Fran Canady age 59, of Georgetown, S.C. died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
Born in Charlotte, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Frances and Joseph Love Canady Jr.
She graduated from Briarcliff High School in Decatur, GA and attended the University of Georgia. Fran was a longtime resident of Pawleys Island, Georgetown area.
Survivors include three brothers, Joseph Love Canady, III and his wife Robin of Charlotte, NC, Emmett Allen Canady and wife Debbie of Westminster, SC and Gary Lewis Canady and wife Lois of Mt. Pleasant, SC.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Reverend Frank Holsclaw officiating.
An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinch funeralhome.com /obituaries
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, 9967 Ocean Hwy. Pawleys Island, SC 29588.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Belma Dean Coker Goude, 83, of Georgetown, S.C., widow of Laurice Delton Goude, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at her residence.
Mrs. Goude was born June 10, 1928, a daughter of the late Jessie Neil Coker and Lennie Yarborough Coker. She was a seamstress and a homemaker. Mrs. Goude was an original charter member of Graves Southern Baptist Church and served her church as a Sunday School Teacher and Choir member.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Goude was predeceased by: two brothers, James Delbert Coker and Garris Deleon Coker; and two sisters, Stella Coker Young and Vendella Coker Young.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda Diane Goude Lawrence (Sonny) of Georgetown; four sons, Laurice Mackneil Goude, Michael Eugene Goude (Martha), and David Keith Goude (Tammy), all of Georgetown; James Delton Goude (Sherri) of Andrews; a brother, Rev. David Brice Coker of Georgetown; a sister, Mona Coker Carraway of Cowards; thirteen grandchildren; and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday morning, April 26, 2012, at Graves Sothern Baptist Church.
Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Dale Tripp and the Rev. Themos J. Cribb. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery Annex.
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The family will receive friends at Graves Southern Baptist Church Thursday morning, April 26, 2012 prior to the funeral service from 10 to 11 a.m.
Memorials may be made to: Graves Southern Baptist Church, 44 Vine Ct., Georgetown, SC 29440.
Ann Wells Massengill-Evans, 67, of Georgetown, S.C. died Friday, April 20, 2012 in Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Ann was born in Durham, N.C. on September 9, 1944, a daughter of the late Dr. Paul Robinson Massengill and Lila Pauline Wells Massengill.
She grew up in Greenwood and was an honor student at Greenwood High School and National Merit Scholar finalist.
Ann attended Erskine College on an academic scholarship and graduated from Lander College (University) in Greenwood.
She lived in Columbia for a time prior to moving to Georgetown.
Ann was a member of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church.
In addition to her parents Ann was predeceased by her beloved son, Mike Tuck.
Surviving are her loving husband, John Leslie Evans of Georgetown; a sister, Libby M. Bannister (Dr. Brooks) of Hartsville; two brothers, Paul R. Massengill, Jr. (Lynne) of Easley and C. Wells Massengill (Ceres) of Greenwood; a step-son, Jim Sughrue of Raleigh, N. C.; two step-daughters, Heather Sughrue Yates of Taylors and Vanessa Evans Sharon of Florida; a step-grandchild, Emma Yates; six nephews, C. Brooks Bannister, Jr., Paul R. Massengill, III, Scott Massengill, Will Massengill, Nate Massengill, and Taylor Dalton; four nieces, Elizabeth Bannister Thompson, Laura Bannister King, Carrie Massengill Frost, and Lauren Dalton; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. The family wishes thanks to special friends, Cynthia Eargle and Les Cotton of Georgetown.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, April 24, 2012 at the graveside in Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Greenwood.
Officiating was the Rev. Paul C. Fuener.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening, April 23, 2012 at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 4087 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.
Joseph Hannibal “Joe” NeSmith, 63, of Andrews, S.C., a beloved father and the cherished husband of Debbie Cook NeSmith, went home to be with the Lord Monday morning, April 23, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, April 25, 2012, in the sanctuary of the Bloomingvale Baptist Church.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the NeSmith family.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzieFH.com.
Robert Thompkins Sr.
Robert Mitchell Thompkins Sr., 74, husband of Marilyn Skipper Thompkins, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Born on December 3, 1937, in Horry County, he was a son of the late James Mallie Thompkins and the late Addie Bell Turbeville Thompkins.
Mr. Thompkins was a member of Ringel Heights Baptist Church, the men’s Brotherhood, the Son Shine Bible Class and served as a deacon for many years. He retired from Liberty Life Insurance Company after 39 years of service and was also a US Navy veteran.
Mr. Thompkins was an avid outdoorsman and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years; three sons, Mitch Thompkins (Jamie), Greg Thompkins (Renee) and Kevin Thompkins (Denise) all of Georgetown; six grandchildren, Meredith, Mallory, Gregory, Nicholas, Karli, and Devin; one brother, Mayo Thompkins (Verna) of Galivants Ferry; one sister, Elnita Johnson of Aynor; one special brother in law and sister in law, McRoy and Jo Skipper; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Thompkins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Ringel Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Themos Cribb officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Ringel Heights Baptist Church.
Memorial may be made to Ringel Heights Baptist Church Family Life Center Building Fund, PO BOX 602, Georgetown, SC 29442 or to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY, 10018.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).
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