Newberry Observer Obituary Abstracts, Aug - Dec, 1990
abstracted by Edith Greisser
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Mack, James Leroy, 63 years old, of Newberry, husband of Mary Ruth Derrick Mack,  died 11/28/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of John Lee and Farrah Griffin Mack. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

MADELINE- the ghost of Smeltzer Hall, page 1 and 10, Newberry Observer 10/31/1990

Major, Alva Merle, 75 years old, of Chapin, husband of Thelma W. Major, died 18/3/1990. Born in Warrensburg Ill. He was a son of Alva D. and Lavena Tuggle Major. Services were held at Salem United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Marshall, Leo ‘Dike’, 58 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Sylvia Byrd Marshall, died 18/4/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of George and Ola Bell Marshall. Services were held at Fellowship Baptist Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Mason, Norma Jean, see Norma Jean Mason McCARLEY, Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Mathis, Parlee, see Mrs. Parlee Mathis RUTHERFORD, Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Mauldin, Alberta, see Alberta Mauldin ALMOND, Newberry Observer 12/31/1990

Maybin, Mary Louise Douglas Mrs., 38 years old, of Newberry, wife of Talton Maybin Sr., died 11/23/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Margie Benson Douglas and Leroy Douglas. Burial was at Shiloh AME Church Cemetery.  F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/23/1990 & 11/26/1990.

Mayer, Louise, see Mrs. Louise Mayer LIVINGSTON, Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

Mayson, James M. 75 years old, husband of Lizzie Lee Mayson, died 11/27/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Edgefield County he was a son of Jasper J. and Julia Reames Mayson. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Mazza, Alifair Weatherford Mrs., 73 years old, of Newberry, wife of Louis F. Mazza, died 8/2/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Darlington County she was a daughter of  Leon D. and Shanie Bailey Weatherford. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

McAdams, Betty Jean, see Mrs. Betty Jean Johnson ATKINSON, Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

McCarthy, Nesbert, see Mrs. Nesbert McCarthy DEVORE, Newberry Observer 9/21/1990

McCarthy, Nesbert, see Mrs. Nesbert McCarthy DEVORE, Newberry Observer 9/21//1990

McClemore, Ruby Leona Bush Mrs., of Lexington, died 9/24/1990. Born in Richland County she was a daughter of David C. and Addy T. Reeves Bush. Burial was in Southland Memorial Gardens. Thompson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/26/1990

McClure, Katie, see Mrs. Katie McClure LAWRENCE, Newberry Observer 10/15/1990

McCoig, Cecil H., 62 years old, of Clinton, husband of Martha C. McCoig, died 12/5/1990. Born in Laurens County he was a son of Benjamin Harrison and Leona Lancaster McCoig. Burial was in Pinelawn Memory Gardens. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/7/1990

McDonald, Emma Mae Summer Mrs., 83 years old, of Greenwood, widow of William Manley McDonald, died  9/21/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James Perry and Elizabeth Johnson Summer. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery. Blyth Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

McIver, Leila Honeycutt Mrs., 79 years old, of Greer, formerly of Rock Hill, widow of John D. McIver, died 12/15/1990. Born in Anderson she was a daughter of John L. and Susan Wood Honeycutt. Burial was in Laurelwood Cemetery of Rock Hill. Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

McMeekin, Thelma Bishop Mrs., 78 years old, widow of J. D. McMeekin, died 11/1/1990 at her home in Newberry. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Charlie O. and Anna Fulmer Bishop. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/5/1990

Means, Quenby M., 60 years old, of Columbia, died 12/5/1990. Palmer Memorial Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/7/1990

Measamer, Judith Ann Gilliam Mrs., 51 years old, of Whitmire, wife of Thomas G. Measemer, died 8/17/1990. Born in Whitmire she was a daughter of Myra Felker Gilliam and Harold Berley Gilliam. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/17/1990

Meggett, Amos, 78 years old, of Clinton, died 9/6/1990 at the Lexington Medical Center in Lexington SC. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Elliott and Maggie Mayers Meggett.  Services were held at Providence AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/7//1990 & 9/10/1990

Melton, Lenore Mrs., see Mrs. Lenore Melton CLAMP, Newberry Observer 11/2/1990

Mendenhall, Carrie Sanders, a tribute with picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/26/1990

Metts, Daniel Cecil, 74 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Margaret Quattlebaum Metts, died 11/26/1990 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Daniel Rufus and Mary Shealy Metts. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Meyers, Robert Meredith 66 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Beverley Fellers Meyers  died 8/20/1990 at St. Joseph Hospital of Atlanta Georgia. Born in Lewistown Penna., he was a son of Meredith M. and Margaret O’Sullivan Meyers. Burial was in Newberry memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990 & 8/22/1990

Miller, Birdie Mrs. celebrated her 100th birthday, page 2, Newberry Observer 11/21/1990

Miller, Maude Williams Mrs., 75 years old, wife of Oscar Lee Coleman, died 12/21/1990 at Laurens Health Care Center in Laurens SC. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Mrs. Lade Williams. Burial was in Mount Olive AME Church Cemetery.  F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/24/1990 & 12/26/1990

Mills, Dora Jessie Mrs., daughter of Tom and Mamie Murrell, died 11/6/1990 at her home in Prosperity SC. She was born in Blakely, Early County Georgia.  Burial was in Green Cemetery, Early County Georgia. Meadow Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/7/1990

