Newberry Observer Obituary Abstracts, Jan - Julyy, 1990
abstracted by Edith Greisser
South Carolina Genealogy Trails


Fant, Elizabeth, see Mrs. Elizabeth Fant CARLISLE, Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Fant, Johnnie E., 68 years old, died 6/4/1990 at the VA Hospital in Columbia. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Richard and Ellen Sanders Fant. Burial was at the Sims Chapel Baptist Church in Whitmire. Hunter & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Fant, Kathryn, see Mrs. Kathryn Fant COLEMAN, Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Farr, Nina M. Miss, 85 years old, formerly of Newberry, died 4/26/1990 at Tanglewood Health Care Center in Ridgeway. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Charlie W. and Nancy Fulmer Farr. Burial was in West End Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Farr, Ollie Miss, 85 years old, of Columbia, died 7/11/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of George M. and Anna Haltiwanger Masters Farr. Burial was at Mount Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery of Chapin. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/13/1990

Fennell, Gloria, see Mrs. Gloria Fennell RUMSEY, Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Fergusson, Marvin B. ‘Red’, 84 years old, of Peak SC, husband of Bernice Chapman Fergusson, died 4/18/1990 at Lexington Medical Center. Born in Nashville TN he was a son of W. H. and Bessie Temple Fergusson. Burial was in Peak Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

Fields, Eugene Jefferson, 57 years old of Newberry, husband of Jeanette Pommer Fields, died 1/7/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Doc Fields and Birdie Grant Fields. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Finley, Mae Bedenbaugh Mrs., 73 years old, of Columbia, wife of Cecil Jesse Finley, died 6/11/1990. Born in Prosperity she was a daughter of James Roscoe and Maude Boozer Bedenbaugh. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/13/1990

Floyd, Andrew Jr., 90 years old, died 12/29/1989 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a sob of Andrew Floyd Sr. and Mrs. Pricie Floyd. Funeral services were at Hannah AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge. Newberry Observer 1/1/1990 & 1/3/1990

Floyd, Dorothy, see Mrs. Dorothy Floyd WILLIAMS, Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

Folk, Kathryn, see Mrs. Kathryn Folk HUGHES, Newberry Observer 3/14/1990

Foster, Frederick L., 52 years old, of Orangeburg, died 4/13/1990. Born in Sumter he was a son of Frederick R. Foster and Mary Lou Broadway Foster Leach.  Burial was at the Home Branch Baptist Church Cemetery near Manning. Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

Foster, John D. Sr., 71 years old, of Enoree, husband of Helen Frances May Foster, died 2/9/1990 at Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. Born in Union he was a son of William Perry Foster and Nannie Grubbs Foster. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery in Union. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Franklin, Pauline, see Mrs. Pauline Franklin BOLAND, Newberry Observer 4/18/1990

Frederic, James C. Sr., 75 years old, of Orangeburg, husband of Prudence Greer Frederic, died 2/26/1990. Born in Jackson Georgia, he was a son of Harry and Pauline Colvine Frederic. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home Chapel of Orangeburg was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990

Free, Leola Elizabeth Meetze Mrs., 84 years old, of Chapin, died 2/22/1990. Born in Richland County she was a daughter of Levi George and Nancy Rister Meetze. Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990 & 2/26/1990

Free, Thomas Lee, ‘Chubby’, 57 years old, of Chapin, husband of Matadlan Livingston Free, died 3/6/1990. Born in White Rock he was a son of Joseph Thomas and Leola Meetze Free. Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Free, Thomas Stephen, 40 years old, of Chapin, died 5/25/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of Matadlan Livingston Free and Thomas L. Free. Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990 & 5/30/1990

Friar, Thomas Cecil, 66 years old, of Pickens, died 5/31/1990. Born in Darlington he was a son of James Jarrett and Ida Taylor Friar. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home of Whitmire was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/1/1990

Frick, John Boyd Sr., 81 years old, of Blythewood died 3/8/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of Noah Edward and Mattie Elizabeth Graddick Frick. Services were at St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/9/1990

Frick, Johnnie Adams Tessier Mrs., 63 years old, of Greenville, wife of Homer B. Frick, formerly of Laurens, died 6/17/1990.  Burial was at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Newberry Observer 6/20/1990

Frick, Lillian Josephine, see Mrs. Lillian Josephine Frick BROWN, Newberry Observer 6/25/1990

Fripp, John Linley Sr., 86 years old, of Columbia died 12/28/1989. Born in Charleston he was a son of Edgar Allen Fripp Sr. and Rebecca Margaret Linley Fripp. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Frye, Agnes B. Mrs., 72 years old, of Lexington, died 3/17/1990. Born in Georgetown County she was a daughter of Archie E. and Healon Miller Barnhill. Burial was at Red Bank Baptist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Fulmer, Bera, see Mrs. Bera Fulmer SHEALY, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Fulmer, Beulah, see Mrs. Beulah Fulmer CRUMPTON, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Gable, Wilbur W., 78 years old, of Lexington, widower of Macy Shull Gable, died 4/11/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Bennie David and Emma Miller Gable. Services were at Zion Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Gaines, Janie Dell Paysinger Mrs., of Newberry, widow of J. Eugene Gaines, died 4/12/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Charles Thomas and Florence Dennis Paysinger.  Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Gallman, David, ‘Cooter’, 71 years old, died 12/29/1989 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Frank and Carrie Hoard Gallman. Funeral services were at St. James AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge. Newberry Observer 1/1/1990

