Mackey Mortuary Funerals and Cremations

When the time comes for you to plan a funeral, it helps to work with someone you can trust to take care of what needs to be done...the way you want to do it. That's what we have to offer you whether you're planning ahead for your own funeral service or taking care of someone you love. Because Mackey Mortuary Funerals and Cremations has been serving the Greenville area since 1872, we can offer you comfort in knowing other families have been embracing us for generations. You can be assured that our reputation for customer service is excellent. We realize the importance of everyone's personal wishes and traditions and will work with you to create the funeral experience you want - from traditional services to anything that is possible today. You can be assured that we can take care of any cultural and religious expectations you may have. Our funeral arrangers are experienced and compassionate professionals who will listen to what you have to say and take pride in making sure each and every detail is handled with care for you and your family. We are also proud to offer you the Enduring Memories® Video Booth so you, your family and friends can create a lasting tribute for yourselves and others to remember. More information is provided below. Finally, we believe you'll find our funeral home facility to be beautiful, spacious and easy to find. From our 300-seat chapel to our more intimate family rooms, our facility was designed with your family's comfort and convenience in mind. Many find our courtyard with a three-tiered fountain an ideal place for quiet contemplation. We even provide an LCD projector, drop-down screen and computer presentation capabilities in our chapel if you choose to use it. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and give you a tour of Mackey Mortuary Funerals and Cremations. You'll find us conveniently located at Interstate 385 and North Pleasantburg Drive. There will be plenty of parking availability when you arrive.

Our Obituaries

Ruth H. Little

May 19, 1926 - January 27, 2015

Ruth Easterby Hilton Little, 88, wife of the late Dr. Henry Thomas Little passed away peacefully, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at her home with family and special caregiver by her side.She was the daughter of Colonel and Mrs. Roy Carter Hilton of Laurens, SC. Ruth attended Ashley Hall in Charleston, SC and was a graduate of Furman University.She was a devoted and active member of First Baptist...
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Dorothy Nash Daniel

May 8, 1921 - January 24, 2015

Dorothy DanielGreenville, SC Dorothy Nash Daniel, 93, formerly of Chapman Road, currently of Boyce Ave., died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC. Born in Charleston, to the late Howard Buford and Jeynelle Vaughn Nash, Dorothy was a graduate of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. She married her late husband, James Fleming Daniel, III, in 1947 and lived in...
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Joyce Evangeline Kay

February 13, 1932 - January 22, 2015

Joyce KayGreenvilleMrs. Joyce Riddle Kay, 83, widow of Lewis Monroe Kay II, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015.Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late William B. and Lethia Lineberry Riddle. She is survived by her loving family, sons and daughters-in-law, Lewis Monroe Kay III and wife, Renee of Taylors, and John Robert Kay and wife, Kim of Greer; her brother, Harvard Riddle; and...
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William Henry Elmore

January 30, 1922 - January 22, 2015

William Elmore, Jr.Taylors William Henry Elmore, Jr., 92, husband of the late Alice Elizabeth Bedenbaugh Elmore, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. Born in Greenville, to the late William Henry and Evelyn Knight Elmore, he retired from Michelin Tire where he worked as a machinist. William was a 32 degree Mason and a member of Faith Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, William Henry...
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October 14, 1921 - January 16, 2015

Mary F. Kernodle 92 of Greenville passed away at her home Jan 16, 2015.She was predeceased by husband Douglas Dale Kernodle & son Charles Kernodle. She is survived by three children, Mary Whipkey of Atlanta, Patricia Robinson of Dacusville, and Robert Kernodle of Duncan. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and twelve great great grandchildren.Graveside services...
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Thelma Harley Duncan

June 11, 1914 - January 16, 2015

Thelma Harley Duncan, 100, of Greenville, passed away January 16, 2015.Born in Holly Springs, SC she was the daughter of the late Broadus Furman and Sallie Bruce Harley and was the wife of the late Heyward E. Duncan.Thelma was a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.She was preceded in death by five sisters; a brother; her daughter, Sara Duncan Dominick and son-in-law Jim Dominick...
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Walter Ernest Handford

May 13, 1924 - January 15, 2015

Pastor Walter E. Handford January 15, 2015 Walt Handford spent his long life valiantly sharing the love of Christ with others, and now he is enjoying the reality of Heaven in the presence of the Lord he loves. Walt was born in Seattle WA May 13, 1924, the...
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December 4, 1935 - January 14, 2015

Hazel Murdaugh Trippe went home to be with the Lord on January 14, 2015.Born in Colleton County, SC, December 4, 1935, Hazel was the daughter of the late Levy and Alvertis Nettles Murdaugh. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, James A. Trippe, Jr., her three loving children, Cynthia Williamson of Cape Coral FL; Paul Trippe of Greer and Lori Fields of Gray Court; and her brother,...
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Mary Owens Pace

July 28, 1916 - January 14, 2015

Mrs. Mary Owens Pace died January 14, 2015 at the remarkable age of 98.Born July 28, 1916 in Piedmont, South Carolina to William Edgar and Henrietta Bennett Owens, Mary was the widow of Dwight Pace, who was the love of her life and husband for 53 years.She is survived by loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.She was a graduate of Draughon’s...
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Aaron H. DAVIS

