Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1955


The extracts for 1955 are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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:      Mrs. Emory Kilt Hayes       
Parents:  Mrs. Allen Hayes, Lumberton, NC
Spouse:  Emory Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: December 28, 1954
Place of Death:  McLeod Infirmary, Florence
Place of Burial:  Mechanicsville Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 7   


Name:   Grady Samuel Byrd          
Date of Birth/Age:  35
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, NC native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon  (auto accident)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 7.   Wreck photo: Friday January 7, 1955, page 1, col. 6


Name:   Robert Thomas Clewis             
Date of Birth/Age:  35
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, NC native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon (auto accident)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 7.  Wreck photo: Friday January 7, 1955, page 1, col. 6


Name:      Durham McKenzie           
Date of Birth/Age:  67 
Date of Death: inquest December 31, 1954
Place of Death:  Dillon (struck by auto)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 5      


Name:      Edgar Banks Farley
Parents:  Mrs. Lina Banks Farley & late Henry L. Farley
Spouse:  Mrs. Nell Herring Farley
Date of Birth/Age:  43
Place of Birth:  Gulf, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Mrs. Mattie Page
Maiden name: Norman
Parents:  late Rev. W. D. Norman & Martha Hayes Norman
Date of Birth/Age:  72
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Lake View home
Place of Burial:  services: Bear Swamp Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 1  


Name:    Mrs. Percy Morgan        
Brother: G. H. Bell of Dillon 
Date of Death: buried yesterday
Place of Burial:  Dunn, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 4, 1955, page 1, col. 7       


Name:  Mrs. Frances Bryant Lane   
Date of Birth/Age:  86
Date of Death: December 28, 1954
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday January 7, 1955, page 1, col. 7      


Name:      Mrs. Golden Bailey
Parents:  late Edmond & Swannie Hamilton of Marion County
Date of Birth/Age:  71
Date of Death: December 28, 1954
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday January 7, 1955, page 1, col, 2 


Name:      Mrs. Louise Elkins Clark
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Richard Elkins       
Spouse:  Lee Clark
Date of Birth/Age:  27
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 11, 1955, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Wade W. Wise
Parents:  late R. C. & Janie Watson Wise
Spouse:  (1) late Mrs. Lillian Bullard Wise (2) Mrs. Carrie Blackmon Wise
Date of Birth/Age:  77
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Methodist Church Cemetery, Oak Grove
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 11, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Mrs. Dorothy Danehauer McLeod
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Danenhauer of Clifton, Ariz.
Spouse:  T. Eugene McLeod formerly of Latta
Date of Birth/Age:  47
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Garden Grove, Ca. home
Place of Burial:  services: Blowers Mortuary, Santa Ana, Ca.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 11, 1955, page 1, col. 6


Name:      Rembert Carmichael Proctor       
Parents:  M. R. Proctor
Spouse:  Bertie Rowell
Date of Birth/Age:  38
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Conway Hospital
Place of Burial:  family plot at Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday January 14, 1955, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Mrs. Kate Allen Eaddy
Parents:   Joseph & Marian Bethea Allen of Latta
Spouse:   S. R. Eaddy of Florence County
Date of Birth/Age:  82
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Hamlet, NC
Place of Burial:  Old Johnsonville Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday January 14, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Mrs. Mattie Lester McLaurin
Maiden name: Lester
Parents:  late Hector & Jeanette Smith Lester of Dillon County
Spouse:  Allen A. McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age:  62 
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Bennettsville home
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 18, 1955, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Mrs. Rebecca (Peggy) Johnson Nyhan
Parents:  W. f. R. Johnson & late Rebecca Nichols Johnson
Spouse:  married 1947 Frederick Phillip Nyhan of Lawrence, Mass and Marion
Date of Birth/Age:  July 5, 1922
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Marion home
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 18, 1955, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Mrs. Julia Ivey
Parents:   Mrs. Jesse Herring  & late Jesse Herring
Spouse:  Wilmer Ivey
Date of Birth/Age:  40
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday January 21, 1955, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Kelly L. Caulder, Jr.           
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Kelly L. Caulder, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  2 months
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday January 25, 1955, page 1, col. 3

 
  FEBRUARY


Name:      Mrs. Roxie M. Dozier
Parents:  W. J. Murdock* & late Savannah Rogers Murdock*
Spouse:  Wyburn Dozier
Date of Birth/Age:  47
Place of Birth:  Anderson County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday February 8, 1955, page 1, col. 5
*Murdoch
- source: Family member 


