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Henry Edward Burrows

06/20/1930 – 11/12/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. .

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Baptist Church, c/o Merianne Cowley, 2111 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556 or The American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001 or online at www.lung.org.

Henry Edward Burrows, 87, husband of the late Eugenia Cribb Burrows, died Sunday, November 12, 2017, in Carolinas Hospital after an illness.

Mr. Burrows was born June 20, 1930, in Kingstree, a son of the late James Marion Burrows and Hettie Morris Burrows. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural letter carrier. Mr. Burrows, along with his late wife, were the retired owners and operators of several dress shops and grocery stores. He loved fishing, enjoyed his beach house and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a faithful member of Williamsburg Baptist Church.

Surviving are: his children, Henry E. “Hank” Burrows, Jr. and his wife Kent of Kingstree, Nicki Burrows Lockhart of Kingstree, Emily Burrows Becker and her husband David of Sumter, and Eugenia “Teena” Burrows of Surfside Beach; 8 grandchildren, Starr (Patrick) Carr, Sheila (Patrick) Snead, Jennifer (Jason) Herndon, Casey (Jason) Newman, Geena (Michael) Woodard, Toni (Shane) Stillinger, Cody (Audra) Burrows, Jordan Burrows and Martha McClary; 13 great grandchildren; a brother James Marion (Irene) Burrows, Jr. of Columbia; 3 sisters, Edna Burrows Tisdale, of Kingstree, Christine Burrows (Jerry) Alderson, of Columbia, and Frances Burrows Roberts, of Georgetown. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Burrows was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Crystal Keels, son-in-law Wayne Lockhart, and a sister Leoda Burrows Baylor.

Funeral services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Baptist Church, c/o Merianne Cowley, 2111 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556 or The American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001 or online at www.lung.org.

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Jean Woodham McCabe

03/14/1931 – 10/30/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 AM, November 17, 2017 in Williamsburg Cemetery..

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Williamsburg County Council on Aging, PO Box 450, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mrs. Jean Woodham McCabe, 86, widow of Dr. Thomas G. McCabe, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017, in Kingstree Nursing Facility.

Mrs. McCabe was born March 14, 1931, in Chipley, FL, a daughter of the late James Roy Woodham and Bonnie Kirkland Woodham. She was the Director of Council on Aging in Williamsburg County and the Jean McCabe Manor was named in her honor.

Surviving Mrs. McCabe are several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband Dr. McCabe, she was preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11AM, November 17, 2017 in Williamsburg Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Williamsburg County Council on Aging, PO Box 450, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Frances Epps Hart

12/06/1955 – 10/27/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 2:00PM Thursday, November 2, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends in the Ladies Parlor at Kingstree United Methodist Church one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Mrs. Frances Epps Hart, 61, wife of Edgar Charles Hart, died Friday, October 27, 2017, at her residence in Ringgold, GA.

Frances was born December 6, 1955, in Fort Jackson, SC, a daughter of the late Ferdinand Quinton Epps and Margaret Wilson Epps. She was a graduate of Williamsburg Academy and received a BA in Guidance and Counseling from Columbia College. Frances was a social worker at the Babcock Center and an Evaluator for South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Chattanooga, TN.

Surviving are: her husband, Edgar Hart, of Ringgold, GA; her daughter, Kaitlin Fine; her granddaughter, Ansley Fine, both of Fort Oglethorpe, GA; her brothers, Quinton Epps and his wife Jeannie, of Lexington, SC and Shawn Epps and his wife Cathe, of Lugoff, SC; and her sister, Mary Eidson and her husband Jeff, of Boise, Idaho.

Funeral services will be 2:00PM Thursday, November 2, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Ladies Parlor at Kingstree United Methodist Church one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Donna Wilkes Matthews

02/06/1984 – 10/28/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

   Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Monday, October 30, 2017, at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Mrs. Donna Wilkes Matthews, 33, wife of George Clarion “Clay” Matthews, died Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Roper Hospital.

