Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Marjorie Allen
SPARTANBURG - Mrs. Marjorie Bristow Allen, 67, of Spartanburg, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at her home.

A memorial service was Saturday.

Mrs. Allen was a reporter for the Wynnewood Gazette in Wynnewood, Okla. She was employed as a secretary in the early 1970's at the Museum of York County and was a placement officer with Snelling & Snelling in Rock Hill.

Surviving are two sons, Robert Allen and James Allen, both of Spartanburg; her brother, Robert O'Neil Bristow of Rock Hill; and six grandchildren.

Nannie Bailey
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nannie L. Bailey, 84, of 1108 Edwards St. died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry McNair officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Mrs. Bailey was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church and a retiree of J.P. Stevens Industrial Plant with 25 years service. She was the widow of C.W. Bailey.

Surviving are her son, William M. "Bill" Bailey of Rock Hill; five daughters, Leola Gatlin of Hope Mills, N.C., Betty Crews of Mooresville, N.C., Barbara Price of Myrtle Beach, Fran Sheets of Charlotte, and Martha Hilton of Catawba; her brother, Frank Macomnson of Charlotte; her sister, Mary Brassell of Charlotte; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the the home of her son, 1303 Deas St. in Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 1316, Columbia, SC 29202.

Burley Bowman
LANCASTER - Mr. Burley James Bowman died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Rogers officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Bowman was a member of Sherwood Baptist Church, where he was active in the Men's Brotherhood.

Surviving are three sisters, Betty Sutton of Liberty, Beatrice Sparks of Johnson City, Tenn., and Ruby Brown of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two half-sisters, Cathy Taylor of Anderson and Marcine Gainey of Lancaster; her stepmother, Ida Chattam of Anderson; and her stepbrother, Edward Baggott of Anderson.

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

Memorials may be made to Sherwood Baptist Church building fund, 1030 Darlene Blvd., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Louise Burgess
LANCASTER - Mrs. Louise Boling Ballard Burgess, 73, of 1153 6th St. died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at The Temple Baptist Church, with the Revs. Curtis Cameron and W.C. Wallace officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Burgess was a member of The Temple Baptist Church and was a former foster parent.

Surviving are her son, James A. Ballard of West Springfield, Mass; two daughters, Janet Blackmon of Kershaw and Gloria Comunale of Bivalve, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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

Josie Chalk
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Josie Bell Parks Chalk of 218 Poag St. died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Boyd Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating and the Revs. T.R. Jones, McKinley Woods and David L. Hill assisting. The Rev. James W. Hope will give the eulogy. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Chalk was a native of Chester County, where she attended the public schools. A homemaker, she was a former member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Rock Hill schools.

Surviving are five sons, William T. Chalk Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., Richard Lee Chalk of Columbia, Jessie Chalk, Raymond Chalk and Willie Chalk, all of Rock Hill; her daughter, Sara A. Barber of Rock Hill; a granddaughter whom she reared, Jessie Mae Edwards of Rock Hill; a nephew whom she reared, Lawrence Parks of Rock Hill; three brothers, Paul L. Parks Jr. and Alonzo "Jack" Parks, both of Rock Hill, and Theodore Parks of Chester; three sisters, Ola Mae Chalk and Clorinda Pendergrass, both of Chester, and Alberta Carey of Greenport, N.Y.; 34 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchilden.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 218 Poag St., and also at 201 Town and Country Lane, Apt. 188 in Chester.

The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Jerry Deese
LANCASTER - Mr. Jerry Wayne "Whitey" Deese, 39, of 506 W. Arch St. died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joel Rhyner officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Deese was a plumber.

Surviving are his wife, Renea Terry Deese; three sons, Daniel Lee Deese, Samuel Wayne Deese and Jonathan Thomas Terry, all of Fort Lawn; his daughter, Christy Knight of Lancaster; his mother, Thelma Sellers Deese of Lancaster; four brothers, Winfred Deese Jr., Gerald E. Deese, Donnie R. Deese and Dennis G. Deese, all of Lancaster; and his sister Carolyn Collins of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Alice Gibson
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Alice Margaret Hughes Gibson, 93, of 2471 Gibson St. died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lakewood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tim Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Gibson was a retired nurse, who worked at Dr. Grover Sheppard's office in Fort Mill for 26 years. She was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charles Prewton Gibson.

Surviving are her son, Bobby Glenn Gibson Sr. of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her son, 2471 Gibson St.

