Mrs. Robbie Aldridge, 86, of Georgetown, S.C. passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Jay Aldridge and her grandson, Levi Singletary.
She is survived by her children, Shelia Sullivan (Bill) of Georgetown and Sheree Brown (Larry) of Tampa, Fla. and Shelley Singletary of Bushnell, Fla.; a brother Frank Ray of Dothan, Ala. and a sister Ida Mae Belk of Steens, Miss.; grandchildren, Seth and Sabrina Sullivan, Aaron, Jeremy and Nick Brown and Jennifer Singletary Vela-Guerrera (Pablo).
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Fireside Ministries Church in Georgetown
In lieu of flowers make contributions to: Fireside Ministries Church, PO Box 1099, Georgetown, S.C. 29442 and/or Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C..
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Dr. L. Bradford Courtney
Dr. L. Bradford Courtney, age 77, of Conway, S.C. died peacefully Friday morning, January 11, 2013 at his home, overlooking the Great Pee Dee River.
Born in the Couchton Community of Aiken he was predeceased by his parents Clarence Cosmo and Willie Burckhalter Courtney.
Dr. Courtney was a graduate of Aiken High School, University of South Carolina and a 1961 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina.
He was a beloved pediatrician and cared for generations of children at Conway Pediatrics for over 48 years.
He was a member of Kingston Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Courtney served in the United States Navy as a Lt. Commander during the Vietnam War.
Dr. Courtney was predeceased by his beloved first wife, Carolyn Nelson Fortson Courtney; brothers, Clarence Courtney Jr., Gordon Courtney and Leslie Courtney; and a sister, Martha Courtney Woodruff.
The love of family was the focus of his life, and he is survived by his wife, Lynda Taylor Courtney; two sons, Brad (Kimberly) Courtney and Press (Jennifer) Courtney; six daughters, Mary Caroline (Wallace) Vaught, Alys (Ed) Lawson, Gwen (Pat) Webster, Cyndi (Darren) Smith, Jessica (Craig) Sasser and Lauren (Lad) Hunter; and best friend, Franklin (Delbra) Hicks; grandchildren, Bradford, Blake, Carolyn and Mary Wallis Vaught, Kate and Paul Lawson, Rick and Anna Foxworth, Max and Rachel Webster, Ford and Glenn Courtney, West, Sarah and Jordan Pressley Courtney, Marshall and John Henry Sasser, and Sophia Smith; great-grandchildren, Wade, Erich and Millie Vaught; father-in-law, Robert Moore Taylor; and a brother, William O'Neil (Yvonne) Courtney of Aiken.
The family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Kingston Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Rhett Talbert officiating.
Entombment followed at Hillcrest Mausoleum.
The family requests that memorials be sent to Kingston Presbyterian Church Youth Fund, 800 Third Avenue, Conway, S.C. 29526, or to the Conway Medical Center Foundation - Courtney Family Endowment, P.O. Box 829, Conway, S.C. 29528.
Funeral services for Mr. Richard L. Douglas will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church, New Ellenton with his grandsons serving as pallbearers.
Interment will follow at Southlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church Christian Life Center.
Mr. Douglas, 97, of New Ellenton, S.C., died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at his residence..
A son of the late William Andrew Douglas and Frances Barfield Douglas, he was born September 16, 1915 in Lake City, S.C.. He served in the US Army during World War II. Mr. Douglas moved his family to New Ellenton, S.C., in 1954.
Mr. Douglas was a dedicated Christian that firmly believed in giving to charities.
He was a member of Foreman Memorial Baptist Church for 58 years in New Ellenton where he served on the Board of Deacons, the building committee, and served as the Men's Sunday School teacher.
Mr. Douglas was a Christian example in all of his activities of life and was very much blessed by God.
He was a retired welder of 60 years with the Local 150. In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He enjoyed sharing vivid stories of his past childhood, farm life, Army life and of his years in construction.
His stories and jokes will be greatly missed by family and friends of all ages.
In 1999, he was known as the oldest man to learn how to fly a plane. Age was no deterrent to his ambitions.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Douglas was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Mildred Fenters Douglas, three brothers, three sisters, four brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.
He is survived by his children, Wayne (Rita) Douglas of Edgewater, Fla., Sharon Rich of Evans, Ga., Kay (John) McKinney of Jackson, S.C., Susan (Dwight) Hall of New Ellenton, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Hawthorne, Jeffrey Rich, Lt. John (Tara) McKinney, Joseph McKinney, Arlene (Melvin, Jr.) Flippin, Alison (Troy) Blanton, Richard (Lauren) Hall and Carey McKinney-Douglas; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; three brothers-in-law; six sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the services provided by Caris Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Gideon Bible Association, Shriners Hospitals For Children, Caris Hospice, or The Salvation Army.
Expressions of sympathy for the Douglas family may be left at www.georgefuneralhomes.com
Linda Ann Haselden Graham, 65, of Georgetown, S.C., widow of Eugene Graham, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at her home.
Born on September 18, 1947, in Hemingway, S.C. she was a daughter of the late Mose Haselden and the late Minnie Lee Parker.
Mrs. Graham was a member of Ringel Heights Baptist Church and was retired from Landy’s Dry Cleaners.
Survivors include two children, Joseph “Mitch” Richardson of Greenville and Margaret Richardson Roblero of Georgetown; three grandchildren, Briza, Briana and Miguel Roblero, all of Georgetown; four brothers; and two sisters.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
A Graveside Service was held at 3 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013 in the Graham Cemetery with the Rev. Themos Cribb officiating.
The family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Graham Funeral Home.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown was in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).
Mary Kae Harrison, 59, passed away on January 8, 2013 at her home.
Born on September 5, 1953, in Columbia, S.C., she was the daughter of Mary Katherine Dunn Harrison and the late Dr. A. Franklin Harrison III.
Ms. Harrison was a registered nurse and was a member of the South Carolina Nurses Association.
She enjoyed traveling and had a sincere love for animals.
Ms. Harrison loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who loved her.
Survivors include her mother, Katherine Harrison of Georgetown; three brothers, Frank Harrison and his wife Susan of Lugoff, Brian Harrison of Columbia and Michael Harrison of Columbia; step mother, Joanne Harrison of Columbia; two nieces, Katelin and Mara Harrison; two nephews, Caleb and Justin Harrison; close friends, John and Sara Hardee of West Columbia; two beloved pets, Cammi and Kokoa; and many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
An Inurnment Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Brad Dunn officiating.
Memorials may be made to any local animal shelter.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).
Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces the funeral services for Mrs. Carrie S. Sumpter, age 66, of the Pee Dee Community of Hemingway, S.C.
Mrs. Sumpter died on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Georgetown, S.C.
She was the wife of the late Mr. Thadd Sumpter of the Pee Dee Community of Hemingway.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013 at St. Johns Holiness Church in the Pee Dee Community of Hemingway, with the Elder Charles Sumpter, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Trinity AME Church Cemetery.
The remains will lie in state in the sanctuary of the church from noon until the hour of the service.
Viewing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Linen-Knox Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sumpter is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Loretta Nesbitt, Mrs. Sharon Sumpter, Mrs. Stephanie Sumpter, and Mrs. Michelle Sumpter, all of Hemingway, and Mrs. Frances Hunt of Conway, S.C.; two sons, Mr. Ronald Sumpter and Mr. Jonathan Sumpter, both of Hemingway; three sisters, Mrs. Alzalee Davis of Florida, Mrs. Urchelle Cuttino of New Haven, Conn. and Mrs. Margaree Rogers of Spartanburg, S.C.; one brother, Mr. Calvin Rogers of Conway, S.C.; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.
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