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Helena Grant

FORT MILL - Mrs. Helena "Lee" Claudette Roy Grant, 58, of 593 Abode Lane died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Independent Bible Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jason Coley officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Grant was a homemaker and member of Independent Bible Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Donald W. Grant; two sons, Kenneth William Grant of the home and Kevin Owen Grant of Fort Mill; her brother, Raymond Roy of Manchester, N.H.; her sister, Doris David of Manchester; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Independent Bible Baptist Church and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to Independent Bible Baptist Church, 17025 Lancaster Highway, Charlotte, NC 28277 or Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Carolinas Chapter, Charlotte, NC 28273.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Irwin Livingston

FORT MILL - Mr. Irwin "Ducky" Livingston, 49, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cherokee Falls Missionary Fellowship, with the Revs. Lucky Earls, Gregg Martin and Mike Worf officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church cemetery in Blacksburg.

Mr. Livingston was owner of the House of Fireworks in Fort Mill. He was a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Worf Livingston; his son, Cory of Boulder, Colo.; his daughter, Angel of Fort Mill; two brothers, Ernest Gerald Livingston of Blacksburg and Allen Rubin Livingston of Mount Pleasant; and two 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 Ernest Livingston, 623 Batchelor Drive, Blacksburg.

Memorials may be made to Duke Medical Center, Liver Transplant Unit, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710.

Geneva Mackey

LANCASTER - Mrs. Geneva Lynn Mackey, 88, of 614 Hart St. died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elton Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Mackey was a homemaker and a member of West Side Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Jack Mackey of Lancaster; two sisters, Nannie Mae Baker and Willie Funderburk, both of Lancaster, four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to West Side Baptist Church, 2066 Airport Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Alma Mahaffey

FORT MILL - Mrs. Alma Lee Carnes Mahaffey, 87, of 2425 Coltharp Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Fred McCullough

CHARLOTTE - The Rev. Fred Allen McCullough died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Walls Memorial AME Zion Church, 2722 Bancroft St., with the Rev. Sheldon Shipman officiating. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

The Rev. McCullough was pastor of Steele Creek AME Zion Church from 1978 until his retirement in 1990. He was pastor of Paradise AME Zion in Great Falls from 1976 until 1978.

The Rev. McCullough was educated in York County public schools, graduating from Emmett Scott High School. He attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. He graduated from Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, N.C. He was a Navy veteran. He joined Foundation AME Zion Church at an early age and later joined Walls Memorial AME Zion Church, where he served as superintendent of Sunday school and preacher's steward.

Surviving are his wife, Jean M. McCullough; three daughters, Cheryl J. McCullough and M. Yvonne McCullough, both of Charlotte, and Cynthia McCullough Russell of Rock Hill; his brother, Joe Nathan McCullough of High Point, N.C.; three sisters, Sadie Washington of Thomasville, N.C., Bettye McCullough Evans of Greensboro, N.C., and Lois McCullough Parker of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Long & Son Mortuary Service, 2312 Beatties Ford Road.

Gene Medlin

NORLINA, N.C. - Mr. Gene Davis Medlin, 57, of Warren County, N.C., died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Maria Parham Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Blaylock Funeral Home, with the Revs. Gil Wise and Jim Bailey officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at Wise Cemetery.

Mr. Medlin was former fire chief of Norlina Fire Department and an auxiliary policeman. He was an auto mechanics teacher at Warren County High School. He was a member of the Shriner's Francis S. Packard Lodge No. 630, where he was past master. He was a member of the Eastern Star and the Warren County Rescue Squad.

Surviving are his wife, Gayle N. Medlin; two sons, Charles D. Medlin of Middleburg, N.C., and Wayne Gene Medlin of Norlina; five brothers, Wayne Medlin of Richmond, N.C., Charles Medlin of Norlina, Julius "Jay" Medlin of Ridgeway, N.C., Mike Medlin of Henderson, N.C. and Ronnie Poythress of Richmond; his sister, Elaine Louthan of Fort Mill; and three grandchildren.

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

Elizabeth Mullis

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH - Mrs. Elizabeth H. Mullis, 96, died Monday Jan. 18, 1999, at Myrtle Beach Manor.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, with the Rev. Dr. Harold M. Mitchell officiating.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Mullis was the widow of Ernest D. Mullis. She and her husband operated Mullis Market in Rock Hill for 30 years. For more than 45 years, she was a member of Northside Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She most recently was a member of First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach.

