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SOUTH CAROLINA - Greenwood County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 15

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 1 September 2009, at 2:55 p.m.

L.T. Harling
Services for L.T. Harling, of 710 White Oak Lane, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. William Moore officiating, the Rev. James Moss presiding and the Rev. Amos Harling assisting. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in Andrew Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers are nephews, and flower bearers are nieces.
The family is at the home.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge.

Lemuel “Bo” Madden Bell
LAURENS — Lemuel “Bo” Madden Bell, 86, widower of Winnie Mae Simpson Bell, of Indianapolis, IN died Wednesday, April 19, 2006.
Born on Nov. 24, 1919 in Greenwood, SC to the late Alma Wesley & Kate (Madden) Bell. Bo was a US Navy veteran of WWII, serving on the USS Columbia. He retired from General Motors/Chevrolet Body after 33 years of service. He was a life member & Past Commander of the Ernie Pyle VFW Post No. 1120, a life member of the Garfield American Legion Post No. 88 and the 40/8 Voiture Locale #145 and a member of the Capitol City Masonic Lodge No. 312 F & AM. He was an avid bowler.
Survivors include, two step-sons, Albert Clay Simpson and Delbert Ray Simpson; a sister, Margaret Bell Bryan; two nephews, Randy and Bill Bryan; one niece, Ann Parker; 7 grandchildren, 10 great grand-children and one great-great grandson. He was predeceased by a brother William Bell.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 AM Monday, April 24, 2006 at The Kennedy Mortuary.
Graveside services will be 11:30 AM Monday at New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the USS Columbia Association.
Kennedy Mortuary, Laurens

Buffort Blocker
PLUM BRANCH — Services for Buffort Blocker are at noon Saturday at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Melvin Gordon, pastor. Assisting are the Revs. Eddie Freeman and James Jamison. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Burial is in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are James O. Blocker, Bernard Blocker, John Colter, Kenneth Blocker, Freddie Blocker and Edward Key. Flower bearers are church ushers.
The family is at the home, 345 Old Augusta Road.
Walker Funeral Home, McCormick, is in charge.

Fred Douglas Searles Sr.
McCORMICK — Fred Douglas Searles Sr., 91, widower of Ruth Martin Searles, died Thursday, April 27, 2006 at the Hospice House of the Piedmont. Born in McCormick, he was a son of the late George Searles Sr. and Lois Moragne Searles. He was a retired construction worker and former member of Hosannah Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Fred Searles Jr. and two daughters, Jessie Mae James and Frances Searles, all of Buffalo, N.Y.; two brothers, James Searles of Augusta, Ga., and George Searles Jr. of Buffalo; a sister, Doris Quarles of Buffalo; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family is at his home, 6647 Highway 28 S.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home.

Mary Taylor
WARE SHOALS — Mary Bayne Taylor, 83, of 18071 Highway 25 N., widow of Luther “Johnny” Taylor, died Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at Hospice House in Greenwood. Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late James L. and Ellie Cason Bayne. She retired from Riegel Textile Corp. after 49 years and was a member of Sharon Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she was secretary and treasurer for 52 years. Survivors include a sister, Barbara Stallings of Honea Path.
Services are 3 p.m. today at Parker-White Funeral Home, conducted by the Revs. Chris Stansel and Robert Boland. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are nephews.
Honorary escorts are members of the Adult Sunday School Class.
Visitation is 2-3 today at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of Mary Bayne, 272 Gethsemene Circle.
Parker-White Funeral Home is in charge.

James Davis
James Miller Davis, 49, resident of 881 N. Belair Road, Evans, Ga., died at the home of his father, 206 E. Sproles Ave. on Sunday, June 18, 2006. Born September 22, 1956 in Greenwood, he was a son of William M. Davis, Sr. and the late June Hughes Davis. He was a graduate of Piedmont Technical College and was an automobile sales associate. Mr. Davis was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans. Surviving in addition to his father of Greenwood are two daughters, Jennifer Stafford and Laura Davis, both of Mooresville, NC; two sons, William Davis and Zack Davis, both of Evans, GA; two brothers, William M. Davis, Jr. of Aurora, CO and Phillip M. Davis of Hampstead, NC; and one grandson, Tyler Davis of Mooresville, NC. A private memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday at Blyth Funeral Home with Rev. George Thomas officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens at a later date. The family is at the home of his father, 206 East Sproles Ave. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the Davis family.

