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July 2011

July 28, 2011

Sarah Frances Koon Long
Jonesville, S.C.

Mrs. Sarah Frances Koon Long, age 85, wife of William Long, of 2617 Meansville Rd., Union, passed away, Thursday July 28, 2011 at her home.

Mrs. Long was born in Union Co., in the Santuck community, August 3, 1925, a daughter of the late Samuel and Gustie Gregory Koon. She was a member of Jonesville United Methodist Church and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Surviving in addition to her husband of 65 years, are a daughter: Ann Murphy and husband R.D. of Union; a son: James W. Long and wife Donna of Jonesville; a sister: Sallie K. Jones of Union; 12 grandchildren: Amy A. Jarrett, Steve Austin, Tanya L. Woodward, Jamie L. Chapman, Shawn Murphy, Sarah M. Cobb, Sara Beth L. Wright; Donald E. Long, Jr., Charlie Long, Will Long, Patrick Long and Bailey Long; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Long was predeceased by a daughter: Hilda L. Austin, two sons: William F. Long and Donald E. Long, Sr., and a brother: Wesley Koon.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Wayne Cook, Rev. Dr. Jim Ivey and Rev. David Caughman.

Visitation will be held from 6:30 until 8:00 PM Friday evening at the Holcombe’s Jonesville Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of S.C., Union Unit, 408 N. Duncan By-Pass Suite 6, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home, 2617 Meansville Rd., Union, SC.

Mabel Greer Bogan
West Springs Community

Mrs. Mabel Greer Bogan, age 89 of 125 Furman Drive, Jonesville, SC, widow of Dupre Bogan, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her home.

Mrs. Bogan was born in Union, SC October 30, 2011, a daughter of the late Benjamin Giles Greer and Emma Lawson Greer. She was formerly employed with Graham Cash in Union. Mrs. Bogan was a member of Bogansville United Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday School Teacher; a member of the United Methodist Women and a choir member for over fifty-five years.

Surviving are a daughter, Judy Fowler and husband Harold; a son, Johnny Bogan and wife Agnes all of West Springs; a sister, Mary G. Smith of Union; a sister-in-law, Theo Bogan Hill of West Springs; four grandchildren: Amelia B. Hart, Andy Bogan, Kristin F. McDowell, Darren Fowler and David Fowler and twelve great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bogan was predeceased by five sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Gary Peterson and Rev. Dr. Joseph Smith.

Active pallbearers will be Andy Bogan, Frank Hart, Darren Fowler, David Fowler, Eddie McDowell and Justin McDowell. The following are asked to serve as Honorary Pallbearers: nephews of Mr. & Mrs. Dupre Bogan, Larry Bennett, nurses and staff of Piedmont Hospice and members of Mary Sue Keith Sunday School Class.

Visitation will be held 1:15-2:45 PM Saturday in the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4052 Buffalo West Springs Hwy, Jonesville, SC 29353.

The family is at the home of her son, Johnny and Agnes Bogan, 219 Bogan Rd., West Springs Community, Jonesville.

July 27, 2011

Rosemary “Rosie” Wix
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Rosemary Michelle “Rosie” Lee Wix, age 21 of 3439 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy, Buffalo, SC died Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Wix was born in Union, SC July 6, 1990, a daughter of Charles Lee, Sr. and Brenda Roe Lee Davis of Buffalo. She was employed with McDonalds of Union. Mrs.Wix was a loving daughter, sister and mother.

Surviving in addition to her parents are a daughter, Shandi Marie Wix of the home; husband, Chad Wix of Jonesville; a sister, Vicki Toney and husband Rolph of Buffalo; five brothers: Clint Lee and wife Brooke, Preston J. Lee and wife Marti all of Union, Charles Lee, Jr and wife Dovie, Mike Lee and wife Phyllis and Chris Lee all of Buffalo; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 22, 2011 at SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Ricky Cook. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Christopher Lee, Chad Lawson, Frank Toney, Jesse Lawson, Steve Judy and Chris Lawson. The employees and staff of McDonalds of Union are asked to sit in a group.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Rosie Lee Wix Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.

