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


Maness, Billy Ray, 50 years old, died at a town council meeting in Whitmire on 2/1/1990. Page 1, Newberry Observer 2/2/1990 & Billy R. Maness, 50 years old of Whitmire, husband of Ruth B. Maness, died 2/1/1990.  Born in Newberry County he was a son of Mrs. Addie Willie Maness Cook and Admar Dewey Maness. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/5/1990

Marchant, Anne Lowe Anthony Mrs. of Greenville, formerly of Newberry, widow of John Bradley Marchant, died 5/27/1990. Born in Greenville she was a daughter of William B. and Cora Inez Thornburg Anthony. Burial was in Springwood Cemetery. Mackey Mortuary was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Martin, Emma Dell, see Mrs. Emma Dell Martin JACKSON, Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Martin, Florence Woolbright Mrs., 70 years old, of Abbeville, wife of Grier C. Martin, died 7/21/1990. She was a daughter of Stonewall Jackson ‘Jack’ and Essie Going Woolbright. Burial was at Melrose Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/23/1990

Mathis, William ‘Bill’, 41 years old, formerly of Newberry, died 3/16/1990 at Richland Convalescent Center in Columbia. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Ella Mae Williams Mathis and Joseph Mathis Sr. Burial was in Pleasant Grove AME Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990 & 3/21/1990

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

Maybin, Milton, of Newberry died 3/29/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Eddie and Amanda Marshall Maybin. Services were held at New Hope Baptist Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/30/1990 & 4/2/1990

Mayer, Sarah Bushardt Mrs., 81 years old, of Newberry, widow of George Lawson Mayer, died 4/24/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Caleb D. and Bee Lominick Bushardt. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/25/1990

Mayers, Marshall Dean, 14 years old, of Batesburg, died 6/7/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Jacob D. and Marian Wicker Mayers. Services were held at Mount Zion AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

McAbee, Irene Cooper Mrs., 73 years old, of Prosperity, formerly of Blacksburg, widow of Marvin Edward McAbee Sr., died 5/25/1990. Born in Cherokee County she was a daughter of Harvey Moore and Elizabeth Millie Roberts Cooper. Burial was in Clingman Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

McCallum, Thomas O. E., 66 years old, husband of Rosemarie Schloz McCallum, died 3/16/1990. Born in Chester he was a son of Doyle and Annie Mae Estes McCallum. Services were at Calvary Baptist Church of Chester. Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

McCarley, Nancy Mae Miss, 92 years old, of Columbia died 3/15/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James Starr and Inez Suber McCarley. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

McCullough, Henry A. and Katherine J., married 11/24/1928, celebrating 61 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

McEntire, Lillian, see Mrs. Lillian McEntire WOODY, Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

McEntire, Louise Morris Mrs., 78 years old, of Newberry, widow of Cecil O. McEntire, died 4/13/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of George H. Morris and Nannie Melverda Boozer Morris. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

McMillan, Maggie Millwood Mrs. see Mrs. Maggie Milwood McMillan HANEY. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

McMillan, Nancy Elizabeth Adams Mrs., 37 years old, of Columbia died 3/1/1990. Born in Charleston County she was a daughter of Robert Lamar Sr. and Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Hesse Adams. Burial was at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Meadows, Sadie Long Mrs., 81 years old, of Greenwood, widow of Thad Samuel Meadows, died 6/29/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenwood County she was a daughter of  George Henry and Stella Touchstone Long. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Blyth Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/2/1990

Means, Bertha, see Mrs. Bertha Means GRIFFIN, Newberry Observer 1/3/1990   

Medlock, Lewis A., 71 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Elizabeth Sharpe Medlock, died 2/21/1990. Born in Hall County Georgia he was a son of William Newton Medlock and Sally Smart Medlock. Burial was in Princeton Baptist Church Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Meeks, Harmon M., 82 years old, formerly of Newberry, widower of Kate Perry Meeks, died 5/20/1990 at Greenbrook Manor Nursing Home in Greenwood. Born in Anderson he was a son of J. T. and Minnie Barton Meeks. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Meetze, Evelyn Wicker Mrs., 69 years old, of Jacksonville Florida, widow of Elmore Livingston Meetze, died 3/21/1990 at Riverside Hospital in Jacksonville. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Ben R. and Nellie Livingston Wicker. Burial was at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Meetze, Leola Elizabeth, see Leola Elizabeth Meetze FREE, Newberry Observer 2/23/1990 & 2/26/1990

Meetze, Thurman Willie Rev. Sr., 72 years old, of Lexington, husband of Essie Lee Meetze, died 7/15/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Jesse Burley and Fronnie Eutah Hook Meetze. Burial was at Celestial Memorial Gardens. Thompson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Mendenhall, Camitchel D. ‘Mitch’, 12/21/19733/27/1989, a picture and tribute on page 3, Newberry Observer 3/28/1990

Milam, Fannie Eleazer Mrs., 92 years old, of Laurens, widow of James Young Milam, died 1/11/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of Melvin B. and Aurelia B. Counts Eleazer. Burial was in Laurens City Cemetery. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Miles, Ellen, see Mrs. Ellen M. KIRKLAND, Newberry Observer 7/27/1990

Miller, B. Walter, 98 years old, formerly of Newberry died 1/11/1990 at the Lowman Home in White Rock. Born in Newberry he was a son of John William Miller and Mary Chapman Miller. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/12/1990

Miller, Eva Lorean Johnson Mrs., 84 years old, of Wards SC, widow of Ben Tillman Miller, died 4/26/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Luther and Mary Rickard Johnson. Burial was in Saluda County Memorial Cemetery. Cumby Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Miller, Henry and Ida Mae, married 5/3/1922, celebrating 68 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Miller, John Earle, Sgt. 1st Class, 56 years old, of Martinez Georgia, husband of Darlene H. Miller, died 1/25/1990 at Humma Hospital in Augusta Georgia. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Elliott Sons Lumpkin Road Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Miller, Mary Louise, see Mrs. Mary Louise Miller CORLEY, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990 & 6/8/1990

Mills, Marzelle B. Mrs., 67 years old, wife of Leland W. Mills, died 3/15/1990 at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of the late Joseph Lee and Rhoda Ruff Boozer. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Millstead, Annie Margaret, see Mrs. Annie Margaret LEOPARD, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Millwood, Maggie, see Mrs. Maggie Millwood McMillan HANEY. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Mincey, Christine Waters Mrs., 75 years old, of Winnsboro, died 1/18/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of William F. Waters and Cornelia Smith Waters. Burial was in Royal Pines Memorial Park. Pope Funeral Home of Winnsboro was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Monts, Reba Addy Mrs., 77 years old, of Columbia, widow of Lt. Col. William Leitzsey Monts, died 6/26/1990. Born in Peak, she was a daughter of James Brown Addy and Martha Haltiwanger Addy. Services were held at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church of Columbia. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Moore, Estelle, see Mrs. Estelle Moore SUMMER, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Moore, Fields Jr., 56 years old, of Newberry died 1/19/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Galveston TX he was a son of Fields Moore Sr. and Mrs. Barbara Moore.  Burial in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Moore, Hannah Jones Mrs., 57 years old, died in Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Albert Jones and Mrs. Priscilla Sims Jones. Services were at Pleasant Grove AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990 & 4/16/1990