Shirley DeMore
ABBEVILLE — Shirley Marie DeMore, 36, of 192 White Creek Road, wife of John Charles DeMore, died Friday, June 16, 2006.
Born in Meadville, Pa., she was a daughter of Shirley Short O’Neal and the late Robert Lawrence O’Neal. She was employed as a mechanic at O’Neal’s Garage.
Survivors include her husband of Charleston; four sons, Dominic Robert Offi of Saegertown, Pa., Sean Douglas DeMore, John Charles DeMore Jr. and Robert Matthew DeMore all of the home; one brother, Brian Lee O’Neal of Meadville, Pa.; three sisters, Roberta Lynn Lopez of Meadville, Pa.; twin sister, Cheryl Unger of Conneaut Lake, Pa. and Shirley Gable of Nashville, Tenn.
Services are 3 p.m. Tuesday at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Wendell Rhodes.
Visitation is 12:30 - 2:30 Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of John and Gloris Garner, 219 Old Calhoun Falls Road.
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge.

Eddie Jennings
McCORMICK — Eddie Jennings, 53, of 419 Talbert St., died Saturday, June 17, 2006 at his home after a short illness.
Born in McCormick County, he was a son of James Jennings and Beatrice White Jennings. He was a 1972 McCormick High School graduate and was employed with the S.E.C. gas pipe laying company of Atlanta. He was a member of the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents of Plum Branch; two daughters, Natasha Frambrough and Tameka Polly, both of McCormick; two sisters, Harvey (Lizzie) Tucker and Suffie Jennings, both of Plum Branch; his companion, Melissa Jennings of the home; three grandchildren.
The family is at the home of his parents, 197 Dordon Road, Plum Branch and at the home.
Services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home.

Jo Ann Ladd
ANDERSON — Jo Ann Tribble Ladd, 65, of 109 Donaree Drive, wife of Mark Amos Ladd, died Saturday, June 17, 2006 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of Gladys Lowe Tribble and the late Prue Hadden Tribble. She was a retired employee of Wometco Food Services and was a member of Centerville Church of God.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two daughters, Beverly Ladd and Mrs. Robert (Sharon) Groves, both of Anderson; two sons, Alan Ladd of Greenwood and Jason Ladd of Irmo; her mother of Pendleton; two sisters, Dixie Faye Tribble and Geraldine Carey, both of Pendleton; a brother, Wyman Tribble of Easley; two grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at McDougald Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev.’s Terry Collins and Kenneth Jordan. Burial is in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Visitation is 6-8 this evening at the funeral home.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to the South Carolina Church of God Home For Children, PO Box 430, Mauldin, SC 29663.
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert O’Neal
ABBEVILLE — Robert Lawrence O’Neal, 58, of 295 Hunter St. Ext., husband of Shirley Short O’Neal, died Friday, June 16, 2006.
Born in Conneaut Lake, Pa., he was a son of the late Robert Kirkpatrick and Cecile Angelina Willis O’Neal. He was the owner and operator of O’Neal’s Garage. He attended Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three daughters, Roberta Lynn Lopez of Meadville, Pa., twin daughter, Cheryl Unger of Conneaut Lake, Pa. and Shirley Gable of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Brian Lee O’Neal of Meadville, Pa.; two brothers, Clifford Williams of Meadville, Pa. and Daniel Williams of Saegertown, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services are 3 p.m. Tuesday at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Wendell Rhodes. Visitation is 12:30 - 2:30 Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of John and Gloris Garner, 219 Old Calhoun Falls Road.
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret M. Patrick
Margaret Murphy Patrick, 65, of 1091 Parkland Place Road, Apt. E-7, widow of Charles Patrick, died Sunday, June 18, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Greenwood, she was a daughter of the late George Franklin Murphy, Sr. and Lois Moore Knighton.
She was retired from Greenwood Mills, Mathews Plant and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Lee Johnson of Greenwood and Betty Ann Johnson Price, and her husband, Vincent, of Ninety Six; a son, Earl Eugene Johnson of Callaham, FL; three sisters, Connie Jean Murphy and Claudia Harrison, both of Greenwood and Sarita Reyes and her husband, Tony, of Guam; three brothers, George “Buddy” Murphy of Greenwood, Eric Murphy and Curtis Murphy, both of Michigan; and grandchildren, Hope Danielle Davis, Anthony John Eye, Tara D. Price, all of Greenwood, Vincent A. D. Price and Cody D. Price, both of Ninety Six and Earl Spencer Johnson of Callaham, FL.
Services will be 3:00 PM Tuesday at Harley Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Chuck Sprouse, the Reverend Ronald Chavis and Dr. Clint Seymour officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Travis Murphy, Tanner Murphy, David Pittman, Mathew Pittman, Jordan Sexton, John Hilley and Mike Dorn.
Honorary escort will be Dr. Clint Seymour, Betty Carrier, Dr. Samuel Burnett and Dr. Loudermilk.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
The family is at the home.
Harley Funeral Home is in charge.

