Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1944


The extracts are listed in the month they appeared in the Dillon Herald and then alphabetically by surname

Be sure and check the index below to see if the obituary you are interested in is one of the many transcriptions available by email

Index of Selected Obituary Transcriptions


JANUARY 




Name:     Robert Burdette Ayres
Parents:  Mr. and  Mrs. John Ayres   
Spouse:  Sue Easterling
Date of Birth/Age:  age 51
Place of Birth:  McColl, SC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Osteen Hospital, Ashville, NC
Place of Burial: Ayres Cemetery, Lake View, SC (WW I Veteran)
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 6, 1944, page 3, col. 3


Name:     William Harvey Beckwith
Date of Birth/Age:  age 57
Date of Death:      November 30
Place of Death:  McLeod’s Infirmary, Florence, SC
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 6, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:  Mrs. W. H. Benton 
Place of Birth:  native of Floydale, Dillon County, SC
Date of Death:      Thursday
Place of Death: Sellers, Marion County, SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 13, 1944, page 1, col. 7    (accident report)


Name:     Infant Son Carmichael
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Autrey Carmichael
Date of Death:  January 10
Place of Death: home
Place of Burial: Fork Cemetery, Fork, SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 20, 1944, page 5, col. 5


Name:     Mrs. T. L. Fore
Parents:  George and Mrs. Manfrey Pastom Dudley
Spouse: G. Lenwood Fore
Place of Birth: native:
Date of Death:  December 21
Place of Death:  Oak Grove, Dillon Co. SC
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Cemetery, Oak Grove, Dillon Co, SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  January 6, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:     Coy Morris
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Jim Morris
Date of Birth/Age:  age 39
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon, SC
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 13, 1944, page1, col. 2


Name:     Carlisle Rogers
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Rogers
Spouse:  Omega Hayes
Place of Birth:  native of Floydale, Dillon Co. SC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 13, 1944, page 1


Name:     Thos. Clyde Rogers
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  age 7
Place of Birth: native:
Date of Death:  January 6
Place of Death: en route to McLeod’s Infirmary, Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Rowland Cemetery, Rowland, NC
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  January 20, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:     Mrs. Mary McCormac Shaw
Date of Birth/Age:  age 70
Place of Death: Little Rock, SC
Place of Burial: Beulah Cemetery
Source and date of issue:    The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 20, 1944, page 5, col. 5


FEBRUARY 



Name:    Clyde Caulder
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Caulder
Date of Birth/Age: Age 3 months
Date of Death: February 6, 1944
Place of Burial: Sardis Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 17, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    J. P. Cook
Spouse: Lucy Baldwin Cook
Place of Birth:  (of Whiteville, NC)
Place of Death: Columbia, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 24, 1944, page 3, col. 3


Name:    Flora Frances Dial
Spouse: Riley Dial
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death: February 5, 1944
Place of Death: Residence Baker Hill Section
Place of Burial:
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  February 17, 1944, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Mary Grantham
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  February 17, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Lester M. Hale
Spouse:  Kate Reardon Hale
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Sumter, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 17, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Jo Ann Hutchinson
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. John L. Hutchinson
Date of Death:  Not given
Place of Death: Wilmington, NC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 3, 1944, page 5, col. 5.


Name:    Sherrill Jones
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones
Spouse:  Myrtle Edwards Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 28
Date of Death: Monday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 24, 1944, page 1, col. 2 (report of accident)


Name:    John Thomas Myers
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Myers
Spouse:   Miss Emma Myers
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Camp Gordon, Tallahassee, Florida
Place of Burial:  Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Hamptonville, NC.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 24, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Vince Oldham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Sanford, NC
Place of Burial: Carburton Methodist Church, Sanford, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 17, 1944, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Tom Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Residence near Latta
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 10, 1944, page 7, col. 2.


