Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Rudolph Blanks
    EDGEMOOR - Mr. Rudolph F. "Rudy" Blanks, 72, of 4214 Edgeland Road died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia.
    A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lando Cemetery, with the Rev. William Stroud officiating.
    Born in Chester County, Mr. Blanks was of the Baptist faith and served in the Navy during World War II. He retired from the Manetta Mills in Lando where he worked nearly 40 years as a doffer.
    Surviving are his mother, Lillian Allen Blanks of the home; two brothers, Wilbert B. Blanks of Edgemoor and Marion W. Blanks of Rock Hill; and two sisters, Peggy Curtis of Rock Hill and Stella Booth of Myrtle Beach.
    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 Lando Baptist Church.
    Greene Funeral Home is in charge. 

Marvin Campbell
    YORK - Mr. Marvin Cecil Campbell, 85, of 595 Adkins Road died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at his home.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Thomas McPhail officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Gastonia, N.C., Mr. Campbell was a retired textile overseer. He was a member of Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church.
    Surviving are his wife, Bertie Jarrell Campbell of York; his daughter, Peggy Campbell Carroll of York; four sisters, Sula C. Mace, Frankie C. Fulbright and Ruby C. Lunsford, all of Newton, N.C., and Rose C. Fulbright of Mount City, Tenn.; his grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, 1184 N. Shiloh Road, York, SC 29745.
    York Funeral Home is in charge. 

Sylvia Crosby
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The funeral for Mrs. Sylvia Strothers Crosby, 89, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Halseville Road in Chester, who died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at SSI Nursing Home in Brooklyn, will be 2 p.m. today at Upper Hope Station Baptist Church in Fairfield County.
    The Rev. James Coleman will be officiating and the Rev. T.G. Greene will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
    Mrs. Crosby was born in Fairfield County and was the widow of Ervin Crosby. She attended Upper Hope Station Baptist Church, where she was the oldest member and was mother of the church. She was a choir member, missionary, and a former usher and Sunday school teacher. She was a member of Silver Hill Order of Eastern Star No. 244 and of AP&B Society No. 31. While residing in Brooklyn, she attended St. Luke Community Church.
    Surviving are her daughter, Annie C. Maye of Brooklyn; her brother, Simelton Strothers of Baltimore; three sisters, Louise Young of Baltimore, Wilhemia Roseborough of Fairfield, N.C., and Lillie A. Mayfield of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Ruby Chisholm, 170-A Jeter St., Chester.
    The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. today.
    King's Funeral Home is in charge. 

Horace W. Davis
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mr. Horace W. Davis, 57, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at his home.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home. 

Joel Feaster
    RICHBURG - Joel Davion Feaster, the 8-month-old infant son of Sherreka Feaster and Joel David Ramsey, of 3544 Mountain Gap Road died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Rossville AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Anthony Commodore officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    The baby was born in Spartanburg County. 
    Surviving in addition to his parents are his maternal grandparents, Curtis James and Betty Jo Feaster of Richburg; his paternal grandparents, William and Laurie Ramsey of Richburg; his maternal great-grandmother, Annie B. Feaster of Chester; and his paternal great-grandmother, Annie Wright of Edgemoor.
    The family will receive friends at the home. 
    The body may be viewed from 3 to 8 tonight at King's Funeral Home in Chester.
    The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Thursday. 

Reginald Jennings
    CHESTER - Mr. Reginald "Mickey" Jennings, 49, of 628 Lancaster Highway died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home. 

Carrie Jourdan
    CHESTER - Mrs. Carrie Lee Doster Jourdan, 90, of 705 Parkway Drive died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Second Baptist Church, with the Revs. Steve Bishop and Dennis Reid officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.
    Born in Chester County, Mrs. Jourdan was retired from Springs Industries as a cloth inspector. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and attended the schools of Chester County. She was the widow of William W. Jourdan.
    Surviving are three sons, William L. Jourdan and Ernest L. Jourdan, both of Chester, and Eugene W. Jourdan of Summerville; three daughters, Lucille J. Hope, Dorothy J. Gheen and Irene J. McKeown, all of Chester; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Barron Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church building fund, 619 Saluda St., Chester, SC 29706. 

William Love
    FREDERICK, Md. - Mr. William Otis Love, formerly of York, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Frederick University Hospital.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Gary Rollins Funeral Home.
    Surviving is his sister, Catherine Armstrong of Clover.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Gary Rollins Funeral Home, 110 West South St., Frederick. 

