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Obituaries, November 16, 2012

  • Thursday, November 15, 2012

  • Updated Thursday, November 15, 2012 4:30 pm


Barbara Moody, age 55, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.


Estell Bouchette

Mrs. Estell Bell Bouchette, age 66, of Andrews, S.C. passed away Monday, November 12, 2012, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was the widow of the late Theodore Bouchette.
Born October 17, 1946, in Johnsonville, she was the daughter of the late Limpy and Lucille Creel.
She was a graduate of Hemingway High School and of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. She was a retired seamstress and enjoyed fishing and wood carving.
Survivors include her sisters, Sarah Ray of Johnsonville, Monta Woodard of Dublin, Ga., and Debra and BoBo Walden of Clarksville, Fla.; her brother, Russell Creel of Asheboro, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. Estell was predeceased by a sister, Pansy Nelson.
Funeral services, conducted by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012, at the funeral home chapel.
Interment will follow in the Lake Chapel Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the funeral home.
Please sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.

DeWitt Bunch

DeWitt Bunch, 84, of Georgetown, S.C., the widower of Frances Ellen Bagot Bunch, departed this life on Wednesday evening, November 14, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice.
He was born the son of DeWitt Bunch and Cora Bell Davenport Bunch on June 28,1928 in Oklahoma City, Okla.   
He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from June 1945-1948.  
He was a seaman on the boat Oleander; a fireman first class on the boat Green Brier; and was an electrician on the buoy tender Sycamore.
DeWitt worked for R.L. Polk & Co in Detroit, Mich. for 18 years as a field superintendent.  
After retiring, he worked another 18 years as an equipment maintenance supervisor at the State University of New York at Geneseo.
Since retiring, he worked as a transporter for the Youth Advocate Program.  
DeWitt shared his passion for genealogy with his wife.  
Together they collected family history information for 60 years.
DeWitt fell in love with Frances Ellen Bagot and they were married on September 12, 1947.
Their home was blessed with six sons, Clifford (Sue) Bunch, Daniel (Cindy) Bunch, Donald (Katie) Bunch, Thomas (Linda) Bunch Sr., DeWitt David Bunch, John (Beth) Bunch; two daughters, Roxanne (David) Daniel, Linda (Joseph) Sauer; 18 grandchildren; and a big bunch of great-grandchildren.  
He also leaves behind four brothers, Bob (Betty) Bunch, John (Mattie) Bunch, James (Lynda) Bunch, and Ralph (Elia) Bunch; a sister, Nancy (Glen) McFarlane.  
Over the years, they had more than 18 foster children.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Bonnie Sue; and a brother, Bill.
Funeral services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Georgetown Chapel.  
Private interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery, directed by McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, prior to the service at the Georgetown Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bunch family.  
Online condolences may be sent at McKenziechapels.com.

Charlie Orange Sr.

Mr. Charlie Orange Sr., 89, of the Oatland Community of Georgetown, and the husband of Mrs. Hellen Orange of the Oatland Community, died on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. Orange is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hellen Orange of the Oatland Community; three daughters, Mrs. Katie Robinson and Evelyn Young, both of the Oatland Community; and Mrs. Slvia Orange of Fayetteville, N.C.; seven sons, Mr. Curtis Orange, Mr. Charlie Orange Jr., and Mr. Andrew Orange, all of the Oatland Community, Mr. James Brutis Orange of Yonkers, N.Y., Mr. James Lee Orange of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Mr. Melvin Orange of Jacksonville, Fla. and Mr. Anthony Orange of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of loving nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Mr. Orange will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday November 17, 2012 at Greater Paul A.M.E. Church in the Oatland Community.
Rev. Melvin Coleman, pastor, will be officating, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The remains will lie in state in the sanctuary of the church from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.
Viewing wil be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Linen-Knox Funeral Home on 1632 Emanuel Street in Georgetown.

Pierrette  Martin

Pierrette Jeanne Martin, 77, of Clinton, Missouri and formerly of Pawleys Island, S.C. passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, Mo.
Among survivors are son, Glenn Martin and wife,(Pauline )of Myrtle Beach, S.C. daughter, Julie Dody and husband, (Galen) of Clinton Mo., two sisters, Jeannine Frascarelli, and Irene Wasik and husband (Gerry) all of Connecticut; a sister-in-law, Janet Neely of Niantic, Conn.; four grandchildren; Melissa Powell and husband (Zach),Daniel Dody and wife ( Whitney) Christopher Martin and wife (Danielle) and David Martin and fiance (Whitney Moore). And four great-grandchildren; Carson Powell, Gage Powell, Corban Dody, and Abram Dody. Also surviving are her two aunts: Marcelle Kirouac of New Bedford, Mass., and Jilberte Legault of East Hartford, Conn. and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton.
 Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 , at the Vansant-Mills Chapel.
Visitiation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, also at the chapel.
Burial was in Englewood Cemetery Clinton, Mo.
The family suggests memorial contirbutions be made to the Clinton First Baptist Church Building Fund and may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Ivan Parsons Sr.

