The relatives and friends of Marva Kamper Morel, widow of T/Sgt. Rolan Morel, USAF (Ret.) are invited to attend her funeral services in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTH AREA CHAPEL this Thursday morning, March 14, 2002, at eleven o'clock. Entombment will follow in Plantation Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Stuhr's North Area Chapel. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
The relatives and friends of Lois Brown Byrd, widow of Douglas Jennings Byrd are invited to attend her funeral services Thursday at Twelve Noon at the graveside in Bethany Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 1853 Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.
The relatives and friends of Ms. Sarah Bell Carter are invited to attend her funeral services on Friday, March 15, 2002, 1PM, at Mt. Carmel AME Church, 591 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC, interment, Sunset Memorial Gardens, No. Charleston, SC. Ms. Carter is survived by her sister, Ms. Margaret Carter, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends. Viewing for Ms. Carter will be at the WILLIAM M. SMITH MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2 Radcliffe Street, Charleston, on Thursday, March 14, 2002 from 2-5:30PM and at SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH, 570 Rutledge Avenue, from 6-8PM. The Family will receive friends from 7-8PM. Arrangements by W.M. SMITH-MCNEAL FUNERAL HOME, inc. 722-3676 or 1-800-924-5659, or you may e-mail a memorial message at Wmsbmc2@aol.com.
The relatives and friends of 1st Lieutenant Arthur Charles "ACE" Everett, Sr, US Marine Corps (Ret), husband of Ann Keels Everett are invited to attend his Memorial Service this afternoon at 3 o'clock in Bethany United Methodist Church-Spell Chapel, Summerville. A private entombment will be in Florence Memorial Gardens, Florence, SC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Bethany United Methodist Church-Organ Fund, 118 West 3rd South St., Summerville, South Carolina 29483.
Arrangements by: JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, S.C.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Tommie Carroll, Jr. Those of his wife Mrs. Rosa Lee Carroll and father Mr. Tommie Carroll, Sr. are invited to attend his funeral services on Friday, March 15, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Nebo A. M. E. Church, Adams Run, S.C. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS 722-3348, 889-8191 or 1-800-290-5954. Friends may view Mr. Carroll on Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 7173 Hwy 162. Interment: Church Cemetery.
The relatives and friends of Christopher Brian are invited to attend his funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Thursday March 14, 2002 at the Graveside, Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER FUNERAL HOME, 1620 SAVANNAH HWY. 766-1365
Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, Mrs. Annie R. Middleton of Bonneau, S.C. mother of John L. Middleton, Susan J. Nelson of Bonneau, S.C. Theryll C. Middleton of Georgetown, S.C. Helen Middleton, Carrie B. Ricketts of Philadelphia, PA, Dorothy M. White of Summerville, S.C. sister of Ethel Glover of Charleston S.C. and David Washington, Sr. of Bonneau S.C. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., MONCKS CORNER S.C.
Alexandru Bucovschi, 58, of Moncks Corner, S.C. died Monday, March 11, 2002 at a Charleston hospital.
Funeral services will be held at PARKS FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, Thursday afternoon, March 14, 2002 at 1 o'clock. Burial will be in Plantation Memorial Gardens. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, S.C. 29406.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, SUMMERVILLE S.C.
PHILLIPS, JR., William
William Allen Phillips, 27, of St. Stephen, S.C. a former student at Trident Technical College, died Tuesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, March 15, 2002, in the Russellville Christian Church. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the ST. STEPHEN CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. this Thursday evening.
Mr. Phillips was born Oct. 9, 1974, in Moncks Corner, S.C. a son of William Allen Phillips and Linda Barrs Phillips. He was a member of the Russellville Christian Church. He was a graduate of Macedonia High School and attended Trident Technical College.
Surviving are, his parents of St. Stephen; and two brothers, John Paul Phillips of 29 Palms, CA, and Christopher Michael Phillips of St. Stephen.
Entered into eternal life on March 5, 2002, Katherine (Kitty) Muller Vaupel at her home in Cranford, New Jersey. Mrs. Vaupel was born and raised in Charleston S.C. the daughter of Otto J. Muller and Lillian Wulbern Muller. After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1932, she worked as a Laboratory Technician at the Medical College of Charleston. In 1944, she married Ernest Vaupel and lived in New Jersey and New York. After her husband's retirement in 1971, the couple moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 1998, Mrs. Vaupel moved to Cranford, New Jersey to be near her family there. She was a life-long Lutheran and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Charleston S.C. until after her marriage.
