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Sumter, South Carolina Jacquelyn Pitts Jurecek 1934 — 2024 Jacquelyn Pitts Jurecek, 89, died Friday, March 29, 2024 at Covenant Place. She was born October 18, 1934 in Sumter, to the late Alexander Pitts and Marian Andrews Pitts. As a young girl, Jackie enjoyed going to the movies with her dog Chippy (yes, he sat with her in the theater) and playing marbles with her young friends. She worked at the Carnegie Library in the Children's Section before obtaining her Registered Nursing degree at Manning Hospital. After completing her required nursing hours, she left her family and home to attend Johns Hopkins and obtain her Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist degree. This was quite the endeavor in the 1950's and one should note that she put... Sumter, South Carolina Kay Pleasants Williams 1927 — 2024 March 13, 2024 Sumter, SC SEH 43 Kay Pleasants Williams, 97, widow of Joseph Speed Williams, died Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Sumter Grove. Born in Raleigh, NC, she was a daughter of the late Harvey McKay Pleasants and Mary Uva Mathews Pleasants. She graduated from Peace High School and Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia. She was presented at the North Carolina Debutante Ball sponsored by the Terpsichorean Club of Raleigh. Kay married Joe Williams in 1957 and moved to Rocky Mount where they raised their family and active in the community for over 50 years. She was a former member of the Win-Thorne Garden Club, volunteer at Nash General Hospital and a sustaining... Sumter, South Carolina Charles Arthur Segars, Sr. 1935 — 2023 Charles Arthur "Yaya" Segars, 87, widower of Addie Louise Wise Segars, died Sunday, November 19, 2023, at Covenant Place of Sumter. Born December 23, 1935, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Ray Virgene Segars and Louise Snow Segars. Mr. Segars was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Boyle Bible Class. He was a 1958 graduate of Clemson University where he was an athletic trainer and cheerleader. He was a retired farmer and U. S. Navy veteran. Surviving are one daughter, Sarah Segars Barnes (Jack) of Sumter; four sons, Charles Arthur Segars, Jr. (Barbara) of Sumter, William Camp Segars (Karen) of Hartsville, George Wise Segars (Darlene) of Sumter... Sumter, South Carolina Donald Lee Curlovic 1938 — 2023 Donald Lee Curlovic, 85, died Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at NHC of Sumter. Born January 6, 1938 in Alton, IL, he was a son of the late Anthony and Marian Gerber Curlovic. Don graduated from Marquette High School. He attended the University of Notre Dame, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1960. He earned a Master's degree in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and a PHD in mathematics from Indiana University. Dr. Curlovic's teaching career spanned several states: University of Evansville, Indiana; Din? College, Navajo Nation, Arizona; and the University of South Carolina Sumter, from which he retired in 2000 as Distinguished Professor Emeritus. In Sumter, Don... Sumter, South Carolina Sandra Lee McJunkin 1939 — 2023 Sandra Lee Butler McJunkin, 84, wife of Farrell McJunkin, died Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at her home. Born in Hammond, IN, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow Butler and Lillian Tremble Butler. Mrs. McJunkin was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Pickens, SC. Surviving are her husband of Sumter; two sons, Woody McJunkin of Pickens and James "Jimmy" Wittgren of Manning; six grandchildren and a brother, Danny Butler of Colorado Springs, CO. Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in Pickens, SC. Burial will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral... Sumter, South Carolina Gary Kent Blakeman 1936 — 2023 Gary Blakeman, age 87, died peacefully at his home in Sumter, SC on August 18, 2023. Born August 16,1936, in Norfolk, Nebraska, he was the son of Kenneth and LaVerne Blakeman. He was preceded in death by his brother, Glen. He is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Jeff) Ehlers of Phoenix, AZ, and Lori (Jim) Targonski of Waxhaw, NC; his six grandchildren Megan (Tyler) Gotshall, Joshua (Kenzie) Ehlers, Emily (Clint) Leavitt, Blake (Caroline) Targonski, Caroline Targonski, and Connor Targonski; and one great-grandchild. His former wife, Delores Blakeman, is a resident of Scottsdale, AZ. He served in the US Army, stationed in South Korea. His work history included 18 years with... Sumter, South Carolina Gary Kent Blakeman 1936 — 2023 Gary Blakeman, age 87, died peacefully at his home in Sumter, SC on August 18, 2023. Born August 16,1936, in Norfolk, Nebraska, he was the son of Kenneth and LaVerne Blakeman. He was preceded in death by his brother, Glen. He is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Jeff) Ehlers of Phoenix, AZ, and Lori (Jim) Targonski of Waxhaw, NC; his six grandchildren Megan (Tyler) Gotshall, Joshua (Kenzie) Ehlers, Emily (Clint) Leavitt, Blake (Caroline) Targonski, Caroline Targonski, and Connor Targonski; and one great-grandchild. His former wife, Delores Blakeman, is a resident of Scottsdale, AZ. He served in the US Army, stationed in South Korea. His work history included 18 years with... Sumter, South Carolina Robert Eugene Patterson 1936 — 2023 Robert Eugene "Gene" Patterson, 87, husband of Shirley Huckabee Patterson, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2023 at Covenant Place. The celebration of life for Mr. Patterson, 87, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on August 11, 2023, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sumter with Rev. Joseph James officiating. The family will receive friends at the church in the Fellowship Hall following the service. The burial service will be private. Gene was born July 3, 1936, in Bennettsville, South Carolina to the late Robert James Patterson and Josie Genes Patterson Roark. He attended school in Bennettsville, South Carolina where he met his high school sweetheart and wife of 65 years, Shirley... Sumter, South Carolina Tommy Luther Eady 1933 — 2023 Tommy Luther Eady, 90, formerly of Myrtle Beach, SC and widower of Lynn Rentz Eady, died Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at a nursing facility in Sumter, SC. Born