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Monday
Jun282010

JERRY E. POOLE  

OCTOBER 10, 1940 – JUNE 26, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Jerry Earl Poole, age 69, of 2904 Birch Street, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 26, 2010.

Born in Anderson, SC, on October 10, 1940, he was the son of the late D.A. Poole and Edna Powell Poole.  He graduated Anderson Boys’ High School and attended Tri-County Technical College.  He served in the United States Navy.  Mr. Poole was the former owner & operator of Poole’s Grocery Store. Following his retirement, Electric City Transit employed him.  In earlier years, he was a South Carolina Highway Patrolman.  He was a member of First Perpetual Baptist Church, located on Highway 24.  He was a dedicated husband, cherished father, grandfather, & great grandfather, who had a very strong faith and loved his family dearly.

Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Sheron Denese Carter Poole, of the home; children: Kim Summers and husband, Jeff of Anderson, SC, Lisa Hunt of Anderson, SC, and Jeff Poole and wife, Rhonda of Pendleton, SC; sister, Shirley Lovinggood of Elberton, GA; seven grandchildren: Deidra Mull, Jessica Dunn Bagwell, Mikal Hunt, Molly Hunt, Shelley Crotts, Tyler Poole, and Carter Poole; three great grandchildren: Kaden Mull, Emma Hunt, and Noah Bagwell.

In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a son-in-law, Mike Hunt.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at First Perpetual Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Julien Crowe and the Reverend Randy Phillips.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

It is suggested that memorials be made to the Building Fund of First Perpetual Baptist Church, 3213 Hwy 24, Anderson, SC 29625.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Monday
Jun282010

AARON M. POWELL  

JULY 26,1994 – JUNE 25, 2010

LOWNDESVILLE, SC – Aaron Michel Powell, age 15, of Lowndesville, died suddenly on Friday, June 25, 2010.  He was born July 26, 1994, at the Navel Hospital in Charleston, SC.

During his short life here on earth, Aaron enjoyed life immensely.  It was the quality of the life he lived and not the quantity that will be remembered by all who knew this young man.

Aaron was an avid hunter, fisherman, and shotgun shooter. He truly loved the outdoors and he loved working the family farm.  Aaron was a hard worker who took pride in all things that he did.

Aaron was a rising 11th grader at Dixie High School. He was a member of the National Beta Club, the Vice President of the FFA, and was an A-B Honor Student.  Aaron was also a member of the Abbeville County 4-H, Rocky Knoll Sporting Clay Gun Club, the Elbert County Gun Club, and the Elbert County Claybuster Shotgun Team.

Aaron was preceded in death by a great grandfather, Delma “Geechi” Powell, of Lowndesville; and great grandparents: Melving & Lena Barto of Pennsylvania.

Aaron is survived by his loving parents, Michael & Bridget Powell; a brother, Alex Powell, all of the home; paternal great grandmother, Doris Powell of Lowndesville; grandparents: Robert C. “Tater” Powell & Sara Powell of Iva, Clara Brown Gaines & James A. Gaines of Starr; maternal grandfather, Boyd Barto of Lowndesville; uncles, aunts & cousins: Ken Powell and wife, Donna, and their children, Jacob & Drew of Lowndesville, Jeff Barto and wife, Charlotte and daughter, Haliegh of Pennsylvania, John Barto, Patrick Barto, Rebecca Barto, and Brian Barto, all of Pennsylvania.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Truth Tabernacle Baptist Church.  Burial will follow on the Family Farm.  The Dixie High School FFA as well as the Elbert County Claybuster Shotgun Team will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

The family is at the home and will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Monday, June 28, 2010, at Truth Tabernacle Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has established a fund for the benefit of youth shotgun shooting -- which Aaron loved so very much.  A donation may be made to The Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial Fund, c/o Capital Bank, 203 South Main Street, Abbeville, SC 29620. 

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Friday
Jun252010

ALEX CARVER

JUNE 5, 1995 – JUNE 25, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Miss Alexandria Hope Carver, age 15, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2010, at Greenville Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with leukemia.  Her loving family surrounded her.

