Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Mary Hartis
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Margaret Dunn Hartis, 47, of 1222 Melrose Drive died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Barbara Hughes
CHESTER - Mrs. Barbara Foster Hughes, 45, of Chester Townhouse Apartments died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, N.J.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Gore's Funeral Home.

William Ivey "Bill" Long
'Bill' Long, whose life was a stage,dies at 86

Clara Jeter
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Clara Johnson Jeter, 80, of 3191 Passmore Drive died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Old Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. David Taylor officiating.

Mrs. Jeter was a retired payroll clerk and a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Amity Club.

Surviving are her daughter, Ethel J. Sutton of Rock Hill; two sisters, Edith J. Laney of Chesterfield and Elizabeth J. Layding of Berlin, Penn.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter, Ethel J. Sutton, 3191 Passmore Drive, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship United Methodist Church general fund, 1200 Neely Store Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bertie Parker
KERSHAW - Mrs. Bertie Twitty Parker, 83, of 101 White St. died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mrs. Parker was a member of Second Baptist Church, the Women's Missionary Society and the Kershaw Senior Citizens Center. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Chuck Parker of Charlotte and Rick Parker of Lexington, Va.; three daughters, Gwen Blackwell of Aiken, Kathy Dizon of Columbia and Annette Lucas of Great Falls; two sisters, Shelby Sullivan and Carol Adams, both of Columbia; her stepmother, Annie S. Twitty of Kershaw; three half-brothers, Gerald Twitty of Spartanburg, and Bill Twitty and Donny Twitty, both of Columbia; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 7737 Kershaw-Camden Hwy., Kershaw, SC 29067.

Estelle Scruggs
ROCK HILL - Ms. Estelle Scruggs, 79, of 334 Wilhurst St., Apt. D, died Sunday, March 29, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronnie Baxter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Ms. Scruggs attended Fairfield County public schools. She was a member of Union Baptist Church, where she was in the Missionary Society, Church Aid Society, Hymn Choir and the Gold Plus Club.

Surviving are her daughter, Jacqueline Mitchell Pendergrass of the home; her brother, Dan Scruggs of Rock Hill; and four sisters, Lula Scruggs of Rock Hill, Rosie Holmes of Blair, Viola Hurst of Baltimore, and Lindsey Chambers of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Union Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

The body will be placed in the church at noon Thursday.

Betty Totherow
FORT MILL - Mrs. Betty Lawson Totherow, 63, of 109 Watford St. died Tuesday, March 30, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roland Dry and Mike Wallace officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at Bogansville United Methodist Church cemetery in Union.

Mrs. Totherow worked at Springs Industries as a spooler and retired from Armstrong Mills as a weaver. She was a member of Sisk Memorial Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Ernie Totherow and Mike Totherow, both of Fort Mill; her daughter, Kathy Totherow Harvell of Fort Mill; her brother, Belton Hill "Deed" Lawson of Union; four sisters, Fannie Mae Calicutt of West Springs, Myrtle Eureka Smith of Fort Mill, Ann Marie Bobo of Union and Mary Lawson Raines of Kingsport, Tenn; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral home and at other times at the home of her son, Mike Totherow, 1583 Kennel Road, Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, 119 Massey St., Fort Mill, SC 29715 or to Hospice of York County Inc., 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Janie Walker
PHILADELPHIA - Mrs. Janie D. Walker, 81, formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, March 22, 1998.

The funeral will be Friday at Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Burial will be in Philadelphia.

Mrs. Walker was a graduate of Friendship Junior College. She earned her master's degree from Temple University and was a retired school teacher. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in York County. She attended York County public schools.

Surviving are her daughter, Glenecey Jones of Philadelphia; two sisters, Ola D. Hinton of Rock Hill and Mary D. Howard of Patterson, N.J.; and four grandchildren.

Robinson Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.

Marcile Austin
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Marcile Brazil Austin, 67, of 1562 McGill St. died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Sosebee officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Austin was retired from Family Dollar Stores. She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her son, Smitty Ray Montgomery of Rock Hill; her brother, Arnold "Odell" Brazil of Rock Hill; her sister, Doris M. Dennis of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Ernest Buchanan
CHERAW - Mr. Ernest C. Buchanan, 36, died Tuesday, March, 31, 1998, at Chesterfield General Hospital.

