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

Jean Ann Bruner

February 3, 1920 - February 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Joe Marshall Barron

January 2, 1952 - February 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Kimberly Ruth Bierman

April 8, 1966 - January 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Phyllis Ann Noble

September 4, 1945 - January 30, 2016

Phyllis Gwyn Noble, 70, of Travelers Rest, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 30, 2016.Born in Avery County North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late William Gwyn and surviving Ginny Gwyn. Phyllis was a homemaker and dedicated her life to being a mom and grandmother.Phyllis was survived by two daughters, Treasa Norton and Kimberly Hamer; six grandchildren; Autumn McMillan, Tiffonie...
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Elizabeth Morison

August 28, 1924 - January 30, 2016

Elizabeth Morse Morison, 91, of Greenville, passed peacefully January 30, 2016 in the presence of her loving family. Born in Pasadena, California of the late Henry Albert Morse and Alma Avery Morse, Elizabeth had lived happily in Greenville since 1989. Upon completing studies at Pasadena City College, she married the now late Teck Albert Wilson and, together, they had two children, Natalma ...
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Donald Lewis Gorsline

June 20, 1933 - January 30, 2016

Donald Lewis Gorsline, 82, died Saturday, January 30, 2016, surrounded by loving family at National Healthcare, Greer, South Carolina. Born on June 20, 1933, in Madison, Wisconsin, son of the late Rodger F. and Lucille M. (Wohlfert) Gorsline, he received his Bachelor’s degree from Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, and his Masters’ degree from Appalachian State...
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Cleland T. Reed

August 10, 1919 - January 29, 2016

Mr. Cleland Theodore Reed, age 96 of Greenville, S.C., passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Reed was the son of Francis Asbury and Brama Beatrice Rector Reed of Whitmire, S.C., as one of 7 children, which included 2 sets of twin sons. Cleland’s twin, Clarence Victor, passed away in the early ‘50s. The 6 sons of the family, including Jack, Ralph, Raymond and...
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Myrtle T. Durham

April 22, 1926 - January 29, 2016

Myrtle Thames Durham, wife of the late Arthur Thomas Durham, passed away January 29, 2016.Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Jones and Nanny Thompson Thames. Myrtle attended Kershaw County Schools and finished her education in Greenville at Draughons Business College. She finished at the top of her class and earned her pin in Greg’s shorthand for 250 words per minute...
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Lois Ann Hamilton

October 25, 1943 - January 28, 2016

Lois Ann House Hamilton, beloved wife of John W. Hamilton, Jr., passed peacefully January 28, 2016 at her home in her 72nd year. She was born in Greenville to the late Thomas Jefferson House and Ina Lucile Smith. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1961. For many years she worked for Greenville Orthopedic Appliance Company and Doctor’s Care. She was a devoted member of...
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George Wesley McDaniel

September 7, 1930 - January 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Sarah Foy Williams

September 22, 1949 - January 26, 2016

Sarah F. Williams, known to family and friends as Sally, passed away January 26, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. Sally was born in Greenville on September 22, 1949 to Jimmy and Betty Anne Foy. She was a graduate of Columbia College, and began her teaching career in Charleston, where she met Jan, her husband of 42 years. She retired as a special education teacher from Greenville County Schools.In...
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Esta Bradley McCrary

May 26, 1945 - January 26, 2016

Esta was born in Montgomery, Alabama on May 26, 1945 and was the only child of David and Dorothy Bradley.She died peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was the wife of William Vernon McCrary, Jr. and they would have celebrated their 45th anniversary in May 2016.She spent her early years in Hollywood, California and attended the...
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Richard C. Webber

September 6, 1931 - January 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Sibbald Michael Smith

November 26, 1954 - January 24, 2016

Sibbald Michael "Mike" Smith, 61, of Greenville passed away Sunday, January 24.He is survived by his wife, Vickie Richardson of the home in Greenville, SC; his mother, Mary Catherine Smith of Cherokee, NC; his sister and brother, Cathy Smith Burns of Cherokee, NC and Gary Smith of SC; his four children, Kellie Bowen and husband Mike Bowen of Maryland, Meggie Carden and husband Tony...
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Alaina Katherine Rogers-Goin

April 5, 1999 - January 24, 2016

Alaina Rogers, much loved daughter, granddaughter, sister, cousin and niece, passed away in her sleep on January 24. Services will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 1:30pm at John Knox Presbyterian Church. Alaina was born in Danville, Illinois on April 5, 1999, and she was the daughter of Lynn Elizabeth Reif and Penny and Dave Rogers. She was a talented pianist and soccer player...
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Paul Hadden Stoddard

