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Wednesday
Aug182010

B.F. JENKINS

JUNE 13, 1917 – AUGUST 17, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Belton Ford Jenkins, age 93, of 3001 Hwy 413, passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2010.
 
Born in Anderson, SC, on June 13, 1917, he was a son of the late Belton Ford Jenkins and Roseana Deanhart Jenkins.  Mr. Jenkins was a retired professional painter and was a member of Broadway Lake Baptist Church.  He was also affectionately known to many as the ‘Mayor of Broadway Lake’. 
 
Survivors include his wife, Mattie Lou Carver Jenkins; children: Jerry Jenkins and wife, Shirley, Sue Ellen Peace and husband, Calvin, Connie Roberts, Roger Jenkins and wife, Brenda, Kippy Jenkins and wife, Sue, & Keith Jenkins and wife, Dawn, all of Anderson, SC; twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 19, 2010, at Broadway Lake Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Early M. Tucker.  Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Gardens. 
 
The family is at the home.  The family will receive friends at Broadway Lake Baptist Church from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm on Thursday, prior to the service
 
Flowers will be accepted.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
Wednesday
Aug182010

AMOS ADDIS

MAY 21, 1927 – AUGUST 16, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Amos Verner Addis, age 83, husband of Juda Brown Addis, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2010.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 20, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Mack Tester. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family is at the home, 601 Timberlake Road, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, August 19, 2010.
Wednesday
Aug182010

JAMES H. SANSONETTI, SR.

OCTOBER 20, 1907 – AUGUST 7, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – James Henry Sansonetti, Sr., age 102, husband of the late Anna M. Ruskauss Sansonetti, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2010.
 
Born in Hastings, PA, on October 20, 1907, he was a son of the late Alexander & Carmella Sansonetti.  He was a retired Bank President and was Catholic.
 
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia S. Cioffi of Townville, SC; a son, James H. Sansonetti, Jr., and wife, Marsha of Columbia, SC; fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
 
He was predeceased by a son, Richard E. Sansonetti.
 
Funeral Services will be held in Jeannette, PA.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfunerlahome.com.
Monday
Aug162010

FRED T. COX

MAY 12, 1933 – AUGUST 15, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Fred Tulon Cox, age 77, husband of Janie Sue McCurry Cox, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2010.
 
Born in Westminster, SC, on May 12, 1933, he was a son of the late Henry Tulon Cox and Maggie Long Cox.  He was a former textiles employee and was of the Baptist faith.  Mr. Cox served in the United States Army.
 
Survivors include his wife of nearly fifty-five years, Janie Sue McCurry Cox; their son, Steven J. Cox of Anderson, SC; and a sister, Gertrude C. Duncan of Seneca, SC.
 
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, John Beeks “J.B.” Cox; and a sister, Annie Ruth Cox.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 19, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend David Blizzard, the Reverend David Walters, and Brother Larry Stancil. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family is at the home, 2006 Avant Circle, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday.
 
Flowers are to be omitted. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Oakdale Baptist Church, 6724 SC Hwy 24, Townville, SC 29689.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
Sunday
Aug152010

LAMIE WICKER

May 25, 1928 – August 14, 2010
 
Anderson, SC - Lamie Ruth Herring Wicker, age 82, wife of Nash Wicker, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Brookside Living Center.
 
Born in Hartwell, GA on May 25, 1928, Mrs. Wicker was the daughter of the late Samuel Dewey Herring and Willie Walters Herring. She was a graduate of Townville High School, Class of 1945, and a member of Pope Drive Baptist Church where she served in the Children’s Department. Mrs. Wicker managed and worked at Joyce Anne Style Shop for many years.
 
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Nash Wicker, of the home; a sister, Mrs. DeVerle H. Chapman and her husband John G. “Jack” Chapman of Atlanta, GA; and a nephew, Steven Chapman of Atlanta, GA.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm in The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Mack Tester officiating. Entombment will follow the service in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, August 16, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
 
It is suggested that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to Pope Drive Baptist Church, 2510 Pope Drive, Anderson, SC 29625-3099.
 
The family would respectfully like to thank Mrs. Wicker’s personal aide, Nancy Burriss, for her loving care and support for so many months during her illness. The family would also like to thank all the employees at Brookside Nursing facility for the special care given to Mrs. Wicker. A special thank you to Dr. Charles Scowcroft for the extra patience, care and concern he provided for her for so many years.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
Sunday
Aug152010

ESTELLE B. DILLARD

November 20, 1919 – August 14, 2010
 
Anderson, SC - Estelle Burnett Dillard, age 90, of Anderson, wife of the late John D. Dillard, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Laurens, South Carolina on November 20, 1919, Mrs. Dillard was the daughter of the late Henry Burnett and Nettie Vandiver Burnett. She was a Sunday School teacher for many years at Varennes Heights Baptist Church and had worked at Clark Schwebel and retired from K-Mart.
 
