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Monday
Mar012010

JOSEPH M. HOLAHAN, JR.

MAY 19, 1917 – FEBRUARY 24, 2010
ANDERSON, SC – Joseph Myles Holahan, Jr., age 92, husband of the late Katherine Englert Holahan, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at NHC Healthcare of Anderson.
 
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, on May 19, 1917, he was the son of the late Joseph Myles Holahan and Florence Kelleher Holahan.  He served in the United States Army National Guard, was a 1939 graduate of Manhattan College, and retired from True Temper as an Industrial Engineer. Mr. Holahan was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he was a founder of the Hilltoppers and was formerly active within the Knights of Columbus. For many years he was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
 
Survivors include his children: Christine Turner of Charleston, SC, Cathleen LaFave and husband, Jim, of Hickory, NC, Donald Francis Holahan and wife, Joanne, of Geneva, OH, Leo Andrew Holahan and wife, Julie, of Covington, GA, and Thomas A. Holahan and wife, Kimberly, of Anderson, SC; a sister, Ursula Holahan of Charleston, SC; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
 
In addition to his parents & wife, he was predeceased by a son, Joseph M. Holahan, III; and a sister, Audrey Stenson.
 
A Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 5, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church celebrated by Father Aubrey McNeil, OFM.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday, March 4, 2010, from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm.  A Prayer Service will follow at 7:30 pm conducted by Father Hayden J. Vaverek.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that, memorials be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church and School, 1200 Cornelia Road, Anderson, South Carolina 29621 or to Meals on Wheels, Post Office Box 285, Anderson, South Carolina 29622.
 
The family is at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Holahan, 1308 Hunters Trail, Anderson.
 
An online message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Monday
Mar012010

Dr. Don Garrison

Dr. Don C. Garrison, 75, of Easley, SC, died Saturday, February 27, 2010, after a brief illness at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Carol Smith Garrison, of the home; one son, Major Donnie R. Garrison and his wife, Cheryl and grandsons, Bolt and Bryant Garrison, of Easley. His mother, Vera M. Garrison of Pickens; two brothers, David Garrison and wife, Ruth, of Pickens and Dan Garrison and wife Linda of Easley.

Dr. Garrison was born in Liberty, SC, son of Vera Medlock Garrison of Liberty and the late Ernest Casper Garrison. In addition to his father, Dr. Garrison was predeceased by his niece, Lynn Garrison, of Pickens.

He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Furman University and Doctorate from Duke University.

Dr. Garrison was President of Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, SC, from November 1971 through June 2003. In 2002, the Tri-County Technical College Commission recognized Dr. Garrison by naming the Pendleton campus in his honor.

In his early years in education Dr. Garrison was Head Coach at Palmetto High School, Assistant Football Coach at Pendleton High and Easley High. He also served as Interim President, Vice President, Dean of Allied Health Sciences, and Evening Dean at Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC from 1963-1971.

Dr. Garrison was President of the Aerospace Education Foundation (AEF), Washington DC, from 1981-1984. He was named as a Gen. Jimmy Doolittle Fellow and a Lt. Gen. Ira Eaker Fellow for his service to AEF. His many state and national honors included the Air Force Association's Medal of Merit in 1984. He established the first memorial in SC to those who served in the Vietnam war, served as Chairman of the Board of the S.C. Military Family Care Association, and was active with the 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command Family Readiness Group, Anderson S.C..

He was awarded the Order of the Palmetto and the Order of the Silver Crescent by the Governor of South Carolina. He received the A. Wade Martin Award from the SC State Board for Technical Education and the Marie Y. Martin Administrators Award and the President of the Year Award by the American Association of Community College Trustees.

