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Tuesday
Oct012013

DONALD JOHN ALEXANDER

Donald John Alexander (Donny), 56, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Donny lived most of his life in Green Bay, Wisconsin and graduated from Green Bay East High School.  He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and member of the local deaf community and ministry.  In 2003, Donny met his love, Monalisa Smith with whom he shared his life.  In recent years, they had moved to Liberty, SC.  Donny enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his love and soul mate, Monalisa Smith, of Liberty, SC; Monalisa’s children, Lori Dunahoe, Alan Smith Jr.;5 grandchildren; his father, Arthur Alexander, of Green Bay WI; his sister, Deane (Chuck) Rizzo, of Hastings MN; sister-in-law, Linda Alexander, of Green Bay, WI, :his nieces, Dawn, Heather, Jamie; and a nephew Bret.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Alexander, twin brothers, Daniel Alexander and David Alexander.

Family and friends may gather at North Anderson Baptist Church, 2308 North Main Street, Anderson, SC on October 5, 2013 for a visitation to begin at 10:00 AM with the memorial service following at 11:00 AM

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Monday
Sep302013

CECIL T. BROWN

August 31, 1949 – September 28, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Cecil Taylor Brown, age 64, of Anderson, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at his home. 

Born in Chattanooga, TN, he was the son of the late R.C. “Bob” Brown and the late Norma Taylor Brown.  He graduated from Anderson College and served in the United States Army Reserves.  He worked for many years with his father in the family-owned shoe company and later worked as a bookkeeper for several car dealerships. 

He is survived by his son, Brandon (Nicole) Brown, of Chicago, IL; two daughters, Megan B. McClure and Kristin Brown, of Anderson, SC; four grandsons, Lex Annese, Maddox McClure, Mason McClure and Ryan McClure and; a sister, Debbie Brown Ott (Rembert), of Orangeburg, SC; and two brothers, Rick (Angel) Brown, of Charlotte, NC and Chris Brown, of Anderson, SC; four nieces, Remmi Ott, of New York, NY, Kelly Brown, of Charlotte, NC, Regan Brown and Kailyn Brown, of Simpsonsville, SC; a nephew, Clay Brown, of Charlotte, NC; former wife, Kathy Brown; two step-children, Brandy Barnette and Timmy Geiger; and five step-grandchildren, Taylor, Jamie and Jordan McClellan, Brandon Baker and Alex Geiger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Shelby Swaney Brown.

The Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 12:30 PM with Reverend Bill Rigsby officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75231 or to The Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. 

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Monday
Sep302013

ANNIE FERGUSON McCLELLAN

August 10, 1936 – September 29, 2013 

ANDERSON, SC - Annie Ferguson McClellan, age 77, wife of William Fred McClellan, of Anderson, went to be with The Lord, Jesus on Sunday, September 29, 2013.

Born in Abbeville County, she was the daughter of the late George S. Ferguson, Sr. (G.S.) and the late Louise Edwards Ferguson.  Mrs. McClellan attended Abbeville school and finished school and business courses at Forrest College in Anderson. She mostly worked in clerical and retail where she loved meeting and greeting people.  Mrs. McClellan was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church, where she was active in the Ester Sunday School Class.

Her family consists of two living sisters, Lois F. Vanadore, of Pelzer, and Judy F. Cary (Bill) of Ninety Six, SC; one living brother, Thomas A. Ferguson (Madonna), of Abbeville, SC; a sister-in-law, Misae K. Ferguson, of Hepzibah, GA, who was the wife of her deceased brother, George S. Ferguson.  She also has one deceased sister, Evelyn I. Ferguson and a niece that will live in our hearts forever, Vickey.  

The Graveside Service to celebrate the life of Mrs. McClellan will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Tom Owen officiating.  The family will gather for a time of visitation following the service.

The family will be at their respective homes. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Forest Hill Baptist Church, 909 Plantation Road, Anderson, SC 29621.  

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Sunday
Sep292013

CHARLES McINTYRE

SEPTEMBER 9, 1936 – SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 

TOWNVILLE, SC - Charles Olin McIntyre, age 77, husband of Barbara Ashley McIntyre, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Regency Hospital. 

Born in Laurens, SC, he was the son of the late William Otto McIntyre and the late Lula Belle Armstrong McIntyre.  He served in the United State Air Forces and was retired from Monsanto with 32 years of service.  He was of the Baptist Faith. 

He is survived by his wife of the home their son; Ken McIntyre of Taylors, SC; three grandchildren, Krista and Keeley McIntyre of Taylors, SC,  and Chase McIntyre of Ware Shoals, SC.

The Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 3:00 pm at the Oakbrook Memorial Cemetery in Greenwood, with the Reverend Dwight Greene officiating.  The family will be at the residence and will receive friends following the service. 

Flowers will be accepted.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Sunday
Sep222013

INEZ D. PATTERSON

MAY 25, 1922 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Inez D. Patterson, age 91, wife of Melvin Patterson, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at her home.

Born in Oconee County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Henry Davis and the late Bessie Oakley Davis.  She had retired from Abney Mill with over 25 years of service. Mrs. Patterson was a faithful member of New Prospect Baptist Church; she was an avid vegetable and flower gardener.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 66 years, and their daughter Sandra Patterson of the home; sister, Kate Bowen of Anderson, SC, many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters; Elise Hill, Clara McClellan, and Joann Keasler.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11:00 am at New Prospect Baptist Church, with the Reverend Dr. Tony Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Patterson will be placed in the church at 9:30 am Tuesday morning.

The family will receive friends at the church before the service from 10:00 am until 11:00 am.

Flowers are accepted. 

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Sunday
Sep222013

ROBERT WALKER SUTTON

SEPTEMBER 28, 1951 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 

ANDERSON, SC - Robert Walker Sutton, age 61, husband of Debbie Clanton Sutton, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at MUSC in Charleston.

Born in New Orleans, LA, he was the son of the late Robert Walker Sutton, Sr. and the late Lillian A. Henderson Sutton.  He had served in the United States Navy, and worked has a technician at Bosch-AFCO.  Mr. Sutton was a member of New Springs Community Church. 

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Clanton Sutton of Anderson, SC; sons, Ryan Sutton and his wife, Evelyn of Anderson, SC, and Shawn Sutton also of Anderson, SC; grandchildren, Haygan, Carter, Layla, Maddox, Riot and Landon Sutton; sisters, Jackie Boyd and her husband, Bob of Baton Rouge, LA, Lynne Ross of Slidell, LA, Debbie Kelley and her husband, Steve of Murfreesboro, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, with Pastor Dale Singleton officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina, 508 Hampton Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201-2765.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Friday
Sep202013

Gene Madden

ANDERSON - Grady Eugene Madden, 85, of Anderson, husband of the late Frances Whitworth Madden, died Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.

Born August 12, 1928 in Belton, he was the son of the late John L. and Lula Jones Madden. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. Mr. Madden was co-owner of Electric City Printing Company and served on the executive committee of Printing Industry of America (PIA) Sales and Marketing Executives. He was a member of the Anderson Rotary Club and performed in the Anderson Senior Follies for a number of years. Mr. Madden was a member of First Baptist Church of Anderson and was a former longtime member of Garner Memorial Baptist Church where he was active in all areas of the church including the choir and serving as Deacon Chairman. He was instrumental in the formation of Clearview Baptist Church where he was a Charter member and served in many leadership roles. 

Survivors include three sons, Steve Madden and wife, Connie, Tommy Madden and wife, Lisa, and Dave Madden and wife, Lori; one daughter, Cathy Hamilton and husband, Ben, all of Anderson; seven grandchildren, Ashley Waters and husband, John, Beth Epps and husband, John, Matthew Madden and fiancee’, Kate Banner, Patrick Madden, Caroline Brown, Cory Brown, and Lee Madden; four great grandsons, Whit, Jack and Grady Waters and Wells Epps; and a special friend, Judy Hill. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeff Madden, two brothers, John and D.L. Madden and two sisters, Doris Smith and Connie Allen.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Dr. Jack Couch and Dr. James R. Thomason. Burial will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. Family members are at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the local church or charity of choice.

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Wednesday
Sep182013

GARY KAY

BELTON - Gary Lavern Kay, 59, of Belton, died Thursday, September 12, 2013 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born January 26, 1954 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Weldon Lavern and Margaret Treva Suttles Kay. He was retired from UPS working in  the Pickens area for many years. Mr. Kay was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church and was active in the R.B. Thieme, Jr. Bible Ministries.

Survivors include two sisters, Joyce Kay Grogan and Jeanne Kay Davis of Anderson.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to R.B. Thieme, Jr. Bible Ministries, P.O. Box 460829, Houston, TX 77056-8829.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY & CREMATORY

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Wednesday
Sep182013

SINCLAIR B. HACKETT

January 21, 1917 – September 18, 2013 

BELTON, SC - Sinclair B. Hackett, age 96, of Anderson, SC, passed away on September 18, 2013 at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Buckingham County, VA and was the son of the late Basil and Susie Hackett.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He worked for Phelps Roberts as a Superintendent Mechanic for 30 years and then worked for John Driggs Construction Company for 5 years until he retired.  After retirement, he and his wife moved back to Buckingham, VA, where he served as Chairman of the Deacons and on several committees of Union Church. 