Name:    Lula Williamson
Maiden Name:  Graham
Spouse: Dennis Williamson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Date of Death: January 27, 1944
Place of Burial: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 3, 1944, page 1, col. 5.


MARCH


Name:    Morgan S. Bethea
Parents:  Elisha C. and Martha Ann Ellis Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Born April, 1878
Place of Birth: Near Latta, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:
Place of Burial:
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1944, page 5, col. 3.


Name:    Rev. H. C. Bethea
Spouse: Hortense Thomson Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Date of Death:  “This morning”
Place of Burial: Rembert
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1944, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Lawton Carmichael
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Carmichael
Spouse:  Ruby Martin Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Charleston, SC
Place of Burial: Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 2, 1944, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    Claude Davis
Spouse: Minnie Burr Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth: 
Date of Death:  March 11, 1944
Place of Death:
Place of Burial:
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 16, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Gus C. Johnson
Spouse:  Ida Law Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Law Cemetery near Darlington, SC (Veteran of the Spanish American War)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 9, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    J. Paul Jones
Spouse: Hazel Ward Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Brunswick, Columbus County, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1944, page 1, col. 3 (report of accident)


Name:    W. B. (Will) Sanders
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Near Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Bennettsville, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 2, 1944, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Ellen Smith
Maiden Name: Brigman
Parents:  A. J. and Martha Ann Brigman
Spouse: Campbell Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 16, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Dr. J. A. Tillinghast
Father of B. S. Tillinghast of Dillon
Place of Birth: Native of Raleigh, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Spartanburg, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, Marach 2, 1944, page 5, col. 4,


Name:    Mrs. Percy Williams
Maiden Name:  Roberts
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Roberts
Spouse: Percy Williams
Date of Birth/Age: Age 39
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 30, 1944, page 1, col. 5.


APRIL
 

Name:    James Ransom Bethea
Spouse: Nettie Jane Blackman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Residence in Minturn Section
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 6, 1944, page 2, col. 2


Name:    Preston L. Bethea
Parents:  Dr. J. Frank and Hannah Jane Bethea
Spouse: Josie Weatherly
Date of Birth/Age:  Born April 10, 1870
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial: Dothan Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 20, 1944, page


Name:    James Wesley Black
Spouse:  Mollie Black
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Date of Death:  April 17, 1944
Place of Death: Residence near Baker Mill Section
Place of Burial:  Fair View Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 29, 1944, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Neil C. Carmichael
Parents:  Malcolm and Amanda Carmichael
Spouse:  Alice F. McCain
Date of Birth/Age:  November 1874
Place of Birth:  Family homestead near Hamer
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Kentyre Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 13, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Eddie Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Burial: Carter Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 27, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Infant Carter
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Carter
Date of Birth/Age: Infant
Date of Death: March 31, 1944
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 6, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Sophia Moody Ellen   
Parents: Richard and Harriett Edwards Moody
Spouse:  John H. Ellen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Bishopville, SC
Place of Burial: Bishopville, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 13, 1944, page 1, col. 2.  Additional information available. Contact me at <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>


Name:    R. D. English
Spouse: Emily Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Residence near Clio
Place of Burial: Salem Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 13, 1944, page 4, col. 4


Name:    Daniel P. Hicks
Spouse: Julia Fayer Hicks
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 13, 1944, page 5, col. 5.


Name:    Mary Florence Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Death: April 20, 1944
Place of Death:  Dillon, SC
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 27, 1944, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Mrs. W. E. Martin
Maiden Name: Rowell
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jess Rowell
Spouse:  # 1, C. T. Jackson, # 2, W. E. Martin
Place of Death: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 27, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Mrs. Jennings Bryan Smith
Maiden Name:  Davis
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Davis
Spouse:  Jennings Bryan Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  34
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Charleston, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 20, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    J. L. Stone
Spouse: Clara Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 6, 1944, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Flora Berry Wright
Parents:  Joseph A. and Susan Platt Berry
Spouse: John Monroe Wright
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 13, 1944, page 5, col. 5.


