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

McAdams Christopher

June 6, 1923 - July 26, 2016

McAdams Christopher, Jr., 93, of Greenville, died July 26, 2016.Born in Easley, he was the son of the late McAdams Christopher and Lucia Ellison Christopher.He was a graduate of Greenville High and Furman University. In his senior year at Furman, Mac served as a Naval Officer during World War II. He participated in the invasion of the Philippine Islands at Lingayen Gulf and in the invasion of...
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Mark Henry Samuel Berman

December 9, 1958 - July 24, 2016

Mark Henry Samuel Berman, 57, of Greenville, SC, passed away July 24, 2016 at his home surrounded by family. Mark was born December 9, 1958, in Durban, South Africa to Marion and Archie Berman. A chemical engineer with a Masters in Textile Engineering, Mark enjoyed working in the non-woven textile industry; most recently as project manager for Ahlstrom, headquartered in Finland.Spending time...
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William Wade Sissel

May 24, 1936 - July 24, 2016

William Wade Sissel, 80, husband of Jolene Ponder Sissel, passed away peacefully July 24, 2016.A graduate of Commerce High School and East Texas State University, Bill served our country in the US Army. After a career in industry, he retired from teaching in the School District of Greenville County after 20 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Mauldin.Surviving, in...
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Oscar Frontus Funderburk

December 12, 1939 - July 22, 2016

Oscar Frontus Funderburk, Jr., of Greenville, SC passed away Friday, July 22, 2016.Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Oscar F. Funderburk, Sr. and Ruth Jenkinson Funderburk. He was a 1958 graduate of Greenville Senior High School and a 1962 graduate of Clemson University with an Electrical Engineering Degree. He did further graduate work at NYU. Oscar served in the US Air Force...
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August 4, 1924 - July 20, 2016

David H. Dannheisser, 91, of Greenville, SC passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016.Born in Pensacola, FL, he was a son of the late Dr. B.V. Dannheisser and Frieda Goodman Dannheisser.Mr. Dannheisser, who was a retired Naval Officer, served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Carolina Golf and Tennis Club and Sertoma International. He volunteered with the Adopt A Highway...
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Amber Nola Abrams

June 26, 1972 - July 19, 2016

Amber Nola Abrams, 44, of Greer, SC went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, she was the daughter of Doug Nesbitt and Nola Pogany. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Amber loved the Lord and loved to serve others. She was an excellent chiropractor.In addition to her parents, she is survived by her loving husband of 13 years, Geoff...
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Brenda Sue Ball

February 28, 1949 - July 18, 2016

Brenda Sue Ball, 67, of Taylors, SC went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2016.Born in Portsmouth, OH, Brenda was the daughter of the late Garnet and Juanita Ball. She graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1967 and Bob Jones University in 1971. She also earned a Masters and Doctorate of Education from Bob Jones University. Brenda worked as a dormitory supervisor at Bob Jones University...
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Barry L. Rosson

June 17, 1933 - July 16, 2016

Barry Layne Rosson, 83, died Saturday, July 16, 2016. Born in 1933 in Floydada, Texas, he was the son of the late R. B. “Bob” Rosson and Opal White Rosson. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 1953 and served as an Air Force pilot from 1953– 58. He returned to the university in 1958 to pursue a graduate degree and was selected to be a teaching fellow in 1958-59,...
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JoAnn Gressette

July 22, 1934 - July 14, 2016

Jo Ann Adams Gressette, wife of John Thomas (Jake) Gressette went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 14, 2016, following a brief illness.Jo Ann was born on July 22nd in Hodge, LA to Valrus Guy and Nancy Smith Adams. She was married to Jake on January 26, 1958. As the wife of a pulp and paper engineer, she lived in many small towns in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and finally settled in...
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Martha F. Morgan

December 31, 1919 - July 14, 2016

Evelyn Ferguson Morgan, widow of Charles E. Morgan, died Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the age of 96.Preceding her in death were her three children, David Morgan, Charles Morgan and Beth Keeler; her siblings, Paul Ferguson, Mary Garner and Ann Garrett; and her grandson, Chuck Keeler.Surviving are her five grandchildren, Susan, Michael, Lisa, Denise, and Rachel; seven great grandchildren and nine...
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John Bainbridge Ferguson

January 31, 1936 - July 10, 2016

John Bainbridge Ferguson, Jr., passed away on July 10, 2016 at McCall Hospice House.His memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Fourth Presbyterian Church at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Graham Fellowship Hall. A private interment will take place in the church memorial garden prior to the service.John was born on January 31,...
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Doris Elizabeth Wright Goodlett

April 1, 1920 - July 8, 2016

Doris Wright Goodlett of Greenville.This lovely, cherished lady was born in 1920, the daughter of the late Harold and Bessie Wright. Independent to the end, she passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, July 8th. Doris grew up in Greenville, attended Greenville High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Furman University in 1941.Doris was active in theater at Furman, and then performed...
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Nickolaus Heinrich Mahlstedt

