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South Carolina Obituary Collection - Charleston County - 279

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Date: Tuesday, 3 May 2011, at 2:37 p.m.

PAYTON, Joseph
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of Tuesday, May 7, 2002, Mr. Joseph Payton. Residence, 1137 Carverwood, Ave. (West Ashley), Charleston, S.C. He is the beloved husband of Mrs. Vernell S. Payton, father of Mr. Mathew McKinney, Mr. Darryl McKinney (Arlene) and Mrs. Shantay Young (Raymond), grandchildren Raven Young, Raymond Young, Raina Young, Tiesha McKinney, Eric Sylvester McKinney, Vaugn C. Fashan, Kendra Smalls, Pierre Smalls, Shawn Smalls and Michael Smalls. Funeral arrangements to be announced by HARLESTON-BOAGS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 121 Calhoun St., (Downtown) Charleston, S.C. Phone (843) 723-3066.

ANTLEY, Hampton Lee
Lt. Col. Hampton Lee Antley, US Army Ret., entered into eternal rest on Monday evening, May 6, 2002 after a brief illness. He was ninety years old and the husband of Claribel D. Antley. The relatives and friends of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Hampton L. Antley are invited to attend the funeral services of the former Thursday, May 9, 2002 in First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant at 4:00 o’clock. Burial with full military honors will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 o’clock.
Hamp was born in Norway, SC in 1911 and grew up on a farm near Canadys, SC, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and swimming in the Edisto River.
Hamp attended Clemson University and received a commission in to the regular U.S. Army while in Paris, France. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1956 after twenty-three years of service and moved to Mount Pleasant with his wife and family. He was a charter member of the Fort Moultrie Old Timers Club. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant for forty-six years.
Surviving are his wife of fifty-nine years, Claribel Dawson Antley of Mt. Pleasant, SC, three daughters, Helen Zorn of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Frances Harbeson of Summerville, SC; and Deborah Antley Hulett of Mt. Pleasant, SC; one son, Marcus Dawson Antley of Anderson, SC; two sisters, Mary Blount of Aiken, SC and Dorothy Neale of Charleston, SC; one brother, Benjamin Antley of Charleston, SC; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant, Building Fund, 681 McCants Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

Mrs. Marie A. Diggins of Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Remley's Point, S.C. departed this life on Monday, May 6, 2002. Wife of Mr. James Diggins, mother of Jermaine Diggins. Sister of Mrs. Rosa Shaw (Earl), Mrs. Rebecca Graddick (Fred) Mr. Marion Alston (Helen), Mrs. Eartha Bell (Wilbert), Mrs. Dorothy Connell, Mr. Irvine Alston (Rose), Ms. Dell Alston and Mr. Earl P. Alston (Janice), her aunt Elder Mary F. Mitchell, uncle Bishop Enoch Fordham. Funeral notice later. Friends may call at PASLEY'S MORTUARY, 1115 5th Ave., Maryville, 571-2300. Also at 232 7th Avenue, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Bernard (Bud) Thompson Tomlinson, Jr., 75, of Charleston, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2002 at a local Charleston hospital.
Services and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Canterbury House, 175 Market Street, Charleston, S.C. 29401.
Bud was born on July 21, 1926 in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Bernard Thompson Tomlinson, Sr. and Blanche Willis Tomlinson. He was a graduate of Huntington West Virginia schools. Bud was a United States Army veteran of World War II, wounded in action in the Pacific. He was also a car dealer and salesman in Charleston for 15 years and worked in the automotive industry for over 30 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. After retirement, Bud moved to the Canterbury House where he continued to work every day until his illness last year. A transplanted northerner, Bud truly loved Charleston and had many friends from his years in Charleston and especially from his years at the Canterbury House.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Jason and Karin Tomlinson of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Jeffrey Scott and Carolyn Tomlinson of Charleston, S.C.; grandson, Thomas Tomlinson; granddaughter, Karola Smith.

