Thursday Obits, Charleston Post & Courier
- Obit Summaries, Charleston Post & Courier
Thursday, May 3, 2001
EDWARDS, Fred Gordon, 73, of Charleston died Sunday.
Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway.
GASTON, Gertrude Williams, 90, of Isle of Palms, widow of
Charles M. Gaston, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Mount
JENKINS, Elizabeth, of McClellanville, wife of Ernest Jenkins,
died Wednesday. Arrangements by Gethers Funeral Home of Moncks Corner.
MACKINEM, Ernest James, 92, of Mount Pleasant died Wednesday.
Arrangements by Stuhr's North Area Chapel.
MANIGAULT, Oliver, 83, of Charleston died Tuesday. Arrangements
by Wm.M. Smith Funeral Home.
McKELVEY, Levenia, of Ladson died Wednesday. Arrangements by
Aiken-Capers Funeral Home of Summerville.
KINSEY, Mildred Gohagan, 78, of Walterboro, a retired Department
of Education employee and widow of Frank Kinsey, died Wednesday.
Arrangements by Fred Parker Funeral Home.
LADSON, Josh Major Jr., of Summerville, husband of Mary L.
Ladson, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Glover Funeral Home.
MAHLER, Jane Gaston, 95, of Summerville, a retired professor and
widow of Charles H. Mahler, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Parks
ASHLEY, R.T., 84, of Orangeburg, a retired superintendent with
Orangeburg City schools and husband of Jeanette Gable Ashley, died
Wednesday. Arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.
FERGUSON, Robert Jr., 50, of Kingstree died Tuesday.
Arrangements by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home.
GRIFFIN, Jeanette Constine, 90, of Allen, Texas, and formerly of
Charleston, S.C., widow of William A. Griffin, died Saturday.
Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Downtown Chapel in Charleston.
HAAG, Bonnie Lee, 60, of Chesnee, wife of DuWayne D. Haag, died
Monday. Arrangements by Floyd's North Street Chapel in Spartanburg.
JOHNSON, Arthur Norman, 35, of Conway died Tuesday. Arrangements
by McKiever Funeral Home.
OWENS, Lowell Burns, 81, of Govan, mayor of Govan and a retired
employee with Clemson Extension Service, husband of Dorothy Zorn
Owens, died Monday. Arrangements by Mercer Funeral Home of Denmark.
RAMIREZ, Armando Arthur, 75, of Tega Cay, retired from the Navy
and husband of Dean Ramirez, died Sunday. Arrangements by Wolfe
Funeral Home of Fort Mill.
WRIGHT, Jessie W., 52, of Garnett died Wednesday. Arrangements
by Bostick Funeral Home of Ridgeland.
Obit Details, Charleston Post & Courier
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Bettye Joe Ware, widow of William
Richard McKee, are invited to attend her memorial service this
afternoon at 2 o'clock in James A. Dyal Funeral Home Chapel,
Summerville. Burial will be private. Friends may call at the funeral
home from 1 o'clock until service time today. Surviving are, son Max
McKee of Summerville, S.C.; sister, Darlene Williamson of Kiln,
Mississippi. She was predeceased by her brother, Bob Worthington and
sister, Mary Lou McCarn. Arrangements by JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME,
303 SOUTH MAIN ST., SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
Mary Ellen Bailey, 67, of Summerville, died Sunday, April 29, 2001,
at a Charleston hospital. Funeral services will be held at Parks
Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2001, at 1 o'clock.
Entombment will be held at Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorials
may be made to the American Heart Association, 215 East Bay St.,
Suite 204, Charleston, S.C. 29401, or American Lung Association, 1817
Gadsden St., Columbia, S.C. 29201. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL
HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
Funeral services for Jack M. Hart will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday
(today), in CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in
Carolina Memorial Gardens.
