The State from Columbia, South Carolina (2024)

B4 JANUARY THE STATE, COLUMBIA, S.C. Merritt Adams CHESTER Services for Merritt Thomas Adams, 82, widower of Lucy Ellery Adams, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church Chapel, with burial in Chester Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Barron Funeral Home. Mr.

Adams died Thursday. Born in Rutland, he was a son of the late Walter and Mary Adams. He was of Adams Dairy Farm in Rodman. Surviving are his daughters, Ruth Thorpe of Fairfax, Elsie Willis of Spartanburg, and Barbara Westbrook of Edgemoor; son, Donald Adams of Chester; brother, Kenneth Adams of Champaign Urbana, and grands. Eleanor Anjo MARION Funeral Mass for Eleanor Mar- tin Anjo, 82, will be held at 11 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Catholic Church of the Infant Jesus, directed by RichardsonMiles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Palmetto Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, with a Vigil Service at 7, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1030, Marion, 29571 the Alzheimer Foundation, P.O. Box 100551, Florence, Mrs. Anjo died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Marion County Medical Center following an extended illness.

Born in Honolulu, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Furrira Martin. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Honolulu. She very involved in church and hospital volunteer activities in Hawaii, California, and South Carolina. She was a member of the Catholic Church of the Infant Jesus and the Women's Catholic Guild. Surviving are her husband, Harold P.

Anjo of the home; sons, Harold Leon "Hal" "Anjo of Mt. View, and Robert "Bob" Anjo of Denver; daughter, Joanne Gerald of Marion; sisters, Elsie Ogley of San Diego and Eileen Allen of St. Cloud, seven grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Kirby Asmond ST. MATTHEWS Services for Kirby Lee Asmond, 50, will be held at 3:30 p.m.

Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church near 2 North, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 6-9 tonight at Willie B. Crumel Funeral Home of North. Mr. Asmond died Monday.

Born in Calhoun he was a son of the late Peter Asmond and Minnie Asmond Jones. Surviving are wife, Eartha Richardson Asmond of St. Matthews; brothers, Otto Asmond, James Clay Jones, Rudolph, Albert, and Henry Jones, all of St. Matthews; and sisters, Effie Wright, Beatrice Howell, Reather Bovain, Lucille and Lessie Howell, all of St. Lloyd Bays HOPKINS Memorial services for Lloyd E.

Bays of 5749 Lower Richland will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at J.P. Holley Funeral Home, Garners Ferry Road Chapel. Mr. Bays died Thursday, Jan.

15, 1998. Born in Pliney, W.Va., he was a son of the late Joseph and Samaria Bays. He served in the U.S. Army and was a machinist. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Etta B.

Bays of Hopkins; sons, Richard Bays of Gilbert, Leonard and Russell Bays, both of Ohio, Joseph Bays of Texas, and Dale Bays of North Carolina; daughters, Samaria Horner of Charlotte Denney of Hopkins, Audra Bays of North Carolina, Roxann Guertslander of San Diego, Betty Willis of Santee, and Evelyn Lane Lincoln, 25 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Mary Barrineau KINGSTREE Funeral services for Mary Agnes Coward Barrineau, 85, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Williamsburg Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at the funeral home. Mrs.

Barrineau died Friday in a Florence hospital. Born in Williamsburg County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Warren and Janie McCrea Shaw Coward. She was a member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. Surviving husband, Benton Barrineau of Kingstree; daughter, Roberta B. Shuman of Monroe, N.C.; five grandchildren; eight great three She was preceded in death by a son, William A.

"Billy" Brown. Thomas Beckham BLYTHEWOOD Funeral services for Thomas Richard Beckham, 89, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 17, 1998, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Cedar Creek Road, with burial in the church cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home is in charge.

He will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Family is at the home of Greg and Lynn Robertson, 2413 Wildflower Road. Memorials may be made to Oak Grove UMC, 8515 Winnsboro Road, Blythewood 29016. Mr. Beckham died Thursday, Jan.

15, 1998, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. Born in Richland County, he was a son of the late George Robert "Bob" Beckham and Katie Sherrill Beckham. He was a lifelong member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and a member of Adult Sunday School Class, charter and member of Blythewood Masonic Lodge He served as a Richland County Sheriff's Department deputy for 28 years. Surviving are his wife, Theresa Wessinger Beckham of Blythewood; a daughter, Mrs. Greg (Lynn) Robertson; a son, Thomas Richard (Buddy) Beckham both of Blythewood; grandsons, Johnny Gregory Robertson of Columbia and Thomas Andrew Robertson of Orangeburg; granddaughters, Beckham and Lauren Elizabeth Beckham, both of Blythewood; great-grandchildren, Beckham Reynolds Robertson and Margaret Rebecca Robertson; a brother, James S.

