Elizabeth Segars Patrick
DUEWEST, SC – Elizabeth Segars “Lib” Patrick, 99, of Due West Retirement Center, formerly of Woodward, SC, widow of Michael Thompson Patrick, died January 4, 2006 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC.
Born in Lee County on July 18, 1906, she was a daughter of Burrell Washington Segars, Jr. and Beulah Moore. She completed high school in Bishopville, and graduated with honors from Winthrop College in 1926. She did additional study at Western Carolina University, Columbia College and the University of South Carolina.
She taught in Rock Hill, Sumter, Chester, and Winns-boro for 46 years. While teaching in Chester she was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship as an outstanding science teacher, given a year’s sabbatical with pay and given the use of a new Ford automobile.
She was married to Michael Thompson Patrick for 46 years. She was a longtime member of the White Oak Associate Reformed Presby-terian Church, and more recently, an associate member of the Due West ARP Church. Since 1979 she lived at the Due West Retirement Center. She was an avid landscape painter, a hobby in which she was joined by her husband in later years.
Having no children of their own, she and her husband were immensely involved in the lives of their numerous nieces and nephews covering several generations. She combined her love of friends and flowers as the gracious hostess for many functions in the Woodward/White Oak Communities.
She and her husband loved the ARP Church and made a major contribution to Erskine Theological Seminary to pro-vide scholarships for ARP students. Erskine honored her in 2003 by naming her an honorary member of the Erskine Alumni Association.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 2pm at the White Oak ARP Church with Dr. Randy Ruble and Rev. Glenn Welsford officiating. Burial will be in the White Oak Cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 2pm in the Erskine Seminary Chapel in Due West.
Memorials may be made to White Oak ARP Church, 284 Patrick Road, White Oak, SC 29180, Erskine College or Due West Retirement Center.
Pope Funeral Home in Winnsboro, S.C. is serving the Patrick Family.
WATERLOO — Robert Autry Suttles, 65, of 6813 Riverfork Road, husband of Addie Clark Suttles, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006 at his home.
Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Rufus and Pauline Morgan Suttles. He was a retired self-employed painter and attended New Life Baptist Church in Woodruff.
Survivors include his wife of Waterloo; five sons, James Robert Suttles and Rex Autry Suttles, both of Easley, Robert Earl Suttles and William Hand Jr., both of Gray Court and Douglas Francis King of Greenville; five daughters, Sandra Denise Suttles Rollins of Easley, Debora Johnson of Fairforest, Cynthia Teal of Gray Court, Tina Jackson of Woodruff and Tracy Leanne Lark of Greenville; two brothers, Morrol “Whitie” Suttles and Rufus Junior Suttles, both of Greenville; two sisters, Eugina Crump of Easley and Barbara Carnes of Hull, Ga.; 23 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 3 p.m. Saturday at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens, Highway 221, Woodruff, conducted by the Rev. Allen Elders.
Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Parker-White Funeral Home.
Family members are at their respective homes.
Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals, is in charge.
Jacob Cecil Wise Jr.
NEWBERRY — Jacob Cecil Wise Jr., 78, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Prosperity, he was a son of the late Jacob Cecil Wise Sr. and Ruby Livingston Wise. He was a retired tile setter, a World War II Army veteran, a member of Summer Memorial Lutheran and the Newberry Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Adams Wise; four sons, William Gary Wise of Lilburn, Ga., Roy Jacob Wise of Smyrna, Ga., Kenneth Walter Wise and Allen Cecil Wise, both of Marietta, Ga.; three daughters, Sharon W. Rinehart of Goose Creek formerly of Greenwood, Cecilia Kay Wise of Mount Olive, N.C., and Kathy W. Sease of Whitmire; three sisters, Frances W. Lester, Dorothy W. Bedenbaugh and Marie W. Cronk, all of Newberry; a brother, Richard Earl Wise of Marietta; 10 grandchildren.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at Summer Memorial Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Kathy Harris. Burial is in Newberry Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 7-8 tonight at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.