Dr. Garrison will be remembered as a fervent Christian, Deacon and Sunday School teacher. At the time of his death, he was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and the Inspiration Bible Fellowship Class.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 8:00PM Monday at Robinson Funeral Home- Powdersville Road.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday at Rock Springs Baptist Church with the Drs' David Gallamore and John Adams officiating. Entombment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, in care of Rock Springs Baptist Church, 201 Rock Springs Road, Easley, SC 29642.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road

Sunday
Feb282010

Cecil Whiten

April 9, 1928 – February 27, 2010
 
Anderson, SC – Roy Cecil Whiten, age 81, of 1303 P & N Drive, died Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the AnMed Medical Health Center.
 
Born in Toccoa, GA, Cecil was the son of the late Charles Avery “Charlie” Whiten and Ethel Martin Whiten. He served his country in the Army Air Corp. during WWII.  He retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas after thirty years of service.  He was a Mason as well as a Shriner and a member of Eureka Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Whiten Adams and her husband Joe, of Taylors, SC.; two grandchildren, Laura Adams and Army Specialist, Ryan Adams.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou “Peggy” Butler Whiten; brothers, Lewis Whiten, Charles  “ Frog” Whiten, Hurbert Whiten, Ralph Whiten, Don Whiten, and sisters, Veneeta Smith, Dorothy Cooper, Rachel Walden.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Eureka Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Robert Dickard and Reverend Dr. Ron Fousek.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with Military Honors provided by Campbell Patriots Post 184.
 
The family will at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, March 1, 2010, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
 
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Eureka Baptist Church, 1600 North Highway 29, 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.

Sunday
Feb282010

Herbert “Bill” Johnson

August 12, 1936—February 28, 2010
 
Anderson, SC-Mr. Herbert “Bill” Johnson, age 73, husband of Celia Scott Johnson, of 200 Fairlane Drive, died Sunday, February 28, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Belton, he was a son of the late Harry Lee Johnson and Nellie Ann Black Johnson Vaughn.  He was retired from Anderson County Road Maintenance and was a member of High Praises Church of God. “Bill” was also the program coordinator and athletic director for The Salvation Army Boys Club from 1959-1966.
 
Survivors include his wife of the home; son, Deron Johnson and his wife Krista of Anderson; daughter, Pam Johnson Lowe and her husband Ronald Lowe, Jr. of Anderson; four grandchildren, Tyler Lowe, Amber Johnson, Brittany Lowe, and Courtney Johnson; two brothers, Carl and Gordon Johnson, both of Anderson.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Johnson.
 
The funeral service will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at High Praises Church of God officiated by Reverend Chris Sustar. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday at The McDougald Funeral Home. Mr. Johnson will be placed in the church at 12 Noon on Wednesday.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Sunday
Feb282010

Sara Sue Wright

June 4, 1926 – February 27, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Sara Sue Royston Wright, age 83, of 216 Richey Circle, died, Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Royston, GA, Mrs. Wright was a daughter to the late Walter Royston and Bernice Pierce Royston.  She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
 
She is survived by her children, Michael Wright and his wife, La Donna of Belton, SC, Robert Wright and his wife, Susan of Anderson, SC, and Gloria Wright Lawson and her husband, Brad of Kennewick, WA;  six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and a brother, George Junior Royston of Danielsville, GA.
 
She was predeceased by her husband, James Roy Wright; a sister, Louise Royston Dutton, and brothers, Richard, Eugene, Robert Lee, Buddy, and Paul Royston.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 2:00PM in The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Glenn Taylor officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 28, 2010 from 7:00PM until 9:00PM.
 
The family will be at the home of Michael Wright, 2120 Bethany Church Road, Belton, SC.
 
Memorials may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church, P.O. Box 13063, 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
Feb282010

Mike Luper

December 19, 1944—February 27, 2010
 
Taylors, SC- Mr. James Michael “Mike” Luper, age 65, husband of Grace Baker Luper, of 1506 Pinecroft Drive, died Saturday, February 27, 2010 at Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in LaGrange, GA, he was a son of the late Arthur Faulkner Luper. Mike was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a retired self-employed general contractor. He attended Taylors Church of God.
 