March 15, 1924 - January 12, 2015

Dr. Aaron Heide Davis, Jr., 90, of Greenville, passed away January 12, 2015 at Rolling Green Village.Born in Burgaw, NC, he was the youngest of 7 children. He was predeceased in death by 4 sisters, 2 brothers, and a son, Aaron Heide, III, of Anderson.Dr. Davis received a $50 scholarship to Wake Forest College. On his paperwork, someone had written “pre-med.” As he had not chosen a...
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Mary Bull Dalton

January 31, 1938 - January 11, 2015

Mary B. Dalton, 76 Greenville SC, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 11, 2015 at McCall Hospice House. Born in Greenville, a daughter of the late John T. and Aletha Burgess Bull, she was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church and a loving mother and housewife. Surviving are her husband, James W. Dalton, Sr.; a son, James "Warren" Dalton, II; a daughter, Kim D. Stevenson and her...
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Preston Milford Scott

January 6, 1939 - January 11, 2015

Preston Milford Scott, 76, of Taylors, passed away January 11, 2015.Born in Conestee, he was the son of the late Milford and Florine Thrasher Scott. Preston owned and operated Scott’s Trim Shop for 46 years.  He...
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Henry Balam Tomlin

February 13, 1919 - January 7, 2015

H.B “Tommy” Tomlin, Jr.Greenville Henry Balam “Tommy” Tomlin, Jr., 95, husband of the late Elsa Ludtke Tomlin, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Greenville. Born in Nashville, TN, to the late Henry Balam and Margaret Parks Tomlin, Tommy was a graduate of Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering, class of 1941, where he was a member of the Delta Kappa...
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Jennie Bolt Smith

April 6, 1949 - January 5, 2015

Jennie SmithSimpsonville Visitation for Jennie Bolt Smith will be from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Mackey Mortuary. Graveside services will follow in Westview Cemetery, Easley. A memorial service will be 3:00 PM Friday, January 8, 2015 at Earle Street Baptist Church.
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Joseph William Jelks

February 19, 1945 - January 3, 2015

Joseph W. Jelks, IIIGreenville Joseph William Jelks III, 69, beloved husband of Elizabeth Webb Jelks (Betty), went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 3, in Greenville, SC. In addition to his wife of 46 years, he is also survived by his daughter Elizabeth Webb Jelks Hart (Beth Webb) and her husband Dr. Edward Brantley Hart, Jr., his daughter Margaret...
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Mary Hudson Brewster

March 25, 1914 - December 31, 2014

Mary Hudson Adair Brewster, 100, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Milas Eustace and Lillian Morgan Hudson and was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.Mrs. Brewster became the owner and operator of the Drapery Mill Outlet in Anderson, SC in 1979, where she pursued her passion for interior design. She was well...
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Ralph Daniel Chamblee

September 23, 1929 - December 31, 2014

Ralph Daniel Chamblee, Jr., 85, of Greenville, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Born in Menlo, GA, he was a son of the late Ralph Daniel and Lillian Estes Chamblee, Sr. He was a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.He is survived by his wife, Martha Walker Chamblee; a daughter, Linda (Charles) Bundrick; sons, Danny (Jeanie) Chamblee; Andy (Jenine) Chamblee and Brian Chamblee; 10...
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Dorothy Anderson Robelot

May 7, 1917 - December 26, 2014

Dorothy Anderson Robelot, 97, of Rolling Green Village, passed away peacefully and gracefully, surrounded by family and caregivers, on December 26, 2014. She was born in her family home in Owings, S.C. on May 7, 1917 to George and Nita Anderson. She grew up in Greer and in Greenville, and graduated from Greenville High School. She then finished Furman University where she was President of her...
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Helen Elizabeth Fleming

March 6, 1939 - December 23, 2014

Helen Fleming, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon December 23, 2014 after a lengthy illness.Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late John Daniel and Louise Davis Welborn.Mrs. Fleming was retired as Office Manager with 30 year's service from Meyers Arnold Department Store in Greenville. She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church where she was a member of the Homeward...
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David Carl Smith

October 12, 1945 - December 23, 2014

David Smith, Jr.Simpsonville David Carl Smith, Jr., 69, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at McCall Hospice House. Born in Greenville, to the late David Carl Smith, Sr. and Catherine Jones Smith, David was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a graduate of North Greenville and Carson Newman Colleges. He spent his working career in the building materials industry with Builder Marts of...
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James Boyce Pressly

November 4, 1978 - December 22, 2014

James Boyce Pressly III, 36, beloved son of Jane Earle Furman Pressly and the late James Boyce Pressly, Jr., died on Sunday, December 21st, in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sister Dr. Mary Earle Pressly Garrison and her husband Kevin Patrick Garrison; his nephews Henry Boyce Garrison and Andrew Earle Garrison; his grandmother Florence Coffin Pressly; and his...
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Nelle Morris SHOFF

