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

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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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

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Patsy Davis Sisson

December 8, 1932 - October 13, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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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

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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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

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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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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Polly L. BRIDWELL

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

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Louie A. CLAYTON

September 5, 1923 - August 22, 2014

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

August 18, 1938 - August 19, 2014

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

October 19, 1932 - August 17, 2014

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

December 16, 1930 - August 14, 2014

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

December 19, 1920 - August 12, 2014

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

February 10, 1920 - August 1, 2014

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

October 12, 1932 - August 1, 2014

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

January 2, 1948 - July 26, 2014

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

June 29, 1920 - July 19, 2014

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

May 24, 1945 - July 19, 2014

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

September 3, 1948 - July 14, 2014

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

April 2, 1923 - July 7, 2014

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

April 24, 1923 - July 6, 2014

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

December 2, 1941 - July 5, 2014

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

May 20, 1965 - July 4, 2014

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

March 13, 1921 - June 30, 2014

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

April 24, 1946 - June 30, 2014

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

March 5, 1936 - June 29, 2014

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

October 27, 1940 - June 29, 2014

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

May 8, 1924 - June 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Harold Lamar Cocanower

August 6, 1930 - June 21, 2014

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

June 13, 1925 - June 17, 2014

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

February 29, 1920 - June 16, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Pauline E Mc Gill

August 23, 1923 - June 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Jane Helen Goldin

April 12, 1937 - June 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Sandra Lynne Cantey

August 26, 1964 - June 7, 2014

Sandra Newell Cantey, 49 of Simpsonville, SC entered into eternal rest on June 7, 2014. She was born in Groton, Connecticut on August 26, 1964 to Doug Newell and Diana Newell Sexton. She is survived by her husband, Michael F. Cantey of Simpsonville, SC, her son Michael J. Cantey and her daughter Brittany Cantey; her sister Gayle Anderson and husband Robert of Apopka FL, her brother Mitch Newell...
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Mildred Elizabeth Ayers

November 11, 1928 - June 4, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Rose Marie McFie

December 11, 1923 - May 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Mildred L. Wages

May 11, 1923 - May 27, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Max Eugene Radford

May 21, 1953 - May 27, 2014

Max Eugene Radford, Jr., 61, passed away Tuesday morning, May 27, 2014 after a battle with cancer.Born in Rutherfordton, N.C., he was a son of the late Max Eugene and Erika Schulz Radford.Max was retired as a food broker. His favorite pastimes were a good game of golf and an afternoon of fishing.He is survived by his sister, Cynthia R. Burgess and husband, Ronald of Marietta; and his brother,...
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Virginia Allison Cureton

January 26, 1913 - May 24, 2014

Virginia Allison Cureton, 101, widow of Roy W. Cureton, passed away at NHC, Anderson, SC May 24, 2014.Born in Black Mountain, North Carolina, she was the daughter of William C. Allison and Margaret Daugherty Allison. Mrs. Cureton taught elementary school in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. After her marriage, she was a homemaker and active in civic affairs in Greenville, SC and Anderson, SC.Mrs....
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Sara Maxine Hudson

September 17, 1926 - May 19, 2014

Sara Maxine Hudson, 87, of Columbia, IL and formerly of Greenville, passed away on May 19, 2014.Born in Greenville on September 17, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Carl and Ollie Boswell Guest. Sara married the late Lt. Commander James E. Hudson, US Navy, Retired on August 25, 1950. He passed away March 24, 1995.Sara is survived by her daughter Debra (Michael) Harres of Millstadt, IL, her...
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Thomas Geoffrey Lyons

May 18, 2014

Thomas G. Lyons, of Simpsonville, died Sunday. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Ralph Jack and Elinor Mather Lyons. He was an Air Force Veteran and retired pilot from Continental Airlines.Surviving are his wife, Liudmila Goncharova Lyons; a daughter, Senta Jones; a sister, Elizabeth Kolb and a brother, Richard Y. Lyons.Services will be held 11:30 am Friday in St. Anthony of Padua...
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Thomas Geoffrey Lyons

