Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Albert Baker

RED SPRINGS, N.C. - Mr. Albert Belk Baker, 73, of 205 North College St. died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Crumpler Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Oulton officiating. Burial will be at Alloway Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Baker was a certified public accountant with A.K. Lovin and Co. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina. He served as a pilot in World War II and was a member of Red Springs Masonic Lodge No. 501.

Surviving are his wife, Ann Baker and several nieces and nephews.

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

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 204 East Third Ave., Red Springs, NC 28377.

Grace Burns

SIMPSONVILLE - Mrs. Grace Hughes Burns, 69, of Summit Place, formerly of Mauldin, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Mauldin United Methodist Church. Entombment will be at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Burns was a homemaker and the widow of Allen Eric Burns. She was a member of Mauldin United Methodist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Ramsey of Piedmont, Jane Parrish of Rock Hill and Betty Bennefield of Taylors; two sons, Bill Burns of Fort Worth, Texas, and Ed Burns of Fountain Inn; two sisters, Clara Cooke of Aiken and Agnes Lowman of Forest City, N.C.; and 11 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home in Greenville.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International, Mauldin Camp, P.O. Box 503, Mauldin SC 29662 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1086, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Willie Barnes

CHESTER - Mr. Willie Barnes died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at the Brain Center in Gastonia, N.C.

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

The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nash, 128 Lancaster St., Chester.

Marie Crook

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Marie S. Crook, wife of Dr. James Crook, of 1884 Timberlake Drive died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Ida Ervin

AUSTIN, Texas - Ms. Ida Lee Ervin, formerly of Chester, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at the North Austin Medical Center.

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

The family will be at the home of her daughter, Virginia Ervin, 2678 Dawson Drive, Apt. 113, Chester.

Donna Helton

FORT MILL - Donna Lynn Shropshire Helton, 44, of 3230 Horseshoe Trail died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Feb. 13 at Fort Mill High School, with the Rev. Chuck Huskins officiating.

A native of Spartanburg, Mrs. Helton was a graduate of Dorman High School, the University of South Carolina at Spartanburg, and Winthrop University. She was a teacher and coach at Fort Mill High School. She was elected 1997 Teacher of the Year, 1996 and 1998 Region Coach of the Year and 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998 Herald All-Area Coach of the Year. She was a charter member of Church on the Rock.

Surviving are her husband, Douglas W. Helton; her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Livington of Spartanburg; two brothers, Bobby Shropshire of Garden City and Tony Shropshire of Fort Mill; and her maternal grandmother, Beatrice Norton of Spartanburg.

Memorials may be made to the Coach Donna Helton Scholarship c/o Fort Mill School District, 120 E. Elliott St., Fort Mill SC 29715.

The family will receive friends after the memorial service.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge.

Julian Hunter Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Julian Hunter Sr., 68, of 3165 Lancewood Drive died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Lancaster Memorial Park, by his daughter, Juliann Peach.

Mr. Hunter was a carpenter in the construction industry.

Surviving are his son, Marvin Julian Hunter Jr. of York; his daughter, Juliann Hunter Peach of Lancaster; three sisters, Mary Sistare of Lancaster, Juanita Taylor of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Carrie Wren Styles of Travelers Rest; and his grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to HomeCare Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Edward Hyman

ROCK HILL - Mr. Edward Hyman, 76, of 247 Blanche Circle died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jessie Boulware officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Hyman was a graduate of Emmett Scott High School. He was a member of Weeping Mary Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Lois Davis Hyman; six daughters, Jackie Davis, Mary Davis, Janice Durham, Dianne Smith, Dorothy Davis and Janice Perry, all of Rock Hill; two sons, Alexander Edwards and Bernard Burris, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Joe D. Hyman of Washington, D.C., and Dan Lloyd Hyman of New York; his sister, Edith Hyman of Rock Hill; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home.

Macey James

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Mrs. Macey James, formerly of Rock Hill, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at Staten Island.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Uriah McManus Jr.

LANCASTER - The Rev. Uriah Alonzoe McManus, Jr., 73, of 2553 Cimmeron Road died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Lancaster, with the Revs. Bert Welch, Warren Johnson, Bobby Bailey and Morris Hollifield officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Chesterfield County, he graduated from Lancaster High School in 1941 and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. He earned his bachelor of divinity and master of theology degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary at Wake Forest, N.C. He received his doctor of ministry degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and with the Army 774th tank battalion during World War II. He was an accountant with the IRS before his call to the ministry, which spanned more than 45 years.

He served as pastor of six churches, director of development for Gardner Webb University, Associational Missionary in North and South Carolina, director of Deferred Giving and later president of the Baptist Foundation of Alabama.

