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Doris Childers
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Doris Brooks Childers, 62, of 707 Patriot Parkway, Apt. 403, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998 at her home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Patricia Griffith-Fallaw officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.
A Rock Hill native, Mrs. Childers was a retiree of Defenders Resort, Heritage USA, Defenders Industries and Rosewood Elementary School. She was a homemaker and a member of West End Baptist Church. She was the widow of Leroy Childers.
Surviving are three sons, Tony Childers and Michael Childers, both of Lake Wylie, and Lane Childers of Rock Hill; two daughters, Kimberly C. Barfield and Sandra Johnson, both of Rock Hill; her stepson, Don L. Childers of Charlotte; her stepdaughter, Deannie C. Carter of York; a number of brothers and sisters; and nine grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Doris Childers Memorial Fund, PO Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Clinton
CLOVER - Mrs. Margaret Mae Hall Clinton, 80, of 2121 S.C. 55E. died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Bethel Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. John Gess and Richard Swartz officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
A York County native, Mrs. Clinton was retired from the York County Sheriff's Department. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her husband, Howard "Boot" Leslie Clinton of Clover; two sons, Howard Leslie Clinton Jr. of Hendersonville, N.C., and John Campbell Clinton of Clover; her sister, Mary Campbell Hall of York; and five grandchildren.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Frank Crowder
LANDO - Mr. Frank P. Crowder, 65, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. William Evans officiating.
Born in York County, Mr. Crowder was formerly employed with Rock Hill Printing and Finishing and Manetta Mills. He was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Jeane Hagler Crowder; his daughter, Diane Woods of Georgia; two sisters, Jacqueline Robinson and Louise Hamm of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to York County Humane Society, PO Box 10261, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Sadie Davis
CLOVER - Mrs. Sadie Laura Davis, 76, of 112 Smith St. died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Faith Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mark Collins officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Born in York County, Mrs. Davis was retired from Bowling Green Spinning.
Surviving are her husband, Jack E. Davis of the home; three sons, Robert Kale of Taylors, Tommy Kale of Clover and Gene Davis of Gastonia, N.C.; two daughters, Jackie Davis of Louisiana and Barbara Bowman of Clover; two brothers, Eddie Howard of Hickory, N.C., and Sammual Howard of York; her sister, Ruth Estes of Gastonia, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Clover Rescue Squad, PO Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Theron Hancock
LANCASTER - Mr. Theron Gary "Buck" Hancock, 45, of 2653 Kirkover Drive died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Lancaster Church of God, with the Rev. Lacy Jones officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.
A Lancaster native, Mr. Hancock was a member of Crestview Baptist Church and was a millwright and welder for AME in Fort Mill.
Surviving are his daughter, Jodie Hancock of Lancaster; his mother, Frances Cauthen Hancock of Lancaster; four sisters, Joyce Anderson of Chester, and Gale Morgan, Susan Rushing and Joanne Jowers, all of Lancaster.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Lancaster Church of God building fund, 1437 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Ricky Hayes
CAMDEN - Mr. Ricky Lavern Hayes, 47, of 2537 Lockhart Road died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Clarence Dorman and Ricky Campbell officiating. Burial will be at Refuge Baptist Church cemetery.
A Camden native, Mr. Hayes was a member of Refuge Baptist Church and a carpenter.
Surviving are his wife, Deborah Ann Hayes; his son, R. Sheldon Hayes of Camden; his parents, John Elmer and Nellie M. Hayes of Kershaw; and his brother, John M. "Mickey" Hayes of Kershaw.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Elizabeth Horency
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth Basile Horency, 76, of 127 Murrah Drive died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.
A funeral Mass will be 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Grace Church in Greensburg, Pa. Burial will be at Greensburg Catholic cemetery in Greensburg, Pa.
A native of Greensburg, Pa., Mrs. Horency was a retired administrator at University of Buffalo and was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church in Greensburg, Pa.
Surviving are her son, Russell Horency of Rock Hill; her mother, Mary Sabatine Basile of Greensburg, Pa.; her sister, Lucille Guerrieri of Greensburg, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Pa.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Alma Humphries
ROCK HILL - Miss Alma B. Humphries, 83, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Born in Lancaster County, Miss Humphries was employed at Celanese, where she was a spinner for 30 years. She was a member of West End Baptist Church.
Surviving are several cousins and numerous friends.
Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Carolina Funeral & Cremation Center is in charge.

