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Obituaries

  • Mr. Charles W. Gilmer, 71

    Mr. Charles W. Gilmer, 71
    CHESTER – The funeral for Mr. Charles Wallace Gilmer of 1163 Radcliff Road was held at 2 p.m.  Monday, Dec. 16, at Saluda Street Church of God with the Rev. James Chappell officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
    Mr. Gilmer, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
    Survivors include two sons, Charles and Michael Gilmer, both of Pennsylvania; two brothers, Ronald Eugene Gilmer of North Augusta, S.C. and James "Jay" Gilmer of Clover; and a sister, Doris Black and of Fort Lawn.

  • Mr. Carl Alexander McWaters, 81

    Mr. Carl Alexander McWaters, 81
    CHESTER – Mr. Carl Alexander McWaters, 81, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at his residence.
    The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Barron Funeral Home with Rev. Stan DeGraw, Rev. Melvin Pressley and Rev. Neil Keisler. The interment will be in Chester Memorial Gardens.

  • Mr. Anthony Dwight Stradford, 41

    Mr. Anthony Dwight Stradford, 41
    CHESTER – Mr. Anthony Dwight Stradford, 41, of 135 Pinckney St. died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Chester Regional Medical Center.
    The family will receive friends at the home.
    Arrangements will be announced later by King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester.

  • Ms. Marian L. Tomberlin, 83

    Ms. Marian L. Tomberlin, 83
    LANDO – A graveside service for Ms. Marian L. Tomberlin was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Lando Cemetery with Dr. Richard Harrison officiating.
    Ms. Tomberlin, 83, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at her home.
    Survivors include her children, Wayne Tomberlin of Edgemoor, Sherri Coggins of Lando and Sondra Bennison of Virginia Beach.
    Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel was in charge of arrangements

  • Mrs. Margaret 'Peggy' Weir Bigham, 84

    Mrs. Margaret 'Peggy' Weir Bigham, 84
    CHESTER – Mrs. Margaret "Peggy" Weir Bigham, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Morningside Assisted Living Center in Rock Hill.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Presbyterian Church with Pastor Rick Wheeler officiating. A private family burial will be held at Chester Memorial Gardens.
    The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.

  • Mrs. Annie Bess Foote, 80

    Mrs. Annie Bess Foote, 80

  • Mrs. Lula 'Sis' Eudy Roberts, 92

    Mrs. Lula 'Sis' Eudy Roberts, 92
    GREAT FALLS – Graveside services for Mrs. Lula "Sis" Eudy Roberts were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Zack Williams officiating.
    Mrs. Roberts, 92, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at her home. She was born June 3, 1921.
    Survivors include two sons, James Roberts of Atlanta and Eugene Roberts of Great Falls; and one daughter, Erline R. Bigham of Blackstock.
    Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home, 26 Underwood Ave., Great Falls, was in charge of arrangements.

  • Mrs. Francis Hemphill Robinson, 78

    Mrs. Francis Hemphill Robinson, 78
    CHESTER – Mrs. Francis Hemphill Robinson, 78, of 101 Hope St. passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
    The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Long officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

  • Mr. George W. Banks, 75

    Mr. George W. Banks, 75
    CHESTER – Mr. George W. Banks, 75, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at his residence.
    The funeral was held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Leeds Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Black officiating. The interment was in the church cemetery.

  • Mrs. Mozell Clark, 88

    Mrs. Mozell Clark, 88
    CHESTER – Mrs. Mozell Clark, 88, widower of Talt Clark Jr., died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
    The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Pollard Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Hinson officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
    Born in Bessemer City, N.C. on Dec. 3, 1925, Mrs. Clark was a member of Chester First Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking for her family and yard work. She retired from Johnson Laura Mae Sportswear.