Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Carl Bergman

LAKE WYLIE - Mr. Carl A. Bergman, 82, of 26 Hamilton's Ferry Road died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday at River Hills Community Church, with the Rev. Russ Brown officiating.

Mr. Bergman was associated with GAF Corp. for 32 years and was also with Hoechst Corp. He later served as a consultant for Catawba-Charlabs Inc. in Charlotte. Mr. Bergman was a member of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists. He studied textile chemistry at Pratt Institute and Brooklyn Polytech in New York. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Bergman was a charter member of the River Hills Country Club and a member of River Hills Community Church.

Surviving are his wife, Fay Stewart Bergman; his son, Carl Stewart Bergman of Concord, N.C.; his daughter, Carin Strayer of Springfield, Va.; two sisters, Claire Mombert of North Arlington, N.J., and Carin Korba of Virginia Beach, Va.; two grandchildren; and his step-grandchild.

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

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

Thomas Center Jr.

WINNSBORO - Mr. Thomas Marion Center Jr., 75, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel ARP Church cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Clyde McCants officiating.

Mr. Center was a retired rural mail carrier with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of Bethel ARP Church.

Surviving are his wife, LaVerne Geddings Center; two daughters, Jerry Ghantt of Rock Hill and Miriam Sprott of Winnsboro; three sisters, Marion C. Brooks, Mary Lee C. Rhinehardt and Miriam C. Cooper, all of Winnsboro; and three grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethel ARP Church, P.O. Box 639, Winnsboro, SC 29180.

Dorothy Martin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Dorothy Deas Martin of 4022 Firethorn Lane died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at her home.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Drs. Shelton P. Sanford III and William A. Fox Jr. officiating. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Martin was the owner of Newcomers. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and active in prison ministry.

Surviving are her husband, Hugh Wilson Martin; her son, Bruce Michael Burke of Greenville; and her parents, Richard and Louise Deas of Rock Hill.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 East 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

James Ogden

YORK - Mr. James McDowell Ogden, 68, of Jordan Drive died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 am. Tuesday at Robert Snyder Funeral Home, 327 Easton Road, Riegelsville, Pa. Burial will be at Raubsville, Pa., cemetery.

Mr. Ogden was a retired steel worker and was employed by Tubular Steel Co. in Sauderton, Pa. He was a member of York Church of God.

Surviving are his wife, Pamela Lamb Ogden; three sons, James Barry Ogden of Quakertown, Pa., Randall Ogden of Telford, Pa., and Donald Richard Ogden of York; three daughters, Sharon M. Swartley of Quakertown, Pa., Kathryn M. DiStefano of Phoenixville, Pa., and Rebecca M. Ogden of York; his stepson, Kevin Mitchell of York; two stepdaughters, Karen Mitchell and Kelly Mitchell Williamson, both of Rock Hill; and 10 grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the York Church of God building fund, P.O. Box 667, York, SC 29745.

Don Ryder

FORT MILL - Mr. Don E. Ryder, 82, of Fort Mill died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at his home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Dr. Walter Clark officiating.

A native of Chardon, Ohio, Mr. Ryder was a member of First Assembly of God in Fort Mill. He was a World War II veteran and served in the Pacific. He was a graduate of Rutgers University and a math and science teacher at Private Nicholas Minue School in Carteret, N.J. He was president of the East Brunswick chess club.

Surviving are his wife, Olga "Ollie" S. Ryder; his daughter, Carolyn Kinelski of Atlanta; and his brother, John S. Ryder of Nashville, Tenn.

Lowe-DeBord Funeral Home, 4715 Margaret Wallace Road, Charlotte, is in charge.

Frances Spain

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. - Mrs. Frances McPherson Lander Spain, formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y.

A private interment will be in the columnbarium at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Schenectady, N.Y.

A native of Florida, Mrs. Spain was a 1925 graduate of Winthrop College. She earned a bachelor's degree in library science at Emory University and her master's and doctorate degrees at the University of Chicago.

