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

Patricia Angella Riddle

August 6, 1934 - August 31, 2015

Patricia T. “Patsy” RiddleGreenville Mrs. Patricia Angella Tate Riddle, 81, wife of the late William Belton “Bill” Riddle, passed away Monday August 31, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Forest City, NC, to the late George and Marie Hughes Tate, “Patsy”, owner of Palmer School of Dance, had a passion for...
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Elizabeth Josephine Hendry

September 10, 1933 - August 31, 2015

Elizabeth J. (Betty-Jo) Hendry, a resident of Greenville, SC since 2011, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2015. Betty-Jo was born on September 10, 1933 in Gainesville, FL, the daughter of Robert Reece and Christine Medlock Brabham. She graduated from Gainesville High School and Massey Business School in Jacksonville, FL. A career administrative professional, she began her career at the...
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Manuben D. Desai

March 25, 1918 - August 28, 2015

Services for Manuben D. Desai of Greenville will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, August 30, 2015 in the Chapel of The Mackey Mortuary.
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Evelyn Gantt Williams

January 31, 1920 - August 26, 2015

Evelyn Elizabeth Gantt Williams, 95, lifelong resident of Greenville, died August 26, 2015.Evelyn was the daughter of the late Homer Weldon and Lois Strickland Gantt. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lawrence B. Garrison and Ernest H. Williams; and three brothers, H. W. Gantt, Jr., George Gantt and Donald A. Gantt.She was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church.Surviving are her son,...
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Mary Frances Nelson

March 10, 1925 - August 25, 2015

Mary Frances Rinehart Nelson went home to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, August 25, at the age of ninety. Mary Frances was born on March 10, 1925, in Springfield, Missouri, to Dr. J. S. Rinehart, a physician, and Myrtle Dot Haworth Rinehart, an English teacher. Her family lived briefly in Brownsville, Texas and West, Texas before moving in1938 to Flora, Indiana, which she always considered...
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Denise Suzanne Williams

August 18, 1961 - August 21, 2015

Denise Suzanne Williams, 54, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, August 21, 2015 after years of declining health.Born in Spartanburg, she was a daughter of the late William J. Lloyd and Mrs. Faye Cooley Wood who survives. Denise was a 1979 graduate of Dorman High School. She was most proud of her family and will be lovingly remembered as a faithful and devoted wife, mother and grandmother...
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Sarah Bridges Ragsdale

June 29, 1921 - August 20, 2015

Sarah Bridges Ragsdale, 94, wife of the late Eugene Clifton Ragsdale, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, NC. Born in Anderson County, a child of the late Clayton and Lila Looper Bridges, Sarah worked at Judson Mill as a cloth inspector until her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Kevin Ragsdale...
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John Carl Meier

September 1, 1930 - August 19, 2015

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Joseph Ralph Warren

August 11, 1924 - August 18, 2015

Joseph “Ralph” Warren passed away on August 18, 2015 at the age of 91. “Ralph” was a proud Marine who served our country in World War II and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. For many years, and up until his death, he frequently visited schools to share with students his experiences as a soldier during WWII. His love and dedication to the Marine Corps was a true...
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Thomas Clyde Christy

December 18, 1948 - August 15, 2015

Thomas Clyde Christy, 66, of Greenville, SC, son of Clyde and Rachel Christy, died suddenly on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at his lake house in Greenwood, S.C. A life-long resident of Greenville, Tommy was employed by Bell South from 1970 until his retirement in 2002. Tommy was also co-owner of Health Force Healthcare Services, and became more involved in the business after his retirement from...
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Mary Elizabeth Sizemore Yarbray

September 8, 1922 - August 13, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Huff Yarbray, age 92, passed peacefully August 13, 2015 at McCall Hospice House. She was born in Greenville County to the late Lemuel Huff and Nannie Cason Huff. She graduated from Ellen Woodside High School where she excelled in basketball and was a devoted member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Surviving are her son, Thomas Michael Sizemore; grandsons, Ashley Rider, Adam...
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David Terry Vaughn

January 29, 1939 - August 10, 2015

David T. Vaughn of Simpsonville, SC went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2015. He was a loyal and loving husband to Donna, his wife of 50 years.How can we describe, to those who didn’t know him, how kind a husband, how gentle and wise a father, and how compassionate and caring a grandfather he was? He was an iconic lover of Jesus, his family, and those in need. If we had to simply...
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John Eldon Thomas

November 22, 1942 - August 9, 2015

“Okay”. “Okay” was John’s nightly response to Grady. Grady, an African Grey Parrot, is one of a variety of pets that took-up residence in John’s home over the years. While John liked dogs, his home always seemed to have more variety when it came to pets – a revolving door of turtles, hamsters, guinea pigs, cats, birds, fish, rabbits, and more, that...
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Annette S. Weaver

