Obituaries, September 11, 2013

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013


Dorothy E. “Kitty” Donnelly, age 84, of Washington, D.C.
Irene B. Johnson, age 72, of Georgetown


Pearl Altman

Pearl Altman, age 94, of Wadmalaw Island, S.C., widow of James Manning Altman, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road.
Interment followed in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens.
The family received relatives and friends on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel.
Mrs. Altman was born March 15, 1919 in Blakelys, S.C., a daughter of the late Willie Nathaniel Cooper and the late Rebecca Cooper.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, James Island, S.C.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Tumbleston of Charleston, S.C., Sally Altman of Mount Pleasant, and Nina Epps and her husband Scott of Wadmalaw Island; her sister, Adele Rogerson of Georgetown; her grandsons, Jerry Tumbleston Jr., Clint Tumbleston and Teddy Finnerty; her granddaughters, Paula Hopton, Sherri Simonin and Vickie Arbogast; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Gert Bodiford and Ruby Mae McGorty; her brothers, Benjamin Cooper and William Cooper; and a great-grandson, David Bianchi.
Memorials may be made to the Coastal Center, 9995 Jameson Road, Ladson SC 29456 and/or Piedmont Hospice, 501 Deanna Lane #A, Charleston SC 29492.
A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.

David Barrineau

David Michael Barrineau, age 35, of Birmingham, Ala. died Sept. 7, 2013 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham.
He was born on April 12, 1978 in Meridian, Miss.
Mr. Barrineau was a member of the Linden Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Barrineau of Birmingham; a daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Barrineau of Birmingham; his father, Kenneth Ray Barrineau of Linden, Ala.; his mother, Joyce Wingate Barrineau of Linden, Ala.; a brother, Kenneth Derrick Barrineau of Linden; a sister, Dana Barrineau (Heath) Crowe of Salem, Ala.; and his grandmother, Georgia Barrineau of Linden.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Linden Baptist Church, with Dr. Randy Creel officiating. Burial was at Linden Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Bobby Jack Armstrong Research Acceleration Fund, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Office of Development, WTI 210H, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-3300, or Melanie Jones, executive director, Autism Society of Alabama, 4217 Dolly Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35243, or Linden Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 480776, Linden, AL 36748.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
Arrangements by O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden, Ala..

Sara DeLoach

Mrs. Sara Ann Freeman DeLoach, 83, of Hampton, S.C., widow of Luther DeLoach,Jr. died Monday, Sept. 9th, 2013 at the Allendale County Hospital.
Born April 21st, 1930 in Hampton County, she was the daughter of the late William H. “Bill” Freeman and Addie Lee Terry Freeman Rushing.
Mrs. DeLoach was a teacher’s aid at North District Middle School and was a member of St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church. She loved her family and the Hampton County community.
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda D. “John” Rogers of Georgetown and Sabrina D. Seay of Pinopolis, S.C.; two brothers, Billy “Judy” Freeman of Hampton, S.C. and Johnny “Cathy” Freeman of Walterboro, S.C.; two sisters, Bobbie F. Swofford of Hampton, and Henrietta F. Terry of Hampton; two grandchildren, Luke Chassereau of Columbia, S.C. and Challie Grimes of Georgetown; two step-grandchildren, Susan “Mike” Street of Germany and Mark “Tracey” Rogers of Pawleys Island; and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. DeLoach was predeceased by a son-in-law, Fritz Seay.
Graveside services will be held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at the Johnson St. Paul Cemetery in Hampton, conducted by Elder Robert Dobson.
Friends may call Wednesday afternoon from 5 to 7 p.m. at Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home Chapel, located at 300 Mulberry St. W., Hampton, SC 29924 (803-943-3352)
Memorials in her honor may be made to St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church, 4935 Prince William Road, Brunson, SC 29911 or Johnson St. Paul Cemetery, 540 Co Op Road W., Hampton, SC 29924.
Online condolences may be left by visiting: www.peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com.

