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Tuesday
Nov272012

NANCY N. DYKES

ANDERSON - Nancy Ann Noyes Dykes, 47, of 107 Old Village Drive, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born September 4, 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio,  she was the daughter of James R. and Mary Nelson Noyes. She was a graduate of Anderson College. Nancy was the Director of Children's Ministry and Education at Central Presbyterian Church. She was an active member of Central Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder.

Survivors include her husband, Allan Dykes of the home; two daughters, Mary Beth Dykes and her fiance', Ross Jackson, and Mallory Dykes; parents, Jim and Mary Noyes; her sister, Cyndee Hazle, all of Anderson; and her brother, Rick Noyes and his wife, Lisa, of Pinehurst, NC.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Central Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. David J. Bailey. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. 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 to Central Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 1404 North Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

Sullivan-King Mortuary www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Nov272012

RUTH COBB THOMSON

October 2, 1929 – November 26, 2012 

TOWNVILLE, SC - Ruth Cobb Thomson, age 83, of Townville, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Robert “Boss” Gentry and the late Ruth Jordan.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and caretaker.  Ruth was of the Baptist faith. 

She is survived by her children, Dorothy Ruth Durham of Townville, SC, Terry Oakley of Townville, SC, Jeanette Wood and her husband Randy of Seneca, SC, Billy Ray Cobb of Townville, SC and David Paul Cobb and his wife Jennifer of Westminster, SC: ten grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and her special dog, Brownie. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Furman Cobb; and two sons, Robert Mitchell Cobb and Gary Lane Cobb.  Ruth was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

The Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm with Reverend David Blizzard officiating. Interment will follow at Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery, Fair Play, SC.

The family will be at the home of her daughter, Terry, 1024 Hattons Ford Road, Townville, SC, and will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Flowers will be accepted or 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

Tuesday
Nov272012

FRANCES DAWES BALLENTINE

October 16, 1915 – November 23, 2012

Frances Dawes Ballentine, long time resident of Anderson, died Friday, November 23, at Emeritus Countryside Villages, Easley, at the age of 97.  Frances grew up in Hawkinsville, GA and was preceded in death by her parents and siblings.  She was married in 1937 to Harry L. Dawes and they had two children, Andy and Evelyn (Kinnard).  After Harry’s death, Frances married Joe M. Ballentine who had one child, Marceile (Riddick).   Joe preceded Frances in death December 2003, shortly after celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary.  Frances had five grandchildren and five great grandchildren and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She will be missed by her very large family.

She was also well loved by many friends and neighbors, many who have preceded her in death. She was known for her gracious hospitality and infectious smile and laughter.  She was very active in many community services: PTA, Red Cross, YMCA, Garden Club, Anderson County Community Concert Association, and was vice president of Townsend Cotton Mill. She was active in both Episcopal churches in Anderson—at Grace where she was the first women to be on the vestry, and at St. George where she and Joe were among its founding members. 

Frances graduated from Hawkinsville High School and continued her education whenever possible: Clemson Continuing Education, Ecumenical Institute, The School of Theology, and Kanuga Conferences.

The Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:00 pm at St. George’s Episcopal Church.  Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm before the service, at the church.  According to her wishes she will be buried in her family’s plot in Orange Hill Cemetery, Hawkinsville, GA. 

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

Tuesday
Nov272012

FRANCES “PINKEY” KING

February 27, 1945 – November 26, 2012

Frances Bridges Moore “Pinkey” King, age 67, of 53 South Harris Street, went to her heavenly home on Monday, November 26, 2012, upon her death at AnMed Health Center.  Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of Mrs. Mildred Duncan Bridges of Anderson and the late J. Cancel Bridges.  She was the devoted wife of the late Cecil Clifton King.

Mrs. King was a Spinner in the Textiles industry having worked for 30 years at Abney Mills, then later at Mt. Vernon Mills.  Pinkey enjoyed yard work and being with people, especially her family and friends.  She was of the Baptist faith. 

