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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1973, Florence, South Carolina2-a november Florence morning news Wacon Price Darlington j. Wacon Price 90. Died monday in a Darlington Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral sen ices will be con ducted tuesday at . At Trinity United methodist Church. Burial will be in Grove Hill cemetery directed by Belk King funeral Home. Or. Price was bom in Marion county a son of the late Gilbert and Hettie Goodyear Price. Before retiring he was engaged in farming. He was a member of the Trinity United methodist Church. Surviving Are four sons. Travis e. Price of Florence and Jack w. Price Leoc. Price and Laurie g. Price All of Darling ton five daughters mrs. Hazel Humphrey of Lake View mrs. Minola Richardson of Florence mrs. Lois Lane of Fork mrs. Miriam Causey of Dillon and mrs. Iris Clare Dowling of Timmonsville two Sisters mrs. Eula Hamer of Darlington and mrs. Teressa Moon of Ash Burough. N. C. A brother Grady g. Price of Florence 36 Delos Mckenzie Dillon demos Ulric Mac my Kenje 54, died monday in a local Hospital following a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 4 . Tuesday at Ibe Chapel of Cottingham funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Long cemetery. Or. Mckenzie was born in Kingstree a son of the late James Nelson and Lazinka Wilson Mckenzie. He was a coast guard Veteran of world War ii and was a retired Mer chant. He was a member of vow Post no. 6091. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Mary Gibson Mckenzie of Dillon four daughters mrs. Helen l. Watts and miss sue Mckenzie both of Dillon mrs. Joyce Morgan of Johnson City. Tenn., mrs. Kitty Jeffords of Florence one sister mrs. Corrie Mae Carter of Kingstree and also four grandchildren. Benton Jackson Darlington Benton Jackson 89, died in a washing grandchildren 58great-grand ton d.c., Hospital children and eight great great grandchildren. D. L. Mckenzie Scala non Dexter l. Mckenzie 23, died late sunday night. Funeral services will be con ducted wednesday at 3 . At John Wesley United methodist Church in Lamar. Burial will in the St. John cemetery directed by Jordan funeral. Home. Surviving Are two sons car funeral services will be con Nel Jackson and Joshua ducted tuesday at 3 . In of Washngton d. C. Pin Phalo pentecostal hold f be grandchildren and four James Mouzon James Mouzon. Of 931 Ingram St., husband of mrs. Pearl waiters motion died in a local Hospital sunday after a Brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Smith s funeral service. Mrs. Bertha Ross society Hill mrs. Ber Iha Ross died monday night in a Darlington nursing Home after a Long illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jordan funeral Home. Other s. C. Deaths mrs. Maud Segrest Ayers Columbia mrs. Evelyn l. Davis Newberry Clyde c. Smith Newberry mrs. M. Anderson lodges mrs. Marie h. Biers barn Berg mrs. Edna j. Gibson Island ton Harry r. Hartley Edgefield Harold w. Crosby Walter Boro Malisha m. Levy Bishopville Wilbur Furtick St. Matthews mrs. Well c. Cush Nam Aiken Dune c. Mcswain Rock Hill Sieve t. Elliott Nichols mrs. Elizabeth e. Sims legislators Back employee benefits program just Haven t had the time to. I m not Makini excuses i ran like hell to get elected. Really trying a member of the Senate by Lyn Morris Montaj news state writer state employees of Florence Dillon and Marion counties have gained legislative assurances that their salary and fringe Benefit demands will finance committee Floyd said receive prompt attention in the we All realize it s a great general Assembly this injustice the Money being paid january. In and he an estimated 200 members of promised that a study wow be the pee Dee unit of state prepared by january and we employees association will take acl Ionon gathered monday to hear from Keller sympathized with the five area Soton. Reps. Ralph k. Hardships Imp end by inflation Gordon. Upon the fixed income Baker arid David Keller All of Florence county. Sen. Thomas k. Smith or. Of Florence county and sen. Lanue Floyd of Williamsburg adding. Lam familiar with the problems state employees i Smith commented on the coming of he county were on hand to deliver said it impresses me that five minute addresses. Your association has begun to though each legislator had do a Little More than come been briefed via mail on he before the legislators and say. South Carolina slate employees this is How much we d like to have our salaries raised. Now things Are important to you that would have seemed trivial seven years Smith added. You were fearful that association Scosea requests most of the remarks entered on the possibility of salary increases. I support the salary adjust declared Anderson. Smaller requests such As three youths injured three Marion were injured late monday evening in an Auto truck Collmon on Highway 301. Details of the