Entered into eternal rest on the morning of November 20, 2001, Kasey Evett McEvoy, daughter of Arthur Parsons McEvoy and Peggy Kay Timmons McEvoy. Residence, Johns Island, S.C. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McEvoy are invited to attend the funeral services of their daughter, Kasey McEvoy, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Friday afternoon, November 23, 2001, at 2 o'clock. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel, Thursday evening from 6 until 8 o'clock.
She was a student at Stiles Point.
Surviving are her parents of Johns Island, S.C.; paternal grandmother, Betty Schwarz of Johns Island, S.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Childrens Hospital Fund, c/o SpinaBifida Clinic MUSC, 59 Bee St., Charleston, S.C. 29407.
ANDREWS - Rev. James H. Whitman, 79, died Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at a Georgetown health care center.
Rev. Whitman was born in Elberton, Ga., on June 21, 1922, a son of the late Clifton Gary Whitman and Eula Lee Holmes Whitman. He was an Army veteran of World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy. Rev. Whitman was an ordained minister of the Church of God and served as pastor from 1953 to 1983. He was pastor in a number of churches in S.C. and retired from Leslie Church of God in 1983. Rev. Whitman moved to Andrews in 1983 and was a member of Andrews Church of God.
Surviving are, his wife, Pearl Howard Richardson Whitman of Andrews; a son, James H. Whitman, Jr., of Heath Springs; three daughters, Gloria W. Herring of Washington, Miriam W. Humphries of Soldotna, Alaska, Donna W. McFaddin of Rock Hill; a step-son, Jeffrey Richardson of Pawley's Island; three brothers, Leroy Whitman of Florida, Rev. Clifton Whitman of North, and Coleman Whitman of Harrisburg, N.C.; six sisters, Gladys Moore, Hazel Campbell, and Sylvine Kawen, all of Iva, Thelma Howard and Parnice Anderson, both of Anderson, and Christine Anderson of Miss.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and four step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon, November 24, 2001, at 2 o'clock at Andrews Church of God. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Harold O. Downing and the Rev. Thomas W. Wallace, II. Burial will follow in Andrews Memorial Cemetery under the direction of the Andrews Chapel of MAYER FUNERAL HOME.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday evening, November 23, 2001, from 6 until 8 o'clock.
The family suggests memorials to the Andrews Church of God Building Fund, 310 North Morgan Ave., Andrews, S.C. 29510.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Jerry Karapiparis, widower of Georgia Manos Karapiparis, are invited to attend his funeral services in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Wednesday at 1 o'clock. Memorials may be made to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Race St., Charleston, S.C. 29403. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
WATSON, JR., William
The relatives and friends of Colonel William R. and Mrs. Dolly Watson, Jr., are invited to attend the funeral service of the former, Wednesday, 12 noon, with full military honors, at the graveside in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL.
Memorials are suggested to be donated to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, S.C. 29406.
Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of November 19, 2001, Ocie Bell Bryson Crane, widow of Edgar Alphonso Crane. Residence, North Charleston, S.C. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL, Friday morning, November 23, 2001, at 11 o'clock. Interment, Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral chapel this (Wendesday) evening from 6 until 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Crane was born July 8, 1906, in Jackson County, N.C., the daughter of William Coleman Bryson and Delitha Holland Bryson. She was a member of Remount Baptist Church and a former Sunday school teacher there.
Surviving is a son, William E. Crane of North Charleston, S.C.; four daughters, Elise C. Norris, Patricia Ann C. Hucks, Doris C. Goodson all of North Charleston, S.C., and Betty Sue C. Lindenburg of Holly Hill, S.C.; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
The relatives and friends of Robert Blair Rodgers are invited to attend his graveside funeral services in St. James Episcopal Churchyard, Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Churchyard, Wednesday, at 2 o'clock. Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church Rectors Discretionary Fund, 1872 Camp Road, Charleston, S.C. 29412. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
The relatives and friends of Lectry Russell McKenna, widow of William Walter McKenna, are invited to attend her funeral services at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL, this (Wednesday) afternoon, November 21, 2001, at Two o'clock. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral chapel Wednesday afternoon from One o'clock until time of service.
