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Miscellaneous Spartanburg County, South Carolina Obituaries


Kandee A. Crawford
Kandee A. Crawford, of 150 Collins Ave. died Feb. 25, 2000, at her home. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late L.V. and Dorothy Osmond Craig. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Curtis Crawford; one daughter, Freadra Craig; and a grandson, Kenneth Craig, reared in the home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Community Mortuary, Dawkins-Smith Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Frankie Ford. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home.

Elroy C. Imm
Elroy Carl Imm, 87, of 231 Talmadge Drive died Feb. 26, 2000, at his home. A native of Wausau, Wis., and formerly of Pasadena, Calif., he was the son of the late Herman Anton and Amanda Newman Imm, and the widower of Esther Kohnhorst Imm. He retired from the City of Los Angeles in 1977. He was a member of the Golden K-Kiwanis Club and the St. John's Lutheran Church. He served in the Army during WWII. Surviving are a daughter, Rachel Wall of Spartanburg; one son, Marvin Imm of Duarte, Calif.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at Greenlawn Chapel. Services will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel, conducted by the Rev. Marion Clark. Burial will be in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittner, Calif. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. The family is at the home. Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Tippett services
Graveside services for Ethel L. Tippett, 99, of 1415 Fernwood-Glendale Road will be held at 2:30 p.m. today in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, conducted by Rev. Dale Sutton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Mrs. Tippett died Feb. 26, 2000.

Beatrice L. Parris
GAFFNEY -- Beatrice LeCroy Parris, 89, of 521 W. Montgomery St. died Feb. 27, 2000, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. She was the widow of Milton Parris. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Elmer J. Albright
PACOLET MILLS -- Elmer Jasper Albright, 75, of 325 Walker St., died Feb. 26, 2000, at his home. A native of Edison, Tenn., he was the son of the late Enoch Jasper and Rittie Manis Albright. He was the former Mayor of Pacolet Mills. He was a member of the Hammett Grove Baptist Church, and was a veteran of WWII, having served in the Army Air Corp. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Worthy Albright; two daughters, Linda G. Winstead of Pacolet Mills and Janice K. Moss of Spartanburg; one son, Billy Albright of Pacolet; one sister, Elizabeth Gould of Pacolet Mills; one brother, N.H. Manis of Central Pacolet; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hammett Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Revs. Mike McGaha and Charles Winstead. Burial will be in Pacolet Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hammett Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 651 Hammett Grove Road, Spartanburg, 29307; or to Hospice Special Needs, Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 120 Heywood Dr., Suite 300, Spartanburg, 29302. The family is at the home.

Michael J. Bohn
CHESNEE -- Michael James Bohn, 22, of 460 Davis Trading Post Road died Feb. 25, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Detroit he was at 1996 graduate of Chesnee High School and was formerly employed with Unimark. He was of the Catholic faith. Surviving are his parents, Gregory James and Renee Marie Bohn of Chesnee; one brother, Justin Andrew Bohn; two sisters, Angela Cecelia and Grace Marie Bohn, all of Chesnee; paternal grandparents, Warner and Marie Bohn of Southfield, Mich.; and maternal grandparents, George and Lois Goga of Northville, Mich. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Mortuary in Chesnee. A Memorial Service will be held at 8 p.m. tonight in the Forest Lawn Chapel, conducted by the Rev. James L. LeBlanc. The family is at the home.

Ruby Lee Drummond
Ruby Lee Drummond died Feb. 26, 2000, in Greenville Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of M.J. Drummond. Sullivan Brothers Mortuary of Greer is in charge of arrangements.