James Lyles
    LANCASTER - Mr. James William "Curly" Lyles, 73, of 1006 Laurel Ave. died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, with Dr. Bobby Bailey officiating. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.
    Born in Kershaw County, Mr. Lyles was retired from Springs Industries as a supervisor in the spinning department at the Lancaster Plant. He was in the Army during World War II.
    Surviving are his wife, Margie Phillips Lyles of the home; two sons, James Michael Lyles of Easley and Jack D. Lyles of Piedmont; his brother, Johnnie Eugene Lyles of Pensacola, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to White Springs Baptist Church building fund, 1249 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720. 

Bonita McCoy
    YORK - Ms. Bonita McCoy, 41, of 56 McClain St. died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home. 

Evelyn Nichols
    HARRIMAN, Tenn. - Mrs. Evelyn McDaniel Nichols, 83, formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Roane Medical Center in Harriman.
    She was the widow of Howard Nichols of Rock Hill.
    Surviving are her sister, Hazel Stroud of Mooresville, N.C.; two grandsons, Mike Nichols of Rock Hill and Dennis Nichols of Spring City, Tenn.; her great-granddaughter that she reared, Christina Nichols of Columbia; and four other great-grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. 

Billy Orr
    GREAT FALLS - Mr. Billy John Orr, 94, formerly of 7 Wilson Ave., died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at the Brian Center in Columbia.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home, with Dr. Todd Morris officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.
    Born in Fairfield County, Mr. Orr was formerly employed at Republic Cotton Mill. He was the widower of Sally Carico Orr.
    Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home. 

George Peterson
    CHESTER - Mr. George Peterson, 54, of 590 Belt Line Road died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The family is at the home of Mrs. Hattie Gray, 119 Elizabeth St.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home. 

Dorothy Putnam
    LEXINGTON - Mrs. Dorothy Page Putnam, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998.
    A memorial service was Tuesday.
    Born in Clover, Mrs. Putnam worked in the WPA Writers' Program and participated in the preparation of South Carolina: A Guide to the Palmetto State. She was a member of Shandon Presbyterian Church, where she was an advisor to the pioneer fellowship, pianist for the Junior Department, a choir member and a member of the Women of the Church program.
    Surviving are her husband, B. Hugh Putnam Jr. of the home; her son, Bluford H. Putnam III of New York; her daughter, Page Putnam Miller of Arlington, Va.; her brother William Joseph Page of Durham, N.C.; her sister, Grace Page Spann of Thomasville, Ga.; and her grandson.
    Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Home of South Carolina, P.O. Box 210037, Columbia, SC 29221-0037.
    Shives Funeral Home is in charge. 

Harley Scott
    Retired Winthrop University professor Harley Scott, 78, chairman of the school's psychology department for nearly 20 years, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at his home.
    A memorial service will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Hall at Winthrop University.
    Scott moved to Rock Hill in 1953 to take the psychology department chairman's post at what was then Winthrop College.
    Born in Kannapolis, N.C., he graduated from Duke University in 1942. He served four years in the Army during World War II and finished as a captain. He received his doctorate in psychology from Duke in 1953.
    He was chairman of the department for 19 years, and his duties included teaching classes part-time. He decided to resign from his position as chairman and return to full-time teaching in 1972. He taught until his retirement in 1983.
    Rondo Laffitte, professor emeritus at Winthrop University, came to the school when the psychology department consisted of only the chairman and another professor. Laffitte credits Scott with the large size of the psychology department now.
    "Scott was chairman longer than any other person. He was responsible for growth and interest at Winthrop in the field of psychology," Laffitte said.
    After retiring, Scott continued to be involved in the community. He did psychological evaluation for disabilities determination for the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department. He also volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America, the Rock Hill Human Relations Council, the York County Mental Health Association, Meals on Wheels, the Red Cross and the Museum of York County. He was past president of the Piedmont Archaeological Society.
    He was past president of the South Carolina Psychological Association and was on the licensing board many years. He also was on the National Science Foundation board and the American Psychological Association board.
    Laffitte said that Scott was devoted to the professional organizations in which he was involved, but he believed teaching was the most important thing one could do.
    "He probably sent more students on to graduate school for masters and doctorate degrees than could be expected from one professor," he said.
    Surviving are Scott's wife, Carol Seeley Scott; three sons, Mike Scott of Roswell, Ga., and David Scott and John Scott of Rock Hill; two daughters, Elisabeth Scott of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Sally Mintz of Fort Mill; his brother, Sam Scott of Asheville, N.C.; two sisters, K. Lee Wright of Asheville, N.C., and Anna Ruth Hook of Rock Hill; and nine grandchildren.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to York County American Red Cross, local disaster relief fund, 200 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.
    Bass Funeral Home is in charge. 

