Mrs. Annie DeLoach Nix 83, of Varnville died Monday evening in the Harper Nursing Center in Estill.
Born Sept. 23, 1918 in Hampton County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward DeLoach and Ellen Winn DeLoach. Mrs. Nix was a homemaker and was a member of the Nixville Baptist Church. She was the widow of Jim Elton Nix.
Surviving are 2 brothers: Lester DeLoach of Estill and Earl DeLoach of Varnville; 1 sister: Earline Cope of Hampton. There are 33 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 pm in the CHAPEL OF PEEPLES-RHODEN FUNERAL HOME IN HAMPTON, conducted by Brother Paul DeLoach. Burial will follow in the Sandy Drain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Friends may call at the chapel on Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm and until the hour of services on Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Support Group. P. O. Box 68, Hampton, S. C. 29924.
The relatives and friends of James F. Baldwin are invited to attend his funeral service at 9:30 am. Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at the First Baptist Church of Charleston. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Pet Helpers, 1430 Folly Rd., James Island, S.C. 29412. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY. 766-1365.
Elmer James Murphy, 80, of Summerville, husband of Mary Ann Goller Murphy, died Sunday morning in local nursing home.
Graveside service will be held on this morning at 11 o'clock in Beaufort National Cemetery.
Mr. Murphy was born December 2, 1921 in Glen, N.Y., a son of the late John Murphy and Grace Wilder Murphy. He was a graduate of New York Schools. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II where he received the Purple Heart Medal and the Victory Medal. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in New York and he was of the Catholic faith.
Surviving are his wife of Summerville, one son, Daniel James Murphy of Charleston, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by: JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Funeral services for Richard Brown, 78, of 2648 Madden Dr., North Charleston, will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, at Friendship Baptist Church in St. Matthews.
Friends may call at the residence of his niece, Betty Bovain - Reid St., St. Matthews, and at CARSON FUNERAL HOME, ST. MATTHEWS, S.C.
BLANCHARD, Robert I.
Robert Igoe Blanchard, 69, of Charleston, S.C., died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston. Bobby was a composer of sacred and secular music; music and liturgical education administrator; and a music publisher. Mr. Blanchard was born Monday, August 1, 1932, in Charleston, S.C., a son of the late Claude Wright Blanchard, Sr., and Helena Igoe "Nellie" Blanchard. He was graduated from Bishop England High School, St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore, Md., with a degree in Philosophy and Education (BA 1954) and received his Master's Degree in Music Composition and Theory from the Catholic University of America (1958) in Washington, D.C. He spent a year of advanced study in composition at the Royal Flemish Conservatory of Music in Antwerp, Belgium. Mr. Blanchard was an internationally recognized composer of both sacred and secular music. His 1958 symphonic poem The Legend of Finwick was premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C. He is the author of a number of liturgical works, including the Mass in Honor of the Immaculate Conception and Mass for God's People as well as votive masses, choral works, Gospel Acclamation and other liturgical pieces. He was the founder and Executive Director of the Composer's Forum for Catholic Worship, Inc., in Sugar Creek, Mo. He was the director of Music for the Diocese of Kansas City, Mo. (1958-63) and Director of Music for the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. (1965-69). After his retirement he taught private piano and voice lessons for many years. He was a member of Christ Our King Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. He was predeceased by his brother, James Edward (Ned) Blanchard and his brother-in-law, Frederick Stroman McKay. He is survived by four brothers, Claude Wright Blanchard, Jr., and his wife, Mary Santos Blanchard; Paul Eugene Blanchard and his wife Kathleen O'Hagan Blanchard, Charles Comar Blanchard and his wife Elizabeth Farmer Blanchard and David Michael Blanchard and his wife, Linda LeaMond Blanchard and one sister, Helena Igoe Blanchard McKay and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2002, at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist at 120 Broad St., in downtown Charleston. The Rite of Committal will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Hugenin Ave. Friends may call at the JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY., this Thursday between 5 and 8 p.m. A Vigil Service for the deceased will begin at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Senior Ministries at Christ our King Catholic Church or the Catholic Community Life Center, Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1122 Russell Dr., Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 29464. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER, INC. 766-1365.
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of Wednesday, May 15, 2002, Ms. Alma T. Casey, residence 5746 Rickett Ave. (Apt. D), North Charleston, S.C. She is the beloved mother of Mr. Travis Casey and Mr. Marvin Casey. Sister, Mrs. Albertha Grant (Elijah), Mrs. Ida Glover (Donald), Mr. William Casey, Mr. Joe Casey, Mr. Harry Casey, and Mr. Michael Casey. Funeral arrangements to be announced by HARLESTON-BOAGS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 121 Calhoun St., (Downtown) Charleston, S.C. Phone (843) 723-3066.