May 29, 1926 - January 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Alma Jean Adams

October 8, 1927 - January 23, 2016

Alma Jean Brown Adams, 88, wife of James C. Adams, died Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.She was born in Greenville, SC and was the daughter of the late Julius Rought Brown and Dovie Elizabeth Reeves. Mrs. Adams assisted her late first husband of 61 years, Grady A. Brown, Sr., with his business, Brown’s TV Sales and Service until their retirement. She was a...
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Andrew Jesse Van Evera

April 25, 1971 - January 23, 2016

Andrew Jesse Van Evera, 44, died of injuries sustained in an accident while running on Saturday, January 23, 2016.His life was filled with family, work, and play. Andy received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University. He was a professional engineer with CH2M Hill in Spartanburg. He enjoyed being involved in the Old Boy's Rugby Club, and he had a passion for the triathlon....
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Mary Louise Bodman

August 18, 1935 - January 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Margaret Vivian COCKMAN

June 24, 1937 - January 19, 2016

Vivian M. Cockman passed peacefully on January 19th, 2016. She was a retired teacher from the Greenville County School System.Born in 1937, Shelby, N.C. She is survived by husband Boyce R. Cockman. Sons; Michael and his wife, Lisa, Richard and his wife Aimee and daughter, Cara and her husband Mike Evers. There are four grandchildren; Shane Hollingsworth, Laura and Ryan Cockman and Brian...
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Elizabeth Cleveland

September 2, 1949 - January 17, 2016

Miss Elizabeth Linley Cleveland died peacefully at home on January 17, 2016. She was born September 2, 1949 in Greenville to the late Betty and Theron Cleveland.Elizabeth graduated from Ashely Hall in Charleston, SC, attended Mary Baldwin College, and graduated from The University of South Carolina with a BA in history. After working as a paralegal in Greenville and Charleston, she returned to...
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Thomas W. Gibbons

July 19, 1948 - January 16, 2016

Thomas William Gibbons, 67, dedicated husband of Carol Gibbons for 39 years passed away on January 16, 2016.Born in Bethlehem, PA, he was the son of the late James and Mary Gibbons. Tom retired from Para Chem/Royal Adhesives as a Research and Development chemist.Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Thomas James Gibbons of Austin, Texas; six brothers and four sisters; many nieces and...
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Charles Frederick Earley

December 9, 1941 - January 14, 2016

Charles Frederick “Chuck” Earley passed away on January 14, 2016, at his home in Taylors, South Carolina, at the age of 74. He was born in Miami, Florida, to Margaret and Gordon Earley. He received his Master's degree in Geology from Florida State University, and became an oil exploration geophysicist, traveling the globe working for J. Paul Getty of Getty Oil Britain.After he...
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Joel Benjamin Gol

March 27, 1933 - January 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Ronald A. Brooks

January 24, 1936 - January 11, 2016

Major (RET) Ronald Anthony Brooks Sr., loving husband of Barbara Cooper Brooks, passed peacefully on January 11, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital Eastside in his 79th year. He was born in Wheeling, WV to the late Luther Clyde Brooks and Dorothy Marie Adams. Dr. Brooks is a 1963 graduate of Bob Jones University and received his Master’s in Education from Troy State University in 1970. In 1994...
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Judith Henriette Church

July 7, 1938 - January 9, 2016

Judith “Judie” Forray Church, loving wife of Dr. David Anthony Church for 43 years, concluded her amazing life after 77 joyous years, the morning of January 9, 2016.Judie was born in New York City to the late Fred and Evelyn Forray. She was a graduate of Cherry Lawn Boarding School in Connecticut and received her baccalaureate degree from Syracuse University and her Graduate degree...
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December 15, 1926 - January 9, 2016

Dr. James E. Bellis, Sr., 89, loving husband of Arlene Shick Bellis, entered the presence of his Savior on Saturday, January 9, 2016.Born in Natchez, Mississippi, “Jim” was the son of the late Adam Earl and Anna Oglesby Bellis. He served in the U.S.Navy during WWII before attending Bob Jones University where he earned a doctorate. He ministered as a beloved professor for 50 years in...
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Patricia Ann Wasatonic

