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

Roger Harris Phillips

September 25, 1942 - November 30, 2016

Roger Harris Phillips, 74, of Greenville, peacefully passed away November 30, 2016.Born in Eutaville, he was the son of Rita Cohen Phillips and the late Thomas Alexander Phillips. He graduated from Clemson University in 1964 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Roger retired from Fluor in 2010, working in the Engineering industry for 42 years. A well respected professional, he received...
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Vipin R. Patel

January 9, 1941 - November 29, 2016

On 11/29/2016, the local Greenville Indian Hindu community lost a great, compassionate and humble man, whose cultural and religious vision helped set groundwork for the Greenville Indian community. Vipin (Vip) Ramanlal Patel, from Ahmedabad born in Vansoli, India, a son of Ramanlal and Maniben Patel, with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University, fell...
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George Bruce McPherson

January 29, 1938 - November 29, 2016

George Bruce McPherson, Jr., son of the late George Bruce McPherson and Elizabeth Lindsay Jones McPherson, died November 29, 2016 at the age of 78. His love of life and caring and compassionate spirit will be greatly missed. Born on January 28, 1938, Bruce was a proud, lifelong resident of Greenville. He attended Greenville County schools and the Sewanee Military Academy. He graduated from the...
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Marcia Parrish Flow

June 14, 1921 - November 29, 2016

Marcia Flow, widow of Claude Lennox Flow, Jr., daughter of John Allen and Ruth Bell Parrish, went to heaven on Tuesday, November 29th. Her funeral will be at Mackey Mortuary on Friday, December 2nd, at 1PM, with visitation from 11:30-1PM, and burial at Greenlawn Cemetery in Spartanburg, SC at 3:30PM.Surviving are her son, Claude Lennox Flow, III, of Greenville, daughter, Ruth Flow Lake Morrow,...
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John Welborn

May 25, 1931 - November 28, 2016

John “Dan” Welborn, 85, passed away on Monday, November 28. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late J.D. and Louise Welborn.He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.He was preceded in death by his sister Helen Fleming and his brother David Welborn.He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Pat Welborn; his son, Bobby Welborn (Melisa); his daughters, Rose...
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Shirley Manseau O'Donnell

July 3, 1926 - November 27, 2016

Shirley Manseau O’Donnell passed away peacefully on November 27, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Thomas Clyde O’Donnell. She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne D’Abate (Gary) of Cleveland, Georgia; Dianne McNamara (Tom) of Fort McDowell, Arizona; one grandson, Michael Thomas D’Abate of Gastonia, North Carolina, and two sisters, Betty Scalfano of...
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Pedro Manent

January 26, 1922 - November 27, 2016

Pedro Pla Manent, 94, of Greenville, passed away November 27, 2016 at his home.Born in Barcelona, Spain, he was the son of the late Josep-Maria Manent Pujol and Carme Pla Rovira. He retired from American IWER.Surviving are his wife of sixty six years, Magda Gonzalez Manent; son, Cesar Manent; daughters-in-law, Debbie and Lourdes; grandchildren, Carolina, Valeria, Brian and his wife Lindsey; and...
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Judge E. Griffin

September 27, 1924 - November 26, 2016

Judge Emett Griffin, 92, passed away on Saturday, November 26. Born in Marshville, NC, he was the son of the late Plyde Griffin and Pantha Simpson Griffin. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served in the 78th Infantry Division of the United States Army. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and retired as a freight agent for the former Seaboard Coastline Railroad, now CSX Corporation....
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Julia C. Hyler

December 3, 1922 - November 26, 2016

Julia C. Hyler, 93, of Greer, SC passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at NHC of Greenville.She was born in Pickens County to the late Thomas and Frances Jones Childress on December 3, 1922. She was a homemaker and ran her own alteration business from home. She was a charter member of White Oak Baptist Church where she was a children’s Sunday school teacher and Outreach Leader. She was a...
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Allen Ross

April 28, 1949 - November 24, 2016

Allen McNeill Ross, 67, of Greenville, SC passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016.Born in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Dr. Henry Fulton Ross and Katherine Carpenter Ross. He was a member of Nell Townsend Presbyterian Church. Allen was a graduate of USC Upstate Spartanburg and Montreat College in Montreat, NC.He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Miller; a daughter, Katherine Carpenter...
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Myrtle Lee Chapman

January 30, 1927 - November 22, 2016

Myrtle Lee Farr Chapman passed away on November 22, 2016. She was predeceased by her mother, Sarah, husband Robert and siblings James, Louie, Lucy an Annie. Myrtle was employed by Southern Bell (now AT&T). She retired as a manager and her career spanned 40 years with the company. A graveside service will be held at the Springwood Cemetery on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. In...
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Cynthia Blankenship

