Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1954


The extracts for 1954 are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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Index of Selected Obituary Transcriptions




JANUARY


Name:    A. Pierce Alford
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Alford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 7, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Curtis Moody
Spouse:   Gertrude Nance
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Residence in Bermuda Section of Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 7, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Annie Mae Farmer
Parents: Mr. and  Mrs. W. H. Coates
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Tampa, Florida
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 7, 1954, page 6, col. 4


Name:    John Calvin Manship
Parents:  Lorenzo and Molly Gibson  Manship
Date of Birth/Age:  May 8, 1889
Place of Birth:  McColl, SC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Baltimore
Place of Burial:  Tatum
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 7, 1954, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Rev. S. M. Hughes
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Kingstree AME Church (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 7, 1954, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Betty Berry
Parents:  Charlie and Elizabeth Brown Moses
Spouse:   Edwin B. Berry Jr.
Date of Birth/Age: November 7, 1889
Place of Birth: London, KY
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Fort Bragg, NC
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 14, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Thomas Samuel Averett
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Scotland County, NC
Place of Burial:  Averett Cemetery near Oxford, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 14, 1954, page 10, col. 4


Name:    Elizabeth Whittington
Parents: William and Annie Hayes Meggs
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Bethlehem Church Cemetery, Brownsville, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 21, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Eugene Tunstall
Spouse: Eva Harrelson Tunstall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 21, 1954, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Nathan G. Hinds
Parents: Stephen and Georgia  Bailey Hinds
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Florence, SC
Place of Burial:  Moody Cemetery near Mars Bluff
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 21, 1954, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Daniel C. Hyatt
Parents:  Cal and Mary Goodman Hyatt
Spouse:  Lillie Barfield Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57 
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Residence at Little Rock, SC
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 28, 1954, page 7, col. 4


Name:    Stella Watts
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Marlboro County
Place of Burial:   Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, January 28, 1954, page 10, col. 7,


FEBRUARY


Name:    Betty Sue Moody
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 15
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial:   Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 4, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Arthur Hardwick
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Hardwick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday,  February 12, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Mary McDonald
Parents: Carl and Telitha Wethington
Spouse:  Neil McDonald
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Residence near Latta, SC
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, February 16, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Tom Jackson
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Jackson
Spouse:   Sally George Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 19, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Mary Emma Manning Webb
Spouse: Lawrence Web
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Native of Greenville
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 19, 1954, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Patricia Ann Small
Parents:  Roy and Effie Small
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 4
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Nichols
Place of Burial: Cedar Creek Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 19, 1954, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Walker Polson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence near Darlington
Place of Burial:  Antioch Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 19, 1954, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Alpheus Victor Bethea
Parents:  Dr. J. Frank and Hannah Jane Bethea
Spouse:   Mattie Cooper (married 1910)
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Residence near Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, February 23, 1954, page 1, col. 1 & 2


Name:    Thurman Fore
Spouse:  Selma Watts Fore
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, February 23, 1954, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Eva Hamilton Mobley
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Middlebroook, Virginia
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olive Cemetery, Johnson
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday February 26, 1954, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Joyce Edwards
Parents:  Tom and Lorna Gerald Edwards
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 26, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Josephine Townsend Bailey
Spouse:  Harvey L. Bailey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Florence
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, February 26, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Kate Fore Finklea
Spouse:  A. Marion Finklea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, February 26, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    James Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Columbus County, NC
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, February 26, 1954, page 3, col. 3


MARCH   


Name:    Pfc. William Leroy Gray
Parents:   Hulon Gray
Date of Birth/Age: Age 31
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC   (Veteran WWII)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, March 2, 1954, page 5, col. 3


