Stanley L. Hurst Sr.
SALUDA — Stanley Lyman Hurst Sr., 84, of 1502 Denny Highway, husband of Lena Allen Hurst, died Aug. 11, 2001, at his home.
Born in Minneapolis, he was a son of the late Ernest C. and Marie Ellen Nicholson Hurst. He was the retired owner and operator of Pinehurst Resort in northern Wisconsin, a pilot and a member of Butler United Methodist Church. A World War II Army Air Corps veteran, he served as a pilot in the Pacific.
Survivors include his wife of the home; a son, Stan Hurst Jr. of Lowell, Ind.; a daughter, Joan Herbst of Vernon Hills, Ill.; a brother, Bill Hurst of Blytheville, Ark.; three grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Butler United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ben Ward.
Visitation is from 7-8 Wednesday at Ramey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Butler United Methodist Church, c/o Robert Ridlehoover, 381 Mineral Springs Road, Saluda, S.C. 29138.
Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.
Houston Price Quinn, 81, resident of 1291 Calhoun Road (Quarterpath), formerly of Ormond Beach, FL and Atlanta, GA, beloved husband of Patricia W. Quinn, died August 13, 2001 at his home.
Mr. Quinn was born February 23, 1920 in Washington, DC. He was the son of the late Chester and Mazie Elizabeth Quinn of Atlanta, GA and a brother of the late Burns Duke Quinn, also of Atlanta.
Mr. Quinn retired from Southern Railway where he was supervisor in the Freight Re-Audit Department. He was President of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, Washington Lodge 943, AFL-CIO.
Mr. Quinn was a faithful Christian, a Deacon and Ordained Elder, and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, SC. He was a Free and Accepted Master Mason for more than fifty years in the Grand Lodge of Georgia, Pythagoras Lodge #41. In addition, Mr. Quinn was a member of the American Legion, Georgia Post 159 for 55 years.
Mr. Quinn graduated from Boy's High School in Anderson, SC in 1938 and attended McCallie Military Academy in Chattanooga, TN.
He served his country proudly in the European Theater in WWII as a Staff Sgt. in the US Army Air Corps, 10th Airdromo, SQ-AAF-180. During one of his furloughs in England he showed his lifelong concern for his fellow man by giving his furlough time to the English farmers and helping them plant their crops. He was the first soldier to report for this service. He was honorably discharged in 1945.
He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a good, kind, loving and fair man - a man of integrity and honor; a man who cared deeply about his family and his fellow man.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are a son Mark S. Quinn of Greenwood; two daughters, Patricia E. Miller and her husband Brian N. Smith of Norcross, GA and Jean Q. Sink and her husband Sam V. Day of Greenwood. Also surviving are grandchildren, Michael S. Miller and his wife Shelly of Norcross, GA, Douglas B. Smith of Norcross, GA, Anne L. Sink of Greenwood, Terry G. Sink, Jr. of Ormond Beach, FL and Timothy Price Sink of Greenwood.
Funeral services will be conducted 2PM Wednesday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Livingston and Dr. John Wall officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Michael Miller, Doug Smith, Brian Smith, Terry Sink, Tim Sink and Sam Day. The family is at the home in Quarterpath and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 Tuesday evening.
Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or memorials may be made to Thornwell Home & School for Children, P.O. Box 60, Clinton, SC 29325 or to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
Blyth Funeral Home is in charge.
Frances H. Tolbert
SALUDA — Frances Huffman Tolbert, 84, of 197 Tolbert Road, widow of Jesse Morton Tolbert, died Aug. 12, 2001, at her home.
Born in Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late Holland Lawton and Elizabeth Earhardt Huffman. She was a retired librarian with Saluda County Library, serving for 30 years. She was also a former member of the B.P.W. and a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Morris (Betsy) Jones and Mrs. Mike “Stumpy” (Joanna) Wertz, both of Saluda; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shiloh United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ben Ward. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Visitation is from 7-9 tonight at Ramey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 113 W. Wheeler Circle, Saluda, S.C. 29138.
Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.
Annie Louise Bloodworth
LAURENS — Annie Louise Bloodworth, 88, widow of Curtis Bloodworth, died Saturday, June 10, 2006 at Hospice House in Greenwood, SC. Formerly of Laurens, for the past two years she had made her home in Greenwood with her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Earl Jennings of 131 Limerick Rd., Wellington Green and at The Bayberry Retirement Inn.
