Beverly A. Greene
SPARTANBURG Beverly Ann Greene, 49, of 2952 Boxwood Ave., Florence, formerly of Spartanburg, died at her residence Sunday, March 23, 2003. Ms. Greene was born in Tryon, N.C., on Sept. 25, 1953, a daughter of Ophelia Pruitt Greene of Wellford and the late Troy Elbert Greene. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Landrum and was employed as a cosmetologist.
Surviving in addition to her mother are a daughter, Cassidy Star Willard of Inman; three brothers, Phillip G. Greene of Campobello, Anthony K. Greene of Inman and Gregg Greene of Pauline. Ms. Greene was predeceased by two sons, Travis Scott Rainwater and Tyler Blake McEntire.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Heritage Memorial Gardens in Roebuck conducted by the Rev. Ricky Cook. The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the graveside services. The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Daisey M. Kennett
Daisey Morrow Kennett, 77, of 111 Walker St., widow of George A. (Joe) Kennett, died Sunday, March 23, 2003, at 10:15 p. m. in Wallace Thomson Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Kennett was born in Drayton on Nov. 7, 1925, a daughter of the late Aaron Morrow and Zala Massey Morrow. She was a charter member of Morningside Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and Training Union teacher.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Jo Kennett of the home; two sisters, Janie M. Bogan of Jonesville and Rachel M. Crawford of Union, and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kennett was predeceased by four sisters, Annie Dee Prince, Artie Bell Morrow, Mabel M. Long and Alice Ruth Morrow. The family is at the home, 111 Walker St. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Tecola G. McCluney
York County native
Tecola Good McCluney, 92, of Ellen Sagar Nursing Home, formerly of the Thompson Quarter Community of Sharon, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, in Ellen Sagar Nursing Home. Mrs. McCluney was born Sept. 10, 1910 in York County, a daughter of the late Arthur and Maggie Moore Goode.
She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and a member of the Floyd Wilkes Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of the A.P.& B. Society and the Missionary Society. Funeral services wee held today at 3 p.m. at Mt. Hopewell Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond T. Davis and the Rev. Arthur Frazier officiating.
Burial was in the church cemetery. Surviving are two sons, Charles McCluney of Sharon and Bobby McCluney of Union; a daughter-in-law, Margie T. McCluney; four grandsons, two great-granddaughters and a great-grandson; six sisters-in-law, Azalee Robbins, Juanita Goode, Altonia McCluney, Ozella Goode, Pinky Bell Thompson and Maggie Leo McCluney; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family received friends at the home of her son, Charles McCluney, 4433 George Bridge Road, Sharon. Wright Funeral Home of York had charge of arrangements.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Paul Nabors, 88, husband of Rubye Bradburn Nabors, died Friday, March 14, 2003. Mr. Nabors was born Jan. 8, 1915 in Union, and had lived in Ashland City, Tenn., prior to moving to Chattanooga.
He was formerly employed with Delta Airlines before entering the U.S. Air Force where he taught flying to Air Force and helicopter students. After the war he continued serving in the U.S. Reserves while working for Western Alaska Airlines in Dillingham, Alaska. Before retiring, he was employed by the Federal Aviation Administration in New York and Philadelphia.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Paula Graham of Chattanooga and Pam Hodges of Atlanta; four grandsons and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Nabors was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank Nabors of Union and Herbert Nabors of Tampa, Fla.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p. m. Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Johnson officiating. A visitation will follow the service at the Country Suites, 7051 McCutcheon Road.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4344 Highway 58, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37416. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainered Road, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Thomas B. Brame
U.S. Army veteran
Thomas Bruce Brame, 43, of 113 Baber St., husband of Linda Trammell Brame, died Monday, March 24, 2003, at 10:05 a. m. in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. Mr. Brame was born in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 14, 1959, a son of Derrell Brame Jr. and Phyllis Brame of St. Louis, Mo. He was a Baptist and a veteran of the U. S. Army. Mr. Brame was employed with Zeuna Starker of Spartanburg,
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are his mother-in-law, Carolyn Maness Malborg and his grandmother-in-law, Jeanette Maness, both of Union. The family is at the home, 113 Baber St. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Donald L. Jeter Carpenter
Donald Lewis (Donnie) Jeter, 41, of 305 S. Church St., died Saturday, March 22, 2003. Mr. Jeter was born in Union County on July 19, 1961, a son of the Late Mary Jeter Edwards and Rutherford (Red) Smith. He attended Union County schools and was a carpenter by trade.
