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Willie Mae Carter

LANCASTER - Mrs. Willie Mae Hunter Carter, 86, of 3945 Major Evans Road died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Monday at Camp Creek United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Kevin Cooley and Ashley Brunson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Carter attended Lancaster County schools. She was a member of Camp Creek United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the Methodist Women. She was formerly employed with J.P. Stevens Company and was co-owner of Carter's Monument Company. Mrs. Carter was also a member of the order of Woodman of the World.

Surviving are her son, William Tom Carter of Lancaster; her sister, Doris Featherstone of Aiken; her brother, Wendell Hunter of Great Falls; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Camp Creek United Methodist Church, 4721 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720 or The American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 3945 Major Evans Road.

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.

Thomas Horry III

ROCK HILL - The Rev. Thomas Elias "Tom" Horry III, 62, of 1007 South Confederate Ave., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, August 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral services will be announced by Wright Funeral Home in York.

Samantha Jones

ROCK HILL - Ms. Samantha Francina Jones, 27, of 327 Locust St. died Wednesday, August 12, 1998 at Catawba Memorial Hospital in Hickory, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Hancock officiating. The Rev. Mary Alston will deliver the eulogy and the Revs. Charles Cousar, Hattie Foster and J. E. Johnson will assist. Burial will follow in the Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Ms. Jones graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1989 and was on the track team and in the U.S. Air Force ROTC. She was listed in Who's Who in America in 1985-86. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Benedict College in Columbia in 1997.

She was formerly employed at West Marina as a lead person. She was also a member of First Calvary Baptist Church, where she served on the Junior Usher Board and the Youth Choir.

Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Frances and Nathan Cherry of Rock Hill; her father, Sammie Lee Jones of Rock Hill; four brothers, Darren Jones, William Jones, Aaron Ervin and Jerroa Graham, all of Rock Hill; four sisters, Tracy Jones and LaWanda Jones, both of Rock Hill, Shanta McClurkin of York and Tanisha Cherry of Union; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gladney of Chester and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cherry of Edgemoor; and her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Jones of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home. The body will be placed in the church at noon Tuesday.

Lucille Lowe

CRAMERTON, N.C. - Lucille Wolfe Lowe, 90, of 314 Lake Road, formerly of Fort Mill, died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at the Brian Center in Monroe, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Hal Schwantes and Laura Hubbard officiating. Burial will follow in Gaston Memorial Park.

Mrs. Lowe was a homemaker and a member of Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Rita Cline of Monroe, N.C.; her son, Richard E. Lowe of Charlotte; two sisters, Margaret Faulkenberry of Greensboro, N.C., and Pearl Ruth Booth of Gastonia, N.C.; her brother, W.B. Wolfe of Gastonia, N.C.; six grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

There will be a visitation from 7 to 9 tonight at McLean and Son Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church, 154 North Main St., Cramerton, NC 28032 or to the Hospice of Union County, 700 West Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 29110.

Kathleen McDaniels

CHESTER - The funeral for Mrs. Kathleen Walton McDaniels, 73, of 109 Stewart St., who died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Chester County Nursing Center will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Sandy River Baptist Church.

The Rev. Keith Taylor will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Charlie Stringfellow, evangelist Tony Young and eulogist Robert L. McClurkin. Internment will follow at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McDaniels was a Chester County native and attended Finley Senior High School. She was retired from the Springs Eureka plant after 19 years. She was a member of Sandy River Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Willie McDaniels; two sons, Marion McDaniels of Philadelphia and Marvin McDaniels of Germany; her stepson, Willie Kirkpatrick of the home; two daughters, Marie McDaniels of Philadelphia and Mary Ann McDaniels of Charlotte; two brothers, David "Bosie" Carter of Washington, D.C., and Wardell Springs of Chester; her sister, Janie Walton Gore of Chester; and five grandchildren.

The body will lie in state from 3 p.m. Tuesday until the service.

The family will receive friends at the home at 109 Stewart St. and other times at Gore's Funeral Home in Chester.

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.

Ernestine Flowers

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ernestine T. Flowers, 75, of 1521 Greenwood Lane died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at her home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.

