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Fay M. Black

DALZELL – Fay “Smokey” Marvin Black, 80, husband of Sara Ryan Black, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at a local nursing center.

Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, he was a son of the late Vernon L. Black and the late Jeannie Shipley Black. Mr. Black was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He was a retired security guard with GSX Laidlaw.

Surviving are his wife of Dalzell; two sons, David Black of Texas and Marvin Dale Black of St. Louis, Mo.; four daughters, Patricia Black of Germany, Loretta Gail Black of Texas, Sara Marie Welch of Florence and Sherry D. Hughes of Dalzell; three brothers, Charles E. Black of Paxville, Murrell Black of Kansas and Elvin Black of Texas; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Junior Watkins.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Walkers Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. David Nate Brown and John C. Morris officiating.

Burial followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of the arrangements.

John B. Bowman

John Blease Bowman, 48, departed this life on Monday, June 6, 2005, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 19, 1956, in Sumter County, a son of the late Hazel Burroughs Bowman and Joe Davis Sr. and the stepson of Rovenia Davis. He was a member of Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, where he sang on the male and gospel choirs. He attended the private schools of Sumter County and was a 1977 graduate of St. Jude High School. After graduation, he served a tour of duty in the U.S. Army, where he received an Army Service Medal, Good Conduct and Overseas Service Ribbons, Good Conduct Medal and Expert Badge with M16 Rifle Bars.

He is survived by his stepmother, Rovenia R. Davis of Sumter; six sisters, Charlotte Davis, Margaret Harris, Rodine (Lenard) Jones, Carrie (Harold) Boone and Carolyn (Leroy) Abrams, all of Sumter, and Almeta Davis of Laurel, Md.; a cousin, Sarah Ginn of Sumter; four aunts, Gladys Bowman and Theo Camaron, both of Manning, Oreo Richburg of New York and Elouise Davis of Hampton, Va.; a dear and devoted friend, Edward Johnson of Sumter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.

Mr. Bowman was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Joe Davis Jr., Willie Davis, Clarence Davis and Archie Bowman; a sister, Elizabeth Scott; and a nephew, Derrick Davis.

Funeral services for Mr. Bowman were held on Friday, June 10, 2005, in the chapel of Sumter Funeral Service.

Burial followed in the Florence National Cemetery.

Sumter Funeral Service Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

Raleigh E. Dubose

Raleigh “Leslie” Ernest Dubose, age 66, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at his residence, after an illness.

Mr. Dubose was born in New Zion, a son of the late Raleigh Ernest Dubose and Mary Sudie Baird Dubose. Mr. Dubose served in the U.S. Army National Guard; was a retired machine operator with Santee Print Works; a member of the Po Boys Bass Club; and was a member of the New Zion United Methodist Church.

He was predeceased by one sister, Azalee Welch; and a brother, Joe Dubose.

He is survived by his wife of the home, Annie Rae Dubose; one stepdaughter, Darlene (Tommy) Helms of Turbeville; three stepsons, Carl Sims of Turbeville, Ricky (Nita) Sims of Scranton, Billy (Sheri) Sims of Lake City; five sisters, Tiny Brown, Sarah Driggers, Ann (Aubry) Green, all of Turbeville, Alice (Jackson) Welch of Sumter, and Helen (Ervin) Buddin of Gable; one brother, Linwood (Lois) Dubose of Turbeville; seven grandchildren, Kasey Helms, Brice Helms, Sterling Sims, Kyle Sims, Hunter Sims, Adrian Sims, Justin Sims; and a very special nephew, Walter McCrea of Andrews.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 12, 2005, at the New Zion United Methodist Church.

Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Floyd Funeral Home of Olanta was in charge of the arrangements.

Phillip Bryan Gamble

Phillip Bryan Gamble, 19, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.

Born June 25, 1985, in Florence, he was a son of Milton I. “Mike” Gamble, Jr. and Jean Kent Gamble. He was employed by Safeguard Termite of Sumter, and was a student at USC in Sumter.

Surviving besides his father of Florence and his mother of Manning are a brother, Christopher Michael Gamble of Florence; and maternal grandparents, Billy and Christie Kent of Mount Pleasant.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Milton and Carolyn Schaffer Gamble.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home in Manning, with Father Don Abbott officiating.

Burial followed in Clarendon Memorial Gardens in Manning.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, S.C. 29210 or to the Phillip Bryan Gamble Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o NBSC, P. O. Box 310, Manning, S.C. 29102.

Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory of Manning was in charge of arrangements.

Virginia O. Harrison

BALTIMORE, Md. – Virginia Odell Harrison, 58, died June 6, 2005, at Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore.

Born April 15, 1947, in the New Zion section of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Harold Harrison and Odessie McFadden Harrison Scott. She received her formal education at Walker-Gamble High School in New Zion. In her youth, she joined Howard Chapel AME Church. She was employed with Monmounth Medical Center in Longbranch, N.J.

Survivors include one daughter, Tomekia Harrison of Baltimore; one brother, David (Brenda) Harrison of Baltimore; one sister, Mary L. (Ernest) “Toot” Cooper of New Zion; eight aunts; five uncles; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Howard Chapel AME Church, Old Manning Road, New Zion, with the Rev. Edward Roberts, pastor, presiding, and the Rev. Jerome McCray serving as eulogist.

Burial was in Old McFadden Cemetery.

Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning was in charge of arrangements.

Ellis O. Huggins

Ellis Odell Huggins, 51 died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at his home.

Born in Manning, he was a son of the late John Greer Huggins and the late Katherine Evans Huggins. Mr. Huggins was employed as a tree surgeon.

