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Martha Adair
CHESTER - Mrs. Martha Lois Hefner Adair, 78, of 585 No-Name Road died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Greg Keller officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Adair was the widow of John W. Adair. She is a former employee of Springs Industries.

Surviving are two daughters, Linda L. Adimaro of Chester and Martha A. Burrows of Winter Haven, Fla.; two sisters, Ruth Lee and Evelyn Sisk, both of Chester; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Nathaniel Ingram
ROCK HILL - Mr. Nathaniel Ingram, 70, of 1422 Edgewood Drive died Monday, April 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Charlie Kirkpatrick
FORT MILL - Mr. Charlie Kirkpatrick of 113 Joe Louis St. died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Ronald Knight
LANCASTER - Mr. Ronald Boyd "Gord" Knight, 48, of 208 Wylie Park Road died Monday, April 20, 1998, at his home.

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

A native of York, Mr. Knight was a foreman for AME Industrial Construction.

Surviving are his wife, Jackie C. Knight; his son, Ben Knight of Great Falls; his stepson, Kevin Rollings of Lancaster; his daughter, Angie Knight of Great Falls; his mother, Mildred "Dean" Kirkley of Lancaster; three brothers, Jimmy Knight of Rock Hill, and Donnie Kirkley and Kenny Kirkley, both of Lancaster; his sister, Darlene Helms of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Jonnie and Mildred Kirkley, 146 Evergreen Road, Lancaster.

Mamie Lynch
LAURENS - Mrs. Mamie Beasley Lynch of 340 Church St. died Friday, April 17, 1998, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at C.D. Beasley Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Delpherd Barksdale officiating. Burial will be at Jersey Cemetery.

Mrs. Lynch was a member of Evening Light Church of God. She attended Benedict College and was a retired child-care center director.

Surviving are her husband, Ernest Lynch; four sons, Darrole Lynch of West Covina, Calif., Gilbert Lynch of Greenville, and Keith Lynch and Frederick Lynch, both of Los Angeles; her daughter, Linda L. Jefferson of Rialto, Calif.; four brothers, Jonathan Beasley of St. Helena, Garfield Beasley and Kenneth Beasley, both of Laurens, and Marion Beasley of Fountain Inn; three sisters, Mildred B. Young of Rock Hill, Marjorie B. Johnson of Simpsonville and Kathryn B. Barskdale of Laurens; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Beasley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Kathryn B. Barskdale, Hooker Avenue, Laurens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Evening Light Church of God building fund, P.O. Box 1278, Laurens, SC 29360.

Evelyn McKee
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Evelyn Culp Skidmore McKee, 85, of Rock Hill died Monday, April 20, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Dalson Erickson officiating.

Mrs. McKee was of the Pentecostal faith. A homemaker, she was the widow of Howell Skidmore.

Surviving are her son, Bobby Skidmore of Rock Hill; her daughter, Linda Grantham of Rock Hill; her brother, Manning Culp of Dallas, N.C.; her sister, Virginia Noyer of Dallas, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Linda Grantham, 3140 Carrie Estate, Rock Hill.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Elmina Stewart
YORK - Mrs. Elmina "Sis" Deal Stewart, 75, of 222 California St., formerly of Clover, died Monday, April 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harry Bryant officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mrs. Stewart was a member of Clover ARP Church and the widow of Roy Lacey Stewart.

Surviving are three sons, Donald Lee Moses of Belmont, N.C., and Charles Moses and Tommy Moses, both of Clover; her daughter, Ruth Teague of Middletown, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Lucille Byrd
CHESTER - Mrs. Lucille Ernandez Byrd, 77, formerly of Chester, died Monday, April 20, 1998, in Jacksonville, Fla.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Chapman officiating. Burial will be at Lando Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Byrd was the widow of Olen N. Byrd. She was a member of Heath Memorial United Methodist Church and a homemaker. She attended Chester County schools.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas L. Byrd of Chester and Wayne Byrd of Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters, Julane Brandon and Donna Surrency, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; her brother, James Ernandez of Perry, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Westside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1046, Chester SC 29706.

