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Charles Brewer

CLOVER - Mr. Charles Allen Brewer, 19, of 680 Glenn Road died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob Abel officiating.

Born in Gaston County, N.C., Mr. Brewer attended Bowling Green Presbyterian Church. He was a student at Webb Street School in Gastonia, N.C.

Surviving are his parents, J. Patrick and Diane Miller Caldwell of the home; his brother, Roger Brewer of York; his grandparents, Charles and Delores Miller of Frost Proof, Fla., and Joe and Dot Caldwell of Clover; and his birth father, Roger Brewer of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. today in the fellowship hall of Bowling Green Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to the Webb Street School, 1623 N. Webb St., Gastonia, NC 28052.

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

John Broadbent Jr.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH - Mr. John Broadbent Jr., 81, died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at McMillan-Small Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Hollywood Memorial Park in Union, N.J.

Born in Newark, N.J., Mr. Broadbent attended Newark College of Engineering. He was retired from Exxon Research Co., in Linden, N.J., where he was a design draftsman. He was a member of Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church and the Exxon Pelican Annuitants Club.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Walters Broadbent of North Myrtle Beach; two sons, Jack Broadbent of Rock Hill and Gary Broadbent of Hampton, Va.; his daughter, Carolyn Broadbent of Totowa, N.J.; his brother, James Broadbent of Madison, N.J.; his sister, Anna Ruth Waddell of Denver, Pa., and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the McMillan-Small Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 277, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597.

Josephine Byers

CLOVER - Mrs. Josephine McClure Byers, 67, of 2477 Holly Road died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home in York.

William Foster

HUDSON, N.C. - William "Steve" Foster, 9, of Cajah's Mountain Road died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

The funeral was Sunday at Dry Ponds Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Crouse, and the Revs. Russell Cook and J.R. Hill officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.

Born in Cleveland County, N.C., Steve attended Trinity Baptist Church and Sawmills Accelerated School. He was an honorary policeman with the Gaffney Police Department.

Surviving are his father, George S. Foster of King's Mountain, N.C.; his mother, Lucinda Hill Foster of Hudson; his stepfather, Danny Deese of Hudson; his sister, Stacey Foster of Hudson; his stepsister, Amber Wilson of Hudson; maternal grandparents, Tommy and Barbara Mullinax of Gaffney; maternal great-grandmother, Sarah Benton of Gaffney; paternal grandparents, David and Patricia Hannon of Cherryville, N.C., and Donald and Tilly Foster of Grover, N.C.; paternal great-grandmother, Eva Estes of Grover; paternal stepgrandparents, Junior and Betty Robbins of Burlington, N.C.; and paternal great-grandfather, Jack Hill of Mebane, N.C.

Memorials may be sent to Trinity Baptist Church, 104 S.W. Mulberry St., Lenoir, NC 28645.

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home in Lenoir, N.C., was in charge.

Corbett Fowler

ROCK HILL - Mr. Corbett Nuby "Ben" Fowler, 79, of 425 Pendleton St. died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, at his home.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. today in Loris at Dogwood Baptist Church.

Surviving are his son, Ira Fowler of Catawba; three brothers, Lacy Fowler, Jeff Fowler and Dailon Fowler, all of Loris; his sister, Rebba Cartar of Loris; two grandsons, Derrick Fowler of Rock Hill and Tony Fowler of Catawba; and two granddaughters, Kelli Fowler of Rock Hill and Dawn Fowler of Catawba.

The family will be receiving friends from 7 to 9 Wednesday night at the home of his son, Ira Fowler, 323 Rowells Road, Catawba, (803) 329-4901.

Richard Holcomb Jr.

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Richard Watte Holcomb Jr., 42, of 1232 Choyce Ave. died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at his home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill, with Chaplin Karen Moore officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Holcomb was a native of Monroe, N.C., and was a machinist.

Surviving are his wife, Kathy Threatt Holcomb; his parents, Melvin and Margie Hunneycutt Melton of Fort Mill; four brothers, Thomas "Tommy" Holcomb of Indian Land, Johnny Holcomb of Denver, N.C., Kenneth Melton of Kayle, Texas, and Donald G. Melton of Indianapolis, Ind.; and two sisters, Sherry Bush of Catawba and Teresa Berntsen of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his parents, Melvin and Margie Melton, 421 Lancaster Estates, Fort Mill.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 East 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or to Rainteam, Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, 7407 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28217.

Susan Johnson

HEATH SPRINGS - Mrs. Susan Parker Johnson, 44, of 6844 Beecher Horton Road died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, with the Rev. Warren Johnson officiating.

