Obituaries, February 1, 2013

  • Thursday, January 31, 2013


Wilhelmina Lewis-Davis, age 46, of Hemingway, S.C.


Sheila Eaton

Sheila Diane Eaton, 79, of Pine Bluff, Ark. died Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
She was born July 14, 1933 in Georgetown County, S.C., a daughter of James and Rita Mae Collins Williams.
Mrs. Eaton was reared and received her early education in Georgetown, S.C.
She moved to Pine Bluff in 1958.
Mrs. Eaton was a member of Green Meadows Baptist Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Concerned Women of America and AARP.  
She was named one of the 1991 Beta Sigma Phi Sweethearts.
She worked for Dillard's and Diane's Fashions.
Sheila was preceded in death by her first husband, Curtis Lavon Lewis; her parents; and brother, Henry Williams.
Survivors include her husband, Daniel Fellows Eaton III, whom she married November 3, 1973 in Pine Bluff; two daughters, Gwen Styles of Conway and Debbie Throneberry of White Hall; two brothers, James Williams of Effington, S.C. and William Williams of Rock Hill, S.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Brother Myron "Bud" Calhoun officiating.  
Burial followed in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation was on Thursday afternoon from 1 p.m. until service time at Robinson's.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 100, Dept. 300, Memphis, Tennessee  38148-0552.
Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com

Crystal Ford

Miss Crystal Denise Ford, 34, formally of Hamden, Conn. and currently a resident of the Plantersville Community of Georgetown, S.C., died on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Tidelands Hospice House in Georgetown.
Miss Ford is survived by her parents, Mr. Leroy Ford of Hamden, Conn. and Mrs. Annie Bromell Ford of the Plantersville Community; her grandmother, Mrs. Pearline Bromell of the Plantersville Community; one brother, Mr. James Adam Ford of Hamden, Conn.; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
 Funeral services for Miss Ford will be held on Saturday February 2, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in the Plantersville Community.
The Rev. Rubin Smalls, pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, will be presiding, and Apostle Eugene Brunson of Way Faring Ministry of Hamden, Conn. will be officiating the service.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The remains will lie in state in the sanctuary of the church from 1:30 p.m. until the hour of service.
Final viewing will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in the Plantersville Community.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.

James Hawkins
James Albert Hawkins, 70, of Georgetown, S.C., a beloved father and the cherished husband of Elizabeth Brandon Hawkins, departed this life on Wednesday morning, January 30, 2013, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Hawkins was born the son of Cecil Arthur Hawkins and Angie Lee Williams Hawkins on March 10, 1942, in Sonora, Ky.  
He was a 1960 graduate of Lyndale High School and was a Vietnam Conflict Air Force veteran.  
He was a VFW member with his current membership at the Georgetown Chapter Post 6444.
He leaves behind his wife of 44 years; three daughters, Bridget Hawkins, Hazel (Louie) Cameron, and Darlene Schultz; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, Gene (Lavonna) Hawkins, David (Patricia) Hawkins, Calvin (Bobbie) Hawkins, and Howard Hawkins; and two sisters, Suzie (Gene) Peters and Betty Walters.
He was predeceased by his parents; his son, Ricky Lambert; four brothers, Kenneth Hawkins, Carlos Hawkins, Junior Hawkins, and Johnny Hawkins; and two sisters, Ruby Price and Edith Carroll.
Funeral services with military honors will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Georgetown Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Interment will follow in the Sandridge Cemetery on Highway 17-A, directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening, February 1, 2013, at the Georgetown Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hawkins family. Online Condolences may be sent at McKenzieChapels.com.

Terry Reeves

Terry Lee Reeves, 53, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Born on February 17, 1959, in Georgetown, he was the son of Loring Lee Reeves and Agnes Smith Reeves.
Survivors include his mother and father of Georgetown; a daughter, Lindsey Ann Reeves of Orlando, Fla.; three grandchildren; and two sisters, Wanda Coleman (Rick) of Georgetown and Jeanette Perritt of Conway.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Screven Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Williams officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Graham Funeral Home.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

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