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William Ashe

YORK - Mr. William Grier Ashe, 93, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia United Methodist Church in York, with the Rev. Lee Phillips officiating.

Mr. Ashe was a native of York, a lifetime member of the Philadelphia United Methodist Church and a foreman for Cameron Farms. He was the widower of Mary McManus Ashe.

Surviving are his daughter, Sara Ashe Thomas of York; his brother, Gene Ashe of Chester; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 2260 Chester Highway, York, SC 29745 or to McConnells Baptist Church, McConnells.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Woodrow Baker

LANCASTER - Mr. Woodrow Baker, 81, of 1462 Hillcrest Ave. died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. Grady Ghent officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Heath Springs, Mr. Baker was retired from the Tie End department at Spring Industries. He was a barber at the Lancaster Barber Shop for many years and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Nannie Mae Lynn Baker; three daughters, Shirley Baker of Charlotte; Carolyn Starnes of Van Wyck, and Debbie Sowell of Lancaster; six brothers, John Baker and Harry Baker, both of Charlotte; J. Morris Baker and William "Bill" Baker, both of Heath Springs, James Baker of Memphis, Tenn., and Wade Baker of Lancaster; two sisters, Florance Brennen of Great Falls and Esther Kay of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 1778, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Doris Caveny

WHITSETT, N.C. - Mrs. Doris Whittle "Freddie" Caveny, 65, of 1838 Andrews Farm Road died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, N.C.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Bass Funeral Home in Rock Hill. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mrs. Caveny worked at Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. and was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. She later worked at Cedar Crest Golf Club in Whitsett, where she was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

Surviving are her husband, George Knox Caveny; and her daughter, Kellie C. Bohart of Wallkill, N.Y.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Lowe Funeral Home in Burlington, N.C., and from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Bass Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Ann Martin

SUMMERVILLE - Mrs. Ann Cooper Martin, 66, formerly of Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at Summerville Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Revs. Charles Hendricks and Bill Morgan officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Martin was a homemaker and a charter member of Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was the widow of Henry Martin.

Surviving are two sons, Alfred D. Martin of Columbia and John Andrew Martin of Lancaster; three daughters, Doris Honeycutt of Florida, Henrietta Littlejohn of Cherokee, N.C., and Debbie Starnes of Summerville; two brothers, George W. Neely and Roddy B. Cooper, both of Lancaster; three sisters, Metty Ryan of Naples, Fla., and Ila Parks and Maureen Anderson, both of Lancaster; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Angie Cole, 3424 Thompson Road in Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1138 10th St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Bobby Parker

UNION - Mr. Bobby Eugene Parker, 36, of 498 Old Union Road died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Lockhart Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Calvin Smith, Malachi Rodgers and Troy Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Bullock's Creek Presbyterian Church cemetery.

A native of Union, Mr. Parker was a member of First Baptist Church of Lockhart. He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1980 and Spartanburg Tech. Mr. Parker was employed in the machine shop at Torrington Co. Tyger River Plant.

Surviving are his daughter, Heather Marie Parker of Union; his parents, Robert Lee and Ann Nichols Parker of Union; and his paternal grandparents, Robert and Mable Parker of Sharon.

The family is at the home of his parents, Robert Lee and Ann Nichols Parker, 120 Sunnyside Drive in Union.

S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home is in charge.

Willie Robinson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Willie Robinson of 420 Hall St. died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Clemons Funeral Home.

Verdie Smith

YORK - Mrs. Verdie Reola McCarter Smith, 88, of 12648 Highway 55 West died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain, N.C.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany ARP Church cemetery, with the Rev. Alan Morrow officiating.

A native of York County, Mrs. Smith was a retired lunchroom supervisor at Bethany Elementary School and a member of the Bethany ARP Church.

Surviving are her husband, Brice Smith; her son, Tony Smith of York; her sister, Ruby McDaniel of York; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.

Ann Wallace

FORT MILL - Mrs. Ann Brandon Wallace, 60, of 441 Gold Hill Road died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Revs. Daniel Griffin and Paul Harmon officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Charlotte, Mrs. Wallace worked for Baldor Electric in Fort Mill and was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of William A. Brandon.

Surviving are two sons, William Terry Brandon of Charlotte and Richard Allen Brandon of Fort Mill; her daughter, Sandra B. Brice of Fort Mill; her mother, Lula Rowell Jackson of Rock Hill; her stepfather, S.Y. Jackson of Rock Hill; two brothers, Thomas G. Harrelson of Whiteville, N.C., and Jack C. Lane of Rock Hill; her sister, Marie H. Walker of Fort Mill; seven grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Flint Hill Baptist Church and at other times in the home.