Moore, Ruth Ham Mrs., 49 years old, of Union, wife of Sam E. Moore, died 6/3/1990 in Mary Black Hospital. Born in Union 3/19/1941 she was a daughter of Gettis Ham and Emily Redmon Ham. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery of Union SC. Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

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

Morgan, Nell Lake Mrs., of Clemson, widow of Thomas Morgan, died 3/7/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Dr. William Lake and Julia Annie Schroder Lake. Burial was at Cemetery Hill. Newberry Observer 3/9/1990

Morris, Ernest, 92 years old, of Newberry, widower of Lillian Schumpert Morris, died 4/23/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Prosperity he was a son of Thompson L. and Ella Bedenbaugh Morris. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/23/1990 & 4/25/1990

Morris, Hoyt and Margaret E. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Morris, Louise, see Mrs. Louise Morris McENTIRE, Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Morris, Nannie Bell Miss, 89 years old, formerly of Prosperity, died 4/27/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Prosperity she was a daughter of Thompson L. and Ella Bedenbaugh Morris. Burial was in St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/30/1990

Morton, Cora Blanton Mrs., 84 years old, of Dallas NC, widow of R. D. Morton, died 5/10/1990 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. Born in Shelby NC she was a daughter of Albert and Mary Padgett Blanton. Burial was at Woodside Cemetery in Clover SC. Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

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

Motes, Marian Boozer Mrs., 70 years old, died 12/29/1989 from cancer. She was survived by her husband Captain Jesse Motes. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery in Virginia. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Motes, Tony Malcolm, 39 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Joyce Willis Motes, died 2/5/1990. Born in Ridgeway he was a son of Howard and Pauline Nance Motes. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/7/1990

Mull, Lawrence ‘Mike’, 42 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Joyce Ann Mull, died 7/3/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of Helen Bobo Mull and Lawrence J. Mull. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Murphy, Estelle, see Estelle M. HARRISON, Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Neel, Kate, see Mrs. Kate Neel WILSON, Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Neil, Thelma Abrams Mrs., 77 years old, widow of Guy S. Neil, died 4/1/1990 at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia NC. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James M. and Pearl Workman Abrams. Burial was in Clover NC. Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Nelson, Lucinda, see Mrs. Lucinda Nelson SCURRY, Newberry Observer 2/5/1990

Nelson, Wilhelmina ‘Totsy’ Mrs., 62 years old, of Whitmire, wife of James T. Nelson, died 7/15/1990. Born in Whitmire she was a daughter of Jeanette Walker and Willie Phifer. Burial was at Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Newberry Cotton Mill, a picture of the mill taken in 1990 is on page 1. It was closed in 1982 and has stood idle ever since. The city wants it to be demolished by the owners, and the land cleared. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990; the mill is blown up as part of the demolition, picture on page 1, 9, Newberry Observer 5/4/1990; the water tower was destroyed, picture and story, page 1, Newberry Observer 10/3/1990

NEWBERRY HIGSCHOOL CLASS OF 1940, their 50th anniversary reunion, picture, on page 9, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Newman, Floyd, 57 years old, of Newberry, husband of Rosemary Newman, died 1/28/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Tommy and Rosa Lee Thompson Newman. Burial was in Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990 & 1/31/1990

Nicosia, Joseph ‘Nick’ of Newberry, husband of Marie Fellers Nicosia, died 7/24/1990 at his home. Born in Carolina Rhode Island, he was a son of Frank and Jenny Frusteser Nicosia. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/25/1990

Nix, Pearl Kiker Mrs., 59 years old, of Cayce, widow of Ralph Nix, died 1/2/1990. Born in Jaspar Georgia she was a daughter of Edward A. Kiker and Annie Poe Kiker. Burial was at Little River Baptist Church Cemetery of Jenkinsville. Dunbar Funeral Home of the Gervais Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Noffz, Sarah, see Sarah Noffz SEARS, Newberry Observer 5/16/1990

Norris, J. Mack, 87 years old, of Horry County, husband of Vera Carter Norris, died 7/22/1990 at his home in Conway. Born in Horry County he was a son of John and Sarah Anderson Norris. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/25/1990

Ochiltree, Dollie Lamb Mrs., 70 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of Otis Wiley Ochiltree, died 5/13/1990 at Rikard Nursing Home. Born in Bent Hill Georgia, she was a daughter of John and Alpha Redder Wright Lamb. Burial was in Union Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

Oliphant, Charlie Wilbert, 68 years old, of Saluda, died 7/27/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of William A. and Mamie Chappell Oliphant. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Butler & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/30/1990

Oswald, Clyde, 53 years old, of Leesville, husband of Lorrine Shealy Oswald, died 6/25/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Lillie Mae Holley Oswald Smith and Lawrence Oswald Sr. Services were at Ebenezer Southern Methodist Church. Barr-Price Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Outlaw, Marjorie Amick Mrs., 56 years old, of Columbia died 3/25/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of Lois B. Amick and Harry D. L. Amick. Services were at Mount Horeb Lutheran Church of Chapin. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Owens, Irene, see Mrs. Irene Owens HORNE, Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Owens, Mary Emma Mrs., 69 years old, of Whitmire, wife of Cody Williams, died 6/16/1990. Born in Union she was a daughter of Flonnie Cunningham Williams and Wallace Williams. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Owings, Ostell, see Mrs. Ostell O. CRENSHAW, Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Oxner, Queen Esther Mrs., 70 years old, of Columbia, widow of Sam Oxner, died 2/19/1990. Born in Newberry County she was the daughter of Samuel and Ada Coleman Hayes. Burial was at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Manigault-Hurley Funeral Home Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Padgett, Blanche C. Mrs., 86 years old, of Anderson, widow of David ‘Dink’ Padgett, formerly of Leesville, died 6/19/1990. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of Ira and Sudie Matthews Caughman. She was a step-daughter to Fincannon Caughman. Burial was at Nazareth United Methodist Church Cemetery. Ramey Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/20/1990

Park, James B. Rev., 46 years old, formerly of Camden, husband of Jennifer Wilson Park, died 7/2/1990 in Ludwigsburg, West Germany. He was born in Port Arthur TX, a son of Dr. and Mrs. Conrad Ballentine Park of Newberry. Burial was at Rosemont Cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home, Columbia, was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/2/1990 & 7/6/1990

Parks, Ethel Williams Mrs., of Jacksonville Florida, widow of Thomas N. Parks, died 1/7/1990 in Jacksonville Florida. Born in St. Petersburg Florida she lived in Newberry for 51 years until moving to Jacksonville in 1978. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Parler, Lucille Hutto Mrs., 86 years old, of Holly Hill SC, widow of Thomas Nealey Parler, died 3/23/1990. Born in Barnwell County she was a daughter of Charles H. and Nancy Gilliam Hutto. Burial was in Holly Hill Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Paysinger, Janie Dell, see Mrs. Janie Dell Paysinger GAINES, Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Paysinger, Lucia Elizabeth Miss, 89 years old, died 7/17/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John and Ada Sligh Paysinger. Burial was in Travis Park Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Peeples, Clyburn Daniel ‘Doc’, 64 years old, of Camden, husband of Ella Bell Arrants Peeples, died 4/8/1990. Born in Lee County he was a son of Charles S. and Bertha Branham Peeples. Services were held at Antioch Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Perdew, Julia Rebecca Miss, of the Stoney Hill Community celebrated her 95th birthday, picture, page 2, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Perry, Mary Frances, see Mrs. Mary Frances Perry DAVIS, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Perry, William Dalton, 53 years old, of Newberry, husband of Mattie Ladora Miller Perry, died 3/6/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Inez Temples Perry and Will Daniel Perry. Burial was at Furman Mathews Cemetery. Ramey Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/9/1990