She founded the library science department at Winthrop and later was assistant head of the graduate library school at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She was supervisor of children's services for the New York Public Library, where she was editor of Books for Young People and for the Saturday Review of Literature. She was a visiting lecturer at Columbia University, Syracuse University, Pratt Institute and Rutgers University. She was elected president of the American Library Association in 1960-61, the first children's librarian to be chosen for the position. She was listed in Who's Who and named Woman of the Year in Library Science by editors of Who's Who of American Women. She helped found a master's degree program in librarianship at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand under the auspices of a Fulbright grant and Rockefeller Foundation fellowship.

After retirement, she was director of library science at Central Florida Junior College in Ocala, Fla.

Surviving are her daughter, Barbara Spain Dobbins of Niskayuna, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the endowment fund of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1935 The Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12309 or to Ellis Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 1015, Schenectady, NY 12301-1015.

Jones Funeral Home in Schenectady is in charge. 

Maggie Anderson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Maggie Durham Anderson, 83, of 293 Regal Road in Lake Wylie, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Terrence Jones officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, where she was a member of the Church Aid Society.

Surviving are her three sons, James L. Anderson and Henry L. Anderson, both of Lake Wylie, and Harry N. Anderson of Charlotte; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Hill AME Zion Church.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home in York.

Mary Bennett

RICHBURG - Mrs. Mary Melton Bennett, 90, of 3544 Lancaster Highway died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at her home.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Union ARP Church, with the Rev. Dr. Allen Derrick officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Bennett retired in 1973 as a math teacher in the Lewisville Community after 23 years. She was a lifelong member of Union Associate ARP Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and past president of the Women of the Church. She actively supported ARP mission work. She was a graduate of Richburg High School and Erskine College in1930, where she earned a bachelor's degree in french and mathematics. She was the widow of John Newton Bennett Sr.

Surviving are her son, John N. Bennett Jr. of Richburg; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Union ARP Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 88, Richburg, SC 29729.

Lisa Curtice

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lisa Montville Curtice, 39, died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 6 p.m. Monday at Bass Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Bill Fox officiating.

A native of Washington, Mrs. Curtice was the domestic paralegal for the law office of Michael L. Brown Jr. She was a member of Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church in College Park, Md., and attended Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill.

Surviving are her husband, Marsh Curtice; and her son, Joseph Curtice of the home.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at Bass Funeral Home.

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

Mary Davis

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Davis of 346 Hampton St. died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

John Hakim

ROCK HILL - Mr. John K. Hakim, 57, of 355 Peppermill Drive died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at home.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Gorgan, Iran, Mr. Hakim was retired from Bareco Products as technical director. A graduate of Pittsburgh State University, he was a member of the European Wax Federation, National Chewing Gum Association, National Candle Association, Society of Plastics Engineers and the American Chemical Society. He was awarded several patents during his career.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Kolb Hakim; two sons, David Hakim of Indianapolis and Anthony Hakim of Houston; his brother, Iraj Hakim of Kansas City, Kan.; and his sister, Mahin Shahverdi of Teheran, Iran.

The family will receive friends at home.

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

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Donnie Holley

CHESTER - Mr. Donnie "Buck" Holley, 79, of 170 York St. died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Chester Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating.

Mr. Holley was the owner and operator of Buck's Watch Repair Shop. He was a member of First Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Lewisville High School. He was a former member of The Jaycees and past president of the Lions Club. He was a member of Chester Masonic Lodge No. 18.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred T. Holley; his stepson, J. Michael Braswell of Charlotte; two brothers, Bill Holley of Kershaw and Robert P. Holley of Great Falls; his sister, Letha Lucas of Great Falls; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at home.

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

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Thedo Humphries

KERSHAW - Mr. Thedo Humphries, 62, of 884 Buffalo Creek Road died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Steve Neal and Eddie Usher officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

Mr. Humphries was a retired truck driver for the La. Barriett Co. He was a member of Flint Ridge Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtis Gilmer Humphries; three sons, Theodore "Billy" Humphries of Heath Springs, and Michael Gilmer and Walker Bollings, both of Kershaw; two daughters, Geneva Humphries of Kershaw and Mary Sue Perkins of Gastonia, N.C.; his brother, W.J. Humphries of Sumter; five sisters, Sarah Blackmon of Heath Springs, Frances Alexandra of Cliffwood, N.J., Grace Burr of Wadesboro, N.C., Thelma H. Smart of Clover and Cindy H. Cranford of Kershaw; 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 the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

Rosana Pierce

DETROIT - Mrs. Rosana McGriff Pierce, 73, of 20151 Kentucky Drive, formerly of Winnsboro, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at home.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at White Oak Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. James H. Adamson officiating.

