Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC

 1978


The extracts for 1978   are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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Index of Selected Obituary Transcriptions




JANUARY


Name:      Johnny Mack Cox               
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Snead Cemetery, Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 3, 1978, page 10, col. 1   


Name: Gladys Helms McLaurin       
Parents: Albert and Linnie Smith Helms
Spouse:  T. D. McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth:  Polkton, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Hebron Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 3, 1978, page 10, col. 1       


Name: Simmie Iverson Young   
Parents:   Charles E. and Buna Waters Young
Spouse:  Mrs. India Hanna Young
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:  Jeff Davis County, Ga.
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 3, 1978, page 10, col. 1   


Name:    D. A. Grier
Parents:  George Harleston and Lena Brigman Grier
Spouse: Mildred Strickland Grier
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Place of Birth:  McColl
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 3, 1978, page 10, col. 1       


Name:      Lynthia Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 20
Date of Death: December 1
Place of Death:  Dillon     accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 10, 1978, page 1, col. 1 and 2     


Name:     Eva Smith Barfield       
Parents: John G. and Areannah Hayes Smith 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 10, 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:     Kathleen (Katie) Brogdon Walters
Parents:  Sheppard and Iola Baines Brogdon
Spouse:  Druery Graham Walters, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Hopewell Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 10, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:  Daisy Perritt Gasque       
Parents:  Dawsey and Elizabeth P. Gasque
Spouse:  Sam Gasque Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Gapway Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 10, 1978, page 7, col. 2   


Name: Dennis James Harper    
Parents:  James T. and Marie Scott Harper
Spouse: Terrie Lynn Jordan Harper
Date of Birth/Age: Age 23
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Cumberland County, NC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 10, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Ruby Coleman Smith
Parents:  John D. and Mary Elizabeth Coleman, Sr.
Spouse:  Marvin Loami Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  an Edgefield hospital
Place of Burial:  Harmony UMC Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 12, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Clyd W. Berry
Parents:  Dennis L. and Lucy C. Berry
Spouse:  Thelma Rogers Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 12, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:     Lillian Arnette Smith
Parents: Mrs. Roy ( Mamie) McPhatter Arnette, Rockingham, NC
Spouse:  James E. Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  of Laurinburg, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Charlotte NC Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Hillside Cemetery in Laurinburg
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      James Douglas Hubbard
Parents:  Frank and Janie Tindall Hubbard
Spouse:  Lilly Coats Hubbard
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Sweat Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 1     


Name:      Doris Chavis Johnson
Parents:  Reedy Chavis and Jency Chavis Polk
Spouse:  David H. Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 27
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Pee Dee Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 1     


Name:      Marvin Hubert Hodges
Parents:  Addison and Barbara Rogers Hodges
Spouse:  Eva J. Hodges
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 1      


Name:      Gilbert Johnson
Parents:  Rant and Gilles Johnson
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Ella Mae Blount       
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  St. Matthews AME Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:      Ben Rattley
Parents:  Helen Rattley
Spouse:  Mildred Rattley
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: January 10
Place of Death:  Baltimore, Md.
Place of Burial:  New Harley United Methodist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page7, col. 2  


Name:      Elijah Bethea       
Parents:  Effie Bethea and Doc Bethea, Sr
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: January 5
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 17, 1978, page 7, col. 2 


Name:      Chester Floyd
Parents:  Boyd and Emma Hook Floyd
Spouse:  Irene Elliott Floyd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 19, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Miss Florie Nell Ford
Parents:  Luther T. and Victoria M. Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a nursing home
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 19, 1978, page 8, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Herbert Chapman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 19, 1978, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      R. C. Hayes
Parents:  Betty Lane Hayes
Spouse:  Edna Stroud Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Date of Death: January 13
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Memorial Gardens, full military honors, US Air Force
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 19, 1978, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      Paul Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Date of Death: Saturday    fire death
Place of Death:  Pleasant Hill Road
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Samuel B. Weatherford Sr.
Parents:  Thomas Benjamin and Anna Margaret Daniels Weatherford
Spouse:  Isadore D. Weatherford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, January 18
Place of Burial:  Grove Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Hylma Wadey Berry Willis McFarlane
Parents:  Wade Hampton and Mary Perritt Berry of Mallory
Spouse:  1-Walter B. Willis 2-James McFarlane
Place of Burial:  Fort Lawn Cemetery, services: Richmond, Va. Jan.  9
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Howard David Carroll
Spouse:  Jenny Carroll
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Place of Birth:  former resident of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Salem, Virginia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Ruth Marie Bailey Hamilton
Parents:  Ambrose and Amanda Roberts Bailey
Spouse:  Leneau Livingston Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Eugene Butler
Parents:  John Raymond and Grace Stephens Butler
Spouse:  Willie Lee Harris Butler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, army veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      Ada Louise Cox
Parents:  Willis and Lexie Keith Hyman
Spouse:  Edward Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      Asalee Grant Smith
Spouse:  Anceld Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Cheraw
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services held at Oak Grove United Methodist in Marlboro County, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 24, 1978, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Thomas H. (Tom) Miller
Parents:  Edward Warren and Mary Burns Miller of the Pleasant Hill Community of Dillon County
Spouse:  Dora C. Miller
Place of Birth:  of Dillon County
Date of Death: January 17
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Gardens of Faith Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 26, 1978, page 5, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Herman Cottingham
Parents:  Henry W. and Estelle Brigman Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Cemetery, Brownsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 26, 1978, page 5, col. 7  


Name:      Junie Lacy Brunson
Parents:  Samuel E. and Janie Bethea Brunson
Spouse:  Sara Stewart Brunson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Blackstock
Place of Burial:  Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 1, col. 5  


Name:      Louise Fore
Parents:  Tracey Earl and Kate Elizabeth Hayes Fore
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col. 1


Name:      Ruth Hamilton Summerlin
Parents:  William and Lena Sawyer Hamilton
Spouse:  Tom Summerlin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col. 1and 2


Name:      Lenard P. Culp
father of Helen Culp, Dillon
Parents:  James W. and Mollie Stafford Culp
Spouse:  Caroline Smith Culp
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Mecklenburg, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Rock Hill nursing home
Place of Burial:  Laurelwood Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col. 2   


Name:      Euline Williamson Hatcher
Parents:  Roland and Charity Carter Williamson
Spouse:  Eddie B. Hatcher
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Garden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      Ethel C. Hamilton
Parents:  Grant and Rebecca Cook Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col.4  


Name:      Janie Hayes Herrington
Parents:  Vol and Evey Nobles Hayes
Spouse:  Earl R. Herrington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 31, 1978, page 3, col. 6  


FEBRUARY


Name:      Mary Kate Brown
Parents:  Joseph Mack and Mamie Hatchell Brown
Spouse:  Mack M. Brown
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  New Life Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 2, 1978, page 3, col. 4 


Name:     Ellen Leach
Parents:  Julius Hartwell and Kate Carmichael Hatchell
Spouse:  Milner E. Leach
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: January 27
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Tabernacle United Methodist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 2, 1978, page 3, col. 5  


Name:      Miss Lelia Alford
Parents:  Andrew and Stella Cox Alford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 2, 1978, page 3, col. 5       


Name:      Myrtle B. Allen
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Black
Spouse:  Howard Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday    auto accident
Place of Burial:  Gibson Cemetery, Gibson, North Carolina
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Jessie Hamer Morrow
Parents:  Charles Townsend and Annie Berry Hamer
Spouse:  John L. Morrow Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, Sumter
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 1    


Name:      Flossie Edna Ford
Parents:  Morgan and Dollie Williamson Elliott
Spouse:  Major Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Admiral Vaughn Moody
Parents:  John Tolan and Cherrie Moody
Spouse:  Minnie Bowen Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 2   


Name:      Emma Mae Carmichael
Parents:  Dolphus and Emma Colvin
Spouse:  Willie Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 2 


Name:      John (Johnny) Bishop Stanton
Parents:  William Henry and Sally Medlin Stanton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Clinton
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 7, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Herbert Lane
Parents:  Frank and Ida Caulder Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 9, 1978, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Miss Mary Frances Campbell
Parents:  Frances Ayers Campbell and Robert James Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 9, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Sadie Mae Woolf Lupo
Parents:  Frank Forest and Clementine McDonald Woolf
Spouse:  Lonzo M. Lupo
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  York County, Ala.
Date of Death: February 4
Place of Death:  Myrtle Beach
Place of Burial:  Reagan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Wallie Jackson
Parents:  Jasper and Maggie Turbeville Jackson
Spouse:  Leona Johnson Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Fork rest home
Place of Burial:  Pyerian Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 1      


