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Rachel Nettles Tanner, 63, of Santee Circle, S.C., a former clerk for the Berkeley County Auditor's Office, died March 25. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home

TANNER, REBECCA IRENE DOB: 1 July 1932; Age: 70 years POB: Elkview, W. VA Father: Elbert Beaver (deceased) Mother: viola Belle Starcher Beaver (deceased) Education: Elkview High School, Elkview, W. VA DOD: 18 December 2002, Wednesday POD: residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Daughters: Amy M. Tanner of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Kathy Green of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Son: Tim Tanner of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: 6 Brother: Robert Beaver of Kenna, W. VA Services: 21 December 2002, Saturday, Crowfield Baptist Church, Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Burial: will be private, directed by Tri-county Cremation Center, 11000 Dorchester Rd. Summerville, SC 29485 [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 21 December 2002, Saturday.] Photo included with obituary.

TANNER, ROBERT WINFRED Age: 81 years Residence: Georgetown, SC Military: US Army, veteran Occupation: Georgetown Ferriduction employee Spouse: Gertie Eaddy Tanner (deceased) Services: Mayer Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 14 Nov 2002, Thursday.]

TASTE, ANTHONY LEVY DOB: 20 September 1965; Age: 37 years POB: Cross, Berkeley, SC Father: James Taste Mother: Lillie Mae Taste Education: Berkeley County public schools DOD: 5 December 2002, Thursday POD: residence: 112 Rover Bend Road, Cross, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Wife: Lucille Taste Sons: James Levy Lewis of Bowman, SC Anthony D. Casey of Cross, Berkeley, SC Brothers: Johnny Lee Taste of Eutawville, SC Benjamin Taste of Cross, Berkeley, SC Nathaniel Taste, Joseph Taste, & Eric Taste all of Eutawville, SC Grandmother: Mary Taste of Loris, SC Services: 10 December 2002, Tuesday, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Cross, Berkeley, SC Burial: will follow in Walworth Cemetery, Eutawville, SC, Eutawville Community Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 8 December 2002, Sunday]

TAYLOR, ERNEST “ERNIE” Residence: 2447 Cainhoy Rd. Huger, Berkeley Co., SC Age: 85 years DOD: Friday, 3 January 2003 Survivors: Wife: Ernestine S. Taylor Daughter: Lillian Jones (Lewell), Rosa Wilson, Carol Richardson (Russell), Evelyn Thompson (Marion), Dot S. Scott, Mrs. Brenda Rivers, Mrs. Maxine Turner, Sons: Rev. Richard Taylor (Albertha), Leon Taylor (Dr. Joan), Vicent Taylor (Cynthia), James Baldwin, Earl Gibbs Predeceased: The father-in-law of Mrs. Virginia Simmons. Isiah Simmons & Emily Stokes Brother: Glennie Taylor (Thalma) & Mr. Maxie Rogers Services: Funeral Home: W.M. Smith-McNeal Funeral Home Inc. 4129 Hwy 17N. Awendaw, SC. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Saturday, 4 Jan 2003.]

TAYLOR, RAYMOND EDWARD, SR. DOB: 14 March 1930, in Macedonia, Berkeley Co., SC Age: 72 years Parents: John Henry Taylor & Norma Tarte Taylor Residence: Macedonia, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Berkeley County, SC, Tax Assessor, retired Religion: Providence Baptist Church, member Military: U.S. Army, veteran Korean Conflict Volunteering: Berkeley Lodge #269 AFM; Mt. Hope Lodge #128 AFM; Shriner, Scottish Rite, member Education: attended Macedonia schools DOD: Monday, 24 February 2003, in North Charleston, SC Survivors: Daughter: Wanda T. Ackerman (Vern) of Bonneau, Berkeley Co., SC Sons: Raymond E. Taylor, Jr. (Deanna) of Macedonia, SC; Henry Taylor (Beth) of Bonneau, SC Sisters: Hildred Davenport of N. Chas., SC & Nelda Mae Farmer of Alvin, SC Brother: J. Barry Taylor of Macedonia, SC Grandchildren: six Services: Thursday, 27 February 2003, in the Providence Baptist Church Interment: in Taylor Cemetery Funeral Home: Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 26 February 2003.]

