Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Rhonda Bradley

RIPLEY, W. Va. - Mrs. Rhonda C. Bradley, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Jeanette Bratton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Jeanette Pearson Bratton, 72, of Ellen Avenue died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at her home.

The graveside service will be

11 a.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Steven Brown officiating.

A native of York County, Mrs. Bratton was a lifelong member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church. She retired from Celanese after 38 years.

Surviving are three sons, Frank L. Hunsucker of Virginia Beach, Va., Keith Hunsucker of Rock Hill, and Howard D. Bratton of Pineville, N.C.; two brothers, Lloyd H. Pearson and George Marshall Pearson, both of Rock Hill; two sisters, Norma Nivens of Rock Hill and Jean Safdy of Elkhart, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cor-nerstone United Methodist Church, 2697 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Angela Chisolm

LOS ANGELES - Ms. Angela Montina Chisolm, 33, of Pflugeville, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998, in Los Angeles.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Boyd Hill Baptist Church in Rock Hill, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating and the Revs. Richard A. Coax-um, Hattie Foster and Paul Mosley assisting. The Rev. Daniel Chisholm will give the eulogy.

A native of Rock Hill, Ms. Chisolm was a former member of Weeping Mary Baptist Church in Rock Hill and later joined St. Mary Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, where she was an usher. She was a graduate of North Carolina State University, where she majored in electrical engineering. She was employed as a project engineer with Dell Computers in Austin.

Surviving are her daughter, Kicherra "KiKi" Chisolm of the home; her parents, the Rev. Jacob L. and Doris Chisolm III of Rock Hill; three brothers, Staff Sgt. Jacob L. Chisolm IV of Fort Meade, Md., Derrick A. Chisolm of Cayce and Marvin B. Wade of Monroe, N.C.; her sister, Maureen Chisolm of Rock Hill; her paternal grandparents, Jacob and Catherine Chisolm of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandfather, Clarence Bowen of Rock Hill.

The body will lie in state at 11:30 a.m. today at Boyd Hill Baptist Church until the service. The family will receive friends at 6142 Turkey Farm Road, Rock Hill.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Turner Glenn

CHESTER -"Mr. Turner Glenn, 90, of the Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of Ashford Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Friendship Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.E. Page officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Glenn was a Chester native. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and retired from the Mecklenburg County School District.

Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Brice Glenn of Philadelphia; three sons, James Hill of Chester, and Turner Glenn Jr. and Sammy James Glenn, both of Philadelphia; five daughters, Janie Mae Glenn of East Orange, N.J., Janice Glenn and Annie Mae Glenn, both of Philadelphia, Janie Ruth Buckson of Baltimore, and Bessie Black of Charlotte; four sisters, Mary Glenn and Alberta Glenn, both of Chester, Ida Clark of Charlotte and Pearl Glenn of Newark, N.J.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of James Hill, 610 Old York Road, Chester.

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

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

Vergie Biggers

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Vergie Belle Biggers, 89, of Charlotte died Wed-nesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Charlotte First Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Robert Allred officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Biggers was a homemaker. She was a member of Charlotte First Wesleyan Church where she was secretary of the Matron's Sunday school class.

Surviving are her son, Edward Biggers of Charlotte; her daughter, Helen Louise Cline of Charlotte; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Charlotte First Wesleyan Church, 2300 Alleghany St., Charlotte, NC 28208.

Hankins & Whittington Funeral Home is in charge.

Aline Jones

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Aline Osborne Jones, 79, of White Oak Manor died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Great Falls First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clarence Fouse officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Great Falls.

A native of Mecklenburg County, N.C., Mrs. Jones was a former supply cottage staff mother at Connie Maxwell Children's Home in Green-wood. She was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was the widow of James Clayton Jones.

Surviving are her brother, James H. Osborne of Great Falls; two daughters, Libby McElduff of Spartanburg and Rhetta Jones of Greenville; three sisters, Betty Nicholson of Walhalla, Rebecca Wilkes of Greensboro, N.C., and Marie Vinson of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. today at the social hall of First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, S.C. 29648.

