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Tuesday
Dec062016

Linda P. Bryant

Anderson, SC - Linda Louise Poore Bryant, 77, wife of Raymond Wilson Bryant, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Ellenburg Nursing Center.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Cecil Jones Poore. She was a 1958 graduate of Girls High School and was a graduate of Anderson College. She was a teacher and social worker in Anderson public schools for 30 years. Mrs. Bryant was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Temple.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond W. Bryant; one son, David Bryant; grandson, Josh Bryant; and a great grandson, Grayson Bryant.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Bradley Bryant and two sisters,
JoAnne Woodward Moore and Barbara Burden Forshee.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 8, at Gethsemane Baptist Temple conducted by Rev. Sam Duncan and Rev. Bob Marcaurelle. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Sullivan-King Mortuary
www.sullivanking.com

Sunday
Nov132016

William A. “Bo” Kelly

Anderson, SC - William Alvin Kelly, 75, husband of Joyce Glenn Kelly, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016, at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in McCormick, he was the son of the late James Edward and Martha Fowler Kelly. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Mr. Kelly was retired from Owens-Corning Fiberglas with 38 years service and later worked with Anderson County Solid Waste Department. He was a member of Starr Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and was a member of the Men’s Sunday School Class. 

Survivors include his wife, Joyce G. Kelly of the home; son, Edward Glenn Kelly of the home; two grandchildren, John Jacob “J.J.” Kelly and Thomas Lloyd Roberts, both of Pendleton; two brothers, James Edward Kelly, Jr. and wife, Shelby of Anderson and Marion Cecil “Buddy” Kelly and wife, Angie of Fair Play; and one sister, Linda Ann Bailey and husband, Kenneth of Anderson. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Michelle Kelly and an infant sister, Brenda Gail Kelly.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Starr Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Tony Howell. Burial will follow in South Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Starr Baptist Church Van Fund, P.O. Box 137, Starr, SC 29684 or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Oct252016

Anne Poore McAlister

Anderson, SC - Helen Anne Poore McAlister, 63, wife of Joe McAlister, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Haskell and Helen Corbin Poore. She was a graduate of Anderson College and Lander University. Anne was an employee of Lowe’s. She enjoyed working in her yard and her yard was known for its beauty. She was of the Baptist faith. 

Survivors include her husband, Joe McAlister of the home; three daughters, Marti McAlister Perry and husband, Bryan of Marshville, NC, Amanda McAlister Styles and husband, Joey of Williamston, and Leigh McAlister Blakey and husband, Justin of Anderson; seven grandchildren, Bethany Williams, Will Perry, Jenna Perry, Ashlyn, Cady, and Ben Styles, and Elijah Blakey; and two brothers, James H. Poore of Savannah, GA and Richard Terry Poore of Beaufort.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Thursday
Oct132016

William Gerald Haynie

Anderson, SC - William Gerald Haynie, 84, husband of the late Inez Whitfield Edmonds Haynie, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Born in Greer, he was the son of the late William Prue and Fannie Sue Harris Haynie. He was a graduate of the Carolina School of Commerce and Forrest College. Mr. Haynie worked on the first ambulance service in Anderson. He retired from Fluor Daniel and later worked for Torrington Company. He was a member of Hiram Lodge #68, AFM and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.\ 

Survivors include two daughters, Jeannine Bailey and husband, Kerry, of Anderson and Cynthia McCullough and husband, Dennis of Belton; four grandchildren, David Blackwell and wife, Melissa, Shyloh McCullough, Jessica Bailey Green and husband, Austin, and Jared Bailey; four great grandchildren; three brothers, Malcolm Haynie and Melvin Haynie of Anderson, and Earle D. Haynie of Easley; and two sisters, Frances H. Schlock of Anderson and Doris H. Clinkscales of Belton. 

