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CADDELL, JAMES N. DOB: 28 March 1939, Little Rock Arkansas Parents: Ralph Edward & Betsy Lucille Caddell (both dec’d) Spouse: Olive Marie Caddell (dec’d) Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Military: USAF Religion: Goose Creek Church of God, member Occupation: Charleston Constructors, retired DOD: Saturday, 25 January 2003 Survivors: Sons: James N. Caddell, Jr., William D. Caddell of Goose Creek, SC Daughters: Annie L. Chambers of Fayette, OH, Frances C. Houston of Taylorsville, NC Sisters: Dorothy Lloyd of Fernandina Beach, FL, Betty Winkle of Pineville, SC, Ann Watts of Jacksonville, FL Brother: Teddy Caddell of Aiken, SC Grandchildren: Joshua S. Razzerdey, Ashley L. Houston, and Michael D. Caddell Services: Tuesday, 28 January 2003, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Greenridge Road Chapel. Interment: will follow in Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Sunday, 26 January 2003.]

George W. Campbell of Summerville died July 18, 2006, in White Oak Manor, North Charleston, SC. Funeral services were held July 22 in Greater St. James AME Church with the Rev. Eddie Gaston, Jr. officiating. Burial, directed by Gethers Funeral Home, Inc., was in the church cemetery. Mr. Campbell was born February 18, 1937, in Ridgeland, SC, son of Floyd Gadson and Victoria Campbell. He was educated in the public schools of Ridgeland, and graduated from New York Vocational School. While living in New York, he was affiliated with Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Upon returning to South Carolina, he became a member of Greater St. James AME Church where he served on the Steward Board, Senior and Male Choirs, and Class Leader of Class 17.. He was the widower of Flora "Betty" Simmons Campbell.Survivors include sons, Earl Darren (Gail) Campbell of Summerville; Richard Campbell of Columbia, SC, and David (Taundra) Campbell of Summerville; stepmother, Queenie Mae Gadson of Savannah, Ga.; siblings, Joseph Campbell of New York, Juanita Campbell of New York and Mary Thompson of Savannah; six brothers-in-law, six sisters-in-law; six grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

CAMMONS, EARL WILLIE DOB: 14 December 1913, in Roopville, GA Age: 89 years Parents: Eafrum & Emma Freel Cammons (both dec’d) Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Real Estate Industry, retired Military: US Army was a Pearl Harbor survivor Religion: Cherokee Place United Methodist Church in North Charleston, SC, member Volunteer: Disabled American Veterans, and Travelers Protective Association DOD: Sunday, 5 January, 2003 at his home Survivors: Wife of 57 years: Doris Masdon Cammons Sons: William E. Cammons of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC, James E. Cammons (Gwen) of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC, T. Gregory Cammons (Susan) of Conway, SC Grandsons: William Jr., Christopher, Ellis, Shaun Granddaughter: Summer Sister: Evelyn Cammons Pennebaker of Roopville, GA Services: Wednesday, 8 January 2003 at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel Burial: to follow in Carolina Memorial Park Funeral Home: Carolina Memorial Funeral Home 7113 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, Sc 29406 [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Tuesday, 7 January 2003.]

Roy Leon Camp, 87, of Hanahan, SC, a retired engineer for ADCOR, died Saturday at his residence. The funeral will be 4:00 PM this Monday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2006, in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Interment will follow in Plantation Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3:00 PM until the hour of service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Palmetto Health Hospice, PO Box 50820, Summerville, SC 29485. Mr. Camp was born Jan. 22, 1919, in Syracuse, NY, a son of Leon H. Camp and Iva Mae Wands Camp. He was a US Navy veteran, a member of the Charleston Amateur Radio Club, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Surviving are, an honorary daughter, Linda N. Camp of N. Charleston; three sons, Ron Camp and his wife, Donna, of Pinopolis, Wayne R. Camp of Oxford, NC, and Richard A. Camp of Fresno, CA; a brother, Don Camp of New England; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Visit our guestbook at