Survivors include a son, Johnny L. Dillard and his wife Diane of Chicopee, Massachusetts; two daughters, Kathy D. Slaton of Starr, SC and Sandra D. Hill and her husband Leslie of Anderson, SC; two sisters, Sophie Lee Calvert of Simpsonville, SC and Pat Moon of Pierson, FL; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
 
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Dillard was predeceased by an infant daughter and son, Elizabeth and James Dillard; an infant granddaughter; a grandson, Jason Allen Goolsby; a great-granddaughter, Ashley Danielle Goolsby; a son-in-law, Thomas Slaton; and four sisters and one brother.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 16, 2010 at 11:00 am in The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with Doctor Kirt Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Simpsonville City Cemetery at 2:00 pm.
 
The family will be at the home and received friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Sunday, August 15, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
 
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or the American Diabetes Association Upstate Chapter, 16 Brozzini Street #A, Greenville, SC 29615-5339.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
Sunday
Aug152010

JERRY C. MORGAN

LOWNDESVILLE – Jerry Clinton Morgan, 65, of Lowndesville, formerly of LaFrance, husband of Marjorie Whitfield Morgan, died Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born August 27, 1944 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Pearl Smith Morgan. He was retired from textiles with 48 years service and was of the Church of God faith.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, of the home; one son, Tony B. Morgan and wife, Debra of Anderson; one daughter, Rhonda Morrow and husband, Tony of Seneca; four grandchildren, Justin Morgan, Ryan Fowler, Lee Morrow, and Morgan Lacey Morrow; one great granddaughter, Khloe Morgan; and three sisters, Juanita Taylor of Pendleton, Shirley Stewart of Anderson, and Caroline Padgett of Sandy Springs.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Morgan, and a sister, Linda Padgett.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Memory Gardens in Clemson conducted by his three nephews, Ronnie Stewart, Tommy Stewart, and James Oliver Padgett. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service. Family members are at their respective homes.
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL
Sunday
Aug152010

CAROL V. LEWIS

December 24, 1929 – August 14, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Carol Vaught Lewis, age 80, of 106 Lullwater Parkway, was called to her reward on Saturday, August 14, 2010.
 
Born on December 24, 1929 in Conway, South Carolina, Carol was the daughter of the late John M. Vaught, Sr. and Ruth Thompson Vaught. She attended Winthrop University. She was the devoted wife of Jack L. Lewis and the mother of four. As a staunch Christian, she was a willing volunteer in St. John’s United Methodist Church and in social projects. A multi-talented person with many interests, ranging from intricate needlework to antiques, Carol still found time to lavish her love on friends and family. As owner of the Whitehall Garden Center, she was known for her impeccable integrity in business and personal interest in her associates.
 
Loving survivors include her husband, Jack L. Lewis; two daughters, Ms. Marilyn Terry and Ms. Rachael Hentigan, both of Florida, and two sons, Olin Paul Lewis of Clemson, SC and Jeff T. Lewis of Honea Path, SC; sister, Vina V. Floyd of Kingstree, SC; and brothers, John M. Vaught, Jr. of Conway, SC and James B. Vaught of Myrtle Beach, SC. Mrs. Lewis is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom are much loved.
 
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lewis was preceded in death by a sister, Jean V. Powell, and three brothers, Paul M. Vaught, Thomas B. Vaught and Harry R. Vaught.
 
The Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 16, 2010 at 3:00 pm at St. John’s United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dan Batson officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the church.
 
In lieu of floral contributions, the family asks that memorials be made to the Good Samaritan Fund of St. John’s United Methodist Church, 515 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
 
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
Thursday
Aug122010

JAMES E. GILBERT

ANDERSON – James Edward Gilbert, 87, of 311 Simpson Road, Anderson Place, formerly of Turk Road in Townville, widower of Frances Marinos Gilbert, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born October 28, 1922 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Lamar and Nettie Chapman Gilbert. He was a Veteran of WWII and retired from the U. S. Air Force with 23 years of service. He later worked for E-Systems at Donaldson Center in Greenville. He was of the Greek Orthodox Faith. 
Surviving are his daughters, Viki Taylor (Gary) of Slidell, LA and Irene Wood (Tommy) of Pelzer; son, George Gilbert of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; 3 grandchildren, Katie Williams, Terran Gilbert and Jamee Gilbert; great grandson, Tallon; 3 sisters, Annie Wardlaw of Slabtown, Mildred Ladd of Dacusville and Louise Myers of Powdersville and brother, J.C. Wardlaw of Florida. He was preceded in death by a son, James Earl Gilbert, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. 
Funeral service will be held at 2pm Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Mike Mayfield officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park with military rites by the Campbell Patriots Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 until 2pm prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at his home in Townville.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, 
Greenville, SC  29615.
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com
Wednesday
Aug112010

