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Sunday
Sep012013

AUSTIN BRYANT

JANUARY 8, 1929 - AUGUST 30, 2013

IVA, SC - William Austin Bryant, age 84, of Iva, SC, husband of the late Mary Louisa Bryant, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson County, SC, he was the son of the late William Lonnie Bryant and the late Magnolia Evans Bryant. Mr. Bryant attended school in Calhoun Falls, SC, was a member and an elder of Iva ARP Church, and sang with different gospel groups for over 55 years.  He was retired from the Iva Manufacturing Company. 

He is survived by his daughter; Rebecca Anne Bryant; brother, George Bryant (Ruth); and sisters, Lizelle Ellis, Hazel Parham, Helen Burdette and a sister-in-law, Sara Burdette; he is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and his wife of 62 years, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Richard, Reedy, Broadus, Gerald and Archie Bryant, Clarence, J.D. and Charlie Compton; sisters, Mabel Crittendon, Madge McCoy, Judy Putnam, Betty Ross and Cleo Garrett; step-mother, Annie Compton Bryant. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 2, 2013, 3:00 pm at Iva ARP Church, with the Reverend Steve Hardy, Reverend Jerry Gray and Reverend Mike McMillion officiating. Interment will follow in Iva City Cemetery.  

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at Iva ARP Church on Monday from 12:00 pm until 2:30 before the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Iva ARP Church, P.O. Box 516, Iva SC 29655 or  Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Sunday
Sep012013

HOYT T. VICKERY

OCTOBER 1, 1941 - AUGUST 30, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Hoyt T. Vickery, age 71, husband of the late Connie Sue Vickery, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at AnMed Medical Health Center.

Born in Hartwell, GA, he was the son of the late Bunyan B. Vickery and the late Mary Nell Franklin Vickery.  Mr. Vickery was retired from Oconee Nuclear Station with Duke Power, where he worked  as a shop foreman in the fabrication shop. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  He was a caring father, grandfather who was dedicated to his family and the needs of others.

He is survived by his sons; Randy Vickery,  Todd Vickery and his wife, Gwynne, and Dennis Vickery and his wife, Dana, all of Anderson; five grandchildren; Tyler, Hunter and Caroline Vickery, Blaise and Mason Owens; one great-grandson, Garrison Vickery; sisters, Sarah Yeargin, Jewell Wright, Caroline Molina, Shirley Andrews, Brenda Thompson, and Kathie Davis.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Eugene Vickery; one brother, George Albert Vickery.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with the Reverend Greg Hamman and Reverend Paul Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.   The family will receive friends on Monday, September 2, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 1324 George Albert Lake Road, Anderson, SC 29624. 

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

Sunday
Sep012013

KAITLYN JOY MOODY

FEBRUARY 7, 2000 - AUGUST 30, 2013   

TOWNVILLE, SC - Kaitlyn Joy Moody, age 13,  passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Ft. Walton Beach, FL,  she was the daughter of Michael Lynn Moody- Hall of Dyersburg, TN and Angela Ruth Kendall Gilbert and her husband Joshua, of the home.  Kaitlyn had attended Townville Elementary School and was attending Riverside Middle School.  She enjoyed playing  music, she was a member of the Riverside Middle School Band where she played the  clarinet  and also enjoyed  playing the  piano.  Kaitlyn enjoyed having fun with her friends, and the beach.  She was a member of Townville Assemble.

She is survived by her parents; parental grandparents, Johnny Moody of Navarre, FL and Carol Moody of Dyersburg, TN; maternal grandparents, Fred and Wanda Kendall of Applecreek, OH; and her boston terriors, Daisy & Duke.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:00pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, with Pastor Dave Banks and the Reverend Patrick Jinks officiating.  Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends on Monday, September 2, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Happy Wheels Toys, www.ghschildrens.org/Happy-Wheels.php.

