Week of May 13, 2015

Gladys Spencer Goodson

Funeral services for Ms. Gladys Spencer Goodson of Darlington were held 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2015 at Center Baptist Church in Darlington.

Interment followed in Hart Cemetery # 2 directed by Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.

Ms. Goodson was born on May 14, 1927 in Darlington, South Carolina to the late Levi and Essie James Spencer. She entered her eternal mansion on May 4, 2015.
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She received her formal education in the public schools of the Darlington County School District, a graduate of Mayo High School.

She was employed at Nytronics, Electric Motor and South Carolina Special Needs and Disabilities Service of Florence, S.C.

Gladys was a member of Center Baptist Church where she faithfully served in many capacities for years.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her devoted children, Argie M. Goodson, Willie (Minnie) Goodson, Alphonso Goodson, Jerry (Brenda) Goodson, Wayne (LaTanya) Goodson, Linda M. Simon and Jessie (Jesse) Doby; nineteen adoring grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Queen E. Spencer; a number of nieces, nephews; and other family members.

United Order of Tents, Center Order # 173 had final rites for Ms. Goodson 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening in the funeral home chapel.

The family is receiving friends other times at the residence, 709 East McIver Road, Darlington.

William L. “Roy” Campbell

William L. “Roy” Campbell, age 67, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, in a local hospital. A graveside service was held 11:00 Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Grove Hill Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home. The family received friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, and other times at the home of Page Chestnut, 104 Arapaho Drive, Darlington.
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Born July 11, 1947 in Darlington County, he was the son of the late Alston Campbell and the late Evelyn Grantham Campbell. Roy served his country in the United States Army, and was a Vietnam veteran (1967 -1968). He then joined Army National Guard, served during Operation Desert Storm in the Air Force in 1991, eventually retiring as a Tech SGT from the Air National Guard. Mr. Campbell worked for NUCOR Steel for many years, and after retiring, went to work at NAPA in Darlington. He enjoyed collecting World War I and World War II firearms.

Surviving is his wife, Sue Lawson Campbell, and two sons; Brady (Trish) Campbell, Bradley (Kelly) Campbell, all of Darlington; grandchildren: Tilman Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Grayson Campbell, and Alex Campbell; a great-grandchild, Baylee Campbell; siblings: Gwen (Bob) Gandy of Hartsville, Johnny (Dale) Campbell of Darlington, Lisa Campbell of Florence, and Page (Glenn) Chestnut of Darlington.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Keith Campbell; and Molly Joyce Campbell.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the Darlington Veterans Memorial, www.darlingtonveteransmemorial.com.

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

Joe Rollings

Joseph Monroe Rollings, age 88, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in a local hospital. A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, in the chapel of Belk Funeral Home with Masonic Rites. The family received friends following the service and other times at the home of Rock and Sherry Rollings, 937 Windhamtown Road, Lamar.

Born in Chesterfield, Joe is the son of the late Joseph Monroe Rollings, Jr. and Lena Adcock Rollings. Mr. Rollings served in the U.S. Army as a military police, and was owner of Rollings Used Parts. He served 60 years as a Mason, achieving Past Master St. David’s Lodge #72, and Past Worthy Patron of St. David’s 163 Order of the Eastern Star. He also was a member of the Omar Shriners.

Surviving are his wife Brenda Brock Rollings; his children, Carolyn Kistler of Crystal Springs, FL, Jean Galloway of Charlotte, Sam Rollings of Darlington, Eddie (Barbara) Rollings of Due West, and David “Rock” (Sherry) Rollings of Lamar; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; his step-children, Melinda (Tim Boan) Rogers of Cheraw, Jeff Yancey of Florence, Ronald Yancey of Cheraw, Lou Nell Jordan and Mary (Drew) Atkinson both of Pageland.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Lenson Rollings; and a granddaughter, Tracy Willis.

Memorials may be made to St. Judes Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 , Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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

Lynne Howle Andrews

Lynne Howle Andrews, age 68, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at McLeod Hospital. Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 7th in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Kendall Williams. Burial followed in Mechanicsville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born in Darlington County, Lynne was the daughter of the late Jennings Bryan and Sara Lowry Howle. Mrs. Andrews worked as a legal secretary for Howle Law Firm in Darlington. Lynne enjoyed playing the piano and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Mechanicsville Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years Larry M. Andrews, and her children Richard “Ricky” McIver (Jennifer) Andrews, Joseph Christopher “Chris” (Brandi) Andrews, all of Darlington; four grandchildren, Bryant, Mackenzie, Joseph, and Chelsea Andrews; her two brothers, Bryan (Rose) Howle, Joey (Rhonda) Howle, both of Darlington; a number of nieces and nephews; and her special friends, Dwayne and Regina Weatherford, Bill and Linda Howle, Dewey Tadlock, Pam Sherrill, Joanne Locklair, and Diane Stevens.

