Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald

 1997


The extracts for 1997  are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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JANUARY


Name:     Henry C. Gasque
Parents:  Cordie A. and Jennie Price Gasque
Spouse:  Ann Gasque
Date of Birth:  Jan. 15, 1915
Place of Birth:  Zion, SC
Date of Death: Monday, Dec. 30, 1996
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined North Myrtle Beach)
Place of Burial:  Memorial service at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1997, page 6, col. 2 


Name:     Pearl Phyllis Bethea
Parents:  Emma McMillian and James Peterkin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Minturn
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: 
Place of Burial:  New Zion AME Zion Church Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1997, page 6, col. 2    


Name:    Jim Ayers 
Parents:  Mellie Rash Ayers and Fleming Lawrence Ayers
Spouse:  Kitty Ayers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth:  McDowell County, W. Va.
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Pyerian Baptist Church Cemetery (Marine veteran of the Korean conflict)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1997, page 6, col. 2    


Name:      Stephanie Price- Morris
Parents:  Nancy H. and William R. Price
Spouse:  Benjamin Morris II
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 23
Place of Birth:  of 524 Regan Church Rd.
Date of Death: Dec. 31, 1996
Place of Death:  her home (article headlined Lumberton)
Place of Burial:  Meadowbrook Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 2, 1997, page 6, col. 2    


Name:     Grace Stephens Butler
Parents:  Silas F. Stephens and Alicia Harrelson Stephens
Date of Birth: April 30, 1904
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 7, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Hester Green Vanderhall
Parents:  Merdict and Mary Ella Green
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hamer    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 7, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:      Mattie Giles
Parents:  General Giles and Hannah Hunter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Manning
Date of Death: Thursday, Dec. 28, 1996
Place of Death:  Oxford Nursing Home, Brooklyn (article headlined Brooklyn
Place of Burial:  New Holly United Methodist Church Cemetery at Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 7, 1997, page 4, col. 5   


Name:      Heyward Caulder
Parents:  Tom and Janie Cook Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Saturday, Jan. 4, 1997
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens (U. S. Army veteran of World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 7, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Ileen Bryant King
Parents:  William Emory Bryant and Lucinda Johnson Bryant
Spouse:  Austin McCoy King of Marion
Date of Birth:  Sept. 14, 1912
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday, Jan. 2, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Marion)
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 7, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:     Carrie Lee Hayes
Parents:  John W. Brigman and Sally Lee Hatcher Brigman
Date of Birth: Aug. 17, 1920
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Saturday, Jan. 11, 1997
Place of Death:  a house fire (article headlined Blenheim)
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Jimmy Byrd
Parents:  Geneva Powers Byrd and Coy Joe Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Jan. 9, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital in Dillon (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:    Frances Stubbs Petit
Parents:  Walter and Mary Bullard Stubbs
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Jan. 9, 1197
Place of Death:  automobile accident (article headlined McColl)
Place of Burial:  Priest Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Velma Green Morgan
Parents:  John and Julie McCallum Green
Spouse:  Herbert B. Morgan
Date of Birth: Jan. 28, 1910
Place of Birth:  Montgomery County, NC, formerly of Orrum, NC, of Sunny Acres
Date of Death: Saturday, Jan. 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital, Mullins (article headlined Fork)
Place of Burial:  Hillside Memorial Park, Laurinburg, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Annie (Tommy Jane) Bethea Brown
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Jan. 6, 1997
Place of Death:  a hospital in Jersey City, N.J.
Place of Burial:  Services by Parker’s Funeral Services of Jersey City
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Lessie Shannon Hankins
Parents:  Horace Shannon and Lillie Knight
Spouse:  Burnis Hankins
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a local hospital (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  North View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Charles Wayne Campbell
Parents:  Charlie and Margaret Drew Campbell
Spouse:  Barbara L. Campbell
Date of Birth: Jan. 14, 1957
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: Sunday, Jan. 12, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lynchburg, Va.
Place of Burial:  Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Ramona Brock Whittington
Parents:  Mary Brock and Selser Brock
Spouse:  Cecil Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  native of Cheraw
Date of Death: Monday, Jan. 13, 1997
Place of Death:  Piedmont Medical Center (article headlined Rock Hill)
Place of Burial:  Grandview Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Mabel Gertrude Lane Johnson
Parents:  Bascom Shelly and Mary Susan Turbeville Lane
Spouse:  Morgan Charlie Johnson
Date of Birth: April 26, 1910
Place of Birth:  Zion
Date of Death: Monday, Jan. 13
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Johnson Cemetery in Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 4, col. 6 


Name:      Sllevan Sherman McCullock
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  of 711 Allentown Drive
Date of Death: this morning   
Place of Death:  article headlined Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6


Name:     Derrick Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 19
Place of Birth:  of Laurinburg
Date of Death: Sunday    shooting death
Place of Death:  Old Folks Home, Judson Road
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 14, 1997, page 1, col. 5 and 6 


Name:     Helen Harrelson Schafer Mast
Parents:  Victor Harrelson and Anna Belle McCormick Harrelson
Date of Birth: Nov. 19, 1928
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, of Little River
Date of Death: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 16, 1997, page 12, col. 6


Name:     Lawrence Wesley Miller
Parents:  Howard and Linda Long Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 18
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997     injury received in an automobile accident
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lake View
Place of Burial: Pyerian Baptist Church Cemetery near Floyd Dale
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 16, 1997, page 1, col. 5 and 6 & Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 5  


Name:     Rudolph “Grip” P. Daughtery (as published)
Parents:  Rudolph and Claire Jernigan Daughtery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Smithfield, NC
Date of Death: Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at First Baptist Church of Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col.1  


Name:     William “Bill” Edward Farmer
Parents:  Mary Ryals Farmer and Ira Onyx Farmer
Spouse:  Maude Raynor Farmer
Date of Birth:  Jan. 10, 1922
Place of Birth: Johnston County, Benson, NC 
Date of Death: Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Rocky Mount, NC
Place of Burial:  Rocky Mount Memorial Park (Navy veteran of World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 1and 2  


Name:     Ethel Monroe Dupree
Parents:  Dave and Annie Bell Monroe
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Jan. 9, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Wilmington, NC)
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 2  


Name:     Katherine Coates Brown
Parents:  James Batson and Mollie Daniels Coates
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, Jan. 17, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Leland, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Phillip Wayne Caulder
Parents:  Carolyn Caulder Dennis of Dillon, stepfather, Clarence Dennis
Spouse: Mary Williams Caulder
Date of Birth: Sept. 25, 1965
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 3   


Name:     Roy Elwood Peacock
Parents:  Roy and Minnie Clark Peacock
Spouse:  Sybie Blue Peacock of Bennettsville
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Blue Family Cemetery (Army veteran of World War II, Africa and France)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 3 and 4


Name:      F. Marion Hinson
Parents:  F. M. Hinson Sr. and Bertha Goudelock Hinson (as published)
Spouse:  Virginia Stackhouse Hinson
Date of Birth:  Jan. 6, 1920
Date of Death: Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Spears Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 4  


Name:     Sylvia Inez Fore Strickland
Parents:  Austin Homer and Harriett Hensilee Parham Fore (as published)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Friday, Jan. 17, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Mount Hope Cemetery Mausoleum
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 21, 1997, page 3, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Legrand Herring
Parents:  Hazel Snipes Herring and Henry Herring
Spouse:  Patricia Herring
Date of Birth:  May 25, 1945
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center (article headlined Fork)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 23, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3 


Name:    Grace Ballard Gulledge 
Parents:  Eli Washington and Eliza Jane Lisenby Ballard
Spouse:  Rev. J. D. Gulledge
Date of Birth:  1904
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Place of Burial:  laid to rest at Crossroads Baptist Church near Ruby, SC Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 30, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5   


Name:     Louis Gerald McQueen
Parents:  William E. and Minnie M. McQueen
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday, Jan. 19
Place of Death:  Article headlined Philadelphia
Place of Burial:  Old Bethel Cemetery at Hamer (U. S. Navy)    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 30, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Joseph B. Gasque
Spouse:  Margaret L. Gasque
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Date of Death: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Jacksonville, Fla.
Place of Burial:  Memorial service in the chapel of Hardage-Giddens Mandarin Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 30, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Cynthia Louise Caulder
Parents:  Catherine Caulder
Date of Birth:  Jan. 29, 1970
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 30, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


FEBRUARY


Name:     James Ralph “Jimmy” Jayroe Sr.
Parents:  Henry Munnerlyn Jayroe and Emma McNair Jayroe
Spouse:  Lillian Hickman Jayroe
Date of Birth: Jan. 27, 1913
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday, Feb. 2, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery of Marion (World War II Army veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2


Name:     Clara Bell Ford
Parents:  Louisiana McDonald and William McDonald
Spouse:  Allen Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Laneau Clark
Parents:  Joe and Liney Clark
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Jan. 24, 1997
Place of Death:  Bradenton, Fla. (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4   


Name:     Bonnie Carter Rouse
Parents:  Samuel Paul and Lannie Mae Ivey Carter (as published)
Spouse:  Jimmy Rouse
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital (article headlined Fork)
Place of Burial:  Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 4, col. 4, 5 and 6  


Name:     Major James Clay Cassada
Parents:  Fletcher and Mamie Cassada
Spouse:  Joanne Hayes of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Crewe, Va.
Date of Death: Friday, Jan. 31, 1997
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Florence National Cemetery (U. S. Army Ret.)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 9, col. 1  


Name:     Lillie Jane Hedgpeth
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 99
Place of Birth:  of 586 Ambrose Place
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Village Green Care Center (article headlined Fayetteville)
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery at Latta, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 9, col. 2  


Name:     Charlie Alton Jones
Parents:  Charlie Randolph Jones and Hattie Morris Jones
Date of Birth: June 5, 1935
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, Feb. 2, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (veteran of the U. S. Army)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 4, 1997, page 9, col. 3   


Name:      Billie Cox Clardy
Parents:  Daniel Maultsby and Lula Herring Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1997
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 6, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Ernest Nathan Scott
Parents:  Nathan Thomas and Myrtle Miller Scott
Spouse:  Estelle Hayes Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Columbus County
Date of Death: Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997
Place of Death:  his home (article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Cemetery (U. S. Army, European and Pacific theaters, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Cherry Margaret Price Tyndall
Parents:  Charles F. Price and Odessa Len Price Richardson
Spouse:  Cecil E. Tyndall
Date of Birth:  Nov. 26, 1934
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Feb. 5
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Shirley Ann Dillard
Parents:  David McDowell and Janie Louise Jackson McDowell
Spouse:  Albert Dillard
Date of Birth:  Sept. 24, 1946
Place of Birth:  Whiteville, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, Jan. 6, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4 and Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 1, col. 4   


Name:     William Porter Sr.
Parents:  Willis Gaston and Lucy Lane Porter
Spouse:  Nannie McCaskill Porter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997
Place of Death:  National Health Care Center in Laurens (article headlined Laurens) (WW II Vetran)
Place of Burial:  Westview Memorial Park (article headlined Laurens)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Emily Caldwell McLean
Parents:  Rev. Samuel Craighead Caldwell and Sophia Glover Caldwell
Date of Birth: May 12, 1905
Place of Birth:  Walterboro
Date of Death: Friday, Feb. 7, 1997
Place of Death:  Presbyterian Home of SC in Summerville
Place of Burial:  Dothan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Helen Charlotte Moses
Parents:  Daniel J. and Martha Ague Sollenberger
Spouse:  David Moses
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Rock Island, Ill
Date of Death: Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at Kannaday’s Funeral Home Chapel in Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 11, 1997, page 4, col. 6


Name:     Hubert Bryan Perritt
Parents:  Ruby Page Perritt and Alex David Perritt
Spouse:  1. Iris Leone Perritt,  2. Martielle Perritt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  native of Lake View and resident of DeBerry, Texas for 30 years
Date of Death: Feb. 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Shreveport, La. (article headlined Shreveport, La.)
Place of Burial:  DeBerry Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 13, 1997, page 4, col. 4, 5 and 6   


Name:     Mary Louise Thomas
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  of Lake View
Date of Death: Sunday   
Place of Death:  Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 1, col. 4   


