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Joye H. Bowman

Mable W. Rodgers

Gloria Joye Humphrey Bowman

02/10/1935  –  01/12/2017
Dillon

Funeral Services

A Celebration of Life will be held January 21, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at Dillon Church of God, 701 US-301, Dillon, SC, 29536.

Visitation

The family will greet friends from 1 to 2 PM at the church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to  Gideons International, Post Office Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee, 37214-0800.    www.gideons.org

Gloria Joye Bowman, age 81, of Dillon, SC passed peacefully to see her Lord and Savior after fulfilling her mission here on earth on January 12, 2017, at McLeod Hospice, Florence, SC. Receiving of friends begins at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Dillon Church of God, 701 US-301, Dillon, SC followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM.

 

Joye Bowman was born in Lynchburg, SC on February 10, 1935, to Ben Gary and Bertha Mae Humphrey. She attended Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL, and graduated from Evangel University, Springfield, MO. She married Ernest Monroe Bowman on May 8, 1953, in Kingstree, SC. He graduated from Asbury College in Wilson, NC.

 

With her husband Ernest, for 15 years they served the Lord as missionaries to Guatemala, Central America. Later, she taught Spanish at Dillon High School and Latta High School. She pastored Christian Fellowship Assembly in Hartsville, SC and was a Chaplain and Volunteer for McLeod Medical Center, Dillon, SC. She also volunteered for Hospice and enjoyed ministering at nursing homes. She was a recipient of the Who’s Who Teacher Award.

 

Joye is preceded in death by her husband, the Reverend Ernest Monroe Bowman; her grandson, Christopher Johnathan Nunez; her dad, Ben Gary Humphrey, and mother, Bertha Mae Wood; her brothers, Richard Humphrey and Lewis Smith; and her recently deceased sister-in-law, Sylvia Nell Smith.

 

She is survived by her children: Gloria Bowman (Williamson (Eddie) M. Williamson); Deborah Marie Bowman-Nunez (Dr. Gregory M. Nunez); Sam Bowman (Jakelyn Bowman); two sisters, Margie Gray and Margaret Burrows, and one brother, Victor E. Smith; sisters-in-law, Betsy Smith and Carolyn Humphrey; and seven grandchildren: Johanna Hadassah Nunez, Patrick Ashton Williamson, Aaron Gregory Nunez, Alexis Eren Nunez, James Mark Nunez, Erica Brooke Williamson and Lainey Bowman.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Gideons International, Post Office Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee, 37214-0800 (www.gideons.org). Online condolences may be made at: www.peacockfuneralhome.net.

 

Special thanks to all family, friends and loved ones who were with her during this time. Thanks also to her doctors, nurses and techs at McLeod Health and McLeod Hospice.

 

 

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

J. Allen Reardon

Mable W. Rodgers

Joel Allen Reardon

07/24/1932  –  01/06/2017
Greeleyville

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, January 10, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mr. Reardon’s family will greet friends at the funeral home from 12 to 1:45 PM just before the service.

Memorials

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL. 60601

Joel Allen Reardon, 84, husband of the late Rounette Evans Reardon, died Friday January 6, 2017, in Harbor Grace Hospice in Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Reardon was born July 24, 1932, in New Zion, a son of the late William Smith and Rene Duke Reardon. Mr. Reardon was a graduate of Greeleyville High School; he was a member of McDowell Presbyterian Church and a 40 year Life Member of Inglesby Masonic Lodge # 46 AFM in Greeleyville. Mr. Reardon was the retired owner of Reardon’s Garage in Greeleyville. He was an avid NASCAR collector and gardener and enjoyed participating in truck pulls..

