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Obituaries March 15, 2023

Thressa Carolyn Davidson-Parker

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Mrs. Thressa Carolyn Davidson-Parker, age 85, went home to be with her lord on Saturday morning, March 4, 2023 at her home. Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM on Friday, March 10, 2023 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Donald Wallace, Sr. with burial following in the Hurst Cemetery. The family greeted friends from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Friday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davidson-Parker was born December 26, 1937 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Benjamin Carson and Pauline White Cassidy. She was a seamstress who owned Special Things by Carolyn. She was a long time member of Lakeshore Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL where she sang in the choir and was known for her Wednesday night dinners. She enjoyed cooking, flowers, travel, gospel music, and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Davidson-Parker was also preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Charles Fay Davidson; brothers, B.C. Cassidy, Roger Cassidy, Randall Cassidy; sister, Delores Moore; and daughter-in-law, Gayle Davidson.

Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Thomas Parker of the home; children, Tom Davidson of Jacksonville, FL, Terry Davidson of Jacksonville, FL, Scott (Karin) Davidson of Philadelphia, PA; grandchildren, Dr. Stephanie Davidson of Jacksonville, FL, Heather (Kyle) French of Jacksonville, FL; great-grandchildren, Ella French, Luke French; sister, Joann (Woody) Evans of Columbia, SC; brother, Larry Cassidy of Maggie Valley, NC; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is the serving the Davidson-Parker family.


Tommy Graylon Dutton

CHERAW – Mr. Tommy Graylon Dutton, age 75, entered into rest on Friday, March 10, 2023 at his home. No formal services will be announced at this time.

Mr. Dutton was born July 3, 1947 in Mt. Croghan, SC a son of the late Woodrow and Lucy Rivers Dutton. Mr. Dutton was a retired meat cutter who enjoyed Sunday rides, detective shows, and loved going out to eat. He was a member of Thompson Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Tommy was also preceded in death by his brothers; Harry Dutton, James “J.T.” Dutton, Ronnie Dutton, and Hough Dutton; sisters, Barbara McClamrock and Kathy Faulkenberry.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Juanita Dutton of the home; step-sons; Samuel Scott Myers of Wingate, NC and James Douglas (Joy) Myers of Cheraw, SC; grandson, Seth Myers of Cheraw, SC; sisters, Irma Rivers of Jefferson, SC; brother, Mitchell (Cynthia) Dutton of Wadesboro, NC; sister-in-laws; Linda Dutton and Dean Dutton; in addition to numerous cousins and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association – PO Box 97075 Washington, DC 20090-7075.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC ( is serving the Dutton family.


Christine Robertson

WALLACE – Nancy Christine Robertson, 52, died Friday, March 10, 2023. Born in Cheraw, SC she was the daughter of the late Clemmon Wayne and Nancy Carolyn Rainwater Perhealth. She enjoyed gardening and working in her flowers. One of her favorite pastimes was to watch HGTV and DIY shows. She enjoyed shopping and walking around flea markets. She would play the piano and sing to her family. Most of all, she loved spending time and playing with her grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents listed above, her husband, Carl Robertson; and brother, Kelley Perhealth.

Survivors include her son, Dwayne Robertson (Chasity) of Wallace, SC, daughter, Amber Robertson (Eric) of Cheraw, SC, grandchildren, Madison Robertson, Mason Robertson, Millie Robertson, and Sawyer Lloret, sisters, Lynn Hatcher (Greg) and Valerie Roscoe (Justin) of Wallace, SC, nieces, Katie Roscoe and Emily Thomas, nephews, Josh Thomas (Hannah), Alan Hatcher, and Caleb Roscoe.

The family received friends from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday, March 13, 2023, at White’s Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Wallace, SC.

A funeral service was held at 4:00 pm Monday, March 13, 2023, at White’s Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Wallace, SC. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Kiser Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the Robertson Family in their time of grief.