Mrs. Pierce was a former member of White Oak Baptist Church. She later joined Messiah Baptist Church in Detroit. She was retired from J.C. Penney. She attended Marygrove College and the Automation Academy, both in Detroit.

Surviving are three brothers, John E. McGriff of Detroit, George McGriff of Washington and Lex Henry McGriff of Charlotte.

The family is at the home of the Sandra Bookman, 7321 Crossridge Drive, Charlotte.

Gore's Funeral Home in Chester is in charge.

Myrtle King

ROCK HILL - Ms. Myrtle Ruth King, 80, of 818 Cauthen St. died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Beverly Health Care.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. Marion Pressley officiating.

Ms. King retired from the J.P. Stevens Industrial Plant after 22 years of service.

Surviving are her brother, Marion "Frel" King of Rock Hill; and three sisters, Ernestine Stewart of Lowrys, Pauline Dye of Torrance, Calif., and Marie Davis of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her brother, Marion "Frel" King, 1309 Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to West Main Church of the Nazarene, 832 West Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Minnie McGuirt

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Minnie Salena Bass McGuirt, 80, of 2415 Sandy Porter Road died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Mecklenburg Health Care.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

A native of Charlotte, Mrs. McGuirt was a member of University Hills Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and the widow of Willie Bruce McGuirt.

Surviving are her daughter, Marsha Broughton of Charlotte; her sister, Dorothy Foutz of Mooresville, N.C.; four brothers, Samuel Morris Bass and Thad Bernard Bass, both of Fayetteville, N.C., Joseph Baird Bass of Charlotte and Charles Calvin Bass of Virginia; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Hankins & Whittington Funeral Home is in charge.

Cauthen Funeral Home in Lancaster is in charge of local arrangements.

Ruth Queen

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ruth Smith Queen, 83, of 4540 Strait Road died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, with the Rev. Steve Bishop officiating.

A native of Rockingham, N.C., Mrs. Queen was retired from Randolph Yarns.

Surviving are her daughter, Louise Garrison of Rock Hill, and grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Wright's Home for Funerals in Chester at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, Saluda Street, Chester, SC 29706.

James Quinn Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. James F. Quinn Sr. of 1460 Red Oaks Drive died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

John Thompson

NEW YORK - Mr. John Thompson, 71, of New York, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. C.S. Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Union Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Thompson graduated from Orangeburg public schools. He was a former member of Union Baptist Church and was retired from the National Broadcasting System in New York.

Surviving are his brother, William Thompson of New York; and two sisters, Gladys Parks of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Alice Thompson of Charlotte.

Robinson Funeral home is in charge.

Bette Wilkie

FLETCHER, N.C. - Mrs. Bette Anne Wilkie, 67, of Hoopers Creek Road died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, N.C.

Mrs. Wilkie was a former North Carolina state senator.

The family will receive friends at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Hoopers Creek Community Club building fund.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge. 

Mary Lou Carter

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Mary Lou Orr Carter, 66, of 8 Walnut St. died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Larry E. Roberts officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Fort Lawn.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Carter worked as a sales clerk for Sky City Store and attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, C.W. Carter of Great Falls; two sons, Eric Carter and E. Lee Carter, both of Lancaster; two daughters, Cathy Sanders and Rene Jordan, both of Fort Lawn; her brother, James Orr of Catawba; eight grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Route 1, Box 1058, Great Falls, SC 29055.

Bill Mewborn

CHESTER - The Rev. William E. "Bill" Mewborn, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barron Funeral Home.

Fred Moses

CLOVER"-"Mr. Fred Mason Moses, 87, of 1329 N. Highway 321 died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at home.

