PETE CHANDLER -- Funeral services for Sharper "Pete" Chandler, Jr., conducted by the Rev. Francis Mitchell and the Rev. Lee Ernest Bines, were held Saturday, August 31, 2002, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Union Baptist Church No. 2 Cemetery. Mr. Chandler, 56, died Monday, August 26, 2002, at Carolinas Hospital System-Lake City. He was born December 23, 1945, in Salters, a son of the late Sharper and Elizabeth Pendergrass Chandler. He was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County and was a member of Union Baptist Church No. 2, where he served as chairman of the Finance Committee and was a Trustee. Mr. Chandler was employed for over 42 years as a veterinarian medical assistant with Dr. Walter Cottingham. He was married to the late Mrs. Daisy Mae Nixon Chandler. Survivors are: four children, Virginia Lynn Woods and David Chandler, both of Myrtle Beach; Abraham Chandler of Columbus, Ohio; and Tonya M. Chandler of the home; three brothers, Hubert Chandler of Dallas, Texas; Isaiah Chandler of Hyattsville, Maryland; and Edward Nelson of Kingstree; two sisters, Bertha Chandler of Brooklyn, New York; and Mrs. Lula Chandler Butler of Hyattsville, Maryland; and two grandsons.
CONSTANCE MADISON -- Funeral services for Constance Green Madison, conducted by Bishop Roosevelt Fulton, were held Friday, August 30, 2002, at Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery. Mrs. Madison died August 25, 2002. She was born November 2, 1952, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Louie Pritchard and Lucille Salters Green Nesmith. She attended the public schools of Williamsburg County and graduated from Tomlinson High School in 1970. She graduated from Williamsburg Technical College in 1999 and received a certificate in nursing assistance. She was employed by Williamsburg County Disability and Special Needs Board as a SLP manager. She was formerly employed at Kingstree Elementary and Kings-tree Senior High Schools as a substitute teacher, Kingstree Knits and Warsaw Manufacturing. Mrs. Madison was a member of Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross Church in Kingstree, where she served as member of the Usher Board, the gospel choir, the missionary department and the Evangelistic Temple Task Force Group. Survivors are: one son, Antonio Madison of Norfolk, Virginia; three daughters, Marcie Wilson, Nastas-sia Madison and Cheryl Madison, all of Kingstree; five sisters, Sarah Wilson, Fredrena N. Scott, Magerlene Burgess, Ida McClary and Patricia Mabry, all of Kingstree; three brothers, James Leroy Green, James Ravenell, Jr., of Kingstree; and Leon Green of Thomasville, North Carolina; and eight grandchildren.
FURMAN BEAUFORT -- Funeral services for Furman Beaufort, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Godwin, were held Sat., Aug. 31, 2002, at Wilson Chapel First Baptist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Wilson Chapel Baptist Cemetery. Mr. Beaufort, 61, died Mon., Aug. 26, 2002, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. He was born in Kingstree, a son of the late Will Beaufort and Ilar Mae Barr-Beaufort, on June 10, 1941. He was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of Wilson Chapel First Baptist Church. He was employed as a mechanic with John Deere Tractor Company for many years. Survivors are: three brothers, Samuel Beaufort of Miami, Florida; Reggie Beaufort of Rosel, New Jersey; and Terry Beaufort of Kingstree; and three sisters, Mrs. Jannie Wilson and Mrs. Mattie McKnight, both of Kingstree; and Mrs. Roberta Davis of Mt. Clair, New Jersey.
SUSIE STUCKEY -- Mrs. Susie Alice Hawkins Stuckey, 88, widow of Dexter Lee Stuckey, Sr., died Mon., Sept. 2, 2002, at the Franke Home in Mt. Pleasant. Graveside funeral services were held Wed., Sept. 4, 2002, at the Indiantown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, directed by Morris Funeral Home. Mrs. Stuckey was born in Columbia, a daughter of the late James and Irene Hamiter Hawkins. She graduated from Columbia High School and Columbia Hospital of Richland County with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She began a nursing career at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Hemingway. She was a member of Indiantown Presbyter-ian Church, Indiantown Afternoon Circle, The Presbyterian Women, The Hemingway Garden Club and The Society of 1824 at the Medical University of South Carolina. Survivors are: two sons, Dexter Lee Stuckey, Jr., of Mt. Pleasant; and Robert Willoughby Stuckey of Stuckey; three grandsons; and two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorials to: Indiantown Presbyterian Church, 4865 Hemingway Hwy., Hemingway, South Carolina 29554; MUSC, Health Sciences Foundation, Department of Cardiology or Alzheimer╣s Research, 171 Ashley Ave., Charleston, South Carolina 29425-1130; or Lutheran Hospice, 753 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Ste. 100, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464.