March 30, 1965 - November 20, 2016

Cynthia Blankenship, 51, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016.She is survived by her parents, Mackie and Sue Manning; her son, Zach Blankenship; two sisters, Stephanie Pierce (Dane) and Susie Heron (Remi); and three aunts, Ann Oates, Linda Ratterree, and Jean Charlton.A memorial service will be held at 11am on Monday, November 28, 2016 in the Chapel of The Mackey Mortuary.In...
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Marion Thomas Faile

February 12, 1923 - November 19, 2016

Marion T. Faile, 93, of Simpsonville, husband of Margaret Hardwick Faile, died on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Born in Rock Hill, SC, Mr. Faile was the son of the late James T. and Esther Z. Faile. He was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.Mr. Faile served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and participated in the Battles of Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa. He was awarded...
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Lillian Joyce Dowdy

February 2, 1956 - November 18, 2016

Mrs. Lillian Joyce Burton-Dowdy, 60, of Greenville, SC, departed this life on Friday, November 18, 2016 at her home.She was the daughter of Mrs. Nellie Burton and the late Robert Burton, Jr.A member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Joyce was educated in the Greenville County School System. She was employed with Gannett/USA Today.Joyce leaves to cherish memories her husband, Mr. Carl Dowdy of the...
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Carl H. Clawson

August 20, 1919 - November 17, 2016

Carl Houston Clawson, husband, father and longtime friend of many in the Greenville area was called home by our Lord on November 17th, 2016. He was 97 years old. Carl was born in Rock Hill, SC on August 12, 1919 and lived on the Winthrop University campus where his father was the resident engineer. He attended Winthrop Training School where he played football, basketball and the clarinet. Carl...
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Clair Warren Schwalm

February 2, 1922 - November 16, 2016

Clair ‘Dutch’ Schwalm, 94, formerly of North Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away Wednesday, November 16.Born in Valley View, PA February 2, 1922, he was the son of the late Elmer and Gertie Stutzman Schwalm.Dutch moved to Greenville, SC as an engineer working with Booth Electrosystems in their textile division. While working with Booth Mr. Schwalm was heavily involved in projects that...
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Douglas Arthur Gegen

March 9, 1949 - November 15, 2016

Douglas Arthur Gegen, 67, of Greenville, passed away November 15, 2016.Born in Miami, FL he was the son of the late Robert and Jean Gegen. Doug graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Physics. He began his career at the Miami Space Transit Planetarium; from there he ventured to the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory at Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky. In 1986 he read an...
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Miles Richard FULMER

April 20, 1920 - November 14, 2016

Miles Richard Fulmer, 96, of Greenville, widower of Lois Ann Henderson Fulmer, died Monday, November 14, 2016.Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Richard Albert and Fannie Ellen Lake Fulmer. Richard served in the US Navy during World War II. He joined the US Postal Service in 1946 and retired after 38 years of service.He was a charter member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church...
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Ralph H. Mertins

August 22, 1990 - November 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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James Hamilton Stewart

June 21, 1943 - November 11, 2016

James Hamilton “Jimmie” Stewart, III, died on November 11, 2016, in Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Born in Greenville, South Carolina on June 21, 1943, he was the son of James Hamilton Stewart, Jr. and Martha Elizabeth Givens, both of Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Jimmie graduated from Greenville High School. He received Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Presbyterian College,...
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Doris Esther HOLMES

April 20, 1924 - November 10, 2016

Doris Esther Holmes went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 10, 2016 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, SC.She was born on Easter Sunday in 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. She is survived by four sons, three daughter-in-laws, eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by a son, two daughter-in-laws, and a brother.As...
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William McGowan LittleJohn

August 5, 1948 - November 9, 2016

William McGowan Littlejohn, Jr., 68, of Fountain Inn, SC, passed away November 9, 2016. Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of Harriet Rose Barton Littlejohn and William McGowan Littlejohn of Greenville. He is survived by his father, William McGowan Littlejohn of Greenville; a sister, Beverly Barton Littlejohn of St. Petersburg, FL; a brother, Thomas Kenneth Littlejohn, sister-in-law Alice...
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Charles Edward Brock

July 30, 1934 - November 8, 2016

Charles Edward Brock, 82, passed away November 8, 2016. Charlie was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Pat. He was a devoted father to Charles “Chip” Brock (Gina), Carl Brock (Vicky), and Adele “Dell” Aycock (Mark). A loving grandfather to Kathleen, Kelly Bryant (Shawn), Alex, Abby, and Rebecca; brother to Cheryl, Dicksie, and Bill Brock (Cathy) all of Seneca. ...
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Barry Wimberley

June 18, 1938 - November 8, 2016

Barry Scott Wimberley, 78, of Greer, SC passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.Born in 1938, Barry grew up in Western Tennessee. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1961 and later served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Barry and his family relocated to Greenville in 1980 where he worked for Fluor until retirement. He was member of First Presbyterian...
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Harold Larry DILLARD