Surviving are: 2 sons, Joel (Kathy) Reardon of Columbia and Billy (Dawn) Reardon of Lexington; 2 daughters, Karen (Jack) DeSantis of Atlanta, GA and Cynthia (Clarence) Altman of Kingstree; 7 grandchildren, Corey DeSantis of Atlanta, Wesley (Eyma) Reardon of Columbia, Joseph Reardon of Columbia, Ashley (Carrie) DeSantis of Atlanta, Davis (Ruthanna) Reardon of Athens, GA., Holly (Jay) Hughes of Florence and Kim (Paul) Bessinger of Columbia; a sister, Winnie Jean (Charlie) Campbell of Salters; sister-in-law Mary Ann Reardon of Salters; great grandchildren, Bruno Reardon, Hailey and Maxwell Hughes, and Carter and Ella Bessinger; and his beloved chihauhua Terry.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Vernon Reardon.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, January 10, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Reardon’s family will greet friends at the funeral home from 12 to 1:45 PM just before the service.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL. 60601

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

Joseph J. Jordan

05/14/1932 – 01/02/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Graveside Services will be held 11 AM Thursday, January 5, 2017, in Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials

The family request memorials to be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 3905 Big Woods Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.

 

Joseph Jeason Jordan, 84, husband of the late Gracie Mabell McCullough Jordan, entered into eternal rest January 2, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Jordan was born May 14, 1932, in Lake City, a son of the late Aaron Taylor Jordan and Leah Bell Floyd Jordan. He attended schools in Florence County and retired from H & S Oil Company in Andrews. Mr. Jordan served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church of Cedar Swamp.

Survivors include: two sons, John (Jeanette) Jordan and Wayne Jordan, both of Kingstree; one granddaughter, Amelia (Will) Morris, of Kingstree; one great granddaughter, Abigail Grace Wilkes; one brother, Alva Jordan, of Lake City; and two sisters, Miriah Phelps, of Sumter; and Ann Matthews, of Lake City.

Graveside Services will be held 11 AM Thursday, January 5, 2017, in Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family request memorials to be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 3905 Big Woods Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Cedar Grove Baptist church

Lois McClary Hogan

Mable W. Rodgers

Lois M. Hogan

06/24/1927  –  12/31/2016
Greeleyville

Funeral Services

Graveside services will be 1 PM Wednesday, January 4, 2017, in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Hogan’s family will receive friends following the service at Greeleyville Methodist Church.

Visitation

Mrs. Hogan’s family will receive friends following the service at Greeleyville Methodist Church. .

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Greeleyville United Methodist Church, PO Box 247, Greeleyville, SC 29056 or Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Lois Elaine McClary Hogan, 89, widow of Thomas McMaster Hogan, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016, at Grand Strand Health Care Facility in Myrtle Beach.

Mrs. Hogan was born June 24, 1927, in Salters, SC, a daughter of the late Samuel V. McClary and Addie Hanna McClary. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and before retirement, she worked for Albany International. Mrs. Lois was a member of Greeleyville Methodist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Hogan are: her daughters, Elaine H. Putnam, of Myrtle Beach; Rebecca “Becky” H. (Jim) Tyler, of Gaffney; Thomasena H. (Hugh) Strickland, of Conway; and Joyce H. (Robert) Small, of Lexington; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband Thomas, Mrs. Hogan was preceded in death by two sisters, one brother and a grandson.

Graveside services will be 1 PM Wednesday, January 4, 2017, in Mount Hope Cemetery, 1438 Gourdin Road (Hwy 375) , Greeleyville, SC. Mrs. Hogan’s family will receive friends following the service at Greeleyville Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Greeleyville United Methodist Church, PO Box 247, Greeleyville, SC 29056 or Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.  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

Vernell B. James

08/15/1938 – 12/21/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 12 noon Tuesday, December 27, 2016, in Kingstree Second Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. James’s family will receive friends from 11 to 12 Tuesday before the service at the church.

Vernell Burrows James, 78, wife of Harold M. James, Sr., passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at her residence.