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Denny McCullough and a brother, Carlton Haynie.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, October 14, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Terry Bailey. Burial will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:45 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Knight Templar Eye Foundation, c/o Hiram Lodge #68, 118 East Benson Street, Anderson, SC 29624-1615. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Friday
Sep302016

Joe Horton

Anderson, SC - Josephus Horton, 82, husband of Barbara Hamilton Horton, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Columbus, NC, he was the son of the late Walter C. and Nancy Janie Pruitt Horton. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from LaFrance Industries.

He was an avid golfer. Mr. Horton was a member of Zion United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir and taught in the K-1 Sunday School Class where he was the much beloved “Mr. Joe”.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three sons, Robert Horton and wife, Lucy, of Travelers Rest, Derek Horton and wife, Beth and Patrick Horton and wife, Marca, all of Anderson; five grandchildren, Evan Horton, Bailey Horton, Brooke Horton, Chrissie Barbee and husband, Brian, and Perry Pittman and wife, Amy; two great grandsons, Ethan and Jaxson Barbee; and two brothers, Dean Horton of Columbus, NC and John Horton of Landrum. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters and five brothers.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 2, at Zion United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Beverly CroweTipton. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. Sunday at the church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church Building Fund, 5708 Highway 187 North, Anderson, SC 29625;  Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 4124 Clemson Boulevard, Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Sep032016

Curtis Harold Madden

Anderson, SC - Curtis Harold Madden, 90, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016.

Born in Rome, Georgia, he was the son of the late Daniel Edgar and Effie Wright Madden. Mr. Madden was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a retired engineer at Owens Corning Fiberglass with 33 years service. Mr. Madden volunteered with Meals on Wheels for 17 years. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church and was a former member of Beaverdam Baptist Church in Fair Play where he served as a Deacon, Training Union Director and Sunday School teacher. 

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Arnetta Meredith Madden; daughter, Carole Madden Lockaby of Anderson; three grandchildren, Curtis Darin Lockaby (Deanna) of Orlando, FL, Susan Lockaby Johnson and Kevin Franklin Lockaby, both of Anderson; ten great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a sister, Doris Marett of Hartwell, GA.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Madden, Jr. and sisters, Sara Alyce Moorhead and Virginia Russell Ihle.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Dr. Don Cox. Burial will follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery, Fair Play. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or the Haven of Rest, P.O. Box 466, Anderson, SC 29622. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Aug202016

Julia “Judy” Holland

Anderson, SC - Mary Julia Hopkins Holland, 75, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Raymond T. and Lucy Connor Hopkins. She attended the Carolina School of Commerce. She was the retired office manager for Dr. John Hunt’s Surgical Office. Judy was an avid golfer and was a member of the Stone Creek Cove Golf Club. She was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, John David Holland and wife, Shannan of Pendleton; daughter, Julia Holland Bunch and husband, Richie of Pendleton; five grandchildren, Haley Pearson, Brandon Pearson and wife, Bobbie, Makenzie Holland, Christin Bunch Shore, and Caroline Bunch Brooks; great granddaughter, Zoie Pearson; and a sister, Harriet Ramey and husband, Johnnie, of Anderson. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Lewis C. Hopkins, Billy Ray Hopkins, Raymond T. Hopkins, Jr., Marshall Lee “Pete” Hopkins, and Toddy Hopkins. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lebanon Baptist Church conducted by Rev. C.W. Hicks. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. The family is at the home of John David and Shannan Holland, 381 Murphy Road, Pendleton.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Wednesday
Aug102016

Cecil Martin

Anderson, SC - Harold Cecil Martin, 89, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.

Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Melvin C. and Inez Hilliard Martin. He was a graduate of Boys High School and attended Clemson College. Mr. Martin served in the U.S. Navy and later joined the U.S. Army Reserves, retiring in 1986 with 42 years service. He retired from Southern Bell with 33 years service. He was a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge, Hejaz Shrine Temple, the V.F.W. and was a former member of the Anderson Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. #1206. Mr. Martin was a member of First Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Betty W. Martin; two sons, Patrick Lansing Martin of Knoxville, TN and Carroll Lynn Martin and wife, Brenda Dianne Martin of Pearland, TX; granddaughter, Courtney Martin Mills and husband, John Henry Mills, Jr; and two great grandchildren, John Henry Mills III and Jada Mills.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Deborah N. Martin. 

