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George Beckham

BALTIMORE - Mr. George Beckham died Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998, in Baltimore.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Clemons Funeral Home.

Irene Carlyon

TEGA CAY - Mrs. Irene Frances Carlyon, 58, of 11020 Seven Coves Drive died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Claude Kayler officiating.

A native of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Carlyon was an accountant with Creative Temporary Services in Charlotte. She attended the University of Washington. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and attended Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Charlotte.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas F. Carlyon; her son, Keith Carlyon of Charlotte; her daughter, Kris Blackley of Charlotte; her mother, Thelma Cochrane of Charlotte; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28208.

Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia, N.C., is in charge.

John Coleman

McCONNELLS - Mr. John Henry Coleman, 88, of McConnells, fomerly of Newell, N.C., died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Long & Son Mortuary on Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. John T. McCoy officiating.

Frances Deese

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Frances Grace Gordon Deese, 70, of 317 N. Jones St. died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 7 tonight at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Holley officiating. Burial will be at Zion United Methodist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Deese was retired from Yarn Industries in Pageland. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and the widow of Buck Steen.

Surviving is her sister, Elaine McMurray of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service and at other times times at the home of Elaine McMurray, 329 Hutchinson St., Rock Hill.

Willie Douglas

ROCK HILL - Mr. Willie Douglas of 327 Fewell St. died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements wil be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Sarah Hardin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sarah S. Hardin of 4191 Erby Road died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

James Jordan

CHARLOTTE - Mr. James Arthur "Bo-Jack" Jordan, 50, of 245 Stone Post Road, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Lula Meeks

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Lula Smith Meeks, 91, of 26 Fifty-Sixth Place, S.E., formerly of York County, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Washington Nursing Facility in Washington.

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

Robert Montgomery

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Robert Lester Montgomery, 78, of Charlotte died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Mulberry Baptist Church, with the Rev Michael Sepaugh officiating. A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Unity ARP Church in Lancaster.

A native of Lancaster, Mr. Montgomery worked 31 years as television broadcast technician for WBTV in Charlotte. He served in World War II. He was a deacon at Mulberry Presbyterian Church and most recently was a member of Mulberry Baptist Church. He was the widower of Frances Sepaugh Montgomery.

Surviving are three sons, Ron Montgomery of Charlotte, Tom Montgomery of Davidson, N.C., and Robert Montgomery of Raleigh, N.C.; his daughter, Phyllis Tarrant of Mint Hill, N.C.; three brothers, Henry Montgomery of Great Falls, and Jim Montgomery and Bill Montgomery, both of Lancaster; his sister, Martha Rushing of Lancaster; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Presbyterian Hospital Foundation Harris Hospice Unit, P.O. 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233 or Mulberry Baptist Church, 6450 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214.

McEwen Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Robinson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Charles Edward "Beauty" Robinson of 900 Ogden Road died Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Sherman B. McBeth Sr. officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Robinson was a member of New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church and a 1962 graduate of Emmett Scott High School.

He pursued a career in golf and worked for 30 years for Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, where he was a bag room manager and was instrumental in preparing for golf tournaments. He was a member of Sterling Lodge No. 344 IBPOE of W for 30 years. He was assistant grand esquire at the Grand Lodge and was a past member of the Grand Exalted Ruler Council. He was trustee of the Elks Club and a member of the Mabel L. Green Fez Club and inner guard of past Exalted Ruler Council No. 88. He was chairman of the Memorial Committee and served as exalted ruler for 13 years. He was the second vice president of the South Carolina State Association of Elks. He was a member of the past state president's council. He was master of social session.

Surviving are his wife, Estelle P. Robinson; two sons, Derrick Moise of Charlotte and Christopher Sanders of Rock Hill; two daughters, Mildred P. Logan of Rock Hill and Cassie Robinson of Charlotte; his father, Hayward L. Robinson Sr. of Rock Hill; three brothers, Hayward L. Robinson Jr. and James Floyd Robinson, both of St. Albans, N.Y., and Marion C. Robinson of Bronx, N.Y.; two sisters, Betty R. Brown of Washington, D.C., and Lula Mae Robinson of Rock Hill; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tongiht at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

Robert Rogers

ROCK HILL - Mr. Robert C. Rogers, 22, of 1715 Fieldcrest Circle died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at McEwen Funeral Service Mint Hill Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews, N.C.

