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James Bedore II

LAFAYETTE, La. - Mr. James Joseph Bedore II, 30, died Monday, June 22, 1998, in Lake Charles, La.

The funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. today at the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers, with the Rev. Matthew Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be at Layfayette Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Bedore was a native of Oklahoma City and had lived in Lafayette for 22 years. He was a 1985 graduate of Comeux High School.

He was an Air Force veteran and attended the University of South Louisiana. Enrolled at Winthrop University, he was a TamÕs Tavern employee.

Surviving are his parents, James and Gail Bedore of Lafayette; his brother, Timothy Mark Bedore of Abbeville; and his maternal grandmother, Marguerite Primeaux.

Richard Clifton

ROCK HILL - Mr. Richard Wayne Clifton, 65, of 2069 Downey St. died Sunday, June 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. today at the First Christian Church, with the Rev. Mike Ditton officiating.

Mr. Clifton was a founder and member of the First Christian Church. He was employed at Caterpillar. A native of Deland, Ill., he served in the Army in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion in Deland and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Monticello, Ill. He was a member of the Waffle House and Huddle House breakfast clubs.

Surviving are his son, Richard Alan Clifton of Orange, Va.; his daughter, Paula Gwyn Gissing of St. Peters, Mo.; two stepsons, Dallas K. Smith of Rock Hill and Alan Smith of Fayetteville, Tenn.; his stepdaughter, Connie Smith of Cary, N.C.; two brothers, Wendell Clifton of Deland, and Darman Clifton of Monticello; his sister, Linda Hammond of Monticello; three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and three great-step-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, P.O. Box 4737, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Jessie Cornwell

PHILADELPHIA - Mrs. Jessie Lee Glenn Cornwell of Philadelphia, formerly of the Wilksburg Community in Chester County, died Sunday, June 21, 1998.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by KingÕs Funeral Home.

Louise Garner

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Louise Stephenson Garner, 80, of North Confederate Avenue died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Hogg officiating. Entombment will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Garner was a member of First Baptist Church, where she assisted with the childrenÕs choir. She was employed by Winn-Dixie for many years.

Surviving are her husband, J.E. Garner; her son, Tommy Garner of Rock Hill; two sisters, Ola Sherer of Rock Hill and Linda Nelson of York; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church building fund, 215 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Albert Hamright

ROCK HILL - Mr. Albert Hamright of 741 S. Spruce St. died Monday, June 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at By Faith Pentecostal Church, with Bishop Roosevelt Ashford, the Rev. Alfred Upchurch, and Pastors James Smith and Rodney Hamright officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Hamright was a construction worker and a truck driver. He joined Providence Baptist Church at an early age and attended the public schools of Lincolnton, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Janice C. Moore Hamright; four sons, Rodney Hamright, Amoes Hamright, William Hamright, and William Robinson, all of Rock Hill; four daughters, Gail Hamright, Sandra Hamright, Diedra Brown and Marie Smith, all of Rock Hill; his stepmother, Bertha Hamright of Rock Hill; three brothers, Jonathan Hamright, Roderick Hamright and Jake Hamright; five sisters, Estina Poole, Deborah Robinson, Tony Bryant, Lydia Gause and Kim Cline; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

The body will be taken to the church at noon Friday.

Ed Kinnard Sr.

CHESTER - Mr. Ed W. Kinnard Sr., 58, of 1386 Broken Circle died Sunday, June 21, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Charlie Mason officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Kinnard was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and attended the public schools of Mississippi.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce K. Kinnard of Bronx, N.Y.; two sons, Ed Kinnard Jr. of Malone, N.Y., and Eric Kinnard of Harrisburg, Pa.; two daughters, Princess Kinnard of Bronx, N.Y., and Aretha Blake of New York; two sisters, Annie Pearl Kinnard of Florida and Luvenia Kinnard of California; and four grandchildren.

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

KingÕs Funeral Home is in charge.

Jose Mata

FORT LAWN - Jose Pedro Mata, the 11-month-old son of Pedro and Rosa Samjuam Mata, died Tuesday, June 23, 1998.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Elmwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Alex Cosio officiating.

