Willie Mae Riley Rouse
Willie Mae Riley Rouse, 79, of Williamsburg Street, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at the Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, Aiken.
James D. Aaron II
James Devon Aaron II, 26, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery in California. Survivors include Christina, James, Austin, Christopher and Sharon Aaron; Scott, Amanda, Stephen, Jennifer, John P., Steve and Rebecca Clarey; Herbert and Randy Snelling; Steven, Judy, Peggy and Devon Aaron; Bob and Linda Moy; John and Annette Eugenis; Jan Baughman; and Christopher Gallello.
Folk Funeral Home, Williston.
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Edward "Pete'' Carter, of 155-02 90th Ave., Jamaica, N.Y., died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica. Funeral arrangements will be announced.
Paul Lane Funeral Home, Jamaica, is in charge of arrangements.
Miller's Funeral Home, Aiken, is in charge of local arrangements.
Michel de Pujo
Michel de Pujo, 74, of 1012 Kerr Drive, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shellhouse Funeral Home.
A native of Tarbes, France, Mr. de Pujo graduated from L'Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris in 1952. In 1974, he joined J.B. Martin of Leesville as a vice president of research and development and moved to Aiken with his wife and two younger children. Mr. de Pujo enjoyed a career of 19 years with J.B. Martin while he and his family enjoyed a uniquely Franco-American life. He served as president of the Alliance Francaise of Aiken and belonged to the Academy of Lifelong Learning of USC Aiken. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Jeannine.
Survivors include his daughter and her husband, Anne and Patrick Masterson of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sons, Patrick de Pujo of Versailles, France and Frederic de Pujo of Raleigh, N.C.; one sister and her husband, Monique and Claude Chambon of Le Chesnay, France; half brother, Jean-Pierre Valens; three grandchildren, Christophe, Caroline and Thomas de Pujo; uncle, Luis de Cuadra of Paris, France; and many nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his precise manner, keen intellect, wry humor and his abiding devotion to his wife and family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the S.C. Wildlife Federation, 2711 Middleburg Drive, No. 104, Columbia 29204.
Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken.
Joshua D. Harp
Joshua DeWayne Harp, 21, of 2106 Cullum Trail Road, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, in Augusta.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Rivers Funeral Home.
Survivors include his parents, Keith D. and Tina Cook Harp of Aiken; one sister, Nikki Harp of Aiken; paternal grandmother, Peggy Harp of Aiken; maternal grandfather, Delano Cook of Aiken; and maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Clyde and Dorothy Condrey of Trenton. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harold Harp.
Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Road, Aiken.
Frances J. Hood
COLUMBIA - Graveside services for Frances J. Harris Hood, of Columbia, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Village Memorial Gardens. A native of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Hood was a daughter of the late Javen B. and Nellie G. Harris. She was a member of Oakhill Baptist Church in New Ellenton.
Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Powers Husk of Tallahassee, Fla., and Katherina Tool of Warrenville; three grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Trezevant Funeral Home, Columbia.
Robert Moore Sr.
Robert Moore Sr., of 630 Vincent Ave., Aiken, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Evening Light Church of God, Graniteville, with the Rev. Leroy Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church from 1-3 p.m.
The funeral cortege will leave the residence at 2:15 p.m.
Cheatham Funeral Home, Langley.
Juanita D. Peterson
NORTH AUGUSTA - Juanita Devore Peterson, of North Augusta, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Clearwater, with the Revs. William Brown and John Bolin officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.
A native and lifelong residence of Clearwater, Mrs. Peterson was a daughter of the late James Evin and Eunice Wooten Devore. She was a retired supervisor with Homestead Draperies. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clearwater, where she was a member of the Kingdom Seekers Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Berry Benson Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna P. Harris and son-in-law, John H. Harris of North Augusta; two sons, Richard Evin Peterson and daughter-in-law, Dianne H. Peterson of Evans, Ga., and John Monroe Peterson of Clarks Hill; seven grandchildren, Kenneth R. Harris, Keith R. Harris, Marcus A. Peterson, Jennifer Marie Peterson, James Monroe Peterson, Jessie Michael Peterson and April Virginia Peterson; a foster grandson, Vincent J. DeRemigio; eight great-grandchildren; and two foster great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Alton Wilson, Michael Beard, Dickie Beard, Kevin Gillian and Carl Lowe. Honorary pallbearers will be members of her Sunday school class and United Daughters of Confederacy.
Memorials may be made to the church, P.O. Box 610, Clearwater 29822.
Friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Donna P. Harris, 2127 Howard Mill Road, North Augusta, or from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Graniteville.
Julius E. Rhoden
CLEARWATER - Julius E. Rhoden, of Clearwater, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Napier Funeral Home, with Rev. Louis Swanson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bath. A native and livelong resident of Bath, Mr. Rhoden was a son of the late James P. and Omie Lee Moody Rhoden. He was retired from United Merchants, Seminole Division, and was also retired as water commissioner for Clearwater. He was the fire chief for Clearwater for 28 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Rhoden was a member of Woodridge Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Birdie Lee Busbee Rhoden.