John Copeland Sr.
LANCASTER - Mr. John Lee Copeland Sr., 40, of 3416 Crown Road died Tuesday, April 21, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home in Kershaw, with the Rev. Buford Hayes officiating. Burial will be at Blackmon Cemetery.

Mr. Copeland was a member of the Charlesboro Baptist Church. He was a self-employed chainsaw operator.

Surviving are his son, John Lee Copeland Jr. of Jefferson; his daughter, Tabitha Gail Copeland of Jefferson; his parents, Carlton E. and Beverly Jean Copeland, both of Lancaster; and his sister, Darlene Vaughn of Lancaster.

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

Dexter Evans
ROCK HILL - Mr. Dexter Lewis Evans, 28, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, April 21, 1998, in Arlington, Texas.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Joseph Hagins
LANCASTER - Mr. Joseph Jesse Hagins, 86, of 238 Community Lane died Monday, April 20, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at St. Luke United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ray Smith and Brooks Walker officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Hagins was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and was retired from Springs Foundry and Machine Shop. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of Stafford Graham American Legion Post No. 31.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Marshall Hagins; his son, J. Lawrence Hagins of Lancaster; two daughters, JoAnn Crenshaw of Camden and Linda Hammond of Lancaster; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church, 128 Providence Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Nathaniel Ingram
ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mr. Nathaniel Ingram, 70, of 1422 Edgewood Drive, who died Monday, April 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center, will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Baptist Church, with the Rev. C.S. Sanders officiating.

Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Ingram was born in Charlotte and raised in Rock Hill. He attended York County public schools. He joined Mount Zion AME Zion Church at an early age.

Surviving are his wife, Cammie L. Ingram; two sons, James O. Ingram and Nathan F. Ingram, both of Rock Hill; six daughters, Annie Ingram Neely, Betty J. Gordon, Dorothy M. Ingram, Cynthia R. Moore, Yvonne Ingram and Angelia D. Adams, all of Rock Hill; his mother, Annie B. Ingram of Freeport, N.Y.; two brothers, Joe L. Ingram of Rock Hill and Herbert Ingram Jr. of Charlotte; three sisters, Dorothy Moore of Rock Hill, Iola Vaughn and Martha Washington, both of the Freeport, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 6 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at other times at 1439 Edgewood Drive and 1404 Edgewood Drive.

Charlie Kirkpatrick
FORT MILL - The funeral for Mr. Charlie Kirkpatrick of 113 Joe Louis St., who died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at United AME Zion Church.

The Rev. T.R. McBeth, the church's pastor, will officiate, and the Revs. Ray Thompson and Mildred Patton will assist. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Kirkpatrick was a native of York County and a retired textile employee. He attended George Fish High School and Friendship Junior College. He was a member of United AME Zion Church and a former trustee. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Julia M. Kirkpatrick; his son, Anthony Kirkpatrick of Rock Hill; his daughter, Angelique Murphy Newton of Charlotte; three brothers, W.A. Kirkpatrick of Rock Hill, James Willie Kirkpatrick of Fort Mill and Clayton Kirkpatrick of Charlotte; three grandchildren; and his great grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Lucille Kogut
LANCASTER - Mrs. Lucille Elizabeth Guswiler Kogut, 87, of 1149 Canterbury Drive died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be in Chicago. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie, Ill.

A native of Chicago, Mrs. Kogut was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Saint Catherine Catholic Church. She was the widow of Stanley Kogut.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Debra Simpson
LANCASTER - The funeral for Miss Debra Ann Simpson, 31, of 1672 Kim St., who died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at her home, will be 3 p.m. Friday at Mount Moriah AME Zion Church in Richburg, with the Rev. Grady Sharp officiating.

Burial will be at the church cemetery

Miss Simpson was born in Chester County. She was a former textile worker, attended Chester County public schools and graduated from Lancaster High School.

