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    Friday, July 27, 2001 Obits Summary – The Charleston Post & Courier Charleston County CANTY, Marthena L., of Charleston, widow of Eugene Canty, died
    Message 1 of 116 , Jul 27, 2001
      Friday, July 27, 2001
      Obits Summary – The Charleston Post & Courier

      Charleston County
      CANTY, Marthena L., of Charleston, widow of Eugene Canty, died
      Wednesday. Arrangements by Dorothy's Funeral Home.
      CLARK, Phyllis Grainger, of Adams Run, wife of Robert L. Clark,
      died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel of
      Charleston.
      FARABOW, Mary Louise Botts, 90, of Charleston, widow of Ford F.
      Farabow, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel.
      PURCELL, Benjamin Douglas, of Charleston, a retired retail
      salesman and regional manager with U.S. Plywood/-Champion
      International and husband of Pauline Watkins Purcell, died Thursday.
      Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.
      WILLIAMS, Larry, 39, of Charleston, a former painter with
      Ferguson Painting, died Thursday. Arrangements by Scott's Mortuary of
      Moncks Corner.

      Berkeley County
      BROWN, Emily, 73, of Goose Creek died Wednesday. Arrangements by
      Walker's Funeral Home of Johns Island.
      GIBSON, Florence, of St. Stephen died Wednesday. Arrangements by
      Gethers Funeral Home of Moncks Corner.
      GRANT, Louise, 88, of Pine-ville, a retired employee with
      Driftwood Nursing Home, died Thursday. Arrangements by Scott's
      Mortuary of Moncks Corner.
      JEFFERSON, Nellie, 94, of Cross died Thursday. Arrangements by
      Eutawville Community Funeral Home.

      Elsewhere
      DANIEL, Margaret Snow, 85, of Mullins, widow of William H.
      Daniel Jr., died Thursday. Arrangements by Cox-Collins Funeral Home.
      GIST, Richard Mordecai, 76, of Finksburg, Md., a carpenter and
      husband of Ruth B. Abbott Gist, died Wednesday. Arrangements by
      Fletcher Funeral Home of Westminster, S.C.
      HARRELSON, Mary Dimmery, 89, of Mullins, a homemaker and widow
      of Munson Harrelson, died Thursday. Arrangements by Cox-Collins
      Funeral Home.
      MORANT, Sandra Dean Taylor, 40, of Lake City, wife of Gene
      Morant, died Sunday. Arrangements by Samuels and Richardson Funeral
      Home.
      ROBINSON, James Jr., 51, of Bronx, N.Y., and formerly of
      Summerton, S.C., husband of Janie Mae Robinson, died Sunday.
      Arrangements by Dyson's Funeral Home of Summerton.
      SMITH, Horace Greely Jr., 77, of Virginia Beach, Va., a retired
      teacher and husband of Mary S. Smith, died Wednesday. Arrangements by
      Holloman-Brown's Bayside Chapel.
      WILLIAMS, James Edward, 55, of Beaufort, a former employee with
      Carver Brothers Lumber Co., died Sunday. Arrangements by Chisholm
      Galloway Funeral Home.
      Obits Detail

      MAXWELL-LONEY, G.
      The relatives and friends of Mrs. Gloria Maxwell Loney, those of her
      parents, Mrs. Martha Maxwell and the late Mr. Nathan Maxwell,
      daughter, Tarka Loney; sisters and brothers, Virginia Ivery (Lonnie),
      Lynette Harris (Maurice), Ernestine Manigault, Anna Maxwell,
      Nathaniel Maxwell (Marian) and Earl Maxwell (Brenda); nieces, nephews
      and cousins are invited to attend her funeral service, 1 p.m.,
      Saturday, July 28, 2001, in Mt. Carmel UM Church, 95 Cooper St.
      Interment, Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit, Friday 3 to 5
      p.m. at the funeral home, at 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. The Christian
      Wake will begin at 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements by DOROTHY'S HOME FOR
      FUNERALS.

      IVEY, Anthony
      Anthony J. Ivey, 15, of Charleston, S.C., died Monday, July 23, 2001.
      The funeral will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2001, at 1 p.m. at
      Zion U.M. Church, Huger, S.C. Burial, directed by SCOTT'S MORTUARY
      will be in LaVance Cemetery, Huger, S.C. Mr. Ivey was born February
      28, 1986, in Charleston, S.C., to Mr. Anthony J. Ivey and Mrs.
      Michelle Ivey.
      He attended Morningside Middle School in Charleston, S.C. He was on
      the honor roll with a goal to be a contractor.
      Survivors include, his parents, Mr. Anthony Ivey, and Mrs. Michelle
      Ivey; his sisters, Ms. Levorrie Ivey; his brothers, Mr. Willis Ivey,
      Mr. Domenique Ivey, Mr. Markice Ivey; his grandparents, Mr. Willie
      and Mrs. Renamae Ivey; other relatives and friends.

      BROWN, Emily
      Emily (Estelle) Brown, 73, of Goose Creek, S.C., entered into eternal
      rest on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, in a local hospital. She was the
      mother of Mrs. Carolyn Kizer of Goose Creek, S.C., Mr. Carl (Mary)
      Brown of West Ashley, Mrs. Ann (Frank) Levy of Ladson, S.C., and Mrs.
      Delores Brantley of New York, N.Y. One devoted sister, Mrs.
      Wilhelmina Singleton of New York, N.Y., one brother, Mr. Joseph
      Samuel Brown of Michigan and a very special devoted nephew, Mr.
      Nathaniel Brown of Rantowles, S.C. Late residence, 411 Sarah Drive,
      Goose Creek, S.C. Funeral notice later. Funeral arrangements by
      WALKER'S MORTUARY "Chapel of Peace" 3407 Old Pond Road, John's
      Island, S.C. Phone 559-0341.

      PARKER, Charles
      The relatives and friends of Mr. Charles D. (Duggy Fresh) Parker and
      of his brother, Mr. Frank (Chucky) Parker, his sister, Ms. Marthan
      Parker, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews, aunt, Mrs.
      Lucille Kennedy, uncles, Mr. Nehemiah Doctor, Sr., Mr. Melvin Doctor,
      Jr., and Mr. Nathaniel (Danny) Doctor, cousins, are respectfully
      invited to attend his funeral services on Saturday afternoon, July
      28, 2001, at 2 p.m., in St. John Reformed Episcopal Church, 91 Anson
      St., Charleston, S.C., with inhumation following in Sunset Memorial
      Gardens, North Charleston, S.C. Friends may call in the chapel at
      Harleston-Boags, Inc., on Friday afternoon, July 27, 2001, from 2
      until 8 p.m. A quiet hour with family members will be observed from 7
      until 8 p.m. Arrangements by HARLESTON-BOAGS FUNERAL, INC., 21
      Calhoun St., (Downtown) Charleston, S.C. Phone (843) 723-3066.