Beckham of Blythewood; and sisters, Mrs. Ernest (Kathryn) Boney Boney, Columbia. He was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis R. Beckham; and sisters, Carrie Beckham, Annie Blackmon, Kitty Mae Lever, Madelyn Andrews, Maggie Beckham and Janet Friday. Chester Blackmon Jr.

HARTSVILLE Services for Chester "Bud" Blackmon Jr. will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Bluff United Methodist Church, with burial in the church cemetery, directed by Hines Funeral Home of Hartsville. Mr. Blackmon died Tuesday.

Born in Darlington he was a son of the late Chester and Millie Hough Blackmon Sr. Surviving are his wife, Evangeline Blackmon of the home; daughters, Cassandra Genneen Stringer and Shanese Durant of Shelby, N.C., and Christine Blackmon of Darlington; four brothers; five sisters; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 1998 SOUTH CAROLINA OBITUARIES Dennis Anderson, 44, of 146 Boiling Springs Lexington, died Friday. Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel, which will announce plans. Madeline Joan Merchant Carroll, 72, of Columbia, died Friday.

Plans will be announced by Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Everiena "Evelyn" P. Combs, of 2152 Oak Columbia, died Thursday. The family is at 3101 Howell Ave. Plans will he announced by Bos -Tompkins Funeral NOTICES RITES Charles Loran Ball, 70, of West Columbia, at 3 p.m.

at Talbert-Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, with burial in Bible Holiness Mission Church. Lewis Baxley of Augusta, at 1 p.m. at Groom's Funeral Home of Cheraw with burial in the church cemetery. Thomas Richard Beckham, 89, of Blythewood, at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove UMC, Cedar Creek Road, with burial in the church cemetery.

Talbert-Shives Funeral Home is in charge. Gerdi E. Bowen of 1517 Northland Drive, Cayce, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Pearley Blake CAYCE Services for Pearley Blizzard Blake, 81, of 1223 Hazel will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Boulevard Baptist Church with burial in Celestial Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be grandsons. The family is at 2043 Fairlawn Circle. Visitation is 5-7 tonight at ThompFuneral Home of West Columbia. Mrs. Blake, widow of Robert L.

Blake, died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998. Born in Richland County, she was a daughter of the late James and Rachel Bell Atkinson Blizzard. She was a member of Sunset Boulevard Baptist Church and was retired from Columbia Mills. Surviving are daughters, Mrs.

Jack (Barbara) Baker of Cayce, Mrs. Melvin (Emma) Wideman of Cayce, Joyce Rabon of Cayce, Mrs. Alvin (Pat) Sharpe of Cayce, Mrs. Donald (Linda) Platt West Columbia and Mrs. John (Teresa) Watts of Lexington; brother, John E.

Blizzard of grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Minnie Boseman ALCOLU Services for Minnie Hodge Bo- seman, 95, widow of A.F. Boseman, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in Manning, with burial in Manning Cemetery. Rev.

Norman Rogers will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at the funeral home, and other times at the residence of Charles Bozeman, 1821 Georgianna Sumter. Memorials may be made to the Clarendon Baptist Church in Alcolu. Mrs. Boseman died Friday at Hopewell Nursing Home in Sumter.

Born in Alcolu, she was a daughter of the late William O. Hodge Sr. and the late Lizzie Nichols Hodge. She was a member of Clarendon Baptist Church in Alcolu. Surviving are her sons, Charles W.

Bozeman of Sumter, Alton Boseman of Manning, and Joey Boseman of N. Charleston; daughters, Mamie London of Bishopville, Frances Dickson of Holly Hill, Ruby McLeod of Pinewood, Helen Miller of Castalie, N.C., and Sarah Horton of Madison, brothers, Hoover Hodge of Atlanta, Stephen Hodge of Florence, and Clyde Hodge of Richmond, 30 grandchildren; and a number of greatgrandchildren. Joan Branham RIDGEWAY Services for Joan Banks Branham, 50, of Park Road, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Humphries officiating.

