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Lucile Allen

LANCASTER - Mrs. Lucile Powers Allen, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Covenant Baptist Church, with Dr. Bert Welch officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Great Falls.

Mrs. Allen was a member of First Baptist Church in Safety Harbor, Fla.

Surviving are her son, Dr. Lee Thomas of Lancaster; her stepson, Doyle Allen of Camden; her brother, Steve Powers; two sisters, Margaret Higgins of Charlotte and Willie Jamison of Tennessee; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Hartley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Pauline Archie

FORT MILL - Mrs. Pauline Mae Archie, 80, of 127 Kanawha St. died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. Roland Dry officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Archie was a retired domestic worker and the widow of Marshall "Rip" Archie. She was a member of Sisk Memorial Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Marshall Wayne Archie of Charlotte and Danny Lee Archie of Fort Mill; two daughters, Betty Lou Threadgill of Fort Mill and Linda Ann Lowery of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Fort Mill Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her son, Danny Archie, 120 W. Gregg St., Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to Sisk Memorial Baptist Church building fund, 115 Massey St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Deborah Burkett

CLOVER - Mrs. Deborah Lynn Gibson Burkett, 43, of 1192 Galway Lane died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia, with the Rev. Loy Wooten officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park.

A native of Gaston County, Mrs. Gibson worked on the assembly line at John Deere and attended Bethel Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, William Eugene Burkett; her son, Scotty Eugene Burkett of Bessemer City, N.C.; two daughters, Crystal Cherwieth Burkett of the home and Ginger Ybette Burkett of Clover; four brothers, Ronnie Lewis Gibson, Gary Wayne Gibson and David Lee Gibson, all of Gastonia, N.C., and Randy Clifford Gibson of Kings Mountain, N.C.; her sister, Patsy Jean Nations of Kings Mountain, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia.

Emma Cadden

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Emma Lucille Cadden, 55, of 5415 Old Winnsboro Road died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mitford Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Stevens officiating.

Mrs. Cadden was employed with J.P. Stevens Co. and attended Lancaster County schools.

Surviving are her son, William Samuel "Billy" Hinson of Nicholson, Ga.; two daughters, Mary Gladys "Susie" Hargett of Great Falls and Vivian Geraldine Siggers of Winder, Ga.; three brothers, Kenneth James Plyler of Great Falls, Danny Plyler of Chester and Billy Rollins of Lancaster.

Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home is in charge.

Genola Clinton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Genola Ramsey Clinton, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lando Cemetery, with the Rev. Jim Leppard officiating.

A native of Lando, Mrs. Clinton was retired from Manetta Mills. She was a member of Heath Memorial United Methodist Church and was the widow of Roy Clinton Sr.

Surviving are her son, Roy Clinton Jr. of McConnells; her daughter, Janice Broom of Edgemoor; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Heath Memorial United Methodist Church.

Robert Cobb Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Robert William Cobb Sr., 77, of 2510 Downey Drive died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral and burial will be in Washington, N.J.

Mr. Cobb was a native of Harrison, N.J., and was a retired employee of Bell Laboratories, where he worked in research and development. He was the widower of Eileen Cobb.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond Cobb of Bangor, Pa., and Philip Cobb and Donald Cobb, both of Lancaster; his daughter, Eileen Dockry of Bangor; his sister, Jean O'Gureck of Manchester, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Estelle McCullough

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Estelle Raines McCullough of 1017 Glenarden Dr., Apt. G, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Rock Grove AME Zion Church in Rock Hill, with pastor Rev. Ralph V. Washington officiating and the Rev. John Brown assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. McCullough was a native of Fairfield County, where she graduated from high school. She was a member of Rock Grove AME Zion Church.

Surviving are five daughters, Willie Mae Williams, Johnnie Mae McCullough and Agnes McCullough, all of Rock Hill, Thelma Shivers of Hempstead, N.Y., and Sally McCullough of Uniondale, N.Y.; two sons, Charles McCullough of Jamaica, N.Y., and John McCullough Jr. of Rock Hill; 24 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Pauline Moore

YORK - Mrs. Pauline Finnell Reid Moore, 77, of 112 Trenton Place died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wesley United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Keith Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

A native of York, Mrs. Moore was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and chairwoman of the Health and Welfare Committee. She was the widow of Phillip Moore.

