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George Bryan Kelly

May 22, 1935 - November 25, 2020

George Bryan Kelly, 85, widow of Barbara S. Kelly, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at his daughter's home. Born in Manchester, England, George retired from Michelin after 40 years of service and was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church. Surviving are his daughter, Louise Kelly; two grandchildren, Courtney Ruiz and Austin Tumblin; and three great grandchildren, Cameron, Cailynn and...
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Earl William Sprague, Sr.

September 13, 1937 - November 25, 2020

Earl William Sprague, Sr., 83, husband of Shirley Sprague, passed away November 25, 2020. Born in Milbank, SD, he was the son of the late Bennie Leroy and Margaret Spinner Sprague. Earl was a 1956 graduate of Ingram Glen Flora High School. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force. He retired from Cryovac/Sealed Air after 36 years of service. He enjoyed carpentry and...
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Dyllan Joseph Olver

August 11, 1993 - November 21, 2020

Dyllan Joseph Olver, 27, of Easley, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Scranton, PA, he was the son of Mark Zara and Carolyn Bracy Olver. Dyllan graduated from Wren High School, class of 2011. He was a land surveyor, employed with MSP & Associates Land Surveying Inc., and lived life to the fullest. Dyllan was ambitious to travel...
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Cyndee League Hammett

January 16, 1953 - November 21, 2020

Cyndee League Hammett, 67, loving wife of James "Jim" C. Hammett, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020. Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late James Arthur League and the late Ellen Curran League. Cyndee retired from AnMed Healthcare after 40 years of service. She was a dedicated member of Easley First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Fresh Spirit Sunday School class...
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Mary Hamlin Hester

June 25, 1932 - November 16, 2020

Mary Hamlin Hester, 88, wife of Carroll Douglas Hester, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 16, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Liberty, a daughter of the late Harlow Judson Hamlin and the late Mary Alice Tinsley Hamlin, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed flowers, gardening, cooking, traveling, and...
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Mitzi S. Taylor

December 8, 1952 - November 14, 2020

Mitzi S. Taylor, 67, loving wife of Gerald S. Taylor, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Easley Place. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Elizabeth Hill Gravely. Mitzi retired from Anderson School District 1 after 27 years of service. She was a dedicated member of Victory Baptist Church. Surviving, in addition to her husband of 50 years, are...
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Patricia Ann Kocher

November 13, 2020

Patricia Kocher Easley, SC Patricia "Pat" Ann Czoper Kocher, 81, beloved wife of the late Jack Eugene Kocher, passed away November 13, 2020 at her home. Born in Washington D.C., she was a daughter of the late Stanley Czoper and Gertrude Elizabeth Parlon Czoper. She was a homemaker and mother, who loved her children, family and friends. Pat was an amazing cook who found joy in making...
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Marcella Edens Taylor

September 24, 1925 - November 11, 2020

Marcella Edens Taylor, 95, wife of the late Rev. Paul Rutherford Taylor, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Born in Surgoinsville, TN, a daughter of the late Howard Hal Edens and the late Mollie Hurd Edens, she was of the Pentecostal Holiness Faith. She enjoyed baseball, Clemson football, and above all, spending time with her family and friends. Surviving are a daughter, Linda Taylor...
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Troy L. McCracken

December 17, 1925 - November 11, 2020

Troy L. McCracken,94, of Easley, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Born in Belmont, NC he was son of the late Moses and Bessie Landreth McCracken. He served our country in the US Navy during World War II. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 28 years of service. Troy was predeceased by his first wife Fannie McCracken and his...
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William "Bill" Young

January 2, 1923 - November 8, 2020

William F. Young Easley, SC Captain William Frederick Young, 97, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Born in Akron, Ohio, a son of William Jennings Young and Anna May Haggerman Young Sibley, he proudly served in the Naval Aviation during World War II and then served in and retired from the Air Force on September 20, 1967. He was employed by the National Cash Register as a quality...
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Marie "Peggy" Park

May 3, 1928 - November 8, 2020

Marie Gilliam Park (Peggy) died peacefully at her home on November 8, 2020 at 12:30pm. Peggy was born in Statesville, NC in 1928 where she attended Statesville High School and graduated as valedictorian in 1946. She went on to study mathematics and French at Sweetbriar College where she graduated in 1950 after spending her junior year studying abroad in Paris. She was part of the first group...
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William David Gilstrap

August 6, 1964 - November 6, 2020

William David Gilstrap, 56, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020. Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late William Johnny Gilstrap and the late Mary Louise Camp Gilstrap. David was a graduate of Easley High School and a former Project Manager for Steel Clad, Inc. He enjoyed Clemson Football, NASCAR, and mountain biking. Surviving are several aunts, cousins, and friends. Graveside...
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Donovan Kyle Acorn

May 26, 1991 - November 5, 2020

Donovan Kyle Acorn, 29, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Born in Jacksonville, FL, a son of David Michael Acorn and Carmen LeeAnn Rill Acorn, he was a graduate of Wren High School. Donovan enjoyed art, writing, skateboarding, and spending time with the lights of his life, his girls. In addition to his parents, he is survived by daughters, Evelyn Mae and Rainey of Powdersville;...
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Jo Anne Satterfield Christopher