Albert Fernanders
Albert Fernanders, 91, of 120 Hillside Drive died Feb. 27, 2000, in Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Inman. J.W. Woodward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bill Brown
UNION -- William H. (Bill "Oggie" Brown) Ledford, 66, of Oakmont Residential Care, 709 Rice Ave., Ext. died Feb. 26, 2000, at his home, after a sudden illness. A native of Union, he was a son of the late William H. and Mary Stines Ledford. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church, and was an employee of WBCU Radio. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Westside Baptist Church. The body will be placed in the church at 4 p.m. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Westside Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Ken Snead and Dr. Trenton Connelly. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. to await the hour of service. Memorials may be made to Westside Baptist Church, 105 Lawson Ave., Union, 29379. Holcombe Funeral Home of Union is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle B. Horton
Myrtle Bishop Horton, 75, of 7709 Valley Falls Road died Feb. 27, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Claude C. and Eula Fowler Bishop. She was a member of Spartanburg First Wesleyan Church, was a former President of Missionary Society for 37 years, and was a Sunday School teacher for 40 years at Horton Memorial Wesleyan Church. Surviving are her husband, Samuel Norris Horton; two sons, Norris and Steve Horton, both of Spartanburg; one sister, Ramuth Ann Johnson of Roebuck; one brother, Ralph K. Bishop of Spartanburg; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Eggers Funeral Home. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel, conducted by Revs. Gary L. Long and Glen Wade. Burial will be in Good Shepherd Memorial Park. The family is at the home.

Glenn Fields, Sr.
Glenn Fields, Sr., 80, of 946-B N. Church St. died Feb. 27, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Lindsay Garfield and Rosa Perry Fields. He was first married to the late Lizzie Brown Fields, and later married the late Leona B. Fields. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a veteran of WWII. He retired from Guy Seay Trucking Company as a truck driver. Surviving are three daughters, Jo Ann F. Cullen, Rose Mary F. Gilliam, and Gwendolyn F. Logan, all of Spartanburg; three sons, McHarry Fields, Kenneth Fields and Freddie Fields, all of Spartanburg; four sisters, Mary O. Waddles, Bernice F. Davis, Patricia F. Walker, all of Huntsville, Ala. and Rosetta F. Jackson of St. Louis, four brothers, Lindsay G. Fields, Jr., Addison J. Fields, James P. Fields, all of Huntsville, Ala. and Thomas A. Fields of St. Louis; one foster brother, Dr. William B. McClain of Fort Washington, Maryland; 25 grandchildren; and 52 great-grandchildren. The family is at the home of a daughter, Rosa Mary Gilliam, 212 California Ave. E.L. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William S. Hatton, Sr.
ANDERSON -- William Spencer Hatton, Sr., 69, formerly of Clinton, died Feb. 27, 2000, in the National Health Care Center. A native of Laurens County, he was the widower of Joan Anderson Hatton and the son of the late John McMorris and Willie Mae Godfrey Hatton. He was the owner of W.S. Hatton Real Estate Co. and was a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church, and former member and Deacon at Westminister Presbyterian Church in Clinton. He was active in both church and community affairs prior to his illness. Surviving are a son, William Spencer Hatton, Jr. of Spartanburg; one daughter, Carol Hatton Kinney of Anderson; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rosemont Cemetery in Clinton, with a memorial service to follow in Westminister Presbyterian Church in Clinton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the building funds of New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 301 Simpson Road, Anderson, 29621; or to Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1387 Jacobs Highway, Clinton, 29325. Gray Funeral Home of Clinton is in charge of arrangements.

Debbie P. Vinson
UNION -- Debbie Louise Parham Vinson, 36, of 1418 Peach Orchard Road, No.9, died Feb. 27, 2000, at her home, after a brief illness. She was the wife of David Vinson. Holcombe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joel R. Ledford
PACOLET MILLS -- Joel Ray Ledford, 68, of 116 Ledford Circle died Feb. 27, 2000, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. A native of Central, S.C., he was the son of the late Hardy Calvin and Annie Mae Wright Ledford. He was retired from the Army 25th Infantry Division, Strategic Communications Command, and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the former owner and operator of the Radio Shack of Spartanburg. He was a member of the National Association of Uniform Services, the Retired Enlisted Association and a member of the Fairforest Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Davis Ledford; three daughters, Debra Kay Haselden of Spartanburg, Sharon Marie Robbins of Boiling Springs, Jan Cherie Whitworth of Roebuck; one son, David Ray Ledford of Chesnee; four brothers, John B. Ledford of Blacksburg, James E. Ledford of Alexandria, Va., Calvin H. Ledford of Spartanburg, Jack M. Ledford of Gaffney; two sisters, Ila Mae Carver of Clermont, Ga., Patricia L. Crawford of York; and nine grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, conducted by Dr. James C. Hilton. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Korean War Memorial, c/o Veterans of Foreign Wars of S.C., P.O. Box 331, Columbia, S.C. The family is at the home.

