Charleston County

BRANCH, Jack Donald, 61, of Charleston, an automotive salesman and husband of Nancy Lee Branch, died Monday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funeral Home.

COMAR, Ernest M., 79, of Mount Pleasant, husband of Joanne Comar, died Monday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

JEFFERSON, Mildred, of Charleston, widow of William H. Jefferson, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Fielding Home for Funerals.

NESBIT, Maggie M., 84, of North Charleston, a homemaker, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

PADGETT, Vera Hickman, of North Charleston, a retired bookkeeper with Van Smith Concrete Co., died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel of Charleston.

PAUL, Helen Hilton Miller, 90, of Sullivan's Island, wife of Huiet Paul, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

RIGDON, Helen A., 83, of Mount Pleasant, widow of Orie Rigdon, died Monday. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

TAYLOR, Elisabeth Kunkel, 82, of Charleston, a homemaker and widow of Willard B. Taylor, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.

TAYLOR, Mary, 81, of North Charleston, retired director and kindergarten teacher of Ferndale Baptist Christian Church School and widow of Ernest I. Taylor, died Monday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel.

Berkeley County

ATKINS, Jennings Mack, 83, of Moncks Corner, a Navy veteran, retired manager of the Automotive Hobby Shop at the Charleston Naval Shipyard and husband of Ruby Whitted Atkins, died Monday. Arrangements by Russell Funeral Chapel.

BRYANT, Simmeone Joe Louis, 73, of Moncks Corner, husband of Frances C. Bryant, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Gethers Funeral Home.

SHOENER, Marlin, 73, of Goose Creek, retired from the Air Force, former employee of Lockheed, retired employee of Bayer Corp. and husband of Ellen Shoener, died Friday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Goose Creek Chapel.

WEISS, Constance A., of Goose Creek, a high school counselor assistant with Central High School and widow of William Weiss, died Tuesday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Goose Creek Chapel.

Colleton County

DAVIS, Margie, 53, of Walterboro died Saturday. Arrangements by Koger's Mortuary.

FOLK, Jessie M., of Walterboro died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home.

Dorchester County

PAGE, Lilly Davenport Aydlett Baum, 89, of Summerville, a homemaker, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Dyal Funeral Home.

PLATT, Helen Thomas, 44, of Ridgeville, a homemaker and wife of Michael Platt, died Sunday. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home of Summerville.


BISHOP, Helen Ficken, 91, of Ehrhardt, a retired employee of Enterprise Bank and First National Bank and widow of Blanchard T. Bishop, died Monday. Arrangements by Herndon's Ehrhardt-Bamberg Chapel.

EADY, Helen, of New York City, formerly of Charleston, died May 22. Arrangements by North Area Funeral Home of North Charleston.

HODGE, Matthew, 75, of Montgomery, Ala. , a retired Air Force senior master sergeant and retired employee of the Civil Service, died May 26. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home of Manning, S.C.

JOHNSON, Barbara M., 78, of Orangeburg, a former travel companion of Miss USA and Miss Universe and wife of John Muhlhauser, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel of North Charleston.