BURGESS -- Doris Fleming Burgess, 82, widow of Julian H. Burgess, Sr., died Friday, October 29, 1999, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 31, 1999, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Epps Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Burgess was born in Clarendon County, a daughter of the late Eli Alexander Fleming and Minnie Estelle Johnson Fleming. She was a graduate of Salem School and was a retired sales clerk. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church. Survivors are: one son, Julian H. Burgess, Jr. of New Zion; and two daughters, Ann Corbett of New Zion; and Betty Broach of Florence.
POMPEY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Berneatha Hanna Pompey were held Wednesday, November 3, 1999, at Elcock Funeral Home, Inc. Chapel, conducted by Evangelist Magdelene Harris. Burial followed in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens, NY. Pompey, 64, died Saturday, October 30, 1999, at Monsignor Fitzpatrick Pavilion for Skilled Nursing Care in Queens, NY. She was born June 2, 1935, in Kingstree, a daughter of Ruth Hanna Fulton. She was reared by her maternal grandparnets, the late Robbie Hanna and Ethel Wallace Hanna. In 1955, she graduated from Tomlinson High School in Kingstree in 1955. Survivors, in addition to her mother of Kingstree, are: her husband, James Pompey of the home; three daughters, Olivia Twins of Richmond Hill, NY; Deborah Pompey of Falls Church, VA; and Yvette Pompey of the home; one son, Elvis Fulton of Kingstree; four sisters, Diana Graham of Westbury, NY; Carolyn F. Williams, Harriett Tisdale and Dorthula Seward, all of Kingstree.
McKENZIE -- Funeral services for James Thomas "Bo Diddley" McKenzie, Jr. were held Friday, November 5, 1999, at the William N. Redmond Memorial Chapel in Kingstree. Burial followed in Burgess Evergreen Memorial Park in New Zion directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. McKenzie, 46, died Monday, November 1, 1999, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. He was born October 29, 1953, in Gable, SC, a son of James Thomas McKenzie, Sr. and Rosa Lee McFadden McKenzie. He was a member of Howard Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a life long farmer. Survivors, in addition to his parents of Turbeville, are: two sons, James Edward Kennedy and John Lee Kennedy, both of the home; one brother, Wilson Lee Burgess of Turbeville; and his father-in-law, John Edward McFadden of Kingstree.
TISDALE -- Funeral services for Deola Tisdale were held Sunday, October 31, 1999, at New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Bernard Paige. Burial followed at Kingstree Cemetery directed by McClary's Funeral Home. Tisdale, a computer worker, died October 26, 1999, at her residence. She was born October 31, 1948, in Kingstree, the daughter of the Rev. Mary Brockington and the late Jeff Brockington. She was a member of New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors are: her husband, John Tisdale of Kingstree; one daughter, Aldonnia Graham of Kingstree; one son, Jermaine Brockington of Tucson, AZ; and two brothers, Wilburt Brockington of Charleston; and Wesley Brockington of Washington, D.C.
CHANDLER -- Funeral services for Derek Chandler were held Saturday, November 6, 1999, at Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross Church in Kingstree, conducted by Bishop Roosevelt Fulton. Burial followed in Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mr. Chandler, 22, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999, at the Carolinas Hospital System-Kingstree. He was born October 9, 1977, in Jersey City, New Jersey, a son of Eugene Chandler, Sr. and Alice Janette Grant Chandler. Survivors, in addition to his parents, both of Kingstree, are: two children, Dijonae and Dijon Chandler, both of Kingstree; three brothers, Eugene Chandler, Jr., Eric Chandler and Demetris Chandler, all of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Shirleen McCrea, Mrs. Regennie Hughes and Shawnette Chandler, all of Kingstree; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary Alice Grant of Kingstree.
