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Thomas Davis
FORT MILL - Mr. Thomas Anthony Davis, 43, of 124-B Bozeman St., died Friday, May 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.

Mr. Davis was a native of Chester.

Surviving are his mother, Martha F. Davis of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends at the home of Helen King, 202 Drane Circle, Fort Mill.

Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill is in charge.

Charles Dillingham
CLOVER - Mr. Charles Huey Dillingham, 82, of 257 Flatstone Drive died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at M. L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home Chapel,with the Rev. Bob Abel officiating. Burial will be in Beersheba Presbyterian Church cemetery.

A native of York, Mr. Dillingham was retired from Community Cash in Clover.

Surviving are two sons, Huey Dillingham of Clover and Eddie Dillingham of York; three daughters, Francis Hoyle and Brenda Burrell, both of Clover, and Donna Gould of York; his brother, Floyd Dillingham of York; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and his great-great-grandchild.

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

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

Floyd Gainer
LANCASTER - Mr. Floyd Daniel Gainer, 79, of 4549 J.B. Denton Road died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the New Hope Baptist Church, with the Revs. Grady Ghent and W. Harold Owens officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Baptist Church cemetery.

A Lancaster native, Mr. Gainer was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are his wife, Ida B. Deese Gainer; his son, Glenn Gainer of Lancaster; his daughter, Linda Nicholson of Ruby; three brothers, Curtis Gainer, Elliot Gainer and Jerry Gainer, all of Lancaster; two sisters, Eunice Snipes and Ellen Snipes, both of Lancaster; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

Willie Gill
YORK - Mr. Willie Gill, 81, died Friday, May 22, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Generation Funeral Home Chapel in Clover, with the Rev. Sammy Lee Tate officiating.

Surviving are his wife, Jeffie Mae Gill of Gastonia, N.C.; his son, William Gill of Gastonia; his daughter, Betty Crawford of Gastonia; two brothers, Ulyesese Gill of Clover and Joe Thomas Gill of St. Petersburg, Fla.; his sister, Mary Lee Mackins of Clover; seven grandchildren and 13 great-granchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Mary Lee Mackins at 104 Flat Rock St., Clover.

Terry Grissom
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Terry Ann Grissom, 50, of 2072 Fairhill Circle died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the India Hook United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ben Barnett officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Born in Charlotte, Mrs. Grissom was a legal secretary for Transport Clearing. She was a member of India Hook United Methodist Church and taught children's church. She was also a member of the Knights Booster Club, the Newport Booster Club and the Trojans Booster Club.

Surviving are her husband, Edward W. Grissom; her son, Brian Grissom of the home; three daughters, Crystal Yonce and Pamela Garland, both of Rock Hill, and Lori Grissom of the home; her brother, Charles E. LeNeave of Vass, N.C.; two sisters, Virginia Bryan and Betty Davis of Charlotte; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Bass Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to India Hook United Methodist Church, 3300 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732; Hospice of York County, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2535, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Orie Knight
KERSHAW - Mr. Orie Lee Knight, 84, of 6882 Sand Hill Road died Friday, May 22, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at the Sand Hill Baptist Church, with the Revs. Archie Neal and Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at the Kershaw City Cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mr. Knight was a member of the Sand Hill Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He served in the 30th Infantry Division and was awarded a Bronze Star and three Purple Hearts.

Surviving are his daughter, Jerry Anne Faulkenberry of Kershaw; two sisters, Allen K. Schneider of Kershaw and Thelma Pitts of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

The family received friends at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the Sand Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 23, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Mary Long
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Long of 1944 Greenfield Drive died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Edward McGuire
FORT MILL - Mr. Edward D. McGuire, 40, of 250 Amelia Drive died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

Virginia Shillinglaw
SHARON - Mrs. Virginia Sinclair Shillinglaw, 89, of 3543 Shillinglaw Road died Friday, May 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. A.B. Plaxico officiating.

Mrs. Shillinglaw was the retired manager of the Sharon School cafeteria and a member of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her son, Fredrick Shillinglaw of Sharon; her daughter, Ramona Shillinglaw Hope of Sharon; her brother, George P. Sinclair of Clover; three sisters, Ethel S. Beamguard of Clover, Ruth S. Love of Greenville and Alice S. McAfee of York; two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.

