October 2008

Jake Adams
February 16, 1924 -
October 28, 2008

Jacob Earle "Jake" Adams, Sr., of Rock Hill died Tuesday, October 28, 2008.

Mr. Adams was born in Newberry, S.C., on Feb. 16, 1924, the son of Ernest and Carrie Cromer Adams. A veteran of World War II, he served for three years in the U.S. Navy. He then earned an A.B. degree in Music at Newberry College. In 1950, he received the Master of Music Education Administration degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. Duke University awarded him the Master of Education Administration degree in 1963.

Following a year of teaching in the public schools in Marion, Ind., he joined the faculty of Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S.C., where he was made Supervisor of Music of Winthrop Training School and methods teacher in the Department of Music. From 1959 to 1967, he was principal of Winthrop Training School and Director of Student Teaching in the College. He next served as an elementary school principal in Silver Spring, Chevy Chase, Rockville and Damascus, Md., from 1967 to 1984, retiring in the latter year from the Montgomery County (Maryland) schools.

Mr. Adams was a Life Member of the National Education Association and also of the County, State and National Association for Elementary School Principals. At Duke University, he was a member of Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society. For eight years he was local chairman (Rock Hill) for the South Carolina State Music Festival, held at Winthrop College. He was president of the South Carolina Association for Student Teaching. In 1978-79, he was president of Maryland Association of Elementary School Administrators; and the next year was president of the Council of Educational Administrators and Supervisors of Maryland. The State of Maryland honored Mr. Adams in 1982 for his "Outstanding Contribution to Education".

In Rock Hill, he was president of the Rock Hill Optimist Club and was named Optimist of the Year in 1962. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge. He served as president of the Rock Hill Choral Society for several years. He was active in the following churches in Maryland, Indiana and South Carolina, serving as choir director of these congregations: Marion Methodist (Indiana); Ebenezer Presbyterian, First Presbyterian and Oakland Baptist (Rock Hill, S.C.) and Rockville Presbyterian Church (Maryland).

He was principal talent judge for a period of 20 years in the state pageants for Miss North Carolina, Miss Virginia, Miss Charlotte, Miss Carrousel Queen and Miss Greater Montgomery County.

Following his retirement and his return to Rock Hill, Jake Adams filled a number of positions designed to promote the public welfare, particularly programs designed for senior citizens. He served a year as principal of Great Falls (S.C.) Middle School; he was instructor in the Winthrop College School of Education; executor director of The Shepherd's Center; and site inspector for the U.S. Department of Education.

He was president, vice president and treasurer of the Rock Hill Music Club for several terms. He was elected a ruling elder in these Presbyterian Churches: Bradley Hills, Bethesda, Md., Rockville, Rockville, Md., and Oakland Avenue Presbyterian, Rock Hill, S.C.

William B. White, Jr., former member of the State Board of Education of South Carolina, remembered Jake Adams for his careful planning and hard work, and for his kindly presence, which never failed to develop good fellowship in his schools. White mentioned also his enviable, warm sense of humor.

Mr. Adams married Ann Pursley in 1954. He had four children: Jacob E. Jr. and his wife, Leslie, Stephen and his wife, Shari, Kathleen Culbertson and her husband, Brad and Janet Dunlap and her husband, "Mac". He has these grandchildren: Nate Adams, Stephen Adams Jr., Rachel Ann Adams, Melissa A. Pugh, Katie and Ben Culbertson, Lauren D. Susi, Jennifer D. All, Craig Dunlap; and a great grandson, Tyler Susi. Also surviving are four sisters: Nina Perdue, Janie Nichols, Margaret Ashford and Frances Waits.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Jim Richardson and the Rev. Laura Smith Conrad officiating. A private burial will be in Ebenezer ARP Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Music Fund of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital, 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28207.

Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel of Rock Hill is entrusted with the arrangements.




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Allen Murphy
September 4, 1926 -
October 21, 2008

Allen Milton Murphy, Jr. died at his home in Newberry, South Carolina on October 21, 2008. He was born September 4, 1926 in West Virginia and lived most of his life in Virginia. He was the son of Colonel Allen Milton Murphy and Marguerite Willis Murphy of Virginia.

