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

Elizabeth Flinkingshelt

September 13, 1919 - October 22, 2016

Elizabeth Flinkingshelt, 97, of Greenville, SC, went to be with her Heavenly Father on October, 22, 2016. She was born in Elloree, SC on September 13, 1919; the daughter of the late Byers and Florence Heatley.Surviving is her son; Herman Flinkingshelt (Janice); her grandsons; Keith Flinkingshelt (Shelley) and Kevin Flinkingshelt (Stephanie); three step-grandchildren; Lamar Keeler (Angie), Shantel...
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Dwight A. Newton

May 8, 1936 - October 16, 2016

Dwight Albert Newton, 80, of Greenville, SC, passed away on October 16, 2016.Born in Melrose, MA, Dwight was the son of the late Waldo Earle Newton and Helen Boyce Metcalf. Dwight was preceded in death by his brother, Earle Newton and his sister, Marjorie Hallowell, and the mother of his children, Linda Kerr Harrison.He is survived by his boloved wife of 37 years, Edyth Newton and his children...
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May 14, 1932 - October 16, 2016

Spero “Speedy” Steve Petrakos, 84, of Greenville, passed away October 16, 2016.Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Steve and Pat Petrakos. He was a 1955 graduate of Furman University. He enlisted into the US Air Force and served six years where he became a Staff Sergeant. Speedy retired after 20 years in retail sales with Belks. Speedy was an avid reader, gardener...
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Joan D. Lynn

November 27, 1937 - October 16, 2016

Joan Dryman Lynn, 78, widow of Charles E. Lynn, passed from this life at the McCall Hospice House on October 16, 2016. Joan was born in Franklin, NC, and was the eldest child of the late Ressie and William Dryman. Joan was a retired Registered Nurse, having spent her career at Greenville County Detox Center, Greenville Memorial Hospital and St. Francis Hospital. She was a member of Reedy Fork...
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Richard Elton Gray

December 8, 1935 - October 15, 2016

Richard E. Gray, 80, of Taylors, SC, went home to be with his Lord on October 15, 2016, after a brief illness. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, on December 8, 1935 and was the son of the late Edward Ryland Gray and Letha Price Gray. He was a graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School and Bob Jones University where he received both undergraduate and master's degrees. He taught on the junior...
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Edna Catherine Edwards

March 6, 1929 - October 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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November 11, 1956 - October 13, 2016

Cheryl Ann Muscella, 59, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 13, 2016.Born in Lewistown, PA, she was the daughter of Donald and Mary Strausser. She is survived by her two sons; Brian and Marc (Stefanie) Muscella; five beloved grandchildren; two sisters; Valerie (Steve) Wolensky; and Paula (Stephen) Leung; one brother Michael (Jeanna) Strausser; and many nieces and nephews.A...
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Lawrence D. Carrier

April 18, 1945 - October 9, 2016

A Life Remembered: Lawrence “Larry” Douglas Carrier, 71, joined his Savior in Heaven on Sunday, October 9, 2016 after a courageous 20–month battle with cancer. He was at home with his family in Taylors, SC.Larry was born on April 18, 1945 in Atlanta, GA to the late William Silas Carrier, a professional musician, and Willene Daniel Carrier, part-time musician, homemaker, and...
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Evangeline Hyder Wells

April 24, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Gwendoline M. Garnett

December 25, 1936 - October 8, 2016

Gwendoline M. Garnett, 79, of Taylors, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Born December 25, 1936 in Acton, England, she was the daughter of the late Samuel T. and Annie P. Skelley.Gwen was preceded in death by her husband Bobby R. Garnett.She is survived by three children, David Garnett and his wife Shari of Carbondale, IL; Kathy Childress and her husband Martin of...
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Doris G. Goodwin

August 3, 1928 - October 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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William H. Berry

June 23, 1929 - October 6, 2016

William H. Berry, Jr., 87, of McCormick, SC passed away Thursday, October 7, 2016. Born in Louisville, KY, he was the son of William and Elizabeth Berry. Bill obtained both a bachelor's and master's degree and was a successful chemical engineer during his long career. Bill met and married his wife Julia in 1952. He is predeceased by his wife Julia and daughter Julia Lisa.A funeral service...
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Chongsook CHOE

