Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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John Campbell Jr.

SALISBURY, N.C. - Mr. John Albert Campbell Jr., 43, of 432 Wake Drive died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998 at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert M. Lewis and the Rev. Thomas P. Clements officiating.

Mr. Campbell was employed by Rowan Regional Medical Center for 15 years, spending the majority of that time as director of the medical center's foundation. He was a news reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times in Asheville, N.C., for five years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Charlotte Public Relations Society, a Rotarian, a member of the Salisbury Sales and Marketing Executive Association and a former member of the Civitan Club. He was on the board of directors for Hospice, the Community Health Clinic, the Salisbury-Rowan Merchants Association, Rowan Little League, Salisbury Parks and Recreation and the Salisbury Country Club.

Surviving are his wife, Camille "Cam" Treacy Campbell; two sons, John A. "Jack" Campbell and William "Will" Campbell, both of the home; his mother, Eleanor Wilson Campbell of Rock Hill; two sisters, Laura Williams of Alburquerque, N.M., and Mary Licardi of Cincinnati.

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

Memorials may be made to the Rowan Regional Medical Center Foundation, 118 E. Council St., Salisbury, NC28144.

Eddie Clark Jr.

BLACKSTOCK - Mr. Eddie Thomas Clark Jr., 26, of 2717 Great Falls Highway died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Parkway Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ron Gaddy officiating and the Rev. Kenny Compton assisting. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are his wife, Robin Morrison Clark; his daughter, Courtney Clark of the home; his father, Eddie Thomas Clark Sr. of Lockhart; his mother, Gail Hicklin Clark of Chester; and his brother, Tim Clark of Chester.

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

Memorials may be made to Parkway Baptist Church, 838 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706.

Willie Cornwell

COLUMBIA - Mr. Willie Smith Cornwell, 67, of 108 Bennie Drive died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Ridgewood Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Preacher officiating. Burial with full military rites will be at Palmetto Cemetery on Fairfield Road.

A native of Sharon, Mr. Cornwell was a 23-year veteran of the Air Force. He was retired from the South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. He worked part time for Pee Dee Transportation. He was a member of American Legion Post 215 and president of Jubilee Choir and deacon of Ridgewood Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Jessie Mae Green Cornwell; his son, Quentin L. Cornwell of Alabama; five daughters, Shelia R. McClendon, April L. Lipscomb and Robin L. Tisdell, all of Atlanta, Pamela E. Melton of Virginia and Selena J. Crumpton of Winston-Salem, N.C.; his mother, Willie Lee Robinson Cornwell of Chester; two brothers, Ensley Cornwell of Sharon and James Cornwell of Detroit; seven sisters, Eliza Rhinehart, Sarah Good and Mary Kirkpatrick, all of Chester, Frances Woods of York, Ann Cornwell of Rock Hill, Leatha Robinson of Cincinnati and Betty Perry of Kentucky; and 10 grandchildren.

Palmer Memorial Chapel is in charge.

Gore's Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.

Hurley Ernandez

DAPHNE, Ala. - Mr. Hurley T. Ernandez of Daphne, Ala., formerly of Lando, died Nov. 4, 1998, in Baye Minette, Ala.

Burial was in Mobile, Ala.

A native of Chester, Mr. Ernandez was retired from the Medical Corps of the Army. He attended Erskine College.

Surviving are his wife, Eloise Ernandez; two sons, Hurley Ernandez Jr. and Robert Ernandez, both of Alabama; his daughter, Madge Phillips of Alabama; four brothers, Grady Ernandez of Richburg, Laney Ernandez and Tony Ernandez, both of Edgemoor; and Norman Ernandez of Chester; two sisters, Faye Grubbs of Olar and Carrie Faust of Richburg; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Episcopal Church, 200 McMillen Ave., Bay Minette, Ala., or to the charity of one's choice.