Donna was born February 6, 1984, in Sumter, SC, a daughter of Nancy Thornhill Wilkes and the late Donald Reese Wilkes. She was a 2002 graduate of Kings Academy and received a certificate in Early Childhood Development from Williamsburg Technical College. Donna worked at Kingstree United Methodist Church with their Preschool and Daycare. She attended Kingstree Church of God.

Surviving are: her mother, Nancy; her husband, Clay Matthews; her son, Noah Matthews; her brothers, David Wilkes, Tony Wilkes, Terry Wilkes and Allen Wilkes; her sisters, Linda Hanniford and Vicki Haselden. In addition to her father, Donna was preceded in death by a brother, Kenny Wilkes.

Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Monday, October 30, 2017, at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery

Charles “Fred” Belue

05/02/1959 – 10/27/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, October 30, 2017, in Broad Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Life Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2111 M.L. King, Jr. Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mr. Charles Frederick “Fred” Belue, 58, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017, in Kingstree.

Mr. Belue was born May 2, 1959, in Kingstree, a son of Charles Wilson Belue and the late Betty Hanna Belue. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was a welder. Fred enjoyed fishing and was an avid hunter and Carolina fan.

Surviving Fred are: his father, Charles W. Belue; his children, Faith (Sherod) Timmons, Hope (Mike) Kirby, Hunter Belue, Rebecka Allison Belue, and Whitney (Dennis) Martin; his brother, Chris (Ren) Belue; his sisters, JoAnn (Ricky) Turner and Darlene (Bo) Graham; his grandchildren, Carley Belue, Robert Belue, Charlie Kirby, Sadie Timmons, Clay Ryan Martin, Jasen David Martin, Ellie Bristol Martin and River James Martin; and a special friend, Carolyn Jeronimo. In addition to his mother, Fred was preceded in death by a son, Davey Nolan Belue.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, October 30, 2017, in Broad Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Life Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2111 M.L. King, Jr. Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556.

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Broad Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

Charles E. “Pete” McCutchen

Pete McCutchen

03/31/1941  –  10/21/2017
Greeleyville

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be 4 PM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 3 PM until service time.

Mr. Charles Edward “Pete” McCutchen, 76, widower of Lois Tisdale McCutchen, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, in McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC.

Mr. McCutchen was born March 31, 1941, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Louis McCutcheon and Willow Dean Thornhill McCutcheon. He was retired from A & P Food Stores and was a farmer. Pete was a member of Greeleyville Baptist Church and was an avid outdoorsman.

Surviving Mr. McCutchen are: his daughter, Mandy McCutchen, of Kingstree; his son, Charles Edward (Chris) McCutchen, Jr., of Manning; brother, Jamie (Betty) McCutcheon, of Coward; sister, Jean Colvard, of Conway; 2 grandsons, Charles Kevin (Destany) McCutchen of Greeleyville and Justin Edward McCutchen, of Kingstree; 1 granddaughter, Brittany Lois (Trey) Purvis, of Andrews; 4 great grandsons, Patrick and Carson McCutchen and Grayson and Wayland Benton; and 1 great granddaughter, Kalli McCutchen. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. McCutchen was preceded in death by brothers, Bobby “Slick” McCutcheon and Larry “Sonny Boy” McCutcheon, and a sister, Barbara Jean Brown.

Funeral services will be 4 PM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3 PM until service time. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Funeral services will be 4 PM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Susan Castles Kennedy

05/15/1944 – 10/18/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., before the funeral, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church Ladies Parlor.

Memorials

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Susan Castles Kennedy, 73, of Kingstree, SC, widow of George Curtis Kennedy, Jr., passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at The Methodist Manor, Florence, SC, where she had been residing for the past four years.

