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SOUTH CAROLINA - Greenwood County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 18

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 1 September 2009, at 2:57 p.m.

Betty Bennett
WARE SHOALS — Betty Romaina Tinsley Bennett, 70, wife of John Wayne Bennett Sr., of 60 Sligh Road, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood.
Born in Wilmington, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Earlene Neal Tinsley. She was a member of Bethlehem Union Church.
Surviving are her husband of the home, one son, Rickey D. Simmons of the home, one daughter, Daphne Booker of Anderson, one stepson, John Wayne Bennett Jr. of Saluda, one sister Patsy Free of Waterloo, six grandchildren, Amber and John Bennett, Patrick Nicholson, Crystal Higgins, Daniel and Michael Booker, and three great-grandchildren, Makenzie Higgins, Brianna Booker and Maddison Nicholson. She was pre-deceased by a son, Clyde Nicholson and a brother, Clyde T. Tinsley Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Parker-White Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Davis officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Parker-White Funeral Home. The family is at the home of a niece, Dollie Hodges, 8902 Riverfork Road, Waterloo.

Wilton M. Browne
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Wilton M. Browne, 90, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006 in Greensboro.
Born in Franklin County, Ga., he spent most of his life in McCormick, S.C.
Mr. Browne was a United Methodist, a WWII veteran and a Mason. He was retired from McCormick Post Office and was owner of Browne Brothers Radio & TV Repair Service in McCormick.
Preceding him in death was his beloved wife, Helen. Surviving are three children, Mary Jean (Dean) Huntley of Hilton Head Island, Margaret Young of Barnwell, S.C., and Pat Browne of Greensboro. Also surviving are six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006 at Guilford College United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 at Blyth Funeral Home in Greenwood, S.C., with the Rev. Joey McDonald officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Honorary escort will be nephews.
The family will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home on Monday from 5-7 p.m.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Browne family.

Patrick Donnelly
Patrick Joseph Donnelly, 53, of 107 Pin Oak Drive, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Self Regional Medical Center.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Harley Funeral Home & Crematory.

Freddie Freeman
SALUDA — Freddie E. Freeman, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006. A son of the late Robert and Annie R. Freeman, he was also a member of Lockhart Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Elaine Freeman of the home; one son, Joseph and one daughter, Tyanna Freeman, both of the home; one brother, Adrian Freeman of Saluda; one sister, Rita Carter of Hephzibah, Ga.; aunts, Susie Craig of St. Louis, Mo., Esther Bush of Columbia, Rosa Bates and Deloise Dukes (Johnny), both of Saluda, Emily Bates of Greenwood, Jessie Manley (Virgil) and Claudine Freeman, both of Columbia and Martha Gordon (Franklin) of Edgefield; uncles, David Freeman (Frankie) of Edgefield, Truman Freeman of Columbia and Johnny B. Harris of Washington, D.C.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at Lockhart Baptist Church, the Rev. Herman Jenkins, Pastor. Logan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes Harmon
Agnes Elizabeth Harmon, formerly of 116 Pine Circle, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Magnolia Manor.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Brenda Jones Holloway
Brenda Jones Holloway, of 205 Vine St., the wife of Edward Holloway, died on Friday, Dec. 29, 2006 at Self Regional HealthCare.
Born in Greenwood County, daughter of the late John W. and Helen Sullivan Jones. She was a graduate of Ninety Six High School and Piedmont Technical College. She was a member of the Enoree Zion Baptist Church where she served faithful a member of the Gospel Chorus, Mass Choir and Youth Advisor. She was a retired employee of Magnolia Manor. She is survived by; her husband of the home; two sons Mandrell Jones and Ed’Twone Holloway both of Greenwood; daughter, Passion Holloway of Greenwood; two brothers, Robert (Vivian) Sullivan of Philadelphia and Willie Sullivan of Oceanside, Calif.; three sisters, Mary Williams, Mamie (Joe) Mobley and Alberta (Rev. Arthur) Williams all of Ninety Six; one grandchild. Funeral services will be 12 noon Tuesday at the Corner Stone Full Gospel Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Anderson Robinson, assisting are the Revs. Arthur Williams and Fannie Clark. Burial will follow in the Enoree Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Pallbearers are nephews and flower bearers are nieces. The family is at the home.
Butler & Sons Funeral Home of Saluda, is assisting the Holloway Family.

