Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1947


The extracts for 1947 are not in alphabetical order. They  are listed in the month they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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Index of Selected Obituary Transcriptions




JANUARY


Name:    Millie Hayes Barfield
Spouse: Will Barfield
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    William Richard Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Residence in Brownsville
Place of Burial: Bethel Church Cemetery near Aynor, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    Willie Wilson Christenburg
Parents: Moses and Mary Jane Turrell (Ferrell)* Christenburg
Spouse:  Annie Edgerton Christenburg
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Kentyre Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 2. *Source - Linda Christenburg Brown.


Name:    Neil C. Dove
Parents: John D. and Polly Lee Dove
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 3, col. 6 & 7


Name:    J. M. Duffy
Spouse:  Marguerite P. Duffy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Date of Death: December 31, 1946
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 3 (report of auto accident)


Name:    Marion F. Wiggins
Parents:  John M. and Alice Butler Wiggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth:  Near Gaddy’s Mill, Dillon County, SC
Date of Death:  December 20, 1946
Place of Burial: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Tracy Turner
Parents:  Minnie Turner
Spouse: Daisy McDonald Turner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
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, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Mary Turbeville Snipes
Spouse: Grady Snipes
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 1, col. 2 (report of gun shot accident)


Name: Mabel Ward McKenzie*
Parents: John W. and Ella Burns Ward
Spouse: J. Rembert McKenzie (married October 23, 1917)
Date of Birth/Age: January 11, 1890*
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Regan Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1947, page 4, col. 3.
*Source of first name and date of birth: Regan Cemetery surveyed by Sheila Berry, 5 Aug 2001 <http://sciway3.net/proctor/dillon/cem4.htm>


Name:    Wallace Duncan Sellers
Parents: John C. and Maggie Mace Sellers
Spouse: Nora Watson Sellers (married in 1904)
Date of Birth/Age:  Born November 7, 1881
Date of Death: January 4, 1947
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta, SC
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 9, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Martha Ann Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  January 9, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Shuler Hughes
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Shuler Hughes
Date of Birth/Age: Infant
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Wilmington, NC
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 9, 1947, page 5, col. 3 (Latta News Section)


Name:    Ira Marco Hannon   
Spouse: Marguerite Neal of Randalman, NC
Date of Birth/Age: Age 39
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Randalman, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 16, 1947, page 1, col. 3 (report of accident)


Name:    Laura Anderson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Residence in Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Piney Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 16, 1947, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Cora Isora Rogers
Parents:  Alexander Little and Elizabeth Alford MacCormac
Spouse:  Thomas I. Rogers
Date of Death: January 4, 1947
Place of Death: Birmingham, AL
Place of Burial: Rogers Cemetery, Brownsville
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 4, 1947, page 3, col. 4 & 5.


Name:    Ebb Rogers
Parents: Dewey and Martha Campbell Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Residence in Fork
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  January 23, 1947, page 1, col. 3.


February


Name:    Albert Laney Blackmon
Parents: John and Minnie Creech Blackmon
Date of Death: Thursday (*see below)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 6, 1947, page 1, col. 5.
*Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Survey by Sandra Brumbles 2001.
Albert Langley Blackman
S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II
16 JUL 1919
30 JAN 1947
<Source: http://sciway3.net/proctor/dillon/cem4.html >


Name:    Clarence R. Rouse
Parents:  Helen Rouse
Spouse: Polly Rogers Rouse
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death: January 25, 1947
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial: Watson Cemetery, Zion Community, Marion County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 6, 1947, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    Ernest Biggs
Parents: James and Julia Ann Biggs
Spouse: Hazel Biggs
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Mt. Holly Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 13, 1947, page1, col. 3


Name:   J. B. Ramsey
Spouse: Mennie Breeland
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth: Colleton County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 27, 1947, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Mrs. Luther McDowell
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Corzier Steward
Spouse: Luther McDowell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 43
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Bethlehem Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 27, 1947, page 1, col. 7


March


Name:    Gately Jackson
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Jackson
Spouse:  Cora Lee Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 28
Date of Death: February 16, 1947
Place of Death: VA Hospital, Washington DC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 6, 1947, page 4, col. 3.


