Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1961


The extracts for 1961 are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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JANUARY


Name:      Mary Hyatt
Parents:   Henry and Rachel Surles Morris
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth:   Dillon native
Date of Death:   Friday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 2


Name:     Mary Lutie Bethea
Parents:   D. McLeod and Florrie Fore Bethea
Spouse:   Archie McKay Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:   Latta native
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Main Street Methodist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 3


Name:     Shafford Ward
Spouse:   Dora Lee Ward
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Lillian Blackmon
Spouse:   John D. Blackmon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Baptist Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 3   


Name:      James Marshall McDonald
Parents:   Gilmore and Annie Hodges McDonald
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Steve Allen Herring
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 2 months old
Date of Death:   Friday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Sweat Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 6, 1961, page 6, col. 3


Name:      Percy Locklear   
Parents:   Evans Locklear
Spouse:   Rosa Lee Norton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Elam Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 11, 1961, page 1, col. 2    


Name:      Norma Lee Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 16
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Sellers
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 11, 1961, page 1, col. 2  (Auto accident)


Name:      Rudolph Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 33
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Sellers  (Auto accident)
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 11, 1961, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Helen Ruth Allen Reaves
Parents:   Dr. Joel I. Allen and Helen Bass Allen
Spouse:   Dr. Robert Lide Reaves
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Reaves family cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 11, 1961, page 1, col. 4 and 5  


Name:      L. E. Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 13, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Bonnie Wacon Cottingham
Parents:   Thomas H. and Lennie Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Date of Death:   Sunday
Place of Death:  Pineville, N. C.
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, January 13, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Charlie H. Herring
Spouse:    Louise Brown Herring
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Duke Hospital
Place of Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 18, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Boyd Harrelson
Parents:   W. G. and Nora Rogers Harrelson
Spouse:    Vernell Moody Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 49
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 18, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Larry Gene Carnes
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Carnes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 2 months old
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 18, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Mattie Rogers Bethea
Parents:   Capt. R. H. and Bedie Ford Rogers
Spouse:   Phillip P. Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 92
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Woodruff
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 18, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Stephen Rowland Williamson
Parents:    Dr. Lovick H. and Jackie Rowland Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: March 22, 1950
Date of Death: January 9
Place of Death: Ga.
Place of Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, January 25, 1961, page 1, col. 4   

 
 FEBRUARY


Name:      Andrew Hunt
Parents:   Charles and Flora Oxendine Hunt
Spouse:   Madge McDowell Hunt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Oak Grove Baptist Church cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 1, 1961, page 1, col. 6


Name:      J. W. W. Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Augusta, Ga.
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, February 3, 1961, page 1, col. 6 


Name:       Hubert Hamilton   
Parents:   Addie Clark Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Place of Birth:   Dillon native
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon (Accidental death in Little Pee Dee)
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 8, 1961, page 1, col. 3 and 4.


Name:      Nellie Ballard Berry
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ballard
Spouse:    Thomas Reedy Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Augusta
Place of Burial: Tarte Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 8, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Edward D. (Sid) McLaurin
Parents:   Lauchlin and Bessie Easterling McLaurin
Spouse:   Mabel Campbell McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County native
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Laurinburg, N. C.
Place of Burial: Carolina Presbyterian Church cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, February 10, 1961, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Reuben Goldman
Parents:   Cema Goldman
Spouse:   Hilda Goldman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 41
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Fayetteville, N. C.
Place of Burial:  Florence Jewish Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, February 10, 1961, page 1, col. 6     


Name:      J. F. Bowen
Parents:   William John and Seetie Robinson Bowen
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:   Marion native
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial: Temperance Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 15, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Walter Bennett Hamer
Parents:   John L. and Alice Wilkes Bennett
Spouse:   Brooks Hamer
Place of Birth:   Dillon native
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Hamer Cemetery at Little Rock
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, February 17, 1961, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Willie G. Stanton
Spouse:    Ella Goodwin
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 22, 1961, page 1, col. 7   


Name:      Florence Goodwin Coward
Parents:   Hugh Daniel and Sara Catherine Hamilton Goodwin
Spouse:    R. J. Coward 
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 22, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Sallie Brigman
Parents:    George and Sarah Powers Hatcher
Spouse:    John William Brigman
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, February 22, 1961, page 1, col. 3 

