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

Elfriede Cordova

December 22, 1924 - May 27, 2015

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Sylvia Marie Kinross

March 27, 1942 - May 24, 2015

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Kristine Louise Coyne

November 3, 1945 - May 23, 2015

Kristine Louise CoyneNov. 3, 1945 – May 23, 2015After a six-year battle with breast cancer, Kristine Coyne passed away peacefully at home, with her family by her side.She is preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Glenn Hershberger, and her husband, Robert Coyne. She is survived by brother, Doug Hershberger (Ellen), sister, Leslie Clary (Jai and Zeke), son, Andy Coyne (Jodi),...
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Carolyn Mahon TATE

February 14, 1932 - May 22, 2015

Carol Mahon Tate of 23 Creekridge at Cascades at Verdae was called home to her Lord and Savior on May 22, 2015 after a long illness. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, George Edwin Tate. Carol was surrounded continually by the loving care of her 4 children, 5 step-children and many grandchildren in her days of declining health. In addition, she was cared for by many exceptional...
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Shirley Jean Harju

January 9, 1926 - May 14, 2015

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Edgar Eugene Dobbins

January 4, 1934 - May 13, 2015

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Annette Wai To

August 14, 1949 - May 12, 2015

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Doris Pauline Mathieu

November 3, 1926 - May 12, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Elayne Barasch Smith

March 15, 1932 - May 11, 2015

Elayne SmithSimpsonville Elayne Adele Barasch Smith, 83, wife of the Late Benjamin Smith, passed away peacefully May 11, 2015. Born in the Bronx, NY, she was a retired bookkeeper, having worked in the school system. She attended Temple of Israel. Elayne is survived by three sons, Russell Smith (Linda), Gary Smith (Laura), and Adam Smith (Nikki); five grandchildren, Jennifer, Michael, Jacob,...
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Aaron Lemet Corley

December 9, 1951 - May 10, 2015

Aaron CorleyTaylors Aaron Lemet Corley, 63, husband of Carol Ann Peters Corley, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his residence. Surviving, in addition to his wife of thirty years, are two sons, T.R. Pryse Evans of Greenville and Christopher Lee Corley of Westminster; two daughters, Hope Ann Evans Dize and Elizabeth Lee Evans-Williams, both of Greenville; a brother,...
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Gladys A. Deadwyler

January 19, 1921 - May 9, 2015

Gladys Anna Deadwyler, 94, passed away May 9, 2015.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Clifford Lee and Macie Barnett Deadwyler.Gladys retired from the automotive industry after a long productive career in bookkeeping. She was an active member of a National Business Women’s Sorority and held various positions. She was a lifelong member of Pendleton Street Baptist Church...
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Elizabeth Marchbanks Berfield

May 23, 1926 - May 7, 2015

Elizabeth Marchbanks Berfield, widow of Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gird Lamar Berfield, passed May 7, 2015 in her 88th year. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Gregory L. and Lee Berfield of Greer; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Bill Borchert of Greer; grandchildren, Drew Berfield, Craig Borchert and Mignon Mangin.She was born in Greenville County to the late Robert C. and Estelee Reece Marchbanks....
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Jane Fishburne Hipp

April 21, 1923 - May 6, 2015

Jane Gage Fishburne Hipp of Greenville, passed away at her Green Valley home on May 6 after a brief illness. Jane was the wife of the late Herman Neel Hipp, who predeceased her in 1984. Born in Walterboro, SC on April 21, 1923, Jane was the daughter of South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Edward Ladson Fishburne and Mary Patterson Gage Fishburne. She attended Converse College and graduated from...
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Harry Keller Ward

March 25, 1942 - May 2, 2015

Harry “Kelly” WardSimpsonville Harry Keller “Kelly” Ward, 73, husband of Rebecca S. Ward, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 2, 2015.Kelly was a Christian and attended Brookwood Community Church until his failing illness. Kelly was born on March 25, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN, to the late Dean Keller and Jean Rosanne Hadley Ward, but moved to Lake Worth, FL as a...
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Deborah Lee Cole

May 19, 1952 - May 1, 2015

Deborah Lee Himelein ColeGreenville Deborah Lee Himelein Cole died Friday, May 1, 2015, at her home in Greenville. She was 62. Born May 19, 1952, in Gowanda, NY, Deborah graduated from Boston University in 1974, earned a master’s degree from the University of Miami in 1978, and received a degree in physical therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1995. Always...
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Richard Buckley Jacques

