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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

George Franklin Oliver

Frank Oliver

10/10/1941 – 09/10/2016
Greeleyville

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 3 PM Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in New Market Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Mr. George Franklin “Frank” Oliver, 74, husband of Carol LaFever Oliver, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016, at his home in Greeleyville.

Mr. Oliver was born October 10, 1941, in Greeleyville, a son of the late Marion Lynwood Oliver and Bernice Alsbrooks Oliver. He was a graduate of Greeleyville High School and was the assistant manager of Longlands Plantation. Mr. Oliver was a member of Greeleyville United Methodist Church.

Surviving Mr. Oliver, in addition to his wife Carol, of Greeleyville, are: his son, Johnny (Shana) Cross, of Sumter, of Sumter; 4 grandchildren, Chase Cross, Clayton Merritt, Emily Cross, and Heather Merritt; ; 2  brothers, Jack (Mary Ellen) Oliver, of Greeleyville and Charles (Barbara) Oliver, of Moncks Corner; 3 sisters, Eunice (Jimmy) Reardon, of Moncks Corner, Gladys (Bob) Sebek, of Charlotte, and Liz (Roy) Cantey, of Salters. In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Marion Hanna and Ann McElveen.

A graveside service will be held at 3 PM Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in New Market Cemetery. Mr. Oliver’s family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

John W. “Buzzy” Disher, Sr.

John Wesley Disher, Sr.

10/15/1955 – 08/25/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mr. Disher’s family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Saturday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. .

Memorials

Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923.

John Wesley “Buzzy” Disher, Sr., 60, husband of Irene Kinard Disher, passed away August 25, 2016, at Carolinas Hospital System.

Mr. Disher was born October 15, 1955, in Kingstree, a son of the late Jean Morris Disher Evans. He attended public school in Williamsburg and Clarendon Counties. “Buzzy” was the assistant Tax Assessor in Williamsburg County and was a member of Kingstree Moose Lodge.

Surviving in addition to his wife Irene, of Kingstree, are: sons, John Wesley (Theresa) Disher, Jr., of Greeleyville; and Mark Christopher Disher (Marie Patterson), of Kingstree; sisters, Dottie (Donald) Goins, of Mayesville; Barbara (Ron) Garrick, of Florence; Peggy McCutcheon, of Cades; and  Ginger (Jerry) Mouzon, of Kingstree; a brother, David (Rose) Evans, of New Zion; six grandchildren, Nikkolas Dodge, Brittney Webb, Tyler Powell, DJ Gauthier, John Mark Disher, and Leia Ann Disher; many nieces and nephews; his good friend Billy Stackly and brother in-law Danny Ray Mixon.

In addition to his mother, “Buzzy” was preceded in death by a brother, William “Bill” Edward Evans.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Disher’s family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Saturday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923.

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Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Disher’s family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Saturday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

John Pressley Mouzon, Jr.

Johnny Mouzon

John P. "Johnny" Mouzon, Jr.

09/30/1949 – 08/13/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at First Free Will Baptist Church of Kingstree with a burial in Mouzon Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to the family in care of Williamsburg Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

John Pressley “Johnny” Mouzon, Jr., 66, widower of Mary Alice Mouzon, passed away August 13, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Mouzon was born September 30, 1949, in Columbia, a son of Alice B. Panter and the late John Pressley Mouzon, Sr. He was a graduate of Richland County schools and was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. Johnny was a carpenter at Feagin Brothers and was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Kingstree.

Surviving in addition to his mother Alice B. Panter, of Columbia, are: a daughter, Melissa Mouzon (Edward McFadden); 3 step children he loved as his own, Janet Marie Mouzon, Eddie Hayes and John Ray, all of Kingstree; 6 grandchildren, Alyssa M. (Joseph) Halpin, of Sumter; Allen Smith Jr.; Edward McFadden, Jr. , both of Kingstree; Kristy Elaine Hayes, of Timmonsville; Rebecca (Billy) Yates, of Olanta; and Danielle Black , of Kingstree; 5 great grandchildren, Serenity Halpin, of Sumter, Abbigail Yates and William Yates of Olanta; and Tyler Augusta Hayes, of Timmonsville; a nephew he loved as his grandson, Austin Serrato, of Kingstree; 3 sisters, Bonnie (Gary) Roberts, of Columbia; Sally Dowding, of Columbia; and  Alice Rita (David) Fudge, of West Columbia; many nieces and nephews he loved dearly and special friends, Russell Feagin, Bubba Feagin, Ron Feagin, Al Atkinson, Andre Feagin and Scott Feagin.

