Obituaries

  • Thursday, October 31, 2013

Guy I. Blanton Sr.

Lieutenant Colonel Guy Ivan Blanton Sr., USAF, Ret., of Moncks Corner, died Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2013 at his residence. He was 91.

Surviving are a son, Guy I. Blanton Jr. and his wife, Gail, of Bonneau; a sister, Lois Hylton of Napa, CA; seven grandchildren; and many great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dial-murrayfuneralhome.com.

MSGT William F. Greene

Master Sergeant William Fleming Greene, US Air Force, Ret., of Moncks Corner, died Saturday morning, Oct. 19, 2013 in a Moncks Corner hospital. He was 76.

Surviving are his wife, Helen “Peggy” Douglas Greene; two daughters, Tracey G. Trammell and her husband, Gary, of Cayce, and Angela G. Thornley and her husband, Winky, of Moncks Corner; a sister, Eugenia G. Grant and her husband, Steve, of Latta; and two grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dial-murrayfuneralhome.com.

Mary A. Langston

Mary “Pat” A. Langston, wife of William Thomas Langston, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She was 63.

Born on Jan. 4, 1950, in Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of the late William Thomas Armstrong and the late Mary Kelly Armstrong. Mrs. Armstrong was a member of Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church where she served as the past president of the Saint Mary’s Catholic Women’s Club on several terms through the years. She became the president of the Pee Dee Deanery Council of Catholic Women and from there she served as president of the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women.

She was currently serving as the Secretary Treasure for Associate of the South Carolina Council of Catholic Women, which gave her status as a board member for the state council. She is the immediate past Province Director for the Province of Atlanta Council of Catholic Women and a board member for the National Council of Catholic Women.

Over the past 32 years, Pat has served on and chaired various committees on all rings of council and has been instrumental in making and bringing about many positive changes. Her voice may be silent but her impact has been remarkable and will never be forgotten.

Survivors include her husband of Georgetown; three sons, Chris Patrick Langston (Jamie) of Murrells Inlet, Kevin Foster Langston of Summerville and William Thomas Langston (Kelsey Andrus) of Columbia; one grandson, Dylan Langston of Murrells Inlet; four brothers, Larry Armstrong (Alice) of Spartanburg, Kerry Armstrong (Hilda) of Perry, FL, Billy Armstrong (Susan) of Hampton and Kevin Armstrong (Faye) of Aiken; two sisters, Judy Causey of Sumter and Denise Simpson (Matt) of Naples, FL; her mother in law, Sue Langston of Moncks Corner and brother in law, Charles Langston of Moncks Corner; and a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Oct. 28 at Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church with Father Mike Kuhn officiating. Burial followed at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

In addition to flowers the family ask that memorials be made to the American Red Cross, PO Box 4002018 Des Moines, IA 50340 or to Birthright of Georgetown, 1905 Front St. Georgetown, SC 29440.

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. www.grahamfuneralhome.org

Marie L. McElveen

Marie Antonette Lanctot McElveen of Bonneau, formerly of Reading and Everett, MA, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 in a Charleston hospital with her loving family by her side. She was 81.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Willie H. McElveen; two sons, William D. McElveen and his wife, Lynne, of Chelmsford, MA, and Robert M. “Mac” McElveen and his wife, Sally, of Lunenburg, MA; a brother, Ernest Lanctot and his wife, Tina, of Londonderry, NH; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dial-murrayfuneralhome.com.

Frampton C. McMakin

Frampton Christopher McMakin of St. Stephen, a retired farmer, died Friday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2013 at his residence. He was 82.

Surviving are his wife, Isco “Nanny” Floyd McMakin; a daughter, Gloria M. Phillips and her husband, Billy Don, of Moncks Corner; two sons, Roger McMakin, and Richard McMakin and his wife, Charlene, all of St. Stephen; two sisters, Ernestine Dixon and her husband, Gene, of Macedonia, and Lena Bell Cooper and her husband, Sam, of St. Stephen; two brothers, Delma McMakin and his wife, Molly, of Ladson, and William McMakin of St. Stephen; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dial-murrayfuneralhome.com.

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