 
MARCH


Name:      Marie Proctor Rogers
Parents:  Marion and Mattie Shuler Proctor
Spouse:   Clayton Rogers
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 1, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Mrs. M. J. Saurez
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Chestnut
Spouse:    M. J. Saurez
Date of Death:   service held Tuesday
Place of Death:  Ft. Riley, Kansas 
Place of Burial:  Florence National Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 1, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Dr. John J. George
 Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial:  Newark, Ohio
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 3, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Mrs. T. M. Newton
Place of Birth:  Gibson, N. C. native
Place of Burial:  service Sunday, February 19
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 3, 1961, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Catherine Phelps Henry
Parents:   Charles and Bessie Pfaff Phelps
Spouse:   Charles Henry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Winston-Salem, N. C.
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 8, 1961, page 1, col. 1


Name:      John Albert McInnis
Parents:   John and Maggie Cox McInnis
Spouse:   Marie Lester McInnis
Date of Birth/Age: May 11, 1901
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Carolina Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 8, 1961, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      George F. Spradley
Parents:   George D. Spradley
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Janie Gaddy
Parents:   George and Flora Campbell Bethea
Spouse:   William D. Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Date of Death:   Sunday
Place of Burial:  Magnolia
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Smith Miller
Parents:    Neil and Emily Jane Ford Miller
Spouse:    Blanche Turner Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Bennettsville (Auto accident)
Place of Burial:  family plot at Lake View
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 6 and 7


Name:      Catherine Turbeville Edge
Parents:   Willis and Annie Watson Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age: Age 18
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon County (Auto accident)
Place of Burial: Union Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 6 and 7  and Friday, March 17, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Grady Hayes
Parents:   Gary and Mary Taylor Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 21
Date of Death:   Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon County (Auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 6 and 7 and Friday, March 17, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Henry Chip Hamer
Spouse:   Elizabeth Henagan
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Minturn
Place of Burial:  Hebron Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Infant Son
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age: infant 
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Place of Burial: Bermuda Church cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Carl F. Owens
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Owens
Spouse:   Elizabeth Church
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Blanche Miller
Parents:   George and Sally Ann Edwards Turner
Spouse:   Smith Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon County (Auto accident) 
Place of Burial:  family plot near Lake View
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 17, 1961, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Linda Fay Scott
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. James Scott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 9
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Services held at Beulah Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 24, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Henry Dale Martin
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martin
Date of Birth/Age: 19 months old
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: New Bern, N. C.
Place of Burial: Dothan Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 24, 1961, page 1, col. 6


Name:      Julia Rogers
Parents:   B. and Adeline Townsend Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Bishopville
Place of Burial: Magnolia 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, March 29, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Nannie Hayes McArthur
Place of Birth:   Lake View native
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Centenary Methodist Church cemetery near Rowland
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 31, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Vernie Fulton Miller
Parents:    William Henry and Roxie Ann Surles Miller
Spouse:     Minnie Hodges
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, March 31, 1961, page 1, col. 2     


APRIL


Name:      Leila A. Meares
Parents:   John A. and Susan Page Ayres
Spouse:   Murray S. Meares
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial: Meares Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 5, 1961, page 1, col. 1


Name:      Addie Cottingham McEachern Root
Spouse:    J. E. Root
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 5, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      John Henry Nance
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 7, 1961, page 1, col. 4  
Auto accident


Name:      Mrs. D. L. Williams
Date of Death:   Tuesday
Place of Death:  Durham, N.C.
Place of Burial:  Snead’s Ferry, N. C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 7, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Elizabeth Parnell Blizzard
Parents:   Emory and Eliza Truett Parnell
Spouse:   W. A. Blizzard
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Latta
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 12, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Prentiss Lee Jacobs
Parents:   John Littleton Jacobs
Spouse:   Kathleen Hubbard Jacobs
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Cain Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 12, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Margaret Lucas Collins
Parents:   Mrs. And Mrs. Joseph Frank Lewis
Spouse:   C. A. Collins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 12, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:  Betty Watson   
Parents: Robert and Annie Rogers Lane
Spouse:  William Watson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 96
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Mt. Andrew Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 12, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:    Paul M. Murph 
Parents:  W. W. Murph and Fannie L. Lipscomb
Spouse:   Elizabeth D. Murph
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Spartanburg native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 12, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Lacy Goldman Lockemy
Parents:   Rufus and Rosa A. Lockemy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 14, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Charles H. Haselden
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. James William Haselden
Spouse:    Edna Lorene Price
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Haselden Cemetery near Sellers
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 21, 1961, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Colon T. Squires
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Wadesboro, N.C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 21, 1961, page 1, col. 7  