William Huey

LANCASTER - Mr. William David Huey, 91, of 462 Rocky River Road died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Unity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Guy H. Smith officiating. Burial with Masonic rites by the Camp Creek Masonic Lodge No. 317 will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Union County, N.C., Mr. Huey was a retired construction supervisor for Springs Industries, a member and past Master of Camp Creek Masonic Lodge No. 317 and a lifelong member and Elder Emeritus of Unity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder, a deacon and a choir member.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Helms Huey; his son, H. Joe Huey of Lancaster; his daughter, Gladys H. Cox of Lancaster; his sister, Margaret Simpson of Waxhaw, N.C.; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Unity ARP Church, 3494 Unity Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Bessie G. Knight

PAGELAND - Mrs. Bessie G. Knight, 68, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sutton Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

A native of Chesterfield County, Mrs. Knight was a homemaker. She was the widow of Joe Ben Knight.

Surviving are three sons, Darryl Knight and Joe Knight Jr., both of Pageland, and Eddie Knight of Lancaster; three daughters, Brenda Knight of Rock Hill, Sara Lee Hutchinson of Fort Mill and Judy McConnell of Columbia; three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Knight and Helen Shaw, both of Pageland, and Martha Garrison of Lancaster; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Sutton Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Jadon Plyler, 521 Evans Mill Road.

Lucille Lowe

CRAMERTON, N.C. - Mrs. Lucille Wolfe Lowe, 90, of 314 Lake Road died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at the Brian Center in Monroe, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Hal Schwantes and Laura Hubbard officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Lowe was a homemaker and a member of Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her son, Richard E. Lowe of Charlotte; her daughter, Rita Cline of Monroe, N.C.; her brother, W.B. Wolfe of Gastonia, N.C.; four sisters, Margaret Faulkenberry of Greensboro, N.C., Pearl Ruth Booth of Gastonia, Jean W. Neal of Rock Hill and Dorothy W. Bordleon of Louisiana; six grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church, 154 N. Main St., Cramerton, NC 28032 or to the Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 29110.

Sophia Martin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sophia Rossi Martin, 82, of 1904 Paces Landing Ave. died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Laurel Grove Memorial Park in Totowa Boro, N.J.

A native of Paterson, N.J., Mrs. Martin was a retired self-employed seamstress and was of the Catholic faith.

Surviving is her husband, John A. Martin of the home.

Greene Funeral Home of Rock Hill is in charge of local arrangements.

Kathleen McDaniels

CHESTER - The funeral for Mrs. Kathleen Walton McDaniels, 73, of 109 Stewart St., who died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Chester County Nursing Center will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Sandy River Baptist Church.

The Rev. Keith Taylor will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Charlie Stringfellow, evangelist Tony Young and eulogist Robert L. McClurkin. Internment will follow at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McDaniels was a Chester County native and attended Finley Senior High School. She was retired from the Springs Eureka plant after 19 years. She was a member of Sandy River Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Willie McDaniels; two sons, Marion McDaniels of Philadelphia and Marvin McDaniels of Germany; her stepson, Willie Kirkpatrick of the home; two daughters, Marie McDaniels of Philadelphia and Mary Ann McDaniels of Charlotte; two brothers, David "Bosie" Carter of Washington, D.C., and Wardell Springs of Chester; her sister, Janie Walton Gore of Chester; and five grandchildren.

The body will lie in state from 3 p.m. Tuesday until the service.

The family will receive friends at the home at 109 Stewart St. and other times at Gore's Funeral Home in Chester.

Charles McKinney

FORT MILL - Mr. Charles Donald McKinney, 68, of 1317 Legion Road died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Mill Church of God, with the Revs. David Kemp and Jack Walker officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Fort Mill, Mr. McKinney was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II and retired from Westinghouse. He was also a Shriner, a Mason and held the 32nd degree Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elma McKinney; his son, Charles R. McKinney of Fort Mill; two daughters, Elizabeth Tennant of Fort Mill and Cathy Blackwelder of Lexington; his brother, Kenneth McKinney of Fort Mill; two sisters, Violet Allred and Yvonnie Giles, both of Fort Mill; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Masonic Rites will be performed at 6:30 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the family home.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 667, Mauldin, SC 29662.

Max Morris

LANCASTER - Mr. Max Pardue Morris, 56, of 2465 Morris Road died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion United Memorial Church, with the Rev. Frank Lybrand officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Morris was a native of Lancaster County. He was a foreman with Quality Sprinkler Co. and a member of Zion United Methodist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Maxie Morris and Tracy Morris, both of Lancaster, and Greg Morris of Atlanta; his daughter, Kim Morris of Indian Land; three brothers, W.J. Morris, Jr. and Ben Morris, both of Lancaster, and Joe Morris of Liberty Hill; his sister, Marcene Plyler of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.

