The Index-Journal from Greenwood, South Carolina on February 16, 1968 · Page 5
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m 1 I J t i k k k ti. 1 i si: C. A. Henderson Charles Alvln Henderson, 73, of 235 Presslcy St., died Thursday at 5:40 p.m. in Self Memorial Hospital after a long 111- cess. He was a native of Abbeville County, son of the late Robert E. and Beu'ah McKellar Henderson. H? '7P.r a -''" of South Mnh Stnst Baptist Churcn an'' as a 7 . ,Var I veteran. He was an ennloyee of Gul? Oil Cj. for 48 y3ars. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Kate Calvert Henderson: a daughter, Mrs. Tony Capicl of ureenwooa; a son, Charles A. Henderson or Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Ozzie Wilson and Mrs. Darean Burnett of Green. wood; and two brothers, Robert and Joel Henderson of Green wood. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Blyth Funeral Home by the Rev. Ryan Eklund and the Rev. Mills Peebles. Burial will be in Kehoboth Church cemeterv. Pallbearers will be Gene and Cecil Henderson, Billy Wilson, uaeii, Kaipn, uaude, Dennis, Floyd and Earl Rushton. The bodv is at the funrl home. The family will be at the nome or Mr. and Mrs. Capicl, 225 Sagewood. V ' Miss Floy Brown COLUMBIA Miss Florence (Floy) Brown of Ohio Street, City View, died In a Columbia hospital yesterday at 1:45 a.m. after nine months of illness. She was a native of Anderson County but lived the greater part of her life in Greenville. She was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Lucy Grover Brown. She was a textile worker before her retirement. Surviving are a brother, George Brown of Anderson; a half-brother, BUI Brown of Abbeville; and her stepmother, Mrs. Annie Ranger of Greenville. Graveside services will be conducted in Graceland Cemetery Saturday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Ansel Prultt Pallbearers will be Emmett H. Edwards, Frank Porter, Frank Durham, T. L. Jones, T. T. Myers and Terrell Ayers. The body is at Jones Mortuary. Mrs. C. B. Searson HAMPTON - Mrs. Dora El-lis Searson, widow of Charles B. Searson Sr., died Thursday. Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. today at Hampton Baptist Church. Surviving are a son, Charles B. Searson Jr. of Saluda; two daughters, Mrs. Dora Rizer and Mrs. Phoebie Long of Hampton; and a sister, Mrs. Lucy Ellis Mixon. Peeples Funeral Service was in charge. frank Sinatra Nv "tottu tome A cool private eye whose clients are both dangerous and demand ing! .ri T ft In J V. 1 w Mrs. Lena Moon Mrs. Lena Bell Duncan Moon, 82, died at 7: a.m. today at Self Memorial Hospital after six years of declining health and a serious illness of three days. She was born In Elbert County, Ga., Dec. 31, 1885, a daughter of the late Jeff and Mary More Dun-m. She spent most of her life in Madison County, Ga., and she was a m v i'jer of Vlnsyard, Creek Baptist Church In Comer, Ga. Her husband, James J. Moon, died in 1934. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. J. B. Coile of Daniels-ville, Ga., Mrs. Roy Patterson of Colbert. Ga.. Mrs. Otis K1. lum of Greenwood and Mrs. John E. Mercer of Bogart, Ga.; three sons. Coswell Moon of Kannapolis. N.C.. James of Landis, N.C., and William Moon of Greenwood; one sister, Mrs. Sam Pattnn nf fnmpr Ga.; 27 grandchildren nnri ' number of great-grandchildren. Funeral service uhh k . - r uv wis-. ducted at 3 n.m. Sundav at Vineyard Creeft Baptist Church by the Rev. Jack Fields and -i Fev. D.alton Carrington. Burial will be In the church cemetery. The body Is at Harley Funeral noma and will hn tai Bridges Funnml Athens, Ga.. and will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Sunday. The familv aril! k it.- L. M mm "l U1C home of Mrs. Otis Kellum In Greenwood at 104 Lyman St. un-til Saturday morning when they will go to the hnm a? m Roy Patterson fa Colbert. Ga. ' Mrs. Walter Burriss ABBEVILLE M. vr...j. B. , . mauuc Burton Burriss, 83, widow of Walter Burriss of Rt. 1. Abbeville, died in a Wal Thursday at 10:30 a.m. after an illness of one week. She was a lifplnnir raeMan Abbeville County, daughter of w u 5. and Minnie Mc-GiU Burton. She was a member Ch h W Fa"S Fim Baptist Surviving are two sistro Mrs. Lamar Sitton of Elberton, Ga., and Mrs. Blanche Freeman of Gadsden, Ala.; and three orotners, Benny Burton of Tig-nall, Ga., Wheeler Burton of Dallas, Tex., and Earl Burton of Leesburg, Fla. Funeral services were conducted today at 4 p.m. at First uapusi cnurch by the Rev. Roger Newell, and the Rev. J. B. Chapman. Burial was in Midway Baptist Church cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews. Mrs. H. H. Forck CLINTON - Mrs. Velma Burr Forck, 68, of 502 Cedar St., died Wednesday afternoon in a local hospital after a year of declining health. Her husband was the late Hubert Herman Forck. She was a native of Summer- ville, Kan., daughter of the late W. J". 