March 10, 1932 - October 6, 2016

Services for Chongsook Choe will be held Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 3:00pm at The Mackey Mortuary. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.Visitation will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the mortuary.
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Samuel Mills Hunter

April 28, 1937 - October 5, 2016

Samuel Mills Hunter, Sr., 79, of Greenville, passed away October 5, 2016.Born in Wilmington, NC he was the son of the late Mills and Gertrude Hunter.Sam graduated from The Citadel with a degree in English. After serving in the Army he began his career with Jackson Mills in Wellford, retiring when the mill was closed. He was a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church.Surviving are his three...
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Margaret B. Schilling

April 30, 1917 - October 3, 2016

Margaret Buser Schilling, 99, of Greer, passed away October 3, 2016.Born in Thomas, WV to Harley Buser and Gladys Newcomer Buser, Margaret was the widow of Robert N. Schilling who died in 1975. She was predeceased by a brother, sister and son, Alan Kirk Schilling. She is survived by a daughter, Judith Schilling of Vallejo, CA; two grandchildren, Dominic (Sayra) Spediacci and Catlin Spediacci;...
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Judy Carole Cofer

February 22, 1949 - October 2, 2016

To know Judy was to love her. On October 2, 2016 she went home to be with Jesus. A genuinely beautiful soul who knew only love and compassion for others, she embodied all that is good in the human spirit. She fiercely loved her family and was truly happiest when they were all together, usually at her home, which was always home base for anything family related. She held many roles in her life;...
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Jean Marie Finch

April 3, 1943 - October 1, 2016

Jean Marie Finch, 73, of Taylors, died Saturday, October 1, 2016.Born in Taylors she was a daughter of the late James Charles and Marie Hudson Phillips.Jean worked in retail and was a member of Hillside Baptist Church.Surviving are her sons, Tommy Finch and his wife Katherine and Keith Finch and his wife Lisa all of Taylors; sisters, Geraldine Crain and her husband Richard of Greer; Martha Garner...
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Judith Liggett Adcock

March 22, 1937 - September 30, 2016

Judy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1937 and was the daughter Mary Louise Beerbower Liggett and Frank Rahm Liggett, Jr.She died peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016.Judy grew up in St. Petersburg, FL and attended St. Mary’s school in Raleigh, NC. In 1957, she married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Dan Adcock. Judy and Dan moved to Greenville, SC in 1969...
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JoAnn F. Shride

February 18, 1935 - September 29, 2016

JoAnn Foster Shride died peacefully on September 29, 2016.JoAnn is survived by her husband Larry Shride, son; Brian Lee Shride, daughters; Annette Shride Penland and husband David Thomas Penland, Julie Shride Merriman and husband Daniel Lee Merriman, Kelli Lorraine Shride. Grandchildren include; Andrew Joseph Merriman, Samuel Ross Penland, Lindsey Elaine Merriman, Cody Alexander Penland, and...
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Loc Cuu Nguyen

December 28, 1943 - September 28, 2016

Anthony Marie Loc Cuu Nguyen of Greenville, husband to Xuan Thanh Doan, passed away on September 28th, 2016.Born on December 28th, 1943 in Hue, Viet Nam, Mr. Nguyen served in the South Viet Nam Military prior to 1973. He retired from National Cabinet Lock in 2013.In addition to his wife of 50 years, Mr. Nguyen is survived by two sons: Tan Nguyen of Atlanta, GA, and Vu Nguyen of Greenville, SC;...
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Verda P. Fayssoux

April 21, 1916 - September 27, 2016

Verda Poole Fayssoux, age 100, widow of R. Scott Fayssoux passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Greenville Glen. She retired from the Greenville Hospital System and was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She is survived by 5 children, Lila Moseley (Milner) of Piedmont, SC, Morgan Fayssoux of Greenville, SC, Mary Jo Garner (Carlos) of Brevard, NC, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Fayssoux ...
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Julia Grider Berry

