KAREN WOODS -- Funeral services for Karen Denise Woods, conducted by the Rev. C. W. Green, were held Sat., Feb. 16, 2002, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Sal-ters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at the Crossroads Cemetery. Ms. Woods, 37, died Sun., Feb. 10, 2002, in New Haven, CT. She was born Nov. 28, 1964, in Washington, DC, a daughter of Mrs. Clara Ann Carraway Woods and the late Isaac Woods, Sr. She was educated in the public schools of New Haven and Williamsburg County. She was a member of Faith Revival Temple Church in New Haven, CT. and was a clerk/receptionist with New Haven City Hall. Survivors, in addition to her mother of the home, are: one son, Andre Woods of the home; three brothers, Isaac Woods, Jr. of Kingstree; Quincy Woods of New Haven, CT; and Tony Woods of Irvington, NJ; and three sisters, Mrs. Marshan Bell of Hamden, CT; Clara Woods and Sabrina Woods, both of New Haven, CT.
EMILY WALTERS -- Funeral services for Emily Blanch Tisdale Walters, 70, were held Tues., Feb. 19, 2002, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Cha-pel. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at McClary Cemetery. Mrs. Walters died Sun., Feb. 17, 2002 in a Kingstree hospital. She was born in Kingstree, a daughter of the late John Grice and Daisy Morris Tisdale. She was retired from Baxter Labs and was a member of Millwood United Methodist Church. Survivors are: two daughters, Gail Williams and Joy Godwin, both of Kingstree; four sisters, Edith Jones, Alice Mitchum and Pauline Nexsen, all of Kingstree; and Dora Walker of Ladson; and one brother, Johnson Tisdale of Kingstree.
JOHNNY GRAHAM, JR. -- Funeral services for Johnny Graham, Jr., conducted by the Rev. Herbert F. Godwin, were held Wed., June 5, 2002, at Wilson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed in the churchyard cemetery. Mr. Graham, 37, died Fri., May 31, 2002, after injuries sustained in an accident. He was born Jan. 2, 1965, in Kingstree, a son of Johnny Samuel Graham, Sr., and Ella Ree James Graham. He received his formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of Wilson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors, in addition to his parents, are: his wife, Mrs. Martha Graham of Pineville; three step-daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Washington of Anderson; Barbara Jean White of Bronx, New York; and Charlotte Green of St. Stephen; two step-sons, Charlie Mungin of New Rochelle, New York; and William White of St. Stephen; four brothers, Ronnie Graham, Amos Graham and Levern Ervin Graham, all of Kingstree; and Sherman Graham of Rochester, New York; and two sisters, Toniua Graham of Kingstree; and Cassandra Graham of Lake City.
LEONARD BRADSHAW -- Funeral services for Leonard Bradshaw were held Fri., June 7, 2002, at St. James Baptist Church in Greeleyville. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mr. Bradshaw, 80, died May 30, 2002, at Stanford Hospital in Stanford, Connecticut. He was born in Greeleyville on Oct. 3, 1921, the son of the late Henry Bradshaw and Dora Chatman Bradshaw. He received his education in Williamsburg County Public School System. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Stanford, Connecticut. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Grace Bradshaw of Stanford, Connecticut; two sons, Micheal Bradshaw of West Haven, Connecticut; and Rodney Bradshaw of New Jersey; one daughter, Mrs. Stephanie B. Tukur of Raleigh, North Carolina; one brother, Lewington Bradshaw of Greeleyville; and two sisters, Mrs. Ola Mae Bradshaw of Greeleyville; and Mrs. Julia B. McFarlin of Salters.
JAMES McCLARY -- Funeral services for James Booker T. McClary, conducted by the Rev. Jerome Wilson, were held Sat., June 8, 2002, at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Elijah United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. McClary died Sat., June 1, 2002, at Dorn Veterans¹ Hospital in Columbia. He was born in Williamsburg County on Jan. 15, 1916, a son of the late York McClary and Rosa Witherspoon McClary. He was the widower of Mrs. Emma L. Dozier McClary. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a self-employed wood dealer and a retiree from Georgia Pacific Company in St. Stephen. He was a veteran of the US Army and a World War II veteran. He was a member of Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, serving as a class leader and as a member of the church choir. Survivors are: one son, James Travis McClary of Columbia; four daughters, Mrs. Lucille Graham of Kingstree; Pansy V. McClary of Kingstree; Wilma A. McClary Porter of Washington, DC; and Mrs. Frankie E. Long of Columbia; one brother, Harley McClary of Kingstree; and two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Cooper of Nesmith; and Mrs. Edith Williams of Kingstree.