Survivors include one son, Julius F. Rhoden of North Augusta; one daughter, Alice R. Clemmons of North Augusta; one brother, Otis T. Rhoden of Langley; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Edwin Hutto, Robert Clemmons Jr., Danny Boyd Sr., Danny Boyd Jr., Sammy Robinson, Steve Boyd Jr. and Stacy Rhoden. Friends may call at the residence of his son, 212 Old Chavous Road, North Augusta, or from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Graniteville.
Pamela Lynn Roberts
SOUTH ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Pamela Lynn Stanford Roberts, 29, of South Zanesville, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at William Thompson & Son Funeral Home, White Cottage. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Born March 30, 1973, in Augusta, Ga., she graduated from Maysville High School and was employed as a sales clerk at Coconis Furniture. She formerly worked for seven years at Sears Portrait Studio. She was a homecoming attendant and a Sweetheart attendant at Maysville High School. She was an avid angel collector and was a loving and caring mother. She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Ross and Josephine Sweat; a grandfather, Frank Oliver Thompson Sr.; a grandmother, Bettye O'Steen; and an uncle, Frank Oliver Thompson Jr.
Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Donna and Bob Barker of South Zanesville; her father and stepmother, Gregory and Delena Stanford of Aiken; two sons, John Tyler "J.T.'' Roberts, age 11, and Chase Andrew Roberts, age 4, both of South Zanesville; two sisters, Wanda Stanford of Zanesville and Crystal Thomas of South Zanesville; two stepsisters, Tricia and Tiffany Barker of Dayton; grandparents, Barbara and James Wilson of Zanesville, Albert T. and Dorothy Stanford of Aiken; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; her former husband and friend, John E. Roberts;
father-in-law, John A. Roberts; a sister-in-law, Amy Huber, all of South Zanesville; and a special friend, Brady Hittle.
Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of her sons, J.T. and Chase at First Federal Savings & Loan.
William Thompson & Son Funeral Home, 5765 Gladstone Drive, White Cottage.
NEW ELLENTON - Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Melba Bolt will be held Friday, May 24, 2002 at 2:00 pm at St. Paul United
Methodist Church Cemetery, New Ellenton, with Rev. Randy Taylor officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 23, 2002 from 6-8 PM at George Funeral Homes, Southside Chapel, 3175 Whiskey Rd., Aiken.
Pallbearers will be B.J. Bolt, Shawn Bolt, Dylan Bolt, T.C. Bolt, Van Oakley and Perry Oakley.
Mrs. Bolt, 72, of New Ellenton, SC, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Aiken.
A daughter of the late Alvin D. & Estelee (Scott) Shearer, she was born and had lived in Anderson, SC before coming to New Ellenton, SC, in 1953. She was a retired telephone operator for DuPont at the SRS. She was member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, New Ellenton, She
was a Past Matron of The Order of The Eastern Star, New Ellenton and was also a member of the Ladies of The Nobles of the Aiken County Shriners Club.
She is survived by her husband, C.H. "Red" Bolt, New Ellenton,; three sons, Scotty, William R. and Tony C. Bolt, all of Aiken; a daughter, Becky Dinkins, Lexington, SC; and a sister, Audrey S. Turner, Anderson, SC. Mrs. Bolt is also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church Building Fund, 600 Main St. New Ellenton, SC 29809
Visit www.georgefuneralhomes.com to view the complete obituary and sign the online memorial guest register.
George Funeral Homes, Inc., Southside Chapel, 3175 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
Walter S. Burnette
GLOVERVILLE - Walter S. "Tickle'' Burnette died Tuesday, May 21, 2002.
Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. today in Sunset Memory Gardens. Father John Lawlor will officiate.
A native of Edgefield, Mr. Burnette was a son of the late James and Nellie Mae Talbert Burnette. He retired from the Aiken County Board of Education as a janitor. He was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, Gloverville.
Surviving is his brother, Louis Burnette of Clearwater.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Friends may call today from 3 p.m. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.
Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Highway 1, Langley.
BATH - Lonnie Free died Tuesday, May 21, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hatcher Funeral Home. The Rev. Joel Mundy will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
A native of Aiken County, Mr. Free was a son of the late Dave and Nora Blackmon Free. He was a self-employed auto mechanic for 50 years.
Survivors include one daughter, Gail Holley of Bath; two sons, O'Neal Free of Burnettown and Eugene Free of Bath; one brother, Rozella Little and Lucille Moody, both of Bath; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Henry Little, Eddie Little, Jimmy Free, J.E. Free and Clyde Jones.
Friends may call today from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Highway 1, Langley.
James Ronald Horne
RIDGE SPRING - James Ronald Horne, 98, of 117 Ridgewood Farm Road, died Monday, May 20, 2002, at Aiken Regional Medical
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Johnston. The Rev. Chris Fischer will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Spring Cemetery.
Mr. Horne was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He worked for the S.C. Highway Department. He was also a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elise Franklin Herlong Horne; one son, James Ronald Horne Jr. of Ridge Spring; one stepdaughter, Sylvia Kelly-Stone of Ridge Spring; one stepson, Franklin Herlong; one granddaughter, Jenna Horne; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1186 Mt. Calvary Church Road, Johnston, S.C., 29832 or to the Ridge Spring Cemetery Fund.
Friends may call today from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home or at the residence.
Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken.