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September 2011

September 27, 2011

Shirley A. Ramsey
Santuck Community

Mrs. Shirley Austin Ramsey, 75 of Senate Street, Union went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:03 PM surrounded by her family and friends after a long illness.

Mrs. Ramsey was born in Union on May 20, 1936, a daughter of the late Lizzie Ruth Austin. She retired from Conso Products and was a member of New Life Baptist Church where she was a member of the Young at Heart Sunday School Class. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Ramsey is survived by two daughters: Darnell R. Ponder (Maxie) of Buffalo and Tammie R. Lovelace (Ted) of Union; a son, Francis Ramsey (Cathy) with whom she made her home; five grandchildren: Tracey T. Bevis (Dennis), Scott Turner (Tonya), Wendy R. Rector (Jack), Julie R. Murphy (Matt), Roman Walker (Emily); eight great-grandchildren: Michael Conejo, Dustin Turner, Trey Bevis, Katie Turner, Reid Bevis, Jay Rector, Eli Rector and Breeland Walker; two step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Ramsey was predeceased by a grandson, Jason Ramsey and a sister, June A. Martin.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM today at New Life Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Robert Branch. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Mrs. Ramsey’s grandsons and great-grandsons will service as pallbearers, Scott Turner, Roman Walker, Michael Conejo, Dustin Turner, Roger Turner and Mark Walker. Members of Mrs. Ramsey’s Sunday School Class are asked to sit in a group along with the Staff of Harmony Care Hospice, Rhonda LeMaster, Dianne Kendricks, Allison Williams, Diane Horn and Danny Inman. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ricky Wix, Steve Crumbly, Gibby Arthur, Curly Carter and Leo Henderson..

Mrs. Ramsey will be placed in the church 2:00 PM today to await the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 708 Duncan ByPass, Suite J, Union, SC 29379.

The family would like to thank Harmony Care Hospice for their loving care and support they gave their mother and grandmother.

The family is at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Francis and Cathy Ramsey, 248 Senate Street, Santuck Community, Union.

September 22, 2011

Irene Estes Nave
Union, SC

Mrs. Irene Estes Nave, age 75 of 259 Brown’s Creek Rd., Union, SC, widow of Harvey Nave, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Nave was born in Union, SC March 15, 1936, a daughter of the late John F. Estes and Jessie Mae Corder Estes. She was a graduate of Lockhart High School and Cherokee Nursing School. Mrs. Nave retired from Wallace Thomson Hospital after forty plus years of service and was a member of Philippi Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Joy Smith and husband Jason of Union; a son, John Nave and wife Caroline of Greenwood; three grandsons: Ryder Smith, Carson Nave and Camden Nave and a special cousin, Carrie Mae Thompson of Buffalo.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Philippi Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Brad Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Jackie Thompson, Justin Littlejohn, Jordan Smith and Jimmy Beason.

Visitation will be held 1:00-2:00 PM Saturday in the church prior to the service.

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

The family is at the home, 259 Brown’s Creek Rd., Union, SC.

Grace L. Cavender
Union, SC

Mrs. Grace L.Cavender, age 79 of 629 Rice Avenue Ext., Apt 7A, Union, widow of William Arthur Cavender, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Spartanburg Restorative Care.

Mrs. Cavender was born in Lockhart, SC March 13, 1932, a daughter of the late Rev. L.D. Revis and Eula Pack Revis. She had attended Union County Schools; was a member of Union County Senior Citizens and was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are a daughter, Cindy Hayes and special friend Dan Tumblin of Laurens; two sons: Danny Cavender and wife Pam and Steve Cavender all of Union; three sisters: Linda Carol Wilburn of Union, Doris Harrison and husband Jack of Boiling Springs and Louise Smith of Union; two brothers:Roy Revis of Spartanburg and Harold Revis of Union; four grandchildren: Nikki Harris and husband James, Chrystal Todd and husband Daniel, Andrew Cavender all of Union and Billy Cavender of Gastonia, NC and two great-grandchildren: Luke Harris and Cameron Todd. Mrs. Cavender was predeceased by a son, William B. “Bucky” Cavender and two brothers, Maxie Revis and Charles Revis.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Covenant Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ray Harold Belue. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held 7:00-9:00 PM Friday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.

The family is at the home of her son, Danny and Pam Cavender, 291 Hidden Forest Drive, Union.

