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Thursday
Jan072010

VIVIAN WRIGHT JOHNSON

February 18, 1927 – January 2, 2010
 
GREENWOOD, SC – Mrs. Vivian Elizabeth Wright Johnson, age 82, resident of Magnolia Manor, wife of the late James C. Johnson, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont, Greenwood, SC.
 
Born in Anderson on February 18, 1927, Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of the late Henry Witherspoon Wright and the late Julia Elizabeth Edmonds Wright. She retired from JC Penney in 1989 with over 27 years of service. After retirement, she worked at Johnson’s Market. She was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church where she was a former member of the F.O. Bailey Sunday School Class, the church choir, and Reflections Choir. In recent years while living at Magnolia Manor, she was President of the Resident’s Council and of The Red Hat Society.
 
She is survived by two daughters, Elaine J. Hall and her husband Michael D. Hall of Abbeville, and Darlene J. Sperr and her husband David Sperr of Anderson; four grandchildren: Ashlea E. Hall of Conway, Lyndsey A. Hall of Anderson, Ryan J. Yow of Anderson and Jamie D. Yow of Anderson; four sisters-in-law, Lillian S. Wright, Vivian W. Wright, Betty S. Johnson, all of Anderson, and Elizabeth M. Johnson of Greer.
 
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Darwin H. Wright and William T. Wright and three sisters, Evelyn W. Fountain, Camilla W. Hale and Myra W. McAlister.
 
The Funeral Service will be on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:00 PM at The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Tom Cartledge and Darren Rood officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
 
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home prior to the service from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM.
 
The family respectfully request that flowers and food be omitted and memorials be sent in Mrs. Johnson’s name to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.
 
On online message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday
Jan052010

FRANCES MAC KINNON 

March 10, 1930 – January 4, 2010
 
HONEA PATH, SC - Frances Louise Turner Vaughn MacKinnon, age 79, wife of Murdoch “Doc” MacKinnon of 1124 Legion Lake Road, died Monday, January 4, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Anderson, SC on March 10, 1930, Mrs. MacKinnon was a daughter of the late Harvey Turner and Annie Bell Hicks Turner.  She attended Girls’ High School and for many years, she worked in textiles and was also a beautician.
 
Survivors include her husband of the home; son, James W. “Jim” Vaughn and his wife, Dianne Wilbanks Vaughn of Anderson; daughter, Pat Vaughn Addison and her husband Randal of Greenville; brother, James Turner of Anderson; sisters, Eileen Cheek of Greenville, Ellen English of Belton and Bonnie Wicker of Anderson; four grandchildren, Janet Addison, Lindsay Neely and her husband, Robert, Ross Vaughn and his wife, Cammie, all of Greenville and Leanne Vaughn of Anderson.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, James Arthur Vaughn, Jr.; sisters, Ruby Crocker, Annie Mae Perry, Nellie Sue Wicker, Doris Murray and Kathleen Turner.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Dr. Kirt Mitchell.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday 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.

Monday
Jan042010

LIB M. WOODSON

SEPTEMBER 15, 1921 – JANUARY 4, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Annie Elizabeth McKinney Woodson, age 88, of 1553 Denver Road, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Anderson, SC, on September 15, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Hillary Clifford McKinney and Reedie Lee Queen McKinney.  She was a graduate of Lebanon High School and retired from LaFrance Industries.  Mrs. Woodson was a member of Welcome Baptist Church where for many years she taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and was instrumental in the Church Nursery.  She was an avid gardener.
 
Survivors include her children: two daughters, Margaret Freeman of Anderson, and Linda Gilliland of Pendleton; one son, Albert J. “A.J.” Woodson, Jr., of Williamston; one sister, Dorothy M. Acker of Anderson; seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Onie Whitten Woodson; her grandson, Jimmy Gilliland; her brother, Hillary Clifford McKinney, Jr.; and two sisters: Margie M. Thompson and Evelyn M. Browning.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 3 pm on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by William R. West, Jr.  Interment will follow in Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery.
 
The family is at the home of Jim & Linda Gilliland, 1002 Ridgeview Drive (North Forest Estates), Pendleton, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm prior to the service on Wednesday.
 