Mr. Murphy attended Fishburne Military Academy and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell New Mexico, The University of Richmond and did graduate work at the University of Virginia and received a degree in chemistry. For years he was an executive at Smith Douglass Fertilizer in Norfolk, Virginia and started his own business, Bristol Ltd., in 1974. He became the first agricultural chemical broker in the United States and had a tremendous influence on the entire United States and global pesticide industry.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Collins Murphy; daughters, Alison Murphy Fears of Falls Church, Virginia and Ann Whitaker and Marty Lyon of Raleigh, North Carolina; sons, Allen Milton Murphy III of Cary, North Carolina, Donald R. and Donna Whitaker of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Dr. Timothy Malone and Mary Whitaker of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one grandson, Tommy Whitaker Lyon of Raleigh, North Carolina and two sisters, Patty and Marsha.

A private family service will be held at his home to honor his life. Allen will be missed by all.

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Ophelia Harrison
December 20, 1920 -
October 21, 2008

Mrs. Ophelia Wilson Harrison, 87, of Prosperity, widow of James Edward Harrison, died Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at her residence.

Born in Laurens County on Dec. 20, 1920, Mrs. Harrison was a daughter of the late Joseph and Maggie Langford Wilson. She was a homemaker and was a member of Bellview Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Sherrie H. Shealy of Prosperity; three sisters, Shirley Cagle of Laurens, Linda Thompson of Newberry, and Josephine Baker of Clinton; a brother, Joe Wilson of Laurens; and two granddaughters, Amber Shealy and Brittany Shealy.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, October 23, 2008 in Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 until 7:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.

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Eric C. Koon
August 23, 1928 -
October 20, 2008

Eric Carson “Charlie” Koon, 80, of Pomaria, widower of Frances Mitchell Koon, died Monday, October 20, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Koon was born August 23, 1928 in Pomaria to the late Eusebius Holland and Lula Mae Bowers Koon. He was a graduate of Pomaria High School and was a master machinist having retired from Shakespeare. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where he was a former Church Councilman, a member of the Little Mountain Masonic Lodge and the Mid-Carolina Lions Club. He was a former volunteer fireman and had a lifelong love for farming

Surviving are his sons, Carroll Evans (Lynette) Koon of Irmo and Michael Eric “Mike” Koon of Pomaria; a daughter, Kathy (Chris) Brown of Pomaria; a sister, Lessie Long of Pomaria; grandchildren, Kim Holland, Kayla Fallaw, Kacee Fallaw and Carson Koon and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Koon was predeceased by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Koon and brothers, Lolan Koon, Eldredge Koon and Rupert Koon.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at St. Paul Lutheran Church by the Rev. Brent Nichols. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund, 2496 SC Highway 773, Pomaria, SC 29126.

Active pallbearers: Rodger Eargle, Ronnie Kinard, Randall Koon, Jimmy Lindler, J.L. Lindler and Gene Baker
Honorary pallbearers: John Coltrane and members of the St. Paul Lutheran Church Council.

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David Harris
September 22, 1955 -
October 16, 2008

William David Harris, Jr., 53, of Pomaria, died Thursday, October 16, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Harris was born on September 22, 1955 in Newberry. He was a son of Myrtle Caldwell Harris and the late William David Harris, Sr.

Surviving are his mother of Pomaria; a son, William David Harris III of Newberry; a daughter, Melissa H. Johnston of Pomaria; a sister, Debra H. Bouknight of Pomaria; grandchildren, William David Harris IV and Kelsey Marie Harris.

Graveside services will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 18, 2008 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will be at the residence of his mother, Myrtle Harris, 3263 New Hope Road, Pomaria, SC where they will receive friends.

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Jimmy Kyzer
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October 14, 2008

James Alexander "Jimmy" Kyzer, of Orangeburg died Tuesday, October 14, 2008.

Mr. Kyzer was born in Newberry a son of the late E.B. and Catherine Shealy Kyzer. He was a graduate of Newberry High School. Mr. Kyzer was retired from Still Water Tool Company. He was a member of Orangeburg Lutheran Church. Mr. Kyzer was a US Navy veteran.

