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Obituaries Dec. 17, 2014

  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Joseph Howard

Joseph “Joey” Brown Howard, 63, of Clover, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Howard was born in Georgetown on Feb. 12, 1951, a son of the late Ernest Edward Howard, Sr. and Mary Louise Skipper Howard. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mr. Howard lived in the Charlotte area for the last 35 years and was an avid golfer and bowler. He had a great love for Corvettes and motorcycles and was an avid coin collector. Mr. Howard was a kind and generous man and was loved by his family and friends. He is now reunited with his late brother, Earnest Howard, Jr., playing golf on a greater golf course.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mary “Ginger” V. Howard (Ray Maston) of Cornelius, NC; two sisters, Patsy McClellan (Albert) and Elaine Altman, both of Georgetown; a brother, Chris Howard (Janice) of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Rachel and Taylor Maston; and his former wife, Ettre Vee “Sam” Howard.

Graveside services were held at three o’clock on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14, 2014, at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens in Georgetown. Officiating was the Rev. C. Wyllene Skipper.

The family received friends prior to the service at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home from one-thirty until two-thirty.

Larry Lambert

Larry King Lambert, 62, husband of Kathy Herrington Lambert, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at his home.

Born on Sept. 2, 1952, in Georgetown, he was the son of the late Capers K. Lambert and the late Lula E. Lambert. Mr. Lambert attended Calvary Free Will Baptist Church and retired from Georgetown Steel after 32 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of Georgetown; two children, Jenifer R. Lambert and Eric S. Lambert (Emily) all of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Ella Claire Lambert and Eva Scott Lambert; two sisters, Ann Tucker of Andrews and Marie Edwards of Georgetown; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Karen Cox.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Teddy Rabon officiating. Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church.

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.

Beulah McCants

Beulah Nell Elliott McCants, 87, of Andrews, a beloved Mother and Grandmother; and the widow of Charles Richard McCants, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. McCants was born the daughter of Henry Calvin Elliott and Cary Shellie Wilson Elliott on Jan. 13, 1927 in Williamsburg County. She was a member of the Andrews Pentecostal Holiness Church where she served in the Willing Workers Sunday School Class and Women’s Ministry. She was a devoted wife, a beloved mother, and cherished grandmother. Her greatest joy and her life’s dedication were to her family and her church family. “Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised” (Proverbs 31:31).

She leaves behind: three children, Rebecca “Becky” (Rev. Tim) Howell, Charles R. (Penny) McCants, Jr., and Stephen Rodney (Tracy) McCants; and seven grandchildren, Melanie Gibson, Stephanie (Jeff) Daniels, Rebecca (Thomas) Rotan, Kyle (Heather) McCants, Kirk McCants, Rod McCants, and Robert McCants; and nine great-grandchildren, Morgan, Bryce, Mackenzie, Connor, Ashlyn, Addison, Jude, Kallie, and Korlie. She also leaves behind: a sister, Opal Taylor; and loved like a sister, Jeanette Browder.

She was predeceased by: her parents; her husband; three brothers, Henry Elliott, Johnnie Elliott and Connie Elliott; and four sisters, Thelma Skipper, Mamie Lee Cannon; Myrtis Elliott, and Carmen Weaver.

A Home Going Celebration was at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in the sanctuary of Andrews First PH Church.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the McCants family.

Nancy Rogers

Nancy “Nano” Erwin Poston Rogers, 93, of Andrews, the widow of Leonard Alton Rogers, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Rogers was born the daughter of Erwin Poston and Sue Stanley Poston on Feb. 17, 1921 in Florence. She was a graduate of Columbia College and was a retired School Teacher with the Williamsburg County School District. She was a member of the Woodmen of the World. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Dasie Watson Sunday School Class. Her greatest accomplishment was the love and Godly heritage she gave to her family and friends. “Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised” (Proverbs 31:31).

Lenard and Nancy were married on June 17, 1943 and celebrated 41 years together. Their home was blessed with: four children, Erwin Alton (Pam) Rogers, Ralph Stanley (Karen) Rogers, Raymond Rhett (Cheryl) Rogers and Nancy Rogers; seven grandchildren, Caroline R. (Heath) McCants, Rebecca Rogers Chris (Lynn) Bird, Stanton (Teresa) Rogers, Heather Rogers, Rhett Rogers, and Allie Rogers; and eleven great-grandchildren, Carli, Abbie, Jameson, Braydon, Alton, Kelsey, Megan, Stanton, McKenzie, Macie, and Alora. She also leaves behind: a sister, Annie Sue Poston.

She joins her waiting loved ones including: her parents; her husband; two sons, Alton and Stanley; a daughter; Nancy; and two sisters, Betty P. Barth and Mary Elsie Poston.

A Graveside Service was at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec.15, 2014 at the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday evening, Dec. 14, 2014 at the Andrews Chapel.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rogers family.

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