Patricia Caruso Burgy, 69, died suddenly at her home in Charleston, S.C. Loving wife of Bruce F., dear mother of Diana (Jerrod) Kuyper, of Silver Lake, Wisc.; Susan (Kenneth) Aldrich of Brunswick, Ohio; Brenda (Douglas) Scheizer of Lima, Ohio, and Eric Burgy of Westlake, Ohio; grandmother of two; sister of Anthony Caruso. She was preceded in death by her parents and her step-father Michael Simiele. Passed away Saturday, January 12. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1951. She lived in Framingham, Mass.; Belmont, Calif.; Kenosha, Wisc., and Cleveland, Ohio, before moving to Charleston, S.C., in 1991. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Vermillion Yacht Club, Vermillion, Ohio. She had been a member of the First Baptist Church, Framingham, Mass., where she served as deaconess and soloist. She was also active in the Belmont Baptist Church in Belmont, Calif., and Fairview Community Church in Fairview Park, Ohio. Funeral service, Thursday, January 17, in the Fairview Community Church, 21220 Lorain Road, at 10:30 a.m. Entombment, Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the BUSH-CORRIGAN-BERRY FAMILY CHAPEL, 21369 Center Ridge Road, From 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday. 440-333-9774 www.buschfuneral.com
BEAUFORT - Thomas Joseph Colleran, Jr., 76, of Beaufort, died Wednesday at a Beaufort hospital.
The family will receive friends, Thursday, from 6 until 8 p.m., at COPELAND FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m., at Copeland Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Beaufort National Cemetery.
Mr. Colleran was born November 26, 1925, in Tuskeegee, Ala., a son of the late Thomas Joseph and Lois Johnson Colleran. He was a U.S. Army Tech Sergeant during World War II and served in Germany and France. He was employed for 35 years at Bob's Heating & Plumbing and retired from Smith & Associates Plumbing. He was educated at Richmond Academy, Augusta, Ga.
Surviving are, his wife, Betty Melton Colleran; five sons, Thomas J. Colleran, III, Tony Colleran, Terry Colleran and Teddy Colleran all of Beaufort; and Terry Colleran of Bluffton; two brothers, Bobby Colleran of Rockaway Point, N.Y., and Marty Colleran of Bluffton; three sisters, Dorothy O'Quinn of Pawley's Island, S.C.; Iris Faye Hyatt of Bluffton, and Mary Ann Davis of Augusta, Ga.; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund, 157 Lady's Island Dr., Beaufort, S.C. 29902, or to Sea Island Cancer Center, 1264 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, S.C. 29902.
The relatives and friends of Oleda Henderson Garrett, widow of Gordon Hughes Garrett, are invited to attend her funeral services at the graveside in St. Phillip's Episcopal Churchyard, Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
Eloise Ward Mixon, 85, of Macedonia, a retired Nurses' Aide with the Presbyterian Home of Summerville and the Berkeley County Hospital, died Tuesday at a North Charleston hospital.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m., Friday at Providence Baptist Church. Burial, directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Mixon was born September 23, 1916 at Jamestown, S.C., a daughter of George W. Ward, Sr. and Minnie Litchfield Ward. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Lila M. Carson of Macedonia, and Shelby Jean Thomas of Fort Mill; son, Clarence Mixon of Alvin; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday evening. Mrs. Mixon was preceded in death by a son, Joe William Mixon.
BROOKS, JR., Ezekiel
Entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 15, 2002, Mr. Ezekiel Brooks, Jr. He is the father of Daniel Polite, Tommy Polite, Arthur Polite, Rev. Benjamin Mungin (Madeline) and Jackie Landingham; the beloved brother of Edward Brooks, (Luethel), Willie S. Brooks (Mary) and Jessie Brooks (Shirley). Friends may visit at 6538 Hwy. 162, Hollywood. Funeral arrangements will be announced by DOROTHY'S HOLLYWOOD CHAPEL.
BRADHAM, SR., Donald
Donald Hoyt Bradham, Sr., 71, of Lexington, S.C., formerly of the Wassamassaw Community, a retired self-employed truck and auto mechanic, died Tuesday at a Lexington hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Wassamassaw Baptist Church. Burial, directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Bradham was born December 12, 1930 at Orangeburg, S.C., a son of Cohen Allen Bradham and Grace Bradham Bradham. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was a member of Wassamassaw Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Kinard Bradham of Lexington; daughter, Tracy (Ralph) Elsey of Moncks Corner; three sons, Donald H. (Dot) Bradham, Jr. of Salem, Oregon; Wesley T. (Pam) Bradham of Terrell, Texas; Michael T. (Lyn) Bradham of Summerville; sister, Peggy B. Otto of Manning; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday evening. Memorials may be made to the Wassamassaw Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 926, Moncks Corner, S.C. 29461.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Hassie Altimore Kong, husband of Edith Kong, are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 18, 2002 at 10 o'clock in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston. Rite of Committal will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church from 9 o'clock until time of service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to: Hospice of Charleston, 3896 Leeds Ave., Charleston, S.C. 29405.