August 4, 1927 - September 27, 2016

Julia Grider Berry, 89, of McCormick, SC passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Born in Bowling Green, KY, she was the daughter of Robert and Agatha Layson. Julia attended Traphagen School of Fashion in New York. She met and married her husband William Berry in 1952. Julia is pre-deceased by her daughter, Julia Lisa, and is survived by her loving husband of 63 years. A funeral service will be...
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Mark Hamilton Saunders

September 8, 1962 - September 22, 2016

Mark Hamilton Saunders, 54, of Simpsonville, passed away September 22, 2016.Born in Rock Hill, he was the son Don Saunders, of Rock Hill and the late Bernadine Saunders.Mark graduated from Rock Hill High School and Winthrop University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He began his career with Bowater Carolina and most recently with Spectrum Reach, where he was most respected...
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Violet Nipper

January 16, 1926 - September 22, 2016

Violet Ruth “Dollie” Nipper, 90, of Rolling Green Village, passed away September 22, 2016.Born in Okmulgee, OK, she was the daughter of the late Blake and Olga Hines Wallace. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Nip” Nipper; and her siblings, Lavon, Helen, Bob and Warren.Dollie was a longtime member of Devenger Road Presbyterian Church and also was a member...
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Rose Marie L Wright

November 5, 1936 - September 22, 2016

Rose Lawhorn Wright, 79, of Greer, passed away September 22, 2016 at McCall Hospice House.Born in Washington, DC she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ina Lawhorn.She retired from Wright Metal Products where the staff loved her homemade pies and cakes. She loved to cook, fish, travel, spend time with her dog and playing in the pool with her grandchildren.Surviving is her loving husband of...
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James Alan Hopkins

November 25, 1941 - September 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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William J. Fedder

July 10, 1929 - September 19, 2016

W. Jerry Fedder, 87, of Greer, SC, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016.Jerry is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy G. Fedder, daughter, Karen of Charleston, SC, his son and daughter-in-law, Herbert and Josephine, of Seneca, SC, and grandchildren, Leah Fuller of Summerville, and Jacob of Tel Aviv, Israel.He was preceded in death by his brother Ross and sister-in-law, Helen.Educated in the...
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Dorothy Rabb Hammond

October 24, 1924 - September 17, 2016

Dorothy “Dot” Rabb Hammond, 91, wife of the late John Belton Hammond, passed away September 17, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late James MacMillan and Grace Rabb. Preceding her in death were her siblings, Georgina Powell and James MacMillan Rabb, Jr.Dot graduated from Furman University, Class of 1945. She was a longtime member of Taylors First Baptist Church...
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Lyla Addis Haggard

September 29, 1940 - September 17, 2016

Lyla Addis Haggard, 75, of Greenville, passed away on September 17, 2016. Lyla was born in Greenville, SC in 1940. She is the oldest daughter of William and Loyie Addis. She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church during her youth. She graduated from Traveler’s Rest High School in 1958; graduated from Furman University in 1962. She also has a master’s degree from Clemson...
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Marvin Russell Cobb

November 14, 1932 - September 14, 2016

Marvin Russell Cobb, 83, of Taylors, SC passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016.Born November 14, 1932 in Westminster, SC, Marvin was a son of the late Jordan Hughes Cobb and Claudia Collins Cobb. He graduated from Clemson College with a degree in electrical engineering in 1961. He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration after 30 years of government service. Marvin was a member of...
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Faye Rampey O Beam

December 12, 1919 - September 12, 2016

Faye Owens Beam, 96, of Piedmont, passed away September 12, 2016.Born in Greenwood County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Frederick and Julia Boland Rampey. She attended Pomaria Elementary and Secondary Schools and attended St. John’s Lutheran Church. The last surviving member of immediate family, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Elmer Rampey, Janie Rampey Sims and...
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Betty Cox Hughes

August 29, 1933 - September 12, 2016

Betty Cox Hughes of Greenville, SC passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.Born in Reidsville, NC, she was the daughter of Robert Avery and Ada Watkins Cox. She grew up in Reidsville and graduated from Piedmont Bible College with a degree in Religious Education. From her youth onward she dedicated her life to the service of her Lord.She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Robert J. Hughes. She...
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Betty H. Perrine

May 26, 1934 - September 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mackey Mortuary, GREENVILLE, SC.
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Elizabeth A. Polk

