JOHN BRADLEY -- Funeral services for John Bradley, conducted by the Rev. Bernard Paige, were held Fri., Nov. 7, 2003, at New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church. Burial, directed by McClary Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery. Mr. Bradley, a veteran of World War II in the United States Army, died November 3, 2003, at his residence in Kingstree. He was born July 5, 1922, in Williamsburg County, a son of Mae Belle Owens. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County and was a member of New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors are: seven daughters, Jane McBride, Mrs. Margaret Graham, Irene Mouzon and Jacqueln Hails, all of Kingstree; Mrs. Ruby McClam of Columbia; Mrs. Carolyn Cooper of Lake City; and Veronica Bradley of Kingstree; one son, Johnny Bradley of Salters; one sister, Mrs. Lula Barr of Kingstree; two brothers, Will G. Bradley of Kingstree; and Tommy Brown of Salters; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
COLLIS JONES, SR. -- Funeral services for Collis Jones, Sr., conducted by the Rev. James W. Abrams, Jr., were held Sat., Nov. 8, 2003, at St. James Baptist Church in Hopkins. Burial, directed by McClary Funeral Home, followed at St. James Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Jones, a veteran of the United States Navy during War World II, died Wed., Nov. 5, 2003, at Palmetto Baptist Hospital. he was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Norway, South Carolina, a son of Ida Baxter Jones and Buck Jones. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Annie M. Jones of Columbia; one son, Collis Jones, Jr. of Columbia; four daughters, Jennifer Thompson, Towana L. Jones, Karen M. Jones and Mrs. Alisa J. O'Neill, all of Columbia; three sisters, Oletha Smalls of Philadelphia, Pennsyl-vania; Nettie Crowder of Oak Park, Illinois; and Gertie Lee Jennings of Orangeburg; and one brother, Charlie Jones of Stone Mountain, Georgia. Pallbearers were Joe Johnson, Leon Richardson, Robert Richard-son, Willie Richardson, Albert Scott and Henry Scott.
LEE GAUSE -- Funeral services for Donald Lee Gause, 72, were held Saturday, November 8, 2003, in the Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Gause died Thursday, November 6, 2003, at his residence after an illness. He was born in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Clyde and Josephine Carraway Gause. He attended Indiantown school and was retired from Williamsburg County Public Works as head mechanic. Mr. Gause attended Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church. Survivors include: his wife, Maedine Parker Gause; two sons, Donald Gause of Charleston and Anthony Gause of Kingstree; one sister Ilaphine G. Feagin of Kingstree; four brothers, Ossie Gause of Summerton; Thomas Gause of Virginia; and Claude and Barney Gause, both of Kingstree; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Carolinas Hospice.
ILAPHINE FEAGIN -- Funeral services for Ilaphine Gause Feagin, 61, wife of Russell Dempson Feagin, were held Tuesday, November 11, 2003, in the Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Feagin died Saturday, November 8, 2003, in a Charleston hospital after an illness. She was born in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Clyde L. and Josie Carraway Gause. She retired after 23 years as cafeteria manager at Williamsburg Academy. Mrs. Gause was a member of Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she served as president of Ladies Ministries. She loved caring for her family, church and friends. Survivors, in addition to her husband of Kingstree, are: two sons, Russell Andre Feagin and Ron Feagin of Kingstree; special son, Al Atkinson of Kingstree; four brothers Ossie Gause of Summerton; Thomas Gause of Virginia; and Claude and Barney Gause, both of Kingstree; and Grannyšs baby, Russ Feagin of Kingstree. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church, 76 McCall Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.
DOLLAN BELLAMY -- Dollan Bellamy, 47, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Mr. Bellamy was born September 5, 1956, in Salters, the son of Meredis B. Turner and the late Mannie Bellamy and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fluitt. He was a graduate of Williamsburg High School. He moved to New York City and worked for Axelrod Management Company Incorporated for 23 years. Survivors, in addition to his mother, are: one stepson, Terrance Bradley; one sister, Deborah Tull; three brothers, Troy, Mitchell and Charles of Ellendale, Delaware; and a host of relatives.
ELLEN SMITH -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Patricia "Mousie" Smith, widow of Claude "Bozo" Smith, Jr., conducted by Bishop Dr. Odell Fulton, were held Saturday, November 8, 2003, at Siloam Baptist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed in Greenlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, November 1, 2003, at McLeod Regional Medical Center following a short illness. She was born March 2, 1950, in Norfolk, Virginia, and was reared in Kingstree. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Hudgins and Rachel Burgess Hudgins. Mrs. Smith attended the public schools of Williamsburg County and was employed at Baxter for nearly twenty years. After leaving Baxter, she received her nursing certification from Williamsburg Technical College in 1996. She was later employed by Tupperware Manufacturing. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church, but later changed her membership to Trinity Holiness Church. Survivors include: three daughters, Yolunda Hudgins, Joycelyn Hudgins, both of Kingstree; and Cecilia Smith of the home; three sisters, Marion Wilson, Gladys Laurie, Emma Miller, and one adopted sister, Carolyn McClary, all of Kingstree; her mother-in-law, Pauline Wilson of Kingstree; and five grandsons.