September 24, 1931 - July 8, 2016

Nickolaus H. Mahlstedt, Jr., 84, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016.Born in Augusta, GA, Mr. Mahlstedt was the son of the late Nickolaus H. Mahlstedt, Sr. and Lucille Crawford Mahlstedt. He was the widower of Betty Adams Mahlstedt. He was a graduate of Newberry College and USC Law School. Mr. Mahlstedt retired from Ohio Casualty Insurance Co. where he was a district claims manager. He served in the...
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Rosalina Sales Espinosa

September 10, 1927 - July 8, 2016

Rosalina Sales Espinosa "Seldom has God given so much to many people through one woman"A loyal wife, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and matriarch of the family, Rosalina Espinosa, age 92, of Greer, South Carolina, went home with peace and grace to be with our heavenly Father from natural causes on Friday, July 8, 2016, at St. Francis Downtown. Her final days were...
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Miriam Adelene Raines

December 5, 1946 - July 6, 2016

Miriam Adelene Raines, lovingly known as Mickey, passed away July 6, 2016.Born in Greenville County, she was the daughter of the late B. Fred and Miriam Ward Raines. For a number of years she was a Dental Hygienist at various dental practices and later was associated with PetSmart.Mickey was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church.Surviving are her siblings, Judy R. Young; Cindy Raines; and B....
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Ella Mae Green

February 26, 1922 - July 6, 2016

Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Ella Mae Marchbanks Green will be held at Mauldin United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 2:30pm. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:30pm – 2:15pm at the church. A private burial will follow the service.Ella Mae was born in Liberty, SC on February 26, 1922, and was the daughter of the late Rev. Claude Vance...
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Jack Dewey Owen

November 25, 1952 - July 3, 2016

Jack Dewey “Cracker Jack” Owen, 63, of Piedmont, passed away July 3, 2016.Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Dennis and Helen Owen. Surviving are his loving wife of 30 years, Patricia Chapman Owen; a son, Donnie Owen; a daughter, Chelsea Owen; two stepdaughters, Melissa McClain and Jessica Steadings; a sister, Janet Owen; a brother, Joey Owen; and five grandchildren.A...
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Michael Rushton

April 21, 1937 - July 2, 2016

Michael Rushton passed July 2, 2016. He was the loving husband of Maureen, his wife of 56 years.He was born in N. Staffordshire, England and graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, followed by a post graduate degree from Imperial College London and the London School of Economics.Mike was Captain of his inter-collegiate water polo team. He was employed by...
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Herbert Nodine

January 16, 1926 - June 30, 2016

Herbert Stanley Nodine, 90, of Greenville, SC passed away with his loving wife by his side on June 30, 2016. The son of the late J. W. and Ella Burton Nodine, Herb was a loving husband, stepfather, grandfather, and great-grandfather.Herb served in the United States Army in WWII and was awarded the American Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal,...
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Patricia Ann Cody

June 7, 1958 - June 30, 2016

Patricia Ann Cody, 58, of Greer, passed away at home June 30, 2016.Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was the daughter of Janice Hearon and the late John Hearon.Patty was a vibrant person who loved life. Her greatest joy was her family and grandchildren who lovingly called her Nanny. She was passionate about art and decorating; and she loved to play games. We are blessed to have had Patty in our...
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October 30, 1925 - June 29, 2016

William E. Liverman, 90, went Home to be with the Lord on June 29, 2016. He was born on October 30, 1925, the son of Louise and William E. Liverman, Sr., in Columbia, NC. He is survived by his second wife, Emma J. Liverman; one son, Stephen A. Liverman, of Perry Hall, MD; a daughter, Cheryl Ann Schenkel, who resides in Hanahan, SC; two grandsons, Brent and Mattew Schenkel of Goose Creek, SC;...
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Susan Strack McClure

February 11, 1956 - June 29, 2016

Susan Strack McClure(February 11, 1956 – June 29, 2016)Born in Anchorage, Alaska on February 11, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Major Francis Leroy Strack and the late Katherine McCoy Simonson. She was raised in Greenville, SC, where she graduated from Greenville High School in 1974. She attended Anderson College and later graduated from the University of South Carolina.She is...
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Leslie E. Goodwin

April 4, 1927 - June 27, 2016

Leslie E. “Les” Goodwin, age 89, died peacefully following a long illness, on June 27, 2016, at the Robert A. Barnes Center in Columbus, OH. He was born on April 4, 1927 in Hardy, MS to the late Thomas Webster and Margaret Louise (Aldridge) Goodwin. He graduated from Grenada High School, joined the U.S. Navy at age 17, and was stationed at Pearl Harbor at the end of World War...
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Pete G. Stathos

February 13, 1935 - June 27, 2016

Pete G. Stathos, 81, of 105 Baldwin Place, died June 27, 2016.Born in Sparta, Greece, he was the son of George and Stavroula Stathakos. He was preceded in death by his wife Litsa B. Stathos in 2003.Mr. Stathos was self-employed and owned the Pete’s Drive-In of Easley. He was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral and had served in AHEPA.Surviving are his son, Jimmy Stathos; his...
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Nirmal Dhand

December 12, 1941 - June 25, 2016

Nirmal Dhand, of Greer, passed away in death Saturday, June 25, 2016.Surviving are her husband, Vinod; daughter Sapna; a son-in-law and three grandchildren.Services will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00am at The Mackey Mortuary.
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Celia W. Clark

