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Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Elizabeth Ives Brown, 66, wife of James C. Brown, died Monday, December 4, 2018, at her residence.

Graveside funeral services celebrating her life were held Friday, December 7, 2018, at Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brown was born April 18, 1952, in Greeleyville, the daughter of the late Muret and Melva Ard Ives. She was a graduate of Williamsburg High School and was a homemaker. A sister, Marie Ives, preceded her in death.

Survivors, in addition to her husband of the home, are: her first husband, Allen Bryant; one daughter, Vicky Bryant of Manning; one son, Allen Bryant, Jr. of Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Leroy Ives (Betty) and William Ives; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551.

Jenny Brown

Jenny Lois McClam Brown, 72, of Cades, died Thursday, November 22, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services, conducted by Bishop Roosevelt Fulton, were held Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at the Goodwill Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery of Cades.

Mrs. Brown was born January 6, 1946, in the McClam Community of Cades, the daughter of Wallace “JB” McClam and Annie Mae Evans McClam.  Six siblings Wallace McClam, Willard “Justin” McClam, Clifford McClam, Blondell Bennett, Rebecca Edwards, and Cherrie Seabrooks, preceded her in death. She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.  After moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she became a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was on the Deaconess Board. She received her formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County, and was a 1965 graduate of Cades High School.  She attended Roselee Gordon School of Cosmetology in Hemingway.  She was employed by Lillie Mae Wright Beauty Shop in Kingstree.  She was married to the late Clinton Brown.

Survivors are: one daughter, Annie Mae Corine Brown of the home; four sisters, Mary Murphy (Lenard) of Kingstree; Viola Murphy of Cades; and Betty McKenzie and Jettie Graham (Edward), both of Lake City; one brother, Cornell “Sonny” (Jackie) of Cades; and six step-siblings.

Winfred Bryant

Funeral services for Winfred Alonza “Lonnie” Bryant, conducted by the Rev. Michael Samuels, were held Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Inez M. Henryhand Memorial Chapel of St. Stephen, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home.

Mr. Bryant died Sunday, December 2, 2018. He was born February 28, 1957, in Moncks Corner, the son of the late Richard and Annabell Bryant. He was a graduate of Berkeley High School Class of 1976, where he played football and other academics. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army where he later was honorably discharged. He went on to do various jobs but his love was mechanical work. He was employed with the Berkeley County School System as a school bus driver and later worked at the school bus shop. His last place of employment other than doing mechanical work in his back yard was at Tri-County Link. He was a member of the “Easy Riders Saddle Club” of Kingstree for a few years. Three siblings, the Rev. Estelle Bryant-Gadsden, the Rev. William S. Bryant and Richardine E. Bryant, preceded him in death.

Survivors are: his wife, Sylvia Simon Bryant; three children, Bautista Laquin Bryant (Darcel), Brittany Latoya Bryant and Brandon Alonza Bryant; one sister, Paula Bryant-Walker (Royal); his mother-in-law, Rose Jackson (St. Clair); his father-in-law, Herman Myers (Emily); grandmother-in-law, Martha Myers; and two grandchildren.

Willie Cooper

Funeral services for Willie Cooper, conducted by the Rev. W. C. Henryhand, Sr., were held Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Greenlawn Cemetery of Kingstree.

Mr. Cooper died Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Palmetto Health Toumey Hospital of Sumter. He was born February 3, 1956, the son of Della Mae Cooper and the late George Cooper. A brother, Tommie Cooper, preceded him in death. He attended the public schools of Kingstree and graduated from Kingstree Senior High School in 1974. He was employed by Frank McGill building houses. He was also self-employed. He was a member of North Kingstree Baptist Church. Later in life he joined the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Survivors, in addition to his mother of Kingstree, are: three sisters, Georgia Felder of Kingstree; Iris Abney (Jonathan) of Columbia; and Juanita Cooper of Florence.

Moses Gamble

Funeral services for Moses Howard Gamble, conducted by the Rev. Leroy Brown, were held at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Crossroad Cemetery of Salters.

Mr. Gamble died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital. He was born January 31, 1965, in Kingstree, the son of the late Austin Bank and Ethel Nelson Gamble. He received his formal education in the public schools of Williamsburg County. Two siblings, Levern Gamble and Ethel Mae Gamble Green, preceded him in death.

