The Item from Sumter, South Carolina (2024)

SUMTER ITEM JOSEPH B. CANTEY MANNING Joseph Brice "J.B." Cantey, 81, husband of the late Eldis Browder Cantey, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Born March 8, 1933, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Joseph McSwain Cantey and Corine Lowder Duke. Mr.

Cantey was a U.S. Army 1 veteran of the Korean War, retired from DuPont, a member CANTEY of the Camden Masonic Lodge, an Atlanta Braves fan and a lifelong avid fisherman. He is survived by his son, Joseph Brice "Joe" Cantey Jr. of Lugoff; a daughter, Dr. Sheryl Cantey-Bruce and her husband, Gail, of Charlotte; a sister, Linda Duke Carroll and her husband, Mike, of Cross; a brother, A.

Glen Duke of West Columbia; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 10 nephews; a niece; and grand-dog "Beauregard." He was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Cantey; and a sister, Marginelle Misenheimer. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home, with Father John Scott officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Stephens Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard Alexandria, VA 22311. The family extends deepest appreciation to the assisted living staff at Covenant Place of Sumter and Amedysis Hospice. Stephens Funeral Home Crematory, 304 N. Church Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.

www.stephensfuneralhome. org. HENRY A. ARDIS Henry Allen Ardis, 75, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

Born in Sumter County, he was a son of the late Fred William Ardis and Beatrice "Dolly" Brown Ardis. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from Pettie Belle and Glen Manufacturing. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include four sisters, Virginia Verhoeven of Sumter, Earlene Skelcher of California, Vivian Earles of Sumter and Diane Arrants of Longs; two brothers, John Ardis (Vonnie) and Tommy Ardis (Delores), all of Sumter; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Will "Sonny" Rogers Ardis Sr. and Wayne Ardis; a niece, Roxanne Jones; and three nephews, Brandon Earles, Rusty Ardis and Charlie Ardis. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Timmons officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Elmore -CannonStephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs.

John Ardis, and and Mrs. Tommy Ardis. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Palmetto Chapter, 4124 Clemson Suite Anderson, SC 29621. Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements. ESTELLE FULWOOD Estelle Fulwood was born Jan.

26, 1939, to the late Clifton and Olivia Samuel in Florence County. She departed this life on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her residence. Estelle was educated in the public schools of Florence District 4. At an early age, she joined New Zion Baptist Church in Sardis. After marriage, she joined Mt.

Sinai AME Church, where she remained a faithful member and served diligently on the Trust- OBITUARIES made sure he got to church every Sunday, and a very special friend, Don Morris, also helped him. Roy leaves behind his daughter, Crystal Guess; his grandchildren, Candler Dubose and Caiden Allen; two stepdaughters, Joyce Nesbitt and Beth Rainey; his sister, Becky (Jack) Pavlas; three nieces, Jamie (Clay) Sims, Kimberly Medlin and Jennifer (Michael) McKim; two nephews, Willie Hinson and Justin (Brooke) Brogdon; three great-nieces; and three great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Karen Medlin and Sandy Brogdon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home, with the Rev.

Charles Clanton officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumter Cemetery. Honorary pallbearer will be Caiden Allen. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Sumter, P.O. Box 867, Sumter, SC 29150. Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com. Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Crematory, 221 Broad Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386. Elmore Hill McCreight FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY EDWIN K.

LATHAN Sr. Edwin K. Lathan 80, widower of Sally Stuart Houston Lathan, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at the home of his son. Born in Charlotte, he was a son of the late Claude Fleetwood Lathan Jr.

and Ovalyn Kelly Lathan. Mr. Lathan was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the retired owner and operator of Lathan Oil Co. He was a member of the Jaycees, a past president of the Optimist Club, and a member of First Presbyterian Church. In his spare time, he was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are a son, Claude F. "Woody" Lathan of Sumter; and four grandchildren, Claude F. Lathan IV, Hannah Lathan, Corbit Lathan and Kelly Lathan. He was preceded in death SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014 A11 ee Board, Gospel Choir, Mass Choir and the Stewardess Board. Estelle was the person to call if there was a funeral, revival or gospel program.

She was recognized as a person who loved to serve the Lord and was always there when called upon. "Send me, I'll go." Estelle retired from Sumter School District 2 after 32 years of dedicated service. Estelle was a humble, kind spirit who would speak her mind when required. She loved children and young people, and she believed the "older and wiser" should reprimand and teach the young. She lived her life by example and spoke the truth, and for this we are eternally grateful.

