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Sumter County, South Carolina Obituary and Death Notice Collection
(Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the Sumter, Pinewood, Mayesville, Wedgefield, Borden, Dalzell, Oswego, Rimini and Rembert areas.)

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Sumter County, South Carolina Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Sumter County, South Carolina Obituary Collection - 155

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Date: Wednesday, 28 July 2010, at 9:27 a.m.

ROUNNETTE C. BAKER
Rounnette Corbett Baker, 74, wife of Clyde McSwain Baker Jr., died Monday, April 7, 2003, in Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born Jan. 12, 1929, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late John Allen and Ola Thigpen Corbett. She was a member of Bondovlove Baptist Church.
Surviving besides her husband of Sumter are a brother, John A. Corbett of Manning; five sisters, Lois Corbett Kennedy of Kingstree, Johnnie Mae Corbett Repsher of Manning, Ola Virginia Corbett Brago of Goose Creek, Mary Corbett Lotwis of Manning and Helen Corbett Weeks of Manning; two grandsons, Gerald Wayne Elmore Jr. and wife, Susan Murphy Elmore, of Greenwood and Bryan Neil Elmore and wife, Amanda Travis Elmore, of Melbourne, Fla.; and two great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia B. Elmore; and a sister, Betty Lou Corbett Harring.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bondovlove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lin Rainey, Johnny Weeks, Robbie Weeks, Allan Richburg, Johnny Corbett and Terry Benton.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Memorials may be made to Bondovlove Baptist Church Building Fund, 2755 Carter Road, Sumter, SC 29150.
Stephens Funeral Home of Manning is in charge of arrangements.

ROSA T. WHITE
MANNING — Rosa Lee Thomas White of Wisteria Way, Apt. 7-B, 80, widow of Willard White Sr., died Monday, April 7, 2003, at her home.
Born Sept. 15, 1922, in the Gable section of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Mary Richardson Thomas and the mother of Charles (Alice) Thomas.
The family will receive friends at the estate of Evelyn Wheeler Durant and the late John Wheeler, 3107 Farmington Road in Gable.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC.

FANNIE D. LANE
MARION — Fannie Drose Lane, 87, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Methodist Manner in Florence after an illness. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Marion Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Richardson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lane was born in Catawba County, N.C. She was a daughter of the late William Waitsol Maye and Ollie Smith Maye. She was twice married, first to the late Jasper Samuel Drose and second to the late John Legrand Lane. Mrs. Lane was also predeceased by three brothers, William Eugene Maye, Joseph Arnold Maye and Nathan Maye; and three sisters, Bessie Copeland, Eunice Verhines and Oralee Nichols. Mrs. Lane was retired from the Marion Recreation Department. She was also a faithful member of Marion Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Samuel Lee “Pete” Drose (Mac) of Wilmington, N.C., and William “Billy” Wesley Drose Sr. (Ann) of Marion; a daughter, Bertha Maye Drose McCaskill (Lyde) of Sumter; sisters-in-law, Susie Maye (William) of Batesburg-Leesville and Ruth Maye (Joseph) of Manning; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Big Brothers of the Pee Dee, P.O. Box 12147, Florence, SC 29504 or to The Freewill Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 229, Turbeville, SC 29162.
Richardson Funeral Home of Marion is in charge of arrangements.

ALBERTA GARRICK
Alberta Garrick, 70, wife of Hercules Garrick Sr., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at her home.
Born Dec. 20, 1932, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late David Kennedy and Alberta Cousar Kennedy.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1895 Fletcher Drive.
Services will be announced by Williams Funeral Home Inc.

ADA P. GREGG
Deaconess Ada P. Gregg, 93, widow of Henry Gregg Sr., died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Born May 14, 1909, in Lee County, she was a daughter of the late Pete and Ella Durant Peterson. She attended the public schools of Sumter County. At a very early age, she joined Goodwill Presbyterian Church and was a faithful member. After moving to Mayesville, she joined Trinity Presbyterian Church, where she was a faithful member of the deaconess board, senior choir, usher board and Lodge No. 47, until her health failed.
Survivors include two daughters, Ada (Willie) Anthony of Mayesville and Almetta (David) Muldrow of Sumter; 21 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four grandchildren who she reared in her home, Janie Gregg, Jessie Solomon and James Gregg, all of Columbia, and Henry (Sandra) Gregg of Atlanta.
She was preceded in death by a son, Melvin Gregg; a daughter, Estelle Jenkins; and a great-grandson, Dominick Smalls.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Stanley W. Jones I officiating, assisted by Bishop Jeffrey Johnson and the Rev. Dr. R.E. Biligen. Burial will follow in Goodwill Cemetery in Mayesville.
The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Friday.
The family will receive friends at the home, 154 Corbett St. in Mayesville.
Job’s Mortuary Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