April 18, 1931 - September 10, 2016

Elizabeth Sullivan Polk, 85, of Greenville, passed away September 10, 2016.Born in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Lee O. Sullivan and Mattie Wynn Hambrick and was a graduate of Greenville High School. Elizabeth and her husband owned and operated Mahlon Polk Cleaners for over 50 years. She was a lifelong member of Sans Souci Baptist Church.Surviving are her husband of 66 years,...
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Charles Eugene Pruitt

July 26, 1938 - September 8, 2016

Charles “Chuck” Eugene Pruitt, 78, of 1415 Pelham Road died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at his home.He was born in Mt. Airy, NC and the son of the late Fred Lawrence Pruitt and Annie Virginia Bailey. He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Lynne McClement Pruitt.Chuck graduated from Wake Forest University in 1962 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He then spent 6 months in the US...
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Lauren Elizabeth Kline

October 16, 1989 - September 7, 2016

Her smile was like a sunflower, her heart as honey.Born October 16, 1989 in Danbury, CT and passed September 7, 2016 in Greenville, SC. She graduated Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant, SC in 2007.Lauren was the daughter of Carole V. Angeley (SC) and William C. Kline (MI).She is survived by her brother Michael W. Kline (SC) and stepbrother Jesse S. Angeley (MA), aunts Margie Decarli and Trish...
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Melvin L. Box

June 4, 1931 - September 7, 2016

Melvin L. Box, born June 4, 1931 entered into eternal rest, September 7, 2016 in his 85th year. He is survived by his wife Linda, loving children, Linda Jane, Leslie Ann, Lori Jean, and Randall Louis; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at a later date when family members can come together. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greer Rehabilitation...
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Norma Fowler Crume

May 2, 1923 - September 7, 2016

Norma Fowler Crume, 93, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016.A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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June 16, 1927 - September 5, 2016

Esther Ruth Marcoux, 89, of Taylors, SC passed away Monday, September 5, 2016.Born in Houghton, NY, Mrs. Marcoux was a daughter of the late Roy M. Allen and Millie Allen. She had a heart of hospitality in serving others. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Meribeth Wynn, Camilla Anderson, and Mary Anna McDonald; and a brother, Gerald Allen.She is survived by her...
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Ivonne Zapata Laster

December 28, 1961 - September 5, 2016

Gary was born in Sikeston, MO. He was the son of Hurley and Nancy Laster.He is survived by his sons Robert and Steven Laster and many nieces and nephews.Ivonne was born in Germany as her father was in the Army and stationed there during that time. She was the daughter of Ruben and Gloria Zapata. She is survived by her siblings, Mildred Cruz, Gloria McCracken, Eric Zapata, and Wanda Zapata. ...
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Mary Ellen Burk

April 5, 1931 - September 4, 2016

Mary Ellen Burk (Granny) went to heaven on Sunday September 4, 2016, back into the loving arms of her husband Ken Burk (Little Fella or Buddy). Mary Ellen was a resident at NHC in Mauldin, SC. Where is was assisted by the loving staff with her struggle with Alzheimer’s. Granny was born in Lake Placid NY on April 5, 1931 to Edgar and Margaret Kennedy.Mary Ellen was a graduate of Peru High...
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Walter Eugene COGGIN

November 22, 1937 - September 4, 2016

W. Eugene “Gene” Coggin, 78, of Greenville, SC passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016.Born in Atlanta, GA, Gene was a son of the late Daniel Hungerford Coggin, Sr. and Imogene Kincannon Coggin. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp and graduated from Southern Technical Institute. Gene worked for 40 years in the apparel industry, including time at Piedmont Industries and FGP International....
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Gary Wayne Laster

April 3, 1960 - September 3, 2016

Gary was born in Sikeston, MO. He was the son of Hurley and Nancy Laster.He is survived by his sons Robert and Steven Laster and many nieces and nephews.Ivonne was born in Germany as her father was in the Army and stationed there during that time. She was the daughter of Ruben and Gloria Zapata. She is survived by her siblings, Mildred Cruz, Gloria McCracken, Eric Zapata, and Wanda Zapata. ...
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Lois Thackston Boroughs

