Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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George Barber

ROCK HILL - Mr. George Christopher Beckham Barber died Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Clemons Funeral Home, with the Revs. T.R. Jones and Mary Barber officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Barber attended its public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Ora Lee Barber; his son, Tommy Lee Brown; his stepmother, Rosie Clifton Beckham; three brothers, David Barber of Baltimore, William Henry Barber of Rock Hill and Jackie Beckham of Charlotte; five sisters, Lucille Barber of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Mattie Cherry, Maggie Harris, Francis June and Rosa Mae Beckham, all of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Clemons Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Mary C. Barber, 845 Green St.

Charlene Brown

CHESTER - Miss Sharlene Dominique Brown, 20, of 2635 Clara's Court died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Old Wilson Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Robinson officating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Miss Brown was a Chester County native. She graduated from Chester High School in 1995. She was a member of the Old Wilson Baptist Church and she worked at Springs Industries.

Surviving are one son, Stephon L. Hill Jr. of Chester; her parents, A.C. Brown and Patricia C. Brown of Chester; one brother, Carl Brown of Chester; two sisters Karen Price of Temple Hill, MD and Shawna Dye of Chester; paternal grandmother, Clara Brown of Chester. Maternal grandfather, Boyse Coleman of Maryland. The family will receive friends at the home on Clara's Court. There will be a viewing from 1 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Michael Camp

ROCK HILL - Judge Samuel Michael "Mickey'' Camp, 56, of 2021 Regency Court died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. William Pender officiating. Burial will be private.

Born in Rock Hill, Judge Camp was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, the Elks Club, the S.C. Bar Association and several of its committees, and was a former member of the Moose Lodge.

He was sworn in to practice law in federal court, was a juvenile public defender and interim public defender in Rock Hill, and was the legal counsel for the Rock Hill and South Carolina Jaycees. A graduate of the University of South Carolina and the USC School of Law, he was the first full-time municipal judge for Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Jan B. Camp; three sons, S. Michael Camp Jr. of Columbia, Bill Landers Jr. of Rock Hill and Bobby Landers of Fort Mill; two daughters, Nancy C. Johnson of Fort Mill and Mary Lawrence Prince of Rock Hill; his father, Samuel M. Camp of Atlanta; his stepmother, Christine G. Camp of Atlanta; his brother, John Camp of Atlanta; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Salvation Army building fund, 119 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Wilfredo Cosme

ROCK HILL - Mr. Wilfredo Cosme of 1681 Hunters Trail died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Carl Glass

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mr. Carl Glass, 81, of 1850 Lower Bethesda Road, formerly of Charlotte, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

A native of Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Glass worked at Ladies Apparel and was a member of the Springlake Golf Club in York. An avid golfer, he was also a former member of Temple Emanuel.

He was the widower of Lilian Margaret Schwartz Glass.

Surviving are his son, Steven Glass of Charlotte; his daughter, Suzanne Randolph of Fort Mill; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

McLean & Son Funeral Home in Gastonia is in charge.

Harriett Imke

FORT MILL - Mrs. Harriett Galbraith Imke, 97, formerly of New York, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lutheran All Faith Cemetery in Middle Village, N.Y., with Father Overton W. Gilkes officiating.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Imke worked as a secretary in the publishing industry and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Kew Gardens, N.Y.

She was the widow of Charles Imke.

Surviving are her niece and nephew, Barbara and Bob Bergvist of Tega Cay.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Lula Meeks

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Lula Smith Meeks, 91, of Washington died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Washington Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at United AME Zion Church in Fort Mill, with the Rev. T.R. McBeth officiating and Dr. C.J. Jenkins giving the eulogy. Burial will be at the Mount Zion AME Zion Church cemetery in Hickory Grove.

A native of Hickory Grove, Mrs. Meeks lived for a while in Fort Mill and was a member of the United AME Zion Church.

Surviving are her daughter with whom she lived, Jessie M. Hall; her sister, Leila Mayo of Washington; 13 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 42 great-great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home in York.

The body will be placed in the church at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

The family will receive friends at the homes of her granddaughters, Barbara Benjamin, of 120 Boseman Drive in Fort Mill and Ernestine McGee, of 203 Juniper St. in Fort Mill.

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.

George Sanders

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

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating. Pastor Bernard Morris will deliver the euolgy and will be assisted by the Revs. Sandra Sistare and Douglas Morris.

Burial will be at the church cemetary.