March 27, 1952 - June 25, 2016

Celia W. Clark, 64, of Greenville, South Carolina died Saturday, June 25, 2016 at McCall Hospice House of pancreatic cancer. Celia was the daughter of the late Betty Withington White and John Thomas White.She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and served Greenville County in the non-profit field as a social worker for more than 30 years.She is survived by her husband, Carl B....
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Mark Bryan Rudisill

November 11, 1959 - June 23, 2016

Mark Rudisill, son of Shirley Rudisill and the late William Plaxco (Rudy) Rudisill of Greenville SC died suddenly from a heart attack at the family home on Lake Keowee on the morning of June 23rd.Mark was born In Greenville Nov. 11, 1959 and graduated from Wade Hampton High School in 1978 and furthered his education at The College of Charleston and the Greenville Museum of Art. He was a lifelong...
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Patricia Lee Simmons

July 4, 1955 - June 23, 2016

Patricia Lee Simmons, 60, of Taylors, SC passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at home.Born in Greenville, SC, she was a daughter Gloria Dean Williams and the late William Richard Williams. She was a Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Downey Chapter 275. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Lee was huge dog lover and enjoyed reading. In addition to her father, she was preceded in...
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Carol Locke Rogers

August 30, 1920 - June 22, 2016

Carol Locke Rogers, 95, of Greenville, SC passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016.Born in Greenville County, Mrs. Rogers was a daughter of the late John D. Locke and Tommie Holcombe Locke. She was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlisle Rogers; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers.She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.A...
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William Spencer Wyche

March 10, 1954 - June 22, 2016

Arrangements will be announced at later date.
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Joan W. Detwyler

December 31, 1920 - June 19, 2016

Joan (“Joann”) Weaver Detwyler of Greenville died June 19, 2016, aged 95 years. She was born December 31, 1920 in Fairview, West Virginia to Lillian and Alonzo Weaver.She was married to Carl M. Detwyler for 70 years. They spent most of their married lives in the Washington, D.C. area and Mrs. Detwyler worked for many years at the Association of American Colleges. She is survived by...
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Claire Boyd Weston

August 15, 1922 - June 19, 2016

Mrs. Claire Boyd Weston, 93, died June 19, 2016.Claire was born in Bluefield, West Virginia on August 15, 1922, and at the age of 8 months moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where she lived until moving to Wesley Commons in Greenwood, South Carolina, in 2001.She was the daughter of the late William B. and Mabel Hammond Boyd, and the widow of Francis W. Weston. Claire was preceded in death by...
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William Arland Kutz

December 19, 1942 - June 18, 2016

William Arland Kutz, Jr., was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on December 19, 1942, to the late William Arland, Sr., and Virginia Dengler Kutz. He passed away on June 18, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer and surrounded by his devoted family. Bill’s greatest loves in life were God, family, and music.After graduating South Broward High School in Hollywood, Florida, where his family...
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Jeffrey E. Stombaugh

October 26, 1959 - June 16, 2016

Jeffrey Eugene Stombaugh, age 56 of Greenville, passed suddenly on June 16, 2016. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri a son of the late Paul M. Stombaugh, Sr. and Sarah Pittman Stombaugh of Greenville. Jeffrey was a graduate of Wade Hampton High School and studied at Furman University. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. Upon separation from the Navy, he worked in the construction business in...
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Pauline Stevenson

October 15, 1942 - June 15, 2016

Pauline Melvin Stevenson, age 73 of Greenville, passed peacefully on June 15, 2016. She was born in New York City and spent her childhood in Palm Beach, Fla. Pauline graduated from Auburn University and taught school in Highlands, N. Car. for several years prior to her marriage. She was a dedicated homemaker, faithfully raising her four children. Pauline was a devoted member of Mitchell Road...
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Wilmot Earl Guthke

March 16, 1942 - June 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Tedd Lee Bishop

February 4, 1926 - June 12, 2016

Brigadier General Tedd Lee Bishop USAF retired, passed away peacefully Sunday June 12th at the age of 90 to join his beloved wife of 60 years, Vera Pearson Bishop.Gen. Bishop was born in Asheville, NC in 1926 to Herman and Helen Shelton Bishop. At the age of 13, he began his lifelong love of flying. He would carry gas and wash airplane windshields in order to earn money to take flying lessons. ...
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Robert Harold Deadwyler

July 20, 1930 - June 12, 2016

Robert Harold Deadwyler, beloved son of Macie Lee Barnett and Clifford Lee Deadwyler, devoted brother of Florence Lee Hicks and Gladys Anna Deadwyler, and uncle to William Lyles Hicks, Jr., entered his Heavenly home on June 12, 2016 at McCall Hospice House, in Simpsonville, SC.Bon on July 20, 1930, Mr. Deadwyler led a life of service both to his family and his community. A gifted pianist and...
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Elizabeth Marshall Marion

October 17, 1922 - June 6, 2016

A beautiful and extraordinary lady has left our lives. Elizabeth Marshall Marion died at her home on June 6. She was born in Columbia on October 17, 1922, the eldest child of Helen Bruton and John Quitman Marshall. She was educated in Columbia public schools and was the seventh generation of her family to graduate from the University of South Carolina. A proud Gamecock, she served on the...
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Lucille Kathryn Cowan Harbin