Ms. Kennedy was born May 15, 1944, in Columbia, South Carolina, a daughter of the late Joe Blair and Norma Darby Castles.  She was a graduate of Eau Claire High School in Columbia, SC, and received a B.A. from Winthrop College and a M.E.D from Francis Marion University.  For twenty-five years Mrs. Kennedy was a teacher in Williamsburg County, where she taught at Williamsburg Academy and eventually retired after teaching at Kingstree Junior High School for many years.  Before her health declined, Mrs. Kennedy was an active member with the Kingstree Garden Club. Susan was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Kennedy are: her daughter, Laura Barrow Kennedy, of New Zion, SC; a brother, Joe Blair Castles, Jr. (Patricia); a sister, Blaire Castles Smoak (Gilbert); and a sister-in-law, Judy Kennedy King (James), and many nieces and nephews.  She also leaves behind her beloved lab, Jesse. Mrs. Kennedy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and most recently, her younger daughter, Kathryn Blair Kennedy.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., before the funeral, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church Ladies Parlor.

The family is especially grateful to the doctors, staff and friends at The Methodist Manor and McLeod Hospice.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

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Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree United Methodist Church

Henry Curtis Haddock

Henry Haddock

10/25/1950 – 10/04/2017
Salters

Funeral Services

A celebration of Mr. Haddock’s life will be held at the Haddocks’ hangar located at 1111 Gourdin Rd, Salters, SC on Saturday, October, 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Memorials

Memorial gifts may be made to Angel Flight Inc., 12345 East Skelly Drive Tulsa, OK  74128.

Henry Curtis Haddock, a Kingstree native who turned a love of flying into a lifelong career, died on October 4, 2017. He was 66.

Mr. Haddock graduated from Kingstree High School before earning a degree in Aircraft Technology from Florence-Darlington Technical College. As an aircraft mechanic at the Florence airport, Mr. Haddock yearned to get off the ground. At 17, he learned to fly. He earned local notoriety when he built a 1949 Piper Clipper from a “pile of parts” he had purchased.

Alec Taylor of Taylor Helicopters saw potential in the young Mr. Haddock. He offered him his first flying gig, crop dusting with a Cessna “Ag Wagon” in Latta, SC. Several years later Mr. Haddock started his own company, Haddock Flying Service, Inc. The company used Hiller helicopters to spray timber and crops throughout the Southeast.

Mr. Haddock often piloted family and friends to his favorite vacation destination in Eleuthera, Bahamas. They enjoyed SCUBA diving, deep sea fishing, and cooking fresh catch. Over the course of his life, Mr. Haddock flew more than 30,000 hours. On October 4, he flew for the last time.

The youngest son of the late Dargan Carroll Haddock and the late Thelma Brown Haddock, Henry Haddock was a resident of Salters, SC.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Stephanie Lynn Haddock; son, Dargan Dewey “Dee” Haddock (Erica), of Pawleys Island; son, Ashley Clayton Haddock (Erin) of Pawleys Island; grandchildren, Henry James Haddock, Mary Clayton Haddock, Clayton Cartwright “Wright” Haddock, and Elizabeth Dargan Haddock; brother, Richard Brown Haddock (Bonita); brother, William Carroll Haddock (Peggy); and many more nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Mr. Haddock’s life will be held at the Haddocks’ hangar located at 1111 Gourdin Rd, Salters, SC on Saturday, October, 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to Angel Flight Inc., 12345 East Skelly Drive Tulsa, OK  74128.

Henry's Hangar

Kathryn Blair Kennedy

Kathryn Kennedy

02/19/1975- 10/07/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., before the funeral in the Ladies Parlor at the church.

Memorials

 Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123 or Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556.

 

Kathryn Blair Kennedy, 42, of Kingstree, SC, passed away, Saturday, October 7, 2017, at her home.

Ms. Kennedy was born February 19, 1975, in Sumter, SC, a daughter of Susan Castles Kennedy and the late George Curtis Kennedy, Jr. She was a 1993 graduate of Williamsburg Academy and attended Converse College, where she was a member of the 1997 class. Kathryn was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church. She loved watching the Clemson Tigers play football and would never miss a chance to meet the coaches or players. Kathryn never met a stranger and loved an adventure. She was a great story teller and entertained others with stories of her friends and family.

