Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Beatrice Douglas

CHESTER - Mrs. Beatrice Smith Douglas, 92, of 304 Third St. died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Bishop officiating and the Rev. Reggie Parker assisting. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Mrs. Douglas was a member of Second Baptist Church. She was the widow of Sam M. Douglas.

Surviving are her son, Bobby Douglas of Chester; her daughter, Billie Pigford of Chester; her brother, Horace Smith of Chester; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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

Llewellyln Gibson

KERSHAW - Mr. Llewellyn Ansel Gibson, 87, of 1221 Horton Rollins Road died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel in Falston, N.C. Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Mr. Gibson was a retired teacher and principal. He taught at Lakeland Senior High School in Lakeland, Fla., and was principal at Williston Elementary School and Hanahan Elementary School. He was education director at Spartanburg Technical College. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou Hoyle Gibson; his brother, Jack H. Gibson of Bluffton; and two sisters, Alice Blue Jackson of Spartanburg and Gladys Navy of Marietta, Ga.

Memorials may be made to Bible Broadcasting Network, P.O. Box 7300, Charlotte, NC 28214-7300 or the charity of one's choice.

Willie McDaniel

RICHBURG - Mr. Willie McDaniel, 57, of 4714 Lancaster Highway died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls.

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, DC 29001, is in charge.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Nancy Neely

CLOVER - Mrs. Nancy McConnell Neely, 81, of 520 Kings Mountain St. died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Flat Rock Baptist Church, with the Revs. Thomas Clifton, W.T. Massey and Lee T. Cline officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens at Filbert.

A native of Clover, Mrs. Neely was employed as a domestic worker. She was the widow of Burley Neely and a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Fred N. Campbell Sr.; her sister, Martha Patterson of Clover; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7 tonight at Generation Funeral Home and at other times at 201 Mobley St., Clover.

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. today 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 the Rock Hill Masonic Lodge No. 111 AFM and of the York County Crescent Shrine Club. He also 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 Faulkner of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

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 in Blacksburg, 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; five sisters, Miriam Culp and Jeanie Marett, both of Rock Hill, and Ruth Thomas, Beth Miller and Rebecca Pressley, all of York; and six grandchildren.

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. 
 

Lillie Aldridge

LANCASTER - Mrs. Lillie Bell Freeman Aldridge, 68, of 2533 Aldridge Lane died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998 at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Grace Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary McInvaille and the Rev. Danny Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Charlotte, Mrs. Aldridge was a retired seamstress and enjoyed sewing as well as other crafts. She attended Grace Free Will Baptist Church. She was a widow of James Paul Aldridge.

Surviving are her two sons, Jimmy Lee Aldridge of Swansea and Calvin "Buddy" Aldridge of Lancaster; her brother, Harry Eugene Freeman of Fort Myers, Fla.; her sister, Clara Mae Johnson of Lancaster; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and other times at the home, 2553 Aldridge Lane.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Eula Alexander

SENECA - Mrs. Eula Lee Crooks Alexander, 80, of 728 Alexander Road died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Oconee Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Hopewell Baptist Church, with the Revs. David Shirley and Jimmy Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born in Elberton, Ga., she was a retired spinner for Sagamo Industries. She was first married to the late J.L. Crooks.

Surviving are her husband, Marvin Lee Alexander; three sons, James Crooks and Johnny Crooks of Seneca, and Larry Crooks of Rock Hill; four daughters, Betty Gurley and Nancy Morgan of Seneca, Peggy Bramlett of Anderson, and Martha Brock of Pickens, two step-daughters, Shelby Merck of Clemson and Sherry Cobb of Greenville; two brothers, Robert Edwards Holbrooks and Lester Holbrooks of Seneca; two sisters, Willie Ann Cox of Clemson and Ida H. Honea of Anderson; 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Brown-Oglesby Funeral Home of Seneca is in charge.

Nettie Cathcart

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mrs. Nettie Burns Cathcart, 73, of 969 Cox Road died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at the Brian Center nursing home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at New Hope United Methodist Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Lilian Washington officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A member of the New Hope United Methodist Church, Mrs. Cathcart also belonged to the Church Aid Society.

She is survived by her husband, Earlie F. Cathcart Sr. of Gastonia; five daughters, Evelyn Patterson of New Brunswick, N.J., Gloria Miller of Edison, N.J., and Mary Cathcart, Brenda Adams and Pedra Cathcart, all of Gastonia; four sons, Earlie F. Cathcart Jr. of Long Island, N.Y., Samuel Cathcart of Houston, and Bobby Cathcart and Clinzo Cathcart, both of Somerset, N.J.; a brother, Elihue Burns of Rock Hill; 33 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

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

Mae Bell Hoke

HEATH SPRINGS - Mrs. Mae Bell Shehane Hoke, 89, of 4060 Hoke Road died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Faith Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tracy Davis officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Hoke was the president and owner of Hoke Lumber Company of Great Falls and co-owner of the Great Falls Sawmill Company. She was a founding member of Faith Baptist Church. She also belonged to the Home Demonstration Club for more than 20 years. She was the widow of Willie Blair Hoke Sr.

