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SABB, Mrs. Mamie DOD: 9 Nov 2002, Saturday POD: Lake Moultrie, Nursing Facility, St. Stephen, SC Residence: Greeleyville, SC Funeral Home: Dimery & Rogers Funeral Home of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 11 Nov 2002 Monday.]

SALISBURY, LOUISE HENLEY Age: 97 years DOD: 12 Nov 2002, Tuesday POD: Presbyterian Home, Summerville, SC Spouse: Evans Thomas Salisbury, Sr. (deceased) Services & Burial: 14 Nov 2002, Thursday, Summerville Cemetery. Parks Funeral Home Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 14 Nov 2002, Thursday.]

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Wynona Sanders of Moncks Corner, S.C. those of her beloved children Mrs. Regina Clark and Mr. Eugene H. Sanders Jr. both of Moncks Corner, S.C. are invited to attend her Funeral Services on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 1:00 P.M. at St. James A.M.E. Church, Jedburg, S.C. (Cooperstore) interment: Churchyard. Arrangements by MILLIGAN'S FUNERAL HOME.

SAVAGE, CALVIN DOB: 16 January 1929, in Berkeley Co., SC Age: 74 years Parents: Annie Savage Religion: Providence Baptist Church, attended Senior Sunday Class DOD: Sunday, 2 February 2003 at a Georgetown, SC hospital Survivors: Wife: Hildagard Horton Savage of St. Stephen, Berkeley Co., SC Stepson: William Richard Ritter of St. Stephen, Berkeley Co., SC Stepdaughters: Alice Matthews & Sarah Rebecca Lambert both of Georgetown, SC Grandchildren: thirteen Great-grandchildren: eighteen Great great grandchildren: six Services: Saturday, 8 February 2003, at Russell Funeral Chapel Burial: private [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tues, 4 Feb, 2003 & Fri, 7 Feb 2003.]

SCHATTNER, KEVIN L., SR. DOB: 29 Jun 1947; Age: 55 years POB: Buffalo, New York Mother: Marie Reiter Angelo of Ladson, SC Residence: Ladson, SC Occupation: Various Law enforcement positions over 30 years Religion: St. John Beloved Catholic Church Military: US Navy veteran of Vietnam War serving two tours DOD: 30 November 2002, Saturday POD: local hospital Predeceased: Son: Kevin L. Schattner, Jr. Survivors: Wife: Judy McCarter Schattner of Ladson, SC Daughter Katherine (husband: Robert) Klaibel of Summerville, SC Grandsons: Sean Schattner, Robert Klaibel, Jr., Trevor Klaibel all of Summerville, SC Services: 4 December 2002, Wednesday cryptside at Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum. directed by Parks Funeral Home Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 3 December 2002, Tuesday.]

Mrs. Lois LaRae Reno Schultz, 43, of Cross, S.C., died May 25, 2006, in Cross, S.C. Arrangements were directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.

Frank Herman Schumacher, Jr., 74, of Goose Creek, SC, a former vice-president of ACMI, died Aug. 24, 2006, at his residence.The funeral was held 3:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in the St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Goose Creek. Pastor Stephen Johnson officiated. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner. Mr. Schumacher was born Sept. 24, 1931, in Hoboken, NJ, a son of Frank H. Schumacher, Sr., and Marie Mosinger Schumacher. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Marie S. Proudfoot. Mr. Schumacher served in the US Marine Corps and was a member of the St. Timothy Lutheran Church. He resided with his niece, Kathy Littleton, her husband, Jim, and their daughter, Nicole. In 1983, he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. In spite of this, he was still able to enjoy many more years and was able to lead a full life due to the loving and nurturing care he received from the nurses who dedicated themselves to him. Surviving are a daughter, Tracy Nees and her husband, Steve, of Flemington, NJ; and two grandchildren.

SCRUGGS, BETTY LOU WINDHAM “BOOTS” DOB: 17 July 1933 POB: Lamar, SC Father: Hoyt Windham Mother: Rosa Mae James Bryant Windham Religion: Baptist Spouse: Dwidell Scruggs of Charleston, SC DOD: 7 December 2002, Saturday POD: local hospital Survivors: Sons: Michael (wife: Shannon) Justice of Summerville, SC Patrick (wife: Jennifer) Justice of Summerville, SC Brother: Gary Windham of Holly Hill, SC Granddaughter: Lauren Dale Justice Services: 10 December 2002, Tuesday, graveside at Platnation Memorial Gardens, Hwy 17A, Moncks Corner, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 10 December 2002, Tuesday.]

Louse Seagle, formerly of Bonneau Beach and Isle of Palms, SC, died Wed., July 12 2006, in a Virginia Beach nursing home. Mrs. Seagle was born on Oct. 13, 1918 in Alamance County, N.C. to the late Grover Cleveland Younts and the late Mary Hopkins Younts. She was the widow of the late George P. Seagle. The Seagles first resided at the Isle of Palms, South Carolina in 1973, and moved to Bonneau Beach in 1987. Louise continued to live in Bonneau after George's death in 1993 until 2002. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Bonneau. She is survived by two daughters, Susan S. Boze and husband Fred of Virginia Beach and Joanna S. Rinehart and husband, Richard of Chesapeake; grandchildren Elizabeth Boze of Richmond, Virginia and Joseph Rinehart and wife Dale of Clayton,, N.C.; sister, Ruth Thompson of Burlington, N.C. and half brother, Richard Smith of Reedsville, N.C. A memorial service was held Aug. 12, 2006 at St. Mary's Episcopal Chapel in Hendersonville, N.C. with interment following in the family cemetery. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Virginia, Virginia Beach.

