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January 2007

January 1, 2007

Cleo I. Vinson
Union, SC

Mrs. Cleo Ivey Vinson, age 88, widow of Murphy Jefferson Vinson of 593 Browns Creek Church Rd., Union, SC died Sunday, December 31, 2006 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mrs. Vinson was born in Union, SC August 8, 1918, a daughter of the late Wallace Ivey and Lelia Sinclair Ivey. She graduated Kelly-Pinckney High School and retired from United Merchants-Buffalo Plant. Mrs. Vinson was a member of Brown’s Creek Baptist Church where she taught the Children’s Sunday School Class for many years.

Survivors are a daughter, Karen Crocker and husband Jimmy, two sons, Terry Vinson and wife Ginger all of Union and Stan Vinson and wife Barbara of Simpsonville, a sister, Ruby Davis of Union, four grandchildren: Tyler Crocker, Ivey Vinson, Kristy DeKrafft and Amber Price, three great-grandchildren Bryson DeKrafft, Riley DeKrafft and Delaney Price. Mrs. Vinson was predeceased by a brother, Emmitt Ivey.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. John Lee. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Robert Stepp, Johnny Ivey, Byrd Ivey, James Burnett, Bruce Sparks, David Tollison, Richie Petty and Don Davis.

The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 PM Tuesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Brown’s Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 118 Browns Creek Church Rd., Union, SC 29379.

The family will be at the home of her daughter, Karen & Jimmy Crocker, 150 Strother Rd., Union, SC.

Brenda Parks Ochiltree
Union, SC

Mrs. Brenda Parks Ochiltree, age 58, wife of Albert Ochiltree of 104 3rd Avenue, Union, SC died Sunday, December 31, 2006 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Ochiltree was born in Union, SC January 12, 1948, a daughter of Edna Chalk Parks of Union and the late Harold Parks. She graduated Union High School, was formerly employed with F & K Textiles and was a member of New Life Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her mother and husband are three daughters: Jill Crocker and husband Russell of Union, Kristi Moss of the home, and Dawn Spencer and husband Randy of Jonesville, two brothers, Fred Parks and wife Midge of Georgia and Mike Parks and wife Sara Jane of Union, two sisters, Nita White and husband Franklin and Jo Wood and husband Alvin all of Union, five grandchildren: Chance Gregory, Matthew Ochiltree, Nicholas Moss, Kensleigh and Kayleigh Spencer and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ochiltree was predeceased by a sister, Joyce Lipsey.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at New Life Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Carroll Calvert. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be the following nephews: Tommy Fowler, Jr., William "Billy" Fowler, Robin Wood, Richie Fowler, David White and Shane Parks.

The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 Tuesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

The family is at the home, 104 3rd Avenue, Union, SC 29379.

Ray Gideon Black
Fomerly of Union

Mr. Ray Gideon Black, age 88, widower of Elizabeth Oda Belle Yount Black, formerly of Union, SC died Saturday, December 30, 2006 at Morningside Assisted Living in Sumter, SC.

Mr. Black was born in Union, SC, September 21, 1918 a son of the late William Walker Black and Josie Rochester Black. He graduated Wofford College, retired from Timken Company and was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Gaffney, SC. Mr. Black was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during WWII.

Survivors are three sons: Boyd Black and wife Cheryl of Camden, SC, Raymond Black and wife Mary of Jacksonville, Fl and Sandy Black and wife Mary of Titusville, Fl, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, a sister, Virginia Carter and husband Theron of Union and a brother Dwight Gene "Dean" Black and wife Mavis of Apple Valley, CA. Mr. Black was predeceased by a sister and seven brothers and a great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Robert Emory. Burial will be in Fairforest Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.

Sara Frances Clark
Chester, SC

Mrs. Sara Frances Clark, age 81, widow of Marion J. Clark of 4350 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Chester, SC died Sunday, December 31, 2006 at the home of her daughter Janice C. McKellar..

Mrs. Clark was born in Chester, SC January 16. 1925, a daughter of the late Horace L. Porter and Edna Robbins Porter. She retired Milliken & Co-Lockhart Plant and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.

Survivors are three daughters: Judith C. Love of York, Janice C. McKellar and husband Jack L. of Chester and Susan C. Brown and husband Joe of Greensboro, NC, four sisters: Dane Carter of Lockhart, JoAnne Gibson, Elaine Youngblood and Carolyn Belue all of Union, four brothers: Horace Lee Porter of Chester, Tom Porter of Blackstock, Sonny Porter of Chester and Eddie Porter of Union, five grandchildren: Mark C. Love, Jennifer L. Rollins, Lee McKellar, Shannon Clark McKellar Baldwin and Eric Brown, two great-grandchildren: Mason Love and Haley Love and three step-great-grandchildren: Jessica N. Baldwin, Justin R. Baldwin and Clay Rollins. Mrs. Clark was predeceased by five sisters, Irene Mothershed, Jane Childer, Margaret McSwain, Anne Gilfillian and Louise Lathan.

Graveside services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Chester County conducted by Rev. Jimmy Dillard and Rev. Larry Parson.

Active pallbearers will be Mark C. Love, Lee McKellar, Eric Brown, Mason Love, Andrew Rollins, Jamie Baldwin and Justin Baldwin.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Chester, SC.

January 3, 2007

Helen Rebecca Pike
Union, SC

Helen Rebecca Osborne Medford Pike, age 38, of 623 Hart Street, Union, SC died Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at her home.

