Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Rankin Arnold

McCONNELLS - Mr. Rankin Arnold of 1422 Mack Drive died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Louise Davis

CHESTER - Louise Woods Davis, 74, of 559 Thomas E. Davis Lane died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

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

The family will be at the home of Marvin and Syveria James, 552 Thomas E. Davis Lane, Chester.

John Givens Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. John Thomas "Dirt" Givens Sr., 44, of 4175 Givens Road died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Brown officiating and the Revs. E. E. Vance, M. Alexander and B.R. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Givens was a native of York County. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps. He was a former employee of the Clover Concrete Building Supply Co. He was a graduate of Northwestern High School. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church, where he sang in the Hymn Choir and was member of the AP&B Society.

Surviving are two sons, John Thomas Givens Jr. and Jonathan Maurice Givens, both of Rock Hill; two daughters, LaCarol Ann Shannon and Sylvia Elise Shannon, both of Rock Hill; his parents, Wilson and Tillie Mae Givens of Rock Hill; four brothers, Thomas J. Watson of Newark, N.J., Jesse Watson Jr. of Washington, D.C., James Robert Givens of Rock Hill, Sammie L. Givens of Kingsville, Texas; five sisters, Lucille Richardson of Forestville, Md., Katherine McCollie of Charlotte, Sarah Ann Givens, Betty Givens and Linda Boston, all of Rock Hill; four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

Gloria Hopkins

YORK - Mrs. Gloria Ernestine Hopkins, 74, of 7 South Pacific St. died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at the home of her daughter, Etta L. Hemphill, 2146 Old McKinney Road.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Floretta Watkins officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia, N.C.

Mrs. Hopkins was a member of Hermon Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Etta L. Hemphill; three brothers, Clarence Davis, Ernest Davis and Thaddeus Davis, all of Pittsburgh.; her sister, Lila Mott of Pittsburgh.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Etta L. Hemphill, 2146 Old McKinney Road, York.

Wright Funeral Home is in charge.

John Strong

BLACKSTOCK - Mr. John Guy Strong, 78, of 1348 Cornwell Road died Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, at the Chester County Nursing Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.E. Darby officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Strong was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, where he was a member of the CB&A Society No. 10. He was a retired farmer. He was the widower of Sallie Ruth Thompson Strong.

Surviving are seven sons, Jessie Robert Strong, John Henry Strong, Berry Strong, James Edward Strong, Larry Strong, all of Blackstock, and Johnny Lee Strong and Mack Arthur Strong, both of Chester; two daughters, Maggie J. Price of Charlotte and Ella Ree Strong of Blackstock; his brother, William Strong of Blackstock; 11 grandchildren, two of whom he reared, Thelma Ann Davis and Odell Strong, both of Blackstock; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

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

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Paul Wensil

CHINA GROVE, N.C. - Mr. Paul Columbus Wensil, 72, of 645 State Road died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salisbury, N.C.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Colonial chapel, Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis. Burial will be at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Wensil was a brick mason and farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Elder Wensil; three daughters, Shirley Wensil Trexler of Harrisburg, N.C., Christine Wensil Freeman of Clover, and Debra Wensil Loveless of Concord, N.C.; his brother, James Wensil of Rayford, N.C.; four half-brothers, Buddy Stirewalt of Salisbury, N.C., David Wensil and Daniel Wensil, both of Georgeville, N.C., and Carroll Wensil of Concord; his sister, Grace Story of Millingport, N.C.; five half-sisters, Gladys Wallace of Monroe, N.C., Dorothy Wensil and Iris Wensil Jordan, both of Pageland, Ruby Medlin of Albemarle, N.C., and Jeannie Wensil Cline of Concord; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Carolina Chapter, Building 7, Suite 217, Woodlawn Green Office Park, Charlotte, NC 28207.

Sarah Dingee

HOBART, Ind. - Mrs. Sarah E. Branigan Dingee, 73, of 1145 W. 10th St., formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in Hobart, Ind.

The funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. today at St. Bridget Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dominic V. Bertino officiating. A private burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Dingee was named to "Who's Who in the Midwest." She was former director of the "Answer." She was a member of Citizens Action Coalition, Kostbade Fowble Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5365, St. Bridget Catholic Church and St. Ann's Confraternity of Christian Mothers.