Name:     Aaron Spencer Scott
Date of Death: Sunday   
Place of Death:  Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 1, col. 4      


Name:    Thelma Hayes
Parents:  Wiggins Horne and Effie Taylor Horne
Spouse:  Rogers Hayes
Date of Birth:  Oct. 24, 1918
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 2, col. 4      


Name:     Rose Ellen Turbeville
Parents:  Ernest Snipes and Rosa Bell Watkins Snipes
Spouse:  Howard Turbeville of Hamer
Date of Birth:  July 21, 1941
Place of Birth:  Kershaw
Date of Death:  Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 2, col. 4   


Name:    John Allen (Peolly) Stephens (as published)
Parents:  Allen Sankey Stephens and Emma Pearl Altman Stephens
Spouse:  Lessie Stephens
Date of Birth:  Sept. 26, 1918
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Commander Nursing Home in Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 2, col. 4


Name:     Rev. Earl Franklin Johnson
Parents:  Sam and Lucy Catherine Stratten Johnson
Spouse:  Robin Clark Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 18, 1997, page 2, col. 5   


Name:    Ronald   (Ronnie) Hayes
Parents:  Joe Louis Hayes and Margaret Boone
Date of Birth:  Sept. 13, 1956
Place of Birth:  Philadelphia, Pa., attended the Lake View Schools
Date of Death: found Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery, Dillon     AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 1, col. 4 and 5 and Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 6   


Name:     Emmy Lou Herring Harpe
Parents:  Redin and Lula Johnson Herring
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Columbia Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Ky. (article headlined Louisville, Ky.)
Place of Burial:  Services in Louisville by Evergreen Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 2, col. 4  


Name:    Boyd Franklin Thompson  
Parents: Nathan Olin and Annie Lizza Sanderson Thompson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, Feb. 17, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital (Article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Church Cemetery near Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 2, col. 4 


Name:     Bertie Bryant Church Hayes
Parents:  Eli and Chloey Rogers Bryant
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 101
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Feb. 18, 1997
Place of Death:  local nursing home (article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 2, col. 4 and Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 4       


Name:     Ned Williamson
Parents:  James Whiteford and Leasie Drew Williamson
Spouse:  Katherine Annie Harrelson Williamson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Horry County and of Nichols
Date of Death: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital (article headlined Nichols)
Place of Burial:  Gethsemane Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 2, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Thelma Robinson
Parents:  Jasper and Floree Bonds
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Little Rock
Date of Death: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Little Rock
Place of Burial:  Services at McCoy’s Chapel United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 20, 1997, page 2, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Irene Hasty Hamer
Parents:  Henry Alston Hasty and Kate Bracey Hasty
Date of Birth:  March 31, 1918
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Hamer Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Eloise Tolar Moody
Parents:  Jack Tolar and Naomi Martin Tolar
Date of Birth: Sept. 19, 1925
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4 


Name:     Lonia H. Meekins
Parents:  Henry Hayes and Maggie Hodge Hayes
Date of Birth: May 31, 1906
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, Feb. 22, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5     


Name:     James Albert Thompson
Parents:  Don Devon Thompson and Dannie Hayes Thompson
Spouse:  Edna Thompson of Dillon
Date of Birth:  Jan. 1, 1925
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, Feb. 24, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (U. S. Army veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 25, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:      Beulah Ruth Sweat
Parents:  Maston A. and Dora Grainger Christmas
Spouse:  Clifford Sweat
Date of Birth:  Aug. 29, 1928
Place of Birth:  Meadow Hill, SC
Date of Death: Friday, Feb. 21, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 27, 1997  


 MARCH


Name:     Robert Lewis Goins II
Parents:  Robert L. Goins Jr. and Kristie K. Goins
Date of Birth:  Sept. 29, 1995
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday   
Place of Death: Duke University Medical Center, Durham
Place of Burial:  McDonald Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery in McDonald
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 4, 1997, page 1, col. 1 and 2 and page 2, col. 1 and 2


Name:     Doris Rattley
Parents:  Eddie and Mary McLean Wright Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  her home
Place of Burial:  New Covenant Free Rock Church in Christ Cemetery, Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 4, 1997, page 2, col. 1   


Name:     Evelyn V. McSwain
Parents:  R. G. Vereen and Estelle Limehouse Vereen
Spouse:  T. C. McSwain
Date of Birth:  June 20, 1909
Place of Birth:  Charleston
Date of Death: Monday, March 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Presbyterian Home of SC in Florence
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 4, 1997, page 2, col. 2and 3  


Name:     Cecil Carlisle Herring
Parents:  Woodrow Herring and Martha Etta Floyd Herring
Spouse:  Linda Herring of Dillon
Date of Birth:  Aug. 17, 1950
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 6, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:    Freda S. Prosser 
Parents:  Hilliary Stone and Bessie Pauline Barr Stone
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Williamsburg County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 6, 1997
Place of Death: Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 11, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Lawrence Elvington Jr.
Parents:  Lawrence and Eva Rogers Elvington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, March 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Carolina Hospital Systems in Florence (article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery (U. S. Army in World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 11, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4   


Name:    George Emory Edwards
Parents:  Sam John Edwards and Christine Berry Edwards
Spouse:  Katheryn Roberts Edwards
Date of Birth:  June 5, 1930
Place of Birth: Dillon County 
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 11, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery (U. S. Army veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 13, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     C. B. Arnette
Parents:  Connie B. and Maude Miller Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Pleasant Hill Community of Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 13
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 1 


Name:     Vivian Kinlaw Turbeville
Parents:  Albert and Annie Frazier Kinlaw
Spouse:  Wallace Glen Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Lumberton, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 12
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 1  


Name:     Thelma Turner Davis
Parents:  Tink Turner and Mattie Lee Turner
Date of Birth:  June 20, 1924
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, March 15, 1997
Place of Death: Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 2  


Name:    Mary S. Edwards
Parents: Charles W. Smith and Mary Louise Ervin Smith
Spouse:  Edward Edwards Sr.
Date of Birth:  Jan. 4, 1944
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, March 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Duke University Medical Center at Durham, NC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 2  


Name:     Minnie Lou Alford
Parents:  Emma Jane McKinnon, stepfather, Charles McKinnon
Date of Death: Sunday, March 9, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  New Holly United Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 3   


Name:     Lugenia Johnson
Parents:  Rembert and Almeta Smith
Spouse:  Russell Johnson
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 13, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, page 9, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Robert Smith
Place of Birth:  of Cheraw Retirement Village about 17 years
Date of Death: reported missing February 27, 1993
Place of Death:  found in Chesterfield County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3   


Name:     Freddie Singleton Baxley
Parents:  George Whitford Singleton and Nora Martin Singleton
Spouse:  Blondell David Baxley
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1910
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 18
Place of Death: Mullins Hospital (article headlined Brittons Neck)
Place of Burial:   Souls Chapel Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1997, page 6, col. 2  


Name:     Charlie Monroe Hendrix
Parents:  Monroe Hendrix and Ruby Emma Driggers Hendrix
Spouse:  Peggy Moody Hendrix of Dillon
Date of Birth:  Sept. 21, 1945
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 18, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1997, page 6, col. 2   


Name:     Maggie Owens Butler
Parents:  Oscar and Georgiana Owens
Spouse:  Ed Butler
Date of Birth:  Nov. 26, 1910
Place of Birth:  Dillon County and of Kingsdale Manor, formerly of Fairmont
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Southeastern Regional Medical Center (article headlined Lumberton)
Place of Burial:  Mount Calvary Church Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1997, page 6, col. 2  


Name:    Stewart A. Southerland
Place of Birth:  of Goldsboro, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 20, 1997, page 6, col. 3  


Name:    Maurice Jermine Greer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 19
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 25, 1997, page 1, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Donald Frank King
Parents:  Nelson Frank King and Dora Mae White King
Date of Birth:  July 24, 1936
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 20, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 25, 1997, page 9, col. 2  


Name:     John Baxter McCallum
Spouse:  Cammie McNair McCallum and Emily Page McCallum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 95
Place of Birth:  Maxton and of Cheifland, Florida
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 19
Place of Death:  Article headlined Chiefland, Fl.
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 25, 1997, page 9, col. 2, 3 and 4  


Name:     Margaret R. Jones
Parents:  Thomas Leven and Eura Rogers
Spouse:  Vol Grafton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Saturday, March 22, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 25, 1997, page 9, col. 4   


Name:     Christopher Dana Ellis Wallace
Parents:  Paul Wallace Jr. and Frances Bethea
Date of Birth:  December 7, 1965
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 27, 1997
Place of Death:  Medical University of South Carolina
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery (U. S. Navy Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 1, col. 3 and April 1, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Mary Catherine Butler
Parents:  Phil and Lena Hayes
Spouse:  Thomas Butler
Date of Birth:  March 20, 1932
Place of Birth:  Praire, Georgia
Date of Death: Monday, March 24, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 13, col. 4   


Name:     Martha Morris George
Parents:  Charlie Morris and Roxie Wilkerson Morris
Spouse:  Charlie George
Date of Birth:  November 8, 1907
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 13, col. 4 and 5   


Name:     Margaret Ann Williamson
Parents:  Cameron Morrison Tyler and Margie Louise Sasser Tyler
Spouse:  Gerald Franklin Williamson Sr.
Date of Birth:  October 8, 1948
Place of Birth:  Fayetteville, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 13, col. 5   


Name:     E. Jean J. Blackburn
Parents:  Katie Jones Jackson Gibbs and John Alton Jackson
Spouse:  Steven Blackburn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 37
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 26
Place of Death:  Baptist Medical Center (article headlined Orangeburg, SC)
Place of Burial:  St. George Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 13, col. 5 and d6   


Name:     Marguerite Alford
Date of Death: Wednesday    death notice
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 27, 1997, page 13, col. 6  

 
APRIL


Name:     Marguerite Smith Alford
Parents:  Wallace Smith and Minnie Lawshe Smith
Date of Birth:  March 27, 1910
Place of Birth:  Mobile, AL.
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 1, 1997, page 4, col. 1, 2 and 3   


Name:     Louise Johnson Lewis
Parents:  Robert Johnson and Rosie Roberts Johnson
Spouse:  K. P. Lewis
Date of Birth: Sept. 10, 1911
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday, March 27, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 1, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Richard Leon (Richie) Britt
Parents:  Richard and Sandra Miller Britt
Spouse:  Laura Gaddy Britt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday, March 29, 1997
Place of Death:  his home (article headlined Fairmont, NC)
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 1, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Hazel Herring
Parents: Junious Snipes and Mortie Lee Snipes
Date of Birth: October 8, 1917
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, March 31, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 1, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Charity Hamilton
Parents:  Elizabeth Hughes and Henry Swinney
Spouse:  Archie Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill A. M. E. Church Cemetery in Bingham
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 3, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Annie M. Hyatt
Parents:  Yancey Hyatt and Pattie Hyatt Hyatt
Date of Birth:  Nov. 28, 1911
Place of Birth:  Dillon County and of Greenville
Date of Death: Thursday, March 27, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence of Greenville
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 3, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Lillian “Jo” Rhea Michael
Parents:  Shaw Alexander Rhea and Fannie Lillian Baber Rhea
Spouse:  Virgil Hamlin Michael
Date of Birth:  June 12, 1917
Place of Birth:  Bath County, VA
Date of Death: April 1, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined North Charleston)
Place of Burial:  Carolina Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 3, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Foster Cox
Parents:  Ed and Euthia Miller Cox
Spouse:  Esther Davis Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, April 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 8, 1997, page 4, col. 1 & Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4


Name:     Anna L. Byrd
Parents:  Lucian and Sophia Rogers Patrick
Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 1929
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday, April 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Columbia Grand Regional Medical Center (article headlined Socastee)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 8, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2 


Name:     Ron McDaniel Sr.
Parents:  Dorothy Woodle McDaniel and Hughey McDaniel
Spouse:  Judi Waldroup McDaniel
Date of Birth: Feb. 12, 1949
Place of Birth:  Mullins, SC
Date of Death: Thursday, April 3, 1997
Place of Burial:  Celebration of life at the Unitarian Church of Asheville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 8, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Maurice Jermiane Greer
Parents:  Dorothy Jean Greer and Kenny Lee Bellamy
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: March 20, 1997
Place of Burial:  Roadside Cemetery, Dillon        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 10, 1997, page 4, col. 6   