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church building fund, 3520 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Julius Graham
ROCK HILL - Mr. Julius H. Graham, 79, of 742 Midvale Ave. died Friday, April 10, 1998, at Dorn V.A. Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Boyd Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating, assisted by the Revs. Claire Marsh, James Thompson, C.H. Williams and Wesley Byars. The Rev. Richard A. Graham will give the eulogy. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mr. Graham was retired from The Herald, was a member of Boyd Hill Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and the Federation of the Blind. He was a member of the Rock Hill Senior Citizens, a graduate of Emmett Scott High School and attended Friendship Junior College.

Surviving are his wife, the Rev. Inez G. Graham; six sons, Robert L. Graham of San Francisco, the Rev. James F. Graham of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Clarence H. Graham, the Rev. Richard A. Graham, Julius O. Graham and Charles R. Graham, all of Rock Hill; four daughters, Lucille Johnson of Far Rockaway, N.Y., Catherine Holley of Charlotte, and Helen Ruth Graham and Doris McCullough, both of Columbia; three sisters, Betty Davis of Phoenix, Ariz., and Margaret Fisher and Helen Franklin, both of Rock Hill; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

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

Malcolm Howell
CHESTER - Mr. Malcolm Lee Howell, 77, formerly of Summersby Street in Chester, died Saturday, April 11, 1998, in Salisbury, Md.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Armenia United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Mary Green Kearse officiating.

Mr. Howell was retired from Steward Oil Transportation as a diesel engineer. He was the widower of Patricia Purrell Howell. He was a senior member of Armenia United Methodist Church with 68 years of membership. He served in the Marines in World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5903. He attended Chester County schools.

Surviving are his son, Malcolm Lee Howell Jr. of Richburg; two daughters, Janice Howell Hastings of Chester and Neda Howell Owens of Crisfield, Md.; and two sisters, Edith Howell Grant of Chester and Annie Ruth Howell Campbell of Maui, Hawaii.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Barron Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Armenia Cemetery Association, 820 Pickney Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Titus Ivory
CHARLOTTE - Mr. Titus Lavell Ivory of 4329 Hyde Park Drive, formerly of Rock Hill, died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

The funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be at Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Ivory was manager of American Product Distributor INK of Charlotte.

Surviving are his wife, Carlenia Graham Ivory; three sons, Titus Ivory II, Terrell Ivory, and Robert Graham, all of Charlotte; his daughter, Lisa Johnson of Detroit, Mich.; his mother, Emily Richardson Ivory of Los Angeles; and his sister, Darnell Ivory of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3301 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216.

King Funeral Home in Charlotte is in charge.

Moquitta Lackey
CLOVER - Mrs. Moquitta Arrowood Lackey, 64, of 308A Willow Oaks died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clover Church of God, with the Rev. Verson Hodges officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Lackey was the widow of Marvin Lackey Jr. and a member of Clover Church of God. She was retired from Klear Knit.

Surviving are her son, Roger Dale Lackey of Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Debra L. Stewart of Clover and Tammy L. Bailey of Conway; two brothers, Earl Arrowood and T.M. Arrowood, both of Clover; and a grandchild.

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

James Mayfield
CHESTER - Mr. James H. "Booster" Mayfield, 54, of 5552 Woods Ferry Road died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

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

Claude Tarleton Sr.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Claude Bennett Tarleton Sr., 92, died Saturday, April, 11, 1998, in Asheville.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Greene Funeral Home in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Robert J. Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

An Anson County, N.C., native, Mr. Tarleton served in the Army and worked about 15 years at Pee Dee Manufacturing Co. in Rockingham, N.C., and later at Gold-Tex and the Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. He retired in the early 1970s. Afterward, he lived in Ellebe, N.C.; Greenwood, S.C.; and in Asheville. He was a member of Pee Dee Baptist Church in Rockingham, N.C.; Park Baptist in Rock Hill and First Baptist Church in Ellebe, N.C. He was the widower of Brama Covington Tarleton.

Surviving are two sons, Bennett Tarleton of Nashville, Tenn., and Jack Tarleton of Asheville; his brother, Harold Tarleton of Peachland, N.C.; his sister, Grace Downer of Lilesville, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

The family will recieve friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at Greene Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to The Greenwood Genetics Center, One Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to the Tennessee Arts Foundation, 401 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37243.

Arnold Watkins
LANCASTER - Mr. Arnold David "Wally" Watkins, 56, of 1848 Sunny Lane died Monday, April 13, 1998 at his home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. James D. Spencer III officiating.

