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BABB, ETHEL MAE DOB: 1 October 1913, in Rock Hill, SC Parents: Julius and Alma Smith Moore (both dec’d) Spouse: Leon E. Babb (dec’d) Residence: North Charleston, SC Religion: Hanahan Baptist Church, member Occupation: Homemaker DOD: Friday, 31 January 2003 Survivors: Son: Charles Babb of North Charleston, SC Brothers: James Moore of Owensboro, KY, Arthur Moore of Charleston, SC Sister: Matty Ledford of Charleston, SC Services: Monday, 3 February 2003, Memorial in Hanahan Baptist Church Burial: not given [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Monday, 3 February 2003.]

BAIR, SARA BYERS DOB: 23 November 1926; Age: 76 years POB: Holly Hill, SC Father: Edward Davis Byers, Jr. (deceased) Mother: Nairnie “Dit” Way Byers (deceased) Religion: First Baptist Church, Bamberg, SC Occupation: registered nurse for 30 years Organizations: Charles Pinkney Chapter NSDAR Predeceased: Spouse: James Harold Bair DOD: 15 December 2002, Sunday POD: residence: 3481 Faust St., Bamberg, SC Survivors: Daughter: Sally Bair of Bamberg, SC Grandson: Ryan Jones of Bamberg, SC Services: 17 December 2002, Tuesday, in The First Baptist Church, directed by Cooner Funeral Home Burial: will follow in Holly Hill Cemetery, Holly Hilly, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 16 December 2002, Monday.]

BAKER, GEORGE TINDALL DOB: 25 Apr 1921; Age: 81 year POB: Harleyville, SC Father: James Joseph Baker (deceased) Mother: Susan Heaton Baker (deceased) Military: US Army veteran of World War II Occupation: Southern Railroad, retired Religion: Bethel United Methodist Church-Ruffin Charge DOD: 2 December 2002, Monday POD: Heartland of West Ashley Survivors: Wife: Dorothy Hudson Baker Daughters: Idris Anderson of San Carlos, CA Lynn Scott of Blythewood, SC Stepdaughter: Frankie Jo Evans of Walterboro, SC Sister: Lois Petersen of Charleston, SC Grandchildren: 4 Great-grandchildren: 2 Services: 4 December 2002, Wednesday, at Bethel United Methodist Church, Ruffin Charge, Rev. David Cox officiating. Interment: will follow in church cemetery, directed by, Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home Walterboro Chapel. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 3 December 2002, Tuesday.]

Ballentine Barbara Locklair

BALTERO-CRUZ, LAINA Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC DOD: Saturday, 11 January 2003 Parents: Rubylene Bray & Lawrence Baltero-Cruz Grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Melchor Baltero-Cruz Services: Tuesday, 14 January 2003, in Immaculate Conception, 510 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: Harleston-Boags Funeral Home Inc., 121 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tuesday, 14 January 2003.]

BANIAS, SOFIA BAYLA DOB: 30 September 1916 POB: Manila, Philippines Father: Valentine Bayla (deceased) Mother: Petrona Montoya Bayla (deceased) Religion: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Spouse: Arsenio B. Banias (deceased) Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: 17 December 2002 Survivors: Sons: Eddie Banias of Jacksonville, FL Arsenio Banias, Jr. of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Jessie Banias of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Daughters: Zeny Flores and Tessie Felipe of the Philippines Vivian Boden & Susan Morgan both of Goose Creek, SC Brother and two sisters of the Philippines, one sister in CA. Grandchildren: 12 Great-grandchildren: 5 Services: 19 December 2002, Thursday, Mass of Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Burial: will follow in Plantation Memorial Gardens, directed by, J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Greenridge Road Chapel. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 18 December 2002, Wednesday.]

Maude Crawford Banks

Mrs. Reta Ann Lowery Barbie, 75, of 670 Lexington St., Elloree, died Aug. 25, 2006, at her residence after an extended illness.Funeral services were held Aug. 27, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elloree, with Pastor Phillip Coggins officiating. Burial was in the St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery in Creston. Active pallbearers were Tommy Shirer, Johnny C. Shirer, M. Edward Wingard, Eddie Wingard, Glenn "Bud" Cuttino Jr., Lynn Cuttino, E.J. Myzell, and William Griffin. Mrs. Barbie was born June 27, 1931, in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late J.L. and Maggie Barber. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Luther W. Lowery, son, L.W. Lowery Jr. and her second husband, Thaddeus F. "Ted" Barbie Jr. She will be remembered for all her delicious homemade pies and cakes and all the good food served at Lowery's Café. She was co-owner and she and her husband, Luther, and her mother, Maggie, operated Lowery's Café for 38 years until 1994, when it closed.Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kenny (Faye) Pifer of Santee; sister, Mrs. David (Barbara) Hill of Lebanon community; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; special sister-in-law, Inez Lowery of Cameron and a number of nieces and nephews.Fogle-Hungerpiller Funeral Home of Elloree was in charge of arrangements.

BARFIELD, JOYCE ANN DOB: 8 Aug 1936; Age: 66 years POB: Atmore, Alabama Father: Ottie Odom (deceased) Mother: Agadean Bass Odom Education: Graduate of the Alabama public schools Occupation: Homemaker Religion: College Park Baptist Church DOD: 27 Nov 2002, Wednesday POD: North Charleston, SC hospital Predeceased: Daughter: Ann Bissette Surviving: Spouse: James Woodrow Barfield of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Daughters: Helen Bryars of Bay Minette, AL Marty Chandler of Mt. Olive, NC Chasity Allen of Charleston, SC Son: Woody Barfield of Summerville, SC Brother-in-law: Stevie Barfield of Goose Creek, SC Grandchildren: eleven Great-grandchildren: seven Services: 30 Nov 2002, Saturday, in Chaparral Baptist Church, Chaparral Ranches Hwy 176 Burial: in Riverview Memorial Park, North Charleston, SC James A. Dyal Funeral Home, 303 S. Main St. Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 29 Nov 2002, Friday.]

BARNETTE, EARNEST R. DOB: 30 May 1980; Age: 22 years POB: Charleston, SC Father: Ernest M. Barnette Mother: Deborah Hill Barnette Occupation: North Charleston Police Officer Religion: First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner, SC Military: Army Reserves Organizations: St. Stephen Volunteer Fire Dept. DOD: 29 December 2002, Sunday POD: Berkeley, SC Surviving: Sisters: Stephanie Hardin of Summerville, SC Danielle Barnette & Jessica Barnette both of St. Stephens, Berkeley, SC Paternal Grandmother: Daisy F. Barnette of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Maternal Grandmother: Mildred Hill of Cottageville, SC Services: 31 December 2002, Tuesday, at First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Burial: will follow in St. Stephen Baptist Church cemetery, directed by Russell Funeral Chapel. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 30 December 2002, Monday.]