Elma Metz Minnick LaGrand
SALLEY — Elma Metz Minnick LaGrand, 75, of Salley, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 at Salley Oakview Cemetery with the Revs. R.T. Bowling and Matt Rucker officiating.
Mrs. LaGrand was born in Irmo, a daughter of the late Junius C. Metz and Mattie Christmus Metz Hammond. She was married to the late Roy B. LaGrand. She was a retired secretary. She was a member of North United Methodist Church.
Survivors include five daughters: Pamela (Jesse) Roakes of Hodges; Linda (John) Brumbaugh of Boston; Susan (Jimmy) Minick of Ballentine; Sandra (Sam) Goff of Springfield; and Patricia (Doug) Owen of Florida; two sons: David (Lucinda) Minnick of Chapin; and Jerry (Cindy) Minnick of Irmo; two sisters: Bette Blankenship of Columbia; and Libby Derrick of Irmo; a brother: Harry Metz of Columbia; 25 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson, Bradley Minnick.
The family will receive friends from 2-3:30 p.m., Tuesday at Culler-McAlhany Funeral Home in North.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Palmetto Hospice nurses Alice Drakeford, Beverly Legge and Deenene Monts. Memorials may be made to Palmetto Hospice.

Fred Marler
Fred Michael Marler, 60, of 108 Haltiwanger Road, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at his home.
Services will be announced by Harley Funeral Home & Crematory.

Rev. Gus A. Smith
Baptist Minister
THOMSON, Ga. — Rev. Gus Alexander Smith, 83 of Edgar Circle, Thomson, Ga., entered into rest Friday, Dec. 29, 2006.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Phil Bray and Dan Smith officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Deacons of Ft. Creek Baptist Church, Mitchell Baptist Church and Bethel Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2007 at the Mountain View Cemetery in Greer, S.C., with the Rev. Dan Smith officiating.
He is survived by his wife Lavetta Waddell Smith of Thomson; Daughter: Juan Smith Tyner and her husband John Layton Tyner III of Brunswick; Son: Devon Smith and his wife Barbara of Abbeville, S.C.; Grandchildren: Tina Tyner Gates of West Point, Miss., and John Layton Tyner IV of Brunswick; two great-grandchildren: Jacklyn Elizabeth Gates and John Layton Tyner V; three Brothers: Dortcha Smith Jr. and Joe Smith, both of Greer, S.C., and the Rev. Dan Smith of Taylors, S.C.
Rev. Smith was born Aug. 29, 1923 to the late Dortcha Smith and the late Hazel Keller Smith. He served as a Medic, Courier and a MP with the US Army during WWII and following the war attended North Greenville Junior College, Furman University and the Southern Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. Rev. Smith began his career as a Baptist Minister in 1956 serving O’Neal Baptist Church in Greer, S.C., and later served many Baptist Churches in South Carolina and Georgia over the past 40 years. He was also a member Ft. Creek Baptist Church and was currently serving as pastor of Mitchell Baptist Church and Bethel Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, prior to services at the funeral home.
Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga. 595-4100.