March 9, 1925 - November 6, 2016

Harold L. “Larry” Dillard, 91 of Greenville, SC went to his heavenly home on Sunday, November 6, 2016.Born in Easley, SC on March 9, 1925, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Blanche Dillard. He graduated from Easley High School and served in the United States Army for 4 years during World War II. When he returned home, he enrolled and graduated from Furman University. Mr. Dillard...
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James D. Seward

June 21, 1957 - November 6, 2016

James Donald Seward, Jr., 59, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 6th, 2016 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Born on June 21, 1957, in Johnson City, Tennessee, Jim was the son of Betty Lyle Seward of Greenville and the late James D. Seward. He is preceded in death by his loving brother, Mark Lyle Seward.Jim is survived by his wife and the love of his life, Lynn Montjoy...
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James Albert Strange

November 7, 1938 - November 5, 2016

James Albert “Nick” Strange, Jr., 77, of Greenville, SC passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016.Born in Spartanburg, SC, Mr. Strange was a son of the late James A. Strange, Sr. and Ethel Tapp Strange. He attended The Citadel. He retired from the Greenville County School System after 30 years as a law enforcement officer. He was member of St. James Episcopal Church.He is survived by his...
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Phyllis Marie Hess

January 6, 1924 - November 4, 2016

Phyllis Marie Hess, 92, entered the presence of her Lord and Savior on November 4, 2016.She was born in Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Elmer E. and Esther Slagle Rupp. She attended Bob Jones University and was a graduate of the Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing.She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Paul Hess; daughter, Christine Hess of Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia; son, David...
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Georgia M. Vaughn

October 1, 1923 - November 4, 2016

Georgia McCoy Vaughn, 93, passed away November 4, 2016 after a brief illness.Georgia was the widow of William Arthur Vaughn, Jr., the beloved mother of Carolyn Vaughn Turner, and the loving mother-in-law of Roy Turner.She was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church.A special thank you is extended to all the wonderful and compassionate staff at McCall Hospice House who helped Georgia during her...
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Roger Chastain

December 20, 1941 - November 3, 2016

Roger W. Chastain, 74, died Thursday at his home. Born in Greenwood, SC he was the son of the late William Lowery and Ruth Rogers Chastain. Roger moved to Anderson in 1954 where he attended Boys High playing football, basketball, and track. He was an outstanding athlete. He played in the Shrine Bowl, played with the All South team and the All State team and received a football scholarship to the...
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Blanche W. Zaglin

April 27, 1919 - November 2, 2016

Blanche W. Zaglin of Greenville, SC passed away Nov.2, 2016 in her own home, peacefully and with the dignity she had enjoyed in her 97 years of life.She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harry H. Zaglin, who passed away in 1995.She is survived by a sister, Irene Talansky of NY; her daughter, Evelyn Z. Beslow of Hartsdale, NY; her sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Robert Zaglin (Laura)...
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Ronald William McKinney

March 23, 1948 - November 1, 2016

Ronald William McKinney passed away at his home on Wednesday, 2 November 2016. A native Greenvillian, he was the son of William Riley McKinney, who preceded him in death, and Doris Chadwick McKinney.Ron was a dedicated Christian, lawyer, scholar, civic leader, and family member. A 1966 graduate of Greenville High, he went on to earn a B.A. in History from Furman University, where he was Student...
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Norma Southerlin Floyd

December 23, 1929 - November 1, 2016

Norma Southerlin Floyd, 86, of Greenville, passed away November 1, 2016.Norma was born in Greenville, and was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Roberta Craigo Southerlin. She graduated from Parker High School in 1947. Norma attended Draughon’s Business School and began her career at Greenville News, followed by Winn Dixie Stores and United Merchants. In her later years, she worked in...
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James H. Outen

October 19, 1932 - October 29, 2016

Mr. James Howard Outen passed peacefully with his wife by his side on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Mountain Home Health and Rehab located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He was born October 19, 1932 in Kershaw, South Carolina, a son of the late John T. Outen and Mattie Miller Outen. Mr. Outen was the husband of Mable “Nickye” Casey Outen, the Love of his Life for 66 years. He...
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David D. YEARICK

April 29, 1926 - October 26, 2016

Dr. David Yearick went Home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 26, at the McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, SC. He was born in 1926 in Lock Haven, PA, the son of Harry O. Yearick, Sr., and Martha R. Yearick. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret (Bobbie) Cochran Yearick, his son Bob (Nancee Lee) of Greenville, daughter Marla (Ted) Allston of Taylors, and daughter...
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Ruth L. STODDARD

September 27, 1926 - October 26, 2016

Ruth Lanford Stoddard passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Born September 27, 1926 in Woodruff, SC she was a daughter of Arthur Floyd and Era Willis Lanford. Ruth retired from Greenville County and was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church of Greenville. She is survived by a son, Roger D. Stoddard and wife Connie; one grandson, Tyler Peach of Taylors; a brother Cecil Lanford of...
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Michael Warren Ogborne