CAMPOS, MARINO MORA DOB: 8 Aug 1942, in the Philippines Age: 69 years Parents: the late Leonides Campos and Emilia Mora of the Philippines Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Occupation: U. S. Navy, Vietnam Veteran, interior communication Chief Petty Officer. Employee of Robert Bosch Company Clubs: Master Mason at Mac Arthur Lodge #428, Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: Saturday, 2 Nov 2002 at a local hospital Survivors: Wife: Ofelia M. Campos of Ladson, SC Daughters: Michelle Campos, of Charleston, SC Melanie Campos of Greenville, SC Sarah Campos of Ladson, SC Sisters: Norma Sancho of the Philippines Mercedes Sarmiento and husband Ronnie of Whitehouse, TX Marilyn Cornejo and husband Tony of Tyler, TX Florida Estrella and husband Danny, of Whitehouse, TX Brothers: Feliciano Campos and wife Nellie of Houston, TX Arthur Campos and wife Joy of Tyler, TX Aunts: Nena Fogata and husband Marcos, of Darien, IL Rizalina Aquino of the Philippines and Julie Campos of Darien, IL Several nieces and nephews Predeceased: Brother: Leonides Campos, Jr. Services: Tuesday, 5 Nov 2002, Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: Thursday, 7 Nov 2002, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, farewell prayers to follow at Carolina Memorial Park. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Tuesday, 5 Nov 2002.]

CANNON, THELMA CASSELMAN ELLIOTT DOB: 19 September 1917; Age: 85 years POB: Williamsburg, SC Father: Marion Frances Casselman (deceased) Mother: Kate Evan Casselman (deceased) Education: Williamsburg Public Schools Religion: Black River Free Will Baptist Church, 5437 County Line Rd., Andrews, SC 29510 DOD: 12 December 2002, Thursday POD: residence Predeceased: Husband: Alexander Elliott Husband: Oscar Cannon Son: Alex Clifton Elliott Brother: Marion Ray Casselman Sister: Mamie C. Baxley Survivors: Son: Henry (wife: Addie Mae) Elliott, Sr of Andrews, SC Daughters: Odessa T. (husband: Johnny) Bourne Mildred E. (husband: Donald) Smith Audrey E. (husband: Ronnie) Shoptaw all of Georgetown, SC Step-son: Jack (wife: Gerry) Cannon of Andrews, SC Step-daughter: Iva C. (husband: James) Coker of Andrews, SC Brother: Olin F. Casselman, Sr. of Andrews, SC Sisters: Dorothy C. Murray of Georgetown, SC Lily C. Brown of Andrews, SC Grandchildren: 15 Great-grandchildren: 18 Services: 14 December 2002, Saturday, at Black River Free Will Baptist Church. Burial: will follow in Piney Forest Cemetery, Andrews, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 13 December 2002, Friday.]

CARROLL, THERESA MARY GIKNIS DOB: 29 May 1929; Age: 73 years POB: Brooklyn, NY Father: Joseph Giknis (deceased) Mother: Nellie Giknis (deceased) Occupation: Gerber Scientific Corp, Vernon, Conn, retired computer board assembler Predeceased: Spouse: Robert W. Carroll DOD: 19 December 2002, Thursday POD: Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning, SC Survivors: Daughter: Linda C. Skipper of Manning, SC Grandchildren: Brenda & Shelly of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC David of Vernon, Conn Great-grandchildren: 4 Services: 23 December 2002, Monday, Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel Entombment: will follow in Carolina Memorial Park Mausoleum, directed by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 20 December 2002, Friday.]

CARTER, MRS. DOROTHY B. DOD: Nov 2002 Berkeley County Alumnae Chapter, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Husband: Mr. Charles Carter Sisters: Ms. Idethia Prioleau; Mrs. Joan Brown Graham; Mr. Joni Dean Brown; and Ms. Madeline Brown Witherspoon Services: Saturday, 16 Nov 2002, New Israel Reformed Episcopal Church, Charleston, SC Rev. Willie James Hill Pastor. Internment Old Nazareth Cem., Pinopolis, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Friday 15 Nov 2002.]

