Agnes C. Klugh
ABBEVILLE — Services for Agnes Campbell Klugh, of 627 Klugh Road, are at noon Friday at Little Zion A.M.E. Church, Grange Road, Greenwood, conducted by the Right Rev. Henry Allen Belin Jr., presiding bishop of S.C. A.M.E. Churches. Assisting are the Revs. Roland E.D. Sigman and George H. Oliver. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Burial is in Evening Star Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are grandsons.
Flower bearers are granddaughters.
Honorary escorts are members of Piedmont Annual Conference Women’s Missionary Society.
Visitation is Thursday evening at the home.
Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc., Greenwood, is in charge.
William R. Lomax
ATLANTA — William Robert Lomax, 88, of 849 Wood St. N.W., died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004 at the home of a daughter, Louise Gray.
Survivors include a son, Ishmael Lomax of Philadelphia; two daughters, Sarah Phillips of Detroit and Louise Gray of Atlanta; four sisters, Mary Brooks and the Rev. Florence Kelly, both of Philadelphia, Frances Crawford of Abbeville, S.C., Mariah Burton of Stone Mountain, Ga.; two brothers, Fred A. Lomax of New Orleans and Lewis L. Lomax of Columbia, S.C.
The family is at the home of a nephew, John Crawford, 1294 McDill Road, Abbeville.
Services will be announced by Abbeville & White Mortuary, Abbeville.
ABBEVILLE — Ezell Martin, 61, of 23 Gray Lane, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004 at his home.
A son of the late Eddie and Jannie Bell Green Martin, he was educated in Abbeville public schools and was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include four brothers, James Martin of Atlanta, George Martin and Mozell Martin, both of Abbeville, Samuel Martin of Anderson; four sisters, Eddie Ruth Gray and Mary Jane Goodwin, both of Abbeville, Thelma Hunter and Inez Martin, both of Level Land.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairfield Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Michael Peppers. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Viewing is 11-8 today at Richie Funeral Home.
The family is at the home.
Richie Funeral Home Inc. is in charge.
Marvin D. Mundy
ANDERSON — Marvin D. Mundy, 75, of 205 Adams Ave., husband of Mary Miller Mundy, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004 at Anderson Area Medical Center.
Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of the late James D. and Lelia Hammonds Mundy. He retired from the textile industry and served in the Army Air Corps. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Roger Mundy and Cary Mundy, both of Anderson; two daughters, Diane Osborne of Anderson and Kelly Mundy of the home; two brothers, Marion E. Mundy of Abbeville and Franklin Mundy of Greenwood; a sister, Rachel Betty Kinard of Abbeville; five grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Jerry Durham. Burial is in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Visitation is 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
The family is at the home.
Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge.
Lee Phillips, Sr.
GREENWOOD — Lee Marshall Phillips, Sr., 63, of 2515 Highway 25 South, husband of Loucille Hicks Phillips, died Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Royston, GA, he was a son of the late Fred and Lois Bell Phillips Phillips. He was a captain with the City of Greenwood Fire Department, serving for thirty years and was a member of the SC Fireman’s Association. He was a member of Durst Avenue Church of God.
Surviving is his wife of the home; a son, Lee M. Phillips, Jr. of Greenwood; a daughter, Aimee Lynn Phillips Roark of Ninety Six; three sisters, Nezzie Parks of Florida, Mertie Torey of Travelers Rest and Nellie Sullivan of Columbia; a brother, Marvin Phillips of Greenville; and three grandchildren, Lee Phillips III, Jeremy Phillips and AnaCaroline Roark.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Harley Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Wallace Purvis and the Rev. Jason Garner officiating. Burial will be in Oakbrook Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Curtis Hayes, Bill Goff, Guy Breedlove, Frank Hicks, Jeff Hendricks and Ray Goff.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.
The family is at the home of his son, Lee Phillips, Jr., 106 Hampton Road, Idlewood.
It is respectfully requested that flowers be omitted and memorials made to the Hands Up Ministry, c/o Durst Avenue Church of God, PO Box 396, Greenwood, SC 29648 or to HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
HODGES — James William “Bill” Strawhorn, 70, of 110 Pine Ridge Drive, husband of Sara Yon Strawhorn, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home.
Donell Williams, 68, of 126-A Walker St., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004.
The family is at the home of a brother, Harper Williams, 1304 Yvonne Ave., Greenwood.
Services will be announced by Parks Funeral Home.
GREENWOOD – Bette Ruth Freeman German, 74, wife of Paul R. German, died March 30, 2004 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Oconee County, July 30, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lula Hurt Freeman. Mrs. German was a member of Mathews United Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband of 50 years, is a daughter, Karyn German and her husband Bob Rizner of Denver, CO. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Memorial services will be conducted at 2pm Saturday, April 3, 2004 from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John G. Hipp, Rev. Randy Ouzts and Rev. Reuel Westbrook officiating.
