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State of South Carolina Obituary Collection - Chester County - 2

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Date: Thursday, 18 November 2010, at 6:00 p.m.

Mrs. Allea Simpson Caldwell, 76
RICHBURG - The funeral for Mrs. Allea Simpson Caldwell of Gaston Caldwell Road will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at Loving Charity Baptist Church. The Rev. Elvis Coleman will officiate and the Rev. W.J. Baxter will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Caldwell, 76, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.
Born in Chester County on May 20, 1928, she was a daughter of the late James Wylie and Eliza Scott Simpson. A member of Loving Charity Baptist Church, where she belonged to the gospel choir and the Missionary Circle, Mrs. Caldwell was a former member of Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Zion Church. She attended the public schools of Chester County and was a retired domestic worker.
Survivors include three daughters, Eliza C. Colvin, Margie Williams and her husband, Bobby, and Mary C. Stallworth, all of Richburg; a son, Isaac Caldwell Jr. of Richburg; two brothers, Ernest Simpson of Richburg and Levester Simpson and his wife, Willie Bell, of Great Falls; a devoted granddaughter, Felisha Stallworth of Richburg; seven other grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her caretaker, Edna McClinton.
She was predeceased by her husband, Isaac Caldwell Sr.; two brothers, Melvin Simpson and Oneal Simpson; and a sister, Ivory Marie Price.
The family will receive friends at the residence on Gaston Caldwell Road in Richburg.
Viewing will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.
King's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Belle Chisholm, 86
CHESTER - The funeral for Mrs. Mary Belle White McCullough Chisholm of Chester Regional Nursing Center, formerly of 1362 Macon Drive, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 17 at Old Wilson Baptist Church. The Rev. John E. Robinson will officiate and be assisted by the Rev. Joseph Neal, the Rev. Jelester Sanders, the Rev. Alonzo Gregory and the Rev. Paul Long. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Chisholm, 86, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Chester Regional Medical Center.
Born in Fairfield County on April 11, 1918, she was a daughter of the late James White and Susie Watson White. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she served with the Deacons' Wives Ministry, the hymnal choir and the Senior Missionary Society, Mrs. Chisholm was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star Lily White Chapter No. 127 and more recently the Queen Bathsheba Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 7. Mrs. Chisholm was a former member of Old Wilson Baptist Church, where she was active in the Senior Missionary Society, the hymnal choir the the Board of Deaconesses. She attended the public schools of Chester County and was a domestic worker for many years before becoming employed as a dietary aide with Dauphin County Nursing Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
Survivors include two sisters, Marian L. White McCullough McDonald of Chester and Arsonia White McCaskill of Charlotte; a sister-in-law, Maggie Feaster Chisholm of Trenton, N.J.; a devoted friend, Elizabeth Macon of Chester; two goddaughters, Dorothy Rice and Lula Belle Macon, both of Chester; a godson, William C. Macon of Orlando, Fla.; and a devoted cousin, James White and his wife, Izetta, of Chester.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Arthur "Noni" Chisholm; and a sister, Lugenia White Davis.
The family will receive friends at the home of Henry and Linda Macon, 1411 Firetower Road, Chester.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 130 Walnut St., Chester or to Old Wilson Baptist Church, 1549 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester.
Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. today.
King's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Willie Cloud, 64
GREAT FALLS - The funeral for Mr. Willie Cloud of 2539 Cloud Road was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 at First Mt. Zion Baptist Church. The Rev. Paul Hicklin and the Rev. Cookie Washington officiated, the Rev. William Perry and the Rev. William M. Hayes assisted and the Rev. Edward Jeter delivered the eulogy. Burial followed in Fairview A.M.E. Zion Church cemetery.
Mr. Cloud, 64, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at his home.