Surviving are his fiance, Michelle Lancaster of Rock Hill; his mother and stepfather, Linda and M.L. Beall of Matthews; his father and stepmother, Robert P. and Inez Rogers of Grafton, W.Va.; his sister, Tammy Abel of Monroe, N.C.; his paternal grandparents, Charles and Mary Rogers of Grafton, W.Va.; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Shreve of Volga, W.Va.; and his maternal great-grandmother, Lois Sims of Tampa, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at McEwen Funeral Service Mint Hill Chapel.

William Scoggins

ROCK HILL - Mr. William Jennings "Jenk" Scoggins, 90, of 1915 Ebenezer Road died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bass Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gene Mullikin officiating. Burial will be at Bethesda Presbyterian Church cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Scoggins was a farmer and member of Antioch United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Pearl Lee Scoggins; his sons, Rembert K. Scoggins of Rock Hill; his brother, R.G. "Glenn" Scoggins of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Rembert Scoggins, 4839 Rabs Drive, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Antioch United Methodist Church, 1671 Highway 324, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

John Shurley III

RICHMOND, Va. - Col. John Rooker Shurley III, 60, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Sandston Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Col. Shurley retired from the Virginia Air National Guard in 1993. He served on active duty during the 1961 Berlin Crisis and in 1965 in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, where he flew 214 combat missions. He served in several administrative positions, as air technician, flight instructor and chief of training, chief of standardization and evaluation, operations officer and squadron commander. He was mission support squadron commander and was appointed in 1988 as deputy cCommander for support.

He was a member of Sandston Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder, a deacon, a Sunday school teacher and superintendent of Sunday school.

Surviving are his wife, Page Martin Shurley; his son, John Garland Shurley; his daughter, Elizabeth S. Shaff; his mother Jacquelyn B. Eure; his stepmother, Susie H. Shurley; his stepsister, Marilyn P. Eanes; and his grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Sandston Presbyterian Church, 13 N. Confederate Ave., Sandston, VA 23150 or Chickahominy Branch YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Road, Sandston, VA 23150; or Bon Secours Hospice, 413 Stuart Circle, Richmond, VA 23220.

Nelson Funeral Home was in charge.

Lawrence Wilson

CATAWBA -"Mr. Lawrence Jerry Wilson, 57, of 4565 Cecelia Court died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at home.

The funeral was Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating.

Mr. Wilson was employed at General Tire for 14 years as an instrument mechanic. He was retired from Georgia Pacific after 29 years of service. He was a member of Catawba Baptist Church, served in the Army and was a member of the American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Cecilia Neely Wilson; his son, Bryan Wilson of Spartanburg; his daughter, Julie Gladden of Catawba; his father, Jesse Lawrence Wilson of Indian Land; three brothers, James Robert Wilson of Indian Land, Norman Holland Wilson of Lancaster and Darwin Jesse Wilson of Spartanburg; his sister, Debra Denise Murphy of Indian Land; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 297830 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
 

Charles Bair

HEATH SPRINGS - Mr. Charles Henry Bair, 52, of 508 North Main St. died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with Revs. Randy Koon and Glenn Carter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Bair taught for 25 years in the public schools and coached for 20 years. He was a member of the S.C. Coaches Association and worked at Demark-Olar and Estill high schools and Heath Springs and Andrew Jackson middle and high schools. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Barrett Bair; two daughters, Elizabeth Bair of Heath Springs and Danica Gross of Hartsville; his mother, Leila Mae Branham Bair of Columbia; two brothers, L.C. Bair of Branchville and Leonard Bair of Bowman; and his grandson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 2721 Middleburg Drive, Suite 312, Columbia, SC 29204 or to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Building, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852.

Walter Buchanan Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Walter W. Buchanan Jr., 73, of 3339 Timothy Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Fort Mill, with the Rev. Ralph Riley officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Shelby, N.C., Mr. Buchanan was retired from Schlafhorst Inc. of Charlotte. He earned a textile degree from the International Correspondence School and was a graduate of Southeastern Peoples College. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fort Mill. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and earned the following medals: American Area Camp Medal, Asiatic Pacific, Camp Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Point System and the World War II Victory Medal.

Surviving are his wife, Betty R. Buchanan; his son, Walter W. Buchanan III of Fort Mill; his stepson, Robert Steve Burnett of Augusta, Ga.; his daughter, Charlotte Faulkenberry of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Gail Powell of Rock Hill; three brothers, John E. Buchanan of Fort Mill, James D. Buchanan and Larry D. Buchanan, both of Rock Hill; four sisters, Francis B. McCallister, Pat Short and Nancy Salamone, all of Fort Mill, and Sue Rockholt of Rock Hill; two grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Fort Mill and at other times at home.