Irene Nelson

CHESTER - Mrs. Irene Elizabeth Woodle Nelson, 89, formerly of York Road, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at the Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Bishop officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Nelson was a retired hostess from Pundt's Restaurant. She was a graduate of Chester High School and a member of First Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Jay Leo Nelson.

Surviving are two sons, Harry Hamilton "Huck" Nelson of Green-ville and Broxie Jay Nelson of Raleigh, N.C.; her sister, Sinnie Mae Roddey of Fort Lawn; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Barron Funeral Home.

Frances Weber

SUMMERVILLE - Mrs. Frances Dunning Weber of Summerville died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at a local nursing home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at St. Luke's Lutheran Church Chapel. Burial will be at Summerville Cemetery.

Mrs. Weber was a retired registered nurse. She was a graduate of Summerville High School and the Medical University of South Carolina School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church.

She was the widow of Harold Francis Weber.

Surviving are two sons, Charles Dunning Weber of Summerville and Harold Francis Weber of Rock Hill; her daughter, Suzanne W. Grove of Conway; her brother, Charles Dunning of Summerville; five sisters, Elsa Dunning, Clara Leggette and Mary Jumper, all of Summerville, Juliette Ellis and Anne Thomas, both of Sumter; and seven grandchildren.

Parks Funeral Home is in charge.

Toby Surratt

ROCK HILL - Mr. "Toby" Larkin Alexander Surratt, 78, of 733 Norwood Ave. died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fort Mill Church of God, with the Rev. D.R. Buchanan officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Born in Monroe, N.C., Mr. Surratt was retired from Springs Industries as a loom fixer. He was employed by Weiser Co. as a security guard for the Springs White Plant in Fort Mill. He was a member of Mount Gallant Church of God. He served in the Army during World War II.

Surviving are his wife Frances Quinn Surratt; four sons, Edwin W. Helms and Ronald S. Helms, both of Fort Mill, Heyward A. Helms of Seoul, Korea, and Donald Quinn of Rock Hill; four daughters, Renee Helms Szuba of Fort Mill, Renee Quinn Shaffer, Joyce Quinn Wright and Judy Quinn Leopard, all of Rock Hill; his brother, Albert Surratt of Gastonia, N.C.; his sister, Eva Helms of Fort Mill; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wolfe Funeral Home at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Mount Gallant Church of God, 1107 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233-3549.

Edith Wilson

ROCK HILL -"Mrs. Edith Wright Wilson, 73, of 5710 St. James Lane died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Greene Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Soles officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Greer, Mrs. Wilson attended Shield of Faith Family Church. She was the widow of James Wilson.

Surviving are two sons, James Wilson and Stephen Wilson, both of Rock Hill; two daughters, Dianna Brothers of York and Angela Sexton of Rock Hill; two brothers, D.V. Wright of Jonana and Carter Wright of Clinton; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Greene Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Jantzen Charles

ROCK HILL - Jantzen Landry Charles, the infant daughter of John Edward and Shannon Hubbard Charles of 316 Laurens St., died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at the Hospital Americanos in Cancun, Mexico.

A graveside service was Monday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her paternal grandparents, John and Denise Charles of York and Gloria Charles and Arthur McVickers of Rock Hill; her maternal grandparents, Mona and Jim Rollins, and Sam and Lukay Hubbard, all of Rock Hill; and her paternal great-grandmother, Ann Clark of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mae Gaynor

COLUMBIA - Mrs. Mae Bell Gaynor, 87, of Columbia died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Rosewood Baptist Church, 2901 Rosewood Ave., with the Rev. George E. Turbeville officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Gaynor lived in Rock Hill before moving to Columbia 23 years ago. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star No. 131 in Rock Hill and a member of the Rosewood Baptist Church, where she was in the church's Young at Heart group, Gleanors Bible study class and the Woman's Missionary Union.