She was a daughter of the late John William and Addie Catherine Hallman Rankin of Batesburg, SC. She was a graduate of Monetta High School, Ridge Spring, SC and Piedmont Technical College where she was a member of the Psi Beta National Honor Society and earned an Associate Degree in Public Service in 1987.
She was a member of Fraser Presbyterian Church of Greenwood and a life member of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law; two sons, John Thomas Bloodworth and James Stephen Bloodworth both of Laurens; grandchildren, James Stephen Bloodworth II and his children, Kayla and Callie, Tammy Bloodworth Staggs and her children Taylor and Trevor, Leisa Jennings Butler and husband Tom Butler and their children Connor and Allie; also, a special niece, Nancy (Mrs. James) Thomas of Laurens who was a devoted companion and caregiver to her for many years prior to her moving to Greenwood.
Mrs. Bloodworth was preceded in death by three brothers, Edgar, Grady, and William Rankin and two sisters, Flossie (Mrs. W.B.) Collum and Margaret (Mrs. R.W.) Garner and a grandson-in-law, Chuck Staggs.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel at Kennedy Mortuary, Laurens, SC by the Rev. Ron Taylor at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 12th.
The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law and will receive friends at Kennedy Mortuary one hour prior to the funeral service.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.
Kennedy Mortuary of Laurens is in charge.
Helen Youngblood Coleman, 80, resident of 115 Morningside Dr., widow of Leland A. Coleman, Jr., died Saturday June 10, 2006 at her home .
Born May 19, 1926 in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of the late Sam Manley and Helen Anderson Youngblood. She was a graduate of Greenwood High School and attended Winthrop College. Following her graduation she served as “Miss Greenwood.” After her retirement from Monsanto, Mrs. Coleman operated a catering and cake business for the Greenwood area.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Leland Abney Coleman, III and wife Terri Dellinger Coleman, with whom she made her home; a daughter, Carol C. and husband Stephen Sanders of Greenwood. A brother, James Youngblood of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Frances Y. McNutt of Hanceville, AL. A granddaughter, April Cannon and three grandsons, James Michael Coleman, Leland Abney Coleman, IV and Stephen Ross Sanders. A number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Kenneth Standley officiating.
Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery at Coronaca.
Pallbearers will be Frank Eck, Bubba Harvin, Art Youngblood, Chip Youngblood, Steve Bailey, Donny Justus, Joe Cantrell and Chip Dellinger.
Honorary escorts will be Rufus May, Charles West, Horace Culbertson, Mike Raines, Abney Wallace, Ricky Wallace, Leland Lumley, John Lumley, Harold O’Dell, Emory Vaughn, Thomas Wingard, G. Smith, Dennis Moore, and Scott Arnold.
The family will receive friends at the home of Abney and Terri Coleman, 115 Morningside Dr. after 6:00 PM Monday evening.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646 or to the Greenwood Humane Society, PO Box 242, Greenwood, SC 29648.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Coleman family.
John Henry Jackson
PELHAM, N.Y. — John Henry Jackson, 76, widower of Annie Greene Jackson, died Saturday, June 10, 2006 after a brief illness.
Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Elizabeth Lewis and Henry Jackson. He was a Korean War veteran.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Glen (Marilyn) Johnson and Mrs. Robert (Martha) Williams, both of Greenwood; five sons, Allen Jackson of Greenwood, Anthony Jackson of N.C., Clayton Wilson, Darryl Jackson, and Dexter Jackson, all of N.Y.; two sisters, Carrie Jackson of Ninety Six and Ruby Marshall of Philadelphia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home of a daughter, 629 B Evans St., Greenwood and the home of a sister, 212 Little Mountain Road, Ninety Six.
Announcement courtesy of Parks Funeral Home.
Frances Stevenson Manning
Frances Stevenson Manning, 74, of 425 Morgan Ave., widow of Joe Manning, died Saturday, June 10, 2006 at her home.
Born in Abbeville, she was a daughter of the late William Andrew Stevenson and Jessie Mae Wilson Stevenson Manning. She was formerly employed by Hardee’s of Abbeville and was a patient sitter. She was a member of Abbeville Pentecostal Holiness Church and attended First Apostolic Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Goodman of the home and Wanda Yates of Ninety Six; a brother, Jessie Thomas Stevenson of Abbeville; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harley Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev.’s Marion Argo and David Milcher. Burial is in Melrose Cemetery, Abbeville.
Pallbearers are Tony Argo, Jason Loveless, Warren Winn, Evan Smith, Jonathan Emert, and Larry Lester.