Memorials may be made to the Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Memorial/Cemetery Association, 3852 Woodlawn St., Sharon, SC 29742.

Lula White
FORT MILL - Mrs. Lula B. "Tine" White, 76, of 105 Ralph Bunch St. died Thursday, May 21, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jerusalem Baptist Church, with the Rev. M.N. Baxter officiating. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. White was retired.

Surviving are two sisters, Willie Alberta Curry of Lancaster and Beulah Mae Carter of Washington.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jerusalem Baptist Church and other times at 1927 Barbara Rosa Drive, Lancaster.

Crawford Funeral Home in Lancaster is in charge.
 

Samuel Bailes
CLOVER - Mr. Samuel Israel Bailes, 58, of 3070 S. U.S. 321, died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Clover First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Paul Hutchison, Calvin Draffin and Dick Gibson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

A native of York County, Mr. Bailes was the operator of Bailes Brothers Construction Co. He was a member of the Clover Volunteer Fire Department. He was a retired member of Company A 178 Engineer Co. of the South Carolina National Guard with 33 years of service. He was a member and past Master of Alpine Lodge 208 A.F.M. He was a member of the York County Crescent Shrine Club and a member of the York Rite. He also was an active member of Clover First United Methodist Church, where he served on the administrative council of stewards and helped coach the men's softball team. He also was the car owner of the '87 racing team.

Surviving are his wife, Judy Robinson Bailes; his son, Todd Bailes of Clover; his daughter, Robin Killian of Clover; his brother; two sisters; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 124 Bethel St., Clover, SC, 29710, or Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC, 29710.

Tommy Daughtry
MOULTRIE, Ga. - Mr. Tommy Gene "Pop" Daughtry, 67, of Moultrie, Ga., died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla, Ga. Burial will be at Pelham Cemetery, with Rev. Charles Odom officiating.

A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Daughtry was a carpenter and a member of Open Christian Fellowship of York.

Surviving are his wife Debbie; three daughters, Nathalie Jean Maggard of Davenport, Fla., Louise Laurette Diederich of Murphy, N.C., and Tammy Jean Pelletier of Omaha, Neb.; two stepdaughters, Phyllis Cote of Brooksville, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of Melbourne, Fla.; four stepsons, Chuck Hawkins of California, Mike Hawkins of Danielson, Conn., Gary Hawkins of Putman, Conn., and Mike Scofinsky of Tucson, Ariz.; four sisters, Oreva Butler of Pelham, Ga., Iram Sassett of Meigs, Ga., Linda Seymour of Pelham, Ga., and Carolyn Barrington of Moultrie Ga.; four brothers, Raiford Daughtry of Camilla, Ga., Hollis Daughtry of Palmetto, Fla.; Raymond Daughtry of Dover, Fla., and Ronald Daughtry of Moultrie, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla.

Clara Hinton
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Clara Jackson Hinton, 77, of 636 Center Street in Rock Hill died Friday, May 22, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at By Faith Pentecostal Holiness Church on White Street, with Elder Everett Williams officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Hinton attended the public schools of Fairfield County. She was a member of Izard Street Church of God in Christ, where she served as pastor's aide, usher board president and mother of the church. She was a member of the AP&B Society.

Surviving are 12 sons, Nathaniel Jackson, Robert E. Hinton, Roosevelt Hinton, Clem A. Hinton, Terry L. Hinton, Mark Hinton and Miller Hinton, all of Rock Hill, Willie O. Hinton of Augusta, Ga., Thomas H. Hinton of Sumter, Johnny Hinton and Charlie Hinton, both of Charlotte, and James Hinton of Buffalo, N.Y.; five daughters, Carrie Howard, Patricia Hinton, Doris Davis, Annie Hinton and Cecil Williamson, all of Rock Hill; three sisters, Lucy Reid of Charlotte, Martha Curbean of Rock Hill, and Bessie Hopkins of Pineville, N.C.; three brothers, Tommy Jackson and Lindsey Jackson, both of Charlotte, and Robert Jackson of Baltimore; 75 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-granchildren.

The family will receive friend from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Izard Street Church of God in Christ. They also will receive friends at 334 Chestnut St. The body will be taken to the church at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Robinson Funeral home is in charge.

Franklin Dewey Marshall Jr.
ROCK HILL - Franklin Dewey Marshall Jr., a long-time operator of Marshall Piano Co., died Sunday at his home at 799 Sumter Ave. after an extended illness. He was 75.