Mrs. Gaynor was the widow of William M. Gaynor and a homemaker.

Surviving are four daughters, Pansy Gaynor of Columbia, Carol Lawings of Fredericksburg, Va.; Janet Scruggs of Madison, Ala., and Bernice Mackey of Rock Hill; her brother, Alexander West of Rock Hill; two sisters, Katie Howell and Lottie Mae Rainey, both of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the Greenlawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia.

Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, c/o Northside Baptist Church, 1140 Curtis St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Carol Marks

FORT MILL - Mrs. Carol Lee Harkey Marks, 85, of Fort Mill died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A memorial service will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of the Walkersville Community in Union County, N.C., Mrs. Marks was a homemaker and a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Horace Xerxes Marks.

Surviving are her son, Joseph Marks of Fort Mill; three daughters, Jean Schwerin of Fort Mill, Jill York of Lake Wylie and Janet Ashley of Wake Forest, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Joe and Doris Marks, 1197 Doby Court, Fort Mill.

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

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Toby Surratt

ROCK HILL - Mr. "Toby" Larkin Alexander Surratt, 78, of 733 Norwood Ave. died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fort Mill Church of God, with the Rev. D.R. Buchanan officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Born in Monroe, N.C., Mr. Surratt was retired from Springs Industries as a loom-fixer. He was employed by Weiser Co. as a security guard for the Springs White Plant in Fort Mill. A member of Mount Gallant Church of God, he served in the Army during World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Quinn Surratt; four sons, Edwin "Legs" Helms and Ronald S. Helms, both of Fort Mill, Heyward A. Helms of Seoul, Korea, and Donald Quinn of Rock Hill; four daughters, Renee Helms Szuba of Fort Mill, Renee Quinn Shaffer, Joyce Quinn Wright and Judy Quinn Leopard, all of Rock Hill; his brother, Albert Surratt of Gastonia, N.C.; his sister, Eva Helms of Fort Mill; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Mount Gallant Church of God, 1107 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233-3549. 

Rhonda Brady

CLEVELAND - Rhonda Clarissa Thompson Brady, of 9206 Parkgate Ave., formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, in Ripley, W.Va.

The funeral will be 6 p.m. Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. W.E. Garrison officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery at 9 a.m. Friday.

A graduate of Kensington High School in Buffalo, N.Y., Brady earned a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University. She received a juris doctorate of law from Cleveland State University and was an attorney. She joined St. John's Baptist Church in New York, where she sang in the youth choir and taught Sunday school. When she moved to Rock Hill, she joined the New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church. She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

Surviving are her mother, Alice Reed of Rock Hill; her brother, Damien Loback of Seattle; her sister, Judith Dixon of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandmother, Jessie Shearin.

The family will receive friends at the home of her mother, 1035 Hearn St., Apt. H. A wake will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Alex Ferrell Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Alex Franklin Ferrell Sr., 65, of 1570 Barringer Road died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Devinney officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Ferrell was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge No. 111, and was a 33rd degree Mason. He was a member of the Eastern Star Catawba No. 131. He was owner and operator of Industrial Process Piping Inc. for 20 years.

Surviving are his wife, Marie Dover Ferrell; his son, Alex F. Ferrell Jr. of Rock Hill; his daughter, Sandy F. Broom of Fort Mill; his brother, Albert Ferrell of Rock Hill; three sisters, Betty Horton of Tampa, Fla., Margaret White of Daytona, Fla., and Ethel Roach of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

Masonic Rites will be 6:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army, 119 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the American Red Cross, 200 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Warren Fry

ANACORTES, Wash. - Mr. Warren "Woody" Ervin Fry, 50, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, after an accident at the Texaco Refinery in Annacortes where he was employed for 11 years.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Annacortes First Baptist Church. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.

Mr. Fry was a native of Wallace, Idaho. He served in the Army in Vietnam and earned a Bronze Star, Purple Hearts and Oak Leaf Clusters.

