James Cato Jr.
GRANITEVILLE A graveside service for James H. Cato Jr., retired with Augusta Wholesale Florist, is 2 p.m. in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 3-5 tonight at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley. Born in Augusta to James Sr. and Eva Cato, he died Jan. 8, 2005. Surviving: wife, Geraldine Wade Cato; children, George Cato, Nancy Taylor; brothers, Louise, Lucis Cato; grands; great-grands; stepchildren; others.
TRAVELERS REST A graveside service for William Harold Capps, 85, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Grand View Memorial Gardens. The Howze Mortuary is in charge. Born in Greenville Co. to John and Lucy Bane Capps, he died Jan. 8, 2005. Surviving are wife, Sarah Reeves Capps; children, Marti Walden, Stephen Capps; daughter, Terri Fowler; brother, Christopher Capps; five grands; three great-grandchildren.
COLUMBIA Services for William Diamond, 85, retired with Southern Railroad, are 2 p.m. Monday at Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Barhamville Road; burial in Lincoln Cemetery. Visitation 5 tonight at Leevys Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. He died Jan. 6, 2005. Surviving: children, Sandra Johnson, Virginia Simon, Alfreda, Barbara, Mildred Diamond, William Jr., Harold, Ray; four siblings.
LORIS Services for Mattie Hodge Cox, 86, widow of Otto Cox, homemaker, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hardwick Funeral Home with burial in Live Oak Cemetery. Born in Green Sea to Jessie and Frances Buffkin Hodge, she died Jan. 7, 2005. She was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters, Frances McKenzie, Odetha Strickland; sister, Dora Todd; 10 grands; 13 great-grandchildren.
ROCK HILL A graveside service for Virginia Louise Drakeford, 82, is 3 p.m. Monday in Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home. Born in Chester Co. to Walter and Annie Gooch Hyatt, she died Jan. 8, 2005. Surviving: husband, Edward Drakeford; children, Jerald Drakeford, Carol Brindle; siblings, Clarence Hyatt, Dot Bailey, Genelle Pendergrass; 3 grands; 1 great-grandchild.
RIDGEWAY Services with burial for Charlie Bo Carter Douglas, 69, are 3 p.m. (viewing 2 p.m.) Monday at Rossville A.M.E. Zion Church. Additional viewing 3-6 tonight, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at Kings Funeral Home, Great Falls. Born in Chester Co. to Dan and Daisy Douglas, he died Jan. 5, 2005. Surviving: daughters, Cynthia Smith, Eva Durham, Renee Douglas, Felecia Massey; 3 siblings; 13 grands; 1 great-grandchild.
GREENWOOD Services for Olin Shedrack Eakin, 86, are 2 p.m. today at Blyth Funeral Home with entombment in Greenwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Blyth Funeral Home is in charge. Born in Greenwood Co. to James and Nina Jane Davis Eakin, he died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving are wife, Kathleen Smith Eakin; daughters, JoAnn Leaman Jr., Kathy Kincaid, Janice Hawkins; five grands; four great-grandchildren.
DARLINGTON Services for Beulah Cook DuBose, 82, are 3:30 p.m. Monday at Central Baptist Church with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Belk Funeral Home. Born in Darlington Co. to George and Louise Jordan Cook, she died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving are husband, Bill DuBose; son, Danny DuBose; grandchildren, Chris, Lindsay, Elizabeth, Coby DuBose; great-grandchild, Jonathan DuBose; others.
GREAT FALLS Services for Annie Kennington Griffin, 76, widow of Howard Griffin, are 4 p.m. Monday at Second Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home. Born in Lancaster Co. to James and Stella Lucas Kennington, she died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving are daughters, Patricia Terry, Cathy Horton; four grands; one brother.
LANCASTER A graveside service for Wade H. Funderburk, 81, is 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lancaster Memorial Park. Visitation is 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at 1100 Chesterfield Ave. Hartley Funeral Home is in charge. Born in Lancaster Co. to Boyce and Eula Blackmon Funderburk, he died Jan. 7, 2004. Surviving are daughters, Dr. Katherine Hacker, Joni Plyler; siblings, Eula, Ned, Ralph Funderburk; four grandchildren.
ORANGEBURG Services for Bert S. Hartzog, 90, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 tonight at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home. Born in Orangeburg Co. to Chester and Bessie Sanford Hartzog, he died Jan. 8, 2005. Surviving are wife, Ella Cooper Hartzog; daughter, Anne Berry; grandson, Michael Berry; sister, Janie Hartzog; brothers, Albert, Monroe Hartzog; nieces; nephews.
