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Myrtle Davis “Myrt” Orr

Anderson, SC - Myrtle Davis Orr, wife of Elwood R. Orr for 66 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in 1927, Myrt was the daughter of a Baptist minister, the late Winfrey and Delsie Davis, and grew up in Georgia and the Carolinas. She was a graduate of Mars Hill College and Wake Forest College. After graduation, she and her new husband moved to Louisville, Kentucky where they both earned degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. They enjoyed fruitful ministries in Dalton, GA, Wilmington, NC, Forest City, NC, Anderson, SC and Lynchburg, VA. Myrt had a heart for God. She loved studying and teaching Sunday School and missions to children and adults.

In 1968, Myrt began teaching school at Nevitt Forest and later in Virginia. After she and her husband retired, they moved to Kitzingen, Germany for three years where they pastored an English-speaking congregation. They became grandparents to dozens of military children in their church and continue many happy relationships with the people with whom they worked. While living in Germany, they relished traveling throughout Europe.

On returning to the United States, they moved to Boiling Springs, NC where they welcomed friends from around the world. In 2004 they moved back to Anderson and returned to their beloved family of faith at Boulevard Baptist Church. Myrt was blessed by the great love and care that was shown to her by friends there.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Mike Orr and wife, Sandra of Burnsville, NC; Judy Hamrick and husband, Terry of Asheville, NC; Scott Orr and wife, Susan of Greensboro, NC; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Davis and his wife, Eloise.

A worship service celebrating the life and faith of Myrt Orr will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Boulevard Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Johnny F. McKinney. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International (BMDMI), 11 Plaza Drive, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402; Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM), P.O. Box 1136, Anderson, SC 29622; or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.


Jack Edward McGill, Sr.

Jack Edward McGill, Sr., 92 of Anderson, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family.   

Born in Shelby, NC in 1922 to the late Mamie Sue Kuykendall McGill and John Elford McGill, he was raised in Simpsonville, SC.  For 61 years, he was the husband of the late Elizabeth Wherry McGill.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II; seeing battle in the South Pacific aboard the USS Corregidor.  He loved sports, and played textile baseball in Greenville and Slater as a young man; was an avid golfer and Clemson fan.  He was an IPTAY member of Clemson University and enjoyed playing at the Madren Center for many years.  

After his military service, his entire professional life involved a career in the field of textiles; mostly in the Carolinas starting with Judson Mills as a young man, then with JP Stevens (SC, Ohio, and Japan), Clark-Schwebel, and retiring as Plant Manager from Anderson Textiles.  He never met a stranger, had a zest for life, believed in hard work, and will always be remembered for his singing.  

He is survived by a son, Jack McGill, Jr. and his wife Susan of Taylors; a daughter, Deedy McGill Rogers of Suffolk, VA; a son-in-law, Bruce Franklin; his companion and angel, Mary Carter of Anderson, and her children, Janet Farmer and husband, James and Ryan Carter.  He also leaves behind a granddaughter, Elizabeth Rogers Joyner and husband David, of Suffolk, VA, and grandsons, Chad McGill and his wife, Kristie of Greenville, and Chris Franklin of Anderson, and Mary’s grandchildren, Krystal, Chris, Josie, Cole and Brandi; and great-children, Ava, Jack Elliott, Elijah and Reid.  His youngest sister and brother also survive, Barbara McGill McCulley and Philip McGill, along with his wife Rachael, all of Simpsonville; also, one brother-in-law Macon Wherry along with his wife Alice of Memphis, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also predeceased by his daughter, Cynthia McGill Franklin.  In addition,  he was also preceded in death by four bothers and three sisters, Walter (infant), Fred of Greenville, William of Dallas, TX, and Joe of Gray Court, Gaynelle Brown, Juanita Fuller, and Faye Chandler and her husband Harry, all of Simpsonville.

Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Bob Marcaurelle and Rev. Randy Blank. Military honors will be provided by the Upstate Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4124 Clemson Boulevard, Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621 or to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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Nancy Edmonds Tucker

Anderson, SC - Nancy Edmonds Tucker, age 69, wife of Reverend Early Tucker, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. 

Born in Anderson, SC, on September 24, 1945, she was the daughter of the late William and Arietta Edmonds.  Nancy graduated from T.L. Hanna High School and Forrest College and worked as an office manager at Dr. Sam Haddock’s office for over 43 years. She was a faithful member of Broadway Lake Baptist Church where she served in many capacities as long as her health allowed.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 49 years, of the home; brothers, Jimmy Edmonds (Betty), Billy Edmonds (Lucille) and Donnie Edmonds; a sister-in-law, Sandra Edmonds; several nieces and nephews and their families whom she dearly loved.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a nephew, Michael Edmonds; and a brother, Charlie Edmonds.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Dr. John Doster and his staff, Hospice of the Upstate and to the many family members and friends who cared for Nancy during her illness.

The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Dwight Greene and Reverend Tim Edmonds officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. 

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Broadway Lake Baptist Church, Building Fund, PO Box 2901, Anderson, SC 29622, or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

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Rev. Dr. Marshall Tribble

Rev. Dr. Marshall Kelly Tribble, Sr., age 76, of 201 Fisher Road, Honea Path, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at his residence.  Born in Oglethorpe County, GA, he was the son of the late James Whaley Tribble, Sr. and the late Hattye Smith Tribble.  

Following his graduation from Elbert County, GA, High School, he earned his BA Degree from Mercer University, M. Div. Degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Ed. Degree and Doctor of Education Degree both from the University of Georgia.  Dr. Tribble did additional graduate study at Clemson University.  He taught for 5 years in public schools in Georgia and North Carolina during the 1960’s.  He came to Anderson College in the Fall of 1973, where he taught full time in the Sociology Department until his retirement in 2011.  Beginning in 1974, he worked part-time with Anderson School District 5 as Director of Research and Evaluation, a position from which he retired in December 1999, after 25 years employment with the District.  

Dr. Tribble was ordained to the Gospel Ministry in November 1959, after which he served as pastor of churches in Georgia and North Carolina, including Antioch Baptist Church, Olive Grove Baptist Church, and Doves Creek Baptist Church.  He served many churches in Georgia and South Carolina as Interim Pastor.  Dr. Tribble was devoted to his family in a way that cannot be measured.  He baptized, married and taught countless people during his life.  His kind and gentle way will be missed by all who knew and loved him.  Dr. Tribble loved hunting, fishing and most of all he enjoyed laughing.  

Dr. Tribble is survived by his wife, Patsy Ashley Tribble of the residence, and his former wife, Ila Kidd Tribble of Anderson; his children, Joy Tribble of Clayton, NC, Janis Maxwell and husband, Mark, of Athens, GA,  Kathy Culpepper and husband, Stephen, of Anderson and  Dr. Marshall Kelly Tribble, Jr. and his wife, Laura, of Irving, TX;  a step-daughter, Robin McCurley and husband, Grant, of Honea Path;  5 grandchildren, Rush, Morgan, Holley, Brooks, and Emma;  and 9 step-grandchildren, MJ, Chase, Kevin, Brian, James, Tim, Max, Nick, and Nathan.

In addition to his parents, Dr. Tribble was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James W. Tribble, Jr. and Harold Tribble; and a sister, Betty Palmer Mathis. 

The family of Dr. Tribble will receive friends at Boulevard Baptist Church on Friday, October 17, 2014, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.    The Memorial Service will be conducted at Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Dr. Johnny McKinney, Rev. Deborah Broadwell, and Rev. Dr. Dan Vincent officiating. 

Contributions in memory of Dr. Marshall Tribble may be made to the Organ Fund, Athens United Methodist Church, 327 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30603; or to the Organ Fund, Honea Path Presbyterian Church, PO Box 512, Honea Path, SC 29654.

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David Sullivan

David Sherard Sullivan, age 69, died on October 14, 2014 at Oconee Hospice of the Foothills in Seneca.

David was born in and grew up in Anderson. He has lived in Seneca since the early 1980s. He was the son of the late Lucy and John Guy Sullivan. David is survived by a sister, Anne Sullivan Haynie (Dr. William R.), a niece, Nancy Haynie Cheatham (Deck) and two nephews, James William Haynie (Suzette) and Christopher Newport Sullivan (Sissa). He is also survived by five great nieces and two great nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a twin brother, John William Sullivan and a sister-in-law Janis Walker Sullivan.