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

Memorials can be made to Zion United Methodist Church van fund, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Joyce Parker

CHESTER - Mrs. Joyce Windham Parker, 54, of 106 Orchard Street died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Revs. Dennis Reid and Thomas Brazell officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Parker was a homemaker and a member of Saluda Street Church of God.

Surviving are her husband, Robert L. Parker Sr.; two sons, Robert L. Parker Jr. and Scott Parker, both of Chester; three daughters, Julie P. Going of Rock Hill, Patty P. Hicks of York and Angela P. Copeland of Chester; three sisters, Doris W. Beam, Bonnie Fowler and Linda Smith, all of Chester; two brothers, Ronnie Windham and Gary Windham Jr., both of Chester; and 14 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

The 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 was 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 family will receive friends at the home.

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

Parker Funeral Home in Rock Hill is in charge.

Annie Pruitt

GREENWOOD - Miss Annie Elizabeth Pruitt, 24, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at Self Memorial Hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Annie Thomas

YORK - Mrs. Annie Laura Grayson Thomas, 67, of 3236 Dr. Nichols Road died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at her home.

Arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.

Thomas Wallace

LANCASTER - Mr. Thomas Clayton Wallace, 34, of 4132 Lesslie Highway died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998.

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

Virginia Brantley

CHESTER - Mrs. Virginia Littrell Brantley, 76, of 541 Fifth St. died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Revs. Dennis Reid, Thomas Ashley and Hubert Orvin officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Mrs. Brantley was retired from Springs Industries. She was the widow of Fred M. "Bud" Brantley. She was a member of Saluda Street Church of God and attended Buncombe County, N.C., schools.

Surviving are her son, the Rev. Michael "Mickey" Brantley of Crescent Springs, Ky.; her daughter, Elaine Brantley of Chester; three brothers, W.R. Littrell Sr., Wiley Littrell and Glenn Littrell, all of Leicester, N.C.; two sisters, Laura Holder of Asheville, N.C., and Inabelle James of Leicester; two granddaughters; and her special daughter, Barbara Waldridge of Williamsburg, Ky.

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

Memorials may be made to Saluda Street Church of God, P.O. Box 633, Chester, SC 29706.

Paul Bumgarner

YORK - Mr. Paul Hamilton Bumgarner, 89, of 2505 Hord Road died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. James McGill officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Bumgarner was a retired warden for the South Carolina Forestry Commission.

Surviving are his wife, Ruby Duncan Bumgarner; his son, Roger Bumgarner of Grand Rapids, Mich.; three daughters, Brenda B. Phillips and Janie Bumgarner, both of York, and Kay B. Boulware of Boiling Springs, N.C.; his brother, William Bumgarner of York; his sister, Polly B. Smith of Winterville, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, 3852 Woodlawn St., Sharon, SC 29742.

Elsie Dobbins

FORT MILL - Mrs. Elsie Hardin Dobbins, 73, of 107 Phil Court died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Bedwell officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Dobbins was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Mike Dobbins of Davidson; her daughter, Kathy Pemble of Roswell, Ga.; and three sisters, Evelyn Marshall of Forest City, N.C., Ellen Wells of Cherryville, N.C., and Jean Spurlin of Old Fort, N.C.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 1817 Gadsden St., Columbia, SC 29201.

Lola Flowers

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lola Ernestine Tant Flowers, 75, of 1521 Greenwood Lane died Sunday, Aug., 16, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rogers Memorial ARP Church, with the Rev. Steve Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Flowers was a homemaker and a member of Rogers Memorial ARP Church, where she was active in the Never Grow Old Club.

Surviving are two sons, Aubrey Dennis Flowers of Rock Hill and Edward Flowers of Seattle; two daughters, Patricia Dianne Flowers of Rock Hill and Debbie F. Ulmer of Lancaster; two brothers, Charles Tant of Rossville, Ga., and N.H. Tant Jr. of Lucama, N.C.; her sister, Peggy T. Barnes of Flat Rock, N.C.; and eight grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Rogers Memorial ARP Church, 1820 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

James Gaskin

WESTVILLE - Mr. James Otis Gaskin, 86, of 3071 Kershaw Highway died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Rivers officiating and the Rev. Jerry Sosebee assisting. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Gaskin was retired from Springs Industries as an engineering superintendent. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Douglas Smith Sunday school class and taught Sunday school for 25 years. A former chairman of the board of deacons, Mr. Gaskins designed the sanctuary for the present church and was church treasurer for 16 years.

