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Thursday
Dec202012

LOUSIE DICKARD

ANDERSON- Louise Davis Dickard, 82, formerly of Lane Ave., widow of the late Lloyd Dickard passed away Wednesday December 19, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born March 1, 1930 in Walhalla she was the daughter of the late Howard and Era Mae Medlin Davis. She was a retired office nurse with Drs. Gaillard and Hinnant. Mrs. Dickard was a member of the Mimosa Garden Club and was an avid volunteer for Hospice of the Upstate and the Anderson Free Clinic. She was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church. 

Surviving are her daughters, Linda D. Couch, Loretta D. Lomax, and Lisa D. Jackson and her husband, Charlie all of Anderson, grandchildren, Lucy Haddock of Cocoa Beach, FL, Brittiny Peters and her husband, Gregg, of Gainesville, GA, Joshua Bolt of Gainesville, GA, Ross Jackson and fiancée, Mary Beth Dykes of Simpsonville and Brooke Jackson of Anderson, great grandchildren, Ayla, Noah, Elijah, Aiden, and Collin Peters, and Jarrett Bolt, brothers, Gerald Davis of Folly Beach, Jimmy Davis and wife, Rita of Walhalla, and Ken Davis and wife, Jane of Seneca, and sisters, Betty Dickard of Walhalla, Dot Long and husband, Charles of West Union, and Joan Justice of Walhalla. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ben Davis. 

Memorial service will be held at 3 PM Saturday at Boulevard Baptist Church with Dr. Johnny McKinney officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. A private committal services will be held at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will be at the home of her daughter, Lisa Jackson, 104 Raspberry Lane, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boulevard Baptist Church, Honduras Mission Fund, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, www.sullivanking.com

Wednesday
Dec192012

HAZEL JACKSON SIMMONS

ANDERSON, SC - Hazel Louise Jackson Simmons, predeceased by Isaac Hurchel Simmons, passed away in Greenville, SC, on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late William Hoyt Jackson and the late Myrtice Ashworth Jackson Massey.  Hazel was a lifelong resident of Anderson, SC.  She attended Girls High and retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas.  She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and Southside Baptist Church.

She is survived by her three children, Cathey Simmons Mauldin (Bill) of Greenville, SC, Judy Simmons Harbin (Tom) of Anderson, SC and Gary Kenneth Simmons of Starr, SC; four grandchildren, Ty Mauldin of Anderson, SC, Amy Harbin Sakofsky (Joel) of Greenville, SC, Lori Leigh Mauldin of Greenville, SC and Wendy Harbin Lyles (Larry) of Anderson, SC; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Joe B Jackson of West Columbia, SC, Betty Jo Jackson Busha of Anderson, SC and Larry Jackson of Spartanburg, SC. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Audrey Jackson Mann, and Helen Jackson Simmons 

Visitation for family and friends will be held at The Gray House, 111 Stones Throw Avenue, Starr, SC on Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. A family committal will be held at a later date at Old Silver Brook Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 West Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680. 

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

Wednesday
Dec192012

THOMAS MICHAEL SMITH

June 7, 1961 – December 19, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Thomas Michael Smith, age 51, of 1628 Old Trail Drive, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson he was a son of Thomas Bert Smith and Mary Jane Carey Smith, both of Anderson, SC.  Thomas proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He worked for Woods Insulation and Vinyl Siding work for most of his career.  He later worked at Southern Weaving.  He was a member of Andersonville Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Gail Smith, of the home; his children, Robert White and his wife Kristi, Janie Smith and Lacie Smith, all of Anderson, SC; his step-children, Chris Clark and his wife Carolyn of Columbia, SC and Michael Clark of Anderson, SC; a brother, James “Jamie” Smith and his wife Tracy of Anderson. SC; a sister, Wanda Jones and her husband Lance of Anderson; and four grandchildren. 

The Funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Andersonville Baptist Church with Reverend Bruce Evans officiating.  Interment will follow at Andersonville Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends on Friday, December 21, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.

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
Dec192012

CHARLES W. KAY

ANDERSON – Charles William Kay, 85, of 2021 Sheldon Drive, husband of Betty Brooks Kay, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at his residence. 