Carrie P. Addis
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. -- Carrie Elizabeth Pierce Addis, 75, of 702 Poor's Ford Road died Feb. 27, 2000, in Oakland Living Center. A native of Spartanburg, she was the widow of Roy Wilson Addis, and the daughter of the late Elbert Lester and Eunice Elizabeth Wood Pierce. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Spindale, where she retired as their church secretary. She was a former treasurer of East High School Band Boosters and former volunteer at Rutherford Hospital. Surviving are four sons, Don Addis of Concord, N.C., Jimmy Addis of Waxhaw, N.C., Johnny Addis of Spartanburg, and Tom Addis of Shelby, N.C.; three sisters, Mary Bennett of Swannanoa, N.C. and Ella Ruth Bradley and Betty Holcombe, both of Spartanburg; one brother, James Pierce of Arden, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Crowe's Funeral Home in Rutherfordton. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Spindale, conducted by Dr. Don Christian. The body will lie in state thirty minutes prior to the service. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Spartanburg. The family will be at the home of Ella Ruth Bradley, 250 Old Petrie Road, Spartanburg, to greet friends following the graveside services in Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 105 E. Wilson St., Spindale, N.C. 28160.

Ada M. Collins
MOORESBORO, N.C. -- Ada Dnola McCraw Collins, 86, of 171 Hines Road died Feb. 27, 2000, at Rutherford Hospital. A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of Fletcher H. Collins, Sr., and was the daughter of the late Tollison and Ala Blackwell Collins. She was a retired textile worker and a member of Hicks Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are three sons, Fletcher Hoyle (Sonny) Collins, Jr. of the home, Bobby Collins of Cliffside and Charles Collins of Chester; three daughters, Betty Ezell of Chesnee, Rachel Ross of Forest City, and Sylvia Farguson of Alabama; two sisters, Corene Padgett of Chesnee and Pauline Abernathy of Campobello; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at McKinney-Landreth Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, conducted by Revs. Raymond Byrd and Fae Walker. Burial will be in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Gateway Baptist Tabernacle, Studebaker Road, Chesnee, 29323.

Francis P. Durham, Jr.
Francis Pickens Durham, Jr., 42, of 2338 Bruce Ave. died Feb. 27, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg, he was the son of Vallie Rae Durham of Spartanburg, and the late Francis Pickens Durham, Sr. He was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and attended University of South Carolina Spartanburg. He was active in the Spartanburg Jaycees and in helping to form the YARC (Young Adult and Retarded Citizens Club) of Gaffney and Spartanburg. He was a member of West Main Street Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to his mother is a son, Justin Ryan Durham; and one sister, Sherry Cooper, both of Spartanburg. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon, N.C. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the Columbus Presbyterian Church, 1 Peniel Road, Columbus, N.C. 28722. The family will be at the home of his sister, Sherry Cooper, 161 Candlenut Lane, Spartanburg, 29316.

Henry L. McKissick
COWPENS -- Henry Lewis "Mac" McKissick, 52, of 124 Tucker Road died March 19, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Cowpens, he was the son of James Henry McKissick of Anderson and the late Frances Garrett McKissick. He was a member of Pleasantview United Methodist Church. He was a 1966 graduate of Benjamin E. Mayes High School and an Army veteran. He was a retired Deputy Sheriff from Spartanburg County Sheriff's Department and a former employee of Greenville/Spartanburg Airport Police. Surviving in addition to his father are his wife, Amanda Walker McKissick; one daughter, Amber Nicole McKissick of the home; three sisters, Mary McKissick Scott and Anthony Diana McKissick, both of Columbia, and Judy McKissick Hawkins of Spartanburg. The family is at the home. Barrow-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Douglas L. Burgess
GAFFNEY -- Douglas Langford Burgess, 70, of 203 Forest Lane Drive died March 14, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Chester, S.C., he was the son of the late James Hamlet and Mary Henderson Burgess. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech, and was a retired insurance supervisor. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are his wife, Sara Danieley Burgess; and three brothers, Harold Burgess of Gaffney, Paul Burgess of Charlotte, N.C., and Gordon Burgess of Winston Salem, N.C. A private graveside service was held March 18, 2000, in Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Max Benshoof. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Betty C. Wood
Betty Jean Camp Wood, 75, of Spartanburg's Eastside Community died March 19, 2000, at the home of her son. A native of Cleveland County, N.C., she was the widow of Claude W. Wood, and the daughter of the late D.G. and Lillie Hopper Camp. She had worked as a bookkeeper with the United Way, and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Rev. Mike Wood of Cowpens; one daughter, Gena Lynn Grigg of Spartanburg; two sisters, Joan Ellis and Helen Joy Long, both of Shelby, N.C.; and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, conducted by Revs. Gerald Burnett and Mike Wood. Burial will be in Cleveland Memorial Park. The family is at the home of her son, Rev. Mike Wood, 233 Watermill Road, Cowpens. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 1850 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, 29307.