Name:      G. C. McCormick Sr.
Parents:  Jim and Carrie Causey McCormick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 99
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Goldfinch Funeral Home will announce plans
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 2      


Name:      Evelyn Magill Way
Parents:  H. Boyd and Grace Hamel Magill
Spouse:  James W. Way
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Kershaw
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  St. George Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      Wade McKenzie Jr.
Parents:  Wade and Katherine Sheppard McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age:  January 19, 1957
Place of Birth:  Richmond County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday   
Place of Burial:  Richmond County Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Miss Susan Emma Bell
Parents:  Elwood Fisher and Jane Jackson Bell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  York County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 14, 1978, page 8, col. 3     


Name:      Blanny H. Huggins
Spouse:  Ella Brown Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Lee County
Date of Death: Tuesday, February 7
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 16, 1978, page 2, col. 8


Name:      Pearl H. Stephens
Parents:  Lorin N. and Lottie Coleman Stephens
Spouse:  Frank Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      John Milton Tyndall
Parents:  Robert and Celia Miles Tyndall
Spouse:  Essie Blackburn Tyndall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Maj. (Ret) Hubert Lee Carmichael Jr.
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hubert L. Carmichael
Spouse:  Martha Griffin (Betty) Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: February 12
Place of Burial:  Dothan City Cemetery, US Air Corps, World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 6, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Alex Dupree Townsend
Parents:  Charles Evans and Ethel Moore Townsend
Spouse:  Margaret Sawyer Townsend
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 6, col. 2   


Name:      Edmond Herring
Parents:  Sylvester and Sally Tucker Herring
Spouse:  Lillie Cook Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Shepard Tillman Coats
Parents:  Clarence and Malinda Turner Coats
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  St. Petersburg, Fla.
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Harold Edmond Graham
Parents:  Daniel Edmond and Hannah Louise White Graham
Spouse:  Lorine Martin Graham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: found Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Raymond Edward Dineen
Parents:  John and Amelia LaChappelle Dineen
Spouse:  Bertha Betley Dineen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Thompsonville, Conn.
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Old St. Patrick Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Frances Allread Mahoney
Parents:  Wade H. and Bessie Roberts Richardson
Spouse:  Bert Mahoney
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Gladys Ford Washington
Parents:  Savannah For
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial: Union Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 21, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Albert B. Brewer
Parents:  Ben and Rittie Moore Brewer
Spouse:  Edith Lane Brewer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: this morning, Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 23, 1978, page 8, col. 3


Name:      Annie Berry Horton McColl
Parents:  Henry and Emily Cottingham Berry
Spouse:  David McColl
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 95
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 23, 1978, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Elizabeth Burroughs Williams
Parents:  Lottie Hodge Burroughs and Will Burroughs
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: last week
Place of Death:  New York, NY
Place of Burial:  Carmichael Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 23, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Sandra Faye Stevens
Parents:  Christine Cook and Troy Stevens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 18
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday        accident
Place of Death:  near Floydale
Place of Burial:  Old Zion Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 1, col. 1 and 2  
Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:     Coit T. Hendley
Parents:  Horace H. and Zula Hendley
Spouse:  Lois Denaro Hendley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Statesville, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:      William Earl Medlin
Parents:  Blanche Johnson and William R. Medlin
Spouse:  Blanche Freeman Medlin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt Andrews Church Cemetery, Floydale
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 6, col. 1
   

Name:      Thad Cosco Bethea
Parents:  Thad C. and Lucretia Gist Bethea
Spouse:  Sophia Jackson Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 6, col. 2


Name:      Mary Lee Beach Luke
Parents:  Elie and Ellen McGraw Hemphill
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Mississippi
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Shaw Air Force Base Hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Catfish Creek Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 28, 1978, page 6, col. 2
  
 
MARCH

Name:      Frances Allread Mahoney   
Place of Birth:  of Nichols
Date of Death: February 16    accident
Place of Death:  Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 2, 1978, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      L. Woodrow Sanderson
Parents:  Archie and Janie Jones Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Hartsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 2, 1978, page 9, col. 5 


Name:      Charlie Walt Johnson
Parents:  Charlie Walt and Sally Roberta Johnson
Spouse:  Amanda Ruth Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 2, 1978, page 9, col. 5    


Name:      Mettie Berry Watson
Parents:  Edwin and Henrietta Simmons Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Orangeburg County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 2, 1978, page 9, col. 5     


Name:      Dermont O. Briggs
Parents:  Joe and Minnie Miller Briggs
Spouse:  Gladys Burkart Briggs
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Davidson County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday    truck accident
Place of Death:  near Troy, North Carolina
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      First Sergeant Gene Autrey Caulder
Parents:  Susannah Powers Caulder and Lacy Caulder
Spouse:  Renate, a native of Germany
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 37
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: February 23       
Place of Death:  Germany
Place of Burial:  Florence National Cemetery, full military honors, memorial held in Aschaffenburg
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 1, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Worth Humphrey Gaddy
Parents:  Nicholas W. and Nancy Small Gaddy
Spouse:  Nora Lee Cox Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Alfordsville, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Jessie Maurice Herring
Parents:  Jessie and Petty Ann Brumbles Herring
Spouse:  Nellie Brigman Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 1    


Name:      Rev. Henry F. Collins
Parents:  Maxie C. and Olive Matthews Collins
Spouse:  Virginia Harmon Collins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Lake City
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital
Place of Burial:  services held in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Roland Emerson Lynch
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Lynch
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 2     


Name:     Marian Crouch Rownd
Parents:  Marruis and Louise Swartz Crouch
Spouse:  Thompson J. Round
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Ripley
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Ripley, New York
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 3    


Name:      R. Areland Norman
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. George F. Norman
Spouse:  Flossie Taylor Norman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Iwandia Smith   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith
Place of Birth:  Nashville, Tenn.
Place of Death:  St. Campbell, Ky.
Place of Burial:  Saturday in St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 3   


Name:      Thelma Clark
Parents:  Jim and Alberta Gilbert Tart
Spouse:  James Willie Clark
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Tart Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 7, 1978, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      Thelma Lee
Parents:  Effie McLean Powell and James Ben Powell
Spouse:  Jasper T. Lee
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Perpetual Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 9, 1978, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7 and Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      William (Bill) Horace Owens
Parents:  Oscar and Effie Goff Owens
Spouse:  Annie Ruth Lynch Owens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, resident of Florence
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 9, 1978, page 2, col. 3 


Name:      Jesse Fred Wilson, Sr.
Parents:  Frederick and Daisy Diggs Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Norfolk, Va.
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home at East Cleveland
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Air Force veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 1, col. 4 and Thursday, March 16, 1978, page 1, col. 2 
 

Name:      Emma Powell Moody
Parents:  Quincy and Polly Rogers Powell
Spouse:  Floyd H. Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      John W. Hunt
Parents:  Neil Oliver and Martha Bass Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Cotton Valley, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Pee Dee Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col.    


