Saturday, November 16, 2013
Virginia Hinson Virginia Rhem Hinson, age 98, of Kingstree, widow of Roscoe M. Hinson, died Thursday, November 14, 2013, in Covenant Place in Sumter, SC. Mrs. Hinson was born December 25, 1914, in Orangeburg, SC, a daughter of the late Laurice F. Rhem and Virginia Seignious Rhem. She was raised on Old Morrisville Plantation in Williamsburg County, attended Winthrop College and graduated from Winyah Business School. Mrs. Hinson was a member of The Daughters of the American Revolution, the SC Society of the Dames of The Court of Honor and The Daughters of the American Colonists. She was a Girl Scout Leader and a Past President of the State PTA. She was an avid golfer, having made a hole-in-one at the age of 77. Mrs. Hinson won many golf tournaments, including Club Champion at the Kingstree and Litchfield courses, SC Seniors Champion, and the American Golf Association Seniors Champion. In addition to her parents and husband Roscoe, Mrs. Hinson was preceded in death by her brother Laurice F. Rhem, Jr. and her son-in-law, David Miller. Surviving are: her three children, Virginia “Ginger” H. Joye and her husband, Carl Wilbur Joye of Kingstree, Elizabeth H. “Bette” Miller of Kingstree, and Roscoe M. “Rock” Hinson Jr., and his wife Elizabeth T. Hinson of Georgetown; her sister, Elaine R. Welsh of Columbia, S.C.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Williamsburg Cemetery. The family greeted friends at the cemetery following the service. Memorials may be made to Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556 or to a charity of one’s choice.
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