Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
 1979


The extracts for 1979 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:    Stanley Proctor
Parents:  Steve and Mary Pace Stanley Proctor
Spouse:  Peggy Ratts Proctor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 28
Place of Birth: Marion
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Member of Marion Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 1, col. 7 & 8


Name:    Cole B. Sanders
Spouse:  Carolyn J. Sanders
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Former resident of Dillon
Date of Death:  December 25, 1978
Place of Death:  Article headlined Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial: LaFayette Memorial Park
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Phillip Andrew Miller, Sr.
Parents:  Wayne D. and Nell Covington Miller, Sr.
Spouse:  Flora Kate Campbell Miller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Pete James, Sr.
Spouse:  Jessie Mae James
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Services at St. John Baptist Church, Latta (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Clyde Hayes
Parents:  Humbert and Leila McDowell Hayes
Spouse:  Thelma Turner Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Mary M. Fuller
Parents:  William and Emma Blackwell Murchison
Spouse:  Henry B. Fuller
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial: McColl Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Boyd B. Elvington
Parents:  Robert F. and Gladys Elvington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 2, 1979, page 7, col. 3


Name:    Helen Leah Quarles
Parents:  J. Ben and Nell Cooke Quarles
Date of Birth/Age: Age 21
Place of Birth: Florence
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Smithboro intersection (auto accident)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 4, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6, & 7


Name:    Lola Taylor Harrelson
Parents:  Wilson and Mary Hattie Godbolt Mishoe
Spouse:  Johnny Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 4, 1979, page 7, col. 6


Name:    Everett Brogdon
Parents:  Edward and Mary Cottingham Brogdon
Spouse:  Minnie Lewis Brogdon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Mullins
Place of Burial: Devotion Gardens Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1079, page 9, col. 4


Name:    Marguerite Bethea Rogers
Spouse: Clifford Eugene Rogers (died March 12, 1972)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Native of Dillon
Date of Death:  January 2, 1979
Place of Death:  Article headlined Shelby, NC
Place of Burial: Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1079, page 9, col. 5


Name:    Shirley Gaddy Wilkes
Parents:  Eras and Flonnie Cole Gaddy
Spouse: Carl Wilkes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Bennettsville
Place of Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Bennettsville, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1079, page 9, col. 5


Name:    Sadie McDaniel Hinson
Parents:  Warner and Tulah Humphrey McDaniel
Spouse:  Aaron Hinson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1079, page 9, col. 5


Name:    Truett Rogers, Sr.
Parents:  John and Mary Walters (probably an error and should be Rogers not Walters)
Spouse:  Frances  Lambert Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial: Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1079, page 9, col. 6
Truett Rogers     9-12-1921    1-4-1979    married Frances Lambert  11-27-1948*
*source: http://sciway3.net/proctor/dillon/cemeteries/ForkBaptist_cem.html


Name:    Martha Etta Herring
Parents: John James and Henrietta Watts Floyd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1979, page 9, col. 6


Name:    Haywood Williams
Parents: Albert and Minnie Williams
Spouse:  Lannie A. Williams
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  December 31, 1978
Place of Death:  Pennsylvania
Place of Burial:  Williams Cemetery, services at Spring Grove Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1979, page 9, col. 7


Name:    Leon Harvey Moore
Parents: Leon and Annie Tart Moore
Spouse:  Callie Mae Moore
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Holiness Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 9, 1979, page 9, col. 7,  8 and 9


Name:    Averitte Burney Nichols
Parents:  Averitte B. and Sothronia Daniel Nichols
Sister:  Mrs. E. B. Wheeler of Marion
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial:  Jones-Nichols Cemetery, Nichols SC.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 11, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Averitte Burney Nichols
Parents:  Averitte B. and Sothronia Daniel Nichols
Sister:  Mrs. E. B. Wheeler of Marion
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial:  Jones-Nichols Cemetery, Nichols SC.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 11, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Daisy Wilder
Parents: Pink and Mollie Inman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 11, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Hazel Campbell Lambert
Spouse:  Difee Lambert, Sr
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Greensboro, NC
Place of Burial:  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 11, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    William M. Johnson
Parents:  William M. and Molly Johnson, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Born December 11, 1896
Place of Birth: Lake View, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery, Lake View (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 16, 1979, page 12, col. 1


Name:    William Everett Herring
Parents: Edmond and Nora Moody Herring
Spouse:  Hazel Lane Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Hollywood, Florida
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, WWII Veteran (additional article, wounded in Italy available)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 16, 1979, page 12, col. 1


Name:    Arthur Price
Parents: Dewey and Ina Owens Price
Spouse:  Judith Price
Date of Birth/Age: Age 42
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, Navy Veteran
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 16, 1979, page 12, col. 1


Name:    Cheyenne Oxendine
Parents: Susie Mae Barton Oxendine
Date of Birth/Age: Age 16
Place of Birth: Latta
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Little Pee Dee Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 16, 1979, page 12, col. 1


Name:    Reba Floyd Sealey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Meadowbrook Cemetery (article headlined Fairmont)
Services at East Lumberton Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 18, 1979, page 6, col. 4


Name:    Hamp Page
Spouse:  Karen Page
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Date of Death: Friday of last week
Place of Burial: Fairmont Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 18, 1979, page 6, col. 4


Name:    Joe Tim Reason
Parents: J. C. and Mary Flowers Reason
Spouse:  Barbara Gordon Reason
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30, Born November 27, 1948
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Thomasville, NC
Place of Burial:  Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 18, 1979, page 6, col. 6


Name:    W. J. Gaddy
Parents: Weitus and Nettie Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  Prevatte Funeral Home in charge of arrangements to be announced
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 18, 1979, page 6, col. 6 &7


Name:    Sulie Yarborough Evans
Parents: Early L. and Mymie Tilton Yarborough
Spouse:  Luther Evans
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Powell Cemetery (article headlined Pamplico)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, January 18, 1979, page 6, col. 7


Name:    Daniel Alford Covington
Parents:  Mrs. Gertrude Holloway
Date of Birth/Age: Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon,
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Buffalo, New York
Place of Burial: New Holly Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Louis Raymond Ferencz, Jr.
Parents: Louis R. and Mary Suba Ferencz
Spouse:  Dothery McPhatter Ferencz
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Donnia Ada Graham
Parents: Henry and Flora McDaniel Miles
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Cheraw
Place of Burial: Services at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Cheraw
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Robert Powell Holding, Jr.
Spouse:  Jane Kestler Bell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: New Bern, North Carolina
Place of Burial: Services at First Presbyterian Church in Raleigh
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Sally Brown McLean
Parents: James H. and Remelle Rogers Brown
Spouse:  William McLean Jr.
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: January 14, 1979
Place of Death:  Newark, New Jersey
Place of Burial: Union AME Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Neill Archie Sinclair Sr.
Parents: Daniel P. and Lilllie O’Brien Sinclair
Spouse:  Blanche Huggins Sinclair
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth: Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Services at Little Rock Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 7


Name:    William Benjamin Davis
Parents: Henry Daniel and Etta Jane Michau Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth: Born in Williamsburg County, formerly of Darlington
Date of Death: December 22, 1978
Place of Death:  Augusta, Georgia
Place of Burial: Grove Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 7


Name:    E. L. Jones
Parents: Bossie and Glennie Killings Jones
Spouse:  Riley Blue Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth: Robeson County, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery (services at Little Zion AME Church)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Josiah Evans Holt
Parents:  Lattie and Jeanette Armstrong Holt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth:  Latta, SC
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Dorchester Memory Gardens (USAF Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1979, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Dorothy Mae Byrd Jackson
Parents:  Hassie Byrd (dec) and Fancie Byrd Joye
Spouse:  Willie Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 48
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Miller Methodist Church Cemetery in Marion County
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Lillie Mae Hyatt Herring
Parents:  Andrew and Charity Small Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, January 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1


FEBRUARY


Name:    Mary Louise Rouse Grice
Parents:  Willie R. and Maude Miller Rouse
Spouse:  Douglas M. Grice
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 1, 1979, page 3, col. 1


Name:    Bertha L. Bethea
Parents:  Robert Chesley and Annie Price Bethea
Place of Birth: Latta
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 1, 1979, page 3, col. 2, 3 & 4


Name:    James Samuel Church
Spouse: Myrtle Walters Church
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Date of Death: Thursday, January 25, 1979
Place of Death: Chapel Hill, NC
Place of Burial:  Parkton Cemetery, Parkton, North Carolina
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 1, 1979, page 3, col. 5


Name:    Belton Wilkes
Parents:  Charlie and Mary Alice Barfield Wilkes
Spouse: Nora Lee Brumbles Wilkes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 1, 1979, page 3, col. 6


Name:    Douglas Daniels
Parents:  Andrew H. and Jane Huggins Daniels
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth: Little Rock
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 1, 1979, page 3, col. 6


Name:    Elijah Johnson Carter
Parents:  Joe and Sally Scott Gibson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 1, 2 & 3.


