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Deothia Nesbit

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The relatives and friends of Mrs. Nesbit, DeothiaDeothia Nesbit who entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 11, 2014, and those of her husband, the late Samuel L. “Boo” Nesbit, Sr.; those of her children, Mrs. Linda Nesbit Green, Mr. Johnny L. Nesbit and Mr. Samuel Leroy Nesbit, Jr.; and those of her siblings, Johnny (Ruby) Burroughs, Sammy “Nicky” (Barbara) Burroughs, Letha Mae (Alvin) Futrell, Ellen Smalls, Harold Burroughs, Leon Burroughs, Loretta (Walter) Ewing, and Sarah Burroughs are invited to attend her celebration of life service on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00AM at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 4601 W. Montague Ave., N. Charleston, SC. 

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden. 

Mrs. Nesbit will repose at the Mortuary on Friday, December 19, 2014 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM for an informal visitation.

Michael Kenneth Simmons

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Mr. Michael Kenneth Simmons Simmons, Michael 2entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 15, 2014.  Mr. Simmons was the husband of Mrs. Darlene Carter Simmons; the father of Cordell S. Simmons; grandfather of Neaveh Davis and Rihanna Davis; brother of Marlon Thomas, Kevin (Carmen) Baltimore, Darrell (Susan) Baltimore, and Kenneth (Wiland) Thompson; the son of the late Ada Thomas and Alfonza (Teresa) Baltimore.  The family will receive friends at 100 Broadmarsh Court, N. Charleston, SC (Archdale Subdivision). 

Robert Frazier

The relatives and friends of Mr. Robert Frazier and those of his wife, Mrs. Catherine G. Frazier; those of his children, Annette Frazier, Timothy Frazier, Roberta Capers, Sharlene Frazier, Robert Frazier Jr., Robin Russell Frazier, Eric Frazier, Wendy Frazier, and Willie Frazier; and those of his siblings, Dorothy F. Frazier, Rev. Clarence E. Frazier, Jr., Bernice P. Moss, Alexander Frazier, John E. Frazier and Margaret Riggins are invited to attend his celebration of life service on Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00PM at New Francis Brown United Methodist Church, 2517 Corona St., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Harold Gordon, Pastor. 

Interment will follow at Johnson Cemetery. 

Mr. Frazier will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the church.

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Mr. Robert Frazier entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.  Mr. Frazier was the husband of Mrs. Catherine G. Frazier; the father of Annette Frazier, Timothy FraziFrazier, Roberter, Roberta Capers, Sharlene Frazier, Robert Frazier Jr., Robin Russell Frazier, Eric Frazier, Wendy Frazier, and Willie Frazier; and the brother of Dorothy F. Frazier, Rev. Clarence E. Frazier, Jr., Bernice P. Moss, Alexander Frazier, John E. Frazier and Margaret Riggins.  The family will receive friends at 8081 Vermont Road, N. Charleston, SC.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Cordell Frazier

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The relatives and friends of Mr. Cordell Frazier, who entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 5, 2014, and those of his parents, Angelina and Michael Frazier; those of his son, LaQuan Frazier; those of his sister, Raschonda Frazier; those of his grandparents, James (Annette) Smalls and Elease (the late Isaac) Frazier; those of his niece, Zanavia Johnson; those of his nephew, Kamron Johnson; and those of his aunts, uncles and other relatives are invited to attend his home going service on Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:00AM at Azalea Drive Church of Christ, 3950 Azalea Drive, N. Charleston.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden.  Mr. Frazier will repose at the church one hour before the service.  There will not be a wake service. 

Patricia Johnson-McCray

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The relatives and friends of Mrs. PatriciaJohnson McCray, Patricia 2 Johnson-McCray who entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 and those of her husband, Mr. Joel McCray are invited to attend her celebration of life service on Thursday, December 4, 2014, 11:00AM at Royal Missionary Baptist Church, 4761 Luella Ave., N. Charleston, SC; Rev. Isaac J. Holt, Jr., Pastor. 

Interment: Private. 

Mrs. McCray will repose the evening of December 3rd from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the Mortuary.

Francine Gaines Barnwell

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Francine Gaines Barnwell and those of her husband, Mr. Frank Lee Barnwell; those of her children, LaWana Gaines and Steven Withers; those of her parents, Lonnie (the late Frances Teamer) Gaines, Sr.; those of her siblings, Brenda Boines, the late Linda White, Karen Dobbins , Tonia Gaines, Lonnie Gaines, Jr., Gerald Gaines and Lynie Gaines; those of her mother in law, Lucille Barnwell; and those of her sisters and brothers in law, Benita Barnwell, Jemita Barnwell, Johnny (JB) Barnwell, Larry Barnwell, Kenneth Barnwell, Luke Barnwell, Shawn Reed and Robert Barnwell are invited to attend her home going service on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 12:00PM at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 7396 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC. 

Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Garden. 

Mrs. Barnwell will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the Mortuary. 