Gallman, Hattie Bell Miss, 50 years old, of Bridgeport Conn., died 6/22/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Marion ‘M.T.’ and Mozell Russell Gallman. Burial was in St. Mary AME Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/25/1990

Gallman, Ulysses ‘Skeet’, 48 years old, of Newberry, died 6/16/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Marion ‘M.T.’ and Mrs. Mozell Russell Gallman. Burial was at St. Mary AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/18/1990 & 6/20/1990

Garner, Henrietta Layton Mrs., 51 years old, widow of George William ‘Billy’ Garner, died 7/19/1990. Born in Spartanburg County she was a daughter of Martha Shands Layton and Willis Nelson Layton. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Dunbar Funeral Home Dutch Fork Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Garner, Millie, see Mrs. Millie Garner SINCLAIR, Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Gause, Lora Mae, see Mrs. Lora Mae WATERS, Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Geddings, Willie Nelson, 67 years old, of Chapin, husband of Maude Gladden Geddings, died 5/20/1990. Born in St. Matthews he was a son of John and Cansadia Heckle Geddings. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Gibbons, Elizabeth Addie, see Mrs. Elizabeth Addie ROBINSON, Newberry Observer 1/31/1990

Gibbs, Daisy B. is a member of the newly chartered WERTS CEMETERY ASSOCIATION. A group photograph and article on page 1, Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Gibson, Shirley Livingston Miss, 75 years old, died 6/9/1990 in Augusta Georgia. Born in Saluda 8/28/1914 she was a daughter of Irvin and Burra Morse Gibson. Burial was at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Gillespie, Melvin M., died 2/26/1990. He was the father of Lynne Osborne and father-in-law to Dr. Elwyn Deal. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park near Pickens. Robinson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Gilliam, Lonnie B., 86 years old, of Newberry, husband of Ora Lee Bridges Gilliam, died 1/1/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of James S. ‘Jim’ Gilliam and Mittie Platt Gilliam. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Gilliam, Ruth Price Mrs., 95 years old, of Newberry, widow of R. Rion Gilliam, died 6/15/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Sims J. D. and Mary Elizabeth Crosson Price.  Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Gilliam, Thomas Moore Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, picture on page 3, Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Gilliam, William Frank, 89 years old, husband of Ruth L. Gilliam, died 4/27/1990 in Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Thomas and Victoria Bowers. Funeral Services were at Upper Mount Olive AME Church in Kinards. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/27/1990 & 4/30/1990

Glenn, Lowreen, see Mrs. Lowreen Glenn YARBOROUGH, Newberry Observer 7/25/1990

Glenn, Maude, see Maude Glenn REED Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Glenn, Viola ‘Dupie’ Mrs., 106 years old, formerly of Pomaria, died 4/11/1990 at Tanglewood Nursing Home in Ridgeway. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Mrs. Fannie Mickens. Burial was in Gethsemane Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Glisson, Florence Watson Mrs. 67 years old, of Cheraw, wife of Earl Glisson, died 2/16/1990. Born in Chesterfield County she was a daughter of Julian E. and Mamie Irene Ford Watson. Services were at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 2/19/1990

Glymph, Emma Lee, see Mrs. Emma Lee GRAHAM, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Goff, L. C., 81 years old, of Batesburg, died 3/4/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Joe and Bonna Miller Goff. Burial was in Furman Mathews Cemetery. Ramey Funeral Home of Saluda was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Goodale, Mary Alice Young Mrs., 69 years old, of Columbia, wife of Charles R. Goodale, died 6/1/1900. Born in Kershaw County she was a daughter of  Charles L. and Minnie Estelle Jordan Young. Burial was in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Goodwin, Larry ‘Bear’ D., of Newberry, husband of Patricia W. Goodwin, died 1/20/1990. Born in Fairfield County he was a son of James Robert Goodwin and Minnie Goodwin. Services were held at Gethsemane Baptist Church of Blair. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Goodwin, Larry Darnell, 36 years old, was pronounced dead 1/20/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. He had been killed by his wife, page 1, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Goodyear, Neil Thomas ‘Tommy’, 51 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Lanette Hart Goodyear, died 5/10/1990. Born in Marion he was a son of Neil W. and Reba Richardson Goodyear. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery of Conway SC. Newberry Observer 5/11/1990

Goudelock, Zebbie is a member of the newly chartered WERTS CEMETERY ASSOCIATION. A group photograph and article on page 1, Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Graddick, J. C. Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 5/18/1990

Graddick, Ralph Edward, 63 years old, of New Elleton SC, husband of Evie W. Graddick, died 5/4/1990. He was born in Newberry County. Burial was in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of Aiken was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

Graham, Emma Lee ‘Netta’ Mrs., 44 years old, of Newberry died 4/7/1990 at Newberry Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James Williams and Mrs. Mozell Caldwell Glymph. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Graham, James Albert, 52 years old, of Silverstreet died 12/29/1989. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Eugene and Inez Singley Graham.  Funeral services were held at Mount Olive AME Church. F. B. Pratt & Son was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Graham, Maria, see Mrs. Maria Graham WELLS, Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Graham, Marjorie, see Mrs. Marjorie Graham DERRICK, Newberry Observer 4/20/1990

Graham, Marvin Raymond, died 5/11/1989, a tribute to his memory on page 3, Newberry Observer 5/11/1990