July 30, 1918 - June 5, 2016

Lucille Cowan Harbin, 97, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016.Born in Tomassee, SC, Mrs. Harbin was a daughter of the late W.S. Cowan and Nancy Sloan Cowan. She was a graduate of Tomassee DAR and Greenville School of Nursing. Mrs. Harbin served in the U.S. Army and Third Army in France as a Registered Nurse. During the war she received battle ribbons for the Battle of Bulge and...
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Bette White Barnes

December 6, 1932 - June 5, 2016

Bette White Barnes, 83, wife of Glenn Barnes, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016.Bette was born December 6, 1932 in Kansas City, MO. She was the daughter of the late Clarence M. White and Mabel O. White. After several moves including Pensacola, Charlotte, and Ridgewood, New Jersey, she and her family settled in Greenville in 1974.Bette was born to be a nurturer and supporter of all God’s...
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Elsie Mullis Crainshaw

February 5, 1929 - June 5, 2016

Elsie Mullis Crainshaw, age 87, formerly of 105 Flamingo Drive, passed peacefully June 5, 2016. She was born in Monroe, No. Car. to the late Chatham Johnson Mullis and Virgie Haney Mullis. Elsie was a graduate of J. W. Cannon High School and worked for the Greenville News. On June 13, 1948 she married Bob Crainshaw. She was a devoted member of Northgate Baptist Church, supporter of mission...
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Helen McFarland Aufderhaar

December 9, 1934 - June 3, 2016

Helen “Bonnie” Aufderhaar, 81, passed away quietly on June 3, 2016 at BrookdaleGreenville surrounded by her loving family and the gentle care of hospice. Born in Chicago Illinois, she was the daughter of Helen and Phillip McFarland.Bonnie graduated in 1956 from the University of Illinois with a degree inEducation. She married her husband, Bruce Aufderhaar, whom she met in college,in...
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Edith Phillips

November 3, 1922 - June 2, 2016

Edith A. Phillips, age 93, died peacefully Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the home of her daughter. A long-time resident of Albuquerque, NM, she relocated to SC after the passing of her husband in 2015. She is survived by her daughter, Gail Gruler and her husband, Andy of Greer, SC; a grandson, Aaron Gruler and wife, Rory of Augusta, GA: granddaughter, Rachel Piper and husband, Donnie of Goose Creek,...
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Cecil Lawrence Greene

July 30, 1920 - June 2, 2016

Cecil Lawrence Greene, husband of the late Mary Frances Owens Greene, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Born on July 30, 1920, in Williston, South Carolina, Cecil was the son of the late Cecil Lide and Marion Rountree Greene. In 1941, he graduated from Clemson Agricultural College with a degree in electrical engineering. Cecil was a veteran of World War II and a captain in the United...
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Jeffery Stephen Shoaf

September 23, 1955 - June 2, 2016

Jeffery Stephen Shoaf, 60, husband of Deborah Hight Pinner, passed peacefully June 2, 2016. He was born to the late Bill and Joan Shoaf. Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter, Callie Guicherd (Thibault); brothers, Brad Shoaf (Toni) and Tony Shoaf (Linda); and a grandson, Maximilien Guicherd; niece, Savannah Shoaf; nephew, Tucker Shoaf; and beloved dog, Charlie. He was preceded by a...
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Geraldine Croteau Johnson

August 29, 1925 - May 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Nell Snyder Jones

November 10, 1931 - May 30, 2016

Nell Snyder Jones, beloved wife of Roy Clifton Jones, Jr., passed peacefully May 30, 2016 in her 84th year. She was born in Greenville to the late Donal and Rosella Snyder. Nell was a graduate of Parker High School. She worked at the soda fountain at Walgreens in downtown Greenville and married Roy on April 1, 1955. She then went to work for textile industry for several years before she and her...
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Richard Taylor

March 30, 1936 - May 30, 2016

Richard M. Taylor, 82, died Monday, May 30, 2016.Born in Gray Court, he was the son of the late Boss Taylor and Daisy D. Taylor. Richard worked for Overnite Transportation for 44 years. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sons, David and Johnny Taylor; 3 sisters; a brother; and a grandson, Jimmy Wilson.He is survived by his wife of 64 years,...
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Fredric Foster Fralick

November 2, 1952 - May 29, 2016

Fredric Foster Fralick, II, age 63 of Greenville, passed peacefully May 29, 2016. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to Fredric F. Fralick and the late Catherine Clark Fralick. Fredric was a graduate of Anderson High School (IN). He was self-employed as a landscape architect, and was a Nascar enthusiast.Surviving in addition to his father, are his step-mother, Gail Fralick; brothers, Craig...
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Hope Green Skinner

July 7, 1922 - May 28, 2016

Hope Green Skinner, 93, of Greenville went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 28, 2016.She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. John T. Green of Charleston. She was predeceased by her husband, R.E. Skinner and a brother, John T. Green, Jr.She is survived by a son, Rufus E. Skinner of Belvedere; daughter, Suzanne S. Templet of Greenville; grandchildren, Lynn Pierce of Evans, Georgia, Susan...
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Johanna Eleonore Falls