'and Sara Ann Cockrell Burr, and was a member of University Catholic Church in Norman, Okla. She was a mu sic major at Nazareth Academy in Oklahoma and a former fra ternity house mother at the Uni versity of Oklahoma. She lived in Greenwood before moving to Clinton last December, and was a Girl Scout director there for 15 years. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Sara) Cronic of Clinton and Mrs. Donald (Jo Ann) Sobocinski of Saskatche wan, Canada; a brother, Dan Burr of Glencoe, Okla.; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Boniface Catholic Church, Joanna, by the Rev. Peter Ber-berick. Burial will be In St. Peter's Catholic Church cemetery, Columbia, Saturday at 1 p.m. Pallbearers will be W. T. and Ray Cronic, Edward G. Camp-':ell. Ed Workman. Ted Wolf and W. G. King Sr. A rosary will be recited Friday at 7 p.m. at Gray Funeral Home, after which the family will receive friends. The body is at the funeral home and the family is at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Cronic, 401 Cedar St J. W. McDonald McCORMICK - James Wal- lace McDonald, 86, died Thurs day at a Lexington nursine home after a long Illness. He was a native of Green wood County, son of the late Kenneth and Mary Adams McDonald. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bethany Baptist Church. He was mar ried first to the late Mrs. Annie Mae Adams McDonald: second to the late Mrs. Maggie Ward Mcuonaid: and third to the late Mrs. Lillie Yarborough McDon- am. Surviving are four sons, Ernest L. McDonald of West Columbia. Dacus M. McDonald of Columbus, Ohio, James Wallace McDonald Jr. of North Charleston and Marvin M. McDonald of New Ellenton; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Padgett of North Charleston and Mrs. Mary E. Coates of Cayce; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lessle Eiden of Washington: a stepson. Robert Yarborough of Augusta, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. Joe Barton of Plum Branch, Mrs Louise West and Mrs. Maggie Mae Newby of McCormick and Mrs. Wiley Coleman of Abbe ville; 16 grandchildren and I stepgrandchlld. Graveside services were con ducted today at 3 p.m. at Mc Cormick City Cemetery by the Rev. L. O. Godbee. Pallbearers were nephews. Strom Funeral Home was In charge. Quotas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "I'm lust lucky there aren't more than 29 days In this month," Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, due to leave his present Job at the end of February, Joking with newsmen about the approaching change. Indcx-Journsl, C.c:nwc:J, S. C, Fr;.':, Ft!). IS, l'C3 " HNincyMtnimtttlMir. Jill St John Gena Rowland - IN COLOR -NOW 6:40 & 8:40 auto THEATRE Dean's List At Lander Thirty-six students are on the Dean's List at Lander College for the firset semester of the 1967-68 college year, according to Mrs. R. A. Hollingsworth, registrar and director of admis sions. The semester began Sept. 15 and ended Jan. 19. Lander College students must maintain an average of 2.5 qual ity points or above for the se mester to be on the Dean-s List. The highest average pos sible would be 3.0, an average oi straight A's. Students on the Dean's List are Betty Chapman, Carroll Clem, Peggy Cliatt, Betty Dar by, ciair tvans, Betty Fowler and Frances Gee, all of Green wood; Kathy Davis, Greer; Ger-aldlne Dorn, Edgefield; Judith Dunlap, Westminster; Gloria Frederick, Biackvme, and Lin da Fuller, Abbeville. Other students on the Dean s List are Pat Langley, Hodges; Margaret LeNoir, Horatio; Nan cy Mahafiey, Duncan; Laura Mims, Charleston Heights; Susan Moore and Carrie Dale Roper of Gray Court; Jane Pitts, Laurens; Lamar Gee, Judy Lavender, Mary Picket simer, Beth Pinson and Holland Satterfield, all of Greenwood. Also on the Dean's List are Anne Shull, Richard Sikes. Car olyn Stuart and Gay Timmer-man. Greenwood; Henry Teague, ware Shoals; Gwen Ulmer, Rldgeland; Claire Web ster, Mayesville; Linda Wilkes, Hartsvllle; Diane Williams, Spartanburg Betty Jean Woods, Gray Court; Margaret Elaine Wright, Bamberg, and Barbara Yonce of Ninety Six. SILAS GUILDS FUNERAL SUNDAY Funeral services for Silas Childs will be conducted at Pine Pleasant Baptist Church Sunday at 2:30 p.m. by the Rev. C. B. Freeman. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Hill, Ezklel Goode, Ivery Tay-lon, Julian Ruff, Ashley Lark and Willie Pressley. Flowerbearers will be Mrs. Janle M. Taylor, Mrs. Elolse Hill, Mrs. Mattie Bell Williams, Mrs. Daisy Run, Mrs. Carolyn Pope, Mrs. Millie Holloway, Mrs. Hattie Lark and Mrs. lillie Mae Pressley. The bodv will remain at r er- cival-Tompklns Service until the hour or service. Democrats Have 'Forfeited1 Right To Govern, Parker Says COLUMBIA (AP) - Marshall Parker thinks a better organized campaign by him and public exasperation with Democrats in the White House and Congress will land him South Carolina's junior U.S. Senate seat next November. In announcing his candidacy for the Republican Senate nomi nation Wednesday, Parker said the Democrats have "forfeited" their right to govern by forfeit ure of their "credibility" at home and abroad. "In seven years of political power," said Parker at a news conference, "the Democrats have sown the seeds of discord among our people, and we are reaping a harvest of lawless ness, riots and insurrections." Parker is seeking the Senate seat he lost to Democratic Jen. Ernest F. Hollings in a close race two years ago. This year's election is for a full, six-year term. The 1966 election was ne cessitated by the mid-term death of Democratic Sen. Olin D. Johnston If nommated at the state GOP convention on March 30, Parker would face the winner of the Democratic primary In the general election. Hollings has not announced his candidacy as yet, but is expected to do so soon. Should he run in the primary, he will be opposed by John Bolt Culbert- son, a Greenville lawyer and outspoken civil rights advocate. Parker told newsmen Wednes day his campaign is more organized at this point than it was at the same point two years ago. He presented a three-man campaign staff which is prepared to go to work immediately. "Last time we didn't have a campaign manager until August," he remarked. Announced as 1968 campaign managers for Parker were Fred Buzhardt of McCormick and Henry Chandler of Columbia. Both are former aides .to South Carolina's senior U.S. senator, Republican Strom Thurmond. Crawford Clarkson, Columbia accountant, will serve as Parker's finance chairman. In a prepared statement read at his news conference, Parker was highly critical of the Democratic administration's handling of the Vietnam war. MISS ARNOLD'S FUNERAL SUNDAY Funeral services lor Miss Mattie Lee Arnold will be conducted at St. Paul A.M.E, Church in Cokesbury Sunday at 2:30 p.m. by the Rev. W. M. Carter. Burial will be m tne Evening Star Cemetery, Pallbearers will be John W. Henderson. Bob Toibert, rae Morgan, Henry Bowie, Wilbert Gray and Roosevelt Heard. Flower bearers will be miss vam M. Jones. Mrs. Mary Watson. Mrs. Doris Wardlaw, Mrs. Linda Hamilton, wirs. Annie Burton, Miss Nealye Wide-man, Miss Sandra Taylor, Miss Ttnia Fisher. Miss Barbara PpHq and Miss tmrna juna Holmes. Th hodv will remain at Perclval-Tompkins Service until the hour of service, GEROME BRADLEY DIES; FUNERAL SATURDAY Gerome Bradley, a son of Mrs. Hattie Bradley of 510 Baptist St. and the late Rev. George W. Bradley of Bradley died Wednesday W New York City after several years of declining health. He was born In Bradley and attended Brewer School and was a member of Cedar Grove A.M.E. Church until he left to live in New York. Survivors are his mother of Greenwood; his wife, Mrs. Hazel Bradley; one daughter of New York; one son, U.S. Army, stationed in Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Stull of Green-wood, and Mrs. Irma Saddled of New York; and two brothers, Edward and R. D. Bradley of New York. Funeral and burial will be in Bronx, N.Y. Saturday. Obituaries FUNERAL SUNDAY i FOR R. C. DEVLIN McCORMICK - Funeral services for R. C. Devlin of Rt. 1, Troy, will be conducted