Ivan Earl “Big Daddy” Parsons Sr., 85, of Georgetown, S.C., widower of Barbara Gaultney Parsons, died Friday, November 15, 2012, at Prince George Healthcare Center.
Mr. Parsons was born on October 13, 1927 in Andrews, a son of the late Clifford Delmaine Parsons and Lucile Nona McConnell Parsons.  
He grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyah High School.  
Mr. Parsons served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  
He was the former owner of Parsons Esso and owned and operated Parsons Auto Radiator and Repair, Inc. and Francis Marion Convenience Store.
Surviving are a son, I. Earl Parsons Jr. (Marsha) of Hemingway; a daughter, Barbara P. Al-Yousuf (Sabah) of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; four grandchildren, DeLacy P. Cooper (David) and Scott Parsons (Melanie), both of Georgetown, Hussein Al-Yousuf (Mariam) of Raleigh, N.C., and Lalia Al-Yousuf (Saeed Belquaizi) of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; five great-grandchildren, Bennett and Camdyn Lawshe and Grey, Reed and Hillary Parsons; a brother, William H. Parsons of Barnwell; and two sisters, Miriam L. Thomas of Murrells Inlet and Evelyn P. Weaver of Ocala, Fla.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Parsons was predeceased by four brothers, Louis, Delmaine, Florin and Norman Parsons; and a sister, Velma Turner.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, November 18, 2012, at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.  
Officiating will be the Rev. Kenneth Johnson.  
Entombment will follow in the mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, November 17, 2012, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440.

Robert Ward III

Gone by way of a motorcycle accident in the early hours of November 11, 2012 was Robert James “RJ” Ward III.
Born on August 9, 1987, he was the only child of Robert “Bobby” Ward and Karis J. Langston.
From the moment he was born he filled our lives with excitement and joy, never walking but going straight from crawling to running.
As a young man he lived life the same way, always on the go, looking for the next big adventure.
RJ was a fun loving man who could bring a smile or laugh to any situation. He was never too busy to help his friends when they needed him.
He graduated from Georgetown High School in 2006 and went on to become an auto mechanic, currently employed by Mr. Tire in Merrillville, Ind.
He loved to hunt, fish, ride dirt bikes and four-wheelers, and spent many happy hours playing his guitar for family and friends.
He loved the Lord, was baptized and a member of Screven Baptist Church in Georgetown, S.C.
RJ was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, William C Jenkins whom he loved, admired greatly, missed and spoke of often and his step-grandparents, Thomas and Eunice Langston whom he loved dearly.
In addition to his parents, RJ is survived by his children, Gavin James and Peyton Kay of Georgetown, and Riley Madison of Kingsport, Tenn.; his sister, Shannon LeeAnn of Jonesborough, Tenn.; his step-parents, Kevin Langston (Karis) of Georgetown and Jamie Rauch (Bobby) of Georgetown; a step-brother, Wayne Estes (Rebecca)of Herington, Kans.; paternal grandparents, Robert and Eva Ward of Georgetown; maternal grandmother, Grace Jenkins of Hobart, Ind.; three step-nephews, Jackson, Emmitt and Kylar Estes of Herington, Kans.; and a step niece, Brianna Estes of Herington, Kan.; several uncles, aunts, cousins and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012 in Screven Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Johnson and Rev. Brad Dunn officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Graham Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Screven Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2776, Georgetown, SC 29442 or to First Baptist Church, 219 Cleland St. Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements and condolences may be sent to www.grahamfuneralhome.org.

Frank Wineglass Jr.

Deacon Frank Wineglass Jr., 63, of Pawleys Island, S.C., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 10, 2012 while on a cruise ship vacation.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Pawleys Island, S.C. with Rev. Abraham Nelson officiating.  
Burial follows in the church cemetery.  
A wake service was held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the church.
Dec. Winelgass, a son of the late Frank Wineglass Sr. and Evelyn Smith Wineglass, was born July 1, 1949 in Georgetown, S.C.
He was educated at Howard High School, retired from Georgetown Steel in 2009, and he was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Margaret G. Wineglass, Pawleys Island, S.C.; his sons, Mark Wineglass, Loris, S.C., J. Wineglass, Pawleys Island, S.C., Micheal Wineglass, U.S. Army, Korea and Todd Wineglass, Conway, S.C.; his siblings, Calvin Wineglass, Conway, S.C., Ollie Wineglass, Randolph Wineglass, Rose Smith, Catherine W. Drayton, Ricky Wineglass of Georgetown, S.C., Larry Wineglass, Alexander, Va.; and seven grandchildren.


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