Extracts from Obituaries
Published in
 The Dillon Herald
Dillon, SC
 1976


The extracts for 1976   are not in alphabetical order.  They are listed in the month as they appeared in the Dillon Herald

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JANUARY


Name:      Marie Bethea Crawford       
Parents:  late Wesley & Lilly W. Bethea
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a New York hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery, Latta  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 1, 1976, page 8, col. 6  


Name:      Dunn Carter
Parents:   Willie & Carrie Turner Carter
Spouse:   Ruby McKenzie Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  57
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 1, 1976, page 8, col.7, 8 and 9  


Name:    James W. Barr           
Parents:  Sgt. (Ret) & Mrs. James P. Barr
Date of Birth/Age:  17
Date of Death: December 30
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, N. C. hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 1, col. 4 and Thursday January 15, 1976, page 6, col. 5


Name:      Cassie Hyatt         
Parents:  Malcolm & Laura Hyatt Hyatt
Spouse:  Edna Pate Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  62
Place of Birth:  Cumberland County, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 8, col. 1     


Name:   Charlie Floyd          
Parents: Theadous Crawford Floyd and  Charlie Floyd
Spouse:   Eva Mae Floyd
Date of Birth/Age:  49
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery, veteran of US Army, World War II (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 8, col. 1        


Name:  Katherine Parham Bethea   
Parents:  W. H. Parham and William Herbert Parham
Date of Birth/Age:  54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 8, col. 1         


Name:      Mayme Sawyer Gordon       
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sawyer
Spouse:  Dr. R. K. Gordon
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Place of Birth:  Bennettsville
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 8, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      William E. Flowers         
Parents:  Mode and Lonnie Mae Jackson Flowers
Spouse:   Betty Leviner Flowers
Date of Birth/Age:  41
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 6, 1976, page 8, col. 4 


Name:      Willie Scott
Parents:   James F. & Mary Ann
Spouse:  Reecy Owens Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  78
Place of Birth:  Marion County, Dillon resident
Date of Death: Thursday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1 


Name:  Nora Weatherford Jackson     
Parents:  Henry W. and  Kate Hampton Weatherford
Spouse:   Cleveland Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  83
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  services: Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington
 Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1   


Name:      Lillian Fore Sizemore
Parents:  Addison and Elizabeth McKenzie Fore
Spouse:  James E. Sizemore
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Hollywood, Fla. nursing home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1

 

Name:      Kenneth Lynn Crooks   
Parents:  John A. Bernard Sr. and Lilly Mae Tendergrass Crooks
Spouse:  Debra Jean Mouzon Crooks
Date of Birth/Age:  21
Place of Birth:  Williamsburg
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:   Kingstreet
Place of Burial:  Williamsburg
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 13, 1976, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      James Fulton Grayson III       
Parents:  James Fulton Jr. and  Archie Bethea Grayson
Spouse: Cora Gene (Cookie) Patrick Grayson
Date of Birth/Age:  35
Place of Birth:  Florence
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 13, 1976, page 7, col. 1      


Name:   Victor Carter   
Spouse:  Archanna Owens Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  63
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 13, 1976, page 7, col. 1      


Name:     Miss Louise Grice         
Parents:   James Robert and Effie D. McRae Grice
Date of Birth/Age:  54
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday January 13, 1976, page 7, col. 1       


Name:      Nezbeth Malpida Altice
Parents:  William & Fannie Blackburn
Date of Birth/Age:  60
Place of Birth:  Williamson, West Va.
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 15, 1976, page 6, col. 5


Name:     Bonnie McDonald Herring         
Parents:  Joseph and Helen Rogers McDonald
Spouse:   Whit Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  84
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  services: Pyerian Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 15, 1976, page 6, col. 6 


Name:      Carroll Bailey          
Parents:   Lawrence and Essie Hammond Bailey
Spouse:  Marion Jernigan Bailey
Date of Birth/Age:  63
Place of Birth:  Spring Branch community
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday January 15, 1976, page 6, col. 6     


Name:      Lillie James Eastwood
Parents:  Joseph H. and L. Andrews James, daughter: Mrs. Olin Baucom of Dillon
Spouse:  Miles A. Eastwood Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: May 16, 1896
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: January 13
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Clanton Memorial Presbyterian Church in Charlotte
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Tech. Sgt. Arvin M. Ford
Parents:  Flossie Elliott Ford and Major Ford
Spouse:  Sandra Arline Paul Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, USAF-ret.veteran of Korean War, two tours of Vietnam
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Carl Johnson
Parents:  Ivey and Mary Ella Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Place of Death:  a Florence County nursing home
Place of Burial:  Dothan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 2   


Name:      Martha Hunt Williams
Parents:  Charles and Flora Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Mt. Holly Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 3 


Name:      James Woodrow Lupo
Parents:  Lonzo McKeever and Beula Oliver Lupo
Spouse:  Hazel Lupo
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  services in Piney Grove Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 3   


Name:      Lillie Mae Wiley       
Parents:  William and Ida McCown Blakeley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Date of Death: January 12
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 4  


Name:      Minnie Ann Hardwick Flowers
Parents:  Memick and Amelia Kathleen Flowers Hardwick
Spouse:  Archie Flowers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home of her daughter
Place of Burial:  Ocean Woods Memorial Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 20, 1976, page 6, col. 6      


Name:      Sarah Hamer Scarborough
Parents:  Robert P. and Flora J. McCallum Hamer
Spouse:  Alfred Scarborough
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Sumter Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 22, 1976, page 10, col. 1  


Name:      Lawrence Lero Stephens
Parents:  Steve and Frances Harrelson Stephens
Spouse:  Leila Utley Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Regan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 22, 1976, page 10, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Paul McElveen
Parents:  Henry T. and Mazeline Stephenson McElveen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 18
Place of Birth:  Sumter
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Hartsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 22, 1976, page 10, col. 2   


Name:      Sadie Bell McCallum
Parents:  C. O. and Annie Lee Green Bell
Spouse:  James E. McCallum
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Raleigh, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 22, 1976, page 10, col. 3  


Name:      Vernal G. Arnette Jr.
Parents:  Vernel G. and Lula Bell Chandler Arnette
Spouse:  Jane Chandler Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Salem
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery in Florence
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 22, 1976, page 7, col. 1   


Name:      Rudolph Euthon
Spouse:  Rachel Hewitt Euthon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Georgia native
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Marion nursing home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery in Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Leola Montgomery Wilson       
Parents:  Luther and Mattie Montgomery
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Date of Death:  January 17
Place of Death:  Chapel Hill, NC
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 6, 7 and 8


Name:      Tracy F. Haselden
Parents:  Mildred Fore Haselden and David Monroe Haselden
Spouse:  Mary Edna George Haselden
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 45
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Haselden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Hannah Gibson Moody
Parents:  Simeon and Betty Jane Breeden Gibson
Spouse:  Dr. C. L. Moody
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Greenwood nursing home
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      George L. Bullard
Parents:  James Alton Bullard and Retha Sanderson Bullard
Spouse:  Marie Hammond Bullard
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 41
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery in Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 2 


Name:      Theo Sawyer Dr
Parents:  Walter Zack and Stella Lane Sawyer
Spouse:  Lizzie Brown Alford Sawyer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Miss Annie Whittington
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Jule Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 7, col. 3


Name:      Brutus Wilson
Parents:  Essie Waddell Wilson and Charles M. Wilson, brother, Ray Wilson
Spouse:  Carrie Lee Worley Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Waxhaw, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Southland Memorial Gardens, Columbia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 8, col. 3, 4 and 5  


Name:      King David Carmichael         
Parents:  Hinton and Annie Bell Carmichael
Spouse:  Minnie Carmichael
Date of Birth: March 21, 1910
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: January 22
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, January 27, 1976, page 8, col. 3 and Thursday, January 29, 1976, page 8, col. 3
  

Name:      Joseph Grady Alford
Parents:  D. J. and Catherine Easterling Alford
Spouse:  Ruth McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Carolina Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 29, 1976, page 8, col. 1 and 2  


Name:    Miss Lula Byard Hayes
Parents:  Osburne Caswell and Catherine Jackson Hayes
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 29, 1976, page 8, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      Robert Lee Nixon Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Date of Death: November 29, 1975        accident
Place of Death:  Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, January 29, 1976, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7   


FEBRUARY


Name:       Janie B. Berry
Parents:  Clarence and Ellen Jackson Bailey
Spouse:  J. Carlisle Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 1 


Name:      Leona Lane Simmons
Parents:  late William C. and Pearl Campbell Lane
Spouse:  George M. Simmons
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Mullins
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Melrose Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 1 


Name:      Jobie G. Hulon         
Spouse:  Gloria
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth: of Aurora, Ill, formerly of Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at  Healy Chapel
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 1 


Name:      Joseph Dewey Herring
Parents:   Talmadge Blanton and Minnie Hyatt Herring
Spouse:   Grace Alford Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, Dillon, SC (Veteran)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 1 and 2