Dorothy Bell
Dorothy Hornig Bell, 95, of Wesley Commons, widow of Herbert Otto Bell, died Jan. 3, 2007 at the Hospice House of Greenwood, SC.
Born Sept. 20, 1911 in New York City, NY, she was a daughter of the late Elmer O. and Norma S. Hornig. She was a 1932 graduate of Simmons College, Boston, MA, with a degree in home economics.
She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Herbert O. Bell and a sister, Margery H. Eadie of Hendersonville, NC. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, including Deborah and George Gavaletz of Greenwood, Beverly and Wendell Minnigh of Concord, NH, and Barbara and E. Alexander Hill of Shorewood, WI; three sons and daughters-in-law, including Douglas and Marcia Bell of Aiken, SC, Kenneth and Paula Bell of Pinehurst, NC, and Richard and Bonnie Bell of Calabasas, CA; as well as eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 in Asbury Hall at Wesley Commons, with Rev. Carol Peppers-Wray officiating.
Memorials may be made to Wesley Commons Residents’ Assistance Fund, 1110 Marshall Road, Greenwood, SC 29646, or HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Mrs. Bell.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation services is assisting the Bell family.

Thelma Flowe
NINETY SIX — Thelma Partain Flowe, 65, resident of 104 Dogwood Drive, devoted companion of Robert “Bob” Smith, died Jan. 4, 2007 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 20, 1941 in McCormick, she was a daughter of Ola Mae Whitten Partain and the late Johnny R. Partain. She was a dear friend to many and will be missed by all her family, friends and acquaintances. Although Thelma suffered with Multiple Sclerosis and numerous other medical problems over the past 5 years, she remained a beautiful, spiritual, loving and giving person. She was an inspiration to everyone around her in that she never complained and was always willing to help others.
Surviving in addition to her loving companion of 24 years and her mother of Greenwood are two sisters, Annette Partain Fuller and husband, Ted, of Cross Hill and Rae Jean Burkett and husband, Sam, of Greenwood; one brother, James “Buddy” Partain and wife, Shirley, of Ninety Six; an adopted brother and sister, Sondra and Don Helker of Greenwood; two stepsons, Richard Flowe and Randy Flowe, both of Greenwood; two nieces, Donna Human of Gray Court and Diane Stewart of Simpsonville.
Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Milton Hannah and Rev. Brandon Sinclair officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Ronald C. Henderson, Donald L. Henderson, Barry Crowder, Jim Bidlock, Ray Human and Ray Palmer. Honorary escort will be Kenneth Flowe.
The family is at the home of her sister, Annette and Ted Fuller, 9 Law Drive, Cross Hill and will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home from 5 to 8 Saturday evening.
The family wishes to extend its thanks and appreciation to the doctors and staff who cared for Thelma during the last few weeks at Self Regional Medical Center. They are a credit to their profession.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting Ms. Flowe’s family.

Charles Huggins
Charles William Huggins, 63, of 330 Pinehurst Drive, husband of Margaret Hazel Jay Huggins, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007 at his home.
Born in Eau Claire, WI, he was a son of the late Ralph W. Huggins and Adell Rebecca Lindsley Waller. He was retired from Solutia as a security guard and was a Staff Sergeant in the US Army during the Vietnam War, serving two tours of duty, and was a recipient of two Bronze Stars, Army Commendation Medal, Paratrooper Jump Badge and Good Conduct Medal. He attended Ninety Six Pentecostal Holiness Church.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Carl E. Waller; sisters, Willetta Fern “Bill” Nyseth and her husband, James, and Rose Mary Huggins; brothers, Ralph W. Huggins, Jr. and Gary Allen Huggins; sister-in-law, Mrs. Carl E. (Nancy) Waller and brother-in-law, Ernest Kurth.
Surviving is his wife of the home; three sons, Marvin Scott Bearden, Robert J. Vickery and Thomas Dewayne Vickery, all of Greenwood; three sisters, Loretta Kurth of Greensboro, NC, Mrs. Clarence (Judith Ann “Judy”) Newell of Pilot Grove, MO, and Mrs. Allen (Constance Adire) Goffinet of Texas; three brothers, John A. Huggins of Temple, TX, Terry L. “George” Huggins and Carl Lee Waller, both of Pilot Grove, MO; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Gary (Karen) Huggins of Marshall, MO, and Mrs. Ralph W. (Joyce) Huggins, Jr. of Eau Claire, WI; a granddaughter, Hailey Amanda Bearden; a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Harley Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Chris Stansell officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Richard Jay, Jimmy Jay, Travis Jay, Randall Jay, Billy Brooks and Walter Brewer.
Honorary escort will be John Huggins, Terry Lee Huggins, Carl Lee Waller, John F. Brooks, Leon Jay and Raymond Bryant.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