Mitchell, Emma Lou, see Mrs. Emma Lou KINGCADE, Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

Mobley, Calvin of Saluda, husband of Annie M. Mobley, died 10/8/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Lawrence and Delhia Mobley. Services were at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Butler Funeral Home in Saluda was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/10/1990

Monts, Dalene H. Mrs., 79 years old, widow of Claude E. Monts, died 11/23/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Little Mountain she was a daughter of Lenora Swittenberg.  Burial was in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/26/1990

Moore, Emma, see Emma Moore SUMMERS. Newberry Observer 10/8/1990

Morris, Herman and Florence (Bowers) celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on 12/16/1990, page 2 with picture, Newberry Observer 12/10/1990

Morris, Sadie, see Mrs. Sadie Morris KNOX, Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Morris, Sara, see Mrs. Sara Morris TURBEVILLE, Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Morse, Charles Franklin Sr., 63 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Joyce Bowers Morse, died 8/27/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Joseph William and Beulah Livingston Morse. Burial was at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/29/1990

Motes, Sarah, see Mrs. Sarah Motes HENSLEY, Newberry Observer 8/8/1990

Murray, Faye, see Mrs. Faye Murray GRAY, Newberry Observer 10/15/1990

Murrell, Dora Jessie, see Dora Jessie MILLS, Newberry Observer 11/7/1990

Neblett, Otis Duncan, 69 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Faye S. Kinard Neblett, died 11/17/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Clarksville TN he was a son of Johnnie L. and Moni Mae Mackens Neblett. Burial was in Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/19/1990

Nellums, Naomi, see Mrs. Naomi JACKSON, Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

NEWBERRY COLLEGE -  LANGFORD Communications Center dedicated, page 1, Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Nichols, Sara Kinard Mrs., 78 years old, wife of J. S. Nichols died 8/22/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Wilbur and Ada Wilson Kinard. Burial was in Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/22/1990

Nix, Levis, see Mrs. Levis N. BROADWAY, Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Norris, Ruth Graham Mrs., 78 years old, of Newberry, wife of Claude Norris, died 8/19/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry she was a daughter to Oscar and Lucy Hentz Graham. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

O’Dell, Roberta Mrs., see Mrs. Roberta O’Dell TEMPLETON, Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Ogletree, Jack W., 68 years old, of Huntsville Alabama, husband of Margaret Jeter Ogletree, died 10/25/1990 in a Huntsville Hospital. Born in Greensboro he was a son of Andrew and Edith Ogletree. Burial was at Kelly’s Chapel Cemetery near Carlisle. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/29/1990

Oswald, Grace Senn Mrs., 72 years old, wife of Grover A. Oswald, died 12/27/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of J. Claude and Eula McWhirter Senn. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Oxner, Asa Calvin, 85 years old, husband to Eve Lee Fowler Oxner, died 11/13/1990 at a Florence hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Malcolm T. and Lilla Baker Oxner. He was married first to the late Kate Holcombe Oxner. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/14/1990

Oxner, Jessie Mrs., celebrated her 89th birthday, page 3, picture, Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Paysinger, Margaret Dr. Miss, Professor Emeritus of Newberry College, page 1, Newberry Observer 12/19/1990; page 2, picture, Newberry Observer 12/21/1990

Pember, Phoebe Yates Levy, her story during the Civil War, page 2, Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Perry, Miriam, see Mrs. Miriam P. SLICE, Newberry Observer 8/24/1990

Phail, Mary Leopard Mrs., 80 years old, of Olar, widow of Drayton Henry Phail, died 8/23/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Ephraim and Rhoda Butler Leopard. Services were held at Olar First Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 8/27/1990

Phillips, Peggy, see Mrs. Peggy Phillips JENNINGS, Newberry Observer 9/12//1990

Pomaria Highschool  Class of 1955- reunion, picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/10/1990

Poste, Donald E., 74 years old, of Newberry died 9/3/1990. Born in Mount Morris NY he was a son of Edward Baxter and Sharah Ward Poste. Services were held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Newberry. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/3/1990 & 9/5/1990

Powell, Mary Ella, see Mrs. Mary Ella Powell BRANTLEY, Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Prather, Janie C. Mrs., of Whitmire, widow of Fred A. Prather, died 11/15/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Morris Paul and Lucy Estelle Crooker Connor. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 11/19/1990

Price, James Olon ‘Slim’, 76, died 8/30/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenville he was a son of Sidney L. and Saloma Rivers Price. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/13/1990

Price, Sam Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, page 2, Newberry Observer 8/17/1990

Pringer, Ollie B. Mrs. celebrated her 100th birthday, picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 10/1/1990

PROSPERITY Highschool Class of 1940 held a reunion – page 3, picture, Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Pruitt, Nancy, see Mrs. Nancy Pruitt STOCKMAN, Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Putnam, Nancy Jones Mrs., 92 years old, formerly of Laurens, died 8/9/1990 at Bailey Nursing Home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Dantzler Hawkins and Mary Sarah Boozer Stillwell. Since her two sons had the sur-name of Jones she must have been married to a Mr. Jones and a Mr. Putnam. Burial was at Liberty Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Cross Hill. Newberry Observer 8/13/1990