Mrs. Pike was born in Union, SC September 26, 1968, a daughter of James "Ozzie" Osborne and Elease "Sister" Sumner Osborne of Union. She was formerly employed with Waffle House in Greenville and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her parents are a daughter, Brandy Medford of the home, two sons, Jim Medford of Spartanburg and Keith Pike of the home, a sister, Jamie Osborne of the home, a brother, Johnny Osborne of Irmo, two grandchildren, Keirsten Floyd and Kinslee Floyd and a special friend, Joan Skelton of Greenville.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Friday, January 5, 2007 at Tabernacle Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Tommy McManus. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be James Sumner, Robert Sumner, Chris Sumner, Andy Dubnik, Guy Osborne, Darryl McKissick, Stan Boulware and Dennis Willard.

The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 PM Thursday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the MSKP Foundation, P.O. Box 398, Little Mountain, SC 29075.

The family is at the home, 523 Hart Street, Union, SC 29379.

January 4, 2007

Elizabeth Moore Justice
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Elizabeth Moore Justice, age 77 of 241 Justice Rd., Buffalo, SC, widow of Franklin B. Justice, died Thursday, January 4, 2007 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.

Mrs. Justice was born in Rutherfordton, NC, March 20, 1929, a daughter of the late Grover Moore and Annie Bright Moore. She was former Co-Owner of Justice Tile and Carpet.

Survivors are a daughter, Jackie Richardson and husband Henry L. of Buffalo, three grandchildren: Jackie Dale Kirkland and husband Shane of Prosperity, SC, Justun Richardson of Buffalo and Jeff Richardson and wife Melinda of Union, two brothers: Jack J. Moore of Union and Ralph L. Moore of New Jersey, four great-grandsons and four great-granddaughters. Mrs. Justice was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Ellen Justice, a sister, Polly West and two brothers, Boyce Moore and Grover Moore, Jr.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, January 8, 2007 at S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Larry Padgett and Dr. Ted Hodges. Burial will be in Putman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Mrs. Justice’s nephews, great-nephews and Richie Barns. The caregivers of Mrs. Justice as asked to sit in a group.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Saturday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 521 N. McDuffie St., Anderson, SC 29621 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, Va. 22038-1132.

The family is at the home, 241 Justice Rd., Buffalo, SC 29321.

January 6, 2007

Harold M. Cope
Union, SC

Mr. Harold M. Cope, age 69, husband of Margie Price Cope of 109 Price Place, Union, SC died Friday, January 5, 2007 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mr. Cope was born in Union, SC February 3, 1937, a son of the late Lester and Maggie Baker Cope. He was a member of Crestview Baptist Church and retired from Cone Mills and Union County school system.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son Mark Cope of the home, a daughter Lisa Cope Ballard and husband Ron of Woodruff, SC, a granddaughter, Kayla Rochester of the home, a grandson reared in the home Bradley Rochester and wife Chasity of Union, a step grandson; Matthew Ballard, a step granddaughter; Christie Sellars and husband Duane all of Woodruff, five great grand children; Noah and Christian Rochester, Brianna, Damian and Brandon Sellars, a sister Ruby Winningham of Jedburg, SC. And a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Cope was predeceased by two sisters; Peggy Burbage and Mary Silvers, and three brothers; Paul Cope, Henry Cope, and John Cope.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Monday, January 8, 2007 at Holcombe Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. Jerry Lawson. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active Pallbearers will be Ronnie Frost, Wayne Willard Charles Hutto, Dennis Vinson, and Robert Pridemore.

The family will receive friends 7:30-9:00 PM Sunday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorial may be made to Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman L Fendley Hwy. Union, SC 29379.

January 7, 2007

Mary Lou Moore
Union, SC

Mrs. Mary Lou Moore, age 55 of 1201 Old Buncombe Rd, Union died Friday, January 5, 2007 at her home.

Mrs. Moore was born in Union, SC July 28, 1951, a daughter of Joe Anne Holladaye White of Union and the late Albert White. Mrs. Moore was formerly married to Hugh Moore.

Surviving in addition to her mother are two daughters; Shannon Moore Wells, and Sharon Moore both of Union, a son; Eugene Moore of Birmingham AL, a sister; Patricia Hood and husband Raymond of Gaffney, SC, a brother; Tommy White of Union, a grandson; Matthew Henderson, a granddaughter Michaela Bolding both reared in the home, six grandchildren, one great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel.

The family will receive friends Monday night at the home of her mother Joe Anne White, 1203 Old Buncombe Rd. Union, SC.

Jesse Carmel Bryan (J.C.)
Union, SC

Jesse Carmel Bryan (J.C.),72, of 208 Catawba Street , Union, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle went home to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 6,2007.

Mr. Bryan was born in Lockhart, SC March 8,1934, a son of the late Jesse C. Bryan, Sr. and Amanda Meadows Bryan. Surviving in addition to his wife, Gladys Hyler Bryan, is a son J. Chris Bryan and wife Donna Rivers Bryan of Kennesaw, Ga and three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Jordan and Carrie. Also surviving is a sister, Laverne Bryan, of Lockhart, and a brother Earl and wife Martha of Union and a number of nieces and nephews and special friend Ms. Marlene Proctor. Mr. Bryan was predeceased by a sister; Ruth Bryan.

Mr. Bryan was an active member of Union First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon, was a member of the Chancel Choir and served in various other leadership positions. His Christian service also included helping lead Lay Renewal weekends as well as serving with his wife as Mission Corps consultants with the North American Mission Board for a period of time. He was actively involved in the organization of the multi-housing ministry of the Union County Baptist Association and was a weekly participant and leader in the services, Bible clubs and special missions events.