May 18, 2014

Thomas G. Lyons, of Simpsonville, died Sunday. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Ralph Jack and Elinor Mather Lyons. He was an Air Force Veteran and retired pilot from Continental Airlines.Surviving are his wife, Liudmila Goncharova Lyons; a daughter, Senta Jones; a sister, Elizabeth Kolb and a brother, Richard Y. Lyons.Services will be held 11:30 am Friday in St. Anthony of Padua...
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Helen Ruth Heuer

November 23, 1929 - May 18, 2014

Helen Ruth Heuer, 84, formerly of Niagara Falls and North Tonawanda, NY, passed away May 18, 2014.Helen was the daughter of the late Henry and Sophia Sattelberg Heuer. She worked for many years as an executive assistant in the construction industry in New York and South Carolina. She also was an accomplished musician in piano, organ and voice, having studied at the Eastman School of Music in...
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Shirley Dean Parkhill

April 12, 1929 - May 17, 2014

Shirley Dean Parkhill, wife of James (Jim) E. Parkhill, Sr., passed away Saturday. Born in Greenville and grew up in Spartanburg, she was a daughter of the late Creston W. and Margert Jones Dean, Sr. She was a member of Hope Presbyterian Church and was a retired receptionist for Piedmont Overhead Door.Surviving beside her husband is a daughter, Terri Parkhill; a son, James E. and his wife, B. J...
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John Andrew Bolen

February 7, 1938 - May 17, 2014

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Daniel L. Ellis

February 4, 1936 - May 16, 2014

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Ralph Henry Baehr

February 5, 1935 - May 8, 2014

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Evlyn Sandel Boyd

January 22, 1919 - May 6, 2014

Evlyn Sandel Boyd, 95, widow of Marion Dove Boyd passed away May 6, 2014.  Born in Fountain Inn, SC she was the daughter of the late Elvin Shuford and Lula Woods Sandel.  Preceding her in death are her sister Virginia Sandel Mood (Ashleigh), her brother Elvin Shuford Sandel, Jr., "Bill", her son-in-law Harold James Hodges "Hank".  Also preceding her in death...
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Harrison L. (Hap) Marshall

August 26, 1923 - April 27, 2014

Harrison L. (Hap) Marshall Born on August 26, 1923, Hap was the fifth child of Brooks and Carrie Marshall. Although born in Greenwood, he spent most of his childhood in Belton, SC, unless the family was in Cedar Mountain, NC, where goat's milk and fresh mountain air turned this sickly little boy into a strong healthy child. Surrounded by family and friends that he dearly loved, it is no...
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Patricia Flick

November 28, 1949 - April 26, 2014

Patricia Kane Flick, 64, former resident of Greenville, passed away April 26, 2014. Born in Queens, NY, she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine Kane. She retired from Xpedx and was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Surviving are her loving family, her daughter Chrissie Abbott and her husband Chandler, of Charlotte; her son Bill Flick and his wife Becky, of Ft....
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Vivian Young McElmoyle

June 16, 1912 - April 25, 2014

Vivian Young McElmoyle, 101, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at The Cottages of Brushy Creek, Greer, SC. Mrs. McElmoyle was the widow of Thomas L. McElmoyle and the mother of Richard D. McElmoyle (Nell) and Cynthia McElmoyle Kellar (Henry), both of Greer, and Thomas L. McElmoyle Jr. (Gail) of Fort Mill, SC. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was born June...
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Laura Alice Daugherty

October 16, 1925 - April 24, 2014

Laura A.Daughtery, 88, of Greenville, died peacefully in her home Thursday, April 24, 2014. Born in Spartanburg County, a daughter of the late Cloyd L. and Maggie E. Gibson, she was a Navy Veteran of WWII. She loved Jesus and served Him faithfully. Beside her husband, George W. Daugherty she was predeceased by sisters, Willie Shepherd, Georgia Gibson, Sybil Johnson and brothers, C. L. Jr.,...
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Mary Emmalene McCormack