Born Sept. 9, 1940, he was a son of the late Willie Harold and Mary McCullough Cloud. A 1958 graduate of Elizabeth Heights High School, Mr. Cloud attended junior college in Rock Hill and was employed with J.P. Stevens. He retired from Duke Power and was a member of Fairview A.M.E. Zion Church, where he served as steward and as a member of the Lay Council. Mr. Cloud was also a member of the Fraternal Union Lodge No. 136, where he once served as worshipful master, and was patron of the Order of Eastern Stars No. 118. He belonged to the NAACP, the Elizabeth Heights Reunion Committee and the Georgetown Community Committee. Mr. Cloud also served in the U.S. Army and was a staff supervisor with Washington Funeral Home for over 30 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Medina Cloud of Great Falls; three grandsons; a granddaughter; a brother, James Cloud and his wife, Mary, of Great Falls; and a sister, the Honorable Judge Ethel Wright and her husband, Denver, of St. Matthews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Sarah Barber Cloud; three daughters, Melecia Cloud Kennedy, Juana and Baby Girl Cloud; and a sister, Mary C. Funderburk.
Washington Funeral Home of Great Falls was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Memphis Darby Dye, 83
CHESTER - The funeral for Mrs. Memphis Darby Dye, 83, of 3666 Pinckney Road, will be conducted at noon, Saturday, June 12 at Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Curtis Washington will officiate, and will be assisted by the Rev. Columbus Pendergrass Jr. and the Rev. Servilla M. Feaster. Burial will follow at Barber Memorial Cemetery in Rock Hill.
Mrs. Dye died Tuesday, June 8 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.
Born in Chester County Nov. 3, 1920, Mrs. Dye was the daughter of the late Monroe Darby and Eutrie Sanders Darby. She was a member of Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Bright Light Chapter No. 146 Order of the Eastern Star.
She attended Chester County public schools. She was the widow of the late James Robert Dye. One son, John Robert Dye, preceded her in death.
Survivors are three sons; Rufus (Helen) Dye of Bossier City, La., Paul Dye, of Chester, and Leslie Dye of Charlotte; one daughter, Terry D. (John) Massey, of Chester; two brothers, Sumpter Darby and Rufus Dye, both of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Lessie Davis, of Washington, D.C. and Bessie T. Darby of Greensboro, N.C.; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Frances (Chris) Nesbit of Charlotte and Helen (Ralph) McKenzie of Joliet Ill.
The family will receive friends at the residence. Eastern Star rites will be performed on Friday, 7 p.m. at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Saturday.
King's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Donald (Pig) Gray, 47
VIDALIA, Ga. - The funeral for Mr. Donald (Pig) Gray of Vidalia, Ga., a former Chester resident, was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2004, from the Second Wilson Baptist Church in Chester. The Rev. W.M. Bryson, pastor of the church, officiated, with the Rev. Robert Z, Bailey, Rev. David Jennings and Rev. Moses Lightner assisting. Burial was made in the church cemetery.
Mr. Gray, 47, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, in Vidalia, Georgia.
Born in Chester County, he was a son of Mr. Berry McClurkin and Mrs. Doretha Gray Snell. He attended schools in Chester County and also in New Jersey.
Mr. Gray was a forklift operator and a member of the New Life Ministries Church in Vidalia.
Survivors include a daughter, Abby Gale Gray of Vidalia; his mother, Mrs. Doretha Gray Snell of Vidalia; his father, Berry McClurkin of Chester; two brothers, James Henry Woodward and Isaiah Woodward, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; a step-brother, Regonne McClurkin of Chester; two sisters, Marsh McClurkin Wade and Tohechia McClurkin Holmes, both of New Jersey; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Novia Stradford of Chester.
Denton Funeral Service of Chester and Vidalia Funeral Home of Vidalia, Ga., were in charge of arrangements.

Miss Sarah B. Curbeam, 58
FAIRFIELD - The funeral for Miss Sarah B. Curbeam of 547 Leslie St., Chester, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairfield County. The Rev. Moses Lightner will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Miss Curbeam, 58, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Born in Fairfield County on July 26, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Curbeam and Julie Rabb Curbeam. A member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, where she sang with the choir, Miss Curbeam attended the public schools of Fairfield County and was a former employee of Springs Industries.
Survivors include three sons, Anthony Curbeam, Curtis Curbeam and Chris Curbeam, all of Chester; a daughter, Stephanie Y. Curbeam of Chester; two brothers, Joe Curbeam and James Curbeam and his wife, Elizabeth, all of Baltimore; three sisters, Rebecca Ray and her husband, Robert, and Tommie Lee Jones, all of Baltimore, and Willie Mae Anderson of West Virginia; and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by four brothers.