 

 

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Friday
Aug302013

MARVIN EDWARD SHAW

April 21, 1932 – August 27, 2013

IVA, SC - Marvin Edward Shaw, age 81, died peacefully and entered his heavenly home on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. 

He was the son of the late William Edward Shaw and the late Onie Burdette Shaw.  He is survived by his daughter, Debora M. Shaw; his son, William Edward Shaw (Charlene); his granddaughter and her husband, Crystal and Ray Boles; his great-granddaughter, Caitlin Rae Boles; his special lady-friend, Dorothy Simpson; his siblings, Maureen Chamblee (Whitt), Daniel “Pete” Shaw (Gail) and Sally Prevost; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Miriam Ozmint Shaw; and his brother, Wilbur Shaw.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM at Union Baptist Church. The Funeral service will begin at 3:00 PM with Reverend Mike McMillion and Reverend Dick Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  Honorary Escorts will be The Men’s Bible Class. 

The family will be at the home of his daughter, 101 McKee Street, Iva, SC.

Marvin was a used car dealer at Shaw’s Used Cars and worked in real estate at Shaw’s Land Developers.  He had been in business over 60 years.  During this time he developed over 25 subdivisions in the Iva, Starr, Abbeville, and Lake Seccession areas.  He was instrumental in the organization of the Iva Rescue Squad and the Iva Fire Department and serving on both of their Board of Directors for many years.  Presently, he served on the Board of Directors of the Starr Iva Water District. He was an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoyed riding his motorcycle as long as his health permitted.

Marvin fought kidney failure for 5 years.  He fought a good fight with the help of, as he would say, “The Master Upstairs.”  He was a member of Union Baptist Church of Iva.  He loved his church and his church family.  The Shaw family would like to thank his church family for all of their thoughts, prayers and visits and the Belton- Honea Path Fresenius Dialysis Center for everything.  It was a tough treatment but their staff brought sunshine to his day.  He loved you all!

Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, 703 Barnes Station Road, Iva, SC 29655 or to South Eastern Kidney Council, 1000 St. Albans Drive, Suite 270, Raleigh, NC 27609.

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

Monday
Aug262013

LARRY A. KERR

September 28, 1939 – August 25, 2013 

ANDERSON, SC - Larry Andrew Kerr, age 73, of Anderson, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2013, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Central, SC, he was the son of the late Henry W. Kerr and the late Myrtle Lipscomb Kerr. He proudly served his country in the South Carolina National Guard. He retired after many years of service to BASF.  Larry had been a member of Piercetown Fire Department since 1965 and currently served on the Board of Directors.  He attended the River of Life Church of God.

He is survived by his brother, Dwain Kerr (Ann) , of Dalzell, SC; and two sisters, Rowena Reynolds (Gene), of Greenville, SC and Elaine Elrod (Jimmy), of Williamston, SC.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Kerr. 

The family will be at the home of Elaine and Jimmy Elrod, 141 Firetower Road, Williamston, SC 29697 and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM. The Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Chapel with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  

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

Sunday
Aug252013

ROBERTA N. MOORE

ANDERSON - Roberta Nicholson Moore, 79, of 305 Sunset Drive, died Saturday, August 24, 2013 at AnMed Health Medical Center. 

Born May 11, 1934 in Gastonia, NC, she was the daughter of the late Radford Lee and Nettie Canipe Nicholson and was reared in the home of the late William Talmadge and Ollie Bell Daniel. She was retired from the finance industry and enjoyed cooking, gardening, and loved her family. Mrs. Moore was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her son, Tommy Moore and fiancee, Teresa Patterson; daughter, Becky Stoddard and husband, Ken; son, Andy Moore and wife, Misty, all of Anderson; grandchildren, Ashleigh Stoddard, Bryson Stoddard, Michael Stoddard, Parker Moore, Hayden Moore, Hannah Moore, and Haleigh Moore. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Barney, M.C., Bill, Buddy, and Joe Nicholson; sisters, Janie Snow and Betty Hanvey; stepsister, Ruth Joiner, and stepbrother, Roy Daniel. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Dr. Jack Couch. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Becky and Ken Stoddard, 209 Terrace Drive, Anderson. 

