Linh Thi Keenan, 66, of North Charleston, S.C., died Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at Parks Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday morning, May 11, 2002 at 11 o'clock. Burial will be at Plantation Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C. this Friday evening from 6-8 o'clock. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Low Country Free Will Baptist Church, 2720 Shadow Lane, North Charleston, S.C. 29406.
Ms. Keenan was born on October 2, 1935 in Ha Dong, Vietnam, a daughter of the late Beo-Luong-Van and Phan-Nguyen-Thi. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her very close friend, David Duncan of North Charleston, S.C., her foster mothers, Rheba Isgitt of North Charleston, S.C. and Delores Johnson of Charleston, four foster brothers, Dennis L. Isgitt, Ricky D. Isgitt, Frank A. Isgitt and Robert J. Mosher.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 8, 2002, Mr. Charlie Washington of Jamestown, S.C., father of Ms. Rosa Lee Miller and Mrs. Carolyn Limehouse of Moncks Corner, S.C.; stepfather of Mr. Joe Miller of Jamestown, S.C.; brother of Mrs. Ida Bell Jones of Goose Creek, S.C. Friends may call at the residence of his daughter, 209 Allen Park Lane, Moncks Corner, S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS CORNER, S.C.
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. James Joseph Heslin are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial for the former at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2002 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Folly Beach. The Rite of Committal will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston, Inc., 3896 Leeds Ave., North Charleston, S.C. 29405. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY. 766-1365.
LANE, S.C. - Funeral services for the late Brother Theodore Harvin, Jr. will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2002, 3:00 p.m. at Kingstree Church of Christ, Kingstree, S.C. Brother Billy McVey is the pastor. Interment will be at Jerusalem United Methodist Church, Salters, S.C.
DIMERY AND ROGERS FUNERAL HOME in Kingstree is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Harvin departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at his residence in Lane, S.C.
He was born in Williamsburg County on December 31, 1947, a son of the late Mr. Theodore John Harvin, Sr. and Mrs. Merciner and Maxwell Harvin.
He was a graduate of Williamsburg Blakely High School and attended Allen University, Columbia, S.C.
Mr. Harvin was the owner of Harvin's Grooming Salon in Andrews, S.C. He was also a certified welder.
He served in the U.S. Armed Forces and fought in the Vietnam War.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Gladys M. Harvin of the home; four sons, Mr. Theodore M. Harvin, III (Latitia) and Mr. Dwayne Harvin (Fredreece) both of Lane, S.C., Mr. Valencia Harvin and Mr. Kevin Harvin both of Atlanta, Ga.; one daughter, Ms. Rockell Harvin of Atlanta, Ga.; three brothers, Mr. David Delane Harvin (Johnnie Mae) of Salters, S.C., Mr. Harry D. Harvin (Geraldine) and Mr. Shedrick Harvin (Rose Mary) both of Lane, S.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Hyratha Spriggs and Mrs. Geneva Stinnett both of Baltimore, Md., father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. Roland W. Cumbee and Mrs. Julittee A. Cumbee both of Andrews, S.C.; eight grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.
RAY, Sr., Joe
COLUMBUS, GA. - Joe Ray, Sr., 65, of 2209 Simmons Ave., Columbus, died Monday May 6, 2002 at the V.A. Hospital in Tuskegee, Ala.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Joshua Baptist Church in Charleston, S.C., with burial in the church cemetery, according to STRIFFLER-HAMBY MORTUARY MACON ROAD CHAPEL. Visitation will be held, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Ray was born October 21, 1936 in Bamberg, S.C. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, with a distinguished career spanning over 30, in the Army and National Guard. He received the Silver Star and the Purple Heart for being wounded in action in Vietnam. Other awards include the Combat Infantry Badge and the Vietnamese Service Cross, and many other awards to numerous to name. He was an electrician, and was married to the late Willie Mae Ray and preceded in death by a son, Joe Ray, Jr.
