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Virginia Bankhead
STANLEY, N.C. - Mrs. Virginia Long Bankhead, 96, formerly of Sharon, died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, in Jonesville.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.

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

Virginia Coleman
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Virginia D. Coleman of 1116 Carolina Extension died Monday, May 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Church of God in Fort Mill, with the Rev. L.W. Edwards officiating and the Revs. John Brown and James Smith assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Coleman graduated from Rock Hill High School. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Rock Hill. She attended the Mount Zion Church of God in Fort Mill.

Surviving are her son, Larry Coleman of Rock Hill; her daughter, Trisha Renee Cunningham of Rock Hill; four brothers, Isaac Dye, John Dye, William Dye Jr. and Jim Henry Dye, all of Charlotte; three sisters, Esther Coleman, Doris Davis and Joanne Burris, all of Charlotte; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The body may be viewed at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Elizabeth Dixon
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth Dixon of 339 Sidney St. died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at her home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Sarah Dover
CLOVER - Sarah Ashley Dover, the 3-month-old daughter of Crystal Renee Dover of 2463 Greenleaf Road died Wednesday, May 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Todd Reynolds officiating.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her maternal grandparents, Robert and Renee Dover of Clover; her maternal great-grandfather, Lloyd Dover of Clover; her maternal great-grandmother, Lillie Blackwelder of York.

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

Margaret Furman
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Margaret R. Furman, 70, of 1035 Glenarden Drive, Apartment F, died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, with the Rev. Charles Foss officiating. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery in Bennettsville.

Mrs. Furman was a member of the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour. She was the widow of Clayton English Jr. and Ricky L. Furman.

Surviving are two sons, Gerry English of Mount Pleasant and John English of Charleston; her daughter, Allyson Cain of Pensacola, Fla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.

Memorials may be made to the York County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 4975, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or to York Place, 234 Kings Mountain St., York, SC 29745.

Dora Kennington
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Dora Jean Snipes Kennington, 83, of 518 Iris Circle died Tuesday, May 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Totherow officiating.

Mrs. Kennington attended Cornerstone United Methodist Church and Eastside Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and retired from the Rock Hill school district, where she worked in the cafeteria. She was the widow of William Roscoe Kennington.

Surviving are four sons, Bill Kennington of Columbia, Kenneth Kennington and Donald Kennington, both of Rock Hill, and Gary Kennington of Denver; her brother, Preston W. Snipes of Hartsville; two sisters, Ethel L. Snipes of Hartsville and Anna B. Cauthen of Rock Hill; a number of grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Arthur Neely Jr.
YORK - Mr. Arthur D. Neely Jr., 75, of 213 Wylie Ave. died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.

Willie Pettus
CLOVER - Mr. Willie "Buck" Pettus, 80, of 106 Carroway Lane died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Generation Funeral Home.

Pat Phifer
LANCASTER - Mrs. Pat Hinson McJunkin Phifer, 64, of 605 N. Wylie St. died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Hopewell United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Rodney Powell and Ken Phelps officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Phifer was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church. She was a retired school teacher and taught at Buford High School and the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

Surviving are her husband, Sam E. Phifer; two sons, Rhett McJunkin of Rock Hill and Chuck McJunkin of Lancaster; her brother, Billy Bruce Plyler of Lancaster; her half-brother, Charles R. Hinson of Lancaster; two half-sisters, Betty L. Hinson of Monroe, N.C., and Beverly Duncan of Lancaster; her stepson, Sam Phifer Jr. of Matthews, N.C.; and a stepdaughter, Dawn Patterson of Charlotte; and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Hopewell United Methodist Church, 3734 Heyward Hough Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Eugene Sullivan
ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mr. Eugene Alvin Sullivan, 57, of 1634 Nicholson Ave., who died Tuesday, May 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center will be in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Sullivan was employed at Inland Container in Rock Hill and was formerly employed with Cyklop Strapping in Downington, Penn., for 25 years. He served in the Marine Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Charmaine Sullivan; his son, Robert Lee Sullivan of Stockerton, Penn.; two daughters, Robin Lynn Sullivan Lefever of Port Clinton, Penn., and Patricia Maureen Sullivan of Houston; his mother, L. Kelly Miller of Oxford, Penn.; his sister, Janice Sue Yosick of Hanover, Penn.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4:30 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Virginia Bankhead
STANLEY, N.C. - The funeral for Mrs. Virginia Long Bankhead, 96, formerly of Sharon, who died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, in Jonesville will be 3 p.m. today at Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Bankhead was a graduate of Winthrop College and taught in the York County schools. She served as a matron at the Episcopal Church Home for Children in York for 12 years. She joined Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church in the early 1920s and at the time of her death was the oldest member. Mrs. Bankhead was the widow of Thomas E. Bankhead.

