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Ellen Williams Miller

02/25/1927 – 06/19/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held in Lester, West Virginia at Webb’s Cemetery.

Ellen Virginia Williams Miller, 90, widow of William Miller, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at her residence in Kingstree.

Mrs. Miller was born February 25, 1927, in Slab Fork, West Virginia, a daughter of the late James E. Williams and Pearl Hamilton Williams.

Surviving Mrs. Ellen are children; Vicki (Steve) Hudson, Patty (Billy) Allen, Ora (Randy) McGuire, Ivory (Pete) Simmons, and Cyrus (Verna) Webb Jr.; grandchildren, Chuck (Tracy) Webb, Dwayne (Jamie) Webb, Angel ( Randal) Lee, Charles, Dreama, Shirley, Shawn, Robert, Londa, Billy, Lisa, Brady, HaLonda, and Larry; and 21 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held in Lester, West Virginia at Webb’s Cemetery.

Mary Nell T. Thompson

Mary Nell T. Thompson

Mary Nell Todd Thompson

11/26/1922  –  06/01/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral Services will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Williamsburg Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. Thompson’s family will greet friends in the church fellowship hall before the service from 2 to 3 PM.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mrs. Mary Nell Todd Thompson, 94, widow of Ralph LaRoy Thompson, died Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree, SC, after a short illness.

Mrs. Thompson was born November 26, 1922, in the Dogwood Neck Community of Horry County, SC, a daughter of the late Benjamin Haskell Todd and Julia Armenta Parker Todd.  Mary Nell (or “Mernell” as she was often called by family) was a graduate of Wampee High School.  She received an Associate Degree from what is now called Spartanburg Methodist College (called Textile Industrial Institute when she entered) in 1942, and a B.A. in Early Childhood Education in 1972 from the University of South Carolina.

Mrs. Thompson taught in the mid-1940’s at Red Bluff Elementary in Horry County before she married.  She taught both first and second grade in school year 1942-43 and both third grade and fourth grade in the school years from 1944-1946.  Later with the Williamsburg County School System, Mary Nell taught her much beloved kindergarten classes from 1968 until 1986 (Lane Elementary, St. Mark Elementary and Anderson Elementary).  Mrs. Thompson received the Lane School Parent Educator Award for The Puzzle of Parenting Program from 1977-1981.  She was also a Williamsburg County Education Association Honored Teacher of the Year in 1982.

An expert seamstress, Mrs. Thompson also worked several years for Warsaw Manufacturing Company.  A member of the Kingstree First Baptist Church since November 12, 1944, she was active in multiple church activities, her favorite being a member of and a teacher of the Joyful Rainbow Class for decades. She counted each woman of that class her friend.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her son, Ralph LaRoy Thompson, Jr., of Kingstree. Mrs. Thompson, a “middle child,” was also preceded in death by all of her seven siblings:  Oneida Todd Martin, Laurene Todd Dusenbury, Benjamin Clayton Todd, Breckenridge Haskell Todd, Ella Pearl Todd Willard, William Judson Todd, and Marjorie Todd Holt.

Survivors are:  her two daughters, Eileen T. (Binky) Maness of Kingstree and Julia T. James (Rick Frank,fiance) of Ladson; 9 grandchildren, Laurel Lifrage Wade of Union, Tamara Jane Lifrage of Spartanburg, Andrew Maness of Summerville, Jennifer Ferguson Elkins (Brian) of Simpsonville, Marjorie Ferguson Crowder (Paul) of Mt. Pleasant, Todd Kendley James of Ladson, Benjamin Edward Thompson of Columbia, Michael Scott Thompson of Columbia, and Paul Anthony Thompson (Julie Shahon—fiance) of Kingstree; 11 great-grandchildren, Jeremy Seth Wade (Lacey) of Kentucky, Logan Adair Wade and Nicholas Blake Wade of Union, Lyla Addison Lifrage of Kingstree, Ryley Elkins of Simpsonville, Harrison Crowder and Luke Crowder of Mt. Pleasant, Chloe Thompson of Mullins, Dezmund CorbinThompson and Dylan Xavier Hartgrove of Lexington, and Isaac Patton James of Florence.  Mary Nell Thompson was also the great-great-grandmother of Mason Wade of Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Williamsburg Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson’s family will greet friends in the church fellowship hall before the service from 2 to 3 PM. Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Kingstree First Baptist Church

Funeral Services will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Williamsburg Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson’s family will greet friends in the church fellowship hall before the service from 2 to 3 PM. Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556

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Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice

Othel T. Smoak

Othel T. Smoak

Othel T. Smoak

01/07/1923  –  06/01/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside funeral service will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of SC, 136 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Othel Tisdale “Tizzie” Smoak, 94, widow of Floyd Smoak, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at her residence in Kingstree.