A graveside service, conducted by Dr. David Bailey of Central Presbyterian Church, will  be held Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Old Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends graveside immediately following the service.

Honorary pallbearers are Andy Calhoun, J.B. Cochran, Bill Cochran, Jack Watson, Larry Lyles, Jon Acker, Grover Smith File and Dr. Henry Jordan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in David's name may be made to  The Tribble Center Special Needs Foundation,116 South Cove Road, Seneca, S.C. 29672; Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, 390  Keowee School Road , Seneca, SC 29672 or to the charity of one's choice.            

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Jerry W. Tucker, Sr.

Iva, SC - Jerry Wayne Tucker, Sr., 72, husband of Gail A. Tucker, died Sunday, September 21, 2014 at his residence.

Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Harace Randolph and Kathleen Bell Tucker.  He was a retired employee of BASF. Mr. Tucker was a member of the Hejaz Shrine Temple. He was a member of  First Baptist Church of Iva, the Christian Brotherhood Sunday school class and the adult choir. He loved the lake and the time he spent there.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Tucker of the home; two sons, J. Wayne Tucker, Jr. and wife, Amy of Greenwood and Allen E. Tucker and wife, Kelly of Simpsonville; six grandchildren, Jeri A. Tucker, Clay W. Tucker, Trent L. Tucker, Alexis B. Robison, Tyler D. Lay and Jordan H. Tucker; one great granddaughter, Kye R. Owens; his special sister, Frances T. Gray of Iva; and a sister-in-law, Joyce S. Tucker of Columbia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William R. Tucker and a sister, Laurita T. Pruitt.

Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Iva City Cemetery conducted by Rev. Jerry Gray and Dr. Paul Pinson. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service. The family is at their lake house, 112 McCalla Drive, Iva. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Iva, P.O. Box 475, Iva, SC 29655 or Shriners Hospital for Children, Development Office, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

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Dr. Joseph Boyd Camak, Jr.

Joseph Boyd Camak, Jr. died Thursday, September 18, 2014 at his home.

Dr. Camak is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dean Fant Camak, daughter, Dorothy Dean Camak, sons, Marshall Fant Camak and his wife, Sarah LaRue Camak, and Joseph Boyd Camak, III and his wife, Sara Nicolette Camak, mother, Downie M. Camak, sister, Joyce Fischetti, and brother, James M. Camak.

Dr. Camak loved all of his friends and family and all of his precious pediatric dental patients. Dr. Camak loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and became a born again Christian 22 years ago. His family is comforted knowing that this precious man is at peace and now with Jesus. To God Be the Glory for Boyd’s life!

A celebration of Dr. Camak’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 Hwy 81 North. The family will receive friends following the service. All of us who loved him so much appreciate your prayers.

Memorials may be made in Dr. Camak’s memory to Christ Reformed Church, 1621 North Main Street, Anderson, South Carolina 29621.

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William Claude Carwile

Belton, SC - William Claude Carwile, 80, husband of Faye Carwile, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Abbeville County, he was the son of the late Seth M. and Mary Nance Carwile. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Carwile retired from Edgecomb Metals in Greenville. He was a member of Second Baptist Church, Belton and the Leroy Campbell Sunday School Class. He was a Mason. Mr. Carwile was a devoted family man who loved his wife, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Carwile of the home; four sons, Mike Carwile and wife, Robin of Fort Mill, Greg Carwile and wife, Yan of Fort Worth, Texas, Stan Carwile and wife, Angie of Anderson, and Phil Carwile and wife, Lyndi of Honea Path; two stepsons, Ken Bradshaw and wife, Raye and Rick Bradshaw and wife, Sandy, of Anderson; one stepdaughter, Paula Martin and husband, Jon of Anderson; fifteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and his special canine companion, Bella.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Carwile and a sister, Mary Ann Lollis.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. T. Dale Lynch. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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Marty Sue Bland Scott

Martha (Marty) Sue Bland Scott, 73, formerly of Westwood Estates, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at her residence.

Born September 25, 1940 in Miami, FL, she was the daughter of the late Warren R. Bland and Beatrice Carlisle McNair. Marty was the beloved wife of the late Jack E. Scott, Sr. and a homemaker.