Burial will be in Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints Cemetery, Ridgeway Ward. The family will receive friends 6-8 tonight at Pope Funeral Home, Winnsboro. Mrs. Branham died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at the home.

Born Sept. 8, 1947, in Winnsboro, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances Smith Banks. She was retired from Tanglewood Health Care Center and Winn-Dixie. She was a member of Sawney's Creek Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Robert Branham of the home; daughters, Lori Sangster of Pennsylvania and Kristi Branham of Ridgeway; sisters, Sylvia Shehan of Chapin, Ruby Mincey of Columbia, Hazel Peake and Dora Easler, both of Ridgeway, and Eloise Bracey of Gulf Port, six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Banks, and son, Scott Branham. Ronald Brock GREENWOOD Services for Ronald How- ard Brock, 52, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Blyth Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at the funeral home. Mr.

Brock died Friday. Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of J. Howard and Lucia Davis Brock. Surviving are wife, Barbara J. Brock; parents of Greenwood; son, J.

Howard Brock of Greenwood; daughter, Jennifer Ellis Brock of Greenwood; stepsons, Robert Prince of Crofton, and Richard Prince of Adelphi, four grands; four stepgrands; and a stepgreat-grand. William Brown Sr. GRANITE VILLE Services for William "Tra- cy" Brown 64, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Christian Heritage Congregational Holiness Church, Graniteville, with burial in Sunset Hill Cemetery, N. Augusta.

Visitation is 7-9 Napier Funeral Home. Mr. Brown died Friday. Born in Graniteville, he was a son of Ruth Thomas Brantley and the late William Brown. 'Surviving are his wife, Shirley Jones Brown; daughters, Stephanie B.

McCray of Atlanta and Rebecca B. Albright of Graniteville; son, William T. Brown U.S. Air Force; mother of Graniteville; a brother; a sister; a grandchild. Katherine Colclasure SWANSEA Services for Katherine White Colclasure, 65, will be held at 4 p.m.

Sun- Visitation is tonight at the mortuary. Mrs. Jones died Friday. Born in Greenville County, she was daughter late George Washington and Anne Baston Sparks. She was retired from Refrew Bleachery and Stone Manufacturing and member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughters, Wilda Creehan, Jean Hembree, both of Travelers Rest; nine grand-; 19 great-grandchildren. Home of Columbia. Lena B. Duffy, 89, of 182 A. Beechwood Lexington, died Friday.

Plans will be announced by Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Horace Gable, of Darlington, died Friday. Plans will be announced by Kistler Funeral Home of Darlington. Fred W. Herres 76, of Laurel Crest, West Columbia, died Friday.

Plans will be announced by Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. George E. Hinson, 81, of Camden, died Thursday. Plans will be announced by Komegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia with burial at Southland Memorial Gardens.

Thurman James Brittain, 76, of Morganton, N.C., at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Sossoman Funeral Home is in charge. Lency Carter, 90, of Batesburg-Leesville, at 1 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Amos and Sons Funeral Home is in charge. Steve Chavis of 228 Testo Drive, Lexington, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia with burial in Southland Memorial Gardens. Johnnie C. Etheredge, 69, of 212 Peach Cider Road, Batesburg-Leesville, at 3 p.m.

at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness- day, January 18, 1998, at Antioch Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at Culler-McAlhany Funeral Home in North. Mrs. Colclasure died Jan. 16, 1998.

Born in Swansea, she was a daughter of the late John and Mellissa Sharpe White. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Surviving are her daughters, Bridgett C. Minoque of Raleigh, N.C., and Marie Peele Mack of Swansea; son, Matt Colclasure of West Columbia; sisters, Pansy Martin of Swansea and Jeanette Jeffcoat of Columbia; eight grandchildren. Stokes Crolley COLUMBIA Funeral services for Stokes V.

Crolley, 50, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Quaker Cemetery, Camden. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia 29260.

Mr. Crolley died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998. Born in Lancaster, he was a son of the late Sumter Leander and Vivian Stokes Crolley. He was employed with Electrical Service.

Surviving are his wife, Paula Ray Crolley; sons, Stokes V. Crolley Jr. and Scott F. Crolley, both of Columbia; brothers, Leander Crolley, Bill Crolley, Ronnie. Crolley and Mike Crolley, all of Marietta, and Ted Crolley of Anderson; sisters, Mrs.