Surviving are his stepmother, Martha Smith of Union; his stepfather, Lenwood Edwards of Orlando, Fla..; a brother, James Jeter of Carlisle; three sisters, Lisa Rice, Patty Edwards and Adrian Edwards, all of Union; nine aunts, seven uncles, two nephews, three nieces and a special god mother and godfather, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Browning.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethany AME Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family is at the home of his sister, Lisa Rice, 139 Blue Grass Road. Gibson & Brown Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Daisy M. Kennett
Daisy Morrow (Aunt Daisy) Kennett, 77, of 111 Walker St., widow of George A. (Joe) Kennett, died Monday, March 24, 2003, at 2:15 a.m. in Wallace Thomson Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Kennett was born in Drayton on Nov. 7, 1925, a daughter of the late Aaron Morrow and Zala Massey Morrow. She was a charter member of Morningside Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and Training Union teacher.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Jo Kennett of the home; two sisters, Janie M. Bogan of Jonesville and Rachel M. Crawford of Union, a special friend, Roy Briggs of Union and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kennett was predeceased by four sisters, Annie Dee Prince, Artie Bell Morrow, Mabel M. Long and Alice Ruth Morrow.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by the Rev. Grady Ghent. The body will remain at the funeral home where the family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30. The family is at the home, 111 Walker St., Union. The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Employee of Charles Lee Center
JONESVILLE Christopher Blake Giles, 30, of 256 Morris Farm Road, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004. He was the son of Nancy and Bennie Hildebrand of the home and Michael Giles of Sierra Vista, Ariz.. He was a 1991 graduate of Jonesville High School and attended the University of South Carolina in Spartanburg and Union. He was employed by The Charles Lee Center.
Surviving in addition to his parents are a sister and brother-in-law, Emily and Dennis Gault of Spartanburg; his maternal grandfather, Ernest Christopher of Wellford and a niece, Macy Gault of Spartanburg. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Jonesville Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Ralph Brown and the Rev. Ken Forrester. Burial will follow in Union Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Troy Glenn, Steve Brown, Michael Edwards, Keith McCombs, Jerome Rice and Randy Burgess. Visitation will be held from 7 until 9 tonight at The Wood Mortuary in Greer. The family is at the home. Memorials may be made to the Wellford Rescue 21, Box 98, Wellford, S.C. 29388 or to Jonesville Baptist Church, Vision Fund, P.O. Box 279, Jonesville, S.C. 29353. The Wood Mortuary Inc., Greer.
Peter Jones Sr.
