Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Albert Aikens Sr.

PLYMOUTH, N.C. - Mr. Albert G. Aikens Sr., 77, of 1005 Folly Road, Lot 1, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Horner-Walker Funeral Home in Plymouth.

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 sons, Barry Brantley of Rock Hill and Michael Brantley of California; two brothers, Frankie Bevacqua and Micky Bevacqua, both of Highland Park, N.J.; and three sisters, Jennie Bevacqua, Jeanette Bevacqua and Mary Ann Jones, Janet McKennon, 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.

Ethel Catoe

KERSHAW - Mrs. Ethel Mae Hendrix Catoe, 83, of 4104 Fork Hill Road died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mrs. Catoe was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, where she was former president of the Women's Mission Union and Sunday school teacher of the Mother's Class.

Surviving are her son, Larry C. Catoe of Lancaster; her daughter, Nancy Faulkenberry of Kershaw; two brothers, J.E. Hendrix and Perry Hendrix, both of Kershaw; three sisters, Lyda B. Stogner of Heath Springs, and Glinder Ellis and Juanita Patricia Hendrix, both of Kershaw; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church building fund, 7737 Kershaw-Camden Highway, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Jesse Cockrell

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

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore with the Rev. Lloyd McGriff officiating. The burial will be in Baltimore.

Mr. Cockrell was a native of Fairfield County. He was a member of New Shiloh Baptist Church. He was the owner and operator of Cockrell Wood and Coal Co. in Baltimore.

Surviving are his daughter, Shirley Collins of Baltimore; three sons, Jesse Mack Cockrell, J.T. Cockrell, and Roger Cockrell, all of Baltimore; and several grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at New Shiloh Baptist Church

Memorials may be sent to Douglass Funeral Service, 1701 McCulloh St., Baltimore, MD 21217.

King's Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Jo Ellis

ORANGEBURG - Mrs. Jo Howie Ellis, 65, of 1421 Sifley Road died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill.

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.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the York Church of God with the Revs. Donald Hawkins and Jack Willis officiating. Burial will be at Bethesda Presbyterian Church cemetery in York.

Mr. Gourley was employed with Custom Paper Tube Inc. in York and formerly worked at Star Paper Tube in Rock Hill for 23 years. He was a member of the York Church of God.

Surviving are his wife, Angie Adkins Gourley; his son, Joseph Daniel "Joey" Gourley of the home; his daughter, Hannah Joy Gourley of the home; his mother, Helen Whisonant Gourley of Rock Hill; his brother, Jimmy Gourley of Rock Hill; four sisters, Beth Ferguson, Virginia Starnes, and Barbara McGarity, all of Rock Hill, and Peggy Chambers of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, 4858 McConnells Highway, York, SC 29745; or to the 4-H Dairy Club c/o Peggy Covington, 3955 Chester Highway, McConnells, SC 29726; or to the Girls Club of York Church of God, 201 Charlotte St., York, SC 29745.

Karl Madden

YORK - Mr. Karl F. Madden, 64, of 119 Charlotte St. died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Midway Baptist Church in Clover, with the Rev. James Ellis officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Madden was retired from Cannon Mills in York. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served 19 years.

Surviving are his wife, Molly Ivey Madden; three daughters, Lori Snider of Bath, Mich., Brenda Crisp of Clover, and Claudette Dill of York; his brother, Don Madden of Boston; and six grandchildren.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Glennie McAteer

LANCASTER - Mrs. Glennie Jowers McAteer, 91, of 1017 Sara Drive died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Doug Taylor officiating. Burial will be at Lakeland Memorial Park in Monroe, N.C.

Mrs. McAteer was a homemaker and the widow of Uite McAteer.

Surviving are three sons, Billy Ray McAteer, Robert Lee McAteer and Dewey Junior McAteer, all of Lancaster; four daughters, Elsie Smith, Ruth Mullis and Verla Brasington, all of Lancaster, and Vanglean Johnson of Greenville; 32 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Mahaffey Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Dewey McAteer, 1710 Summit Ave., Lancaster.