Name:      Miss Lula Mae Loupo
Parents:  late Marshall & Joanne Elvington Loupo
Date of Birth/Age:  68
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home near Lake View
Place of Burial:  services: Lake View Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday February 8, 1955, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Mrs. Carolyn (Snookie) Williams Ray       
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Sam W. Williams
Spouse:  J. D. Ray
Date of Birth/Age:  29 
Date of Death: Sunday (auto accident)
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday February 15, 1955, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Ashby Lifrage Jones
Spouse:  (1) Mrs. Quillian Daybert (2) Mrs. Dorothy Miles Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  55
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday February 15, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Hector Stafford Smith       
Date of Birth/Age:  70
Place of Birth:  life long resident of the Carolina community
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday February 25, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Elaine Compton
Parents:   A. S. &  Genvieve Bailey Compton
Date of Birth/Age:  4
Date of Death: February 13
Place of Death:  Newport News, Va.
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday February 25, 1955, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Kenneth E. Bailey       
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. H. H. Bailey
Spouse:  Blanche M. Bailey
Date of Birth/Age:  40
Date of Death: Friday  (auto accident January 31)
Place of Death:  a Durham, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday February 25, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Samuel Wilson Dew
Parents:  late Willis W. & Lillie Moody Dew
Date of Birth/Age: 
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Zion Church Cemetery in Temperance Hill
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday February 25, 1955, page 1, col. 1   


MARCH 


Name:      Frank J. Jackson
Parents:  late Lawrence & Hapsie Hamilton Jackson, Dillon
Spouse:  Mrs. Annie Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  57
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 1, 1955, page 1, col. 2 


Name:     William Henry Hayes
Parents:  late W. D. Hayes & Elizabeth Harlee Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  at home in the Floydale community
Place of Burial:  Mt. Andrews Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 1, 1955, page 1, col. 2    


Name:      Samuel Powers Proctor
Spouse:  former Miss Eliza C. Rowland died August 31, 1918
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Paul’s Methodist Church Cemetery at Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 1, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Miss Ruthie Mae Brewer
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Brewer
Date of Birth/Age:  16
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home in Hayestown section of Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Hayestown Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday March 4, 1955, page 4, col. 6


Name:      Daniel O’Berry Duncan
Parents:  W. T. Duncan of Myrtle Beach
Spouse:  Mrs. Ella Hodges Duncan
Date of Birth/Age:  42
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  New Bern, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 8, 1955, page 1, col. 3 


Name: Mrs. L. M. Minshew 
Maiden name: Gardner   
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. Rufus Gardner of Edgecombe County, NC
Date of Birth/Age:  71
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Southern Pines, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 8, 1955, page 1, col. 3    


Name:      Sgt. James A. Small        
Parents:  John Arthur & Walker Coats Small
Date of Birth/Age:  42
Date of Death: Tuesday  (auto accident)
Place of Death:  Ft. Bragg
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 8, 1955, page 1, col. 3     


Name:      Mrs. Eunice Mae Richardson
Parents:   Ace & Amanda Brown Keith of Florence County
Spouse:  Norwood Richardson
Date of Birth/Age:  54
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 8, 1955, page 1, col. 3     


Name:      James R. “Gator” Herring           
Parents:  James Arthur Herring, Little Rock
Spouse:  Mrs. Beatrice Davis Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  about 37
Date of Death: found Sunday
Place of Death: Moccasin Bluff,  Little Pee Dee River (drowned)
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 8, 1955, page 1, col.7  


Name:      Miss Eva Walters
Parents:   D. R. & Mary Walters
Date of Birth/Age: 
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 15, 1955, page 4, col. 4  


Name:      Mrs. Kit C. Price
Spouse:  late Jim Price of Lake View
Date of Birth/Age:  74
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home of daughter, Mrs. Earl Hayes in Nichols
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 15, 1955, page 4, col. 5   


Name:      Harold Robert Barmore
Spouse:  Mrs. Mattie Herring Barmore
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 15, 1955, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Ringland L. Smith
Parents:  Sadie M. Smith
Spouse: Ellen Thomas of Gaffney
Date of Birth/Age:  62
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Lake View
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday March 18, 1955, page 1, col. 1


Name:      Miss Mattie McLean       
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: March 18
Place of Burial:  Monroe
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 22, 1955, page 5, col. 5  