Marshall joined the business with his father after World War II, and remained active even after his two sons took it over in the late 1960s, said Dewey Marshall III. He now runs the business with his brother E. Wylie Marshall.

He said his family's business has been in Rock Hill since Marshall's father, F. Dewey Marshall Sr., started it in 1925.

The younger Marshall said the business began as a furniture and piano business and continued to sell furniture until about 25 years ago.

"The piano business just took over the furniture business," Marshall said.

He said his father was talented musically as well as as a tuner and technician.

"He enjoyed working there," said Dewey. "That's what he did."

Marshall was an avid golfer and also participated in other activities, many at St. John's United Methodist Church, which he attended.

The Camden native moved to Rock Hill in 1925. He was a graduate of Winthrop Training School and Davidson College. He also served in the U.S. Army.

In his church he served on the board, the choir, taught Sunday school and was a lay minister. He also was active in the Optimist Club and Toastmasters.

A memorial service will be held for Marshall at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church with W. Timothy McClendon officiating.

Marshall's survivors include his wife, Frances Locke Marshall; his daughter, Cammie Brazzell of Rock Hill; two sons, F. Dewey Marshall III and E. Wylie Marshall, both of Rock Hill; his stepson, Robert O. McFadden Jr., all of Rock Hill; two brothers, Harold H. Marshall of Lancaster and Robert K. Marshall of Rock Hill; 11 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center of the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church or to the charity of one's choice. Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Edward McGuire
FORT MILL - Mr. Edward "Eddie" Downs McGuire, 40, of 250 Amelia Drive died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Independent Bible Baptist Church in Charlotte, with the Revs. Jason Coley and Ron Roddey officiating. Burial will follow at Grand View Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Mr. McGuire was a Rock Hill native. He worked in the construction field and lived in the Rock Hill and Fort Mill area all his life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his mother, Thelma Moss Tollison of Fort Mill; his father, Perry Downs McGuire of Catawba; two sisters, Terry Roddey and Robin McGuire-Gill, both of Rock Hill; and four nieces.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Independent Bible Baptist Church in Charlotte, and other times at the homes of Thelma Tollison, 250 Amelia Drive in Fort Mill, and Perry McGuire, 4262 Cureton Ferry Road in Catawba.

Memorials may be made to Independent Bible Baptist Church, 17025 Lancaster Highway, Charlotte, NC 28277; Victory Baptist Church, 518 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC, 29732; or Lesslie Church of God, P.O. Box 8, Catawba, SC 29704.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Elizabeth Smith
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth Brice Smith, 92, of Westminster Towers, formerly of Foote Street in Chester, died Thursday, May 21, 1998, at home.

A graveside service will be noon Tuesday at Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Chester, with Shelton P. Sanford and William A. Fox officiating. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

A native of Woodward, she was a retired kindergarten teacher at Purity Presbyterian Church in Chester. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill and a former member of Bethel Methodist Church in Chester. She attended Brenau College of Gainesville, Ga., and graduated from Chicora College in Charlotte. She also was a member of Violet Sunshine Club and the Up-To-Date Club.

Mrs. Smith was the widow of John T. Jefferies Smith.

Surviving are her daughter, Sarah Jefferies Calhoun of Halifax, Va., and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Barron Funeral Home in Chester. The family also will receive friends in the Westminster Tower community room immediately following the memorial service.

Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Kathy Stroud
LANCASTER - Mrs. Kathy Sue Stroud, 44, of 2744 Pageland Highway died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Assembly Church, with the Revs. Donald Tillman and Marvin Tennant officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Stroud was a Lancaster County native. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Robert C. "Bob" Stroud of Lancaster; her stepson, Brian C. Stroud of Germany; her stepdaughter, Angela S. Smith of Lancaster; her brother, Terry W. Adams of Lancaster; and her sister, Pat Plyler of Treadway, Tenn.

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

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 1180 Garnette Road, Lancaster, S.C., 29720, or to Christian Assembly Church, 1734 Bradburn Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720.
 

Henry Ferguson Jr.
LANCASTER - Mr. Henry Stokes Ferguson Jr., 75, of 2968 Old Hickory Road, died Monday, May 25, 1998, at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Eugene Henderson
CHESTER - Mr. Eugene Henderson, 83, of 3514 Valley Drive, died Monday at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Baptist Church, with the Rev. Reggie Parker officiating and the Rev. Elton Hunter assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Marshal, N.C., Mr. Henderson was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

He was the widower of Ruth A. Henderson.