Surviving are three daughters, Jerri Allen of North Myrtle Beach, Mickie Cushman of Greenville and Christina M. Shedden of Vacaville, Calif.; her brother, E.M. "Zip" Hanna of Pickens; two sisters, Eloise Ozment of Monroe, N.C., and Jenelle Helms of Chester; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach, 200 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 or to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

McMillan-Small Funeral Home is in charge.

Rosana Pierce

DETROIT - Mrs. Rosana McGriff Pierce of Detroit, formerly of Winnsboro, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.

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

Carrie Wylie

CATAWBA - Mrs. Carrie L. "Sugar Feet" Wylie, 76, of 2674 Killian Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at home.

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

Beulah Conner

YORK - Mrs. Beulah Robinson Conner, 96, of 610 O'Steen Road died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at West End Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mike Lowery and Claude Dick officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Conner was a member of West End Baptist Church and was retired from Arcade Mills. She was the widow of Charlie Franklin Conner.

Surviving are two sons, J.V. Conner of York and Charles Conner, Jr. of Ontario, Calif.; three daughters, Mildred Tucker of Lesslie, Mary Adkins of Fort Mill and Ruby Phillips of Rock Hill; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Ruby Phillips, 2277 Wintercrest Drive, Rock Hill.

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

Helena Grant

FORT MILL - Mrs. Helena "Lee" Claudette Roy Grant, 58, of 593 Abode Lane died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Independent Bible Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jason Coley officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Grant was a homemaker and member of Independent Bible Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Donald W. Grant; two sons, Kenneth William Grant of the home and Kevin Owen Grant of Fort Mill; her brother, Raymond Roy of Manchester, N.H.; her sister, Doris David of Manchester; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Independent Bible Baptist Church, 17025 Lancaster Highway, Charlotte, NC 28277 or Muscular Dystrophy Association Regional Office, 1515 Mockingbird Lane, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Hazel Fowler

FORT MILL - Mrs. Hazel Todd Fowler, 73, of 135 Cedar Hollow North died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

Alma Mahaffey

FORT MILL - Mrs. Alma Lee Carnes Mahaffey, 87, of 2425 Coltharp Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Revs. Lewis Bozard, Paul Harmon and Mary Frances Lynch officiating.

Mrs. Mahaffey was a native of Rock Hill and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was an honorary life member of the United Methodist Women and a member of the Shriners Ladies Auxiliary. She was the widow of Henry Woodfun Mahaffey.

Surviving are her daughter, Doris M. Coltharp of the home; her brother, Furman Carnes of Rock Hill; her sister, Eula C. Garrison of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Mary McWaters

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Mary "Foye" McElveen McWaters, 79, of 800 Chester Ave. died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Great Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Gene Morgan officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. McWaters was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. She attended Great Falls schools and was a member of Great Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was the widow of John Bunyan McWaters.

Surviving are her son, Tony McWaters of Fayetteville, Ga.; three daughters, Agnes Hicks, Margaret Brown and Rachel Perrot, all of Great Falls; two sisters, Dorothy McCallister and Frances Lucas, both of Great Falls; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Great Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4 Underwood Ave., Great Falls, SC 29055.

Ian Moss 

LANCASTER - Ian Anthony Moss, the infant son of Troy Anthony and Amy Elizabeth Hawkins Moss of 1719 Sharon Lane died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be at St. Luke United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carlos Gardner officiating.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his sister, Hilary Moss of the home; his paternal grandparents, Larry and Cindy Moss of Lancaster and John and Joyce Kee of Rock Hill; his maternal grandparents, David and Judy Anderson of Fort Mill; his paternal great-grandmothers, Austine Moss and Eva Dickerson, both of Henderson, N.C.; and his maternal great-grandmother, Helen Pettus of Indian Land.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church MYF, 128 Providence Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Inez Powell

FORT MILL - Mrs. Mary Inez Thompson Powell, 68, of 104 Still Ave. died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with Chaplain Miriam Mick officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Powell was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Sisk Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Robert Lee Powell.

Surviving are two daughters, Lorraine Massey of Fort Mill and Karen Blake of Fort Lawn; two sisters, Mildred Pope of Fort Mill and Dora Wooten of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

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

Mildred Price

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred Plyler Price, 78, of 500 Neely Store Road died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Catawba Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Tommy Huddleston officiating.

Mrs. Price was a native of Jefferson and retired from Hoechst Celanese Corp. after 35 years of service. She was the widow of Dan Price. She was a member of Catawba Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Catawba Cheers.