Grainger, Barbara, see Mrs. Barbara Grainger HAYES, Newberry Observer 5/18/1990

Grant, James F., 72 years old, of Chester, husband of Marjorie Gregory Grant, died 1/12/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Jesse and Mary Lewis Grant. Burial was in Chester Memorial Gardens. Barron Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Grazier, Claude, 53 years old, of Philadelphia Pa., died 3/10/1990 at the Univ. of Pa. Hospital. Born in Newberry SC he was a son of Sallie Glymph Grazier and Lit Grazier. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/14/1990

Green, Verdie ‘Polly’ Mrs., 69 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of Paul Allen Green Sr., died 2/4/1990 at Honorage Nursing Center in Florence. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Hugh and Mattie Mann Connelly. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/5/1990

Greene, Lucy L., 8/21/19216/12/1989, a tribute and picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Gregory, Rowena Cook Mrs., 82 years old, of Whitmire, wife of Henry Gregory, died 3/26/1990. Born in Spartanburg County she was a daughter of John and Eliza Seay Cook. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/28/1990

Gregory, Sidney Harmon, 68 years old, husband of Ruth Lamb Gregory, died 5/29/1990 at Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. He was born in Pomaria 1/16/1922, the son of William and Leila Belle Harmon Gregory. Burial was in Union Memorial Gardens. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Gregory, Willie D. Colonel, retired, SC Army National Guard, 62 years old, of West Columbia, husband of Clara Ruff Gregory, died 7/1/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of William and Leila Belle Harmon Gregory. Burial was in St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/2/1990 & 7/4/1990

Griffin, Ava Culclasure Mrs., 75 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of James C. Griffin, died 3/1/1990 at Lexington Medical Center. Born in Newberry she was the daughter of L. R. and Nell Watkins Culclasure. Burial was in Newberry memorial gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Griffin, Bertha Means Mrs., 77 years old, wife of Eugene Griffin, died 1/1/1990 at her home in Newberry. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Greenwood and Mrs. Lulu Nance Means. Burial was in Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Griffin, Carrie, see Mrs. Carrie Griffin ENLOW, Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Griffith, Eugene Cannon, 54 years old, Newberry Attorney, husband of Anne Bruner Griffith, died 4/21/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Judge Steve C. Griffith and Mrs. Griffith. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Page 1, 3, 4, Newberry Observer 4/23/1990

Griffith, Mae S. Mrs., 86 years old, of Bamberg, widow of Dan Griffith, died 4/30/1990. Born in Bamberg, she was a daughter of William and Rosa Bryant Sanders. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery of Orangeburg. Cooner Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/2/1990

Grimes, Walter Lee ‘Doc’, 74 years old, of Orangeburg, died 2/1/1990.Born in Orangeburg he was a son of John and Melbry Ann Kittrell Grimes. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Dukes-Harley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/2/1990 

Grooms, Ethel Mrs., 78 years old, of Bamberg, widow of Joseph A. Grooms, died 1/23/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Daniel and Jennie Carter Hiatt. Burial was in South End Cemetery. Cooner Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Guin, Louise Routh Mrs., 85 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of Jesse j. Guin Sr., died 3/3/1990 at Rikard Nursing Home. Born in Saltville Virginia she was a daughter of Samuel Routh. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Halfacre, Evelyn, see Mrs. Evelyn Halfacre SANDERS, Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Hallman, Eula, see Mrs. Eula Hallman DICKERT, Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Haltiwanger, Nancy, see Mrs. Nancy H. LIVINGSTON, Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

Haltiwanger, William Luther, of Wrightsville Beach NC, husband of Sarah D. Haltiwanger, died 2/27/1990. Born in Little Mountain he was a son of Wilbur and Carrie Koon Haltiwanger. Burial was in Oleander Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Ham, Ruth, see Mrs. Ruth Ham MOORE, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Hamilton, Mary, see Mrs. Mary Hamilton ALEXANDER, Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

Hamm, Brunell Bowers Mrs., 75 years old, of Prosperity, widow of J. D. Hamm, died 3/14/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born In Prosperity she was a daughter of Robert Bruce and Eula Bedenbaugh Bowers. Burial was in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Hamm, Herman H., 76 years old of West Columbia, husband of Louise D. Hamm, died 1/11/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Allen and Maggie Moore Hamm. Services were held at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Hamm, Pearl Miss, 88 years old, formerly of Columbia, died 6/12/1990 at the Lowman Home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Drayton L. and Nancy Long Hamm. Burial was at the Silverstreet Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/13/1990

Hammett, Emora, see Mrs. Emora Hammett BURGESS, Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Haney, Maggie Millwood McMillan Mrs., 89, widow of Arthur Haney of Union, died 12/29/1989. Born in Spartanburg County she was a daughter of Evans and Sarah Lee Millwood. She was first married to the late Silas Willie McMillan. Burial was at Lee Cemetery. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Hardin, William S. ‘Bill’, 76 years old, widower of Cynthia Marie Mull Hardin, died 4/13/1990 at the Manor Care Nursing Center in Charleston. He was born in Forest City NC, a son of Robert Lee and Frances Hutton Hardin. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

Harley, Joseph Melton, 60 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Ada Jewel Garland Harley, died 4/28/1990. Born in Orangeburg he was a son of Belton and Lila Harley. Burial was in Union Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 4/30/1990