Name:    Lawrence W. McCormick
Spouse:  Sara McLain McCormick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC (Veteran WWI)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, March 2, 1954, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Wade H. Baker
Spouse:  Eva Pleasants Baker
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Robeson County, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 5, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Pamela Gale Arnett
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Gentry Arnett
Date of Birth/Age:  5 months 
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 5, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    John Fuller McDowell
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Moore County, NC
Place of Burial: Services at Rockfish Baptist Church, Raiford, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 19,1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Shyrl Love
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. V. N. Love
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, March 23, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Harvey Hayes
Spouse:  Fannie Stone Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Catfish Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 26, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Albert Ashley
Spouse:  Listed as survivor but not named
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial: Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 26, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Laneau Smith
Parents:  John and Jane Smith
Spouse:  Grave Love Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 44
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, March 26, 1954, page 6, col. 3


APRIL


Name:    Annie Lupo
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Residence near Sellers
Place of Burial: Piney Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 2, 1954, page 6, col. 4


Name:    Deans Crumpler
Parents:  Rev. James and Isla Dew Crumpler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Last week
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Not given (Veteran of WWI)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 2, 1954, page 6, col. 5 


Name:    Nettie Kelgo
Parents: Andrew and Annie Allen Bethea
Spouse:  Pierce Flening Kelgo
Place of Birth: Native Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Laurens County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 2, 1954, page 6, col. 5


Name:    Lloyd Cox
Spouse:  Mae Burr Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 9, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    John B. McRae
Spouse:  Annie G. McRae
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:  Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Lexington, SC
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 16, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Rena Carter
Parents:  Wylie C. and Deborah Perritt Bracey
Spouse:  Vice Admiral W. J. Carter, Jr.
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Providence, Rhode Island
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 23, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Cynthia Adeline Tyler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, April 27, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Ferris E. Hobeika
Spouse:  Ludia Hobeika
Place of Birth:  Beirut, Lebanon
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, April 27, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Thelma M. Beddingfield
Parents:  John C. and Doshie C. Mabrey
Spouse: C. G. Beddingfield
Date of Birth/Age: November 2, 1907
Place of Birth:  Greenville
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Park
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, April 27, 1954, page 7, col. 1 & 2.


Name:    David Miller
Parents:  Charity and William Miller
Spouse:   Eula Hayes Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, April 27, 1954, page 8, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Annie Daniels
Spouse:  James R. Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday April 30, 1954, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    James Alpheus Gallowary, Sr.
Parents:  William A. and Margaret Lewis Galloway
Spouse:  Mary Proctor Galloway
Date of Birth/Age:   Age 77
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, April 30, 1954, page 4, col. 2


MAY


Name:    Mary McQueen
Parents:  John Wesley and Mary McKinney McLaurin
Spouse:  J. P. McQueen
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, May 7, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Stacy W. Powell
Spouse:  Mary Lester Powell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Kingstree
Place of Burial: Grantham Cemetery, Gaddy’s Mill section
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, May 11, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Carl M. Parrish
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Otis Parrish
Spouse:  Janie Britt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 28
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Johns NC
Place of Burial: Spears Cemetery near Clio
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, May 11, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Jackey Sanderson
Parents:  John Wright and Helen Campbell Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death: May 13, 1954
Place of Burial: Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 14, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:  Charles F. Patten
Parents:  James and Susan Patten
Date of Birth/Age: November 29, 1873
Place of Birth: McLean County, Illinois
Date of Death: May 2, 1954
Place of Death: Charlotte, NC
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 14, 1954, page 5, col. 1.


