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Deloris Bobo

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Mrs. Deloris Bobo 62 of North Delores BoboCharleston, SC entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 23, 2015.  Deloris was the beloved wife of William Bobo; the loving mother of Mr. Wendell Bobo, Mrs. Latresha (Mark) Gantt and Ms. Pernia Bobo; the grandmother of Bennay Griffin, Malachi Gantt, Joshua Gantt, Aaron Gantt and Ashlyn Bobo all of Charleston, SC.   The relatives and friends of Mrs. Deloris Bobo are invited to attend her home going service on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11:00 AM at the Azalea Drive Church of Christ, 3950 Azalea Drive, North Charleston, SC. Mrs. Bobo will repose at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Travis Brown, Jr.

The relatives and friends of Mr. Travis Brown, Jr and those of his parents Ms. Dana Holmes and Mr. Travis Brown, Sr., those of his grandparents Martha Holmes, the late Christopher Gadsden, Oralee Brown and the late James “Baby” Brown; those of his great grandparents Sadie Mack and Christina Gadsden, those of his siblings, Sierra Brown, Travazia King, Jaylyn Brown, and Ar’Quise Brown and the those of his nephew Rae’Zhaun Brown are invited to attend his celebration of life service Saturday, January 24,2015  ,12:00 noon at Little Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church 4914 Nesbit Ave. North Charleston , SC Bishop Aaron Elliot,  Pastor.

Interment will follow at Johnson Cemetery. 

Mr. Brown will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the Leroy W. Hilton Memorial Chapel.

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Mr. Travis Brown, Jr. entered into eternal Brown, Travisrest on Sunday, January 18, 2015.  Mr. Brown was the son of Ms. Dana Holmes and Mr. Travis Brown, Sr.; the grandson of Martha Holmes, the late Christopher Gadsden, Oralee Brown and the late James “Baby” Brown; the great grandson of Sadie Mack and Christina Gadsden; the brother of Sierra Brown, Travazia King, Jaylyn Brown, and Ar’Quise Brown and the uncle of Rae’Zhaun Brown.  The family will be receiving friends at 112 Pine Grove Drive, N. Charleston, SC 29420. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Priscilla Waring

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Priscilla H. Waring  and those of her husband, the late Mr. Thomas P. Waring, Jr.; those of her children, Mr. Charles D. Waring, Mr. Rodney B (Phyllis) Waring, Miss Pamela Waring, the late Mae Francis Cooper, the late Larry Thomas Waring and the late Teddy C. Waring; and those of her siblings, Carrie Gardner, Blanche Nelson, Anna Gardner and Sarah Hawkins are invited to attend her home going celebration of life service on Friday, January 23, 2015, 11:00AM at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 6925 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Andrew Adams, II, Pastor. 

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Waring will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the church.

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Mrs. Priscilla Waring 88 of Hanahan , SC entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  Mrs. Waring was the wife of the late Mr. Thomas P. WaringPriscilla Waring, Jr.; the mother of Mr. Charles D. Waring, Mr. Rodney B (Phyllis) Waring and Miss Pamela Waring; three children preceded her in death, Mae Francis Cooper, Larry Thomas Waring and Teddy C. Waring; her siblings, Carrie Gardner, Blanche Nelson, Anna Gardner and Sarah Hawkins.  Mrs. Waring  served dutifully for many years as the secretary of Bonds-Wilson and North Charleston High Schools.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. 

Amanda Harvin

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Amanda Evelena Smalls Harvin and those of her parents, the late John and Maggie Smalls; those of her children, Freddie H. Watson, Kenneth B.Harvin, Wanda H. Porcher(Lewis); and those of her siblings, John Smalls (Rebecca), Morgan Smalls (Ruth), and William Edward “Josiah” Smalls are invited to attend her celebration of life service on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 11:00AM at Royal Missionary Baptist Church, 4761 Luella Ave., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Isaac J. Holt, Jr., Pastor.

Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Garden. 

Ms. Harvin will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the Church.

