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Joy Adkins

ROCK HILL - Ms. Joy Darlene Brown Adkins, 53, of 1804 Daylily Lane died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Harry Atkinson

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Retired Col. Harry Walter Atkinson died of congestive heart failure April 26, 1998, at his home here.

A memorial service was held Dec. 28, 1998, at the David T. Gettys plot at Neely's Creek ARP Church cemetery with Paul Gettys officiating. Mr. Atkinson was the son-in-law of the late David Taylor Gettys and his wife, Mary Allen Gettys, both of York County.

Mr. Atkinson was born Jan. 31, 1915, in Chicago to Edward Stinson Atkinson and his wife, Frieda Walter Atkinson.

Mr. Atkinson received his engineering degree from the

University of Illinois and worked as a civil engineer and

surveyor in Illinois until World War II. He was a supply officer

in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater. After the

war, he was with the 5th Advisory Group in China. He later

taught civil engineering and ROTC at Louisiana Tech and retired

as a colonel in the Air Force.

He did additional studies in land-use planning at Georgia Tech and made it his second career. After his retirement and relocation from Atlanta to Flowery Branch, Ga., he served on the Hall County Library Board and was several times president of the Northeast Georgia Historical and Genealogical Society. He was an avid genealogist and frequently lectured on the subject.

Surviving are his wife, Mamie Gettys Atkinson; his daughter,

Frieda Mae Atkinson Roell of Altadena, Calif.; three grandsons;

and five great-grandsons.

Bass Funeral Home was in charge.

Lenwood Black

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

A private graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Surviving are two brothers, William J. Black of Gastonia, N.C., and John C. Black of Rock Hill; and two sisters, Margie B. Lee and Betty Ann Sanders, both of Rock Hill.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

William Clack

CHESTER - Mr. William "Willie" Brice Clack, 72, of 529 Saluda St. died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Woodward Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Roper officiating and the Rev. W.L. Faile assisting. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Clack was a retired salesman with Chester Furniture Co. He was a member of Woodward Baptist Church, the Chester Civitan Club, the Rotary Club, and the American Legion. He was a 1943 graduate of Chester High School. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a former Explorer Scout Master.

Surviving are three nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Wright's Home for Funerals.

Nina Duncan

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

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today 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 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 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.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Frank Easter

YORK - Mr. Frank Easter of York Care Facility died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at York Care Facility.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Robert Foster

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. - Mr. Robert Foster, 66, of Englewood, N.J., formerly of Chester, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.

The family will be at the home of President Foster of 519 Denton Ave., Chester.

Gore's Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Brent Hamrick and Harold Hamrick

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

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Catawba Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating.

Surviving in addition to their mother are their maternal grandparents, Harold and Pat Hamrick of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the graveside and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

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. today 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 Jr.; 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 III 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.

Nellie McCammon

ROCK HILL -"Mrs. Nellie Gray McCammon, 63, of 305 Lyle St. died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jimmy Holley and Reggie Hawkins officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. McCammon was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was the widow of James Bundy McCammon.

Surviving are her son, James A. "Choogie" McCammon of Edgemoor; three daughters, Fran Hardin of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Donna Belk and Patty Blanks, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Jimmy Bolin of Rock Hill and C.L. McCoy of Columbia; her sister, Lois Ann Bolin of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at the homes of her daughters, Donna Belk, 5256 Greenvalley Road, Newport and Patty Blanks, 305 Lyle St., Rock Hill.

Furman Nash

CLOVER - Mr. Furman Lee Nash, 82, of 374 Griggs Road died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church in Charlotte, with the Revs. Stan Heiser and Paul Ballard officiating. Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte.

Mr. Nash was retired from Jenkins Electric in Charlotte and was a member of Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church. He was the widower of Faye Eudy Nash.

Surviving are his daughter, Brenda Nash Matthews of Clover; two brothers, David Nash of Monroe, N.C., and Brooks Nash of Charlotte; six sisters, Helen Parker of Charlotte, Hallie Randall of Mooresville, N.C., Eldss Crump of Huntersville, N.C., Annie Bon Simpson of Monroe, N.C., Verla Hinson of Concord, N.C., and Louise Pressley of Indian Trail, N.C.; and his grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church organ fund, 2040 Highway 161, York, SC 29745.

Wilma Sims

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Wilma Sims, 89, of 127 S. Jones Ave. died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home.