Harman, Cleo, see Mrs. Cleo Harman Matthews HOLLINGSWORTH, Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Harmon Family, four generation picture on page 3, Newberry Observer 5/11/1990

Harmon, Annie Wheeler Mrs., of Columbia, wife of Derrid D. Harmon, died 6/25/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John and Lela DeWalt Wheeler. Burial was in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Harmon, Jessie, see Mrs. Jessie Harmon WEED, Newberry Observer 2/16/1990

Harmon, Rufus Henry, 70 years old, of Newberry, widower of Helen Ruth Steen Harmon, died 3/19/1990 at Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia. Born in Saluda he was a son of Eric and Nannie Padgett Harmon. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery, Springdale Section. McSwain- Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Harmon, Samuel David, 54 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Evelyn Amick Harmon, died 4/11/1990 at his home. Born in Prosperity he was a son of Mrs. Annie Laura Shealy Harmon and Allen F. Harmon. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Harp, Abraham Sr., 75 years old, of Newberry, died 5/25/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Johnathan and Mrs. Minnie Glenn Harp. Burial was at Trinity AME Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Harp, Eliza Mae Miss, 65 years old, of Saluda, died 6/4/1990. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of Willie and Sarah Stephens Harp. Services were held at Pine Pleasant AME Church. Butler & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/8/1990

Harris, Bobby was indicted on 17 counts for extortion, accepting kickbacks as Newberry Gas Authority Manager. Page 1, Newberry Observer 1/17/1990; page 4, Newberry Observer 1/19/1990; he pleads not guilty, Newberry Observer 1/31/1990; he has been hospitalized for heart related problems. Newberry Observer 3/21/1990; SLED seized the Newberry Natural Gas Authority Records. Page 1, Newberry Observer 3/28/1990; Federal Jury to be selected, page 1, Newberry Observer 4/2/1990; Jury is selected, Newberry Observer 4/6/1990; His defense strategy was comparing the gas authority to a ‘mom and pop’ grocery. After hearing the judge’s explanation of the Hobb’s Act, the jury gave a verdict of guilty.  Page 1, 4, 9, Newberry Observer 4/20/1990; He is fired from the Gas Board, page 1, Newberry Observer 4/27/1990; The mayor will not ask for an ethics probe, page 1, Newberry Observer 5/9/1990; His sentence is delayed, page 1, Newberry Observer 7/6/1990; He is sentenced to 34 months in jail and a $5,000 fine for extorting $425,000 during a 19 month period, page 1, Newberry Observer 8/8/1990; Harris says that with the amount of evidence given others should also be indicted, page 1, Newberry Observer 9/10//1990; Harris calls the Gas Authority ‘rotten to the core’, page 1, Newberry Observer 9/21//1990; CNNGA will sue Mr. and Mrs. Harris in an effort to recoup some of the money lost, page 1, Newberry Observer 9/28/1990   

Harris, J. Gardner, 77 years old, of Prosperity, died 7/22/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Spartanburg County he was a son of James P. and Nannie Lee Holmes Harris. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Harris, Samuel Roy, 73 years old, of Chappells, husband of Viola Rushton Harris, died 2/8/1990. Born in Laurens County he was a son of James and Minnie Holmes Harris. Burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Harley Funeral Home Chapel of Greenwood was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/9/1990

Harrison, Estelle M. Mrs., 81 years old, formerly of Greenwood, widow of Charles E. Harrison, died 3/1/1990. Born in Lincolnton Georgia she was a daughter of William Mills Murphy and Addie Celestia Hamrick Murphy. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Harley Funeral Home Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Harrison, Orrie Stockman Mrs. 85 years old, of Prosperity, wife of Otis b. Harrison, died 2/23/1990 at Providence Hospital in Columbia. Born in Hendersonville NC she was a daughter of Stanford and Martha Pressley Sexton. She married first to George E. Stockman.  Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Hart, Gloria Diane Miss, 41 years old, of North Charleston died 12/31/1989 at Trident Regional Medical Center. Born in Union she was a daughter of Graham E. and Ruth Wilson Hart. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Hart, Irene, see Mrs. Irene H. BURROWES, Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Hatchell, Frankie Lee Norman Mrs. 70 years old, of Chapin, wife of William Edward Hatchell, died 5/15/1990. Born in Moultrie Georgia, she was a daughter of Robert F. and Berta Crossland Norman. Services were at Chapin Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 5/18/1990

Hawkins, Mary Lou, see Mrs. Mary Lou Hawkins PIESTER, Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Hayes, Barbara Grainger Mrs., 60 years old, of Nichols, widow of Leo Hayes, died 5/17/1990. Born in Horry County she was a daughter of Wooten and Cordie Harrelson Grainger. Services were held at Spring Baptist Church. Cox-Collins Funeral home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/18/1990

Hayes, Queen Esther, see Mrs. Queen Esther OXNER, Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Hazel, John S. Mr. and Mrs., deceased for two years, s tribute and picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Heath, Leone E. ‘Peggy’ Sweetland Mrs., 89 years old, of Newberry, widow of Archer R. Heath, died 5/20/1990 at Meridian Care Center in Columbia. Born in Neillsville Wisconsin, she was a daughter of Leon and Daisy Northup Sweetland. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc Wisconsin. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Henderson, Azile Cromer Mrs., 76 years old, of Newberry, widow of Sheriff L. L. ‘Slim’ Henderson, died 5/22/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Charlton T. and Margaret Josephine Baker Cromer. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Henderson, Marcus James Baby, 6 weeks old, died 5/15/1990 at his home in Newberry. Born in Newberry he was a son of Pamela Henderson and Marvin Worthy. Burial was at St. Matthew AME Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/16/1990

