Charleston County

BRIGHTMAN, Melvin Amos, of North Charleston died Saturday. Arrangements by Suburban Funeral Home.

COMSTOCK, Marjorie Lovell, 88, of Charleston, widow of William C. Comstock, died Monday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

CRAVEN, Margie Ruth Horne, 77, of North Charleston, a director of extended school programs with Divine Redeemer Catholic School and widow of David L. Craven, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Northwoods Chapel.

HINSON, Virginia H., of Charleston, a Southern Bell retiree and widow of Daniel L. Hinson, died Wednesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s West Ashley Chapel.

JACOBS, Janice Mae, 85, of Mount Pleasant, a homemaker, died Friday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

McDOWELL, Virginia Louise Adkins, 74, of Charleston, a homemaker and wife of William A. McDowell, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel.

McKAGEN, Shirley Byrd, 83, of James Island, widow of Eldon D. McKagen Jr., died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

POLITE, Cordell Delano, 64, of North Charleston died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Mortuary of Charleston.

STAPLES, Mary T., 88, of Yonges Island died Friday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s West Ashley Chapel of Charleston.

Berkeley County

CHANCE, Lila Cantley, 94, of Hanahan, a retired weaver with GARCO and widow of Harvey Chance, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Northwoods Chapel of North Charleston.

GORDON, Homer Lee, 66, of Ladson, a retired petty officer first class with the Navy and husband of Glenda J. Gordon, died Saturday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home of Summerville.

SMALLS, Leon, of Goose Creek died Saturday. Arrangements by Palmetto Mortuary of Charleston.

Dorchester County

BANNISTER, Benjamin, 57, of Ridgeville died Friday. Arrangements by Glover Funeral Home of Summerville.

Elsewhere

BIERFISCHER, Carl, 81, of Charlotte, formerly of Charleston, a retired employee of Charlotte Country Day School and husband of Dorothy Bierfischer, died Friday.

DODSON, Jerry P., 69, of Wedgefield, a retired mechanic and husband of Robin Cooley Dodson, died Friday. Arrangements by Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home of Sumter.

JOYCE, Margaret Grace Dunn, 73, of Summerville, wife of William T. Joyce, died Friday. Arrangements by Dunbar’s Spartanburg Chapel.

MIDDLETON, Evelyn H., of New York, wife of Christopher B. Middleton, died Thursday. Arrangements by Walker’s Mortuary of Johns Island.