Monday, April 8, 2013
Pauline “Pearline” Mack, age 88, of Louisville, Ky.
Donald R. Stokes, 93, of Georgetown, S.C., formerly of Greer, S.C., passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
A native of Greer, he was the son of the Clarence H. and Gladys Green Stokes.
Mr. Stokes was a member of Greer First Baptist Church and was the owner and operator of Poinsett Restaurant in Greer for 32 years before retiring in 1979.
He served in World War II with the 178th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery A Greer Division, in England, Africa, Sicily and Italy from 1942 to 1945.
Survivors include one son, D. Richard Stokes II of Greenville, S.C.; one daughter and son in law, Ann S. and Dr. Ted Sherrill of Georgetown; two grandchildren, John A. Sherrill of Bozeman, Mont., and Jennifer S. Holly (Robert) of Athens, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Violet S. Stokes; one brother, Julian H. Stokes, two sisters, Helen S. Ross and Harriette S. Wade.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 in Wood Memorial Park in Duncan with Dr. Ted Sherrill officiating.
Memorials may be made to Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373 Greer, SC 29652.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).
Linda Morris Smith, 65, of Andrews, S.C. died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Linda was born on October 26, 1947 in Hemingway, a daughter of the late Thomas Whitfield Morris Sr. and Sudie Mae Howard Morris.
She grew up in the Piney Forest community of Williamsburg County and graduated from Williamsburg High School.
Linda was a licensed practical nurse and was a former employee of the Georgetown County School District, Andrews Wire, and the Woodlands Division of International Paper Company.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Andrews.
Linda was a loving mother and grandmother who always put her family first. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Surviving are her husband, Arthur W. Smith of Andrews; a son, Woody Smith of Andrews; a daughter, April Smith of Andrews; five grandchildren, Austin, Grayson, Dane, and Max Smith, and Mariah Calvillo; and three brothers, Tommy Morris (Mary Dell) of Pawleys Island, S.C. and Chris Morris (Helen) and Randy Morris, both of Andrews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, April 9, 2013, at Andrews Memorial Cemetery.
Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Sapp.
Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday evening, April 8, 2013, at the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to: First Baptist Church of Andrews, 102 N. Rosemary Ave., Andrews, SC 29510.
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