Survivors include 2 sons, Michael Moore (Jane) and Cancel Moore, both of Anderson; 3 daughters, Bridggit Kelly (Ricky), Denise Wells, and Patricia Moore, all of Anderson; a brother, Joe Bridges (Aslee) of Pendleton; 3 sisters, Julie Church of San Antonio, TX, Mary Hammond and Sara Osborne (Joey), both of Anderson;  2 granddaughters raised in the home, Dana and Frances Moore;  also surviving are a total of 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her husband and father, Frances was preceded in death by a daughter Lois Bridges, a son-in-law, Pete Wells, and brothers Landy, Grady, Buggy and Jimmy Bridges. 

A Funeral Ceremony honoring the life of Mrs. King will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 2 PM, at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, with Rev. Sam Duncan and Jimmy Dale Kelly, Sr. officiating.  Interment will follow at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, from 6 PM until 8 PM.  

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

Tuesday
Nov272012

VIRGINIA LORRAINE HALE TAYLOR

October 16, 1925 -November 27, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Virginia Lorraine Hale Taylor, age 87, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at NHC of Anderson.

Born in Clell, VA, she was the daughter of the late Larkin Hale and the late Martha Kiser Hale.  She retired from BASF after many years of service.  Virginia was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Anderson.

She is survived by a son, Harry W. Taylor and his wife Teresa of Franklin, NC; a daughter, Olivia T. Hanks and her husband Wade of Belton, SC; a sister, Lucille Wohlford of Blacksburg, VA; six grandchildren, Lara McCall and her husband Jonathan, Kimberly McNeely and her husband Brandon, Kevin Taylor and his wife Alyson, William Taylor and his wife Jessica, Grace Taylor and Jesse Taylor and his wife Connie; and five great-grandchildren, Nevaeh McNeely, Will McCall, Joselynn McCorkle, Griffin Taylor and Larkyn McNeely.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac C. Taylor; three brothers, Carnese, Lacy and Bill Hale; and a sister, Phyllis Smith.

The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 3:30 pm, with Reverend Bob Carlisle officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1809 North Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Tuesday
Nov272012

VIRGINIA LORRAINE HALE TAYLOR

October 16, 1925 -November 27, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Virginia Lorraine Hale Taylor, age 87, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at NHC of Anderson.

Born in Clell, VA, she was the daughter of the late Larkin Hale and the late Martha Kiser Hale.  She retired from BASF after many years of service.  Virginia was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Anderson.

She is survived by a son, Harry W. Taylor and his wife Teresa of Franklin, NC; a daughter, Olivia T. Hanks and her husband Wade of Belton, SC; a sister, Lucille Wohlford of Blacksburg, VA; six grandchildren, Lara McCall and her husband Jonathan, Kimberly McNeely and her husband Brandon, Kevin Taylor and his wife Alyson, William Taylor and his wife Jessica, Grace Taylor and Jesse Taylor and his wife Connie; and five great-grandchildren, Nevaeh McNeely, Will McCall, Joselynn McCorkle, Griffin Taylor and Larkyn McNeely.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac C. Taylor; three brothers, Carnese, Lacy and Bill Hale; and a sister, Phyllis Smith.

The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 3:30 pm, with Reverend Bob Carlisle officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1809 North Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Tuesday
Nov272012

MIRIAM C. GLENN

ANDERSON – Miriam Cox Glenn, 93, of 1053 Cox Road, wife of Jack P. Glenn, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born September 13, 1919 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Alma Ducworth Cox.  Miriam attended Anderson and Winthrop Colleges.  Her life was made around loving and taking care of her family.  She enjoyed cooking and entertaining guests for any occasion the family could come up with. She was voted best cook by her family year after year. She loved her big family gatherings, the mountains and the lake, as long as her family was with her. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Anderson.
Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Jack P. Glenn of the home; 3 sons, Jerry C. Glenn and his wife, Debbie of Sandy Springs, John W. Glenn, Sr. and his wife, Brenda and Jimmy A. Glenn and his wife, Caroline all of Anderson; 7 grandchildren, Emily, Nancy, Jack, Matt, Carla, John Jr. and Patrick and 16 great grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Funeral service will be held at 2pm Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary with Dr. James R. Thomason officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 N. Hwy 81.

