The State from Columbia, South Carolina (2024)

B4 TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2002 THE STATE, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA WWW.THESTATE.COM OBITUARIES JOHN BUSCEMA Longtime comic book artist NEW YORK John Buscema, a comic book artist who drew Conan the Barbarian, died Jan. 10 of stomach cancer. He was 74. Buscema drew Conan, adapted from stories by Robert Howard, for more than 25 years. Buscema's other works included the Silver Surfer, a being from outer space stuck on Earth.

Although Buscema drew many of Marvel's heroes, he preferred noncostumed characters. He began his career in 1948, answering an ad for The New York Times. He later worked for Stan Lee and other comic strip creators. Buscema's books include "How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way" and "The John Buscema Sketchbook." KENNETH JOHN RYAN Doctor, medical ethicist WESTON, Mass. Dr.

Kenneth John Ryan, a prominent obstetrician and gynecologist who studied how the body naturally produces steroids, died Jan. 5. He was 75. Ryan also was a prominent medical ethicist, an emeritus professor at Harvard Medical School, and chairman of the obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology department at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He served in World War II and graduated from Harvard Medical School.

He taught at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, the University of California at San Diego and Harvard. His research focused on steroidogenesis, which plays a role in treating breast and prostate cancer, and on fertility treatments. In the late 1950s, he discovered how the placenta synthesizes estrogen. In the 1970s, Ryan was chairman of the national commission that produced the Belmont Report, which offered guidelines for research on human subjects. JAMES USRY First black Atlantic City mayor ATLANTIC CITY, James Usry, the first black mayor of Atlantic City, died Friday.

He was 79 and had suffered from diabetes and cancer. A longtime educator, principal and school official, Usry was elected mayor in 1984 and served until 1990, when he was defeated by James Whelan. Usry's career was marred by his 1989 arrest in a corruption probe. He pleaded guilty to a campaign finance law violation and was spared a jail term. A native of Athens, he moved to Atlantic City with his family as a toddler.

RALPH J. VOSS Longtime bank executive Ralph J. Voss, former president, chief executive and board chairman of Western Bancorporation, the holding company for United California Bank and forerunner of First Interstate Bancorp, has died. He was 91. Voss died Jan.

20 in his sleep at an assisted living center in Portland, Ore. In his more than four decades in the industry, Voss saw major changes in banking that presaged multiple mergers, and after his retirement in 1978 watched many of the bank names he had served disappear. Born on Aug. 11, 1910, in Eagle Grove, Iowa, Voss earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and began his career with Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Co. in Chicago in 1934.

Widowed in 1998 by the death of his wife of 52 years, Eleanore, Voss is survived by a son, Donald, of La Canada-Flintridge, a daughter, Janet, of Lake Oswego, and two grandsons. DEATHS ber of Second Baptist Church. Surviving are wife, Jessie Byrd Baker; sons Douglas, Wayne Baker; sister, Edna Wheeler; grandchildren, Michael, Brent, Shane Baker, Mindy Hinson and three great-grandchildren. Bonnie Boatfield SUMTER Graveside services for Bonnie Rhea Boatfield, 92, were held at noon Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Larue Cook officiating.

Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home was in charge. Mrs. Boatfield, widow of Allen A. Boatfield, died Saturday, January 26, 2002 in National Health Care of Sumter. Born in Bethune, she was a daughter of the late Oscar D.

Outlaw and Cleo Gibson Outlaw. Mrs. Boatfield was a former member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church and a charter member of St. John United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher, past president of the United Methodist Women, Circle Chairwoman and held many offices within the church.

She had retired as a kindergarten teacher from St. John United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the Eastern Star Home Iris Chapter. Surviving are daughter, Brenda O. Shaw and her husband, John, of Sumter; brother, O.D.

Outlaw of Sumter; stepbrother, G. W. Elmore of Bethune; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Shaw Myers, John W. Shaw and Allen B. Shaw.