Edna Smith
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Edna A. Smith, 80, of 1190 Parris Road died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at her daughter's home.
    A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with chaplain Miriam Mick officiating.
    Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. Smith was a retired hairdresser and of the Catholic faith. She was a member of the Rock Hill Senior Citizens Club and did volunteer work.
    Surviving are three sons, Nick Lucera of Hatboro, Pa., Raymond Lucera of Boerne, Texas, and Charles Smith of Rock Hill; her daughter, Ellen M. Berberich of Rock Hill; her sister, Frances Broderick of Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Ed and Ellen Berberich.
    Memorials may be made to York County Hospice, 325 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29732. 

Juanita Young
    WESTVILLE - Ms. Juanita Young, 96, of 2579A Flat Rock Road died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Springdale Village.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Damascus United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Steve Heape and Paul Ballard officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    A Westville native, Ms. Young was a member of Damascus United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
    Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Frank and Patricia Farmer, 2619 Flat Rock Road, Camden.
    Memorials may be made to Damascus United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 506, Westville, SC 29175.

Bertha Attaway
    JOHNSTON - Ms. Bertha Attaway, 100, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at her daughter's home in Washington, D.C.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
    Surviving are five sons, Robert Attaway of Rock Hill, M.C. Attaway and Joseph Attaway, both of Johnston, Benjamin Attaway of Washington, D.C., and Ware Attaway of New York; and two daughters, Lillie Ruth Jones of Washington, D.C., and Williette Attaway of Philadelphia.
    Butler and Sons Funeral Home in Saluda is in charge. 

Florie Brice
    CHESTER - Mrs. Florie Brice, 73, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of 123 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at the nursing center.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home. 

Catherine Carter
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Catherine Adams Carter, 80, of 1206 Richmond Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mike Wooten and Raymond Thompson and Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Elberton, Ga., Mrs. Carter was a homemaker and a member of Catawba Baptist Church.
    Surviving are her husband, Sidney R. Carter of the home; two sons, John R. Carter and Barry G. Carter, both of Rock Hill; her daughter, Susan C. Fowler of Rock Hill; her brother, Leamon G. Adams of Rock Hill; her sister, Odelia A. Sanders of Dewey Rose, Ga.; six grandchildren; and her great-granddaughter.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. 

James Carter
    CHESTER - Mr. James Wylie "Whitey" Carter, 61, of 1319 Sourwood Drive died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at his home.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.
    A Chester County native, Mr. Carter was employed with Springs Industries. He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church and attended Chester County schools.
    Surviving are his companion, Carolyn Bradley; his son, Roydie Carter of Chester; three daughters, Angie Roof of Lockhart, Cheryl Smith of Chester and Jada Gwin of Blackstock; his brother, Leron Carter of Chester; three sisters, Edna C. Boyd of Chester, Jeannie C. Killian of Fort Lawn and Shirley C. Gaston of Fort Valley, Ga.; and eight grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Barron Funeral Home. 

Lucas Horne
    RICHBURG - Lucas Gabe Horne, the infant son of Ted and Pamela Puckett Horne, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
    A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Steve Bishop officiating.
    Surviving in addition to his parents are his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gaston of Chester.
    Barron Funeral Home is in charge. 

Donna Hollis
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Donna A. Hollis, 51, of 1501 Museum Road died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Patricia Griffith-Fallaw officiating.
    Born in Waynesville, N.C., Mrs. Hollis was a registered nurse at Piedmont Medical Center and a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
    Surviving are her husband, Arthur Henry Hollis Sr. of Rock Hill; her son, Arthur H. Hollis Jr. of Rock Hill; two daughters, Rebecca Hollis Long and Amy Gill Hollis, both of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to York County Hospice, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to the American Cancer Society, 339 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730. 

