Old Darlington District Genealogy 
Chapter of The South Carolina 
Genealogical Society

Member's News

Hartsville Genealogical Research Library
114 South Fourth Street
(mailing address P.O. Box 175)
Hartsville, SC 29551-0175


THIS PAGE FEATURES ODDC MEMBERS and Their Interests: Highlights information  about ODDC members, events in their lives, and their research interests. We invite your nominations for a person (or group of persons) who have contributed to the success of ODDC and its activities. Nominations for Member in the Spotlight: Submit a short note by snailmail (address above) or email to ODDC. Describe the person's contribution and the meaning of their contribution to research in the Old Darlington District. Please do not nominate more than one person. You don't have to be a member to submit a nomination...but please tell us how this person/group's contribution has contributed to 
your personal efforts in genealogy.

Member in the Spotlight - January 2005


Patricia Lee Chaplin

Patricia (Pat) Lee Chaplin was born in Florence , S.C. Chaplin’s interest in family history was developed early in life while listening to her paternal and maternal grandparents tell family stories. On her visits to Stateburg and Barnwell, she would relish in the tales of days gone by. After graduating from Florence High School , Chaplin attended Newberry College . During college she was a member of the tennis team. After marriage she moved to rural Darlington County , near Society Hill, and has lived there for the past fifty-three years. In this setting she has passed on her love of family and family history to her own family. She is the mother of three adult children and has an extended family of seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Chaplin has been a long time member of the Old Darlington District Chapter, SCGS and has volunteered in the Hartsville Genealogical Research Library for several years. She is ever willing to provide assistance and when not helping clients, is happy to file and index records.

Pat Chaplin is active in the community in a variety of ways. She also serves on the History Committee of the First Baptist Church of Hartsville, is a member of the South Carolina Association of Naturalists and the Friends of the Hartsville Memorial Library, and is a Master Gardner.


Doris Gandy - January 1997  Judy Norwood Knight - 2001
Daniel Moses - February 1997  Lynn W. Lee - 2002
Bruce Mixon -March 1998  Betty Sue Wilkie - 2003
Jerry Mixon- April 1998 Carolyn H. & Elbert Hancock -  2004

Scott Wilds - September 1998



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The 62nd Annual Joseph E. & Mary Beck Rhodes Reunion will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2008 at the Swift Creek Baptist Church located at 413 North Center Road, Hartsville, SC in Darlington County.  You are cordially invited to attend Worship services at 11:00 a.m.


                                                                           REGISTRATION    - 12:15 p.m.

                                                     COVERED DISH LUNCHEON  -    1:00 p.m.

                                                                     BUSINESS MEETING -    2:00 p.m.


Plates, cups and ice tea will be furnished.


 Please make plans to attend and represent your Ancestor, they are as follows: Curtis Rhodes, Elizabeth “Betsy” Rhodes Fields, Calvin Rhodes, Sarah Ann Rhodes King, Nancy Rhodes Beasley, Caleb Beck Rhodes, Everett Edward Rhodes, & Joseph Edward Rhodes, Jr.


For more information call: 843-332-2588, write: Mrs. Doris M. Bateman at PO Box 2748, Hartsville, SC 29551-2748 or email: dedbateman@aol.com.




E. Frank Melton Sr.

1943 - 2006 

ODDC SCGS Web Master

HARTSVILLE — Graveside services for E. Frank Melton Sr., age 63, who died Aug. 21, were held  Wednesday (23 August2006) at 3 p.m. in Westview Memorial Park with full military honors, directed by Norton Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Huckabee and Eddie Watford officiated. Frank was born in Hartsville, a son of Eugene H. “Buck” Melton and the late Christine Usher Melton. He had retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service and also retired from Progress Energy. He was very involved in the Old Darlington District Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society and the Hartsville Genealogical Research Library, where he served as webmaster. Surviving are his wife, Brenda Kelley Melton, Hartsville; his father of Hartsville; son, Gene (Gina) Melton Jr., Hartsville; daughters, Lisa Melton (Scotty) Beasley, Hartsville, Christine Virginia (Kenneth) Stewart, Kennesaw, Ga.; brothers, Dennis and Danny Melton, Hartsville; nine grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the ODDC, P.O. Box 175 , Hartsville , SC 29551 .