Surviving are her daughter, Jane Price Coggins of Rock Hill; her brother, Jimmy Price of Rock Hill; two sisters, Edith Rollins and Ruth Hinson, both of Jefferson; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Jane P. Coggins, 656 Peachtree Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Jeanette Walker Sunday school class, Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Evelyn Robinson

LANCASTER - Mrs. Evelyn Robinson Robinson, 81, of 2075 Zion Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Unity ARP Church, with the Revs. Guy Smith, Robert J. Robinson and Frank Lybrand officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. Robinson was a homemaker and a member of United ARP Church.

Surviving are her husband, Otha B. Robinson; her brother, Sam Robinson of Lancaster; two sisters, Louise Garland of Sardinia and Edna Flynn of Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Unity ARP Church, 3495 Unity Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Floyd Tucker Sr.

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Floyd Dean Tucker Sr., 64, of 249 Sims Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lighthouse Baptist Church, with the Revs. Glenn Gregory and Grady Gregory officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Tucker was a member of the National Guard and Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Payne Tucker of Greenville; three sons, Floyd "Sonny" D. Tucker Jr., James "Eddie" Tucker and Michael Tucker, all of Greenville; her daughter, Lesia Darlene Duncan of Iva; two brothers, Lloyd Tucker and David Tucker, both of Blacksburg; four sisters, Shirley Hinson and Doris Moses, both of Blacksburg, Kay Parker of Gaffney and Joann Sullivan of York; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at White Columns Funeral Service and at other times at the home.

Sarah Vincent

LANCASTER - Mrs. Sarah Gay Vincent, 71, of 1528 Locustwood Ave. died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kevin Cooley officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Vincent was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are her husband, L.C. Vincent; her son, Dr. Angelo Sinopoli of Easley; two sisters, Mary Rivers of Pageland and Agnes Plyler of Lancaster; and her grandchild.

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

Carrie Wylie

CATAWBA - Mrs. Carrie L. "Sugar Feet" Dunham Wylie, 76, of 2674 Killian Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robert Shuler officiating and the Rev. Miriam Crawford assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Wylie joined Bethel United Methodist Church at an early age and later became a member of Faith Temple Church of God, where she was church mother, deaconess, missionary and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a retired domestic worker. She attended Chester County public schools and was the widow of Fred Wylie.

Surviving are her son, Joe L. Dunham of Catawba; her daughter, Shirley A. Mitchell of Charlotte; her sister, Bessie Mae Nedd of Spring Valley, Calif.; two brothers, Calvin Eugene Williams of Monroe, N.C., and John Lee Wylie of Duncanville, Texas; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Friday.

The body may be viewed from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St. 

Maggie Anderson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Maggie Durham Anderson, 83, of White Oak Manor, formerly of 293 Regal Road in Lake Wylie, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Sam Boone

LANCASTER - Mr. Sam Boone, 87, of 1552 Black Oak Circle died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Jones Crossroads Baptist Church, with the Revs. Buford Hayes and Jerry Broughton officiating. Burial will be in DeKalb Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Boone was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Jones Crossroads Baptist Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Mary Jane "Nancy" Boone of Lancaster; and four grandchildren.

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 Jones Crossroads Baptist Church, 3107 Oakland Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Joe Brackett

CLOVER - Mr. Joe Lawson Brackett, 70, of 125 N. Kingsbury Road died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bethel Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Brackett was retired from Pharr Yarns as plant manager. He was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Marcelle Mims Brackett; two sons, Keith Brackett of Clover and Mike Brackett of Columbia; and two sisters, Jean Dellinger of Mount Holly, N.C., and Vernie Melton of Clover.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Church building fund, 2445 Highway 557, Clover, SC 29710.

Agnes Burks

CLOVER - Mrs. Agnes Wilson Burks, 76, of 425 Boyd Road died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bandy Cemetery in Garden City, Va., with the Rev. Jim Bailey officiating.

Mrs. Burks was retired from Hickory Springs Foam Rubber Plant in Roanoke, Va. She was of the Southern Baptist faith.

Surviving are three daughters, Beverley Burks Hundley-Sebald of Tega Cay, Kay Burks Blevins of Clover, and Jackquline Burks Witt of Martinsville, Va.; two sisters, Minnie Wilson Jones of Roanoke, Va., and Gaynel Wilson Stanley of Martinsville, Va.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oakley's Funeral Home in Vinton, Va.

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Arbutus Culley

CHESTER - Mrs. Arbutus Deese Culley, 78, of 222 Brendale Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Heustess officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Culley was a homemaker and member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. She attended Lancaster County schools.