Accident wire not available. However a spokesman for the Mcleod memorial Hospital Mark Taylor 18, and Anna Davis 17, both of Marion were listed in satisfactory condition. The third unidentified youth was taken to a Marlon Hospital. Going to vote to give you parking would take away from Pinedale pentecostal Koly Church. Burial will be in the great grandchildren Church cemetery directed by Floyd funeral Home. Mckenzie was bom in Florence county a son of Lacco and Eliza Floyd Mckenzie of Scranton. He was employed at Tallon inc. In Lake City. Surviving in addition to his parents Are his wife. Linda Collins Mckenzie of Scranton iwo daughters miss Angel Lynn Mckenzie and miss Tracy Michelle Mckenzie. Both of the Home a sister. Mrs. Anne Parker of Charleston four Brothers Beauford Jimmy. Gcorge arid Tommy Mckenzie All of Scranton. Steve t. Elliott Nuci Lols funeral services for Steve t. Elliott will be con ducted at . Tuesday at Meare s mortuary Ismul Winsby the Rev. Van Pigate and the Rev. Donald Britt. Burial will be in the Elliott family cemetery. Or. Elliott. 18. Died saturday night of injuries received in an automobile Accident. Mrs. Lena Batts mrs. Myrtle w. Chaplin sum Ler Isaiah Mccall Columbia Chester Thomas Slimmer Henry l. Gable Lexington Lucius g. Mrs. Frank g. Jonesville Council approves motion for Sale of Chase Park subsistence. I think you have a valid the Scosea proposals slated that the state employees needed a minimum average increase of 10 per cent. The requests also outlined in state travel allowances of up to per Day out of state travel allowances of up to per Day. And additional guidelines on travel advances registration fees and general conference the main goal which salary. Smith urged talk to us let us know by mail or by phone How you feel. We can Only do As Good a Job As our information lets us turning Back to the Scosea requests. Smith predicted. I think these things will be enacted because they Are reasonable and they Are there lire nearly slate employees earning less than mrs. Matilda Courie Marion mrs. Malilda Ghazal Courie. 88, widow of George f. Courie. Died monday in a local Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at Marion Baptist Church at 3 . Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery. Mrs. Courie was born in Beirut. Lebanon a daughter of the late Abraham and Mary Mas deny Ghazal and was a retail merchant in Marion. She was a member of the Eastern Star and a member of Marion Baptist Church. Surviving Are a son. Albert Courie of Marion a brother. Elie Ghazal of Mullins four grandchildren and great grandchildren. Hartsville mrs. Lena Parrott Batts. 79, died monday in a Hartsville nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be announced by Brown penning ton Alkins funeral Home. Mrs. Batts was born in Darlington county a daughter of the late John and Ida Wallace Parrott. She was a member of the Bethel United methodist Church and until her retirement was a registered nurse. Surviving Are a sister mrs. T. J. Boyki Nof Lamar. Sci meeting Here tonight Seaboard coast Ione rail Road has scheduled a series of employee management meetings at major cities Over the system including one at Florence on tuesday. The meeting will begin at . At Mcclenaghan High school. A Railroad employees in the area Are invited to attend. Pat to meet the Wallace Gregg Elemen tary school Pat will meet at . Tuesday at the school. A report on the school project the Chicken Box supper will be Given. Or. Bruce Crowley superintendent will be guest speaker. Ernest Jackson Anglo i open 6 Days a week . Til special 4 pc. Cd com 1 serve with French salad sous Alwi i Apacki Afati Dkl. Mwy., for fat 3.c. Phon Cumlat Lamar Ernest Jackson died monday in a Darlington nursing Home after an extended illness funeral arrangements will be in ree announced by Jordan funeral Home. Arthur Sutton Hartsville Arthur sul ton 44. Husband of mrs. Evelyn Sutton died sunday. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jordan funeral Home. Wife faces slay charge by Edmeade morning news staff writer the Florence City Council approved on a three two vote monday the drafting of a Resolution authorizing the City to accept bids for the Sale of Chase Park. The proposed Resolution will stipulate that the City will not accept less than for the property the amount originally offered by or. C. L. Sexton. Proceeds from the Sale will be used to Purchase additional recreational Sites. Voting for the Resolution were mayor pro Tern j. Madison Rainwater and councilmen Simons l. Chase and a. P. Skin Ner. Opposing it were mayor c. Cooper Tedder and councilman Herbert Ham. Citing City manager Douglas .1. Watson s memo to the coun cil Tedder pointed out that the Park commission opposed the Sale the planning commission approved the Sale and using the proceeds for the development of open space in the downtown business area and the recreation commission and department