Cynthia Tate

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

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Clover AME Zion Church, with the Revs. McMillan and Terrance Jones officiating. Burial will be at Clover Community Cemetery.

Surviving is her brother, Leslie Tate of Clover.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Friday at the church and at other times at the home of her brother, Leslie Tate, 735 Kings Mountain St., Clover.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 8 tonight at Generation Funeral Home.

Donald Titus

LANCASTER - Mr. Donald Horner Titus, 81, of 1123 Darlene Blvd. died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Temple Baptist Church, with the Revs. Curtis Cameron and Paul Smith officiating.

Mr. Titus served in the Army during World War II. He was a mechanic and machinist. His textile industry experience was sought well after retirement.

Surviving are his wife, Eva C. Titus; two sons, Donald Stephen Titus of Reading, Vt., and Randle B. Titus of Lancaster; two daughters, Lynn M. Clark of Essex Junction, Vt., and Kimberly A. Titus of Elizabethville, Pa.; two stepsons, Howard L. Crickenberger of Unionville, Va., and Ervin Crickenberger of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three stepdaughters, Gladys L. McKeehan of Chouteau, Okla., Eva Diane Martin of Orange, Va., and Catherine F. Smith of Unionville, Va.; three brothers, Stanley Titus of Zepher Hills, Fla., Clifton Titus of Williston, Vt., and El Titus of Watertown, N.Y.; three sisters, Aleta Kolonair of Stowehollow, Vt., Alma Percy of Williston, Vt., and Joyce Sumner of Chateaugay, N.Y.; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 1609, Columbia, SC 29202.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Linda Wright

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Wright was a native of Rock Hill and of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her husband, Richard L. Wright Sr. of Myrtle Beach; two sons, Richard L. Wright Jr. of Rock Hill and William R. Wright of Fort Mill; her daughter, Terri W. Lee of Pawleys Island; her mother, Ruby B. Stowe of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her mother, Ruby B. Stowe, 412 Liberty St., Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260 or to York County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 4975 CRS, Rock Hill, SC 29731. 

Frank Allen

ABBEVILLE - Mr. Frank Edward Allen, of 324 Old Douglas Mill Road died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Main Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Pickens officiating. Burial will be at Oakbrook Memorial Park in Greenwood.

Born in Rock Hill, Mr. Allen was with the S.C. Highway Patrol in Greenwood from 1952 to 1960. Promoted to sergeant, he transferred to Abbeville where he served until his retirement in 1978.

Also a Navy veteran, Mr. Allen was voted the Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of 1968 by the Abbeville Pilot Club. He was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lee Smith Allen; two sons, Michael Allen of the home and Ted Allen of Simpsonville; his daughter, Angela Stokes of Augusta, Ga.; his brother, Raymond Allen of Rock Hill; three sisters, Christine Dudley of Rock Hill, Mildred Allen of Chester and Evelyn Ruth McLin of Fort Mill; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight at Harris Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to Main Street United Methodist Church, Choir Fund, North Main Street, Abbeville, SC 29620.

Willie Culp

FORT MILL - Mr. Willie W. Culp of 406 Steel St. died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at his home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at United AME Zion Church with the Rev. T.R. McBeath officiating. Burial will in the church cemetery.

A native of Fort Mill, Mr. Culp joined Pleasant Valley AME Zion Church at an early age. He attended George Fish High School and was a retired employee of Springs Industries.

Surviving are his wife, Louise Potts Culp; two daughters, Dorothy W. Robinson of Rock Hill and Faye White of Monroe, N.C.; his sister, Hattie Potts of Detroit; his brother, W.L. Culp of Fort Mill; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

Gabriel Huntley

LANCASTER - Gabriel "Lil' Tyson" Huntley, 17-month-old son of Betty Jean Huntley and Alex Adams of Lancaster, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gold Hill AME Zion Church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Surviving are his parents; his brother, Alex Huntley; three sisters, Raven Huntley, Ebony Frazier and Alexis Pate; paternal grandparents, Woodrow Adams and Alma Adams, both of Fort Mill; and maternal grandparents, James B. Huntley and Beverly Huntley, both of Monroe, N.C.

Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight at Harris Funeral Home, 601 Winchester Ave., Monroe, N.C.

