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Emmie Dozier

Funeral services for Mother Emmie Singletary Williams Dozier, conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Brockington, were held Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the Marion Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Marion Memorial Garden of Salters.

Mother Dozier died Friday, October 12, 2018, at her residence. She was born March 27, 1921, in Salters, the daughter of the late Raleigh Singletary and Rena McCrea Singletary. She received her formal education in Williamsburg County School System. She was married to the late James “Son” Williams and the late Rev. Murphy Dozier. She returned to school to further her education. At the completion of her studies in nursing from the University of South Carolina Extension, she began her nursing career at the Kelly Nursing Facility of Kingstree. She received several promotions and continued her studies in nursing to advance her career. She received many certificates and awards and was honored as Employee of the Year. She was responsible for getting many others hired to various positions during her tenure at Kelly Nursing Home. In 1996 she retired after 30 years of service to the facility. She was a member of Marion Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Marion Senior Choir, member and director of the Kitchen Committee, Mother of the Church, and a First Lady. Four children, Raleigh Alfoncia Williams, Edward John Williams, McArthur Williams, and James Williams, Jr., preceded her in death.

Survivors are: two sons, Willie Williams (Vivian) of Columbia; and Elijah Williams (Sharon) of McClellanville; four daughters, Dorothy Washington (Arthur) of Charleston; Barbara Brown of Salters; Mary Williams of Orangeburg; and Emmie Janell Davis of Columbia; two sisters, Mae Bell Jones (Don) of St. Petersburg, Florida; and Mary Lee McQueen of Ocala, Florida; 23grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a host of great-great-grandchildren.

Hilma McAllister

Hilma Thompson McAllister, 90, died Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at Midway Presbyterian Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McAllister was born August 6, 1928 in Hemingway, the daughter of the late Troy Lee Thompson and Winnie Bell McAllister Thompson. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School. She was employed by Rose’s in Kingstree for 34 years, Variety Wholesale for five years and B.C. Moore & Sons for 15 Years. She was a member of Midway Presbyterian Church, where she was an Adult Leader for the League. She was a former choir member, member of the Circle, a Sunday School Teacher and an Elder. Her husbands, H. Audis Reardon and Mack A. McAllister, a son, Audie L. “Ron” Reardon, a stepson, Bobby McAllister, and a daughter Miriam Burgess, preceded her in death.

Survivors are: her son-in-law, Bill Burgess of Kingstree; one brother, James L. Thompson (Mary Ellen) of Hinesville, Georgia; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Midway Presbyterian Church, C/o Wendell Robinson, 1215 Evans Road, New Zion, SC 29111.

Rodney Brown

Funeral services for Rodney “Chubby” Brown, conducted by the Rev. Sheila Hodge and the Rev. Isiah Brown, were held Saturday, October 26, 2018, at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church of Lake City. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Churchyard Cemetery of Andrews.

Mr. Brown died Monday, October 22, 2018, at the McLeod Hospice House of Florence. He was born September 3,1970, in New York, the son of the late Mary Alice Brown and Peter McKnight, Jr. He was married to the late Dorothy Brown. A brother, Peter Donald McKnight, preceded him in death. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County and graduated from Kingstree Senior High School in 1988. After high school, he moved to Miami, Florida and resided there for 20 years and was employed by Joe’s Stone Crab as a cook. He moved to Lake City in 2010 and joined Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and helped with the Boy Scouts at Wesley Chapel UMC.

Survivors are: seven sisters, Deloris Chambers and Elizabeth McClain, both of Columbia; Ruby Knight, Queen Peguese, Cynthia McLeod (James), and Claudia Singletary (Ronald), all of Lake City; and Jacqueline McKnight of Brooklyn, New York; and eight brothers, Gerald Brown of Kingstree; Russell Brown (Kimberly) of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Ronald McKnight (Teresa) of Scranton; Paul McKnight (Lillie) of Charleston; Clifton Singletary (Renata) of Germantown, Maryland; Otis Singletary of Richmond, Virginia; and Shatee McKnight and Kenya Fulton, both of Brooklyn, New York.

James Mouzon

Funeral services for James Anthony Mouzon, conducted by the Rev. Joe Lockwood and the Rev. James Graham, Sr., were held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the St. Mary AME Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the St. Luke U.M. Churchyard Cemetery of Salters.

Mr. Mouzon died Saturday, October 20, 2018. He was born March 7, 1979, in Williamsburg County, the son of Rachel McCrea Mouzon and the late Harry “Posey” Mouzon, Sr. He was reared in the Salters community and was educated in the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. He was employed as a former grocery manager at Food Lion in Andrews.