April 8, 1926 - September 1, 2016

Lois Thackston Boroughs, 90, of Greenville, SC went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, September 1, 2016.Born in Anderson, SC of the late Edward and Mabel Thackston. She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Southern Bell after 37 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.She is survived by her loving...
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Walter Ray Slagle

April 6, 1929 - August 31, 2016

Walter Ray Slagle of Taylors, SC, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31st. He served his country in the Marine Corps between World War II and the Korean conflict. Walt was in the 2nd Service Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was a member of the South Pacific Pistol and Rifle Team, and was stationed in Guam for the duration of his military service. He was preceded in death by his first...
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Mary Ruth Morgan

April 23, 1926 - August 31, 2016

Mary R. Morgan, 90, born April 23, 1926 of Greenville, SC, beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt went peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie Morgan; her daughter, Carline Turner; her parents, Nellie and Robert Miller; all of her siblings, Richard, Rob, Grady, Walt, Grace, Lydell and Jean.She is survived by her daughter, Tonda...
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Patricia W. Berry

August 29, 1931 - August 28, 2016

Patricia (Pat) Ann White Berry, 84, of Greenville, died on August 28, 2016 at her home.She was the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Helen S. White. She grew up in Greenville, SC and graduated Greenville High School with the class of 1949. She attended Columbia College. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Greenville.She is survived by her children, Thomas Steven Berry (Lori)...
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Suzanne Faris Heape

April 8, 1928 - August 28, 2016

Suzanne “Suzy” Maxwell Faris Heape, 88, of Greenville, passed away August 28, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Meriwether Stuart and Willa Nix Faris.Mrs. Heape was a graduate of Sullins College and Furman University. She was a member of First Baptist Greenville and the Fidelis Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Greenville Country Club, Poinsett Club,...
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Jack Morton

March 23, 1930 - August 26, 2016

Jack L. Morton, 86, of Greenville SC, died August 26, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth “Lib”, children Greg (Anita) Morton, Lynne (Jeff) Brown and David (Angela) Morton; and grandchildren, Laura (Andrew) Moore, 2nd LT Mitchell (Katie) Morton, USMC, Caroline Morton, Zachary Brown and Danielle Brown.He was a graduate of The University of South Carolina with a BS...
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Margaret Huskey

May 10, 1933 - August 25, 2016

Sara Margaret Cunningham Huskey, wife of the late Ronald Dale Huskey, Sr., died August 25, 2016.Mrs. Huskey was the daughter of the late Amos and Louise Cunningham. Mrs. Huskey was employed with PYA-Monarch and retired after 25 years of service. She was an active member and Deacon of Augusta Heights Baptist Church and also a member of the Joy Sunday School Class.Mrs. Huskey had a great love for...
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Robert D. Barber

June 4, 1917 - August 25, 2016

Mr. Barber was born in Vicksburg, MI the son of the late Dora and Thomas Barber. He was the youngest of ten children. He attended Western Michigan University on a full baseball scholarship and majored in Secondary Education. He taught 37 years in Michigan and with the last 7 years constructing houses in a technical training program for high school students.He was a faithful and active member of...
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Harrison R. King

June 24, 1926 - August 20, 2016

Harrison Richards King, 90, of Greenville, SC passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016.Born in Bryson City, NC, Mr. King was the son of the late Warren Nickerson King and Lucy Eleanor Hancock King. He served with the U.S. Marines in South Pacific during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America. Mr. King served as a deacon and elder at Second Presbyterian Church...
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Tommy Mike Mattos

August 8, 1933 - August 16, 2016

Tommy Mike Mattos, Sr., 83, of Simpsonville, SC passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at his home.Born in Spartanburg, SC, Mr. Mattos was a son of the late George J. and Ollie P. Mattos. A four-year Letterman in football, he graduated from Clemson University in 1956. An avid golfer, coach, and mentor for football and basketball, Mr. Mattos was also a Shriner and a Mason. In addition to his parents...
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Harvey Clinton Dellinger

March 29, 1946 - August 16, 2016

Harvey Clinton Dellinger was born March 29, 1946 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Henry Clinton Dellinger and Martha Sherrill Dellinger. He died August 16, 2016 after a brief illness. Harvey graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BFA in Commercial Art. His advertising career included work at Virginia Tech, Goudelock Advertising, Leslie Advertising, Henderson Advertising,...
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James Edwin Hall