October 31, 1939 - October 24, 2016

Michael W. Ogborne was born in Laurelton, New Jersey on October 31, 1939 to James and Nadeen Ogborne. His early years were spent in Lakewood, NJ, attending Lakewood and Freehold Regional High Schools. Following, he attended Valley Forge Military Academy on a track scholarship, Wake Forest University on a football scholarship, and graduated Pre-Med from Hillsdale College in Michigan. He excelled...
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John H. Smetana

September 8, 1930 - October 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Mary L. Orr

December 19, 1924 - October 22, 2016

Mary Orr, born December 19, 1924 passed away October 22, 2016 at McCall Hospice House after several months of declining health and a sudden critical illness.She is preceded in death by her parents Claude Vaughn and Elizabeth Shirley Leslie of Easley, her husband W. C. “Red” Orr, her daughter Rita Reeves of Piedmont, her son Leslie Orr of the home and her youngest brother Vaughn Leslie...
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Elizabeth Flinkingshelt

September 13, 1919 - October 22, 2016

Elizabeth Flinkingshelt, 97, of Greenville, SC, went to be with her Heavenly Father on October, 22, 2016. She was born in Elloree, SC on September 13, 1919; the daughter of the late Byers and Florence Heatley.Surviving is her son; Herman Flinkingshelt (Janice); her grandsons; Keith Flinkingshelt (Shelley) and Kevin Flinkingshelt (Stephanie); three step-grandchildren; Lamar Keeler (Angie), Shantel...
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Dwight A. Newton

May 8, 1936 - October 16, 2016

Dwight Albert Newton, 80, of Greenville, SC, passed away on October 16, 2016.Born in Melrose, MA, Dwight was the son of the late Waldo Earle Newton and Helen Boyce Metcalf. Dwight was preceded in death by his brother, Earle Newton and his sister, Marjorie Hallowell, and the mother of his children, Linda Kerr Harrison.He is survived by his boloved wife of 37 years, Edyth Newton and his children...
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Spero S. PETRAKOS

May 14, 1932 - October 16, 2016

Spero “Speedy” Steve Petrakos, 84, of Greenville, passed away October 16, 2016.Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Steve and Pat Petrakos. He was a 1955 graduate of Furman University. He enlisted into the US Air Force and served six years where he became a Staff Sergeant. Speedy retired after 20 years in retail sales with Belks. Speedy was an avid reader, gardener...
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Joan D. Lynn

November 27, 1937 - October 16, 2016

Joan Dryman Lynn, 78, widow of Charles E. Lynn, passed from this life at the McCall Hospice House on October 16, 2016. Joan was born in Franklin, NC, and was the eldest child of the late Ressie and William Dryman. Joan was a retired Registered Nurse, having spent her career at Greenville County Detox Center, Greenville Memorial Hospital and St. Francis Hospital. She was a member of Reedy Fork...
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Richard Elton Gray

December 8, 1935 - October 15, 2016

Richard E. Gray, 80, of Taylors, SC, went home to be with his Lord on October 15, 2016, after a brief illness. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, on December 8, 1935 and was the son of the late Edward Ryland Gray and Letha Price Gray. He was a graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School and Bob Jones University where he received both undergraduate and master's degrees. He taught on the junior...
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Edna Catherine Edwards

March 6, 1929 - October 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Cheryl Ann MUSCELLA

November 11, 1956 - October 13, 2016

Cheryl Ann Muscella, 59, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 13, 2016.Born in Lewistown, PA, she was the daughter of Donald and Mary Strausser. She is survived by her two sons; Brian and Marc (Stefanie) Muscella; five beloved grandchildren; two sisters; Valerie (Steve) Wolensky; and Paula (Stephen) Leung; one brother Michael (Jeanna) Strausser; and many nieces and nephews.A...
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Lawrence D. Carrier

April 18, 1945 - October 9, 2016

A Life Remembered: Lawrence “Larry” Douglas Carrier, 71, joined his Savior in Heaven on Sunday, October 9, 2016 after a courageous 20–month battle with cancer. He was at home with his family in Taylors, SC.Larry was born on April 18, 1945 in Atlanta, GA to the late William Silas Carrier, a professional musician, and Willene Daniel Carrier, part-time musician, homemaker, and...
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Evangeline Hyder Wells

April 24, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Gwendoline M. Garnett

December 25, 1936 - October 8, 2016

Gwendoline M. Garnett, 79, of Taylors, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Born December 25, 1936 in Acton, England, she was the daughter of the late Samuel T. and Annie P. Skelley.Gwen was preceded in death by her husband Bobby R. Garnett.She is survived by three children, David Garnett and his wife Shari of Carbondale, IL; Kathy Childress and her husband Martin of...
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Doris G. Goodwin

August 3, 1928 - October 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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William H. Berry

June 23, 1929 - October 6, 2016

William H. Berry, Jr., 87, of McCormick, SC passed away Thursday, October 7, 2016. Born in Louisville, KY, he was the son of William and Elizabeth Berry. Bill obtained both a bachelor's and master's degree and was a successful chemical engineer during his long career. Bill met and married his wife Julia in 1952. He is predeceased by his wife Julia and daughter Julia Lisa.A funeral service...
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Chongsook CHOE