Guy Franklin

GREAT FALLS - Mr. Guy Vernon Franklin, 75, of 36 Brookline St. died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Evangel Temple Assembly of God, with the Rev. Mike Sollars and the Rev. David Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mr. Franklin was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. He was a member of Evangel Temple Assembly of God. He attended school in Kings Mountain, N.C., and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Sara Varnadore Franklin; his daughter, Norma K. Jayroe of Pawley's Island; his brother, James Franklin of Kings Mountain, N.C.; his sister, Irene Stewart of Gastonia, N.C.; his stepson, Bo Leonhardt of Fort Lawn; two stepdaughters, Renee Hubbard and Diane Baker, both of Great Falls; four grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

J. Mendel Harmon Jr.

LUGOFF - Mr. Judson Mendel Harmon Jr., 57, of Lugoff died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Harmon was a senior research engineer with E.I. DuPont for 30 years. He was a 1963 graduate of Clemson University. He was a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Georgette Williamson Harmon of Murrells Inlet; his son, Douglas Scott Harmon of Blythewood; his daughter, Mendy Harmon Edwards of Huntersville, N.C.; his mother, Sarah Neely Harmon of Rock Hill; his brother, James David Harmon of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Aberdeen, 1409 Broad St., Camden.

Memorials may be made to Huntington's Disease Society of America, 158 W. 29th St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001-5300.

Albert Klapka

FORT MILL - Mr. Albert Dennis Klapka, 58, of 216 Brighton Lane died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at home.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Mr. Klapka was a sales consultant for Clinton Family Ford in Rock Hill. He was a member of Pinetuck Golf Club.

Surviving are his wife, Mercedes C. Hartman; his son Sgt. 1st Class Donald Klapka of St. Angelo, Texas; two daughters, Renee Schafer of Spring Grove, Pa., and Michele Starnes of Conowingo, Md.; two brothers, Joseph Klapka and Jerry Klapka, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Sis Ritterpusch and Regina Getz, both of Baltimore; and seven grandchildren.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

George Mackey Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. George Perry Mackey Jr., 57, of 2221 Dead End Road died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Vergil Nivens

ROCK HILL - Mr. Vergil Andrew Nivens, 79, of 905 Kemper Circle died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church in York, with the Rev. James Correll officiating and the Rev. Ernie Nivens assisting. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

Mr. Nivens was a native of York and a graduate of York High School. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 1st Air Force as crew chief of P-47 fighter planes. He worked for Pilot Life Insurance Co. as an agent, staff manager, training instructor and district manager. He also worked as district manager for State Capital Insurance Co.'s Charlotte office. He later worked as manager for American Home Life Insurance Co. in the Rock Hill office. He worked for White Office Machine Co. as a salesman after he left the insurance industry. He and his wife later opened Nivens Office Supplies Co. in York. After retirement, he worked for Wiley Brothers Monument and Granite Co. in York and for the Regency Motel in Rock Hill as a night desk clerk.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a Sunday school teacher and choir member for many years. He was a lay leader, chairman of the board and a lay delegate to the annual conference.

He was past president of the York County Underwriters Association, and a past member of the Rock Hill Lions Club and the York Men's Chorus Group.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Ramsey Nivens; his son, D. Andrew Nivens of Kannapolis, N.C.; two brothers, David Nivens of Rock Hill and Lewis Nivens of Dayton, Ohio; three sisters, Mary N. Hogue of York, and Margaret N. Turney and Bobbie N. Thompson, both of Rock Hill; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Trinity Parlor, Trinity United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 376, York, SC 29745.

Carolyn Plyler

LANCASTER - Mrs. Carolyn Ann Roberts Plyler, 55, of 401 Glenwood Ave. died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joel Rhyner officiating. Entombment will be at the Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Mrs. Plyler was a retired food preparation manager for Pizza Hut. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Jimmy E. Plyler; two daughters, Linda Higgins of Lancaster and Lisa Bell of Gastonia, N.C.; two stepsons, Darin Plyler and J. Timothy Plyler, both of Lancaster; two stepdaughters, Lynn Dixon of Lancaster and Rhonda Plyler of Augusta, Ga.; her mother, Ruth Mackey Roberts of Lancaster; two sisters, Judy Craig and Dianne Ghent, both of Lancaster; and seven grandchildren.

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

Vera Porter

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Vera Spivey Porter, 90, of 261 S. Herlong Ave. died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Beverly Health Care Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Tim McClendon and the Rev. Linda Dunn officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

A native of Dothan, Ala., Mrs. Porter was a baker for Betty's Cake Box. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church for 62 years and was a member of the Browning Sykes Sunday school class. She was the widow of James Vernon Porter.

