Obituaries, December 27, 2010

  • Monday, December 27, 2010

Lillie B. Brunson

Mrs. Lillie Bell Brunson, 68, of 301 E. Ashland Avenue, Andrews, SC, departed this life on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.
Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Thomas Chapel AME Church in Andrews, SC with Rev. Aundry Evans, officiating. Burial follows in the Church Cemetery under the direction of McKnight-Fraser Funeral Homes.
Mrs. Brunson, daughter of the late of Walter and Alberta Brunson, was born May 16, 1942 in Williamsburg County, SC, she attended Williamsburg County Schools, she was a member of Thomas Chapel AME Church.
Survivors are; her children, Barbara Timmons, Bennie Summers, Jeanette Patrick, Stacey Brunson, Janet Brunson, Travis Brunson all of Andrews, SC, Wanda Hough, Florence, SC; two brothers, Sammy Brunson of Andrews, SC and Eddie Shackleford, Georgetown, SC; four sisters, Louise Brunson, Geneva Robinson of Andrews, SC, Berda Spann, of St. Stephen, SC and Maybell Coutair of Huger, SC; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren,

Martha Footman

Martha Ann Elizabeth Footman, age 97 of 15 Palmetto Estates Apts. 3F, Hemingway, SC died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010 from an illness.
Funeral arrangement will be announced by Nesmith-Pinckney Funeral Home Inc.
The family will receive friends at the residence.

Ricky C. Generette

Ricky Clayton Generette, age 45, of 622 St. Hwy. 41, Hemingway died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 from injuries received in a car accident.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Nesmith-Pinckney Funeral Home Inc.
The family will receive friends at the residence.

Margaret B. Jackson

Margaret “Peggy” Isabelle Blakely Jackson died Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Born May 8, 1932 in Kingstree, SC, she was the daughter of the late Olivia Horton Blakely and A.C. “Dick” Blakely. Peggy attended Coker College and earned an associate degree in nursing from Columbia Business College. She was married in 1953 and is survived by four children. For forty years, Peggy lived on the north end of her beloved Pawleys Island, walking the strand, shell hunting and crabbing. Due to declining health, she had been a resident of Myrtle Beach Estates. She was a member of Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church. Her sisters, Libby B. Seif and Dickie B. Kuhen preceded her in death.
Surviving are her children, Beth (Jack) Faries of Elgin, SC, Lex (Elisha) Jackson of Vancleave, MS, Paige (Danny) Roberts of Anchorage, Alaska and Clift (Lisa) Jackson of Pawleys Island; grandchildren, Aaron Jackson, Bryant and Blake Faries and Lydia Ann Jackson; sisters, Jane (Ed) Graham and Mattie B. (Billy) Jarrett all of Kingstree.
A service of remembrance will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet St., Kingstree, SC 29556.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James A. Joye

James Aaron Joye, 41, of Georgetown, SC passed away at home Friday, December 24, 2010.
Born August 21, 1969, he was the son of Aaron Walker Joye and the late Yvonne McDaniel Joye.
Mr. Joye was a welder and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He attended Hemingway schools.
Survivors include his fiancé, Amanda Miller of the home; daughter Elizabeth Nicole Joye and son Jamison Drake Joye, both of Hemingway; granddaughter Kylee S. Tunnell; sister Karen Joye and brother Randy Joye, both of Hemingway; nephews Ridge Joye and Gage Joye; and grandmother Bertha T. Medlin.
Jamie was predeceased by his mother, Yvonne Joye, granddaughter Kalynn S. Tunnell, and nephew Hunter A. Joye.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, December 27, 2010 at the Chapel of Morris Funeral Home, Hemingway. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday evening, December 26, 2010 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.

Edna Ladson

Mrs. Edna Ladson, 82, of Arbor Place, Andrews, SC, departed this life on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 at W.J. McKnight & Son Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Silas Graham, officiating. Burial follows in Wallace Cemetery under the direction of McKnight-Fraser Funeral Homes.
Mrs. Ladson, daughter of the late Pearl McKnight, was born October 27, 1928 in Williamsburg County. She attended Williamsburg County Schools.
Survivors are; 4 daughters, Elizabeth Robinson, Andrews, SC, Rosalind Buckman, Rochester, NY, Ernestine Robinson, Andrews, SC, Delores Ugwu, Rochester, NY; one son, Demetrius Ladson, Rochester, NY; nine grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

George Van Osterom

J. George Van Osterom, 87, of Georgetown, died Sunday, December 26, 2010, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Van Osterom was born in Garfield, N.J. on March 29, 1923, the son of the late George W. Van Oosterom and Henrietta Scheele Van Oosterom. He was a proud veteran of World War II, where he served in the Navy on the Battleship New Mexico. Mr. Van Osterom retired after many years as an industrial engineer for U. S. Steel in both Cleveland, Oh. and Pittsburgh, Pa. He then moved to Georgetown, where he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6444 and Georgetown Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are: three sons, George W. Van Osterom of Baltimore, Md., John R. Nicholson and James P. Nicholson, both of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two daughters, Joyce Chamberlain of Tucson, Ariz. and Linda Levy of Palm City, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Van Osterom was predeceased by: his first wife, Lillian Sirna Van Osterom; his second wife Sarah Jane Lippincott Van Osterom; and a daughter, Patricia Ann Brown.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6444, 711 Church St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440 or to Georgetown Memorial Hospital, 606 Black River Rd., Georgetown, S.C. 29440.
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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