Name:    Rev. Robert Lennon McCormick
Parents:  Wyche F. and  Mary Bell Bullock McCormick
Spouse:  Rene Bradley McCormick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 45
Place of Birth: Native of Rowland
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Residence near Spring Hope, NC
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery, Rowland, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Wallace Duncan Sellers
Parents:  Wallace Duncan and Nora Watson Sellers, Sr.
Spouse:  Jane Rogers Sellers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Latta
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Floyd Bethea
Parents:  Heriod and Susanna Bethea
Spouse:  Alma Mace Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: North Carolina Veterans Administration Hospital
Place of Burial:  Oakey Point Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Inez Blakley Robertson
Parents:  Jon Telford and Ella Blakely
Spouse:  Marvin Leake Robertson
Place of Birth: Laurens County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Article headlined Clinton
Place of Burial:  Rosemont Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Mrs. Harrie L. Martin Lyles
Parents:  Jacob N. and Millie James Martin
Place of Birth: Jenkinsville
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial:  White Hall AME Church in Jenkinsville 
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Mary Elizabeth Taylor Jones
Parents: William M. and Mary Wallace Taylor
Spouse: Blissie Kelly Jones
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Mayers Memorial Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 6


Name:    Doshie Calder Calder
Parents: Robert and Alice Sweat Calder
Spouse: Leander Calder
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Calder Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 7


Name:    Lillie Mae Covington Graham
Parents: Luther D. and Sadie Cottingham Covington
Spouse:  Boyd Graham, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 7


Name:    Alma Johnson Jones
Parents: Henry and Margaret McDonald Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 8


Name:    Vera Harrelson Winstead
Parents: Berry and Mary Grantham Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: former resident of Charleston
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Aledo Texas
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 6, 1979, page 8, col. 8


Name:    La Fayette Owens
Parents:  John and Jewel Coates Owens
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  January 30, 1979
Place of Death:  Virginia
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery (Army and Air Force Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 8, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Hattie Hamilton Long
Parents:  John and Amanda Strickland Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery (Army and Air Force Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 8, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Rebecca Martin Hamilton
Parents:  Tally and Mary Jane Hamilton Martin
Spouse:  Austin Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 93
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Wednesday of last week
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 8, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Ralph C. Hewitt
Parents:  Arthur Hewitt (dec) and Rachael Hewitt Euthon
Spouse: Nancy Herring Hewitt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 50
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Little Pee Dee River – Allen’s Bridge
Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6, & 7


Name:    William David Taylor
Parents:  David C. and Annie Bell Butler Taylor
Spouse: Flonnie Mae Cooper Taylor
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Georgetown, SC
Place of Burial: Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Robert Frederick Daniel II
Parents:  Robert Frederick and Ethel Marie Fore Daniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 12
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Charleston, SC
Place of Burial: Services at Union Baptist Church. Burial in family cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    William Vernon Hayes
Parents:  Elijah L. and Annie Bullard Hayes
Spouse:  Ruth Clark Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday of last week
Place of Death:  Latta
Place of Burial: Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery, Oak Grove, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Rachel Lane Gunter
Parents:  Bennie and Bessie Smith Lane
Spouse:  Joseph Oliver Gunter
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Myrtle Beach
Place of Burial: Services at Murell’s Inlet Church of God
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Lloyd Scott
Parents:  Nathaniel Scott (dec) and Lizzie Caulder
Spouse:  Aileen Cook Scott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Norfolk Virginia
Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Mrs. Joseph Rebecca Smith Wiggins
Parents:  Hardy and Annie Turbeville Smith
Spouse:  E. P. Wiggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Services at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, February 15, 1979, page 3, col. 2


Name:    Henry Ansel Gray
Parents:  Calvin and Sara Gray Gray
Spouse:   Flossie Dees Gray
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, February 15, 1979, page 3, col. 3


Name:    Demetrius Callahan
Spouse:   Nellie Barnes Callahan
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Burial:  Floyd Memorial Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, February 15, 1979, page 3, col. 4


Name:    Joseph Wayne Jones
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Jones
Spouse:  Patricia Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Date of Death:  Sunday, February 21, 1979
Place of Death: Article headlined Pembroke, NC
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 15, 1979, page 3, col. 5


Name:    Elizabeth Coskrey Player
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Jones
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Sumter
Place of Burial:  St. Luke Cemetery (article headlined Bishopville)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 15, 1979, page 3, col. 6


Name:    Robert E. Scharff
Parents:  Robert Gray and Salley Cole Scharff
Spouse:  Willett G. Scharff
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth: Hampton County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Not given. US Navy WW II Veteran
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 20, 1979, page 8, col. 1, 2 & 3.


Name:    Hazel Lee Turner
Parents: Maston A. and Dora Grainger Christmas
Spouse: Mortorman Turner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 48
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 22, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Ellis James (Peck) Hayes
Parents: Emory and Kit Hayes
Spouse:  Ruby Lewellen Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 22, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Shirley Hayes Hooks
Parents: Roy and Lena Mae Coley Hayes
Spouse:  Ansel Hooks
Date of Birth/Age: Age 37
Place of Birth: Lexington County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Lake View
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 22, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Will Hodge
Spouse:  Lonie Caison Hodge
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Beaver Dam Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, February 22, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Albert G. Phillips
Parents: Tom and Sally Perritt Phillips
Spouse:  Edna Morris Phillips
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Devotion Gardens, Mullins
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 27., 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Irene Skipper Simmons
Parents:  E. C. and Ada Harrelson Skipper
Spouse:  Forest Skipper
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Whiteville, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Piney Grove Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 27., 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    David Edward George
Parents:  Jessie and Sally Hyatt George
Spouse:  Margaret Gann George
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Thursday of last week
Place of Death: Raleigh, NC
Place of Burial: Glenn’s Chapel Church Cemetery (article headlined Mayodan, NC)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 27., 1979, page 8, col. 1 & 2


Name:    Della Louise Sellers
Parents:  L. Hewitt, Sr. and  Nellie Woodward Hewitt
Spouse:  Leonard Don Sellers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 34
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial: Services at Shiloh United Methodist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 27., 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:    Sam Worley Carmichael
Parents:  Calvin Reaves and Mrs. Bertha Camichael
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  February 19, 1979
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Spring Hill Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, February 27., 1979, page 8, col. 2


MARCH


Name:    Phil Herring
Parents: Phil H. Herring Sr. and Mrs. Guy Nell Ward
Spouse:  Sylvia H. Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 23
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Bedford County, PA
Place of Burial: Sunset Gardens Memorial Park, Johnston, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, March 1, 1979, page 1, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Leslie Elton Robbins
Parents:  Robert Bascom and Mary Dew Robbins
Spouse:  Marie Rogers Stubbs Robbins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery (WW II Navy Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 1


Name:    Harley E. Cox
Parents:  Arthur Cox (dec) and Mrs. Fodie Herring Cox Britt
Spouse:  Eunice Byrd Cox
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 1


Name:    Ruby McRae
Parents:  John Alexander and Nannie Page McRae
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial: McLucas Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 1


Name:    Edith S. Miller
Parents:  Wade and Marian Alford Stone
Date of Birth/Age: Age 59
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Coward, SC
Place of Burial: Beulah Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 2


Name:    Ocala Baker
Parents:  Marshall D.and Lenora Ayres Baker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Ayres-Baker Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 2


Name:    W. N. Jefferies
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Burlington, NC
Place of Burial: Burlington, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 3 (brief notice of death)


Name:    Elizabeth O. Bryan
Parents:  James. R. and Lalar Scott Church
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Place of Birth: Dillon County Native
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Nellie E. Bethea
Parents:  William B. and Sue Berry Evans
Spouse: Edward Johnson Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Livingston Frank McCormick
Parents: Willard Rossman and Lillie Moody McCormick
Spouse:  Myrtle Christenburg McCormick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 3


Name:    Eddie Wright
Parents: Duncan and Rose Bethea Wright
Spouse: 
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 6, 1979, page 6, col. 4


Name:    Bobbie Hewitt Moore
Parents: George C. and Myrtle Strickland Hewitt
Spouse:  Wayne K. Moore
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Mable Shute Flynn
Parents: Doctor James and Kate Snipes Shute
Spouse:  Amos W. Flynn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth: Lancaster County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Lancaster
Place of Burial:  Services at Tabernacle United Methodist Church
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name:    Sallie McDowell
Parents: Lewis and Emma Snow Powers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Independent Holiness Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Henry Christopher Hyatt
Parents: Archie and Louise Hyatt
Spouse:  Mary Hyatt
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Article headlined Columbia
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Park
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    William B. (Bill) Ford
Parents: A. S. and Lennie Garden Ford
Spouse:  Gertrude Branch Ford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Place of Birth: Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Ford Cemetery
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    George William Wannamaker
Parents:  George W. and Lilly Bates Wannamaker
Spouse: Marie Busse Wannamaker
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  St. Matthews, SC
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death:  Atlanta, Georgia
Place of Burial: Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia (WW I and WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 13, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Foy Scott
Parents:  Augustus and Maggie Scott
Spouse: Eva Thompson Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Date of Death:  Monday of last week
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Union AME Chruch Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 13, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:  Larry Charles Allen
Parents:  Robert Gibson and Mrs. Elisha Mae Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday of last week
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hills Cemetery, Latta, SC (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 13, 1979, page 7, col. 2 & 3


Name:  Nellie Page Smith
Parents:  Willie C. and Ida Elliott
Spouse:  Joe Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Caddo County, Louisianna
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Loirs
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Cemetery, Lake View
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, March 13, 1979, page 7, col. 3


Name:    L. J. Iseman
Parents:  Jake D and Lela  Jane Stokes Iseman
Spouse:  Hazel R. Iseman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth: Darlington County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Atlanta, Georgia
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Roswell, Georgia
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 15, 1979,page 10, col. 4


Name:    Armanda Rogers Love
Parents: Joseph and Katherine Lane Rogers
Spouse: Newby F. Love
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Wednesday of last week
Place of Death: Cherokee County
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday March 20, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Blanche Wright Bethea McNeil
Parents: Peter J. and Cora L. McNeil Wright
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  March 11, 1979
Place of Death:  New Jersey
Place of Burial:  Services at Bethel AME Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday March 20, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Roger Allen Hodges
Parents: Tommy and Varnie Yarborough Hodges
Date of Birth/Age: Age 30
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday March 20, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Mamie Pittman Mercer
Parents: Council and Mollie Small Pittman
Spouse: Frank Mercer
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday March 20, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Edward Egerton Burroughs
Parents: Franklin Augustus and Iola Buck Burroughs
Spouse: Carolyn Stephens Burroughs
Date of Birth/Age: Age 77
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial: Lake Side Cemetery, Conway, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 22, 1979, page 11, col. 1 & 2.


