Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Alethea Adams

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Alethea Inman Adams, 85, of 1000 Beverly Drive died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Steve. Hogg officiating.

Mrs. Adams was a member of First Baptist Church in Rock Hill. She was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co., where she worked in the billing department for more than 27 years. She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross.

Surviving are her husband, Leamon G. Adams; two sons, Robert L. "Whitey" Adams and Brent E. Adams, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Helen Inman Mills of Gastonia, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hope Inc., P.O. Box 774, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Effie Burns

YORK - Mrs. Effie Childers Burns, 96, formerly of Hickory Grove, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Unity Baptist Church in Hickory Grove, with the Rev. Jimmy McCraw officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burns was a homemaker. She was the widow of J.R. "Jim" Burns, and was a member of Unity Baptist Church.

Surviving are her brother, Carl Childers of Kings Mountain, N.C.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Life Saving Squad, P.O. Box 224, Hickory Grove, SC 29717.

Mary Burns

CLOVER - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Clinton Burns, 89, of 117 Marion St. died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Belaire Healthcare in Gastonia, N.C.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Clover Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. William K. Neely officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mrs. Burns was a graduate of City Hospital School of Nursing. She was the widow of Leland Smith Burns.

Surviving are three daughters, Beth Ruppe and Frances Bowman, both of Clover, and Sarah Jackson of Bowling Green; her brother, Howard L. Clinton of Clover; two sisters, Grace C. Smith of High Point, N.C., and Hazel C. Sims of Clover; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Beth and Morgan Ruppe, 831 Belwood Drive, Clover.

Memorials may be made to the Clover Presbyterian Church Repair Fund, 202 Kings Mountain St., Clover, SC 29710 or the Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

Ronald Foege

LAKE WYLIE - Mr. Ronald Ernst Foege, 66, of 5909 Lake Valley Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly, with the Rev. Lewis Gunn officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Foege was an engineer with John Deere Consumer Products. He was a member of Lake Wylie Christian Assembly, where he participated in the men's choir.

Surviving are his wife, Wilmetta Lucas Foege; two sons, H.E. Dinny Dunsmore of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Ricky Allen Dunsmore of Santa Ana, Calif.; two daughters, Rebekah F. Eggen of Des Moines, Iowa, and Marcia F. Klingson of Fort Dodge, Iowa; his mother, Frieda K. Foege of Michigan City, Ind.; two brothers, Romaine Foege of Mount Vernon, Iowa, and David Foege of Naples, Fla.; four sisters, Miriam Reitz of Louisville, Ky., Malinda Meyer of Michigan City, Eunice Hofmeyer of Des Moines and Ruth Hofbauer of Donnellson, Iowa; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to to the Ronald Foege Memorial Fund for Cancer Research c/o Lake Wylie Christian Assembly, 5766 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.

Samuel Fulwiley

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Samuel Fulwiley, 75, of 9606 Loblolly Lane, formerly of Fort Mill, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion AME Zion Church in Fort Mill, with the Rev. Victory Wilson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Beasley's Funeral Home.

Jack Hilton

KERSHAW - Mr. Jack W. Hilton, 84, of 307 S. Matson St. died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Entombment will be at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Mr. Hilton was a retired barber. He attended Jefferson Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Cleo Griffin Hilton; his son, Toby Hilton of Greensboro, N.C.; his daughter, Rita Forrest of Columbia; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1142, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Sean Miller

CLOVER - Mr. Sean Lee Miller, 30, of 2459 Bonnie Glenn died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be 6:30 tonight at Clover ARP Church, with Dick Burrell officiating.

Mr. Miller was a self-employed concrete finisher.

Surviving are two daughters, Ashley Miller of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Seanna Miller of Clover; his father, Bill Miller of Statesville; his mother, Trudy Miller of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; and his brother, Mike Miller of Florida.

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

Channie Mae Mitchell

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Channie Mae Ellis Mitchell, 54, of 1445 Crawford Road died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.E. Boulware officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Mitchell was formerly employed with Springs Industries in Fort Mill and Pharr Yarns of Clover. She attended Emmett Scott High School. She was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church, where she was on the Usher Board.

Surviving are her husband, Hoppe Mitchell; two sons, Hope Anjola Mitchell and George L. Mitchell, both of Rock Hill; her daughter, Selena A. Mitchell of Rock Hill; four brothers, John Ellis and George R. Ellis, both of Rock Hill, Charles R. Ellis of Charlotte, and James Ellis Jr. of New Jersey; her sister, Alice Perry of Rock Hill; 13 grandchildren, two of whom she reared, Shamekia C. Mitchell and Victoria E. Mitchell, both of Rock Hill; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Walter Moore

COLUMBIA - Mr. Walter Blair "Jigger" Moore, 91, of Columbia, formerly of Clover, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Lexington Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Clover Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery in Clover.

A native of Clover, Mr. Moore retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1970 after 47 years. He served in the Air Force in World War II and in the National Guard during the Korean War. He was a former commander of the American Legion Post 38 in Clover.