The family will be at the home of her son, John Glenn, Sr., 1050 Cox Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Anderson, 307 S. Manning Street, Anderson, SC 29624 or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY www.sullivanking.com

Monday
Nov262012

RUBY S. COUCH

WILLIAMSTON - Ruby Louise Stegall Couch, 93, formerly of Piercetown Community, widow of James Lloyd Couch, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born October 19, 1919 in Piercetown, she was the daughter of the late Patrick S. and Bessie Smith Stegall.  Mrs. Couch was a retired school teacher and principal in the public school system for 35 years. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and the Prime Timers.

Surviving are her 2 daughters, Shirley Chappell and her husband, Kenneth of Clemson and Susan Jones and her husband, Max of Anderson; 2 grandchildren, Melissa Jones of Pendleton and Nicholas Jones and his wife, Keri of Anderson; and one great grandson, Grady Jones. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ralph Stegall, Edna Stegall, Beck Wyatt and Effie Wilson.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Jerry White.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

The family will be at the home of Susan and Max Jones, 5010 Highway 81 North, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 101 Pisgah Road, Easley, SC 29642 or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, South Carolina 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY www.sullivanking.com

Sunday
Nov252012

SARA S. MOORHEAD

ANDERSON - Sara Elizabeth Sims Moorhead, 97, widow of Rufus H. Moorhead, died Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born October 6, 1915 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Claude H. and Icie Craft Sims. She was a graduate of Girls High School and was a homemaker. Mrs. Moorhead was a member of North Anderson Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Gloria M. Arnold and husband, David of Seneca, and Anne M. Chastain and husband, Sonny of Simpsonville; three grandsons and four great granddaughters.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her infant son, Terry Rufus Moorhead.

A private graveside service will be held at Old Silver Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to Interim Hospice, 155 Deacon Tiller Court, Duncan, SC 29334.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the Summit Place Staff for their kindness and excellent care.

Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson, SC
www.sullivanking.com

Friday
Nov232012

DR. MARION RAY GILLESPIE

April 6, 1931 – November 21, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Dr. Marion Ray Gillespie, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 23, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.

Further arrangements will be announced by The McDougald Funeral Home.

Tuesday
Nov202012

FLOYD C. MAINOUS

March 9, 1942 – November 19, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Floyd Clayton Mainous, age 70, of Anderson, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012, at his residence.

Born in Booneville, KY, he was the son of the late William Conely Mainous and the late Cora Heard Mainous.  He graduated from the Owlsley County High School in KY and then attended electronic school in Atlanta, GA.  He  retired from the Meritta Bread and Flowers Bakery where he was a route manager.  He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church where he was the Men’s Club President and was an United Methodist Lay Speaker. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Owen Mainous of the home; a son, Bill Mainous of Anderson, SC; and a brother, Billy Mainous of Hamilton, OH.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Reverend Edward Mainous and Don Mainous.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday, November 23, 2012, from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm. The funeral service will be held in The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 pm with Reverend Barry Cannon officiating. Interment will follow at New Silver Brook Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 233 New Hope Road, Anderson, SC, 29626. 

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

Tuesday
Nov202012

RICHARD S. “DICK” FITZPATRICK  

November 18, 1939 – November 20, 2012 

Richard S. “Dick” Fitzpatrick, age 73, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House. 

Born in Ila, GA, he was the son of the late Walter Jackson Fitzpatrick and the late Mary Faith Pettit Fitzpatrick.  Dick graduated from Boys High School.  He joined the U.S. Air Force, spending most of his 4 years in Northern Japan and at Andrews Air Force Base.  He spent several years in the National Guard.  Dick retired from the Glidden Company after 31 years. But, he continued to work for United Marketing Group. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Regenia Williams Fitzpatrick, of the home; two children, William Fitzpatrick, his wife Kris and their children Jessica and Hannah of Anderson and Liz Hansard, her husband Jeff and their children, Kristina, Jacob, MacKensie and Neve, of Lawrenceville, GA; a brother, Larry Fitzpatrick and his wife Margie and their children, Scott and Mark of Lexington, SC. He is also survived by four adopted siblings, Brenda, Donna, Ricky and Tony. 

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.  The Memorial service will follow in the Chapel of the funeral home at 1:30 pm with Dr. Don Cox officiating. Mr. Fitzpatrick will have a private family interment following the memorial service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Anderson Cancer Association, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621, or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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