      DOUGHTY, Nathaniel
      The relatives and friends of Mr. Nathaniel (Sunny) Doughty of 454
      Doughty Lane, Moncks Corner, S.C. Those of his sisters, Gloria D.
      Hammond, Annie Doughty, both of Bronx, N.Y., Elizabeth McQueen
      (Benjamin) Moncks Corner, S.C., those of his brothers, Herman Young
      (Bernice) Charleston, S.C., Theodore Dughty (Jannie), Bronx, N.Y.,
      Alfred Doughty (Elizabeth) Jesse Doughty (Pam), all of Ossining,
      N.Y., and Robert Doughty, Moncks Corner, S.C., are invited to attend
      his funeral services on Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Bethlehem Reform
      Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. Interment, Bethlehem Church Cemetery.
      Visitation will be held on Friday, July 27, 2001, from 3 p.m. to 8
      p.m. Family hour 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Arrangements made by MILLIGAN'S
      FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, S.C. 761-8696.

      GIST, Richard
      Richard Mordecai Gist, 76, of Finksburg died Wednesday, July 25,
      2001, at a Washington, D.C., hospital. Born August 17, 1924, in
      Finksburg, he was the son of the late William and Loma Hubbard Gist.
      He was the husband of Ruth B. Abbott Gist, his wife of 56 years.
      He was a carpenter with Local #101 in Baltimore. He served in the
      Army during World War II and was a member of the Disabled American
      Veterans, Life Member of VFW Molleville Farm Post #467, Life Member
      of the Amateur Trapshooting Association, Life Member of the NRA, Life
      Member of the North Carroll Rod and Gun Club, member of American
      Legion Carroll Post #31. He was an avid trapshooter, hunter,
      fisherman and sportsman. He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist
      Church in Finksburg.
      Surviving besides his wife are, sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin R.
      and Sandra Gist of Finksburg, Gary M. and Brenda Gist of Charleston,
      S.C.; daughter, Deborah R. Gist Gaver of Westminster; son, David L.
      Gist of Finksburg; six grandchildren, Shelby and Valerie Gist of
      Charleston, S.C., Ryan Reese of Westminster, Nathaniel, Braenna and
      Kyle Gist, all of Finksburg. He was predeceased by son, Daniel R.
      Gist, and four brothers, Woodrow, Harry, Dorsey, and Thomas Gist.
      Funeral services will be held on Saturday, 2 p.m., at the FLETCHER
      FUNERAL HOME, 254 E. Main St., Westminster, with his pastor the Rev.
      Robert G. Whitting officiating. Interment in Sandy Mount Cemetery
      with Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral
      home on Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial
      contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box
      5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058, or to Disabled Veterans, c/o VFW Post
      #467, 519 Poole Road, Westminster, Md. 21157.

      GIBSON, Florence
      Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Mrs. Florence
      Gibson of St. Stephen, SC. The relatives and friends of Mrs. Gibson
      are invited to attend her funeral services Monday, July 30, 2001 at
      11:00 AM., at Allen AME Church, St. Stephen, SC.
      Surviving are her children: Mrs. Nell H. Giles and Mrs. Earline
      Mazyck, both of St. Stephen, SC., and Mr. Jerry Duncan of Atlanta,
      GA., and one sister, Mrs. Lou Scott of St. Stephen, SC. Friends may
      call on Sunday from 3-8 p.m., at GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS
      CORNER, SC.

      BRINKLEY, Thelma
      The relatives and friends of Mrs. Thelma H. Brinkley and those of her
      husband, Mr. Robert J. Brinkley, Jr., her devoted friend, Mr. Arthur
      Johnson; children, Robert Lee Brinkley, Dwayne Brinkley, Franchetta
      Brinkley, Sonya Brinkley Johnson and Aaron Brinkley Johnson; her
      grandchildren, all of North Carolina; mother, Mrs. Geneva M. Holmes;
      father, the late Rev. Hezekiah Holmes, Sr., sisters, Mrs. Carrie
      Brown, Mrs. Albertha Middleton, Ms. Evelyn Holmes, all of Charleston
      County, Missionary Geneva Curry, Rockwell, NC., and Minister Lillie
      Holmes, Walterboro, SC., brothers, Mr. Jerry Holmes, Mr. Benjamin
      Holmes, Mr. Hezekiah Holmes, Jr., Mr. Willie J. Holmes, Mr. Esau D.
      Holmes, and Mr. Wayne J. Holmes, all of Charleston County, aunt,
      uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends are
      invited to attend her funeral services Saturday, July 28, 2001, 1 PM
      at Shiloh Baptist Church, 6629 Parkers Ferry Road, Parkers Ferry, SC.
      Rev. Robert Heyward, officiating. Interment: Greater St. Mark AME
      Church Cemetery. Remains will lie in state at the church on Saturday
      from 12 Noon until the hour of service. Family and friends may
      call/visit WALKER'S MORTUARY today (Friday) after 3 PM. Arrangements
      by WALKER'S MORTUARY "Chapel of Peace" 3407 Old Pond Road, John's
      Island, SC, Phone 559-0341.

      JOHNSON, William
      The relatives and friends of Mr. William Johnson, Sr., of 928 Main
      St., Ashleyville, those of his wife, Mrs. Luevinia M. Johnson;
      children, Rev. Cora Lee Toomer (Norwood), Shirley J. McPherson (Rev.
      Samuel), William Jr. (Betty), Earl (Ann), Bernard (Connie), sister,
      Mrs. Beattrice Powell of Bronx, NY., 35 grandchildren, 25 great-
      grandchildren, 11 great-greatgrandchildren and other relatives are
      invited to attend his funeral services on Saturday, July 28, 2001,
      1:00 P.M., in Nichols Chapel A.M.E. Church, 57 Kennedy St.,
      Charleston, SC. Friends may call at PASLEY'S MORTUARY, 1115 5TH AVE.,
      MARYVILLE, 571-2300, between 2:00-5:00 p.m., today. Remains to the
      Church 6pm with a Wake Service from 7-8p.m., and Saturday from 12
      Noon. Interment, Community Cemetery, Jacksonboro, SC.