March 10, 1936 - August 9, 2015

Annette Rose Weaver, beloved wife for 58 years of Frankie “Butch” Lynn Weaver, passed peacefully August 9, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital Downtown in her 79th year. She was born in Lexington County to the late Grady Cyrus Smith and Virtilla Lenora Roberts Smith. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Randal Wayne Weaver of Greenville; daughters, Joni Marie Weaver Gillis (James...
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Jan Nanette Howard

November 8, 1951 - August 7, 2015

On August 7, 2015 Jan Nanette Robinson Howard passed away at her home. Jan was a vibrant asset to the Greenville community, especially the nonprofit community. Her passing leaves a void that will be in the community for some time.Jan leaves to mourn, two sisters, Delta Wright of Houston, Texas and Judy Valladares of Universal City, Texas. She also leaves a close friend, Teresa Powell, as well...
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Hewlett Kelly Sullivan

September 30, 1929 - August 5, 2015

Hewlett Kelly Sullivan, Jr., 85, a life-long Greenvillian, died at home surrounded by his family, Wednesday, August 5, 2015 of complications from a 2009 stroke. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina on September 30, 1929, the son of Christine Mahon and Hewlett Kelly Sullivan. For fifty years, Hewlett Sullivan, Jr., co-owned and managed the family business, Hale’s Jewelers and Diamond...
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Virgil Wilmoth Farmer

December 14, 1918 - August 4, 2015

Virgil W. FarmerSpringfield, OR Virgil Wilmoth Farmer, 96, formerly of Greenville, SC, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 4, 2015 surrounded by his family in Springfield, Oregon. Virgil was born in Chattanooga, TN, in 1918 to the late Stewart B. and Hazel Turner Farmer. He was a graduate of Chattanooga High School. He worked as a draftsman at Chattanooga Boiler Co. before entering into the U...
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Doyle Durant Fulbright

February 9, 1936 - August 4, 2015

Doyle D. “Randy” Fulbright, 79, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, August 4, 2015 at his home.He is survived by his wife, Ann Fulbright, of the home; his children, Denise Privette, Vicki Bouzek, Raymond Havard and Leighann Burdett, Fred and Robert Barrett; and beloved grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.Mr. Fulbright is at The Mackey Mortuary where the family will receive...
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Harriet Calvert Dempsey

November 11, 1933 - August 2, 2015

Harriet Calvert Dempsey, beloved wife of Jerry Edward Dempsey, died at home on August 2, 2015 with her family by her side. Born in Abbeville, SC in 1933, she was the daughter of John William Calvert and Harriet Coan Calvert. Harriet attended Abbeville High School where she was a cheerleader and the editor of her senior yearbook. She was a member of the synchronized swimming team at Winthrop...
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Virginia Thompson Moore

January 14, 1916 - August 1, 2015

Virginia Thompson Moore was born January 14, 1916 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the daughter of George and Linda Dwiggins Thompson. She passed away peacefully August 1, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina. She is preceded in death by her husband Otis Prentiss Moore and daughter Anne Prentiss Moore and her two sisters. Surviving are her son Walter Bruce Moore and his wife Carroll of Greenville, her...
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Lindsey E. Mann

March 8, 1925 - August 1, 2015

Lindsey E. Mann, Sr., husband of the late Myrtle Nelson Mann, died Saturday, August 1, 2015.Born in Jonesboro, NC, he was the son of the late Lemuel Chester and Mamie Jane Holland Mann. He was a member of the Greatest Generation serving in the Navy during World War II. Lindsey retired from Publix Supermarkets after 30 years of service. In 1990, Lindsey and Myrtle moved to Greenville from...
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Gilbert R. Hooper

November 17, 1939 - July 29, 2015

Gilbert Randall (Buck) Hooper, of 20 Rock Garden Lane went home to be with the his Heavenly Father July 29, 2015.Born in Greenville November 17, 1939, he was the son of the late Felix E. and Myrtle Rigdon Hooper. He was a 1958 graduate of Berea High School and served in the Army Reserves. Buck worked in Finance and Insurance and was the owner of ATJ Janitorial Service. He was an active member...
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Patricia McDaniel Daugherty

November 1, 1938 - July 27, 2015

Patricia McDaniel Daugherty, 76, passed away Sunday evening July 26, 2015 at home with her family by her side.Born in Rutherfordton, NC, she was a daughter of the late Dr. William Jason McDaniel, Sr. and Edna Capel McDaniel.Pat received a BA in Math from Queens University of Charlotte. Following her graduation she joined the gas turbine business of GE as a Computer Programmer. She also taught...
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Douglas Harold Strattman