Phan Family are united after 15 years separation. They originate from Vietnam. Page 1, Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Phifer, Wilhelmina, see Mrs. Wilhelmina NELSON, Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Pierce, Juanita Bass Mrs., 80 years old, of Camden, wife of Farley L. Pierce, died 3/14/1990. Born in Camden she was a daughter of Redden and Arrie Kitchens Bass. Services were at beaver Dam Baptist Church in Camden SC. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Piester, Mary Lou Hawkins Mrs., 76 years old, died 2/22/1990 at Guardian Care of Monroe Nursing Home in Monroe NC. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Mark S. and Daisy Rosanna Nichols Hawkins. Burial was in St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Pitts Family researcher placed a query in the newspaper concerning mark Pitts who married Susannah Hembree, page 4, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Pitts, Callie Mozelle Miss, 72 years old, of Greenwood died 7/5/1990. Born in Chappells she was a daughter of C. B. Pitts and Battie Betts Pitts and a step-daughter to Mary Garner Pitts. Burial was at Greenwood Memory Gardens. Newberry Observer 7/9/1990

Pitts, Durwin, 28 years old, of Silverstreet, died 7/4/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of Madison T. ‘Tommy’ Pitts Jr. and Mary Werts Pitts. Burial was at Trinity United Methodist Church cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. The story of his drowning on pages 1, 8, Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Pitts, Grady Mac, 48 years old, of Winton-Salem NC, husband of Doris Ann Galbreath Pitts, died 6/22/1990 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Born in Georgia he was a son of J. M. and Ruth Pitts. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/22/1990

Pitts, Hennie, see Mrs. Hennie Pitts JONES, Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Pitts, Irene Julia, see Mrs. Irene Julia Pitts WILSON, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Pitts, John L. and Ruby B. married 11/26/1931, celebrating 59 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Pitts, Marjorie Johnson Mrs., 87 years old, formerly of Silverstreet, widow of J. Herman Pitts, died 5/22/1990 at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of John William and Fannie Longshore Johnson. Burial was in Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Pitts, Trannie, see Trannie Pitts SHEALY, Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Pitts, William E. and Grace married 4/18/1933, celebrating 56 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Plampin, Phillip E., 46 years old, husband of Susan Cook Plampin, died 1/25/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Peter C. and Kathleen Gilliam Plampin. Burial was at Springfield Section of Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/26/1990

Pope, Mildred Epting Mrs., 80 years old, of Winnsboro, widow of H. B. Pope Sr., died 6/14/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Sidney C. and Minnie Bickley Epting. Burial was at Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Pope Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

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

Price, Ezra Caldwell, 74 years old, of Charlotte NC died 1/26/1990 at Presbyterian Hospital. He was the son of Sidney Lawson Price and Salomia Rivers Price.  Burial was in Sharon Memorial Park of Charlotte NC. West Chapel of McEwen Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1990

Price, Gladys Mae Mrs., 79 years old, of Swansea died 1/9/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Frank and Fannie Davenport Scarborough. Services were at Calvary United Methodist Church. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/12/1990

Price, Ruth, see Mrs. Ruth Price GILLIAM, Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Pritchett, Charlotte Smith Mrs., 93 years old, of Newberry, died 1/20/1990 at the Dowdy Gardner Nursing Care Center in Rock Hill SC. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of Milton and Hannah Bates Smith. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Proctor, Lizzie Coker Mrs., 73 years old, of Columbia, widow of Jason E. Proctor, died 3/3/1990. Born in Columbia she was the daughter of Isadore C. and Mary Baker Coker. Burial was in Olympia Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/12/1990

Quattlebaum, Etta Lou Stewart Mrs., wife of Van Quattlebaum, died 6/18/1990 in Washington DC. Born in Pomaria she was a daughter of Edward and Arie Lietzsey Stewart. Burial was at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, MD. Alexander Pope Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Rankin, Annie Mae Sligh Mrs., 75 years old, formerly of Prosperity, widow of Henry S. Rankin died 1/17/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Edwin Boyd Sligh and Beatrice Cook Sligh. Burial was at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Rauch, Lillie Miss, 95 years old, of Chapin, died 1/31/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Joseph and Martha Elizabeth Koon Rauch. Burial was at Mount Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/2/1990

Rauch, Vixie, see Mrs. Vixie Rauch BOOZER, Newberry Observer 1/26/1990

Reed, Maude G. Mrs., 86 years old, wife of Alfred E. ‘Runt’ Reed, formerly of Whitmire, died 5/28/1990. Born in Winnsboro she was a daughter of Charles Edward and Ethel Scott Glenn. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Reeder, Alberta, see Mrs. Alberta Reeder SATTERWHITE, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

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

Reeves, John Perry Jr., 73 years old, of Bowling Green, widower of Lois Wells Reeves, died 7/7/1990. Born in Whitmire he was a son of John Sr. and Blanch Ingals Perry.  Burial was at Grandview Memorial Park. Green Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/9/1990

Reid, Carrol Pinckney, 75 years old, husband of Ludie S. Reid, died 2/27/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of William and Minnie Hendrix Pinckney. Services were at Salem United Methodist Church. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990

Reid, James H., 66 years old, of Whitmire, died 7/11/1990 in Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union SC. Born in Gray Court he was a son of Charlie and Beatrice Barton Reid. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/13/1990

Reid, Mae, see Mrs. Mae Reid CHAPMAN, Newberry Observer 4/23/1990

Renner, Iva, see Mrs. Iva Renner WEAVER, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Revels, Jean Waters Mrs., 56 years old, of Winnsboro, wife of Oliver W. Satterwhite, died 4/5/1990. Born in Winnsboro she was a daughter of William and Cornelia Smith Waters. Burial was in Royal Pines memorial Cemetery. Pope Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Richardson, Melvin H. ‘Rich’, 76 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Vanessa M. Richardson, died 6/12/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Kershaw County he was a son of Lawrence and Mollie Baker Richardson. Burial was at Bethel Baptist Church. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/13/1990

Riggs, Melvin J., 77 years old, a retired professor of Newberry College was arrested for interstate shipping of pornographic material. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990; He pleads guilty, page 1, Newberry Observer 6/27/1990; He was sentenced to four month in jail, page 1, Newberry Observer 10/5/1990

Rinehart, Troy W., 43 years old, of Union, died 6/8/1990. Born in Rock Hill he was a son of Troy W. Rinehart Sr. and Mildred Propes Rinehart. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery in Union. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Ringer, Carl B., 75 years old, of Central SC, widower of Miriam Harden Ringer, died 3/13/1990 at the Oconee Memorial Hospital in Senaca. Born in Newberry he was a son of Bunyan P. and Ella Dickert Ringer.  Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/14/1990

Ringer, James I., 75 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Mozelle Powell Ringer, died 3/23/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of James Ernest Ringer and Pearl Cromer Ringer. Burial was in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Ringer, Willie E., 67 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Ruby D. Ringer, died 12/29/1989 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria he was a son of Willie E. Sr. and Erlene Berley Ringer. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Risinger, Eunice Hite Mrs., 65 years old, of Leesville, wife of Ervin F. Risinger, died 6/22/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Connie Johnston Hite and Moten J. Hite Sr. Burial was in Cedar grove Lutheran Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 6/25/1990