Patricia Jordan

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Patricia B. Jordan of 1126 Castle St. died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charlie Mason officiating and the Rev. Hattie Foster assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Jordan was a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. She attended the public schools of York County.

Surviving are two sons, Willie James Jordan and Lewis Jarod Brown, both of Rock Hill; two daughters, Linda Elaine Jordan and Tonya R. Duncan, both of Rock Hill; her father, Clarence Richardson Sr. of Washington; two brothers, the Rev. Clarence Richardson Jr. of Washington and John Richardson of Maryland; her sister, Frances Richardson of Washington; her special friend, John Martin Harris of Rock Hill; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

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 Saturday.

Juanita McIlwain

DAYLESTOWN, Pa. - Mrs. Juanita McIlwain, formerly of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Neshaminy Manor Nursing Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Mozelle McKenzie

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mozelle Langley McKenzie, 72, of 649 Morningside Drive died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Thomas A. Little officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Born in Scranton, Mrs. McKenzie was retired from J.P. Stevens after more than 30 years. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle Church of God and the Ladies Ministries.

Surviving are her husband, James Cobert McKenzie; two sons, Jamie McKenzie of York and Don McKenzie of Pensacola, Fla.; her daughter, Trudy M. Grant of Browns Mills, N.J.; two sisters, Edna Lowder and Mabel Porter, both of Lake City; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Calvary Tabernacle Church of God building fund, P.O. Box 36065, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Tom Paul

ROCK HILL - Mr. Tom Henry Paul, 76, of 211 Marshall St. died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Lewis Vehaun officiating.

Mr. Paul was retired from GARAWCO Inc. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served as a medic in the European Theater.

He was widower of Jerdie Brindle Paul.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas E. Paul and Leon Paul, both of Rock Hill; his daughter, Geraldine Ashworth of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Charles Murphy of Rock Hill and Roy Murphy of Bennettsville; two step daughters, Alice Wilson and Shirley Haile, both of Rock Hill; his brother, Charles Edward Paul of Lincolnton, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Paul of Minnesota and Sadie Brindle of York; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

Rocky Perry

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Rocky Dale Perry, 30, of 3344 Washburn Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

Sarah Post

MIDLAND, Texas - Mrs. Sarah Crosby Post, 84, of 101 North Madison Ave., formerly of Chester, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, in Midland Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Thomas Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wayne Lemons officiating. The burial will follow at Midland Cemetery.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Post was a homemaker and a member of Lee Street Church of Christ. She attended the public schools of Chester County.

She was the widow of Joe Kenneth Post Sr.

Surviving are three sons, Joe Kenneth Post Jr., William Post and Jimmy Wayne Post, all of Midland, Texas.

Kings Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., is in charge of local arrangements.

Charlie Potts

FORT MILL - Mr. Charlie Potts, 60, of 9B-11 Steele Circle, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Catawba Community Care Home in Catawba.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Big Pineville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Monroe Culp officiating and the Rev. Olsie Culp assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Potts was a former employee of D.C. Godfrey Co. He was a member of Big Pineville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. He was educated in the York County public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Turner Potts; two sisters, Viola Potts Hood of Charlotte and Lina Potts of Fort Mill; two brothers, J.P. Dixon of Fort Mill and Boy Frances Potts of Greensboro, N.C.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church and at other times at the home.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Parker Funeral Home.

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

Eugene Self

LANCASTER - Mr. Eugene Richard Self, 63, of 2570 Watson Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Eisenhower Hospital in Fort Gordon, Ga.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Ron Roddey officiating.

A native of Chester, Mr. Self was a retired chief petty officer with the Navy and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Erika Pheil Self; three sons, Brad Self of Fort Houstous, Va., Kevin Self of Chester, and Richard Ratcliffe of York; his daughter, Debra Kirksey of York; his brother, Robert Self Jr. of Columbia; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

Wilma Sims

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Wilma White Sims, 89, of 127 S. Jones Ave. died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Hogg and the Rev. Dr. Sollie Hicks officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Sims was a member and former president of the Beulah Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was in the Joy Choir. Mrs. Sims was the widow of John Chalmers Sims.