Mrs. James was born August 15, 1938, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Robert A. Burrows and Marie Baylor Burrows. She attended Andrews High School and was a graduate of Kingstree High School. Over the years Mrs. Vernell worked at Milliken Textile, A& P, Piggly Wiggly and Kingstree Laundry. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Vernell was a member of Kingstree Second Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. James, in addition to her husband, Harold are: her sons, Monty James Jr.; Robert (Bonnie) James, both of Florence; and Steve (Tammy) James, of Greeleyville; 9 grandchildren, Zack, Ben, Cody, Josh, Kayla, Michael, Christopher, Dylan and Amy; 3 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Lee Whitcomb, of Linden, AL and Argie Hudson, of Florence; and a brother, Dargen Burrows, of Rembert, SC.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. James was preceded in death by her brothers, Virgil G. Burrows, Frank G. Burrows, Jack Burrows, and Gipson Burrows.

Funeral services will be 12 noon Tuesday, December 27, 2016, in Kingstree Second Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. James’s family will receive friends from 11 to 12 Tuesday before the service at the church.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Second Baptist Church

Lily Eugenia S. Hardin

Mable W. Rodgers

Lily Eugenia Smith Hardin

01/13/1935  –  12/21/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, December 23, 2016, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Smith Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. Hardin’s family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Smith Cemetery, c/o C. Grayson, 204 Kennedyville Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Lily Eugenia Smith Hardin, 81, widow of Robert Loyd Hardin, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016, in Heritage Nursing Home in Florence.

Mrs. Hardin was born January 13, 1935, in Cades, SC, a daughter of the late Boyd Smith and Daisy Evans Smith. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and Florence Nursing School and was retired from the USDA in Washington, DC. Mrs. Hardin was active in the PTA and the Boy Scouts of America while living in Washington, DC and northern Virginia. She hosted a Christian Radio Talk Show in Washington, DC and was very active in Asian Christian Ministries, bringing Asian students to America. She attended Assembly of God Church.

Surviving Mrs. Hardin are: her son, William “Bill” (Wendy) McCown, of Ruston, LA; 2 grandchildren, Gavin McCown and Quinton McCown; 2 sisters, Delma S. Brown, of Columbia, SC and Ina S. Miles, of Kingstree, SC; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband Robert, Mrs. Hardin was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia S. McCutcheon, and 3 brothers, Wesley, John and Garland Smith.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, December 23, 2016, in the Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Smith Cemetery. Mrs. Hardin’s family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Smith Cemetery, c/o C. Grayson, 204 Kennedyville Road, 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

Fred Mitchell Parker

12/31/1945 – 12/20/2016
Hemingway

Funeral Services

Funeral Services will be private.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Poplar Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 2380  South State Highway 41-51, Hemingway, SC 29554.

Fred Mitchell Parker, 70, husband of Janice Avant Parker, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016.

Fred was born December 31, 1945, in Hemingway, SC, a son of the late Albert Jackson Parker and Dorothy Haselden Parker. He attended Hemingway High School, was a veteran of the US Navy and was a retired electrician from Fluor- Daniels.

Survivors in addition to his wife Janice, of Hemingway, are: three brothers, Herman J. (Judy) Parker, of Hemingway; Charlie M. (Debra) Parker, of Pamplico; and Eddie A. (Nancy) Parker, of Coward; and a sister, Mary Parker, of Greensboro, NC. In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a son, Greg Parker and a brother Gary Parker.

Funeral services will be private. Memorials may be made to Poplar Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 2380 South State Highway 41-51, Hemingway, SC 29554.

 

George G. Mixon, Jr.

Mable W. Rodgers

George Gothe Mixon, Jr.

05/01/1948  –  12/06/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 3 PM Thursday, December 8, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation

George’s family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:45 before the service at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979 or online at www.heart.org.

George Gothe Mixon, Jr., 68, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Lake City Community Hospital.

George was born May 1, 1948, in Hampton County, SC, a son of the late George G. Mixon, Sr. and Helen Olivia Morris Mixon. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was an auto mechanic before retiring.