Survivors include two sons, Christin Ray and Vincent Ray of Columbus; five daughters, Oshawzale Jakes of Columbus, Marilyn Amato of Columbus, Elaine Click of Kentucky, Calasha Ray of Delaware, Tonicka Ray of Columbus, 16 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Marie A. Diggins, those of her husband, Mr. James Diggins, son, Jermaine Diggins, sisters, Mrs. Rosa Shaw (Earl), Mrs. Rebecca Graddick (Fred) , Mrs. Eartha Bell (Wilbert), Mrs. Dorothy Connell and Dell Alston, brothers, Marion Alston (Helen), Irvine Alston (Rose), and Earl P. Alston (Janice), aunt, Elder Mary F. Mitchell, uncle Bishop Enoch Fordham and other relatives are invited to attend her Home-Going services on Sunday, May 12, 2002, 1:00 p.m. in Holy Rock Temple of God, 2515 Clements Ferry Rd., Wando, S.C. Friends may call at PASLEY'S MORTUARY, 1115 5th Ave., Maryville, 571-2300. Remains to the church 6 p.m. Saturday, where the family will be receiving friends from 7-8 p.m. Interment, Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Rebecca Campbell, age 112, those of her children, Mr. Marion Campbell and Mr. George Campbell, granddaughter, Mrs. Alethia Bryant and other relatives are invited to attend her Home-Going services on Monday, May 13, 2002, 11:00 a.m. in New Israel Reformed Episcopal Church, 69 Simmons St., Charleston, S.C. Friends may call at PASLEY'S MORTUARY, 1115 5th Ave., Maryville, 571-2300 Sunday between 2-8 p.m. Remains to the church 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Rosa R. Mack, those of her son, Rev. Robert J. (Sylvia) Mack, grandchildren, Mrs. Winifred (Milton) Scott, Mr. James (Vernette) Owens, Mrs. Sharon (Clyde) Owens Jones, Mrs. Ramona (Charles) McDonald, Mr. Cedric Terrell (Vivian) Owens, Mr. Anthony Owens and Mr. Frank Rollerson, nieces and nephews are invited to attend her funeral service on Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. in Jerusalem Baptist Church, 26 Maverick Street, Charleston, S.C. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family on Friday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Rosemont Baptist Church, 1856 Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C. ARRANGEMENTS BY SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Ivy I. Thorpe, 67, entered into eternal rest on the evening of May 7, 2002. Mrs. Thorpe was the beloved wife of the late Francis M. Thorpe, Sr. The daughter of Abraham and Mary Kamaka (nee Pahaana). Born on April 4, 1935 on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Mrs. Thorpe met and married her husband on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, in 1955. Mrs. Thorpe attended the First Baptist Church of Goose Creek where she participated with the Silver Threads senior group. She attended Baptist College. She was a devoted wife, a very loving and giving mother and proud grandmother. She is survived by a daughter, Cathie Thorpe of Goose Creek, S.C.; three sons, Robert K. Thorpe, Kenny Thorpe (Robin) both of Goose Creek, S.C., and J R Thorpe of Charleston, S.C.; brother, Clement Kamaka and sister Doreen Saito, both of Hawaii; four grandchildren, Lindsey, Kayla and Cheyenne Thorpe and Michael Snow; and a host of loving family members including Rod Brown. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2002 at the First Baptist Church of Goose Creek, 141 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, S.C. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2002 at Sixkiller Cemetery, Afton, Okla. Memorials may be made to the Benevolence Fund, First Baptist Church of Goose Creek, 141 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, S.C. 29445. MCALISTER-SMITH GOOSE CREEK CHAPEL, 100 S. Goose Creek Blvd. (Hwy 52), Goose Creek, S.C. is serving the Thorpe family. On line condolences may be sent to www.mcalister-smith.com.
BENEVOLENT BROTHERHOOD SOCIETY OF MT. PLEASANT S.C. OFFICERS AND MEMBERS: You are requested to attend the funeral service of our late Brother Oliver Venning, Saturday May 11, 2002 at 11:00 AM Olive Branch A.M.E. Church Mt. Pleasant S.C. Sisterhood invited.