Name:  Ira Williams
Spouse: Betty Edwards Williams
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, May 18, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    James Ellenson Wise
Parents: Robert C and Janie Watson Wise
Spouse:  Avanella Hayes Wise
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death: May 8, 1954
Place of Death: Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, May 18, 1954, page 8, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Sandra Gale Willoughby
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Willoughby
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Services at Pleasant View Baptist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 21, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Naomi Johnson McLean
Spouse:  Winfred M. McLean
Date of Death: May 10, 1954
Place of Burial: Carolina Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 21, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Rufus Smith Allen
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Native of Latta
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Augusta, Georgia
Place of Burial:  Augusta Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, May 25, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Frank Lane
Parents: Ferdinand and Ida Barrentine
Spouse:  Ellen Lee Lane
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, May 25, 1954, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Howard H. Bass
Parents:  Cornelius G. and Lula Deere Bass
Spouse:  Sallie Carmichael Bass
Date of Birth/Age: February 2, 1894
Place of Birth:  Near Latta
Date of Death:  May 22, 1954
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial: Bass Cemetery near Latta
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 28, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Karen Leigh Singleton
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Singleton
Date of Birth/Age: Born February 12, 1953*
Date of Death:  May 21, 1954*
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, May 28, 1954, page 1, col. 4
* dates  added by hbm


Name:    James G. Elvington
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elvington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 20
Date of Death: Mary 27, 1954
Place of Death:  Florence, SC
Place of Burial:   Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 28, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    J. C. Barfield
Spouse:   Magnolia Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, May 28, 1954, page 10, col. 5


JUNE


Name:   Berry Stackhouse
Parents:  Bradbury and Laura Scott
Spouse:   Joe Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age:   Age 46
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 1, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Stafford William Britt
Parents:  Mrs. Sanford Britt
Spouse:   Ruby Lee Johnson Britt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery, Mullins, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday June 1, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Mrs. Barney Page
Parents:  Joe C. and Mary Graham Strickland
Spouse:  Barney Page
Date of Birth/Age:  August 21, 1890
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 1, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    John C. Carmichael
Spouse:  Mae Hamer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death:  May 31, 1954
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 1, 1954, page 1, col. 7 and Friday, June 4, 1954, page 1, col. 2.


Name:    Mary Quick
Parents:  Boll and Elizabeth Hatcher Brigman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Services Sunday
Place of Burial:  Dunbar Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 8, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Hugh G. Bass
Parents:  Harley and Ella Snipes Bass
Spouse:  Carolina Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Residence Millers Community near Mullins
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 8, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Allen Barfield
Spouse:  Listed as survivor but not named
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Residence near Lake View
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 8, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Ora Rowzie
Parents:  Mazarine and Awilda Shuffleburger
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Sunset Cemetery, Christianburg, Virginia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 11, 1954,page 1, col. 7


Name:    Eulah H. Atkins
Date of Death: June 3, 1954
Place of Death:  Bennettsville
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 11, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Jennifer Louise Faulk
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Carl Haywood Faulk
Date of Birth/Age:  1 day old
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 11, 1954, page 3, col. 2


Name:    Glen Harrelson
Parents:  Mother – Mrs. Harry Hamer
Date of Birth/Age: Age 21
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 11, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Sallie McLeod
Parents:  Neil A. and Mary McPhaul McLeod
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Scotland County, NC
Place of Burial:  McLeod Cemetery, near Bingham
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday June 15, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Ruth McDaniel Carpenter
Spouse: Dr. F. L. Carpenter (married May 3, 1942)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Winston Salem, NC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 18, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Mrs. J. P. Ewing
Spouse: Dr. J. P. Ewing
Place of Birth:  Native of Gilead, NC
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Pasadena, California
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 18, 1954, page 3, col. 5


Name:    Linda Fay Carpenter
Parents:  Jerry and Mabel Christmas Carpenter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 7
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 18, 1954, page 7, col. 5


Name:    Annie Moore
Parents: Amos and Maggie Moore Tarte
Spouse:  Leon M. Moore
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Marlboro County
Place of Burial: Bethesda Cemetery, Oak Grove, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 22, 1954, page 5, col. 1


Name:    Ernest McDaniel
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Lacy McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 28
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Oliver Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, June 25, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Thomas Reedy Berry
Parents:   Neil and Sara Ann Tart Berry
Spouse:   Mary B. Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Tart Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 29, 1954 page 1, col. 7