McSwain-Evans Funeral Home is in charge.
Laura Kathleen Cook
WARE SHOALS — Laura Kathleen Cook, 78, formerly of Ware Shoals, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006 at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital, Dunn, N.C.
Born in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of the late James Herbert and Zelama Thomason Burdette. She was a member of Ware Shoals First Baptist Church and retired from Riegel Textile Corp.
Survivors include her husband, John D. Cook of Dunn, N.C.; a son, Rodger Cook of Marion; a daughter, Patricia Lynn Wells of Dunn; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Leon Jones. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Parker-White Funeral Home.
Parker-White Funeral Home is in charge.
Mattie Tolden Hardy
McCORMICK — The Rev. Mattie Mae Tolden Hardy, 55, of 503 Bryant St., wife of Amos “Possum” Hardy Sr., died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood.
Born in Greenwood, she was a daughter of the late Odell and Helen Maud Williams Tolden. She was 1977 a graduate of McCormick High School, a van driver for McCormick County Senior Center and formerly worked at Emerald Center, Greenwood. A member of Springfield A.M.E. Church, McCormick, she organized the Gospel Chorus in 1968 and was a Missionary Society member. She was an ordained minister and a former pastor of Holy Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church for many years. She was a member of Bethany Order of the Eastern Star No. 1, where she was Worthy Matron for several years. She was also a member of Heroines of Jericho, the Crusaders, the Ameriah, Daughters of Issac, Women’s Home Aide Society No. 86 and 100 Ladies in White.
Survivors include husband of the home; three sons, Amos Hardy Jr. of Greenwood, James Christopher Hardy of McCormick and Barry Lee Yates of San Antonio; two daughters, Mrs. Johnny (Bertha Mae) Covington of Greenwood and Charlene Elizabeth Yates of McCormick; six brothers, Reuben Tolden, Jacob Tolden, Oddie Moore, all of Greenwood, Johnnie Tolden of Atlanta, Milton Tolden of Gaffney and Calvin Butler of Ninety Six; six sisters, Mrs. Lonnie (Mamie) Wells, Mrs. Charles (Martha) Ellis, Mrs. Roosevelt (Katherine) Green and Annie Ruth Witt, all of Greenwood, Pauline Gray of Clinton and Ruth Bailey of Connecticut; 13 grandchildren, one reared in the home, Sherita Butler of Greenwood.
The family is at the home and at the home of a daughter Bertha Mae Covington, 106 Stonehaven Drive, Raintree subdivision, Greenwood.
Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc., Greenwood.
Bertha N. Helmuth
ABBEVILLE — Bertha Nissley Helmuth, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2006 at her daughter’s home. Born in Exeland, Wis., she was a daughter of the late Ira and Barbara Schlabach Nissley. Survivors include 16 children.
Services are 10 a.m. Sunday at Oak Grove Mennonite Church in Aroda, Va. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the church.
Harris Funeral Home is in charge.
Willie Jones Jr.
EDGEFIELD — Willie Jones Jr., of 644 Ridge Road, widower of Rosie Mae Kimbell Jones, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006 at Edgefield County Hospital.
Born in Edgefield, he was the son of the late Willie Lee and Jessie Elizabeth Walton Jones. He was a member of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, David Robertson of Greenwood, John Jones, Robert Jones and Willie Jones, all of Asheville, N.C.; three daughters, Mrs. Leo (Jean) Smith, Mrs. Freddie (Rosa) Chapman and Sara Jones, all of Asheville; five brothers, Butler Jones and Ronnie Jones, both of Johnston, Willie Thomas Jones, Virgil Jones and Henry Lee Jones, all of Edgefield; six sisters, Mrs. Hayward T. (Ella) Key and Jessie Mae Mack, both of Johnston, Mrs. Eddie (Rebecca) Moss of McCormick, Mrs. Curtis (Olethia) Culbreath of Troy, Mary Mack and Gwendolyn Morgan, both of Edgefield; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home of a sister Mrs. Curtis Culbreath, 2607 Hampton Road, Kirksey Community.
Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc., Greenwood.
Clyde W. Thomas
NINETY SIX — Clyde William Thomas, 84, of 105 Lipscomb Avenue, husband of Kathleen Vickery Broome Thomas, died Friday, January 6, 2006 at his home.
Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late William Lawrence and Rebecca Lola Wells Thomas. He retired from Greenwood Mills, Mathews Plant, following over 50 years of service and was a member of Quarter Century Club. He was a US Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Abney Memorial Baptist Church.
Surviving is his wife of the home; two daughters, Kathy Price and her husband, Bobby, of the home and Vicki Skidmore and her husband, Keith, of Greenwood; a son, Larry Broome and his wife, Mary Frances, of Comer, GA; a sister, Lou Ella Yeargin of Greenwood; two brothers, James Dewitt Thomas and Ralph Thomas, both of Greenwood; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ted Williams officiating.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Robby Price, Tyler Helton, Christopher Broome, Travis Broome, Brandon Howard and Tim Marusarz.
Honorary escort will be great grandsons, Hunter Skidmore, Christian Hansen, Bradley Marusarz and Chase Marusarz.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
Harley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Janet B. Fulmer
JOHNSTON — Janet Botts Fulmer, 75, of Riegel Road, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab.
Born in Atlanta, she was a member of Philippi Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Billie (Bill) Fulmer; two daughters, Mrs. Rufus (Dianne) Laurence of Enoree and Debra Fulmer of Johnston; a sister, Daphne Murrell of Trenton; and two grandsons.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Philippi Baptist Church. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3-5 today at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
The family is at the home.
Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home Inc., Edgefield, is in charge.
Willie Jones Jr.
Services for Willie Jones Jr. are 2 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Lane Baptist Church, Edgefield, conducted by the Rev. Sloan Gordon. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are nephews.
Flower bearers are nieces and grandchildren.
The family is at the home of a sister, Oleathia Culbreath, 2607 Hampton Road, Kirksey Community.
Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc. is in charge.
Jerry Dean Marshall
McCORMICK — Jerry Dean Marshall, 42, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in McCormick, he was a son of Lizzie Kate Marshall and the late George Marshall Sr. He was a former employee of the McCormick County Maintenance Dept. and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his mother of McCormick; a daughter, Laponda Marshall of Greenwood; a son, Jerry D. Gilchrist of McCormick; a sister, Lila Mae Smith of McCormick; six brothers, Patrick Marshall of York, S.C., Terry Marshall, Johnny Marshall and Randy Marshall, all of Greenwood, James Marshall and James Kelly of McCormick; and two grandchildren.
The family is at the home of his mother, Route 2, Box 33 D, Saddle Horne Road.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home.
Pauline Odessa ‘Polly’ Moore McCauley
PROMISED LAND — Pauline Odessa “Polly” Moore McCauley, 87, of 302 Morton Road, widow of Ernest McCauley Jr., died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in LaGrange, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Tommy Williams and the late Annie Moore Williams. She was a member of John’s Creek Baptist Church and the Women’s Aide No. 98.
Survivors include three sons, Earnest McCauley III, Terry McCauley, both of Greenwood and Ulysses McCauley of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Vernon (Eula Mae) Griffin of Promised Land; 15 grandchildren, Joel Brooks, Ethel La’Rie Brooks, both of Greenwood and Tavis McCauley of Laurens, reared in the home; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc.
Florine Gooch Culbertson, 78, widow of Robert Lander Culbertson, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Oglethorpe County, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Flury Helton Gooch. She retired from Plant No. 5 of Greenwood Mills and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include four sisters, Nellie Dixon, Velvie Ogle, Frances Christian and Effie Callaway, all of Greenwood; and a brother, Joe Gooch of Greenwood.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Harley Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Campbell. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are her nephews.
Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Harley Funeral Home.
The family is at the home of a sister, Frances Christian, 226 Jackson St.
Harley Funeral Home is in charge.
