Obituaries Aug. 30

  • Friday, August 22, 2014

Glenn Adams

Glenn Hugh Adams, age 60, passed away peacefully Wed., Aug. 13, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice in Georgetown. Mr. Adams was born on May 4, 1954 in Conway, the son of Margaret Hughes Adams and Wallace Maston Adams and grew up in the small town of Newton-le-Willows in Merseyside, England.

Mr. Adams was pre-deceased by his son Patrick Glenn Adams. In addition to his parents, Mr. Adams is survived by his daughter: Candace Joy Adams, step-son: Danny (Julie) Burt, Jr. and step-daughter: Kelly (Robbie) Cox, two sisters: Brenda (Johnny) Freeman and Denise (Edward) Bradford, two brothers: David (Patricia) Adams and Gary (Angela) Adams, grandchildren: Joshua, Victoria, Sydney, Patrick and TJ and step-grandchildren: Danny III, Taylor and Christopher as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

Service for the family will be private. A Celebration of Life will be held at The Islander Sports Pub in Pawleys Island on Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 at 6 p.m..

Burroughs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Driggers

Robert Owens “Uncle Bob” Driggers, 79, widower of Louise Powers Driggers, passed away on Fri., August 15, 2014 at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Born on Nov. 2, 1934, in Calhoun County, he was a son of the late George Mosley Driggers and the late Lizzy Furtick Driggers. Mr. Driggers was a member of Wayne United Methodist Church and was a US Navy veteran having served in the Korean Conflict. Mr. Driggers was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and enjoyed wood carving and spending time with his family.

Survivors include a brother, Thomas Driggers (Geri) of Stockton, CA; two nieces, Angela Goodwin (Bruce) of Glen Burnie, MD and Dawn P. Elliott (Eric Hemeon) of Georgetown; five nephews, Ray Driggers (Brenda) of Summerville, Joe Bauernfeind of Glen Burnie, MD, John Driggers (Connie Cox) of Stockton, CA, Clay Prosser (Sarah Grainger) of Georgetown and Sammy Powers of Georgetown; 12 great nieces and nephews, Nichole, Bruce, Jessica, David, William, Catherine, Madeline, Joshua, Abigayle, Kelsea, Tara and Lexie; one great-great nephew, Brandon; two sisters in law, Hazel Driggers of Summerville and Annette Powers of Georgetown; and one brother in law, Robert Bauernfeind of Bozman, MD.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Louise P. Driggers, the love of his life; two sisters, Gloria Ann Bauernfeind and Frances Driggers; one brother, John Driggers; two sisters in law, Carol P. Prosser and Bertha Martin; and two brothers in law, Dewey Powers and Elbert P. Prosser, Jr.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Mon., Aug. 18, 2014 at Wayne United Methodist Church with Rev. Danny Chamblee and Rev. Jack Todd officiating. Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or to the Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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

Cynthia Kennedy

Please join us as we celebrate the life of Cynthia “Earleen” Jarrell Kennedy. June 30 1947 – March 9, 2014. Though we grieve our loss, there is joy, too, in having known and loved such a generous and caring person.

“I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.” Jeremiah 31:31b

Place: Friendfield Presbyterian Church, 4049 Highmarket St. in Georgetown

Date: Sat., Aug. 30

Time: 4 p.m.

Alvilda Russ

Alvilda Pope Russ, 93, widow of Leslie T. Russ, passed away on Thur., August 21, 2014 at her home.

Born on July 17, 1921, in Pleasant Hill, she was a daughter of the late Irby Pope and the late Eva Tanner Pope. Mrs. Russ was a member of Screven Baptist Church and a past member of Center Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in her yard, sewing and going on long walks. Mrs. Russ was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include three children, Elton G. Russ (Cathy) of Georgetown, James Irby Russ (Donna) of Pickens and J. Earl Russ (Brenda) of Florence; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; four brothers, Thayer Pope (Mary) of Rock Mount, NC, Joe Pope (Ella) of Hemingway, Wayne Avant (Janice) of Hemingway, Johnny Avant of Pleasant Hill; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas J. Russ; and two sisters, Olene Avant and Myrtle Goude.

Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 at Screven Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Williams officiating. Entombment will follow in the Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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

Molly Sanders

Molly L. Moore Sanders, 90, widow of J.E. Sanders, passed away on Thurs., Aug. 21, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.

Born on Aug. 22, 1923, in Georgetown County, she was a daughter of the late Quincy Moore and the late Louise Powers Moore. Mrs. Sanders enjoyed needle work and loved her animals.

Survivors include her daughter, Betty Michau of Andrews; two grandsons, Thurman R. Michau, Jr. of Georgetown and Timothy K. Michau (Brandy J.) of Georgetown; three great grandchildren; numerous great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Rhetta Powell of Hemingway, Bessie Cooper of Hemingway and Eda McDaniel of Hemingway; two brothers, Quincy Moore, Jr. of Hemingway and Capus Moore of Smyrna, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Ronald Michau; one brother; and two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 in Elmwood Cemetery.

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

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


Notice about comments:

South Strand News is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not South Strand News.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Latest Videos
Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads

South Strand News

© 2015 South Strand News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.