Surviving are two sons, Samuel Martin Moore of Charlotte and Paul Thomas Moore of York; four daughters, Sheila M. Tolbert of Clover, Phyllis M. Ward of York, and Joyce Moore and Connie D. Moore, both of the home; her brother, Carl Lawrence of Philadelphia; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Sammy Truesdale

ROCK HILL - Mr. Sammy Lee "Fat" Truesdale, 69, of 1215 Sanders St. died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Boyd Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating and the Revs. Charles H. Williams and Hazel Hill assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Truesdale was formerly employed by the city of Rock Hill in the sanitation department. He was educated in York County public schools. He was a member of Boyd Hill Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Mass Choir.

Surviving are his daughter, Betty Edwards of Rock Hill; three brothers, Charles Truesdale, Bozzie Truesdale and Calvin Truesdale Sr., all of Rock Hill; his sister, Bessie Hemphill of Rock Hill; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Boyd Hill Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

The body may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Parker Funeral Home.

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

Kenneth Ackerman

LANCASTER - Mr. Kenneth Earl "Catfish" Ackerman, 64, of 207 N. White St. died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Grady Ghent officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Lancaster, Mr. Ackerman served more than 20 years in the Navy and attended Springdell Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Josephine Ackerman of the home; his son, Kenneth Ackerman of Charleston; four stepsons, Tony McDonald of Milton, Fla., Wayne McDonald of Lucedale, Miss., and Stephen McDonald and Harold McDonald, both of Lancaster; two stepdaughters, Debbie Drost of Huntsville, Texas, and Brenda Gaston of Fort Lawn; two brothers, Thomas Ackerman of Simpsonville and Jimmy Ackerman of Lancaster; three sisters, Hazel Hegler and Vera Haynes, both of Lancaster, and Joanne Ghent of Liberty Hill; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Jimmy Ackerman, 1731 Starmount Circle, Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Springdell Baptist Church building fund, 1420 Springdell Church Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Minor Benton

SMYRNA - Mr. Minor Revere Benton, 55, of 1412 McKnight Road died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery in York, with the Rev. John Heath officiating.

A native of Kings Mountain, N.C., Mr. Benton was a retired textile worker. He was of the Church of God faith.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Benton; two sons, Terry Lee Howard of Concord, N.C., and David Howard of Albemarle, N.C.; four daughters, Rebecca Hunt of Faith, N.C., Julia Tinon of Norwood, N.C., and Linda Cauthen and Tabathia Benton, both of the home; and 11 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Elizabeth Waters, 1745 Lincoln Road, York.

Memorials may be made to the Minor R. Benton memorial fund, c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

William Downs

CLOVER - Mr. William Henry Downs, 75, of 1420 Sherwood Road died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Correll Jr. officiating.

A native of Norfolk, Va., Mr. Downs served with the Army in World War II and won the Bronze Star. He was a retired mechanic and was the widower of Ellen Hicks Downs.

Surviving are three sons, James Downs of Charleston, William Downs of York and Michael Downs of Hickory Grove; his sister, Margaret McKee of Gastonia, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

John Gregory

CHESTER - Mr. John Howard Gregory, 65, of 2314 W. Baltimore St. in Baltimore died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Christopher King's Funeral Home, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating. Burial will be at Zion Pilgrim Church Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, he attended Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church and was educated in Chester County public schools.

Surviving are his brother, James Gregory of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and four sisters, Jesse Brown of Baltimore, Ann Ruffin of Queens, N.Y., Ella Pendergrass of Chester and Remattie Gregory of Brooklyn, N.Y.

The family will receive friends at 2764 April Drive in Wilksburg.

Christopher King's Funeral Home at 703 Old York Road is in charge.

Eunice Holt

LANCASTER - Mrs. Eunice Holt died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at the Lancaster Convalescent Center.

Hartley Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Christopher James

HEATH SPRINGS - Mr. Christopher Lee James, 13, died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at The Open Arm Ministry, with the Rev. Donald Deese officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Plain Baptist Church cemetery.

Christopher was a student at Barr Street School in Lancaster.