Surviving are her son, Alex Deon Ealy of the home; her daughter, LaToya Marie Simpson of the home; 10 brothers, Tommy Terry of Richburg, Charles Simpson, Randy Simpson, James Simpson, Mike Simpson, Horace Simpson, Scottie Simpson, and Terry Simpson, all of Lancaster, Anthony Simpson of Chester and Kelvin Simpson of Seattle; and four sisters, Wanda Barber, Camilla Simpson and Barbara Simpson, all of Lancaster, and Mary Alice Simpson of Philadelphia.

The family will receive friends at the home.

The body may be viewed from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at King's Funeral Home.

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

James Smothers
FORT MILL - Mr. James H. Smothers, 86, of 454 Fort Mill Highway died Tuesday, April 21, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home. Burial will be at Long Branch Baptist Church cemetery in Jefferson.

Mr. Smothers was a retired farmer and the widower of Lillie Mae DeLay Smothers.

Surviving are three sons, J.C. Smothers of Rock Hill, Bobby Smothers of Edgemoor and Samuel E. Smothers of Fort Mill; two daughters, Martha Brown and Ella Mae S. Human, both of Rock Hill; his stepson, Frank DeLay of Fort Mill; four brothers, George Smothers of Marshville, N.C., William Smothers and Roy Smothers, both of Kannapolis, N.C., and Johnny Ray Smothers of Indian Trail, N.C.; two sisters, Myrtis McCray of Kannapolis, N.C., and Elma Winburn of Chesterfield; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of J.C. Smothers, 496 Lovelace Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Light House Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 981, Fort Mill, SC 29716.

Patricia Estes
BLUFFTON - Mrs. Patricia Burke Estes, 70, of 235 Palmetto Bluff Road, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, in Bluffton.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Dexter Evans
ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mr. Dexter Lewis Evans, 28, formerly of Rock Hill, who died Tuesday, April 21, 1998, in Arlington, Texas, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronnie Baxter officiating and the Revs. Gerald Searles, Gary Knox and John Simpson assisting.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Evans was a native of York County. He was a member of Union Baptist Church and a graduate of Northwestern High School. He was an Air Force veteran and a mechanic for American Airlines.

Surviving are his mother, Lillian K. Evans of Rock Hill and his father, Clinzo Archie of Rock Hill; two brothers, John W. Evans of Rock Hill and Winfred A. Evans of Charlotte; four sisters, Robin Knox Barnette, Andrea Knox, Evette Evans and Valerie Evans Harrison, all of Rock Hill; and his maternal grandfather, Robert L. Knox Sr. of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at 344 Friedheim Road in Rock Hill.

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

D.C. Lowery
YORK - Mr. D.C. Lowery, 63, of 1 Cannon Court died Monday, April 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at White Hill AME Zion Church, with Dr. W.O. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Lowery was a trustee at White Hill AME Zion Church and a member of the White Hill Men's Club and A.P.& B Society.

Surviving are his wife, Dequater Lowery; his son, Willie Gwinn Jr. of Winston-Salem, N.C.; his daughter, the Rev. Margaret G. Powell of York; four brothers, Robert L. Douglas of Charlotte, Johnny Lee McCoy of Rochester, N.Y., Andrew McCoy of Fayetteville, N.C., and Donald McCoy of Rock Hill; four sisters, Mary Minor and Ola Mae McCoy, both of Charlotte, Eloise McCoy of Rock Hill and Bessie Adams of Clover; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 6 to 8 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

Viva Tripp
CLOVER - Mrs. Viva Smith Tripp, 70, of 508 McConnell St. died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Yorkwood Church of God in Gastonia, N.C., with the Rev. Bobby Smith officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York.

Mrs. Tripp was a homemaker. She was a member of Yorkwood Church of God, where she was a former church pianist.

Surviving are her husband, Eugene W. Tripp; her daughter, Glenda Tripp Lindsay of Clover; three brothers, Glenn Smith of Chattanooga, Tenn., Leland Smith of Lugoff and Joel Smith of Walterboro; two sisters, Lucille Barker of Clearwater, Fla., and Juanita Wilson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel, in Gastonia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clover Rescue Squad, 114 Bethel St., Clover, SC 29710.