Name:    William Christmas    
Parents:  Arthur and Martha Butler Christmas
Spouse:  Mary Bunch Christmas
Date of Birth/Age: January 30, 1904
Place of Birth:   Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Bethel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery at Mars Bluff
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 21, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Ann Murphy Carmichael McLellan
Parents:   Malcolm C. and Amanda Carmichael
Spouse:   Alexander McLellan
Date of Birth/Age: Age 90
Place of Birth:  Hamer
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial: Kentyre Presbyterian Cemetery near Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, April 21, 1961, page 1, col. 7


Name:      Marzo Bennett Emmanuel
Parents:   James G. and Nancy Locklear Emmanuel
Spouse:   Celia Ray Emmanuel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Latta
Place of Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery in Marion County 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 26, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      S. Guy Grantham
Spouse:   Edna Larrimore Grantham
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial: Grantham Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 26, 1961, page 1, col. 4 


Name:      Annie Allen Dew
Parents:   W. B. Allen and Theodosia Cox Allen
Spouse:    L. E. Allen
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, April 26, 1961, page 1, col. 4    

 
MAY


Name:      Jesse Tyler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 3, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Lt. Wade Temple Thompson
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thompson
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: aircraft accident at sea aboard the USSR Ranger
Place of Burial: 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 5, 1961, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Mrs. W. B. Norman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Lake View
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 10, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Ella McCutchan
Parents:   P. H. E. and Susie Simpson Sloan
Spouse:   Edward McCutchan
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Death:  St. Eugene
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 10, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Richard Lee Hunt
Parents:   Esau Hunt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 5
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Little Rock
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 10, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Rebecca Maude Horne
Spouse:   E. F. Horne
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Lake View
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 12, 1961, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      J. Leon Gasque
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 12, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Lula Reaves Hatch
Parents:   John and Julia Gibson Reaves
Spouse:   Clyde Hatch
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 17, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Virginia Ruth Bankhead Bundy
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bankhead
Spouse:    W. H. Bundy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 38
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Laurinburg
Place of Burial: McLucas Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 17, 1961, page 4, col. 4  


Name:      Sallie Hyatt
Parents:   Andrew J. and Charity Small Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 19, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:    Wilton S. Allen 
Parents:  Dr. W. C. Allen
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth: Dillon native
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: New Orleans, La.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 19, 1961, page 1, col. 3, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      Frank Junior Locklear
Parents:   Mrs. M. Bernice Locklear and F. Frank Ammons
Date of Birth/Age: Age 12
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Mt. Elam Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 24, 1961, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Pink Hayes
Parents:    M. G. and Ida Floyd Hayes
Spouse:   Janie Butler Hayes
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 24, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Kem Bryant
Spouse:   Dora Rouse Bryant
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Bermuda Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 24, 1961, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Willie Vaneverie (Van) Jones
Parents:   Sallie Burnette and John Pickens Jones
Spouse:   Lula Powell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Date of Death: Friday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 24, 1961, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Fannie Page Blue
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 24, 1961, page 4, col. 5  


Name:      I. P. Brown
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Place of Birth:  Marshton, N.C. native
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  services held at Union Grove Baptist Church near Seagrove, N. C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 26, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Garrett G. Currie
Spouse:  Ora Arnette Currie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Lake View
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, May 26, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Andrew Lovett
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Buster Lovett
Spouse:   Gertrude Jones Lovett
Date of Birth/Age: Age 29
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery, Marlboro County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 31, 1961, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Harry Olin Sandell 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe, N.C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, May 31, 1961, page 1, col. 2   

 
JUNE


Name:      Charles L. Wheeler
Spouse:   (1) Eva Wheeler Wheeler, (2) Ethel Saner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 92
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 2, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Mrs. John H Butler
Maiden Name: Maude Hamilton
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Hamilton
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Beaufort, S.C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 2, 1961, page 1, col. 4 