Putnam, Sylvia Bouknight Mrs., 68 years old, of South Boston Mass. widow of Charles Putnam, died 9/21/1990 in South Boston. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Claude and Bell Bouknight. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in South Boston. O’Brien’s Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/26/1990

Ramsey, Iris, see Iris Ramsey RENELT, Newberry Observer 10/22/1990

Rawls, Herman Clinard Sr., 79 years old, of Lowman Home in White Rock, died 8/4/1990. Born in Blythewood he was a son of Leonidas Ray and Minnie Belle Rudisill Rawls. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Reed, Estelle, see Mrs. Estelle Reed JACKSON, Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Reed, Mabel Rector Mrs., 91 years old, widow of Sam Reed, died 10/27/1990 at Brian Center in Columbia. Born in Marshall NC she was a daughter of William L. and Elvira Marlor Reed. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/29/1990

Reed, Sarah Glaspy Mrs., 62 years old, of Prosperity, wife of Harold W. Reed, died 8/17/1990. Born in Burlington NC she was a daughter of George C. and Sarah Louise Pate Glaspy. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Reid, Calvin C. Jr., 62 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Frances Hunnicutt Reid, died 11/11/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of Calvin C. Sr. and Eva Mae Trammell Reid. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Renelt, Iris Ramsey Mrs., 60 years old, of Fort Walton Beach Florida, widow of Col. Walter A. Renelt, died 10/14/1990 at her home. Born in Whitmire SC she was moved from Dayton Ohio in 1968 to Florida. Burial was in Arlington National Cemetery. Little Chapel Funeral Home in Fort Walton Florida was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/22/1990

Renwick, Marcellus A. Jr., 89 years old, died 10/6/1990 at the Lowman Home in White Rock. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Dr. M. A. Renwick and Kittie Jones Renwick. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/8/1990

Rhodes, Tina Darby Ms., 43 years old, of Ninety-Six, died 11/2/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Ray D. and Mable Hunter Darby. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Richards, Nannie Lee Young Mrs., 85 years old, of Health Springs, widow of Abram Jones Richards, died 10/5/1990. Born in Prosperity she was a daughter of B. Thompson and Alma Nates Young. Services were held at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. Newberry Observer 10/8/1990

Richardson, Ben G. ‘Jerry’ 63 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Inez Counts Richardson, died 11/3/1990 at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia. Born in Pomaria he was a son of George H. and Rosalie Stockman Richardson.  Burial was in Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Rickel, Regina, see Mrs. Regina Rickel TOWNSEND, Newberry Observer 11/16/1990

Riebe, Jonathan returned home to Newberry on 8/24/1990. He was 21 months old and underwent major heart surgery at Children’s Hospital in Phila. on 6/21/1990. Newberry Observer 8/29/1990

Rikard, Margaret Elizabeth, see Margaret Elizabeth Rikard CLOUGH, Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Rinehart, Izell, see Izell BEAMAN, Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Ringer, Allie B. Mrs., celebrated her 100th birthday, picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 10/12/1990

Roberts, Winthrop Coleman, 85 years old, of Kershaw, widower of Bessie Sullivan Roberts, died 8/2/1990. Born in Kershaw he was a son of Robert Nelson and Nannie Gardner Roberts. Burial was in Kershaw City Cemetery. Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Robertson, Reba Carter Mrs., 70 years old, of Columbia, widow of Major Ervin E. Robertson died 9/7/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of George E. and Mary Fulmer Carter. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/7//1990

Rodgers, Elliott Ellen, see Mrs. Elliott Ellen Rodgers CROMER, Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

Rogers, Helen, see Mrs. Helen Rogers HUGHES, Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Rollins, Charles Rex, 74 years old, of Saluda, husband of Lois Buffington Bedenbaugh Rollins, died 10/17/1990. Born in Laconia NH, he was a son of Carlton E. and Ethel Tucker Rollins. Services were at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery. Ramey Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/19/1990

Rollins, Connie Mae, see Ms. Connie Mae Rollins GILLIAM, Newberry Observer 11/16/1990 & 11/19/1990; Defense gets underway in trial, page 1, 13, Newberry Observer 8/30/1991; her husband is convicted of voluntary manslaughter, sentenced to 30 years in prison, page 1, picture, Newberry Observer 9/2/1991

Roof, Nell, see Nell Roof KNIGHT, Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Ross, Ruby Lee Stone Mrs., 85 years old, of Greer, widow of David John Ross, died 12/25/1990 at her home. Born in Laurens County she was a daughter of Enoch Clemett and Kittie Lee Fuller Stone. Burial was in Washington Baptist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Rowe, Eloise, see Mrs. Eloise Rowe HAMMOND, Newberry Observer 12/14/1990

Rowe, Gregg, 66 years old, of Belton, husband of Virginia S. Rowe, died 12/15/1990. Burial was in Oak Brook Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

Ruff, Alonzo Walter, ‘Bakey’, 47 years old, of Newberry died 12/5/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Thomas Jones ‘T.J.’ Ruff and Juanita Moon Ruff. Services were at St. mary AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Pages 1, 14, Newberry Observer 12/7/1990

Ruff, Elizabeth Stoudemire Mrs., 67 years old, of Newberry, wife of Ernest Ruff Sr., died 11/28/1990 at Lexington Medical Center. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of George and Eva Cannon Stoudemire. Burial was in Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/28/1990 & 11/30/1990