September 25, 1946 - January 6, 2016

Patricia (Patty) Wasatonic, 69, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all who met her, passed away suddenly on January 6.Patty was born in Concord, Vermont. She was a graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, VT and graduated from the University of Vermont with an Associate Degree in dental hygiene. She worked for many years as a dental hygienist in Vermont and...
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Michael William Reimers

January 24, 1941 - January 6, 2016

Michael W. Riemers, 74, entered into God’s loving arms on January 6, 2016.Born in Grayslake, IL, he was the son of the late Michael N. and Myra Fisher Reimers.Mike was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 20 year’s service during which he served 2 tours in Viet Nam and was awarded a Bronze Star. He was an active and faithful member of North Hills Community Church and was an...
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Carol Jean Truchinski

March 31, 1930 - January 6, 2016

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Kenneth Michael Price

April 30, 1939 - January 4, 2016

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Michael Leroy Yaden

March 11, 1937 - January 3, 2016

Michael L. Yaden, 79, formerly of Jacksonville, FL, passed away at the family home in Greer, SC on January 3, 2016.Born in Kentucky, he was the son of the late Lucian and Iva Yaden of Covington, KY. He was a retiree of Comptroller and Accountant in Jacksonville, FL. He also worked in SC and NC. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL.Surviving are his wife, Viola Yaden; a...
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James D. Walters

October 10, 1920 - January 1, 2016

James David “J.D.” Walters, Sr. of Greenville went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 1, 2016. Born on October 10, 1920, he was one of eleven children of William Vander and Flossie Mae Hinson Walters of Lancaster, SC. He was a 1942 graduate of Furman University and served in the US Army Air Corps in North Africa and the Middle East during World War II. J.D. had a long career in...
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Nora Fay Dixon

May 20, 1919 - January 1, 2016

Nora Dixon, beloved wife of Hoyle Dixon for 75 years, passed peacefully on January 1, 2016 in her 96th year. She was born in Phoenix, MO to the late Bert Claypool and Lille Smith Claypool. Nora graduated from Walnut Grove High School and worked in retail. She was of the Baptist faith. Prior to relocating to SC Mr. and Mrs. Dixon made their home in Coalinga, CA where they were members of Grace...
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Donna M. Forrester

December 4, 1949 - December 31, 2015

Dr. Donna Myra Forrester, D.Min., 66, of Easley, SC passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015.Born in Johnston, SC, Dr. Forrester was the daughter of the late Rev. Vello and Nancy Forrester. She earned a Master of Divinity at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and a Doctor of Ministries at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Dr. Forrester served on the...
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Irene D. Loftis

December 25, 1909 - December 29, 2015

Irene Dill Loftis, 106, formerly of Piedmont, S. C., died Dec 29, 2015, at National Health Care in Clinton, S.C. She was born December 25, 1909, near New Liberty Church in upper Greenville County, S. C. and grew up in the Mush Creek and Locust Hill communities of upper Greenville County. Her Parents were Arthur Wary Dill and Annie Fleming Dill. She was married to Harvey Alton Loftis who...
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Zollie Saxon Johnson

October 11, 1927 - December 27, 2015

Zollie Saxon Johnson, 88, of Greenville, SC and previous longtime resident of Albany, Georgia, died Sunday, December 27 at her home in Greenville. She was the widow of Dr. Thomas Devan Johnson, to whom she was married for 63 years. Their son, Steve, is a cardiologist in Greenville, SC. Their daughter, Suzanne, passed away in 1990. They are survived by four granddaughters: Claire, Emily, Lori...
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Sylvia Boozer Ragsdale

May 15, 1927 - December 27, 2015

Sylvia Doreene Boozer Ragsdale, 88, of Greenville, died Sunday morning, December 27, 2015 at her residence.Born in Newberry, she was the daughter of the late Eldridge Stanmore and Maggie Louise Boozer. She was a 1947 graduate of Newberry College, a schoolteacher, homemaker and seamstress. Mrs. Ragsdale was a member of Greenville Christian Fellowship Church. She was predeceased by her husband of...
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Cary D. Simpson

October 18, 1949 - December 26, 2015

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November 14, 1925 - December 25, 2015

Dana Willson Gilreath, 90, of Clinton, SC passed away Friday, December 25, 2015.A memorial service will be held at 12:30pm Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the John Knox Presbyterian Chapel in Greenville, SC.She is survived by three daughters, one son and four of five grandchildren; Gena Gilreath Cox, Tom and their children Dustin and Brooke; Martha Gilreath Rittgers, Rex and their children Ross and...
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Virginia B. Revis

