Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Marlene Barrett

DALLAS, N.C. - Mrs. Marlene Cabe Barrett, 51, of 208A Campground Road died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by M.L. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Clover.

Janie Belton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Janie Stewart Belton, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Belton was educated in York County schools. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church, where she was on the Missionary Society, the Hymn Choir and was the Mother of the Usher Board. She was employed at the Earl Glasscock home for many years. She was retired from Winthrop University.

Surviving are her son, Leroy Belton of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of her niece, Janie Moore, 3918 Cleveland Road, Edgemoor.

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

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

Robert Caldwell

WINNSBORO - Mr. Robert L. "Bo" Caldwell, 41, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Great Falls. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Caldwell was a native of Chester County.

Surviving are his wife, Lillie S. Caldwell; his son, John A Simmons Caldwell; his daughter, Katicius Yarborough Caldwell; his mother, Mary S. Caldwell; four brothers, Sammy Caldwell, John Caldwell, Frank Caldwell and Ricky Caldwell; six sisters, Rosa Howze, Claudia Simpson, Betty Walls, Brenda Coleman, Barbara McIlwain and Flora Dickerson; and his grandchild.

O.E. Manigault & Sons Funeral Home in Winnsboro is in charge.

Mary Clowney

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

The funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Billy Ray Clowney officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park.

Ms. Clowney lived in Baltimore for 40 years and attended New Pilgrim Baptist Church there. She moved to Rock Hill in 1976 and became a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving is her brother, John Clowney of the home.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Flint Hill Baptist Church.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

Edith Croxton

ORANGEBURG - Miss Edith Carol Croxton, 90, of Orangeburg, formerly of Heath Springs, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at the Methodist Home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Salem Cemetery in Heath Springs, with the Rev. Eugene Feagin officiating.

A graduate of Coker College, Miss Croxton was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for several years. She was a member of Heath Springs Sunshine Senior Citizens Center and the Oakhurst-Heath Springs Home Extension Club. She was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are several cousins.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, Main Street, Heath Springs, SC 29058.

Cauthen Funeral Home of Lancaster is in charge.

Dorothy Davenport

YORK - Mrs. Dorothy O'Barr Davenport, 87, of 111 S. Congress St. died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Anderson, with the Rev. Phillip McAlister officiating.

Mrs. Davenport retired as a spinner from Wellington Mills in Anderson. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Anderson and was the widow of James E. Davenport.

Surviving are nieces and nephews.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary Davis

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Davis, 82, of 346 Hampton St. died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at First Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Hancock officiating and the Rev. J.E. Boulware assisting. Burial will be at Liberty Hill Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Davis was educated in York County public schools. She was a member of the Missionary Society at First Calvary Baptist Church and was a presser for a local dry cleaners.

Surviving are two sisters, Loutee S. Massey of the home and Juanita McIlwain Smith of Philadelphia.

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

The family will receive friends at home.

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

James Duncan

ROCK HILL - Mr. James H. Duncan, 86, of Sterling House died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Sterling House.

Funeral arrangments will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Wade Howe Jr.

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Wade H. Howe Jr. of Charlotte died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Southminster.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Chapel on East Boulevard, with the Rev. Dr. John Earl II officiating. Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park.

A native of Gaston County, Mr. Howe grew up in Rock Hill. He served in World War II and afterward sold machine tools and mill supplies for Allison Erwin Co. and the Henry Walke Co. until his retirement in 1978. He was marshal for the Kemper golf tournaments when they were held in Charlotte. He was a former member of Park Road Optimist Club and a member of Avondale Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his son, Stephen M. Howe of Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Martha Howe Elliott and Rebecca Howe Chambers, both of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hankins &Whittington.

Memorials may be made to Avondale Presbyterian Church, 2821 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209.

William Mewborn

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

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Capers Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Chris Snelgrove and Dr. Gareth Scott officiating. Burial will be 4 p.m. today 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.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Charlie Potts

FORT MILL - Mr. Charlie Potts, 60, of 208 Steele St. died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Catawba Community Care Home in Catawba.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Guinn Rhodes

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakland Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert D. Shrum and the Rev. Richard Harrison officiating. Burial will be at Union ARP Church in Richburg.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Rhodes was a registered nurse for 22 years, having worked in Atlanta, at Charlotte Memorial Hospital and at Baptist Hospital in Columbia. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and was the widow of Carl Richard Rhodes.

Surviving is her sister, Ruth Sanders of Myrtle Beach.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church, 1068 W. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

William Shenton

ROCK HILL - Mr. William Harold Shenton, 84, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999.

The funeral will be in Clifton, N.J.

Mr. Shenton was a retired chief petty officer with the Navy. He served in the Pacific during World War II at Guadalcanal, Okinawa and the invasion of the Philippine Islands. He also served during the Korean conflict and was recalled to the Navy Reserve during Vietnam. He was an electrician by trade.