Name:      Mrs. Radie Mae Brewer        
Parents:   Lonnie and Maggie Pittman
Spouse  Thomas Brewer
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Hayestown Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 2 


Name:      William Arthur Lindsay          
Parents:   Will and Clara Mae Lindsay
Spouse:   Thelma Albertia Lindsay
Date of Birth/Age: Age 75
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County, resident of Dillon County 21 years
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 3


Name:      Lonnie E. Johnson         
Parents:   Walker and Beulah Scott Johnson
Spouse:  Macie McColl Johnson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 2 and 3


Name:      Robert Lee Long         
Parents:   William Jasper and Gertrude Suggs Long
Spouse:  Elise Hubbard Long
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Place of Birth:  Columbus County, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florida hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 3


Name:      R. T. Lofton         
Parents:    Martha Rich Lofton and W. G. Lofton
Spouse:  Nina Collins Lofton
Date of Birth/Age: Age 52
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  veterans hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Red Bluff Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 3, 1976, page 6, col. 4 and 5


Name:      Willie James McNair   
Parents:  Alex and Irene McNair
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  New Bethel Presbyterian Church cemetery, Hamer  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 5, 1976, page 6, col. 6


Name:      Sarah Ruby Barrineau McDaniel
Parents:   Dave and Sarah Nesmith Barrineau
Spouse:  Jasper McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Williamsburg County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 10, 1976, page 3, col. 1  


Name:     H. C. Bass             
Parents:  H. W. and Della Rich Bass
Spouse:  Viola Jackson Bass
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Marboro County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 10, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2 


Name:  Lightie Powell Honker   
Parents:   W. H. and Elizabeth Batten Powell
Spouse:   Harry A. Honker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth:  Windsor
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Virginia.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 10, 1976, page 3, col. 2     


Name:      Jerome Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 31
Place of Birth:  of Zebulon, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday        auto fire accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 12, 1976, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7  


Name:      Lester L. Lausch
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Place of Birth:  of New Holland, Pa.
Date of Death: Wednesday        auto fire accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 12, 1976, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7


Name:     Samuel Owens Berry
Parents:   James Leon and Annie M. Williams Berry
Spouse:  Irradean Berry
Date of Birth/Age: Age 57
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 12, 1976, page 3, col. 3  


Name:     James C. Henderson       
Date of Birth/Age:  61
Date of Death: Tuesday    auto accident
Place of Burial:  Rowland Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 12, 1976, page 3, col. 1


Name:      Mrs. Lillie Byrd Graves Carter
Parents:   Oscar and Annie Girt Graves (Gist, not Girt) hlw
Spouse:  Carl Carter
Date of Birth/Age: Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 12, 1976, page 3, col. 1 


Name:      Robert T. Fairey Sr.         
Parents:   Francis A. and Julia Wade Fairey
Spouse:  Mrs. Bessie Fairey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 85
Place of Birth:  Orangeburg County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 12, 1976, page 3, col. 2 and 3  


Name:     Albert Rudolph Jenkins
Parents:    Emma Stephens Jenkins and Pope Jenkins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 47
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, N. C.
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Wadesboro, N.C. hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 3, col. 2   


Name:      David Gottlieb   
Spouse:  Jennie Retzkin Gottlieb
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth:  New York
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  New York City home
Place of Burial:  New York City
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 1      


Name: Rev. James Alexander McNair   
Spouse: married Hattie Evans 1948
Date of Birth: June 14, 1924
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: January 26
Place of Death:  Fayetteville, N.C.
Place of Burial:  services at Smith Chapel Church, Fayetteville, N. C.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Rev. Thomas Hendrick Francisco
Parents:  Henry and Rose Anna Francisco
Daughter:  Ruth F. Lewis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 95
Place of Birth:  Hawkins County, Tenn.
Date of Death: February 13
Place of Death:  hospital here
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Henry Carlyle Braswell
Parents:   Jeffrey and Vincie Mae Norton Braswell
Date of Birth/Age: Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 4  


Name:      Ann Seymour Brigman        
Parents:  Myre Britow and Ella Lane Brigman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 5   


Name:     Maybelle A. Alford
Parents:  Daniel James and Catherine Easterling Alford
Spouse:   James Augustus Alford
Date of Birth/Age: Age 94
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville nursing home
Place of Burial:  Alford Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 6 and 7  


Name:     Louise R. Allen       
Parents:  John and Claude Johnson Roberts
Spouse:  Sprunt J. Allen
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 7 and 8  


Name:      Donnie Garner           
Parents:  John and Louanna Garner
Spouse:  Edna Grainger Garner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 17, 1976, page 6, col. 8 and 9  


Name:      Mrs. Ellen Watts Griffin
Parents:  late Sam & Mattie Allen Watts
Spouse:  late Clifton Griffin
Date of Birth/Age:  80
Place of Birth:  Marion County, SC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion, SC hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 19, 1976, page 6, col. 1 and 2


Name:      Miriam Lee Johnson
Parents:   Joe and Flora Lee
Date of Birth/Age: Age 89
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death: a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 19, 1976, page 6, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      Mrs. Frances Byrd Windham       
Parents:  Mr. and  Mrs. Frank E. Byrd, Darlington
Spouse:  Edward M. Windham
Date of Birth/Age: Age 41 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Darlington
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 19, 1976, page 6, col. 3 


Name:      Thomas Everette Flowers
Parents:   Everette and Margaret Ann James Flowers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 19, 1976, page 6, col. 4


Name:   Buck Campbell   
Parents:  Simpson Thaddeus and Annie Morris Campbell
Spouse:  Azalee Scott Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Marlboro County        truck accident
Place of Burial:  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, February 19, 1976, page 1, col. 6 and 7
Tuesday, February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 7 and 8


Name:      Levern Pittman   
Parents:  Lillie Mae Pittman and George Pittman
Spouse:  Beatrice Pittman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday    auto accident
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, February 24, 1976, page 1, col. 6 and 7


Name:      Henry Reaves         
Parents:   Frances Reaves
Spouse:  Rebecca Smith Reaves
Date of Birth/Age: Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: February 17
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 1 and 2


Name:      Effie Williamson        
Parents:  Duncan and Julia Hewitt Williamson
Spouse:  Joseph Hayes Williamson
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Temperance Hill, Marion County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 2 and 3


Name:      Thomas Francis Colbert Jr.
Parents:   Thomas F. & Margaret Flattery Colbert
Spouse:    Frances High Allen Colbert
Date of Birth/Age: Age 41
Place of Birth:  Brooklyn, NY
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  an Anderson hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 4 and 5   


Name:      Homer Hodge         
Parents:  W. J. and Luttie Soles Hodge, Tabor City, NC
Spouse:   Georgia Lee King Hodge
Date of Birth/Age: Age 51
Place of Birth:  Horry County, SC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Whiteville hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery at Nichols
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 5 


Name:     Bardie Geneva Lamb Israel
Parents:  John & Ellen Green Lamb
Spouse:   Johnny Israel
Date of Birth/Age: Age 63
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: February 18
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Garden of Faith Cemetery, Lumberton, Robeson County, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 5  


Name:      Angus McDonald       
Parents:    Archie & Lula McDonald
Spouse:   Lula S. McDonald
Date of Birth/Age: Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County, SC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hamer  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday February 24, 1976, page 8, col. 6   


Name:      Mack Jeston Herring       
Parents:   Talmadge & Minnie Hyatt Herring
Spouse:   Mack J. Herring
Date of Birth/Age: Age 53
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 26, 1976, page 12, col. 1 and 2


Name:      Lieut. Col. Woodrow W. Bryant     
Parents:  l Mr. & Mrs. Fernie S. Bryant
Spouse:   Mildred Norton Bryant
Sister:     Victor Branford, Dillon, SC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Tampa, Florida hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery, US Army (ret)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 26, 1976, page 12, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Mrs. Emily Kirby Paul        
Parents:  Rev. George F. and Mabel Heitman Paul
Spouse:   Charles R. Paul
Date of Birth/Age: Age 68
Place of Birth:  Kings Mountain, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  services in Marion’s First United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 26, 1976, page 12, col. 3


Name:      Kirby Clyde Sparkman       
Parents:  John R. and Willie Oliver Sparkman
Spouse:   Ethel O. Sparkman
Date of Birth/Age: Age 79
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  services in Brownsville Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday February 26, 1976, page 12, col. 4


MARCH


Name:      Billy Wayne Chavis   
Parents:  James Robert and Emma Mae Locklear Chavis
Date of Birth/Age: Age 4 years
Date of Death: Saturday   
Place of Death:  Pembroke, NC auto accident
Place of Burial:  services at Leland Grove Baptist Church, Dillon County, SC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 2, 1976, page 1, col. 2


Name:      Bonnie F. McKenzie         
Parents:    David Franklin and Laura Etta Watson McKenzie
Spouse:  Lucile Hardy McKenzie
Date of Birth/Age: Age 74
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Watson Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 2, 1976, page, 7, col. 1


