WALTER BURROWS -- Funeral services for Walter "Peach" Burrows were held Wed., June 13, 2001, at St. Michael United Methodist Church in Kingstree, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Charles R. Connor, Jr. Burial followed at the churchyard cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mr. Burrows, 55, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at his residence in Kingstree. He was born July 1, 1945, in Williamsburg County, a son of Mrs. Annie Tisdale Burrows-Andrews and the late George Burrows, Sr. He was a member of St. Michael United Methodist Church. He worked for a number of years as a long shoreman in New York, NY and later with the public works department with the City of Kingstree. Survivors, in addition to his mother of the home, are: two daughters, Mrs. Lisa Fulmore of Lake City; and Tina Burrows of Brooklyn, NY; five sisters, Mrs. Alberta Morris, Mrs. Chevina Mitchum Cohn and Mrs. Nettie James, all of Kingstree; Mrs. Nancy Burrows of Brooklyn, NY; and Mrs. Wyoming McCellan of Arcedia, FL; and two brothers, Elijah Burrows of New York City, NY; and Willie Burrows of Brooklyn, NY.
HENRY PENDERGRASS, SR. -- Funeral services for Henry Pendergrass, Sr. were held Sat., June 16, 2001, at Siloam Baptist Church in Kingstree, conducted by the Rev. Francis Burrows. Burial followed at Greenlawn Cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson. Mr. Pendergrass, 86, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. He was born Nov. 15, 1914, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Peter and Elmira Mouzon Pendergrass. He was a member of Siloam Baptist Church. He was married to the late Mrs. Doisha Chandler Pendergrass. He was a retired farmer and he also worked at People's Cotton Gin in Kingstree for many years. Survivors are: two sons, Henry Pendergrass, Jr. of Sumter; and Jacob Pendergrass of Raleigh, NC; three daughters, Mrs. Rozena Frazier of Memphis, TN; Caretha Dukes of Kingstree; and Mrs. Bessie Mae McNeill of Fayetteville, NC; one brother, Johnnie Pendergrass of Kingstree; and one sister, Mrs. Alberta McKnight of New Jersey.
BETTY HAMMOND -- Funeral services for Betty Holland Harvin Hammond, 82, of Camden, SC, were held June 16, 2001, at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Bruce Hancock. Burial followed at Quaker Cemetery. Mrs. Hammond, widow of the late John W. Harvin and the late John G. Hammond, died June 15, 2001. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Edward E. and Della Watts Holland and her step-mother Lottie Hornsby Holland. She was a graduate of Winthrop College, a retired teacher with Kershaw County, a member of Kingstree Pilot Club and First Baptist Church. Survivors are: one daughter, Lynn Harvin Pase of Camden, SC; one son, John W. "Bill" Harvin of Kingstree; and two step-brothers, W. Edward Ogburn of Camden; and Douglas Ogburn of Florence.
BABY BOY CALVIN -- Graveside services for Baby Boy Calvin were held June 13, 2001, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Dimery and Rogers. Baby Boy Calvin died Mon., June 11, 2001, at Mt. Pleasant Hospital in Mt. Pleasant. Survivors are: his parents, James Bay Calvin, Jr. and Alvina Ladson Calvin; his paternal grandparents, James and Christine Calvin of Kingstree; and his maternal grandparents, Johnny and Mary Richardson of Huger, SC.
JACQUE GREEN -- Funeral services for Jacque Deondra Green were held June 14, 2001, at Good Hope Baptist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by the Rev. Tommy Shubrick. Burial followed at Big Spring Cemetery in Greeleyville directed by Dimery and Rogers. Mr. Green, 25, died June 9, 2001, after an automobile accident. He was born Oct. 18, 1975, in Manning, a son of Jerry Peterson Edwards and Glenda Lee Green. Survivors, in addition to his parents, are: one son, Tyquese Deondra Ramon Green of Kingstree; one daughter, Breyonna Rutheen Green of Kingstree; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Lucille Edwards of Greeleyville; and his maternal grandparents, Wilbert and Loretta Green, of Greeleyville.