Entered into eternal rest on Tuesday evening, May 1, 2001, Mr. Oliver
Manigault, residence, 134 St. Phillip St., Charleston, S.C., the
brother of Mrs. Eva Baxter. Mr. Manigault, 83 years old, was the
Sexton at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church for more than 40 years.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Patrick Roman
Catholic Church, 134 St. Phillip St., Charleston, S.C. WM. M. SMITH
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2 Radcliffe St., Charleston, S.C., will announced
the funeral services. (843) 722-3676, 1-800-924-5659 or email at
The relatives and friends of Mr. Rufus "Pat" Weston are invited to
attend his funeral services on Friday, May 4, 2001, 2 p.m., at
William M. Smith Memorial Chapel, 2 Radcliffe St., Charleston, S.C.
Interment, Bethel AME Church Cemetery, McClellanville, S.C. Mr.
Weston is survived by his children, Mrs. Charlene Cash (LaMar), Ms.
Denise Sanders and Mr. Wayne Myers, his step-daughter, Ms. Annette
Johnson, four grandchildren, his brothers and sisters, Mrs. Ora lee
Brown, Mrs. Christina Colleton (Isiah), Mr. Willie Weston, Jr., Mr.
Clarence Weston, Sr., and Mr. James Weston, sisters-in-law Mrs.
Juanita Weston, Mrs. Lillie Mae Weston, Mrs. Rosalee Weston, a very
devoted friend, Ms. Victoria Myers, nieces, nephews and other
relatives and friends. Viewing for Mr. Weston will be at the chapel
on Thursday, May 3, 2001, from 1 to 7 p.m. The family will receive
friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Arrangements by WM. M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME,
INC., (843) 722-3676, 1-800-924-5659, or email at wmsbmc2@...
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Leona Dicy Gibson Killion, formerly
of Ridgeville, widow of Calvis C. Killion are invited to attend her
funeral service this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Mt. Tabor United
Methodist Church, Ridgeville. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial
Gardens, North Charleston. Friends may call at the church from 1
o'clock until service time this afternoon. Flowers will be accepted
or memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church
Building Fund, 244 S. Main St., Ridgeville, S.C. 29472. Arrangements
by JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN ST., SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
DOVE, SR., John
The relatives and friends of retired Colonel John C. Dove, Sr.,
widower of Mary Burgess Dove, are invited to attend the funeral
service, Sunday, May 6, 2001, in Johns Island Presbyterian Church at
2 o'clock. Interment will follow in the churchyard cemetery.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL. Memorials
may be made to the Association for the Blind, 2209 Mechanic St.,
Charleston, S.C. 29405.
Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, Mrs. Elizabeth
Jenkins of McClellanville, S.C. (South Santee Section); daughter of
Mrs. Ebenese Simmons; wife of Mr. Ernest Jenkins, Jr.; mother of
Bobby Jenkins, Leroy Jenkins, Amar Jenkins, and Carolyn Simmons all
of McClellanville, S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS
FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, S.C.
GOVAN, S.C. - Services for Lowell Burns Owens, 81, of Govan, will be
held 2 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2001, at the First Baptist Church of
Govan with Rev. R.B. Morehead and Rev. William Sandifer officiating,
burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the
Lupus Foundation of America, S.C. Chapter, P.O. Box 1427, Easley,
S.C. 29641, or the First Baptist Church of Govan, Olar, S.C. 29843.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 3,
2001, at MERCER FUNERAL HOME, Highway 78 East, in Denmark. Mr. Owens
died May 2, 2001, in Charleston. He was born in Rains, S.C., a son of
the late James Manning Owens and Mamie Dozier Owens. Mr. Owens was a
graduate of Rains High School, and served as a bombardier-navigator
Lt. in the Army Air Corps in China and Burma during World War II. He
was awarded the distinguished flying cross with two oak leaf
clusters. He retired from Clemson Extension Service after 25 years,
and as Mayor of Govan for 23 years. He was a founding member of the
First Baptist Church of Govan where he served as deacon and
superintendent and a Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the
Denmark Masonic Lodge 246 AFM. He farmed in Marion and Bamberg
Counties. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Zorn Owens, a son, Jimmy
Owens of Bamberg, a daughter, Rosalyn Owens Finnegan of Charleston,
grand children, Jamie Owens, Julie Jeffers, John Owens, and Jill
McDonald, great grandchildren, Alex Owen, Tucker Jeffers, Nash
Jeffers, and Jack McDonald. Mr. Owens was predeceased by his
brothers, James, Paul, Carrol and Ansel Owens.