March 10, 1932 - October 6, 2016

Services for Chongsook Choe will be held Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 3:00pm at The Mackey Mortuary. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.Visitation will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the mortuary.
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Samuel Mills Hunter

April 28, 1937 - October 5, 2016

Samuel Mills Hunter, Sr., 79, of Greenville, passed away October 5, 2016.Born in Wilmington, NC he was the son of the late Mills and Gertrude Hunter.Sam graduated from The Citadel with a degree in English. After serving in the Army he began his career with Jackson Mills in Wellford, retiring when the mill was closed. He was a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church.Surviving are his three...
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Margaret B. Schilling

April 30, 1917 - October 3, 2016

Margaret Buser Schilling, 99, of Greer, passed away October 3, 2016.Born in Thomas, WV to Harley Buser and Gladys Newcomer Buser, Margaret was the widow of Robert N. Schilling who died in 1975. She was predeceased by a brother, sister and son, Alan Kirk Schilling. She is survived by a daughter, Judith Schilling of Vallejo, CA; two grandchildren, Dominic (Sayra) Spediacci and Catlin Spediacci;...
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Judy Carole Cofer

February 22, 1949 - October 2, 2016

To know Judy was to love her. On October 2, 2016 she went home to be with Jesus. A genuinely beautiful soul who knew only love and compassion for others, she embodied all that is good in the human spirit. She fiercely loved her family and was truly happiest when they were all together, usually at her home, which was always home base for anything family related. She held many roles in her life;...
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Jean Marie Finch

April 3, 1943 - October 1, 2016

Jean Marie Finch, 73, of Taylors, died Saturday, October 1, 2016.Born in Taylors she was a daughter of the late James Charles and Marie Hudson Phillips.Jean worked in retail and was a member of Hillside Baptist Church.Surviving are her sons, Tommy Finch and his wife Katherine and Keith Finch and his wife Lisa all of Taylors; sisters, Geraldine Crain and her husband Richard of Greer; Martha Garner...
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Judith Liggett Adcock

March 22, 1937 - September 30, 2016

Judy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1937 and was the daughter Mary Louise Beerbower Liggett and Frank Rahm Liggett, Jr.She died peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016.Judy grew up in St. Petersburg, FL and attended St. Mary’s school in Raleigh, NC. In 1957, she married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Dan Adcock. Judy and Dan moved to Greenville, SC in 1969...
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JoAnn F. Shride

February 18, 1935 - September 29, 2016

JoAnn Foster Shride died peacefully on September 29, 2016.JoAnn is survived by her husband Larry Shride, son; Brian Lee Shride, daughters; Annette Shride Penland and husband David Thomas Penland, Julie Shride Merriman and husband Daniel Lee Merriman, Kelli Lorraine Shride. Grandchildren include; Andrew Joseph Merriman, Samuel Ross Penland, Lindsey Elaine Merriman, Cody Alexander Penland, and...
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Loc Cuu Nguyen

December 28, 1943 - September 28, 2016

Anthony Marie Loc Cuu Nguyen of Greenville, husband to Xuan Thanh Doan, passed away on September 28th, 2016.Born on December 28th, 1943 in Hue, Viet Nam, Mr. Nguyen served in the South Viet Nam Military prior to 1973. He retired from National Cabinet Lock in 2013.In addition to his wife of 50 years, Mr. Nguyen is survived by two sons: Tan Nguyen of Atlanta, GA, and Vu Nguyen of Greenville, SC;...
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Verda P. Fayssoux

April 21, 1916 - September 27, 2016

Verda Poole Fayssoux, age 100, widow of R. Scott Fayssoux passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Greenville Glen. She retired from the Greenville Hospital System and was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She is survived by 5 children, Lila Moseley (Milner) of Piedmont, SC, Morgan Fayssoux of Greenville, SC, Mary Jo Garner (Carlos) of Brevard, NC, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Fayssoux ...
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Julia Grider Berry

August 4, 1927 - September 27, 2016

Julia Grider Berry, 89, of McCormick, SC passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Born in Bowling Green, KY, she was the daughter of Robert and Agatha Layson. Julia attended Traphagen School of Fashion in New York. She met and married her husband William Berry in 1952. Julia is pre-deceased by her daughter, Julia Lisa, and is survived by her loving husband of 63 years. A funeral service will be...
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Mark Hamilton Saunders

September 8, 1962 - September 22, 2016

Mark Hamilton Saunders, 54, of Simpsonville, passed away September 22, 2016.Born in Rock Hill, he was the son Don Saunders, of Rock Hill and the late Bernadine Saunders.Mark graduated from Rock Hill High School and Winthrop University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He began his career with Bowater Carolina and most recently with Spectrum Reach, where he was most respected...
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Violet Nipper

