Deaths summary

  • Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Charleston County
BISSELL, John Johnson Jr., 70, of Mount Pleasant, a retired sales representative with Bell South Yellow Pages, employee of Read & Read Realty and husband of Louise Hammann Bissell, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Downtown Chapel of Charleston.

BUTLER, Mildred Kleckley, 94, Charleston, widow of Eugene V. Butler Jr., died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhrís West Ashley Chapel.

DiMODICA, Nancy Anderson, 64, of Mount Pleasant, a former employee with the Department of Transportation and wife of Philip DiModica, died Sunday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smithís Mount Pleasant Chapel.

MOLONY, Holly Smith, 43, of Charleston, an investigator with United States Investigative Services and wife of J. Lawrence Molony, died Saturday. Arrangements by Dukes-Harley Funeral Home of Orangeburg.

OWEN, Ella Lowery, 86, of North Charleston, a retired bookkeeper and widow of James M. Owen, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhrís Northwoods Chapel.

ROSE, Miriam Schurlknight, 88, of Charleston, a retired computer operator with the Charleston Naval Supply Center and widow of Lloyd H. Rose, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhrís West Ashley Chapel.

SPANN, Delma B., of North Charleston, wife of Willie Spann, died Sunday. Arrangements by Fieldingís North Charleston Chapel.

Berkeley County
CHISOLM, Franklin, 62, of Ladson died Friday. Arrangements by Walkerís Mortuary of Johns Island.

MERTINS, Ernest, 67, of Bonneau, a former owner-operator of Merco Industries, died Sunday. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home of Moncks Corner.

Colleton County
CALVERT, Albert Lee, 82, of Walterboro, a retired technical sergeant with the Air Force, retired mechanic with Miller Cadillac, first married to the late Blanche Maddle Calvert and husband of Juanita S. Muckenfuss Calvert, died Sunday. Arrangements by Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home.

Dorchester County
HOGSETT, Amanda Jane, 33, of Summerville, an employee of Gennaroís Restaurant, died Saturday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

Elsewhere
LAIRD, Ronald Lee, 65, of Hampton, a retired technical sergeant with the Air Force, died Saturday. Arrangements by Herndon and Sonsí Varnville-Hampton Chapel.

LAURENCE, Joseph Rocco Anthony, 68, of Brunson, a Navy veteran, retired pipe fitter with the Department of Defense and husband of Jacqueline Stratton Laurence, died Sunday. Arrangements by Herndon and Sonsí Varnville-Hampton Chapel.

RIVERS, Sidney Tracy, 53, of Estill, widower of Dana Murdaugh Rivers, died Sunday. Arrangements by Herndon and Sonsí Varnville-Hampton Chapel.

SIMMONS, Joe Lewis, 69, of Beaufort died Sunday. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home.

SLOTKIN, Fred Robert, 78, of Decatur, Ga., formerly of Charleston, S.C., husband of Kay Roberts Slotkin, died Saturday. Arrangements by Turner and Sons Funeral Home of Decatur.

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