Richard W. Seay, 70, of Pimlico; a retired nuclear engineering employee with the Charleston Naval Shipyard, died Friday at a Charleston hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL. Entombment will be in Plantation Memorial Gardens. Mr. Seay was born August 4, 1935 in Union, SC; a son of James Russell Seay and Gladys Lainer Seay. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in Goose Creek. He was the widower of Paulette Thomas Seay. Surviving are two sons, James Russell "Rusty" Seay of Pimlico, Richard W. Seay, Jr. of Oakley; two stepsons, Jimmy Thomas of Moncks Corner and Jerry Thomas of Lebanon; brother, Bruce Seay of San Antonio, TX; former wife, Irma Wrenn Seay of Summerville. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 1 o'clock until the time of service on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Berkeley County, SPCA, 502 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.

SHAFFER, HELEN RUSH DOB: 14 February 1928 in Friendsville, MD Age: 74 years Parents: Orval George Rush & Ocia Ryan Rush Residence: Summerville, SC Occupation: Homemaker DOD: Saturday, 1 February 2003, at her residence Survivors: Sons: Larry Shaffer of Summerville, SC, James Shaffer of Greenbelt, MD Daughter: Susan Conley of Summerville, SC Sister: Jean Selley Grandchildren: seven Predeceased: Husband: Henry C. Shaffer Services: Wednesday, 5 February 2003, at St. Luke’s Lutheran church, Summerville,SC Burial: will follow in Beaufort National Cemetery Funeral Home: Parks Funeral Home, Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tues, 4 Feb 2003, & Wed, 5 Feb 2003.]

SHEALY, VIRGINIA COOPER Age: 61 years Last residence: Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Occupation: Branton’s Rodd Robbin Resturant-retired manager DOD: 22 Nov 2002, Friday POD: Summerville, SC hospital Survivors: Spouse: Shelton L. Shealy of Macedonia Son: Shel Shealy of Macedonia Daughter: Jamie S. Cooper of Andrews, SC Brothers: Thomas Cooper of Savannah, GA Phillip Cooper of Florence, SC Sisters: Eloise Willard of Columbia, SC Fannie Belle Gaskins of Macedonia, SC Diane Harrelson of Rock Hill, SC Cathy Crews of Andrews, SC Grandchildren: Ryan, Dylan, Hunter, and Todd Services: 25 Nov 2002, Monday at Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church Burial: will be in Macedonia Christian Church Cemetery Russell Funeral Chapel, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 24 Nov 2002, Sunday.]

Reesie Shuler Shelby, 82, of Jamestown, died Friday at a North Charleston nursing home. The funeral will be at 3 p.m., Sunday at New Hope United Methodist Church, Shulerville. Burial, directed by RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, will be in the church cemetery. Ms. Shelby was born August 21, 1923 in Jamestown, SC; a daughter of Jessie Shuler and Estelle Blakeley Shuler. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Gloria Elaine Shelby Moody of Hanahan; son-in-law, Danny Moody of Hanahan; two sisters, Ethelda S. Fort of Shulerville, Sadie S. Lambert of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Scott and Teresa. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday evening.

SHEPERD, ELAINE CAROL DOB: 10 June 1947, in Pittsburgh, PA Age: 55 years Parents: Abner Sachs and Evangeline Genevieve Comer Sachs Residence: Ladson, SC Occupation: Mortgage Banker, retired Religion: Roman Catholic DOD: Tuesday, 21 January 2003, in Ladson, SC Survivors: Daughter: Dawn Scott of Ladson, SC Son: Shawn Shepherd of Albertsville, AL Sister: Linda Sachs of Lebanon, PA Grandchildren: Leah Shepherd of Albertville, AL, Jennifer Grant, Holly Grant, Ray Grant, III and Danielle Hassell, all of Ladson, SC Services: Thursday, 23 January 2003, at Parks Funeral Home Chapel Burial: will follow in Summerville Cemetery [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 22 January 2003.]

SHULER, MIRIAM POB: Lexington, SC Father: Thaddeus Haskell Shull (deceased) Mother: Nettie Livingston Shull (deceased) Education: Columbia College, graduated 1935 Religion: Providence United Methodist Church United Methodist Women Occupation: former schoolteacher Organizations: Master Farm Homemakers Guild Spouse: J. Boyce Shuler (deceased) Daughter: Daphne Elaine Shuler (deceased) DOD: 10 Nov 2002, Sunday POD: The Methodist Oaks in Orangeburg, SC Survivors: Son: Jacob B. (Caroline) Shuler, Jr. of Holly Hill, SC Granddaughter: Hilary Shuler Grandson: Jacob B. “Jake” Shuler, III of Holly Hill, SC Services: 12 Nov 2002, Tuesday, in Providence United Methodist Church Burial: will follow in the church cemetery. Avinger Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 12 Nov 2002, Tuesday.]