Van (Addie) McAlister and Carole Crolley, both of Columbia. Charles Crosby ROCK HILL Services for Charles Richard Crosby, 76, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Catawba United Methodist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 7-8 tonight at Bass Funeral Home. Mr.

Crosby died Friday. Born in York he was the son of the late Charles M. and Hannah Cornwell Crosby. Surviving are his brothers, Baxter Crosby of Sumter, Curtis, Robert, and Jerry Crosby, all of Rock, Hill, and Nelson Crosby of Catawba; sisters, Catherine Cowhig of New Smyrna Beach, Shirley C. Stevens of Exton, and Jane Weaver of Rock Hill.

Lelia Delamar COLUMBIA Services for Lelia Lewis Dela- mar, 92, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Northminster Presbyterian Church with burial in Crescent Hills Memorial Gardens. Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, is in charge. Ms. Delamar died Thursday.

Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Mims Lewis and widow of Osceola Delamar. Surviving: sister, Katherine Benson of Columbia; nephews, Donald Gilliam of Largo, Oscie Gilliam of Macon, James Benson Jr. of Columbia; nieces, Ann Wilson of Columbia, Jacquelyn Leonard of Spring Valley, N.Y., Gloria Jean Gordon of Philadelphia. Frances DeLoache GREENVILLE Services for Frances DeLoache, 62, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at The Woodlawn Mackey Memorial Mortuary, Park.

Visi- with tation is tonight at the mortuary. Mrs. DeLoache died Thursday. Born in Alexander City, she was a daughter of the late John Wilson and Elsie Lee Bailey Shealy. Surviving are her sons, John Shealy DeLoache of Greenville and William Elliott DeLoache of Columbia; and grandchildren, Stephanie DeLoache, Caroline DeLoache, Shealy DeLoache, Brittany DeLoache, Allie Gray DeLoache, and Bailey DeLoache.

Oatman Gerald NORTH CHARLESTON Services for Oatman Cedil Gerald will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Stuhr's Greenridge Road Chapel, with burial in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery near Bethune. J. Henry Stuhr, is in charge.

Mr. Gerald died January 15, 1998, at his residence. Born June 2, 1922, in Bishopville, he was a son of Henry David Gerald and Victoria Queen Kelly Gerald. He attended Trident Technical College, was a member of Agape Baptist Church, N. Charleston, was a senior research chemist with Westvaco for 45 years, was a member of the board of trustees of The Charleston Museum from 1982-1988, was a member of The National Republican Congressional Committee and received special recognition for his work, was a member of The Christian Coalition, a member of D.A.V..

Commanders Club, a member of Hammerton Lodge A.F.M., a member of The Scottish Rite and Omar Shrine Temple, The Silver Elephant Club, The V.F.W. Post Dorchester Shrine Club, was a Sir Knight of Carolina Chapter No. 1, R.A.M., member of Enoch Council No. 1, R. S.

a member of South Carolina Commandery No. 1, K.T., a member of A.A.R.P., a mem- Dollie Johnson of Rte. 1, Islandton, died Friday. Plans will be announced by Riley's Funeral Home, Hampton. Justin Andrew McCrea, infant, of Kingstree, Thursday.

Richardson be announced by Funeral Home. Luther Richardson, 71, of 719 E. Chapel Circle, Hartsville, died Friday. Plans will be announced by Young Young Funeral Home. Kelsey Allen Ritter, 5, of Rt.

5, Box 787-P, St. Matthews, died Wednesday. Friends may call at the residence of his paternal grandparents, Mr. Mrs. John es.

Family is at 1601 Leesville Gardens. R.O. Levy Home for Funerals is in charge. William H. "Billy" Hutto 66, of Govan, at 2 p.m.

at George's Creek Baptist Church with burial in Bamberg Memory Gardens Cemetery. Mercer Funeral Home, Denmark, is in charge. W.G. "Pat" Patterson, 91, of Bishopville, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Hanco*ckElmore-Hill Funeral Home, with burial in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Jack W. Raley, 63, of Bishopville, at 4 p.m. at Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville Chapel, with burial in Tiller Cemetery. Eula Reynolds Rose, 70, of Hartsville, at 2 p.m. at Norton Funeral Home Chapel ber of The National Committee to preserve social security and medicare, and an U.S.

veteran of WWII. Surviving are his wife, Vera Thompson Gerald of N. Charleston; daughters, Cynthia G. Weaks of Mt. Pleasant and Diane G.