Bonita McCoy
    YORK - Ms. Bonita McCoy, 31, of 56 McClain St. died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998.
    Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home. 

Virginia McDaniel
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Virginia McKnight McDaniel, 81, of 795 Cannon Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Roberts officiating and the Rev. Calvin Morrow assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
    A Rock Hill native, Mrs. McDaniel was a member of New Covenant Baptist Church. She worked in the textiles department at Arcade Mills for more than 30 years. She was the widow of Broadus McDaniel.
    Surviving are her son, Roy McDaniel of Rock Hill; two daughters, Joyce Langley and Kathleen Tucker, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Zuyler McDaniel of Rock Hill; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home. 

Evelyn Mims
    REEVESVILLE - Mrs. Evelyn Johnston Mims, 88, of The Magnolias died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. George United Methodist Church, with Dr. Louis Jamison and the Rev. Paul Betsill officiating. Burial will be at St. George Cemetery in St. George.
    Born in Reevesville, Mrs. Mims was a graduate of St. George High School and a 1930 graduate of Converse College. She was a member of St. George United Methodist Church and a charter member of The Green Thumb Garden Club and Thursday Afternoon Book Club. She was the widow of Harry McCullough Mims Sr.
    Surviving are her son, Harry M. Mims of Orangeburg; her daughter, Dicksie Mims Ward of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bryant Funeral Home, 607 North Parler Ave., St. George.
    Memorials may be made to St. George United Methodist Church, St. George, SC 29477. 

Dorothy Putnam
    LEXINGTON - Mrs. Dorothy Page Putnam, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998.
    A memorial service was Tuesday.
    Born in Clover, Mrs. Putnam worked in the WPA Writers' Program and participated in the preparation of South Carolina: A Guide to the Palmetto State. She was a member of Shandon Presbyterian Church, where she was an adviser to the pioneer fellowship, pianist for the Junior Department, a choir member and a member of the Women of the Church program.
    Surviving are her husband, B. Hugh Putnam Jr. of the home; her son, Bluford H. Putnam III of New York; her daughter, Page Putnam Miller of Arlington, Va.; her brother, William Joseph Page of Durham, N.C.; her sister, Grace Page Spann of Thomasville, Ga.; and her grandson.
    Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Home of South Carolina, P.O. Box 210037, Columbia, SC 29221-0037.
    Shives Funeral Home was in charge. 

Harley Scott
    ROCK HILL - Mr. Harley Scott, 78, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at his home.
    His ashes will be dispersed in a private ceremony at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church in Concord, N.C.
    Born in Kannapolis, N.C., Mr. Scott graduated from Duke University in 1942. He served four years in the Army during World War II and finished as a captain. He received his doctorate in psychology from Duke in 1953. Scott moved to Rock Hill in 1953 to be psychology department chairman at Winthrop College. He was chairman of the department for 19 years. He resigned from his position as chairman and returned to full-time teaching in 1972. He taught until his retirement in 1983. Scott did psychological evaluation for disabilities determination for the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department. He also volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America, the Rock Hill Human Relations Council, the York County Mental Health Association, Meals on Wheels, the Red Cross and the Museum of York County. He was past president of the Piedmont Archaeological Society. He was past president of the South Carolina Psychological Association and was on the licensing board many years. He also was on the National Science Foundation board and the American Psychological Association board.
    Surviving are Scott's wife, Carol Seeley Scott; three sons, Mike Scott of Roswell, Ga., David Scott and John Scott of Rock Hill; two daughters, Elisabeth Scott of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Sally Mintz of Fort Mill; his brother, Sam Scott of Asheville, N.C.; two sisters, K. Lee Wright of Asheville, N.C., and Anna Ruth Hook of Rock Hill; and nine grandchildren.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to York County American Red Cross, local disaster relief fund, 200 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.
    The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Hall at Winthrop University.
    Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Cornelius Crosby
    ELIZABETH, N.J. - Mr. Cornelius Crosby, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998.
    A memorial service will be 5 p.m. Friday in New Jersey. Burial also will be in New Jersey.
    Mr. Crosby attended Emmett Scott High School in Rock Hill and was a former member of the Rock Grove AME Zion Church. Surviving are his wife, Fannie Durham Crosby; five sisters, Mildred Adams, Leena Porter and Juanita Barnett, all of Rock Hill, Alberta Crosby of Rockville Center, N.Y., and Emma Crosby of Hempstead, N.Y.; four brothers, Elliott Smith, T.J. Smith, Allen Crosby, and Samuel Crosby, all of Rock Hill; his grandchild; and his great-grandchild.
    Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Horace Davis
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mr. Horace W. "Hobo" Davis, 57, of 2626 6th St. N.E. died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Providence Hospital.
    The funeral will be 7 tonight at New Fellowship Christian Community Church in Washington, D.C. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.
    Born in Centerville, N.C., Mr. Davis was employed as a longshoreman.
    Surviving are his wife, Dora Bradley Davis of Washington, D.C.; two sons, Antonio M. Davis of Baltimore and Horace Davis Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; two daughters, Elder Debra Hunter of Reston, Va., and Ernestine Cotton of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7 tonight before the funeral.
    The body may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Parker Funeral Home.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Marion Nelson, 470 Arch Drive, Rock Hill.