December 29, 1922 - December 17, 2014

Nelle Morris Shoff, 91, of Greenville, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Born in Ninety Six, she was a daughter of the late Connie Morris and Bertha Thompson Morris Thomson. She was a member of Airport Baptist Church.Surviving is her daughter, Deborah (Thomas) Gantt and a grandson, Thomas Paul Gantt.Services will be held 11 AM Saturday in Airport Baptist Church. The family will receive friends...
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James Douglas Swafford

March 1, 1943 - December 5, 2014

James “Doug” Swafford, Sr., 71, of Easley, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Born in Greenville County, a son of the late Styles and Minnie Stephens Swafford, he was an Air Force Veteran, a retired police officer from the Greenville Police Department; and was also a retired Officer from the Federal Marshall’s Office.Surviving are his wife, Mary Stanley Swafford; 6 step children, Mary...
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Joanne Helen Batzig

August 8, 1944 - December 3, 2014

Joanne Helen Batzig went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Dec. 3, 2014. Joanne was born in Philadelphia, PA and has lived in Greer, SC since 2001. Throughout her life, Joanne served the Lord as a Christian schoolteacher and as a tutor. Additionally, she served in a variety of capacities at the Reformed Bible Institute in Broomall, PA. Joanne was a senior scientist and chemist for the...
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Keith Lavern Kindall

August 19, 1934 - November 27, 2014

Keith Lavern KindallGreenville Keith Lavern Kindall, 80 years old, of Greenville, widower of Ella Joyce Corinthia Clayton Kindall, went home to be with the Saviour he loved so well on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Keith was the fourth son of the late Harmon Helmick and Enid Ellen Kindall. He was a graduate of Appalachian State University, Bob Jones University,...
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Richard Lewis Branyon

November 16, 1916 - November 27, 2014

Dr. Richard Lewis Branyon, 98, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 2014.Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was a son of the late Richard Lewis and Stella Rivers Branyon.Dr. Branyon was a KA at Wofford College and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from Lincoln Chiropractic School. He operated a successful Chiropractic practice in...
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Lindsey Catherine Winchester

August 29, 1988 - November 24, 2014

Lindsey Catherine Winchester, 26, en­tered into God’s grace on Monday morning November 24, 2014 after years of chronic illness.Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of Randy and Linda Win­chester.Lindsey Catherine was a 2005 graduate of Wade Hampton High School. She attended Gardner Webb College and graduated with a degree in Nursing from Tri-County Tech­nical College. Her love...
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William Pinkney Davis

May 26, 1932 - November 22, 2014

William P. Davis, 82, of Greenville, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Born in Greenville County on May 26, 1932, a son of the late Pinkney Poole and Sara Foster Davis, he was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and owner of Davis Electric Company, Inc. since 1959.Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Joan Dalton Davis; a daughter, Laraine (Milton) Shockley of Greenville;...
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Nicholas J. GAINER

December 28, 1937 - November 21, 2014

Nicholas John Gainer, 76 passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 following a brief illness. Born in St Louis, MO and raised in Morgantown, WV, Nicholas was the youngest son of the late Antoinette and Dr. Patrick W. Gainer. He graduated from St. Francis High School (1955) and West Virginia University (1959) in Morgantown. He also obtained a Masters Degree from Alfred University in New York. Nicholas...
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Mildred Lee McBride

March 4, 1943 - November 15, 2014

Mildred Holder McBride, 71, wife of Johnny McBride, died Saturday. Surviving beside her husband is her daughter, Tonya Lynn McBride; sisters, Margaret Nash, Evelyn Revis and Pat Phipps; brothers, Davis and Richard Holder.Graveside services will be held 11 am Thursday in Greenville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 am in the Chapel.
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Robert Lee Schumacher

August 22, 1942 - November 6, 2014

Bob Schumacher, 72, husband of Mary Jane Schumacher, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 06, 2014 from complications due to Parkinson’s disease.Bob was born to Owen and Beryl Schumacher on August 22, 1942, in Parkersburg, WV. He graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1960. He attended West Virginia University and graduated from Marshall University. He maintained a life...
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Irene Alice Schweitzer

February 14, 1921 - November 5, 2014

Irene Alice SchweitzerIrene Schweitzer, widow of John E. Schweitzer, passed away on November 5, 2014 at National Health Care in Mauldin, SC. She was born on February 14, 1921 in Carroll, Ohio, the daughter of the late Alfred Leroy and Cora Lehman. Irene was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and a former member of the Carolina Golf and...
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Robert J. Atkins

September 1, 1933 - November 5, 2014

Robert James Atkins, 81, of Simpsonville, passed away November 5, 2014.Born in Patterson, NJ he was the son of the late Walter and Charlotte Atkins. Bob worked for Lyman Printing and Finishing as a textile sketch maker. He attended Grace United Methodist Church in Greer. Surviving are his wife, Cynthia B. Atkins; daughters, Leanne Atkins Dorrity (David), of Greenville; Susan Atkins Horton ...
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Wiles Franklin Webb

December 1, 1932 - November 5, 2014

Wiles Franklin Webb, 81, went home to be with the Lord November 5, 2014.Born in Brunson, SC he was the son of the late James W. Webb and Tinye Brunson Webb. Frank was a 1954 graduate of Clemson University. He was a company commander, a member of the senior platoon and the Pershing Rifles. Frank was a faithful member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church and the Roundtable Sunday School...
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Harry Gasque Batson