Mr. Kyzer is survived by his wife, Annette Moore Kyzer; a daughter, Leigh K. (Walt) McConnell of Lake Wylie; brothers, Eddie (Joan) Kyzer of Newberry and Larry (Vicky) Kyzer of Orangeburg; granddaughters, Allie McConnell and Ann Mason McConnell. Mr. Kyzer was predeceased by a son, Michael Kyzer and a daughter, Lisa Kyzer.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Orangeburg Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at 4:45 p.m. in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home in Orangeburg. Memorials may be made to Orangeburg Lutheran Church, PO Box 488, Orangeburg, SC 29116.

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Donald L. Sheely
January 10, 1956 -
October 14, 2008

Donald Lawrence Sheely, 52, of Little Mountain, died Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Sheely was born on January 10, 1956 in Columbia to the late James E. and Marie Amick Shealy. He was a former employee of the South Carolina Department of Transportation and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Surviving are a sister, Annette Berley of Pomaria; a brother, James E. “Jimmy” Sheely of Columbia; four nieces, three great-nephews, one great-niece, three aunts and one uncle.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2008, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. Wyman Dowd. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund, PO Box 186, Little Mountain, SC 29075.

Active pallbearers: Marty Frick, Danny Wessinger, Buck Stuck, Mike Pinner, David Boland and Jack Crawford

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Enrique Rodriquez Rajas
July 18, 2008 -
October 7, 2008

Enrique Rodriquez Rajas, 2 ½ month old son of Silvestre Rajas and Neyfi Rodriquez of Newberry died Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at Palmetto Health Richland Children’s Hospital.

Surviving in addition to his parents are a sister, Alondra Rojas-Rodriquez.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 9, 2008 at St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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Harry Morris
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October 6, 2008

Harry Eugene Morris, of Newberry, died Monday, October 6, 2008 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Morris was born in Prosperity to the late Dudley Morgan and Myrtle Estelle Livingston Morris. He was retired after 20 years with the U.S. Army having served in Korea, Germany and Vietnam. He was also retired as an industrial mechanic and was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Patsy June Fulmer Morris; daughters, Karen Morris (Jimmy) Lever and Donna Jean Morris both of Newberry; sisters, Clara Morris Ringer of Pomaria and Betty Morris (Charles) Stuck of Newberry; brothers, Billy D. (Peggy) Morris of Newberry, Bobby F. (Daisy) Morris and James Earl (Diane) Morris both of Prosperity; grandsons, Dell Lever and Cal Lever both of Newberry; sisters-in-law, Geraldine Morris of Newberry and Sadie Nell Morris of Prosperity. Mr. Morris was predeceased by sisters, Rosa Lee Kitchen, Myra “Weesie” Morris and Mildred M. Ringer; brothers, Oscar “Bunk” Morris, Ralph Morris and Dudley “D.M.” Morris.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Bobby Morris and Rev. Kathy Harris. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 80 Zion Circle, Prosperity, SC 29127 or to Summer Memorial Lutheran, 1609 Milligan Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

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Sue Inabinet
June 26, 1916 -
October 6, 2008

Mrs. Frances Sue Hardin Inabinet, age 92, of North Augusta, SC, beloved wife of the late Mr. Charles Olin Inabinet, formally of Newberry and Charleston, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2008, at the Aiken Regional Medical Center in Aiken, South Carolina.

Funeral services will be held at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel in Newberry on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. with Dr. Brent Van Hook, Pastor Pennye Duncan and Pastor John Faircloth officiating. Burial will be at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

In Newberry, Mrs. Inabinet was a former member of the Marian Davis Mothers’ Club, The Floral Garden Club, Central Methodist Church, and the Ezell Sunday School Class.

In Charleston, she was a member of Cherokee Place Methodist Church and the North Charleston Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was also the past president of the Charleston Amvets Ladies’ Auxiliary, and she served on state and national Amvets committees. Mrs. Inabinet volunteered over thirty years at the Charleston V.A. Hospital.