Name:      Larry Durant Kirby Sr.          
Parents:  Walter and Emma Revell Kirby
Daughter: Mrs. Auburn (Frances) Lee, Dillon, SC
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 2, 1976, page, 7, col. 1 


Name:      Leola Caulder Coward       
Parents:  Stafford and Sarah Stafford Caulder
Daughter:  Diane Gooden, Dillon, SC
Spouse:  Mozelle C. Coward
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Concord, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Ruby Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 2, 1976, page, 7, col. 1


Name:     Angela Kay Sessions
Parents:  David E. and Peggy Brock Sessions
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 9 years
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  services: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 2, 1976, page, 7, col. 1 


Name:      Ruby Lois McInnis McDonald   
Parents:  Evelyn Lester McInnis and Mark McInnis
Spouse:  Walter McDonald
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday March 4, 1976, page 5, col. 5


Name:      Louis Bentley Hardaway Sr.
Parents:   Thomas H. and Annie May Johnson Hardaway
Spouse:   Ruth Wallace Hardaway
Date of Birth/Age: Age 76
Place of Birth:  Meade County, Kentucky
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday March 4, 1976, page 5, col. 4 & 5


Name:      Annie Naomi McPhatter Hunt Turner
Parents:  Thomas and Annie Huggins McPhatter
Spouse:   William A. Turner
Date of Birth/Age: Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday March 4, 1976, page 5, col. 5


Name:      Jimmy Huggins
Parents:  Rev. Percy H. and Gladys Cooper Huggins
Spouse:  Irma Jean Johnson Huggins
Date of Birth/Age: Age 29
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  services: Methodist Rehobeth Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 1 


Name:    Mae Rogers Cook          
Parents:   Coy and Sadie Huggins Rogers
Spouse:  Foster Cook
Date of Birth/Age: Age 56
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  services: Bear Swamp Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 1   


Name:      Miss Hattie Carabo         
Parents:   Joel A. and Mary Martha (Mattie) Cox Carabo
Date of Birth/Age: Age 64
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Whitten Village
Place of Burial:  Parnasseus Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 2   


Name:      Myrtle Jones McCray Ard       
Parents:  Kelly Mary Elizabeth Coleman Jones
Spouse:  late (1) Alexander McCray (2) Hazerd B. Ard
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  local nursing home
Place of Burial:  Garden of Devotion Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 2 


Name:      William Isaiah Causey
Parents:  Tilly and Frances Hodge Causey
Date of Birth/Age: Age 84
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 3


Name:     Florence Henry Bethea         
Parents:  John E. and Charlotte Bethea Henry
Spouse:   Edwin A. Bethea
Date of Birth/Age: Age 90
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday March 9, 1976, page 5, col. 3 


Name:      John Patrick Polson
Parents:  Lovitt Pl and Josephine Hall Polson
Spouse:  Nina Mae Hayes Polson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 11, 1976, page 10, col. 1 


Name:      Eula Williams   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Luther Campbell
Spouse:  Joe Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 18, 1976, page 3, col. 1


Name:      Harry Epstein
Parents:  Sam and Bessie Horowitz Epstein
Spouse:  Tresa Carliner Epstein
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  New York, NY
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 18, 1976, page 3, col. 2  


Name:      Ira E. Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Date of Death: Tuesday    auto accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, March 18, 1976, page 5, col. 2  


Name:      Charles Dickson Sturgeon
Parents:  William J. and Sarah Alice Tallon Sturgeon
Spouse:  Katie H. Sturgeon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, veteran of World War I
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 3, col. 4  


Name:      Fred Jones
Parents:  Chesley and Minnie Rogers Jones
Spouse:  Inez Johnson Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital and army veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 3, col. 5   


Name:      C. Thurman Grainger
Parents:  Nathan C. and Edna Floyd Grainger
Spouse:  Blanche Hardee Grainger
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  services held in Pleasant View Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 3, col. 6  


Name:      William Elvin Cox
Parents:  Ola C. and Robert Seddie Cox
Spouse:  Mary Mullis Cox
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon, resident of Laurinburg
Date of Death: March 15
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 3, col. 7   


Name:      Robert Victor Proctor Jr.
Parents:  Robert N. and Madge Gasque Proctor Sr
Spouse:  Leona Proctor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Dillon’s Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 3, col. 5-A, col. 1


Name:      Coy Huggins
Parents:  John and Traud Grantham Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a nursing home here
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 23, 1976, page 7-A, col. 4   


Name:      Aileen H. Pennell
Parents:  James Willis and Sallie Breeden Hamer
Spouse:  James Roy Pennell
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a hospital here
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 30, 1976, page 6, col. 6  


Name:      James Curtis Sullivan
Parents:  William Joseph and Flora Sowell Sullivan
Spouse:  Elsie Clay Sullivan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  services held in Union Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 30, 1976, page 6, col. 1 and 2     


Name:      Jonathan B. Harris
Parents:  Willis Edgar and Virginia Royal Harris
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a hospital here 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 30, 1976, page 6, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      Harry Lee Mishoe
Parents:  J. J. and Eliza Hemby Mishoe
Spouse:  Sara Baxley Mishoe
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedardale Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 30, 1976, page 6, col. 4   


Name:      Louise Williams   
Parents:  Parole and Mary Lewis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Date of Death: March 21
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville nursing home  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, March 30, 1976, page 6, col. 4 and 5  

 
APRIL


Name:  Eula Barfield Cooke  
Spouse:  Arthur Cooke
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Cooke Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 1, 1976, page 3, col. 2


Name:   James Franklin Britt  
Parents:  Marion Samuel and Alma McCall Britt
Spouse:  Lena Bennett Britt
Date of Birth/Age: Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon native
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Cemetery, veteran of World War I
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 6, 1976, page 8, col. 4


Name:      Dessie Prince Todd
Parents:  Essie Blanton and Will Prince
Spouse:  Ed Todd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 6, 1976, page 8, col. 3


Name:      Lillie Hayes Carter
Parents: Stephen P. and Annie McDowell Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Methodist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 6, 1976, page 8, col. 4 and 5   


Name:      Vergie D. Sanderson
Parents:  Lewis and Atlanta Hyatt Daniels
Spouse:  L. Woodrow Sanderson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Emmanuel Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 6, 1976, page 8, col. 5, 6, 7 and 8  


Name:      Sarah Lee Harrison   
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 96
Date of Death:  Sunday
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1 


Name:    Letha Hill McNeil 
Parents:  Frank and Ida Watts Hill
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1    


Name:      Brantley Small Van Sr.
Spouse:  Ada Snipes Van
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 8, 1976, page 9, col. 1        


Name:      Trey Capps           
Parents:  Roy G. Capps Jr. and Barbara Barbour of Raleigh
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 14    train accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 8, 1976, page 10, col. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5       


Name:      John G. Stephens
Spouse:  Martha Stone Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Burial:  Fairmont Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 4  


Name:      William Herbert Woodall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 93
Place of Birth:  native of Wade County, North Carolina
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Sandy Grove Primitive Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 5    


Name:      E. Harvey Evans
Parents:  E. Harvey Evans of Cumberland County, NC and Mattie McNair Evans of Laurinburg
Spouse:  Ann Borden Evans
Date of Birth: August 22, 1900
Place of Birth:  Laurinburg
Place of Burial:  services at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2


Name:    Miss Rosa Belle McDaniel
Parents:  Duncan E. and Polly Morris McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  services at Kentyre Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 2


Name:      Isla Whaley Davis
Parents:  William M. and Elizabeth McQueen Whaley
Spouse:  William O. Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Davis Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 3  


Name:      Ruthie Mae Lowery
Parents: William Vernie Lowery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 36
Place of Birth:  of Fairmont, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 13, 1976, page 3, col. 3  


Name:      Charles Ford   
Parents:  Queenie Currie Ford and Coley Ford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 29
Place of Birth: Dillon
Date of Death: found Saturday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 20, 1976, page 1, col. 4 and 5
Page 8, col. 3, Thursday, April 22, page 1, col. 7


Name:    Lelia Braddy Bissette Cannon 
Parents:  Lewton C. and Annie Alley Braddy
Spouse:  first to Dr. William C. Bissette, second to Doyle L. Cannon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 20, 1976, page 8, col. 2


Name:      Wildon Byrd
Parents:  Otto Byrd and Moody Byrd
Spouse:  Francine Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Elvington Cemetery near Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 20, 1976, page 8, col. 3   


Name:      Mary Edwards Rogers
Parents:  Matthew and Evelyn McRae Edwards
Spouse:  John I. Rogers Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Rogers Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 20, 1976, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      Eunice Huggins Lynch
Parents:  Bishoff and Mamie Matthews Huggins
Spouse:  B. R. Lynch
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Coward
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 20, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Liley Williamson
Parents:  William Dennis and Emma Lee Franks Williamson
Spouse:  Ruth Caulder Williamson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:   Dillon County
Date of Death:  Tuesday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 22, 1976, page 8, col. 6