Ruff, Magnolia Sims, 9/19/1990 – 7/17/1989 a tribute, picture, page 3, Newberry Observer 9/19/1990

Ruff, Ray L. Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, page 2, picture, Newberry Observer 12/21/1990

Rutherford, Mary Lizzie Alston, died 12/3/1975, a tribute with picture, page 3, Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Rutherford, Parlee Mathis Mrs., 76 years old, died 10/16/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Will and Mrs. Carrie Tobe Mathis. Burial was in Felloeship Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/17/1990 & 10/19/1990

Sanders, James F., 71 years old, of Silverstreet, widower of Gertrude P. Sanders, died 10/16/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John and Lillie Davenport Sanders. Burial was at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Sanders, John T. Jr., 69 years old, of Newberry, died 10/9/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John T. Sanders Sr. and Mennie Caldwell Sanders. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/10/1990

Sanford, Virginia ‘Ruby’ H. Mrs., 64 years old, of Prosperity, wife of Thomas G. ‘Jerry Sanford, died 9/23/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Union she was a daughter of Henry and Janie Raines Hawkins. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Schaffer, Otis Winfield, 68 years old, of Ruffin SC, husband of Audrey Emily Schaffer, died 12/8/1990. Born in Hampton County he was a son of Christopher and Ivy Lane Schaffer. Burial was in Schaffer Cemetery. Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home, Chapel of Hampton was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/10/1990

School Districts for Newberry accompanied by maps page 13, Newberry Observer 8/22/1990

Schuford, Eunice Kinard Mrs., 73 years old, of Anderson, widow of Henry G. Schuford, died 8/22/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of O. L. and Mallie Lee Wicker Kinard. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/24/1990

Schumpert, J. E., 90 years old, of Gaffney, widower of Ellen Sparks Schumpert, died 8/4/1990. Born in Saluda he was a son of Thomas and Emma Hipp Schumpert. Services were at Draytonville Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Scott, June Mrs., see June K. Scott DILLON, Newberry Observer 11/2/1990

Sease, George Andrew, 78 years old, of Hartsville, husband of Mary D. Sease, died 9/15/1990. Born in Prosperity he was a son of John Adam and Polly Aurelia Stoudenmire Sease. Burial was in Florence National Cemetery. Brown Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/17//1990

Senn, Grace, see Mrs. Grace Senn OSWALD, Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Sessoms, G. Rufus, 75 years old, of Newberry died 9/9/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was husband of Ethel Johnson Sessoms. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/10//1990

Seyfert, Mable Williams Mrs., of Columbia, widow of John Seyfert, died 10/28/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of Henry and Virginia Axson Williams. Burial was at Live Oak Memorial Gardens of Charleston. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/31/1990

Shealy, C. A. Mayor of Newberry is seeking a seventh term, page 1, Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Shealy, Ernest Gary ‘Bill’ of Batesburg, husband of Byrd Price Shealy, died 7/30/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Henry Shelton and Carrie Reynolds Shealy. Burial was in Christ the Good Shepherd Mausoleum in Ridge Crest Memorial Park. Barr-Price Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/1/1990

Shealy, Felisha Dawn, 1 week old, daughter of Vaughn Pierce and Pamela Renee Rogers Shealy, died 8/18/1990. She was born in Greenwood. Services were held at Clydes Chapel Southern Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Shealy, Hugh O., 75 years old, widower of Virginia B. Shealy, died 10/15/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Simon and Pearl Shealy. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Shealy, Katie, see Mrs. Katie Shealy BUCHANAN, Newberry Observer 11/14/1990

Shealy, Samuel Adam, 77 years old, of Columbia, husband of Reba Faust Shealy died 10/12/1990. Born in Newberry county he was a son of Charles Edward and Melissa Frick Shealy. Burial was at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 10/15/1990

Sheppard, Frederick Jr., 38 years old, of Waterbury Conn., died 10/28/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Frederick and Dillie Butler Sheppard. Services were held at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Saluda. Newberry Observer 11/5/1990

Sherwood, Donald E., 62 years old, of Chapin, husband of Betty Thompson Sherwood, died 9/16/1990. Born in Dayton Ohio he was a son of Harry Eal and Fairh McGrew Sherwood. Burial was in Bush River Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. Newberry Observer 9/19//1990

Singley, Helen Ms., 74 years old, of Baltimore MD, died 11/23/1990 in Saluda County. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Ernest and Ora Bell Hubert Singley. Burial was in Arbutus Memorial Park Cemetery in Baltimore MD. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/23/1990

Singley, James D., 69 years old, of Irmo, died 8/7/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of James Earl and Carrie Bell Singley. Burial was in Lexington Memorial Cemetery. Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/8/1990

Singley, Mamie B. Mrs., 95 years old, of Prosperity, widow of Sam Singley, died 12/25/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Dave and Anna Bobo. Burial was in Hannah AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/26/1990 & 12/28/1990

Slice, Miriam P. Mrs., 84 years old, widow of George A. Slice, died 8/24/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Thomas Bacon and Janie Corley Perry. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/24/1990

Sligh, Cornelius, 82 years old, of Newberry, widower of Hattie Kinard Sligh, died 9/1/1990 at Winston Salem NC. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Hamp and Sallie Mae Sligh. Burial was at Pleasant Grove AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/5//1990