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Mrs. Amanda Evelena Smalls Harvin, 94 of Amanda HarvinNorth Charleston, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Mrs. Harvin was the daughter of the late John and Maggie Smalls; the mother of Freddie H. Watson, Kenneth B.Harvin, Wanda H. Porcher(Lewis); the sister of John Smalls (Rebecca), Morgan Smalls (Ruth), William Edward “Josiah” Smalls. The family will receive friends at 7645 Knollwoood Street, North Charleston, SC. The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Bessie Mae Smith

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The relatives and friends of Ms. Bessie Mae Smith and those of her step father, Mr. Arthur Capers; those of her sisters, Rosa (Timothy) Richardson, Suzanne Smith, Thelma Grant, Maebelle Marie Smith and Treva Stanley; and those of her dear cousin, Nathalie Grant and those of her other relatives and friends are invited to attend her home going service on Saturday, January 17, 2015, 12:00 noon at Salvation and Deliverance Church, 1916 Burton Lane, North Charleston, SC .  Ms. Smith will be laid to rest in Monrovia Cemetery.  Ms. Smith will repose this evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. 

Mona Myers

The relatives and friends of Ms. Mona Myers and those of her son.  DeAngelo J. Myers; those of her parents, Clementine and Robert Admore; and those of her siblings, Sheldon Robert Admore and Troy Aiken are invited to attend her celebration of life service on Monday, January 19, 2015, 11:00AM at St. Paul AME Church, 6925 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Andrew R. Adams, II, Pastor. 

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden. 

Ms. Myers will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM  at the church. 

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Ms. Mona Myers entered into eternal rest on Myers, MonaWednesday, January 14, 2015.  Ms. Myers was the mother of DeAngelo J. Myers; the daughter of Clementine and Robert Admore; and the sister of Sheldon Robert Admore and Troy Aiken.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. 

Phyllis Brown

The relatives and friends of Phyllis M. Ferguson-Brown of North Charleston, SC who entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 12, 2015 and those of her husband, Mr. Tonney T. Brown; those of her children,  Jamia and Jamarria Ferguson;  and those of her siblings, Ester (Leonard) Harrison, Phoebe Agurs, Kathleen McCarter, Geraldine Jackson, Elizabeth (James) Chaney, Gerald (Catherine) Ferguson, Paul Ferguson, Jr., Henrietta (William) Smith and Anthony Ferguson are invited to attend her home going service on Saturday, January 17, 2015, 2:00PM at World Overcomers Ministry, 6060 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC; Pastor Thomas Riley.

Interment will follow at Johnson Cemetery. 

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Phyllis M. Brown of North Charleston, SCBrown, Phyllis entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 12, 2015.  Mrs. Brown was the wife of Mr. Tonney T. Brown; the mother of Jamia and Jamarria Ferguson;  the sister of Ester (Leonard) Harrison, Phoebe Agurs, Kathleen McCarter, Geraldine Jackson, Elizabeth (James) Chaney, Gerald (Catherine) Ferguson, Paul Ferguson, Jr., Henrietta (William) Smith and Anthony Ferguson.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Robert Simmons

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Mr. Robert Simmons, age 70, affectionately Simmons, Robert covercalled “Robo” or “Meaty” was called home on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.  He was the son of the late Anna Elizabeth Simmons and Cyrus Simmons.  Robert leaves to celebrate his life and to cherish his memory, his children, Carmetta Simmons-Wallace, Robin Simmons-Chavis (Allen), Robert Simmons II (Cassandra), and Sylvia Robinson-Burwell (Marlin). Robert was preceded in death by two children, the late Sonya Glover and the late Darlen Norton.  Memorial services will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015, 11:00AM at Hilton’s Mortuary Chapel. 

Shirley M. Wallace

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Shirley M. Wallace and those of her husband, Deacon R. L. Wallace; those of her children, Mustafa Ali, Travis L. Wallace and Marcus Q. Wallace and those of her other relatives and friends are invited to attend her home going service on Saturday, January 17, 2015, 11:00 AM at Greater Bethel Baptist Church, 2682 Meeting Street Road, North Charleston, SC.

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

There will be no wake or visitation tonight.

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Mrs. Shirley M. Wallace of N. Charleston, SC Wallace, Shirleyentered into eternal rest on Monday, January 12, 2015 at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital.  Mrs. Wallace was the loving wife of Deacon R. L. Wallace; and the mother of Mustafa Ali, Travis L. Wallace and Marcus Q. Wallace.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  The family will receive friends at 2323 Aintree Avenue, N. Charleston, SC. 