Mr. Bryan was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and was retired from the Gaffney office of the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Dept. He previously taught at Union High School Vocational Department.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 8, 2007 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church, Union and will be conducted by Rev. Robert Emory, Rev. Dr.Chris Bryan and Rev. Dr. Paul Noe. Burial will held in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday evening January 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.

Present and past deacons of First Baptist Church are asked to sercve as honorary pallbearers.

The following are asked to serve as an honorary escort; Mr.and Mrs. Keith Bailey, Mr.and Mrs. Curt Simmons, Mr.and Mrs. Ken McKenzie, Mr.and Mrs.Cecil Gault, Mr.and Mrs. Charles Walker, Rev.and Mrs. Tommy McManus, Rev.and Mrs.Jerry Ford, Rev.Jim Cunningham, Dr.and Mrs.Joe Smith, Mr.Wilbur Smith Jr., Mr.Wilbur Smith III, Mrs. Bessie Black, Mr. Ernie Hardin, Mr.Barry Waddell, Mr.and Mrs.Gerald Fielder, Mr.and Mrs. Tommy McWatters, Mr.Clark Perrin.

Members of the Chancel choir and Adult II Sunday School class are asked to sit in a group.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Union, 405 E. Main Street, Union, 29379.

The family is at the home, 208 Catawba Street, Union S.C.

January 8, 2007

Nancy Bishop Stevens
Union, SC

Mrs. Nancy Bishop Stevens, age 91, of 4226 Cross Keys Hwy. Union widow of Joe T. Stevens died Saturday, January 6, 2007 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.

Mrs. Stevens was born in Union March 6, 1915 a daughter of the late Jordan Fant Bishop and Martha Cornelia Foster Bishop. She was a graduate of Union High School, a member of Padgetts Creek Baptist Church, and retired from Cooper Furniture Company as a bookkeeper. After retirement she worked part-time at Prince’s Grocery. Mrs. Stevens was first married to the late Herman Bishop who died in 1969.

Surviving are; a son, Holmes P. Bishop and wife Helen of Buffalo SC, two grandchildren; Robin Huff and husband Gregory of Clemmons, NC, and Jill S. Bishop of Buffalo, two great grandchildren; Jackson and Annie Huff. Mrs. Stevens was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She predeceased by seven brothers and two sisters.

Graveside service will held Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 2:00 PM at Lower Fairforest Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by Dr. Joe Smith, and the Rev. Tim Anderson.

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service at Lower Fairforest Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Padgetts Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Road, Union, SC 29379 or Lower Fairforest Baptist Church, 125 Lower Fairforest Church Road, Union, SC 29379, or Buffalo Baptist Church, 1424 Main Street, Buffalo, SC 29321.

The family is at the home of her son, Holmes and Helen Bishop, 345 Linerville Road Buffalo, SC. 29321.

January 9, 2007

Virginia Sharon Lawson Taylor Harris
Union, SC

Virginia Sharon Lawson Taylor Harris, age 50 went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 8, 2007. Sharon was the beloved daughter of L. Chester Lawson and Carolyn Wages Lawson.

Surviving in addition to her parents are three daughters: Heather Nicole Taylor, Virginia Danielle Harris and Jessica Lauren Harris, three sons: John Anthony Taylor, Jason Matthew Taylor and wife Jessica and Joseph Bryan Harris, a sister, Pat Haney and husband Joey, a brother, Dr. Louie C. Lawson, three grandchildren: Jacob Anthony Taylor, Abby and Noah Voiselle, three nieces, Caroline Haney, Haley and Sydney Lawson and two nephews, Jesse Haney and Cole Lawson. Sharon was predeceased by an infant daughter, Sharon Danielle Harris, maternal grandparents, Cole B. and Margaret H. Wages and paternal grandparents, Robert E. and Jessie Cathcart Lawson.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 11, 2007 at West Springs Baptist Church, 4811 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy, West Springs Community, Pauline, SC. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family is at the home of her sister and parents, 1400 Block Mudbridge Rd., Buffalo, SC.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Oma R. "Nell" Brown
Formerly of Union

Mrs. Oma R. "Nell" Wilson Brown, age 88, widow of Grady H. Brown, formerly of Union, SC died Monday, January 8, 2007 at Hot Springs Hospital in Arkansas.

Mrs. Brown was born in Jackson County, Georgia August 31, 1918, a daughter of the late J. W. Wilson and Annie Owens Wilson. She retired from Conso Products and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors are a daughter, Vera Liles and husband Tom of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, a son, Jack A. Brown and wife Deborah of Union, four grandchildren: Carolyn Robinson, Barbara Jackson, Cindy Liles and Cathy Sweeney, nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren, two sister-in-laws, Bernice Babbitt and husband Paul of Ellenton, Fl and Estelle Austgen of Mumster, Ind. Mrs. Brown was predeceased by one sister, and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, January 12, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Bill Lark. Burial will be in Cherokee Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 614 Green Street, Union, SC 29379 or to a charity of one’s choice.

John T. "Bud" Conard
Lockhart Community

Mr. John T. "Bud" Conard, age 81, husband of Helen Ruth "Hi Boo" Guinn Conard of 567 Old Union Rd., Union, SC died Monday, January 8, 1007 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mr. Conard was born in Lockhart, SC November 16, 1925, a son of the late John T. Conard and Virgie Black Conard. He graduated Lockhart High School and worked for many years with Lockhart Power Company. He retired from City of Union, Utilities Department and later worked with Deaton Gas Company. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lockhart and was the longest standing member of the Lockhart Masonic Lodge. Mr. Conard was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star for Bravery.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a sister, Irene C. Lee of Lockhart, a brother, Charles D. Conard of Union, a number of nieces and nephews and two special friends and caregivers, Sarah Ann Franklin of Lockhart and Ginger McKnight of Union.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 11, 2007 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Alan Quarles. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 373 Wesley Chapel Rd., Union, SC 29379.