Arrangements by JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA.
WHITE, SR., James
James "Jimmy" L. White, Sr., 66, of Anderson, S.C., formerly of Charleston, died Tuesday, January 15, 2002, in Anderson. He was the husband of Patricia "Pat" McLane Cheslak White. Mr. White was a retired State Transportation officer of the Charleston County School District for 39 years. A member of the Elk's and Secretary and Past Chancellor and Commander of the Knights of Pythias and was awarded recognition for outstanding services in 1983. He was awarded recognition of his dedicated service and support for the youth of Charleston by Clemson Extension Service by the County 4-H program. He was President of South Carolina Association of Transportation from 1976 to 1977 and was Director of Transportation from 1978 to 1982. Mr. White was predeceased by his former wife, Frances S. White, parents, William Ezra and Edna Susan White. Surviving in addition to his wife Pat are two sons, James L. White, Jr., of Ridgeville, S.C., and William Robert White of Sicklerville, N.J.; a step-daughter, Kitty Pardee of Hollywood, S.C.; four step-sons, Thomas W. Cheslak, Timothy W. Cheslak, Christopher M. Cheslak, and Patrick J. Cheslak; 14 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lois (J.C.) Atkinson of West Columbia, S.C., Grace (Garman) Johnson of Johnsonville, S.C., Catherine Newton Wiles of Andrews, S.C., and Esther (Samuel) McClamery of Shulerville, S.C.; three brothers, Donald (Betty) White of Ft. Worth, Texas, David (Jeanette) White of Chapin, S.C., Warren (Harriett) White of Columbia, S.C. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services at 11 a.m., Friday, January 18, 2002, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY., Thursday, January 17, 2002, from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Road, Charleston, S.C. 29407; First Presbyterian Church, 302 West Whitner St., Anderson, S.C. 29624, or Hospice of Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621.
Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER, INC. 766-1365.
GEORGETOWN - Rev. Horace K. Parker, 85, a retired Church of God minister, died Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at his home.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 18, 2002, at 11 a.m. in Georgetown Church of God. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. H. Leon Parker, Sr. Burial, directed by GRAHAM FUNERAL HOME, will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
He was born January 11, 1917, in Bladenboro, N.C., a son of the late William Allen Parker and Dora Smith Parker.
Rev. Parker served numerous churches as well as serving as an evangelist during his long ministry. He was also a retired employee with Georgetown Steel Corp. and later was employed by Winn-Dixie Grocery. He was a member of the Georgetown Church of God and enjoyed reading as his hobby.
Surviving are, his wife, Mary A. Parker; one son, the Rev. Dr. H. Leon Parker, Sr., of Conway; four grandchildren, Leon Parker, Jr., of Georgetown, Lisa P. Smith of Charlotte, Lynda P. Swann of Bennettsville and Rev. H. Louis Parker of Lowell, N.C.; five great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of January 16, 2002, Roberta Annie Taylor Attaway, residence, James Island, S.C. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services, Saturday, at 11 o'clock in James Island Baptist Church. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Friday between 5 and 7 o'clock.
Ms. Attaway was born April 21, 1927, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of Robert Leonard Taylor and Vivian Guerry Taylor. She was a longtime member of James Island Baptist Church and a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class.
She is survived by one son, Hubert H. Attaway, III, of Charleston, S.C.; one brother, Kenneth L. Taylor of North Augusta, S.C.; one sister, Alice T. Hilyer of Charleston, S.C.; three nieces, four nephews, seven great-nieces and seven great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston, Inc., 3896 Leeds Ave., Charleston, S.C. 29405.