Hailey Anne Streater

Whatever we do affects everything and everyone, even in the tiniest ways. When
a butterfly flaps its wings, a breeze goes round the world.
Hailey Anne Streater, 27, of Statesboro Georgia left us suddenly on March 8,
2023. Like a butterfly, Hailey now flies free, but her bubbly personality and the
warmth of her smile have forever touched the lives of those she met and those
she loved.

She was born on August 27, 1995, in Millersburg, Ohio, and was officially
welcomed into the Streater family on December 15, 1998. She attended and
graduated from Richland 2 schools in 2014, ranked #2 in her class, and later
attended Columbia College and Midlands Technical College.
Hailey’s smile could light up any room. She had an infectious personality and
always a positive outlook despite her internal struggles. She was a beautiful
dancer and performer who lit up the stage with her grace. She was also an
imaginative and creative thinker (and creative speller ;)). In our family, she alone
loved the thrills of roller coasters and horror movies. She loved being connected
with her family, especially being a sister and becoming an aunt. She once wrote
that her future plans would require being close to her family because “my family
is the most important thing to me.” We were blessed to have her, rejoiced when
she was doing well, and suffered mightily with her when she wasn’t. We are
devastated to be separated from her in this world but have faith in God’s
promises and His plan.

Hailey is survived by her loving parents Campbell Laney Streater and Caroline
Whitehead Streater, Cheraw, SC; brothers John C. Streater of Cheraw and James
Allen Streater (Kalin) and their children River, Emery, Eliza, and James Allan of
Johnsonville, SC; grandparents, Anne and David Whitehead of Holly Hill, SC and
James A Streater of Cheraw, SC. Survivors also include aunts and uncles James A
“Sandy” Streater II (Michael) of Savannah, Ga, John Streater (Carolyn) of Myrtle
Beach SC, Gracyn (Charles) Jackson of Cheraw, SC, Julie (Berriman) Coggeshall of
Murrells Inlet, SC, Christina Beckmann (Daniel) of Santee, SC, Laurie Weatherford
(Joey) of Holly Hill, SC, and many loving cousins. Hailey is also survived by her
biological family. She is predeceased by her grandmother Ethel Anne Laney
Streater and the family’s rescue dog, Charlie.

Memorials may be made to Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 North
Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206, where they will be divided so that youth can
attend the mission trips she loved and to provide for children in need at Forest
Lake Elementary, the elementary school she attended, through the Backpack
Buddies program. She would also ask that you donate to the animal rescue and
care program of your choice.

A Celebration of Hailey’s Life will held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at
Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, led by the Reverend Doctor Ellen Skidmore.
Visitation with the family will follow immediately after the service in the parlor.
Interment at Old St. David’s Cemetery, Cheraw, SC, will take place at a future
date. The family would like to thank all the many professionals, sponsors, family,
and friends who helped Hailey in her search for peace and sobriety. You gave us
more time with our beautiful loving child. Thank you.


John A. Wells

CHERAW – Mr. John Allen Wells, 81, died on Sunday, March 5, 2023.  Born, November 21, 1941 in Hollywood, California, he was the son of the late Ethel Frances and Homer Allen Wells.  Johnny as he was affectionately called by his friends, served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps for 7 years as a Master Sgt. During the Vietnam War.  He loved building things and doing wood carvings.  Johnny had his private pilot’s license, and built a small airplane.

Johnny also worked building computers in the earlier years of technology, and built his dream home, the only strawbale house in South Carolina.  He was an amateur Ham Radio Operator, a left-handed Banjo player, and loved playing with his dog, Laddie, raising chickens and gardening.  Most of all, Johnny loved his Lord and read his well-worn bible faithfully.

Along with his parents, listed above, Johnny was preceded in death by his sisters, Cissy Wells, and Jean Willis Wells.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Kathleen Wells of the home; a daughter, Melanie Wells of Richton, MS; stepdaughters, Kimberly Wylie (Carl Wylie) of Greenville, SC, and Tiffany Crist-Studley (Greg Studley) of San Francisco, CA; and one grandson, Royce Lanaux of Richton, MS.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tunnel 2 Towers Foundation; 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.

Kiser Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the Wells family in their time of grief.

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