The funeral is 3 p.m. Saturday at Peedee Baptist Church in Cheraw. Burial will be at Foundry Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Buchanan was employed at Carolina Canners in Cheraw.

Surviving are his mother, Willie C. Buchanan of Cheraw; five brothers, Willie Louis Jones, Thomas Buchanan, Samuel Buchanan, and James Buchanan, all of Cheraw, and Michael E. Buchanan of Rock Hill; three sisters, Dazree Rowie of Charlotte, and Vanessa Sanders and Scottie Buchanan, both of Cheraw.

The family will receive friends at the home of Willie C. Buchanan, 119 Kershaw St.

Reid Funeral Home is in charge.

James Burke Jr.
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Mr. James Matthew Burke Jr., 80, of Mainlands Unit 3, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Taylor Family Funeral Home.

Mr. Burke was a retired senior customer service representative for Leesona Corp. He was a World War II veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Burke; three sons, Robert Edward Blake of Ohio, John Joseph Burke of Illinois and Timothy Jerome Burke of North Carolina; his daughter, Emily Burke Theriault of Pinellas Park, Fla.; two sisters, Roberta Burke Reisert and Sister Rita Burke, both of Rhode Island; and 10 grandchildren.

Mary Hartis
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Margaret Dunn Hartis, 47, of 1222 Melrose Drive died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Home, with Maj. Robert Butler officiating and Lt. Chuck Whiten assisting. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Hartis was a member of the Salvation Army and was a bookkeeper for Rock Hill schools. She also was the owner and operator of Dunn Mobile Home Park in Rock Hill.

Surviving are her husband, Roy Wayne Hartis; two sons, Anthony Carl Fudge and Ryan Christopher Fudge, both of the home; three stepsons, Roy Wayne Hartis Jr., Ricky Hartis and Jamie Hartis, all of Rock Hill; her daughter, April Elizabeth Fudge of the home; her brother, Carl O. Dunn of Rock Hill; three sisters, Minnie Lou "Lucy" Brown of York, Betty Irene Sexton of Rock Hill and Rebecca Ann Dunn Hinson of Lake Wylie; and her grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 119 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Florrie Jones
CLOVER - Mrs. Florrie Miller Jones, 84, of 1050 Old N. Main St. died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 4 p.m. Friday at Clover First Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Stanford officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was a member of Clover First Baptist Church. She was retired from Chicago Rawhide in Gastonia, N.C.

Surviving are three sons, Richard E. Jones of Clover, Edmond D. Jones of Lake Wylie and Ernest J. Jones of Gastonia, N.C.; her daughter, Dorothy M. Jones of Clover; two sisters, Dorothy Heffington of Florence, Ala., and Joyce Baxter of Eufaula, Ala.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

Hershel King
ROCK HILL - Mr. Hershel I. King, 82, of 3987 Roddy Road died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

William Long
ROCK HILL - Mr. William Ivey "Bill" Long, 86, of 1944 Greenfield Drive died Monday, March 30, 1998, at his home.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tim McClendon officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Mr. Long retired in 1976 from Winthrop University's drama department. He was technical director and later director of "The Lost Colony," a drama about North America's first English settlement, set on the water's edge at Manteo, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Wood Long; two sons, William Ivey Long II of New York and Robert Long of Chapel Hill, N.C.; his daughter, Laura Anne Long of the home; and three grandchildren.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

R.C. Morton
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Mr. R.C. "Ray" Morton, 61, of 1305 W. Gold St. Extension died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Burns officiating. Burial will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery.

Mr. Morton was retired from Exxon Service Station at Union Road and Broad Street in Gastonia.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Ruppe Morton; two sons, Donnie Morton of Lowell, N.C., and Allen Morton of Rock Hill; two daughters, Felecia Black of Conway and Tina Chapman of McAllen, Texas; four brothers, Richard Morton of Newberry, Judson Morton of Belmont, N.C., Gene Morton of Rock Hill and James Morton of Kings Mountain, N.C.; three sisters, Frances Rudisill and Nollie Clemmer, both of Dallas, N.C., and Eula Hancock of Rock Hill; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Harris Funeral Home.