Mr. Sanders was a Chester native and attended the public schools of Chester County. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Earlene W. Sanders; three sons, King Sanders and the Rev. Frank Sanders, both of Chester, and Douglas Sanders of New York; four daughters, Marie Chisholm, Hazel Fulton, Lillie Price and Felicia Cloud, all of Chester; his brother, Hood Sanders of Chester; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at King's Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the church at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
 

Regina Abney

CAYUGA, Ind. - Mrs. Regina M. Abney, 73, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Provena USMC Sager Campus in Danville, Ill.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at DeVerter Brothers Funeral Home, with the Rev. Grover Williams officiating. Burial will be at Danville National Cemetery.

Mrs. Abney was retired from the housekeeping department at USMC Sager Campus, attended the Cayuga Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Cayuga American Legion Auxiliary, Rainbow Post No. 263. She enjoyed bingo and crocheting. She was the widow of Gerald E. Abney.

Surviving are two sons, William H. Hancock of Lafayette, Ind., and Ronald R. Hancock of South Carolina; three daughters, Elsie Abney of Frankton, Ind., Michelle McCoy of Cayuga, and Tammy Morrison of North Carolina; her sister, Barbara Wright of Myrtle Beach; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 tonight at DeVerter Brothers Funeral Home, with Legion Auxiliary services at 7 p.m.

Viola Brooks

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Viola Langley Brooks, 89, of 555 Annafrel St. died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Jerry Allen officiating.

A native of Kershaw County, Mrs. Brooks worked at the Argon Mill's twisting department for more than 30 years. She was of the Baptist faith and was the widow of Alfred Leroy Brooks.

Surviving are her son, Donnie Brooks of Rock Hill; her daughter, Kay Melton of Rock Hill; her sister, Fannie Rush of Spartanburg; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

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

Eleanor Burts

DURHAM, N.C. - Miss Eleanor N. Burts, 82, of the Forest at Duke, formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.

A graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill, with Dr. Charles Foss of the Episcopal Church of our Savior officiating.

Miss Burts was a Rock Hill native. She was a former resident of Bronxville, N.Y., Honolulu, Hawaii, and Greenville. She graduated from Rock Hill High School, Winthrop University and Teachers College of Columbia University. She was a kindergarten teacher. She taught in Greenville, Honolulu, Pittsburgh and New York.

She was a communicant at Christ Church Episcopal in New York. She was a member of DAR, Colonial Dames of America, First Families of South Carolina, Society of Early American Decoration, the Nondescript Club, International Christian University advisory board, and the Town and Campus Club of Durham.

Survivors include her brother, Richard C. Burts.

Memorials may be made to Winthrop University or to the Forest at Duke Benevolence Fund.

Bass Funeral home is in charge.

Michael Camp

ROCK HILL - Judge Samuel Michael "Mickey'' Camp, 56, of 2021 Regency Court died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. William Pender officiating. Burial will be private.

Born in Rock Hill, Judge Camp was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, the Elks Club, the S.C. Bar Association and several of its committees, and was a former member of the Moose Lodge.

He was sworn in to practice law in federal court, was a juvenile public defender and interim public defender in Rock Hill, and was the legal counsel for the Rock Hill and South Carolina Jaycees. A graduate of the University of South Carolina and the USC School of Law, he was the first full-time municipal judge for Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Jan B. Camp; three sons, S. Michael Camp Jr. of Columbia, Bill Landers Jr. of Rock Hill and Bobby Landers of Fort Mill; two daughters, Nancy C. Johnson of Fort Mill and Mary Lawrence Prince of Rock Hill; his father, Samuel M. Camp of Atlanta; his stepmother, Christine G. Camp of Atlanta; his brother, John Camp of Atlanta; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Salvation Army building fund, 119 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Wilfredo Cosme

ROCK HILL - Mr. Wilfredo "Freddie'' Cosme, 42, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A funeral service outside of Mass will be 7 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be private.

A native of Bridgeport, Conn., Mr. Cosme was employed as a machine operator with Conco Medical Co. in Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Riccio Cosme; his daughter, Nina Cosme of the home; his mother, Ramona Belpre Cosme of Bridgeport; three brothers, Pedro Cosme Jr. of New York, and Raymond Cosme and Bernardo Madina, both of Bridgeport; and three sisters, Lydia Berrios of Waterbury, Conn., and Olga Alcover and Margie Medina, both of Bridgeport.

The family will receive friends at Greene Funeral Home after the service and at other times at the home.

Nettie Jones

FORT MILL - Mrs. Nettie Mae West Jones, 79, of 1022 Cecil Jones Road died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker. She was a member of Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene and was the widow of Cecil B. Jones.