January 16, 1938 - November 4, 2020

Jo Anne Satterfield Christopher, 82, of Easley, wife of Thomas G. Christopher, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Born in Six Mile, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Edna Bagwell Satterfield. Mrs. Christopher graduated from Easley High School and retired from Engineered Custom Plastics. She was a member of Jones Avenue Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School, sang in...
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Barbara Jane Arrington

November 4, 2020

Barbara J. Arrington Easley, SC Barbara Jane Arrington, 83 of Easley, SC, died peacefully on November 4, 2020 in her home. A private memorial and celebration of life service will be held at her home with Reverend Diane Boyer officiating. Arrangements have been made by Robinson Funeral Home. Barbara Jane Arrington was born on April 23, 1937 in Washington County, Virginia to Maxine...
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Joyce Alene McCall

November 3, 2020

Joyce A. McCall Liberty, SC Joyce Alene McCall, 69, of Liberty, beloved wife of nearly 51 years to Danny G. McCall, passed away on November 3, 2020. Born in Pickens, she was a daughter of the late Harley Eugene Thomas, Sr. and the late Florence Simmons Thomas. Joyce was employed by Ryobi as a quality control technician for over 35 years before she retired. She had a great love of shopping...
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Jill Leslie McKeever Furst

October 30, 2020

Jill Furst Easley, SC Jill Leslie McKeever Furst, 76, of Easley, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John L. McKeever and Ernestine V. Riker McKeever. She had a B.A. in Humanities and a M.A. in English from Colorado State University and a M.A. in Art History from University of Colorado. Jill also had a Ph.D. in Art History from...
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Ronnie W. Burton

April 13, 1941 - October 27, 2020

Ronnie W. Burton, 79, of 207 Jameson Drive Piedmont, SC, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Born April 13, 1941 on an Easter Sunday in Calhoun Falls, SC, he was the son of the late Wesby and Rosalie Burton. Ronnie is survived by his wife Brenda Burton of 46 years and three sons, Ashley Burton, Todd Burton (Lisa), and Dr. Christopher...
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Kathy Elaine Fowler

October 28, 1951 - October 25, 2020

Kathy Elaine Fowler, 68, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Born in Six Mile, a daughter of the late Nathan Allard Kelly and the late Annie Ruth Mann Kelly, she was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed reading, her dogs, and spending time with her family. She worked for many years as a Supervisor for Gerber and she retired from AFCO in Anderson after many years of service. She was...
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Walter R. Diener

March 14, 1935 - October 21, 2020

Walter R. Diener Easley, SC Walter R. Diener, 85, of Easley, husband of the late Judith "Judy" Rae Fielding Diener, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Born in Toledo, OH, Walter was a son of the late Edward Diener and the late Margaret Diener. He was very active in church whether it was Grace Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH, where he was a life-long member or Mountain Springs Baptist...
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Ginger Lee Lester Smith

March 9, 1939 - October 19, 2020

Ginger Lee Lester Smith, 81, wife of the late Edgar A. Smith, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at her home. Born in Apple Springs, TX, she was a daughter of the late Burt Lester and the late Lottie Bell Attaway Lester. She was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed decorating, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She worked as a Wal Mart Shoe...
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Madeline Pearl Swope

August 28, 1935 - October 19, 2020

Madeline Pearl Swope, 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2020. Born in Mount Lena, MD, she was the daughter of the late Robert William Swope and the late Pearl Arnold Swope. She was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening and taking care of her home. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Surviving are her son, Ronald W. Devilbiss and his wife, Deana of Liberty, SC;...
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Donnie "Don" Lee Stegall

September 23, 1946 - October 17, 2020

Donnie "Don" Lee Stegall Easley, SC Don Stegall, 74, beloved husband of Tylie Ann Stegall, went home to be with his Lord and Savior October 17, 2020. Born in Easley, he was a son of the late Cole Hoke Stegall and the late Patricia Sanders Stegall. Don served in the U.S. Army before starting a very successful career as a business owner. He was the proud owner of many businesses, of which...
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Joseph Ray Youngblood

April 27, 1935 - October 17, 2020

Joseph Ray Youngblood, 85, husband of Rachel Hall Youngblood, passed away at his home on October 17, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Mabel Rogers Youngblood. Ray served our country in the US Navy aboard the USS Bold. He graduated from Clemson University and spent a career in textiles. He retired from Alice Manufacturing...
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Brittany Danielle Reeves

July 31, 1990 - October 15, 2020

Brittany Reeves Piedmont, SC Brittany Danielle Reeves, 30, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020. Born in Greenville County, a daughter of Jimmy and Sherri Reeves of Easley, and Tonia and Tony Crescenzo of Greenville, Brittany was a graduate of Hillcrest High School and was a shift manager with Canteen. Brittany was an incredible mom and her daughter, Audrey, was her life. She was a...
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Theresa "Terri" Louise Gaines-Marlow

