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Obituaries, October 25, 2013

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013

  • Updated Thursday, October 24, 2013 8:41 pm

Geneva Brown

Geneva Brown, age 75, of Georgetown died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Prince George Health Nursing Center.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday Oct. 25, 2013 at the Wilds Courtyard Chapel, conducted by Rev. Michael Smith.
Ms. Brown was born on March 13, 1938 , a daughter of Mrs. Martha Brown and Mr. John Ward (both deceased).
She is survived by her sister, Susan Jackson; two grandchildren, Jacqueline Brown of Fayetteville, N.C., and Latoya Anderson of Georgetown; nieces, Lillian Brown and Bert Johnson; and nephews, Michael Snyder, Bobby Brown, James Snyder, Joseph Ward Jr., and Johnny Ward, all of Georgetown.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

James Grant Jr.
James Grant Jr., age 66, formerly of the Santee Community of Georgetown, died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Sacramento, Calif.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Mt. Zion AME church in the North Santee community, conducted by the Rev. Alfred Darby.
Visitation will take place on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Surviving are his mother, Flossie M. Grant of Georgetown; three children, Dr. Douglas Grant of Walnut Creek, Calif., Lisa Grant of Atlanta, Ga. and Tiffany Grant of Stockton, Calif.; two brothers, Fenus Grant of Georgetown and Thomas Grant of Jacksonville, N.C.; four sisters, Annie Singleton of Georgetown, Rosa Belle Deas of McClellanville, S.C., Bertha Lee Wright of Moncks Corner, S.C., and Mrs. Burnette Moment of Augusta, Ga.
Funeral service arrangements are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Mary “Pat” Langston

Mary “Pat” A. Langston, age 63, wife of William Thomas Langston, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston.
Born on Jan. 4, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William Thomas Armstrong and the late Mary Kelly Armstrong.
Mrs. Langston was a member of Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church where she served as the past president of the Saint Mary’s Catholic Women’s Club on several terms through the years.
She became the president of the Pee Dee Deanery Council of Catholic Women and from there she served as president of the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women.
Mrs. Langston was currently serving as the secretary treasure for associate of the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women, which gave her status as a board member for the state council.
She is the immediate past province director for the Province of Atlanta Council of Catholic Women and a board member for the National Council of Catholic Women.
Over the past 32 years, Pat has served on and chaired various committees on all rings of council and has been instrumental in making and bringing about many positive changes.
Her voice may be silent but her impact has been remarkable and will never be forgotten.
Survivors include her husband of Georgetown; three sons, Chris Patrick Langston (Jamie) of Murrells Inlet, Kevin Foster Langston of Summerville and William Thomas Langston (Kelsey Andrus) of Columbia, S.C.; one grandson, Dylan Langston of Murrells Inlet; four brothers, Larry Armstrong (Alice) of Spartanburg, Kerry Armstrong (Hilda) of Perry, Fla., Billy Armstrong (Susan) of Hampton and Kevin Armstrong (Faye) of Aiken, S.C.; two sisters, Judy Causey of Sumter and Denise Simpson (Matt) of Naples, Fla.; her mother-in-law, Sue Langston of Moncks Corner; her brother-in-law, Charles Langston of Moncks Corner; and a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church, with Father Mike Kuhn officiating.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Graham Funeral Home.
In addition to flowers, the family ask that memorials be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018 Des Moines, IA 50340 or to Birthright of Georgetown, 1905 Front St. Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Thomas “Shorty” Lilly

Thomas C. “Shorty” Lilly, 61, Chester, S.C. passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at his home.
Born March 12, 1952, in Johnsonville, S.C., he was the son of the late Thomas Carlton Lilly and the late Miriam Poston Lilly Long.
He was an automobile mechanic and enjoyed riding motorcycles. He enjoyed cooking and especially loved to have fish fries.
Mr. Lilly is survived by his daughters, Kathy (Edward) Mitchum, Jennifer (Johnny) Barnes, Joann Lilly, and Candace Lilly; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his step-father, John Henry Long; his sisters, Linda (Luther) Jones, Terry Courtney, Marie (Bubba) Powell, Henrietta (Mike) Howard, Falischia (Keith) Moore, and Tammy (Wallace) Moore.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 in the Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Hemingway, S.C.
Interment will follow in Lake Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Morris Funeral Home, 416 N. Main St., Hemingway, SC 29554.
Memorials may be made to Morris Funeral Home, P.O. Box 158, Hemingway, SC 29554.
Sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.


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