      SMITH, Horace Jr.
      Horace Greely Smith, Jr., age 77, husband of Mary Suzanne Smith, died
      July 25, 2001 in a local hospital. Residence, 1900 Block of Jack
      Frost Road, VA, Beach, Virginia. He was born in Charleston, SC. He
      was a Commander in the United States Navy and a teacher at Virginia
      Beach School System. He was retired.
      Survivors are 2 daughters, Suzanne Smith Goodnight of Fredericksburg,
      VA., Laura Smith Fitzpatrick of Reston, VA., 1 son Col. Larry J.
      Smith,Ret of Vancouver, WA, 4 grandchildren, Kirstin W. Smith, Steven
      E. Goodnight, Christopher Goodnight, and Collin E. Fitzpatrick.
      Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 27, 2001 at 9am at the
      Graveside-Columbarium. Place of burial: Arlington National Cemetery
      with Full Military Honors. HOLLOMAN-BROWN FUNERAL HOME BAYSIDE CHAPEL
      in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends at the
      funeral hom Saturday, July 28, 2001, 10am-3pm. In lieu of flowers,
      memorial donations may be made to Davis Corner Rescue squad.

      COTTLE, Everett
      The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lee Cottle are
      invited to attend the Memorial Services of the former Friday, July
      27, 2001, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL, at 3 o'clock.
      Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of South
      Carolina, Coastal Branch, 1941 Savage Road, Suite 200-A, Charleston,
      S.C. 29407.

      McALHANY, Brenda
      The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mendell McAlhany are
      invited to attend the funeral services of the latter in J. HENRY
      STUHR, INC., MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL, at 11 o'clock. Interment will
      follow in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens.

      BOYKIN, Jacob
      Jacob Palmer Boykin, infant son of Relea Carole Walton and Barry
      Ellis Dearborn, of Summerville, S.C., died Monday, July 23, 2001, at
      a Charleston hospital. Friends may call at PARKS FUNERAL HOME,
      SUMMERVILLE, S.C., this Friday evening from 6 to 8 o'clock. Memorials
      may be made to MUSC Children's Hospital, 171 Ashley Ave., Charleston,
      S.C. 29425. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.

      MIRABELLA, Jr., R.
      Richard Anexious "Ricky" Mirabella, Jr., 21, of James Island, died
      Tuesday in Anderson. Funeral service will be held this morning at 11
      o'clock in James A. Dyal Funeral Home Chapel, Summerville. Burial
      will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens, North Charleston. Flowers will
      be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Diabetes
      Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, S.C. 29204.
      Born on October 8, 1979, a son of Richard Anexious Mirabella, Sr., of
      James Island, and Gail Ruth Myers Miller of North Charleston. He
      attended St. Andrews and Stratford high schools, Charleston. He was
      the owner of Hoods and Houses Pressure Washing Company. He was a
      member of St. George Episcopal Church, Summerville.
      He is survived by, fiancee and son, Jennifer M. Rodgers and Jamie, of
      Charleston; mother and step-father, Gail R. and Chris B. Miller of
      North Charleston; father, Richard A. Mirabella of Johns Island;
      sister, Jennifer M. Short of Townville; paternal grandparents,
      Earnest and Mary L. Dickmann of Johns Island; maternal grandparents,
      Virgil and Evelyn Myers of James Island. Arrangements by JAMES A.
      DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN ST., SUMMERVILLE, S.C.

      HALL, Frances
      The relatives and friends of Ms. Frances Ann Doiley Hall of Columbia,
      S.C., formerly of Moncks Corner, S.C., are invited to attend her
      funeral services, Saturday, July 28, 2001, 1 p.m., at Nazareth
      Reformed Episcopal Church, Moncks Corner, S.C. Interment, Old
      Nazareth Cemetery, Pinopolis, S.C. The family will receive friends on
      Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 200
      Grace St., Moncks Corner, S.C.

      DANIEL, Margaret
      Margaret Snow Daniel, 85, widow of William H. Daniel, Jr., died
      today, July 26, 2001, at Morningside Assisted Living in Georgetown,
      after an illness.
      Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, from Cedardale
      Cemetery. Interment will be directed by COX-COLLINS FUNERAL HOME.
      Visitation will be held at the home of Nancy and Bob Mottern, at 1375
      Horseshoe Road, Mullins, S.C., Friday, from 7 until 9 p.m. In lieu
      of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Hospice of Georgetown, 2591
      Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440 or to the Mullins First Baptist
      Church, P.O. Box 443, Mullins, S.C. 29574.

      BREIDENBACH, David
      Memorial services for David W. Breidenbach of Charleston who died on
      July 22, 2001, in Charleston will be held 3 p.m., Sunday in the
      Cathedral of Praise, 8137 Windsor Hill Blvd., Charleston.
      In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Breidenbach's memory may be
      made to the Cathedral Academy, 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road,
      Charleston, S.C. 29420.

      RAVENEL, Hattie
      Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Hattie P.
      Ravenel. Residence, 834 Prince John Drive, Charleston, S.C. The
      relatives and friends of Mrs. Hattie P. Ravenel, those of her
      children, Herbert Ravenel, Marie V. Simmons, Irene Bennett, Willis
      Ravenel, Beverly English and deceased child, Virgil Pinnacle,
      grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, are invited to attend
      her funeral service, Saturday, July 28, 2001, at 11 a.m., in Wesley
      United Methodist Church, Ladson, S.C. Interment will be in Cherry
      Hill Cemetery, Ladson. The family will receive friends at the
      Washington United Methodist Church, Monrovia Drive, Charleston, S.C.
      from 7 p.m. to 8 .m., Friday evening, July 27, 2001. Arrangements by
      HAMILTON'S FUNERAL HOME, Walterboro, S.C.

      BATCHELOR, JR., W.
      William M. Batchelor, Jr., 68, of Pinopolis, a retired office service
      manager with Albany International, died Tuesday at a Charleston
      hospital.
      The memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Friday, at Pinopolis United
      Methodist Church. Burial, directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL OF
      MONCKS CORNER, will be private. Mr. Batchelor was born January 2,
      1933, in Colerain, N.C., a son of William M. Batchelor, Sr., and
      Bettie Martin Batchelor. He was a member of Pinopolis United
      Methodist Church where he served on the Administrative Board. He was
      a North Carolina State University graduate. He was a mason, shriner
      and a past master of Berkeley Masonic Lodge #269 AFM. He was a U.S.
      Navy Veteran of the Korean War.
      Surviving are his wife, Maxine McRoy Batchelor of Pinopolis; son,
      Stephen Batchelor of Sumter; two daughters, Denise B. Collins of
      Wendall, N.C.; Michelle B. Howard of James Island; two brothers,
      Arnold Batchelor of Franklin, N.C.; Robert Batchelor of Tarboro,
      N.C.; five grandchildren, Kaitlyn Howard, Evan Howard, Keith Howard,
      Francesca Batchelor and William Batchelor. Memorials may be made to
      the Pinopolis United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Building Fund,
      P.O. Box 521, Pinopolis, S.C. 29469, or to the American Cancer
      Society, P.O. Box 312, Moncks Corner, S.C. 29461. Arrangements by
      RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, S.C.