Surviving are her son, Thomas E. Bankhead of Rock Hill; her daughter, Eleanor B. Craig of Stanley, N.C.; her sister, Ada H. Long of Jonesville; six grandchildren and nine grandchildren.

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

York Funeral Home in in charge.

Mabel Boulware
CHESTER - Mrs. Mabel Davis Boulware, 81, of 921 Davis Drive died Thursday, May 14, 1998, at the home of her daughter in Orangeburg.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Boulware was the widow of Hayne C. Boulware. She was retired from Campus Sportswear. She attended the schools of Chester County and was a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Wayne C. Boulware of Catawba; her daughter, Sandra B. Cameron of Orangeburg; her brother, John A. Davis of Chester; two sisters, Evelyn McKown of Chester and Jessie Mae Crozier of Lincolnton, Ga.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.

Francis Broughton
KERSHAW - Mr. Francis David Broughton, 74, of Youngs Bend Road died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pineview Baptist Church with the Revs. Trent McLaughlin and L.B. Broughton, and Glenn Carter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Broughton was a member of Pineview Baptist Church and the Kershaw Senior Citizens. He was a Mason, member of the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge No. 178 and member of the Woodman of World Lodge No. 196. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Pauline Sims Broughton; two sons, F. Michael Broughton of Kershaw and Robert D. Broughton of Heath Springs; his daughter, Arlene Brown of Kershaw; two sisters, Corrie Catoe of Heath Springs and Grace Phillips of Kershaw; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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 the Pineview Baptist Church, 224 Youngs Bend Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Lonnie Dixon
COLUMBIA - The funeral for Mr. Lonnie Dixon, 48, of 13 Inway Court, formerly of Chester, who died Sunday, May 10, 1998, at his home will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church in Chester, with the Rev. W.E. Page officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Dixon was a native of Chester. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and attended the St. John Newman Catholic Church in Columbia. Mr. Dixon was a 1968 graduate of Chester High School. He received his bachelor of arts degree in 1972 from Benedict College and his master of education degree from the University of South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina Council of Social Studies. A teacher for 27 years, he was teaching at Lower Richland High School, where he had 20 years of service. He was the chairperson of the social studies department and coordinator of adult education at the school.

Surviving are four brothers, Tommie F. Dixon Sr., Calvin Dixon, both of Chester, Johnny M. Vickers of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Bernard Dixon of Ridgeland.

The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to noon today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at King's Funeral Home in Chester and from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Leevy's Garner's Ferry Road Chapel in Columbia.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Leevy's Garner's Ferry Road Chapel in Columbia and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie F. Dixon, 109 Hope St., Chester, and Calvin Dixon, 100 Torbit St., Apartment 5-C., Chester.

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

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church family center building fund, 591 Columbia Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Margaret Furman
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Margaret R. Furman, 70, of 1035 Glenarden Drive, Apartment F, died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, with the Rev. Charles Foss officiating. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery in Bennettsville.

Mrs. Furman was a member of the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour. She was the widow of Clayton English Jr. and Ricky L. Furman.

Surviving are two sons, Gerry English of Mount Pleasant and John English of Charleston; her daughter, Allyson Cain of Pensacola, Fla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.

Memorials may be made to the York County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 4975, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or to York Place, 234 Kings Mountain St., York, SC 29745.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Barbara Gay
LANCASTER - Mrs. Barbara Ann Broome Gay, 56, of Confederate Avenue died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Eddie Usher and Charles Hendricks officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Gay was retired from Duracell and was a member of Victory Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Jessie Gay; two daughters, Sylvia Hinson and Sherry Alford, both of Lancaster; her father, the Rev. William Howard Broome of Lancaster; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 400 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Anna Hiller
CONCORD, N.C. - Mrs. Anna Hiller, 90, died Friday, May 8, 1998, at Avanti Nursing Home in Concord, N.C.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at City Cemetery in Wellington, Kan.

Surviving are two daughters, Morna Matheny of Rock Hill and Margaret Hollis of Charlotte; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The Resthaven Funeral Home in Wichita, Kan., is in charge.

