Week of December 20, 2017

Lisa Knotts

Mary “Lisa” Britt Knotts, age 50, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, December 14th in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home in Lamar, with burial following in Lamar Memorial Cemetery. A visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Lamar.

Born July 21, 1967, Lisa is the daughter of the late Ed Britt and Mary Jo Harrington Baker. She enjoyed listening to music and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Surviving are her sons, Jeryl W. (Meghan Dority) Knotts Jr, and Philip (LaTonya) Knotts, both of Lamar; her grandchildren, Jalyn Jeffords, Amiyah Knotts, Jason Knotts Jr., and Lauren Knotts; her brothers, Kent (Janice) Britt, and Eddie Britt, both of Darlington; her sisters, JoAnne (Fred) Miller of Florida and Teresa Amerson of Lamar; her half-sister, Cathy Kimmerlin; and her special friends, Melanie Lee and Robin Sutton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeryl W. Knotts, and her half-brother, Tommy Britt.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Charlie H. Morse

Charlie “Chip” H. Morse, age 76, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. A memorial service was held 4 p.m. Friday, December 15th at the home of his niece, 417 Potato House Rd. Darlington, SC 29532. The family received friends from 3-4 p.m. Friday at the house.

Born September 23, 1941, Chip is the son of the late Harry Morse and Lois Player Morse. He served in the U.S. Air force, and then worked for Perfection Gear. He enjoyed playing guitar and watching NASCAR races. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 25 years, Lynn Morse; his children, Norma Broach and Terry Morse; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter. Also surviving are his brothers, Donald (Carolyn) Morse, Leonard (Beth) Morse, Wayne (Marie) Morse, Robert Morse, and many nieces and nephews. Chip was preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Edwards; his brother, Kenny Morse, and his beloved dog, Roscoe.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Ethel Mae Rogers Mitchell

Funeral service for Mrs. Ethel Mae Rogers Mitchell were held 12 Noon Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Cecil L. Bromell, Pastor. Rev. Dr. Marvin Caldwell, Officiating. Burial followed in Faith Memorial Gardens directed by Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc.

Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, November 29th in a Florence hospital. She was born in Lamar, SC a daughter of the late Theodore Sr. and Ethel Ham Rogers. She was the widow of Callis M. Mitchell, Jr.

She was a 1950 graduate of Spaulding High School and a 1954 graduate of Claflin College, Orangeburg, SC.

At an early age, she was a member of Sandy Grove United Methodist Church; later became a member of St. James United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Choir. She was employed as an insurance agent for Pilgrim Health and Life Insurance Co, a Civics/History Teacher/Instructor at Rosenwald High School, a District Attendance Officer for Darlington County Schools and Co-owner/Licensed Funeral Director of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc.

She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a member of the South Carolina Morticians Association, Inc., Sixth Congressional District Funeral Directors Association, and a commissioned Notary Public of SC. In the community she was a member of Les Amis Femmes.

Ethel departed this world on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC.

She is preceded in death by: her siblings: Frederick Rogers, Theodore Rogers, Jr., James Rogers, Herbert Rogers, Wendell Heyward Rogers, Annie Ruth Rogers and Arlene Rogers Williams.

Survivors includes: her son: Lloyd (Hallistine) Mitchell of Darlington; her daughter: Beverly Mitchell of Florence; her grandchildren: Derrick (A’Deijsha) Brown of Darlington, Latoya (Chris) Hodges of Hubert, NC and Kathryn Mitchell-Tyler of Norfolk, VA; great-grandson, Callen Mitchell Lee Hodges; her sister, Mary Rogers Mercy of Philadelphia, PA; brothers: Marion Rogers of Brooklyn, NY, Michael (Mary) Rogers of Lexington and Ronald (Sherilynn) Rogers of Alabaster, AL; her step-mother, Mattie Rogers of Lamar; her step-sister, Helen Douglas of Hartsville; her god-daughter, Charmaigne Warren-Ray; her special friends, Fredericka Simmons and Rosa Mae Scipio; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wake service 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Services at St. James United Methodist Church, Darlington and at other times the family is receiving friends at the residence, 206 Pine Street, Darlington.

Schubert Page

Schubert “Sonny” McKeiver Page, age 93, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Saturday, December 16th at Red Hill Southern Methodist Church in Aynor. Burial followed in Zion Cemetery in Aynor, directed by Belk Funeral Home. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Born January 20, 1924 in Horry County, Sonny is the son of the late McKeiver Page and Maude Dawsey Page. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War 2. Sonny worked at Dixie Cup for 20 years, and then for Steel Buildings of Darlington. Sonny was an avid fisherman, loved water-skiing, and playing many instruments. He will be remembered as a wonderful storyteller who was always ready with a good joke, and also for his love for his family and his country.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Lavinia Page; his children, Deborah Page Phillips (Jimmie), Iris P. Andrews (Dale), Della P. King (Henry), Elaine P. Harrelson (Tim), and Richard “Dickie” Page (Angie); his grandchildren, Jimmy L. Phillips (Fran), Page Willis (Scott), Joey Phillips (Julie), Stephen Andrews (Michelle), Stevette Young (Rick), Missy Monterosso (Vinnie), Sonny Stokes (Eddie), Chris Perkins (Tara), J.J. Stark (Martin), Lon Kirven (Sydney), Richard Page (Erwin), Andrew Page, and 26 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his siblings, Dan Page (Doris), Sam Page (Vivian), Ann Gore, Phillip Page (Mary), and Andy Page (Liz).

He was preceded in death by his siblings, John Richard Page, Colonel Page, Betsy Gilliam, and Carolyn P. Eaton.

Memorials may be made to The Lord Cares, P.O. Box 1457, Darlington, SC 29540; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Marian Carter

Marian Elizabeth Wilson Carter, age 96, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. A graveside service was held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 14th at Fair Hope Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Born October 10, 1921, Marian is the daughter of the late Hartwell N. Wilson and Lillie Wilson Ward. She loved spending time in the mountains and watching birds, and she loved watching her game shows. Marian was a member of Fair Hope Church.

Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Jeannette R. Carter; her granddaughter, Amy (Dale) Law of Florence; her great-grandchild, Ashley Law. She was preceded in death by her husband, Durwood A. Carter Sr.; her son, Durwood A. Carter Jr.; her granddaughter, Amanda Carter; her sisters, Kathleen Moore, Norma Mathis, and Maydell Wells.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Fair Hope Church, 213 S. Cartersville Hwy. Timmonsville, SC 29161; or to Agape Hospice, 2182 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501, or 115 N. 5th St. Hartsville, SC 29550.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Janice Stewart

Janice Wallace Stewart, age 59, died Monday, December 11, 2017. A memorial service was held in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 16th. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Janice was born in Darlington, daughter of the late Paul and Janie Mae Wallace, and was raised up during her childhood by Rosie Lee Ard. She is survived by her children: Jeffrey (Nikki) Huggins of Florence, Shannon (Joe Wiggins) Wallace of Darlington and Scott Turner, six grandchildren and her siblings, Nancy Couch, Charles Wallace and Kenny Wayne Ard.

A Guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Author: Duane Childers

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