Survivors are: a daughter, Tammy Cantey, of Hemingway; son, Tony Mixon, of Hemingway; stepson, Randy Dennis, of Indiana; 2 sisters, Mary (Rudolph) McCutcheon, of Cades and Sylvia Hyatt, of Kingstree; 2 brothers, Gerald (Amy) Mixon, of Johnsonville and Danny (Carolyn) Mixon, of Kingstree;   Grandchildren;   Great Grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by a son, George G. Mixon, III.

Funeral services will be 3 PM Thursday, December 8, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery. George’s family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:45 before the service at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979 or online at www.heart.org. 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

Nina M. West

03/19/1927 – 11/29/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Mouzon Presbyterian Church, with a burial in Mouzon Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. West’s family will receive friends following the service at the church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Mouzon Presbyterian Church, c/o Jeanette Duke, 2281 Sumter Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556. 

Nina Mouzon West, 89, wife of Pershing “Bill” West, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016, in Ridgeland Nursing Center.

Mrs. West was born March 19, 1927, in Williamsburg County, a daughter of the late Charles C. Mouzon and Edna Thomas Mouzon. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was the Assistant Librarian at Ridgeland High School. Mrs. Nina was an avid golfer and gardener.

Surviving Mrs. West, in addition to her husband, Bill is: her daughter Linda E. Hayes, of Tuscaloosa, AL, a son, Coby (Liz) Derdzinske, of San Clemente, CA, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great – great grandchild. Mrs. Nina was preceded in death by five brothers, seven sisters and a son – in – law Joe Hayes.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Mouzon Presbyterian Church, with a burial in Mouzon Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Mrs. West’s family will receive friends following the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Mouzon Presbyterian Church, c/o Jeanette Duke, 2281 Sumter Highway, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Mouzon Presbyterian Church

McNeil Marion Frye

05/19/1944 – 11/30/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be held 2 PM Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Kingstree United Methodist Church, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mr. Frye’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 Friday, December 2, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home, and at other times at his daughter April’s home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 N. Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC 29556. 

McNeil Marion Frye, 72, husband of Danette Livingston Frye, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.

Mr. Frye was born May 19, 1944, in Williamsburg County, a son of Lucille Wise Frye and the late Mac Leon Frye. He was a graduate of Kingstree Senior High and Columbia Commercial College. Mr. McNeil was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Farmers Telephone after 30 years. He was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church, American Legion Billy Britton Post #8, and Kingstree Masonic Lodge #46 AFM.  He enjoyed transferring cars for Longstreet Chevrolet and loved his grandchildren.

Surviving Mr. Frye, in addition to his mother, Lucille and his wife, Danette, both of Kingstree, are: his daughter April M. (Donnie) McDonald, of Cades, 3 granddaughters, Nicole McDonald, Olivia M. (Alex) Richburg, and Dixie McDonald, 1 great-granddaughter, Joanna Richburg, 1 brother, Donald (Delane) Frye, of Blythwood, and sister-in-law, Janice Frye, of Kingstree. Mr. McNeil was preceded in death by his son Danny Frye and a brother, Bobby Frye.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Kingstree United Methodist Church, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Frye’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 Friday, December 2, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home, and at other times at his daughter April’s home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 N. Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree United Methodist Church

Rev. W. Steve Hughes

Rev. Steve Hughes

07/28/1944 – 11/28/2016
Surfside Beach

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Steve’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Epworth Children’s Home at 2900 Millwood Ave., Columbia, SC 29205 or to Old Johnsonville United Methodist Church c/o Joyce Phillips at 192 Newell Road, Hemingway, SC 29554.

Rev. William Steve Hughes, husband of Sharon Johnson (Sheri) Hughes passed away Monday November 28, 2016.

