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Wednesday
Jun062012

BARBARA CAMPBELL

ANDERSON - Barbara Ellis Coile Campbell, 74, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at her home.

Born November 17, 1934 in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Lillian Craft Coile.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Campbell; son, David R. Campbell and his wife, Cynthia of Piedmont; grandson, Michael D. Campbell; and two brothers, Ray Wrenn of Greenwood and Johnny Coile of Hartwell, GA.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New Silver Brook Cemetery.

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

Sunday
Jun032012

CATHY C. LONG

December 3, 1958 – June 1, 2012

Cathy Charlene Ayers Long, age 53, of 2701 Ranchwood Drive, Anderson, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.  Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of Doris R. Williams Ayers and the late Charles Ayers.  

Cathy was a graduate of Pendleton High School and worked as a nurse’s aide at NHC Healthcare of Anderson.   She devoted her life to her family as a loving wife, daughter and mother.
 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her beloved husband, Timothy H. Long of the residence; a daughter, Stephanie Epps and her husband Mac; step-sons, Shawne Allen and Timmy Long; and brothers, Michael Terry Ayers and his wife Nancy and Charles Terry Ayers and his finance’ Diane Santangelo.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 2 PM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with the Reverend Dr. Charles Holland officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.  

The family will be at the residence, and will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, June 6, from 6 PM until 8 PM.

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

Sunday
May272012

BETTY B.  SANDERS

OCTOBER 1, 1932 - MAY 26, 2012

ANDERSON, SC – Betty Branyon Sanders, age 79, wife of the late Roy Douglas Sanders passed away on Saturday May 26, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Townville, SC she was the daughter of late John Thomas Branyon and Mary Etta Little Branyon.  She was the owner of Hair Performance where she was a hairdresser for over 30 years.
She was a member of Centerville Baptist Church.


Survivors include her daughter, Chasity Lynn Powell of Anderson, two grandchildren: Mary Elizabeth Sanders, Grayson Grantt Powell, sisters; Barbara Ownbey and Mary Bradberry both of Anderson, she is survived by several nieces and nephews, and a special niece Dawn Barksdale.

In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded by her brother; John T. Branyon Jr., one sister; Bernice Barnett, son-in-law, Jerry Wayne Powell.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 11:30 am    in the chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Silvey officiating. Interment will follow in the M.J. Dolly Cooper Veteran Cemetery.

The family will be at the home of her sister, Barbara Ownbey, 223 Manley Drive, Anderson, SC 29626 and will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 before the service.

Flowers will be accepted.

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

Saturday
May262012

DOROTHY S. RAINEY

1923- 2012

ANDERSON, SC – Dorothy (Dot) Spears Rainey of Starr, wife of J. Hampton Rainey died May 26, 2012.

Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of the late Hoyt S. Spears and Cleo Heard Spears.  She was a retired Banker after 30 years of service.  She was former Assistant Vice President of First National Bank of South Carolina, member of American Institutional of Banking and National Association of Bank Women.  She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Marshall Fant Sunday School Class, St. John’s United Methodist Women where she served as past Treasurer and on executive committee.  She was a former member of St. John’s Chancel Choir. She was a member of St. John’s Happy Group, Anderson County Women’s Club, serving as past Assistant Treasurer, Board of Directors, and Board of Trustees.  She was a member of Twinkle City Seniors of Starr.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, J. Hampton Rainey, son Michael Rainey of Starr, grandchildren: Jon-Michael Rainey, Sr., Brandon Rainey, Joshua Rainey, and Courtney Rainey Gibson, eight great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Marian Qualls Spears.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Glen Samuel Spears, and a sister Mildred Speares Dorr, and a great grandchild, Hayden Matthew Rainey.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday May 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Dan Batson and Reverend Benny Spears officiating.   A private family burial will be held at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Monday May 28, 2012 from 2:00pm until 3:00 pm
before the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, 515 S.
McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624

Wednesday
May232012

MRS. MIRIAM B. GRUBBS

June 16, 1914 – May 19, 2012

Mrs. Miriam Black Grubbs, age 97, of Anderson, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at NHC Healthcare of Anderson. She was born in Banning, CA, the daughter of the late Curtiss Wesley Black and the late Maude Comfort Blanchard Black. In 1932 she was married to Max Wilton Grubbs, who became a respected professor and tennis coach at Anderson University.  They were married for 45 years until his untimely death on May 12, 1977.  In 1937 Miriam and Max moved from Banning, CA to Belton, SC.

Mrs. Grubbs was a member of Anderson First Baptist Church where she was an active member and sang in the church choir.  She served as a past president of the Belton Music Club and the Belton Garden Club.  Miriam was also active in the Anderson Garden Club and in the activities of Anderson University.  