Surviving are her son, Willie B. Hoke Jr. of Heath Springs; four daughters, Bernice Player and Bessie Mullis, both of Heath Springs, Myrtle Powell of Matthews, N.C., and Doris Hoke of Mint Hill, N.C.; two brothers, Charlie Shehane and William Shehane, both of Heath Springs; her sister, Susie Blalock of Heath Springs; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hoke will be taken to her home today and the family will receive friends there.

Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 4695 J.B. Denton Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Zoe Leake

YORK - Mrs. Zoe Simril Leake, 93, died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Revs. Todd Speed and Tom McPhail officiating.

Born in the Allison Creek area, she grew up in Rock Hill. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in York. Mrs. Leake and her late husband, Howard Leake Sr., were the founders of Leake's Antiques.

Surviving are her daughter Carolyn Clinton; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at York Funeral Home.

Jewel Lemmon

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Jewel Gross Lemmon, 87, of 782 Bridgewood Drive died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Spartanburg, with Dr. Thomas W. Horton Jr. officiating.

Mrs. Lemmon was a retired school teacher for Spartanburg County Public Schools. She was an alumna of Winthrop College and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Spartanburg. She was the widow of Francis Marion Lemmon Sr.

Surviving are her son, Dr. Francis M. "Bo" Lemmon, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Dr. Francis "Bo" and Anna Lemmon, 782 Bridgewood Drive.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary Norwood

RICHBURG - Miss Mary Lucas Norwood, formerly of Richburg, died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Tanglewood Nursing Home in Ridgeway.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at McBee Cemetery in McBee, with Dr. Allen Derrick officiating.

Born in Bethune, Mrs. Norwood was a teacher and a member of Union ARP Church in Richburg. She attended McBee High School and Appalachian State College.

Surviving are two nieces, Rebecca Reid Williams of Richburg and Ann Reid Austin of Nairobi, Kenya; and two nephews, James T. Norwood of Columbia and Ben L. Norwood of Hartsville.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Deanie Small

KERSHAW - Mrs. Deanie Morgan Small, 83, of 3251 Gold Mine Highway died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, in Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Midway Baptist Church, with the Revs. Randall Runion and Donald Coppedge officiating.

Surviving are two daughters, Tincy S. Bledsoe and Elsie L. Small, both of Lancaster; two sons, John F. Small of Lugoff and George T. Small Jr. of Kershaw; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one step grandson and two step great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Mahaffey Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Memorials may be sent to Buffalo Mount Pisgah Rescue Squad, 2099, John Munn R., Jefferson, SC, 29718, or to Help South Rehabilitation Center, Columbia, SC. 
 

Gladys Adams

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Gladys Hardin Adams, 78, of 4321 McConnells Highway died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Olivet Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Chip McArthur officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A Smyrna native, Mrs. Adams was a homemaker. She was a member of Olivet Presbyterian Church and the Leisure Time Group and worked with the flower displays for the York County Fair Association for more than 43 years.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph C. Adams Jr.; four sons, Joseph C. "Buck" Adams, Barry L. "Butch" Adams, Fred D. Adams and Kenneth L. Adams, all of Rock Hill; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Olivet Presbyterian Church, 159 Church St. in McConnells.

Janie Bass

KERSHAW - Miss Janie Darlene Bass, 45, of 4516-A Catawba Road in Kershaw died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cauthen Funeral Home of Kershaw, with the Revs. Alton Bowers, Donnie Barrett and George Hughes officiating. Burial will be at the Gum Springs Holiness Church cemetery.

Miss Bass is a Cassatt native. She attended Gum Springs Holiness Church and was employed at Hermitage Mills.

Surviving are her son, John J. "Joe" Bass of Kershaw; her daughter, Toronda Gail McAllister of Kershaw; her mother, Janie B. Price of Kershaw; two brothers, Joseph B. "Ben" Bass and Richard C. "Buddy" Bass, both of Kershaw; her stepbrother, Roy Price of Heath Springs; two stepsisters, Ruby Gladden of Sumter and Leslie Broome of Monroe, N.C.; two grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Toronda Gail McAllister, 207 1/2 Mackey Drive in Kershaw.

Nettie Cathcart

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mrs. Nettie Burns Cathcart, 73, of 969 Cox Road died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at the Brian Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at New Hope United Methodist Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Lilian Washington officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Cathcart was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and the Church Aid Society.