He is survived by his lovely wife, Viola, of 75 years; four children, Sinclair Morris Hackett and his wife Linda, of Conway, SC, Roy Basil Hackett and his wife Marie, of Sulphur, OK, Linda Diane Parker, of Anderson, SC and Margaret Inez Wilson and her husband Bernie, of Williamston, SC; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren which includes 5 generations. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Donald Parker. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Jennings Duncan officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Saturday from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM. 

Flowers are optional, or memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Tuesday
Sep172013

SHIRLEY RUTH AYERS

November 10, 1935 – September 16, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Mrs. Shirley Ruth Ayers, age 77, of Anderson, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 after a long valet battle with cancer.

She was the daughter of Mr. Roy Lee Hunnicutt and Mrs. Ella Ruth Patterson Hunnicutt.  Mrs. Ayers was born in Anderson where she attended Girls High and graduated from Anderson College.  She was a lifelong member of Concord Baptist Church where she served many years as the 5 year old Sunday School Class teacher as well as the Church Hostess.  She was a devoted wife and homemaker.  She loved her time as a volunteer in schools, working in the P.T.A. and with the Cub Scouts and Brownies.  When her children became older she was employed with Anderson School District Five as a substitute teacher for 30 years.  She received great joy from the children she taught and always felt blessed when she met a student again as an adult that remembered something special about her, as they often did.

Mrs. Ayers is survived by her two daughters, Mrs. Tonia Bannister McMurchie and her husband Tim, Mrs. Tandy Ayers Wickiser and son-in-law, Mr. Kurtis Lee Wickiser; a son, Mr. Brayton Ivan Ayers and his wife Norma; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Barbara Neil Bannister, Mrs. Artie Mae Hughes, and Mrs. Susan Bannister, as well as numerous beloved nieces and nephews from whom she received great joy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Mr. Bobby Ray Ayers and her husband Mr. Tony Rudolph Bannister who passed away shortly after they were married. 

The family will be at her youngest daughter’s home and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  

The Funeral will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:30 PM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Randy Blank officiating.  Interment will follow at New Silver Brook Cemetery. 

Donations may be made in her memory to Concord Baptist Church, 1012 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Tuesday
Sep102013

HAROLD MAKISON

ANDERSON - Harold Makison, 86, of 403 Binewood Lane, husband of Armina Lee Makison, passed away Monday, September 9, 2013 at his residence.

Born June 23, 1927 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Guy Makison and late Clara McKee Makison Nation. Harold was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He was the owner and operator of Hal's Plumbing Company and member of Trinity United Methodist Church.  

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Armina Lee Makison of the home; 2 daughters, Ann Thomas and her husband Rodney of Lancaster and Carla Whiten and her husband, Charles of Anderson; 7 grandchildren, John Cleveland, Kevin Clamp, Randy Thomas (Shelia), Steven Thomas (Stacy), Chris Davis (Sommer), Hal Davis and Stephanie Mosley; and 8 great grandchildren. Harold was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Lee Makison Mulneix (Darrel); brother, Edward F. Makison and sister, Helen Robinson. 

Funeral service will be held at 2pm Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary with Rodney Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum with honor guard provided by the Campbell Patriots. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2pm prior to the service at the Mortuary, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence.  

The family would like to thank all the wonderful caregivers and would like to suggest memorials be made to Interim Healthcare Hospice, 155 Deacon Tiller Ct, Duncan, SC 29334.

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Tuesday
Sep102013

SARA “BOOBIE” SHEDD

ANDERSON - Sara Elizabeth Cordell Shedd, 72, of 31 South Prince Street, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at her residence.

Born May 9, 1941 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Floree Elizabeth Taylor Cordell. She was a retired employee of J.P. Stevens and attended Orrville Baptist Church. 

Survivors include three daughters, Vickie Sentell (Tommy) of Anderson, Terrie Shedd of Seneca, and Donna Taylor of Bamberg; one son, Chris Shedd of Anderson; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Ham; and one brother, Donald Cordell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, James Alfred Shedd and Russell Frank Shedd; three grandchildren, Misty Miranda, Braxton Keith Waddell, and Jonathan Allen Moore; two sons-in-law, Grady Allen Moore and Michael Rhett LeCroy; and one brother, Larry Cordell. 

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615.

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