Name:    William Manning Harrelson
Parents:  Alfred H. and Julia Roberts Harrelson
Spouse:   Lizzie Hayes Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Life long member of Bermuda Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 29, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Evelyn MCall
Date of Birth/Age: Age 40
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Report of Drowning near Floyd
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 29, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Luther Eugene Owens
Parents:  Mother – Eva Owens Hucks
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Auto Accident North Tonawanda, New York
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 29, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Hortense Woodward
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Date of Death:  Services Friday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 29, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Julia Pittman
Parents:  Simeon and Eliza Poston Abbott
Spouse:  W. J. Pitttman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Winston Salem, North Carolina
Place of Burial: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, June 29, 1954, page 3, col. 4


JULY


Name:    Isaac Scott
Spouse:  Nollie Williams Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Life time resident of Georgetown County
Date of Death: June 30, 1954
Place of Burial: Williams Hill Second Baptist Church, Hemingway
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 2, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    John R. Proctor
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 2, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Lizzie Morris Daniels Cook
Parents:  Jesse and Lecie Rowell Morris
Spouse:   Henry Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 2, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Myrtle Dimery
Spouse:  Lena Simpson Dimery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 2, 1954, page 3, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Andrew Wright
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Struck by Train
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 6, 1954, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    J. Saye Wood
Parents:  Hugh Jackson and Susie Steele Wood
Spouse:   Doris Coleman Wood
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial: Catfish Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 9, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Laurens Dorroh Pitts
Parents:  Rev. John Douglas and Phoebe Dorroh Pitts
Spouse:   Lillian Miller Pitts (married June 8, 1904)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Laurens
Date of Death:   Tuesday
Place of Death:  Chapel Hill, NC
Place of Burial:  Laurelwood Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 9, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Brooks Webster Strickland
Spouse:  Lily Marrow Strickland
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Green Sea
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 9, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Mrs. Eddie Owens Taylor
Spouse:  Eddie Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 9, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    William Luther Gibson
Date of Birth/Age:  age 59
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 13, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Margaret David Browne
Parents:  W. J. and Rebecca Spears David
Spouse:  Dr. C. S. Browne
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, July 16, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Willette Taylor
Parents: William H. and Lenora  Huggins Rogers
Spouse:   J. H. Taylor (died 1946)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Old Marion County, now Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Residence Nichols, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 16, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Lena Lambert Brown
Spouse: Robert Brown
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 16, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Charles E. Kersey
Parents:  J. H. and Charlotte Kirby Kersey
Spouse:  Mary Gray Kersey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 16, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Daniel Hampton Clark
Spouse:  Lillie Gray
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  (resident of Brownsville Section)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, July 16, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Charles E. Bethea
Parents:  Ellis and Claudia Spinks Bethea
Spouse:  Mary Bell Manning Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 20, 1954, page 1, col. 4 and Friday, July 23, 1954, page 1, col. 6 & 7.


Name:    Hattie Stackhouse Floyd
Spouse:  H. B. Floyd, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Services Floydale Methodist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 20, 1954, page 1, col. 7.


Name:    Elizabeth Usher
Parents: William and Martha White Coleman
Spouse:   Tiller C. Usher
Place of Birth:  Native of Little Rock, SC
Date of Death:   July 12, 1954
Place of Death:  Petersburg, Virginia
Place of Burial:  Blanford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, July 23, 1954, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Glen Duncan McLaurin
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 26
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Auto accident
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 27, 1954, page 1, col. 5, 6 & 7.


AUGUST


Name:    John Bunyan McKellar
Parents: Milton and Mettie Ann Burkett McKellar
Spouse:  Daisy McKenzie McKellar
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, August 6,  1954, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Preston Wade Bethea*
Parents: Holden and Alice Rogers Bethea
Spouse:  Minnie Hayes Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, August 6,  1954, page 1, col. 6 and Tuesday August 13, 1954, page 1, col. 2. *Preston L. Bethea in the heading of the articles.