Memorials may be made to Flint Hill Baptist Church or to Hospice Community Care.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge. 

Cameron Barber

ROCK HILL - Cameron "C.L." Barber, the infant son of Denise Barber and Justin Chisholm, of 285 Powerhouse St. died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at China Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. J.W. Worthy officiating.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his paternal grandparents, Jerome and Rosa Durham of Rock Hill; and his maternal grandparents, Delphine B. Byers and Ricky Byers of Rock Hill.

The parents will receive friends at the home.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Elihue Burns

ROCK HILL - Mr. Elihue Burns of 1123 Crawford Road died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Ruby Ferguson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Ruby Stewart Ferguson, 89, of 311 Gillsbrook Road died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Needham Williamson and Steve Morgan officiating. Burial will be at Westside City Cemetery.

A native of Union County, N.C., Mrs. Ferguson was a graduate of East Carolina University and earned a degree in math and history. She worked for 42 years as a teacher and educator in the Lancaster County school district. She was a member of the Wednesday Book Club and the Retired Teachers Association on the national, state and local levels. She was a former member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Spencer of Gilbert; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 608, Lancaster, SC 29721 or to Epworth Children's Home, P.O. Box 50466, Columbia, SC 29250.

Elizabeth Hinson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Elizabeth Simpson Hinson, 92, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rich Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Brooks Walker officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hinson was a graduate of Winthrop University. She was a retired teacher for the Lancaster County school district and a member of Rich Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of J.W. Hinson.

Surviving are her son, William Hinson of Lancaster; two sisters, Sarah Glenn and Nellie Norwood, both of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Rich Hill Baptist Church building fund, 1557 E. Doc Garris Road, Heath Springs, SC 29058 or to the Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648.

Randy Mitchell

ROCK HILL - Mr. Randy Mitchell, 39, of 1118 Green Street Extension died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pineville AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Dr. Eugene Goodwin officiating and the Revs. Archie Stover, Robert C. Brown and B.R. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Mitchell was a former forklift truck driver for Arcade Mills. He was a member of Pineville AME Zion Church and was educated in York County schools.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Mae Rhinehart Mitchell of Rock Hill; two sons, Eric Mitchell and Randy Mitchell Jr., both of Rock Hill; two sisters, Sharon Ann Johnson and Brenda Louise Caldwell, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Dennis B. Mitchell and Oneal Caldwell, both of Rock Hill; his maternal grandmother, Katie Bell Ware of Rock Hill; and a special friend, Phyllis Whitlock of Rock Hill.

The body may be viewed from noon to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

Harriett Pressley

YORK - Mrs. Harriett Roberta Garner Pressley, 92, formerly of Clover, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at White Oak Manor in York.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clover Church of God, with the Revs. Verson Hodges Jr. and Larry Medlin officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Pressley was retired from Bowling Green Spinning. She was the widow of John Lee Pressley and a member of Clover Church of God.

Surviving are her son, James C. Pressley of Germany; two daughters, Mickey Montgomery of Sharon and Doris Adams of Clover; her brother, Fred C. Garner of Rock Hill; her sister, Catherine Warren of York; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Clover Church of God, 203 Hampshire Lane, Clover SC 29710.

Lemuel Taylor

ROCK HILL - Mr. Lemuel D. Taylor, 73, of 1676 Elderwood Road died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lakewood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tim Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Taylor was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of its 25-Year Club. He was a charter member of Lakewood Baptist Church. He was a disabled Navy veteran and landed on Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944, D-Day, during the World War II Normandy invasion.

Surviving are his son, Andrew Lamar Taylor of Rock Hill; his daughter, Allison Marie Walker of Rock Hill; his brother, J.C. Taylor of Myrtle Beach; his sister, Verla Woody of Mount Pleasant; and his grandchild.

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 Lakewood Baptist Church, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Ann Wallace

FORT MILL - Mrs. Ann Brandon Wallace, 60, of 441 Gold Hill Road died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Revs. Daniel Griffin and Paul Harmon officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chadborn, N.C., Mrs. Wallace worked for Baldor Electric in Fort Mill and was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of William A. Brandon.

Surviving are two sons, William Terry Brandon of Charlotte and Richard Allen Brandon of Fort Mill; her daughter, Sandra Brandon Price of Fort Mill; her mother, Lula Rowell Jackson of Rock Hill; her stepfather, S.Y. Jackson of Rock Hill; two brothers, Thomas G. Harrelson of Whiteville, N.C., and Jack C. Lane of Rock Hill; her sister, Marie H. Walker of Fort Mill; seven grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Flint Hill Baptist Church, 296 Flint Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732..