Mr. Armando Arthur Ramirez, age 75, of 2058 Manilla Bay Lane, Tega
Cay, S.C., passed away May 1, 2001, at a Charlotte, N.C., hospital. A
son of the late John and Angela Ramirez, Mr. Ramirez was born May 22,
1925, in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Ramirez graduated from Polytechnic
High School in May 1943, and was inducted into the U.S. Navy the
following day. Mr. Ramirez remained in the Navy for 20 years. After
his service he entered the University of North Carolina where he
attended the Wilmington and the Charlotte Campus. He and his wife
have resided in Tega Cay, S.C., since 1970 and they are charter
members of Grace Presbyterian Church. He was involved in the
development of the church and was on its first board of elders,
serving three years. Art had been involved in many volunteer
activities: church, volunteer fire department, U.S. Power Squadron
(past commander), POA, Fort Mill Band Boosters (former Chairman), Red
Cross, The Tega Cay Beautification Committee (former Chairman). Since
retirement, he has successfully completed the Master Gardener and Ham
Radio Classes. He had lots of fun with the Men's Breakfast Group, the
Vintage Club, and the ROMEO's (Retired Old Men Eating Out) and was an
avid bridge player. Mr. Ramirez was also a life member of the VFW
Post #9138 and the Fleet Reserve Association. A Memorial Service will
be held at 12 Noon, Saturday, May 5, 2001, at the Grace Presbyterian
Church, with Rev. Art Gatewood officiating. Military honors will
follow the service and there will be a reception afterward in the
church. Mr. Ramirez is survived by his wife, Dean Ramirez of Tega
Cay, S.C.; his daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Buck Smyre of Mt.
Pleasant, S.C.; his sons and daughter-in-law, Richard Ramirez of
Clarksville, VA and Arthur Michael Ramirez and Kelly Sherman Ramirez
of Greenville, S.C.; his sister, Lolita Araujo of El Salvador;
grandchildren, Ginger and her husband, Kevin Lockette, Christy and
her husband, Doug Borton, Todd Smyre, and his wife, Carolyn, Andrea
and her husband Andrew Sannipoli; Richie Ramirez, John Morgan Ramirez
and Maggie Ramirez; great grandchildren, Griffin Lockette, Connor
Sannipoli and Hudson Lockette. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to Grace Presbyterian Church, designated to the Ramirez Memorial
Fund, P.O. Box 3454, Fort Mill, S.C. 29708. WOLFE FUNERAL HOME is
serving the family of Mr. Ramirez.
GOOSE CREEK MASONIC LODGE NO.401: THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS are
invited to attend the Memorial Services of late Brother Frederick
Paul Helgeson on Thursday, May 3, 2001 at 10:00 AM., in Yeamans Park
Presbyterian Church. By Order Of: Wilmer C. Shirey, W.M. Jerry T.
Espiritu, P.M., Secty.
Brenda Joy Henry Mickalis, 60, widow of John Mickalis, of
Summerville, died April 30, 2001, at her residence. Memorial services
will be held at Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum, Thursday afternoon,
May 3, 2001, at 4 o'clock. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may
be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core St., Suite 504,
North Charleston, S.C. 29406. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME,
The relatives and friends of Martha Jane Carlin are invited to attend
her funeral services in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL,
Thursday morning, May 3, 2001, at Ten o'clock. Interment,Howard
Cemetery, Falcon, Kentucky, Saturday afternoon, May 5, 2001, at
Twoo'clock. Friends may call at STUHR'S WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.