April 27, 1921 - December 24, 2015

Virginia Belle Finley Revis, 94, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2015.Born in Spartanburg County, SC, she was the only child of the late William Pervine and Annie Walker Brown.Mrs. Revis was a graduate of the Immanuel School and attended the Louisville Seminary. She was a longtime faithful member of Leawood Baptist Church where she taught in the Adult Department, was active in the mission...
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Zelotes Owings

February 14, 1926 - December 24, 2015

Zelotes Holmes Owings 2/14/1926 – 12/24/2015Known to family and friends as Zeke, he was born in Verdery, SC on February 14, 1926 and passed away December 24, 2015 surrounded by family.Throughout his life he was an active member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and Harris Baptist Church, both in Greenwood, SC. He served as a deacon at Edwards Road Baptist Church, and more recently attended...
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Robert Charles Bell

November 29, 1957 - December 22, 2015

Robbie was born in Greenville, SC, the third of five children of Charles Summers Bell and Johannah Elizabeth King Bell. His parents and his brother, Stephen Marion, predecease him.Surviving are his brother Michael King (Debbie Halter) of Greenville, and their children, James David Sigmon (Lauren Strittmatter) of Greenville and Lauren Bradbury Smythe (Will) of Greenville. His brother, David...
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Mary Emma Mohler

August 28, 1930 - December 22, 2015

Mary Nash Mohler died on December 22, 2015.She is survived by her husband, Hallock Norton Mohler; their five children: Mary Cathleen Mohler Nishimura, Ursula Ann Mohler Wilder, Hallock Norton Mohler Jr.,Elizabeth Michele Mohler Bailey, Cynthia Lee Mohler Warren; their spouses; 11 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.Mary was a teacher who was blessed with a special ability to inspire her...
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Josiah Bryant Moore

July 12, 1992 - December 22, 2015

Josiah Bryant Moore, 23, of Pickens, SC passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015.Born in Easley, SC, Josiah was a son of Terry and Diane Moore. He was a home school graduate and a member of Cornerstone Church. He enjoyed camping, hiking, and being outdoors. He was passionate in everything he did. Josiah always put others needs above his own. Josiah knew he was loved by his huge family and didn...
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James Daniel Sheppard

February 29, 1928 - December 20, 2015

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Alvah E. Jaynes

December 9, 1924 - December 19, 2015

On Saturday, December 19, our precious mother, Alvah E Jaynes, 91 of Greenville SC, ran into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus. Although she will be unmeasurably missed, she is no longer suffering, she is whole again! While in this world she served God by teaching Sunday School and Training Union at Sans Souci Baptist Church, of which she was a charter member. She also helped lead her Sunday...
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Luella T. Henderson

June 5, 1917 - December 19, 2015

Luella Tripp Henderson, age 98, of Greenville, passed peacefully December 19, 2015 at The Haven. She was born in Beloit, WI to the late Charles R. Tripp and Lyda Horigan. Luella was retired from Second Presbyterian Church where she served as secretary for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her beloved husband, James Rowley Henderson.Visitation Tuesday, December 22, 2015...
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Robert J. Alexander

March 8, 1929 - December 19, 2015

Mr. Robert J. Alexander, age 86, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015. Mr. Alexander was born in New York City to Edwin and Bess Alexander. He was a graduate of Plainfield High School, Lafayette College in 1949 and attained his Master’s Degree from Columbia University in 1950. During his professional career, Mr. Alexander was the Vice President of Ready to Wear with the Hengerer Company...
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Vijay Rishi

May 20, 1940 - December 19, 2015

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Vijay Rishi, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015, after a valiant fight against non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of her family and friends carried her through a difficult year of many treatments. Vijay was born on May 20, 1940 in Delhi, India. Vijay and her...
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Edward A. Pires

July 13, 1938 - December 17, 2015

Edward Pires, adored Husband of Mary Ann, Father of Carrie and Father-in-Law of Josh, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015. After a valiant struggle of weeks, Ed slipped from his family's loving arms into God's.Mr. Pires had been a successful builder-developer of commer-cial and residential properties in the Northeast, prior to relocat- ing to Greenville in 2004. A graduate of New York...
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Eunice M. Baggerly

January 21, 1922 - December 17, 2015

Eunice Baggerly, age 93, of Greenville, passed peacefully December 17, 2015 at National Healthcare of Greer. She was born in Phillips County, Kansas to the late John Titus Reece and Louise Chapman Reece. Eunice was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church.Surviving is her daughter, Joy Baggerly of Greenville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her beloved husband, James P...
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Eleanor Allen