A native of Chicago, Mrs. Johnson was employed at Springs Industries' Grace Bleachery.

Surviving are her husband, Earl Bruce Johnson; her daughter, Ginger Edwards of Rock Hill; her father, Wade Parker Jr. of Kershaw; three brothers, Tim Parker of Columbia, Douglas Parker of Heath Springs and Robert Parker of Kershaw; her sister, Debra Ann Fincher of Monroe, N.C.; and her grandchild.

The family will receive friends at home.

Charles Kennedy Jr.

YORK - Mr. Charles Hoffman Kennedy Jr., 70, of 5275 Chalet Court died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. George Dye officiating.

Born in Elkins, W.Va., Mr. Kennedy was a supervisor for General Motors Corp. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Freeman Kennedy; four sons, Richard Kennedy of Charlotte, Thomas Kennedy of Carthage, N.C., Robert Kennedy of Lancaster, and Paul Kennedy of York; his daughter, Vicki K. McKinney of Fort Mill; his brother, Robert Kennedy of Rock Port, N.Y.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

John Marshall III

WASHINGTON - Mr. John D. Marshall III, 42, of Washington died Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999.

A service will be 6 tonight at William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home in Petersburg, Va. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rock Hill. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Mr. Marshall was employed by the Wyndham Center City Hotel of Washington. He was a graduate of Salisbury High School in Salisbury, N.C., and Virginia State University in Petersburg. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Capitol Hill.

Surviving are his mother, Clementine M. Marshall of Petersburg; his father, John D. Marshall of Fayetteville, N.C.; his son, Anthony Jay Marshall of Portsmouth, Va.; two sisters, Cynthia Clear of Plantation, Fla., and Karen Holt of Petersburg.

Memorials may be sent to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 902 Crawford Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

The body may be viewed at 5 tonight at William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home, 137 Harrison St., Petersburg, Va.

Grady Merck

ROCK HILL -"Mr. Grady Merck, 55, of 1029 Neal St. died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Annie Stinson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Annie Belk Stinson, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ricky Haile officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Stinson was a homemaker and a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Waddell Stinson Jr. and Larry Morrow Stinson, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Sara Frazier of Lancaster and Eunice Tripps of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.

McMullen Funeral Home is in charge.

Myrtle Thompson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Myrtle Stogner Thompson, 91, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jack Nunn, William Graham and Robert Jones officiating. Burial will be at Bethel United Methodist Church cemetery.

Born in Lancaster County, Mrs. Thompson was the retired owner/operator of Thompson Grocery at Sapp's Crossroads. She was a member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church and the widow of Carl Thompson.

Surviving are two sons, Ned Thompson of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Tommy Thompson of Marietta, Ga.; six daughters, Naida Caterina and Betty Foard, both of Charlotte, Carlene Kiser of Atlanta, Ann Grayson of Tampa, Fla., Mary Harper of Murrells Inlet, and Linda Arruza of Simi Valley, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be sent to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church building fund, 133 S. Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Beulah Usher

LANCASTER - Mrs. Beulah Mae Everall Usher, 91, of 2248 Willie Usher Road died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Thurman Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Usher was a homemaker and a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of William Jud Usher.

Surviving are her son, Howard Usher of Lancaster; her daughter, Ellen Bierhost of Jacksonville, Fla.; her brother, Odell Everall of Lancaster; her sister, Irene Everall of Lancaster; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Oak Hill Baptist Church, 6437 Oak Hill Church Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Theodore White

ROCK HILL - Mr. Theodore White, of 219 Miller St., died Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Dr. Arthur Randolph Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. White attended the public schools of York County. He was a retired city of Rock Hill employee and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Matthew AME Zion Church, where he formerly served as a steward and an usher.

Surviving are his sister, Bessie M. Brown of Rock Hill.

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

The family will receive friends at the home.

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

Josephine Byers

CLOVER - Mrs. Josephine McClure Byers, 67, of 2477 Holly Road died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fishing Creek Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. Terry Wallace officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, Rufus Byers; her son, Ken Byers of Winston-Salem, N.C.; two daughters, Angela R. McClure and Roise L. McClure, both of York; her sister, Feannie Neely of McConnells; three brothers, Johnny McClure and Roosevelt McClure, both of York, and Kenneth McClure of Charlotte; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 tonight at Wright Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Louise Brown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Louise T. Brown of 1265 Dunlap Roddey Road died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Charles Caldwell

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Mr. Charles William Caldwell, 54, formerly of Rock Hill, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, at Forsyth Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Zion AME Zion Church in Landsford, with the Rev. Johnny Caldwell Jr. officiating and Bishop Robert Gaston and Elder Mark Mack assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Caldwell was a member of Bethlehem Holiness Church, where he was a former usher. He later moved his membership to New Life Miracle Deliverance Church. He was employed by the Forsyth Industrial System and had attended Chester County public schools.

