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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 18, 1973, Florence, South Carolina2-a november Florence morning news honors Law officers Nixon says c. Henderson Mark j. Prosser Clifton w. Virgin Hartsville Charles c. Georgetown Mark Henderson 47, died in a Karl John Prosser 61, died Friday at. Seville Hospital saturday after a a Georgetown Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 . Monday at ducted at . Sunday at Brown Pennington Atkins funeral Home. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Church cemetery. Born in Hartsville he was a son of the late James a. And first Baptist Church. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery Annex directed by m a be funeral Home. Born in Florence county he was a son of the late John Quin Laura Cassidy Henderson lie by Adams and Elmira Poston was a member of the Wesley Prosser. He grew up near Lake Chanel United methodist Chur City and was an army Veteran cd and was employed at Monoco of world War ii. Products company for 28 years. He moved to Georgetown and he was a member of the old was employed by International timers club and a Veteran of world Warll. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Paper company for 28 years. He retired several months ago. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Joan Dudley Henderson three Alma Rogers Burton Prosser a daughters miss Robin Hender Stepson Bobby 0. Burton of son a student at Clemson Georgetown a step daughter University miss Suzanne Hen mrs. William m. Mozley of Derson and miss Megan Hen Georgetown a brother qui icy Derson. Both of the Home two Adams Prosser of Andrews a Brothers Ralph Henderson of half brother Jack Prosser of Hartsville and James Hender Darlington and three grand son of Akron ind. And four children Sisters mrs. Sam hush of barn Well mrs. Kenneth Mcelveen mrs. Chester Morris and mrs. Hosed Handy King All of Hartsville. R. Brown Dillon Randolph Cornelius Brown 52, died thursday in a it. I Alderdale Fla. Hospital after a Longill Hess. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 . Sunday in the East Dillon Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery directed by Cottingham funeral Home. Bom in Darlington he was a son of the late Frank Cornelius and Susie Sineth Brown. He was a Navy Veteran of world War ii and was a Journeyman electrician. He was a member of the East Dillon Baptist Church. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Mary Jackson Brown a son. Larry Randolph Brown of Dillon two Brothers Cephas Brown and j. B. Brown both of Lur Berton n. And a sister mrs. Marie herring of Dillon. Mrs. Idema King f Timmonsville funeral services for mrs. Delta King. 73, will be conducted sunday at 1 . In mount Carmel Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by Bowman funeral Home. Mrs. Xing died tuesday in a Florence nursing Home after a Long illness. She was born in Florence county a daughter of the late Benande Lascott. Surviving Are a daughter mrs. Lillie Clayton of Littleton Del. A son Emdlle Scott of Timmonsville a sister mrs. Annie Bell Morris of Timmonsville six grandchildren. Mrs. Edna Gregg Darlington mrs. Edna Hartsville Losea Woodham 60, died Friday in a local Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be held monday at second Baptist Church at . With the Rev. A. Sellers officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery directed by Hines funeral Home. He was a son of the late Mciver and Laura Woodham. Me was bom in Darlington county. Survivors Are his wife mrs. Emma m. Woodham of Hart Seville one sister mrs. Marie Gardner of Baltimore my. Two Brothers John of Baltimore md., and Charles Woodham of Florida. Jessie j. Player Jessie James player 46, died saturday of an apparent heart attack while Hunting near Coward. Funeral services will be con ducted at . Monday at the Florence Church of god. Burial will. Be in Matthews cemetery directed by Stouden mire funeral Home. Born in Williamsburg county he was a son of the late William Rich and Sara. Jane Martin player. He moved to Florence county 28 years ago and was a. Welder for the pee Dee tank company until his retirement several years ago. He was a member of the Florence Church of god and its men s Bible class. Surviving Are his wife mrs Nancy Geraldine Crosby player three sons Kenneth James player Donnie Joe player and Terry Jerome player All of the Home a miss Nancy Jane player of the Home a sister. Gregg 68, died saturday at her mass Harriet player of Floren Home after a Short illness. Be and a brother William Wall funeral arrangements will be player of Coward. Announced by Mitchell Josey funeral Home. Mrs. Christa Matthews Loysom. Wilder Olanta funeral services Johnsonville funeral for Leys m. Doc Wilder 72, services for mrs. Christa Belle will be conducted at 3 . Sun Poston Matthews will be con Day in the Olanta Baptist Chur ducted at 3 . Sunday Al cd. Morris funeral Home. Burial burial will be in the Church will be in the Garden of cemetery directed by the Floyd Devotion cemetery. Funeral Home. Mrs. Matthews 51, die thur or. Wilder who died Friday Day in a Florence Hospital was a pharmacist employed at after a Short illness. Floyd drug store in Olanta. Are you interested in funeral services for Clifton Willie Virgin 52, of 408 Sanborn St. Will be conduct a at 3 . Monday in the Chapel of people s funeral Home by the Rev. Solomon Eaddy. Burial will be in the Union cemetery. Or. Virgin died thursday in a local Hospital after a Long illness. Or. Virgin was a son of the late Paul and Mary Virgin and was born in Florence county. Survivors Are his wife mrs. Janie Cyrus Virgin of the Home a daughter mrs. Rose Ann Gurley of Florence three sons Larry Virgin and Wesley James of Florence and James King of new York two Brothers Julis Virgin of new York and Buster Virgin of Columbia two Sisters mrs. Cleo Hayes of new York and mrs. Amiella Kelley of Siler City n. C., and 17 grand children. Booker Fleming Fleming 66, died wednesday in a Bennettsville nursing Home after a Long illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 2 . Sunday at Mill Branch .e. Church. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by the people s funeral Home of Pamplico. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Lucile Fleming two daughters mrs. Ola Mae Burti of Pamplico and mrs. Glennie Fleming of Philadelphia a. Two sons. James Fleming and Benjamin Fleming both of Pamplico his Stepmother mrs. Alafair White of Philadelphia a. Three Sisters mrs. Emma Lee Pyett mrs. Aquillia poor ant and mrs. Lilliam Edwards All of Philadelphia 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Body found in Woods near Marion Marion three Hunters found a nude mul Lilalee body saturday a half mile Southwest of Highway 501, Between. Arkle Crossroads and Gali vants ferry according to r. A. Stephenson Marion county sheriff. Horace Davis Rover Cross and w. A. Braddy All of Marion found the body when they returned to pick up their dogs which they had unleashed at .said Stephenson. The Corpse was identified by the sheriff As that of a White Man approximately 135-140 pounds Between 5 6" and with Reddish Brown hair. His head had been blown off by a Shotgun and most of his body and limbs had been badly burned and his jaw had been Stephenson. As there is yet no Trace to his identity the sheriff requested that anyone who knows of a missing should Call his office collect. 423-3131. Sle Benson and w. L. Drew Coroner for Marion county said that the slaying was the worst they had encountered into last 25 years. Cornerstone to be Laid Cades in special services scheduled for 2 . Sunday the Corner Stone of Faith United methodist Church will be Laid according to trustee 1 Yron Graham. The Church is located three Miles East of Cades in the Mcleod s Crossroads com Orlando Fla. Api contradicting previous testimony about the sophistication of the while House tape recording system. President Nixon said saturday night it was a operation with Little Lapel microphones stuck in his desk. This is no Apollo the president said As lie explained to the associated press managing editors association How two conversations he held about watergate turned out not to be taped. He said the taping equipment used for a Lime during the Johnson administration was better and i m not saying that when former while House aide Alexander Butterfield first disclosed the taping system during Senate Wale Gale hear Ings last june he described he equipment As Able to pick up even very quiet conversations in n Ixon s Oval office. Executive office building office and on several Nixon telephones. In recent weeks Nixon s personal Secretary Rose Mary Woods told a Feder Al judge some of the tapes were difficult and even impossible to transcribe because of irregular volume and background noise. Nixon echoed her account. The president also explained Why. As his lawyers had done earlier in court Why the two missing conversations were not recorded. A june 20, 1972 Telephone Call with former ally. Gen John n. Mitchell was held on a family quarters phone not tied into the system Nixon said. An april meeting with then while House counsel John w. Dean i should have been recorded he said but the machine had run out of tape. Buying Quality stereo so k t Sld Pioneer receives. Am lilies and infirm Spe Aveis. Greer music House Florence mall i. Eugene j. Lessmeister of the Florence police depart ment was named. Police officer of the year by the fall state rally of the veterans of foreign wars saturday night. At the main banquet of the three Day vow convention Greenville chief of police. Ernest n. Morris was honoured As the police chief of the . Gov. Earth Morris was the evening s principal speaker find u. S. Sen. Strom thur mond. Is. C., addressed the More than 300 veterans and members of the ladies auxiliary an hour before the affair. The rally was held in the local vow s newly remodeler Post building. Al Orris told the audience he believes them to be the greatest defenders of americanism America s military but Don t forget that fourth of july speeches Are not enough to resolve the problems that face Morris said. Earlier Thurmond told the veterans and the women there Are too Many people today backbiting the govern ment backbiting the president ind backbiting the country they d come along and Back what this country stands for we local vow Post commander Hay Mckenzie who made the two police awards praised the tradition stays 1 , South Africa a the defense ministry has agreed in principle to pro vide Kilts for a South african regiment that retains a pen chant for scottish customs. Police chief of the year Norris is congratulated from left Are local commander Mckenzie sen. Thurmond Morris recipients for their honesty integrity cooperation with the Community congeniality and established Lessmeister who joined the local police Force in is currently chief of the City s detective division. In addition to recognizing Lessmeister for solving More crimes than any Man in the Mckenzie praised him for his efforts in Community activities such As the soap Box Derby. Chief Norris since joining the Greenville police in 1939, worked his Way up. Through every rank in the department. He is currently president of the North and South Carolina Law enforcement association and is a past president of the s. Law enforcement association. Lessmeister left receives vow award at right is state commander Tommie Thomas paper carriers have a party prizes and hot dogs for All marked the fifth annual party in Lionor of the delivery boys and girls of the Florence mor Ling new Given by the Florence elks club. Robert Haughn. Son of or. And mrs. George Haughn of Florence was awarded a new bicycle but everyone received some prize including watches toy cannons flags Caps locks and radios. More than 75 girls and boys attended celebrating Yel another year of Day in Day out paper delivery. Morning news carriers enjoy elks party saturday More than 75 paper boys and girls received prizes photo Fey Emil paper boy Robert Haughn gets new Bike from Tom Mcgee circulation manager the care and disposition of deceased. Persons is in All of its aspects a religious rite which requires All of Trie dignity and solemnity accorded the other sacred customs and procedures of any Church or religious group. This is Fiat the Smith funeral service affords you in its Beautiful Chapel. Fun cml your loved ones deserve the Best office 662-7192 Frei tence 669-7305 Florence South Carolina 22937 the folks at Wilbert vault .-.service, inc. Would like you to have free of charge a copy of the latest edition of our Booklet facts every family should know. This Booklet contains information on such topics As social Security veterans benefits wills and Many other important topics. It is not Only informative but also attractive in its new full color edition. 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