WALTERBORO - Mrs. Launette Crosby Way, 56, of 6787 Jefferies Highway died Monday at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of the Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bedon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Way was born in Colleton County, a daughter of Sarah Turner Crosby and the late Launie A. Crosby. She was the retired owner and operator of Launette's Flowers. She was a member of Bedon Baptist Church, a member of the S.C. Florist Association, where she served on the Board of Directors from 1996 thru 2000, and was named Florist of the Year in 1999. She was co-owner and operator of the Round O Fox Run. She was an avid fox hunter and member and avid supporter of the South Carolina Coalition of Dog Hunter's Rights. She was a lover of the outdoors.
Surviving in addition to her mother of Walterboro are her husband, Howard O. Way, Jr., a daughter, Elaine Knight and her husband Steve of Knightsville, sons, Neal Way and his wife Maureen of Walterboro and Launie Michael Way and his wife Ruth Ann of Walterboro, two sisters, Jackie Williams of Brunson and Theresa Jones of Walterboro, six grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at the BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME.
Memorials may be made to Palmetto Hospice, P.O. Box 50820, Summerville, S.C. 29485, or to Colleton County Relay For Life, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, S.C. 29406.
Entered into eternal rest on April 2, 2002, Mrs. Brenda Marie Holmes, the beloved wife of the late Mr. William P. Holmes, mother of Sharon Holmes, C'Ella "Tiny" Holmes Denson, William A. Holmes, Ruth Holmes and Allen (Deidra) aHolmes, daughter of the late Gabe Hamilton and the late Vera Hamilton, sister of Lewis (Sandra) Baxter, Clarence (Izena) Baxter, the late Annie M. Simmons, Mary L. "Hamp" Jamison and Doris J. Cooper. Late residence 2735 Bonds Ave. North Charleston S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME INC.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of Tuesday, April 2, 2002, Mrs. Rosalie R. Edwards, residence, 170 President St., (Retired Charleston County Public School teacher). She was the wife of the late Mr. Marion E. Edwards, sister-in-law of Olga Edwards, Deborah Anderson, and Dorothy S. Robinson, Stoney Edwards, and Rodney Anderson, aunt of Hermine W. Nelson, Gwendolyn Robinson, Rosita Moore, Alexis Akins, Kathy R. Smalls and aunt-in-law of Irene R. Edwards, aunt of William Robinson, Jr., Angelo Edwards, Lanard Robinson, Richard Robinson, and Derrick E. Edwards. Funeral arrangements to be announced by HARLESTON-BOAGS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 121 Calhoun St., (Downtown) Charleston, S.C. Phone (843) 723-3066.
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of April 1, 2002, Mr. Donald Timothy Lloyd "Timmie." The beloved son of the late (Moten Lloyd); and Mrs. Mamie G. Lloyd, father of Donald T. Lloyd, Jr., Francis Lloyd, step-father of Angela and William Wells, special friend of Tricia Wells, and brother of Johnny Guest, Leroy Lloyd, Carolyn Lloyd Gathers, Vivian Lloyd Pinckney, Patricia Brown Jenkins, and Bernard Weiters and nephew of Mrs. Helen Dingle Hudson. Late residence, 2103 Taylor St., North Charleston, S.C. 29406. Arrangements entrusted to NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME, 4784 Gaynor Ave., North Charleston, S.C. (843) 744-7511. Funeral notice to be announced later.
MILLER, Sr., George
The relatives and friends of Mr. George Miller, Sr., and those of his wife, Exhouter Vermelle S. Miller, children, George Miller, Jr. (Doris), Elliott Miller (Sandra) and Tyrone Miller, step-children, Michael Simmons, Cederic Simmons (Lortonia), Steven Simmons, Bernard Dixon, Theodore Dixon, grands, great-grand, sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Miller, Mrs. Richardine Lockwood and Mrs. Shirley Middleton, brother-in-law, Mr. Robert Smalls, nieces, Doris Hassel, Maxine Miller, nephew, Robert Miller, other nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services on Thursday, April 4, 2002, 10 a.m., at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 134 St. Phillip St., Charleston, S.C. Interment, St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery. Family will be receiving friends this evening (Wednesday) at St. Patrick's Catholic Church from 7 to 8 p.m. Arrangements by WALKER'S MORTUARY "Chapel of Peace," 3407 Old Pond Road, John's Island, S.C. Phone 559-0341.