Surviving are two sisters, Julia Mae Caldwell Gaston of Winston-Salem and Martha Elizabeth Jenkins of Fayetteville, Ga.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home in Rock Hill and at other times at the home of Roddey Caldwell, 1022 Martin Ave., Rock Hill.

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

Carroll Harrison

CLOVER - Mr. Carroll Hunter Harrison, 77, of 6249 Oakridge Road died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jerry Bryant and Dean Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Harrison was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from C&C Builders.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Parham Harrison; two sons, Carl Arthur Harrison and Steven Dwight Harrison, both of Clover; his daughter, Diane Harrison Harwell of Hopkins; three brothers, David L. Harrison and Jerry Harrison, both of Greensboro, N.C., and John B. Harrison of Gastonia, N.C.; his sister, Edna L. Harrison of Gastonia; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

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

Dorothy Hensley

FORT MILL - Mrs. Dorothy Elaine Price Hensley, 45, of 1744 Country Lodge Road died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Glen Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gene Flack officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Hensley was a homemaker. She was retired from the Celanese Corp.

Surviving are her husband, Albert "Junior" Hensley; her son, Shaun Christopher Hensley of Fort Mill; her daughter, Stephanie Hensley Torbush of Fort Mill; her parents, Loyd and Frances Price of Fort Mill; her brother, Loyd Alan Price of Fort Mill; her sister, Cathy Price Workman of Fort Mill; and her grandchild.

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

John Marshall III

WASHINGTON - Mr. John D. Marshall III, 42, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rock Hill. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Mr. Marshall was employed by the Wyndham Center City Hotel of Washington. He was a graduate of Salisbury High School in Salisbury, N.C., and Virginia State University in Petersburg, Va. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Capitol Hill.

Surviving are his son, Anthony Jay Marshall of Portsmouth, Va.; his father, John D. Marshall of Fayetteville, N.C.; his mother, Clementine M. Marshall of Petersburg; and two sisters, Cynthia Clear of Plantation, Fla., and Karen Holt of Petersburg.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church and at other times at the home of his aunt, Jane McCrowey, 793 Laney Terrace, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be sent to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 902 Crawford Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Grace Martin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Grace Green Martin, 88, formerly of York, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at Beverly Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Canaan United Methodist Church cemetery in Smyrna, with the Rev. Everett Burnette officiating.

A native of Cherokee Falls, Mrs. Martin was a retired nurse. She was the widow of Albert Inman Martin. She was a member of Woodman's Circle and First Baptist Church in York.

Surviving are her son, William Eugene "Bill" Martin of Phoenix; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Gayle McArthur

MONTREAT, N.C. - Mrs. Gayle Rankin McArthur, 76, of 116 Mecklenburg Circle, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Highland Farms Retirement Community.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church in Black Mountain, N.C.

A native of Marion, Ala., Mrs. McArthur graduated from Druid Hills High School in Atlanta in 1939. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1943.

After teaching a term, she worked with Lockheed Marietta during World War II and was involved in the drafting design phase of the electrical system for the B-29 bomber. She and other employees observed the inaugural flight of the first B-29 produced.

She received her master's degree in Christian education in 1946 from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Va. She became director of Christian education at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill. After two years, she moved to First Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Ga., and in 1950, became director of Christian education at First Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas. She returned to Rock Hill in 1952.

She served on the Board of Women's Work of the Presbyterian Church and was the recipient of a Life Membership in the Women of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church.

She earned a master's degree in library science from Winthrop University and worked in the Rock Hill public schools as an elementary and middle school librarian.

Surviving are her husband, Clarence A. "Mac" McArthur Jr.; four sons, Clarence Alexander "Sandy" McArthur III of Marietta, Ga.; John Rankin McArthur of Cary, N.C., James Gayle McArthur of Charlotte, and Leigh Pope McArthur of Dunwoody, Ga.; her brother, John Robert "Bob" Rankin of Sun City, Fla.; and eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Gayle Rankin McArthur Scholarship Fund, Union & Presbyterian School of Christian Education, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227 or to Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC 28757.

Donald McQueen Jr.

