JONITH LOCKHART -- Mrs. Jonith Thompson "Johnnie" Lockhart, 75, widow of Carl A. Lockhart, died Friday, April 13, 2001, in a Kingstree hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Kingstree First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Kingstree Memorial Gardens directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Lockhart was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Cassie Altman Thompson and Gilbert Clyde Thompson. She was a graduate of Indiantown High School. She retired from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control after 38 years as deputy registrar. She was member of Kingstree First Baptist Church, where she was in the Rainbow Sunday School Class. She was a member of Kingstree Pilots Club and American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors are: two brothers, Lester Thompson of Hemingway; and G. C. Thompson, Jr. of Stockton, AL; three sisters, Barbara Westra of Sturgis, MI; Pat Johnson of Camden; and Harry Lee Holden of Chester; and three step-sons, Ted Lockhart and Wayne Lockhart, both of Kingstree; and Bill Collins of Greenwood.
TATYANA YORK -- Funeral services for Tatyana York were held April 24, 2001, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel, conducted by Chaplain Bishop J. Bernard McCray. Burial followed at Kingstree Cemetery directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Miss York died April 16, 2001, at Pit Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC. She was born April 3, 2001, in Greenville, NC, the daughter of Sharon Cooper and Ozell York, Jr. of Wilson, NC. Survivors, in addition to her parents, are: two sisters, Makayla Cooper of Wilson, NC; and Andrea York of West Palm Beach, FL; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Louester Cooper of Kingstree; her maternal grandfather, Bennie Wilson, Sr. of Lake City; her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Betty York of Wilson, NC; her paternal grandfather, Ozell York, Sr. of Florence; and her paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Pearlie Rogers of Raleigh, NC.
IMOGENE HARDEE -- Imogene Stuckey Hardee, 74, wife of Julian "Mitch" Hardee, died Tues., April 24, 2001, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Gary Adams. Burial followed at the church cemetery directed by Stephens Funeral Home. Born July 13, 1927, in Williamsburg County, she was a daughter of the late Cleon Weston Stuckey and Annie Blakeley Stuckey. A 1947 graduate of Winthrop College, she was a retired schoolteacher, having taught in Charleston at Moultrie High School, St. Andrews High School and Orange Grove Elementary School, in Columbia at USC and Wardlaw High School, in Manning at Manning Middle School, in Florence County schools and at Indiantown School. She was a member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church near Kingstree and a member of the Jimmy Snyder Sailing Club. Survivors, in addition to her husband of Manning, are: one son, Mark Weston Hardee of Columbia; one daughter, Genie Hardee of Asheville, NC; two sisters, Grace McCleave of Rock Hill; and Mary Sheley of Manning; and one brother, Tom Stuckey of Nesmith.
CHARLES BURGESS -- Funeral services for Charles Roosevelt "Buck" Burgess were held Friday, April 27, 2001, at Good Hope Baptist Church in Greeleyville. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Greeleyville directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. Burgess died Sun., April 22, 2001, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. He was born August 2, 1935, in Greeleyville, a son of the late Edward Burgess and Florrie Lesane. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Rose Ellen Burgess of Greeleyville; four sons, William Burgess of Groton, CT; Franklin Burgess, Corey Burgess and Charles Burgess, Jr., all of Norwich, CT; three daughters, Mrs. Teresa Kelles of Manning; Mrs. Gloria Spruell of Storrs, CT; and Mrs. Linda Williams of Norwich, CT; two brothers, Pert Burgess and Freddie Scott, both of Greeleyville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Glover and Mrs. Florence Nelson, both of Greeleyville; one step-sister, Mrs. Alberta Woods Miller of Greeleyville; and a grandson reared as his own, Kevin Burgess.
DAVID MOORE, SR. -- David Wells Moore, Sr., 75, husband of Rose Lee Sims Moore, died April 27, 2001, at his residence in Manning. Funeral services were held Sat., April 28, 2001, at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in Manning, conducted by the Rev. C. J. McBride and the Rev. Thomas Richburg. Burial followed at Williamsburg Cemetery in Kingtree directed by Stephens Funeral Home. Born October 5, 1925, in Trio, he was a son of the late Walter Everette Moore, Sr. and Creola Cooper Moore. He was first married to the late Josephine Nexsen Moore. He was a retired auto mechanic, a US Marine Corps veteran, a member of the VFW and a member of Faith Christian Life Center. Survivors, in addition to his wife of Manning, are: two daughters, Sandra Moore of Salters; Karin Boyd of Kingstree; one son, David Wells Moore, Jr. of Cades; one step-daughter, Sandra Cardwell of Lexington; two step-sons, the Rev. Thomas Richburg of Manning; and John Richburg of Florence; three sisters, Joyce Lybrand of Marion; Betty Brown of Kingstree; and Carolyn Williams of Kingstree; and one brother, W. E. Moore, Jr. of Kingstree.