Entombment will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
The family is at the home on 101 Glencrest Court, the Willows, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenwood Humane Society, PO Box 242, Greenwood, SC 29648.
BLYTH FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE.
Rev. Larry Humphrey
ANDERSON — The Rev. Larry Humphrey, 82, of 408 Revere St., husband of Lillie Moss Humphrey, died Saturday, March 27, 2004 at Anderson Area Medical Center.
Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late John and Lutie Bennett Humphrey. He attended Gammon Theological Seminary and Emory School of Theology. He served as a pastor in the Methodist church for many years: in Walhalla 1960-66, Ninety Six, 1966-70, Greenwood-Ninety Six, 1970-76, Williamston 1976-87. He also worked at Salem Presbyterian Church, 1988-91, Branch Hill United Methodist Church, 1991 and Bethel United Methodist Church, 1991-96. He was an associate member of the South Carolina United Methodist Conference and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 207.
Survivors include his wife of the home; four sons, Roger Humphrey of Brandon, Fla., Larry E. Humphrey of Chicago, Bryant Humphrey of Greenville, Douglas Humphrey of Hampton, Va.; a daughter, Angelia H. Hamilton of Anderson; five sisters, Rosa Lee Humphrey Patterson, Prince Ola Humphrey Lee, Olivia Humphrey, all of Anderson, Magnolia Humphrey Acker of Williamston, Etta Humphrey Anderson of Pendleton; a brother, Robert Humphrey of Anderson; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Ernest Ethridge, assisted by the Revs. Shawn Bell, Robert Stillwell, Calvin Quarles, John Buddin, Grandville Hicks and Bishop B.T. Cunningham. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in Anderson Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 7-8 tonight at Unity Mortuary.
The family is at the home.
Unity Mortuary is in charge.
Johnnie B. Smith Jr.
NINETY SIX — Johnnie B. Smith Jr., 65, of 802 McKenzie Road, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Saluda Nursing Center.
Born in Saluda County, he was a son of the late John B. and Katie Jones Smith. He was a retired employee of Greenwood Mills, Sloan Plant, where he worked for 37 years and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was a member of Lockhart Baptist Church, Saluda.
Survivors include a son, John Mayos of Norristown, Pa.; three daughters, Janie S. Williams and Julia C. Williams, both of Greenwood, Karen Stevens of Detroit; three brothers, Willie Lee Smith and Walter Bell Smith, both of Saluda, Earnest Smith of Norristown; two sisters, Ella Mae Quarles of Ninety Six and Dorothy Smith of Glenside, Pa.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Lockhart Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Herman Jenkins, pastor. Assisting is the Rev. John F. Williams. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are Steven Smith, Earnest J. Smith, Darian Smith, Rodrigues Smith, John W. Quarles and Willie E. Quarles.
Flowers bearers are Auja Quarles, Jessie Quarles, Diane Moore, Isabelle Chamberlain, Brittany Quarles and Tona Henry.
Viewing begins at 1 today at Butler & Sons Funeral Home.
The family is at the home of a brother, Willie Lee Smith, 1713 Fruit Hill Road, Saluda and the home of a niece, Sharon Quarles 414 Parkland Place Road, Greenwood.
Butler & Sons Funeral Home, Saluda, is in charge.
ABBEVILLE, SC – Wade Francis Smith, 77, resident of 1964 Stevenson Rd. died Thursday, April 1, 2004 at Abbeville County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Salisbury, NC he was a son of the late William and Frances Tobitha Annie Hicks Boger Smith.
He was twice married, first to the late Polly Ann Simpson and was the husband of Myra Ann Alexander.
He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He was the former Owner and Operator of Wade Smith’s Auto Sales. He was a member of North Kanapolis United Methodist Church.
Survivors are: wife Myra Ann Alexander of the home; 3 daughters, Mary Anne Smith Vinson, Charlotte, NC; Susie Rebecca Smith Epps, Greenwood, SC; Renae Smith Curtis, Cornelius, NC; one son, Wade Francis Smith, Jr., Gaffney, SC; Grandchildren, Alisha Dawn Watson, Charlotte, NC; Elizabeth Gibson Smith, Cornelius, NC; Joshua Ryan Gaines, Charlotte, NC; David Matthew Epps, Greenwood, SC; Brandon Wilson, Abbeville, SC; Derrick Alexander, Laurens, SC; Laura Lauri, Florida; Kalsee Alexander, Greenwood, SC; 2 step-daughters, Myra Jean Powell, Abbeville, SC; Freddie M. Alexander, Clinton, SC; 2 great-grandchildren, Samantha Lauri and Brady Wilson.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 2:00 PM from The Chapel of The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, Abbeville, SC.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
The family is at the residence, 1964 Stevenson Rd., Abbeville, SC.