David Lomax Sr.
ABBEVILLE — David Lomax Sr., 67, of 1158 Flatwood Road, husband of Helen Ruth C. Lomax, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the HospiceCare of the Piedmont. The family is at the home. Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc.

Maxcy Perry
CHAPPELLS — Maxcy Brooks Perry, 81, of 804 Highway 702, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at his home after an extended illness. Born in Saluda County, Dec. 15, 1925, a son of the late Sealum and Ottaclee Snelgrove Perry, he was the husband of Doris McCary Perry and on July 4th, 2006 they celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. He was a longtime employee of Caroline Chenille Plant of Saluda and was retired from Greenwood Mills, Ninety Six Plant. He was a World War II Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Doris McCary Perry, four daughters, Wanda Perry and Rhonda Cockrell, both of Ninety Six, Joyce Rude and Donna Tarlton, both of Saluda, two sons, Lavern Perry of Saluda and Mike Perry of Ninety Six, ten grandchildren, Scott Bledsoe, Steve Perry, Shawn Perry, Crystal Perry, Jason Tarlton, Amanda Tarlton, Josh Rude, Chad Rude, Michael Perry and Jeremy Cockrell, three great-grandchildren, Brandon, Alex and Kaden Tarlton, two sisters, Sandra Mills of Thompson, Ga., and Linda Smith of Saluda.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Maxine Bledsoe, two brothers, Jack Perry and Homer Perry and one sister, Laura Mae Nicholson.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Saturday evening at Ramey Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007 at Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Mike Blue, Rev. William Gillion and Rev. Gordon Parris officiating. Interment will follow in West Travis Park Cemetery.

John F. Riley
HODGES — John Frank Riley, 67, of 5424 Rufe Snow Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Hodges, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006 at the Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.
He was born in Greenwood County, a son of the late Paul H. and Willie Hunter Riley.
He is survived by a son David Riley of Ware Shoals and was predeceased by a son John Paul Riley.
Graveside services conducted by the Rev. Jim Warren will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Walnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Parker-White Funeral Home.

Richard Rouse
DONALDS — Richard Rouse, 59, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007 at the home of his son.
Born in Abbeville County, he was the son of the late Elliott and Almeta Rouse.
Survivors: wife, Betty Hill Rouse, Donalds; son, Richard K. Rouse, Donalds; daughter, D’Jaris A. Mosley, Chicago, IL; brothers, Robert Rouse, Hodges, Glenn and Jackie Rouse, both of Ware Shoals, Thomas Rouse, Anderson; sister, JoAnn Hicks, Donalds; 2 grandsons.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Saturday in the Wilbur Robinson Memorial Chapel, Robinson-Walker Funeral Service. Burial is in Dunn Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 2 p.m. until the hour of service.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Shameka) Rouse, 40 Heritage Circle, Donalds, SC.

Abraham Wideman
SALUDA — Abraham Wideman, 87, widower of the Rev. Millie Ann Wideman, died at Saluda Nursing Center Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007.
The family is at the home of a daughter Brenda Jennings, 101 Vintage Court, Greenwood.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home, McCormick.