Name:     Jewell Pierce McLaurin Jr.
Parents:  Jewell Pierce McLaurin Sr. and Kate Braddy McLaurin
Spouse:  Julia Lane Wallace McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, April 11
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 1, col. 4, 5 and 6  


Name:     Emily Daniels Hardaway
Parents:  William and Sharon Daniels Hardaway
Date of Birth: July 19, 1979
Place of Birth:  Holyoke, MA
Date of Death: Saturday    traffic accident
Place of Death:  a Summerville Hospital
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 1, col. 4, 5 and 6 & page 4, col. 5 and 6 

 
Name:     Joe Davis Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Place of Birth:  of Marion
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Jesse Butler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 27
Place of Birth:  of Cross
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3


Name:      Cammeron Triplett Wilson    
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Place of Birth:  of Marion, now Fort Lee, Virginia
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Stephanie Manning
Parents:  Vivian Manning and Treadway Manning Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 21
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery     AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Walker Mac Collins
Parents:  William L. and Beatrice Grantham Collins
Date of Birth:  February 6, 1938
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, April 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     M. C. McLellan
Parents:  Walker McLellan and Geneva Campbell McLellan
Date of Birth:  July 23, 1918
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday, April 13, 1997
Place of Death:  Faith Nursing Home in Florence
Place of Burial:  Old Zion Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5 


Name:     Elbert Owens
Parents:  Elmore and Pearl Kirby Owens
Date of Birth: May 21, 1926
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, April 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Charleston, SC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (US NAVY WORLD WAR II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Bessie W. Bethea
Parents:  Jim and Nancy Whittington
Date of Birth/Age: Age 83
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 15, 1997, page 4, col. 6   


Name:     Julia Ann Thompson
Parents:  Clarence and Sarah Nolan
Spouse:  Robert Thompson
Date of Birth:  April 9, 1920
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 15, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Esaw Hunt
Parents:  John Wesley Hunt and Blanche Mae Quick
Date of Birth: May 15, 1930
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Death:  Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg
Place of Burial:  Pee Dee Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Maxine Moody Floyd
Parents:  Arnold Vance Moody and Ruby Wiggins Moody
Spouse:  Lamar G. “Jack” Floyd
Date of Birth: July 15, 1933
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 15, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Martha A. Townsend
Parents:  Major and Amy Traynum
Spouse:  William Henry Townsend
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Greenville County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  House of Thomas in charge of arrangements (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:   Josie Beth Bullard  
Parents:  Phillip Allen Bullard and Sharon Hyatt Bullard
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Carolinas Women Center
Place of Burial:  Old Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 17, 1997, page 17, col. 2   


Name:     Vernelle Smith Koester
Parents:  Joe Wheeler Smith and Lela Church Smith
Spouse:  L. Harry Koester
Date of Birth:  May 13, 1927
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: April 16, 1997
Place of Death:  a local hospital
Place of Burial:  Carolina Memorial Gardens (article headlined Charleston)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:     Annie Lou Cook Caulder
Parents:  Jim and Normie Cook Caulder
Date of Birth: June 30, 1911
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, April 20, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Beulah Mae McDonald
Parents:  John Emerson Butler and Hattie Elizabeth Huggins Butler
Spouse:  Herbert McDonald of Dillon
Date of Birth:  Nov. 23, 1921
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday, April 18, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Albertine Hayes Sanderson
Parents:  Henry and Eula Rogers Hayes
Spouse:  Neil Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, April 19, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Shiela Mack Kennedy
Parents:  Renzalo B. Mack and Mary Mack
Spouse:  Anthony Kavin Kennedy
Date of Birth: August 15, 1966
Place of Birth:  Trenton, NJ
Date of Death: April 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 6   


Name:      Lexus Kettier Purnell
Parents:  Mary Sparks and Elijah Purnell Jr.
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lt. Luke Church Cemetery in Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 22, 1997, page 4, col. 6 and Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Jody Cox
Parents:  Earline Smith Sanderson and Archie Boyd Sanderson
Spouse:  James Earl Cox
Date of Birth:  December 5, 1951
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death:  Monday, April 21, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Fork)
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:      Chessie Miller
Parents:  James Stokes and Addie Freeman Stokes
Date of Birth:  November 25, 1915
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday, April 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Hazel Lane Wagner
Parents:  Joseph Herbert and Hannah Elizabeth Collins Lane
Spouse:  Kenneth Wagner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, April 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Nursing Center
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     R. C. Gray
Parents:  Dolf and Mollie Gray
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, April 21, 1997
Place of Death:  a local hospital (article headlined Fairmont)
Place of Burial:  Evans Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Virginia Graves Knight
Parents:  Franklin and Marie Vickers Graves
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Idell County, NC
Date of Death: Monday, April 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Concord, NC
Place of Burial:  Nebo Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     William “Billy” Martin Sawyer
Parents:  Charles William Sawyer and Allie Martin Sawyer
Spouse:  Geraldine Sawyer
Date of Birth:  Nov.16, 1944
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 22, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:   Sister Melsene Lorraine Assunta Guittar, FSM 
Parents:  Norman Guittar
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  St. Louis
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 22, 1997
Place of Death:  St. Mary of the Angels Convent in Richmond Heights, MO.
Place of Burial:  Resurrection Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 24, 1997, page 4, col. 3


Name:      William Boyce Moody Sr.
Parents:  Robert “Bob” Moody and Luna Barfield Moody
Spouse:  Betty Graham Moody of Georgetown
Date of Birth:  November, 6, 1924
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: Thursday, April 24, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Georgetown)
Place of Burial:  Sampit United Methodist Cemetery  (U. S. Army, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Julia Finklea Legette
Parents:  Alfred Marion and Katherine Fore Finklea
Spouse:  A. Lafon Legette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Donna Ruffner
Parents:  Charles and Donna Dickey
Spouse:  Ralph Ruffner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Warren, Ohio
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3 


Name:     James Thomas Cunningham
Spouse:  Macie Cunningham of Dillon
Date of Birth: August 23, 1924
Place of Birth:  Columbus, Georgia
Date of Death: Thursday, April 24, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center (article headlined Dillon)
Place of Burial:  Red Hill Cemetery in Mullins
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Flora Rich
Parents:  Arthur Caulder and Misouria Huggins Caulder
Spouse:  James “Willie” Rich
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, April 28
Place of Death:  Franklin, NC (article headlined Franklin, NC)
Place of Burial:  Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4   


Name:     Audrey Barrineau Sanders
Parents:  Frances Hatcher Barrineau and Calvin Leroy Barrineau
Spouse:  Albert H. Sanders Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: April 25
Place of Death:  Saint Francis Hospital (article headlined Greenville)
Place of Burial:  Graceland East Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Dorothy Huggins
Parents:  John William Osborn and Lona Viola Wise Osborn
Date of Birth:  May 1, 1914
Place of Birth:  Serrogordo, NC (as published)
Date of Death: Sunday, April 27
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital (article headlined Dillon)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 29, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  

 
MAY


Name:     Cicero Henry Turner
Parents:  Elbert Turner and Mattie Christmas Turner
Spouse:  Gracie A. Turner
Date of Birth:  Jan. 11, 1920
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 30, 1997
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Columbia
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 1, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Lucy Spears Adams
Parents:  James Archie Spears and Caroline Byrd Spears
Spouse:  F. LeVerne Adams
Date of Birth:  June 19, 1907
Place of Birth: Bennettsville and resident of Scotia Village
Date of Death: Thursday, May 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Laurinburg
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 1and 2


Name:     Aaron McInnis
Parents:  Simmie and Annie Kinney McInnis
Spouse:  Minnie McInnis of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, May 2, 1997
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill A. M. E. Church Cemetery in Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3 


Name:     Teddy Franklin Rowell
Parents:  Fletcher Rowell Jr. and Eva Lois Taylor Rowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Feb. 28, 1977
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4, and page 1, col. 5


Name:    Lillian “Tina” Miller
Parents:  Jim and Nancy Page Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, May 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Florida residence (article headlined Jacksonville)
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:      Ethel L. Ward
Parents:  Hubert Lane and Ida Wiggins Lane
Date of Birth:  July 21, 1923
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, May 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Wilson Clinic
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 4   


Name:     Elmer Hyatt
Parents:  Thomas Hyatt and Sallie Cook Hyatt
Spouse:  Mildred Sawyer Hyatt
Date of Birth:  Oct. 7, 1925
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, May 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia (article headlined Fork)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Mildred Edith Brewer Boan
Parents:  Albert B. Brewer and Edith Lane Brewer
Date of Birth:  August 30, 1927
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, May 5, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at the Dillon First Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Lawrence Willard Chambers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 35
Place of Birth:  of Fayetteville
Date of Death: Saturday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 1, col. 5


Name:    Deanna O. Hepner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Place of Birth:  Fayetteville
Date of Death: Saturday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 6, 1997, page 1, col. 5 & Thursday, May 8, 1997, page 3, col. 1  


Name:     Kaelly Deanna Beck
Parents:  Stanley Allen Beck Sr. and Christy Deanna Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 7 weeks old
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 8, 1997, page 3, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Helen Inez Bethea
Parents:  Bob Roller and Exie Ann Goins Roller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 8, 1997, page 3, col. 4, 5 and 6  


Name:     Magdalene Rogers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  of Lake View
Date of Death: Friday        house fire death
Place of Death:  Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 1, col. 3 and 4   


Name:     Margaret Louise Jackson
Parents:  R. W. Mount and Maggie Bonnet Mount
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Orangeburg County
Date of Death: Wednesday, May 7, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence, 1998 Highway 38 West
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Eunice M. Rogers
Parents:  Jessie C. and Hannah Horne Miller
Spouse:  Henslee Rogers
Date of Birth:  Sept. 5, 1913
Place of Birth: Lake View, SC
Date of Death: Saturday, May 10, 1997
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Bermuda Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Mildred Daniels
Parents:  Boyd and Nancy Taylor Huggins
Spouse:  Clifford Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  April 15, 1927
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday, May 8, 1997
Place of Death:  Carolinas Hospital System in Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 2 


Name:     Dexter Roland Hamilton
Parents:  Robert C. and Pauline McKeller Hamilton
Spouse:  Pauline Richardson Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Saturday, May 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Columbia-Grand Strand Regional Medical Center (article headlined Myrtle Beach)
Place of Burial:  Memorial service at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel (U. S. Navy veteran, World War II and Korean War)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Harold Leroy Neal
Parents:  Guy and Alma Irene Neal
Spouse:  June Neal of Dillon
Date of Birth:  March 17, 1927
Place of Birth: Round Head, Ohio
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Dorn VA Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel (veteran of U. S. Army)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Ethel J. Henry
Parents:  Andrew Berry and Katie Hayes Brumble
Spouse:  Tracey Johnson and Laurin Henry
Date of Birth:  July 26, 1908
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Friday, May 9, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Doris M. Bethea
Parents:  Willie Bea Legette and Cleve Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, May 9, 1997
Place of Burial:  Road Side Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     William Harris Chavis
Parents:  William and Alifair Fairfax Chavis
Spouse:  Myrtle Chavis
Date of Birth: November 23, 1923
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Veterans Administration Hospital, Fayetteville
Place of Burial:  Chavis Family Cemetery, Rowland
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 13, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Hattie Bell Carmichael Dawson
Parents:  Robert C. and Rosa Bell Carmichael
Spouse:  Avard Dawson
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: May 9
Place of Death:  Carolina Hospital System, Florence
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Garden        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 15, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2 


Name:     Rosie Maria Brunson McNair
Parents:  Annie Johnson Brunson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  native of Pinewood, SC
Date of Death: Monday, May 12
Place of Death:  Durham Regional Hospital Emergency Room
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 15, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Minnie (Hattie) Collins Byrd
Parents:  John Monroe Collins and Stacy Agnes Williams Collins
Spouse:  James Otto Byrd
Date of Birth:  November 12, 1934
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday, May 14, 1997
Place of Death:  Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery (article headlined Marion)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 20, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4 