Name:      Mrs. Clem Causey Miller
Parents:  John and Margaret Morris Causey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Miller Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      James W. Ellison       
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. James Ellison
Spouse:  Eunice Bethea Ellison
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: March 7
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA) (WW II Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Hazel C. Johnson
Parents:  William and Epsey Belle Campbell
Spouse:  Jack Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  White Pond Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:      Miss Bessie Ayers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of birth: resident of the Centenary Community, Rowland, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Ayers family cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Marna M. Montgomery
Parents:  Harry and Coramae Nichols Micheisen
Spouse:  Desmond Montgomery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Missoula, Mont.
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  St. David’s Episcopal Church Cemetery in Cheraw
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 3   


Name:      Lucille Nichols Gadson       
Parents:  James and Lillian Nichols
Spouse:  Arthur Gadson
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: March 3
Place of Death:  New York, New York
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 14, 1978, page 7, col. 3   


Name:      Mrs. Vernon Lee
Parents:  D. P. and Agnes Rhoden Martin
Place of Birth:  Blackville
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Martha Anne Epps Holiday
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Epps
Spouse:  Francis Gressette Holliday
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  South Boston, Va.
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Willie B. Hatcher Davis
Parents:  Hardy H. and Betty W. Jackson Bailey
Spouse:  James Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Royal Pine Cemetery, Winnsboro
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Nora Coleman Witters
Parents:  W. M. and Polly Carlings Coleman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Durham, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Emma Norton Conner
Parents:  Simeon and Elizabeth Shuler Norton
Spouse: 
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Little Rock
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Henderson County, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Millers Church near Mullins
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Edgar Marion Thompson, Jr.
Parents: Marion E. and Corine Lowder Thompson, Sr.
Spouse: Deborah McQuage Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County, was of Myrtle Beach
Date of Death: Thursday        accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Place of Burial: Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6, and 7
Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 2, col. 7 and 8


Name:      Ernest McInnis Sr.
Parents:  Samuel and Bessie Alford McInnis
Spouse:  Annie Mae McInnis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  New Holly United Methodist Church Cemetery, Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 9, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Theodore McRae Jr.
Parents:  Annie Eliza Alford McRae of Trenton, NJ and Theodore McRae, Sr. of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Pinehill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 9, col. 3  


Name:      Cherty Pittman Edwards
Parents:  Martha Stevens, Fairmont
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Fairmont Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 9, col. 4  


Name:      Mary Kate Hayes Jackson       
Spouse:  Simon Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 89
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Baltimore, Maryland
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 23, 1978, page 9, col. 4   


Name:      Paul Hayes
Parents:  Betty Lane Hayes and Johnny Hayes
Spouse:  Nelda Lorraine East Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, retired master sergeant US Air Force, veteran of Korean and Vietnam wars
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Lillian Kaminar Berg
Parents:  Jacob and Ida Kaminar
Spouse:  Harry Berg
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Russia
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Latta nursing home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Bishop P. Parrish Jr.
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Bishop P. Parrish
Spouse:  Alma Reynolds Parrish
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Hilton Head Island
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Park, USAF ret.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Ivan T. Wood
Parents:  I. T. and Rosa Worrell Wood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Infield, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Conway hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      George W. Hardy
Parents:  Walter Clyde and Carrie Parrott Hardy
Spouse:  Line Herring Hardy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Pyerian Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col.3 


Name:      Thomas F. Woodle Sr.
Parents:  Curtis and Mary E. Miles Woodle
Spouse:  Gladys Cagle Woodle
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday of last week
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 4 


Name:      Loftin Henry Jordan
Parents:  Lee and Annie May Jordan
Spouse:  Ella Mae Hodge Jordan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday of last week
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 3   


Name:      Alliene Leach Chewning
Parents:  George Washington and Olivia Jane Cain Leach
Spouse:  Rev. Claudius P. Chewning
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Sumter hospital
Place of Burial:  Salem Cemetery, Sumter
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Mattie M. Lee
Parents:  Moses and Rozella Miles Matthews
Spouse:  Eddie Lee
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Lake City hospital
Place of Burial:  Strickland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 28, 1978, page 9, col. 4   


Name:      Lois Cox Pennefather
Parents:  Andrew and Stella Alford Cox
Spouse:  Edwin Pennefather
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Bethesda Southern Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 4  


Name:      Louise Stubbs Grantham
Parents:  Colon and Selma Stephens Stubbs
Spouse:  J. Rhondell Grantham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  services at Bethlehem United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 4   


Name:      K. C. Rogers    
Spouse:  Arnetha Rogers
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  services by Mutual –King Funeral Home  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 5  


Name:      Eliot McCall Jr.       
Parents:  Eliot McCall Sr. and Janie Bethea McCall
Spouse:  Rose Ann Sellers McCall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Veterans Administration Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 5


Name:      David Curtis Bass
Parents:  Curtis Bass and Julie Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 6 


Name:      Horace G. Braziel
Parents:  Wesley Moreland and Alice Virginia Bowen Braziel
Date of Birth: June 30, 1911
Place of Birth:  Sumter
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  services at McEwen-Derita Chapel in Charlotte
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 30, 1978, page 10, col. 6  


APRIL

Name:    Overton Williamson
Parents:  W. J. and Lenore Elvington Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 88
Place of Birth: Lake View, SC
Date of Death:  Services April 4, 1978
Place of Death: Resident of Americus, Georgia
Place of Burial:  Americus, Georgia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 1.


Name:    Mary Christine Jackson Thompson
Parents:  Charlie and Annie Hyatt Jackson
Spouse:  W.  Mack Thompson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Roy William Hinson, Sr.
Parents:  Mack and Laura Hayes Hinson
Spouse:  Esther Webster Hinson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Boyd Capps
Parents:  George and Ola Shelley Capps
Spouse:  Blanche C. Capps
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial:  Garden of Devotion Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 2


Name:    Cora Moody Turbeville
Parents:  Jessie Tapley and Chrisetta Hayes Moody
Spouse:  L. E. Turbeville, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 2


Name:    Sarah Hargrove Phillips
Parents:  John H., Sr. and Cora K. Hargrove
Spouse:  John L. Phillips, Jr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Hilton Head Island Hospital
Place of Burial:  Laurelwood Cemetery (Green Funeral Home)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Johnny Leslie Williamson
Parents:  John and Delia Brumbles Williamson
Spouse:  Ruth Quick Williamson
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 4, 1978, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Willie Paul Cameron
Date of Birth/Age: Age 21
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Little Pee Dee River at Harlee’s Bridge
Place of Burial:  Report of drowning
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 6, 1978, page 1, col. 5 & 6


Name:  Alice Evelyn Hanes David 
Parents:  David S. and Pauline Abele Hanes
Spouse:  W. J. David
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Place of Birth: Manistee County, Michigan
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Richmond, Virginia
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC (WW I Army Nurse)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 6, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:  Marie Harrington Lowder 
Parents:  B. Elmore and Mary Margaret Reardon Harrington
Spouse:  Junius McLaurin Lowder, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth: Williamsburg County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Sumter
Place of Burial:  Services at Pine Grove United Methodist Church (article headlined Turbeville)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 6, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:  Bobby and Robby Martin
Parents:  Percy and Rose Ellen Barrentine Martin
Date of Birth/Age: Infant Twins
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 6, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Joseph Kirkland Page, Jr.
Parents:  Joseph Kirkland, Sr. (dec) and Sybil Hayes Page
Spouse:  Barbara Greene Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 26
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Darlington
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 11, 1978, page 1, col. 3


Name:    James Turner
Parents:  Willis Turner (dec) and Beanie Berry Turner Cale
Spouse:  Louise Hunt Turner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Latta
Place of Burial: Independent Holiness Church Cemetery, Oak Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 11, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Sallie Ellen Davis Campbell
Parents:  Allen and Penny Brewer Davis
Spouse:  Daniel Hugh Campbell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Hamer
Place of Burial:  Services at Beulah Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 11, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:   Maj. Joseph W. McDaniel (Ret)
Parents:  James W. and Mattie Herring McDaniel
Spouse:  June Duncan McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Alexandria, Virginia
Place of Burial:  Arlington National Cemetery, (USAF Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 11, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Preston L. Davis
Parents:  George Preston and Lois Gilleon Davis
Spouse: Glenda Faye Hodges Davis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 59
Place of Birth:  Perry, Florida
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Durham, NC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, April 13, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Annie Herring Chavis
Parents: Will and Sally Caulder Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery (article headlined McColl)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:    Margaret Gaillard Carpenter
Spouse:  Dr. F. Lafon Carpenter
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Former Latta Resident
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Charleston, SC
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Latta
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Hubert Bob Bryant
Parents:  John Henry and Alice Hulon Bryant
Spouse:  Patsy Long Bryant
Date of Birth/Age:  age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon (Korean War Army Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    O. M. Brown Sr.
Parents:  Mack and Kate Brown
Spouse:  Mary C. Brown
Date of Birth/Age:  age 55
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Article headlined Ann Arbor, Michigan
Place of Burial: Devotion Gardens (Smith Brothers Funeral Home, Marion)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Melisa Ray Ann Locklear
Parents:  Robert Ray and JoAnn St. Charles Locklear
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Leland Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Helen J. Crawford
Parents: Henry and Ellen Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 99, Born June 6, 1879
Place of Birth:  Marion County (now Dillon County)
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 20, 1978, page 12, col. 1


Name:    Loney Turbeville Coward
Parents:  Hugh and Alice Jackson Turbeville
Spouse: Ervin Liston Coward
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon Coounty
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 20, 1978, page 12, col. 2