Ruby S. Glenn
NEWBERRY — Ruby S. Glenn, resident of White Oak Manor, widow of James Willie Glenn, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late Willie Larkin Suber and the late Laura Glasgow Suber. She was a member of Old Beaverdam Baptist Church where she was a member of the Senior Choir and Usher Board. She was also a member of Women’s Home Aid Society No. 27.
Survivors include four daughters, Beverly Singleton of Newberry, Yvonne G. Cook, Mrs. Michael (Lorraine) Gray and Evelyn Glenn, all of Greenwood; a son, George Glenn of Silverstreet; two sisters, Verda M. Alexander of Newberry and Annie L. Neely of Orangeburg; a brother, Phillip Suber of Newberry; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Old Beaverdam Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family is at the home of a daughter, Beverly Singleton, 901 Cline St.
F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge.
Mattie Mae Tolden Hardy
Services for the Rev. Mattie Mae Tolden Hardy are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006 at Springfield A.M.E. Church, conducted by the Rev. Derrick Stewart, presided by the Rev. Cornell Morton and assisted by the Revs. Ruth Robinson, Thelma Kelly, David Moton and Guy Ross Jr. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are the Eureka District Masons.
Flower bearers are the Order of Eastern Star No. 1 and the Women’s Home Aide Society No. 86.
Honorary escort is 100 Women in White.
Visitation is Tuesday evening at the home, 503 Bryant St., McCormick.
Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc. is in charge.
Mattylou Loadholt Kennedy, 100
SYCAMORE — Mattylou Loadholt Kennedy, 100, widow of Shannon E. Kennedy, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006 after a brief illness.
She was a daughter of the late Benjamin Robert Loadholt and Janie Estelle Chassereau Loadholt. She was a homemaker and a life long member of the Sycamore Baptist Church where she was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class and the WMU. She was a graduate of Fairfax High School and attended Greenville Women’s College.
Survivors include a son, Charles Kennedy; three daughters, Mrs. Rabe (Ann K.) Tyler of Fairfax, Mrs. Charles (Mary L.) Robinson of Camden and Mrs. John (Martha K.) Vincent of Greenwood; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sycamore Baptist Church. Burial is in the Fairfax Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Smith-Rhoden Funeral Home, Inc.
Memorials may be made to the Fairfax Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 820, Fairfax, S.C. 29827.
Smith-Rhoden Funeral Home, Inc., Allendale, is in charge.
Azalee Mae Robinson
Azalee Mae Robinson, 52, of 314 W. Alexander Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006 at her home.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Robert Robinson and Laura Patterson.
Survivors include six sisters, Maggie M. Coleman of the home, Roberta Robinson, Glenda Robinson and Joyce Robinson of Youngstown, Ohio, Darlene Patterson, Cheryl Patterson of Detroit; five brothers, James Allen Robinson, Robert Robinson and Phil Patterson of Youngstown, Ohio, Jerome Williams and Patrick Patterson of Georgia.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home.
Christopher W. Chapman
ABBEVILLE - Christopher Warren Chapman, 9 days old, infant son of Kathy R. Chapman, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his mother and grandparents, Roy Lee and Mozell Chapman Bobo.
Graveside services are at noon Friday at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Hodges, conducted by the Rev. Willie Choice.
The family is at the home of the grandparents, Cambridge Street.
Brown and Walker Funeral Home is in charge.
WASHINGTON - Drusilla Foster, 52, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006.
Born in Edgefield, S.C., she was a daughter of Mozell Foster.
Survivors include a daughter, Kiveyette LaGrant of St. Petersburg, Fla.; her mother; and two sisters, Cleo Williams and Jeanette Foster.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Hodges-Edwards Funeral Home, Suitland, Md. Burial is in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Viewing is 9-10 Saturday at the funeral home.
Hodges-Edwards Funeral Home is in charge.