Eulice Kennemur
CHESTER - Mrs. Eulice Burdine Kennemur, 85, of 1114 Panther Trail died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Chester Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Reggie Parker officiating.

Mrs. Kennemur was the widow of John Noah Kennemur Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She attended the schools of Mississippi.

Surviving are her son, Robert H. Kennemur Sr. of Chester; her sister, Grace French of Selma, Ala.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 1542 Liberty Road, Chester, SC 29706.

John Lee
ROCK HILL - Mr. John Thomas Lee of 127 Clemson Court died Thursday, May 14, 1998, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Arthur Neely Jr.
YORK - The funeral for Mr. Arthur D. Neely Jr., 75, of 213 Wylie Ave. who died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Tom Speed officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Neely was owner and operator of Neely Drug Store. He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, both in Rock Hill. He served with the 334th Infantry Division at the Battle of the Bulge in World War II and received the American Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and three Bronze Service Stars. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtis Dyches Neely; his son, Arthur D. "Little Arthur" Neely III; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Faith First building fund, 10 W. Liberty St., York, SC 29745 or to the York Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 644, York, SC 29745.

Leroy Thorn Sr.
FORT MILL - The funeral for Mr. Leroy Thorn Sr. of 116 Avery St. who died Monday, May 11, 1998, at his home will be 1 p.m. Saturday at United AME Zion Church. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Thorn was a retired chef with Springs Industries. He served in the Army during World War II. He was a member of Messiah Presbyterian Church in Liberty Hill and attended United AME Zion Church in Fort Mill. He was a member of the Masonic Order No. 148.

Surviving are his wife, Rosa Belle Brevard Thorn; four sons, Roger Lee Thorn, Jerry Thorn, Leroy Thorn Jr. and Titus Thorn, all of Fort Mill; two daughters, Ollie Thorn Hicklin and Rosa Mae Thorn, both of Fort Mill; and his sister, Mattie Thorn Lane of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at United AME Zion Church.

The body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Leecy Weir
BLACKSTOCK - Mrs. Leecy Maloney Weir, 85, of 1486 Hopewell Church Road died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Hopewell ARP Church, with the Rev. Dwight Pearson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Weir was the widow of James Douglas McLurkin and Loy Whiteside Weir. She was a retired practical nurse and worked for Dr. W.J. Henry and Dr. W.R. Wallace for 30 years. She attended York County schools and completed her nursing training at Prior Hospital.

Surviving are her son, the Rev. James D. McLurkin of Charlotte; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the church.

Memorials may be made to Hopewell ARP Church, 1391 Hopewell Church Road, Blackstock, SC 29014 or Maloney Scholarship Fund, c/o Erskine College, Due West, SC 29639.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.
 

Kathleen Ayers
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Fay Kathleen Tollison Ayers, 69, of 1656 Ebinport Road died Friday, May, 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Revs. Sollie Hicks and Bob Porterfield officiating.

Mrs. Ayers was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was retired from Wal-Mart. She graduated from Simpsonville High School, where she played basketball. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Robert E. Ayers; two sons, Robert Wayne Ayers of Martinsville, Va. and Charles Edward Ayers of Rock Hill; three daughters, Linda Robertson of King, N.C., Sharon Baldini of Greensboro, N.C., and Deborah Thompson of Rock Hill; her sister Elizabeth Terry of Greenville; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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

Hazel Broughton
LANCASTER - Mr. Hazel Jackson "Jack" Broughton, 68, of 3114 Oakland Drive died Friday, May 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Camp Creek United Methodist Church with the Revs. Kevin Cooley and Ashley Brunson officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Broughton was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Camp Creek United Methodist Church, the adult Bible class and the Camp Creek Men's Club. He was a member of the Hart Masonic Lodge No. 380, the Hejaz Shrine Temple, and the Jackson Shrine Club.

Surviving are his wife, Beulah Blalock Broughton; two daughters, June Stovall of Charleston and Joan Harmon of Heath Springs; his brother, James W. "Bill" Broughton of Lancaster; his sister, Mildred Byrd of Lancaster; and four grandchildren.

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 Camp Creek United Methodist Church, c/o Margaret Baker, 3768 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Irene Burroughs
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Mrs. Irene Moore Burroughs, 89, of Carter Circle died Thursday, May 14, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home in Bessemer City, N.C. Burial will be in Westview Gardens Cemetery in Bessemer City, N.C.

Mrs. Burroughs was the widow of J.O. Burroughs. She was retired from Firestone.

Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Hager of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Jeanette Hager of Rock Hill; her sister, Pearl Stewart of Franklin, N.C.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home.

Myrtle Craig
ROCK HILL- Mrs. Myrtle Craig, 76, of 13 Pitts Ave. died Friday, May 15, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.@brief:Elizabeth Dixon
ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mrs. Elizabeth Dixon of 339 Sidney St., who died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at her home will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles A. Mason officiating and Minister Sandra Mason assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Dixon attended Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. She attended the public schools of York County. She was a member of the AP&B Society. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her son, Floyd Dixon Jr. of the home; her daughter, Elizabeth Jones of York; and her sister, Helen Dixon of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

John Lee
ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mr. John Thomas Lee of 127 Clemson Court, who died Thursday, May 14, 1998, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Red Oak AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Gary Smith and Pastor Rodney Adams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lee attended the schools of Chester County. He was a member of Red Oak AME Zion Church, where he was a member of the AP&B Society. He retired from Duff Norton in Charlotte.

Surviving are his wife, Fannie Mae Lee; two sons, John E. Lee of Baltimore and James C. Lee of Rock Hill; six daughters, Helen Thron(CQ) of Washington, D.C., and Helen Howze, Lena Bolder, Martha McCullough, Lolene Barber and Dorothy Moffatt, all of Rock Hill; two brothers, Ernest Lee of Edgemoor and Joseph Lee of Rock Hill; three sisters, Mary McCullough, Winnie Barber and Ella Sibley, all of Edgemoor; 17 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The family will receive friends at home.

Ruby McSwain
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ruby Harrelson McSwain, 86, of 2188 McConnells Highway died Thursday, May 14, 1998 at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Eastview Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rick Martin officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McSwain was the widow of Cullen Monroe McSwain. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastview Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Warren McSwain of Germany and Douglas McSwain of Rock Hill; her daughter, Barbara Harris of Muskegon, Mich.; her brother, Jack Harrelson of Kings Mountain, N.C.; two sisters, Ruth Branch of Morganton, N.C., and Margaret Wilson of Gastonia, N.C.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Eastview Baptist Church, 1430 Gordon Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Marie Miller
CHESTER - Mrs. Marie Bell Miller, 78, of 170 Harris St. died Friday, May 15, 1998 at her home.

A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Fred Sharrai officiating.

Mrs. Miller was a native of Boswell, Okla.

Surviving are her daughter, Beth Melton of Chester; her son, Charles W. Miller Jr., of Chester; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the home.

Wright's Home for Funerals, Inc. is in charge.

Parthenia Moore
YORK - Mrs. Parthenia L. Moore, 87, of White Oak Manor died Thursday, May 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Galilee Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tony Dogan officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Moore was a lifelong member of Galilee Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary Society and the vocal choir. She was the widow of John Moore.

Surviving is her sister, Hattie Patterson of Gastonia, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3 p.m. Monday at Galilee Baptist Church and also at the home of her sister at 814 West Davidson St., Gastonia, N.C.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Wright Funeral Home.

Dr. Preston Pendergrass
CHARLOTTE - The Rev. Dr. Preston Pendergrass of Charlotte, formerly of Chester, died Thursday, May 14, 1998, at Mercy Hospital.

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

Willie Pettus
CLOVER - The funeral for Mr. Willie James "Buck" Pettus, 80, of 106 Carroway Lane, who died Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Mars Tabernacle Fire-Baptized Holiness Church, with the Rev. Sammie Tate officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Surviving are three sons, Shawn Adams of the home and Barry Pettus and Ernest Pettus, both of New Jersey; four daughters, Faye J. Tate of Clover, Raymon Pettus of the home, Parnice C. Tate of Gastonia, N.C., and Sandra Dasby of New Jersey; and his sister, Martha Pettus Setzer of Belmont, N.C.

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

William Rowe
YORK- Mr. William Donald Rowe, 65, of 307 Boxwood Court died Friday, May 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.

Pauline Weaver
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Pauline Felkel Weaver, 79, of 2970 Tipperary Road died Friday, May 15, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Bass Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Taylor officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Weaver was the widow of Joe T. Weaver. She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church. She was a life member of the United Methodist Women and a member of the Friendship Hobby Club. She also was a member of the Amity Club.

Mrs. Weaver graduated from Newberry College and retired from teaching after 33 years, 27 of which were at Lesslie Elementary in Rock Hill School District No. 3.

Surviving are her son, Tom Weaver of the home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

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


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