Name:      Dr. Percy Andrew Bethea
Parents:   Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Bethea
Spouse:   Estelle Guest Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Darlington
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 2, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Grady McKenzie
Parents:   John R. and Kate Goodwin McKenzie
Spouse:   Lucile Coleman McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 7, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Jerry Brooks
Parents:   Frank Cisco and Rosa Docea Caulder Brooks
Spouse:   Inez Keith Brooks
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Galivants Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 7, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Mary Mollie Turbeville
Parents:   Levi and Martha Dove Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 7, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Barney L. Page, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 7, 1961, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      John Ellison Gressette
Parents:   L. W. and Leila Howell Gressette
Spouse:   Maye Hatchell Gressette
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Place of Birth:  Branchville
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: North Charleston
Place of Burial: Carolina Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 7, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Boyd W. Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 9, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Marsilla Barfield Branch
Parents:  Tom and Becky Ann Hubbard Barfield
Spouse:   H. C. Branch
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial: Rowland Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 14, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Marie Cousins
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cousins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 4-day-old
Date of Death: Wednesday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 14, 1961, page 1, col. 3      


Name:      James L. Williamson, Jr.
Parents:   James L. Williamson and Della Wishart Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 49
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Lumberton
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 14, 1961, page 1, col. 6


Name:      William Goodyear
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. Fulton Goodyear
Date of Birth/Age: Age 20
Place of Burial:  Ford Cemetery near Nichols
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 14, 1961, page 1, col. 6   


Name:      David Harllee Covington
Parents:   B. H. and Annie Coxe Covington
Spouse:   Grace Hamer Covington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Ashville, N. C.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 16, 1961, page 1, col. 7   


Name:      Curtis M. Lane
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Little Rock Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, June 16, 1961, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      William Ellwood Lundy
Parents:    W. D. and Etta Meigs Lundy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Bethesda Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 21, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Ronald Mayes  
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 21, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Guilford Thomas Quick
Parents:   John and Mary Stewart Quick
Spouse:   Janie Hewitt Quick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth:  Monroe, N. C.
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Park
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      James A. (Osh) Elvington
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Elvington
Spouse:   Lucille Smith Elvington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 44
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial: Elvington Cemetery near Lake View
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Lonnie Jackson
Spouse:   Katie Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      John Alton (Jimmy) Eason
Parents:   John Alton and Leila Dusenbury Eason
Spouse:   Dorothy Goodman Eason
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth:  Conway
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial: Belin Memorial Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Maggie Turbeville Jackson  
Parents:   George W. and Elizabeth Smith Turbeville
Spouse:   Jasper Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Latta
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 6


Name:      D. J. Lee
Parents:   John Lee
Spouse:   Bessie Price Lee
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Evergreen Perpetual Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, June 28, 1961, page 1, col. 3    

 
JULY


Name:      Mrs. Walker Perritt Haselden
Parents:   David and Martha Edwards Perritt
Spouse:  (1) William Proctor (2) Brantley B. Haselden
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Place of Birth:  Marion County native
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Lumberton
Place of Burial: Zion Cemetery, Marion, S. C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, July 5, 1961, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Maggie Kathryn Caulder
Parents:   Bell and Mary Elizabeth Christmas Owens
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: St. Eugene
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, July 5, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Jack Simpson
Parents:   Jack and Mary Butler Simpson
Spouse:   Virginia Tarte
Date of Birth/Age: Age 33
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Manning, S. C.
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, July 5, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Moses Cook
Parents:   Moses and Iris Owens Cook
Spouse:   Myrtle Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial:  services from the Dillon Church of God
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, July 5, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Julius F. Rogers
Parents:   Henry and Elizabeth
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, July 7, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Fontain D. Coleman  
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death: Monday  
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, July 21, 1961, page 1, col. 3



Name:      Lloyd Norris
Date of Birth/Age: Age 34
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Boonton, N. J.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, July 21, 1961, page 1, col. 3


  
Name:      Jerry Wayne Snipes
Parents:   Lloyd and Vera Lee Byrd Snipes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 9
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, July 21, 1961, page 1, col. 3


 
AUGUST


Name:      Dr. Wightman R. Duke
Spouse:   Margaret Ann Saunders
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Columbus, Miss.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 2, 1961, page 1, col. 1


Name:      Margaret Tee Cheek
Parents:   Gerald and Maxine Faulk Cheek
Date of Birth/Age: Age 18-months  
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Albuquerque, New Mexico
Place of Burial: West End, N.C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 2, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Gerald Hyatt
Parents:    Johnnie L. and Eula Gaddy Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 18
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 2, 1961, page 1, col. 6 and 7 


