Posted on January 12, 2017 1:01 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
William Burgess “Will” Harvin, 92, husband of Patricia Mack Pinkerton Harvin, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born June 16, 1924, in Manning, he was a son of the late Stewart Ingram Harvin and Leila Burgess Harvin. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard the USS Oberrender, which was sunk by a Japanese Kamikaze. Will was a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he lettered in football and baseball. He returned to Manning, started a family and founded Harvin Oil Company. He was an avid tennis player and coach and… Read the rest
Posted on January 5, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email
David Lee Paul, 74, husband of Patricia Jo Doty Paul, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born March 26, 1942, in Toledo, Ohio, he was a son of the late Glen Clifford Paul and Margaret Violet Williamson Paul. He played football and was a graduate of Kent State University. He was a member of Jordan United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of Manning; a son, Adam David Paul of Glenwood Springs, Colorado; a daughter, Jennifer Schwiebert (Darren) of Minneapolis, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Kennedy, Peyton and Harrison; two brothers, Richard Paul (Nancy) of Delta, Ohio,… Read the rest
Posted on December 24, 2016 11:11 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Scott Laverne “Pete” Duke, 87, husband of Willadean Brunson Duke, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at his home.
Born June 27, 1929, in Manning, he was a son of the late David Presley Duke and Teresa Evans Duke. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of the American Legion, and a member of the Steering Committee at Laurence Manning Academy. He was a founding member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder for over 24 years.
Survivors besides his wife of Manning include a son, Scott L. Duke, Jr. of Manning;… Read the rest
Posted on December 24, 2016 11:11 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
MT. PLEASANT – Dr. Asbury Cecil Bozard Jr., husband of Jane Barrie Bozard, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at his home.
Born Oct. 21, 1938, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Dr. Asbury Cecil Bozard and Ashton Plowden Bozard
Survivors besides his wife of Mt. Pleasant include a son, Asbury Cecil Bozard III (Katie) of Denver, Colorado; a daughter, Laura Mood Richardson (Trey) of Roswell, Georgia; two granddaughters, Amanda Richardson and Katie Richardson, both of Roswell; and a brother, Dr. Henry P. “Mutt” Bozard (Lynne) of Manning.
A small graveside service will be held at 1… Read the rest
Posted on December 17, 2016 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email
Anne Wheeler Johnson, 85, widow of William Seth Johnson, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at National Health Care in Sumter.
Born March 29, 1931, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Mood Wheeler and Mariah Dinkins Wheeler. She was adopted and raised by her aunt and uncle, Bess and Clarence Wheeler. She was a retired secretary at Manning High School with many years of service, a charter member of Grace Christian Fellowship Church and a founding member of Virginia’s Pride Garden Club.
She is survived by four daughters, Cynthia Roark (Tommy) of Manning, Cheryl DuBose (Tony) of… Read the rest
Posted on December 16, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Email
TURBEVILLE – Kylea Marie Floyd was born May 13, 2007, in Florence, to Craig and Cassie Floyd.
Survivors besides her parents include a twin sister, Rylea; two sisters, Taylor and Allison Floyd; her grandparents, Mitchell and Tammy Floyd and Frank and Faye Shultz; a great-grandmother, Sylvis Floyd; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was welcomed to heaven by her beloved Dado and numerous great-grandparents.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Turbeville First Baptist Church, directed by Floyd Funeral Home.
The family will greet friends an hour prior to services in… Read the rest
Posted on December 16, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Email
IRVINGTON, N.J. – John Askew, husband of Bessie Richburg Askew, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Irvington.
A service of remembrance will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Lumpkin, Georgia. A service of committal will follow in the Askew family plot at St. Phillip Baptist Church cemetery in Lumpkin.
Whigham Funeral Home is in charge of services in New Jersey and T. V. Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services in Lumpkin GA
This comes as a courtesy announcement by the Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel.
Posted on December 15, 2016 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
SUMTER – Raymond Allen Walker, 87, widower of Thelma Proctor Walker, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at Lexington Medical Center in Lexington.
Born Sept. 26, 1929, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late John Thomas Walker Sr. and Mamie Ward Walker. He was a graduate of Manning High School and Coyne Electrical School in Chicago. Mr. Walker was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Korean War. He retired from the electrical field at DuPont after 41 years of service. Following retirement, he enjoyed farming.
Survivors include… Read the rest
Posted on November 30, 2016 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email
Anna Patricia “Peachie” Ratliff Robinson, 80, wife of David M. Robinson, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home.
Born April 30, 1936, in Pikeville, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late James Victor Ratliff and Anna Beatrice Ford Ratliff. She was a retired bookkeeper who loved her cats, Elvis, Clemson football, traveling and shopping.
Survivors besides her husband of 25 years include two sons, Homer Thomas Cecil Jr (Sandee) of Lexington, Kentucky, and James Kendall Cecil (Paula) of Pikeville; a daughter, Susan Robinson Drose (Richard) of Manning; seven grandchildren, David Thomas Cecil (Erica), James Andrew Cecil (Kelly), Taryn… Read the rest
Posted on November 28, 2016 1:01 pm by Williamsburg Funeral Home
Raymond Allen Powell, 52, husband of Pamela Echols Powell, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in McLeod Hospice House in Florence.
Born Jan. 7, 1964, in Florence, he was a son of Nora W. Smith and the late Marvin “Sleepy” Powell. He attended Kingstree Senior High and was retired from Milliken Co. Raymond was a member of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church and loved hunting and fishing, especially in Black River.