THAMES, ELSIE WILLIAMS DOB: 19 Mar 1922, Covington County, AL Age: 80 years Parents: of the late, Amer Jerome Williams and Gladys Williams Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Widow of: Hugh Thomas Thames Education: schools in AL Occupation: retired as a Personnel Manager with Woolworth Religion: Member of Tall Pines Baptist Church DOD: Monday, 4 Nov 2002, at her residence Survivors: Daughters: Eleanor Jean Feagin of Ladson, SC Carolyn Joan Sumner of San Antonio, TX Son: Annuit Bud Thames of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC 6 Grandchildren 11 Great-grandchildren Services: Saturday, 9 Nov 2002; at Tall Pines Baptist Church, 645 Treeland Drive, Ladson, SC. Burial will be in Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Charleston, SC. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Friday, 8 Nov 2002.]

Carol Lee Singleton Thomas of Dover, Del., formerly of Oakley, SC, died Aug. 6, 2006, in Dover. Funeral services were held Aug. 11 at Gethers Funeral Home Chapel, Moncks Corner, SC with burial in New Home Baptist Church Cemetery, Oakley, SC. Mrs. Thomas was born Dec. 13, 1940, in Oakley, daughter of Deacon Vera Mae Kane Hill, 86, of Birchwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC passed away July 31, 2006, at Trident Hospital in Charleston, SC. A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mathilda Bauer Kane. Mrs. Hill had lived most of her life in North Bergen, New Jersey and also had made her home in South Carolina for the past 20 years. She retired from Western Electric in 1976 with 25 years of dedicated service. After retirement she and her husband resided and sailed on their sailboat, The Wanderer, along the South Carolina Intercostal Waterway for 6 years and later made their home in Moncks Corner.She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Hill, who passed away in 1992, her daughter, Patricia Anne Treadway, a son, William G. Hill and a sister, Mildred Kane. Surviving are her daughters, Veralyn Cook of Moncks Corner, and Geraldine S. Rogers of Secaucus, New Jersey; a son, Robert E. Hill of Philadelphia, Pa.; brothers, Edward Kane of Secaucus, New Jersey and Robert Kane of Lyndhurst, New Jersey; 12 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. A funeral service was held Aug. 5 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Entombment will be in the Garden Mausoleum at Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens, Clyde.

Command Sgt. Major William Alfred Thomas, US Army, Ret., of Alvin, SC, died July 8, 2006, in a North Charleston hospital.The funeral was held 11 a.m. July 11 in the Eccles United Methodist Church, Huger. The Rev. Bill Burk officiated. Interment followed in the Church Cemetery with full military honors. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.Mr. Thomas was born May 28, 1929, in Huger, SC, a son of Alfred Edward Thomas and Mary Jane Shuler Thomas. He served in both Vietnam and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Eccles United Methodist Church and was a former shipping manager for Reliable Electric. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by a son, George M. Thomas.Surviving are his wife, Ulla Axelsson Thomas; four daughters, Karin T. Vukovinsky of Hartsville, Sarah J. Crawford of Columbia, Donna K. Bonneville of Salisbury, Md., and Jane Lynch of Macedonia; two sons, William A. Thomas, Jr., of St. Stephen and Woodroe E. Thomas of Lincoln, Delaware; four sisters, Dora Gaskins of Macedonia, Rose Harris of St. Stephen, Shirley Gaskin of Huger, and Ida Hilton of Baytown, Texas; two brothers, Charlie Thomas of Bonneau and Joe Thomas of Cleveland, Tenn.; fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Bobby Harris, Charles Tart, Ed Gaskins, Allen Phillips, and Danny Mims.

Betty Jean Murray Thompson, 71, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Moncks Corner, S.C., a retired court reporter, died May 7, 2006, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Austin, Texas. The graveside funeral service was at 11 a.m. May 16 at Westview Cemetery, Moncks Corner. Burial was directed by Russell Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Thompson was born March 22, 1935, in Moncks Corner, a daughter of George Alva Murray and Susie Elizabeth Eaddy Murray. She was a freelance court reporter and owner of Austin Court Reporters for over 20 years. In 1980, she was the first recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for the Texas Court Reports Association (TCRA). She was President of the TCRA in 1992-1993 and was Executive Director from 1994-1999. In 1980, she was named a fellow of the National Court Reporter’s Association and in 1998, she was inducted into the TCRA Hall of Fame. Mrs. Thompson was Office Administrator for Kennedy Reporting Service from 1999 until the time of her death. Surviving are two sons, David W. (Suzanne) Thompson of Austin, Texas and Stephen E. Thompson of Kary, Texas; two brothers, Gerald A. (Charlotte) Murray of Charleston and William W. (Kay) Murray of Moncks Corner; four grandchildren: several nieces and nephews; and several grand nieces and nephews. [Source: “Obituary of Betty Jean Murray Thompson,” May 24, 2006, The Berkeley Independent, newspaper, pg B5, Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, SC. Transcribed by J.C. Block.]

