Obituaries, March 30, 2012

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012

Odessa Frasier

Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces the funeral service for Mrs. Odessa Frasier, age 60, of Georgetown, S.C.
Mrs. Frasier died on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Dickerson AME Church in Georgetown.
Rev. Patrick Staggers and Rev. Ernest Frasier officiated.
Burial followed in the First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation was from noon until the hour of service at the church and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday at Linen-Knox Funeral Home.
Mrs. Frasier is survived by her special friend, Lifonia Greene of Georgetown; one daughter, Wanda Grove of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one son, Rev. Centenio Fraiser of Charlotte, N.C.; and three brothers, Rev. Ernest Frasier of Columbia, S.C., Deacon Curtis Fraiser of Atlanta, Ga., and Mr. Bobby Frasier of Georgetown, S.C.
Arrangements were entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.

Frankie J. Goins

On Tuesday, March 27th at 10:16 a.m., Frankie Jewel Goins left to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving children. She was 80 years young.
She was born on October 29th, 1931, in Finklea Township, Horry County.
Mrs. Goins was the daughter of the late Martin Durham and Roxie Cleo Buffkin Hammond.
She graduated from Green Sea High School.
She was married to the late Horace Goins on May 3rd, 1950.
Mrs. Goins was a devoted wife, mother and Sunday School teacher.
She attended Antioch Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Her interests were crocheting, cross stitching, vegetable and flower gardening.
Mrs. Goins enjoyed reading especially poetry. Frankie Jewel had an avid interest in history and politics.
She leaves behind two daughters, Rev. Wanda Wilson (Rev. Johnny R. Wilson), Janice R. Goins; and a son, Horace Goins Jr. (Cindy Ray).
She had 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bobby Faye King and Darcus Ann Bullard; three brothers, Elery, Joseph and Houston (Ethel) Hammond; and two sisters in law, Patricia Hammond and Shirley Hammond.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Pamela Jewel Holt; two sisters, Katheryn Mayers and Peggy Jean Johnson; and four brothers, Aaron, Franklin, Jimmy and Martin Hammond.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2012, at First Assembly of God with the Rev. David Richardson, Rev. Wanda Wilson and Rev. Dave Hoskins 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 Tidelands Community Hospice House, 2591 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC 29440 or the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Ln. Columbia, S 29210
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Enica Lewis

Ms. Enica Elisha Lewis, 26, of  102 Elm Hall Circle, Summerville, SC.  Ms. Lewis went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Sampit Elementary School in the Woodland Community of Georgetown, S.C. with Brother Darious Green, officiating. 
Burial followed in Kingdom Hall Cemetery, Andrews, S.C. under the direction of McKnight-Fraser Funeral Homes.
Friends may sign a Guest Book at www.McKnightfraserfuneralhomes.com
Ms. Lewis, daughter of Elijah and Miriam Lewis, was born August 6, 1985, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
She graduated from Hemingway High School Class of 2003 and graduated from Francis Marion University May of 2009
Those left to cherish her memories are her parents, Elijah and Miriam Lewis of Nesmith, S.C.; her sister, Samtera Rachel Lewis; her nephew, Micah J, Lewis, Summerville, S.C.; and her grandmother, Edefell Lewis Young.

Mary Mallard

Mary Carter Mallard, 78, of Georgetown, widow of Perry Ray Mallard, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
Mrs. Mallard was born in Georgetown on May 8, 1933, a daughter of the late Herbert S. Carter and Carrie Dusenberry Carter. 
She grew up in the Carver’s Bay community of Georgetown County and lived most of her life in the Maryville area of Georgetown. 
Mrs. Mallard worked as an LPN nurse and later as a volunteer at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 
She was a member of Screven Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Bobby R. Mallard (Sue) of Georgetown; a daughter, Patricia M. Strickland (Dean) of Georgetown; three sisters, Vera Nell Cribb and Thelma Cribb, both of Georgetown, and Grace Smith of Columbia, S.C.; four grandchildren, Amanda Payne (Rob), Shanna Aldridge, Suzanne Green, and Kimberly Jones (Ryan); and four great-grandchildren, Morgan Green, Taylor Jones, and Durst and Taylor Payne.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Mallard was predeceased by a son, Ricky A. Mallard.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, April 1, 2012, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. 
Officiating will be Kenny Johnson.  
Burial will follow at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Saturday evening, March 31, 2012, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m.
Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Georgetown Co. United Way, 515 Front St., Georgetown, SC 29440.

Gene Marsh   

 Gene Travis Marsh, 62, Powell, Tenn. passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in the North Knoxville Medical Center after a  courageous three year battle with cancer.  
He was a native of Georgetown, S.C. and a son of the late Edward and Charlotte Hazeldon Marsh.
Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Karla Grindstaff Marsh; three children, Charlotte, Rhonda and Shane of South Carolina; two brothers, Charles and Donald Marsh; four  sisters, Dorothy, Billie Ann, Lee and Patsy of South Carolina; his in-laws, David and Polly Grindstaff, Elizabethton; one brother-in-law, David (Judy) Grindstaff; one sister-in-law, Kathy Grindstaff, Elizabethton, Tenn.; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a very special brother-in-law, James Bracy; and his faithful companions, Gunner & Kiki.
He was an engineer for Bechtal Corporation for 20 years, having retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Y-12 in 2009 due to illness.
The family would like to express a special “Thanks” to Ross Kerns and staff at East Tennessee Cancer Specialist, Dr. John Morrison, Dr. Rhonda Sivley, Dr.  David Brunson and staff at Stat Care Pulmonary, Dr. Joseph Minardo & Staff at East Tennessee Heart Consultants, Dr. Mark Pritcher & Staff, Third Floor nurses and CNA’S  at Tennova North Knoxville Medical Center. Thanks to you, Gene was given a little more time.
Graveside services were conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012, in the Grindstaff family cemetery, 192 C. Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton with Pastor Tommy Bellamy officiating.  
Music was provided by Carl Lee Hazelwood and Christy Whitson.     
Active Pallbearers who were requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Saturday were: Elic Grindstaff, Eddie Bracy, Brent Grindstaff, Dale Hicks, Kathy Kyte and Michael Smith.  
Honorary Pallbearers were: Jack Shook, Dean Hicks, and Larry Perry.  
The family received friends at the home of his in-laws, David and Polly Grindstaff, 192 C. Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton.  
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society c/o Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604, or to  the charity of your choice.  
Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
Memorial Funeral Chapel was in charge of arangements.

Laurie McDaniel

Laurie Ann Powell McDaniel, 49, wife of Keith McDaniel of Andrews, passed away Tuesday March 27, 2012.
Mrs. McDaniel was born in Georgetown, SC, a daughter of James and Betty Newton Powell, Sr.
She was a homemaker and attended the Andrews Church of God.
Surviving are her husband, Keith McDaniel of the home; parents, James and Betty Powell of Andrews; daughters, Tracie McDaniel and Terrie McDaniel, both of Andrews: step-sons, Troy “Gene” (Michele) McDaniel of Eutawville and Ledain McDaniel of Hemingway; sisters, Lilla Long, Leatha Lambert and Mary (John) Rowe, all of Andrews; brother, James (Jennifer) Powell, Jr. of Andrews; grandchildren Justin Bazzle, Jaden Geddings, William Geddings, Hailey McDaniel and Kailey McDaniel; and a foster son, Dustin Siler.
Mrs. McDaniel was predeceased by a sister, Betsy Ann Cox.
Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway is assisting the family.
Please sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com

Libby Romano

Elizabeth (Libby) Green Romano, formerly of Andrews, S.C., died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at her home in Monticeto, Calif. on March 7, 2012.
Funeral services were held on March 17, 2012, in Andrews, S.C.
A Memorial Celebration was held on March 19, 2012, at The Dominion in San Antonio, Texas.
Libby was a graduate of Andrews High School and Meredith College.
She was a teacher, principal, entrepreneur, restaurateur, investor and innovator.
Known as a great humanitarian and for her compassion and generosity, Libby had a revered track record of giving back to the community through funding medical advancements and being instrumental in starting the N.E. and Ruby Green Hospice House in Georgetown.
She was predeceased by her father and mother, Nathaniel Enoch Green and Ruby Michau Green of Andrews.
It was Libby’s wish for any gifts in her memory be given to Tideland’s Community Hospice, Capital Campaign Fund, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

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