Surviving in addition to his parents are three sisters, Carmen Mata, Erica Mata and Maricela Mata, all of the home.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home in Lancaster.

Milton Porter

ACWORTH, Ga. - Mr. Milton W. Porter, 59, died Tuesday, June 23, 1998.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church in Kennesaw, Ga., with the Revs. Linda Pineo and James Lyles officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Porter graduated in 1957 from Rock Hill High School. He was a member of The Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Rock Hill. He was a former president of the LaymanÕs League, was active in the Boy Scouts of America and was employed by Suburban Lodges of America in Atlanta.

Surviving are his wife, Freida Rogers Porter; his son, Milton W. "Mark" Porter II of Acworth; three daughters, Leslie Kreider of Canton, Ga., Susan Michelle Porter of Acworth and Amy Rickel of Vandenburg Air Force Base, Calif; his father, Everette Porter of Rock Hill; his mother, Myrtle Campbell of Kings Mountain, N.C.; his sister, Jane Tackett of Orlando, Fla.; his brother, Jeff Campbell of Lexington, Ky.; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Cobb County Unit, 1256 N. Cobb Parkway, Suite 102, Marietta, GA 30062-2420.

Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta is in charge.

Liston Rogers

CLOVER - Mr. Liston Hill Rogers, 59, of 708 Guinn St. died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Collins officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Evans Rogers; three sons, Ronald Larry Rogers of Surfside Beach, Mickey Hill Rogers of Georgetown and Marion "Will" Rogers of Clover; his mother, Mary Gertrude Dubose of Florence; his stepfather, Fred Dubose of Florence; two brothers, William David Rogers of Clover and Benjamin Ira Rogers of Lake City; two sisters, Louise Mouzon of Kingstree and Linda Taylor of Columbia; and eight grandchildren.

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

Essie Williams

CHESTER - Mrs. Essie Gladden Williams, 76, of 1310 Gethsemane Road died Tuesday, June 23, 1998 in Greenville.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by KingÕs Funeral Home.

Jessie Cornwell

PHILADELPHIA - Mrs. Jessie Lee Glenn Cornwell, formerly of the Wilksburg Community in Chester County, died Sunday, June 21, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. George Sims officiating and the Rev. James Good assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Cornwell was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Hymn Choir and the AP&B Society. She was the widow of Hue Willie Cornwell.

Surviving are her brother, Larry Glenn of Philadelphia.

The family will receive friends at the home of William and Sallie Wilkes, 2756 Pilgrim Road, Chester.

The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Louise Garner

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Louise Stephenson Garner, 80, of North Confederate Avenue died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Hogg officiating. Entombment will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Garner was a member of First Baptist Church, where she assisted with the children's choir. She was employed by Winn-Dixie for many years.

Surviving are her husband, J.E. Garner; her son, Tommy Garner of Rock Hill; two sisters, Ola Sherer of Rock Hill and Linda Nelson of York; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Tommy Garner, 721 Post Lane.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church building fund, 215 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Donald Jarrell Jr.

YORK - Donald Jarrell Jr., the infant son of Donald and Sharon Jarrell of 433 S. Beersheba Road, died Thursday, June, 25, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will announced by M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.

Henry McNeely

HEATH SPRINGS - Mr. Henry Naye McNeely, 65, of 3231 Lancewood Drive died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Flint Ridge Baptist Church, with the Revs. Steve Neal and David Laird officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. McNeely was retired from Springs Industries. He attended Flint Ridge Baptist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Vickie Vick and Becky Roberts, both of Heath Springs, and Donna Parker of Kershaw; three brothers, Lee McNeely of Rockingham, N.C., Kenneth McNeely of Manning and McCain "MacÓ Neely of Cassatt; four sisters, Louise Massey of Pulaski, Va., Eleanor McLaughlin of Cassatt, Nancy Windham of Lucknow and Travis Bryant of Eufaula, Ala.

Memorials may be made to Flint Ridge Baptist Church van fund, 1892 Flint Ridge Road, Heath Springs, SC 29058.