Minnie Brown PINELAND Services for Minnie L. Brown, 94, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church with burial in Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 tonight at Bostick Funeral Home, Ridgeland. Mrs.

Brown died January 24, 2002. Born in Hampton County, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Phyllis Eady Lawyer. Surviving are her daughter, Lillie Rose Jenkins of Pineland; sons, Willie Brown of Newark, N.J., Robert Brown of Elmira, N.Y.; 48 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Flora Campos AIKEN Services for Flora Magaly Campos, infant daughter of Candelario and Esthela Salgueiro Campos, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday the Historic Downtown Chapel of George Funeral Home, with burial in Southlawn Cemetery.

Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Flor died January 27, 2002. She was born in Aiken. Surviving are parents; brothers, Uriel, Omar, Misraim Campos; sister Lilia Camall of Aiken; paternal grandparents, Jose Campos and Marie Bermudez of Mexico; maternal grandmother and Maria Covarrubias of Mexico.

Margaret Cobb GILBERT Funeral service for Margaret Koon Cobb, 92, of Gilbert, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2002, at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, conducted by the Reverend Otis Lee. Interment will be in Northeast Wesleyan Church Cemetery, Visitation will be from 5-7 this evening at the funeral home. Mrs. Cobb, widow of Frank W.

Cobb, died Sunday, January 27, 2002. Born in Blaney, she was a a a a a a a daughter of the late George and Louella Martin Koon. Survivors include sons, John W. Cobb (Rado) of Florence, Herman Cobb (Ruth) of Greenwood, Thomas E. Cobb of Cayce, and James D.

Cobb (Gladys) of Gilbert, a daughter, Ola Mae Kneece Sligh (Lewis) of Prosperity, 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Mrs. Cobb was predeceased by a daughter, Elsie Cobb, brothers, Osbourne Koon, Gilbert Koon and Albert Koon, sisters, Bertha Martin and Odessa Ford Gleaton. Ruth Connor COLUMBIA Services as for Ruth Ridlehoover Connor, 97, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Oakbrook Memorial Park.

Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Connor, widow of J.H. "Joe" Connor, died January 27, 2002.

Born in Edgefield she was a daughter of the late Walter and Kate Long Ridlehoover. Surviving are sons, Marshall, Charles and Ray Connor; sisters, Erma Mewbourn, Doris Goldman; brother, Arnold Ridlehoover; six grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren. David Covin Sr. WINNSBORO Services for Sgt. David Douglas Covin 79, of 265 Eight will be held at 3 p.m.

Wednesday at Pope Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Peter Cristakos officiating. Interment will follow, with full military honors, in Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Palmetto Health Hospice, P.O. Box 7275, Columbia, SC 29202.

Sgt. Covin died January 26, 2002 at his home after a long illness. Born in Richland County, he was a son of the late James Louis and Edith Roberts Covin. Sgt. Covin was a career soldier serving 25 years in the United States Army.

He fought inWorld War II and Vietnam as an Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Crewman. During his military career, Sgt. Covin was awarded the Purple Heart among other medals and commendations. After retiring from the U.S. Army, Sgt.

Covin went on to retire from the City of Columbia as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Blythewood Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving are his wife, Assunta Serna Covin; sons, Louis M. Covin of Gaston; David D. Covin Jr.

and Johnny L. Covin, both of Winnsboro; daughters, Maria R. Ball of Winnsboro, Assunta M. Bacon of Pelion and Pierina Allinder of San Diego; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Sgt.

Covin was predeceased by daughter, Angelina M. Stevenson. He will be greatly missed by his family. Arnold Curtis GREENWOOD Memorial services for Arnold Nelson Curtis, 85, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church.

The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. Blyth Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Curtis died January 28, 2002. Born in Stratford, he was a son of the late Maurice T.

Hannah Wellington Curtis. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of First Presbyterian Church. Surviving are wife, Hazel Lewis Curtis; sons, William Curtis, Thomas Curtis; daughter, Judith Curtis Waldorn; two grandchildren. DEATHS Floyd Davis Sr.