The family received friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 6th at Belk Funeral Home, and other times at the home of Chris and Brandi Andrews, 316 Abbott Dr. Darlington, SC 29540.

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

Margaret Stateler Veitch

Margaret Stateler Veitch, of Florence, passed peacefully with family at her side Monday. Margaret was born October 28, 1932 in Streator, IL to the late Charles and Marie Stateler. Mrs. Veitch was a distinguished graduate of The Katharine Gibbs School in Chicago. On August 23, 1952, Margaret married Roy James Veitch Jr. in Park Ridge, IL. The couple moved to Florence, SC, where they raised six children.

Mrs. Veitch was a devout parishioner of Saint Anthony Catholic Church. She and her husband welcomed many of the parish’s priests into their home, serving Sunday dinners to them through the years.

In addition to her husband, survivors include: sons, Mark, Scott (Joye), John (Deb), and David; and daughters, Marie Edwards and Teresa (Danny) Wilds. She also leaves behind grandchildren: Kristen (Lee K.) Howard, Matthew Kennedy, Charlie, Christopher, and Chloe Wilds; and Maxwell and Jackson Veitch. Surviving siblings include Charles J. Stateler, and Donald Stateler.

Mrs. Veitch was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rita Wolfort; and too many beloved pet dogs to name.

A Funeral mass was held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 9th at Saint Anthony Catholic Church, followed by a private internment, directed by Belk Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to Saint Anthony Catholic Church.

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

William “Bill” Rogers Quick

William “Bill” Rogers Quick, age 82, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Forsyth Hospital in Winston Salem, N.C. A graveside service was held 4:00 pm Saturday, May 9th at Mechanicsville Baptist Church Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Frankie Tanner, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Born in Darlington County, Bill was the son of the late Frank Luther Quick and Pearl Gilmore Quick. Mr. Quick served for 13 years in the Army National Guard, and then worked for many years as a salesman. Bill was a Mason, a member of Gideon Association, and Wood-men of the World. He loved his animals, Baxter, Molly, Betsy, and his constant companion, his cat Willie, but most of all he loved sharing the word of God.

Surviving are his wife, Winona Maxine Hall Quick of Mocksville, N.C.; his children, Judy (Clyde) Turner of Florence, Walter (Patricia) Quick of Clarksville, KY, Lacy (Cathy) Quick of Florence, William (Linnea) Rogers Quick, Jr. of Charleston, Tony (Patty) Quick of Myrtle Beach, Gregory (Nancy) Quick of Jacksonville, FL, and Lisha (James) McCall of Florence; his step-children, Sherry (Richard) Barefoot of Mocksville, N.C., Janis (Randy) Clark of Chapmanville, W.V.; his brother, Robert Quick of Erlanger, KY; 18 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death are his daughter, Wendy Quick; his brothers, Thomas, Allen, Fred, J.W., and Frank Quick; his sisters, Beulah King, Irene Freeman, and Doris Odom.

The family would like to thank Nellie, Renee, employees of Davie County Home Healthcare, and the doctors and nursing staff of Forsyth Hospital.

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

Leta Elliott Barfield

Leta Elliott Barfield, age 85, died peacefully at her home on Friday, May 8, 2015. A funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the chapel of Belk Funeral Home, followed by a burial in Darlington Memory Gardens.

Born in Horry County on January 7, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Frank Elliott and the late Loria Small Elliott. Mrs. Barfield worked as a nurse in Florence, Darlington, and Marion counties. She retired from nursing with Dr. Wilson and Dr. Matthews in Darlington. She was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are children: Pearl B. (Bobby) Miles of Irmo, Ron (Dee) Barfield, Sr. of Latta, Debbie (Billy) Street of Darlington, and Diane (Crickett) Davis of Oak Island, NC; seven grandchildren: Eddie (Lisa) Morgan, Johnny Morgan, Leta (Billy) Byrd, Ron (Mary Susan) Barfield, Jr., Wayne Street, Kendall (Amy) Davis, and Casey (Lauren) Davis; ten great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Bruce Elliott of Floyds, and Elbert (Patricia) Elliott of Nichols; two sisters, Anita Elliott, and Linda Faye (Larry) Herring, all of Nichols; and a special family friend, Aaron Lamar Crowe of Chattanooga, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Billy” Barfield.

The family received friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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

Author: Jana Pye

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