CAUSEY, Mary: Entered into eternal rest on the morning of February 12, 2006, Mary Allie Gaskins Causey, 98, of Charleston. She is the widow of Aaron W. Causey. The relatives and friends of Mrs. Mary Allie Causey are invited to attend her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial and committal services will be held in Carolina Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Mrs. Causey was born July 31, 1907 in Huger, SC; a daughter of the late Daniel J. Pinckney Gaskins and Lenora Mitchum Gaskins. She was a homemaker and a member of Wando Baptist Church. She is survived by a sister, Vernell G. Mizzell of Charleston; nieces and nephews. Flowers will be accepted or memorials can be made to Wando Baptist Church, 1081 Reflectance Drive, Wando, SC 29492. Funeral services provided by CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 797-2222.

Mary Welch Chinners, 74, of New Hope, SC, widow of Clyde W. Chinners, Sr., died Monday afternoon at the Hospice of Charleston Hospice Center. The funeral will be 11:00 AM Thursday morning, Sept. 21, 2006, in the New Hope United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM this Wednesday evening. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the New Hope United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1236 Jedburg Rd., Summerville, SC 29483, or to the Hospice of Charleston, 3870 Leeds Ave., Ste. 101, Charleston, SC 29405. Mrs. Chinners was born June 2, 1932, in Lebanon, SC, a daughter of Henry E. Welch and Mary Varner Welch. She was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church. Surviving are, a daughter, Audrey C. Cheney and her husband, Wade, of New Hope; two sons, Clyde W. Chinners, Jr., and his wife, Elaine, and G. Gene Chinners all of New Hope; and six grandchildren, Johnny C. Roberts, Josh W. Cheney, David S. Kesel, Matthew H. Cheney, Mary Beth Chinners, and Marilyn P. Chinners. Online condolences may be sent to the family via Visit our guestbook at Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 9/20/2006.

CHISOLM, EDITH DOD:3 December 2002 Tuesday Residence: 1585 Old Whitesville Rd, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Daughter: Naomi Gadsden Smith Ruth Chislom Gray Ernestine Chisolm (husband: Leonard) Shine Delores Chisolm (husband: James) Brown Hermina Chisolm Woodley Sister: Daisy Lambert Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren Services: 7 December 2002, Saturday, at Francis Brown AME Church Interment: will follow in St. Stephens AME Church Cemetery, Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC, directed by Fielding Home for Funerals [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 4th & 5th of December 2002.]

CLASSEN, RICHARD A. DOB: 11 July 1938 POB: Charleston, SC Father: Henry Cord Classen (deceased) Mother: Beatrice Rourk Classen (deceased) Education: Charleston High School Occupation: Owner of R. A. Classen Mechanical Contractor Residence: Ladson, SC Religion: Victory Christian Church DOD: 8 December 2002, Sunday Survivors: Spouse: Carolyn Tanner Classen of Ladson, SC Daughter: Lisa (husband: “Bubba”) Hickman of St. George, SC Sisters: Brenda Abriel of Walterboro, SC Betty Warthal of Charleston, SC Beulah Guin of Charleston, SC Brothers: Terry Classen & Randy Classen of Charleston, SC Grandchildren: Allan , Nick, Richie, & Megan Hickman Services: 10 December 2002, Tuesday in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel Burial: will follow in Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 8 December 2002, Sunday.]

COAD, CARRIE WRIGHT DOD: 11 December 2002, Wednesday Survivors: Son: Samuel Lee (wife: Isabel) Wright William R. (wife: Nettie) Coad, Jr., Joseph E. (wife: Althia) Coad, James (wife: Hazel) Coad, Richard L. (wife: Hattie) Coad Daughter: Jannie L. Gethers, Jessie M. (husband: Bruce) Whitfield Grandchildren: 30 Great-grandchildren: 43 Great great-grandchildren: 13 Services: 16 December 2002, Monday, in Anderson Baptist Church, Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Interment: will follow in church cemetery, directed by Gethers Funeral Home. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 14 December 2002, Saturday.]

