Charleston County

ALFIERIS, Kula Stupenos, 81, of Charleston, a retired probation office employee with the state of Georgia and widow of John J. Alfieris, died Sunday. Arrangements by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors of Savannah, Ga.

CHIOLA, Ruth B., 85, of Sullivan’s Island, wife of Ercole Chiola, died Monday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

KIPNIS, Dorothy Sokol, 88, of Charleston, a retired real estate broker with Morton Needle Co. and wife of Frank H. Kipnis, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

La ROCHE, Lawton Bostick, 58, of Mount Pleasant, a refrigeration mechanic, died Saturday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

LENNON, Beth Jane, 83, of Charleston, a legal secretary with General Motors, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel.

MURRAY, Edna Lee, 101, of North Charleston, a homemaker and widow of Thaddeus E. Murray, died Monday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s North Area Chapel.

O’DOWD, Frances St. George, 84, of Isle of Palms, formerly of Sullivan’s Island, a secretary with Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, died Dec. 30.

Berkeley County

ASARO, William Frank, 74, of Goose Creek, an Air Force veteran, retired utility worker with LaFarge Cement Co. and husband of Jacqueline G. Asaro, died Sunday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

LANE, Dennis, of Moncks Corner, an employee of the food service division with the Berkeley County School District and husband of Mary Lane, died Monday. Arrangements by Gethers Funeral Home.

MILNE, Thelma Elizabeth, 65, of Goose Creek, a retired employee of Hagemeyer N.A. and husband of Walter T. Milne, died Monday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Goose Creek Chapel.

Dorchester County

FERRELL, Clifford, of Summerville, husband of Mae Ferrell, died Sunday. Arrangements by Glover Funeral Home.

KIRKLAND, Virginia, 86, of Summerville died Sunday. Arrangements by Tri-County Cremation Center.

MIDDLETON, Nicodemus Joseph, of Summerville, widower of Agnes Wilson Middleton, died Monday. Arrangements by Aiken-Capers Funeral Home.

WILLIS, Richard William, 27, of St. George, an EMT with STAT Ambulance Service, fireman with the Santee Fire Department and husband of Brandi Parris Willis, died Sunday. Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home.


BOWEN, Carolyn Elizabeth Kinard, 60, of Graniteville, wife of James E. Bowen, died Monday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

BROUTHERS, John L., 52, of North Myrtle Beach, husband of Dianna Brouthers, died Friday. Arrangements by Davis Watkins Funeral Home of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

CARR, Patricia Dyches, 76, of Beaufort, an accountant with Vacation Time and wife of Edward H. Carr, died Friday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.

CHAPMAN, Lee Michael, 39, of Spartanburg, formerly of Charleston, a computer technology employee with the Virginia Department of Mental Health and Lesco Restorations employee, died Dec. 31. Arrangements by Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel of Spartanburg.

GRANT, Carl, 67, of Holyoke, Mass., formerly of Columbia, S.C., died Jan. 1. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals of North Charleston.

GRANT, Darryal Lamont, 40, of Hilton Head Island died Monday. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home of Ridgeland.

PACE, Catherine C., 84, of Britton’s Neck, a homemaker and widow of James M. Pace, died Sunday. Arrangements by Smith-Collins Funeral Home of Marion.

SERAFINO, Silvio N., 77, of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., an Army veteran, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Beinhauer-Fryer Funeral Home of Bridgeville, Pa.

TILLY, Evelyn P., 88, of Eutawville died Sunday. Arrangements by Eutawville Community Funeral Home.

TORTORICE, Paul J., 67, of Trinidad, Colo., a conductor with Colorado Southern Railroad and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and husband of Charlene Tortorice, died Thursday. Arrangements by Comi Funeral Home.

WHITE, Frederick Joseph, 78, of Kingstree, a retired Marine Corps gunnery sergeant, retired auto mechanics instructor with Williamsburg Technical College and husband of Lola Driggers White, died Sunday. Arrangements by Williamsburg Funeral Home.

WOLFF, Elsie Ruth Benenson, 88, of Columbia, widow of Louis M. Wolff, died Sunday. Arrangements by Dunbar’s Devine Street Chapel.