He retired in 1988 and returned to Lancaster, where he was interim pastor for six area churches. He served as consultant to the Baptist Foundation of Alaska.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Thomas McManus; his son, James A. McManus of Garner, N.C.; five daughters, Linda M. Stevens of Chino Hills, Calif., Sherry M. Cochran of Raleigh, N.C., Caroline M. Jones of Mocksville, N.C., Margaret M. Herod of Orlando, Fla., and Amy M. Stackhouse of Deatsville, Ala.; two brothers, Clyde McManus of Murrells Inlet and John McManus of Lancaster; three sisters, Bonnie Creel and Sandra Deese, both of Rayle, Ga., and Dianne Monaghan of Coral Springs, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of Covenant Baptist Church, P.O. Box 578, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Helen Mills

GASTONIA, N.C. - Ms. Helen Inman Mills, 79, of 632 Seapark Circle died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Steve Hogg officiating.

Ms. Mills was retired from the textile industry.

Surviving are two nephews, Robert L. "Whitey" Adams and Brent E. Adams, both of Rock Hill; two great-nieces and two great-nephews.

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

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Ralph Ray

LANCASTER - Mr. Ralph Alexander "Toby" Ray, 67, of 763 Dixie School Road died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at home.

The funeral Mass will be 4 p.m. Monday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.

A native of Kershaw County, Mr. Ray served 20 years in the U.S. Navy and retired from Lehigh Steel - Thomas & Betts Steel Fabrication, where he worked for 27 years. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemarie Fratnik Ray; two daughters, Linda Kay Ray of the home and Sharan A. Ray of Lancaster; and his grandchild.

The vigil service will be 6:30 Sunday and the family will receive friends afterward from 7 to 9 at Hartley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to St. Catherine Catholic Church building fund, 720 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720 or to HomeCare Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Robert Reeder

ROCK HILL - Mr. Robert Lee "Bob" Reeder, 75, of 626 Center St. died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles S. Sanders Sr. officiating and the Revs. John T. Crowley and Charles S. Sander Jr. assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Reeder was a brick mason and during his career mentored many young brick masons. He was educated in the public schools of York County and Friendship Junior College. He attended North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C., where he lettered as an all-CIAA football athlete. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, where he served as a member of the deacon board.

He was a member of Sons of Light No. 61, Menzel Temple No. 35, and Sterling Lodge No. 344, where he was a member of the Mabel L. Green Fez Club, Past Grand Exalted Ruler Council, chairman of the House Committee for 15 years, trustee for the S.C. State Association and a Grand District Deputy.

Surviving are his wife, Dycie "Dot" Reeder, two daughters, B. Lynne Reeder of Athens, Ga., Lisa Reeder Benjamin of Rock Hill; three sons, J. Robert Reeder of Silver Spring, Md., Kenneth J. Reeder and W. Stanley Reeder, both of Rock Hill; three sisters, Louise Hoover and Alberta Allen, both of Salisbury, N.C., and Johnnie Mae Wiley of Baltimore; two brothers, the Rev. James T. Reeder of Burgess, Va. and Jessie Lee McMoore of Rock Hill; and eight grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m Sunday at the funeral home. At 2 p.m., the family will receive friends at the church.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge. 

Doris Burns

GREENVILLE - Doris "Dot" Stella Burns, 67, of 104 Coleman Court died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at home.

The service will be 3:30 p.m. today at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Greenville.

Surviving are two daughters, Teresa Elgin of Chester and Debbie Griffith of Greenville; two sons, Thomas Edward and John Edward, both of Greenville; her sister, Chris Cooper of Greenville; two brothers, Harold Cobb of Florida and Andy Cobb of Greenville; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home of Greenville will be handling the arrangements.

Isaiah Byrd-Felder

CLOVER - Isaiah Ali Byrd-Felder, the infant son of Suzette Byrd and Jarvis Felder of Clover, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Generation Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Marie Crook

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth Marie Fletcher Crook, 68, of Rock Hill, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oakland Baptist Church, with Dr. Robert Shrum and the Rev. Shelton Timmerman officiating. Burial will be at the Crook Family burial site in Bellevue, Texas, on Thursday following a graveside service.

Mrs. Crook was born in Kerrville, Texas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater from the University of Texas in 1955. She retired from Winthrop University in 1995, after 18 years working in the graduate school office and the registrar's office. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and had been a member of the Oakland Baptist Choir.