Survivors, in addition to his mother of the home, are: four brothers, Harry Mouzon, Jr. of Sumter; Bryan Mouzon (Shonda) of Lake City; Ryan Mouzon of Miami, Florida; and Jimmie Mouzon of Pensacola, Florida; and three sisters, Sharon McDonald (Ronnie) of Kingstree; Lavetta Shaw (Joshua) of Salters; and Alexis Mouzon (Anthony) of Greeleyville.

Lawrence Humphrey

Funeral services for Lawrence Humphrey, conducted by the Rev. Alphonso N. Scott, were held Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church of Georgetown, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home.

Mr. Humphrey, 85, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Prince George Healthcare of Georgetown. He was born April 22, 1933, the son of the late Sylvester Humphrey, Sr. and Elinora McCray Humphrey. He attended Everglade Vocational High School in Palm Beach, Florida. Later he moved to the Sampit Community of Georgetown. He was employed by Coastal Transit Authority in Conway. He was an expediter for parts for planes for Pratt and Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut. He moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was a Deacon in the church.

Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Mary K. Humphrey; two sons, Lawrence Humphrey, Jr. (Larry) and Steven Lamar Humphrey; one sister, Ina Latimer; and two brothers, Sylvester Humphrey, Jr. (Isabelle) and Marion Humphrey (Vera).

Ralph Hutchins

Funeral services for Ralph Amire “Boo” Jaques Hutchins, conducted by the Michael Samuels, were held Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Inez M. Henryhand Memorial Chapel of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Clara Johnson Memorial Estate of Cordesville.

Mr. Hutchins, 37, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018. He was born July 3, 1981, in Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Anna Alexander and Ralph Hutchins. He received his education in Chester, Pennsylvania, where he had a love for drawing. He took up haircutting and would provide barber services to friends and family usually at no cost.

Survivors are: five daughters, Aaniyah Hutchins and Rahniyah Hutchins; mother, Juaneice Shelton; Lamyiah Green, Iz’zuri Hutchins, and O’nna Hutchins; mother, Taisha Thomas; his mother, Anna Alexander of South Carolina; father, Ralph Hutchins of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Nicola Corporal (Troy) of Pennsylvania; Carol Beachum of Delaware; and La-Kresha Wells-Moore (Willie) of South Carolina; and one brother, Gary Davis of Pennsylvania.

Pallbearers were Karlton Lloyd, Chris Lloyd, Gary Lloyd, Dewayne Lloyd, Jermaine Lloyd, and Eric Lloyd.

Lillie Singleton

Funeral services for Lillie Ann “Sister” Beaufort Singleton, conducted by the Rev. Simon James, were held Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Long Branch United Methodist Church of Greeleyville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Big Spring Cemetery of Greeleyville.

Mrs. Singleton died Wednesday, October 17, 2018. She was born October 31, 1929, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Nelson Beaufort, Sr. and Tina Epps Beaufort. Eight siblings, Alice Guess, Dorothy Canty, Dora Mag Lawton, Nancy Hickman, Nelson Beaufort, Jr., Paul Edward Beaufort, Richard Beaufort, and Willie Beaufort, preceded her in death. She received her formal education at Mt. Pleasant Grove School in Clarendon County. She was a member of Long Branch United Methodist Church. She was married to Jimmy Singleton.

Survivors are: one daughter, Blondell Beaufort of Fayetteville, North Carolina; three sisters, Ella Mae Lawton (Leon), Ida Watson, and Geraldine Beaufort, all of Manhattan, New York; and two granddaughters.

Freda Pope

Funeral services for Freda Darlene Pope, conducted by Dr. Eddie Gamble, Jr. and the Rev. Jimmy Brockington, were held Monday, October 22, 2018, at the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery of Andrews.

Ms. Pope died Wednesday, October 17, 2018. She was born June 28, 1967, in Georgetown County, the daughter of Flora Lane and the late Arthur Lee Pope. She attended the public schools at Rosemary Middle and graduated from Andrews High School in 1985. She furthered her education at Denmark Technical College with a major in tailoring. She was employed by Fresenius Care for 20+ years. She was married to the late Hogan Boyd. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Pastor’s Aide, Youth Sunday school teacher, and an Usher. A brother, Barry Pope, preceded her in death.

Survivors are: three children, Aikia Pope of Columbia; James Boyd, and Kenandrey Boyd of Andrews; her mother, Flora Lane (Robert) of Andrews; five sisters, Gladys R. Seabrooks, Cynthia Trappier (Ronnie), Renee Collins (Alexander) and Anna Frasier, all of Andrews; and Pansy McCray of Fairfax, Virginia; two brothers, Arthur Pope (Mattie) of Cordelle, Georgia; and Curtis Richardson of Grand Junction, Colorado; a host of step-siblings; and two grandchildren.