June 10, 1958 - October 11, 2020

Terri Gaines-Marlow, 62, loving wife of F. Weldon Marlow, passed away suddenly October 11, 2020 at her home. Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Thelma Boroughs Gaines and the late Denver P. "Skeet" Gaines. Terri was the Office Manager at Upstate OB-GYN where she had been employed for the last 33 years. Terri attended Greenville Technical College and trained as an obstetric...
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Gladys Ruth Dickard Owens

May 2, 1940 - October 9, 2020

Gladys Ruth Dickard Owens, 80, wife of the late Harold Eugene Owens, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 9, 2020. Harold and Gladys Owens were married on March 5, 1960 and were married for fifty-two years until Mr. Owens passed away in 2012. Born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late W.C. Dickard and the late Nettie Evans Dickard, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great...
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Raymond C. Masten

January 15, 1938 - October 5, 2020

Raymond C. Masten, 82, widower of Jacqueline Masten, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. Born in Salem Township, Ohio, a son of the late John F. and Edna Vannest Masten, he was a loving husband and brother who enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Raymond proudly served our country in the US Army and retired after 21 years of service. Surviving are his brothers, Bob Masten and...
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Earl "Milton" Pym, Jr.

June 25, 1946 - October 4, 2020

Milton Pym, Jr. Easley, SC Earl Milton Pym, Jr., 74, of Easley, beloved husband of Linda Herndon Pym, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 4, 2020. Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Earl Milton Pym, Sr. and Ruby Patton Pym. Milton was an Army Veteran, a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church and loved his family very much. He enjoyed woodworking, trains, singing...
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David "Jimmy" Ellison, Jr.

May 20, 1932 - October 3, 2020

David C. "Jimmy" Ellison, Jr. Piedmont, SC David "Jimmy" Ellison Jr., 88, of Piedmont, husband of the late Sylvia "Joyce" Howard Ellison, passed away October 3, 2020. Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late David Crockett Ellison, Sr. and Botie Belle Norris Ellison. He was a business man, having owned F & S Textile Repair Parts, Inc. for thirty years before retiring. He was a...
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Vada "Dee" Ellis

October 1, 2020

Dee Ellis Liberty, SC Vada Delores "Dee" Nichols Ellis, 82, widow of the late Dewey Nolan Ellis, passed away on October 1, 2020. Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Sherman Nichols and Kathleen Ivester Nichols. Dee was a hardworking business owner, having owned a service store with her husband for many years before retiring. She enjoyed crafting, painting and woodworking. ...
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Mary Ann Davis Danieley

March 24, 1950 - September 24, 2020

Mary Ann Davis Danieley, 70, wife of the late Darnell D. Danieley, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Born in Greenville, a daughter of the late Marion Davis and the late Mary Brissey Davis, she enjoyed crocheting and family gatherings. She was a graduate of Easley High School and a member of Easley First Baptist Church. Surviving are cousins, Dianne Gillespie (Charles)...
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Jacqueline Masten

August 21, 1943 - September 22, 2020

Jacqueline Masten, 77, wife of Raymond C. Masten, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Born in Creston, NC, a daughter of the late William Avery Pope and the late Anna Lee Mahala Pope, she was a loving wife, sister, and friend who enjoyed reading and spending time with friends and family. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are brothers, Bryce Pope of North Carolina and Charlie...
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Ronald Douglas Griffith

March 30, 1959 - September 21, 2020

Ronald Douglas Griffith, 61, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at Lake Emory Post Acute Care Center, Inman, SC. Born in Greenville, he was the son of Grace Griffith Ivie and the late John D. Griffith, Jr. Doug was a Carolina High School graduate, class of 1976. He attended Cedar Lane Baptist Church. He loved music and his family. Surviving, in addition to his mother, is his...
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Jerry Elwin Flatebo

February 27, 1937 - September 20, 2020

Jerry Elwin Flatebo, 83, husband of Connie Lynn Flatebo, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Born in Storden, MN, a son of the late Jens Johann Flatebo and the late Erikka Nielsen Flatebo, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed life, traveling, Southern Gospel music, playing Norwegian Parcheesi, racing, trains, cars, and spending time with his family. Mr. Flatebo...
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Ollie James Prater

May 8, 1936 - September 16, 2020

Ollie James Prater was born in Wilstacy, KY in 1936. He passed away peacefully to be with his Savior, Wednesday, September 16th. Ollie James Prater served his nation proudly retiring as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Mr. Prater also retired from Michelin Tire Corporation in Greenville, SC after many years of service. He was a cherished member of Piedmont Heights Baptist...
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Warren Frederick "Fred" Knight

May 23, 1948 - September 12, 2020

Warren Frederick Knight, 72, widower of Carolyn Duncan Knight, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the home of his daughter. Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late James Alfred and Della Whitmire Knight. Fred retired from Carolina Manufacturing after twenty-five years of service and was a member of Cedar Rock Baptist Church. Surviving are his son, Chad Knight, of...
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Margaret Trecia James Valenti

June 4, 1926 - September 11, 2020

Margaret Trecia James Valenti, 94, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020. Born in Greenville, a daughter of the late Wade Hampton James and the late Addie Smith James, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed cooking, reading, and traveling. She was a Twister at Southern Franklin Mill for over twenty-five years and she was a member of Tremont Church of God. ...
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Ventura Roa