Eugene Fries
    LANCASTER - Mr. Eugene Albert Fries, 72, of 2078 Friars Court died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
    A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Morrison officiating. Burial was at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Rahway, N.J.
    Born in Newark, N.J., Mr. Fries was retired from the sheriff's department of Newark and was employed at the Lancaster Golf Course.
    Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jean Jones Fries; two daughters, Mary Kay Fries of San Francisco and Donna Jean Emmons of Freehill, N.J.; three stepsons, David F. Connely of Palm Coast, Fla., Dwayne Connely of Long Beach, N.J., and Dennis Connely of Tinton Falls, N.J.; four stepdaughters, Deborah Merker of Monroe, N.C., Lorie Deering of Wayland, Mich., Carol Judge of Orlando, Fla., and Dorothy Connely of Palm Coast, Fla.; and 14 grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to Lancaster Children's Home, 721 E. Arch St., Lancaster, SC 29720.
    Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Edna Gardner
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Edna T. Gardner, 96, of 2117 Bryan Court died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.
    A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. James Carter officiating.
    Born in York County, Mrs. Gardner was formerly employed at Lowenstein and retired from Springs Industries after 45 years of service. She was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
    Surviving is her daughter, Margaret Williams of Rock Hill.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of J. Thomas and Margaret Williams, 2117 Bryan Court.
    Memorials may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church family life center, 4858 McConnells Hwy., York, SC 29745.

Evelyn Horton
    LANCASTER - Mrs. Evelyn Reeves Horton, 84, of the Presbyterian Home in Summerville died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, in Clemson.
    A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at West Side Cemetery, with the Rev. Julian Ford officiating.
    Born in Cottageville, Mrs. Horton was a member of Summerville Presbyterian Church. She was formerly of Pendleton and a member of Pendleton Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of Winthrop College and did graduate studies at Iowa State University. She was a retired public school teacher and taught in the Charleston County schools for 20 years. She retired from the Pickens County school system.
    Surviving are her husband, Paul Mackey Horton Sr. of Charleston; three sons, Paul M. Horton Jr. of Clemson, William L. B. Horton of Charleston and M. Dan Horton of Summerville; her brother, John F. Reeves Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Cauthen Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, Hospice of Summerville, the Presbyterian Home of Summerville or to the American Cancer Society.