June 16, 1929 - May 27, 2016

Johanna Eleonore Hannelore (Metzler) Falls passed away peacefully on Friday, May 27 at the Woodlands of Furman, Greenville SC. The beloved wife of Bill Falls for more than 62 years, Johanna was 86.Johanna is survived by Bill of Greenville, SC and children Lorenz (Lucy Cate) Falls of LaGrange, NC, Heidi Falls McIlwain of Simpsonville, SC and Greg Falls of Wolf Creek, MT. Johanna was a proud...
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Barbara Hay Leatherwood

April 5, 1959 - May 27, 2016

Barbara Hay Leatherwood, 57, went home to be with her Savior May 27, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of Dr. Ken and Diane Hay. Barbara graduated from Bob Jones University with a BS degree in Elementary Education. During her life she was a teacher, conference speaker and early childhood curriculum author.Barbara was a loving wife, dedicated Mom and “Mimi”. Additionally,...
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Margaret Baker Bell

October 1, 1930 - May 25, 2016

Margaret Baker Bell, formerly of 925 Cleveland St. Greenville, SC, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Cottages at Brushy Creek.Born in Portsmouth, VA, she was a daughter of the late David Bishop Baker and Ruby Hopkins Baker. She attended Winthrop University. Margaret was formerly a member of Central Baptist Church, but more recently First Baptist Greenville. As a member of...
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Patricia Elizabeth Britt

October 13, 1944 - May 20, 2016

Patricia Gullatte Britt passed away peacefully on May 20th, 2016.She was born on October 13th, 1944 in Dixie, Alabama, the daughter of Robert Donald Gullatte, Sr. and Evelyn Davis Gullatte. She attended Dixie High School and Auburn University.She is survived by her husband, William James Britt of Simpsonville, SC and their children, Kassandra Elizabeth DeFranco and her husband Peter also of...
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Marian Mae Campbell

December 30, 1924 - May 19, 2016

Marian Mae Campbell, 91, of Taylors, passed away peacefully May 19, 2016.Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA she was the daughter of the late John Joseph and Marian Jenkins McGowan.Marian was an active member of Lee Road United Methodist Church.Surviving are her son, Robert Campbell of Doylestown, PA; her daughter, Carol Campbell LaFoy, of Greenville; grandchildren and great grandchildren.She was preceded...
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Tamara Star Young

February 18, 1962 - May 19, 2016

Travelers Rest, SC - Tamara Star Young, 54, died Thursday, May 19, 2016 as a result of a chronic illness.Born in Council Bluffs, IA, the daughter of the late Bobby Marchman and Barbara Grier, she was raised in Athens GA and lived most of her life in Travelers Rest, SC.Ms. Young was a homemaker and an avid Georgia Bulldog fan. She loved to crotchet, color mandalas and shared a love for fishing...
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Eugene H. Turner

July 12, 1928 - May 18, 2016

Eugene H. Turner, Sr., 87, passed away Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at McCall Hospice House.He leaves his wife of 68 years, Martha (Cowsert) Turner; his son Eugene H. Turner, Jr. (Karen); daughters Vickie Galvin, Kim Barber (Stuart), Kelly Murphy, Lisa Cope (Gene), and Linda Silvers (Trace); 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.Mr. Turner was born and raised in Greenville. He was the son of...
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Clarence W. Blanchard

February 1, 1920 - May 18, 2016

C. W. Blanchard went peacefully to meet his Lord on May 18, 2016. He was born on February 1, 1920 in Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada. After graduating from Holmes Bible College in Greenville, he married Kathleen (Kitty) Hearn. Reverend Blanchard was a minister in the Pentecostal Holiness Church prior to working for Kemet Electronics.He is survived by his son, Wayne Blanchard (Bonnie); his daughter...
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Evelyn Hannon Watson

April 1, 1925 - May 18, 2016

Evelyn Hannon Watson, age 91 of Greenville, passed peacefully May 18, 2016. She was born in Greenville the second of three children to the late James Benjamin Hannon and Stena Sally Elrod Hannon. She was a 1942 graduate of Parker High School. Evelyn was employed as an administrative assistant at Hudson’s Photography Studio for many years. She was a devoted member of West Gantt Baptist...
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Marian J. Weinberger

April 13, 1935 - May 16, 2016

Marian Taft Weinberger, of Greenville, passed peacefully May 16, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. She was born in Manhattan to the late Benjamin Taft and Sara Fenig Taft. Marian was an honors graduate of Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Nursing and received a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. She was devoted to healthcare...
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Martha Ann Cheves Sherard

June 29, 1941 - May 12, 2016

Martha Ann Cheves Sherard, wife of 47 years of Gordon Brown Sherard, Jr., passed away May 12, 2016 surrounded by her family.Born on June 29, 1941 at Camp Forrest in Tullahoma, Tennessee, Ann was the daughter of the late Beaufort “Boo” Goodman McCuen Cheves Olechovsky and the late Langdon Cheves.Ann is survived by her beloved husband Gordon; daughter Cheves Sherard Steck and her...
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John Christopher Pellew