Bessie Caldwell Harrison, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., died Monday, April 1, 2002, in a local hospital. Born October 2, 1909, in Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of Richard and Eunice Bacot Caldwell. A graduate of Mitchell College in Statesville, N.C., Mrs. Harrison was a retired Proof Reader for the Charleston News and Courier. A member of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, she belonged to the church's Sunday School, the Women of the Church, Circle #3, and worked with the "Pelican" church newsletter. Mrs. Harrison was preceded in death by her husband William B. Harrison. She is survived by a cousin, Richard Bacot Stall of Myrtle Beach, S.C. The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2002, at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church with burial in Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, April 4, 2002, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, East Cooper Chapel, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., 884-3833. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 302 Hibben St., Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
Entered into eternal rest Monday, April 1, 2002, Mrs. Bernice Gadsen of Dixie Plantation Road, Hollywood. The relatives and friends of Mrs. Gadsen are invited to attend her funeral service, 10 a.m., Thursday, April 4, 2002, in St. Paul AME Church, Hwy. 162. Rev. John Alston pastor. Interment will follow in Calvary AME Church Cemetery, Edisto Island. Visitation for Mrs. Gadsen will be Wednesday, 2 to 5 p.m., at the chapel and 6 to 8 p.m., at St. Paul AME Church. The family will also receive friends at 5612 Dixie Plantation Road.
Mrs. Gadsen is survived by her sons, Edward Gadsen (Jessica), Robert Wilson (Eloise), Horace Gadsen and Andrew Gadsen; grandchildren, Daisy Wilson, Jeanette Thomas, Dionne Wilson and Marvin Gadsen; great-grandchild, Justin Thomas; a brother Fred Gadsen (Carolyn); sister-in-law, Rachel Gadsen; brother-in-law, Julius Frazier; a host of nieces and nephews, cousin and friends. Funeral arrangements by DOROTHY'S HOLLYWOOD CHAPEL (889-6485.)
RUFFIN - Mrs. Pearl Given Lyons, 85, of 723 Schoolhouse Road, entered into eternal rest Monday at Oakwood Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, at Pine Grove Baptist Church #1 with Rev. Ralph Warren officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, directed by the BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME.
Mrs. Lyons was born in Colleton County, the oldest daughter of the late Lee and Florence Crosby Givens. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, where she served in several leadership roles over the years. She was retired from Walterboro Dress Plant, where she worked for 28 years. She was the widow of Leroy Lyons.
Surviving are, a daughter, Vicki Irby of Norcross, Ga., granddaughters, Dena Crosby of Richmond, Va., and Tracey Crosby of Atlanta, Ga., a sister, Ruth Hudson Busch of Summerville, a brother, Marshall Givens of Ruffin, step-children, Mozelle Epp of Lincoln, Neb., J.A. Trippe, Jr., of Greenville, Mary Stokes of Salley, and Lillian Harnsberger of Fort Mill.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Wednesday, at the Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church #1, 99 Pine Grove Road, Walterboro, S.C. 29488.
WALTERBORO - Mrs. Opal McGee Harrison, 74, of 533 Center St., entered into eternal rest Monday in Washington, D.C. Her son Heyward Baker was by her side when she died. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, at the Chapel of the Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Glendale Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Harrison was born in Lake City, S.C., a daughter of the late Samuel Heyward McGee and Reatha Floyd McGee. She was a former insurance office manager, and retired from the Federal Land Bank Association in Walterboro. She was a member of Northside Christian Church and was a member of Senior Friends. She was first married to the late Emiel C. Baker and then to the late Paul O. Harrison.
Surviving are, two sons, F. Heyward Baker of Cheverly, Md., and Emiel C. Baker, Jr., of Kingstree, S.C., step-children, Verlillian Riddle of Spartanburg, Inez Soland of Columbia, and Ben Harrison of Walterboro, a sister, Mickie Hanniford of Lake City, S.C., two grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, and five step-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Saturday, at the BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Washington, 3720 Upton St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016.