Name:     William C. H. Myers Sr.
Parents:  Joseph Hershell and Nettie Jane Martin Myers
Place of Birth:  Georgia
Date of Death: Friday, May 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital
Place of Burial:  Kemper Baptist Church Cemetery (article headlined Lake View)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 20, 1997, page 4, col. 4    


Name:     Murray Leroy Allen
Parents:  Frank and Effie Woodcock Allen
Spouse:  Irene Joyner Allen
Date of Birth:  August 22, 1904
Place of Birth:  Hammond, St. Lawrence County, NY, of Wesley Pines, formerly of Orrum, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, May 15, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lumberton
Place of Burial:  Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville, NY
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 20, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5   


Name:     Jessie Clark Brigman
Parents:  Jessie Coleman Clark and Ada Smith Clark
Spouse:  Ansel B. Brigman of Mullins
Date of Birth:  June 23, 1925
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Mullins Hospital
Place of Burial:  East Marlboro Cemetery in Brownsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 27, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4 


Name:     William Race (W. R.) Faulk
Parents:  Beulah Hamilton Faulk and Carl Hayward Faulk
Spouse: Barbara H. Faulk of Bennettsville
Date of Birth:  April 23, 1937
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, May 15, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence in Bennettsville
Place of Burial: Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 27, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Awine Strickland Huggins
Parents:  Hezekiah Strickland and Catherine S. Strickland
Spouse:  Malcolm Huggins
Date of Birth:  August 15, 1915
Place of Birth:  Fair Bluff, NC
Date of Death: Friday, May 23, 1997
Place of Death:  her home (article headlined Loris)
Place of Burial:  Strickland Cemetery at Fair Bluff
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 27, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Ruth Carter
Parents:  Ed Turner and Sue Johnson Turner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 29, 1997, page 4, col. 5


Name:      Beverley DuBose Hamer Peery
Parents:  Robert C. and Janie Dubose Hamer of Dillon
Spouse:  Dr. William Wallace Peery
Date of Birth:  Nov. 29, 1913
Place of Birth: Columbia, SC
Date of Death: May 22, 1997
Place of Death:  Marietta, GA
Place of Burial:  Robert P. Hamer Sr. Cemetery, Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 29, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Louis Wilson
Spouse:  Rosa Wilson
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Monday, May 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Hospital (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 29, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


JUNE


Name:     Rev. Julius Franklin “Jack” Hayes
Parents:  William Henry Hayes and Ella Hayes
Spouse:  Virgie M. Hayes of Dillon
Date of Birth:  May 2, 1919
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (U. S. Army veteran of World War II and Korean War)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 3, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Mary Hazel Stanton Herring Gaddy
Parents:  Morris Howard Stanton and Mary Ann Hayes Stanton
Date of Birth:  April 16, 1917
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday, May 30, 1997
Place of Death:  Newnan, GA
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 3, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Jasper C. “Fuzzy” Johnson
Parents:  Jasper Calhoun Johnson and Miriam Lee Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, May 28
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 3, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Fernand Joseph Maynard
Parents:  Frank Maynard and Marie Louise Breault Maynard
Spouse:  Irene Maynard
Date of Birth: Jan. 14, 1917
Place of Birth:  Putnam, CT
Date of Death: Wednesday, May 28, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Services at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel (World War II veteran of U.S. Army)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 3, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5   


Name:     Hattie Sue Kersey
Parents:  Clarence Nolan and Sarah Woodle Nolan
Date of Birth:  Dec. 9, 1916
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday, May 29, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Services at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 3, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Mae Cook Jackson
Parents:  Moses and Nancy Sweatt Cook
Spouse:  Reid Jackson of Winston-Salem
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1917
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Forsyth Memorial Hospital (article headlined Winston-Salem)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 5, 1997, page 7, col. 3  


Name:     Lester Earl Garris
Parents:  John R. and Julia Fogle Garris
Spouse:  Lois Smith Garris
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 3, 1997
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery (US Army Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 5, 1997, page 7, col. 3  


Name:     Sarah Taylor Perkins
Spouse:  William Perkins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 91
Place of Birth:  Fork, SC
Date of Death: June 4, 1997
Place of Burial:  Harrelson Family Cemetery, Fork, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 5, 1997, page 7, col. 3  


Name:     Ronald Lynn Carter
Parents:  Luther Tracy Carter Sr. and Nellie Lane Carter
Spouse:  Becky Carter
Date of Birth: Sept. 2, 1955
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, June 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Lurline S. Hamilton
Parents:  Jimmy Sanders and Rennie Sanders
Spouse:  Robert S. Hamilton
Date of Birth:  April 13, 1916
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Friday, June 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Martha Oxendine Griggs
Parents:  Netus and Abbie Brayboy Oxendine
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Saturday, June 7, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined McColl
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     May Bell Hatchell
Parents: John and Minnie Walters Williams of Parkton, NC
Spouse: Liston N. Hatchell
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1915
Date of Death: Thursday, June 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial: Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Carolyn Wood Baxley
Parents:  Joseph Columbus and Emilu Moore Wood
Spouse:  Col. William J. Baxley Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday, June 7, 1997
Place of Death:  Conway Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Robert James Harrelson
Parents:  Victor Dixon and Anna Belle McCormick Harrelson
Spouse:  Earline L. Harrelson
Date of Birth: May 3, 1925
Place of Birth:  Fairmont, NC
Date of Death: Friday, June 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Columbia (article headlined Sumter)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery in Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Charles “Red” Williams
Parents:  Miles McInnis and Onie Wilkes Williams
Date of Birth:  Oct. 11, 1932
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Charles David Williamson
Parents:  Jimmy David Williamson and Marie Jackson Williamson
Date of Birth: March 27, 1970
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Richland Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:     Mary Louise Cooper Adams
Parents:  Bert H. and Gertrude Cooper of Springfield
Spouse:  James H. Adams Sr.
Date of Birth:  October 29, 1914
Place of Birth:  Springfield, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  her home (article headlined Rowland)
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 10, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Michael Anthony Cox
Parents:  Edward J. Cox and Louise Hyman Cox
Date of Birth:  August, 19, 1964
Place of Birth: Baltimore, MD
Date of Death: Thursday, June 11, 1997
Place of Death: Dillon County    auto accident
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 12, 1997, page 4, col. 5, and page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3   


Name:     Lamar Smithey
Parents:  Tillman and Hattie Maude Campbell Smithey
Spouse:  Myrtle Flowers Smithey
Date of Birth:  June 2, 1919
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Smithey Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 12, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Jesse Greer
Parents:  James Greer and Donella Greer
Spouse:  Blontee Carmichael
Date of Birth: Sept. 18, 1941
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: June 14
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Garden        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 1, col. 1& Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 7, col. 3 and 4


Name:     Annie Mae Reaves Davis
Parents:  Mattie Ford Reaves and Julius Reaves
Spouse:  Minniefield Davis
Date of Birth: July 25, 1915
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: June 9
Place of Death:  Marion Hospital in Marion
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill /Fork Chapel Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2 


Name:     Alise Elizabeth Jackson
Parents:  John Craft and Lillie Adams Craft
Date of Birth:  April 28, 1918
Place of Birth:  Pageland
Date of Death: Sunday, June 15, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Hospital (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Winford Mike Locklear
Spouse:  Beulah Brooks Locklear
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital (article headlined Fairmont)
Place of Burial:  Services at Dogwood Chapel Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4


Name:     Jamarius Keshawn Page
Parents:  James and Kurtisha Page
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lee Cemetery in Pembroke, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Millie Jane Moore
Parents:  Julie Ratley
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 10, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     John Evans
Parents:  Samuel and Hattie Evans
Spouse:  Teresa C. Evans
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Place of Burial:  Monday, June 9, 1997 in Rest Haven Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 17, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Miriam Hayes McDaniels
Parents:  Bruce Benjamin and Cora Jackson Hayes
Date of Birth:  May 1, 1927
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, June 18, 1997
Place of Death:  Florence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1997, page 4, col. 1 


Name:     George Roberts
Parents:  William and Lilly Roberts
Date of Birth:  April 10, 1919
Place of Birth:  Brownsville Community of Marlboro County
Date of Death: Monday, June 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Little Bless Holiness Church Cemetery (article headlined Latta)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Leon Ivison Martin
Parents:  Walter W. and Teresa Causey Martin
Spouse:  Rhoda Jackson Martin
Date of Birth:  August 15, 1909
Place of Birth: Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 17, 1997
Place of Death:  Southland Health Care Center in Florence
Place of Burial:  Kemper Baptist Church Cemetery (article headlined Fork)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1997, page 4, col. 3, 4 and 5   


Name:     Rufus Weatherford Jr.
Parents:  Rufus Weatherford Sr. and Hannah Weatherford
Date of Birth:  Dec. 16, 1931
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 17, 1997
Place of Death:  Faith Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Services at Cooper Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Robert Jake Wiggins
Parents:  Elias Pearl Wiggins and Joseph Rebecca Wiggins
Spouse:  Gladys L. Wiggins
Date of Birth:  Feb. 26, 1915
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 7, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Meredith Clare Moody
Parents:  Beamon Carlton and Christie Barbour Moody Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death:  Monday, June 23, 1997
Place of Death: McLeod Regional Women’s Pavilion (article headlined Lake View) 
Place of Burial:  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cook Funeral Home of Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 7, col. 3  and Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3


Name:     Franklin (Fly) Gilchrist
Parents:  Carrie Gilchrist and Wilson Gilchrist
Date of Birth:  May 13, 1954
Place of Birth: Lake View
Date of Death: June 17
Place of Death:  University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill /Fork Chapel Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 7, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Theresa Nichols
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  formerly of Latta
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Cape Fear Valley Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Maultsby & Sons Funeral Home, Lumberton is in charge
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Clarence Edmonson (Bo) Berry Jr.
Parents:  C. E. Berry Sr. and Cornelia McLees Berry
Spouse:  Margaret Hamilton Berry of Bennettsville
Date of Birth: May 3, 1926
Place of Birth:  Bennettsville
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  his home (article headlined Bennettsville)
Place of Burial:  McCall Cemetery of Bennettsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Charity Moody
Parents:  William and Mary Ida Taylor
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Sumter
Date of Death: Thursday, June 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery         AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1   


Name:     Hamer (Big Baby) Purnell
Parents:  Buck and Mandy Purnell
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Highsmith-Rainey Hospital in Fayetteville
Place of Burial:  Road Side Cemetery in Dillon    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Joseph A. “Billy” Evans
Parents:  Lillian Evans
Date of Birth: April 26, 1925
Place of Birth:  Virginia
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Darlington hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Mary Elizabeth Owens
Parents:  John Dallas Locklear and Lizzie Williams Locklear
Date of Birth:  May 11, 1926
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Leland Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Eula Mae Smith
Parents:  Gaston Cook and Annie Lane Cook
Spouse:  Melvin Smith
Date of Birth: Dec. 31, 1926
Place of Birth:  Dillon, of Plano, IL.
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Rockford, IL.
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Beatrice Godbolt
Parents:  Vance Godbolt and Clara Segars Godbolt
Date of Birth:  June 9, 1923
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death: Monday, June 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery, Latta, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Ruby Walters Nye
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walters
Spouse:  James Albert Nye
Date of Birth:  August 17, 1917
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Sunday, June 22, 1997
Place of Death:  Pemberton Nursing Center (article headlined Pembroke)
Place of Burial:  Floyd Memorial Cemetery, Fairmont
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and d3  


Name:     McLellan (Mac) Campbell
Parents:  George Brown Sr. and Flora McLellan Campbell
Spouse:  Margaret McInnis Campbell of Clio
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Hamer, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Clio
Place of Burial:  Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Elizabeth “Libby” Hollingsworth
Parents:  Garrie and Lisha Powers Cook (as published)
Spouse:  Paul Hollingsworth
Date of Birth/Age:  Wednesday, May 14
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Wednesday, May 14
Place of Death:  Peakwood Health Care Center, Lebanon, IN
Place of Burial:  North Liberty Cemetery in Indianapolis
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 1997, page 4, col. 4, 5 and 6  


