ANNIE MURPHY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Catherine Cooper Murphy were held Fri., Sept. 10, 2004, at Elijah United Methodist Church in Kingstree. Rev. Jonathan Brown, pastor, conducted the ceremony. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed in Elijah United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Murphy, 98, died Fri., Sept. 3, 2004, in the Kingstree Nursing Facility. She was born in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Mrs. Hanna Cooper and March Cooper. She was a devoted mother and a lifelong farmer. She was a member of Elijah United Methodist Church, where she served as Mother of the Church, as a member of the Gospel Choir and as a member of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of King David Lodge. Mrs. Murphy was married to the late Warren Murphy, Sr. Survivors are: two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Pendergrass of Kingstree and Mrs. Jannie M. Wilson of Miami, Florida; one son, Mr. Thomas Murphy of Philadel-phia, Pennsylvania; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
JOHN WILSON, JR. -- Funeral services for John "Bubba" Wilson, Jr., conducted by Rev. Sam Livingston, were held Fri., Sept. 10, 2004, at Antioch Baptist Church in the Cedar Swamp community of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Wilson, 71, died Sun., Sept. 5, 2004, in a Florence hospital. He was born in Kingstree, a son of Mrs. Minnie Morris Wilson and the late John Wilson. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. He was employed with Southern Crop Duster, Inc., in Fort Valley, Florida, and in Delray Beach, Florida. He was married to the late Lillie Pearl Dwight Wilson. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, are: one son, Tony Wilson of Ft. Valley, Georgia; three daughters, Ernestine Wilson, Laura Wilson and Theresa Wilson, all of Ft. Valley, Georgia; four brothers, Willie Joe Wilson, Larry James Wilson and Johnie Mack Wilson, all of Rochester, New York, and Sam Wilson of Melbourne, Florida; six sisters, Queen Green, Dorothy Gamble, Minnie Cooper, Rochelle Perry, Azalee Wilson and Barbara Thomas, all of Rochester, New York; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary Dwight of Ft. Valley, Georgia; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
BOB FONTEYN -- Robert "Bob" A. Fonteyn, 71, of Myrtle Beach, died Wed., Aug. 18, 2004, at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Sun., Aug. 22, 2004, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel. Born Jan. 24, 1933, in Brussels, Belgium, he was the son of the late Auguste Andre Noel and Jeanne Springael Fonteyn. Mr. Fonteyn was educated in Paris and the United States, receiving his masters in engineering. He served in the Belgium Army. He was a retired engineer from NASA and was a collector for museums in Brussels and Africa. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Moose Lodge #2351. Survivors are: his wife, Rounette McCrea Fonteyn; one son, Phillip Fonteyn of Anchorage, Alaska; one daughter, Dr. Viviane Fonteyn Conners of Weston, Florida; one sister, Denise Boulanger of Brussels, Belgium; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. Memorial Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
RUSSELL PERRY -- Russell D. Perry, 89, husband of Lelia Prosser Perry, died Sat., Sept. 4, 2004. Funeral services were held Mon., Sept. 7, 2004, at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church of the Pentecostal Faith. Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home, followed in the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Perry was born in Hemingway, a son of the late Grady Durand and Meddie Altman Perry. He was a member of New Hope Church, where he formerly served as deacon and trustee. He retired from J.P. Stevens. Survivors, in addition to his wife of the home, are: two daughters, Geri Rogers of Johnsonville and Audrey Cannon of Kingstree; brothers and sisters: Winston Perry, Clinton Perry, Erma Marsh, Fairy Gregory, Shirley McBurnett, Velma Miller and Theora Venters; four grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.
J.D. LEWIS -- Funeral services for J.D. Edward Lewis, conducted by Rev. Harriet Massengail, were held Sat., Sept. 11, 2004, at Nazareth A.M.E. Church in Johnsonville. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Bethlehem A.M.E. Church Cemetery. Mr. Lewis, 48, died Wed., Sept. 8, 2004, in Georgetown County Memorial Hospital in Georgetown. He was born July 5, 1956, in Hemingway, a son of the late Leno Lewis and Nellie Mae Lewis. He was a member of Bethlehem A.M.E. Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Ora Bell Lewis of Hemingway; one brother, Earl Lewis of El Paso, Texas; special nephews, who were like sons, Tony Delance Lewis and Robert "Otis" Lewis, both of Hemingway; a special cousin who was like a sister, Mrs. Lee Ruth "Juicey" Lewis of Hemingway; and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Dorothy Smith of Dillon.