Surviving are her husband, William A. Dingee; two sons, William A. Dingee Jr. of Valparaiso, Ind., and Charles E. Dingee of Bellingham, Wash.; her daughter, Barbara M. Dingee of Bellingham, Wash; her brother, Daniel Branigan of Rock Hill; three sisters, Susan Davidson of Kings Mountain, N.C., and Patricia Jonas and Peggy Gibson, both of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Pilgrim's Inn, P.O. Box 11328, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Ind., is in charge.

Rankin Arnold

McCONNELLS - Mr. Rankin Arnold, 61, of 1422 Mack Drive died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roger Thomas, Jerry Devinney, Steve Oates and Bishop Davis officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Arnold was a home builder and a member of Lowrys Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Diane Arnold; two sons, Joe Arnold of London, Ky., and Keith Arnold of McConnells; his daughter, Cindy Mayers of Watson, La.; his brother, Ernest Arnold of Morgan City, La.; two sisters, DeLeon Burnham and Dovie Campbell, both of Hattiesburg, Miss; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lowrys Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 3981 Armenia Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

William Douglas

FORT MILL - Mr. William "Bill" Boyce Douglas, 73, of 10483 Barberville Road died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at Lakeview Living Center in Pineville, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mack Kinnett officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Douglas served in the Army during World War II. He was the owner of Douglas Convenience Store in the Indian Land Community. He was a member of Indian Land Masonic Lodge No. 414 and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Lowder Douglas; two daughters, Julie Douglas of Charlotte and Tricia Douglas of Fort Mill; two brothers, Arch Douglas of Pineville, N.C., and C. Brice Douglas of Fort Mill; and two sisters, Martha D. Gill of Chester and Jean Gordon of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church fellowship hall and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill, SC 29715 or the Indian Land Elementary Library Fund, 4137 Doby's Bridge Road, Fort Mill, 29715 or Alexander Children's Center, P.O. Box 220632, Charlotte, NC 28222.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Martha Gaston

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Martha "Mama Maude" Gaston of 431 Pendleton St. died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

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

Fred Hambright

WEST COLUMBIA - Mr. Fred R. Hambright, 86, formerly of Chester, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at Agape Senior Community in West Columbia.

A private graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church cemetery.

The memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Wilson Busick and Clarence Fouse officiating.

A native of Grover, N.C., Mr. Hambright was the widower of Jewell Turner Hambright. Mr. Hambright attended Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. He was a former agricultural teacher and a dairy, cattle and timber farmer. He was a member of Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder. He also attended Congaree Presbyterian Church in Cayce.

He was a former chairman of the Chester Historical Society and was instrumental in helping establish Landsford Canal in the state park system. Mr. Hambright was a former president of the Chester County Farm Bureau and member of the state historical commission.

Surviving are his wife, Rosa H. Hambright; two stepsons, Tom Burgess and Dick Shaffer, both of Lexington; two stepdaughters, Rose Burgess and Gwen Shaffer, both of Lexington; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church cemetery fund or to the church, 3087 Fishing Creek Church Road, Chester, 29706 or to Landsford Canal, PRT, 1205 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29201.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Bass Funeral Home.

Pauline Hughes

SIMPSONVILLE - Miss Pauline Hughes, 90, of Briarwood Nursing Home died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Cannon Memorial Park in Fountain Inn, with the Revs. Harley Babb and Mike Bearden officiating.

Miss Hughes was a retired Greenville County teacher. She was a member of Fountain Inn First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her brother, Dr. Douglas B. Hughes of Rock Hill; and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today at Cannon Funeral Home in Fountain Inn and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Hughes, 108 Green Ave., Fountain Inn.

Memorials may be made to Fountain Inn First Baptist Church, 206 N. Weston St., Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

Cannon Funeral Home in Fountain Inn is in charge.

Annie Robinson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Annie Raye Shedd Robinson, 71, of 435 Grace Ave. died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Shauna Kelly officiating.