Name:     Perry Lemont Lighty III
Parents:  Perry Lighty Jr.
Date of Death: June 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Matthew A. M. E. Church Cemetery in Hamer
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 26, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Horace B. Elvington
Spouse:  Winnie R. Elvington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday, June 24, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hampton, VA
Place of Burial:  Peninsula Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 26, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


JULY


Name:     Flora Edna Collins McKenzie
Parents:  Nash Collins and Ethel Watts Collins Campbell
Date of Birth: Nov. 15, 1926
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Florence T. Powell
Parents:  Light and Bess McLeod Townsend
Spouse:  Senator E. LeRoy Powell Jr.
Date of Birth: June 17, 1910
Place of Birth:  Blenheim, SC
Date of Death: Thursday, June 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Presbyterian Home of SC in Florence (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Virginia Maxine Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Date of Death: Wednesday, June 25, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center (article headlined Lake View)
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Marion Carter
Parents:  Brown Carter and Inez Weatherford Carter
Spouse:  Joyce Cottingham Carter
Date of Birth:  Nov. 7, 1939
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday, June 30, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Walter Monroe Moody
Parents:  Alton Carl Moody and Sallie Hayes Moody of Lake View
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  of Lake View
Date of Death: Saturday, June 28, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial: Not published (U. S. Air Corp, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Fodie Mae Britt
Parents:  Johnas and Mary Jane Allen Herring
Spouse:  Holmes Jerome Britt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday, June 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Louise Rogers McDonald
Spouse:  John Percy McDonald
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Fork, SC
Date of Death: Saturday, June 28, 1997
Place of Death:  Mecklenburg Health Care Center (article headlined Charlotte)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Perpetual Cemetery in Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Wynell (Nell) Smith Averitt
Parents:  Mary Jane Patterson Smith and Elliott Devine Smith
Spouse:  Charles A. Averitt Sr. of Raeford
Date of Birth: Sept. 5, 1934
Place of Birth:  Pee Dee, SC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  her home in Raeford, NC
Place of Burial:  Raeford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:  Mary Elizabeth Dawkins    
Parents:  Johnny Dawkins and Rachel McNeil Dawkins
Date of Birth/Age:  July 5, 1960
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Date of Death: June 22, 1997
Place of Death:  High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, NC
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery, Lake View    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 3, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     James Brown II
Parents:  James and Corine Graves Brown
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: June 25, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence in Jersey City, NJ
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery      AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 3, 1997, page 4, col. 1   


Name:     Mary Wallace Polston
Parents:  Oscar and Maggie Bell Lewellen Watts
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: July 2, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Lake View
Place of Burial:  Raynham Cemetery near Rowland
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 8, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Challie N. Arnette Sr.
Parents:  Cornelius Burton and Maude Miller Arnette
Spouse:  Helen Johnson Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, July 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 8, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Eugene Burrell
Parents:  Milton and Clara Rhyms
Place of Birth:  Marion
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery    AA (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 8, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:      Daniel Bethea Page
Parents:  Lonnie Sr. and Queenie Bell Johnson
Place of Birth:  Wilmington
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Florence National Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 8, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Minnie Cook Worley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 102
Date of Death: July 4, 1997
Place of Death: Sunny Acres Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Cook Family Cemetery (article headlined Lake View)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 8, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Dannie Leona Blackmon
Parents:  Aaron Bird and Polly Hulon Bird
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1912
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Roper Hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 10, 1997, page 4, col. 4


Name:     Paul Leshone Carmichael
Parents:  Paul King Carmichael and Sandra Carmichael
Date of Birth: Jan. 4, 1981
Place of Birth:  of Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday, July 5, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery, Latta, SC        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 10, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:      Monroe McKinley
Parents:  Ruth McKinley and Charlie McKinley
Date of Birth: Sept. 3, 1936
Date of Death: July 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Gardens, Dillon    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 10, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Thelma Lloyd Fields Atkinson
Parents:  Maxie and Effie Harrell Lloyd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: July 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hartsville
Place of Burial:  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:     Maggie Tyler Dove
Parents:  James C. Tyler and Rosa Hodges Tyler
Spouse:  Onnie Dove of Dillon
Date of Birth: May 2, 1912
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Bertha Fass Berry
Parents:  Morris Fass and Rosa Nachman Fass
Date of Birth:  Feb. 20, 1905
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Sardis Nursing Home, Charlotte
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Leonard Harley McDowell
Parents:  Cletus McDowell and Edith McDowell McDowell
Date of Birth:  July 30, 1935
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Little Bless Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Carl McGuire Ayers
Date of Birth: Dec. 22, 1907
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton
Place of Burial:  Ayers Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:    Zelma Atkinson Bell
Parents:  Charles Wesley and Annie Beach Atkinson
Spouse:  Mike H. Bell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Stokes, SC
Date of Death: Saturday, July 12, 1997
Place of Death:  a local hospital (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Mount Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6 


Name:     Tommy Lee Addison
Parents:  Richard and Delores Addison
Spouse:  Sharon Addison
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: July 4, 1997
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:     Hurbert (Bill) Bethea
Parents:  Nancy McCoy
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: July 4, 1997
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:     Jalime Libranna Crosland
Parents:  Clifton Crosland and Robin Douglas
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 15, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:      Linda Ruth Johnston
Parents:  Richard Clinton Davis and Nettie Herring Davis
Spouse:  Shawn Johnston of Dillon
Date of Birth: Nov. 28, 1944
Place of Birth:  Dallas, TX
Date of Death: Monday, July 14, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 17, 1997, page 2, col. 4 


Name:    Reed Caulder 
Parents:  William Caulder and Maggie Kay Owens Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, July 17, 1997
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 1 


Name:     Leon Franklin Hayes
Parents:  William Preston Hayes and Gladys Hood Hayes
Spouse:  Barbara Scott Hayes
Date of Birth:  Sept. 22, 1943*
Place of Birth: Marlboro County 
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (veteran of U. S. Navy)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and Tuesday July 29, 1997 page 4, col  2 (*gives his dob as Sept. 2)


Name:     Mable Hannah Brigman Watts
Parents:  William Archie Brigman and Eddie Shaw Brigman
Date of Birth:  Sept. 10, 1919
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Laurinburg, NC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and Thursday, July 24, 1997, page 5, col. 3  


Name:     Elizabeth Freeman
Parents:  Wilson Barrentine and Lilly Coates Hubbard
Date of Birth:  July 2, 1924
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  in the family cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and Thursday, July 24, page 5, col. 1 


Name:     Gladys E. Smith
Parents:  William B. Love and Maggie Gilbert Love
Spouse:  Laneau Smith
Date of Birth:  Dec. 20, 1916
Place of Birth:   resident of Britthaven and Thomasville, NC
Date of Death: Friday, July 18, 1997
Place of Death:  Britthaven of Davidson Nursing Center (article headlined Thomasville, NC)
Place of Burial:  Smith Family Cemetery at Oak Grove, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Norma Esther Lawson
Parents:  Otto and Margaret Ellen Sellers Edwards
Spouse:  Josh Spears Lawson
Date of Birth: August 15, 1926
Place of Birth:  Richmond, VA
Date of Death: Wednesday, July 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Antioch Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Elizabeth Bolton Dudley Floyd
Parents:  Charlie and Elizabeth Gray Bolton
Spouse:  first to J. B. Dudley and second to Boyd Floyd
Date of Birth:  Nov. 22, 1915
Place of Birth:  Blenheim
Date of Death: Thursday, July 17
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Bennettsville)
Place of Burial: Committal service at Antioch Baptist Church Baptist at Galivants Ferry
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Bradley Hayes Lowe
Parents:  Berry Wade Lowe and Susan Hayes Lowe
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Mary Black Hospital in Spartanburg
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 22, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and Thursday, July 24, page 5, col. 3


Name:     Walter Preston Gunter
Parents:  John Wesley and Louise Whittington Gunter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Brownsville, SC
Date of Death: Monday, July 21, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens Mausoleum (retired U. S. Air Force, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 24, 1997, page 5, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Johnnie LaVon Townsend
Parents:  Leola Townsend
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 24, 1997, page 5, col. 2  


Name:      Ruby Lewellen Hayes
Parents:  James and Emma Bailey Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, July 22, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 24, 1997, page 5, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Michael Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 41
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Saturday    house fire
Place of Death:  Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 1, col. 3, 4, 5 and 6   


Name:     Mattie Gertrude McCall
Parents:  Mattie Scott McCall and Daniel Robert McCall
Date of Birth/Age:  July 8, 1905
Place of Birth:  Clio, SC
Date of Death: Services Wednesday, June 30, 1997
Place of Death: 
Place of Burial:  McCall Family plot in St. Paul’s Methodist Church Cemetery in Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 1 


Name:    Sarah Goodwin Sawyer
Parents:  Vernie W. and Leila Watson Goodwin
Spouse:  John B. Sawyer
Date of Birth/Age:  Jan. 25, 1921
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, July 23, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion Nursing Center
Place of Burial:  Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 1   


Name:     Rhodolph A. Best (as published)
Parents:  David H. Best and Betty Stokley Best of Warsaw
Spouse:  Ammie Mathews Best (as published)
Date of Birth:  August, 29, 1915
Date of Death: Friday, July 25, 1997
Place of Death: Sampson Regional Hospital in Clinton
Place of Burial:  Devotional Gardens of Warsaw, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Everette B. Grainger
Parents:  William Joe and Ella Huggins Grainger
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, July 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Hariot Pitts Lynn
Parents:  Laurens Dorrah and Lillian Miller Pitts
Spouse:  William Gordon Lynn
Date of Birth/Age:  March 26, 1917
Place of Birth:  Rock Hill
Date of Death: Saturday, July 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Nancy Jean Long Jarrett
Parents:  James Robert and Lillian Stanton Long
Spouse:  James Paul Jarrett
Date of Birth:  December 5, 1948
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Wednesday, July 23, 1997
Place of Death:  Kadlac Hospital in Richland, Washington
Place of Burial:  Dothan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Gene Powell
Parents:  Otis and Nadine Byrd Powell
Date of Birth:  Sept. 25, 1933
Place of Birth:  Pelham, GA
Date of Death: Sunday, July 27, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Mount Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 29, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Mary Crawford Smith
Parents:  Vennie and Smarty Godfrey
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  New Zion A. M. E. Zion Church Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 31, 1997, page 6, col. 5   


AUGUST


Name:     Donald N. Goodwin
Parents:  Howard Goodwin and Ruth Pratt Turner
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 45
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, August 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia
Place of Burial:  Sumter Cemetery (article headlined Pinewood)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 5, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Rex Wright
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth:  of Darlington
Date of Death: Saturday    auto wreck
Place of Death:  near Dillon     
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 5, 1997, page1, col. 5 and 6 


Name:      Jennifer Sides
Place of Birth:  of Marietta, Ga.
Date of Death: Saturday    auto wreck
Place of Death:  near Dillon
Place of Burial:  Marietta, Ga.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 5, 1997, page1, col. 5 and 6    


Name:     Willie James Sweat
Parents:  Rufus Sweat and Annie Herring Sweat
Spouse:  Lizzie C. Sweat
Date of Birth:  January 16, 1920
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1and 2   


Name:     Dolly Keith Hyatt
Parents:  Jim Keith and Molly Rebecca Jones Keith
Date of Birth:  April 20, 1911
Place of Birth: Florence County
Date of Death: Tuesday, August 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens in Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 7, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Earl G. Johnson Sr.
Parents:  Flora Page and Willie Johnson
Spouse:  Annie Ruth Johnson
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Cotton Valley Cemetery in Robeson County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 7, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Linda Faye Cox
Parents:  Julius Cox Sr. and Mattie Collins Cox
Date of Birth:  March 22, 1947
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Wilson Clinic
Place of Burial:  Snead Cemetery (article headlined Hamer)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 12, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Jack Powers
Parents:  Robert and Aileen Byrd Powers
Date of Birth:  August 5, 1946
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Friday, August 8, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence in Grover, NC
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 12, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:      Betsy C. Huggins
Parents:  Henry Lee and Nora Lee Norris Carter
Spouse:  Jerry Lee Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Chadbourn, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday, August 6, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 12, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Sarah H. Peterson
Parents:  Charles E. and Minnie Dusenberry Haselden
Date of Birth:  August 28, 1912
Place of Birth:  Sellers, SC
Date of Death: Tuesday, August 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Dundee Nursing Home in Bennettsville
Place of Burial:  Kannaday’s Funeral Home of Latta in charge of arrangements
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 12, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     James Henry Locklear
Parents:  David Locklear and Rita Jane Scott
Spouse:  Bonnie Locklear
Date of Birth:  June 1, 1929
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death: Sunday, August 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Melodyland Faith Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 12, 1997, page 4, col. 4, 5 and 6   