James Joseph Brady, 60, of Hollywood, S.C., died Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at his residence. Mr. Brady was born, Friday, July 11, 1941, in Jamaica, Queens, New York, the son of the late Joseph James Brady, Sr., and Teresa Queenan Brady. He was a Captain in the Merchant Marines and a member of the Master Mates and Pilots Union. Mr. Brady was also a Commander in the United States Navy, Reserve. He is survived by his mother, Teresa Brady; two brothers, Jack and Joseph Brady; and a sister, Patricia Underwood. Mr. Brady's funeral service will be held in Leominster, Massachusetts. Local arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY., 766-1365.
BAKER, Sara Lee
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baker are invited to attend the funeral services of the latter Saturday, May 18, 2002 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL at 2:00 o’clock. Interment will follow in Wilson Cemetery. Friends may call at Stuhr’s Mount Pleasant Chapel Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 o’clock.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Furman and Esther Touchberry Endowed Scholarship, Charleston Southern University Development Office, P.O. Box 118087, Charleston, SC 29423-8087 or St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 6655 North Hwy. 17, Awendaw, SC 29429.
Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of May 15, 2002, Elizabeth Hughes Stello, widow of Walter H. Stello. Residence, Charleston, S.C. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services at the graveside in Bethany Cemetery, Friday, at 11 o'clock. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Thursday between 5 and 7 o'clock.
Mrs. Stello was born December 15, 1920, in Charleston, S.C., the daughter of Steedley B. Hughes and Lorene Blocker Hughes. She was a member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. She retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard.
She is survived by one daughter, Peggy S. Boehrig of Charleston, S.C.; two sons, William C. Stello of Charleston, S.C., and Robert W. Stello of St. Mary's Ga.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Eileen K. Stanley of Charleston died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at a local hospital. Mrs. Stanley was born January 19, 1951, to the late James Peter Kuhn, Sr., and Anne Fenningham Kuhn in Philadelphia, Pa. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Stanley. She was a resident of Charleston, S.C., for 26 years; a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and served on the Board of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Trident Chapter in 1983, 1984, and 1985. She is survived by one brother, James P. Kuhn, Jr., and wife Elizabeth, nieces, Laura E. Kuhn and Krista A. Kuhn of Cohasset, Mass.; one sister Patricia O'Neill, niece, Erin O'Neill-Scanlon and nephew Brendan P. O'Neil of Metuchen, N.J.; and sister-in-law, Betsy Shepherd, one niece and one nephew of Horshan, Pa. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 17, 2002, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1695 Wallenburg Blvd., Charleston, S.C., 29407, at 9 a.m. and inurnment will follow in Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, S.C. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, South Carolina Chapter, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Columbia, S.C. MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 150 Wentworth St., Charleston, S.C., is assisting the family.
PARTIN, John E.
WALTERBORO - Mr. John Egan Partin, 88, of 115 Camellia Drive, died Tuesday at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, at Live Oak Cemetery, in Walterboro, directed by the BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME.
Mr. Partin was born in Littleton, N.C., a son of the late John Harrison Partin and Claire Maguire Partin. He was a retired salesman with Coastal of Carolina. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and was a former manager of Novit-Siegel Department Store.
Survivign are his wife, Mollie Turner Partin, daughter, Frances Egan Partin Cooper of Norcross, Ga., sister, Catherine Scully of Kentucky, and three granddaughters, Karen Cooper and Deborah Cooper of Atlanta, Ga., and Camille Cooper of Clemson, S.C.
Memorials may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church in Memory of John E. Partin, P.O. Box 933, Walterboro, S.C. 29488.
Mr. Francis Ellis Peeples, husband of Eleanor McDonald Peeples, died Tuesday morning in University Hospital in Augusta. He was 82.
Mr. Peeples was born in Allendale County, April 8, 1920, a son of the late Junius Black Peeples, Sr., and Daisie Ellis Peeples. He was a retired farmer, and a retired member of the South Carolina Peace Officer's Association. He was a past president of the Peeples Hunting Club, and was a lifelong member of Lower Three Runs Baptist Church, where he served as chairman of the board of deacons.
Mr. Peeples was pre-deceased by two sisters, DuPont P. Harper and Elizabeth P. Nowell, as well as three brothers, Junius Black Peeples, Jr., DeLacy Vincent Peeples, Sr., and Pringle Laughlin Peeples, Sr.
Surviving, besides his wife of Augusta Hwy., in Martin are three sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, an aunt, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held, Saturday morning, at 11:00 in the Lower Three Runs Baptist Church, with Rev. Billy L. Mew, and Rev. Fred B. Orr officiating. Burial will follow in the Lower Three Runs Cemetery. Active pallbearers include, Hayne P. Harper, Pringle L. Peeples Jr., Junius Keith Peeples, John L. Nowell, C. Glenn Hall, and T. Eugene Hall. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lower Three Runs Building Fund, 7108 Augusta Hwy., Martin, S.C. 29836. SMITH-RHODEN FUNERAL HOME of Allendale is in charge of arrangements.
The relatives and friends of Mr. & Mrs. Clarence J. Hughes of Hanahan, S. C. are invited to attend the funeral services for the former, 11:00 am Friday morning, May 17, 2002, in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Interment will be in the St. Stephen Episcopal Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm this Thursday evening.
