Charleston County

ALSTON, Laverne, 58, of Charleston died Thursday. Arrangements by Rivers Funeral Home of Goose Creek.

BOKER, Ida Gayle Bancroft, 79, of Charleston, a dance school owner and wife of Alfred L. Boker, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel.

GRIMBALL, Rufus W., 65, of Wadmalaw Island, husband of Alethia Harrison-Grimball, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Mortuary of Charleston.

JENKINS, Joanna Stewart, 92, of Charleston died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

JEWELL, Beatrice Mary, 83, of Charleston, widow of Thomas A. Jewell, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

PLUMMER, Katherine, 79, of Charleston, a retired supervisor with Brock Way Glass Co. and widow of Grover Plummer, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal’s Downtown Chapel.

SHEPPARD, John W., 74, of Charleston, husband of Harriet Brunson, died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society.

WRIGHT, Peggy Middleton, 68, of Mount Pleasant died Thursday. Arrangements by Johnson-Halls Funeral Home.

Berkeley County

BEAUFORT, Deshonta Bell, 21, of Huger, wife of Phillip Beaufort, died Monday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal’s Awendaw Chapel.

BELL, Saloma, 1, son of Phillip Beaufort and Deshonta Bell Beaufort of Huger, died Monday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal’s Awendaw Chapel.

USSERY, Don Franklin, 70, of Goose Creek, a retired health service technician, died Thursday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

Colleton County

BLOCKER, Jeanne Carter, 68, of Walterboro, a retired pharmacy technician with Hiott’s Pharmacy and wife of James S. Blocker, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Herndon and Sons’ Walterboro Chapel.

BROWN, Linda Johnson, 63, of Ridgeville, a homemaker and wife of John M. Brown, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel of Charleston.

RAY, Elizabeth Ann, 78, of Walterboro, a retired registered nurse with Colleton Medical Center, died Thursday. Arrangements by Herndon and Sons’ Walterboro Chapel.

Dorchester County

McMILLAN, John R., 77, of Summerville, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, retired truck driver and husband of Elma J. McMillan, died Thursday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

RIORDAN, Shirley Ann, 71, of Summerville, a retired usher with the Palace Theatre and wife of Michael Riordan, died Thursday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

THOMAS, Brenda Guinnell, 66, of Summerville, wife of James M. Thomas, died Wednesday. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home.

ZANFAGNA, Donald, 84, of Summerville, an artist and husband of Joyce Zanfagna, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

Georgetown County

BLAKELY, Thomas Alexander Jr., 88, of Pawleys Island, a Navy veteran, owner and operator with C. Tucker’s Department Store and widower of Sylvia Tucker Blakely, died Thursday. Arrangements by Williamsburg Funeral Home of Kingstree.

Elsewhere

HARLEY, Bobbie P., 84, of Myrtle Beach, a former Justice Department employee, bank teller, school secretary with Gordon Elementary and widow of Jack T. Harley, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Goldfinch’s Beach Chapel of Murrells Inlet.

HUGHES, Ronald John, 69, of Greeneville, Tenn., formerly of Charleston, S.C., a retired boilermaker with the Charleston Naval Shipyard and Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany and husband of Barbara Hicks Hughes, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Kiser Rose Hill Funeral Home.

JAMES, Bernice Taylor, 90, of Beaufort, widow of Sidney D. James Jr., died Wednesday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.