SMITH -- Robert William Smith, 77, died June 26, 1998, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, June 29, 1998, in the Hebron United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Smith was born in the Hebron Community, a son of the late Robert Muldrow Smith and Effie Thomas Smith. He was a retired farmer and former employee of Sharpe Construction Co. and Williamson Brothers Farm Supply. He was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible Class. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Sara McElveen Smith of Cades; one son, Ronald William Smith, Sr. of Conway; and two daughters, Connie Smith Cressman of Plano, Texas; and Cheryl Smith Horton of Kingstree.
WARD -- Mrs. Eunice Eaddy Ward, 94, widow of LeRoy E. (Roy) Ward, died Monday, June 22, 1998, in a Kingstree hospital. Funeral services were held Wed., June 24, 1998, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Ward was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Capers Eaddy and Dora McClam Eaddy. She was a homemaker and a member of Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church. Survivors are: two daughters, Vermell Douglas of Hemingway; and LouDell Mishoe of Kingstree; and four sons, Rev. Rhett Ward, Marvin Ward and Thurmond Ward, all of Kingstree; and Rev. Robert G. Ward of West Columbia.
PENDARVIS -- Mrs. Johnny Gwendolyn Fulton Pendarvis, 85 of Simpsonville, SC died May 31, 1998 at her residence. Funeral services were held June 25, 1998 at John Wesley United Methodist Church in Greenville with burial in Greenville Memorial Gardens. She was the daughter of the late David Luther Fulton and Nettie Mouzon Fulton. She was a native of Kingstree and an Alumna of S.C. State College and earned a B.A. degree from Morris College. She was retired after teaching more than 40 years in both Williamsburg and Greenville Counties. Mrs. Pendarvis was a member and officer of John Wesley United Methodist Church, Greenville, The United Methodist Women, the Bryson Neighborhood Community Club, and the Les Escapees Club. Surviving are her husband, Rev. John L. Pendarvis, Sr. of the home; one daughter, Mirdis Pendarvis Brown of Taylors; two sons, John L. Pendarvis, Jr. of Simpsonville and David C. Pendarvis of Columbia.
DOUGLAS -- Funeral services for Herbert Boyd Douglas were held on Sat., June 27, 1998 at the Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross in Kingstree. Elder Roosevelt Fulton was the pastor. Interment followed in Greenlawn Cemetery, directed by Dimery and Rogers. Mr. Douglas, 45, died on Sunday, June 21, 1998 at Carolinas Hospital System/Cedar Tower in Florence. He was born in Marlboro County on March 24, 1953, a son of Mrs. Thelma Williams Douglas and the late Rufus Douglas. He was a former employee at J. P. Stevens and Thantex Industries. Mr. Douglas was a member of St. Luke Holiness Church and served on the steward Board. Survivors including his mother, are his wife, Mrs. Patricia Douglas of Kingstree; three sons, Herbert V. Douglas of Kingstree, Warren Douglas of Great Lakes, IL and Robert Douglas of Kingstree; one daughter, Deaundra Douglas of Kingstree; his foster father, Elder Jackie Fulton of Kingstree; five brothers, Rufus Douglas, Jr. and Jackie Douglas, both of Cheraw, SC, Sam Brown of Vinyl, NJ, Donnie Douglas of Raleigh, NC, Larry Douglas of Laurel Hill, NC; ten sisters, Mrs. Geraldine Douglas, Mrs. Mammie Thompson, both of Cheraw, SC, Mrs. Dianne Clark and Mrs. Hazel Thomas and Eunice Douglas, all of Laurinburg, NC, Mrs. Mary Ann Simon of Charlotte, NC, Mrs. Jennifer Floyd, Mrs. Ella Cintron of Williamstown, NJ, Mrs. Virginia Graham of Kingstree and Mrs. Willease Jamison of York, PA.
ROGERS -- Liston Hill Rogers, 59, of Clover, S.C., died June 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. Funeral services were held Friday, June 26, 1998, at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Mark Collins. Burial followed in Lakeview Memory Gardens. Mr. Rogers was born in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Liston Wilson Rogers and Marian Hill Rogers DuBose. He was a retired construction worker. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Florence, are: his wife, Joyce Evans Rogers; three sons, Ronald Larry Rogers of Surfside Beach; Mickey Hill Rogers of Georgetown; and Marion "Will" Rogers of Clover, S.C.; his step-father, Fred DuBose of Florence; two brothers, William David Rogers of Clover, S.C.; and Benji Ira Rogers of Lake City; and two sisters, Louise R. Mouzon of Kingstree; and Linda R. Taylor of Columbia.
