Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Helen Barefoot

RICHMOND, Va. - Mrs. Helen Allen Barefoot, 59, of Richmond died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bon Air Christian Church. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Barefoot was a 1960 graduate of Rex Hospital School of Nursing in Raleigh, N.C. She worked at Wake Memorial Hospital for 16 years and was a nurse consultant at Travelers Insurance Co. for 15 years.

Surviving are her husband, Donald R. Barefoot; two daughters, Pamela Harrell of Richmond and Kelly Snavely of Mechanicsville, Va.; her sister, Jewell F. Brook of Fort Mill; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Helen A. Barefoot Memorial Fund, c/o Bon Air Christian Church, 2071 Buford Road, Richmond, VA 23235.

Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel, is in charge.

Alberta Brown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Alberta Brown of 633 Harrison St. died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Lamont Epps

FORT MILL - Mr. Lamont Pettus Epps, 81, of 108 Ridge Road died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Sanders officiating.

Mr. Epps retired from Springs Industries after 40 years of service. He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Kidd Epps; two sons, Donnie Epps and Bobby Epps, both of Fort Mill; three daughters, Ann Kimbrell of Rock Hill, and Polly Rockholt and Jean Carlisle, both of Fort Mill; three brothers, Blease Epps of Rock Hill, and John L. Epps and Joel Epps, both of Fort Mill; his sister, Evelyn Whitley of Rock Hill; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Community Presbyterian Church, 500 N. White St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Carl Hunt

ROCK HILL - Mr. Carl Lyle Hunt, 71, of 1020 Ridgemont Road died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Hogg officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Hunt worked at Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. for 27 years in the rayon finishing department. He is former owner and operator of BC&C Antiques. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and First Baptist Church. He worked at Arenonica Insulation in Pineville for three years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Keller Hunt; his daughter, Carla Hunt Barbaree of Rock Hill; three sisters, Laura Leo MiKeal of Huntersville, Helen May of Greer and Mary Lee Kalergis of Earlysville, Va.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Carla H. Barbaree, 195 Brookwood Lane, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Breaking New Ground, 215 East Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Benjamin McCullough

UNION - Mr. Benjamin Clarence McCullough, 88, formerly of Gaffney, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Jack Bratton.

Mr. McCullough was a member of the Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church. She was retired from United Merchants, Buffalo Plant. He was the widower of Anne Mae McSwain McCullough.

Surviving are two sons, John Carol McCullough of Hampton, Va., and Thomas Charles McCullough of Columbia; his daughter, Barbara Ann Price of Rock Hill; two brothers, William Travis "Dick" McCullough and Arthur Dewayne McCullough, both of Gaffney; two sisters, Ethel Dean Garner of Gaffney and Elizabeth Farr Fowler of Jonesville; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

G. Hunter Norwood

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - The Rev. G. Hunter Norwood, 80, of Lake Worth died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at home.

Burial was in West Palm Beach, Fla.

The Rev. Norwood was a 1941 graduate of Columbia International University. He served 16 years with the South American Indian Mission working in Colombia and Peru. He was named general director in 1958 of the subsequently renamed South America Mission and relocated to Lake Worth, Fla. He retired in 1983 and devoted himself to Bible teaching. He was named director emeritus of the mission.

Surviving are his wife, Edith B. Norwood; five daughters, Ann Johnson of Fort Lawn, Laura Ogden of Lantana, Fla., Janet Yancey of Evergreen, Colo., Rebecca Schuit of Black Mountain, N.C., and Catherine Pankey of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the South America Mission for the library fund of the La Esperanza Christian School in Santa Marta, in Colombia.

Mizell-Faville-Zern-Southdale Chapel was in charge.
 

Alberta Brown

ROCK HILL - Ms. Alberta "Money" Brown, 92, of 633 Harrison St. died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert C. Brown officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Ms. Brown attended Fairfield County public schools. She was a former member of Weeping Mary Baptist Church in White Oak. As a member of New Zion Baptist Church, she was a member of the Senior Choir and Block Club No. 5.

Surviving are her son, Chris Brown of the home; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends at home.

The body will be placed in church at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Virginia Burney

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Virginia Gilreath Burney, 92, of Westminster Towers died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Westminster Towers.