Mrs. Robinson was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her husband, Samuel Morgan Robinson; her son, Wayne Robinson of Lancaster; her daughter, Brenda Raye Robinson of Heath Springs; her sister, Beulah Linkletter of Chester; two half sisters, Louise Lee of Chester and Jeanette Williams of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and her great-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 Hospice, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720 or to Grace Presbyterian Church, 1026 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Bobby Wallace Jr.

HARTSVILLE - Mr. Bobby Eugene "Dinky" Wallace Jr., 43, of 714 Lewellen Drive died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Bethel Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John A. Gess officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. Wallace lived in Clover for 20 years and spent the last 23 years at Thad E. Saleeby Developmental Center in Hartsville.

Surviving are his parents, Bobby E. and Nancy G. Wallace of Clover; and his brother, Christopher L. Wallace of Clover.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his parents, 1083 Stowe Road, Clover.

Memorials may be made to Thad E. Saleeby Developmental Center, 714 Lewellen Drive, Hartsville, SC 29550 or to Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2445 Highway 557, Clover, SC 29710.

Paul Wensil

CHINA GROVE, N.C. - Mr. Paul Columbus Wensil, 72, of 645 State Road died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salisbury, N.C.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Colonial chapel, Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis. Burial will be at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Wensil was a brick mason and farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Elder Wensil; three daughters, Shirley Wensil Trexler of Harrisburg, N.C., Christine Wensil Freeman of Clover, and Debra Wensil Loveless of Concord, N.C.; his brother, James Wensil of Rayford, N.C.; four half brothers, Buddy Stirewalt of Salisbury, N.C., David Wensil and Daniel Wensil, both of Georgeville, N.C., and Carroll Wensil of Concord; his sister, Grace Story of Millingport, N.C.; five half sisters, Gladys Wallace of Monroe, N.C., Dorothy Wensil and Iris Wensil Jordan, both of Pageland, Ruby Medlin of Albemarle, N.C., and Jeannie Wensil Cline of Concord; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Carolina Chapter, Building 7, Suite 217, Woodlawn Green Office Park, Charlotte, NC 28207. 
 

Willard Alfred

LANCASTER - Mr. Willard "Bill" Alfred, 80, of 1114 Marion St. died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartley Funeral Home with Bill Sumners officiating. Burial will be at Westside City Cemetery.

Born in Clifton Ford, Va., Mr. Alfred was retired as the former owner and operator of the Railline Restaurant. He was a disabled World War II Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Withrow Alfred; four sons, Al Warner Jr. of Carlisle, Ky.; Alvin A. Warner of Columbia, Adrian Warner of Chester and Bill Warner of Rock Hill; two daughters, Frances Atkins of Lancaster and Belle Willson of Rock Hill; two brothers, Jim Alfred of Stoney Point, N.Y., and Bob Alfred of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

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

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

Rankin Arnold

McCONNELLS - The funeral for Mr. Rankin Arnold, 61, of 1422 Mack Drive who died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, will be 4 p.m. today at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roger Thomas, Jerry Devinney, Steve Oates and Bishop Davis officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Arnold was a home builder and a member of Lowrys Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Diane Arnold; two sons, Joe Arnold of London, Ky., and Keith Arnold of McConnells; his daughter, Cindy Mayers of Watson, La.; his brother, Ernest Arnold of Morgan City, La.; two sisters, DeLeon Burnham and Dovie Campbell, both of Hattiesburg, Miss.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lowrys Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 3981 Armenia Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Catherine Braun

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Catherine Helmrich Braun, 90, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne Catholic Church with Father John Giuliani officiating.

Born in Passaic, N.J., Mrs. Braun was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and a homemaker. She was the widow of Joseph John Braun.

Surviving are three daughters, Joan Yukob of Rock Hill, Dorothy DeGhetto of Fair Lawn, N.J., and Eileen Johnson of Elmwood Park, N.J.; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church building fund, 1694 Bird St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

The family will receive friends at the home of John and Susan Cameron, 198 Pennington Road, Rock Hill.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Louise Davis

CHESTER - Mrs. Louise Woods Davis, 74, of 559 Thomas E. Davis Lane died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Purity Baptist Church in Blair with Pastor Cliff Dye officiating and the Revs. Moses Lightner and McKinley Woods assisting. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

A Chester native, Mrs. Davis was a former employee of Borden's Industry and was a floral designer. She was a member of Purity Baptist Church where she was president of the Flower Club, a member the Hymn Choir and the AP&B Society. She was the founder of the Youth Choir.