Survivors include his wife of the home; sons, Jeremy Foshee of NC and Stephen Luper of Anderson; daughters, Shanon Luper of Columbia and Hannah Luper of Taylors; two grandchildren; two brothers, Ken Luper of Anderson and Darrell Luper of Outer Banks, NC.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Luper.
 
The funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Scott Wiggins. Interment will follow in M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery with Military honors.
 
The family will receive friends on Monday from 6pm-8pm at the funeral home.
 
The family will be at the home of his sister-in-law, Jean Frost, 205 Cloverdale Drive in Anderson.
 
Flowers are optional, however, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, 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.

Sunday
Feb282010

PAM R. WILSON

PENDLETON, SC – Pamela Louiza Robbins Wilson, 53, of 203 Pickens Drive, wife of Bob Wilson, died Friday, February 26, 2010 at her residence.

Born August 24, 1956 in Livingston, TN, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Vallie I. Padgett Robbins. She was a graduate of Tennessee Tech and later worked for Clemson University in the Energy Department.

Surviving are her husband, Bob Wilson, of the home; daughter, Louiza Bleu Arrowood of Piedmont; Robby Wilson of the home; brother, Tony Robbins of Livingston, TN and two sisters, Peggy Garrett of TN and Patsy Cantrell of MI. She was preceded in death by two brothers Ted and Shelton Robbins.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday at Bethsaida Christian Church in Monroe, TN. Burial to follow in the family cemetery.

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

Friday
Feb262010

Mason Norwood

August 7, 1928—February 25, 2010
 
Iva, SC- Mr. Callie Mason Norwood, age 81, husband of Betty Mitchell Norwood, passed away peacefully at Willow Creek Nursing Center in Iva on Thursday, February 25, 2010. During his illness, he was surrounded by his family.
 
Born in Elberton, Georgia on August 7, 1928, Mason was the son of the late William Henry Norwood and Hattie Hammond Norwood.
 
Mason was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, where he was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He worked in the textile industry for 42 years and retired from Jackson Mills with 38 years of service. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #44. Mason loved farming and was one who led by example. He celebrated more birthdays during his lifetime than any of his deceased brothers and sisters as well as his parents.
 
Survivors include his wife, Betty; children, Kenneth Norwood and his wife Sherry, Janice McCullough and her husband Gary, David Norwood and his wife Tammy, and Randall Norwood; three grandchildren, Garrett McCullough, Tyler and Kacie Norwood; two sisters, Kathryn Egri, Esta Burton and one brother William Norwood.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant grandson, Stephen Norwood; siblings, Leslie Norwood, Lyman Norwood, Margaret Parnell, Jeams Norwood, Jack Norwood, and Maleecy Johnston.
 
The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Rocky River Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Kirt Mitchell and Reverend Stephen Payne. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Military honors.
 
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday from 6:30pm until 8:30pm.
 
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Rocky River Baptist Church, 3234 Lake Secession 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.

Friday
Feb262010

BETTY CALDWELL

ANDERSON – Rebecca Francis “Betty” Caldwell, a resident of Summit Place of Anderson, formerly of 215 Timber Lane, wife of John W. “Bill” Caldwell, died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born October 1, 1930 in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Robert Veston and Ella Susan Parham Francis. Betty was a nurse at National Health Care in Anderson for 26 years and was very devoted to her patients. She also loved being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a faithful member of Concord Baptist Church where she served in the nursery, sang in the sanctuary choir, and was a member of the Amy Jameson Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Bill Caldwell of the home; her children, Pat Caldwell of Fredericksburg, VA, Johnnie Caldwell, Rebecca C. “Becky” Jones, Tom Caldwell, and Chris Caldwell, all of Anderson, Kenny Caldwell, M.D. of Awendaw, SC, and Laurie C. Scheffer of Hanahan, SC. She adored her 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lyman Francis, who died November 22, 1944 in the Battle for Metz, in Patton’s Army.