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Welcome Baptist Church, 4800 Clemson Boulevard, Pendleton, SC 29670.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Monday
Jan042010

WILTON L. ENTREKIN

November 17, 1925 – January 4, 2010
 
STARR, SC - Wilton L. “Bud” Entrekin, age 84, of Starr, died Monday, January 04, 2010 at his residence.
 
Born in Iva, SC on November 17, 1925, Mr. Entrekin was the son of the late Rupert C. Entrekin and Leola Hall Entrekin.  He was a United States Navy World War II veteran and retired as a paint contractor.  He was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church where he previously served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, RA Counselor and Church Treasurer.
 
Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Cornelia David Entrekin; children, Amelia E. Giles of Starr, SC, Shirley E. Taylor of Anderson, SC, Gerald E. Entrekin of Lawrenceville, GA, Debbie E. McGee of Huntsville, AL and David W. Entrekin of Starr,
SC; Sisters, Julia Haynie of Anderson, SC and Betty Jo Hulsey of Lula, GA; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, T. C. Entrekin and sisters, Mary E. Carson and Lucy E. Stewart.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Ed Hunsinger and Reverend Larry Cox.  Interment will follow in Starr Baptist Church Cemetery.
 
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 5, 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.

Monday
Jan042010

TONY DALE HACKETT

April 8, 1961 – January 3, 2010
STARR - Tony Dale Hackett, 48, husband of Norma Jean Hackett of 116 Nichols Lane, died Sun., Jan. 3, 2010.
 
Born in Anderson, he was a son of Ressie Mae Hackett of Anderson and the late James Edward Hackett.  He was a member of Antreville Church of God.
 
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Rose Hackett; son, Nicholas Eugene Nichols (Casey); 3 sisters; 2 brothers and 6 grandchildren.
 
He was predeceased by his father and one brother.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at The Antreville Church of God on Wed., Jan. 6, 2010 at 3:00 pm with Rev. James J. Carter officiating with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service.
 
The family will be at the residence.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Monday
Jan042010

KEITH LOLLIS

DECEMBER 7, 1962 – JANUARY 3, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Keith Alan Lollis, age 47, of 1710 Gerrard Road, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2010, at his home.
 
Born in Anderson, SC, on December 7, 1962, he was a son of Ken and Helen Chasteen Lollis.  He was a graduate of Westside High School. In addition to serving in the United States Army, Mr. Lollis served in Egypt. He was a member of Hope Fellowship Church.
 
Survivors include his parents, Ken & Helen Lollis of the home; sons: Keith Alan Lollis and wife, Brandi and Cameron Alan Lollis, all of Iva; brother, Randy Lollis and wife, Vickie of Anderson; sister, Deborah Hopkins of Anderson; two grandchildren: Joshua Lollis and Hayden Lollis.
 
The Funeral Service will be at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, conducted by the Reverend Mark Gasque.  Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
 
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1pm until 2pm, prior to the service on Tuesday.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 

Sunday
Jan032010

ARTHUR B. CASTO

ANDERSON, SC – Arthur Blair Casto, 87, of 1211 Cobbs Glen Drive, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at his residence.

Born May 12, 1922 in Rockcastle, WV, he was the son of the late Okey H. and Elva Battrell Casto. He attended Bethel Grade School at Rockcastle, WV, High School at Ripley, WV, Montana State University (Air Force Navagation) and Indiana Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) Ft. Wayne, IN. He was a Veteran of WWII, serving in the 20th Air Force, South Pacific, Guam and Siapan. He was employed by Union Carbide for 22 years and Stauffer Chemical Company for 12 years. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, WV.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Tolley Casto of the home; 2 sons, Jeffrey K. Casto of Phoenix, AZ and Stephen B. Casto of Anderson, SC; 2 grandchildren, Christopher B. Casto of Atlanta, GA and Amanda M. Casto of Palo Alto, CA; sister, Ardella Casto of Cross Lanes, WV.  He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Mildred Parsons and E. Marie Casto and 3 brothers, Milford, Dale and Bernard Casto.   

A visitation will be held Monday from 6 until 7pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. Funeral service and visitation will also be held in Dunbar, WV on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 E. Calhoun St, Anderson, SC 29621.

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Sunday
Jan032010

CASEY O. AYERS, JR.

ANDERSON – Casey O’Dell Ayers, Jr., 31, of 1429 Grady Hall Road, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 in Greenville.

Born November 21, 1978 in Anderson, he was the son of Willie Brock Ayers and the late Casey O’Dell Ayers, Sr.

Survivors include his mother, Willie Brock Ayers, of the home; brothers, Richard E. Ayers, and Ronnie B. Ayers and his wife, Brittany Anne, of Anderson, and Christopher D. Ayers and his wife, Beth Ann of Liberty; sisters, Rebecca Ann Murphy and her husband, James C. Murphy, and Rachel Elizabeth Ayers of Anderson; and his grandparents, Willis Samuel and Mildred Collins Bryant Ayers of Anderson.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel.

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Sunday
Jan032010

GENA DURHAM

May 8, 1954 – January 2, 2010
 
Anderson, SC – Gena Lynn Farmer Durham, age 55, of 200 Miracle Mile, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at her residence.
 
Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of the late Fred E. Farmer and Annie Mae Darby Farmer. She was a member of West Whitner Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include her son, Frederick “Freddie” Durham and her daughter, Melissa Durham, both of Anderson; three grandchildren, Cody and Katie Durham and Cameron Lindow.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Fants Grove Baptist Church with the Mr. Dendy Clardy and Rev. Jerry Durham officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, January 4, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Mrs. Durham will be placed in the church on Tuesday at 12:00 noon.
 
The family will be at 101 Kingston Way, Anderson, SC 29625.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sunday
Jan032010

Arthur Taylor

June 2, 1942-January 2, 2010
 
Anderson, SC- Mr. Arthur Taylor, age 67, of 1301 Pearl Harbor Way, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at Brookside Living Center.
 
Born in Anderson, he was a son of the late Arthur Julius Taylor and Vinnie Gillespie Taylor and was a member of Fants Grove Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include his children, Jeffery Brian Taylor of Anderson and Jennifer Rodriguez of Pendleton; brother, Will Taylor of Seneca and two grandchildren.
 
A Graveside Service will be held at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at Fants Grove Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Jack Couch.
 
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2pm-3pm.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sunday
Jan032010

LAWRENCE W. YEARGIN, JR.

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Lawrence W. “Fuzzy” Yeargin, Jr., passed away on December 30, 2009, at his home in Huntsville, AL.
 
Lawrence was a native of Anderson and longtime resident of Greenville.  He graduated from Anderson Boys’ High School and attended Auburn University.  Mr. Yeargin was a retired Sales Representative.  He was an avid motor boater, sailor, water-skier, and outdoorsman.  Above all, Fuzzy enjoyed making friendships abroad that led to a lifetime of wonderful memories.
 
Survivors include his wife, Edith Yeargin, of the home; son, Lawrence W. Yeargin, III (Tripp) and wife, Stewart and their children: Will and Maribella of Greenville, SC; his sister, Betty Jackson of Greenville, SC, and her children: Tommy, Beaty, Rosemary, and Anna.  He is also survived by Edith’s children: Esther Martin, Cpl. Philip D. Martin, and Rachel Martin Smith and husband, Joel and their children: Abigail, Isaac, and Noah, all of Huntsville, AL.
 
He was predeceased by his parents, Lawrence W. Yeargin, Sr., & Rosa Katherina Garrison Yeargin; and his brother, Donald Garrison Yeargin.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 3pm on Monday, January 4, 2009, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, conducted by the Reverend Deborah Richardson Moore.  A private committal service for the family will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm on Monday, prior to the funeral service.  Following the funeral service, the family will receive friends at the Bohemian Café at 2-B West Stone Avenue (corner of North Main Street), in Greenville.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Sunday
Jan032010

EDITH GODFREY

PENDLETON – Edith Klippstein Hann Godfrey, 88, of 1300 Marett Road, died Thursday, December 31, 2009 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born August 7, 1921 in Buffalo, NY, she was a homemaker and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church, Iva.

Survivors include her son, Larry Hann and wife, Sandra of Pendleton; and two granddaughters, Victoria Corbett of Anderson and Crystal Hann of Clinton, TN.

She was thrice married, first to the late Erwin David Hann, second to the late Wilbur Arnold, and third to the late Harold Godfrey. She was preceded in death by a son, David Hann. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Robbie Garrett. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Transplant Assistant Fund for Victoria Corbett, 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite F-120, Radnor, PA 19087.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

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