GREENWOOD - Frances Elizabeth Godfrey Rutledge, 101, widow of Walter Thomas Rutledge, Sr., died January 24, 2006 at 7 pm at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Paul Martin, Jr. of 106 Sheffield Road. Her other home in Greenwood was with her daughter Mrs. Jessie Thomas Cox of 315 Hunting Road.
Born in Laurens County, April 2, 1904, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Benet Frank and Elizabeth Evalina Cunningham Godfrey. Her grandfather, Captain John Smith Cunningham, a Civil War soldier, who lived with them in her youth, was her surrogate father. Dr. Godfrey, her father, was killed in a tragic accident when she was four years old.
She was educated in the Clinton school system, and graduated from the two year teaching program at Winthrop College and received her master's degree from Furman University. She taught in Laurens County one year prior to her marriage. Most of her teaching career was at Dunean Elementary School in Greenville. She was the first principal at Greenbrier Elementary School in Mauldin and to her credit; Greenbrier was the first elementary school to attain accreditation during its first year. A member of First Baptist Church of Greenwood and a former member of Augusta Road Baptist Church in Greenville, she was also a member of the Augusta Road Community Club, the Star Fort Chapter of the D.A.R., the John Boswell Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century, the Magna Charta Dames, the Colonial Order of the Crown, the Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers Honor Society. She served her organizations with distinction.
She was the last member of her immediate family.
Surviving are a son, Walter Thomas Rutledge, Jr. and wife, Ruth Clark of Lexington, three daughters, Mrs. William Arnold (Lou) Putman, Jr. of Lexington, Mrs. William Paul (Ruth) Martin, Jr. and Mrs. Jessie Thomas (Ann) Cox, all of Greenwood; grandchildren, William Paul Martin, III, Jo Ann Martin Valentine, Elizabeth Putman Jones, Jesse Thomas Cox, Jr., Mary Rutledge McGowan, Frances Martin Judy, Marilu Putman McGregor, Debbie Cox Gardner, Lynn Putman Hudson, Suzanne Cox Martin, Tallulah Martin Minus, Sally Putman Sherrin, Rebecca Rutledge Creighton, Walter Rutledge Martin, William Arnold Putman, Jr. and Alan Edward Putman, great-grandchildren, John Rutledge McGregor, Jesse Thomas Cox, III, Derek Michael Gardner, Russell Patrick Jones, Jr., Joshua Martin Stewart, William Arnold Putman, III, Christopher Rutledge Jones, William Paul Martin, IV, Marvin Blakely Valentine, John Ross Gardner, Benjamin Walter Martin, Fletcher Martin Valentine, Dale Hampton Sherrin, Jr., Matthew Rutledge Martin, Thoma Lynn McGregor, Anje Elizabeth Cox, Allison Ruth Minus, Sally Renee Sherrin, Allison Capps Roberts, Julie Lou Hudson, Jennifer Austin Minus, Sandifer Elizabeth Hudson, Leeanna Lin Valentine, Elizabeth Cox Gardner, Meredith Way Cox, Mary Rutledge Cox, Daniel Gregory Putman, Grace Capps Putman and Morgan Chuan Ke Creighton, great-great grandchildren, Victoria Grace Gardner, Jamie Elizabeth Roberts.
Mrs. Rutledge was predeceased by a daughter, Frances Elizabeth Rutledge, brothers, Kirk Godfrey and General Ansel Godfrey and wife, Emmie Young of Clinton, B. Frank Godfrey and wife, Elise Hawkins of Columbia, a sister, Benet Katherine and husband, Clarence Monroe Asbill of Raleigh, NC. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 Noon Friday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Tony Hopkins officiating.
Burial will be at 3:30 pm in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Laurens.
Pallbearers will be great grandsons.
Honorary escort will be great granddaughters.
The body is at Blyth Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 10:30 Friday morning. The family is at the home of her daughters, Ruth Martin, 106 Sheffield Road and Mrs. Jessie Thomas Cox, 315 Hunting Road and will receive friends in the church fellowship hall from 10:30 to 12 Noon Friday.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 722 Grace Street, Greenwood, SC 29649 or to Thornwell Home & School for Children-Mrs. Bessie Godfrey Scholarship Fund, PO Box 60, Clinton, SC 29325-0060.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Rutledge family.
