Mary H. Green, age 85, of Columbia, S.C.
Margaret J. Washington, age 81, Johnsonville, S.C.
Bertie Morris Davis, 90, of Andrews, S.C., a beloved mother and the widow of Samuel Rhodus Davis Sr., went home to be with the Lord and join her waiting loved ones on Thursday night, August 16, 2012 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Davis was born the daughter of Louis Calhoun Morris and Lorraine Wilson Morris on August 15, 1922, in Andrews.
She was a 37-year employee of Oneita Industries where she worked in the finishing department.
She was a member of Oak Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a devoted wife, cherished mother, and a loving grandmother.
Bertie and Rhodus were married on June 8, 1940 and celebrated 67 years together.
She was blessed to live and see five generations including four children, Jimmie (Lois) Davis, Lillian Powell, Polly (Arthur) Lambert and Rhodus (Debbie) Davis Jr.; eight grandchildren, Tony (Bobbi Jo) Davis, Lisa (Lee) Kellahan, Jamey (Lori) Powell, Jodi (Mikie) Morris, Nancy (Randy) Shaw, Janet (Steven) Cantley, Sammie Davis and Travis Davis; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; a son, Rhodus Jr.; a son-in-law, Preston Powell; one brother, Leroy Morris; four sisters, Ethel Terry, Clara Sowell, Annie Flowers, and Vernell Tisdale.
A Going Home Celebration was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at the Oak Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church with interment in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday evening, August 18, 2012 at the Andrews Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home was honored to serve the Davis family. Online condolences may be sent at McKenzieFH.com.
Rosa Louise Mobley Dean, 89, of Hemingway, S.C. a beloved mother and the widow of Kenneth G. Dean Sr., went home to be with her Lord and join her waiting loved ones Saturday morning, August 18, 2012, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Dean was born a daughter of John Mobley and Carrie Woodberry Mobley on March 5, 1923 in Nesmith. She was a member of Nesmith Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Women’s Union Missionary. She committed her life to acts of selfless giving, fervent prayer, and an unconditional love to earn her the distinguished title – Beloved Mother.
Rosa and Ken were married in 1943 and were blessed with three sons, Michael T. (Elizabeth) Dean, James B. “Jimmy” (Janie) Dean, Sr., and Kenneth G. Dean, Jr.; five daughters, Bobbi Michau, Dorothy (Allen) Mobley, Linda Lambert, Patricia (Louie Brown) Sawvell, and Rose (Frank) Hanna; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; a son, Jimmy; a brother, Liston Mobley; and three sisters, Annie McCutcheon, Hazel Hughes, and Jenny Brockington.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Nesmith Baptist Church, with interment in the church cemetery directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday evening, August 19, 2012, at the Hemingway Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home was honored to serve the Dean family. An Online Family Register is at McKenzieFH.com.
Nervelee Milton Ford of Georgetown, S.C. died on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at St. Paul AME Church, directed by Linen-Knox Funeral Home.
Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Ford was born on September 9, 1934 in Plantersville, a daughter of Ida Alston Milton and James Milton.
She attended Howard High School and was a member of the Church of Christ in the Dunbar Community of Georgetown.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Ford of Georgetown and Janice Ford-Gore of Petersburg, Va.; four sons, Marshall Ford of Petersburg, Va., Harrison Ford of Hartsville, S.C., Jackie Ford of Blythewood, S.C. and Michael J. Ford of Andrews, S.C.; five sisters, Mary Dennison and Rebecca Milton, both of Georgetown, Martha Logan and Brenda Milton, both of Columbia, S.C.; and one brother, Clarence Milton of New Haven, Conn.
Nolan A. Herndon Jr.
Funeral services for Nolan A. Herndon Jr., 67, of West Columbia, S.C. will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church.
Officiating will be Pastor Tim Rogers, Pastor Mandy Taylor-Young and Pastor Dave DeDonato.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, 3050 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Mr. Herndon passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012.
He was born in Galveston, TX, the son of the late Nolan A. Herndon, Sr. and Julia Crouch Herndon.
He was raised in Edgefield, SC, where he graduated from Strom Thurmond High School and then attended Clemson University.
Mr. Herndon was retired from Johnson Controls after 35 years in heating and air conditioning work.
Nolan was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman.
But most importantly a loving husband, father, “PawPaw,” brother and friend.
Surviving are his loving wife of 45 years, Sue Cullum Herndon; son, John Carl Herndon (Sherri); daughters, Jennifer Sue Kodman and Katherine Ann Jackson (Ricky); five grandchildren, Patrick, Taylor, Thomas, Drew and Hunter; sister-in-law, Deborah Overton Herndon; two nephews, Jason (Jennifer) and Justin; and one great-niece, Carly Herndon.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brother and “friend” James Martin Herndon and a son-in-law, Stephen P. Kodman Sr.
Family and friends may sign online guest book at www.thompsonsfuneral.com.
Harold Smith Jr.
Harold J. Smith Jr. died on Thursday, August 16th at MUSC Hospital, Charleston, S.C.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Macedonia F.B.H. Church conducted by Rev. James Frasier.
Visitation took place on Monday at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Macedonia and on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
Mr. Smith was born on November 20, 1983, a son of Harold J. Smith Sr. and Mrs. Mildred Iszard Smith.
He attended the public schools of Georgetown County and Benedict College, Columbia, S.C.
Thereafter, for a number of years, he worked as a sales associate at Wachovia Bank.
Surviving are his parents, Harold J. Smith Sr. and Mrs. Mildred Smith; two brothers and two sisters, Darius Grant, Columbia, SC, Destin, Malikah and Laquanda Smith of Georgetown.
William West Sr.
William James West Sr., 85, beloved husband of Sandra Smoak West of Andrews, S.C., went home to be with the Lord Sunday afternoon, August 19, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. West was born the son of Joseph D. West and Rebecca M. West on February 2, 1927 in Loris, S.C.
He was a former employee of Chapin Company and the Gerald Hall Construction Company.
He was a member of Six Mile Crossing Church of God; a World War II Navy Veteran; and a Shriner and Mason.
James and Sandra celebrated 54 years together.
He leaves behind three children, Cynthia W. (Norman) Infinger, Teresa W. (Steve) Dillard and Frank Joseph (Cindy) West; five grandchildren, Jamie Underwood, Brandon Infinger, Brent Dillard, Frank Joseph West Jr., and Wayne West; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Luke West; a sister, Kathleen West; and a large number of nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers, Wadus West and Harvey West.
A Home Going Celebration with military recognition will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 25, 2012 at the Six Mile Crossing Church of God.
Interment will follow in the West National Cemetery, directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening, August 24, 2012 at the Andrews Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the West family. Online condolences may be sent at McKenzieFH.com.
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