Week of July 6, 2016

Dareck Antonio Bacote

Funeral services for Mr. Dareck Antonio Bacote, formerly of Darlington, were held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 in the chapel of Jordan Funeral Home, Inc. in Darlington.

Interment will be the following week in the Florence National Cemetery.

Mr. Bacote died Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The family is receiving friends at the residence of his aunt, Mrs. Naomi Harkless, 308 Washington Street, Darlington.

Archie Daniel Moody

Archie Daniel Moody, husband of Lilabelle Weinberg Moody, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Born July 22, 1926 in Darlington, S.C., he was the son of Issac Alexander Moody and Blanche Corrine Kirven Moody. He was a faithful and long-standing member of the First Baptist Church of Darlington. He served the church in numerous positions including Deacon, Sunday School Superintendent, Director of the Training Union, Sunday School teacher, and Chairman of the Brotherhood. He was a member of the Hardin-Jolly Sunday School Class. He attended Darlington County Schools, and served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. In 1950 he graduated from the Fort Smith Auction School in Fort Smith, Arkansas and began his 56-year career as a professional auctioneer. In addition to owning Moody-Godley Auction Company he was auctioneer for Clantons Auto Auction from 1957 until 2006. At a ceremony in Monterey, California in 1969 he was named “World Champion Livestock Auctioneer.” Among other professional accolades and accomplishments were charter member of the S.C. Auctioneers Association (1974) and S.C. Auctioneers Commission (1977), and President of the National Auctioneers Association (1980-1981). In 1980 he was inducted into the S.C. Auctioneers Hall of Fame, and in 1988 into the National Auctioneers Associational Hall of Fame.

Involved in many community, civic, and fraternal organizations he contributed his time and talents as a fundraiser for Kiwanis, Rotary, Ducks Unlimited, and the Heart and Cancer Associations. He was a Mason (St. David’s Lodge), and a Shriner (Omar Temple), and an American Legion member. His dedication to making auctioneering an accountable profession kept him in demand throughout his distinguished career.

Surviving, in addition to his beloved wife of 69 years, are three daughters: Bonnie (Pete) Pierce of Indian Harbour Beach, FL; Dannie (Jerry) McLellan of Darlington; and Nancy (Tim) Huntley of Darlington. Also surviving are five grandchildren: Angie (William) Campbell, Beth (Michael) Prosser, Jay (Claudia) McLellan, Lyles Huntley, and Roddy Huntley; six great-grandchildren: Danielle Kriss, Carla Campbell, Dalton Prosser, Kirven Prosser, Alex McLellan, and Benjamin McLellan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, sisters, and brothers.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Darlington, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, P.O. Box 297, Darlington, S.C. 29540.

The funeral was held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Darlington. Visitation was held 5:00-7:00 on Wednesday, June 29th at Belk Funeral Home in Darlington.

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

Jacqueline Odom Sansbury

Jacqueline Odom Sansbury, age 82, died Thursday, June 29, 2016. A funeral service was held 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 1st in the chapel of Belk Funeral Home with interment following at Lake Swamp Cemetery. The family received friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Born July 1, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude Williams Odom. Jacqueline had a bus ministry traveling across the world preaching the name of Jesus. Her dream was to spend her last days preaching the gospel in India.

Surviving are her two sons: Dr. Lonnie “Pete” Sansbury and his wife Dr. Shannon South of Ashville, N.C., and Jeff Sansbury of Darlington; two grandsons: John Sansbury and his wife Brooke (Baggerly), and Joshua Sansbury; a great grandson, Michael Sansbury; and her brothers: Charles Odom and his wife Sandy, Dan Odom and his wife Gloria, and Sam Odom and his wife Evelyn.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Darrell Sansbury.

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

Author: Duane Childers

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