Obituaries

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Elizabeth Wright Brown

Elizabeth Wright Evans Brown, 87, of Beaufort and widow of John B. Evans and Ulysses G. Brown died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Viewing was 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2013 in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Grace Chapel A.M.E. Church, 502 Charles Street, Beaufort. There was no viewing after the eulogy. Burial will be in the Beaufort National Cemetery.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

 

Lena Sanders Priester

Lena Sanders Priester, 86, widow of David “Archie” Priester, of Beaufort, SC, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

The family received friends on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. in The Baptist Church of Beaufort with interment in the churchyard.

Mrs. Priester was born on May 27, 1927 in Ridgeland, SC. She is the daughter of the late George Sanders and Lena Hodges Sanders.

She was a member of The Baptist Church of Beaufort, where she taught Sunday school and Training Union. She was a bookkeeper for Belk where she retired after many years of employment.

Surviving are two sons, David “Wes” Priester (Theresa Pulliam) and George “Vic” Priester (Barbara) all of Beaufort, SC; two grandchildren, Leigh Preister Copeland (Ryan) and David W. Priester, Jr.; two great grandchildren, Lukas Calhoun Copeland and Payton Sue Anne Priester.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; two brothers, George E. Sanders and Irby F. Sanders; two sisters, Nora Sanders Getty and Mary Sanders Mock.

The family will accept flowers or suggest that donations be made to The Baptist Church of Beaufort, P. O. Box 879, Beaufort, SC  29901.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Lee Waskiewicz

Stanley E. (Lee) Waskiewicz, Jr. died Friday, September 27, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital after a long illness.  A memorial service was planned for Tuesday, October 1 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort.

Lee was born November 2, 1957 a son of Stanley E. and Betty Logan Waskiewicz. He was a 1976 graduate of Beaufort Academy, and graduated from Wofford College in 1980 with a degree in Biology. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.  Lee is survived by his parents; his sister Lyn Menne, her husband Douglas of Decatur, Ga.; brother William and his wife Charlotte of Beaufort; nieces Logan Menne of Decatur, Ga., Grayson Menne Webb of Johns Creek, Ga., Miranda Milburn of Charleston; and nephew Matthew Milburn of Beaufort.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort, Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Katrina Williams

Katrina Rena’ “Nenewee” Williams, 37, of Burton and daughter of Irene Susie Williams died at her home Saturday, September 28, 2013. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

 

Worden “Woody” Young

Retired 6th District Sgt. Major Worden “Woody” A. Young, Sr., 64, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.  He is the loving husband of Aileen C. Young.

Woody was born March 11, 1949 in Baltimore, MD. He was the son of the late Walter Henry Young. Woody was drafted into United States Marine Corps in 1969.  He was a veteran of two foreign wars. Woody served his country with honor, integrity and courage for 30 years. He was proud to bear the title of the United States Marines. He was also the local Chapter 12 Commander for the Disabled American Veterans, as well as 1st Jr. Vice Commander for the State of South Carolina. He participated in many community organizations. Woody was an active board member of CAPA and the Exchange Club.

The family received friends on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held on Monday, September 30, 2013 in Carl Anderson Memorial Chapel with a memorial service in Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors.

Surviving in addition to his wife Aileen are two sons, Worden Andrew Young, Jr., and Ian M. Young; three daughters, Brooke A. Young, Kimberly Beakes, and Wanda Rojas; two grandchildren, Zachary Beakes and Caleb A. Young.

Donations may be made directly to the family or to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 12 of Beaufort, P. O. Box 392, Port Royal, SC  29935 or CAPA, P. O. Box 531, Beaufort, SC  29901. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.