MAY


Name:    Nora  Jane Atkinson
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Alford Atkinson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 3
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Carolina Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 11, 1944, page 1, col. 2 (report of accident)


Name:    Sarah Page Barfield
Parents:  Father – Maston Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Family burying ground near Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 11, 1944, page 6, col. 4


Name:    French Bristow
Spouse: Annie Ewing
Date of Death: May 17, 1955
Place of Burial: Fairmont, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 25, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Lieut. Evander Cullen Bryant
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Bryant
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Date of Death: March 11, 1944 (notification)
Place of Death:  Anzio Beach head (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 4, 1944, page 2, col. 3 & 4


Name:    Gaddy L. Carmichael
Parents: A. B. and Elizabeth Gaddy Carmichael
Spouse:  Rachel McKenzie (died 1930)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Date of Death: Tuesday 
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 11, 1944, page 5, col. 4


Name:    John Monroe Daniels
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Daniels
Spouse:  Mary Brigman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 43
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 18, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Vendall Hatcher
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death: April 25, 1944
Place of Burial: Bethel Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 4, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Andrew Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Lumberton NC
Place of Burial: Hollywood Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 11, 1944, page 1, col. 4 (report of accident


Name:    J. G. Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Residence in Lake View, SC
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 4, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Lieut. Woodrow Wilson Moore
Parents:  Robert S. and Annie Atkinson Moore
Date of Death:  March 3, 1943 (reported missing in action)
Place of Death:  Killed in action
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 11, 1944, page 1, col 4 (announcement of memorial service) and May 18, 1944, page1, col. 2 (report of memorial service)


Name:    Sally Edwards Thompson
Spouse: D. T. Thompson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Clarkton, NC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 4, 1944, page 1, col. 4


JUNE


Name:    Rena Alford
Maiden Name:  Curry
Parents:  Duncan and Mary Love Curry
Spouse: M. Manton Alford (died 1917)
Place of Birth: Climax, Georgia
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Residence Reedy Creek Section of Dillon County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 8, 1944, page 4, col. 3


Name:    Wiley C. Bullock
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Date of Death: June 7, 1944
Place of Burial: Bullock Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 15, 1944, page 2, col. 6


Name:    Mary Calhoun
Maiden Name:  McQueen
Parents: D. A. and Theodosia McQueen
Spouse:  John C. Calhoun
Date of Birth/Age:
Date of Death: Wednesday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 1, 1944, page 5, col. 5


Name:    Estelle Ellerbe
Parents: Dr. Alex N. and Mary Ellerbee
Date of Death:  June 14, 1944
Place of Death: Florence SC
Place of Burial: Haselden Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 22, 1944, page 4, col. 3


Name:    Rose Hayes
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Born August 12, 1895
Date of Death: June 20, 1944
Place of Death: Mullins, SC
Place of Burial: Bermuda Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 29, 1944, page 3, col. 2


Name:    R. Leslie Lane
Parents: Robert L. and Rachel Gaddy Lane 
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: El Dorado, Arkansas
Place of Burial: Bethesda Church Cemetery, Oak Grove Community, Dillon County, SC (WW I Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 22, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    John Hugh McCormac
Parents: Elias Alford and Mary Flynn Cousar McCormac
Date of Birth/Age: Age 38
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Alford Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 29, 1944, page 1, col. 2


JULY


Name:    George Wheeler Atkinson
Parents: George and Lou Berry Atkinson
Spouse: Ruth Dubose
Date of Birth/Age:  Born 1897
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Byrd Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    John Lewis Baker
Parents: James Graham and Annie Monroe Baker
Spouse:  Julie Sessions
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 34
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1944, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Margaret M. Bennett
Spouse:  T. J. Bennett
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Carolina Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1944, page 8, col. 4.