Survivors are: six brothers, Mack Gamble, Leroy Gamble and Oneal Gamble, all of Salters; Alfred Gamble (Gennie) of Kingstree; John Henry Gamble (Carolyn) of Marietta, Georgia; and Kenneth Gamble (Edell) of Lamar; and one sister, Viola Brown (Calvin) of Rochester, New York.

Leroy Shaw

Funeral services for Leroy Shaw, conducted by Pastor Billy McVey, were held Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home.

Mr. Shaw died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Highlands Regional Medical Center of Sebring, Florida. He was born January 27, 1961, in Greeleyville. He attended the Williamsburg County Schools of Kingstree and completed his studies at a Job Corp Center in Morganfield, Kentucky. He obtained work experience at Tupperware in Hemingway; Nan Ya of Lake City; Norcross Underground Cable Company of Norcross, Georgia; and he worked at numerous construction sites in Charleston. He eventually moved to Sebring, Florida and was employed at Sebring City Solid Waste Department. He routinely attended a local church in Sebring, Florida. During numerous visits to Kingstree, he would take the time to worship at Evangelistic Temple Way of the Cross Church. His stepfathers, Calvin McClary and Ervin Wilson, preceded him in death.

Survivors are: his mother, Isabelle Wilson of Kingstree; a very special friend, Betty Kidd of Sebring, Florida; one daughter, Jermania Ronik (Thomas Bethea) of Laurinburg, North Carolina; one son, Shakeem Shaw of Ladson; his Godfather, Matthew Blake of Salters; two Godsisters, Caretha Billups of Troy, New York; and Tebbenjohanna Wallace (Jerry) of Greer; and three grandsons.

Beatrice Morris

Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice “Bee” Fulton Morris, conducted by the Rev. Terry Law, were held Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Siloam Missionary Baptist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Greenlawn Cemetery of Kingstree.

Mrs. Morris died Friday, November 30, 2018. She was born June 9, 1927, in Kingstree, the daughter of the late Phillip and Ada Fulton. She attended and graduated from Tomlinson High School. She was married to the late Fred Morris. After leaving New York, where she retired after working at the Jewish Home and Hospital for many years, she returned home to Kingstree and to Siloam Baptist Church. At Siloam, she served as a member of the Pastor’s Aide Auxiliary Board, the Senior Choir and the Kitchen Committee. She also was Mother of the Year numerous times. She owned a business, “Bee’s Store” that served her community for many years. Two sons, Alfred Morris and Charles Morris, preceded her in death.

Survivors are: one son, Willie Fred Morris (Linda) of Kingstree; two daughters, Carmen Morris and Joyce Morris, both of the home; two nieces and three grandchildren she raised as her very own, Terry Fulton and Kelly Nesmith, both of New York, New York; Maurice Morris and Shannon Morris of the home; and Kenya Morris of Kingstree; one sister, Glannie Nesmith of Kingstree; a very dear friend she viewed as a brother, Cicero McCrea; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Edward Croker

Funeral services for Edward C. “Weezle” or “Conyus” Croker, conducted by Elder Chancey Croker, were held Monday, November 26, 2018, at the Canaan Pentecostal Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Croker died Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was born April 10, 1935, in St. Stephen, the son of the late Jennie and Arthur Croker, Sr. He attended the public schools of St. Stephen.

Survivors are: his caretaker, Paulette Butler; and three nurses over his care, Darcy, Lois, and Betty.

Clarence Coleman “C.C.” Canada

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Clarence Coleman “C.C.” Canada, 83, of Camden, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Michael Arant will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, (Camden Chapter), PO Box 1333, Camden, SC 29020

C.C. died Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was born in Lane, the son of the late Irvin Shaw Canada and Vivian Player Canada. C.C. was a graduate of the University of GA in journalism in 1957. He was a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church and was Building Chair of the Family Life Center. CC was past president of the Kiwanis Club of Camden and Utica, NY. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman. C. C. was active in sports car racing, being a 50 year member of SCCA. He made a livelihood out of his love for the outdoors. C. C. owned a hardwood sawmill in NY State, was a consulting Forrester, a buyer and seller of farm and timberland. He made many friends over the years with his passion of the outdoors, racing, church and civic activities.

C.C. is survived by his sons, Cash Canada (Kimberly) of Camden and Walker Canada (Liz) of Camden; and granddaughter, Katherine Vivian Canada; and his brother, Joel Canada from Alpharetta, GA.

C.C. was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth “Beth” Rowe Canada.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the Canada family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.