BLACKVILLE Services for Floyd Roger Davis Sr. will be held at 4 p.m. today at Macedonia Baptist Church, with burial in Blackville Cemetery. Lebby Funeral Home is in charge. Mr.

Davis died January 23, 2002. He was the son of Elease Davis. Surviving are wife, Margaret Davis; daughters, Delmarie Calvin, Cynthia Davis and Stephanie Davis; sons, Floyd Davis Jr. and Randall mother; sisters, Steed, Betty White and Mattie Washington; brothers, McClinton Davis Jr. and Sherman Davis; a granddaughter.

Thelma Dimery CONWAY Services for Thelma Thompson Dimery, 60, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Freewill Church of Worship, RFD, Hamlet, N.C., with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Rogers Funeral Home. Mrs. Dimery died January 27, 2002.

Born in Dillon County, she was a daughter of Mary L. Thompson of Gibson, N.C. and the late Rev. Jasper Thompson. She was married to the late John Dimery.

Surviving are mother; sons, John, Larry, Randy and Calvin Dimery; daughter, Patsy Hutchinson; a brother; eight sisters; nine grandchildren. James Ferguson CATAWBA Services for James Thomas Ferguson, 91, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Catawba United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bass Funeral Home is in charge. Mr.

Ferguson died January 28, 2002. Born in Catawba, he was a son of the late Samuel Walter Ferguson and Emma Betts Ferguson. He was a member of Catawba United Methodist Church. Surviving are wife, Nell Ferguson; son, James Ferguson; daughters, Sarah Meyer, Mary Brunson; brother, Bill Ferguson; sister, Mary Outen; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren. Alma Foulks BATESBURG Services for Alma L.

Foulks, 81, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Wesley Chapel CME Church with burial in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Amos Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Ms. Foulks died January 24, 2002. Born in Saluda she was the daughter of the late Spence and Alice West Lewis. Surviving are son, Willie Foulks of Jesup, five grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives. Louise Galloway LAURENS Services for Louise Taylor Galloway, 82, will be held at 11 a.m.

Wednesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with burial in Laurens City Cemetery. Visitation is tonight at Kennedy Mortuary. Mrs. Galloway died January 28, 2002. Born in Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Davader Taylor Bishop.

She was married to the late Carl Galloway. Surviving are son, Clyde Sullivan of Laurens; brother, James Bishop of Laurens; granddaughters, Tammy Hilley of the home and Tina Haggard of Laurens. W. J. Getsinger Sr.

RIDGELAND Memorial services for W.J. Getsinger 89, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at Ridgeland Baptist Church. Sauls Funeral Home is in charge. Mr.

Getsinger died Sunday, January 27, 2002 in Ridgeland Nursing Center, Ridgeland, as the result of a long illness. Born in Colleton County, February 13, 1912, he was the son of the late Kearse and Etta Benton Getsinger. He had retired from the S.C. Department in 1977. He was a member and former Deacon of Ridgeland Baptist Church.

Mr. Getsinger was a member of American Lodge of Ridgeland. Surviving are sons, W.J. Getsinger Jr. of Ridgeland Patrick K.

Getsinger of Hilton Head Island; daughter, Willy Jho Malphrus of Ridgeland; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Miriam G. Malphrus. Frank Gist UNION Services for Frank Gist, 76, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Corinth Baptist Church with burial in Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery.

Gibson Brown Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Gist died January 24, 2002. Born in Union he was a son of the late Jeff and Lucille Gist. He was an active member of Corinth Baptist Church.

He had retired as a custodial worker for Union Services. Surviving are wife, Frances Gist; stepson, Frank Adams; stepdaughter, Francena Pressley; brother, James Gist; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Lt. Col. William Goode COLUMBIA A private service for Lt.

Col. William Guerry Goode, USA 97, will be held at a later date in St. Augustine, Fla, when his remains are returned to the family. Mr. Goode died peacefully at home on Friday, January 25, 2002.