Surviving are her son, Henry B. Jones of Fort Mill; her brother, John West of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

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

Charles McCrorey

GREAT FALLS - Mr. Charles H. McCrorey of 3559 Mountain Gap Road died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home.

Martha Payne

UNION - Mrs. Martha Susan Beasley Payne, 84, of Oakmont Retirement Center died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace United Methodist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Gary Byrd officiating.

Mrs. Payne was a native of Clayton, Ala. She was the widow of Harry Cleveland Payne Jr. She graduated from Clayton High School and Saltor Hospital School of Nursing in Eufaula, Ala., an affiliate of Grady Hospital in Atlanta.

After graduation, she worked as a registered nurse in Brevard, N.C. She moved to Union in 1940 and retired as a manager of Tinsley's Jewelry Store in Union. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a past member of a number of church and civic clubs and organizations.

Surviving are her son, Harry C. Payne III of Rock Hill; her daughter, Carolyn Baker Payne of Columbia; her brother, Walter Vernon Beasley of Clayton, Ala.; two sisters, Dorothy B. Lynch of Foley, Ala., and Mary Alice B. Mahon of Richmond, Va.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The body will remain at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight.

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

Frances Rogers

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. - Mrs. Frances M. Rogers, 85, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Smith's Chapel Cemetery, with Thomas Parks officiating.

A homemaker, Mrs. Rogers was a former member of Grace United Methodist Church in Aberdeen, Md., and the Eastern Star in Aberdeen.

Surviving are her son, Charles W. Rogers of Havre de Grace; her daughter, Barbara L. Davis of Rock Hill; her brother, Robert W. Mitchell of Churchville, Md.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mitchell-Smith Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Wine Sr.

YORK - Mr. Robert Wilson Wine Sr., 80, of 17 Wright Ave. died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Tanglewood Nursing Home in Ridgeway.

Arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.
 

Sharlene Brown

CHESTER - Miss Sharlene Dominique Brown, 20, of 2635 Clara's Court died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Old Wilson Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Robinson officating. Burial will be at the Church Cemetery.

Miss Brown was a Chester County native. She graduated from Chester High School in 1995, was a member of the Old Wilson Baptist Church and worked for Springs Industries.

Surviving are her son, Stephon L. Hill Jr. of Chester; her parents, A.C. Brown and Patricia C. Brown of Chester; her brother, Carl Brown of Chester; two sisters Karen Price of Temple Hill, Md., and Shawna Dye of Chester; her paternal grandmother, Clara Brown of Chester; and her maternal grandfather, Boyse Coleman of Maryland.

The family will receive friends at the home on Clara's Court. The body may be viewed from from 9 to 11 a.m. today at King's Funeral Home.

Gladys Horton

KERSHAW - Mrs. Gladys Alice Truesdale Horton, 91, of 3758 Tom Horton Road died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Kershaw County Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kershaw City Cemetery. A memorial service will be 7 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Mrs. Horton was the retired co-owner and operator of Horton Grocery. She was a member of Sand Hill Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Women's Missionary Union.

Surviving are two sons, Bruce T. Horton and Welch Horton, both of Kershaw; two daughters, Margaret H. Outen of Kershaw and Frances H. Holley of Camden; her sister, Melba Karesh of Camden; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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

Charles McCrorey Sr.

RICHBURG - Mr. Charles H. "Heck" McCrorey Sr., 55, of 3559 Mountain Gap Road died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Rossville AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Anthony Commodore officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. McCrorey was a member of Rossville AME Zion Church. He was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. and attended the public schools of Chester County.

Surviving are his wife, Pauline Dye McCrorey; five sons, John Rodger Barber of Blackstock, Henry Lee Dye of Greensboro, N.C., Charles McCrorey Jr. of Richburg, Arthur Lee McCrorey of Great Falls, and Donald McCrorey of Rock Hill; three daughters, Doris Champion of Lancaster, Arlene Hinton of Richburg, and Jackie McCrorey of the home; his brother, Johnny A. McCrorey of Chester; two sisters, Isabelle Sharp of Greensboro, and Florie Dye of Richburg; 16 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body will may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today at King's Funeral Home in Great Falls.

The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Katie McSwain

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Katie Lou Guffey McSwain, 77, of 2237 Celanese Road died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at West End Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Lowery officiating and the Revs. Rick Sturgis and Ned Duncan assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Blacksburg, Mrs. McSwain was a homemaker. She was retired from Chambers Inc. of Charlotte, where she was an inspector. She was a member of West End Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph N. McSwain; her son, Danny J. McSwain of Columbia; her daughter, Hilda S. Jackson of Louisville, Ga.; her brother, N.P. Guffey of Boiling Springs, N.C.; two sisters, Betty Jolley of Cliffside, N.C., and Molly Anthony of Shelby, N.C.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church building fund, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 28732.