Surviving are her son, Col. John C. Sims of Camden; her daughter, Mary Sims Long of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Forward by Faith, 215 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

John Wallace

LANCASTER - Mr. John Wallace Jr., 66, of 3907 Taxahaw Road died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at High Point Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Stuart Snow officiating. Burial will be at Antioch Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Hartsville, Mr. Wallace was an automobile salesman. He was a member of the High Point Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Barnhardt Wallace; his son, Tony Wallace of Lancaster; his stepdaughter, Shirley Guyton of York; his brother, Ben Wallace of Hartsville; his sister, Nomie Mae Parker of Hartsville; six step-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Edith Broughton

KERSHAW - Mrs. Edith Ann Hinson Broughton, 83, of 104 Woodrow St. died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, with the Rev. Bryant D. Fersner Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Broughton was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Charlie Butler Broughton; two sons, Jerry D. Broughton of Camden and Charlie Bruce Broughton of Kershaw; her daughter, Margaret Alice Broughton of Kershaw; her brother, Mendel Hinson of Augusta, Ga.; two sisters, Fannie Mae Horton of Kershaw and Grace H. Buckley of Alexandria, Va.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of Alice Broughton, 215 W. Pine St., Kershaw.

Memorials may be made to Kershaw City Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, Box 1, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Georgia Cassell

GASTONIA, N.C. - "Mrs. Georgia Mae "Sis" Cassell died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia.

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

Frank Easter

YORK -"Mr. Frank Easter, 76, of 40 Ross Cannon St. died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at the York Care Facility.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. J.C. Miller officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Easter was a member of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church and a member of the Friendly Aid Society.

Surviving are his brother, Wilson Easter of York; and three sisters, Ruth Ashley of York, Fleater Meeks of Rock Hill, and Mattie E. Garvin of Charlotte.

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

The family will receive friends at the home of his sister Ruth Ashley, at 5 Turner Ave. in York.

Sarah Edwards

FORT MILL - Mrs. Sarah Susan Sigmon Edwards, 75, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at McEwen Funeral Service in Pineville, N.C.,

Born in Iredell County, N.C., Mrs. Edwards graduated from Newell High School and worked at Hudson Hosiery and Belk, as a cosmetics and silver manager. She helped open the Southpark Belk.

She later helped her husband, Bill, with his painting business.

Surviving are her husband; her son, Darren Edwards of Fort Mill; her daughter, Sandra H. Helms of Fort Mill; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service.

This afternoon and this evening, the family will be at the home of her daughter, Sandra and Ray Helms of Fort Mill.

Memorials may be sent to The American Heart Association.

Carl Gregory

CHESTER - Mr. Carl Eugene Gregory, 65, of 1635 Millwood Road died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Wilksburg Baptist Church, with the Rev. Elton Hunter officiating. Internment will follow in the Wilksburg Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Gregory was a member of the Wilksburg Baptist Church and was retired from the construction business.

Surviving are two brothers, Jack Gregory and Otis Gregory, both of Chester; and four sisters, Helen Gregory, Ruth Gregory, Thelma Millwood and Lucille Gaston, all of Chester.

Wright's Home for Funerals is in charge.

Mabel Jubrey 

CHARLOTTE -"Mrs. Mabel Jubrey, of 807 Log Cabin Road died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

Charles McCallum

CHESTER - Mr. Charles Hugh "Slim" McCallum, 69, of 2061 Calvary Church Road died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Leeds Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dale Roddey officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mr. McCallum was a retired mechanic for the Celanese Corp. He was a member of Leeds Baptist Church and a graduate of Chester High School. He was an U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Louise H. McCallum; and his brother, Ralph McCallum of Rock Hill.

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

Memorials may be made to Leeds Baptist Church, 3231 Leeds Road, Carlisle, SC 29031.

Roosevelt McClure

YORK -"Mr. Roosevelt "Dat" McClure, 66, of White Oak Manor in York, formally of Filbert, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at the chapel of Wright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Keith Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Uniondale Cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Winda McClure and Babbie McClure, both of York; two sons, Robert McClure of York and Danny Sanders of Charlotte; his sister, Feannie Neely of McConnells; two brothers, Johnny McClure of York and Kenneth McClure of Charlotte; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

Elliott Miller

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Elliott Miller, 66, of 1416 Parkwood Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2:30 pm. Sunday at Long & Son Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. George Lowery officiating. Burial will be at Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are four sisters, Janie Wallace and Wilma Wilkes, both of Fort Mill, Alice Gilmore of Rock Hill and Grace Neal of Charlotte; three brothers, Henry Miller of Rock Hill, Hosea Miller of Charlotte and Benjamin Miller of Lanham, Md.; and his special companion, Carrie Bell Miller.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Long & Son Mortuary Chapel.