Name:      Odell R. Mincey
Parents:  Russ and Carrie Williams Mincey
Spouse:  Emma Jones Mincey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 22, 1976, page 12, col. 4 and 5


Name:      Julian Branch
Parents:  Henrietta Small Branch and Floyd Branch
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 22
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday    accident
Place of Death: near Clio
Place of Burial:  services at Fairview Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 27, 1976, page 1, col. 1, 2 and 3
Thursday, April 29, 1976, page 3, col. 2,  


Name:      Mozell C. Coward
Parents:  William Jefferson and Eliza Easterland Coward
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Salisbury, NC
Place of Burial:  Ruby Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Lenuel Clements
Spouse:  Eva Hayes Clements, former resident of Lake View
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  native of Georgia
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Woodlawn Mausoleum
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, April 27, 1976, page 10, col. 4


Name:      James Norton Cooper
Parents:  Harrison and Jessie Baxley Cooper
Spouse:  Eva Altman Cooper
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital, World War II veteran
Place of Burial:  services at High Point Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 29, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Sammy Overson Blanton
Parents:  Joshua Perdee and Mary Hodge Blanton
Spouse:  Martha Skipper Blanton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  services at Cane Branch Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 29, 1976, page 3, col. 3 and 4 


Name:      Albert Ben Barnhill
Spouse:  Georgia Esther Coates Barnhill
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, April 29, 1976, page 3, col. 5  

 
MAY


Name:      Eddie Wright Sr.       
Parents:  Edward and Flossie Mae Wright
Spouse:  Mary E. Wright
Place of Birth:  native of Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Brooklyn, N. Y. hospital
Place of Burial:  New Zion AME Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 4, 1976, page 10, col. 1 


Name:      infant son
Parents:  Billy Joe and Sylvia Powers Campbell
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  McMillian Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 4, 1976, page 10, col. 1    


Name:      Lonnie Sweatt
Parents:  Mitchell and Mary Grantham Sweatt
Spouse:  Carrie Dorman Sweatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 4, 1976, page 10, col. 1    


Name:      James Starling
Parents:  James and Wessie Starling
Spouse:  Janie Starling
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  services at New Holly United Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 4, 1976, page 10, col. 1   


Name:      Fred L. Bryant
Parents:  Lawrence Elliott and Addie Lancaster Bryant
Spouse:  Hazel Boatwright Bryant
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Luray, resident of Florence
Date of Death: May 1
Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 6, 1976, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      William LeGrand Drew Sr
Parents:  Charlie W. and Wilma Coleman Drew
Spouse:  Floy Martin Drew
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, May 6, 1976, page 9, col. 1     


Name:      Donald Wesley McQueen Sr.
Parents:  John Pope and Mary McLaurin McQueen
Spouse:  Lila Daniel McQueen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 11, 1976, page 8, col. 6   


Name:      Francis C. Jones           
Parents:  Oscar and Lucille Crosby Jones
Spouse:  Erma Tisdale Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Date of Death: Friday
Veteran World War II, awarded a Purple Heart, Army
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 11, 1976, page 8, col. 7  


Name:      Alice Wilkes Pelts
Parents:  Will and Fannie Hubbard Wilkes
Spouse:  John Walter Pelt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 11, 1976, page 8, col. 8 and 9  


Name:      Odell Bethea
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 12
Place of Birth:  student at Gordon Elementary School
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Dillon
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7


Name:      Bessie King Tyler
Parents:  Levey and Nora King Tyler
Spouse:  James Oscar Tyler
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Sunday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 6  


Name:      Nettie Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 4


Name:      Daisy Turner
Parents:  Harllee and Annie Coleman Baxley
Spouse: Tom L. Tanner of Marion
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 82
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: May 6
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 5 


Name:      Jesse Ivey       
Spouse:  Lillie Mae Ivey, Durham, NC
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Durham, N. C. hospital
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Baptist Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Miss Jackie Juanita Dew
Parents:  P. C. and Janie Dew
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Centenary Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Louise McCormick Watson       
Parents:  Maggie F. Litch and stepdaughter of Allen Litch
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Washington, D. C. hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Matthew AME Church cemetery, Hamer  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 18, 1976, page 8, col. 3 
 

Name:      Luther Albert (Boots) Almond
Parents:  Alice Lambert Almond and John Almond
Spouse:  Ruth Barbee Almond
Date of Birth/Age: May 26, 1928
Place of Birth:  Cabarrus County, N.C.
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Locust Presbyterian Church, Locust, N.C.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday May 20, 1976, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Cora Lee Bonds       
Parents:   Everena Lumpkin and William Lumpkin
Spouse:  Jasper Bonds
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday May 20, 1976, page10, col. 4 


Name:      Andrew Angusta “Gus” Huggins
Parents:  Andrew and Delphia Britt Huggins
Spouse:  Dorothy Osborne Huggins
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, NC
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 25, 1976, page 10, col. 4 and 5  


Name:      Jacob Wade McMillan Sr.
Parents:  Frank M. and Anna Smith McMillan
Spouse:  Inez Parham McMillan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 25, 1976, page 10, col. 5 and 6  


Name:      Lendo James Hamilton
Parents:  Henry and Amelia Goodman Hamilton
Spouse:  Ethel C. Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 25, 1976, page 10, col. 6 and 7  


Name:      Ima Butler Stephens
Parents:  John I. and Martha Williams Butler
Spouse: Charlie K. Stephens
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Robeson County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, May 25, 1976, page 10, col. 7 and 8  


JUNE


Name:      Viola Griffin Potter
Parents:  Daniel A. and Mary Harker Rowen
Date of Birth: Dec. 11, 1903
Place of Birth:  Wilmington
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence nursing home
Place of Burial:  Belleview Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, June 1, 1976, page 8, col. 6


Name:      Georgia Mae Peddicord
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. George Derrick
Spouse:  James B. Peddicord
Place of Birth:  Harriman, Tenn.
Date of Death: Monday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, June 1, 1976, page 8, col. 7 


Name:      Victor Bryan Beck
Parents:  mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Long of Dillon
Spouse:  Ethel Ward Belk (misspelled)
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 33
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Ward Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 3, 1976, page 3, col. 5 


Name:      William Thomas Dillon   
great-grandson of James. W. Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Date of Death: June 3
Place of Death:  Miami, Fla.
Place of Burial:  Mt. Holly Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 10, 1976, page 10, col. 1


Name:      John Franklin Hood
Parents:  Benjamin and Doshia Taylor Hood
Spouse:  Cynthia Lane Hood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial: Brownsville Baptist Church cemetery in Marlboro County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,   Thursday, June 17, 1976, page 11, col. 1


Name:      Villie Mae Harley        
Place of Burial:  Bethel Hill Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 17, 1976, page 11, col. 1  


Name:      Sam McDuffie       
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 17, 1976, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Pennie Smith       
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 17, 1976, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Mary Willie Cousar   
Parents:  Rev. and Mrs. Dan Bethea of Dillon (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 17, 1976, page 11, col. 1      


Name:      Betty Jo Griggs
Parents:  Perry and Esther Webster Ratliff
Spouse:  Donald E. (Bud) Griggs
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 39
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Patrick Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, June 19, 1976, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Cecil Perritt Bracey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Dallas, Tex.
Place of Burial:  Dallas    veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 29, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      J. Edgar Gaddy
Parents:  Rupert R. Gaddy Sr. of Dillon and Lillie Mae Pruitt Gaddy
Spouse:  Patti Lovell Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 47
Place of Birth:  Cheraw
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Greer    veteran of the Korean War
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 29, 1976, page 8, col. 1 and 2   


Name:      Lester Lee Rowell
Parents:  Fannie Prince Rowell and Ellis Rowell Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 55
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery    World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 29, 1976, page 8, col. 3


Name:      Johnny Rogers
Parents:  Ophelia and Foster Rogers
Spouse:  Dora Rogers
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: June 24    auto accident
Place of Death:  Wilson, North Carolina
Place of Burial:  Union AME Church cemetery in Lake View  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, June 29, 1976, page 8, col. 4, 5 and 6  

 
JULY


Name:      Rita Walton Burleson
Parents:  Eric and Nellie Hayes Walton
Spouse:  Curtis R. Burleson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 58
Place of Birth:  Lewisburg, West Va.
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: home in Dillon
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 6, 1976, page 7, col. 1


Name:      Frank Hubbard Smith
Parents:  A. T. Smith and Bessie Hubbard Smith
Spouse:  Louise Ellen Smith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial: Dothan Cemetery 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 6, 1976, page 7, col. 1 


Name:      Sallie McEachern Myers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 91
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Kentyre Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 6, 1976, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Emma Kinney Roberts   
Parents:  James Arthur and Emma Townsend Kinney 
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 52
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill Cemetery, Latta   (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 6, 1976, page 7, col. 2      


