ELBERT CALHOUN, SR. -- Funeral services for Elbert Calhoun, Sr., were held Wed., April 3, 2002, at North Kingstree Baptist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery. Mr. Calhoun died Fri., March 30, 2002, at McLeod Regional Hospital in Florence. He was born in Macon County, Alabama on May 23, 1916, a son of the late Henry and Willie Mae Calhoun. He received his education in Macon County School System. He was a US Army veteran and fought in World War II. He retired from the Veteran Administration Hospital in West Haven, Connecticut. He was a member of North Kingstree Baptist Church. Survivors are: his wife, Jannie Mae Calhoun of Kingstree; two sons, Lewis Calhoun of Hamden, Connecticut; and Elbert Calhoun, Jr., of Shorter, Alabama; one step-daughter, Merlene Dorsey of New Haven, Connecticut; and seven sisters, Rovenia Moss of Denver, Colorado; Bessie Walker of Trenton, New Jersey; Essie Calhoun and Beatrice Moss, both of Tuskegee, Alabama; Willie Mae Williams of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mary Alice Harris of New Jersey and Verlee Jones of Apoka, Florida; and one brother, Jesse Calhoun of Union Springs, Alabama.
RUBY LEE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Pressley Lee, conducted by the Rev. Jerome Wilson, were held Thurs., April 4, 2002, at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Lee died Sat., March 30, 2002, at Lake Moultrie Nursing Facility in St. Stephen. She was born in Williamsburg County on April 22, 1912, a daughter of the late Matthew Pressley and Kate Louisa Cooper Pressley. She was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County. Mrs. Lee was also a graduate of the School of Nursing at Springfield Technical College in Springfield, Massachusetts. She was formerly employed as a teacher and taught throughout Williamsburg County. She was a member of Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church. Survivors are: three sons, Hartley Lee, Jr,. of Rochester, New York; Warren Wendell Lee of Greeleyville; and Walter Lee of Rochester, New York; and two daughters, Ruby Wyvette Lee of Atlanta, Georgia; and Mrs. Katie Veronica Fulton of Colorado.
JOSEPH ARD -- Funeral services for Joseph "Joe" Faye Ard, 56, of West Columbia, were held Monday, April 8, 2002, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes, Lexington Chapel. Burial followed at Woodridge Memorial Park. Mr. Ard died Friday, April 5, 2002. Born in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Albert and Lexie Gainey Ard. He was owner/operator of Palmetto Food Equipment Com-pany, Inc., of West Columbia and a graduate of Columbia Commercial College. He was formerly married to the late Judy Hodge Ard. Survivors are: one son, Joseph F. Ard, II, of West Columbia; brothers and sisters, Phillip D. Ard of Barnsville, Georgia; Bertha A. Chandler of Kingstree; Douglas A. Ard of Greeleyville; Phylis D. Earls of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee; Aubrey A. Ard of Manning; and Peggy G. Sutton of Knoxville, Tennessee.
DAVID BROCKINGTON -- Funeral services for David Terrell "Little D" Brockington, conducted by the Rev. Willie Wilson, were held Tues., April 9, 2002, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery. Mr. Brockington, 29, died April 5, 2002, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital. He was born June 4, 1972, in Kingstree, a son of Mrs. Sadie Singletary Brockington and the late Jasper Lee Brockington. He received his formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Survivors, in addition to his mother of the home, are: one brother, Jasper Brockington of Kingstree; and two sisters, Mrs. Shirley Chandler and Kameakia Brockington, both of Kingstree.
ABRAHAM PAGE -- Funeral services for Abraham "Abe" Page, conducted by Bishop Roosevelt Fulton, will be held Sat., April 13, 2002, at Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross Church. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, will follow at Goodwill Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Cades. Mr. Page, 56, died Sat., April 6, 2002, at the Newark-Beth Isreal Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey. He was born April 23, 1945, in Cades, a son of the late Isaac Page. He was an automobile mechanic with Alexander Auto and Body Shop for several years. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Mildred Anne Adams Page of the home; two sons, Murray Adams of Newark, NJ; and Tony Page of the home; an uncle who reared him as his own, Herman Page of Kingstree; two adopted brothers, Joe Page of Kingstree; and Curtis Mouzon of Newark, NJ; and his father-in-law, Murray Adams of Cades.