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Blanche Wiggins

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Blanche Greer Wiggins, 89, formerly of Fair Play, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Burial was at South Union Baptist Church cemetery in Westminster.

A native of Franklin County, Ga., Mrs. Wiggins was a sales representative for Avon for more than 25 years. She was a member of South Union Baptist Church, the Effie Harris Sunday school class, and the Woman's Missionary Union. She was a correspondent for the Seneca Journal Tribune for many years. She was the widow of J. Lealon Wiggins.

Surviving are her son, Joel M. Greer of Weaverville, N.C.; two daughters, Martha W. Williams of York and Betty W. Boggs of Walhalla; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of Alan and Betty Boggs, 103 Letson Circle, Walhalla.

Memorials may be made to the South Union Baptist Church youth building fund, 451 South Union Road, Westminster, SC 29693 or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 200814.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge.

Diane Williams

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Diane Davis Williams, 56, of 1117 Fairmount St., formerly of York, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Galilee Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. George H. Lowry Jr. officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Williams was a native of York and was educated in the York County school system. She was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. She was the widow of James E. Williams.

Surviving are three sons, Randy Williams, Dirus Williams and James Williams, all of Charlotte; four daughters, Debra A. Williams, Marva Torrence and Myrtle Williams, all of Charlotte, and Lola Love of York.

The body may be viewed at 2 p.m. today at King Funeral Home in Charlotte.

The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive visitors before the funeral Wednesday at the home of Lola Love, 109 Washington St. in York.

Kamal Wilson

SHARON - Kamal Jahleel Wilson, the infant son of Gregory Martin Wilson and Kiwana Banks, of 4726 Cabal Road died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Cross Road Baptist Church in Sharon, with the Rev. Wiley White Jr. officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, Bianca Lee and Yianca Wilson, both of Newark, N.J.; his paternal grandparents, Willie Wilson of Sharon and Ora Wilson-Nicholas of Cliffwood, N.J.; his maternal grandfather, Robert Banks of Pendleton; his paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Wilson of Sharon and Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Pendergrass of Sharon; and his maternal great-grandmother, Johnnie Mae Banks of Pendleton.

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

Shirley Bolin

CLINTON - Miss Shirley Lee Bolin, 85, of Whitten Center Campus, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Laurens County Hospital in Clinton.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Miss Bolin was the daughter of the late Alonzo E. and Minnie Farmer Bolin. She was a member of West End Baptist Church.

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

Gray Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge.

Sarah Coleman

CHESTER - Mrs. Sarah "Sis" Gregory Coleman, 96, formerly of 243 Columbia St. in Chester, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at Magnolia Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paul F. Long officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A Chester County native, Mrs. Coleman retired from Chester Laundry and Dry Cleaning. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and the AP &B Society.

Surviving are her sister, Jessie Gregory of Chester; and her caregivers, nephews Willie Hemphill of Charlotte and Jessie Mobley of Baltimore, and niece, Sarah Shelton of Baltimore.

The body will be placed in the church at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Fred Dutton 

LANCASTER - Mr. Fred Allen Dutton, 83, of 1462 Lynwood Drive died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Joe Peek and Grady Ghent officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Dutton was retired from Springs Industries and was the owner of Mr. D's Grocery. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was the widower of Wanda Adams Dutton.

Surviving are three sons, Allen Dutton of Great Falls and Wayne Dutton and B. Shea Dutton, both of Lancaster; five daughters, Maxine Murdock and Lydia Parlier, both of Rock Hill, Jo Winkler of Charlotte, Brenda Lyles of Easley and Phyllis Dutton of Monroe, N.C.; two sisters, Mable McCray of Beach Island and Norma Ray of Rockingham, N.C.; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home. The family will also be at the home of Wayne Dutton at 2524 Cane Mill Road.

Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1778, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Marian Galloway

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Marian Elizabeth Reames Galloway, 90, of 1330 India Hook Road died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Forest Hills Cemetery with Dr. W. Timothy McClendon and the Rev. Linda B. Dunn officiating.

Mrs. Galloway attended the Fassifern School for Girls in Hendersonville, N.C., and was an active member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband, James D. Galloway; her son, James D. Galloway Jr. of Rock Hill; her daughter, Mary Jane Galloway Quattlebaum of Greenville; her brother, John Edward Reames of Myrtle Beach; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church building fund, P.O. Box 149, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 tonight at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Galloway, 662 Sedgewood Drive.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Dock Hester

BLADENBORO, N.C. - Mr. Dock Hester, 85, of 2770 Guyton Road died Friday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Southeastern Medical Center in Lumberton, N.C.

