Louise W. Adams
CHARLESTON — Louise Wardlaw Adams, 88, widow of Tecumseh E. Adams, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 in Charleston.
She was born in Abbeville County.
Survivors include Milous Adams, Art Leo Adams, Mrs. Freddie (Mary Algena) Smith, Glenda Adams Cleveland, Mrs. Vincent (Janet) Ansley-Shaw and Vera Louise Adams; 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Services are today in Charleston.
Visitation is 12-1 Friday at Abbeville-White Mortuary. Burial is in Harbison Cemetery, Abbeville.
Announcement courtesy of Abbeville-White Mortuary.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Mildred Taylor Banes, 83, beloved wife of J. Paul Banes, for 63 years, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 at her residence.
Born in Aiken County, November 6, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Bertie Shellhouse Taylor. She was a graduate of Aiken High School and was formerly employed by the Farmers & Merchants Bank in Aiken. She retired from the offices of Dr’s Bennett and Tanner in Augusta.
Mrs. Banes was a member of Redd’s Branch Baptist Church in Aiken.
Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Van Deen of North Augusta, three grandchildren, Chuck Deen of North Augusta, Michael Deen of Martinez, GA and Paula Deen of Aiken. Four sisters, Dorothy T. Brown, Marjorie T. Thomas, Mary T. McLean and Laura T. Hicks, all of Aiken. Two brothers, John W. Taylor of North Augusta and Joseph L. Taylor of Aiken.
She was predeceased by sisters, Velma T. Couch, Kathleen T. Cynova and Ruth T. Walton.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1PM Friday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with Dr. James Adams, Carl E. Brown and Larry L. Ware officiating.
Entombment will be in Oakbrook Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum in Greenwood, SC.
Pallbearers will be Brian Brown, Keith Taylor, Doug McLean, Carl Brown, Larry Ware, Jimmy Kirby and Bobby Walton.
The family is at the home in North Augusta and will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home in Greenwood from 6 to 8 Thursday evening.
Memorials may be made to Redd’s Branch Baptist Church, Aiken, SC 29801 or to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.
SAN FRANCISCO — Memorial services for Freddie Lee Cook are 2:30 Saturday at Laurel Hill Baptist Church, Waterloo, S.C., conducted by the Rev. Herbert Glenn, assisted by the Revs. Joseph Caldwell and Ray Pilgrim and Evangelist Linda Cunningham.
The family is at the home of his daughter Mrs. Steve (Zandra) Campbell, No. 10 Dog Patch Acres, Waterloo.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home, Greenwood, S.C., is in charge.
WEST COLUMBIA — Funeral services for Robert Preston Scurry, 75, of West Columbia, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 3, 2003 at Dunn’s Chapel Church, 281 Chapel Road, West Columbia, officiated by Rev. Tom Atten and Rev. Frank Scurry. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mr. Scurry’s grandsons and grandson-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be Linnie Senn’s Sunday School Class, Jimmie and Faye Lucas, Dorsey and Shirley Senterfeit, and Edward Brown. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Memorials may be made to Dunn’s Chapel Church or American Cancer Society.
Mr. Scurry died October 1, 2003. Born in Saluda, he was the son of the late Wilbur E. and Annie Lee Coleman Scurry. Mr. Scurry graduated from Saluda High School and attended Spartanburg Methodist College. He was retired from American General Insurance Company. Mr. Scurry was a member of Dunn’s Chapel where he served as Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, past member of the Board of Trustees and was a member of the “Young at Heart.”
Mr. Scurry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Retha Shumpert Scurry; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Wade Browder of West Columbia; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Frank and Virginia Scurry of Dry Fork, Virginia, Robert and Rachel Scurry of Cayce; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jolene and Chris Gillis; grandsons, Chad Browder, Travis, Jonathan, Jared, Justin and David Scurry; sister and brother-in-law, Lanell and Jack Gardner of Saluda; brother and sister-in-law, Hubert and Mildred Scurry of Greenwood; and nieces and nephews.
Mr. Scurry was predeceased by a sister, Mae Cromer and brothers, Everett, Wardell, James and Jerry Scurry.
Mattie Jo Bratcher
BOILING SPRINGS — Mattie Jo Suell Bratcher, 93, of 203 Manson Court, widow of R.E. Bratcher, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 at Ellenburg Nursing Center.
Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late John Caswell Suell and Florence Knipe Suell. She was a member of West Whitner Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, Wayne Bratcher of Belton, Cecil Bratcher of Honea Path and Ralph Bratcher of Abbeville; four daughters, Adelle Hines of Anderson, Debra Dellinger of Boiling Springs, Margaret Campbell and Jean Bratcher, both of Belton; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Friday at Donalds Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Ralph Pitts.
Visitation is 7-9 tonight at Cox Funeral Home, Belton.
The family is at the home of a son, Wayne Bratcher, 808 Brezeale St., Belton.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — John Carroll Buzhardt, 67, retired Air Force master sergeant, husband of Delores Wise Buzhardt, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 in Warner Robins.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Friday at Blyth Funeral Home.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home, Greenwood, S.C.
Grace McClain Crawford
ABBEVILLE — Grace McClain Crawford, 94, wife of the late George R. Crawford of Abbeville died Tuesday, December 16 at Abbeville Nursing Home. She was born in Abbeville to the late William E. and Kara Lee Ashley McClain. Mrs. Crawford was a member of Little River Baptist Church, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
There will be a receiving of friends from 2:00PM-3:00PM Thursday, December 18 at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 3:00PM in the funeral home chapel, conducted by Dr. Bob Miller. Burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery.
Memorial contribution may be sent to Little River Baptist Church, 2847 Keowee Rd., Honea Path, SC 29654. The family will be at the home of Ray and Wilma Crawford, 309 Magazine St.
HARRIS FUNERAL HOME of Abbeville is assisting the Crawford family.
Pat H. Goosby
ABBEVILLE — Pat H. Goosby, 68, of 1003 Greenville St., died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 at his home.
Born in Abbeville, he was a son of the late Eunice Ellis and John Walter Goosby. He was a member of Haigler Street Church of Christ and a graduate of J.S. Wright High School. He served in the Army and the Army Reserve and retired from Medical Textile, Greenwood, in 2000.
Survivors include a son, Patrick M. Goosby of Duluth, Ga.; four sisters, Doretha Hughey, Love Lee Scott and Christine Farrier, all of Columbia and Linda W. Collier of Abbeville; two brothers, Harold L. Floyd and Isaiah Ellis of Columbia; four stepdaughters, Sonya Crawford, Joan Bowman, Margaret Jackson and Shana Craig, all of Atlanta; a stepson, Henry Crawford of Atlanta; two grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Abbeville & White Mortuary, conducted by the Rev. James Kay. Burial is in Harbison Cemetery.
Viewing is 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Marshall Jr., 1592 Secession Ave.
Abbeville & White Mortuary is in charge.
IVA, SC — Mr. Christopher Michael Latham, age 25, of 1011 Project Road, Iva, SC, husband of Lisa Bowers Latham of Pickens, died Tuesday, December 16, 2003 in Iva, SC.
Born in Anderson, SC on May 13, 1978, Mr. Latham was a son of William Ronnie Latham of Greenwood and Linda Burton Latham of the home. He was a 1996 graduate of Crescent High School where he was very active in football, baseball and basketballl. He also attended Tri-County Technical College. He was previously employed by the Atlantic Group and was also a welder and pipe fitter. He was currently a member of the South Carolina Army National Guard, 263rd AAMDC with the rank of Specialist E-4 and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church in Iva, SC.
Surviving are his wife, Lisa Bowers Latham of Pickens; mother, Linda Burton Latham of the home; father, William Ronnie Latham and step-mother, Jan Seigler Latham of Greenwood, SC; brother, William Robert Latham of Iva, SC; sister, Ana Latham Morgan and her husband, Matthew of Elgin, SC; niece, Caroline Morgan of Elgin, SC; nephew, Brenton Latham of Iva, SC; niece, Haley Klein and nephew, Randy Morrow, both of Pickens, SC; mother-in-law, Peggy Bowers and sister-in-law, Kristy Bowers, both of Pickens, SC; grandparents, Ansel and Nancy Burton of Iva, SC and Bonnie Lou Wilson Latham, also of Iva, SC.
A brother, Jacob Brent Latham and grandfather, William Robert Latham preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 19, 2003 at 2:00PM at Rocky River Baptist Church in Iva, SC with the Reverends Brian Gray and Dr. Bill Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military rites. Serving as pallbearers are Russ Alexander, Bryan Burton, Derrick Burton, Blake Latham, Derek McBride, Tommy McGukin, Robert McKellar and Justin Mitchell.
The body is at The McDougald Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Thursday, December 18, 2003 and will be placed in the church at 1:30pm on Friday.