He was a member of the Annacortes Eagles, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the OCAW Local No. 1-591 and the American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Diana "Dyna" Fry; five sons, Dakota "Cody" Barnes of Acme, Wash., Jonathan Fry of Mount Vernon, Wash., Corey Fry of York, and Forest Warren "Chip" Fry and Daniel Ervin Fry, both of Anacortes; two daughters, Dawn Thomas of Alger, Wash., and Rebecca Romo of Anacortes; his parents, Ervin and Alice May Fry of Kendrick, Idaho; his brother, Eldon Fry of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and 12 grandchildren.

Evans Funeral Chapel, 1105 32nd St., Annacortes, Wash., is in charge.

C.B. Green

CHESNEE - Mr. C.B. Green, 72, of 511 W. Cherokee St. died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Charles McKinney, Jim Chrisawn and Grover Green officiating.

Mr. Green was a retired quality control inspector from G.F. Furniture Factory in Spindale, N.C. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the senior adult Sunday school class. He was a World War II veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Green; his son, Stanley Green of Chesnee; two daughters, Darlene McKelvey of York and Revonda Herring of Forest City; two brothers, Jesse Green of Chesnee and James Green of Gaffney; two sisters, Gladys Miller of Rutherfordton, N.C., and Virginia Gibson of Jacksonville, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Forest Lawn Mortuary in Chesnee.

Ferrie Hooks

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mrs. Ferrie Elizabeth Riddle Hooks, 80, of Gastonia died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Armstrong Memorial Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Richard J. Harrod officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park Cemetery.

A native of Bowling Green, Mrs. Hooks was retired from Gurney Industries with more than 50 years of service. She was a member and elder of Armstrong Memorial Presbyterian Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and president of the Women of the Church. She also worked at Sweetland's Restaurant in Gastonia. She was a graduate of Clover High School in Clover.

Surviving are three sons, Bill Hooks of Concord, N.C., Hank Hooks of Charlotte, and Cecil Hooks of Gastonia; her sister, Mary Bigger of Lake Wylie; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Ward Funeral Home, 220 South Broad St., Gastonia, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Armstrong Memorial Presbyterian Church, 825 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Henry Miller

ROCK HILL - Mr. Henry Miller of 1530 Stroupe St. died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Lula Nunn

YORK - Mrs. Lula Miller Nunn, 82, of York died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Martha Franks Baptist Center in Laurens.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. Horace Story officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Nunn was a retired teacher for the Clover school district. She was a charter member of Tea & Topic Book Club in York and was a member of the Moving On Club at Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church. She was a member of First Baptist Church and its Senior Adult Club. She was a graduate of Winthrop College. She was the widow of Charles Fredrick Nunn.

Surviving are her daughter, Nita Nunn Danenburg of Elgin; and her sister, Martha Miller Edwards of Chester.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the Ladies Parlor at First Baptist Church in York.

Memorials may be made to Unit 3 of Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Center, 1 Martha Franks Drive, Laurens, SC 29360.

David Smathers

CHARLOTTE - Mr. David Earl Smathers, 69, of Charlotte died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. today at Calvary United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robert Boggan officiating.

A native of Charlotte, Mr. Smathers retired after 34 years of service with Southern Bell and Western Electric. He owned and operated Antique Clock and Repair. He was a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Chapter 17. He was named Member of the Year in 1967 by the Charlotte Watch Makers Guild. He was a member of the Excelsior Lodge No. 261, AF&AM, Scottish Rite.

He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and the "Pop" Smith Sunday school class.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Harkey Smathers; two sons, David Smathers II of York and Harold Smathers of Charlotte; two daughters, Pamela Barne of Charlotte and Theresa Hurst of Fort Mill; two sisters, Eugina Royal of Charlotte and Betty Sue Stewart of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren; and two foster grandchildren.

The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall after the service.

Memorials may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, mission fund, 512 West Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203 or the charity of one's choice.

Heritage Funeral Home of Matthews is in charge.


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