Mr. Levi Bing
ALLENDALE, S.C. -- Mr. Levi ``Pokie'' Bing, 39, of 27 Butler St., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Cave Funeral Service. Burial will be in Miller Swamp Church Cemetery.
Mr. Bing was a native of Allendale County.
Survivors include his mother, Thelma Bing Elmore; five brothers, James Elmore, Bernard Elmore, Tyrone Elmore and Leon Elmore, all of Allendale, and Charles Elmore Jr., Columbia; and three sisters, Lavon Elmore and Beatrice Elmore, both of Allendale, and Barbara Elmore, Columbia.
Mr. Gary Blackston Jr.
JOHNSTON, S.C. -- Mr. C. Gary Blackston Jr., 54, of 971 McCreight Road, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Edgefield, with the Rev. Lowell Clark officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park, Edgefield.
Mr. Blackston, a native of Saluda County, had retired as owner of Blackston's Shell Service Station and was a carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia McGee Blackston; two daughters, Rhonda B. Herron and Renae B. Kaigler, both of Lexington; one stepson, Allen Clark, Ridge Spring; two stepdaughters, Kay C. Corley, Edgefield, and Sara C. Green, Ridge Spring; his mother, Mary W. Blackston, Saluda; three brothers, Jim Blackston, North Augusta, Tom Blackston, Ward, and Leslie Blackston, Saluda; two sisters, Diane Bartley and Gloria Miller, both of Saluda.
Pallbearers will be Gordon Haltiwanger, William D. Clark, Forrest Haltiwanger, Dwight Stone, Russell Blackston and Stanley Crouch.
Friends may call at the residence of Sara Green, 463 Old Plank Road, Ridge Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Robert Boone Jr.
Retired construction worker
PERKINS, Ga. -- Mr. Robert E. ``Bob'' Boone Jr., 69, of 1912 Boone Road, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Jenkins County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Habersham United Methodist Church with the Rev. Henry Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Millen Cemetery, Millen.
Mr. Boone, a native of Glynn County, was a retired construction worker and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was a member of Habersham United Methodist Church, Screven Masonic Lodge No. 248 and Scotish Rite Member of Alee Temple.
Survivors include his wife, Clyde Jenkins Boone; one son, Robert L. Boone, Millen; one daughter, Patsy B. Johnson, Lakeland, Fla.; two brothers, R. Glenn Boone, Millen, and Nicholas Boone, Wendell, N.C.; one sister, Martha B. Taft, Savannah; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be members of Screven Masonic Lodge No. 248, Free and Accepted Masons.
Friends may call until noon Wednesday at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Essie Brauman
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mrs. Essie Winn Brauman, 71, of 400 Crossroad Drive, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, Augusta, with Dr. Andrew Menger officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park, Augusta.
Mrs. Brauman, a native of Clarksville, Va., was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, Frank H. Brauman; five daughters, Lorraine E. Atkins and Shirley M. Brauman, both of Augusta, Linda C. Draper, Vestaburg, Mich., Judith B. Taylor, Aiken, and Joyce B. Scott, Martinez; a brother, Darley Pulliam, Clarksville; a sister, Lucille Livesay, Petersburg, Va.; and 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Gerald W. Taylor, Ronald E. Scott, Eddie Summerall, Joseph Summerall, Frank Shaw and D. Keith Atkins Jr.
Friends may call after the service at the residence of Joyce B. Scott, 4758 Remmington Place, Martinez.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Frances Cooper
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mrs. Frances T. Cooper, 83, of 2006 Torry Ave., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at University Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with the Revs. Gary C. Redding and Robert H. Ledbetter officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Cooper, a native of Greenville County, was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of North Augusta, where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was a first lady of Beta Sigma Phi.
Survivors include two sons, Randy Cooper and David Cooper, both of North Augusta; one daughter, Pat C. Carpenter, North Augusta; two stepbrothers, Floyd Crawford, Bishopville, N.C., and Leonard Crawford, Taylors, N.C.; and nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Rod Greenway, Tony Pressley, Robert Laube, Trey Laube, Leo Bohmer, Harold McElmurray, Bob Bolton and Earl Saggus.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of First Baptist Church of North Augusta.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home.
Mr. William Dallis Jr.
LINCOLNTON, Ga. -- Mr. William B. ``Sonny'' Dallis Jr., 46, of 1060 Old Augusta Road, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at his residence.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery with the Revs. Robert D. Adams and Paul C. Reviere officiating.
Mr. Dallis, a native of Lincoln County, was a truck driver with McWhorter Logging Co. and a marine mechanic.
Survivors include his mother, Rachel B. Dallis, Lincolnton; one brother, James Allen Blackburn, Windsor; and two sisters, Evelyn Hill and Elaine Cliatt, both of Papillion, Neb.
Pallbearers will be Al Blackburn, Randy Blackburn, Scotty Blackburn, Kirby Beggs, Michael Ferguson, David Inglett, Price McWhorter and Gary Wells.
Friends may call at the residence of Rachel B. Dallis, 301 Moss St., or at Beggs Funeral Home.
Mr. Tyrone Dumas
Mr. Tyrone Dumas, 40, of 631 Sea Isle Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, in Jacksonville, Fla.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. J.L. Stokes officiating. Burial will be in Walker Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Dumas, a native of Augusta, was a plastic fabricator and had served in the Marine Corps.
Survivors include one son, Damien T. Simmons; his mother, Annie Mae Dumas Parker; two brothers, Alexander Dumas, Boston, and William Dumas, Augusta; and one sister, Ashley Davis, Augusta.
Pallbearers will be members of his family.
Friends may call at the residence or the funeral home.
The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. A.J. Dunn
HARRISON, Ga. -- Mr. A.J. ``Son Dunn'' Dunn, 71, of 503 S. Railroad Ave., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Springfield Fellowship Church with the Rev. Anthony Pittman officiating. Burial will be in Harrison Cemetery.
Mr. Dunn, a native of Washington County, was a lumber stacker.
Survivors include his wife, Reddie Mae Dunn; three sons, Edward Dunn and Beverly Dunn, both of Hephzibah, and Robert Dunn, Sandersville; seven daughters, Geraldine Ingram and Elizabeth Horton, both of Tennille, Pauline Hagans and Ruby Williams, both of Sandersville, and Joyce Dunn, Gloria Hayes and Patricia Dunn, all of Harrison; and 31 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Sandersville, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Louise Faciane
LEESVILLE, La. -- Mrs. Louise ``BeBe'' Barron Faciane died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at St. Francis Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First United Pentecostal Church with the Rev. M.C. Green officiating. Burial will be in Windsor Baptist Church Cemetery, Windsor, S.C.
Mrs. Faciane, a native of Statesboro, Ga., was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas Faciane; two sons, James L. Barron and Grady Barron, both of Eureka, S.C.; one sister, Mattie L. Widener, Windsor; and six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Hixson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Howard Faust
Department of Transportation retiree
WARRENTON, Ga. -- Mr. Howard Edward Faust, 83, of 2208 Gibson Highway, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at McDuffie County Hospital.
Graveside services were Saturday at Mezbeth Cemetery, Durant, Miss., with the Rev. Richard Wiman officiating.
Mr. Faust, a native of Mississippi, was a World War II veteran and had retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. He was a Baptist and a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Faust; two daughters, Raye Causey, Kingwood, Texas, and Jo Anne Bouffler, Davenport, Fla.; two brothers, Alfred Faust, Durant, and Robert L. Faust, Arcadia, Texas; and one sister, Mary E. Hester, Belzoni, Miss.
Mortimer Funeral Home, Belzoni, was in charge of arrangements.