In addition to his wife and father, Johnny was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Mouzon, two sisters, Cheryl Wood and Loretta Long and a step father Jack Panter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at First Free Will Baptist Church of Kingstree with a burial in Mouzon Cemetery. Mr. Mouzon’s family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Williamsburg Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Rosemary L. Rogers

Rosemary Law Rogers

02/05/1939 – 08/11/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Kingstree Presbyterian Church.

Visitation

Mrs. Rogers’s family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 AM Saturday at the church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Rosemary Law Rogers, 77, wife of James L. “Jimmy” Rogers, Jr., passed away August 11, 2016, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mrs. Rogers was born February 5, 1939, in Columbia, a daughter of the late Louie Lochiel Law and Edna Broughton Law. She finished Holly Hill High School and was a graduate of Winthrop University and received her Masters in Education from Francis Marion University. She retired after having taught for 33 years at Williamsburg Academy, Kingstree Senior High, C.E. Murray and Manning High School. Rosemary was an avid reader and a lifelong Sunday school teacher at Kingstree Presbyterian Church, where she was very involved in PCA Women in the Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband Jimmy, are: a daughter, Rosanne Rogers Braswell, of Clinton; a son, James L. “Lew” (Michelle) Rogers, III, of North Charleston; four grandchildren, Stephanie Braswell, Jonathan Braswell, both of Clinton; Ashley Rogers, of Columbia; and Michael Rogers, of North Charleston.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rogers was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Rogers and a brother, Alex Law.

A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Rogers’s family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 AM Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Presbyterian Church

A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Kingstree Presbyterian Church.

Ona Wise J. Quattlebaum

Ona Wise Johnson Quattlebaum

09/30/1919 – 08/10/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Graveside funeral services will be 11 AM Thursday, August 11, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Memorials

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

Ona Wise Johnson Quattlebaum, 96, of Kingstree, passed away on August 10, 2016, at McLeod Hospice House after a brief illness. She was born in Windsor, S.C. on September 30, 1919, to Thomas Allen Johnson and Leona Wise Johnson.  She was married to Drayton Radzwell Quattlebaum for 57 years until his death in 1998.  She is survived by her daughters, Dianne Quattlebaum Brown (Marshall) and Kathleen Quattlebaum Pippin (Michael), granddaughter, Mary Ashton Brown Mills(Matthew), great grandchildren, Anne Marshall Mills, and Matthew Langley Mills. She was a member of First Baptist Church.  A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 11 AM in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Kingstree, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, S.C.  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 Thursday, August 11, 2016,  in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

W.E. Moore, Jr.

Mable W. Rodgers

03/26/1924  –  08/07/2016

Kingstree

 

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Mr. Moore’s family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 AM Wednesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, c/o Alice Dukes, 2340 Manning Hwy, Greeleyville, SC 29056, or to a charity of your choice.

Walter Everett Moore, Jr., 92, widower of Florence LeRoy Prevatte Moore, passed away August 7, 2016, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mr. Moore was born March 26, 1924, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Walter Everett Moore, Sr. and Creola Cooper Moore Hancock. He attended Williamsburg High School, graduated from Manning High School and was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served on LST 288 in the European Theatre, North Africa and the Pacific Theatre. Mr. Moore landed on Omaha Beach on D Day and was one of the last surviving crew members of LST 288. For many years he was a mechanic at Rogers Motor Company and retired after 22 years of teaching Shop and Industrial Arts in Clarendon County Schools. Mr. Moore was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church. He loved watching NASCAR and Braves baseball and was very proud of his military service.