Marguerite M. Isenburg, 86 of Kiawah Island, died the evening of
April 30, 2001 at a local nursing home. She was born in St. Louis,
Missouri to the late Perry and Martha Lorriane Mader. She was a
devoted wife and mother to her late husband, Arnold A. Isenburg and
two daughters, Linda Fasig of Johns Island and Marcie Reed of Denver,
Colorado. She also has two surviving granddaughters, Christy Joy
Mattingly and Whitney Ann Mattingly, both of Denver, Colorado.
Memorial services will be announced later. Arrangements by J. HENRY
STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Memorial Contributions may be sent to
Rural Mission, Inc.: 3429 Camp Care Road, Johns Island, SC 29455.
ORANGEBURG - R.T. Ashley, 84, died Wednesday. Graveside service, 11
a.m., Saturday, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Orangeburg. Visitation
will be 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, at THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, INC., in
Orangeburg. Survivors include, his wife, Mrs. Jeanette Gable Ashley
of Orangeburg; three sons, Sloan Warren Ashley, Thomas Edward Ashley,
both of Orangeburg, Milo Gable Ashley of Cameron; three sisters, Mrs.
Humphrey (Helen) Wright of Belton, Mrs. Sloan (Cornelia) Mitchell of
Honea Path; Mrs. Wade (Marjorie) Drake of Salors Cross Road, S.C.;
three granddaughters, Laura Ashley of Nashville, Tenn.; Katherine
Ashley and Randi Ashley, both of Orangeburg; and a number of nieces
and nephews. He was retired assistant superintendent of Orangeburg
City Schools. Memorials may be made to Easter Seals South Carolina,
3020 Farrow Road, Columbia, S.C. 29203, or to First Baptist Church,
1240 Russell St., Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.
With regret, we inform you that Mrs. Levenia "Eston" McKelvey of 113
Aces Dr., Ladson, S.C., entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May
2, 2001. The beloved mother of Mrs. Carolyn Tomlin (Anthony) and Mrs.
Victoria B. Davis (Bobie Joe) both of Ladson, S.C. The beloved sister
of Mrs. Hattie P. Ravenel of Charleston, Mrs. Dora P. Alston, and
Mrs. Almarie P. Jenkins, both of Ladson, S.C. The family will receive
friends at Mrs. Jenkins residence. Funeral notice will be announced
later by AIKEN-CAPERS FUNERAL HOME.
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore R. "Ted" Gaetke
are invited to attend the memorial services of the former in J. HENRY
STUHR, INC. WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2001 at
Two O'clock. Friends may call at Stuhr' West Ashley Chapel. Memorials
may be made to Holy Comforter Lutheran Church, 3075 Bee's Ferry Road,
Charleston, S.C. 29414.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Simon Peter Manigault, 68 years old,
of 1077 Manigault Road, Moncks Corner, S.C. Beloved brother of Louis,
Marshall, and Francis Manigault, all of Moncks Corner, S.C., Abraham
Manigault of Ohio, and Carnell M. Young of Moncks Corner, S.C.,
nephew of Mary Johnson of Orangeburg, S.C., invite you to attend his
funeral service set for 2 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2001, at Anderson
Baptist Church, Santee Circle Section. Rev. Jeremiah Bradley, Pastor.
Interment, Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive
friends at his residence. Arrangements by TEW COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME.
JOHN L. FLYNN CHAPTER #277 O.E.S.: THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS are
invited to attend the memorial services of our late member, Frederick
Paul Helgeson, on May 3, 2001, at 10 a.m. in Yeamans Park
Presbyterian Church. By order of: Elaine Smith P.W.M., W.M. Winnie
Smith P.W.M., W.M.
HEYWARD, JR. Myron
The relatives and friends of Baby Myron FitzgeraldHeyward, Jr., those
of his mother, Mrs. Quintella Heyward, and Mr. Myron Fitzgerald
Heyward, Sr., grandparents, Mrs. Barbara Heyward, and Mr.
CharlesHeyward of Wadmalaw Island, Mrs. Carrie Rhodan, and the late
Mr. Leroy Rhodan, great grandparents Mrs. Marian Wigfall, and Mr.