Surviving are his parents, Frank William and Patricia Diane Ivey James; his brother, Jason Eugene James of Hartsville; his sister, Cathy Langley of Heath Springs; and his grandparents, Wade and Ruth Ivey of Kershaw.

The family will receive friends at the home of Wade and Ruth Ivey, 4736 Mount Pisgah Highway, Kershaw.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

April Lee

LAKE WYLIE - Mrs. April Aldridge Lee, 44, of 4138-A Charlotte Highway died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be at Dorchester Road Nazarene Church in Charleston.

Mrs. Lee was a customer service representative with American Airlines.

Surviving are her husband, William Perry Lee; her son, William "Chip" Lee of Lake Wylie; her daughter, Kendra Lynn Lee of Lake Wylie; her father, William Aldridge of Charleston; three sisters, Sandy Southerland of Elk Creek, Va., Susan Smith of Charleston and Carol Leth of Charleston; and three grandchildren.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

John Lindsay Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. John Henry Lindsay Sr., 68, of 110 Hicks St. died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nazareth Baptist Church, with the Revs. J.H. Bailey and Billy Wilson and Pastor John Evans Sr. and Elder Billy Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Lindsay attended Nazareth Baptist Church, where he was on the usher board. He was a member of the gospel choir, attended York County public schools and was the widower of Annie Ruth Sanders.

Surviving are three sons, James Hinton of Rock Hill, John Lindsay Jr. of Tucker, Ga., and Danny Lindsay of Chester; his daughter, Shirley Ann Brown of Kentucky; his mother, Nancy Lindsay of Rock Hill; three brothers, Jerry Lindsay of Rock Hill, James Lindsay of Edgemoor and Robert Lindsay of Rock Hill; two sisters, Sherlene Lindsay of Rock Hill and Frances Thomas of Rock Hill; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home.

Alfred McCullough

ROCK HILL - Mr. Alfred Andre McCullough, 32, of 928 Southland Drive died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 6 p.m. today at the United House of Prayer For All People, with Apostle E.W. Webb officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Cemetery.

A native of Philadelphia, Mr. McCullough attended the United House of Prayer For All People and graduated from Rock Hill High School.

Surviving are his son, Shiree Burns of Newport News, Va.; his parents, Esther and Norman Hutchison of Rock Hill; his sister, Sharon Gaston of Rock Hill; and his brother, Norman Hutchison of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. today at the church and other times at the home.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

Minnie Patterson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Minnie Viola Swails Patterson, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at the Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Allen Brazzell and Bob Stewart and Dr. John Swails officiating. Burial will be at Eastside Cemetery in Rockingham, N.C.

A native of Andrews, Mrs. Patterson was a homemaker and attended Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Surviving are her husband, Harry Patterson of Lancaster; two sons, Richard Patterson of Lancaster and David Patterson of Charlotte; two brothers, T.D. Swails of Ninety Six and Paul Swails of Rockingham, N.C.; three sisters, Pauline Patterson and Bonnie Webb of Rockingham and Etta Gillis of Laurinburg, N.C.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Richard Patterson, 1328 Foxfire Drive.

Memorials may be made to Falcon Children's Home.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Platt

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Margaret Pendleton Platt, 90, of Rock Hill died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

A committal service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at St. Paul United Methodist Church cemetery in Clover. A memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Tim Tomlinson, Larry Wilson and James Platt officiating.

A native of York County, Mrs. Platt worked at Samark and Rug Mill, Efrid's Department Store and Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. She was a charter member of Lakewood Baptist Church and was the widow of Daniel Noah Platt.

Surviving are her son, Bill Platt of Rock Hill; her daughter, Dot Hutchinson of Rock Hill; four sisters, Essie Hope, Edna Hoover, Virginia Neely and Frankie Armstrong, all of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the memorial service and at other times at the homes of Dot and Larry Kelly and Bill and Doris Platt.