April 21, 1928 - December 15, 2015

Eleanor W. Allen, 87 of Greenville passed peacefully December 15, 2015 surrounded by her children. She was born in Elberton, GA to the late Longstreet H. Wall and Rebecca Frierson. Eleanor was a graduate of Winthrop University, former teacher at Eastside High School, and devoted member of Second Presbyterian Church, Greenville. She enjoyed her bridge club, Women’s Circle group, Young-at...
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Elsie Lee Ross

August 15, 1932 - December 14, 2015

Elsie Lee Ross, 84, of Conestee, SC passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.Born in Marshall, NC, Mrs. Ross was a daughter of the late John Arthur and Marie Burrell. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a long-time member of First Baptist Church in Conestee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 5 brothers and 3 sisters.She is survived by her husband,...
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Myrna Duaine Wigger

February 19, 1935 - December 13, 2015

Myrna Duaine Wigger, 80, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Cascades Verdae, Greenville. Born in Du Quoin, Illinois she was the daughter of Ethel Krug. She is survived by her son Robert Cabot Wigger, daughter Kelsey Duaine Loushin; three grandchildren, Miranda Wigger, Cameron Wigger and Alyssa Loushin; and two siblings Dr. Ronald Krug and Dorlis Kirchner.Duaine was a compassionate person...
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Richard O. Boroughs

May 18, 1931 - December 13, 2015

Richard Boroughs, beloved husband of Jean Copeland Boroughs, passed peacefully December 13, 2015 at McCall Hospice House in his 84th year. He was born in Greenville to the late Victor O. and Lavinia S. Boroughs. Mr. Boroughs was a mechanical contractor and a devoted member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church. His life was dedicated to children’s ministries.Surviving in addition to his wife...
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Edward William Strother

September 16, 1955 - December 11, 2015

Edward W. Strother, of Greenville, South Carolina passed December 11, 2015, in his 60th year. Edward was born in Scotland County, NC to the late Ralph Lee Strother and Emma Lois Autry. He was a graduate of Hoke High School and the University of South Carolina, enjoyed USC and UNC sports, especially basketball. He was an accomplished financial planner with Edward Jones Investments and a...
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Barbara Bess Carson

April 25, 1929 - December 10, 2015

Barbara Bess Carson, 86, of Greenville, SC passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2015.Born in Sylva, NC, Barbara was a daughter of the late Gilbert Kent and Gladys Verona Bess. She was a member of First Baptist Greenville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Kent Bess, Jr. and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Brian Carson. She is survived by her loving husband of...
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Celeste Arrington Clyborne

January 3, 1923 - December 8, 2015

Celeste Arrington Clyborne, age 92, widow of Harry H. Clyborne, Sr. passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at her home.Born in Wadesboro, NC she was a daughter of the late Bradford Merry and Vivian Padgett Arrington.She was a graduate of Greenville High School and Draughon’s Business College.Celeste relished being a wife and mother and will be remembered as an encourager. Later...
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Lillian G. Illsley

July 4, 1930 - December 7, 2015

Lillian O. Illsley, 85, of Greenville, SC went to be with her Savior and reunited with her husband Austin R. Illsley on Monday, December 7, 2015.Born in Dracut, MA on July 4, 1930, she was a daughter of the late George Gillett and Asenath Rodliff Gillett. She graduated Dracut High School and she was a member of Collinsville Bible Church in Dracut before moving to Greenville in 1980. She was a...
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Charles W. Tilton

June 21, 1932 - December 6, 2015

Charles W. Tilton, Jr., 83, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015.Mr. Tilton was a long time resident of Cuttyhunk, MA. He was a son of the late Charles and Sarah Tilton.He is survived by his loving wife, Betty C. Tilton; a son, Skip Tilton (Jennifer); three daughters, Kathy Tilton, Stephanie Smith (Stuart) and Lydia Combs (Robert); six grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild...
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Lucy Williams Navarro

November 25, 1927 - December 5, 2015

Lucy Navarro, beloved wife of Miguel A. Navarro passed peacefully December 5, 2015 at her home in her 88th year. She was born in Greenville to the late Roy D. Williams and Lily May Snider. Mrs. Navarro graduated from Winthrop University, was a bookkeeper at Parker Music, and a devoted member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church where she served as organist and pianist. Surviving in addition to her...
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Irene B. Wilson