Mr. Watkins was a retired taxi driver.

Surviving are two sisters, Troy Sanders and Cathy Steele, both of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral home and at other times at the home of David and Troy Sanders, 1848 Sunny Lane.

Nannie Bailey
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nannie L. Bailey, 84, of 1108 Edwards St. died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry McNair officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Mrs. Bailey was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church and a retiree of J.P. Stevens Industrial Plant with 25 years service. She was the widow of C.W. Bailey.

Surviving are her son, William M. "Bill" Bailey of Rock Hill; five daughters, Leeola Gatlin of Hope Mills, N.C., Betty Crews of Mooresville, N.C., Barbara Price of Myrtle Beach, Fran Sheets of Charlotte, and Martha Hilton of Catawba; her brother, Frank Macomnson of Charlotte; her sister, Mary Brassell of Charlotte; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 1316, Columbia, SC 29202.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Carter
GREAT FALLS - Mr. Charles Richard "Buck" Carter, 64, of 793 Wateree Creek Valley died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Doug Irvin, Guy Oliver and Howard Wimmer officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Carter was a computer operator with Morrison's Textile Machinery. He was an an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of First Baptist Church and attended the Chapel of Lake Wateree. He was a graduate of Great Falls High School and Spartanburg Junior College.

He was a Scottish Rite Mason and a member of Great Falls Masonic Lodge No. 277, Hejaz Shrine Temple and the Great Falls Shrine Club.

Surviving are his wife, Ursula Lawson Carter; three sons, Kenneth George Lawson, Richard E. Lawson and Robert T. Lawson, all of Columbia; his sister, Margie Carter of Great Falls; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Chapel of Lake Wateree, P.O. Box 1436, Camden, SC 29020 or Great Falls Shrine Club, P.O. Box 367, Great Falls, SC 29055.

Josie Chalk
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Josie Bell Parks Chalk of 218 Poag St. died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Boyd Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating and the Revs. T.R. Jones, McKinley Woods and David L. Hill assisting. The Rev. James W. Hope will give the eulogy. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Chalk was a native of Chester County, where she attended the public schools. A homemaker, she was a former member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and a former employee of Rock Hill schools.

Surviving are five sons, William T. Chalk Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., Richard Lee Chalk of Columbia, Jessie Chalk, Raymond Chalk and Willie Chalk, all of Rock Hill; her daughter, Sara A. Barber of Rock Hill; a granddaughter, whom she reared, Jessie Mae Edwards of Rock Hill; a nephew whom she reared, Lawrence Parks of Rock Hill; three brothers, Paul L. Parks Jr. and Alonzo "Jack" Parks, both of Rock Hill, and Theodore Parks of Chester; three sisters, Ola Mae Chalk and Clorinda Pendergrass, both of Chester, and Alberta Carey of Greenport, N.Y.; 34 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 218 Poag St., and also at 201 Town and Country Lane, Apt. 188 in Chester.

The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Marie Durai
CLOVER - Mrs. Marie Biskup Durai, 76, of 1107 Crossland Road died Monday, April 13, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Divine Saviour Church in York, with Fathers Edward McDevitt and John Giuliani officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Durai was a member of Divine Saviour Church and of St. Mary's Circle.

Surviving are her husband, Steve Durai; her son, John Durai of Clover; her brother, Thomas Biskup of Homestead, Fla.; five sisters, Christina Green of Hammond, Ind., Dorothy McCandless of Fresno, Calif., Ruth Bartley of Indianapolis, Julia Leibforth of Norfolk, Va., and Joanie Henkle of Port Lucie, Fla.; and her granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home. Rosary will be said at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Divine Saviour Church, P.O. Box 341, York, SC 29745.

Alice Gibson
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Alice Margaret Hughes Gibson, 93, of 2471 Gibson St. died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Lakewood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tim Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Gibson was a retired nurse, who worked at Dr. Grover Sheppard's office in Fort Mill for 26 years. She was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charles Preston Gibson.

Surviving are her son, Bobby Glenn Gibson Sr. of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church building fund, 3520 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Ione Kendall
FLORENCE - Mrs. Ione Wortham Kendall, 103, of Florence died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Methodist Manor of the Pee Dee.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Kendall was a native of Texas, where she was educated in Waco public schools and at Baylor University. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for more than 50 years. She was a former member of the Official Board, a past president of the United Methodist Women and a member of the Lottie Wells Fidelis Sunday school class.