The funeral will be 11 am. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church chapel, with the Rev. Shelton Sanford officiating. Burial will be 12:30 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.

Mrs. Burney was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. She a homemaker and resident of Macon, Ga., until she moved to Westminster Towers in 1991. She was the widow of Louie Pellew Burney.

Surviving are two daughters, Anne McMurray of Chester and Lila Burney Lassetter of Charlottesville, Va.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Westminster Towers community room and at other times at the home of James and Anne McMurray, 1002 Great Falls Road, Chester.

Memorials may be made to Westminster Towers endowment fund, 1330 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Geneva Crawford

FLORENCE - Mrs. Geneva Crawford of Florence, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at McLowd Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Stephanie Culp

FORT MILL - Stephanie Nicole Culp, the 16-day-old daughter of Jonathan Wayne and Jaclyn Suzanne Collins Culp, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Rose Evans

QUEENS, N.Y. - Mrs. Rose Mae Davis Evans, 65, of Queens, formerly of York, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday at Roy L. Gilmore's Funeral Home in Jamaica, N.Y. Burial will be Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery in Brooklyn.

Among the survivors are her son, Jerry Evans of Brownsville, N.Y.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Roy L. Gilmore's Funeral Home.

Wright Funeral Home in York is in charge of local arrangements.

Myrtle Galloway

LAURENS - Mrs. Myrtle Potts Ritts Galloway, 86, of 301 Reedy Fort Road, Laurelwood Apartments, died Sunday, Aug. 9. 1998, at Laurens County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, with the Revs. Tony Irby and Henry Rogers officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston.

Mrs. Galloway, a retired clerical clerk, was the widow of John W. Galloway and Dallas L. Ritts. She was a member of Lydia Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and youth leader.

Surviving are her daughter, Marianna Ritts Smith of Laurens; her brother, Spencer Jerome Potts of Baltimore; and her grandchild.

Addie Gilmore

PHILADELPHIA - Mrs. Addie Kee Gilmore, 84, of 1329 E. Upsal St., formerly of Chester, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998, at Einstein Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Chester, with the Rev. Charles Pratt officiating. The Rev. E.E. Vance will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Gilmore was a member of New Way Missionary Baptist Church, where she was Mother of the church, choir member, and Missionary. She was a former member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. She retired from Clover Knitting Mill in Philadelphia. She was the widow of Andrew A. Gilmore.

Surviving are her nephew, whom she reared, William Gilmore of Philadelphia; and several other nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the home of Rosa Lee Hall, 783 Old York Road, Chester.

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

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Mae Saylors

FORT MILL - Mrs. Mae Eller Saylors, 77, of 9-A10 South White St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

O.E. Walters

LANCASTER - Mr. O.E. "Buddy" Walters, 77, of 2274 Lynnwood Drive died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. James D. Spencer III, N.J. Neely and Tommy Hefley officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Walters, a native of Charlotte, was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Springdell Baptist Church. He was an Air Force veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Foye Threatt Walters; two sons, Michael Walters of Lancaster and Kenny Walters of Heath Springs; two daughters, Linda Hefley of Lancaster and Celia Truesdale of Dillon; his sister, Carrie Stillwell of Winnsboro; seven grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church piano fund, 1426 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.
 

Isabelle Bell

LANCASTER - Mrs. Isabelle Blakely Bell, 99, of 3735 Great Falls Highway died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Needham Williamson and Houston Hall officiating. Burial will be at West Side Cemetery.

A homemaker, Mrs. Bell was the oldest member of First United Methodist Church, where she was a former circle leader, Sunday school teacher and member of the Women Society of Christian Service. She was a member of the United Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Stafford Graham American Legion Post No. 31. She attended Due West College and Presbyterian College.