«Obituary posted: THE STATE 22 August  2006»


BISHOPVILLE — Mary Maxcy Hancock, 93, widow of Waddy Laneau Hancock, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Carolina Pines Hospital. Born in Lee County , she was the daughter of the late William A. Maxcy and the late Ida D. Capell Maxcy. Mrs. Hancock was retired from Bishopville Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Community Bible Church . Survivors include two sons, John A. Hancock (Myrtle) of Darlington and Elbert L. Hancock (Carolyn) of Hartsville; two sisters, Ethel Griffin of Camden and Carrie Lou Ardis of Lexington ; five grandchildren, Beth Morgan (Dean), Barbara West (Roger), Arlene Ham (Barry), Reggie Hancock (Debbie) and Robin Pollard (Rox); and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary E. Hancock; a sister, Elizabeth Trapp; and three brothers, Harry Maxcy, Hazel Maxcy and Whit Britton. Funeral services were held August 21 in Community Bible Church , with the Rev. Jerry Peacock officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

[( Florence ) Morning News on 20 August 2006]


Sarah Norwood Campbell

CHESTERFIELD — Mrs. Sarah Norwood Campbell, age 79, died Monday, May 15, 2006, in MUSC Medical Center in Charleston.
Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2006, at St. Paul United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home prior to the service.
Mrs. Campbell was born August 7, 1926, in Bennettsville, SC, a daughter of the late Eston “Ike” Gibbons Norwood and Sallie Warren Foster Norwood. She was a 1947 graduate of Converse College. Sarah was a retired state employee with 30 years of service with the Chesterfield County Department of Social Services. She helped to develop the program “Operation Christmas Joy” and continued to work with it for years after her retirement.
Mrs. Campbell was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and helped to start and manage the church daycare. She was also a member of the Amelia Craig Circle.
Mrs. Campbell received the William Duke Craig Lifetime Community Service Award in 1999, presented by the Greater Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce for outstanding service to the Chesterfield Community.
Surviving are: husband of 57 years, James Melvin Campbell of the home; 1 son, James Melvin Campbell, Jr. and wife Mona Short Campbell and their daughter Mary Florence Campbell Watson and her husband David Watson, all of Chesterfield; 2 daughters, Sallie Campbell and Alice Campbell Newton and husband John Claude Newton and their children, Sarah Margaret Newton and John Claude Newton, Jr. all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; 1 brother, Eston “Ike” Gibbons Norwood, Jr. and wife Dean Crabtree Norwood of Athens, AL; 1 sister, Betsy Norwood McLeod and husband John Frank McLeod, Jr. of Chesterfield.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church “Local Mission Fund” or “Church Day Care Center,” 305 West Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or The Sarah Campbell Fund, Chesterfield County Department of Social Services, 201 North Page Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield is serving the Campbell family.
«Obituary posted: May 17, 2006»
(c) 2006 The State and wire service sources. All Rights Reserved.


Gregg Sr., John Maxcy

HEMINGWAY — John Maxcy Gregg Sr. 78, died Wednesday Feb. 22, 2006 at McLeod Regional Medical Center. John was born at Evergreen, July 8, 1930. His parents were the late R.L. (Buck) and Genevieve Purvis Gregg. He was raised in Hemingway. He was predeceased by his brother, Stephen Douglas Gregg.

On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 1951, he married Mary Lawrimore.

He is survived by four children, John Maxcy Gregg Jr. of Greenville, Ginny Lynne Gregg Alexander of Florence, Richard Bruorton Gregg of Lincolnton, N.C., and Dr. Christopher Armfield Gregg of Washington, D.C. John was known affectionately as Boomer by his three grandsons, Ryan Lawrimore Gregg of Lake City, Stuart Ransom Gregg of Lake City and Garrett Scott Alexander of Florence. He loved and was loved by McDuff, Scruffy, Shep and Blink.

John graduated from Clemson University and served with a regular Army commission in the states and in Japan . He resigned his commission and worked for Universal CIT as branch manager until an early retirement. He attended Francis Marion University where he received his Master of Education and subsequeently taught in the schools in Lee County .

