Charleston County

FURLOW, Mary S., 73, of Charleston, a secretary with the math and English departments at The Citadel and wife of John Furlow, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home of Summerville.

GANTT, Mary, of Hollywood, widow of Robert Gantt, died Thursday. Arrangements by Walker’s Mortuary of Johns Island.

HOLMES, Alvaretta Miller, 87, of North Charleston, a retired screen and awning maker with ABC Awning and widow of Oswald P. Holmes, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal’s Charleston Chapel.

JACKSON, Dennis C., 66, of James Island, widower of Margie Jackson, died Aug. 9. Arrangements by Tri-County Cremation Center of Summerville.

WOODS, Donald Earl, 81, of Charleston, a retired claims adjuster with Sate Farm Insurance Co. and widower of Annette Harry Woods, died Thursday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

YAUN, Nell Lane, 81, of North Charleston, husband of Joseph L. Yaun Jr., died Wednesday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home.

Berkeley County

RIFFE, Mack, of Moncks Corner, a retired construction engineer, died Thursday. Arrangements by Milligan’s Funeral Home.

SMITH, Donald Franklin, 72, of Goose Creek, an Air Force veteran, retired facilities manager with the Charleston Naval Weapons Station, retired engineer inspector with the North Charleston Public Works Department, instructor with Trident Technical College, a homebuilder and husband of Patricia D. Smith, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield.

Colleton County

BECKETT, George, 67, of Walterboro died Wednesday. Arrangements by Koger’s Mortuary.

GETHERS, Earl, 78, of Walterboro died Wednesday. Arrangements by Koger’s Mortuary.

Dorchester County

KUPSTAS, Thomas J., 80, of Summerville, an Army veteran, husband of Josephine M. Kupstas, died Wednesday. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home.


EDWARDS, Gladys Vaughn, 84, of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., widow of Fred G. Edwards, died Monday. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, S.C.

FINLAY, Laura Croom Rivers, 80, of Gainestown, Ala., wife of Louis M. Finlay Jr., died Tuesday. Arrangements by Latham Funeral Home of Jackson, Ala.

WINGATE, Josephine Watson, 66, of Birmingham, Ala., died Wednesday. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home of Lobeco, S.C.