Eleanor Briscoe Warren, 82, of Hill Street, Moncks Corner, S.C. a retired Berkeley and Charleston County School teacher, died Tuesday in a North Charleston hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:00 pm Friday afternoon, May 17, 2002, in the First Baptist Church, Moncks Corner. Interment will be in St. John's Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm this Thursday evening.
Mrs. Warren was born Aug. 29, 1919, in Moncks Corner, S.C. a daughter of Richard E. Briscoe and Mary DeHay Briscoe. She taught school in Berkeley and Charleston counties for 28 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Moncks Corner. She was a member and past president of the Berkeley Artist Guild. She was past president and secretary of the Happy Hour Senior Citizens Group. She was a member of the Berkeley County Historical Society. She graduated from Berkeley High School and Winthrop College. She did graduate work at the Medical University, Duke University, and Clemson University. She was the widow of W. B. Warren, Sr.
Surviving are two daughters, Margaret Warren of Hickory, NC. and Marie W. Godley of Charleston; two sons, Thomas Warren of Columbia and Timothy Warren of Santee Circle; two step sons, William B. Warren, Jr., of Ladson and Robert Warren of Pinopolis; and six grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren.
Jane Aldine Nichols, 65, of Summerville, S.C. died Sunday, May 12, 2002 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, May 16, 2002, at Bethany United Methodist Church Spell Chapel at 4 o'clock. Burial will be in Boone Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church 118 West 3rd South Street Summerville, S.C. 29483.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, INC., SUMMERVILLE, S. C.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Theresa Jones, those of her children, Ms. Ramona Jones, Ms. Maxina Howard, Mr. David Jones, Ms. Mia Jones and Mrs. Angel (Brent) Rhodes, mother, Mrs. Alice White, brother, Mr. Charles White, devoted friend, Mr. Julius Alston, grandchildren, aunts, uncles are invited to attend her funeral service on Friday, May 17, 2002 at 1:00 pm. in New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 2900 Appleton Ave. North Charleston S. C. Interment Nazareth Cemetery, Pinopolis S.C. Visitation with the family on Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the church. ARRANGEMENTS BY-SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
MCCOY, S. Mack
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Seedo "Mack" McCoy are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in BROCKINGTON FUNERAL HOME, Lake City, SC, this (Thursday) morning, May 16, 2002, at 11:00 o'clock. Burial will follow in Hick Cemetery, Coward, SC. Friends and loved ones may call at Brocking Funeral Home.
Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL.
Cornelia Avant Wilcher, 72, a retired secretary, died Tuesday at the Colleton Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at THE CHAPEL OF THE FRED PARKER FUNERAL HOME, conducted by Rev. Posey Belcher. Interment will be at 2:30 P.M. Saturday in Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, Ga.
Mrs. Wilcher was born July 13, 1929 in Colleton County, a daughter of the late Cornelius McKay Avant and Marie Kinsey Avant. She was a member of Doctors Creek Baptist Church and a graduate of Spartanburg Junior College.
She is survived by a brother, Jack Avant of Walterboro and three nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Darwin A. Wilcher of Mitchell, Ga.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 80459, Charleston, SC, 29416-0459.
Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Fred Parker Funeral Home.
Entered into eternal rest on May 14, 2002, Mr. Eli Smith, beloved husband of Mrs. Albertha Smith, father of Mr. Isiah (Andriette) Smith of Fort Washington, Md., Mr. Andrew (Emily) Simmons of Charleston, SC, and brother of Ms. Anna Brown of Johns Island, SC. Late residence 2942 River Road, Johns Island, SC. Friends may call at FIELDINGS HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 or 1-800-290-5954. Funeral notice later.
Entered into rest the morning of May 14, 2002, Walter L. Hoss, widower of Anne Plivelich Hoss. Residence, North Charleston, SC. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service in Cooper River Baptist Church, Saturday, May 18, 2002 at eleven o'clock. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL, 2119 Dorchester Road, Friday evening from six until eight o'clock.
Born February 28, 1917 in Bannockburn, Georgia, Mr. Hoss was the son of the late William Andrew Hoss, Jr. and Nita Mae Lane Hoss. Mr. Hoss was retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard, where he was a Sheet Metal Superintendent. He was a member of Cooper River Baptist Church and a veteran of the US Army and served during WWII. Mr. Hoss enjoyed his retirement through his love of gardening, especially his Camellias.
Surviving Mr. Hoss are his daughter, Mary Ann Hoss and her husband, Lynwood Barker of Lynchburg, Va., his son, Walter L. 'Larry' Hoss, II and his wife, Jennifer Hoss of Kennesaw, Ga., a brother, Julian R. Hoss of Columbus, Ga. and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cooper River Baptist Church, 1059 Crawford Street, N. Charleston, S.C. 20405 or to the American Heart Association of S.C., 409 King Street, Suite 300, Charleston, S.C. 29401.