Name:      Miss Oremie Bethea
Parents:  W. K. Bethea and Dora Easterling Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 6, 1976, page 7, col. 3


Name:      Charles Lee (Buck) Hayes
Parents:  Oscar and Crettie Edwards Hayes
Spouse:  Eva Church Hayes
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial: services from the Blanton-Cottingham Funeral Home
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 8, 1976, page 6, col. 6  


Name:      Mary Willa Quick
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 40
Date of Death: Tuesday    accident
Place of Death:  Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 13, 1976, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      Mary C. Godwin
Parents:  Hattie McLellan and Joel R. Carmichael of the Kentrye Community
Spouse:  B. K. Godwin
Date of Birth/Age: 
Place of Birth:  resident of Jacksonville, Fla. 35 years
Date of Death: July 6
Place of Burial:  Riverside Memorial Park, Jacksonville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 13, 1976, page 8, col. 8 and 9    


Name:      Mrs. R. J. Goodman   
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a St. Louis, Mo. hospital
Place of Burial:  Brick Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 15, 1976, page 6, col. 3 


Name:      Loring Lee Myers
Parents:  Laura Geddings Myers and Hezekiah Myers
Spouse:  Leila Myers
Date of Birth/Age: Age 66
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Date of Death:  Friday
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 7, col. 1 


Name:  Robert Lee Norton   
Parents:  Leona Hyatt Norton McKenzie and Lonnie Lee Norton
Spouse:  Naomi Norton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday    accident
Place of death: Dillon
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 7, col. 1 and  Page 1, col. 4    


Name:      Ruby Mae Townsend Wright       
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Townsend Sr.
Date of Birth/Age: Age 46
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  St. Mark Baptist Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Paul K. Horne
Parents:  Kemper P. and Nettie Pace Horne
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 51
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death: a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial: Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Mary Blue Bethea
Parents:  William E. Blue and Annie Belle Gillis Blue
Spouse:  Harvey Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 73
Place of Birth:  Montrose, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death: a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 3, col. 1  


Name:      Mary Willie Campbell Quick   
Parents: Willie Jane Campbell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Date of Death: Tuesday, July 13    accident
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery   (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 20, 1976, page 3, col. 2


Name:      James Wright Johnson
Parents:  William Houston and Laura Johnson Johnson
Spouse:  Marie McCracken Johnson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Hill Crest Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 22, 1976, page 10, col. 4 and 5  


Name:      Milinda Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  of Floyd Dale
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 22, 1976, page 10, col. 5  


Name:      Burton Clark Herring
Parents:  R. Nack and Mary Lewis Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 22, 1976, page 10, col. 6  


Name:      Duncan Leon McCormac
Spouse:  Merle Clark McCormac
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 75
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Savannah, Georgia
Place of Burial:  Bluffton City Cemetery, World War II Army veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Jullius Liston Jones
Parents:  Olean and Rosa Bell Jones
Spouse:  Rosa Glover Jones
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 28
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: July 15    accident
Place of Death:  Boston, Massachusetts
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, July 27, 1976, page 7, col. 1    


Name:      Sheila Jean Weatherford
Parents:  Katie Jean Weatherford and Ronald W. Weatherford Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  nine
Date of Death: Monday    accident
Place of Death:  Florence General Hospital
Place of Burial:  Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 29, 1976, page 1, col. 3 


Name:      John Salathiel LeGette
Parents:  James A. B. LeGette and Elizabeth Moore LeGette
Spouse:  Faye Leonard Legette
Date of Birth: November 24, 1903
Place of Birth:  native of Latta
Date of Death: July 19
Place of Death:  a Charlotte hospital
Place of Burial:  Forest Lawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, July 29, 1976, page 8, col. 5  


AUGUST


Name:      John Kiley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  of Roslyn, Pa.
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  St. Eugene Hospital
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 3, 1976, page 1, col. 4, 5, 6 and 7  


Name:      Marion Lester Reaves
Parents:  Dr. Robert L. and Elizabeth Freeman Reaves
Spouse:  Annie Bethea Reaves of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Place of Birth:  Florence
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 3, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Douglas Marshall Manning   
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Manning
Spouse:  former Ozelia Daniels
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dillon  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 3, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Sandra Jane Jackson
Parents:  Odessa Price Richardson and Charles Ford Price
Spouse:  J. W. Jackson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 3, 1976, page 8, col. 2   


Name:      Col. Andrew Julius Evans
Parents:  Andrew Jackson and Ella Mobley Evans
Spouse:  Lillian Laurey, Sally Wainer
Date of Birth: September 5, 1892
Place of Birth:  Rock Hill
Date of Death: July 28
Place of Death:  former resident of Dillon, died in San Antonio, Tex.
Place of Burial:  Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery US Army, World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 3, 1976, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Daniel Lide Coleman Sr.
Parents:  William Monroe and Polly Collins Coleman
Spouse:  Lura Dean Wallace Coleman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Catfish Creek Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 5, 1976, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      Jamie Wilbur Lamb
Spouse:  Eunice Roberts Lamb
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Garden of Faith Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 5, 1976, page 8, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Oscar Maloy Beaver
Parents:  George Demerit and Lena Turbeville Beaver
Spouse:  Leatha Alford Beaver
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Place of Birth:  Minturn
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Mt. Andrew Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 5, 1976, page 8, col. 4


Name:      L. I. Hinson Sr.
Parents:  Isham Hinson and Mary Meares Hinson
Spouse:  Jessie
Place of Birth:  Whiteville
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:   the Columbus County hospital
Place of Burial:  New Hope Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 5, 1976, page 8, col. 5   


Name:      Noah Hayes Modlin
Parents:  Thad and Rachel Stubbs Modlin
Spouse:  Eunice Currie Modlin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Scotland County, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  McLucas Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 5, 1976, page 8, col. 5  


Name:      Thomas Michael Faulkenberry Jr.
Parents:  Tom M. and Nancy Ferguson Faulkenberry
Date of Birth/Age:  four-month-old son
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 10, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Flossie Lawrimore Hodges
Parents:  Robert and Liza Jane Martin Lawrimore
Spouse:  William Gaston Hodges Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 10, 1976, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Lee David Page       
Parents:  James and Viola Page
Spouse:  Evelene Campbell Page
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 10, 1976, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      Clifton Elliott
Parents:  W. C. and Ida Elliott
Spouse:  Olive Page Elliott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  services held at Bear Swamp Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 10, 1976, page 8, col. 2 


Name:      Alma Bryant Walters
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Eli Bryant
Spouse:  Bill Joe Walters
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  South Carolina
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  services at Bethesda Methodist Church near Fairmont
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 10, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Jeremiah Tillman Hardee
Parents:  Jack and Ava Jean Strickland Hardee
Spouse:  Nettie Idel Hardee of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, World War I veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 12, 1976, page 6, col. 1


Name:      James Alexander McBryde   
Parents:  Rev. and Mrs. Robert L. McBride Sr. in Latta
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 48
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Newton, N.J. hospital
Place of Burial:  Okey Point Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 17, 1976, page 3, col. 4 and 5


Name:      John Oliver Hunt
Parents:  John Wesley Hunt and Blanchie Quick Hunt
Spouse:  Alberta Lane Hunt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 54
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Durham, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 17, 1976, page 3, col. 6  


Name:      Matthew Davis Jr.       
Parents:  Matthew Davis and Annie Jane Davis
Date of Birth/Age:  age 28
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Whiteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Pinehill AME Church cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 17, 1976, page 3, col. 7 and 8 


Name:      Dr. Pauline Heiden Bernanke
Parents:  Bernard and Yetti Last Heiden
Spouse:  Dr. Jonas Bernanke
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Austria
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 17, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Virginia Holly McLeod   
Parents:  Soloman and Foddie Barr Holly McLeod
Spouse:  Joshua McLeod, Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 45
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: August 5
Place of Death:  Paterson, NJ
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 17, 1976, page 3, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      George C. Wilson Jr.
Spouse:  Hilda Stephens Wilson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 53
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Alloway Cemetery in Red Springs
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Shep Herring
Parents:  Jim and Lillie Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Shiloh Methodist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      James Arthur Inman       
Parents:  Willis and Charlotte Townsend Inman
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Jamaica, NY
Place of Burial:  Old Bethel Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Miss Viola Bethea       
Parents:  Adam and Myra Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 92
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday(AA)
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Cemetery near Latta 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Annie A. Carmichael       
Parents:  John McLellan and Emma Page McLellan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Springhill Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 2 


Name:      Cleo P. Keith
Parents:  Jim and Mollie Jones Keith
Spouse:  Claudia Jeffords Keith
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Florence County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Gardens
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 2  


Name:      Verna Lee Godfrey       
Parents:  John Richardson and Elizabeth Epps
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Clarendon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  services at New Zion AME Church near Minturn  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 24, 1976, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Irene Manousos McCrackin
Parents:  George and Leta Haselin Manousos
Spouse:  Burton McCrackin, Nichols
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth:  Savannah, Ill.
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Loris hospital
Place of Burial:  Cedar Creek Cemetery, Army nurse, Korean War
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1976, page 8, col. 4 and 5   


