Berniece DuBose Chestnut CONWAY - Berniece DuBose Chestnut, age 99, wife of the late Webster Robert Chestnut, died March 19, 2014. Mrs. Chestnut was born in Socastee, SC, adaughter of the late William Albert DuBose and Belle Smith DuBose. She worked for The American Red Cross during WWII, was a member of First Baptist Church, Conway and retired from Conway High School as secretary to the principal. Mrs. Chestnut was predeceased by a brother, Malchus Dubose; three sisters: Alsadie Risher, Rena Belle Elkes and Lila Royals. Surviving are two daughters, Helen Rose Chestnut of Jacksonville, FL, and Martha Dean Hines of Conway; one grandson, Dr. Robert Stephen Hines; one great-grandson, Robert Stephen Hines, Jr., both of Spartanburg, SC. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Conway, with Dr. Wayne Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. in the parlor at the church. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 603 Elm Street, Conway, SC 29526 or to a
. An online guest book is available at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The State on Mar. 21, 2014
Goldfinch Funeral Services, Inc.
606-610 Beaty St. Conway, SC 29528