WALKER -- Edgar "D. I." Walker died July 5, 1998, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Georgetown. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 9, 1998. He was born August 29, 1927, in Georgetown County, the son of the late Willie and Annie Walker. He was employed by the SC Highway Department for 30 years. He was a member of Mt. Olive Seventh Day Adventist Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Kathleen Walker; seven sons, Willie James Walker, James Walker and Calvin Walker, all of Hemingway; Nathaniel Langley of Maples, FL; Willie Langley, Robert Langley and Jimmy Lee Langley, all of Hemingway; six daughters, Mrs. Gladys Mae Wilson, Mrs. Jestine Davis, Mrs. Rose Verner, Mrs. Patricia Linnen, Mrs. Catherine Nesmith and Mrs. Christine Pittman, all of Hemingway; three brothers, Samuel Walker, Golaith Walker and James Roland Walker, all of Hemingway; and three sisters, Mrs. Alphatina Gainey of New York; Mrs. Remell Ladson of Georgetown; and Mrs. Zelene Locklear of Hemingway.
MCCLARY -- Mrs. Lydia Barrineau Mc-Clary, 82, widow of W. Gamble McClary, died July 7, 1998, in a Lake City hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 9, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in McClary Cemetery. Mrs. McClary was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Robert J. and Margaret Burrows Barrineau. She was associated with the Western Auto store in Kingstree. She was a member of Beulah United Methodist Church and the Women' Auxiliary of the church. Survivors are: three sons, W. B. (Bill) McClary of Darlington; Lynn McClary of Cades; and Mike McClary of Kingstree; and three sisters, Julia Cribb of Georgetown; Virginia Boozer of Columbia; and Ruth Lawrence of Florence.
THOMAS -- Danny Lee Thomas, 33, died Wed., July 8, in a Kingstree hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, July 10, 1998, in the Kingstree Church of God of Prophecy. Burial followed in Twin Pines Church of God of Prophecy directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Thomas was born in Berkeley County, a son of Jerry Lee and May Belle Moore Thomas. He was a graduate of Macedonia High School and was a member of the Kingstree Church of God of Prophecy. Survivors, in addition to his parents of Kingstree, are: three sisters, Judy Marie Floyd, Brenda K. Evans and Jill Annette Welch, all Kingstree.
AIELLO -- Vincent R. Aiello, 70, died Friday, July 10, 1998, in Florence. Funeral services were held Monday, July 13, 1998, in St. Ann's Catholic Church. Burial followed in Kingstree Memorial Gardens directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Aiello was born in Staten Island, N.Y., a son of the late Ciro and Mary Pesce Aiello. For 50 years, he was an anilitical chemist, having retired last year from FermPro Co. in Kingstree and was a former employee of Wallerstein Co. in Staten Island. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church and was a member of the Kingstree Moose Lodge. Survivors are: his wife, Jean Madory Aiello of Kingstree; three daughters, Jeanne Burns of Chicago, IL; Joan Matthys of Algonquin, IL; and Kathryn Schad of Cary, IL; and two sisters, Anne Talercio and Rose Marie DeAngelis, both of New York.
DUKES -- Funeral services for Louis "Booster" Dukes were held Friday, July 3, 1998, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, conducted by Frank James. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. Dukes, 62, died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at his residence in Kingstree. He was born September 2, 1935, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Walter Dukes, Sr. and Stella Grice Dukes. He was a former employee at Baxter Travenol Medical Laboratory for 27 years. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Catherine Brown Dukes of the home; five sons, Johnny Otis Nesmith of Rochester, N.Y.; Louis Bernard Dukes and Cory Dukes, both of Kingstree; Christopher Pressley of Orangeburg; and James Singletary of Yonkers, N.Y.; one daughter, Melanie Dukes of Orangeburg; and three brothers, Walter Dukes and William Dukes, both of Baltimore, Md.; and James Dukes of Kingstree.