January 3, 1950 - July 27, 2015

Douglas Harold Strattman, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed suddenly July 27, 2015. He was born in Ste. Genevieve, MO to the late Floyd Harold Strattman and Zita Marie Parres Strattman. Mr. Strattman was a graduate of The University of Missouri at Rolla, was a Professional Engineer and business management consultant.Surviving are his wife, Mary Love Gardner Strattman;...
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Thompson Taylor

July 26, 2015 - July 26, 2015

Thompson Taylor, son of Justin Mathew and Lindsey Michelle Beard Taylor entered this life briefly on July 26, 2015.
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Ruby Lee Thomas

March 12, 1923 - July 23, 2015

Ruby L. ThomasMauldin Ruby Lee Friddle Thomas, 92, wife of the late Doyle Ashley Thomas, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenville County, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Ola McAdams Friddle. Mama Ruby loved gardening and working in her yard, especially growing flowers and keeping everything pretty the way that Doyle used to do, whom...
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Martha Emery Streu

October 16, 1926 - July 19, 2015

Martha Emery Streu, wife of Herbert Thomas Streu, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her residence in Greenville. Martha was born October 16, 1926 in Charleston, IL to the late Manfred and Pauline Emery Saltzman. Following the death of Pauline, she was adopted in 1934 and raised by her uncle, Kieth Emery and his wife Ella. She attended Andrew School for Girls in Willoughby, OH from 1941 to 1943...
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Judith Ann Goodman

November 1, 1939 - July 18, 2015

Judith Ann Goodman, age 75, passed peacefully July 18, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital Downtown. She was born in Ithaca, NY to the late Abner Hertzmark and Beatrice Kessler Hertzmark. She was the Executive Sr. Vice President of Great Adventures, Inc. and was of the Jewish Faith. Her life was dedicated to her community through many volunteer activities and Centre Stage Theatre. She also enjoyed...
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John Faulkner Mansure

October 31, 1990 - July 14, 2015

John Faulkner Mansure, Jr., beloved son of John and Ruth Mansure passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, July 14, 2015.“Jack” as he was fondly known was a 2009 graduate of Greenville High School. He received a BS in Biology from the College of Charleston and was currently enrolled in post graduate studies in Bio-Chemistry.The ever playful Jack will be remembered for his great &ldquo...
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Audrey Sue Ridgeway

December 28, 1925 - July 13, 2015

Sue RidgewayGreenville Audrey Sue Horton Ridgeway, 89, wife of the late Robert Ragsdale “Bob” Ridgeway, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 in Greenville. Born in Landrum, to the late Grayson and Mary Bruce Horton, Sue was a member of Northgate Baptist Church. For sixty-six years she was heavily involved with the church by teaching Sunday School, membership in the Ruth Sunday School...
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Marion E. Clark

March 22, 1939 - July 13, 2015

Marion E. Clark, age 76 of Taylors, passed peacefully at St. Francis Eastside on July 13, 2015. He was born in Greenville to the late Cecil Horace Clark and Theresa Ruth Derrick. Mr. Clark was a member of Edwards Road Baptist Church, a veteran of the US Air Force and was retired from Michelin.Surviving are his sons, Scott Clark and wife Belinda of Taylors and Derrick Clark and wife Cathy of...
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Valerie M. Knowles

April 30, 1921 - July 12, 2015

Valerie Malmar Knowles of Atlanta, Georgia and formerly Greenville, SC, was called to heaven July 12, 2015 to be with her Lord and Savior and with her husband of fifty years, Cecil Martin Knowles, who preceded her in death in 1998.Valerie was born April 30, 1921 in Westfield, New Jersey to Hilda Reeb Malmar and Ward Brewster Malmar. She is survived by her two daughters: Debbie Spink and husband...
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Lyles Houston

September 27, 1950 - July 10, 2015

Lyles Houston, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 10, 2015.Born in San Antonio, Texas, he was a son of the late Reagan and Mary Jane Lyles Houston.He was a graduate of Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas and attended the University of Texas, Austin where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.Early in his career he was a licensed Real Estate Broker in Austin, Texas....
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William Dickerson

March 26, 1999 - July 9, 2015

William Levi Dickerson, beloved son of Kirk & Amy Dickerson, died peacefully in his home on July 9, 2015.William was born March 26, 1999 in Greenville, SC. He is survived by his brother, Gresham and his sister, Lucy; by two grandmothers, Mrs. Johnny Gresham and Mrs. Larry Dickerson; aunts and uncles: Steve & Betsy Eager, Jeff & Mary AllyeB Purtle, Andre' & Julie Dickerson,...
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Horace Alexander Morris

September 25, 1937 - July 9, 2015

Horace “Jack” Morris, Jr.Greenville Horace Alexander “Jack” Morris, Jr., 77, husband of the late Shelby Jo Miller Morris, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Born in Greenville, to the late Horace Alexander and Catherine Wilson Morris, Jack was a graduate of The Citadel (c/o 1959) where he was Third Battalion, India...
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Johnny Marvin Forrester