September 21, 2011

Betty D. Bledsoe
Union, SC

Mrs. Betty D. Bledsoe, age 78, of 100 Bobo Street, Union, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

Mrs. Bledsoe was born March 7, 1933 in Union, a daughter of the late Douglas and Mary O’Shields Davis. She retired from United Merchants Buffalo Plant and was a member of Brown’s Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Bledsoe was first married to the late Orvel Henry Lawson and later to the late Glenn Bledsoe.

Surviving are two sons; Mike Lawson of the home and Henry Lawson, Jr. and wife Charlotte of Turkey, NC; a sister, Elizabeth Inman of Whitmire; a granddaughter, Misty Lawson reared in the home of Union. Mrs. Bledsoe was pre-deceased by a son, Joseph “Joe” Lawson and three brothers, Ed, Lewis, and Douglas Davis, Jr.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, September, 23, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Robert Jarvis. Burial will follow at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

The family will be at the home of her son, Mike Lawson, 100 Bobo Street, Union.

Patsy Ann Davis
Nebo, NC

Ms. Patsy Ann Davis, age 46, wife of Augustine Roblies, of 50 Eerie Drive, Nebo, NC, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at McDowell Hospital.

Ms. Davis was born November 11, 1965 in Union, SC, a daughter of Ms. Polly Ann Champion and the late James Robert Davis. She was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church, where she was baptized in 1974. Ms. Davis was a graduate of Union High School and attended Spartanburg Technical College and Nursing School in North Carolina. She was formerly a long haul truck driver and previously worked with Autumn Care in North Carolina, caring for the elderly.

Surviving in addition to her husband of 20 years are two daughters: Casey Lynn Damouth of Kentucky and Amber Dawn Nelson of Florida; her step-parents, James Monroe and Nancy Smith of Union, SC; two sisters, Sherry Kirby and Candice Davis Helms both of Union, SC; her maternal grandparent, Harold and Corrie Vaughan of Buffalo, SC; six grandchildren, Cheyenne Champion, Joshua Damouth, Selina Damouth, Jayden Ramos, Aliyah Ramos, Brianna Ramos, and expecting one more. Ms.

Davis is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was pre-deceased by her paternal grandparents Fred and Darnelle Davis.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 23, 2011, at 3:00 PM at Fairforest Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Allen Gregory and Rev. Robert Branch. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers are, Robbie Gregory, Hunter Kirby, Kenny Puckett, Richie Kirby, Jeffrey Helms, Jeremy Ivey, Randy Gregory, and Zane Phillips.

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

Memorials may be made to Fairforest Baptist Church, 1917 Jonesville Hwy, Union, SC 29379.

The family will be at the home of her mother, Polly Ann Champion, 900 W. Main Street, Union, SC 29379.

September 20, 2011

Dorothy Robinson
Jonesville, S.C.

Mrs. Dorothy Thompson Robinson, age 64, widow of Harold Wilson Robinson, of 1095 Gaffney Hwy., Jonesville, passed away Monday, September 19, 2011.

Mrs. Robinson was born in Union, February 27, 1947 a daughter of the late Ed and Pearl Horne Thompson. She was a graduate of Jonesville High School and had formerly worked with her daughter independently hanging wall paper.

Surviving are three daughters: Stephanie Robinson of the home, Penny Meilinger and husband Mike of Simpsonville and Jill Madden and husband Chris, (Major S.C. Highway Patrol) of Lancaster; two sisters: Louise Grady and Shirley Lancaster both of Union; four brothers: Harold Loyd Thompson, Eddie Thompson, Jr., and Ralph Thompson all of Union and Fred Thompson of Aiken; 7 grandchildren: Summer Madden, Jackson Madden, Brittany Lining and husband Nathanael, Kilian Meilinger, Roman Meilinger, Kyra Meilinger and Eric Meilinger. Mrs. Robinson was predeceased by a brother, Bobby Lee Thompson.

Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Jonesville Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Randy Burgess.

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

September 18, 2011

Noah Turner
Union, S.C.

Mr. Noah Thomas Turner, age 79, husband of Rebecca Ann Davis Turner of 121 Bird St., Union, SC., died Saturday, September 17, 2011.