Margaret Norman
CLOVER - Mrs. Margaret Brandon Norman of 404 Smith St. died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at her home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

Barbara Bright
CHESTER - Mrs. Barbara Furr Bright, 49, of 2202 Pressley Road died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at Lexington Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Gregg Keller officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Bright was an employee of Mack Truck. She was a graduate of Chester High School.

Surviving are her husband, James Walton "Will" Bright; her son, Chris Bright of Chester; her daughter, Kasey Ray Collins of Chester; two brothers, Sam Furr of Richburg, and Mike Furr of Great Falls; four sisters, Betty McFalls and Robin Flenniken, both of Chester, Darlene Tessener of Boiling Springs, N.C., and Delores "Phil" Millwood of Great Falls; and her grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Barron Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to First Church of the Nazarene, 182 Pinckney St., Chester, SC 29706.

Roy Campbell
ROCK HILL - Mr. Roy Campbell, 71, of 619 N. Jones St. died Sunday, March 29, 1998 at White Oak Manor in Shelby, N.C.

A memorial service was 2 p.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Revs. Steve Campbell of Shelby, N.C., and Ruble Campbell of Newport, Tenn., officiating.

Mr. Campbell was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred M. Campbell; two sons, Steven R. Campbell and Jerry L. Campbell, both of Shelby, N.C.; his brother, the Rev. Ruble Campbell of Newport, Tenn.; his sister, Martha Campbell of Newport, Tenn.; three grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Greene Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

De-Asia Douglas
ROCK HILL - De-Asia Douglas, infant daughter of Sharnta Douglas, of 1847 Wildcat Road died Thursday, April 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

James Durham
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mr. James Durham, 63, of Brooklyn, formerly of Clover, died Monday, March 30, 1998, in Brooklyn.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home in York.

Ruby Frazier
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mrs. Ruby Lee Martin Frazier, 74, of Greensboro, N.C., died Wednesday, April 1, 1998 in Greensboro, N.C.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Butler officiating.

Mrs. Frazier was a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church. She was retired from Sears.

Surviving are her husband, Charles B. Frazier Jr.; her son, Bob Frazier of Rock Hill; two daughters, Patricia Satterwhite and Brenda Robertson, both of Greensboro, N.C.; her sister, Mae Capps of Greensboro, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary Hartis
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Margaret Dunn Hartis, 47, of 1222 Melrose Drive died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home, with Lt. Chuck Whiten officiating and Maj. Robert Butler assisting. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Hartis was a bookkeeper for the Salvation Army and a member of its church. She also was the owner and operator of Dunn Mobile Home Park in Rock Hill.

Surviving are her husband, Roy Wayne Hartis; two sons, Anthony Carl Fudge and Ryan Christopher Fudge, both of the home; three stepsons, Roy Wayne Hartis Jr., Ricky Hartis and Jamie Hartis, all of Rock Hill; her daughter, April Elizabeth Fudge of the home; her brother, Carl O. Dunn of Rock Hill; three sisters, Minnie Lou "Lucy" Brown of York, Betty Irene Sexton of Rock Hill and Rebecca Ann Dunn Hinson of Lake Wylie; and her granddaughter, Alexis Elizabeth Fudge, whom she helped rear.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 119 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Hershel King
ROCK HILL - Mr. Hershel Irvin King, 82, of 3987 Roddey Road died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at his home.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. Jimmy Holley officiating.

Mr. King was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. He was a retired mechanic, a member of the Masonic Order. He was the widower of Thelma Louise Massey King.

Surviving are his son, James D. King of Rock Hill; three daughters, Carol Melton and Gail Davis, both of Rock Hill, and Susan King of the home; his brother, Paul King of Greenville; two sisters, Bessie Mullis of Cana, Va., and Louise Elrod of Central; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and from 7 to 9 tonight at the home of his son, James D. King, 1160 Volunteer Drive.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Estrella Mesa
MADISONVILLE, Ky. - Mrs. Estrella Mesa, 82 of Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Regional Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. today at Christ The King Catholic Church, with Father Frank Roof officiating.