Georgia Moore

YORK - Mrs. Georgia Bell Moore of 119 Hickory Lane died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Sidney Parrish

ROCK HILL - Mr. Sidney William "Sid" Parrish, 79, of 239 Pointe Circle died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Revs. Dr. Boyce Wilson, Dr. Jack Basie and Charles Mitchell officiating.

Mr. Parrish was the former owner/operator of Parrish's Greenhouses on Camden Avenue. He was a member of Ebenezer ARP Church and a graduate of Winthrop Training School. An Army veteran of World War II, he served in the North Atlantic-European Theater, the Normandy Invasion and the Rhineland Invasion, where he earned two bronze stars. He was a member of the American Legion Frank Roach Post 34 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2889.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Snipes Parrish; his stepson, Richard M. Shaw of Savannah, Ga.; his brother, James H. Parrish of Rock Hill; his sister, Betty P. Hudson of Charlotte; and his grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation Carolina Chapter, 506 East Forest Hills Blvd., Durham, NC 27707 or Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Third Century Fund, 132 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Ralph Player Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Ralph David Player Sr., 70, of 2072 Old Evans Circle died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Dr. Roy Bekham officiating.

Mr. Player was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Lynnwood United Methodist Church, a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Stafford Graham American Legion Post 31 and the Disabled American Veterans.

Surviving are his son, David Player of Lancaster; two daughters, Julia Williams of Catawba and Patsy Meeks of Boiling Springs; his brother, Harold Player of Lancaster; two sisters, Mildred Hedrick of Lexington and Corine Sanders of Mount Olive, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Player, 857 Providence Road, Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Lynnwood United Methodist Church, 1753 Lynnwood Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to the DAV, c/o Gary Weathersbee, 2261 Douglas Road, Lancaster, SC 28710.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

George Sanders

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

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating. Pastor Doug Morris will deliver the eulogy and will be assisted by the Revs. Sandra Sistare and Douglas Morris.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Sanders was a Chester native and attended the public schools of Chester County. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Earlene W. Sanders; three sons, King Sanders and the Rev. Frank Sanders, both of Chester, and Douglas Sanders of New York; four daughters, Marie Chisholm, Hazel Fulton, Lillie Price and Felicia Cloud, all of Chester; his brother, Hood Sanders of Chester; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The body will be taken to the church at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Boyce Steed

CHESTER - Mr. Boyce William Steed Jr., 35, of 225 Pickney St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home.

Michael Swart

CATAWBA - Mr. Michael Craig Swart, 24, of 315 Rowells Road died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. William Foxx Jr. officiating. A memorial service was Sept. 18 at Helemano Comunity Chapel in Honolulu.

Mr. Swart was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was a student at Winthrop University and was in the Special Forces Division of the Army's125th Signal Battallion.

Surviving are his mother, Shirley Swart of Catawba; and two brothers, Mark Isaacs of Petal, Miss., and Justin Isaacs of Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 339 East Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Wine Sr.

YORK - Mr. Robert Wilson Wine Sr., 80, of 17 Wright Ave. died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Tanglewood Nursing Home in Ridgeway.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Correll officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Wine was a retired auto body repairman. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Avis Lena Saine Wine.

Surviving are two sons, Robert W. Wine Jr. of Shelby, N.C., and John Wine of York; his daughter, Julia Ann W. Jensen of Yorktown, Va.; his sister, Bessie W. Sutton of Berkley Spring, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 376, York, SC 29745.

Meredith Camann

FORT MILL - Artist and former shopkeeper Meredith Camann lost a three-year battle against breast cancer Saturday. She was 55.

"The thing that sticks most with me is the way she fought this to the end," family friend Ken Beam said.

Camann attended morning prayer at St. Paul's Episcopal Church even as she was fighting nausea. "She never gave up," Beam said.

Beam and his wife, Bobbie, met Meredith Camann and her husband, Jim, when the Camanns opened Hull House Gifts, Galleries and Antiques.

The Camanns had moved to Tega Cay in the early 1980s and Meredith Camann started a local catering business, F. Fantastic Foods. The couple bought Hull House in 1985.

The Camanns closed Hull House Gifts several years ago and began renovating the house, which dates back to 1869, for their residence.

Meredith Camann was a native of Utica, N.Y. The Camanns vacationed yearly at their Adirondack camp in upstate New York, where she was active in the Old Forge Arts Center.

