Charleston County

BAKER, Patricia McClary, 71, of Mount Pleasant, an in-home child-care provider and wife of Melvin C. Baker, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

BLOCKER, James Franklin, 70, of North Charleston died Friday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home.

BROWN-TANNER, Henrietta, 57, of Wadmalaw died July 5. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home of Charleston.

DORTON, Joseph S. III, 55, of Mount Pleasant died Wednesday. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the Carolinas of Raleigh, N.C.

PALMER, Henrietta Fernando, of North Charleston, wife of Peter H. Palmer, died Thursday. Arrangements by Johnson-Halls Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant.

ROURK, Anela Towell, 91, of Charleston, widow of Ernest L. Rourk, died Saturday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funeral Home.

SMOAK, Larry Eugene, 61, of Charleston, a retired lieutenant with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Department and husband of Deborah A. Baxley Smoak, died Saturday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s West Ashley Chapel.

WRIGHT, Florence M., 74, of Charleston, a retired legal secretary and widow of Donald Wright, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

Berkeley County

WALTERS, Emery Adolph, 87, of Hanahan, an Army veteran, retired electrician at the Charleston Naval Shipyard and husband of Frances E. Walters, died Friday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

Dorchester County

HEATON, Gerald Cordell, 73, of Reevesville, retired owner of Reevesville Real Estate and Insurance, first married to the late Patsy Carr Heaton and husband of Lunette Canady Heaton, died Friday. Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home of St. George.


LOVE, Margie Hyman, of Kingstree, widow of J.R. Love, died Saturday. Arrangements by Williamsburg Funeral Home.

McCLORIN, Jerry, 55, of Lane died Friday. Arrangements by Henryhand’s Kingstree Chapel.