Obituaries

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Velda Jackson Frazier

(February 3, 1960–April 20, 2017)

Funeral:

Columbia– Funeral services for Mrs. Velda Jackson Frazier will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel with burial to follow in the Lincoln Cemetery. Public viewing will be held today beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are her daughter, Brienna Watson; three aunts, one uncle, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Ethel Mary Workman Rawlinson

(April 23, 2017–April 19, 2017)

Funeral: Mon, 04/24/2017,2:00 PM

Columbia – Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Mary Workman Rawlinson will be held Monday 2:00 p.m. (viewing 1:00 p.m.) at the Union Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Lincoln at Woodlawn Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Sunday beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are her son, Jan Rawlinson; grandchildren, Tia Rawlinson Powell, Shasha and D’Jon Rawlinson; a host of great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson Weeks

(December 6, 1930–April 17, 2017)

Funeral: Sat, 04/22/2017,4:00 PM

Winnsboro – Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Hutchinson Weeks will be held Saturday 4:00 p.m. (viewing 3:00 p.m.) at the Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, Richtex, SC with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing will be held Friday beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are her daughter, Rose (Nathaniel) Watts; four grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

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Thomas L. Smith

(July 14, 1950–April 15, 2017)

Funeral: Thu, 04/20/2017,11:00 AM

Columbia – Funeral services for Mr. Thomas L. “Sonny” Smith will be held Thursday 11:00 a.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Public viewing will be held today Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are his wife, Rosa Golson Smith; daughters, Brandy Cunningham, Maria and Towanda Smith; brothers, Robert and Phillip Smith; sisters, Cynthia Smith and Marilyn Perryman; six grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Douglas Macarthur Houey

(June 13, 1942–April 15, 2017)

Funeral:

Columbia – Funeral services for Mr. Douglas McArthur Houey will be held Saturday 1:00 p.m. (viewing 12 noon) at the First Calvary Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Lincoln Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Mr. Houey graduated from Granard High School in Gaffney South Carolina and Denmark Technical College. He taught tailoring for 31 years and received numerous awards and recognitions: National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, South Carolina Technical Education Award, Denmark Technical College Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Educator of the Year Instructor Award and Distinguished Alumni Award. He was employed as a tailor at Lourie’s, S&K, Joseph A. Bank Stores and Granger Owens. Surviving are

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Earl Roland Robinson, Jr.

(May 27, 1958–April 15, 2017)

Funeral: Sat, 04/22/2017,1:00 PM

Columbia – Funeral services for Mr. Earl Roland Robinson, Jr. will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the Christian Faith Fellowship Church with burial in Memorial Gardens of Columbia. Viewing will be held Friday from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy McAlister Robinson; son, Denard McAlister; sisters, Earlene Nobles, Yvonne Meredith, Teresa Robinson Mitchell and a brother, Danny Robinson; three grandchildren; other loving relatives and friends.

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Joe Glover

(April 1, 1934–April 15, 2017)

Funeral: Sat, 04/22/2017,12:00 AM

Columbia – Funeral services for Dr. Joe Bellinger Glover will be held Saturday at 12 noon in the Greater Faith United Missionary Baptist Church with burial in the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery, Cameron, South Carolina. Viewing will be held Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel, Columbia, South Carolina. Joe Bellinger Glover was born in Cameron, South Carolina to the late Emma Glover Hagins and the late Eugene Bellinger on April 1, 1934. After high school, he entered the Armed Forces and served for 21 years. Upon retirement from the military, he worked 12 years for the Federal Civil Service. Joe Glover departed this life on Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was one of 17 siblings. He was

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Dorothy Daniels Knotts

(August 20, 1940–April 15, 2017)

Funeral: Fri, 04/21/2017,3:00 PM

Columbia – Memorial services for Mrs. Dorothy Daniels Knotts will be held Friday 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are her mother, Alice Atterbury; brothers, James (Brenda) and Reverend Clarence (Wanda), John Atterbury and Walter (Ethel) Rosario; sisters, Clara Williamson, Janie (Otis) Smith Carol Smith and Katrina (Henry) Inerhunwunwa; a host of other relatives and friends.

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Rufus Bussey

(December 11, 1931–April 13, 2017)

Funeral: Tue, 04/18/2017,11:00 AM

Columbia– Funeral services for Mr. Rufus Bussey, Jr. will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. (viewing 10:00 a.m.) at the First Nazareth Baptist Church. Interment with military honors will follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Monday beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are: his sons, Larry (Rose) and Melvin (Ruby) Bussey; daughters, Sandra Bussey (Alexis) McRant and Jeanette (Carl) Plair; sister, Mary Fay Henderson; a host of other relatives and friends.

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Rose Mary Samuels Whaley

(November 4, 1963–April 11, 2017)

Funeral: Mon, 04/17/2017,9:00 AM

Columbia – Funeral services for Mrs. Rose Mary Whaley will be held Monday 9:00 a.m. (viewing 8:00 a.m.) at the Second Calvary Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Saturday, beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel. Surviving are her husband, Hermon Whaley, Sr.; sons, Arthur “A.C.” and Hermon Whaley, Jr.; daughter, Adrienne Whaley; mother, Gracie Lee Samuels; brothers, Theodore and Percival Samuels; sisters, Arthur Mae Williams, Lauretta Isaac and Audrey Samuels.

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