By Order Of:
Bro. Benjamin Gaillard,
Bro. Eugene Rouse, Secty
Helen Speissegger Timmerman, 91, passed away on May 7, 2002 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born in Charleston, South Carolina on March 22, 1911, Mrs. Timmerman was the youngest daughter of the late Walter Louis Speissegger and Marguerite Cordes Speissegger. She was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, Dr. William Bledsoe Timmerman and two of her sisters, Julia Speissegger Kelly and Marguerite Speissegger Grice.
After graduating from Memminger High School, Helen attended the College of Charleston. As a homemaker, she also enjoyed playing bridge, was an avid golfer and a passionate reader. A resident of Charlotte from 1954 until 1988, she served as a volunteer for the Mint Museum and was a member of Quail Hollow Club. After retiring to Charleston in 1988, she served as a dedicated and beloved volunteer at the Preservation Society of Charleston. Most recently, Helen was a resident of Sharon Towers in Charlotte.
Survivors include two sons, Walter Louis Timmerman, William B. Timmerman and wife, Debra of Charlotte and Columbia, South Carolina; two grandchildren, William Bledsoe Timmerman III and Catherine Lucille Timmerman; two step-grandchildren, Spencer Cowles Karney and Hope Rogers Karney, and a sister, Dorothy Speissegger Reeder of Charleston.
Friends will be received at the home of William and Debra Timmerman in Columbia on Thursday May 9, from 5 until 7. A private memorial service will be held the following day.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Preservation Society of Charleston, 147 King Street, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401.
HARRY AND BRYANT FUNERAL HOME is serving the family of Mrs. Timmerman.
Gothic Lodge No. 212, F.&A.M,: OFFICERS AND MEMBERS: You are requested to meet at the Masonic Temple, 145 St. Philip St, on Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. To pay our last tribute of respect to our deceased Brother Isiah Green. The Craft will sit with the family at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 44 Nassau St., Charleston, SC, on Friday, May 10, 2002 from 6:00 P.M. until the family leaves.
Craft fraternally invited.
By Order Of:
Eugene M. Johnson, W.M.
Bernard L. Judge, P.M. Secty.
Relatives and friends of Norma Lively Pentland are invited to attend a Memorial Service at 7:00 PM on MondayMay 13th at First Baptist Church of Ravenel at 5987 Hwy 165 Ravenel, S.C. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 267 Calhoun St., Charleston, S.C. 29401.
We sorrowfully regret to inform you that Mr. David W. Green Coach entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 9, 2002. Late residence, 1411 Carter Road, Ridgeville, S.C. Husband of Alice "Shirley" Coach; son of Rosemarie King and Joseph King, Jr.; brother of Deborah Simmons, Vanessa King, Evelyn King, Josetta King and Tera Richardson. Friends may call on the family at 1411 Carter Road, Ridgeville, S.C. Arrangements have been entrusted to the ALBERT A. GLOVER FUNERAL HOME, 113 BRYAN ST., SUMMERVILLE, S.C. Phone (843) 871-1528.
GREEN, Sr., Isiah
The relatives and friends of Mr. Isiah (Ike) Green, Sr., those of his wife, Mrs. Julia Green, children, Isiah Green, Jr., Ronald Green and Kenneth J. (Rebecca) Green and sisters, Ms. Lucille Nesbit and Ms. Daisy Brown are invited to attend his funeral services, Saturday, May 11, 2002, at 11 a.m., at Ebenezer AME Church, 44 Nassau St. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3448 or 1-800-290-5954. Remains to the church on Saturday at 10 a.m.. Interment, Sarah King Cemetery, Parkers Ferry.
The relatives and friends of Mr. James Deas, (parents, the late James and Betty Anderson Deas), those of his aunt, Mrs. Dorothy Brailford of South Fallsburg, N.Y, are invited to attend his funeral services Monday, May 13, 2002, at 1 p.m. at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 or 1-800-290-5954. Interment, Johnson Cemetery, Stall Road, North Charleston, S.C.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of May 10, 2002, Mrs. Juanita Givens, beloved wife of Rev. Willie E. Givens, Jr., mother of Edwin D. Givens, Darrell W. Givens, Sharon L. Givens and Dexter A. Givens and sister of Mrs. Louvenia Prince, Mrs. Anne Tompkins and Ms. Carrie Harrison. Late residence 82 Brisbane Drive, Charleston, S.C. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 or 1-800-290-5954. Funeral notice later.