Mr. Shenton was a Mason, a member of Tall Cedars of Lebanon and a Vestryman of St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Paterson, N.J.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Shenton; his son, Robert Shenton of Ontario, Canada; his daughter, Linda Shenton of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

Masonic rites will be 6:30 tonight, and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and Wednesday night at the home of his daughter, Linda Shenton, 770 Milton Ave., Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation of America, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 312, Columbia, SC 29204.

Catherine Wasel

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Catherine Wasel died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

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 funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Ararat AME Zion Church in Richburg, with the Rev. Leroy Ellison officiating and Ministers Thomas Chesley and Tony White assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Williams was a member of Mount Ararat AME Zion Church. He was employed at Northern Tool and Equipment Co. in Charlotte and was a graduate of Lewisville High School.

Surviving are his wife, Robyn Neal Williams; his daughter, Dominque Williams of Lancaster; his stepson, Jeremy Neal of Charlotte; two stepdaughters, Montisha Nesbitt and Chuntavia Neal, both of Charlotte; his mother, Flossie Williams Chesley and stepfather, Minister Thomas Chesley, both of Richburg; seven brothers, James Michael Williams of Lancaster, Kelvin Williams of Hawaii, Bertram Brown and Malcolm Brown, both of Richburg, and Bernard Curry, Rico White and Timothy Barber, all of Great Falls; five sisters, Tymeria Williams of Lancaster, Nekita Williams of Richburg, Rachel B. Burgess of Indian Trail, N.C., Shoyina Grafton of Fort Lawn and Shegretta Young of Chester; and his stepgrandmother, Mary Chesley of Richburg.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., and at other times at the home of Leola Hill, 4476 Hunter Road, Richburg.

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

Nellie Williams

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nellie Engle Williams, 77, formerly of Cummings Street, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Eden Gardens.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Slusher and the Rev. Dr. Bob Lee Franklin officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mrs. Williams was retired from Burnette Electric. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Business and Professional Women's Society. She was the widow of Walter F. Williams.

Surviving are her son, David A. Williams of Rock Hill; two daughters, Margaret L. Williams Slusher of Woodstock, Ga., and Kathryne Williams Davis of Bennettsville; her brother, William B. Engle of Columbia; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

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

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. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, 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; and two sisters, Louise Bailey of Columbia and Alberta Sarver of Elliston, Va.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Setting it straight 

The family of the Rev. Fred Allen McCullough of Charlotte, who died Jan. 17, 1999, did not request that memorials be made to the Duke Medical Center, Liver Transplant Unit.

The family of Mr. Irwin "Ducky" Livingston of Fort Mill, who died Jan. 17, 1999, did request that memorials be made to Duke Medical Center's Liver Transplant Unit. The address is Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710.

The Herald regrets the error. 

Marlene Barrett

DALLAS, N.C. - Mrs. Marlene Meredith Barrett, 51, of 208-A Campground Road died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakeview Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Harry Bryant officiating.

Mrs. Barrett was formerly employed with Bowling Green Spinning in Bowling Green.

Surviving are her husband, Buddy James Barrett; her son, Timmy Adams of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Buddy James Barrett Jr. of Gastonia, N.C., and Tommy Lee Barrett of Clover; her daughter, Shirley Smith of Rock Hill; her brother, Wade Meredith of York; and eight grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Gaston County Hospice, 717 N. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 29054.

Janie Belton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Janie Stewart Belton, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Liberty Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Belton was educated in the York County schools. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church, where she was on the Missionary Society, the Hymn Choir and was the Mother of the Usher Board. She was employed at the Earl Glasscock home for many years. She was retired from Winthrop University.

Surviving are her son, Leroy Belton of Rock Hill; her brother, Willie Q. Stewart of Charlotte; and three grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of her niece, Janie Moore, 3918 Cleveland Road, Edgemoor.

The body will be taken to the church at noon today, where the family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

David Collins

TEGA CAY - Mr. David Collins of Tega Cay died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999.

Mr. Collins was a member of the Men's Breakfast, the Romeos, Vintage Club and Police Academy. He was a graduate of Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Ohio State Marching Band. He also was a graduate of University of Michigan. He was a Navy pilot in World War II and a member of the American Chemical Society.

Surviving are his wife; two children; and seven grandchildren.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

James Duncan

ROCK HILL - Mr. James Holt Duncan, 86, formerly of 1610 Stonehill Place died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Sterling House.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Park Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eddie Ramsey officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Duncan was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co., where he worked in the shipping department for 45 years and managed the softball team. He was a member of Park Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He was a member of the Elks Club.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian Davis Duncan; his son, John T. Duncan Sr. of Spartanburg; his daughter, Mary D. Strait of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Wesley Duncan of Charlotte and Gerald Duncan of Sarasota, Fla.; his stepdaughter, Gayle Marlin of Charlotte; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter, Mary Strait, 837 Lila Mae Court, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Park Baptist Church, 717 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Nina Duncan

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nina Small Duncan, 85, of 17 Barrow St. died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Garden Sanctuary Church of God, with the Revs. Mike Wooten, Gerald Bennett and Reginald E. Murray officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Duncan was retired from J. P. Stevens Industrial Mill with 29 years of service. She was a member of Garden Sanctuary Church of God.

