TOCCOA, Ga. — Willie Simpson Cash, 81, of 49 Whispering Pines Road died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Toccoa Nursing Center.
Born in Franklin County, she was a member of Ellis Chapel AME Church in Carnesville.
Surviving are daughters, Nettie Cash of the home and Sadie Johnson of Toccoa; sons, James Cash and Willie "Buster" Cash, both of Toccoa; sisters, Undine Keye, Lois Keye, Emma Jo Simpson and Bessie Simpson, all of Toccoa; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was the widow of Henry Cash and the daughter of the late Harrison and Beatrice Richie Simpson.
Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ellis Chapel C.M.E. Church, Carnesville, by the Rev. Keith Ellison; burial will be in the church cemetery. The body is at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Mills, Joseph M.
PENDLETON — Joseph Matthew Mills, 20, of Pendleton died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002.
A native of Pendleton, he was a 2000 graduate of Pendleton High School. He was the assistant golf pro at Stone Cove Country Club.
Surviving are his parents, Keith and Ann Shirley Mills; brother, Justin Mills of the home; grandparents, France G. Mills of Belton, Dr. Joe Shirley of Pendleton and Willie and Sally Brown of Anderson; and a great-grandmother, Ethel Kirkland of Douglas, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Wayne A. Mills.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central-Clemson Commons, Central; burial will be in Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The family will be at the residence of his parents, 1017 E. Queen St., Pendleton.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Anderson Christian Fellowship, 1109 Mountain Springs Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621.
Ausburn, Edward Mack
POWDERSVILLE — Edward Mack Ausburn, 53, of 500 Timms Road, Piedmont, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Greenville, he was a MRP buyer for General Electric of Greenville, and was an active member of Powdersville First Baptist Church. He was a former deacon, president of Renewed Spirit Sunday school class, and chairman of the finance committee.
Surviving are widow, Hattie "Pat" Davis Ausburn of the home; son, Keith Ausburn of Powdersville; daughter, Kristy Ausburn of the home; brothers, Randall Ausburn and Ralph Ausburn of Powdersville and Charles Ausburn of Beaufort; sisters, Maxwell Smith, Sybil Phillips and Elaine Duncan of Powdersville; and two grandchildren.
He was the son of the late Homer H. and Morene Pritchett Ausburn. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patsy Ausburn.
Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Powdersville First Baptist Church by the Revs. Gene Lloyd, Danny Culbertson, Mark Bishop and Wyndole Sullivan; burial will be in Robinson Memorial Gardens, 1425 Powdersville Road, Easley. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church. The body will be placed in the church at 5:30 p.m.
The family is at the residence.
The family suggests memorials be made to Powdersville First Baptist Church Building Fund, 4212 Earle Morris Jr. Highway, Easley, S.C. 29642.
Robinson Funeral Home of Easley is in charge of arrangements.
Whitt, Virginia E.
GREENWOOD — Virginia Elizabeth Whitt, 80, of 107 Pineview Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at her home.
Born in Duncan, she was retired from Greenwood Mills, Mathews Plant, where she was a member of New Market Baptist Church and the Lucille Moore Sunday school class.
Surviving are sister, Martha J. Shirley of Greenwood; and brothers, John C. Whitt and Roy F. Whitt, both of Greenwood and Joseph B. Whitt of Abbeville.
She was the daughter of the late Cooley and Viola Dickson Whitt.
Services are at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Harley Funeral Home by the Rev. Buddy Wiles; burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family will be at the home of her brother, Roy Whitt, 304 Hillcrest Drive.
McCORMICK — George Weyraugh, 82, resident of McCormick Health Care Center died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Tobias Funeral Home in Dayton, Ohio.
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, Abbeville, is in charge of local arrangements.
July 4, 1973 — Sept. 10, 2002
LAVONIA, Ga. — Phillip Warren Thomason, 29, of Lavonia died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, in Habersham County.
Born in Habersham County, he was a construction worker and a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are widow, Becky Spears Thomason of Lavonia; daughter, Breeligh Thomason of Lavonia; sons, Logan Thomason of Lavonia, Dylan Shope of Cornelia and Christopher Lee of Gillsville; father and stepmother, Warren and Tammy Mote Thomason of Homer; mother and stepfather, Peggy Thompson and Bruce Payne of Alto; brothers, Jonathan Thomson of Baldwin, Seth Thomason of Homer, Jake Williams of Baldwin, Joe Williams of Homer and Corey Payne of Alto; sisters, Brandy Pope of Mt. Airy, Christy Payne of Atlanta and Faith Segers of Cornelia; and grandparents, Mary Jane Thomason of Cornelia and General and Molly Mote of Baldwin.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin-Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, by the Rev. John Forbes; burial will follow in Level Grove Cemetery. The body will be at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
The family will be at the home of his mother, Peggy Thompson Payne, 171 Armour St., Alto.
