Mrs. Mattie Stone Gause, 83, widow of Thomas Raleigh Gause, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at McLeod Regional Medical Center.
Graveside funeral services, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, were held Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Kingstree First Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Gause was born November 9, 1935, in Florence County, the daughter of the late Ansel and Dora Flowers Stone. She attended Hanna Community Schools and was a former manager of Warrens Fabric Shop in Kingstree. She was a member of Kingstree First Pentecostal Holiness Church. A brother, Ansel Cleo Stone, preceded her in death.
Survivors are: two sons, T. Roger Gause (Ginger) and G. Russell Gause, both of Kingstree; two brothers, Harold Stone of Lake City; and Terry Stone (Nora) of Florence; one sister, Letha McDaniel of Lake City; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Kingstree First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 37 McCall Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.
Funeral services for Gracie Belle “Gake” Alston, conducted by the Rev. Fred Johnson, were held Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at the Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Pine Island Community Cemetery of Myrtle Beach.
Ms. Alston died Wednesday, January 30, 2019. She was born October 9, 1948, the daughter of the late Jerry Alston and Gracie Lee King Alston. Two sisters, Clementine Alston and Beatrice Pointer, and two brothers, preceded her in death. She attended the former Carver Elementary School and Whittemore Park High School then proceeded to USA Job Corps. She was a member of Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as a member of the Young Adult Choir. She was a member of the Home Demonstration Club of MB.
Survivors are: one son, Reggie R. Alston of Washington, DC; one daughter-in-law; Dee Dee Alston; a niece who was like a daughter, SFC Tracey Lynn Alston of Fayetteville, North Carolina; one sister, Geraldine A. Mahatha of Myrtle Beach; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers were William “Billy” Earl Alston, Brian Penny, Demetrick Grace, Ryan Grace, Russell Alston, and Blake Alston.
Funeral services for Herbert Hoover Burgess, conducted by Bro. Billy McVey, were held Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Florence National Cemetery of Florence.
Mr. Burgess died Thursday, January 31, 2019. He was born July 13, 1953, in Kingstree, the son of the late Dave Burgess, Jr. and Fannie Porcher Burgess. Two siblings, Frederick Burgess and Henrietta I. Burgess, preceded him in death. He attended and graduated from Kingstree Senior High School in 1971. He joined the US Army and served his country. He was honorably discharged.
Survivors are: his wife, Gloria Burgess; four stepchildren, Wayne, Gay and Bernie Miller, all of Kingstree; and Cynthia Higgins (James) of Columbia; two brothers, Irvin Paul Burgess of Oakdale, California; and Rell Bradshaw (Hazel) of Florence; three sisters, Amanda Burgess of Kingstree; and Rosa Thaxton (James) and Susie Mae Burgess, both of Burlington, North Carolina; seven step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Richard “ B.W.” Robinson, conducted by the Rev. Christopher Dozier, were held Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Old Keels Cemetery of Greeleyville.
Mr. Robinson died Monday, February 4, 2019, at his residence in Greeleyville. He was born July 11, 1956, in Greeleyville, the son of the late Henry and Chloe Robinson. Five siblings, Ezekiel, Jimmie Lee, Lee, Charles, and Mattie Mae Robinson, preceded him in death. He graduated from C.E. Murray High School in 1976. He was employed by B.W. Baker Furniture Store in Kingstree for over 25 years. After his retirement he worked part-time for Hosford Heating and Air in St. Stephen. He enjoyed doing handyman work repairing kerosene heaters, refrigerators, washers and dryers.
Survivors are: his wife, Dorothy Robinson; three sons, Jermaine Robinson (Shyvonne) of Turbeville; Johnnie Pendergrass of Manning; and Rubin Pendergrass of Paxville; one daughter, Lillian King Jonas (Michael) of Sumter; four sisters, Mary McFadden (Abraham), Lou Alma Henryhand (Abraham), Thomasina Matthews, and Julia B. Robinson, all of Greeleyville; one brother, Mack Robinson of Greeleyville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Eartha Mae Huell Gamble, conducted by the Rev. Rufus Snowden and the Rev. Clemmon Grant, were held Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at the Jerusalem United Methodist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Central Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery of Salters.
Mrs. died Wednesday, January 30, 2019. She was born January 25, 1949, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of Mrs. Inell Huell and the late Grover Huell. Two sons, Perry and Jerry Gamble, a brother, Franklin McCullough, and a son-in-law, Ray Johnson, preceded her in death. She was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church of Salters, where she was a Deaconess, a choir member, and an Usher. She was married to James Gamble.