Name:     Jacob Radford Brayboy
Parents:  Dinious and Mahalia Brayboy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Aiken
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville
Place of Burial:  New Zion A. M. E. Zion Church Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 14, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Evelyn Mae Hill
Parents:  Hubbard Bass and Doris Lee Gibson
Date of Birth:  June 17, 1934
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, August 12, 1997
Place of Death:  Century Care Nursing Home in Laurinburg, NC
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 14, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Louise McLaurin Stewart
Parents:  G. G. and Inez Ragsdale McLaurin
Spouse:  James T. Stewart
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Monday, August 18, 1997
Place of Death:  her home (article headlined Greenville, SC)
Place of Burial:  Coleman Memorial Cemetery, Travelers Rest
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 19, 1997, page 4, col. 4


Name:     Charlie Franklin Simmons Sr.
Parents:  Henry Abner Simmons and Kate White Simmons
Spouse: Flora Hickman Simmons
Date of Birth:  July 29, 1908
Place of Birth:  St. Clair Springs, Alabama
Date of Death: Saturday, August 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 19, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Ira Wilson Roberts
Parents:  Archie and Alverta Roberts
Date of Birth:  April 29, 1928
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death: August 13, 1997
Place of Burial:  Saint Mark Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillon    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 19, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Bertha Bethea
Parents:  Ezekiel Smith and Henerieta D. Smith
Spouse:  Russel Bethea (as published)
Date of Birth/Age:  January, 11, 1911
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: August 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Sunny Acres Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 19, 1997, page 4, col. 6  


Name:     William Henry “Chavis” Williamson
Parents:  Ruth Caulder Williamson and Lily Williamson
Date of Birth:  Jan. 26, 1945
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Century
Place of Burial:  Services in Cooper Funeral Home Chapel (U. S. Army veteran, Vietnam War)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     William R. Hinds
Spouse:  Jean Hinds
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  native of Marion and Dillon, of Great Falls, Va.
Date of Death: Friday, Aug. 15, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Great Falls, Va.
Place of Burial:  Arlington National Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Dr. Jack Bryon Williams
Parents:  Vernon and Eutha Williams
Spouse:  Eleanor Williams
Date of Birth:  Feb. 19, 1924
Place of Birth: Decatur, Ga.
Date of Death: Aug. 8, 1997
Place of Death:  Naples, Florida
Place of Burial:  Memorial service at Covenant Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 21, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Lora Murphy Munnerelyn
Parents:  Ola Faye Patterson Johnson and Clifton H. Murphy
Spouse:  John Munnerlyn of Latta
Date of Birth/Age:  May 21, 1962
Place of Birth:  Pontotoc, MS
Date of Death: Saturday, August 23, 1997    auto accident
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Hebron Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1997, page 4, col. 3 


Name:     Russell N. Rogers
Parents:  Nelton and Shirley Page Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  F. Hood, Texas
Date of Death: Sunday, August 24, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4   


Name:  Guy Lewis Gillespie    
Parents:  Ben and Pinky McCallum Gillespie
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Saturday, August 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Baltimore, MD
Place of Burial:  Salem Cemetery (article headlined Rowland, NC)    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5


Name:      Lola Arnette Wilder
Spouse:  John (Jack) Stephen Wilder Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday, July 31, 1997
Place of Death:  Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD.
Place of Burial:  Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Ga.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Vivian Jeanette Helton
Parents:  William Green McKenzie and Phoebe Stamp McKenzie
Date of Birth:  March 27, 1918
Place of Birth: Champagne, Illinois
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Centerville, Ohio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1997, page 4, col. 6 


Name:     David McKenzie
Parents:  Audra and Willie McKenzie
Spouse:  Evelyn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Sentora General Hospital, Norfolk, Va.
Place of Burial:  Fitch Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Va. in charge
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 28, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Blanchie Harlee
Parents:  Flora Harlee Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 28, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5   


Name:      Larry Nathaniel Cobb
Parents:  Mary Frances and James Cobb
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Article headlined Hamer
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 28, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


SEPTEMBER


Name:     Ravenel Scott
Parents:  Willie Scott and Reecy Owens Scott
Spouse:  Willadean Porter Scott
Date of Birth:  April 29, 1922
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery (WW II Army Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:     Carol Edwin Hayes
Parents:  Lacy L. Hayes and Hallie Newsome Hayes
Spouse:  Annie K. Hayes
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1927
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (WW II Navy Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Kenneth O. Cottingham
Parents:  Thomas Oliver Cottingham and Dorothy Cottingham
Spouse:  Debra Venters Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Friday, August 28, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Florence)
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5 and Thursday, September 4, page 4, col. 6


Name:     Ruth Crawford Paige
Parents:  Willie Joe Crawford and Hattie Ruth Crawford
Spouse:  Thomas Paige
Date of Birth:  Feb. 18, 1934
Place of Birth: Dillon 
Date of Death: Thursday, August 26, 1997
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 6  


Name:     Martha Traynham Wohlnick
Parents:  Charles Reuben and Clara Patrick Traynham
Spouse:  Theodore Wohlnick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Clarkton
Date of Death: Sunday, Aug. 31, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Burlington
Place of Burial:  Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston, Va.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 4, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4


Name:     Kathleen Ward Songer
Spouse:  Ward Malcolm Songer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Giles Memorial Hospital (article headlined Pembroke)
Place of Burial:  Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, VA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 4   


Name:      Robah Gray Heggie Jr.
Parents:  Ruby Fort and Robah Gray Heggie of Fork
Spouse:  Jane Ball Heggie of Columbia
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Fork, SC
Date of Death: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997
Place of Death:(article headlined Columbia)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Park (Korean Conflict)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Lottie Lee Smith
Parents:  Stafford Lee and Nettie Jackson Lee
Date of Birth:  August 2, 1915
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, Sept. 4, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:     Nancy Bell Thomas
Parents:  Henrietta Morgan
Spouse:  George Thomas
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 5 


Name:      Luvertis Alford
Parents:  Sweetie Mae Wright and James A. Alford
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: August 27, 1997
Place of Death:  Trenton, NJ
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill Church Cemetery, Latta    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     James Matthew Bethea
Parents:  Amandus Conyers Bethea and Mack Bethea
Date of Birth: Jan. 22, 1971
Place of Birth:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital in Dillon
Date of Death: Services Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Garden        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 6 


Name:     Cornelius Graham
Parents:  Herbert and Ida Grahm
Spouse:  Sarah Lee Graham
Date of Birth:  Feb. 13, 1927
Place of Birth: Florence County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Garden        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 9, 1997, page 4, col. 6 


Name:     Glenn Ansel Stackhouse Sr.
Parents:  Annie Lee Alford Stackhouse and Marcus Marvin Stackhouse
Spouse:  Agnes Cleveland Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon, of Spartanburg
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Spartanburg
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 11, 1997, page 4, col. 2, 3 and 4  


Name:     Sallie Norton Hughes
Parents:  Julius McDonald and Sally Gilbert Norton
Spouse:  E. Shuler Hughes
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Bingham
Date of Death: Saturday, September 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 1   


Name:     Odie H. Christenburg
Parents:  Mack Eli Hinson and Eller Hamilton Hinson
Spouse:  Jay Christenburg
Date of Birth:  March 4, 1911
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Martha Lee Cole
Parents:  Wilson Carmichael and Blanche Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age:  Sept. 8, 1937
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Place of Burial: Services Friday, Sept. 12, 1997, Spring Hill Cemetery, Dillon     AA 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Gloria Ann Rowell Winestock
Parents:  Eddie and Sallie Mae McRae Rowell
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Place of Burial:  Services Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, St. Mary Cemetery        AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Melrose Calhoun Jordan
Parents:  John and Mamie Calhoun Graham
Spouse:  Quincy Jordan
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Services were held Monday
Place of Death:  her home in Lake View
Place of Burial:  Memorial services House of Thomas Funeral Home Chapel    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 4   


Name:     Ruth Quick Williamson
Date of Birth:  August 24, 1911
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 16, 1997, page 3, col. 4, 5 and 6   


Name:     Susannah Powers Caulder
Parents:  Isom Powers and Lula Sweat Powers
Spouse:  Lacy Caulder
Date of Birth:  May 28, 1908
Place of Birth: Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday September 18, 1997, page 3, col. 1 


Name:     J. Carlisle Berry
Parents:  James Stafford Berry Sr. and Ida Reason Berry
Spouse:  first to Janie Bailey Berry, second to  Merna Wilson Batts Berry
Date of Birth: Nov. 11, 1913
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday September 18, 1997, page 3, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     John W. Stackhouse
Parents:  Mary Rowsie Stackhouse and Milton Steed Stackhouse of Dillon, SC
Date of Birth: July 28, 1933
Place of Birth:  Walterboro, SC
Date of Death: Sunday, July 27, 1997
Place of Death:  his Atlanta home
Place of Burial:  Kannady Funeral Home in charge
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 2 and 3 


Name:     Bonnie Faye McKenzie
Parents:  David McKenzie and Gladys Parker McKenzie
Date of Birth:  April 13, 1954
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday, Sept. 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Saleeby Center in Hartsville
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 3   


Name:     Eudora Bryant Jolley
Parents:  James T. and Lollie Wilson Bryant (as published)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  native of Rutherford Co., NC
Date of Death: Sept. 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Green River Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 3 and 4 


Name:     David H. Rouse
Parents:  Clarence R. and Polly Rogers Rouse
Spouse:  Dorothy Garris Rouse
Date of Birth: March 6, 1924
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Watson Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Mose Lee Sr.
Parents:  Henrietta and Mose Lee
Spouse:  Corise Briggs Lee (as published)
Date of Birth: Feb. 12, 1903
Date of Death: Sept. 16
Place of Death:  Marion Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Asbury United Methodist Church, Clio, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 5  


Name:     J. Victor (Vic) Smith
Parents:  James William and Tracy Foley Smith
Spouse:  Peggy S. Smith
Date of Birth: May 6, 1949
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997
Place of Death:  North Carolina
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, page 6, col. 5


Name:     Charlie Lee Bracey
Place of Death:  a New Jersey hospital
Place of Burial:  Services Sunday at New Bethel Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 25, 1997, page 3, col. 2   


Name:     Alice Yvonne Vereen
Parents:  Alatha Berrington Patterson and John Kelly Patterson
Date of Birth: Feb. 28, 1959
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 25, 1997, page 3, col. 2  


Name:     Lena Rhoad McCormac
Parents: Daniel and Ella Durr Rhoad
Spouse:  Elias Alford McCormac
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Bamberg County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 25, 1997, page 3, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     John F. Oxendine
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  of Rowland
Date of Death: Saturday    auto wreck
Place of Death:  near Biscoe, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 1, col. 6 


Name:     George Washington Freeman
Parents:  Dock and Florence Freeman
Place of Birth:  Fair Bluff, NC
Place of Burial: Saturday, September 27, 1997, Butler Branch Cemetery (U. S. Army)     AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Joseph Preston Inman
Parents:  Joseph Raymond Inman and Amelia Thompson Inman
Spouse:  Leoma Scott Inman
Date of Birth:  November 26, 1924
Place of Birth: Robeson County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass.
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery, Rowland, NC (WW II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Sadie Whittington O’Neal
Parents:  L. M. and Addie W. Whittington
Spouse:  T. A. O’Neal Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 95
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday, September 23, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Blenheim
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Sally Cottingham Hyatt
Parents:  Marvin Cottingham and Cora Huggins Cottingham
Date of Birth: June 28, 1907
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, September 25, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 4   


Name:     Carvie Hunt
Parents:  Andrew and Madge McDowell Hunt
Spouse:  Nellie Powers Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Wednesday, September 24, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion Nursing Center (article headlined Marion)
Place of Burial:  Little Bless Holiness Church Cemetery in Oak Grove
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 4   


