Clarence Newton Jr.
Mr. Clarence Lezair Newton Jr., of Thomasville, Alabama, passed away May 21, 2019, at his home. He was born June 23, 1926, Andrews, South Carolina, to the late Clarence Lezair Newton, Sr. and Sarah Caroline Thomas Newton. He was married 64 years to the love of his life, the late Ella Mae Altman Newton. He was a member of Pineview Baptist Church.
He was a graduate of Andrews High School and retired from MacMillan Paper Company in Camden, Alabama. He was a former member of the Alabama Mental Health Board and Thomasville Nursing Home Board. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was known as a great gardener and took much pride in his tomatoes. He loved his church and was active in prayer meetings at Pineview Baptist Church and Thomasville United Methodist Church.
Mr. Newton is survived by two daughters: Jennifer N. Gatling (Mike) and Cynthia N. Parnell (Polie); three grandchildren: Michael C. Gatling (Nicki), Courtney P. Whittaker (Andy), and Justin E. Parnell (Susan) and seven great grandchildren; one sister, Sarah Nell N. Thompson and two brothers, Joseph A. Newton (Nancy) and S. Ronald Newton (Rhonda), and numerous nieces and nephews. His wife, Ella Mae Altman Newton; a son, Clarence L. Newton, III; one sister, Mary Lee N. Herndon; and three brothers, W. Danzig Newton, Warren E. Newton, and Thomas O. Newton preceded him in death.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Newton was held May 25, 2019, at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Mitch Thrower and Dr. James Best officiating. Pallbearers were Michael C. Gatling, Justin E. Parnell, Andrew B. Whittaker, Nick Altman, Larry Altman, Chris Goodwin, Jody Newton, and Tommy Newton. Honorary pallbearers were Marshall Parten, Roger Truett, John Wayne Overstreet, Fred Huff, Wendell Sheffield, Frank Meyers, Johnny Duncan, and Joe Gray. Burial followed at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Thomasville, Alabama.
Memorials may be made to the Pineview Baptist Church Building Fund, 182 Moore Street/Highway 43, Thomasville, Alabama 36784.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
Arrangements by O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home
Trudie Greene Trappier died on May 21, 2019, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Funeral services were held on May 25, 2019, at Greater St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, Rev. Dr. Carl L. Anderson, pastor.
Mrs. Trappier was born on February 23, 1940, in Georgetown, SC, to Mr. Foster Greene and Mrs. Dianna Frasier Greene. She was educated in Georgetown County schools, where she attended Howard High School. Subsequently, she became employed as a cook with the Whistling Pig. She also worked at Sea Mist Resort. In addition to private housekeeping, she made hats, purses, and other garments that she sold. Trudie accepted Christ at an early age and joined Greater St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, serving faithfully in many capacities. In January 1995, she was united in holy matrimony to the late Mr. Nathaniel Trappier. Three children, Patsy Greene Bonds, Rodney Wayne Greene, Tarsha Katina Greene, and several grandchildren, all preceded her in death.
Surviving are her children, Jannie Washington, Dr. Michelle Greene, Annetta Brown, and Theodore Trappier, all of Georgetown, SC, Col. Socrates Greene and Jerome Greene, both of Columbia, SC, Edna Poinsette of Charleston, SC, and Lifornia Greene of Portsmouth, OH. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.
Charlie Marc Wrenn
Charlie Marc Wrenn, 66, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital in Murrells Inlet.
Mr. Wrenn was born October 21, 1952, in Loris, a son of the late John Ernest Wrenn and Johnnie Virginia Bell Wrenn. He grew up in North Carolina and graduated from Tabor City High School and Appalachian State University with a design degree in engineering and construction. Mr. Wrenn was a design engineer, draftsman, cabinetmaker and boat builder.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Wrenn was predeceased by: a brother, Jack Wrenn
Surviving are: His Loving Partner of 25 years, Susan Sprott Felder of Pawleys Island; two sisters, Jonlyn Angley (Wilson) of Raleigh, NC and Liz Ivory (John) of Ferndale, WA; a sister-in-law, Norma Wrenn of Abiliene, TX; a number of nieces and nephews; and his loving pet "Buddy".
Memorial Services will be announced by the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home at a later date.
Memorials suggested to: Saint Frances Animal Center, 125 Ridge St, Georgetown, SC, 29440 or the SC Environmental Law Project (SCELP), 430 Highmarket St. Georgetown, SC 29440
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