She was born in Forest City, North Carolina on June 26, 1916 to the late Frances Hutton Hardin and Robert Lee Hardin. She was predeceased by her step-mother, Lennie Vess Hardin, one daughter, Mary Ann Inabinet, four brothers, Charles M. Hardin, William S. Hardin, Leo G. Hardin, and Cecil V. Hardin, and two sisters, Mary H. Gray and Lillian H. Zobel Wellborn. She is survived by her daughter, Linda I. Pack, son-in-law, Joseph O. Pack, three grandchildren, Jennifer P. (Patrick) McNamara, James D. (Lynn) Pack, and Laurie P. (William) Reese and four great-grandchildren, James D. Pack, Jr., Victoria L. Pack, Hannah J. Reese, and Lindsey S. Pack. She is also survived by her brothers, Jack T. Hardin and Alvin C. Hardin and her sister, Geraldine H. Glover.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Linda and Joseph Pack at 229 Post Oak Lane in North Augusta.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene Children’s Ministries, 3526 Jefferson Davis Highway, Clearwater, South Carolina, 29816.

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Russell Senn
March 17, 1953 -
October 6, 2008

Russell K. Senn, 55, of Newberry, died Monday, October 6, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Senn was born on March 17, 1953 in Newberry to Julia Dominick Senn and the late John R. Senn. He was a former member of the S.C. National Guard, a member of Amity Lodge # 87 and the Hejaz Shrine Temple. He was retired as a truck driver from the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Laurens and had formerly worked for ISE America.

Surviving in addition to his mother, Julia Senn of Newberry are his wife, Karen M. Senn; a son, John Russell “Rusty” Senn and daughter-in-law, Missy of Columbia; a daughter, Amy S. Meyers and son-in-law, Jason of Newberry; brothers, Joseph D. Senn of Englewood, CO and Doyle Senn of Newberry.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Deal. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 2751 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29202.

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Winnie Stockman
March 26, 1923 -
October 4, 2008

Winfred Elizabeth Shealy Stockman, 85, of Prosperity died Saturday, October 4, 2008 at White Oak Manor.

Mrs. Stockman was born on March 26, 1923 in McCormick. She was the daughter of the late Michael Clifton and Spencer Carter Shealy. She was retired from General Electric. Mrs. Stockman was a member of Macedonia Lutheran Church, a member and former vice president of the Goldies, a member of the Golden Agers, Macedonia Jolly Rollers Camping Club and the Petrea Circle. She was an organist for over 60 years having played for many churches in the community. She was a member of the Fun Seekers Camping Club, the Good Sam’s Camping Club, the Newberry Roadrunners Travel Club, a member of the Prosperity Garden Club and the Little Mountain Ruritan Club.

Surviving are husband, Hubert Stockman; a daughter, Linda Kaye Felker of Prosperity; sisters, Joyce Paden of Fair Play and Maxine Thompson of Marietta, GA; granddaughters, Melinda Edelmayer and Beth Scuderi both of Orlando, FL; great-grandchildren, Brandi Gower, Joshua Edelmayer, Zachary Scuderi, Madison Chapman, Hannah Scuderi and Emma Scuderi.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 6, 2008 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Randall Derrick. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Macedonia Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 49, Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

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Levi Bishop
July 11, 1979 -
October 2, 2008

Levi Brandon Bishop, 29, of Prosperity, died Thursday, October 2, 2008.

Mr. Bishop was born on July 11, 1979 in Port Lavaca, TX. He was a son of Galen Robert Bishop, Jr. and Judy Adams Litz. He was an Emergency Medical Technician, a member of the Lake Murray Rescue Squad and Macedonia Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his father, Galen “Bob” Bishop of Aiken; his mother, Judy (Allen) Litz of Prosperity; a brother, Corey J. Bishop of Prosperity; a step-sister, Lori (Neal) Smith of Lexington; maternal grandparents, Troy and Dovie Adams of Prosperity; paternal grandmother, Ernestine Bishop of Lexington; step-maternal grandparents, Jim and Jean Litz of Santee; nieces, McKayla and Cadence Smith of Lexington. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Galen Bishop, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Macedonia Lutheran Church by the Rev. Randy Derrick. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Lake Murray Rescue Squad, c/o Lynn Peters, 2493 Bethel Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127 or to Macedonia Lutheran Church, 49 Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

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Hattie Hogge
November 16, 1918 -
October 1, 2008

Hattie Holland Hogge, 89, of Newberry, widow of Colie L. Hogge, died Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Lexington Medical Center.