made no recommendation. He also noted Strong opposition to the Sale on the part of residents in he area. Tedder tried to postpone a vote on the Resolution to allow Council time to study Watson s memo and other data but w. M. Ayres Aiken and co. Representative represent Ting Sexton urged prompt action. The City manager s memo showed that a Survey conducted by the recreation department Over a 10-Day period indicated that 85 per cent of the persons using Chase Park were patients of Sexton s or members of patient s families. The memo recommended preserving As Many of the Oak and Magnolia Trees in the Park As possible. Sexton has indicated the Park s landscaping will be preserved if he purchases the property. City attorney Lawrence Mclntosh said in a letter to wat son that there Are no deed restrictions on the property prohibiting its use for other than Park purposes. By general consensus Council denied a request from the developers of Woods apartments for the City s assistance in correcting drainage problems encountered in the development of the apart ment Complex. No official vote was Laken. Skinner abstained from the discussion. The decision follows an earlier decisions declining to assist local developers in correcting drainage problems caused by the development of other housing and apartment expenses. Anderson advised. I Learned very quickly Hal the ways and annually projects. Means committee. Discusses the membership report director of research and the budget in great detail and included 395 Florence Conn development Cliff Rudd Lold when they make their recon Hans. Out of 854full-Timestale Council that the zoning Board of mentation. It s hard to change adjustment s request that the. You should discuss with the of the ways and . Family Steakhouse room try Tim Momii a invt introductory sirloin special Steak soph with ukr potato or feb Khz Frits just come in pick up your salad Bever age and dessert. Place your order for fast service. We use nothing but u. S. Choice Premium Quality aged beef. All cuts to choose from and our Large selection of seafood is the freshest Avail Able. Ming your family look Over our Maul just. You will rdc ughtred. We Hove facilities for private parties g. A. Family Steakhouse r of pwt Row act a 19-year-old Scranton woman was charged sunday with the shooting death of her 23-year-old husband after an apparent quarrel according to Florence county sheriff de me cod. The sheriff said lie signed a murder warrant issued by magistrate William e. Babel me cod for mrs. Linda Mcken Zie charging her with shooting her husband. Dexter through the heart with a .22calibre Rifle. Died at approximately 10 . The sheriff said. Drug commission denies failure to cooperate mrs. Mckenzie hospitalized sunday sheriff Mcleod said released monday on a Bond. Hotline 662-2575 was night and hours Are 7p.m. Until ii 3 g . Monday the Mph i thursday 4 p. K m. Friday until 7 . G monday Oral 11 an. To 11 pin. Mon. Sat. Open thurs., Fhi. Sat. If . All year bound bit hot to e out countr Coveri im440f s. C Florence county drug com Mission members monday night sharply rebutted a critical statement issued last week against he commission by a Community action Agency member. Caa project director Fred Williams was quoted nov. 13 As saying the two month old Caa drug committee had not progressed in establishing communications with the Florence county drug commission chairman w. C. Jenkins denied that the com Mission had refused to cooperate and said Williams was invited to the regular meeting monday night to air his complaint. Williams did not attend the meeting. Jenkins said however that Williams denied making the statement and said that it had been inaccurately reported. Jenkins also said that apparently Caa members wan led to run the drug com Mission after five Caa Mem Bers returned from a drug seminar in Miami Fla. We could t let item do Jenkins said. During the meeting the com Mission unanimously adopted bylaws and director Charles Young announced that he has hired an intervention specialist to work with the alcohol programs in the county judicial system. Young also Lold the com Mission that the in funds from the alcohol safety action program asap have been received and that u. Gov. Earl Morris will speak at the asap kick off banquet dec. 10. Other items discussed included establishing better communications Between the hospitals centers. Sending an eight member county team to the criminal Justice Academy in Columbia for a seminar on drug and alcohol abuse prevention. Establishing an eight to ten bed alcohol detoxification Cen Terin Florence by the Spring. Coordinating a to Day seminar in february for Mem Bers of helping professions who Lack specific knowledge of drug abuse. Zoning ordinance be amended to include group dwellings such As Halfway houses in residential districts has been referred to the planning commission. The planning commission will study the request and