His loves were history and genealogy. He published his first book, Early Pee Dee Setlers Before 1790, and his latest publication is the Descendants of Joseph Gregg. He served as president of the Three Rivers Historical Society Chronicle that was published quarterly. He organized and served as president of the Pine Bluff Cemetery Association in upper Georgetown County . He was instrumental in the construction of the new Hemingway Public Library, which houses the Three Rivers Historical Society Room.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Morris Funeral Home in Hemingway. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Pine Bluff Cemetery on Old Pee Dee River Road .

Memorials may be made to the Florence Area Humane Society or to Three Rivers Historical Society 414 N. Main St. Hemingway , SC 29554 .

Published in the Morning News on 2/23/2006.

Katherine Tiller

April 26th, 1923 - January 24th, 2006

Funeral services for Katherine Sparrow Tiller, 82, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2006 at First Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Frank Tiller will officiate with burial in New Providence Baptist Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 26, 2006 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Tiller, widow of William Lavern Tiller, Sr., died Tuesday, January 24, 2006. Born in Darlington Co., SC, she was a daughter of the late Frank D. Sparrow, Sr. and Bertha Dunn Sparrow. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, and was employed with Hartsville Manufacturing for 25 years. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Franklin D. and Beverly Tiller of Coon Rapids, MN, James Ronald Tiller of Hartsville, SC, William L. and Brenda Tiller, Jr. of Hartsville, SC; sisters, Lula Hall of Hartsville, SC, Frances S. O'Neal of Hartsville, SC, Elizabeth Griggs of Kannapolis, NC; brother, Frank D. (Annie)  Sparrow, Jr. of Hartsville, SC; grandchildren, Wayne Tiller, Michael Tiller, Eddie Tiller, Phillip Tiller, Joy M. Tiller, and Lori A. Woodward; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her spouse W. Tiller, Sr., her father Frank Sparrow, Sr., and her mother Bertha Sparrow.



Louise Morrell Gillian, 79, resident of 216 Briarwood Road, wife of Ernest “E.C.” Gillian, Sr., died December 13, 2005 at her home.

Born in Hartsville, December 19, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Barney McCoy and Pauline McInville Morrell. She was a graduate of Hartsville High School and retired from Commissioner of Public Works after 19 years of service. Mrs. Gillian had served as a volunteer at Self Regional Medical Center for the last 17 years.

She was a member of Rice Memorial Baptist Church and the Lydia Sunday School Class.

Surviving in addition to her husband of 60 years are two sons, Ernie Gillian and wife, Candy of Greenwood and Mike Gillian and wife, Susan of Belvedere; a brother, Wilbur Morrell of Hartsville; three sisters, Lizzie Stewart of Florence, Mary Cooley and Doris Bateman, both of Hartsville; five grandchildren, Kevin and wife, Ashley and Jason Gillian of Belvedere, Paige Hodges and Anna and Ashton Ready, all of Greenwood; four great-grandchildren, Ryan and Camryn Gillian and Carson and Mary Elliott Hodges; a daughter-in-law, Janice McMahan of Abbeville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm at Rice Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Alvin Hodges and Rev. Jimmy Tucker officiating.

Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be John Long, Ted Stewart, Gary Gillion, Tim Hodges, Brian Redd and Ray Morrell.

Honorary escort will be members of the Lydia School Class of Rice Memorial Baptist Church and the volunteers of Self Regional Medical Center along with John Hastings, Joe Scott, Ray Witt, Dan Wideman, Jyll Maddox, Jack Simpson, Dr. Floyd Hatcher , Dr. Ed Rapp and Nay Morrell.

The body is at Blyth Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 1 pm Thursday.

The family is at the home on Briarwood Road and will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday evening.

Memorials may be made to the Self Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, 1325 Spring Street, Greenwood, SC 29646, Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Rice Memorial Baptist Church, 1975 Hwy 72 West, Greenwood, SC 29649.

Harvey T. Gainey
8-12-1924 - 8/23/2005

Hartsville, S.C.