Name:     Daniel Herbert Nance
Date of Birth: May 21, 1925
Place of Birth:  Marietta, NC
Date of Death: September 3, 1997
Place of Death:  Grove, Texas (article headlined Texas)
Place of Burial:  Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Niches, Texas (WW II veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 30, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


OCTOBER


Name:     Sylvia Herring Poston
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Lemmie Herring
Spouse:  Roger E. Poston
Date of Birth/Age:  age 33
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: St. Eugene Hospital, Dillon, SC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4 


Name:     Clyde Willis Poole
Parents:  John Henry and Elise Huggins Poole
Spouse:  Mary P. Poole
Date of Birth: 1929, Age: 68
Place of Birth:  McColl, SC
Date of Death: Tuesday, September 30, 1997
Place of Death:  Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro
Place of Burial:  Clinton Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4, 5 and 6   


Name:     Clifford Augustus Davis
Parents:  George P. and Lois Anna Gilleon Davis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth:  Mississippi
Date of Death: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Newberry County Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rosemont Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 2, 1997, page 14, col. 6   


Name:     J. T. Nolan
Parents:  Hattie Nolan Kersey
Spouse:  Vickie Nolan
Date of Birth: April 1, 1940
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Latta)
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 2, 1997, page 14, col. 6 and Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1


Name:     Archie McLean
Parents:  Archie and Frankie McLean
Spouse:  Ruth McLean
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery (World War II & Korean conflict veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and Thursday, October 9, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Mary Jones Brock
Parents:  James Paul Jones and Harriet McLaurin Jones
Spouse:  Selcer R. Brock Sr.
Date of Birth:  June 13, 1913
Place of Birth:  McFarland, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, October 2, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Brocks Mill Baptist Church Cemetery in Brocks Mill
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1   


Name:     Lamar William “Billy” McLaurin
Parents:  Lamar Wolfe and Myrtle Cline McLaurin
Spouse:  Verna Woodle McLaurin of Clio
Date of Birth: December 4, 1933
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday, October 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Marlboro Park Hospital
Place of Burial:  Red Bluff Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1   


Name:     James Fletcher Hodge
Parents:  John Walter Hodge and Emma Wallace Hodge
Spouse:  Gloria Jane Locklear Hodge of Dillon
Date of Birth: May 25, 1915
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday, October 3, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Melody Land Faith Chapel Cemetery (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2 & Tuesday, October 14, page 4, col. 3 and 4   


Name:     Janie S. Johnson
Parents:  Jasper Wade and Lue Etta Grainger Strickland
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth:  Pleasant View Community in Horry County
Date of Death: October 3, 1997
Place of Death:  The Pines Nursing facility
Place of Burial:  Rehoboth United Methodist Church Cemetery (article headlined Nichols)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Cynthia Gerelle Beedie
Parents:  Mary F. Wilkerson and Ferman Horne
Date of Birth: June 11, 1950 
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday, October 5, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     James Lee “Sonny” Wilson
Parents:  Johnny Wilson and Ella Blount Wilson
Spouse:  Gladys Wilson
Date of Birth:  June 13, 1946
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday, October 2
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greater Highway Church Cemetery, Rowland    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 7, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Simeon William Caulder “Sim”
Parents:  step mother, Lila Caulder
Spouse:  Rose Tysinger
Place of Birth:  Dillon County and of Davidson County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  High Point Regional Hospital (article headlined Thomasville)
Place of Burial:  Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery (U. S. Army, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 9, 1997, page 4, col. 3, 4 and 5  


Name:     William Gordon Lynn
Parents:  Ernest Redman and Minnie Eleanor Lynn
Spouse:  Hariot Pitts Lynn
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Greenville County
Date of Death: Saturday, October 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (Army veteran, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Elizabeth Arnette
Parents:  Clyde Gene Arnette Jr. and Kimberly Williams Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Wednesday, October 8, 1997
Place of Death:  Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins
Place of Burial:  Memorial service at Allnut Funeral Service
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Fred Douglas Clark
Parents:  Daisy Alford and James Clark
Spouse:  Lennese Graves (as published)
Date of Birth:  November 14, 1927
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: October 6, 1997
Place of Burial:  New Zion A. M. E. Zion Church Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 4   


Name:     Willie Dalton Long Jr.
Parents:  Willie Dalton Sr. and Annie Mae Watts Long
Spouse:  Mary Frances McPherson Long of Columbia
Date of Birth: April 19, 1952
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday, October 12, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Columbia
Place of Burial:  Southland Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 5   


Name:     Ruth Love Malone
Parents:  Giles Henry and Mary Katherine Tart Love
Spouse:  James Christopher Malone
Date of Birth:  October 12, 1894
Place of Birth:  Oak Grove Community of Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Columbia
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Roy S. Bracey
Parents:  Alfred Duckery Bracey and Mary McLendon Bracey
Spouse:  Julia Huggins Bracey
Date of Birth: July 22, 1909
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: October 12, 1997
Place of Death:  Dundee Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery (U. S. Army veteran, World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 14, 1997, page 4, col. 6


Name:      Rosa Ivey
Parents:  Van and Mollie Thompson Harelson
Spouse:  Wister Ivey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 91
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, October 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 1  


Name:     Zdenka Grunfeld Robich
Parents:  Theodore and Teresia Kohn Grunfeld
Spouse:  John Marcel Robich
Date of Birth/Age: Feb. 13, 1914
Place of Birth:  Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Date of Death: Monday, October 20, 1997
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Place of Burial:  Memorial services in Cooper Funeral Home Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Gladys Darmon Yarborough
Parents:  Luther and Daisy Christmas Darmon
Spouse:  Harry Yarborough
Date of Birth/Age:  Nov. 30, 1935
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, October 19, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Marion)
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     James Willie McNair Jr.
Parents:  James Willie and Edith McNair
Spouse:  Thelma Townsend McNair
Date of Birth/Age:  December 3, 1935
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: October 15, 1997
Place of Death:  his home
Place of Burial:  Services at New Covenant Free Rock Church, Clio, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 4  


Name:     Fancy Snipes Lewis
Parents:  Dock Snipes and Hannah Lewis Snipes
Spouse:  James N. Lewis
Date of Birth/Age:  August 2, 1910
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday, October 19, 1997
Place of Death:  Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia
Place of Burial:  Gapway Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Gilbert Earl Hunt
Parents:  Wilbert Hunt and Nancy S. Hunt
Spouse:  Zelma Freeman Hunt
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1932
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, October 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Southeastern Medical Center (article headlined Lumberton)
Place of Burial:  Floyd Funeral Services, Fairmont in charge
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 21, 1997, page 4, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     Bobbie Jewell Miller
Parents:  Louise Miller
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, October 23, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 28, 1997, page 7, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Margaret Owens Caulder
Parents:  John Owens and Julia Coates Owens
Date of Birth:  September 11, 1915
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, October 26, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 28, 1997, page 7, col. 5 and 6 


Name:     Daniel Carter Ray
Parents:  Steve Ray and Cindy Blackard
Date of Birth: July 22, 1985
Date of Death: October 13
Place of Death:  Mississippi         traffic accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 30, 1997, page 4A, col. 1 


Name:     Louise Hodges Barnes
Parents:  Flossie Larrimore and William Gaston Hodges Sr.
Spouse:  Robert Lawrence Barnes
Date of Birth:  Sept. 16, 1914
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County, SC
Date of Death: Wednesday, October 29, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 30, 1997, page 4A, col. 1 and 2  


 NOVEMBER
 
 
Name:     Michael Nathaniel Brown Jr.
Parents:  Dr. Michael N. Brown Sr. and step-mother Mary Blasser Brown
Date of Birth: July 28, 1980
Place of Birth:  Charleston, SC
Date of Death: Sunday, November 2, 1997
Place of Death:  Chattanooga, TN
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 4, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Billy Ray Lee
Parents:  Rosie Norton Lang and Edward Lee
Spouse:  Helen Ann Lee
Date of Birth: September 7, 1954
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, November 2, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 4, 1997, page 4, col. 2   


Name:     Sadie Horton Moody
Parents:  John Horton and Annie Berry Horton
Date of Birth:  October 7, 1906
Place of Birth: Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 4, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Arthur Zelma Law
Parents:  John Law and Sarah Scott Law
Spouse:  Annie Laurie Law of Dillon
Date of Birth: October 13, 1915
Place of Birth:  Berkley County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Southland Health Center
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 4, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:     Mary Jane Chichester Davis
Parents:  Israel and Anna Mae Burch Chichester
Spouse:  Daniel Inman Davis
Date of Birth: July 24, 1922 
Place of Birth:  Long Island, NY
Date of Death: Friday, October 31, 1997
Place of Death:  Conway Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery (article headlined Marion)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 4, 1997, page 4, col. 3  


Name:    Rev. Larry Dean Johnson, Jr.
Parents:  John Willie Johnson and Maggie L. Manning
Spouse:  Arlene Brown
Date of Birth: March 2, 1959
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday, November 5
Place of Death: McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1997, page 3A, col. 1 and Tuesday, November 11, page 1, col. 1 and page 4, col. 2 and Thursday, November 13, page 5, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Raymond Lee Cumbee Sr.
Spouse:  Gladys McLean Cumbee of Rowland
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  New Hanover Hospital at Wilmington
Place of Burial:  Service at McKenzie Funeral Home in Whiteville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1997, page 3A, col. 1  


Name:     Darlene Marie Woods
Parents:  Hattie Lee Woods and Rev. Randolph S. Gurley
Date of Birth:  August 4, 1980
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: November 1, 1997
Place of Death:  Medical University Hospital in Charleston, SC
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Clio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1997, page 3A, col. 1  


Name:     Carole Riggs Andrews
Parents:  Edward Riggs and Susie B. Lorell of Westminster, Maryland
Spouse:  Charles E. Andrews
Date of Birth: February 10, 1940
Place of Birth:  Baltimore, Maryland
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1997, page 3A, col. 1 and 2 


Name:     Melinda Sierra Locklear
Parents:  Shelly Rose Locklear and Mark Sealy
Date of Birth/Age:  February 2, 1993
Place of Birth:  Dillon, South Carolina
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  UNC Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill
Place of Burial:  Benson Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Rowland
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 6, 1997, page 3A, col. 2  


Name:     Luther Boyd Rogers Jr.
Parents:  Luther B. Rogers and Janie Bethea Rogers
Spouse:  Polly Breeden Rogers
Date of Birth: September 18, 1913
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday, November 7, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery in Latta (Army veteran of World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Nina Annas Lee
Parents:  Ila Hutchinson Annas and Rufus Alexander Annas
Spouse:  William C. Lee of Hamer
Date of Birth: April 22, 1930
Place of Birth:  Albemarle, NC
Date of Death: Thursday, November 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at Kentyre Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 1  


Name:     William M. “Bill” Coleman Jr.
Parents:  William M. Coleman and Polly Collins Coleman
Spouse:  Elizabeth Gaddy Coleman of Latta
Date of Birth: August 23, 1918
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: Thursday, November 6, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center in Marion
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery (World War II veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 1 and 2  


Name:     Lloyd Benjamin Powers
Parents:  Gary Powers and Juanita Greer Powers
Spouse:  Betty Jean Herring Powers
Date of Birth: September 5, 1931
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 2  


Name:     Mildred Rebecca Williamson McClain
Parents:  Duncan L. and Mary Jane Carmichael Williamson
Date of Birth: April 13, 1919
Place of Birth:  Hamer, SC
Date of Death: Thursday, November 6, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Hamer)
Place of Burial:  Memorial services at Kentyre Presbyterian Church (Army Nursing Corp veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 3  


Name:     Robin Elizabeth Coward
Parents:  Robbie Coward and Lisa Elizabeth Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: infant
Date of Death: Tuesday, November 4, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 3 and Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 4


Name:     Lula Mae Richardson Rowell
Spouse:  Franklin Evans Rowell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Little Rock)
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 4 and Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 6