October 22, 1942 - July 7, 2015

Johnny (John) M. Forrester, 72, passed away July 7, 2015 after a courageous four year battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Herbert and Mary Whitt Forrester. John retired from Union Carbide/Kemet Electronics. He was a member of Roper Mountain Baptist Church for more than 30 years, serving as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, Training Union Director and choir member. He was a volunteer...
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Patty Wiggins Brock

August 16, 1934 - July 6, 2015

Patty “Pat” Wiggins Brock, beloved wife of Charles E. “Charlie” Brock, passed peacefully July 6, 2015 at her home in her 80th year. She was a loving mother of Charles “Chip” Brock (Gina) of Paducah, KY, Carl Brock (Vicky) of Greenville, and Adele “Dell” Aycock (Mark) of Greenville; adoring grandmother of Kathleen, Kelly, Alex, Abby, and Rebecca;...
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Bryan Arthur Pyle

June 16, 1940 - July 5, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Helen D. Blair

May 5, 1929 - July 3, 2015

Helen D. Blair, widow of Ansel E. Blair, passed peacefully into her heavenly home July 3, 2015. She was born in Seneca to the late Warren T. Moore and Marie Dodd Moore. Helen was a faithful member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and formerly of St. Mark UMC for many years and was retired from Cone Mills and Union Bleachery in Greenville.She was predeceased by first husband, Jack D....
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Girishkumar B. Kinariwala

June 27, 1949 - July 3, 2015

Girish B. Kinariwala, 66, passed away July 3, 2015.He is survived by his wife, Bhamini, son, Paras, daughter, Dipa, son-in-law, Jaymon and grandchildren, Jacob, Aubri and Amiya.Services will be conducted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 2:30pm at The Mackey Mortuary, 311 Century Drive.In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Vedic Center of Greenville.
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Sallie B. Owens

September 25, 1925 - July 3, 2015

Sallie Bartles Owens, widow of the late Roy Leslie Owens, passed away July 3, 2015.Born in Union, she was the daughter of the late James Henry Bartles, Jr., and Stella Early Bartles.Sallie raised her family and then started her career at Greenville Hospital System in 1976. She retired in 1994 to be a full-time Grandmother. She loved God, her family and her friends intensely.She was a member of...
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Frances W. Briggs

June 19, 1925 - July 2, 2015

Frances Welborn Briggs, age 90, passed peacefully on July 2, 2015 in Greenwood. She was born in Greenville to the late Robert Louie Welborn and Marie Hill Welborn. In addition to her parents she was preceded by her beloved husband of 58 years, Raymond Earl Briggs; brother, Robert L. Welborn, Jr.; and sister Janet Welborn Thompson.She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church,...
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Brenda Gail Childers

December 28, 1941 - July 2, 2015

Brenda Singleton Childers, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015.Born in Greenville, Brenda began her healthcare career as an OR Technician at Greenville General Hospital. She worked for Dr. Charles Zaglin and retired from Piedmont Oral Surgery Associates.She was a devoted member of Edwards Road Baptist Church where she eagerly served in many areas. Her love for Jesus Christ was...
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Ramona Shumate Fenwick

September 22, 1934 - June 25, 2015

Ramona Shumate Fenwick went home to be with the Lord on June 25, 2015. She was born in Kirvin, Texas, in 1934. From her new home she now watches over Joseph Fenwick, her loving husband of 57 years; daughter Jill Wissing; son Chris Fenwick; daughter-in-law Kelly Fenwick; grandsons Kyle Wissing, Conner Fenwick, and Brent Fenwick; granddaughters Jennifer Wissing and Bailey Fenwick; sister Connie...
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Mary Lou M Reid

October 16, 1916 - June 25, 2015

Mary Lou Mims ReidGreenvilleMrs. Reid, born October, 1916, in Greer, South Carolina, died Thursday, June 25, 2015. She was the wife of James Jefferson Reid and the daughter of David Henry Mims and Mae Springfield Mims.She was educated in the public schools of Greenville, graduating from Greenville High School in 1934. She graduated from the Woman’s College of Furman University in 1938 with...
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Allen Freeman Cantrell

June 13, 1939 - June 24, 2015

Allen Freeman Cantrell, age 76, husband of Carole Anne Unick Cantrell, sadly passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Liberty, SC, to the late Wallace Brunson and Blanche Hendricks Cantrell, Allen graduated from Clemson University in 1962 then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force to serve his country. He was stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War,...
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Patricia Anne Callander

April 25, 1942 - June 23, 2015

Patricia Anne “Pat” Callander, 73, died unexpectedly of natural causes Tuesday, June 23, 2015.Born in Seward, Nebraska she was a daughter of the late Rex and Velma Parrish Bell.Pat was a kindergarten teacher after attending Doane College. Later she owned and operated a children’s clothing store, Callander’s Collection, and a coffee house, Coffee Street Coffee Shop. Pat was...
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James Bernard Ganz