MARY BROWN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lucille Brown were held Monday, April 30, 2001, at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Kingstree, conducted by the Rev. Jerome Wilson. Burial followed at Jerusalem United Methodist Cemetery in Salters directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mrs. Brown, 39, died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at her residence in Miami, FL. She was born May 18, 1961, in Kings-tree, a daughter of Mrs. Gussie Mae Young Brown and the late Robert James Brown. She was a member of Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Survivors, in addition to her mother of the home, are: five children, Marquise Brown, Whitney Brown, Melissa Brown, Laqusiha Brown and Jasmine Brown, all of the home; three brothers, Robert Brown of Tacoma, WA; Sam Brown and James Brown, both of Kingstree; three sisters, Yolanda Williams of Wilshire, FL; Mrs. Matilda Woods and Gloria Brown, both of Miami, FL; her maternal grandfather, John Quincy Adams of Harleyville; a niece that was like her daughter, Terrisa L. Brown of Miami, FL; two nephews that were like her own sons, Darrell L. Brown and Warren B. Brown, both of Miami, FL.
GEORGE CUNNINGHAM -- Funeral services for George L. Cunningham were held Sat., April 21, 2001, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Talbert Dickson. Burial followed at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery directed by McClary Funeral Home. Mr. Cunningham, a retied construction worker, died April 14, 2001, at McLeod Regional Hospital in Florence. He was born March 31, 1932, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late David and Mrs. Louise Cunningham. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Lucille Strong Cunningham of Kingstree; seven children, Larry Cunningham of Trenton, NJ; Mrs. Bessie Pressley of Nesmith; Mrs. Carolyn McFadden of Rochester, NY; Jimmy Henry Cunningham of Houston, Texas; Mrs. Deloris Lisa Coker-Cunningham of Phila-delphia, PA; Barry Cunningham of Staford, VA; and Mrs. Shenna Sloan-Cunningham of Kingstree; and two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Knight and Mrs. Lizzie Ervin, both of Philadelphia, PA.
ISIAH McCULLOUGH -- Funeral services for Isiah McCullough were held Sat., April 28, 2001, at Jerusalem United Methodist Church in Salters, conducted by the Rev. Samuel Cooper. Burial followed at the church cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. McCullough, 83, died Wed., April 25, 2001, at his daughter's residence in Salters. He was born March 20, 1918, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Mrs. Annie McCullough. He was a member of Jerusalem United Methodist Church. Survivors are: three sons, Emory McCullough of Miami, FL; Clarence McCullough and Watis McCullough, both of Cooksville, MD; one daughter, Jannie Mitchell of Salters; two step-sons, James Fulmore of Andrews; and Bennett Fulmore of Miami, FL; five step-daughters, Bertha Davis of Salters; Verline Davis of New York; Marie Tisdale of Andrews; Iola Wilson of Maryland; and Annie Ruth Fulmore of Salters; and two sisters, Edith Bradley and Lizzie Barr, both of Salters.
ROSA SPATE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Maria Spate of Kingstree were held Friday, May 11, 2001, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel, conducted by Evangelist Sylvia Faye McFadden. Burial followed at Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mrs. Spate, a daughter of the late June and Rosa Spate, was born March 20, 1954, in Clarendon County. She died Sunday, May 6, 2001, at her home. She was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Turbeville. Survivors are: two sisters, Deloris Carter and Cornie Spate of Kingstree; and four brothers, Carol Spate of Kingstree; John, Clyde and Jonny Spate, all of Olanta.
SYLVIA WRIGHT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvia Thompson Wright were held Friday, May 11, 2001, at St. Mark A.M.E. Church in Hemingway. Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Wright, 55, died Saturday, May 5, 2001, at her residence in Kingstree. She was born May 21, 1945, in Hemingway, a daughter of the late John Henry Thompson and Martha Hanna Thompson. She was a member of Greater St. John A.M.E. Church in Trio. Survivors are: her husband, Sterrick Wright, Jr. of Trio; her children, Sterlene Wright of Florence; Sterrick Wright, III, Sylvia "Nina" Wright, Darrell Wright and Darren Wright, all of Kingstree; and LaShandale Johnson and Sabrina Bettard, both of Washington, DC; three brothers, Dewey Thompson of Hemingway; and John Henry Thompson of New York City, NY; and Norman Thompson of Sumter; one sister, Lunez Pearl Thompson Pressley of Las Vegas, NV; and her father- and mother-in-law, Sterrick Wright, Sr. and Queen Wright of Trio.