Entered into eternal rest on the morning of October 15, 2001, Alda Matthews Coward, widow of Clauson L. Coward, residence North Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services Wednesday at 1:00 o'clock in North Charleston United Methodist Church. Interment, Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., North Area Chapel Tuesday between 5 and 7 o'clock.
Mrs. Coward was born November 18, 1913 in Coward, SC, the daughter of Capers A. Matthews and Alice Cockfield Matthews. She was a charter member of North Charleston United Methodist Church. She retired from Condons Department Stores. She was Past Queen with the Daughters of the Nile and Past Royal Matron with the Order of Amaranth.
She is survived by two sons: C. Ronald Coward of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Gary Matthews Coward of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren: John Matthews Coward, C. Ronald Coward, Jr. and Elizabeth Alice Coward; two great-grandchildren: Clauson Ronald Coward, III and Addie Bridgham Coward; one sister: Cleola M. Moody of Edgefield, SC; two brothers: Billy G. Matthews of Florence, SC and Reverend Thomas F. Matthews of Manning, SC; three sisters-in-law: Mrs. Randolph (Christine) Matthews, Mrs. Ashton (Foye) Matthews and Mrs. Thelma Coward Buddin.
Memorials may be made to North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 East Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405.
Entered into eternal rest on October 11, 2001, Mr. Albert Goodman Williams of Goose Creek, SC. His funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2001 in The Chapel of Rivers Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Rev. Darryl Lee officiating Eulogist. Burial will be in Greater Mt. Zion AME church cemetery. He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Corey Williams, sister, Mrs. Martha Stephens of Daytona Beach, FL, a loving niece, Mrs. Alice Boone of Goose Creek. Also, uncles Abraham and Robert Williams of Goose Creek and Queens, NY respectively. THE MINISTRY OF RIVERS FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements. Phone 824-9990.
Entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 14, 2001, Mrs. Adelaide C. Michel, beloved wife of Mr. Leon Michel, mother of Mr. Eugene M. Michel and the late Ms. Minona C. Michel and sister of Ms. Eleanor Gray. Late residence 22 Carolina Street, Charleston, SC. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 OR 1-800-290-5954. Funeral notice later.
Entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 14, 2001, Mr. Jethro Bennett of Pineville, SC, father of Isaac Bennett of New York, William Bennett of Virginia, Jethro Bennett, Jr., Evelyn Manuel, Eugenia Sumpter of New Jersey and Synovia Daniels of Pineville, SC. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS CORNER, SC.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Jacob Bennekin of Maryland, formerly of St. Stephen, SC, are invited to attend his funeral services Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at 12 noon, at Bethel U.M. Church, St. Stephen, SC. Interment, church cemetery.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. Joe Bennekin and Mrs. Earline Bennekin of St. Stephen, SC, his wife, Mrs. Sharonda Bennekin of Maryland; children, Benjamin Cooley and Darnell Curtis; siblings, Gertie Bryant, Dorothy Gholston of Washington, DC, Annie Barfield of St. Stephen, SC, Alice Nelson of Charleston, SC and Rev. Benjamin Ravenell of Harrisburg, PA.
Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS CORNER, SC.
Relatives and friends of Ms. Patricia Sheree Baylock of Goose Creek, SC, the beloved mother of Little Ms. Tyanna and Master Isreal Baylock of Goose Creek, SC., the beloved daughter of Mr. Alphonza Rivers and Mrs. Delores B. Rivers of Goose Creek, SC, the beloved sister of Mr. Terrell Baylock and Ms. Sharik Baylock, of Goose Creek, SC are invited to attend her funeral services on Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. at Scott's Mortuary Chapel, Moncks Corner, SC. Interment, Promiseland Cemetery, Pimlico, SC.
SCOTT'S MORTUARY in charge of arrangements.
Entered into eternal rest on October 14, 2001, Mr. James Washington, the beloved father of Ms. Ruby Pringle, Ms. Patricia Fuller, Mr. Charles Fuller, Mr. George Fuller, and Mr. Michael Fuller, devoted friend of Mrs. Mary Fuller. Late residence, 1655 Iroquois St., North Charleston, S.C. Funeral notice later. ARRANGEMENTS BY SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Eulala Elizabeth Bobbitt Campbell, 89, formerly of Keystone Heights, Fla., and Pineville, S.C., died Friday, October 12, 2001, in an Asheville, N.C., hospital.