July 5, 1933 - June 23, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Elizabeth Helen Miller

November 7, 1924 - June 21, 2015

Elizabeth Helen Stewart Miller, wife of the late Thomas Edward Miller, Sr., passed away on June 21, 2015 at her residence in Greenville, SC. Born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Alexander and Edith Coull Stewart, “Betty” was always a very active person and a natural when it came to fashion and design. She spent time in a singing group that toured the country and was even a runner-up...
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Janice Fant Gilmore

August 14, 1940 - June 18, 2015

Janice Fant Gilmore, of Greer, wife of the late Dr. William Dennis Gilmore, Jr., died Thursday, June 18, 2015.Born in Athens, GA, she was the daughter of the late William Carlisle and Mae Belle Esco Fant. Janice was a graduate of Greenville General Hospital Nursing School. While her nursing career was short, her long life career was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Christian, and a humble...
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Hildred Schlosser

January 30, 1928 - June 18, 2015

Hildred Picklesimer Schlosser, 87, wife of the late Benjamin Harrison Schlosser, passed away June 18, 2015.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late T. E. and Ethel Baldwin Picklesimer. Hildred owned and operated Windy Hill Stables.Surviving are her three daughters, Diane Reuschle and her husband Robert, of Greer; Cheryl Foster and her husband Jack of Piedmont; and Brenda Allen and...
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Agnes Leona Dean

August 31, 1921 - June 17, 2015

Leona Rine Dean, age 93, passed away June 17, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina. She was born in Grass Range, Montana to the late Harry Rine and Lila Chittick.Leona's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.
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Georgia Whitner Kill

August 14, 1936 - June 16, 2015

Georgia Whitner Kill, 78, beloved wife of Michael Joseph Kill, passed away on June 16, 2015 at McCall Hospice House of Greenville.Born in Atlanta, GA, August 14, 1936, she was the daughter of the late John Selby Whitner and Jane Hill Whitner. She was preceded in death by her sister, Jane Whitner O’Sullivan and her brother-in-law M. M. O’Sullivan, Jr. of Atlanta.After having lived in...
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Eloise Beeks Smith

May 21, 1923 - June 14, 2015

Mrs. Eloise Beeks Smith, 92, wife of the late Charles V. Smith, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Greenville Place. Born in Ware Shoals, to the late Stanley Stepp and Marian Williams Beeks, Eloise was always one to help others. From the time she was 4 years old, Eloise knew she wanted to be a nurse. “I love my work and, most importantly I love helping people.” For over 40 rewarding...
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Jonas Karl Rudy

September 9, 1924 - June 14, 2015

Jonas Karl Rudy was born in Lewistown, PA, on September 9, 1924. His parents were Jonas Ulmont Rudy and Esther Elizabeth Shafer Rudy. Karl grew up on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Dauphin, PA, where he attended Dauphin public schools. He graduated from the eleventh grade as valedictorian of his class. The next year he and his best friend hitchhiked 9 miles daily from Dauphin to Harrisburg...
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Jerry Lee Almond

May 4, 1943 - June 13, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Teresa Emilia Gonzalez

October 9, 1933 - June 11, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Teresa Emilia Gonzalez will be 3:00 PM Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Greer.The family will be receiving friends, following the service, in the chapel of The Mackey Mortuary, Greenville.
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Ruth H. Corbin

October 11, 1918 - June 10, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Sandra Pauline Crowe

January 17, 1938 - June 9, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Nell Martha Morgan

May 31, 1920 - June 8, 2015

Nell Martha May Morgan, 95, beloved wife of J. Thurman Morgan, went home peacefully to her Lord Jesus, on Monday, June 8, 2015. Born in Greenville, SC, she was the only child of the late Jack Lee May and Lillie Mae Roberts May.Married 73 years, she and Mr. Morgan shared a rich history including two and a half years stationed on the west coast during Mr. Morgan's service in the Army Air Corps...
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Marian Meyer Bopp

September 13, 1924 - June 8, 2015

Marian Edith Meyer Bopp, wife of the late Emery Bopp, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2015, at Rolling Green Village. Born in Jamaica, Queens, New York in 1924, Marian was a graduate of Wilson College and New York Theological Seminary, where she studied religious theater. She came to Greenville with her husband, to work and teach at Bob Jones University. For 35 years, Marian worked as a theatrical...
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Mary Wanda Hancock

April 4, 1919 - June 6, 2015

Mary Wanda Hancock, widow of Jack Haynes Hancock, Sr., passed peacefully June 6, 2015 at the Cottages at Brushy Creek in her 96th year. Born in Maunie, IL on April 4, 1919 to Zene Alvin Daniel and Stella Ramming Daniel as one of five girls. The family moved to Evansville, IN where she graduated at Reitz High School and Lockyear Business College. In 1937 she went to work as a secretary at...
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Thomas H. White

