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William Love

McCONNELLS -- Mr. William Columbus Love, 84, was born Nov. 17, 1922 in York County, S.C. He was a son of the late Columbus and Bessie Jamison Love and the widower of Virginia Kennon Love. He was preceded in death by a son, Stanley Marion Love. He departed this life Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Mt. Dowell Baptist Church in McConnells, S.C., with Pastor Andrew J. Rollinson officiating. Burial will be at Bethlehem Presbyterian Cemetery in McConnells.

He was a member of the Mt. Dowell Baptist Church where he served as a trustee.

Surviving are his children: five daughters, Johnnie Jackson (William), Betty Freeman (Jimmy), and Peggy Orr (William), all of McConnells, Vone Chisholm (Johnny) of Rock Hill, S.C., and Judith Douglas (Jerome) pf Upper Marlboro, Md.; four sons, William Thomas Love (Mary), Glenn Love and Robert Love (Patricia), all of McConnells and Steve Love (Lola) of York, S.C.; two self adopted children, Eddie Jones of McConnells and Jackie Brown of York; nineteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends

The family will have a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 16, 2007, at the Chapel of Wright Funeral Home and other times at the home, 3421 Chester Highway, McConnells.