WILKIE -- Memorial services for William J. Wilkie were held September 6, 1999, at The Summerville Community Seventh Day Adventist Church in Summerton. Burial was private. Wilkie was the son of Gordon C. Wilkie and the late William Wilkie. He was born in Summerton, where he graduated from high school. He went on to graduate from Clemson University with an electrical engineering degree and from The University of South Carolina with a journalism degree. He was also a graduate of The Naval Electronics School of Treasure Island, CA. He served in the US Navy as an electronics repairman during the Korean War. He was a member of The Company C Fourth Regiment of The National Society of Pershing Rifles at Clemson. He was also a member of the American Legion and the Boy Scouts of America. He retired from GE at the Polaris Missle Base, Goose Creek, where he served as a technical writer of engineering books used as a guideline to maintain the guidance systems on the missles. In this capacity, he traveled extensively for GE, to strategic missle sites world wide. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Goose Creek, are: his wife, Winnie Heins Wilkie of Summerville; three sons, Billy Wilkie and Edward Wilkie, both of Summerville; and Stan Wilkie of Augusta, GA; one daughter, Bonnie Wilkie of West Covina, CA; one brother, John Wilkie of Arlington, VA; and one sister, Mrs. Richard Weber of Hillsboro, Oregon.
FLOYD -- Zylphia Ann Floyd, 94, died Sunday, December 5, 1999, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Wed., Dec. 8, 1999, in the Brockington Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Lake City Memorial Park, directed by Brockington Funeral Home. Floyd was born in Florence County, a daughter of the late Samuel and Orilla F. Floyd. She was a licensed mission worker with the South Carolina Conference of the Pentecostal Holiness Church, and a member of the Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church.
WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Jasper Williams were held Friday, December 10, 1999, at Old Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Kingstree, conducted by the Rev. Benjamin Miller. Burial followed in the Kingstree Cemetery, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Williams, 72, died Sunday, December 5, 1999, at Carolinas Hospital System-Kingstree. He was born April 26, 1927, in Kingstree, a son of the late Felton Williams and Beulah Strong Williams Barr. He graduated from Tomlinson High School. He was a member of Old Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church. He was employed by Ford Motor Company of Kingstree for a number of years as a mechanic. He was also an employee with Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Survivors are: one sister, Mrs. Hessie W. Rantin of Manning; one adopted daughter, Mrs. Lu McFadden of the home; and one adopted sister, Beulah Tisdale of Kingstree.
MILES -- Ann Frances Wakim Miles, 79, widow of William R. Miles, Jr., died Sunday, December 5, 1999, at her residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, 1999, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Miles was born in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Eli Wakim and Takla (Ethel) Kalil Wakim. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and a retired nurse. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church. Survivors are: two sons, William R. Miles, III, of Daytona Beach, FL and Lawrence W. Miles of Kingstree; and three daughters, Nancy Powell of Florence; Carol A. Miles of Port Orange, FL; and Sherry Kortness of Kingstree; one brother, Paul Wakim of Charleston; and one sister, Margaret Lewis of Wheeling, WV.
MILLER -- Funeral services for Samuel James Miller were held Dec. 8, 1999, in chapel of Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Burial followed in McKnight Cemetery in Gourdine, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Miller, 72, died Dec. 4, in Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur, GA. He was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Gourdine, a son of the late Charlie Miller and Kiziah Bowman Miller. He was formerly employed with New York City Transit Authority. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Elma Conyers Miller of Stone Mountain, GA; one son, James Earl Miller of Atlanta, GA; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Miller of Stone Mountain, GA; and Mrs. Tammy Miller Isaacs of Brooklyn, NY; one brother, Dr. Joseph Miller of Greenwood; and two sisters, Mrs. Katie Davis of Stone Mountain, GA; and Mrs. Gussie Matthews of Jamaica, NY.
FLAGLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Louise Mitchum Flagler were held Dec. 13, 1999, at Bethel United Methodist Church in Kingstree, conducted the Rev. Sam Lucas. Burial followed in the churchıs cemetery, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mitchum, 68, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. She was born September 5, 1931, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Isaac Mitchum and Nellie McCullough Mitchum. She was a member of Old Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Survivors are: three sons, Keith Flagler, Kenneth Flagler and Terrence Flagler, all of Kingstree; six daughters, Joan Flagler of Jamaica, NY; Mrs. Sandra Dudley of Brooklyn,NY; Mrs. Virnese Seward of Andrews; Mrs. Alma Jean Johnson of Philadelphia, PA; Mrs. Mary Tandia of Ames, Iowa; and Mrs. Onethia Rivers of Tabyhannah, PA; two brothers, Isaac Mitchum, Jr. of Manning and James Mitchum of Kingstree; six sisters, Mrs. Nia Tucker of Brooklyn, NY; Mrs. Emma Cooper of Kingstree; Mrs. Thelma Mitchum of Andrews; Mrs. Barbara Jean Mitchum and Mrs. Roxie Dozier, both of Manning; and Mrs. Ruth Mitchum of Brooklyn, NY; and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Lizzie Flagler of Kingstree.
MOUZON -- Funeral serivces for Frank Mouzon, Jr. were held Dec. 11, 1999, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by the Rev. Bonus Miller. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mouzon, 71, died Dec. 4, 1999, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. He was born August 27, 1928, in Salters, a son of the late Frank Mouzon, Sr. and Inetha Howard Mouzon. He was a retiree of the railroad industry. Survivors are: one son, Maurice Mouzon of Richmond, VA; one daughter, Inetha Mouzon of Washington, DC; three brothers, Herbert Lloyd Mouzon of San Antonio, TX; Artis Mouzon of Jamaica, NY; and Leroy Mouzon of Bronx, NY; and one sister, Mrs. Virginia Clark of Manhattan, NY.
HOLMES -- Dr. Michael Holmes, MD, 90, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, in a Spartanburg hospital. Graveside funeral services were held Dec. 12, 1999, at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Holmes was born in Abbeville, AL, a son of the late Danie Wood Holmes and Hinton Crawford Holmes. He was a graduate of the University of Alabama and the Univeristy of Louisville School of Medicine. He practiced medicine for 58 years, with 40 years of practice in Kingstree. Holmes served as a Lt. Col. in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was active in numerous civic organizations, as well as the Williamsburg County Medical Society and the SC Medical Society. He was married to the late Peggy Yauger Holmes. Survivors are: one son, Michael W. Holmes, MD of Spartanburg; one daughter, Patricia H. Cooper of Baton Rouge, LA; and one sister, Nell Holmes of Abbeville, AL.
GAMBLE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Alston Gamble were held Wednesday, December 8, 1999, at the Church of God and True Holiness Church in Georgetown, conducted by Elder Nathaniel Gamble and Bishop James Pratt, Jr. Burial followed in Kingstree Cemetery directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Gamble, 75, died Sunday, December 5, 1999, at Carolinas Hospital System-Kingstree. She was born October 23, 1924, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late George Alston and Henrietta Fulton Alston. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of God and True Holiness Church in Kingstree. Survivors are: her husband, Minister Eli Gamble of Kingstree; five sons, Elder Eli Gamble, Jr., Amos Gamble, Elder Nathaniel Gamble, all of Kingstree; Bennie Joe Gamble of Washington, DC; and Randolph Gamble of Kingstree; four daughters, Mrs. Mary E. Cooper and Mrs. Jannie Cobb, Mrs. Linda G. Uwagbai and Mrs. Cynthia V. Gamble, all of Kingstree; and brothers, Charles Alston of Hillside, NJ; and Alex Alston of Kingstree.
BARR -- Funeral services for Thaddues "Chicken" Barr were held Wednesday, December 15, 1999, at Midway American Freewill Baptist Church in Kingstree, conducted by Pastor Sheila McFadden. Burial followd in Kingstree Cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Barr, 63, died Friday, December 10, 1999, at the Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. He was born March 3, 1936, in Williamsburg County, a son of Louise Bettard Barr Adams and the late Charlie Barr. He was formerly employed as a mechanic at Rodgers Motor Company. He was a member of North Kingstree Baptist Church. He was married to the former Susan Lee Fulton. Survivors, in addition to his mother of the home, are: his wife, Mrs. Susan Lee Barr of Kingstree; one son, David Barr of Kingstree; three daughters, Mrs. Susan Harrington of Miami, FL; Mrs. Carolyn McCrea of Columbia; and Mrs. Frances Parson of Kingstree; one brother, Mickey Barr of Miami, FL; and one sister, Mrs. Della Scott of Miami, FL.