The relatives and friends of Mr. & Mrs. John W. Ridgeway are invited to attend the funeral services of the latter, Wednesday, November 21, 2001, in Cokesbury United Methodist Church at 11 o'clock. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Walterboro, SC, at 2:30 o'clock.
She is survived by her husband of North Charleston, S.C.; her mother of Walterboro, S.C.; one brother, Henry Dyson of Kingsport, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL.
HAGOOD, JR., Ben
PICKENS, S.C. - Ben (Bud) Folger Hagood, Jr., 75, of 204 Harvest Dr., Easley, died Monday, November 19, 2001, at a Greenville hospital.
Born in Easley, S.C., Mr. Hagood was the son of the late Ben Folger and Margaret Sellers Hagood. He attended Easley Schools and was graduated from the Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Haven in the Pacific and Asiatic Theatres, he attended the University of South Carolina where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and the Cotillion Club.
In 1948, he went to work for Pickens Mill, which later became Mayfair Mills, where he was elected Director and Vice-President in 1956. He continued in that capacity until his retirement in 1994.
Mr. Hagood was a charter member of the Pickens Rotary Club where he served as a past president and was named a Paul Harris Fellow in 1992. He was a member of the State Development Board and was also named to the State Chamber of Commerce Board. Long active in the University of South Carolina Gamecock Club activities, he served on its State Executive Committee.
Mr. Hagood had served as Chairman of Pickens County United Way Fund; president of the Pickens County Country Club; Advisory Board Member of Bankers Trust; Board Member of Cannon Memorial Hospital; Chairman and member of the Pickens County Planning Commission; and Advisory Board Member for Tri-County Tech. He had served on the Board of Faith Chapel in Cedar Mountain, N.C., and was a past chairman of the Ceasar's Head Community Club.
Mr. Hagood was a member of Pickens Presbyterian Church where he served as Elder Emeritus and formerly as Treasurer and Trustee.
Mr. Hagood was a member of Pickens Presbyterian Church where he served as Elder Emeritus and formerly as Treasurer and Trustee.
Mr. Hagood is survived by his wife, Jeanne Early Hagood, of the home; five children, Gary Hagood Brightwell (Mrs. Charles S.) of Walterboro, S.C., Elizabeth Hagood Lindsay (Mrs. Pickens M.) of Atlanta, Ga., Ben Folger Hagood, III, of Anderson, S.C., Thomas Sellers Hagood, of Fort Mill, S.C., and Jeanne Clark Hagood, of Charleston, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Hagood Grantham.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, at the Pickens Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Reverend Randolph Harris, private committal services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, at the Hagood Family Cemetery prior to the service.
The body is at ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the Pickens Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 834, Pickens, S.C. 29671, or to the Foothills Presbyterian Home, 205 Bud Nalley Drive, Easley, S.C. 29642.
The family is at the home.
KOZMA, Minera T.
GAINESVILLE, FLA. - Minera T. Kozma, 77, died Sunday, November 18, 2001 in Gainesville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 23, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Our Lady of Ransom, Catholic Church in Georgetown. Burial, directed by Graham Funeral Home, will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
She was born in Georgetown, SC., a daughter of the late Joseph Kozma and Wadia Masad Kozma.
She was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier School of Nursing in Charleston in 1946. She later earned her BS and MS degrees in Nursing from the University of Florida. Ms. Kozma was instrumental in forming the basic doctrine of early patient care at North Florida Regional Hospital in 1973 and was founding director of nursing. During her years there, she served as a mentor to many doctors and nurses.
She became Vice President of Patient Services at Alachua General Hospital in 1978. She is remembered for her high work standards combined with fairness and compassion. Her unique ability to combine the theory of nursing from an academic perspective with practical, bedside, patient-oriented nursing care set the standard for patient care. Her desire for excellence captured many honorary titles. Among her most cherished accomplishments was becoming the Director of Nurses at Roper Hospital in Charleston and Vice President for Patient Services at Alachua General Hospital in Gainesville. Until her retirement in 1986 she taught hospital administration courses as an adjunct professor with the University of Florida. She was recognized by the nursing association of the University of Florida as an outstanding colleague in 1989. The medical staff of Alachua General Hospital honored her with the award of many years of outstanding service as well as the most respected nurse award. Further tribute was given to her when the Minera T. Kozma Scholarship for nurses was established.