Visitation is 6-8, today at the funeral home.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to Harley Funeral Home & Crematory in, c/o Frances Manning, PO Box 777, Greenwood SC, 29648.
Sara Wood Cooper
WARE SHOALS — Sara Wood Cooper, 97, widow of William Roy Cooper, died April 13, 2007, at Wesley Commons. She was born in Princeton, S.C., a daughter of the late John Morgan and Mayme McCuen Wood.
She grew up in Princeton and Belton, was a graduate of Belton High School and received her B.S. Degree in Mathematics from Winthrop College. She taught third grade at Ware Shoals Primary School for 28 years.
Mrs. Cooper was a member of First Baptist Church and was active in the Woman’s Missionary Society and served as Bible teacher and Circle Chairman for many years. She was honored with a service plaque for her forty-eight years as teacher of the T.E.L. class in 1995.
Surviving her are two sons, J.E. Cooper and wife, Sudie, Ware Shoals and Lee Cooper and wife, Donna, Tarboro, N.C.; two daughters, Eunice Ann Fowler, Columbia, and Dr. Nancy McDonald and husband, Dr. Joseph McDonald, Athens, Ala.; two granddaughters, Ashley Quinn and husband, John, Raleigh, N.C., Catherine Likosar and husband, David, Orlando, Fla.; five grandsons, Robert Fowler and wife, Nancy, Melbourne, Fla., William Fowler and wife, Deborah, Ridgeland, S.C., Dr. Kyle McDonald, Albuquerque, N.M., Dr. Cooper McDonald, Boston, Mass., and John E. Cooper and wife, Cynthia, Ware Shoals; two step-grandchildren, Irene Holloway and husband, Mickey, Belton and Gary Ashley and wife, Teese, Honea Path; twelve great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church by the Rev. Leon Jones, with burial in Turkey Creek Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to Ware Shoals First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 449, Ware Shoals, SC 29692.
Parker-White Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Donna Collins Haddock
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Donna Collins Haddock, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday April 13, 2007, in Jacksonville. Mrs. Haddock was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and had lived in Jacksonville for many years. She was a member of Parkwood Baptist Church. She was a beloved Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Aunt and friend to all who loved her and will be greatly missed.
Mrs. Haddock was preceded in death by many relatives including her parents, A.H. and Lucille Collins and her husband, William C. Haddock. She is survived by her Daughters, Joan Lee, Barbara Derriso (Ken) and Carole Johnson (Ken); Sister, Doris Braddock Riley; Nephew, Jerry Braddock; 10 Grandchildren, 18 Great-Grandchildren, 4 Great-Great-Grandchildren and many loving friends.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2007, at Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 940 Cesery Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla. 32211. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 16, 2007, at 11 a.m. in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla.
WARE SHOALS — Inez Martin, 85, of 2 Holloway Drive, died Friday, April 13, 2007, at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood.
Born in Whitney, SC, she was a daughter of the late Wilford Samuel and Vennie Mae Hammett Martin. She was a member of the Ware Shoals First Baptist Church, where she had been active in the church choir and was a former Sunday School teacher. She was retired from Metric Shirt Plant of Belton.
Surviving are two brothers, Leon Martin of Ware Shoals and Arie Martin of Orangeburg; 6 nephews; 8 nieces; 12 great-nephews; 16 great-nieces; 8 great-great-nephews; and 12 great-great-nieces. She was predeceased by two brothers, George and Albert Martin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. Leon Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church. The family is at the home of a brother, Leon Martin, 27 S. Greenwood Ave. Memorials may be made to the Ware Shoals First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 449, Ware Shoals, SC or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.
Parker-White Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Martha Banks Norman
MOUNT CARMEL — Martha Anderson Banks Norman, 94, of 349 Highway 823, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at Savannah Heights Living Center in McCormick.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Abbeville & White Mortuary Inc., Abbeville.
Mildred Nalley Plampin, 82, of 104 Yorke Drive, widow of James N. Plampin, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at her home.
Services will be announced by Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
DESTIN, Fla. — Marie Rappleyea, age 78, passed away peacefully after a long illness with Dementia, at Delta Health Care, Destin, Fla., on April 9, 2007.
Marie was born on Jan. 7, 1929 in Terryville, Conn.
Marie is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Rappleyea.