May 10, 1920 - April 22, 2014

Mary Emmalene McCormack, 93, widow of Edgar Preston McCormack, died Wednesday, April 22, 2014. Born May 10, 1920 in Labuco, Alabama she was the daughter of the late Lana H. Summerlin and Tressie McBee Summerlin and was pre-deceased by a sister Katherine in childhood. She and her husband moved to Greenville, South Carolina in 1989 to be closer to family. Here they became active members of...
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Wilbur J. Helferich

April 22, 2014

Wilbur J. Helferich, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late John Matthew and Elizabeth Maurer Helferich.Wilbur retired from Surgical Appliance Industries in Cincinnati and was previously employed by Garsons Shoes in Kenwood, Ohio. He faithfully attended Memorial United Methodist Church in Greer. He is survived by his...
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William Marion Gilfillin

April 21, 2014

Reverend William Marion Gilfillin died April 21, 2014. He was the son of the late Ruby and James McCown Gilfillin. He was predeceased by a brother James. Surviving are a brother Eugene and wife Carole, two nieces Beth Goodale and husband Russell, Cari Brown and husband Robert, nephews James Gilfillin III, three great nieces, Jordan, Peyton and Taylor Brown. Mr. Gilfillin grew up in...
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Sarah Jean Ott

May 9, 1955 - April 20, 2014

Sarah Jean Ott, age 58, passed away peacefully at home Sunday April 20th, the Day of Resurrection. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of Evelyn W. Ott and the late Dr. John F. Ott. She attended Augusta Circle School, where her mother taught for many years. She attended Hughes Jr High and Greenville Sr High and earned a degree in Liberal Arts at Brevard College, and an ASS degree in...
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Howard E. Helferich

April 19, 2014

Howard E. Helferich Greer, SC Howard E. Helferich, 86, devoted husband for 60 years of Virginia Jones Helferich, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late John Matthew and Elizabeth Maurer Helferich. He was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. Howard retired as Vice President of Manufacturing for Surgical Appliance...
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Ann C. Brown

April 18, 2014

Ann C. Brown Greenville, SC Mrs. Ann Campbell Brown, 85, passed away Friday morning, April 18, at her home. Born in Taylorsville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Rowe Bogle and Sophia Ann Cooper Campbell. Mrs. Brown was a graduate of the former Women's College of NC (UNCG). She was a loving mother to her children and was active in their PTAs, the Stone Lake Pool and an encourager...
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Dorothy Colmery Webster

October 29, 1915 - April 17, 2014

Dorothy Colmery Webster, 98, widow of Joseph Burton Webster, Jr. died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Born October 29, 1915 in Edwards, Mississippi, she was a daughter of the late William Gaither and Florence Hewes Colmery. She was reared and educated in Nashville, Tennessee, and was a graduate of Peabody Demonstration School and Ward-Belmont College in Nashville. In 1937 she moved with her...
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Delmar George Reedy

August 21, 1937 - April 17, 2014

Delmar George Reedy Greenville, SC Delmar George Reedy, 76, of Greenville, S.C., died peacefully at his home on Thursday April 17, 2014. "Del" Reedy was born to Marjorie Cousins and John Delmar Reedy on August 21, 1937 in Peckville, Pennsylvania. Del graduated from West Orange High School in West Orange, NJ in 1955. He served in the United States Navy from 1955 until he was...
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Oleta Wright Patrick

April 17, 2014

Oleta Wright Patrick Greenville, SC Oleta Wright Patrick went to be with her Lord on April 17, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Rev. Cooper Patrick, retired pastor of Overbrook Baptist Church after 28 years of service. Born in Azle, TX, she was a daughter of the late F. C. and Julia Newsome Wright. Mrs. Patrick was a pre-school teacher and a member of Overbrook Baptist...
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Arthur Wieder