Survivors include two daughters, Victoria “Vicki” Grubbs Cox, and her husband, Walter T. Cox, III, of Punta Gorda, FL, and Caroline Grubbs Singleton and her husband C. Philip Singleton of Anderson.  Also left to carry on her legacy are 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Mrs. Miriam Grubbs will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at 11 AM with Rev. Dr. Jack Couch officiating.  The family will gather with friends following the service at Forest Lawn.  

The family suggests that contributions in memory of Mrs. Grubbs be made to the Anderson University Tennis Scholarship Fund, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621 or First Baptist Church of Anderson, 307 S. Manning Street, Anderson, SC 29624.

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

Monday
May212012

HENRY DUTTON

April 30, 1918 – May 16, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Henry Herbert Dutton, age 94, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Reliable Health and Rehab Center in Atlanta, GA.

Born in Elberton, GA on April 30, 1918, Mr. Dutton was the son of the late Garrison Dutton and Gussie McCall Dutton.  He was a United States Army World War II veteran receiving a Purple Heart.  He was a skilled carpenter and was of the Christian Faith.

He is survived by sons, Raymond Dutton and his wife Kim of Duluth, GA and Andy Dutton and his wife Myong of Seoul, Korea; daughter, Elaine McMaster and her husband Frank of Rancho Cucamonga, CA and her daughter, Renee Damerow; sister, Garrissee Gault of Anderson; brother, Maxie Dutton of Anderson; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Mary Eunice Vickery Dutton.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at11:00 AM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Dr. Jack Couch.  Interment will follow in Iva City Cemetery with military honors.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, May 21, 2012 from 7 PM until 9 PM.

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

Sunday
May202012

MILDRED L BEARDEN

May 6, 1928 – May 18, 2012

ANDERSON, SC:Mildred Lawrence Bearden, age 84, of 106 Willow Wood Lane, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012 at her home.

Born in Clarksville, GA, she was the daughter of the late John Comer Lawrence and the late Amanda Brock Lawrence.  She worked as a bookkeeper for several years and was a member of the Round Dance Club.   Not only did she love her dance, she loved traveling with her husband and her passion for gardening could be seen in her beautiful flowers.      

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, W. Robert Bearden of the residence, son, Eddie Taylor of Anderson; step-daughters, Carlita Turk (Billy) of Demorest, GA, Teresa Ford (Billy) of Cummings, GA and Sonya Easch (David) of Clarksville, GA.  

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Rudolph Lawrence who died at birth.

The Funeral Service to honor the life of Mrs. Bearden will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with the Reverend Dr. Jack Couch         officiating.  Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

The family will be at the residence.  

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

Sunday
May202012

T.C. BURGESS

August 23, 1924 – May 20, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Thomas Crawford Burgess, age 87, of 1102 Versailles Avenue, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his residence.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was the son of the late William “Will” Burgess and the late Rossie Amanda Simpson Burgess.  He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII.  T.C. retired from Guy Motors and Piedmont Honda.

Mr. Burgess is survived by a son, James “Buddy” Burgess of Anderson, SC; a daughter, Teresa Burgess Standridge of Anderson, SC; a brother, Fred Burgess; two sisters, Irene Wilson and Ethel Burton; six grandchildren, Shelley, Jamie, Cortney, CC, Conner and Cody; and three great-grandchildren, Luke, Carson and Katie.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Frances Bowling Burgess; sisters, Lula Carey, Martha Jane Sanders, Margie Taylor, Vera Godfrey, Doris Ricker and Willie Mae Adams.

The Funeral Service to honor the life of Mr. Burgess will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Bowling officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with military honors provided by Upstate Veterans Honor Guard.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

Flowers are optional 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.

Wednesday
May162012

AARON BRIGMAN

December 17, 1928 – May 16, 2012

Aaron Theodore Brigman, Sr., age 83, of 1304 Hanover Road, Anderson, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.  Born in Marion County, SC, he was a son of the late John Oliver Brigman and the late Eunice Bechtler Brigman.  He was married to the late Sarah Martin Brigman for 42 years.  Subsequently he became the husband of Mildred “Jean” Brigman, with whom he shared the last 15 years of his life.

Mr. Brigman was a veteran of the US Army and served his country in the Korean War.  Following his honorable service to his country, he became associated with the Independent Life and Accident Insurance Company for over 40 years.  He began employment in an entry level position with the Company, and ultimately became District Manager.  He was a member of the Boulevard Baptist Church and was a member of the Open Door Sunday School Class and the Senior Choir.  Mr. Brigman was an avid Clemson Tiger and Atlanta Braves Fan.  He and his beloved wife enjoyed traveling together.  Their travels took them to many exciting places and provided many hours of pleasure.    Aaron also had a very special love and passion for antique cars.