A native of Bladenboro, Mr. Hester was a retired rural mail carrier.

Surviving are his wife, Gracie Pait Hester; two sons, Henry C. "Dick" Hester of North Myrtle Beach and Grady H. Hester of Milton, Fla.; his daughter, Lee Dove of Rock Hill; his brother, C.D. Hester of Spartanburg; his sister, Bessie Bryan of Bladenboro; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lakeside Baptist Church building fund, 615 11th Ave. North, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29562.

Lewis-Bowen Funeral Home in Bladenboro was in charge.

Edmund Iovanna

ROCK HILL - Mr. Edmund H. Iovanna, 70, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 6:30 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be Thursday at Beaufort National Cemetery.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Iovanna retired from the Rock Hill school district and the Beaufort school district. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and a U.S. Navy veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Iovanna; two sons, Paul Iovanna of Rock Hill and Matthew Iovanna of Columbia; two daughters, Diane Marie Cotner and Claudia Iovanna Ray, both of Rock Hill; and seven grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic School, Bird Street, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Vernon Keiber

LIMA, Ohio - Mr. Vernon E. Keiber, 72, of 22901 State Route 198 died Friday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, Ohio, with the Rev. Nathan B. Wierwille officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in St. Marys.

Mr. Keiber was retired with 38 years of service from Goodyear in St. Marys and sold and serviced water-softening equipment for Miracle Water in St. Marys for 22 years. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Keiber; two sons, Ron E. Keiber of Rock Hill and Ken Keiber of Lima; three daughters, Patricia Paul of New Bremen, Ohio, and Sharmon Hall and Susan Keyes, both of Berne, Ind.; his brother, Roy Keiber of St. Marys; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Rita's Hospice.

Randy Mitchell

ROCK HILL - Mr. Randy Mitchell, 39, of 1118 Green Street Extension died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Pineville AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Dr. Eugene Goodwin officiating and the Revs. Archie Stover, Robert C. Brown and B.R. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Mitchell was a former forklift truck driver for Arcade Mills. He was a member of Pineville AME Zion Church and was educated in York County schools.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Mae Rhinehart Mitchell of Rock Hill; two sons, Eric Mitchell and Randy Mitchell Jr., both of Rock Hill; his father, Sumter Mitchell III of Rock Hill; two sisters, Sharon Ann Johnson and Brenda Louise Caldwell, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Dennis B. Mitchell and Oneal Caldwell, both of Rock Hill; his maternal grandmother, Katie Bell Ware of Rock Hill; and a special friend, Phyllis Whitlock of Rock Hill.

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

The family will receive friends at home.

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

Lucille Wheeler

ROCK HILL - Miss Lucille Wheeler, 84, of Beverly Health Care, 261 S. Herlong Ave., died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at the center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Ken Walters officiating.

Born in Weaverville, N.C., Miss Wheeler was a retiree of Springs Industries' Eureka plant in Chester. She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her brother, McKinley Wheeler of Gloversville, N.Y., and her sister, Ruth B. Wheeler of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 1229 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Carlos Alpizar-Lopez

CLOVER - Mr. Carlos Alpizar-Lopez, 39, of 976 Cedar Grove Road died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999.

The funeral will be 8 p.m. Friday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home. Burial will be in Toluca, Mexico.

Born in Mexico, Mr. Lopez was employed with American Eagle Wheel in York.

Surviving are his wife, Connie Ashley-Lopez; two sons, Thomas Lopez of the home and Jose Alpizar-Rojas of Mexico; his daughter, Minerva Alpizar-Rojas of Mexico; his mother, Taide Lopez of Mexico; six brothers, Augustin Alpizar-Lopez of Mexico, Angel Alpizar-Lopez of Charlotte and Eliaz Alpizar-Lopez, Alejandro Alpizar-Lopez, Santiago Alpizar-Lopez and Antonio Alpizar-Lopez, all of York; and four sisters, Magdalena Alpizar-Lopez and Manuela Alpizar-Lopez, both of Mexico, and M. Isabel Alpizar-Lopez and Sesilia Alpizar-Lopez, both of York.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

Shirley Bolin

CLINTON - Miss Shirley Lee Bolin, 85, of Whitten Center Campus, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Laurens County Hos-pital in Clinton.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

Miss Bolin was the daughter of the late Alonzo E. and Minnie Farmer Bolin. She was a member of West End Baptist Church.

