Obituaries

Susie C. Morris (Blackville)

Funeral services for Susie Carroll Morris, 82, of Blackville, will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Ashleigh Baptist Church, Blackville, with the Reverend Brandon Dobson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be given to the Gideon’s International, Barnwell Camp, P.O. Box 86, Williston, SC 29853.

Mrs. Susie passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

James 'Butch' Ballard (Barnwell)

Funeral services for James Lawrence “Butch” Ballard, 70, of Barnwell, will be held 2 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, with the Father Daniel Hank officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday.

Butch passed away on Tuesday, October 17 2017.

Joseph Herbert Jackson (Williston)

Funeral services for Joseph Herbert “Joe” Jackson, 89, of Williston, will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston with burial at the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. The family has asked that memorials be given in Mr. Jackson’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169.

Mr. Jackson passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017.

William 'Ed' Cagle (Williston)

Funeral services for William Edward “Ed” Cagle, 88, of Williston will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston with the Reverend Dan Fogle officiating. Burial will be at the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in memory of Ed to Rosemary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 409, Williston, SC 29853.

Ed passed away at his home on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Jamie Ward Renew Wilson (Bamberg)

Ms. Jamie Ward Renew Wilson, 79, of Bamberg, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 after an extended illness.

Funeral services for Ms. Wilson were held 4 p.m., Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Open Door Baptist Church, 6933 Main Highway, Bamberg, with the Rev. Brian Gray officiating. Burial followed at Bamberg County Memory Gardens. The family received friends from 3-4 p.m., one hour prior to the service.

Ms. Wilson was born March 14, 1938 in Charleston to the late James Madison Ward and the late Ruth Porter Ward.

Louise B. Glee (Barnwell)

Mrs. Louise Bradley Glee, aka “Weezie”, age 64, was born on October 14, 1952, in Allendale to the late John Henry Bradley Sr. and the late Martha Boynton.

Seeking God’s direction and guidance, she joined the Rosemary Baptist Church in Barnwell where she served as a faithful and dedicated Usher for 13 years.

Frank Smith (Allendale)

Mr. Frank Smith, age 54, was born on June 11, 1963 in Allendale, to the late John Davis and Elizabeth Moore Smith.

At an early age he joined and was baptized at the Beautiful Gate Baptist Church in Allendale.

He received his education in the public-school system in Allendale and worked at Dixie Narco in Williston for many years.

Frank will be remembered for the love he had for his family and friends, and he will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He was married to the late Carol Loadholt Smith for 12 years.

Carlton Shaw Sr. (Barnwell)

A memorial service for Carlton Harvey Shaw Sr., 70, of Barnwell, will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, October 14, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Carlton passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Born in Deland, Fla., he was a son of the late Herbert Shaw and Eva Cook Shaw. He previously worked for Thompson Paint & Body and Bouchillon Paint & Body. He was a U.S. Army veteran having been stationed in Vietnam.

Henry Creech (Barnwell)

Henry Creech was born to the late Romie and Irene Creech on November 30, 1940 in Barnwell.

After graduating high school, he moved to Bronx, N.Y. He lived in Queens, N.Y. before retiring to South Carolina. It was in the Bronx where he met and married the beautiful RosaBell. Together they raised two beautiful daughters, Rose and Sandy Creech.

Henry passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Aiken.

Robert O. Collins (Blackville)

Robert O. Collins passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 from his beloved Home Place surrounded by his family.

Mr. Collins was a devoted husband, father, admired grandfather, statesman and friend. Born on July 13, 1935, he was the eldest son of the late Helen Hutto Collins and George Shannon Collins.

Paulette Still (Blackville)

Paulette Odom Still, 72, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Blackville.
Paulette was born on May 5, 1945 in Barnwell. She is the widow of the late Melvin Jethro “Check” Still who passed away July 6, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Addison and Salida P. Berry, and sister of Mary Gregory.
A graveside memorial service was held Monday, October 9, 2017 at Ashleigh Baptist Church Cemetery at 3 p.m. The family received friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service in Ashleigh Baptist Church.

Ernestine Platts Creech (Maryland)

Mrs. Ernestine Platts Creech, age 66, was born on July 28, 1951, in Allendale to the late Samella Platts.

Seeking God’s direction and guidance, she joined the New Zion Baptist Church in Siegling, and later moved her membership to the Kettering Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, MD, where she lived.

She graduated from C.V. Bing High School in Allendale and later furthered her education at Prince George’s Community College in Upper Marlboro, MD, where she studied law. She worked as a paralegal for many years before retiring.

Ronnie Bolen (Williston)

Funeral services for Ronnie A. Bolen, 66, of Williston, will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, with the Reverend Floyd Dukes officiating; burial will be in the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Ronnie passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Hazel Carter Main (Sycamore)

Hazel Carter Main, 84, passed away at her residence in Sycamore on October 2, 2017.

Mrs. Main was born December 16, 1932 in Walhalla; she was the daughter of the late Henry Carter & Ola Mae C. Gibson. She was married to James Main for 64 years and helped him manage M & M Variety Store and Greyhound Bus Station in Fairfax for 43 years. She also worked at Thomas Electric & Plumbing Company for 47 years. Mrs. Hazel was a member of the Fairfax First Baptist Church. She loved God, her family and friends and was a perfect model of kindness, compassion, and hard work.

Shirley Ann Wright Rice (Fairfax)

Mrs. Shirley Ann Wright Rice, age 53, was born on March 21, 1964, in Crescent City, Fla. to the late Oregon and Aretha M. Wright.

Seeking God’s direction and guidance, she joined the Trinity Church of God in Allendale, where she served faithfully as Mother of the Church, and on the Kitchen Ministry until her health began to fail.

She graduated from Allendale-Fairfax High School in Allendale, and worked at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton for 12 years, and Cracker Barrel for 16 years as a Chef and Cook.

Walter Chappel (Barnwell)

Walter Chappel was born on July 30, 1939, in Union Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, to the late Joseph S. Chappel and Edna Mae Smith Chappel. Walter was the third of four siblings and was preceded in death by his younger brother, Marvin, and older sister, Lorraine.

Walter received his early education in Brooklyn, New York, and after the family moved to Queens, he attended and graduated from Newtown High School in June 1957. Soon after graduation, Walter joined the United States Navy, where he served on the USS/LUCE for four years and was honorably discharged in 1962.

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