Mr. Turner was born in Jonesville, SC March 9, 1932, a son of the late George Washington Turner, Sr. And Bertha Patterson Turner. He was a member of the Greater Union Church and a veteran of the National Guards. Mr. Turner was retired fro the City of Union as a truck driver.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Kathy Heatherly and husband Marty of the home and Rhonda Benton and husband Jerry "Butch" of Union; three sons: William Thomas Turner and wife Ann, Eddie Wayne Turner and wife Tracy all of Buffalo and Michael Ray Turner and wife Dianne of Union; two sisters: Virgina Burgess and Hazel Millwood both of Jonesville; two brothers: George Washington Turner, Jr. and Loyld Turner, both of Jonesville; eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Mr. Turner was pre-deceased by three grandchildren: William Thomas Turner, Jr., Amanda Lynn Turner and Timothy Mark Lawson, Jr., one sister: Myrtle Keith, two brothers: Harold Dean Turner and John Lofton Turner.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at The Greater Union Church conducted by Dr. John Cody and Rev. Roger Estes. Burial will be at Rosemont Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Ricky Black, Jim Russell, Andrew Wilson, Sean Stafford, Albert Roark, James Bramlett, Ronnie Small, and Ronnie Frost. Members of the Senior Class are ask to sit in a group.

Mr. Jones will be placed at the home, 121 Bird St., Union, SC. 29379, where the family will receive friends Monday night.

Memorials may be made to The Noah Turner Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.

September 16, 2011

William A. Jones
Columbia, SC

Mr. William A."Bill" Jones, age 88, of Columbia, SC entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 16, 2011 at Richland Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by the Rev. Jerry McGee.

Born August 15, 1923, in Greenville, he was the son of the late Clarence S. And Julia Ammons Jones. Preceding him in death were sisters, Margaret, Ethel and Betty and brothers, C.B., R.M., Clarence and Claude Jones. He was a member of Cleveland Heights Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida.

Mr. Jones served in the Army during World War II. He retired as a car salesman.

Left behind to cherish his memories are his wife of 50 years, Margaret Ann Gunning Jones; sons, Kenneth E. (Cheryl) Beard of Irmo, SC and Steve Beard of Cummings, Georgia; three granddaughters, Sharon Lindler, Stephanie VanDyke and Karan Willetts; and four great-grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

The family will receive friends after the graveside service at Union Memorial Gardens. The family will be at the home of Vickie Ann Allison, 307 Lakeview Heights, Union, SC.

The family would like to graciously thank the staff of Richland Memorial Hospital for their compassionate medical care given during his illness. Your kindnesses are deeply appreciated.

September 15, 2011

Elenior Jeanette Ashley Nations
York, SC

Our beloved Mother, Maw-Maw, Granma Jeanette Nations, age 69, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House of Rock Hill.

Ms. Nations was the daughter of the late Samuel Ashley and Phyllis Martin Ashley and was a member of Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Debra McCoin; two sons: Wayne Nations and wife Cathy and Wade Nations; four sisters: Sienne Wilson, Dallas Griffith, Brenda Hill and Mildred Phillips; eight granddaughters and five great-grandsons. Ms. Nations was predeceased by a son, Eric Nations, a sister and six brothers.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Mike Goodwin. Burial will be in the Lockhart Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Scott Nations, Tony Lawson, Allen Leary, Todd Leary, Shane Allen and Beany Inman.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

The family is at the home of her son, Wayne and Cathy Nations, 114 Railroad Drive, Union.

September 13, 2011

Abigail Elizabeth Campbell
Boiling Springs, S.C.

Abigail Elizabeth Campbell, infant daughter of Jay and Melanie Goings Campbell of 260 Heather Glen Dr., Boiling Springs SC, passed away, Tuesday, September 13, 2011. Abigail was born in Spartanburg, May 22, 2011. She was an inspiration to many and touched the lives of all who loved her.

She is also survived by her sister: Pressley Ann Campbell of the home; her maternal grandparents: George and Linda Goings of Union; her paternal grandparents: Tommy and Ann Campbell of Woodruff; a maternal great-grandmother: Margaret Culclasure of Woodruff; her aunts and uncles: Molly and Lane Barker of Greenville and Robert and Rebecca Goings of Columbia. Abigail was predeceased by her great-grandparents: Robert and Merle Crocker, Fred and Julia Goings, James Culclasure and John Hugh and Ruby Campbell.

Funeral services will be held 4:30 PM Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Nazareth Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Steve Wise, Rev. David Sutton and Rev. Bob Gant. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Robert Goings, Lane Barker, Tyler Crocker, and Benjamin Crocker. Physicians, Nurses and Staff of the NICU and PICU of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center are as to sit in a group.