Wilson Dibble "Dib" Shuler, Sr., of Honey Hill, SC, a retired electrician for Westinghouse and the Charleston Naval Shipyard, died Thurs., Aug. 3, 2006 at his residence.The funeral was held Aug. 6, in the chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner. The Rev. Greta Bridges officiated. Interment followed in the Honey Hill Cemetery. Mr. Shuler was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Providence, SC, a son of Norman Gordon Shuler and Ida Ann Bair Shuler. He was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and was formerly married to the late Grace Wilson Shuler. Surviving are his wife, Angela Van Allen Mizell Shuler; two daughters, Teresa "Tina" Brinson and her husband, Timothy, of Macedonia and Rosemary "Rosie" Thomas and her husband, Charles, of Cordesville; three sons, J. Allen Shuler and his wife, Sheron, of Woodbane, GA, and M. Keith Shuler and his wife, Debra, and Wilson D. Shuler, Jr., and his wife, Debra, all of Honey Hill; two step daughters, Marie M. Metts and her husband, "Frankie" of Cordesville and Phoebe L. Sanders and her husband, Marcellius, of Moncks Corner; thirteen grandchildren, four step grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Eric Brinson, Steven Brinson, Daniel Brinson, Jamie Shuler, Gabriel Shuler, and Kyle Thomas. Honorary pallbearers were Ryan Thomas and Gabriel Shuler II.

SILVERMAN, ARNOLD H. Age: 87 years Occupation: gemologist, retired Military: US Army veteran Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: 30 December 2002, Monday Services: by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel of Charleston, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 31 December 2002, Tuesday.]

SINGLETON, BEATRICE W. DOD: 4 December 2002, Wednesday Residence: Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Sons: Edward Singleton of NYC Rev. Cleveland Singleton Charles Singleton both of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Daughter: Carol Thomas of NYC Catherine Blakley Emmaline Smith Hattie Terry Alma Lela Singleton all of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Beatrice Smalls of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Services: announced later by Gethers Funeral Home Inc, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 6 December 2002, Friday.]

Mr. Elias Simmons Jr., of North Charleston, SC died Aug. 27, 2006, in Trident Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Brownsville Community Church of God, Summerville with Pastor Robert L. Toliver officiating. Burial, directed by Gethers Funeral Home, Inc., was in Payne Chapel Cemetery, Cordesville, SC. Mr. Simmons was born Jan. 2, 1948, in Cordesville, son of Elder Elias Simmons, Sr. and Margaret Brightman Simmons. He was a 1967 graduate of Berkeley Training High School. He attended Thomas Temple First Born Holiness Church. After moving to New York, he attended the First Church of God in Christ. Elias' passion was singing. Upon returning to South Carolina, Elias attended Brownsville Community Church of God where he sang with the Sanctuary Choir and Men's Choir. He also sang with Truth Tabernacle Male Choir. Survivors include wife, Shirley R. Simmons; father, Deacon Elias (Pastor Eloise) Simmons, Sr.; sister, Evangelist Elaine (Elder Douglas) Wineglass; brothers, Truman (Betty) Brightman, Deacon Walter (Birdie) Simmons. Wilbur Simmons, and Jerome (Janet) Drayton; stepsister, Ramona (John) Mazyck of Strawberry, SC; stepbrothers, Minister Victor (Brenda) Mazyck of North Charleston, SC, Deacon Winfred (Margaret) Mazyck, Lionel (Pamela) Mazyck and Elder Tracy (Chantelle) Mazyck of Goose Creek.

SIMON, JOHN Wilson “Nuckles” DOB: 2 Feb 1957; Age: 45 years POB: Orangeburg, SC Father: John Lincoln Mother: Ms. Elease Simon Religion: St. Stephens United Methodist Church Education: Bowman High School Occupation: worked at the Pentagon, Washington, DC Residence: Capital Heights DOD: 2 Nov 2002, Saturday POD: Maryland Surviving: Son: John Simon Jr. of Capital Heights, MD Mother: Ms. Elease Simon of Bowman, SC Brother: Ike Simon of Bowman, SC Aunts: Ms Ruth Simon, Cherry Simon both of Bowman, SC Phillipine Segar of St. George, SC Mrs Ella Dell Simmons of Harleyville, SC Nieces: two Numerous other relatives and special friends. Services: 9 Nov 2002, Saturday, at the St. Stephens Untied Methodist Church, Bowman, SC Burial: in St. Stephens Cemetery, Bowman, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 8 Nov 2002, Friday.]

SIMMONS, MATTHEW Residence: Longridge, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC DOD: Monday, 30 December 2002 Survivors: Wife: Viola Simmons of Moncks Corner, SC Son: Ernie “Kirby” Simmons, Matthew Simmons, Moncks Corner, SC, Jerome Simmons of Summerville, SC, Dell Simmons of Atlanta, GA, Daughter: Regina Simmons of Moncks Corner, SC, Phyllis Smith of Summerville, SC, Gwen Johnson of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Brother: Virgil Simmons, Frederick Simmons, Sisters: Julie Varner, Priscilla Simmons, Dethair Dangerfield all of Moncks Corner, SC, Herlene Salley of Walterboro, SC Services: Saturday, 4 January 2003, in Greater St. James AME Church Cemetery Funeral Home: Gethers Funeral Homer Inc., Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 1 Jan 2003 & Friday, 3 Jan 2003.]