Name:    Joseph Nelson Privette
Parents: Leland Privette (dec) and Mrs. Eula Nelson Privetter Shearin
Spouse: Elva Hayes Privette
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth: Florence County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Florence
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 22, 1979, page 11, col. 2.


Name:    Rufus (Grady) Herring Jr.
Parents: Rufus and Pealie Cook Herring
Spouse: Martha McNeil Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 22, 1979, page 11, col. 2.


Name:    Ernest Gordon Thompson
Parents: Gordon and Emma Gaddy Thompson
Spouse: Lena Summerford Thompson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Orlando, Florida
Place of Burial: Beaverdam Cemetery (USAF Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Edith Bullar Wilkerson
Parents: Andrew and Nettie Byrd Bullard
Spouse: Clarence G. Wilkerson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marlboro County
Place of Burial: Rogers Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Lola Moody Meares
Parents: William Papley and Amanda Hayes Moody
Spouse: James Foster Meares
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth: Lake View
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial: Family Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Mary Elizabeth Bridges
Parents: Sam and Lela Herring Hargrove
Spouse: David Bridgers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 58
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, March 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1


Name:    Willie Elliott
Parents:   Willie C. and Ida Elliott
Spouse: Lela Harrelson Elliott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Loris
Place of Burial: Zoan’s Cemetery at Gallivant’s Ferry, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Danny Inman
Parents:   John C. Inman and Mrs. Lou Della McNeil
Date of Birth/Age: Age 13
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Pleasantville, New Jersey
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dillon (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    John Inman
Parents:   John C. Inman and Mrs. Lou Della McNeil
Date of Birth/Age: Age 7
Place of Birth: New Jersey
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Pleasantville, New Jersey
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dillon (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1

APRIL


Name:      David Henry Shuttleworth       
Parents:  Albert Shuttleworth and Lillian Ahneman
Spouse:  Dorothy Wilkie Shuttleworth
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Amsterdam, N. Y.
Date of Death: Thursday (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 3, 1979, page 13, col. 1  


Name:      Elizabeth Davis Wilkes
Parents:  Williams and Mary Campbell
Spouse:  Jim Wilkes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 3, 1979, page 13, col. 1     


Name:      Janie C. Caulder
Parents:  Silas and Florence Cook
Spouse:  Thomas Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  services at Sardis Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 3, 1979, page 13, col. 1     


Name:      Bertha S. Sellers
Parents:  William Arthur and Mary Lyde Davis Sellers
Spouse:  David Lester Sellers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Chesterfield County Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Hopewell Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 3, 1979, page 13, col. 1     


Name:      Charlene Annette Frye   
Parents:  Wanda Moore of Sellers and Robert E. Frye, Jr. of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  three –year –old
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Dillon (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 5, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7 


Name:      George Madison 
Parents:  Allenia Moore Madison and George Madison
Spouse:  Sally Madison
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 5, 1979, page 14, col. 3


Name:      George Langdon Stone   
Parents:  Durham L. Stone and Mary Edna George Haselden
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Place of Birth:  Laurinburg, N.C.
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Clewiston, Florida (plane crash)
Place of Burial:  Haselden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 1, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      John David McDowell    
Parents:  George and Hattie Edwards McDowell
Spouse:  Susie Weatherford McDowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home in the Oak Grove section
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Independent Holiness Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 1, col. 4 and 5  and Tuesday, April 24, 1979, page 1, col. 4


Name:      J. Roy Grainger
Parents:  Curtis L. and Isabelle Milshe Grainger
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      J. G. (Gary) Bryant Sr.
Parents: William E. and Lucinda Johnson  Bryant and step-mother,   Maggie Bryant who died Friday
Spouse:  Dorothy Johnson Bryant
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 1       


Name:    Annie Ford Ellis
Parents:  Dora McQueen Ford and Isaac Ford
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: April 2
Place of Death:  Newark, NJ
Place of Burial:  St. Mark Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 1and 2    


Name:      Mary Alice McColl
Parents:  Allen and Wilhelmina McColl
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 20
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: April 1
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 2     


Name:     Ulie K. Beasley
Parents:  Ruth Kelley and Henry Beasley
Spouse:  Arthola Beasley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Lee County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Greenwood hospital
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Methodist Church cemetery near Leesville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 2       


Name:      Florence Hamilton Norton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 3   


Name:      Maggie Coward Bryant
Parents:  Wilson and Sally Berry Coward
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1979, page 9, col. 3   


Name:      Glenn Currie Gibson   
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  of Raeford
Date of Death: found March 10, 1978
Place of Death:  found in Dillon County accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 12, 1979, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7


Name:      R. J. Lane
Parents:  Rufus and Carrie Lane
Spouse:  Mildred Johnson Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 12, 1979, page 11, col. 5  


Name:      Sandra McCrimmon   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Kary Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 5
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  White Pond area
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Barbara Ann Jackson   
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Kary Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 4
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  White Pond area
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7     


Name:      Betty Ann Jackson       
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Kary Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 3
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  White Pond area
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7      


Name:      Joyce Mary Jackson   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Kary Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  2
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  White Pond area
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7     


Name:      Mary Ann Jackson       
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Kary Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age three months
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  White Pond area
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7     


Name:      Dock Horace Crawley
Parents:  James and Cora Steen Crawley
Spouse:  Ruth Strickland Crawley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  native of Ruby
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Hillside Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 6, col. 1 


Name:      Paul Lane
Parents:  Sampson E. and Ronia Campbell Lane (Roma) hlw
Spouse:  Isabel Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: March 30
Place of Death:  a Hicksville hospital
Place of Burial: Old Ebenezer Cemetery, Temperance Hill
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 17, 1979, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Walter Lucius Krell
Parents:  Luther Arthur and Bessie Elizabeth Krell
Spouse:  Mary Ellen Morrah Krell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Columbia
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Charlotte, North Carolina
Place of Burial:  services in Columbia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 24, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Pearl Skinner Jayroe
Parents:  Samuel Ballou and Daisy Rogerson Skinner
Spouse:  Peter Columbus Jayroe
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Georgetown County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 24, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Raymond Currie Jackson
Parents:  Jasper and Maggie Turbeville Jackson
Spouse:  Blanche Evans Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 24, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Edna Mae Butler
Parents:  Thurman B. Grant Sr. and Jennie Quick Grant
Spouse:  Curtis F. Butler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, April 24, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      David Dewey Hulon
Parents:  Wiley and Nancy Jackson Hulon
Spouse:  Cherry Fairfax Hulon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Pyerian Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Grady C. Currin
Parents:  Mary Royster and Frank Currin Sr.
Spouse:  1-Dena Lucy Piper, 2-Rachel Stephens Campbell Currin
Date of Birth/Age:  December 25, 1905
Place of Birth:  Oxford, NC, moved to Rowland 1930
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Warren Adylott Williams
Parents:  Samuel W. and Florie Roberts Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:      James Nance    
Parents:  John G. and Idella Nance
Spouse:  Lois Bluie Nance
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Union AME Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:      Leslie Hiram Cook
Parents:  Caleb and Ollie Cox Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Edna Earle Tatum Cottingham
Parents:  Oliver and Mary Proctor Tatum
Spouse:  James Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Raleigh, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, April 26, 1979, page 8, col. 3   


MAY


Name:      Isabelle Cook Smith
Parents:  Joseph and Lucy Baldwin Cook
Spouse:  Jack Olin Smith
Place of Birth:  Columbus County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 1, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Lee Currie Sr.       
Parents:  Julie Currie and Stephen Hill
Place of Birth:  Fairmont, NC
Date of Death: April 25
Place of Death:  a Marion nursing home
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church cemetery, Hamer  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 1, 1979, page 9, col. 1 
 

Name:      Mildred Wiggins Morgan
Parents:  Dicey Brannon Wiggins and Horace Greely Wiggins
Spouse:  Ray Morgan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Millen, Ga.
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 8, col. 6   


Name:      Theresa Mildred McBride McRae       
Parents:  Priestley and Theresa Blanche McBride
Spouse:  William Wesley McRae
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  services Saturday at McCoy’s Chapel United Methodist Church  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 8, col. 7 and 8  


Name:      Fred T. Watts
Parents:  Sam and Mattie Allen Watts
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 8, col. 8 


Name:      Corine T. Hayes
Parents:  Catherine Gibson Tucker and Henry Tucker
Spouse:  Deacon Henry Hayes Sr. Little Rock
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  of Little Rock
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Hopkins
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery, Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Henry Goodman Hodges Sr.
Parents:  George and Salley Hartley Hodges
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Wallie Theodore Hayes
Parents:  Wallie Hayes and Pamela Lindsey Hayes
Spouse: Priscilla Barrentine Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Sardis Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 9, col. 2


Name:      James Dozier Miles
Parents:  Dozier and Lena Miles
Spouse:  Bernetha Miles
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Faith Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 9, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Mrs. Richard Stephens
Parents:  Daughter is Flora Mae Branch, Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 93
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  New Hollywood Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 8, 1979, page 9, col. 3  