Surviving are her stepdaughter, Edna P. Stewart of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bass Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Don Rapier

LANCASTER - Mr. Don Bert Rapier, 58, of 509 Mountainbrook Road died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Ralph Riddle and Karl Bernsdorff officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Rapier was a purchasing clerk with Morrison Textile Machinery. He was a member of the Lancaster Moose Lodge and the Reformation Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his wife, Jenelle Gardner Rapier; his son, Jack Donald Whaley of Lancaster; two sisters, Jean Boling of Lancaster and Patricia Rapier of Atlanta and his aunt.

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

Memorials may be made to Reformation Lutheran Church, 508 N. French St., Lancaster, SC 29720 or a charity of one's choice.

T.D. Wilkins Jr.

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Talmadge DeWitt "T.D." Wilkins Jr., 80, of Blacksburg died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Will Harper, Dewey Dean and Sinclair Lewis officiating. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery.

Mr. Wilkins was employed more than 45 years with Burton Dixie Corp. and retired as vice president. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a lifetime member of St. John's United Methodist Church and served as chairman of the finance committee.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou Colby Wilkins; five daughters, Beth Shropshire and Susan Wallace , both of Rock Hill, Sissy Brock of Gaffney, Judy Rose of Denver, N.C., and Mary Hardin of York; his son, Talmadge Wilkins of Union; his stepdaughter, Anne Lea of Singapore; his stepson, Roger Sharrett of Raleigh, N.C.; his brother, George Harry Wilkins of Blacksburg; two sisters, Sarah Strain of Shelby, N.C., and Mary Young of Blacksburg; eight grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Holy Angels, 6600 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont, NC 28012 or Cherokee County Meals-on-Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, SC 29342 or Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

White Columns-Blacksburg is in charge. 
 

Paul Curbeam

CHESTER - Mr. Paul Curbeam, 76, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of James F. Wherry Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

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

The family will be at the home of his sister, Margaret C. Hemphill, 110 White Oak St., Chester.

Neddie Gardner

COLUMBIA - Miss Neddie Gardner, 96, formerly of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, in Columbia.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Warren Jones officiating.

A native of Lancaster, Miss Gardner was a retired beautician.

Surviving are nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at the church of your choice.

Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Frances Howell

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Frances Evelyn Moore Howell of Charlotte died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital, Hospice Unit.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Cemetery West, with the Rev. Elizabeth Hyland officiating.

A native of Blacksburg, Mrs. Howell retired from Presbyterian Hospital after 27 years.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Howell Forrester of Fort Mill; two brothers, Frank L. Moore of Charlotte and William B. Moore of Shelby, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Home Care Hospice, Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233 or to Mount Paran Baptist Church, 105 Mount Paran Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702 or to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church or to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

George Mackey Jr.

CHESTER - Mr. George Perry Mackey Jr., 57, of 2221 Dead End Road died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Revs. Steve Bishop and Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Mackey was a native of Heath Springs and the widower of Tonda Ramsey Mackey. He was an insurance adjuster for Atlantic Claims in Charlotte and operated Mackey's Body Shop in Rock Hill. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 56 in Fort Mill. He was a member of Catawba Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Grant Mackey; his daughter, Natalie Mackey Wade of Chester; his parents, George and Irene Mackey of Rock Hill; two brothers, Butch Mackey of Rock Hill and Randy Mackey of Sylva, N.C.; and two sisters, Nell Mackey of Sylva, N.C., and Carolyn M. Mackey of Catawba.

Masonic Rites will be performed at 6:45 tonight and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home of his parents, 925 Neely Store Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the York County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 4975 CRS, Rock Hill, SC 299731 or Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Henry Miller

ROCK HILL - Mr. Henry Leon Miller, 74, of 1530 Stroupe St. died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Hopewell Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jacob Burris, E.E. Vance, and Dr. Charles Pratt officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Miller was sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of King Solomon Lodge No. 5, Boyd's Temple No. 1, and Sterling Lodge No. 344. He was a member of Mount Hopewell Baptist Church and a graduate of Emmett Scott High School.

Surviving are his son, James Smith of Rock Hill; two daughters, Bolita Young of Rock Hill and Katie Jean Bradshaw of Upper Marlboro, Md.; his sister, Geneva Garylon of St. Albany, N.Y.; his companion, Willie Mae Young of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

The body may be viewed at 2 p.m. Friday, and the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home.

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

Robert Olcott

LAKE WYLIE - Mr. Robert "Bob" Shoemaker Olcott, 75, of 31 Fairway Ridge died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Mr. Olcott was a retired salesman and partner with Southworth Machinery Inc. of Albany, N.Y.

