Obituaries, February 11, 2011

  • Friday, February 11, 2011

Hattie Bryant

Hattie Lee Bryant, 74, of Jacksonville, FL and formerly of the Plantersville Community, Georgetown, SC, died on Thursday, February 3, 2011 in Jacksonville, FL.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bryant were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Bethel AME Church, Georgetown, SC.
Burial followed immediately in Jack Morant Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Bryant was  born March 6, 1937 in Georgetown, SC to  Bossie Lee and Mrs. Addie Morant Lee.  She attended Georgetown County Public Schools and
Allen University, Columbia, SC.   At an early age she joined Bethel AME Church in the Plantersville Community, Georgetown, SC and later attended Greater Grant AME Church, Jacksonville, FL.
She was a retired teacher with the Jacksonville, Florida School System.
Mrs. Bryant is survived by her siblings Cynthia Moore of Hemingway, SC, Maggie Lee,
Wayman Lee and Mary Vernon all of Georgetown, SC and Ester Gilliard of Andrews, SC.
Funeral service arrangements were entrusted and directed by Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Valeria Lang

Valeria C. Lang of 6901 Choppee Road, Georgetown, SC died on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2011 at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, Choppee Road, Georgetown, directed by Linen Knox Funeral Home of Georgetown.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Lang was born on October 16, 1966 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital, a daughter of Sam and Sadie Coles.
She attended Pleasant Hill High School and was a member of Spirit Filled Ambassador for Christ Church.
Surviving are her husband, Carl A. Lang of Georgetown; two daughters, Khadijah A. Lang and Kierra S. Lang, both of Georgetown; two sons, Ra’Keem Lang of Georgetown and O’Brian Coles of North Charleston, SC; her mother, Sadie Coles of Hemingway, SC; five sisters, Virginia Brown of Hemingway, Theresa Coles of West Andrews, SC, Barbara Young of Conway, SC, Carolyn LeSane and Angela Coles, both of Florence, SC; four brothers, Larry Melvin and Sam Coles Jr., both of Hemingway, Charles Coles of Johnsonville, SC and Lamont Coles of the Pee Dee community of Georgetown; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

George Mapp, Sr.

George Mapp, Sr., 73, of  Georgetown, SC, died on Friday, February 4, 2011 in Georgetown, SC.
Funeral services for Mr. Mapp will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Lighthouse of Jesus Christ Church, Georgetown.
Public viewing will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2011 from 11 a.m. thru 1 p.m. in the sanctuary of Lighthouse of Jesus Christ Church.
Mr. Mapp was  born on May  31, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY to  Garfield Mapp and Mrs. Bernice Lowe Mapp.
He attended New York City Public School System, was a veteran of the US Navy and was a member of Lighthouse of Jesus Christ Church.
He retired from the New York City Transit Authority and worked as a District Attendance for the Board of Education for the City of New York.
In 1989 he became a bus operator for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and then a State  Correctional Officer.
In 1995 he worked as a Deputy Sheriff with the Dekalb County, GA Sheriff”s Office and in 1998, he worked as a Deputy Sheriff with the Georgetown County Sherrif’s Office.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Mapp of Georgetown, SC; two sons, George Mapp, Jr. of Atlanta, GA, Gary E. Mapp of Brooklyn, NY; four daughthers Rosalyn Mapp of Queens Village, NY, Babette Mapp of Duluth, GA, Tracey N. Haynes of Atlanta, GA; one step-daughther Tierra Shaheed of Greensboro, NC; four brothers, Lloyd Mapp of Horsehead, NY, Melvin Mapp of N. Myrtle Beach, SC, Edward Mapp of Brooklyn, NY & Vernon Mapp of Lawrenceville, GA; 10 grandchildren.
Funeral service arrangements are entrusted and directed by Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Henry Trotter, Sr.

Henry Eugene Trotter, Sr., 84, of Georgetown died Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown.
Mr. Trotter was born in Dunedin, Fla. on August 24, 1926, a son of the late William Moise Trotter and Audrey Lyle Bird Trotter.
He was a graduate of Dreher High School and the University of South Carolina.
Mr. Trotter was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and remained an avid Gamecock fan until his death.  He served in the United States Navy.
After a career with the Kellwood Corporation, he retired to DeBordieu in his home state.
He was a founding member of Plantation Federal Bank and a communicant of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church.
Mr. Trotter was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Hanna Trotter; and two brothers, Joe M. Trotter and William M. Trotter.
Surviving are a daughter, Allison Trotter Nation (Charles) of Georgetown; a son, Henry Eugene Trotter, Jr. (Mary) of Columbia; four grandchildren, Hanna Brooks Nation, Charles Owen Nation, III, Charlotte Canada Trotter, and Henry Eugene Trotter, III.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, February 11, 2011, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church.
Officiating will be The Rev. Paul C. Fuener and The Rt. Rev. C. FitzSimons Allison.  A reception will follow the services at Mr. Trotter’s residence at 3064 Luvan Blvd., Georgetown, S. C. 29440.
Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be made to Tideland Community Hospice, Inc. 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S. C. 29440, Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 674, Georgetown, S.C. 29442, or The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 780, New York, N. Y. 10008-0780.
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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