He had donated his body to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Born in St. Augustine, Fla, July 18, 1904, he was the eldest child of Obe Pierce and Carlota Sanchez Goode. He graduated from the University of Florida and then worked at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. At the onset of World War II, he was selected to join the American Red Cross Harvard Field Unit and served with the unit in Salisbury, England.

When America entered the war, he joined the United States Army and served in England and later in France and Germany. After the war, he worked again at Temple University Hospital for some years. Then, he and his family moved back to St. Augustine and he worked at Flagler Hospital and for the City of St. Augustine until his retirement.

Later, he and his wife moved to Columbia. Surviving are his wife, Ann Wadsworth Goode; daughter, Karen Goode Taylor of Columbia; sons, Sanchez Goode of St. Augustine and Guerry Goode of Durham, N.C.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predceceased by his sisters, Kathryn Goode Cowherd and Winna Goode Carnes; brothers, Obe Byng Goode and Rodman Goode. DEATHS Shep Hamrick HARTSVILLE Graveside services for Leander Shepard "Shep" Hamrick, 76, will be held at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, January 30, 2002 in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Shelby, N.C. The Rev. John Boggs will officiate and Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is in charge. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the West Hartsville Baptist Church or Wake Forest University.

Mr. Hamrick, widower of Mildred Marang Hamrick, died Monday, January 28, 2002. Born in Goldsboro, he was a son of the late Otto Vetus and Carolyn Mayes Hamrick. He grew up in Shelby, N.C., graduated from Shelby High School, and in 1950 graduated from Wake Forest University, just as his father had done before him in 1910. He served as a tail gunner on a "Liberator" bomber during World War II.

He had many great achievements during his 35 years with Purina Company and provided leadership in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, and South Carolina prior to his retirement in 1985 as District Manager. Lovingly known as "Big he was a devoted family man who knew and loved the Lord and regularly attended West Hartsville Baptist Church. He enjoyed sports, especially Wake Forest Demon Deacon sports, gardening, boating, hunting, fishing, and animals, and in his earlier days he was an avid horseman. It could be said of Shep that he never met a stranger and he had a knack for making people feel his warmth with his bright smile, booming voice, and big, gentle hands. He was endearingly called "DooDaddy" by his grandchildren and taught each one to say "I'm my DooDaddy's buddy!" We will all miss our big buddy.

Surviving are his son and daughterin-law, Shep and Martha Hamrick of Shelby, N.C.; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Bart Norwood of Hartsville, Marilynn and Harry Ware of Richmond, grandchildren, Amanda Hamrick, Street Hamrick, JoAnna Hamrick, Sarah Lynn Norwood, Barrett Norwood, Amelia Norwood, Henry Ware, Shep Ware, Robert Ware; a beloved friend, Elsie Allen Byrd of Hartsville. He was predeceased by brother, O. V. Hamrick, and sisters, Kathleen Hamrick Davis and Sarah Lee Hamrick Kiser. Mary Hatfield SALUDA Graveside services for Mary Louise Edwards Hatfield, 58, will be held at 3 p.m.

Wednesday in Red Bank Baptist Church Cemetery. Ramey Funeral Home is in charge. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. Ms. Hatfield died January 25, 2002.

Born in Saluda she was the daughter of the late James and Nannie Edwards. She was formerly employed with Monsanto and was a member of Saluda Baptist Church. Surviving are nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters, Cornelia Asbill, Sarah Edwards, Lucia Brown and a brother, James Edwards. Rev.

