Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Mary Childers

SHARON -"Mrs. Mary Lucille Dover Childers, 70, of 3217 North York St. died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Hickory Grove Church of God, with the Rev. Roger Nix officiating and the Revs. John Smith and T.I. Bass assisting. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Childers is the widow of David Childers. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hickory Grove Church of God.

Surviving are two sons, Leon David Childers and Howard Thomas Childers, both of York; two daughters, Joyce C. Hamrick of York and Mary Lou C. White of Sharon; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the York Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Hickory Grove Church of God, P.O. Box 65, Hickory Grove, SC 29717.

Dan Degraffenreid

CHESTER - Mr. Dan Terry "Big Lou" Degraffenreid, 42, of 175 Jeter St. died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.E. Page officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. today.

Mr. Degraffenreid was a native of Chester County and was a former employee of Rauch Industries. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a 1974 graduate of Chester High School.

Surviving are his son, Daniel Degraffenreid of Greenville; his stepson, Daniel McGriffin of Chester; his stepdaughter, Lisa Crank of Chester; his father, George Lee Degraffenreid, and his mother, Ola Mae Degraffenreid, both of Chester; four brothers, Ervin Mayfield, George G. Mayfield and Albert Degraffenreid, all of Chester, and Ray Charles Degraffenreid of Bishopville; and two sisters, Sylvia D. Chisholm of Chester and Freidolene Mayfield of Baltimore.

The family will receive friends at the home of George Mayfield, 120 Lowry St., Chester.

Denton Funeral Home of Chester is in charge.

George Linker

ROCK HILL -"Mr. George Gibson Linker, 87, of 1330 India Hook Road, formerly of Concord, N.C., died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Westminster Towers.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Oakwood Cemetery in Concord, with the Revs. Ray Mohrmann and William Fox officiating.

Mr. Linker was a retired purchasing agent for the Concord Telephone Company and a graduate of Tristate College in Evansville, Ind. An active member of Saint James Lutheran Church in Concord, Mr. Linker transferred his membership to the Grace Lutheran Church in Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Schumate Linker; his son, Michael F. Linker of Montgomery, Ala.; his daughter, Lindsey L. Beaver of Rock Hill; his sister, Era L. Funderburk of Gastonia, N.C.; five grandchildren; and his great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends in the Community Room of Westminster Towers at 1330 India Hook Road from 7 to 9 p.m. today and at other times at the home of his daughter at 2776 Lydia St.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Saint James Lutheran Church, 104 Union St. South, Concord, NC 28205 or to the York County American Cancer Association, P.O. Box 2982, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Jack Montgomery

LANCASTER -"Mr. Jack Dewey Montgomery, 72, of 2172 Powell Ave. died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Hartley Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Wayne Dickson officiating. Burial will be in the Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Montgomery was a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of Shiloh ARP Church.

Surviving are his wife, Loretta Hall; his brother, Harry Montgomery of Lancaster; two sisters, Jean Montgomery Grice of Newport News, Va., and Mildred Montgomery of Lexington; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Hartley Funeral Home at 1800 Charlotte Highway from 6 to 8 p.m. today and at other times at the home of his brother, Harry Montgomery at 1766 Charlotte Highway.

Memorials may be made to Shiloh ARP Church Building Fund, 346 Shiloh Unity Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Ann Moore

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ann Harris Moore, 70, of 261 South Herlong Ave. died Friday, Nov. 5, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at St. John's United Methodist Church, with Dr. Tim McClendon and the Rev. Linda Dunn officiating. Burial will be private.

The widow of Phillip Gardner Moore, Mrs. Moore was a native of Rock Hill. She retired from the Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. after 25 years of service and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Vivian M. Carroll and Terry Moore, both of Charlotte; two sons, Phillip G. Moore of Rome, Ga., and Tommy Moore of Rock Hill; three brothers, Lloyd Harris of Columbia, Elliot P. "Abie" Harris Jr. of Chickamauga, Ga., and Gettys N. Harris of Charlotte; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service in the Family Life Center at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202 or to St. John's United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

William Powell

CLOVER -"Mr. William "Red" Powell of 101 Carroway Lane died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Flat Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Thomas Clifton officiating. Burial will be in the Clover Community Cemetery.

Mr. Powell was a member of the Flat Rock Baptist Church and retired from the American Thread Company.