Roberson, M. Page, 76 years old, of Columbia, husband of Louise Hamm Roberson, died 3/29/1990. Born in Belews Creek NC he was a son of Virgil Odell Sr. and Carrie Brown Roberson. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Roberts, Edith, see Mrs. Edith Roberts CALDWELL, Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Robinson, Elizabeth Addie Mrs., 97 years old, widow of William Michael Robinson, died 1/30/1990. Born in Clarendon County she was a daughter of Gable Judson and Elizabeth Player Gibbons. Services were at Horse branch Free Will Baptist Church. Newberry Observer 1/31/1990

Rochester, Mary Elizabeth, see Mary Elizabeth SMITH, Newberry Observer 7/13/1990

Roof, Elsie Amick Mrs., 82 years old, of Lexington died 1/8/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Ivey and Lelia Shealy Amick. Funeral services were at the Pisgah Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Rose, Elizabeth White Mrs., 58 years old, of Spartanburg, wife of Sam Rose, died 3/20/1990 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Born in Virginia she was a daughter of Ione Poteat White of Newberry and Howard White. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Park Spartanburg. Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Routh, Louise, see Mrs. Louise Routh GUIN, Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Rowe, Lue Nettie, see Mrs. Lue Nettie COLEMAN, Newberry Observer 4/13/1990

Ruff, Frank Richard ‘Dick’, 67 years old, of Newberry, died 7/17/1990 at his home. Born in Newberry County he was a son of David B. and Mamie Lominick Ruff. Burial was at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/18/1990

Ruff, Geneva, see Mrs. Geneva Ruff SUBER, Newberry Observer 6/6/1990 & 6/8/1990

Ruff, Joe ‘Brounskin’ Jr., 66 years old, of Columbia, husband of Iola Hair Ruff, died 5/17/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of Joe Ruff Sr. and Azalee Bouknight Ruff. Burial in Lincoln Cemetery. Leevy’s Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Ruff, Odell ‘Jack’, 93 years old, formerly of Newberry died 2/28/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Davis and Hattie Ruff. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/2/1990

Ruff, William Charles ‘Charlie’ Jr., 70 years old, of Columbia, husband of Nina Graham Ruff, died 2/12/1990 at the VA Hospital in Columbia. Born in Newberry he was a son of William Charles Ruff Sr. and Mary Stevenson Ruff. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Ruff, William Oscar, 77 years old, of Greenwood, husband of Eva Brown Ruff, died 6/4/1990. Born in Saluda County he was a son of Lawrence and Fannie Oxner Ruff. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 6/6/1990

Rumsey, Gloria Fennell Mrs., 29 years old, of Lake City, wife of Butch Rumsey, died 1/11/1990. Born in Florence County she was a daughter of Homer B. and Eris Mae Cameron Fennell. Burial was in Power-Durant Cemetery. Morris Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Rutherford Family Reunion – descendants of Laura Glasgow Rutherford and Copely Rutherford gathered during the weekend, page 2, Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

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

Saddler, James Nelson, 3/18/1984, in memory of, a poem on page 2, Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Saint Marks Catholic Church, a history and addition is added, picture, page 6, Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

Sample, Margaret, see Margaret Sample WEATHER, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Sanders, Evelyn Halfacre Mrs., 83 years old, widow of Rev. john A. Sanders, died 1/9/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of James Benjamin Halfacre and Carrie Schumpert Halfacre. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Sanders, James B. 78 years old, of Newberry, husband of Saddie Duffie Sanders, died 6/13/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Saluda County he was a son of James Otto and Sallie Schumpert Sanders. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Sanders, Mae, see Mrs. Mae S. GRIFFITH, Newberry Observer 5/2/1990

Sanders, Verta Mae ‘Ma’ Mrs., 82 years old, of Blythe wood SC, widow of Walter Ellis Sanders, died 4/13/1990 in Providence Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Willie E. Adams and Lillie McCollum Adams. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery. Talbert Shives Funeral Home Colonial Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

Sanders, W. Cecil, 61 years old, of Little Mountain, husband of Betty Sloan Sanders, died 3/20/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Verta Mae Adams Sanders and Walter E. Sanders. Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel was in charge. Burial was in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Sanders, Zelda Miss, 27 years old, of Brooklyn NY, died 6/5/1990 at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn NY. Born in Brooklyn NY she was a daughter of Carrie Alice ‘Hun’ Sanders and George Brooks. Burial was in Brooklyn. Newberry Observer 6/8/1990

Satterwhite, Alberta Reeder Mrs., 87 years old, of Silverstreet, died 4/8/1990 at the home of her sister. Born in Aiken County she was a daughter of Wade Reeder and Louvenia Moore Reeder. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Scarborough, Gladys Mae, see Mrs. Gladys Mae PRICE, Newberry Observer 1/12/1990

Schumpert, Margaret H. Mrs., wife of Robert D., a picture, re-election as probate Judge of newberry County, page 3, Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Schumpert, Pearl, see Mrs. Pearl Schumpert JENKINS, Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Scott, Amanda Williams Mrs., 98 years old, of Newberry, widow of George Scott Sr., died 6/23/1990 at Alexandria Virginia. Born in Laurens County she was a daughter of Jeff and Maggie Workman Williams. Burial was at Trinity AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Scott, Bessie Whitman Mrs., 73 years old, of Greenwood, wife of Russell Scott, died 1/25/1990 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in SC she was a daughter of Charles Whitman and Daisy Willard Jordan. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Harley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/31/1990

SCOTT’S CREEK BRIDGES in Newberry extend over three sites on Mower, Calhoun and Lindsay Streets in Newberry, page 1, Newberry Observer 4/4/1990; page 1, Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

Scurry, John Wesley, 59 years old, of Newberry, died 5/25/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Wade and Rosa Wilson Scurry. Burial was at Old Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Scurry, Lucinda Nelson Mrs., 67 years old, of Saluda, widow of Joseph Scurry, died 2/2/1990. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of Benjamin Frank Rauch and Estelle Lucinda Nelson. Services were at Phillipi Baptist Church. Butler and Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/5/1990

Sears, Sarah Noffz Mrs., 73 years old, of Hodges, widow of Arthur Sears, died 5/14/1990. Born in Cross Hill she was a daughter of William and Mattie Culbertson Noffz. Burial was at Liberty Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Blythe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/16/1990

Sease, Cleo, see Mrs. Cleo S. SHEALY, Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Sease, D. Govan, 87 years old, of Newberry, husband of Frances H. Sease, died 5/29/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of L. Hamp and Bitty Ruff Sease. Burial was at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

Sease, Grace Elea, 90 years old, of Columbia, formerly of Prosperity, died 5/3/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of John Adam and Aurelia Stoudemire Sease. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

Seastrunk, Louise Eargle Mrs., 85 years old, widow of Rev. C. E. Seastrunk of Columbia, died 6/22/1990. Born in Blythewood she was a daughter of Edwin Sylvester and Lula Monts Eargle. Burial was in St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Blythewood. Newberry Observer 6/25/1990

Seawright, Janie Belle Long Mrs., 86 years old of Taylors SC, widow of Charleton Seawright, died 3/26/1990. Born in Greenwood County she was a daughter of Herbert Thompson and Sarah Jane Wise Long.