She was the widow of James Davis.

Surviving are three sons, Jimmy Davis, Donald Davis and Kenneth Davis, all of Chester; two daughters, Sevyria James and Vanessa McVay, both of Chester; four brothers, James Woods of Washington, D.C., Williams Woods of Elizabeth, N.J., Issac Woods of Chester and Edward Woods of Newark, N.J.; five sisters, Frances Feaster, Adell Thompson, Martha Craig, all of Chester, Gladys Woods of Bronx, N.Y., and Arletha Stratford of Newark, N.J.; 26 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of Marvin and Sevyria James, 552 Thomas E. Davis Lane, Chester.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

John Dawkins

ROCK HILL - Mr. John Manlin Dawkins, 62, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bass Funeral Home with Chaplain Dale R. Sessions officiating.

A native of York County, Mr. Dawkins was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey Thomas Dawkins of York and Joel Michael Dawkins of Rock Hill; his daughter, Jaye Dawkins Grayson of Sharon; four brothers, Bobby Dawkins of Rock Hill, Jack Dawkins of Nichols, Randy Dawkins of Charlotte and Mike Dawkins of Columbia; and five grandchildren.

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

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Sarah Dingee

HOBART, Ind. - Mrs. Sarah E. Branigan Dingee, 73, of 1145 W. 10th St., formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in Hobart, Ind.

The funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. today at St. Bridget Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dominic V. Bertino officiating. A private burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Dingee was named to "Who's Who in the Midwest." She was former director of the "Answer." She was a member of Citizens Action Coalition, Kostbade Fowble Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5365 Auxiliary, St. Bridget Catholic Church and St. Ann's Confraternity of Christian Mothers.

Surviving are her husband, William A. Dingee; two sons, William A. Dingee Jr. of Valparaiso, Ind., and Charles E. Dingee of Bellingham, Wash.; her daughter, Barbara M. Dingee of Bellingham, Wash; her brother, Daniel Branigan of Rock Hill; three sisters, Susan Davidson of Kings Mountain, N.C., and Patricia Jonas and Peggy Gibson, both of Rock Hill; three grandchildren and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Pilgrims' Inn, P.O. Box 11328, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Ind., is in charge.

Martha Gaston

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Martha "Mama Maude" Gaston of 431 Pendleton St. died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be noon Saturday at Red Oak AME Zion Church in Edgemoor with the Rev. Gary W. Smith officiating and the Rev. R.L. Ecford assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Gaston was a retired domestic worker. She was a member of Red Oak AME Zion Church, where she was a choir member, second choir leader, a missionary and member of the AP&B Society.

She was a former member of Big Calvary Baptist Church of Lando and St. Paul Baptist Church in Lowrys. She attended the public schools of Chester County. She was the widow of Arthur Gaston.

Surviving are her daughter, Millie Martin of Rock Hill; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Millie Martin, 922 Belinda St., Rock Hill.

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

King's Funeral Home in Chester is in charge.

John Givens Sr.

ROCK HILL - The funeral for Mr. John Thomas "Dirt" Givens Sr., 44, of 4175 Givens Road who died Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, at home, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Brown officiating and the Revs. E. E. Vance, M. Alexander and B.R. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Givens was a veteran of the Marine Corps. He was a former employee of the Clover Concrete Building Supply Co. He was a graduate of Northwestern High School and was a member of New Zion Baptist Church, where he sang in the Hymn Choir and was a member of the AP&B Society.

Surviving are two sons, John Thomas Givens Jr. and Jonathan Maurice Givens, both of Rock Hill; two daughters, LaCarol Ann Shannon and Sylvia Elise Shannon, both of Rock Hill; his parents, Wilson and Tillie Mae Givens of Rock Hill; four brothers, Thomas J. Watson of Newark, N.J., Wilson Givens Jr. of Washington, D.C., James Robert Givens of Rock Hill and Sammie L. Givens of Kingsville, Texas; five sisters, Lucille Richardson of Forestville, Md., Katherine McCollie of Charlotte, Sarah Ann Givens, Betty Givens and Linda Boston, all of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

Marvin Linn

GULFPORT, Miss. - Mr. Marvin Francis Linn, 76, of Gulfport died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998.