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

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge.

Phyllis Bundy

CHESTER - Ms. Phyllis Jean Bundy, 52, of 113 Gaston St. died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Rev. Dennis Reid officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Surviving are two sons, Malcolm Bundy and Mark Bundy, both of Chester; two sisters, Shirley Cope of Rock Hill and Frances Hutchins of Chester; her brother, Wayne Bundy of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Saluda Street Church of God, Saluda Street, Chester, SC 29706.

Willie Douglass Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Willie Floyd Douglass Jr. of 327 Fewell St. died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Rock Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Ralph Washington officiating and the Rev. John Brown assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Douglass was a native of York County. He was an electrician's helper. He was a member of Rock Grove AME Zion Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea from 1970 to 1972, where he served as a medic. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Surviving are his mother, Annie Dixon Douglass, and his father, Willie Floyd Douglass Sr., both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Larry Darnell Douglass and Maxie Jerome Douglass, both of Rock Hill; and two sisters, Patricia Page Davis and Mary Linda D. Caldwell, both of Rock Hill.

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

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

Sarah Hardin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sarah Shannon Hardin of 4191 Erby Road died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Brown officiating and the Revs. E.E. Vance, B.R. Wilson and M. Alexander assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hardin was a native of Chester County. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church and she attended the public schools of Chester County.

Surviving are two sons, Johnny Hardin and Willie Hardin, both of Rock Hill; three daughters, Carrie Hardin, Doris Simpson and Dorothy Givens, all of Rock Hill; three brothers, John Robert Cromwell of Charlotte, Arthur Shannon of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Sam Shannon Jr. of Chester; four sisters, Nettie Parks and Burnette Pinkston, both of Charlotte, Rachel Pickett and Henrietta McCleave, both of Rock Hill; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Annie Hinton

CHESTER - Mrs. Annie R. Clowney Hinton, 85, of 1577 Hinton Road died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be noon Saturday at Cedar Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Whitener officiating and the Rev. Charles E. Robinson Sr. assisting. The Rev. Andrew Hinton will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hinton was a native of Chester County. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Cedar Rock Baptist Church, where she was a deaconess, choir member and missionary. She was a former member of Armenia Baptist Church. She was the widow of Lewis W. Hinton.

Surviving are five sons, Isiah Hinton of Winnsboro, Antonio Hinton of Chester, James Hinton of San Diego, Calif., Andrew Hinton of Phoenix, Ariz., and Joseph B. Hinton of Medford, N.Y.; 10 daughters, Frances M. Hinton of the home, Nancy Corker, Dorothy Baskett, Georgianna Holley, Irene L. Hardin, Gertrude Robinson and Naomi Moore, all of Chester, Sarah J. Hinton of Irvington, N.J., Mary E. Hinton of Landover, Md., and Rosa Pearl Hinton-Lee of Manassas, Va.; her brother, Jesse Clowney of Kannapolis, N.C.; her sister, Alice Peterson of Baltimore, Md.; her stepsister, Katie Johnson of Kannapolis, N.C.; 47 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cedar Rock Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 1042, Chester, SC 29706.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at King's Funeral Home.

Jack Hyatt

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Mr. Jack L. Hyatt, 66, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 1998, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Virginia Beach, Va.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lando Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Harrison officiating.

A native of Lando, Mr. Hyatt was employed with the Washington Police Department until he joined the U.S. Marshals, from which he retired. He was a member of Lando Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Korean conflict. He attended Lewisville High School.

Surviving are his wife, Anne C. Hyatt; two daughters, Pamela Hutchins of San Diego, Calif., and Susie Grandstaff of Virginia Beach, Va.; his brother, Clarence "Pete" Hyatt of Great Falls; four sisters, Virginia Drakeford of Leslie, Ida Black of Lando, Dot Bailey of Chester and Genelle Pendergrass of Catawba; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends in the Lando Baptist Church fellowship hall after the service.

Memorial may be made to Lando Baptist Church cemetery fund, P.O. Box 198, Lando, SC 29742 or to the charity of one's choice.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Sonny Kennington

ROCK HILL - Mr. Sonny Jim Kennington, 61, of 214 Willwood Circle died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, at home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Catawba Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating and the Rev. Mark Collins assisting.