Name:      Liston B. Hyman           
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Cohen Hyman
Spouse:  Mrs. Kathleen Hyman
Date of Birth/Age:  31
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: auto accident near Dunn, NC
Place of Burial:  Me. Elam Church Cemetery, near Pamplico
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday March 22, 1955, page 1, col. 7  


APRIL


Name:      Mrs. Edna Earl George
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. John E. McLeod of Sellers
Spouse:  Lide George
Date of Birth/Age:  34
Place of Birth:  Rocky Mount, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery near Berry’s Crossroads
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday April 1, 1955, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Mrs. Annie Monroe Baker
Maiden name: Monroe
Parents:  late Dr. Francis & Carolyn Lewis Monroe
Spouse:  late James Graham Baker
Date of Birth/Age:  86
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Latta home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 5, 1955, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Mrs. Charles Lane
Parents:  late Asa & Sally Bailey Webster
Spouse:  Charles Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  63
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Lane Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 5, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Magnolia Hill
Parents:  W. M. Rising & late Magnolia Brumbles Rising
Spouse:  Irvin Hill
Date of Birth/Age:  50
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Winston-Salem, NC  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  April 8, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Walker Floyd
Parents:  late Avery & Penny Williams Floyd
Spouse:  Mrs. Meta Dubois Floyd
Date of Birth/Age:  77
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 12, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Stewart Adams Jones
Parents:   Thomas & Laura Dodge Jones of Kingston, Canada
Spouse:  former Miss Ethel Mae Van Aken
Date of Birth/Age:  64
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home of daughter Mr. J. C. Lupo, Jr.
Place of Burial:  Wiltwyck Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 12, 1955, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Frank Theodore Blease
Spouse:  Mrs. Leona Jackson Blease
Date of Birth/Age:  59
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary church yard
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 12, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Furman Miller
Parents:  late W. W. & Adeline Rogers Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 19, 1955, page 1, col. 6


Name:      Mrs. Nellie Huggins Conner       
Parents:  late Wallace & Helen Small Huggins of Horry County
Spouse:  late Doc Conner
Date of Birth/Age:  79
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  auto accident
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 19, 1955, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Roland Sidney Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  69
Place of Birth:  Branchville & Jacksonville Fl. native
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Jacksonville, Fla.
Place of Burial:  services: Jacksonville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 19, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Mrs. N. D. Saleeby
Spouse:  N. D. Saleeby
Place of Birth:  Beirut, Lebanon native, Monroe, NC native
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 19, 1955, page 8, col. 2


Name:      Robert B. Smith
Spouse:  Mrs. Elma Edwards Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  68
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 19, 1955, page 8, col. 2


Name:      Mrs. Hanna Simmons
Parents:  late Steve & Sally Bass
Spouse:  Maxie Simmons
Date of Birth/Age:  50
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon home
Place of Burial:  Robeson County, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday April 22, 1955, page 4, col. 5   


Name:      E. R. McIntyre
Spouse:  Mrs. Sallie S. McIntyre
Place of Birth:  Robeson County native
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: a Marion Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday April 26, 1955, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Mrs. Celia Campbell Graham
Parents:  late Andrew J. & Sally Rogers Campbell
Spouse:  late James F. Graham
Date of Birth/Age:  82
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday April 29, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


MAY


Name:      Lawrence Tyler 
Spouse:  Mrs. Lily Hilburn Tyler
Date of Birth/Age:  59
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 3, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Carl L. Grice       
Parents:  Bradley & Bessie Mae Grice
Date of Birth/Age:  25
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  near Blenheim auto accident
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 3, 1955, page 7, col. 3   


Name:      Mrs. Victoria Dudley Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  74
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home of son Romie Allen, Latta
Place of Burial:  Fork Baptist Cemetery near Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 3, 1955, page 7, col. 3


Name:      Talmadge Rogers
Parents:  John & Mary Reynolds Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  60
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday May 6, 1955, page 5, col. 5   