Surviving Mr. Moore are: a daughter, Marilyn Moore (Clinton) Crick, of Kingstree; a son, Walter Everett Moore, III, of Kingstree; 4 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; a sister, Carolyn M. Williams, of Kingstree; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife LeRoy and his parents, Mr. Moore was preceded in death by a brother, David W. Moore, Sr. and 2 sisters, Betty M. Brown and Joyce M. Lybrand.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Moore’s family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 AM Wednesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, c/o Alice Dukes, 2340 Manning Hwy, Greeleyville, SC 29056, or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg

The family will greet friends from 10 to 10:45 Wednesday at the funeral home.

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Charlotte M. Thompson

Mable W. Rodgers

12/27/1953  –  08/03/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Graveside services will be held 11 AM Monday, August 8, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery in Florence, SC.

Visitation

The family will receive friends Sunday, August 7, 2016, from 3 to 5 at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.

Memorials

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

Mrs. Charlotte Miers Thompson, 62, widow of Ralph LaRoy Thompson, Jr., died August 3, 2016, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mrs. Thompson was born December 27, 1953, in Hopewell, VA, a daughter of the late Clay Marvin Miers and Joy Ann Hodges. Charlotte grew up on the historic Brandon Plantation in Prince George County, VA and was a graduate of Hermitage High School in Virginia. She was a 10 year veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a Staff Sergeant in Germany, Okinawa and several U.S. bases. After the military, she received an Associates Degree from Williamsburg Technical College and worked with Felkel and Associates and Tri County Gin as an administrative assistant. She volunteered with Williamsburg Cares and tutored children at the International Baptist Mission in Kingstree. Charlotte was an avid collector of Legos and used these collections to connect with her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, and other crafts.

Survivors are: her son, Paul Anthony Thompson and his fiancé Julie Shahon, of Kingstree; two brothers, Robert C. (Donna) Miers, of Prince George County, VA and Homer H. Miers, of Henrico, VA; two grandsons, Dylan Hartgrove and Dezmund Thompson, both of Lexington; two step sons, Benjamin Edward Thompson and Michael Scott Thompson, both of Columbia; and an aunt and uncle, Peggy and Graham Hodges, of TN.

Graveside services will be held 11 AM Monday, August 8, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery in Florence, SC. The family will receive friends Sunday, August 7, 2016, from 3 to 5 at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree. Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, International Baptist Missions, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Florence National Cemetery

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

Dr. Walter C. Cottingham

Mable W. Rodgers

W.C. Cottingham

10/29/1932  –  07/25/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Friday, July 29, 2016, in Williamsburg Presbyterian Church.

Visitation

Dr. Cottingham’s family will receive friends following the service in Grace Hall.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556, Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation, PO Drawer 568, Kingstree, SC 29556, or Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Dr. Walter Carlisle Cottingham, 83, husband of Mary Elizabeth DuBose “Beth” Cottingham, passed away peacefully Monday, July 25, 2016, in Tidelands Hospice House in Georgetown, SC.

Dr. Cottingham was born October 29, 1932, in Trio, SC, a son of the late Mitchell C. Cottingham and Mary Cole Cottingham Boyd. He was a 1954 graduate of Clemson University, where he was a member of the Pershing Rifles, the Tiger Brotherhood and the Senior Drill Platoon. After graduation from Clemson, Walter served our country for 2 years in the Army Quartermaster Corps. In August of 1958, he married the love of his life Beth, and they moved to Athens, GA, home of the University of Georgia, where Walter received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1961. That same year they moved to Kingstree and established the Cottingham Veterinary Hospital.

Walter was an active member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church and had served as a deacon there. He was a member of the SC Association of Veterinarians, and, in 1984, he began a three year term on the Advisory Board for Foreign Animals and Poultry, reporting to The Secretary of Agriculture in Washington D.C. That same year he was recognized as Veterinarian of the Year by SCAV, and in 1986, served as president of SCAV. He was named Distinguised Veterinarian of the Year in 2010 by the SC Association of Veterinarians.