Hendrix, Clinton Eugene ‘Scrap’, 88 years old, of newberry, died 5/9/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Lexington he was a son of D. Fred and Addie Harmon Hendrix. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Pages 1, 5, Newberry Observer 5/11/1990

Hendrix, Thomas M. ‘Tommie’, 71 years old, of Conway, husband of Frances M. Hendrix, died 6/9/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Julian O. and Lillie Morris Hendrix. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Hentz, Joseph of Columbia, husband of Queen Esther Hart Hentz, died 7/13/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Joseph and Catherine Moses Hentz. Burial was in St. James AME Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/18/1990

Hepler, Wanda Sue Mrs., 45 years old, of Newberry died 1/26/1990. Services were at Newberry Christian Church. Harley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Herndon, Joseph J. Sr., 83 years old, of Chapin, SC, died 5/21/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. Born in St. Louis County MO, he was a son of Ella Owens Herndon. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis MO. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Hester, Gladys Bishop Mrs., 77 years old, of Newberry, wife of Woodrow Wilson Hester, died 1/13/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John Henry Bishop Sr. and Lillie Merchant Bishop. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Hiatt, Ethel, see Mrs. Ethel GROOMS, Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Hill, Aubrey O’Neal, 81 years old, of Ware Shoals, husband of Clara Taylor Hill, died 3/15/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Parker-White Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Hipp, Eloise, see Mrs. Eloise Hipp SHULER, Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Hite, Eunice, see Mrs. Eunice Hite RISINGER, Newberry Observer 6/25/1990

Hite, Virgie Caughman Mrs., 81 years old, of Lexington, widow of J. C. Hite, died 1/31/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Henry M. Caughman and Lessie Shealy Caughman. Services were at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 1/31/1990

Holliman, Christopher M., 17 years old, of Chapin, died 3/8/1990. Born in Charleston County he was a son of James Elbert and Linda Swanson Holliman. Services were at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church. Newberry Observer 3/12/1990

Hollingsworth, Cleo Harman Matthews Mrs., 88 years old, formerly of Columbia, widow of Leon Mayer Matthews and James L.  Hollingsworth, died 6/2/1990 at the Lowman Home of White Rock. Born 1/25/1902 in Lexington County she was a daughter of Rev. Dr. Julian Bachman and Anna Wessinger Harman. Burial was at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Holsonback, Marvin and Gussie married 11/24/1928, celebrating 61 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Hoogenboom, Eunice Rosina Dewey Mrs., 66 years old, of West Columbia, wife of Leonard Hoogenboom,  died 3/23/1990. Born in Ripley, NY she was a daughter of Arthur A. and Ethel Effie Harris Dewey. Burial was at Southland Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Hooker, Faith Miss, 17 years old, of Chapin, died 5/27/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Robert L. and Jean Cashion Hooker. Services were at Chapin Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Hopkins, Frances Mrs. 77 years old, of Columbia, widow of James Hopkins, died 6/14/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John and Della Rutherford Burton. Burial was at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 6/20/1990

Horne, Fannie Isabelle, see Mrs. Fannie Isabelle SIMMONS, Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Horne, Irene Owens Mrs., 68 years old, of Hodges, widow of Wallace Horne, died 1/28/1990. Born in Abbeville County she was a daughter of Alex and Ada Graham Owens. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Blyth Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Hornsby, W. Douglas, 92 years old, formerly of Newberry, widower of Cora Ewart Hornsby, died 3/21/1990 at the Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Newberry he was a son of W. W. and Mamie Buzhardt Hornsby. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Howard, Kevin D., 23 years old, of Lexington, husband of Elizabeth Bush Howard, died 5/3/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of James E.D. and Donna Galloway Howard. Burial was in Southland Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

Hueble, William Otis ‘Dick’, 71 years old, of Joanna SC, husband of Virginia Ross Hueble, died 3/16/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of William F. and Irene Jennings Hueble. Burial was in Pinelawn Memory Gardens. Gray Funeral Home Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Huff, Ethel Slay Mrs., 95 years old, widow of Robert M. Huff Sr., died 2/11/1990 at Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. Born in Madison County Georgia, she was a daughter of Thomas and Susan Lucinda Yeagen Slay. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Huffstetler, Ruby Cotney Mrs., 71 years old, widow of J. Gordon Huffstetler, died 6/2/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James M. and Florence Stockman Cotney. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Hughes, Kathryn Folk Mrs., 83 years old, of Orangeburg died 3/13/1990. Born in Colleton County she was a daughter of Henry Lee and Lillian Autrey Sandifer Folk. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/14/1990

Hughes, Lucille Wren, see Mrs. Lucille Wren TAYLOR, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Huneycutt, Charles Luther Jr., 70 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Margaret Eason Huneycutt, died 7/6/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital in Newberry. Born in Whitmire he was a son of Charles Luther Huneycutt Sr. and Rosa Carpenter Huneycutt. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/9/1990