JOSEPH MOUZONE -- Funeral services for Joseph Mouzone were held Sat., April 13, 2002, in Richmond, Virginia, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. Mouzone died April 6, 2002, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. He was born May 18, 1956, a son of Frank Mouzone and the late Ida Bell Matthews Mouzone. He resided in Rich-mond, Virginia and was employed as a construction worker as a concrete finisher. He was a veteran of the US Army. Survivors, in addition to his father of Greeleyville, are: three children, Ebony Clark, Keshaun Clark and Staffon Clark, all of Richmond, Virginia; two brothers, James Mouzone and Paul Mouzone, both of Richmond, Virginia; and three sisters, Mrs. Queen Gallishaw and Mrs. Frankie Mouzone, both of Richmond, Virginia; and Mrs. Mary Harris of Goochland, Virginia.
LILLIAN CROSKEY -- Funeral service for Mrs. Lillian Murray Croskey, conducted by the Rev. Bonus Miller, were held Mon., April 15, 2002, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greeleyville. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mrs. Croskey died Wed., April 10, 2002, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. She was born November 21, 1916, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Mrs. Adeline Murray. She received her education in Williamsburg County public school system. She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the senior choir and Missionary Society. Survivors are: two sons, Robie Thomas Croskey of Bronx, NY; and Isaiah Croskey of Salters; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Houston of Washington, DC; Mrs. Millie A. Dorsey of Altmonte Spring, Florida; Mrs. Carolyn McClary of Salters; and Mrs. Patricia McClary of Kingstree; and one sister, Mrs. Iola Mayrant of Salters.
WILLIE DOTTS -- Funeral services for Willie James Dotts, conducted by the Rev. C. W. Green, were held Tues., April 16, 2002, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Rocky Ford Road in Salters. Mr. Dotts, formerly of Kingstree, 88, died Fri., April 12, 2002, at the Marion County Medical Center in Marion. He was born Oct. 1, 1913, in Salters, a son of the late James "Mack" Madison Riggins and Corine Dotts Riggins. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County. He attended New Zion Holiness Church in Mullins. He worked for a number of years as a farmer and saw mill operator. He was married to the late Mrs. Mary Magalene Ferrell Dotts. Survivors are: two sisters, Mrs. Ada Belt of Mullins; and Mrs. Debra Anne Polk of Delaware, Maryland; and one brother, Charlie Riggins of Salters.
LARRY NELSON -- Graveside services for Larry Nelson, conducted by the Rev. Roosevelt McFadden, were held Mon., April 15, 2002, at White Oak Cemetery in Lake City. Mr. Nelson, 41, died Mon., April 8, 2002, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was born May 25, 1960, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, a son of the late Clarence and Rutha Mae Nelson. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Mary Palmer of Kingstree; one brother, Robert Nelson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Nadine Tuff of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; one adopted sister, Deirde Nelson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; seven step-sons, Cleveland Palmer, Michael Palmer, Terry Palmer, Johnny Palmer, Derrick Palmer, Bobby Palmer and Lee Roy Palmer, all of Kingstree; and one step-daughter, Loretta Palmer of Kingstree.
ORNEY TISDALE -- Funeral services for Orney Alpha Tisdale were held Thurs., April 11, 2002, at Jerusalem United Methodist Church in Salters. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mr. Tisdale died April 4, 2002, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. He was born in Salters, a son of the late Frank James Tisdale and Alma McCray Tisdale. He was a 1987 graduate of Williamsburg Blakeley High School and was employed at Springmaid Beach in Myrtle Beach. He was a member of Jerusalem United Methodist Church. Survivors are: four brothers, Sherman Tisdale of St. Petersburg, Florida; Ivory Tisdale of Salters; Benjamin Tisdale of Tampa, Florida; and David Tisdale of Salters; four sisters, Mrs. Lillian McClary and Mrs. Sara Washington, both of Buffalo, New York; Mrs. Gloria McGill and Mrs. Alma Pompey, both of Salters; two step-brothers, Carl Tisdale of Columbia; and Frank Tisdale, Jr. of Lois; and one step-sister, Mrs. Betty Washington of Raleigh, North Carolina.