Benjamin Wigfall, Jr., Mrs. Rosalee Hammond, and the late Mr. Eddie
Hammond all of Charleston, aunts, uncles are invited to attend his
funeral service Thursday, May 3, 2001 Noon at Wesley United Methodist
Church Johns Island, SC. Friends may call FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS,
North Charleston. Interment, Wesley United Methodist Cemetery, Johs
Island. 744-2545 or 1-800-290-5954.
The relatives and friends of Meta Mencken Oliver, widow of William B.
Oliver are invited to attend her funeral services in St. Matthew's
Lutheran Church, Thursday, May 3, 2001, at Twelve (noon).
Interment,Bethany Cemetery. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR INC.
DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Mrs. Oliver was born August 16, 1908 in Charleston,
SC., the daughter of Louis C. Mencken and Katherine SchmidtMencken.
She attended Memminger High School and was a member of St. Matthew's
Lutheran Church. She is survived by two daughters, Kathryn O. Tillman
and her husband Fred of James Island, SC and Mimi Oliver Forbes of
Mt. Pleasant, Five Grandchildren, Ricky, Travis, and Brett Tillman,
Ali Greer and Stefan Forbes, and Five great-grandchildren. Memorials
may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King St.,
Charleston, S.C. 29403.
Gertrude Williams Gaston, born in 1910 completed her earthly
pilgrimage on May 1, 2001. A long time resident of Chattanooga,
Tennessee, she spent the last three and a half years in Mt. Pleasant,
South Carolina. A devoted and loving wife to Charles Marion Gaston
for 46 years, Gertrude shared her husband's vision in his founding
and commitment to the Chattanooga Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Her devotion and loving commitment to her entire family can be
attested to by her four children, eight grandchildren, and eight
great-grandchildren. She was a graduate of the Girls Preparatory
School of Chattanooga and Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.
In her early years, she began Girl Scouts in Burlington, Iowa.
Inrecent years, a love of her heart was the Widows Harvest Ministry
in Chattanooga. Gardening was a joy to her for many years and she
shared this joy with many others. She was truly a lily-of-the-field.
For the first two years of her three and a half year residency at the
Franke Home in Mt. Pleasant, SC., she ministered weekly to the
Alzheimer patients. She loved people. The most important of all to
Gertrude was her Christian faith. The inscription on her beloved
husband's tombstone sums it up: ``For me to live is Christ and to die
is gain.'' She left behind her sister, Mrs. Frank M. Robbins, Jr., of
Signal Mountain, Tennessee and her four children: Mrs. D. Reid
Wiseman of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, Joseph V.W. Gaston of
Springfield, Tennessee, Charles M. Gaston, Jr., of Jacksonville,
Florida and Hildegarde Gaston of Greenville, South Carolina and her
adopted daughter, Mrs. Bettina King of Signal Mountain, Tennesse. A
memorial service will be held Thursday, May 3rd at 11:00 am at Church
Creek Presbyterian Church in Charleston. Early next week she will be
buried in Chattanooga following a Celebration of Life Service at the
First Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to any of the following: Widows Harvest Ministry, Teen Challenge or
the Paul Anderson Youth Home.
RODENISER, JR., Jack
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H.Rodeniser, Jr., are
invited to attend the funeral services of the former in J. HENRY
STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Thursday, May 3, 2001, at10 o'clock.
Interment, Bethany Cemetery.
We sorrowfully regret to inform you that Dea. Josh Major Ladson, Jr.,
entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 2, 2001. Late residence,
209 Shady Lane, Summerville, S.C. Husband of Mrs. Mary L. Ladson;
father of Ms. Joselyn Ladson, Mr. Levant Ladson, Mr. Marvin Ladson,
Mrs. Cassandra Jordan and Mr. Preston Moore; brother of Mrs. Eula
Brown, Ms. Bertha Ladson, Mrs. Beverly Moore, Mrs. Gertrude Evans,
Mr. William Wright, and Mr. Moses Ladson. Condolences may be sent to
aaglover@.... Arrangements have been entrusted to the ALBERT A.