Surviving are his son, William "Bill" Powell of the home; his daughter, Patricia P. Latta of the home; and four brothers, George Brown of Clover, Charles Brown of Gastonia, N.C., Robert Brown of Columbia and Marshal Powell of Providence, R.I.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Generation Funeral Home is in charge.

Rilla Rogers

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -"Mrs. Rilla Drescher Rogers, 78, of 900 Daphia Circle in Newport News, Va., died Oct. 21, 1998, at the Bayside Hospital of Poquoson, Va.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Lloyd Ballard officiating.

Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Rogers was the widow of Charles L. Rogers. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her sister, Irma Wallace of Rock Hill; her grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association of South Carolina, 1817 Gadsen St., Columbia, SC 29201 or a charity of choice.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 

Jesse Cockrell

BALTIMORE - Mr. Jesse "Jew" Cockrell, 86, of 132 Avon Beach Road, formerly of Chester, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at his home.

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

William Ferrell Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. William Robert Ferrell Jr., 79, of 747 Nations Court died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Ferrell was a mechanic most of his life and was a member of White Street Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Grace Boulware Ferrell of the home; three sons, William Robert Ferrell III of Sumter, Barry W. Ferrell of Rock Hill and Joel S. Ferrell of Fort Pierce, Fla.; two daughters, Cecelia Ferrell Hawks of Rock Hill and Kathie Ferrell Locklear of Waxhaw, N.C.; his sister, Peggy Ferrell Charles of Rock Hill; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his wife.

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

David Gill Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. David Herman Gill Sr., 87, of 3318 Goodplace Road died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. William Pender officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Mr. Gill was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, and he retired from Union Carbide Metals Division of Alloy, W.Va., after 39 years.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Cameron Gill; two sons, David H. Gill of Rock Hill and Robert C. Gill of White Plains, Md.; two daughters, Virginia G. Simmon of Charleston, W.Va., and Janet G. Harless of Fayetteville, Ga.; his brother, John C. Gill of Shady Springs, W.Va.; two sisters, Marie Monroe of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Bethel Elmore of Cranberry, W.Va.; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at 3318 Goodplace Road in Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 3420 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215 or Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greeno Gilmore Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Greeno Tyler "Pete" Gilmore Sr., 78, of 313 S. Hughes St. died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Joel Rhyner and Wade Miles officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A Mount Croghan native, Mr. Gilmore was a retired electronics engineer with WLCM radio. He was a member of the Federal Communications Commission's broadcasting commission and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Jordan Gilmore of the home; four sons, Greeno T. Gilmore Jr., Robert L. Gilmore and Richard Y. Gilmore, all of Lancaster, and Joseph D. Gilmore of Easley; his daughter, Brenda Rollings of Lancaster; two brothers, Jeff Gilmore of Mount Croghan and Ray Gilmore of Kannapolis, N.C.; two sisters, Myrtle Hancock of Kannapolis and Frances Jenkins of Greensboro, N.C.; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 1180 Garnette Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Charlie Johnson

CHESTER - Mr. Charlie Johnson, 92, of 556 Vance Drive died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Black Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Wilson Sr. officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Johnson was a retired truck driver for Kingland Steel Drum Co. and a member of Black Rock Baptist Church, where he was a choir member. He was also a former member and trustee of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Summit, N.J.

Surviving are his son, Willie Johnson of Chester; two daughters, L. Estelle Hayes and Georgia Johnson, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 45 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home. The body will lie in state at noon Tuesday.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Claude Jordan Jr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Claude Thomas "Whacker" Jordan Jr., 76, of 309 Cedar St. died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Westside City Cemetery, with the Rev. Kevin Cooley officiating.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Jordan was retired from J. Max Hinson Ford Motor Co. and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his son, Dean; two brothers, Fred Jordan of Spartanburg and Jackie Jordan of Lancaster; four sisters, Mary J. Gibson of Lancaster, Lucille Hallowell of Orlando, Fla., Juanita J. Coogler of Chester and Margaret Hinson of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

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

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Thomas Lane III

RICHMOND, Va. - Thomas Lane III, the 2-year-old son of Thomas Lane Sr. and Gloria Jackson Lane, of 1967 Redd St., formerly of Chester, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital.

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

The family will receive friends at the home of the Rev. Ronald and Florence McClurkin, 125 Carr St., Chester.

Norman Maring

ROCK HILL - Mr. Norman Hill Maring, 83, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oakland Baptist Church.