August 8, 1988 - April 30, 2015

Richard Buckley JacquesGreenville, S.C.1988–2015 Richard Buckley Jacques, 26, of 214 Chapman Road passed away on April 30. He was the son of Dr. Richard Glenn Jacques and Mary Jane Gilbert Jacques, and was born on Aug. 8, 1988, in Greenville County. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Lauren Jacques Cox (Richard) and Amy Jacques Greenhaus (Michael), his niece Caroline Calhoun Cox,...
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Matthew Jackson Charpia

June 23, 1927 - April 26, 2015

Matthew (Mack) J. Charpia, 87, husband of Louise Rhodes Charpia passed away Sunday April 26, 2015. Born in Charleston, SC, he was the son of the late Matthew Jackson Charpia, Sr. and the late Blanche Nettles Charpia. Mr. Charpia was in the car business for 52 years; having a car dealership in Charleston with his father before moving to Greenville in 1960 to work with Attaway-Easterlin Pontiac. In...
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Diana A. Stathakis

July 23, 1923 - April 25, 2015

Diana A. Stathakis, widow of Mike T. Stathakis, died April 25, 2015.Pre deceased by her son Tommy Stathakis.Diana was born July 23, 1923 in North Augusta, SC, the daughter of Arthur and Anna Athanason. She and her husband Mike moved to Greenwood, SC where they raised their family. They owned the Grill Café for many years where both worked in the business. Diana was also interested in...
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Barbara Rose Ungar

May 15, 1932 - April 24, 2015

Barbara Rose Ungar, beloved wife of 59 years to Fred C. Ungar, passed peacefully on April 24, 2015 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, NC, in her 82nd year.She was born in St. Louis, MO, to the late Martin Thal and Bernice Bressler Thal. Barbara graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Master's Degree in physical education. Her professional life was dedicated...
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Frederic Zacus Hensley

December 8, 1945 - April 18, 2015

Frederic “Fred” HensleyTaylors Frederic Zacus “Fred” Hensley, 69, husband of Dianne Ragsdale Hensley, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital-Downtown. Born in Black Mountain, NC, to the late Robert Earl and Betty Massey Hensley, Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1963 until 1966 when he was honorably discharged. He returned home to work...
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Gary Francis Forte

September 2, 1945 - April 16, 2015

Gary ForteEasley Gary Francis Forte, 69, of Easley, SC died on April 16, 2015. Gary was born in Jefferson City, MO, on September 2, 1945, and was the son of the late Mary Catherine (Wallau) Fort and the late Forest Bernard Fort. Mr. Forte graduated from Jefferson City Senior High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Springfield Missouri. He graduated from Weaver College and...
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Adair S. Carpenter

May 11, 1931 - April 12, 2015

Adair Simkins Carpenter, 83, widow of William “Bill” L. Carpenter, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015.Born in Charlotte, NC, she was a daughter of the late William G. and Ellen Hines Simkins.Adair spent her entire working career alongside her husband at Carpenter Bros. Drug Store on Main Street in Greenville until it closed in 1996. In retirement she and Bill loved traveling and...
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Johanna Corbin Aiken

October 2, 1947 - April 10, 2015

Johanna Corbin Aiken died peacefully at home in Greenville, SC, on Friday, April 10, 2015. Born in Florence, SC, on October 2, 1947, Johanna was the third child of Henry Jefferson Corbin and Frederika Jeffcoat Corbin. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her brother, Henry Jefferson Corbin, Jr. Mrs. Aiken graduated from Columbia College in 1969. That same year she married Johnny, her...
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William Wallace Davies

October 14, 1922 - April 6, 2015

William Wallace Davies, 92, of Greenville, died on April 6, 2015 at home. He was preceded in death by his father Jack Davies and mother Hilda Wallace Wood.Born in Liverpool, England, Bill served in the Royal Navy during World War 2 for which he received the Pacific Star Medal, the Deference Medal, the 1939-1945 Star Medal and the War Medal. He retired from Greenville County School District. He...
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Carolyn Compton Head

May 18, 1930 - April 4, 2015

Carolyn HeadGreenville Carolyn Compton Head, 84, went to Heaven on Saturday, April 4, 2015. A daughter of the late Robert “Dude” and Hattie Caldwell Compton, Carolyn was a native of Greenville her entire life. She was a member of Wayside Baptist Church and a former member of Rutherford Road Baptist Church for over 55 years where she served as Sunday School Teacher, Bible School...
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Casey Bresnahan Gobeille