Surviving are three nieces, Joanne B. Sunas of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Martha B. Bennett and Ann G. Benfield, both of Rock Hill.

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

Gray Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge.

Elihue Burns Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Elihue "Snook" Burns Jr. of 1123 Crawford Road died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, with the Rev. C.S. Sanders officiating and the Rev. B.R. Wilson assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Burns was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. with 43 years of service. He was educated in York County schools. He was a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, where he was on the Deacon Board.

Surviving are his wife, Juanita H. Burns; four sons, James Burns of Rincon, Ga., Robert Burns of Richmond, Va., Paul K. Burns of Washington and Charles Burns of Rock Hill; five daughters, Louise Jones of Washington and Hazel B. Pickett, Willie Ruth Burris, Linda A. Burns and Sheila D. Burns, all of Rock Hill; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home. The body may be viewed from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Parker Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Friday.

Thelma Campbell

BLACKSBURG - Mrs. Thelma Alexander Campbell of 204 W. Lime St. died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Gaffney.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mountain View Cemetery, with the Rev. Vernon Craig officiating.

A native of Savannah, Ga., Mrs. Campbell was the widow of Dr. T.A. Campbell Sr.

Surviving are two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at White Columns Funeral Service in Blacksburg and at other times at the home of her grandson, Willie Campbell, 128 McKee Drive.

Memorials may be made to Clem-son University general scholarship fund, Clemson, SC 29631.

Pauline Cunningham

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Pauline Mason Cunningham, 80, of 3116 Lakeview St. died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Sardis Nursing Home in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Sharon Memorial Park, with the Rev. Earl Combs officiating.

Mrs. Cunningham was born in Lincoln County, N.C. A homemaker, she was the widow of Clifford Hugh Cunningham Sr.

Surviving are two sons, Clifford Cunningham Jr. and J.C. Cunning-ham, both of Charlotte; two daughters, Jane Werth of Statesville, N.C., and Judy Ellis of Fort Mill; two brothers, Ed Mason and Mose Mason, both of Lincolnton, N.C.; her sister, Inez Whitworth of Iron Station, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the Southside Chapel of Greene Funeral Service Inc., at 1503 South York Road in Gastonia, N.C.

Ethel L. Fentress

ROCK HILL - Ms. Ethel L. Fentress, 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. David's Episcopal Church in Cheraw. A committal service will be at the old St. David's Cemetery.

Born in Princess County, Va., Ma. Fentress was a member of St. David's Episcopal Church and was in the Bishop Greg chapter. She worked at Chesterfield County Memorial Hospital as a nurse in the operating room. After her retirement, she was a volunteer with the hospital auxiliary. She was a member of the Civic League Garden Club and was on the Town of Cheraw Beautification Commission.

Surviving are her daughter, Pamela F. Evans of Rock Hill; her brother, Elmer Litchfield of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Pauline Etheridge of Virginia Beach and Marjorie Newbern of Norfolk, Va.; her grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 144 Caldwell St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

The family will receive friends after the committal service at the cemetery.

Kiser Funeral Home is in charge.

Ruthie Ingram

RIDGEWAY - Miss Ruthie Imogene Ingram, 71, of Fairfield Manor died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at her home.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. J.T. Stone officiating.

A native of Thomaston, Ga., she was a resident of Fairfield Manor for more than 27 years.

Surviving are her brother, James C. Ingram of Rock Hill; and her sister, Judy I. Nichols of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her sister, Judy I. Nichols, 5660 Chadwick Court, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Willie Lee Robinson

ROCK HILL - Mr. Willie Lee Robinson, 60, of 420 Hall St. died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Harmony United Methodist Church in Edgemoor, with the Rev. Robert L. Schuler officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Robinson was a native of York County and was a member of Foun-dation A.M.E. Zion Church. He was a textile worker, having worked in the Lando Manetta Mill, Springs Mill and the Carolina Process Glass Co.

Surviving are his wife, Nora R. Robinson; two daughters, Tyan Cousar of the home and Bianca S. Robinson of Rock Hill; his mother, Emma Robinson of Rock Hill; five brothers, Allen Robinson, Robert E. Robinson and Isaiha Robinson, all of Rock Hill, Jackie Robinson of Edgemoor and Lovette Freidmein of New York City; three sisters, Annie McQueen, Blondelle Taylor of Rock Hill and Estelle Hall of Charlotte; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Clemons Funeral Home.


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