September 14, 1921 - September 10, 2020

Ventura Roa Easley, SC Mr. Ventura Roa, 98, beloved widower of the late Carmen Roa, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Maria Soto Roa and the late Inocencio Roa. Mr. Roa proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during World War II and later retired from his own businesses working as a travel agent and insurance sales...
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Betty Smith Duncan

January 2, 1933 - September 10, 2020

Betty S. Duncan Greenville, SC Betty Smith Duncan, 87, formerly of Theodore Drive, beloved widow of Robert Wyatt Duncan, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Born in Belton, SC, she was a daughter of the late Homer Nathaniel Smith and Edith Barkley Smith. Mrs. Duncan was retired from Crown Zellerbach, Gaylord Container Division, as an Executive...
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Victor Farmer

March 28, 1997 - September 8, 2020

Victor Thomas Farmer, 23, of Easley, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Tonya Farmer; his grandparents, Tommy "TW" and Gloria Farmer; his great aunts, Vicki McGarity and Debra Sivell; and many cousins. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road. Scroll to the video player...
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Edgar "Eddie" Albert Cox, Sr.

January 15, 1942 - September 6, 2020

Edgar "Eddie" Albert Cox, Sr., 78, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Born in Buchanan County, VA, a son of the late George Washington Cox and the late Myrtle Stiltner Cox, he was owner and operator of Cox Drywall for many years. Mr. Cox stood firm on the sanctity of life and dedicated over a decade to defense of the unborn. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Greenville. ...
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Jack Lamar Hunter

March 19, 1929 - August 26, 2020

Dr. Jack L. Hunter Easley, SC Dr. Jack L. Hunter, 91, husband of Phinalia Blackston Hunter for 62 years, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Born in Greenville County, a son of the late Robert Lewis Hunter and Ruth Cordell Hunter, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed woodworking and reading. He attended Mount Berry School for Boys, Berry College, Clemson...
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Wayne Scott Bonge

June 24, 1957 - August 23, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Scott Bonge announce his passing on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the age of 63. Wayne will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Nancy; children, Mandy Creasman (Chris) of Easley, Dr. Mollie Duke (Josh) of Ankeny, IA; grandchildren, Parker Creasman, Gracie Creasman, Maddie Duke, and Bryson Duke; brother, Bruce Bonge; and beloved dog, Barley. ...
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Thomas Joseph Smith

July 9, 1944 - August 23, 2020

Thomas Joseph Smith, 76, husband of the late Sandra Callaham Smith, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Born in Queens, New York, a son of the late Clifford Smith and Virginia Gunther Smith, he served our country for four years in the US Marine Corps. Mr. Smith enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family. He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Easley. He is survived by...
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Sue B. Rackley

October 7, 1935 - August 21, 2020

Sue Barr Rackley, 84, wife of Kenneth E. Rackley, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at Easley Place. Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of the late Colie and Hazel Capps Barr. Sue retired from Smith Mayflower after thirty years of service. She was a faithful member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. Surviving, in addition to her husband of 63 years, are her daughter Lisa Rackley...
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Dicky Lee Owens

August 6, 1947 - August 21, 2020

Dicky Owens Easley, SC Dicky Lee Owens, 73, husband of Judy Elizabeth Williams Owens, passed away August 21, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Leroy C. Owens and Bobbie J. Wilson Owens. Dicky proudly served in the US Army for four years and was a Vietnam veteran. He worked at and retired from Suburban Propane after 37 years...
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Mitchell Murrell Woodall, Sr.

October 17, 1939 - August 17, 2020

Mitchell Murrell Woodall, Sr., 80, of Easley, husband of Nancy Nix Woodall, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 17, 2020. Born in Macon County, Alabama, he was the son of the late Sam and Thelma Lovett Woodall. Mitch proudly served our country in the US Marine Corps. He retired from Milliken and was a faithful member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and the Homemakers Bible...
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Jim Bowers

June 23, 1933 - August 17, 2020

James Bowers Easley, SC James "Jim" J. Bowers, 87, beloved husband of Mildred "Millie" Benson Bowers, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020. Born in Risingsun, Ohio, Jim was the son of the late Harold Herman Bowers and the late Clara Schuman Bowers. He served in the US Army for three years before joining the US Air Force, from which he retired as a Senior Master Sergeant after an...
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John Rodger Anthony

June 29, 1945 - August 14, 2020

John Rodger Anthony, strong and beloved father, husband, son, brother, grandfather, and step-grandfather died August 14, 2020 at the age of 75 following a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Rodger was the son of the late Evelyn and Roy Anthony. He was adored by his wife, Erin Anthony and five brothers and sisters, Robert Anthony, Mary Childs (deceased) Martha Hendricks, Rickey Anthony,...
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Thomas Whiteford Phillips, Sr.

