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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - June 29, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaJune 29, 1973 Florence morning news mrs. Gertrude Petter funeral services for mrs. Gertrude Koopmann Fetner of 323 s. Mcqueen St. Will be con ducted at . Friday in the Waters funeral Home Chapel by the Hev. Alfred Llowell. Burial will be in mount i Lope cemetery. Mrs. Pc incr. 83. Died wednesday in a Williamsburg county Hospital of injuries received in an automobile Accident. Pallbearers will be Wylie 11. Caldwell sr., warmer Damon Fraser. Fred p. Kuhne. Charles Whitel. Theodore Mcpherson. Kenneth Brown and Nelson Brown. Born in Charleston she daughter of the late Fred and Marie roes Koopmann. She was a housewife and had lived most of her life in Florence. She was also a member of St. Luke s lutheran Church and a Mem iter sister of the Julie Circle of the Church. Surviving Are three laughters. Mrs. . Mcpher son and mrs. Miles Brown both if Florence and mrs. Max Miller of Columbia a son. . Fetner or. Of Florence and seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Donnie h. Gunter Lake City Donnie Hugh Gunter. 62. Of 234 Wells St. Died thursday in a Lake City Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services con ducted sunday at 3 ., at Brockington funeral Home by the Rev. . Wall. Burial will he in the Lake City memorial Park. Or. Gunter was born in Horry county the son of the late . And Sameha Johnson Gunter. He was a retired employee of Moore lumber co. Surviving Are his wife. Mrs. Carrie Beatty a step son. Jimmie Beatty of Lake City three Sisters mrs. Arbie Allen and mrs. . Davis of Myrtle Beach and mrs. . White of zephyrs Hill. Fla two Brothers. . Gunter and Langdon Gunter both of Myrtle Beach. Jimmy h. Amerson services for Jimmy Hampton Amerson will be conducted Friday at 3 . At i Nylon Perry funeral Home by the Rev. Freddie Johnson. Burial will be in Wells cemetery in Kali Oil. Pallbearers will be Kelly Mathews. Sonny Howard. Buddy Howard. Wade Howard. Ray Strickland and Reggie Kelly. Or. Amerson. 19. Was born in Lee county a son of Henry Eugene Amerson or. And mrs. Clara Gray. He was employed with Sumter builders. Surviving in addition to his father of Lynchburg and his Mother of Timmonsville and five Brothers. Henry Eugene Amerson or. Marion Amerson. David Palmer Amerson. Michael Charles Amerson. And Pearley Amerson All of Timmonsville three Sisters. Mrs. And miss Molene Juanita Amerson of Timmonsville and his paternal grandmother. Mrs. Louise Amerson of Lynch Burg. David Mcelveen funeral services for David dump Mcelveen or. Will be conducted at 4 . Saturday at Savannah Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Ralph w. Canty. Burial will be in Sunset memory gardens directed by Ideal funeral parlor. Or. Mcelveen. G1. Of the Savannah Grove Community died tuesday night in a local Hospital after a Short illness. He was a son of the late Peler and Addie Echols Mcelveen of Florence. Surviving Are his wife. Mrs. Josephine a. Mcelveen of the Home a son. David Mcelveen of Florence and two. Grand children. Mrs. Susie Durant mrs. Susie Thompson Durant. 85. Widow of the Rev. Daniel Durant of it. 2. Jolt Sonville. Died in a Conway nursing Home thursday afternoon after a Long illness. Funeral services will be con dulled at 11 . Saturday at Morris funeral Home by the Rev. Gordon Timmons and the Rev. Ocie Gause. Burial will be in Eaddy Ford cemetery. Mrs. Durant was born in Vox Community in Florence county a daughter of the Laic David w. And Emily Altman Thompson. She was a member of Vox United methodist Church. T surviving a number of nieces and nephews. Smith Page Lake View Smith Page. 83, died wednesday in a Dillon Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 4 . Friday from Bear swamp Baptist Church by the Rev. John Wilkerson. Burial with masonic rites will be in the Church cemetery by Prevatte funeral Home in Lake View. Or. Page was born in Lake View a son of the late Harley d. And Betty Adams Page. five daughters mrs. Clifton Elliott. Mrs. Gary Page. Mrs. Clyde Miller and mrs. Carl Garris All of Lake View and mrs. Kenneth wait of Portland Ore 32 grand children and 39 great grand children. Andrew a. Morgan Mullins Andrew a. Morgan 57. Died wednesday in a Marion Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 . Saturday at Meares funeral Home by the Rev. Fred Hudson and the Hev. George Williams or. Burial will be in Devotion gardens cemetery. Born in Knoxville Tenn he was a retired Farmer. Surviving Are his wife. Mrs. Kathleen Bailey Morgan his Stepmother. Mrs. Laura Morgan of Kannapolis . Six sons. Laverne Morgan of