JAMES GAMBLE, JR. -- Funeral services for James Jeffery Gamble Jr., conducted by Bishop J. Bernard McCray, were held Wednesday, October 29, 2003, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed in Florence National Cemetery. Mr. Gamble died October 23, 2003. He was born June 12, 1914, in Kingstree, a son of Melvina and James Gamble. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County. He left Kingstree in June of 1941 and served in the United States Army during World War II. He participated in the East Indies, Papuan and New Guinea campaigns and traveled to Japan. He was honorably discharged in June 1945. He lived in New York City in the earlier part of his life, moving back to Kingstree in the 1950s. He was a painter and avid inventor who owned several patents. He enjoyed working his own land and sharing his crops with neighbors and relatives. Survivors include: two sisters, Louise Edwards of Kingstree; and Blondell Gamble, of Miami, Florida.
WILLIE DANIEL -- Funeral services for Deacon Willie Daniel, conducted by Pastor Geneva Smalls, were held Saturday, November 8, 2003, at St. Mark Fire Baptised Holiness Church in Salters. Mr. Daniel died November 3, 2003, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. He was born July 8, 1941, a son of the late Billy Daniel and Louisa Daniel Cooper. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County and was employed by Georgia Pacific and the Department of Transportation Road Construction for many years. He was a member of St. Mark FBH Church and sang for many years with the gospel groups, The Mighty Jubilees and The Spiritual Tones. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Mary Ethel Covert Daniel; two sons, Arthur Leroy Covert of Hollandale, Florida; and David Covert of Salters; one daughter, Mrs. Earnestine Coleman of Andrews; five brothers, Freddie Daniel of Clearwater, Florida; James Daniel of Columbia; Adam Joseph Daniel of Salters; and Elijah Daniel and the Rev. Pete Daniel, both of Long Island, New York; four sisters, Mrs. Phylis Nelson of Clearwater, Florida; Ms. Ella Whitfield of Salters; Mrs. Pearl Miller of Andrews; and Mrs. Estell Gary of Greensboro, North Carolina; four step-brothers, Roosevelt Cooper, Charles Cooper and Jack Frierson, all of Kingstree; and Lealon Cooper of Philadel-phia, Pennsylvania; two step-sisters, Tressie Haynes of Orangeburg; and Sarah Ford of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
ELLA MAE WASHINGTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Mae Washington, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Godwin, were held Sat., Nov. 1, 2003, at Wilson Chapel 1st Missionary Baptist Church in Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Washington, widow of Samuel Washington, Sr., died Sunday, October 26, 2003, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital after an extended illness. She was born October 16, 1927, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Laura Monroe Fulton and Elijah Fulton. She received her formal education at Wilson Chapel School and Tomlinson High School in Williamsburg County. She joined Wilson Chapel Church. She later attended Antioch Baptist Church but returned to Wilson Chapel, where she remained faithful until her health failed. She served as a deaconess and leader of the youth and senior choirs. Survivors include: one daughter, Vertell G. Washington of Kingstree; one step-daughter, Dorothy Roche of Brooklyn, New York; three sisters, Odell Cooper of Kingstree; Ida Bell Shaw of Bronx, New York; and Carrie Lou Griffin of West Palm Beach, Florida; one brother, Elijah Fulton of Kingstree; four nieces whom she reared as her own, Loretta Fulton of West Palm Beach, Florida; Latasha Liner, Tameka Liner and Vanessa Bell, all of New York, New York; three nephews whom she reared as her own, Jabar Liner and Cory Liner, both of New York; and Earl Fulton of Florida; six grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
LINDA LITCHFIELD -- Linda Moore Litchfield, 52, widow of Johnny R. Litchfield, died Sun., Nov. 30, 2003, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. Funeral services for Mrs. Litchfield, conducted by the Revs. Jody and Wayne Floyd, were held Thurs., Dec. 4, 2003, at Twin Pines Church of God of Prophecy. Burial, directed by Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home, followed in the churchyard. Mrs. Litchfield was born in the Suttons Community of Williamsburg County on March 29, 1951, a daughter of the late George Presley Moore and Thelma Michau Moore. She attended Twin Pines Church of God of Prophecy. Mrs. Moore worked with her brother in Moorešs Grocery for a time. Survivors are: one son, Benjie Powell of Andrews; one brother, Dale Moore of Andrews; and two sisters, Ruby M. Thomas and Faye Moore, both of Macedonia.