The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00 PM Thursday at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church prior to the service.

January 10, 2007

Kathryn Virginia Baber
Union, SC

Miss Kathryn Virginia Baber, age 81, of 1817 Jonesville Hwy., Union, SC died Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.

Miss Baber was born in Union, SC December 19, 1925, a daughter of the late John William Baber and Atlie Vanderford Baber. She was a member of the Union Church of Christ and was a homemaker.

Survivors are three sisters: Sheryl Lowe of Union, Patricia Gibson of Lockhart and Judy Kerr and husband Ronnie of Jonesville, a brother Wayne Baber and wife Barbara of Union and two special cousins, Betty Bates and Frances Goodwin. Miss Baber was a loving aunt to seventeen nieces and nephews and seven great-nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 4:00 PM Friday, January 12, 2007 at Rosemont Cemetery conducted by Minister Curtis Gilbert.

Honorary pallbearers will be Miss Baber’s nephews, Jesse Ham and Gary Ham.

Memorials may be made to the Union County Humane Society, 218 N. Pinckney Street, Union, SC 29379.

The family will be at the home of her sister, Sheryl Lowe, 106 Bennett Street, Union, SC where the family will receive friends Thursday night.

Bobby Shelton Mangum, Sr.
Union, SC

Mr. Bobby Shelton Mangum, Sr., age 71, of 401 West Hillcrest Avenue, Union, SC, widower of Bobbie Jean Lineberry Mangum died Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Mangum was born in Greenville, SC August 1, 1935, a son of the late Johnnie Hildreth Mangum and Theola Murphy Mangum. He retired from Carlisle Finishing Plant, was a member Tabernacle Baptist Church, a member of the Machine Printers and Engraving Association, a member of Union Masonic Lodge #75, Union Shrine Club and a lifetime member of Union Elks Club.

Survivors are two daughters, Jennifer West and husband Larry of West Springs and Julie Jones and husband Stephen of Union, two sons, Dwight Mangum of Forest City, NC and Chris Mangum of Union, two sisters, Sadie Faye Lucas of West Columbia and Margaret Brinson of Wilmington, NC, a brother, Lewis Mangum of Manassass, Va., seven grandchildren: Shelley W. Harris and husband Adam, Tyler West, Whitney Jones, Erika Song and husband Kang, Melissa Mangum, Kristina Martin and huband Joey and James Mangum, five great-grandchildren, Makenzie Mangum, Cole Silavong, Ethan Song, Ashtyn Song and Bobby Martin. Mr. Mangum was predeceased by a son, Bobby S. Mangum, Jr., a sister, Dorothy Tickle, two brothers, Billy Mangum and Reuben Mangum.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Friday, January 12, 2007 at Tabernacle Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jim Palmer. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites.

Active pallbearers will be Junior Vaughn, Terry Blackwell, Don West, Gene Gregory, Gerald Gregory and Tommy Henderson. Members of Union Elks Club as asked to sit in a group.

The family will receive friends 6:00-7:30 PM Thursday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

The family is at the home, 401 West Hillcrest Avenue, Union, SC 29379.

January 11, 2007

Albert D. McWhite
Union, S.C.

Mr. Albert D. McWhite, age 78, husband of Sadie Greer Nichols McWhite of 401 Glendale Rd., Union, SC died Wednesday afternoon January 10, 2007 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mr. McWhite was born in Greenville, SC August 27, 1928, a son of the late Cullen Benton McWhite and Camily Ward McWhite. He attended Greenville County Schools, was a member of West Gantt First Baptist Church of Greenville and retired from Honeywell, Inc. He was first married to the late Lillian Duncan McWhite. After moving to Union, Mr. McWhite attended Bethel United Methodist Church where he was active in Sunday School and Captain of the Church’s Relay for Life Team. He was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran of World War II.

Surviving in addition to his wife are: a son, Derrell McWhite of Mauldin, SC, a sister, Ella McWhite of Greenville, two brothers: Cullen McWhite, Jr. and R. D. McWhite and his wife Mildred of Greenville, a sister-in-law, Dot McWhite of Slater, SC and a brother-in-law Dee Welborn of Mauldin, two step-sons: Harry "Billy" Nichols and his wife Tracy of Spartanburg and Joe Nichols and his wife Pat of Union, four step-grandchildren: Tara Callahan, Nick Nichols, Jenny Nichols and Joey Nichols and two step-great-grandchildren, Jacob Callahan and Seth Callahan. He was predeceased by a brother and sister, Dalton McWhite and Frances Welborn.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 12, 2007 at Bethel United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Terry Mitchell and Rev. Tommy Bailey. Interment will be follow at 2:30 PM at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Cullen McWhite, III, Terry Davenport, Benny Ballew, David Dunn, Dale McWhite and Howard Whitehead. The following are asked to assemble at the church at 10:45 AM to form the Honorary Escort, Dale Hicks, Jack Rector, Albert McNease, Ralph Edwards, David Turner, Harold D. Lawson, Horace Owings, Torrace Inman, Keith Bailey, Bob Gist, Olin Lee, Earl Coleman, Andy Petit, George Ashemore, Robert Edwards, Cam Robinson, Ronnie McNease, Dr. David Keith, Charlie Foster and Members of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class of Bethel United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 PM Thursday night at Bethel United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church , 1705 Lockhart Hwy., Union, SC 29379 or to the Bethel United Methodist Church Relay for Life Team.