GOURDINE, Jr., Henry
Entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 6, 2002 Mr. Henry (Bobby) Gourdine, Jr. Residence, 1142 Oakleaf Drive, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. The beloved husband of Mrs. Lula G. Gourdine, the devoted father of Mrs. Marcella G. Gross (Christopher) Mrs. Shonda G. Gibbs (Mark), and Lt. Henry Lamont Gourdine, USN, the grandfather of Donte L. Gross, Alexandria B. Gibbs, and Gabriel M. Gourdine, the brother of Ms. Juanita Davis, Ms. Helen Watley, Ms. Helen Pear, Mr. Richard Gourdine, Ms. Patricia Corley Ms. Lucille Gourdine, Mrs. Earline Major, and Mrs. Ruby Eadie.
W.M. SMITH-MCNEAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2 Radcliffe Street, Charleston, S.C. will announce the funeral services (843) 722-3676, 1-800-924-5659 or e-mail memorial messages at

WRIGHT, Jr., Isaac
The relatives and friends of Mr. Isaac "James" Wright, Jr. are invited to attend his funeral services on Thursday, May 9, 2002. At 1:00 p.m. at W.M. Smith-McNeal Funeral Chapel, 4129 Hwy. 17 North, Awendaw, S.C. Interment Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens. Rev. A.D. Robinson officiating.
Mr. Wright is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. Rose Simmons (Garry), Mrs. Phillcia Venning (Ronnie), Ms. Beverly Wright, Mrs. Cherilyn Wright (Keenen), Mrs. Josephine Freeman, Mrs. Elaine Scott (Timothy) and Ms. Takiya Wright. Three sons, Mr. Henry Wright (Isabell), Mr. David Wright (Shirley) and Mr. Samuel Wright (Princetta). Two sisters, Mrs. Queen Esther Ellis (Cleveland), Mrs. Bessie Frasier (Andrew). Three brothers Mr. Thompson Wright (Patricia), Mr. Robert Wright (Patricia) and Mr. Eddie Wright (Shirley). Twenty nine grandchildren. One great-grandchild. Four sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, four aunts, one uncle and a host of nieces and nephews.
Viewing for Mr. Wright will be at the W.M. Smith-McNeal Funeral Home, 4129 Hwy. 17 North, Awendaw, S.C. On Wednesday, May 8, 2002. From 3:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where the family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Arrangements by W.M. SMITH-MCNEAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 881-4920 or 1-800-924-5659. Or you may e-mail a memorial message to

NIXON, Estelle
Relatives and friends of Mrs. Estelle Parker Nixon of Jamestown, S.C., the beloved mother of Mr. Clarence Nixon of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Doris Burroughs, Pittsburgh, Pa., Mr. Harry Nixon of Queens, N.Y., Ms. Louise Nixon, Mrs. Marie N. Gant, Ms. Margaret Nixon and Ms. Betty Jean Nixon, all of Jamestown, S.C., the beloved sister of Mr. James Parker, Mr. Izell Parker, Mr. John Parker, Mr. Clifford Parker, Mr. Leon Parker, Mrs. Lessie P. Turner, Etta P. Keaton and Geneva P. Little, are invited to attend her funeral services on Thursday, May 9, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Jamestown, S.C. Interment, Church Cemetery.
SCOTT'S MORTUARY, in charge of arrangements.

BAKER, Christine
GEORGETOWN - Christine L. Baker, 84, widow of Floyd M. (Buddy) Baker, Sr., died Monday, May 6, 2002 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 9, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. in GRAHAM FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL. Officiating will be Rev. Jack Mobley. Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
She was born May 20, 1917 in Petal, Miss., a daughter of the late Tillie Lambert and Floretta Thompson Lambert.
She was of the Southern Baptist faith and was a homemaker.
Surviving are two sons, Bobby Baker of Oregon and Dennis Baker of Georgetown; one daughter, Sue B. Gibson of Georgetown; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, Floyd M. Baker, Jr.; a daughter, Kathryn Flagel and a grandson Tracey Gibson.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Steven McKay Stewart 42, of Goose Creek, S.C., died Monday, May 6, 2002 in Charleston, S.C.
Memorial services will be held at Parks Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday morning, May 9, 2002 at 11 o'clock. Burial will be private.
Mr. Stuart was born on January 17, 1960 in Warner Robbins, Ga., a son of the late Forest Lee Stewart and Dorothy L. Caddin Key. He graduated from Goose Creek High School and was a paper maker at the Westvaco Paper Mill.
Survivors include his sister, Linda S. White of Goose Creek; and several nieces and nephews.