Dorothy V. Searles
McCORMICK - Dorothy V. Searles, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at Greenwood Hospice of the Piedmont.
Born in McCormick, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Anna Brown Searles. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Jacqueline Searles of McCormick; three sons, Robert Lewis Searles, Matthew E. Searles and James Edward Searles, all of McCormick; 10 grandchildren, two reared in the home, Laneisha Searles and Jakeitha Searles; three sisters, Martha Murray and Nora Lee Searles of Greenville and Matilda Ponder of New York; and a brother, Doc Searles of Greenwood.
The family is at Apt. 21, Cherry Valley Apartments.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home.
William Donald Wilson
McCORMICK, SC - William Donald Wilson, 60, of 3307 White Town Rd., husband of Patsy W. Wilson, died Tuesday, January 24, 2006. He was born in Abbeville to the late John W. and Rebecca Mildred Dansby Wilson.
Mr. Wilson was a member of the McCormick United Meth-odist Church. He has been the owner and operator of Don Wilson Exxon in McCormick for the past 36 years. Mr. Wilson was serving on the Little River Electric Board of Directors. He was past president of the Plum Branch Saddle Club, past chairman of the board of the Long Cane Academy and past president of the McCormick Country Club. He was a member of the McCormick National Guard Unit 122, a member of the Masonic Lodge, and he was a Shriner member of the Jamil Temple. Mr. Wilson will be most remembered as being a loving husband, father, and a wonderful grandfather.
Surviving Mr. Wilson is his wife of 36 years of the home, a daughter, Donna W. Thomas and her husband Matt of Hilton Head Island, SC., a son, William Bradley Wilson and his wife Michelle of Hilton Head Island, SC, a sister, Barbara Jean Yarborough of Waterloo, SC, three grandchildren, Jackson Bradley Wilson, Andrew James Wilson, and Wyatt Matthew Thomas.
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Thursday, January 26, 2006 in the McCormick United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Funeral services will be 11:00AM Friday, January 27, 2006 at the McCormick United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Overbrook Cemetery with Masonic Rites.
The family is at the residence.
HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, of Abbeville is assisting the Wilson family.
PROSPERITY, SC — Marie West Black, 98, of 2760 Denny Hwy., died Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at her residence.
Born in Saluda County and a daughter of the late Jake Young and Nora Herlong West, she was the wife of the late James Malcolm Black. Mrs. Black was a homemaker and was a lifetime member of Corinth Lutheran Church where she served as church organist for many years.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survived by a sister-in-law, Lois West of Leesville and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11AM, Friday, February 17, 2006 at Corinth Lutheran Church with Pastor Bill Ebener officiating. The family will receive friends in the social hall prior to the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Corinth Lutheran Church Building Fund, 3178 Denny Hwy., Prosperity, SC 29127.
James Haskell Burdett
TRION, Ga. — James Haskell Burdett, 90, of 118 S. Melba Drive, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006 at Floyd Medical Center.
Born in Greenville, S.C., he was a son of the late William Murray and Carrie Jenkins Burdett. He was an Army veteran and retired from Riegel Textile Corp., where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was a member of Trion United Methodist Church and a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Burdett of Trion; two sons, James Burdett of Peachtree City and Winston Burdett of Mountain City, Tenn.; a sister, Sara Simmons of Hodges, S.C.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were Feb. 5 at Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Art Graves. Burial was in West Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ron Burdett, Bobby Fincher, Ted Clark, Bob Hoover, Johnny Ingle and Dennis Bryant. The family is at the home, Melba Drive.
Memorials may be made to Trion United Methodist Church.
Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home, Summerville, was in charge.
Dennis Wesley “David” Dillashaw, 72, of 2430 Kateway, husband of Ola Dorn Dillashaw, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Harley Funeral Home. Services will be announced by Harley Funeral Home & Crematory.