Lillian Margaret Ramsey Secchi, 79, of Ladson, widow of Alfred William Secchi died Thursday in a local hospital.
Memorial service will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock in Tri-County Cremation Center Chapel, Summerville. Burial will be private.
Friends may call at Tri-County Cremation Center from 2 o'clock until the hour of service.
Born on June 9, 1922 in Chelsea, Mass., a daughter of the late Peter Joseph Ramsey and Anna Catherine Galant Ramsey. She attended schools in Chelsea, Mass. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lynn, Mass.
Surviving are 1 son, John S. Hodgdon of Lynn, Mass.; 6 daughters, Joann L. Parsons of North Charleston, Victoria L. Reed of Ladson, Jerri J. Hornsby of Salem, N.H., Lydia A. Hart of Lynn, Mass., Cindy E. Reed of Ladson, Rosella A. Richard of Danvers, Mass.; 1 brother, John William Ramsey of North Charleston; 3 sisters, Bertha Hooley of Chelsea, Mass., Olive R. Callahan of Lynn, Mass., Violet A. Andruskiwicz of Lynn, Mass.; 30 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by TRI-COUNTY CREMATION CENTER, 11000 DORCHESTER ROAD, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Leola Johnson Blie and those of her husband the late Mr. Joseph Blie, Sr. are invited to attend her funeral service 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2002 in Old Ashley Baptist Center, Old Pond Rd., Johns Island. Interment will follow at St. Phillip AME Church. Visitation for Mrs. Blie will be Sunday, 3:00 to 5:00 at the funeral home and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Phillip AME Church Hwy. 61. The family hour at the church will be 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Mrs. Blie is survived by her loving children, Jacob Johnson (Elaine), Claudia Mine (Joseph), Nellie Hair (John), Richard Wilson (Evelina), Josephine Carter (Belford), Mary Leftant (Jeff), Kathleen Blie, Leola Green (Arthur), Leomi Jenkins (Willie), JoAnn Jackson (Henry), Joseph Blie (Mary), Myrtle Yarber (Clyde), Rev. Sparvarie Taylor (Samuel), Sarah Ann Haddock and Katrina Stephen (Larry); step-children, Mack Peterson (Elouise), James Jones (Frances), Floretta Matheson, Ann Myers and Eric Simons; son-in-law, Edward Gourdine; 49 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Eugene Johnson (Dorothy); nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements by DOROTHY'S HOME FOR FUNERALS.
Dr. Philip Ormand Shillinglaw, 74, of Summerville, formerly of St. Stephen, a retired Medical Doctor after practicing for 36 years in St. Stephen, died Thursday at a Summerville nursing home.
The graveside funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Monday, at the Rose Hill Cemetery, York, S.C. Burial will be directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner.
Dr. Shillinglaw was born November 25, 1927, at York, S.C., a son of Edward M. Shillinglaw and Margaret Ormand Shillinglaw. He was a U.S. Navy and Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Stephen Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder. He was a member of the St. Stephen Lions Club, Alcohol and Drug Commission, South Carolina Medical Association, Berkeley Medical Association and the American Medical Association.
Surviving are his wife, Grace Steelman Shillinglaw of Moncks Corner; three sons, Tracy Shillinglaw of St. Stephen; John Mark Shillinglaw of Bonneau; Chris Shillinglaw of Moncks Corner; five daughters, Philma Cimorelli of Charleston, Jaime Bell of West Jefferson, N.C., Renee Conner of Dorchester, Paula Shillinglaw of Denver, N.C., Monique Smith of Cheraw; sister, Nell Norris of York, S.C.; 23 grandchildren.
Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., Sunday evening. Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Dr. Shillinglaw was preceded in death by a son, Philip Ormand Shillinglaw, Jr.