Senn, T. Edward, 70 years old, of Newberry, widower of Mrs. Virginia Shealy Senn, died 1/14/1990 at the Spartanburg Convalescent Center in Spartanburg. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Louis Hampton Senn and Annie Crooks Senn. Burial was in Smyrna Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Sexton, Orrie, see Mrs. Orrie Stockman HARRISON, Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Shealy, Andrew Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Shealy, Bera Fulmer Mrs., 92 years old, of Little Mountain, widow of William David Shealy, died 1/21/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of Sidney C. and Ada Wessinger Fulmer. Burial was in Mount Tabor Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Shealy, C. A. Jr., Mayor of Newberry was hospitalized for bypass surgery, page 1, Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Shealy, Cleo S. Mrs., 103 years old, formerly of Little Mountain, widow of Frank E. Shealy, died 1/13/1990 at the J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born 11/25/1886 in Newberry County she was a daughter of John Sease and Ella Koon Sease. Burial was in Mount Tabor Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Shealy, Curtis M. ‘Rabbit’, 76 years old, of Newberry, husband of Connie A. Shealy, died 4/5/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Andrew K. and Susie Bedenbaugh Shealy. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Shealy, Eva Cook Mrs., 78 years old, of Newberry, wife of J. H. ‘Jack’ Shealy, died 6/13/1990 at Providence Hospital. Born in Prosperity she was a daughter of Jacob B. and Essie Stockman Cook. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/13/1990

Shealy, Henry E., 95 years old, of Leesville, died 6/8/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of John W. and Mary Mayer Shealy. Burial was in Christ the Good Shepherd Mausoleum at Ridge Crest Memorial Park. Barr-Price Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Shealy, J. L. Sr. Mr. and Mrs. of Little Mountain, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary 3/23/1990, page 2, Newberry Observer 4/20/1990

Shealy, J. Wesley, 23 years old, of Leesville, husband of Laurie Stoudemire Shealy, died 7/15/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John Henry and Judy Ann Amerson Preston. Burial was at Ridge Crest Memorial Park. Barr-Price Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Shealy, John M. Sr., 56 years old, of Chapin, husband of Sylvia Shealy Shealy, died 7/21/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Cebar and Gerstle Price Shealy. Services were at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 7/23/1990

Shealy, Mattie, see Mrs. Mattie Shealy AMICK, Newberry Observer 7/2/1990

Shealy, Trannie Pitts Mrs., 94 years old, of Newberry, widow of Harry W. Shealy Sr., died 6/26/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of T. Pressley Pitts and Margaret Ann Milam Pitts. Burial was at Smyrna Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Sherrets, Lila Mrs., 69 years old, of Whitmire, died 3/16/1990. Born in Orangeburg County she was a daughter of Frank and Cornelia Chavis Watkins. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Shuler, Eloise Hipp Mrs., 91 years old, of Orangeburg Methodist Home, widow of Hubert L. Shuler Sr., died 4/6/1990. Born in Pomaria she was a daughter of Richard Hampton and Mary Hope Hipp. Burial was at Sunnyside Cemetery in Orangeburg. Dukes-Harley Funeral Home in Orangeburg was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Shuler, Lewis H., 79 years old, of Columbia, formerly of Bowman SC, husband of Frances Fair Shuler, died 4/13/1990. Born in Bowman he was a son of John Dantzler and Julia Albergotti Shuler. Burial was at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery of Bowman. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/16/1990

SILVERSTREET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1937 REUNION picture on page 2, Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Simmons, Fannie Isabelle Mrs., 65 years old, of Whitmire, widow of Julian H. ‘Bo’ Simmons, died 3/5/1990. Born in Union County she was a daughter of Decatur Fred and Lucille Bramlette Horne. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Sims, Dorothy Mae, see Mrs. Dorothy Mae Sims LEMON, Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Sims, Mildred Harmon Mrs., 45 years old, of Newberry, wife of Bennie Lee Sims Sr., died 5/13/1990 at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Eugene and Elizabeth Allen Harmon. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Sons was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/14/1990 & 5/16/1990.

Sinclair, Millie Garner Mrs., 89 years old, of Union, widow of Joe Sinclair died 1/9/1990. Born in Union County she was a daughter of Samuel R. and Nannie Garner Garner. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Sizemore, John Daniel 68 years old, of Newberry, died 7/12/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Virgilina Virginia he was a son of Thomas W. and Maude Ragland Sizemore. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was n charge. Newberry Observer 7/13/1990

Slay, Ethel, see Mrs. Ethel Slay HUFF, Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Slice, George A. ‘Son’, 81 years old, of Newberry, husband of Miriam Perry Slice, died 3/7/1990. Born in Newberry he was a son of John and Dallas Metts Slice. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/7/1990 & 3/9/1990

Slice, Harry L. D., 82 years old, of Chapin, died 3/20/1990. Born in Richland County he was a son of John Melvin and Mary Elizabeth Cumalander Slice. Services were at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Sligh, Annie Mae, see Annie Mae Sligh RANKIN, Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

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

Sligh, Roselyn Stevens Mrs., 78 years old, died 5/24/1990. Born in Evansville Indiana 3/25/1912 she lived in Newberry for 30 years. Services were from Davis Funeral Home in Las Vegas NV. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Smith, Charlotte, see Mrs. Charlotte Smith PRITCHETT, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Smith, Homer O., 68 years old, of Lexington, husband of Ethel Keisler Smith, died 2/17/1990. Services were at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 2/19/1990

Smith, Mary Elizabeth Mrs., 54 years old, of Greenville, wife of James L. Smith, died 7/11/1990 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Union she was a daughter of James Richard and Burdell Silvers Rochester. Burial was in Lee Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home in Whitmire was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/13/1990

Smith, Myrtle Bedgood Mrs., 82 years old, of Newberry, widow of Ora Smith died 1/18/1990 at her home. Burial was in Gibson Cemetery in West Columbia SC. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Smith, Noah M., 96 years old, of Huntersville NC died 2/24/1990 at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte. Born in Davidson County NC he was the husband of Ella Pressley Smith. Burial was in Sharon Memorial Gardens in Charlotte NC. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990

Smith, Pearl B. Mrs., 89 years old, of Kinards, died 7/22/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Spartanburg County she was a daughter of Joe and Patsy Hamick Blanton. Burial was at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/23/1990

Smith, Varilla Whittle Mrs., 89 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of Jesse E. Smith, died 3/6/1990 at the J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born in Saluda County she was a daughter of J. Oscar and Clara McCarthy Whittle. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/7/1990 & 3/9/1990

Smith, Willette Viola Mrs., 65 years old, formerly of Clinton, died 2/19/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of James and Leona Goss Evans. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/21/1990

Smith, Willie B., 69 years old, of Greenwood, died 3/14/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Burley Lee and Julia Corley Smith. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Blyth Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/16/1990

Son, David R. ‘Jake’, 88 years old, of Newberry died 3/18/1990 at the Sentry Care Nursing Home in Simpsonville. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Amos and Florence Amick Son. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge.