Mrs. Vaupel is pre-deceased by her husband, Ernest, and a sister, Rena K. Muller and four brothers, Otto J. Muller, J. Kruse Muller, John W. Muller and H. Lee Muller all from Charleston. She is survived by her son, Ernie and daughter Kathy Vaupel, two grandchildren, Dan and Kate, and from Charleston her nieces, Eleanor M. Crosby, Joanna Muller and Jan M. Goin, and nephews, Harry L. Muller and Eric Muller.
A private intermenty will be in Magnolia Cemetery on Thursday.
After Oxford, he returned to St. Davids, Cheraw. During the next few years, he and Rosa were active as camp leaders at both St. Christopher and Kanuga Episcopal Church camps. In 1953, he accepted a call to Holy Trinity in Clemson, South Carolina, and served as chaplain to the student body at Clemson College and as a teacher of philosophy. He was an enthusiastic participant in the Clemson Little Theater. In June 1958, he received his Master of Sacred Theology from the University of the South, Sewanee. He returned to active duty in the Army, serving as chaplain of the 8th Street Chapel in Fort Meade, Maryland. He received an Army Commendation Medal for that tour. Reverend Oliveros was sent to serve as chaplain in Korea.
Returning to civilian ministry in 1962, he was assigned to St. Francis, s new church mission in Greenville, S.C. Fifteen years were spent successfully nurturing and expanding St. Francis, both in congregation strength overseeing the construction of a beautiful new church building.
Returning to the Low Country, he served in many parishes throughout the area, including St. James, James Island, St. Albans, Kingstree, The Church of the Epiphany, Eutawville, St. James, Santee, and the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul. He returned to St. Albans as chaplain to Episcopal students at The Citadel, a chapel he found as a student.
The re-opening of the Huguenot Church, Charleston, SC, which had been closed for thirty years except for once a year services, was one of Reverend Oliveros' proudest accomplishments. This newly vitalized church, under his guidance, has once again become a prominent Charleston church. He was named Pastor Emeritus.
During his retirement, he and Rosa produced the popular guidebook "Peoples and Steeples: a Walking Tour of Some Historic Churches in the Old City of Charleston."
He was a member and chaplain of many organizations: The French Huguenot Society of South Carolina, the First Families of South Carolina, the Society of Colonial Wars and the Agricultural Society of South Charleston and a life member of the South Carolina Society, which was founded by a Poinsett ancestor. He also belonged to the New England Society, St. Davids Society, St. Johns Hunting Club and the Carolina Yacht Club.
In 1996, he married Elizabeth LaRoche Bailey, widow of Thomas Constantine Bailey. His stepchildren are Mary LaRoche Bailey Maiorano, Helen Whitridge Bailey Appleton and Elizabeth Seabrook Bailey Cunningham.
The Reverend Oliveros is survived by his wife, Bess, his children by his first wife, Rosa Burnet Oliveros of Houston, Texas, Carolina Izlar Oliveros King and Robert Lovell Oliveros, Jr., both of Charleston, his grandchildren, Rosa Georgiana Oliveros Lange and Evelyn Diane Burnet St. Lawrence of Houston, Texas, Kristen Leah McElrath of New York City, and his great-grandchildren, Eleanor Burnet Rosaire, Carol Gwyn Rosaire IV and Drew Bryan Pruitt, all of Houston.
The Reverend Oliveros was a life-long member of St. Philips Episcopal Church in Charleston. A service celebrating his life will be held on Friday, March 15, at
OLIVEROS, Robert Rev.
French Huguenot Church
The Reverend Robert Lovell Oliveros, Episcopal Priest, entered into eternal life on March 12, 2002. He was born on February 8, 1920 in Charleston, South Carolina, the only child of Lovell Lott Oliveros and Evelyn Elizabeth Kenan Oliveros. Active as a youth in the Episcopal Church, he also enjoyed sailing, was a popular dancer and singer, and began a life-long involvement with amateur dramatics. He helped found the St. Albans Episcopal Chapel, was Company Commander, News Editor of The Bulldog and Editor in Chief of The Gideon. He was an Honor Graduate.
After graduation from the Citadel in 1941, he was called to active duty. He first command was a platoon of the 54th Coastal Artillery Unit in California. Assigned to Camp Stewart, Georgia, he commanded the 8th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group and was soon promoted to Captain.
