Bettye Cowart Works, retired jewelry manager
Bettye Cowart Works died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home. The Revs. Jeff Hines and Robert Driggers will officiate.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Works was a native of Davisboro. She was a retired jewelry manager.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a member of Keenagers and Philathia Sunday school class.
Surviving are two sons, Denny E. Works and Billy J. Works; two daughters, Pamela W. Joyner and Penny M. Works-Moore; a brother, Wayne Cowart, Thomson; two sisters, Bobbie Shuster, Las Vegas, Nev., and Jeanette Berger, Chicago; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Bobbie Bates, Keith Cawthon, Ron Cawthon, Steve Cawthon, Emmett McClellan and Joe Savage.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Leatha J. Burgess Williams, restaurant manager
WAGENER - Leatha Jeffcoat Burgess Williams died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Mrs. Williams, 86, resided at 217 Railroad Ave.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Saron Baptist Church, Wagener. The Rev. Michael McClain will officiate. Burial will be in Union Hill Church Cemetery, Salley.
A native of Wagener, Ms. Williams was a daughter of the late Clarence and Easter Tyler Jeffcoat. She was a restaurant manager.
She was a member of Saron Baptist Church, where she served on the usher board and the founder of the Junior Ushers Board. She was also a member of the Union Progress Society and Zion Sons and Daughters Benevolent Society.
Surviving are a godchild, Gregory Peterson, Leesville; and two cousins, Gladys Gardener, Miami, Fla., and Lola Cannon Sanders, Windsor.
Pallbearers will be former junior ushers.
Friends may call from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday at J. H. Robinson Funeral Home, Wagener.
Bert Vandervliet, retired tax economist
Bert Vandervliet died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Eden Gardens, 1385 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken.
Mr. Vandervliet, 92, resided at 1385 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at St. John's United Methodist Church. The Rev. Sheila Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Southlawn Cemetery.
A native of Danforth, Ill., Mr. Vandervliet was a son of the late Meno and Lena Krae Vandervliet. He was a retired tax economist. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy L. Fuller Vandervliet; a son, Dr. Stephen K. Vandervliet, Aiken; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Peter M. Grady, Brian Vandervliet, Jeremy Stratton and the Rev. Carl Schroeder.
Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St., Aiken, S.C. 29801, or to the American Heart Association, 1003 Hammond Road, Aiken, S.C. 29803.
Friends may call after the service Friday at the church.
Imagean Lawson Snipes
Funeral services for Imagean Lawson Snipes will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church.
The Rev. William E. Swink will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Snipes, 77, of 592 Beaver Dam Road, Aiken, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Snipes, Avery Snipes Jr., Richard Lawson, Mackey Snipes, Davis Snipes and Edward Snipes. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Snipes, David Williams, William Steedley, Vence Hicks, Donnie Gregg and Drew Slayton.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, S.C. 29204.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at Shellhouse Funeral Home.
WILLISTON - Otis Hankerson, 90, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2001, at Silver Springs Health Care Center, Williston.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Saint Peter Baptist Church, Elko. The Rev. A. C. Settles will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Hankerson was a son of the late Mrs. Idella Walker Corbitt.
He was a lifetime member of St. Peter Baptist Church. Surviving are two brothers, Joseph Corbitt, Cleveland, Ohio, and Robert Hankerson, Williston; and two sisters, Mary C. Moore, Williston, and Zady L. Hampton, Augusta. Friends may call at the residence of his sister, Mary C. Moore, 906 Elko St., Williston, or from 6-8 p.m. today at Green's Funeral Home, Blackville.
Eugene M. Lockhart
Eugene M. Lockhart died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at Shadow Oaks Assisted Living Facility.
Mr. Lockhart, 83, resided in Aiken. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rivers Funeral Home.
Surviving are his widow, Eleanor J. Lockhart; a son, James K. Lockhart, Aiken; two daughters, Martha Lockhart Kehm, St. Petersburg, Fla., Kathleen Lockhart Tew, Louisville, Tex.; a brother, John Lockhart, Mt. Airy, N.C.; a sister, Ann Borden, Danville, Va.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 267 Laurens St., SW, Aiken, S.C. 29801 or to the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., Aiken, S.C. 29801.
WILLISTON - Funeral arrangements for Leroy Walker will be announced by Simmons Funeral Home, Williston.
Mr. Walker, 82, of 11 Roy St., died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at Barnwell County Hospital.
