Obituaries, April 2, 2014

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Johnny Cribb

Johnny David Cribb, age 64, of Hemingway passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in a Charleston hospital.

Mr. Cribb was born in Georgetown, SC a son of the late Garner David and Olive Owens Cribb. He was a retired carpenter and enjoyed fishing with his brothers.

Surviving are his children, Jamie David (Angela) Cribb, Becky (Chad) Rogers, and Sam Cribb; grandchildren, Brint Powell, Brianna Powell and Andrew Brandon; brothers, Melvy (Jo Ann) Cribb, and Gerald (Veretha) Cribb; sisters, Sara Ann (T.J.) Baxley, and Lynn (Harvey) Roberts; a brother- in- law, Donald (Diana) Owens; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Cribb was predeceased by a sister, Mable C. Owens, and a brother Floyd Allen Cribb.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 2014, in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Burial, directed by Morris Funeral of Hemingway was in the church cemetery.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014 in the Family Life Center of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 11914 Pleasant Hill Drive, Hemingway, SC 29554.

Please sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.

Harriett Moore

Harriett Virginia Avant Moore, age 88, of Georgetown, a beloved mother and the widow of Frank Spivey Moore, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Moore was born the daughter of Stephen W. Avant and Cynthia Cornelia Cribb Avant on July 14, 1925 in Georgetown County. She was an employee with International Paper Company.

She was a faithful member of Friendfield Presbyterian Church for 67 years where served in ministry as a Sunday School teacher.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, singing, dancing, and calling bingo. She committed her life to acts of selfless giving and an unconditional love for her family and those she knew to earn her the distinguished titles – Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, and Friend.

She leaves behind: her children, Donald Wayne “Duck” (Yevette) Moore, Frank Timothy “Tim” (Peggy) Moore, and Kent Lee (Debbie) Moore; 12 grandchildren, Adrian R. Moore, Aaron R. (Michele) Moore, Ashton R. (Krystin) Moore, Allyson R. Moore, Dillon F. Moore, Wesley T. Moore, Kyla M. (Hank) Kraft, Samuel S. Moore, Lauren E. Moore, Whitney M. (David) Martin, Zachary R. Moore, and Matthew K. Moore; and 11 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind a brother, Lavurn (Ann) Avant.

She was predeceased by: her parents; her husband; three brothers, Grover Avant, Remar Avant, and James Avant; and two sisters, Lizzie Elliott and Ina Williamson.

A Celebration of Life service will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the Friendfield Presbyterian Church.

Interment will follow in the Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens, directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Georgetown Chapel.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Moore family.

Walter Welton

Chief Petty Officer Walter “Walt” Eugene Welton, CTOC (USN Ret), age 76, of McClellanville, South Carolina, husband of the late Marlies Lottholz Welton passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. His memorial service will be held aboard the USS Yorktown at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Interment will follow. A reception will be held on the USS Yorktown following the service/inurnment with family accepting friends at the home of his daughter Jacqueline Welton Skinner following the conclusion of events on the USS Yorktown.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road.

Mr. Welton was born July 30, 1937 in Vincennes, Indiana, son of the late Eugene Welton and Gladys George Welton.

He was a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the White House Communications Agency and a tour of duty in Vietnam.

After military retirement, he worked for Bendix Field Engineering Corp. (later known as Allied Signal) and Mueller-Bore Patent Law Firm in Munich, Germany. After retirement in 2002, Walt became a member of the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (USNCVA) and VFW # 6444.

Mr. Welton enjoyed life with his wife of 48 years until her passing in 2009.

He is survived by his daughters, Heide Welton of McClellanville, S.C. and Jacqueline Welton (Wardlaw III) Skinner of Mount Pleasant; his grandson, Wardlaw Edwin Skinner IV of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY; and his granddaughter, Michaela Marlies Skinner of Mt. Pleasant.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org ).

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.

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