ELEANOR STOCKWELL

ANDERSON – Eleanor Eichler Stockwell, 88, of Anderson, died Monday, August 9, 2010 at her residence.
Born June 26, 1922 in Carmine, TX, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Nellie Keng Eichler. She was retired and attended Central Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Harry E. Pohl, Jr. and wife, Ellen of Anderson, and Alan Pohl and wife, Janet of Everett, WA; four grandchildren, Eric and Matthew Pohl,  Hannah and Martha Pohl; one sister, Doris Williams; and two brothers, Elwood and Cliffer Eichler.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the home of Harry and Ellen Pohl, 133 Dandelion Trail, Anderson.
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL
Wednesday
Aug112010

RAY SELLERS

ANDERSON – Ray Sellers, 75, of Anderson, widower of Lois Jane Geary Sellers, died Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at NHC of Anderson.
Born November 14, 1934 in Lakeland, FL, he was the son of the late Luther C. and Ruth Collier Sellers. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator.
Survivors include three stepdaughters, Candy Alderman and Peggy Alfonso, both of Florida, and Mary Shirley and her husband, Julius of Anderson; five grandchildren, Kenneth Cochran, Denise Dodge, Steven Longworth, Michelle Taylor, all of Florida, and Michael Shirley of Greenville; and six great grandchildren, McKayla, Alex, and Sara of Florida, and Jacob, Edan, and Gavin of Greenville. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Services will be private.
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL
Wednesday
Aug112010

DR. JOSEPH R. BEARD

July 2, 1923 – August 9, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Doctor Joseph Roderick Beard died on Monday, August 9th, 2010 at Anderson Place Nursing Center.  He was born July 2, 1923 to Alice Lee Smith and Joseph Roderick Beard of Cornelius, NC. 
 
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Young Memorial ARP Church in Anderson conducted by Dr. Randall Ruble.   The family will receive friends at the church following the service.
A Family Graveside Service will be held Sunday, August 15th, 2010, at 2:00 pm at Huntersville ARP Church, Huntersville, NC.
 
 A member of Young Memorial ARP Church in Anderson since 1948, Dr. Beard served as deacon, elder, Sunday School teacher, and as choir director for 35 years.   He served his country during World War II in the US Army and during the Korean Conflict in the US Navy.  Community involvement included a term as President of The Anderson Symphony in its early years and concert master for many years.  Sharing his love of music and violin with his family and friends brought him great joy. A graduate and former Board of Trustees member of Erskine College, Dr. Beard was a recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Service Award given yearly to an alumnus or friend of the college.
 
 Upon graduating from the University of Maryland Dental School, Dr. Beard practiced dentistry in Anderson for 52 years.  He served his profession loyally as Editor in Chief of SC Dental Journal, was a member and Chairman of SC Board of Dental Examiners, served on the National Board of Dental Examiners, and was instrumental in bringing a dental school to SC in the 60’s while serving on the SCDA Education Committee.  He held memberships in professional organizations and honor societies, including The American and International Colleges of Dentists.
 
Dr. Beard is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Margaret Ann Dusenberry Beard, of Anderson Place, 6 children:  Ellen Beard Martin (Skeet), Ann Beard Shahid (Ron), Cherrie Beard Sneed (Dan), Ruth Beard Boetsch (Gary), Joseph Roderick Beard, Jr. (Julie), and June Beard Copeland (Brent), a sister, Peggy Beard Murdock (Bob) and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was lovingly known to his 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren as Papa Joe.  Grandchildren include Will Sneed (Jill), Page Mathias (Greg), Louis Martin (Janell), Eric Boetsch (Kelley), John Boetsch, (Catherine), Daniel Shahid, Brent Copeland, and Maisie Copeland.  He was preceded in death by his grandchildren, John Meador Sneed and Laurel Marie Copeland.
 
The family is grateful to the dedicated staff at Anderson Place Nursing Center and Interim Hospice for their loving care.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Young Memorial ARP Church, 508 Boulevard, Anderson, SC  29621 or MUSC Foundation: John Meador Sneed Memorial Dental Scholarship Fund, 18 Bee St. Charleston, SC  29425.  
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.