Name:    Lula Miller
Parents: Joe and Martha Hunt Williams
Spouse:  Bruce Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 36
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, August 6,  1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Lizzie Long
Parents: John and Frances O’Brian Jones
Spouse:  Alex Long
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Date of Death:  August 29, 1954
Place of Burial: Dothan Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, August 31, 1954, page 1, col. 4


SEPTEMBER


Name:    Barbara McRae
Parents: Causley C and  Lee Dale Sellers Moody
Spouse:  James Walker McRae
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Jacksonville, Florida
Place of Burial:  Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday September 3, 1954, page 1, col. 3. 


Name:    William Keith
Parents:  A. G. and Dora Brown Keith
Spouse:   Princie Goodwin Keith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, September 3, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Owen Jackson Hayes
Parents:  O. C. and Catherine Jackson Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC  (World War I Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 7, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Greer Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC  (World War I Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 14, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Robert Colin Kersey
Parents:  Arlene Freeman and Rev. Henry Kersey
Spouse:   Eva Books Kersey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Service at Olive Branch Church at Oak Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, September 17, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Infant Son McKenzie
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Frank McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Infant
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Nichols, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, September 17, 1954, page 4, col. 5


Name:    Patricia B. HortonParents:  L. M. and Veda Nance Baucom
Spouse:   Richard Horton (died 9 months ago)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Dillon
Place of Burial:  Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens, Cheraw
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 21, 1954, page 1


Name:    Shirley Faye Prince
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Prince
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 13
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Auto Accident near Hope Mills, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, September 24, 1954, page 1, col. 4.


Name:    Branford Graham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Marlboro County
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, September 24, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Lloyd Arnette
Parents:  Ulas and Vallie Gray Arnette
Spouse:   Irene Davis Arnette
Date of Birth/Age: Age 23
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 28, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Isla Crumpler
Parents:  Hartwell C. and Ann Lane Dew
Spouse:  Rev. James C. Crumpler
Date of Birth/Age: September 12, 1871
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  September 20, 1954
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 28, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Lester Marvin Strickland
Parents:  Mrs. William Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 16
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Auto accident near Reedy Creek
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 28, 1954, page 1, col. 5.


OCTOBER


Name:    Rosa Frasier
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Genes
Spouse:  C. O. Frasier
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Date of Death:  September 30. 1954
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, October 1, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Pearl Usher
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, October 1, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Archie Wilkerson, Jr.
Parents:  Archie and Mary Hyatt Wilkerson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Date of Death: Wednesday
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, October 8, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    James D. Campbell
Parents: George W. and  Jonnie Martin Campbell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 49
Date of Death: October 12, 1954
Place of Death: Residence Oakland Community
Place of Burial:   Snead Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 15,1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Numa A. Huggins
Parents:   Duncan and Elizabeth Huggins
Spouse:   Willie Dudley Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, October 22, 1954, page 1, col. 5.


NOVEMBER


Name:    J. D. Turner
Spouse: Linnie Kersey Turner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, November 2, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Mrs. Clifton Elvington
Parents:  Stella Page
Spouse:  Clifton Elvington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 41
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Residence in Fork community
Place of Burial:  Elvington Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, November 5, 1954, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Mrs. Charlie Brown
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stephens
Spouse:  Charlie Brown
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Tuesday, November 9, 1954, page 6, col. 2


Name:    Marion Truax
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. William L. Gove
Spouse: Hollis U. Truax
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, November 12, 1954, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Arrie Lucy McLellan
Parents: Albert and Emaline Johnson Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age:  age 78
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Oak Grove Community
Place of Burial:  Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery near Marion
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, November 12, 1954, page 1, col. 1.