Son, Evans Ferrell Sr., 70 years old, of Winnsboro, husband of Odessa ‘Tiny’ Horne Son, died 6/13/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Raymond and Lucille Miller Son. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Winnsboro. Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Sowers, Christina, see Mrs. Christina Sowers DuBOIS, Newberry Observer 4/27/1990

Spotts, Frances, see Mrs. Frances Spotts LONGSHORE, Newberry Observer 5/16/1990

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrated it’s 150th anniversary, page 3, Newberry Observer 6/18/1990

Stephens, Elizabeth Mrs., 88 years old, of Whitmire, died 4/2/1990 at Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union. Born in Union County she was a daughter of John Suber and Sarah Agnew Suber. Services were at Seekwell Baptist Church in Maybinton. Hunter & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/4/1990

Stewart, Brodus ‘Buck’, 83 years old, formerly of Whitmire, died 2/11/1990. He was born in Winnsboro. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Stewart, Etta Lou, see Mrs. Etta Lou Stewart QUATTLEBAUM, Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Stockman, Orrie Sexton Mrs., see Mrs. Orrie Stockman HARRISON, Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Stone, J. D., 78 years old, of Newberry, husband of Virginia Abrams Stone, died 2/5/1990 at Providence Hospital. Born in Hampton County he was a son of Henry W. and Rosella Polk Stone. Burial was in the Devotional Gardens of Mullins SC. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/7/1990

Story, Henry Charles, 47 years old, of Rock Hill, husband of Faye Belk Story, died 1/15/1990. Born in Atlanta he was a son of Mrs. Susie Henderson Story and Henry Story. Burial was in Lando Cemetery. Bass Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/17/1990

Stoudemire, Robert D. ‘Bobby’, 61 years old, of Silverstreet, died 2/6/1990 at his home. Born in Chapin he was the son of Mrs. Rosa Marie R. Stoudemire and Robert D. Stoudemire Sr. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/7/1990

Strickland, Margaret Verna Lewis Mrs., 63 years old, of Pomaria, widow of Willis Melton Strickland, died 3/8/1990. Born in West Palm Beach Florida, she was a daughter of John Hobart and Mrs. Lewis. Burial was in Olympia Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/12/1990

Sturkie, Gertrude Walling Mrs., 70 years old, of Columbia, died 5/18/1990. Born in Ruffin, she was a daughter of John Daniel and Daisy Crosby Walling. Services were at Union United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Suber, Acy ‘Bud’ Sr., of Columbia, husband of Maggie Mabry Suber, died 2/26/1990. Born in Mapleton, he was a son of Johnnie and Minnie Mablin Suber. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Palmer Memorial Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990       

Suber, Ada, see Mrs. Ada Suber WILLIAMS, Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Suber, Elizabeth, see Mrs. Frances STEPHENS, Newberry Observer 4/4/1990

Suber, Geneva Ruff Mrs., 75 years old, formerly of Newberry, widow of Joseph Suber, died 6/5/1990 at the Newberry Convalescent Center. Born n Newberry County she was the daughter of Sam and Fannie Suber Ruff. Burial was at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/6/1990 & 6/8/1990

Suber, Vernon Erskine Sr., 84 years old, of Cayce, died 5/20/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of James M. and Mary Clifton Sanders. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Summer, Estelle Moore Mrs., 91 years old, of Aiken, formerly of Newberry, widow of Claude P. Summer, Sr., died 4/6/1990 at Mattie C. Hall Health Care Center in Aiken. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Maybin C. and Carolyn Sloan Moore.  Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Summers, Carroll Sr., 74 years old, husband of Wonsetta Starks Summers, died 1/25/1990 at his home in Little Mountain. Born in Newberry County he was the son of David and Almenia Chapman Summers. Burial was in Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/26/1990

Summers, Wilbur E., 83 years old, of Gilbert, husband of Fannie Kneece Summers, died 1/22/1990. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John J. and Lula Henrietta Long Summers. Burial was in Cedar Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery. Charles R. Shealy and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Batesburg-Leesville was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Sweetland, Leona E., see Mrs. Leona E. Sweetland HEATH, Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Swittenburg, Claude O., of Chapin, husband of Mrs. Pearl Swittenburg, died 2/14/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Charlie B. and Mary Jane Summer Swittenburg.  Burial was in Mount Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home is in charge. Newberry Observer 2/14/1990 & 2/16/1990

Taylor, J. Harold, 63 years old, of Newberry, former Postmaster of Newberry, widower of Norma Hurt Taylor, died 6/26/1990 at Providence Hospital in Columbia. Born n Newberry he was a son of Joseph and Mamie Rister Taylor. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Taylor, Jackson, born in NC is buried at Rosemont Cemetery. He was the father of John William Taylor, grand father to John Francis Taylor and great grandfather to Charles Jackson Taylor of Catonsville MD. Information found on a query, page 4, Newberry Observer 2/9/1990

Taylor, James was killed in an accident 6/16/1988 when a county van in which he was riding collided with a car on a residential street in newberry. His sister filed a suit for wrongful death which may be dismissed by the Court. Full story on page 1, Newberry Observer 2/9/1990; A Federal Judge continued the lawsuit, page 1, 4, Newberry Observer 5/7/1990; testimony given to the jury, page 1, 6, Newberry Observer 5/30/1990; County settles the suit for $50,000, page 1, Newberry Observer 6/1/1990

Taylor, Lanelle Virginia Johnson Mrs., 60 years old, of Saluda, wife of Edward Gordon Taylor, died 2/20/1990. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of Joseph Isiah Johnson and Mrs. Mosei Lee Palmer Johnson Baker. Services were at Hopewell Congregational Holiness Church. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Taylor, Lucille Wren Mrs., 79 years old, of Darlington, widow of Charles E. Taylor, died 1/20/1990. Born in Moultrie Georgia, she was a daughter of John Wesley Hughes and Sallie Griffin Hughes. Burial was in Darlington County Memory Gardens. Kistler-Holmes Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Taylor, Mildred, see Mrs. Mildred Taylor DARBY, Newberry Observer 7/20/1990

Tessier, Johnnie Adams, see Mrs. Johnnie Adams Tessier FRICK, Newberry Observer 6/20/1990

Thomas, Margaret Louise Mrs., 61 years old, widow of Edward Thomas Jr., died 2/24/1990 at her home in Newberry. Born in Whitmire, she was a daughter of Ross Dewey and Alice Proctor Kelley. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/26/1990

Thomas, Mary Ann Lee Mrs., 52 years old, of Yadkinville NC, wife of Jesse Thomas, died 6/6/1990. She was born in Troy Alabama. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. McDougald Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/8/1990

Thompson, Frances, see Mrs. Frances Thompson ELEAZER, Newberry Observer 4/4/1990

Thompson, Imogene B. Mrs., 63 years old, of Irmo, wife of Orvis Dave Thompson, died 3/2/1990. Born in TN she was the daughter of Dan Cleveland Brewer and Florence Hester Offord Brewer O’Daniel. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home. Newberry Observer 3/5/1990

Thompson, Woodrow W. ‘Buck’, 72 years old, of Cameron, husband of Nellie Wiles Thompson, died 1/22/1990. Born in Calhoun County he was a son of Jake and Ida Vice Thompson. Burial was in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Timms, Lois Ellis Mrs., 65 years old, of Greenwood, widow of Weston Allen Timms, died 1/30/1990. Born in Abbeville County she was a daughter of Charles and Mattie Aldrick Ellis. Burial was in Long Cane Cemetery in Abbeville. Harley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/2/1990