BARNHART, MRS. JOANNE PRESIDENT Age: 49 years Residence: Atlanta, GA, formerly of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC DOD: Not given Surviving: Parents: Joseph and Dorothy Palmer President of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Husband: Gregory Barnhart Daughter: Jacqueline Strickland Son: Juhmel Barnhart Sister: Erma Lee Copeland; Carolyn Williams, Patricia Horry, & Linda Dillon Brother: David Reid Services: Saturday, 9 Nov 2002, Browns Avenue Church, Atlanta, GA [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Saturday 9 Nov 2002.]

Calvin Louis Barnes

Corene Barnett

J.D. Barnette

Julia Mimcey Mills Barnette

Lila Dubose Barnette

Richard Barnette

BARRON, ISAAC Age: 82 years Residence: Georgetown, SC Occupation: International Paper Co., forklift operator, retired DOD: 27 Oct 2002, Sunday Services: Wilds Funeral Home

John J. Baron Jr., 76, of Moncks Corner, SC, a Marine veteran, died June 15, 2006, at his residence. Mr. Baron was born June 9, 1930, in Upland, Pa., the son of John J. Baron Sr. and Mary Carpenter Baron. He was a retired management consultant. A memorial service will be held July 26 at 7 a.m. in Lacey Park, Moncks Corner. Mr. Baron is survived by family and many friends.

MONCKS CORNER — Mr. Bobby Lee Baxley, 75, died Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Magnolia Manor of Moncks Corner after an illness. A private graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2007, at Riverside Cemetery in Dillon, directed by Cook Funeral Home of Lake View. Mr. Baxley was born in Dillon County, the son of the late Harvey and Jessie Lupo Baxley. Surviving are three sisters, Mildred B. Willingham, Betty B. Stephens, Jean B. Crosby; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Baxley was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn D-Agasta. Published in the Morning News on 3/16/2007.

BAYLOR, LUVENIA HARDEE DOB: 6 Apr 1936; Age: 66 years POB: Conway, SC Father: Jefferson D. Hardee (deceased) Mother: Edith Hold Hardee (deceased) Education: Graduate of Conway High School Occupation: Mother and Homemaker Religion: Salem Baptist Church Spouse: Charles E. Baylor of Summerville, SC DOD: 29 Oct 2002 POD: Summerville, SC, her residence Survivors: Son: William D. Causey of Mt. Pleasant Daughters: Sandra K. Brewer of Summerville, SC Wendy B. Sanders of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: four Great-grandchildren: Micheala B. Brewer Nephews: seventeen, Nieces Brothers: Lindy Hardee & David Hardee both of Conway, SC Sisters: Frieda Bane of Conway, SC Virginia Williams of Charleston, SC Phyllis Brock of Florence, SC June Lewis of Sunrise, FL Services: 1 Nov 2002, Friday in Salem Baptist Church Burial: Summerville Cemetery James A. Dyal Funeral Home Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 1 Nov 2002, Friday, also 31 Oct 2002 Thursday for larger write up.]

Relatives and friends of Rev. Rubin Beaufort, Jr., of Huger, SC, the beloved husband of Mrs. Clennie H. Beaufort of Huger, SC; the beloved father of Mrs. Miriam B. Singleton of Huger, SC, Mrs. Janie Mae B. Gadson of St. Stephen, SC, and Mr. Rubin Beaufort III of Orangeburg, SC; the beloved brother of Mrs. Loretta B. Harris, Mr. Alonza Beaufort and Mr. Marion Beaufort of Huger, SC, Mrs. Serena B. Jennings, and Ms. Mary Beaufort of Jacksonville, Fla., and Lucille Beaufort of James Island, SC, are invited to attend his funeral services on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., at Charity A.M.E. Church, Huger, SC. Remains will repose at Charity A.M.E. on Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Interment: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Huger, S.C. SCOTT'S MORTUARY in charge of arrangements.

BEAUFORD, LILLIE DOD: Tuesday, 29 Oct 2002 Residence: St. Stephen, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Daughters: Mr. Willie Wright of St. Stephen, Berkeley, SC Ms. Vernell Beauford of Bronx, New York Mrs. Lula Bell McQueen ( Sam) of Cincinnati, OH Mrs. Darlene Barnes Montgomery of Columbia, SC Stepson: Mr. Willie Jr. Gourdine (Marion) of St. Stephen, SC 19 Grandchildren 22 Great-grandchildren Services: Saturday, 2 Nov 2002, Chapel of Gethers Funeral Home Inc., 200 Grace St. Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC. Interment: Savannah Creek Cemetery, Jamestown, Berkeley, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 30 Oct, & Friday, 1 Nov 2002.]

Annie Ballentine Russell Beckham, 83, of Moncks Corner, SC, died Monday at her residence. Funeral services will be private according to DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Memorials be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund, 1504 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461. Mrs. Beckham was born March 6, 1923, in St. Stephen, SC, a daughter of Charles Packer Ballentine and Minnie Huxford Ballentine. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Moncks Corner. Mrs. Beckham was preceded in death by her former husband, William A. Russell, Sr., and her son, William A. Russell, Jr. Surviving are, her husband, Clyde Beckham; a daughter, Ann Russell Shipley of Pinopolis; a step daughter, Linda Beckham Law of Pinopolis; a step son, Donald Beckham of Layton, UT; seven grandchildren, J. Gray Soapes of Jacksonville, FL, William A. Russell, III, of Summerville, John Russell Soapes of Heathrow, FL, Norris S. Law, III, of Moncks Corner, Lisa L. Baker of Lexington, SC, Scott F. Beckham of Valdosta, GA and Lindsey B. Bays of Layton, UT; fifteen great grandchildren; and her caregiver for 18 years, Gaynell Nelson

Margaret Ann Brinkley Bell, 63, of North Charleston, left her mother Sarah B. Brinkley of North Charleston, a daughter Pat Addison of Charleston, a brother, Thomas Barnette of Charleston, and two sisters, Barbara Barnette of Moncks Corner and Sandra Brinkley of Charlottesville, Va., to be with the Lord Aug. 23, 2006. She was a good loving person. Mrs. Bell was born October 5, 1942, in Charleston, SC, a daughter of Clifford Brinkley and Sarah Barnette Brinkley. Funeral services were held 4 p.m. Aug. 25, at the graveside in Russellville Christian Church Cemetery. Rev. Mike Diamond and Rev. Clifton Baker officiated. Burial followed, directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.

