Charleston County

DONATO, Dr. Henry, 89, of Charleston, former director of emergency room services with Roper Hospital and member with the Charleston Opera Company, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society.

FRANCISCUS, Rodger Jacob, 87, of Charleston, a Navy retiree, retired mail carrier with the U.S. Postal Service in Charleston and widower of Helen Franciscus, died Tuesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's West Ashley Chapel.

GIBBS, James, of North Charleston, husband of Evelyn M. Gibbs, died Thursday. Arrangements by Suburban Funeral Home.

PITNER, Ethel Rosalee Swinton, 85, of Awendaw, former childcare provider and wife of Raymond Pitner, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal's Awendaw Chapel.

WILLIAMSON, Lillian G., of Charleston died Wednesday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home.

WOLFE, Henry Bryan Jr., 85, of Charleston, a merchant mariner, marine transportation specialist with the Army's Port of Embarkation, ship captain, retired commander with the Navy Reserve and husband of Rosemary Russell Wolfe, died Thursday. Arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home of Orangeburg.

Berkeley County

EADY, Viola Small, 83, of Cross died Thursday. Arrangements by Shuler-Marshall Funeral Home of Holly Hill.

JUDY, Marlene Thornley, 60, of Moncks Corner, an emergency manager with the Army Corps of Engineers and wife of Ronald W. Judy, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Dial-Murray's Moncks Corner Chapel.

Colleton County

FRASIER, Sylvester, of Cottageville died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home of Walterboro.


BROWN, Virginia Gibbs, of Long Island, N.Y., died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Mortuary of Charleston, S.C.

CANTY, Madeline Just, 69, of Jacksonville, N.C., died Wednesday. Arrangements by Saunders Funeral Home.

CONNOR, James Rutledge Jr., 83, of Eutawville, an Army veteran, farmer, campground owner and husband of Jean Wolfe Connor, died Thursday. Arrangements by Avinger Funeral Home of Holly Hill.

HIERS, Phyllis Monterey H., 96, of Ehrhardt, widow of H. Claude Hiers, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Herndon's Ehrhardt-Bamberg Chapel.

JARRELL, Marie Sauls, 81, of, Hampton, a retired seamstress with Devan Manufacturing Co. and wife of Wilson Jarrell, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home.

McCREA, Nehemiah, 80, of Salters died Thursday. Arrangements by Henryhand Funeral Home of Kingstree.

PRICE, Vivian W., 80, of Owensboro, Ky. , widow of Wesley W. Price, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home.

SMITH, Rubin, 60, of Atlanta, Ga. , husband of Sharon McCrea Smith, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Henryhand Funeral Home of Kingstree, S.C.