Surviving are four nephews, Edward J. Isaac of Charleston, John F. Isaac of Columbia, Robert A. Isaac of Athens, Georgia and Edward J. Kozma, Jr. of Georgetown and a companion, Pat Sass of Gainesville.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606.
HEMINGWAY, S.C. - Mary C. Elliott, widow of Robert L. Elliott, died Monday, November 19, 2001, in a Charleston hospital.
She was born February 22, 1916, at Carter's Crossroads, Hemingway, SC. She was the daughter of the late John Leonard and Harriet Elizabeth (Betty) Carter.
She was a member of Good Hope United Methodist Church, the Good Hope Prayer Group and the Good Hope Sunshine Sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Lee Phillips and Betty Sue McAlister of Hemingway; four sons, Bobby Leonard Elliott of Hemingway, Charles Carter Elliott of Georgetown, Bucky Wendell Elliott of Lake Lure, N.C., and Larry A. Elliott of Litchfield Beach; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Good Hope United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to Good Hope United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 491, Hemingway, SC 29554.
MORRIS FUNERAL HOME in Hemingway is in charge.
HEMINGWAY - Wendell F. "Penny" Brockington, 77, died Tuesday at his residence. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Hemingway First United Methodist Church with burial following in the Garden of Devotion Cemetery directed by MORRIS FUNERAL HOME.
Mr. Brockington was born in Kingstree, a son of the late Walter R. Brockington and Ethelyn Freeman Brockington. He was employed 43 years at International Paper Co., was a World War II Navy veteran, a member of American Legion Post #84 and was an avid fisherman.
Surviving include his wife Ariel Cole Ingraham Brockington of the home; daughters, Kathy B. Smith of Philippi, W. Va., and Sherrell B. Crawford of Anderson; sister, Lucille Macon of Pooler, Ga.; brothers, Bert O. Brockington of Metarie. La., and W.R. Brockington of Goose Creek and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Wendell (Wendy) Brockington and a brother, Gene Brockington.
Memorials may be made to Hemingway United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 6, Hemingway, SC 29554 or one's choice. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Mark Elliot Scott, 40, of Moncks Corner, S.C., died Saturday, November 17, 2001, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at Parks Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday morning, November 21, 2001, at 11 o'clock. Burial will be private.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Patti A. Scott and Family, Account #1102941-00, c/o South Carolina Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 190012, N. Charleston, S.C. 29419-9012, or the care of the Scott children.
Mamie Iola Buckner, 75, formerly of Ruffin, SC., died Sunday, November 19, 2001, in Jacksonville, N.C.
The funeral will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2001, in Sykes Savannah United Methodist Church, Ruffin. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Buckner was born in Colleton County and was a daughter of the late Pete Adams and Netha Givens. She attended the public schools in Colleton County and was a member of Friendly Christian Church, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Surviving are: one son, Ned Dubois, Jr., Nashville, Tenn., a daughter, Margie Priscilla Rogers (Tyrone), Jacksonville, NC.; three granddaughters, Lora LueVonde Gant (Tyrone), Walterboro, SC., Veronica Carter (Charles), North Charleston, SC., and Benita Priscilla Rogers, Jacksonville, NC.; one grandson, Mondell Gregory Crosby (Josie), El Paso, Texas; a great-grandson, Charles Michael Carter, Jr., North Charleston, SC., and a sister-in-law, Angeline Givens, Ruffin, SC.
Arrangements by HAMILTON'S FUNERAL HOME of Walterboro, SC.
KNIGHT, B. Way
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Way Knight are invited to attend the funeral service of the former at the First Christian Church of Moncks Corner, Wednesday morning, November 21, 2001 at 11 o'clock. Interment will be in St. John's Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Moncks Corner, 1504 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
WEATHERFORD, TX - Master Chief Machinist Mate Tuffy Roberts, died at his home in Weatherford, Texas on November 17, 2001. He is survived by his loving wife, Janice Roberts, one daughter, Tracy Garvin, two granddaughters Ashleigh and Bayleigh all of Weatherford, Texas. His son, Terry Roberts preceded him in death. Tuffy lived in Goose Creek, SC for twenty years during his career in the US Navy. Many will remember Tuffy as a friend and shipmate on Fleet Ballistic Missile submarines.