Surviving are a sister, Shirley Huggins Clark of Gaston; three brothers, C.W. Huggins and Carl Huggins, both of Sumter, and Harold E. Huggins of North Charleston.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Compton; and two brothers, Allen J. Huggins and William L. Huggins Sr.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, June 11, 2005, in the Brewington Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Cribb officiating.

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of the arrangements.

Joe J. Johnson

Joe Joseph Johnson, 57, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at his residence in the Sammy Swamp community of Manning.

Born Dec. 24, 1947, in Paxville, Clarendon County, he was a son of Cunningham Burroughs and Tina Johnson Burroughs. He received his formal education in the public schools of Clarendon County, graduating from Manning Training High School Class of 1966. He was also a member of Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church. He worked in Sarasota, Fla., as a sanitation worker for the city for 20 years, until he retired.

Survivors include two sons, Leroy (Carol) Stepheny of Lancaster, Pa., and Darrell (Teisha) Johnson of Sarasota; one daughter, Jonique King of Sarasota; four sisters, Mary (Willie) Richburg of Baltimore, Md., Rosetta Nelson and Gracie James, both of Manning, and Gladys Myers of Lancaster, Pa.; five grandchildren; four aunts; one uncle; a special niece and helper, Deborah Montgomery; and friend, Zelda Ellerbe.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 10, 2005, at Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Henry Pressley, pastor, officiating.

Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery.

Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning was in charge of arrangements.

John F. Kalish Jr.

MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — John “Johnny” Franklin Kalish Jr., age 43, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at High Rock Lake, N.C.

Born in Sumter, and residing in North Carolina since 1994, Johnny was the beloved son of Judy Miles and her husband, A.J., of Summerton and Frank Kalish and his wife, Kris, of Mocksville. Johnny was a wonderful father, a great son, and a loving brother, and he will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Johnny loved hunting and fishing with his son, “Little Johnny”; his brothers-in-law, Tim Korn and Kenny Barnhardt; and his friends, Stan Josey, Mike Butler and John Woodruf.

Surviving in addition to his parents are one son, John “Little Johnny” F. Kalish III of Mocksville; three sisters, Cici Murphy of High Point, N.C., Pat Korn of Summerton and Debbie Kuglar of Beech Island; grandmothers, Elizabeth Housen of Sumter and Helen Tilford of Port St. Lucie; and stepbrothers and sisters, Don Miles, Kenny Barnhardt, Vicky Martin and Cindy Kalish.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 10, 2005, at the Chapel of Bullock Funeral Home with the Rev. Rob Pierce officiating.

Burial followed at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to NBSC, c/o “John Franklin Kalish III Trust Fund, In memory of John Franklin Kalish Jr.,” 497 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, S.C. 29150.

Bullock Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Cora Brown

Cora Mae Rawlinson Brown, 98, widow of Jennings Bryant Brown, died Friday, June 9, 2006, in Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.

Born Oct. 20, 1907, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Abram Sumter Rawlinson and the late Florence Sloan Rawlinson. She was a Winthrop College graduate and earned a Master in Education degree at the University of South Carolina. She was a retired teacher from Clarendon School District 2. Upon her retirement she taught at the Christian Academy of Manning First Baptist Church. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, and was a member of Manning First Baptist Church where she was secretary of the T.E.L. Sunday school class.

Surviving are a brother, Carey Lee Rawlinson of Manning; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 11, 2006, atManning First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Cottone officiating.
Burial followed in Manning Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Robert Sloan McLeod, Frank Rawlinson McLeod, Lucien McCutchen, Joe McCutchen, Chad Smith, Blake Smith and Jake Smith.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthias Episcopal Church Montessori School, P.O. Box 306, Summerton, S.C. 29148 or to Clarendon School District 2 Education Foundation, P.O. Box 1252, Manning, S.C. 29102.

Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of arrangements.

James A. Brown

James Albertus Brown, 80, husband of Daisy G. Brown, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Hopewell Healthcare Center.

He was born May 7, 1926, in Clarendon County, a son of the late Theodus and Clara Brown Brunson.

He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and served in the U.S Navy. After leaving the military, he returned to Sumter where he began an apprenticeship as a plasterer under the guidance and instruction of the late Jasper Slater. His skill and abilities as a master plasterer allowed him to travel all over the country using his trade. His handiwork is present in many buildings in the Sumter area to include the former NBSC building, Tuomey Hospital, First Presbyterian Church, Walker Avenue Church of God and many more. He was a baptized member of St. Mark Seventh Day Adventist Church where he used his skill to build the baptism pool of the church and stucco the outside.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Daisy; a son, Macco Albertus Brown, of the home; two granddaughters, Dessa T. Brown of Charlotte, N.C., and Natasha Blyther of Sumter; one great-grandchild, Heaven Destiny Hegod of Charlotte; one sister, Essie Brunson of Sumter; one brother, David Brunson of Sumter; one daughter-in-law, Artrell B. Brown of Sumter; two sisters-in-law, Hattie Bowman of Rochester, N.Y., and Alberta Green of Sumter; one brother-in-law, Morris Green of Philadelphia, Pa.; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Willie Brown, James B. Brown, Allen Brunson and Eugene Brunson; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Aslee James.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 8, 2006, at Berea Seventh Day Adventist Church with Elder Robert Green officiating, assisted by Elders Willie DuPree, Emmanuel Taylor and Richard Jenkins.

Burial followed in Hillside Memorial Park on Friday, June 9, 2006.

Job’s Mortuary Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

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