Tobe, Phelmo Sr., 60 years old, of Pomaria, husband of Annie Trapp Tobe, died 7/10/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Geneva Taylor. Burial was at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/11/1990

Toland, Wade E., 57 years old, of Baltimore MD, husband of Bernetta Harris Toland, died 5/31/1990 in Baltimore. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Bertha Lindler Toland and Ernest Toland. Burial was at Mount Moriah AME Church Cemetery. F.B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Travis, Artie Sally Bowers Mrs., 81 years old, wife of William Travis, died 4/1/1990 at her home in Little Mountain. Born in Lexington County she was a daughter of James I. and Dessie Mayers Bowers. Services were at Providence AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/2/1990 & 4/4/1990

Turner, Benjamin Curtis, 70 years old, of Ridgeway, husband of Nadine Mattox Turner, died 2/2/1990. Born in Edgefield County he was a son of Ernest D. and Callie Eargle Turner. Burial was in Royal Pine Memorial Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/5/1990 & 2/7/1990

Turner, Laura Mae, see Mrs. Laura Mae CAULDER, Newberry Observer 6/20/1990

Turner, Margaret Elizabeth, see Margaret Elizabeth Turner CAUGHMAN, Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Tyler, Tobie Edward, 40 years old, of Chapin, husband of Jane Rhodes Tyler, died 3/24/1990. Born in Wayne County Michigan, he was a son of Glenn R. and Frances Nelson Tyler. Services were held at Lake Murray Presbyterian Church. Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel, was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/26/1990

Volkert, Mae Wherry Mrs., 79 years old, of Charlotte NC, widow of William John Volkert, died 7/9/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of William Anderson and Margaret Alice Wherry. Burial was at Rosemont Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/11/1990

Wadsworth, Lillian celebrated her 80th birthday, a picture on page 3, Newberry Observer 4/2/1990

Waldrop, Donald Franklin ‘Don’, 19 years old, of Johnston SC, died 5/12/1990. Born in Prosperity he was a son of Charles E. and Edith A. Bedenbaugh Waldrop. Services were held at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

Walker, Arthur Dean Jr., 48 years old, of Sumter, husband of Caroline Stone Walker, died 4/15/1990. Born in Florence he was a son of Arthur Deacon ‘Buster’ and Caroline Byrd Walker.  Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Elmore-Hill Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/18/1990

Wallace, Mae Mrs., see Mrs. Mae Reid CHAPMAN, Newberry Observer 4/23/1990

Walling, Gertrude, see Mrs. Gertrude Walling STURKIE, Newberry Observer 5/18/1990

Warren, H. Ray, of Newberry, husband of Martha Cockrell Warren, died 4/19/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Saluda County he was a son of George W. and Hattie Padgett Warren. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/20/1990

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

Waters, Christine, see Mrs. Christine Waters MINCEY, Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Waters, Jean, see Mrs. Jean Waters REVELS, Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Waters, Lora Mae Mrs., 86 years old, of Austin TX died 1/12/1990 at Bracken Ridge Hospital. Born in Anderson SC she was a daughter of Jasper E. Gause and Lucy Mae Daniel Gause. Burial was in Old Silverbrook Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Watford, Lillie Frances, see Lillie Frances Watford BRICE, Newberry Observer 5/23/1990

Watkins, Lila, see Mrs. Lila SHERRETS, Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Watson, Florence, see Mrs. Florence Watson GLISSON, Newberry Observer 2/19/1990

Watson, Henry Graham, 78 years old, of Kershaw, husband of Mary Olive W. Watson, died 5/25/1990. Born in Cheraw he was a son of Oliver Edward and Vance Brigman Watson. Burial was in Kershaw City Cemetery. Cauthen Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/28/1990

Weather, Margaret Sample Mrs., of West Columbia, died 6/9/1990 at the Lexington Medical Center. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of B. Frank and Mattie Koon Sample. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/11/1990

Weaver, Iva ‘Pickle’ Renner Mrs., 101 years old, of Prosperity, widow of Harry E. Weaver, died 4/8/1990 at Newberry Convalescent Center. Born in Johnsville Ohio, she was a daughter if Isaac Bird and Nannie Agner Renner. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Webb, Bobby Greer, 58 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Doris Pugh Webb, died 3/18/1990 at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia. Born in Birmingham Alabama he was a son of Abb and Ora Greer Webb. Burial was at Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/19/1990

Weed, Jessie Harmon Mrs., 91 years old, of Irmo, widow of Reuben Deyus Weed, died 2/13/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Banks and Nora Mayer Harmon. Services were at Salem United Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 2/16/1990

Weed, Minnie Lee, see Mrs. Minnie Lee Weed KOON, Newberry Observer 7/16/1990

Welling, Mary E. Willis Mrs., 66 years old, of Louisville TN, widow of Dr. Arthur Welling, died 4/8/1990 at her home. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Claude E. and Ruth Sanders Willis. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Wells, Maria Graham Mrs., 80 years old, of Newberry died 1/17/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Jimmie Graham and Mrs. Betty Rikard. Burial was at Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

WERTS CEMETERY, its history, on page 1, Newberry Observer 3/21/1990

Wessinger, Reba L. Mrs., 84 years old, widow of Lonnie Killian Wessinger, of Chapin, died 1/14/1990. Services were at Bethel Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/15/1990

Wessinger, Robert Burns, 59 years old, of Kinards, husband of Sylvia White Wessinger, died 3/26/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry he was a son of Pearl Burns Wessinger and J. Miller Wessinger. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/28/1990

West, Mamie, see Mrs. Mamie West CLARK, Newberry Observer 4/20/1990

Wheeler, Annie, see Mrs. Annie Wheeler HARMON, Newberry Observer 6/29/1990

Wheeler, Everline Mrs., formerly of Prosperity, died 7/1/1990 in Washington DC. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Ed and Eliza Wise. Burial was at Oak Groove Presbyterian Church in Prosperity. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Wheeler, Snowden ‘Pap’ and Emma Julia married 12/31/1931, celebrating 59 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990; also a picture and story on page 2, Newberry Observer 2/16/1990

Wherry, Mae, see Mrs. Mae Wherry VOLKERT, Newberry Observer 7/11/1990

White, Elizabeth, see Mrs. Elizabeth White ROSE, Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Whitehead, Paul Eugene, 20 years old, of Union, died 1/15/1990. Born in Union County he was a son of Wallace Preston and Brenda Matthews Whitehead. Burial was in Sardis United Church Cemetery. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/17/1990

Whitener, Harriet L. Miss 77 years old, died 1/24/1990, at Wallace Thompson Hospital of Union. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Jim and Lidia Sims Whitener. Burial was in Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery. Hunter & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/26/1990

Whitesides, Elma Worthy Mrs., 84 years old, of Chester SC, widow of Wright Whitesides, died 5/8/1990. Born in Chester she was a daughter of John and Frances Nelson Worthy. Burial was in Chester Memorial Gardens. Barron Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/9/1990

WHITMIRE CLASS of 1940 reunion on page 3, shows their picture 1940, 1965, 1990, Newberry Observer 6/22/1990

Whittle, Varilla, see Mrs. Varilla Whittle SMITH, Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Wicker, Doris Adams Mrs., 65 years old, of Greenwood Highway in Saluda County, wife of Forrest Ray Wicker, died 12/29/1989. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Clarence and Mary Hawkins Adams. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Wicker, Evelyn, see Mrs. Evelyn Wicker MEETZE, Newberry Observer 3/23/1990

