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Tuesday
May112010

RONNIE WHITFIELD

ANDERSON- David Ronald Whitfield, 51, of 601 New Prospect Rd., husband of Terry Bozard Whitfield, died Monday May 10, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born March 27, 1959 in Anderson, he was the son of W. Henry and Erline Donald Whitfield. He worked in the engineering department of AnMed Health and attended NewSpring Church. 

Surviving are his wife, Terry of the home; son, Ty Whitfield; daughters, Lauren Whitfield and Jessie Whitfield all of the home; parents, Henry and Erline Whitfield of Anderson and sister, Deby Reese of Starr.  Ronnie was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Whitfield.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, May 13, 2010 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Dr. Mike Vandiver officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Wednesday at the northeast chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 North. The family is at the residence.

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

Monday
May102010

LINDA KING

May 17, 1942 – May 8, 2010

Anderson, SC – Linda King, age 67, of Riverside Living Center, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010.

Born in Fayetteville, WV on May 17, 1942, Linda was a daughter of the late Ralph and Vernie Marshall King.

She is survived by her sister, Betty Gollihugh and her husband John, who lovingly opened up their home to care for Linda until she moved to Riverside Living Center; two brothers, Winfred King and his wife Joyce of Fayetteville, NC and Joel King and his wife Phyllis of Ripley, WV; a sister-in-law, Gloria King of Oak Hill, WV; seven nieces and eight nephews and Mrs. Edney, her caring roommate at Riverside.

In addition to her parents, Linda is predeceased by three brothers, Wilbur H. King, Thomas L. King and Maurice King.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with the Reverend Kevin James officiating.

A special thanks is extended for the care shown by Linda’s nieces, Donna Gollihugh, Debra Gollihugh-Witt, and Delores Gollihugh; her great-nephews, Jeffrey Witt and Ryan Witt and his wife Kate Sharp-Witt, and the staff at Riverside Living Center and Greenville Memorial Hospital. It is suggested that memorials be made to Riverside Living Center – Arts Department, 109 Bentz Road, Piedmont, SC 29673.

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

Monday
May102010

THELMA HANKS

August 19, 1926 – May 8, 2010

Anderson, SC – Thelma Genell Sandlin Hanks, age 83, of 521 Old Asbury Road, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Greer, SC on August 19, 1926, Mrs. Hanks was a homemaker and a caregiver. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and a member of the Encouragers’ Sunday School class.

Survivors include two sons, Larry A. Cohen and his wife Virginia; D. Lynn Cohen and his wife Virginia; a stepson, R.L. Hanks Jr. and his wife Cindy, all of Anderson; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hanks was predeceased by her husband, R. L. Hanks; her mother, Viola Sandlin Thorne; a brother, Douglas Thorne; and a sister, Ruby Sevy.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 2:30 P.M. in The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Dr. Tony Smith officiating. A Private Family Innichement will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home prior to the service on Tuesday from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Flowers will be accepted.

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

Monday
May102010

ELIZABETH PARKER

November 25, 1952 – May 6, 2010

ANDERSON – Elizabeth was united with Jesus around 1 o’clock A.M. on May 6, 2010. Elizabeth Louise Parker, of 304 Mallard Lane, was born to Elmer Louise McKay and Delma Horace Parker on November 25, 1952 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She attended Cabarrus County Schools and graduated from Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina with a BA in Biology. She was employed by Clemson University in the Agriculture Research Lab where she recently retired with 25 years service.

Elizabeth had completed the South Carolina Master Gardner Program and loved working with her flowers in the springtime of the year. Several of her neighbors commented on how pretty and colorful her yard would be. Springtime was her favorite time of the year.

Elizabeth was a Christian and enjoyed talking about and praising her personal Savior, Jesus Christ. WLFJ (with love from Jesus) was the radio station her car radio was tuned to. She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church where she sang in the adult choir and attended Pastor Steve’s Sunday School Class.

Preceded in death by her father and mother, Elizabeth was the last member of her immediate family.

Elizabeth is survived by her devoted companions, Rose and Max, her backyard gardening buddy, Mary Isom, and her adopted family, Gary C. Kidd and his four children, Tammy May of Barboursville, WV, Tracy Pressley, Tanya Carter, and Travis Kidd, all of Anderson, and grandchildren, Kristin Rider, Jennifer Chamblee, Ronnie Pressley, Christopher Carter, Cory May and Chase Pressley. She is also survived by four aunts on her father’s side, two aunts on her mother’s side, and numerous cousins.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Steve Silvey. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation for family and friends will be from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family will be at the residence of Tracy Pressley, 305 Mallard Lane.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to the Anderson County Animal Shelter, Covenant Baptist Church, or Hospice of the Upstate.