      HENDERSON, Ralph
      Ralph "Buddy" Henderson, Jr., 65, of Charleston died Wednesday, July
      25, at his residence. Born in Charleston to the late Ralph Lloyd and
      Jessie McKay Henderson. Mr. Henderson retired from Carolina Crawler
      Equipment and attended Grace United Methodist Church. Mr. Henderson
      graduated from Carlisle Military School and attended Clemson
      University. He was a member of the Mariner Lodge #2 and Scottish
      Rite. He was also past director and member of the Temple staff of the
      Omar Shrine Temple (Mt. Pleasant). He was honored as an invited
      member of the Royal Order of the Jesters, the Hundred Million Dollar
      Club, and the Kachina Club. Mr. Henderson was also a member of the
      Lowcountry Bilken Club, Elks Club, and Charleston Rifle Club. He
      loved the Lowcountry, evidenced by his role in saving Alge Island and
      as a founding member of the Lowcountry Open Land Trust. He was an
      avid boater and fisherman along Lowcountry tidal creeks and rivers.
      He delighted in sharing his love of bluegrass music with others and
      loved to pick a guitar and sing with friends. Mr. Henderson is
      survived by his wife, Carolyn Walter Henderson, seven step-children,
      13 grandchildren, 11 nieces and nephews, a brother, Tommy F.
      Henderson of Lantana, Fla., and a sister, Dell Henderson Young of
      Lawrenceville, Ga. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday,
      July 28, at Grace United Methodist Church. Burial will be private. In
      lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to , Grace United
      Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenburg Blvd., Charleston, S.C. 29407,
      or the Carolina Children's Charity, 811 St. Andrews Blvd. 29407.
      CREMATION CENTER OF CHARLESTON, 11 Cunnington Ave., 722-2555, is
      serving the Henderson family.

      STROBEL, Dorothy
      The relatives and friends of Cdr. and Mrs. James W. Strobel are
      invited to attend her funeral services, Friday, July 27, 2001 at
      eleven o'clock in St. James Episcopal Church, James Island.
      Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Memorials may be made to Eric Wesley Flood Memorial Scholarship Fund,
      882 Boston Post Road, Rye, New York, 10580. Arrangements by J. HENRY
      STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

      KUGLEY, Eugene
      The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Earle Kugley are
      invited to attend the funeral services of the former, Friday at 12
      Noon in Citadel Square Baptist Church. Entombment: Carolina Memorial
      Gardens. Memorials may be made to Citadel Square Baptist Church, 328
      Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401. Arrangements by J.HENRY STUHR,
      INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

      PURCELL, Benjamin
      Entered into eternal rest on July 26, 2001, Benjamin Douglas Purcell,
      husband of Pauline Watkins Purcell. Residence, Charleston, SC. The
      relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Purcell are invited to
      attend the funeral services of the former in Westminster Presbyterian
      Church, Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2001 at Three O'clock.
      Interment, Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. HENRY
      STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Friday evening from Six until Seven-
      thirty O'clock. Mr. Purcell was born in Maxton, NC, the son of Ralph
      Lane Purcell and Jane McArthur Purcell. He was a member of
      Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was a retired retail salesman and
      regional manager for U.S. Plywood/Champion International. He was a
      graduate of Maxton High School. He attended Furman University
      Community College. He was a sergeant in the 101st Airborne Division
      during WWII. He was a member of Arion Association and the Washington
      Light Infantry.
      Surviving are two sons, Benjamin Douglas Purcell, Jr. of Greenville,
      SC; and David Lane Purcell of Charleston, SC; one sister, Patsy Lane
      Purcell Braddy of Council, NC; four grandchildren, Allison Marie
      Purcell, Lindsay Amanda Purcell, Dana Kathryn Purcell, and Thomas
      Walker Purcell. Mr. Purcell was preceded in death by a sister, Betty
      Jane Purcell Pearce. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
      Westminster Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 1157 Sam Rittenburg
      Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407, or a charity of ones choice.

      EADY, Pearl
      The relatives and friends of Mrs. Pearl B. Eady are invited to attend
      her funeral services on Saturday, July 28, 2001, 1pm at Central RMUE
      Church, 117 President Street Charleston, SC, Rev. Joseph E. Oliver,
      Pastor. Interment St. James United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Mrs. Eady is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Chisolm,
      grandchildren, Mrs. Sharon Washington (Arthur), Mrs. Carolyn Brown
      (Raymond), Mr. Paul Chisolm, Jr. (Karen) and Mrs. Pearl Smith
      (Randy), 12 greatgrandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, nieces,
      nephews, and other relatives and friends. Viewing for Mrs. Eady will
      be at WILLIAM M. SMITH MEMORIAL CHAPEL 2 Radcliffe Street,
      Charleston, SC on Friday, July 27, 2001 from 1:30-5:30 pm and at the
      church from 6-8 pm. The family will receive friends from 7-8 pm.
      Arrangements by WM.M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, INC. (843) 722-3676, 1/800
      924-5659 or E-mail memorial message at wmsbmc2@....

      CLARK, Phyllis
      Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of July 25, 2001, Phyllis
      Grainger Clark, wife of Robert Lee Clark. Residence, Adams Run, SC.
      The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark are invited to
      attend the funeral services of the latter in Hopewell Baptist Church,
      Saturday morning, July 28, 2001 at Ten O'clock. Interment, Hopewell
      Baptist Churchyard, Adams Run, SC. Friends may call at J. HENRY
      STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Friday evening from Six until Eight
      O'clock. Mrs. Clark was born in Charleston, SC, the daughter of
      Elmer Grainger and Margie Huggins McCrackin. She was a member of
      Hopewell Baptist Church.
      Surviving are her mother and step-father, Margie McCrackin and Fulton
      McCrackin both of Goose Creek, SC; her husband, Robert Clark of Adams
      Run, SC; one son, Robert Clark, Jr. of Adams Run, SC; two step-
      sisters, Sheree Burbage of Hanahan, SC and Reta Fay Jordan of
      Florence, SC; two step-brothers, Robert McCrackin of LA., and Roger
      McCrackin of North Charleston, SC; her grandmother, Ms. Retha
      Huggins. She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Grainger. In
      lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church,
      6896 Parkers Ferry Road, Adams Run, SC, 29426.