HERNDON, Sr., James
James Seborn Herndon, Sr., 64, died Monday, April 1, 2002, at his home in Goose Creek. Born February 9, 1938, in Poplarville, Miss., he was the son of Flemong and Burna Mae Herndon (nee Davis). Mr. Herndon retired as a Tech Sergeant after 22 years of service in the U.S. Air Force that included two tours in Vietnam and one in Thailand. He was a former member of the American Legion Post 166. Later he was employed by the City of Hanahan. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Cora; four children and their spouses, Ricky P. Herndon (Eva Marie Herndon), Moncks Corner; Barbara Everett (John Christopher Everett), Macedonia; Lolita Cordovez (Brian Magargal) Goose Creek; James S. Herndon, Jr. (Angelia Medina Herndon), Harleyville; five brothers and sisters, Norma Jean Clinton, Hattiesburg, Miss.; Margie Bullen, Pat Herndon, and Josephine Bullen, all of Poplarville, Miss.; and E.J. Herndon, Bay St. Louis, Mo.; eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Huey Garvin Henderson. A Mass of Christian Liturgy will be held 11 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2002, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Entombment with military honors will follow at Plantation Memorial Gardens. A vigil service will be held, Thursday, April 4, 2002, at 7 p.m. with visitation to follow until 9 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 510 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, S.C. 29445. Arrangements by MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 100 S. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek, S.C.
Mr. Terry Michael Brooks, age 62, of Charleston, S.C., died March 31, 2002. Mr. Brooks was a graduate of the Citadel and the University of South Carolina Law School. While serving in the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps. He continued his legal career with the U.S. Department of Labor and later as an attorney in private practice in Nashville, Tenn., specializing in Labor and Employment Law.
Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his parents, Lovic Alton Brooks, Sr., and Margaret Haley Brooks.
Survivors include his son, Dr. Terry Michael Brooks, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Leslie Denton Brooks of Birmingham; sister, Shirley Brooks Hildebrand (Jack) of Alexandria, Va.; brothers, Lovic Alton Brooks, Jr. (Carrie Alice) of Atlanta, Ga., Dan Winston Brooks (Joyce) of Westminster, S.C., and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at Ridout's Valley Chapel (205-879-3401) in Homewood, Ala.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Mr. Brook's favorite charities, the Alzheimer's Association or the Martha O'Bryan Center, 711 South 7th St., Nashville, Tenn. 37206. RIDOUT'S VALLEY CHAPEL, directing.
MILLIGAN, SR., Ezekiel
Entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 1, 2002, Mr. Ezekiel Milligan, Sr. of Pineville, S.C., husband of Mrs. Emmajean Milligan of Pineville, S.C., father of Ezekiel Milligan, Jr. of Atlantic City, N.J. and Robin Gwaltney of Moncks Corner, S.C.; brother of Juanita White, Emmaline White, Elizabeth Jenkins, Annie R. Primus and Andrew Milligan all of Pineville, S.C., Deloris Reid and Stephen Milligan both of New York City, N.Y. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS CORNER, S.C.
With regret, we inform you that Mr. John Edward Thomas of Dorchester, S.C. entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 31, 2002. The beloved son of the late Ms. Estelle Haynes; and the beloved brother of Ms. Mary Thomas of Dorchester, S.C. Funeral notice will be announced later by AIKEN-CAPERS FUNERAL HOME. Phone 873-2310.
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. - Alida Rollins Arrants Mizzell, 82, died Monday, April 1, 2002, at a Charleston hospital.
Born in Lee County, she was a daughter of the late George O. Rollins and the late Aline Woodham Rollins.
Surviving are a daughter, Marie de Tournillon; and a sister, Beaney Lee Polin both of Charleston.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Tillers Cemetery in the Turkey Creek Community with Rev. Dale Warren officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society.
HANCOCK-ELMORE-HILL FUNERAL HOME, BISHOPVILLE, S.C., is in charge of the arrangements.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Wilfred Lee West, and those of his son, Mr. Jamie Gardner, those of his mother Mrs. Carrie Lee West; those of his brothers and sister, Mr. Nick West, Mr. Donaver West (Veronica), Ms. Linda Carter, cousins are invited to attend his Home Going services on Thursday, April 4, 2002, 11:30 a.m. at Campbell Hill UM Church, Summerville. Interment will be held in the Church Cemetery. Mr. West will lie-in-state this evening from 4-6 p.m. at AIKEN-CAPERS FUNERAL HOME.
Entered into eternal rest on March 31, 2002, Mrs. Isabelle Ladson Ancrum, of 1915 Ferguson Road, James Island, S.C. Beloved mother of Frank P. Ancrum, III, Kyren Ancrum both of Mount Pleasant, S.C., sister of Leroy Ferguson, Julius Ladson (Carrie), Ricky Ladson, Theola Ladson, Marie Ladson, Voila Hardaway all of Charleston, S.C. and Jenetta Nelson (Richard) of Jersey City, N.J. Niece of Julia Brown and Arthur Ladson both of Charleston, S.C. The family will receive friends at 290 Fleming Road, Apt. C, Charleston, S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by JOHNSON-HALLS FUNERAL HOME.