She was joined in holy matrimony to Willie James Fulwood of the home and was a loving and devoted wife for 53 years. Estelle leaves to cherish precious memories: her husband of 53 years, Willie James Fulwood, of the home; four daughters, Jackie K. Bennett of Sumter, Gloria (Steven) Pendergrass of Sumter, Peggy Ann Fulwood (Rickey) Lee of Brooklet, Georgia, and Marilyn Fulwood (Ameer Amain); three sons, Lucky J. (Stacey) Fulwood of Sumter, Reggie Fulwood of the home and Chucky (Aretha) Fulwood, of Moss Point, two special grandchildren reared in the home, Shantia K. Fulwood and Rasean G.

Fulwood; 14 grandchildren, Joy E. Obidike, Ahmad Rashad Samuels, Steven Pendergrass, Jocelyn M. Fulwood, Malcolm J. Fulwood, Martin C. Fulwood, Moneak S.

Fulwood, Lakein S. Fulwood, Larry A. Fulwood, Diasha Robertson, Joshua Robertson, Ladarious Fulwood, Simeon Fulwood. and Samuel Fulwood; 13 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ester Peterson of Dumpfries, Margaret Samuels of Queens, N.Y., Janice Palmer of Sumter, Elizabeth Samuels of Sumter; and two brothers, T.J. Samuels of Queens, Perry (Jackie) Samuels of Darlington; two sistersin-law, Sylvia Jane (Roosevelt) Lowery and Josephine (Frank) Fulwood, both of Lynchburg; and a host of other relatives and friends: Public viewing will be held at Job's Mortuary from 3 to 6 p.m.

today. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Monday for viewing until the hour of service. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt.

Sinai AME Church, 4835 Mt. Sinai Church Road, Lynchburg, with the Rev. Marie DeasWebb officiating. Interment will follow in the Edwards Cemetery. Family is receiving friends 7605 Fullard Lynchburg, SC 29080 Job's Mortuary 312 S.

Main is in charge of arrangements. Online memorials may be sent to the family at or visit us on the web at jobsmortuary.net. LEROY GUESS Jr. Leroy Olin Guess 61, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.

Born in Sumter, he was the son of the late Leroy O. Guess and Erma Lee Compton. Roy was an avid truck driver for many years until his health left him unable to continue in the profession. After his truck driving career ended, he pursued a career at First Baptist Church of Sumter as their maintenance man for well more than 10 years. Poor health ended that career as well.

Although his employment came to an end at First Baptist Church, his faith, dedication and attendance continued. His dear friends in the men's Sunday school class BUYING GOLD EVERYDAY Paying Top Dollar in Sumter JEWELRY WHOLESALE 41 E. Wesmark Blvd. 278-1031 by a son, Edwin K. Lathan, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dearld Sterling officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumter Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brant Bahnmuller, Brock Miller, Frank Barron, Bo Brogdon, David Johnston and Chal Glenn.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals. com. Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Crematory, 221 Broad Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements.

(803) 775-9386. Elmore Hill McCreight FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY THELMA WAYNICK Thelma A. "Pete" Waynick, 80, wife of Joe M. Waynick died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.

Born in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Mattie Blume Vining. Mrs. Waynick was a charter member of Calvary Bible Church, and was the co-owner of Waynick Upholstery for 40 years. She was a 1952 graduate of Edmunds High School.

She taught Sunday school at Bible Fellowship Church and Calvary Bible Church for en more than 30 years. In addition to her husband of Sumter, she is survived by two sons, Phillip Darryl Waynick (Cindy) of Sumter and Anthony Lee Waynick (Tammy) of Statesboro, Georgia; two daughters, Lynn Frierson (Eddie) of Sumter and Paula Ann White (Willie Fields) of Columbia; two brothers, George Douglas Vining and Cecil Vining (Sarah), both of Sumter; four sisters, Leila Mae Bell of Santee, Kathleen Winburn of Hartsville, Francis Lovelace of Sumter, and Mattie Louise Edwards (John) of Florida; eight grandchildren, Jeramy White (Beth), Jessica Jones (Allen), Ann Marie Norton (Brian), Tyler Waynick, Austin Waynick, Matthew Waynick, Logan Waynick, and Tracey Hurley; seven greatgrandchildren, Garen Jones, Allie Jones, Collin Norton, Hadley Jones, Harper White, Taylor Norton and Natalie. Norton. She was preceded in death by a son, Joey Parker Waynick, and a grandson, Carter Joseph White. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.

Tuesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. John Hall and the Rev. Dr. Harold Waynick Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Bradley, Bobby Mims, Wayne Morris, and John Rowland. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ry Bible Church Building Fund, 770 North Wise Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice Care of South Carolina, and to the oncology staff at Tuomey Hospital for their care for Mrs. Waynick. Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals. com. Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home Crematory, 221 Broad Sumter is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.

Elmore Hill McCreight FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY RANSON RICHARDSON Ranson Richardson, 86, widow of Josephine James Richardson, entered eternal rest on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in the comfort of his home. Born Nov. 15, 1927, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Ernest Richardson and Lillie James Richardson. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 1209 White Rivers Road, Pinewood.

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