The family is a t the home of her brother, Mike and Phyllis Lee, 112 Sweet Water Drive, Buffalo.

July 24, 2011

Joy Engeron Todd
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Joy Engeron Todd, age 56, wife of James Todd of 250B Haywood Street, Buffalo, SC, died Friday, July 22, 2011 at her home.

Mrs. Todd was born in New Orleans July 25, 1954, a daughter of the late Anthony Engeron and Yvonne Teresa Hebert Schaubert. She was of the Catholic Faith.

Surviving two a daughters, Martha Maturin and Shelia Todd both of Buffalo; six sons: Anthony Maturin and Benjamin Maturin both of LA, Nolan Maturin and Terry Engeron both of AR, Grady Todd and James Todd, II both of Chadbourn, NC; thirty-eight grandchildren; four sisters: Donna Allaman of LA, Elaine, Oliva and Jackie Engeron all of MS; six brothers: Tony Engeron of AL, David Postoe, Galen Postoe, James "JJ" Schaubert, Jr., Michael Engeron all of LA., and Johnny Engeron; step-parents: Barbara Thomas, Rochell Postoe and James Schaubert, SR. all of LA. Mrs. Todd was predeceased by two brothers, Anthony Engeron, Jr. and Little Anthony Engeron; maternal grandparents: Martha and Benjamin Hebert and parental grandparents: Natile and Eugene Engeron. She was also predeceased in death by her first husband Nolan Maturin and his parents, Joseph and Zophil Maturin and her in-laws, Donnie and Inez Todd.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, July 25, 2011 at the SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Ricky Cook. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Little Jimmy Todd, Ben Maturin, Terry Engeron, Anthony Maturin, Nolan Maturin and David Postoe.

Visitation will be held 12:00-1:00 PM Monday in the chapel prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Joy Tod Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home, 250 B Haywood Street, Buffalo, SC 29321.

Armel Dennis Revels
Union, S.C.

Mr. Armel Dennis Revels, age 78, husband of Elizabeth V. Revels of 2418 Lockhart Hwy., Union, died Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Oakmont of Union.

Mr. Revels was born in Pacolet, SC June 16, 1933. He was a graduate of Pacolet High School and was a veteran of the United States Marines Corps. Following his military service he worked in textiles. Mr. Revels was a member of Browns Creek Baptist Church and Claudie Williams’ Sunday School Class. He was a volunteer at Wallace Thomson Hospital and was a member of the Travel Club-Union County Senior Citizens.

Surviving in addition to his wife are, a step-daughter Mary Ella Diamond of Melborne, Fla., Two stepsons, Bruce Bobo and wife Sandra of Union and Mike Vanderford and wife Patricia of Lake Greenwood, SC and one grandson Jim Diamond of Melborne, Fla.

Cryptside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 25, 2011 at Union ;Memorial Gardens Mausoleum conducted by the Rev. John Lee and the Rev. Benny Green.

The family will receive friends at Union Memorial Gardens immediately following the service.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Claudie Williams’ Sunday School Class of Browns Creek Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Browns Creek Baptist Church, 118 Browns Creek Church Road, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home.

Juanita Reynolds
Union, S.C.

Mrs. Juanita Reynolds, age 75, of 415 T. Bishop Road, Jonesville, SC., died Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Magnolia Manor, Inman, SC.

She was born in Union, SC., August 10, 1935, a daughter of the late Hoss Horne and Nannie Vanderford Horne. She was a member Philippi Baptist Church and retired from United Merchants-Union Plant.

Surviving are two daughters: Penny Walker and husband Mike and Amanda Weaver all of Union; two granddaughters: Crystal Nicole and Christina Michelle Walker; one brother: Lewis Horne and wife Mamie Lou all of Union; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Reynolds was predeceased by a son Ricky Reynolds and six brothers and five sisters.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Gilead Baptist Church conducted by Brad Goodale. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM prior to the service at Gilead Baptist Church.

Lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Juanita Reynolds memorial fund, P.O Box 293, Union, SC. 29379.

The family is at the home, 415 T. Bishop Road, Jonesville, SC. 29353.

Robert Virgil Toney
Union, S.C.

Mr. Robert Virgil Toney, age 83, husband of Virginia Hutcherson Toney, of 105 Barron Street, Union, SC., died Saturday, July 23, 2011.

Mr. Toney was born in Jefferson, GA., October 9, 1927, a son of the late Lindsey Miller Toney and Bertha Lee Toney. A US Army Veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater. In 1993, Mr. Toney retired from Cone Mills where he worked at the Carlisle Finishing Plant for more than thirty years. He was a certified master gardener through the Clemson Extension and shared the bountiful harvest from his garden with family, friends and neighbors. A member of the Church of God, he was a lay preacher and Sunday School teacher. In more recent years, he attended Westside Baptist Church now known as Crestview Baptist Church. Mr. Toney was also a member of the American Legion Post 22. Mr. Toney was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-one years, Virginia Hutcherson Toney; a son: Robert Miller Toney; granddaughter: Shannon Toney Smith and her husband Michael; grandson: Robert Paul Toney and wife Jennifer and great-grandchildren: Rachael Brianne, Samantha Marie, Charlotte Elizabeth and Cathrine Renee Toney. Mr. Toney was predeceased by five brothers: Lindsey Miller "LM" Toney, Jr., James Toney, Holbert Toney, Wilber Toney and Grady Toney; and two sisters: Mamie Upton and Nellie Willard.

Mr. Toney was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Johnny Burgess. Burial will be at Union Memorial Gardens, where there will be a brief graveside service with military honors.

Active pallbearers will be Robert Paul Toney, Randy Fleming, Randolph Lancaster, Tommy Lancaster, Steve Roark and Ricky Cooksey.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

The family is at the home.

July 22, 2011

Ruth Whitehead Fallaw
Union, SC

Ruth Whitehead Fallaw of 266 Meansville Road, Union, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, at Agape Senior of Conway. Mrs. Fallaw was born in Union on December 19, 1931, to Howard Franklin Whitehead and Evie Pruitt Whitehead. She was married to the love of her life, the late Charles Randolph Fallaw, with whom she had three children: Mary Charlotte, William Franklin, and John Harley. They were married for 48 years.

Mrs. Fallaw was a graduate of Union High School and worked with the South Carolina Department of Public Welfare, later known as the South Carolina Department of Social Services, for 41 years and retired as Chief Stenographer. She was fluent in short hand. After retirement, she volunteered for family and friends providing transportation and baking numerous items that were enjoyed by a multitude of people. She worked for a time with the Union County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She was primary care-giver for her husband after he suffered a massive stroke, allowing him to remain at home until his death in July 1998. She was a stalwart for her daughter-in-law, the Reverend Patty Griffith-Fallaw, and her family during Patty's illness and subsequent death from a recurrence of breast cancer. Mrs. Fallaw was a life-long member of Westside Baptist Church, where she was baptized and married. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church, formerly Westside Baptist Church. She was a woman of unshakable faith, determination, and offered untiring support for her husband, children, brothers, sister, and in-laws. She will be sorely missed.

Mrs. Fallaw is survived by her children, Mary Bailey, Billy and Jo Anna Fallaw, and John and Dawn Fallaw; grandchildren, Kevin and Mark Bailey, Will, Ann Morgan, and Ross Fallaw, and John Simmons and Grayson Fallaw; great grandchild, Jackson Bailey; brother, Randolph Whitehead, and sister, Minnie Lawson; and a host of loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Randy; brothers, Frank, W.H., Ben, and Ed; and daughter-in-law, the Reverend Patty Griffith-Fallaw.

Graveside service will be held in Union at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Monday, July 25, at 11:00 A.M., with the Reverend Dr. Douglas Bowling and the Reverend Josh Freeman officiating.