THOMPSON, MARGARET M. DOB: 2 December 1908, in Earle Section of Williamsburg Co., SC Age: 94 years Parents: Clinton Freeman & Sally Tisdle-Freeman (dec’d) Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Westvaco Paper Co., Retired Religion: Pittman Street Baptist Church, charter member; Aldersgate Methodist Church, recent member Volunteering: The Hanahan Senior Citizens Group Hobbies: Gardening, & fishing DOD: Monday, 3 February 2003, Sandpiper Convalescent Center in Mt. Pleasant, SC Survivors: Daughters: Jackie Cox of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC; Connie Bunch of Eutawville, SC; and Jean (Lewis) Mason of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Son: Alfred Thompson of Greensboro, NC Grandchildren: eleven Great-grandchildren: 18 Great great grandchildren: three Predeceased: Husband: Alfred B. Thompson, Sr. Sons: Ralph & Leroy Thompson Services: Wednesday, 5 February 2003, in Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel 7113 Rivers Ave, No. Chas., SC Burial: will follow at Carolina Memorial Park Funeral Home: Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 4 February 2003.]

Tiller, Annelle DOB: 23 Sep 1913; Age: 89 years POB: Chesterfield, SC Father: Dr. Duett Thompson Teal (deceased) Mother: Margaret Addie Isom Teal (deceased) Education: Graduate of Converse College Occupation: Georgetown Public Schools, music teacher, retired Spouse: William Bonneau “Billy” Tiller (deceased) Hobbies: musician and avid bridge player Predeceased by two brothers and four sisters. DOD: 28 Oct 2002, Monday POD: Columbia, SC Survivors: Son: William Bonneau “Beau” Tiller, Jr. of Columbia, SC Daughter: Margaret Annelle Tiller Grant of Rock Hill Grandchildren: William Bonneau Tiller, III Sarah Skardon Tiller Margaret Teal Tiller Henry White Tiller William Bradley Grant Jason Christopher Grant Services: 31 Oct 2002, Thursday, Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church Burial: will follow in Elmwood Cemetery , Mayer Funeral Home. [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 30 Oct 2002, Wednesday.]

Todd, Leatha r. Age: 91 Residence: Georgetown, SC Occuaption: Homemaker Spouse: Percy B. Todd (deceased) DOD: 6 Nov 2002, Wednesday Funeral Home: Graham Funeral Home [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 7 Nov 2002, Thursday.]

TRUELOVE, D.R. DOB: 1 December 1923 POB: Harnett Co., NC Father: Leonard Price Truelove (deceased) Mother: Eunis Florence Baker Truelove Education: Cary High School, Cary, NC Military: US Marine Corps, Sergeant World War II Religion: Deer Park Baptist Church Spouse: Helen Inez Smith Truelove of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Occupation: Naval Weapons Station Fire Dept. Chief, retired Organizations: Goose Creek Rural Vol. Fire Dept. Tri-County Firefighters As. Past Master of Goose Creek Lodge #410, AFM, Scottish Rite Body Omar Temple Shrine DOD: 7 December 2002, Saturday Survivors: Sons: Alan Ray Truelove of San Diego, CA Mark A. Truelove of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Grandsons: Derrick Truelove, Julian Truelove, Nigel Truelove Granddaughter: Imagine Truelove Services: 11 December 2002, Wednesday, in Deer Park Baptist Church Interment: Carolina Memorial Park directed by J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Greenridge Road Chapel [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 9 December 2002, Monday.] More information contained in obituary including photo.

TURNER, EVA BELLE SLOSS DOD: 27 December 2002, Friday Residence: Ladson, SC Survivors: Sister: Lucille (husband: Melvin) Evans Brother: Alfonzo (wife: Mary) Sloss James “Mack” (wife: Ethel) Sloss Nathaniel Sloss Services: to be announced by Albert A. Glover Funeral Home, 113 Bryan St., Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 29 December 2002, Sunday.]

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