SIMMONS, MATTIE MAE Parents: Eva A. Grants Simmons & Earl Michael Simmons (dec’d) Son: Earl Michael Simons Daughter: Kristina R. Simmons Brothers: LeRoy W. Simmons, Samuel “Bobby” Simmons & wife Anna Ruth Sister: Jannie Mae Council & husband Malikiah Services: Thursday, 2 January 2003, at Canaan UM Church, Givhans, SC, Rev. J.C. Lane, Pastor Interment: church cemetery Funeral Home: Aiken-Capers Funeral Home. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 1 January 2003.]

Edward Singleton Sr., and Beatrice Westberry-Singleton. She was educated in the Berkeley County Schools.Survivors include: husband, Gene L. Thomas; children, Michelle Thomas, Douglas Thomas, James Thomas, Mark, Latsha, Tammie and Tony Thomas; 13 grandchildren: sisters, Anna C. Blakley, Hattie M. Terry, Emmaline J. Smith, Alma L. Singleton and Beatrice J. Smalls; brothers, Edward Singleton, Jr., Charles Singleton, Cleveland Singleton and Andre S. Myers; two aunts.

Sunday, December 8, 1957, Lake City Tobaccoman Lake City, Dec 7 – (Special) – W. Wesley Singletary, 66, prominent business man and tobacco warehouseman, died at 11:35 this morning after an illness of several weeks. Funeral services will be conducted at three p.m. Monday from the Lake City Baptist Church, by his pastor, the Rev. A. W. Brickle, assisted by the Rev. W. A. Boyd, the Rev. Ross Johnson, the Rev. Morgan Rogers and the Rev. W. E. Abrams of Stuart, Fla. Interment will be in the City Cemetery. Mr. Singletary was born and reared in Florence County, a son of the late Hampton N. and Marinda Ada Courteney. When he was a small child, he was adopted by an uncle, W. J. Singletary. He was educated at Furman University, where he was an outstanding athlete and at Wake Forest, where he studied to be a medical missionary. He was appointed Colonel by both the governor of South Carolina and the governor of Virginia. He was an active member of the Lake City Baptist Church and was president of the Men’s Bible Class for a number of years. He served three terms on the town council and served as mayor of Lake City for one term. He was past president of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Singletary came to Lake City as cashier of the Farmers and Merchants National Bank and after about two years went into the warehouse business in 1919 and was active until his death. He was president of the South Carolina Border Belt Warehouse Association for twelve consecutive years and during this time he helped to organize the Bright Belt Warehouse Association, which covers all of the flue cured area of tobacco, and was vice president for three consecutive terms. When South Carolina warehousemen formed their own association and withdrew from the Bright Belt Association, he was the first president and also member of the sales committee since its organization. At the time of his death, he was a par[t]ner in Singletary Warehouse, president of the Singletary Gin Company, president of W. Wesley Singletary and Son, Inc., president of the Singletary Fertilizer Company, and was a member of the board of directors and finance committee of the Lake City State Bank. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ethel Spivey Singletary of the home; two sons, W. J. Singletary and Paul S. Singletary, both of Lake City; one daughter, Mrs. James Driggers of Lake City and one half-brother, Willard Bourteney [sic] of Lake City. [Source for the above is: “W. Wesley Singletary, Lake City Tobaccoman - Obit,” The State: South Carolina, Lake City, Florence Co., SC, December 8, 1957, Xerox of a newspaper clipping, submitted by Dorothy Thomas Glover, transcribed by Julia Cheatwood Block, 12 Feb 2003]

SINGLETON, HENRY “Dep” Residence: Charleston, SC Service: 10 Nov 2002, Sunday, Elmore Temple I.A.M.E. Church DOD: not given Burial: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Huger, SC G. W. Heyward’s Mortuary 12-14 Dewey Street [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 9 Nov 2002, Saturday.]

SINGLETON, EJURIE P. Residence: Strawberry Section, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Survivors: Daughter: Lillie Mae W. Jenkins of Moncks Corner, SC Step-daughter: Lillie Mae Brown of Bronx, NY Sisters: Alice P. Lawson of Mt. Holly, SC; Jannie Ruth P. Smalls of Strawberry, SC Services: Monday, 3 February 2003 at Joshua UM Church Interment: McKnight Cemetery, Lanes, SC Funeral Home: Scott’s Mortuary [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Sunday, 2 February 2003.]

SIZEMORE, RUFUS EDMAN DOB: 11 July 1921, in Augusta, GA Parents: Rufus F. Sizemore (dec’d) & Ruth Jones (dec’d) Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: E. I. DuPont Co., electrical craft superintendent; retired Military: U.S. Navy during W.W. II Religion: Member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Organizations: The Knights of Columbus Council in Evans, GA, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, local 1579; member DOD: Wednesday morning, 29 January 2003 Survivors: Wife: Mary Benson Sizemore of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Children: Paula Corn of Miami, FL; Janice Jennings of Hollywood, FL; Donna Sizemore of Aiken, SC; Jeffrey Sizemore of Maryville, IL; Stepchildren: Linda Sundance of Plano, TX; John Boolen of Chas., SC; J. Michele Thompson of Aiken, SC; Geradette Braun of Macungie, PA Brothers: Dewey Sizemore of Athens, TN; and Pendleton Sizemore of Opa Locka, FL Half brothers: one of Florida Half sisters: four all of Florida Grandchildren: 23 Great-grandchildren: several Predeceased: First wife, Dorothy Hatcher Sizemore Services: Saturday, 1 February 2003, at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 1106 Fort Drive, Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: J. Henry Stuhr, Inc Greenridge Rd. 2180 Greenridge Rd., N. Chas., SC [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, Thursday 30 Jan 2003 & Friday, 31 Jan 2003.]