Surviving are her husband, Earlie F. Cathcart Sr.; five daughters, Evelyn Patterson of New Brunswick, N.J., Gloria Miller of Edison, N.J., and Mary Cathcart, Brenda Adams and Pedra Cathcart, all of Gastonia; four sons, Earlie F. Cathcart Jr., of Long Island, N.Y., Samuel Cathcart of Houston, and Bobby Cathcart and Clinzo Cathcart both of Somerset, N.J.; 33 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Costner Funeral Home is in charge.

Elsie Chandler

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elsie Langley Chandler of Rock Hill died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with Dr. Tim McClendon officiating and the Rev. Linda Dunn assisting.

A native of Plum Branch, Mrs. Chandler taught school for 38 years in South Carolina, spending 36 years in Rock Hill schools. She was a 1936 graduate of Winthrop College, was a charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa honorary society for women educators and a member of the Winthrop Alumnae Emmaus Community. She was a past president of the Rock Hill Classroom Teachers Association and a past president of the Alpha Alpha chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa society. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and involved in many church activities. She was the widow of J. Ashton Chandler Sr.

Surviving are her son, Julian A. Chandler II of Sewickley, Pa; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Bass Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

Judy Gattie

FORT MILL - Mrs. Judy M. Gattie, 43, of 911 Majestic Circle died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at her home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

Anne Hansen

FORT MILL - Mrs. Anne Raurek Hansen, 80, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 6 p.m. today at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Kemp officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills, N.Y.

Born in New York City, Mrs. Hansen was a retired accountant and had moved to Fort Mill 12 years ago. She attended the Fort Mill Church of God and was the widow of Mark Hansen.

Surviving are two sons, Ken Hansen of Carmel, Ind., and Mark Hansen of West Islip, N.Y.; her daughter, Carole Ann Hansen of Fort Mill; two sisters, Mary Klein and Olga Bolles, both of Fort Mill; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 314, Fort Mill, SC 29716.

Mr. Willie McDaniel

RICHBURG - Mr. Willie McDaniel, 57, of 4714 Lancaster Highway died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Ararat AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Leroy Ellison officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. McDaniel drove for a trucking company for many years. He attended Mount Ararat AME Zion Church and Elizabeth Heights High School in Great Falls.

Surviving are his son, Robert Darryl Evans of Great Falls; his legal guardian, Eula Lee White of Richburg; his brother, Willie McDaniel III of North Carolina; his sister, Mary Chesley Snowden of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls.

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

Susie Royal

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Susie McCullough Royal, 59, of 722 24th St., N.E., formerly of Chester, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Washington.

Mrs. Royal was a homemaker and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Chester. She attended Mount Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Finley High School in Chester.

Surviving are her son, Jerald Royal of Washington; two brothers, Jessie J. McCullough of Washington and Willie J. McCullough of Chester; and three sisters, Bernice McCullough of Washington, Annie L. Davidson of Maryland and Frankie McCullough of Chester.

Stewart Funeral Home is in charge. King's Funeral Home of Chester is in charge of local announcements.
 

William Archie

FORT MILL - Mr. William Harvey Archie, 77, of 226 S. White St. died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Monson officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Archie served in the U.S. Army in Europe, where he received two bronze stars. He later served in the National Guard and was a member of American Legion No. 43 and VFW Post No. 9138. Mr. Archie retired from Springs Industries after more than 25 years and later worked for the town of Fort Mill as a meter reader. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 226 S. White St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

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

Philip Boswell

GALIVANTS FERRY - Mr. Philip E. Boswell, 39, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998.

A memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Richardson-Miles Funeral Home.

Born in Lancaster, Mr. Boswell was employed by AVM of Marion and was a Catholic.

Surviving are two sons, Michael and Neal Boswell, both of Myrtle Beach; his daughter, Jennifer Boswell of Ada, Okla.; his mother, Sandra Ledbetter Boswell; two brothers, William T. "Tommy" Boswell Jr. of Rock Hill and Chris Boswell of Spartanburg; three sisters, Rhonda B. Head of Inman, Amanda Clemm of Lancaster and Marie Philpott of Calabash, N.C.; and his maternal grandmother, Jeanett Ledbetter of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Richardson-Miles Funeral Home in Marion.

Stephen Boyd

COLUMBIA - Mr. Stephen R. Boyd, 78, died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998.

Dunbar Funeral Home is in charge.

Judy Gatti

FORT MILL - Mrs. Judy Milam Gatti, 43, of 911 Majestic Circle died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, with Father John Giuliani officiating.

Mrs. Gatti was a Texas native. She worked for Nawkaw Corp. of Athens, Ga. She was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

Surviving are her husband, Paul Gatti of Fort Mill; her son, Tim Milam of Charlotte; two daughters, Danielle Toussaint of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Nicole Craig of Fort Mill; and her parents, Bill and Joyce Milam of Columbia.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, 261-B Riverchase Way, Lexington, SC 29702.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Anne Hansen

FORT MILL - Mrs. Anne Raurek Hansen, 80, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 6 p.m. today at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Kemp officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills, N.Y.