      WAY, Marion
      The relatives and friends of Marion Louise Clayton Way, widow of
      William Bowman Way, graveside service will be held Friday, July 27,
      2001, at 3 o'clock in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, S.C. In lieu
      of flowers, memorials may be made to Cherokee Place United Methodist
      Church, P.O. Box 70396, North Charleston, S.C. 29415-0396.
      Arrangements by: JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME 303 South Main Street,
      Summerville, South Carolina.

      NORRIS, Andre'
      The relatives and friends of Andre' Tracey Norris, thos of his
      parents, Mr. Aaron Norris, Jr., Anthony Norris, Antuan Norris,
      Armonti Norris, and Aamiee Norris, grandparents, Mrs. Elva Norris,
      Mrs. Melvina Rapley, and Mr. Francis Rapley; aunts and uncles are
      invited to attend his Home-Going Service 11:00 am Saturday, July 28,
      2001 in Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Sumter and Ashley Ave.
      Rev. C.K. Cuthbert pastor. Interment St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends
      may visit at the funeral home Friday 3:00 to 5:00 pm and at the
      church 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Christian Wake will begin at 7:00 pm.
      Funeral arrangements will be announced by DOROTHY'S HOME FOR FUNERALS.

      WASHINGTON, Maybell
      The relatives and friends of Mrs. Maybell S. Washington, those of her
      daugthers, Ms. Ruthalee Washington and Ms. Nicole Washington; sister
      Mrs. Mamie Green; nephew and nieces Mr. Robert Holland and Mrs.
      Cheryl Williams of Charleston, SC, Blondell Wigfall, Shekera Wigfall,
      and Evelyn Lyons all of Boston, MA, and stepson Jack Greene of Dale,
      SC are invited to attend her funeral service 11:00 am Saturday, July
      28, 2001 in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 120 Brigade St.
      Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit at the funeral
      home Friday 3:00 to 8:00 pm and with the family from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
      Funeral arrangements by DOROTHY'S HOME FOR FUNERALS.

      CANTY, Marthena
      Entered into eternal rest Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Mrs. Marthena L.
      Canty, formerly of 32 Warren St. She is the wife of the late Mr.
      Eugene Canty, Sr.; beloved mother of Mrs. Sylvia Gladden and Mr.
      Eugene Canty, Jr.; grandmother of Mr. Robert Gladden, Jr.
      (Elizabeth); great grandmother of Robert and William Gladden and
      Danielle and Jerrod Williams. Friends may visit at 1710 Rev. Parrish
      Williams Dr. (James Is.). Funeral arrangements will be announced by
      DOROTHY'S HOME FOR FUNERALS.

      MCCAULLEY, Myrtle
      The relatives and friends of Myrtle Thorpe McCaulley are invited to
      attend her memorial services Friday, July 27, 2001 at Twelve Noon in
      The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour. Burial will be held at a later
      date in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa. Friends may call
      at J. HENRY STUHR, INC. WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL. In lieu of flowers,
      memorials may be made to The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Johns
      Island, SC.

      VADEN, Charles
      The relatives and friends of Charles Bonneau Vaden are invited to
      attend his funeral service at 11 a.m., Friday, July 27, 2001, at the
      Graveside, Magnolia Cemetery. Please make memorial contributions to
      Make-A-Wish Foundation of S.C., 701 East Bay St., Charleston, S.C.
      29403, or Hospice of Charleston, Inc., 3896 Leeds Ave., North
      Charleston, S.C. 29405. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL
      HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY. 766-1365.

      MORGAN, Martha
      Martha Hamilton Morgan, widow of Elford Chapman Morgan, died at her
      home in Spartanburg, SC on July 16, 2001. A memorial service will be
      at 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2001, at First (Scots) Presbyterian
      Church, 53 Meeting Street, Charleston, with the family receiving
      visitors in Molly Wier Fellowship Hall immediately following the
      service. Dr. Daniel W. Massie, Pastor, will conduct the service.

      FARABOW, Mary
      Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of July 25, 2001, Mary
      Louise Botts Farabow, widow of Ford F. Farabow. Residence,
      Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her
      funeral services at the graveside in Live Oak Memorial Gardens,
      Saturday, July 28, 2001 at ten thirty o'clock. Friends may call at J.
      HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Friday evening between five and
      seven o'clock.
      Mrs. Farabow was born October 1, 1910 in Shelby, North Carolina, the
      daughter of Robert Lee Botts and Eunice Lucas Botts. She was a
      charter member and long time Sunday School teacher at James Island
      Baptist Church.
      She is survived by a son: Ford F. Farabow, Jr. of Potomac, Maryland;
      a daughter, Mary C. Farabow of Charleston, SC., six grandchildren and
      4 great-grandchildren.
      Memorials may be made to James Island Baptist Church, 2023 Wappoo
      Drive, James Island, SC 29412 or American Cancer Society, 5900 Core
      Road, Suite #504, North Charleston, SC 29406.
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        Charleston Post & Courier
        Obit Summaries

        CHARLESTON COUNTY
        ANDERSON, Melicent Olphin, of Charleston, widow of Leroy F. Anderson,
        died Wednesday. Arrangements by Fielding Funeral Home.
        BUTLER, Margie V., of Charleston, widow of Paul Butler, died
        Thursday. Arrangements by Dorothy's Funeral Home.
        HARDEGREE, Robert Frank, of Charleston, a retired Navy command master
        chief, retired employee with Charleston Rubber and Gasket Co. and
        husband of Jeanette Sprouse Hardegree, died Thursday. Arrangements by
        Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.
        HARRISON, Dorothy Messervy, of Mount Pleasant, a retired retail
        advertising sales employee with The Post and Courier and widow of
        Randolph C. Harrison, died Thursday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West
        Ashley Chapel of Charleston.
        JENKINS, Lillian, of Charles-ton died Thursday. Arrangements by
        Fielding Funeral Home.
        MEGGETT, Bernice, of Edisto Island, wife of George Meggett, died
        Thursday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home of Charleston.
        POOSER, Mary Bolchoz, of Mount Pleasant, widow of Raphael P. Pooser,
        died Thursday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith Funeral Home of
        Charleston.
        THOMAS, Joan Frances, of Charleston died Thursday. Arrangements by
        Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.
        WILDER, Margaret, of Charleston died Wednesday. Arrangements by Smith-
        McNeal Funeral Home.

        COLLETON COUNTY
        FARMER, Archie, of Cottageville died Wednesday. Arrangements by Mungo
        Funeral Home of Walterboro.

        DORCHESTER COUNTY
        SCHAFER, Elizabeth, 86, of Ridgeville, a homemaker and widow of
        Robert Schafer, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dyal Funeral Home of
        Summerville.