Small, Charles, III DOB: 10 Feb 1978 POB: Charleston County, SC Father: Charles Eugene Small, Jr. Mother: Sylvia Annette Avant Gilsson Education: Graduated Georgetown High School Occupation: Quality Control Primary with Georgetown Steel Corp. Hobbies: hunting, fishing Religion: Georgetown Church of God Cause of Death: Automobile accident injuries DOD: 15 Nov 2002, Friday, SC Hospital Charleston, SC Surviving: Parents of Georgetown, SC Fiance’: Nichole Goings of Georgetown, SC Paternal Grandparents: Charles E. Small, Sr. and Dorothy Jacobs Small of Georgetown, SC Brothers: Benjamin Avant & Biff Small both of Georgetown, SC Sister: Debbie Jacobs of Georgetown, SC Services: 18 Nov 2002, Monday, Georgetown Church of God Burial: will follow, Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens, Graham Funeral Home. [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 17 Nov 2002, Sunday.]

SMALLS, FLORINE DOD: 23 Nov 2002, Saturday Last residence: Jamestown, SC Survivors: Children: Eugene Smalls Ms. Jacqueline Richmond both of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Ms. Omelia Rodgers of Jamestown, SC Ms. Ruby Knight of Hempstead, NY Ms. Evelyn Freeman of Johns Island, SC Brother: Heyward Matthews Sister: Ms. Irene Heyward both of Charleston, SC Ms. Creola Matthews Ms. Elise Gary both of Andrews, SC Services: announce later Gethers Funeral Home Inc. Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 24 Nov 2002, Sunday.]

SMALLS, INEZ Age: 52 years Residence: 326 Jeffers Lane, Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: 20 December 2002, Friday Survivors: Sisters: Mabel Jefferson of Goose Creek, SC Dianna (husband: Elvis) Smith of Goose Creek, SC Alice L. (husband: Harry) Simmons of Goose Creek, SC Melva L. Isley of Charleston, SC Beatrice Gilliard of Summerville, SC Brothers: Walter Smalls, Jr. of Goose Creek, SC David (wife: Elizabeth) Smalls of Goose Creek, SC Cleveland Smalls of Goose Creek, SC Rodney Nelson of Columbia, SC Services: 26 December 2002, Thursday in Mt. Carmel R. E. Church, 119 Redbank Road, Goose Creek, SC Burial: in Cayce Cemetery directed by Ministry of Rivers Funeral Home of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 25 December 2002, Wednesday.]

SMALLS, ISIAH, JR. Residence: formerly of Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC DOD: Wednesday, 12 February 2003 in Miami, FL Survivors: Sister: Barbara Smalls of Miami, FL Aunt: Neomia Smalls of (Perry Hill) Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: Milligan’s Funeral Home of Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC [The Post & Courier Newspaper, Fri. 14 Feb 2003, Sat. 15 Feb 2003.]

SMITH, ELIZABETH ANN DOB:16 September 1948, in Atlanta, GA Age: 54 years Parents: Alton J. Watts (dec’d) & Claudia Ward of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Hobbies: Doll & movie collector DOD: Monday, 10 February 2003, Augusta, GA Survivors: Sons: Benjamin Buckley of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC; Kenneth Watts of Knoxville, TN, Adam Chapa of Ocala, FL Daughters: Marie Ard & Candice Powell both of Goose Creek, SC; Geneva Gunnells (Wally) of Summerville, SC Brother: James Floyd (Betty) of Summerville, SC Sisters: Sheila Kanter of Goose Creek, SC; Barbara Wallace of Georgia Niece: Wendy Graham (Nathan) Grandchildren: six Great-grandchildren: one Services: Saturday, 15 February 2003, in the chapel of McAlister-Smith Funeral Home 100 S. Goose Creek Blvd, Berkeley Co., SC [The Post & Courier Newspaper, Thurs. 13 Feb 2003 & Fri. 14 Feb 2003.]

Grace Infinger Smith, 85, of Moncks Corner, S.C., co-founder of Central Hardware, died March 26. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home

Lyndon Henry Lindy Smith, 57, of Moncks Corner, SC, a retired quality control engineer for Behr Heat Transfer, died Tuesday morning in a Charleston hospital. The funeral will be 11:00 AM Thursday morning, Oct. 5, 2006, in the First Baptist Church, Moncks Corner. Interment will follow. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM this Wednesday evening. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 112 East Main St., Moncks Corner, SC 29461. Mr. Smith was born June 8, 1949, in Moncks Corner, SC, a son of Howard Sinclair Smith and Constance Ayrese Harvey Smith. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Moncks Corner. Surviving are, his wife, Linda Hoffman Smith; his mother of Lebanon; three sons, Phillip S. Smith and David J. Smith both of Moncks Corner and Chad H. Smith of Brunswick, GA; two sisters, Connie James of New Hope and Marilyn Smith of Lebanon; two brothers, Wendell Smith of Summerville and Dean Smith of Goose Creek; and six grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family via Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 10/4/2006.