BELL, WILLIAM BOLAND DOB: 3 January 1954; Age: 48 years POB: Poughkeepsie, NY Father: James Bell (deceased) Mother: Vallie Chestnut Bell (deceased) Education: Graduate of SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC Military: US Marine Corps Occupation: Patrolman-Summerville Police Dept. DOD: 19 Nov 2002, Tuesday Surviving: Wife: Debra Bell Daughters: Valarie Bell (Douglas) Wright, Gail Michelle Bell, Tracy (Chris) McElman Robin Filipiak, Rachel Filipiak Sons: Thomas Filipiak, Richard Filipiak Grandchildren: Tanner & William Cole Wright Dailyn & Breanna Filipiak First Wife: Betty A. Bell Brothers: Chalmers Bell Harold Dangerfield Wyatt Bell Royce Dangerfield James Drews Alonzo Bell Sisters: Carla Wydra Gracie Bell Services: 22 Nov 2002, Friday in Faith Assembly Summerville, SC Burial: in Carolina Memorial Park, North Charleston, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 21 Nov 2002, Thursday.]

BENEKIN, JOE Residence: St. Stephen, Berkeley, SC DOD: not given Survivors: Wife: Mrs. Earline Benekin of St. Stephen, SC Daughters: Mrs. Gertie Bryant (Frank) and Mrs. Dorothy Gholston (Donald) both of Washington, DC Mrs. Annie Barfield (Arthur) of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Mrs. Alice Nelson (Moses) of Charleston, SC Adopted son: Bishop Benjamin Ravenell (Obera) of Harrisburg, PA Sister: Mrs. Anna Williams of Harrisburg, PA 17 grandchildren 25 great-grandchildren Services: Thursday, 7 Nov 2002, Bethel United Methodist Church, Forty-one Road St. Stephen, Berkeley, SC. Interment in church cemetery will follow. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 6 Nov 2002.]

BENNETT, AMY RUTH MCCRARY DOD: 23 Nov 2002, Saturday Spouse: Lawrence Bennett of Pineville, SC Children: Mrs. Stephanie B. Wilson Mr. Scott Bennett Mr. LaVan Bennett of Tampa, FL Mrs. Seneca B. Belafountain of Maryland Miss Jennifer Bennett of Pineville, SC Brother: Mr. Leroy McCrary of Pineville, SC Sister: Mrs. Lucille McCray Anthony of New York, NY Services: Scotts Mortuary [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 24 Nov 2002, Sunday.]

BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER Residence: of Hyattsville, MD formerly of the 41 Section of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC DOD: not given Survivors: Mother: Mrs. Ida Mae Oliver of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Daughters: Alonia Maxine White of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Angie White of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Crystal Woodley & Megan Kearney of Washington, SC Sons: Austin Chandler & Christopher Kearney of Washington, SC Sister: Pearline Shipp of Brooklyn, NY Retha Bennett-Hanna of Valley Stream, NY Christine Williams of Queens, NY Brothers: Alonzo Bennett of Haw River, NC William Bennett of Queens, NY Services: Thursday, 7 Nov 2002, Sumpter Chapel United Methodist Church, St. Stephen, Berkeley, SC. Interment in church cemetery to follow. Gethers Funeral Home Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 6 Nov 2002.]

BENNETT, DAVID LEE DOB: 30 April 1962, Stuttgart, Germany Age: 40 years Parents: Donald J. Bennett & Jo Ann Medlin Bennett, of Cross, Berkeley Co., SC Residence: Cross, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Geechee Longlines of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Longline fisherman Military: National Guard DOD: Wednesday, 26 February 2003, in his residence Survivors: Parents: Donald J. Bennett & Jo Ann Medlin Bennett Wife: Jacqueline Durrant Bennett of Hilton Head, SC Son: Taylor L. Bennett of Hilton Head, SC Brother: Ronald Bennett (Julie) of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Services: will be private Funeral Home: Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday, 28 February 2003.]

BERNARD, WILFORD LEON DOB: 26 April 1927, in Charleston, SC Parents: Herman Bernard & Edith Cumbee Bernard Hiott Spouse: Gladys Lucille Bazzel Bernard Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Military: US Army, Veteran of Korean Conflict Religion: Portside Baptist Church, North Chas., SC Occupation: Trucking Industry, dispatcher, retired; We Care Day Care Center, owner, operator DOD: Monday, 24 February 2003 Survivors: Daughters: Brenda Ezzell (Ronald) of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC; Carol Matthews (Danny) of Sandy Springs, SC; Sandra Wyman (Kevin) of Guyton, GA Sister: Catherine B. Willis of Charleston, SC Grandchildren: ten Great-grandchildren: four Services: Wednesday, 26 February 2003, in J. Henry Sthur Inc., Greenridge Rd. Chapel Entombment: Carolina Memorial Gardens [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tuesday, 25 February 2003.]

Dovie Jane Venable Berry, 100, of Summerville, died March 29, 2006, at a Summerville nursing home. The graveside memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. April 2 in Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, N.C. Local arrangements were directed by Russell Funeral Chapel, Moncks Corner. Mrs. Berry was born April 10, 1905, in Pilot Mountain, N.C., a daughter of Jesse Allen Venable and Sarah Frances Bullington Venable. She was a member of Pilot Mountain First Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of the Reverend Robert L. Berry. Surviving are a son, Robert A. Berry and daughter-in-law, Ellen Glass Berry of Moncks Corner; two grandsons, the Rev. Robert A. Berry and wife, Myra, of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; David Berry of Moncks Corner; three granddaughters, Christine Berry Kelly and husband, Ron, of Greenville; Sarah Lynn Berry Tschinkel and husband, Paul, of New York City; Martha Berry and husband, Marc Miller, of New York City; and 12 great grandchildren.

BIRD, SUSAN ALINE MORGAN Place of Birth: Dayton, TN Parents: Gideon B. Morgan & Martha Melinda Majors Morgan (both dec’d) Residence: Summerville, SC, lifetime resident of Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN Religion: Ridgedale Baptist Church & Grace Sunday School Class in Chattanooga, TN DOD: Wednesday, 8 January 2003, Summerville, SC Survivors: Son: Donald E. Bird, Sr. (Erma) of Chattanooga, TN Daughter: Martha Bird Dagnan (Jack) Ladson, SC Grandchildren: DeEtte (David) Rievley, Susan Melinda (Kenny) Weeks, Robert Michael (LaDema) Dagnan, Donnie E. (Jane) Bird, Deborah (Chris) Chase and Douglas Bird Great-grandchildren: David Allen Rievley, II, Morgan Simon, Paige Dagnan, Colby Weeks, Emma Chase and Abbie Chase. Predeceased: Husband: William Elmer Bird Siblings: Harry Wilbur Morgan, Barney G. Morgan, Reese Morgan, Coy Morgan, Charlie Morgan, Grady Morgan, Louise Sharp, Ruby Anderson, Mary Lampe, Myrtle Blevins, and Eva Ivester. Services: Saturday, 11 January 2003, Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Ridge Chapel. Memorial service will take place at a later date in Charleston, SC through J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. 2180 Greenridge Rd. Chapel Burial: in Lake Wood Memory Gardens South. Funeral Home: Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Ridge Chapel, 404 South Moore Road. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Thursday, 9 January 2003.]