July 27, 1918 - April 16, 2014

Arthur Andrew Wieder, 95, long time resident of N. Myrtle Beach, passed away April 16, 2014 at The Cottages of Brushy Creek, Greer, SC. Born July 27, 2918 in Brooklyn, NY, Arthur was the son of the late Arthur and Maria Wieder. He retired from the US Army as Lieutenant Colonel and served during World War II in Army Intelligence. He worked with the National Security Agency until his...
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Sherman A. Dye

April 12, 2014

Sherman Alton Dye, 69, passed away early Saturday evening April 12, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Porterdale, Georgia, he was a son of the late Morgan W. and Geraldine Baker Dye. Sherman was a graduate of Hart County High School. He worked at the Bob Jones Press, helping grow their business into what it is today. He started his own successful business in...
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Helen Ruth Bakeman

February 4, 1932 - April 12, 2014

Helen Coyle Bakeman, 82, of the Cliff's Valley in Travelers Rest, peacefully passed away on April 12, 2014 at the Rolling Green Village. Her loving husband of 56 years and her daughter were with her until the end. Helen was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. She was the daughter of Walter and Nellie Coyle of Portsmouth, Ohio both deceased. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest....
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Timothy James Smith

April 7, 2014

Timothy James Smith Greenville, SC Timothy James Smith, of Greenville, husband of Rosa G. Smith died April 7, 2014. Born in Augusta, Ga., Timothy was a son of Rev. Bobby L. and Margaret Cummings Smith. Timothy was a landscaper and served in the United States Navy. Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are his children, daughters, Jamie Smith of Ulysses, KS; Bobbie Jean Cox...
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Beverly Batson

April 7, 2014

Beverly Batson Greer, SC Beverly Carol Batson, 75, passed away peacefully Monday April 7, 2014. Born in Atlanta, GA she was a daughter of the late Clarence O. and Thelma Ellison Hinsdale. Beverly was a loving and devoted mother to her children, Nana to her grandchildren and friend to all. She was a member of Devenger Road Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her son and daughter...
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Frances Boland Elsberry

November 7, 1924 - April 6, 2014

Frances Boland Elsberry, 89, died April 6, 2014 at her home of natural causes. Frances was born November 7, 1924, in Greenville, South Carolina to Bennie Lee Boland and Mattie Willie Curry Boland. She was the seventh of 14 children. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1942. In December 1944, she married Homer Benjamin Elsberry, a native of Audubon, Iowa, who was serving in the U.S. Army...
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Jeffrey Alan Gully

July 1, 1981 - April 3, 2014

Jeffrey Alan Gully, 32, of Greer, passed away April 3, 2014. Born in Anderson, Jeff graduated from Riverside High School and Clemson University. He was a member of Kappa Sigma and the Church of Christ. Surviving are his parents, Jay and Debbie Gully; his wife, Cristee Gully; his brother and sister-in-law, David and Carey Gully; his niece and nephew, Celia and Beckett; and his stepdaughter,...
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Johannah Elizabeth Bell

October 2, 1925 - April 3, 2014

Johannah Elizabeth King Bell passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. She was born in Greenville, SC, on Oct. 2, 1925, the first of two children. Her younger sister is Anne Ballenger King McCuen (William G. McCuen). Her parents, Elizabeth "Bessie" Anne Ballenger, James Henry King, and her son, Stephen Marion Bell, predecease her. Jo and Charles S. Bell met while they both worked at S. D....
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Virginia E. Hinrichsen

June 24, 1934 - March 31, 2014

Virginia Ernestine Hinrichsen passed peacefully March 31, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in her 79th year. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Henry Josephs and Margaret Giaso Josephs. She is survived by a daughter, Christine Gushard.
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