Mr. Maring was a retired professor of church history and a Baptist minister. He was a Chester, Pa., native and had lived in Rock Hill for the past 10 years. He received a bachelor of theology degree from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1941 and was ordained at the Pamplico Baptist Church in South Carolina in 1940. He received a master's degree in 1943 and a doctorate in history from the University of Maryland in 1948. His pastorates include Berwyn Church in Maryland and Andrews Baptist Church in Andrews. In 1948, he returned to the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he taught church history for 37 years. He was dean of faculty from 1972 to 1978 and was named professor emeritus when he retired.

Maring was a visiting professor at Hardin-Simmoins University in Abilene, Texas, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and was an adjunct professor in the graduate department of religion at Temple University. He authored four books in addition to several journal articles and book reviews. He served on the American Baptist Historical Society board of managers and was president from 1965 to 1969. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church in Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Sara A. Johnson of Rock Hill; his son, Donald Maring of Maple Glen, Pa.; two daughters, Helen Livingston of Tualatin, Ore., and Ruth Sewart of Evanston, Ill.; his brother, Robert L. Maring of Andrews; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church.

Kathleen Woodall

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Kathleen Potts Woodall, 76, of Charlotte, formerly of Dallas, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, with Dr. Richard Auten officiating. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. at Holly Hill Cemetery in Thomasville, N.C.

Mrs. Woodall was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a homemaker. She was the widow of Douglas Haywood Woodall.

Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Goodson of Dallas, Carol Norman of Rock Hill and Nancy Woodall of Richmond, Va.; two brothers, Melvin Potts of Thomasville and Clarence Potts of Prattville, Va.; her sister, Christine Oates of Oroville, Calif.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Almond, Rayner & McConnell Funeral Home in Huntersville, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 6320 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. 
 

Mary Brock

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Brock, 75, of White Oak Manor, formerly of Raleigh, N.C., died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Funeral Home, St. Mary's Street Chapel in Raleigh, with the Rev. Frank Elliott officiating. Burial will be at Montlawn Memorial Park.

Mrs. Brock was the widow of William Thomas Brock.

Surviving are two sons, Johnny Brock of Orlando, Fla., and Tommy Brock of Fort Mill; her daughter, Becky Honeycutt of Charlotte; her sister, Rachel Overby of Chesapeake, Va.; three granddaughters; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Mitchell Funeral Home, 600 St. Mary's St., Raleigh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church, 521 Polk St., Raleigh, NC 27604.

Dorothy Bailey

LANCASTER - Mrs. Dorothy Beatrice Gunter Bailey, 89, of 2907 Great Falls Highway died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Douglas Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Lawrence Peebles officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker, and she was a member of Douglas Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of Heyward William Bailey Sr.

Surviving are three sons, H.W. Bailey Jr. and J. Harvey Bailey, both of Lancaster, and T.J. Bailey of York; three daughters, Betty Gilmer of Kershaw, Macille Broome of Columbia and Dorothy Johnson of Elgin; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Douglas Presbyterian Church Lighting Fund, 2325 Sunday Place, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Mary Calhoun

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary "Dee" Nelson Calhoun, 82, of 618 Izard St. died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Beverly Health Care.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Durham officiating. The Rev. David Nelson will give the eulogy. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Greenville, Mrs. Calhoun was employed by Amalgamated Textiles, where she retired after 50 years. She was a member of White Rock Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Helping Hand Club and the Sheepfold of Enoch Club.

Surviving are her brother, Samuel Nelson of Rock Hill; and her niece, Willie Crosby of Rock Hill, with whom she lived.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. today at the church. The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Home. 

Robert Brandon

YORK - Mr. Robert Eugene Brandon, 65, of 102 Barron Park died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill Chapel. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Brandon was owner and operator of Brandon's Grocery Store. He was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mittie Ruth Deal Brandon; two sons, Tracy Brandon of York and Steven Brandon of Kings Mountain, N.C.; five daughters, Debra Hoyle, Kimberly Huffstetler and Angela Phillips McCoy, all of York, Kathy Porter of Kings Mountain, and Peggy Jordan of Ohio; three stepsons, Larry Childers of York, and Michael Childers and Joey Childers, both of Hickory Grove; his stepdaughter, Patsy Krepps of York; his brother, James C. Brandon of Rock Hill; three sisters, Nancy Farris and Mary Ellen Puckett, both of York, and Diane Patterson of Clover; 24 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

John Gourley

YORK - Mr. John Robert "Jack" Gourley, 43, of 7231 Park Place Road, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greene Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

Lauren Edwards

MYRTLE BEACH - Ms. Lauren E. Edwards, 39, of 36th Ave. N. died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998, at home.