Name:      Thomas Pitts Bryant
Parents:  John C. and Eva Mae Berry Bryan, stepmother-Alma Bryan, Latta
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Saluda County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 10, 1979, page 12, col. 2   


Name:      Bethel Gabyrelle McNeil
Parents:  Cheryel and Obadish McNeil
Date of Birth/Age:  two-year old
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Lexington County hospital
Place of Burial:  Lincoln Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 10, 1979, page 12, col. 4  


Name:      Eugene Davis   
Parents:  Major Davis, Dillon and Shelby Jean Smith, Illinois
Spouse:  Tammy Ruth Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: this (Tuesday) morning
Place of Death:  Marion
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 15, 1979, page 1, col. 5  and Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 8, col. 6 and 7


Name:      Bessie Wethington Herring
Parents:  Carl N. and Teletha Christmas Wethington
Spouse:  Willie Morgan Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 15, 1979, page 11, col. 3   


Name:      Albert Hunt
Parents:  Neal Oliver and Rose Ann Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Leland Grove Baptist Church-veteran of World War I
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 15, 1979, page 11, col. 4   


Name:      Thelma Sowells    
Parents:  Elijah Rogers
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Matthew AME Church cemetery, Hamer  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 15, 1979, page 11, col. 5


Name:      Carl Donald Earp
Parents:  John William and Irene Berry Earp
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Place of Birth:  Hamer
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens-Navy Veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 15, 1979, page 11, col. 6  


Name:      Margaret Johnson Rodgers       
Spouse:  Joseph Rodgers
Date of Birth/Age:  age 48
Place of Birth:  native of Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6  


Name:      Janet L. Sibley   
Parents:  Margaret Johnson Rodgers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 19
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 1, col. 6  
 

Name:      John Price Barnes
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  North Carolina Cancer Institute
Place of Burial:  Fairmont Cemetery-retired Navy man
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 12, col. 4 


Name:      Orpha Carter Keith Miles
Parents:  Inez Weatherford Carter and Brown Carter
Spouse:  Rupert Carl Miles
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Rockingham, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 12, col. 5  


Name:      Mary Bass Willoughby
Spouse:  Willie F. Willoughby
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Meadowbrook Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 17, 1979, page 12, col. 6   


Name:      Rev. Carson M. Jackson
Parents:  McKeever and Lonnie Hatchell Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Rheba Hammond Marler
Parents:  A. H. Hammond Neppie S. Hammond, sister, Mrs. Dudley Saleeby of Dillon
Spouse:  H. W. Marler
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Oconee Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 1   


Name:      Ruth Cain Turner
Parents:  Church and Hattie Hyman Cain
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Pamplico
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Beulah Cemetery, Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 2   


Name:      Mary Cooper Demery
Spouse:  John Quincy Demery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Red Hill Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 1


Name:      Lillie Mae Hays Clark
Parents:  Marvin and Geneva Byrd Hays
Spouse:  Robert L. Clark
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Daisy Smith Chavis
Parents:  John and Alice Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Eunice Ann Rowell
Parents:  Mattie Hargrove
Spouse:  Leon Rowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 6, col. 2 


Name:      Alva Daniels
Parents:  Rushin and Annie Ashby Daniels
Spouse:  Lillie Mae Weatherford Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:      Willie Caulder
Spouse:  Colleen Sweat Caulder
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, World War II Army veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Gadi A. Bullard
Parents:  William B. and Maggielean Murphy Bullard
Spouse:  Beulah Kissiah Bullard
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Oaklawn Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 22, 1979, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Mary Lipscomb Hamrick
Spouse:  Gen. William Hamrick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of birth: resident of McLean, Va.
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Arlington Hospital in Arlington, Virginia, retired Army colonel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 24, 1979, page 9, col. 5


Name:      J. Roy Gaddy
Parents:  J. M. and Orrie McKenzie Gaddy
Spouse:  Edith Curtis Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery-veteran of World War I
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 29, 1979, page 8, col. 5 


Name:      David Najeeb Saleeby
Parents:  Najeeb and Nazira Hobeika Saleeby
Spouse:  Jeanette S. Saleeby
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Monroe, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, May 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Annie Belle Lee
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Tobe Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Edwin Morgan Center
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, May 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Mary Etta Kirkley Ammons
Parents:  Neil and Ethel Gainey Kirkley
Spouse:  Ansel Ammons
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  McLucas Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, May 29, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Emma Gray
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Florence
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Grove Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, May 29, 1979, page 9, col. 2   


Name:      Eugene Stanton       
Parents:  Eugene and Olivia Johnson Stanton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: May 21
Place of Death:  New York
Place of Burial:  New Zion AME Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, May 29, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Jonathan McLellan       
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home in Pleasant Hill Community burned
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 1, col. 4   


Name:      John Wesley Hamer   
Parents:  Jesse and Anna McRae Hamer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 108
Place of Birth:  Minturn Community
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  New Zion AME Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 1, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Jonathan McLellan        
Parents:  Annie McLellan and Rass McLellan
Spouse:  Ethel P. McLellan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home in Pleasant Hill community burned
Place of Burial:  St. Matthew AME Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 1and 10, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Pearly Herring Weatherford
Spouse:  Charlie Weatherford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, formerly of Hamer
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Garden of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 10, col. 2 and 3


Name:      Oliver Colvin
Place of Burial:  Springhill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 10, col. 3  


Name:      Eugene Byrd
Parents:  Ed and Alice Bullard
Spouse:  Mamie Rogers Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 10, col. 3      


Name:      Ashley Hill Jr.
Parents:  Hettie Hayes and Ashley Hill Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, May 31, 1979, page 10, col.   


JUNE


Name:      Eugene Cook
Parents:  Rebecca Hyatt Cook and Elbert G. Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Dillon
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (US Marine Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 5, 1979, page 1, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Ervin (Red) Stone
Parents:  Mandy Nettle Stone and Z. L. Stone
Spouse:  Emma Watts Stone
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Florence County, of Columbia
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Cresent Hill Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 5, 1979, page 9, col. 1    


Name:      Troy Emerson Whittington
Parents:  Charles S. and Minnie Flowers
Spouse:  Leah Stevens Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Twin City Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 5, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Fleeto Graham   
Parents:  Willie and Emma Alford Graham
Spouse:  Cora Ethel Rattley Graham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  New Holly United Methodist Church, Little Rock, cemetery (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 5, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Melvin J. Paige   
Parents:  Eulene Campbell Paige and Lee David Paige
Spouse:  Addie Sellers Paige
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 31
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 5, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Roy Russell Randall
Parents:  Agnes Blanks Randall and Willard R. Randall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Rock Hill
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Laurelwood Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, June 7, 1979, page 12, col. 2  


Name:      Robert B. McCallum Sr.
Spouse:  Betty McCallum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Maxton, NC
Date of Death: June 1
Place of Death:  home in Chiefland
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Cemetery in Maxton-U.S. Air Force, World War II Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 5 


Name:      Aubrey Brooks Jackson
Parents:  Asbury and Mary Susan Carmichael Jackson
Spouse:  Tressie Lee Todd Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  services at Green Sea Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 5  


Name:      Boyd Baxley Sr.
Parents:  Daniel and Celia Ann Flowers
Spouse:  Bessie Davis Baxley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 5 


Name:      James Rose Jr.   
Parents:  James Rose Sr. and Bessie Brown Rose
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  North Carolina
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 6  


Name:      Claude C. Hood
Parents:  Charlie and Erasmus Lindsey Hood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Medical College Hospital in Virginia
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church, Marlboro County 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 6  


Name:      Danny Carmichael
Parents:  Robert and Sally Golden Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Old Bethel Presbyterian Church cemetery, Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1979, page 8, col. 6  


Name:      Harvey R. Strickland
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  of Florence County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  his farm
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday. June   14, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:      Casey Cook
Parents:  Wade Hampton and Bessie Mae Page Cook
Spouse:  Mattie Suggs Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Cook Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 19, 1979, page 9, col. 3   


Name:      Kathleen Cottingham Jackson
Parents:  J. A. E. and Effie Jane Sinclair Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Marion County Convalescence Center
Place of Burial:  Sinclair Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 19, 1979, page 9, col. 4  


Name:      Lizzie Caulder Scott
Parents:  Duncan and Susan Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 95
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Norfolk hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, June 21, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:      Jacqueline Arnette Smith   
Parents:  Mary Lillie Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 20 –month old
Place of Birth:  of Oak Grove
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  farm home of Lawrence Weatherford
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Little Bless Holiness Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6 and 7 


Name:      Willie Crawford Jr. 
Spouse: former Margot Waters
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth: Dillon, of Chester, Pa.
Date of Death: June 16
Place of Death:  a hospital here (car accident)
Place of Burial:  Haven Memorial Park, Chester Township
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Ruth Lane Sessions
Parents:  John David and Betty Johnson Lane
Spouse:  Dan Sessions
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Pyerian Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 1     


Name:      John Fritz Young
Parents:  George Frederick and Lizzie Hicks Young
Spouse:  Janie Hughes Young
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Georgetown County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 1     


Name:      Raymond Thomas Stephens
Parents:  Steve Watson and Frances Harrelson Stephens
Spouse:  Mary Buford Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Ora Lee Taylor Lane
Parents:  Bill and Lula Burgess Taylor
Spouse:  Sam Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Darlington nursing home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Ruth Byrd Holland
Parents:  Nettie Vann Byrd and Frank E. Byrd
Spouse:  Euland R. Holland
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 3   


Name:      Elijah Jones        
Parents:  Jazzie and Allie Jones
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Florence nursing home
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill AME Church cemetery in Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, June 26, 1979, page 7, col. 3 


