Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug. 16, 2013 @ 04:47 PM

Odell C. Wilson

Rock Hill, S.C. — Mrs. Odell “Dell” Frances Carmichael Wilson of Rock Hill, S.C., formerly of Ruckersville and South Boston, Va., passed away peacefully on Aug. 16, 2013.

She was born in Halifax County, Va., on March 27, 1930, to the late Mamie and Lorenzo Carmichael.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe David Wilson; brothers, Sam, Walter, Harry and Lloyd; her sister, Estelle Nelson; and her son-in-law, Roy Cheatham.

Odell was a retired homemaker. She was a charter member of the Center United Church of Christ in South Boston. She was a former member of the South Boston Eastern Star.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wilson will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, with Rev. Gerald Bennett officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Odell had many hobbies. She was an exceptional gardener and could bring back plants from the brink of death. She especially took satisfaction in sewing her daughters’ clothes throughout high school and college and even made several outfits for their honeymoons. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Odell is survived by her daughters, Jackie Cheatham Schropp and husband, Larry, and Jo Ann Hasenfus and husband, Ray, all of Rock Hill, S.C.; grandchildren, Melissa Parker and husband, Jared, of Lake Wylie, S.C., David Cheatham and wife, Laura, of Longmont, Colo., Mark Cheatham of Lafeyette, Colo.; and two step-grandchildren, Jim Schropp of Kannapolis and Matt Schropp and wife, Kayla, of Asheville.

She is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Drew and Sam Parker and Calla Cheatham; one step-grandchild, Nathaniel Schropp; her sister, Rosa Sharp of Halifax, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel and other times at the home of Ray and Jo Ann Hasenfus, 415 Presidio Drive, Rock Hill, S.C.

Arrangements are by Greene Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at

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Willard H. Carpenter

OXFORD — Willard Henry Carpenter, 64, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation is Monday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home.



Jackie Davis

HENDERSON — Jackie Davis, 53, of 4197 N.C. 39, died Aug. 13, 2013.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Antioch United Church of Christ.

The body will be on view Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Samuel Downey

NORLINA — Samuel “Sammy” Downey, 66, of 112 Downey Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Warren County Middle School by Rev. Curtis McRae. Burial will follow at Roanoke United Church of Christ Cemetery in Boydton, Va.

The body will be on view Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. at Boyd’s Funeral Services Chapel.

Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services.



Drucilla M. Henderson

HENDERSON — Drucilla Moses Henderson, 56, of 109 Grey Fox Lane, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.