Leonard Jones Sr.
    YORK - Mr. Leonard Ross Jones Sr., 55, of 1705 Davis Farm Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jim Correll officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
    A York County native, Mr. Ross was operations director at Town & Country Toyota in Charlotte. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Surviving are his wife, Betty Jean Husky Jones of the home; his son, Leonard R. Jones Jr. of York; two daughters, Melanie Lynn Jones Myers and Sheri Annette Jones, both of York; and his grandchild.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 22 E. Liberty St., York, SC 29745.
    M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Bonita McCoy
    YORK - Ms. Bonita McCoy, 31, of 56 McClain St. died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998.
    The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hill Street Church of God, with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating and the Revs. Johnnie Mae McCoy, Blanche Jamison and William McClain assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
    Ms. McCoy was a member of the Hill Street Church of God and was employed as a spinner at A&E Manufacturing in Gastonia.
    Surviving are her fiancé, Napoleon Wade of York; two sons, Napoleon Montex McCoy and Shermar Latrel Wade, both of the home; her mother, Ernestine McCoy of the home; her great aunt who helped rear her, Johnnie Mae McCoy of the home; seven brothers, Gary McCoy of the home, David Lee Ellison of Florence, John Allison of Salisbury, N.C., Ricky Lane Allison of York, Gary "Bo" McCoy of Charlotte; and Ricky Sherman and Leroy Sherman, both of Conway; six sisters, Shelia E. Benjamin, Mary E. Sherer and Loretta Byers, all of York, Lisa S. Moore of Conway, Audrey Dulin of Greenwood, and Gertrude Walker of Clover; her paternal grandmother, Thelma Barber of Winston-Salem, N.C.; her maternal grandmother, Lilly McCoy of Washington, D.C.; and her paternal great-grandmother, Mary Baker of Detroit.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
    The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Virginia McDaniel
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Virginia McKnight McDaniel, 81, of 795 Cannon Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Roberts officiating and the Rev. Calvin Morrow assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
    A Cherokee County native, Mrs. McDaniel lived in Rock Hill for more than 59 years and was a longtime member of New Covenant Baptist Church. She worked as a weaver at Arcade Mills for more than 30 years. She was the widow of Broadus McDaniel.
    Surviving are her son, Roy McDaniel of Rock Hill; two daughters, Joyce Langley and Kathleen Tucker, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Zuyler McDaniel of Rock Hill; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Ruth McManus
    LANCASTER - Mrs. Ruth Funderburk McManus, 88, of White Oak Manor died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Springhill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Greg Towler officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Union County, Mrs. McManus was retired from the Lancaster County School system, where she worked in the Buford High School cafeteria. She was a member of Springhill Baptist Church. She was the widow of Bunyan Creth McManus.
    Surviving are her son, Robert L. McManus of Lancaster; her brother, Judson L. Funderburk Jr. of Lancaster; her sister, Margurite "Polly" F. Robinson of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to Springhill Baptist Church, 2345 Old Camden Monroe Hwy., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Claude Owens
    WESTVILLE - Mr. Claude Benjamin Owens, 82, of 2799 Kershaw Highway died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Kershaw County Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Rivers officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Westville, Mr. Owens was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and was a painter.
    Surviving are his son, John H. Owens of Columbia; two daughters, Shirley Lucas of North Augusta, and Ada O. Smith of Westville; his sister, Irene O. Ray of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Ada O. Smith, 2799-B Kershaw Highway.
    Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, P.O. Box 488,Westville, SC 29175.
    Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

George Peterson
    CHESTER - Mr. George Peterson, 54, of 590 Belt Line Road died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Black Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ricky Daniels officiating and the Rev. Wilson assisting. Burial will at the church cemetery.
    A Chester native, Mr. Peterson was a member of Black Rock Baptist Church hymn choir and gospel choir. He was a member of the AP&B Society. He was educated in Chester County public schools.
    Surviving are his wife, Ann Peterson of Chester; his daughter, Anngeanett Lightner of Spartanburg; his brother, Willie Peterson of Vaxhall, N.J.; three sisters, Hattie P. Grey, and Shirley P. Caldwell, both of Chester, and Bernice P. Blair of Charlotte; two grandchildren; and his special friend, Rosalind Terry of Chester.
    The family is at the home of Mrs. Hattie P. Gray, 119 Elizabeth St.
    The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
    Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Scalf
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Margaret Moffatt Bagley Scalf, 95, of 1036 Ebenezer Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at her home.
    The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First ARP Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.
    Born in York County, Mrs. Scalf was the former vice president of Home Federal Savings and Loan, where she was employed for 44 years. She was an active member of First ARP Church, a member of the UDC and a member of the Altrusa Club. She also worked at the Winthrop College Credit Union and volunteered at York General Hospital. She was the widow of C.W. Scalf.
    Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First ARP Church.

Mencie Smith
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mencie Parker Reeder Smith, 72, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church.
    Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Smith was educated in the public schools of Rock Hill and studied at Friendship Junior College, North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C., and received a bachelor's degree in religious education from Livingstone College in Salisbury, N.C. She was a substitute teacher in Baltimore and played the piano.
    Surviving are two sons, Brooks Smith Jr. of Baltimore and John Thomas Smith of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, James T. Reeder of Burgess, Va., and Robert Reeder of Rock Hill; three sisters, Louise Hoover and Alberta Allen, both of Salisbury, N.C., and Johnnie Mae Wiley of Baltimore; and her grandson.
    The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church and at other times at the home of Robert Reeder, 626 Center St.
    The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Saturday.
    Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

James Stroud
    ROCK HILL - Mr. James D. "Buck" Stroud, 63, of 1264 Neely's Creek Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at his home.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home.

