Fort Mill Times

April 29, 2009

Catherine Hammond Cook, 82, of Nichols, went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, April 20, 2009.

Funeral services were held April 22 in Meares Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Richard Moretz and the Rev. Kevin Garris officiating. Burial followed at Riverside Cemetery in Nichols.

Mrs. Cook was a daughter of the late W.F. and Estelle McMillan Hammonds. She was a homemaker and a member of Nichols Baptist Church. A loving wife and mother, she had a passion for gardening and a great affection for children. With a kind heart and a desire to help others, her door was always open, and an abundant table was prepared for family and friends. Her life was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Cook was preceded by her husband, Raymond Cook. She is survived by daughters Sherry Grainger, Gloria Kinney (Joe), Zandra Cook (Brent), Virginia Garris and Faye Tucker (James); grandchildren Ronald Tiller (Tracy), Maria Nobles (Shane), Raymond Tiller (Crystal), Brandy Hufford (Michael), Joey Kinney (Amalia), Kristin Cook, Melanie Cook, Kevin Garris (Tara), Julia Garris, Wil Tucker, and Jessica Tucker; and great grandchildren Chance Gott, Caitlin Tiller, Hampton Tiller, Savannah Tiller, Slade Nobles, Sierra Nobles, Marley Nobles, Michaela Hufford, Noah Hufford, Jonah Hufford, Hannah Kinney, Matthew Garris and Laney Garris.

Contributions may be made to Straightway Ministries, 310 Nichols Street, Nichols, S.C. 29581.

Meares Funeral Home of Mullins was in charge of the arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

Jean Good

Mrs. Jean McManus Good, 79, of Rock Hill, died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral was April 22 at India Hook United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stephen D. Gaither officiating. Burial was in Forest Hills Cemetery.


Mary Harr

Mrs. Mary Wilson Condrey Harr, 66, of Indian Land, died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at home. A memorial service was held April 23.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.