Name:    Pauline Raines Gibson
Parents:  Steven and Ella Stepens Raines
Spouse:  Edward L. Gibson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth: Pickens County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Greenville, SC
Place of Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park (article headlined Pickens)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 25, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Joseph Caulder
Parents:  Moses and Melissa Lane Caulder
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Marion, SC
Place of Burial: Sweat Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 25, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Hilda Elvington Stansel
Parents:  Dr. R.F. and Annie Randolph Elvington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 25, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Wessie Alley Braddy
Parents:  Lewton C. and Annie Alley Braddy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 27, 1978, page 10, col. 4


JUNE   


Name:    Elizabeth Campbell Smith
Parents: L. B. and George W. Campbell
Spouse: W. Wallace Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Born June 20, 1916
Place of Birth:  Latta, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Article headlined Charleston
Place of Burial: Live Oak Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 1, 1978, page 7, col. 1


Name:  Molsie Caroline Boyd 
Parents:  Daniel and Lula Herring Cox
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Loris
Place of Burial:  Princeville Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 1. 1978, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Mary Ann Kersey McDowell
Parents:  Henry and Arline Freeman Kersey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Bladen County, NC
Place of Burial:  Services at Bristow’s Chapel (article headlined Bennettsville)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 1. 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Cora Cain Lane
Parents: William D and Charlotte Louise Turner Cain
Spouse: Roy P. Lane
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Place of Birth: Latta
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Floyd Dale
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 6, 1978, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Mattie Lane Carmichael
Parents:  Alphonso and Maggie Capps Lane
Spouse: O. L. Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 6, 1978, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Phillip Scott Tanner
Parents:  Harold and Linda McDaniel Tanner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 6 days old
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Gardens of Devotion Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 6, 1978, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Jenkins Bennett (Pitt) Pittman
Parents: Lonie and Margaret Allen Pittman
Spouse:  Gladys Snipes Pittman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery (Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 6, 1978, page 12, col. 1


Name:    William Morgan Hutto
Parents: William C. and Fannie Fogle Hutto
Spouse:  Reba Hutto
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth: Norway
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Orangeburg
Place of Burial: Services at Neeses (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 8, 1978, page 13, col. 2


Name:    Calvin B. Flowers
Parents: Clyde and Maggie Johnson Flowers
Spouse:  Sadie Faulk Flowers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Fairmont, NC Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 6, 1978, page 12, col. 3


Name:    Evalee M. Hyatt
Parents:  John and Lou Lang Moore
Spouse:  J. L. Hyatt 
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Raeford, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Article headlined Florence
Place of Burial: Florence Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 13, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Henry Leon Davis
Parents:  Henry L. and Willa Rilla McBride Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 1
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 13, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Sally L. Thomas
Parents: Bill and Sarah Platt Hawkins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Magnolia AME Church Cemetery  (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 13, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Lanneau B. Watson
Parents: Furman B. and Martha Bond Watson
Spouse:  Alease White Watson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Lakeland, Florida
Place of Burial: Services in Sebring
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 13, 1978, page 9, col. 1 & 2


Name:    Allen Sanderson
Parents:  Archie and Annie Thompson Sanderson
Spouse:  Ella V. Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 15, 1978, page 7, col. 7


Name:    Lonnie Carroll Graves
Parents:  Ed and Ovella Parker Graves
Spouse:  Lena Ivey Graves
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  East of Dillon (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 20, 1978, page 1, col. 5, 6 & 7 and page 11, col. 2


Name:    Leila McDowell Hays
Parents:  Henry and Johnna Brayboy McDowell
Spouse:  Humbert Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 20, 1978, and page 11, col. 1


Name:    Wilbur Daniel Christenburg
Parents:  Thomas E. and Katie McDaniel Christenburg
Spouse:  Geneva Bass Christenburg
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial:  Services at Kentyre Presbyterian Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 20, 1978, and page 11, col. 1


Name:    Manley F. Cook
Parents:  Ferdinand and Amerette Britt Cook
Spouse:  Inez Lupo Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 20, 1978, and page 11, col. 2


Name:    Rev. Merle Sylvester Amspacher
Parents:  Sylvester E. and Mable Gerber Amspacher
Spouse:  Janette Stanton Amspacher
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Maryland
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Ehrhardt
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 22, 1978, and page 14, col. 2


Name:    Cecil G. Long
Parents:  David Lee and Hattie Hamilton Long
Spouse:  Ethel Watson Long
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Danville, Virginia
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, June 22, 1978, page 12, col. 1


Name:    John H. Rogers
Parents:  Lewis and Minnie Rogers
Spouse:  Inez Martin Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Article headlined Marion
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, June 22, 1978, page 12, col. 3


Name:    Bessie Phillips McLellan
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. William H. Phillips
Spouse:  E. H. McLellan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Date of Death: Wednescay
Place of Death: Ontario, California
Place of Burial:  Ontario, California
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, June 22, 1978, page 12, col. 3


Name:    Margaret Alford Brandle*
Parents:  Manton and Rena Curry Alford
Spouse:  Henry F. Bandle*
Date of Birth/Age: 70
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 27, 1978 page 7, col. 2
*Should be Brandis


Name:    Leola Butler Locklear
Parents:  Dave and Josephine Smith Butler
Spouse: David Locklear
Date of Birth/Age: 72
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Joanna
Place of Burial:  Services at Leland Grove Free Will Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 27, 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Gertrude McKenzie Bethea
Parents:  Alford and Mary Jane McInnis McKenzie
Spouse: James W. Bethea, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: 56
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Latta
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church Cmetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 27, 1978, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Harvey Attis Page
Parents:  Joe and Mitchel Herring Page
Spouse: Lottie Garris Page
Date of Birth/Age: 63
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Services at Bear Swamp Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, June 27, 1978, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Maude McCormick Taylor
Parents:  Willie Ross and Lillie Moody McCormick
Spouse:  Edwin Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 29, page 8, col. 1


JULY


Name:      Jack Hill Owens
Parents:  Hemp Hill and Betty H. Owens
Spouse:  Eleanor Harrelson Owens, North Charleston
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Date of Death: Saturday    drowned
Place of Death:  Little Pee Dee River in Horry County
Place of Burial:  Ford Cemetery (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 4, 1978, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Bobby Gene Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Place of birth: of Mullins
Date of Death: Saturday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 4, 1978, page 1, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Clifton B. Taylor
Parents:  John H. Henry and Willette Rogers Taylor
Spouse:  Margaret W. Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age58
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 4, 1978, page 7, col. 5 


Name:      Colin Leonard Smith
Parents:  Willis H. and Eula Leviner Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  Scotland County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Laurinburg, NC
Place of Burial:  Smith Family Cemetery, Hamlet, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1978, page 1, col. 5 and 6   


Name:      Phillip Junior Hunt
Parents:  Poncie Junior and Hattie Jean Locklair Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 4
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Leland Grove Free Will Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1978, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Marion Martin Toole
Parents:  Lawrence and Viola Livingston Toole
Spouse:  Leona Smith Toole
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Orangeburg County, and of West Columbia
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  plans by Thompson Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1978, page 11, col. 1     


Name:      Neattie Hyatt Allen
Parents:  Franklin and Sarah Ann Ward Hyatt
Spouse:  John Bert Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Wilmington, NC nursing home
Place of Burial:  Mount Zion Cemetery, Hardwick Funeral Home in Loris
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1978, page 11, col. 1       


Name:      Monroe Cook
Parents:  Andrew James and Cara Tart Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a nursing home
Place of Burial:  Killian Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 6, 1978, page 11, col. 1         


Name:      Ethel Watson Schofield
Parents:  John E. and Eliza McCants Watson
Spouse:  Dr. Nathan Norris Schofield
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Greenwood County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 11, 1978, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      William Chesley Scott Jr.
Parents:  William C. and Lona Hayes Scott
Spouse:  Julia Brown Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Navy veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 11, 1978, page 6, col. 1  
 

Name:      Innie Rea Allen Moody   
Parents:  Marie Allen and Thomas Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a New York, NY hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 11, 1978, page 6, col. 1     


Name:      Mrs. Levi Carter Jackson
Parents:  Eddie and Katie Daniels Carter
Spouse:  Furman Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Carter Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 11, 1978, page 6, col. 1     