SMITH, MARJORIE THORNLEY Age: 89 years DOD: 29 Oct 2002 POD: Summerville, SC (local hospital possibly Charleston) Survivors: Sons: Edward Earl Smith Jr. Johnny Eugene Smith Grandchildren: four Great-grandchildren: one Services: 2 Nov 2002, Saturday, graveside Summerville Cemetery Parks Funeral Home, Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 1 Nov 2002, Friday.]

SMITH, WILLIAM “BILL” DOB: 23 February 1936; Age: 66 years POB: Jackson, KY Father: Elige Smith Sr. (deceased) Mother: Mary Ann Turner Smith of Jackson, KY Religion: First Presbyterian Church Military: US Army veteran Occupation: Charleston marine Container Inc., engineer, retired Organizations: Mason, & Shriner DOD: 14 December 2002, Saturday POD: residence, Pinopolis Rd., Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Spouse: Glennis Frank Smith Daughters: Susan Hallatt of Buffalo, NY Sharlia Ann Smith of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Sons: Gary L. Smith of Longs, SC Clinton C. Smith of White Lake, MI Sister: Juanita Fraley of Jackson, KY Brothers: Calvin Smith of Foster, KY Elige Smith, Jr., of Jackson, KY Grandchildren: 6 Great-grandchildren: 2 Services: 17 December 2002, Tuesday in Frist Presbyterian Church, Moncks Corner, SC Interment: will be in Berkeley Memorial Gardens directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 16 December 2002, Monday.]

SMITH, WELDON DURHAM DOB: 10 Sep 1931; Age: 71 years POB: Andrews, SC Father: Richard Durham Smith (deceased) Mother: Myrtie Powell Smith (deceased) Education: Andrews Public Schools University of SC Occupation: Accountant Military: US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict DOD: 12 December 2002, Thursday POD: residence Predeceased: Daughter: Rebecca Jean Smith Survivors: Son: John D. Smith of Andrews, SC Daughter: Jennifer Renee Smith of Andrews, SC Granddaughters: Lauren Elizabeth Smith of Columbia, SC Suzanne Ashley Smith of Andrews, SC Sister: Velda M. “Bootie” Smith of Georgetown, SC Brother: Laurie Colman Smith, Sr. of Andrews, SC Former wife: Peggy Ozburn Smith of Andrews, SC Nieces & Nephews Services: 15 December 2002, Sunday at Andrews Memorial Cemetery, officiating: Rev. Billy E. Rufus & Rev. Murray W. Powell. Arrangements by, Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 14 December 2002, Saturday.]

SNOW, CONNIE RUTH WARREN DOB: 1 March 1936, in Charleston, SC Parents: David Asbury Warren & Lucy Reeves Warren (both dec’d) Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Homemaker Religion: Baptist DOD: Thursday, 6 February 2003 Survivors: Husband: Warren D. Snow Sons: Steven Duane Snow of Charleston, SC, Dana Travis Snow of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Sisters: Janet Justice of Manning, SC; Bernadette Collins of Goose Creek, SC Brothers: James R. Warren of Dexter, New Mexico; Thomas Asbury Warren of North Charleston, SC Grandchildren: six Great-grandchildren: two Predeceased: Sons: Kevin O’Haira Snow & Eric Blain Snow Sisters: Anna Hack & Virginia Williams Brother: Mylnor Warren Services: Saturday, 8 February 2003, memorial service at residence Interment: will be private Funeral Home: J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Greenridge Road Chapel [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday, 7 February 2003.]

SPEISSEGGER, JOAN “JOANNE” DRIGGERS DOB: 9 April 1939, in Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Age: 63 years Parents: Hallie Driggers, Sr. & Dorothy Dangerfield Driggers Residence: Cross, Berkeley Co., SC Religion: Pressley Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church, member; Knightsville Church of God of Prophecy, member & piano player Education: Berkeley County schools DOD: Monday, 10 February 2003, at her residence Survivors: Husband: Carroll W. Speissegger Daughters: Darlene Uptain of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Faye Wood & Lora Sweat, both of Summerville, SC, & Joan Bilton of Cross, Berkeley Co., SC Sisters: Jannie Lee Metts of Cordesville, Berkeley Co., SC; Clara Welch of Summerville, SC, Hazel Johnson of Moncks Corner, SC; and Debra Mellor of Denver, CO Brother: Hallie “Skinny” Driggers, Jr. of Kingsland, GA Grandchildren: Gerald Stanley, Amy Hughes, Bobby Wood, Jr., Joshua Wood, Jeffrey Bilton, Landon Sweat, and Jason Bilton Great-grandchildren: three Services: Thursday, 13 February 2003, in Pressley Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church Interment: in Berkeley Memorial Gardens [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 12 February 2003.]

Ellen Yvonne Spencer, 67, of Glenn Martin Lane, Piedmont, S.C., a former cashier, died May 20, 2006, at her residence. Arrangements were directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.

Marion Spiers, The relatives and friends of Mr. Marion Jones Spiers, are invited to attend his funeral service at the First Baptist Church of Bonneau, Monday morning, April 24, 2006, at 11 o'clock. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL until 9 o'clock and at the church from 10 o'clock until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bonneau, P.O. Box 125, Bonneau, SC 29431 or Southern Care Hospice, Inc., 2070 Northbrook Boulevard, Suite B1, North Charleston, SC 29406. Visit our guestbook at Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 4/24/2006.