August 20, 1929 - August 13, 2020

Thomas Whiteford Phillips, Sr. Easley, SC Thomas Whiteford Phillips, Sr., loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and brother-in-law, went home to be with his Lord on August 13, 2020. Thomas was born and educated in Lancaster, South Carolina. He also attended Clemson University. He was employed by Springs Mills in Lancaster, South Carolina until 1960. He then...
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Michael Gordon Wardlaw

June 27, 1966 - August 11, 2020

Michael Gordon Wardlaw, 54, of Easley, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at his residence. Born in Pickens County, he was the son of Carolyn Ray Wardlaw and the late Gordon C. Wardlaw. Michael was a welder/pipe fitter for many years. He loved riding motorcycles and playing the guitar. He lived life to the fullest and will be greatly missed. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are...
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Robert L. Babcock

November 8, 1936 - August 9, 2020

Reverend Robert L. Babcock Easley, SC Reverend Robert Lynne Babcock, 83, husband of Jacqueline Conroy Babcock, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020. Born in Lansing, Michigan, Robert was the ninth son of the late Harland Babcock and the late Sybil Sutherland Babcock. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed nature, reading, football, baseball, riding his bike, spending...
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Bill "Willie" L. Dixon

October 5, 1939 - August 6, 2020

Bill "Willie" L. Dixon, 80, died August 6, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born October 5, 1939 in Jackson, Mississippi, the son of Theolia Dixon. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a sister, Verna. He is survived by his wife, Nadia (Ayoub) Dixon; his step son, Michael Chalhoub and his wife, Heidi; and 4 grandchildren,...
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Joseph Augustus Loftis, Jr.

January 9, 1952 - August 6, 2020

Joseph A. Loftis Jr. Easley, SC Joseph Augustus Loftis Jr., 68, loving husband of Wanda Loftis, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Born in Easley, SC, a son to the late Joseph Augustus Loftis, Sr. and the late Betty Sue Burrell Loftis. Joseph served our country in the US Air Force. He was a long time employee of St. Francis Hospital. He was also a member of the Easley Masonic Lodge...
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Gail A. Coffin

June 30, 1948 - August 4, 2020

Gail Arnold Coffin, 72, formerly of Birchwood Street, Easley, passed away August 4, 2020 at Greenville Place. Born in Laurens, SC, she was the daughter of the late Cecil H. and Evelyn Crews Arnold. Gail was formerly employed with Franklin Printing and was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and the Heirs of the King Sunday School Class. Surviving are her two daughters, Stephanie Luben...
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Shirley Rose Short Davis

December 14, 1941 - July 31, 2020

Mrs. Shirley Rose Short Davis, 78, wife of Leslie "Ben" Davis, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, July 31, 2020. Born in Anson County, NC, a daughter of the late Wilson Short and the late Lillie Mae Deese Short, Mrs. Davis retired from Wells Fargo with twenty-two years of service and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed camping, sewing, and spending time with her family. Surviving...
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Antoni Daszykowski

October 30, 1951 - July 29, 2020

Antoni Daszykowski Easley, SC Mr. Antoni Daszykowski, 68, husband of Maria Siciak Daszykowska, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Born in Solonka, Poland, he was a son of the late Franciszek Daszykowski and the late Karolina Szostek Daszykowska. Mr. Daszykowski was a self-employed caterer and a member of St. Kilian Roman Catholic Church Parish in Farmingdale, NY. He also served the...
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John Arthur Kotkowski, Jr.

December 16, 1956 - July 26, 2020

John Arthur Kotkowski, Jr., 63, husband of Deanna Pervis Kotkowski, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Born in Syracuse, NY, a son of the late John Arthur Kotkowski, Sr. and the late Dolores Brooks Kotkowski, he was a former underwater welder, loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed all types of music, playing video games, and spending time with his family. Surviving, in...
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Ricky Lynn Ramey

May 2, 1965 - July 25, 2020

Ricky Lynn Ramey, 55, of Marietta, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020. Surviving are his mother, Gladys Ramey; son, Colton Ramey; step daughter, Kaylee Porter; sister, Angela Fortune; and former wife, Sharon Mann. He was predeceased by his father, Horace James Ramey. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00pm at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road. Burial in Robinson Memorial...
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Peggy Jean Gibson

July 24, 2020

Peggy Gibson Easley, SC Peggy Jean Freeman Gibson, 82, beloved wife of Harold "Vernon" Gibson, went home to be with the Lord on July 24, 2020. Born in Pickens, a daughter of the late James Freeman and Mary Elizabeth Brooks Freeman, she was a hardworking seamstress at Kent Incorporated for many years before enjoying her retirement. She loved her family deeply, enjoyed crocheting and in her...
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Aaron Loyd Jennings

June 1, 1933 - July 21, 2020

Aaron Loyd Jennings, 87, formerly of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2020 at Lexington Medical Center. Aaron was born in Greenville County, June 1, 1933, the son of the late John Floyd and Eva Smith Jennings. He retired from the Greenville Hospital System and ran a lawn mower repair business from his home. He was of the Baptist Faith. Surviving is his daughter Cindy Brazell...
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April Ann Lovern

December 4, 1960 - July 19, 2020

April Ann Lovern, 59, wife of Kenneth William Lovern, Jr., passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Born in Cleveland, OH, a daughter of the late Kenneth Fitzwater and the late Mary Cartner Fitzwater, she was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed collecting dolls and spending time with her family. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are sons, Michael Skeene and Kenneth Charles Jackson; a...
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Tyler Richardson