Mrs. Hogge was born on Nov. 16, 1918 in Simpsonville. She was a daughter of the late Farish F. and Neva Graydon Holland. Mrs. Hogge was retired from Damon International where she was a former president of the ACTWU. She was a member of West End Baptist Church where she was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Surviving are her daughter, Y-Genia Crossland of Newberry; a sister, Attice Counts of Newberry; a brother, Floyd Holland of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Clair C. (Phillip) Cannon, Sally C. Cockrell, Linda C. (Ray) Counts, and Glenda C. (Travis) Kinard; great-grandchildren, Max (Nikki) Hutchinson, J. C. Counts, Brigman, Graydon, and Parker Kinard, and Philip Cockrell; great-great-grandchildren, Madison, Cole and Brayden Hutchinson, Ashleigh and Alexis Cockrell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at West End Baptist Church by Rev. Kevin Carter. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery. The family will be at the residence of her daughter, 726A Wright Street, and they will receive friends Friday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church, 620 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers: Bruce Cooper, Curtis Cooper, Danny Hutchinson, Bub Cockrell, Jon Franklin and Henry Dodgen

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Richard Berley
January 3, 1918 -
October 1, 2008

Richard Ray Berley, also known as “The Candy Man” by many, went to rest and fish with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 1, 2008. Born on January 3, 1918 to Dansby U. and Eunice K. Berley. Rich was a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pomaria.

“Mr. Rich” was blessed to have worked for many years at Mayer’s Homestead selling the products that he used with his favorite hobbies, hunting and fishing.

Married for 63 years, Rich is survived by his wife, Myra Willingham Berley; children, Nancy (Larry) Cochcroft of Lexington, Danny Ray (Cindy) Berley of Winnsboro; grandchildren, Michael (Cathy) Cochcroft of Lexington, Mark (Joanne) Cochcroft of Gilbert, Brian (Chrissy) Cochcroft of Columbia, Kristen (Jonathan) Orr of Florence, Adam Berley of Columbia, Ada Teli (Jim) Sepulveda of Round Rock, TX and Sophie (Michael) Nothmann Petersen of Stuttgart, Germany; great-grandchildren, Hunter Cochcroft, Zachary Thier, Collin Cochroft, Logan Cochcroft, Will Cochcroft and Elliott Orr.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 3, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church by the Rev. Henri Bishop. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 622 Hope Station Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.

Active pallbearers: Michael Cochcroft, Mark Cochcroft, Brian Crochcroft, Adam Berley, Jonathan Orr, Tommy Brewington, and Jerry Berley
Honorary pallbearers: Adam and Virginia Mayer, Tommy Langford, Dan Hembree, Mike Willingham, Jerry Willingham, and members of the St. John’s Church Council

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Dorothy Amick
December 12, 1919 -
September 30, 2008

Dorothy Clary Amick, 88, of Newberry, widow of Carl. L. Amick, Sr., died Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at Palmetto Health Richland.

Mrs. Amick was born on Dec. 12, 1919 in Newberry. She was the daughter of the late James Richard Clary, Sr. and Estelle Caldwell Clary. Mrs. Amick attended Newberry College and graduated from Winthrop College. She was retired after 40 years of teaching in Newberry and Richland Counties. She was a longtime member of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer where she was a member of the Francis Fesperman Sunday School Class. Mrs. Amick was a member of the D.A.R. and the U.D.C.

Surviving are a son, Carl LeGrand Amick, Jr. of Tampa, FL; a daughter, Gail (Joe) Looney of Newberry; a sister, Mary C. (Wallace) Riser of Newberry; brothers, James Richard (Kate) Clary, Jr. of Decatur, GA and Fred L. (Diana) Clary of Surfside Beach, SC; a grandson, Bryan Looney of Atlanta and sisters-in-law, Nell Long Clary and Claudia Harmon Clary. Mrs. Amick was predeceased by sisters, Estelle Clary and Saffie C. Castles; brothers, Huiet Clary, Robert M. Clary and Clarence “Pete” Clary.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 3, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer by the Rev. Caldwell Day. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Riser, 275 Airport Road, Newberry, and they will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, PO Box 382, Newberry, SC 29108 or to Newberry College, 2100 College Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers: John Castles, Richard Castles, Greg Clary, Richard Gibson, Bryan Looney, Joe Psaila, Phil Psaila and John Riser
Honorary pallbearers: Members of the Francis Feasperman Sunday School Class, Jo Ann Cousins and Betty Haltiwanger

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