GLOVER FUNERAL HOME, 113 BRYAN ST., SUMMERVILLE, S.C. 29483. Phone
Jane Gaston Mahler, 95, of Summerville, S.C., and widow of Charles
Henry Mahler, died Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at her residence. Memorial
services will be held at The Huguenot Church, 136 Church St.,
Charleston, S.C., Sunday afternoon, May 6, 2001, at 4 o'clock.
Reception following the service at Huguenot Heritage Hall, 44 Queen
St., in Charleston, S.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
The Huguenot Church, 44 Queen St., Charleston, S.C. 29401 or
Summerville Presbyterian Home of S.C., Chapel Auxiliary Room, 201 W.
9th North St., Summerville, S.C. 29483. Mrs. Mahler was born April
21, 1906, in Dallas, Texas, a daughter of the late William Henry
Gaston and Elizabeth S. Wathen Gaston. She received her BA from the
University of Wisconsin-Madison, her MA and Ph.D. in Oriental Art
History from Columbia University. She was the first woman in the U.S.
to receive a Ph.D. in Oriental Art History. She was a retired
Professor of Art History at Columbia University in New York, N.Y.,
and Professor Emeritus in Art History at Columbia University. She was
a member of The Huguenot Church, the Historical Society of S.C., Past
President of the Garden Club of Charleston, Past President of the
Charleston Century Club, Huguenot Society of S.C., former State
Chairman and National Board Member for the National Society of
Colonial Dames, Society of Women Geographers, Asian Society, Society
of 1776, Society of the Cincinnati, and the Preservation Society of
S.C. In 1963, she was awarded as one of the Great Teachers of Our
Time representing Barnard College and in 1968, she received Woman of
the Year in Charleston, S.C. She was the author of History of World
Art. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
Additional Information on Jane Gaston Mahler:
Jane Gaston Mahler, a professor of art history and author of books on
Huguenot history, died Tuesday. She was 95. Mahler, a native of
Dallas, was the daughter of William Henry Gaston and Elizabeth S.
Wathen Gaston. Mahler was named "Woman of the Year" in 1978 by the
Charleston Federation of Women's Clubs. She received her doctorate
in Chinese art from Columbia University, the first woman in the
country to receive a higher degree in Oriental art history. She
taught at Barnard College and Columbia University.
As president of the Charleston's Century Club, she cataloged members'
papers to be presented to the Charleston Library Society. She was
bicentennial chairman of the the National Society of Colonial Dames
of America in South Carolina.
A descendant of Huguenots, she wrote several books about the Huguenot
influence in South Carolina, including "Huguenots Adventuring in the
Orient: Two Manigaults in China." Mahler edited biographies on
colonial and pioneer women that were presented to the Library of
Congress. She cataloged the Oriental section of the Charleston Museum.
She was a member of the Historical Society of South Carolina,
Huguenot Society of South Carolina, Asian Society, Society of 1776,
Preservation Society of South Carolina and The Huguenot Church.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Huguenot Church.
WALTERBORO - Mrs. Mildred Gohagan Kinsey, 78, a retired Department of
Education employee, and widow of Frank Kinsey, Sr., died Wednesday at
a Walterboro hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,
Friday, at the Chapel of the FRED PARKER FUNERAL HOME, conducted by
Rev. Lee Cothran. Interment will be in Williams Cemetery in Williams.
Mrs. Kinsey was born February 12, 1923, in Tampa, Fl, a daughter of
the late Alonza Gohagan and Florence Cope Gohagan. She was a member
of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was a volunteer with Senior
Friends at Colleton Medical Center, an Adult Reading Class teacher at
U.S.C. Salkehatchie and a part-time employee for Novit-Seiglel
andCompany. Surviving are, two sons, Frank Kinsey, Jr., of St. Louis,
Mo and Charles W. Kinsey of Charlotte, N.C. Memorials may be made to
Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton St., Walterboro, S.C.
29488. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.
at the FRED PARKER FUNERAL HOME.