Liston Rogers

CLOVER - Mr. Liston Hill Rogers, 59, of 708 Guinn St. died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Collins officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Evans Rogers; three sons, Ronald Larry Rogers of Surfside Beach, Mickey Hill Rogers of Georgetown and Marion "WillÓ Rogers of Clover; his mother, Marian Gertrude Dubose of Florence; his stepfather, Fred Dubose of Florence; two brothers, William David Rogers of Clover and Benjamin Ira Rogers of Lake City; two sisters, Louise Mouzon of Kingstree and Linda Taylor of Columbia; and eight grandchildren.

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Carl Scott

KERSHAW - Mr. Carl William Scott, 69, of 2812 Kershaw Highway died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at Palmetto-Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, with the Revs. Hugh McKinney and Robert Rivers officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at the Kershaw City Cemetery.

Born in Camden, Mr. Scott was a member and deacon of Bethany Baptist Church. He was a Mason and a member of Abney Lodge No. 211.

Surviving are his wife, Grace Morgan Scott; three sons, William M. Scott of Augusta, Ga., and Joey "Pat'' Scott and Carl "Tim'' Scott, both of Kershaw; two stepsons, Donald E. Young and Richard E. Young of Westville; his mother, Eva Coates Scott of Camden; three sisters, Lucille Seegars and Nancy Watson, both of Kershaw, and Bonnie S. Reeves of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and three 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 Bethany Baptist Church, P.O. Box 488, Westville, SC 29175.

Romona Skinner

CATAWBA - Mrs. Romona Weaver Skinner, 69, of U.S. 21 South died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Mildred Watts

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Mildred Dixon Watts, 86, formerly of 205 Chester Ave. died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at Laurens County Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Catholic Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. William F. Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Watts was a retired clerk with Belk department store. She was a member of Catholic Presbyterian Church and a graduate of Great Falls High School.

Surviving are her son, George H. Watts of Columbia; two brothers, Karl Dixon of Rock Hill and Jack Dixon of Johnston; three sisters, Gladys Douglas of Clinton, Mary Bell of Great Falls and Kathryn Jacobs of Blackstock.

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

Memorials may be made to Catholic Presbyterian Church, 6368 Old Winnsboro Road, Blackstock, SC 29014.

Essie Williams

CHESTER - Mrs. Essie Gladden Williams, 76, of 1310 Gethsemane Road died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in Piedmont.

The funeral will be noon Saturday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.W. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Williams was a native of Chester County. She was a retired educator for Chester County schools. She was a member of Josephus Chapter No. 160 Order of Eastern Star, senior Missionary Society, the AP&B Society No. 3, the Chester County senior citizens association and the Leroy Springs Recreation Center. She was a graduate of Finley High School, Friendship College and Benedict College. She was the widow of Joe Willie Williams.

Surviving are four sons, Samuel H. Williams of Charlotte, Harold Williams of Chester, Carold Williams of Columbia, and Gladden E. Williams of Raleigh, N.C.; three daughters, Joann Williams of Washington, D.C., and Essie M. Williams and Gwendolyn Williams, both of Columbia; three sisters, Doreatha Toney of Washington, D.C., Leola Neely of Piedmont, and Willa Mae Chisholm of Portsmouth, Va.; and 12 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Martha Blakeley

CHESTER - Mrs. Martha Pitts Blakeley, 41, of 1112 Rachel Drive died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Foursquare Gospel Church, with the Rev. Fred Sharrai officiating. Burial will be at Uriel Presbyterian Church.

A native of Chester County, she was a lab technician with Standard Products in Winnsboro.

Surviving are her husband, W. Mark Blakeley; three daughters, Rachel Jesse and Angel Boulware, both of Lancaster, and Tammy Boulware of Chester; two brothers, John Pitts and Zeb B. Pitts Jr., both of Chester; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Foursquare Gospel Church, Pinckney Street, Chester, SC 29706.

Wright's Home for Funerals is in charge.

