Obituaries, April 19, 2013

  • Thursday, April 18, 2013

Winifred Rogers-Bath

Winifred “Winnie” Sikes Rogers-Bath, 86, of Georgetown, a beloved mother, grandmother, and widow of Aubrey K. Rogers and Richard “Dick” O. Bath, departed this life on Tuesday morning, April 16, 2013.
Mrs. Rogers-Bath was born the daughter of Clayton Moore Sikes and Pearl Odom Sikes on December 12, 1926.
She committed her life to acts of selfless giving for her family and gave an unconditional love to earn her the distinguished title – Beloved Mother.
She leaves behind a son, Steven Kirk (Liz) Rogers; a beloved granddaughter which she raised as her daughter, Karen R. (Davy) Fulton; a daughter-in-law, Connie Rogers; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husbands; a son, Aubrey “Buddy” Keefe Rogers; three brothers, Houser Sikes, Luke Sikes, and Harry Sikes; and two sisters, Cyrthia S. Ohemke and Pearl Scalter.
A Celebration of Life was held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Georgetown First Assembly of God Church, directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Rogers-Bath family received family and friends immediately after the service in the church sanctuary.
A Committal Ceremony was held at 5 p.m. on Thursday in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rogers- Bath family.  Online condolences may be sent to our web site and the full obit may be viewed at McKenzieChapels.com.

Milford Darby

Milford Darby of the Sampit community died on Friday April 12, 2013 at The Medical University of South Carolina.
Funeral services for Mr. Darby were held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church at 2 p.m.  
Viewing took place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Wilds Courtyard Chapel.
Mr. Darby was born on February 21, 1944 in Georgetown, the son of John Myers and Lessie Mae Darby.
He was the owner and operator of Darby and Son Trucking Company.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Darby; two sons, Ray Anthony Darby and Kenneth Darby, both of Georgetown; two brothers, David Britton and Freddie Myers, both of Georgetown; and two sisters, Naomi Elliott and Vivian Pierce, both of Georgetown.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wild’s Funeral Home.

Bobby Davis

Bobby Joe Davis, 54, of Hemingway, S.C., passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Davis was born in Hemingway, a son of the late William Russell and Nellie Tyler Davis.
He was retired from the International Paper Company, and he loved to hunt deer, ducks, and turkeys.
Surviving are his wife, Marsha Owens Davis; daughters, Regina (Cal) Ard and Melanie Davis (fiancée Jordan Bowman); granddaughter, Reagan Ard; sisters, Virginia “Jenny” Davis, Frances (Levoid) Harrell, Gaynell (Thomas) Baker, Christine (Joe) Johnson, Mary Lois Owens, and Margie Duke; brothers, Louie (Mary Frances) Davis, William “Johnny” (Sandra) Davis, Frankie (Harriette) Davis, Earl (Daphne) Davis, Marion “Charlie” Davis, and Randy (Patsy) Davis; many beloved nieces and nephews; and four-legged “son” Goldie.
He was predeceased by a grandson, Samuel Edward Ard.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013 in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, will be in the church cemetery.
The family received friends at the Pleasant Hill Family Life Center, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013.
Sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.

Raymond Gause

Raymond Gause of Georgetown died on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Conway Medical Center.  
Funeral services for Mr. Gause will be on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Light House of Jesus Christ.  
A viewing will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday at Wilds Courtyard Chapel.
Mr. Gause was born on March 5, 1942 a son of  Mr. Jimmy Gause and Ms. Almena Davis.
He was a retired maintenance specialist at Georgetown Steel Corporation.
Surviving are: two sons, Bishop Willie Gause and Deacon Ray Anthony Gause both of Georgetown; one daughter, Ms. Tammy Gause of Georgetown, SC. one Brother Rev. Jimmy Gause; two sisters Jacquelyn Gause Leggette and, Ms. Geraldine Gause all of Marion, SC.  
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home.

Moses Lawrence
Moses Lawrence died on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Funeral service for Mr. Lawrence was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Burial followed in Morning Glory Cemetery.
Mr. Lawrence was born on February 14, 1942 in Georgetown, SC, a son of Mrs. Lena Blunt Lawrence and Mr. Ned Lawrence (both deceased).
He attended Georgetown County schools and was a 1962 graduate of Howard High School. After graduation  he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served faithfully for 27 years.
Surviving are one son, Nathaniel Lawrence; two daughters, Bonnie Lawrence and Mrs. Sandra Colman; one sister, Marthena Wright of Georgetown; and one grandchild, Nicolas Colman.
 Funeral services are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Billy Young

Billy Young, 69, of Andrews, S.C. passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in a Charleston hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, S.C.
The family will receive friends at the home of Priscilla Goude, 1380 Big Dam Swamp Road, Andrews, SC 29510.
Please sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.

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