Smith, Colleen M.
HOUSTON, Texas — Colleen Morris Smith, 75, of Houston, formerly of Anderson and Surfside Beach, S.C., died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, in Houston.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving are widower, Roy E. Smith of Houston and formerly of Anderson; son, Morris Smith of Houston; daughter, Patricia Smith McConnell of Pickens; and two granddaughters.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, at St. John the Devine Episcopal Church in Houston. There will be graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Anderson by the Rev. Andy Anderson at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002. The body will be at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel.
The family and friends will be at the home of Johnnie and Harriet Hopkins Ramey, 1811 Lindale Road, Anderson, S.C. following the graveside services.
Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, is in charge of local arrangements.
Teasley, Lois Elizabeth
Jan. 18, 1914 — Sept. 9, 2002
Lois Elizabeth Teasley, 88, of 102 Liberty Drive, Anderson, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at the Hospice House.
Born in Anderson, she was a retired textile employee and a member of Calvary Temple Church.
Surviving are sister, Vera Simpson of Anderson; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was the widow of Fred Teasley and the daughter of the late Mike Poole and Mamie Gwen Poole. She was preceded in death by two sons, Billy Jo Ivester and Jesse Ivester.
Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Thursday in New Silverbrook Cemetery, Anderson, with the Rev. Marshall Vaughn officiating. The body is at The McDougald Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
The family will be at the home of her granddaughter, Pamela Glick, 125 Edgewater Drive, Anderson.
June 20, 1916 — Sept. 7, 2002
Grace Hayes Smith, 86, of 4003 S. Main St., Anderson, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at the Anderson Area Medical Center.
Born in Anderson County, she was employed with Home Health Care and was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.
Surviving are son, Dwaine Smith of Anderson; daughters, Hazel Marie Tyner, Margaret Ellen Whitten, Marian Lois Smith and Shirley Ann Roberts, all of Anderson, and Joyce Smith Partain of Iva; sisters, Lorene Boggs of Iva, Alice Peace and Bertha Jones, both of Starr, and Sadie Billings of Anderson; 22 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was the widow of Albert Smith and the daughter of the late John Robert Hayes and Alice Burton Hayes. She was preceded in death by three sons, Willie Preston, Leland Milford and George Albert; a daughter, Bobbie Jean Goss; and one grandson.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Flat Rock Baptist Church by the Rev. Ed Hunsinger; burial was in Flat Rock Cemetery. The family received friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Funeral Home.
The family will be at the home of her granddaughter, Jo Ann Adams, Pecan Drive, Anderson.
Simpson Jr., John
SENECA — John Simpson Jr., 69, of 145 Senior Way died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at his home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Adams Mortuary.
The family will be at the home of his daughter, Minnie Gilmore, 317 Catawba Circle, Seneca.
Nash, John D.
Sept. 15, 1922 — Sept. 4, 2002
John Dallas Nash, 79, of Anderson, formerly of Stone Wall Woods died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002 at the Anderson Area Medical Center.
Born in Greenville County, he was retired from Milliken Cushman Mill Plant and was a life member of the Pendleton Masonic Lodge No. 34. He was a U.S. Army Air Force World War II Staff Sergeant having served in the CBI. He was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Medal with two Bronze Service Stars and Distinguished Unit Badge.
Surviving are daughter, Mary Alice Terry of Anderson; brother, Larry E. Nash of Pendleotn; sister, Shirley Garrison of Sandy Springs; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was the widower of Mary Thompson Nash and the son of the late John Robert Nash and Lillian Weaver Nash. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James R. Nash and William Robert Nash.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home by the Rev. Ken Wright; burial in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Anderson. The body is at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends following the memorial service.
The family will be at the home of his daughter, Mary Alice Terry, 3 Marcdon Place, Anderson.
The family suggests memorials be made to Pope Drive Baptist Church, 2510 Pope Drive, Anderson, S.C. 29625.