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church, 3520 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to the charity of one's choice.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

James Reeves Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. James "Jim" Franklin Reeves Jr., 71, of 746 Cambridge Circle died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating. Burial will be at Catawba Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Charlotte, Mr. Reeves was a retired pipefitter. He served with the Army and the Merchant Marine during the Korean conflict and was a member of the United Association of Plumbing and Pipefitters Industry Union No. 96-421.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Reeves; his son, Jimmy Reeves of Rock Hill; his father, James Reeves Sr. of Charlotte; his brother, Ken Reeves of Charlotte; three sisters, Joyce Braswell and Betty Stallings, both of Charlotte, and Doris Robbins of Indian Springs, Ala.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Greene Funeral Home from 4 to 6 tonight and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church Building Fund, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Nancy Brock

QUEENS, N.Y. - Mrs. Nancy Douglas Brock of 116-39 S. 130th St., Ozone Park, N.Y., died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 138-59 Lloyd Road, Jamaica, N.Y.

Surviving are her husband, Oscar Brock; her son, Mark Brock of the home; two daughters, Lisa Brock and Arether Brock, both of the home; her brother, James Douglas of Rock Hill; and four sisters, Elizabeth Walker and Mary Brown, both of New York, and Rosa Ann White and Sandra Douglas, both of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Foster's Funeral Home, 179-24 Linden Blvd., Jamaica, N.Y.

Robinson Funeral Home will announce local arrangements.

Clifford Comer

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mr. Clifford William Comer, 90, of 722-E Center St., Mooresville, N.C., died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Guilford Memorial Park.

A native of Yadkin, N.C., Mr. Comer attended Providence Church of God. He was a former member of Clearview Faith Temple and retired after 60 years as a carpenter.

Surviving are four sons, R.G. Comer, Larry Comer and Lloyd Comer, all of Greensboro, and Boyd Comer of York; two daughters, Linda Crawford of Statesville, N.C., and Judy Haynesworth of Greensboro; three sisters, Nola Anthony, Ida Doss and Pauline Smith, all of Greensboro; 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from from 7 to 9 tonight at Hanes Lineberry Vanstory Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.

Freddie May Cook

KERSHAW - Mrs. Freddie May Turner Cook, 91, of 112 E. Church St. died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Kershaw City Cemetery, with the Rev. Bryant Fersner officiating.

A native of Gaffney, Mrs. Cook attended United Methodist Church in Jackson Heights, N.Y. She retired from Home Life Insurance Co. and was a member of the United Women's Group, the College Club, the Southern Society of Jackson Heights and the Golden Age Club. Mrs. Cook taught Sunday school for several years. She was the widow of John Karl Cook.

Surviving are her daughter, Margaret Jane McTaggart, of Kershaw; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Elizabeth Elwell

CHESTER - Mrs. Elizabeth Baine Elwell, 87, of 1305 Stringfellow Road died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chester Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. David Levister officiating.

A native of Harnett, N.C., Mrs. Elwell was a homemaker. She was the widow of Riley Elwell.

Surviving are her son, L. Wayne Elwell of Chester; three grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

Roberta Garrison

ROCK HILL- Mrs. Roberta Anne Oliver Garrison, 49, of 2425 Ridgeway Lane died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Patricia Griffith-Fallaw and Jimmy Holley officiating. Burial will be at Harmony Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Lawrence County, Ark., Mrs. Garrison was a nurse at Piedmont Medical Center. She received the Nurse of the Year award several times during her career.

Surviving are her husband, Charles "Chuck" Garrison Jr.; her daughter, Angela McIntyre of Rock Hill; her mother, Catherine Oliver of York; her brother, Larry Oliver of Chester; two sisters, Kay Coyle of York and Brenda Vance of Black Rock, Ark.; and her grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Leukemia Society of America, P.O. Box 210936, Columbia, SC 29221.

T.J. Graham

CHESTER - Mr. T.J. Graham, 57, of 210 Ligon St. died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The family will receive friends at the home of Geneva Wise, 787 Old York Road.

Arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St.

Eunice Holt

LANCASTER - Mrs. Eunice Parnell Holt, 90, formerly of State Road, Summerville, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at the Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Salem United Methodist Church in Timmonsville, with the Rev. Elizabeth Smith officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Timmonsville, Mrs. Holt retired as a public school teacher after working in the area for 46 years. She was the widow of the Rev. James Rufus.