Surviving in addition to her mother are: her sister, Laura Barrow Kennedy, of New Zion, SC; many aunts, uncles, and cousins who were special to her; and many friends from all over who will miss her dearly. Kathryn also leaves behind her two beloved Labrador Retrievers, Gravy and Lilli. Her dogs were her loyal companions and her pride and joy. Kathryn was preceded in death by her father and paternal grandparents, George Curtis and Mary Lundy Kennedy, and her maternal grandparents, Joe Blair and Norma Darby Castles.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., before the funeral in the Ladies Parlor at the church. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123 or Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556.

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Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree United Methodist Church

Polly McGill Connor

Mable W. Rodgers

11/02/1921  –  10/5/2017
Columbia

Funeral Services

A family graveside funeral service will be 2 PM Friday, October 6, 2017, in Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to a Hurricane Relief fund or a charity of one’s choice.

Mrs. Polly McGill Connor, 95, widow of Wallace D. Connor, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, in Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

Mrs. Connor was born November 2, 1921, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late John Yancey McGill and Pauline Watson McGill. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and Winthrop College. Mrs. Connor worked with Clemson Extension Service in Kingstree for many years, including their 4-H Clubs, where she instructed club members on leadership, citizenship and life skills. She was a leading force in the organization of Girl Scouts in Kingstree, inspiring countless young girls with her enthusiasm and love for others.

Surviving Mrs. Connor are: her daughters, Lou Connor (Jeanne Nicolosi) and Paula (Bill) Sellars; 3 grandchildren, Timothy Connor Murphy (Meredith Moon), Connor Freeman, and Dan Freeman; and her sister, Helen Adams. In addition to her parents and her husband Wallace, Mrs. Connor was preceded in death by a daughter, Judge Carol Connor and 3 brothers, Frank McGill, J.Y. McGill, and Theodore McGill.

A family graveside funeral service will be 2 PM Friday, October 6, 2017, in Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a Hurricane Relief fund or a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Elizabeth P. “Libby” Gause

Mable W. Rodgers

02/16/1942  –  09/30/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in the chapel in Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. Gause’s family will greet friends Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church, 37 McCall Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mrs. Flossie Elizabeth “Libby” Price Gause, 75, widow of Claude Gause, passed away Saturday September 30, 2017, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC.

Mrs. Gause was born February 16, 1942, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Herman Price and Eloise Duke Price. She was a long time employee of both Baxter Travenol and Walmart, where she made many close friends. She enjoyed working on handcrafts and created many beautiful items for friends and family. Mrs. Gause was a member of Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Surviving Mrs. Gause are her daughter, Kathy Leonard, of Anchorage, AK; 2 sons, Brian (Cindy) Gause, of Kingstree and Bruce (Amy) Gause, of Kingstree; 8 grandchildren, Kimberly Wyatt, William Leonard, Corey Alexie, Valerie Leonard, Justin Gause, Brandy Gause, David Gause, and Stephanie Stafford; 13 great grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Kinard, of Effingham, and a half brother Joseph Price, of Greeleyville. In addition to her parents and her husband Claude, Mrs. Gause was preceded in death by a son, Marshall Lynnwood Gause and 2 brothers, Robert Price and Stewart Price.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in the chapel in Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. Mrs. Gause’s family will greet friends Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church, 37 McCall Road, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Avisteriah G. “Dotsie” Williamson

Mable W. Rodgers

04/07/1929  –  09/27/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be 3 PM Friday, September 29, 2017, in the First Baptist Church in Kingstree, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mrs. Williamson’s family will greet friends beginning at 2 PM in the Fellowship Hall at the church.

Memorials

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

Mrs. Avisteriah Gibbons “Dotsie” Williamson, 88, widow of Kenneth Raymond Williamson, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in Carolinas Hospital System in Florence, SC.

Mrs. Williamson was born April 7, 1929, in Turbeville, SC, a daughter of the late Cardinal Gibbons and Mamie DuBose Gibbons. “Miss Dotsie” was retired from the USDA office in Kingstree and was an avid gardener. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church in Kingstree, where she remained very active until her health declined.