November 14, 1927 - November 4, 2014

Harry Gasque Batson, 86, husband of Patsy Cain Batson, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, S.C.Born in Greenville, November 14, 1927, he was a son the late O.C. Batson and the late Mary Gasque Copeland. Harry was a graduate of Laurens High School class of 1945 and Clemson University, class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 –...
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Darlene J. Roberts

August 4, 1931 - November 3, 2014

Darlene J. Roberts, 83, of Greer, widow of Charles T. Roberts, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. Born in Ontario, CA, she was a daughter of the late Carlos and Thelma Long Fast.Surviving are daughters, Carla Roberts and Cathy (Glenn) Edmisten; sons, Tom and Douglas (Katrina) Roberts; 9 grandchildren, Camile Steinmetz, Renee and Nadine Periat, Travis and Justin Wiles, Anna, Carl, Alan and Samuel Roberts...
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Allen Johnson Simpson

November 4, 1939 - November 3, 2014

Allen Johnson Simpson, 75, of Greenville, SC and Philadelphia, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014 at National Healthcare in Greenville, SC. He was a son of the late James Alden and Susan Johnson Simpson. Allen was a graduate of Episcopal High School in Virginia, the University of North Carolina and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career as an investment...
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Lewis William Mixer

May 17, 1937 - November 2, 2014

Lewis William Mixer, 77, of Greenville, SC, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. Born in Durand, MI, he was a son of the late Elihu and Pearle Miles Mixer. He was an Army Veteran serving from 1956 - 1958. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University and received his Masters from the University of Wyoming. He taught for 35 years at Grand Blanc High School retiring in 1997.Surviving are his wife of 55...
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Bobby Gene Parker

March 2, 1933 - October 29, 2014

Bobby Parker, Sr.Taylors Bobby Gene Parker, Sr., 81, passed away on Wednesday morning, October 29, 2014 at his home after battling several months of complications with cancer.Bobby grew up in Newton County, Mississippi and was the son of the late Fred Parker and Inez Gordy Parker. He attended schools in Mississippi and, upon graduation, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After...
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Gerald Selmer Salvesen

February 16, 1925 - October 21, 2014

Gerald Selmer Salvesen was born February 16, 1925 in Werner North Dakota and passed away peacefully in Greenville, SC on October 21, 2014 at the age of 89. Gerald is preceded in death by his "bride" of 60 years, Esther (Braasch) whom he married on October 27, 1949; by his children, Linda Ann Richey and Kenneth Gerald Salvesen, and by his parents and four sisters. He is survived by his...
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Charles Tedstone

May 10, 1930 - October 21, 2014

Charles Tedstone, 84, husband of Florence Armitage Tedstone. Charles went home to be with the Lord Oct. 21, 2014. Charles was born in England May 10, 1930. He served with the British Army and was part of the Queens Royal Lifeguards including 2 tours in Germany.He arrived in the US along with his wife in 1955 and became a proud American in 1967. He worked in Greenville for Fluor Daniel as an...
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Birdie Donner

July 24, 1917 - October 21, 2014

Birdie Weiner Donner of Greenville died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the age of 97.Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Yetta and Louis Weiner who immigrated from Riga, Latvia.Birdie was educated in Elizabeth, New Jersey schools, and was the first place winner of a city-wide mathematics contest in elementary school. After her marriage she worked as a bookkeeper in the...
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Pamela Kay Lee

July 11, 1958 - October 16, 2014

Pamela Kay Brashier LeePiedmont, SCPamela Kay Brashier Lee, 56, of Piedmont, SC, passed peacefully October 16, 2014 in her home.Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of Frances Collins Brashier of the home and the late James L. Brashier. She is survived by a son, David A. Lee (Paula) of Piedmont; a daughter, Amy Ross (Brian) of Greenville; grandchildren Chelsea Ford, Morgan Lesley,...
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Sharon Ann WOODS

January 20, 1965 - October 15, 2014

Sharon Ann Alverson Woods, 49, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, October 15, 2014.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of Irvin and Ann Alverson.Sharon was a member of Reedy Fork Baptist Church, where she served with the youth and children's ministry for seven years and on various church committees. She worked at R&L Carriers for several years.Surviving, in addition to her parents,...
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James C. Turner

November 23, 1930 - October 13, 2014

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Patsy Davis Sisson

December 8, 1932 - October 13, 2014

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Frank Fric

November 5, 1923 - October 12, 2014

Dr. Frank Fric, 90, widower of Mary Marica Fric, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2014 in Greenville, SC. Born in Ostroznik, Slovenia, Frank immigrated to the United States. In 1950, he wed Mary in San Francisco, CA. He earned his Medical Degree in 1957 from the University of Graz Medical School in Austria. Dr. Fric practiced Internal Medicine from 1958 to 2008 in Portland, OR...
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Mary Catherine Rice