Name:      Sherrie Lee Mills
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mills
Date of Birth/Age: 3 days old
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Bucksport Cemetery, Horry County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, August 4, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Elizabeth Lane
Parents:   H. K. and Mary Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 9, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Belton O. Price
Spouse:   Mallie Miller Price
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Floydale
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, August 11, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Edith Elliott Bolick
Parents:   E. T. and Lida David Elliott
Spouse:   Charles T. Bolick
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Winston-Salem
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, August 11, 1961, page 1, col. 5      


Name:      Martha Aurilla Hayes Edwards
Parents:   Tristan Benjamin and Sarah Nance Hayes
Spouse:    Daniel Olin Edwards
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  services held at Millers Methodist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 16, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Francis O. Benfield
Parents:    B. H. and Frances Guy Benfield
Date of Birth/Age: Age 41
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Salinas, Cal.
Place of Burial: Ocean Woods Memorial Park
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 16, 1961, page 1, col. 4      


Name:      George W. Reaves
Parents:   Toland and Dora Cottingham Reaves
Date of Birth/Age: Age 40
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, August 18, 1961, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Hiram Cook
Parents:   George and Nora Morris Cook
Spouse:    Mary George Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 49

Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 23, 1961, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Lena Barfield
Parents:   James and Lula McCoy Tyner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Saluda
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 23, 1961, page 1, col. 3      


Name:      Ernest Leslie McDaniel
Parents:   T. B. and Hattie Squires McDaniel
Spouse:   Mary T. Edwards McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Arlington, Va.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 23, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Sallie Bridges Taylor
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Little Rock, Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 30, 1961, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      William B. Alford
Parents:    B. A. and Mary Campbell Alford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, August 30, 1961, page 1, col. 3  
 

SEPTEMBER


Name:      Charles R. Gibson
Parents:    Raeford and Helen Lester Gibson
Spouse:    Inez Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70 
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Regan Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 1, 1961, page 1, col. 2


Name:   Minnie Breeland Ramsey  
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 6, 1961, page 1, col. 6


Name:      Bessie V. Mayo
Spouse:   Cary B. Mayo
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Services held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 8, 1961, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Floyd Carnes
Parents:   Lulu Carnes
Spouse:   Betty Jackson Carnes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 31
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Buffalo Baptist Cemetery near Kershaw
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 13, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Joe Scott
Parents:   Alex and Georgia Barfield Scott
Spouse:   Bessie S. Scott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Ford Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 15, 1961, page 1,col. 3  


Name:      William M. Fair
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Orangeburg
Place of Burial: Orangeburg
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 15, 1961, page 1,col. 5


Name:      Burnice B. Moffitt
Parents:   Lillian B. Moffitt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Place of Death:  Lake City, Fla.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 15, 1961, page 1,col. 4   


Name:      Fred Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Oakland, Calif.
Place of Burial: Page’s Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 15, 1961, page 1,col. 7 


Name:      William J. Carter
Parents:    Mr. and Mrs. Brown Carter
Spouse:    Anne Braswell Carter
Date of Birth/Age: Age 37
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  New Orleans, La.
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Ronnie Scott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Mrs. Estell Brigman Cottingham
Parents:   John L. and Altha Jane Townsend Brigman
Spouse:   H. W. Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Florence County Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 3  


Name:     Mrs. Dan F. Barber
Parents:   W. A. and Henry Legge Knight
Spouse:   D. F. Barber
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Delton “Mutt” Moody
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Furman Moody
Spouse:   Christine Daniels Moody
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Fayetteville, N. C.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Dr. Charles Conrad Freed
Parents:   Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Freed
Spouse:   Elizabeth Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61 
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Waynesboro, Va.
Place of Burial: 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, September 20, 1961, page 1, col. 6   


Name:      Mrs. Clyde Ashley
Parents:   Mrs. Critty Frank Welch
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Norfolk
Place of Burial: Services held from the Hill Funeral Home in Suffolk, Va.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 22, 1961, page 1, col. 4 


Name:      John Arthur Price
Spouse:   Mary Frances Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 22, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:     Victor L. Arnette
Parents:   C. B. and Martha Daniels Arnette
Spouse:   Ruth Fitch Arnette
Date of Birth/Age: 65 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Lake City
Place of Burial: Lake City Memorial Park
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 22, 1961, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Andrew J. Wallace
Parents:   Archie and Annie Norton Wallace
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Little Rock Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, September 29, 1961, page 1, col. 7  