Mary Geddis

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The relatives and friends of Ms. Mary Geddis, Mary LeeLee “Inez” Geddis and those of her parents, the late Mr.  Moses Geddis and Mrs. Neather Perry Geddis; those of her son, Mr. Scott Geddis (Lakisha); those of her grandchildren, Mr. Antonio Campbell, Ms. Breanna Geddis, Ms. Tanaya Geddis, Miss Skyla Geddis; and those of her great grandchild, Master Antonio Campbell, Jr. are invited to attend her home going celebration on Saturday, January 10, 2015, 11:00AM at Sand Hill United Methodist Church, 1961 Summers Ave., Ridgeville, SC; Rev. Mack C. McClam, Pastor.  Interment will follow at Sand Hill UM Church Cemetery.  Ms. Geddis will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the Mortuary for an informal visitation. 

Donna Gethers

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The relatives and friends of Ms.Gethers, Donna Donna Elizabeth Gethers who entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 29, 2014, and those of her parents, the late Willis and Mary Gethers; those of her son, Michael Joseph Gethers; those of her siblings, Valjean Lavern Gethers, Tina Marie (Raymond) Pinckney, and Sterling Maurice Gethers; those of her nephew, Dorian MacKenzie Gethers; and those of her nieces, Valerie Cherice Pinckney and Italia Rose Gethers are invited to attend her home going celebration on Saturday, January 10, 2015, 12:00PM at Lord of the Harvest Christian Faith Center, 3680 Meeting Street Rd., N. Charleston, SC; Dr. Steven Williams, Pastor. 

Interment will follow at Salters Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at 1010 Lango Avenue, Charleston, SC. 

Bernice Bennett

The relatives and friends of Ms. Bernice Bennett and those of her husband, the late Mr. Willie Bennett; those of her children, Mrs. Dernice (Theodore) Rollins, and Mr. Willis (Cynthia) Bennett; and those of her siblings, Mr. Odell (Estelle) Smith and Mr. Jimmy (Beverly) Smith are invited to attend her home going celebration on Thursday, January 8, 2015, 11:00AM at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 3317 Meeting Street Rd., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Bernard Brown, Sr., Pastor.

Interment will follow at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Ms. Bennett will repose the evening of January 7th from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the church. 

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Ms. Bernice Bennett (89) of Goose Creek, SC entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 1, 2015.  Mrs. Bennett was the wife of the late Mr. Willie Bennett; Bernice Bennettthe mother of Mrs. Dernice (Theodore) Rollins, and Mr. Willis (Cynthia) Bennett; the sister of Mr. Odell (Estelle) Smith and Mr. Jimmy (Beverly) Smith. The family will receive friends at 208 Mazyck Greens Court, Goose Creek, SC. 

Tyrone D. Asamoah

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The relatives and friends of Mr. Tyrone D. Tyrone AsamoahAsamoah and those of his wife, Mrs. Moneeka Asamoah; those of his son DeVaughn Asamoah are invited to attend his home going service on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 11:00 AM at Royal Missionary Baptist Church, 4761 Luella Ave., North Charleston.  Mr. Asamoah will repose this evening at the funeral home from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.

Olin Ravenel Sr

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The relatives and friends of Mr. Olin Ravenel Sr, and those of his wife Loretta Ravenel, his children Olin (Balessia) Ravenel , Naicole  Ravenel – Alexander; those of his siblings, Martha Williams of New York, Faye Myers of Charleston, Ann ( Raymond) Moore of  N Y, Melvin (Shirley) Ravenel of Goose Creek, Dorothy ( Charles) Green of Hopkins SC, David Ravenel of Charleston , Barbara Jordan of Charleston,  Jeanette Ravenel of Hinesville GA, Phillip (Hawanatu) Ravenel of Goose Creek SC and those of his other relatives and friends are invited to attend his home going service on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 AM at Lovely Mt. Baptist Church 6798 Ward Ave., North Charleston, SC. 

The interment will be private. 

The visitation for Mr. Ravenel will take place this evening at the church from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  There will be no family hour.

Sandra Baker Johnson

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The relatives and friends of Mrs. Sandra Baker Johnson and those of her husband,  the late Mr. Alex Johnson; those of her parents, the late Mr. George Baker, Sr. and Mrs. Martha Baker; those of her siblings, George Baker, Jr., Joe Baker, Bobby (Cynthia) Baker, Catherine Baker Mitchell, Keith Baker, the late Richard Baker and Euladena Baker Robinson and those of her other relatives and friends are invited to attend her home going service on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 11:00 AM at Royal Missionary Baptist Church, 4761 Luella Ave., North Charleston, SC., Rev. Isaac J. Holt, Jr. Pastor.  Mrs. Johnson will be laid to rest in Johnson Cemetery. Mrs. Johnson will repose this evening from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the funeral home.

Deothia Nesbit

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