September 7, 1979 - May 9, 2016

Chris Pellew, age 36, died on May 9, 2016 after a brief illness. Chris was born September 7, 1979 in Greenville, S.C. For the last fourteen years Chris has been living in Parkins 1, a group home in Greenville that is under the direction of “thrive upstate”, formerly known as the Department of Disablilties and Special Needs (DDSN).Chris, beloved child of God, is survived by his...
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Nathubhai Lallubhai Patel

May 16, 1918 - May 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Dana Elizabeth Parks

December 7, 1955 - May 4, 2016

Dana Elizabeth Hines Parks, age 60 of Taylors, passed peacefully on May 4, 2016 at McCall Hospice House. She was born in Jackson, Mississippi to the late James Albert Hines, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Peatross Hines. She was a graduate of Mann High School in Greenville and worked briefly was an associate with Mack Parks Tool & Dye. Dana was of the Christian faith and an avid reader and loved...
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Richard Nolan Kilpatrick

December 1, 1930 - May 4, 2016

Richard Nolan Kilpatrick died May 4, 2016. He was born on December 1, 1930 in Chesnee, So. Car. He was the son of the late Edith Jewell Kilpatrick and John Robert Kilpatrick. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his brothers, John Robert Kilpatrick, Jr., and David Kilpatrick. Surviving is his sister, Myra Phillips and her husband, Arthur.Richard was a graduate of Carson-Newman...
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Billie Harris Sawyer

August 6, 1926 - May 2, 2016

Billie Jo Harris SawyerAugust 6, 1926 to May 2, 2016Daughter of the late Jessie McMillin and Dillard Dewitt Harris, Billie was born in Sweetwater, Tx. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Henderson Sawyer and her sisters, Frances Harris Shongo and Doris Harris Haynes.Billie is survived by her children and their spouses Cheryl Sawyer Hunt (William Hodges Hunt) and Richard Ray Sawyer ...
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James Dean Kotti

March 29, 1957 - May 2, 2016

James Dean Kotti, 59, of Duncan SC, lovingly known as “Jimbo”, passed away May 2, 2016.Born in Augusta GA on March 29, 1957, Jim graduated from North Augusta High School with honors in 1975 and from Clemson University with a BS in Geology in 1982. He was self-employed with Orion Environmental Consulting Inc.Jim loved the outdoors and especially snow skiing and hiking. He was happiest...
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Frances Capers Bouton

May 11, 1923 - May 2, 2016

Frances Capers Bouton, 92, died peacefully on May 2, 2016. Frances was born on May 11, 1923 in Augusta, Ga to Anderson “Buddy” and Louise Capers. She was the beloved sister of brothers Anderson “Brother” Capers and Stewart Capers, and sister, Marion “Chummy” Peterson. She graduated from Tubman High School in 1938 and Augusta College in 1940.Frances married...
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Irene Allen Cooley

July 26, 1911 - May 1, 2016

Irene Allen Cooley, 104, widow of Alexander Cooley, passed away May 1, 2016.Born in Pinsk, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Sonia Allen.Irene was a member of Congregation Beth Israel, where she was a special honoree on her centennial birthday. She was a talented song writer, a wonderful devoted friend, especially to young people, and her infectious smile will be missed by all...
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Mary Ruth Durham

July 14, 1927 - May 1, 2016

Mary Ruth Beckom Durham, 88, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016.She was born in Alamance County, NC on July 14, 1927 to the late Ernest Tingen and Betha Naomi Ross Beckom. She graduated from Altamahaw-Ossippee High School in May of 1945 as May Queen. Mary Ruth was the first and only of her siblings to attend college and enroll in a business course at Elon College and received her...
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Charles R. Mabry

May 26, 1931 - April 30, 2016

Charles Ray Mabry passed away April 30, 2016 at the age of 84 following a lengthy battle with cancer.Ray was born in Greenville, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Charles D. and Lorene G. Mabry. He is survived by the love of his life for sixty years, Ruth Rogers Mabry. Also surviving are a son, Charles R. Mabry, Jr. and his wife Sheila who reside in Canton, Massachusetts, a daughter,...
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Charles Ray Mabry

May 26, 1931 - April 30, 2016

Charles Ray Mabry passed away April 30, 2016 at the age of 84 following a lengthy battle with cancer.Ray was born in Greenville, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Charles D. and Lorene G. Mabry. He is survived by the love of his life for sixty years, Ruth Rogers Mabry. Also surviving are a son, Charles R. Mabry, Jr. and his wife Sheila who reside in Canton, Massachusetts, a daughter,...
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Ragesh Pandya

October 31, 1959 - April 29, 2016

Dr. Ragesh Pandya, 56, passed away Friday, April 29th, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Kailash Pandya and the late Dahyalal Pandya. He lived a life of passion, fortitude, and honor. The joy of Dr. Pandya's life was his family and close friendships he developed in Greenville. He adored his wife, Mansi Pandya, whom he married on March 25, 1987.Dr. Pandya completed his...
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Byron J. Smith

January 3, 1931 - April 29, 2016

Byron J. (BJ) Smith, 85, of 602 Treadstone Way, passed away peacefully at home on April 29, 2016 surrounded by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Jane (Smitty) Smith and family.He is survived by two sons, Jeff Smith, of Greenville; Scott (JoAnn) Smith, of Charlotte, NC; daughter, Becky (Tim) Brewer of Asheville, NC; seven #1 granddaughters and two #1 grandsons. He is also survived by four...
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Dawn E. Klengson