Name:      Edward James Moody
Parents:  Ruby Snipes Moody and Grover Moody
Spouse:  Doris Brown Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:      Sam Ford       
Place of Burial:  Tuesday, Union AME Church cemetery, Lake View, (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1978, page 11, col. 2
  

Name:      Alice Gertrude McDuffie       
Parents:  Shepard and Hattie McDuffie
Spouse:  Edward Charles Hayes
Date of Birth: November 7, 1904
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  residence
Place of Burial:  services at New Zion AME Church  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 13, 1978, page 11, col. 2
  

Name:      Lue Etta Grainger Strickland
Parents:  Nathan and Emma Williamson Grainger
Spouse:  Jasper Wade Strickland
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  services at Pleasant View Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday. July 18, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      L. E. Hood
Parents:  Kate Hood
Spouse:  Hattie Rouse Hood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Lee County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Cheraw hospital
Place of Burial:  Bristow’s Chapel Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday. July 18, 1978, page 7, col. 2    


Name:      Rebecca Alford Henderson
Parents:  James Frierson and Ada Lee Alford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday. July 18, 1978, page 7, col. 3 


Name:      Robert Lincoln Roberts
Parents:  Leroy and Catherine Roberts, nephew of Geneva Lytch of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 35
Place of Birth: native of Dillon, New York city, Elyria in 1974 and 1975
Date of Death: July 16         
Place of Death:  near Elyria, Ohio
Place of Burial:  Roberts Estate Cemetery in Dillon, Marine Corps veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 1, col. 3 and 4 and Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 1



Name:      Timothy McCoy
Parents:  Justin McCoy
Date of Birth/Age:  seven year old
Date of Death: Tuesday        drowned
Place of Death:  Riverdale section
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 1, col. 3 and 4    


Name:      Pauline Bell Hamilton
Parents:  Ida Jane Strickland and Andrew Bell
Spouse:  John Kelly Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Conway hospital
Place of Burial:  Red Oak Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 7, col. 3    


Name:      Carl Lee Hillburn
Parents:  Samuel and Jennie Cartwright Hillburn
Spouse:  Ruth Harrelson Hillburn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 7, col. 4    


Name:      Beulah Elizabeth Adcox McLellan
Parents:  Joseph D. and Alice Smith Adcox
Spouse:  William F. McLellan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Hoke County, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 20, 1978, page 7, col. 3 and 4    


Name:      Henry Leon Davis
Parents:  Rilla McBride Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  one-year-old
Date of Death: June 10    homicide
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 1, col. 2 and 3


Name:      Fred C. Cook
Parents:  Floyd and Melinda Cain Cook
Spouse:  Isabel Walters Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:      Beulah W. Phillips
Parents:  Frank and Virginia Williams
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Lawrence Maybin Wilson
Parents:  Hy P. and Theodosia Maybin Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Charlotte, NC
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Virginia Cox Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Oakland Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Govie Elizabeth Ivey Elkins
Parents:  Haynes W. and Neppie Jane Morris Ivey
Spouse:  James C. Elkins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Phema P. Bane
Parents:  Robert and Frances Johnson Perritt
Spouse:  Evander D. Bane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 6, col. 3  

  
Name:      Walter Greene Hyatt
Spouse:  Gladys
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  of Belmont
Date of Death: Monday, July 10
Place of Burial:  services at Sharon Freewill Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 25, 1978, page 7, col. 2   


Name:      Carrie Wheeler Smutherman   
Parents:  Solomon and Maggie Page Wheeler
Spouse:  Charles Smutherman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Springhill Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 27, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


 AUGUST


Name:      Charles Franklin Cagle
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. George Cagle
Spouse:  Eula Mae Stanton Cagle
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Ansonville County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Navy veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 1, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Vance Godbolt   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Arch Godbolt
Spouse:  Clara Godbolt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 100
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: July 24
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 1, 1978, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Louise Haselden Currie
Parents:  James Dudley and Mary Haselden
Spouse:  Don Currie
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  nursing home
Place of Burial:  services at Loris United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 1, 1978, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Frances Kidalowski Wozniak
Parents:  Walter Kidalowski and Elizabeth Kydas Kidalowski
Spouse:  Louis M. Wozniak
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Amsterdam, NY
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  services held in Amsterdam
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 1, 1978, page 9, col. 1      


Name:      Norman Caulder
Parents:  William and Maggie Owens Caulder
Spouse:  Annie O. Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Daniel Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 1, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Barney K. Williams
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Perry K. Williams
Spouse:  Linda Grubbs Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  of Route 3, Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  near Floydale    auto accident
Place of Burial:  services at Pyerian Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 3, 1978, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Rodney Allen Byrd
Parents:  Watt Byrd and Sharon Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 3, 1978, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Alfred Leroy Rose
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 34
Place of Birth:  of Clio
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Clio       
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Weldon Locklear
Date of Death: May 27
Place of Death:  near Lake View   
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Odell R. Lane
Parents:  Ollie D. and Minnie Rowell Lane
Spouse:  Eula Gladys Cooke Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery, U. S. Navy
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Joseph Proctor Bass
Parents:  Joseph and Flora Busler Bass
Spouse:  Agnes W. Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: July 28
Place of Death:  a Wilmington, Del. hospital
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Doris C. Strickland
Parents:  William K. and Lillie McDaniel Covington
Spouse:  Ed Strickland
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Frazelle Martin Tinley   
Parents:  Jacob N. and Queenie Harper
Place of Birth:  Jenkinsville
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  New York
Place of Burial:  Whitehall Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 7, col. 2   


Name:      Annie McColl Johnson
Parents:  James Boyd and Clarsey Hayes McColl
Spouse:  Bud Robinson Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  nursing home
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 8, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Luke Odom       
Parents:  John Odom
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 10, 1978, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Arch Bernard Surles
Parents:  Allen and Louise Frances Lee Surles
Spouse:  Rose Devlin Surles
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, and of McColl
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 10, 1978, page 9, col. 2  


Name:     Mr. Butler (no first name given)
Parents:  Mildred Lane Butler and Herbert B. Butler
Spouse:  Willaree Miles Butler
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Latta       
Place of Burial:  Summerville Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Haskell W. Kinsey
Parents:  Walter B. Kinsey of Holly Hill, Essie McDonald Kinsey
Spouse:  1-Eula Lee Kinsey, of St. George, 2-Gwen Holden Kinsey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  Fork
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, veteran of Korean War
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      James William Barfield
Parents:  stepmother, Helen E. Barfield, Nichols
Spouse:  Peggy Barfield, Maryville, Tenn.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 34
Place of Birth:  formally of Nichols
Place of Burial:  Wednesday in Carpenter Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Ruth Aston Stephenson
Parents:  Rev. Andrew C. and Minnie Game Aston
Spouse:  Lemuel B. Stephenson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Date of Death: recently
Place of Death:  London, England
Place of Burial:  (Tuesday) today at Magnolia Cemetery in Hartsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Mary MacQueen MacDonald
Parents:  Col Donald and Molly McRae MacQueen
Spouse:  K. L. MacDonald
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  services held today (Tuesday) at the Carolina Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Mollie Bertah Daniels Coates
Parents:  John and Lillie Turner Daniels
Spouse:  James B. Coates
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon, resident of Oxen Hills, Md.  20 years
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Washington
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 2 


Name:      Clyde Hugh Campbell
Parents:  Alberta Owens Campbell and Ellie C. Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Whiteville, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Eaddy Ford Cemetery, Johnsonville, served in the U. S. Army
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 15, 1978, page 8, col. 2


Name:      Ethel Crawford Ward
Spouse:  J. Gaddy Ward, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 7
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton hospital
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1978, page 9, col. 4 


Name:      Margaret Evelyn Dillard
Parents:  John and Ella Jones Lewis
Spouse:  N. L. Dillard, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 17, 1978, page 9, col. 5  


Name:      Lieut. Cmdr. Robert Wilson Squires
Parents:  Marie St. Clair Shipp Squires and Joseph Thomas Squires, Sr.
Spouse:  Florence Manning Bethea Squires
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Coronado, California
Place of Burial:  National Cemetery at Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 1, col. 3


Name:      Florence Manning Bethea Squires
Parents:  Florence Manning Bethea and Dr. William S. Bethea
Spouse:  Lieut. Cmdr. Robert Wilson Squires
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Coronado, California
Place of Burial:  National Cemetery at Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Glenn Currie Gibson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Date of Death: about March 30, found last May 11
Place of Death:  in Cumberland County, found in Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 1, col. 4