The family will be at the home of his grandparents, Ansel and Nancy Burton, 1305 E. Broad Street, Iva, SC.
THE MCDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson is in charge of arrangements.
Tom Floyd Robinson
HODGES — Tom Floyd Robinson, 85, of 5832 Highway 25 N., widower of Isabell Anderson Robinson, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood.
Born in Edgefield, he was a son of the late William and Janie Robinson. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and a self-employed pulpwood company owner.
Survivors include a son, Dan Robinson of Hodges; three daughters, Donnie Perkins, Muzurious Coleman and Tommie Cena Robinson, all of Hodges; a brother, Coley Robinson of Detroit; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home.
Blanche S. Cantrell
BLACKSBURG — Blanche Elizabeth Still Cantrell, 65, of 302 Sunset Drive, died Thursday, August 7, 2003 at the home of a granddaughter, Roni and Stephen Bolton, 160 Bridges Farm Road, Gaffney, with whom she lived.
Born in Greenwood, she was a daughter of the late William M. “Buttermilk” Still Sr. and Bessie Davis Still. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Blacksburg and was a member of Blacksburg First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, William David Cantrell of Columbia; a daughter, Brenda Elizabeth Cantrell of West Columbia; a sister, Deanie Tatham of Greenwood; a brother, John D. Still of Greenwood; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services are 3 p.m. today at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. A.L. “Bud” Tumblin.
The family is at the home of her sister, Deanie Tatham, 207 McKee Drive, Greenwood.
Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, SC 29301.
Harley Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge.
Eloise Flower Fields
SALUDA — Eloise Flower Fields, 76, of 104 Hedgerow St., died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003 at Providence Hospital in Columbia.
The family is at the home and at the home of a daughter, Mrs. James (Theresa) Clark, 128 Hillside Lane, Saluda.
Services will be announced by Butler & Sons Funeral Home.
PHILADELPHIA — Freddie “Diddy” Parks, 77, of 1710 Crosky St., died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003.
Born in Greenwood County, S.C., he was a son of the late Ernest and Lola Beech Parks. He was a former member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, Greenwood, retired construction worker, Navy veteran and member of the Masonic Rite.
Survivors include eight daughters, Linda Strong Gaskin of Greenwood, Freddrica Lindsey, Lisa Parks, Angela Parks, Linda Parks, Arlene Parks, Lynette Harris and Lorraine Parks of Philadelphia; two sons, Jeffrey Parks and Freddie Parks III of Philadelphia; a sister, Josephine Parks of Greenwood; a brother, Frank Parks of Baltimore; 29 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Saturday in Evening Star Memorial Gardens, Greenwood, conducted by the Rev. Seyvelle Parks, assisted by the Revs. Ulysses Parks and Curtis Patterson.
Visitation is at the home of his daughter Linda Strong Gaskin, 601 Grier St., Greenwood.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge.
Services for Angela Elizabeth Turner, of 106 Nix Court, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Beulah Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Annette Edwards, assisted by the Rev. Emanuel Spearman. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are Michael Puckett, Chris Kelley, Frank Henderson Jr., Stanley Carroll, Darnell Lewis, Gary Cooper, Parnell Wideman and Donald Robinson.
Flower bearers are Stella Hearst, Mary J. Hicks, Tammie Little, Sabrina Whitt, Genette Moore, Sharon Williams and Stacey Brown.
Honorary escorts are Tanya Cooper, Angela Roundtree, Connie Wrapp and Sherry Wideman.
The family is at the home of her mother, Mary Puckett, 326 Ashcroft Drive.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge.
Howard D. Carr
JACKSONVILLE, FL. — Howard Dillinger Carr, 79, went home to be with the Lord, June 3, 2003 at Orange Park Medical Center. A native of Rome, Georgia, he moved to Jacksonville in 1998.
Master Sgt. Carr served in the United States Air Force for 30 years. He also was a retired South Carolina and Georgia Pentecostal Congressional Holiness Church minister. Mr. Carr was a member of Mandarin Worship Center. His favorite saying was that he was a fisherman of men and also a fisherman, besides being an avid golfer.
His memories will live on through his loving and devoted wife, Dutch Ann Jackson Carr. Mr. Carr is also survived by his loving children, Robert Carr, Sr. (Lyles, TN), Patricia Parsons (Gray Court, SC), Howard D. Carr, Jr. (Beaufort, SC) and Sandra M. Wathen (Spartanburg, SC), 2 brothers, 3 sisters, 4 grandchildren, 1 great grand-child, 5 step-children, 13 step-grandchildren and 5 great step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 10th in the chapel of Hardage-Giddens Mandarin Funeral Home, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL., with Pastor Jeff Boyd officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, 4300 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL.