WALTER DUKES -- Walter V. Dukes, 52, died Thurs., Sept. 2, 2004, in an Albany, Georgia, hospital. Memorial services will be held Sat., Sept. 18, 2004, at the Mt. Vernon Church Social Hall. Williamsburg Funeral Home is assisting the Dukes family. Mr. Dukes was born in Williamsburg County, a son of Mattie Plyler Dukes and the late J.D. Dukes. He was an employee of Proctor and Gamble Co. in Albany for over 30 years. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, are: his wife, Dale Springs Dukes of Albany; one daughter, Amanda Dukes of Fairview, North Carolina; one son, Geoffrey Dukes of the U.S. Army in Ft. Lewis, Washington; five sisters, Nina Allen of Summerville; Nancy Nettles of Pineville; Judy McClary, Cheryl Dubose and Karen Burroughs, all of Kingstree; and one brother, Alton Dukes of Kingstree; and one granddaughter.
ELBERT JONES -- Elbert Dewey Jones, 82, died Fri., Aug. 6, 2004, at his residence. Funeral services were held Mon., Aug. 9, 2004, at the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at McClary Cemetery. Mr. Jones was the son of Burtre Mitchum Jones and Elbert Eugene Jones. He was born in Hartsville and attended Williamsburg County Schools. Mr. Jones retired from Independent Life Insurance Company and was a farmer. He was a member of Millwood Methodist Church and served as trustee there for many years. Survivors are: his wife, Mary Edith Jones of Kingstree; one daughter, Doris J. Coker of Kingstree; three sisters, Winnie Cordray and Blanche Wheat, both of North Charleston; and Lois Burskirt of Goose Creek; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
DORAN HARMOH -- Doran Fritz Harmoh, 42, died Wed., Sept. 1, 2004, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. Funeral services, conducted by Elder Linwood Cooper, were held Sat., Sept. 11, 2004, at Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery. Mr. Harmoh was born May 22, 1962, in Manchester, Jamaica, a son of Mrs. Linda Harmoh and Othniel Harmoh. He was formerly employed by Nan Ya Incorporated in Lake City. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Jamaica, are: his wife, Mrs. Cindy Fulton Harmoh of Kingstree; one son, Tyronne Harmoh; and two daughters, Andrea Harmoh and Olivia Latasha Harmoh, both of Kingstree; four brothers, Carlton Harmoh, Michael Harmoh, Trevor Harmoh and Othniel Marmon, all of Jama; three sisters, Mrs. Janet Harmoh McDiarmid and Mrs. Carlene Harmoh Bratley of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and Beverly Harmoh-Dacospa of Manchester, Jamaica; and those who he cared for as his own children, Shana Burgess, David Green, NašNeta Green and Charlotta Green, all of Kingstree.
LILLIE HENRYHAND -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Henryhand, conducted by Rev. Dr. Herman Gibson, were held Mon., June 21, 2004, at Ranzie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Smith-Cooper Cemetery in Salters. Mrs. Henryhand, wife of Rev. Charles Henryhand, died Tues., June 15, 2004, at Ron McNair Nursing Home in Lake City. She was born April 22, 1929, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Oretha Bradley Conyers and Raliegh "Deac" Conyers. She attended and graduated from Blakely High School. She sang for many years with Gapway Community Choir. She worked for many years as an assistant at the B.J. Gordon Development Center. She was a charter member of the Lilly White Chapter #349, Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors, in addition to her husband, are: her children, Willie Mae Anderson of Rochester, New York; Dr. Charles Henryhand of Richmond, Virginia; Jackie Henryhand of Miami, Florida; Patricia Darby of Englewood, New Jersey; and Wendell Henryhand of Irmo; one brother, Robert Conyers; four sisters, Eliza Swinton, Mamie Gamble, Ida Moses and Martha Newell; 17 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
MARIE McFADDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Marie "Queen" Bradshaw McFadden were held Sun., July 4, 2004, at Union Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Willie Bryant. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Salters Cemetery. Mrs. McFadden, 88, died Mon., June 28, 2004, at C.M. Tucker Center in Columbia. She was born Sept. 15, 1915, in Salters, a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Whitfield Bradshaw. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. Survivors are: her husband, Willie McFadden, Sr.; five step-daughters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Brockington, Mrs. Mary Ella Matthews and Patricia Porter, all of Kingstree, and Sylvia Gamble and Louise McFadden, both of Charleston; three sisters, Maggie Chandler of California, Mary J. Cooper of Kingstree and Queen Esther Miller of Lake City; two grandchildren and 17 step-grandchildren.