Theodore McCorkle

SHELBY, N.C. - Mr. Theodore "Joe" McCorkle, 86, of 1101 N. Morgan St. died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill.

George Morgan Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. George Lewis Morgan Sr., 70, of 4943 Mount Gallant Road died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at home.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. John Shehan officiating.

Mr. Morgan was retired from J.P. Stevens Industrial Mill in Rock Hill and the E.C. Manufacturing Co. in Pineville. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Mary McDaniel Morgan of Boiling Springs, N.C.; two sons, George Lewis Morgan Jr. and Paul Dean Morgan, both of Rock Hill; his daughter, Alice M. Pittman of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Jeffery Carl Lee and James Lee, both of Rock Hill; his brother, Jack L. Morgan of Rock Hill; two sisters, Willie M. McDaniel and Josephine M. Wells, both of Rock Hill; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his sister, Willie M. McDaniel, 2441 Moss Tree Court, Rock Hill.

John Shehane

LANCASTER - Mr. John Huston Shehane, 57, of 2775 Country Club Drive died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Westside Baptist Church, with the Revs. James Helms and Elton Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Shehane was retired from Springs Industries, Grace Bleachery. He was a member of Fork Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Janice Outen Shehane; his son, John David Shehane of Lancaster; his daughter, Lisa Ann Hinson of Kershaw; his brother, Bobby Randall Shehane of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Westside Baptist Church organ fund, 2066 Airport Road, Lancaster, SC 29720. 
 

Robert Brandon

YORK - Mr. Robert Eugene "Bobby" 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. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill Chapel with Bishop H.H. Burrell officiating. 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.

Cauthen Funeral Home in in charge.

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, both 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.

Margaret Brooker

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Margaret Weinland Brooker, 91, of 1611 Constitution Blvd. died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Eden Gardens.

The memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, with the Rev. Dr. Charles Foss officiating.

Mrs. Brooker was a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia and attended the Episcopal Church of Our Savior. She was a graduate of Ohio State University. She was active as an adult leader in the Girl Scouts, an instructor with the Richland County Adult Literacy Council and a long-time member of the American Association of University Women. She was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels and the Commission for the Blind. She was a voluntary organist for numerous Episcopal churches in the Columbia area. She was the widow of Wilfred Brooker Jr.

Surviving are her son, Wilfred L. "Bill" Brooker III of Rock Hill; her daughter, Barbara B. Hill of Waxahachie, Texas; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends in the parish hall after the service and at other times at the home of Bill Brooker, 1936 Greenfield Ave., Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 144 Caldwell St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Annie Clifford

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Annie Louise Threatt Clifford, 58, of 907 S. Stonewall St. died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Stephanie Doster

IRMO - Miss Stephanie Alayn Doster, 24, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Irmo. Entombment will be at Bush River Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Miss Doster was employed with Web-Don Inc. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a former teacher of 2-year-olds. She is a 1992 graduate of Irmo High School and attended Erskine College.

Surviving are her parents, Robert "Larry" Doster Jr. and Sandra Bailey Doster of Irmo; her sister, Lauren Doster of Irmo; her paternal grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Robert L. Doster Sr. of Chester; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Gregory of Chester.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Irmo.

Jo Ellis

ORANGEBURG - Mrs. Jo Howie Ellis, 65, of 1421 Sifly Road died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at St. John's United Methodist Church in Fort Mill, with the Revs. Joe Tysinger and Ray Smith officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of Charlotte, Mrs. Ellis was educated in the Fort Mill public schools. She recently retired as attendance officer at Brookdale Middle School. She volunteered for several charities in the Orangeburg area and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and the E.S. Jones Sunday school class. She was the widow of Owen H. Ellis.