Name:      Clarence D. Bullard
Parents:  late Julius & Ellen Poston Bullard
Spouse:  Mrs. Isla Clarke Bullard
Date of Birth/Age:  58
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Oak Grove home
Place of Burial:  Catfish Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 10, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Dr. C. A. Henderson          
Spouse:  former Miss Charlotte Bethea of Latta
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: near Pensacolal, Fl. auto accident
Place of Burial:  services: Epworth Methodist Church of Savannah
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 17, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Troy Lamar Shaw       
Parents:  Joseph L. Shaw
Spouse:  Mrs. Sally Williams Shaw
Date of Birth/Age:  54
Date of Death: Friday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 17, 1955, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Mrs. Louise Coleman Coward
Parents:  Mrs. Madge Harrelson Coleman & late Frank Coleman, Mullins
Spouse:  Roy Coward
Date of Birth/Age:  26
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Latta home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 24, 1955, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Cpl. Bobby T. Wethington
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Wethington
Place of Death:  Korean war
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday May 27, 1955, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      John H. Dixon, Sr.
Parents:  late James Jefferson & Elizabeth Garrett Dixon
Spouse:  Mrs. Elsie Treadway Dixon
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Place of Birth:  Roxboro, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Chatham Cemetery, Chatham, Va.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 31, 1955, page 4, col. 4


Name:      John W. Strickland
Parents:  late Nicholas & Emma Ammons Strickland
Spouse:  Mrs. Mollie Roberts Strickland
Date of Birth/Age:  69
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Oak Grove home
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday May 31, 1955, page 5, col. 2


JUNE


Name:      Charlie Boston (Dick) Lupo
Spouse:  Mrs. Charlie Lupo
Date of Birth/Age:  68
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 7, 1955, page 1, col. 3 


Name:  Theadis Davis
Parents:  Mrs. Rennie Sessions Jernigan & late Ransom Sessions,
D
ate of Birth/Age:  33
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday June 10, 1955, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Abe Gibson
Date of Birth/Age:  77
Place of Birth: 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  St. Stephen M. E. Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday June 10, 1955, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Mrs. Ida McKenzie
Parents:  late Morgan & Mary Surles Taylor
Spouse:  late Isiah McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age:  81
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 14, 1955, page 1, col. 3. 


Name:      Thomas Brooks Alford
Parents:  late Frasier & Annie David Alford
Date of Birth/Age:  62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 14, 1955, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Claude Temple Bullock
Parents:  late Andrew & Quinn Rowland Bullock
Spouse:  Mrs. Lena Abbott Bullock
Date of Birth/Age:  66
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 14, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:. Berline Stone Smith
Spouse:  Sgt. Floyd C. Smith
Date of Birth/Age: 38
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: June 4
Place of Death:  Etain, France
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 14, 1955, page 6, col. 4 and Friday June 24, 1955, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Wilson W. Harris         
Spouse:  Cornelia Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  65
Date of Death: Monday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 14, 1955, page 4, col. 1  


Name:      Mrs. Dillon C. Humphrey
Maiden name: Quick
Parents:  late James & Hannah Davis Quick
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Lake View home
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 21, 1955, page 7, col. 5 & 6


Name:      Miss Eva Grainger
Date of Birth/Age:  56
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  family cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 21, 1955, page 6, col. 4  


Name:      Mrs. Ada Marian McLaurin Chamness
Maiden name: McLaurin
Parents:  Hector & Frances Edens McLaurin of Marlboro County
Spouse:  late Paul Clifton Chamness
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Blenheim home
Place of Burial:  services: Blenheim Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 21, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


Name:       Horace (Pedro) Campbell       
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. William Simeon Campbell
Spouse:  Mrs. Gertrude Zemp Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  44
Place of Birth:  former Dillon resident-resident of Camden 20 years
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Wateree Lake near Camden
Place of Burial: Quaker Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 28, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Pearle F. Smith
Maiden name: Fore
Parents:  late A. M. & Betty McKenzie Fore
Spouse:  D. A. Smith of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  62
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home of sister Mrs. J. E. Sizemore here
Place of Burial:  Fore Cemetery near Floydale
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday June 28, 1955, page 1, col. 6

 
JULY


Name:      Mrs. Sammie Allen
Parents:  David  & Amanda Fore Allen
Date of Birth: August 27, 1882
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Marion Memorial hospital
Place of Burial:  services: residence of cousin George Allen, Latta, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 5, 1955, page 4, col. 5


Name:      D. (Dee) Page
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Robeson County Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 5, 1955, page 4, col. 4


Name:      Mrs. Rachel H. Bailey
Parents:  late Ira & Caroline Surles Hamilton, Dillon County
Date of Birth/Age:  79
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 12, 1955, page 8, col. 4   


Name:      Roberta Hughes       
Date of Birth/Age:  5
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Gresham home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday July 12, 1955, page 5, col. 1 & 2


