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4A - T kxSexouraL, Greenwood. S C LAELLAXBS.'XATIOXiL Fvi-y. Asi 4, 2CC0 Grace Arnold WATERLOO Grace Thompson Arnold, 75. of Roue I. Box 445. Sulphur Springs Road, died Aug. 3, 2000. M EJgcfxrld HeXh Care Ccrta. Bora in Greenville County, she was the daughter of (he Lie Broadus and Uiy Estees Thompsoa She was retired from Nanm and was a member of New Beginnings Bap-tist Church. Survivors include four daughters. Vickie Jemigan. Ana son of Hodges; ihrce brothers. Oris Thompsoa of Horn Path. Furmaa Thompsoa of Anderson and Jota Thompsoa of Ware Shoals; a hatf sister. Uoda Rou of Pelzer. eighl grandchildren and rwo greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 Saturday at Bryth Funeral Home, with (he Rev. Jack King officiating. Burial win be ia Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Tommy Jemigan. Yancy Jemigao, Todd Odefl, Chad Odefl. Mike Sprague and Ed Mannerly. The family is at the borne of Vickie Jemigan, 1040 Phoenix Street Visitation is from 7-9 tonight at the funeral home. Bryth Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge. Aaron Boseman Sr. B ELTON Aaron Boseman Sr, 88. of 101 E Union Drive, husband of Olar Bell Pratt Boseman, died Aug. 2. 2000, at Anderson Area Medical Center. Bore in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Mil-Ion and Essie Burt Boseman. He was a retired employee of Abney Mills and a member of Welfare Baptist Church of Belton. Washington Lodge No. 340 and Thornasina Chapter No. 306. Order of the Eastern Star, where he was a Past Worthy Patron. He was first married to the late Mrs. Dove Boseman and the late Daisy Simmons Boseman. Survivors include his wife of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Elevyn Wilkes of Detroit, Mrs. Mary McAfee of Columbia and Mrs. Loretta Jenkins and Mrs. Patricia Gillespie, both of Belton; stepdaughters, Mrs. Janie Stewart of Pelzer. Mrs. Louvenia Howard and Mrs. Minnie Jones, both of Belton; Mrs. Sarah Alice Groves of Anderson, Mrs. Ruthell Wilson of Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Mattie Lois Curry of Honea Path. Mrs. Ruby Mae Howard of Ohio, Mrs. Daisy Lou Barmore of Due West, Mrs. Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Rice of Anderson and Mrs. Gallic Mae Harrison of Greenville; five sons, Aaron Boseman Jr., Milton Boseman and Leroy Boseman, all of Belton and Roger Boseman and the Rev. Tony Boseman, both of Anderson; six stepsons, J.B. Scott of Anderson, Walter Scott of Cleveland, James Harold Scott and the Rev. John William Jones, both of Belton, Howard Rice of Detroit and Marron Luther Mattison of Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Ware and Mrs. Annie Bell Berry, both of Anderson; a brother, James Boseman of Anderson; 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; and a number of step-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 Sunday at Welfare Baptist Church of Belton, conducted by the Rev. S.C. Neely, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at noon. The family is at the home. Holloway's Funeral home is in charge. - 4 , S212 ttJmmf 183, Hodgm Edna Bmmm, tomartal t2$ Cbdbrtfea UGaorga i Sam Mmrgmrat Smith. 147 Old Graattwood Highway, r 3 X$uVuSprgRoad. gommLmwn 3 Aaron If l- I i UDonJonm,TVon,Cm. r U WhMworto, Am Ga. H fiEMSOnf, Hobar aaanlnQ, af ffta noma, 209 Bald-win Aim. MBRAHYOH, Mary, 7 Bfylh Funaral Hoim. M GOSNELL, Mia, $:30-tX, Fatty Ararat Homa, m PATTERSON, Ann, at 142 Hackatt St and 1 0 taapat Court m STACK, Margarat, $-$, Cumbaa-Palmar Funaral II, ma a' - FWMB, FHOyV Ofjtmr STEER, Mary, 1-2, Blyth Funaral Horn. I CROWE, Nwy 4 0kvwMfcJk Whltttkw GffMtivjt McCURLEY. Batty, 2, Harris Funaral Homa, AtbavMa. U SCOTT, KatNaan, X grwvaaida, GnanvWa Manorial Gardana. M SCURRY, Earl , 3, Springfiaid Baptist Church, toganan. STEER, Mary, 2:30, gnvaalda, Graanwood Mamori-al Gardana. Mary Branyon i HODGES Marv Branvon. 