Name:    Mrs. Walter H. Hubbard
Spouse: Walter H. Hubbard
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Funeral Service March 10, 1947
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC 29536
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1947, page 1, col. 4


Name:    John Monroe Taylor
Parents: Morgan and Mary Surles Taylor
Spouse:  Annie Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Otis L. Baughman
Spouse:  Pansy Cooper
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 27, 1947, page 1, col. 5 (report of auto accident)


Name:    Cecil and Carlton Collins
Spouse:  Gladys Cox Collins
Date of Birth/Age:  Cecil – Age 24, Carlton – Age 1
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Died in house fire
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    John Ashley, Jr.
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ashley
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  March 27, 1947, page 1, col. 7


APRIL 


Name:    Mrs. Watson McDonald
Spouse: Watson McDonald
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Family burying ground
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 3, 1947, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Rachel Morris
Date of Birth/Age: Age 92
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 3, 1947, page 2, col. 6 & 7
(note – there are two issues dated April 3 on the microfilm – this obituary is in the first issue)


Name:    Margaret Ann Byron
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Date of Death: March 19, 1947
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 3, 1947, page 1, col. 1.
(note – there are two issues dated April 3 on the microfilm – this obituary is in the second issue)


Name:    Joan Hyatt
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  7 months
Date of Death: March 30, 1947
Place of Burial: Beulah Church Cemetery near Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 3, 1947, page 6, col. 6 & 7.
(note – there are two issues dated April 3 on the microfilm – this obituary is in the second issue)


Name:    Roy Parker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Place of Birth: Native of Pleasant Grove Section of Dillon County
Date of Death:  April 4, 1947
Place of Death: Evergreen, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 10, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Delphine Collins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: April 6, 1947
Place of Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Curtis Monroe Proctor
Spouse:  Mable Rogers Proctor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Date of Death:  April 14, 1947
Place of Death: Residence in Little Rock
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1947, page 1, col. 2 and  April 24, 1947, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Virgie Norton
Parents: Maggie Norton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 29
Date of Death: April 2, 1947
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1947, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Henry Hyatt
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Clint Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 16
Date of Death: Last Friday
Place of Death:  Hope Mills, NC (visiting brother)
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    Ethel Cooper
Parents: Dr. and Mrs. Frank Bethea
Spouse: John P. Cooper
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial: Dothan Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1947, page 8, col. 1.


Name:    Mrs. Joe C. Wood
Parents:  James Archie and Emily Kay Moore
Spouse: Joe C. Wood
Date of Birth/Age: Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 24, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Isaac Thomas Wood
Parents:  Joseph Daniel and Ethel Linda  Holt Wood
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Halifax County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Lillie Miller
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Gaddy
Spouse: Furman Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC   
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 24, 1947, page 2, col. 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7.


Name:    John W. Amason
Spouse: Matilda Steel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Place of Birth: Tennille, GA
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  April 24, 1947, page 4, col. 1


Name:    Eugene E. Kirvin
Spouse: Patty Sherwood Kirvin
Place of Birth: Native of Darlington, SC
Date of Death: April 15, 1947
Place of Death: Kiamath Falls, OR
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Cemetery, Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1947, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Belle Hayes
Spouse: H. H. Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1947, page 7, col. 2.


MAY


Name: Walter Small
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John C. and Elizabeth Caulder Coates
Spouse:  John A. Small
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Sardis Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 1, 1947, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    John S. Cottingham
Spouse: Ruth Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Residence Judson Community
Place of Burial: McLucus Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 1, 1947, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Edwin E. Barton
Spouse:  Mable Butler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
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, May 1, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Bessie Bethea
Parents:  J. J. and Amanda Thornhill Rouse
Spouse: Walter Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Columbia
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 1, 1947, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Duncan D. McRae
Parents:  John A. and Naomi Pate McRae
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: McLucus Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 8, 1947, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Vernon Steel
Spouse:  Stella S. Steele
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Service at Mt. Elon Baptist Church, Pamplico, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 8, 1947, page 1, col. 7 (report of accident)


Name:    Erle Foster Walke
Spouse: Laura Brown Walker
Date of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth:  Doveville, Indiana
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Lake City, SC
Place of Burial: Louisville, KY
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 15, 1947, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Lily (Lillian Jane) Dew
Maiden Name:  Moody
Spouse:  Willis W. Dew
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Marion County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 15, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Maston Nicholson
Parents:  Arch and Laura Nicholson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Residence near Mullins
Place of Burial: Miller Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 22, 1947, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Rachel Horne
Spouse:  Beaufort Horne
Date of Birth/Age: Age 40
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Roanoke Rapids, NC
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 22, 1947, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    Roberta Floyd Bethea
Spouse:  Lewis S. Bethea  (married 1894)
Date of Birth/Age:  Born October 19, 1858
Place of Birth:  Near Nichols, SC
Date of Death: May 15, 1947
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 22, 1947, page 4, col. 3.


Name:    Virginia Whittington
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Latta, SC
Place of Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 22, 1947, page 4, col. 3 and page 5, col. 2.


Name:    George McDaniel
Parents: James A. and Martha Edwards McDaniel
Spouse: Minerva McKellar (died 1927)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 94
Place of Birth:  Mt. Calvary Section, Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Residence of Son, Thomas B. McDaniel
Place of Burial:  McDuffie Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 22, 1947, page 4, col. 1


Name:    Sara Herring
Parents: Moses and Olive Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Sardis Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  May 29, 1947, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Mary Palmer Fitts
Spouse: O. D. Fitts (married 1893)
Date of Birth/Age:  Born 1870
Place of Birth: Warren County, NC
Date of Death:  May 22, 1947
Place of Death: Richmond, VA
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 29, 1947, page 8, col. 1.


