Fort Mill Times

April 9, 2008

Mrs. Jessie Holt Faile, 70, of Fort Mill, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral was held Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill, with Dr. Jerry K. Sosebee officiating. Burial followed at Unity Cemetery.

Born in Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Faile was a daughter of the late Sidney and Eva Mae Deese Holt. She was formerly employed with Celanese and was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Rock Hill. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading and sports.

Surviving are her husband, Barry W. Faile; her son, Sid Faile of Fort Mill; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sharon E. Faile and Lisa and Mike Taylor, all of Fort Mill; her sister, Martha Helms of Concord, N.C.; two adoptive grandchildren, Lacey and Dylan Taylor; and other nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 400 Purcival Road, Columbia, SC 29260.

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Wolfe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Katherine Smith

Mrs. Katherine McKenzie Smith, 79, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Wolfe Funeral Home.

Mrs. Smith moved to the Tampa area from Fort Mill in 1958.

She is survived by her loving family, including four sons and daughters-in-law, James and Carol Miller Jr., John and Marta Miller, Michael and Donna Miller, and Wayne Smith Jr.; a sister, Grace Bennett; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lillian Hawfield

Mrs. Lillian "Dollie" McAteer Hawfield, 84, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and formerly of Fort Mill, died Thursday, March 27, 2008. The funeral was private.

She is survived by her son, Robert "Bob" Hawfield Jr. of Columbia; a daughter, Deborah H. Jones of Ranchero de Taos, N.M.; and two grandchildren.

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