Survivors besides his mother and his wife, both of Kingstree, including his stepfather, H.B. Smith of Kingstree; his daughter, Samantha (Scott) Lee of Cades; his son, Joshua (Brittany) Powell of… Read the rest
Posted on November 26, 2016 5:05 pm by Manning Live
MANNING – Debbie Sue McIntosh Wilk, 58, wife of Jan W. Wilk, died Friday, November 25, 2016, at her home.
Born June 9, 1958, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late H.L. McIntosh, Sr. and the late Daisy Howell McIntosh. She was a homemaker and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of Manning; a son, Casey Jan Wilk of Manning; two daughters, Tina Boykin (Charles) and Kimberly Browder, both of Sumter; three brothers, Harrison McIntosh (Angela), Steve McIntosh (Linda) and Ned McIntosh (Deborah), all of Manning; a sister, Barbara M. Witherspoon (Roy)… Read the rest
Posted on November 22, 2016 7:07 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Clarence Eugene “Gene” Conyers, Sr., 67, husband of Shirley Jean Porter Conyers, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born May 5, 1949, in Manning, he was a son of the late Rollie McKenzie Conyers and the late Julia Watts Conyers Warren. He was a US Army veteran, the owner and operator of Gene’s Landscaping and Clearing, and a member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Kingstree.
He is survived by his wife of Manning; three sons, Marion Conyers of Kentucky, Clay Conyers (Stephanie Mitchell) and Brandon Conyers, both of Manning; a daughter, Rebecca Conyers Stokes (Kevin)… Read the rest
Posted on November 21, 2016 7:07 pm by Manning Live
Charles William Holland, 81, husband of Pauline Geneva Holland, of Andrews, North Carolina, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at his home.
Born and raised in Andrews, he was a son of the late Willard McClain and Winnie Ellen Painter Holland. Charles was retired from the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft electronics repairman. After retiring from the military, he worked for the U.S. Post Office as a postmaster. He helped with the Vista Program in Andrews and volunteered for H&R Block. Charles enjoyed golfing. He was a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at East Sumter Pentecostal Holiness Church in… Read the rest
Posted on November 20, 2016 3:03 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Coach John Franklin Thames, 82, died Friday, November 18, 2016, at his home.
Born May 20, 1934, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Charles Franklin Thames and Katherine Harvin Thames. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as a tank platoon leader in 1958 and 1959 in Korea. He was a teacher and coach at Manning High School for more than 55 years, where he is best remembered as the Winningest Girls’ Basketball Coach in South Carolina history.
He was inducted into the South Carolina Coaches Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Clarendon County Athletic… Read the rest
Posted on November 20, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader
David Montague Jacobs, 71, husband of Carmela Scaffidi “Candy” Jacobs, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at his home.
Born Jan. 15, 1945, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Louis Terrell Jacobs and Lois McGill Gregg Jacobs. David attended Kingstree High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he played the drums in the Bugle Corps. David taught auto mechanics at the F.E. DuBose Career Center for 27 years. He was the secretary of Wee Tee Hunting Club. David loved the outdoors and was an advocate for the land, especially land in Williamsburg County. He… Read the rest
Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Thomas Aubry Terrell, 67, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia.
Born Oct. 17, 1949, in Independence, Louisiana, he was a son of the late Wilfert Terrell and Helen Short Terrell. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the American Legion and the National Rifle Association. He was a former officer with the New Orleans Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Georgia. He loved his dogs, fishing, the New Orleans Saints and his family. He was a former volunteer with the Salvation Army and A Second… Read the rest
Posted on November 18, 2016 11:11 am by Stephens Funeral Home
Mamie Lorie Jackson Geddings, 96, widow of Murray Geddings, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at her home.
Born Feb. 12, 1920, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Zannie J. Jackson and Lorie Hudson Jackson. She was a member of Home Branch Baptist Church, where she served as the organist and pianist and had taught Sunday school since the age of 16.
Survivors include three daughters, Naomi Dukes (Harold), Sarah Ann Poplin and Beverly Padgett, all of Manning; a son, Murray Ellsworth Geddings of Manning; two brothers, Sammie Jackson (Joan) of Sumter and Marion Jackson (Jessie) of Florence;… Read the rest
Posted on November 17, 2016 7:07 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Hewey Herman Timmons, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 23, 1935, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Eugene Timmons and Retus McLeod Pack Timmons. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of New Start Community Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include four daughters, Janice McLeod, Rena McLeod (Ricky), Lynn Thomas (Danny) and Julie McLeod, all of Sumter; a son, Gene “Bubby” Timmons of Sumter; three sisters, Reddin McKalsen and Ruby Pringels (Gus), both of Sumter and Carolyn Welch (Shorty) of Manning; nine grandchildren; and nine… Read the rest
Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by Stephens Funeral Home
Betty Rose Rogers Hodge, 66, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
Born Sept. 14, 1950, in Bishopville, she was a daughter of the late Seldon Preston Rogers and Janie Lee Bell Rogers. She attended Smithville Evangelical Holiness Church where she taught Children’s Church for many years and she was a former cook at the Sandwiche Castle.
Survivors include her children, Edward Larson “Larry” Hodge III (Sarah Alice Miller) of Manning, Frosty Lynn Pollard (Bill) of Dalzell and C.J. Hodge (Nicole Sudhoff) of Alcolu; two brothers, Mac Rogers of Columbia and Bruce Rogers of St. Charles;… Read the rest
Posted on November 17, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader
Mark Robinson, 32, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
The family is receiving friends at the home, 488 Third Loop Road in Florence.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at St. Matthew AME Church in Summerton, where the Rev. Benjamin Dwight serves as pastor.
A viewing will be held 4-6 p.m. today at the Mother Queen E. Bennett Building of the Prayer House Mission.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.summertonfuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Summerton Funeral Home LLC, 23 S. Duke St. in