Martin E. Krull
ROEBUCK -- Martin Emery Krull, 40, of 548 Moore's Crossing died March 18, 2000, at his home. A native of Lincoln, Neb., he was the son of Phyllis Resor Krull of Lincoln, Neb. and the late Gerald Emil Krull. He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska (B.S. in Microbiology) and Creighton University (Pharmacy degree). He was the Director of Pharmacy at Carr-Gottstein Foods Company in Anchorage, Alaska. He was appointed to Alaska Board of Pharmacy by the governor of Alaska, Vice-President of Alaska Board of Pharmacy, past board member of Alaska Pharmaceutical Association, member of American Pharmaceutical Association, member of National Association Chain Drug Store, and a member of Food Marketing Institute. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Anchorage. In addition to his mother, also surviving are his wife, Allison Bailey Krull; two sons, Nicholas Emery Krull and Andrew Bailey Krull; and one daughter, Emily Nicole Krull, all of the home; and one brother, Eric Krull of Lincoln, Neb. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, conducted by Dr. Keith Bradsher. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Heritage Chapel Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 600 N. Main St., Suite No. 2, Greer, S.C. 29650. The family is at the home.

Lanford services
Graveside services for William L. "Billy" Lanford, 72, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Nazareth Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family is at the home of the son, Johnny Lanford, at 2536 Freys Drive. Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Macie A. Williams
Macie Anderson Williams, 64, of 249 High St. died March 19, 2000, at her home. A native of York County, she was the widow of Ray Williams, Sr., and the daughter of Smiley Anderson Anderson of Bridgeport, Conn. and the late Rev. Esau Anderson. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church where she was a member of the Women's Choir, Chancel Choir, Wednesday night Bible School Teacher, former President of YMA and former assistant Sunday School teacher. She organized the Gospel Choir of Pleasantview United Methodist Church. She was a 1953 graduate of Carver High School and was retired from Community Cash Stores, after 23 years of service. Surviving in addition to her mother are two sons, Ray "Icky" Williams, Jr. of Spartanburg and Don Williams of Charlotte, N.C.; three daughters, Veronica Campbell of Moore, Maxine Williams and Kathy "Kitten" Williams-Miller, both of Spartanburg; two brothers, Aldolphus Anderson of Philadelphia and John R. Anderson of Pelzer; three sisters, Dorothy Anderson of Salt Lake City, Utah, Roena Littlejohn of Bridgeport, Conn., and Sylvia Reed of Atlanta and 10 grandchildren. The family is at the home. Barrow-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James E. Halford, Sr.
James Edward Halford, Sr., 73, of 109 Timothy St. died March 19, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg, he was a son of the late Walter James and Emma Gibbs Halford. He was retired from Hoechst Celanese, and was a member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, where he was a former Junior Warden. He was a member of St. John Masonic Lodge No. 333, the Spartanburg York Rite Bodies, and the Hejaz Shrine Temple. He served in the Navy during WWII. Surviving are his wife, Joanne Prince Halford; three sons, Walter Eugene Halford of the home, James Edward Halford, Jr. and Philip Lee Halford, Sr. of Spartanburg; one daughter, Suzie Halford Thomas of Spartanburg; one brother, Dewey Dean Halford of Spartanburg; four sisters, Ruth Campbell, Juanita Hopkins, and Frances Elledge, all of Spartanburg, and Jeri Palmer of Cincinnati, Ohio; and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, conducted by Rev. Dr. Dennis Smith and Rev. David Bridgeforth. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 5496, Spartanburg, 29304; or the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, 29605.