The family is at the home, 401 Glendale Rd., Union, SC.

Kenneth Glen "Peanut" Cutshaw
Jonesville, SC

Mr. Kenneth Glen "Peanut" Cutshaw, age 39 of 137 Elford Grove Rd., Jonesville, SC died Thursday, January 11, 2007 at his home.

Mr. Cutshaw was born in Greeneville, TN May 21, 1967, a son of Jacqueline Petty Cutshaw of the home and the late Glen H. Cutshaw. He was a member of Jonesville Baptist Church and attended Manna Baptist Church in Spartanburg.

Surviving in addition to his mother are: two daughters, Brooke Rogers of Woodruff and Destiny Cutshaw of Spartanburg, a son, Justin Rogers of Woodruff, two sisters: Kit C. Mossburg of Chesnee and Kim Cutshaw of Jonesville, a grandson, Zane Roberts of Jonesville, a niece, Hannah Cutshaw of Jonesville and a nephew Christopher Turner of Pacolet. Mr. Cutshaw was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Lee and Vera Petty, paternal grandparents, Erskine and Susie Cutshaw.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, January 13, 2007 at Jonesville Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Danny Cannon.

The family is at the home, 137 Elford Grove Rd., Jonesville where they will receive friends Friday night.

January 16, 2007

Pauline Pollander
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Pauline Pollander, age 63, wife of Stanley C. Pollander of 810 Flat Drive, Buffalo, SC died Monday, January 15, 2007 at her home.

Mrs. Pollander was born in Middletown, Ct. February 1, 1943, a daughter of the late James Hesselman and Helen Brown Hesselman. She was a homemaker.

Surviving in addition to her husband are four daughters: Pauline Levesque and husband Kenny, Marie Moore and husband Joe Dean Sr., Ann Moore and friend Danny Davis and Ruth "Sissy" Darling and friend Jacob Critchlow, a son Bobby Pollander and wife Gail, two sisters: Judy Cannon and husband Randy and Ruth Barnett and husband Donald, a brother, Charles LaPierre and wife Kay all of Buffalo, fifteen grandchildren: Joe Dean Moore, Jr. and wife Judy, Christina Lee, Sheena Moore, Samatha Phillips, Jennifer Roberts, Melissa Cannon and husband Danny Wayne, Kenny Roberts, Josh Moore, John Walden and wife Niki, Jessica Johnson and husband Scott, Crystal Calicutt, Timothy Calicutt, Brittany Darling, Stevie Darling and Chris Whitley all of Buffalo, twelve great-grandchildren, twelve foster children and special children: Doug & Ann Harrison, Frank & Mary Hickson, Peggy, Angel and Whitney Walden, Michelle, Tiffany, Heather and Keith Kirby.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Thursday, January 18, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Scott Cobb. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Joe Dean Moore, Jr., Josh Moore, Johnathen Walden, Steve Darling, Sr., Nick Bevis and Danny Wayne Cannon. The following are asked to assemble at the chapel at 2:45 PM Thursday to form the Honorary Escort: Danny Williams, Chris Whitley, Brian Gardin and Jerry Gardin.

The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 PM Wednesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel.

The family is at the home, 810 Flat Drive, Buffalo, SC 29321.

Frances F. Edson
Union, SC

Mrs. Frances Fowler Edson, age89, widow of Col. Frank T. Edson, formerly of Jonesville, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007 at Ridgeview Manor in Hopkins SC.

Mrs. Edson was born in Jonesville, Jan. 3, 1918, a daughter of the late Ezra and Ola Carter Fowler. She was a member of the Trenholm Road United Methodist Church in Columbia and was active in the Society of Military Widows.

Surviving are one daughter: Delinne O. Edson of West Columbia; one son: Frank F. Edson and wife Elise of Cayce; one brother: Walter E. Fowler of Givhans, SC; four granddaughters; Sarah Seaman-Huynh and Suzanna Howard both of Lexington, Elizabeth Griffin of West Columbia, and Alice Edson of Columbia and 3 great-granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 PM, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at New Hope United Methodist Church in Jonesville, SC, conducted by Rev. C.D. "Red" Williams. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 PM at the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Mrs. Prudence Youngblood, 659 New Hope Church Rd., Jonesville, SC, 29353.

January 17, 2007


Nervielee T. Eubanks
Union, S.C.

Mrs. Nervielee Turner Adams Eubanks, age 93, widow of J.O. Eubanks, formerly of 697 Bailey Rd., Union, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Center.

Mrs. Eubanks was born in Enoree, March 31, 1913, a daughter of the late Mangus and Lillie Green Turner. She was formerly employed as a nurses aid with Wallace Thomson Hospital and was a member of Putman Baptist Church.

Mrs. Eubanks was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are a daughter: Mary Adams Inglett of Union; one son: Tommy "Rock" Adams and wife Geraldine of Pauline; 5 grandchildren: Lydia Inglett Spears and husband John of Hilton Head, Jeff Inglett of Prince Frederick, MD, Eric Inglett and wife Stephanie of Buffalo, Russell Inglett and wife Vonda of Columbia, and Kim Adams Nelson and husband John of Spartanburg; and 9 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Eubanks was predeceased by three sisters and 5 brothers.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007 at Putman Baptist Church by Dr. Ted Hodges and Rev. Jerry Lawson. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be John Nelson, John Spears, Russell Inglett, Jeffrey Inglett, Eric Inglett, and Bobby Turner.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 Pm prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Putman Baptist Church, 3692 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy., Buffalo, SC, 29321.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Mary A. Inglett, 697 Bailey Rd., Union, SC, 29379.