BLAKE, JETTIE DOD: Thursday, 14 Nov 2002 Residence: Moncks Corner, SC Mother of: Mrs. Jerri Samuels of Conway, SC Mr. Clarence Limehouse of New York Mr. Leon Limehouse of Chicago, IL Sister of: Mrs. Willie Mae Parker of Philadelphia, PA Services: Gethers Funeral Home., Inc. Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Saturday, 16 Nov 2002.]

BLAKE, LAURA DOB: 11 July 1920 POB: Georgetown, SC Father: Marion Edward Meeks Sr.(deceased) Mother: Carrie Lee Harrelson Meeks (deceased) Occupation: International Paper Co., retired clerk Religion: First Baptist Church & Platt Sunday School Class DOD: 30 December 2002, Monday POD: Georgetown Memorial Hospital Survivors: Husband: Frank M. Blake Son: James L. Williams, Sr. of Glen Burnie, MD Grandson: James L. Williams, Jr. Granddaughter: Arlena Olivia Williams Great-grandchildren: Mean Gassmann, Katie Gassman, C.J. Gassman, Jimmy Williams & Elizabeth Williams Brothers: Julius Meeks of North Augusta Dolan Williams, Jr. of Denver, NC Sister: Beulah Seale of Georgetown, SC Nieces & nephews Services: 1 January 2003, Wednesday, First Baptist Church Entombment: Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, by Graham Funeral Home. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 31 December 2002, Tuesday.]

BLAKELY, Francis Entered into eternal rest on the morning of March 12, 2007, Francis Dollbaby Lamar Blakely, widower of Hazel Miller Blakely. Residence, North Charleston, South Carolina. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services at the graveside, Halfway Creek Cemetery, Berkeley County, Thursday afternoon, March 15, 2007, at two o'clock. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL, Wednesday afternoon, March 14, 2007 from five until seven o'clock. Mr. Blakely was born March 30, 1929 in Berkeley County, South Carolina, a son of Willie and Lou Brown Blakely. Mr. Blakely was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith and was a retired Concrete Finisher with Blanchard Construction. Surviving are two brothers, John Edward Blakely of St. Stephens, SC and Arike M. Blakely of Moncks Corner, SC; his long term caregiver, Shirley Mills of North Charleston, SC. Mr. Blakely was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy B. Gaskins and Gladys B. Wright; three brothers, Woodrow, Willard and Floyd Blakely. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website, www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths. Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 3/13/2007.

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Margaret Wyatt Boehler, 71, wife of William "Bill" Boehler of Dunnellon, Florida, formerly of Summerville, died Saturday, April 1, 2006. Graveside funeral services were held April 7, 2006 at 11 o'clock at Summerville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1247 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo, SC 29063. Mrs. Boehler was born June 3, 1934 in Gastonia, NC a daughter of James Baskin Wyatt and Virginia Cathcart Wyatt. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, William "Bill" Boehler of Dunnellon, FL; three sons, Larry Boehler of Lexington, SC; Bobby Boehler and Gregory Boehler, both of Summerville, SC; one daughter, Leta Davenport of Summerville, SC; one sister, Viva Robertson of Ocala, FL; two brothers, James Wyatt of Ocala, Fl, and Donald Wyatt of Germany; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Boehler was predeceased by a brother, Johnny Wyatt. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.

BOHNENSTIEHL, JAMES RONALD DOB: 25 Jul 1946, East St. Louis, IL Age: 56 years Parents: Ralph & Ruth Bohnenstiehl Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Military: USN for over 30 years and retired Master Chief Petty Officer DOD: Monday, 3 February 2003, at a local hospital Survivors: Wife: Kathryn Brown-Bohnenstiehl Children: Janine, Pamela, & Traci Bohnenstiehl Grandchildren: four Brothers: David (Donna) Bohnenstiehl; Charles (Peggy) Bohnenstiehl Father: Ralph (Mil) Bohnenstiehl Predeceased: Mother: Ruth Bohnenstiehl Services: Thursday, 6 February 2003, in Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Burial: will follow at Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 5 February 2003.]

BONDS, MRS. MARIE M. DOB: 20 Nov 1929 POB: Florence, SC Father: Charles P. Motte (deceased) Mother: Marie Tolison Motte (deceased) Religion: First Baptist Church of Harleyville,SC Residence: Harleyville, SC DOD: 31 Oct 2002, Thursday POD: Orangeburg Hospital, Orangeburg, SC Surviving: Spouse: Rev. Hollis E. Bonds, Harleyville, SC Sons: Bruce Hamilton of Spannaway, WA Steven Hamilton of Hendersonville, TN Step-sons: Paul Bonds of Ridgeland, SC David H. Bonds of Leesville, SC Mark Bonds of Beaufort, SC Daughter: Gail Hamilton of Baton Rouge, LA Step-daughters: Deborah Myers of Lexington, SC Elizabeth Weaver of Houston, TX Kim Goodyear of Leesville, SC Brothers: John Motte of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC David Motte of Hanahan, SC Robert Motte of Orlando, FL Grandchildren: thirteen Great-grandchildren: three Services: 2 Nov 2002, Saturday, Bryant Funeral Home Chapel Burial: will follow in Limestone Baptist Church Cemetery, Dorchester, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 1 Nov 2002, Friday.]

Dorothy Margaret Tisdale Bonner, 78, of Moncks Corner, SC, died Aug. 19, 2006, at her residence. The funeral was held 11 a.m. Aug. 21 in the Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, Macedonia. The Revs. Charles Readling and Gary Arnold officiated. Entombment followed in Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.Mrs. Bonner was born Nov. 9, 1927, in Moncks Corner, a daughter of William P. Tisdale and Ada Belle Blake Tisdale DuPree. She was a member of Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church and was the widow of Homer Bonner. Surviving are a daughter, Debbie B. Hood of Macedonia; two sons, Kenneth M. Bonner of Moncks Corner and William B. Bonner of Simpsonville, SC; a sister, Montez Mills Myers of Moncks Corner; two brothers, Bobby Hood and Billy Tisdale, both of Moncks Corner; and five grandchildren. Pallbearers were Willie Mims, David Gaskins, Barry Ackerman, Lewis Dupree "Bubba", Jasper Mills, and Greg Hood.