Surviving are two sons, Dr. Joseph Mesa and George Mesa, both of Madisonville, Ky.

Memorials may be made to St. Vincent DePaul, 101 E. Arch St., Madisonville, KY 42431.

Barnett-Strother Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ed Minix
YORK - Mr. Ed Roy Minix, 63, 2179 U.S. 321 North died Thursday, April 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Minix was a retired aircraft mechanic with USAir.

Surviving are his wife, Kerrie Jane Kuiper Minix; his son, George Ray Minix of Bridgeport, Texas; two daughters, Deborah Jean Minix Hall of Weatherford, Texas and Katrina Lynne Minix Spann of Kerdons, Texas; two sisters, Allien Minix McDonald of Wolfe City, Texas and Jean Minix Cathey of Grapevine, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Melvin Mitchell
EDGEMOOR - Mr. Melvin Stead Mitchell, 85, of 3523 Mount Holly Road died Thursday, April 2, 1998, at his home.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Mount Holly United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Arthur Holt officiating.

Mr. Mitchell was an assistant dyer at Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co. for 44 years.

Surviving are his son, Clyde Mitchell of Edgemoor; his daughter, Faye Faulkenberry of Edgemoor; two brothers, Walter Mitchell and Mason Mitchell, both of Rock Hill; his sister, Lillian Hamilton of Rock Hill; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the church following the service and at other times at the home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Norman
CLOVER - Mrs. Margaret Brandon Norman, 66, of 404 Smith St. died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at her home.

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Woodside Cemetery, with the Revs. Paul Hutchison and Jack Robinson officiating.

Mrs. Norman was a graduate of Winthrop College. She was a high school chemistry and biology teacher for York School District 1 and Clover School District 2. She was a former chemical analyst for Celanese Corp. of America and senior chemical/size technician for BASF Structural Materials. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Clover.

Surviving are her daughter, Catherine Norman of Rock Hill; two brothers, William D. Brandon of York and Leon Brandon of Hampton, Va.; three sisters, Alice B. Carroll and Susan Brandon, both of York, and Lillian Dinklage of Belmont, Mass.; and her grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 124 Bethel St., Clover, SC 29710 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Karen Crawford
YORK - Mrs. Karen Zanesky Crawford, 40, of 108 Creekside Drive in Fort Mill died Friday, April 3, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michael Faulkner officiating and Pastor Ron Lambright assisting. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

Mrs. Crawford was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Fred Crawford Jr.; two sons, Scott Willmott of Norwalk, Conn., and Troy Tuozzolo of Fort Mill; four daughters, Dawn Willmott of Norwalk, Conn., and Brooke Tuozzolo, Brittney Tuozzolo, and Taylor Tuozzolo, all of Fort Mill; her parents, Robert G. Zanesky and Barbara Zanesky of Fort Mill; two brothers, Robert Zanesky of Fort Mill and Paul Zanesky of Norwalk, Conn.; her sister, Alyson Z. Lanter of Fort Mill; and her maternal grandmother, Jean Perrin Adams of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Karen Jean Memorial to Improve, Help and Enhance Marriage, Joy Center Church Ministries, c/o Cana Wedding Chapel, 3099 Hwy 21, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Nancy Dinkins
FORT MILL - Mrs. Nancy Cleo Patterson Dinkins, 83, formerly of Hensley Road, died Friday, April 3, 1998, at the Rehabilitation and Nursing Home of Monroe, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Taylor Campbell officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Dinkins was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving is her daughter, Joyce Caskey Osborne of Fort Mill; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 tonight at St. John's United Methodist Church and at other times at the home of Joyce Caskey Osborne, 1285 Hensley Road.

Viewing will be from 7:30 to 8:30 tonight at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Mid-State Chapter, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202-7044.

James Durham
LAKE WYLIE - Mr. James Durham, 63, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Clover, died Monday, March 30, 1998, in Brooklyn.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Terrence Jones officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Durham was a native of Clover.