Name:     Jack Campbell
Parents:  Lottie Budget
Place of Birth:  Lake City, SC
Date of Death: Thursday, November 3, 1997
Place of Death:  his home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Steve F. Cox
Parents:  Esther Davis and Foster Cox
Spouse:  Elnora K. Cox
Date of Birth: December 4, 1951
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, November 8, 1997
Place of Death:  Manchester State Park
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 5 and 6  


Name:     Joyce “Happy” Bullard
Date of Birth: May 21, 1937
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday, November 9, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Marion)
Place of Burial:  Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, page 3, col. 6  


Name:     Larry McMillan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 17
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Monday    auto accident
Place of Death:  Article headlined Bennettsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 4, col. 2  


Name:     Elmer Thomas McCallum
Parents:  James Elmer McCallum and Anne Gravely McCallum
Spouse:  Annie G. McCallum
Date of Birth:  October 18, 1928
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery, Rowland, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 1  


Name:    Eutha Gaddy Bennett
Parents:  John D. and Ada Hyatt Gaddy
Spouse:  James Bennett
Date of Birth:  May 12, 1933
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, November 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Community General Hospital in Thomasville (article headlined Denton, NC)
Place of Burial:  Holly Hill Cemetery in Thomasville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 1, 2 and 3  


Name:     Lila McCormick
Parents:  Fairley McCormick and Carrie Stone McCormick
Date of Birth/Age:  October 7, 1911
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday, November 12
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 3  


Name:     Isabelle Altman Yeapanis
Parents:  Jessie Martin and Annie Floyd Wallace Altman
Spouse:  Andrew Yeapanis
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1909
Place of Birth: Dunn, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 3 


Name:     Elizabeth Adelle Murray Townsend
Parents:  Basil Murray and Thelma Harris Murray
Date of Birth:  May 25, 1922
Place of Birth: Granville County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday, November 11, 1997
Place of Death:  her residence (article headlined Rowland, NC)
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 13, 1997, page 5, col. 5 


Name:     Dr. Catherine (Kacky) Sanders Cox
Parents:  Dr. Carl M. Sanders Sr. and Metha Schnaidt Sanders
Spouse:  Lexton Ivey Cox
Date of Birth:  September 30, 1925
Place of Birth: Sumter
Date of Death: Sunday, November 16
Place of Death:  Carolinas Hospital System, Cedar Tower in Florence
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 18, 1997, page 3, col. 1 and 2 


Name:     Earl Jacob Kirby
Parents:  Dudley Kirby and Annie Herring Kirby
Spouse:  Helen Kirby
Date of Birth:  May 28, 1927
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, November 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence
Place of Burial:  Riverside (U. S. Army veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 18, 1997, page 3, col. 2   


Name:     Eddie McRae Sr.
Parents:  James Lewis and Eva McRae
Spouse:  May McRae of Sunny Acres
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday, November 11, 1997
Place of Death:  Marion County Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 18, 1997, page 3, col. 2 and 3   


Name:     Oscar Gene Carter Jr.
Parents:  Oscar Gene Carter and Kim Diane Rogers Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery (article headlined Latta)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 18, 1997, page 3, col. 3   


Name:     Aileen Reese Smith
Parents:  Dr. Joseph H. Leila Easterling Reese
Spouse:  Eugene M. Smith
Date of Birth: April 271901
Place of Birth:  Tatum
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  The Pines Nursing Home in Dillon
Place of Burial:  McCall Cemetery in Bennettsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 18, 1997, page 3, col. 3   


Name:     Hagood Craig Herring
Parents:  Iris Moody Herring and Leon Hagood Herring
Date of Birth: July 1, 1944
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Saleeby Center in Hartsville
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 20, 1997, page 6, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Terry Levene McPhatter
Parents:  Douglas McPhatter and Shelby Hulon McPhatter Hurst
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1960
Place of Birth: Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Acworth, Georgia
Place of Burial:  Carter Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 20, 1997, page 6, col. 4 and 5  


Name:     Kathryn Hasty Stevens
Parents:  Aileen Porter Hasty and Arthur Franklin Hasty Sr.
Spouse:  Gentry Stevens of Springfield, Va.
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1925
Place of Birth: Dillon 
Date of Death: Friday, November 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Alexandria Hospital in Springfield, Va.
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 3   


Name:     Jackie Stackhouse
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Steed Stackhouse
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 3  


Name:     B. O. Berry
Date of Death: Monday, November 24
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 3   


Name:     James Luther Taylor
Parents:  Luther Delton Taylor and Edith Meggs Taylor
Date of Birth:  May 14, 1931
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Richland Memorial Hospital
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 3  


Name:      Willie McCall
Parents:  LeVance and Ida Mae McCall
Spouse:  Susie
Date of Birth/Age:  September 13, 1945
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday, November 13, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Clio, SC    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     Willie Lee Nelson
Parents:  Irene Nelson and James Lee Nelson
Spouse:  Agnes McCoy
Date of Birth/Age:  April 18, 1955
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: November 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery, Latta    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 4 and 5


Name:     Rosie Bell Stewart
Parents:  James and Ila Smith Brown
Spouse:  Henry Stewart
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 5  


Name:     Lester McNeil
Parents:  Zerno McNeil and Leatha Hill McNeil
Spouse:  Iva Lee McNeil
Date of Birth:  April 27, 1920
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday, November 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 25, 1997, page 7, col. 5  


DECEMBER

 
Name:     Sallie McColl McRae Bennett
Parents:  Daniel C. McRae and Ida McColl McRae
Spouse:  John L. “Jack” Bennett
Date of Birth:  December 14, 1898
Place of Birth: Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Presbyterian Home of SC
Place of Burial:  McLucas Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 1 (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy) 


Name:     Emma Stackhouse
Parents:  Robert McCormick and Virgil Hagar
Spouse:  Barney Stackhouse
Date of Birth: May 6, 1893
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday, November 23, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 1  (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy) 


Name:  William Thomas Pittman
Parents: Adar and Blanche Cottingham Pittman
Spouse:  Louise Pittman
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1920
Place of Birth:  Dillon, SC
Date of Death:  November 3
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Linda Lee Ammons
Parents:  Dorothy Rush Ross and Oscar B. Ross
Spouse:  Jesse Ammons
Date of Birth:  August 13, 1943
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Carolinas Cedar Towers
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Jacqueline “Randy” Wallace
Parents:  Robert E. Wallace and Frances Melton Wallace
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 21
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday, Nov. 21, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Dillon
Place of Burial:  Berea Baptist Church Cemetery, Oates Community
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 2    (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Kellar Bracey
Parents:  Grady Bracey and Lillie Mae Locklear Bracey
Date of Birth: May 1, 1926
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery (World War II veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 2    (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Banna Linker Ayers
Parents:  Hugh R. Linker and Addie Blackwelder Linker
Spouse:  Ernest Glen Ayers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Concord, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997
Place of Death: Tuomey Regional Medical Center (article headlined Sumter)
Place of Burial: Ayers Cemetery, Rowland, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3 (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     David Graham Hayes
Parents:  William Preston Hayes and Gladys Hood Hayes
Spouse:  Jerri J. Hayes
Date of Birth: October 1, 1944
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery (SC National Guard Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 3   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:  Christopher Lance Ivey Jr.   
Parents:  Christopher Lance Ivey Sr. and Juanita Huggins Ivey
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Sunday, November 23, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:    Brighton Olee Berry
Parents:  James Franklin and Mary Ida Ellis Berry
Spouse:  Katie S. Berry
Date of Birth: August 15, 1901
Place of Birth:  Zion Community of Marion County
Date of Death: Monday, Nov. 24, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:      Henrietta Bass
Parents:  Thomas J. Bass and Lois Atkinson Bass
Date of Birth/Age:  March 20, 1922
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997
Place of Death:  Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Fork
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4    (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Halene Crawford
Date of Birth: June 18, 1908 
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997
Place of Death:  Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton (article headlined Rowland)
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 2, 1997, page 4, col. 4    (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Vincent Johnson
Parents:  Joseph and Mary Frances Campbell Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem
Place of Burial:  Road Side Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4, 1997, page 4, col. 1 (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     Myrtle Woolf Burdin
Parents:  Frank Forrest and Clementine McDonald Woolf
Place of Birth: New York
Date of Death: Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997
Place of Death:  a SC hospital
Place of Burial:  New Live Oak Cemetery,
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4, 1997, page 4, col. 1 and 2  (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     James L. Berry, Sr.
Parents:  Thomas Reedy Berry and Nellie Mae Ballard Berry from Oak Grove and Latta
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Monday, Nov. 24, 1997
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  Westview Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 4, 1997, page 4, col. 3   (missing on the microfilm - data from the hard copy)


Name:     M. Douglas Hamilton Sr.
Parents:  Pierce Hamilton and Flossie Mamie Cottingham Hamilton
Spouse:  Ruby Glasgow Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday, December 8, 1997
Place of Death:  V. A. Medical Center, Durham, NC
Place of Burial:  Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery (WWII Army veteran)  (article headlined Burlington, NC)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 9, 1997, page 4, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Bishop Rogers Bowers
Parents:  J. W. Rogers and Cora Lazetta Powers Rogers
Date of Birth: January 3, 1924
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday, December 3
Place of Death:  her residence
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 9, 1997, page 4, col. 3   


Name:     Marie A. Leonard
Parents:  Thomas and Marie Allen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday, December 3, 1997
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 9, 1997, page 4, col. 3 and 4  


Name:     James Lee Headen
Parents:  Odessa P. Headen and Edward Headen
Spouse:  Emma McRae Thomas Headen
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  his residence
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery    AA (US Army Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 9, 1997, page 4, col. 4 and 5   


Name:     John Henry Ford
Parents:  Jethro Ford and Elvera Ford
Date of Birth:  May 22, 1962
Date of Death: Tuesday, December 2, 1997
Place of Death:  Saint Eugene Community Hospital, Dillon
Place of Burial:  Roadside Memorial Gardens of Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 9, 1997, page 4, col. 5  


Name:      Craig Stephen Sellers
Place of Birth:  of Latta
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Article headlined Latta
Place of Burial:  Shipman Funeral Home will announce arrangements (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 1, col. 1 and 2   


Name:     Ralph H. Allen
Parents:  Harley Allen and Fronnie Jackson Allen
Spouse:  Lois Hinson Allen
Date of Birth: May 29, 1931
Place of Birth:  Latta, SC
Date of Death: Sunday, December 14, 1997
Place of Death:  Greensville Memorial Hospital, Emporia, Va.
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 5, col. 1  


Name:     Katie F. Humphrey
Parents:  Alvie Smith “B” and Lennie Gardner Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Saturday, December 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Ford Family Cemetery, Fairmont, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 5, col. 1   


Name:     Calvin McRae
Parents:  Thad and Anna McNeil McRae
Spouse:  Lillie M. McRae
Date of Birth: December 22, 1922
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday, December 13, 1997
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Rest Haven Cemetery (WWII veteran)    AA
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 5, col. 1 and 2 and Thursday, December 18, page 2, col. 3  


Name:     Pearlie Mae Bethea
Parents:  Robert Townsend and Jessie B. Holden Townsend
Spouse:  Lawrence Bethea
Date of Death: December 10, 1997
Place of Death:  Pines Nursing Home, Dillon
Place of Burial:  St. Matthew A. M. E. Church Cemetery, Hamer   
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 5, col. 2, 3 and 4  


Name:     Lester Bryan Cook
Parents:  Gibson and Alene McDowell Cook
Spouse:  Debbie Grice Cook
Date of Birth:  January 1, 1948
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  McLeod Regional Medical Center
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, page 5, col. 5 and 6   


Name:     G. Keith Inman
Parents:  Gene E. and Patricia Mitchell Inman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 41
Place of Birth:  Raleigh, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday, December 16, 1997
Place of Death:  Article headlined Loris
Place of Burial:  Old Fairmont Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 18, 1997, page 2, col. 2 and 3  


Name:    Marsden Haigh Cox Jr.
Parents:  Marsden Haigh Cox Sr. and Sadie Hewitt Cox
Spouse:  Merle Bethea Cox
Date of Birth: August 12, 1925
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Carolinas Hospital Cedar Towers, Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery (veteran of World War II)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 23, 1997, page 4, col. 1, 2 and 3