June 11, 1913 - October 12, 2014

Catherine “Cat” Miller Rice, 101, widow of Walter Harold Rice, Sr., died Sunday, October 12, 2014. Born June 11, 1913, she was a daughter of the late John Dalton and Hattie Jane Williams Miller. She was a former dietician at West Gantt High School and Brandon Elementary and retired from Ivey’s Department Store as a sales associate.Mrs. Rice was a very active member of West...
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John Stephen Neely

September 10, 1946 - October 12, 2014

John Stephen Neely, 68, of Taylors, passed away October 12, 2014.Born in Riverside, CA, he was the son of the late James and Carma Neely.Steve was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather to his family. He was a former missionary to Indonesia and teacher in Saipan. He was a master electrician and a member of Faith Baptist Church.Surviving are his wife, Fran Neely; his children,...
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Luther Malcolm Hendricks

June 13, 1920 - October 10, 2014

Luther Malcolm Hendricks, age 94, of Charlotte, NC (his hometown was Greenville, SC until December 2012), passed away peacefully October 10, 2014, at his home at Regency Retirement Village.He was born on June 13, 1920, Greer, SC to Archie Ormeadus Hendricks and Jasie Ella Hadden Hendricks. His parents, brothers, (James Overton Hendricks, Hubert Wilburn Hendricks & Thomas Arches Hendrix) and...
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Margaret Eugenia Aiken

November 3, 1923 - October 9, 2014

Margaret Tinsley Aiken, a resident of Oakleaf Village of Greenville, passed away on October 9, 2014 at Hospice of Laurens County in Clinton, SC, after several years of failing health.She was born Nov 3, 1923, in Easley, SC, to the late Jones Frank and Mamie Lucinda Thompson Tinsley and was one of thirteen children.Margaret was married for 56 years to the late William Gary Aiken. They made their...
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Dorothy E. Roberson

December 22, 1931 - October 7, 2014

Dorothy E. Roberson, wife of William Roberson, went to be with her Lord very peacefully at 1:09 A.M., October 7, 2014. Dorothy is the daughter of John E. McGirl and Emma Bodenhamer of Johnson County Missouri. She was born on December 22, 1931.Surviving her are her brothers John McGirl and Ralph "Bud" McGirl both from Missouri and her sisters Bernice Kreuger and Shirley Feyen both of...
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William FECHT

April 11, 1922 - October 7, 2014

William Walton Fecht, Sr., 92, loving husband of the late Gloria Masel Fecht, went to be with his Heavenly Father on October 7, 2014. His son, William Walton Fecht, Jr. preceded him in 2004.Born in Carthage, IL he was the son of the late Martin and Gladys Fecht. During World War II, Bill served three years in the US Navy as a pharmacist's mate, including caring for the wounded on D-Day. After...
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William L. Dickerson

November 11, 1936 - October 6, 2014

Larry DickersonGreer, SCLarry Dickerson, 76, husband of Florence Hisey Dickerson, died October 6, 2014 at his home in Greer, SC.Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was a son of the late William Arthur Dickerson, Jr. and Agnes Ballenger Dickerson.He received a Masters of Fine Arts from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC and a Master of Administration from The Citadel in Charleston, SC.Mr. Dickerson...
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Katherine Frances Hutchins

May 11, 1950 - October 6, 2014

Katherine Frances Hutchins (nee Sadowski), 64, of Greenville, SC, died of a recent illness on Monday, October 6, 2014, in Mauldin, South Carolina.Katherine was born May 11, 1950 in Lorain, Ohio to the late Alphonse and Agnes (nee Labiszewki) Sadowski. She had been a resident of Greenville, South Carolina for thirty three years.In her life, Katherine earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from...
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Timothy David Bright

August 14, 1982 - October 4, 2014

Tim Bright passed away peacefully after a long valiant fight with cancer on October 4. Throughout his fight he exhibited the type of courage, determination, and selflessness that made our families proud. Tim believed if his journey could save one person, his battle was worth it. Tim played on championship baseball teams at Riverside High School and the University of South Carolina and worked at...
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Mary West Little

October 24, 1924 - October 2, 2014

Mary Margaret (Peggy) West Little, 89, widow of Joe R. Little, died October 2, 2014.Mrs. Little was the daughter of the late John Henry and Bertha Carrio West. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church.Surviving are three sons, John J. Little and Rhonda of Colorado Springs, CO, Patrick L. Little of Greenville, and Kyle A. Little and Miriam of Taylors; six grandchildren, Chris Hannon,...
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Louise Stanley Donald

March 8, 1916 - September 30, 2014

Louise Stanley Donald of Greenville, SC passed away September 30, 2014 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.Daughter of Elizabeth and John Clinton Donald, she was born in Asheville, NC on March 8, 1916.Miss Donald was educated at Asheville City Schools, University of NC, Asheville and John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Prior to her retirement she was with Milliken Research Corp,...
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Hattie Brosnan

January 28, 1912 - September 30, 2014

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William McFall Pearce

October 3, 1950 - September 29, 2014

William "Mac"McFall PearceGreenville William "Mac" McFall Pearce, 63, husband of Sidney Query Pearce, passed away on September 29, 2014. He was greatly loved and respected by his family, friends, colleagues, and community. His kindness, easy-going nature, and humor touched the lives of everyone that he knew.Born and raised in Greenville, he was the son of James Tribble...
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Horace Hembree Clark