Dr. Cottingham was a former director of The Exchange Bank of Kingstree and was on the Board of Directors for First Citizens Bank. He was an IPTAY member, and for many years was the Williamsburg County Representative of that organization. He was a Life Member of the Clemson Alumni Association and a former member of the State Board of Veterinary Examiners. In 2013, Dr. Cottingham was the recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award from The Williamsburg Hometown Chamber, and in June of 2016, he was the guest of honor at Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation’s first “Williamsburg County Dancing with the Stars”

Because of their belief that education is key to success, he and his wife Beth have established scholarships at Coker College, Williamsburg Technical College, Clemson University, and the University of Georgia Veterinary School.

Surviving Dr. Cottingham, in addition to his wife Beth, are: sisters, Margaret (Fritz) Smith, of Kingstree and Marilyn (Tom) Summers, of Columbia; brothers, Mitchell Cottingham, of Manning and Elton Cottingham, of Sumter; 16 nieces and nephews, including special nephews, Brian (Mary) Smith, of Georgetown and Preston Smith, of New York, NY. In addition to his parents, Walter was preceded in death by: brothers, J.D., Wallace, and Sam Cottingham; sisters, Juanita Gordon and Doris McCants; and two nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Friday, July 29, 2016, in Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. Dr. Cottingham’s family will receive friends following the service in Grace Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556, Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation, PO Drawer 568, Kingstree, SC 29556, 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

Williamsburg Presbyterian Church

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

Sybil M. McClary

Mable W. Rodgers

Sybil McAlister McClary

09/21/1932  –  07/18/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in McClary Cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. McClary’s family will receive friends at Millwood Community House following the graveside service.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Millwood Community House, c/o Frances McClary, 2377 Easler Highway, Greeleyville, SC 29056.

Sybil McAlister McClary, 83, widow of Jack McClary, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mrs. McClary was born September 21, 1932, in Hemingway, SC, a daughter of the late Charles Betts McAlister, Sr. and Ludie Ward McAlister. She was a graduate of Hemingway High School, where she was an award winning basketball player and she continued her love of sports after her marriage to Jack as a member of the Ladies Softball League in Millwood. “Miss Sybil” was a Belk Department Store employee and manager for 32 years and kept a warm, loving home for her family and her extended family. She was a much loved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Surviving Mrs. McClary are: her sons, Russell (Karen) McClary, of Kingstree and Glenn McClary, of Surfside Beach; 7 grandchildren, Danielle McClary Cox, Lee R. McClary, Danielle Foxworth, Devan McClary, Dylan McClary, Marshall McClary, and Mary Paige McClary; 6 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. McClary was preceded in death by brothers, Joe, Billy, Ray, Charles, and Therrell McAlister; sisters, Blanche M. Reddish, Travis McAlister, and Mavis M. Brown; a son, Danny McAlister McClary; and a grandson John Ross McClary.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in McClary Cemetery. Mrs. McClary’s family will receive friends at Millwood Community House following the graveside service. Memorials may be made to Millwood Community House, c/o Frances McClary, 2377 Easler Highway, Greeleyville, SC 29056. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

McClary Cemetery

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in McClary Cemetery

Millwood Community House

Mrs. McClary’s family will receive friends following the graveside service at Millwood Community House.

Rosalie C. Evans

Mable W. Rodgers

Rosalie Camlin Evans

11/30/1922  –  07/04/2016

Salters

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Union Presbyterian Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation

Mrs. Rosalie’s family will greet friends in the church at 11:30 until time of the service.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, c/o Diane Boyd, 114 E. Brooks Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Rosalie Camlin Evans, 93, of Salters, SC, was born November 30, 1922, in Vesper, WI. She made her journey to be with her Lord in Heaven on July 4, 2016. Waiting for her there was her beloved husband William B. Evans, her son, William R. Evans, and a daughter, Sandra Evans Moyd. Also waiting were two sons-in-law, who were like sons to her, Russell Moyd and Bertis Reed Parker, Jr.