Carrol Douglas Truluck, 73, died Monday evening in a Charleston hospital after an illness. Graveside funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Olanta directed by BELK FUNERAL HOME of Darlington.
Mr. Truluck was born in Florence County the son of the late Carl Darby and Mary Lee Segars Truluck. He was employed in construction for most of his life.
Surviving are four sons, Robert Truluck of Charleston, S.C., Carl Joseph Truluck of Charleston, W.Va., Raymond Douglas Turluck of Charleston, W.Va., and Danny Ray Truluck of Brandenburg, Ky.; three daughters, Judy Truluck Shokes of Charleston, S.C., Gail McClaskey Eminence, Ky. and Robin Ogren of Brandenburg, Ky.; 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Truluck Byrd and Ellen Truluck Thomas both of Darlington.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and at other times at 321 Spring Street, Darlington.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of April 2, 2002, Robert "Bob" Conley Goodwin, widower of Darlene "Dolly" Weinke Goodwin. Residence, James Island, S.C. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Thursday evening between 6 and 8 o'clock. The time of the funeral service will be announced later.
Memorials may be made to Care Ministry at Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 1605 Harborview Road, Charleston, S.C. 29412.
KNIGHT, C. Tillman
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of April 2, 2002, C. Tillman Knight, husband of Gladys Brown Knight. Residence, Charleston, S.C. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. Tillman Knight are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in St. Andrew's Parish United Methodist church, Thursday morning, April 4, 2002 at 11 o'clock. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, this Wednesday from 5 until 7 o'clock.
Mr. Knight was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Clarence Allen Knight and Emmie Knight Knight. He was a retired furniture salesman. He was a member of St. Andrew's Parish Unite Methodist Church, where he was a member of United Methodist Men's Club and a church usher for many years. He served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II and Korean.
Surviving are his wife of Charleston, S.C.; one daughter, Lynn Knight O'Quinn of Ladson, S.C.; one brother, Rev. Norman L. Knight of Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Evelyn J. McMillen of Charleston, S.C.; two grandchildren, Eric K. Knight and Rebecca N. O'Quinn.
Memorials may be made to St. Andrew's Parish United Methodist Church, 3225 Ashley River Road, Charleston, S.C. 29414.
Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of April 1, 2002, Dorothy J. Coker, widow of Bill Stewart Coker. Residence, North Charleston, S.C. Mrs. Coker was preceded in death by a son, Robert S. Coker. The relatives and friends of Dorothy J. Coker are invited to attend her funeral services in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel, Thursday afternoon, April 4, 2002 at 4:00 o'clock. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call STUHR'S GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL this (Wednesday) evening between 6:00 and 8:00 o'clock. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of North Charleston, 4217 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, S.C. 29405.
Mrs. Coker was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 5, 1923, the daughter of the late William Henry Raper and Viola Jones Raper. She was a member of First Baptist Church of North Charleston and a homemaker. She was a graduate of Farragut High School, Knoxville, Tenn. and a volunteer with the Gray Ladies of Charleston Naval Hospital.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul S. and Delores A. Coker, Dorchester, S.C.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joye C. and William H. Peagler of Cross, S.C., Kay C. and Vince C. Ott of Goose Creek, S.C.; one daughter-in-law, B.J. Coker of Columbia, S.C., widow of Robert S. Coker; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille Comeau, Katherine Webb both of Tennessee; sisters-in-law, Lou Raper, Claudine Lawson, Dot Overton all of Tennessee; brother-in-law, Hadie S. Coker of Tennessee; numerous nieces and nephews.
Catherine Keith Taylor, 50, wife of Michael J. Taylor of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. died Friday, March 29, 2002 at her residence. The relatives and friends of Dr. and Mrs. Michael J. Taylor are invited to attend the memorial services for Cathy on Saturday, April 6, 2002 in Seacoast Community Church, Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. at 12:00 noon. Burial will be private. ARRANGEMENTS BY J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.
Mrs. Taylor was born in Glasgow, Scotland, a daughter of James and Catherine Keith. She was a member of Seacoast Community Church and former employee and Volunteer Coordinator of Lutheran Services Society.
Her surviving family are her husband of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., her mother, Catherine Stewart Keith of Aldridge, England, one daughter, Lindsay Catherine Taylor of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., one son, Ross James Taylor of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and one sister, Elizabeth Llewellyn of Lilleshall, England.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Hollings Cancer Center, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, P.O. Box 250955, Charleston, S.C. 29425 or Seacoast Community Church, (Missions Fund), 750 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 29464.