June 12, 1990 - March 29, 2015

Casey Bresnahan GobeilleGreenville Casey Bresnahan Gobeille, 24, formerly of Beverly, MA, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. The son of Steven Richard and Pamela Bresnahan Gobeille, Casey was a gift to the world the moment he came into it on June 12, 1990. He will be remembered for his ability to inspire others and spread happiness wherever he went. Many who had...
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Linda Gail Estes

October 3, 1943 - March 28, 2015

Linda EstesGreenville Linda Gail Estes, 71, beloved wife of David A. Estes, Sr. passed away peacefully Saturday evening, March 28, 2015 with her family by her side.Born in Waynesville, NC, she was the only child of the late Clarence G. and Rachel McDaniel Caldwell.Linda received an A.A. in Nursing from Guilford Technical College in Greensboro, NC. She was a Registered Nurse and retired from...
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Henry Franklin Wallace

February 19, 1936 - March 26, 2015

Henry Franklin Wallace, 79, of Greenville, SC, died on March 26, 2015. He is preceded in death by father Clifford Wallace and mother Hilda Rosser Wallace.A graduate of Greenville High School, Class of 1954, Frank Wallace served nine years in the US Navy and retired from Textile Mills and W.W. Granger. He was a longtime member of Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church.He is survived by his wife of 48...
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Julia Wallace Oswald

October 13, 1946 - March 25, 2015

Julia Wallace OswaldGreenville Julia Ann Wallace Oswald, 68, wife of Jay Lee Oswald, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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Jacob Ryan Baltz

November 25, 1977 - March 23, 2015

Jacob Ryan Baltz, 37, of Greenville, SC died Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home. He was born November 25, 1977 in Greenville, to the late Donny and Sue Baltz. He attended Hillcrest Middle School and Mauldin High School. Jacob lived in Greenville his entire life and surrounded himself with the best of friends, family, and good times. As loved ones think of Jacob, as they will often, memories of...
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Vaughn Kenneth Gustin

June 10, 1936 - March 23, 2015

After a battle with cancer, Vaughn Kenneth Gustin, affectionately referred to as “Gus” died on March 23, 2015 in Simpsonville, SC at the age of 78. He leaves behind his wife, Dianne; his sons Jim and Jon; his twin sister Vivian Gilbert; Dianne’s children Sheri, Mark and Bobbi; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.Gus was born on June 10, 1936 in Mansfield, Ohio to father...
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Jane Donnald Prichard

December 29, 1931 - March 22, 2015

Jane PrichardGreenville Jane Donnald Prichard, born on December 29, 1931 and passed away March 22, 2015. She was the daughter of the late James Theron and Leona Donnald Prichard. Jane graduated from Greenville High in the Class of 1950 and attended Furman University. After school, she went on to work for Fluor Daniel until her retirement. She was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church where she...
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Howard Wall Covington

September 29, 1944 - March 21, 2015

Howard Covington, Jr,Greenville Howard Wall “Champ” Covington, Jr.1944 - 2015 Howard Wall “Champ” Covington, Jr. died peacefully on March 21, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina at the age of 70. Born on September 29, 1944 and weighing 10 pounds, Champ lived up to his nickname throughout his life. He championed many causes, had a passion for the underdog, and served family...
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Mary Stuart Taylor

December 23, 1925 - March 17, 2015

Mary Stuart Hatch TaylorGreenville Mary Stuart Hatch Taylor, daughter of James M. Hatch and Lillian H. Hatch died on Tuesday March 17, 2015 at the age of 89. She was born in Charlotte, NC on December 23, 1925 and attended public schools there.She received her BA degree in English from Agnes Scott College and her Masters of Arts from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond...
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Dorothy Faulkner King

September 8, 1925 - March 16, 2015

Dorothy “Dottie” KingGreenville Dorothy “Dottie” King, 89, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at her home where she resided since 1952 and loved so much. She was born September 8, 1925 in Greenwood, SC, and resided there until graduating from Greenwood College of Commerce. At sixteen years old, she relocated to Atlanta, Ga and started her working career at Lockheed...
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Larry Dean Anderson

October 10, 1953 - March 14, 2015

Larry AndersonGreenville Larry Dean Anderson, 61, husband of Damona Hoesli Anderson, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at The Mackey Mortuary
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William James Barnes

