Charleston County

BRANSON, John Pascal, 85, of Charleston, an Army veteran and former private security manager, first married to the late Claudia Verniese Branson and widower of Lillian Wade Branson, died Tuesday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funeral Home.

BROWN-ROBINSON, Dorothy I., 66, of Charleston, wife of Thomas Robinson, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Murray's Mortuary of North Charleston.

CHIARAMONTE, Anthony II, of Mount Pleasant died Dec. 25. Arrangements by Frank Caper Funeral Home of Scottsdale, Pa.

DOWNING, Bobby M., 77, of Charleston, a retired educator and businessman and husband of Martha Obergfell Downing, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society.

WILLIAMS, James S., 60, of North Charleston, a retired school librarian, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society.

WILLIAMS, Mary L. Morrill, 84, of Mount Pleasant died Wednesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Berkeley County

REID, Bessie M., of Moncks Corner died Wednesday. Arrangements by Scott's Mortuary.

Dorchester County

REEVES, Ruby Frances Hutto, 93, of Reevesville, widow of Daniel J. Reeves, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home of St. George.


CROSBY, Mary Scott, 92, of Pleasant Hill, Tenn. , formerly of North Charleston, a homemaker, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Dorchester Road Chapel of North Charleston.

DAVIS, Wilbur Sheldon, 26, of Eutawville died Wednesday. Arrangements by Eutawville Community Funeral Home.

DILLARD, Sam Walker, 75, of Pacolet, a Navy veteran, retired district supervisor in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley counties for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control and husband of Mary Rogers Dillard, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Floyd's Pacolet Chapel.

KRUPENKO, Alexander Sergeevich, 20, of Columbia, a student at the University of South Carolina, died Jan. 11. Arrangements by Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

LAVENDER, Russell Zell, of Savannah, an Army veteran, co-owner of Lavender Home Builders Co., Lavender Wrecking Co. and First Black Bonding Co., a real estate agent and pastor, died Saturday. Arrangements by Hill's Mortuary of Statesboro.

LONG, Jessie, of Varnville died Tuesday. Arrangements by Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home of Hampton.

McALISTER, Paul W., 88, of Laurens, an Army veteran, retired businessman, lawyer and former chairman of the Board of Trustees of Clemson University and husband of Barbara Dial McAlister, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Kennedy Mortuary.

O'QUINN, Julia Ulmer, 87, of Beaufort, a former tailor shop employee on Parris Island, a homemaker and widow of Henry M. O'Quinn, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.

STEADMAN, Richard A., 77, of North Augusta, an Army Medical Corps veteran, retired physician, consulting physician with Agromedicine Program, FAA flight pilot examiner and husband of Elizabeth Barber Steadman, died Monday. Arrangements by Bland Funeral Home of Johnston.

WARD, Victor Louis, 92, of Kingstree died Tuesday. Arrangements by Dimery and Rogers Funeral Home.

WILLIAMS, Victoria Phifer, 63, of Tuxedo, N.C. , a retired manager of an ophthalmology practice and wife of Charles A. Williams, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Thos. Shepherd and Son Funeral Home of Hendersonville..