Born August 3, 1912, in Franklin, Va., she was the daughter of Thomas Howell Bobbitt and Carrie Virginia Sears. She graduated from Barium Springs High School, Statesville, N.C., in 1930. She studied nursing at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C.
She was the widow of Thomas Elliot Campbell, Captain U.S. Army Air Corp who died September 17, 1949. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Ellen H. Bobbitt of Pineville, S.C.; sisters, Gladys Dantzler of Manning, S.C.; Dorothy Lash of Camp Springs, Md.; four daughters, Nancy Knowles of Hampton, Va.; Darlene Helman of West Chester, Pa.; Carol Gaff and Gini Post of Black Mountain, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.
She attended St. James Episcopal Church in Black Mountain, N.C. A memorial service will be held at the church on October 27, 2001. The Reverend Beth Darling will officiate. Burial will be in Keystone Heights, Fla., at a later date. The family will receive friends after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 424 West State St., Black Mountain, N.C. 28711.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Theresa H. Matthews, those of her children, Mrs. Barbara M. Patillo, Mr. Johnny Matthews, JR., Mr. Allen Matthews, Ms. Charlena Matthews, Mr. Jerome Matthews, Ms. Caretta Matthews, Mrs. Rosemary Thompson and Mr. Phillip Dixon are invited to attend her funeral service on Wednesday, October 17, 2001, at 1 p.m. in Azalea Drive Church of Christ, 3950 Azalea Drive, North Charleston, S.C. Interment, Carolina Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family on Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church. ARRANGEMENTS BY SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Alma Gantt Simmons and those of her husband, Mr. Isaac Simmons, children, Pamela Simmons-Beasley, Vincent L. Simmons, Carmen S. Adderley and Rodney K. Simmons, grands, sons-in-law, Paul L. Beasley and Galvin Adderley, daughter-in-law, Shelia B. Simmons, brothers, Deacon Christopher C. Gantt, Jr., and Mr. Alex Gantt, sisters-in-law, Mrs. Wilhelmina Gantt, Mrs. Mary Gantt, and Ms. Alice Simmons, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services Wednesday, October 17, 2001, 12 noon, at Morris Street Baptist Church, 25 Morris Street, Charleston, S.C. Interment, First Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Patrick Charles Luke, Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church, officiating. Rev. Dr. Nelson B. Rivers, III, Eulogist. Remains will lie in state at Morris Street Baptist Church on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the hour of service. Family will be receiving friends this evening (Tuesday) at Bethany Baptist Church, 790 Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C., from 7 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund, 790 Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C., or to Hospice of Charleston. Arrangements by WALKER'S MORTUARY "Chapel of Peace," 3407 Old Pond Road, John's Island, S.C. Phone 559-0341.
The relatives and friends of Emogene "Tootsie" Alligood Bottoms are invited to attend her funeral services at the graveside, Carolina Memorial Gardens, Wednesday morning, October 17, 2001 at 11:00 o'clock. Friends may call at STUHR'S GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL (this) Tuesday evening between 6 and 8 o'clock. The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the National Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 212634, Columbia, SC 29221.
McCONNELL, W. Wilson
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of October 14, 2001, W. Wilson McConnell, husband of Mary H. Williams McConnell. Residence, Charleston, S.C. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wilson McConnell are invited to attend the funeral services of the former, Wednesday at 11 o'clock in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the Downtown Chapel.
Mr. McConnell was born in Andrews, S.C., the son of Robert Dick McConnell and Leila Forbes McConnell. He was owner of McConnell Pole Company. He was a member of West Ashley Southern Methodist Church, Franklin Lodge #96, Scottish Rite and Omar Shrine Temple.
He is survived by his wife of Charleston; one daughter, Sharon M. Moser of Charleston; one son, Mario W. McConnell of Atlantic Beach, N.C.; two sisters, Janet M. Brandt of Charleston, S.C., and Anna M. Morris of Andrews, S.C.; one brother, Charles R. McConnell of Andrews, S.C., and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Burn Unit, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605.
Minnie Pauline Tune Farmer, 91, of the Lebanon Community, died Monday in an Edgefield nursing home.
The funeral will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Interment will be in Berkeley Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday.
Mrs. Farmer was born June 16, 1910, in St. Clair County, Alabama, a daughter of James Tune and Evie Upton Tune. She is the widow of Joe Stewart Farmer. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jolene Harrill.
Surviving are one daughter, Mary Ellen Williams of Neeses; two sons, James Norman Farmer of Greenwood and Roy Leland Farmer of Macedonia; and seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.