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

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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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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Mary Owens Pace

July 28, 1916 - January 14, 2015

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

March 15, 1924 - January 12, 2015

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

January 31, 1938 - January 11, 2015

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

January 6, 1939 - January 11, 2015

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

February 13, 1919 - January 7, 2015

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

April 6, 1949 - January 5, 2015

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

February 19, 1945 - January 3, 2015

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

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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Harry Gasque Batson

November 14, 1927 - November 4, 2014

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

August 4, 1931 - November 3, 2014

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

November 4, 1939 - November 3, 2014

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

May 17, 1937 - November 2, 2014

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

March 2, 1933 - October 29, 2014

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

February 16, 1925 - October 21, 2014

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

May 10, 1930 - October 21, 2014

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

July 24, 1917 - October 21, 2014

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

July 11, 1958 - October 16, 2014

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

January 20, 1965 - October 15, 2014

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

November 23, 1930 - October 13, 2014

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Patsy Davis Sisson

December 8, 1932 - October 13, 2014

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Frank Fric

November 5, 1923 - October 12, 2014

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

June 11, 1913 - October 12, 2014

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

September 10, 1946 - October 12, 2014

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

June 13, 1920 - October 10, 2014

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

November 3, 1923 - October 9, 2014

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

December 22, 1931 - October 7, 2014

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

April 11, 1922 - October 7, 2014

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

November 11, 1936 - October 6, 2014

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

May 11, 1950 - October 6, 2014

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

August 14, 1982 - October 4, 2014

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

October 24, 1924 - October 2, 2014

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

March 8, 1916 - September 30, 2014

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

January 28, 1912 - September 30, 2014

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William McFall Pearce

October 3, 1950 - September 29, 2014

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

February 1, 1927 - September 29, 2014

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

August 20, 1932 - September 28, 2014

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

August 11, 1954 - September 27, 2014

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

May 9, 1948 - September 24, 2014

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

December 6, 1943 - September 10, 2014

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

November 25, 1910 - September 10, 2014

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

April 22, 1919 - September 5, 2014

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Gerald Lamar Brown

September 3, 1945 - August 30, 2014

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

March 10, 1939 - August 30, 2014

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

March 19, 1965 - August 30, 2014

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

July 7, 1924 - August 29, 2014

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

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

November 12, 1926 - August 25, 2014

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

March 10, 1931 - August 25, 2014

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

July 21, 1940 - August 22, 2014

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