Elizabeth has moved, her new address is: Elizabeth Louise Parker, 7 Halleluiah Chorus Lane, City of Paradise, Heaven. “In my Father’s house are many mansions, if it were not so I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go to prepare a place for, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am you may be also.” John 14:2 & 3.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Monday
May102010

LYNDON W. HANLEY

 February 21, 1953 – May 6, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Lyndon Wayne Hanley, age 57, husband of Deborah Jones Hanley of 512 Visage Drive, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center. 

Born in Anderson, SC on February 21, 1953, Mr. Hanley was a son of the late Robert Hanley and Mattie Jane Jones Hanley.  He was a 1971 graduate of Belton-Honea Path High School and retired as State Correctional Officer with the Perry Correctional Institute with seventeen years of service.  He attended Gethsemane Baptist Temple.

Survivors include his wife of the home; daughter, Missi Hanley of Pickens, SC; sons, Sam Heath and his wife, Jessica of Asheville, NC, Scott Hanley and his wife, Annette of Surfside Beach, SC, William “Bubba” Heath and his wife, Laura of Hodges, SC, Everett Hanley and his wife, Csilla of Germany and B. J. Hanley and his wife, Amanda of Anderson; brother, Calvin Hanley of Anderson; mother-in-law, Lois Jones of Greenwood and nine grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Haskell Hanley.

A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by the Reverend Sam Duncan.

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

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

Saturday
May082010

HAROLD L. BROCK

April 29, 1930 – May 6, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Harold L. Brock, age 80, of 402 Jackson Street, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, SC, Mr. Brock was a son of the late Fletcher Brock and Minnie Osborne Brock.  He was a graduate of Boys’ High School and was a United States Army veteran having served in the Korean Conflict.  He was employed with Glen Raven Mill with over 40 years of service.  He was a member of Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Harvey Brock; “Aunt” Sybil Hicks; close friend, Charlie Walpole; nephews, Wilton, Ray, Johnny, Jimbo, Ronnie, Terry, Randy and Gary and nieces Brenda, Debbie, Peggy, Janice and Annette.

He was predeceased by brothers, Grady, Jim and George Brock and sisters, Ida Parks Lollis, Lucille Duncan and Janette Rice; one nephew and three nieces.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 3:00 pm at M. J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery officiated by the Reverend Ray Pruitt.  Military Honors will be provided by the Upstate Veterans Honor Guard.

The family will be at the home of his niece, Brenda Sullivan and her husband, Frank, 104 Oak Hollow, (North Forest Estate) Pendleton, SC and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Flowers are optional.  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

Friday
May072010

RAY FENDLEY

ANDERSON – Maurice Ray Fendley, Sr., 83 of Anderson, died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at his residence.

Born April 25, 1927 in Salem, he was the son of the late William Wesley and Carrie Littleton Fendley. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the Philippines. Mr. Fendley was the retired owner of Fendley Barber Shop. He was a 60 year member of Hiram Masonic Lodge #68 and was a Shriner. He was a Charter Member of Forest Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jenny Fendley of the home; daughter, Rosemarie Kraft and her husband, Dennis of Anderson; son, Russell Fendley and his wife, Traci of Anderson; four grandchildren, Owen and Adam Kraft, Nathan and Taylor Fendley; and a sister, Pauline Hopkins of Toccoa, GA.

He was preceded in death by a son, Maurice R. Fendley, Jr; six sisters, Carrie Mae Alexander, Bessie Fendley, Josie Criminger, Myra Stewart, Ann Stewart, and Florence McClain; and five brothers, Jesse, John, Bill, Tom, and Harold Fendley.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Stewart Fowler. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Military Honors conducted by Campbell Patriots Honor Guard. Members of the Herbert McCurley Sunday School Class will serve as Honorary Escort. The family will receive friends from 4:30 until 6 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the home of Russell and Traci Fendley, 3154 Old Williamston Road, Anderson.