July 1, 1996 - July 18, 2020

Michael Tyler Jeffery Richardson, 24, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Born in Greenville, the son of Jeff Richardson and Tammie Smith Richardson, he was a graduate of Powdersville High School, class of 2014 and enjoyed working on cars. He had dreams of one day building his own. Tyler was a member of St. Mathias Lutheran Church in Easley. Surviving, in addition to his parents are his...
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Rita Lynn White

December 11, 1974 - July 17, 2020

Rita Lynn White, 45, loving wife of Brian Thomas White, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020. Born in Easley, the daughter of Roger Harold Bryant and Myra Maranda Bryant, she was a branch manager for CPM Credit Union for BMW. She graduated from Wren High School in 1993 and she enjoyed crafts, taking cruises, gardening, listening to Blake Shelton, the color purple, and spending time with her...
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Walter Talley Walls

November 15, 1963 - July 16, 2020

Walter Talley Walls, 56, husband of Cassie Adams Walls, passed away on Thursday, July 16 at his home. Born in Selma, AL, a son of Lucy Talley Walls and the late Donald A. Walls, he was a loving husband and father who enjoyed reading, music, playing saxophone, and spending time with family. He worked as a network engineer for TSA Choice in Asheville, NC and attended Biltmore Church in Asheville...
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Gloria Jean Sisk Day

November 15, 1944 - July 16, 2020

Mrs. Gloria Jean Sisk Day, 75, wife of Tommy Joe Day, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Born in Greenville, a daughter of the late Jesse L. Sisk and the late Sara Holland Sisk, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed reading, shopping, and spending time with family. Mrs. Day worked for over forty years in customer service for Southern Bell and MCI,...
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Stacy R. Wells, Jr.

November 17, 1939 - July 11, 2020

Stacy R. Wells, Jr. Easley, SC Mr. Stacy R. Wells, Jr., 80, of Easley, SC passed away peacefully on July 11, 2020 with his loving brother and sister by his side. Born in Hinesville, Georgia he was a son of the late Stacy R. Wells, Sr. and the late Mildred Louise Groover Wells. Stacy graduated from Georgia Southern College before then obtaining a Masters Degree in English from the...
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Tonya M. Ellis

July 18, 1975 - July 10, 2020

Tonya McCoy Ellis, 44, loving wife of H.R. "Keith" Ellis, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020 at her home. Tonya was born in Easley, the daughter of Tammy Elrod Nalley and the late Benny Joe McCoy. She was a graduate of Easley High School and Greenville Technical College. She was an accountant who lived life to the fullest. She loved her family and she will be dearly missed. Surviving, in...
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Climelia "Cli" Black Gray

January 21, 1939 - July 10, 2020

Lydia Climelia "Cli" Black Gray, 81, widow of the late MSGT Ret. Johnie Lafe Gray, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020. Cli was born January 21, 1939 in Easley, a daughter of the late Morris and Pauline Watkins Black. She was a 1957 graduate of Easley High School. She was a dedicated homemaker and mom while her husband served our country in the Air Force. She was a beloved member of Flat Rock...
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Jewell Ann Hamby Craig

February 21, 1941 - June 30, 2020

Jewell Craig Easley, SC Jewell Ann Hamby Craig, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Born in Greer, SC she was a daughter of the late John Andrew Hamby and the late Dorothy Hamby Miller. Jewell was a proud waitress of Waffle House for many years before retiring to live out her golden years with her family by her side. She was known for her kindness and...
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Robert "Bobby" McKinney

December 28, 1940 - June 30, 2020

Robert "Bobby" Dero McKinney, 79, husband of Carole McAlister McKinney, went home to be with Jesus on June 30,2020. He was the son of the late Robert Ford McKinney and Marie Hawkins McKinney. Mr. McKinney was a graduate of Parker High School, class of 1959. He was a former member of Monaghan Baptist Church and a current member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. He was co-founder of Eldeco, Inc....
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Joseph "Joe" Harold Haverland

April 15, 1944 - June 30, 2020

Joseph "Joe" Harold Haverland, 76, husband of Mary Goodman Haverland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Born in Akron, OH, he was the son of the late Joseph G. Haverland and the late Ruth Mays Dowling. Mr. Haverland proudly served his country during Vietnam for two tours of duty with the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed hot rods and spending time with his family. Mr. Haverland was a...
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Kay S. Estes

January 24, 1943 - June 17, 2020

Kay Stargel Estes, 77, widow of Robert Everette Estes, Sr., passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Kay was born in Greenville, SC on January 24, 1943 to the late J.D. and Mary Ellen Messer Stargel. She worked for Michelin and Performance Group Inc. in Greenville. In her free time she was passionate about her flowers, specialized in cooking...
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George Wyndole Sullivan, Sr.