Surviving are her son, Mark Timothy Ellis of Charlotte; her sister, Brenda H. Ervin of Fort Mill; and two brothers, Billy M. Howie of Rock Hill and Michael L. Howie of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Gene and Brenda Ervin, 1152 Heritage Court, Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2535, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1356 Amelia St., Orangeburg, SC 29115 or to St. John's United Methodist Church, 130 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Richard Hewitt

TEGA CAY - Mr. Richard Graydon Hewitt, 70, of 1204 Palawan Court died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

James Jones Jr.

CHESTER - Mr. James Ellison Jones Jr., 96, formerly of 154 Lacey St., died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip and the Rev. Dr. Dwight Pearson officiating.

Mr. Jones was a retired sewing machine repairman at Brunson's of Chester. He was the widower of Belle McDowell Jones.

Surviving are his son, William E. Jones of Columbia; his daughter, Isabell Young of Chester; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.

Theodore McCorkle

SHELBY, N.C. - Mr. Theodore Eugene "Joe" McCorkle, 86, of 1101 N. Morgan St. died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Harmon officiating. Burial will be at Hopewell Cemetery in Lesslie.

A native of Lesslie, Mr. McCorkle was retired from Cone Mills in Pineville.

Surviving are two daughters, Peggy Joanne Love and Betty Peterson, both of Shelby; and six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill and at other times at the home of Doris Hartsoe, 5101 Palmetto Place Apartments, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Lena Robinson

MONROE, N.C. - Mrs. Lena Mullis Robinson, 64, of Monroe died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Union Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at McEwen Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Duell Hinson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeland Memorial Park.

Mrs. Robinson was a retired beautician.

Surviving are her son, Ken Bingham of Indian Trail, N.C.; her daughter, Shelia Bingham Wallace of Monroe; her brother, Ray Mullis of Rock Hill; her sister, Ada Mae Hunter of Matthews; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at McEwen Funeral Home in Monroe.

Ralph Rudder Jr.

CHESTER - Mr. Ralph Rudder Jr., 71, of Pine Ridge Road died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Gardens, with the Rev. Bill Heustess officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Rudder was a retired printer with the Chester News. He was a graduate of Chester High School and attended the University of South Carolina. He was a U.S. Army and veteran of the Marines.

Surviving is his daughter, Jan Byars, of Chester.

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

Memorials may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 477, Chester, SC 29706.

James Strong

CHESTER - Mr. James W. Strong, 64, of 1561 Columbia Road died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at home.

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

Annie Clifford

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Annie Louise "Anne" Threatt Clifford, 58, of 907 S. Stonewall St. died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Tabernacle Church of God, with the Revs. Thomas A. Little, Michael Rouse and Don McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Clifford was a retired third-grade teacher with Rock Hill schools. She taught at Northside, Sylvia Circle, Ebenezer, Sunset Park and Lesslie elementary schools. She remained active as a substitute teacher. She was a graduate of Winthrop College and member of Calvary Tabernacle Church of God.

Surviving are her husband, George William "Bill" Clifford; and two sisters, Doris Weatherford and Elaine Christopher, both of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her niece, Crystal Martin, 2151 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to the parsonage fund of Calvary Tabernacle Church of God, 550 Hollis Lakes Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Pauline Dixon

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Pauline Wilson Dixon, 89, formerly of 3 Birch Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Greenlawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Irvin officiating.

Mrs. Dixon was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Great Falls. She was educated in Fairfield County schools.

Surviving are her son, Bert A. Dixon Jr. of Great Falls; two daughters, Doris Cheek of Columbia and Sara Capps of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 606 Dearborn St., Great Falls, SC 29055.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. today at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Bobby Jean Grant

CHESTER - Mrs. Bobby Jean Moon Grant, 71, of 568 Glenn St. died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Chester Memorial Gardens, with Dr. Dwight Pearson officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Grant was a homemaker and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She attended York County schools. She was the widow of William Carroll Grant.

Surviving are two sons, Stewart Grant and Ray Grant, both of Chester; his sister, Florine Adams of York; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the home.