 
OCTOBER


Name:      W. Henry Mincey
Spouse:   Kathleen Hardwick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 32
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: (Auto accident)
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 4, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Sfc. Garland L. Miller
Parents:   J. C. and Blanche Miller
Spouse:   Glyn Kolb Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 40
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Place of Death: Fort Jackson Hospital  :
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 4, 1961, page 1, col. 7  


Name:      Herbert Victor Carmichael
Parents:   B. M. and Maggie Williams Carmichael
Spouse:   Eula Knight Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
  Place of Burial:  Millers Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 6, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Clarence Williams
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Catfish Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 11, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Lelia Bethea
Parents:   John D. and Sarah Manning Bethea  
Place of Birth:  Latta native
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 11, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Joe Merritt Tart
Parents:   Nathan and Annie Smith Tart
Spouse:   Bessie Jones Tart
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 11, 1961, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Phifer W. Somers
Spouse:   Bertha Sheppard Somers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 13, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Marilyn Love
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Fred Love, Jr.
Date of Birth/Age: two weeks old
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial: Bethesda Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 13, 1961, page 1, col. 2   


Name:      Zaida Bishop Ellington
Parents:   B. B. and Laura Bishop
Spouse:   A. D. Ellington, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 13, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Francis Grissette Holliday
Spouse:  Martha Ann Epps Holliday
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial: Conway
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 13, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Charlie George 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon (Auto accident)
Place of Burial: services in Marion
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 18, 1961, page 1, col. 4
 

Name:      Marion Eugene George
Parents:   Charlie George
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: St. Eugene (Auto accident)
Place of Burial: services in Marion
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 18, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Wade Hampton Daniels
Parents:    Della Daniels
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 18, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Dora Jane Finklea Hyman
Spouse:   L. A. Hyman, Jr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Pamplico, S. C.
Place of Burial: Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Hyman, S. C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 18, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Rev. E. Z. James
Parents:   Rev. and Mrs. Thomas James
Spouse:   (1) Bethea Rice Epps, (2) Irene Blackman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial: Williamsburg Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 25, 1961, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Joyce Kathryn Stevens
Parents:   Sgt. Charles and Janet Moorman Stevens
Date of Birth/Age: Age 2 months old
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, October 25, 1961, page 1, col. 3     


Name:      Lula Owens Cook
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Delton P. Owens
Spouse:   Joseph Allen Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Marlboro
Place of Burial: services conducted at Whitner Funeral Home
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, October 27, 1961, page 1, col. 4  

 
NOVEMBER


Name:      Rachel Herring
Parents:   Havord and Elizabeth Rowell Allen
Spouse:   Charlie Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 1, 1961, page 1, col. 4


Name:      William James Bryant
Parents:   John C. and Addie Lane Bryant
Spouse:   Fannie Webster Bryant
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial: Lee Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 1, 1961, page 1, col. 4    


Name:      Susan Letha McNeil
Parents:   John and Margaret Herring McNeil
Date of Birth/Age: Age 11 months old
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Pee Dee Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 1, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      George Carl Marko  
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Place of Birth: Jacksonville, Fla. native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Dillon County burial 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 1, 1961, page 1, col. 4 and Friday, November 17, 1961, page 1, col. 6 and 7  


Name:  Dunk Wright   
Place of Death: Latta 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 1, 1961, page 4, col. 4   


Name:      Evander D. Stone
Spouse:   Minnie Sealey Stone
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, N. C. native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Lumberton, N. C.
Place of Burial: Meadowbrook Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 8, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Addie Elizabeth B. Linker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:   Charlotte resident
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Charlotte 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 8, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Rev. Martin Luther Banks
Parents:   Rev. Martin Luther Banks and Ann Skinner Banks
Spouse:   Maude Dickson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 91
Place of Birth:  Bennettsville
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  St. Pauls Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 8, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      John E. Elvington
Parents:   Franklin Baxter and Sara Grantham Elvington
Spouse:   Ann T. Elvington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, November 10, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      Robert S. Smith
Parents:   Dr. and Mrs. W. B. Smith
Spouse:   Hilda Gordon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: New Orleans, La.
Place of Burial: services held in Mississippi
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, November 10, 1961, page 1, col. 7  