December 17, 1925 - June 14, 2020

Reverend George Wyndole Sullivan, Sr., 94, husband of the late Jean Davis Sullivan, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Born in Bolivar, TN, a son of the late James Hartman Sullivan and the late Lou Agnes Johnson Sullivan, he was a retired minister who enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church in Easley. Surviving are a...
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James 'JC' Sutherland

June 27, 1940 - June 12, 2020

James C. Sutherland Easley, SC James Clyde 'JC' Sutherland, 79, of Easley, loving husband of Barbara Sutherland, passed away on June 12, 2020 at his home. Born in Pickens, he was a son of the late Robert Grady Sutherland and Leila Lee Simmons Sutherland. He was a hardworking man who retired from the Energy Plant of the Greenville Health System after working there for 27 years. JC greatly...
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Serena Skye Moore

June 11, 2020

Infant Serena Skye Moore passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020. She is survived by her parents, Anjelica Mercedes Ramos and Austin Leigh Moore of Easley; brothers, Rayne Brooks, Kayden Brooks, and David Moore; a sister, Crimson Moore; an aunt, Lexy Ramos of Easley; maternal grandparents, Adolph Ramos (Elizabeth) of Lubbock, TX and Jeanette Schell (Michael) of Easley; and paternal grandparents...
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Connie D. Turman

August 12, 1921 - June 10, 2020

Connie Delmon Turman, 98, widower of the late Katheline Lackey Turman, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Carroll County, VA, he was the son of the late Floyd and Alice Shelton Turman. Mr. Turman served our country during World War II in the US Army Air Corps. He served with the Air Transport Command in North Africa and Italy. He...
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Dan Howard Albertson

November 15, 1935 - June 6, 2020

Dan Howard Albertson, 84, husband of the late Doris Bryant Albertson, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family. Born in Anderson County on November 15, 1935, He was a son of the late Henry H. Albertson and the late Ruby Mae Bishop Albertson. He was a retired General Contractor after fifty years. Mr. Albertson built several churches in Pickens County...
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John David Kellett

June 14, 1955 - June 6, 2020

John David Kellett, 64, husband of Linda Reece Kellett, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Born in Greenville, a son of the late Paul Kellett and the late Eunice Cobb Kellett, he was a loving husband, father, brother, and uncle who enjoyed woodworking, "piddling", fishing, basketball, and spending time with his family and animals. Surviving, in addition to his wife of thirty...
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Rhyner A. "Bubba" Norris, Jr.

April 18, 1934 - June 3, 2020

Rhyner Allen "Bubba" Norris, Jr., 86, husband of Bobbie McAlister Norris, passed away June 3, 2020 at Southern Oaks Rehab and Healthcare. Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Rhyner Norris, Sr., and Nell Mace Norris. He served our country in the US Marine Corps and fought during the Korean Conflict. He retired from John D. Hollingsworth and was a member of Siloam Baptist Church. ...
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Ralph L. Watson

December 24, 1927 - June 1, 2020

Ralph Lloyd Watson, 92, of Easley, widower of Wilma Bernice Mulkey Watson, passed away June 1, 2020 at Rainey Hospice House. Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Ralph Welborn and Bertha Willowby Cooley Watson. He served our country in World War II with the the US Navy. Ralph retired from Judson Mill. He and Wilma founded and operated The Flower Peddler Florist in Greenville. He...
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Faye Garland Vehorn

August 28, 1932 - May 30, 2020

Faye Garland Vehorn, of Easley, passed away on May 30, 2020. She was born in Jenkins, KY on August 28,1932. She was the daughter of the late David Leslie Garland and Pearlie Rice Garland. She was married to James Gilbert Vehorn for 71 years. "Mamaw" and her family enjoyed her wonderful cooking at many memorable family dinners. Faye was a beautician for many years. She spent her leisure time...
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Stephen Zane Shipman

September 22, 1985 - May 29, 2020

Stephen Zane Shipman, 34, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020. Born in Greenville, SC, a son of David Harold Shipman and Gwen Limbaugh Shipman, he was a loving father, son, brother, and grandson who enjoyed cooking, knife sharpening, and listening to music. Stephen graduated from Wren High School in 2003. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his son, Jaxon Zane Shipman of Hartwell,...
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Robin Lee Phillips Black

January 23, 1964 - May 27, 2020

Robin Lee Phillips Black, 56, wife of Gregory Bart Black, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at her home. Born in Richmond, VA, a daughter of the late Calvin Lee Phillips and the late Carolyn Franklin Mills Phillips, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who loved dogs, enjoyed thrift store shopping, and was known by her family as "Queen of the gadgets...
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Hamish Turner, Jr.

April 25, 1939 - May 18, 2020

Hamish Turner Jr, 81, of Spartanburg, SC, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Easley Baptist Hospital. He was born April 25, 1939 in Spartanburg, SC to Ruth and Hamish Turner Sr. A 1961 graduate of The Citadel with a degree in business, Hamish served as a pilot in the US Air Force until 1965. Additionally, he served as President of Carolina Insurance and Investment Company, and later was...
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Eric Matthew Lewis

June 25, 1969 - May 15, 2020

Eric Lewis Easley, SC Eric Matthew Lewis, 50, beloved husband of 17 years to Cherie Dale Lewis, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020. Born in Adrian, Michigan, he was a son of Janice Ilene Ehlert Borrow and his stepfather, the late Frank Borrow. Eric was certified in tool and dye before pursuing a career in the automotive manufacturing industry. He worked at Drive Automotive Magna...
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Donald "Don" Eugene Evatt, Jr.