DENMARK Services with burial for John E. Lemmon, 61, are 1 p.m. (viewing noon) today at Second Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Leevys Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, Columbia, is in charge. He died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving are wife, Gloria A. Lemmon; daughter, Melva Brailey; siblings, James, Leroy Kelly, Henry Caldwell, Mary, Minnie, Gloria; two grands; one great-grand; special friend, Rudell Reddish.
NORTH AUGUSTA A memorial service for Glenn Leroy Lind, 79, retired with Crawford and Company, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Rowland Funeral Home with visitation to follow. Rowland Funeral Home is in charge. Born in Albany, N.Y., he died Jan. 6, 2005. Surviving are wife, Beverly Rose Lind; daughter, Karen Maddox; sons, Glenn, Kirk Lind; sister, Ruth Lind; five grands; two great-grandchildren.
DILLON Services for Larry McPhatter, 53, carpenter, are 4 p.m. Monday at Dillon Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial in Piney Grove Church Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Cooper Funeral Home. Born in Dillon to Laval and Annie Tyler McPhatter, he died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving are children, Tammy, Ray, Lee McPhatter; siblings, Dennis McPhatter, Linda Martin; 5 grands; 1 great-grandchild.
RIDGE SPRING Services for Charles Lindburg Oliphant, 69, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Pine Hill Baptist Church, Johnston, where he was a member. Amos & Sons Funeral Home, Johnston, is in charge. Born in Saluda to Joe and Elizabeth Glenn Oliphant, he died Jan. 5, 2005. Surviving are daughters, Francine, Karen Davis; sons, Clifton, Charles Oliphant; seven siblings; nine grands; others.
BOONE, N.C. Services for James L. Jim Penley, 88, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday (visitation 6-8 tonight) at Hampton Funeral Home. He died January 7, 2005. Surviving are son, Morris (Becky) Penley; granddaughters, Angie (Kenny) Rye, Susan Penley.
ROCK HILL Services for Buddy James Porter, 59, are 1 p.m. Monday (visitation 3-5 tonight) at Greene Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel with burial in Laurelwood Cemetery. Born in Rock Hill to William and Evelyn Porter, he died Jan. 5, 2005. Surviving: daughters, Regina Altman, Kimberly Efaw, Paula Porter-Lacey, Brandi Comer; siblings, Charles Porter, Carolyn Bailey, Mary Bradley; 10 grandchildren.
YORK Services for Heyward Walter Reid, U.S. Army veteran, are 1 p.m. Monday at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, where he was a member. Viewing 5-7 tonight at Wright Funeral Home with Masonic rites at 5 p.m. Born in York to Heyward and Colela Reid, he died Jan. 6, 2005. Surviving: wife, Katie W. Reid; daughters, Wanda Reid, Lisa James; grandchildren, Niya, Erinn; sister, Margaret Dunnemann; others.
Robert Pope Sr.
GEORGETOWN Services for Robert W. Pope Sr., 79, are 11 a.m. Monday at Screven Baptist Church with burial in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Graham Funeral Home. Born in Georgetown Co. to Buie and Lodie Mae Williams Pope, he died Jan. 7, 2005. Surviving: wife, Frances Pope; sons, Robert Jr., Andrew Sr., Ronald Pope; sisters, Ruth Conner, Martha Welch; six grands; one great-grandchild.
COLUMBIA Private graveside service for Frances W. Reich, 87, will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Washington Street United Methodist Church. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.
Mrs. Reich, wife of the late Graham C. Reich, Sr., died Saturday, January 08, 2005. Born in Greensboro, N.C., she was a daughter of the late William Hugh Womble and Alice Armstrong Womble. She received a B.S. degree in Institutional Management from UNC Greensboro and became a registered dietitian after an internship at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. She was the head dietitian at a hospital in Richmond, Va. She was a professional grade 4 in the federal government, worked at Arlington Hall during WW II, and was a cryptographer in the signal corps of military intelligence.
Mrs. Reich was a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church where she served for many years as a supervisor of the primary department for children. She served on the local board of the Girl Scouts of America.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Graham C., Jr. and Susanne Satterwhite Reich of Columbia; daughter and son-in-law, Catherine R. and Robert D. Coleman of Columbia; sister, Alice Womble Thomason of Greensboro, N.C.; and granddaughter, Elizabeth Victoria Tibshrany.