Surviving are her son, R. Lehew Bell of Lancaster; her sister, Onnie B. Chishom of Greenville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

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

Stephanie Culp

FORT MILL - Stephanie Nicole Culp, the infant daughter of Jonathon Wayne and Jaclyn Suzanne Collins Culp of 1492 Hensley Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her brother, Jonathon Christian Culp of the home; her sister, Alisha Michelle Culp of the home; her paternal grandparents, Johnsie Robinson and Joseph Culp of Rock Hill; her paternal grandmother, Pansy Ratterree of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandparents, Jerry and Cecilia Collins of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at Catawba Baptist Church and at other times at home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Ronald Gordon

CLOVER - Mr. Ronald Terry Gordon, 46, of 101 Cloverbrook Drive died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Clover Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Randy Howlington officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. Gordon was employed with Bowling Green Spinning. He was a member of Clover Church of the Nazarene.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Grice Gordon; two sons, Daniel Heath Gordon and Joshua Curtis Gordon, both of the home; two brothers, Donald Jerry Gordon of York and William R. Gordon of Gastonia, N.C.; four sisters, Clara Lee Blalock of Gaffney, Earlyne Martin of Hickory Grove, Catherine Faulkner of York and Joyce Rush of Gastonia.

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

Memorials may be made to Clover Church of the Nazarene building fund, 102 Hagins St., Clover, SC 29710 or to Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

Francena Jones

ROCK HILL - Ms. Francena Samantha Jones, 27, of 529 Locust St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Catawba Memorial Hospital in Hickory, N.C.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

John Lockridge

CLOVER - Mr. John James Lockridge, 85, of 511 Bethel St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Revs. Joey Houston and Shirley Brown officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. Lockridge was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Humphries Lockridge; his son, Mack Lockridge of York; his stepson, William Quinn of Clover; his daughter, Johnnie Mae Parker of Clover; five stepdaughters, Ruby Lee Madden, Tracy Howard and Nancy Mae May, all of York, Willie Mae Biggers of Clover and Kathy Ann Finley of Chesnee; four grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

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

William McCorkle

ROCK HILL - Mr. William "Dub" McCorkle of 583 Rauch St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

L.D. Parker

CHARLOTTE - The Rev. L.D. Parker, 75, of 5613 Anderson Road died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

Mae Saylors

FORT MILL - Mrs. Mae Eller Saylors, 77, of 9-A10 South White St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Eugene Simpson officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mr. Saylors was a homemaker and for more than 55 years a member of the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She was the widow of Hallmon Joel Saylors.

Surviving are her son, Dean Saylors of Lancaster; her daughter, Ola S. Trull of Rock Hill; her brother, Almon Eller of Clarksville, Ga.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her grandson, Michael Trull, 1810 Shady Pine Circle, Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, 109 Harris St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.
 

Nola Anderson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nola Mobley Anderson of 215 Baker St. died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at China Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Johnny L. Worthy Jr. officiating and the Revs. William Long, Ronal King, Blanche Jamison and Edward Brown assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Anderson attended York County public schools. She was a member of China Grove AME Zion Church, where she was chair leader, member of the Burial Aid Society, the New Twilight No. 199 Eastern Star, vice president of the Pastor's Aide Society and president of the Senior Choir. She was a client of the York County Council on Aging.

Surviving are two sons, James Mobley and Daniel Lee Mobley, both of Rock Hill; five daughters, Timothy Crome, Gloris McNeal, Carrie Ann Jones, Rita Miller and Karen Morgan, all of Rock Hill; five brothers, Willie James Hemphill of Rock Hill, Larry Hemphill of Fayetteville, N.C., the Rev. W.W. Choate of Fort Mill and the Revs. Stanley Choate and Julius Choate, both of Boston; four sisters, Hazelene Ellis and Ruby Moore, both of Rock Hill, andMary Lucis and Jessie Choate, both of Boston, Mass; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends at home.

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

Eugenia Barron

YORK - Mrs. Eugenia "Jeannie" Horton Jackson Barron, 69, of 5 Broad St. died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at York ARP Church, with the Rev. Billy Barron officiating and the Rev. Donald Lowery assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Barron attended York schools and graduated from York High School in 1948. She graduated from Lees-McRae College in 1948 and earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at Winthrop College. She was a retired high school teacher and taught in York and Rock Hill for 36 years. She coached many students in state and national speech competitions.