Mrs. Kendall was a member of the Samuel Bacot Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was a Real Daughter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Ellison Capers Chapter. She was a charter member of the Florence Literary Club.

She was the widow of Jim Locke Kendall.

Surviving are two sons, James L. Kendall Jr. of Columbia and Jack Kendall of North Augusta; her daughter, Mary Frances Downing of Rock Hill; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the church parlor.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church building fund, 225 W. Cheves St., Florence, SC 29501 or Methodist Manor of the Pee Dee, 2100 Twin Church Road, Florence, SC 29501.

Allene Langley
YORK - Mrs. Allene Rykard Langley, 99, of York died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. James L. Correll officiating.

Mrs. Langley was the owner of Langley Dry Cleaners in York and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

She was the widow of William Cothran Langley.

Surviving are four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of John I. Barron Jr., 6 Broad St., York.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 22 E. Liberty St., York, SC 29745 or to the charity of one's choice.

James Mayfield
CHESTER - Mr. James H. "Booster" Mayfield, 54, of 5552 Woods Ferry Road died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A Chester native, Mr. Mayfield was a former textile employee, former operator of Mayfield's Grocery, former operator of Booster's Lounge and a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Celeste Foote Mayfield; two sons, William Mayfield and James Mayfield, both of the home; two daughters, Betty Reid of Carlisle and Rosetta Brice of Rock Hill; two brothers, William Simpson of Chester and H.C. Mayfield of Carlisle; six sisters, Virginia Simpson of Bronx, N.Y., and Louise Sanders, Sarah Mayfield, Ora Belle Crank, Patricia Mayfield and Joyce Feaster, all of Chester; and four grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from noon to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at King's Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Thursday.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Allie Randolph
SMYRNA - Mrs. Allie Jane Godfrey Randolph, 88, of 6991 Highway 97 died Monday, April 13, 1998, at her home.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. today at Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney, with Dr. Sidney Norton officiating.

Mrs. Randolph was a member of Grassy Pond Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Marvin Randolph; two sons, George Randolph of Simpsonville and John M. Randolph Sr. of Blacksburg; her daughter, Barbara "Sis" Burkett of Columbia; six grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Rescue Squad, 6009 Wylie Ave., Hickory Grove, SC 29717.

Evelyn Roper
CHESTER - Mrs. Evelyn Walsh Roper, 92, of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Chester, died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Mayview Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Will Brown officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Roper was a retired schoolteacher and homemaker. She was a former member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was a member of Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh and a graduate of Chester High School and Winthrop College.

Mrs. Roper was the widow of Rufus Child Roper Sr.

Surviving are three sons, Rufus Child Roper Sr. of Raleigh; Dr. John Tracy Roper of Charlotte and Dr. Thomas Evatt Roper of Smithfield, N.C.; her brother, Robert A. "Bob" Walsh of Chester; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the parlor of Bethel United Methodist Church.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

James Ross Sr.
ROCK HILL - Mr. James Hilton Ross Sr., 62, of 3330 India Hook Road died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at his home.

A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at India Hook United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ben Barrett officiating.

Mr. Ross was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of India Hook United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the United Methodist Men. He was a member of Rock Hill Lodge 111, the Hejaz Shrine Temple and Scottish Rites body.

Surviving are his wife, Andrea Smith Ross; two sons, James Ross Hilton Jr. and Joseph Ander Ross, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Charles Clifton Ross and Robert David Ross, both of Rock Hill; three sisters, Evelyn Ross Christmas, Clara Ross Deas and Ann Ross McGuirt, all of Rock Hill; and his grandson.

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

Memorials may be made to India Hook United Methodist Church building fund, 3300 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Maurice Stans
Maurice Stans, MYCO game collector, dies

Grady Wright
BLACKSBURG - Mr. Grady Robert Wright, 75, of 194 Porter Road died Tuesday, April 13, 1998, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Joseph Clayton officiating.

A native of York County, Mr. Wright was retired from Wendell Fabrics. He was a charter member of the CKC Volunteer Fire Department. He was a veteran of World War II and attended Hopewell Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Davis Wright; his son, Roger Wright of Blacksburg; his daughter, Frances W. Jackson of Blacksburg; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at White Columns Funeral Service and at other times at the Jackson home, 189 Porter Road, Blacksburg.

Memorials may be made to CKC Volunteer Fire Department, 809 Old Chester Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702.


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