In February 1943, he married Rosa Richards Burnet at St. Philips Church. Until her death in 1994, they shared a devotion to God, a passion for Charleston and Low Country, an interest in genealogy and travel, and a love of family. Their union produced three children, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
In 1943, he went ashore at Salerno and participated in one of the major battles of the Italian campaign. As Operations Officer for the Eighth Army 2nd Corps, he received an Award of Merit Medal with the following comments: "For meritorious service in combat from 11th May 1944 to 10th June 1944 in Italy. As S-3 of an anti-aircraft utility group, Captain Oliveros displayed outstanding ability and devotion to duty in coordinating the movements of anti-aircraft artillery protecting troops in their crossing of the Garigliano River and in their continued pursuit of the enemy through Rome." He also participated in the Naples-Foggia Campaign and the Rome-Arno campaign. He was promoted to Major on December 19, 1944, and was awarded the Bronze Star. From Marseilles he continued with the Central European and the Rhineland Campaigns.
After the war, he entered the School of Theology, University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 1949. He served his deaconate at St. Davids Church in Cheraw, South Carolina, where he was ordained as an Episcopal priest in 1950. Later that same year he took a sabbatical to do post-graduate studies at Oxford University. In England, he served as chaplain to an RAF unit and as vicar to a parish in Nuneham Courtenay.
James T. Borden, Jr., 74, died on Monday, March 11, 2002 in Claxton, GA. Mr. Borden was a native of Roaton, Honduras and formerly resided in Charleston, SC. He was retired as a Chief Engineer from the Merchant Marines after 50 years service and a Veteran Staff Sgt. of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Johns Island Masonic Lodge. He was predeceased by his parents, James T. and Drusilla E. Borden, his wife, Dorothy Summers Borden and infant daughter, Robin Annette Borden. He was a Catholic. He is survived by three sons, William Lawrence Borden (Beth), of James Island, SC, Garylee Summers Borden of Jacksonville, FL., and John Britton Borden of Charleston, SC; two brothers, Dr. Saxon Delano Borden of Houston, TX and Capt. William Austin Borden of Marathon, FL; and sisters Lynn B. Jones of French Harbor, Honduras Reina Borden, Drusilla Blair, Kay Ferrez, Terry LaBoy and Maxine Cancilla; four grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2002 at 2 PM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, James Island, SC. McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN CHAPEL IS ASSISTING THE FAMILY.
GROOMS, Jr., George
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Grooms, Jr. are invited to attend the funeral services of the former, in Christ's Sanctified Holy Church, Hanahan, S.C., Saturday afternoon, March 16, 2002 at 2:00 o'clock. Interment will be private. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Christ's Sanctified Holy Church this (Friday) evening at 7 o'clock. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ's Sanctified Holy Church, 1235, Belvedere Drive, Hanahan, S.C. 29406.
DIRECTIONS TO CHURCH ARE AS FOLLOWS: From Charleston take I-26 to Remount Road, left on Yeamans Hall Road, follow Yeamans Hall Road to Sedgefield Drive, turn left, continue to Belvedere Drive. The church is on corner of Sedgefield and Belvedere.