January 30, 1926 - June 5, 2015

Thomas Houston White, better known as “Tom”, died June 5th 2015 in Greenville, SC. He was the beloved husband of Audrey Roe White. Born in Greenville, S.C, son of the late Len Graham and Corean Gossett White. Tom was a founding member of Saint Matthew United Methodist Church. He served as church treasurer for many years and also served on various church boards. He was a member of the...
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Jimmie Ann Wooten

January 20, 1940 - June 3, 2015

Jimmie Ann Mills Wooten of Greenville passed peacefully surrounded by her family on June 3, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Roy King Mills and Lena Pettit Mills. After her retirement from Kemet she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, William “Mickey” M....
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Diane Bennett Wolfhard

January 18, 1940 - June 1, 2015

Diane Bennett Wolfhard, beloved wife of Michael R. Wolfhard, passed peacefully June 1, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital Downtown in her 75th year. She leaves behind her sister, Joyce Bennett Holland, her two daughters, Andie Hupp and Christine Lindquist, and her five adoring grandchildren, Madeline Hupp, Carter Hupp, Caroline Jenkins, Linden Hupp, and Bennett Jenkins.Diane received her bachelor's...
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James Edmund Chrismon

January 28, 1927 - May 31, 2015

James Edmund Chrismon (Ed), beloved husband of Vera McDaniel Chrismon, died on May 31, 2015 in Columbia, SC. Born in Greensboro, NC in 1927, he was the son of the late James Robert Chrismon and Salene Kivett Chrismon. Ed was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the Military Police Battalion during the Nuremburg Trials. He attended North Carolina State University and was a past Grand...
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Sandra Cumbia Matherly

September 10, 1955 - May 29, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Virginia Mary Hunter

January 31, 1941 - May 27, 2015

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

September 1, 1940 - May 26, 2015

Khosrow Haghshenas (Cyrus), died peacefully on May 26, 2015 in Greenville, SC. Cyrus was born in Iran, and became a citizen in the 1980s Cyrus graduated from the University of South Florida and moved to Greenville, SC.Cyrus joined Michelin Tire Company and worked as a Mechanical Engineer, and later worked for World Acceptance Corporation in their IT Department. He retired in 2005 in Greenville,...
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Sylvia Marie Kinross

March 27, 1942 - May 24, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Vivian Ward Bursley

October 21, 1918 - May 23, 2015

On May 23, 2015, Vivian Ward Bursley peacefully took her last breath and entered the presence of Jesus Christ with family by her side. At 96 years young, she was a pistol and a lady whose greatest joys in life came from making others laugh and Carolina anything. She loved to dance. She loved to laugh. And she loved her family.She was born Vivian, October 21, 1918, in Fort Worth, Texas, to the...
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Kristine Louise Coyne

November 3, 1945 - May 23, 2015

Kristine Louise CoyneNov. 3, 1945 – May 23, 2015After a six-year battle with breast cancer, Kristine Coyne passed away peacefully at home, with her family by her side.She is preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Glenn Hershberger, and her husband, Robert Coyne. She is survived by brother, Doug Hershberger (Ellen), sister, Leslie Clary (Jai and Zeke), son, Andy Coyne (Jodi),...
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Carolyn Mahon Tate

February 14, 1932 - May 22, 2015

Carol Mahon Tate of 23 Creekridge at Cascades at Verdae was called home to her Lord and Savior on May 22, 2015 after a long illness. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, George Edwin Tate. Carol was surrounded continually by the loving care of her 4 children, 5 step-children and many grandchildren in her days of declining health. In addition, she was cared for by many exceptional...
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Shirley Jean Harju

January 9, 1926 - May 14, 2015

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Edgar Eugene Dobbins

January 4, 1934 - May 13, 2015

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Annette Wai To

August 14, 1949 - May 12, 2015

Annette ToTaylors Annette Wai To, of Taylors, SC, passed away peacefully on the Twelfth of May, 2015 her adoring children and beloved nephew in attendance. Annette was born in Hong Kong and moved her family to the United States in 1989. She was a loving and caring mother who always kept the well-being of her children in mind, she taught them to be kind, considerate, mindful, well-mannered and...
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Doris Pauline Mathieu

November 3, 1926 - May 12, 2015

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Elayne Barasch Smith

March 15, 1932 - May 11, 2015

Elayne SmithSimpsonville Elayne Adele Barasch Smith, 83, wife of the Late Benjamin Smith, passed away peacefully May 11, 2015. Born in the Bronx, NY, she was a retired bookkeeper, having worked in the school system. She attended Temple of Israel. Elayne is survived by three sons, Russell Smith (Linda), Gary Smith (Laura), and Adam Smith (Nikki); five grandchildren, Jennifer, Michael, Jacob,...
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Aaron Lemet Corley