The family will receive friends Monday, June 9th from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
SALUDA, SC — John Kendall Crouch Sr., 77, of 1593 McCormick Highway, died Friday, June 6, 2003 in Providence Hospital, Columbia.
Born April 9, 1926 in Saluda County, he was the son of the late Floyd and Bernice Derrick Crouch. He was a graduate of Saluda High School and Newberry College, Class of 1949. He served two years in the US Navy during WW II. Mr. Crouch retired after 31 years of service with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in Greenville, Walterboro, Charleston, SC and Jacksonville, Fla. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church having served several terms as Chairman of the Church Council. He was also a member of the Lutheran Men in Mission and the Adult Sunday School Class. He was Secretary of the Saluda County Water & Sewer Authority and a member of the Saluda County Cattlemen’s Association and the SC Forestry Association.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Barbara Jachens Crouch; two sons, Kevin Arden Crouch Sr. of Saluda and John Kendall Crouch Jr. and his wife, Gail George Crouch of Greenville, SC; one grandson, Kevin A. Crouch Jr. and one brother, Floyd W. Crouch of Saluda.
Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, June 9, 2003 at Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church with Pastor Edward Miller and Rev. J. Allen Derrick officiating. Interment will follow in Travis Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be at 4:00 PM Monday, at the “Limp House”, 1447 McCormick Highway.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church, 101 N. Calhoun St., Saluda, SC 29138 or to Newberry College, Newberry, SC 29108.
Ramey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert “Bob” Edward Milburn, 75, of Wellington Drive, husband of Jean Spruill Milburn, died Saturday, June 7, 2003 at his home.
Born in Joplin, Mo., he was a son of the late Phil and Grace Fox Milburn. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla and served in the Coast Guard. He retired from Lockheed Aircraft in Marietta, Ga. and more recently worked as a greeter for Lakelands Orthopedic Clinic in Greenwood. He was a member of Community Church of the Nazarene where he served as treasurer and Sunday school teacher. An active volunteer with the Greenwood Meals on Wheels, he also volunteered with the Greater Greenwood United Ministry, the Gideons and several other local organizations. He was a recipient of the Sertoma “Service to Mankind Award” for 2003.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two daughters, Jan DiPietro, of Marietta, Ga., and Mrs. Charles (Carol) Gray of Greenwood; two sons, Robert E. Milburn Jr. of Marietta, Ga. and John Milburn of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Margaret Pummel of Windsor, Kan.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at the Community Church of the Nazarene conducted by the Rev. Bob Albert. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Jack Scott, John Rogers, Ron Hunter, Marshall Kinney, Jackie Peters, Robin Brock, Greg Wrenn and Mitch Knight.
Visitation is 6-8 tonight at Blyth Funeral Home.
The family is at the home in Belle Meade.
Memorials may be made to Community Church of the Nazarene, Building Fund, 2022 Cokesbury Road, Greenwood, SC 29649.
Blyth Funeral Home is in charge.
J. Willie Poore
John Willie Poore, 89, of 107 Avondale Drive, husband of Ruby Dickey Poore, died Saturday, June 7, 2003 at his home.
Born in Donalds, he was a son of the late Frank J. and Mary Alice Robinson Poore. He worked at Riegel Textile Corp. more than 50 years and was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon and elder. He was also a member and Past Worshipful Master of Ware Shoals Masonic Lodge No. 306 A.F.M.
Survivors include his wife; a granddaughter reared in the home, Heather Poore Barker, Seneca; and a brother, Frank J. Poore, Mooresville, N.C.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Wayne Wicker.
Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are Marion McMahan, George Rush, Charles Chasteen, James Barker, Dale Thrift and Glyn Thrift.
Honorary escorts are the members of the Men’s Bible Class.
Visitation is 5:30-7 tonight at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, PO Box 542, Ware Shoals, SC.
Parker-White Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge.
ABBEVILLE — Lucile Scott Wiley, 69, resident of Abbeville Arms Apartments, died Saturday, June 7, 2003 at The Hospice House in Anderson.
Services will be announced by The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.
GREENWOOD — Sara Katherine Bagwell “K.B.” Alexander, 77, of 903 Florida Ave., widow of Clyde T. “Jack” Alexander, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late William Earle and Bessie Mae Ashemore Bagwell. She retired from Greenwood Mills Mathews Plant, where she was a member of the Quarter Century Club. She was a member of North Greenwood Church of God.