Surviving are her caregiver and daughter-in-law, Virginia S. Duncan of Rock Hill; her stepdaughter, Mildred Steinmeyer of Rock Hill; 15 grandchildren; 11 grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Virginia S. Duncan, 6 Barrow St., Rock Hill.

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

Harold and Brent Hamrick

ROCK HILL - Harold Austin Hamrick and Brent Chandler Hamrick, the infant twin sons of Kelly Suzanne Hamrick of 1029 Clarkson St., died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Patricia Jordan

ROCK HILL - Ms. Patricia Jordan of 1120 Castle St. died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Dorothy Maynard

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Dorothy Roach Morton Maynard, 69, of 2815 Bonnybrook Circle died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Woodland United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Thomas C. Pietila, Ben L. Barnette and Cooper Stonestreet officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Maynard was retired from the Rock Hill school district. She was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church and the Covenant Sunday school class. She was a volunteer at Piedmont Medical Center.

Surviving are her husband, E.D. "Buck" Maynard; two sons, Michael Morton of Rock Hill and Sammy Morton of Columbia; her daughter, Cathy M. Dawkins of Rock Hill; her stepson, E.D. Maynard Jr. of Chapel Hill, N.C.; her stepdaughter, Bette Franken of Fayetteville, N.C.; her brother, Samuel Ray Roach of Ellenwood, Ga.; two sisters, Iris R. Odell of Morehead City, N.C., and Edna R. McBride of Graylakes, Ill.; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 East 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Sam McCullough Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Sam McCullough Sr. of 1461 Crawford Road died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, in New York.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Mary Peterson

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Mary Wall Peterson, 99, formerly of Chester, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Wilora Lake Health Care Center in Charlotte.

Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.

Mrs. Peterson was a retired auditor with the Hartwell Railroad. She was a graduate of Chester High School and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was the widow of David E. Peterson Sr.

Surviving are her son, David E. Peterson Jr. of Charlotte; two granddaughters; and her great-grandchild.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Ora Settlemyer

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ora Hance Settlemyer, 94, formerly of 346 Charlotte Ave., died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Magnolia Manor.

A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. Settlemyer was a homemaker and the widow of Harry C. Settlemyer. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Starlight Chapter No. 243, Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are two daughters, Arline Holt of Kingsport, Tenn., and Margaret Crocker of Rock Hill; her sister, Julia Mobley of Chester; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Nursery Department, 215 Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Catherine Wasel

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Catherine Graf Wasel, 87, of 244 Pointe Circle died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be noon Thursday at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Mrs. Wasel was member of St. Anne Catholic Church and a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Choir in Queens, N.Y. She is the widow of Frank C. Wasel.

Surviving are four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

A Rosary service will be 6:30 tonight followed by visitation from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Bass Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church, 1694 Bird St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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 funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Ararat AME Zion Church in Richburg, with the Rev. Leroy Ellison officiating and Ministers Thomas Chesley and Tony White assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Williams was a member of Mount Ararat AME Zion Church. He was employed at Northern Tool and Equipment Co. in Charlotte and was a 1988 graduate of Lewisville High School and a member of the Bascomville Bible study group.

Surviving are his wife, Robyn Neal Williams; his son, Dennis Williams Jr. of Lancaster; his daughter, Dominque Williams of Lancaster; two stepsons, Jeremy Neal of Charlotte and Chunquavius Cauthen of Lancaster; two stepdaughters, Montisha Nesbitt and Chuntavia Neal, both of Charlotte; his mother, Flossie Williams Chesley and stepfather, Minister Thomas Chesley, both of Richburg; seven brothers, James Michael Williams of Lancaster, Kelvin Williams of Hawaii, Bertram Brown and Malcolm Brown, both of Richburg, and Bernard Curry, Rico White and Timothy Barber, all of Great Falls; five sisters, Tymeria Williams of Lancaster, Nekita Williams of Richburg, Rachel B. Burgess of Indian Trail, N.C., Soyini Grafton of Fort Lawn and Sigredda Young Smith of Chester; and his stepgrandmother, Mary Chesley of Richburg.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., and at other times at the home of Leola Hill, 4476 Hunter Road, Richburg.

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

Linda Wright

MYRTLE BEACH - Mrs. Linda Stowe Wright, 59, of 1500 Scorpio Lane, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.


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