Comer of Knoxville, stepsons, David G. Race and Richard L. Race, both of Charleston; stepdaughters, Patricia Tuttle of Bonneau and Marilyn Petix of Birmingham, brothers, David Gerald of Tuscaloosa, Austin Gerald of Anchorage, Alaska, Ackerman Gerald of Bamberg, and James Gerald Tok, sisters, Yvonne G. Burdett of Sulphu, and Jane Pope of Serra Vista, four grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Richard Glasgow NEWBERRY Services for Richard Glas- gow, 73, will be held at 3 p.m.

Sunday at Old Beaverdam Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Glasgow died Monday. Born in Newberry he was a son of the late James A.

and Emma W. Glasgow. Surviving are his brothers, Johnny Glasgow of Newberry and Henry Glasgow of Pittsburgh; sisters, Mattie Davis of Newberry, Cleathie Rikard and Marie Swittenburg, both of Newberry, Annie Mae Williams and Dorothy Reed, both of Philadelphia, and Lucretia Elmore of Washington, D.C. Samuel Graham DARLINGTON Services for Samuel "Sam- my" Graham, 67, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery, directed by Kistler Funeral Home of Darlington.

Visitation is 7-9 tonight at the funeral home. Mr. Graham died Thursday. Born in Darlington County, he was a son of the late Samuel Nelson and Estelle Miles Graham. He attended First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Surviving are his wife, Annie Mae Graham of the home; daughter, Debra G. Hayes of Darlington; and a brother, Deleon Graham of Laurinburg, N.C. Brown Gray, 53, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Friedrich's Ataxia Foundation or to Omar Jokers. Gray died Friday in a Florence hospital. Born in Kingstree, she was a daughter of the late Norwood and Jennie Lee McClary Brown. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was a secretary in Williamsburg County Public Schools District Office. She was a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church and Omar Joker Jokerettes.

Surviving are her husband, Ralph Edward Gray Jr. of Lake City; son, Ralph Edward Gray III of Kingstree; daughter, Suzanne G. Thaxton Jenny McKenzie of Kingstree; brother, S. Newell Brown of Wilmington, N.C.; granddaughter, Crystal S. Wise Lake City; grandson, Chris Thaxton of Lake City.

Gail Gray LAKE CITY Funeral services for Gail Lucille Gregory FLORENCE Funeral services for Lucille Locklair Gregory, 77, of 1924 Candy Lane, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 18, 1998, at Cain Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in High Hill Cemetery. Rev. David Stanford will officiate. Visitation will be from 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Gregory died Friday, January 16, 1998, at Carolinas Hospital Irby Tower after an illness. Born April 20, 1920, in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late Barron David Locklair and Lou Carraway Locklair of Olanta. She was a homemaker and member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, John G.

Gregory of Florence; sons, Gary Wayne Gregory and John R. Gregory, both of Florence; daughter, Debra Burns of Evergreen; and four grandchildren. Mary Magdalene Hallman SUMMERVILLE Services for Mary Magda- lene Easler Hallman, 86, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jackson Columbia, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, Columbia.

Memorials may be made to the Missionary Fund at the church. Mrs. Hallman, widow of Alton C. Hallman died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.

Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Joseph David and Nellie Viola Brazell Easler. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Surviving are son, Alton C. Hallman Jr. of West Columbia; daughters, Ailene Henson of Summerville, Doris "Pat" (Dorothy) Ritter, 1863 Maxwell Place, Orangeburg, Willie B.

Crumel Funeral Home in North, which will announce plans. Rosa Lee Harrison Taylor, of 212 Everett Columbia, died Friday. Plans will be announced by Palmer Memorial Chapel. Henrietta Williams of Twin Oaks Apt. B-3, Allendale, died Wednesday.

Plans will be announced by Riley's Funeral Home, Fairfax. Luther G. Williams, 71, of 1318 Ross West Columbia, died Friday. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Monday at Metropolitan Funeral Home, Willis C.

Johnson Memorial Chapel, which will announce plans. with burial in Darlington Memory Gardens. Mamie Lee Harmon Satterwhite, 58, of Columbia, at 2 p.m. at First Nazareth Baptist Church, with burial in Palmetto Cemetery. There will be a viewing at the church from 1 p.m.

until the time of service. Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge. Our obituary policy The State publishes the first 18 lines of an obituary free. Additional lines can be purchased. Obituaries are submitted by the funeral homes and may be edited for style and policy.