A native of York County, Mr. Kennington was a retired owner of Sonny's Dutch Mill Restaurant and was a former owner of the Friendly Grill. He was an U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn C. Kennington; three sons, John Benjamin Kennington and Lee Anthony "Tony" Kennington, both of the home, and Wesley Hayes Kennington of Rock Hill; three sisters, Margaret K. Poole and Betty K. Williams, both of Rock Hill, and Mildred K. Robinson of Columbus, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorial may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Lola Long

PAGELAND - Mrs. Lola "Loree" West Long, 75, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998.

A memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. today at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home in Chesterfield.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Long was a retired employee of Lance Co. She was a member of Wesley Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of Harry Frederick Long.

Surviving are a niece and nephew with whom she lived, Edith and Harold Griffin; her daughter, Harri Ann Caskey of Baltimore, Md., her brother, John West of Las Vegas, Nev.; her sister, Nettie Jones of Fort Mill; and three grandchildren.

Myrtle Lowery

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Myrtle Louise Lowery, 80, of 2999 Glenstone Drive died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jimmy Holley, Jerry Devinney, Mike Lowery and James A. Lowery officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Lowery was a native of Spartanburg. She was retired from Hoechst Celanese after 21 years. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and an Eastern Star.

Surviving are two sons, the Rev. James A. Lowery of Gastonia, N.C., and Paul Edward Lowery of Spartanburg; two daughters, Doris Deas of Rock Hill and Betty Cameron of York; two brothers, James Lawing of Cowpens and Sam Lawing of Spartanburg; her sister, Eula Mae Phillips Smith of Gaffney; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Doris Deas, 2999 Glenstone Drive, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church building fund, 318 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Terry McCahill

TEGA CAY - Mr. Terry Earl McCahill, 62, of 16002 Molokai Drive, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Meadow Haven Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, with Father John Giuliani officiating. A memorial service will be held later in McKeesport, Pa.

Mr. McCahill worked for U.S. Steel Fairless in Fairless, Pa., and Feralloy Corp. in Wilmington, Del. He served in the U.S. Air Force and graduated from Ryder University in New Jersey. He was a member of St. Philip Neri Parish in Fort Mill.

Surviving are his son, Gene McCahill of Delmar, Md.; his daughter, Lee Ann Brown of Boston, Pa.; his mother, Luana N. McCahill of Bayonet Point, Fla.; and his companion, Freddie H. Cook.

The family will receive friends after the memorial Mass.

Memorials may be made to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715 or to Tega Cay Rescue Squad, 700 Tega Cay Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29715.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Fred McClure

CLOVER - Mr. Fred McClure, 62, of 727 Sumter St. Extension died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Gold Hill Baptist Church in York with the Rev. George McCoy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Wright Funeral Home in York.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Everett Millikin

FORT MILL - Mr. Everett Millikin, 84, of 111 W. Lockman St. died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

Louise Morehouse

COLUMBIA - Mrs. Louise Johnson Morehouse, 84, of Columbia, formerly of Rock Hill, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Rock Hill. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Morehouse was a registered nurse, Red Cross volunteer, past president of the South Carolina Medical Auxiliary and a member of St. Stephen Episcopal Church in Ridgeway. She was a former active member of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior for 36 years.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary Jane M. Lever of Columbia; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Talbert-Shives Funeral Home in Columbia.

George Sanders

CHESTER - Mr. George Joe Sanders, 80, of 109 Murray St. died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home.

Robert Simpson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Robert Simpson, 47, of 761 Jefferson Ave. died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Brown officiating. The Rev. E.E. Vance will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Simpson was employed with Interstate Roofing Co. in Charlotte. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. He was a native of York County and attended Fairfield School.

Surviving are his wife, Naomi Mabry Simpson; five sisters, Hazel Stevens of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mary Simpson, Bernice Chalk, Eva Simpson and Barbara S. Hughes, all of Rock Hill; and two brothers, James Simpson and Charles Simpson, both of Rock Hill.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Parker Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

C. Michael Callahan

FORT LAWN - Mr. Charles Michael "Mike" Callahan, 34, of 5840 Robinhood Road died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Revs. Barry Howell, Tommy Brazell and Alan Brazell officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Callahan was employed at Duracell. He was a member of Rock Hill H.O.G.

Surviving are his wife, Bobby Adams Callahan; his daughter, Cassie Callahan of Fort Lawn; his son, Jason Callahan of Fort Lawn; his mother and stepfather, Ann and John L. Hoormann of Aiken; three sisters, Leigh A. Callahan of Lancaster, Allison Campbell of North Augusta, and Anna Parrish of Aiken; his maternal grandmother, Emily Hinson Graves of Heath Springs; and two stepbrothers, Patrick Hoormann of Mississippi and Michael Hoormann of Abita Springs, La.