Julius Heckle Ill WEST COLUMBIA Memorial services for Reverend Julius H. "Tripp" Heckle III, 44, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of West Columbia, with the Reverend Joan Dempsey, of the Capital Worship Centre, and Dr. Lonnie Shull conducting services. The family will receive friends from 7-9 this evening at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the Capital Worship Centre, 7620 Woodrow Irmo. Reverend Heckle died Saturday, January 26, at his home in West Columbia. He was Director of Children's Services at the Capital Worship Centre and had been involved for many years in prison ministries, as well as a wide variety of evangelistic and domestic mission activities, in the area. He attended the University of South Carolina and was a graduate of Friendship Baptist College, in Kentucky. Born in Sumter, he was a son of Julius H.

and Margaret Snelgrove Heckle, of Gilbert. Surviving are his wife, Jean Glenn Heckle of West Columbia; three children Lisa Glenn, Kim Glenn and Michael Glenn; step-grandchildren, Courtney and Haley, of Lexington; sister, Kathy Heckle Kozma; devoted brother-in-law, Dr. Chris Kozma; nephew and niece Christopher and Kayce Kozma, of Lexington; brother, Donald Dewitt Heckle; devoted sis Christie C. Heckle; nephews, Taylor and Logan of Myrtle Beach; brother Reverend Mark D. Heckle; devoted sister-in-law, Terry W.

Keisler; nephews, Cody and Jacob of Gilbert; grandmother, Sara Fulmer Snelgrove, of Batesburg-Leesville; and the many whose lives he changed in the name of the Lord. He was preceded in death by grandfather Cloy D. Snelgrove, of Batesburg- Leesville and grandparents Julius H. and Daisy Williams Heckle, of Sumter. Doris Henry WADESBORO, N.C.

Services for Doris Horne Henry, 77, will be held at today, January 29, 2002 at North boro Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in Seago Cemetery. Leavitt Funeral Home, Wadesboro, is in charge. Memorials may be made to North Wadesboro Baptist Church, 1211 North Greene Wadesboro, NC 28170.

Mrs. Henry died Sunday, January 27, 2002 in Heritage Hills Nursing Home. Born in Chesterfield County, S.C., October 6, 1924, she was a daughter of the William Franklin and Mary Etta Horne. She was married to the late Lonnie George Henry. She was a member of North Wadesboro Baptist Church and had retired from Wadesboro Manufacturing Company.

Surviving are her sisters, Margie Lowery of Pageland; 26 nieces and nephews, including Randy Knight of Kershaw. Mrs. Henry was preceded in death by son, Lonnie George Henry brothers and sisters, Dorothy Henry, Ruth Knight, Colson Horne and Marion Horne. Bernice Hill SALUDA Services for Bernice Etheredge Hill, 54, of 385 Gassaway Road, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

The remains will lie in state at the church from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. Butler Sons Funeral Home is in charge. Mrs. Hill died January 26, 2002 in Self Regional Healthcare.

Born in Saluda County, she was a daughter of the late Neddie M. and Ruth Long Etheredge. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Women Home Aide Society. DEATHS Roosevelt "Billy" Calhoun, of Wildwood, Florida, formerly of Columbia died Sunday. Plans will be announced by Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home.

Keith Norton Cartin, 85, of 1842 Reynolds Road, Barnwell, died Monday. Plans will be announced by Dyches Funeral Home. Mary Catherine Covington, 75, of Columbia, died Monday. Plans will be announced by Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Robert L.

"Amos" Dowd 65, of Gaston, died Monday. Plans will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Gwendolyn Louise Ferrette, of 317 Barger Circle, Irmo, died Sunday. Plans will be announced by Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home. Judy Gibson, 54, of Columbia, died Monday.

wn Plans will be announced by Greenlawn Funeral Home. Stantly Hill 3, of 369 South Locust Street, Denmark, died Sunday. Plans will be announced by Carroll Mortuary. Cora Lee Jenkins, 80, of Beaufort, formerly of Ridgeland died Sunday. Plans will be announced by Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home.

Rena Johnson, 65, of 100 Dekruif Place, Apt. 15-E, Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Orangeburg has died. Friends may call at 4544 St. Matthews Road, St. Matthews.

Plans will be announced by Glover's Funeral Home. Allen McCoy, 84, of 1905 Butts Street, Georgetown, died Sunday. Plans will be announced by Wilds' Daughter Funeral Home. Dinah Montgomery, 88, of Summerton, has died. Plans will be announced by Summerton Funeral Service.

