Obituaries Aug. 1, 2014

  • Thursday, July 31, 2014

Waymon Cobb

Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces the funeral services for Mr. Waymon Nathaniel Cobb, age 94, of the St. Luke community of Georgetown. Mr. Cobb died on Mon., July 28, 2014 at his residence.

Mr. Cobb is the husband of the late Romell Holmes Cobb and the son of the late Fred and Caroline Cobb, both of the St. Luke community of Georgetown.

Funeral services for Mr. Cobb will be held on Sat., Aug. 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Church of God and True Holiness Church in the St. Luke community where Elder Anthony Chandler, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the St. Luke Cemetery.

Viewing services for Mr. Cobb will be held on Fri., Aug. 1, 2014 at Linen-Knox Funeral Home Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1632 Emanuel St.

Mr. Cobb is survived by his 12 loving children and two brothers: four daughters, Rebecca Blow of Hemingway, Gertrude Barr of Kingstree, Carolyn Lance of the Dunbar community, and Sheryl Winns of the St. Luke community of Georgetown; eight sons, David E. Cobb, Nathaniel Cobb, Isaac Cobb, Thomas Cobb, Willie Cobb, Daniel Cobb, Kenneth Cobb, Robert Cobb all of the St. Luke community of Georgetown; two brothers Fred Cobb Jr. of Durham, NC and Peter James Cobb of the St. Luke community of Georgetown; and a host of loving grandchildren, great grand children, nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.

Rose Crucilla

Rose Casale Crucilla, 92, widow of Ross Crucilla, died peacefully in Agape Conway facility on July 28, 2014.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1921 to Nancy and Frank Casale in Pittston, PA. Rose was a great caregiver to everyone, especially her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Szarowicz(Paul), Jean Crucilla; one son, Phillip Crucilla; three sisters, Josephine Gerchak, Carmella Sakalauskas, Mary Resavy; six grandchildren: Mindy Simpson(John), Phillip Crucilla, Angela Fiske(Jay); Crucilla Koon(David), Francesca McCullum, Ross Morris, thirteen great grandchildren: Biaggia, Olivia,, Ciara, and Noah Simpson, Theresa, Nicholas and Christopher, Brailin McCullum, Bailey Crucilla, Tyler and John Fisher Koon, Devin Shew, Cameron Fiske.

She is predeceased by four brothers, Charles, Alfonso, Joe Casale, and Michael Ferrara; two grandchildren, Theresa and Nicholas Szarowicz.

A Service of Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Sat., Aug. 2, 2014 at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church in Pawleys Island.

In lieu of ?owers donations can be made in memory of Rose to her church, Precious Blood Catholic Church at 1633Waverly Rd., Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or Agape Senior Foundation, 1053 Center St., Columbia, SC 29169.

Condolences may be made at: www.burroughsfh.com.

The Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet 843-651-1440 is in charge of arrangements.

Melvin Nauss

Melvin Green Nauss, 90, of Pawleys Island, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and widow of Benjamin Smith Nauss, Sr., entered into eternal rest on July 31, 2014.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service and celebration of her life at 1 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, Highway 17 South, Pawleys Island. Burial services will be private.

Mrs. Nauss was born on Feb. 10, 1924, in Sumter, daughter of Dr. Dove Walter Green of Charleston and Irene Hardwick of Mullins.

She grew up in Conway and Pawleys Island.

She was a graduate of Conway High School and received a degree in music from Winthrop College in 1945.

While at Winthrop she was president of the Episcopal Student Auxiliary and active in the German and music clubs.

She attended the Juilliard School in New York. She was a music teacher with Florence District 1 Schools and was Miss Florence of 1946.

Florence would become her second home.

In 1946, she met Ben Nauss. They married in 1947. As an Army wife, she and Ben later moved to Columbus, GA and Okinawa, Japan before settling down in Florence to raise four sons.

Upon returning from Okinawa, Mrs. Nauss started a neighbourhood kindergarten and later joined the SC State Government as a caseworker for the Department of Public Welfare.

In the early 70s, she took a break from social service and ran the Cassena Inn on Pawleys Island. Later, she worked for the Crisis Intervention Center as a counsellor and finished her career with the State Mental Health Department in Florence and Georgetown.

She was active in the Episcopal Church and was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Florence and a founding member of All Saints Episcopal Florence as well as a member of All Saints Waccamaw Episcopal Church and Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church.

Known for her beautiful soprano voice, she often sang solos in weddings and was an active member of the choir and altar guild.

After a life of service to those in need, she retired to Pawleys Island, her childhood summer home. She spent many enjoyable days combing the beach for shells, holding a fishing rod to catch a flounder or pulling in a crab line as well as enjoying bird watching and the beauty of nature around her.

They say an apple doesn’t fall far from a tree. For Melvin, that was Pawleys Island and the salt marsh and creek that embraces it. In her active retirement, she still found time to serve others, helping to found the Smith Clinic at Baskerville with her friend Dr. Cathcart Smith as well as helping those less fortunate in the community at every opportunity.

A life long music and art lover, she was an active supporter of Brookgreen Gardens and regularly attended the Spoleto Festival in Charleston.

She was predeceased by her parents as well as four sisters; Eunice Green Smith, Virginia Green Legare’, Nina Green Wilkes, Mary Green and one brother; Dove Walter Green Jr.

Surviving are her sons, Benjamin Smith Nauss Jr. (Marty), Pawleys Island, Loren Harding Nauss III (Linda), Lynchburg, VA, William Hardwick Nauss, Pawleys Island, and Timothy Green Nauss (Carol), Macao, China. Seven Grandchildren; Elizabeth Nauss Graf (Chris), Mount Pleasant, Katherine Nauss Templeton (Brandon), Columbia, Christopher Benjamin Nauss, Richmond, VA, Timothy Dale Nauss, Los Angeles, CA, Benjamin William Nauss, Charleston, Caroline Grace Nauss, Macao, China and Virginia Irene Nauss, Macao, China.

Five great-grandchildren, Emma Hall Templeton, Columbia, William Hall Graf, Mount Pleasant, Charles Smith Templeton, Columbia, Peter Field Graf, Mount Pleasant, and Benjamin Thomas Graf, Mount Pleasant.

The family requests no flowers. Memorials may be sent to the Smith Clinic, 116 Baskerville Dr., Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

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