The family is at the home and will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews: Tommy Whitehead, Charles Whitehead, Robbie Whitehead, James Whitehead, Dennis Whitehead, and Dennis Campbell.
Memorials may be made to Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman Fendley Highway, Union, South Carolina 29379.

July 20, 2011

Melba Elizabeth Rogers
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Melba Elizabeth Lancaster Rogers, age 83, formerly of Buffalo, widow of Lee L. Rogers, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at the Agape Senior Center, Lexington, SC.

Mrs. Rogers was born in Union County, SC November 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Robert T. Lancaster and Willie Mae Lamb Lancaster. She was a graduate of West Springs High School and retired from Carlisle Finishing Plant after twenty-eight years of service. Mrs. Rogers was a member of Bogansville United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Ladies Circle; a member of the United Methodist Women and also served on the Hostess Committee.

Surviving are a son, Steve Rogers and wife Jeanie of West Columbia, SC; a sister, Ferol Youngblood and husband Ray of Buffalo; two brothers: Alvin Lancaster and wife Frances of Buffalo and Alvis Jim Lancaster and wife Peggy of Warrenville, NC; two sisters-in-law: Priscilla Lancaster of Buffalo and Gloria Gowan and husband Mickey of West Springs; a number of nieces and nephews and four loving step-daughters. Mrs. Rogers was predeceased by a brother, Donald Lancaster.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Gary Peterson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Lynn Lancaster, Mark Lancaster, Will Youngblood, Hunter Youngblood, Matthew Lancaster and Mitchell Lancaster. Members of Mary Sue Keith Sunday School Class are asked to sit in a group.

Visitation will be held 1:45-2:45 PM Saturday in the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4052 Buffalo West Springs Hwy, Jonesville, SC 29353.

The family is at their respective homes.

July 19, 2011

Frances Rivers Jenkins
Union, SC

Mrs. Frances Rivers Jenkins, 68, 1741 Tinker Creek Rd., Union, SC, widow of Ralph Thomas Jenkins, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

Mrs. Jenkins was born in Bennettsville, SC, Sept. 26, 1942, a daughter of the late Furman S. Rivers and Mary Curtis Rivers Bentley. She was a graduate of Fort Mill High School, Anderson College and Winthrop College. Mrs. Jenkins was a retired school teacher having taught at Buffalo Elementary School. She was a member of Cane Creek Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Kelly S. Jenkins of the home and Jennifer J. Jansen of Union; two sons, Richard E. Jenkins and wife Linda and their three children, Richard, William and Collin Jenkins, all of McConnells, SC, and Ralph R. Jenkins of Atlanta, Ga.; and a special family friend, Lazaro Lopez of Atlanta.

Graveside services will be held 5 p.m. Thursday, July July 21, 2011 at Cane Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the graveside immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615 or to Spartanburg Regional Hospice House, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to the American Heart Association, Memorial & Tribute Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

The family is at the home,1741 Tinker Creek Rd., Union.

July 16, 2011

Juanita O’Shields
Union, SC

Mrs. Juanita O’Shields age 88, widow of the late Francis E. O’Shields, of 705 Arthur Blvd. Union, SC died Friday July 15, 2011 at her home.

Mrs. O’Shields was born in Union a daughter of the late Allen Humphries and Alma Smith Mitchell. She retired from the textile industry and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are a daughter; Janice O. Ellis of the home, two grandsons; Francis Ellis of the home and Ron Ellis of Buffalo, SC; a great granddaughter Summer Ellis of Union and a great grandson; Tyler Ellis of Union, two sisters; Aileen Stapleton of Aiken, SC and Sandra Burns and husband Marshall of Campobello SC, a brother; Lewis Mitchell and wife Sandra of Myrtle Beach, SC, special loving friends; Sara Ellis, Donna Lawson and Devin of Union and Ronnie E. Ellis of Texas.

