Obituaries, April 30, 2014

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Infant Bryson Jeremiah Webb of Columbia, S.C.

Rev. Betty Louise Bryant Ervin, age 62, of Murrells Inlet


Truman Bromell

Truman Nathaniel Bromell, age 67, of the Plantersville Community in Georgetown died on Sunday, April 27, 2014 while a patient at the Veterans Affairs Hospital, Charleston, S.C.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, with burial following at the church cemetery.

Viewing will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Wilds Courtyard Chapel.

Mr. Bromell was born on Jan. 18, 1947 in Georgetown to the marital union of Marion Bromell and Eva Mae White Bromell.

He attended Georgetown County schools and later served in the United States Army until being honorably discharged.

Mr. Bromell was united in holy matrimony to the former Ms. Gladys Ponteau.

For several years, he was employed with Tupperware Industries as a tool room manager.

He was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, where he served on the Male Choir, Trustee Board, and was also a member of The Sons of Allen.

Mr. Bromell is survived by his wife, Gladys Bromell; his mother, Eva Mae Bromell of Georgetown; two children, Gregory Earl Wearing of New Haven, Conn. and Tracy Bromell of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Roberta Porcher and Janie Louise Ford, both of Georgetown, and Octavia Brown of Myrtle Beach; three brothers, Jackson Bromell and Harold Bromell, both of Georgetown, and William Dekine, Middletown, Conn.

Funeral service arrangements for Mr. Truman Nathaniel Bromell are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Dora Johnston

Dora Jane Self Johnston, age 65, of Conway died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Agape Senior of Conway surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 4, 1948 in Georgetown S.C. a daughter of the late William Nathan and Hulda Jane Davis Self.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters, Lou Cashion, Jeanette Barnes and Azilee Swails and one brother, Ralph Self.

Mrs. Johnston was a very high spirited person who loved to pick and joke with people. She loved her family very much and was a compassionate person.

She retired from Wal-Mart after serving twenty-five years. Dora was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who will be greatly missed.

Mrs. Johnston is survived by her husband, Ronnie Johnston of the home; two sons, Michael Pope and William Johnston both of Conway; one brother, Bobby Self (Frances) of Georgetown; four sisters, Sarah Jordan of Andrews, Ruby Henry and Pearl Goude both of Georgetown and Lena Moore of Delco N.C.; three grandchildren, Megan Pope, Jessica Shultzaberger and Leslie Pardue; and one great-granddaughter, Lexi Pardue.

The family received friends at Watson Funeral Services on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

Burial followed at Bunker Hill Cemetery.

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Watson Funeral Services and Crematory, 2300 Highway 378, Conway, SC is serving the family.


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