COLE, FLORENCE ANNA DOB: 5 October 1923, in Chicago, Illnois [one of six children] Age: 79 years Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Wagner (nee Breski) Residence: Longtime resident of Lawndale, the South Bay of CA; Moved to Kansas for 5 years; 1995 moved to Charleston, SC, with dau. Collen Cole Velasquez & her husband Gary Occupation: Nurse, worked with Hospice Hobbies: crocheting and decorating DOD: Thursday, 30 January 2003, local hospital Survivors: Son: Thomas Bowman of Redondo Beach, CA Daughters: Colleen Cole Velasquez of Goose Creek, SC, Barbara Ash of Lawndale, CA and Beverly Bowman of Huntington Beach, CA Sisters: Leona Pash of Midlothian, IL and Mary Ott of Livonia, MI Brother: Robert Wagner of Monee, IL Grandchildren: Brittnay and Sierra Velasquez, Kim and Sean Ash, Paul and Stacy Ripley, Curtis Bowman and Samantha Fender Great-grandchildren: Aaron and Andre Ash, Kate Bowman, and a soon expected Baby Bowman on the way. Predeceased: Son: Gerald Bowman Granddaughter: Julie Ripley Services: Funeral Home: Mcalister-Smith Funeral Home, 100 S. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC 29445. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday 31 January 2003.]

CONRAD, RALPH DOB: 14 Jun 1928, Columbus, OH Parents: Glen B. Conrad & Ada Dille Conrad Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Religion: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Vestryman Military: USN served in WWII, Korea, & Vietnam, retired Occupation: College of Charleston Bookstore, retired after 20 years Volunteering: Masonic DOD: Monday, 17 February 2003 Survivors: Daughter: Debra Conrad of Las Vegas, NV Brother: George G. Conrad of St. Clairsville, OH Grandson: one Granddaughter: one Predeceased: Sister: Marty Catherine Caminiti Services: Friday, 21 February 2003, in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Interment: U.S. National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC Funeral Home: J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 19 February 2003.]

Pamela J. Williams of Conyers, Ga., formerly of Pineville, SC, died July 20, 2006, at Rockdale Hospital, Conyers, Ga. Funeral services were held July 27 at Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church, Pineville, with the Rev. Shirley Dingle officiating. Burial, directed by Gethers Funeral Home, Inc., was in Mexico Cemetery. Ms. Williams was born August 22, 1972, in Jersey City, NJ, daughter of Lucinda Bowens Devine and Isiah Williams. She was educated in the public schools of Jersey City, and Berkeley County, SC. Pamela attended Voorhees College, Denmark, SC. She was employed by West Asset Management Corporation, Marietta, Ga.Survivors include: her mother, Lucinda B. Devine of Florence, SC; father, Isiah Williams of Pahokee, Fla.; stepfather, James Devine of Florence; stepmother, Juanita Williams of Pahokee, la.; son, Steven Boston Jr. of Kingstree, SC; brothers, Isiah Williams, Jr., Ronald and Donald Devine all of Florence; sister, Nikki (Brian) Williams of Florence; one stepbrother, four stepsisters; grandparents, Sam and Viola Bowens of Pineville; eleven aunts, five uncles, three nieces and one nephew.