The vacations would usually last from May to September, Beam said. This year's trip was cut short, but "she wanted to go badly," Beam said.

In the early 1990s, "Meredith worked on a very successful bond referendum campaign for the school district. I worked with her closely on that," said Beam, who is a former superintendent and business manager for the Fort Mill school district.

She once painted a cover for the Fort Mill Telephone book. A copy of it hangs in the Beam's mountain home, he said.

"We will think of her fondly when we see it," Beam said.

Camann enjoyed painting and sketching the Adirondack mountains. She helped form the Fort Mill/Tega Cay Arts Association and was past president of the Fort Mill Community Playhouse.

She was a graduate of Harwick College in Oneonta, N.Y., with a degree in music education, and she taught junior and senior high school for 17 years in Vestal, N.Y. She was active with the B.C. Pops and with the symphony in Binghamton, N.Y.

She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church and its choir. Even after she got sick, she wanted to continue to sing in the choir and do solos, said the Rev. Dan Holloway, pastor of Unity Presbyterian Church.

Surviving Camann are her husband, Jim Camann; three daughters, Lisa Camann and Cathleen Davis, both of Fort Mill, Carolyn Camann of Charlotte; two brothers, Stewart Lochner of Dallas and Dr. Jon Lochner of Syracuse, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.

"She had a strong faith and used her gifts well," Holloway said.

Her delightful sense of humor made you glad to be around her, he said.

A memorial service for Camann will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Unity Presbyterian Church with Holloway and the Rev. Jeannie Bickett officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Unity Presbyterian Church.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge.
 

William Brandon

ROCK HILL - Mr. William Brandon, 68, of 205 Green Bay Drive died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Katie McSwain

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Katie Lou Guffey McSwain, 77, of 2237 Celanese Road died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at West End Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Lowery officiating and the Revs. Rick Sturgis and Ned Duncan assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Boiling Springs, N.C., Mrs. McSwain was a homemaker. She was retired from Chambers Inc. of Charlotte, where she was an inspector. She was a member of West End Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph N. McSwain; her son, Danny J. McSwain of Columbia; her daughter, Hilda S. Jackson of Louisville, Ga.; her brother, N.P. Guffey of Boiling Springs, N.C.; two sisters, Betty Jolley of Cliffside, N.C., and Molly Anthony of Shelby, N.C.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church building fund, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 28732.

Samuel Starnes Jr.

YORK - Mr. Samuel Starnes Jr., 64, of 521 California Circle died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Boyce Steed

CHESTER - Mr. Boyce William Steed Jr., 35, of 225 Pickney St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Red Hill Baptist Church cemetery in Leeds, with the Rev. Roosevelt Adams officiating.

Mr. Steed was a truck driver in Paterson, N.J.

Surviving are his wife, Delia Steed of Newark, N.J.; three sons, Jon Steed, Brian Steed and Ray Steed, all of Chester; three daughters, Marlene Steed, Anngelice Steed and Joselyn Steed, all of Chester; his parents, Boyce and Marion Steed of Chester; two brothers, Brian Steed of Irvington, N.J., and William Steed of Jamaica, N.Y.; and his grandfather, Grady Steed of Jamaica, N.Y.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Raymond Watson

LANCASTER - Mr. Raymond Lee Watson, 61, of 1599 Converse Ave. died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Mr. Watson was a salesman for the Life Insurance Co. of Georgia. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Clarke Watson; his daughter, Maria Draughon of Lancaster; four brothers, Hershel Watson of Choctaw, Okla., Roger Watson and Jerry Watson, both of Hannah, Okla., and Allan Watson of Glennville, Ga.; his sister, Patricia Butner of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and his grandchild.

Charles Wilson

CLOVER - Mr. Charles Wilson, 53, of 212 Winthrop St. died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, at home.

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

Surviving are his son, Robert Wilson of Clover; his mother, Velma Wilson of Clover; four brothers, Joe Wilson, Dillard Wilson and Bill Wilson, all of Clover, and Capt. John C. Wilson of Jackson; four sisters, Betty Wilson, Ruby Woods and Helen Clinton, all of Clover, and Jean Lineberger of Kings Mountain, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2535, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Barbara Wilson

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. - Mrs. Barbara Clinton Wilson of Englewood, N.J., formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Englewood Hospital.

The funeral will be Thursday in Englewood, N.J.

Mrs. Wilson was a 1960 graduate of Emmett Scott High School.

Nesbitt Funeral Home is in charge.


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