Mrs. Evans worked for many years in C. Boyd and Son store in Lane, SC and was known for her kindness and sweet and gentle ways. She was much loved by both the children and adults of the community, for she always had a cookie for the children and a kind word for the adults. She was a long time member of Union Presbyterian Church where she was a former Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathryn “Kaye” Evans Parker, of Beaufort, SC and a sister Hazel (Pat) Folks, of Tampa, FL, five grandchildren and spouses, 7 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson. She is also survived by Joyce and Jerry McDaniel, of Salters, who were two of the greatest treasures of her life. She loved them like they were her children.

Making her final days more comfortable besides her daughter Kathryn, Joyce and Jerry McDaniel, were her grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Shane and Donna Moyd and the staff at McLeod Hospice House in Florence.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Union Presbyterian Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Rosalie’s family will greet friends in the church at 11:30 until time of the service. Memorials may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, c/o Diane Boyd, 114 E. Brooks Street, Kingstree, SC 29556. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Union Presbyterian Church

J. Geoffrey Lifrage

Mable W. Rodgers

Geoff Lifrage

08/21/1945  –  06/16/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

    Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends one hour before the service in the Family Life Center of the church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Tara Hall Home for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442 or Kingstree First Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

James Geoffrey “Geoff” Lifrage, 70, widower of Phyllis Thompson Lifrage, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016, in the Williamsburg Regional Hospital Emergency Room.

Mr. Lifrage was born August 21, 1945, in Greenville, SC, a son of the late Jane Richardson Lifrage and Julius Geoffrey “J.G.” Lifrage. Geoff graduated from Carlisle Military Academy in 1963, attended Montreat-Anderson Junior College, and graduated from The Baptist College of Charleston, now Charleston Southern University, in 1970. He was a former employee of Farmers Telephone Co-Op, a former Florence County Tax Assessor, and retired from Williamsburg County as the Tax Assessor. He was a member of Kingstree First Baptist Church and the Kingstree Moose Lodge. Geoff, who was affectionately known as “Puddin’” by his friends, loved the outdoors, and especially loved fishing and hunting.

Mr. Lifrage is survived by: 2 daughters, Laurel Lifrage Wade, of Union and Tamara Jane Lifrage, of Spartanburg; a special daughter since she was five years old, Melannie Thompson (Danny) Mims, of Kingstree; 7 grandchildren, Jeremy Seth (Lacey) Wade, Logan Adair Wade, Nicholas Blake Wade, Lyla Addison Smith Lifrage, Danny Richard Mims, Jr, Thomas Nicholas Mims, and Noah Aaron Mims; 1 great grandchild, Benjamin Mason Wade; his sister Frankie L. (Larease) Mims, of Eastover; 3 aunts, Wilhelmina Grist, of Summerville, Libby Wilburn, of Clinton, and Roberta Shepherd, of Charleston; a niece, Holly M. (Perry) Jameson and a nephew, Blake (Margaret) Mims; and the mother of his daughters, Eileen T. (Binky) Maness, of Kingstree.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour before the service in the Family Life Center of the church. Memorials may be made to Tara Hall Home for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442 or Kingstree First Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 400 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

 

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree First Baptist Church

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Edward Molokie

Edward Molokie

10/21/1922 – 06/12/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 1 PM in St. Ann Catholic Church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters, 908 Thorne Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556.

Edward Molokie, 93, husband of Alice Syvertsen Molokie, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.

Mr. Molokie was born October 21, 1922, in New Jersey, a son of the late Theodore Molokie and Mary Molokie. He received a BS in microbiology from Columbia University in New York. Edward served in the US Army and received a bronze star. He was a retired microbiologist from Gist – Brocades Pharmaceutical Company in Kingstree and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.

Mr. Edward is survived by his wife of 67 years, Alice Syvertsen Molokie; his children, Kathy Molokie and Dr. Robert Molokie; his grandchildren, Erika Kennedy and Lauren Polsino; and his great grandson, Brandon Kennedy.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his brothers, Theodore, Walter, Leon and Stephen; and his sisters, Sophie, Viola and Helen.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 1 PM in St. Ann Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters, 908 Thorne Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556.