COON, VERNA LAMMEY STIZEL Age: 101 years of age Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC DOD: Sunday, 17 Nov 2002 Parents: The late Charles and Mary Lammey Survivors: Daughter: Elizabeth C. Ash of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: Walton D. Ash of Summerville, SC William E. Ash; Charles R. Ash; Cynthia E. Dorman, all of Goose Creek Stanley S. Fuller; Sidney B. Fuller; Morrissa K. Hansen; Curtis R. Fuller, all of Boise, ID Also 19 great-grandchildren and 15 great great-grandchildren Predeceased: First husband: William B. Stizel Second husband: Harry Coon Daughter: Verna J. Fuller Services: Tuesday, 19 Nov 2002; Memorials made to: Lighthouse Baptist Church; Burial: Carolina Memorial Park, 7113 Rivers Ave. N. Charleston. [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Monday 18 Nov 2002.]

COOPER, MARY ELIZABETH CRAVEN DOB: 13 May 1966, in Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Age: 36 years Parents: Leonard G. Craven, Sr. & Lorrine Burbage Craven Residence: Live Oak Dr., Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Religion: Church of God, member Education: St. Matthews High School, graduate DOD: Tuesday, 18 February 2003, in Moncks Corner Hospital Survivors: Husband: Paul Copper Daughter: Lori Smith of Moncks Corner, SC Son: Shaun Paul Cooper of Moncks Corner, SC Stepdaughters: Teresa Kenworthy & Melissa Roberts both of St. Louis, MO Sisters: Mona Smith Driggers of MN, Senie Marie Driggers of Moncks Corner, SC; Esther L. Gaskins of Cordesville, Berkeley Co., SC Brother: Leonard G. Craven, Jr. of Moncks Corner, SC Grandchildren: six Services: Saturday, 22 February 2003, Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home Interment: Berkeley Memorial Gardens [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Thursday 20 Feb 2003, & Fri 21 Feb 2003.]

COTTINGHAM, SAMUEL FRANCIS DOB: 18 September 1934; Age: 68 years POB: Williamsburg, SC Father: Mitchell Carodine Cottingham (deceased) Mother: Mary Lee Cole Cottingham Boyd (deceased) Education: Williamsburg High School graduate Clemson University Occupation: Owner of Sam’s Shoe Service in Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC for forty years having retired in 2000. Served on the Williamsburg County Council for 16 years. Organizations: Kingstree Masonic Lodge #46 Religion: Trio United Methodist Church DOD: 5 December 2002, Thursday POD: residence in Greeleyville, Williamsburg, SC Survivors: Wife: Beatrice Gamble Disher Cottingham of Greeleyville, Williamsburg, SC Daughter: Frances C.(husband: Darren) McCrea of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Grandsons: Joshua & Justin McCrea both of Kingstree Step-daughter: Mildred D. Grimsley of Florence, SC Step grandson: Jason Grimsley of Florence, SC Adopted son: Cris (wife: Mae Belle) McBride of Trio Sisters: Juanita C. Gordon of Georgetown Doris C. (husband: Heyward) McCants of N. Charleston, SC Margaret B. (husband: Fritz) Smith of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Marilyn B. (husband: Tom) Summers of Columbia, SC Brothers: Mitchell C. (wife: Virginia) Cottingham of Manning, SC J. D. (wife: Betty) Cottingham of Lynchburg Wallace R. (wife: Carolyn) Cottingham of Georgetown, SC Ralph E. (wife: Betty) Cottingham Lynchburg Dr. Walter C. (wife: Beth) Cottingham of Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Services: 7 December 2002, Saturday, Kingstree United Methodist Church. Burial: to follow in Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 6 December 2002, Friday.]