JUNE


Name:    Joseph B. Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Bermuda Cemetery 
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 5, 1947, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Tommy Jane Owens
Parents:  T. B. and Anna Daniels Weatherford
Spouse:  Lester Owens
Date of Death: June 5, 1947
Place of Burial: Grove Hill Cemetery, Darlington, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  June 12, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Brantley B. Haselden
Spouse: Walker Procter Haselden
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Residence Little Rock, SC
Place of Burial: Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 12, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Mrs. Thomas Moody
Date of Death: June 4, 1947
Place of Death: Bishopville, SC
Place of Burial: Society Hill, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 12, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Pfc. Clyde L. Daniels
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Daniels
Date of Death:  July 21, 1946
Place of Death:  Gaang Port, Luzon
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 12, 1947, page 1, col. 5
(The article is for his burial.  See entry for September 26, 1946, page 2, col. 4)


Name:    Mrs. Benjamin Huger
Maiden Name: Shipp
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Lexington, VA
Place of Burial:  Lexington, VA
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Pearl Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Service at Bethlehem Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  June 19, 1947, page 1, col. 7 (report of accident)


Name:    Janie McKay
Parents: Hector and Mary Jane Sheppard McKay
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth: Carolina Section, Dillon County, SC
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, June 19, 1947, page 3, col. 2.


Name:    Rosa Fay Price
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Foch Price
Date of Birth/Age: Age 4
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Duke Hospital
Place of Burial: Little Rock
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1947, page 4, col. 3


Name:    Viola Mayner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: June 10, 1947
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 26, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Dan Green
Spouse: Rosa Green
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 45
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 26, 1947, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Lawson Allen
Parents: Howard Allen
Spouse: not named
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Service at Mt. Calvary Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 26, 1947, page 1, col. 4.


JULY


Name:    Effie J. Bethea
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Hamer, SC
Place of Burial: Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 3, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    T. Linwood Fore
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  July 3, 1947, page 2, col. 6 & 7.


Name:    Gordon Byrd
Parents:  Raymond and Pearl Harper Byrd
Date of Birth/Age: Age 22
Date of Death: July 4, 1947
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 10, 1947, page 1, col. 4 (report of drowning)


Name:    J. A. Whitfield
Parents:  J. T. and Eva Whitfield
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Date of Death: Services Friday
Place of Death:  Gastonia, NC
Place of Burial: Gastonia Memorial Park Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 10, 1947, page 6, col. 3.


Name:    Sam McLaurin
Parents:  Milton and Caroline Legette McLaurin
Spouse: Sadie Bell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 17, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Susan Evans
Parents: Elihu and Jane Haselden Berry
Spouse: William B. Evans (married 1873)
Date of Birth/Age: September 2, 1854
Date of Death: July 12, 1947
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 17, 1947, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Sally Gilbert Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 93
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC   
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 17, 1947, page 1, col. 6


AUGUST


Name:    Mary E. Squires
Parents: Colin and Elizabeth Ward
Spouse:  W. E. Squires
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 7, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    James. Alvin Freeman
Date of Birth/Age: Born 1874
Place of Birth:  Toomsboro, GA
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Services in Savannah, GA
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  August 7, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Martha Rebecca McDuffie
Parents:  Neil and Mary Carmichael McDuffie
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: McDuffie Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  August 7, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    James Walton Harris
Parents:  Willis and Martha Harris
Date of Birth/Age: Age 95
Place of Birth: Weldon, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Lynchburg, SC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Rufus H. Stanton
Parents: Stepmother Beulah S. Currie
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1947, page 2, col. 4 (report of airplane crash)


Name:    Sherman Brigman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 33
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Rowland, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1947, page 3, col. 3 (report of accident)


Name:    Robert Lee Hayes
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 20
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Bethesda Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 28, 1947, page 1, col. 7.



SEPTEMB
ER


Name:    Lucy Campbell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 90
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Pee Dee Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  September 4, 1947, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Dennis L. Berry
Parents:  Neil and Sara Ann Tart Berry
Spouse: Lucy K. Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Bethesda Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 18, 1947, page 9, col. 1 & 2.


Name:    Clarence Eugene Lipscomb
Parents:  W. Sam and Ella Littlejohn Lipscomb
Spouse:  Flora Watson Lipscomb
Date of Birth/Age: Born September 19, 1877
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 25, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


OCTOBER


Name:    William H. Muller
Parents: William Geiger and Ella Varn Muller
Spouse:  Octavia Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  December 7, 1883
Place of Birth:  Ehrhardt, SC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 9, 1947, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    W. B. Stackhouse
Parents:  William H. and Josephine Bethea Stackhouse
Spouse:  Dora Bennett Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age: July 27, 1889
Date of Death:  October 8, 1947
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 9, 1947, page 1, col. 5 and  October 23, 1947, page 4, col. 3.