Edward Molokie

10/21/1922 – 06/12/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 1 PM in St. Ann Catholic Church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters, 908 Thorne Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556.

Edward Molokie, 93, husband of Alice Syvertsen Molokie, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.

Mr. Molokie was born October 21, 1922, in New Jersey, a son of the late Theodore Molokie and Mary Molokie. He received a BS in microbiology from Columbia University in New York. Edward served in the US Army and received a bronze star. He was a retired microbiologist from Gist – Brocades Pharmaceutical Company in Kingstree and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.

Mr. Edward is survived by his wife of 67 years, Alice Syvertsen Molokie; his children, Kathy Molokie and Dr. Robert Molokie; his grandchildren, Erika Kennedy and Lauren Polsino; and his great grandson, Brandon Kennedy.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his brothers, Theodore, Walter, Leon and Stephen; and his sisters, Sophie, Viola and Helen.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Florence National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 1 PM in St. Ann Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to the Felician Sisters, 908 Thorne Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556.

Fred Liston Tisdale

Fred L. Tisdale

Fred L. Tisdale

11/07/1935 – 06/12/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

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

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree Church of God, 105 Gourdin Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Fred Liston Tisdale, 80, husband of Willie Mae Cales Tisdale, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.

Mr. Tisdale was born November 7, 1935, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Nathan Tisdale and Eloise Morris Tisdale. He attended Indiantown Schools, was in the US Army and was a retired lineman from Utilities Construction. Fred attended Kingstree Church of God and loved to Bar-B-Que.

Mr. Fred is survived by his wife, Willie Mae Cales Tisdale, of Kingstree; his sons, Greg Liston Tisdale, of Kingstree; Eric Nathan (Cynthia) Tisdale, of Lugoff; Jeffrey Brian (Pam) Tisdale of Paxville; his daughter, Wanda Michelle Tisdale, of Kingstree; 6 grand children; 1 great granddaughter; his sister, Bertha Mae (Larry) Welch, of Manning and his brother Jack (Jeanette) Phipps, of Kingstree.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his son, Michael Travis Tisdale; two sisters, Allene Garner and Delma Dukes and a grandson, Travis Liston Tisdale.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with a burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 1 hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Church of God, 105 Gourdin Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

William Meadors Gordon

"Billy" Gordon

"Billy" Gordon

06/08/1927 – 06/08/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Williamsburg Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 11 AM in Kingstree United Methodist Church.

Visitation

Mr. Gordon’s family will receive family and friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall of the church and at other times at their home

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or McLeod Health Foundation, Hospice, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502.

William Meadors “Billy” Gordon, 89, husband of Betsy Drennan Gordon, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in McLeod Hospice House in Florence.

Mr. Gordon was born June 8, 1927, in Kingstree, SC, a son of the late Ruth Meadors Gordon and Alexander McKnight Gordon. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and Davidson College, and was a World War II US Navy veteran. Billy was a professional photographer and the owner of Gordon Studios in the 50s and 60s. He was an active member of Kingstree United Methodist Church, where he served in many capacities. He was a former board member of Williamsburg Land Company, a former Trustee of Epworth Childrens Home, Columbia College, and The Methodist Manor of the Pee Dee. Mr. Gordon was a former commissioner of The Williamsburg County Soil and Water Conservation Committee and for many years, was a member of the board of Williamsburg First National Bank. Mr. Gordon, a dedicated conservationist and agriculturist, farmed his family’s land for more than 50 years.

Mr. Gordon is survived by: his wife of 53 years, Elizabeth “Betsy” Drennan Gordon, of Kingstree; 2 sons, William Drennan (Kathy) Gordon, of Kingstree and John Alexander “Alex” (April) Gordon, of Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Elizabeth (Jay) Pope, of Hemingway; 8 grandchildren, Gordon Pope, Jake Pope, Emma Ryan Gordon, Sarah McClary, Nina Gordon, Liam Gordon, Austin Gordon, and Addison Gordon; a sister, Ruth G. (Richard) Steffen, of Kingsport, TN; brother-in-law, Richard (Sandra) Drennan, of Inman; a niece and nephews; and many special cousins.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Gordon was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Gene G. Carroll.

