AIKEN, S.C. - Mrs. Vivian H. McCarty, 92, of Aiken, died June 18, 2002, at Carriage Hills Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 21, 2002, at 11a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Broach, officiating. Burial will be at Aiken Memorial Gardens. Mrs. McCarty is survived by two daughters, Harriett Mathison, Aiken, and JoAnn McCarty Gaston, Roswell, Ga.; four grandchildren, James McCarter Gaston Jr., Harry Hastings Gaston, Holly Greer Hyten, Robert Taft Mathison; and two great-grandchildren, Cameron Mathison and Anthony Mathison. Mrs. McCarty was a lifelong resident of Aiken and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 7 to 9p.m. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 1127 Bethel Church Road, Aiken, S.C. 29801. Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Avenue, Aiken, S.C. 29801, 642-3456.
The Augusta Chronicle June 20, 2002