Mr. Moore was a member of Clover Presbyterian Church since 1915, where he was a Sunday school superintendent, deacon, elder and a choir member.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Sloan Moore; his daughter, Carol Sloan Moore Smith of Columbia; two brothers, Robert D. Moore of Gastonia, N.C., and Hugh Edward Moore of Charlotte; two sisters, Minnabel Moore and Elizabeth Williams, both of Clover; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to the renovation fund of Clover Presbyterian Church, Clover, SC 29710 or to the Third Century Fund of First Presbyterian Church, 1324 Marion St., Columbia, SC 29201.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is in charge.

Lena Morrow

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Mrs. Lena Ruth Morrow, 82, of Hiawassee Avenue died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Life Care of Hendersonville, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Duyck officiating. Burial will be at Mountain View Memorial Park.

Mrs. Morrow was retired from Black Mountain Center where she was employed as a nurse. She was a member of Kerlee Heights Baptist Church. She was the widow of Sidney Morrow.

Surviving are five sons, Charles Sidney Morrow of Rock Hill, James Morrow of Townsville, Sam Morrow of Casey, Ill. Ronald Morrow of Boston and Terry Morrow of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Pauline Dillard of Spartanburg and Mary Lou Brown of Rosman, N.C.; her brother, Charles Lee Moore of Huntsville, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home.

James Pittman Sr.

STERLING, Va. - Mr. James Gerald Pittman Sr. of Sterling died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Fair Oaks Hospital.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. today at Green Funeral Home in Sterling. Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Mr. Pittman served in the Air Force for 30 years as a chief master sergeant. He worked for AT&T for 14 years as a communications technician.

Surviving are his wife, June M. Pittman; two sons, James G. Pittman Jr. of Concord, N.C., and John Richard Pittman of Charlotte; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 699, Vienna, VA 20182.

Louise Moore

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Louise Belue Moore, 87, of Westminster Towers died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Blacksburg ARP Church, with the Rev. David Rowe officiating. A private burial will be held at Frederick Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Moore was a native of Cherokee County. She was the widow of Arthur Elmore Moore. She was a teacher at Blacksburg Elementary School and was retired from the Cherokee County school system after 23 years of service. She was a graduate of Limestone College and Appalachian State University. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and was a member of Blacksburg ARP Church.

Surviving are two daughters, James Moore Smink of Siler City, N.C., and Augusta Moore Block of Pipe Creek, Texas; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at White Columns Funeral Home in Blacksburg.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Blacksburg ARP Church, 302 W. Lime St., Blacksburg, SC 29702.

Berrel Riley

FORT MILL - Mrs. Berrel Mildredge Elizabeth Riley, 80, of 205 Allison St. died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Magnolia Manor in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Unity Cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Tysinger officiating.

A native of Columbia, Mrs. Riley retired from Springs Industries after 40 years of service. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Walter Raymond Riley.

Surviving are her sister, Inez Miller of Fort Mill; and three brothers, Alvin Riley of Gastonia, N.C., Lloyd Riley of Fort Mill, and Louis Riley of Bonita Springs, Fla.

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

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

Isla Sawyer

LANCASTER - Mrs. Isla Casselman Sawyer, 91, of Helms Gordon Residential Care Center died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Harold Owens officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Sawyer was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving is her son, Delma Sawyer of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

The family is at the home of her son, 522 Plantation Road.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, property improvement fund, 100 Barron Blvd., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Phillip Williams

YORK - Mr. Phillip Gilmore Williams, 50, of 305 W. California St., formerly of Washington, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Franklin Russell officiating. Burial will be at Uniondale Cemetery.

A native of York, he was a graduate of Jefferson High School in York and attended the University of the District of Columbia. He joined Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church at an early age.

Surviving are two sons, Ramar Williams and Brandon Phillips Williams, both of Charlotte; and his sister, Mary Hester Williams of the home.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 8 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

Perry Ammons Sr.

YORK - Mr. Perry Olin Ammons Sr., 34, of 455 E. Old Limestone Road died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Revs. Joe Edwards and Scott Whitley officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Surviving are his son, Perry Olin Ammons Jr. of Clover; his mother, Sue D. Pippin of Concord, N.C.; his father and stepmother, Bobby and Judy Ammons of York; three brothers, Lamar Ammons of Florida, Ricky Ammons of Concord, N.C., and Bobby Ammons Jr. of York; and his sister, "Sissy" Crystal Moore of Stoneypointe, N.C.

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

Jack Baker

ROCK HILL - Mr. Jack Eugene Baker, 74, of 2134 Marett Blvd. died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lewis Bozard officiating and the Rev. Randal Baker assisting. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mr. Baker was a native of Rock Hill. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and was retired from Hoescht Celanese Corp., where he worked in the Bobbins store for more than 22 years. He was a square dance round caller.

Surviving are his wife, Betty S. Baker; his daughter, Terri B. Alford of York; two brothers, the Rev. Randal Baker of Lewisville and Thomas L. Baker of Rock Hill; his sister, Audrey B. Adkins of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery after the service.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church building fund, 1232 Curtis St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Martha Burwell

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Martha Anita Stone Burwell of 1291 Falls Road died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. William C. Pender officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Burwell was the owner and operator of Country Pines Florist and Greenhouses. She was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She served on the Rock Hill School Board for more than 10 years.