Sligh, Elizabeth O’Dell Mrs., ties a yellow ribbon around a lamp post in memory of her grandson Mark C. Caldwell of Chester, who is a Sgt. in the Persian Gulf. Page 4, Newberry Observer 8/27/1990

Sloan, Walter Thomas ‘Dub’ of Columbia, husband of Louise King Sloan, died 9/16/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of John D. and Mae Miller Sloan. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 9/19/1990

Sloan, Walter Thomas ‘Dub’ Sloan, husband of Louise King Sloan, died 9/16/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of John D. and Mae Miller Sloan. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 9/19//1990

Smith, Carl Benson, 75 years old, of Laurens, husband of Mary League Smith, died 12/18/1990 in Laurens County Hospital. Born in Greenville he was a son of Furman Lee and Haskell Kilgore Smith. Burial was in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/21/1990

Smith, Edna Earl Morgan Mrs. , 77 years old, of Columbia, wife of Charles W. Smith Sr.,  died 12/14/1990. Born in Greenville Alabama she was a daughter of Earl Eugene and Sallie Lou Holder Smith. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

Smith, Frances Minette Miss, 75 years old, of Sumter, died 9/17/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Rev. Gobe and Minette Graham Smith. Burial was at Mizpah United Methodist Church Cemetery. Cooner Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/19/1990

Smith, Frances Minette Miss, 75 years old, of Sumter, died 9/17/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Rev. Gobe and Minette Graham Smith. Burial was at Mizpah United Methodist Church Cemetery. Cooner Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/19//1990

Smith, Patience Thornberg Mrs., 71 years old, widow of Jones Smith, died 12/23/1990. She was born in Denham KY. Services were at Pineview Baptist Church of Blythewood. Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

Smith, Phyllis L. Trapp Mrs., of Columbia, wife of Howard Smith, died 9/16/1990. Born in Jersey City NJ she was a daughter of Louise Young Trapp and James Wade Trapp. Services were at Pine Grove AME Church. Newberry Observer 9/21/1990

Smoak, Viola, see Viola Smoak LIVINGSTON, Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Snelgrove, Bessie Lee Derrick Mrs., 89 years old, of Leesville, wife for 68 years to H. Arthur Snelgrove,   died 12/26/1990. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of John Henry ‘Pete’ and Lizzie Taylor Derrick. Services were held at Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church. Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Spearman, Ellen DeHihns Mrs., 93 years old, widow of David C. ‘Doc’ Spearman, died 9/19/1990 at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John Charles and Nannie Adams DeHihns. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/21//1990

Spearman, Lillian, see Mrs. Lillian Spearman LEAKS, Newberry Observer 9/7//1990

Spotts, Kenneth Wayne, 47 years old, has died. Born in Newberry County he was a son of George Johnston and Margaret Lorraine Proctor Spotts. Burial was in Olympia Cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/31/1990

Stanley, Carolyn, see Mrs. Carolyn CURRY, Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Stanley, William Wallace Sr., 62 years old, of Columbia, husband of Dorothy Willene Sharpe Stanley,  died 8/31/1990. Born in Columbia he was a son of Winston Corbett and Virginia Idella Johnson Stanley. Burial was in Southland Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Stephens, Nezzie, see Mrs. Nezzie S. HAIR, Newberry Observer 9/7//1990

Stillwell, Nancy, see Nancy Jones PUTNAM, Newberry Observer 8/13/1990

Stockman, Nancy ‘Jo-Jo’ Pruitt Mrs., 57 years old, of Clinton, wife of Gene Stockman, died 8/17/1990. Born in Whitmire she was a daughter of Samuel and Inez Mahaffey Pruitt. Burial was at Pinelawn Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Stone, Alvin B., 71 years old, of Clinton, died 12/29/1990. Born in Clinton he was a son of Abner B. and Beulah Jacks Stone. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery in Clinton. Newberry Observer 12/31/1990

Stone, Ruby Lee, see Mrs. Ruby Lee Stone ROSS, Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Stone, Ruth Kibler Mrs., 88 years old, of Newberry, widow of John A. Stone, died 8/11/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Will and Lavinia Ruff Kibler. Burial was at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/13/1990

Storey, Marvin B. ‘Buck’ Jr., 52 years old, of Workman-Kelly Road, Chappells, husband of Virginia Scurry Storey, died 11/23/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of M. B. Buster Sr. and Eula Trotter Storey. Burial was in Chappells Baptist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 11/26/1990

Stoudemire, Albert C., 71 years old, of Chapin, husband of Dot S. Stoudemire, died 10/2/1990 at his home. Born in Peak he was a son of Robert J. and Mittie Irene Lindler Stoudemire. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/3/1990

Stoudemire, Elizabeth, see Mrs. Elizabeth Stoudemire RUFF, Newberry Observer 11/28/1990 & 11/30/1990

Stoudemire, Tommie, see Mrs. Tommie Stoudemire CREASON, Newberry Observer 11/5/1990

Stribble, Clarence Alvin, 63 years old, husband of Martha DeLoache Stribble, died 12/27/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Mamie Lee Leopard and O. S. ‘Bunk’ Stribble. Burial was in Cannon Creek Prosperity ARP Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Stroud, James David Sr., 84 years old, of Whitmire, died 8/19/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Wadesboro NC he was a son of James Thomas and Adeline Bennett Stroud.  Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Stuck, Bertha Boozer Mrs., 56 years old, wife of Fred Lee Stuck Jr., died 8/20/1990. Born in Saluda she was a daughter of George and Pearlie Morris Boozer. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Columbia. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/22/1990

