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Dillon Herald Thursday June 14, 2001 Vol 106 #99

Joseph Boyd Elvington

Joseph Boyd Elvington, 74, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Florence, SC. Born in Dillon County, he was a son of the late Lawrence C and Eva Rogers Elvington. He was retired from Cheraw Packing Plant having worked there for 46+ years. Mr Elvington was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the American Legion Post. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Cheraw, SC. Mr Elvington enjoyed gardening, talking with friends and loving his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife Sue McLaurin Elvington; his children; Joseph Boyd Elvington and, Miriam "Mimi" E Coffey of Cheraw; step-children, Jason Gregory of Cheraw, Alton McDougald of Monroe, NC, John McDougald of Columbia, and S Sgt Matt Gregory of Korea; a brother, Earl Elvington of Florence; three sisters, Joyce Russell of Florence, Sadie Kate Rogers and Sylvia Suggs, both of Lake View; and seven grandchildren.

His first wife, Miriam Birch Elvington, and brothers, Lawrence C Elvington, Harold Elvington, Robert Elvington, and Kenneth Elvington predeceased Mr Elvington in death.

Funeral services were at 3:00 pm Thursday, June 14, 2001 at First Baptist Church, Cheraw. Burial was in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 2 Feb 2003.

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