Name:    Lutie Hamer
Parents:  William and Mary Stokes Davis
Spouse:  John H. Hamer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Hebron Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 9, 1947, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Harley Hodge
Spouse: Carrie Hodge
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC   
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 23, 1947, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Sallie Bryant Rozier
Date of Birth/Age: September 18, 1870
Place of Birth: Ebenezer Section, Dillon County
Date of Death:  October 15, 1947
Place of Burial: Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 23, 1947, page 2, col. 2


Name:    Charles T. O’Ferral
Spouse:  Ann P. O’Ferral
Date of Death:  October 14, 1947
Place of Death:  Conway, SC
Place of Burial: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 15, 1947


Name:    Truss B. Thompson
Parents:  Tristram and Flora Bethea Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial: Bethea Cemetery at Dothan, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  October 30, 1947, page 1, col. 1.
[There were two different issues of the Dillon Herald for the date of October 20, 1946.  This obituary was in the first issue]


Name:    Paul M. Felmet
Spouse:  Madge Ellen Felmet
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Bethea Cemetery at Dothan, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 30, 1947, page 1, col. 4
[There were two different issues of the Dillon Herald for the date of October 20, 1946.  This obituary was in the second issue]


Name:    Robert Blackwell
Place of Death: Scotland Neck, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 16, 1947, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Loren N. Hatchell
Parents:  Elijah and Margaret McKay Hatchell
Spouse:   Lottie Coleman (died 1939)
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: October 3
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Catfish Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 16,1947, page 10, col. 1.
(There was also an item in the October 9 issue, page 2, col. 4)



NOVEMBER


Name:    Betty Lou Ford
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Mack Ford
Date of Birth/Age: 12
Date of Death:  Saturday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1947, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    Mrs. Sam Kinon
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Herring
Spouse:  Sam Kinon (died 24 hours later)
Date of Birth/Age: Age 49
Date of Death: Sunday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1947, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Sam Kinon
Parents: James and Susie Coward Kinon
Spouse:  Mrs. Sam Kinon (died 24 hours prior)
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Greenville, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 6, 1947, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Pfc. Craymond Cook
Date of Death: October 8, 1945 (killed in action)
Place of Burial: Hulon Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1947, page 1, col. 3.  (Report of the remains brought home for burial)


Name:    Joseph Whitfield Lytton
Spouse: Sara Jane Lytton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Death: Florence, SC
Place of Burial: Cheraw, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1947, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Ronald James Anderson
Parents: Rev. and Mrs. Theron Anderson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Columbia, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1947, page 5, col. 3 & 4.


Name:    Jim Arch Caulder
Spouse: Minnie Caulder
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Baptist Cemetery, Raynham, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 20, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    Florence Jennie Gasque
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Hendersonville, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 20, 1947, page 4, col.


Name:    Sanford Randolph Jackson
Parents:  Henry and Telitha McKenzie Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 20, 1947,page 4, col. 5


Name:    H. F. Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  November 20, 1947, page 8, col. 3


Name:   Annabelle Allen
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stanton
Spouse: J. J. Stanton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 27, 1947, page 1, col. 5.


DECEMBER


Name:    Henrietta Conner
Parents:  Oscar and Sara Thomas Collier
Spouse: A. D. Conner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Services at White House Methodist Church, Orangeburg, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4, 1947, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Charles A Buchheit
Spouse:  Sara Buchheit
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Date of Death:  Services on Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Florence, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4. 1947, page 5, col. 3.


Name:    Anna Pope
Parents: Silas and Addie Page Watson
Spouse:  Walter Pope
Date of Death:  Thanksgiving
Place of Death:
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4, 1947, page 9, col. 3, 4, and 5.


Name:    Fleetwood Hamilton
Parents:  M. H. and Roberta McKenzie McDonald
Spouse:  Wade Hamilton
Place of Birth:  Gaddys Mill Section, Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  December 11, 1947, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Ida Law Johnson
Spouse: Gus C. Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial: Law Cemetery, Darlington, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 11, 1947, page 1, col. 6.


Name:    Sadie Monroe Zimmerman
Spouse:  William Robert Zimmerman
Place of Birth: Native of Laurens County.
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 11, 1947, page 5, col.4


Name:    Julian C. Porter
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death:  November 28, 1947
Place of Death:  New York
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday,  December 11, 1947, page 5, col. 4


Name:    Addie Wiggins
Spouse: J. H. Wiggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 25, 1947, page 1, col. 6.