Leonard Givens

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Leonard Gaytre Givens, 24, of Charlotte, formerly of Blackstock, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at New Life Baptist Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Bobby Martin officiating. Burial will be at Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Givens was a native of Mecklenburg County and was employed as a utility worker for the city of Charlotte. He was a member of New Life Baptist Church.

Surviving are his father, Roosevelt Dunham and his stepmother, Gladys Dunham, both of Charlotte; his mother, Patricia Jeter Grier and his stepfather, Tommie Grier, both of Blackstock; three brothers, Roosevelt Grier Jr. of Blackstock, Jeffrey Crowder of Charlotte and Tommy Grier Jr. of Winnsboro; seven sisters, Ann Michelle Brown of Chester, Glenda Delores Sanders and LaFrances Grier, both of Winnsboro, and Sharon Givens, Kristina Dunham, Tammy Davis and Kimela Reed, all of Charlotte; his grandfather, Leonard Givens of Pineville, N.C.; his stepgrandfather, Elliott Grier of Winnsboro; and his great-grandmother, Ann Dunham of Pineville, N.C.

The body will be taken to the church at noon today, and the family will receive friends at 1 p.m. today at the church.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Louis Green

ROCK HILL - Mr. Louis Green, 86, of 1920 Ebenezer Road died Friday, June 26, 1998 at Sterling House.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Emory Rickman

COLUMBIA - Mr. Emory B. Rickman, 78, of 220 Hardin St. died Tuesday, June 23, 1998 at Dorn VA Medical Center.

A graveside service with military honors was held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 26, 1998 at Florence National Cemetery.

Mr. Rickman was a retired coal miner and an U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are three brothers, James Rickman of Ohio, Dennis Rickman of Michigan and Walt Rickman of Mount Holly, N.J.; six sisters, Mary Stock of Baltimore, Mildred Lilly of Beckley, W. Va., Helen Caneron of Texas, Wanda Sfcfech of Killen, Texas, Carol Schubert of Glen Birney, Md. and Doris Woods of Butte, Mont.

Greene Funeral is in charge of local arrangements.

Rudolph Schmid

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Rudolph J. Schmid, 86, of 5512 Carmel Road No. 126 died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at Lakeview Living Center in Pineville, N.C.

Mr. Schmid retired from Grumman Aircraft as an expediter. He was the widower of Mary Gollatz Schmid.

Surviving are his daughter, Marianne Schmid Palladino of Lancaster; his sister, Carol Heller of Boston Spa, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will be at the home of his daughter, 446-F Colonial Ave., Lancaster.

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

Hartley Funeral Home in Lancaster is in charge.

Mabel Sharpe

FLORENCE - Mrs. Mabel Coleman Sharpe, 88, of Florence died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Sharpe was a gardener. Active in the Mid-Carolina Daylily Society, she was a daylily judge of the Hemerocallis(CQ) Society for more than 20 years. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church, where she was active in the children's ministry.

Surviving are her daughter, Betty Sanders of Lake Wylie; her son, Bucky Sharpe of Columbia; two sisters, Lillis Coleman of Florence and Mary Coleman McGee of Charleston; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Central United Methodist Church building fund, 225 W. Cheves St., Florence, SC 29501 or to the charity of one's choice.

Waters-Powell Funeral Home is in charge.

Ramona Skinner

CATAWBA - Mrs. Ramona Weaver Skinner, 69, of 4090-3 Roddey Road died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. today at First Church of the Nazarene, with the Revs. Dewey Wise and Marion Pressley officiating. Burial will be in Eckerd Memorial Park Cemetery in Eckerd, W. Va.

A native of Ridgeley, W. Va., Mrs. Skinner was retired from Eagle Convex Glass Co. and a member of American Flint Glass Workers Union of North America Local 567 in Clarksburg, W. Va.

Surviving are her husband, Jackie Skinner Sr.; two sons, Dick Weaver of Lesslie and Ernest Weaver of Buchanan, W. Va.; her stepson, Jackie Skinner of Jr. of Altoona, Pa.; two brothers, Donald Spangler and Jack Spangler of Cumberland, Md.; her sister, Lois Brown of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home after the service.