Wicker, J. Keith, 39 years old, of Atlanta Georgia, formerly of Newberry SC died 1/17/1990 in Atlanta. Born in Newberry he was a son of Mrs. Harold (Mary Ann Longshore) Copeland and the late E. Robert Wicker. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990

Wicker, William H. Dr., 92 years old, of West Knoxville TN, husband of Mrs. Suzanne Davenport Wicker, died recently at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was born in Newberry SC, 1/21/1897. Burial was in Highland Memorial Cemetery. Newberry Observer 1/10/1990 

Wilbanks, Douglas E., 61 years old, of West Columbia, formerly of Union died 3/5/1990. Born in York County he was a son of James Wilbanks and Lillie Mae Hoard Wilbanks.  Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/7/1990

Wilkins, Floy, see Mrs. Floy Wilkins KING, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Williams, Ada Suber Mrs., 85 years old, of Jersey City NJ died 2/19/1990 in Jersey City. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Nathan and Lindie Collins Suber. Burial was in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/1990

Williams, Amanda, see Mrs. Amanda Williams SCOTT, Newberry Observer 6/27/1990

Williams, Carrie Inez Miss, 92 years old, died 5/18/1990. Born in Newberry County she was the daughter of Thomas Augustus and Mary Louise Miler Williams. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990

Williams, Dorothy Floyd Mrs., of Newberry, wife of Harold Williams, died 5/11/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Governor and Jessie Mae Butler Floyd. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 5/14/1990

Williams, Ernest, 68 years old, of Pomaria, was killed in a car accident 5/20/1990. Page 1, Newberry Observer 5/21/1990; Born in Newberry he was a son of John Williams and Gussie Counts. He was the husband of Mrs. Bonnie Mae Cannon Williams. Burial was in St. Mark’s AME Memorial Gardens. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/21/1990 & 5/23/1990

Williams, Ethel, see Mrs. Ethel Williams PARKS, Newberry Observer 1/10/1990

Williams, James Daniel ‘Dan’, 84 years old, of Sumter, husband of Minnie Way Williams, died 1/24/1990. Born in Berkley County he was a son of J. L. and Liza Singletary Williams. Burial was in Sumter Cemetery. Elmore-Hill Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/26/1990

Willis, Mary E., see Mrs. Mary E. Willis WELLING, Newberry Observer 4/9/1990

Wilson, Amelia, Mrs., formerly of Pomaria, widow of Ned Wilson, died. Burial was at Palmetto Cemetery. Newberry Observer 7/27/1990

Wilson, Carolyn Alverson Mrs., 49 years old, wife of Sam Wilson, of Union died 1/1/1990. Born in Union County she was a daughter of George Alverson and Annie Bell Maybin Alverson. Services were at Fairview Baptist Church. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/3/1990

Wilson, Chantay O'Shea, died 6/14/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born 12/15/1989 she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wilson Jr. of Whitmire SC. Burial was at St. Matthew AME Zion Church Cemetery. Hunter & Sons Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

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

Wilson, Dorothy Louise Mrs., 50 years old, died 2/21/1990 in Brooklyn. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Mrs. Evelyn Wilson McLowhorn. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/28/1990

Wilson, Irene Julia Pitts Mrs., 66 years old, of Greenwood, wife of Johnnie Mack Wilson, died 1/15/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Stewart and Pearl Pitts. Burial was in Trinity AME Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son are in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Wilson, Kate Neel Mrs., 94 years old, of Newberry, widow of Marvin E. Wilson Sr., died 4/2/1990 at Greenville. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of John C. and Alice C. Wallace Neel.  Burial was at Cannon’s Creek Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/2/1990 & 4/4/1990

Wilson, Nell Edenfield Mrs., 69 years old, of Winnsboro, died 4/4/1990. Born in Metter Georgia, she was a daughter of David and Millie Bowers Edenfield. Burial was in Royal Pine Memorial Cemetery. Newberry Observer 4/6/1990

Wilson, Robert Sr., in loving memory, 12/15/19192/1/1989, a tribute on Page 2, Newberry Observer 2/2/1990

Wingard, J. Maxcey, 94 years old, of Lexington, husband of Clara Shealy Singley Wingard, died 7/1/1990. Born in Lexington County he was a son of Ambrose M. and Mittie Nunnamaker Wingard. Services were held at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer 7/2/1990

Wise, Artie Dreher Mrs., 81 years old, of Chapin, died 2/12/1990. Born in Chapin she was a daughter of Willie and Bessie Wessinger Dreher. Services were at Providence AME Church of Chapin. Newberry Observer 2/16/1990

Wise, C. L. of Prosperity, husband of Josephine Boyd Wise, died 1/18/1990 in Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Mrs. Arethia Toland and the late William Wise. Services were at Mount Olive AME Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/19/1990 & 1/22/1990

Wise, Everline, see Mrs. Everline WHEELER, Newberry Observer 7/6/1990

Wise, James Walter, 85 years old, husband of Vinnie Mae Wise, died 6/13/1990 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry County he was a son of John and Anna Wise. Burial was at Mount Moriah AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/15/1990

Wise, Lang and Eddie O., married 2/6/1918, celebrating 72 years of marriage, picture on page 11, Newberry Observer 2/14/1990

Wofford, Marsha D. Mrs., 34 years old, of Newberry, wife of Donald L. Wofford, died 1/20/1990 at Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Pineville West Virginia she was a daughter of Mrs. Joanna C. Bailey. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Woodle, Mary Frances, see Mrs. Mary Frances Woodle CHAPPELL, Newberry Observer 1/22/1990

Woody, Lillian McEntire Mrs. of Columbia died 5/1/1990. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Thomas B. and Floyd Mills McEntire. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/4/1990

Woolbright, Florence, see Mrs. Florence Woolbright MARTIN, Newberry Observer 7/23/1990

Yarborough, Lowreen Glenn Mrs., 80 years old, of Blair, widow of Willie M. Yarborough, died 7/22/1990. Born in Fairfield County she was a daughter of Thomas and Sarah Griffin Glenn. Services were at St. Peter’s AME Church. Gibson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/25/1990

Yarbrough, William Porter, 55 years old, of Atlanta, husband of Mrs. Mary D. Yarbrough of Atlanta, died 1/24/1990 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Born in NYC he was a son of Mrs. Esther C. Yarbrough of Darien Ga. and Millard C. Yarbrough Sr. Services were at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Cathedral in Atlanta. Patterson Funeral Home of Atlanta was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/1990

Yonce, Dorothy Corley Mrs. of Merritt Island Florida, widow of W. L. ‘Tiny’ Yonce, died 3/7/1990. She was born in Edgefield County, a resident of Johnston SC. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery in Johnston. Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home of Edgefield was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/9/1990

Young, Lizzie Mae, see Lizzie Mae LYLES, Newberry Observer 2/12/1990

Young, Mary Alice, see Mrs. Mary Alice Young GOODALE, Newberry Observer 6/4/1990

Younginer, Callie Koon Mrs., 85 years old, of Columbia, widow of Joseph Younginer, died 5/29/1990. Born in Richland County she was a daughter of Walter and Agnes Sharpe Koon. Services were at Reformation Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/30/1990

 

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