Surviving are her husband, James F. Crook of Rock Hill, her son, Richard Kynan Crook of New Hampshire, and her sister, Eleanor Schram of Texas.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Park Avenue Adult Day Care Center, 359 Park Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Gladys Faulkenberry

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Gladys Molene Chapman Faulkenberry, 80, formerly of Fort Mill, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ralph Riley officiating. Burial will be at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Forest City, N.C.

Mrs. Faulkenberry was born in Rutherfordton County, N.C. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She was the widow of Raymond Faulkenberry.

Surviving are her caretaker and cousin, Faye Woods of Kings Mountain, N.C., and several nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Monday at Wolfe Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Worth Nicholson

FORT MILL - Mr. Worth Baxter Nicholson, 70, of 18 Rea Circle died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be held privately.

Mr. Nicholson was born in Wadesboro, N.C., and was retired from the U.S. Navy.

Surviving are his wife, Bertha Nicholson of Magnolia, Del.; two daughters, Wendy King of Chinquapin, N.C., and Annette Nicholson of Charleston; and two sisters, Julia Oliver of Florence, Miss., and Rachel Stewart of Matthews, N.C.

Wolfe Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Harold D. Plyler

LANCASTER - Mr. Harold D. Plyler, 77, of 405 N. Wylie St., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with Dr. Needham R. Williamson officiating.

Mr. Plyler was a graduate of Furman University and a retired schoolteacher. He had worked with the Head Start program.

Surviving are his wife, Inez B. Plyler; two sons, Joseph W. Plyler of Charlotte and John William Plyler of Lancaster; and his sister, Ruth Scott of Columbus, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Mahaffey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720 or to the Charlotte Nature Museum, Administration Office, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202.

Peggy Swindell

LANCASTER - Mrs. Peggy Baker Swindell, 64, of 1247 Elmwood Ave. died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Revs. Joel Rhyner, Herman Bradley and Doug Irvin officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Swindell was born in Great Falls. She was a retired textile worker and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, John "Larry" Swindell Sr. of the home; her son, Zeddie Hammond of the home; four daughters, Peggy Swindell, Glenda Sistare, Sharon Cooper, and Helen Morales, all of Lancaster; her stepson, John Swindell Jr. of Lancaster; two stepdaughters, Penny Williams and Barbara Lynn Bartley, both of Greensboro, N.C.; five sisters, Thelma Ray Bradley of York, Ailene Baker of Fort Mill, Esther Stutts of Rock Hill, Carolyn Swett of Florida, and Rozella Rimes of Savannah, Ga.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 1180 Garnette Road, Lancaster, S.C., 29720.

Myrtle Spurling

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Myrtle Pritchard Spurling, 80, formerly of Fallston, N.C., died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at Wilora Lake Health Care in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fallston Baptist Church, with the Revs. Lee Proctor and Bruce Rabon officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Fallston, N.C.

Mrs. Spurling was a homemaker and a member of Fallston Baptist Church. She was the widow of W.B. Spurling, Jr.

Surviving are two daughters, Shirley Edwards of Rock Hill and Karen Steele of Mint Hill, N.C.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston, N.C.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Family Relief Program, 15825 Shady Grove Road, Suite 140, Rockville, MD 20850.

Stamey Funeral Home in Fallsont, N.C., is in charge.

Leola Erby

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Leola Erby of 418 Williamson St., died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. today at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.E. Boulware officiating and Brother David Boone and the Rev. Archie Stover assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. Erby was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church and a member of the church's hymn choir and missionary society. She was a former member of Sunset Park Mission Club, a member of Emanuel Burial Aid Society No. 15 and the A.P.B. Society No. 26. Mrs. Erby was a certified patient sitter.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary F. Williams of Rock Hill; her adopted brother, James L. Barnes of Rock Hill; and her grandson, Kenneth D. Erby, whom she reared.

The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at Cross Road Baptist Church. 

Hazel Adams

ROCK HILL - Ms. Hazel Adams, 65, of 123 Duckett Court, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Magnolia Manor.

Funeral arrangements will be handled by Parker Funeral Home.

Charlie Culp

EDGEMOOR - Mr. Charlie Culp of 4435 Culp Road in Edgemoor died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home.

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

Richard Deese

LANCASTER - Mr. Richard Wayne Deese, 19, of 2169 Dover Lane died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Steven Chase Edwards

LANCASTER - Mr. Steven Chase Edwards, 16, of 897 Community Lane died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Terry Blackmon officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Edwards was born in Lancaster County. He was a sophomore at Lancaster High School and a member of New Covenant Praise in Aiken.

Surviving are his mother, Marilyn Edwards Mitchell of the home; two sisters, Melisa Steele and Paula Edwards, both of Lancaster; and his grandmother, Pauline Edwards of Lancaster.

