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Wednesday
Jul282010

RACHEL HARRIS

May 4, 1928 – July 27, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Rachel Freeman Tate Harris, age 82, of Anderson, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Franklin Springs, GA on May 4, 1928, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late William Tucker Freeman and Josephine Ray Freeman.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society, a homemaker and a member of Faith Memorial Tabernacle.
 
Survivors include her daughters, Kay Tate Crittendon and Diane Tate Dyar and her husband, Millard; one grandson, Louie Crittendon; a brother, Azel Freeman; and two special friends, Joan Harrell and Bonnie Simmons.
 
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Louie Elrod Tate and her second husband, Walter L. Harris; sixteen brothers and sisters and a great-granddaughter, Destiny Crittendon.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 30, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverends Alma Yates, Paul Williams and Greg Hammond.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm
 
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.
Tuesday
Jul272010

ALBERT HAWORTH

 

ANDERSON, SC - Albert "Gene" Haworth 75, of 400 Horseshoe Trail, Anderson, SC, son of the late Albert and Ella died in his sleep on Saturday, July 24th, 2010.
 Mr. Haworth worked overseas for many years and attended Landmark Freewill Baptist Church.
He leaves his wife, Sandra Power Haworth of Anderson; sisters Lucille Householder, Frances Anderson and Mary and Pat Burkhardt all of Knoxville, TN; sons, Mike and Rod Haworth, Pat and David Pruitt and daughter Sandy Stalnaker; grandchildren, Josh and Wendy Haworth, Amanda Ray, Josh Stalnaker, Kayce Stalnaker, Jamie Pruitt, Shannon Billingsley and Tiffany Dyches and three great grandchildren, Christian and Kaleigh Dyches and Saylor Roberts.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday
Jul272010

GERALD HAMBY

January 14, 1947 – July 22, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Harmon Gerald Hamby, age 63, of 503 Hill Street, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at his residence.
 
Born in Anderson, SC on January 14, 1947, Mr. Hamby was a son of the late Andrew Steven Hamby and Hailey Bryum Hamby.  He was a graduate of McDuffie High School.  He was formerly employed with Gluck Mill and was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include his brothers, Harold, Johnny, Michael and Terry Hamby of Anderson; sisters, Helen Knight of Loganville, GA, Shelby McAlister and Linda Dutton, both of Anderson.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Kenneth, Larry and Boyce Hamby and a sister, Frances Carver.
 
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 10:00 am at New Silver Brook Cemetery officiated by the Reverend David Pickens. 
 
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends immediately following the service.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church Building & Grounds Fund, 206 Hill Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
 
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
Thursday
Jul222010

EULA I. MULLIKIN

October 28, 1915 – July 21, 2010

ANDERSON, SC- Miss Eula Irene Mullikin, age 94 of Anderson, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at NHC HealthCare in Anderson.

Born in Anderson County, SC on October 28, 1915, Miss Mullikin was a daughter of the late Clifton Mullikin and Elizabeth Davis Mullikin.  She was a former employee of Lockheed Martin in Marietta, GA, and then was employed with Ryobi until her late 70’s.  Following her retirement, she cared for her father and sisters.

Survivors include her nieces, Debbie Chapman and her husband Roger and Sharon Sisson and her husband, Troy; nephews, Vick and his wife, Sylvia and Ralph, Michael, John Willard, and Ross Mullikin.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Conrad, Victor B, Ralph Clifton and John Willard Mullikin and sisters, Evelyn Mullikin and Ruth Hawkins. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Roland Bearden.  Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm. 

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting

www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Thursday
Jul222010

LUCILLE T. MAYO

ANDERSON – Lucille Turner Mayo, 92, widow of Clarence Mayo, died Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Surviving are her son, Jerry Mayo of Orlando, FL and sister, Dorothy Peeler of Charlotte, NC.

Graveside service will be held at 10am Friday at New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, Grace Episcopal Church or Hospice of the Upstate. 

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com

Thursday
Jul222010

ADA FRICKS

May 28, 1921 – July 20, 2010

PENDLETON, SC - Ada Porter Fricks, age 89 of 240 Church Street, wife of the late George “Bug” Fricks, Jr., passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Pickens County, SC on May 28, 1921, Mrs. Fricks was a daughter of the late Richard “Rich” Porter and Elizabeth Hood Porter.  She was a member of Clemson Church of God and attended West Anderson Church of God.  She was a homemaker and a faithful and dedicated wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother.

Survivors include her son, George Richard Fricks and his wife, Diane; two grandchildren; Toby Fricks and his wife, Susannah and Scott Fricks and his wife, Christi: three great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Carter and Garrett, all of Pendleton; brother, Floyd Porter; sisters, Virginia Haynie both of Pendleton, Ruby Shinabery of Fort Wayne, IN and Louise Young of Anderson; and special care givers, Myra and Ruby. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Lloyd, Alvin, Roy, Charles “Pete” Porter, Guy and Clyde Gilstrap; sisters, Maybell Holcomb, Christine Gibson and Pearl Albertson and stepmother, Annie Gilstrap Porter.   

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 2:00 pm at West Anderson Church of God officiated by the Reverends Mark Daniel, John Daniel and Terry Carver.  Interment will follow in Memory Gardens in Clemson.

The family will be at the home of her son, 225 S. Elm Street, Pendleton, SC and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Mrs. Fricks will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

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

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting

www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Wednesday
Jul212010

LAURA P. SHEALY

DECEMBER 22, 1918 – JULY 19, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Laura Pruitt Shealy, wife of the late Colonel Carroll Durham Shealy, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, on December 22, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Riley Pruitt.  She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Phyllis G. Shealy; and a grandson, Charles Richard Shealy, II, both of Anderson; sister, Frances Pruitt Welch and brother, William R. Pruitt.