April 10, 1927 - December 4, 2015

Irene Wilson of Greenville passed peacefully December 4, 2015 at her home in her 88th year. She was born in Oconee County to the late Giles Franklin Brown and Willie Ruth Brown. Irene married Holbert J. Wilson on January 22, 1945. Mrs. Wilson was in retail management and was of the Baptist Faith.Surviving are her daughter, Judy W. Looper (Billy) of Cleveland; son, Michael Anthony Wilson ( Sue)...
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Edward Donald McKinney

May 9, 1923 - December 4, 2015

Reverend Edward Donald McKinney, born in Donalds, South Carolina, May 9, 1923 died December 4, 2015 in Greenville, SC. He was the son of the late Frank H. and Ruth Donnald McKinney.Reverend McKinney was a graduate of Wofford College and attended Duke Divinity School. Don was a Retired Minister of the United Methodist Church. He served numerous Methodist churches of the SC Conference before and...
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Lathan L. Wright

October 9, 1926 - December 2, 2015

Lathan L. Wright passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on December 2, 2015. He was born on October 9, 1926. He is survived by his wife, Betty Wright, daughter Sharon O’Dell, son Barry Wright, and son Tim Wright. Also, he is survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Mr. Wright served in the U.S. Army 11th Airborne in World War II. To know Lathan...
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Mary J. Turner

April 18, 1930 - December 2, 2015

Mary Ann Jones Turner, 85, of Taylors, passed away December 2, 2015.Born in Greenville County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Bennett and Willie Mae Freeman Turner.Mary worked for many years in the textile industry with Southern Worsted and Stone Manufacturing. She retired from Walmart and was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church.Surviving are her children, James Ronnie &ldquo...
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Gloria Klingler

November 27, 1983 - December 1, 2015

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James Howard Bernhardt

June 3, 1944 - November 27, 2015

James H. Bernhardt died peacefully at home on Friday, November 27, 2015 after living with ALS since 2010.Jim was born in Chicago, IL, and grew up in Moorestown, NJ. He graduated from Lafayette College in 1966 and received his MBA in 1968 from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Jim and his family moved to Greer in 1975 where he joined Texize as Senior Brand Manager for Spray ...
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Annette Smith

August 18, 1928 - November 27, 2015

Annette M. Smith, 87, passed away peacefully Friday evening, November 27, 2015 at McCall Hospice House.Born in Pensacola, FL, she was the daughter of the late Julius Watson and Aletha Keelin Madison.Annette was affectionately called Granny by all who knew her. Both her heart and home were always open to all she knew. She loved life, her church, her church family, enjoying fun at the casinos and...
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Gloria Dean Wiley

December 20, 1938 - November 25, 2015

Gloria Dean Wiley, 76, formerly of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away November 25, 2015.Born in Atlanta, GA she was the daughter of the late William Victor and Louvale Jackson Bailey.Gloria graduated from Georgia Baptist Nursing School with an RN Degree. While operating her own business, she furthered her education receiving a Master’s Degree in Counseling. She worked with adolescents and...
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Diwaliben Patel

April 30, 1925 - November 22, 2015

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Patricia L. Norton

March 20, 1934 - November 21, 2015

Pat Norton, age 81, of Greenville passed peacefully November 21, 2015. She was born in Iowa City, Iowa, one of two daughters to the late Edward L. Rinda and Daisy Hoffman Rinda. In 1954 Patricia married Merlin William “Bill” Norton. Mrs. Norton was employed by Prudential Relocation Services where she specialized in FBI relocations and was a devoted member of John Knox Presbyterian...
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Margaret H. Jacbosen

January 5, 1918 - November 20, 2015

Dagny Margrethe 'Margaret' Jacobsen, 97, wife of Ewald Jacobsen, joined her Savior on Nov. 20, 2015. Born on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, she and her family moved to Ontario, Canada, and upon retirement, to Greenville.In addition to her husband of 70 years, she is survived by her daughter, Marianne Appleman and her husband Dave, granddaughters Lanette Appleman, Rachelle Smith and...
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Rex H. Redmon

May 13, 1940 - November 18, 2015

Rex H. Redmon, husband of Margaret Redmon, passed November 18, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in his 75th year. Also surviving are his children, Danny Redmon and Stephanie Hoffman; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and two step children, Ed and Jeff Wyatt.Funeral service Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm at John Knox Presbyterian Church. Visitation prior to the service from 1:30 to...
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Leadus R. Armes