Lou Youngblood
HODGES — Louise “Lou” Loveless Youngblood, 87, resident of 5206 Emerson Street, widow of Sam Manley Youngblood, Jr., died Jan. 4, 2007 at Hospice House.
Born in McCormick County, Nov. 19, 1919, she was a daughter of the late James Wilson and Eula Mae McMahan Loveless. She was a graduate of McCormick High School and was the owner and operator of Somebody’s House and Catering Services in Hodges. Mrs. Youngblood was a member of Hodges United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Marty Youngblood of the home, Sara Y. Vanlerberghe and husband, Gary of Clayton, GA, and Marie Y. Wofford and husband, “Chuck” of Swainsboro, GA; two sons, Sam “Chip” Youngblood and wife, Denise and Art Youngblood, all of Greenwood; three brothers, Lawrence M. Loveless of Columbia, James J. Loveless of Joanna and H. Harold Loveless of Greenwood; five sisters, Audrey L. Jenkins of California, MD, Lena L. Ball of W. Columbia, Billie L. Alexander of Orangeburg, Nellie L. Clayton of Florence and Jimmie Anne L. Campbell of Ward; grandchildren, Van Youngblood, Mary Beth Vanlerberghe, Evan Vanlerberghe, Lee Youngblood and Drayson Youngblood; great-grandchildren, Austin Youngblood, Kaylee Youngblood and Mackenzie Vanlerberghe; many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Youngblood was predeceased by a stepmother, Eula M. Hendrix Loveless.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Herbert Franklin and Rev. Chris Arries officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Loveless, Robert Inabinette, Scott Palmer, Scott Shirley, Billy Baer, Abney Coleman, James “J.J.” Jackson, Frank Hill and Jerry Kirkland.
The family is at the home of Art Youngblood, 137 Carlton Street in Hyde Park and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 Saturday evening.
Memorials may be made to Hodges United Methodist Church, 106 Robertson Street, Hodges, SC 29653, Buffalo Baptist Church, Rt. 1, McCormick, SC 29835 or Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Youngblood family.

Lula Belcher
HODGES — Lula Mae Belcher, 75, of 213 Belcher Road, widow of Joseph N. Belcher, departed this life, Saturday, Jan. 6, at Self Regional Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Jessie and Willie Mae Cleveland Williams. She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph N. Belcher Jr.
She was a retiree of Greenwood Mills and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Coronaca where she served on the Usher Board, Gospel Chorus and the Missionary Society. She was a member of the Women’s Aid Society #98.
She is survived by a grandson, Joseph Martin Sr. of Pensacola, Fla.; a great-grandson, Joseph L. Martin;
great-granddaughters, Porshia and Tiffany Martin; a sister, Mamie L. (Dan) Robinson of Hodges; sisters-in-law, Lillie P. Williams of Springfield, Mass., and Margaret Belcher of Hodges; a host of nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. from Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Bernard White officiating. Burial will be in Evening Star Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be deacons and trustees of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
The family is at the home of her sister, Mamie Robinson, 5836 Hwy 25 N. Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is assisting the Belcher family.

Charlie Goodwin
Charlie Henry Goodwin, 62, of 110 Gambrell, husband of Mattie Michelle Carroll Goodwin, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Self Regional Medical Center.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home.

Harold Hamrick
HODGES — Harold Ray “Peanut” Hamrick, 66, of 326 Asbury Road, died Saturday Jan. 6, 2007.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Mattie Shoffner
McCORMICK — Mattie Shoffner, 58, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at Savannah Heights Nursing Center.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home.

Abraham L. Wideman
McCORMICK — Abraham L. Wideman, widower of Rev. Millie Ann Wideman, died Jan. 4, 2007, at the Saluda Nursing Center.
Born in McCormick, Jan. 12, 1918, he was a former member of the Tranquil A.M.E. Church and attended Macedonia F.B.H.
Church. He was retired from the Greenville Concrete Company and the U.S. Forestry Service.
Survivors are three daughters, Annie Pearl Wideman of Myrtle Beach, Mrs. Brenda (James) Jennings of Greenwood and Sarah Wideman of Atlanta; four sons, David (Mazie) Wideman of Aiken, Joseph (Ethel) Wideman of Myrtle Beach, Curtis (Jackie) Wideman of McCormick and Charles (Sherry) Wideman of Greenwood; a sister, Rebecca Dorn of Greenwood; two grandchildren reared in the home, Jesse (Gena) Wideman and Patricia (Tommy) Martin; 21 other grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia F.B.H. Church with the Rev. Quida Bennon officiating, assisted by Rev. Willie Elmore, Elder Paul Jennings and Rev. Dorothy Rapp.
The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home.