ELIZABETH CUSACK -- Elizabeth Ann Gamble Cusack, wife of Herbie Cusack, Jr., died Sun., June 2, 2002, in a Charleston hospital. Mrs. Cusack was 49. Memorial services were held Thurs., June 6, 2002, at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Cusack was born in Kingstree, a daughter of Belver Scott Gamble and the late Thomas D. Gamble, Jr. She was co-owner of Indiantown Market and was a member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. Survivors are: her husband of Indiantown; her mother of Kingstree; one daughter, Hailey W. Wilson of Kingstree; one sister, Eva Towne Saltik of Marietta, Georgia; and one brother, Thomas D. Gamble, III of Nesmith.
HENRY ALVARO, SR. -- Henry Alvaro, Sr., 82, of Kingston, Tennessee, died Thurs., June 6, 2002, at his home. Masonic funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Scott Cagle, were held Sun., June 9, 2002, at Brown Funeral Home. The body was taken to Kingstree for graveside services and interment in Williamson Cemetery on Mon., June 10, 2002. Mr. Alvaro was a retired metalurgist having worked at Roane Electric. He was a member of the Bethel Presbyterian Church and the Masonic Lodge in Kingston. He was preceded in death by his parents Nicole and Fiorentina Alvaro. Survivors are: his wife, Willa Mae Alvaro; two sons, Nicholas and Henry Alvaro, Jr.; two daughters, Genelle Tutherow of Atlanta, Georgia; and Florentina Alvaro of Charleston; one brother, Adam, and two sisters, Virginia and Eva.
LAMAR DUKE -- John Lamar Duke, 79, died Sat., June 8, 2002, in a Kingstree nursing home. Graveside funeral services were held Mon., June 10, 2002, in Williamsburg Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Duke was born in Kingstree, a son of the late Benjamin F. and Hettie H. Duke. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was a retired electrical contractor. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Mildred Bingham Duke of Kingstree; one son, Glenn Lamar Duke of North Myrtle Beach; one daughter, Sandra D. Bradham of Cades; one sister, Ruth D. Cook of Kingstree; and one brother, Joel Duke of St. Matthews.
SILAS WILSON -- Funeral services for Silas "Bo" Wilson, conducted by the Rev. Jerome Wilson, were held Sat., June 1, 2002, at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery. Mr. Wilson, widower of Millie Washington, died May 26, 2002. He was born Nov. 16, 1945, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Willie and Janie Davis Wilson. He was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was employed for many years in construction. He was a member of Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church. Survivors are: two daughters, Cynthia and Vanessa Wilson, both of Rochester, New York; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Deveaux, Mrs. Ruth Pressley and Mrs. Rosa L. Wilson, all of Kingstree.
FRENLY BAKER -- Frenly Ray Baker, 76, died Tues., June 4, 2002, in Cape Canaveral Hospital in Florida. Funeral services were held Sat., June 8, 2002, in the Brockington Funeral Home Chapel in Lake City. Burial, directed by Brockington Funeral Home, followed at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Baker was born in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Frenly Clinton and Elizabeth Louise McElveen Baker. He was a graduate of Hebron High School and was an aircraft inspector for the Charleston Air Force Base. He was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church, an Air Force veteran, a member of the Exchange Field of North Charleston, and was a coach and commissioner for Dixie Youth Baseball. Survivors are: his wife, Annie Lucille McElveen Baker of Cades; two sons, David Baker of Houston, Texas and Daniel Baker of Merritt Island, Florida; one daughter, Lynn Kopelke of Baltimore, Maryland; two brothers, Gerald Baker of Cades and Kenneth Baker of Charleston; and four sisters, Cora Lynn Moore of Florence; Juanita Askins of Hemingway; Elsie Faye Smith of Cades; and Libby Parker of Lake City.