September 28, 1922 - November 18, 2015

Leadus R. Armes, Sgt.Maj. USMC (RET.), 93, of Simpsonville, passed away November 18, 2015.Born in Hardinsburg, KY he was the son of the late Percy and Hazel Gordon Armes. Sergeant Major Armes retired from the United States Marine Corps after 24 years of service. He fought during the Pacific Theatre earning five Combat Stars, the Expeditionary Medal, and the Individual Combat Medal. He was part...
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Jennifer A. Owens

January 5, 1975 - November 17, 2015

Jennifer Atkinson Owens, age 40 of Greer, passed November 17, 2015. She was born in Greenville to Danny Atkinson and Nancy Houston Atkinson. Jennifer was a 1996 graduate of Greenville Technical College, member of John Knox Presbyterian Church and a volunteer with Greenville Meals on Wheels.Surviving in addition to her parents are her daughters, Kaylin Elizabeth Owens and Ashley Wallace Owens;...
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Paul Elbert Thomas

October 20, 1942 - November 15, 2015

Paul Elbert Thomas, beloved husband of Marcia Ann Nunnikhoven Thomas, passed peacefully November 15, 2015 at his home in his 73rd year. He was born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Ralph E. Thomas and Esther Kaiser Thomas. Paul was a 1970 graduate from Ohio State University with a PhD in Biochemistry, worked for Hoffman LaRoche Pharmaceuticals in Nutley, NJ for 17 years; was a researcher and...
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Mary Howell Williams

December 23, 1934 - November 13, 2015

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Konrad Magnus Myklebust

March 8, 1920 - November 13, 2015

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LaNelle S. Wunch

December 4, 1924 - November 11, 2015

Lynn Jones Wunch peacefully left her 90-year-old body November 11, 2015 at her home in The Gardens (Assisted Living) in Greenville. Her beautiful presence will be strongly missed by all her family and friends. She was born LaNelle Brigham Smart in Blytheville, Arkansas in 1924, and grew up on a cotton farm with her parents (Nell and Herschel), older sister (Evelyn), and two younger...
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Heidi Claire Muller

January 5, 1925 - November 10, 2015

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Doris P. Cohn

July 16, 1923 - November 8, 2015

Doris Patla Cohn, 92, of West Palm Beach Florida, died Sunday November 8. Born in Charleston, SC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Rose Lewis Patla. Doris was raised in Asheville and following her marriage to the late Walter (Big Daddy) Cohn she moved to New York City where she spent most of her life. She later retired to West Palm Beach, Florida where she died.She was vibrant,...
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William Garrison

September 11, 1936 - November 7, 2015

William “Hook” Garrison, 79, of Greenville, passed away November 7, 2015.Hook was the son of the late Franke Earle and Lucille Campbell Garrison. He made a career in the textile industry; he loved motorcycle riding and travelling.He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Ann Counts Garrison.Surviving are his son, Rickey Garrison of Greenville; his grandchildren, Chris and Jessica...
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Katherine Corne Stenholm

June 19, 1917 - November 3, 2015

Katherine Corne Stenholm, formerly of Stadium View Drive, passed peacefully November 3, 2015 at Rolling Green Village in her 98th year. She was born in Hendersonville, NC to the late George Few Corne and Lovenia Heaton Corne. Katherine earned her BA in Speech from Bob Jones University, Masters in Speech and course work toward a PhD at Northwestern University; also completed graduate work in...
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Gilbert Wright Dyer

May 31, 1923 - November 3, 2015

Gilbert Wright Dyer, beloved husband of Ruth Slatner Dyer, passed peacefully November 3, 2015 at Brookdale Greenville in his 92nd year. Adoring father of Rhea Dell Parham and Sid Dyer; grandfather of Rhea McConnell, Tammy Cain, Sevrin Dyer, Stefan Dyer, Lindsey Dyer and Leanna Dyer; great-grandfather to Agatha McConnell, George McConnell, Charisma Cain and Dexter Cain; brother to Virginia Cassens...
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Adolf Alfred Barth

April 24, 1938 - November 3, 2015

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Randolph Ray Toothman

January 20, 1952 - November 2, 2015

Randolph “Randy” Ray Toothman, 63, loving Father, Grandfather and Son, passed away on November 2, 2015.Born in Charleston, West Virginia, he was the son of Bonnie Toothman and the late Bob Toothman.Randy was a 1970 graduate of Greenville High and furthered his studies, graduating from the University of South Carolina. A hard worker and dedicated to his career, Randy was the President...
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James T. Pearce