Services for Harvey T. Gainey, 81, who died Aug. 23, will be Thursday 4:00 from Emmanuel Baptist Church. Dr. Milton G. Frazier will officiate. Burial will be in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wed. 6-8 at Funeral Home. Mr. Gainey was born in Darlington Co. a son of the late Boyd W. & Sue Byrd Gainey. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church, was a retired Farmer and a Veteran of WW II. Surviving are his wife: Marie Moore Gainey, Son: Preston Gainey, Grandsons: Jesse Gainey, all of Hartsville, Nathan Gainey, Charleston. Brother: G. Donald Gainey, Hartsville, He was preceded in death by a daughter Judy Gainey. Memorials may be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 949 North Marquis Highway, Hartsville, S.C. 29550.


James "Jimmy" Edward Langley
06/09/1933 - 7/3/2005

DARLINGTON - James “Jimmy” Edward Langley, age 72, died Sunday, July 3, 2005. Graveside funeral services will be11:00 a.m.Thursday in Grove Hill Cemetery directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Mr. Langley was born in Darlington County, son of the late James Gary and Thelma Lundy Langley. He served his country with the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict and was a transporter for Clanton’s Auto Auction. He was a member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are five sisters, Louise “DeeDee”(Clarence) Norwood of Florence, Sara L. Davis, Brenda (Cecil) Blackmon, Marilyn Truett, and Carolyn Langley, all of Darlington; five brothers, Bobby Gene (Wanda) Langley of Mobile, AL, Wayne (Joan) Langley of West Deptford, NJ, Jerry (Faye) Langley of Florence, Terry (Mary Lynn) Langley of Darlington and Rodney Heyward of Texas;  also, many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Mr. Langley was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara L. Pittman.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Free Will Baptist Home for Children, Post Office Box 229, Turbeville, SC 29162 or Faith Free Will Baptist Building Fund, 1309 Lamar Highway,
Lamar, SC 29069.


Wilmont George Berry
7-19-1928 - 5/5/2005

Hartsville, S.C.

Funeral services for Wilmont Berry age 76, who died May 5, will be held Monday at 2:00 pm from the West Hartsville Baptist Church. Rev. Tony Hemphill, Rev. Mark Bowers & Kris Berry will officiate. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday 5-7 at the Funeral Home. Mr. Berry was born in Saluda Co. a son of the late Curtis & Vara Whittle Berry. He was a member of West Hartsville Baptist Church, retired from the City of Hartsville as Director of Public Works, and was retired owner of the Hartsville Woodworks. Mr. Berry wrote several books, his latest being the "Scraps of History of Hartsville". Surviving are his wife: Marion Rhodes Berry, Hartsville; Daughter: Judith Hunter, Indian Trail, N.C.; Son: Marvin Berry, Hartsville; Brothers: Lamar Berry, Saluda, Earl Berry, Batesburg, Sister: Mary Black, Greenwood, 7 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, He was preceded in death by a daughter: Virginia Berry Catoe. Memorials may be made to the West Hartsville Baptist Church, General Fund, 1003 West Carolina Ave. Hartsville, S.C. 29550


Margery (Margie) Shaw Gainey
10-26-1927 - 5/2/2005

Hartsville, S.C.

Funeral services for Margery (Margie) Shaw Gainey, age 77, who died May 2, will be held Wed. at 4:00 pm from the Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Jay Gibson & Rev. Barry Morris will officiate. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday 6-8 pm at the Funeral Home. Margie was born in Darlington Co. a daughter of the late George Mack & Cora Gainey Shaw. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and was retired from the Darlington Co. Schools as Caferteria Manger. Surviving are her husband: G. Donald (Don) Gainey, Hartsville; Daughter & Son In Law: Sylvia (Jim) Chapman, Hartsville; Son & Daughter In Law: Mike (Stacy) Gainey, Hartsville; Sister: Alline Goodale, Bishopville; 5 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild; Memorials may be made to the Antioch Baptist Church, 1121 Bethlehem Rd. Hartsville, S.C. 29550; or Hospice of the Pee Dee, 555 East Cheves St., Florence, S.C. 29506 or American Cancer Society, 2216 Clareview Dr., Florence, S.C. 29505. 


Orgla Powell Lawson

Mrs. Lawson, 78, of Charlotte, formerly of Cottageville, SC passed away April 23, 2005 at Kings Mountain Hospital.