December 9, 1951 - May 10, 2015

Aaron CorleyTaylors Aaron Lemet Corley, 63, husband of Carol Ann Peters Corley, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his residence. Surviving, in addition to his wife of thirty years, are two sons, T.R. Pryse Evans of Greenville and Christopher Lee Corley of Westminster; two daughters, Hope Ann Evans Dize and Elizabeth Lee Evans-Williams, both of Greenville; a brother,...
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Gladys A. Deadwyler

January 19, 1921 - May 9, 2015

Gladys Anna Deadwyler, 94, passed away May 9, 2015.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Clifford Lee and Macie Barnett Deadwyler.Gladys retired from the automotive industry after a long productive career in bookkeeping. She was an active member of a National Business Women’s Sorority and held various positions. She was a lifelong member of Pendleton Street Baptist Church...
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Elizabeth Marchbanks Berfield

May 23, 1926 - May 7, 2015

Elizabeth Marchbanks Berfield, widow of Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gird Lamar Berfield, passed May 7, 2015 in her 88th year. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Gregory L. and Lee Berfield of Greer; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Bill Borchert of Greer; grandchildren, Drew Berfield, Craig Borchert and Mignon Mangin.She was born in Greenville County to the late Robert C. and Estelee Reece Marchbanks....
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Jane Fishburne Hipp

April 21, 1923 - May 6, 2015

Jane Gage Fishburne Hipp of Greenville, passed away at her Green Valley home on May 6 after a brief illness. Jane was the wife of the late Herman Neel Hipp, who predeceased her in 1984. Born in Walterboro, SC on April 21, 1923, Jane was the daughter of South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Edward Ladson Fishburne and Mary Patterson Gage Fishburne. She attended Converse College and graduated from...
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Harry Keller Ward

March 25, 1942 - May 2, 2015

Harry “Kelly” WardSimpsonville Harry Keller “Kelly” Ward, 73, husband of Rebecca S. Ward, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 2, 2015.Kelly was a Christian and attended Brookwood Community Church until his failing illness. Kelly was born on March 25, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN, to the late Dean Keller and Jean Rosanne Hadley Ward, but moved to Lake Worth, FL as a...
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Deborah Lee Cole

May 19, 1952 - May 1, 2015

Deborah Lee Himelein ColeGreenville Deborah Lee Himelein Cole died Friday, May 1, 2015, at her home in Greenville. She was 62. Born May 19, 1952, in Gowanda, NY, Deborah graduated from Boston University in 1974, earned a master’s degree from the University of Miami in 1978, and received a degree in physical therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1995. Always...
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Richard Buckley Jacques

August 8, 1988 - April 30, 2015

Richard Buckley JacquesGreenville, S.C.1988–2015 Richard Buckley Jacques, 26, of 214 Chapman Road passed away on April 30. He was the son of Dr. Richard Glenn Jacques and Mary Jane Gilbert Jacques, and was born on Aug. 8, 1988, in Greenville County. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Lauren Jacques Cox (Richard) and Amy Jacques Greenhaus (Michael), his niece Caroline Calhoun Cox,...
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Matthew Jackson Charpia

June 23, 1927 - April 26, 2015

Matthew (Mack) J. Charpia, 87, husband of Louise Rhodes Charpia passed away Sunday April 26, 2015. Born in Charleston, SC, he was the son of the late Matthew Jackson Charpia, Sr. and the late Blanche Nettles Charpia. Mr. Charpia was in the car business for 52 years; having a car dealership in Charleston with his father before moving to Greenville in 1960 to work with Attaway-Easterlin Pontiac. In...
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Diana A. Stathakis

July 23, 1923 - April 25, 2015

Diana A. Stathakis, widow of Mike T. Stathakis, died April 25, 2015.Pre deceased by her son Tommy Stathakis.Diana was born July 23, 1923 in North Augusta, SC, the daughter of Arthur and Anna Athanason. She and her husband Mike moved to Greenwood, SC where they raised their family. They owned the Grill Café for many years where both worked in the business. Diana was also interested in...
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Barbara Rose Ungar

May 15, 1932 - April 24, 2015

Barbara Rose Ungar, beloved wife of 59 years to Fred C. Ungar, passed peacefully on April 24, 2015 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, NC, in her 82nd year.She was born in St. Louis, MO, to the late Martin Thal and Bernice Bressler Thal. Barbara graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Master's Degree in physical education. Her professional life was dedicated...
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Frederic Zacus Hensley

December 8, 1945 - April 18, 2015

Frederic “Fred” HensleyTaylors Frederic Zacus “Fred” Hensley, 69, husband of Dianne Ragsdale Hensley, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital-Downtown. Born in Black Mountain, NC, to the late Robert Earl and Betty Massey Hensley, Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1963 until 1966 when he was honorably discharged. He returned home to work...
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Gary Francis Forte

