Obituaries, June 28, 2012

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012


Herbert McCullough, age 63, of Nesmith


William Huish

William B. Huish of Pawleys Island, S.C. entered into eternal rest on June 24, 2012.
Born in East Chicago, Ind., he was a son of the late Benjamin and Emma Huish.
He is survived by a loving wife, Polly Huish; a son, Gregory Alan of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Tamara L. Vaught; a special daughter, Sherry M. Scott; a granddaughter, Tiffany L. Vaught; a great-granddaughter, Savannah Rose; a brother, Melvin Huish of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews along with his faithful companion, “J.J.” 
He was preceded in death by a son, William Douglas; a daughter, Deborah Jean; a step-mother, Hilda Huish; a brother, Douglas Huish and sisters, Gwendolyn Huish and Evelyn McPike.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, 9967 Ocean Highway. 
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Special Olympics at www.specialolymipics.org/tribute.
An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com/obituaries.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Winford Johnson

Winford Johnson, 83, of Georgetown, S.C. died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Johnson was born in Conway on April 10, 1929, a son of the late Will Johnson and Mary Jane Page Johnson. 
He retired in 1994 from International Paper Co. after 47 years employment. 
Mr. Johnson was a member of Screven Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Doris W. Johnson of Georgetown; a son, Larry Johnson (Faye) of St. Marys, Ga.; two grandsons, Scott Johnson (Amy) of St. Marys, Ga. and Dr. Owen Johnson (Jenny) of Georgetown; and three great-grandchildren, Lauren and Anna Grace Johnson, both of Seaside, Calif. and Cannon Johnson of Georgetown.
Mr. Johnson was predeceased by a grandson, Matthew Johnson.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, June 26, 2012, in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. 
Officiating was the Rev. Kirby Winstead and the Rev. Jason Williams. 
Interment followed in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends immediately following the service on Tuesday at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel.
Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Screven Baptist Church, PO Box 2776, Georgetown, SC 29442.
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Evans Weaver

Rev. Evans McNair Weaver, 87, husband of Eunice Budd Weaver, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012 at his home.
Born on August 14, 1924, in Bennettsville, he was a son of the late John McNair Weaver and the late Maude Evans Weaver.
Rev. Weaver was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was also a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. 
Rev. Weaver lived to serve his Lord and ministered to people in many different ways to include serving as a missionary in Sicily, Italy. 
He enjoyed many different things to include working in his yard, fishing, playing the guitar, singing and most of all reading his Bible.
Survivors include his wife of Andrews; four children, James McNair Weaver (Kelly) of Pine Mountain, Ga., David Earl Weaver (Cindy) of Woodberry, Ga., Rev. Richard Joel Weaver (Joyce) of Andrews and Lois Magdalene Boyd (Harry) of Pine Mountain, Ga.; 16 grandchildren; three brothers, Billy Weaver (La Dawn) of Longview, Texas, John Weaver (Margaret) of Spartanburg and Robin Weaver (Della) of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; three sisters, Ponnie Bailey of Sweeny, Texas, Peggy Bishop of Avinger, Texas and Mary Scott of Georgetown; and a number of great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Evans Weaver; and a brother, Paul Weaver.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at New Hope Fellowship with the Rev. J.W. Casselman and the Rev. Richard J. Weaver officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1039 44th Ave. North Suite 201, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or to Life Care Hospice, 10080 10A Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Oliver Wilson
Oliver Wilson, 86, of  the Choppee Community, Georgetown, S.C. died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in Georgetown.   
Funeral services for Mr. Wilson were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 25, 2012 at Mt. Zion AME Church in the North Santee Community, with burial following in the church cemetery.
Mr.  Wilson was born October 24, 1925 in Georgetown to Ben Wilson and Mrs. Julia Smith Wilson. 
He attended Georgetown County schools and worked as a utility man with Santee Cooper Winyah Generating Station.
He was a member of Mt. Zion AME Church where he was a class leader and sang on the Gospel Choir.
His survivors include his wife, Lena Wilson of Georgetown; his children, Mary Richardson, Annette Alford, Sara Manigault, Jeanette Wilson, Moses Gardner, Jerry Gardner and Lucian Lesane Jr., all of Georgetown, Lucille Minnis of Fayetteville, N.C., and Debra Wilson, Mack Wilson and Yvonne Gardner, all of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Charles Wilson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Reva Lesane and Aaron Lesane of Conway, S.C., Celestine Miller of Queens, N.Y.,  Betty Johnson of Florence, SC and Lopaze Lesane of Atlanta, Ga.  He is also survived by his sister, Rether Gillyard of Georgetown; 45 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

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