SPRINGS, INA ESMER POB: Hemingway, SC Age: 70 years Father: Alfred A. Owens (deceased) Mother: Florence Cribb Owens (deceased) Spouse: G. Junior Springs (deceased) Education: Graduate of Pleasant Hill High School Occupation: Homemaker Hemingway Apparel Mfg. Co. retired supervisor Religion: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church DOD: 26 Oct 2002, Saturday POD: Georgetown Hospital Sons: T. Greg Springs of Norfolk, VA Laran Springs of Johnsonville, SC Ronnie E. Cribb of Mt. Pleasant, SC Daughter: Felicia Springs Lewis of Mt. Pleasant, SC Sisters: Mildred “Ilean” Tanner Arletta Jordan, both of Georgetown, SC Connie Hanna of Richmond, VA Grandchildren: eight Services: 29 Oct 2002, Tuesday, in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Burial: Church Cemetery, Morris Funeral Home directing. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 28 Oct 2002, Monday.]

Funeral services for Robert Barnwell Stall, Jr. of Summerville will be held at 11 a.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006. Entombment will be in Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call at Parks Funeral Home, 130 West 1st North St., today, Sept. 22, 2006 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mr. Stall died Sept. 20, 2006 at his residence. He was 88. Mr. Stall was born July 21, 1918 in Charleston, a son of the late Robert B. Stall, Sr., and the late Mattie Orvin Stall. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and was a retired federal housing inspector. Survivors include his wife, Elese Kornahrens Stall; two daughters, Ann S. Bradford and her husband, John R. Bradford, Jr. of Summerville and Debbie S. Porth and her husband, Lynn R. Porth, of Charlotte, N.C.; two sons, Robert B. Stall, III and his wife, Carol, and Howard W. Stall and wife Carolyn, all of Summerville; two brothers, Edward Stall of Florida and Eugene Stall of North Charleston, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Lutheran Hospice, 900 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Suite 200, Mount Pleasant, S.C., 29464 or to New Hope Memorial Fund, c/o 1236 Jedburg Road, Summerville, S.C., 29483. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home of Summerville.

Jamie York Stanley, 34, of Moncks Corner, SC, wife of George "Doug" Stanley, died Tues., May 30, 2006. A memorial service was held Fri., June 2, 2006, in J. Henry Stuhr, Mount Pleasant Chapel. Mrs. Stanley was born Aug. 30, 1971, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, a daughter of William B. York and Helena Marie Romano York. She was a homemaker and loved to spend time with her friends and family. She is survived by her parents, William York and Helena York; her husband, George "Doug" Stanley; a daughter, Jessica Brooke Stanley; and step-son Jason Dalton Stanley, all of Moncks Corner, SC; sisters, Angie Holston and her husband, Tommy, and Nicole Morano and her husband, Edwin, all of Goose Creek, SC; a brother, William York Jr. of Goose Creek, SC and many nieces and nephews. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at

STARKS, BETTY SANDERS DOD: 4 December 2002, Wednesday Residence: Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Spouse: Herbert Starks, Jr. Daughters: Denise Starks, April Starks, Barbara Starks all of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Sisters: Yvonne Jones of Texas Belinda Williams of Florida Vonzetta Shaw of St. Stephens, Berkeley, SC Denise Smalls, Shelia Sanders of New York Brothers: Michael Sanders of Texas James Sanders of New York Norwood Cleveland Jr. & Michael St. Joseph Cleveland of Charleston, SC Tony Cleveland of Pineville, Berkeley, SC Ricky Sanders of Raleigh, NC Marion Sanders Jr. of N. Charleston, SC Services: announced later by Gethers Funeral Home Inc, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 6 December 2002, Friday.]

James Patrick Stephens, 37, of New Hope, SC, a hardwood floor installer, died Sunday in a North Charleston hospital. The funeral will be 11:00 AM Friday morning, Sept. 29, 2006, at the graveside in the Stephens Family Cemetery, New Hope. Interment will follow. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM on Friday. Mr. Stephens was born March 14, 1969, in Charleston, SC, a son of Jack Lamar Stephens and May Ann DeLuca Stephens. Surviving are, his mother of New Hope; three sisters, Jean Pichette of Mt. Pleasant, Barbara Hilton of Moncks Corner, and Sherry Gren of Ridgeville; a brother, Jack Lamar Stephens, Jr., of West Ashley; and many nieces and nephews.

STROCK, WILHELMINA HUGHES DOB: 31 August 1918, in Orangeburg, SC Age: 83 years Parents: Herbert Hughes & Eva Poole Hughes (dec’d) Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Homemaker Religion: Remount Baptist Church, member DOD: Friday, 31 January 2003, in a local hospital Survivors: Husband: Willie D. Strock of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Sons: Henry O. Strock (Ann) Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC; Harry C. Strock (Judy) Bonneau, Berkeley Co., SC; Doyle McClain Strock (Kathy) Sister: Nellie Jackson Corbett of Sally, SC Grandchildren: seven Great-grandchildren: five Service: Sunday, 2 February 2003, at Carolina Memorial Funeral home Chapel, 7113 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC Burial: to follow to Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Saturday, 1 February 2003.]