Following her marriage in 1964, she settled in Cold Spring, N.Y., until Bob’s retirement from West Point Military Academy. After her husband’s retirement in 1980, they moved to Hampstead, N.C., where they owned and operated the Shady Pine Campground. Years later after her husband’s death, Marie moved to Greenwood, S.C., in 1991. Following her illness, she lived in Fla. Marie led an active life before her illness. She enjoyed meeting and chatting with people at her campground, doing volunteer work for her church in Greenwood and spending time with her cats and dogs.
She is survived by her daughter, Roberta Goldsberry, son-in-law, David Goldsberry, of Crestview, Fla.; and granddaughter, Sun-Hee Goldsberry, of Terre Haute, Ind.; her son, Charles Rappleyea, daughter-in-law, Janice Rappleyea and grandson, Chad Rappleyea of Matthews, N.C.; her sister, Susan Nagele of Apalachicola, Fla., and niece, Jennifer Nagele, of Atlanta, Ga.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark United Methodist Church, in Greenwood, South Carolina, on Saturday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Little Angels Pug Rescue, PO Box 12242, La Crescenta, Calif. 91224.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home is in charge.
Robert L. Rayhon
ABBEVILLE — Robert L. Rayhon, 84, of Abbeville, husband of the late Tommie Jean Rayhon, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the National Healthcare Center in Greenwood. He was born in Somerset, N.J., to the late Charles A. and Estelle Rayhon. Mr. Rayhon served in WWII in the United States Army and was a member of the VFW.
He is survived by his sister, Estelle Crane of Hudson, N.Y., and fourteen nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2007, at Harris Funeral Home.
Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be at a later date in Franklin Memorial Park in New Brunswick, N.J.
Harris Funeral Home, of Abbeville is assisting the Rayhon family.
Harold Thomas Smith
EDGEFIELD — Harold Thomas Smith, 74, of Edgefield, a former resident of the Burton Center, died April 14, 2007 at the Self Regional Medical Center.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Edgewood Cemetery.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Smith family.
Willie E. Smith
WARE SHOALS — On Wednesday, April 11, Mr. Willie Edward Smith, 54, of 10 Pearl Street, entered into eternal life.
He was born in Laurens County, was a member of the Rocky Springs Baptist Church and was the son of the late L.J. Smith Morgan and the late Louis Coleman.
Survivors: wife, Jannie Pearl Smith, Grey Court, SC; two sons, Tito Smith, Newberry, SC, and Shawn Anty, Gray Court, SC; three daughters, Shameka (Karsten) Rouse, Donalds, SC, Natasha Smith, Ware Shoals, SC, and Marvo Anty, Gray Court, SC; one brother, Bobby (Dolly) Smith, Ware Shoals, SC; five sisters, Carolyn Smith, Ware Shoals, SC, Sylvia Banner and Mary (Artis) Hawthorne, both of Donalds, SC; Lisa and Robin Coleman, both of Washington, DC; stepfather, James Morgan, Donalds, SC; and eleven grandchildren.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Monday at Rocky Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Wymond Wilkins, assisted by the Reverends Sylvester Jackson, Delores Henderson, and Johnny Henderson. Burial is in the church cemetery. The body is at Robinson-Walker Funeral Service and will be on view Sunday beginning at noon and will be placed in the church Monday at 1 p.m.
The family is at the home of his daughter, Shameka Rouse, 40 Heritage Circle, Donalds.
Robinson-Walker Funeral Service, Ware Shoals, is in charge of the arrangements.
Julia Louise Spann
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. — Julia Louise Spann, 37, of West Yellowstone, MT, and formerly of Altamonte Springs and Lake Mary, FL, died Friday, March 23, 2007, due to injuries following an accident. Born in Columbia, SC, on May 26, 1969, she graduated from Lyman High School in 1987 and from Flagler College in 1991.
She is survived by her parents, Jane and Jim Spann of Altamonte Springs, FL; her grandfather, Harry Spann of Summerville, SC; one brother, Jay Spann (Paula) of Lake Mary, FL; one sister, Jaime Amsler (David) of Heathrow, FL; one nephew, Cameron Spann and one niece, Coryne Spann of Lake Mary, FL; uncles, Frank and Mac Spann, Press Mabry, aunts and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandparents Howard and Louise Mabry and Elinor Spann.
There was a memorial service on Monday, April 2, 2007, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Maitland. A Young Life camp scholarship has been set up in Julia’s name. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Young Life, PO Box 2289, Winter Park, FL 32790 and mark In Memory of Julia Spann, Acct. No. 88441453.