March 30, 1973 - May 15, 2020

Donald "Don" Eugene Evatt, Jr., 47, resident of Easley and Fernandina Beach, passed away suddenly on May 15, 2020. Born in Greenville, he was the son of Donald "Donnie" Eugene Evatt, Sr., and Rebecca Davis Evatt. Don was a graduate of Easley High School, Class of 1991. He proudly served our country in the US Navy. He was an individual who loved life. He loved people; he loved to laugh...
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Peggy A. Haynes

May 30, 1939 - May 10, 2020

Peggy A. Haynes, 80, wife of the late Ray Haynes, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020. Born in Greenville County, a daughter of the late Walter Weldon Cooper and the late Sadie Louise Keith Cooper, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed her pets, antiques, and spending time with her family. Surviving are a son, Max Edgar Hoover, Jr. of Fort Stuart, FL;...
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Martha Frances Moore Dickerson

January 30, 1931 - May 10, 2020

Martha Dickerson Easley, SC Martha Frances Moore Dickerson, 89, beloved wife of Neal Lafayett Dickerson, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 10, 2020. Martha attended Piedmont College in Demorest, GA and later obtained her Masters degree in Education from Western Carolina University. Martha was a dedicated elementary and middle school teacher for many years, and continued to...
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Jean Louise Benvenuti Murphy

July 12, 1958 - May 9, 2020

Jean Louise Benvenuti Murphy, 61, wife of Tim J. Murphy, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Born in Ware, MA, the daughter of the late Matthew C. Benvenuti and the late Irene Kelley Benvenuti, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughters, Tabatha Baker of Easley and Rebecca...
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Carissa Faith Raffa

March 17, 2002 - May 2, 2020

Carissa Faith Raffa went to be with the Lord on May 2nd, 2020. Carissa's infectious smile lit up any room she went into, she was truly an angel on this Earth and helped so many people during her time here. Carissa was born on March 17, 2002. She has three older sisters and was the baby of the family. She was preceded in death by a brother, Dylan Matthew. She was so funny, you couldn't be...
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Guerry Ronald Cox

February 9, 1953 - April 25, 2020

Guerry Ronald Cox, 67, loving husband of Donna Davenport Cox, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his residence in Williamston, SC. Guerry was born in Greenville, SC and was the son of Dr. and Mrs. Ron Cox of Highpoint, NC and the late Janet Parham Rollins of Fair Play, SC. He was a retired truck driver with VF Jeanswear. Guerry was an avid bowler and loved his bowling family at...
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Ralph Leon Riggins

July 18, 1925 - April 25, 2020

Ralph Leon Riggins, husband of the late Amelia Andon Riggins, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Bruce E. Riggins and the late Inez Chapman Riggins. Mr. Riggins proudly served his country in the US Navy during World War II. Surviving are sons, Paul Riggins (Lorraine) of Medfield, MA,...
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Philip A. Porter

March 4, 1973 - April 21, 2020

Philip Aaron Porter, 47, husband of Tiffany Chastain Porter, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 following a battle with esophageal cancer. Born in Easley, he was the son of Robert Sherman Porter and Mary McWhorter Porter of Pickens. Philip graduated from Pickens High School and went to Clemson University where he graduated with a degree in Horticulture and Urban Forestry. Proudly serving...
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Joyce Kathleen Sullivan Scarborough

October 2, 1936 - April 18, 2020

Surviving are sons, Derrell and Dan Scarborough; two sisters; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
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Margaret Richey Orr

March 20, 1927 - April 17, 2020

Margaret Richey Orr, 93, of the Powdersville Road Community, passed away April 17, 2020. Born in Pickens County, SC, she was a daughter of the late W. Clarence and Ida Ellison Richey. She was a faithful member of Siloam Baptist Church. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Earl G. Orr; her sister, Martha Richey Jennings Simpson; and her brothers, W.C. Richey and Homer Richey. ...
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Roy Melvin Orr

November 29, 1948 - April 15, 2020

Roy Orr, 71, husband of Linda Sullivan Orr, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Born in Anderson County, a son of the late Tad Orr and the late Ruby Orr, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed _football, renovating and working around the house, cooking, and spending time with family. He was a cherished member of Wren Baptist Church, where he was the Senior Adult...
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Sara Frances Wehunt Tankersley

June 1, 1925 - April 15, 2020

Sara Frances Wehunt Tankersley, 94, wife of the late Hoyt Clifton Tankersley, Sr., passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Born in Athens, GA, a daughter of the late Ralph Terry Wehunt and the late Katie Louise Bullock Wehunt, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed traveling, bowling, playing skip-bo, and spending time with her family. She was a member of...
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Thomas R. Williams

September 24, 1938 - April 11, 2020

Thomas R. Williams, husband of Wanda S. "Noni" Williams, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday morning at 4:00, April 11, 2020. Tommy retired from Platt-Saco-Lowell after 40 years and has since enjoyed maintaining and managing Spring River Park, a community which he created and developed. He is survived by his wife of 51 years; daughter, Christy Batson and grandson...
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