Surviving are her son, Thomas Holt, of Omaha, Neb.; two daughters, Marian White of Columbia and Jane Carnes of Lancaster; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home and at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Salem United Methodist Church. The family will be at the home of Jane Carnes, 182 Arrowood Ave.

Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church music fund, c/o Donnie Watford, 976 E St. Paul Road, Timmonsville, SC 29161.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Johnson

LAKE WYLIE - Mr. Robert Samuel Johnson, 78, of 24 Tanglewood Road, River Hills Plantation, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Bob Jolley

FORT MILL - Mr. Bob D. Jolley, 54, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Mercy Hospital South.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mac Kinnett officiating.

A native of Chesnee, Mr. Jolley graduated from Wofford College and was a former member of the National Guard. He worked for Springs Industries in Lancaster, was a member of the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex, was a former president of the Fort Mill chapter of the United Way and was involved with Boy Scout Troop No. 108.

Surviving are his wife, Janet Jolley of Fort Mill; his son, Robert Jolley of Columbia and Fort Mill; his daughter, Lee Jolley of Charleston and Fort Mill; and his mother, Juanita Jolley of Chesnee.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop No. 108, c/o Dan Malphrus, 608 Pine St., Fort Mill, SC 29715 or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

James Medlin Sr.

FORT MILL - Mr. James "Jim" Thomas Medlin Sr., 70, of 140 Forrest St. died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robert C. Munson officiating, assisted by the Rev. Joe Tysinger and N.J. Neely. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery with graveside Masonic rites.

A lifetime member of Catawba Lodge 56, Mr. Medlin was a retired master craftsman from Bowater. He was a member of the Eastern Star, the rifle squad of the American Legion, Fort Mill Moose Lodge No. 1240 and the men's Bible class of St. John's United Methodist Church. Mr. Medlin was a Navy veteran and attended Clemson College.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Medlin; his son, James Medlin of Fort Mill; two brothers, Bobby Ray Medlin of Williamsburg, Va., and Harold Medlin of Watkinsville, Ga.; his sister, Emmie Davis of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at St. John's United Methodist Church and at other times at the home.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge.

Virginia Williamson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Virginia June Williams Williamson, 68, of 1153 Deas St. died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Sonshine Village.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at West End Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Lowery officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Pageland, Mrs. Williamson attended West End Baptist Church and was a former member of College Park Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Douglas Williamson of Fort Mill, and Dale Williamson and Derrick Williamson, both of Rock Hill; her daughter, Robin Beckler of Rock Hill; her brother, Edgar "Junior" Williams of Fort Mill; four sisters, Mary Helms of Monroe, N.C., Bobbie Allen of Columbia, Shirley Watts of Stanley, N.C., and Amelia Street of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Derrick Williamson, 1154 Deas St., Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made West End Baptist Church building fund, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Daisy Wilson

CHESTER - Mrs. Daisy Burnett "Cookie" Wilson, 64, of 136 York St. died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Purity Presbyterian Church, with Drs. Joe Brookes and Charles Elliott officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

Mrs. Wilson was a Greenwood native. She was a former school teacher and retired from the Chester County school district as a media specialist. She also taught school in Dekalb County, Ga., and in York. She had a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Winthrop University. She was a member of Purity Presbyterian Church, where she worked as a Sunday school teacher and deacon. She had been chairwoman of the Woman's Circle and moderator of Presbyterian Women. She served as chairwoman of the Pastor Nomination Committee and was a member of the handbell choir and the D.A.R.

Surviving are her husband, James A Wilson; two sons, James A. Wilson Jr. of Chester and Dr. William E. Wilson of Mount Pleasant; two daughters, Elizabeth W. Whitesides of York and Mary W. Pettus of Chester; and her sister, Mary Ellen Stricklin of Athens, Ohio.

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

Memorials may be made to Purity Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 278, Chester, SC 29706.
 

Ora Adams

FORT MILL - Mrs. Ora Hannon Adams, 87, of 129 Ritch St. died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Magnolia Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John's United Methodist Church of Fort Mill, with the Rev. Joe Tysinger officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Adams was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and was retired from Springs Industries, Fort Mill Plant No. 1. She was the widow of Fred Carlton Adams.