Mr. Hughes was born July 28, 1944 in Hemingway, SC, a son of the late Sarvis Cortez and Pattie Haselden Hughes.  Steve retired from Carolina Power and Light and was a minister in the United Methodist Church.  He served both Cades United Methodist and Cameron United Methodist churches from 1986 to 2007 and was presently serving Old Johnsonville United Methodist Church.  Steve loved the people of these churches and was thankful for their friendship.  In addition to his churches, Steve preached to the painters and repair people who came to his house, people he met on the street, and almost anybody else he came into contact with.

Steve enjoyed fishing with his children, his wife and neighbors, napping during the Sunday race, and a Pepsi Cola with a pack of crackers. Steve had an uplifting story, a joke, or a motivating anecdote for all occasions, and he was known rarely to repeat the same story twice. After moving to Surfside Beach, Steve doted on his 6th child, his puppy Daisy.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Sheri are his daughter, Kayce Halstead (Clay), of Mt. Pleasant, four sons Cory Hughes (Ginny),of Greenville, Joel Hughes (Allison),  Joshua Hughes, and Caleb Hughes, all of Columbia, five grandchildren, Henry, Elgin, Cohen, Holland, and Lena, sister Patricia Strong, of Arkansas, and his special neighbor and friend, Shannon Haunold.  He was preceded in death by his brother Cortez and sisters, Walton and Lula Ree.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.  Steve’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Williamsburg Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Epworth Children’s Home at 2900 Millwood Ave., Columbia, SC 29205 or to Old Johnsonville United Methodist Church c/o Joyce Phillips at 192 Newell Road, Hemingway, SC 29554.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree United Methodist Church

Raymond A. Powell

Mable W. Rodgers

Raymond Allen Powell

01/07/1964  –  11/27/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be held 3 PM Thursday, December 1, 2016, in Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Visitation

Mr. Powell’s family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, 172 Delos Road, Kingstree, SC 29556 or McLeod Health Foundation, McLeod Hospice House, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551.

Raymond Allen Powell, 52, husband of Pamela Echols Powell, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, in McLeod Hospice House in Florence.

Mr. Powell was born January 7, 1964, in Florence, a son of Nora W. Smith and the late Marvin “Sleepy” Powell. He attended Kingstree Senior High and was retired from Milliken Co. Raymond was a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church and loved hunting and fishing, especially in Black River.

Surviving Mr. Powell, in addition to his mother, Nora Smith, and his wife, Pamela E. Powell, both of Kingstree, are: his stepfather, H.B. Smith, of Kingstree; his daughter, Samantha (Scott) Lee, of Cades; his son, Joshua (Brittany) Powell, of Cades; stepsons, Vernon W. Wise, of Texas and Matthew A. (Claire) Wise, of Kingstree; sisters, Malinda Threatt, of Chester and Johnnie Sue Hartman, of Lancaster; brother, Randy Powell, of Chester; and 13 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 3 PM Thursday, December 1, 2016, in Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church. Mr. Powell’s family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service. Memorials may be made to Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, 172 Delos Road, Kingstree, SC 29556 or McLeod Health Foundation, McLeod Hospice House, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551.  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

Russell W. Harter

Mable W. Rodgers

Russell Woodrow Harter

01/02/1920  -11/23/2016
Salters

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, November 26, 2016, at the Williamsburg Funeral Home, 332 E. Main Street, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:30 Saturday morning before the service. Following the service, he will be laid to rest at Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, Russell requests donations to the Williamsburg County Animal Shelter, 200 County Camp Road, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556.

Born January 2, 1920, in Fairfax, South Carolina to Barthwell C. Harter and Pollie Williams Harter, Russell Woodrow Harter was the beloved husband of the late Eugenia Allen Harter.