Name:      Frederick Pendleton Gray
Spouse:  Lucy Powell Gray
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  native of Lumberton, Army Air Corps, World War II
Date of Death: Monday   
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1976, page 8, col. 6 and 7   


Name:      Odessa Kelly        
Parents:  Shug and Alberta Kelly
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 38
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Newark, NJ hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, August 26, 1976, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Shelia Legette Luther
Parents:  James Andrew and Shelia Moore Legette of Latta
Spouse:  Fred Luther
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 31, 1976, page 6, col. 1 


Name:      Marvin Taylor Sr.
Parents:  John and Lila Taylor
Spouse:  Ruby P. Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  McColl Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 31, 1976, page 6, col. 1    


Name:      Robert Montgomery        
Parents:  Luther and Mattie Montgomery
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Fayetteville
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Fayetteville, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 31, 1976, page 6, col. 1    


Name:      Edna Small Lawson
Parents:  Everette Warren and Lula Anderson Small
Spouse:  Chalmers Lewis Lawson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Mullins
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, August 31, 1976, page 6, col. 2  


SEPTEMBER


Name:      William C. Felder
Parents:  Annie C. Felder and Charles S. Felder
Spouse:  Wilma Wannamaker Felder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Graniteville
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Bowman
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 2, 1976, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      David Clark
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Aubry Clark
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 8
Place of Birth:  of Rowland
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  near Pembroke, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 7, 1976, page 10, col. 5


Name:      Straudi Ingram Hyatt
Parents:  Doll and Emma Norton Ingram
Spouse:  Lewis Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Beulah Baptist Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Tuesday, September 7, 1976, page 10, col. 6 and 7


Name:      Mrs. Lawrence Bridges
Parents:  Mary Bryant of Dillon and Ralph Bryant
Spouse:  Lawrence Bridges
Date of Death: Monday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 7, 1976, page 10, col. 8 and 9   


Name:      Billy Wayne Hicks
Parents:  J. T. and Elizabeth Williamson Hicks
Spouse:  Patricia Collins Hicks
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 24
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Marion County
Place of Burial:  Centenary Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 14, 1976, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Addie Bass Smith
Parents:  Jesse and Annie Lowery Bass
Date of Birth: December 13, 1905
Place of Birth:  Marshville, NC
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  Hawthorne Nursing Center
Place of Burial:  Sharon Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 14, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Charles Reaves
Parents:  Fred and Lula Reaves
Spouse:  Katherine Brown Reaves
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday a week ago
Place of Death: a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Pine Hill Church Cemetery, Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 14, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Robert Alton (Bob) Meares
Parents:  W. Dave and Sally Floyd Meares
Spouse:  Mary Neill Manning
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  of Fair Bluff, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  Columbus County Hospital
Place of Burial:  Powell Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 14, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Julia Edwards Hubbard
Parents:  Matthew and Evelyn McRae Edwards
Spouse:  Hollis Hubbard
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Hebron Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 21, 1976, page 5, col. 6  


Name:      James William McDaniel
Parents:  David C. and Emma Lewis McDaniel
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 68
Place of Birth:  Williamsburg County
Date of Death: September 14
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 21, 1976, page 5, col. 7  


Name:      DeEtte Daniels Herring
Parents:  Mamie Bethea Daniels and Nick Daniels Sr.
Spouse:  John A. Herring
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charleston hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 21, 1976, page 8, col. 8  


Name:      Brooks McCall   
Parents:  Elliott and Jannie Bethea McCall
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, September 23, 1976, page 12, col. 1  


Name:      Katie Fleet Sellers
Parents:  John W. and Mary Mortimer Cornwall Fleet Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 88
Place of Birth:  Wilmington, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 28, 1976, page 8, col. 4  


Name:      Jessie Rogers Barber
Spouse:  Claude Barber
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 57
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Durham, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Bear Swamp Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 28, 1976, page 8, col. 5  


Name:      Boyd Lee Whittington
Parents:  Terrell and Ida Cottingham Whittington
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 28, 1976, page 8, col. 6


Name:      John Leanord Lane
Parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Leanord Elwood Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  infant
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 28, 1976, page 8, col. 6


Name:      Solomon Youngblood
Parents:  Louise Youngblood and Solomon Youngblood Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 25
Place of Birth:  native of Rowland, NC, now of Williston
Date of Death: September 17
Place of Death:  Orangeburg Regional Hospital
Place of Burial:  Bell Pond Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, September 28, 1976, page 10, col. 3

 
OCTOBER


Name:      Aaron James Sweatt
Parents:  Willie and Edna Clark Sweatt
Spouse:  Betty Brazell Sweatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital at Columbia
Place of Burial:  Lexington, veteran of the Korean War
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 6  


Name:      Ethel Ragsdale McLaurin
Parents:  Glenn W. and Inez McMeekin Ragsdale
Spouse:  Jack H. McLaurin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Fairfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  nursing home here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Hardy Bell
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Baltimore, Md.
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery, Lake View
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 2  


Name:      Percy Bryan Medlin
Parents:  Frank and Mary Ellen Bethea Medlin
Spouse:  married Ila Pittman June 4, 1916, she died 1966
Date of Birth: March 25, 1895
Place of Birth:  native of Rowland, NC, resident of Winston-Salem, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Winston-Salem
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Edna Berry Lane
Parents:  J. Madison and Florence Berry
Spouse:  Samuel C. Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Lane Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 4   


Name:      Eunice Huggins Gaddy
Parents:  John and Louella Grantham Huggins
Spouse:  J. Leon Gaddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 5, 1976, page 7, col. 5 


Name:      Edward Charles Sellers
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 23
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  East Hampton Street       
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 12, 1976, page 1, col. 3  


Name:      Franklin Nichols
Parents:  Ben and Levosia Walls Nichols
Spouse:  Betty Jean Hamer Nichols
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 41
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: October 2
Place of Death:  a Bronx, NY hospital
Place of Burial:  Union Cemetery, Lake View, USA Army from 1954 until 1962
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 12, 1976, page 3, col. 1  


Name:      Emma Frances Frasier Stanley
Parents:  Edmund and Laura Ella Robertson Frasier
Spouse:  Humphrey Stanley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Scotland County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 12, 1976, page 3, col. 1  


Name:      Albert Bryan Parker
Parents:  Eli and Emma Walker Parker
Spouse:  Jeddie David Parker
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  former resident of Sumter
Date of Death: October 6
Place of Death:  a Chestertown, Md. hospital
Place of Burial:  St. Paul’s Cemetery near Chestertown
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 12, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Howell Coleman Courtney
Parents:  Pansey Howell and Dr. Charles Hill Courtney, Jr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 26
Place of Birth:  Sumter, resident of Albemarle, NC ten years
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death: Salisbury, NC
Place of Burial: Sumter Cemetery at Sumter
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 14, 1976, page 10, col. 5   


Name:      William Louis Harrelson
Parents:  Maxy C. and Dora Page Harrelson
Spouse:  Grace Hough Harrelson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  local hospital
Place of Burial:  services held in Mullins Presbyterian Church, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 14, 1976, page 10, col. 5  


Name:      Toy Otis Yates Watson
Parents:  Addie Bethea Watson and Ed Watson
Spouse:  Sadie Hayes Watson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon County
Date of Death: October 5
Place of Burial: services in Newport News
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 14, 1976, page 10, col. 6  


Name:      Frank E. Byrd
Parents:  Benny and Ella Petty Byrd
Spouse:  Nettie Van Byrd
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Darlington County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Darlington
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 14, 1976, page 10, col. 7, 8 and 9 


Name:      Esther Helen Miller Pyle
Parents:  John and Mary Bohling Miller
Spouse:  Harley E. Pyle
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Chicago
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  Tamaroa Cemtery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 19, 1976, page 5, col. 1 


Name:      John Thomas Gough
Spouse:  Maggie Gough
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 90
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 19, 1976, page 5, col. 1     


Name:      Eva Sanderson Ray
Parents:  Henry and Lillie Oliver Sanderson
Spouse:  Julius D. Ray Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 71
Place of Birth:  Roberson County, NC
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Dillon hospital
Place of Burial:  Ray Family Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 19, 1976, page 5, col. 2 


Name:      L. Campbell Lane
Parents:  Sampson Elmore and Roma Campbell Lane
Spouse:  Clara Rogers Lane
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  plans: Smith Brothers Funeral Home in Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 21, 1976, page 12, col. 1  


Name:      Mary Elizabeth Shelley
Parents:  Beaty Jackson and Mary Frances Johnson Shelley
Spouse:  Joseph Hoyt Shelley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 72
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  services held Cool Springs Southern Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 21, 1976, page 12, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Paul C. Davis
Parents:  Henry Daniel and Etta Jane Michau Davis
Place of Birth:  Andrews
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Grove Hill Cemetery USSN-ret. Served 1941-1964
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, October 21, 1976, page 12, col. 2 and 3 