Name:      Mrs. Etta Fagan        
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Brooklyn, NY native
Date of Death: yesterday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday July 12, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      William Thomas Squires
Spouse:  (1) Katie Harrelson Squires (died 1943) (2) Ollie Lewis Hewitt
Date of Birth/Age:  July 17, 1889
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Florence residence
Place of Burial:  Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 19, 1955, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Mrs. Julia Godbolt
Spouse:  late Charles G. Godbolt of Robeson County, NC
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday July 22, 1955, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Angella McRae       
Date of Birth/Age:  4
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital (auto accident)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 26, 1955, page 1, col. 2   
 

Name:      Mrs. Dovie Locklear
Date of Birth/Age:  78
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, July 26, 1955, page 1, col. 4 

 
AUGUST


Name:      Infant son
Parents:  Rufus Douglas & Mrs. Ida Mae Larrimore Cottingham Jr.
Place of Burial:  service Saturday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 3, 1955, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Rudolph Black
Parents:  Mrs. & Mrs. Dan Black of Hamer
Spouse:  Mrs. Dora Caulder Black
Date of Birth/Age:  36
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, N. C.
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 5, 1955, page 1, col. 6


Name: William J. Brown Jr.    
Parents:  late J. M. Brown & Mrs. Mattie Hatchell Brown
Place of Birth:  Marion native
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 5, 1955, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Mrs. Mattie Dow Herring
Parents:  late Tom & Viola Herring
Spouse:  Daniel Herring
Date of Birth/Age: 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 5, 1955, page 1, col. 7  


Name:      Mrs. Lelia H. Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Place of Birth:  Lynchburg, Va. & Latta native
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital, Dillon
Place of Burial: services: Bethea Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday  August 7, 1955, page 4, col. 2


Name:      Annie May Alford
Parents:  Moses & Bessie Alford
Date of Birth/Age:  2 
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Minturn
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 10, 1955, page 1, col. 6 & 7


Name:      Jasper Harrelson
Parents:  late Rev. Hugh & Romie Allen Harrelson
Spouse:  Mrs. Caddie Rogers Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Place of Birth:  Dillon County native
Date of Death: Friday 
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 17, 1955, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      Mrs. Mary Kilpatrick Rogers
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. Harry Lee Kilpatrick
Spouse:  Maj. Jack M. Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  July 24, 1917
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Saturday        drowned
Place of Death:  Fairbanks, Alaska
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 17, 1955, page 5, col. 3 & Friday August 19, 1955, page 1, col. 1 & 2   


Name:      Carl Bailey
Date of Birth/Age:  45
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon residence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 17, 1955, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Murray S. Mears
Spouse:  former Leila Ayers
Date of Birth/Age:  78
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  residence near Lake View
Place of Burial:  family cemetery near residence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 17, 1955, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      A. J. Wright
Parents:  Z. E. Wright & Maggie Tunstall Wright of Scotland County, N. C.
Spouse:  Mrs. Dorothy Hayes Wright
Date of Birth/Age:  54
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 17, 1955, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Johnnie W. Ransom
Parents:  Marvin & Nellie Kinlaw Ransom
Date of Birth/Age:  24
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  near McColl
Place of Burial:  services: McColl
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 24, 1955, page 4, col.7


Name:   Mrs. William H. Hargrove           
Maiden name: Stackhouse
Parents:  late I. P. & Victoria Rogers Stackhouse
Spouse:  late W. H. Hargrove
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Shilo Cemetery, Marion County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 24, 1955, page 4, col.7  


Name:      Henslee Johnson Miller
Spouse:  Leona Ivy Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  45
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Robeson County
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 24, 1955, page 4, col.2   


Name:      Dr. William S. Bethea
Parents:  Mrs. C. E. Bethea & late Mr. Bethea
Spouse:  Mrs. Florence Manning Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  43
Place of Birth:  Latta native
Date of Death: Wednesday        auto accident
Place of Death:  near Darlington
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 26, 1955, page 1, col.4  


Name:      Mrs. Frank Bailey
Parents:  late William Anderson & Lila Carter Allen of Robeson County
Spouse:  late Frank Bailey
Date of Birth/Age:  78
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 26, 1955, page 6, col. 1   


Name:      George Bond
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Bond
Date of Birth/Age:  81
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 26, 1955, page 5, col 2  


