GREENWOOD, SC Mr. Marion Earl Poston, 79, of 112 Orchard Park Drive, Greenwood, South Carolina, husband of Margaret Rodgers Poston, died Wednesday, December 24, 2003, at NHC Healthcare in Greenwood. Mr. Poston was born in Johnsonville, SC, grew up in Lake City but spent most of his adult life in Greenville and Greenwood. He was the son of the late L. Chalmers and Berta Prosser Poston. He was a graduate of Lake City High School and The Citadel with a civil engineering degree. He retired as project manager from Nalley Construction Company, Easley, SC. He was a former deacon in the First Baptist Church of Greenville and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greenwood where he was a member of the Carpenter Sunday School Class. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Army Air Corps. SURVIVING IN ADDITON TO HIS WIFE OF 52 YEARS INCLUDE: Two sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Jane Poston of Pawleys Island and Kenny and Nancy Poston of Greenwood; five grandchildren, Rick and Melissa Carter, and Meg, Ellison and Katherine Poston; one sister, Mattie Rhoads of Greenwood; and two cousins with whom he lived through college, Vernon Poston of Marion and Elinor Baxley of Lawrenceville, GA. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Margaret Kathleen Poston; four brothers, Lanice Poston, Hydrick Poston, Jim Poston and Harold Poston; and one sister, Erma P. Landers. A memorial service will be conducted Friday, December 26, 2003, at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church, Greenwood. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2003, at 11:00 A.M. in Lake City Memorial Park, Lake City, S.C. Pallbearers will be nephews. Memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church, 722 Grace Street, Greenwood, SC 29649; or to a charity of one s choice. The family is at the home. Brockington Funeral Home, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements.
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