January 16, 1926 - September 22, 2016

Violet Ruth “Dollie” Nipper, 90, of Rolling Green Village, passed away September 22, 2016.Born in Okmulgee, OK, she was the daughter of the late Blake and Olga Hines Wallace. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Nip” Nipper; and her siblings, Lavon, Helen, Bob and Warren.Dollie was a longtime member of Devenger Road Presbyterian Church and also was a member...
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Rose Marie L Wright

November 5, 1936 - September 22, 2016

Rose Lawhorn Wright, 79, of Greer, passed away September 22, 2016 at McCall Hospice House.Born in Washington, DC she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ina Lawhorn.She retired from Wright Metal Products where the staff loved her homemade pies and cakes. She loved to cook, fish, travel, spend time with her dog and playing in the pool with her grandchildren.Surviving is her loving husband of...
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James Alan Hopkins

November 25, 1941 - September 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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William J. Fedder

July 10, 1929 - September 19, 2016

W. Jerry Fedder, 87, of Greer, SC, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016.Jerry is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy G. Fedder, daughter, Karen of Charleston, SC, his son and daughter-in-law, Herbert and Josephine, of Seneca, SC, and grandchildren, Leah Fuller of Summerville, and Jacob of Tel Aviv, Israel.He was preceded in death by his brother Ross and sister-in-law, Helen.Educated in the...
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Dorothy Rabb Hammond

October 24, 1924 - September 17, 2016

Dorothy “Dot” Rabb Hammond, 91, wife of the late John Belton Hammond, passed away September 17, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late James MacMillan and Grace Rabb. Preceding her in death were her siblings, Georgina Powell and James MacMillan Rabb, Jr.Dot graduated from Furman University, Class of 1945. She was a longtime member of Taylors First Baptist Church...
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Lyla Addis Haggard

September 29, 1940 - September 17, 2016

Lyla Addis Haggard, 75, of Greenville, passed away on September 17, 2016. Lyla was born in Greenville, SC in 1940. She is the oldest daughter of William and Loyie Addis. She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church during her youth. She graduated from Traveler’s Rest High School in 1958; graduated from Furman University in 1962. She also has a master’s degree from Clemson...
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Marvin Russell Cobb

November 14, 1932 - September 14, 2016

Marvin Russell Cobb, 83, of Taylors, SC passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016.Born November 14, 1932 in Westminster, SC, Marvin was a son of the late Jordan Hughes Cobb and Claudia Collins Cobb. He graduated from Clemson College with a degree in electrical engineering in 1961. He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration after 30 years of government service. Marvin was a member of...
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Faye Rampey O Beam

December 12, 1919 - September 12, 2016

Faye Owens Beam, 96, of Piedmont, passed away September 12, 2016.Born in Greenwood County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Frederick and Julia Boland Rampey. She attended Pomaria Elementary and Secondary Schools and attended St. John’s Lutheran Church. The last surviving member of immediate family, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Elmer Rampey, Janie Rampey Sims and...
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Betty Cox Hughes

August 29, 1933 - September 12, 2016

Betty Cox Hughes of Greenville, SC passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.Born in Reidsville, NC, she was the daughter of Robert Avery and Ada Watkins Cox. She grew up in Reidsville and graduated from Piedmont Bible College with a degree in Religious Education. From her youth onward she dedicated her life to the service of her Lord.She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Robert J. Hughes. She...
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Betty H. Perrine

May 26, 1934 - September 11, 2016

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Elizabeth A. Polk

April 18, 1931 - September 10, 2016

Elizabeth Sullivan Polk, 85, of Greenville, passed away September 10, 2016.Born in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Lee O. Sullivan and Mattie Wynn Hambrick and was a graduate of Greenville High School. Elizabeth and her husband owned and operated Mahlon Polk Cleaners for over 50 years. She was a lifelong member of Sans Souci Baptist Church.Surviving are her husband of 66 years,...
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Charles Eugene Pruitt

July 26, 1938 - September 8, 2016

Charles “Chuck” Eugene Pruitt, 78, of 1415 Pelham Road died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at his home.He was born in Mt. Airy, NC and the son of the late Fred Lawrence Pruitt and Annie Virginia Bailey. He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Lynne McClement Pruitt.Chuck graduated from Wake Forest University in 1962 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He then spent 6 months in the US...
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Lauren Elizabeth Kline

October 16, 1989 - September 7, 2016

Her smile was like a sunflower, her heart as honey.Born October 16, 1989 in Danbury, CT and passed September 7, 2016 in Greenville, SC. She graduated Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant, SC in 2007.Lauren was the daughter of Carole V. Angeley (SC) and William C. Kline (MI).She is survived by her brother Michael W. Kline (SC) and stepbrother Jesse S. Angeley (MA), aunts Margie Decarli and Trish...
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Melvin L. Box

