Charleston County

BLITCH, Edwin Leo III, 74, of Charleston, a retired pharmaceutical sales executive and husband of Carolyn K. Blitch, died Thursday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funerals and Cremation.

COGGIN, Alan, 56, of Charleston, a pest control technician with Palmetto Exterminators and husband of Shirley Ingles Coggin, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhrís West Ashley Chapel.

DAWKINS, Thomas Oliver, 67, of Charleston, a Marine Corps veteran, retired engineering supervisor with Davis and Floyd Engineering and husband of Carol Craig Dawkins, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhrís West Ashley Chapel.

GARRETT, E.M. Jr.,78, of North Charleston, a Blackwell Hardware employee and widower of Colleen Stewart Garrett, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Northwoods Chapel.

GILLIARD, Earthelin, 80, of Charleston, wife of Willie Gilliard, died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Mortuary.

ISOM, Mary Lee, 67, of North Charleston, widow of Thomas Isom, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Hiltonís Mortuary.

JACKSON, Betty Virginia Fling, 86, of Charleston, a retired sales associate with Kmart and widow of Morris L. Jackson, died Friday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funerals and Cremation.

KELLEY, Minnie Mott, 76, of North Charleston, widow of Edgar Kelley, died Friday. Arrangements by Hiltonís Mortuary.

MATTHEWS, Hercules L., of James Island, husband of Martha B. Matthews, died Friday. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals of Charleston.

SMITH, Louis Hixon Jr., 91, of Mount Pleasant, a retired master sergeant with the Air Force and husband of Eleanor Smith, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Mount Pleasant Chapel.

SPRINGER, Ruth Polite, 78, of Charleston, a caregiver and widow of Elijah Springer, died Thursday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home.

Berkeley County

BOLTON, Emily, of Goose Creek died Friday. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals of Charleston.

GANDY, Willie Joe, of Goose Creek died Dec. 21. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the Carolinas of Raleigh, N.C.

REIDINGER, Gary William, 51, of Huger, a welder with Detyens Shipyard and husband of Joyce P. Reidinger, died Thursday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Mount Pleasant Chapel.

SCHWARTZ, Vernon V., 85, of Goose Creek, a Navy retiree and husband of Johanna Schwartz, died Thursday. Arrangements by Tri-County Cremation Center of Summerville.

WAPLES, Dorothy Sanford, 92, of Hanahan, a retired inspector with a manufacturing company, died Friday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

WHITFIELD, Maria S., 51, of Moncks Corner died Thursday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

Colleton County

BENNETT, Leon, of Walterboro, husband of Mary Bennett, died Friday. Arrangements by Stephens-Maree- Tracy Funeral Home.

ROBINSON, Dorothy, 71, of Green Pond died Friday. Arrangements by Kogerís Mortuary Services of Walterboro.

TURTURA, Carol Ann, 66, of Cottageville, a retired special education teacher, died Monday. Arrangements by Herndonís Walterboro Chapel.

Dorchester County

CARTER, Mary Jewel, 71, of Ridgeville, a homemaker, died Friday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

LONG, Edward Eugene, 82, of Summerville, a sergeant with the Air Force, retired general supervisor with Alumax, former employee of Kaiser Aluminum and of National-Southwire Aluminum and husband of Mary A. Long, died Friday. Arrangements by Dyal Funeral Home.

MYERS, Verlene Giibbs, of Summerville, wife of Lucious Myers Jr., died Friday. Arrangements by Glover Funeral Home.

Elsewhere

ADAMS, Elizabeth Greig, 94, of Chapin, widow of Daniel O. Adams, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Downtown Chapel of Charleston.

BENTON, Alma, of Hampton died Friday. Arrangements by Peeples- Rhoden Funeral Home.

BING, Johnny G., 62, of Yemassee, husband of Edna M. Bing, died Friday. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home.

BODERICK, Carolyn L., 70, of Hemingway died Dec. 22. Arrangements by Nesmith-Pinckney Funeral Home.

CREECH, Margaret, 104, of Charlotte, N.C., widow of Douglas Creech, died Dec. 21. Arrangements by Mc- Ewenís Pineville Chapel.

GEIGER, James Alvin, 93, of Honey Hill, former operator and owner of Geiger Trucking and widower of Elise Barwick Geiger, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home of Moncks Corner.

GORDON, Charlene, 65, of Columbia, wife of Talton Gordon, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dunbarís Devine Street Chapel.

GREENE, Charles B., of New York, a Metropolitan Bank and Crossland Savings and Loan employee and widower of Gertrude S. Greene, died Wednesday.

PARKER, Lillie Mae Nix, 86, of Beaufort, a registered nurse and widow of Larry D. Parker, died Friday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.