September 2, 1945 - April 16, 2015

Gary ForteEasley Gary Francis Forte, 69, of Easley, SC died on April 16, 2015. Gary was born in Jefferson City, MO, on September 2, 1945, and was the son of the late Mary Catherine (Wallau) Fort and the late Forest Bernard Fort. Mr. Forte graduated from Jefferson City Senior High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Springfield Missouri. He graduated from Weaver College and...
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Adair S. Carpenter

May 11, 1931 - April 12, 2015

Adair Simkins Carpenter, 83, widow of William “Bill” L. Carpenter, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015.Born in Charlotte, NC, she was a daughter of the late William G. and Ellen Hines Simkins.Adair spent her entire working career alongside her husband at Carpenter Bros. Drug Store on Main Street in Greenville until it closed in 1996. In retirement she and Bill loved traveling and...
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Johanna Corbin Aiken

October 2, 1947 - April 10, 2015

Johanna Corbin Aiken died peacefully at home in Greenville, SC, on Friday, April 10, 2015. Born in Florence, SC, on October 2, 1947, Johanna was the third child of Henry Jefferson Corbin and Frederika Jeffcoat Corbin. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her brother, Henry Jefferson Corbin, Jr. Mrs. Aiken graduated from Columbia College in 1969. That same year she married Johnny, her...
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William Wallace Davies

October 14, 1922 - April 6, 2015

William Wallace Davies, 92, of Greenville, died on April 6, 2015 at home. He was preceded in death by his father Jack Davies and mother Hilda Wallace Wood.Born in Liverpool, England, Bill served in the Royal Navy during World War 2 for which he received the Pacific Star Medal, the Deference Medal, the 1939-1945 Star Medal and the War Medal. He retired from Greenville County School District. He...
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Carolyn Compton Head

May 18, 1930 - April 4, 2015

Carolyn HeadGreenville Carolyn Compton Head, 84, went to Heaven on Saturday, April 4, 2015. A daughter of the late Robert “Dude” and Hattie Caldwell Compton, Carolyn was a native of Greenville her entire life. She was a member of Wayside Baptist Church and a former member of Rutherford Road Baptist Church for over 55 years where she served as Sunday School Teacher, Bible School...
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Casey Bresnahan Gobeille

June 12, 1990 - March 29, 2015

Casey Bresnahan GobeilleGreenville Casey Bresnahan Gobeille, 24, formerly of Beverly, MA, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. The son of Steven Richard and Pamela Bresnahan Gobeille, Casey was a gift to the world the moment he came into it on June 12, 1990. He will be remembered for his ability to inspire others and spread happiness wherever he went. Many who had...
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Linda Gail Estes

October 3, 1943 - March 28, 2015

Linda EstesGreenville Linda Gail Estes, 71, beloved wife of David A. Estes, Sr. passed away peacefully Saturday evening, March 28, 2015 with her family by her side.Born in Waynesville, NC, she was the only child of the late Clarence G. and Rachel McDaniel Caldwell.Linda received an A.A. in Nursing from Guilford Technical College in Greensboro, NC. She was a Registered Nurse and retired from...
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Henry Franklin Wallace

February 19, 1936 - March 26, 2015

Henry Franklin Wallace, 79, of Greenville, SC, died on March 26, 2015. He is preceded in death by father Clifford Wallace and mother Hilda Rosser Wallace.A graduate of Greenville High School, Class of 1954, Frank Wallace served nine years in the US Navy and retired from Textile Mills and W.W. Granger. He was a longtime member of Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church.He is survived by his wife of 48...
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Julia Wallace Oswald

October 13, 1946 - March 25, 2015

Julia Wallace OswaldGreenville Julia Ann Wallace Oswald, 68, wife of Jay Lee Oswald, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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Jacob Ryan Baltz

November 25, 1977 - March 23, 2015

Jacob Ryan Baltz, 37, of Greenville, SC died Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home. He was born November 25, 1977 in Greenville, to the late Donny and Sue Baltz. He attended Hillcrest Middle School and Mauldin High School. Jacob lived in Greenville his entire life and surrounded himself with the best of friends, family, and good times. As loved ones think of Jacob, as they will often, memories of...
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Vaughn Kenneth Gustin

June 10, 1936 - March 23, 2015

After a battle with cancer, Vaughn Kenneth Gustin, affectionately referred to as “Gus” died on March 23, 2015 in Simpsonville, SC at the age of 78. He leaves behind his wife, Dianne; his sons Jim and Jon; his twin sister Vivian Gilbert; Dianne’s children Sheri, Mark and Bobbi; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.Gus was born on June 10, 1936 in Mansfield, Ohio to father...
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