BONNER, HOMER S. DOB: 21 Sep 1920, in Georgia Age: 82 Parents: William B. Bonner and Donna Gardner Bonner Residence: Macedonia, Berkeley Co., SC Military Service: US Army Veteran of WW II, Korea, and the Phillipines Religion: Member of Pentecostal Holiness Church Occupation: Retired Security Sergeant with the Citadel DOD: Monday, 18 Nov 2002 Charleston Hospital Survivors: Wife: Margaret Tisdale Bonner of Macedonia Sons: Kenneth M. Bonner of Macedonia Reverend W. Benjamin Bonner of Simpsonville, SC Daughter: Deborah B. Hood of Macedonia Five grandchildren. Services: Funeral 11:00 A.M. Thursday 21 Nov 2002 at Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church. Entombment will be in Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens. [Source: The Post and Courier Wednesday 20 Nov 2002.]

BOONE, JOSIAH H. DOD: 24 December 2002, Tuesday Survivors: Spouse: Margaret Boone of Pineville, SC Son: James Boone of Jersey City, NJ Josiah Boone, Jr. of Atlanta, GA Eric Boone of Beaumont, TX Randall Boone of Calhoun, GA Daughter: Mrs. Michelle Garrett of Atlanta, GA Mrs. Barbara Franto of Charlotte, NC Step-son: Willie James Beauford of St. Stephens, Berkeley, SC Jenoris Beauford of Atlanta, GA Ricardo Beauford of Jamestown, SC Step-daughter: Mrs. Donna Morgan of Atlanta, GA Brother: Benjamin Boon of Glen Burnie, MD St. Julian Boone of NYC Sister: Mrs. Evelyn Jackson of Dalton, AL Mrs. Queen Brown of Bronx, NY Services: announced later by Gethers Funeral Home Inc. Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 26 December 2002, Thursday.]

Dr. Niles A. Borop Jr., whose hands were the first to touch thousands of Aiken residents, died May 22 at his home in Aiken at the age of 90. He retired from his private medical practice in the early 1980s but continued to work at the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation 1989. Dr. Borop, Board Certifiied physician in Obstretrics and Gynecology, was an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Aiken Rotary Club, and a member at Houndslake Country Club, where, at the age of 68, he shot a hole-in-one. Born on January 12, 1916, in Shirley, Ill., he attended Eureka College and was a fraternity brother of President Ronald Reagan. His parents, the Rev. Niles Alfred Borop Sr., and his mother, Mary Maude Ceruti, served several Christian Churches in Berkeley County, S.C. He transferred to the University of South Carolina and graduated from the University of South Carolina and the Medical College of the State of South Carolina in Charleston. He opened his first practice in rural North Carolina in 1943. His wife, Meta, remembers Dr. Borop delivering babies in tobacco barns in the rural community where he practiced. He entered the Army as a physician during the Korean War. He moved to Aiken in 1955 and was one of the first obstetricians and gynecologists in the county. Dr. Borop delivered the first set of triplets in Aiken County. In recent years he enjoyed seeing his former patients when he was out for dinner or shopping in Aiken and often being introduced to the men and women he had helped bring into the world over the decades he practiced in Aiken. Dr. Borop is survived by his wife of 62 years, Meta Baggett Borop; a brother, Capt. James David Borop, ret. of Winter Park, Fla.; three daughters, Sara Catherine Mason, of Berwyn, Penn.; Lilian Brannon of Charlotte, N.C.; Susan Trento of Front Royal, Va. and a son, Niles A. Borop III, of Nashville, Tenn.; and two granddaughters. The service was May 27 at 11 a.m. at the St. Stephen Episcopal Church in St. Stephen, S.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the St. Stephen Episcopal Church for maintenance of the cemetery which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Local arrangements were managed by Russell Funeral Home.

Libby Crawford Bost

Lillian Heselden Boyd, 98, widow of Charles Winston Boyd, died Tuesday, February 14, 2006 in Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murell's Inlet, SC. Mrs. Boyd was born January 7, 1908 in Berkeley County; a daughter of the late Herbert Dudley and Ethel Smith Haselden. She was a graduate of Andrews High School and East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Mrs. Boyd taught art, music, and the primary grades in Elizabethtown, NC and Andrews, SC schools prior to her marriage. She was very a active member of Lane Presbyterian Church for many years and after this church closed, she transferred her membership to Union Presbyterian Church in Salters. In addition to her husband, Ms. Boyd was preceded in death by her sister, Jennie Mae Overton of Andrews; two brothers, Herbert Dudley Haselden, who died in service and Tennyson Kenneth Haselden of Andrews. Surviving are her daughter, Brenda Boyd Pringle and her husband Sammy M. Pringle, Jr. of Surfside Beach; granddaughters, Cassandra Smith and her husband Steve, Lisa Smith and her husband Lewis, all of Florence, and Debbie Buford and her husband Tony of Dunedin, FL; grandson, Boyd Pringle of Raleigh, NC; great-grandchildren, Lillian Pringle of Sanford, NC, Kerri Smith, Merritt Smith, Marley Smith, and Winston Smith, all of Florence; sisters-in-law, Thelma Haselden of Columbia, Jo Anne Sires of Kingstree, Bevis Shepard of Georgetown and Frances Lovelace of Durham, NC. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, SC with burial in Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, 114 E Brook Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

BOYETTE, KATHLEEN LEWIS DOB: 2 July 1956, Philadelphia, PA Age: 46 years old Parents: Harmon M. and Hattie Grohotolsky Lewis Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Husband: William J. Boyette Occupation: Computer Systems Analyst Education: Graduate from R. B. Stall High School , Trident Technical College-AS Attended University of South Carolina DOD: Monday, 4 Nov 2002 Survivors: Husband of Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Brother: Robert Shane Lewis of North Charleston, SC Services: Saturday, 9 Nov 2002, J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel, Burial will be private. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Thursday, 7 Nov 2002.]

BRADLEY, GRACE TRULUCK DOB: 31 May 1923, in Florence, SC Age: 79 years Parents: Eugene David & Edna Moore Truluck Residence: Harleyville, Berkeley Co., SC Education: Sherwood High School, graduate Religion: Harleyville Southern Methodist Church Occupation: Carolina Girlswear & School Timer Dress Factory, seamstress Spouse: Eldridge E. Bradley (dec’d) DOD: Tuesday, 11 February 2003, at her residence Survivors: Son: Michael “Mickey” Bradley, Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Daughter: Brenda (Larry) Davis of Harleyville, Berkeley Co., SC Sisters: Orilla T. Dowling, Timmonsville, SC; Hazel T. Perry, Florence, SC Grandchildren: Jana Katlin Bradley; Givhans; Sabrina Davis Hicks; Larry Wayne Davis, II of Greenville, SC Step-great-grandchild: Alexis Grace Hicks, in Greenville, SC Predeceased: Brother: David Eugene Truluck, Jr. Services: Saturday, 15 February 2003, graveside, Sumter Cemetery [The Post & Courier Newspaper, Thursday, 13 February 2003.]