Glenda Joyce Post, 59, of Ridgeway, died Sunday. The family will receive friends from 7-9 tonight at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia, which will announce plans. George Richarson, 62, of 409 Orak View Drive, Lugoff, died Monday. Plans will be announced by Brown's Funeral Home of Camden. Jermaine R.

Taylor, 21, of Sumter, died Sunday. Friends may call at 2455 Trudy Road, Dalzell. Plans will be announced by Williams Funeral Home. Mack Washington Jr. 48, of Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Georgetown died Sunday.

Plans will be announced by Wilds' Daughter Funeral Home. Myrtle Dennis Wilson, 69, of 6206 David Street, Columbia, died Sunday. Plans will be announced by ManigaultHurley Funeral Home. RITES Sally Lawrence Altman, 82, of Morninghill Drive, Columbia, at 1 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Robert L. Gordon, 70, of 65 Ball Park Lane, Chesterfield, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church with the church cemetery. Groom's Funeral Home of Cheraw is in charge. Steven T.

Hill, 56, of Hartsville, at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church with burial in Darlington Memory Gardens. Norton Funeral Home is in charge. Arthur Hopkins, of 650 Cindy Drive, Columbia, at 1:30 p.m. at Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home, Mozell Tompkins Memorial Chapel, with burial in Serenity Memorial Gardens.

Barbara Reddick Hurd, of Cayce, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia, with burial in Elmwood Memorial Gardens. Eva "Moochie" Glover Martin, 66, at 2 p.m. at Second Nazareth Baptist Church, with burial in Lincoln Cemetery. Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, is in charge.

Gertrude P. McElveen, of Columbia, at 2 p.m. at Greenlawn Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Irene House McLemore, at 2 p.m. at God's Church of Deliverance Temple, with burial in Lincoln Cemetery.

Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, is in charge. Carolyn Kern Potts, 81, of Lexington, at 2:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of St. Simon and St. Jude, Irmo, with burial in the church cemetery.

Dunbar Funeral Home is in charge. Thomas Alfred Snyder, of West Columbia, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of West Columbia, with burial in Southland Memorial Gardens. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia is in charge. Henry Clifford Willis, 88, at 3 p.m.

at the graveside in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel is in charge. DEATHS Steven Anderson WEST COLUMBIA Memorial service for Steven Dennis Anderson, 45, of West Columbia, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2002 at Trinity Baptist Church of Cayce, conducted by the Reverend Don Davis. A reception to celebrate Dennis' life will follow the service at Soloman's Porch (Trinity Baptist Church).

Honorary pallbearers will be the Care 'n Share Sunday School Class and Charlie Baker and Larry Hartis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church. 2003 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033. Shives Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr.

Anderson died Sunday, January 27.2002. Born in Camden, he was a son of Sarah Newman Anderson and the late Charles Furman Anderson. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, the Care 'n Share Sunday School Class and Bethune Masonic Lodge. Survivors include, his wife, Dorothy "Dottie" Franklin Anderson of West Columbia, his mother of Bethune; sister, Cathy Blackwell and her husband, Rex, of Hartsville, brother, Roger Anderson and his wife, Lori Ann, of Hartsville; nephew, Justin and niece, Heather. You are invited to visit and add to the online tribute which has been established to celebrate the life of Steven Dennis Anderson at www.AmericanMemorials.com.

Ferris Baker LANCASTER Graveside services for Ferris A. Baker, 81, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Lancaster Memorial Park. Visitation is 7-8 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home. Mr.

Baker died January 28, 2002. Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Douglas and Mae Hunter Baker. Mr. Baker had retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing. He was a mem- Surviving are her husband, Archie Hill Sr.

of Saluda; sons, James Hill of Saluda and Archie, Hill Jr. of Edgefield; daughters, Hill of Charlotte Clarese Robinson of brother, Bennie Etheredge of Saluda; sisters, Virginia Foulks, Shirleen McCarty and Linda Hill Saluda, all of Saluda and Joyce McElveen of West Columbia; seven grandchildren. Gregory Holland I1 BLYTHEWOOD Memorial services for Gregory A. Holland II, 17, will be held from 4-5 p.m. today at Russell-McCutchen Funeral Home.