Mrs. O’Shields was pre-deceased by two sisters; Nell Adams and Jettie Crickard, and a brother; David Humphries.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, July 18, 2011 at First Baptist Church of Union conducted by Rev. Robert Emory and Rev. Ricky Pendleton. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Mark Burns, Dale Mitchell, Robbie Littlejohn, Jeff Littlejohn, Patrick Kelley and Tommy Littlejohn. Honorary pallbearers will be Preston Greene, Joey Littlejohn, Bobby Hicks, Eddie Harris, Bruce Littlejohn, Chris Jenkins, Thadd Strom, Lewis Mitchell, Jr. Michael Mitchell and Wendell Littlejohn.

The Bethany and Joy Sunday School Classes of First Baptist Church are ask to sit in a group.

The family will receive friends from 2:45 until 3:00 prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of SC, 408 N. Duncan By Pass Union, S.C. 29379 and First Baptist Church 405 E Main St. Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home 705 Arthur Blvd. Union.

Boyd Raymond Reardon
Lockhart, SC

Mr. Boyd Raymond Reardon, age 83 husband of Margaret Gregory Reardon, of 317 North First St. Lockhart, SC, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at his home.

Mr. Reardon was born in New Zion, SC on November 28, 1927, a son of the late Philip Bune Reardon and Mary Lorena Burns Reardon.

A veteran of the Korean Conflict, Mr. Reardon was a supervisor with Milliken Lockhart Plant. He was a member of Lockhart Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and Adult Sunday School teacher. He was a member of the Lockhart Fire Department.

Mr. Reardon was an avid hunter and golfer and enjoyed gardening.

Surviving in addition to his wife Margaret are a son; Keith Reardon and wife Kim of Union, a daughter; Norma Bickley and husband Les of Chapin, SC, He was a devoted grandfather to his granddaughter Kira Reardon. Also surviving are a brother; Carroll Reardon of Walterboro, SC and a sister; Nell Welsh of Goose Creek, SC.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday July 17, 3011 at Lockhart Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale and Rev. Steve Lemons. Burial will follow in Union Memorial Gardens.

Nephews will serve as active pallbearers. Members of the Adult Sunday School Class are asked to sit in a group to form the honorary escort.

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

Memorials may be made to Harmony Hospice, 708 S. Suite J, Duncan By Pass, Union, SC, Lockhart Presbyterian Church, 393 Lockhart Dr. Lockhart, SC 29321 or Philippi Baptist Church, 327 Philippi Church Rd., Union, SC 29379.

The family wound like to express a special thanks to Harmony Hospice, Margaret Braddock, Pat Gibson and Pam Autry.

The family is at the home 317 North First St. Lockhart, 29321.

July 15, 2011

Roberta F. Watkins
Union, S.C.

Mrs. Roberta Foster Watkins, age 92, widow of Henry Clay Watkins, of 206 Spruce St., Union, passed away Friday, July 15, 2011 at Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg.

Mrs. Watkins was born in Union, November 6, 1918, a daughter of the late Robert Ernest Foster and O.B. Brannon Foster. She was a graduate of Union High School and attended Limestone College. Mrs. Watkins served as secretary at the First Presbyterian Church for many years and worked along side her husband at Watkins Marine and Equipment. She also worked for the Girls Scouts and was involved with the Welcome Wagon of Union Co.

Surviving are a daughter: Gail Dinkins and husband Andrew of Clemmons, NC; a son: Tommy Watkins and companion Patsy Willard of Union; two sisters: Mamie LeFevre of St. Angelo, TX and Betty Ready of Columbia; one brother: Bob Foster and wife Beth of Edisto Island; a brother-in-law: Ken Fujishiro and wife Daisy of Lansdowne, VA; three grandchildren: Mark Dinkins and wife Laura of Mocksville, NC, Clay Watkins of Dillon and Casey Watkins and wife Monica of Union; and 5 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Watkins was predeceased by a sister: Jane Fujishiro

Funeral services will held 4:00 PM Sunday, July 17, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Robert Alexander. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2:45 until 3:45 PM Sunday in the church parlor prior to the service.

Memorials may be to Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Dr., Spartanburg, S.C. 29303.