February 1, 1927 - September 29, 2014

Horace H. Clark, 87, of Greenville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, he was a son of the late Thomas H. and Ella Hembree Clark. Mr. Clark was an Army Veteran of WWII and a 1953 Clemson graduate.Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Betty Campbell Clark; daughters and their husbands, Becky and Bob Cavedo, Greer and Karen and Steve Dennis, Taylors; grandson and wife...
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Jimmy Stephens

August 20, 1932 - September 28, 2014

Jimmy Lee Stephens, Jim, age 82, of Taylor's, South Carolina, passed peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on the evening of September 28, 2014. He was born in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, on August 20, 1932.Jim was the son of Murphy Tuttle Stephens and James Ruffin Stephens, both deceased. Surviving are his sister, Gilda Mendenhall and beloved, Debbie Stephens; his children, daughter, Janet...
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Steven Harold Estes

August 11, 1954 - September 27, 2014

Steven Harold Estes, 60, of Greer, passed away September 27, 2014.Born in Anderson he was the son of Sue Callaham Estes Skarupa and the late William Harold Estes, Jr. Steve was employed with Hartness International. His job made him a world traveler and he retired after 30 plus years of service. He also was a resident ambassador of Manning House.Steve loved life and took it to the fullest. He...
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Howard Wayne Clark

May 9, 1948 - September 24, 2014

Howard Wayne Clark, 66, of Conestee, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Born in Greenville, SC, a son of Anna Dittmer Clark and the late Howard H. Clark, he retired from Michelin.Surviving are his wife, Jennifer Dominick Harrison; daughters, Lisa and Amanda Clark; sons, Travis and Allan Clark. He was predeceased by a sister, Donna.Memorial services will be held 1:30 pm Saturday, Oct. 4, in The...
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Margaret Anne Wren

December 6, 1943 - September 10, 2014

Margaret “Maggie” Wren, age 70, loving wife and best friend of Walter Wren, died on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 surrounded by her family. Born in Hattiesburg, MS on Dec. 6, 1943, she was the daughter of Clay Jordan and Margaret Hughes Phillips, and spent her formative years in Memphis, TN. Maggie was a graduate of Memphis State and devoted her life to teaching. She valued her...
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Max Harold Karelitz

November 25, 1910 - September 10, 2014

Max Harold Karelitz, 103, widower of Lillian Wernick Karelitz, passed away September 10, 2014.Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Samuel and Annie Karelitz. He graduated from Clemson College in 1933. Max entered into a career with the United States Army, graduating from the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He retired as Lieutenant Colonel in 1961. He later...
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Ned W. Mowen

April 22, 1919 - September 5, 2014

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Gerald Lamar Brown

September 3, 1945 - August 30, 2014

Gerald Lamar Brown, 68, of Greenville, passed away August 30, 2014.Born in Greenville he was the son of the late TJ and Velma Brown.Lamar was employed by Sitton Buick. He was active in animal rescue and was a founding member of Bald is Beautiful Dog Rescue.Surviving are his wife, Debra “Micki” Brown; a son, Michael Brown of Columbia; a daughter, Sonya Young of Clinton; a sister,...
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Maxine Lola Murr

March 10, 1939 - August 30, 2014

MAXINE LOLA HOLDER MURRMaxine H. Murr, 75, of Taylors, died Saturday. Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late Cuben and Clemis Powell Holder.Surviving is her husband, Eli Murr; sons, Curtis Strickland of Berea; Rick (LeeAnn) Strickland of Easley; a stepson, Jonathan Murr of Taylors and a stepdaughter, Lisa Murr of Columbia; siblings, Davis (Francis) Holder of Pelham, Margaret ...
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Barbara G. Hall

March 19, 1965 - August 30, 2014

Barbara Gunter Hall, 49, went home to be with Christ on August 30, 2014 in Greenville, SC. She lost her courageous battle with brain cancer.Barbara was born in Sanford, NC in 1965 to Luke and Betty Jo Gunter. Her friends and family remember her as someone who was always cheerful, kind, and sweet and a friend to all. She always had a song in her heart and a smile on her face. She was a graduate of...
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Clyde Morgan Murphy

July 7, 1924 - August 29, 2014

Clyde Morgan Murphy, 90, wife of the late Wales Murphy, passed away August 29, 2014.Born in Morristown, TN she was the daughter of the late Lawson and Rose Morgan. Clyde was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth, Catherine, Edna, Mary, and Frances.A longtime resident of Taylors, Clyde moved to the Sterling House of Greer 10 years ago....
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May 15, 1923 - August 27, 2014

Polly Long Bridwell, 91, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 after a brief illness. She was the widow of Ansel L. “Ace” Bridwell.A native of Greenville, she was the daughter of Paul R. and Flora Mae Long and the last surviving member of her immediate family.Mrs. Bridwell was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church.She is survived by a daughter Cheryl Helms (Mike), a...
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Jane Stribling Stivender