HEMINGWAY, S.C. - Roye Jean Rogers, 54, died Tuesday, May 7, 2002 in a Georgetown hospital after an illness.
Ms. Rogers was born in Hemingway a daughter of the late James Leroy Rogers and the late Birdie Lea Johnson Rogers. She was a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church and attended Hemingway schools.
Surviving are a brother, L.C. (Jackie) Rogers of Hemingway; sister, Lizzie R. (Sonny) Hyman of Pamplico, S.C.; a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the MORRIS FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL with burial in the Old Johnsonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 7, 2002, Mrs. Rebecca Campbell, age 112, beloved mother of Mr. Marion Campbell and Mr. George Campbell. Grandmother of Mrs. Alethia Bryant. Late residence 121 Dunbury Dr., Summerville, S.C. Funeral notice later. Friends may call at PASLEY'S MORTUARY, 1115 5th Ave., Maryville, 571-2300.

WOOD, Mary
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of May 6, 2002, Mary Freda Phillips Wood, wife of Harold C. Wood, Sr. Residence, Fairfax, Va. The relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services of the latter in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2002 at 1 o'clock. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at STUHR'S WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL Friday evening from 6 until 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Wood was born in Indian Castle, New York, the daughter of Herschel Phillips and Lilli Bell Singerland Phillips. She was a member of Harbor View Presbyterian Church. She was a life time member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary where she served as the publications officer. She was active in the scouting programs. She was a member of Newcomers Club and Trident Good Sams Club.
Surviving are her husband of Fairfax, Va.; two sons, Harold C. Wood, Jr. of Lake of the Wood, Va., and Harlen J. Wood of Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Barbara Ann Wood of Chantilly, Va.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Entered into eternal rest on the morning of May 7, 2002, Hazel Smith Heyward, widow of Osborn Barnwell Heyward. Residence, James Island, S.C. All services will be private.
Mrs. Heyward was born October 22 1923 in Wilmington, N.C., the daughter of Cecil Graham Smith and Lucy Kelly Smith. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. She worked with the Calhoun Mansion.
She is survived by 2 sons: Edward T. Heyward, II and Osborn B. Heyward, Jr. both of Charleston, S.C.; one daughter, Carroll Santos of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; one sister: Winifred Wise of Charleston, S.C.; one niece, Lucy Smith of Charleston, S.C.; one nephew, Billy Wise of Charleston, S.C.

BROWN, Mildred
We regret to inform you of the passing of our mother, Mrs. Mildred N. Scott Brown, wife of the late Rev. Ernest J. Brown, Sr. Both formerly resided in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Abraham Scott and the late Mrs. Lucille Venning Scott. She was the sister of Mr. George Scott, Sr.

The relatives and friends of Jean Damon Treat of Seabrook Island, are invited to attend her funeral services, Wednesday, at 3 o'clock at the graveside in Church of Our Savior Cemetery, Johns Island.

Haji Ahmad Haji Shamhudi originally from Indonesia, passed away on May 4, 2002, after a brief illness. He was 75. He lived in Singapore for most of his life but did visit Charleston in 2001 for an extended visit with his daughter, Salmah, granddaughter, Sharina and son-in-law, Dr. Thomas Kindel of the Citadel. He led a life of devotion to Allah (God) and to his family and had many friends throughout. A special religious service in his memory was held here in Charleston over the weekend. He was a wonderful husband, father, always a friend to strangers and was loved by many who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Hajjah Fatimah binte Haji Manap, two sons, Diham, Taufik, five daughters, Tina, Salmah, Faridah, Jamilah, Noraini, two grandsons, Mohd Shariff, Mohd Fathur and nine granddaughters, Nor, Sharina, Zylla, Zymma, Yani, Yaya, Ayu, Amy and Sofie. He will be dearly missed by all his family, relatives and friends everywhere. He was buried on Sunday, May 5, 2002, in Singapore.

The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Lebeus E. Upchurch are invited to attend his funeral services in First Christian Church, Thursday, May 9, 2002, at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Friends may call at the church, Thursday morning, from 10 o'clock until the time of the service. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of S.C., Coastal Branch, 1941 Savage Road, Suite 200-A, Charleston, S.C. 29407, or to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Bank of America Bldg., N. Charleston, S.C. 29406.

RIDGELL, Lucille
The Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille G. Ridgell, wife of Pinckney Ridgell, will be celebrated at 11 o'clock, A.M. this Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. James Blvd., Goose Creek. Arrangements were made by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL.
Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Building Fund, 510 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, S.C. 29445.

BENNETT, Charles
The relatives and friends of Mr. Bennett are invited to attend his Memorial Service in Christ St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Meggett, S.C., Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2002, at 3 o'clock. Interment, will be private. Arrangements made by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Christ St. Paul's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 426, Yonges Island, S.C. 29449.

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