The family will be at the home 206 Spruce St., Union.

July 14, 2011

Barry Keith Thompson
Union, S.C.

Mr. Barry Keith Thompson, age 47, husband of Jackie McFalls Thompson of 125 Hoyt Dr. Union, passed away Monday, July 11, 2011.

Mr. Thompson was born in Union, October 1, 1963, a son of Carrie Mae Brewington Thomspon of Buffalo and the late Jackie Earl Thompson, Sr. He was employed with Milliken Co., Cedar Hill Plant and was a member of Jonesville Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a daughter: Caitlyn Thompson; three sons: Matthew Thompson and Andrew Thompson all of the home and Bradley Thompson and wife Jessica of Buffalo; one sister: Tammy T. Beason and husband Jimmy of Rutherfordton, NC; one brother: Jackie Earl Thompson, Jr. of Buffalo; his first grandchild, a little girl, on the way and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Ralph Brown and Rev. Brad Goodale. Burial will be in Jonesville Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Gene West, George Parks, Danny Davis, Scotty Vaughan, Rick Thompson and Freddie Harris.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 until 3:00 PM prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jonesville Baptist Church, "In memory of Keith Thompson", P.O. Box 279, Jonesville, SC 29353.

The family will be at the home of his mother, Carrie Mae Thompson, 160 Duncan Ave., Buffalo.

July 13, 2011

Marie Q. Heatherly
Buffalo S.C.

Mrs. Marie Quinn Heatherly, age 89, widow of S.J. Heatherly, formerly of 3431 Buffalo West Springs Hwy., passed away, Wednesday, July 13. 2011 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home after a period of declining health.

Mrs. Heatherly was born in Spartanburg, September 25, 1921, a daughter of the late Claude and Ollie Kimbrell Quinn. She was retired from Dan River Mills and was a member of West Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters: Judy Adams and husband George of Union and Linda West and husband Bobby of Buffalo; two sons: Ronald Heatherly and wife Sarah of Jonesville and Marty Heatherly and wife Kathy of Union; two sisters: Veral Barfield and Myrtle Pruitt and husband Willie all of Union; 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Heatherly was predeceased by a granddaughter, Tina Frost and a great-granddaughter: Hunter Bright, five sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, July 15, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Broadus Heatherly and Rev. Ricky Cook. Burial will be in West Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Johnny Adams, Joey Adams, Hunter Williford, Kenneth Howell, Aaron Heatherly, T. J. Roberts, and Shawn Haney.

Visitation will be held 7:00 until 9:00 PM Thursday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marie Q. Heatherly Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.

The family will be at the home of her son, Ronald and Sarah Heatherly, 870 Lee Rd., Jonesville, or at the home of her daughter, Judy and George Adams, 191 Pasture Dr., Union.

July 12, 2011

Dennis Eugene Cady
Union, SC

Mr. Dennis Eugene Cady, age 53, husband of Donna Gregory Cady, of 3080 Jonesville-Lockhart Highway, Union, died suddenly, Monday, July 11, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Cady was born in Norfolk, VA, June 25, 1958, a son of Ollie D. Cleveland Cady Butts of Roundo, SC, and the late Ernest Joseph Cady. He was a heavy equipment mechanic and a member of Philippi Baptist Church. Mr. Cady was also a member of the NRA, an avid Harley Davidson motorcyclist and an artist.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter: Stephanie Cady, of Union; a son: Dennis Milsap of Summerville; three grandchildren: Shyann Jones reared in the home, Tia Jones and Ty Jones, II; a stepson: Ty Jones of Buffalo; a stepfather: William H. Butts of Roundo, SC; three brothers: Ernest Joseph "EJ" Cady and wife Sandra of Charleston, David Duane Cady of Dallas, and Timothy Allen Cady and wife Janie Reane of Tampa, FL; a niece: Taylor Nichole Cady of Tampa; and three nephews: Daniel Duane Cady, Joseph Curren Cady, both of Beaumont, TX, and Bryce Allen Cady of Tampa.

