Week of December 30, 2015

Beatrice Rhodes

Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice Bailey Rhodes of Darlington were held 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Darlington.

OBIT Beatrice Rhodes

Interment followed in the church cemetery directed by Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.

Mrs. Rhodes, the tenth child of the late Norman and Bertha Coe Bailey, was born May 14, 1922 in Hartsville, S.C. She departed this life on December 20, 2015.

Miss Bea, as she was affectionately known, attended the public schools of Hartsville, S.C. At an early age she joined Centerville Baptist Church.

She was united in holy wedlock to Carnell Rhodes in 1942. Miss Bea joined her husband at Cherry Grove Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member and devoted worker.

Mrs. Rhodes worked for the Darlington County School System for thirty-one years. She was an avid walker/jogger.

Survivors are: her devoted son, Carnell Rhodes, Jr. who was her loving caregiver for years; two other sons, James (Ann) Rhodes and Johnny (Ramona) Rhodes; a daughter, Edith Rhodes Smith; one sister, Mildred Tunstall; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 105 Coker Street, Darlington.

Stanley “Stan” Douglas Frankenstein

In loving memory of Stanley Douglas Frankenstein, July 6, 1952 – December 22, 2015.

Stanley “Stan” Douglas Frankenstein passed away on December 22, 2015 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, S.C. He was born on July 6, 1952 to Melvin and Ruth Frankenstein in Huron, South Dakota. He graduated from Huron High School. Stan was known for his love of family, hunting and fishing.

OBIT Stanley Frankenstein

Survivors include his two daughters, Mandy Bumgarner of Elgin and Carrie Truell of Sumter, and their mother, Mary Turner; one son, Sean Frankenstein of Lamar and two step-children, Timothy Bradley and Ashley Kennon of Lamar, and their mother, Debora Frankenstein; one brother, Roger Frankenstein of Dante, South Dakota; one sister, Janice Kiker of Florence; seven grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; and one brother Richard Frankenstein of Diamond Bar, California.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home located at 315 Pearl Street, Darlington, S.C. 29532. The family received friends Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at the home located at 2068 Una Rd., Lamar, SC 29069.

Memorial donations can be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc., at www.myasthenia.org, or to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.

Carroll James Hoffman, Jr.

Carroll James Hoffman, Jr., husband of Jerry Howle Hoffman, age 70, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015. A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26th at Swift Creek Baptist Church, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Born in Charleston, S.C., Carroll is the son of the late Mary Bethune Hoffman, and the late Carroll James Hoffman, Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1963-1966, and then retired in 2011 from Westrock. Carroll loved spending time with his grandchildren, and was a member of Swift Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 49 years, Jerry Howle Hoffman of Darlington, are his daughters, Carmen (Larry) Hickman, and Natalie (David) Altman, both of Florence; his grandchildren, Landon Altman, Tristen Altman, Lisa (Alan) Pitts, Kimberly (Jody) Singleton, Adam Hickman and six great-grandchildren; his brother, Paschal (Gerrie) Hoffman, and his sister, Renee (Tommy) Sims, both of Hartsville.

Carroll was predeceased by his son, Jay Hoffman; and his sisters, Hilda Hall, and Gwen McManus.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Swift Creek Baptist Church, and other times at Carroll and Jerry’s home.

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

Author: Duane Childers

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