Charleston County

BLANCHARD, Claude Wright Jr., 80, of Mount Pleasant, former vice president and senior estimator with C.W. Blanchard Construction Co., general manager with Keating Roofing and husband of Mary Santos Blanchard, died Friday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funeral Home of Charleston.

BONNETTE, Lee M., 71, of Mount Pleasant, a homemaker and wife of Richard J. Bonnette, died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

COAKLEY, Robert, of Charleston, husband of Barbara A. Coakley, died Thursday. Arrangements by Suburban Funeral Home of North Charleston.

DIGGS, Rico Levere, of Johns Island, husband of Mavis Diggs, died Friday. Arrangements by Walker's Mortuary.

LONG, William Gary, 87, of Charleston, a retired Navy veteran and widower of Margot Benois Long, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel.

Berkeley County

DAWSON, Georgia Anna Prioleau, 76, of St. Stephen, a retired grocery store saleswoman, died Friday. Arrangements by Scott's Mortuary of Moncks Corner.

PEEPLES, Hazel R., 68, of Hanahan died Friday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

Colleton County

ALBRIGHT, Eunice, 94, of Springtown died Thursday. Arrangements by Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home of Walterboro.

BANKS, Ernest, 79, of Walterboro, a retired longshoreman and widower of Bernice Banks, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dorothy's Home for Funerals of Charleston.

RHODEN, Clara Lee Kinard, 86, of Walterboro, a homemaker, retired manager of Oakwood Healthcare Center's dietary department and wife of John B. Rhoden, died Thursday. Arrangements by Parker- Rhoden Funeral Home.

RISHER, Wanda Mae, 58, of Walterboro, wife of Clarence E. Risher, died Thursday. Arrangements by Herndon's Walterboro Chapel.

Dorchester County

McDONALD, John E., 86, of Summerville, a retired civil engineer and husband of Beatrice McDonald, died Friday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

Georgetown County

LANGSTON, Eunice Johnston, 78, of Georgetown died Thursday. Arrangements by Mayer's Georgetown Chapel.


COTTINGHAM, Dave, 69, of Connestee Falls, N.C. , an Army veteran, retired employee of Ford Motor Credit Co., first married to the late Sophie B. Cottingham and husband of Renie Cottingham, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Asheville Mortuary Services of Asheville

FERGUSON, Arnold Barney, 85, of Beaufort, an Army veteran and husband of Loraine Murdaugh Ferguson, died Thursday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.

HELMS, Ruth Easterling, 94, of Hartsville, a homemaker, schoolteacher and widow of Eugene C. Helms, died Friday. Arrangements by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.

HOWELL, Clara, 76, of Cayce died Friday. Arrangements by Eutawville Community Funeral Home.

McFADDEN, Willa Mae Ryan, 55, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Isle of Palms, S.C., a former accountant with Wild Dunes Resort, died July 28. Arrangements by Schellhaas Funeral Home of Pittsburgh.

O'DONOGHUE, Roderick William, 86, of Rock Hill, an Army Air Corps veteran, retired employee of Reynolds Aluminum Co. and husband of Helen A. Durbin O'Donoghue, died Thursday. Arrangements by Greene Funeral Home.

SPANIER, Jonathan David, of Atlanta, 48, died Thursday. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care.

WATSON, Carson Reese, 14, son of James D. Watson and Angela Hambright Watson of Sumter, died Friday. Arrangements by Elmore-Cannon- Stephens Funeral Home.

WILSON, Robert Laurie II, 59, of Hudson, Fla. , an electrician with All Tech Commercial Services, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant, S.C.