Lawrence Kithcart
FORT MILL - Mr. Lawrence Michael "Larry" Kithcart, 48, of 7655 Charlotte Highway died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Hall at Winthrop University.
Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., Mr. Kithcart was a fiscal analyst supervisor at Winthrop University, where he received his master's in business administration. He served two U.S. Army tours of duty during the Vietnam era and earned a bronze star.
Surviving are his wife, Lyn McGuirt Kithcart; his son, Lawrence Maurice Kithcart of Fort Mill; his brother, Herbert Maurice Kithcart of Canyon, Texas; and two sisters, Linda Jane Curtis of Weaverville, N.C., and Diana Roberta Nash of New York City, N.Y.
Memorials may be made to a certificate of deposit fund established with Winthrop Credit Union for his son's educational or related expenses. Forward contributions to Winthrop Credit Union, c/o Cathy Grant, Crawford Building, Rock Hill, SC 29733.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles McWhite
ROCK HILL - Mr. Charles Steven "Charlie" McWhite, 46, of 820 Susan Circle died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Jack Steele Sr.
BURLINGTON, N.C - Mr. Jack Edwin Steele Sr., 88, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Burlington, with the Rev. Skip Williams officiating. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Steele was retired from Duke Power Company after 48 years of service. He was a charter member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Juanita Ephland Steele of Rock Hill.
Surviving are two sons, Jack E. Steele Jr. of Columbia and C. Thomas Steele Sr. of Burlington; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 609 Trail 2, Burlington, NC 27215.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Service in Burlington is in charge.

Mitchell Bouware
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Mr. Mitchell L. Bouware, 34, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Arant AME Zion Church in Richburg, with Rev. L. Ellison officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Mr. Bouware was a Chester County native. He was self-employed.
Surviving are his mother, Charlotte Bouware, his son, Mitchell Harris of Alexandria; his daughter, Anisha Harris of Alexandria; two brothers, David Bouware of Lancaster and William Bouware of Atlanta; and two sisters, Mary Hyatt of Lancaster and Joan Butcher of Alexandria.
The family will receive friends at the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday and at other times at 1456 Locustwood Drive in Lancaster.
Crawford Funeral Home is in charge.

Julia Combs
FORT MILL - Mrs. Julia Reeves Combs, 73, of Fort Mill died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Unity Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob Costner officiating.
Mrs. Combs was a North Wilkesboro, N.C., native. She was the widow of James W. Combs. Retired from Springs Industries, she later owned the Big C Superette and had worked at the Fort Mill Golf Club Grill. She was a member of Lighthouse Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Surviving are her brother, Conrad Reeves of North Wilkesboro, N.C.; and her sister, Rachel Carter of Sanford, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Doris Marks, 1197 Doby Court in Fort Mill.

Mary Belle Deal
CLOVER - Mrs. Mary Belle Hull Deal, 72, of 1481 Edge Park Road died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Ramah Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Al Daniel officiating. Burial will be at Beersheba Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Deal was an active member of Ramah Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years. She was a graduate of Hickory Grove High School and was semi-retired from Linda B. Apparel in Clover.
Surviving are her husband, Willie Deal; her son, Willie Deal Jr. of Clover; three daughters, Judy Adkins of Piedmont, Phyllis Adkins of Easley and Janet Daniel of Mint Hill, N.C.; her brother, Howard Hull of Smyrna; her sister, Helen Ramsey of Smyrna; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.
Memorials may be made to Ramah Presbyterian Church, 980 Ramah Road, York, SC 29745 or Beersheba Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, 130 S. Beersheba Road, York, SC 29745.

William Dowis
FORT MILL - Mr. William B. Dowis, 89, of 300 Springs St. died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at his home.
A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Unity Cemetery, with Dr. Daniel Holloway Jr. and the Rev. Jeannie Bickett officiating.
Mr. Dowis retired as the South Carolina sales representative for Ashe Brick Co. He was a Mason and a Shriner, and served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church and was a deacon and trustee.
Surviving is his wife, Louise Massey Dowis.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Memorials may be made to Unity Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1267, Fort Mill, SC 29716.
Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Adelee Harvey
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Adelee Pressley Harvey, 71, of 1098 Ebinport Road, Apt. 5C, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at West Main Church of the Nazarene, with the Revs. John Powell, Marion Pressley and Curtis Cameron officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
A native of Great Falls, Mrs. Harvey was a member of West Main Church of the Nazarene, where she was an active member of the Sunday school and Joy Club. She attended Second Baptist Church in Great Falls prior to moving to Rock Hill.
Surviving are her son, Billy Harvey of Taylors; two daughters, Janice Culp of Rock Hill and Kay Dease of Catawba; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home of her daughter, Janice Culp, 3149 Lockhaven Road, Rock Hill.
Memorials may be made to West Main Church of the Nazarene, 832 W. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Killian
CHESTER - Mr. Benjamin "Bop" Killian of 126 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at his home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home.