Joseph Alfred Tullis
Joseph Alfred Tullis, 67, a beloved father, has lost his struggle with cancer and went on to share his eternity with his wife Martha Ann Mooney Tullis, while surrounded by his family, on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, 2006 at his home.
Born in Abbeville, he was a son of the late John Henry Tullis and Evelyn Maynard Cheek. He worked at Greenwood Mills for 27 years and he last worked at Capsugel. Known by “Joe”, he was an avid golfer, love to fish and devoted to his dogs. Mr. Tullis loved his family and was a member of New Life Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Tammy Gary and husband Les, and Twila Creech and husband Keith, both of Waterloo, Jamie Holley and husband Kerry, of Hodges, and Tammy Lewis, of Greenwood; two sons, Jefferson Tullis, of Waterloo, and Bobby Joe Mooney, of the home; a sister, Jeraleine Cheek Burton, of Hodges; a brother John Henry “Sonny” Tullis Jr., of Gainesville, Ga; a special nephew, William “Buddy” Hitt, of Greenwood; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with the Reverend A. R. “Bud” Tumblin officiating.
Pallbearers will be Ray Turner, Robert Taylor, Ricky Taylor, Keith Ashley, Bobby Richardson, and Buddy Hitt.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Barrett and Barry Holley.
The family will receive friends at Harley Funeral Home on Monday from 7:00 until 9:00 PM.
The family has asked that flowers be omitted and memorials made to Harley Funeral Home, Po Box 777, Greenwood, SC 29648; Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646; or to New Life Baptist Church Building Fund, 116 Clark Ave, Greenwood, SC 29649.
The Family is at the home.
Harley Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Jimmie ‘Jake’ Anderson Jr.
ANDERSON — Jimmie “Jake” Anderson Jr., of Brookside Nursing Center, died Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at AnMed Health.
Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Mary Benson and Jimmie Anderson Sr.
He retired from Chiquola Mills and was a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include eight children, Richard Anderson and Anthony Sullivan, both of Anderson, Don, Stanley and Gregory Anderson and Jean Smith, all of Honea Path, Brenda Rogers, Greenville, Thomas Smith of New Orleans; three sisters, Lydia Robinson and Betty E. Smith, both of Honea Path, Margaret Holmes of Baltimore.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Robinson-Walker Funeral Service, Ware Shoals. Burial is in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
Viewing begins at 12 today and visitation is 12:30-1 Saturday, at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of a sister Lydia Robinson, 7 Railroad St., Honea Path.
Robinson-Walker Funeral Service is in charge.

James Cannady
McCORMICK — Services for James Cannady are at noon Saturday at Bethlehem Church of God Holiness, officiated by Bishop James C. Taylor, assisted by the Revs. Chuck Smallwood, James Price, J.P. Williams, E.M. Gordon and Elder Willie Moton. The body will be placed in the church at 11. Burial with military rites is in Overbrook Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Marcus Cannady, Tony Cannady, Terrelle Cannady, James D. Cannady, Thomas Williams and Raynard Gilliard.
Flower bearers are granddaughters and nieces.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. today until 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family is at the home, Hammond Street.
Walker Funeral Home is in charge.

Tommy Cason
HODGES, SC — Tommy Cason, 60, of 107 North Hodges Rd., husband of Wilma Edwards, died on July 5, 2006 at his home. He was born in Hodges, SC to Gladys Cason and the late Thomas Cason. Mr. Cason served his country proudly in the United States Army. He was a 1964 graduate of Brewer High and was employed by Fuji Film.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two brothers, Charles Cason of Hodges, SC and Bobby Cason of Kentucky; two sisters Mrs. Arthur (Dorothy) Coleman and Sarah Boozer both of Hodges; a step-son Rev. Keith (Lisa) Cromer of Greenwood and a step-daughter Toyka Verner of Hodges and two step-grandchildren.
The family is at the home, 107 N. Hodges Rd., Hodges, SC.
Funeral services will be announced later by Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home.

Ester Lee Lott Jenkins
WILLISTON — Ester Lee Lott Jenkins, 65, wife of Luther H. Jenkins, died on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 in Aiken Regional Hospital.
Born in Saluda County, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Nora Lee Gibson Lott. She was owner and operator of New York Fashions and Things, Williston, and a member Mount Everest Worship Center.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Thomas K. Jenkins of Washington, D.C., and Tony K. Jenkins of Prince George, Md.; a sister, Otis Mae Gardnes of Elko; two grandchildren.
Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Saluda, conducted by Elder Willie J. Hunter. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers and flower bearers are cousins.
The family is at the home, 704 Phyllis St.
Butler & Sons Funeral Home, Saluda, is in charge.

