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‘Mrs. June’ opened doors – and her heart – for UMC youth in S.C.

June Brunson Willson | Sept 6, 1945-Dec. 2, 2018 SUMMERVILLE – June Willson was a mentor, a friend, a second mom. She was a pioneer, an advocate, a shepherd. She cajoled, encouraged, empowered, believed, welcomed and loved. And “Mrs. June” was a troublemaker. “She created holy trouble at every turn – calling the church to be better and throwing …

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Rev. James Elmo Hunter III – 1935-2017

August 25, 1935 – July 30, 2017 The Rev. Dr. James Elmo Hunter III – who served as superintendent of the Spartanburg District during his 40 years of service in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – died Sunday, July 30, 2017. He was 81. Rev. Hunter pastored five churches and their congregations – …

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S.C.’s ‘Dr. Mike,’ founder of UMVIM, left legacy of service

Dr. Michael C. Watson – 1926-2016 BAMBERG – Dr. Michael C. Watson – founder of the ministry that has become the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission – passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20. He was 90. Watson retired in 2001 after nearly 50 years as a physician in Bamberg. For 62 years. he was a member of …

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