hold a Public hearing on it he said. In the meantime City officials have agreed to allow the Florence women s Halfway House on Palmetto Street to remain in operation until a decision is reached he said. In a report to the Council housing authority executive director John Daniels said More than 50 per cent of the property in the East Urban renewal project has been purchased. Property acquisitions Are running about four months ahead of schedule he said adding that project May be finished As much As a year ahead of its five year completion schedule. Daniels said he anticipates initial demolition work to begin before the first of the year. There should be three or four demolition projects he said. Noting that the City is responsible for certain Cash outlays for work such As paving the parking area. Rainwater requested Daniels so work with Watson and City treasurer w. C. Snow in scheduling the City s Cost. Lion Sherrill project relocation officer noted that 21 business firms in the project area have been relocated. Eleven other firms relocated before he housing authority made an offer on the property he said. Roth Daniels and rehabilitation officer Bill Perry pointed out that owners of property to be rehabilitated in the project area will have the most problems in the Long run. Buildings to be rehabilitated will have to be brought info compliance with both the Southern building code and the occupational health safety act Oksa regulations. Perry said. Members Means your sounding a hopeful note was Baker a member of. The com Mittee on state employees. He predicted that the pending personnel act will end up helping state though he con ceded couple of things in the act your association does t however the personnel act will Benefit state employees said Baker with a Merit system on How you will Advance How your pay system will the same Law will allow for in service training another of the Scosea platforms Baker said and for a grievance procedure. Right now. You re giving your grievance to the person you be got a grievance against it s like butting your head against a Stone said the Florence county representative. This will be a Way of trying to simplify the grievance referring to Ibe employees in Dillon Marion and Florence counties. The pee Dee state employees association claims 6fi3 As members. Hartsville Man Dies of wounds liars Villa. A 44-year-old Carlsville Man Dpi d sunday night from gunshot wounds according to the Darlington county Coroner. Coroner e. G. Melton identified the victim As Arthur Sut ton of re. 3. And said Sutlon s 18-year-old son Alphonso Sut ton has been charged in connection with the slaying. He is being held without Bond in the Darlington county jail. Melton said. The elder sullen was shot at approximately 9 . It the upper left Chest witha .16 gauge Scosea Shotgun Mellon said. He was requests subsisted dead on arrival Al a Hartsville be mileage retirement off Hospital Street parking in service Melton said the incident is training and liability Baker still under investigation by the pledged. I m for every one of Coroner s office and the them Darlington sheriff s depart offering additional and an inquest will be encouragement for the salary increase Anderson observed. Budget must be balanced. Dinner scheduled it looks like the Money will be in excess of past expenditure the salvation army will and you stale employees ought thanksgiving dinner Tobe Given some Al noon tuesday for the patients the most easygoing in the Faith nursing Home on spokesman was Floyd who Marion Street. The dinner will asserted. To be perfectly be held at the Sah action army honest 1 Haven t looked at the Headquarters. Do your false Teeth drop slip or fall Don t keep worrying whether Roar will come Low at the wrong ome. For More Security Comfort Den Ture on your Den Tures. Pas Teeth holds false Teeth longer. Uitts rating easier More to Gummy gooey mtr dentures that fit Are essential to health. So your Den Tot regularly. Get easy to use. Faste Jeth at All drug counter. In memory in Loving memory of or. Johnny Daniels or. Who departed this life november gone but not forgotten. Sadly missed by wife children Sisters Brothers of mr1 Mary spurs Tio departed this life two years ago november 16, 1971. Beside your grave we some times stand and try so hard to understand. The tears in our eyes we wept but the pain in our hearts is Here to stay. Sometimes its hard Loun de stand Why some things to be. Bui in his wis Dom god has plans beyond our Power to see. Sadly missed by husband Mallee Spears or. Children and grandchildren relatives and friends. Your needs come first we consider our service to Flor ence families to be a full time occupation. We Are devoted to the funeral profession and give thoughtful Complete attention to the needs of every family we serve. 300 South Dargan Street distinctively finer service phone 662-5251

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