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ANNIE BRADSHAW
Funeral services for Annie Gilbert Bradshaw, 76, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2008, at the First Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Dr. Gary Colboch, Rev. Bill Ulmet, Rev. Hazel Mixon and Rev. Larry Melton officiated with burial in Magnolia Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association Memorials, Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058.
Mrs. Bradshaw, widow of Tommy Bradshaw, died Friday, July 18, 2008. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late Raymond M. and Cora Simpson Gilbert. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, where she served as a Sunday school teacher for 40 years. She was a faithful, loving and caring mentor and board member for many years. She retired from Hartsville Manufacturing and was a friend to everyone. The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to Morrell Nursing Center's Green Wing.
Surviving are her daughters and son-in-law, Betty Gainey of Hartsville, Libby and Don Jordan of Hartsville; brother, James "Doodle Bug" Gilbert of Hartsville; grandchildren (spouse), Bucky (Tina) O'Neal, Beth (Robbie) Boone, Ted (Margaret) Jordan; great-grandchildren, Cody Boone, Shane Boone, Marcus O'Neal, Brittany Jordan, Nicholas Jordan. www.bpafuneralhome.com.

RUBIN SMITH
TIMMONSVILLE – Funeral services for Rubin Smith were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2008, at The Church in the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Burial followed in the church cemetery, directed by Young and Young Funeral Home of Hartsville.
Mr. Smith, 70, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at a New York hospital after an illness.
Mr. Smith was born in Darlington County, a son of the late James Jackson and Emmaline Robinson. He received his education in the public schools in the area. He later moved to New York and was employed with the New York Public Transit System for over 30 years.
Surviving are a faithful companion Eva Vaughn of Brooklyn, N.Y.; an adopted daughter Tequilla Smith of Greenville, N.C.; two adopted sons, Jermaine Smith of Greenville, N.C. and TyNeal Smith of N.J.; a step-sister, Amelia Martin of Wilmington, N.C.; a step-brother, Russell Rhames of Long Beach, Calif.; one adopted sister, Mary Murray of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one brother-in-law, Bro. Prince (Louise) McKay of Darlington; two uncles, Clyde Bratcher and General (Herlena) Jackson both of Winston Salem, N.C.; three aunts, Ida Mae Zimmerman of Darlington, Betty Burney of Florence and Dolly Smith of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a host of nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.

BILL BOYD
Graveside services for William A. “Bill” Boyd Jr., 70, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Lamar Cemetery. The Rev. Danny Pierce officiated. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home served the Boyd Family. The family received friends Wednesday, July 23, 2008, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Hartsville Fire Department, 111 Seventh Street, Hartsville, S.C. 29550.
Mr. Boyd died Tuesday, July 22, 2008. Born in Hillsborough County, Fla., he was a son of the late William A. and Alice Benton Boyd Sr. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church and owned and managed Boyd Vault Company for 36 years. He volunteered as a fireman for over 23 years, was a member of the Hartsville Masonic Lodge #173 and the Order of the Eastern Star #92.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Adams Boyd of Hartsville; daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Deleon Jones of Johnsonville; grandsons, Curtis, David, and Eric Jones; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Gail Boyd of Hartsville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Betty and Adair Jeffords of Hartsville; several nieces and nephews. www.bpafuneralhome.com.

JC CAMPBELL
J. C. Campbell, 57, died July 22, 2008, at his residence after an illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Young and Young of Hartsville.
The family will receive friends at 911 C Street, Hartsville.

BABY RAY COE
Funeral services for Baby Ray Coe will be held today, Friday, July 25, at 3 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, directed by Young and Young Funeral Home of Hartsville.
Mr. Coe, 76, died Friday, July 18, 2008, at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Mr. Coe was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Sandy and Queen Ester Jackson Coe. He received his education in the public schools in the area. He was a retired employee of Woodham Brick Masonry Company and was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Ray (Sharon) Coe Jr. and Ronnie Cain, both of Hartsville; two sisters, Josephine Wilson of St. Albans, N.Y., and Lillie Bell Hyman of Jamaica, N.Y.; one brother, the Rev. Joseph (Bertha) Coe of Austin, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Eliza-beth Cain of Darlington; four sisters-in-law, Lottie Coe of Raleigh, N.C., Bertha Coe of Texas, Lizzy Coe of Florence and Nezzie Mumford of New York, N.Y.; two brothers-in-law, George Blackmon of Darlington and Lee Blackmon of New York, N.Y.; two godsons, Robert Turner Coe of Raleigh, N.C., and Tony Cotton of Hartsville; a special friend, Harriet Coe of New York, N.Y.; eleven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and close friends and relatives.
To sign the guest book visit the official website @ www.vandyfh.com

MRS. ANNIE MAE CATLEDGE GAINEY
JEFFERSON, SC – Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Mae Catledge Gainey, 75, will be held Saturday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be tonight, July 25, from 6-8 p.m. at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home in Chesterfield.
Mrs. Gainey died Tuesday, July 22, 2008. She was born June 24, 1933, in Jefferson, a daughter of the late Edward Jack and Rosa Lee Mills Jordan. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Gainey was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Dunn, by a son, T.C. Catledge, and by her brothers, the Rev. Cecil Jordan and Frank Jordan.
Surviving are two sons, Leslie Catledge of Myrtle Beach and Joe (Louise) Catledge of Rock Hill; one daughter, Cindi Catledge of Cherryville, N.C.; a son-in-law, Andrew Dunn of Gaffney; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of
Chesterfield, S.C. (www.mrcfuneral home.com) is serving the Gainey family.

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