Originally created 01/10/01

Mrs. Erin Kunkle



NEWBERRY, S.C. - Mrs. Erin Nichols Morris "Tut" Kunkle, 95, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Prosperity. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Kunkle, a native of Newberry County, had retired from Newberry Mills and was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, where she was a member of Faye Roof Circle and Adult II Sunday School Class.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Morris Jackson, Newberry, and Barbara Werts, North Augusta; three stepsons, Elmer Kunkle, Prosperity, Voight Kunkle, Pomaria, and Lewis Kunkle, Newberry; three stepdaughters, Evelyn Lake, Prosperity, Doris Hipp, Newberry, and Ruby Dawkins, Saluda; a brother, Dempsey Nichols, Newberry; and four grandchildren, several stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke's Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127; or Saluda Nursing Center, P.O. Box 398, Saluda, SC 29138.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 10, 2001