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

Steven Scott Edwards

LANCASTER - Mr. Steven Scott Edwards, 22, of 897 Community Lane died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Terry Blackmon officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Edwards was employed by U.S. Strapping Co. and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his mother, Lynn Plyler of Thompson, Ga.; his sister, Mary Gulludge of Lancaster; and his grandmother, Pauline Edwards of Lancaster.

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

Jessie Faye Glisson

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Jessie Faye Whitaker Glisson, 64, of Great Falls died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at Lowman Home in White Rock.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marvin Kennant officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Glisson was born in Great Falls. She was a retired waitress and a member of Christian Assembly Church in Lancaster.

Surviving are her son, John Glisson of Opelika, Ala.; three daughters, Betty Hardwick of Clarksville, Tenn., Nancy Creel of Monroe, N.C., and Glenda Glisson of Opelika, Ala.; her mother, Gertrude Waters of Great Falls; her sister, Jewel Carter of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Edward Gregory Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Edward Hampton Gregory Sr., 75, of 1375 Old Friendship Road died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Calvin Morrow officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mr. Gregory was a Chester County native. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a retired self-employed carpenter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Morris Gregory of the home; his son, Edward "Ed" H. Gregory Jr. of Rock Hill; two daughters, Barbara G. Jenkins of Tallahassee, Fla., and Sheila G. Passmore of Rock Hill; his brother, Collie Gregory of Rock Hill; three sisters, Fannie Stowe and Kathleen Brown, both of Rock Hill, and Bertha Minner of Eden, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Frances Hough

LANCASTER - Mrs. Frances Bowen Hough, 81, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Revs. Shane Patrick and Roy Barnes officiating. Burial will be at Westside Cemetery.

Mrs. Hough was born in Oakway. She was a graduate of Winthrop University and a former teacher and coach at Lancaster High School. In 1943, she led the Blue Hurricanes girls basketball team to the state championship. She was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church and the Lancaster D.A.R.

Surviving are two sons, Phillip B. Hough of Lancaster and Francis M. Hough Jr. of Charlotte; two brothers, Dewey Bowen of Oakway and John H. Bowen of Mobile, Ala.; her sister, Ethelda Ables of Sanford, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Carson Keenan

CHESTER - Ms. Carson Marie "Fleepy" Keenan, 45, of 122 Lancaster St., died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Ms. Keenan was born in Chester and graduated from Chester High School. She was a retired assistant manager of McDonalds and a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her parents, G. Carson and Louise Carter Keenan of Chester; her brother, Joe C. Keenan of Lancaster; and two sisters, Clair K. Payne of Raleigh, N.C., and Cindy K. Payne of Chester.

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

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

Rosie Rainey

CHESTER - Mrs. Rosie L. Howze Rainey, 67, of 1432 McMillar-Howze Drive died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., is in charge.

Annie Reeves

LANCASTER - Mrs. Annie Mozelle Reeves, 96, of Lancaster Convalescent Center, formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at the center.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Rhonda Roach

GREENVILLE - Ms. Rhonda Roach, 41, of Greenville died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home Northwest. Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Ms. Roach was a member of Grace Temple Church of God.

Surviving are two daughters, Shannon Roach and Brandis Roach of the home; her maternal grandmother, Ruby Watts of Rock Hill; and her grandchild.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Temple Church of God, 8709 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29607.

Mamie Steward

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mamie B. Steward, of 122 Wylie St., died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Truesdale Starnes

NEWBERRY - Mr. Truesdale Lee Starnes, 83, of 24 Deer Trace Lane died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home, with the Rev. Theron Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. in Van Wyck United Methodist Church cemetery.

Mr. Starnes was born in Lancaster. He was a retired employee of Dickerson Inc. and a member of Van Wyck United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Welch Starnes; his stepson, Bruce Knight of Canby, Ore.; his stepdaughter, Judy Summer of Newberry; three brothers, Carter Starnes of Gastonia, N.C., Ray Starnes of Gaffney and Wayne Starnes of Columbia; two sisters, Bernice Calebro of Charlotte and Evelyn Gambell of Lancaster; nine step-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Epworth Children's Home.

Kathleen Wallace

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Kathleen Wallace of 346 Barnes St. died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foundation AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Darren Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Wallace was a member of Foundation AME Zion Church and its hymn choir, adult missionary group, stewardess board No. 1 and adult Sunday school class. She was a senior dignitary of the church and attended York County public schools.

Surviving are 11 grandchildren, including two whom she raised, Butler Gore Jr. of Rock Hill and Juanita G. Thomas of New York City.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home and will be taken to the church at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.


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