Porter services
Services for Isiah Jacky Porter, 44, of 261 Dogwood Circle will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Pacolet, conducted by Dr. Nathaniel Wilder. Burial will follow in the New Salem Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Barrow-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Brama J. Wilkerson
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. -- Brama Lee Jones Wilkerson, 92, of 816 Poors Ford Road died March 19. 2000, in Rutherford Hospital. She was the widow of Ralph Wilkerson. Padgett & King Funeral Home of Forest City is in charge of arrangements.

Betty P. Fisher
PACOLET -- Betty Jean Parker Fisher, 62, of 161 McDowell St. died March 19, 2000, at her home. A native of Pacolet Mills, she was the daughter of Lillian Myrtle Tollison Parker and the late Alonzo Roosevelt Parker. She was a member of Morningstar Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, John Edward Fisher; one daughter, Donna Fisher Gay of Central Pacolet; two sons, Rick Fisher of Pacolet and George E. Fisher of the home; one brother, Frank Parker of Jonesville; and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel, conducted by the Rev. Andrew Carrigan. Burial will be in Pacolet Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home.

Vera W. Waters
Vera Willingham Waters, 91, of 184 Cornelius Road died March 18, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Chesnee, she was the widow of Roy Waters, and the daughter of the late Zeno C. and Anna Cantrell Willingham. She was the owner of Macco Builders Supply. She was a member of Green Street Baptist Church, The Golden Life Sunday School Class, and the Forever Young. Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Lock of LaGrange, Ga. and Sedalia Hunt of Spartanburg; two brothers, Bertin Lee Willingham of Chesnee and B.B. Willingham of Spartanburg; one sister, Jurene Henderson of Chesnee; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today in Greenlawn Chapel, conducted by Revs. Thomas C. Moore and O. Virgil Turner. Entombment will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Green Street Baptist Church, 446 Brawley St., Spartanburg, 29303. The family is at the home of a daughter, Sedalia Hunt, 426 Cloverleaf Lane, Spartanburg. Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie L. Corry
GAFFNEY -- Bessie Louise Corry, 89, of 318 Vernon St. died March 18, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Knott S. and Rachel Blanton Corry. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sara B. Parks
HODGES -- Sara Lee Brissie Parks, 92, formerly of Hodges, died March 18, 2000, in Martha Franks Retirement Center in Laurens. A native of Greenwood County, she was the widow of Stephen P. Parks, and was a daughter of the late Samuel L. and Elizabeth Hodges Brissie. She was a graduate of Winthrop College and was a retired teacher, having taught in the public schools of York and Greenwood counties. She was a member of Hodges United Methodist Church, where she taught in the Sunday School Department for many years. Surviving are two brothers, Sam C. Brissie of Lyman and James C. Brissie of Hendersonville, N.C.; and nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Martha Franks Retirement Center in Laurens. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Hodges Cemetery in Hodges. The family is at their respective homes. The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials made to the S.C. Brissie Scholarship Fund, North Greenville Junior College, Tigerville, S.C. 29688. Blyth Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.

Reid services
LANDRUM -- Services for Samuel T. Reid, 85, of 1100 Belue Mill Road will be held at 2 p.m. today at Oak Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Revs. Ken Kirkley and Charles McClure. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Reid died March 18, 2000. Petty Funeral Home in Landrum is in charge of arrangements.

Bernice P. McClure
SUMTER -- Bernice Pierce McClure, 74, died March 19, 2000. She was the widow of Lt. Col. Forest O. McClure. J.F. Floyd Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth E. Gallena
Ruth E. Gallena, 76, of 208 Holly Drive died March 19, 2000, in a local nursing home. She was the widow of Retired Lt. Col. Joseph A. Gallena. J. F. Floyd Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


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