Russell graduated from Winyah High School in Georgetown, South Carolina. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II on aircraft carrier USS Long Island, he and Eugenia moved to Charleston and had one son, Russell W. Harter, Jr. Russell was a Scoutmaster for Troop 9 at Ashley River Baptist Church, and he worked for Exxon until he retired in 1976, when he moved to a farm in Salters, South Carolina. He was an avid outdoorsman and handyman. He was a member of the Carolina Terrace Hunting Club, in Charleston, South Carolina, the Parrott Hunting Club, the Bryant Hunting Club, and the Russell W. Harter, Sr. Hunting Club in Salters, South Carolina.

Russell opened his home to people and animals of all kinds. He spent his last few years building blue bird boxes that have traveled to homes near and far. Russell shared his wisdom and many stories from his front porch swing.

Russell was a member of the Spring Gulley Baptist Church in Andrews, South Carolina and also regularly attended Union Presbyterian Church in Salters, South Carolina.

Russell was a devoted Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, and friend. He lived a joyful and full life and will be missed immensely. Those who cherish him most feel peace in knowing he is with the Lord and reunited with those who went before him including the many dogs he befriended throughout his life.

Russell is survived by his only son, Russell “Rusty” W. Harter, Jr. and wife Cathy of Greenville, South Carolina; three grandchildren Russell W. Harter, III and wife Leanne of Florence, South Carolina; Rhett Harter and wife Jodi of Charleston, South Carolina; Carly Davis and husband Kyle of Greenville, South Carolina. In addition, Russell is also survived by a crew of good looking Great Granddaughters: Cailan, Ansley, and Rileigh of Florence; Addie of Charleston; and Savannah of Greenville; two son-in-laws Stuart and Julie Franklin and Brent and Pam Franklin also of Greenville, South Carolina; In addition, Russell is survived by his best friend, Oscar and many other extended family members

In addition to his wife and parents, Russell was predeceased by his sister, Mae Britton, brother Olin C. Harter, and daughter-in-law Cynthia Franklin Harter.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday November 26, 2016, at the Williamsburg Funeral Home, 332 E. Main Street, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556. Russell’s family will receive friends from 9:00 to 10:30 0n Saturday morning before the service. Following the service, he will be laid to rest at Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, Russell requests donations to the Williamsburg County Animal Shelter, 200 County Camp Road, Kingstree, South Carolina 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

David Montague Jacobs

David M. Jacobs

01/15/1945 – 11/18/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be held 11 AM Monday, November 21, 2016, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church.

Visitation

Mr. David’s family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 127 E. Mill Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or The American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Mr. David Montague Jacobs, 71, husband of Carmela Scaffidi “Candy” Jacobs, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Jacobs was born January 15, 1945, in Kingstree, SC, a son of the late Louis Terrell Jacobs and Lois McGill Gregg Jacobs. David attended Kingstree High School and was a veteran of the US Navy, where he played the drums in the Bugle Corps. David taught Auto Mechanics at F.E. DuBose Vocational School for 27 years. He was the secretary of Wee Tee Hunting Club. David loved the outdoors and was an advocate for the land, especially land in Williamsburg County. He considered the Santee River to be his second home. He was passionate about ensuring that the natural resources we have today are here for future generations.  David was a member of Kingstree Presbyterian Church. He loved his family dearly and especially enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to his wife Candy, are 2 sons, Terry (Dana) Jacobs, of Effingham, and Angelo (Dawn) Jacobs, of Lane; sister, Banna Lou Jacobs (Michael) Leeson, of Florence; and 6 grandchildren, Michael, Morgan, Kaylyn, Sydney, Carmela, and Sophia. In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a son, David Montague Jacobs II.

A memorial service will be held 11AM Monday, November 21, 2016, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Mr. David’s family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 127 E. Mill Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or The American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Paul E. Wilder, Sr.

Mable W. Rodgers

Paul E. Wilder

05/02/1936  –  11/05/2016
Cades

Funeral Services

Graveside services will be held 3PM Monday, November 7, 2016, in New Market Cemetery.