Your funeral home can assist you with details. Deadline for the next day's publication is 6 p.m. Croxton of North Charleston, Claudette Driggers of Summerville, Penny Tager of Cayce and Kay Jones of Cayce; sisters, Mildred Browder of Columbia, Thelma Delk of Pelion and Ivy Smith of Columbia; 16 grandchildren; and 32 great- grandchildren. Jimmy Hanco*ck GREENWOOD Services for James Lewis "Jimmy" Hanco*ck 53, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Ninety Six Church of God, with burial in Oakbrook Memorial Park.

Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Harley Funeral Home. Mr. Hanco*ck died Friday. Born in Greenwood, he was a son of Loretta Ouzts Hanco*ck Mattison and the late James Lewis Hanco*ck Sr. Surviving are his wife, Rita Chastain Hanco*ck; mother of Greenwood; daughter, Leslie Hanco*ck; sister, Carol Roark; stepsisters, Jackie Crouch, Peggy HallRita Nobles; and brothers, Lynn Hanco*ck and Mark Hanco*ck.

Willie Harden CAMDEN Services for Willie Cecil Hard- en, 73, will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, January 19, 1998, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, with burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Tom Bingol will officiate. The family will refriends from 5-7 p.m.

Sunday, January 18, 1998, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 411, Camden, 29020 or Disabled American Veterans, Department Adjutant Thomas J. Campbell, 3716 Shallow Pond Road, Columbia, 29223. Mr.

Harden, widower of Dorothy Tillie Harden, died Friday, January 16, 1998. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Gabriel Washington and Charlotte Jordan Harden. He was a decorated war veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was twice wounded in 1943, and was the recipient of (1) Purple Heart, (4) Bronze Stars, and (3) ETO Stripes.

He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. He enjoyed working in the yard and building. Surviving are his daughters, Sandra Beaman of Costa Mesa, Rebecca Wolvington, Deborah Burcham, and Connie Munn, all of Battlecreek, sons, Glenn Foreman and Terry Foreman, both of Battlecreek, sister, Rosa Lee Bullock of Camden; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. He was predeceased Rogers, Maggie Syphert, Viola Wooten, Ovella Harden, and Mary Gladys Harden, and a brother, G.W. Harden Jr.

Lawson Hunsucker DARLINGTON Funeral services for H. Lawson Hunsucker, 73, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Welsh Neck Baptist Church with the Rev. Gus Spanos officiating.

Burial will be in the church The family will receive friends 6-8 tonight at Brown-PenningtonAtkins Funeral Home, Hartsville. Hunsucker died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998. Born in Marlboro County, he was a son of the late Robert Knox and Lelia Caribou Hunsucker. He was a member of Welsh Neck Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon and Sunday School teacher.

He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of DAV, licensed sea captain, a 51- year member of Hartsville Masonic Lodge and a salesman with Horne Ford. Surviving are his wife, Emma Carol Hunsucker of Darlington; son, Hugh L. Hunsucker of Rock Hill; daughter, Sylvia H.

Easterling of Weaverville, N.C.; brothers, Marine Hunsucker of Hartsville, Rev. Woodrow Hunsucker of Milton, Grady Hunsucker of Murray, Utah; sisters, Blanche Lewis and Dora Ethel Lucas, both of Florence, Dorothy Bagnal of Williamsburg, grandchildren, Alison Easterling, Laura Hunsucker, Amy Hunsucker and Sam Hunsucker. He was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Hodges; and brothers, Jim Hunsucker and Edward Hunsucker. William Jennings Jr. COLUMBIA Services for William "Billy- Boy" Jennings 43, will be held at p.m.

today at St. John Baptist Church with burial in Lincoln Cemetery. He will lie in state at 11 a.m. Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, is in charge. Mr.

Jennings died Wednesday. Born in Columbia, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Willie Etta Toatley Jennings. He was employed by Columbia College. Surviving are a brother, Thomas O.

Jennings; sisters, Etta Toatley, Ruth J. (Hennies) McConnell, Rozenia J. Wilson, Deborah J. Allen, Dorothy J. Robinson, Beverly M.

