David S. Barton
A memorial service for David Samuel Barton will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Napier Funeral Home. The Rev. Gene Wilson will officiate. Burial will be private. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the hour of the service.
Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Graniteville.
TRENTON - Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Johnson Brown will be held at 1 p.m. today at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church with the Rev. George L. Brightharp officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The remains will lie in state in the church from noon until the hour of service. Family and friends will assemble at the residence, 1947 Edgefield Road, at 12:30 p.m.
G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Ave., North Augusta.
Annie C. Carnes
GLOVERVILLE Annie Clark Carnes, wife of the late Eulas Carnes, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Napier Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carnes was a daughter of the late Powhattan Clark and the late Ella Clark Clark.
Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Graniteville.
Vernell S. Harvey
WAGENER - Viewing for Vernell S. Harvey will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Saron Baptist Church in Wagener. Burial will be in the Swedenburg-Gunter Cemetery. Mrs. Harvey died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002. A native of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Harvey was a daughter of Vertell Steadman and the late Elmore Steadman. Survivors in addition to her mother include a daughter, Stephanie Harvey; a son, Eric Harvey; a grandson, Donte Harvey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. J.H. Robinson Funeral Home, 190 Railroad Ave., Wagener.
Nelson E. Hatcher
JOHNSTON - Funeral services for Mr. Nelson Edward Hatcher will be held at 3 p.m. today at George Funeral Homes, historic downtown chapel, 211 Park Ave. with the Rev. Jim Wingate officiating. Burial will follow at First Baptist Church of Windsor Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bobby Perry, Ryan Craven, Ronnie Craven, Gerald Hatcher, Jerry Hatcher and Ted Hatcher. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Hartley, Ralph Gunnels, Richard Chapman, Paul Scott, Lewis Cushman, Mitch Mitchum, Billy Ray Cushman, Danny Gantt, Bobby Martin, Don Craven, Donnie Craven and Gene Forrest. Mr. Hatcher, 62, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at his residence. He was born in Windsor and was a lifelong resident of Aiken County, prior to moving to Johnston five months ago. He was a retired parts salesman for Cravens in North Augusta and was a member of First Baptist Church of Windsor. He was an avid NASCAR fan and had actually driven in several races. Survivors include a son, Travis Hatcher of Simpsonville; and his former wife, Fay Hatcher of Aiken. Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church of Windsor Building Fund or Mt. Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund. Visit ww.georgefuneralhomes.com to sign the online condolence register.
George Funeral Homes, 211 Park Ave., Aiken.
Burnice E. Hodge
Burnice E. Hodge, 68, husband of Marilyne Hodge, died Friday, Sept. 27, at the V.A. Medical Center in Augusta.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Columbia. Fr. Thomas Moore will officiate. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at St. Mary and Martha Monastery in Wagener. A Pannikhida service will be held at 6 p.m. today at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Columbia. A son of the late Burse and Leva Kirkley Hodge, Mr. Hodge was retired from Sonoco Products Co., where he was employed his entire career. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Holy Apostles Orthodox Church.
Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Terri Hodge of California; a sister and brother-in-law, Willie Mae and Charles Melton of Columbia; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Arnette Hodge of Florence, and Larry and Linda Hodge of Hartsville; and four grandchildren, Lindsey, Trinity, Tiffany and Teana. Pallbearers will be Dr. David Floyd, Lawrence Gillespie, Christopher Borgheresi, John Skelton, Jim Sturges, Wallace Rabon, Anna Eubanks and Sarah Eubanks. Memorials may be made to St. Mary and Martha Monastery, 65 Spinner Lane, Wagener, S.C., 29164, or the Aiken-Augusta Orthodox Mission, P.O. Box 44, Aiken, S.C., 29802, or to Holy Apostles Orthodox Church, 931 N. Lucas St., West Columbia, S.C., 296169. Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Road, Aiken.
Hickman L. Holmes, Jr.
TRENTON - Hickman Leon Holmes, Jr., of 312 Dragon Lair Road, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at the V.A. Medical Center in Augusta. Funeral arrangements will be announced by G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary.
Survivors include two sons, Leopoldo Holmes and Lance Howard Holmes, both of Trenton; his parents Hickman L. and Thelma McKie Holmes of Mullins; a sister, Carolyn T. Holmes-Hood of Bingman Ferry, Pa.; a grandchild, Courtney Angel Holmes; and several relatives and friends. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken.
Sadie H. Cook
NORTH AUGUSTA - Sadie Higingbotham Cook died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at National Health Care.
Mrs. Cook, 91, resided at 350 Austin Graybill Road.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at South Aiken Church of God. The Rev. Bruce Fox will officiate. Burial will be in the Aiken Memorial Cemetery.
A native of Aiken County, Mrs. Cook was a daughter of the late Will and Lena Gaze Higingbotham. She was retired from the Graniteville Co.
Mrs. Cook was a member of South Aiken Church of God.
She was the widow of Henry Cook.
Surviving, are one son, Henry Cook, Aiken; one daughter, Mary Cook Garnto, Aiken; three brothers, Oscar Higingbotham, Aiken, Riley Higingbotham, Foxtown, and Curtis Higingbotham, Eastman, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the South Aiken Church of God building fund, 2700 Whiskey Road, Aiken, S.C., 29803.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Shellhouse Funeral Home.