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

James Quinn Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. James F. Quinn Sr., 77, of 1460 Red Oaks Drive died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church, with the Rev. E. Ray Mohrmann officiating.

Mr. Quinn was a naval veteran of World War II. He was retired from Fairchild Republic Aerospace with 34 years of service and a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Jubilee Group. Mr. Quinn was the widower of Rose Mary Cooper Quinn.

Surviving are three sons, James F. Quinn Jr. of Wuesterlo, N.Y., Thomas R. Quinn of Rock Hill, and John W. Quinn of York; four brothers, William R. Quinn of Mission Viejo, Calif., Richard Quinn of Northford, Conn., Bobby Quinn of Bronx, N.Y., and Michael Quinn of Anchos Point, Alaska; two sisters, Patsy Scaminchi of Bohemia, N.Y., and Ethel Falter of Bellmore, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at 940 Pinecrest Drive.

Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Wade Simpson

INDIAN LAND -"Mr. Wade Simpson, 71, of 261 Dogwood Trail Lane died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Wolfe Funeral Home chapel, with the Revs. Joe Marze, Henry Braswell and Al Brigman officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of Union County, N.C., Mr. Simpson was retired from Cone Mills and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lancaster.

Surviving are two daughters, Faye Carter of Fort Mill and Frances Barnes of Moorseville, N.C.; his brother, Eugene Simpson of Waxhaw, N.C.; two sisters, Pauline Little of Rock Hill and Esther Dawkins of Matthews, N.C.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

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

Bette Wilkie

FLETCHER, N.C. - Mrs. Bette Anne Wilkie, 67, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1999, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Hendersonville First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Steve Scoggins and Lawrence Rhodes officiating.

Mrs. Wilkie was a state senator from 1974 to 1976, defeating the man who beat her husband. She was the only female senator during those years.

Surviving are her husband, Carroll Wilkie; her son, Steve Wilkie of Hendersonville; her daughter, Rebecca Cunningham of Rock Hill; her sister, Nancy Justus of Hendersonville; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at the church and at other times in the home.

Memorials may be made to the Hooper's Creek Community Club Building Fund, Rt. 3, Box 498, Fletcher, NC 28732.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge.

Corda Wilson

ROCK HILL -"Mrs. Corda Kessinger Wilson, 79, of 2123 Ridgecrest Road died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill chapel, with the Rev. Rick Sturgis officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Giles County, Va., Mrs. Wilson was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She also was active with the Bethesda Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving are her husband, W. Frank Wilson; two sisters, Louise Bailey of Columbia and Alberta Sarver of Elliston, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill chapel, and at other times in the home. 

Carolyn Anderson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Carolyn June Kish Anderson, 57, of 1998 Aldersgate Road died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Mercy Hospital South.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Bridgeport, Mrs. Anderson was a systems analyst with Day & Zimmerman, assigned to the DuPont offices in Charlotte.

Surviving are three daughters, Debbie Davis of Lampe, Mo., Kim Reber of Greenwood and Jennifer Bowling of Charlotte; her brother, Jules Kish of Connecticut; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, York County Unit, 615 North Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Janie Belton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Janie Belton died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The family will be at her daughter's home at 3918 Cleveland Road.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Lenwood Black

ROCK HILL - Mr. Lenwood Eugene "Gene" Black, 66, of 2225 Hunt Circle died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Mary Clowney

ROCK HILL - Ms. Mary Clowney of 746 Carolina Ave. died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Clemons Funeral Home.

Edward Dawson

CHESTER - Mr. Edward Hood Dawson, 85, of 143 Saluda St. died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Purity Presbyterian Church, with Drs. Joe Brooks and George Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Mayor of Chester from 1967 to 1975, Mr. Dawson also served on the City Council from 1959 to 1967. He was chairman of the Chester Planning and Zoning Commission from 1977 to 1998 and served on the board of the Chester Metropolitan Water District as well as other boards.