October 19, 1945 - March 13, 2015

William James Barnes (COL USAR RETIRED), beloved husband of Nancy Davis Barnes, died on Friday, March 13, 2015, at Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson, SC, after a period of declining health. He was born on October 19, 1945, to the late James Rowley and Ethel McDonald Barnes. In addition to his wife of 40 years, he is survived by his son, James Davis Barnes, and his wife, Ann Timmerman Barnes,...
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Anne Pugh Smith

November 3, 1921 - March 11, 2015

Anne SmithLaurens Anne Pugh Smith, 93, formerly of Greenville, wife of the late Mahon T. Smith, II, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Martha Franks Retirement Home in Laurens. Born in Saluda County, SC, to the late Tillman Benjamin and Connie Ridgell Pou, Anne was a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. During WWII she took flying lessons in Laurens with the goal of joining the brave...
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James Converse Poston

August 27, 1926 - March 6, 2015

James PostonColumbia James Converse Poston, 88, formerly of Columbia, husband of the late Dorothy Belton Poston, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 in Greenville. Born in Chesnee, SC, to the late Grover and Nora Robbins Poston, James was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy (Ret.). He is survived by two sons, James Edward Poston (Dianne) of Simpsonville and John...
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Teddy DeCarlis Allen

January 15, 1936 - March 3, 2015

Teddy AllenGreenville Teddy D. Allen, 79, lost her battle with cancer and passed away at her home on March 3, 2015. She was a native of Greenville where she attended Carolina High School and North Greenville University. Teddy began her career at Bellsouth as an operator and retired after more than 30 years as a manager in the headquarters organization. Teddy will be remembered as an elegant...
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Alice Rochester Key

October 1, 1910 - March 1, 2015

Alice KeyGreenville Alice Rochester Key,104, passed away peacefully March 1, 2015. Preceded in death by her parents, Otho Oglethorpe and Udora Marler Rochester, Alice grew up in Morton, Mississippi. Proud of her Mississippi heritage, Alice gave credit to her good health and long life from her growing up on a dairy farm and “living the good life” there with her positive...
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Carol Collier Clement

August 8, 1955 - March 1, 2015

Carol E. Collier ClementGreenville Carol E. Collier Clement, wife of Ronald Clement and mother of Trey and Drew Collier, died at 11 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at McCall Hospice House in Greenville, South Carolina. She was 59 years of age. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church in Greenville, officiated by Harrison McLeod, with a...
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St. Clair A Knight

July 16, 1921 - February 28, 2015

St. Clair Ainsley Knight, Jr., 93 of Greenville, South Carolina, died February 28, 2015. Born July 16, 1921 in Summerville, he was a son of the late St. Clair Ainsley Knight and Ella Christine Cone Knight.He was a 1943 Honor graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/ Agricultural Engineering. He served in World War II from August 5, 1943 to December 8, 1946 in...
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Larkin Hamilton Jennings

May 5, 1939 - February 27, 2015

Larkin Hamilton Jennings III died Friday, February 27, 2015.He was a son of Mary Wallis Arthur and Larkin H. Jennings, Jr. of Union, SC. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy Thayer Jennings, of the home; his sons, Larkin H. Jennings IV and his wife, Debbie of Greenville, and Henry Thayer Jennings of Charleston; his grandchildren, Christopher and Courtney Jennings of Greenville; and his brother...
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Dorothy Sue Waddell

December 15, 1932 - February 25, 2015

Dorothy WaddellTaylors Dorothy Sue Vaughan Waddell, 82, wife of Colonel Ralph David Waddell Jr., USAF (Ret.), passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Taylors. Dorothy was born in Ramer, TN, December 15, 1932, to the late Lemuel G. and Ruth Farris Vaughan. She attended Texas State College for Women in Denton, TX, graduating in May 1954 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Home Economics. She...
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James Stewart Pitts

May 31, 1963 - February 25, 2015

James Stewart Pitts, 51, of Six Mile, passed away February 25, 2015.Born May 31, 1963 in Mobile, Alabama, Stewart was a graduate of Furman University. He was formerly employed with Eagle Business Solutions for 20 years and was the cofounder of Six Mile Properties, LLC. He was a member of First Baptist Church Greenville.Surviving are his parents, Dr. James M. and Nancy Stewart Pitts; his wife,...
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Twila Essick Schmidt

May 30, 1920 - February 24, 2015

Twila Essick Schmidt, 94, passed away February 24, 2015 at Morningside Assisted Living in Greenwood with assistance of CARIS hospice. Widow of Kenneth Schmidt (2/24/98), she is survived by a brother, Richard Essick (Jean), and three children, Kay Davis (Harlan) of Greenwood, Nadine Schmidt of Silver Spring MD, and Gary Schmidt (Mel) of Sarasota FL. She had eight grandchildren and ten great...
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William L. Gregory