Donna Evans

Donna Jean Evans, 66, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Born on June 15, 1947, in Sumter, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Joseph W. Evans and the late Virginia Kirby Evans.
Survivors include a sister, Virginia Altman (Wayne) of Georgetown; a brother, Joseph W. Evans of Tenn.; three nephews, Joseph W. Evans of North Carolina, Marshall Altman (Danyelle) of Awendaw, and J Altman of Georgia; two nieces, Kelly Evans of California and Layla Altman of Fort Mill, S.C.; one great nephew; four great nieces; and two special family friends, Holly Avant of Georgetown and Ellen Grey of North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by a niece, Laura Evans.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Benji Wham officiating.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Martha Harper

Martha Ann Brunson Harper, 87, of Georgetown, widow of Keith McQueen Harper, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Mrs. Harper was born in Denmark on January 27, 1926, a daughter of the late Joseph Eugene Brunson and Swannanoa Hughes Brunson.  
She grew up in Denmark and graduated from Denmark public schools.
After graduating from Winthrop College, Mrs. Harper taught elementary education in Georgetown and Andrews for 37 years.  
She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6444, and a communicant of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, where she was active in the Altar Guild and Women of the Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan H. Hearon of Florence; two granddaughters, Emily Hearon Scurry (Kevin) of Atlanta, Ga. and Margaret Harper Hearon of Greenville; a great-grandson, James Griffin Scurry; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Harper was predeceased by a brother, Lenwood Eugene Brunson.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2013, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church.  
Officiating will be The Very Rev. Paul C. Fuener and The Rev. A. Kenneth Weldon.  
Burial will follow in the Churchyard. A reception will immediately follow the funeral service in the Church Parish Hall.
Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, PO Box 674, Georgetown, SC 29442, or to Saint John’s Church, 252 S. Dargan St., Florence, SC 29506, or to VFW Ladies Auxiliary, 711 Church St., Georgetown, SC 29440.
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Randy Law

Services for Randy Jefferson Law, age 54, of Georgetown were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel.
Pastor Darrell Owens officiated and interment was held in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Law passed away Sept. 4, 2013 in Georgetown.
Born March 14, 1959 in Thomasville, Ga., he was the son of the late Jonny R. Law and Stella Catherine Reichert Law of Moultrie, Ga. who survives.
Mr. Law was married to Carol Law who preceded him in death. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.
Other survivors include his sons, Jamie Law of Fitzgerald and Michael Law of Thomasville; step-children, Christina Gentry, Chris Gentry, Eli Gentry, Lita Allen, and J.J. Allen; brothers, Jimmy Law of Thomasville, Thomas E. “Tommy” Law of Georgetown and Wayne Law of Thomasville; sisters, Katherine Baggett of Coolidge, Carolyn Lewis (James) of Corona, Calif., and Sandra Casey of Moultrie; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and special friends.
The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. before the service. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest register at www.allenfh.com
Courtesy announcement by Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown.

Mavis Roberts

Funeral services for Mavis Shull Roberts, age 97, of Lexington, S.C. were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.
Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family  received friends at 1:30 in the social hall.
Mrs. Roberts was born March 28, 1916 in Lexington and passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
She was the daughter of the late Wade Pierce Shull and Marie Eulilla Kaminer.
Surviving are her daughters, Jeanette Swygert and Marie Moore (Charles); grandson David Swygert (Joyce); granddaughters, Joye M. Johnson (Boyd), Judy M. Ball (Wayne); great-grandchildren, John Swygert, Ashley B. Riser (Robbie), LeeAn B. Courtnay (Stan), Kristen J. Archambeau (Beau) and Garrett Johnson; and two great-great-grandchildren, Evie and Callie Riser.  
Mrs. Roberts was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years Lewis W. Roberts; two brothers, a sister and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 119 N. Church St., Lexington, SC 29072.
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home Lexington Chapel will be assisting the family with arrangements (www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net).

Mabel Wrenn

Mabel W. Wrenn, 88, of Georgetown, died on Sunday Sept. 8, 2013, the date of her 69th wedding anniversary to her late husband Billy Wrenn, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown.
Born on February 23, 1925, in Mockville, N.C., she was a daughter of the late John Wickliffe Woodward and the late Zelma Zeola McClamrock Woodward.
Mrs. Wrenn was a member of Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church and was a retired bookkeeper having worked for Drs. Miller, Tiller, Quinn and Morrison and later retiring from Georgetown Kraft Credit Union.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and homemaker.
Surviving are two sons, William E. Wrenn Jr. of Georgetown and Don S. Wrenn and his wife Crista of Musqat, Oman; three daughters, Jennifer Wrenn Mincey and her husband Mike Mincey, Lucy W. Wrenn and Robin A. Wrenn, all of Georgetown; two sisters, Claire Bone of Columbia and Louise Collins of Mocksville, N.C.; three brothers, George Woodward and his wife Lib, Arthur Woodward and his wife Barbara and Rod Woodward and his wife Betty, all of North Carolina; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Wrenn was predeceased by two brothers, Jack Woodward and Ike Woodward.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Joe Woodward (nephew) officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Graham Funeral Home, or you may sign a guestbook online at www.grahamfuneralhome.org.
The family suggests memorials be made to: Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church, 84 Forest Ave., Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

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