Obituaries

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Irene Heyward

Irene Gloria Bailey Heyward, 80, of the Eddings Point community of St. Helena Island and widow of Perry C. Heyward died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Viewing was from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Funeral services were at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, St. Helena Island.  Burial will be in the Eddings Point Cemetery on St. Helena Island.

Arrangement by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Louis Holmes

Louis “Lute” Holmes, 83, of the Coffin Point community of St. Helena Island and husband of Bessie Jenkins Holmes died Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Decatur, GA.

Viewing was from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 24 in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014 at Bethesda Christian Fellowship, 32 Martin Luther King Drive, St. Helena Island, SC.  There was no viewing after the eulogy.

Burial was in the Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors.

Donations may be made in memory of Louis Holmes to Disabled American Veterans Chapter #91 GA, 5941 Southland Drive, Stone Mountain, GA, 30087.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Martha Kitts 

Martha L. Kitts, 72, of Early Branch, SC, died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at her residence.

The family received friends on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Ms. Kitts was born on April 15, 1942 in Lakeland, FL.  She is the daughter of the late Quitman Smith and Sudie Mae Lightsey Smith.

Surviving are three sons, Thomas Kitts, Larry and Joseph Williams; two daughters, Renee and Monique Kitts; one brother, Leroy Smith; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Ronnie Williams.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Hospice Care of South Carolina or American Cancer Society.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Christine Salazar

Christine G. Salazar, 59, of Beaufort and widow of James Simmons, Sr., died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals

Elizabeth Simmons

Elizabeth “Betty” Daise Simmons, 63, of Port Royal and formerly of St. Helena Island died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at her home.

Visitation was from 7 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Port Royal, SC.

Funeral services were at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Faith Memorial Baptist Church, 28 Lands End Road, St. Helena Island. Burial was in the Scottsville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.