Carol Ann Champion Bradshaw, 65, of Summerville, SC, a former purchasing agent for the Department of the Navy, died July 6, 2006, in the Hospice Center. The funeral was held 10 a.m. July 10, at the Graveside in Plantation Memorial Gardens. The Rev. James Phillips officiated. Interment followed. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.Mrs. Bradshaw was born May 15, 1941, in Pleasantville, NJ, a daughter of William E. Champion and Edna Price Champion. Surviving are her husband, Clarence E. Bradshaw; two sons, William E. Bradshaw of Goose Creek and Kenneth E. Bradshaw of Vancouver, Wash.; a sister, Edna M. Essington of Hollywood, Md.; a brother, William R. Champion of Summerville; and six grandchildren.

Ella Lee Gaskins Bradwell, 77, of Awendaw, S.C., died April 25, 2006, in a local nursing home. Arrangements were directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.

Leroy Brassell

Lillian Beatrice Brassell

BREWER, KATHLEEN DOD: Nov 2002 Parents: Mr & Mrs. Frank F. Brewer of Moncks Corner, SC Services: Monday, 11 Nov 2002, Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Monday, 11 Nov 2002.]

Adell Brinson

Annie Brinson

J Stafford Brinson

Jean Small Brinson

BRINSON, MATTHEW JINKS “M.J.” DOB: 14 February 1930; Age: 72 years POB: Berkeley, SC Father: Matthew Jinks Brinson Mother: Nonie Eady Brinson Religion: Baptist Occupation: Oneita Mills employee, retired Predeceased: Spouse: Mae Dell Garrett Brinson Spouse: Angela Lambert Brinson DOD: 10 December 2002, Tuesday POD: Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Sons: Timmy Brinson, Billy Brinson, Matt Brinson, Kenny Brinson, all of Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Daughter: Annette B. Smith of Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Brother: Sam Brinson of Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Sisters: Alice B. Welch & Rosa Lee B. Peagler both of Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: 7 Services: 13 December 2002, Friday, graveside in Brinson Family Cemetery, Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Directed by Russell Funeral Chapel, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 12 December 2002, Thursday.]

Milton Brinson Sr

William Aiken Brinson

BRITTINGHAM, JANET SHORES Father: Elton Shores (deceased) Mother: Irene Murray Shores (deceased) Religion: Church of God of Prophecy of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: 3 December 2002, Tuesday POD: local hospital Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Husband: Rev. Clifford Raymond Brittingham of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Daughters: Melodye Martin of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Bonnie Raye of AZ Sons: Rev. Richard Brittingham of Walterboro, SC Robert Brittingham of Chattanooga, TN Clifford Brittingham of Chattanooga, TN Sister: Sharon Lewis of Salisbury, Maryland Grandchildren: 7 Great-grandchildren: 3 Services: 7 December 2002, in Maryland, arrangements handled by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406 [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 5 December 2002, Thursday.]

BRITTON, LOTTIE POWERS DOB: 3 September 1897; Age: 105 years POB: Carvers Bay, Georgetown, SC Father: William Nathan Powers (deceased) Mother: Sarah Ellen Johnson Powers (deceased) Education: Winyah School in Georgetown, SC Spouse: William Joseph Britton, Sr. (deceased) married: 11 Nov 1914. Residence: after marriage moved to “Britton’s Curve”, Charleston, SC Occupation: SC Dept. of Education , Supervisor of the lunch program, retired at age 70. Organizations: National Society of the American Revolution, Life member, Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3142 Awards: Charleston’s County Outstanding Citizen by the Senate & House of Rep. Order of the Palmetto, 31 August 1997 Religion: Calvary Baptist Church, Meggett, SC DOD: 16 December 2002, Monday POD: Summerville, SC Predeceased: Daughters: Evelyn Britton Hutto Green Lottie Britton Howard Rhodes Grandson: Charles Robert Waters Survivors: Sons: J. Foster (wife: Irene) Britton of Summerville, SC William Joseph Britton, Jr. of Charleston, SC Isaac Ripon (wife: Faye) Britton of Jackson’s Gap, AL Wilson Kenneth (wife: Brenda) Britton of Hollywood, SC Charles Edward (wife: Roma Lee) Britton of Georgetown, SC Daughters: Caroline B. Waters of North Charleston, SC Lois B. Boyles of Winter Garden, FL Ann B. (husband: Larry) Rhodes of Jackson, FL Grandchildren: 19 Great-grandchildren: 31 Great-great-grandchildren: 24 Services: 19 December 2002, Thursday. James A. Dyal Funeral Home Chapel, 303 South Main Street, Summerville Entombment: Dorchester Memory Gardens, Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 18 December 2002, Wednesday] [Note: This obituary contained much more information along with photo.]

Lillian Brooks

BROWDER, AL CROOKS, SR. DOB: 24 August 1932 in St. Stephens, Berkeley Co., SC Parents: Clifton Barnette Browder & Martha Crooks Browder Residence: St. Stephen, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Truck Driver, retired Military: US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict DOD: Sunday, 2 February 2003, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Survivors: Second wife: Doris Thames Waters Browder Daughter: Lori B. “Lolo” Wood of Pimlico, SC Sons: Al C. Browder, Jr.; Henry B. “Barney” Browder both of Summerville, SC; Tracey S. Browder of St. Stephen Step-daughters: Laurie Burns of St. George, SC, Terry Reaves and Lynn Russell both of Mt. Pleasant, SC Stepsons: John Waters & Hugh Waters, both of St. Stephens, Berkeley Co., SC Sister: Gloria B. Sanders of Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Grandchildren: eight Step-grandchildren: eight Predeceased: First wife: Juanita Jackson Browder Daughter: Barbara E. “Buffy” Browder Services: Wednesday, 5 February 2003, at the graveside in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, St. Stephens, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: St. Stephen Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tuesday, 4 February 2003.]