STROUD, PATSY JEAN STEPHENS DOB: 15 January 1941, Waurika, OK Age: 62 Parents: James Robert Stephens & Minnie Emmaline Yourie Stephens Residence: Bonneau, Berkeley Co., SC Religion: Baptist faith DOD: Monday, 17 February 2003, in a North Chars., SC hospital Survivors: Husband: Earl M. Stroud Daughters: Teresa M. Stroud of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC; Judy S. Lee of Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC; Cheryl J. Heiser of Columbia, SC; Kimberly Stroud of Summerville, SC Son: Earl M. Stroud, Jr. of Bonneau, Berkeley Co., SC Sisters: Susie Young of Cache, OK; Diane Galchutt of Mineral Wells, TX Brothers: James Robert Stephens; Kelly Stephens; & Michael Stephens, all of Cache, OK; & Jerry Martin of Dallas, TX Grandchildren: nine Great-grandchild: one Predeceased: Brothers: Ronnie Martin & Douglas Stephens Services: Thursday, 20 February 2003, in Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Interment: in Plantation Memorial Gardens [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday 19 Feb 2003.]

Funeral services for Rachel Day Stroud of Summerville will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 22, 2006 at Parks Funeral Home Chapel, 130 West 1st North St. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the service. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Park. Mrs. Stroud died Sept. 19, 2006 at a Charleston hospital. She was 82. Mrs. Stroud was born June 2, 1924 in Chester, SC, a daughter of Edgar Lee Day and Cora Ramsey Day. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include two sons, Robbie Stroud, Jr. of Guyton, Ga., and Randy Moss of Niceville, Fla.; a daughter, C. Suzanne Couto of Summerville; two brothers; Lewis Day of Fenton, N.H., and Carlton Day of Great Falls, S.C.; three sisters; Helen Bruening of Hanahan, Barbara Cauthen of Lancaster, S.C., and Tracy Dry of Great Falls, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stroud was predeceased by her husband, Robert L. Stroud. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home of Summerville.

James M. "Pop" Story, age 68, resident of Pass Christian, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Gulfport.Mr. Story was born in Jacksonville, FL and served in the U.S. Navy during Korea and the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He continued serving his country in the civil service as an inspector of war planes until his retirement in 1995. After retirement, he worked for the Diamondhead Country Club and Property Owner's Association and was a member of the 174th Aviation Company.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Pearl W. Story; daughter, Tommie Jean Bayford; and a brother, Wayne Story. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Margaret "Peggy" Story of Pass Christian; children, Elizabeth Anne Pierce of Turlock, CA, James T. Pierce of Covington, LA, and Robin O'Dean Wooley of Wildomar, CA; brother, Charles Story of Charleston, SC; aunts, Thelma Pratt of Panama City, FL and Ruth Metzer of Belt, MT; 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.The visitation was held Monday, June 19, 2006, at Gulf Coast Funeral Homes, Kiln DeLisle Road Chapel from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 20, 2006 in the funeral home chapel at 9:45 a.m. Burial followed at Biloxi National Cemetery with military honors rendered by the United States Army.In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the American Cancer Society, 417 Security Square, Gulfport, MS 39507.

Eloise Parker Coker Sweatman, 74, of Bonneau, SC, died Thursday morning in a North Charleston hospital. The funeral will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in the Bonneau Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment will follow in the Bonneau Baptist Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 10:00 AM until the hour of service on SATURDAY. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Bonneau Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 519, Bonneau, SC 29431. Mrs. Sweatman was born August 24, 1932, in Coward, SC a daughter of George Parnell Parker and Annie Miles Parker. She was a member of the Bonneau Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was an Evangelist and a former Sunday school teacher. She was a charter member and the former treasurer for the Oakley Road Church of God. Mrs. Coker was the former owner of Coker’s Country Crafts, she was a lead singer for the southern gospel group The King's Crusaders, and she was a gospel recording artist. She was the author of the book “Baring My Soul”. She was a seamstress and also a former columnist for the Berkeley Herald. Mrs. Sweatman was the widow of Alfred R. Coker, Sr., and Bob Sweatman. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Wayne Coker, and a daughter, Anne Pickering. Surviving are, two daughters, Allie C. Rich of Moncks Corner and Tammy L. Wicker of Charleston; a son, Rick Coker and his wife, Gail, of Bethera; two brothers, Parnell Parker of Sumter and Irvin “Pete” Parker of James Island; seven grandchildren, Vicki Powers, Kristi Mitchum, Tim Coker, DeAnna Rich, Daniel Rich, Harold Geddings, and Mac Cooper; and three great grandchildren.

Susan Gregory Sweatman, 52, died Aug. 24, 2006, in a Moncks Corner hospital. The funeral was held 5 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner. The Rev. Eddy Knight officiated. Interment followed in the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Jamestown. Mrs. Sweatman was born May 26, 1954, in Elizabeth City, NC, a daughter of Johnny T. Gregory and Bertie Brouthers Gregory. She graduated from North Eastern High School. Mrs. Sweatman loved all her pets, but was especially fond of her cats. Surviving are, her husband, James Franklin Sweatman; a son, James Franklin Sweatman, II of Walterboro; a brother, John Maurice Gregory of Elizabeth City, NC; three sisters in law, Libby Litchfield and her husband David of Macedonia; Eunice Driggers and her husband Bruce and Betty Jo Horrack and her husband Ed all of Moncks Corner; and a brother-in-law, Richard Mitchell of Macedonia. Pallbearers were the South Carolina Highway Patrol including Andy Strickland, David Sprague, Roy Barwick, Ronald Elliott, Brooks Clarke, and Robert Thornley, Tony Buchanon, and Wade Marvin.

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