She was born July 30, 1926 in Hartsville, SC a daughter of the late Laco Watson Powell and Eva Clanton Powell. Orgla was a member of First Baptist Church. She was an avid fan of the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Braves.

She enjoyed playing the piano and being involved in her church activities. She had a Sunny Disposition and made friends with everyone she met. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

A Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Orgla Powell Lawson will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday April 26, 2005 at McEwen Funeral Service Charlotte Chapel. Interment will be held Wednesday at Florence National Cemetery in Florence, SC. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

Orgla is survived by her two daughters, Jane Hurd of Charlotte and Carlie Lawson of Norman, OK; two sisters, Peggy Plumer and husband Jack of Charleston, SC and Norma Elkin and husband Billy of Rome, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Charles Richard Lawson; and a brother, Jimmy Powell.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1300 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service Charlotte Chapel.

Published in the Charlotte Observer on 4/25/2005.

Dr. Murphey Wilds

OXFORD, MS - Dr. Murphey Candler Wilds, 81, died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was a retired minister for the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. He also served pastorates in North Carolina, Senatobia, Oxford, Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Denton, Texas. He was the Stated Clerk and Pastor to Pastors of St. Andrew Presbytery.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford with the Rev. John Semmes and the Rev. David Freeman officiating. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sumner. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Rose Wilds of Oxford; two sons, Scott Wilds of Philadelphia, Pa., and Mitch Wilds of Louisburg, N.C.; a sister, Annie W. Mauney of Pensacola, Fla.; two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 924 Van Buren, Oxford, MS 38655; or Sumner Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 504, Sumner, MS 38957.

[Oxford, MS] Daily Journal, 23 April 2005


Thomas Ousley

July 23rd, 1916 - April 15th, 2005

Graveside services for Thomas Pierce Ousley, 88, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Magnolia Cemetery. The Rev. Tony Hemphill will officiate and Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is in charge. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 16, 2005 from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the West Hartsville Baptist Church, 1003 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville SC 29550. Mr. Ousley died Friday, April 15, 2005. Born in Darlington Co., SC, he was a son of the late James Franklin and Mary Etta Rhodes Ousley. He graduated from Antioch High School and served in the South Pacific on a patrol torpedo boat during World War II. He was a member and past deacon of West Hartsville Baptist Church and a member of American Legion Post 53 for 60 years, the longest membership in the post. He was employed his entire career with Sonoco Products Co. and was a member of the Old Timers Club. He was an avid Red Fox fan and Gamecock fan. Surviving are his nephews and spouses, James and Joyce Ousley of Hartsville, SC, Mike and Patty Ousley of Florence, SC.

West Hartsville Baptist Church, 1003 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville SC 29550.

3:00PM to 5:00PM on Saturday, April 16th, 2005


Dorothea Crouch Kemp

March 15th, 1920 - April 13th, 2005

Graveside services for Dorothea Crouch Kemp, 85, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Magnolia Cemetery. The Revs. Ben and Dora Gafford will officiate directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. Mrs. Kemp, widow of Henry Overton Kemp, III, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005. Born in Darlington Co., SC, she was a daughter of the late Manning C. Sr. and Tincie Yarborough Crouch. She was a member Grace United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA. She was a member of Newport News Warwick Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutionary, the Bethel Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Woman's Club of Newport News. Surviving are her daughter, Yancey Wise of Charleston, SC; brother, Thornton W. Crouch of Hartsville, SC; grandsons and spouse, Timothy and Kristy Wise of Marietta, GA, David Wise of Atlanta, GA; great-grandchildren, Mason Wise, John Dewey Wise, Hannah Wise, Katlin Wise. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Manning Crouch, Jr., and James Crouch.