Surviving are two sons, Edward L. Burwell IV of Rock Hill and the Rev. John B. Burwell of Sullivan's Island; two brothers, John Stone and Mark Stone of Virginia Beach, Va.; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Perry Holsclaw

YORK - Mr. Perry Richard Holsclaw, 61, of Cedar Acres Road died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 5 p.m. today at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. Todd Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Holsclaw was a self-employed plumber. He was a member of the South Carolina National Guard. He was a member of Glory Land Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Harper Holsclaw; and three sisters, Ada H. Snipes of Rock Hill, Sue H. Moose and Cora Mae Hoslclaw, both of York.

The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at York Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his sister, Sue H. Moose, 10 Private St., York.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

Ida Johnson

FORT MILL - Mrs. Ida Monteith Johnson, 94, of 114 Forrest St. died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Fort Mill Church of God, with the Revs. Greg Thompson and Edgar McCall officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn West in Charlotte.

Mrs. Johnson was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Fort Mill Church of God.

Surviving are three sons, John Monteith of Charlotte, Max Monteith and Perry Monteith, both of Bryson City, N.C.; her daughter, Patricia Whitley of Fort Mill; two stepsons, William Spurlin of Charlotte and Ted Spurlin of New York; her brother, Wayne Walker of Bryson City, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

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

Carolyn McManus

LANCASTER - Mrs. Carolyn Catoe McManus, 70, of Pageland Highway died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The memorial service will be 3 p.m. Monday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Revs. Thurman Johnson and Bob Catoe officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. McManus was a homemaker and a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Joyce McManus of Lancaster; two sisters, Catherine Inman of Martinsville, Va., and Lillian Deese of Lancaster; two half sisters, Faye Lucas and Eva Adams, both of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 64, Fort Lawn or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1142, Lancaster, SC 29730.

Howard Onley

ROCK HILL - Mr. Howard Onley of 1511 Penny Lane died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Luther Roach

LANCASTER - Mr. Luther Reed Roach, 59, of 3266 Taxahaw Road died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Camp Creek Baptist Church, with the Revs. Cecil Johnson and Steve Anglin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Roach was a retired supervisor for Springs Industries Engineering Department. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of Camp Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Chyrel Ann Moseley Roach; his son, Mark Roach of Lancaster; his daughter, Sandy Geiger of Lancaster; his stepson, Terry Moseley of Lancaster, two stepdaughters, Tonya Moseley and Donna Shirley, both of Lancaster; his mother, Louella Taylor Roach Hill of Lancaster; four brothers, Johnny T. Roach, Frank Roach, Gene Roach and Mertic Roach, all of Lancaster; three sisters, Mildred Grant of Stockton, Calif., Edna Campbell and Dorothy Anderson, both of Lancaster; three grandchildren and five step grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1142, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Raymond Williams

LANCASTER - Mr. Raymond James Williams, 65, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sam Watts officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Williams was retired from Kanawha Insurance Co. with 30 years of service. He was a member of the American Radio Relay League, the State of South Carolina Disaster Preparedness Agency, the Lancaster Amateur Radio Club and the USAF Official Military Affiliate Radio System. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a charter member of Taylors Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Fraser Williams; two sons, Steve Williams and Michael Williams, both of Lancaster; three brothers, David Williams of Baltimore, Md., Woodrow Williams of Lugoff and Billy Williams of Lancaster; his sister, Alma Carnes of Cramerton, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Grace Presbyterian Church, 1026 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720 or Taylors Grove Baptist Church, 2382 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720. 
 

Howard Onley

ROCK HILL"-"Mr. Howard Onley, 75, of 1511 Penny Lane died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. David Inman officiating.

Mr. Onley was a native of Rock Hill. He was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He owned Howard Onley Septic Tank Service and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Brakefield Onley; his son, Howard L. "Sonny" Onley of Rock Hill; his daughter, Sherrell O. Carter of York; his step-daughter, Pamela L. Honeycutt of Fort Mill; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends this afternoon from 4 to 6 at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his son at 1518 Spring Point Road.

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

Dennis Rogers Sr.

SPARTANBURG -"Mr. Dennis Gene "Dood" Rogers Sr., 67, of 142 Carlisle Bennett Road died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. today in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Robert C. Morgan officiating.

A native of Spartanburg County, Mr. Rogers was a retired school teacher and textile worker. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, Cannon's Ruritan Club and the Spartanburg Gamecock Club.

A U.S. Navy veteran from the Korean Conflict, Mr. Rogers was a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in business.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Dickson Rogers; his son, Gene Rogers of Rock Hill; his daughter, Julie Rogers of Boiling Springs; two brothers, Carl Rogers of Spartanburg and Edward Rogers of Martinsburg, W.Va.; and two granddaughters.

The family will receive friends after the service at the home.

Memorials may be made to Mobile Meals, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304. 


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