        GEORGETOWN COUNTY
        ROBERSON, E. Norwood, 74, of Georgetown, an Army veteran, a retired
        mail carrier with the Postal Service and husband of Betty Shuford
        Roberson, died Thursday. Arrangements by Mayer Funeral Home.

        ELSEWHERE
        BARKER, Frances Ruth Lewis, 83, of Columbia, widow of Fred E. Barker,
        died Thursday. Arrangements by Dunbar's Devine Street Chapel.
        BOZARD, Sallie Ruth, 82, of Vance, a retired seamstress, died
        Wednesday. Arrangements by Avinger Funeral Home of Holly Hill.
        BRITTON, G. Ellison, 30, of Holly Hill, a heavy equipment operator
        and husband of Karie Rhodes Britton, died Wednesday. Arrangements by
        Avinger Funeral Home.
        CAMERON, William Mack, 67, of Florence, husband of Hallene H.
        Cameron, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Waters-Powell Funeral Home.
        CLARK, William Edward, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Manning,
        S.C., a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, retired with the Air
        Force Civil Service and husband of Helen Bodenheimer Clark, died
        Monday. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home of Manning.
        DEAN-BURNETT, Kathrine Goethe, 73, of Savannah, a real estate
        developer, widow of Julian Dean and wife of Robert Burnett, died
        Wednesday. Arrangements by Sauls Funeral Home of Ridgeland, S.C.
        MYERS, Inez, of Harrisburg, Pa., died Monday. Arrangements by Glover
        Funeral Home of Summerville, S.C.
        RHODES, Jean Harvey, 87, of Orangeburg, first married to the late
        Watts B. Stroman, then to the late Robert H. Jennings Jr. and widow
        of Mercer G. Rhodes, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dukes-Harley
        Funeral Home.
        STOKES, Joe Carroll, 71, of Rocky Mount, N.C., a Navy veteran, died
        Wednesday. Arrangements by Bowling Funeral Home.
        WATSON, Donald Booth, 71, of Myrtle Beach, an Army veteran, owner of
        tobacco warehouses in North Carolina and Kentucky, a real estate
        developer and husband of Jeanne Smith Watson, died Thursday.
        Arrangements by Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris.
        Obit Details

        LIVINGSTON, Pamela
        WALTERBORO - Mrs. Pamela Kay Perritte Livingston, 45, of Hickory
        Street, Walterboro, died Tuesday evening, April 20, 2004 at her
        residence. Funeral services will be held at three o'clock Sunday,
        April 25, 2004, from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
        1035 Dandridge Road, Walterboro. Entombment will follow in Dorchester
        Memory Gardens Mausoleum, 11000 Dorchester Road, Summerville. Mrs.
        Livingston was born December 29, 1958 in Summerville, South Carolina
        and was a daughter of Mrs. Viola Faulling Colson and the late Mr.
        Asbury Perritte. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Latter
        Day Saints where she was a member of the Relief Society.
        Surviving are her husband, Duane Edward Livingston; her mother, Viola
        Faulling Colson and her step-father, Levy Colson of Walterboro; two
        brothers, Larry A. Perritte of Walterboro and Charles P. Perritte of
        St. Stephens; four sisters, Tammy Jackson, Chrissy Miller, Jody
        Minchew, and Jackelyn Hilburn all of Loris; a step-brother, Gene
        Colson of Charleston and a step-sister, Joyce Polk of Beaufort. Also
        surviving are several nieces and nephews. Flowers will be accepted or
        the family has suggested memorial contributions be directed in her
        memory to The American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Dr.,
        Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29204. Family and friends may call Saturday
        evening from 6:00 until 8:00 at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL
        HOMES, Walterboro Chapel, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro. 843-538-
        5408.

        MARTENS, JR., William
        The relatives and friends of William, Doc Edward Martens, Jr. are
        invited to attend his funeral services at eleven o clock Saturday,
        April 24, 2004, at the graveside in Bethany Cemetery. Memorials may
        be made to Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church, 754 Rutledge
        Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC.,
        DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

        GRIMSLEY, SR., Richard
        The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Grimsley are
        invited to attend the funeral services of the former at Cokesbury
        United Methodist Church, 4990 Dorchester Rd. North Charleston, SC .
        (this) Friday April 23, 2004, at ten thirty o clock. Interment will
        follow in Cottageville Cemetery, Cottageville, S.C. Friends may call
        at J. HENRY STUHR INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL, (2119 Dorchester Rd. North
        Charleston. Flowers will be accepted or Memorials may be made to
        Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 4990 Dorchester Road, North
        Charleston, 29418. A written memorial message may be written to the
        family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.

        HARDEGREE, Robert
        Entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2004, Robert Frank Hardegree,
        husband of Jeanette Sprouse Hardegree. Residence, Charleston, SC. The
        relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frank Hardegree are
        invited to attend the funeral services of the former in J. HENRY
        STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Sunday, April 25, 2004 at One -
        thirty O'clock. Interment, Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may
        call at STUHR'S WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Saturday from Five until Seven
        O'clock. Robert was born in Ashland, Alabama, November 20, 1938, the
        son of Ernest Eugene Hardegree and Thelma Pitts Hardegree. He was
        retired from the US Navy as a Command Master Chief and retired from
        Charleston Rubber and Gasket Company.
        A lover of nature and a friend to all, he is survived by his wife of
        Charleston, SC; 4 daughters- Kathleen Hall Varn and her husband Steve
        of Charleston, SC, Kerry Lee Schwach and her husband Ernest of St.
        Mary's, GA, Kristy Hall of St. Mary's GA., and Melody Knight and her
        husband David of Oldsmar, FL, 2 brothers- John Hardegree of CA and
        Lamar Hardegree of AL; 2 sisters- Sara Mulkey and Helen Haygood both
        of Limeville, AL.; 7 grandchildren- Chana Alvord, Mandy Talbert, Seth
        Hughes, Andrew Knight, Chip Schwach, Christian Knight, and Kaylee
        Knight; 1 great grandchild- Tyler Talbert. In lieu of flowers,
        memorials may be made to Pet Helpers, 1430 Folly Road, James Island,
        SC 29412.