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Mrs. Francine Gaines Barnwell 53 of Goose Creek,Francine Barnwell SC entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.  Mrs. Barnwell was the wife of Mr. Frank Lee Barnwell; the mother of LaWana Gaines and Steven Withers; the daughter of Lonnie (the late Frances Teamer) Gaines, Sr.; the sister of Brenda Boines, the late Linda White, Karen Dobbins , Tonia Gaines, Lonnie Gaines, Jr., Gerald Gaines and Lynie Gaines; the daughter in law of Lucille Barnwell; the sister in law of Benita Barnwell, Jemita Barnwell, Johnny (JB) Barnwell, Larry Barnwell, Kenneth Barnwell, Luke Barnwell, Shawn Reed and Robert Barnwell.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Eva Kelly

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Ms. Eva Kelly of Ladson, SC entered intoEva Kelly eternal rest on Thursday, November 20, 2014.  Ms. Kelly was the mother of Kenneth (Michelle) Kelly, Tony Kelly, Tyrone (Lois) Kelly and Jacqueline (Charles) Barnett and the sister of Cynthia Frasier.  Ms. Kelly’s home going service will take place on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 2:00 PM in the Leroy W. Hilton Memorial Chapel at Hilton’s Mortuary. 

Interment will be private. 

There will be no visitation or wake service on Tuesday. 

Deacon Larry Poplin

The relatives and friends of Deacon Larry Poplin and those of his wife, Mrs. Ella Poplin; those of his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. David and Mary Alice Poplin; those of his children, Glenda (Klaus) Wickizer, Rhonda Washington, Christopher (Carol) Poplin, Sr. Lorne Sheppard, Jason (Cynthia) Sheppard, Sr. and Jennifer (Jermaine) McKnight; those of his siblings, David (Judy) Poplin III and two sisters who preceded him in death, Sandy (Steve) Squires and Beverly Stark and those of his other relatives and friends are invited to attend his home going service on Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 noon at Christ Temple Church, 1309 Sumner Ave., North Charleston, SC Apostle Levon Smalls Overseer, Rev. J. Charles Levy, Eulogist.

Interment will be private. 

Deacon Poplin will repose this evening in the Leroy W. Hilton Memorial Chapel at Hilton’s Mortuary from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

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Deacon Larry Poplin of MoncksPoplin Larry Corner, SC entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 22, 2014.  Deacon Poplin was the husband of Mrs. Ella Poplin; the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. David and Mary Alice Poplin; the father of Glenda (Klaus) Wickizer, Rhonda Washington, Christopher (Carol) Poplin, Sr. Lorne Sheppard, Jason (Cynthia) Sheppard, Sr. and Jennifer (Jermaine) McKnight; the brother of David (Judy) Poplin III and two sisters who preceded him in death, Sandy (Steve) Squires and Beverly Stark.  The family will receive friends at 2398 Lupine Street, North Charleston, SC. The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Estelle King

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Estelle King and those of her husband,  Mr. Emanuel King; those of her son, James E. King; those of her granddaughter, Janay Joanne King; and those of her siblings, Ms. Mary Messam, the late Elder Margaret Nelson, the late Deacon Henry Myers, the late Bishop Willie Myers, the late Joseph “Sonny Boy” Myers and the late Rosalee Murray are invited to attend her celebration of life service on Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00AM at New Francis Brown United Methodist Church, 2517 Corona St., N. Charleston, SC. 

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden. 

Mrs. King will repose this evening from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Christian Praise & Worship Center, 2920 Appleton Ave., N. Charleston, SC. 

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Mrs. Estelle King, 81, entered intoKing, Estelle eternal rest on Sunday, November 16, 2014.  Mrs. King was the wife of Mr. Emanuel King; the mother of James E. King; grandmother of Janay Joanne King; and the sister of Ms. Mary Messam, the late Elder Margaret Nelson, the late Deacon Henry Myers, the late Bishop Willie Myers, the late Joseph “Sonny Boy” Myers and the late Rosalee Murray.  The funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. 

Jamal Gathers

The relatives and friends of Mr. Jamal R. Gathers,  21 of Charleston, SC who entered into eternal  rest on Thursday, November 13, 2014 and those of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Rochelle Gathers; those of his siblings, Kiarra, Michael and Khadasha Gathers; those of his nephews, Jaidan,  J’Vin; and  those of his niece, Jordan Broughton are invited to attend his home going service on Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:00 noon at Bibleway Baptist Church, 2019 Savage Road, Charleston, SC; Rev. Lawrence Bratton, Pastor.  The wake service for Mr. Gathers will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the church from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 

The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Mr. Gathers will be laid to rest in Johnson Cemetery, North Charleston, SC.

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Mr. Jamal R. Gathers 21 of Charleston, SC Jamal Gathersentered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  Mr. Gathers was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Rochelle Gathers; the brother of Kiarra, Michael and Khadasha Gathers; the uncle of Jaidan,  J’Vin and  Jordan Broughton.  The relatives and friends of Mr. Gathers are invited to attend his home going service on Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:00 noon at Bibleway Baptist Church, 2019 Savage Road, Charleston, SC; Rev. Lawrence Bratton, Pastor.  The wake service for Mr. Gathers will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the church from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Mr. Gathers will be laid to rest in Johnson Cemetery, North Charleston, SC.