Alex was diagnosed with leukemia in July of 2009, and was truly a fighter.  She had recently completed Lakeside Middle School and was eagerly waiting her freshman year at Westside High School.  Her love for her many friends, her Facebook supporters, driving her new car, and fishing were some of the things she enjoyed most.  Best of all, the love she shared for her family and that her family returned to her --- meant the world to Alex.

She is survived by her parents, Butch & Stephanie Feltman Carver, of the home; her loving sister, Ashley Williams Campbell and her husband, Brad Campbell; and her grandparents: Donnie Feltman, Ricky & Gail Whited, and Raymond & Elizabeth Carver, all of Anderson, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 27, 2010, at New Prospect Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Jack Couch. Interment will follow in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by Dr. Tony Smith.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 27, 2010, at New Prospect Baptist Church.

Flowers will be accepted or it is suggested that memorials be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Friday
Jun252010

RICK CHASTEEN

ANDERSON- Fred Richard “Rick” Chasteen, 53, of 125 Old Emerson Bridge Rd., died Thursday, June 24, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born January 6, 1957 in Anderson he was the son of Mary Jane Coffee and the late Fred Chasteen. He was a carpenter and a member of The Tabernacle of the Lord.

Surviving are his son, Shannon Chasteen and his wife, Hannah of Abbeville; daughter, Hope Arnold and her husband, Jonathan of Anderson; stepson, Tracy Addison and his wife, Sharon of Toccoa, GA; mother and step-father, Jane and David Coffee of Anderson; step-mother, Carolyn Chasteen of Anderson; grandchildren: Brent and Ty Chasteen, Gracie Pierce, Gage and Brayden Arnold,  Amber Addison Irvin and Cody Beebe ; sister, Tina Chasteen of Lavonia and brother, Terry Chasteen of Anderson. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Dakota Blume; stepson, Jody Addison and sister, Tonya Tamara Chasteen.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, June 27 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Brother Luke Gibson, Rev. Jerry Gray and Rev. Roy Ethridge officiating. Interment will be in New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 PM Saturday at the mortuary. The family will be at the home of his mother, Jane Coffee, 73 Hidden Cove Lane, Iva.

In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to Family Connections of SC, 1104 Ella St., Anderson, SC 29621, www.familyconnectionsc.org .

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 North www.sullivanking.com


Thursday
Jun242010

MARSHALL W. TOWNES

September 2, 1919 – June 23, 2010 

IVA, SC – Marshall Whitfield Townes, age 90, of 2732 Elberton Highway, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2010.

Born in Anderson County on September 2, 1919, he was a son of the late James Webster Townes and Agnes Terry Townes.  He was a graduate of Iva High School and served in the United States Army during World War II.  While serving in the First Armored Division, he fought in North Africa, Italy, and Germany.  Mr. Townes retired from Orr Mills and was a member of Union Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2008, Ollie McAlister Townes; and his brothers: Randolph Townes and Hubert Townes; and his sister, Bessie Townes Cook.  He is survived by many nieces and nephews and dear friends, Marcus & Alice Campbell.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6pm until 8pm on Friday, June 25, 2010.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Union Baptist Church, 703 Barnes Station Road, Iva, SC 29655.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Wednesday
Jun232010

SANDRA E. GIBSON

ANDERSON – Sandra Elaine Pettigrew Gibson, 59, of 1300 Providence Church Road, wife of John Gibson, Jr., died Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born July 23, 1950, in Anderson, she was the daughter of Virginia O’Neal Pettigrew and the late Walter M. Pettigrew, Jr. She was a retired customer service representative and member of First Baptist Church of Anderson. 
Surviving are her husband, John H. Gibson, Jr., of the home; daughter, Angie Probst and her husband, Will; son, Walt Hart and his wife, Denise; mother, Virginia Pettigrew and sister, Jenny Lynn Britt and her husband, Boyd, all of Anderson.
Memorial services will be held at 11 am Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Pastor Ken Whitt officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 am prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N.
The family is at the home of the mother, 1104 Broadwater Drive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com