Hunnicutt, Della Victoria Mrs., 88 years old, of Rock Hill died 2/12/1990. Born in Greenville County she was a daughter of John L. and Susan Felicia Wood Hunnicutt. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Hunt, Vera Barnes Mrs., 83 years old, of Spartanburg, wife of J. B. Hunt, died 4/6/1990. She was born in Prosperity. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Hunter, George S., 85 years old, of Norway SC, widower of Jessie Chisholm Hunter, died 5/7/1990. Born in Prosperity he was a son of George and Veda Sheldon Hunter. Burial was in Norway Cemetery. Newberry Observer 5/9/1990

Hunter, Maudie, see Mrs. Maudie B. BUTLER, Newberry Observer 2/21/1990

Hutson, Marjorie Louise Miss, 71 years old, of Chapin, died 3/1/1990. Born in Charleston SC she was a daughter of Shadrick Nathaniel Hutson and Belle Blalock Hutson. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Hutto, Lucille, see Mrs. Lucille Hutto PARLER, Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Jackson, Arthur Russell ‘Rock’ Sr., 53 years old, husband of Ecclesiastes Jackson, died 1/6/1990. Born in Fairfield County he was a son of Thomas Jackson and Annie Sims Jackson. Services were in Gethsemane Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Jackson, Emma Dell Martin Mrs., 65 years old, died 3/3/1990 in Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Willie Martin and Hattie Lee Hall Martin. Burial was in Mount Hebron AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Jackson, Lucille, see Mrs. Lucille Jackson BUTLER, Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Jackson, Robert Leslie, 73 years, of Lugoff, husband of Thelma Cassady Branham, died 2/27/1990. Born in Kershaw County he was a son of John and Blanche Stevenson Jackson. Services were held at Springvale Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

James, Peggy Ann Ms., 30 years old, of Aiken, died 1/14/1990. Born in Aiken she was a daughter of Okey and Phyllis Summers James. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. George Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Jenkins, Pearl Schumpert Mrs., of Columbia, widow of Rev. L. C. Jenkins, died 6/26/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of John Anderson and Frances Koon Schumpert. Burial was at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Palmer Memorial Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Jeter, Mable Louise Chaplin Mrs. 55 years old, of Newberry, wife of Grady Jeter, died 2/5/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Inez Glasgow Chaplin and George Chaplin. Burial at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home in charge. Newberry Observer 2/7/1990

Johnson, Beatrice E., see Mrs. Beatrice E. LEACH, Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

Johnson, Bennie Lee of Columbia, husband of Vertell Nelson Johnson, died 7/13/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Ben and Elizabeth Johnson. Burial was in Lincoln Cemetery. Leevy’s Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/18/1990

Johnson, Eva Lorean, see Mrs. Eva Lorean Johnson MILLER, Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Johnson, George Sr., 100 years old, of Alexandria Virginia, formerly of Newberry, widower of Lou Emma Jessie Johnson, died 7/17/1990 at Arlington Baptist Hospital in Arlington Virginia. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Curtis and Lucinda Johnson. Services were held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Alexandria Virginia. Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Johnson, Gerald P., 40 years old, of Bonds Cross Road, Kinards, died at his home 2/15/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Morris Pinckney Johnson Sr. and Mary Frances Miller Johnson. Gray Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/16/1990 & 2/19/1990.

Johnson, Lanelle Virginia, see Mrs. Lanelle Virginia Johnson TAYLOR, Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Johnson, Lila Cannon Mrs., 92 years old, of Columbia died 6/23/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Henry and Fannie Ruff Cannon. Burial was at Crescent Hills Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Johnson, Louise, see Mrs. Louise Johnson LATHROP, Newberry Observer 7/4/1990

Johnson, Marjorie, see Mrs. Marjorie Johnson PITTS, Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Johnston, Jesse E. Sr., 87 years old, of Newberry, husband of Nettie Johnson Johnston, died 2/23/ at Mary Black Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was the son of James Jesse and Alma Pitts Johnston. Burial was in Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Jones, Abe C., 71 years old, of Great Falls, husband of Mary Gillespie Jones, died 4/7/1990. Born in Great Falls he was a son of Thomas and Della Culp Jones. Services were at Heath Chapel United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Jones, Addie B. Miss, 96 years old, died 1/14/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Wallace Jones and Hannah Gray Jones. Burial was in Pleasant Grove AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990 & 1/17/1990

Jones, Hannah, see Mrs. Hannah Jones MOORE, Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Jones, Hennie Pitts Mrs., 77 years old, of Joanna, widow of Arthur Howard Jones, died 1/12/1990 at Bailey Nursing Home. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of William David and Emma Elizabeth Hendrix Pitts. Burial was in West End Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Jones, Hoke Smith ‘Whimp’, 85 years old, of Newberry, died 3/24/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Alachua Florida he was a son of Ernest Reuben and Nellie Taylor Jones. He married first to Muriel Elise Dorn Jones and second to Alma Ashley Jones. Both wives are deceased. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery, Springdale section. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Jones, James W., 65 years old, of Prosperity, died 2/3/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a daughter of Ernest and Minnie Jones. Services were at Oak grove Presbyterian Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/5/1990 & 2/7/1990

Jones, Milford J. 80 years old, of Icard, NC, husband of Ruth Burns, died 3/4/1990 in Valdese Memorial Hospital in Valdese NC. Born in NC he was a son of L. C. Burns. Burial was 3/6/1990 in Valdese NC. Newberry Observer 3/12/1990

Jordan, Bessie Whitman, see Mrs. Bessie Whitman SCOTT, Newberry Observer 1/31/1990

Justus, Epsie, see Mrs. Epsie Justus COGGINS, Newberry Observer 7/2/1990

Keane, Ann Casserly Mrs., 66 years old, of Saluda, wife of Edward M. Keane, died 2/9/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in NYC she was a daughter of Matthew and Josephine Walsh Casserly. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Kelley, Margaret Louise, see Mrs. Margaret Louise THOMAS, Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Kennedy, Marie L. Mrs., 74 years old, widow of William A. Kennedy Sr., died 1/23/1990 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Salisbury NC she was a daughter of Charles E. and Ora Belle Kennerly Leonard. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge.