THE CHANDLER-JACKSON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
William ‘Doc’ Turner
CLINTON — William A. “Doc” Turner, 93, widower of Amy Dalton Turner, died Thursday, April 1, 2004 at Laurens County Hospital after an extended illness.
A son of the late Willie and Carrie Ligon Turner, he was a member of Springfield Baptist Church for many years. He was owner and operator of Blue Bird Cab Co. and Royal Dry Cleaner Services and an Army veteran.
Survivors include a daughter, Williametta Romona Turner of Edgefield; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens Highway, conducted by the Rev. Anderson Robinson, assisted by the Rev. Dora Ann White.
Pallbearers are John Butler, Robert Johnson, James Wilson II, Marion Williams and friends of the family.
Flower bearers are Beatrice Johnson, Regina Williams, Kendra Wilson and Polly Brown.
The family is at the home of a nephew, John Butler, 104 Hickory Lane, McKellar Farms, Greenwood.
Parks Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge.
Carl ‘Mac’ Winchester
Carl “Mac” Winchester, 62, of 519 Brooks Road, died suddenly Thursday, April 1, 2004 at his home.
Born in Union County, he was a son of Margaret Hooper Winchester and the late Henry Bynum “H.B.” Winchester. He was employed with the Environmental Air Service (EAS) as a welder and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his mother of Union; Gladys Swindler of the home; two sons, Joel Winchester of Clayton, Ga., and Mike Winchester of Ninety Six; two brothers, David Winchester of Newberry and Barry Winchester of Taylors.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at Lewis Funeral Home, Union. Burial is in Union Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 10-12 Saturday at Siloam Baptist Church, Ninety Six.
The family is at the home of his mother, 509 Happy Valley Road, Union.
Lewis Funeral Home is in charge.
EDGEFIELD — Helen Talbert Turner, 76, of 356 Morgan-Bussey Road, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. John (Blondia) Clark of Edgefield, Mrs. Eldwin (Barbara) Griffin of Trenton and Mrs. Kenneth (Bonnette) Bussey of Columbia; five sons, Abraham B. (Emmie) Turner of Aiken, Thomas J. Turner and Talbert D. Turner, both of Edgefield, Donald (Eunice) Turner and Ricky Turner, both of Columbia; a sister, Gladys R. Garrett of Washington, D.C.; a brother, Felton L. (Effie) Talbert of Edgefield; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services are at 2 Wednesday at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Eldwin Griffin. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Visitation is at the home, or after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, Edgefield, is in charge.
GREENWOOD – Irene Dorondo Abraham, 85, resident of 124 Plantation Drive, widow of Samuel A. Abraham, died December 3, 2004 at her home.
Born in Butler, PA, June 23, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Mino Dorondo. She was a homemaker and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mrs. Abraham was very active in the St. John Greek Catholic Church in Butler, PA, she was also active with the Benedictine Monastery and she received Papal Honors from the Pope for her work in these churches.
Surviving are a son, Ed Abraham and daughter-in-law, Debbi Abraham of Greenwood; two step-grandsons, John Bailes of Greenville and Jeff Bailes of Charleston; a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10AM Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Rev. Father Richard Harris officiating.
Burial will be in Oakbrook Memorial Park.
The body is at Blyth Funeral Home.
The family is at the home in Creekside.
The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
BLYTH FUNERAL HOME IS ASSISTING THE ABRAHAM FAMILY.
Nancy J. Brown
ABBEVILLE — Nancy J. Brown, 33, of 113 Dutchman Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004 at her home.
Born in Abbeville, she was a daughter of Lillie Brown and the late Daniel Brown. She worked at IT Fabrics for four years.
Survivors include her mother; a daughter, Niesha Terelle Brown of the home; four brothers, Daniel Brown of Greenville, Edward Brown, Zachariah Brown and Allen Brown, all of Abbeville; and five sisters, Parolee Brown of Atlanta, Cora B. Glover and Joyce B. Prioleau, both of Greenwood, Veronica Brown and Christine Brown, both of Abbeville.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Cypress Chapel A.M.E. Church, conducted by the Rev. Myron D. Hill. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30. Burial is in Harbison Cemetery.
Viewing is 12-8 today at Richie Funeral Home.
Visitation is at the home.
Richie Funeral Home Inc. is in charge.
Geraldine T. Haire
LITHONIA, Ga. — Geraldine Tolbert Haire died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, in Decatur.
Born in McCormick, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Jasper and Minnie Ella Johnson Tolbert. She was a former member of New Hope Baptist Church in McCormick and a member of Green Forest Baptist Church in Decatur.