He was a member and past Master of the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge 178 and served as past district deputy, Grand Master and Thrice/Illustrious Master. He was past patron of the Kershaw Chapter 94 Order of the Eastern Star and held several chapter appointments. He was a Navy veteran and served in the Pacific during World War II as a chief machinist.

Surviving are his wife, Melverda Oxner Gaskin; his son, Ryan Otis Gaskin of Redwood City, Calif.; his daughter, Olivia G. Williams of Rock Hill; his sister, Sara G. Truesdale of Camden; and three grandchildren.

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

Thomas Horry III

ROCK HILL - The Rev. Thomas Elias "Tom" Horry III, 62, of 1007 S. Confederate Ave., formerly of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church in York, with the Rev. S. Franklin Russell II officiating. Elder Lloyd Snipes will give the eulogy. Services will be Thursday at Friendship AME Zion Church in Mount Pleasant. Burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.

Surviving are four sons, George Brown of St. Marys, Ga., Thomas E. Horry IV of New York, Marion Brown of Mount Pleasant and Christopher Castle of York; five daughters, Angela Horry Beasley of Austell, Ga., F. Denise Horry of Columbia, Trina Felder of Trenton, N.J., Sheryl H. Brown of York and Consuelo Hoyles of Rock Hill; two brothers, Clarence Henry Horry of Romulus, Mich., and Robert C. Horry of Columbia; three sisters, Sallie G. Hilton and Jacquelyn Richardson, both of Mount Pleasant, and Vera L. Horry of New York; and 17 grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 8 tonight at Wright Funeral Home in York.

The family will receive friends at the home, 1007 S. Confederate Ave., Rock Hill.

Samantha Jones

ROCK HILL - Ms. Samantha Francina Jones, 27, of 327 Locust St. died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998, at Catawba Memorial Hospital in Hickory, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at First Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Hancock officiating. The Rev. Mary Alston will deliver the eulogy, and the Revs. Charles Cousar, Hattie Foster and J. E. Johnson will assist. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Ms. Jones graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1989 and was on the track team and in the U.S. Air Force ROTC. She was listed in Who's Who in America in 1985-86. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Benedict College in Columbia in 1997.

She was formerly employed at West Marina as a lead person. She was also a member of First Calvary Baptist Church, where she served on the Junior Usher Board and the Youth Choir.

Surviving are her father, Sammie Lee Jones of Rock Hill; her mother and stepfather, Frances and Nathan Cherry of Rock Hill; four brothers, Darren Jones, William Jones, Aaron Ervin and Jerroa Graham, all of Rock Hill; four sisters, Tracy Jones and LaWanda Jones, both of Rock Hill, Shanta McClurkin of York and Tanisha Cherry of Union; her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Jones of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gladney of Chester and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cherry of Edgemoor.

The family will receive friends at the home. The body will be placed in the church at noon today.

Parker Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary McKeown

LANCASTER - Mrs. Mary Lee Geddings McKeown, 66, of 2949 Great Falls Highway died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church, with the Revs. Marion Dry and Harold Baker officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. McKeown was employed by Springs Industries and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She was the widow of F.W. "Jimbo" McKeown.

Surviving are two daughters, Frankie Sistare and Sandra Gaskin, both of Lancaster; her brother, Henry Geddings of Sumter; three sisters, Eunice Lackey of Manning, Eva Bradshaw of Paxville and Vivian Bradham of Columbia; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 3149 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Richard Mobley Jr.

WAXHAW, N.C. - The Rev. Richard Mobley Jr., 60, of Waxhaw died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Union Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Steel Hill AME Zion Church in Lancaster. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Phillip's Baptist Church in Chester.

A native of Chester County, the Rev. Mobley was minister of True Witness Gospel Church in Waxhaw.

Surviving are his wife, Annie Tillman Mobley; his son, Samuel Mobley of Waxhaw; his daughter, Meka Mobley of Waxhaw; his brother, James Mobley of Richburg; his sister, Mattie Bell Larmonie of Summit, N.J.; and two grandchildren.