Name:      Derwood Oliver Cobb
Parents:  Carmen LaRue Page, Sellers, step father, Norris Page, Sellers
Spouse:  Peggy Ann Parks Cobb
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth:  native of Harnett County, NC, of Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Meadow Brook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, Va.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, June 28, 1979, page 15, col. 1 


Name:      Artis Bethea   
Parents:  Maude Bethea Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, June 28, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6 and 7  and Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10. col. 2

 
JULY


Name:    F. C. Wife
Parents:  James Edison and Aurilla Hayes Wife
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Services at St. Paul United Methodist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 1
Different obituary for the same person in the Thursday July 8, 1979 issue, page 10, col. 4. 5 & 6.  No memtion of correction.
Name:  S. C. Wise
Parents:  James Ellison and Arvilla Wise
Sister: Mrs. Major S. Moody, Dillon


Name:    Myrtle Herring Bethea
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Herring
Spouse:  Carl Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Place of Birth: Dilllon
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Columbia
Place of Burial:  Services at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Rev. John W. McEachern
Parents: James and Sylvia Jane McQueen McEachern
Place of Birth: Lumberton, NC
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name:    John D. Page
Parents:  Oscar and Fannie Rogers Page
Spouse: Louise Grainger Page
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Services at Bear Swamp Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Robert Bishop (Bish) McCall
Parents:  Robert and Mattie Scott McCall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Louvenia Barrentine Hyatt
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Barrentine
Spouse:  Floyd Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 3, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:  R. Bruce Butler 
Parents:  Fred Winston and Maggie Davis Butler
Spouse:  Jackie Green Butler
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Cemetery (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 5, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:  Lula Mae Blue Hargrove 
Parents:  Mrs. Lou Katie McCormick
Spouse:  John A. Hargrove
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, Little Rock, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 5, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:  Walter Cleo Mercer 
Parents:  Agrippa and Elizabeth Prevatte Mercer
Spouse:  Lucy Bass Mercer
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 5, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name:  Allen Jackson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Washington DC
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 5, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:   Ethel T. Bethea
Parents:  William W. and Catherine McLean Parham
Spouse:  Thomas Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Article headlined Metuchen, NJ
Place of Burial: Dothan Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 10, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:   Jesse James Williams, Sr.
Parents:  James Williams (dec) and Kathleen Greggs Williams Woods
Spouse:  Naomi Deal Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 37
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Southport, NC
Place of Burial: Rogers Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 10, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Wilson McNair
Parents:  Archie and Janie Stafford McNair
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 10, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    John Henry (Tuney) Lamb
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Date of Death:  Services held July 10, 1979
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lumberton, NC
Place of Burial:  Gardens of Faith Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 10, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Willie James Lawrimore, Sr.
Parents: William A. And Annie Watson Lawrimore
Spouse: Almead Pope Lawrimore
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Hemingway, SC
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Georgetown
Place of Burial:  Lawrimore Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:    John Minter Lawson
Parents: Charlie and Lettie Humphries Lawson
Spouse: Grace Rodgers Lawson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial:  Kingstree Memorial Gardens (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:    Kate Billngs Branham
Parents: Gipe and Ida Phillips Billings
Spouse: John S. Branham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Lancaster County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Article headlined Elgin
Place of Burial:  Services at Union Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 5
 

Name:    Daniel (Ronnie) Poston
Parents: Jim and Mary Hamilton Poston
Spouse: Reathea Cooper Poston
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Charleston
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cmetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 5


Name:    James Wesley Hayes
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Julian E. (Cookie) Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Hayestown Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 6


Name:   Caesar J. Bethea
Parents:  Wesley and Lillie Bethea
Sister: Mary Emma Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Services to be held Friday
Place of Death: New York City
Place of Burial: Sherwood Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1979, page 10, col. 6


Name:   Elise Lesesne Frierson
Parents:  Wesley and Lillie Bethea
Spouse:  Joseph Terrell Frierson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 94
Place of Birth: Williamsburg County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Kingstree
Place of Burial: Mount Vernon Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 17, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:   Thelma Cook Russ
Parents:  Liston and Molly Lane Cook
Spouse:  Willie J. Russ, Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Services at Claussen Church of Christ
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 17, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:   Bessie Hulon Webster
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Rowan Hulon
Spouse:  Luther David Webster
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 17, 1979, page 9, col. 1
 

Name:  Fostine Dowling McElveen 
Parents:  D. E. and Mamie Mooneyhan Tallon
Son: Robert M. Tallon- Dillon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Place of Birth:  Lee County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Article headline Darlington
Place of Burial: Philadelphia Southern Methodist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 19, 1979, page 8, col. 3


Name:  Robert Sheldon McKenzie 
Parents:  Willie Clarence and Virtie Moody McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Loris
Place of Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 19, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:  Samuel James Davis 
Parents:  James Sanford and Rosie Elis Davis
Spouse:  Jonnie Hughes Davis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Portsmouth, Virginia
Place of Burial: Not given – US Navy Veteran
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 19, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:  Ashley Curtis Williams 
Parents:  Ashley and Mary Frances Sanford Williams
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth: Richmond County, NC
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial: Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, July 19, 1979, page 9, col. 2


Name:    Angela Carol Blackmon Britt
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blackmon
Spouse:  Ronnie Carroll Britt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 18
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Near Oak Grove (auto accident)
Place of Burial:  Services at Bethesda Southern Methodist Church. Oak Grove
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Tuesday, July 24, 1979, page 1, col. 6 & 7


Name:    Lucille Baker McKiever
Parents:  James Britton and Mary David Baker
Spouse:  Daniel J. McKeiver
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth: Sumter
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Sumter
Place of Burial:  Sumter Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 24, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Ida Evans Driggers
Parents:  John N. and Elizabeth Driggers Evans
Spouse:  John R. Driggers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 89
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 24, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Thomasine Keller Hayes
Parents:  Thomas and Annie Laura Griffith Keller
Spouse:  Lydell E. Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth: Calhoun County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 24, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Victor Christy King
Parents:  Listed as survivors but not named
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 14
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Wacamaw River, near Whiteville, NC (report of drowning)
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 1, col. 4 & 5.  Also drowned in the same incident was Jimmy Lloyd Fowler, 31, of Tabor City.


Name:  Dr. James O. Warren 
Parents:  Joseph A. and Margaret Brown Warren
Spouse:  Sue Thrasher Warren
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Sumter County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:  William N. (Bill) Shelley 
Parents:  Ford and Tria Coleman Shelley
Spouse:  Iola Turner Shelley
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Devotion Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:  Laura Julie McQueen Carmichael 
Parents:  Willie Francis and Donnnie Euther McQueen
Date of Birth/Age: Age 78
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Old Bethel Presbyterian Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:  Richard D. Atkinson
Parents:  William Sellers and Annie D. Atkinson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Death: Lumberton
Place of Burial: Olivet Cemetery, Marietta, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:  Bertha H. Rogers
Parents:  William Sellers and Annie D. Atkinson
Spouse:  Albert Luther Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 3


Name:  Bruce Bethea
Spouse:  Inez Roller Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Residence in Hamer
Place of Burial: Fairview Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 3


Name:  Gene Ray Cook
Parents:  Wilbert C. and Eula Strickland Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 33
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 4


Name:    Major J. Clark
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Joe Clark
Spouse:  Lula Lee Clark
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Services at Little Blessing Holiness Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 8, col. 5


Name:    Erline Smith Allen
Parents:  Lorenzo and Alice Covington Smith
Date of Birth/Age: Age 31
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:    Theo Bethea
Parents:   Fred and Charlean Bethea
Spouse: Melvina McLaughlin Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 44
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Durham, NC
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, July 31, 1979, page 9, col. 1


AUGUST


Name:    Plato Hoke Camp
Spouse:  Lila Lockridge Camp
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Cherokee County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  Lancaster, SC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (article headlined Great Falls)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 2, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Elizabeth Roller Sessons
Parents:  John and Nezzie Purvis Roller
Spouse: Ellis M (John) Sessions
Date of Birth/Age: Age 40
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial: Sunset Memorial Park
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 2, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:    Mamie Hyatt Campbell
Parents:  Frank and Emma Summerford Hyatt
Spouse:  John Campbell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 7, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Clara Rogers Lane
Parents:  W. M. and Bell V. Rogers
Spouse:  Campbell Lee Lane
Date of Birth/Age: Age 73
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death:  Residence in Temperance Hill
Place of Burial:  Ebeneezer Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 7, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Linzie Legette Sr.
Parents:  Armstrong and Flora Legette
Spouse:  Maybelle Godbolt Legette
Date of Birth/Age: Age 60
Place of Birth: Rains
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Burial:  New Community Cemetery, Rains
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 7, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Gertrude Coates Lundy
Parents:  Edward M. and Velma Cox Coates
Spouse:  Arthur G. Lundy
Date of Birth/Age: Age 91
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 7, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Robin Windham
Parents:  Robert Carol and Bronice DeEtte Causey Windham
Date of Birth/Age: Infant
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death:  Charleston
Place of Burial:  United Methodist Church Cemetery near Lamar
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 7, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    William Fulton Seavy Abbott
Parents:  Daniel and Lillie Mae Abbott
Spouse:  Ellen Turbeville Abbott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Myrtle Beach
Place of Burial:  Belin Memorial  Cemetery (article headlined Murrell’s Inlet)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Bertha Johnson Evans
Parents:  Frank and Ida Graham Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth: Florence County
Date of Death:  August 6, 1979
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Services at Manning Baptist Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Fred A. Gore
Parents:  Robert M. and Geneva Stevens Gore
Spouse: Geneva Smith Gore
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth: Dillon County Native
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: York, SC
Place of Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery (article headlined Rock Hill) (WW II Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Cecelia Nicole Dixon Fletcher
Parents:  Bobby and Dorothy Fletcher
Date of Birth/Age: 2 years old
Place of Birth: Baltimore, MD
Date of Death:  Tuesday of last week
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (AA)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:    Van Meekins
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meekins
Place of Birth: Native of Dillon County
Date of Death:  Services August 4, 1979 in Laurinburg, NC
Place of Burial:  Laruinburg, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name: Maggie Page Randoph
Parents: William and Katie Page
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Residence (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial: Pinehill AME Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 14, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name:    William H. Dargan
Parents: Rev. and Mrs. Marian Dargan
Spouse:  Edna Dargan
Nephew: Dr. R. H. Cain
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:
Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA (WW IIVeteran)
Source & date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 16, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:    Walker James Scott
Parents: Isaac and Elnora Scott
Spouse:  Geneva Collins Scott
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death:  Wednesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery (WW II and Korean War Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 16, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Patsy Ann Usher Huggins
Parents: Marion and Sarah Stanton Usher
Spouse:  Floyd Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: August 25, 1938
Place of Birth:  Originally from Dillon County
Date of Death:  Wednesday, August 8, 1979
Place of Death: Article headlined Rockingham, NC
Place of Burial: Hillside Memorial Park, Laurinburg, NC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 16, 1979, page 8, col. 1