Florence Burn Johnson

COLUMBIA- Graveside service for Florence Burn Johnson, 74 will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Welsh Neck Baptist Church Cemetery , Society Hill.  Mrs. Johnson, wife of the late Jack Louis Johnson, died Tuesday, March 1, 2005. Born in Society Hill, she was a daughter of the late Frank H. Burn, Sr. and Sarah Treacy Burn. A graduate of Columbia Hospital School of Nursing, she had a 51 year nursing career having practiced at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, CL, and, most recently, the Bryan Center following her retirement from the Dorn V.A. Hospital. She was a lifetime member of the Caroliniana Society at U.S.C.  Surviving are her children, Michael E. Johnson and his wife, Valarie, Michelle J. Bridge and her husband, Gene, John D. Johnson, and Patricia J. Zander and her husband, David, all of Columbia; brother, Frank H. Burn, Jr. of Charlotte, NC; sisters, Sarah Martha B. Moore of Columbia; and Julia Alice ‘Vicki” Ham of Athens, GA; grandchildren, Kristian E. Johnson, Brian W. Bridge and his wife, Danielle, Matthew S. Bridge, Kelly A. Zander, and Erin M. Zander. She was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Treacy Burn, and stepmother, Miriam H. Burn.

Published in the State [ Columbia , SC ] on 2 March 2005



FLORENCE " Devon Munn Prosser, 91, widow of Jabo Calvin Prosser, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, in a local hospital after an illness.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in Waters-Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

She was born in Pamplico, a daughter of the late Maurice Eugene and Tenzil Ann Prosser.

Mrs. Prosser was a very active member Tabernacle Methodist Church, where she taught the Mae Kelly Sunday School Class and was a member of the Margaret Willis Circle. She was also a member of the Bannockburn Garden Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Dianne P. (Dr. Eddie) Parker; two sons, Ferrell J. (Nancy) Prosser and Morris L. Buddy (Sandra) Prosser, all of Florence; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Parrott Prosser of Columbia; three sisters, Virginia M. Cagle, Hazel M. Cox and Betty M. Turner, all of Florence; nine grandchildren, F. Calven (Lynn) Prosser of Ft. Myers, Fla., Tamara P. (Marion) Baker of Chapin, Angela D. Prosser of Greenville, Heather P. (Jay) Fisher of Columbia, Ted Charles Chuck Prosser Jr. of Orlando, Fla., S. Edward (Samantha) Parker III of Weston, Conn., J. Cary (Virginia) Parker of Charlotte, N.C., Alice P. (Walter) Johnson and Sherry Parker (Jaime) Clark, both of Florence; and 17 great-grandchildren, Trey Baker, Cameron Baker, Rusty Prosser, Parker Tholen, Mason Tholen, Tillman Johnson, Sullivan Johnson, John Fisher, Jacob Fisher, Phoenix Parker, Blu Parker, Zephyr Parker, Olivia Parker, Jennifer Stroup, Walt Johnson Jr., Rachel Clark and Hannah Clark.

She was predeceased by a son, Ted Charles Prosser; a grandson, Morris L. Woody Prosser Jr.; and two sisters, Davyde M. Perry and Osma M. Turner.

Memorials may be made to the Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Published in the Morning News on 3/7/2005.



LAURINBURG - Dr. Duncan E. Greene, 83, of 300 U.S. 15-401 North, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, in his home.
    Dr. Greene was a native of Marlboro County, S.C., and served in the U.S. Army for four years. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Army 8th Air Force. He was a graduate of Lincoln Chiropractic College of Indianapolis, Ind., a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association and a chiropractor in Red Springs for 54 years.
   A graveside service will be conducted at a later date in Spring Hill Cemetery in Wagram.
   Dr. Greene is survived by his wife, Wakefield Greene of the home; a son, Dr. Harry D. Greene of Fayetteville; a daughter Dr. Ann G. Johns of Greenville; two sisters, Mary Odom and Mildred Odom, both of Aberdeen; and two grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Crumpler Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Red Springs.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Scotland County, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

The Fayetteville Observer           Tuesday, January 4, 2003

Ethel Galloway

Funeral services for Ethel Gainey Galloway, 87, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2005 at the Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jimmy Ray Jeffords will officiate with burial in Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. Mrs. Galloway died Thursday, January 13, 2005. Born in Chesterfield, SC, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Minnie Stephens Gainey. Surviving are her husband, Jack Galloway of Hartsville, SC; sister, Carnell O'Neal of Hartsville, SC; brother, Harvey Gainey of Hartsville, SC. www.bpafuneralhome.com