Surviving are her husband, John I. Barron; five sons, Thomas Elliott Jackson Jr. of York, John Ingram Barron III of Rock Hill, the Rev. William Langley Barron of Merritt Island, Fla., Charles Auld Barron of Belmont, N.C., and Thomas Anderson Barron of Clemson; three sisters, Jeanette Horton Kelly, Elizabeth Horton Hall and Laura B. Horton, all of York; and 10 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at York Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to York ARP Church Foundation, P.O. Box 475, York, SC 29745 or the charity of one's choice.

Willie Catoe

KERSHAW - Mr. Willie Cleveland Catoe, 92, of 6439 N. Matson St. died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be in the Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mr. Catoe was a member of Second Baptist Church and was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are three daughters, Edna Horton of Lancaster, and Wilma Robertson and Willie Belle Lucas, both of Kershaw; his sister, Maggie Faulkenberry of Kershaw; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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

Ruth Cockrell

LANCASTER - Mrs. Ruth Steele Cockrell, 88, of 2311 Country Club Drive died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at White Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bobby Bailey officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Cockrell was a homemaker and taught piano lessons for many years. She was a member of White Springs Baptist Church, where she was the organist for 35 years.

Surviving are two sons, Jack Cockrell and Bill "Monk" Cockrell, both of Lancaster; her sister, Sarah Taylor of Lexington; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to White Springs Baptist Church, 1249 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Stephanie Culp

FORT MILL - Stephanie Nicole Culp, the infant daughter of Jonathon Wayne and Jaclyn Suzanne Collins Culp of 1492 Hensley Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral was 11 a.m. yesterday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating. Burial was at Grandview Memorial Park.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her twin sister, Alisha Michelle Culp of the home; her sister, Jessica Culp of York; her brother, Jonathon Christian Culp of the home; her paternal grandparents, Johnsie Robison and Joseph Culp of Rock Hill; her maternal grandparents, Jerry and Cecilia Collins of Fort Mill; and her paternal great-grandmother, Pansy Ratterree of Rock Hill.

Geneva Crawford

FLORENCE - Mrs. Geneva Edwards Crawford, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at McLeod Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Foundation AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Daran Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Crawford was a native of York County. She attended the public schools of York County. She was a member of Foundation AME Zion Church, where she sang in the Hymn Choir and was a member of the Missionary Board for many years. She was also a member of the Senior Citizens club and served on the Stewardess Board No. 1.

Surviving are her daughter, Alberta Coleman of Hawthorne, Calif., two sons, Charles Crawford of District Heights, Md., and Roosevelt Crawford of Tabor City, N.C.; three sisters, Alee Hardin of Rock Hill, Viola Witherspoon of Flushing, N.Y., and Dora Wallace of Denver, Colo.; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The body can be viewed from 5 till 7 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 1205 Green St. Extension, Rock Hill.

William Falls

CLOVER - Mr. William Joseph Falls of 116 Pinewood Drive died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Clover First Baptist Church, with the Revs. David Stanford and Paul Hutchison officiating.

Mr. Falls was a member of Clover First Baptist and Clover United Methodist churches. He was owner and operator of Falls Auto Sales in Bessemer City. He was a member of the Masonic Alpine Lodge 208 and a Shriner and served in the National Guard. He was a past Sunday school teacher and deacon at First Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Judy F. Falls; his sons, Scott Falls of the home; his daughter, Leslee Falls of the home; his brother, Max Falls of Bessemer City, N.C.; and his sister, Faye F. Williams of Lake Wylie.

The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Clover First Baptist Church, 117 S. Main St., Clover, SC 29710 or to Clover First United Methodist Church, 124 Bethel St., Clover, SC 29710.

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

John Griffin

FORT MILL -"Mr. John Parks Griffin, 66, of 1039 Cecil Jones Road died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Fort Mill Church of God, with the Rev. David Kemp officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Griffin was retired from Rexham Paper Corp. in Pineville, N.C., and was a member of Fort Mill Church of God. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and served 12 years in the National Guard. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9138.

