GILES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Juanita Fulton Giles were held Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Levern O. Brown. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mrs. Giles died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. She was born March 7, 1946, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Heyward and Wilhelmenia Alston Fulton. She was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, where she worked on the usher board. She was employed by Winyah Home Health Care. She was married to the Rev. Colen Giles, Jr. Survivors are: her husband, Rev. Colen Giles, Jr. of the home; three daughters, Karen Brown of Kingstree; Cheryl Johnson and Lydia Dollard of Hemingway; two sons, Emanuel W. Giles of Kingstree; and Lamontreal L. Giles of Ft. Lewis, Washington; two sisters, Lula Segars of Kingstree; and Mary Ann James of Columbia; and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Lillie Mae Giles of Kingstree.
TISDALE -- Funeral services for Jacob Tisdale, Sr. were held at Good Hope Baptist Church in Greeleyville, conducted by the Rev. Tommy Shubrick. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home. Mr. Tisdale, 73, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. He was born June 19, 1926, in Georgetown County, a son of the late Joe Tisdale, Sr. and Viola Tisdale. He attended technical college, where he studied electronics. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church, where he served as church treasurer and a member of the Trustee Board. He was married to Stina Louise Cooper. He was self employed as a barber, contractor and business owner. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Stina L. Tisdale of the home; two sons, Jacob Tisdale, Jr. of Kingstree; and Carlisle Tisdale of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Jacoshia Edmond of Orlando, FL; and Mrs. Cassandra Fleming of Gaston, SC; five brothers, Joe Tisdale, Arthur Tisdale, Sr. and Robert Tisdale, all of Kingstree; Samuel Tisdale of Blythwood, SC; Solomon Tisdale and Louis Tisdale, both of Philadelphia, PA; and five sisters, Mrs. Florene Barnes of Kingstree; Mrs. Beatrice Gamble, Mrs. Louise Woods, Mrs. Annie Lee Dickson, Mrs. Johnnie Mae and Mrs. Margaret Shaw, all of Columbia.
LEE -- Funeral services for Alphonso Lee were held Saturday, June 3, 2000, at St. John Holiness Church in Scranton, conducted by Elder O. D. Fulton. Burial followed at Sandhill Memorial Garden in Lake City directed by Samuels and Richardson Funeral Home. Mrs. Lee, 42, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born September 18, 1957, in Florence County, the son of Mrs. Creola Brown Lee and Roland Lee. He was employed at the meat cannery in Winston-Salem, NC. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Lake City, are: three brothers, Freddie Brown of Winston-Salem, NC; Roland Lee, Jr. and Joe Lee, both of Philadelphia, PA; and four sisters, Mrs. Mildred McFadden and Mrs. Carnatha McFadden, both of Philadelphia, PA; Mrs. Betty McFadden of Lake City; and Mrs. Doris Redden of Petersburg, VA.
HANNA -- Mrs. Andrena O. Hanna, 76, wife of Cecil H. Hanna, died Friday, June 2, 2000, in a Charleston hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 4, 2000, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Kingstree Memorial Gardens directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Hanna was born in Sumter County, a daughter of the late Charles E. Owens, Sr. and Addie Butler Owens. She was the former owner of Royal Dry Cleaners. She was a member of Kingstree First Baptist Church and was a former Sunday school teacher and choir member. Survivors, in addition to her husband of Kingstree, are: two sons, Chip Hanna and Bert Hanna, both of Kingstree; three sisters, Virginia O. Matthews of Spartanburg; Mary O. Abbott of Thomasville, NC; and Leilah O. LeNoir of Horatio, SC; and two grandsons, Trey Hanna and Chris Hanna, both of Kingstree.
RAWLINSON -- Mrs. Lois Allen Rawlinson, 82, widow of William B. (Will) Rawlinson, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, in a Florence hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, June 4, 2000, at Greeleyville United Methodist Church. Burial followed in New Market Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Rawlinson was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Walter E. Allen and Doris (Toty) Heins Allens. She was retired from the United States Postal Service in Greeleyville and was a member of Greeleyville United Methodist Church, where she had taught Sunday school of many years.