Joseph Queen

YORK - Mr. Joseph Lee Queen, 74, of 4 Blackburn St. died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church in Clover, with the Rev. Bruce Kiser officiating and the Rev. Phil Lemmons assisting. Burial will be in Lakeview Memory Gardens in York.

A native of Jackson County, N.C., Mr. Queen was a retired card tender from Fieldcrest Cannon Mills in York and a member of the Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Rolland Queen; five sons, Ronnie Queen and Jackie Queen, both of York, Bobby Queen of Clover, Tommy Queen of Charlotte, and Leon Queen of Bryson City, N.C.; five daughters, Debra Q. Meek, Patrica Q. White and Sonja Q. Robbins, all of York, Alice Q. Kiser of Clover, and Darlene Q. Dover of Dallas, N.C.; three stepdaughters, Maxine Hicks, Nancy Hicks and Vernon Hicks, all of Bluefield, W.Va.; three sisters, Ruth Crisler of Charlotte, Betty Day of Fairview, N.C., and Mary Sandburg of New York City; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church, 2192 Meadow Road, Clover, S.C. 29710.

Charlie Potts

FORT MILL - Mr. Charlie Potts, 60, of 9B-11 Steele Circle, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Catawba Community Care Home in Catawba.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Big Pineville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Monroe Culp officiating and the Rev. Olsie Culp assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Potts was a former employee of D.C. Godfrey Co. He was a member of Big Pineville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. He was educated in the York County public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Johnson Potts; two sisters, Viola Potts Hood of Charlotte and Lina Potts of Fort Mill; two brothers, J.P. Dixon of Fort Mill and Boy Frances Potts of Greensboro, N.C.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. today at the church and at other times at the home.

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

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

Dwight Roberts

LANCASTER - Mr. Dwight L. Roberts, 67, of Myrtle Beach, formerly of Lancaster, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Myrtle Beach.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Lancaster. His remains will be scattered in the church cemetery at a later date.

A former member of St. Luke United Methodist Church, Mr. Roberts was a 1954 graduate of Newberry College and did graduate work at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.

Mr. Roberts was the choral music director and driver education instructor at Lake City Junior High School and Lake City High School. He also was a coach and served as part-time music director for Turbeville United Methodist Church.

In Lancaster, Mr. Roberts was Junior High and High School choral music director. He also organized and directed the Lancaster Community Men's Chorus. He served as minister of music at First Baptist in Fort Mill, Calvary Baptist Church in Lancaster, Springvale Baptist in Lugoff and St. Luke United Methodist Church in Lancaster. Mr. Roberts also was a member of the Lancaster Lion's Club and the Lancaster Jaycees.

Mr. Roberts left the teaching profession to go into sales with Builder's Supply Co., where he became vice-president and general manager. Later, he was associated with Chemlan Colors and Chemicals.

He was the widower of Joyce Ann Macon.

Surviving is his wife Sheila J. Roberts of the home; three daughters, Katherine McRae of Marshville, N.C., Tina Stuber and Elizabeth Usher, both of Lancaster; two sons, D. Randall Roberts of Lancaster and Richard M. Roberts of Sherrill's Ford, N.C.; two brothers, Keith Roberts of Ninety Six and Gerald C. Roberts of Greensboro, N.C.; and nine grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, where potted plants will be accepted.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Methodist Church Chancel Choir Choral Music Fund, 128 Providence Road, Lancaster, 29720.

Essie Vick

ROCK HILL - Essie Deese Vick, 86, of 1024 Aragon St. died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999 at Piedmont Medical Center.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Vincent

WESTVILLE - Mr. James B. Vincent, 77, of 12 Taylor Lane died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Revs. Robert Rivers and Charles Young officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Vincent was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where he served as chairman of the board of deacons. He was a member of the Douglas Smith Sunday school class and served as director of the Sunday school department for several years. He was a Army Air Corps veteran and a member of the American Legion Post No. 0172.

Surviving are his wife, Lula Mae Snipes Vincent; two daughters, Kathy Pate and Sandra Hudson, both of Westville; six brothers, Herman Vincent, Bill Vincent, Frank Vincent, Larry Vincent, all of Kershaw; Mike Vincent of Westville and Paul Vincent of Hartsville; three sisters, Myrtle V. Outen of Lancaster, and Lillian V. Broome and Sally Faile, both of Kershaw; five grandchildren and seven great-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 Hospice of Kershaw County, 2001 W. DeKalb St., Camden, SC 29020 or to Bethany Baptist Church, 3100 Youngs Park Road, Westville, SC 29175.