A graveside service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Williamsburg Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 11 AM in Kingstree United Methodist Church. Mr. Gordon’s family will receive family and friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall of the church and at other times at their home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or McLeod Health Foundation, Hospice, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502.

Christine Davis Andrews

Christine D. Andrews
11/14/1920 – 06/08/2016 Salters
Funeral Services
Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday, June 10, 2016, in Union Presbyterian Church, with a burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation
The family will receive friends after the service in the Martin Building.
Memorials
Memorials may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, c/o Diane Boyd, 114 E. Brooks Street, Kingstree, SC 29556..
Christine Davis Andrews, 95, widow of Jack T. Andrews, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence. Mrs. Andrews was born November 14, 1920 in Salters, a daughter of the late James C. Davis and Esther Lifrage Davis. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School. Christine worked in the Navy Yard during WWII and worked at WS McCullough & Son for over 30 years. She enjoyed sewing and gardening and was a member of Union Presbyterian Church and Leila Salters Circle. Mrs. Andrews is survived by: her daughter, Joyce A. (Jerry) McDaniel, of Salters; 2 grandchildren, Dr. Andy (Melissa) McDaniel, of Seneca; and April M. (Casey) Rogers, of Salters; and 6 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack T. Andrews; her brother, Emerson Davis; and her sisters, Maude Davis and Esther D. Tisdale. Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday, June 10, 2016, in Union Presbyterian Church, with a burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service in the Martin Building. Memorials may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, c/o Diane Boyd, 114 E. Brooks Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Betty Robinson Davis

Betty R. Davis

"Tootsie" Davis

06/23/1930 – 06/3/2016
Andrews

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with a burial in Andrews Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 112 N. Magnolia Ave., Andrews, SC 29510 or Andrews First Baptist Church, 10 N. Rosemary, Andrews, SC 29510.

Betty Robinson “Tootsie” Davis, 85, widow of John E. Davis, Jr., died Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Tidelands Hospital in Georgetown.

Mrs. Davis was born June 23, 1930, in Kingstree, a daughter of the late Edward G. Robinson and Ada L. Horton Robinson. She was a High School graduate and was a department store clerk. “Tootsie” was a member of Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church and a member of the Eastern Star #195.

Mrs. Davis is survived by: her son, John R. (Gwen) Davis; her daughter Rhoda D. (Stephen) Barrineau; grandchildren, Leslie D. (Scott) Piatt; Elizabeth D. (Shawn) Owens; Cal Barrineau and JoBeth Barrineau; three great grandchildren, Blakely Owens; Garrett Piatt; and KateLynn Owens; one sister-in-law, Jeanette D. Browder; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Davis, Jr.; her brothers, Heyward, E.G., Cecil, and William Robinson; her sisters, Eva McElveen, Edna Brown, Lillian Harrelson, Evelyn Bryan; and adopted sister, Inez Kirton.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with a burial in Andrews Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Memorials may be made to Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 112 N. Magnolia Ave., Andrews, SC 29510 or Andrews First Baptist Church, 10 N. Rosemary, Andrews, SC 29510.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church

Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with a burial in Andrews Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Tidelands Community Hospice

 

 

Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice

William Kenneth Covington

William Kenneth Covington

06/28/1926 – 05/31/2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Graveside funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Tara Hall School for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442.

William Kenneth Covington, 89, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the VA Hospital in Columbia.

Mr. Covington was born June 28, 1926, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late J.R. Covington and Beulah Timmons Covington. He was a High School graduate and served 8 years in the US Navy. Mr. Kenneth was a farmer and also raised cattle.

Mr. Kenneth is survived by: his sister, Vivian Owens Hill, of Hamilton, Montana; his adopted daughter, Gwen Timmons, of Kingstree; his grandsons, Sherod Timmons, of Salters; and Charles “Chucky” Timmons, Jr., of Myrtle Beach; 9 nieces and nephews; and 7 great grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Johnathan, George and John Lewis Covington; and a sister, Thelma C. McCutchen.