Retired barber shop owner
ROEBUCK Peter (Pete) Jones Sr. of 110 Kingsberry Circle, husband of Rosa Lee Bell Jones, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004. A native of Union County, he was the son of the late Sam and Lillian Thompson Jones of Jonesville. He was a member of Foster Chapel Baptist Church in Jonesville and a member of Foster's Chapel Enterprise #460, Tamin Temple 155. He was a retired barber and owner of Southside Barber Shop. Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Army and was an associate pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church, a community activist and played baseball with the Negro Baseball League.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Shelia T. Jones of Roebuck, Debra LJ Grant and her husband, Jesse, of Moore; a son, Daniel L. (DJ) Jones of Greenville; two sisters, Nezelean Johnson of Jonesville and V. Mamie Lee Rogers and her husband, Billy Joe, of Hephzibah, Ga.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, E.B. Jones and his wife, Dorothy, of Temple Hill, Md., Furman Jones of Jonesville, Alfredean Jones and wife Betty of Easton, Pa.; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and those whom he cared for. Mr. Jones was predeceased by a son, Peter (Nate) Jones Jr. and two brothers, Samuel Jones and Jesse Eugene Jones.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church by the Rev. O.R. Cleveland and the Rev. W.E. Smith. Burial will be at Mark Hill Baptist Church in Jonesville. The family is at the home. Visitation will be Saturday from 4 until 6 p.m. at Foster Chapel Baptist Church in Jonesville. Woodward Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Louise G. Neloms
Louise Greer Neloms of Southfield, MI. died Thursday, March 18, 2004. Local arrangements will be announced later by the Union Community Funeral Home.
Della Mae G. Thomas
Former textile employee
Della Mae Gilliam Thomas, 83, widow of Taft Thomas, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at the Brian Center in Columbia. She was born in Santuc on June 9, 1920, a daughter of the late Thomas and Della Fair Gilliam. Mrs. Thomas was a member of Jeter's Chapel AME Church and a former textile employee.
Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at Jeter's Chapel A.M.E. Church conducted by the Rev. John Wilson. Burial will be in Seekwell Church Cemetery in the Maybinton Community. The body will be placed in church at 11 a.m. Friday morning. Whitney Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Thomas B. Brame Sr.
U.S. Army veteran
Thomas Bruce Brame Sr., 43, of 113 Baber St., husband of Linda Trammell Brame, died Monday, March 24, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. Mr. Brame was born in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 14, 1959, a son of Derrell Brame Jr. and Phyllis Hendrick Brame of St. Louis, Mo. He was a Baptist and a veteran of the U. S. Army. Mr. Brame was employed with Zeuna Starker of Spartanburg.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two daughters, Kristie Brame and Amy Brame; two sons, Thomas B. Brame Jr. and Kenny Brame, all of Illinois; two brothers, Derrell A. Brame, III of St. Louis, Mo., and David A. Brame of Chesnee; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Maness Malborg; his grandmother-in-law, Jeanette Maness, both of Union and a step-daugher, Angela G. Bailey.. The family is at the home, 113 Baber St. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Mary L. Brannon
Duracell Battery employee
GREAT FALLS Mary Louise Brannon, 61, of 35 Seaboard St., Great Falls, formerly of Lockhart, died at her residence Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 6:30 p.m. after an extended illness. Ms. Brannon was born in Union on Sept. 16, 1941, a daughter of the late Grady Brannon Sr. and Nellie Rochester Brannon. She was a member of Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church and was employed with Duracell Battery Co. of Lancaster.
Surviving are three daughters and a son-in-law, Cindy and David Crosland of Fort Valley, Ga., Lisa Rainey of Great Falls and Christy Cox of the home; five sisters, Carolyn Rash and Tincy Inman both of Lockhart, Nancy Hope and Guynita Brannon both of Union and Brenda Petty of Leesville, La.; three brothers: Clifton Brannon of Union, Arthur Brannon of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Grady Brannon Jr., of Lockhart; five grandchildren; Steven Crosland, David Crosland Jr., Cheyenne Crosland, Danielle Britten and Danny Britten Jr.; and two great-grandchildren.
Ms. Brannon was pre-deceased by three sisters and two brothers: Sara B. Gregory, Peggy B. Walker, Alice Ireland, Barney (Sonny) Brannon and Walter (Bubba) Brannon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Lockhart Free Will Baptist conducted by the Rev. Richard Conyers, Dr. Tommy Bryson and Chaplain Arthur Brannon.
Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens. After 11 a.m. Thursday the body will be at the home, 210 South 6th St., Lockhart where it will remain until the hour of service. The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.