Name:    James Allen Bethea
Parents: James W. and Gertrude McKenzie Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 19 months
Date of Death:  Monday 
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 27, 1944, page 5, col. 2


Name:    S 2/c Elmer Clyde Causey
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Causey
Date of Birth/Age:
Date of Death: June
Place of Death: Killed in action
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1944, col. 1, page 2 and July 13, 1944, page 5, col. 3 (with picture)


Name:  Alfred Finklea 
Spouse: Katie Fore Finklea
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 2, col. 2
 
 
Name:    Jane Hasleden
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Archie Haselden
Date of Birth/Age: Age 3
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Bethesda
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 27, 1944, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Vernie Hayes
Parents: Sam and Susan Stephens Hayes
Spouse:  Alma McDonald Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Residence near Hamer
Place of Burial: Piney Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 8, col. 3


Name:    P. C. Henry
Name:    R. P. Floyd
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death:  July 9, 1944
Place of Burial: Whiteville, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Henry
Spouse:  Marie Moore Henry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death: July 19, 1944
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Dave Hyatt
Parents:  Father – Archie Hyatt
Spouse:  Isabell Coward
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Lumberton
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Margaret McKinnon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death: June 28, 1944
Place of Death: Residence in Carolina Section of Dillon County
Place of Burial: Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  July 6, 1944, page 6, col. 2


Name:    Ernest Miller
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. David M. Miller
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: 
Place of Burial: Pine Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  July 27, 1944, page 1, col. 1 (report of drowning)


Name:    Emma Stephens   
Maiden Name: Altman
Parents:  John L. and Elizabeth Altman
Spouse:  Sankey Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Date of Death:  July 16, 1944
Place of Death: Mullins, SC
Place of Burial: Bermuda Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Mandy Jane Tucker
Maiden Name: Cain
Parents:  David and Charlotte Cain
Spouse:  Patrick L. Tucker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 44
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1944, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Willy L. Woodle
Spouse: Ida Moore Woodle
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Catfish Bay Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1944, page 1, col. 3


AUGUST


Name:    Maston Christmas
Spouse: Dora Lee
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Family Cemetery near Latta, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Ed M. Coates
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Bethesda Cemetery at Oak Grove, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  August 17, 1944, page 1, col.


Name:    Marvin C. Conner   
Spouse: Malissa Daniels
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 31, 1944, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Margaret Faye Daniels
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Alva Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 21
Date of Death:  August 3, 1943
Place of Death:  Pensacola, Florida
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 10, 1944, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Mrs. David Fass
Date of Birth/Age:
Place of Death:  Baltimore, MD
Place of Burial:  Beth Triloh Congregation Cemetery, Baltimore, MD
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  August 24, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Charles Hayes, Jr.
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hayes
Spouse:  Vivian McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 27
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1944, page 1, col. 2

 
Name:    John Gurney Harrelson       
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1944, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    AMM 1-C Hyman Price Holt, Jr.
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Hyman P. Holt, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Place of Birth:  Bermuda Section of Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: August 1944
Place of Death:  Somewhere in England
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 31, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:  Joe P. Lane
Spouse:  Mamie Montgomery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Near Gaddy’s Mill, Dillon County, SC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Dillon, SC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 31, 1944, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    Bernice Lee, Jr.
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Lee
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 17 months
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Burial:  Beulah Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1944, page 1, col. 2 (report of tragic accident)


Name:    Mrs. Robert Reaves
Maiden Name:  Freeman
Parents: Henry and Margaret McCall Freeman
Date of Birth/Age:  Born 1879
Place of Birth:  Native of Marlboro Section
Date of Death:  July 24, 1944
Place of Burial: Reaves Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 3, 1944, page 1, col 4


Name:  Lieut. James Wilkes
Parents:  Albert and Dorothy Bethea Wilkes
Date of Death:  July 2, 1944
Place of Death:  Somewhere over Germany, killed in action.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 3, 1944, page 1, col. 3.