He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II serving as a pilot in the European Theater. He was a past board member of the River Hills Country Club and the River Hills Community Association. He was a member of the River Hills Lions Club. He was a graduate of Exeter School in Exeter, N.H., and Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., and was an active alumnus of both schools.

Surviving are his wife, Jessie MacFadyen Olcott; his son, Robert Alexander Olcott of Albany, N.C.; three daughters, Lois Olcott Price of Swedesboro, N.J., Jessie Olcott Siegfried of Chicago, Ill., and Susan Peck Olcott of Morgantown, W.Va.; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River Hills Emergency Squad, 4 Heritage Drive, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.

Greene Funeral Home in Rock Hill is in charge.

Gerry Sloan

SHELBY, N.C. - Mrs. Gerald "Gerry" Sue Baxter Sloan, 61, of 1555 Timberlake Drive died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stamey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sam Snyder officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Mrs. Sloan was a bookkeeper. She was a volunteer for LIVE, the Department of Social Services and the restoration of the Cleveland County Carousel. She attended Northside Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Clay Sloan Sr.; two sons, Carl C. Sloan Jr. of Clover and Terry Sloan of Shelby, N.C.; her daughter, Jan S. Fortenberry of Casar; her brother, Bill Baxter of Statesville, N.C.; her sister, Toni Mullaney of Waynesville, N.C.; five grandchildren and her great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to LIVE, 1268 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC 28150.

Annie Wilkerson

HICKORY GROVE - Mrs. Annie Mae Stephenson Wilkerson, 92, of Hickory Grove died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Roger Dodd officiating. Burial will be at Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Wilkerson was a retired teacher and taught in the Hickory Grove area for 42 years. She was a graduate of Winthrop College. She was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Morgan J. Wilkerson.

Surviving are her stepson, Dr. Leon C. Wilkerson of Fulton, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Opal W. Dickerson of Spartanburg and LaRue W. Sauls of Ridgeland; her sister, Pat S. Shelley of Marion; nine stepgrandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Hickory Grove Cemetery Association, Box 127, Hickory Grove, SC 29717 or Hickory Grove Life Saving Squad, P.O. Box 224, Hickory Grove, SC 28717.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary Wood

SPARTANBURG - Mrs. Mary Eleanor Grantham Wood, 80, of Spartanburg died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998.

The memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Revs. A. Mickey Fisher, Dr. Clay H. Turner and Dr. Lynnwood Jordan officiating. Burial will be at Hill Crest Memorial Cemetery in Savannah, Ga., at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Revs. William Hester and Lynn A. Drake officiating.

Mrs. Wood was in the first graduating class at Armstrong Junior College, now Armstrong Atlantic Coastal University in Savannah, Ga., and a graduate of the University of Georgia. She was past president of the Pickney District Chapter of the South Carolina Society, past president of the National Society of Daughters of Colonial Wars in the state of South Carolina and served as senior state president of the South Carolina Society Children of the American Revolution. She was a member of the National Society of Daughters of the American Colonies, National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century, Colonial Society Daughters of Indian Wars, National Society of New England Women, United Daughters of the Confederacy, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the 96th Infantry Division Auxiliary, Trinity United Methodist Church and the Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity.

Mrs. Wood taught English in the Spartanburg County schools and at Cleveland Junior High School.

Surviving are her husband, Lt. Col. Samuel S. Wood Sr. (AUS Retired); two daughters, Sally Hlavey of Alberta, Canada, and Mary Eleanor Smith of North Augusta; two sons, LTC (USA Ret.) Samuel S. Wood Jr. of Fort Mill and William Grantham Wood of Spartanburg; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Tamassee DAR School, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg or the charity of one's choice.

The J.F. Floyd Mortuary, North Church Street Chapel, is in charge.

Marie Frances Bass

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Marie Frances Zurawski Bass, 51, of 1118 Pinecrest Drive died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at home.

The funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Bass owned Marie's Photography and was associated with Bill Fortune Photography in Lancaster. She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and Breast Friends.

Surviving are her husband, Paul H. Bass of Rock Hill; her son, Paul H. Bass Jr. of Birmingham, Ala.; two daughters, Margaret A. Herdegen of Columbia and Elizabeth M. Bass of Rock Hill; her mother, Theresa Molinari Zurawski of White House Station, N.J.; and two brothers, Henry Zurawski and Joseph Zurawski, both of White House Station.