Lorenzo White

CHESTER - Mr. Lorenzo "Lonnie" White died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road. 

Helen Becker

CHARLOTTE -"Mrs. Helen Angela Becker, 85, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday at McEwen Funeral Service Pineville, N.C., chapel, 10500 Park Road.

Mrs. Becker was a native of Cleveland and retired as office manager of Handling System of Charlotte after 25 years of service.

Surviving are two daughters, Joyce Gise of Tega Cay and Linda Bertges of Fort Mill; six grandchildren; and her great-grandson.

The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pilgrims' Inn, 236 W. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Bertha Bolin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Bertha Vaughn Bolin, 93, of 261 S. Herlong Ave., died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at the Beverly Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Steve Brown and Dr. Sollie Hicks officiating.

A native of York County, Mrs. Bolin was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her stepdaughter and son-in-law, Mary Franklin and Marvin Franklin of Rock Hill; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at Bass Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone UMC, 2697 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Georgia Cassell

GASTONIA, N.C. -"Mrs. Georgia Mae "Sis" Cassell, 64, of 630 Colebrook Drive died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Monday at Jerusalem Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.T. Massey officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Clover, S.C., Mrs. Cassell was a graduate of Clover schools and retired from Clover Yarns. She was a lifelong member of Jerusalem Baptist Church and the widow of Robert J. Cassell.

Surviving are her foster daughter, Carrie Stewart Easter of the home; her foster son, Thomas Adams of High Point, N.C.; two brothers, Sammy Hope Stewart and David Stewart, both of Clover; her special great-niece Shatara Easter of the home; and her great-great-niece, Malaisha' Easter of the home.

Generation Funeral Home in Clover is in charge.

Imogene Catoe

LANCASTER - Mrs. Imogene Johnson Catoe, 52, of 379 Potter Road died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jack A. Nunn officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. Catoe was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Jesse J. Catoe; her son, John W. Catoe of Lancaster; her daughter Michelle C. Bowers of Lancaster; her mother, Pearl Carter Johnson of Lancaster; her brother, Wayne Johnson of Taft, Calif.; five sisters, Mildred Small and Ruth Taylor, both of Lancaster, Shirley Crook of Mullins, Helen Williams of Charlotte and Doris Peck of Newport, Va.; and her granddaughter.

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

Alfred Dyson

LANCASTER - Mr. Alfred Dyson, 76, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at the Dorn V.A. Medical Center in Columbia.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mahaffey Funeral Home.

William Harper Jr.

MONROE, N.C. - Mr. William Cary Harper Jr., 84, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Union Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with Father Henry Presler officiating.

A native of Norfolk, Va., Mr. Monroe was a retired salesman for Carado Industries.

Surviving are three sons, William Cary Harper III, Donald Wilson Harper and Robert H. Harper, all of Rock Hill; three daughters, Mary J. Wright of Canton, Ohio, Dr. Sydney S. Harper of Florence, Ala., and Patricia F. Throneburg of Longs; his sister, Eunice Smith of Chesapeake, Va.; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 116 S. Church St., Monroe, NC 28112.

Gordon Funeral Service is in charge.

Rebecca Holland

KERSHAW -"Mrs. Rebecca Holland of 420 N. Matson St. died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hartley Funeral Home.

James Hefley

EDGEMOOR - Mr. James "Snake" Hefley, 95, of 3450 Mt. Holly Road died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home.