Surviving are two sons, John L. Adams of Tunkhannock, Pa., and Douglas R. Adams of Rock Hill; two daughters, Judy Ann Jones of Lumberton, N.C., and Sue Carolyn Nivens of Rock Hill; two half-sisters, Nancy Smith of Arlington, Texas, and Martha McPhail of Greensboro, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

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

Margaret Calvert

GREENVILLE - Mrs. Margaret Hallman Calvert, 90, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in Jonesville. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Rolling Green Village in Greenville.

A native of Henderson County, N.C., Mrs. Calvert was employed as a secretary with Celanese Corp. in Rock Hill for more than 20 years. She was a charter member of the Rock Hill Chapter of Professional Secretaries International and spent two terms as president. She was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church in Rock Hill.

Surviving are her daughter, Patricia C. Newton of Brevard, N.C.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Mackey Mortuary, Century Drive, is in charge.

T.J. Graham

CHESTER - Mr. T.J. Graham, 57, of 210 Ligon St. died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Prospect Baptist Church, with the Rev. George Sims officiating, assisted by the Revs. A.A. Bankhead and Charles Pratt. Burial will be at the church cemetery

A native of Chester, Mr. Graham was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Mount Prospect Baptist Church. He attended Chester County public schools and was employed by Robert Lee Construction and Landscaping.

Surviving are his son, Eddie Hardin of Chester; his companion, Ella Rambert of the home; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of his aunt, Geneva Wise, at 787 Old York Road in Chester.

King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., is in charge.

Joe Ferrell

ROCK HILL - Mr. Joseph Richard Ferrell of 3000 Hilton Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at West End Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mike Lowery and Larry Gregory officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

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

Joanna Magruder

ROCK HILL - Miss Joanna E. Magruder, 82, of 475 Plantation Road died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Crown Hill Cemetery in Denver, with the Rev. Clarke Vestal officiating.

A native of Kansas City, Mo., and formerly of Denver, Miss Magruder was a graduate of Colorado Teachers College and received her master's degree from the University of Denver. She was a retired school teacher of the Arapahoe County School District No. 1 of Colorado.

Surviving are five cousins.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Cleveland Pendergrass

CHESTER - Mr. Cleveland Pendergrass, 60, of 117 Lowery St. died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church on Ligon Street, with the Rev. Robert Entzminger officiating. Burial will be at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church cemetery in Wilksburg.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Pendergrass attended Chester County schools and joined Union Baptist Church at an early age. He was a member of the Tri-County Athletic Club and a golfer.

Surviving are his wife, Janie Viola "Sis" Caldwell Pendergrass; two sons, Vernon Pendergrass of the home and Charles Ward of Baltimore; two daughters, Anita Pendergrass of the home and Denise Cornwell of Chester; two brothers, William Pendergrass of Chester and Floyd Pendergrass of Rock Hill; his sister, Cynthia Bonds of Detroit; five grandchildren, two of whom he reared, Cody Pendergrass and Carlos Pendergrass, both of the home.

The family will receive friends at the home of Janie Mae Mayfield, 178 Loomis St., Chester.

The body will be taken to the church at noon Thursday.

The body may be viewed from noon to 9 tonight at Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road.

Patricia Plyler

TREADWAY, Tenn. - Mrs. Patricia Ann Plyler, 54, formerly of Lancaster, died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church in Treadway. A service in Lancaster will be 11 a.m. Friday at Christian Assembly Church, with the Rev. Marvin Tennant officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Plyler was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, William "Cliff" Plyler; her son, Cliff "Bubba" Plyler of Treadway; three daughters, Teresa Peagler and Donnal Rabon, both of Lancaster, and Tammy Seal of Treadway; her father, Homer E. Adams of Lancaster; her brother, Terry W. Adams of Lancaster; seven grandchildren; her great-grandchild; and four foster grandchildren.

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

Steve Thrift

ROCK HILL - Mr. Steve Earl Thrift, 50, of 1740 Smoke Road died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at home.

A memorial visitation service will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home.

Mr. Thrift was employed with Spring Industries in Fort Mill for 26 years.

Surviving are his son, Chris Thrift of Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Kathy Thrift and Renee Burt, both of Rock Hill; and his brother, Larry Thrift of McConnells.

