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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.

Sunday
Jun202010

DR. SAMUEL T. HADDOCK  

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

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

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.

Sunday
Jun202010

SHERMAN THOMAS MCLANE

DECEMBER 21, 1932 – JUNE 18, 2010 

ANDERSON, SC – Sherman Thomas “ Tommy” McLane, age 77, husband of Ruby Nell  Bray McLane, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 18, 2010.

Born on December 21, 1932, he was a son of the late Dewey Lee McLane and Jessie Mae Ashworth McLane. He retired from the Murray Cookie Company and also worked for Merita Bread Company.  He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son; Hubert L. McLane and his wife, Gloria; daughters, Martha Diane Wheeler and her husband, Tharrell, and Kathy Dove and her husband, Duane; brothers, Douglas, Herbert, and Roger McLane; sister, Barbara Odom; nine grandchildren, Lisa, Kim, Brad, Brent, Tommy, Scott, Brandon, Matthew, Jacob; twenty-one great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. 

He was predeceased by a grandson, John Thomas McLane.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at New Prospect Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Dr. Tony Smith and Reverend Tom Turner.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, June 21, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

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.

Saturday
Jun192010

MONTEEN G. ARFLIN

OCTOBER 16, 1933 – JUNE 17, 2010 

SANDY SPRINGS, SC – Monteen Gray Arflin, age 76, wife of the late Joe S. Arflin, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at North Pointe Assisted Living.

Born October 16, 1933, Monteen was a daughter of the late Thomas Samuel Gray and Birdie Owen Gray.  She retired with 50 years of service from the textile industry and was a faithful member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church.

Survivors include her two sons: Gary Arflin and his wife, Tracy, of Benton, AR, and

Ronald Arflin and his wife, Cheryl, of Boynton Beach, FL; brothers, Tommy and Sammy Gray; sisters, Mary Black, Gail Richie, and Jackie Black; five grandchildren; Amy Currie, Joey Arflin, Stephanie Williams, Christopher Arflin, and Michael McConnell, and two great-grandchildren, Delaney and Ethan.

She was predeceased by her daughter; Melissa McConnell; brother James Gray and a sister, Joan Simpson.

The Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, June 21, 2010, at Mount Tabor Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Danny Gray.  Interment will follow in Mount Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Sunday, June 20, 2010.

Flowers will be accepted. 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 MCDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME  is in charge of the arrangements.

Friday
Jun182010

Richard Anthony Cannarella

ANDERSON- Richard Anthony Cannarella, 69, of Long Needle Way, entered into Heaven on Thursday June 17, 2010 at his residence.

Born May 28, 1941, he was the son of the late Thomas Haskins and Rose Martino Cannarella. He was a retired aeronautical engineer and technical writer and was known to many as the “Born Again Baritone”. He was a dedicated and loving husband and dad, an evangelist and gospel singer.  He and his wife of 47 years, Judy, moved to Anderson six years ago from New Jersey and have enjoyed southern living with his family.

Surviving are his wife, Judith Riccitelli Cannarella of the home; son, Richard Tom Cannarella and his wife, Carol of N. Plainfield, NJ; daughters, Debi Lynch and her husband, Frank and Vikki Paese and her husband, Kevin all of Anderson; grandchildren: Benjamin and Nathanael Cannarella, Joshua and Kayce Leigh Paese and Erin Joy and Brandon Lynch and sisters, Cecelia and RoseMary.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday June 19, 2010 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Mr. Larry Reeves officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 PM prior to the service.

The family has requested that any donations be made through Gideon Memorial Bibles available at the service.

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

Thursday
Jun172010

ANN HOLLIDAY

ANDERSON – Ann Seawright Holliday, 74, of Anderson, wife of Charles W. Holliday, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born August 16, 1935 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Lillian Hewin Seawright. She retired as Director of Medical Records at AnMed Health Medical Center with 43 years service. She was a member of the American Medical Records Association. Mrs. Holliday was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church and the Esther Sunday school class. She was a devoted and faithful Gamecock Fan and was a member of the Gamecock Club. 

Survivors include her husband, Charles W. Holliday of the home; son, Douglas Lee Holliday and wife, Melissa of Anderson; two grandsons, Andrew Holliday and Jordan Holliday; granddaughter, Lindsay Doyle; and a sister, Betty Hughes and husband, Hurman of Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Tom Owen. Burial will be in M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the home of Betty and Hurman Hughes, 2512 Warren Drive, Anderson.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Attn: Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons Street, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Thursday
Jun172010

MILDRED AYERS

ANDERSON – Mildred Collins Bryant Ayers, 82, of 3228 Abbeville Highway, wife of Willis Samuel Ayers, died Thursday, June 17, 2010 at her home. 

Born May 5, 1928 in Pendleton, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Pearl Collins Bryant. She was a homemaker and a member of Varennes Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Willis Samuel Ayers of the home; daughter, Brenda Faye Ayers of the home; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; brother, Truman Bryant of Greenville; and sisters, Evelyn Crum of Easley and Mary Faye Terrill of Hampton, VA.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Willis Edgar Ayers, Casey O. Ayers, Sr., and Van S. Ayers.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Varennes Heights Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Kurt Mitchell and Rev. Weldon Sellers. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, 401 North Main Street, Anderson. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Saturday. The family is at the residence.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com