Memorials may be made to the Ramona Skinner Memorial Fund, c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Walter Smalls

ROCK HILL - Mr. Walter Smalls, 81, of 4445 Givens Road died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert C. Brown officiating. The Rev. John D. McCoy will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Smalls was a native of Chester County. He attended the public schools of York and Chester counties. At an early age he joined Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Chester and later became a member of New Zion Baptist Church under watch care. He was a World War II veteran and received the Purple Heart. He was retired from the United States Postal Service. He served as chaplain for the Disabled American Veterans for several years. He was past president of the AP&B Society No. 7.

Surviving are his wife, Lizzie Jamison Smalls; his son, David J. Smalls of Rock Hill; his stepson, Curtis Jamison of Newark, N.J.; four daughters, Brenda Smalls of Reidsville, N.C., Gwendolyn Johnson of Wellington, Fla., Hilda Dillard of Ruffin, N.C., and Wanda McNeil of Rock Hill; two sisters, Refula Witherspoon of Charlotte and Laura Johnson of Washington; his brother, Mancil Small of Rock Hill; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. today.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Eddie Whitaker Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Eddie Carson Whitaker Sr., 48, of 802 Hampton-Grace Ave. died Friday, June 26, 1998, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Daniel Boston

COLUMBIA - Mr. Daniel Escott Boston, 51, of 1539 Hatcher Drive died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at his home.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Kershaw City Cemetery, with the Revs. Donald Deese and Charlie Simmons officiating.

Born in Winnsboro, Mr. Boston was a member of the Center Grove Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was an auto mechanic.

Surviving are his son, Richard Scott Boston of Heath Springs; his father, Robert Leroy Boston of Berwick, Penn.; his mother, Elizabeth Young Whitley of Heath Springs; three brothers, Richard C. Boston of Heath Springs, W. Glenn Whitley of Georgetown and Mr. John Charles Whitley of Kershaw; and two sisters, Roseann Talley of New Braunfels, Texas, and Margaret Reeves of Kershaw.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel.

Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Lila Brunson

SPARTANBURG - Lila Marie Alley Brunson, 74, of 103 Anita Drive died Friday, June 26, 1998, at her home.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, with Dr. Kirk H. Neely officiating.

Mrs. Brunson was retired from the C&S Bank after 36 years as a teller and was co-owner of the Nu-Way Restaurant and Lounge. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church and the C&S Retirees.

Surviving are her husband, Roland Edward Brunson Sr. of Fort Lawn; two sons, Roland Edward "Rocky" Brunson and William Alexander "Bubba" Brunson, both of Spartanburg; her sister, Betty Miller of Spartanburg; three brothers, Doc Alley, Jim Alley and Bill Alley, all of Spartanburg; and two granddaughters.

The family will receive friends at the home, 103 Anita Drive.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29302; or to Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 West Farris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Louis Green

ROCK HILL - Mr. Louis Green, 89, of 1920 Ebenezer Road Apt. 702 died Friday, June 26, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Ira Kaufman Funeral Home Chapel in Southfield, Mich. Burial will be at Adat Shalom Cemetery in Detroit.

Born in Russia, Mr. Green was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired electrician in the construction trade.

Surviving are his daughter, Joan Colestock of Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Nellie Howie

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Nellie Howie, 78, of 300 Hoskin Mill Road died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Donald Steger officiating. Burial will be at Beatties Ford Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Mrs. Howie was a member of Reeder Memorial Baptist Church and a senior member of the church Usher Board. She was a member of the hymn choir and the Sunshine Club. She was also a member of the Naomi Missionary Group.

Surviving are her daughter, Virginia Clark of Chester; three sons, James Howie of Charlotte, Willie Howie and Larry Howie, both of Orange, N.J.; her brother, Sammie Young of Orange, N.J.; three sisters, Mary Ballard of Baltimore, Dorothy Ross of Charlotte and Annie Lou Caudle of Charlotte; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The body will be placed in the church at 1:15 p.m. today.

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

Donald Jarrell Jr.