Gali vants ferry Charles Morgan and Joseph Morgan both of Mullins James Walter Morgan of Latta Ronnie Morgan and Clifton Morgan both of Marion three daughters. Miss Betty Jean Morgan. Miss Lilly Morgan and miss Sarah Catherine Morgan All of the Home a half brother. Alonza Morgan of Kannapolis -. Two Sisters. Mrs. Lizzie Rogers and mrs. Mary Rogers both of Marion and nine grand children. James t. Strawn funeral services for James Therlon Strawn will be conducted at 3 . Friday in the Waters funeral Home Chapel 1 by the Rev. Douglas Roddy the Rev. Bobby Johnson and the Rev. . Smith. Burial will be in mount Hope cemetery. Pallbearers will be . Langley Woodrow Jeffords. Joel Carter. Joe Blackwell car son Miles and Mack Driggers. Or. Strawn 74. Died wednesday in a Florence Hospital after a Long illness. Other s. C. Deaths Marion Ted Tindall Orangeburg mrs. Ida Ponds Godley Walterboro miss Nazareni Mcpherson Columbia mrs. Elizabeth Green Mckee Chester Hoy c. Jones Columbia mrs. Ethel Coltman la Grone Johnston Gary n. Kik John j. Stuck Chapin mrs. Irma Seagle Hall Cam Den mrs. Lucy Sharping Morris Calhoun Falls William 0. Reeves Lancaster mrs. Ella Barr Gleaton Springfield Andrew balls online Holly Hill Charles e. Olney sr., Hock Hill mrs. Mary Hodge Rock Hill mrs. Kathleen Mckinney Bodiford Hock Hill Lessie j. Motes Joanna Phillip b. Plyler i Ancaster mrs. Bessie Moore Jeffords West Columbia mrs. Colon s. Flitter Colum Bia Peter m. Proos Columbia funeral services set for car i Ray Smith last school Board meeting sup. Henry l Sneed jr., left receives a certificate of appreciation from school Board chairman George s. Jordan at the final trustee meeting of Sneed s 12 year career with District one school. For Loyal efficient and unselfish read the certificate of appreciation. Sneed will retire from the District s top administrative Post saturday to be succeeded by superintendent elect or. W. B. Crowley. Staff photo by Sonny Smith City republicans name Ellis As party candidate Bruce h. Stone funeral services for Bruce Hpward Stone Mil be conducted at 11 . Friday in the Waters funeral Home Chapel by the or. Edward l. B Yrd and the Rev. Alfred Llowell. Burial will be in mount Hope cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Schnibben. Handy Dayton Stone. Ricky Stone. Roland Stone and Bryan Hor Hon. Honor bearers will be t. J. Shaw Fiill Singleton. Major Summerford and Doug Williams. Or. Stone .15. Died at his Home Early wednesday mor Ning. Two area men surrender on charges mrs. Carrie Dennett funeral services for mrs. Carrie Leon a Hoffmeyer Ben Nett. 85. Of Philadelphia. Pa., will be conducted at 11 . Saturday at graveside in mount Hope cemetery by the or. W. G. Foster. Burial will be directed by Waters. Funeral Home. Mrs. Bennett died wednesday after a Long illness. Born in Florence she was a daughter of the late Frederick William and Caroline Dudley Mccall Hoffmeyer. Surviving Are a daughter in Harry l. Bennett and a granddaughter. Mrs. James c. Cox both of Greenville and a grandson. Harry l. Bennett of Anderson. Two Florence men turned themselves Over to Law enforcement agents thursday after being notified of breach of Trust charges against them. Ralph Mack. 25. Of 311 Mallory St. And 42-year-old James Charles of518n. Dargan St. Came to magistrate William e. Babe Mcleod s office without arrest to hear the charges. Both men Are charged with failing to return certain goods or monies obtained by the Sale of those goods to the Ile Man club of Florence. Mack ant Charles were released from the Florence detention Center on Bond Mcclenaghan each. Florence businessman m. A. Ellis or. Was nominated As the Republican candidate for the August 21 special election to fill the unexpired House of representatives seat left vacant when David Harwell accepted a circuit judgeship. Ellis the leading gop vote getter in the 1972.general election for the same position was a unanimous Choice of the sparce crowd at the special county convention thursday Ellis will face democratic opposition but the opposition party will not have a definite candidate until after a july 10th primary. The gop candidate was characterized by his fellow republicans As a Man of Candor and outspokenness alone with honesty and integrity. Or. Neil Thigpen. A Leader in the county party made the nomination address and after a seconding the group endorsed Ellis with a standing ovation. Afterwards the nomination was declared official by county party chairman Lee Blackburn. Kills in accepting the nomination noted that gop headway had been made in the county in the last elections and hat a Victory would be possible if there is teamwork and not individual Effort. If you la give me