Survivors, in addition to her mother of Salters, are: one son, James Gamble, Jr. (Pamela) of Kingstree; three daughters, Christina Gamble of Aiken; and Tracy Gamble and Kimberly Gamble of Fayetteville, North Carolina; six siblings, Louis Huell (Betty), Jessie Huell (Carolyn), Roosevelt Huell, and Joe Nathan Huell (Evelyn), all of Salters; Loretta Miller (Willie) of Orangeburg; and Janette Felder (Kenneth) of Lane; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Harold Jackson, conducted by the Rev. Deshawn Rouse and the Rev. William Chandler, were held Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Spirit Filled Ambassador For Christ of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery of Andrews.
Mr. Jackson died Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. He was born January 6, 1950, in Georgetown, the son of the late Stephen and Lucille Jackson. He attended the public schools of Georgetown County. He was employed by Georgetown Steel Mill for over 30 years and later retired. He was married to the late Jeanette Rouse Jackson. A son, Travis Jackson, a granddaughter, Emani McBride, and three brothers, Willis, Dewitt, and Stephen Jackson, Jr., preceded him in death.
Survivors are: two daughters, Jeniker McBride (Emanuel) of Valdosta, Georgia; and Jennifer Jackson of Andrews; two sons, Harold Bernard Jackson (Tiana) of Miami, Florida; and Michael Jackson of Valdosta, Georgia; eight siblings, Betty Mae McCall (Edward) of Waterbury, Connecticut; Delores Brown, Louise Shaw (Robert), Glendell Jackson and Angela Jackson, all of Andrews; Elizabeth Pitcher (Jeffery) of St. Davis’s Island, Bermuda; Debra Hanna and Gerald Jackson (Sharon) of Rochester, New York; and 10 grandchildren.
Floral bearers were Jeanette Williams, Marilyn Murphy, Mildred Green, Barbara Morris, Joyce Sessions, and Christina Chandler.
Pallbearers were Craig Jackson, Stacey Jackson, Terrence Dorsey, Terry Brown, Lorenzo Jackson, and Alajuan Jackson.
Funeral services for Rosa Lee Singleton, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Lorenzo Smalls, Sr., were held Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Georgetown. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the First Calvary M.B. Church Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Georgetown.
Ms. Singleton died Wednesday, January 30, 2019. She was born July 18, 1939, in Georgetown, the daughter of Annie Singleton and James Langley, Sr. Four siblings, Beatrice Thompson, James Langley, Clinton Langley, and Harvey Langley, preceded her in death. She received her education in the public school system of Georgetown County. She was a member of First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She worked for many years as a domestic engineer. She possessed a gift and passion for sewing, which was reflected in her flare for fashion.
Survivors are: six children, Bro. Willie X, Harriet Evans, George Singleton, and Monique Singleton, all of Georgetown; Douglas Singleton (Vera) of Athens, Georgia; and Elizabeth Singleton of Miami, Florida; three children reared as her own, Timothy Armstrong, Roger Barr, and Esther Thomas of Georgetown; 10 siblings, Lillie Mae Barr and Marie Prior, both of Georgetown; Floyd Langley and Furman Langley, both of Connecticut; Katie Price of Bronx, New York; Blondell Artis and Vera Langley, both of Brooklyn, New York; Odessa Legette of Andrews; Ernestine Sumpter of Hemingway; Johnny Langley of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Buford Charles Gause, 73, husband of Nancy Miles Gause, died Friday, February 15, 2019, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence.
Graveside funeral services celebrating his life were held Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery of Kingstree, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home.
Mr. Gause was born June 3, 1945, in Kingstree, the son of the late Hobson and Leola McKenzie Gause. He attended Kingstree High School and was retired from Georgia-Pacific. He was a member of Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church. Four brothers, Raleigh Gause, Clarence Gause, Marion Gause, and Norman Gause, preceded him in death.
Survivors, in addition to his wife of Kingstree, are: two daughters, Sharon Neiswonger (Darl) of Blythewood; and Robin Rice (Kurt) of Richmond Hill, Georgia; three sisters, Roberta Gannon (Rocky), Myrtle Smith (Bobby), and Vivian Cooper; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Kingstree Pentecostal Holiness Church, 37 McCall Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.
Funeral services for Robert Alexander Scott, conducted by the Rev. Richard W. Crummy, were held Monday, February 11, 2019, at the Greater St. James AME Church of Lake City. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Restlawn Cemetery of Lake City.
Mr. Scott died Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He was born July 29, 1967, in Florence County, the son of Yvonne Scott Hanna and Robert Scott, Jr.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, are: his wife, Shelia Scott; nine children, Keshawn, Kourtney, Kristen, Raiyon, Rakaiya, Shaquille, Kelton, Christopher (CJ), and Samaria; two sisters, Leslie Scott and Shanita Scott; and six grandchildren.