A vigil service will be 7 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the service until 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of York County, 339 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Ethel Brown

CHESTER - Mrs. Ethel Murray Brown, 93, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at Plantation Estates in Matthews, N.C.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Chester Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating.

A native of Lilesville, N.C., Mrs. Brown owned and operated dress shops in Chester and Wadesboro, N.C. She was a graduate of Lilesville High School and a member of Chester First Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Mecklenburg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Surviving are her son, Donald Bayne Murray of Chester; two sisters, Alma Boswell of Badin, N.C., and Virginia McLean of Wadesboro, N.C.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of her son, Don Murray, 118 Sunset Drive, Chester.

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

Paul Curbeam

CHESTER - Mr. Paul Curbeam, 76, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of James F. Wherry Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Baptist Church, with the Rev. Moses Lightner officiating and the Rev. R. L. McClurkin assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Curbeam was a member of Mount Hopewell Baptist Church. He attended Chester County public schools. He retired from the maintenance department of Winthrop University.

Surviving are his daughter, Betty Pickett of Rock Hill; four brothers, John S. Curbeam, Leroy Curbeam Sr. and Lester Curbeam, all of Chester, and Joe Wylie Curbeam of Rock Hill; his sister, Margaret C. Hemphill of Chester; two grandchildren; his a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Margaret C. Hemphill, 110 White Oak St., Chester.

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

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

James Harris Jr.

LANCASTER - Mr. James Robert "Bob" Harris Jr., 72, of 1748 Havenwood Drive died Thursday, Dec. 3,1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Needham Williamson officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Mecklenburg County, N.C., he was the retired owner and operator of a retail boat and motor sales store. He was a World War II Army veteran, a licensed private airplane pilot, a graduate of McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., and attended the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Mahaffey Harris; his son, William Robert Harris III of Hampton, Va.; three daughters, Reneé Harris Baker of Lancaster, Debbie Harris Zvejnieks of Philadelphia and Anne Harris Bowron of New York City; his brother, William Miller Harris of Weddington, N.C.; and seven grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 608, Lancaster, SC 29721 or Home Care Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Marjory Indgjer

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Marjory May Dorwin Indgjer, 76, of 2606 Galleria Pointe Circle died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Indgjer was a native of Dorand, Wis. She worked in the banking industry for 35 years. Prior to retirement, she was with Mountain States Bank in Denver for 14 years. She was of the Protestant faith.

Surviving are her husband, Everett L. Indgjer; two sons, Dan Indgjer of Olathe, Kan., and Lawrence D. Indgjer of Fort Mill; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service at Greene Funeral Home.

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

Daniel Lovell

EDGEMOOR - Mr. Daniel Jay Lovell, 17, of 1560 Crows Nest Drive died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating.

Mr. Lovell enjoyed cutting hair and listening to music.

Surviving are his parents, Mark Jefferson and Pamela Lynn McCleery Lovell of the home; two brothers, Richard Charles Lovell of Rock Hill and Jerry William Lovell of Edgemoor; and his paternal grandmother, Amy Lovell of McGregor, Iowa.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home.

Marie Palmer

CHICAGO - Mrs. Marie Louise Cranford Palmer, 74, of Chicago, formerly of Sharon, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, in Chicago.

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

Horace Parker

ROCK HILL - Mr. Horace Draper Parker, 92, of 127 Murrah Drive died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Gaffney, Mr. Parker was a self-employed carpenter. He was an Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Lottie Phillips Parker; two sons, Phillip R. Parker of Rock Hill and Charles K. Parker of Memphis, Tenn.; his daughter, Linda Jackson of Rock Hill; three brothers, A.B. Parker of Rock Hill, J.C. Parker of Williston, and L.D. Parker of North Augusta; two sisters, Virginia Kepley of Salisbury, N.C., and Jeanette Parker of Columbia; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Linda Jackson, 3329 India Hook Road, Rock Hill.

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

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Romey Pelletier

YORK - Mr. Romey Richard Pelletier, 55, of 3216 Agean Lane died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.

James Thompson

ROCK HILL - Mr. James Thompson of 1047 Archie Drive died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

The family will be at 467 Castlewood Circle, Rock Hill.


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