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Saturday
Aug242013

GREYSON DYCHES

ANDERSON - Greyson Cruz Dyches, infant son of Gary and April Dyches, of 670 New Hope Road, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013. 

Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Christian Dyches and Colton Yates; three sisters, Kaleigh, Gracie, and Graylan Dyches; grandparents, Frankie and Rita Dyches; Jackie and Kim Holmes; and Randy and Trish Arnold; great grandparents, Clyde and Vernie Patterson; Hazel Burdette; and Rosevelt Dyches.

He was preceded in death by great grandparents, M.O. and Maybell Holmes and Helen Dyches. 

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 at New Silver Brook Cemetery.

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Saturday
Aug242013

DORIS ARFLIN

June 4, 1923 – August 19, 2013

Doris Lee Ransom Arflin, age 90, of 3212 Keys Street, entered into eternal rest upon her death on Monday, August 19, 2013, at the Twin City Nursing Home in Twin City, GA.  Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Joe Ransom and the late Roxie Pilgrim Ransom.  Mrs. Arflin retired after 31 years of employment from the Owens-Corning Fiberglass Company.  She enjoyed leisure time playing bingo with family and friends. 

Survivors include her son, Calvin Arflin and wife, Sandy, of Elkton, MD; 2 daughters, Lynda A. Franklin and husband, Charles, of Anderson, and Vickie Brown and husband, James, of Anderson;  3 sisters, Willie Ruth Fleming of Hartwell, GA, Brenda Reid and husband, Tom, of Pendleton, and Jimmie Sue Manley of Anderson;  6 grandchildren, Tina Franklin, Randy Franklin, Karen Arflin, Billy Brown, Dale Brown and Lynn Starks;  also surviving are a number of great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Fairest Arflin;  a son, John F. Arflin, Jr.; 1 sister, Louise Stone; 2 brothers, Bobby Ransom and Raymond Ransom;  grandchildren, Tony Franklin, Doug Franklin, Debbie Arflin and Johnny Arflin.

A Funeral Service to celebrate and honor the life of Doris Arflin will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, August 26, 2013, at 2 PM, with Rev. Dwight Greene officiating.  Interment will follow at Southlawn Memorial Gardens.  The family will be at the home of Lynda and Charles Franklin, 3504 Catawba Avenue, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, from 12 Noon until 1:30 PM.

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

Saturday
Aug242013

William Burnett

ANDERSON- Mr. William Burnett, of 173 LifeStyle Lane, died Wednesday August 21, 2013 at his residence. 

Born in Greenwood, SC he was the son of the late Bill and Lucille Owens Burnett. He was retired Colonel in the US AirForce and was a fighter pilot. He served during World War II, Vietnam and the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the University of Maryland.

Surviving are his wife, Edith West Burnett of the home, daughter, Beth Treaster and husband, Fred of Honea Path, two grandchildren, Brian and Brandon Fulmer and sister, Mrs. Iris Bailey. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday August 26, 2013 at M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery conducted by Dr. Fred Treaster. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 155 Deacon Tiller Ct., Duncan, SC 29334.

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Friday
Aug232013

ROSA LEE FREEMAN

October 15, 1936 – August 20, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Rosa Lee Freeman, age 76, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Anderson County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Silas Wells and the late Bertha Feltman Wells.  She was currently employed with Orian Rugs as a seamstress with 22 years of service.  

She is survived by her husband, Gerald Freeman; three sons, Craig Freeman of Anderson, SC and Phillip Freeman and his wife Teresa of Simpsonville, SC and Brian Freeman of Anderson, SC; a sister, Katherine Lewis; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters. 

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM. The Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 3:30 PM with Reverend Doug Jones officiating.  Interment will follow at South Lawn Memorial Gardens. 