ROBERT G. PETERS
Robert Gene Peters, 70, husband of Audrey Cavin Peters, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at his residence.
Mr. Peters was born in Hollidays Berg, Pa., a son of the late John Frederick and Esther Rupe Peters. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service serving during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He also retired from civil service with 20 years of service.
Surviving in addition to his wife of Sumter are a daughter, Tami Bradford and her husband, Scott, of Sumter; a sister, Gladys Hinkel of Altonna, Pa.; and a grandchild, Erin Bradford.
A celebration of life will be held at noon, Saturday at the Midland Retired Military Association.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 400 Percival Road, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260-6604.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.

LURLINE W. McBRIDE
FLORENCE — Frances Lurline Waddell McBride, 94, a resident of the Methodist Manor of the Pee Dee, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, in a Florence hospital after an illness.
Mrs. McBride was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late Francis Nash Waddell Sr. and the late Susan Frances Gilchrist Waddell. She was a 1926 graduate of Tans Bay School and a 1929 graduate of the McLeod Infirmary School of Nursing. She was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, the Wesley Fellowship Sunday School Class, the Joy Anderson Circle, the Chancel Choir, the Chopin Music Club and the Quill Club. She was formerly employed as the school nurse for Florence County, as night supervisor at the McLeod Infirmary during the war, was employed for many years with Drs. Myers Hicks and Harry Allen Jr. and later for Dr. Howard Stokes. She retired from nursing at the age of 80.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Blackwell D. McBride; a daughter, Novis Lurline Ward; two sisters, Genevieve Best and Helen Anderson; four brothers, Skip Waddell, Royce Waddell, Frank Waddell Jr. and Ted Waddell.
Surviving are two daughters, Sally M. Shupe and her husband, John A. Shupe, of Summerton and Bonnie M. Ashcroft and her husband, George Ashcroft, of Whitakers, N.C.; two sisters, Kathleen (Al) Roland of Florence and Sybil Mills of Effingham; a brother, Dean (Margaret) Waddell of Florence; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia; to the American Heart Association, 181 E. Evans St., Florence, or to the Central United Methodist Church, 225 W. Cheves St., Florence.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Central United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery directed by Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the home of Mrs. Peggy Patten, 3000 Boxwood Ave., Florence.

JAMES E. HAM
ALCOLU — James Edward Ham, 57, companion of Elsie Lucille Webb, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at his home.
Born June 25, 1945, in the New Zion section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Walter Ham and Mary Gordon McFadden Ham.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1293 Lockwood Circle.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC.

BENJAMIN F. HODGE
MANNING — Benjamin F. Hodge, 54, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at his home in Manning.
Born May 2, 1948, in Manning, he was a son of the late James W. and Fannie DuBose Hodge. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a carpenter, and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are four sisters, Kathryn Winningham of Eutawville, Betty Yurgalavage of Warner Robbins, Ga., Linda Cutter of Eutawville and Marian Worrell of Manning; five brothers, Henry Hodge, Perry Hodge and Walter Hodge, all of Manning, James A. Hodge of Alcolu and Scott H. Hodge of Greeleyville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Purvis; and a brother, Charles H. Hodge.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home in Manning with the Revs. Emmett Ard and Stephen Bowe officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Stephens Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Perry Hodge, 1198 Pratt Ave. in Manning.
Stephens Funeral Home of Manning is in charge of arrangements.