SEPTEMBER


Name:    Mrs. M. D. Cottingham, Jr.
Maiden Name:  Pulley
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pulley
Spouse:  M. D. Cottingham Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Date of Death:  September 4, 1944
Place of Death:  Dillon, SC
Place of Burial:  Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  September 6, 1944, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Jane Daniels
Spouse:  H. H. Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 7, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    H. Sumter Godbolt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Date of Death: September 7, 1944
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC   
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  September 14, 1944, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Dora Hamilton
Maiden Name: Quick
Spouse: W. W. Hamilton
Date of Death: September 11, 1944
Place of Burial: Clio, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 21, 1944, page 4, col. 5.


Name:    Matilda Keith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: September 3. 1944
Place of Burial: Mt. Andrews Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 7, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Mrs. William McQueen
Maiden Name:  Ivy
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Iran Ivy
Spouse: William McQueen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  September 14, 1944, page 1, col.


Name:    Nancy C. Martin
Date of Death:  September 13, 1944
Place of Burial:  Loris, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  September 21, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Nolie Miller
Maiden Name:  Brewer
Spouse: Willie Miller
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Miller Cemetery near Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 28, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Forest Page
Parents: Bill and Abbie Page
Spouse: Sarah Agnes Jordan
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death: September 15, 1944
Place of Burial: Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 21, 1944, page1,  col. 6


Name:    Laura Sherwood
Maiden Name: LeGette
Parents: James S. and Elizabeth LeGette
Spouse: T. C. Sherwood
Date of Birth/Age:  December 18, 1859
Place of Birth: Marlboro County, SC
Date of Death: September 9, 1944
Place of Death:  Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 14, 1944, page 1, col. 4


October


Name:   Pfc. Shelbourne Lawton Grantham
Date of Death: July 13, 1944
Place of Death:  Killed in action
Place of Burial:  Union Methodist Church Memorial service September 24, 1944
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 12, 1944, page 7, col. 4.


Name:   2/c Raymond Lanier Martin
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Martin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Place of Death:  South Pacific (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 5, 1944, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Lieut. Lester Lanneau Miller
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Furman Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 27
Date of Death:  September 22, 1944
Place of Death:  France (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 12, 1944, col. 1 and 2.  Report of memorial service – November 30 1944 issue, page 6, col. 5.


Name:    Lieut. Laval Parham
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Parham
Date of Death: September 16, 1944
Place of Death: Holland (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 12, 1944, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Daisy Thompson
Date of Death: Thursday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 19, 1944, page 1, col. 5 (report of death from burns)


Name:    Thomas Utley
Spouse: Lula Culbreth
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 5, 1944, page 1, col. 1


NOVEMBER


Name:  Sion W. Alford
Spouse: Ada Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Near Rowland, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Ashpole Cemetery, Rowland NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1944, page 9, col. 1.


For a complete listing of markers in  Ashpole Cemetery visit http://www.geocities.com/ncrobeson/cemeteries/Ashpole_cem1.html


Name:    Lieut. Linwood Allen
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Allen
Date of Death:  August
Place of Death:  France (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16, 1944, page 1, col. 6.


Name:   2/c James Barfield, USN
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Barfield
Place of Death:  Killed in action
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 16, 1944, page 1, col. 2 & November 30, page 1, col 4.