Kibler, J. Paul, 68 years old, of Newberry, husband of Lois Werts Kibler, died 1/13/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of J. D. Hannon and Daisy Werts Kibler. Burial was in St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Kidwai, Ann Anderson Mrs., 44 years old, of Columbia, wife of Sarah Kidwai, died 2/1/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Mrs. Louise Bond Anderson and Samuel Anderson. Burial was in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/2/1990

Kiker, Pearl, see Mrs. Pearl Kiker NIX, Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Kinard, Jack, 66 years old, was found beaten to death, story on page 1. He was born in Greenville County, the son of George W. and Mary Lou Black Kinard. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Page 14, Newberry Observer 4/6/1990; the suspect in the murder case is to be evaluated at the State Mental Hospital, page 1, Newberry Observer 4/18/1990; his killer gets life in prison, page 1, Newberry Observer 8/28/1991

Kinard, Johnny Lee, 68 years old, of Newberry died 1/8/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was the son of Ed and Rebecca Cannon Kinard. Burial was in Metropolitan Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home is in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Kinard, Tommie Lee Mrs. celebrated her 83rd birthday, picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 6/22/1990

King, Floy Wilkins Mrs., 79 years old, formerly of Gaffney, died 2/13/1990. Born in Cherokee County she was a daughter of William and Bessie Montgomery Wilkins. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Kirby, Maude Bundrick Mrs., 99 years old, of West Columbia, widow of Perris Kirby, died 3/21/1990. Born in Peak SC, she was a daughter of John and Mary Elizabeth Koon Bundrick. Burial was in Lybrand Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home of Columbia was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Kirkland, Ellen M. Mrs. 77 years old, of Ridge Spring, wife of Julian Kirkland, died 7/25/1990. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of Jay and Mary Koon Miles. Burial was at Mount of Olive Cemetery in Johnston. Bland Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/27/1990

Kirkland, Herbert, 80 years old, of Newberry, died 5/7/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Frank Davis and Lelia Kirkland. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/9/1990

Kirkpatrick, William Richard, 63 years old, of Santa Clara California, husband of Polly Long Kirkpatrick, died 1/6/1990. Born in TX he was a son of Richard M. and Mamie Koiner Kirkpatrick. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/12/1990

Knight, Curtis Boyd, 47 years old, of Columbia, died 7/10/1990. Born in Chester he was a son of John Boyd and Cecile E. Byars Knight. Burial was at Southland Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 7/11/1990

Koon, Callie, see Mrs. Callie Koon YOUNGINER, Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Koon, Minnie Lee Weed Mrs., 88 years old, of Irmo, widow of Jimmie Lloyd Koon, died 7/12/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Davis Timothy and Naomi Folk Weed. Burial was at Salem United Methodist Church of Ballentine. Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Kuehl, Amber, see Mrs. Amber K. ATKISON, Newberry Observer 7/25/1990 & 7/27/1990

Kuehl, Arthur H., 87 years old, of Newberry, died 4/17/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Wisconsin, he was a son of August and Emma Ziggenhagen Kuehl. Burial was in Wisconsin Memorial Park , Brookside Wisconsin. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/20/1990

Kunkle, Winifred E., 72 years old, formerly of Newberry, widower of Mrs. Marian Folk Kunkle, died 2/20/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of James Willie Kunkle and Ida George Kunkle. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/21/1990

Kyzer, Olin Arthur, 73 years old, of Ninety Six, husband of Ercel B. Kyzer, died 6/4/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of Arthur Kyzer and Bessie Sanders Kyzer. Burial was n Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Kyzer, Panzie, see Mrs. Panzie Kyzer ASBILL, Newberry Observer 7/4/1990

Lake, Nell, see Mrs. Nell Lake MORGAN, Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Lamb, Dollie, see Mrs. Dollie lamb OCHILTREE, Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

Langford, James Marion, 81 years old, of Prosperity, widower of Mrs. Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ R. Langford, died 4/25/1990 at Baptist Medical Center. Born in Newberry he was a son of Henry W. and Mellie Player Langford. Burial was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Lathrop, Louise Johnson Mrs., 82 years old, of Kinards, widow of Forrest Robert Lathrop, died 7/2/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens County she was a daughter of George William Ross and Katie Lillian Dreher Johnson. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/4/1990

Lawson, Everett, 60 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Bonnie Shealy Lawson, died 7/12/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Clarence and Dorsey Broome Lawson. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Lawton, James DeLacy Sr., 77 years old, of Ridgeland, husband of Beulah J. Lawton, died 3/30/1990. Born in Lena SC, he was a son of Herbert Lee and Lucille Mendenhall Lawton. Services were held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Layton, Henrietta, see Mrs. Henrietta Layton GARNER, Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Leach, Beatrice E. Mrs. of Pageland SC died 4/28/1990 at Monroe Memorial Hospital at Monroe NC. Born in Chesterfield County she was a daughter of A. M. and Annie Luallen Johnson. Burial was at Ora United Methodist Church Cemetery. Kings Funeral Home in Pageland was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