ROBERT GAMBLE -- Funeral services for Robert Lee Gamble were held June 16, 2001, at Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Kingstree Cemetery. Mr. Gamble, 53, died June 12, 2001, at Just Care Hospital Facility I Columbia. He was born March 20, 1948, in Kingstree, a son of Mrs. Louise Dukes Gamble and the late Herman Gamble. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, are one son, Herman Gamble, Jr. of Kingstree; three daughters, Cynthia Fulton of Kingstree; Rhonda Alston of Columbia; and Elizabeth Gamble of Florence; one brother, Johnnie Gamble of Kingstree; and one sister, Mrs. Anna Dean of Philadelphia, PA.
DAVID BELL -- Funeral services for David Timothy "Tim" Bell were held June 16, 2001, at Hopewell A.M.E. Church in Hemingway. Burial followed at the church cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers. Mr. Bell, 30, died June 9, 2001, after an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 29, 1970, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Dallas Hanna and Sarah Louise Bell. He was reared by his maternal grandparents, the late Samuel and Ethel Flagler Bell. He graduated from Georgetown High School. Survivors are: his sisters and brothers, Sandra "Cindy" Bell of Georgetown; Michelle Bell Chandler of Goose Creek; Mattie Allison of Johnsonville; Roberta Palmer of Georgetown; Willie Hannah of Johnsonville and David Hannah of Philadelphia, PA; Mack Wallingford of CT; Johnny D. and James E. of Georgetown; and Calvester Graham of Hemingway.
SIMON CANTEY, SR. -- Funeral services for Deacon Simon Cantey, Sr. were held June 14, 2001, at St. John 4-B Baptist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Brockington. Burial followed at Keels Cemetery in Greeleyville. Deacon Cantey, 74, died June 9, 2001, at his residence in Greeleyville. He was born Dec. 8, 1926, in Greeleyville, a son of the late Frank Cantey and Hester Montgomery Cantey. He had been employed by Albany International Felt Company. He was a member of Pride of Foreston Masonic Lodge #296 and served as the President of Bradshaw Hunting Club. He was married to the late Mrs. Carrie Louise Williams Cantey. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Cleasie Mae Cantey of Greeleyville; six sons, Calvin Williams and Don Cornell Cantey, both of Atlanta, GA; Simon Cantey, Jr. of Greeleyville; Frank Cantey, III of Kingstree; Tyrone Cantey of Beaufort; Lepolian Lamont Cantey of Lake City; three daughters, Ruth Ann Moore of New York, NY; Venetia Cantey of Brooklyn, NY; and Belinda Cantey of Troy, NY; and one sister, Mrs. Cena Herrin of Greeleyville.
RUFUS MILLER -- Funeral services for Rufus Godfred Miller were held Sat., June 16, 2001, at the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Lane. Burial followed at McKnight Cemetery directed by Kingstree Funeral Home. Mr. Miller, 89, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at the Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. He was born Dec. 5, 1912, in Patterson, NJ, a son of the late William Charles and Catherine Miller. He received his education in the public school system of Patterson, NJ. He moved to SC in the early 1930šs. He was a Evangelist Holiness musician, a photographer, and a taxi driver. He was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church. He was a volunteer driver for the Williamsburg County Department of Social Service for approximately 40 years. Survivors are: three sons, Sgt. Clarence Dukes of Ft. Bragg, NC; Cleveland Dukes of N. Myrtle Beach; and Vincent R. Miller of Milnaukee, OR; six daughters, Alberta D. Thompson, Beulah M. Dukes and Devonne L. Miller, all of Lane; Alexis A. Miller and Janice C. Wilson, both of Seattle, WA; and Staff Sgt. Yvonne L. Barnes of Heidelberg, Germany; and two grandsons he reared as his own, Pvt. John A. Pressley of Ft. Gordon, GA; and Ashley C. Pressley of Lane.
GEORGE BAKER -- George H. Baker, of Clemson, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Hospice House. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Clemson United Methodist Church. A native of Hebron, he was the son of the late Major Reese Durant and Alice DuBose Baker. He was a retired state leader of the 4H Program with Clemson University Extension Service. He was a volunteer with Hospice of the Foothills, Oconee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of Clemson United Methodist Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mary-Louise Abbott Baker of the home; one daughter, Karen Ellers of Clemson; one son, Alan Rhett Baker of Athens, GA; and three sisters, Grace Baker of Hebron; Guynell Moore of Lake City; and Fonza Orvin of St. Stephens.