KIRBY -- William Fluitt (Bill) Kirby, 45, died Wed., August 18, 1999, in Horry County. Funeral services were held Sat., August 21, 1999, in Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Kirby was born in Kingstree, a son of Mrs. Lydia Epps Kirby and the late James Marvin Kirby. He was a graduate of Christian Academy in Manning and attended Anderson College. He was a self-employed reforestation contractor and a member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. Surviving, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, is one brother, James W. (Jimmy) Kirby of Kingstree.
BURROWS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Glenda L. Gamble Burrows were held Monday, August 23, 1999, at New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church in Kingstree, conducted by Rev. Bernard Paige and Rev. Mary C. Barr. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mrs. Burrows, 44, died Thurs., August 19, 1999, at the Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born May 2, 1955, in Kingstree, a daughter of Mrs. Ruthena Gamble Barr. She was reared by her maternal grandparents, the late Ben Gamble and Peggy Hardee Gamble. She graduated from Kingstree Senior High School in 1973. She was a member of New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church. She was employed with the Williamsburg County School District for several years. She later became employed at Baxter Laboratories, Incorporated in Quality Control. Survivors, in addition to her mother of Brooklyn, N.Y.; are: her husband, Leroy Burrows, Sr. of the home; one daughter, Kimbra S. Burrows of Columbia; two sons, Leroy Burrows, Jr. of Columbia; and Gregory G. Burrows of the home; one sister, Mrs. Genevieve McCrea of Kingstree; one brother, Samuel L. Barr of Kingstree; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Ruth Burrows of Kingstree; three half brothers, Theo Sam Gray of Kingstree; George Carver Gray and Fred Gray, Jr., both of Richmond, Va.; and five half sisters, Mrs. Lucille G. Burgess of Ladson; Alice Hostler and Ruth G. Murray, both of Virginia; Mrs. Mary G. Chandler and Mrs. Jane G. Vice, both of Kingstree.
HUTCHINSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Brown Hutchinson were held Sunday, August 22, 1999, at Trinity A.M.E. Church in Hemingway, conducted by Rev. Leo Chatman, Jr. Burial followed in the church's cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mrs. Hutchinson, 92, died Wed., August 18, 1999, at Georgetown County Memorial Hospital in Georgetown. She was born August 14, 1907, in Andrews, a daughter of the late Abraham Frazier and Janie Brown Alston. She was a member of Trinity A.M.E. Church and served as former Vice President of the Stewardess Board and a member of the Missionary Society. Survivors are: one daughter, Mrs. Lorine McCown of Hemingway; and one step-son, George Shuford Hutchinson of Georgetown.
MILLER -- Funeral services for Vanum Miller were held Saturday, August 21, 1999, at Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Bonus Miller. Burial followed in Cowhead Cemetery in Gourdine. Mr. Miller, 63, died Monday, August 16, 1999, at Ron McNair Nursing Home in Lake City. He was born August 13, 1936, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Rev. Walton Miller and Annie Patterson Sanders. He was the step-son of the late James Sanders. He worked for the City of Philadelphia. Survivors are: one brother, John Patterson of Lane; and three sisters, Marie Miller of Philadelphia, Pa.; Mrs. Janet Miller and Mrs. Jessie Mae Miller, both of Eastover, S.C.
CANTEY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Mae Beaufort Cantey were held Wednesday, August 18, 1999, at Long Branch United Methodist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by Rev. Edward McLeod. Burial followed in Big Spring Cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mrs. Cantey, 70, died Friday, August 13, 1999, at her resident in Greeleyville. She was born in Greeleyville, a daughter of the late Nelson and Tina Epps Beaufort. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Long Branch United Methodist Church. Survivors are: her husband, James Cantey of the home; ten sons, James Cantey, Jr. of Charleston; Lee Roy Cantey of Atlanta, Ga.; Alfred Lee Cantey of Indianna, Mishwaka; John Earl Cantey of Clearwater, Fla.; Gus OšNeal of Alexanda, Va.; Terrance Cantey of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.; Rickey Guest of Greeleyville; Matthew Guest of Kingstree; Christopher Guest of Atlanta, Georgia; Steve Guest of Sumter; two daughters, Donna Marie Cantey of Manhattan, New York; and Mrs. Lourene Cantey Robinson of Manning; three brothers, Willie Beaufort of Deerfield, Fla.; Henry Leroy Beaufort of Manning; and Edward Beaufort; and six sisters, Mrs. Lillian Ann Singleton of Greeleyville; Mrs. Ella Mae Lawton of New York City, New York; Mrs. Dora Lawton of Birmington, Atlanta; Mrs. Nancy Hickman of Manning; Mrs. Ida Watson of New York City; and Mrs. Geraldine Beaufort of New York.