Name:    Lewis Jackson Cannon
Parents: James G. Cannon (dec) and Mary Ida Gunter
Spouse:  Buelah Mae Cannon
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death:  August 4, 1979
Place of Death: Raleigh, NC (auto accident)
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, SC (Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 16, 1979, page 8, col. 2


Name:    Ruby Adams Barfield
Parents: David and Sarah Oliver Adams
Spouse:  Evander Barfield
Date of Birth/Age: Age 82
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Thursday, August 16, 1979, page 8, col. 3


Name:    Theo McPhaul Edwards
Parents:  Adonijah and Henrietta McPhaul McNair
Spouse:  Rev. Willie L. Edwards
Date of Birth/Age: 60
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Old Clio Church Cemetery, Clio, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 1 & 2


Name:    John Lester Rowell
Parents:  Vernie and Adda Davis Rowell
Spouse:  Christine Sasser Rowell
Date of Birth/Age: 54
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery (WW II Navy Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Edward M. Herring
Parents:  Elget and Ida Hyatt Herring
Spouse:  Maggie Brewer Herring
Date of Birth/Age: 74
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 3


Name:    Persis E. Berry
Parents:  Lawrence H. and Mary Frances Dixon Easterling
Date of Birth/Age: 86
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: Augusta, Georgia
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:    Myrtle Hyman Atkinson
Parents:  Willie and Lexie Hyman
Spouse:  Norwood Atkinson
Date of Birth/Age: 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial: Mount Andrews Cemetery, Floyd Dale, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 4


Name:    David Ray Smith
Parents:  Noah and Mary Jane Roberts Smith
Date of Birth/Age: 23
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: Auto Accident (report of accident on page 1)
Place of Burial: Services at Little Bless Holiness Church
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 5


Name:    Kate Norton Whittington
Parents:  John A. and Victoria Russ Norton
Spouse:  Wade Hampton Whittington
Date of Birth/Age: 58
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Conway
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Lake View, SC
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 5


Name:    Thomas J. Pittman
Date of Birth/Age: 79
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial: Bermuda Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 21, 1979, page 10, col. 5


Name:    Julius Elmore Cameron
Parents: William Archie and Frances Elizabeth High Cameron
Date of Birth/Age: Age 71
Place of Birth: Pittsboro, NC
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Georgetown
Place of Burial:  Penyroyal Memorial Gardens
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Bettie Anne McDaniel
Parents: John Arch and Mary Miller Herring
Spouse:  Gilbert C. McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 91
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Death: Mullins
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Mullins
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Benjamin Harrison Rogers
Parents: Edgar Clayton ad Marie Proctor Rogers
Spouse:  Maxine Moody Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Dillon
Place of Burial:  Cedar Dale Cemetery, Mullins (WW II Navy Veteran)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    Joseph R. Brown, Sr.
Parents: John and Dora Turbeville Brown
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Old Antioch Church Cemetery, Sellers
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 1


Name:    James Clark
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Clark
Spouse:  Ester R. Lawson Clark
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth: Clio
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death: Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Ideal Cemetery (article headlined Bennettsville)
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Leroy Burrell
Spouse:  Mattie Me Burrell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death:  Thursday
Place of Death: Florence
Place of Burial:  Butler Branch Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Joseph Carlisle Shelley
Parents:  Ford and Tris Coleman Shelley
Spouse:  Elise Turner Shelley
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death:  Saturday
Place of Death: Marion
Place of Burial:  Services at Arial Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, August 28, 1979, page 7, col. 2


Name:    Rev. Randolph D. Stackhouse
Parents:  Howard and Sarah Jane McDaniel Stackhouse
Spouse:  Mary Ann Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age: Age 59
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, August 30, 1979, page 10, col. 2, 3, & 4.


Name:    Tracy McCormick
Parents:  James G. and Blanche Lytch McCormick
Spouse:  Reola McCormick
Date of Birth/Age: Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  August 22, 1979
Place of Death:  Washington DC
Place of Burial:  St. Matthews AME Church Cemetery.
Source & date of issue:  The Dillon Herald,  Thursday, August 30, 1979, page 10, col. 2, 3, & 4.


SEPTEMBER


Name:      Maude Mishoe Douglas
Parents:  Harley and Betty Porter Mishoe
Spouse:  Rev. John Stephen Douglas
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth: Loris
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      John L. McMillan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  native of Mullins
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Worthy Hayes
Parents:  Neal C. and Liza Willoughby Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Calvary Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1    


Name:      Wilmer L. Lee
Parents:  Daniel Jasper and Bessie Price Lee
Spouse:  Gladys Sparkman Lee
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:  Anna Vashti Jordan   
Parents:  Earline Weatherford Mahon Windham and Harold Asby Mahon
Spouse:  James Frank Jordan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Darlington hospital
Place of Burial:  Grove Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 6, 1979, page 6, col. 2   


Name:      Mitchell (Ten Ton) Davis
Parents:  Alonzo and Irene Miller Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, gunshot wound
Place of Death:  Gator Lounge near Lake View
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7
Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 7   


Name:      Sally Jane Stroud
Parents:  Porter and Agnes Caulder Hucks
Spouse:  Henry S. Stroud
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Cedar Creek Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 5  


Name:      Catherine J. Cook
Parents:  Leonard and Jeannie King Cook
Spouse:  A. Burnice Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 5      


Name:      Lavada Fadin
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Olin Peele
Place of Birth:  former resident of Dillon
Date of Death: August 31
Place of Death:  Greenwood
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 6      


Name:      Willie Leggette
Parents:  Laura and Robert Leggette
Spouse:  Carrie Bethea Leggette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery, AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 6 


Name:      Plummer Hammonds
Parents:  David and Lina Hunt Hammonds
Spouse:  Hattie Hammonds
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: August 30
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 11, 1979, page 6, col. 7   


Name:      Othar James Beaver
Parents:  George D. and Lena Turbeville Beaver
Spouse:  Clarice E. Beaver
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  the Fayetteville, NC Veterans Administration Hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Mount Andrew Methodist Church, Floyd Dale
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 18, 1979, page 5, col. 1   


Name:      Dennis Thompson Sr.
Parents:  Golder Thompson
Spouse:  Clara Johnson Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 18, 1979, page 5, col. 1      


Name:      Nell Herring Farley
Parents:  Rufus Herring and Mary Lewis Herring
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 18, 1979, page 5, col. 1       


Name:      M. Donald (Don) Bracey
Parents:  William C. and Eliza McDonald Bracey
Spouse:  Sally Walters Bracey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Bracey Cemetery, Rowland, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 18, 1979, page 5, col. 1          


Name:      Wilton L. Adams
Spouse:  Margaret Leece Adams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  of Miami, Fla. former Rowland resident
Date of Death: September 17
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Barbara Sessions McDaniel
Parents:  James Monroe and Jessie Mishoe Sessions
Spouse:  Rev. Lowell Thomas McDaniel
Place of Birth:  Rockingham, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Georgetown County Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery Annex
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Roosevelt Wilson
Parents:  Sally Wilson Ford and Joe Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Chapel Cemetery, Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 1     


Name:      Robert A. Jackson
Parents:  Asbury and Beatie Sanderson Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Gerald Lacy Johnson Sr.
Parents: R. Lacy and Marguerite McCall Johnson
Spouse:  Betty Way Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, resident of Graham, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham
Place of Burial:  Phillips Chapel Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 2
Tuesday, September 25, 1979, page 6, col. 1    


Name:      William Jennings Bryan Elkins
Parents:  Joel and Lugenia Smith Elkins
Spouse:  Dora Elizabeth McKellar Elkins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Goldston, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  nursing home here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 2     


Name:      Edward M. Broach
Parents:  Richard and Amelia Fryer Broach
Spouse:  Katheline H. Broach
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Mount Andrews Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 2       


Name:      William M. McArthur
Spouse:  Ruby Setzer McArthur
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  former resident of the Centenary community of Fairmont
Date of Death: September 10
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 20, 1979, page 11, col. 2        


Name:     Sprunt Allen
Parents:  Samuel and Victoria Dudley Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 25, 1979, page 6, col. 1  