The relatives and friends of Vivian Guerry Tamsberg are invited to attend her funeral services Thursday at 12:00 Noon in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. Interment, Bethany Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, C/O Church Choir, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
Christopher Alan Dunning, 48, of West Columbia died Monday, January 14, 2002 at a hospital in Columbia, S.C. Born October 16, 1953 in Newport, R.I. he was the son of the late Herman Dunning and Cass Dunning Kowalcyk (nee Wilkins). He was a graduate of R.B. Stall High School and Trident Technical College, North Charleston, S.C. Mr. Dunning was a nuclear welder and was employed by Fluor-Daniels in Greenville, S.C. for 25 years. A resident also of Kingsport, Tenn., he was a member of Kingsport Baptist Church. His hobbies included fishing, his dog Nupe, and cats Precious and Fluffy. His wife Leigh Ann Dunning (nee Cusaac), Springdale, S.C.; mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kowalcyk, Goose Creek; two brothers and sisters-in-law Pat and Marcia Dunning, Mechanicsville, Va. and Terry and Sharon Dunning, Westminster, S.C.; nieces and nephews: Heather Dunning, Erin Dunning Bell, Andy Dunning, and Katie Dunning; mother and father-in-law: Chuck Neeley and Lenora Cusaac Neeley, Summerton, S.C. survive him. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2002. in the Chapel of MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 100 South Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek, S.C. 29445. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, St. Stephens, S.C. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 17, 2002 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
TUCKER, SR., Samuel
Entered into eternal rest on January 16, 2002, Mr. Samuel Tucker, Sr., the beloved husband of Mrs. Rosemary Tucker, father of Mr. Samuel Tucker, Jr., Mr. Alphonso Tucker, Mrs. Lillian Myers, Mrs. Joyce Chisolm and Mrs. Rosemary Oliver, brother of Mr. Aaron Tucker and Mr. Earl Tucker. Late residence 1991 Hugo Ave., North Charleston, S.C. Friends may call at 5600 Dorchester Road, Apt. 1208, North Charleston, S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
WALTERBORO - Mrs. Louise Ginn Wright, 68, of 283 Albert Street died Tuesday at a Colleton medical center. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Glendale Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Eric Bjork officiating and directed by the Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wright was born in Hampton County, a daughter of the late William Robert Ginn and Gertrude Sanders Ginn. She was a retired employee with Seal Craft and attended Bedon Baptist Church. She was the widow of George H. Wright, Sr.
Surviving are a son, George H. Wright, Jr. of Cottageville, a daughter, Lisa Wright of Walterboro, two step-daughters, Sandra Wright and Phyllis Williams, both of Walterboro, two brothers, Robert Ginn of Walterboro and Frank Ginn of Shelton, three sisters, Irene Reynolds, Linda Bowers, and Maude Nettles, all of Walterboro, and one grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the BRICE W. HERNDON & SONS FUNERAL HOME.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, S.C. 29260.
Buren Edward Brown, 60, of James Island, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 16th at a local hospital. Mr. Brown was a lifelong resident of James Island and was the son of Minnie Lee Duke Brown and the late Denny Brown. He was employed by Montague Industrial; he enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Brown is survived by his mother, Minnie Lee Duke Brown, his wife of 38 years, Millie G. Brown, one son, Gary Michael Brown and one daughter Lori Ann Pooser, four grandchildren, Chelsea Brown, Natalie Pooser, Michael Brown, and Carolyn Pooser, all of James Island; also two sisters, Roslyn Barfield of Charleston and June Faglier of N. Augusta, S.C. and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Friday, January 18, 2002 at MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 150 Wentworth Street, Charleston from 6-8 p.m. Services will be on Saturday, January 19th at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, the Rev. Mike Bruce officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation Carolinas Chapter, 5019 Nations Crossing, Suite 217, Charlotte, N.C. 28217 or to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, N. Charleston, S.C. 29406.
Entered into eternal rest January 15, 2002, in Columbia, S.C., Pearl Mizzell Perry, widow of Captain William Perry. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Perry will be held at Riverview Memorial Park this Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Coastal Carolina S.C. Chapter, P.O. Box 80459, Charleston, S.C. 29416-0459. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL.
Born August 10, 1904 in Berkeley County, S.C., Mrs. Perry was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Frances Saulisbury Mizzell. She was a Dietitian at Florence Crittenden Home and was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church.
Mrs. Perry is survived by a sister, Mazie Lesko of Summerville and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, two sisters, Mary M. Jeffers and Viola Murray and a brother, Harry Mizzell, preceded Mrs. Perry in death.
The relatives and friends of Theresa Jeanne Manno Cacioppo are invited to attend her Memorial Mass Thursday, January 17, 2002, at 10 o'clock in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2545 Bohicket Road, Johns Island.
Please omit flowers. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lafayette Smith are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL, this (Thursday) morning, at 11 o'clock. Burial will be private. Friends may call at STUHR'S Greenridge Road Chapel this (Thursday) morning from 10 o'clock until time of service.