the Ellis said to his supporters Well really go after Ellis was graduated from High school in Florence and attended Hiram College in Hiram Ohio until world War ii interrupted his education. He served in the army air corps during the War. And after discharge returned to Florence and went into business for himself with Only a single truck. Since that time his business enterprises have grown to include Ellis Sand and gravel and Ellis Transfer and storage since acquiring the Mayflower franchise. In addition to his gop activities. Ellis is affiliated with various civic groups and professional organizations including the Florence Optimist club the elks the masons the shrine club and the pee Dee Home builders association. Funeral services for Carl Ray Smith will be conducted at the graveside in mount Hope cemetery at noon Friday by the Rev. Or. Edward l. Byrd. Burial will be directed by Waters funeral Home. Llbearcrs will be Barry Jones Marion d. Lucas w. L. Morrell. Hoy Graham j Madison Rainwater m. H. Dameron and h. B. Powell. Honor bearers will be Mem Bers of the Florence rotary club deacons of the first Baptist Church and Bill Timmons. Or. Smith. 85, of wan Namaker or. Died wednesday at his Home after a Short illness. He was first married Toth elate mrs. Hallie j. Garrison Smith of Camden. His second marriage was to mrs. Sarah Carter Gill Smith formerly of Chester and who survives. Or. Smith was born in Timmonsville a son of the late Charles a. And Fannie Byrd Smith. He was a retired Mer chant automobile dealer and Farmer. He came to Florence in 1924 where ire had made his Home since that time. He was a member of the first Baptist Church a former Deacon a for Mer sunday school superintendent Secretary and treasurer of the sunday school class. He a member and past presi Dent of the Florence rotary club. Former trustee of Furman University and Coker College. He was a 1906 graduate of Wake Forest col lege. Surviving in addition to his wife of the Home Are two daughters. Mrs. Margaret Smith Campbell of Spartanburg and mrs. H. Kirby Francesi Ellis of Florence a son. Capt. Carl Ray Smith former area merchant c. Ray Smith or. Of the u. S. Navy of Corpus Christi Texas two Sisters mrs. Francis Pep per of Winston Salem . And mrs. Henry Lucius of Green Brothers or. Hugh Smith of Greenville and capt. F. Donald Smith. Navy retired of Cornado. Calif. Eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Memorials May be sent to Connie Maxwell children s Home in Greenwood. Stiff photo by Sonny Smith gop House candidate m. A. Ellis talks with Republican officials county chairman Lee Blackburn left and Neil Thigpen right second term registration seat fac registration for the second term of summer classes at Francis Marion College will be held from 8 to . July 12. An abbreviated class schedule will be conducted in the afternoon with the regular class schedule beginning the following Day. July 13. Offerings for the second session will include 48 sections of 17 different courses. Several courses will be offered in the evening including composition ii. Writing i Laboratory United states history since 18fio and physical science ii. Fac tuition and fees Are 520 per semester hour for South Carolina residents and Sio for out of state students. Students will also pay a registration fee. Payments May be made in l Mcnair science building at the time of registration or May be sent to the fac accounting off ice prior to july mrs. Epstein Lynch funeral services for mrs. Epstein k. Lynch of it. I Tim Mon Svitic. Will be conducted Friday at 4 . In Peniel Baptist Church by the Rev. W. G. Dove. Burial will be in Florence memorial gardens directed by Stoudenmire funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Kendall Kennedy. Karl Kennedy Ludie Dozier. Marvin Lynch. Glenn Kennedy and Ben Rushing. Mrs. Lynch died in a Florence Hospital wednesday afternoon after a Short illness. Mrs Woodham area students receive fac scholarships Francis Marion College has awarded additional Merit scholarships to 14 area students according to an announcement by or. Roderick a. Stanley director of institutional research and planning. Incoming freshmen listed As Merit scholars include Janet Linette love of Cades Ronnie Ray James of Coward Patricia Gail herring and Sharon Dianna Ward of Dillon Charles Alan Gray of Effing and. Karen sue Andrews. Robert Clay Dickin son Steven Jon Sesit. And William Terence Williams of Florence Myra Klaine Floyd and Priscilla Susan Mcdam of Lake City Charles David Owens of latin Diane White of Rains and Rhonda Quick of Wallace. Merit scholarships Are special awards made annually to incoming freshmen who Are in the top five per cent of their High school class As Well As those who score 1100 or higher on the Scholastic aptitude test. Funds for Merit scholarships Are provided mainly through Florence Board approves zoning changes in area friends College. Of Francis Manor Lamar mrs. Rhudell Mcfaddin Woodham. 