Henry Jordan Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Henry David Jordan Jr., 77, of 488 Arch Drive died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Great Falls, Mr. Jordan was a veteran of of World War II, where he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received the Pearl Harbor Commemorative Medal. He was a retired salesman for Comer Distributing Co. and a member of St. Anne Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Fritton Jordan; two sons, Paul Jordan and John Jordan, both of Rock Hill; four daughters, Theresa Zimmerman of Pembroke, Ga., Barbara Hardy of Houston and Kathy Googe and Claire McNinch, both of Rock Hill; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A vigil service will be held at 7 tonight at the Cauthen Funeral Home. Following the service, the family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 tonight, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the St. Anne Catholic Church Building Fund, 1694 Bird St., Rock Hill, SC 29730, or to the Serenity Club, P.O. Box 11044, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

William McBee

UNION - Mr. William deBohun McBee, 76, of 119 Highland Drive, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Episcopal Church of The Nativity, with Father Lennart Pearson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Greenville, Mr. McBee was a veteran of World War II, having served as a major in the U.S. Army. He was retired from the Milliken Company's Union plant, where he was a personnel director. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of The Nativity and a graduate of Clemson College, Class of 1944.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Brown McBee; his daughter, Louise McBee Ferguson of Rock Hill; his son, William deBohun McBee Jr. of Deland, Fla.; his brother, Roy Sprunt McBee of Columbia; his granddaughter; and three grandsons.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of The Nativity, P.O. Box 456, Union, SC 29379.

Roosevelt McClure

YORK -"Mr. Roosevelt "Dat" McClure, 66, of White Oak Manor in York, formally of Filbert, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at the chapel of Wright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Keith Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Uniondale Cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Winda McClure and Babbie McClure, both of York; two sons, Robert McClure of York and Danny Sanders of Charlotte; his sister, Feannie Neely of McConnells; two brothers, Johnny McClure of York and Kenneth McClure of Charlotte; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

Rocky Perry

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Rocky Dale Perry, 30, of 3344 Washburn St., died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The service will be 7 p.m. Monday in the Greene Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Jerry Whitt officiating.

A native of Richmond, Va., Mr. Perry was a manager of Domino's Pizza restaurants in York and Mecklenburg, N.C., counties for the last 12 years.

Surviving are his parents, Jerry Perry of Rock Hill and Patsy Damron Perry of Connelly Springs, N.C.; two sisters, Tawana Perry of Rock Hill and Teresa Downey of York; and his maternal grandmother, Mae Damron of Hawthorne, Fla.

The family will receive friends following the service Monday.

Memorials may be made to the Rocky Dale Perry Memorial Fund, c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Mabel Stokes

BETHUNE - Mrs. Mabel Horton Stokes, 73, of 3586 Bill Stokes Road died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at the Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Bethune Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Cockrell officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.

A native of Camden, Mrs. Stokes was a member of the Bethune Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday school class. Retired from the Bendix Co., Mrs. Stokes was a long-time member of the Kershaw Farm Bureau Women's Committee.

Surviving are her husband, William Himbrick Stokes Jr.; two sons, William H. Stokes III and Starling Odell Stokes, both of Bethune; her daughter, Audrey Dixon of Bennettsville; her brother, Johnnie Horton of Kershaw; her sister, Ruth H. Smith of Roanoke, Va.; nine grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Ruth or Trailblazer Sunday school class at Bethune Baptist Church, P.O. Box 326, Bethune, SC 29009.

Bertie Sutton

DRY FORK, Va."-"Mrs. Bertie Arnold Sutton, 83, of 1552 Jones Mill Road, formerly of Fort Mill, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Stratford Health Care Center in Danville, Va.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clay Knick officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Born in Hardin, N.C., Mrs. Sutton lived in Fort Mill most of her life. She was retired from Springs Mill, Inc. and was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Willie Mae Warren Circle. Mrs. Sutton was the widow of John Lee Arnold, and later, the widow of W.E. Sutton Sr.

Surviving are two daughters, Linda Arnold Maxey of Dry Fork and Carol Sutton Shealy of Easley; two stepdaughters, Betty Sutton Patterson of Fort Mill and Shirley Pearson of Newark, Del.; three sisters, Iva Sain Adams of Winnsboro, Ruby Sain Hancock of Rock Hill and Edith Sain Wellman of Lancaster; two brothers, O.H. Sain of Fort Mill and Broddus Vernon of Alexis, N.C.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter, Linda Maxey, 1353 Jones Mill Road in Dry Fork.

Essie Vick

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Essie Deese Vick, 86, of 1024 Aragon St. died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

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

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Vick was a retiree of J.P. Stevens Industrial Mill, where she worked for more than 50 years. She attended the Garden Sanctuary Church of God.

Surviving are her stepson, Curtis Walter "Pete" Vick Jr. of Albany, Ga.; her sister, Maudie D. Toney of Rock Hill; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home, and other times at the home of Becky Lily and Kathy Nelson at 307 Community St.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.


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