Surviving are her son, Jerry Culley of Roanoke, Va.; her daughter, Janet Oyler of Fletcher, N.C.; her brother, Fred Deese of Kershaw; two sisters, Gladys Catoe of Kershaw and Donnie Clements of Mt. Airy, Md.; and six grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 477, Chester, SC 29706.

Hazel Fowler

FORT MILL - Mrs. Hazel Todd Fowler, 73, of 135 Cedar Hollow North died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be noon today at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Jesse Wilson officiating.

A native of Conway, Mrs. Fowler was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Archie James Fowler of Fort Mill; two sons, Michael Wayne Fowler of Greenville and Stephen Daniel Fowler of Fort Mill; three daughters, Winifred Elaine Clary of Columbia, Ramona Rhe Gilbert of Charleston and Barbara Dan Johnson of Atlanta; two sisters, Grace Hyman of Conway and Flora Fowler of Charleston; and eight grandchildren.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Mack Harris

PHILADELPHIA - Mr. Mack A. Harris, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at Chestnut Hill Hospital.

Burial was at Rolling Green Memorial Park in West Goshen Township, Pa.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Harris attended school in Rock Hill and was a member of St. Matthew AME Zion Church. He was employed by Lukens Steel Co. for 31 years before retiring in 1981.

Surviving are his wife, Alberta Bradford Harris; his daughter, Audrey M. Whetts of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

J. Emmett Hunt Funeral Home was in charge.

Bertha Herren

COLUMBIA - Mrs. Bertha Frye Herren, 89, formerly of Chester, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Central Carolina Health & Rehabilitation Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Herren was retired from Springs Industries. She was the widow of Thomas W. Herren.

Surviving are two sisters, Martha Eloise Frye of Columbia and Thelma Smith of Moncks Corner.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Henrietta Kelso

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Henrietta Louise Zobel Kelso, 96, of 1611 Constitution Blvd. died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Eden Gardens Nursing Home.

A native of Milwaukee, Mrs. Kelso was a university professor.

Surviving are her son, Richard Kelso of Waxhaw, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at First ARP Church in Lancaster.

Cauthen Funeral Home in Rock Hill is in charge.

Alma Mahaffey

FORT MILL - Mrs. Alma Lee Carnes Mahaffey, 87, of 2425 Coltharp Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Revs. Lewis Bozard, Paul Harmon and Mary Frances Lynch officiating.

Mrs. Mahaffey was a native of Rock Hill and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was an honorary life member of the United Methodist Women and a member of the Shriners Ladies Auxiliary. She was the widow of Henry Woodfun Mahaffey.

Surviving are her daughter, Doris M. Coltharp of the home; her brother, Furman Carnes of Rock Hill; her sister, Eula C. Garrison of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris St., Greenville, SC 29605 or Bethel United Methodist Church, 1232 Curtis St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret McFadden

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Margaret McFadden, 68, formerly of Rock Hill, will be announced by Rowe Funeral Home.

Mrs. McFadden was a nurse at York General Hospital and was a member of Pineville AME Zion in Rock Hill.

Surviving are two sons, Roy McFadden of Rock Hill and Eddie McFadden of Atlanta; her brother, Williams McCleod of Washington; and three sisters, Mildred Sims of Rock Hill, Ruth Sanders of Charlotte, and Beatrice Blunt of Washington.

Brenda Morris

LANDO - Mrs. Brenda Elaine Starnes Morris, 55, of 3835 Chambers St. died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Morris was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, William Jack Morris Sr.; three sons, William Jack Morris Jr. of Lancaster, and Robert F. Gentry and Joshua A. Morris, both of Lando; two daughters, Tina Kay Gentry of Great Falls and Chantel Moss of Lando; her mother, Mabel Correan Black Starnes; five brothers, Alvin Starnes and Benny Starnes, both of Rock Hill, James Starnes of Lesslie, Mark Starnes of York, and George Starnes of Long Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Carrie Mae Bell of Dalzell and Sarah Hefner of Chester; her half sister, Vivian Bennett of Fort Mill; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home of Rock Hill and at other times at the home of Alvin Starnes, 730 W. Rambo Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to New Vision Freewill Baptist Church or Lando Church of God.

Philip O'Brien

WINCHESTER, Va. - Mr. Philip Wayne "Oble" O'Brien, 78, of 202 Conner Lane died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at Winchester Medical Center.

The funeral Mass will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with Father John Kelly officiating. Burial will be at Shenandoah Memorial Park.