27. Died in a Darlington Hospital wednesday after n Short illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Mitchell Jonsey funeral Home of Darlington. Mrs. Elizabeth Evans mrs. Evans 61, of re. 2 died thursday in a local Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral arrangements will to announced by Waters funeral Home. morning news staff writer the Florence City zoning Board reached a decision concerning the Faith nursing Home the Southern methodist Church and Florence Klec judge declares mistrial in Delee Case St. George a a mistrial was declared thursday night in the involuntary Man Slaughter Case of Elijah Delee when a juror dissented from a reported verdict of guilty. Mrs. Theresa Jenkins like Delee a negro Shook her head in he negative when stale Cir Cuit court judge Louis Rosen asked if the eight Whites and four Blacks agreed with the Foreman s report. Had the guilty verdict of the jury of six men and six women held Delee could have been subject to a jail term of up to six years. Rosen earlier had denied a directed verdict for Delee. The Pross culion declined to comment on whether it would seek another trial. Delee was charged in the feb. 20 deaths of three Small children in the wreck of a n trial Supply in its thursday afternoon session. Attorney Wylie h. Caldwelljr. Representing Faith nursing Home concerns requested that the Home be allowed to add to its non conforming properly which is located in a residential area. They proposed the addition of a 44 unit facility and a parking area to provide space for visitors to the Home. Presently the parking situation is extremely inadequate accor Ding to the representative. The request was granted and plans for the project will be submitted to the codes enforcement office of the City for action. Representatives for Florence electrical Supply requested variance of an ordinance to allow for construction of a storage facility along this property Boundary. The properly in question is located on the East Side of North Mcqueen St. Behind the Supply building. The matter was resolved with approval on a suggestion by zoning administrator Barry Witherspoon. That property in an alleyway adjacent to that in question provided sufficient property to waive a variance. Representatives for the Southern methodist Church presented proposals concerning a parking area adjacent to the Church on West Pine St. The parking area which has already been paved is in stages. The City however was Only involved in approval of drainage according to Wilher spoon. The Church representative then presented plans for the parking area with a request that variance be granted concerning the ordinance that Calls for 50 feet Between off Street parking spaces and property lines. The request was granted on three conditions that 1 a six foot Fence be erected in the rear of the building 2 any lighting for the area be approved by the codes enforcement office and 3l the driveway Entrance be adjacent to the property on the Westside of the lot. Olympic National Active glaciers Washington vaunt 29 Van Lype school bus used by a Day care Center. The Center is operated by violation of an ordinance for off s Mother Dorchester Street parking. Representatives county civil rights activist Vic for the Church contended that . The Gnu ref was under the he has been charged in impression Hal its plans for separate cases m the three paving and drainage of the area deaths. The i Sznal Wasing Haj Werc in compliance Wilh cily death of 4-year-old Otis John Ned Nantes since City officials son involved in the planning in Loving memory of who parted this Lifa two years ago june 28, f 1971. 5 two years ago you slip i Ped so quietly away. Sweet memories of you a in our hearts will remain i til in heaven we meet a gain. A the Art of being it is knowing that when we move into the future it becomes the now and that now is the appointed time. It is facing the fact that your big Gest task is not to get ahead of others but to surpass yourself. We at Waters strive each Day to surpass ourselves by offering better service with a Friendly attitude. A Call to Waters Florence s leading funeral Home is a Call to a Friend. J fives. J of Lily missed by daughters Henrietta Harriet grandchildren friends 1 rela National selected mortician 89 years of service Florence s leading funeral Home and Chapel 400 s. Dargan St. Florence s. C

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