Lillian Logan
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lillian Logan, 80, of 1851 Matthews Drive died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at her home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Paul Mathis
ROCK HILL - Mr. Paul Lee William Mathis, 78, of 1780 Allison Circle died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Stanley Fuller and David Burton officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
Mr. Mathis was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church and was retired from Randolph Yarns. He served in the Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Smith Mathis; his son, Paul Arnold Mathis of Rock Hill; his daughter, Iris Holler of Rock Hill; two brothers, Claude Mathis of Newton, N.C., and Ray Mathis of Maiden, N.C.; his sister, Velma Ingle of Lincolnton, N.C.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, and at other times at the home, 1780 Allison Circle.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730, or to the charity of one's choice.

Helen Riddle
CLOVER - Mrs. Helen Davis Riddle, 80, of 5830 S.C. 557 died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John Gess officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Mrs. Riddle was the widow of Robert Pressley Riddle and a lifelong member of Bethel Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Winthrop University in 1938 and retired from Bethel Elementary as a school teacher.
Surviving are her daughter, Betty D. Riddle of Charlotte.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2445 S.C. 557, Clover, SC 29710.

Louise Schroeder
LAKE WYLIE - Mrs. A. Louise Schroeder, 99, of Lake Wylie died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Center.
The funeral will be Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery in South Euclid, Ohio.
Mrs. Schroeder was a Cleveland, Ohio, native. She moved to Lake Wylie in 1984, and was a homemaker and member of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Rock Hill.
Surviving are two sons, Lawrence D. Schroeder of Lake Wylie and Neil R. Schroeder of Worcester, Mass.; and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 144 Caldwell St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Harry & Bryant Co. of Charlotte is serving the family.

Henry Smith
ROCK HILL - The Rev. Henry Elexander Smith, 77, of 1306 Christopher Circle died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

China Wilson
ROCK HILL - Ms. China L. Wilson of 328 Roddey St. died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Kaye Carter
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Kaye Dallas Carter of 893 Ragin Lane died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at her home.
A memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. William Fox officiating.
Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Carter was the chief financial officer of York County Natural Gas. She was a member of the S.C. Association of CPAs.
Surviving are her husband, Roy B. Carter of Rock Hill; her son, Brad Carter of Atlanta; her parents, Ervin and Evelyn Dallas of Rock Hill; and her brother, Dennis H. Dallas of Rock Hill.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to the S.C. Association of CPAs Educational Foundation for Kaye Carter scholarship, c/o S.C. Association of CPAs, 570 Chris Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169.

Ruth Gilmore
YORK - Mrs. Ruth B. Gilmore, 86, of 509 California Circle died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Joe Hemphill
CHESTER - Mr. Joe Curtis Hemphill, 88, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of Columbia Street, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home.

Margaret Keeffe
FORT MILL - Mrs. Margaret Lambert Keeffe, 46, of 11681 Harrisburg Road died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stough Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. Grady Faulk officiating and the Revs. Lee Davis and Bruce League assisting. Burial will be at Pineville Cemetery.
Born in West Jefferson, N.C., Mrs. Keeffe was a member of Eastern Star Chapter No. 286 in Indian Land. She was a member of Stough Memorial Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and choir member. She was a member of the Ladies II Sunday school class and was a packer at Carolina Foods in Charlotte for a number of years.
Surviving are her husband, Jonathan D. Keeffe of the home; two daughters, Mildred Ann Brooks of Lenoir, N.C., and Stella Keeffe of the home; her mother, Stella Mae Mullis Lambert of Charlotte; two brothers, Roger Lambert of Hopkins and Terry Lambert of Norfolk, Va.; and four granddaughters.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Stough Memorial Baptist Church and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Stough Memorial Baptist Church, 705 Lakeview Drive, Pineville, NC 28134.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Lillian Logan
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lillian Chisolm Logan, 80, of 1851 Matthews Drive died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Bible Church, with the Rev. George Schultz officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
A native of Varnville, Mrs. Logan was a member of Trinity Christian Church and its Susanne Johnson Women's Circle. She was a retired school teacher and taught in York County schools. She was the widow of David Franklin Logan.
Surviving are her son, Ben F. Logan of Griffin, Ga.; two brothers, Lee Chisolm of Moncks Corner and Robert Chisolm of Hendersonville, N.C.; two sisters, Vera Taylor of Hendersonville, N.C., and Lydia Campbell of Cayce; 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.