CLOVER - Donald Perry Jarrell Jr., the infant son of Donald Perry and Sharron Blasky Jarrell of 433 South Beersheba Road, died Thursday, June 24, 1998.

The graveside service will be 4 p.m. Monday at Beersheba Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. William K. Neely officiating.

Surviving in addtion to his parents are his maternal grandmother, Greneta Blasky of the home; paternal grandparents, Patricia Jarrell of Spartanburg and Perry Jarrell of Charleston; and three sisters, Sarrah Blasky, Jessica Cotton and Brittany Jarrell, all of the home.

David Perry

ROCK HILL -ÊMr. David Perry of 1270 Ogden Road died June 27, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Virginia Tribble

GREENVILLE - Mrs. Virginia Johnson Tribble, 83, of 254 Glen Brooke Way, formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, June 26, 1998.

The memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Fourth Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bob Lawrence officiating.

Born in Lowell, Mass., she was a homemaker and a member of the Fourth Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of Feaster Vandiver Tribble.

Surviving are her son, F. Vandiver Tribble of Greenville; and her granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of St. Francis Hospital, 414-A Pettigru St., Greenville, SC 29601; or Fourth Presbyterian Church, 703 E. Washington St., Greenville, SC 29601.

The Mackey Mortuary in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

Eddie Whitaker

LANCASTER - Mr. Eddie Carson Whitaker Sr., 48, of 802 Hampton-Grace Ave. died Friday, June 26, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at the Victory Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eddie Usher officiating. Burial will be at the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born in Monroe, N.C., Mr. Whitaker was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and retired from the U.S. Army. He was an avid hunter and a member of the Little Lake Hunting Club.

Surviving are two sons, Eddie Whitaker Jr. and John Whitaker, both of Lancaster; his daughter, Tammy Whitaker of Lancaster; two brothers, Kenneth Earl ÒKenÓ Whitaker and Billy Ray Whitaker, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Lucille Garris of Lancaster and Peggy Steele of San Diego; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Lucille Garris, 802 Hampton-Grave Ave., Lancaster.

Cauthen Funeral Home, Lancaster Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Faulkenberry

FORT MILL - Mr. Raymond Leroy Faulkenberry, 76, of 409 Audrey St. died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

Mr. Faulkenberry was a Rutherford County, N.C., native.

William Fortescue

FORT MILL - Mr. William Thomas Fortescue, 72, of 215 Henry St. died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

The funeral will be private.

A native of Laurens, Mr. Fortescue was a retired carpenter in residential construction. He was an avid fisherman of the Santee-Cooper lakes for many years.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

William Fortescue

FORT MILL - Mr. William Thomas Fortescue, 72, of 215 Henry St. died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

The funeral will be private.

A native of Laurens, Mr. Fortescue was a retired carpenter in residential construction. He was an avid fisherman of the Santee-Cooper lakes for many years.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Dewey Johnson

PONTIAC, Mich. - Mr. Dewey "Dave'' Johnson, 64, of Pontiac died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at POH Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barron Funeral Home in Chester. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

A native of Buncombe, N.C., Mr. Johnson was an Air Force veteran and was retired from General Motors Truck & Bus after 31 years.

Surviving are his wife, Grace H. Johnson; three sons, Dewey D. Johnson Jr. of Lakeville, Mich., Edward Paul Johnson and Andrew Curtis Johnson, both of Pontiac; two daughters, Alisha Lynn VanAuken of Lakeville and Anita Dianne Stimage of Hurst, Texas; his brother, William E. Johnson of Chester; his sister, Augusta "Sudie'' Clack of Chester; three stepsons, Gregory Paul Filippone of West Warwick, R.I., Vincent W. Filippone of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Kristopher L. Smith of Lakeville; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Barron Funeral Home.

J. Clyde Plexico Jr.

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - The Rev. J. Clyde Plexico Jr., 76, of Hendersonville, N.C., died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Pardee Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville, with the Rev. Drs. Bill Tabor, A.B. Plexico and Gene Linton officiating. A graveside service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Sharon.