JAMES COLLINS, SR. -- James Harold Collins, Sr., 59, died Mon., Sept. 2, 2002, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Wed., Sept. 4, 2002, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Garden of Devotion Cemetery. Mr. Collins was born in Conway, a son of Alice Young Collins and the late T. J. Collins. He was a foreman for the Georgetown County School District, of the Pentecostal Holiness faith and attended Hemingway schools. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Hemingway, are: his wife, Patricia Ann McDaniel Collins of the home; one daughter, Alice C. Simmons of Hemingway; two sons, Robbie Collins of Hemingway; and James H. Collins, Jr., of Prospect; five brothers, Bill Collins, Hoyt Collins, Charles Collins, Winston Collins and Terry Collins; four sisters, Queen Ester Langley, Cora Baxley, Mary Alice Langley and Jackie Pope; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
LETHA FEAGIN -- Mrs. Letha Conyers Feagin, 86, widow of James Monroe Feagin, died Fri., Aug. 30, 2002, in the Williamsburg County Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Sun., Sept. 1, 2002, in the Kingstree Church of God. Burial, directed by Brockington Funeral Home, followed at Floyd Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. Mrs. Feagin was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Hal and Missy Dorrell Conyers. She was a homemaker and member of the Kingstree Church of God. Survivors are: three daughters, Mary Jean Ard of Lake City, Glenda Gibbons of Kingstree; and Norma Evans of Scranton; two sons, Hagood Feagin of Lake City; and Monroe Feagin of Johnsonville; one sister, Lizzie Springs of Lake City; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
OLIVE HILL -- Olive James Chittum Hill, 80, of Buena Vista, Virginia, died Wed., Sept. 4, 2002, at Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Jim Nichols, were held Sat., Sept. 7, 2002, at Lomax Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, directed by Lomax Funeral Home, followed at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Hill was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Greeleyville, a daughter of the late William Douglas and Rosalee Montgomery James. She retired as a clerk for the Buena Vista and Lexington Health Departments after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of McCutchun Presbyterian Church. Her first husband, Thurman A. Chittum preceded her in death. Survivors are: her husband, Joseph B. Hill, Jr., of Buena Vista; her step-children, Larry Cash of Buena Vista and Mary Ann Childress of Roanoke; and one grandchild. Memorials may be made to McCutchun Presbyterian Church, 1180 Longhollow Road, Buena Vista, Virginia, 24416.
JERRY SALTERS -- Funeral services, conducted by Bishop Amos Major, for Jerry Salters were held Sat., Sept. 7, 2002, at No. 1 Holiness Church in Lake City. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at State Cemetery. Mr. Salters, 35, a construction worker, died Sat., Aug. 31, 2002, at his residence in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was born March 3, 1967, in Cades, a son of Mrs. Irene Robinson Salters and the late James "Bully" Salters. He received his formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of No. 1 Holiness Church. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, are: his companion, Emily Loretta Fulton of West Palm Beach, Florida; one daughter, Sierra McClam of Kingstree; two step-daughters, Latasha Fulton and Johnetta Fulton, both of West Palm Beach, Florida; six brothers, Reuben Salters, David Salters, James Lee Salters and Billy Salters, all of Kingstree; Joseph Salters of Pawleys Island; and Richard Salters of Andrews; four sisters, Bertha Ann Salters and Mrs. Jannie McFadden, both of Kingstree; Laura Salters of Myrtle Beach; and Mrs. Rebecca Wright of Denver, Colorado; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Susie Robinson of Lake City; and two granddaughters.
ROSANNE HASELDEN -- Rosanne Fields Haselden, 86, widow of Charles Emerson Haselden, died Sun., Sept. 8, 2002, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Tues., Sept. 10, 2002, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church. Mrs. Haselden was born in Florence, a daughter of the late Dr. Wade Hampton Fields and Mamie Huggins Fields. A former resident of Florence, Mrs. Haselden had made her home in Kingstree for the past five years. She was a member of Central United Methodist church in Florence and for the last five years had attended Kingstree United Methodist Church. Survivors are: two daughters, Martha A. Yarborough of Manning; and Mary Wade Ward of Kingstree; one son, William Wade Haselden of Summerville and five grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Kingstree United Methodist Church.
FRANCES PHLLIPS -- Frances Nexsen Phillips, widow of Jack Phillips, died Sat., Sept. 7, 2002, in a Kingstree nursing home. Funeral services were held Mon., Sept. 9, 2002, at the graveside at Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Phillips was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late James Alton and Frances Burrows Nexsen. She attended Williamsburg County schools and graduated from the MUSC School of Nursing. Mrs. Phillips was a retired nurse, having worked in hospitals in Kingstree and Lake city and also the Kingstree Nursing Facility. She served in the Army in Germany as a WAC nurse. Mrs. Phillips attended the Kingstree Second Baptist Church. She was first married to the late Ralston Matthews. Survivors are: three sisters, Dorothy Quattlebaum of Rock Hill; Sylvia Nexsen of Kingstree; and Jimmie Alice Miller of Salters; two brothers, David Nexsen of Cades and Thomas R. Nexsen of Kingstree; and one granddaughter, Julia Louise Hayes of Cheraw.