BROWDER, FLORENCE ERICKSON DOB: 30 May 1914, Brooklyn, NY Age: 88 years Parents: Olof Erickson & Ester Steen Erickson Residence: St. Stephen, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: US Dept. of Agriculture, employee Religion: St. Stephen Episcopal Church and the Morning Star Chapter #121 OES. DOD: Wednesday, 15 January 2003, at her residence Survivors: Husband: Henry Oneal Browder Sisters: Alice Olsen of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Ruth Walsh of East Meadow, NY Brother: Arthur Erickson of East Meadown, NY Services: Saturday, 18 January 2003, at graveside Burial: St. Stephen Church Cemetery, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: St Stephen Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday, 17 Jan 2003, & Sat. 18 Jan 2003.]

Fred Browder, 88, husband of Nettie P. "Peach" Browder, died Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at his residence. Mr. Browder was born October 7, 1917 in St. Stephen, SC; a son of Henry and Polly Kelly Browder. He was a graduate of St. Stephen High School and The Technical School of New York City. Mr. Browder was a businessman and a farmer. He enjoyed working with his hands, especially to design and fabricate steel and he loved the outdoors. Mr. Browder was a longtime member of Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 49 years are three sons, Charles E. McGill, Jr., Lenton B. McGill, and John C. McGill; one sister, Margaret B. Boemer of Nashville, TN; grandsons, Charles E. McGill, III, Bryan Spann, Fred Browder McGill, and William C. McGill; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Cedar Swamp Methodist Church.

BROWER, IDA DOB: 12 April 1909, in Texas Age: 93 years Parents: Tai Kodama and Hisa Aiona Kodama Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Religion: Member of Smyrna United Methodist Church Clubs: State Flea Market Assoc. Education: Grad of Berggman Private School, Charleston, SC DOD: Wednesday, 6 Nov 2002, in a local nursing home Survivors: Brother: Jack Kodama of Georgia Sister-in-law: Betty W. Kodama of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Nieces: Laura Ann Shroyer of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Kathy Jo Shealy of Charleston, SC Nephews: Henry “Gene” Kodama of Summerville, SC William “Billy” Kodama of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Services: Sunday, 10 Nov 2002, Smyrna Methodist Church, Interment will be private. Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Friday, 8 Nov 2002.]

Claudia Brown

Jason Robert Brown of Brooklyn, NY died July 2, 2006, in Brooklyn. Funeral services were held July 10 at Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church with the Rev. Chucky Lloyd officiating. Burial, directed by Gethers Funeral Home, was in Gourdine Cemetery.Mr. Brown was born October 21, 1978, in Brooklyn, son of Junor and Eartha Lloyd Brown. He was a graduate of Eramus Hall High School and attended Queens Borough Community College. Jason was an entrepreneur and opened his own business, Mention Motors, at the age of 24. He was also employed by Standard and Poor as well as by American Eagle Airlines. Survivors include: parents, Junor and Eartha Brown; sisters, Aprille, Kim and Tammy; brother, Michael; grandparents, Stanley and Victoria Brown; brothers-in-law, Winston Courtney and Gabriel Gordon; and his fiancée, Nina Grayson.

BROWN, KATE DOB: 9 Sep 1929, Lyons, GA Age: 73 Residence: Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC DOD: Friday, 15 Nov 2002 Survivors: Husband of 32 years: Bennie Brown of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Sons: Wendell Lott of Jacksonville, FL Tommy Lott of St. Mary’s, GA Danny Lott of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Brother: Parnell Dixon of Bedford, TX Seven Grandchildren: Timmy, Shawn, Tonya, Rebecca, Crystal, Leslie, and Guerin; Six Great-grandchildren: Cody, Alexis, Danielle, Megan, Hayley, and Logan. Predeceased: Parents: Hinton and Rainey Dixon (nee Wilkes) Services: Tuesday, 19 Nov 2002; McAlister-Smith Funeral Home 100 S. Goose Creek (Hwy. 52) burial to follow at Plantation Memorial Gardens, Moncks Corner, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Sunday, 17 Nov 2002.]

BROWN, MICHAELWILSON DOB: 1 April 1941, in Windsor, SC Parents: Cleon M. Brown & Nina Williamson Brown Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Sears, Service Advisor Education: University of South Carolina, graduate Military: U.S. Army veteran DOD: Wednesday, 29 Jan 2003 Survivors: Sons: Michael W. Brown, Jr. of Enola, PA & Kevin M. Brown of Charleston, SC Brothers: David G. Brown & Cleon M. Brown both of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Sister: Rita Brown Acree of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Grandchildren: Josh Brown, Maggie Brown, and Tori Brown Predeceased: Granddaughter: MacKenzie E. Brown Services: Saturday, 1 February 2003, J. Henry Sthur Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel. Interment: will follow in Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday, 31 January 2003.]

BROWN, REBECCA DOB: 27 Dec 1920; Age: 81 years POB: Cross, Berkeley, SC Father: Eddie Pinckney (deceased) Mother: Alice Glover Pinckney (deceased) DOD: 2 Nov 2002 POD: Trident Medical Center Survivors: Children: Edward (Martha Pinckney Joseph (Loretta) Brown Doris A. Brown Willie (Diane) Brown Charlie Brown all of Cross, Berkeley, SC Raney Brown of Bronx, NY Ella Mack, of Manhattan, NY Alberta (Joseph ) Evans of Fort Worth, TX Everlena (Kelvin) Jefferson of Riverdale, NY Richard (Betty) Brown of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Adopted son: Sgt. Earl Brown of CA Sisters: Adia McCray Jeanette Williams, Decatur, GA Hanna Smalls, Pineville, Berkeley, SC Brothers: Joseph Pinckney of Columbia, SC Sam Bradley of Cross, Berkeley, SC Step-brother: George Wigfall of Cross, Berkeley, SC Step-sister: Mae Smalls of Charleston one aunt and two brother-in-laws Services: 9 Nov 2002, Saturday, at Zion United Methodist Church , Cross, SC Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Cross, Berkeley, SC S. C. Eutawville Community Funeral Home. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 8 Nov 2002, Friday.]

Brown, Robert Elijah II

BROWN, SARA JANE BROCKINGTON Age: 82 years POB: Nesmith Father: Herbert Benjamin Brockington Mother: Olive Ann Nesmith Brockington Education: Williamsburg Public School Religion: Nesmith Baptist Church & Cedar Swamp Methodist Church Occupation: Warsaw Manufacturing for many years DOD: 11 December 2002, Wednesday POD: Kingstree hospital Survivors: Husband: G. Willard Brown of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Sons: Bruce (wife: Dot) Brown of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Allen (wife: Donna) Brown of Santa Rosa, CA Harry Brown of Darlington, SC Daughter: Audrey Brown Harris of Coward, SC Grandchildren: 7 Great-grandchildren: 8 Services: 14 December 2002, Saturday, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel Burial: will follow at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper 13 December 2002, Friday.]