Herbert; four nephews; two nieces. Texie Jones TRAVELERS REST Services for Texie Sparks Jones, 94, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Howze Mortuary Chapel with burial in Grand View Memorial Gardens. Archie Livingston NORTH Graveside services for Archie Livingston, 71, of 2289 AZ Road, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Limestone United Methodist Church Cemetery.

CullerMcAlhany Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Livingston died January 15, 1998. Born in Woodford, he was a son of the late Rufus and Ola McMichael Livingston. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a retired mechanic for the county of Orangeburg, and a member the Well Drillers Association of America, Garden City Antique Auto Club, the Palmetto Chapter of the Model A Club of America, and Limestone United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Livingston of North; daughters, Mrs. Lewis (Sherrie) Culler of Leesville; sister, Mrs. Mary L. Cook of North; and a greatgranddaughter. vejoy, 53, will be held at 11 a.m.

Monday at Tranquil United Methodist Church, with burial in Oakbrook Memorial Park. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Harley Funeral Home. Mrs. Lovejoy died Friday.

Born in Lucas County, Ohio, she was a daughter of Cecil Gustin and Mary Bays Gustin. Surviving are her husband, James E. Lovejoy of the home; father of Port Hadlock, mother of Greenwood; sons, Jay B. Lovejoy of Maumee, Ohio, and Robert J. Lovejoy of Waterloo; sisters, Judy Sutton of Greenwood and Carol Finch of Greenville; and a grandson.

Patricia Lovejoy GREENWOOD Services for Patricia M. Lo- Willie Mae Lyles SUNTER Services for Willie Mae Mar- shall Lyles, 76, widow of Alvin Lyles will be held at 11 a.m. today at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in Manning, with burial in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Sumter. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Manning. Mrs.

Lyles died Thursday at Mariner Health of Sumter West. She was a daughter of the late William B. and Audrey Winter Marshall. She was a retired seamstress, a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School, and was a member of the VFW and the Eastern Star. Surviving are her sons, A.N.

Lyles Jr. of Manning, Marshall "Marty" Lyles of Summerville, and Michael "Mike" Lyles of Florence; sisters, Mrs. Odell "Frankie" Rodgers of Sumter and Mrs. Hazel "Pete" Boyce of Manning; brother, Pressley Marshall of Sumter; and seven grandchildren. Richard Major GEORGETOWN Services for Richard Har- ris Major, 46, will be announced by the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.

Mr. Major died Friday. Born in Norfolk, he was a son of Beatrice Heyward Major Fulton and the late William Costin Major. He served in the U.S. Army during Viet Nam, and operated a janitorial service until his retirement four years ago.

Surviving are his mother of Timmonsville; wife, Stella B. Major of Georgetown; son, Michael Anthony Major of Georgetown; sister, Billie M. Reedy of Timmonsville; and brother, William C. Major Jr. of Los Angeles.

Gladys McBride COLUMBIA Services for Gladys McBride, 68, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Second Union Baptist Church with burial in Palmetto Cemetery. Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge. Ms. McBride died Wednesday.

Born in Sumter County, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie Williams McBride. She was a member of Second Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Annie M. Howard; foster sons, Titus, Bruce and Patrick Brown, Everette Ballard; foster daughters, Karen Brown Coit, Patricia Brown; two granddaughters; a greatgranddaughter. The A State Bringing South Carolina home to FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS MR.

BECKHAM: Funeral service for A Mr. Thomas Richard Beckham, of Blythewood, SC, will be held 2 o'clock this (SATURDAY) afternoon in Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Cedar Creek Blythewood, SC. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Deputies and Retired I Deputies of Richland County Sheriffs Dept, Members of Blythewood Masonic Lodge and Men of Oak Grove UMC. MR.

BALL: Funeral service for Mr. Charles Loran Ball of West Columbia, SC, will be held 3 o'clock this (SATURDAY) afternoon in Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel. Interment will be in Bible Holiness Mission Church Cemetery. TALBERT SHIVE' Since 1932 Colonial Chapel FUNERAL HOME Funeral Announcements MR. CHAVIS: Funeral services for Steve Chavis will be held at 11 o'clock this (Saturday) morning in the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia.

Interment will follow at Southland Memorial Gardens. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bonnie Doone Hunting Club. MRS. S. BOWEN: Funeral services for Gerdi E.

Bowen will be held at 3 o'clock this (Saturday) afternoon in the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Interment will follow at Southland Memorial Gardens. Thompson Funeral Home WEST COLUMBIA, S.C..

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