Obituaries, October 17, 2012

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012

  • Updated Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:43 pm

Wade Carter Jr.

Wade Alonzo Carter Jr., 60, of Andrews, S.C. died Friday, October 12, 2012, at Roper Hospital in Charleston.
Mr. Carter was born in Gastonia, N.C. on August 13, 1952, a son of the late Wade Alonzo Carter, Sr. and Emo Irene Austin Carter.  
He grew up in Gastonia and graduated from South Point High School.  
Mr. Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina and was an employee of the S.C. Dept. of Social Services.  
He was an avid Gamecock fan and a member of the Georgetown County Gamecock Club.
Surviving are his wife, Ann Watts Carter of Andrews; a daughter, Meredith Carter of Rock Hill, S.C.; a sister, Irene Hull (Kermit) of Gastonia; and a brother, Miles Carter of Belmont, N.C.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, October 14, 2012, at the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday evening, October 13, 2012, at the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Henry Harrelson

Henry Walton Harrelson, 82, widower of Elizabeth Anne Butler Harrelson, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
Born on March 14, 1930, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late Charlie Harrelson, Sr. and the late Mary Wilson “Mamie” Harrelson.
Mr. Harrelson was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was retired from International Paper.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed working in his garden and watching birds. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Wanda Brunner (Michael) of Columbia, Cynthia “Cindy” Creel (Allen) of Andrews and Elizabeth “Beth” Harrelson of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Gregory Brunner and Suzanne Brunner, both of Columbia; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Janie Harville and Iva Kissam; and eight brothers, Dan Harrelson, Charlie Harrelson Jr., Fred Harrelson, Thomas Harrelson, Gordon Harrelson, McLeod Harrelson, O’Neil Harrelson and Frank Bullock.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2012 in the Graham Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Kenny Johnson officiating.
Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery.
The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Graham Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice House, 2591 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Saint Frances Animal Center, 125 N. Ridge St. Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown was in charge of the arrangements.
Online guestbook at www.grahamfuneralhome.org.

E. Hay Harrington Jr.

Mr. E. Hay Harrington Jr., 85, of Kingstree, S.C., widower of Trisha Gray Harrington, died Wednesday, October 10, 2012, in The Village at Summerville in Summerville, S.C.
Mr. Harrington was born October 11, 1926, in Kingstree, a son of the late E. Hay Harrington Sr. and Mae Baker Harrington.
He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and was a retired General Contractor.
Hay enjoyed fishing, golfing, morning coffee with his friends at Preacher’s Drug Store, and telling stories of his glory days to his “grands.”  
In addition to his parents and his wife Trisha, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ed Harrington and a sister Louise Smith.
Hay was a member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his son, Kim (Teressa) Harrington of Georgetown; his daughter, Faye Harrington (Ronnie) Altman of Pawleys Island; a sister Ellen Weisiger of Charlotte, N.C.; his grandchildren, Chris (Mariane) Harrington of Burlington, N.C., Hayley Altman (Jeremy) Glick of Florence, S.C., Brian (Madison) Altman of Sumter, S.C. and Zac Harrington of Georgetown; and great-grandchildren, Harry Woodbury, Mary Gray Glick, Emma Glick, Elizabeth Altman, Alex Harrington, Jacob Harrington, and Morgan Harrington.
Graveside funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012, in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

Mary Neal

Linen Knox Funeral Home announces the funeral services for Mrs. Mary Carlease Neal, age 51, of the Plantersville Community of Georgetown.
Mrs. Neal was the wife of Mr. Richard Neal of the Plantersville Community.
Mrs. Neal died on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held at noon on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at St. Paul AME Church in the Plantersville Community, with Rev. Rubin Smalls, pastor, presiding.
Officiating the service was Rev. Dr. Juenarrl Keith, presiding elder of the Mt. Pleasant District.
Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The remains lay in state in the sanctuary of the church from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.
Viewing was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at St. Paul AME Church.
Mrs. Neal is survived by her husband, Mr. Richard Neal of the Plantersville Community; two daughters, Lt. Richlyn Neal (U.S. Navy) of Alexandria, Va. and Lt. Junior Grade Amber Neal (U.S. Navy) of Bethesda, Md.; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.

Peter Tucci Jr.

Peter Anthony Tucci Jr., 53, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at his home.
Born on December 23, 1958, in Patterson, N.J., he was a son of the late Dr. Peter Anthony Tucci and the late Ann McGoldrick Tucci.
Mr. Tucci was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and was active in the Lutheran Men group.
He graduated from Seaton Hall Preparatory School and attended Seaton Hall University.
One of his passions in life was music and he enjoyed playing many instruments including the piano and the guitar.
Survivors include two brothers, Dr. James Tucci (Judy) of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Philip Tucci (Amy) of Irmo, S.C.; six sisters, Mary Savarese (Michael) of Sleepy Hallow, Ill., Barbara Potopowicz of Howell, N.J., Teresa McKinney (Michael) of Conway, Peggy Davison (John) of Bloomfield, N.J., Martha Bourne of Cary, N.C. and Loretta Hunt (Jim) of Portland, Oreg.; a special friend, Irene Mobley of Georgetown; and 15 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Arden Hallman officiating.
Burial followed in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Graham Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Growing in God’s Mission, P.O. Box 43, Columbia, SC 29202.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.grahamfuneralhome.org.

Bertha Williams

Bertha Lee Williams, age 69, died on October 9, 2012 in Willingboro, N.J.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Choppee Temple Church in the Choppee Community.
She was the daughter of Mr. John A. Williams and Mrs. Bessie G. Williams of Georgetown, S.C.
She attended the public schools of Georgetown County, and having graduated, moved north.  
Most of her adult life was spent in New York and in recent years, in New Jersey.
Throughout the years she tithed and maintained a relationship with Choppee Temple Church where her sister is pastor.
Surviving are her beloved son, Gary Williams and his wife Lydia; her brothers, John Henry Williams, Elder James Williams, David Lee Williams, Wesley Williams and Dave Parker Williams; her sisters, Pastor Ethel Lang, Louise Williams, Evelyn Williams, Kate Williams, Susie Canteen and Gracie Brown.  
Funeral services were entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home of Georgetown, S.C.

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