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Thursday
Aug092012

Pamela Jane Vanderveer

May 3, 1959 – August 8, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Pamela Jane Richey Vanderveer, age 53, of 138 Swain Street, Anderson, passed away on August 8, 2012 at her residence.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of Jane Pruitt Clark of Anderson and the late Preston David Richey.  She attended Branch Baptist Church in Anderson.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Nicole Mitchell and her husband Steve of Anderson and Melissa Reed and her husband Gene of Anderson; three brothers, Eddie Clark, Russell Clark and Preston Richey, all of Anderson; and six grandchildren.

The Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 10 am at Branch Baptist Church with Reverend Russell Clark officiating.  The family will gather for a time of visitation after the service.

Flowers are optional or memorials may be made to Branch Baptist Church, 2812 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Sunday
Aug052012

MARY ELIZABETH POWELL

SEPTEMBER 21, 1937- AUGUST 5, 2012

ANDERSON, SC  - Mary Elizabeth Powell, age 74, wife of the late Reverend Charles Leonard Powell, of 235 Thomason Circle, went home to be with her loving Savior, on Sunday, August 05, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, she was the daughter of the late James E. Rider and Sarah Ollie Sanders Rider.  Mrs. Powell was the Co-Founder of Jesus Deliverance Tabernacle, and currently she was a member and an Elder of New Life Praise & Worship.  

She is survived by a son, Terry Paul Powell of Florida; daughters, Cindy Powell Gilliam and her husband, Darryl of Anderson, Loretta Mitchell of Anderson, Debra Andrea Powell of Spartanburg, and Lynn Powell of Anderson; six grandchildren and one grandson reared in the home, Charles David Richardson; fifteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by a son, Charlie W. Chasteen Jr.; daughters, Debra E. Stafford and Connie Powell; one brother, Jessie W. Sanders.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with the Pastor Neal Hendrix, Reverend Bill McCall and Reverend Arthur Higgins officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 6, 2012 at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and will be at the home on 235 Thomason Circle, Anderson, SC, 29626.

Flowers are optional or memorials may be made to New Life  Praise & Worship, P.O. Box 633, Westminster, SC 29693

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

Sunday
Aug052012

RUSS METZ

JANUARY 10, 1955 – AUGUST 5, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Malcolm Russell “Russ” Metz, Jr., age 57, of Anderson, passed away on Sunday, August 05, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

The family will be at the home of his parents, Russell Metz, Sr., and June Metz, 9321 Hwy 81 South, Iva SC 29655, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, August 6, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

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

Sunday
Aug052012

SUE KELLEY

FEBRUARY 12, 1922 – AUGUST 4, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Susie “Sue” Kelley, age 90, wife of the Late Jack Kelley, passed away on Saturday, August 04, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Townville, SC she was the daughter of the late Jones Craft and Nora Farmer Craft.  Mrs. Kelley had been the greeter at Wal-Mart of many years.  She was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Encourager Sunday School Class.

She is survived by a son, Daril Kelley; granddaughter, Michelle Kelley, of Anderson, SC.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded by her brothers, Hoyt, J.B. and Herbert Craft; sisters, Bertha Smith, Etta Mae Brown, Eleanor Sheriff, and Lucy Butts.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 11:00 am, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, with the Reverend Tom Turner, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her Sunday School Class will serve as Honorary Escorts.
 
The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Rainey Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621,

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

Saturday
Aug042012

Shirel Klimaszewski

January 20, 1944 – August 2, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - Shirel Ann Klimaszewski, age 68, wife of Richard Klimaszewski, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Pfister and the late Eleanor Anglewicz Pfister.   She was a member of St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Brent Klimaszewski of Columbus, OH; a daughter, Stacy O’Connor and her husband John of Dayton, OH; a brother in Christ, Bernard Klim – CSC; and one grandchild, Fiona O’Connor.

The Memorial service will be held at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church on Tuesday, August, 7, 2012 at 10:00 am with Father Aubrey McNeil, OFM officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, with a time of visitation at the church after the Committal Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, Memorials and Tribute Processing Center, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

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

Friday
Aug032012

JIMMY SMITH

ANDERSON - James Walter Smith, Jr., 61, of Anderson, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Born December 28, 1950 in Anderson, he was the son of the late James Walter and Jessie Olive Knox Smith. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Smith was an electrician with Holland Electric Company.

Survivors include his son, James Michael Smith of Paron, AR; granddaughter, Ashley R. Todd of Benton, AR; two great grandchildren; and special friends, the Holland family of Anderson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Smith.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY & CREMATORY
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Tuesday
Jul312012

MILDRED C. BRISCOE

ANDERSON - Mildred Crenshaw Briscoe, 79, of Anderson, died Monday, July 30, 2012.

Born May 23, 1933 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Felton C. Crenshaw and Lenear Gosnell. She was a homemaker, a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church and attended Taylor Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include her husband, "Pete" Briscoe of the home; two daughters, Demetra "DeeDee" Briscoe of Los Angeles, CA and Jennifer Briscoe Wagner and husband, Eric of Myrtle Beach; one son, Davy Lee Briscoe, Jr. of Anderson; three grandchildren, Anna Briscoe, Andrea Briscoe, and Reilly Wagner; and two sisters, Athelia Cromer and Margaret Little, both of Anderson. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Brent Lollis. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Martha's House, a non-profit transitional Christian home for formerly incarcerated females in South Carolina, P.O. Box 2763, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, www.marthashouseinc.com. 

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

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Sunday
Jul292012

NELLIE H TAYLOR

July 19, 1920 – July 28, 2012

Nellie H Taylor, age 92, widow of Thomas A. Taylor, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at AnMed Health Care Center.