Surviving are his wife, Ora "Daisie" Griffin; two sons, Jerry St. Clair of Fort Mill and David St. Clair of Rock Hill; five daughters, Reba Kieck and Tricia Gillespie, both of Gastonia, Johnnie Mae Pittman, Mary Griffin and Kathy Griffin, all of Fort Mill; five brothers, Pete Griffin, Dillon Griffin, Carl Wayne Griffin and Jim Griffin, all of Monroe, N.C., and Louie Griffin of Fort Mill; three sisters, Mary Massey of Fort Mill, Josephine Richardson of Alton, N.C., and Rachel Lyles of Monroe, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Mary Griffin, 125 Web Mills Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 1425 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 29715.

Shirley Hindman

FORT LAWN -"Mrs. Shirley Robertson Hindman, 86, of 6081 Hindman Road died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Magnolia Manor in Columbia.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at El Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Curtis Wells and John Rumford officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hindman was a homemaker and member of El Bethel United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Clyde Judson Hindman Sr.

Surviving are three daughters, Joye H. Broome and Hazel H. Burrows, both of Columbia, and Gloria Ann Clements of Camden; three sons, Clyde Judson Hindman Jr. and William Hindman, both of Fort Lawn, and John Earl Hindman of Catawba; his brother, James A. Robertson of Melrose, Fla.; his sister, Maudie Aveyard of Jacksonville, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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

Thomas Horry III

MOUNT PLEASANT - The Rev. Thomas Elias Horry III, 62, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Wright's Funeral Home in York is in charge.

William McCorkle

ROCK HILL - Mr. William "Dub" McCorkle of 583 Rauch St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Hancock officiating and the Revs. Charles Kiser and Mary Alston, along with Sister Ethel Agurs assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. McCorkle was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are three grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

The body may be viewed from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

The family will receive friends at the home of Gloria Burris, 1173 Stanley Drive, Rock Hill.

L.D. Parker

CHARLOTTE - The Rev. L.D. Parker, 75, of 5613 Anderson Road died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Hawthorne officiating. The Rev. Vernon Worthy will give the eulogy. Burial will be Forest Lawn West Cemetery.

Rev. Parker attended Johnson C. Smith University, Teamer School of Religion and Shaw University. He worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools, Biggers Brothers and GMC. He was the pastor at First Baptist Church in Kershaw for nine years and St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church for the past 45 years.

He was a member of Silver Set Lodge No. 327. He was the moderator of Lane Creek Missionary Association for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Ministerial Conference and served as president and secretary.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Tanner Parker; two sons, Leon Parker and E. Charles Parker, both of Charlotte; his daughter, Mitzy J. Parker of Charlotte; two sisters, Jannie Roseboro and Henrietta Davis, both of Charlotte; and his grandchild.

The body may be viewed from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. and at other times at the home.

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

Parker Funeral Home in Rock Hill is in charge.

Frank Oates

CONCORD, N.C. - Mr. Frank Oates, 78, of Amber Drive died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Church of God in Concord, with the Rev. David Lockhart officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, the Rev. Mary Oates; his son, Donnie Oates of Concord; two daughters, Earlene Bost of Concord and Julia Powell of Charlotte; his brother, Johnny Oates of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

Clark Funeral Home in Kannapolis, N.C., is in charge.

Wright Funeral Home in York is in charge of local arrangements.

Mae Saylors

FORT MILL - Mrs. Mae Eller Saylors, 77, of 9-A10 South White St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Eugene Simpson officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Saylors was a homemaker and for more than 55 years a member of the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She was the widow of Hallmon Joel Saylors.

Surviving are her son, Dean Saylors of Lancaster; her daughter, Ola S. Trull of Rock Hill; her brother, Almon Eller of Clarksville, Ga.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, 109 Harris St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Green Funeral Home is in charge.

Hunter Summey

ROCK HILL - Hunter "Jordon" Summey, infant son of Gordon and Jean Summey III of 3129 Emerald Lane, died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his paternal grandfather, Gordon Summey II of Spartanburg; his paternal grandmother, Billie L. Summey of Rock Hill; his paternal great-grandparents, Carlisle and Claire Lancaster of Rock Hill; his paternal great-grandmother, Rebecca Summey of Mullins; his maternal grandfather, Joseph Culp of Rock Hill; his maternal grandmother, Johnsie Robison of Rock Hill; and his maternal great-grandmother, Pansy Ratterree of Rock Hill.


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