May 24, 1922 - November 1, 2015

James Tribble Pearce, widower of Ellis(Kit)Anderson Pearce died peacefully on November 1, 2015 at the age of 93.Born and raised in Columbia, SC, he was the third of four sons of the late Thomas Butler and Anna Tribble Pearce. He attended local schools in Columbia and started out at Duke University before graduating from USC in 1942.Mr. Pearce served in the US Marine Corps over 3 1/2 years with 2...
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James Rodney Jordan

October 22, 1932 - October 29, 2015

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Gene Wyatt Horton

June 29, 1924 - October 28, 2015

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Deloris Wilson-Blais

July 27, 1947 - October 28, 2015

Deloris Wilson-Blais, 68, lifelong resident of Greenville, passed away October 28, 2015.Dee loved gardening and enjoyed spending time outdoors. She was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church.Surviving are her husband, Henry L. Blais; mother, Willette Lollis; and two brothers, Lewis Wilson and Neil Wilson.She was preceded in death by her father, Fred L. Wilson.Funeral services will be held...
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Franklin David Mitchell

June 16, 1933 - October 27, 2015

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Edward Leon Smith

June 29, 1927 - October 27, 2015

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Howard Jerome Bland

February 1, 1930 - October 25, 2015

Howard J. Bland, age 85 (D.O.B. February 1, 1930), passed away on October 25, 2015. Howard was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania to the late Dr. Albert D. and Rose Bland. Howard has been a resident of Greer, South Carolina since 1982. Originally from Yeadon, Pennsylvania, he moved to Greenville County to become part-owner in the Dan F. Williamson Company in Greer. After his retirement from the...
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Janice B. Hodous

January 12, 1946 - October 23, 2015

Janice “Jan” Bracy Hodous, 69, died October 23. She was born on January 12, 1946 in Norwalk, Ohio, the daughter of Lorene Bracy and the late Burton Bracy. Jan graduated from Rocky River High School in 1964 and Miami University of Ohio in 1968. Jan worked several years for Higbees department store and the May Company in Cleveland, Famous Barr in St. Louis and most recently for over 20...
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Rosetta R. GALLMAN

April 17, 1926 - October 23, 2015

Rosetta Ivester Gallman, wife of the late John L. Gallman, went home to be with the Lord, October 23, 2015.Born in Toccoa, GA, she was the daughter of the late Jonas and Beulah Ayers Ivester.Rosetta was a wonderful Mother and Grandmother who always put everyone else first. She loved her Lord and was a master gardener with beautiful flowers growing at her home all year long.She was preceded in...
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Brian Patrick Smyth

August 24, 1968 - October 19, 2015

Brian Patrick Smyth, age 47 of Greenville, passed October 19, 2015 at his home. He was born in Stafford, NJ to the late John Patrick Smyth and Lillian Louise Collum-Smyth. He was a graduate of Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA with a BA in Communications, was a veteran of the US Navy and was of the Catholic faith.Surviving are his daughter, Samantha and son, Nicholas of Greenville; sister...
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Ruby H. Conrad

June 30, 1938 - October 18, 2015

Ruby Joann Hunt Conrad of Hendersonville passed peacefully October 18, 2015 at Park Ridge Health in her 77th year. She was born in Rock Hill, SC to the late James Curtis Hunt and Ruby Presnell Hunt. She spent her childhood years in Greenville. Ruby was retired from Belk in Easley after ten years of service. She was of the Baptist faith and was an avid fan of gospel and country music.Surviving...
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David Raymond Skoug

March 19, 1949 - October 17, 2015

David Raymond Skoug, beloved husband of Jeanne Marie Skoug, passed October 17, 2015 at the Medical University of South Carolina in his 66th year. He was born in Eau Claire, WI to Raymond Matthew Skoug and the late Rose Elaine Biesterveld. He earned his MBA from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Recently he retired from Michelin after 35 years of dedicated service. David enjoyed athletics,...
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Robert Joseph Poterala

December 24, 1942 - October 16, 2015

Robert J. Poterala, 72, of Greenville, SC died Saturday. Born in Hackensack, NJ, he was a son of the late Joseph Franklin and Laura Menier Porterala. He was an engineering graduate of Clemson University. Robert was founder and Chairman of Mascoe Systems.Surviving are his wife, Freddie Grant Poterala; a son Joe (Shay) of Simpsonville; a brother, Jay Stephen Poterala; and three grandchildren, Allie...
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