Survivors include a sister, Frances Taylor of Laurens; and a niece of the home, Frankie Weathers.
Services are at 4 today at Harley Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Richard Saxxon and the Rev. James A. Patterson. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are J.W. “Jake” Lecroy, G.T. Whitman, Eugene Ellenberg, Rudy Adams, James R. “Jimmy” Long, Will Lefevre and Frank Stennett.
Honorary escorts are the men of North Greenwood Church of God, along with J.P. Blizzard, Ernest Blizzard, Earle Blizzard, David Berry, Zeke Dorn and Hank Hatfield.
Visitation is from 3-4 today at the funeral home.
The family is at the home.
Harley Funeral Home is in charge.
Emma Mae Bentley
LINCOLNTON, Ga. — Emma Mae Goldman Bentley, 86, formerly of 2620 White Rock Road, widow of Edward Bentley, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Lee and Ella Ingram Goldman. She had worked at Oxford Manufacturing and as a driver for the Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center.
Survivors include a brother, Marvin E. Goldman of Lincolnton, and a sister, Eula G. Howard of Greenwood, S.C.
Services were Tuesday at Salem Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Allen Danner. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were nephews.
Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church, c/o Alvin Cox, Leathersville Road, Lincolnton, Ga. 30817.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge.
George Coleman Sr.
PHILADELPHIA — George Coleman Sr., 71, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at his home.
Born in Greenwood, S.C., he was a son of the late Jesse and Harriet Coleman. He was a member of Second Shiloh Baptist Church, where he was a deacon board member and an assistant superintendent of Sunday School, and a member of Masonic Lodge 35 in Philadelphia. He was honorably discharged from the Army after the Korean War.
Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary Coleman of Greenwood; three sons, George Coleman Jr. of Starter, S.C., Michael Coleman of Waco, Texas and Edward Coleman of Greenwood; two sisters, Mae Bailey and Ruth Hackett, both of Philadelphia; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were Jan. 30 at Second Shiloh Baptist Church, Philadelphia, with burial in Chelten Hills Memorial Cemetery.
Announcement courtesy of Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home, Greenwood, S.C.
WARE SHOALS — James Hampton Cromer, 61, of 151 S. Greenwood Ave., husband of Myra Morgan Cromer, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Newberry County, he was a son of the late George Spencer Cromer and Thelma Doolittle Brown. He was a truck driver and an Army Vietnam War veteran. A Hejaz Shriner, he was a member of Ware Shoals Lodge 306 A.F.M. and Hodges Church of God.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three daughters, Kimberly Jones and Lynn Davis, both of Greenwood and Angela Burdette of Anderson; two sons, Robert “Tony” Morgan of Tignall, Ga., and James Hampton Cromer II of Houston; a sister, Addie Keasler of Greenwood; his stepfather, J.B. Brown of Greenwood; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Graveside services, with Masonic rites, are at 2 today in Greenwood Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Charles Caldwell.
Pallbearers are Donnie Young, Michael Young, Len Young, Ralph Davenport, Bill Rickman, Larry McCullough and Robert Baldwin.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hodges Church of God, Highway 25, Hodges, S.C. 29653 or the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, 2100 N. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, S.C. 29609-3194.
Harley Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge.
Annie Mae Cromer
NINETY SIX — Annie Mae Cromer, of 137 Ebony Drive, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003 at her home. The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Parks Funeral Home, Greenwood.
SALUDA — J.W. Forrest, 84, of 740 Ridge Spring Highway, husband of Dorothy Rodgers Forrest, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Saluda Nursing Center.
Born in Saluda County, he was a son of the late James Grigsby and Lula Shealy Forrest. He was a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service for 36 years, an auto mechanic and a World War II Air Force veteran, serving in Guam. He was a member of American Legion Post 65, Emory United Methodist Church and the Men’s Sunday School Class of Saluda Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two daughters, Miriam “Mimi” Forrest Parks of Greenville and Kathy Forrest Tomashitis of Lexington; four sisters, Mary Hallman of Ward, Eleanor Hare of Ridge Spring, Virginia Matthews of Saluda and Delight Rodgers of Batesburg; and six grandchildren.
Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Saluda Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Norman Rogers.
Burial is in Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-7:30 tonight at Ramey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Saluda Nursing Center, P.O. Box 398, Saluda, S.C. 29138 or a charity of one’s choice.
Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.