GOUDELOCK -- Memorial services for Grace Kinder Goudelock, 92, were held Thursday, August 23, 1999, at Washington Street United Methodist Church Chapel. Burial followed at a later date in Suffolk, Va. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel, was in charge. Mrs. Goudelock, wife of the late Felix William Goudelock, died Friday, August 20, 1999, at Still Hopes. Born in Kingstree, she was the daughter of the late James Clifton Kinder and Margaret Flagler Kinder. A graduate of Winthrop College, with postgraduate work at Furman University, Winthrop College and the University of South Carolina, she taught in the Charlotte, N.C., Greenville and Columbia city schools. She was a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church, the U.M.C. and the Capers-Carlisle Sunday school class. Other memberships included the S.C. State Museum Foundation, the Riverbanks Zoological Society, the S.C. Philharmonic and the Winthrop Alumnae Association. Having an intense interest in genealogical research, she belonged to the Columbia Chapter DAR and the Fort Congaree Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC). She served twice as Regent of that chapter and as National Subscription Chairman for the DAC magazine, "The Colonial Courier." She was predeceased by her first husband, Robert Walter Withers. Survivors: one son, Robert Walter Withers of Dayton, OH; one daughter, Margaret Withers Allen of Wilmington, N.C.; one step-daughter, Mary Louise Baggott of Greenville; and one sister, Louise K. Burgess of Kingstree.
POMPEY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Deloris Franklin Pompey were held Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by Rev. Richard Addison. Burial followed in Pine Grove A.M.E. Church Cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mrs. Pompey, 59, died Monday, August 23, 1999, at the Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. She was born September 28, 1939, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Hampton "Hamp" and Lucille Bennet Franklin. She graduated from Williamsburg Training School (C.E. Murray High School). She was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church where she sang on the Senior Choir. She was also a member of the Farmers Aid Lodge. She was employed for a number of years at Oxford Manufacturing, Incorporated in Kingstree. She was later employed at St. Stephens Knitwear of St. Stephens. Survivors are: her husband, George Pompey, Jr. of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Valerie Mouzon of Greeleyville; a granddaughter she reared as her own, Angela Mouzon of Greeleyville; one brother, Edward Franklin of Charleston; three sisters, Queen Elizabeth Pompey, Mary Frances Franklin and Mrs. Sandra Mouzon, all of Greeleyville; her step-mother, Mrs. Virgiree Franklin of Charleston; and her father- and mother-in-law, George and Florine Pompey, Sr. of Greeleyville.
BANNISTER -- Funeral services for Nelson Bannister, Jr. were held Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Taw Caw Baptist Church in Summerton, conducted by Rev. W. T. Johnson. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mr. Nelson 52, formerly of Summerton, died Friday, August 20, 1999, in New York Hospital in Manhattan, New York. He was born July 21, 1947, in Clarendon County, to the late Nelson Bannister, Sr. and Lillie Mae Dow Bannister. He was a member of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church. He also attended the House of Faith in Brooklyn, New York. He was a self employed floor cleaner. Survivors are: three sisters, Mrs. Lila Greene of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Frances Bannister and Mrs. Janet Junious, both of Summerton; and four brothers, Willis Bannister of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Melvin Bannister of Loris; Abraham Bannister and Durant Bannister, both of Summerton.
HARVIN -- Funeral services for Youan Connery Harvin were held Sunday, August 29, 1999, at Greater Jerusalem A.M.E. Church in Lane, conducted by Rev. E. J. Jones. Burial followed in Greater Jerusalem A.M.E. Church Cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. Harvin, 28, died Friday, August 27, 1999, at his residence in Lane. He was born August 19, 1971, in Lane, a son of Theodore Harvin, Jr. and Gladys Cumbee Harvin. He was formerly employed by Tupperware Manufacturer in Hemingway as a forklift driver and Colonial Rubber Plant in Kingstree. Survivors, in addition to his parents of Lane, are: four brothers, Theodore D. Harvin of Lane; Dwayne Harvin, Valencia Harvin and Kevin L. Harvin, all of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Rockell Harvin Akbar of Atlanta, Ga.; six aunts, five uncles and other relatives.
GRAHAM -- Funeral services for Mrs. Laura B. Graham were held Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Cades, conducted by Rev. Leben Wright and Rev. Mack Singletary. Burial followed in Goodwill Baptist Church Cemetery in Cades directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mrs. Graham, 91, died Wednesday, August 25, 1999, at Dunlee Nursing Home in Bennettsville. She was born January 18, 1908, in Cades, a daughter of the late Sam Brogdom. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and served as a member of the Missionary Society, Sunday school instructor and a choir member. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving is one foster son, German Glasscho of Greeleyville; two nieces Teronal Wilson of Columbia and Geraldine Fulton of Atlanta, Ga.