Mr. Holland died January 24, 2002 in Carrollton, Ky. Born in Chicago, he was a son of Gregory A. Holland and Crystal G. Gordon He was a student at Ridgeview High School.

Surviving are parents; sister, Akishah M. Holland; brother, A.J. Holland, both of the home; a host of Chicago relatives. Judy Jacobs LEXINGTON Graveside services for Judy Ann Jacobs, 56, of Lexington, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Celestial Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Reverend Astor L.

Jacobs Jr. The family will receive friends from 7-9 this evening at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Red Bank Baptist Church. Mrs. Jacobs, wife of George I.

Jacobs, died Sunday, January 27, 2002. Born in Wytheville, she was a daughter of Mary Frances Parris Grubb and the late Charles A. Grubb. Mrs. Jacobs was a homemaker and a member of Red Bank Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, George I. Jacobs; daughter, Frances michelle Jacobs of Lexington; son, David Arron Jacobs, Perry Daniel Jacobs both of Lexington; mother, Mary Frances Grubb of Gaston; sister, Linda L. Walker of Maclean, brother, Gary Wayne Sharpe of Weddington, N.C.; and granddaughter Brittany Ann Taylor. Jean Jordan CHARLOTTE Services for Jean Price Jordan, 70, of The Cypress at Charlotte, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 108 East Liberty Street, York, with Fr.

Don Lowery officiating. The family will receive friends from 8:30 this evening at Hary and Bryant Company, 500 Providence Road. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in York. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Building Fund, 108 East Liberty Street, P.O. Box 4307, York, SC 29745.

Mrs. Jordan died Sunday, January 27, 2002, at Mercy Hospital South in Pineville, N.C. Mrs. Jordan was born on February 24, 1931, in Salisbury, N.C., a daughter of the late Ferdinand Robert Bowman Price and Margaret Witherspoon Price. She was a graduate of St.

Mary's College in Raleigh, N.C., a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church and had been a member of the Mannequins of Charlotte. She lived at River Hill Plantation from 1971- 1999, when she moved to The Cypress at Charlotte. Her greatest joy was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was active in the Alter Guild, and enjoy playing bridge, gardening and cooking. Surviving are her children, Julie Jordan Miller, and her husband, Bud Miller, of York, Virginia Jordan Mithchell, and her husband, J.P.

Mitchell, of Summerfield, N.C., Jord Hampton Jordan III, of York, Robert Bowman Price Jordan, and his wife, Amy Jordan, of Johns Island, Mary Margaret Jordan, and her husband, Bill Hartin, of Columbia; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and aunt, Dorothy Price Wakefield, of Charlotte. Mrs Jordan was preceded in death by her husband, Jord Hampton Jordan Jr. in 1989. The family wants to thank the very special people on the staff at Mercy South Hospital for the loving care that they gave to their mother. Elsie Keith SUMTER Graveside services for Elsie Joann Keith, 65, will be held at 3 p.m.

Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home. Mrs. Keith died Jan.

28, 2002. Born in Altus, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Callie B. Robertson. She was married to the late Ralph Keith Jr. Surviving are sons, William Keith of Dalzell and Larry Keith of Sumter; daughter, Deborah Dungy of Antonio; brothers, James, Charles and David Robertson; sisters, Linda Doss and Debra Vest; seven grandchildren.

M.C. Kelley ABBEVILLE Graveside services for M.C. Kelley, 85, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.

Mr. Kelley, widower of Mabel Kelley, died January 28, 2002. Born in Talking Rock, he was the son of the late Mack Daniel and Anthia Lowe Kelley. He was a retired railroad conductor with CSX Railroad, a Mason, member of Clinton Lodge AFM and was also a Shriner. Surviving are daughters, Emilie Lesesne, Mildred Howard; son, Mike Kelley; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren.

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