Margaret Jones Downes
NORTH AUGUSTA - Margaret Jones Downes died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Mrs. Downes, 86, resided at 105 North Hills Drive.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Father Sandy McDonald will officiate. Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Gardens.
A native of New York, N.Y., Mrs. Downes was a homemaker.
She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Joyce Flake, North Augusta and Marguerite Dunlap, Whittier, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Rick Flake, Mark Flake, Bobby White, Tim Flake, Larry White and Richard Flake Jr.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 103 Hammond Road, Aiken, S.C., 29803 or to the O.L.P. Building Fund, 856 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, S.C., 29841.
The vigil for Mrs. Downes will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home following the vigil service.
Ina Marie Harco
Ina Marie Harco, 73, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence in Aiken.
Funeral arrangements are private.
A native of Worcester, N.Y., Mrs. Harco was a daughter of the late John Zemiok and Beatrice Prentice Zemiok. She was a retired restaurant owner.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Mack, Aiken and Celia Pasquarella, Bethel, Conn.; two brothers, Carl Zemiok, Norwalk, Conn., and John Zemiok, Newark, Calif.; three sisters, Helen Ruggerio, Stamford, Conn., Ann Dabriant, Cape Cod, Mass., and Catherine Allmand, Warren, Conn.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the residence.
George Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Thomas E. Mason
NORTH AUGUSTA - Rev. Thomas E. Mason died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Rev. Mason, 70, resided on Old Sudlow Lake Road.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at New Vision Worship Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, Warrenville. The Revs. Ray Dixon, Ray Buchanan and Dr. Ronald Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta.
A native of Rock Hill, Rev. Mason was a son of the late Robert Lee Mason and Willie Louise Ingram Mason. He was the minister for New Vision Church.
Surviving are his widow, Thelma Mason; one son, Thomas E. Mason Jr., Conyers, Ga.; two daughters, Jeanie M. Lamb and Rebecca M. Jarrard, both of North Augusta; two brothers, Robert Mason and Jack Mason, both of Hephzibah, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David DuBose, Jimmy Davis, Michael F. Jarrard, Michael Jarrard, Joshua Kennedy, Douglas Johnson and Lewis Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Upper S.C. Pentecostal Holiness Conference.
Memorials may be made to the New Vision Worship Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, Legion Drive, Warrenville, S.C., 29851.
Friends may call at the residence or from 7-9 p.m. today at Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville.
Gary Grafton Westbrook
Gary Grafton Westbrook, 54, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at his residence, 295 Screech Owl Trail, Aiken.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church. The Rev. W.C. Lowe will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites.
A native of Columbus, Miss., Mr. Westbrook was a son of Ann Holley Westbrook and the late Grafton Westbrook. He was an electrician employed by Owens-Corning Fiberglas/Advanced Glassfiber Yarns with 33 years of service.
Mr. Westbrook was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was a member of the Aiken Masonic Lodge #156 and the Teamsters Union Local 86.
Surviving along with his mother are his widow, Alice Brown Westbrook; two daughters, Deanne W. Thomas, Aiken, and Sheila W. Reid, New Ellenton; one brother, Lonnie Terry Westbrook, Aiken; two sisters, Sharon W. Hayes, Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and Karon W. Barton, Aiken; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bill Walters, Robert Gartman, Lide Steadman, Ken McDonald, Scottie Fields and Dennis Willing. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Aiken Masonic Lodge #156.
Memorials may be made to the Lustgarden Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, N.Y., 11714.
Friends may call at his mother's residence, 194 Westbrook Farms Trail, Aiken, or from 7-9 p.m. today at Rivers Funeral Home.
Nannie L. G. Chalker
MARTINEZ - Nannie Lee Grimes Chalker died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Mrs. Chalker, 81, resided at 3758 Evans to Locks Road. She was a former resident of Lee Drive, Bath.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Langley United Methodist Church. The Revs. Larry Gregory and Paul Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.
A native of Twin City, Ga., Mrs. Chalker was a daughter of the late James Teddy Grimes and Mary Nettie Joyner Grimes. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Chalker was a member of Langley United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Suzanna Wesley Sunday School Class and Young At Heart.
She was the widow of Cecil E. Chalker Sr.
Surviving are one son, Eddie Chalker, Bath; one daughter, Nancy Chalker Hall, Martinez; one brother, Guy Grimes, Bath; and one grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Danny Boyd, Mixon Boyd, Charles Grimes, Neal Haltiwanger, Carlos Kight and George Rutkowski. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Suzanna Wesley Sunday School Class.
Memorials may be made to Langley United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1470, Langley, S.C., 29834.
Friends may call at the residence of her son, 225 Duncan Road, Bath, or from 6-8 p.m. today at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.
Lila Burkhalter Millian
Funeral services for Lila Burkhalter Millian will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church.
Monsignor Thomas A. Evatt will officiate. Burial will be in Aiken Memorial Park.
Mrs. Millian, of 208 Frontage Road, Aiken, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at her residence.
Pallbearers will be Charles Tippins Jr., Jeff Burkhalter, Tommy Moore, Martin Posey, Brian Plaugher and Wade Webber.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, P.O. Box 438, Aiken, S.C. 29802.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.