Name:      Billy Earl Lane
Parents:  Roy Pittman and Cora Cain Lane
Spouse:  Dorothy Williams
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 35
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Dillon       
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 26, 1976, page 1, col. 4  


Name:      Joseph Deparolis
Parents:  Lawrence and Marie Plaza Deparolis
Spouse:  Thelma Lindsay Deparolis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Summerville, Mass.
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Veterans Hospital in Charleston
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery, military honors, retired veteran of World War II 20 years
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 26, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      S. Edward (Ed) Brunson Sr.
Parents:  Samuel Edward and Janie B. Brunson
Spouse:  Mildred Brunson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 26, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      James Carroll Medlin
Parents: Frank and Mary Ellen Bethea Medlin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, October 26, 1976, page 8, col. 3 and 4  


NOVEMBER

Name:      Sara Gray McCormick
Parents:  Joseph Medicus and Sara Tison Allen Gray
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 84
Place of Birth:  Allendale, SC native
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  services held at Iona Presbyterian Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 3, col. 6   


Name:      Lula Gillispie   
Parents:  Plumer Hamilton and Arleen Bethea Hamilton
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 56
Place of Burial:  Calda Family Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:      Annie Mae Reed       
Parents:  Charlotte Smith
Spouse:  Bennie Reed
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 59
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday of last week
Place of Death:  a nursing home here
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 9, col. 1  


Name:      Joseph Thomas Scott
Parents:  Isaac Scott and Rosella Williams Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Georgetown County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Fayetteville, NC
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, Navy Veteran of World War I
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 10, col. 1, 2 and 3   


Name:      John Harley Hyatt
Parents:  Harley and Bessie Hyatt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion Hospital
Place of Burial:  Devotion Gardens Cemetery, Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 10, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Brooks McCall Hamer
Parents:  Brooks and Walker Bennett Hamer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville hospital
Place of Burial:  Robert Pinckney Hamer Cemetery, Little Rock
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 2, 1976, page 10, col. 5   


Name:      Dora Smith Turner
Parents:  A. L. Smith and Lucy Vereen Smith
Spouse:  Lester Turner
Place of Birth:  Latta
Date of Death: October 25
Place of Death:  Fort Worth, Texas
Place of Burial:  Fort Worth
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 4, 1976, page 7, col. 1  


Name:      Weldon Eugene Elliott
Parents:  Ethel McCracken Elliott and Leslie Elliott
Spouse:  Mary Herring Elliott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Florence Memorial Garden
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 4, 1976, page 7, col. 2     


Name:      Leslie Lee Boney Sr.
Parents:  Ephriam and Viola Jones Boney
Spouse:  Ellie M. Allen Boney
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 79
Place of Birth:  Rowland, NC
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Sumter
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 4, 1976, page 12, col. 1     


Name:      Margaret Yarborough Caulder
Parents:  Cora Cook Yarborough and Lucas Yarborough
Spouse:  Clyde Caulder
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 43
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 9, 1976, page 12, col. 1  


Name:      Lillie H. Bethea
Parents:  Edward J. and Nellie Fletcher Hotckiss
Spouse:  William Lamar Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Faquier County, Va.
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  her home
Place of Burial:  Dothan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 9, 1976, page 12, col. 1  


Name:      Sallie Carmichael Bass
Parents:  Jewel and Hattie McLellan Carmichael
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Bass Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 9, 1976, page 12, col. 1  


Name:      Lillian Rebecca Jones Scott
Parents:  David Nathaniel and Florence Gertrude Bensell Jones
Spouse: Ora Julious Scott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a nursing home in Dillon
Place of Burial: 
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 9, 1976, page 12, col. 2   


Name:      Penny Rabon Owens
Parents:  Levi and Polly Todd Rabon
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 87
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Cheraw nursing home
Place of Burial:  Oak Grove Holiness Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 9, 1976, page 12, col. 2  


Name:      Bessie M. Grice
Parents:  Henry and Lula Lindsay Meggs
Spouse:  Graddy E. Grice
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 76
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a nursing home
Place of Burial:  services at Brownsville Baptist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 11, 1976, page 10, col. 1   


Name:      Thomas Malcolm Tucker
Parents:  Irene Kelly Tucker
Spouse:  Sandra Tucker
Date of Birth/Age: Age 41
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, November 11, 1976, page 12, col. 1   


Name:     James K. Braboy    (Knox*)
Parents:  Tecumseh and Mary Jacobs Braboy  (Tecumseh Bryan Brayboy*)
Spouse:  Lilly Hall Braboy  (Lilly Costin Hall Braboy*)
Date of Birth: ( 10/6/1906*)
Place of Birth:  Robeson County, (resident of McColl, Marlboro County, SC*)
Date of Death: Sunday ( 11/14/1976*)
Place of Death: home
Place of Burial: (Fairview Methodist Church cemetery, Oakland section of Hamer, Dillon Co., SC*)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 16, 1976, page 6, col. 1, 2 and 3  
*Additional information provided by Helen Lane Wiggins


Name:     Kemper Cooke
Parents:  Neil and Rhoda Hayes Cooke
Spouse:  Bonnie Pate Cooke
Date of Birth/Age: Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death: a Lumberton, N. C. hospital
Place of Burial: Bear Swamp Baptist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 16, 1976, page 6, col. 1  


Name:     Dora Bennett Stackhouse Bethea
Parents: Joseph Adams Bennett
Date of Birth/Age: Age 86
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death: a Marion hospital
Place of Burial: Little Rock Methodist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 16, 1976, page 6, col. 2  


Name:     Sarah Scott Law
Parents:  Mack and Fannie Austin Scott
Spouse:  John Law
Date of Birth: November 28, 1890
Place of Birth: Berkeley County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death: a Florence hospital
Place of Burial: Wassamassaw Baptist Church cemetery in Berkeley County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 16, 1976, page 6, col. 3  


Name:      Rev. John W. McQueen
Parents:  J. P. and Mary McLaurin McQueen
Spouse:  Sally Lindsay McQueen
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 69
Place of Birth:  Clio
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, veteran of World War II, lieutenant colonel chaplain corps
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 16, 1976, page 6, col.  1  
 

Name:      Mildred Scott Black
Parents:  Reecy Owens Scott and Willie Scott
Spouse:  Tracy H. Black
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 49
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Johnny Causey
Parents:  B. T. and Susan Causey
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a nursing home here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Ruby Bennett Stackhouse
Spouse:  George A. Stackhouse
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Place of Birth:  of Spring Branch
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Hickory Grove Cemetery in Fair Bluff, NC
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Conwell C. Hayes       
Parents:  P. F. Hayes and Lillian Hayes Fladger
Place of Birth:  Lake View
Place of Burial:  Union Church Cemetery, US armed forces  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Thelbert L. Elliott
Parents:  Lewis Frank and Loria Small Elliott
Spouse:  Judy J. Elliott
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Elliott family cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      William W. Griffin
Parents:  Albert and Annie Mae Miller Griffin
Spouse:  Ruth Welch Griffin
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 60
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 4 and 5


Name:      Samuel Beauford       
Parents:  Lillian Bethea Beauford and David Beauford
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 30
Place of Birth:  Georgetown
Date of Death: November 16
Place of Death:  home in New York City
Place of Burial:  St. Mary Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, November 23, 1976, page 8, col. 5 and 6


Name:      Oscar McCollum         
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 42
Place of Birth:  of Rowland, NC
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  near residence of Bernice Robinson
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      David Marion Michaux, Jr.             
Parents:  Dr. David Marion and Caroline Raffield Michaux
Spouse:  Harriet Harris Michaux
Date of Birth/Age: Age 72
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  residence
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 1    


Name:      Miss Vera Pearl Medlin
Parents:   Carlton B. and Claudin Webster Medlin
Date of Birth/Age: Age 61
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 1       


Name:      Bertha Mae Lane       
Parents:   Bill and Bertie Powers Wiggins
Spouse:   Willie Lane
Date of Birth/Age: Age 67
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Haselden Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Gretchen Ann Wasson
Sister: Mrs. Jennings Kerr
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, St. Augustine
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 2 and 3  


Name:      Charles G. Stevens             
Parents:  Perlie M. and Roberta Squires Stevens
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Virginia hospital
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, retired Air Force serviceman
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 8, col. 3  


Name:      Alfred H. Brown
Parents:  Samuel David and Martha Brown
Spouse:  Sadie McDowell Brown
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 7, col. 2


Name:      Malcolm McMillan Baxley
Parents:  Daniel and Celia Ann Baxley
Spouse:  Callie Quinn Parker Baxley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 89
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Centenary Methodist Church
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday November 30, 1976, page 7, col. 2  