Suber, Willalandas, 71 years old, of Washington DC, widower of Bessie Loving Suber, died 9/4/1990 at Howard University Hospital, Washington DC. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Eddie Sr. and Julia Swindler Suber. Burial was in Washington DC. McGuire Funeral Services were in charge. Newberry Observer 9/5//1990 & 9/7/1990

Summer, Emma Mae, see Emma Mae Summer McDONALD, Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Summer, Ruby, see Ruby Summer GRAHAM, Newberry Observer 12/14/1990

Summers, Emma Moore Mrs., 90 years old, of Durham NC, wife of George Boyd Summers, died 10/6/1990 at Durham County General Hospital. Born in Stem NC she was a daughter of Henry Flavius and Luetta Clark Moore. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Hall-Wynne Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/8/1990

Swittenberg, Dalene, see Mrs. Dalene H. MONTS, Newberry Observer 11/26/1990

Swittenberg, William David Jr., 62 years old, of Columbia, husband of Fae Lindler Swittenberg, died 10/24/1990. Born in Little Mountain he was a son of Mrs. Eva Cannon Swittenberg.  Burial was in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/26/1990

Tankersley, Maggie, see Mrs. Maggie E. KNIGHT, Newberry Observer 9/17//1990

Tate, Dale W., Chief Warrant Officer, formerly of Spokane Washington, husband of Diann Murphy Tate died 7/28/1990 at Vanderbilt Medical Ceneter in Nashville TN. Born 2/22/1945 in Spokane Washington he was a son of D. W. Tate. Burial was in Shilo Cemetery. Atchley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Taylor, Charles F. Sr., 49 years old, of Chapin, husband of Nancy Mason Taylor, died 10/25/1990. Born in Fredericksburg Va., he was a son of Hiram J. and Bertha Samuels Taylor. Burial was at Bush River Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 10/29/1990

Taylor, Eula Mae Boozer Mrs., formerly of Newberry, widow of B. Ira Taylor died 8/24/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Daniel Forrest and Viola Morris Boozer. Burial was at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/24/1990

Taylor, John W., 75 years old, of Newberry, husband of Evelyn Singley Taylor, died 12/29/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry he was a son of Robert C. and Cora Frazier Taylor. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/31/1990

Templeton, Roberta O’Dell Mrs., 78 years old, of Joanna, widow of Roy L. Templeton, died 11/30/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Willie O’Dell and Jeff O’Dell. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home, of Clinton was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Templeton, William M., 62 years old, of Rock Hill, husband of Lucille Childers Templeton, died 8/31/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of John and Susan Templeton. Burial was in Forest Hills Cemetery. Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Thomas, Curtis Lee, 47 years old, of Columbia died 11/9/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John Henry and Vivian Robinson Thomas. Burial was in Lincoln Cemetery. Leevy’s Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/14/1990

Thomas, Harry Johnney ‘Jacky Thomas’ Jr., 52 years old, of Ulmer, husband of Joey Reeves Thomas, died 11/19/1990. Born in Ulmer he was a son of Sarah Griffin Thomas and Harry Thomas. Services were held at Salkehatchie Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 11/21/1990

Thomasson, Maggie, see Mrs. Maggie Thomasson HARTLEY, Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

Thompson, Thelma Wehunt Banks Mrs., 66 years old, of Joanna, died 9/22/1990 at the Baptist Medical Center. Born in Joanna, she was a daughter of Ernest and Bertha Russell Wehunt. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Thornberg, Patricia, see Mrs. Patricia Thornberg SMITH, Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

Timmerman, Miriam Williams Mrs., 78 years old, of Greenwood, wife of Marvin W. Timmerman, died 11/9/1990 at her home. Born in Greenwood County she was a daughter of James Lewis and Pearle Harling Williams. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Blyth Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Timmons, Bertie, see Bertie F. JOHNSON, Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Townsend, Regina Rickel Mrs., 41 years old, of St. Louis MO., died 11/15/1990. She was a daughter of Addie Wright Rickel and Clifford Rickel. Burial was at Southland Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 11/16/1990

Trammell, Luther ‘Luke’, 81 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Lillian Robertson Trammell, died 12/18/1990 at Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. Born in Buffalo NY he was a son of John and Cora Lawhorn Trammell. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/19/1990

Trapp, Phyllis, see Mrs. Phyllis Trapp SMITH, Newberry Observer 9/21//1990

Tucker, Edith ‘Toot’ DeWalt Mrs., 58 years old, of Newberry, died 8/6/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Dennis and Annie Williams DeWalt. Burial was in Pleasant Grove AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/8/1990

Turbeville, Sara Morris Mrs., 74 years old, of Columbia, wife of Harold L. Turbeville, died 12/1/1990. Born in Prosperity she was a daughter of Jerome H. and Myrtle R. Morris. Burial was in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Turley, Narvis Graham Mrs., 46 years old, of Irvington NJ, wife of Leonard Turley, died 8/16/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Carrie Williams Graham and A. J. Graham. Burial was in Pleasant Grove AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Turner, Ethel Glenn Mrs. was killed 9/1/1990 in a car accident, page 1. She lived in Newberry, the widow of George Turner. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of George and Ella Henderson Glenn. Burial was at Mount Olive AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Turner, Mary Long Mrs. celebrated her 86th birthday, picture on page 3, Newberry Observer 8/10/1990