Surviving are her children, Kimberly G. Scott, Christopher W. Scott (Jennifer), Jack Edward Scott, Jr. (LuAnne) all of Anderson and Andy Scott (Christie) of Easley; 10 grandchildren, Eric, Ashley, Aaron, Dylan, Brandon, Zach, Camron, Amelia, Taylor and Caleb; great grandson, Liam; sister, Denise Summerell of Ashboro, NC and brother, Nicky McNair of Smiths, AL. Marty was preceded in death by a brother, Meredith McNair.

Funeral service will be held 2pm Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, officiated by her grandson, Pastor Aaron Scott. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 until 2pm at the Mortuary. The family is at their respective homes.


Hazel Elrod

Anderson, SC - Hazel Elrod joined her sister, Ruth Elrod, and brother, James Thomas Elrod in heaven on September 14, 2014. She was 93 years old. She leaves behind friends, neighbors, students, and her beloved cat, Cutie. Special friends, Ronnie and Donna Fowler survive her.

Hazel lived all of her life in the Flat Rock community, residing in the house that her father built in 1915. She and her family worked on the farm, growing cotton, corn, wheat, oats, and vegetables. Hazel attended elementary school at the old Flat Rock Elementary School and later taught there. She received her Associate Degree from Anderson College and her Bachelor’s Degree from Erskine College. 

Hazel began her teaching career in the 40’s, teaching first and second grade at the old Flat Rock School. She then taught first grade at Starr Elementary School, completing her career there. Her teaching career spanned 44 years. She was a member of Flat Rock Presbyterian Church.

Hazel will be remembered for her strong love for her family and farm, as well as her love for animals. She mothered many dogs, cats, and peacocks over the years. Hazel once nursed a wounded red hawk back to health, named him Speck and helped him to fly again. Hazel will also be remembered for her generosity, stoicism, and tenacity.

The Fowlers would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the staff of Exalted Health and Rehab of Iva for the care provided to Hazel over the last few weeks, as well as to Ark Hospice. A special thanks to Kaye Vaughn for the kind and compassionate care that she provided to Hazel in recent years. 

In keeping with Hazel’s wishes, no services are planned. Please remember her by making a donation to the Anderson Free Clinic, P.O. Box 728, Anderson, SC 29622.

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Barbara McGregor Moules

Anderson, SC - Barbara McGregor Moules, 83, widow of Robert Henry (Bob) Moules, Sr., passed away Monday, September 15, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

Born July 23, 1931 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late William Fred and Tommie Campbell McGregor. She was a graduate of Winthrop University. Barbara began her career with the C.I.A. in Lima, Peru, where she met her husband. After moving back to Anderson, she taught at Centerville Elementary School for 25 years. Her family was very important to her, and she was active in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She volunteered at the Anderson Free Clinic for several years. Barbara was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Bible Class, and Circle #5.  

Survivors include her son, Robert H. “Bobby” Moules, Jr. and wife, Chere’; two daughters, Jeanne James and husband, Larry, and Katie Newton and husband, Wes, all of Anderson; eight grandchildren, Kristina Ferrell Callaham and husband, Jacob, Cameron Sprinkle and wife, Mica, Christian Sprinkle, McKenzie Moules, Macie Moules, Nathan Newton, Ben Newton and Ian Newton; three great grandchildren, Harper Callaham, Madelynn Callaham and Hayden Newton; and a nephew, Tom McGregor, his wife, Patsy, and their family of Anderson.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, William F. “Mac” McGregor, Jr. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Dennis Tedder. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 302 West Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624.


Barbara Ann Black Stallsworth

Anderson, SC - Barbara Ann Black Stallsworth, age 71, wife of Edward Brian Stallsworth, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014.

Born on December 27, 1942, in Anderson, SC, she was the daughter of the late Troy Black and the late Helen Margaret Barrett Stewart.

She is survived by her husband Edward Brian Stallsworth; two sisters, Shelby Sullivan and Charlotte Reed. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Mountain Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Billy Ray Whitfield officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will be at the home of her nephew, Carl Davenport, 330 Cherry Dr., Anderson, SC and will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to ALS Association.

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