Susan White
ROCK HILL - Ms. Susan B. White of 625 N. Wilson St. died Friday, April 17, 1998, in Virginia.

A memorial service and visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. April 30 at Browne Funeral Home in Enfield, Conn.

Surviving are four sons, Howard White of Enfield, Arthur White of Brooklyn, Conn., Stuart White of Suffield, Conn., and David White of Rock Hill; two daughters, Mona Senatro of Enfield and Amy Roman of Ruckersville, Va.; four brothers, Richard Yudysky of New Britain, Conn., Edward Yudysky of Montana, Waddy Yudysky of Myrtle Beach, and Jerry Yudysky of Utah; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Johnny Worthy
CHESTER - The funeral service for Mr. Johnny Worthy, 51, of 2911 Pickney Road in the Wilkesburg Community, who died Friday, April 17, 1998, at Chester County Hospital, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Worthy was a store operator. He was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, a 1964 graduate of Finley High School and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Thundering Angel Motorcycle Club.

Surviving are his wife, Rickki Atkinson Worthy; four sons, Christopher Worthy of the home, Derrick Gladden, Kenvin Worthy and Howard Davis, all of Chester; his daughter, Jonelle Worthy of the home; his sister, Penny Alexander of Charlotte; four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body will lie in state at the church at 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Edmond Aiton
ROCK HILL - Edmond T. Aiton, 69, of 233 Marion St., died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A cryptside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Richard Hopper officiating.

A native of Enoree and a veteran of the Korean conflict, Mr. Aiton worked as a loom fixer for J.P. Stevens for 40 years.

Surviving are his wife, Eva Aiton; four sons, John Aiton, Edmond T. Aiton and William D. Aiton, all of Rock Hill, and David Lee Aiton of California; two brothers, Oscar Aiton and Rayford Aiton, both of Rock Hill; his sister, Violet Aiton of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Children's Attention Home, P.O. Box 2912 CRS, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Fred Couick
ROCK HILL - Mr. Fred Ezelle Couick, 77, of 648 Walnut St., died Thursday, April 23, 1998, Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Douglas O. Jones officiating.

Mr. Couick was a member of Rogers Memorial A.R.P. Church. He retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. after 40 years service.

Surviving are his wife, Estelle Jacobs Couick; two sons, Jerry W. Couick and Arnold K. Couick, both of Rock Hill; his brother, Jesse Couick of Waxhaw, N.C.; 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 Arnold L. Couick, 3623 Enterprise Drive, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Rogers Memorial ARP Church, 1820 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.

Patricia Estes
BLUFFTON - The funeral service for Mrs. Patricia Burke Estes, 70, of 235 Palmetto Bluff Road, formerly of Rock Hill, who died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at her home, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Adnah United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Frank Griffith and Mike Leonhardt officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burke was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, where she was a charter member. She worked with the Greenwood County government for 25 years, serving as clerk of court for six years.

Surviving are her mother, Minnie Lee Swift Burke of McAllen, Texas; her son, Billy Edward "Eddie" Estes Jr. of Bluffton; her sister, Lucille Wagner of McAllen, Texas.

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

Memorials may be made to New United Methodist Church of Okatie, P.O. Box 1685, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Mildred Galloway
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred F. Galloway, 70, of 119 Schoolside Drive, died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at her home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Robert Lee Potts
ROCK HILL - Mr. Robert Lee Potts, 63, of 537 Green Street, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Fort Mill, with the Rev. Mildred Patton officiating. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery, Fort Mill.

Mr. Potts was retired from Randolph Yarns and was a longtime employee of Springs Industries. He attended George Fish School in Fort Mill and was a longtime member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Geraldine W. Potts of Fort Mill; two daughters, Teresa Potts-Jones and Octavia Yvette Potts, both of Fort Mill; three brothers, G.J. Vooz Potts of Rock Hill, J.J. Williams and Robert Phillip Potts, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; four sisters, Margaret Davis of Newark, N.J., Margot Pierce of Brooklyn, N.Y., Marita McCullough and Patricia Sitgraves, both of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his special friend, Betty Johnson of the home.