Mrs. Smoak was born January 7, 1923, in Kingstree, SC, a daughter of the late John James “Dan” Tisdale and Agnes Janie “Janie” Strong Tisdale. She worked for many years at J.S. Weeks Produce in Charleston. She was an Episcopalian.

Surviving Mrs. Smoak are several nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston. Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of SC, 136 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Live Oak Memorial Gardens

A graveside funeral service will be 3 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston.

Martha M. Gibbons

Mable W. Rodgers

Martha Ann McKenzie Gibbons

10/24/1943  –  05/31/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Martha’s life will be held 3PM Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her residence 361 Planters Road, Kingstree, SC 29556. 

Martha Ann McKenzie Gibbons, 73, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Carolinas Hospital System in Florence, SC.

Ms. Gibbons was born October 24, 1943, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Willie Mack McKenzie and Vera Strickland McKenzie. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and had worked at Baxter Labs and Crescent Tool. She was a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Surviving Ms. Gibbons are 2 sons, Bart Clyde (Ruth) Richardson, of Scranton and Robert Carl (Stephanie) Richardson, of Kingstree, and 7 grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Martha’s life will be held 3PM Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her residence 361 Planters Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.  Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Howard W. Williams, Jr.

Mable W. Rodgers

Howard Williams

08/13/1953  –  05/26/2017

Murrells Inlet

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be 10 AM Monday, May 29, 2017, in the chapel at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 305 Hampton Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Howard Weaver Williams, Jr., 63, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mr. Williams was born August 13, 1953, in Kingstree, SC, a son of the late Howard Weaver Williams, Sr. and Margaret Lenoir Williams. Howard was a graduate of Kingstree Senior High School and attended Francis Marion University. He worked for several companies in the rubber/plastics industry over the years starting with Colonial Rubber when it was located in Kingstree. Howard was a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Kingstree.

Surviving Mr. Williams are: his daughter, Kelly Williams; his son, Howard Andrew (Francis) Williams; his step-son, Kevan (Crystal) Freeman; grandchildren, Taylor Evans, Maggie Evans, Mitchell Freeman, Chase Graham, Noel Freeman, and Charlie Williams; brother, Frank (Kathy) Williams; sister, Nancy Williams; several nieces and nephews; and friend and companion, Lisa Williams. In addition to his parents, “Captain Bill” and Margaret Williams, Howard was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Brown and a grandson Tyler Evans.

A memorial service will be 10 AM Monday, May 29, 2017, in the chapel at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree. Memorials may be made to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 305 Hampton Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Brenda Morris Fulton

Brenda Fulton

Brenda M. Fulton

08/20/1951  –  05/15/2017
Greeleyville

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in First Assembly of God Church, with burial in McKenzie Tabernacle Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. Fulton’s family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.

Brenda Morris Fulton, 65, widow of Leonard Fulton, died Monday, May 15, 2017, in an auto accident near Kingstree.

Mrs. Fulton was born August 20, 1951, in Kingstree, a daughter of Annie Coker Morris and the late Arthur C. Morris. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was an employee at Williamsburg County Disabilities and Special Needs. Brenda was an active member of Kingstree First Assembly of God Church, where she was the choir leader.

Surviving Mrs. Fulton, in addition to her mother Annie of New Zion, are: three sons, Michael Langley of Cades, Stephen (Amanda) Langley of Rose Hill, and Matthew (Tracy) Langley of Prospect; step daughter, Tammy Hipp of Manning; 1 brother, A.C. “Cleve” (Nancy) Morris, Jr. of Hebron; 3 sisters, Delores (Gordon) McElveen and Paula Coker, both of New Zion, and Naomi (Leo) Carmichael of Muddy Creek; and 3 granddaughters, Katherine Rebecca Langley, Lacey Grace Langley, and Jaymi Hipp.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in First Assembly of God Church, with burial in McKenzie Tabernacle Cemetery. Mrs. Fulton’s family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.  Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Kingstree First Assembly of God

Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in First Assembly of God Church, with burial in McKenzie Tabernacle Cemetery.

McKenzie Tabernacle Cemetery

Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in First Assembly of God Church, with burial in McKenzie Tabernacle Cemetery.

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