Jerry Ledbetter
Gerald Timothy “Jerry” Ledbetter, 64, of 310 Fawnbrook Drive, husband of Elizabeth Streetman Ledbetter, died Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Holly Hill, he was a son of the late John W. and Louise Randall Ledbetter. He was a Greenwood High School graduate, attended Gordon Military School and was a Navy veteran. Former owner of Ledbetter’s Pest Control Inc. in Greenwood, he was a member of the Greenwood Smokers Barbecue Team, a certified barbecue judge and a former member of Greenwood Jaycees. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of the home; a son, Tim Ledbetter of the home; three stepdaughters, Deborah McAllister, Deanna Willis and Rebecca Whitt, all of Greenwood; two sisters, Janet Gambrell of Abbeville and Barbara Massey of Starr; a brother, Bill Ledbetter of Summerville; three grandsons.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. today at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, officiated by the Rev. Frank Thomas.
Visitation is 12:30-1:30 today at Blyth Funeral Home.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to Federation Center of the Blind, 1103 N. Harper St., Laurens, SC 29360.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge.

James Moore
McCORMICK — Service for James Moore are 3 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh AME Church, with the Rev. James Louden presiding and Minister Paula Moore assisting. The body will be placed in the church at 2. Burial with military rites is in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are Gil Harper Jr., Curtis Sibert, Albert Brown, Kent Tatum and Terrick Tolbert. Flower bearers are grandchildren and nieces.
Honorary escorts are members of Bethany Masonic Lodge No. 415.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. today until 2 p.m. Saturday at Walker Funeral Home.
The family is at the home, 170 Paul Freeman Sr. Road.
Walker Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Cornelius Norman
ABBEVILLE — Services for Charles Cornelius Vashawn Norman are 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul AME Church, conducted by the Rev. J.J. Robertson. The body will be placed in the church at 1. Burial is in Tabernacle AME Cemetery.
The family is at the home of his mother, 722 White Oak Lane, Greenwood, and at his home, 110 Spencer St.
Brown and Walker Funeral Home is in charge.

Bud Pendergrass
GREENWOOD — George Edward “Bud” Pendergrass, 74, resident of 113 Crestmont Drive, husband of Ann Ray Pendergrass, died July 6, 2006 at Self Regional Medical Center.
Born in Greenwood County, March 28, 1932, he was a son of the late George E. Pendergrass, Sr. and Edna Harling Marx. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School and The Citadel. Mr. Pendergrass retired in 1974 from the US Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He flew combat missions in Vietnam and served as an Aerospace Physiologist. He was a recipient of the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service and the Wiley Post Awards. In 1974, he returned to Greenwood where he owned and operated the family clothing business.
Bud was a long time Boy Scout where he obtained the rank of Eagle and was recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He also served in various capacities within the District and Council level of scouting.
A member of Main Street United Methodist Church, he was also a member of American Legion Post #20, Voiture #435 of the 40 & 8 and the Greenwood Lions Club.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are a daughter, Carol P. Bennett of Rock Hill and a son, Jay E. and wife, Rhonda J. Pendergrass of Greenwood; two grandsons, Larkin and Jones Pendergrass and a half-sister, Gail Pendergrass of Greenwood; a brother-in-law, Robert R. “Bobby” Ray, II of Greenwood.
Mr. Pendergrass was prede-ceased by a sister, Barbara Ann Pendergrass.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Saturday at Main Street United Methodist Church with Rev. James Dennis officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Edgewood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Nick Anagnost, Bob Barmore, Tom Chandler, Frankie Connell, Bill Talbert, Jim Talbert, Tom Workman, Jim Youngblood, Robert Ray III and Palmer D. Ray.
Honorary escort will be members of American Legion Post #20 and Voiture #435 of the 40 & 8 along with Robert Gaskin and John Albert Williams.
The body is at Blyth Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 1 PM Saturday. The family is at the home in Edgemere and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 Friday evening.
The family request that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, 211 N. Main Street, Greenwood, SC 29646, American Legion Post #20 Building Fund, 1310 E. Cambridge Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 37 Villa Rd. (B111), Greenville, SC 29615.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge.