SANDRA E. GIBSON
ANDERSON – Sandra Elaine Pettigrew Gibson, 59, of 1300 Providence Church Road, wife of John Gibson, Jr., died Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born July 23, 1950, in Anderson, she was the daughter of Virginia O’Neal Pettigrew and the late Walter M. Pettigrew, Jr. She was a retired customer service representative and member of First Baptist Church of Anderson. 
Surviving are her husband, John H. Gibson, Jr., of the home; daughter, Angie Probst and her husband, Will; son, Walt Hart and his wife, Denise; mother, Virginia Pettigrew and sister, Jenny Lynn Britt and her husband, Boyd, all of Anderson.
Memorial services will be held at 11 am Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Pastor Ken Whitt officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 am prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N.
The family is at the home of the mother, 1104 Broadwater Drive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com

Wednesday
Jun232010

JAMES H. LYONS

January 14, 1951 – June 22, 2010 

ANDERSON, SC – James Hammett “Bubba” Lyons, age 59, of 201 Cumberland Way, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.

A lifelong resident of Anderson, Mr. Lyons was a son of the late John Joseph Lyons, Jr., and the late Mary Ann Hammett Lyons. He was a graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and attended Anderson College. He also served in the United States Army.  As a fourth generation textiles employee, he was associated with the Orr-Lyons Mill, the Chiquola Plant, as well as Wamsutta Mill.  He was a communicant of Grace Episcopal Church in Anderson. A lover of the sport of golf, he was affiliated with the South Carolina Golf Association and a member of the Anderson Country Club. 

Survivors include his wife, Miriam Tollison Lyons, of the home; their daughters: Mary Anna Harris Lyons & Jaime Hammett Lyons, both of the home; and Miriam’s children: a daughter, April Whitten Mason and her husband, Worth Mason, and their daughter, Lauren Mason; a son, Joseph Derek Whitten and his wife, Dana Whitten, and their sons: Jacob Whitten & Drew Whitten, all of Anderson, SC. 

Additionally, he is survived by his two brothers: John J. Lyons, III, and wife, Barbara Lyons, of Anderson, SC, and Martin A. Lyons and wife, Anne Lyons, of St. Louis, MO; and his three sisters: Gay Haley and husband, Bill Haley, of Atlanta, GA, Lee Lyons of Highlands, NC, and Andrea Cannell of Bluffton, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, June 25, 2010, at Grace Episcopal Church, conducted by The Reverend Susan Hardaway.  Interment will follow in Old Silver Brook Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, June 24, 2010.

It is suggested that memorials be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621; or Hospice of The Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621; or to Grace Episcopal Church, 711 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624.

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

Tuesday
Jun222010

ETHEL ROBERTS

October 18, 1911 – June 21, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Sara Ethel Jarrard Roberts, age 98, formerly of Shawnee Drive, wife of the late J. T. Roberts, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at Willow Creek Nursing Center in Iva. 

Born in Hall County, GA on October 18, 1911, Mrs. Roberts was the daughter the late James Henry Jarrard and Lou Ella Anderson Jarrard.  She retired from Abney and Toxaway Mills and was a member of Orrville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her two daughters, Shelby Philyaw and her husband, Laverne and Lou Venturella and her husband, John; son, James Thomas Roberts and special friend, Robin Rosenberg; all of Anderson; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by five brothers and two sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by Dr. Wendell Bannister.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the funeral on Wednesday.

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to Orrville Baptist Church, 2620 S. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29624 or Hallmark Hospice, 117 Broadbent Way, Anderson, SC 29625.

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
Jun212010

ROY CALVIN DUNCAN

August 5, 1929 – June 21, 2010

PENDLETON, SC - Roy “Cowboy” Calvin Duncan, age 80, husband of Annie Weldon Looney Duncan of 842 Crouch Drive, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at his residence. 

Born in Oconee County, SC on August 5, 1929, Mr. Duncan was a son of the late Bruce Cannon Duncan and Lillie Treadway Duncan.  He was a United States Army Korean War veteran and was a member of the American Legion.  He retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas after 34 years of service as a supervisor and was a member of Fants Grove Baptist Church.  Mr. Duncan was an avid baseball player and played with the Textile League for several years.