Survivors include two sisters, Mary Tolbert Lyons of McCormick and Pauline Tolbert Freeman of Plum Branch, S.C.
Services are 11 a.m. today at Green Forest Baptist Church.
Burial is 4 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, McCormick.
Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home, Atlanta, is in charge.
Walker Funeral Home, McCormick, is in charge of local arrangements.
ABBEVILLE — Charles Ira Burdette, 82, formerly of 200 Haigler St., widower of Ethel Burdette, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 at Richard Campbell Veterans Home.
Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of the late Ira and Mary Lou Busby Burdette. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a retired textile fixer with Abbeville Mills. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Bond of Abbeville and Linda Suddeth of Hodges; two sons, Charles M. Burdette of Villa Rica, Ga., and Jimmy R. Burdette of Abbeville; two brothers, Claude Burdette of Tignal, Ga., and James Alford Burdette of Peach Tree City, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Tye Sorrow. Burial is in Iva City Cemetery.
Visitation is 1-2 Saturday at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of a daughter Gloria Bond, 200 Haigler St.
Memorials may be made to the Congregational Holiness Church, Perry Street, Abbeville, SC 29620.
Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge.
Ralph ‘Tip’ Carter
Services for Ralph “Tip” Carter, of 857 Meadow St., are 2 p.m. Saturday at John’s Creek Baptist Church, Abbeville, conducted by the Rev. Curtis Carter. Burial is in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1.
Pallbearers are nephews.
Flower bearers are Viola Smith and nieces.
Honorary escorts are Melvin Duncan, Willie Fuller, Lewis Drennon and Demarcus Dorn.
The family is at the home.
Parks Funeral Home is in charge.
Rev. Morgan Abraham Kizer, Jr.
CHARLOTTE, NC – Rev. Kizer, 97, of Charlotte, died Wednesday, February 9, 2005. He was born on October 26, 1907 in Bowman, SC to the late Morgan Abraham Kizer, Sr. and Ella Fralix Kizer. Rev. Kizer graduated from Edisto Academy, Furman University, Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL and Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
His ministry spanned over 60 years and included churches in Saludia, NC, Weaverville, NC, Orangeburg County SC, Ninety Six, SC, and Greenwood County SC.
Rev. Kizer is survived by his wife of 66 years, Louise Kizer of Charlotte; his son, Morgan Kizer, III of Charlotte.
Funeral service will be held from the graveside at 11:00 on Saturday, February 12, 2005 at Crown Memorial Park in Pineville with the Rev. Russ Rosser officiating. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Moody Bible Institute, 820 North LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610.
The Kizer family is in the care of McEwen Funeral Service, Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, NC. 704-544-1412.
EDGEFIELD — Marie Mathis, 84, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Edgefield.
The family is at the home of a sister, Virginia Watson, 336 New Market St., Greenwood.
Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc., Greenwood.
WARE SHOALS — Helen Jean McGaha, 50, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005.
Born in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of John Louie and Frances Hayes McGaha. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her parents of Ware Shoals; three brothers, Jim Sweat of Fountain Inn, John McGaha of Fort Mill and Dean McGaha of Camden; and a sister, Betty Holleman of Maiden, N.C. Services are 1:30 today at Parker-White Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Leon Jones. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 12:30-1:30 today at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of her parents, Louie and Frances McGaha, 7 New St.
Memorials may be made to Laurens County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, Box 986, Laurens, SC 29360.
Parker-White Funeral Home is in charge.
Mrs. Clara Williams McGaha
EASLEY, SC — Clara Williams McGaha, age 89, of 103 South 4th Street, wife of Lloyd N. “Slick” McGaha, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Palmetto Health Baptist-Easley.
Mrs. McGaha was born in Easley to the late James C. and Effie Ramey Williams. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Mother’s Class. She loved her church and her church family.
She is survived by her husband of the home; three sons, Stan McGaha, Larry “Pete” McGaha and his wife, Phyllis, all of Easley and Steve McGaha and his wife, Deene, of Pickens; a granddaughter, Suzanne Moody and her husband, Phil, of Easley; a great-granddaughter, Allie Moody of Easley; two nieces, Lucille McGaha Ware and Frances McGaha Motes, a nephew, Dee McGaha, all of Greenville, who were reared in the home; a special friend and caregiver, Anita Noblitt of Easley and numerous cousins.
Mrs. McGaha was predeceased by her parents and one brother, James Charles Williams.
She will be remembered for her kindness and was loved and admired by all who knew her.
The body is at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown where the family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Monday and will be placed in the church at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery in Easley.
The family is at the home.
Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown is assisting the family with the arrangements.
DONALDS — Frances Seawright McGaha, 73, of Church Street, wife of Homer McGaha, died Monday, March 12, 2007 at AnMed Medical Center in Anderson.
Services will be announced by The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, Abbeville.