Friends may call at the residence of his sister, Josephine Brown, 11 Roy St., or at the funeral home.
George Bowers Toulmin, retired foreign service officer
George Bowers Toulmin died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Mr. Toulmin, 84, resided in Aiken.
Funeral services will be private.
A native of Toulminville, Ala., Mr. Toulmin was a son of Lyman D. and Bessie G. Stein Toulmin. He was a retired foreign service officer of the United States and a college professor.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as an intelligence officer during World War II. He also an official of the U.S. State Department, including service at posts in new Delhi, Nigeria, Paris and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, having received bachelor's and master's degrees in public administration.
He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth Eade; a brother, Ashby H. Toulmin, Dallas, Tex.; and a sister, Bessie T. Goudelock, Mobile, Ala.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, S.C. 29202.
Rivers Funeral Home, Aiken, is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Charles Czagas were held in New Jersey with burial in Lodi Cemetery, Lodi, N.J.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Aiken.
The Rev. Calvin Vick will officiate.
Mr. Czagas, 87, of Aiken, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
George Funeral Homes, Downtown, is in charge of local arrangements.
WILLISTON - Funeral arrangements for Samuel Simmons will be announced by Simmons Funeral Home, Williston.
Mr. Simmons, 87, of 361 Pearl Lane, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Friends may call at the residence or the funeral home.
Willie James Smith
RIDGE SPRING - Funeral arrangements for Willie James Smith will be announced by Davis Funeral Home, Ridge Spring.
Mr. Smith, of 119 Williams St., died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at his residence.
T.H. 'Termite' Payne Jr., Olin Chemical Co. retiree
NORTH AUGUSTA T.H. "Termite" Payne Jr., 70, of Ponderosa Circle, died Monday, July 30, 2001, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Funeral services were to be held at 11 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church of North Augusta with the Rev. Dr. Gary C. Redding was to officiate and burial was to be in Pineview Memorial gardens.
Mr. Payne was a native of Ferndale, Mich. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta, where he was a member of the Aquilla-Priscilla Sunday school class. He was a member of the Georgia Bulldog Club and the Mount Vintage Golf Club.
As a youth he was a member of the 1949 North Augusta High School state championship baseball team. He served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict and was the son of the late Thurman H. Payne Sr. and Ethel Miller Payne.
Survivors include his wife, Anne Jennings Payne of North Augusta; four daughters, Dianne Payne Harrell and Sharon Payne Lynn, both of North Augusta, Tracey Payne Hogue of Evans, Ga. and Kim Payne Wells of North Augusta; a brother, Charles Payne of Tyler, Texas; five sisters, Catherine Cauthen of Tyler, Anna Jo Redmond of Augusta, Sister Durkee of Houston, Texas, Betty Sue Harris of Tyler, and Barbara Jean Maddox of Houston; and 13 grandsons, a granddaughter and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bob Harrell Jr., Tony Harrell, Thomas Harrell, Andrew Harrell, Joseph Mulherin, Kevin Lynn and Casey Lynn.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Gibbs, Hunter Henry, Robert Heos, Hubie Templeton, Lloyd McNair, Bobby Stevens, Bill Scott, H.G. Rosier, and members of the Aquilla-Priscilla Sunday school class.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of North Augusta building fund, 602 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, 29841.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 1013 Ponderosa Drive, North Augusta.
Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville, is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth D. 'Liz' Trowell
FT. WASHINGTON, MD. Elizabeth D. "Liz" Trowell, 54, of Rhodesia Avenue, died Monday, July 30, 2001, at Ft. Washington Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at Marshall Bibleway Holiness Church, Dillon. Elder William Swinler will officiate and burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Dillon.
Mrs. Trowell was a native of Dillon and was the wife of the late Dr. Jack Trowell.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Trowell of Ft. Washington; two sons, Demetrius Trowell and Trevor Trowell, both of Ft. Washington; her mother-in-law, Irene Trowell of Aiken; eight sisters and four brothers.
The family will receive friends at Thomas Funeral Home in Dillon on Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, beginning at 6 p.m.
Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home, Aiken, is in charge of local arrangements.
Leonard G. Bell
Leonard G. Bell of Aiken died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Napier Funeral Home.
Mr. Bell was the husband of Eleanor Bell. He was the son of the late Earl H. Bell and the late Viola Scott Bell.