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
May052010

GLADYS W. IRBY

APRIL 9, 1921 – May 5, 2010

GREENWOOD - Gladys Mae Whitten Smith Teasley Irby, age 89, of 4816 Old Laurens Road, passed away on Wednesday, May 05, 2010, at Self Regional Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC on April 9, 1921, Mrs. Irby was a daughter of the late Frank Whitten and Daisy Mae Haynie Whitten Chastain. She worked for many years at Appleton Mill and later moved to Greenwood where she worked at the Clothes Line Clothing Store.  She was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Brenda Smith of Anderson; stepson, Roger Irby of Donalds; stepdaughters, Gladys Irby Daniel of Greenwood and Dolly Irby Crawford of Hodges; niece, Ann Jacobs Whitaker; two step-grandchildren, Patty and Michael Daniel of Greenwood.  She will be missed by her beloved dog, Baby.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by husbands; Aldolphus Irby, Claude Teasley and Cortez R. Smith; son, Connie Ray Smith; stepsons, William Curtis Teasley and Milton Charles Teasley; sisters, Thelma W. Jacobs and Nannie Louise Whitten and a nephew, Carl Jacobs.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 2:30 pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by the Reverend Susan Smith. 

The family will be at the home of her daughter-in-law, Brenda Smith, 244 Cloverhill Drive, Anderson, SC and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Upstate SC & Western NC, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615 or the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 E. Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Wednesday
May052010

RICHARD R. ROBINSON  

ANDERSON – Richard Roosevelt Robinson, 73, a resident of Wil-Mary Apts., died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born July 13, 1936 in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late James David and Constance I. Roach Robinson. He was a retired C.P.O. in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jasmine Robinson.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery conducted by Rev. Ray Grant. Military Honors will be conducted by the Campbell Patriots Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, 401 North Main Street, Anderson.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

ANDERSON – Richard Roosevelt Robinson, 73, a resident of Wil-Mary Apts., died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born July 13, 1936 in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late James David and Constance I. Roach Robinson. He was a retired C.P.O. in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jasmine Robinson.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery conducted by Rev. Ray Grant. Military Honors will be conducted by the Campbell Patriots Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, 401 North Main Street, Anderson.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Monday
May032010

BILL RAMSEY

DECEMBER 19, 1929 – MAY 1, 2010

SALEM, SC – Bill Horace Ramsey, age 80, of 160 Lake Hollow Road, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010.

Born in Anderson, SC, on December 19, 1929, he was a son of the late Carlos Fuller and Celia Ramsey.  He was a graduate of Anderson Boys’ High School and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and later served in the United States Army. Mr. Ramsey retired as a Supervisor for BellSouth.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” McCarley Ramsey of the home; daughter, April Dawn Holtzclaw of Erlanger, KY; and four stepsons: Lake Julian of Salem, Dean Mauldin of Piedmont, Tim Mauldin of Seneca, and Mark Mauldin of Buckely, WA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Betty Jean Rhodes Ramsey; his sister, Betty Ramsey Culbertson; and his two brothers: Carlton Ramsey and Jack Ramsey.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Jack Couch. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until 1:45 pm, prior to the service on Wednesday. 

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

Monday
May032010

M. L. CHEEK, JR.

BELTON – Marion Lloyd Cheek, Jr., 70, of Belton, husband of Brenda Brown Cheek, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born March 1, 1940 in Anderson, he was the son of Pearl Anderson Cheek and the late Marion L. Cheek. He was in the Army Reserve and a graduate Forest College with a Business Degree. He was a retired sales associate in the Automotive Industry and was of the Baptist Faith. 

Surviving are his wife, Brenda Cheek of the home; 3 daughters, Kelley (Mark) Rhodes, LaDonna Cheek Pruitt and Susan (Josh) Cheek-Williams; stepson, Russell (Sunny) Wells all of Anderson; 2 granddaughters, Ansley and Morgan Rhodes; sister, Iris Whetsell of Kingstree, SC and brother, Doug Cheek of Taylors, SC.

A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Dr. Wendell Bannister officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 until 3pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at their respective homes. 

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

Sunday
May022010

L. IRENE CHIPPS

MAY 17, 1915 – MAY 1, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Lenore Irene Chipps, age 94, wife of the late John Herbert Chipps, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010.

Born in Gassaway, West VA, on May 17, 1915, she was a daughter of the late James Wilson and Maggie Ward Wilson.  She was a homemaker and a member of North Anderson Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children: John Herbert Chipps, Jr. and wife, Beulah Mae of Anderson, Martha J. Ross of Conneaut, OH, Peggy L. Dye of Anderson, and Susan Watson and husband, Patrick of Anderson; brother, Bill Wilson of Vineland, NJ; thirteen grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Bill Rigsby.  Interment will follow in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family is at the home, 316 Bridgeview Drive, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, and also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of The Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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