COTTON, Mary Age: 93 POB: Careyville, FL Father: Louis Melvin Nelson (deceased) Mother: Daisy Hubbard Nelson of Sherman, FL Education: Florida State College, teacher’s cert. Spouse: Harry Hill Cotton (deceased) Moved: came to Georgetown in 1937 when spouse was employed by International Paper Co. that just opened. Occupation: Teacher in Florida schools. President of the Women’s Soc. of Christian Service in SC for many years. Religion: Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, served in many capacities The Methodist Oaks, positions: choir, library, reception desk DOD: 14 Nov 2002, Thursday POD: The Methodist Oaks in Orangeburg, SC Surviving: Daughter: Lucy Cotton Rabb & husband: John Woodson Rabb of Camden Son: Harry Hill Cotton, Jr. and wife: Patricia Rich Cotton of Lexington Sister: Ellie Ruth Nelson Porter of Williston, FL Granddaughters: Sarah Rabb Taylor and husband, Derrick of Lexington Julie Cotton McKendrick and husband, Bob of Roswell, GA Grandsons: John Woodson Rabb jr. and wife Scott of Camden David Louis Cotton of Montgomery, AL Great grandchildren: Caroline Taylor of Lexington Michael Rabb of Camden Krista and Joshua Caudill of Roswell, GA Services: 17 Nov 2002, Sunday in Elmwood Cemetery, Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 15 Nov 2002, Friday.]

Ragna Esther Rasmussen Crail, 80, of Moncks Corner, died July 5, 2006, at a Charleston hospital.The funeral was at 10 a.m. July 8, at St. John's Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Russell Funeral Chapel, was in the church cemetery.Mrs. Crail was born September 18, 1925, in Tumbala' Chiapas, Mexico, a daughter of John Edward Rasmussen and Mally Milde Rasmussen. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner.Surviving are her husband, Ralph G. Crail of Moncks Corner; two sons, Mark Crail of Colleyville, Texas and Dale Crail of Evans, Ga.; a brother, John Rasmussen of Leesburg, Fla.

Mrs. Ann T. Craven, 59, of Pisgah, Ala., formerly of St. Stephen, passed away March 26, 2006, at BMC Montclair Hospital, Birmingham. Graveside services were held April 1 at St. Stephen Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the American Heart Association.

CRAVEN, DUANE LONNIE DOB: 19 Oct 1962; Age: 40 years POB: Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Father: David L. Craven (deceased) Mother: Helen Burkett Craven DOD: 26 Nov 2002, Tuesday POD: North Charleston, SC hospital Survivors: Mother Brother: Martin R. Craven of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Sister: Donna Craven of Bonneau, Berkeley, SC Services: 30 Nov 2002, Saturday at The First Baptist Church of Bonneau Burial: Macedonia Christian Church Cemetery Russell Funeral Chapel Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 28 Nov 2002, Thursday.]

CRAWFORD, JOSEPH EARL DOB: 12 Jul 1932; Age: 70 years POB: Franklin County, Apalachicola, FL Father: Ollie Neal Crawford Mother: Medie Maryland Crawford Occupation: Chargeuers Wool USA Plant, Jamestown, SC: maintenance supervisor, retired Religion: Victory Free Will Baptist Church DOD: 17 December 2002, Tuesday POD: Georgetown Memorial Hospital Predeceased: First wife: Dorothy Mae Taylor Crawford Survivors: Wife: Eugenia G. Crawford of Andrews, SC Son: Thomas Crawford of Andrews, SC Daughters: Carolyn Case & Betty Crawford both of Andrews, SC Step-son: Tony Bowers of Andrews, SC Step-daughters: Carolyn Locklair of Trio Marilyn Gibson of Andrews, SC Sister: Shirley C. Brouillard of Englewood, FL Grandchildren: 12 Great-grandchildren: 7 Services: 20 December 2002, Friday, in Andrew Memorial Cemetery, directed by: Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 19 December 2002, Thursday.]

Williard Crawford Crawford, 91, of Bonneau, a retired secretary, died April 26, 2006, at a Manning hospital. The graveside funeral service was at 2 p.m. April 29 in Harleyville Southern Methodist Church Cemetery. Burial was directed by Russell Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Crawford was born November 26, 1914, in Berkeley County, a daughter of Levi L. Crawford and Esterly Guerry Crawford. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Harleyville Southern Methodist Church. She was the widow of Mouzon Crawford. Surviving are a grand-nephew, H. Rodney (Vicki) Dupree of Macedonia; and grand-niece, Lisa D. (Scott) Knight of Douglasville, Ga.

