Charleston County

BROWER, Bruce, 54, of Mount Pleasant, a mechanic and husband of Catherine Gener Brower, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

HESTER, Eloise Walker, 96, of Charleston, a retired time clerk with Raybestos-Manhattan, died Saturday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

HOBSON, Virgil Earl, 79, of North Charleston, husband of Christine Hobson, died Saturday. Arrangements by Hilton's Mortuary.

JACKSON, Ben, 81, of North Charleston, died Saturday. Arrangements by Serenity Mortuary of Summerville.

POE, Steven, 65, of Charleston, a retired computer analyst and husband of Marge Bannon, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.

WALKER, William Douglas, 70, of Mount Pleasant, a Navy veteran, manager and consultant in the automotive industry and husband of Doris Suggs Walker, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel of North Charleston.

YOUNG, Loretta, 56, of Charleston, an insurance collector with University Medical Assoc., died Friday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal's Downtown Chapel.

Berkeley County

MURPHY, Ellen J., 96, of Moncks Corner, a former owner-operator of Bonnie & Ellen's Clothing Store and widow of Owen R. Murphy, died Saturday. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home.

Dorchester County

BARTON, Benjamin Earl, 89, of Summerville, a Charleston Naval Shipyard retiree and widower of Nettie Walters Barton, died Sunday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

Elsewhere

JARRELL, Clyde Jr., 79, of Hampton, a retired chief warrant officer with the National Guard, retired lab technician with Westinghouse Corp. and husband of Mary Ann Sullivan Jarrell, died Saturday. Arrangements by Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home.

MOLE, Hazel Marvin, 88, of Varnville, widower of Annie Lydia Mole, died Sunday. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home of Yemassee.