Survivors in addition to his beloved wife, Jean, include a son, Aaron T. “Ted” Brigman, Jr. (Lisa) of Simpsonville; daughter Candy B. Jones (Greg) of Anderson; a stepson, G. Michael Smith (Becky) of Conway, SC; a step-daughter, Kim S. Grumbles (Johnny) of Anderson; and a brother, Alan Brigman (Nancy) of Latta, SC.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a special brother-in-law, Clement Olin Epps of Latta.  

In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Oliver Brigman, Jr., a sister, Eloise Brigman Epps and an infant daughter.

A service celebrating the life of Mr. Brigman will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 2 PM at the Boulevard Baptist Church, with Rev. Dr. Johnny McKinney officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will be at the residence, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday, May 18, 2012, from 6 PM until 8 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Brigman to the Building Fund of Boulevard Baptist Church, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621; or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Wednesday
May162012

CONNIE S. MCKINLEY

BELTON - Constance "Connie" Shaw McKinley, 80, of 238 Center Pointe Road, wife of Doy L. McKinley, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in December 1931 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Beatrice Shiflett Shaw. She was a homemaker and later worked and retired from Wal-Mart. She was a member of Neals Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Doy L. McKinley of the home; 4 children, Charles "Chuck" McKinley and his wife, Chris of Belton, Manley McKinley of Anderson, Elaine McKinley Mitchell of Belton and Kevin McKinley and his wife, Annette of Anderson; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren (plus two on the way) and a brother, Talmadge Shaw and his wife, Ruby of Iva.

Funeral service will be held at 2pm Friday at Neals Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Alex Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are optional, memorials may be made to Neals Creek Baptist Church, 3204 Amity Road Ext, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Monday
May142012

BONNIE LEE MCCURLEY

TOWNVILLE - Bonnie Lee Beatty McCurley, 74, of 535 Farmer Road, widow of the late Roy McCurley, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.

Born September 17, 1937 in Townville, she was the daughter of the late Guss and Lena Head Beatty. She worked for Kendall Manufacturing and later started her own successful  Daycare business. She was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Paul McCurley, Sharron M. Wood both of Fair Play and Rhonda Pierce of Seneca; 5 grandchildren, Becky, Jennifer, Chrissy, Preston and Jason; 7 great grandchildren and a brother, Howard Beatty of Townville.

Funeral service will be held at 2pm Wednesday at Double Springs Baptist Church with Kyle Cordell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 N. Hwy 81.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Sharron M. Wood, 819 E. Fair Play Blvd., Fair Play.

Flowers are optional, memorials may be made to The Fork or The Pelzer Rescue Squad.

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

Sunday
May132012

Ralph J. Allen, Sr.

September 16, 1920 – May 8, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Ralph J. Allen, Sr., age 91, husband of the late Eleanor Jones Allen, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Henry A. “Dude” Allen and the late Elsie Mae Ivester Allen.  Mr. Allen retired from Orr Lyons Mill.  He was an avid gardener and sports fan.  He especially enjoyed the New York Yankees.  Ralph was a member at Orrville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his children, Jan Sutherland and her husband, Jim of Danville, VA, Jean Watkins and her husband, David “Dee” of Anderson and Ralph J. ”Jerry” Allen, Jr. and his wife Bobbi of Anderson; grandchildren, Kim Spencer and her husband Tim of Roanoke, VA, Xandy Owen and her husband Chris of Richmond, VA, Leigh Ann Porch and her husband Anthony of Danville, VA,  David Watkins and his wife, Alicia of Charleston, SC, Julia Stone and her husband Scott of Chevy Chase, MD, Kellye Rainey and her husband, Brandon of Starr, SC, and Chad Allen of Anderson; great-grandchildren, Forrest and Ann-Riley Spencer, Henry and Claude Owen, Amelia and Liza Porch, Avery and Abigail Rainey and Benjamin and Eloise Stone; sisters, Juanita Atkins of Rock Hill, SC, Jeanette Fant of Belton, SC; brother, Reverend Roy Allen of Anderson; sister in laws, Martha J. Lawton of Iva, SC, Frances Jones of Iva, SC and Edith Allen of Anderson.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Reverend Garvin W. Allen, and Marion “Tige” Allen; a sister, Betty Jones; and a great-grandson, Hayden Matthew Rainey.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend J. Floyd Stansell, Jr. officiating.  Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Anderson.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

The family will be at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Jean and David Watkins, 1204 E. Greenville Street, Anderson, SC.

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to Orrville United Methodist Church, 135 Riley Street, Anderson, SC 29624, or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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