The memorial service is 10 a.m. today at the U.S. Naval Home Chapel in Gulfport. A local memorial service will be announced later.

Born in Blackwell, Okla., Mr. Linn was an Air Force veteran of World War II and served in the armed forces more than 20 years. He received the following awards: American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award (W/4 OLC) and the Air Force Commendation Medal.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Surviving are his son, Jeffrey L. Linn of Hollywood; three daughters, Sharon Linn Slusher of Lawrenceville, Ga.; Janette Linn Deas of York and JoAnn Linn Jenkins of Gastonia, N.C.; his brother, Wilfrid A. Linn of San Antonio, Texas; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Naval Home Chapel, 1800 Beach Drive, Gulfport, MS 39507.

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport is in charge.

Mozell Miller

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Mozell Pratt Miller of Washington, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, Md.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Rising Baptist Church in Washington with the Rev. Ernest R. Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.

Surviving is her sister, Mary Boulware of Rock Hill.

Marshall Funeral Home, 4219 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 29001, is in charge.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Lorien Minnick

LANCASTER - Mrs. Lorien Evans Minnick of Lancaster died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Shane Patrick and Roy Barnes officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Born in Lancaster County, Mrs. Minnick was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church. She was the widow of Daniel Henry Minnick.

Surviving are two grandsons.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mahaffey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 South Market St., Lancaster SC 29720.

Nolan Moore

YORK - Mr. Nolan Duane Moore, 71, of York died Thursday, Oct. 8, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John's United Methodist Church in Fort Mill.

A native of Canton, Ohio, Mr. Moore was a Navy veteran. He served as a minister in the Christian Church before changing careers and becoming an electrician. He retired from Plasti-Vac in Charlotte.

He was a Sunday school and men's Bible study teacher at St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Moore of York; his son, Ron Toole of Rock Hill; two daughters, Sherri Carnes of Rock Hill and Marie VanDiver of Carrollton, Ky.; his brother, Richard Moore of Indianapolis, Ind.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1298, Fort Mill, SC 29716-1298.

McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel, is in charge.

Louise Perry

FLORENCE - Mrs. Louise Peay Perry, 96, formerly of Lancaster, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at the Presbyterian Home of South Carolina.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Camp Creek Methodist Church cemetery in Lancaster with the Rev. Samuel N. Thomas and Mrs. Hebb Robinson officiating.

Mrs. Perry was the widow of Hal B. Perry and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster.

Surviving are her daughter, Marynell P. Eaddy of Litchfield Beach; and her sister, Jen P. Lambe of Cary, N.C.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Home of SC, 2350 Lucas St., Florence, SC 29501.

Richard Pope

ROCK HILL - Mr. Richard E. Pope, 66, of 938 Dunlap Roddey Road died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bruce Wyatt officiating and the Rev. Jerry Devinney assisting. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

A native of York County, Mr. Pope was retired from Hoechst-Celanese Corp. where he was a loom technician. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma H. Pope; three daughters, Vicky Olney and Susan Neal, both of Rock Hill, and Pam Sheheen of Lugoff; his brother, Donald Pope of Chester; his sister, Mary Fortner of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

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

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

Frances Wisher

SHELBY, N.C. - Mrs. Frances Dickson Wisher, 62, 1304-A South Post Road died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at home.

A graveside service will be noon today at Clingman Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Broadus Heatherly officiating.

A native of York County, she was a data processor with Timken for 23 years. She was a member and former pianist of Cherokee Falls Baptist Church in Blacksburg.

She was the widow of Neb Wisher.

Surviving are her son, Richard Wisher of Stonewall, La.; two daughters, Dianne Harrison of Shelby, N.C., and Celisa Short of Fallston, N.C.; three brothers, Herbert Dickson of Rock Hill and Temp Dickson and George Dickson, both of York; and five sisters, Miriam Culp and Jeanie Marett, both of Rock Hill, and Ruth Thomas, Beth Miller and Rebecca Pressley, all of York.

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

White Columns Funeral Service in Blacksburg is in charge.


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