from Mt. Sinai A.M.E. Church Sunday at 2 p.m. by the pastor, the Rev. Murray Hunter. Burial will be In the church cemetery-... Pallbearers win De j. u, ai- phonso, Elliott and the Rev. George Devlin, Chris Dansby jr. and MarK K. uansoy. Flower bearers are Misses Rose Marie Dansby and ! Ida Nell, Lizzie Mae and Willie Belle Devlin. The body will remain at Walker Funeral Home until the service hour. FUNERAL SUNDAY FOR WILLIE JENNINGS McCORMICK Funeral serv ices for Willie Floyd Jennings, who was killed in a truck accident last Sunday night, will be conducted from the ion Chanel A.M.E. Church in Mc- ConnlcK Sunday at p.m. oy the pastor, the Rev. D. A. Klugh. Burial will be In the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Athel Lev- erett, Edward GUchrlst, J. C. White, Otis White, Frank Lew is and Otis Kelly. Flowerbearers will be Misses Carolyn, Cynthia and Janle Lee Jennings and Valerie ouaries. The body win remain at Walker Funeral Home until the service hour. FUNERAL SUNDAY FOR BOBBIE IIACKETT Funeral services for Bobble James Hackett, who died last Sunday In Columbus, Ohio, will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Tranquil A.M.E. Church near Troy, with the Rev. Carter Peeks and the Rev. James Rob inson officiating. Burial will be In the church cematery. Pallbearers will' be Odell Faulkner, Paul Reid, Walter Lagroora, Timothy Chappell, Johnnie Sanders and Willie La- groom. Flower bearers will be Mrs. Christine Davis, Mrs. Mary Cowans, Mrs. Mattie C. Chris. topher, Mrs. Patricia Ann wii Hams, Mrs. Ella M. Fortune, Mrs. prima we lainerr, wirs Vera Davis, Mrs. Ella Mae Cowans and Mrs. Bettye J. Hlg-gins. The family is at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs, Ernest Hackett, In the Sodom community. They will receive friends at Parks Funeral Home from 8 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The body will remain at the funeral home until the service hour. Plan Economic Boycott In Go. SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Negro demonstrators plan to begin an economic boycott along with more attempts to block school buses with their bodies to back up their demands for school Improvements. About 40 demonstrators were hauled away by state troopers Thursday after they sprawled In a street to block buses coming to the predominantly Negro Social Circle Training School. Spokesmen for the demonstra tors said the protest centered around conditions at the train lng school, an elementary school under jurisdiction of the Walton County Board of Education. They said there was a lack of substitute teachers, class, rooms were Inadequate and school buses overcrowded. About 20 of the demonstrators arrested were Juveniles and were released later in custody of their parents or guardians. The others were held for a court hearing on charges of obsfiwet-lng traffic and refusing to obey la lawful order. Millionaire Quality Merchandise At 30 to 60 Sayings NEW MERCHANDISE ARRIVING DAILY. SHOP EVERY DEPT. wPaa-1- JIM WEEK-END SPECIAL Romney Blasts Away At Nixon; McCarthy Fights For TV Time By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS George Romney is working hard at labeling Richard M. Nixon, his principal rival in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary campaign, to escalate is to win. Nixon, meanwhile, took a brief respite from the New Hampshire grind to visit Boston for a Lincoln Day speech. Asked at a news conference if as a confirmed believer in esca-he would approve use of nuclear lation as the best policy for vic tory in Vietnam. The Michigan governor charged Thursday that Nixon is a "me too" candidate who ac cepts "the Johnson thesis" that STATE NOW PLAYING COLUMBIA PICTURES Promts SIDNEY POITIER Shows 3:15-5:10 7:05-9 yv JJUIKCUVRIS PRODUCTION Or "TO S1L1.1TJBTC3 WSIV 1&& -mrmA m. weapons to keep the Comma nists from taking the Marine outpost of Khe Sanh in Vietnam, he said this seemed neither nec essary nor advisable. But a general, he said, "has to take the position that he can not rule out the use of weapons in extreme situations that might develop." On the Democratic side, Sen, Eugene J. McCarthy began his court fight for equal television time to match President John son's Dec. 19 interview with a trio of network newsmen. 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