Name:      Rev. Eddie Grant Saverance
Parents:  Louise Fraley Saverance and Eddie R. Saverance
Spouse:  Carolyn Siler Saverance
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 36
Place of Birth:  Timmonsville
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  services at the Bay Branch Free Will Baptist Church, Timmonsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Williard Woodrow (Bill) Watts Sr.
Parents:  Sam and Mattie Allen Watts
Spouse:  Ludie West Watts
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      T. G. Griggs Jr.
Parents:  Thomas George and Annie Maye Frye Griggs
Spouse:  Frances Miller Griggs
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Ruby
Date of Death: Tuesday of last week
Place of Burial:  Ruby Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 1   

 
Name:      Albertine Haselden George
Parents:  Charles Edgar and Minnie Dusenbury Haselden
Spouse:  Henry Wister (Buddy) George
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Laurinburg, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Haselden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Edna Marie Moody Mahon
Parents: Leola Moody Turner of McColl and Robert Moody
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 2   


Name:      Bessie Parker Humphrey
Parents:  John and Olive Bryant Parker
Spouse:  Charlie B. Humphrey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 7, col. 2 


Name:      Leroy Jackson
Parents:  Lila Dillon Jackson and General Shell Jackson
Spouse:  Clara Ann Rogers Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 45
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 24, 1978, page 10, col. 6


Name:    Noah Barton Hamilton 
Spouse:  Flowers Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Bulah Chard Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 24, 1978, page 10, col. 6  


Name:      Dr. James A. Bruce
Parents:  Roy Marion and Belle Berry Bruce
Spouse:  Doris Curry Bruce
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Bamberg
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery, Mullins, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      John William Griffith Jr.
Parents:  John William Sr. and Viola Rowan Griffith
Spouse:  Edna Arnett Griffith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Wilmington, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Roger V. Minturn
Parents:  Bertha H. Minton
Spouse:  Bernice Williamson Minton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  former resident of Fair Bluff, and of Myrtle Beach
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Powell Cemetery, Fair Bluff
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Hiram Jackson
Parents:  Junius and Mattie J. Jackson
Spouse:  Emma Doll Smith Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Diane Floyd Brooks
Parents:  Gene A. Floyd of Dillon and Betty Banks Strom, Albany Georgia
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 27
Place of Birth:  Greenwood
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenwood Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Clara Godbolt    
Parents:  Rufus and Lila Bass Segars
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth: 
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence nursing home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 2


Name:      Martin Hup Sr.
Parents:  Gary and Nora Newhouse Hup
Spouse:  Inez Suggs Hup
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Midland Park, NJ
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Dillon Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Archie Nick Stewart
Parents:  Wesley and Rena Jones Stewart
Spouse:  Eva Hilbourn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Richmond County, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 7, col. 2 
 

Name:      Charles M. Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  of Fairmont
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Fairmont    pedestrian-auto accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Willie Evans Horne
Parents:  Major and Runie Rogers Horne
Spouse:  Ann Bullock Horne
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 8, col.  2


Name:      John Bryant Jr.
Parents:  John and Eutha Brumble Bryant Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Veterans Administration hospital in Salem, Virginia
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 29, 1978, page 8, col. 2   


SEPTEMBER


Name:      Minnie Rowell Barfield
Parents:  Mary Locke Rowell and Gilbert Rowell
Spouse:  John Earle Barfield
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 5, 1978, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Walter Lee Herring
Parents:  James and Abby Price Herring
Spouse:  Ruby Wood Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 5, 1978, page 9, col. 1      


Name:      Lesley Denise Smith
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 5, 1978, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Samuel Perrin Wood III
Parents:  I. T. and Rose Worrell Wood
Spouse:  Elise Cross Wood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  North Carolina
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 7, 1978, page 10, col. 6  


Name:      Crayton Edwards
Parents:  Ben and Ella Horne Edwards
Spouse:  Bessie Viola Edwards
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 14, 1978, page 6, col. 4   


Name:      Dr. Edgar A. Hines Jr.
Parents:  Dr. E. A. Hines and Mary Moore Hines
Spouse:  former Ruth Harvey
Place of Birth:  Seneca, SC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Seneca
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Bertha T. Williams
Parents:  Daniel S. and Karon Rebecca Keisler Taylor
Spouse:  Emory L. Williams
Place of Birth:  Lexington County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia nursing home
Place of Burial:  Lybrand Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 2   


Name:      John Allen Stanton Jr.
Parents:  J. A. and Betty Stanton Harris
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Grandview Memorial Park, Rock Hill
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 2 


Name:      Henrietta Hewett Jackson
Parents:  Henry and Julia Vault Hewett
Spouse:  Enoch Walter Jackson
Date of Birth: December 7, 1897
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a nursing home
Place of Burial:  Seagate Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 3


Name:      Dixie Rouse DeFeis
Parents:  David Giles Rouse and Eva Ashley Rouse
Spouse:  Peter P. DeFeis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  from Dillon and Fairmont, NC and New York City
Date of Death: Thursday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 4


Name:      Ambrose Carter
Parents:  Queenie Prevatte and Leroy Carter
Spouse:  Annette Collins Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Durham, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 4


Name:      Albert Raleigh Halks
Parents:  Patrick E. and Cecelia Huggins Halks
Spouse:  Janie Turner Halks
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Louise S. Easterling
Parents:  Henry E. K. Smith and Eudora Dew Smith
Spouse:  Henry F. Easterling
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 19, 1978, page 10, col. 8 and 9 


Name:      Irene Berry Walker
Parents:  George L. and Lucy Marie McCormick Berry
Spouse:  C. R. Walker
Date of Birth: May 5, 1920
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 21, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Ernest Vaultay Harrelson
Parents:  Ernest and Missouri H. Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, World War I veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 21, 1978, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Meekie Kennedy Fowler
Parents:  John and Sara Ida Rowell Kennedy
Spouse:  Andrew J. Fowler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Camp Branch Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 26, 1978, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Robert M. White
Parents:  Leroy and Claudia Brown White
Spouse:  Ellen B. White
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Palmer Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 26, 1978, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Bessie Virginia Tucker Brumble
Parents:  James Lee and Martha Bailey Tucker
Spouse:  W. H. Brumble Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 26, 1978, page 11, col. 2   


Name:      Mary Long Salters
Parents:  Robert F. and Anna Welsh Long
Spouse:  John A. Salters
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Lancaster County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Kingstree hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 26, 1978, page 11, col. 2  


Name:      Robert H. Hayes
Parents:  Hillary and Iola Rogers Hayes
Spouse:  Pauline Collins Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Tranquil United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 26, 1978, page 11, col. 2   


Name:      Alma Bethea Monroe
Parents:  David and Kathryn J. Bethea
Spouse:  Clarence Monroe
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 28, 1978, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Everette Lee Jacobs
Parents:  Wesley and Effie Smith
Spouse:  Martha Jacobs
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Scotland County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Fayetteville, NC Veterans Hospital
Place of Burial:  King Cemetery, Laurel Hill, North Carolina
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 28, 1978, page 11, col. 1   


Name:      Betty Hayes
Parents:  Charles P. and Maggie Elvington Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Fork nursing home
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 28, 1978, page 11, col. 2, 3 and 4

 
OCTOBER


Name:    John Allen Chavis
Parents:  Neil and Annie Jane Chavis
Spouse:  Dora Mae Lockear Chavis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 3, 1978,page 9, col. 1


Name:    Ralph Jones
Parents:  D. E and Gertie Johnson Jones
Spouse:  Marjorie L. Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Place of Birth:    Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial: Midway Cemetery near Mullins
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, October 3, 1978, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Irradeen McKenzie Berry
Parents:  Alford and Jane McKenzie
Spouse:  Samuel Owens Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth:    Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Near Dillon
Place of Burial: Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, October 3, 1978, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Dorothy Jenkins
Parents:  William and Virginia Prudie Baxley Jenkins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Services at Pisgah United Methodist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, October 3, 1978, page 1, col. 1


Name:    Will Hare
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Marion
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 5, 1978, page 9, col. 1.