The family will receive friends in the church following the committal service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Abigail Elizabeth Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Spartanburg County School District 6 Offices, 1390 Cavalier Way, Roebuck, SC, 29376 (Scholarship money to be held at The Spartanburg County Foundation) or to the Westminister Presbyterian Day School, 309 Fernwood Dr., Spartanburg, SC, 29307.

The family will be at the home, 260 Heather Glen Dr., Boiling Springs, SC, 29316.

Dorothy W. Dickinson
Union, S.C.

Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Watters Dickinson, age 86, widow of Horace Brice Dickinson, of 132 Conley Circle, Union, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mrs. Dickinson was born in Chester Co. Pennsylvania, September 28, 1924 a daughter of the late Elmer and Margaret Morrison Watters. She was a member of Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church and was formerly employed as Office Manager with Fast Phil’s Corp.

Surviving are three daughters: Gail Karcanes of Union; Joyce Stine of Chester Ssprings, PA, and Geraldine Brown of Wilmington, DE; a brother: Ralph Watters of Downingtown, PA; a special niece: Faye Trego of Rileyville, VA; 13 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dickinson was predeceased by a daughter: Judith DeLozier and a great-grandson: Phillip Brice Karcanes.

Funeral services will be held 12:30 PM Friday, September 16, 2011 at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Carrol Caldwell.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 12:30 PM prior to the services in the church.

Memorials may be made to Gentiva Service and Total Care Home Health, 1261 S. Duncan ByPass, Union, SC, 29379.

The family is at the home of her daughter: Gail Karcanes, 163 Conley Circle, Union, SC.

Christine Hart Dobson
Union, SC

Mrs. Christine Hart Dobson, age 96 of 400 Springdale Drive Union died Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Hospice of Laurens. Mrs. Dobson was married seventy years to the late William Burlin Dobson. She was formerly of 104 Pinewood Drive, Lyman and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Dobson was born in Greer, SC September 8, 1915, a daughter of Merlin Hart and Georgia Stewart Hart. She was the oldest member of First Baptist Church of Duncan and was active as long as her health permitted. Mrs. Dobson was a devoted wife, loving mother and friend.

Surviving are a daughter, Rebecca Wilson and husband Larry of Union; a granddaughter, Mary Kelley Wilson of Pacolet; a grandson, Joel L. Wilson of Denver, NC; three great-grandchildren: Laurin N. Wilson and her significant other, Matthew S. Antol both of Anderson, Peyton Caroline Wilson and Parker Graham Wilson both of Denver, NC.

Mrs. Dobson was predeceased by a sister, Martha H. Blackwell.

Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM Friday, September 16, 2011 at Wood Memorial Park, 863 Gap Creek Rd., Duncan, conducted by Rev.Benny Green.

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

Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 708 S. Duncan Bypass, Union, SC 29379 or to the First Baptist Church of Duncan, 103 E. Main Street, Duncan, SC 29334.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Rebecca and Larry Wilson, 400 Springdale Drive, Union.

September 12, 2011

Pearl B. Cook
Union, SC

Mrs. Pearl Black Cook of Rock Hill, formerly of Chester, SC and Union, SC, passed away on September 11, 2011, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Cook was born on August 2, 1925, in Monarch, SC to the late Hayes C. and Bertha Childers Black. She was a graduate of Lockhart High School, a member of Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church where she served for many years as a Sunday School Teacher, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, and sang in the choir, and attended Christ Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill. She retired from Her Majesty Industries. She spent her retirement years working in her gardens and was an avid Scrabble player.

She is survived by one son, Jimmie H. Cook and wife Susan, of Fleming Island, FL; two daughters, Joyce Cook Mincey of Rock Hill, and Sharon Cook of Rock Hill and her fiancé David Watkins of Stanley, NC; two grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, four step-great grandchildren, and two step-great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Beulah Black Barbee of Greensboro, NC; and several loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, James H. Cook; three brothers, Fred Black, Carl Black, and Tommie Black; and one sister, Eva Black.

The family will receive friends at Holcombe Funeral Home in Union, SC on from 6PM to 8PM on Tuesday, September 13, 2011. Services will be held at Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church, 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 14, 2011 conducted by Rev. Brian Bishop and Rev. Michael Dixon. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC, 29731; Christ Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1070 Gold Hill, Road, Fort Mill, SC, 29715; or Lockhart Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 329, Lockhart, SC 29364.