Jeannie Mae Twitty
    KERSHAW - Mrs. Jeannie Mae Pate Twitty, 56, of 6372 Kershaw-Camden Highway died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Beaver Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Hammond officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.
    Born in Kershaw, Mrs. Twitty was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
    Surviving are her husband, David Leroy Twitty; her son, Jeff G. Twitty of Kershaw; five daughters, Janiet Warfield of Columbia, Melinda Kay Twitty of Puerto Rico, Mechelle Hinson and Nora Twitty, both of Heath Springs, and Crystal Twitty of Kershaw; her mother, Ethel Twitty Pate of Kershaw; three brothers, Carl T. Pate of Kershaw, Jerry Pate of Lancaster and D. Wayne Pate of Bethune; and 15 grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Janie Weaver
    SIMPSONVILLE - Mrs. Janie Mishow Weaver, 94, of Briarwood Nursing Center, formerly of Eastwood Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Hillcrest Hospital.
    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Bruce Wyatt and J.C. Neeley officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.
    A Rock Hill native, Mrs. Weaver was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was retired from J.P. Stevens, where she worked as a spinner. She was the widow of William H. Weaver Sr.
    Surviving are her son, William Weaver Jr. of Anderson; her daughter, Dorothy R. Ashley of Mauldin; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home.

Glenn Alexander
    ROCK HILL - Mr. Glenn W. Alexander, 80, of 1161 Candlelight Drive died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tom Tomlinson officiating. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Gaston Memorial Park.
    Born in Gaston County, N.C., Mr. Alexander was the owner and operator of Glenn Alexander's Wines and Liquors and was formerly employed by American Thread Company. He was of the Baptist faith.
    Surviving are his wife, Ruby Lynch Alexander; his brother, Paul Alexander of Gastonia, N.C.; and his grandson, John Benjamin "Bert" Ferguson.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of South Carolina, PO Box 1609, Columbia, SC 29202.

Florie Brice
    CHESTER - Ms. Florie Brice, 73, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of 123 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at the nursing center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasantview AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Howard Jones officiating and the Rev. George Rhodes assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    A Chester native, Ms. Brice was a retired laundry worker. She was a member of Pleasantview AME Zion Church, a member of the usher board and the Helping Hand Club. She attended the schools of Chester County.
    Surviving are three daughters, Lorraine Kirkpatrick of Roswell, Ga., and Mamie Brice and Dorothy Johnson, both of Chester; two brothers, Richard Young of Chester and Arthur Brice of Sumerset, N.J.; seven sisters, Mary J. McCullough, Alberta McCullough, Geneva Morris and Lacy Barnes, all of Chester, Janie Crawley, Gertrude Davis and Rosie Brice, all of Newark, N.J.; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home.
    Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Patricia Deas
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Patricia Phillips Deas, 57, of 522 Liberty St. died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Matthews, N.C.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Rev. Hubert Faulkenberry officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
    A Rock Hill native, Mrs. Deas was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and retired from the Conoco Petroleum Company.
    Surviving are her husband, Wesley "Albert" Deas Jr. of the home; her son, Wes A. Deas III of the home; two daughters, Tina D. Blake and Leslie D. Austin, both of Rock Hill; her brother, Roy "Gene" Phillips of Rock Hill; two sisters, Carol Gordon and Dyane "Butchie" Phillips, both of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Sara Devore
    ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sara Sturgis Devore, 87, of 1330 India Hook Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Shelton Sanford III and Dr. Bill Fox officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
    Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Devore worked for Bass Funeral Home as a secretary. She also worked for Interiors Ltd. from 1969 to 1982. She was a member of Eastern Star, The Garden Club and The Altrusa Club. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where she was on many committees. She was the widow of Robert Eugene Devore.
    Surviving are her sister, Doris Patton of Rock Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Doris Patton, 1240 Westover Circle.
    Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church's general fund.
    Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Leonard Jones Sr.
    YORK - Mr. Leonard Ross Jones Sr., 55, of 1705 Davis Farm Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jim Correll officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
    A York County native, Mr. Jones was operations director at Town & Country Toyota in Charlotte. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Surviving are his wife, Betty Jean Husky Jones of the home; two sons, Leonard R. Jones Jr. and Sam "Spike" Myers, both of York; two daughters, Melanie Lynn Jones Myers and Sheri Annette Jones, both of York; his brother, Edward L. Jones of York; and his grandchild.
    Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 22 E. Liberty St., York, SC 29745 or Shriners Children's Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.
    M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