Name:      Pete Kirby
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Tobaccoville, N. C.
Date of Death: August 26
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday August 26, 1955, page 1, col. 3  and Friday September 2, 1955, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Luther J. Millet
Date of Birth/Age:  53
Place of Birth:  Lancaster, S.C. & Rochester, N. Y. native
Date of Death: Sunday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday August 31, 1955, page 4, col  2


SEPTEMBER


Name:      Howard Washington
Date of Birth/Age:  25
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 7, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Rev. James N. Tolar           
Parents:  late T. J. & Betty Ann Cobb Tolar 
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, N. C.
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Atlanta
Place of Burial:  Madison, Ga.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 7, 1955, page 1, col. 7     


Name:      Walter Clyde Hardy
Parents:  late George & Willie Miller Hardy
Spouse:  Mrs. Carrie Bell Hardy
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 7, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Mrs. Amanda Cope
Maiden name: Bethea
Parents:  late Asberry & Martha Daniels Bethea
Spouse:  late Lide Cope
Date of Birth/Age: 62
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Sardis Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 16, 1955, page 1, col. 5         


Name:      Mr. T. M. Brand         
Son: Mr. Jimmie Brand
Date of Birth/Age: 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Beaumont, Texas
Place of Burial:  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Texas
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 16, 1955, page 1, col. 5             


Name:      A. C. Brewer
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Place of Birth:  Lake View native
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 16, 1955, page 1, col. 6             


Name:      James Whittington
Place of Birth:  Hamer native
Date of Death: Wednesday       
Place of Death:  Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 16, 1955, page 1, col. 4           


Name:      Mrs. H. M. (Doc) Bullock
Spouse:  H. M. (Doc)Bullock
Date of Birth/Age:  81
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 21, 1955, page 4, col. 1  


Name:      Mrs. Retha Taylor Rouse
Date of Death: September 12
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 16, 1955, page 1, col. 6 & 7         
 

Name:      Mrs. Norma Caulder
Maiden name: Caulder
Parents:  late Malcolm & Annie Graham Caulder
Spouse:  Jim Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  64
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Marion County home
Place of Burial:  Hulon Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 28, 1955, page 8, col. 4      


Name:      Winston McKenzie
Parents:  Mrs. Katie Goodwin McKenzie & late J. R. McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age:  56
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 28, 1955, page 5, col. 3     


Name:      Thomas Lee Horne
Parents:  Mrs. K. P. Horne
Spouse:  former Jean Sansbury
Date of Birth/Age:  29
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Crescent Beach
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday September 28, 1955, page 5, col. 3   


Name:      Van Coleman Hardy
Parents:  late W. J. & Avie J. Hardy
Spouse:  Mrs. Beulah Hardy
Date of Birth/Age:  44
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marlboro County hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 30, 1955, page 1, col. 2


Name:  James Walter Gilbert   
Parents:  late E. G. & Joanne Kersey Gilbert
Date of Birth/Age:  77
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Beaver Dam Cemetery, McColl
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 30, 1955, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      John Thomas Taylor
Parents:  late John & Missouri Wallace Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  72
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday September 30, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


OCTOBER


Name:      Mrs. Nancy Thompson Garner
Parents:  Duncan & Carrie Huggins Thompson
Spouse:  O. D. Garner
Date of Birth/Age:  30        auto accident
Place of Birth:  Latta native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 5, 1955, page 1, col. 1 & 2  


Name:      Annie Merle Williams
Parents:  late Alec & Mary Lilly McCormick Calhoun
Date of Birth/Age: 71 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Wednesday October 5, 1955, page 1, col. 1


Name:      Pvt. Lester E. Thompson
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Fort Bragg native
Date of Death: Sunday        auto accident
Place of Death:  Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 5, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Willie Edward Collins
Parents:  Mrs. Ethel Watts Collins & late Nash Collins
Date of Birth/Age:  30
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Little Rock
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 7, 1955, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Howard Clark
Date of Birth/Age:  60          
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Latta - train accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 7, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Crawford Hayes
Parents:  late Mr. & Mrs. C. J. Hayes of Dillon County
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Union Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 7, 1955, page 1, col. 5     


Name:      E. H. McCreight
Date of Death: October 8
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Johnston
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 12, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Clara Bell Hunt
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Tracy Hunt of Sellers
Date of Birth/Age:  14        auto fire
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Latta
Place of Burial:  Bullard Funeral Home in Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 1, col. 1 & 2