WILSON -- Funeral services for Horace Wilson were held Monday, November 8, 1999, at St. Mary AME Church in Salters, conducted by the Rev. Nathan Morris. Burial followed in the church yard cemetery directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. Wilson died November 3, 1999. He was born January 8, 1913, to the late Louiza Gamble Wilson and Willie Wilson. He was a member of St. Mary AME Church. Survivors are: six children, Charlie Wilson and Isaac Wilson, both of Rochester, NY; Leroy Wilson of Kingstree; Mrs. Dorothy Bowdre of Palm Coast, FL; Mrs. Janie Cooper of Conway; and Mrs. Betty McLeod of Greensboro, NC; two brothers, Hector Wilson of Salters; and Taylor Wilson of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Edwards of Greensboro, NC; Mrs. Pearline Facen of Salters; and Mrs. Margaret Sumter of Atlanta, GA.
INGLES -- James Miller Ingles, Sr., 84, of Radford, VA, died October 29, 1999, at the Virginia Veterans Care Center. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Radford, a veteran of World War II having served in the US Army, a retired employee of Hercules with 21 years of service and a member of the Virginia May Masonic Lodge. Survivors are: his wife, Nancy David Ingles of Radford; two daughters, Carol Ingles Booth of Fortville, IN; and Mary Ingles Hutchens of Radford; and one son, James M. Ingles of Radford.
TRADO -- Bessie Marie Nelson Trado, 97, of Hickory, NC, died November 7, 1999, in Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, NC. Funeral services were held Nov. 10, 1999, in First United Methodist Church in Henderson, conducted by Rev. Jack Benfield. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery. A native of South Boston, VA, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Pheina Talley Nelson. She was the widow of Charles E. Trado, Sr. She was employed by Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson, where she was a nurse's assistant. Prior to her nursing, she was a bookkeeper for the Brookside Dairy, which was a family business in Henderson, owned and operated by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Nelson. Survivors are: four sons, Charles E. Trado, M.D. of Hickory, NC; James T. Trado of Jacksonville, FL; William E. Trado of Anderson, SC; and George Richard Trado of Gastonia, NC; and one brother, Thomas Nelson of Largo, FL. Pallbearers were Charles W. "Chuck" Trado, Anthony "Tony" Trado, Robert G. "Bobby" Trado, James Alan Trado, William E. "Bill" Trado, Jr., David B. Trado, George Richard "Rick" Trado, Jr., all grandsons, and Michael G. Kersey, grandson-in-law.
McGEE -- Funeral services for Deacon Lawrence McGee were held Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Salters, conducted by the Rev. S. A. Green. Burial followed in Salters Cemetery in Salters directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. McGee, 84, died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. He was born August 18, 1915, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Ben and Sarah Conyers McGee. He was a member of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, where he served as Church Clerk, member of the Trustee Board and Deacon Board. He served in the United States Army. For 20 years, he was employed by Drexel Furniture Company. He was employed later with Georgia Pacific, where he worked for 8 years. After 18 years of service, he retired from Lane Elementary School and Lane Head Start. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Edna S. McGee of the home; one daughter, Jean Scott of Salters; three grandchildren he reared as his own, Burnett Scott of Philadelphia, PA; Christine Scott of the home; and Kenneth W. Scott of Salters; and two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Richardson of Newark, NJ; and Mrs. Janie Graham of Salters.
JOHNSON -- Lena Arnette Johnson, 78, died Friday, November 12, 1999, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, November 14, 1999, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. George Howle and Rev. Steve Hughes. Burial followed in Kingstree Memorial Gardens directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Johnson was born in Robeson County, NC, a daughter of the late Sallie Grainger and Daniel Crayton Arnette. She was a receptionist at Williamsburg Funeral Home. She was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church and the Wallace Connor Sunday school class. Survivors are: her husband, Robert P. (Bob) Johnson of Kingstree; three daughters, Sharon (Sheri) J. Hughes of Kingstree; Laura J. Floyd of Lake City; and Robin J. Norcia of Columbia; and two sisters, Burniece A. McCormick of Fairmont, NC; and Annabelle A. Miller of Rowland, NC.