Susie Carter Edgerton, 90, of Charleston died Thursday, March 14th. Born in Aiken, S.C. to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Webb Edgerton. Ms. Edgerton worked for many years for the American Red Cross in the Disaster Relief program. She is survived by two nephews, Claude Carr of Chicago, Ill., and Everett William Edgerton, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Jacksonville, Fla. Graveside Services will be Saturday, March 16th at 10 a.m. in Magnolia Cemetery. MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL is serving the Edgerton family.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Marcellus (Slugger) Simmons, those of his children, Marcellus, Jr., and Nesha Simmons, mother, Ms. Frances Simmons, sisters, Kathleen Bowens and Karen Simmons, uncle, Mr. St. Julian Coleman and fianc‚, Diane Williams are invited to attend his funeral services, Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 2 p.m., at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 or 1-800-290-5954. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Friday, from 7 to 8 p.m. Interment, Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The relatives and friends of Mr. James J. Middleton, those of his wife, Mrs. Ernestine Middleton, children, Mrs. Avis Rock (Nathaniel), Mr. James Middleton, Jr. (Sharon), Mr. Gregory Middleton and the late Mr. Eric Middleton and brother, Mr. Clayton Middleton (Anna) are invited to attend his funeral services, Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 1 p.m., at Calvary AME Church, Edisto Island, S.C. Friends may call at FIELDING HOME FOR FUNERALS, 722-3348 or 1-800-290-5954. The family will be receiving friends at Fielding's Yonges Island Chapel, 7173 Hwy. 162, on Friday, from 7 to 8 p.m. Remains to the church on Saturday, at 12 noon. Interment, Calvary AME Cemetery, Edisto Island, S.C.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Virginia McKelvey Johnson of Radcliff, Ky., formerly of N. Charleston, S.C., are invited to attend her home-going services on Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 1 p.m., in the chapel of Rivers Funeral Home, 421 Redbank Road, Goose Creek, S.C. Interment Sunset Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Earl D. Johnson, Sr., of Radcliff, children, Earl D. Johnson, Jr., Eric Johnson, Danielle McMillian of Paris Island, S.C., and Demetria Johnson of Radcliff, sisters, Ms. Wilhemina Reese, Josephine Wilson, Elizabeth Edwards, whose place the family is meeting, 3331 Dublin Road, Pepperhill Subdivision. Phone 767-2358, and Mrs. Essie Davis, Jacksonville, Fla. Arrangements by the MINISTRY OF RIVERS FUNERAL HOME OF GOOSE CREEK. 824-9990.
Entered into eternal rest in North Charleston, Mrs. Viola (Foxy) McBrice. The relatives and friends of Mrs. Viola (Foxy) McBride, those of her adopted daughter, Vania Mack, adopted son, John Mack, grandchildren, brothers, John J. Walker, Clarence Sumter and Ezekiel Rivers of Charleston, S.C., James J. Walker and Robert Lee Walker of New Jersey, and Bernard Walker, of Washington, D.C., in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services on Saturday, March 16, 2002, 12 noon, at the Reformed House of God, Pastor Lonnie Palmer. No wake. Arrangements entrusted to NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME. Telephone (843) 744-7511.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Theresa Weathers and of her late husband, Mr. Mathias J. Weathers, daughter, Mrs. Carolyn W. Edwards (Daniel), her sisters Mrs. Sadie Ford and the late Mrs. Jeanette Smalls, grandchildren, Harold Jay Ballard (Sharon), Jeffrey E. Ballard, Jonae T. Ballard, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Monday morning, March 18, 2002 at 11 a.m. in St. Patricks Roman Catholic Church, 134 St. Phillip St., Charleston, S.C. with Prayers of Commendation and Inhumation in St. Peters Roman Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call in the chapel at HARLESTON-BOAGS, INC. on Sunday afternoon, March 17, 2002 from 3 until 5 p.m. Mrs. Weathers will repose in St. Patricks Church (Lower Chapel) from 6 until 8 p.m. A Rosary Service will be held at 7 p.m. and family members will receive friends at this time.
Arrangements are announced by HARLESTON-BOAGS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 121 Calhoun St. (Downtown) Charleston, S.C. Phone (843) 723-3066.
Dudley J. Frierson, 75, of Johns Island died Thursday, March 14th at a local hospital. Born in Manning, S.C. to the late George Allen and Ollie David Frierson. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jane Frierson of Johns Island, two sons, Danny and George Frierson of Johns Island, one daughter, Carolyn Frierson of Johns Island, one brother, Eugene Frierson of Walterboro, S.C., and two sisters, Thelma Crowe and Virgil Frierson both of Summerville. Mr. Frierson was also survived by seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 15th at MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16th at Live Oak Memorial Gardens.