Lemon, Dorothy Mae Sims Mrs., 53 years old, of Newberry, wife of Robert Earl Lemon, died 5/25/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Johnny and Mrs. Louvenia Caldwell Sims. Burial was in Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Leonard, Marie, see Mrs. Marie L. KENNEDY, Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Leonhardt, John, deceased for a year, a tribute in his memory on page 2, Newberry Observer 4/18/1990

Leopard, Annie Margaret Mrs., 57 years old, of Newberry, died 2/14/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Thomas L. Milstead Sr. and Essie Williams Millstead. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/14/1990 & 2/16/1990 & 2/19/1990

Lever, J. P. 65 years old, of Newberry, widower of Margaret Redden Lever, died 6/21/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/22/1990

Lewis, Margaret Verna, see Mrs. Margaret Verna Lewis STRICKLAND, Newberry Observer 3/12/1990

Lindler Family, a picture of five generations on page 5, Newberry Observer 4/30/1990

Lindler, Lawrence A. Jr., of Chapin, husband of Nelva Shealy Lindler, died 12/30/1989. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Essie Eargle Lindler and Lawrence A. Lindler Sr. Burial was in Mount Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

LITTLE MOUNTAIN celebrated it’s 100th year with a festival. Page 1, Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Little Mountain is providing new sidewalks, cable television etc. for the residents, pages 1, 4, Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

LIVINGSTON Family held a barbecue dinner at the home of Asbury Livingston. A record of all who attended on page 6, Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Livingston, Lottie, see Lottie L. DAVIS, Newberry Observer 5/9/1990

Livingston, Nancy H. Mrs., 71 years old, of Orangeburg, widow of Walter E. Livingston, died 5/3/1990. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Jackson and Alma Cannon Haltiwanger. Services were at Hickory Hill Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 5/7/1990

Lominick, Anna Margaret, see Mrs. Ana Margaret Lominick BAXTER, Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Lominick, Duane A., 81 years old, of Newberry, widower of Lucille B. Lominick, died 4/27/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Arthur Eugene and Elizabeth Counts Lominick.  Burial was in St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain- Evans Funeral home. Newberry Observer 4/30/1990

Lominick, George Renwick 50 years old, of Spartanburg, husband of Norma Scoggins Lominick, died 5/23/1990 at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born in Newberry he was a son of George Ruff and Mary Renwick Lominick. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Long, C. Eric, 85 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Mary Louise Graham Long, died 1/27/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria he was a son of George Simpson and Carrie Leitzsey Long. Burial was in Pomaria Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Long, Doris celebrated her 65th birthday. A picture of her in younger days on page 2, Newberry Observer 2/5/1990

Long, Irene B. Mrs., 75 years old, widow of Burley S. Long, died 1/10/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Silverstreet she was a daughter of John C. and Nancy Dominick Blair. Burial was in Silverstreet Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/12/1990

Long, Janie Belle, see Mrs. Janie Belle Long SEAWRIGHT, Newberry Observer 3/28/1990

Long, Joe Jr., 57 years old, of Columbia, husband of Betty Emerson Long, died 6/7/1990. Born in Edgefield he was a son of Lula Bryant Long and Joseph Marion Long Sr. Burial was in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/8/1990

Long, Kathryn Lyn Mrs., infant daughter of Judith Annette Long, of Laurens, died 3/6/1990. Burial was in Westview Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 3/9/1990

Long, Sadie, see Mrs. Sadie Long MEADOWS, Newberry Observer 7/2/1990

Longshore, Frances Spotts Mrs., 68 years old, of Augusta Georgia, wife of Ernest C. Longshore Sr., died 5/14/1990 at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta Georgia. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of George J. and Thomas ‘Tommie’ Mabry Spotts. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/16/1990

Looney, Johnnie W. Sr., 79 years old, husband of Sarah Nunamaker Looney, died 2/26/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of Walter and Mamie Bauknight Looney. Services were at Union United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990

Looney, Mable E. Mrs., 81 years old, of Newberry, wife of Herbert Looney, died 3/21/1990 at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born in Irmo she was a daughter of Augustus and Annie Whitworth Eleazer. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Lopez, Manuel, 67 years old, of Columbia, husband of Kathe Goeder Lopez, died 1/18/1990. Born in NYC he was a son of Manuel and Rosario Gonzalez Lopez. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Lovelace, Keith, his picture and a poem in his memory on page 3, Newberry Observer 2/21/1990

LOWMAN HOME of White Rock, about it, on page 4, Newberry Observer 5/11/1990

LUTHERAN CHURCH of the Redeemer celebrated 137 years anniversary, page 6, Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Luthren, William Jerry, 51 years old, of Columbia, husband of Jacqueline Wicker Luthren, died 7/22/1990. Born in Columbia he was a son of Mamie Taylor Luthren and William Frank Luthren. Burial was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Pomaria. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Lyles, Amanda, see Mrs. Amanda Lyles EDWARDS, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Lyles, Lizzie Mae Mrs., 64 years old, of Blair, widow of Jimmy Lee Lyles, died 2/8/1990. Born in Fairfield County she was a daughter of Mrs. Estella Lemon Young. Services were held at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

 

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