November 12, 1926 - August 25, 2014

Jane Stribling Stivender, 87, widow of Arthur N. Stivender,Jr., died Monday. Born in Dillon County, Mrs. Stivender retired from BB&T Insurance and was a Charter Member of Northside United Methodist Church.Surviving are daughters, Nan Oakes, Sue (Bill) Faubion and Nell Stivender; a son, “Reb” (Carol) Stivender; grandchildren, Suzy Jewell and Cindy Thomas, Toby and Misty Oakes,...
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Patricia Cross Smith

March 10, 1931 - August 25, 2014

Patricia Cross Smith, 83, passed away peacefully August 25, 2014.Born March 10, 1931 in Hugo, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Leamon Clark Cross and Clara Brown Cross and sister to the late Donald Clark Cross.Patricia was a loving mother, teacher, and friend. Her energy and enthusiasm were the envy of everyone she knew. She loved people and made friends wherever she went and she went...
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Marsha Sorensen

July 21, 1940 - August 22, 2014

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September 5, 1923 - August 22, 2014

Louie A. Clayton, 90, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014.Born in Greer, he was a son of the late Belvin and Lynn Morrow Clayton.He graduated from Clemson University with a degree in textile engineering and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. He was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church and retired from Diamond Wire Spring.He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Ida Long...
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Nancy Louise Brigham

August 18, 1938 - August 19, 2014

Nancy Hopkins Brigham, 76, a lifelong resident of Greenville, passed away August 19, 2014.Born in Greenville she was the daughter of the late J.C. Hopkins and Louise S. Hopkins. Nancy graduated from Greenville High School in 1956. She attended Furman University, Converse College and was a graduate of Draughon’s Business School.Nancy began as a medical secretary at Liberty Life Insurance...
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Nora Alice Brown

October 19, 1932 - August 17, 2014

Nora Findley Brown went to be with Our Lord on August 17, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband, Warren Leroy Brown, and two sons Randall Brown and Gerald Brown. She is survived by two sons: Michael Brown and wife Laura and granddaughters Stephanie Brown Martin and Natalie Brown Hagins and a great-granddaughter Madeline Kate Martin; and Timothy Brown and family.Nora retired after 44 years...
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Edward Harold Walters

December 16, 1930 - August 14, 2014

Edward Harold Walters, Sr., 83, husband of the late Eleanor Walters, passed away August 14, 2014.Born in Flemington, NJ, he was the son of the late Jack and Mildred Walters.He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Worcester CL-144. He was awarded the Around the World Medal during the Korean War.Mr. Ed was a member of Raritan Township and Flemington Borough Fire Departments. He was one of the...
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Delia Sutherland Gaffney

December 19, 1920 - August 12, 2014

Delia Sutherland Gaffney, 93, widow of Richard Morgan Gaffney, Sr., passed away August 12, 2014.Daughter of the late Harry Ingersoll Sutherland and Clara Harmon Sutherland, Delia was born in West Helena, Arkansas and grew up in Marion, South Carolina. She attended Limestone College where she trained as a stenographer. She came to Greenville after college and worked for Liberty Life in the...
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Harry Kenneth Dicely

February 10, 1920 - August 1, 2014

Harry Kenneth Dicely, 94, of Greenville, died Friday, August 01, 2014. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the only child of the late Ralph and Mary Carolis Dicely. He attended Franklin & Marshall College and graduated in 1943 from Drexel Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering. He was an Air Force Veteran of WWII. In 1946 he married Bonnie Bolt O’Shields in...
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Maxie Ray Prince

October 12, 1932 - August 1, 2014

Maxie Ray Prince, 81, of Albany, GA died Friday, Aug. 2, 2014. Born in Edgefield County he had resided in Albany, GA since 1997 moving from Nashville, GA. He was retired from AMOCO Textiles as manager of specialty products. He had served in the National Guard during the Korean War and was of the Baptist Faith.Survivors include two sons, Ray E. Prince (Ilene), Leesburg, GA, Timothy P. Prince ...
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Ronald Edward Kay

January 2, 1948 - July 26, 2014

Army Colonel Retired Ronald E. Kay, 66, as a good soldier, followed orders of the Great Commander and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was born in Gastonia, NC, a son of the late A.B. and Sara Smith Kay and his loving aunt Ethel Smith. He graduated from the University of Tennessee and the Army National War College and was a Vietnam Veteran. Colonel Kay received many awards...
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Ansel Ezell Blair

June 29, 1920 - July 19, 2014

Ansel E. Blair, 94, of Greenville, died Saturday, July 19, 2014. A lifelong resident of Greenville he was the son the late William Henry and Bessie Lee Davis Blair. Ansel was a graduate of Parker High School (1940) and Clemson University (1950) with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a veteran of WWII, serving four years in the United Sates Navy. After the war he embarked on a 30+...
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Gary Henry Beeks

May 24, 1945 - July 19, 2014

Gary Henry Beeks, LTC Retired, age 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 19, 2014. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Chattanooga, TN on May 24, 1945, Gary was the son of the late Charles Henry Beeks and Millie Ownbey Beeks. He was a graduate of Wade Hampton High School and Georgia State University. He is survived by his sister Jannie Beeks Rollison (Jake),...
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Rodney Sherman Taylor