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

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Wayne Guidebeck Sr.

YORK - Mr. Wayne Henry Guidebeck Sr., 54, of 3043 Agean Lane died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. today at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Barry Burleson officiating.

Mr. Guideback was a retired Army staff sergeant. He was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Judith Jones Guidebeck; five sons, Bobby J. Guidebeck of Centerville, Va., Wayne H. Guidebeck Jr. of Orlando, Fla., Kirk W. Guidebeck of Grand Prairie, Texas, Christopher G. Guidebeck of Reseda, Calif., and Randall S. Guidebeck of Clover; two daughters, Adele G. Zinner of Louisville, Ky., and Brenda G. Venable of Concord, N.C.; his brother, Ronald Guidebeck of Big Bay, Mich.; his sister, Martha Collins of Cape Coral, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church building fund, 4160 Hands Mill Highway, York, SC 29745.

Richard Hewitt

TEGA CAY - Mr. Richard Graydon Hewitt, 70, of 1204 Palawan Court died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Frank Kik officiating. A private burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York.

A native of Chicago, Mr. Hewitt served in the Army, graduated from Heidleburg College in Ohio and attended graduate school at Louisiana State University. He retired from the Social Security Administration in Baltimore and moved to Tega Cay several years ago. He was an active member of Carolina Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Rice Hewitt; two sons, Larry Hewitt of Baltimore and Gregory Hewitt of Wilmington, N.C.; his daughter, Karen Hewitt of Tega Cay; his mother, Jessie Brown Hewitt of Fort Mill; and three grandchildren.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1090 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Jack Jolley

ROCK HILL - Mr. Jack C. Jolley, 75, of 1999 Neely Store Road died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The memorial service will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Timothy McClendon officiating. Burial will be in Brainard Cemetery in Cranbury, N.J.

A native of Bartlesville, Okla., Mr. Jolley was a retired real estate broker and developer. He was a former FBI agent in the New York and Boston areas. Mr. Jolley was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was the recipient of two Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Air Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Air Force Service Ribbon with Silver Service Star.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jolley; his son, Richard Jolley of the home; three daughters, Colleen Sims of Portland, Ore., Heidi Martin of Sun City, Calif., and Cindy Carnes of Morino Valley, Calif.; his sister, Mildred Hess of Bartlesville, Okla; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

Thomas Lane III

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at King's Funeral Home in Chester, with the Rev. Ronald McClurkin officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Dantrell Jackson of Chester; his paternal grandparents, Betty Lane of Richmond and Thomas Lane of Chester; and his paternal great-grandmother, Grace Cook of Virginia.

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

Willie Leitner

BLACKSTOCK - Mrs. Willie Smith Leitner, 95, formerly of Greendale Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, in Sumter at NHC Healthcare.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Winnsboro, with the Revs. John Branham and Victor Jackson officiating.

Mrs. Leitner was a homemaker and attended Fairfield County public schools.

Surviving are three sons, Dozier S. Leitner of Blackstock, John Lott Leitner of Blythewood and Wade Leitner of Sumter; her daughter, Louise L. Harper of Sumter; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home of Great Falls is in charge.

Hubert Platt

ROCK HILL - Dr. Hubert Osteen Platt, 65, of 1557 Granville Road died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Rock Hill, with Dr. Charles Foss officiating.

Dr. Platt, a surgeon, graduated from Clemson College and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He was a former chief of staff at York General and Piedmont Medical Center and was on the Board of Trustees at Piedmont Medical Center. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.

He began a new career with the U.S. Air Force in 1987, where he rose to the rank of Colonel before retiring in 1996. During his time in the military, he served in the Gulf War in 1991.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Sims Platt of the home; his son, William Mikell Platt of Laramie, Wyo.; two daughters, Elizabeth Pinckney Platt and Murray Platt Walker, both of Charlotte; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the Episcopal Home for Children, 234 Kings Mountain St., York SC 29745, or to the charity of one's choice.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.


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