Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Clarice Elizabeth “Betty” Strong, 85, wife of Jack “Cuz” Strong, Sr., died Friday, January 3, 2014, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Suttons United Methodist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mrs. Strong was born March 7, 1928, in Salisbury, Vermont, the daughter of the late Hugh Grant Leonard and Marion Sara Dyer Leonard Otis. She was a US Air Force veteran and was retired from Farmers Telephone. She was a member of Suttons United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary Society. Two sisters, Patricia Seeman and Phyllis Billings, preceded her in death. Survivors, in addition to her husband of Andrews, are: three sons, Michael Jay Strong of Manning; Jack Randall Strong (Jennifer) of Suttons; and Jack W. “Little Cuz” Strong, Jr. (Cynthia) of Andrews; two daughters, Sandra S. Feagin (David) of Hebron; and Sheri S. Taylor (Randy) of Bonneau; one sister, Nancy L. Cox of Arizona; one brother, William D. Leonard of Surfside Beach; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Suttons United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, Attn: Donna Piatt, 2449 Santee Road, Andrews, SC 29510.