Obituaries, November 10, 2012

  • Saturday, November 10, 2012


Christine Crouch, age 86, Johnsonville, S.C.
DorothyWilson, age 63, of Johnsonville, S.C.


Ernest Britt

Ernest Paul Britt, 80, passed away on Friday, November 02, 2012 at his home.
Born on October 15, 1932, in Andrews, he was a son of the late Paul Britt and the late Cindy Ethridge Britt.
Mr. Britt was a member of Screven Baptist Church, the Keystone Sunday School Class and the American Legion Post 114.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was retired from International Paper Company.
Mr. Britt loved his family and enjoyed sport, as well as photographing different sporting events.
Survivors include three brothers, Jack Britt (Shirley) of Jackson, N.C., Lewis “Louie” Britt (Becky) of Georgetown and Robert Britt (Jeannette) of Nesmith; one sister, Daisy Joyner of Nashville, N.C.; a special aunt, Nora Lawrence of Georgetown; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Don O’Quinn (Oleane) of Georgetown.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Happy Britt.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Screven Baptist Church.
The Rev. Jason Williams officiated. Burial was in the Piney Forest Baptist Church.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Graham Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice House, 2591 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Screven Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. BOX 2776 Georgetown, SC 29442.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Rev. Foye Eagerton

Rev. Foye McKenzie Eagerton, 93, of Andrews, S.C., the widow of John Howell Eagerton, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday evening, November 7, 2012 at her residence.
Foye was born the daughter of David McKenzie and Edith Bertha Swails McKenzie on March 4, 1919 in Andrews. She was the 10th out of 11 children.
She attended the Antioch Free Will Baptist Church as a young child and gave her heart to the Lord at the age 16.  
She later attended the Church of God in Georgetown.  
In 1956, Rev. Eagerton accepted the call into the ministry of the Gospel.  
Her ministry included a lifetime service in the Church of God and 12 years of pastoral service.
She was the former Pastor of Johnsonville Church of God, Greeleyville Church of God, and Sandy Run Church of God.  
In 1960, she accepted the call into evangelism and with her bible and guitar she traveled throughout Florida, Virginia, South and North Carolina for 18 years preaching the Word of God.  In 2002, she returned to her home town of Andrews.  
She continued until the day of her passing, praying and ministering to those in need. Her Christian Legacy was to remind people that God is the answer to your prayers.
Foye and John were married on August 8, 1942 and celebrated 57 years together.  
Their home was blessed with a daughter, Melinda June Eagerton-Cooper; three grandchildren, Delice (Brady) Cooper, Darron (Sherri) Cooper and Dawayne (Christy) Cooper; six great grandchildren, Delica Nicole Cooper-Pou, Mathew Mallard, William Mallard IV, Bobby Cooper, Courtney Cooper, and Savannah Cooper; and five great-great-grandchildren, Cameron Cooper, Jacob Cooper, Zander Pou, Hailey Pou, and Natalie Barrera. She also leaves behind a brother, David McKenzie.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her daughter; a great-great-grandson, Cameron; nine siblings, Urah M. Langston, Lissie M. Barnhill, Bertha M. Richardson, Ethel McKenzie, Simeon (Lila) McKenzie, Melba M. Cribb, Ornin (Vivian) McKenzie, Gracie M. Wright, and Baby Girl McKenzie; and a sister-in-law, Maude McKenzie.
Funeral services with Recognition of Christian Service were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at The Christian Fortress Church.  
The Eagerton family received family and friends immediately after the service in the church sanctuary.
A committal service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2012, in the Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia, S.C., directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eagerton family.  Online Condolences may be sent at McKenziechapels.com.

Roy Frazee

Roy F. Frazee, 85, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.  
Born on July 4, 1927, in Shelbyville, Ind., he was a son of the late Everett and Ruth (Trembly) Frazee.
Mr. Frazee was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was married to the late Mary Jean (Golding) Frazee for 32 years.
After moving to the Carolinas in 1978, Mr. Frazee worked in retail and was the owner of Pro Play Home Entertainment Equipment in Charlotte, N.C. and later worked as a consultant for American Billiards for 10 years.
Mr. Frazee was a resident of Morningside Assisted Living in Georgetown, S.C. for the past year.
Survivors include a brother, Ray D. Frazee and sister-in-law, Ree Jean Frazee of Waldron, Ind.; two daughters, Rora Gay “Rody” Frazee Stegall and son-in-law, Pete Stegall, both of Georgetown, S.C. and Rhonda D. Frazee of Sherrills Ford, N.C.; and one granddaughter, Robin Ann Weaver of Shelbyville, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a son Rick J. Frazee; and a sister, Naomi Stroup.
Per Mr. Frazee’s request, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane Columbia, SC 29210.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements and condolences may be sent to www.grahamfuneralhome.org.

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