Kathryn Olivia Mercer Coutu, 91, died Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown, S.C.
Mrs. Coutu was born in Andrews on July 9, 1921, a daughter of the late Christopher Columbus Mercer and Sarah Catherine Porter Mercer.
She grew up in the Suttons and Oak Grove sections of Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School.
Mrs. Coutu was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Andrews and a long-time member of Wayne United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Curtis Bell Sunday School Class and the Mary Martha Circle of United Methodist Women. She retired from International Paper Co. – Woodlands Division.
Mrs. Coutu was a loving mother and grandmother.
Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Daniel H. Coutu of Georgetown; a son, Daniel P. Coutu (Tonda) of Salisbury, N.C.; a daughter, Kathy C. Hemingway (Sel) of Andrews; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Coutu was predeceased by four brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday morning, August 31, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Andrews.
Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Ben Gafford.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove United Methodist Churchyard.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evening, August 30, 2012, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 205 S. Rosemary Ave., Andrews, SC 29510 or to Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440.
Horace W. Johnson, 81, husband of Jacqueline "Jackye" Skinner Johnson of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, died Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
The relatives and friends of Mr. Johnson are invited to attend a Celebration of His Life to be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012 in the First United Methodist Church in Isle of Palms, S.C.
Inurnment will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012 in J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel.
Mr. Johnson was born July 25, 1931 in Horry County, S.C., a son of the late Ira C. Johnson and Ora Graham Johnson.
He was the owner of H & J Trucking Inc. and was a member of the Isle of Palms Exchange Club, The Elks Club, the East Cooper Outboard Motor Club.
He enjoyed fishing, boating, traveling, cars, and loved his work.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline "Jackye" Johnson of Isle of Palms; son, H. Keith (Debra) Johnson of Isle of Palms; daughter, Colleen (Mike) Johnson-Wheeler of Isle of Palms; daughter, Keri (Andy) Hunt of Lake Wales, Fla.; brother, Worth T. (Heidi) Johnson of Pawleys Island, S.C.; sister, Nedra (Kenneth) Roberts of Aynor, S.C.; brother, Grady (Rebecca) Johnson of Aynor; sister, Joneita (Bobby) Finklea of Pamplico, S.C.; and seven grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 81 Gadsden Street, Charleston, SC 29403.
A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.
Mrs. Rosa Lee Wright-Thomas, 53, of Hinesville, Ga. went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Pawleys Island, S.C.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at St. John AME Church in Pawleys Island, with Rev. Richie Williams, officiating.
Burial follows in the Church Cemetery under the direction of McKnight-Fraser Funeral Homes.
A wake service will be held at the Church Friday, August 31, 2012 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Her remains will lie in state from 11 am until the hour of services Saturday.
Friends may sign a Guest Book at www.Mcknightfraserfuneralhomes.com.
Mrs. Thomas, daughter of Mrs. Josephine Young and the late Mr. John Wright, was born December 31, 1958 in Pawleys Island.
She was educated in Georgetown County schools, South Carolina State University and Cambridge College.
She was a retired teacher and was a member of Bethel AME Church, Hinesville, Ga. where she served as a Lay Member, Church School teacher, Bible Study teacher, Vacation Bible School teacher. She also worked with the Missionary Society and Steward Board.
Those left to cherish her memories are, (Ret) SFC Christopher Thomas, Hinesville, Ga.; her daughter, Christina Thomas, Hinesville, Ga.; her mother, Jospehine Young; and her siblings, Martha W. Rutledge, Doris Black, Holly Frazier Fannie Edwards, Bert Y. Smalls, Samuel Wright, James Brown, Ryan Hawkins and Eric Wright.
Charles Walters Sr.
Charles Dale Walters Sr., 73, of Andrews, S.C., a beloved father and the cherished husband of Martha Sue Parson Walters, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday night, August 28, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. Walters was born the son of Edgar Buford Walters, Sr. and Nell Cox Walters on July 13, 1939 in Williamsburg County.
He was a 1956 graduate of Andrews High School.
He was a retired employee with Kingstree Knitting Company and worked several years for the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Walters was member of the Spring Pond Pentecostal Holiness Church and served in the National Guard.
Dale and Martha were married on September 11, 1981 and celebrated 31 years together.
Their home was blessed with five children: Charles D. “Sam” (Theresa) Walters Jr., Hilda Yvonne (Alan) Ray, Lisa Renee Wiggins, Sharon Denise Agan, and Terrence Wayne (Rhonda) Agan; and nine grandchildren.
He also leaves behind a brother, Charles Edgar Walters; a sister, Shirley Ann (Louie) Borowsky; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother, Edgar Buford Walters Jr.
A Home Going Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Spring Pond Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Interment will follow in the Suttons United Methodist Church cemetery, directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evening, August 30, 2012, at the Andrews Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Walters family.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzieFH.com.
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