Name:      Gabriel Hunt
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Tracy Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  4        auto fire
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Latta
Place of Burial:  Bullard Funeral Home in Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 1, col. 1 & 2    


Name:      Earl Hodge
Parents:  Addison & Barbara Rogers Hodge of Dillon County
Spouse:  Mrs. Earl Hodge
Date of Birth/Age:  53
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Beaverdam Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 4, col. 3   


Name:   Mrs. Maggie McLaurin Bennett
Parents:  late George & Mary McInnis McLaurin
Spouse:  late John C. Bennett
Date of Birth/Age:  78
Place of Birth:  Carolina section native
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home in Carolina section
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 4, col. 3     


Name:      Sidney Lee Hayes
Spouse:  Mrs. Annie Pierce Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  72
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Lake View home
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 4, col. 3   


Name:      Thomas LeGrande Berry
Parents:  late James Henry & Mary Elizabeth Stackhouse Berry 
Date of Birth/Age:  71
Place of Birth:  Little Rock
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home of brother J. B. Berry Sr. on Rice Street, Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 19, 1955, page 6, col. 3     


Name:  Mrs. Rosa Bell Johnson   
Parents:  Jesse Wallace & late Bertha Hyatt Wallace, Robeson County, N. C.
Spouse:  Alton Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  46
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday October 21, 1955, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Lawrence  Albert Manning Jr.  “Mr. Ab”
Parents:  James L. Manning & Florence Ellerbe Manning
Spouse:  former Minnie Holland of Fayetteville, Missouri
Place of Birth:  near Little Rock
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Latta home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 2  and  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 3 & 4  


Name:    Mrs. Hannah Jane Wallace    
Date of Birth/Age:  92 
Date of Death: yesterday
Place of Death:  Latta home
Place of Burial:  Dothan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 2       


Name:      Roger W. Hayes
Parents:  Mrs. Eula Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  36            accident
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Lake View
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Mrs. Doris Whittington
Maiden name: Harper
Parents:  Vance & Lula Blackwell Harper, Dillon
Spouse:  Horace Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  35
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Portsmouth, Va. hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      James R. Battle.
Parents:  late James  & Lenora Floyd Battle
Spouse:  former Miss Ruth Pace
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Place of Birth: Nichols native
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  McLeod’s Infirmary
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Cade Berry
Parents:  late Leonard  & Mary Barnes Berry, Marion County
Date of Birth/Age:  83 
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday October 26, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


NOVEMBER


Name:      M. C. Banes
Spouse:  Sally Banes
Date of Birth/Age:  39
Date of Death: Sunday        accident
Place of Death:  Bermuda section home
Place of Burial: 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 1, col. 7   


Name:      Hugh L. Calhoun
Parents:  late Hugh & Sarah Ann Legette Calhoun
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Place of Birth:  former Latta resident
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Bruce Hospital, Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Mrs Minnie Pate Rogers
Parents:  late Horatio & Ida Shirley Pate
Spouse:  late J. Monroe Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  73 
Date of Death: yesterday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Mary Herring
Parents:  Furman & Lizzie Hartley of Marion County
Spouse:  Thomas Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  66
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 5, col.3   


Name:      Mrs. Stella H. Elvington 
Date of Birth/Age:  66
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  family cemetery near her home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 5, col. 6  


Name:      Miss Virginia Burney
Parents:  late W. B. & Martha Scruggs Guill of Johnson County, N. C.
Date of Birth/Age:  55
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 2, 1955, page 5, col. 7   


Name:      Mrs. Emma Lewellen
Spouse:  William James Lewellen
Date of Birth/Age:  67
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 4, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:    Mrs. Nettie A. Ford   
Date of Birth/Age:  81
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Ford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 4, 1955, page 1, col. 5      


Name:      Tristram B. Thompson
Parents:  late Tristram B. & Ella Braddy Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  43
Place of Birth: 
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: 
Place of Burial:  Dothan cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 11, 1955, page 1, col. 7   


Name:    Joan Rebecca Morris
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Leon V. Morris
Date of Birth/Age:  18 months
Place of Burial: service: Sunday November 14,  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 16, 1955, page 1, col. 7       


Name:      Neil Edward Alford Jr.
Parents:  Neil Edward & Naomi Covington Alford, Carolina section, Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  7 months (April 18, 1955)
Place of Birth:  (St. Eugene Hospital, Dillon, SC)
Date of Death: Monday (November 14, 1955)
Place of Death:  home (SIDS)
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 18, 1955, page 1, col. 6. Information in parenthesis submitted by Elaine A. Jones.