Turner, Ruby L. Bradshaw Mrs., 66 years old, of Eastover, wife of Allen J. Turner, died 10/13/1990. Born in Rockingham NC she was a daughter of Reuben and Mary Powell Bradshaw. Burial was at Florence County Memorial Gardens. Cain Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Ulmer, Betty Crout Mrs., widow of Harry Eugene Ulmer Jr., of Columbia, died 9/30/1990. Born in Columbia she was a daughter of Velma O. Manley Crout and John Huey Crout. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine St. Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/1/1990

Vise, Boyce Malcolm, 90 years old, of Chapin, husband of Lunette Kirby Vise, died 12/1/1990. Born in Union, he was a son of Alexander Nesbitt and Della Bedenbaugh Vise. Burial was in Dutch Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/3/1990

Wages, Marie Mrs., see Mrs. Marie Dickert HILL, Newberry Observer 9/28/1990

Waites, Annie Mae Mrs. celebrated her 80th birthday, page 2, picture, Newberry Observer 11/2/1990

Watts, William Levi Sr., 79 years old, of Newberry died 10/10/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Chester he was a son of George Ernest and Sally Sprouse Watts. He was married first to Nellie Moss Watts and second to Elizabeth Driggers Watts, both deceased. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/10/1990

Weatherford, Alifair, see Mrs. Alifair Weatherford MAZZA, Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Weathers, Matthew Evans Sr., 65 years old, of Laurens, husband of Frances Cathcartt Weathers, died 10/22/1990. Born in Laurens he was a son of Dessie Young and Cordia Byrd Weathers. Burial was at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Newberry Observer 10/24/1990

Wehunt, Thelma, see Thelma Wehunt Banks THOMPSON, Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Welborn, Ruth Cooper Mrs., 67 years old, of Cheraw, wife of Gene Welborn, died 7/31/1990. Born in Laurens she was a daughter of John T. and Lillie Elizabeth Carroll Cooper. Burial was at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 8/3/1990

Werts, Henry L. ‘Johnny’, 92 years old, of Newberry, husband of Gladys Epting Werts, died 9/24/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of G. Paul and Josephine Livingston Werts. He was a machinist for the Newberry Mills and a pitcher with the Boston Braves. Burial was at St. paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Pages 1,8, Newberry Observer 9/24/1990

Wertz, Thomas Milton ‘Tobe’, 84 years old, of Newberry, husband of Sallie Harris Wertz, died 8/3/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Henry and Hattie Lake Wertz. Services were at Brown Chapel AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/6/1990

West, Julette, see Mrs. Julette West LEAVELL, Newberry Observer 10/3/1990

West, R. C. 54 years old, of Hertord NC, formerly of Newberry, husband of Jamie C. West, died 12/12/1990 in Seattle Washington. Born in Newberry he was a son of Gertie West Donald and J. B. West. Newberry Observer 12/14/1990

Wheeler, Emma Bookman Mrs., 81 years old, of Prosperity, wife of Snowden Wheeler, died 12/22/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Lemuel and Ella Thompson Bookman. Burial was in Mount Moriah AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/24/1990 & 12/26/1990

Wheeler, Pearl Bouknight Mrs., 84 years old, widow of John Frank Wheeler, died 12/12/1990 at Bonaire Georgia. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of Edward W. and Alice Bickley Bouknight. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/12/1990 & 12/14/1990

Whetstone, Alice Knotts Mrs., 87 years old of Salley SC, widow of Owens Alderman Whetstone, died 8/24/1990. Born in Aiken County she was a daughter of Mike Kittrell and Celeste Irene Amaker Knotts. Services were held at Clinton United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 8/27/1990

White, Jon Reginald ‘Reggie’ Sr., 32 years old, husband of Lucy Elizabeth Abercrombie White, died 9/30/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Charles Robert ‘Bob’ and Annie Eugenia Nicholson White. Burial was in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 10/3/1990

Whitmire history, PAGE 1, Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

WICKER  Family Reunion – descendants of John P. and Lula K. Wicker, page 2, Newberry Observer 10/15/1990

Wicker, Julian E. of Knoxville TN, husband of Virginia Wicker, died 8/20/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of Pettus M. and Minnie McCullough Wicker. Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, Knoxville TN was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/22/1990

Wicker, Nolan C., 84 years old, of Pomaria, widower of Mary G. Wicker, died 12/7/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria he was a son of George A.C. and Alberta W. Wicker. Burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/10/1990

Wicker, Walter Eugene, 74 years old, of Little Mountain, husband of Kathryn Bowers Wicker, died 10/15/1990 at his home. Born in Pomaria he was a son of Colie and Mattie Mae Crumpton Wicker. Burial was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/17/1990

Wilbanks, Fred, a Whitmire Town Councilman, was badly burned in a car fire at his home 10/16/1990, page 1, Newberry Observer 10/17/1990; He died 10/20/1990. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/22/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of Perry and Fannie Brannon Wilbanks. He was husband of Inez Prince Wilbanks. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 10/22/1990