June 4, 1931 - September 7, 2016

Melvin L. Box, born June 4, 1931 entered into eternal rest, September 7, 2016 in his 85th year. He is survived by his wife Linda, loving children, Linda Jane, Leslie Ann, Lori Jean, and Randall Louis; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at a later date when family members can come together. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greer Rehabilitation...
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Norma Fowler Crume

May 2, 1923 - September 7, 2016

Norma Fowler Crume, 93, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016.A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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Esther A. MARCOUX

June 16, 1927 - September 5, 2016

Esther Ruth Marcoux, 89, of Taylors, SC passed away Monday, September 5, 2016.Born in Houghton, NY, Mrs. Marcoux was a daughter of the late Roy M. Allen and Millie Allen. She had a heart of hospitality in serving others. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Meribeth Wynn, Camilla Anderson, and Mary Anna McDonald; and a brother, Gerald Allen.She is survived by her...
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Ivonne Zapata Laster

December 28, 1961 - September 5, 2016

Gary was born in Sikeston, MO. He was the son of Hurley and Nancy Laster.He is survived by his sons Robert and Steven Laster and many nieces and nephews.Ivonne was born in Germany as her father was in the Army and stationed there during that time. She was the daughter of Ruben and Gloria Zapata. She is survived by her siblings, Mildred Cruz, Gloria McCracken, Eric Zapata, and Wanda Zapata. ...
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Mary Ellen Burk

April 5, 1931 - September 4, 2016

Mary Ellen Burk (Granny) went to heaven on Sunday September 4, 2016, back into the loving arms of her husband Ken Burk (Little Fella or Buddy). Mary Ellen was a resident at NHC in Mauldin, SC. Where is was assisted by the loving staff with her struggle with Alzheimer’s. Granny was born in Lake Placid NY on April 5, 1931 to Edgar and Margaret Kennedy.Mary Ellen was a graduate of Peru High...
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Walter Eugene COGGIN

November 22, 1937 - September 4, 2016

W. Eugene “Gene” Coggin, 78, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016.Born in Atlanta, GA, Gene was a son of the late Daniel Hungerford Coggin, Sr. and Imogene Kincannon Coggin. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp and graduated from Southern Technical Institute. Gene worked for 40 years in the apparel industry, including time at Piedmont Industries and FGP International....
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Gary Wayne Laster

April 3, 1960 - September 3, 2016

Gary was born in Sikeston, MO. He was the son of Hurley and Nancy Laster.He is survived by his sons Robert and Steven Laster and many nieces and nephews.Ivonne was born in Germany as her father was in the Army and stationed there during that time. She was the daughter of Ruben and Gloria Zapata. She is survived by her siblings, Mildred Cruz, Gloria McCracken, Eric Zapata, and Wanda Zapata. ...
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Lois Thackston Boroughs

April 8, 1926 - September 1, 2016

Lois Thackston Boroughs, 90, of Greenville, SC went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, September 1, 2016.Born in Anderson, SC of the late Edward and Mabel Thackston. She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Southern Bell after 37 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.She is survived by her loving...
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Walter Ray Slagle

April 6, 1929 - August 31, 2016

Walter Ray Slagle of Taylors, SC, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31st. He served his country in the Marine Corps between World War II and the Korean conflict. Walt was in the 2nd Service Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was a member of the South Pacific Pistol and Rifle Team, and was stationed in Guam for the duration of his military service. He was preceded in death by his first...
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Mary Ruth Morgan

April 23, 1926 - August 31, 2016

Mary R. Morgan, 90, born April 23, 1926 of Greenville, SC, beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt went peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie Morgan; her daughter, Carline Turner; her parents, Nellie and Robert Miller; all of her siblings, Richard, Rob, Grady, Walt, Grace, Lydell and Jean.She is survived by her daughter, Tonda...
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Patricia W. Berry

August 29, 1931 - August 28, 2016

Patricia (Pat) Ann White Berry, 84, of Greenville, died on August 28, 2016 at her home.She was the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Helen S. White. She grew up in Greenville, SC and graduated Greenville High School with the class of 1949. She attended Columbia College. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Greenville.She is survived by her children, Thomas Steven Berry (Lori)...
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Suzanne Faris Heape

April 8, 1928 - August 28, 2016

Suzanne “Suzy” Maxwell Faris Heape, 88, of Greenville, passed away August 28, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Meriwether Stuart and Willa Nix Faris.Mrs. Heape was a graduate of Sullins College and Furman University. She was a member of First Baptist Greenville and the Fidelis Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Greenville Country Club, Poinsett Club,...
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Jack Morton

March 23, 1930 - August 26, 2016

Jack L. Morton, 86, of Greenville SC, died August 26, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth “Lib”, children Greg (Anita) Morton, Lynne (Jeff) Brown and David (Angela) Morton; and grandchildren, Laura (Andrew) Moore, 2nd LT Mitchell (Katie) Morton, USMC, Caroline Morton, Zachary Brown and Danielle Brown.He was a graduate of The University of South Carolina with a BS...
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Margaret Huskey