Surviving are two sons, Albert Henderson of Chester and Arthur Henderson of Lancaster; two daughters, Bobbie Williford of Chester and Syble Wilson of Winnsboro; two sisters, Mildred Cureton of Pelion and Grace Adams of Travelers Rest; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wright's Home for Funerals.

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

Robert Ingram
LANCASTER - Mr. Robert Lynn "Booty" Ingram, 46, of 239 South Ave., died Monday, May 25, 1998.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at New Life Freewill Baptist Church, with the Revs. Marty Cox and Mitch Ingram officiating. Burial will be in Lancaster Memorial Park.

Born in Lancaster County, Mr. Ingram was retired from Springs Industries' Riverlawn plant.

Surviving are his parents, William Robert Ingram Jr. and Izola Robertson Ingram of the home; his daughter, Melanie Harper of Lancaster; and his brother, the Rev. Mitch Ingram of Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to New Life Freewill Baptist Church, 1622 Springdale Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Franklin Marshall Jr.
ROCK HILL - Mr. Franklin Dewey Marshall Jr., 75, of Rock Hill died Sunday, May 24, 1998, at his home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. today at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Tim McClendon officiating.

Born in Camden, Mr. Marshall moved to Rock Hill in 1923. He was a graduate of Winthrop Training School and Davidson College. He served in the Army and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, where he served on the board, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and was a lay leader.

He also was active in the Optimist Club and Toastmasters.

Mr. Marshall owned and operated Marshall Piano Co. for many years with his sons.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Locke Marshall; two sons, F. Dewey Marshall III and E. Wylie Marshall, both of Rock Hill; his daughter, Cammie Brazzell of Rock Hill; his stepson, Robert O. McFadden of Rock Hill; two brothers, Harold W. Marshall of Lancaster and Robert K. Marshall of Rock Hill; 11 grandchildren and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends after the service in the church's Family Life Center.

Memorials may be sent to St. John's United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to charity of one's choice.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Julie Mitchell
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Julie Mitchell, 38, of 1445 Crawford Road, died Sunday, May 24, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Pearline Smith
YORK - Miss Pearline D. Smith, 70, of 3 Church St., died Sunday, May 24, 1998.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Thomas Ward Sr.
ROCK HILL - Mr. Thomas William Ward Sr., 72, of 1647 Nottingham Court, died Sunday, May 24, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lakewood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tim Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Born in Newberry, Mr. Ward retired from York County Natural Gas Authority after 30 years. He was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Ramah Livingston Ward; two sons, Thomas W. Ward Jr. of Villa Rica, Ga., and Robert Preston Ward of Hapeville, Ga.; his daughter, Linda Ward Crews of Rock Hill; his brother, Donald Ward of Winter Park, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church, 3520 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
 

Joseph Hart Jr.
YORK - Mr. Joseph Everett Hart Jr., 86, of 111 S. Congress St. died Monday, May 25, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Lowery officiating.

A native of York, Mr. Hart was a banker. He was a former member of York Rotary Club and ran the Christmas Tree Club for the children of York Place. He served in the Army Medical Corps and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.

Surviving is his sister, Anne Hart Little of Columbia.

The family will receive friends at the graveside after the service.

Memorials may be made to York Place, 234 Kings Mountain St., York, SC 29745.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Pearline Smith
YORK - Miss Pearline D. Smith, 70, of 3 Church St. died Sunday, May 24, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at New Home AME Zion Church, with the Rev. C.J. Jenkins officiating and the Rev. Darryl Jackson assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Miss Smith attended public school in York. She joined Langrum Branch Baptist Church at an early age and later joined New Home AME Zion Church. She was a member of Missionary Society, the New Home Women's Club, the Willing Workers Club and the AP&B Society.

Surviving are three nephews, whom she reared, James "Boot" Smith and John Michael Smith, both of York, and Melvin Edward Smith of Rock Hill; and two nieces, whom she reared, Martha E. Smith and Catherine L. Smith, both of York;

The family will receive friends at the home of James "Boot" Smith, 7 Moore St., York. Viewing will be from 5 to 7 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.


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