Born in Gaffney, SC she was the daughter of the late A.Y. Hughes and Grace Wheat Hughes.  A 1937 graduate of Girls High School, she retired from Wellington Mills where she worked in the Personnel office.    She was a former member of Southside Baptist Church and for the past twenty years has been a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church where she attended the Hope Sunday School Class.   Her sweet disposition made her a favorite with many and she was famous for her special Pound Cake.   

She is survived by her son Thomas H. Taylor and his wife Diana of Hampton, VA, 3 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Coleman, Lester and Lewis Hughes.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  

The Funeral service will be held at The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 4:30 PM with the Reverend Tom Owen officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 30, 2012 from 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES,     Anderson, SC

Thursday
Jul262012

SYBIL C. MARTIN

ANDERSON - Sybil Campbell Martin, 92, of Anderson, widow of William Twyman Martin, Jr., died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her home.

Born May 3, 1920 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Ervin Ucal and Nettie Hembree Campbell. She was a graduate of Anderson College, Central Wesleyan College and received her Master's Degree from Clemson University. Mrs. Martin was a retired elementary school educator. She was a volunteer for the Anderson Literacy Association for a number of years and AnMed Health Medical Center for over 20 years. She made three mission trips to Honduras and was a member of Concord Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School at Lebanon Baptist Church and Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons, Bill Martin and wife, Jean of Greenwood, Bob Martin and wife, Shirley and Barry Campbell Martin of Anderson; her daughter, Betsy Arflin and husband, Roger of Anderson; eight grandchildren, Stacy, Bill, April, Jeffrey, Matt, T.J., Marti, and Jennifer; five great grandchildren, Jayden, Nate, Trinity, Gabe, and Josie; and her sister, Martha Campbell of Anderson.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Larry, Carroll, and Johnny Campbell and two sisters, Nell Bolt and Annie Laura Gerrard.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Old Silver Brook Cemetery conducted by Rev. Bob Marcaurelle, Rev. Randy Blank, and Rev. Harry Warren. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Church, 1012 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Friday
Jul202012

ELBERT LEE ELROD

ANDERSON - Elbert Lee Elrod, 84, of Anderson, died Thursday, July 19, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born October 30, 1927 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Waymon F. and Mamie Campbell Elrod. He was self-employed and was retired from Anderson County Road Maintenance Department. Mr. Elrod was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Ernestine B. "Tinnie" Elrod; one son, Jimmy Ray Elrod and wife, Elaine of Piercetown Community; daughter-in-law, Gretchen Elrod of Williamston; son-in-law, Tony Jackson of Belton; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one brother, Wade H. Elrod of Greenville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Elrod; a daughter, Linda Faye Jackson; and a sister, Hazel Bowman.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Kevin Jones. Burial will follow in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 5600 Highway 81 North, Williamston, SC 29697 .

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL
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Friday
Jul202012

SAM NORMAN

JUNE 8, 1926 – JULY 19, 2012

BELTON, SC - Samuel P. Norman, age 86, of 130 Murdock Road, husband of Patsene Music Norman, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Richmond, IN, he was the son of the late Pete Norman and Ivy Morgan Norman.  He proudly served his country in World War II, with the U.S. Navy.  He was retired from Wells Aluminum.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, in Belton.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Barbara Allen and Pamela Norman; grandchildren, Stephanie Phillips, Michael McMinn, Jr., Sandra Thrasher, Megan Bigby, Brian Fleming, and Dereck McAlister; a brother, Jim Norman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Vickie Bigby; his brother, Charles Norman; and two sisters, Lillian Redinbaugh, and Tillie Stitts.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Calvary Baptist Church in Belton with Reverend Earl Green, Reverend Hulon Bryant, and Reverend Michael McMinn, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veteran Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence of his granddaughter, Stephanie Phillips, 244 Pebble Brook Lane, Belton, SC, and will receive friends at the church before the service from 11:00 am until 12:45 pm.

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

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

Friday
Jul202012

AMY BEAUCHAMP FOBEAR

ANDERSON - Amy Beauchamp Fobear, 32, wife of Jeffrey A. Fobear and mother of Stephen James “Jace” Fobear passed away July 15, 2012 at MD Anderson in Houston, TX.
 Amy was born in Dover, Delaware to Jim and Debbie Beauchamp, and graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Delaware in 1998.  Amy graduated from Clemson University with honors in 2002 with a degree in Elementary Education and later completed her Master of Education from Southern Wesleyan University in 2006.  In 2002 she began her teaching career as a fifth grade teacher at LaFrance Elementary School.  Amy loved her family and friends, the staff and teachers and every student at La France Elementary School where she was proud to have been recently named Teacher of the Year.
During her illness she grew to love the caring medical staff at AnMed Health Medical Center.   Amy became an honorary member of the Boy Scout Troop 94 of Pendleton.  Amy loved Jesus and was a member of NewSpring Church.  One of Amy’s passions was her love of animals, she volunteered with Wildlife Rehab of Greenville rehabilitating orphaned animals.  She was also an aerobics instructor at the Clemson-Central Recreation Center.
 In addition to her husband and son, Amy is survived by her parents of Piedmont, SC , grandparents, aunts and uncles and cousins all living in Maryland.  
A casual open house celebration of Amy’s life will be held on Thursday, July 26th at La France Elementary School from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.   If you have a special memory or pictures of Amy you are encouraged to bring it in written form to be preserved for their son Jace.  There will also be an opportunity for anyone with a story they would like to share to speak during the service.  We would love to hear your favorite memory of Amy.  
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun St., Anderson, SC 29621.  

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