He was past president of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of South Carolina, the Chester Rotary Club and the Chester Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the South Carolina Historical Society, the Chester County Historical Society, the Old Purity Society, the Chester Assembly and the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was a retired Army colonel and a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Caroline Dawson; two sons, Edward Dawson of Asheville, N.C., and Robert Dawson of Charlotte; his daughter, Ann Castle of Atlanta; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today at the home, 143 Saluda St.

Memorials may be made to Purity Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 278, Chester, SC 29706, or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Elizabeth Rhodes

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth Guinn Rhodes, 76, formerly of 1808-A Ebenezer Road died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Bass Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

William Mewborn

CHESTER - Rev. William Edgar "Bill" Mewborn, 74, of 1603 Hardin Strait Road in Chester died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Capers Chapel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Chris Snelgrove and Dr. Gareth Scott officiating. Burial will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Tuxedo Baptist Church Cemetery in Tuxedo, N.C.

The Rev. Mewborn was a Methodist minister for 50 years and served at more than 30 churches in South Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences. He was pastor of Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Sharon when he died.

He attended school in Kinston, N.C., and graduated from the Georgia Military Academy High School, Brevard College, Highpoint College and Emory University Seminary. He also was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and Korea. He was in the Merchant Marine. He was a South Carolina state chaplain in the American Legion. He also was active in the VFW, Ruritan and other community activities.

Surviving is his wife, Valma C. Mewborn.

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

Fred Moses

CLOVER - Mr. Fred Mason Moses, 87, of 1329 North U.S. 321 died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Houston Moses officiating. Burial will be at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church cemetery.

Mr. Moses was retired from Textiles Inc. of Gastonia, N.C. He grew up on his family's farm three miles from Clover.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Carpenter Moses of Clover; two sons, Billy Moses of Clover and Kenneth Moses of Lake Hartwell, Ga.; two daughters, Shirley M. Grayson of Clover and Betty Haney of Kingston, Ga.; and five grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

Jeannie Parker

FORT MILL - Mrs. Jeannie Hancock Parker, 80, of 9888 Barberville Road died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Glen Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gene Flack officiating. Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte.

A native of Ruby and formerly of Charlotte, Mrs. Parker was a homemaker and a member of Glen Rock Baptist Church. She was the widow of William Parker.

Surviving is her sister, Dorothy Hancock O'Banion of the home.

The family will receive friends at the home, where the body will lie in state until the funeral.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Agnes Shuey

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Agnes Shuey of Rock Hill died Saturday, Jan 23, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Local funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Cynthina Tate

GASTONIA, N.C. - Ms. Cynthina Tate died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Brian Healthcare Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Generation Funeral Home in Clover.

John Thompson

NEW YORK - Mr. John Thompson, 71, of New York, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. C.S. Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Union Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Thompson graduated from Orangeburg public schools. He was a former member of Union Baptist Church and was retired from the National Broadcasting System in New York.

Surviving are his brother, William Thompson of New York; and two sisters, Gladys Parks of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Alice Thompson of Charlotte.

Robinson Funeral home is in charge.

Eva Threatt

KERSHAW - Mrs. Eva Elizabeth Gardner Threatt, 88, of 1030 Jones Road died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Buffalo Baptist Church, with the Revs. Bill Morris, Paul Stephens and Andy Immanuel officiating. Burial will be at Buffalo Baptist Church cemetery.

A former Sunday school teacher and member of the Woman's Missionary Union, Mrs. Threatt attended Buffalo Baptist Church. She retired from the Lancaster plant of Springs Industries. She was the widow of L.C. Threatt.

Surviving are six daughters, Reba Edwards of Heath Springs, Pat Stephens of Bethune, and Clara Vincent, Naomi Vincent, Edith Vincent and Judy Coates, all of Kershaw; two brothers, Melvin Gardner of Lancaster and George Gardner of Kershaw; her sister, Addie Hegler of Heath Springs; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, and at other times at the home of Willie and Clara Vincent, 1030 Jones Road, Kershaw.

Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Cauthen Funeral Home of Kershaw is in charge.

Dennis Williams

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Dennis Lee "Pup" Williams, 30, of 1040 Delmar Lane, formerly of Richburg, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The family will receive friends at home of Leola Hill, 4476 Hunter Road, Richburg.

King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., will announce arrangements.


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