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

Grier Funeral Service of Monroe, N.C., is in charge.

Annie Pruette

GREENWOOD - Miss Annie Elizabeth Pruette, 24, of 613 Brooklane Drive, formerly of York, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at Self Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Tirzah ARP Church in York, with the Revs. Barry Eller and Steve Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Miss Pruette lived in the Beth Shiloh Community in York until 1992. She moved to Greenwood to live with her caregiver, Brenda Tessener, after the death of her mother. She graduated from Emerald High School and was a member of Tirzah ARP Church. She was employed with Emerald Center in Greenwood.

Surviving are her father, Cecil L. Pruette of York; her brother, William Michael Pruette of Charlotte; her maternal grandparents, Ed L. and Grace M. McClain of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandparents, John "Ikey" and Nonie Robinson of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Volunteers in Medical Missions, P.O. Box 756, Seneca, SC 29679 or to Tirzah ARP Vision 2002 fund, 180 Tirzah Road, York, SC 29745.

Annie Thomas

YORK - Mrs. Annie Laura Grayson Thomas, 67, of 3236 Dr. Nichols Road died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Filbert Presbyterian Church in America, with the Rev. Wallace Tinsley officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Thomas was a data processing operator for Exxon Oil Inc. in Charlotte. She was employed at Pennsylvania House Furniture. She was past president of York W.I.R.E and attended Filbert Presbyterian Church of America.

Surviving are her husband, Marshall Thomas; her son, Billy Miskelly of Sharon; her daughter, Anne M. Jones of York; her stepdaughter, Kathryn T. Jowers of Clover; three brothers, Ike Grayson of York, Bob Grayson of Tampa, Fla., and Bill Grayson of Leesburg, Ga.; and nine grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Sharon Baptist Church, 3850 York St., Sharon, SC 29742; Filbert Presbyterian Church of America, 2006 N. Highway 321, York, SC 29745; or Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Thomas Wallace Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Thomas Clayton Wallace Sr., 34, of 4132 Lesslie Highway died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at Bass Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Jenkins officiating.

Mr. Wallace was a salesman for Accent Mobile Homes.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa Wallace of Lancaster; two sons, Thomas Clayton Wallace Jr. of Myrtle Beach and Thomas Clayton Wallace III of Lancaster; his daughter, Brittany Wallace of Myrtle Beach; his father, Robert Mora of Chester; his mother, Nell Gerald of Rex, Ga.; two sisters, Debbie Manning of Riverdale, Ga., and Penny Waters-Tracy of McDonough, Ga.; and his paternal grandmother, Ruth Smith of Gastonia, N.C.

T. Stephen Whitesides

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Mr. Thomas Stephen "Steve" Whitesides, 44, of 4731 Constance St., formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Northside Baptist Church. Burial will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Whitesides was a 1972 graduate of Rock Hill High School and a former member of Northside Baptist Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Kristin E. Sprinkle of Rock Hill; two sons, Stephen Andrew Whitesides and Geffrey Whitesides, both of Conway; his mother, Louise M. Whitesides of Rock Hill; his paternal grandfather, Horton B. Whitesides of Rock Hill; his maternal grandmother, Julia Moon of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and his companion, Phillip David Vipperman of New Orleans.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his mother, Louise M. Whitesides, 1104 Westover Circle, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to RAIN, P.O. Box 37190, Charlotte, NC 28237.
 

Eugene Lauffer Sr.

BENNETTSVILLE - Mr. Eugene Edward Lauffer Sr., 69, of Bennettsville died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at home.

A blessing service will be 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home in Greensburg, Pa. The funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Bede Catholic Church in Bovard, Pa. Burial will be at Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.

Mr. Lauffer was retired as a master scheduler of Emerson Electric/Marley Electric. He was a veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Rapach Lauffer; two sons, Gene Lauffer of Columbia and Michael T. Lauffer of Charleston; two daughters, Michele Huss of Cleveland, Ohio, and Nikki Lauffer of Rock Hill; his mother, Natalie Salvatore Lauffer of Jeannette, Pa.; two sisters, Delores L. Albert of Greensburg, Pa., and Rosemarie L. Lavelle of Jeanette, Pa.; five grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today and from 7 to 9 tonight at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home Inc., 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, Pa.

