Charleston County

FAIRBANKS, Richard Dean, 78, of North Charleston, an Air Force retiree and widower of Jeanette Theiling Fairbanks, died Thursday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s North Area Chapel.

LITTLE, Elizabeth Brooks, 77, of Charleston, a retired commercial advertising clerk with The Post and Courier and wife of Wilbur Kenneth Little, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel.

MELLARD, Winifred Lou, 76, of Ladson died Friday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Goose Creek Chapel.

Berkeley County

SWAIN, David Gibson, 54, of Moncks Corner, technical director with the North Charleston Performing Arts Center and husband of Jeannie Flowers Swain, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel of Charleston.

WILLIAMS, Taunya, of Goose Creek, widow of Dione Williams, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Hilton’s Mortuary of North Charleston.

Colleton County

JEFFCOAT, Dorothy Bell, 89, of Cottageville, a sewing machine operator, first married to the late James P. Bell and wife of Edward L. Jeffcoat, died Thursday. Arrangements by Brice Herndon’s Walterboro Chapel.

Dorchester County

MELLING, Brian Lee, 58, of Summerville, an employee of Robert Bosch, former sports writer with The Post and Courier, former editor with Riverside California Newspaper and widower of Debi Melling, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

SCOTT, Danny Gene, 65, of Ladson, a retired Air Force master sergeant, aircraft mechanic with Shiloh Services and husband of JoAnn West Scott, died Thursday. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home of Summerville.

SMITH, Rufus, 63, of Summerville died Friday. Arrangements by Shuler-Marshall Funeral Home of Holly Hill.

WILLIAMS, Craig, of Ladson, husband of Dorothy Seals Williams, died Thursday. Arrangements by Aiken-Capers Funeral Home of Summerville.

Georgetown County

NEWTON, Yoakam Philhood, of Andrews, husband of Vera Lamb Newton, died Friday. Arrangements by McKenzie Funeral Home.


BISHOP, LaVerne DeLano, 79, of Bamberg, a National Guard retiree, retired lab technician with the Savannah River Site and husband of Sara Bald Bishop, died Thursday. Arrangements by Brice Herndon’s Ehrhardt-Bamberg Chapel.

BOLLINGER, Marcus Ross, 92, of Collegedale, Tenn., an Army Air Corps veteran, former salesman with Nabisco and widower of Thelma Doxtad Bollinger, died Thursday. Arrangements by Cremation Center of Chattanooga, Tenn.

HAILE, Julia Lachicotte Springs, 84, of Myrtle Beach died Jan. 24. Arrangements by McMillan-Small Funeral Home.

McCOREY, William E., 84, of Beaufort, an Army veteran, electrician and husband of Carol Langen McCorey, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.

SAULS, Pam, 49, of Varnville, a homemaker and wife of Jeffrey Sauls, died Friday. Arrangements by Brice Herndon’s Varnville-Hampton Chapel.

WALKER, Edward, 75, of Yemassee died Monday. Arrangements by Young Funeral Home.