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

Friday
Aug232013

CARRIE L. GLENN

February 12, 1920 – August 23, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Carrie Lee Glenn, age 93, of Anderson, SC passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013 at National Health Care of Anderson.

Born in Oconee County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Wesley Allen Grant and the late Thelma Sheriff Grant.  She was formerly employed with LaFrance Industries, but retired after many years of service from Milliken.  She was a current member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and was formerly a member of First Baptist Church in LaFrance where she taught the Girls Junior High Class.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Glenn Turner and her husband Wade D. Turner; two grandchildren, Lori Alexander and her husband Steve and Jeffrey Turner; four great-grandchildren, Grant and Gracie Alexander and Will and Jake Turner; and three brothers, Jim, Tommy and Ray Grant.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thomas Glenn; a daughter, Harriett Eloise Glenn; three brothers and five sisters.

The Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2:30 PM at Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Glenn Taylor officiating. 

The family will be at the home of her daughter, 100 Welcome Lane, Pendleton, SC, 29670.

Memorials may be made to Caris Health Care, 129 Straight Drive, Anderson, SC 29625 

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

Sunday
Aug182013

W. Gerald Welborn

Long-time Anderson businessman Wesley Gerald Welborn, Sr., 79, of 1604 North Boulevard, died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at his residence.

Born January 24, 1934 in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Wesley Keys Welborn and Mamie GriffinWelborn Abernathy. He was a graduate of Anderson Boy's High School, attended The Citadel, and was a graduate of the U.S. Army War College. He served in the SC National Guard, retiring as a Major. Gerald was owner of Welborn Tire Service, dba Welborn Truck Service and was former owner of Kawasaki of Anderson. He was a member of the SC Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association, where he had served as President.

Gerald bred, trained, and showed Tennessee Walking Horses, served as a steward for the Tennessee Walking Horse Association and held several offices in the association. He loved basketball, played basketball in high school, coached girls basketball at St. John's United Methodist Church, and the Anderson YMCA. He also served as a basketball official in the SC High School League for several years. He was a member of IPTAY and enjoyed attending Clemson Football and basketball games. 

He was a Charter Member of the Electric City Sertoma Club and was currently a member of the Anderson Lions Club where he was Past President, District Governor, and a recipient of the Melvin Jones Award. He was an active member of St. John's United Methodist Church where he had served on many committees and as an usher. 

Survivors include his wife, Dr. Georgia Lou Huff Welborn of the home; three sons, Wes Welborn and wife, Lisa; Reid Welborn and wife, Kristal; and Joey Welborn and wife, Tara; one daughter, Deedy Welborn Francis, all of Anderson; two stepsons, Jay Bannister and wife, Suzie and George Bannister; grandchildren, Jason Welborn and wife, Kelin of Cape Elizabeth, Maine: Zachary Welborn; Sara Welborn Crews and husband, Josh; Drew Welborn; Ivey Welborn; Austin Welborn; Anna Reid Welborn; Blakely Francis; Evan Francis; Lydia Francis; Turner, Caroline, and Hannah Welborn (children of David Welborn), all of Anderson; step grandchildren, Julian and Davis Bannister, Joseph and Spencer Bannister; great grandchildren, Amelia Welborn, Bryce Crews, Kaylin Crews, and two on the way; brother, John Welborn and wife, Peggy of Rome, GA; sister, Barbara Welborn Ellison and husband, Fred of St. Johns, FL; and his beloved poodle, Louie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Winnie Reid Newell Welborn, and two sons, Tim and David Welborn.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Dan Batson and Pastor J. Chris Fischer. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum with military honors provided by the Campbell Patriots Honor Guard. The body will be at the residence, 1604 North Boulevard, after 2 p.m. Sunday where the family will receive friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made the Anderson Lions Club, P.O. Box 1524, Anderson, SC 29622 or St. John's United Methodist Church, 515 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624.

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