Mr. Paul Evan Wilder, Sr., 80, husband of Shirley Harris Wilder, died Saturday, November 5, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Wilder was born May 2, 1936 in Maine, a son of the late Evan Adam and Eula Kissee Wilder. He worked as a mower operator for SC Department of Transportation. He was a veteran of the US Air Force.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Shirley H. Wilder, of Cades; two sons, Paul E. (Rachele) Wilder, Jr., of Kingstree, Anthony Bonneau Wilder, of Kingstree; two sisters, Lorraine Hays, of Oregon, Racheal Baranuk, of Phoenix, AR; brother, Frank Wilder, of Indianapolis, IN; and two grandchildren, Michael and Baylee Wilder, both of Kingstree.

Graveside services will be held 3PM Monday, November 7, 2016, in New Market Cemetery. 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

Louis W. “Johnny” Feagin

Louis Wilbur Feagin

10/01/1937 – 11/03/2016
Salters

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 11 AM Monday, November 7, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Smith Cemetery.

Visitation

Mr. Feagin’s family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Sunday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

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

Mr. Louis Wilbur “Johnny” Feagin, 79, widower of Madge Gibbons Feagin, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016, in Williamsburg Regional Hospital ER.

Mr. Feagin was born October 1, 1937, in Kingstree, a son of the late Colon McRoy Feagin and Louise Parker Feagin. Johnny attended Williamsburg County Schools and operated Feagin Brothers Builders with his brother Russell for over 50 years. He was a veteran of the US Navy and a member of Kingstree First Baptist Church. Johnny enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving Mr. Feagin are: his son, Scott (Angela) Feagin, of Salters; his daughter, Laura Jones, of Salters; brother, Russell D. (Beth) Feagin, of Kingstree; sisters, Ola Mae (Bill) Young, of Lake City and Lorraine Lambert, of Georgetown; 5 grandchildren, Kristen, Hannah, Mara, Luke, and Maggie; and special friend, Diane Graham. In addition to his wife and parents, Johnny was preceded in death by a brother, Ollie Ray Feagin and a sister, Cora Lee Davis.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Monday, November 7, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Smith Cemetery. Mr. Feagin’s family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Sunday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Alan Earl Richardson

09/03/1942 – 10/24/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be held 11AM Friday, October 28, 2016, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church.

Visitation

Mr. Alan’s family will receive friends at 10:30AM until time of the service at the church.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mr. Alan Earl Richardson, 74, of Kingstree, formerly of Hanahan, SC, died Monday morning, October 24, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Richardson was born September 3, 1942 in Bennettsville, SC, a son of the late Edward Clyde and Mary Byrd Richardson. He worked as a railroad foreman most of his life until moving to Kingstree where he worked at Kingstree Markette. He enjoyed fishing, wood-working, yard work, racing, being a member of the Shriners, his cat Sissy, and especially the Carolina Gamecocks.

Surviving in addition to his son, Kenneth Allen Richardson, of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Margaret R. Malphrus, of Moncks Corner and Betty (Dale) Orvin, of St. Stephen; three brothers, Billy (Sue) Richardson, of Arkansas, Jimmy (Jane) Richardson, of Kingstree, and Danny Richardson, of Columbia. Alan was preceded in death by his sisters, Joan R. Bragg and Yvonne R. Jones; his brothers, C. Eugene Richardson and Harvey E. Richardson.

A memorial service will be held 11AM Friday, October 28, 2016, in Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Mr. Alan’s family will receive friends at 10:30AM until time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Pauline N. Gray

07/30/1953 – 09/30/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A memorial service will be held 2PM Saturday, October 15, 2016, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation

Mrs. Gray’s family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to the Greenville Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/donate and designate the Greenville Hospital to receive the donation.

Mrs. Pauline Napier Gray, 63, wife of Roger Gray, died Friday, September 30, 2016, at her residence in Florence.