in Bowdon, GA, he was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Bruce Eady and Floy Robinson Eady, his wife of 60 years, his brother Jerry Eady, and his sister Eloise Fannin. Tommy is survived by his two daughters, Kelly Eady Shaw (Danny) of Rock Hill, SC and Susanne Eady Dwight (Coles) of Sumter, SC as well as his 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He attended Berry College in Mount Berry, GA and graduated from Baylor University, later earning his Masters Degree from there as well. He devoted most of his professional career... Mt Pleasant, S.C., South Carolina Elizabeth "Libba" Palmer 2020 — 2023 April 1, 2023 Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Elizabeth "Libba" Blanding Palmer of Mt. Pleasant, SC went to heaven on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Her memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC at 2:00 in the afternoon. The family will receive friends after the service at their home. A private burial will be held at a later date in Sumter. Libba is the daughter of Christopher Cordes Palmer and Page Blanding Palmer. She was born on October 29, 2020 and brought joy and light to the world and all of those around her. She was loved and adored by many friends and family. She is survived by her parents; maternal... Sumter, South Carolina Katherine Hunter Deaton 1954 — 2023 KATHERINE HUNTER DEATON, MD (May 6, 1954 - March 25, 2023) SUMTER, SC - Katherine Hunter Deaton, MD, 68, died in Sumter, SC on March 25, 2023, after a courageous 31-year battle with Parkinson's Disease. Katherine was born in Columbia, SC on May 6, 1954. She spent most of her childhood in Sumter, but lived in England, Spain, France, and West Germany while her father, a USAF pilot, was stationed overseas. She finished high school in 1972 at Wilson Hall in Sumter, where she excelled as a student athlete and was the MVP of both the varsity basketball and varsity softball teams. Katherine was a 1976 graduate of Converse College, where she double majored in biology and chemistry and was a... Bamberg, South Carolina Linda Kaye Boykin 1949 — 2023 Linda Kaye Welch Boykin, 73, widow of Alex Stephen Boykin, Sr., died Sunday, March 19, 2023, at her home. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late William Doyle Welch and Corinne Elizabeth Wheeler Welch. Mrs. Boykin was a member of First Baptist Church in Bamberg. Surviving are two daughters, Carla Brown Thomason (Dur) of Longs, SC and Annie Brown of Sumter; a sister, Brenda Welch Carroll (Terry) of Gray, TN; three grandchildren, Ezra McLeod, Dutch and Gage Boykin; a stepson, Alex Boykin, Jr. (Ann) of Bamberg; a sister-in-law, Millie Jones Welch and a number of nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Welch. Memorials may be made to First Baptist... Denton, Texas Donald George Kissock 1938 — 2023 Donald George Kissock, 84, husband of Mary Ann Hope Kissock, died Friday, March 10, 2023, in Plano, Texas. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of the late George Thomas Kissock and Mildred Virginia Klickovich Kissock. Mr. Kissock was a retired Captain with the U. S. Marine Corps and retired Sales Marketing Executive for over 45 years. Surviving is his wife; a son, Donald C. Kissock (Laura Sweeney); a sister, Nancy Kissock and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Bob Brearley officiating and with military honors. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral... Denton, Texas Donald George Kissock 2023 — 2023 Donald George Kissock, 84, husband of Mary Ann Hope Kissock, died Friday, March 10, 2023, in Plano, Texas. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of the late George Thomas Kissock and Mildred Virginia Klickovich Kissock. Mr. Kissock was a retired Captain with the U. S. Marine Corps and retired Sales Marketing Executive for over 45 years. Surviving is his wife; a son, Donald C. Kissock (Laura Sweeney); a sister, Nancy Kissock and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Bob Brearley officiating and with military honors. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral... Charleston, South Carolina Bennett Denemark 1939 — 2023 Bennett Goldsmith Denemark, 83, husband of Marlene Weitz Denemark, passed away Monday, February 27, 2023, at East Cooper Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Isidore Denemark and Gladys Goldsmith Denemark. Bennett graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he met and later married, Roslyn Goldberg Denemark. Bennett and Roz moved to Sumter shortly after their marriage, where he went to work for Coca-Cola Bottling and later Sumter Dairies. After a successful career as an Accountant, he opened Sumter Small Engine, Inc.in 1976. He cherished his role as a Father and loving Husband to Roz. He was a dedicated... Sumter, South Carolina Connie Britton 1937 — 2022 Mary Cornelia "Connie" Beck Britton, 85, loving wife of John James "J.J." Britton, M.D., died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. She is survived by her husband, her brother George Austin Beck (Connie), and her four children, Beth Britton Stuckey, Babs Britton Wilson (Tim), Becky Britton Funderburk (Bevan), and John James Britton Jr, MD (Helen). "Goose" has a gaggle of 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A celebration of Connie's' life will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at 1:00 PM at Church of the Holy Comforter, 213 N. Main Street, Sumter SC. The family will receive friends following the service in the Parish Hall. A graveside service will be held... Sumter Connie Britton 1937 — 2022 Mary Cornelia "Connie" Beck Britton, 85, loving wife of John James "J.J." Britton, M.D., died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. She is survived by her husband, her brother George Austin Beck (Connie), and her four children, Beth Britton Stuckey, Babs Britton Wilson (Tim), Becky Britton Funderburk (Bevan), and John James Britton Jr, MD (Helen). "Goose" has a gaggle of 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A celebration of Connie's' life will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at 1:00 PM at Church of the Holy Comforter, 213 N. Main Street, Sumter SC. The family will receive friends following the service in the Parish Hall. A graveside service will be held...
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