CRAWFORD, SOPHIE BARNETTE Residence: Russellville, SC Spouse: Frank Crawford (dec’d) Services: Saturday, 18 January 2003 in Russellville Christian Church Interment: will follow in church cemetery Funeral Home: St. Stephen Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Saturday, 18 January 2003.]

Bonnie Lou Floyd Creel, 58, of St. Stephen, SC, a retired assistant plant manager for St. Stephen Knitwear, died Aug. 23, 2006, at her residence. The funeral was held 2 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, Jamestown. The Revs. Eddie Knight and Charles Readling officiated. Interment followed at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, St. Stephen. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.Mrs. Creel was born Jan. 26, 1948, in Florence Co., SC, a daughter of Loyd Floyd and Ethelyn Lee Floyd. She was a member of the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are her husband, Foley M. Creel; two sons, Loyd Anthony "Tony" Weston of Andrews and John Richard Weston of St. Stephen; four sisters, Betty Bellflowers and Elaine Fort, both of Bonneau and Catherine Black and Theresa Davis, both of Timmonsville; five brothers, Loyd Dexter Floyd of Macedonia, and Eddie Floyd, Harry Floyd, Herbert Floyd, and Nelson Floyd, all of St. Stephen; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers were Eddie Floyd, Jr., Herbert Floyd, Jr., Lloyd "Bucky" Black, Bradley Weston, Christopher Weston, and Anthony Weston. Honorary pallbearers were Douglas Floyd, Harry Floyd, Jr., Joseph Cotton, and Nicholas Bellflower.

Foley Mitchum Creel, 56, of St. Stephen, a former personnel manager for Gates Rubber Company, died Wed., Aug. 30, 2006 at his residence. The funeral was held Sat., Sept. 2, in the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, Jamestown. The Revs. Eddy Knight and Britt Peavy officiated. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, St. Stephen. Directed by Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner. Mr. Creel was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Johnsonville, SC , a son of Leroy P. Creel and Lillian Cameron Creel. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.Surviving are, two stepsons, Loyd Anthony "Tony" Weston of Andrews and John Richard Weston of St. Stephen; two sisters, Gaynell Floyd of St. Stephen and Evonnie Burke of Portal, GA; and three brothers, Laurin Creel, Leroy Creel, and David Creel all of St. Stephen. Pallbearers were Harry Haselden, Eddie Floyd, Jr., Shane Floyd, Harry Floyd, Jr., Warren Rose, and Davey McKenzie. Honorary pallbearers were Jarrett Craven, Bubba Owens, Murray Evans, Kay Evans, Brian Evans, John Richard Weston, Loyd Anthony Weston (Tony).

CROCKETT, JOSEPH JACK Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Services: Sunday, 2 February 2003, in the Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Saturday, 1 February 2003.]

CROCKETT, JOSEPH JACK DOB: 12 December 1923, in Nebo, Illinois Parents: David Crockett & Olga Brown Crockett Residence: Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: Boilermaker, retired welder Military: USN veteran of WWII, Korean Conflict DOD: Friday, 24 January 2003, in Mt. Pleasant, SC Survivors: Daughter: Linda Crockett-Davidson of England Sons: Daniel Crockett of England, David Crockett of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC, Dennis Crockett of Walla Walla, WA, Robert Crockett of Denver, CO, and Thomas Crockett of San Francisco, CA Brothers: Jim Crockett of Nebo, IL, Charles Crockett of Marion, IL, Richard Crockett of Pensacola, FL, and David Crockett of Oklahoma City, OK Grandchildren: eight Predeceased: Wife: Priscilla Champa Crockett Services: Sunday, 2 February 2003, memorial services in Funeral home chapel. Funeral Home: Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Sunday, 26 January 2003.]