May 2, 1930 - April 28, 2016

Dawn Eileen Klengson, 85, formerly of Greenville, SC and Rockford, IL passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016.Born in Rockford, IL, Mrs. Klengson was a daughter of the late William and Edna Bullard. She was a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a degree in Education. She was an elementary school teacher in Rockford, IL. She moved with her family to Greenville, SC in 1970. Mrs. Klengson was...
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Wilbur B. Greyard

June 8, 1924 - April 27, 2016

Wilbur B. Greyard, Jr. was born on June 8, 1924 in Florence, SC to Wilbur B. Greyard, Sr. and Lillie Wilkins Greyard and was accomplished at everything he undertook. As a proud product of the Greatest Generation, he was a great student, a phenomenal athlete, a decorated pilot in WWII, a successful business executive and a dedicated family man. He passed away at the Woodlands at Furman on April 27...
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William Davis Browning

May 12, 1921 - April 27, 2016

William Davis Browning, Sr., 94, widower of Dorothy David Browning, of 7 Stone Lake Court, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 27, 2016.Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Paul Browning Sr., and Ethel Smith Browning. Bill attended Greenville High School and Darlington School in Rome Georgia. He served in the US Navy during WWII and received the American Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal...
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Kathryn Winifred Armstrong

October 2, 1927 - April 26, 2016

Kathryn Winifred Armstrong, 88, of Greenville, wife of the late John William Armstrong, passed away on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016. She was also known as “Kay” or “Tinka” by her friends and family.Kay was born in Lawson, Saskatchewan, Canada to Ernest James Stevenson and Winifred Mary Ellerton Stevenson. When she was born, the delivery nurse was reading Babbitt and nicknamed...
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Irene P. Addis

June 23, 1929 - April 26, 2016

Irene P. Addis, 86, of Taylors, SC went home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2016.Born in Gaffney, SC, Mrs. Addis was a daughter of the late Jesse and Vernie Powell. She taught elementary school from South Carolina to Taipei, Taiwan for over 40 years. She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church for the last 23 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Timothy George Corey

April 25, 1941 - April 23, 2016

Dr. Timothy Corey on April 23, 2016 entered the presence of his loving heavenly Father, whom he faithfully served. His strong confidence in God’s good and sovereign will remained with him throughout his cancer journey.He was born in Presque Isle, Maine, the son of Ken and Bessie Corey. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Todd and Denise Corey of Greenville, SC, Kevin and...
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Lillie Mae Kelley

May 17, 1932 - April 22, 2016

Lillie Mae Kelley, age 83, of Ells Country Estates, Piedmont died peacefully on April 22, 2016. Lillie was born on May 17, 1932 in Pickens. She was the daughter of Walter Reece and Elvie Anderson Reece.Although she had many professional accomplishments, her greatest achievement and joy was her family. She is survived by her loving husband, of 53 years, Albert J. Kelley; daughter Patricia Durham...
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Sammy William Smith

October 12, 1938 - April 22, 2016

On Friday, April 22, 2016, Sammy W. Smith, 77, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.Sammy was married to, Linda Lawson Smith, for 48 years. Together they have two children, Charlotte Collier and Lawson Smith, both of Greenville. He was especially proud of his two grandchildren, Hannah Collier, 16, and Ty Collier, 13, both of Lugoff, SC.Sammy...
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Clarence Berry Martin

May 28, 1922 - April 20, 2016

Clarence Berry, “Pete”Martin, Jr., 93, of Greenville, passed away April 20, 2016.” He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a proud World War II veteran of the United States Air Force serving in the Pacific theatre, a Clemson University graduate and an ardent Tiger fan. He was the son of Clarence Berry Martin, Sr. and Sadie...
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Robert Sikorski

March 16, 1940 - April 20, 2016

Robert Eugene Sikorski, beloved husband of Stephanie Johnson Sikorski, passed peacefully April 20, 2016 after an extended illness in his 76th year. Bob was born in Anniston, Ala., a son of the late Frank A. Sikorski, Sr. and Beatrice Herring Sikorski. He and his family were active members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as an altar boy. Also, he enjoyed hiking and camping...
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Katharine Faulconer Hawpe

July 28, 1936 - April 19, 2016

Katharine “Kitty” Faulconer Hawpe, 79, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and loyal friend passed away on April 19, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital after courageously battling a brief illness. She was born on July 28, 1936 in Roanoke, Virginia to the late Katharine Baker Faulconer and the late Dr. C. Newman Faulconer. She spent her childhood in Norfolk, Buchanan...
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Josephine B. Magin

August 10, 1921 - April 18, 2016

Josephine Barone Magin, 94, entered into rest April 19. Born in Rochester, NY to the late Raffaele and Maria Federico Barone, she is survived by daughters Lenore (Gerald) Ozzimo and Valerie Magin, granddaughters Chrissa Ozzimo Fore and Michele (Dan) Fleming, and great grandchildren Carris and Landon Ozzimo Fore and Isabella and Eva Fleming, nieces Sandy (John) Sebastian and Margo Grammar, nephews...
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Harold Albert FARR