Memorials may be made to Steve Thrift Memorial Fund c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Margaret Waldrop

CLOVER - Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Moore Waldrop, 67, of 937 Echo Springs Circle died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Ellis officiating. Burial will be at Poplar Springs Baptist Church cemetery in Shelby, N.C.

Mrs. Waldrop was retired from Marion Yarns in Clover.

Surviving are her husband, Manuel Waldrop; her daughter, Patricia Clontz of Charlotte; her mother, Dixie G. Moore of Shelby; three brothers, Ben Moore of Elgin, Ill., Tom Moore of Alexander City, Ala., and William Moore of Charlotte; two sisters, Louise White and Susan Jones, both of Shelby; her grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

Joseph Workman

RIDGEWAY - Mr. Joseph Lyle Workman, 83, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at Tanglewood Nursing Home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Mike Littlejohn officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Workman was a member of West End Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired delivery van driver, having worked for several dry cleaners in the Rock Hill area.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews, one of whom, Thomas Wayne McCoy of Rock Hill, was his caregiver.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Thomas Wayne McCoy, 3333 Lesslie Woods Court, Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to United Hospice, 6300 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29212.
 

LeRoy Counterman

RICHBURG - Mr. LeRoy Counterman, 78, of 1863 Brown Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Rodney Foster officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

A native of Rockford, Ohio, Mr. Counterman was a retired farmer. He was an Army/Air Force veteran of World War II and received the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Y. Counterman; two sons, Steve Counterman of Chester and Neal Counterman of York; his daughter, Lynn C. Bain of Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers, Glenn Counterman of Celina, Ohio, and Gene Counterman of Deshler, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Louise Hull and Marie Schnare, both of Celina; seven grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Barron Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association of South Carolina, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260 or Arthritis Foundation, 7 Woodlawn Green, Suite 217, 5019 Nations Crossing, Charlotte, NC 28217.

Carolyn Doggett

LAKE WYLIE - Mrs. Carolyn Harrill Doggett, 72, of River Hills Plantation died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at River Hills Community Church, with the Rev. Russ Brown officiating.

Mrs. Doggett graduated from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 1947. She was an active member of the Ladies Golf Association of River Hills and the River Hills Community Church.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas O. Doggett Sr.; three sons, T.O. Doggett Jr. of Charleston, Scott B. Doggett of Dublin, Ohio, and C. Tyler Doggett of Boulder, Colo.; six sisters, Betty Jean Roper of Lake City, Fla., Doris Yelton of Bowling Green, Ky., Flo Stines and Gail Hecht, both of Morganton, N.C., Martha Jo Deal of Statesville, N.C., and Millie Burgess of Seymour, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the church after the service.

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

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Sylvia Erby

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sylvia Erby of 209 Whitney St. died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

J. Richard Ferrell

ROCK HILL - Mr. Joseph Richard Ferrell, 64, of 3000 Hilton Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at West End Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mike Lowery and Larry Gregory officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Ferrell retired from Bowater after 36 years of service. He owned and operated Ferrell's Lawn Mower Sales & Service for 29 years. He was a member of West End Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and former Sunday school teacher. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean conflict and served in Guam.

Surviving are his wife, Dolores Brewton Ferrell; two daughters, Beverly Ferrell Morehead and Teresa Ferrell Davis, both of Rock Hill; his sister, Katherine McFadden of Fort Mill; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church, 1727 McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Elsie Garvin

YORK - Mrs. Elsie Brindle Garvin, 83, of 1350 Garvin Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lee Phillips officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Garvin was a homemaker and a member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Boney Garvin.

Surviving are two sons, Boney Phillip Garvin of Wauchula, Fla., and Thomas Coleman "T.C." Garvin of York; her daughter, Rebecca Garvin Brazell of York; two brothers, Havern Brindle of York and Joe Brindle of Charlotte; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 2343 S. Highway 321, York, SC 29745.