CROFT, JAMES ARMOUR DOB: 30 December 1930, in St. George, SC Parents: Grover Cleveland Croft, Sr. & Lula Belle McMichael Croft Residence: Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Occupation: General Crane, electrical engineer, retired Military: USN, veteran of the Korean War DOD: Wednesday, 15 January 2003, at a Charleston, SC hospital Survivors: Wife: Faye Pfaehler Croft of Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Son: Chuck Croft (Belle) of Mt. Pleasant, SC Brother: Grover C. Croft of Summerville, SC Grandsons: James M. Croft & John Willson Croft both of Mt. Pleasant, SC Services: Saturday, 18 January 2003, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Chapel Burial: will follow in Wassamassaw Baptist Church Cemetery, Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC Funeral Home: Parks Funeral Home, Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Friday, 17 Jan 2003, & Sat.18 Jan 2003.]

Joseph Russell Cross, 86, a retired school superintendent and tree farmer, died Sunday in an Orangeburg nursing home. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Friendship United Methodist Church. Burial, directed by Avinger Funeral Home of Holly Hill, will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Cross was born in Cross, a son of Joseph P. Cross and Addie Lea Russell Cross. He was a graduate of Wofford College and the University of South Carolina. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a past president of the Moncks Corner Rotary Club and Cross Lions Club, and a past vice president of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina. He was the founder and past president of the Berkeley County Historical Society. He was a member of the National Education Association, the American Legion, the S.C. Historical Society, the Sons of the American Revolution and Friendship United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Julia Harrington Rogers Cross of Orangeburg; a son, Joseph R. Cross Jr. of Columbia; two daughters, Gertrude C. Singletary of Cross and Julia Lambert of Elloree; and eight grandchildren. [Source: “J. RUSSELL CROSS-Obituary,” July 18, 2000, Charleston, South Carolina, The Post and Courier]

A memorial service for Pamela F. Croxton of Summerville will be held Friday, June 30, 2006 at James A. Dyal Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was private. Mrs. Croxton died June 14, 2006 at her residence. She was 57.Mrs. Croxton was born Oct. 27, 1948 in Honolulu, Hawaii, daughter of the late Stanley and Sarah Goveia Pickarski. She was a graduate of Sacred Hearts Academy in Honolulu. She was past president of the Briarwood Civic Association and was a homemaker.Survivors include her husband, Joel David Croxton; two sons, Mark Croxton of Virginia and his wife Heather and Matthew Croxton of Columbia, S.C.; two grandchildren, Kate and Connor Croxton of Virginia; and her sister, Paula. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Hospice of Charleston, 3870 Leeds Ave., Suite 101, North Charleston, SC 29405.Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home.

CUMMINGS, NETHER W. Services: 17 December 2002, Tuesday at Gethers Funeral Chapel 200 Grace St. Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Interment: Lloyd Cemetery, Cordesville, Berkeley, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 16 December 2002, Monday.]

A Funeral Mass for Joseph Robert Currier, of Summerville, will be celebrated at 9 a.m. today, May 10, 2006 at St. John The Beloved Catholic Church, 28 Sumter Ave. in Summerville. The Rite of Committal will take place at Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum. Mr. Currier died May 8, 2006 in a local hospital. He was 80. Mr. Currier was born Oct. 26, 1925 in Rochester, New Hampshire, a son of the late Joseph W. Currier and the late Marie Annie Robichaud Currier. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of World War II, in which he received two Purple Hearts. Mr. Currier retired as a pipe-fitter from the Charleston Naval Shipyard. Mr. Currier was a devoted husband , father and member of St. John The Beloved Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Anne R. Currier of Summerville; four daughters, Carol Laurion of Lakeland, Fla., Marcia Porter of James Island, Donna Edwards of Summerville and Linda Crawford of Great Falls, Mont.; a son, Robert J. Currier of Lebanon, Penn.; a brother, John W. Currier of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Louise Larochelle of Manchester, N.H.; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John The Beloved Catholic Church, 28 Sumter Ave., Summerville, S.C. 29483. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, INC.,130 West 1st North Street, Summerville, SC.

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