Wilbanks, Minnie Frost Mrs., 81 years old, of Whitmire, widow of Lounges Wilbanks, died 12/21/1990. Born in Handcock TN she was a daughter of George and Lucy Minor Frost. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/24/1990

Wilbanks, Terrell Lee Sr., 33 years old, of Buffalo, widower of Nancy Ann Hyler Wilbanks, died 12/23/1990. Born in Union he was a son of Peggy Plemmons Gregory. Burial was in Putnam Baptist Church Cemetery. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home of Union was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/26/1990

Wilkinson, Iva, see Iva Wilkinson BOLIN, Newberry Observer 11/2/1990

Williams, Curtis, 62 years old, of Prosperity died 8/13/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John Henry and Mrs. Maggie Williams. Burial was in Oak Grove Presbyterian Church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/13/1990 & 8/15/1990

Williams, Jessie Lee, see Mrs. Jessie Lee Williams LINDSAY, Newberry Observer 8/20/1990

Williams, Mable, see Mable Williams SEYFERT Newberry Observer 10/31/1990

Williams, Maude, see Mrs. Maude Williams MILLER, Newberry Observer 12/24/1990

Williams, Miriam, see Miriam Williams TIMMERMAN, Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Williams, Thelma H. Mrs. 66 years old, of Newberry, wife of Joel B. Williams, died 9/15/1990 at Greenbrook Manor in Greenwood. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Daisy Berry Hinson and Clarence E. ‘Handy’ Hancock. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 9/17//1990

Williamson, Elder Margaret F., see Elder Margaret F. JONES, Newberry Observer 10/5/1990

Williamson, Frank, 66 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Dorothy ‘Dot’ Misteller Williamson, died 9/1/1990. Born in Cocke County TN he was a son of Reuben and Emiline Ellison Williamson. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 9/3/1990

Willis, Claude E. ‘Butch’, 61 years old, of Marietta Ga., husband of Jessica Lovelace Willis, died 12/13/1990 at the VA Hospital in Marietta. Born in Newberry he was a son of Claude E. and Ruth Sanders Willis. Burial was in Kennesaw Memorial Park. Hay Gantt Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/19/1990

Wilson, Elizabeth Bowen Mrs., 77 years old, of Winnsboro, widow of James W. Wilson, died 9/2/1990. Born in Kershaw County she was a daughter of Will and Minnie Evans Bowen. Burial was in Royal Pines Memorial Cemetery. Newberry Observer 9/5//1990

Wilson, Istalena Mrs. wife of A. J. Wilson Sr., celebrated her 95th birthday, picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 12/28/1990

Wilson, Lillie Mae, see Mrs. Lillie Mae Wilson BROWN, Newberry Observer 8/13/1990

Wilson, Marion Jones Mrs., 94 years old, widow of Hope B. Wilson, died at the SC Episcopal Home in Still Hopes on 12/6/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Samuel Burton and Mary Frances Holbrook Jones.  Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge, pages 1, 4, 14, Newberry Observer 12/7/1990

Wilson, Martha Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ celebrated her 90th birthday, picture on page 3, Newberry Observer 8/15/1990

Wilson, Rodney O’Neal, 22 years old, died 10/2/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of Virginia Ann Taylor Wilson and Olin DeWitt Wilson. His step-father was Wayne C. Stone. Services were in Oak Grove Baptist Church in Eastover. Newberry Observer 10/5/1990

Wilson, T. J., an accounting of his life as a young boy during the Civil War, first written in 1917, page 2, Newberry Observer 10/15/1990

Wilson, Willie G. ‘Jack’ of Washington DC, husband of Barbara Genovia Williams Wilson, died 11/29/1990 in Washington DC. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Giles and Leila Kinards Wilson. Services were at Bethany Baptist Church in Washington DC. Newberry Observer 11/28/1990

Wise, Bruth, see Mrs. Bruth N. HAWKINS, Newberry Observer 8/6/1990 & 8/8/1990

Wise, Kathleen, see Mrs. Kathleen Wise FANNING, Newberry Observer 11/12/1990

Woodall, Loyd E., 66 years old, of Newberry, husband of Edna McPherson Woodall, died 8/15/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenville he was a son of Jesse Stephen and Maude Elrod Woodall. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/17/1990

Woody, Clay Sr., 89 years old, of Newberry died 8/19/1990 at his home. Born in Roxboro NC he was a son of Josh Woody and Amanda Woody. Burial was at Prospect Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Roxboro NC. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/20/1990 & 8/22/1990

Workman, Richard Young, 75 years old, of Kinards, husband of Thelma Wannamaker Workman, died 12/13/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of P. C. and Margaret Young Workman. He was married first to Carolyn Ramage Workman, now deceased. Burial was at Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/14/1990

Workman, William D. ‘Bill’ Jr., died 11/23/1990. Born in Greenwood he grew up in Greenville. Pages 1 and 4, Newberry Observer 11/26/1990

Wright, David ‘Crockett’, 53 years old, husband of Joyce Wright, died 12/16/1990 at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx NY. Born in Pomaria he was a son fo Blanche Falters Wright and Johnnie Wright. Funeral was in Bronx NY. Newberry Observer 12/17/1990

Young, Nannie Lee, see Mrs. Nannie Lee Young RICHARDS, Newberry Observer 10/8/1990

Young, Viola Miss, of Little Mountain died 8/16/1990. Leevy’s Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/17/1990

 

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