In accordance with his wishes, no services are planned. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Aug092016

Betty Rogers

Anderson, SC - Betty Potter Rogers, 77, widow of Ernest Ward Rogers, Jr., died Sunday, August 7, 2016. 

Born in New Bern, NC, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Felton and Elizabeth Sadler Potter. She was a graduate of Atlantic Christian College and earned a Masters Degree from Clemson University. Betty began her career teaching Spanish in several schools, retiring from Westside High School. She then founded two businesses, Bean Bag Betty and Rogers Furniture Gallery, which she operated for a number of years.

Survivors include two sons, Ernest W. Rogers III and wife, Jean Ann, David Rogers and wife, Tammy, all of Anderson; five grandchildren, Anna Rogers, Abbie Rapoport and husband, Todd, Ellie Rogers, Emma Rogers, and Ben Rogers; two brothers, Ben Potter and wife, Pat, Denard Potter and wife, Helen, all of Reelsboro, NC; nieces, Angela and Christy; and nephews, Derek and Denard. 

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. A private service for her family will be held Friday. The family will be at the home of Ernest and Jean Ann Rogers. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621 or AnMed Health Foundation, 800 North Fant Street, Anderson, SC 29621. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Aug092016

Mary Gambrell

Anderson, SC - Mary Pauline Murphy Gambrell, 73, passed away Monday, August 8, 2016. 

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late George T. and Margie Nellie Lowe Murphy. She was retired from AnMed Health. Mrs. Gambrell was a member of NewSpring Church. 

Survivors include her husband, Charles L. Gambrell; daughter, Donna Hedden and husband, Tony; son, Darren Gambrell; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Jessica Hedden; three sisters, Linda Murphy, June Brown, and Raye Lawing; and a brother, Joe Murphy, all of Anderson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Keels Murphy and two beloved pets, Nellie and Ginger.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Pastor Tom Haren. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to NewSpring Church, 2940 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Monday
Jul182016

Roger Dale McAlister

Anderson, SC - Roger Dale McAlister, 68, husband of Cathy Whitworth McAlister, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at the Rainey Hospice House 

Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Sam Kade and Levia Martin McAlister. He was retired from AnMed Health Medical Center. Mr. McAlister was of the Baptist faith. 

Survivors include his wife, Cathy; five daughters, Kelley Cournoyer (Michael), Teresa Maleski (Paul), Charlotte Whitten (Brent), Nicole Ballard, and Nicki Fleming (Jason); grandchildren, Brantly, Chloe, Keylee, Brogan, Michael, Caleb, and Sierra; special friend and brother, Bobby Massey; loving uncle and aunt, Clarence and Jean Martin; and a very special part of the family, Rusty Branyon. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Jack and Sammy McAlister. 

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. The family is at the home of Teresa and Paul Maleski, 1016 Silo Lane, Anderson. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Jul052016

Margaret Weisner Ellison

Anderson, SC - Margaret Eleanor Weisner Ellison, 77, loving wife of 56 years to Lewis M. Ellison, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 3, at her home. 

Born in Piedmont, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Harold and Martha Adice Weisner. She formerly worked at Greenville Hospital System and later was bookkeeper for Valco, Inc. for over 25 years. She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include her husband, Lewis, of the home; one son, Randall L. Ellison (Ronda) of Easley; daughter, Kimberly E. Cochran (James) of Anderson; three grandchildren, Jamie Cochran, Mary Margaret Ellison and Will Ellison; two brothers, Jerry and Rhett Weisner; and one sister, Judy W. McAbee. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a twin sister and four brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, at Shiloh United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Perry Evatt. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or Shiloh United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 159, Piedmont, SC 29673. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com