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Williams
NINETY SIX — Dorothy Prince “Dot” Williams, 84, resident of 7506 Highway 246 South, widow of Grady “Pete” Williams, died July 6, 2006 at her home.
Born November 23, 1921 in Keo, Arkansas, she was a daughter of the late William Icing and Chessie Dale Clarke Prince. She was a homemaker and member of Good Hope Baptist Church in Saluda.
Surviving are two daughters, Bernice Williams of the home and Judy Baird of Greenwood; two sons, Russell Williams of Myrtle Beach and Johnny Williams of Waterloo; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She is predeceased by two sons, Tommy Williams and Buster Williams.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Good Hope Baptist Church in Saluda with Rev. Steve Justice officiating.
Burial will be in First Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery in Greenwood.
Pallbearers will be Chris Williams, Tim Williams, Charlie Williams, Rusty Williams, Matthew Baird, Ed Rushton, Ralph Prince and Joel Fraser.
Honorary escort will be Earl Jester, Ray Williams, Jeanette Lell, Billy Rushton, Myrna Watkins, Frances Davis, Jimmy, Judy and Brian Butler, Dean and Jamie Butler, Pickens Polatty, May Parkman, Fay Parkman, Edelphia Rushton, Ansel Garrett, Jo and Rudy Grimes.
The family is at the home on Highway 246 and will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home from 7 to 9 Friday evening.
Memorials may be made to Good Hope Baptist Church Missions Fund, 1738 Greenwood Highway, Saluda, SC 29138.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the Williams family.

Lloyd S. ‘BO’ Brown
ANDERSON — Lloyd Steve “BO” Brown, 51, of 3208 S. Main St., No. 107, died Thursday, June 29, 2006 at AnMed Health.
The family is at the home.
Services will be announced by Robinson-Walker Funeral Service, Ware Shoals.

Christine Agnew Coleman
Services for Christine Agnew Coleman are 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Abbeville, conducted by the Rev. Willie Joe Frazier, assisted by the Rev. Guy Ross. The body will be placed in the church at 2. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are friends of the family.
Flower bearers are church ushers and friends of the family.
The family is at the home, 1310 Yvonne Ave.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge.

Lorena Evans
ABBEVILLE, SC — Lorena Johnson Evans, 90, lifetime resident of Abbeville Co. SC, went to be with the Lord on June 29, 2006. Mrs. Evans was the daughter of the late Walter Eugene and Lorena Beacham Johnson. Mrs. Evans was a graduate of Furman University, where she majored in Music Education with an emphasis in Violin.
She taught third grade for twenty four years at Greenville Street School in Abbeville.
She was active in Christian service at Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Abbeville, SC and at the Due West ARP Church.
She resided at the Due West Retirement Center for the last eighteen years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Evans, Jr.
Rena Evans is survived by sons Charles Evans and his wife Carolyn of Hendersonville, NC and son Benjamin Evans of Atlanta, GA; two grand-daughters Holly Moore and her husband Blake of Greer, SC and Christy Whitehurst and her husband Michael of East Flat Rock, NC and great-grand-children Benjamin, Bailey and Bryson Whitehurst.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday July 2, 2006 at 3:00 PM from the Due West ARP Church in Due West, SC with the Rev.’s Grady Love and Arnold Johnson officiating. The burial will follow in Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Abbeville, SC.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, Abbeville, SC. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 PM in the social hall at The Due West ARP Church prior to services.
Memorials may be made to the Due West ARP Church, 112 N. Main St. Due West, SC 29639.
THE CHANDLER-JACKSON FUNERAL HOME, ABBEVILLE, SC IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

Rev. James M.Newman
ABBEVILLE, SC — Rev. James M. Newman, 82, of 1256 Haigler Street Ext., Abbeville, husband of Jeane Ankerman Newman, died Thursday, June 29, 2006, at Abbeville County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Columbia, SC to the late Charles E. and Mattie Mattox Newman. After serving his country during WWII in the US Navy, he served the Lord as a Baptist Minister for over 45 years; pastoring churches in Iron Station, NC; Honea Path, SC; and Ridgeville, SC. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Abbeville.
Surviving Rev. Newman is his wife of the home; one daughter, Sandra N. Martin and her husband Robert of Abbeville; two sons, Richard Newman and his wife Debra of Philadelphia, PA; and Douglas Newman and his wife Deborah of Greenwood, SC, six grand-children, and seven great-grand-children.
Funeral services are 11:00AM Saturday, July 1, 2006 at the First Baptist Church of Abbeville with the Rev. Reiny Koschel officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in memory of Rev. Newman may be sent to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 825, Abbeville, SC 29620 OR to a charity of one’s choice.
HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, of Abbeville, is assisting the Newman family.

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