LAURINBURG - Mr. Donald Howard McQueen Jr., 90, of 526 Everette St. died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1998, at the Edwin Morgan Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Nick Mager and Elizabeth Forrester officiating.

Mr. McQueen attended Davidson College and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was retired as vice president and secretary of the Wade S. Dunbar Insurance Agency and was a board member of Scotland Saving & Loan Association, now Scotland Savings Bank. He was a former member of the Laurinburg Lions Club and a former deacon at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Loma Hammond McQueen; two sons, Dr. Donald McQueen of Rock Hill and Dr. Jim McQueen of Laurinburg; his sister, Mary Currie of High Point, N.C.; and seven grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Scotland County, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353 or Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, 600 W. Church St., Laurinburg, NC 28352.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is in charge.

E. Grady Merck Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. E. Grady Merck Sr., 55, of 1029 Neal St. died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Costner officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York.

A native of Belmont, N.C., Mr. Merck was employed by Superior Washer and Gasket, S.C. Corp., in Rock Hill. He attended Lighthouse Pentecostal Holiness Church in Fort Mill and played guitar with several country music bands and in area churches.

Surviving are his wife, Wanda Hullett Merck; three sons, Kyle Eric Merck of the home, Michael Grady Merck of Charlotte, and Grady Merck Jr. of York; two daughters, Michelle Bradham of Sharon and Crystal Merck of Kershaw; his brother, Harry Merck of Clover; two sisters, Lucille Youngblood of York and Carol Aman of Delta, Colo.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Patricia Wallace, 3661 India Hook Road, Rock Hill.

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

Lula Scruggs

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lula Scruggs, 94, of 341-A Wilhurst St. died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Daniel Chisholm officiating and the Revs Ronald Broome, Paul Long, W.W. Thompson, and W.B. White assisting. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Chester County.

Mrs. Scruggs was a retired domestic worker. She was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church, where she was a former member of the hymn choir. She was educated in Fairfield County public schools.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary Pickett, Agnes L. Davis and Patricia Ferguson, all of Rock Hill; her brother, Dan Scruggs of Rock Hill; three sisters, Lindsay Chambers of Rock Hill, Viola Hunt of Virginia, and Rosa Holmes of Blair; six grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Parker Funeral Home.

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

Jimmie Sowell Sr.

SHARON - Mr. Jimmie William Sowell Sr., 75, of 3926 Woodlawn St. died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangments will be announced by York Funeral Home. 

Felicity Adams

CLOVER - Mrs. Felicity Ann Mudd Adams, 62, of 1275 Old Cambridge Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Clover First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. William Neely officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mrs. Adams was a member of Clover Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her husband, Billy M. Adams; three sons, David William Adams and Carl Derrick Adams, both of Clover, and Mark Stephen Adams of Aqua Prieto, Mexico; two sisters, Irene Crisco of Hamlet, N.C., and Alice Gaither of Charleston; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Clover Presbyterian Church building fund, 202 Kings Mountain Highway, Clover, SC 29710.

Cade Bailey

EDGEMOOR - Mr. Cade J. Bailey, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Harmony Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bob Porterfield officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Bailey was a member of Harmony Baptist Church since 1953. He was retired from Manetta Mills and was active in senior services at the Edgemoor Community Center. He was the widower of Winnie Proctor Bailey.

Surviving is his son, Wade Bailey of Edgemoor.

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

Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church, 5403 Harmony Church Road, Chester SC 29712.

Louise Brown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Louise Tadlock Terry Brown, 74, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

A native of Chesterfield County, Mrs. Brown was a homemaker. She was the widow of Lonnie Terry and Roy Earl Brown.

Surviving are her son, Kenneth Wayne Brown of Rock Hill; her daughter, Deborah B. Daniels of Rock Hill; two brothers, Grover Tadlock of Gastonia, N.C., and Preston Tadlock of Belmont, N.C.; two sisters, Estelle Bernasconi of Gastonia, N.C., and Josephine Hamilton of Belmont, N.C.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Louise Brown Funeral Fund c/o Wolfe Funeral Home, 314 Spratt St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Pearl Curry

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Pearl Curry of Gibson End Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls

Minnie Foster

LANCASTER - Mrs. Minnie Bowers Foster, 88, of White Oak Manor died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Covenant Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Bert Welch and the Rev. J.R. Wilson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Travelers Rest.

Mrs. Foster was a homemaker and a volunteer at White Oak Manor. She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church and was the widow of Edward Paul Foster.

Surviving are her daughter, Elaine Foster Wade of Lancaster; her sister, Rosa Copeland of Columbia; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service and at other times at the home of Elaine Wade, 1142 Canterbury Drive, Lancaster.