Mr. O'Brien was a Chief Petty Officer with the Navy and retired after 20 years service. He was a veteran of World War II, served on the USS Marblehead and received the Navy Cross Medal. After retirement, he was chief rigger for the Norfolk Naval Ship Yard Building and Dry Dock, retiring after 22 years. He was a member of AARP.

Surviving are his wife, Louise Bell Taylor O'Brien; two sons, Michael S. O'Brien of Winchester, and Philip W. O'Brien Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Patricia L. O'Brien Brannon of Winchester and Maureen O'Brien Faulkenberry of Clover; his brother, Richard O'Brien of Cheyenne, Wy.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Omps Funeral Home, 1600 Amherst St., Winchester, Va.

David Odom

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. David Palmer Odom, 46, of 1450 Heard Ave. died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in York. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Surviving are three sons, Ron Odom, William Odom and Christopher Odom, all of Macon, Ga.; two brothers, Roger Odom of Gastonia, N.C., and Keith Odom of Clover; and four sisters, Dottie Corder of North Myrtle Beach, Linda Mosco of Myrtle Beach, Annette Martin of Blacksburg and Shelia Odom of Rock Hill.

C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge.

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Vera Pruitt

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Vera Ethel Pruitt, 100, of 127 Murrah Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Magnolia Manor.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Thomas Pietila officiating.

Mrs. Pruitt was a retiree of Highland Park Mill and was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving are three daughters, Ada Roxanne Roberts and Laura Louise Mickle, both of Rock Hill, and Edith L. Sharp of Atlanta; her half brother, Roy Robinson of Woodruff; two half sisters, Ruth Scott and Alice Lawrence, both of Woodruff; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter, Laura Mickle, 213 Dotson St., Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Woodland United Methodist Church, 801 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Inez Powell

FORT MILL - Mrs. Mary Inez Thompson Powell, 68, of 104 Still Ave. died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Wolfe Funeral Home, with Chaplain Miriam Mick officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Mrs. Powell was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Sisk Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Robert Lee Powell.

Surviving are two daughters, Lorraine Massey of Fort Mill and Karen Blake of Fort Lawn; two sisters, Mildred Pope of Catawba and Dora Wooten of San Diego; four grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Raymond Smith

LANCASTER - Mr. Raymond Forrest Smith, 98, of Cedar Pines Lake died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Shane Patrick and Roy Barnes officiating. Burial will be 3 p.m. Friday at City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville, N.C., with the Revs. Jack Cooke and Robert K. Barrows Jr. officiating.

Mr. Smith was a member of First Baptist Church and the Oasis Club. He was a life member of the Jackson Masonic Lodge.

Surviving are his wife, Norma C. Smith; his son, Dr. Ray Hoyle; two stepdaughters, Emma Ross Gettys of Manning and Harriet Hamrick of Lancaster; his brother, Chad Smith of Cherryville, N.C.; two sisters, Velma Hartman of Lincolnton, N.C., and Mallie Black of Cherryville; four grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Tom and Harriet Hamrick, 1335 W. Shore Drive.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 670, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Paul Tiller Sr.

CLOVER - Mr. Paul Arthur Tiller Sr., 85, of 5239 Robert Allen Circle died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Beverly Health Care in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Bryant officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Mr. Tiller was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. In 1978, he retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co. after 39 years.

Surviving are his wife, Catherine Jones Tiller; his son, Paul A. Tiller Jr. of Lake Wylie; three daughters, Frances T. Harper of Lake Wylie, and Mildred T. Beattie and Louise T. Armstrong, both of Clover; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to River Hills Emergency Squad, Heritage Drive, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.

Hazel Wilson

LANCASTER - Mr. Hazel John Wilson, 76, of 2736 Charlotte Highway died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Taylors Groves Baptist Church, with the Revs. N.J. Neely and Delmar Griffin officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Wilson was retired from Springs Industries as superintendent of the Kershaw Plant spinning department. He was a charter member and former chairman of the deacons at Taylors Groves Baptist Church. He was a member of Jackson Masonic Lodge No. 53 and Eastern Star No. 146 and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Guy-Rea Horton Wilson; three sons, Woody L. Wilson and Reggie L. Wilson, both of Lancaster, and Randy A. Wilson of Rock Hill; his brother, Olin G. Wilson of Lancaster; his sister, Pauline W. Strickland of Lancaster; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Taylors Groves Baptist Church building fund, 2382 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.


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