83. widow of John Clay ton Branyon, died August 3, 2000 at Ashley House. She was a resident of 52 1 2 Highway 1 85. Bom in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of the late Capers Ellis and Zelpha Cullens Tirnms. She was a member of the Providence Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class andtheWM.U. Survivors include a daughter, Linda B. Rhodes of Greenwood; a son, Pete Branyon of Greenwood; two sisters, Dorothy Brissey of Hodges and Audrey Bowie of Due West; three brothers, Howard Tirnms, Oscar Timms and Capers Timms, all of Hodges; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 1 1 Saturday at Providence Baptist Church by the Revs. Bob Woody ard and Bennie Ridlehoover. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 10. Visitation is from 7-9 tonight at Blyth Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Farron Timms, Bryan Timms, Gary Timms, Kevin Branyon, Gay Branyon, Robert Dillard, G.B. Riley and Eddie Smith. Honorary escorts will be the Men of the Church. The family is at the home of Linda Rhodes, 108 Sage-wood Road Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Providence Baptist Church, 4714 Moorefield St., Hodges.SC 19653. Blyth Funeral Home is in charge. Edna Brown GREENWOOD Edna Krohg Brown, 85, formerly of 128 Oxford Road, widow of Maurice Burton Brown, died Aug. 3, 2000, at the home of a daughter in Cayce. Born in Halton, N.D., she was a daughter of the late Christian Julius and Emma Peterson Krohg. She retired from Erskine College. A member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, she was a member of the Asbury Sunday School Class, the Ella Julian Circle, the Women of the ELCA and the Alter Guild. Survivors include a daughter, Karen E. Brown of Cayce; two sisters, Minerva Hove of Lynden, Wash., and Dagny Pederson of West Fargo, N.D.; a stepdaughter, Nancy Brown Slaybraugh of Towson, Md.; three granddaughters and a great-grandson. Services will be at 3:30 Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. John Setzler. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Dr. Mac Cobb, Carroll Clem. Don Tay-lor, John W. Davis, Keith Roberts and Luke Aull. Visitation is from 2-3:30 Saturday in the church social hall. ' Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 501 E. Creswell Ave., Greenwood, S.C. 29646; the American Heart Association, Columbia Office, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, S.C. 29260; or to HospiceCare of Tri-County, 111 Executive Pointe Blvd., Columbia, S.C. 29210. Blyth Funeral Home is in charge. Delia Gosnell SALUDA Mary "Delia" Gosnell, 74, wife of J.T. GosneH died Aug. 3, 2000, at Memorial Mission Hospital. Bora ia Polk Counry, she was a daughter of the late Newton A and lame Morgan Case. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband; a brother, Roy Case of Elklon. Term.; and two sisters. Arietta Bell of Saluda and Ruby Ramsey of Shelby. N.C Serv ices will be at 2 Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church, with bunal m Saljkia City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6:30-8:30 tonight at Petty Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church Building Fund. Pcfly Funeral Home is in charge. Thelma Phelps Montgomery LAURENS Thelma Louise Phelps Montgomery, of 218 Independence Ave., widow of John Montgomery, died Aug. 1. 2000, at Laurens County Hospital in Clinton. Born in Laurens Counry, she was a daughter of the late James Phelps and Eula Montgomery. She was a member of Poplar Spring AME Church, where she was a stewardess, usher and a member of the Missionary Circle, Willing Worker and Carnation clubs and the Newberry Women's Aid Society. Survivors include four sons. Nathaniel Montgomery of Columbia, John W.M. Montgomery of Laurens, Gerald Montgomery of Greenville and Michael Montgomery of Waterloo; four daughters. Thelma M. Brown of Cohimbia, Md. Theresa A Henry of Laurens, Peggy L Bello of Baltimore and Betty William of Randlestown, Md.; two brothers, Johnny Phelps and David Phelps, both of Greenville; four sisters. Martha J. Phelps. Sadie Phelps and Mamie L Irby. all of Greenville and Mary Wright of Columbia; 1 8 grandchildren and 15 greal-graridchildren. Services will be at 2 Saturday at Poplar Spring AME Church, Laurens, conducted by the Rev. Robert Kennedy. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family is at the home of John W.M. and Maggie Grant Montgomery, 300 Pridmore Ave, Laurens. Beasley Funeral Home is in charge. Willie Power ABBEVILLE Services for Willie Power, of No. 72, Woodview Apartments, will be at 2:30 Saturday at Camp-field Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. James E. Williams, Matthew Thomas and Mary Paul. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30. The family is at the home. Brown and Walker Funeral Home is in charge. Sara Schroeder ABBEVILLE Sara Margaret Schroeder, 81, died Aug. 1, 2000, at Manor Care Nursing Center in Marietta, Ga. Bom in Abbeville, she was a daughter of the late Lucien and Margaret Black Schroeder. She retired as a clerical employee of Rich's Department Store and was a member of Northside United Methodist Church. Survivors include a sister, Frances Veal of Marietta. Graveside services will be at 2 Sunday in Long Cane Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Long Cane Cemetery Association, co Cornelia Winn, 21 1 Marshall Ave., Abbeville, S.C. 29620. Harris Funeral Home is in charge. a a a u siepsiskx Barbara Webb of Tennessee; a daughter and a son, Tamha W-tlins and Nick Lee. both of North Carob-na. ri Kicrnorial services will be at 1 1 am Saturday at CaZie Self Memorial Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. B LdandScoo. Burial will be in Meadowview. Farris Funeral Home b ia charge. Margaret U. Whitrvorth - ROME, Ga. Memorial services for Margaret U pshaw Whitworth will be at 3 Sunday at Brookes ChapeL Shorter College Campus. Rome. Visitation is after the service. Bunal will be private. Mrs. Whitworth, 87. wife of Dt Charles W. Whitworth. died July 23. 3000, m Rome. Born in Atlanta, she was a daughter of the late Congressman William D. and Margaret Beverly Upshaw. She attended the public schools of Asheville, N.C, Coker College and the University of Tennessee. An educator, she taught high school English in five states, including East Rome High School Main High School and high school in Greenwood, S.C She also taught as a visiting instructor at Shorter College. She was a founder of Hospitality House and a member of its board. She was a volunteer for various charitable and educational agencies. In 1978, she became one of the first women to be an ordained deacon of First Baptist Church, where she taught Bible classes in the church school for more than 25 years. Survivors include her husband of Rome; two daughters, Margaret Romeis of Wayne, Pa, and Sheron Kenaston of Chananooga, Tenn.; two sons. Dr. Charles Whitworth Jr. of Montpellier. France and David T. Whitworth of St Simon's Island; a sister. Beverly Upshaw Wolfe of Knoxville, Tenn.; 1 0 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Mission Fund or Shorter College for the Margaret Whitworth Memorial Fund. Daniel's Funeral Home is in charge. Margaret Smith ABBEVILLE Margaret Knight Smith, 77, of 147 Old Greenwood Highway, widow of Earl D. Smith, died u Aug. 3. 2000. at her home. Services will be announced by Harris Funeral Home, which is in charge. George Watkins GREENWOOD - George Timothy Watkins, 41, husband of Victoria Price Watkins, died Aug. I, 2000, at Self Memorial Hospital. Bom in Meadowview, Va., he was a son of Gardenia Webb and stepson of Haley Webb. He retired from the Navy and attended Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of the home; his parents of Meadowview; two brothers, Fred Watkins of Washington, D.C., and Ricky Watkins of Tennessee; three stepbrothers, Tony Webb of Tennessee, Stanley Webb of Virginia and Mark Webb of Christianburg, Va.; a sister, Delores Watkins of Tennessee; a Dora Jones TIFTON, GA. - Dora Turner Jones, 96, of Tifton and formerly of Amarillo, TX, widow of William Jesse Jones, Sr., died August 2, 2000 at Tift Health Care. Bom hi Lehigh, Indian Territory, OK, she was a daughter of the late Lorenzo Dow and Leta Abigail Brumley Turner. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Tifton, the Eastern Star, was a volunteer in senior citizens programs and enjoyed music and organic gardening. Surviving are three sons, Sam Jones of Sulphur Spring, TX, Earl Thomas Jones and James Jones, both of Amarillo, TX; a daughter and son-in-law, Bettie and Finis Home of Tifton, GA and Greenwood, SC; twelve grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. . She was predeceased by a son, William' Jesse Jones, Jr. Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Jack Westlyn and Dr. Don Wauchope officiating. Burial will be 11 AM Monday in Evergreen Cemetery, Amarillo, TX. The family request that flowers be omitted and memorials made to the Children's Transport Fund for Burned and Crippled Children, co Travis Thompson, Hasan Temple, 1822 Palmyra, Road, Albany, GA 31701 or to Hospice of Tiftarea, co Kerry Leeper Brock, PO Box 747, Tifton, GA 31793. Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors, Tiftarea Chapel is in charge. 3 n i a 9 H O ,1 I ) fl 3 6 1) IA r3 iJ ' a I v ) t I I r GEORGE WATKINS The above paid obituary is published as requested ,3 to accommodate those desiring more information umn u yrurtucu in uuuuiunui aeam ana junerai notices. Such obituaries are prepared and billed through our Advertising Department at 223-141 J. BUSH: GOP leaders praise speech Continued from page I A speakers had avoided as too controversial. Bush expressed support for anti-abortion laws but acknowledged that "good people disagree on this issue." Reciting campaign pledges, Bush promised in broad terms to "strengthen Social Security and repair Medicare" and make prescription drugs "available and affordable for every senior who needs them." He said he would abolish the federal estate tax, which affects about 2 percent of Americans in the highest income brackets, cut income tax rates and double the child tax credit. "Give me a mandate," he said, "and I will use it." On a key military issue, Bush pledged to deploy a missile defense system despite opposition from - Russia and American allies who fear it will trigger a nuclear arms race. Poking fun at both Clinton and Gore, Bush said, "I do not need to take your pulse before I know my own mind. I do not reinvent myself at every turn. I am not running in borrowed clothes." . The delegates loved iL "Now that's a man. You can be tough but tender," said North Carolina state Rep. Jean Preston. "Home run after home run," intoned Arizona delegate Don Ascoli. GOP leaders praised Bush's speech. "He has a different attitude, and that came through loud and clear," said Massachusetts Gov. Paul Cellucci. "People are tired of divi-siveness. I think they see he's a different kind of Republican." House Speaker Dennis Hasten said, "I think our members are so pumped up, we're going to get out of here and just start really rolling." Rep. George Nethercutt of Washington said, "He's got great vision. We'll get to the details later." Former New Hampshire Gov. Walter Peterson raised an eyebrow about Bush's delivery. "I noticed his stern demeanor and a lack of a smile, which was attributed to natural nervousness," Peterson said. "I didn't see him smile once. It was a well-crafted speech. I don't doubt regular Republicans were very united behind it." rt Predictably, Democrats did not like Bush's address "Despite all the happy rhetoric, despite all the smiling faces, despite all the scripted displays of 'inclusion,' Bush-Cheney is the same old mean-spirited and divisive Republican ticket," the Democratic National Committee charged. Gore's