Annie Pruette

GREENWOOD - Miss Annie Elizabeth Pruette, 24, of 613 Brooklane Drive, formerly of York, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at Self Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Tirzah ARP Church in York, with the Revs. Barry Eller and Steve Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Miss Pruette lived in the Beth Shiloh Community in York until 1992. She moved to Greenwood to live with her caregiver, Brenda Tessener, after the death of her mother. She graduated from Emerald High School and was a member of Tirzah ARP Church. She was employed with Emerald Center in Greenwood.

Surviving are her father, Cecil L. Pruette of York; her brother, William Michael Pruette of Charlotte; her maternal grandparents, Ed L. and Grace M. McClain of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandparents, John "Ikey" and Nonie Robinson of Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Volunteers in Medical Missions, P.O. Box 756, Seneca, SC 29679 or to Tirzah ARP Vision 2002 fund, 6161 Mount Gallant Road, York, SC 29745.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Annie Vaughn

CHARLESTON - Mrs. Annie Maude Vaughn, 101, of 1137 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., formerly of Chester, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at Manor Care.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Vaughn was the owner and operator of Shandon Pie Shop in Columbia for 16 years. She was a graduate of Chester High School and a member of Shandon Baptist Church in Columbia. She was the widow of Charles E. Vaughn.

Surviving are four daughters, Lucile Brown of Cayce, Rachel Johnson of Clinton, Eloise Holland of Folly Beach and Kathleen Coleman of Chester; two brothers, Richard White of Chester and Leonard White of Winston-Salem, N.C.; her sister, Eva Pearce of Columbia; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Barron Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Shandon Baptist Church, 5250 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206.

Myrtle Phillips

LANCASTER - Mrs. Myrtle Gardner Phillips, 76, of 2812 Pineview Drive died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Homer Hinson officiating. Burial will be at Buffalo Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Phillips was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church and was the widow of John C. Phillips Sr.

Surviving are two sons, John C. Phillips Jr. of Parkton, N.C., and Randy B. Phillips of Lancaster; two daughters, Ann Autry and Barbara Dale Phillips, both of Lancaster; her sister, Lillie Mae Phillips of Kershaw; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.
 

Gary Althouse

ROCK HILL - Mr. Gary Althouse of 143 Foxcroft Drive died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

James Beckham Sr.

HEATH SPRINGS - Mr. James Howard Beckham Sr., 94, of Pleasant Hill Community died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill ARP Church, with the Revs. William Roberts and Roy E. Beckham officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery.

Mr. Beckham was a retired accountant for R.H. Collins Grain Co. He was a lifelong member of Pleasant Hill ARP Church where he served as an elder and church treasurer.

Surviving are his wife, Johnnie Mae Caskey Beckham; two sons, James H. Beckham of Lancaster and Maurice E. Beckham of Greenville; two daughters, Jo Anne Tyler of Birmingham, Ala., and Sara B. Allen of Charlotte; his sister, Oneita Beckham; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill ARP Church, 4357 Kershaw Camden Highway, Heath Springs, SC 29058.

Mary Bowers

EDGEMOOR - Mrs. Mary Gordon Alford Bowers, 75, of 1944 Chestnut Lane died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be private.

Surviving are five sons, Johnny E. Alford of Sumter, Lee S. Alford of York, William David Alford and Robert Alford, both of Rock Hill, and Thomas H. Alford of Chester; her daughter, Donna A. Carpenter of Gulf Shores, Ala.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Elizabeth Fairbank

LAS VEGAS - Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson Fairbank, 77, of Las Vegas, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, at Valley Hospital.

The funeral will be Sunday at Palm Funeral Home in Las Vegas.

Surviving are her husband, Coy Fairbank; her son, Billy Emory of California; her daughter, Judy Goetz of Las Vegas; and two sisters, Margaret Gillespie of Rock Hill and Anne Abbott of Kensington, Md.

Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church building fund, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

John Faulkenberry

CAMDEN - Mr. John Edward "Bud" Faulkenberry, 63, of 2320 Haile St. died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Cauthen Funeral Home in Kershaw, with the Revs. Jimmy Atkerson, Hugh McKinney and Thomas Faulkenberry officiating. Burial will be at the Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mr. Faulkenberry was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was retired from the Air Force and was a Vietnam War veteran. He was a member of the American Legion.

Surviving are two sons, James Allen Faulkenberry and Dennis Faulkenberry, both of Camden; his mother, Maggie Catoe Faulkenberry of Kershaw; four sisters, Mary Stroud of Liberty Hill, Kathleen Hunter of Camden, Betty Robertson of Kershaw and Pauline Williams of Columbia; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Maggie Faulkenberry, 206 Welsh St., Kershaw.