Surviving  Mrs. Williamson are: a sister-in-law, Evelyn Gibbons, of Florence; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Chuck and Linda Hylton, of Kingstree. In addition to her parents and her husband, Miss Dotsie was preceded in death by her brothers, Lonnie Gibbons and Larry Gibbons.

Funeral services will be 3 PM Friday, September 29, 2017, in the First Baptist Church in Kingstree, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Williamson’s family will greet friends beginning at 2 PM in the Fellowship Hall at the church. 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.

 

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree First Baptist Church

Mae Delle M. McClary

Mable W. Rodgers

10/25/1932  –  09/25/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, September 28, 2017, in McClary Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. McClary’s family will receive friends 5 to 7 PM Wednesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Mrs. Mae Delle McKnight McClary, 84, widow of William J. “Bill” McClary, Sr., passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at her daughter’s home after a long illness.

Mrs. McClary was born October 25, 1932, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Joe Tisdale and Ola Mae “Palmas” Tisdale. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was a dedicated housewife, mother and grandmother. “Miss Mae Delle” was a devoted member of Millwood United Methodist Church and was very active until her health declined.

Surviving  Mrs. McClary are: her daughter, Wanda M. Holliday; her son, William J. (Mary) McClary, Jr.; son-in-law, Ronnie Brown; 6 grandchildren, Ashley S. Henderson, Hunter (Angie) Holliday, Caroline H. (Brandon) Stepp, Justin (Heather Ray) McClary, Heather Jean McClary, and Caroline Cameron Birchler; 7 great grandchildren, Whitney S. (Ben) Collins, Jacob Snowden, Mac Holliday, Harley Grace McClary, Keaton Windham, Riley Baylor, and Shaylee Barrineau. In addition to her husband Bill, Mrs. McClary was preceded in death by two daughters, Debbie McClary and Mary McClary Brown, a son-in-law, Bill Holliday and three brothers.

A graveside funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, September 28, 2017, in McClary Cemetery. Mrs. McClary’s family will receive friends 5 to 7 PM Wednesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.  Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

McClary Cemetery

William Montague Nexsen

William M. "Montie" Nexsen

08/06/1955 – 09/21/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be held 2 PM Sunday, September 24, 2017, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church.

Visitation

Montie’s family will receive friends in the church Fellowship Hall following the service and also at their home from 4 to 6 PM Saturday afternoon.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556 or Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation, PO Drawer 568, Kingstree, SC 29556

Mr. William Montague “Montie” Nexsen, 62, husband of Diane Wiggins Nexsen, passed away Thursday evening, September 21, 2017, at his home after a long illness.

Mr. Nexsen was born August 6, 1955, in Kingstree, a son of Mrs. Mary Wood “Woody” Douglass Nexsen and the late Louis Jacobs “Crane” Nexsen. Montie was a graduate of Kingstree Senior High School and MUSC with a BS degree in Allied Health and was the Laboratory Director at Williamsburg Regional Hospital. He was the owner of Sound Solutions and he installed sound systems in homes, churches, and businesses throughout the area along with providing the sound for The Kingstree Trials and Williamsburg Hometown Chamber Banquets each year. Montie was the “Voice of the Stallions” for many years, calling Williamsburg Academy football games at The Corral every fall and also managed Uncle Monty’s Tree farm for over 20 years. He loved music and played guitar in several Classic Rock and Country bands over the years. Montie was a member of Kingstree Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and a choir member.

Surviving Mr. Nexsen, in addition to his mother “Woody” Nexsen, of Kingstree and his wife of 42 years, Diane Nexsen are: his daughter, Christina Nexsen (Bradley) Dyar, of N. Charleston; his son, Logan Nexsen, of N. Charleston; his grandson,  William Logan LaRocca, who Montie lovingly called “WillRock” and “WillRock” returned the love by always calling his grandfather, “Big Dude”; his sister, Barbara N. Lansche, of Charlotte; and 2 brothers, Doug (Linda) Nexsen, of Huntersville, NC and Louis (Becky) Nexsen, of Pinopolis.