H.E. Smith
ROCK HILL - Mr. H.E. Smith, 77, of 1306 Christopher Circle died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church, with the Revs. Robert Lang, Ray Payne, Ken Baker and Jerry Smith officiating.
Born in Plainville, Ga., the Rev. Smith was a member of Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church and was retired from the ministry after 44 years. He was a graduate of Bible Training Institute.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Dodd Smith; two sons, Henry Eugene Smith of Rock Hill and Jerry Preston Smith of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two daughters, Joyce Myree Lang of Summerville and Carolyn Joy Hamilton of Rock Hill; his sister, Fannie Mae Allen of Plainville, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church, P.O. Box 3516, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Shirley Smith
ASHEBORO, N.C. - Mrs. Shirley Curtis Smith, 62, of 5171 Dogwood Trail died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at High Point Regional Hospital.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sechrest Funeral Home in Archdale, with the Revs. Clarence Page and Ulysses Mashburn officiating. Burial will be at Floral Garden Park Cemetery.
Born in Davidson County, Mrs. Smith was employed at Concept Plastics and was a member of Grace and Mercy Holiness Church.
Surviving are her husband, Roland L. Smith of the home; her son, Danny Wray of Rock Hill; two daughters, Lee Ann Eason of the home and Lynn Reeves of Delco; three brothers, Charles Curtis, Ben Curtis and Ronald Curtis, all of Rock Hill; two sisters, Sylvia Nalley and Marcene Hinson, both of Rock Hill; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Grace and Mercy Holiness Church, 1225 Dorris St., High Point, NC 27263.

Evelyn Stewart
CLOVER - Mrs. Evelyn McCarter Stewart, 85, of 492 S.C. 161 North died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany ARP Church, with the Rev. Alan Morrow officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
A York County native, Mrs. Stewart was a lifelong member of Bethany ARP Church and a piano instructor. She was a graduate of Bethany High School and was the widow of E. Lee Stewart.
Surviving are two sons, Keith Stewart of Gaffney and Jeff Stewart of Clover; her daughter, Letitia S. Harris of Concord, N.C.; two sisters, Helen Cook and Edna Cox, both of Clover; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Bethany ARP Church, 1400 S.C. Hwy. 161 North, Clover, SC 29710 or to the charity of one's choice.

China Wilson
ROCK HILL - Miss China Lee Wilson, 85, of 1072 Browser St. died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Nazareth Baptist Church, with the Rev. John H. Bailey officiating and the Revs. Charles Kiser, John McCoy, Melvin Douglas and evangelist Sandra McCoy assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Miss Wilson attended York County public schools and was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church. She was a retired domestic worker, leader of Hymn Choir No. 2 and a member of AP&B Society No. 23.
Surviving are her son, Otis Wilson of Rock Hill; two daughters, Lula Bell Simpson and Susie Smith, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Susie Roseboro of Rock Hill; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the home of her son, 328 Roddey St.
The body may be viewed from 1 to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Home.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Dawn Bell
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Ms. Dawn Prater Bell, 24, of 1505 Margrace Road died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at her home.
Burial was at Grover Cemetery in Grover.
A Cleveland County, N.C., native, Ms. Bell was a member of Trinity Church of the Living God.
Surviving are two sons, Timothy Bell and Joshua Bell, both of the home; her father, Richard Prater of York; her mother and stepfather, Vicky and Bob Williams of Kings Mountain; her sister, Kerry McKenzie of Belmont, N.C.; three stepbrothers, Danny Williams, Bobby Williams and Larston Williams, all of Kings Mountain; five stepsisters, Lisa Shirley of High Point, N.C., Carol Oliver, Donna Johnson, Joann Smart and Brenda Stroupe, all of Kings Mountain; and her maternal grandfather, Odell Smart of Kings Mountain.
Harris Funeral Home is in charge.

Fred Boyd
ROCK HILL - Mr. Fred L. Boyd, 68, of 6265 Williamson Road died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Sam Parker officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Gaston County, N.C., Mr. Boyd was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon. He was formerly employed at Johnson Motor Lines, self-employed as a dairy man and farmer at Green Acres Farm, co-founder and manager of Brattonville Hunt Club and founder, president and CEO of York Transportation Inc. from 1983 to 1994. He was a member of Rock Hill Masonic Lodge No. 111 and the Hejaz Shrine Temple.
Surviving are his wife, Faye B. Boyd; his son, Larry E. Boyd; five daughters, Ellen B. Kay, Tina B. Catoe, Janie Boyd, Leslie B. Mitchell and Rebecca Boyd, all of Rock Hill; six brothers, L.H. Boyd Jr. and Erskine Boyd, both of Gaston County, N.C., Leo Boyd of Kingsport, Tenn., E. Neal Boyd, Dean D. Boyd and J. Pressley Boyd, all of Rock Hill; two sisters, Jean B. Love of Gaston County, N.C., and Kathleen A. Smith of Rock Hill; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church cemetery fund, 4858 McConnells Highway, York, SC 29745.