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

Linda Lawson

FORT LAWN - Mrs. Linda Price Lawson, 59, of 5838 Willowbrook St. died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, with the Revs. Michael Price and John Mullis officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Lawson was the owner/operator of Korner Kitchen Restaurant. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and attended Great Falls schools. She was the widow of Ted H. Lawson.

Surviving are two daughters, Gwen Pate of Fort Lawn and Karen Lawson of Great Falls; two brothers, Kenneth Price of Lancaster and Donnie Price of Fort Lawn; her grandchild; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home in Great Falls.

Memorials may be made to the Oncology Recreation Department, Duke University Medical Center, P.O. Box 3708, Durham, NC 27710.

Andrew Mackey

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Andrew Mackey, 84, of 2849 Kenhill Drive, formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Mr. Mackey was a member of David Stand AME Zion Church in Lancaster. He was a retired truck driver.

Deanah McCullough

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Deanah Neal McCullough of 304-A Workman Street Apartments died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist Church in Newport, with the Rev. Ronnie Baxter officiating and the Revs. John Simpson and C.S. Sanders assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McCullough was a native of Chester County. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. She was the widow of the Rev. John R. McCullough.

Surviving are five sons, Isaiah McCullough, Robert McCullough and Theodore McCullough, all of Rock Hill, Moses McCullough of Los Angeles, and LeRoy McCullough of Renton, Wash.; four daughters, Dycie M. Reeder, Louise McCullough, Beatrice M. Whittaker and Doris M. Brown, all of Rock Hill; two brothers, Ernest Neal and Herbert Neal, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Carrie Hall of Rock Hill; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Dycie Reeder, 626 Center St., Rock Hill.

The body may be viewed from 7 to 8 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

Billie Rowe

FORT MILL - Mrs. Billie Gay O'Daniel Rowe, 69, of 125 E. Elliott St. died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be private.

Mrs. Rowe was the co-owner of Rowe Auto Supply. She was a native of Alabama.

Surviving are her husband, William Arthur Rowe Jr. of Fort Mill; three sons, James Rowe of Washington, D.C., Richard Rowe of Jacksonville, Fla., and Daniel Rowe of Fort Mill; her daughter, Melanie Smith of Greenville, N.C.; her brother, James O'Daniel of San Antonio, Texas; four grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Austin Thompson

ROCK HILL - Austin Jah'leel Thompson, the infant son of Cedric B. Thompson and Lachaun G. Campbell, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. today at Clemons Funeral Home. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Timeatric Campbell; three sisters, Shaquana Scruggs, Breonna Moore and Quineisha Campbell; his paternal grandfather, Sylvester Thompson; and his maternal grandparents, Elaine Hannah of Cheraw and Leroy Ford of Charlotte.

Rita Whitworth

CLOVER - Mrs. Rita Jane Bradham Whitworth, 54, of 213 Killian Circle died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Bethany ARP Church cemetery, with the Rev. Alan Morrow officiating.

Mrs. Whitworth was a member of Bethany ARP Church.

Surviving are two sons, Mark Whitworth and David Hawkins, both of Clover; her daughter, Pamela Beebe of Gastonia, N.C.; two brothers, Charles Bradham of Ohio and Frankie Bradham of Clover; and five grandchildren.

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

Albert Wylie

ROCK HILL - Mr. Albert B. Wylie, 86, of 111 Sedgewood Drive died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Oakland Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bo Coleman officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mr. Wylie was a retired architect with McCall Co. and Rock Hill Lumber Co., where he drew plans and supervised the construction of new homes. He attended the Winthrop Training School and was a 1929 graduate of Rock Hill High School. He attended Clemson College Architectural School.

He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church since 1950, where he was a deacon, Training Union director, Sunday school teacher and a church building committee member. He was a member of the Rock Hill Optimist Club where he served as president and was active in the Optimist Club horse shows, the Optimist Club for Boys and the annual Christmas tree sale. He was honored by the Optimist Club for his Optimist Club scrapbook and was elected International Optimist Club president.

Survivors include his daughter, Bette Anne Atkinson of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Bette Anne Atkinson, 872 Susan Circle, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church Preparing for the Future fund, 1067 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.


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