Mrs. Gray was born July 30, 1953 in Indiana, a daughter of the late Wade Lee Napier and Hazel Grigsby Schelske. Before moving to Florence, she was the deli manager at Piggly Wiggly in Kingstree for 26 years.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Roger, of Florence are: 3 daughters, Tonya (Mac) McElveen of New Zion; Brittany (Josh) Powell, of Cades; and Melanie (Justin) McCutchen, of Kingstree; Step-sons, Clyde (Yolanda) Gray, of Ohio; Jessi (Caitlyn) Gray, of Florence; a brother, Kenny Schleske, of Alabama; a sister, Lois Phillips, of Indiana, 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held 2PM Saturday, October 15, 2016, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Gray’s family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Greenville Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/donate and designate the Greenville Hospital to receive the donation. Mrs. Gray’s granddaughter received excellent care each time she visited the Greenville Shriners Hospital for Children and this is why her family has chosen them to receive memorials.

Gertrude L. Stewart

Gertrude Stewart

01/08/1926 – 09/29/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held at 3 PM Sunday, October 2, 2016, in First Free Will Baptist Church with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mrs. Stewart’s family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church..

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Tideland’s Community Hospice, 2591 North Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Mrs. Gertrude Lutz Stewart, 90, widow of Sammie K. Stewart, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at her home in Kingstree.

     Mrs. Stewart was born January 8, 1926, in Germany, a daughter of the late Xaver Lutz and Kreszentia Lutz. She was a high school graduate and a home maker. Mrs. Gertrude enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren, gardening, camping and was an avid animal lover.

     Surviving Mrs. Stewart is: her daughter, Sheila Stewart (Steven) Brown, of Kingstree; and her granddaughters, Sydney Brown (Jonathan) Daniels, of Coward; and Kayla Brown, of Kingstree.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Gertrude was preceded in death by a daughter, Belinda M. Stewart.

     Funeral services will be held at 3 PM Sunday, October 2, 2016, in First Free Will Baptist Church with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Stewart’s family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Tideland’s Community Hospice, 2591 North Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Justin Ross Williams

Mable W. Rodgers

"Juicy"

01/21/1988  –  09/11/2016

New Zion

Funeral Services

 

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, September 14, 2016, in the chapel at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, followed by burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Justin’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials

 

A scholarship fund has been established at Williamsburg Academy in Justin’s memory. Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Academy, Justin Williams Scholarship Fund, 1000 Sandy Bay Road, Kingstree, SC 29556 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

 

 

Justin Ross “Juicy” Williams, 28, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016, in Kingstree, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Mr. Williams was born January 21, 1988, in Georgetown, a son of Claude R. Williams and Jodie Eason Williams. He was a 2006 graduate of Williamsburg Academy and received a civil engineering degree from Midlands Tech in 2010. He owned and operated Complete Utilities. Justin was an avid fisherman and duck hunter on Black River and the lakes and enjoyed spending time with his friends and his dogs Jenna and Bendie Sue. He was a committee member of the Kingstree Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

Surviving Mr. Williams are: his father, Claude R.  Williams and stepmother, Kim Williams, of New Zion; mother, Jodie Eason Williams and step father Bubba Cantley, of Kingstree; sisters, Suzanne Williams (Danny) Chavis, of Alcolu; Amber Cantley and Hannah Cantley, of Kingstree; grandmother La Rita Gaster; aunt, Kathy Powell; uncle, Ricky (Sharon) Powell, girlfriend, Caroline Birchler and cousins, John Powell, Josh and Adam Powell, Blake Miller, and Ryan Williams Doonan. Justin was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred and Janice P. Eason, grandfather Larry Williams, uncles, Johnny Eason and Lance Williams, and an aunt, Carla Miller.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, September 14, 2016, in the chapel at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, followed by burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Justin’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. A scholarship fund has been established at Williamsburg Academy in Justin’s memory. Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Academy, Justin Williams Scholarship Fund, 1000 Sandy Bay Road, Kingstree, SC 29556 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. 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

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