He is survived by his wife of the home; daughter, Carol Duncan Ridgeway and her husband Randy and their son, Ryan Ridgeway, of Greenville; stepchildren, Jerry Looney of Easley, Judy L. Parks and her husband, Frank of Pendleton, Jane Sonnier and her husband, Brian of Lake Jackson, TX, and Jackie Kelley and her husband, David of Westminster; six step-grandchildren and nine step-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Gurley Duncan; brothers, Ansel, Howard, Paul (Mutt), DeWitt, Joe, Woodrow and Charles Duncan and sisters, Alma D. Swaney and Eloise Terry.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm at Fants Grove Baptist Church officiated by the Reverends David Kelley and Edward Bryson.  Interment will follow in Memory Gardens in Clemson.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.  Mr. Duncan will be placed in the church at 2:30 pm on Wednesday. 

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to Fants Grove Baptist Church, c/o Ed Swaney, 834 Greenville Street, Pendleton, SC 29670. 

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
Jun212010

DR. SAMUEL T. HADDOCK

DECEMBER 19, 1929 - JUNE 19, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Dr. Samuel Thompson Haddock, age 80, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010.

Born in Anderson, SC, on December 19, 1929, he was a son of the late Dr. & Mrs. Samuel Harvey Haddock. Dr. Haddock graduated from Anderson Boys’ High School, the McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN, the University of North Carolina, and Emory University.  He completed his residency at Vanderbilt University.  He was a lifelong member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Sanctuary Choir. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Anderson; a founding member of the Cardinal Racquet Club; and a member of the Anderson County Medical Society.  Dr. Haddock practiced pediatrics in Anderson for fifty years.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Huddleston Haddock; and their children: a daughter, Ellen Haddock Chandler and husband, James Chandler, of Potomac, MD; son, Dr. William Haddock and wife, Karen Haddock, of Thousand Oaks, CA; son, Dr. Samuel Thompson Haddock, Jr., and wife, LeAnne Haddock, of Dallas, TX; and sister, Nan Haddock Drew of Anderson, SC.  He was a loving grandfather to seven grandchildren: Julia Chandler, Grace Chandler, & Sam Chandler of Potomac, MD; William Haddock & Anna Haddock of Thousand Oaks, CA; and Laney Haddock & Thompson Haddock of Dallas, TX. 

He was predeceased by his parents; a daughter, Julia Haddock; and his brother, Bill Haddock. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, conducted by the Reverend Dr. Sinclair Lewis. 

The family is at the home, 104 Carter Oaks Drive, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 22, 2010. 

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to G.A.M.A.C., P.O. Box 2365, Anderson, SC 29622; the Building Fund of St. John’s United Methodist Church, 515 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624, or to Hospice of The Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

The Haddock family would like to gratefully acknowledge the Staff of Willow Creek Living Center for the wonderful care given to Dr. Haddock.

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

Sunday
Jun202010

LENORA RUSSELL CURRY

JULY 18, 1918 – JUNE 20, 2010

ANDERSON, SC -     Lenora “ Pug” Russell Curry, age 91, died in Anderson, on June 20, 2010.

Born July 18, 1918, in Sumter, SC, she was a daughter of the late Samuel O. Russell and Blanche Register Russell. She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Furman Curry.  In 70 years of marriage, the couple’s only separation was during World War II.  Bob was in the Army and served in France, Germany, and England.  Pug and daughter Anne stayed with the Russell family in Florence, SC during that time.

Primarily a homemaker, Pug also did bookkeeping for her husband’s company, Carolina Optical Supply.  She was an active member of the First Baptist Church.  She was an excellent bridge player and enjoyed the game until her death.

In addition to her husband, Pug is survived by her children, Anne Dement of Raleigh, NC and Robert Curry Jr. of Norfolk, VA; grandchildren, David Murray of San Francisco, CA and Shawn Murray of Charlotte, NC; sisters, Ethel Wright of Greenville, SC and Margy Holliday of Galivants Ferry, SC; three great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law; and two sisters-in-law. 

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, and a brother, Samuel Russell, Jr.

A Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 11:30 am, at Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC conducted by Reverend Dr. James R. Thomason.

The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to: Anderson First Baptist Church, 307 S. Manning St., Anderson, SC 29624; or Meal on Wheels, 105 South Fant St., Anderson, SC 29624.

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.

Sunday
Jun202010

D. CARROLL BROWN

ANDERSON, SC – David Carroll Brown, husband of the late Mahalie King Brown, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at NHC Health Care, located in Columbia. 

The funeral arrangements will be announced by The McDougald Funeral Home.