The memorial service was Saturday at McMillan-Small Funeral Home.

Ms. Edwards was a graduate of Myrtle Beach High School and attended Coastal Carolina College.

Surviving are her son, Aaron Edwards of Myrtle Beach; her father, Robert C. Nesbitt of Durham, N.C.; her mother, Joye B. Nesbitt of Myrtle Beach; and her sister, Jan Nesbitt of Myrtle Beach.

Brady Ligon

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Brady Ligon, 82, of 1302 Rutherford St. died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nazareth Baptist Church, with the Revs. Gregg Martin and Billy Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Hopewell Baptist Church.

He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 172. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian Bell Ligon; three sons, Miles "Buddy" Ligon and David Ligon, both of Blacksburg, and Charles Keith Ligon of Shelby, N.C.; five daughters, Carol L. Hope of Rock Hill, Linda L. McDaniel and Angie L. Moss, both of Blacksburg, Deloris L. Whisonant of Lexington and Debra L. McAbee of Union; two brothers, Arthur Ligon of Blacksburg and Joe Ligon of York; his sister, Dorothy L. Lanier of York; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

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

Memorials may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church building fund, 511 Old Chester Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

Ronnie Vinson

LANDO - Mr. Ronnie Keith "Sam" Vinson, 46, of 1138 School House Road died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lando Cemetery, with the Rev. Edward Harris officiating and the Rev. Darrell Twitty assisting.

Mr. Vinson was employed with Randolph Yarn.

Surviving are his brother, Joe H. Ferguson Sr. of Edgemoor; and two sisters, Mary Kee of Edgemoor and Connie V. Flores of Lando.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wright's Funeral Home in Chester.

Harold Worthy

CHESTER - Mr. Harold Worthy, 62, of 1179 Turn Buckle Road in the Wilksburg Community died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating and the Revs. Moses Lightner, Wylie White and Fran Moore assisting. The Rev. Amos Durham will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Worthy was a Chester County native. He was a member of the AP&B Society No. 17 and the Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church. He was an avid baseball player and former coach of the Wilksburg Sluggers. He was a former textile employee.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Gore Worthy; two sons, Kelvin Worthy and Charles Worthy, both of Chester; his daughter, Bonita Worthy of Chester; two brothers, Ernest Sanders of Rock Hill and Walker Worthy of Washington, D.C.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

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

Barry Hilton

COLUMBIA - Mr. Barry Eugene Hilton, 17, of 5501 Fairfield Road died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at Richland Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, with the Revs. Larry Reeves and Gary Robert officiating. Burial will be at Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Hilton was a carpenter.

Surviving are his father, James Barry Lenn Hilton of Columbia; his mother, Sylvia Ann Faile Hilton of Kershaw; two sisters, Rebekah Rollins and Sandra Deas, both of Kershaw; and his maternal grandparents, J.W. and Luella Faile of Kershaw.

The family will receive friends at 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Sammie Phillips

KERSHAW - Mr. Sammie Lee "Buster" Phillips, 71, of 6148 Flat Creek Road died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, with the Revs. James Reppart and J. D. Shiflet officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Phillips was a veteran of the Korean War and World War II having served in both the U.S. Army and Navy. He was a member of Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and served as Sunday school teacher for young adults.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian McManus Phillips; three sons, Maurice Phillips and Keith Phillips, both of Kershaw, and Eric Phillips of Heath Springs; three brothers, William "Billy" Phillips, W.F. Phillips and Chalmers Phillips, all of Kershaw; three sisters, Susie P. Ellis of Camden, Frances McManus of Kershaw and Shirley P. Watts of Lancaster; and five grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Plain Baptist Church van fund, 3777 Pleasant Plain Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Anna Brantley

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Anna Gloria Bevacqua Brantley, 64, of 3844 Highway 324 died Wednesday Nov. 4, 1998, at the home of her daughter.

The funeral was private.

Mrs. Brantley was employed as a deli clerk at Harris Teeter. She was of the Catholic faith and the widow of Bobby Theodore Brantley.

Surviving are her daughter, April Ann Brantley of Rock Hill; two brothers, Frankie Bevacqua and Micky Bevacqua of Highland Park, N.J.; and three sisters, Jennie Bevacqua, Jeanette Bevacqua and Mary Ann Jones, all of Florida; and four grandchildren.

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

Cauthen Funeral Home was in charge.


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