Name:      Newton H. Campbell
Parents:  Sam M. & Mary Berry Campbell
Spouse:  former Pearl Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  59
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Columbia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 18, 1955, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Mrs. Mary M. Anderson
Parents:  late Lewis & Margaret Passailaigue
Date of Birth/Age:  82
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  semi-invalid home in Lynchburg
Place of Burial:  Riverside cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday November 18, 1955, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Mrs. Ethel Avant
Maiden name: Morris
Parents:  late Raymond & Debbie Taylor Morris
Spouse:  Eugene Avant, Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  48
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 30, 1955, page 1, col. 6   


Name:      Jim Stokes Reason
Parents:  late Joe & Sara Chestnut Reason
Date of Birth/Age:  69
Date of Death: November 22
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday November 30, 1955, page 1, col. 3  

 
DECEMBER


Name:      W. H. Woodle Jr.
Parents:  W. H. & Mary Bethea Woodle, Dillon
Spouse:  Mrs. Ramona Culbreth Woodle
Date of Birth/Age:  25
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 2, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Eddie McCoy Coates
Parents:  late John J. & Julian Ann Cook Coats, Marion County
Spouse:  Mrs. Agnes Turner Coats
Date of Birth/Age:  66
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 2, 1955, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      Mrs. W. M. Ford
Parents:  late Rev. Hugh & Margaret Allen Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Place of Birth:  Dillon County native
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 7, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Mrs. Martha Cook
Parents:  late Elijah & Nancy Clark Powers, Marlboro County
Date of Birth/Age:  84
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Baptist cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 7, 1955, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Karen Ann Carter
Parents:  Mr. & Mrs. Jack Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  2 
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Holly Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 7, 1955, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      James (Jim) Fore
Parents:  late Thomas E. & Mrs. Mattie Smith Fore
Spouse:  late Mrs. Ethel Smith Fore
Date of Birth/Age:  69
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday            auto accident
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 14, 1955, page 4, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Florence Watson Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  85 
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home of daughter: Mrs. Etta Kennedy
Place of Burial:  Methodist Church cemetery, Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 14, 1955, page 3, col. 2      


Name: Thomas Odom
Spouse:  Mrs. Ruth Howell Odom
Date of Birth/Age:  35        drowned
Place of Birth: Darlington County native
Date of Death: found Friday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 21, 1955, page 1, col. 2     


Name:      Walter Meekins Arnette
Parents:  late Neil & Martha Daniel Arnette
Spouse:  married 1910, Ina Lee Arnette of Marietta, N. C.
Date of Birth/Age:  68
Place of Birth:  Nichols
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Pleasant Hill home
Place of Burial:  Riverside cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 21, 1955, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Mrs. Dora Smith Oliver
Parents:  late Rev. Neill & Flora Nitch Smith, Scotland County, N. C.
Spouse:  late Fred Oliver
Date of Birth/Age:  75
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Regan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 21, 1955, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Charlie W. Christmas
Parents:  late Arthur & Martha Butler Christmas
Spouse:  former Sallie Moore
Date of Birth/Age:  49
Date of Death: Sunday            auto accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 21, 1955, page 1, col. 6   


Name:      Mrs. Alma Walters
Parents:  late Ellis & Janette Britt Miller
Spouse:  Spurgeon Walters
Date of Birth/Age:  74
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Wednesday December 21, 1955, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      James Collen Hasty
Parents:  late Henry Alston & Kate Bracey Hasty
Spouse:  Mrs. Louise Hamer Hasty
Date of Birth/Age:  57
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Little Rock home
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Methodist Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 30, 1955, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Mrs. Ella Vivian Booth
Parents:  Mrs. W. W. Rowland & late Mr. Rowland
Spouse:  Maxwell Booth, Clewiston
Date of Birth/Age:  44 
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Clewiston, Fla. hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 30, 1955, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Marion McRimmon
Date of Birth/Age:  60 
Date of Death: Wednesday            auto accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 30, 1955, page 1, col. 7  


Name:      Mrs. Kate Hampton Weatherford
Spouse:  late Henry W. Weatherford
Date of Birth/Age:  95
Date of Death: December 23
Place of Death:  home of son, John H. Weatherford
Place of Burial:  family cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Friday December 30, 1955, page 1, col. 3