        HARRISON, Dorothy
        Entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2004, Dorothy Messervy
        Harrison, widow of Randolph Cromwell Harrison. Residence, Mt.
        Pleasant, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her
        graveside funeral services in Christ - St. Paul's Episcopal
        Churchyard, 4981 Chapel Road, Yonges Island, SC, Saturday, April 24,
        2004 at Eleven O'clock. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC.,
        WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL Friday evening from Six until Eight O'clock. Mrs.
        Harrison was born in Meggett, SC, June 28, 1916, the daughter of the
        late Thomas W. Messervy and the late Martha Beiling Messervy. She
        graduated from St. Paul's High School. married, and was later
        employed by the Charleston Post and Courier for 28 years in the
        Retail Advertising Sales Department until her retirement. "Dee Dee",
        as she was often referred to by her family, was preceded in death by
        her husband and her eldest daughter, Mary Lee Harrison Yielding, her
        parents-Thomas William Messervy and Martha Beiling Messervy, and her
        siblings, Bessie Messervy, Luder Messervy, Lucius Messervy, Mattie
        Britt, Thomas Messervy, and Ed Messervy.
        She is survived by her sisters- Addie Messervy Bair and Hilmer
        Messervy Bair both of Meggett, SC; her son- Randolph Cromwell.
        Harrison, Jr. and his wife Leita of Charleston, SC; her daughter-
        Dorothy Harrison Jones of High Point, NC; son-in-law, Jack Yielding
        of Charleston, SC; her grandchildren- Kathy Yielding Petty, Deana
        Yielding Riley, Shannon Yielding Palmer, Scott Harrison Yielding,
        Randolph Cromwell Harrison, III, LeAnne Harrison Murray, Elizabeth
        Jones Shuler, English Carolina Jones Brown, and Darby Jones Howell;
        17 great grandchildren. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be
        made to Lowcountry Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 80459,
        Charleston, SC 29416-0459.

        DURHAM-STRICKLAND
        WALTERBORO - The relatives and friends of Ms. Jessica Durham-
        Strickland of Calabash Creek Lane, Walterboro are invited to attend
        her funeral services this Friday afternoon, April 23, 2004 at four
        o'clock at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home Chapel,
        Walterboro. Interment will follow in Durham Family Cemetery, 6511 Can
        City Road, Smoaks. Arrangements by THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS
        FUNERAL HOMES, Walterboro Chapel, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro. 843-
        538-5408.

        BARKER, Frances
        COLUMBIA - Graveside service for Frances Ruth Lewis Barker, 83, will
        be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Woodridge Memorial Park. Memorials may
        be made to the Alzheimer s Foundation, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, S.C.
        20202. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the
        family. Mrs. Barker, wife of the late Fred E. Barker, U.S. Navy
        (Ret), died Thursday, April 22, 2004. Born in Beaufort County, N.C.,
        she was a daughter of the late John Lewis and Etha Linda Clark Lewis
        Hardy.
        She is survived by daughter, Marci B. Andino of Columbia;
        grandchildren, Lauren Ashley Andino and Michael Chase Andino, both of
        Columbia; son-in-law, Jason Andino of Columbia; sisters, Victoria
        Mills of Vanceboro, N.C., Amanda Dixon of Chocowinity, N. C.; Rose
        Lewis of Washington, N.C. Mae Smith of Washington, N.C. and Retha
        Gorham of Virginia Beach, Va.; and brother, Raymond Hardy of
        Washington, N.C.

        BOZARD, Sallie
        VANCE - Sallie Ruth Bozard, 82, of 2276 Vance Road, Vance, died
        Wednesday, April 21, 2004 in a North Charleston hospital. Funeral
        services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Beulah Baptist Church,
        Rev. Terry Hires officiating. Burial will follow in the church
        cemetery. Ms. Bozard was born in Dorchester County, a daughter of the
        late Edward Washington Bozard and Henretta Weeks Bozard. She was a
        retired seamstress and a member of Beulah Baptist Church.
        Surviving are a son, David "Buddy" (Candi) Bozard of Eutawville;
        grandchildren, Tammy (Tracy) Grooms of Summerville and David Lacey
        (Stellyn) Bozard of Eutawville; foster-son, Clint Myers of
        Orangeburg; and four great-grandchildren. Friends may call Avinger
        Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday. Memorials may be made to
        Beulah Baptist Church, c/o Benny McAlhany, 269 Beulah Church Road,
        Branchville, SC 29432.

        BRITTON, G. Ellison
        HOLLY HILL - G. Ellison Britton, 30, of 2240 Unity Road, Holly Hill,
        died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, near his home in Holly Hill from
        injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will
        be 2 p.m., Saturday, at Grace Family Worship Center in Ladson. Burial
        will follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens. A native of Holly Hill he
        was the son of Charles F. Britton and Cheryl K. Britton and a heavy
        equipment operator.
        Surviving are his wife, Karie Rhodes Britton of Holly Hill; mother of
        Holly Hill; father of Butler, Ky.; sons, Evan Ellison Britton and
        Harmon William Britton both of Holly Hill; sister, Christine B.
        Varner of Holly Hill; brother, Brian D. Britton of Holly Hill; two
        nieces and two nephews. Friends may call at AVINGER FUNERAL HOME from
        6 to 8 p.m., Friday, and other times at home of Brian Britton.

        COAKLEY, Robert
        Funeral services for Robert Bell Coakley, 49, who died Sunday, April
        18, 2004 will be held at 11 a.m., today, Friday, April 23, 2004 in
        the chapel of MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Downtown Chapel, 150
        Wentworth St. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.
        Condolences may be sent via www.mcalister-smith.com.

        STOKES, Joe
        Joe Carroll Stokes, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2004. Born
        December 5, 1932, in Camden, S.C., he was the son of the late Robert
        Lee Stokes and Jennie Moss Marshall Stokes. Joe proudly served in the
        US Navy during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by a brother,
        Robert Lee Stokes; and three sisters, Virginia Marie Parker, Flora
        Parker and Iva Pendleton.
        He leaves to cherish his memory, a daughter, Catherine Marie Mitchell
        and husband, Darrell Raymond Mitchell of Summerville, S.C.; two sons,
        David Carroll Stokes of Summerville, S.C., and Jeffrey Lee Stokes of
        Ft. Campbell, Ky.; two sisters, Doris Motley and husband, William of
        Charleston, S.C., and Bernice Folsom of Columbia, S.C.; four
        grandchildren, Robert Wayne Suiter, Jr., and wife, Samantha, Jennifer
        Leigh Suiter, Lee Stokes, and Michael J. Stokes; and a very special
        friend, Anne Chipps of Rocky Mount. The family will receive friends,
        Friday, April 23, 2004, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Bowling Funeral
        Home. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 24, 2004, at 2
        p.m., in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Dr. Carlton McKita
        officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to BOWLING FUNERAL HOME &
        CREMATORY, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804.