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

Memorials may be made to Fort Lawn Church of God youth group, P.O. Box 15, Fort Lawn, SC 29714.

Larry Johnson

FORT LAWN - Mr. Larry Leon Johnson, 46, of Fort Lawn died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home Lancaster Chapel, with the Rev. Kevin Cooley officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Inez and David Rawls of Lancaster; his brother, Eddy W. Johnson of Lancaster; his sister, Linda St. Louis of Columbia; and his special friend, Phyllis Usher of Fort Lawn.

James Jordan

CHARLOTTE - Mr. James Arthur "Bo-Jack" Jordan, 50, of 245 Stone Post Road, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church in Newport, with the Rev. Ronnie Baxter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Jordan was retired from the trucking industry. He was a member of Union Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne Division. He served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 and was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division in 1970. He was a 1966 graduate of Emmett Scott High School. He was a former member of the Gospel Chorus at Union Baptist Church. He served in the Army Reserve 108th Division. He was a tae kwon do black belt at Kim School of Martial Arts.

Surviving are his wife, Glenda C. Jordan; his daughter, Natasha J. Reid of Charlotte; his stepson, Robert Cherry of Virginia; two brothers, Ulyssses Jordan of Charlotte and Charlie Patton of Philadelphia; two sisters, Dorothy L. Jordan of Charlotte and Rosa Kirk of Philadelphia; and his grandchild.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Parker Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Parker Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Betty Donovan Box, 942 Rolling Green Road.

Everett Millikin

FORT MILL - Mr. Everett Millikin, 84, of 111 W. Lockman St. died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Revs Robert C. Monson and Dan Holloway officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of Hamlet, Mr. Millikin was owner and operator of Plaza Press Printing Co. in Charlotte, which later became Engraph, Inc. He attended Newberry College, where he was captain of the football team. He served in World War II and was a member of the Navy Seabees in the Pacific region. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Gamble Millikin; his daughter, Sandra Millikin Biggers of Fort Mill; two grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 130 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Walter Pitmon

LANCASTER - Mr. Walter Benjamin Pitmon, 86, of 4792 Mount Carmel Road died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. Grady Ghent and the Rev. Dr. W. Harold Owens officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery.

Mr. Pitmon was a member and deacon of New Hope Baptist Church. He was retired from J.P. Stevens after 27 years of service. He served as a committeeman for the ASCC office in the farm program.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Cauthen Pitmon; four sons, Robert Eugene "Bobby" Pitmon of Blackstock, Roy Benjamin "R.B." Pitmon of Heath Springs, Ernest Marion Pitmon of Lancaster and Leslie Michael Pitmon of Easley; his daughter, Linda Granata of Heath Springs; his sister, Connie Garris of Great Falls; 12 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church building fund, 2540 New Hope Road, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to the Salem Cemetery Fund, c/o the Bank of Heath Springs, Heath Springs, SC 29058.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Michael Swart

CATAWBA - Specialist 4 Michael Craig Swart of 315 Rowells Road died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Survivors are his mother, Shirley Swart of Catawba.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Thelda Reynolds

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Thelda Estes Reynolds, 74, of 1043 Hearn St. died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bruce Wyatt officiating and the Rev. Calvin Morrow and Ronald Timmons assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Reynolds worked at Aaragon Plant for 35 years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Dennis Ray Estes of York and Jimmy Dean Estes of Rock Hill; her daughter, Peggy Estes of Rock Hill; three brothers, Jack McCoy of Santee, Calif., and Frank McCoy and Wayne McCoy, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Peggy Robbins of Cowpens; two grandchildren; and her companion, J.P. Timmons.

The family will receive friends at the home of Wayne McCoy, 3333 Lesslie Woods Court.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Jones St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Robert McClure

CLOVER - Mr. Robert McClure, 62, of 727 Sumter St. Extension died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Gold Hill Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. George McCoy officiating and Rev. Allison assisting. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. McClure was a member of Gold Hill Baptist Church in York where he was choir marshal for the hymn choir.

Surviving are his wife, Blarinell Crosby McClure; six sons, John Lewis McClure of Gastonia, N.C., Freddie Matthews and Robert Keith McClure, both of Clover, Michael Steven McClure of Columbia, James Deron McClure of Fort Campbell, Ky., and Dwayne McClure of Rock Hill; three sisters, Annie Bell Jamison and Beatrice Stewart, both of York, and Margaret Allison of Clover; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. today at the church.

Wright Funeral Home is in charge.


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