ROSA T. WHITE
MANNING — Rosa Lee Thomas White, 80, widow of Willard White Sr., died Monday, April 7, 2003, at 204 Hospital St., Wisteria Way, Apt. 7-B.
Born Sept. 15, 1922, in the Gable section of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Mary Richardson Thomas.
She received her formal education at the Goodwill Parochial School in Mayesville. She moved to Baltimore and was employed by several restaurants and hotels as a cook where she had an excellent reputation. Later she moved home to take care of her mother until her death. She became a member of Melina Presbyterian Church in Gable. She was a member of the senior choir and a member of the deacons board.
Survivors include a son, Chilton “Charles” (Alice) Thomas of Baltimore; a daughter, Gloria (James) McDonald of Detroit; six grandchild; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank Thomas, Raliegh Thomas and Mail Thomas; a son, Ben Thomas; and a sister, Geneva Witherspoon.
The remains will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Friday.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Melina Presbyterian Church in Gable with the Rev. Carnell Hampton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the estate of Evelyn Wheeler Durant and the late John Wheeler, 3107 Farmington Road in Gable.
Samuels Funeral Home LLC is in charge of arrangements.

ANTHONY L. WILSON
PHILADELPHIA — Anthony Lee Wilson, 33, died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Temple University Hospital.
Born Aug. 17, 1969, in Philadelphia, he was a son of Ernestine Dees. He was educated in the Pennsylvania public school system and was employed as a welder in Philadelphia.
Survivors besides his mother include two sons, Anthony Lee Wilson of Rembert and Syhed Wilson of Philadelphia; a daughter, Tiean Wilson of Philadelphia; two brothers, Isaac Mayrant of Rembert and Jimmy Mayrant of Philadelphia; and a special aunt, Margaret Ingram of Rembert.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist Church, Rembert, with the Rev. Willie Dennis, pastor, officiating, assisted by Minister Lula Bennett. Burial will be in the churchyard cemetery.
Friends and family will serve as pallbearers and flower bearers.
The funeral procession will leave at 12:20 p.m. from the home of his mother, Ernestine Deas, 6360 Rhodes Drive, Rembert.
The casket will be placed in the church at noon.
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother.
Williams Funeral Home Inc. of Sumter is in charge of arrangements.

ALBERT MOORE
Mr. Albert “Bubba” Moore, a son of the late Mr. Willie Moore and Mrs. Wealthy Moore, was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Waltersboro.
Early in his life, Mr. Moore gave his life to Christ and attended the area churches in Waltersboro. He was employed with Korn Industries for 40 years and retired in 1988. Mr. Moore was a member of the International Order of Mason, Lodge No. 56 for many years until his health failed.
Mr. Moore leaves to cherish his loving memories a devoted wife, Mrs. Rilla McCote Moore of the home; three sons, Anthony Brand and wife, Charlene, and Tyrone Brand and wife, Celinda, both of Sumter and Tony Mickens and wife, Shirtley, of Orlando, Fla.; five daughters, Linda Wilson and husband, Donald, Sandra Wells and husband, Johnny, Valerie Brand, and Ms. Julia Bowden, all of Sumter, and Minnie Jean Dicks of Charleston; 30 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church. Minister Edmond Hamilton will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Ricky S. Simmons, Minister Sheila Murray and the Rev. William Jones Jr.
Burial will follow in Walker Cemetery, Sumter.
Pallbearers will be Mason members from the Masonic Lodge No. 56.
Flower bearers will be the Order of the Eastern Star.
The funeral procession will leave from his home, 130 Shannon Ave., at 3:15 p.m.
The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 130 Shannon Ave., Sumter, and at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Sandra and Johnny Wells of 301 Bowman Drive, Sumter.
Community Funeral Home of Sumter is in charge of arrangements.

ALBERTA K. GARRICK
Alberta Kennedy Garrick of 1895 Fletcher Drive, 70, wife of Hercules Garrick Sr., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at her home.
Born Dec. 20, 1932, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late David Kennedy and Alberta Cousar Kennedy. In her youth, she joined Bethel AME Church and later joined St. Paul Holiness Church.
Survivors besides her husband include two sons, Hercules Garrick Jr. of Sumter and Anthony Robinson of Sumter, whom she raised as her son; two brothers, Melvin kennedy of Philadelphia and Leon Kennedy of Bronx, N.Y.; a sister, Rosa Lee Johnson of Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by Joyce Robinson, whom she raised as a daughter, four sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Holiness Church with Pastor Shirley Holiday officiating, assisted by Bishop Joseph Brunson and Bishop Frank Brooks. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Park.
Brotherhood of St. Paul Holiness Church will serve as pallbearers.
Missionaries of St. Paul Holiness Church will serve as flower bearers.
The funeral procession will leave the home at 1:45 p.m.
The casket will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Williams Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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