May 10, 1933 - August 25, 2016

Sara Margaret Cunningham Huskey, wife of the late Ronald Dale Huskey, Sr., died August 25, 2016.Mrs. Huskey was the daughter of the late Amos and Louise Cunningham. Mrs. Huskey was employed with PYA-Monarch and retired after 25 years of service. She was an active member and Deacon of Augusta Heights Baptist Church and also a member of the Joy Sunday School Class.Mrs. Huskey had a great love for...
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Robert D. Barber

June 4, 1917 - August 25, 2016

Mr. Barber was born in Vicksburg, MI the son of the late Dora and Thomas Barber. He was the youngest of ten children. He attended Western Michigan University on a full baseball scholarship and majored in Secondary Education. He taught 37 years in Michigan and with the last 7 years constructing houses in a technical training program for high school students.He was a faithful and active member of...
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Harrison R. King

June 24, 1926 - August 20, 2016

Harrison Richards King, 90, of Greenville, SC passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016.Born in Bryson City, NC, Mr. King was the son of the late Warren Nickerson King and Lucy Eleanor Hancock King. He served with the U.S. Marines in South Pacific during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America. Mr. King served as a deacon and elder at Second Presbyterian Church...
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Tommy Mike Mattos

August 8, 1933 - August 16, 2016

Tommy Mike Mattos, Sr., 83, of Simpsonville, SC passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at his home.Born in Spartanburg, SC, Mr. Mattos was a son of the late George J. and Ollie P. Mattos. A four-year Letterman in football, he graduated from Clemson University in 1956. An avid golfer, coach, and mentor for football and basketball, Mr. Mattos was also a Shriner and a Mason. In addition to his parents...
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Harvey Clinton Dellinger

March 29, 1946 - August 16, 2016

Harvey Clinton Dellinger was born March 29, 1946 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Henry Clinton Dellinger and Martha Sherrill Dellinger. He died August 16, 2016 after a brief illness. Harvey graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BFA in Commercial Art. His advertising career included work at Virginia Tech, Goudelock Advertising, Leslie Advertising, Henderson Advertising,...
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James Edwin Hall

April 20, 1924 - August 13, 2016

James E. Hall, 92, of Meadow Lane, Anderson, passed away Saturday August 13, 2016. He was born in Greenville on April 20, 1924 to the late James Edwin and Louisa Trammell Hall. He was married to the late Margaret Byers Hall for 50 years. He is survived by a daughter, Margaret (Penny) Hall Ruark, and her husband, Ed, of Tampa, FL; two sons, James Edwin (Jim) and his wife, Susan, of Hawaii; Roy...
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Hoyle Afton Dixon

April 17, 1918 - August 13, 2016

Hoyle Afton Dixon, passed peacefully on August 13, 2016 in his 98th year. Hoyle was born April 17, 1918 in Walnut Grove, MO to the late Fenton and Ellen Dixon. He graduated from Walnut Grove High School, where he met and married his wife of 75 years, Nora. She preceded him in death in January of this year. Hoyle served in the Army Air Force for three years, stationed in Alaska during World War...
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William A. Moore

August 19, 1927 - August 13, 2016

William “Bill” Moore, 88, of Cottages of Brushy Creek, passed away August 13, 2016.Born in West Blocton, AL, on August 19, 1927, he was the son of the late William T. and Lennie Collins Moore. Bill was married to his devoted wife Norma West Moore for 58 years. She preceded him in death in 2005.A graduate of Massey Business College, Bill began a long term construction career with...
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Michael M. Kleinfelter

February 24, 1951 - August 12, 2016

Michael M. Kleinfelter was born February 24, 1951 in Baltimore, MD to Melvin J. and Margaret Williams Kleinfelter. Mike, as he was affectionately called, graduated from Goldsboro High School in North Carolina and then attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh. While he was in college he met and married his wife Peggy Jean Gurley of Mt. Olive. He went on to graduate from NCSU in 1975...
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Dora W. Hicks

September 30, 1934 - August 12, 2016

Dora Wilkinson Hicks, 81, went to be with the Lord on August 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Known to her family as Mimi, she was a native of Newnan, GA, and the daughter of the late Frank Stacy and Florence Gertrude Wilkinson. Mimi was a homemaker, faithful wife, loving mother, grandmother, and a prayer warrior for those she loved. After graduation from Newnan High School, she...
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Effie Lloyd Allen Beattie

July 17, 1929 - August 12, 2016

Effie Lloyd Allen Beattie, wife of the late Dannitte Mays Beattie, died August 12, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Walter Hames and Effie Lloyd Pegues Allen. She was a member of Christ Church Episcopal and associated with the Colonial Dames, Hugenot Society, The Assembly and Carolina Foothills Garden Club.Surviving are her three daughters, Susanne Pegues Beattie and her...
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Charlie Foster

October 8, 1943 - August 11, 2016

Charlie Foster, passed away August 11, 2016.Visitation: Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at Mackey Mortuary.
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