DUKES -- Mrs. Norma Belle McGee Dukes, 102, widow of James Glover Dukes, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, in Palatka, FL. Funeral services were held Monday, June 4, 2000, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Dukes was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Glenn McGee and Annie Belle Gray McGee. She was a retired salesperson and a homemaker. She was a Baptist. Survivors are: two daughters, Mrs. Harriett D. Hill of Moncks Corner; and Mrs. Alliene Millians of East Palatka, FL; and one son, F. Aulden Dukes of Tucker, GA.
DAIS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret McCrea Dais were held Friday, June 2, 2000, at St. Mary A.M.E. Church in Salters, conducted by Rev. Nathan Morris and Elder Allen Parrott. Mrs. Dais, 73, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Carolinas Hospital System-Florence. She was born January 7, 1927, in Salters, a daughter of the late Moses McCrea and Estelle McFadden. She was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church, where she served on the Missionary Board and participated on the Hallelujah Choir. She was a member of the NAACP. Survivors are: her husband, Rev. Jack Dais of Salters; four sons, Mosses Edward ³Bobby² Dais of Turbeville; Herman Dais, Abraham Dais and Jackie Dais, all of Salters; three daughters, Mrs. Lula Smith of Baltimore, MD; Mrs. Margie D. Lee and Mrs. Christine Swinton, both of Salters; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Burgess of Salters; Mrs. Hallie Mason of Detroit, MI; Mrs. Orie Belle Edwards and Mrs. Mary John Scott, both of New York City, NY; and Mrs. Hattie Richburg of Seat Pleasant, MI.
CAUSWELL- Funeral services for Mrs. Ella "Nona" Causwell were held Saturday, June 3, 2000, at Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Red. Amos Matthews. Burial followed at Cowhead Cemetery in Greeleyville directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mrs. Causwell, 83, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Peninsular Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY. She was born October 28, 1916, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Isreal Causwell. She was a member of Promiseland Baptist Church. She was a retired cook. Survivors are: two daughters, Mrs. Nova Lee Simpson of Brooklyn, NY; and Lacey Causwell of Greeleyville; one son, Leon Causwell of Bronx, NY; four sisters, Mrs. Louise Samuels and Mrs. Celia Wilson, both of Brooklyn, NY; Mrs. Annie Lula Wilson and Mrs. Blanche Johnson, both of Kingstree; and one brother, Julius Causwell of Kingstree.
McKNIGHT -- Funeral services for Samuel "Lonnie" McKnight were held Saturday, June 3, 2000, at Bethesda United Methodist Church in Lake City. Burial followed at Elijah United Methodist Church Cemetery in Kingstree directed by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. McKnight, 73, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Northshore Hospice Center in Miami, FL. He was born February 27, 1927, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Peter McKnight and Jannie McFadden McKnight. He received his education at Bethesda School and Tomlinson High School. He was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church. He was employed as a truck driver in Miami, FL. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Anna Wilson McKnight of Miami, FL; three sons, Sam McKnight, Jr. of Jacksonville, Fl; Elston Edward McKnight and Robert Earl McKnight, both of Miami, FL; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Ann Lawson and Mrs. Berna Gean McKnight, both of Miami, FL; two brothers, Watus Cooper of Brooklyn, NY; and Peter McKnight "Boy Blue" of Kingstree; and three sisters, Mrs. Ethel McKnight of Kingstree; Mrs. Claudia Whitney of Brooklyn, NY; and Mrs. Rosa Harris of Philadelphia, PA.
ELIZABETH BURROWS -- Elizabeth Tisdale Burrows, 76, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, in a Kingstree hospital. Graveside funeral services were held Sept. 13, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Burrows was born in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Ellen Tisdale Morris. She was a retired merchant. She was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was married, first to the late Jack E. Burrows and then to Eddie Marsh. Survivors are: four daughters, Jane Wheeler of Scranton; Barbara Ann McCutcheon of Lake City; Odetta Cantey of Hemingway; and Carolyn Rodgers of Kingstree; two sons, Jack Burrows of Sumter; and Joe Burrows of Salters; and three sisters, Nellie Mims of Kingstree; Bobbie Taylor of Andrews; and Elma Mills of Macedonia.