The family will receive friends at the home and at 207 Steele St., Fort Mill.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Parker Funeral Home, Rock Hill.

Charles Walker
CHESTER - Charles Walker, 45, of 129 Walnut St., died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at his home.

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

The family will receive friends at the home of Chris Hemphill, 1472 Old Richburg Road, Chester, and the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Oliver Royal, 1606 Lancaster Highway, Chester.

Michael Burns
CONOVER, N.C. - Mr. Michael Earl Burns, 28, of 1157 Opal Creek Drive died Thursday, April 23, 1998 in Richburg.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Catawba Funeral Home of Hickory, N.C.

A native of Catawba County, N.C., Mr. Burns attended Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Michelle Wagoner Burns; his parents, Earl and Nancy Burns of Hickory, N.C.; two brothers, Christopher Burns of Madison, Ala., and the Rev. Edward Burns of Hickory, N.C.; his sister, Joanne B. Abee of Valdese, N.C.; and his paternal grandmother, Mae S. Burns of Hickory, N.C., formerly of York.

Lee Chisholm
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Lee David Chisholm, 64, formerly of Chester County, died Tuesday, April 21,1998.

The funeral service will be noon today at Greater Mount Zion Church.

Surviving are his wife, Ethel Chisholm; seven sisters, Pearl Stringfellow of Pittsburgh, Pa., Pauline Scott, Mildred Moffat and Ada Young, all of Virginia, and Annie Mae Young, Ella Caldwell and Teresa Caldwell, all of Rock Hill; and four brothers, Nathaniel Caldwell, Alfonsoe(CQ) Caldwell, John Charles Chisholm and Elliot Chisholm, all of Virginia.

Ferenity Funeral Home is in charge. (cq the funeral home)

Fred Couick
ROCK HILL - Mr. Fred Ezelle Couick, 87, of 648 Walnut St., died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Douglas O. Jones officiating.

A native of Waxhaw, N.C., Mr. Couick was a charter member of Rogers Memorial A.R.P. Church. He retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. after 40 years service.

Surviving are his wife, Estelle Jacobs Couick; two sons, Jerry W. Couick and Arnold K. Couick, both of Rock Hill; his brother, Jesse Couick of Waxhaw; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Rogers Memorial ARP Church, 1820 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

George Crow Jr.
ROSMAN, N.C. - Mr. George Davis Crow Jr., 88, of Rosman died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at his home,

A graveside service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Gillespie-Evergreen Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lewis Earl Jackson Post 4309 and American Legion Monroe Wilson Post 88. A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Rhett Sanders officiating.

A native of Texas, Mr. Crow received degrees from Columbia University and Texas University. He was a professor of Spanish and French at Texas, New Mexico State and Texas Christian universities. He was chairman of the foreign language departments at Winthrop College in Rock Hill and Francis Marion College in Florence. He was adjunct professor of Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Asheville and Brevard College.

Mr. Crow served the Department of the Army with refugee relief in Stuttgart, Germany and was director of a binational center in Bogota, Colombia. He was a retired Army colonel and served in World War II in the Pacific. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Retired Officers' Association, Rotary International and the Chi Phi Fraternity. He was chairman of the building committee at Trinity Bible Church in Rock Hill, elder at Community Bible Fellowship of Florence and elder of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Brevard, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Eloise Burtis Crow; four sons, Jonathan Samuel Crow of Brevard, Paul Gillespie Crow of Eugene, Ore., and the Rev. George D. Crow III and Edwin Burtis Crow, both of Columbia; his daughter, Julia Longenecker of McAllen, Texas; his brother, John A. Crow of Los Angeles; his sister, Lois Sheffield of Austin, Texas; and 16 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

Memorials may be made to Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 250 Rosman Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 or to the Promise Keepers, P.O. Box 13001, Denver, Colo. 80250.

Moore Funeral Home is in charge.