September 3, 1948 - July 14, 2014

Rodney “Rod” S. Taylor, 65, died Monday, July 14, 2014. Born in Alliance, Nebraska, a son of the late Rev. Sherman and Edna Thompson Taylor, he graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1967. Rodney was a Vietnam Veteran and was employed with the Greenville County Recreation. He was an avid HAM Radio Operator KK4HXA.Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Julie York Taylor; a son,...
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Yvonne Josephine Floyd

April 2, 1923 - July 7, 2014

Yvonne D. Floyd, 91, of Greenville died Monday, July 7, 2014. Born in Chapin, SC, April 2, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Will Haskell and Bertha Shealy Derrick. She was a member of Northgate Baptist Church.Surviving are daughters, Nancy F. Stipp and Bonnie Bering and husband Augie; 4 grand and 8 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Thomas M. Floyd, Jr. and...
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James Cothran Perrin

April 24, 1923 - July 6, 2014

James Cothran Perrin, Jr. died July 6, 2014, at age 91 after a brief illness, ending a long, well-lived life. Visitation will be Friday, July 11, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Greenville ARP Church, 741 Cleveland Street. There will be a light luncheon. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. A committal service will immediately follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Garden of Hope...
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Peter Allen Stipp

December 2, 1941 - July 5, 2014

Peter Allen Stipp, 72, of Greenville, died Saturday July 05, 2014. He was the son of the late Roy Allen and Mary Elizabeth Wilkins Stipp. He was a graduate of The Citadel class of 1964.Surviving are his wife, Nancy Floyd Stipp; a daughter, Noel (Dan) Conti; a son, Derrick (Jennifer) Stipp and 4 grandchildren, Bryce, Brad and Caroline Conti and Tyler Stipp.A Celebration of Life will be held...
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Heyward Christopher Hardwick

May 20, 1965 - July 4, 2014

Chris Hardwick, born Heyward Christopher Hardwick, died suddenly after collapsing in his home in Greenville, SC this past Friday, July 4th, 2014. Chris was born in Charleston, SC at Roper Hospital on 05/20/65 to Herbert Noah Hardwick and Lillian Christopher Hardwick (deceased). He was 49 years young. He is survived by his loving wife of sixteen years, Kristen Elizabeth McAbee in Greenville, SC....
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Linzie R. HAKE

March 13, 1921 - June 30, 2014

Linzie Roscoe Hake, 93, was received into heaven by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 30, 2014.Born in Hartville, Missouri, he was the son of the late Jesse Ertal and Gertie Benton Hake. He moved to Rockford, Illinois, in 1948, where he remained a resident until June 2004 when he moved to South Carolina. He married Velma Pauline Farris in November 1945. They were married 55 years before...
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Richard Fliedner Cobb

April 24, 1946 - June 30, 2014

Richard F. Cobb, Jr., 68, of Greenville, died Monday, June 30, 2014. Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Richard F. and Mary Littlefield Cobb, Sr. As a devote Christian he was a member of Seneca Presbyterian Church.Surviving is his sister, Rebecca Cobb of Greenville.Graveside services will be held 1:30 pm Thursday in Greenville Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 12:45 ...
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Dorothy Dawn Williams

March 5, 1936 - June 29, 2014

Dorothy D. Williams, 78, of Greer, died Saturday, June 28, 2014. Born in Covington, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Carrie Mae Pollard Wells. She attended Devenger Road Presbyterian Church. She was an accomplished pianist and a loving, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all.Surviving are her husband, Herbert Williams; sons, Herb, Tom (Sandy), and John ...
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Richard Arnold Holt

October 27, 1940 - June 29, 2014

Richard Arnold Holt, 73, husband of Rosemary for 52 years died on June 29, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and is the son of the late Arnold and Helen Holt. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering, and was a retired structural engineer from Fluor, and was previously with JE Sirrine.Richard was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church where he was active...
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Juanita E. MILLER

May 8, 1924 - June 24, 2014

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Harold Lamar Cocanower

August 6, 1930 - June 21, 2014

Harold L. Cocanower, age 83, formerly of Elkhart, passed into the presence of his Lord on June 21, 2014 at his home in Greenville, SC.Hal lived a life of faith and service, whether in missions or in business. His smile was engaging and his love for people evident to those he met. He valued his family highly and the many friendships he shared. He was patient, caring and fun. He was passionate...
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India Pepper Hopper

June 13, 1925 - June 17, 2014

TO: GREENVILLE NEWSFROM: MACKEY MORTUARYDATELINE: INDIA P. HOPPER GREENVILLEIndia Earle Pepper Hopper died Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Born in Phoenix, AZ, she was a daughter of the late Leslie Carroll and India Earle Pepper. She graduated from Greenville High School, attended Furman University and resided in Greenville since 1972Surviving is a daughter, Kathie Kulikowski of Atlanta; a brother...
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Alice Kathryn Freeman

February 29, 1920 - June 16, 2014

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Pauline E Mc Gill

August 23, 1923 - June 14, 2014

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Jane Helen Goldin

April 12, 1937 - June 10, 2014

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