July 29, 2010 Issue

Mr. George Edmund Burke Sr.
Mr. George Edmund Burke Sr., 80, of Kingstree, S.C., entered into rest on Sunday, July 18, 2010.

Mr. Burke was born in Augusta on Nov. 24, 1929, a son of the late Paul and Lilly Jarrett Burke. He was a charter member of Kingstree Presbyterian Church; served in the Air Force during the Korean War, 1950-1954; was past adjutant and finance officer of American Legion Post No. 8; a hospice volunteer for 12 years; and worked 38 years as a salesman for Jarrett Specialty Company in Kingstree.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in the Kingstree Presbyterian Church, with burial following in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Shirley Joye Burke; son, George E. “Ricky” Burke (Jennie) of Raleigh, N.C.; daughter, Susan Burke Marsh (Dr. David) of Columbia, S.C.; six grandchildren, Dr. Justin Marsh (Danielle) of Spartanburg, Amy, Caitlin and Laura Marsh, all of Columbia, S.C., and Rebecca (Paul) Burke of Raleigh, N.C.; brother, Charles and June Burke of Marietta; sister, Jean Burke Paul of Wrens; and brother-in-law, Carl Joye (Ginger) of Kingstree.

Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, 229 Sumter Hwy., Kingstree, SC 29556 or to Agape Hospice, 342 West Main Street, Kingstree, SC 29556.

Mr. July Ceafus “J.C.” Carr Sr.
Mr. July Ceafus “J.C.” Carr Sr., 66, of Louisville entered into rest on Friday, July 23, 2010, at a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 31, 2010, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church and Louisville City Cemetery.

Mr. Carr was a native of Jefferson County, the son of the late Comer Carr Sr. and Willie Florence Hines Carr. He attended the Jefferson County School System, and retired in 2003 as a welder at Thermo King Corporation and was a member of the Woodlawn Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, July Ceafus Carr Jr., Wanda Carr-Martin, Steven Raphael Carr and Tamara (Bobby) Lewis, all of Louisville, Geary Leon Carr of Millen, Maquishe Carr of Sandersville; siblings, Annie Laws and Frances (Charlie) Thompson, all of Trenton, N.J., and Joyce (Calvin) Adams of St. Petersburg, Fla.; children that he held dear to his heart, Johnathan Daniels, Romonica Daniels, Connery Hadden, Bridget Cunningham, Derrick Hadden and Catina Cunningham; one sister-in-law, Betty Gibbons Carr of Louisville; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends; and friends, Tom Fields and Homer Brown Jr.

Family may be contacted at the residence of his daughter, Wanda Carr-Martin, 502 Fourth Street, Louisville, or at Davis Funeral Home.

Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Farris James Hall
Mr. Farris James Hall, 47, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Community Hospice.

Mr. Hall was born on May 13, 1963. He was a member of Greater New Birth MBC, Rev. Levi White Pastor.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 24, 2010, 11 a.m. at Greater New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla.

Survivors include his mother, Dollie Mae Hall of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Louisville; siblings, Derry (Cynthia) Hall, Veronica (Rickey) Manuel, Karen Williams, Thomas Lewis, Dante’ Hall and Darryl (Jamie) Fields; nephew, Dante’ Hall Jr.; aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral T. S. Warden was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Marilyn Landry
Miss Marilyn Landry of Orlando, Fla., entered into rest on Thursday, July 1, 2010, in Florida.

Miss Landry was born May 26, 1960, in New York to the late Wilbur Landry and Mary Lue Gilmore Landry. She was raised in Louisville. She attended and graduated from Jefferson County High School and later moved to Orlando, Fla., in 1991.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Faith Memorial CME Church, with burial in Walden Grove CME Church Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Shawanda, Yvonne, LaQuanna and LaStacey, all of Orlando, Fla.; six grandchildren, La’Shandra McCray, Sha’Taia Landry, Jania Williams, Marius Williams, Darnell and DeShay Edwards, all of Orlando, Fla.; siblings, Raymond (Kimberly) Landry of New Haven, Conn., Rodney (Lisa) Moye of Louisville, Marshal G. Avery of Lake Charles, La., Cynthia Landry of Boston, Mass., Phyllis (Errol) Palmer of New Haven, Conn., Patricia (Leroy) Shropshire of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Diana (Herman) King of Stapleton; one uncle, John (Dorothy) Rachel of Boston, Mass.; two friends, Ma Debbie Dallas and Willie “Pooh” Sanchey; godchildren, LaShawrne Housel, Aldolphus “Heavy” Breuer; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Frank Herman Mahnks
Mr. Frank Herman Mahnks, 88, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Louisville entered into rest on June 12, 2010.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2010, in the Louisville City Cemetery. The Mahnks family will receive friends following the service.

Mr. Mahnks was born on Dec. 21, 1921, in Tonowando, N.Y., a son of the late Frank Herman and Sally Walden Mahnks. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II, and had worked as a self-employed brick mason for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Herman and Sally Walden Mahnks; two brothers, Walter and Norman Mahnks; two sisters, Elsie Church and Dorothy Resinger.

Survivors include his sons, Bart Mahnks (Karina) of Omaha, Neb., and Daniel Mahnks (Mary) of Medway, Mass.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Willie Vause Shipes
Mrs. Willie Vause Shipes, 91, of Garfield entered into rest on Sunday, July 18, 2010, at Jenkins County Hospital.

Mrs. Shipes was born in Jefferson County, a homemaker and a Methodist.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at the Hebron Cemetery in Garfield.

Survivors include her son, James Thompson of Panama City, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Bather Lee Taylor
Mr. Bather Lee Taylor of Waynesboro entered into rest on Wednesday, July 21, 2010.

Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Louisville.

Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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