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Mary Alice Thompson are invited to attend her funeral services on Saturday, March 16, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. At Union AME Church, 7213 Hwy. 17 N. Awendaw, S.C. Interment, Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband, Mr. Samuel Thompson, Sr. Three sons Mr. Tenneyson Thompson (Patricia), Mr. Gerald Thompson (Laurel) and Mr. Clayton Thompson. One daughter, Mrs. Carolyn T. Andrews (Willie). One adopted son, Mr. Calvin Williams. Twenty grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren. One daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lucille D. Thompson. Five brothers, Mr. Thomas Jefferson Singleton, Mr. George Singleton (Daisy), Mr. Lewis Singleton, Mr. Edisto Singleton and Mr. Richard Singleton (Rosalyn). One sister, Mrs. Julia S. Anchrum. Step sisters and brothers. One sister-in-law, Mrs. Alma Manigault. A host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Viewing for Mrs. Thompson will be at the W.M. Smith-McNeal Funeral Home, 4129 Hwy. 17 North, Awendaw, S.C. On Friday March 15, 2002. From 1:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Where the family will be visiting with friends and family from 7:00-8:00 p.m. And at the church on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service. There will be no viewing after funeral services. In lieu of flowers, please make all contributions to Union AME Church, 7213 Hwy. 17 N., Awendaw, S.C. 29429. In memory of Mary Alice Singleton Thompson. 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 Wmsbmc2@aol.com.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Freddie Clay Jamison those of his wife, Mrs. Deloris Jamison, father of Mr. Myron Walker and Mr. Henry Filmore, son of Deacon William Jamison, cousins, other relatives an friends are invited to attend his funeral services, Saturday, March 16, 2002, 11 a.m., in the North Area Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Grant Cemetery, N. Charleston, S.C. Mr. Freddie Clay Jamison will repose this evening in the funeral home chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. the family will receive friends from 8 to 9 p.m. The family will receive friends from 8 to 9 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME. Telephone (843) 744-7511.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Earl Brown, those of his children, Rodney Brown of Columbia, S.C., and Leonard (Tonya) Brown of Atlanta, Ga., grandson, Justin Brown of Atlanta, Ga.; nieces, Marshia D. Marchbanks, Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, Kaiser Slautern, Germany, Mrs. Dorothy (Robert) Merchant, of Fairmount, W.Va., and Kim L. (Patrick) Labeach, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Vincenza, Italy, one aunt, Mrs. Eartha Lee Joy, Manhatten, N.Y., cousins, other relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services, Saturday, March 16, 2002, 1 p.m., at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Rev. G.W. Fields, Pastor. Interment, Church Cemetery. Earl Brown will repose this evening in the funeral home chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Visitation with the family from 6 to 7 p.m. Mr. Brown will also repose in the church, Saturday morning, from 11:30 until hour of service. Arrangements entrusted to NORTH AREA FUNERAL HOME, telephone (843) 744-7511.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Nathaniel "Naa" Nelson are invited to attend his funeral services on Saturday, March 16, 2002, 1 p.m., at St. Paul's Pentecostal Temple, Huger, S.C. Interment, Church Cemetery.
Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife Mrs. Ida M. Nelson, his children Mrs. Barbara Ann Singleton, Ms. Jeanette Major, Mr. Nathan Nelson (Lillie), Mrs. Donna Bennett (Ronald), his step-son, Mr. Arthur Simmons (Juanita), and other relatives and friends.
Viewing for Mr. Nelson will be at the W.M. SMITH-MCNEAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4129 Hwy. 17 North, Awendaw, S.C., on Friday, March 16, 2002, from 1:00 to 8:30 p.m., there will be no family hour.
Arrangements by W.M. SMITH-MCNEAL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL (843) 881-4920, 1-800-924-5659,
PHILLIPS, Jr., William
The relatives and friends of Mr. William Allen Phillips, Jr., of St. Stephen, S.C., are invited to attend his funeral services, 3 p.m., this Friday afternoon, in the Russellville Christian Church. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the ST. STEPHEN CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, until 1 p.m., and then at the church from 2 p.m. until the hour of service.
Arthur Lawrence "Slim" Driggers, 86, of 2128 S. Live Oak Dr., Moncks Corner, S.C., a retired carpenter at the Charleston Naval Weapons Station, died Wednesday in a Summerville hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2002, in the Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., this Friday evening.
Mr. Driggers was born April 25, 1915, in Moncks Corner, S.C., a son of Lawrence and Martha Driggers. He is the widower of Aleitha D. "Toolie" Driggers. He was a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church and Kelly's Hunting Club.
Survivors are, three sons, Harlan Driggers of Moncks Corner, and Norman Driggers and Sinclair Driggers, both of Summerville; and 13 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
The relatives and friends of Mrs. Ovan Grant "Vannie" Thompson formerly of Brigade & Meeting St., those of her children, Thelma Ruth Williams Brown, Henry Thompson and Gloria Jean Thompson are invited to attend her funeral service on Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 1 p.m., in Union Baptist Church, 708 Meeting St., Charleston, S.C. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family on Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church. ARRANGEMENTS BY SUBURBAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.