Timothy Hagans

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mr. Timothy Michael Hagans, 50, of 3900 St. Regis Drive, formerly of Clover, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover, with the Rev. Billy Miller officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. Hagans was an Army veteran of Vietnam. He was a pilot with Mountain Air Cargo.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Watford Hagans; his son, Jamie Hagans of Bessemer City, N.C.; two stepdaughters, Michelle Herring and Amy Jarrett, both of Gastonia; and his sister, Peggy Martin of Meridan, Conn.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, and at other times at 3781 St. Regis Drive.

Memorials may be made to Ranlo Baptist Church, 1517 Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 or to Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, Harris Hospice Unit Fund, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233-3549.

Bruce Hammond

LANCASTER - Mr. Bruce Wayne Hammond, 42, of 1699 E. Shiloh-Unity Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Height Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ron Gregory officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Hammond was employed by DuPont and was a member of the Whitehall Hunting Club and the Lancaster Bassmasters.

Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Tinsley Hammond; two daughters, Brittney Hammond of Lancaster and Traci Marlow of Fort Mill; two stepdaughters, Lauren Taylor of Woodruff and Jacqueline Page of Lancaster; his father, Floyd George Hammond of Lancaster; his mother, Florence Faile Straugh of Flint, Mich.; his brother, Douglas Hammond of Lancaster; his sister, Audrey Underwood of Lancaster; and his step granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Floyd George Hammond, 1699 Pardue St., Lancaster.

Arthur Ligon

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Arthur Eugene Ligon, 76, of 1295 S. Rutherford St. died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at the Veterans Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at White Columns Funeral Service, with the Revs. Lucky Earls, Michael Ford and Greg Martin officiating. Burial will be at Clingman Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Ligon was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his son, Tommy Ligon of Blacksburg; five daughters, Doris Jean Phillips of Shelby, N.C., Patricia Green of Lyman, Brenda Clark and Maybell Wright, both of Gaffney, and Libby Phillips of Blacksburg; his brother, Joe Dean Ligon of York; his sister, Dorothy Lanier of Tirzah; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Tommy and Donna Ligon, 369 Jumping Branch Road, Blacksburg.

James Reiney Jr.

HONG KONG - Mr. James R. Reiney Jr., 58, the son of James R. Reiney Sr. and Lovice C. Reiney, formerly of Rock Hill, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998.

A memorial service will be Jan. 16, 1998, in St. Helena, Calif.

A native of Lynville, Tenn., Mr. Reiney was a retired employee of Bechtel Corp. and a current employee of AES China. He was a 1962 graduate of The Citadel and an Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Pamela W. Reiney, of St. Helena; his daughter, Devon R. DeGarmo, of Chico, Calif.; and his brother, William T. Reiney of Havelock, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Clyde Self Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Clyde William Self Sr., 66, of 1730 Hillside Ave. died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at his home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Joel Rhyner officiating.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Self was a retired mechanic for Springs Industries.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Payne Self; two sons, Clyde William "Billy" Self Jr. and Terry Lynn Self Sr., both of Lancaster; two daughters, Darlene Robinson of Lancaster and Donna Stokes of Kershaw; his stepdaugther, Debbie Payne of Kershaw; two brothers, Robert Self of Columbia and Eugene Self of Lancaster; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Home Care Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Lessie Taylor

KERSHAW - Mrs. Lessie Outen Taylor, 77, of 5166 Bethune Road died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Abney Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mendle Baker and Louie Anderson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of Abney Baptist Church and was the retired owner-operator of Taylor's Grocery. She was the widow of Willie Noah Taylor.

Surviving are three sons, Olin J. Taylor, Herman W. Taylor and Billy W. Taylor, all of Kershaw; four daughters, Jean Vincent of Camden, Mildred Phillips of Fort Mill, Betty Faulkenberry of Kershaw and Judy Carnes of Chester; her sister, Evelyn Gandy of Kershaw; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

William Worthy

ROANOKE, Va. - Mr. William C. "Capus" Worthy, 86, of 3012 Limewood Road, formerly of Leeds Community, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Sweets Baptist Church in Roanoke.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Worthy was educated in Chester County public schools. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Hattie Worthy; two sons, Leon Worthy of Baltimore and William Worthy Jr. of Virginia; two sisters, Lillie Mae Williams of Reading, Pa., and Bernice Watson of New York City.

Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home is in charge.

Christopher King Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road, is in charge of local arrangements.


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