James Nelson
    MCCONNELLS - Mr. James Edward Nelson, 84, of 6290 McConnells Highway died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Olivet Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Sam Hoyt officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Swain County, N.C., Mr. Nelson was a member of the White Street Baptist Church. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and a former member of the Moose Lodge.
    Surviving are his wife, Viola Coker Nelson; his son, John Nelson of McConnells; two daughters, Anita Nelson Floyd of Fort Mill and Jimmie Nelson Quinn of Gulfsport, Miss.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Olivet Presbyterian Church, PO Box 74, McConnells, SC 29726.
    Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

George Peterson
    CHESTER - Mr. George Peterson, 55, of 590 Belt Line Road died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Black Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ricky Daniels officiating and the Rev. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    A Chester native, Mr. Peterson was a member of Black Rock Baptist Church hymn choir and gospel choir. He was a member of the AP&B Society. He was educated in Chester County public schools. He was formerly employed at Duke Power.
    Surviving are his wife, Ann Peterson of Spartanburg; his daughter, Anngeanett Lightner of Spartanburg; his brother, Willie Peterson of Vaxhall, N.J.; three sisters, Hattie P. Gray, and Shirley P. Caldwell, both of Chester, and Bernice P. Blair of Charlotte; two grandchildren; and his special friend, Rosalind Terry of Chester.
    The family is at the home of Mrs. Hattie P. Gray, 119 Elizabeth St.
    The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. today.
    Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

James Stroud
    ROCK HILL - Mr. James D. "Buck" Stroud, 63, of 1264 Neely's Creek Road died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at his home.
    The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home, with the Revs. Dennis Knox, A. L. Hensley and Jimmy Holley officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
    Born in Green Sea, Mr. Stroud was a retired carpenter and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was of the Baptist faith.
    Surviving are his wife, Veta Tyler Stroud of the home; two daughters, Janet M. Carter of York, and Pamela G. Dawkins of Rock Hill; his mother, Thelma Pridgen Carroll of Rock Hill; four brothers, John Elbert Stroud, Daustin Stroud and Stanford L. Stroud, all of Rock Hill, and Austin McCoy Stroud of China Grove, N.C.; four sisters, Viola Jernigan and Colleen Griffin, both of Rock Hill, Louise Turbeville of Pinewood and Ellie Whitner of Hickory, N.C.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends at the home.
    Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Jeannie Mae Twitty
    KERSHAW - Mrs. Jeannie Mae Pate Twitty, 56, of 6372 Kershaw-Camden Highway died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Beaver Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Hammond officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.
    Born in Kershaw, Mrs. Twitty was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
    Surviving are her husband, David Leroy Twitty; her son, Jeff G. Twitty of Kershaw; five daughters, Janet Warfield of Columbia, Melinda Kay Twitty of Puerto Rico, Mechelle Hinson and Nora Twitty, both of Heath Springs, and Crystal Twitty of Kershaw; her mother, Ethel Twitty Pate of Kershaw; three brothers, Carl T. Pate of Kershaw, Jerry Pate of Lancaster and D. Wayne Pate of Bethune; and 15 grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane-Westpark Plaza, Columbia, SC 29210.

Evie Walters
    LANCASTER - Mr. Evie Malcolm "Teeny" Walters, 70, of 1575 Pinewood Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998 at Springs Memorial Hospital.
    The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, with the Rev. Sam Watts officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
    Born in Lancaster County, Mr. Walters was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a retired employee of Springs Industries and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
    Surviving are his wife, Ann Zeitner Walters of Lancaster; his son, Malcolm Anthony "Tony" Walters of Lancaster; two daughters, Emma Lou Lundquist of Greenwood, and Dawn Hale of Boone, N.C.; two brothers, Paul Walters of Palm Bay, Fla., and Milburn Walters of Melbourne, Ga.; two sisters, Brenda Robinson of Lancaster, and Sybil Deaton of Monroe, N.C.; his stepmother, Leila Walters; and six grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Mahaffey Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1841 North Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.


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