The family will receive friends at the home, 547 Leslie St.
The body may be viewed today, Friday, from 3-9 p.m. at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.
King's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. James Carl 'Elmo' Ellis, 51
CHESTER - Graveside services for Mr. James Carl "Elmo" Ellis of 118 Nella St. were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 in Greenlawn Cemetery in Great Falls with the Rev. Ronnie Green officiating.
Mr. Ellis, 51, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
Born in Chester on Oct. 18, 1952, he was a son of the late James C. Ellis and Betty E. Webb Ellis. A Baptist, Mr. Ellis was self-employed and served in the U.S. Marines. He attended the schools of Chester County.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Hudson of Chester; a son, Jason Yeargan of Columbia; a brother, Randy Ellis of Lancaster; two sisters, Linda Kay Humphries of Lancaster and Patsy Hinson of Chester; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Together As One, 2078 Pressley Road, Chester.
Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester, was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Robert James McKown, 87
CHESTER - The funeral for Mr. Robert James McKown of 577 Great Falls Road will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Oct. 8 at Chester Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Clint H. Davis, the Rev. Dwight Pearson and the Rev. Clyde McCants will officiate and burial will follow in Chester Memorial Gardens.
Mr. McKown, 87, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Born in York County on April 6, 1917, he was a son of the late George Washington McKown and Edna Castles McKown. A member of Chester Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Mr. McKown graduated from Blackstock High School and attended Erskine College. A retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Mr. McKown served in the 85th Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include a son, Robert J. McKown Jr. and his wife, Patti, of Columbia; a sister, Rachel R. McKown of Blackstock; and one grandson.
He was predeceased by his wife, Catherine Cranford McKown.
Memorials may be made to Chester A.R.P. Church, P.O. Box 174, Chester.
Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Joyce Ferrell Datson, 47
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. - The funeral for Mrs. Joyce Ferrell Datson of Loradale Drive will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 at Hayworth Miller Cain Funeral Home with the Rev. Cindy Parker officiating.
Mrs. Datson, 47, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Forsyth Medical Center.
Born in Chester County on Nov. 12, 1956, she was a daughter of the late Zebbie Frazier and Edith Culp Ferrell. A 1975 graduate of Chester High School, Mrs. Datson also graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College in 2001. She was employed by Burger King as an assistant manager at the Union Cross location.
Survivors include her husband, Roger B. Datson of the home; two daughters, Angela Boothe of Chester and April Gaither and her husband, Robert, of Clemmons; a step-daughter, Amanda Blair Datson of Welch, W.V.; a step-son, John Roger Datson of Kernersville; two brothers, Ronnie Ferrell of Chester and Jerry Ferrell of Rock Hill; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday Oct. 16 at the funeral home, 141 Smith Edwards Road, Kernersville, N.C.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 25086, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27114 or to PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, 501 Front St., Norfolk, Va. 23510.
Hayworth Miller Cain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Grace Dudley Carroll, 89
CHESTER - Graveside services for Mrs. Grace Dudley Carroll, formerly of Chester, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 in Chester Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating.
Mrs. Carroll, 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.
Born in Spearsville, La. on Dec. 30, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Varner Edward Dudley and Sarah Louise Henderson Dudley. A member of Chester First Baptist Church, where she formerly taught Sunday school, Mrs. Carroll graduated from high school in Spearsville, La. and also from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute. A retired high school teacher, Mrs. Carroll taught in Sumter, Gaffney and Chester and was also a bookkeeper for Carroll Ford Dealership of Chester.
Survivors include a son, Allen Carroll and his wife, Pam, of Lilburn, Ga.; a daughter, Jean C. Holland of Camden; three sisters, Maude Kroenke of Columbia, Louise Lomax of Tulsa, Okla. and Lady Perrit of Arcadia, La.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph A. "Joe" Carroll.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Saturday at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester.
Memorials may be made to Chester First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester or to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 1150 HyLan Blvd. Suite 4-B, Station Island, N.Y. 10305.
Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. John Henry Foster, 68
CHESTER - Mr. John Henry Foster, 68, of 645 Morningside Drive died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia.
Arrangements will be announced later by King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester.

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