January 18, 2007

Harry L. Yogman
St. Petersburg, FL

Mr. Harry Lawrence Yogman, age 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, following a lengthy illness at Menorah Manor in St. Pettersburg. He lived here for the past three years.

Mr. Yogman was a retired Certified Public Accountant and former controller of John Dritz and Sons, Inc. of Spartanburg, SC upon his arrival in that city in 1960. He earned his accounting degree from City College of New York, going to night school for eight years.

Born in Boyonne, NJ, he spent much of his early years living, working and raising his family in New York before moving to Spartanburg in 1960.

He is survivied by his wife of 66 years, Pauline, of St. Petersburg, and children: son, Ron Yogman of St. Petersburn, FL; and daughters: Ellen Price of Springfield, VA and Shelley Weitzner of Tucson, AZ. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Jann Yogman, New York; Kim Erlichson, Milburn, NJ; Kevin Price, Pinehurst, NC; Kandice Yogman, St. Petersburn; Elyssa Price, Springfield, VA and Benjamin and Katie Weitzner of Tucson, AZ; and one great-grandchild, Amy of Milburn, NJ.

Interment will be 1:00 PM Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 at the Greenlawn Memorial Park in Spartanburg, SC, with Rabbi Yossi J. Liebowitz of Temple B’nai Israel officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Menorah Manor, St. Petersburg, FL; Congregation B’nai Israel of St. Petersburg; Temple B’nai Israel, Spartanburg or the National Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Union, SC.

January 19, 2007


Kelly Ann Hovsepian
Abilene, TX

Miss Kelly Ann Hovsepian, age 37, of 1785 Bent Tree Dr., Abilene TX, formerly of Union died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 in Abilene, TX.

Miss Hovsepian was born in Waltham, MA, Sept. 13, 1969, a daughter of Harry and Nobuko Hovsepian of Union. She was a graduate of Union High School and was employed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of TX as a customer representative.

Surviving in addition to her parents are a son: Sean Hovsepian of Union; three sisters: Sheri Stamey and husband Joey of Union, Debra Bobo and husband Donnie of Abilene, TX and Natalie Grimes and husband Ron of Kingsport, TN.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Sean Hovsepian, Tony Stamey, Randy Nichols, Jim Maness, Jr., Greg Stewart, and Scotty Vaughan.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 PM Saturday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

The family is at the home of her parents, 141 Shady Hill Dr., Union, SC, 29379.

January 22, 2007

Teresa Nan Foster
Lockhart, S.C.

Ms. Teresa Nan Foster, age 46, of 311 Askew Circle, Lockhart, died, Sat. Jan. 20, 2007

at Wallace Thomson Hospital after a sudden illness.

Ms. Foster was born in Lockhart, May 28, 1960 a daughter of Betty Gibson Foster of Lockhart and the late James Willis "Nick" Foster. She attended Lockhart High School and was formerly employed with O’Dells Café and Jordan’s Hot Spot. Ms. Foster attended Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her mother are a daughter: Dana Massey and friend Eddie Swanger of Lockhart; a son: Jody Massey and friend Miranda Deal of Lockhart; two sisters: a twin, Lisa Baine and husband, Sammy of Sharon and Patsy Craig of Lockhart; two grandsons: Isaiah Massey and Matthew Scott Massey. Ms. Foster was predeceased by a brother, David Foster.

Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007 at Lockhart Cemetery conducted by Rev. Brian Bishop.

Active Pallbearers will be Sammy Baine, Sam Baine,Jr., Dennis Horton, Tony Lawson, Jimmy Good, Davey Foster and Jimmy "Tiger" Deal.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

The family is at the home of her mother, 111 South Sixth St., Lockhart, SC, 29364.

Guy Howell
Union, SC

Mr. William Guy Howell, age 79, of 3066 Jonesville Lockhart Hwy., Union, SC, widower of Guynelle Gregory Howell died Monday, January 22, 2007 at Oakmont Nursing Home.

Mr. Howell was born in Lockhart, SC July 15, 1927, a son of the late Raymond C. Howell and Sadie Dabbs Howell. He graduated Lockhart High School and retired as an insurance agent with Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Company. Mr. Howell was a member of Philippi Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Director, Training Union Director and was a member of the Joy Club. Mr. Howell was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in World War II.

Survivors are a daughter, Jan Howell and husband Neil, a granddaughter Jane Howell all of Union, three sisters: Louise Cabaniss of Spartanburg, Lois Vaughan and Laura Roberts both of Lockhart and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Philippi Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale, Rev. Brandon Bailey and Rev. Rob Vernon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Mr. Howell’s nephews, Tommy Cabaniss, Ted Cabaniss, Ray Vaughan, Randy Roberts, Jeff Roberts and Russell Young. The following are asked to assemble at the church at 10:45 AM to form the Honorary Escort: members of the Men’s Adult Sunday School Class III, members of the Joy Club and Deacons and former Deacons of Philippi Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends at Philippi Baptist Church immediately following the committal service.

Memorials may be made to Philippi Baptist Church Building Fund, 327 Philippi Church Rd., Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home of his daughter, Jan and Neil Howell, 226 Woodhaven Drive, Union, SC.