November 5, 1920 - February 24, 2015

William L. “Bill” Gregory, 94, of Greenville, passed away February 24, 2015.Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Mae Waller and Andrew Harrison Gregory. Bill graduated from Greenville High School, Class of 1941. He was a member of White Oak Baptist Church, and was a former member and Deacon of Central Baptist Church.Bill retired from Norfolk Southern Railway as locomotive...
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Terry Gene Frazier

September 2, 1952 - February 19, 2015

Terry FrazierGreenville Terry Frazier, born 1952, went to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 19, 2015 after an extended illness. A native South Carolinian, Terry is the son of Jean Frazier and the late Allen B. Frazier. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Susan Frazier & daughter Melissa Miller (Chris); brothers Greg & Dana Frazier; two nieces & nephews....
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Frances Blake Satterthwaite

October 15, 1920 - February 18, 2015

Frances SatterthwaiteGreer, SC Frances Elizabeth Blake Satterthwaite, 94, wife of the late Walter Vanderveer Satterthwaite, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at St. Frances Hospital Eastside in Greenville, SC. Born in Bessemer, AL, to the late John Ray and Winnie Bradley Blake, Frances was a graduate of Birmingham Southern College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in...
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Juanita Wilsie Ulmer

September 1, 1928 - February 18, 2015

Mrs. Juanita Watson Ulmer, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday February 18, 2015. She was the widow of Floyd A. Ulmer.Born in Salisbury, NC, she was a daughter of the late Gaither Alexander and Lena Mae Trexler Watson and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.Nita will be fondly remembered as a people person who retired as a branch manager with Bank of America. She loved a lively...
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William Harold Killian

June 23, 1922 - February 17, 2015

Greenville - William Harold Killian, 92, of Taylors passed away peacefully on February 17, 2015. His beloved and devoted wife of 65 years, Betty Ann Taylor Killian, lovingly cared for him as his health declined.Born in Statesville, NC he was a son of the late William Oliver Killian and Pearl Frye Killian. He received a BA from Wake Forest University, Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist...
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Martha Webb Calhoun

October 16, 1928 - February 11, 2015

Martha Webb Calhoun, widow of Robert Calhoun, passed away February 11, 2015.Born in Banks County, GA, she was the daughter of the late Talmadge and Cordelia Hendricks Webb.Martha retired from North Hills Medical Center. She was very active at Ray Hopkins Senior Center where she loved to play cards and other activities. Martha enjoyed reading her newspaper and watching golf. She was a member...
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Calder D. Ehrmann

June 13, 1940 - February 9, 2015

Calder DeBruler Ehrmann, 74, passed away on February 9, 2015 at the McCall Hospice House. He was born June 13, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri and was the son of the late Carlos Royal Ehrmann and Ellen Thurman Ehrmann.Calder graduated from Missouri Valley College with a degree in Economics and Business Administration. He worked at the Chevrolet Division of General Motors in St. Louis and White Truck...
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Wayne J. Barnett

May 11, 1932 - February 9, 2015

Wayne Jerry Barnett “Shag”, 82, of Greenville, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He resided at Westminister Retirement Residence prior to his stay at NHC Mauldin. The son of the late Raymond Etheridge and Lillian Jameson Barnett, he was born in Twin Falls, Idaho on May 11, 1932, but grew up in Pelzer, SC.He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pauline...
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Inna Khurshudyan

August 14, 1946 - February 9, 2015

Inna Khurshudyan, 68, passed away February 9, 2015. She is finally at peace after many years of failing health.Born in Odessa, Ukraine she was the daughter of the late Abram Gershkovich and Roza Leyzerovich.Inna was the heart of her family and friends. She leaves behind her husband Grachik, her son Arthur, and her granddaughter Isabelle.Graveside services will be held Wednesday, February 11,...
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Sue F. Stone

February 21, 1925 - February 8, 2015

Sue Freeman Stone, 89, of Taylors, widow of Theron E. Stone, died Sunday, February 8, 2015. Born in Taylors she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Alma Lathem Freeman. She was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church.Surviving is a son, Joseph T. (Ellie) Stone of Taylors and grandson, Christian Stone, Taylors.Services will be held 2 pm Wednesday in Taylors First Baptist Church. The family...
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Nancy Ellen Wright