She was predeceased by both sons, Carroll Durham Shealy & Charles Richard Shealy.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11am on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, conducted by The Reverend Paul Slice.

The family is at the home of Phyllis G. Shealy, 605 South Hwy 187, Anderson, and will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at The McDougald Funeral Home.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Wednesday
Jul212010

DEAN FINLEY

AUGUST 21, 1956 – JULY 18, 2010 

ANDERSON, SC – Harold Dean Finley, age 53, of 1200 Mountain Creek Church Road, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010.

Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of Rosa Whitaker Finley-Norris and the late Harold Colie Finley.   He was a graduate of Crescent High School and served in the National Guard.  Mr. Finley was a former textiles employee.

Survivors include his mother, Rosa W. Finley –Norris and husband, Reverend Robert Norris, of Anderson, SC; daughter, Deana Flick of Decatur, AL; sister, Wanda Nichols of Anderson, SC; and two granddaughters.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the Mountain Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Tuesday
Jul202010

MARY CLEVELAND

May 5, 1922 – July 19, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Mary Ella Gwinn Cleveland, age 88, died Monday, July 19, 2010, at AnMed Medical Health Center. 

Born in Cross Anchor, SC, on May 7, 1922, Mrs. Cleveland was the daughter of the late Paul Julian Gwinn, Sr. and Helen Holms Weaver.  She worked at Abney Mills for many years.  She was a member of Order of The Eastern Star and a member of Orrville Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter Faye Fletcher Pierce and her husband James of Anderson; brother, Paul J. Gwinn, Jr., and wife, Millie of Pascagoula, MS; grandchildren, Mel Fletcher and his wife, Lynne, Mikal Mitchell and husband, Zale, Beverly Hankins, great-grand children, Jake Fletcher, John Michael Zerbonia and his wife Nikki, Clinton Hankins, Preslee Hankins, Mitch Mitchell and Evan Brown. 

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Marcus “Buck” Beverly Cleveland; two sisters, Rachel G. Stone and her husband James and Betty Jo Winn; a son in law, Melvin E. Fletcher. 

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by Dr. Wendell Bannister.  The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.

The family will be at the home of her daughter, Faye Pierce, 105 Gregory Court, Anderson, SC.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 4124 Clemson Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Tuesday
Jul202010

TOMMY JONES

ANDERSON- Tommy Lewis Jones, 54. of Anderson,  died Monday July 19, 2010.

Born September 23, 1955 in Greenville, he was the son of Leonard Harold and Willie Mae Jones. He was a small business owner, avid sportsman and die-hard Gamecock fan. He was a family man and member of Sierra Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Sabrina Pearson Jones of the home, daughter, Amy Craft Whitney and her husband, Tony of Anderson; granddaughter, Palin Whitney; sister, Nancy Revis and her husband, Ed and special pet, Little Sang.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Pastor Rex Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Easley. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 AM Wednesday prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Sierra Baptist Church, Building Fund,  or Sierra Baptist Church AWANA Program, 2800 Waccamaw Trail, Anderson, SC 29621.

The family respectfully requests that friends refrain from wearing colognes and/or perfumes during the services.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Northeast Chapel, www.sullivanking.com

Monday
Jul192010

BRENDA B. WILLIS

January 1, 1943 – July 18, 2010

SANDY SPRINGS, SC - Brenda Joyce Brown Willis, age 67, of 120 Greenfield Avenue, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010 at her residence. 

Born in La France, SC on January 1, 1943, Mrs. Willis was the daughter of the late Thurston “Bo” Franklin Brown and Mary Sue Bates Brown.  She retired from Jacobs Manufacturing in Clemson, SC with 35 years of service and was a member of La France First Baptist Church.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother that will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Jones Edward “Bud” Willis of the home; son, Tony Willis of Sandy Springs; three grandchildren, Brandon, Jared and Tymia Willis and three great-grandchildren, Cecilia, Tyler and Elijah. She is also survived by nephew, Jeff Brown and niece, Lori Crenshaw.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Myra Jane Willis and a brother, Jerry F. Brown.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Gene Burdette and Reverend Larry Bright.  Interment will follow in Memory Gardens in Clemson. 

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the La France First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 469, La France, SC 29656.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting

www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements. 

Monday
Jul192010

Shane Frix

November 15, 1967 – July 18, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Michael Shane Frix, age 42, of Kings Road passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 18, 2010, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Greenwood, SC, Shane was employed by O’Dell Oil Company.  He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Belton, SC and was a Mason.  Shane was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing softball.

He is survived by his three daughters, Savannah R. Frix, Karli M. Frix and Bailee E. Frix all of Belton, SC; his parents, Janice Miller Tollison and John of Anderson, SC; brother Kevin Tollison and his wife, Lisa, of Traveler’s Rest, SC; sister, Tara Frix and her husband, J.C. of Atlanta, GA.  Shane leaves behind some very special friends, Debbie Brewster, Adrian Turpin, Michael Brown and his loving ex-wife, Terri Frix.

Shane was preceded in death by his father, James R. Frix. 

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at 1:00 PM at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by the Reverend Dr. Mitch Brooks, and the Reverend Kevin Tollison. 

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, July 19, 2010, from 6:00PM until 8:00PM.

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 E. Calhoun St, Anderson, SC 29621. 

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME  is in charge of the arrangements.