The Rev. Plexico was a Sharon native. He attended King College in Bristol, Tenn., Asheville College, University of North Carolina, Tulane University in New Orleans and Columbia Theological Seminary, in Decatur, Ga.

He had served 21 Presbyterian churches by the time he retired in 1986, including three First Presbyterian Churches; Atcooga Presbyterian Church in Dalton, Ga., which he organized; Seneca Presbyterian Church in Seneca; Waldsenian Presbyterian Church in Valdese, N.C.; Metairie Ridge Presbyterian Church in New Orleans; Deer Creek Presbyterian Church in Cumming, Ga.; and St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Chester.

Surviving are his wife, Miriam Clark Plexico; two daughters, Sandra Salvaggio-Walker and Dale Scott both of Hendersonville; his son, J. Clark Plexico of Raleigh; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Walker, 1209 Pinebrook Circle in Hendersonville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rev. J. Clyde Plexico Jr. memorial fund. Checks can be written to the Presbytery of Western North Carolina and sent to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe St., Hendersonville, NC 28791.

Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge.

Raymond Faulkenberry

FORT MILL Ñ Mr. Raymond Leroy Faulkenberry, 76, of 409 Audrey St. died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at the chapel of Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ralph Riley officiating. Burial will be 3 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church cemetery in Forest City, N.C.

A native of Rutherford County, N.C., Mr. Faulkenberry was a retired lab assistant for Springs Industries and a member of First Baptist Church. He served in the 10th Mountain Division of the Army in Italy during World War II. He was a mason with Catawba Lodge No. 56.

Surviving are his wife, Gladys Chapman Faulkenberry of Fort Mill; his brother, Lewis Faulkenberry of Hattiesburg, Miss.; three sisters, Helen King and Martha Davis, both of Fort Mill and Ruby Tucker of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home.

May McCall

CLINTON - Mrs. May Black McCall, 86, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, June 29, 1998 in Clinton.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Ronald Norman

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Ronald ÒRonnieÓ Lynn Norman, 42, of 4305 Carey Lane died Monday, June 29, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smyrna Baptist Church, with the Rev. Harry Crosby officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York.

A native of Cherokee County, Mr. Norman was a member of Midway Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Ruby Johnson Norman; two daughters, Sharon Norman and Cheryl Norman, both of the home; five brothers, Walter Norman of Slidel, La., Paul Norman of Blacksburg, David Norman of York, Gary Norman and Carroll Norman, both of Clover; four sisters, Francis Allen Clinton and Nancy Thompson, both of Clover, Wanda Martin of Blacksburg and Anita Boggs of Elkin, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at White Columns Funeral Service and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to Smyrna Baptist Church, 4921 Canaan Church Road, Smyrna, SC 29743.

David Perry Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. David Lee Perry Sr. of 1270 Ogden Road died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Edward J. Garrison officiating and the Revs. Osbey Roddey, L.L. Robertson, and Iday Watson assisting. The Rev. M.N. Baxter will give the eulogy. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mr. Perry was a roller pressman and a graduate of Emmett Scott High School. He was also a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard and earned the Sharpshooters Medal. He was a member of the Machine Printers and Engravers Association of the Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co.

Surviving are his wife, Claretha S. Perry; his son, David Perry Jr. of Freeport, N.Y.; his daughter, Tonia Perry of Freeport, N.Y.; his stepdaughter, Shondra N. Wilson of the home; two brothers, Robert H. Perry and Jeffrey A. Perry, both of Rock Hill; and his sister, Johnnie P. Sibley of Rock Hill.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Inez Rankin

LANCASTER - Mrs. Inez Neal Rankin, 84, of 2420 Charlotte Highway, died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Needham R. Williamson officiating.

Mrs. Rankin was retired from Springs Industries and was co-owner and operator of Rankin's Grocery. She was member of First United Methodist Church and was the widow of Albert William Rankin.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary R. Evans of Lancaster; four sisters, Edna Mosier, Margaret Snipes, Helen McCain and Betty Horton, all of Lancaster; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter, 2400 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 608, Lancaster, SC 28721.


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