September 11, 2011

Karin Flowers Knox
Union, SC

Mrs. Karin Flowers Knox, age 60, widow of William C. Knox, Jr. of 1508 Pineland Rd. Union, SC died Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Knox was born in Union, January 4, 1951, a daughter of the late James Puckett and Joyce Pridemore Morris. A member of Fairforest Baptist Church, she was a homemaker.

Mrs. Knox is survived by a daughter; Gena Knox Webber and a son; Brian Knox both of the home, a brother; Kerry Flowers of Union and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Fairforest Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Allen Gregory. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will received friends from 7:00 until 9:00 PM Monday, September 12, 2011, at the funeral home.

The family is at the home 1508 Pineland Rd. Union, SC 29379

Joan F. Latham
Buffalo, SC

Mrs. Joan F. Latham, age 77, widow of Melvin Latham, of 202 Pine St., Buffalo, SC, died Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mrs. Latham was born in Buffalo, SC, October 20, 1933, a daughter of the late Rev. Howard Fisher and Lois Ingle Fisher. A member of New Hope Baptist Church, she was a homemaker.

Surviving are a daughter; Denise Alexander and husband Paul, of Buffalo; a son; Dale Latham and wife Anita of Union, three sisters; Madge Billings and husband Robbie of Duncan, Kim Gardler and husband Mike of Buffalo, and Cindy Fisher of Monarch, five brothers;, Clint Fisher and wife Sherry of Monarch, Buddy Fisher, Darrell Fisher,and Charles Fisher and wife Guinn all of Buffalo and Terry Fisher and wife Joye of Spartanburg, six grandchildren and five great- grandchildren .

Mrs. Latham was pre deceased by a daughter; Duane Comer and a son ; William David Latham.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, September 12, 2011 at the S. R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Johnny Burgess. Burial will follow at Rosemont cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM at the funeral home prior to the service.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Denise And Paul Alexander 218 Bailey Rd. Buffalo, SC 29321.

September 10, 2011

Walter Wilson, Jr.
Jonesville, SC

Mr. Walter Wilson, Jr. age 80, husband of Betty Burgess Wilson of 408 B. Street Jonesville, SC died Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Oakmont of Union.

Mr. Wilson was born in Newberry, SC, October 23, 1930, a son of the late Walter Wilson, Sr. and Alice Mitchell Wilson. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Mr. Wilson retired from Ford Motor Co. as a welder. He was a member of the Potter’s House Church in Jonesville.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters; Beverly Halliday and husband Wayne and Carolyn Burgess of Michigan, seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, September 12, 2011 at Jonesville Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Donnie Moore.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Sunday evening at the Holcombe Jonesville Chapel.

Memorials may be made to The Potter’s House Food Program, PO Box 248, Jonesville, SC 29353 or to Heartland Hospice, 421 S. E. Main St., Suite 100, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

The family is at the home 408 B Street, Jonesville, SC 29353.

September 05, 2011

Grace H. Silvers
Union, S.C.

Mrs. Grace Hawkins Silvers, age 73, of 105 Excelsior Ave., Union, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mrs. Silvers was born in Union, May 31, 1938 a daughter of the late Henry Alvin Hawkins and Fannie Elizabeth Enlow Hawkins. She was formerly employed with Oakmont Nursing Home and Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Surviving are a daughter: Patricia "Sissy" Dudley of Union; a son: William Dudley; two sisters: Barbara Robinson and Ada Royer both of Chester; a brother: Burley Hawkins and wife Margie of Union; four grandchildren: David, Chris, Brittany and Cricket Dudley.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family will be at their respective homes.

September 04, 2011

Amanda Kaye Davis Vaughn
Union, SC

Mrs. Amanda Kaye Davis Vaughn, age 32, wife of Jamie Vaughn of 349 Mt. Vernon Rd., Union, SC went home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.

Mrs. Vaughn was born in Union, SC, a daughter of Richard “Ricky” Davis and Rhonda McCutcheon Davis of Buffalo. She was a graduate of Union High School and attended Ashford University. Mrs. Vaughn was a member of Philippi Baptist Church and Union Church of God. She was a wonderful, devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother and sister who will be greatly missed. Amanda will forever hold our hearts.

Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are a daughter, Jordan Vaughn of the home; a sister, Kristin Davis; a brother, Matthew Davis both of Buffalo; special cousins: JR, Kyle and Joshua Stebbins of Jacksonville, FL; a grandmother, Nancy McCutcheon of Jacksonville, FL; numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and a host of friends. Mrs. Vaughn was predeceased by a grandmother, Betty Davis; grandfathers: Lewis Davis, Richard McCutcheon and John W. Pettit and an aunt, Annette Stebbins.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Union Church of God conducted by Rev. Thomas Brown and Rev. Brad Goodale. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial & Tribute Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

The family is at the home of her parents, Ricky and Rhonda Davis, 1241 Mudbridge Rd., Buffalo, SC 29321.