Keaton Campion
EASLEY - Keaton Allen-Ray Campion, the infant son of Jeff Eugene and Jill Medford Campion, of 105 Mockingbird Lane, was born and died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, in Greenville.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Sam Hobson officiating.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Christopher Campion of the home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Campion of Morganton, N.C.; his maternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Ray Medford of Gastonia, N.C.; his maternal great-grandfather, Burl Allen of Gastonia, N.C.; and his maternal great-grandmother, Esther Medford of Weaverville, N.C.
The family will receive friends in the church sanctuary after the service.
Memorials may be made to New Hope Presbyterian Church, 4357 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28056 or to the charity of one's choice.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Ruth Gilmore
YORK - Mrs. Ruth Bratton Gilmore, 86, of 509 California Circle died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Zion Baptist Church in McConnells, with Dr. John T. McCoy officiating and Dr. Darial Jackson, the Rev. George McCoy and evangelist Sandra McCoy assisting. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Born in Brattonsville, Mrs. Gilmore was a homemaker and a lifelong member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she was a member of the senior choir, the missionary society and the Sunday school. She also was a member of the York Community Prayer Band.
Surviving are five sons, Eddie Mansel Gilmore and William H. Gilmore, both of York, Robert Lee Gilmore of Gastonia, N.C., Larry B. Gilmore of Silver Springs, Md., and George A. Gilmore of Auburn, Mass.; five daughters, Sarah McClain, Naomi Kendrick and Diane Odom, all of York, Belle Barnette Falls of Gastonia, N.C., and Margaret E. Finch of Rock Hill; her brother, Henry Bratton of Washington, D.C.; her sister, Ira Belle Singleton of Washington, D.C.; 48 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7 tonight at Wright Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Susan Hargrave
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Susan Anita Lewis Hargrave, 13510 Bath Abbey Court died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at her sister's home in Rock Hill.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Millie Hullett
YORK - Mrs. Millie Humphries Hullett, 75, of 10-A Cedar Terrace died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at York Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Hullett was born in York and was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, O. Neil Hullett of York; three sons, Buddy Humphries and Butch Hartness, both of York, and David Hartness of Rock Hill; four daughters, Marie Edens of Hilton Head, Josephine Vinson of Seneca, and Nancy Parker and Shirley Howe, both of York; her sister, Katie Moses; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home.

James Lee
ROCK HILL - Mr. James Richard Lee, 50, of 1514 McGill St. died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at his home.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with Harry Collins officiating.
Born in Lowrys, Mr. Lee was a member of Lowrys Baptist Church. He was employed by Duke Power Co. and Daniels Construction. He served in the Air Force.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret "Peggy" Lee; his daughter, Deborah Lee Wright of Rock Hill; his grandson that he reared, Matthew James Lee of the home; and his nephew, Michael Lee of Rock Hill.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Memorials may be made to York County Hospice, 325 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Rev. H.E. Smith
ROCK HILL - The Rev. H.E. Smith, 77, of 1306 Christopher Circle died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church, with the Revs. Robert Lang, Ray Payne, Ken Baker and Jerry Smith officiating.
Born in Plainville, Ga., the Rev. Smith was a member of Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church and was retired from the ministry after 44 years. He was a graduate of Bible Training Institute.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Dodd Smith; two sons, Henry Eugene Smith of Rock Hill and Jerry Preston Smith of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two daughters, Joyce Myree Lang of Summerville and Carolyn Joy Hamilton of Rock Hill; his sister, Fannie Mae Allen of Plainville, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Harvest Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy Church, P.O. Box 3516, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

China Wilson
ROCK HILL - Miss China Lee Wilson, 85, of 1072 Browser St. died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Nazareth Baptist Church, with the Rev. John H. Bailey officiating and the Revs. Charles Kiser, John McCoy, Melvin Douglas and evangelist Sandra McCoy assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Miss Wilson attended York County public schools and was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church. She was a retired domestic worker, mother of Hymn Choir No. 2 and a member of AP&B Society No. 23.
Surviving are her son, Otis Wilson of Rock Hill; two daughters, Lula Bell Simpson and Susie Smith, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Susie Roseboro of Rock Hill; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the home of her son, 328 Roddey St.
The body may be viewed from from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Home.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. today.


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