Name:    Anita Barnhill
Parents: Mrs. Josie Barnhill
Date of Birth/Age: Age 13
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, November 19, 1954, page 1. Col. 4


Name:    David Monroe Ellen, Sr.
Parents:  John H. and Sophie Moody Ellen
Spouse:   Carrie McGill Ellen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:   Native of Dillon county
Date of Death:  November 10, 1954
Place of Death:  Near Darlington
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Friday, November 19, 1954, page 1, col. 5. 


Name:    Cye Elwood Brown
Parents:  Major Lott and Annie Laurie Richardson Brown*
Spouse:  Mary Lois* Christmas Brown
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32, Born November 24, 1920*
Date of Death: Friday, November 19, 1954*
Place of Burial: Services at Second Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, November 23, 1954, page 1, col. 3. *additional information contributed by Elizabeth Brown Erwin


Name:    Clenton W. Hyatt
Spouse:  Mary McCormick Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary church yard
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, November 23, 1954, page 1, col. 3.


Name:    Walter Thaddeous Jone
Spouse:  Lucy McDuffie Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, November 23, 1954, page 4, col. 1.


Name:    Luther Cameron
Parents:  Mrs. W. A. Cameron
Spouse:  Olla Belle Spivey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Wilmington, NC
Place of Burial:  Services in Tabor City
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, November 26, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Scott Huger,Jr.
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Scott Huger, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age early 20s
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Auto accident, Lexington, Virginia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, November 26, 1954, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Mary Magdeline Locklear
Parents: H. L. Locklear
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Residence near Dillon
Place of Burial: Services Pee Dee Chapel, Marlboro County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, November 26, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Howard Carter
Parents:  Henry and Mary James Owens Carter
Spouse:  Annie Ammons Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, November 26, 1954, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Rufus Love
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial: Bethesda Methodist Church  Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, November 30, 1954, page 1, col. 5


DECEMBER


Name:    Irvin Rosh Hulon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church  Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December, 3, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Larkin Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial: Beulah Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, December 7, 1954, page 1, col. 3


Name:    Jesse J. Baker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Baltimore
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 10, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    William B. “Bud” Pace
Parents:  William James and Della Floyd Pace
Spouse:  Iona Hamilton Pace
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 10, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Hannah Butler
Parents: Ben and Mary Lane Bailey
Spouse:   Chancelor Butler
Date of Birth/Age:   Age 76
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Residence of her daughter near Latta
Place of Burial:  Mount Calvary Cemetery near Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 10, 1954, page 1, col. 2


Name:    Alice J. Williams
Date of Birth/Age: February 3, 1857
Date of Death:  December 9, 1954
Place of Burial: Florence County Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 17, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    Bella Hardwick
Spouse:  Tillman Hardwick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:   Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside  Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 17, 1954, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Fronie Hayes
Parents:  Stonewall and Fannie Stackhouse Watson
Spouse:  Forest Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:   Dillon (auto accident one week ago)
Place of Burial: Riverside  Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, December 21, 1954, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Mrs. Odel Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:   Residence near Lake View
Place of Burial: Services at Kemper Baptist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, December 21, 1954, page 1, col. 6


Name:    A. L. Berry
Spouse: Annie Meares Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Lumberton, NC
Place of Burial: Meadowbrook Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 24, 1954, page 1, col. 5.


Name:    Sarah Susan Rogers Lane
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Parker Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 24, 1954, page 8, col. 1


Name:    John Dozier Coleman
Parents:  David H. and Hannah Drew Coleman
Spouse: #1. Mary Allen # 2. Daisy Atkinson Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  November 28, 1868
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Catfish Community
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 31, 1954, page 1, col. 1 & 2.


Name:    Durham McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Auto accident near Dillon
Place of Burial: Hamilton Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 31, 1954, page 1, col. 3 & 4.


Name:    John Ray Berry
Parents:  G. Raymond and Mary McIntyre Berry
Spouse:  Sue Meares Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Residence in Pleasant Hill Section
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 31, 1954, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Mrs. J. W. Lytton
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Services Cheraw Methodist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday, December 31, 1954, page 1, col. 7.