April 20, 1924 - August 13, 2016

James E. Hall, 92, of Meadow Lane, Anderson, passed away Saturday August 13, 2016. He was born in Greenville on April 20, 1924 to the late James Edwin and Louisa Trammell Hall. He was married to the late Margaret Byers Hall for 50 years. He is survived by a daughter, Margaret (Penny) Hall Ruark, and her husband, Ed, of Tampa, FL; two sons, James Edwin (Jim) and his wife, Susan, of Hawaii; Roy...
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Hoyle Afton Dixon

April 17, 1918 - August 13, 2016

Hoyle Afton Dixon, passed peacefully on August 13, 2016 in his 98th year. Hoyle was born April 17, 1918 in Walnut Grove, MO to the late Fenton and Ellen Dixon. He graduated from Walnut Grove High School, where he met and married his wife of 75 years, Nora. She preceded him in death in January of this year. Hoyle served in the Army Air Force for three years, stationed in Alaska during World War...
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William A. Moore

August 19, 1927 - August 13, 2016

William “Bill” Moore, 88, of Cottages of Brushy Creek, passed away August 13, 2016.Born in West Blocton, AL, on August 19, 1927, he was the son of the late William T. and Lennie Collins Moore. Bill was married to his devoted wife Norma West Moore for 58 years. She preceded him in death in 2005.A graduate of Massey Business College, Bill began a long term construction career with...
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Michael M. Kleinfelter

February 24, 1951 - August 12, 2016

Michael M. Kleinfelter was born February 24, 1951 in Baltimore, MD to Melvin J. and Margaret Williams Kleinfelter. Mike, as he was affectionately called, graduated from Goldsboro High School in North Carolina and then attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh. While he was in college he met and married his wife Peggy Jean Gurley of Mt. Olive. He went on to graduate from NCSU in 1975...
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Dora W. Hicks

September 30, 1934 - August 12, 2016

Dora Wilkinson Hicks, 81, went to be with the Lord on August 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Known to her family as Mimi, she was a native of Newnan, GA, and the daughter of the late Frank Stacy and Florence Gertrude Wilkinson. Mimi was a homemaker, faithful wife, loving mother, grandmother, and a prayer warrior for those she loved. After graduation from Newnan High School, she...
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Effie Lloyd Allen Beattie

July 17, 1929 - August 12, 2016

Effie Lloyd Allen Beattie, wife of the late Dannitte Mays Beattie, died August 12, 2016.Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Walter Hames and Effie Lloyd Pegues Allen. She was a member of Christ Church Episcopal and associated with the Colonial Dames, Hugenot Society, The Assembly and Carolina Foothills Garden Club.Surviving are her three daughters, Susanne Pegues Beattie and her...
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Charlie Foster

October 8, 1943 - August 11, 2016

Charlie Foster, passed away August 11, 2016.Visitation: Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at Mackey Mortuary.
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Margaret Sloan Drake

June 10, 1923 - August 10, 2016

Margaret Sloan Drake, 93, of Greenville, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.She was the daughter of the late Ben and Mary Sloan. When he returned from service in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, Margaret married Herbert Drake, Jr. They were married for 46 years. After graduation from Greenville High School, she attended Furman University and was a...
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Elizabeth G. Jones

June 29, 1925 - August 9, 2016

Elizabeth G. Jones, 91, of Greenville, passed away at 11:59 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the Taylor Place in Findlay, OH. She was born on June 29, 1925, in Greenville, SC to the late William and Elizabeth (Hammond) Groce. She married Sam W. Jones on June 12, 1942, and he preceded her in death on June 18, 1994.Elizabeth is survived by her sons: Ronald W. (Diane) Jones of Fayetteville, NC,...
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Muriel Jester Woods

July 3, 1920 - August 9, 2016

Muriel Jester Woods, 96, of Greenville, SC, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016.Born in Troy, SC, Mrs. Woods was a daughter of the late Drayton W. Jester and Pamelia Horne Jester. She was the widow of J. Mack Woods. She was a graduate of Greenville General Hospital School of Nursing class of 1941. She was appointed Director of Nursing at Shriners Hospital in 1961 until her retirement in 1973. She was a...
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Sushma Raj Anand