Name:    Alice Smith Bolton
Parents: Stephen L. and Victoria Edwards Smith
Spouse: A. G. Bolton
Date of Birth/Age: Born February 10, 1903
Place of Birth: Former Oak Grove Resident
Date of Death: September 26, 1978
Place of Death: Richmond, Virginia
Place of Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 5, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Franklin Williamson
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Williamson
Spouse: Bernice Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Saint Mary Cemetery, services at Saint Pleasant Baptist Church in Fork
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 10., 1978, page 8, col. l


Name:    Catherine Adams Rowland
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Rowland Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 10., 1978, page 8, col. L


Name:    Waddell Byrd
Parents:  Furman H. and Isabella Dew Byrd
Spouse:   Grace Lane Byrd
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Palmetto Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 12, 1978, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Eliza Johnson
Parents:  E. E. and Minnie Jernigan Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 12, 1978, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Hartsell O. Rogers, Sr.
Parents:  John B. and Mary Walter Rogers
Spouse: Margaret Moore Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Herbert Smith
Parents:  Sandy and Bell Cook Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Wilbert Hill
Parents:  Steward and May Hill
Spouse:  Claudia Hill
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  October 5 1978
Place of Death:  Bridgeport, Connecticut
Place of Burial:  Page Cemetery, Floyd Dale
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Lizzie McKenzie Graves
Parents:  James and Minerva Jackson McKenzie
Spouse:  Nathan G. Graves
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery, McColl
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 3


Name:    Rev. Charlie Edwards
Parents:  James and Georgiana Edwards
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Residence (article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  St. Mark Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Annie Wiggins Moore
Parents: General E. (dec) and Mrs. Druzila Hayes Wise
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Byrd Cemetery in Pee Dee
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 3


Name:    J. E. Godbold
Parents: Hughie S. and Anzie Wise Godbold
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 3 & 4


Name:    Emma L. Martin Cheek
Parents: Rosa and Spencer Martin
Daughter: Mrs. Flora C. Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 9, col. 3 & 4


Name:    Robert C. Blackwell
Parents:  R. S. and Hattie Blackwell
Spouse: Mary J. Caulder Blackwell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Residence (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 17, 1978, page 10, col. 1


Name:    John Clyde Barrington
Parents: John C. and Cassie Brinson Barrington
Spouse:  Ruby Hunnicutt Barrington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:  Pamlico County, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Wake County, NC (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Not given (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 19, 1978, page 1, col 4 and Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Judson L. Collins
Parents: Samuel and Lizzie Floyd Collins
Spouse:  Mary Ann Collins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth:  Marion County, SC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Residence (article headlined Norfolk, Virginia)
Place of Burial:  Mount Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery in Horry County
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 19, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Pearl Kirby Owens
Spouse:  Elmore Owens
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, SC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: A nursing home
Place of Burial:  Services at Sardis Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 19, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:  Smith R. Taylor   
Parents: Robert Jason and Nellie Long Taylor
Spouse:  Dale Loyd Taylor
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Hartsville
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 3, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Argent Bethea Gibson
Parents:  John Crawford and Marietta Georgia Bethea
Spouse: James Breeden Gibson, Sr.
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Bennettsville, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Fenwick Harrold Ackerman
Parents:  H. P. and Grace Hoff Ackerman
Spouse: Kay Masuko R. Ackerman
Date of Birth/Age:  November 29, 1924
Place of Birth:  Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: (article headlined Charleston)
Place of Burial: Ackerman Cemetery, Cottageville, SC (WWII and Korean Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Daisy Bethea Mitchell
Spouse: William Mitchell
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Oakey Point Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Leb Wright
Parents: Rev. Lee  and Lottie Wright
Spouse:  Gertrude Wright
Date of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Hamilton Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Marcella Covington
Parents: Lerone and Mrs. Dune Lane
Foster  mother: Mrs. Lizzie McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Thrusday
Place of Burial: Old Bethel Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Jewell Brockington Ellis
Parents:  William S. and Martha Cole Brockington
Spouse:  E. E. Ellis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth: Williamsburg County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Kingstree, SC
Place of Burial: Williamsburg Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Charlie Laneau Powers
Parents:  L. L. and Isla Hayes Powers
Spouse:  Mildred Rogers Powers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  (article headlined Effingham)
Place of Burial: Services at Oak Grove independent Holiness Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 24, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Martha Bracey Stone
Parents: Thomas and Bessie Jones Bracey
Spouse:  Badger Stone
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Chapel Hill, NC
Place of Burial:  Hillside Memorial Park, Laurinburg
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 26, 1978, page 12, col. 3


Name:    Rena Bell Johnson Mackey
Parents: Sam and Martha Jane Lloyd Johnson
Spouse:  Lester Mackey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: (article headlined Kershaw)
Place of Burial:  Kershaw City Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 26, 1978, page 12, col. 3


Name:    Allene Green Gatlin
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. George Malphrus Green
Spouse:  William Shelton Gatlin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Place of Birth:  Durham, NC
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Conway
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 31, 1978, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Wingate E. Ford
Parents: William and Della Harrelson Ford
Spouse:  Manila Towsend Ford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 31, 1978, page 8, col. 4


NOVEMBER


Name:    Annie Mae Bethea
Parents:  Robert C. and Annie Price Bethea
Spouse:  Lynn Lee Bethea (died September 6, 1967)
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Chapel Hill, NC
Place of Burial: Alamance Memorial Park (article headlined Burlington, NC)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 7, 1978, page 10, col. 1


Name:    John Bradly McNeil
Spouse: Estelene Jackson McNeil
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 7, 1978, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Penny Page
Parents: John and Dora Oliver Page
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth: Robeson County, NC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Wilmington, NC
Place of Burial:  Page Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 7, 1978, page 10, col. 2


Name:    Edith Squires Caquelin
Parents: Thomas Pinckney and Catherine McKenzie Squires
Spouse:  Arthur Caquelin
Aunt of Thomas Squires and Miss Bessie Squires
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Date of Death:  Services held on October 30, 1978 in Ottawa, Illinois
Place of Death:  Ottawa Illinois
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, November 7, 1978, page 10, col. 2


Name:    Edward Thomas Lewis
Daughter: Mrs. Alice Hayes of Dillon 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:  Lumberton resident
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  North Carolina Cancer Institute
Place of Burial: New Hollywood Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Joe James Owens
Parents:   Mr. and Mrs. William Owens, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Infant
Date of Death: Wednesday   
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Piney Grove Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1978, page 11, col. 2


Name:    Effie Lillian Fore
Parents: Henry and Effie Nichols Woodard
Spouse: Wendell C. Fore
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Place of Birth:  Wilson, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Residence in Latta
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1978, page 11, col. 3


Name:    Willie Rufus Hubbard
Parents:  Thomas and Ellen Pelt Hubbard
Spouse: Blanche Whittington Moody Hubbard
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, (WW I Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9, 1978, page 11, col. 3


Name:    Ellen Thomas Smith
Parents:  James and Ina Thackston Thomas
Spouse: Ringland L. Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Gaffney
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9. 1978, page 11, col. 3


Name:    Eula Lee Jackson DeWitt
Parents:  S. W. and Cordelia Hayes Jackson
Spouse: John F. DeWitt
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 9. 1978, page 11, col. 3


Name:    Cora Webster Rouse Gaddy
Parents:  Dave and Molly Hayes Webster
Spouse: George Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16. 1978, page 6, col. 6


Name:    Minnie Jackson Powers
Parents:  Asbury and Beaddie Sanderson Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16. 1978, page 6, col. 6


Name:    Lucia Mae McCallum
Parents:  James and Lucia Blue McCallum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Rowland
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Rowland Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 16. 1978, page 6, col. 7


Name:    George H. Hughes
Parents:  William and Julia Rutland Hughes
Spouse:  Lottie G. Hughes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth: Orangeburg County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Devotion Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 21, 1978, page 5, col. 5


Name:    Winnie S. Tunstall
Parents:  A. T. and Ethel Bobbit Shearin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth: Franklin County, NC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 21, 1978, page 5, col. 5 & 6


Name:    Richard H. Rogers
Parents:  Mrs. Christine Herring
Spouse: Odessia Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 39
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death:  November 11, 1978
Place of Death: Newark, NJ
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dillon (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 21, 1978, page 5, col. 7 & 8