January 24, 2007

Earl Wilson "Pat" Kirby
Pacolet, SC

Mr. Earl Wilson "Pat" Kirby, age 88, husband of Ola Rook Kirby of 490 N. Hwy. 150, Pacolet, SC died Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Kirby was born in Pacolet, SC March 18, 1918, a son of the late W.T. Kirby and Pearl Eubanks Kirby. He retired from Kohler Company and was a member of First Baptist Church of Pacolet. Mr. Kirby was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in WWII with the 3rd Division 7th Infantry and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Kathy Shuller and husband Ernie of Darlington, SC, two grandchildren, Andy Shuller of Washington, DC and Katie Shuller of Myrtle Beach, SC, a sister, Lois K. Teaster of Spartanburg and two brothers, Joseph Kirby of Spartanburg and James "Jim" Kirby of Columbia, SC.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 26, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Pacolet conducted by Rev. James Crocker. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends 10:00-11:00 AM Friday prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Pacolet Building Fund, 310 W. Main Street, Pacolet, SC 29372.

The family is at the home, 490 N. Hwy 150, Pacolet, SC.

January 25, 2007

Doris Regina "Jean" Reebenaker
Union, SC

Ms. Doris Regina "Jean" Carroll Reebenaker, age 52, of 1514 Meansville Rd., Union, SC died Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Wallace Thomson Hospital after a sudden illness.

Ms. Reebenaker was born in Kings Mt., NC June 13, 1954, a daughter of the late Jeff Carroll and Carrie Navy Carroll. She was formerly employed with T&S Mills and was of the Baptist Faith.

Ms. Reebenaker is survived by her dear friend, Ricky Boulware with whom she made her home, a daughter, Tonya Boulware and friend Bruce Magner of Union, a son Keith Ramsey and wife Jennifer, two sisters, Ethel Hammett of Pacolet and Rebecca Davis of Union, five brothers: Coleman Carroll of Union, Thomas Carroll of Inman, Steve Carroll of Spartanburg, Frank "Pete" Carroll of Statesville, NC and Michael Carroll of Pacolet, three grandchildren, Kandace Boulware, Kanden Boulware, Keith Ramsey, III and one on the way, a special friend, Shirley Sherbert of Enoree and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Dennis Carroll.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, January 27, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel.

The family will receive friends 2:00-3:00 PM Saturday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jean Reebenaker Memorial Fund, P.o. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home of her niece, Tammy Lloyd, 801 Barnado Rd., Union, SC 29379.

Ruth Hodges Thornton
Formerly of Union

Mrs. Ruth Hodges Thornton, age 63, widow of Stanley Wright Thornton, formerly of Union died Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at her home in Columbia, SC.

Mrs. Thornton was born in Lancaster, SC March 12, 1943, a daughter of the late George Heyward Hodges and Marge Alice Wilburn Hodges. She retired from Mini Mart, Duncan By Pass, Union and was of the Methodist Faith.

Survivors are a daughter, Mary Hollis Fowler and husband Gerald of Union, a son, Stanley W. Thornton, Jr. of Columbia, SC, a sister, Holly Prine of CA., two granddaughters, Elizabeth Hollis Fowler and Erica Daniel Fowler, two great-granddaughters, M.E. Fowler and Kinsley Delaney Kirby and a step-mother, Lori Hodges of Pacolet.

No funeral services are planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of the Union County Carnegie Library, 300 E. South Street, Union, SC 29379.

January 26, 2007

Garland Martin, Jr.
Buffalo, SC

Mr. Garland Martin, Jr., age 45 of 210 Linersville Rd., Buffalo, SC died Friday, January 26, 2007 at Wallace Thomson Hospital after a sudden illness.

Mr. Martin was born in Fresno, CA September 2, 1961, a son of the late Garland Martin, Sr. and Minnie Bernice Reynolds Martin. He was employed with Martin House for twenty-five years and was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Martin was formerly married to Sherry Howard Martin.

Survivors are: two daughters: Stephanie Martin and April Martin, a son, Michael Martin and wife Andre all of Healdton, OK, three sisters: Minnie Jo Bardin of Tahlequah, Sheril Poage of Witchitaw, Tx and Bertha Perkins of Ringling, OK, four brothers: A.C. Martin of Union, Clinton Martin of Ringling, OK, Jonathan Lewis Martin of Quinton, OK and Vernon Martin, of Ringling, OK, one grandchild, Dane Landen Martin and his girlfriend, Sheila Caughman. Mr. Martin was predeceased by two sisters and three brothers: Brenda Joan Martin, Roxy Carline Gregg, Garland Eldon Martin, Cecil Lynn Martin and Billy Alex Martin.

Mr. Martin will be buried in Atlee Cemetery, Ringlee, OK.

January 27, 2007

William A. Robinson
Jonesville, SC

William A. Robinson, age 75, husband of Shirley Long Robinson of 131 Park Drive, Jonesville died Friday, January 26, 2007 in Lexington, KY.

Mr. Robinson was born in Union County September 16, 1931, a son of the late A. R. Robinson and Bessie Blanton Robinson. He was a retired mechanic having worked with Spartan Leasing, Forklifts Unlimited, both Spartanburg and Wrenn of Greenville. He was a veteran of US Army Korean Conflict and a member of Gilead Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son; Mike Robinson and wife Sheryl of Mt. Sterling, KY, a daughter; Regina Martin and husband Dean of Spartanburg, a brother; Ray Robinson of Pacolet, and a sister; Ruth Gossett of Jonesville, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral Services are incomplete and will be announced later.