August 21, 1935 - August 8, 2016

Sushma (Susie) Raj Anand, age 80, of Greenville, S. C., passed into eternity on August 8, 2016 with her loving husband and daughter at her side. Sushma was born to Mr. and Mrs. P.R. Ahuja on August 21, 1935 in Lahore, India. The family moved to Bhagalpur, Bihar where she lived until her marriage to Dr. Satish (Sam) C. Anand in 1958. The couple moved to Raleigh, NC., where Sushma became...
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Frank Raymond Koenig

May 9, 1941 - August 5, 2016

Frank Raymond Koenig, Sr., 75, of Simpsonville, SC passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at his home.Born in Jersey City, NJ, Mr. Koenig was the son of the late Frank Ferdinand Koenig and Monica Cravet Koenig. He was a veteran of the US Army and was tremendously patriotic. He was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Mr. Koenig was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He...
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October 7, 1927 - August 4, 2016

Mary Mac Musser Fuson, 88, of Simpsonville, SC, died August 4, 2016.Born in Morristown, TN, she was the daughter of Robert Cleveland and Kitty Lou Musser. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Joseph Fuson, her son, Jim Fuson (Jill), her grandchildren, Jordan Garris (Nathan), Joey, Robert, and Kelsey Fuson, and her great-grandson, Fuller Garris.Before moving to Greenville in 2005, she lived...
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Betty Anne Chase

September 6, 1924 - August 3, 2016

Betty Anne Chase, 91, of Greenville, SC passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016.Born in Cincinnati, OH, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Opal Hartman. She was also the widow of Milton Max Chase. Mrs. Chase did her nursing internship at Bellvue in NY and became a registered nurse who specialized in psychiatric medicine. During their marriage they traveled abroad through many countries...
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Benjamin Eugene Jeter

February 19, 1949 - August 3, 2016

Benjamin “Ben” Eugene Jeter, 67, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Gene and Johnnie Jeter. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1966, and soon after, joined the air force where he served our country during the Vietnam War. Later, he followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, father, and uncle, to become a mechanic. ...
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Charles Richmond Buchanan

April 15, 1954 - July 31, 2016

Charles Richmond “Rick” Buchanan, 62, of Greenville, SC, passed away on July 31, 2016. Rick was born in Greenville, SC to the late Charles W. and Dorothy Barnett Buchanan. He graduated from Clemson with high honors in 1977, earning a Bachelors of Science, and was a life-long avid Clemson fan. He married his sweetheart Tammie V. Buchanan in 1993, and his pride and joy was his daughter...
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Margaret Holt Coker

January 29, 1924 - July 31, 2016

Margaret Holt “Peggy” Coker, 92, died on July 31, 2016. She was the widow of Thomas H. Coker to whom she was married for 59 years. She was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 29, 1924. She was educated in the schools of Charlotte, North Carolina, and graduated from the North Carolina Women’s College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro).When she came to...
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Alvin A. McCall

May 13, 1927 - July 31, 2016

Alvin Augustus McCall, Jr.(Grandgeorge) of Greenville, SC entered into eternal rest on July 31, 2016. Born May 13, 1927 in Pelzer, SC, son of the late Alvin Augustus, Sr. and May Belle McCall. He is now reunited with his beloved wife Wanda and daughter Karen. He is survived by 2 sons, Mark(Sylvia), Jeff(Holly) and daughter Paula Marsh(Chris) along with eight grandchildren; Christopher, Catherine,...
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Helen Condron

June 18, 1922 - July 29, 2016

Helen Johnson Condron, age 94, of Greenville, widow of Stewart Lewis Condron, died on July 29, 2016.Born on June 18, 1922 in Paintsville, KY she was the daughter of Beulah and Hatler Johnson. Mrs. Condron was educated in schools in Paintsville, KY; Pikeville University of Pikeville, KY; and Bowling Green Business University in Bowling Green, KY. It was at Bowling Green, that she met Mr. Condron...
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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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