Deaths summary

  • Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Charleston County
COHEN, Gerald, 56, of Johns Island, husband of Arlene Magwood Cohen, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Walker’s Mortuary.

HEYWARD, Debra, 52, of Charleston died Tuesday. Arrangements by Rivers Funeral Home of Goose Creek.

HOLMES, Josephine, 65, of Hollywood died Tuesday. Arrangements by Walker’s Mortuary of Johns Island.

HUTCHINSON, George Abernethy, 90, of Mount Pleasant died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

NICHOLS, W. Frank, 81, of Charleston, a Charleston Naval Shipyard retiree, first married to the late Barbara S. Nichols and husband of Vernelle Nichols, died Jan. 15.

PARKS, Terry Keith, 57, of Charleston, a Charleston Police Department retiree, died Monday. Arrangements by Williams’ Onancock Chapel of Onancock, Va.

WALL, Joseph, 62, of Charleston died Monday. Arrangements by Murray’s Mortuary of North Charleston.

Berkeley County
BOYKIN, Grace F., 95, of Goose Creek, a homemaker and widow of Willard E. Boykin, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Northwoods Chapel of North Charleston.

HEATLEY, Lois Biggs, 78, of Goose Creek, a retired co-owner/operator of Ray Heatley’s Furniture and wife of Arthur R. Heatley, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

Dorchester County
HUTCHINSON, Johnaveen T., of Summerville died Wednesday. Arrangements by Glover Funeral Home.

Georgetown County
TAYLOR, Lou Childers, 78, of Georgetown, a floral designer and widow of Charles L. Taylor, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home.

BRESNAHAN, Rosa Gressette, 81, of Knoxville, Tenn., widow of Joseph E. Bresnahan, died Saturday. Arrangements by Cremation Options Inc. of Knoxville.

COKER, Warren Clement Jr., 69, of Cleveland, Okla., formerly of Charleston, S.C., an Army veteran, retired executive director of the Rockingham County, N.C., Council on Aging, organist and choirmaster, died Saturday. Arrangements by Chapman-Black Funeral Home of Cleveland.

FURMAN, Mary Simms Oliphant, 94, of Greenville, a performer with the Martha Graham Dance Co., author and widow of Alester G. Furman III, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Mackey Mortuary.

GILLETTE, Paul Crawford, 70, of Argyle, Texas, a retired children’s heart specialist, former director of the pediatric cardiology division of the Medical University of South Carolina and husband of Vicki Zeigler, died Sunday. Arrangements by Biggers Funeral Home of Fort Worth, Texas.

WHITT, Joseph Bramlett, 83, of Greenwood, a Navy veteran, employee of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and husband of Nellie Hagood Whitt, died Monday. Arrangements by Harley Funeral Home.

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