A memorial service will be held 2 PM Sunday, September 24, 2017, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Montie’s family will receive friends in the church Fellowship Hall following the service and also at their home from 4 to 6 PM Saturday afternoon. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556 or Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation, PO Drawer 568, Kingstree, SC 29556 .

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Kingstree Presbyterian Church

Idella “Ikey” H. Brown

Mable W. Rodgers

01/02/1933  –  08/25/2017
Kingstree

Idella “Ikey” Hanna Brown, 84, widow of Harris F. Brown, Sr., passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at her residence.

Ikey was born January 2, 1933, in Kingstree, SC, a daughter of the late William James Hanna and Ruby Stone Hanna. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School. Ikey was the housekeeping supervisor at Williamsburg Regional Hospital and the former owner of The Unicorn-Framing and Gift Shop. She was an avid quilter.

Surviving Ikey are: two daughters, Lissa (Wade) McFaddin, of Tennessee; Stephanie (David) Evans, of Kingstree; two sons, Jeffrey Brown and Russell (Lori) Brown, both of Florida; brother, Buddy (Brenda) Hanna, of Dalzell; sisters, Jimmie Grace Hanna, of St. Simons Island, Georgia and Marilea Dooley, of Vancover, WA; grandchildren; Michael McFaddin, Jeremy McFaddin, Sara McFaddin, Sara Ashley (Ryan) Richardson, Hunter (Alex) Evans and Hanna (Hugh) McCutchen; and great grandchild, Jonah Johnson.

In addition to her parents, Ikey was preceded in death by her husband, Harris; two sons, Fritz Brown and James Brown; a brother, Billy Hanna; and a grandson, Christopher Brown.

Memorial services will be 3 PM, Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service in Grace Hall. Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation, PO Drawer 568, Kingstree, SC 29556.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

 

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Tidelands Community Hospice

Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice

Carol M. Gandy

Mable W. Rodgers

06/09/1952  –  08/16/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 2 PM, Sunday, August 20, 2017, in Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, followed by burial in McClary Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends 5 to 7 PM Saturday at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, 172 Delos Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Carol McCutchen Gandy, 65, widow of Charles Edward Gandy, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Carol was born June 9, 1952, in Kingstree, SC, a daughter of the late Willard McCutchen and Mildred McClary McCutchen. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and Florence Darlington Technical College. Carol was a registered nurse and worked at Santee-Wateree Community Mental Health. She was a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Surviving Carol are: her son, Kelly (Lee Anne) Gandy, of Columbia; her daughter, Kim (Mark) Vice, of Lexington; her sisters, Justine Matthews, of Kingstree; Clarice (Blakeley) Mercer, of Moncks Corner; Cynthia (Bobby) Robinson, Charlene McKenzie and Darlene (Joe) Miles, all of Kingstree; grandchildren, Dilyn Vice, Caroline (Trent) Allen and Hunter Vice; three great grandchildren, Easton Vice, Kimberly Grace Allen and Breelyn Jade Vice; grand dog Tyson Gandy.

Funeral services will be 2 PM, Sunday, August 20, 2017, in Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, followed by burial in McClary Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 PM Saturday at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree. Memorials may be made to Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, 172 Delos Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Jerry L. Ganes

Mable W. Rodgers

Jerry L. Ganes

02/02/1955  –  08/16/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Jerry’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Friday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Mr. Jerry Ludwig Ganes, 62, husband of Frances Bell Ganes, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Ganes was born February 2, 1955, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Jessie James Ganes and Annie Powell Ganes. He was a graduate of Williamsburg County schools and the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He was a former Law Enforcement Officer and Corrections Officer and was a Security Guard. Jerry was a former Golden Gloves Boxer and coached and umpired high school and Little League baseball.