Born in New York City, Mrs. Hansen was a retired accountant and had moved to Fort Mill 12 years ago. She attended the Fort Mill Church of God and was the widow of Mark Hansen.

Surviving are two sons, Ken Hansen of Carmel, Ind., and Mark Hansen of West Islip, N.Y.; her daughter, Carole Ann Hansen of Fort Mill; two sisters, Mary Klein and Olga Bolles, both of Fort Mill; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 314, Fort Mill, SC 29716.

Claude Hutchison

ROCK HILL - Mr. Claude N. Hutchison, 83, of 3315 Hudspeth Lane died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at India Hook United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ben Barnette officiating. Burial will be at Ebenezer ARP Church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Hutchison retired from J.P. Stevens Co. after 45 years and was a member of India Hook United Methodist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Claudia H. Sloan of Rock Hill, Irene H. Fudge of Richburg and Grace Fudge of Lancaster; his brother, Everett Hutchison of Rock Hill; his sister, Mable Jordan of Fort Lawn; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to India Hook United Methodist Church van fund, 3300 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Sam McManus

LANCASTER - Mr. Sam Morris McManus, 55, of 1537 Carmel Road died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at White Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Bailey and the Rev. Paul Smith officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. McManus was retired from the engineering department of Springs Industries and was a member of White Springs Baptist Church, the Hart Masonic Lodge No. 380, the Hejaz Shrine Temple and the Jackson Shrine Club. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a member of the Stafford Graham American Legion Post No. 31.

Surviving are his daughter, Mitzi Gardiner of Annapolis, Md.; his mother, Polly Stacks McManus of Lancaster; three brothers, H.T. "Shine" McManus Jr., Joe McManus and James McManus, all of Lancaster; his sister, Doris Hudson of Lancaster; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home of Lancaster.

Memorial contributions may be made to the White Springs Baptist Church, 1249 Grace Ave., Lancaster SC 29720 or to HOSPICE, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Saylor Peterson

BALTIMORE - Mr. Saylor Jerry "Buddy Boy" Peterson of Baltimore, formerly of Chester, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, in Baltimore.

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

Nancy Pierce

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nancy Lee Cravens Pierce, 85, of 1520 Yorkston Drive died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Church of Christ, with Dr. David Pharr officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Sparta, Tenn., Mrs. Pierce was a member of the Church of Christ and was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, J.B. Pierce; her son, Jim Pierce of Rock Hill; three sisters, Birdie Mae Maxwell of Arrington, Tenn., Model Shivers of Aurora, Colo., and Verta Perry of Lakewood, Colo.; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ, 339 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home of Rock Hill and at other times at the home, 1520 Yorkston Drive.

Lucian Proctor

NORTH CHARLESTON - Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Lucian Wallace Proctor, 80, of 5150 Monterey St., North Charleston, died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at Roper Hospital North.

A graveside service with full military honors will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, with the Rev. Mark Chapman officiating.

Mr. Proctor attended Chester schools and graduated from Newberry schools. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he served as a B-17 mechanic in Alconbury, England, for the 8th Air Force Base, 812th Bomb Squadron and 482nd Bomb Group (Pathfinders). During the Korean Conflict, he served as a B-29 flight engineer assigned to Yokota Air Force Base, Japan. He retired from the Air Force in July 1965 with 23 years of service. He retired as a marine machinery mechanic in 1982 from the Charleston Naval Shipyard.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Hewitt Proctor; and nieces and nephews.

J. Henry Stuhr Inc. North Area Chapel is in charge.

Joan Stokes

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Joan Boyd Stokes, 67, of 1580 Granville Road in Rock Hill died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Robert Thomas

ROCK HILL - Mr. Robert William Thomas, 82, of 261 S. Herlong Ave., Beverly Health Care, died Monday Oct. 19, 1998, at the care center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Philadelphia United Methodist Church cemetery in York, with the Revs. Dr. Jerry Sosebee and Kent Spann officiating.

Mr. Thomas was a York County native. He was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He was of the Protestant faith and a retiree from the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing plant, where he worked for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing and CB radios club. He was the widower of Esther Martin Thomas.

Surviving are his son, William "Bill" Thomas of Rock Hill; five brothers, Howard Thomas and Marshall Thomas, both of York, Miller Thomas and Leroy Thomas, both of Rock Hill, and Raymond Thomas of Charlotte; five sisters, Lucille T. White of Blacksburg, Ruby T. Blackwelder of Rock Hill, Margaret T. Bultman of Chester, Erma T. Rockholt of Venna, Va., and Lillian T. Gullett of York; and his grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or to the charity of one's choice. 


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