     Graveside funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Tara Hall School for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Graveside funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Mary Gayle Grubbs Stoll

Mable W. Rodgers

Gayle Grubbs Stoll

1946 – 2016
Kingstree

Funeral Services

A graveside Memorial Service will be held on Saturday June 4th at 3 pm within the Williamsburg Cemetery.

Visitation

A reception will follow at the home of Woody Nexsen at 608 4th Avenue in Kingstree.  All are welcome.

 

A graveside Memorial Service will be held for Mrs. Mary Gayle Grubbs Stoll on Saturday June 4th at 3 pm within the Williamsburg Cemetery.  A reception will follow at the home of Woody Nexsen at 608 4th Avenue in Kingstree.  All are welcome.

Mary Gayle Grubbs Stoll, 69, slipped away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Gayle was born in 1946, raised in Kingstree, S.C. and graduated from Kingstree High in 1964.  She attended Coker College and graduated with a BA in early childhood education.  She later attended Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest.  After teaching for many years in the Conway School system, the family moved to Whiteville, NC where she taught at Waccamaw Academy and in the Whiteville City School system. She then returned to school to earn her Master’s Degree from UNC-P in Counseling. Gayle was retired from the Whiteville City School system and afterward continued her calling to help people by serving as a Licensed Professional Counselor through 2015. Throughout her years in Whiteville she was an active member of Whiteville United Methodist Church (WUMC), where she taught Sunday school, served on the worship committee, the WUMC preschool committee and was an Acolyte Coordinator.

 

Ronald K. Hammond

Mable W. Rodgers

Ronald K. Hammond

11/27/1938  –  05/22/2016
Kingstree

 

 

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial at 3 P.M. in Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in Nichols, SC.

Visitation

Friends and family are invited to his visitation Monday from 6 to 8 P.M. at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, 400 N. Academy St., Kingstree, SC 29556, or Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 6710 Church Loop, Nichols, SC 29581.

Ronald Kenneth Hammond, 77, passed away at his home May 22, 2016, with his family by his side.

Mr. Hammond was born November 27, 1938, in Nichols, SC, a son of the late Hicks and Sadie Rodgers Hammond. He was a graduate of Floyds High School and University of Florida-Lake City with a degree in forestry. He worked with Westvaco and Canal Wood in Kingstree until he established his own business, Kingstree Forest Products, in 1978. Ronald was an active member of Kingstree First Baptist Church, where he served on the building committee for the Family Life Center. He was a member of Kingstree Masonic Lodge # 46 AFM, a Shriner, a former member of the Kingstree Lions Club, and also served on other boards and commissions, including 20 years on the Palmetto Timber Fund Board. His stewardship and long association with the land was recognized when he was awarded the Williamsburg County Agriculturist of the Year in 2015. His hobbies included stock car racing, flying his Piper Arrow airplane, motor cycle touring, golf, and working on his farm, Wayside.

 

Mr. Hammond is survived by: his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Ann Buffkin Hammond; 2 daughters, Valerie Denise Hammond of Wilmington, NC and Ronda Hammond (Mark) Ard of Sumter; 7 grandchildren, Kenneth Scott Lazzari of Carthage, NC, John Phillip Lazzari of Wilminton, NC, Steven Lewis McKenzie and Ronald Harrison McKenzie both of Columbia, James Hammond McKenzie, Ansley Wells Ard and Walker Harvin Ard, all of Sumter; his beloved sister, Carolyn Luna Gray of Moncks Corner; sister-in-law Faye Buffkin (Eddie) Grainger, of Tabor City, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Rodgers Hammond and Lamar Hammond.

 

Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial at 3 P.M. in Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in Nichols, SC. Friends and family are invited to his visitation Monday from 6 to 8 P.M. at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Baptist Church, 400 N. Academy St., Kingstree, SC 29556, or Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 6710 Church Loop, Nichols, SC 29581. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery

Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial at 3 P.M. in Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in Nichols, SC.

Kingstree First Baptist Church

 

 

Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Kingstree First Baptist Church, with burial at 3 P.M. in Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in Nichols, SC.

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