        THOMAS, Joan
        Entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2004, Joan Frances Thomas.
        Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to
        attend her graveside funeral services in Memorial Shrine Cemetery,
        Caberton, PA, Saturday, April 24, 2004 at Two O'clock. Arrangements
        by J. HENRY STUHR'S INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL. Joan was born in
        Pittston, PA., July 16, 1934, the daughter of John Thomas and Frances
        Louise Thomas Strazdus. She was a Methodist.
        Surviving are her brother- Roy Allen Thomas of Walterboro, SC ; her
        sister- Jacqueline Troy of Harding, PA; several nieces and nephews.
        In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney
        Foundation of SC, 5000 Thurmond Mall, Suite 106, Columbia, SC 29201.

        WALLIS, David
        David Turner Wallis, 43, passed away peacefully Saturday morning,
        April 17, 2004. David was born July 23, 1960, in Youngstown, Ohio,
        the youngest of three children. When he was five, his family moved to
        Hudson, Ohio, where David grew up and graduated from Western Reserve
        Academy in 1978. He attended Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama) and
        University of Akron (Akron, Ohio), where he earned a degree in
        Finance, and later obtained a degree in Architecture from Kent State
        University (Kent, Ohio). When his family relocated to South Carolina,
        he became involved with local faith-based community outreach
        programs, including Agape Ministries of Charleston. Agape Ministries
        is an umbrella for several non-profit, grass-roots organizations that
        provide educational, financial, legal, occupational, and social
        services. David served on the board of directors of R.E.S.T.O.R.E.
        (Restore, Encourage, Stabilize, Transform, Observe, Revitalize,
        Educate), Inc. David attended St. Luke s Church (Akron, Ohio), Agape
        Inner City Christian Assembly (Charleston, South Carolina), and St.
        Andrew s Church (Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina). David was
        accomplished in sailing, lacrosse, music, and the fine arts.
        David is survived by his parents Richard and Judith Wallis of Akron,
        Ohio; his wife Sharon of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; his children
        Christopher and Audrey of Wadsworth, Ohio, and Brian and Elizabeth of
        Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; his sister Susan Wallis Smith and her
        husband Rusty of Tarpon Springs, Florida; his brother Richard C.
        Wallis Jr. and his wife Carol of Jacksonville, Florida; and many
        nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1:00P.M.
        Saturday, April 24, 2004 at Agape Inner City Christian Assembly, 727
        East Bay St., Charleston, with Dr. Dallas H. Wilson, Jr. ThD
        officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of
        David T. Wallis to: My Sister s House, P.O. Box 5341, N. Charleston,
        South Carolina 29405, (843) 747-4069. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith
        Funeral Home, 150 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC 29401. Condolences
        may be sent via www.mcalister-smith.com.

        PETERS, Eugene
        NORWAY - The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Eugene
        Peters of Norway, formally of Ehrhardt, are invited to attend the
        funeral services of the former at eleven o'clock, Saturday, April 24,
        2004 at Ehrhardt Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Ehrhardt
        Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 6:00 until 8:00 Friday
        evening at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, Ehrhardt-
        Bamberg Chapel, 215 Lowcountry Highway, Ehrhardt. 803-267-1971.

        PICKLES, Sidney
        The relatives and friends of Sidney R. Pickles, husband of Laura J.
        Pickles, are invited to attend his funeral service this morning at 11
        o'clock at Faith Baptist Church, Summerville. A graveside funeral
        service will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2004 at 2 o'clock at Pisgah
        Cemetery in Perry, Florida. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
        to Faith Baptist Church, 139 Faith Lane, Summerville. Arrangements by
        JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 South Main Street, Summerville, South
        Carolina.

        RHODES, Jean
        ORANGEBURG - Mrs. Jean Harvey Rhodes of 2004 Broughton St died
        Thursday morning at her residence. She was 87. Funeral service will
        take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 25, 2004 at the Episcopal Church
        of Redeemer with Father Jim Law officiating. Interment will be at
        Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Rhodes was born on June 23, 1916 a
        daughter of the late Eugene Carlisle Harvey and Nona Way Harvey. She
        was a graduate of Converse College and was a member of Episcopal
        Church of Redeemer. Mrs. Rhodes received the Governor's Award in 2001
        as Mentor of the year by Gov. Hodges for her work at Mellichamp
        Elementary School. She was first married to the late Watts Bannister
        Stroman and later to Robert Hastings Jennings, Jr. and was the widow
        of Mercer Given Rhodes.
        Survivors include a son, Watts B. Stroman of Pawley's Island, SC; two
        daughters, Jean Fances Stroman of Atlanta, GA and Nonie Stroman Baker
        of Eaglesmere, PA; 2 step-sons, Robert H. Jennings, III of Orangeburg
        and mercer Given Rhodes, Jr. of Seattle, WA. Also surviving Mrs.
        Rhodes are 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The family
        will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the residence, 2004
        Broughton St. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The
        Episcopal Church of Redeemer, 1606 Russell St., Orangeburg, SC 29115;
        Mellichamp Elementary School, 350 Murray Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115 or
        to a charity of your choice. DUKES-HARLEY FUNERAL HOME is servicing
        the family.

        ROBERSON, E. Norwood
        GEORGETOWN - E. Norwood Roberson, 74, died Thursday, April 22, 2004,
        at his residence. Mr. Roberson was born in McClellanville on July 1,
        1929, a son of the late Charles Wesley Roberson and Phenie Jacobs
        Roberson Turner. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah
        High School. Mr. Roberson served in the Army during the Korean
        Conflict. He was a rural mail carrier and retired from the U. S.
        Postal Service in 1984. Mr. Roberson was an active member of Duncan
        Memorial United Methodist Church. He served his church in a number of
        capacities including head usher, Commission on Worship member, and
        Administrative Board member. Mr. Roberson was formerly active in the
        Youth Recreation Department of Georgetown and a former Jaycee.
        Surviving are: his wife, Betty Shuford Roberson of Georgetown; a son,
        Ernest N. Woody Roberson, Jr. and his wife Vickie of Summerville; two
        daughters, Kimberly Roberson of Columbia and Butler R. Mappus and her
        husband Dick of Charleston; and eight grandchildren. Mr. Roberson was
        predeceased by a son, Charles Shuford Roberson. Funeral services will
        be eleven o clock Saturday morning, April 24, 2004, at Duncan
        Memorial United Methodist Church. Officiating will be the Rev.
        Phillip C. Thrailkill. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The
        family will receive friends at the GEORGETOWN CHAPEL OF MAYER FUNERAL
        HOME from six until eight Friday evening, April 23, 2004. Memorial
        may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St.,
        Georgetown, S. C. 29440 or Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church,
        901 Highmarket St., Georgetown, S. C. 29940.
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