YARBOROUGH -- Laurice Emory "Tommy" Yarborough, 73, died Wednesday, February 2, 2000, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, February 4, 2000, in the Kingstree First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery directed by Brockington Funeral Home. Mr. Yarborough was born in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Lonnie and Carrie Smith Yarborough. He was retired from the State School Bus Maintenance Department and was a member of Kingstree Church of God. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Eddie Lee Morris Yarborough of Kingstree; two daughters, Toni Yarborough and Emmie Yarborough Ward, both of Kingstree; and one brother, Robert Yarborough of Hollywood, SC.
McFADDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Bell Brown McFadden were held Sat., Feb. 5, 2000, at the House of God, No. 1 Holiness Church in Lake City, conducted by Bishop Amos Major. Burial followed in the White Oak Cemetery directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mrs. McFadden died January 31, 2000, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. She was born September 29, 1930, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Andrew "Bush" and Janie Brown. She attended the public schools of Williamsburg County. She was a founder of St. John Baptist Church. Survivors are: her husband, Willie Joe McFadden of Lake City; five sons, James Wesley, Elijah, Willie Lee, Theodore and Barry Dean McFadden, all of Lake City; three daughters, Katherine Singletary, Mary Cooper and Deza Lee Owens, all of Lake City; two special children she took as her own, Lanicka and Gwendolyn of Lake City; and one brother, Willard Brown of Lake City.
BURNS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Jean Cole Burns were held February 3, 2000, at Believers Holiness Convention Center in Coward, conducted by Bishop Odell Fulton. Burial followed in Elijah United Methodist Church in Kingstree directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Burns, 52, died January 27, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She was born January 5, 1948, in Cheraw, a daughter of the late Bruce Cole, Sr. and Anderson Wall. She was a graduate of Tomlinson High School and attended Allen University in Columbia. She taught school for several years and retired from Williamsburg County Department of Social Services. She was a member of St. Luke Holiness Church and served on the Executive Board of the Believers Conference. She was also a member of Electa Chapter No. 222 Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors, in addition to her mother of Kansas City, MI, are: one daughter, Matreka S. Burns of the home; one son, Carl Scott of Lake City; her Godparents, Cleveland and Altormeaze Shaw of Kingstree; three sisters, Mrs. Janie Barr of Miami, FL; Mrs. Mary Willis of Cheraw; and Mrs. Debra Wall Rodgers of Conway; two brothers, Cornelius Cole of Kansas City, MI; and James Anderson Wall of Kingstree; one adopted brother, Frank Owens of Kingstree; and four foster children, Geraldine McBride of Orangeburg; Sylvia Pendersgrass of Columbia; James Green of New York and Maurice Wilson of Kingstree.
GOODMAN -- Funeral services were held for Mrs. Rosa Mae Scott Goodman February 5, 2000, at New Jerusalem Holiness Church in Kingstree, conducted by Bishop Si Scott. Burial followed in Old Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Goodman, 80, died Feb. 1, 2000, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. She was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Norris Scott and Mary Mitchum Scott. She was a member of New Jerusalem Holiness Church in Kingstree. She was married to the late James Goodman. Survivors are: six sons, James Goodman, Jr. and Willis Goodman, both of Kingstree; Mason Goodman of St. Stephens; Richard Goodman of Rochester, NY; Edward Goodman of Durham, NC; and Calvin Goodman of Lane; two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Goodman Brown and Mrs. Mary Shaw of Lane; two sisters, Mrs. Betsy Johnson of Kingstree; and Mrs. Lula Mae McCrea of Taber City, NC; and one brother, Oliver Scott of Kingstree.
HILTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Isabell "Bay" Eastling Hilton were held Saturday, February 5, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Salters, conducted by the Rev. C.W. Green. Burial followed in the Crossroads Cemetery in Satlers directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Hilton, 83, died January 27, 2000, at the Florence Convalescent Center in Florence. She was born March 30, 1916, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late William and Phillis Eastling. She was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was married to the late Ulysses Hilton. She was a variety store owner for many years. Surviving is one son, Carl Brown of the home.
ANDERSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Anna M. Anderson were held Friday, February 4, 2000, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Salters, conducted by the Rev. Samuel Green. Burial followed in Salters Cemetery in Salters directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Anderson died January 26, 2000, in New York. She was born August 7, 1912, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Arthur and Daisy M. Moseley. She was a member of Mt. Pilgram Baptist Church in Salters. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Charley Anderson. Survivors are: two sons, Frank Anderson and Bobby Anderson of New York; two daughters, Mrs. Pircilla Smith and Charmaine Anderson of New York; six brothers, Jeff Moseley of Kingstree; Samuel Moseley of New York; Joe Moseley of New Haven, CT; Leland Moseley of GA; James Moseley of High Point, NC; Willie Moseley of Salters; Albert Moseley of Columbia; and four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Pickett of New Haven, CT; Mrs. Mary Mack, Mrs. Melissa Bradley and Mrs. Iola Mayrant, all of Salters.
McCUTCHEON -- Marvin Lavern McCutcheon, 77, died Sunday, February 6, 2000, in a Lake City hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 8, 2000, in Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, conducted by the Rev. Chesley Floyd and the Rev. Wiley Evans. Burial followed in Smith Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. McCutcheon was born in Lake City, a son of the late Emma Matthews and Lawrence O. McCutcheon. He was an automobile salesman, having been associated with Thomas Motor Co. and later with Bill Wright Ford, both of Kingstree, and was a member of the Ford Motor Company's 500 club. For the past 22 years, he was the owner of Big M Auto Sales in Kingstree. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church where he was a member of the Men's Fellowship and had served as Sunday school superintendent for 35 years and as a Deacon for 35 years. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Virginia Smith McCutcheon of Kingstree; two daughters, Carolyn M. Grayson of Kingstree; and Shelby M. McClam of Cades; one son, Barry Lavern McCutcheon of Scranton; and five sisters, Eunice Beckworth of Lake City; Linnie Matthews of Scranton; Doris McKenzie of Cades; Nell Finklea of Florence; and Shelby Jean Weatherford of Scranton.
COWART -- Cecil George Cowart, 84, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in a Columbia hospital. Funeral services were held April 9 in the Kingstree United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. George Howle. Burial followed in Williamsburg Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Cowart was born in Ft. McCoy, FL, a son of the late John Louis Cowart and Rose Mae Bellamy Cowart. He was retired from the US Navy, having served in World War II. He was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 8 in Kingstree. Survivors are: his wife, Florence Marshall Cowart of Kingstree; one daughter, Cecilia C. Verner of Lake Wales, FL; and two brothers, John L. Cowart and Hudson M. Cowart, both of Jacksonville, FL.
BREWER -- Luerdeen Taylor Brewer, 87, widow of J.J. Brewer, Sr., died Saturday, April 8, 2000, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held April 10, in Kingstree First Baptist Church. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery in Georgetown directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Brewer was born in Dillon County, a daughter of the late Charlie E. and Sally Bridges Taylor. She was a graduate of Dillon High School and the New York Interior and Exterior Design School and was the retired owner of Luerdeen's Antiques. She was a member of Kingstree First Baptist Church, President of the "Jolly Elders" club, a former President of the Walterboro Garden Club and in 1951, she was nationally recognized as "Pillsbury Queen of Biscuits." Survivors are: one son, J.B. Brewer of Kingstree; and three daughters, Patsy B. Detwiler of Summerton; Barbara Goodman Hughes of Murrells Inlet; and Shirley Harrelson King of Nichols.
FEAGIN -- Raymond Cecil Feagin, 61, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, in a Florence hospital. Memorial services were held April 13, in the Brockington Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Feagin was born in Kingstree, a son of the late Loyd Clyde and Corrie McKnight Feagin, Sr. He was an automobile mechanic. Survivors are: his wife, Lillie Alsbrooks Feagin of Lake City; two sons, Raymond Cecil Feagin, Jr. of Andrews; Arthur Feagin of Pamplico; one daughter, Mercy Feagin of Andrews; two step-sons, Roland Howard of Scranton; Leon Howard of Lake City; two step-daughters, Louise Poston of Lake City; and Gail Hyman of Scranton; four brothers, Loyd C. Feagin of Salters; Jack D. Feagin and Delbert Feagin, both of Georgetown; Jerry Feagin of Andrews; three sisters, Myrtle Drew of Jacksonville, FL; Evelyn Watford of Andrews; and Audrey Anderson of Myrtle Beach.