January 29, 2007

Leonard Roark, Jr.
Union, SC

Mr. Leonard Roark, Jr., age 72, of 304 Belvue Drive, Union, SC died Monday, January 29, 2007 at Regional Hospice House. Mr. Roark was the beloved husband of Miriam Wilson Roark for fifty-two years.

Mr. Roark was born in Union, SC, August 25, 1934, a son of the late Leonard Roark, Sr. and Lucille Vinson Roark. He retired from United Merchants & Mfg. - Union Plant after forty-two years. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, a Mason and an avid fisherman, racing fan and guitarist.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Emily R. Paluszak and husband John of Spartanburg and Elaine R. Thomas of Oakboro, NC, two sons: Leonard S. Roark and wife Amy of Clinton and Kenneth E. Roark and wife Sara of Union, three sisters: Jackie Crouch and husband Alan of Daytona Beach, Fl, Evelyn Roberts of Flint MI and Connie Hyatt and husband Ernest of Union, a brother, Broadus Roark of Union, twelve grandchildren: Julie Roark, Crystal Roark, David Roark, Kasie Roark, Sara Kate Thomas, Henry Wilson Thomas, Mary-Wilson Paluszak, Philip Paluszak, Joseph Paluszak, Gabriel Paluszak, Peter Paluszak and Emma Paluszak and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Roark was predeceased by a son, Ricky J. Roark and three brothers: Eugene Roark, Lewis Roark and William Roark.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at Tabernacle Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Alistair Walker, Chaplain Randy Travis and Rev. Tommy McManess. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active Pallbearers will be Mr. Roark’s cousins and nephews. The following are asked to assemble at the church at 3:45 PM to form the Honary Escort: Members of the J.C.Jolly Sunday School Class, Chief Sam White, William Smith, Russell Roark, Jr., Vincent Mallott, Cecil Gault and Al Smith.

The family will receive friends 7:00-8:30 PM Tuesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is at the home, 304 Belvue Drive, Union, SC 29379.

January 30, 2007

Eula Pettit Jones
Greenwood, SC

Mrs. Eula Pettit Jones, age 84 of 101 Brook Court, Greenwood, SC died Sunday, January 28, 2007 at Self Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Jones was born in Union, SC May 19, 1922, a daughter of the late John C. Pettit and Estelle Johns Pettit. She graduated from Union High School and retired from Ford Motor Co.-Detroit MI. Mrs. Jones was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood.

Mrs. Jones was the beloved mother of Norma Olsen of the home. Also surviving are a brother, Robert Pettit and wife Mary and a sister-in-law, Mary L. Pettit all of Union, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Jones was predeceased by five brothers and a sister, Paul Pettit, JC Pettit, Wesley Pettit, Jasper Pettit, David Pettit and Laura Jenkins.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at Welcome Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Robert Jarvis and Rev. Joe Chapman. Burial will be in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Scott Lane, Tommy Lane, Bobby Pettit, Andy Pettit, David Pettit, Jr. and Clay Moore.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 Tuesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Bible Institute, 2775 Montague Ave., Greenwood, SC 29649.

The family is at the home of her niece, Ruby Boulware, 1347 Neal Shoals Rd., Union, SC.

Kathleen Barrow Pegram
Formerly of Carlisle

Mrs. Kathleen Barrow Pegram, age 85, widow of Hubert L. Pegram, Sr., formerly of Carlisle died Monday, January 29, 2007 at Inman Health Care, Inman, SC.

Mrs. Pegram was born in Kernersville, NC November 3, 1921, a daughter of the late John Hartsel Barrow and Sadie McGee Barrow. She graduated Kernersville High School and retired from Cone Mill-Carlisle Finishing Plant and was a member of Carlisle United Methodist Church.

Surviving are four sons: Hubert L. Pegram, Jr. of Austell, Ga, Kenneth G. Pegram of Concord, NC, William H. Pegram of Sanford, FL and Gary A. Pegram of Buffalo, SC, three sisters: Margaret Apple, Melba Richardson and Brenda Collins all of Kernersville, NC and a brother, Harlan Barrow of Kernersville, six grandchildren: Jeffrey Pegram, Jennifer Shetley, Leslie Pridemore, Heather Price, Gregg Pegram and Sarah Pegram, nine great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Price, Copper Price, Alex Pridemore, Cassidy Pridemore, Kayla Pegram, Matthew Pegram, Kelly Grace Pegram, Sarah Evans Shetley and Lilly Frances Shetley.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Kelly Gilmore.

Active pallbearers will be Mrs. Pegram’s grandsons. The following care givers are asked to sit in a group: Barbara Johnson, Manervia Rice, Elizabeth Gist, Virginia Gardener, Melinda Davis and LaVerne Willard.

The family will receive friends 6:30-8:30 PM Tuesday night at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home and also 10:15-11:00 AM Wednesday morning prior to the service at the chapel.

A funeral service will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday at Bethel United Methodist Church, Oakridge, NC conducted by Rev. Daniel V. Miller. Burial will be in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Oakridge, NC.

Larence Calvin "Larry" Dobbs
Formerly of Union

Mr. Larence Calvin "Larry" Dobbs, age 44, formerly of Union, husband of Myra Latham Dobbs of 112 Oak Drive, Greer, SC died Monday, January 29, 2007 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Dobbs was born in Orlando, FL September 3, 1962, a son of Polly Dobbs Haney of Union and was employed with Hayssen in Duncan. Mr. Dobbs was a member of Pebble Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his mother is a daughter, Marian Hope Dobbs of the home.

Memorial services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at Pebble Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, SC conducted by Rev. Chuck Leonard.

 

 



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