Surviving Mr. Ganes, in addition to his wife of 43 years, Frances Ganes, are: daughter, Elloree Ganes (Joe Amman), of Charleston; 2 sons, Jeremy (Tracy) Ganes, of Turbeville, and Gavin (Lisa) Ganes, of Cades; grandchildren, Gabby Ganes, Jake Amman, J.C. Ganes, and Emma Amman; brothers, Willard (Adee) Ganes, of Columbia, Rev. Gusta (Libby) Ganes, of Kingstree, and Jody (Pam) Ganes, of Cades; brother-in-law, Paul Patrick; sister-in-law, Helen Ganes; special family member Jodie Eason Williams; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a brother J.M. Ganes; 2 sisters, Beatrice Sams and Frances Patrick; a special family member, Justin Ross Williams; and his beloved Cocker Spaniel Max.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Jerry’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Friday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Carol H. “Peggy” Rosser

01/26/1947 – 07/29/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 5PM Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001.

Ms. Carol “Peggy” Hancock Rosser, 70, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 in Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.

Ms. Rosser was born January 26, 1947, in Olanta, a daughter of Dorothy “Dot” Evans and the late Junius “Buster” Carol Hancock.  She graduated from Kingstree High School and studied Cosmetology at Williamsburg Technical College. Ms. Peggy enjoyed being with her family and friends. She attended Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church.

In addition to her mother Dot, of Oak Ridge, TN, Ms. Peggy was survived by a son, Meca Ward (Wendy), of Conway; two daughters, Carol Martin (Keith), of Kingstree and Rachel McGee (Josh Lee), of Florence; 11 grandchildren, Britney Ward, Whitney Ward, Meca Ward, Coty Martin, Kassidy Martin, Caleb Martin, Abby McGee, John David McGee, Chloe McGee, and Jack McGee; 2 great-grandchildren, Hunter Stalvey and Heath Stalvey; a sister, Vicki Hancock, of Powell, TN. Ms. Peggy was preceded in death by her father “Buster” Hancock, step-father Virgil Haynes, and grandson Jacob Tyler Catoe.

Funeral services will be 5PM Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Gracie A. Scott

08/30/1938 – 07/26/2017
Lane

Funeral Services

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Salters.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Lane United Methodist Church, PO Box 38, Lane, SC 29564 or Alzheimer’s Association, South Carolina Chapter, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Ste L, Anderson, SC 29621. .

Ms. Gracie Allen Scott, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Sumter, SC.

Ms. Scott was born August 30, 1938, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late George Walter Scott and Fannie McKnight Scott. She graduated from Greeleyville High School and was a long-time bookkeeper at Exchange Bank of Kingstree. She was a member of the former Lane Presbyterian Church.

Survivors are her daughter, Ellen C. (Tommy) Stuckey, of Nesmith, SC and her sister, Virginia Tedder, of Kingstree.

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Salters. Memorials may be made to Lane United Methodist Church, PO Box 38, Lane, SC 29564 or Alzheimer’s Association, South Carolina Chapter, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Ste L, Anderson, SC 29621.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Union Presbyterian Church

Werner Mauz

Mable W. Rodgers

Werner Mauz

01/12/1958  –  07/15/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Werner Mauz, 59, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC.

Mr. Mauz was born January 12, 1958, in Hochdorf, Germany, a son of Rose Bartl Mauz Kazmierczak and the late Horst Mauz. He came to the United States when he was 6 years old and spoke no English at the time. Werner had wonderful stories of his transition to America and loved sharing them. He was a devoted fan of NASCAR and especially Dale Earnhardt. His home reflected that love, displaying shelves full of NASCAR memorabilia. After Dale Earnhardt’s death, Werner pulled for whoever was driving the lead Chevrolet.

Surviving Mr. Mauz, in addition to his mother Rose, of Greenwood,  are: 2 sons, Jason Mauz, of Kingstree and Jeff Mauz, of New Port Richey, FL; a brother, Horst Mauz, of Greenwood; a sister, Lisa Timmerman, of Abbeville; grandsons, Joshua and Brayden Mauz; the mother of his sons, Pam Sweat; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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