Born March 21, 1927 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Rhett and Inez Campbell Kay. He was a U.S. Naval Air Corp Veteran, having served during WWII in the Pacific. Charles retired with 40 years of service from the textile industry as an Electrical Engineer working for Milliken and Mayfair Mills. He was also an avid hunter and the current President of Broken Arrow Hunting Club. He was a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge #68 A.F.M. and attended First Baptist Church of Anderson. 

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Betty Brooks Kay of the home; daughter, Lynn Haynie and husband, William of Anderson; son, Mark Kay and wife, Jana of Townville; 3 grandchildren, Erin H. Hinson (Kenny), Rhett Haynie (Becca) and Brooks Kay. He was also “Big Big Granddaddy” to 3 great grandchildren, Jack Hinson, Maggie Hinson and Wilder Haynie. Also surviving are his brother, Fred Kay of Belton and 2 sisters, Barbara Cromer of Anderson and Lucretia Snipes of Belton. He was preceded in death by his brother, J.R. Kay, Jr. and sister, Sara K. Burgess.

Funeral service will be held at 11am Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary with Dr. James R. Thomason officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 N. Hwy 81. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Anderson County Special Olympics Area 14, 

P. O. Box 1049, Anderson, SC 29622.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY www.sullivanking.com 

Wednesday
Dec192012

MICHAEL C. DEANHARDT

October 7, 1936 – December 19, 2012 

ANDERSON, SC - Michael Christopher Deanhardt, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late Melvin Deanhardt and the late Ellen Wilson Deanhardt.  He was a self-employed brick mason. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Anita Story Deanhardt of the home;  his children, Michael Christopher “Chris” Deanhardt, Jr. of Anderson, SC, Denise Walters and her husband Ken of Seneca, SC, Angie Hanks and her husband Brad of Hendersonville, TN, April Bolt of Anderson, SC and Amy Deanhardt of Anderson, SC; brothers, Neil Deanhardt and his wife Lenora of Phoenix City, AL and Rayford Deanhardt and his wife Miriam of Anderson, SC; sisters, Imogene Wilson and her husband Jimmy of Anderson, SC and Carolyn Kernels and her husband Bobby Rae of Gaffney, SC; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

The Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Tom Richie officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Friday from 12:00 pm until 1:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or the Anderson Free Clinic, 414 North Fant Street, Anderson, SC 29621. 

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

Wednesday
Dec192012

BONNIE LATHAM

September 24, 1952 – December 17, 2012

GREENVILLE, SC - Bonnie Kelly Latham, age 60, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Willie C. Kelly and the late Bobbie Stamps Kelly.  She retired from the Singer Company after many years of service. She was a member of Orrville Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, Garett Latham of Greenville, SC; a brother, Ned Kelly, of Anderson, SC; a sister, Kay Koffel, of Olathe, KS; and an uncle, Bill Stamps of Iva, SC. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Howard Latham.

The Graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm at Old Silver Brook Cemetery with Reverend Dr. Wendell Bannister officiating.   

The family will receive friends, prior to the service on Saturday at The McDougald Funeral Home from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, 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
Dec192012

RACHEL B. ERWIN

July 22, 1925 – December 18, 2012

BELTON, SC - Jennie Rachel Bradberry Erwin, age 87, of 4119 Highway 29 North, Belton, entered her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, upon her death at her residence.  She was surrounded by the love of her family to whom she was so devoted.  Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Arnie Lee Bradberry and the late Eula Branyon Bradberry.  For 61 years she was the loving and devoted wife of the late James Edward Erwin who died in 2002. 

Mrs. Erwin was retired from Kroger Bakery after 32 years of service where she was employed as a machine operator. Her many children and grandchildren provided her greatest joy.  Rachel was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church of Starr.

Left to carry on her legacy are survivors, 5 sons:  John Lee Erwin (Doris) of Starr, Kenneth Erwin of Townville, Billy Erwin of Townville, Robert Erwin (Jean) of Belton, and Jackie Erwin of Belton;  2 daughters, Peggy Davenport (Roger) of Williamston and Carol Hester of Belton;  grandchildren raised in the home are Robbie Allen and Brandon McClain.  Mrs. Erwin is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.  

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Erwin was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Eugene Erwin and 2 sisters, Inez Cromer and Barbara Ann Young.

A graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Erwin will be held Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 2 PM at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Hwy 29 South and Hwy 187, Starr, with Rev. Bo Trotter and Rev. Eric Boggs officiating.  The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.

The family wishes to express gratitude and deep appreciation to Dr. Peter Dorton and staff and Hospice of the Upstate for the excellent care provided their mother and grandmother during her illness. 

Donations in memory of Rachel B. Erwin may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Tuesday
Dec182012

CLARA DYAR STONE

May 30, 1930 – December 17, 2012

TOWNVILLE, SC - Clara Dyar Stone, age 82, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012, at National Health Care, Anderson.

Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late, Wilton Ervin Dyar and the late Gladys Garrison Dyar. She graduated from Townville High School and later moved to Aiken, SC with her husband where she lived for over 40 years. She worked with the Emmerson Company for 15 years in Aiken, SC.  Mrs. Stone loved cooking and gardening.  She attended Barnette’s Grove Cathedral of Love.   

She is survived by her children, Ronnie Mason Stone and Renee Stone Leaf and her husband Eric, all of Anderson; brothers, Clinton Dyar, of Anderson and Kenneth Dyar of Boynton Beach, FL; a sister, Kathryn Slaton of Townville, SC; six grandchildren, Crystal Meador. Maranda Hunnicutt, Maria Bjorn, Mason Sanders, Brittany Jennings and Brianna Leaf; and seven great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Mason Stone; and a sister, Madelene Hunnicutt. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Dale Duckett and Reverend Melvin Powell officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Thursday from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of NHC, Anderson for the love and care shown to Mr. and Mrs. Stone over those many years.

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

Tuesday
Dec182012

JULIE WILSON

MARCH 22, 1959 – DECEMBER 15, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Julie Carroll Wilson, age 53, of 2602 Lane Avenue, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC she was the daughter of Victor M. Wilson and the late Marcella Carroll Wilson.  She was a 1976 graduate of Westside High School and was a member of Belmont Church of God of Prophecy.  She was a loving mother & grandmother.

She is survived by her father; two sons, Grey Moore (Malissa Harbin) and  Michael Moore (Megan Bigby); brother, Eddie Wilson and his wife, Tammy;  and two special grandchildren, Daylen Harbin and Kaydence Moore. 

In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Andrew Wilson.

The family will be at the respective homes and will receive friends on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.  A Memorial Service will follow in the Chapel at 3:30 pm with Pastor Alan Rhodes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or to The Salvation Army, 112 Tolly Street, Anderson, SC 29624. 

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

Tuesday
Dec182012

ELIZABETH “LIZ” WALLS

May 2, 1916 – December 18, 2012

Della Elizabeth Walls, age 96, a resident of Ellenburg Nursing Center, entered her heavenly home upon her death at her residence on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.  Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late James Browning and the late Martha Della Owens Browning.  She was the loving wife of the late William Ernest Walls until his death in 1989. 

Mrs. Walls was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and housewife.  She was a member of Concord Baptist Church, where she was active in the Carrie Griffin Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette Parker and her husband, Hugh, of Anderson; 3 grandchildren: Charlotte Boggs and her husband, Tony; Kelley Shaw and husband, Keith; Allen Parker and wife, Melissa; also surviving are 6 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Walls was preceded in death by 3 brothers, William, Bob, and Jim Browning; a sister Lois Walls; and a great-grandson, Ryan Shaw. 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 12:30 PM at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, Rev. Bob Marcaurelle officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 11 AM until 12 Noon.

Contributions in memory of Mrs. Walls may be made to the Haven of Rest, 219 W. Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624.

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

Tuesday
Dec182012

BONNIE LATHAM

September 24, 1952 – December 17, 2012

GREENVILLE, SC - Bonnie Louise Latham, age 60, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The McDougald Funeral Home.

Monday
Dec172012

DRUCILLA PATTERSON

September 21, 1923 – December 16, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Drucilla Patterson, age 89, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, she worked for over 40 years at Equinox Mill, where she retired.  She was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Patsy Cape; a sister, Mollie Harper; 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Patterson; a daughter, Brenda Adams; and two sisters, Mattie Thompson and Rachel Wood.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Ray Grant and Mrs. Helen Davis officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will be at the residence 106 Simmons Street, Anderson, SC 29625, and will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

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