A celebration of her life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Concord Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Don Cox and Rev. Bob Marcaurelle. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the church. Entombment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum will be private. Pallbearers will be her five sons and her beloved son-in-law, Butch Jones. The body will be placed in the church at 12 noon Saturday. The family is at the home of a daughter, Becky Jones, 107 Laurel Lane, Pendleton.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund or Music Fund at Concord Baptist Church, 1012 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Friday
Feb262010

FRANK ISBELL

July 31, 1930 – February 25, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - William Frank Isbell, age 79, husband of Peggy Jefferson Isbell of 313 Lyonswood Drive, died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Townville, SC on July 31, 1930, Mr. Isbell was the son of the late Doris Isbell and Gertrude Kay Isbell.  He served in the United States Army and the Army Reserves.  He retired from textiles, having worked at Orr Lyons and Joseph Lyons Mills.  He was currently employed at White Jones for the past 20 years.  Mr. Isbell wasformerly a Gideon and a devoted member of Pleasant View Baptist Church where he was a deacon, attended the Julian Campbell Sunday School class and served on many church committees.
 
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Jefferson Isbell of the home; daughter, Pat Isbell Todd and her husband, Roger of Belton; sisters, Lois Carver of Seneca, Louise Harvell of Anderson, Monteze Dyar and Linda Cole, both of Townville and a granddaughter, Melissa Fortner.
 
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Lyles.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 2:30 pm at Pleasant View Baptist Church officiated by the Reverend Glenn Taylor.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the member of the Julian Campbell Sunday School class. Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Mr. Isbell will be placed in the church at 2:00 pm on Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church. P.O. Box 13063, Anderson, SC 29624. 
 
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
Feb252010

BETSY REDMAN

September 14, 1973 – February 23, 2010

CORNELIA, GA - Elizabeth Michelle Redman, age 36, of Cornelia, GA died Tuesday, February 23, 2010.

Born in Greenville, SC on September 14, 1973, Betsy was a daughter of Jim L. McGarity of Iva, SC.  She was an area manager with the Waffle House Restaurants.

She is survived by two daughters, Heather and Theresa Redman of Anderson, SC; brother, Boyd McGarity of Iva, SC and a sister, Sandra Turner of Oconee County, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Carswell Baptist Church with the Reverend James Bannister officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday, February 26, 2010 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. The family will be at the home of her father, 256 Purdy Road, Iva, SC.

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
Feb252010

JOE H. CARTER, JR.

ANDERSON – Joseph Hollingsworth Carter, Jr., 91, of Anderson, husband of the late Sadler Neely Carter, died Monday, February 22, 2010 at Hospice of Laurens County, Clinton.

Born April 14, 1918 in Mount Airy, NC, he was the son of the late Dr. Joseph H. Carter, Sr., a former ministerat Central Presbyterian Church in Anderson, and the late Elizabeth Bright Carter. He was a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army- Air Corp during World War II, where he served as a pilot. Mr. Carter was a graduate of Clemson University and was retired from Southwestern Life Insurance Company, and later worked as a real estate agent. He was a former President of the Lions Club, associated with the Boy Scouts of America and the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, and was honored as Salvation Army Board member of the Year. Mr. Carter was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Anderson where he served as a Deacon, Elder, and Sunday school Superintendent. He enjoyed being a part of the Jim Ezelle Men’s Intercessory Prayer group for a number of years.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph Hollingsworth Carter, III and wife, Jane of Statesville, NC, and James Neely Carter and wife, Deannie of York, SC; two daughters, Elizabeth (Betsy) Earle Carter Ducworth and husband, Tommy of Paris, TN, and Mary Sadler Carter Waldron and husband, Chuck of Mountville, SC; twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Carter Sitton of Anderson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jeanne Landrum and Virginia Covington.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Central Presbyterian Church in Anderson followed by a time of visitation with family and friends in the church parlor.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 1404 North Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621 or Hospice of Laurens County, P.O. Box 178, Clinton, SC 29325.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com