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Obituaries

  • Mrs. Hattie H. Bryant-Thompson, 81

    ASHVILLE, NC – Mrs. Hattie Hall Bryant-Thompson, 81, of Ashville, NC, formerly of Chester, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. The funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. at First Nazareth Baptist Church, 146 Pine St., Asheville, NC with Minister Mecha Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery. Hart Funeral Service in Ashville, NC is in charge of arrangements. King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester is in charge of the local announcement.

  • Mrs. Josephine W. Coleman, 93

    CHARLOTTE, NC – Mrs. Josephine Williams Coleman, 93, of 1149 Coleman Dr., Charlotte, NC passed away on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Charlotte, NC.

    The funeral service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Blackrock Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Threatt Sr. officiating and Rev. James Wilson delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

    Viewing will be from 1-7 p.m. on Saturday at King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, SC. The family will receive friends at the home.

  • Mr. James Strong, 67

    CHESTER – Mr. James Strong, 67, of 113 Mill St., Apt. 3, Chester, S.C. passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at his home.

    The funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Chapel of King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, S.C. with Rev. Ronald McClurkin officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.

    Viewing will be held from 9 a.m. until hour of service on Friday at King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, S.C.

  • Mr. William Crain, 87

    CHESTER – Mr. William Crain, 87, of 662 Village Dr., Apt. 9, Chester, S.C. passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at his home.

    The funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct.7, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church with Rev. Ina C. Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday at King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, S.C.

    The family will receive friends at 2353 Dawson Drive, Chester, S.C.

  • Mrs. Betty E. Harrison, 91

    CHAPEL HILL – Betty Elliott Harrison, formerly of Spartanburg, died on Oct. 1, 2016, in Chapel Hill, N.C.

    Betty was born on Dec. 22, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Alexander Elliott of Chester.

    Betty was predeceased by her husband, Miller Hulet Harrison.

    Betty graduated from Chester High School and Limestone College. She did graduate work at Winthrop College and the University of South Carolina. She taught school in Amite, La., Chester and Charlotte.

  • Mr. Woodrow “Book” Lightner, 61

    CHESTER – Mr. Woodrow “Book” Lightner, 61, of 178 Jeter St., Chester, S.C. passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at his home.

    The funeral service will be held on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at 2 p.m. at The Chapel of King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, S.C. with Dr. Bill Stringfellow officiating. Burial will follow in Black Rock Baptist Church.

    Viewing will be from 1 until 7 p.m. on Sunday at King’s Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, S.C.

    The family will receive friends at 102 MLK Dr., Chester, S.C.

  • Mr. Daniel Lee Baker, 45

    Mr. Daniel Lee Baker, 45
    CHESTER – Mr. Daniel Lee Baker, 45, of 628 Lancaster Highway Apt. 341 passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at his home.
    A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Chester First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Brian Howard officiating.
    Born in Springfield, Ohio on Feb. 9, 1971, he was the son of Earl Baker and Betty Grooms Baker. He was a mechanic.

  • Min. Curtis L. Little, 32

    Min. Curtis L. Little, 32
    ROCK HILL – The funeral for Minister Curtis Lenard Little of 1412 Hyacinthia Lane will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at The Well in Rock Hill. The Rev. Maurice Revell will officiate and burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.
    Minister Little, 32, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Rock Hill.
    The family will receive friends at the home.
    Viewing will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester.

  • Mrs. Maggie 'Beedie' McCoy, 67

    Mrs. Maggie 'Beedie' McCoy, 67
    CHESTER – The funeral for Mrs. Maggie P. "Beedie" McCoy of 200 York St. Apt. R-3 will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the chapel of King's Funeral Home. Dr. Bill Stringfellow Jr. will officiate and burial will follow in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Mrs. McCoy, 67, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James E. McCoy, 364 Soft Village Drive, Rock Hill.

  • Col. Philip L. Meek, 95

    Col. Philip L. Meek, 95