 
DECEMBER

Name:      Robert Robich
Spouse:  Erna Herzer Robich
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 93
Place of Birth:  Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Date of Death:  Monday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery, veteran of World War II
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 2, 1976, page 1, col. 1 and 2 


Name:    David W.  Hayes
Parents:  Clarence and Estelle Hood Hayes
Spouse:  Cora Lee Goodwin Eddy Hayes
Place of Birth:  Whiteville, NC
Date of Death: Tuesday
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 2, 1976, page 7, col. 2


Name:      George Knowling
Spouse:  Ollie Bell Knowling
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital        fire accident
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 7, 1976, page 1, col. 5


Name:  Ollie Bell Knowling  
Spouse:  George Knowling
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home        fire death
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 7, 1976, page 1, col. 5 


Name:      Edgar (Eddie) Eugene Elvington Jr.
Parents:  Mildred and Edgar Elvington
Spouse:  Virginia Monahan Elvington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 21
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday       
Place of Death:  near Florence auto accident
Place of Burial:  Pyerian Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 7, 1976, page 1, col. 5


Name:      Russell Taylor
Parents:  Chester M. and Beatrice Herring Taylor
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 19
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  near Florence
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery, Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 7, 1976, page 1, col. 5   


Name:      Dan E. James
Parents:  David Henry and Mary Elizabeth Booth James
Spouse:  Elise Rouse James
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Sandy Plain United Methodist Church cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 1  


Name:   Henry B. Huggins
Spouse:  Hattie H. Huggins
Date of Birth: April 3, 1903
Place of Birth:  moved to Went Eau Gallie, Fla. and lifelong resident of Dillon County
Date of Death: November 30
Place of Burial:  Fountainhead Memorial Park
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 1  


Name:      John Henry Turbeville
Parents:  Willis and Mahalia Jackson Turbeville
Spouse:  Mary Webster Turbeville
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 81
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 1and 2   


Name:      Dennis A. Carmichael
Parents:  Dennis S. Carmichael and Margaret McLellan
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 70
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Old Bethel Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Frances Carter Benton
Parents:  Thomas H. and Maggie Turner Carter
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 63
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  services held at Sardis Baptist Church in Latta
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Willie Moore Pearson
Parents:  J. W. and Bertha Hayes Moore
Spouse:  Dr. Harris P. Pearson
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  Summerville
Place of Burial:  Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Bennettsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday December 7, 1976, page 8, col. 3    


Name:      Clyde Mitchell Strickland
Parents:  John Lenard and Ruth Elizabeth Jones Strickland
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 21
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday        accident
Place of death: Latta
Place of Burial:  Bethlehem Cemetery in Brownsville
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page 1, col. 1 and 2  


Name:      Sheldon W. Hayes
Parents:  John Calhoun Hays Sr. and Rebecca Fore Hayes
Spouse:  Willy Bel Volentine, Athens Ga.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 80
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: December 3
Place of Death:  residence
Place of Burial:  services held in Jefferson, Tex.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page 10, col. 6


Name:      Ray William Ingram
Parents:  John S. and Ailene Brigman Ingram
Spouse:  Sally Carter*
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Chesterfield County
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  home in Hamer*
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery, World War II veteran
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page10, col. 6  
*Additional information provided by Helen Lane Wiggins


Name:      Lou Cynthia Hood
Parents:  Louis G. and Maggie Coxe Lane
Spouse:  John F. Hood
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 66
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  hospital here
Place of Burial:  Brownsville Baptist Church Cemetery, Marlboro County, SC (HLW)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page 10, col. 7  


Name:      Boyd Baxley Jr.
Parents:  Boyd Baxley Sr.
Spouse:  Ginny Baxley
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 50
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Piney Grove Cemetery, Dillon County
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page 10, col. 7


Name:      Harvey L. Hewitt
Parents:  George W. and Katherine Hewitt
Spouse:  Emma Hewitt
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  home
Place of Burial:  Reedy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 9, 1976, page 10, col. 8   


Name:      Sam Hatcher
Parents:  George and Sara Powers
Spouse:  Mary Vindell H. Hatcher
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 83
Place of Birth:  Marion County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Ariadne McLean McDonald
Parents:  Silamon and Mary Ann Gerona Manning McLean
Spouse:  John Franklin McDonald
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 91
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 1   


Name:      Gerald Carter Wallace Sr.
Parents:  Robert and Juanita Carter Wallace
Spouse:  Inez Brown Wallace
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 77
Place of Birth:  Marlboro County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Merton A. Bowyer
Parents:  William T. and Ida Goodwin Bowyer
Spouse:  Inez Bowyer
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Death:  a Mullins hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 2  


Name:      Betty McClain Grandison       
Parents:  John Henry and Bertha Monroe McLain
Spouse:  James Grandison
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 32
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Monday of last week
Place of Death:  Brooklyn, NY
Place of Burial:  St. Mary’s Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 2 


Name:      James Edward Cottingham
Parents:  James W. and Carrie Whittington Cottingham
Spouse:  Era Boyd McRae Cottingham
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 61
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Sunday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col.  3


Name:      Josh Bethea       
Parents:  Noah and Florence Crawford Bethea
Spouse:  Lucille Bethea
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 67
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Thursday
Place of Burial:  Hamilton Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 3 


Name:      Thomas Whittington Jr.   
Parents:  Mrs. Velvied D. Whittington
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 46
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Monday of last week
Place of Death:  a Florence hospital
Place of Burial:  Hazy Grove Cemetery  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 14, 1976, page 8, col. 4 and 5   


Name:      Debra Lyn Perry
Parents:  James Marvin and Debra Tyler Perry of Dillon
Date of Birth/Age:  Infant
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Burial:  services held at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Orangeburg
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 16, 1976, page 8, col. 1


Name:      Maude Carmichael Butler
Parents:  Joel R. and Hattie McLellen Carmichael
Spouse:  Alford Butler Sr.
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Riverside Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 16, 1976, page 8, col. 1 


Name:      Herbert Crawford       
Spouse:  Willie Crawford
Place of Birth:  native of Dillon
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  services held at St. Stephens United Methodist Church  (AA)
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 16, 1976, page 8, col. 2  and 3


Name:      Elisabeth “Love” Braddy King
Parents:  W. W. and Emma Evans Braddy
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 74
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Burial:  Magnolia Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 16, 1976, page 8, col. 3, 4 and 5   


Name:      Neil R. Arnette
Parents:  Junieus  B. Arnette and Madge Regan Arnette
Spouse:  Margaret Meares Arnette
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 64
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Lumberton, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Regan Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 1 and 2 


Name:      Carl West Flemister
Parents:  Linto and Mattie West Flemister
Spouse:  Beatrice McCormick Flemister
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 85
Place of Birth:  Georgia
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Burial:  Evergreen Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 2   


Name:      Gary Chavis
Parents:  John L. and Nancy Sweatt Chavis, step mother, Daisy Chavis
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 62
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Columbia hospital
Place of Burial:  Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 3 and 4   


Name:      Charlie M. Church
Parents:  Whiteford and Elizabeth Brewer* Church
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Friday
Place of Death:  a Marion hospital
Place of Burial:  Lake View Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 4
*Should be Hayes  


Name:      Dr. John E. McKenzie
Parents:  John and Ann Gaddy McKenzie
Spouse:  Nellie Shirley McKenzie
Place of Birth:  Dillon
Date of Death: December 15
Place of Burial:  Beckley, W. Va.
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 5   


Name:      Floeride Holmes
Parents:  B. T. and Ada Strickland Holmes
Place of Birth:  Horry County
Date of Death: Saturday
Place of Death:  a Bennettsville nursing home
Place of Burial:  Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Tuesday, December 21, 1976, page 3, col. 5


Name:      Isla Coleman Blakely
Parents:   John D. and Mary E. Allen Coleman Sr.
Spouse:  Samuel H. Blakely
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 78
Place of Birth:  Dillon County
Date of Death: Tuesday
Place of Death:  a Charlotte, NC hospital
Place of Burial:  Ora Cemetery at Ora
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 23, 1976, page 3, col. 3 


Name:      Annie R. Berry
Parents:  Willie and Nancy Sturgus Turner
Spouse:  William Berry
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 65
Place of Birth:  North Carolina
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  Columbia
Place of Burial:  Perry Cemetery in Oak Grove
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 23, 1976, page 3, col. 3   


Name:      Mary Lillis Cousar
Date of Death: Monday
Place of Death:  a Charlottesville hospital
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, Thursday, December 23, 1976, page 3, col. 3 and 4  


Name:      Lou Illa McMillian Galloway
Parents:  William M. and Mollie Adair McMillian
Spouse:  William A. Galloway
Date of Birth/Age:  Age 86
Place of Birth: Clinton
Date of Death: Wednesday
Place of Death:  a Dillon nursing home
Place of Burial:  Greenlawn Cemetery
Source and date of issue: The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC,  Thursday, December 30, 1976, page 6, col. 4 and 5