Jeanette Constine Griffin, 90, died Saturday, April 28, 2001, in
McKinney, Texas. Born August 5, 1910, in Charleston, S.C., she was
the daughter of William A. and Naomi Bolchoz Constine. She was
preceded in death by her husband, William Addison Griffin. She is
survived by her son, David Griffin and his wife, Karen, Allen, TX;
daughter, Janet Griffin Tuller, Memphis, TN; seven grandchildren,
Michael Tuller, Laura Tuller Benton, Jeanne Tuller Hixon, David
Griffin, Jr., Scott Griffin, Jennifer Raines, and Thomas Griffin;
many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and a host of
extended family members. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held
Saturday, May 5, 2001, at 1 p.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Entombment will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will
receive friends at MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 150
Wentworth St., on Friday, May 4, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m., during which
a vigil service will be held.
Bonnie Lee Haag, 60, of 265 Buckwood Acres, died Monday, April 29,
2001, in a Spartanburg hospital. A native of Charleston, SC, she was
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Felder Leo Boyer of Charleston. She was
currently employed by Phelps Dodge. She was a Lutheran. In addition
to her parents, survivors include her husband, DuWayne D. Haag, Sr.,
of the home; two daughters, Bonnie Lynn Parham of Spartanburg and
Debra Ann Garrett of Charleston; a son, DuWayne Haag, Jr., of
Chesnee; three sisters, Marie Johnson of Wadmalaw Island, S.C., Anne
Hart of Columbia, S.C., and Lottie Munch of Charleston, S.C.; three
brothers, Ricky Crosby of Summerville, S.C., Ernie Boyer of
Effingham, S.C., and Donnie Boyer of Charleston, S.C., and three
grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May
2, 2001, at Floyd's N. Church St. Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Craig
Abee. Burial was in Boiling Springs Memorial Gardens. FLOYD'S N.
CHURCH ST. CHAPEL, SPARTANBURG, S.C.
NEHEMIAH SEVENSTAR PRAYER BAND: You are requested to assemble at
Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 44 Nassau Street on Friday, May 4, 2001 at
7:00 p.m., to pay our last Tribute of Respect to our Sister Viola
Shuler. Evang. Ruby Walker, President Janie Brown, Vice President
Christina B.B. Brown, Secretary
Israel Gabriel Gause, 22, of Charleston, died April 28, 2001, in a
Charleston hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.,
Sunday, in Calvary Lutheran Church. Born in Charleston, he was the
son of Thaddeus Oneal Gause, Jr., and Amy Ashley Gause. Survivors
include his mother of Goose Creek; sisters, Christina Faith Gause of
Senneca, Rebecca "Kippy" Gause of Columbia, and Juliet Marie Gause of
Ladson; his grandparents, Barbara P. Colkins and Mary B. Gause. In
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Down Syndrome
Association of the Low Country. Arrangements by CAROLINA MEMORIAL
FUNERAL HOME, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, S.C.
ANCIENT AND ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITE: THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS are
invited to attend the memorial services for our late member Frederick
Paul Helgeson on Thursday, May 3, 2001 at 10 A.M., in Yeamans Parks
Presbyterian Church. Richard Wooden, General Secretary.
A Memorial Service for Frederick Paul Helgeson will be held at 10:00
A.M., today (Thursday) in Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church. The
family will receive friends following the service in the Church
WARE, Louida The relatives and friends of Mrs. Louida Ware, those of
her husband, Mr. Artis Ware, Sr., children, Mr. Otis Ware, Mrs.
Donnell Walker, Mrs. Frances W. Scott and Mrs. Doretha V. Smith,
brother, Mr. Boyd W.Tyler, sisters, Rev. MaryJackson, Mrs. Corrine
Hooper, Mrs. Jeroline Jones, Mrs.Dorothy Hawthorne and Mrs. Lurlean
Tyler are invited to attend her funeral service on Friday, May 4,
2001 at 1:30 P.M. in World Evangelistic House of God Church 1082 King
Street Charleston S.C. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation
with the family on Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the church.
Arrangements by SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.