Name:    Mrs. G. L. Berry
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Dillon County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 30, 1944, page 4, col. 1


Name:    David W. Bethea
Parents:  David Walker and Sara Jane Manning Bethea
Spouse:  Harriett Purcell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery. Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16, 1944, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Lieut. Bob Buck
Parents:  Mrs. George D. Bennett
Date of Birth/Age: Born September 22, 1916
Date of Death: October 10, 1944
Place of Death:  Killed in action
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 30, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    William David Buie
Parents:  William J. and Nannie Bynum Buie
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Chatham County, NC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 2, 1944, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Billie Flobella Butler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 14
Date of Death:  November 21, 1944
Place of Death: Lumberton, NC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 30, 1944, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Roe Jeston Coward
Spouse: Florence Goodyear Coward
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Near Manning
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Mullins, SC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16, 1944, page 5, col. 2


Name:   3/c Douglas C. Dees, Jr.
Date of Death:  September 17, 1944
Place of Death:  Pacific (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 2, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    J. E. Deibler
Parents:  John and Sara Reid Diebler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Place of Birth:  Diebler Station, North Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Date of Death:  November 19, 1944
Place of Death:  Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 23, 1944, page 1, col. 5


Name:    General W. C. Harlee
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth:  Manatee, Florida
Date of Death:  November 21, 1944
Place of Death:  Washington DC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 30, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Mary Horne
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: November 10, 1944
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16, 1944, page 5, col. 6


Name:    Jessie Jackson, Odessa Jackson  (see Watson)
Date of Death: Tuesday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1944, page 1, col. 5 (report of auto-train accident)


Name:    Chalmers Moody
Spouse:  Mary Harrell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Funeral Service:  Friday 
Place of Burial:  Bermuda
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1944, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Infant Son
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 15 months
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 16, 1944, page 1, col. 2 (report of tragic accident)


Name:    W. Chester Moore
Parents:  L. G. and Mary Harrison Moore
Spouse: # 1 – Nan Fletcher, # 2 - Carrie McNab
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 9, 1944, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Lizzie S. Parker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 23, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name:    William Mark Taylor
Spouse: Christine Daniel Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 34
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Little Rock Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16, 1944, page 1, col. 4


Name: Ethel Watson (see Jackson)
Date of Death: Tuesday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1944, page 1, col. 5 (report of auto-train accident)


Name:    W. M. Watson
Spouse:  Billie Lane Watson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Residence in Floydale
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 2, 1944, page 8, col. 3 & 4.


DECEMBER


Name:    Frances Cannon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69 
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Family plot near Allsbrook, Horry County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1944, page 6, col. 2.


Name:    Mrs. Henry A. Edwards
Maiden Name: Haselden
Parents:  James Godbold and Carolina Rebecca Dudley Haselden
Date of Birth/Age: Born, December 30, 1873
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Haselden Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Sgt. Foster Carter
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Mike Carter
Spouse:  Frances McRae
Date of Death:  November 2, 1944
Place of Death: Italy (killed in action)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1944, page 6, col. 7


Name:    Lawton W. Dew
Spouse: Katie Chernault Dew
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Hollywood Cemetery (location not given)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1944, page 6, col. 4


Name:    Mrs. Henry A. Edwards
Maiden Name: Haselden
Parents:  James Godbold and Carolina Rebecca Dudley Haselden
Date of Birth/Age: Born, December 30, 1873
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Haselden Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    John Dewey Freeman
Place of Burial: Magnolia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  December 7, 1944, page 5, col. 2 (Latta Local Section)


Name:    J. Thomas Hankins
Spouse: Roma McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Native of Virginia
Date of Death: Friday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1944, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Mrs. C. W. McGrew
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Burial: Sumter, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Bernie A. Miller
Spouse:  Willie Humphrey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death: December 13, 1944
Place of Death: Mullins, SC
Place of Burial: Family cemetery near Bermuda section.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1944, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Gilmore Norton
Parents:  Calvin and Emmaline Hursey Norton
Spouse:  Rose Milligan Norton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 14, 1944, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Ora Rogers
Maiden Name:
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Mullins, SC
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 14, 1944, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Nina Stackhouse
Maiden Name: Williams
Parents: J. B. and Lucy Floyd Williams
Spouse:  Dunk Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Date of Death: Friday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 14, 1944, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    W. D. Traywick
Parents: David and Elmira McKellar Traywick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  December 28, 1944, page 1, col. 3