Surviving are his wife, Irene Deloris Durham; his son, James Durham Jr. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three daughters, Teresa Kendrick and Lois Stewart, both of Fort Hood, Texas, and Lillian Durham of Brooklyn, N.Y.; his mother, Annie Durham Kendrick of Lake Wylie; four brothers, Lewis McKinney of North Hill, Pa., Robert Kendrick and Leroy Kendrick, both of Gastonia, N.C., and Harold Kendrick of Elloree; four sisters, Farrie Thomas and Lizzie Johnson, both of Gastonia, N.C., and Mary Knox and Naomi Kendrick, both of Lake Wylie; and seven grandchildren.

The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Wright Funeral Home in York is in charge of arrangements.

Tomiesean Heffney
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Tomiesean Heffney of 362-A Heckle Court died Friday, April 3, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Clemons Funeral Home.

Barbara Hughes
CHESTER - Mrs. Barbara Foster Hughes, 45, of Chester Townhouse Apartments died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, N.J.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Antioch Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paul Long officiating and the Revs. Ricky Daniel, Dennis White and Tommy Sanders assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Holy Place Church. She graduated from Finley High School in Chester.

Surviving are her son, Eric J. Stroud of Chester; two daughters, Keshia C. Stroud and Bertha O. Stroud, both of Chester; four brothers, Frank D. Foster of New Carrolton, Md., James Harvey Foster of Capitol Heights, Md., Billy M. Foster of Oxen Hill, Md., and Joseph Foster of Chester; five sisters, Maggie King of Crystal River, Fla., Gladys Foster, Patricia O. Foster and Gloria Brown, all of Piscataway, N.J.; and Mable L. Richardson of Edison, N.J.; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Gore's Funeral Home.

The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bonnie Lawing
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Bonnie Jane Foster Lawing, 61, of Charlotte died Friday, April 3, 1998, at her daughter's home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Olivet Presbyterian Church in McConnells. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Lawing retired from the transportation department of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools after 25 years. She was active in the Derita OES No. 326 and was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Bonnie Weaver of Wilmington, N.C., and Susan White of Charlotte; her mother, Lilla D. Foster of Rock Hill; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Olivet Church cemetery fund, 159 Church St., McConnells, SC 29726.

Wilson Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Billy Myers
ROCK HILL - Mr. Billy Joe "B.J." Myers, 71, of 3301 Penshurst Road died Friday, April 3, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Woodhaven Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paul Noe officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Myers was retired from Bowater and Duke Energy. He was a charter member of Woodhaven Baptist Church, and was a Navy veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Wanda Murphy Myers; two sons, Kreg Myers and Chuck Myers, both of Rock Hill; his daughter, Kenie Crawford of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Len Branham and Bengie Branham, both of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Celeste Gaston of Rock Hill; his sister, Betty Barry of Ponca City, Okla.; three grandchildren; and six stepgrandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Louise Poteat
PINEVILLE, N.C.- Mrs. Louise Black Poteat, 77, of Pineville, N.C., died Thursday, April 2, 1998, at Mercy Hospital.

The funeral will be private.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Poteat, was retired from the Pineville Shoe Shop. She was a member of Steele Creek Presbyterian Church.

Surviving is her son, John T. Poteat Jr. of Pineville, N.C.; her brother, Robert H. Black of Woburn, Mass.; and two sisters, Correane Starnes and Carrie Estelle Luke, both of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at McEwen Funeral Service, Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road in Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or the American Heart Association, 1300 Baxter St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

Radames Ramos
CLOVER - Mr. Radames Castro Ramos, 65, of 103 Fairview St. died Friday, April 3, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Warren Zehrung officiating.

Mr. Ramos was a certified pipe welder with ABB Combustion Engineering in Kings Mountain, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Kay Frances Ervin Ramos; his father, Antonio Ramos of Cleveland, Ohio; and four sisters, Maria Carrabello of Parma Heights, Ohio, and Sophia Arzuaga, Iris Ramos and Maria Witt of Cleveland, Ohio.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home.


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