Name:      Agnes Coats Hulon
Parents:   Junus Turner
Spouse:   Johnnie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 15, 1961, page 1, col. 7 


Name:      W. G. Bullock
Parents:   Myria Bullock
Spouse:   Minnie Johnson Bullock
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, November 17, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Thomas M. Newton
Parents:   Younger and Sarah Stephens Newton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County native
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Laurinburg
Place of Burial: Newton Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, November 17, 1961, page 1, col. 7  


Name:      Virginia Elizabeth Moody
Parents:    Carlos and Sadie Butler Moody
Date of Birth/Age: Age 10
Place of Birth:  Columbia resident
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 29, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Claude Dearing
Spouse:   George Dearing
Place of Birth:  Miami, Ind. resident
Date of Death: Monday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 29, 2005, page 1, col. 5      


Name:      Marvin Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Fayetteville, N. C.
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 29, 2005, page 1, col. 7       


Name:      James Ruston Moody, Jr.
Parents:   Ruston and Penelope Berry Moody
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, November 29, 2005, page 1, col. 4    

 
DECEMBER


Name:     Walter Melton Craven
Parents:  Rev. and Mrs. W. R. Craven
Date of Birth/Age: Age 25
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: near Greenville (Auto accident)
Place of Burial: services held from Church of God in Greenwood, S. C.
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, December 1, 1961, page 1, col. 6



Name:      Joe Gain Weatherford
Parents:   Henry and Katie Hampton Weatherford
Spouse:   (1) Evelyn Jackson (2) Lester Hodges Weatherford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, December 1, 1961, page 5, col. 4  


Name:      Ollie McCombs Wiggins
Spouse:   H. D. Wiggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: East Side Cemetery, Rockingham
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Robah Gray Heggie
Parents:   C. R. and Mary Lee Dalton Heggie
Spouse:   Ruby Fort Heggie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth:  Forsythe County, N. C.
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 4    


Name:      John Manford Garris
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. John Garris
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 4  


Name:     Floyd S. Hayes
Spouse:   Ruth Houchins Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Magnolia 
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Elizabeth Brogdon King
Spouse:   Harrison King
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Sunny Acres Rest Home
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Fork
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      J. Shepperd Thompson
Parents:   James Russell and Bernice Davis Thompson
Spouse:   Dorothy Grimball
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Place of Birth:  Little Rock
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Prince George Churchyard
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Sallie Buckles 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 87  
Place of Death:  Norfolk, Va.
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 3    


Name:      Albert Washington
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Rowland resident
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 6, 1961, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Mrs. Olin F. (Mary Florence) Moody
Parents:  John Thomas and Sarah Ann Moody Moody
Spouse:   Olin Franklin Moody
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 13, 1961, page 1, col. 4.

Name:      Blanche Arnette
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 13, 1961, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      Edith Weinberg Jacobs
Spouse:   T. C. Jacobs
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Darlington native and Kingstree resident
Date of Death: Monday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 20, 1961, page 1, col. 2 


Name:      A. D. Pope
Parents:   Benjamin and Mary Ann Watson Pope
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: St. Paul Methodist Church Cemetery at Little Rock
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 20, 1961, page 1, col. 3   


Name:      Claude T. Grantham
Spouse:   Anabel Harrington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Fayetteville
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 20, 1961, page 1, col. 1  


Name:      Mary Ellen Stewart Quick
Spouse:   John Calhoun Quick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 20, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Maggie Mace Reaves
Date of Birth/Age: December 1855
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 20, 1961, page 1, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Henry Tillman Cook
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Cook
Spouse:   Maggie Tyler Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, Nichols resident
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Wednesday, December 22, 1961, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Mrs. Archie Woodrow Ammons
Parents:   Lula Edwards Tarte and David William Tarte
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Fork
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, December 29, 1961, page 1, col. 1   


Name:      Theresa (Essie) McPherson Hilliard
Parents:   C. Erwin and Harriot Gregg McPherson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Latta
Place of Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Clauson community, Florence County
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, December 29, 1961, page 1, col. 2  


Name:      Betty Karen Watts
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. Cook Watts
Date of Birth/Age: Age 5
Date of Death: service held Thursday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Friday, December 29, 1961, page 1, col. 2