Obituaries

Mr. Norman Allen McMillan, Sr. of Ellis Street in Hampton died Tuesday evening, Oct. 17, 2017, at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. McMillan was born June 16, 1933, in Ehrhardt, a son of the late James Vernon McMillan and Thelma Sue Priester McMillan. He had worked with Elliott Sawmill as a Dry Kiln Operator Supervisor for many years and had served in the Hampton National Guard Unit for 16 years. He was an Ordained Minister, serving at Mt. Olive Baptist Church and Scotia Baptist Church. He had served as a State Constable for 37 years, was a member of the Evergreen Masonic Lodge for 60 years and a member of the Jahab Shrine for 50 years. He was a past president of the Woody Williams Saddle Club, was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time with his family.  He was a member of the Gideons and the Sandy Run Baptist Church. 

Surviving are: his wife of 65 years, Wilma Adrienne Belger McMillan of Hampton; and children:  Faye Mole (Clary), Libby Crosby (Edwin, Sr.), Allen McMillan, Jr. (Val), and Joy Ginn (Derryl, Sr.). There are eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Mr. McMillan was predeceased by a brother, Jim McMillan.

Visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home located 300 Mulberry Street West in Hampton.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in the Sandy Run Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Paul Reid, Rev. Dr. Tommy Kelly and Rev. Mike Freeman, with burial in the Sandy Run Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

The family suggests that those who wish may send memorials to Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, P.O. Box 151, Drayton, SC 29333.

Funeral Arrangements By:

Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home

300 Mulberry Street West

Hampton, S.C. 29924

www.peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com

 

Blanche Chesser Carroll Vickers was born on March 30th, 1937, and passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
After a short illness, she passed peacefully with family present. She leaves three children, five grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; also, one brother and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family wishes instead of flowers that donations be made to a charity of their choice. Arrangements are being handled by Palmetto Cremation Society.

 

Mr. Reginald “Reggi” Gooding Smith of Lightsey Street Extension in Hampton died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, evening at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Smith was born September 6, 1938, in Savannah, a son of the late Albert Vernon Smith and Gertrude Gooding Smith. He had retired from Georgia Pacific as a Lead Operator and was also a Saw Sharpener. He had retired from the National Guard, was a member of the Stafford Masonic Lodge and the Varnville First Baptist Church.

Surviving are: daughter, Jo Ann Rushing and husband Matt of Summerville; and two grandchildren: Mikaela and Alex Rushing; also a special friend and caregiver, Elaine Hadwin.

Visitation was held Saturday, Oct. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home located at 300 Mulberry Street West in Hampton.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in the Chapel of Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home with burial in the Hampton Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

Funeral Arrangements By:

Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home

300 Mulberry Street West

Hampton, S.C. 29924

www.peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com

 

Mrs. Amanda Lynn Mock Evans of Ridgeland died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in the Medical University Hospital in Charleston after an extended illness.

Mrs. Evans was born in Hampton County, October 30, 1966, a daughter of Buddy Mock of Scotia and Linda Jones Mock Mixson of Brunson.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Scotia Baptist Church.

Surviving are: her husband, Donald Daniel Evans of Ridgeland; son, Joshua Evans and wife Fallon of Hampton; daughter, Chasity Lynn Evans of Ridgeland; brother, Bryson Hamilton Mock of Ridgeland; sisters: Lindsay Allison Flanagin of Scotia and Sophia Renee Mock of Ridgeland; three grandsons: Carson Brinson, Joshua Daniel Evans, Jr. and Brady James Evans; her step-father, Ronald Mixson of Brunson; and best friend, Cindy Heape.

Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home located at 300 Mulberry Street West in Hampton.

Graveside services were 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in the Oak Grove Cemetery on Rivers Hill Road near Grays, conducted by Rev. Heyward Evans and Rev. Bryan Toni.

Funeral Arrangements By:

Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home

300 Mulberry Street West

Hampton, S.C. 29924

www.peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com

 

Mrs. Frances Louise Donehue Proveaux of Pond Town Road died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in the Medical University Hospital in Charleston after an extended illness.

Mrs. Proveaux was born July 21, 1938, in Brunson, a daughter of the late Herman David Donehue and Elverta Crosby Donehue Hodge. She had retired from Westinghouse Corp. in Hampton after 30 years of service as a Press Operator. She was a member of the Brunson Baptist Church and was the widow of Honie M. Proveaux.

Surviving are: son, Ronnie Proveaux and wife Wanda of Brunson; daughters: Mary Cook and husband David of Brunson; Shirley Hill and husband Tommy of Savannah; and Teresa Proveaux of Rincon, Georgia; brother, Jerry Donehue of Allendale; sister, Betty Hodge of Cross; grandchildren: Jeffrey and Timmy Cook, Brittany Hill and Lindsay Daughtry. There are 12 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. Mrs. Proveaux was predeceased by: a sister, Jamie Youmans and a brother, David Eugene Donehue.

Visitation was Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 2 p.m. prior to the funeral services at 3 p.m., both held in the Chapel of Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home in Hampton, conducted by Rev. R.P. Hodge, with burial following in the Rivers Cemetery. 

The family suggests that those who wish may send memorials to: Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation, 127 King Street, Suite 205, Charleston, S.C. 29401; Hampton Animal Shelter, 460 Cemetery Road, Varnville, 29944; or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, T.N. 38105.

Funeral Arrangements By:

Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home

300 Mulberry Street West

Hampton, S.C. 29924

www.peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com