Name:     Sylvester V. Knight
Parents:  James and Edna Knight
Spouse:  Thelma Horne Knight
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  York County General Hospital
Place of Burial:  Mount Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 25, 1979, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Floyd Lewis Wilkes
Parents:  Daniel and Millie Blackman Wilkes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, September 25, 1979, page 6, col. 2 


Name:      Pearl B. McColl
Parents:  John R. and Lula Breeden Bundy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Laurinburg, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Carolina Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 27, 1979, page 10, col. 3   


Name:      Colonel Phillips
Parents:  Harvey and Emma Phillips Hewitt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Reedy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Marion County, Army veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, September 27, 1979, page 10, col. 4, 5 and 6 

 
OCTOBER


Name:   Arthur Buist Jordan, Jr.  
Parents:  Arthur Buist Sr. and Hortense Jordan
Spouse:  Thelma Cooper Jordan
Date of Birth: February 22, 1903
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 1, col. 1 and 2


Name:      Annie Ruth McLeod
Parents:  John S. and Henrietta Carlisle Fair
Spouse:  Neal A. McLeod
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Walker Carlisle Watson
Parents:  Hancie Richardson Watson and Sam Watson
Spouse:  Virginia Lee Watson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Conway hospital
Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      John W. Pelt
Parents:  John W. and Alice Wilkes Pelt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Catfish Creek Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      John Williams
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Georgetown County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  his home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery, AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Marcialla Covington Thompson
Parents:  Addie Covington Platter
Spouse:  James A. Thompson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: September 23
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery, AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Lula Marie Walker Brown Rogers
Parents:  Frank L. and Orthia Flowers Walker
Spouse:  Robert C. Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Columbus County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Lawrence Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Ralph Burton Gaddy
Parents:  William B. and Lula Crawford Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 11, col. 1   


Name:      Haney McNeil
Parents:  Jim and Edna Gray McNeil
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth: Dillon County 
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 11, col. 1   


Name:      Frank W. Hart
Parents:  Frank W. and Josie Goff Hart
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  his home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, veteran of the Korean War
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 2, 1979, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Nash Graves Lamb
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Lamb
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 18
Place of Birth:  of Fairmont
Date of Death: Tuesday, auto/train accident
Place of Death:  near Pembroke
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 4, 1979, page 2, col. 4  


Name:      Goldie Shooter Williams
Spouse:  Luther S. Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 91
Place of Birth:  former Rowland resident
Date of Death: Monday, October 1
Place of Death:  a Durham nursing home
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 4, 1979, page 10, col. 4  


Name:      Mittie Gibson McCollum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 4, 1979, page 10, col. 4     


Name:      Dr. John Henry Rickenbacker
Parents:  Helen Moore Rickenbacker and Herbert Lee Rickenbacker
Spouse:  Sue Rickenbacker
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Kinston, NC
Date of Death: Sunday, auto accident
Place of Death:  near Fork
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, World War II Navy veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6 and 7  


Name:      Sue Rickenbacker
Parents:  John A. and Sue Wethington Fowler
Spouse:  Dr. John Henry Rickenbacker
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth:  Rowland, NC
Date of Death: Sunday, auto accident
Place of Death:  near Fork
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6 and 7  


Name:      Denise Delores Diamond
Parents:  Dennis C. and Elaine Cook Diamond
Date of Birth/Age:  18 months
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday, auto accident
Place of Death:  near Fork
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 1, col. 5, 6 and 7      


Name:      Daily McNeil Byrd
Parents:  Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  her home
Place of Burial:  Tolarsville NC Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 2, col. 5      


Name:      Blanche Berry Martin
Parents:  James Leon and Annie Mae Williams Berry
Spouse:  Ford Martin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Garland Bruce Ward
Parents:  Odessa Turbeville Ward and Pinckney W. Ward
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 48
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  his home in North Charleston
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, retired from the U.S. Army
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Manilla Townsend Ford
Parents:  Joel T. and Alice Rogers Townsend
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Charlie E. Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  formerly of Latta, of Bennett, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  services at Fall Creek Baptist Church, Siler City
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:     Charlie Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 137
Place of Birth:  brought to US as a slave in 1854
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Bartow Convalescent Center, Bartow, Fla.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Agnes Hayes Nascimento
Parents:  Henry C. and Lelia Hamersly Hayes
Spouse:  Frank Nascimento
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Mt. Andrew United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Lettie Thompson Booth
Parents:  Jerry and Nancy Fields
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 91
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mark Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Walter Wall
Parents:  Columbus and Alice Wall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Miss Sarah Frances Watts
Parents:  Joe and Jamie Bridgman Watts
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial: Beulah Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Jane Page Hall
Parents:  Hannah and Edward Page
Spouse:  David Hall
Date of Birth: January 21, 1906
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: September 20
Place of Death:  a Trenton, NJ hospital
Place of Burial: services at New Bethel Presbyterian Church, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 11, 1979, page 11, col.1  


Name:      J. Pickett Rush, Sr.
Parents:  John Wesley and Alice Thomas Rush
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Thomas Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 11, 1979, page 11, col. 2    


Name:      Julian (Bill) Utley
Parents:  Leila Culbert Utley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Floyd Dale
Date of Death: Saturday, auto accident
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 16, 1979, page 7, col. 5 


Name:      Ruth Wannamaker Cottingham
Parents:  George W. and Lily Bates Wannamaker
Spouse:  John Ernest Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  St. Matthews
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 16, 1979, page 7, col. 6  


Name:      Mary Ella Green
Parents:  Willie and Rose Thomas
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Kershaw County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 16, 1979, page 7, col. 7, 8 and 9  


Name:      Mary Ann Burkett Lester
Parents:  John B. and Mary Ann McDonald
Spouse:  Donald Lester
Date of Birth/Age:  Ate 87
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  services at Oakland Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 18, 1979, page 10, col. 2  


Name:      Thomas Franklin Cottingham
Parents:  Thomas Harlee and Linnie Huggins Cottingham
Spouse:  Aileen Stone Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 18, 1979, page 10, col. 3  


Name:      Robert Russell Lane
Parents:  Hazel B. Lane and V. Baker Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Old Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 18, 1979, page 10, col. 4  


Name:      Ressie Jane Hamilton
Parents:  Steve Lane and Florence Rowell Lane
Spouse:  Pierce Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Beulah Cemetery, Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Florence A. Wallace
Parents:  T. A. and Minnie Hamilton Allen
Spouse:  Archie L. Wallace
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Sumter hospital
Place of Burial:  Peidmont Cemetery near Bishopville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 1    


Name:      Amos Chad Stroud
Parents:  Ronald and Wanda Sue Gaddy Stroud
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Tracy Leonard Sisson
Parents:  Charles and Anna Cadlacik Sisson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Pennsylvania
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  his home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Mary Brigman Daniels
Parents:  John and Mary Hamilton Brigman
Spouse:  John Monroe Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 2


Name:      Pecola Lumisha Bethea
Parents:  Mary Louise Bethea and Charles Wright Jr.
Date of Birth:  October 30, 1978
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery, Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 23, 1979, page 9, col. 2   


Name:      William Odom Thompson
Parents:  Foster and Hattie Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 89
Place of Birth:  Hamer
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Beulah Charles Cemetery in Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 25, 1979, page 12, col. 5 


Name:      Donnie Lee Sarvis  Sr.
Parents:  John A. and Mary Elizabeth Stevens Sarvis
Spouse:  Lizzie Byrd Sarvis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial: 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 25, 1979, page 12, col. 5    


Name:      George Anderson Jr.
Parents:  George and Annie Anderson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Effingham Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, October 25, 1979, page 12, col. 6  


Name:      Bertha Baker Matthews
Spouse:  Cyrus Sloan and W. S. Matthews, mother of Paul Sloan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 89
Place of Birth:  life long resident of Lee County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  services in Sanford
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Kate Evans McGregor
Parents:  Walker W. and Effie McDougald Evans
Spouse:  Rhett M. McGregor of Hopkins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Sadie Hewitt Cox
Parents:  William Lee and Loa Jones Hewitt
Spouse:  Marsden Haigh Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Daniel Crayton Arnette Jr.
Spouse:  Matalyn Johnson Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon, moved to Fairmont 1955
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville hospital
Place of Burial:  Floyd Memorial Cemetery, Fairmont
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Beulah Harris Grantham
Parents:  John E. and Frances Wise Harris
Spouse:  Charles H. Grantham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Bethea Baptist Home in Darlington
Place of Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Bennettsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 2   


Name:      Ella Lee Cooke
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  of Asheboro, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Chapel Hill, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Cooke Family Cemetery in Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:     Cora Bass Gray
Parents:  Bethel and Sarah Smith Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col.   