Patricia Estes
BLUFFTON - The funeral service for Mrs. Patricia Burke Estes, 70, of 235 Palmetto Bluff Road, formerly of Rock Hill, who died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at her home, will be 2 p.m. today at Adnah United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Frank Griffith and Mike Leonhardt officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Estes was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, where she was a charter member. She worked with the Greenwood County government for 25 years, serving as clerk of court for six years.

Surviving are her mother, Minnie Lee Swift Burke of McAllen, Texas; her son, Billy Edward "Eddie" Estes Jr. of Bluffton; and her sister, Lucille Wagner of McAllen, Texas.

Memorials may be made to New United Methodist Church of Okatie, P.O. Box 1685, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Galloway
ROCK HILL - The funeral service for Mrs. Mildred H. Galloway, 70, of 119 Schoolside Drive who died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at her home will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marshall A. Fant III officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Galloway was of the Baptist faith and was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. with more than 40 years of service.

She was the widow of H.L. Herring and Ira Galloway.

Surviving are three sons, Ernest Lee Herring of York, Timothy Edward Herring of Rock Hill and Howard Eugene Herring of Edgemoor; three daughters, Wanda H. Peagler of Lesslie and Ruth Sandra Herring and Barbara Ann Thomas, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Daniel Boyd of Akron, Ohio and Fred A. Paul of Rock Hill; her sister, Rebecca P. Broome of Fort Mill; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter, Wanda H. Peagler, 119 Schoolside Drive, Lesslie.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Harvest Baptist Church, P.O. Box 4461, Rock Hill, SC 29732-4461.

Jessie Givens
FORT MILL - Mr. Jessie Givens of 230 Draine Circle died Thursday, April 23, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Clemons Funeral Home.

Hattie Grigsby
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Hattie Grigsby of 1066 Evergreen Circle died Friday, April 24, 1998 at her home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Annie Johnson
CLOVER - Mrs. Annie Lee Stanton Johnson, 90, of 3364 Lincoln Road died Friday, April 24, 1998, at her home.

The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Inman officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Johnson was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

She was the widow of Horace Carl Johnson.

Surviving are four sons, Kenneth Johnson, Gene Johnson, Joe Johnson, and Max Johnson, all of Clover; three daughters, Kay Vrooman of Jacksonville, Fla., and Patsy Burrell and Nell Moses, both of Clover; two brothers, David Stanton and Frank Stanton, both of Clover; four sisters, Mae Goley of North Augusta, Louise Adams of Gastonia, N.C., and Martha Nell Wallace and Elizabeth Killian, both of Clover; 22 grandchildren and 16 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 St. Paul United Methodist Church building fund, 1150 St. Paul Church Road, Clover, SC 29710 or Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

Helen Marsh
YORK - Helen Burrows Marsh, 78, of White Oak Manor died Thursday, April 23, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Oakland Cemetery, with Father Donald Lowery officiating.

A native of Cullman, Ala., Mrs. Marsh was a homemaker and a member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Columbia.

She was the widow of Billy Grey Marsh.

Surviving are her son, Billy G. Marsh Jr. of Phenix City, Ala.; her daughter, Meredith Marsh Gibson of York; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Jefferson Street Adult Day Care Center, 210 E. Jefferson St., York, SC 29745 or Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Box 437, York, SC 29745.

Shuford Hatcher Funeral Home in Gaffney is in charge.

A.C. Robinson
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mr. A.C. "Arthur" Robinson of Greensboro, formerly of Rock Hill, died Thursday, April 23, 1998 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. today at New Light Baptist Church. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park.

A native of Rock Hill, Robinson attended Rock Hill schools and was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Robinson; four daughters, Sandra E. Minor of Greensboro, Margaret R. Robinson of Walnut Creek, Calif., Charlene A. Robinson of Indianapolis, and Rosalind R. Atkins of Columbia; his bother, Samuel Robinson of Rock Hill; two sisters, Susan Tindall of Rock Hill and Lillie Jones of Chesapeake, Va.; three grandchildren and three great-granchildren.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. today at New Light Baptist Church.

Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

John Small
LANCASTER - Mr. John Thomas "Tommy" Small, 64, of 1075 10th St. died Thursday, April 23, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Ansel Smith and Charles Hendricks officiating. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mr. Small was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are his wife, Nannette Pledger Small; his stepson, Mike A. Dunn of Charlotte, four brothers, Ansel Small of Fort Lawn, David Small of Chester, Charles Small of Hartsville and Loyd Small of Lancaster; four sisters, Anne Woodle of Chester, Gladys Pierce of Catawba, Von Blackmon of Pageland and Alma Hurst of Rock Hill; and his stepgrandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Charles Walker
CHESTER - The funeral for Charles Walker, 45, of 129 Walnut St., who died Thursday, April 23, 1998, at his home will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Black Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Wilson officiating and the Revs. Moses Lightner and Robert Stinson assisting. The Rev. W.H. Woods Jr. will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Walker was a member of Black Rock Baptist Church. He attended the public schools of Chester County and was an Army veteran.

Surviving are his son, Christopher Hemphill of Chester; four daughters, Tonja (CQ)Walker of Columbia, Faith Walker of Salisbury, N.C., Cheryl Randall of Tifton, Ga., and Ursula Hinton of Fort Mill; his mother, Janie Walker Royal and stepfather, the Rev. Oliver Royal of Chester; two brothers, Melvin Cherry of Chester and Keith Johnson of Charlotte; four sisters, Elouise McCree and Yvonne Hooper, both of Chester, and Brenda Polk and Linda Sellers, both of Charlotte; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Chris Hemphill, 1472 Old Richburg Road, Chester, and the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Oliver Royal, 1606 Lancaster Highway, Chester.

The body will be taken to the church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

The body may be viewed form noon to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at King's Funeral Home.

Martha Ward
DURHAM, N.C. - Martha Ellen Burris Ward, 52, of 111 Weaver St., formerly of Chester, died Tuesday, April 21, 1998 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Markham Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. W. M. Brown officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Ward was a former member of Brown's Chapel AME Zion Church in Chester.

Surviving are two daughters, Robin Keith and Sharon Richardson, both of Durham, N.C.; three brothers, Samuel Burris of Chester, James Burris of Durham, N.C., and Willie Lyons of Los Angeles; three sisters, Carolyn Apple and Pamela Richardson, both of Durham, N.C., and Gloria Moore of Atlanta.

King's Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Edith White
GASTONIA, N.C. - Edith Inez Payne White, 82, formerly of 1801 Wilkinson Blvd. died Thursday, April 23, 1998 at Grayland Croft Nursing Center.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Long Creek Presbyterian Church in Bessemer City, N.C., with the Rev. Benjamin Williams officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Kings Mountain, N.C., Mrs. White was a homemaker and a special child care attendant, who cared for more than 150 children from the 1960s to the 1980s. She was a lifelong member of Long Creek Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of Millard Cape White.

Surviving are her son, Jerry G. White of Bessemer City, N.C.; three daughters, Sue Harding and Judy Dean, both of Gastonia, and Jane Deaver of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Long Creek Presbyterian Church, 701 Long Creek Road, Bessemer City, NC 28016.

Kenneth Wright
LANCASTER - Mr. Kenneth Russell Wright, 73 of 6737 Shiloh Unity Road, Tradesville Community, died Friday, April 24, 1998 at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Spring Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Greg Towler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Wright was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Watts Wright; two sons, Brady Lane Wright of Lancaster and Teddy Wright of Hickory, N.C.; his daughter, Kathy Walters of Lancaster; five stepdaughters, Mary Mosley and Velma Sue Faulkenberry, both of Kershaw, Dianne Newman of Heath Springs, Kathy Holden of Lancaster and Virginia Kee of Monroe, N.C.; three stepsons, Roger Wayne Faile of Heath Springs, Randell Lee Faile of Kershaw and William Edward Faile of Lancaster; three sisters, Vessie Morton of Monroe, N.C., Nancy Morton of Pageland and Mary Knight of Lancaster; 28 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Spring Hill Baptist Church, 2345 Old Camden Monroe Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.


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