September 02, 2011

Linda Hitt Parker
Sharon, SC

Mrs. Linda Hitt Parker, age 61, wife of Jimmy Parker of 8451 Lockhart Hwy, Sharon, SC died Friday, September 2, 2011.

Mrs. Parker was born in Union, SC November 29, 1949, a daughter of Mary Bright Hitt of Union and the late William Hitt. She worked as a nurses aid and was a homemaker.

Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are two sons: Ronnie Parker and wife Michelle of Union and Ray Parker of Sharon; three grandchildren: Courtney Parker, Kailyne Parker and Colby Parker all of Union; two sisters and a brother.

Graveside services will be held 4:00 PM Saturday September 3, 2011 at Rosemont Cemetery.

Clorise Lawson Duncan
Buffalo, SC

Ms. Clorise Lawson Duncan, age 79 of 2301 Buffalo West Springs Hwy, Buffalo, SC died Thursday, September 1, 2011 at Oakmont Nursing Home.

Ms. Duncan was born in Cross Anchor, SC July 18, 1932, a daughter of the late Larry Lawson and Marie Simmons Lawson. She was a 1950 graduate of Cross Anchor High School and had attended Limestone College Nursing Program. Ms. Duncan retired fro Ace Sweater and Phillips Hosiery Mill. She was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church were she was a member of the Tiny to Ninety Sunday School Class.

Surviving are two sons: Joey Duncan and wife Debby of Union and Johnny Duncan and wife Katie of Greenwood; a sister, Iris Mae Lawson and husband Bobby Joe of Mt. Lebanon community; five grandchildren: Michael Lee Duncan, Sr. and wife Brooke, Jamica Duncan, Terry Smith, Jr, Mallory Drew Duncan and Johnny Logan Duncan; four great-grandchildren: Alexis J. Duncan, Ashley Brooke Duncan, Araina Star Duncan and Michael Lee Duncan, Jr and her special pet Chihuahua, Precious. Ms. Duncan was predeceased by three sisters: Merle Summer, Alice Lawson and Kate Nelson; four brothers: Melvin, Lloyd, Earl and Joe Lawson and two grandchildren, Jonathan and Ashley Duncan.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Melvin Shelton and Rev. Carroll Caldwell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Cecil Billings, Juan Gonzalez,, Otis Emory, Juan Gonzalez, Alan Harvey, Dennis Lawson, Jimmy Earl Lawson, Don Tucker and Billy Whitmire.

Visitation will be held 7:00-9:00 PM Saturday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 951, Union SC 29379. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Dennis Crisp.

The family is at the home of her son, Joey and Debby Duncan, 106 Country Road Ext, Union, SC 29379.

Ruben Henry Hicks
Woodruff, S.C.

Mr. Ruben Henry Hicks, age 73, husband of Mazie Phillips Hicks of 200 Phillips Lane, Woodruff, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Hicks was born in Owings Station, SC, August 31, 1938, a son of the late Willie Lee Hicks and Icie Mae Cody Hicks. He was a self-employed plumber and was of the Church of God faith. Mr. Hicks was a veteran of the US Army and was retired from the S.C. National Guard after 24 years. He was first married to the late Doris Lee Thomas Wicks and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters: Kathy Lee Hicks and husband David Jones of Clifton, and Tina Hines and husband Michael Rice of Woodruff; four sons: Kenneth Hicks of McCormick, Daniel Hicks, Timothy Hicks and Cruz Phillips and fiancée Cindy Cathcart all of Woodruff; two sisters Mary Alice Hicks of Woodruff and Lula Mae Yarborough of Spartanburg; one brother: Bobby Hicks of Jonesville; 11 grandchildren: Lee Jones, Mandee Patrick, Candi Hemphill and husband Jason, Joe Jones, Charles Jones, Josh Hicks and wife Jamie, Nicole Hicks, Harris Hicks, Austin Cathcart, Skylar Cathcart and McKenzie Phillips; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hicks was predeceased by 2 sisters, 4 brothers and 2 great-granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 4, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Ricky Cook. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

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

The family is at the home, 200 Phillips Lane, Woodruff.

 

 



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