Name:      Horace Michael Bass II
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Horace Michael Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 9, col. 2   


Name:      Ida Haynes
Parents:  Clara A. Bennette and Luther Ammons
Spouse:  Robert Hayes, Pineville, NC
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 44
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, of Pineville, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 10, col. 1


Name:      Maudine Glass McDowell
Spouse:  John McDowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Second Creek Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 10, col. 2   


Name:      Miss Dora McCormic
Parents:  Martin J. and Ella Jane Faulk McCormic
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 94
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Morgan Center, Laurinburg, NC
Place of Burial:  Centenary Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, October 30, 1979, page 10, col. 3  

 
NOVEMBER


Name:      Zannie Lee Gray
Parents:  Darby A. and Nancy Riley Gray
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Darlington hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Brownsville Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 1, 1979, page 10, col. 2


Name:      Emma Phillips Hewitt
Parents:  William and Gold Collins Phillips
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a nursing home
Place of Burial:  Reedy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Marion County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 1, 1979, page 10, col. 2   


Name:      Maggeilean Sweat Jacobs
Parents:  Moses and Olive Cook
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 6, 1979, page 9, col. 1 


Name:      Wade Johnson
Parents:  Fernie and Annie Bass Johnson
Spouse:  Ruby McDowell Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Fayetteville, NC Veterans Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 6, 1979, page 9, col. 1 
 

Name:      Mary Davidson Tritt
Parents:  Elias and Ann Hutto Collins
Spouse: D. B. Tritt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Barnwell County, moved to Hartsville 1935
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 6, 1979, page 9, col. 1 
 

Name:      Nellie Ann Owens
Parents:  Clara Graves Roberts and Nolie Roberts
Spouse:  Leroy H. Owens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Bless Holiness Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 6, 1979, page 9, col. 1 
  

Name:   Mae Scott Tisdale 
Parents:  Kemper and Wadie Mae Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 6, 1979, page 9, col. 1 
 

Name:      C. Alvin Godwin
Parents:  Joseph Edward and Gertrude Merritt Godwin
Spouse:  Laura Mae McCutheon Godwin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake City Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 8, 1979, page 13, col. 1 


Name:      Willie Woodrow Graham
Parents:  Charlie and Floy G. Graham
Spouse:  Elizabeth Jackson Graham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 8, 1979, page 13, col. 1     


Name:      Tom Rich
Parents:  John and Fannie Polson Rich
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 8, 1979, page 13, col. 1    


Name:      Clyde Johnson Sr.
Parents: 
Spouse:  Lillian Page Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  of Fairmont
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Page’s Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      Alexander A. Hood
Parents:  James M. and Maggie Hood
Spouse:  Alice G. Hood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:    Mrs. Baucom Huggins
Parents:  J. T. and Mary Rushing and mother of Olin R. Baucom
Date of Birth: April 23, 1890
Place of Birth:  Union County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte nursing home
Place of Burial:  Sharon Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:      Elloree McCracking Bellflowers
Parents:  Myrtle Gaster McCracking Perry and John William McCracking
Spouse:  Furnie Bellflowers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Johnsonville
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence nursing home
Place of Burial:  New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:      David Dee Garner
Parents:  William T. and Mary Frances Gainey Garner
Spouse:  Margaret Burris Garner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, auto accident
Place of Death:  near Wateree
Place of Burial:  services at Springvale Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Viola Tart
Parents:  Jack and Huldah McDowell Crawley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Catfish Creek Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Mrs. W. R. Shamblee
Parents:  William Livingston and Jane Gallaway Bond
Place of Birth:  Anderson County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Starr Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 15, 1979, page 2, col. 4


Name:      Berry Ellerbe Sr.
Spouse:  Rosa Grant Ellerbe
Date of Death: November 11
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Bethel AME Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 15, 1979, page 2, col. 5   


Name:      Walter James
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Hamp James
Spouse:  Helen Hayes James
Date of Birth: January 1, 1900
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Monday, November 5
Place of Death:  a New York, NY hospital
Place of Burial:  Sherwood Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 15, 1979, page 2, col. 5


Name:      Baker Fore Gasque
Parents:  Rev. J. Maston and Mary Susan Fore Gasque
Spouse:  Carrie Lee Frierson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 98
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 20, 1979, page 1, col. 4 and 5


Name:      Agatha Harper Raines
Parents:  William Henry and Cora Isla Hayes Harper
Spouse:  John H. Raines
Place of Birth:  Dillon, of Columbia
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 20, 1979, page 8, col. 5  


Name:      Hickman Buddie Butler
Parents:  William Riley and Mary Simpson Butler
Spouse:  Euzeal Smith Butler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Mount Calvary Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 20, 1979, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      Mrs. Laler Scott Church
Parents:  Nathan and Madeline Moody Scott
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Sunny Acres Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Elvington Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 20, 1979, page 8, col. 5  and Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Martha J. Baggett
Parents:  Bennie and Birdine James
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Meadow Haven Nursing Center, Rock Hill
Place of Burial:  Chester Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 20, 1979, page 8, col. 6 


Name:      Ernest T. Leach
Parents:  George W. and Olivia Jane Cain Leach
Spouse:  Juanita Blackwell Leach
Place of Birth:  Little Rock, SC
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Mount Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 5 


Name:      Mamie Grasham Rabon
Parents:  Samuel W. and Issie Martin Graham
Spouse:  Frank Monroe Rabon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 5  


Name:    Cora Jane Brown Lovelace 
Parents:  John B. and Tiney Perdue Brown
Spouse:  Oliver S. Lovelace
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 6 and 7 


Name:      Kenneth B. “Buster” Eaddy Sr.
Parents:  John Thomas and Debettie Turner
Spouse:  Walton Hughes Eaddy of Kingstree
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Place of Burial:  Kingstree Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 6 and 7    


Name:      Worth Townsend Sr.
Spouse:  Olive Moody Townsend
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Date of Death: Saturday, November 24
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, November 27, 1979, page 10, col. 8 and 9   


Name:      William Gairy “Billy” Jr.
Parents:  William G. Sr. and Sallie Ellerbe Nichols
Spouse:  Adelaide Sox Nichols
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Nichols
Date of Death: Wednesday, hunting accident
Place of Death:  near Nichols
Place of Burial:  Jones-Nichols Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, November 29, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7 

 
DECEMBER


Name:      Patrick Eugene Rogers
Parents:  Sally Patricia Rogers and James Edward Hughes
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Place of Burial: services Monday at St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Naomi Doris Allen DeVore
Parents:  Marie Allen and Thomas Allen
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Place of Burial: services Sunday at St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1      


Name:      Mattie Bell Brown McCallum
Parents:  James and Ila Brown
Spouse:  David McCallum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Brooklyn, NY
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 4, 1979, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Eugene Rivers
Parents:  Georgia Freeman Rivers and Henry Rivers
Spouse:  Evelyn Lee Rivers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Zoar United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 4, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      David Earl Alford
Parents:  David Alford and Primes Alford, foster parents Julius and Ruby Lee Ellerbee, Lake View
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 26
Place of Birth:  Dillon County and of Lake View
Date of Death: Thursday, auto accident
Place of Death: Little Pee Dee State Park Road
Place of Burial: Old Clio Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 1, col. 6 and 7  and Thursday, December 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1


Name:     Lonnie Eugene Martin
Parents:  Manassie and Flora Mae Johnson Martin
Spouse:  Ora Grainger Martin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 7, col. 2     


Name:      Morgan Taylor
Parents:  John Monroe and Betty Lee Taylor
Spouse:  Lyda T. Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Devotion Garden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 7, col. 2        


Name:      Archie Hugh Weatherly
Spouse:  Blanche Bundy Weatherly
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Laurinburg, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Beaver Dam Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 7, col. 2        


Name:      Mary Belle McCormick
Parents:  Charlie and Sue Inman McCormick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a nursing home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 7, col. 3  


Name:      Robert David Rowell
Parents:  Kathleen Bass Rowell and Carl Rowell
Spouse:  Marilyn Horne Rowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 48
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Fayetteville Veterans Administration
Place of Burial:  Floyd Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 11, 1979, page 7, col. 3


Name:      Rev. Henry Lee Blackmon
Parents: Patrick Henry and Ella Roberts Blackmon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Lancaster County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Elliott White Springs Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lancaster Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 13, 1979, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Minnie Berry Parrott
Parents: J. I. and Mary Berry and mother of Jakie L. Parrott of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Darlington nursing home
Place of Burial:  Lamar Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 13, 1979, page 9, col. 2  


Name:      Bishop S. Lane
Parents:  Ollie D. and Minnie E. Rowell Lane
Spouse:  Mary Alice Blackburn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 18, 1979, page 7, col. 4   


Name:      Ted Ammons
Parents:  Thompson and Jean Allen Ammons
Spouse:  Lena Dimery Ammons
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 18, 1979, page 7, col. 5 


Name:      James Alexander Stanton III
Parents:  James Alexander Sr. and Lila Moore Stanton
Spouse:  Virginia Riegel Stanton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Tatum
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Laurinburg hospital
Place of Burial:  Tatum Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 18, 1979, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Arthur A. Watford
Parents:  Jim and Dora Hooker Watford
Spouse:  Elise S. Watford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Lexington County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Darlington hospital
Place of Burial:  Zion Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Tuesday, December 18, 1979, page 7, col. 2   


Name:      Cora Bell Wingate Wheeler
Parents:  Helen Wingate Crawford and Calvin Wingate
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 20, 1979, page 13, col. 5 


Name:      William F. Page
Parents:  Giles Shepard and Margaret Oliver Page
Spouse:  Bobbie Huggins Page
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Page Family Cemetery, Marietta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Bessie Mae Lupo
Parents:  C. B. and Helen Strickland Lupo
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 1  
  

Name:      Mildred Elizabeth Lane McGrady
Parents:  Mamie Johnson Lane and James Blanton Lane
Spouse:  Thomas McGrady
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 2  
 

Name:      Myrtle Barrington Ammons
Parents:  John B. and Sallie Rogers Stephens
Spouse:  L. B. Ammons
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 2 and 3


Name:      Mary Singleton Rogers
Parents:  Robert and Elizabeth Goodson Singleton
Spouse:  Mayor James W. Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Moore County Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 3  


Name:      Addie Williamson Jones
Parents:  Calhoun and Sarah Ann Watson Williamson
Spouse:  Johnny Nelson Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Watson Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, December 27, 1979, page 11, col. 4