Obituaries July 14

  • Monday, July 14, 2014

  • Updated Monday, July 14, 2014 3:34 pm

Death Notices

Priscilla Cyrus, age 65, of Hemingway

John Davis, age 84, of Hemingway

Funeral services

Bertha Gertig

Bertha Marie Starkey Gertig, 80, wife of Roy Fred Gertig, passed away on Mon., July 14, 2014 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Born on Dec. 25, 1933, in White Plains, NY, she was a daughter of the late Irvin Starkey and the late Adelaide Colligan Starkey. Mrs. Gertig was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary VFW 6444, American Legion Post 178 and the co-founder of the Elks Lodge #900 in Pawleys Island.

Survivors include her husband of Georgetown; two sons, Roy S. Gertig (Kay) of Bellevue, NE and Erich Gertig of Georgetown; five grandchildren, Steven, Christopher, Erich, Scott and Amy.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Graham Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC 29440

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. www.grahamfuneralhome.org.

Earnest Holmes

Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earnest Lee Holmes, age 70, of the Plantersville community of Georgetown, who died on July 7 at MUSC Hospital in Charleston. Mr. Holmes is the son of the late Carlis Holmes and the late Josephine Holmes, both of the Plantersville Community of Georgetown.

Survivors include his son and two sisters; one son, Earnest L. Holmes Jr. of Seneca; two sisters, Linda Holmes of the Plantersville community and Geneva Hayward of Alexandria, VA; a host of loving uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held for Mr. Holmes on Tues., July 15 at 1 p.m. at Linen-Knox Funeral Home Chapel on 1632 Emanuel St. in Georgetown with Rev. Willie E. Holmes presiding.

Family and friends may call or visit the home of the sister Linda Holmes at 843-855-7645 or 752 Lot Dr. in the Plantersville community.

Arrangements entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.

Sara Prosser

Sara Jo Hartfield Prosser, 80, widow of Boyd O. Prosser, passed away on Sun., July 13, 2014 at her home.

Born on Dec. 9, 1933, in Florence, she was a daughter of the late Henry Hartfield and the late Clydia Cooper Hartfield. Mrs. Prosser was a member of First Assembly of God. She enjoyed reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

Survivors include a son, John E. Prosser (Charles Hill) of Garden City; four grandchildren, Brian Prosser (Heather) of Mt. Pleasant, Tracy Elliott (Juston Johnson) of Georgetown, Candace Bridges (Joshua) of Georgetown and Rosalyn Self of Georgetown; eight great grandchildren, Brier Prosser, Nevelin Prosser, Katelynn Price, Madison Price, Hannah Bridges, Joshua Bridges, Jr., Lillian Bridges and Kaylee Bridges; one sister, Grace Filyah of Florence; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby O. Prosser; one sister, Mary Lou Lambert; five brothers, Willie Hartfield, Billy Hartfield, John Hartfield, Eugene Hartfield and Mayo Hartfield.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wed., July 16, 2014 at First Assembly of God. Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Graham Funeral Home.

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. www.grahamfuneralhome.org

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