December 10, 1945 - April 18, 2016

Harold A. Farr, 70, of Greenville, SC passed away Monday, April 18, 2016.Born in Piedmont, SC, Harold was a son of the late Adger and Janie Farr. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Hunt Farr, three brothers and one sister.He is survived by two daughters, Tammy Wallace and husband, Greg of Chapin...
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Roger Dale MYERS

January 10, 1950 - April 17, 2016

Roger Dale Myers, 66, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016.Born in Brevard, NC on January 10, 1950, he was a son the late Grover C. Myers and Dorothy M. Hudson. He served as a disaster relief volunteer with the Red Cross of Greenville throughout the United States. He also volunteered with the Gantt Fire Department. Roger was employed by Dallas Tax Service on White Horse Road in...
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Susan Crow Sullivan

March 21, 1966 - April 15, 2016

Susan Taylor Crow Sullivan, 50, passed away after a lengthy illness on April 15th. It seems too soon, yet she had the courage and grace to live a fulfilling and happy life even while battling a terminal illness. Surviving are the loves of that life, husband Joseph Francis Sullivan Jr. and her 11-year-old son, "Trey," Joseph Francis Sullivan III. She used every minute she was given, most...
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Le Thuy Thi Nguyen

March 30, 1937 - April 15, 2016

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Amanda Page McCarter

May 2, 1987 - April 12, 2016

Amanda Page McCarter of Piedmont, SC passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016.She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mamie Page and grandfather, Jack McCarter, Sr.Amanda is survived by her daughter, Sadie Neal and Sadie’s father, Justin Neal; her parents, Manley and Judy McCarter; sister, Charley “CJ” McCarter; grandfather, Charlie Page; grandmother, Mary Jane McCarter; and...
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Jerry William Costner

August 29, 1940 - April 12, 2016

Jerry William Costner, 75, of Taylors, S.C., passed away at Open Arms Hospice House Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The son of the late Edwin and Geneva Costner, he was born in Shelby, N.C., on Aug. 29, 1940. In addition to his beloved wife of 56 years, Janette Fortenberry, Jerry is survived by two sons, Timothy (Janet) of Anderson and Rich (Lisa) of Greenville, six precious grandchildren, Jonathan ...
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Richard Lee Bass

May 29, 1948 - April 12, 2016

Dickie Bass passed away on April 12, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents Coy and Margaret Bass. Dickie lived in Gulf Breeze, Florida until his parents passing and then he moved to Greenville, SC to be close to family. Dickie and his parents were members of Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church. Dickie assisted with the girls basketball team at Gulf Breeze High School for many years. His...
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Lillie Mae Cothran

December 13, 1922 - April 10, 2016

Lillie Mae Cothran, formerly of West Circle Avenue, Greenville, passed peacefully on April 10, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living in her 93rd year. She was born on Dec. 13, 1922 in Greenville to the late Thomas L. Kellett and Julia Sizemore Kellett. She was a homemaker and member of Overbrook Baptist Church. Her life was devoted to her beloved grandchildren and family.Surviving are her...
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Donald Wayne Byram

July 2, 1935 - April 6, 2016

Donald Wayne Byram, “Ducky”, and fondly known as Papa, 80 of Simpsonville, South Carolina died on April 6, 2016 after a long and courageous fight with cancer.Born in East Enterprise, Indiana on July 2, 1935, he was the son of the late Park and Pearl Cole Byram.Don graduated from Vevay High School in 1953. Upon graduating from school, Don entered the Air Force eventually becoming...
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Marvin B. Sheriff

September 7, 1922 - April 3, 2016

Marvin B. Sheriff, age 93, passed peacefully April 3, 2016. He was born in Pickens County to the late Julius H. Sheriff and Annie Mae Hinton Sheriff. Marvin was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army, early member of CCC, and was retired from Cone Mills with 42 years of service.Surviving are his son-in-law, Kenneth Pennington; sisters, Mattie S. Bolick and Frances S. Holcombe; brothers, Prue, Edd,...
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Lulie Hunter Bellew

August 27, 1926 - April 2, 2016

Lulie Hunter Bellew, of Greenville, SC, departed this earthly life on April 2, 2016.Born in Newport News, VA, the eldest daughter of Walter and Lulie Soar, she graduated from Newport News High School. She had a long and successful career in accounting and office administration. She was married to the late James L. Hunter, Jr (d. 1983) and the late Lawrence N. Bellew, MD (d. 2002).She is survived...
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Winnie Marie Campbell

April 27, 1942 - April 2, 2016

Winnie Marie Campbell, 73, devoted wife of Michael Campbell, passed into the arms of her heavenly father on Saturday morning, April 2, 2016.Born in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Virginia Odom Brannon.Winnie was associated for many years in banking at American Federal/SunTrust and retired from Liberty Life/IBM. She was a faithful member of Taylors First Baptist Church.She...
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Mary Ellen Locke

September 25, 1927 - March 30, 2016

Mary Ellen Brown Locke, 88, of Taylors, SC died Wednesday, March 30, 2016.Born September 25, 1927 in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Hoyt Brown and Minnie Louise Brown. She was a 1945 graduate of Greenville High School. Mrs. Locke was a longtime volunteer at St. Francis Hospital and with Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church and the Senior...
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