Hazel Bearden
CROSS HILL — Hazel Thomas Bearden, 84, of 749 McCrary Road, widow of John W. Bearden, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Hospice House.
Services will be announced by Harley Funeral Home and Crematory, Greenwood.

Jennie Cheatham
SPARTANBURG — Mrs. Jennie Plair Cheatham, 69, of Blackstock Road, entered into rest Jan. 8, 2007 at her residence.
Mrs. Cheatham, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, Edgefield.
Survivors include her husband, A.K. Cheatham; one daughter, Bonita (James) Wise, Spartanburg; three sons, Wesley Davis and Ricky Davis, Edgefield and Christopher Cheatham, Greenwood; eleven sisters, Emma Walker, Ida Cheatham, Claudine Rhynes, Hattie Plair, Jean Moore, Joan Bowman, Edith East, Barbara Bussey, Sharon Hammond, Sandra Best and Modena Stevens; four brothers, Charlie Plair, Johnnie Plair, Theodore Plair and Michael Adams; ten grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends may call at 203 Courtney Road, Trenton, S.C.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2007 at Springfield Baptist Church, Edgefield, with the Rev. Craig Myers officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 250 Coral Street, Edgefield, S.C.

Ethel Coleman
Ethel Willis Coleman, resident of 117 Pecan Drive, widow of James Otto Coleman, died Jan. 10, 2007 at Hospice House.
Born in Modoc, SC, she was a daughter of the late Willie Chester and Sallie Brooks Willis. She was a graduate of Washington School in Modoc and was retired from Greenwood Mills, Plant No. 5.
A member of Lowell Street United Methodist Church, she was also a member of the Greenwood Mills Quarter Century Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Inez C. Hellams of Greenwood; a sister, Mamie W. McDaniel of Modoc; two grandchildren, Kim B. Gary of Callison and Keith Coleman Brown and wife, Sandra of Newberry; four great-grandchildren, Lesley Westmoreland and husband, Dustin and Joseph Gary, all of Greenwood, Kody C. Brown and Michelle Brown, both of Newberry; a great-great-grandson, Logan Hayes Westmoreland.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Dick Waldrep officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Horace Willis, Virgil Livingston, Jimmy Gable, Vernon Clegg, Eddy Coleman, Ronnie Coleman, Hardy “Bo” Coursey and Glenn Bladon.
Honorary escort will be Ray Willis, Charles Gable, Richard Scott and Ernie Sumner.
The family is at the home of her daughter, Inez Hellams, 113 Brookside Drive and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 Thursday evening.
Memorials may be made to Lowell Street United Methodist Church, 300 Lowell Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Coleman family.

Bud Franke
McCORMICK — Floyd James “Bud” Franke, 49, of White Oak Farms, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.
He was born in Kentucky and was employed by White Oak Farms.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Old Rodgers Homeplace Family Cemetery in the Callison Community.
Harley Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Hughes
ABBEVILLE — Doris Kirby Hughes, 84, of 401 Magazine St., died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Hospice Care of the Piedmont, Hospice House in Greenwood.
Services will be announced by The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.

Philip Lake
Philip Lake, 74, of 107 Corrie Court, husband of Marcella Jerry Lake, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Self Regional Medical Center.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Fred Stevens
Fred Stevens, 95, of 141 South University St., husband of Emily Bouknight Stevens, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Self Regional Medical Center.
Services will be announced by Robinson & Son Mortuary Inc.

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