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at Philippi Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale.

Memorials may be made to the NRA Office of Advancement, RE: Memorial Donations, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA, 22030.

The family is at the home, 3080 Jonesville-Lockhart Highway, Union.

July 11, 2011

Harold Gene Wix
Jonesville, S.C.
Retired from Highway Patrol

Harold Gene Wix, 76, husband of Sylvia Hughes Wix, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Mr. Wix was born in Union County, S.C., and was predeceased by his parents, Veston and Lillian Harris Wix and his first wife, Judy Knox Wix. Mr. Wix was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was retired from the South Carolina Highway Patrol. He also served in the United States Air Force.

Mr.Wix was a faithful servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He enjoyed Baptist lay ministry by teaching and preaching the Word of God for more than 40 years. A talented musician, Mr.Wix was well- known for playing his beloved banjo.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Rhonda Black and husband, Al, of Union; a son, Darron Wix of Jonesville; two stepsons, Jay Duke of Florence and Ben Duke and wife Chris of Hickory, N.C.; grandchildren: Maranda, Eric, Kristie, Kayla, Matthew, Andrew, Cameron, Addison and Charlotte; his stepmother, Wilma Wix; and sister, Doris Wix.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Holcombe’s Jonesville Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at Holcombe’s Jonesville Chapel, conducted by Dr. Edward McAbee. Burial will be in Jonesville Memorial Gardens with S.C. Highway Patrol Honors.

Memorials may be made to Prophecy in the News, P.O. Box 7000, Oklahoma City, OK 73153.

The family members are at their respective homes.

July 06, 2011

Haywood "Woody" Robertson, Jr.
Union, SC

Mr. Haywood W. "Woody" Robertson, Jr. age 55, husband of Terri Stevens Robertson of 111 Jenkins Street, Union, SC went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Robertson was born in Union County, SC October 22, 1955, a son of the late Haywood W. Robertson, Sr and Virginia Arthur Robertson. He was a 1974 graduate of Union High School and had attended college. He was formerly employed with Conso Products, Bilo, Union Daily Times and Holcombe Funeral Home. Mr. Robertson was a former member of S.C. National Guard - Union Unit for twenty-two years and attended Bethel United Methodist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Stacey Cochran and husband Chris of Jonesville; a mother-in-law, Betty Stevens of Union; two grandchildren: Taryn Alyssa Cochran and Camryn Paige Cochran both of Jonesville; a sister-in-law, Sharon Stevens of Union; a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Friday, July 8, 2011 at SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Ricky Cook and Rev. Robert Chapman. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Jim Arthur, Robert Arthur, Tim McNeace, Mac McNeace, William Earl Sprouse, Curtis Plexico, Jeff McNeace and James Grice. The staff of Holcombe Funeral Home will serve as the honorary escort.

Visitation will be held 6:30-8:30 PM Thursday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Air Conditioning Fund, 1705 Lockhart Hwy, Union, SC 29379 or to Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund, 915 S. Pinckney Street, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home 111 Jenkins Street, Union.

July 04, 2011

Talmadge Bobo
Union S.C.

Mr. Talmadge Bobo, age 72, husband of Judy Sprouse Bobo of 101 Sprouse St., Union, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

Mr. Bobo was born in Union, October 23, 1938, a son of the late Roy and Anna Mae Ingle Bobo. He retired from Cone Mill, Carlisle Finishing Plant and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Gayle Bobo of Clinton and Renee Calhoun and husband Wayne of Buffalo; three sons: Timbo Bobo of Union, Johnny Bobo and James Sprouse both of McCormick; a nephew: Scotty O’Shields of Union; a special caregiver: Victoria ; 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Mr. Bobo was predeceased by a sister Norma O’Shields.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Robert Branch. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Wade, Roger Wade, Frank Bishop, Robin Price, Robert Calhoun and Jeff Gabnoa.

Visitation will be held 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 700 Plaza Dr., Suite N, Clinton, SC 29325 or to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, #A, Greenville, SC 29615.