GALBREAITH PICKARD FUNERAL CHAPEL of Weatherford, in charge of arrangements.(800) 593-2747.
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Martin are invite to attend his funeral services of the former at the graveside in Old St. Andrew's Parish Episcopal Churchyard Wednesday, at 11 o'clock. Memorials may be made to the Old St. Andrew's Parish Episcopal Church, 2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
The relatives and friends of Colonel and Mrs. Ralph Crosby are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in First Baptist Church of Charleston Wednesday at 11:00 o'clock. Interment, Oakview Cemetery, Salley, SC at 2:30 o'clock. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 48 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
Entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 19, 2001, Mrs. Rosetta Simmons, beloved mother of Mrs. Ruth Smalls. Late residence 1385 Ashley River Road Apt 56-C. The family will be receiving friends at 1385 Ashley River Road Apt 34-E. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 OR 1-800-290-5954. Funeral Notice Later.
Entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 18, 2001, Ms. Mable Frasier, beloved mother of Mrs. Caroline S. Glover (Frank) of Oceanside, CA, grandmother of Robert W. Phoenix and Charles M. Phoenix of Charleston, SC, Frank Gerald Glover of Oceanside, CA, Sandra Phoenix of Laurel, MD, Cynthia Glover-Woods (Byron) of Corona, CA. Late residence 44 Anita Drive, Charleston, SC. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 OR 1-800-290-5954. Funeral Notice Later. Donations may be made in the name of the deceased to the American Heart Association.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Carolyn A. Hayward-Wilson and those of her husband, Mr. Howard Wilson, son, Mr. Kendall Hayward (Charlene), grandchildren, parents, Mrs. Geneva Watkins Hayward and the late Rev. Eugene Hayward, sisters and brothers, Evangelist Joan Marie H. Wright, Mr. Joseph Earl Hayward (Maxine), Mr. Leonard Gene Hayward (Lynda) and Mrs. Mary Sandra Hurt, a special cousin, Ms. Sandra Heyward, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other cousins, other relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services today (Wednesday), November 21, 2001, 1PM at Nazarene Baptist Church, 4383 Savannah Highway, Ravenel, SC. Rev. Wilford Waring, officiating. Interment: Red Top Community Cemetery. Remains will lie in state at the church today (Wednesday) from 12 Noon until the hour of service. Arrangements by WALKER'S , MORTUARY "CHAPEL OF PEACE," 3407 Old Pond Road, John's Island, SC, Phone 559-0341.
Little Miss Shadimon Moniquah Brown entered into eternal rest on the morning of Nov. 21, 2001, the beloved daughter of Ms. Veronica Williams and Mr. Laron Brown, sister of Master Barry Britt, granddaughter of Ms. Edna Lowery. Friends may contact Ms. Veronica Williams at 5263 East Enterprise St., N. Charleston, S.C. Telephone (843) 529-0707 or 529-0161. Funeral notice later. Arrangements entrusted to NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME. (843) 744-7511.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of Nov. 21, 2001, Mrs. Frances Daisy Sheppard, beloved wife of Rev. Ben Sheppard, mother of Frances Sheppard Smalls, Paula Sheppard Rutledge, Roy Lee Sheppard, Elijah Sheppard, Sr., Charles Sheppard, Billy Sheppard and the late Louise Sheppard, Sr. and Carol Sheppard Harrison. NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME entrusted with arrangements (843) 744-7511. Late residence, 2451 Suprise Street, Charleston, SC. Funeral notice to be announced later.
Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 21, 2001, Mrs. Catherine Meggett of Edisto Island, SC. She is the beloved mother of Mrs. Isabelle Lucas, Mr. Jessie Meggett, Mr. George Lee Meggett, Mr. Marion Meggett, Mr. James Lee Meggett, Mr. Edward Meggett, Mrs. Mamie Brown, Ms. Lillian Meggett, Mrs. Janie Curnell, Joyce Meggett, Tiffany Curnell, William Curnell and Bryant Curnell; sister-in-law of Mrs. Louise Meggett. Friends may visit at 3155 Hwy. 174, Edisto Island. Funeral arrangements will be announced by DOROTHY'S HOLLYWOOD CHAPEL.