Annie Brunson

BRYAN, MAE EADIE DOB: 19 October 1927 POB: Lanes, SC Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Edie (deceased) Religion: Highland Park Baptist Church DOD: 16 December 2002, Monday Predeceased: Daughter: Rachel Bryan Surviving: Husband: William Leonard Bryan of Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Daughter: Patricia B. (husband: Randy) Kemmerlin of Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: Bryan Kemmerlin & Jennifer Kemmerlin of Hanahan, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 17 December 2002, Tuesday.]

Mrs. Mavis C. Bryant of North Charleston joined her beloved husband Joe Bryant in eternal rest on Aug. 11, 2006.Mrs. Bryant was born and grew up in England, the daughter of the late Eric and May Ching. She graduated from Howell's Girls School in Cardiff, Wales. In 1956 she married Joe Bryant, an airman in the USAF, and soon after made America her home. As a loving wife and mother, she spent the rest of her wonderfully full life as the heart and soul of her family. Always there for her family and friends, she was very active as a volunteer in countless youth and school organizations.She will be missed beyond description by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Ava Bryant Ayers and her husband, Richard of Hanahan, her son Ric Bryant and his wife, Jennifer of Hanahan, four granddaughters, and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services were held Aug. 15 at Parks Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. Burial was in Summerville Cemetery. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, Inc., 130 West 1st North St., Summerville, SC 29483.

BULAT, PATRICIA M. “PAT” DOB: 20 April 1926; Age: 76 years POB: Milwaukee, WI Father: Gerald Potter (deceased) Mother: Harriet Jeanette (Rafferty) Potter Residence: formerly lived in NJ before moving to Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: 20 December 2002, Friday POD: Trident Medical Center in North Charleston, SC Survivors: Spouse: John W. Bulat of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Son: John J. (wife: Connie) Bulat of Picolo, TX Daughter: Carol (husband: Stephen) Powers of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Grandsons: Stephen & Michael Powers Services: 23 December 2002, Monday, at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Burial: will be at Plantation Memorial Gardens, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 22 December 2002, Sunday.]

Laura Harvey Burbage, 79, of New Hope, a retired Naval Finance Office employee, died Tuesday at a North Charleston hospital. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Friday, at New Hope United Methodist Church. Burial, directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Burbage was born April 28, 1927 in Berkeley County, a daughter of Fred Harvey and Grace Ward Harvey. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and the ladies auxiliary. She was first married to Harold P. Jones and was the widow of Arthur Burbage. Surviving are two sons-Hal Jones and Ed Jones both of James Island; brother-Carl Harvey of Moncks Corner; sister-Marguerite Tucker of Santee; four grandchildren-Justin Jones, Dru Jones, Kendall Jones and Garrett Jones. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday evening. Published in the Charleston Post & Courier.

BURBAGE, LINNIE HUFF Age: 93 years POB: Berkeley County, SC Father: George Huff (deceased) Mother: Jessie Burbage Huff (deceased) Occupation: Charleston Manufacturing Co. retired Religion: First Church of the Nazarene, Hanahan, Berkeley, SC Sandridge Baptist Church Predeceased: Spouse: Frank D. Burbage DOD: 8 December 2002, Sunday POD: Charleston , SC hospital Survivors: Daughters: Annie Lee Singletary of Ridgeville, SC Mae Varnadoe of Hollywood, SC. Eunice Mims of N. Charleston, SC Son: Frank D. Burbage, Jr. of Silverton, Oregon Sisters: June Ebo of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Anita Fillinger of Annapolis, MD Grandchildren: 14 Great-grandchildren: 21 Great great-grandchildren: 7 Services: 11 December 2002, Wednesday in Sandridge Baptist Church Burial: will follow in Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 10 December 2002, Tuesday.]

Entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 31, 2006, Mr. Joseph L. Burgess of St. Stephen, SC, father of Mr. William (Conchita) Burgess of St. Stephen, SC and Mrs. Naomi (Frank) Brown of St. Stephen, SC; brother of Mr. Henry Burgess, Jr., Mrs. Catherine Johnson, Mrs. Lizzie Lessington and Mrs. Rosa Bell Jefferson all of New York. Funeral notice later. Arrangements by GETHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 200 Grace Street, Moncks Corner, SC, (843) 761-8519.

Joseph L. "Nunsey" Burgess of St. Stephen died Aug. 31, 2006, at Hospice of Charleston Center, Mt. Pleasant, SC. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at St. Mary's Holiness Church with Elder Sandy W. Wilson and Bishop Henry Bennett officiating. Burial, directed by Gethers Funeral Home, Inc., was in Peru Cemetery. Mr. Burgess was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Russellville, SC, son of Henry and Mary Burgess. He was educated in Berkeley County schools. He was a United States Army veteran. He was the widower of Ernestine Burgess who preceded him in death on June 29, 2006.Surviving are two children, William (Conchita) Burgess and Naomi (Frank) Brown; three sisters, Kathleen (Jr.) Johnson, Lizzie (Benny) Walker and Rosa Belle Jefferson; one brother, Henry (Rosa) Burgess; one daughter-in-law, Myrtle Murrell; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.He was predeceased by his stepson, Willie Murrell, Jr.

Mr. David W. Burleson, 65, went home to be with his Lord on June 12, 2006. A service to celebrate the life of David W. Burleson was held at 11 a.m., June 15, at Faith Baptist Church, with the Revs. Curtis Williams and Jerry Phillips officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.David was born in Asheville, NC, Jan. 20, 1941, a son of the late Vantus and Edna Johnson Burleson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, George Burleson and by a sister, Bonnie Teasdale.He was retired from Alltel Communications with more than 30 years of service to the company. He was also manager and baritone singer for the former gospel group The Travelers, had coached Little League baseball for 20 years and was an avid photographer.He was a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church for many years and served as choir director. He had a great love for God and his church family held a special place in his heart.Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Lucille Ard Burleson of the home; his sons, Billy Burleson and wife, Lisa of Norwood and Denny Burleson of Tampa, Fla.; his daughters, Tammy Sims and husband, Randy of Peachland and Christy Womack and husband, Ryan of Wadesboro; his grandchildren, Brittany, Nathan, Brinley, Jason, Morgan, and Lydia.Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, Bobby Burleson and wife, Trell of Branchville, S.C., Paul Burleson and wife, Beulah of Orangeburg, S.C., Martha Jackson and husband, Henry of Moncks Corner, S.C., Catherine Catchings and husband, Bill and Betty Boone and husband, Calvin, all of Bowman, S.C., and Elsie Scurry of St. Stephen, S.C.; and his special friends, Joey and Debbie Ricketts and their son, Corey, of Wadesboro and his church family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 3520 Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001. Leavitt Funeral Home in Wadesboro in charge of arrangements.

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