Name:    Pearline H. Rhames
Parents:  Horne and Katie Carmichael Hayes
Spouse: Deacon Jessie Rhames
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Smith Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Johnny Otto Sarvis
Parents:  John and Betty Stevens Sarvis
Spouse: Debbie Alford Sarvis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Services at Ariel Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Lacy Gerald Gaddy
Parents:  Washington ad Lonnie Mae Hyatt Gaddy
Spouse: Dorothy Blackwell Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  November 20, 1978
Place of Death: Residence (Sumter)
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Donna June Gotwals
Parents:  James E. and Harriet Peterman Gotwals
Date of Birth/Age: Age 24
Place of Birth:  Phoenixville, PA
Date of Death:  November 22, 1978
Place of Death: Canadian, Texas
Place of Burial: Phoenixville
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Fred Ward
Parents:  John and Olive Byrd Ward
Spouse:  Janie Ward
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Robert W. Miles, Sr.
Parents:  Dozier and Leona Bethea Miles
Spouse:  Atzenia Good Miles
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Darlington
Place of Burial: Article headlined Darlington (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Bertha Moore
Parents:  J. W. and Bertha Hayes Moore
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Tommy James (Papa Tom) Owens
Parents:  Wiley Redden and Maeetta Dudley Owens
Spouse:  Margaret Sue Owens
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, NC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Sallie W. Godbold
Parents:  H. S. and Anzie Wise Godbold
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 28, 1978, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Elba Gerald Stephens
Parents: Albert and Cora Floyd Gerald
Spouse:  Wacon Laurel Stephens, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial: Services at Bermuda Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, November 30, 1978, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Otto B. Day
Parents: Bueford and Lou Gerald Day
Spouse:  Minnie Idella Suggs Day
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial: Buck Creed Cemetery (Loris)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, November 30, 1978, page 8, col. 1


DECEMBER


Name:    Miles Murdock McInnis
Parents: Sam P. and Ann Schibben McInnis
Spouse:  Terry Russ McInnis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 19
Place of Birth:  Marlboro
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Near Clio (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, December 5, 1978, page 1, col. 6
& 7


Name:    Jane Edens McIntrye
Parents:  John Edwin and Jane Chandler McIntyre
Date of Birth/Age: Age 15
Place of Birth: Laurinburg, NC
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Near Clio (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park, Bennesttsville, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 5, 1978, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Bell Ford
Parents:  Neal C. and Nettie Scott Ford
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Nichols
Place of Burial:  Ford Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 5, 1978, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Kathryn Mayes Parham
Parents:  James T. and Caroline Mayer Mayes
Spouse:  William H. Parham, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth:  Newberry
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Coy M. Haywood
Spouse:  Peal Mishue Haywood
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Floyd Memorial Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Albert G. Spaulding
Spouse:  Libbie D. Spaulding
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Lumberton, NC
Place of Burial:  Ashpole Cneter United Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Robert Butler
Parents: Maggie Owens Butler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 37
Date of Death:  Wednesday, November 29, 1978
Place of Death: Article headlined Farimont, NC
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillon
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 7, 1978, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Hattie Huggins
Spouse:  Henry Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73, Born June 7, 1906
Place of Birth:  Former resident of Dillon County
Date of Death:  December 9, 1978
Place of Death: West Eau Gallie, Florida
Place of Burial: Fountain Head Memorial Park (article headlined Melbourne, Florida)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 5, co. 1


Name:    Horace Hosea Boykin
Parents: James V. and Liza Corbett Boykin
Spouse:  Tuster Brown Boykin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Lee County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Tuomey Hospital (article headlined Sumter)
Place of Burial: Evergreen Memorial Park
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:    James Arthur (Chief) Tyler
Parents: Oscar James and Bessie King Tyler
Spouse:  Letha Lee Tyler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial: Bayboro Baptist Church Cemetery (article headlined Loris)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 1


Name:    Amelia Henry
Parents:  Robert R. and Carrie Bethea
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Marion County
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery, Latta (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 2


Name:    Ferrel J. Miller
Parents:  Jessie C. and Hanna Horne Miller
Spouse:  Sadie Taylor Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Dillon Services at Second Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 2


Name:    Ollie Hayes Jackson
Parents:  Jesse Arthur and Janie Y. Hayes
Spouse:  Robert A. Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 2 & 3


Name:    Florie Adylotte Roberts Williams
Parents:  Martin Wheeler and Sarah Elizabeth Rippie Roberts
Spouse:  Sammy Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Earl, NC
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 12, 1978, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Ellen Dew Cook
Spouse: Alfred W. Cook, Sr.
Place of Birth: Former Dillon County Resident
Date of Death:  December 4, 1978
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lumberton
Place of Burial:  Philadelpus Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 14, 1978, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Marvin Bryant
Parents:  Eli and Elizabeth Rogers Bryant
Spouse: Mary Myrtle Bryant
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Mount Zion Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 14, 1978, page 8, col. 6


Name:    John William Myers
Parents:  William Chandler and Margaret Reinhardt Myers
Spouse: Bonnie Middleton Myers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 28
Place of Birth: Lancaster Pennsylvania
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Work related accident, Latta, SC
Place of Burial:  Conestoga Memorial Park Cemetery, Lancaster PA
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 19, 1978, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6,  & 7


Name:    Ethel B. Smith
Parents:  Pink and Marendia Brown
Spouse: Barney Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Bethel AME Church Cemetery, Latta, SC (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 19, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Bessie Miller Norman
Parents:  William H. and Robert McDaniel Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Fork
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 19, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Fleepie McKenzie Causey
Parents:   Manning and Katie Bridgeman McKenzie
Spouse:   Charles B. Causey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:   Article headlined Mullins
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 19, 1978, page 9, col. 1


Name:   Mary McRae Peppers
Parents:  Gilbert and Flora Jane McEachin McRae
Spouse:  George W. Peppers.
Date of Birth/Age:  February 22, 1905
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday, December 10, 1978
Place of Burial: Hamilton Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1978, page 19, col. 1


Name:   Myrtle Atkinson Weeks
Parents:  D, C. and Sarah Carmichael Atkinson
Spouse:  John W. Weeks, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Charleston, SC
Place of Burial: Kinsey Cemetery (article headlined Round O)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1978, page 19, col. 1


Name:   DeEtte Tally Dunlay
Parents:  William J. and Minnie Hood Tally
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth: Dillon County, resident of Clio
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Bennettsville, SC
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery, Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1978, page 19, col. 1


Name:   Rosa Taylor Turner
Parents:  Cicero and Lillie Taylor
Spouse: Junious Turner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Bennettsville, SC
Place of Burial: Rogers Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 21, 1978, page 19, col. 1


Name:   John William (Wendell) Martin
Parents:  Lonnie E. and Ora Grainger Martin
Spouse: Sylvia Gasque Martin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon County (auto accident)
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 1, col. 1 & 2


Name:   Robert Tynes
Parents:  Reginald and Loretta Tynes
Spouse: Shirley Tynes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 1


Name:   Betty C. Grooms
Parents:  Ruben C.and Elizabeth Shire Coker
Spouse: Willie G. Grooms
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 97
Place of Birth: Richland County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Calvary Baptist Church near Bishopville.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 1


Name:   J. Howard Berry
Parents:  Colonel Platt and Lena Swintz Berry
Spouse: Lottie Gibson Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Liberty Hill
Place of Burial: Services at Mt. Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 2


Name:   Luvertis Alford Hamilton
Spouse: Alfred Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 48
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Baltimore, MD
Place of Burial: Services Manning Baptist Chruch (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 2


Name:    John Austin Hayes
Parents:  James Stubbs and Alice Berry Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 96
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Sumter
Place of Burial:  Services at Bethesda Southern Methodist Church, Oak Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 3


Name:    Pearlie E. Shelley
Parents:  Eddie and Lizzie Williams Shelley
Spouse:  Mary Turner Shelley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 3


Name:    Leon Shuler
Parents:  Robert and Dessie Shuler
Spouse:  Ruthessa Shuler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth: Lake View
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 4


Name:    James Spencer Locklear
Parents:  James F. and Mary Jane McColl Locklear
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth: Scotland County, NC
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Clio
Place of Burial:  Services at Oak Grove Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 5 & 6


Name:    Robert L. Bucy, Sr.
Parents:  Cornelius and Elnora Bucy
Spouse: Dorothy E. Bucy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth: Davis, West Virginia
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 6


Name:    Joe Byrd
Parents:  Neil and Flora Ellen Jackson Byrd
Spouse: Jessie Powers Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 28, 1978, page 14, col. 6