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

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

William Fox II

LANCASTER - Mr. William August Fox II, 70, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Fox served in the Army. He was employed with Lehigh Structural Steel Co. in Allentown, Pa., and was transferred to Lancaster as plant superintendent with Lehigh-Lancaster Inc. He retired in 1993. He was a fourth degree knight with the Knights of Columbus and an active member of St. Catherine Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Shalenik Fox; four sons, Bill Fox of Matthews, N.C., Mark Fox of Florence, Joey Fox of Charlotte, and Andy Fox of Tokyo, Japan; six daughters, Mary Smith of Arden, N.C., and Kathy Creech of Sumter, Betsy Thomas of Young Harris, Ga., Janey deRieux of Simpsonville, Terry Roche of Duluth, Ga., and Peggy Greer of Alberta, Canada.; two brothers, Francis Fox and Jim Fox; three sisters, Teresa Schlegel, Mitzi Zeiner and Jeannie McGuire; 35 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to St. Catherine Catholic Church building fund, 720 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Clifford Kelly

KERSHAW - Mr. Clifford Eugene Kelly, 64, of 5958 Center Grove Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Center Grove Baptist Church, with the Revs. Charlie Simmons and Jimmy Hanf officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mr. Kelly was a cabinetmaker. He was a member of Hart Masonic Lodge No. 380 in Lancaster and a member of Center Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joanne Eubanks Kelly; his son, Donald Kelly of Lancaster; three brothers, David Kelly and Roy Kelly, both of Lancaster, Richard Kelly of Chester; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home in Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Center Grove Baptist Church, 6028 Center Grove Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Sarah Freeman

McCONNELLS - Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Freeman, 68, of 155 Hidden Branch Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright's Funeral Home in York.

Curtis Knight

LANCASTER - Mr. Curtis Lee Knight, 87, of 2468 Camp Creek Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Frank Lybrand officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Knight was a retired car dealer and farmer. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and was the widower of Lillie Mae Hilton Knight.

Surviving are his son, Bobby Lee Knight of Lancaster; three daughters, Martha Finley and Carolyn Parker, both of Lancaster, and Jessie Mae Powell of Columbia; his brother, Ray Knight of Lancaster; three sisters, Connie McNaughton of Kershaw, and Sarah Burr and Pearlie Wright, both of Lancaster; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hartley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Martha Finley, 2452 Camp Creek Road, Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Frankie Moore

CLOVER - Ms. Frankie J. Moore, 58, of 109 Queensgate Road died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant AME Zion Church in Gastonia, with Elder Carl Glenn officiating. Burial will be at Clover Community Cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Maury Martin of Gastonia and Regina F. Moore of Toledo, Ohio; her sister, Mary M. Bratton of Clover; and her grandchild.

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

The body may be viewed from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Generation Funeral Home in Clover.

Gregory Morris

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Gregory Scott Morris, 15, of Beaten Path died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at The Oratory in Rock Hill, with Father David Valtierra officiating.

A native of Chester, Mr. Morris attended East Middle School in Statesville.

Surviving are his parents, John Thomas and Louise Koenig Morris of Mooresville; his brother, Jeffrey Thomas Morris of the home; his grandmother, Bridget Francis Creaven Morris of Richburg.

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

Memorials may be made to the National Fragile X Foundation, 1441 York St., Suite 303, Denver, CO 80206.

Cavin Funeral Home, Mooresville, is in charge.

Erving Simpson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Erving Simpson of 428 Baker St. died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Thomas Watson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Thomas Watson, 79, of 4411 Givens Road died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

The family will be at the home of his sister, Tillie Mae Watson Givens, 4241 Givens Road, Rock Hill.

Minnie Yon

LORIS - Mrs. Minnie Brown Yon, 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Loris Extended Care Facility.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Loris First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Doug Gilliland officiating. Burial will be at Patterson Cemetery.

Mrs. Yon was a homemaker. She was a member of Loris First United Methodist Church, where she was a choir member. She was past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star Lodge No. 106 and a substitute teacher. She was the widow of James Homer Yon Sr.

Surviving are three sons, James H. "Buddy" Yon Jr. and Robert C. "Bobby" Yon, both of Charlotte, and William S. "Bill" Yon of Loris; two sisters, Yvonne Binnicker and Joyce Fleniken, both of Orangeburg; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Loris First United Methodist Church building fund, 3507 Broad St., Loris, SC 29569.

Hardwick Funeral Home is in charge.


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