The family would like to express a special thank you Dr. Gerald Fielder, Dr. E. Yirenkyi and the nurses and staff of Wallace Thomson Hospital ICU, and Harmony Care Hospice.

The family will be at the home 101 Sprouse St., Union, SC.

July 03, 2011

Dennis H. Stevens
West Springs, S.C.

Mr. Dennis H. Stevens age 71, husband of Joan White Stevens of 5021 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy., went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 3, 2011 after an extended illness.

Mr. Stevens was born and raised in the West Springs community, November 8, 1939, a son of the late Henry and Jaynell Hyatt Stevens. He was a graduate of Jonesville High School and retired from Lancaster Paints. Mr. Stevens had formerly worked with the SC Dept of Transportation and was a member of Bogansville United Methodist Church, where he had served on the cemetery committee. He was a life time Mason, a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans - States Rights Camp and was very active in the West Springs community.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son: Tim Stevens and wife Rhonda; a sister: Donna Edens and husband Robert; a granddaughter: Andrea Stevens and friend Wells Allen all of West Springs; a brother-in-law: Tommy Cunningham of Jonesville and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Stevens was predeceased by a sister: Yvonne S. Cunningham, and a brother: Gerald Stevens.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Gary Peterson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Wayne Henderson, Billy Lawson, Ronnie Lawson, David Miller, Tommy Cunningham and Robert Edens.

Mr. Stevens’ nephews and special friends, Charlie Vinson, Larry West, Marshall Bogan and Roger Hyatt are asked to serve as the honorary escort.

Visitation will be held 7:00 until 9:00 PM Monday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 4052 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy., Jonesville, SC 29353 or to Regional Home Care Hospice, 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is at the home, 5021 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy., Pauline, SC 29374.

July 02, 2011

Jessie Mae Inman Jolly
Union, SC

Mrs. Jessie Mae Inman Jolly, age 88, formerly of Lockhart, widow of Dean Jolly, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Oakmont Nursing Home.

Mrs. Jolly was born in Union Co., September 18, 1922 a daughter of the late Joe and Corrine Sanders Inman. She retired from Ellen Sagar Nursing Home as a nurses aide and was a member of Mt. Joy Baptist Church. Mrs. Jolly was first married to the late W.K. Eaves.

Surviving are a nephew: Larry Inman and friend Dorothy Sutton of Jonesville; two great-nieces: Monica Inman Watkins of Union and Alaina Inman of Jonesville; two great-great nephews: A.J. Inman and Cohen Watkins; and several other nieces and nephews. Mrs. Jolly was predeceased by a sister: Nellie Ruth Burgess and three brothers: Reuben, Robert and Odell Inman.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Steve Lemons. Visitation will be held at the cemetery immediately following the services.

The family will be at the home of her nephew, Larry Inman, 339 Holcombe Circle, Jonesville.

July 01, 2011

Clara Bobo Ward
Union, SC

Mrs. Clara Bobo Ward, age 83, widow of James E “Buck” Ward, Sr., went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Oakmont of Union.

Mrs. Ward was born in Cross Keys, SC October 8, 1927, a daughter of the late Elmer Bobo and Kate Stevens Bobo. She was a graduate of Cross Anchor High School and was a member of Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church.Mrs. Ward retired from Conso Products.

Surviving are a son, Bucky Ward of Union; two brothers: Bill Bobo and wife Kate of Laurens and Frank Bobo of Union; two sisters-in-law: Dot Bobo and Eloise Wilson both of Union; a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ward was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Robert Branch. Burial will be in the Church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Paul Edwards, Frank Bobo, Jr, Steve Bobo, John Bobo, Jimmy Cheek and Dan Burnett. The staff and nurses of Harmony Care Hospice and Dr Yanetti are asked to sit in a group.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 700 Plaza Drive, Suite N, Clinton, SC 29325 or to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 951, Union, SC 29379.

Visitation will be held in the church social hall after the services.

The family is at the home, 717 W Main Street, Union.

 

 



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