Abuse investigation leads to teacher, administrator arrests

Anita Ruff-Putillion

Charleston County

BONSAL, Frances M., 71, of Charleston, a retired kindergarten teacher with Miss Louise Hanahan's Little School, died Thursday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funerals and Cremation.

BOYD, Shirley Brown, 68, of North Charleston died Wednesday. Arrangements by Hilton's Mortuary.

COTTER, Ruth L., 94, of Mount Pleasant died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

GIAMMUSSO, Anthony Paul, 86, of Mount Pleasant, husband of Ruth Edmund Giammusso, died Wednesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

HERN, Lillian Eleanor Nell Boone, of Charleston, a public school guidance counselor and widow of E. Louis Hern, died Sunday. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals.

McMILLAN, Mabel Elizabeth Baltzegar, 98, of North Charleston, a teacher and widow of Obed McMillan, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's North Area Chapel.

RAYBURN, James Henry, 81, of Charleston, husband of Chrystal Browning Rayburn, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.

RION, James Henry, 82, of Mount Pleasant, an Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran, retired employee of Sonoco Products Co. and husband of Barbara Hawkins Rion, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home of Hartsville.

SANDERS, James Louis, 51, of Ravenel, a Navy retiree and husband of Nancy Bennett-Sanders, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Dorothy's Hollywood Chapel.

THOMAS, Pearl W., 83, of Charleston, a retired teacher with Charleston County School District and widow of Damon G. Thomas, died Thursday. Arrangements by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home.

Berkeley County

KENNEDY, Carl R., of Moncks Corner, died Sunday. Arrangements by Dickerson Mortuary of North Charleston.

MELLARD, Jeanette D., 98, of Pinopolis died Thursday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

ROBERTSON, James David, 38, of Goose Creek died Monday. Arrangements by James H. Davis Funeral Home of Owensboro, Ky.

TANNER, Thomas J., 73, of Goose Creek, husband of Lola Crow Tanner, died Wednesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Goose Creek Chapel.

Dorchester County

LIPHAM, Elizabeth Knight, 88, of Summerville, a homemaker and widow of Clarence H. Lipham, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

LOCKE, Joan Ann, 73, of Summerville died Wednesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

MURRAY, David Reeves, 69, of Summerville, a Navy veteran, truck driver and husband of Mary Laird Murray, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

SYFRETT, Evelyn Marie Taylor, 88, of Ladson, a former fingerprint classifier with the FBI, retired patient representative with MUSC Hospital Information Services and wife of Harold W. Syfrett, died Thursday.

Elsewhere

LABAN, Walter Samuel, 82, of Beaufort, a Marine Corps veteran and husband of Mary K. Sibrans Laban, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.

McFARLIN, Julia M., 88, of Salters died Thursday. Arrangements by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home of Kingstree.

WEISS, Aileen A., 80, of Ros- well, Ga. , a speech pathologist with Pierce Terrace Elementary School and widow of Arthur I. Weiss, died Wednesday. Arrangements by SouthCare Funeral Home of Alpharetta, Ga.