September 10, 1934 - February 7, 2015

Nancy Ellen Sims Wright, 80, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 7, 2015.Born in 1934, she was a daughter of the late J.L. and Annie Bell Tumblin Sims. Nancy grew up in the Dunklin Bridge Community.A faithful member of Earle Street Baptist Church for 55 years, Nancy taught Sunday School, Training Union, Girls Auxiliary , worked in the nursery and sang in the choir. She was a retired...
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Frances Ligon Watson

October 10, 1917 - February 6, 2015

Frances Ligon Watson, wife of the late Eugene Bailey Watson, died February 6, 2015 at McCall Hospice House.A native of Greenville, SC, she was born October 10, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Robert Henry Ligon and Julia Burns Ligon.Mrs. Watson was predeceased by her sisters Margaret L. Gilliam and Kathryn Ligon. She is survived by her sons Eugene B. Watson, Jr. (Margaret), Robert N....
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Doris Bowman Fisher

December 13, 1917 - February 6, 2015

Doris B. FisherGreenville Doris Bowman Fisher, age 97, entered into eternal peace on Friday, February 6, 2015 at The Haven at Chanticleer in Greenville, South Carolina. Doris was born on December 13, 1917 in Browns Summit, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Walter and Bertha Bowman. She graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a B.A. in Biology and English. She was a teacher in Concord, North...
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Janet Charlene Johnson

January 22, 1940 - February 6, 2015

Janet C. JohnsonGreenville Janet Charlene Johnson, 75, passed away Friday, February 6, 2015 at Magnolia Place in Greenville. Born in Hammond, IN, to the late Charles and Viola Weber Erckman, Janet was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a hard worker, retiring from Wal-Mart after over twenty years of dedicated service and working at locations from Illinois to South Carolina....
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Johannes Ernst Tauber

June 2, 1933 - February 5, 2015

Johannes TauberMauldin Hans Tauber passed away on Thursday, Feb. 5 at age 81. A beloved husband, father and Opa, he will be missed. Hans was a devoted and loving husband to his “Rose” Elisabeth for 44 years. He was richly blessed with two daughters, Beatrice and Anita, who loved him beyond measure. He was the world’s greatest Opa to his two grandchildren, Melania and Hudson....
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Michael Anthony Herbert

August 23, 1942 - February 5, 2015

Michael HerbertGreenville Michael Anthony Herbert, 72, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015, in Greenville, SC, after an almost four year battle with cancer.Born in Derby, England, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Raymond Herbert. Michael grew up in England but moved to Hamilton, Ontario with his family at the age of 15. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at...
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William Joseph Erkes

September 16, 1940 - February 4, 2015

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William J. Erkes Jr. and Margaret Stewart Erkes.Bill grew up surfing in Hermosa Beach, CA. He later moved to Rock Hill and graduated from the Winthrop Training School. He received his B.S. from Georgia Southern University. He was a former Director of the Greenville County Department of Parks and Recreation. He then joined Fluor-Daniel in Public...
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Ronald Edward Ater

April 23, 1940 - February 1, 2015

Ronald AterBrandon, FL Ronald Edward Ater, 74, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 1, 2015 surrounded by family. Ronnie "Bear" was born to the late Earl and Bertha Ater in Atlanta, OH, where he was raised. After proudly serving in the U.S. Army, he settled down in Dayton, OH, working at the Dayton Press and operating the "Outpost Lounge.” He later moved to Brandon, FL...
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Frances Hanks Farmer

December 21, 1912 - February 1, 2015

Frances Hanks Farmer, 102, widow of Nathan O. Farmer of Greenville, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. She was predeceased by a son, William Farmer. She is survived by daughters, Mary (Herbert) Liverman of Mechanicsville, MD and Nancy (Raymond) Steele of Williamston, SC; and a son, Bruce (Linda) Farmer of Easley, SCMrs. Farmer was born on Dec. 21, 1912 in Townville, SC. She retired from the...
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Frances Louise Thomason

July 11, 1928 - January 27, 2015

Frances L. Thomason, 86, of Greenville, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Born in Fountain Inn, she was a daughter of the late Lee Oddious and Mattie Wynn Smith Sullivan. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1945 and retired as a District Manager for Avon.Surviving are a son, David (Pam) Thomason of Winder, GA and a sister, Elizabeth Polk of Greenville; 2 grandchildren, Crystal and Shana...
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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, 1922 - 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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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

February 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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