convention opens Aug. 14 "" when Democrats gather in Los" Angeles. A two-term governor who tried his hand in the oil business and ran a baseball team, Bush presented himself as an outsider without a stake in Washington's long-running political battles. He said he may "lack the polish of Washington. Then again, I don't have a lot of things that come with Washington." Portraying himself as a leader who can deal with Democrats, Bush said, "I want to change the tone of Washington to one of civility and respect." After his train ride in the Midwest, Bush heads to the West Coast, where Sen. John McCain is to join him for campaigning in California, Oregon and Washington state. The Arizona senator won seven primaries last winter and demonstrated a strong appeal to independent voters whose votes will be critical in November. TODAY IN HISTORY By The Associated Press Aug. 4 Today is Friday, Aug. 4, the 217th day of 2000. There are 149 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 4, 1944, Nazi police raided the secret annex of a building in Amsterdam and arrested eight people including 15-year-old Anne Frank, whose diary became a famous account of the Holocaust. (Anne died at Bergen-Belsen.) On this date: Ten years ago: The European Community imposed an embargo on imports of oil from Iraq and Kuwait to protest the Baghdad government's invasion of its neighbor. Five years ago: Croat forces launched a massive attack on breakaway Serbs in their self-proclaimed capital of Knin. One year ago: On the eve of congressional votes on the Republicans' $792 billion tax cut proposal. President Clinton again pledged a veto, saying the GOP package was "risky and plainly wrong." Actor Victor Mature died in San Diego County, Calif, (his age, depending on references, ranged from 83 to 86). : . Today's Birthdays: Britain's Queen Mother Elizabeth is 100. Journalist Helen Thomas is 80. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is 71. Singer Frankie Ford is 60. Actor-comedian Richard Belzer is 56. Actor-screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton is 45. Track star Mary Decker Slaney is 42. Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens is 38. Rock musician Rob Cieka (Boo Radleys) is 32. Actor Michael DeLuise is 31. Rhythm-and-blues singer-actor Marques Houston (Immature) is 19. Thought for Today: "Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds." Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)." PEOPLE in the news By The Associated Press KATIE COURIC: Has started saying y'all BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Katie Couric has begun picking up different speech patterns since she hired two Birmingham natives as personal assistants. "I've been saying 'y'all' and 'hey a lot lately," said Couric, host of tyBC's 'Today" show. Courtney Allsbrook, 25, handles Oniric's scheduling and other professional chores. Marlowe Mitchell, 24, handles Couric's correspondence. Both are from the Birmingham suburb of Mountain Brook. "They are smart, hardworking and fun to be around," Couric said of her assistants. "1 think everybody in New York who calls my office enjoys their Southern accents." ; NO DOUBT: Band's fans hurt at show MESA, Ariz. A crowd of 4,000 people rushed the stage at a No Doubt concert, injuring five people who were crushed against a railing or trampled. Three people at the Mesa Amphitheater show were hospitalized in the suburban Phoenix city, said Mesa Fire Deputy Battalion Chief Mary Cameli. None of the injuries was serious. 3 b n 1 R O B ) t I 4 ! Baming 229-0055 VISA mi f W A i V - J All Occasion Portrait Frames CamfintrveAlCiannBpm'mtr... ...At Tk Foot Of The Cross You Are Invited! Revival Services Aug. 3 - 6 At 7 PM With Doyle Roberts & Family Marshall Road Church of God 1213 Marshall Road Greenwood, South Carolina Rev. Donald Rowell For Directions Call 227-2565 Or 227-6862 0

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