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Tuesday
Sep042012

JAMES F. MOORE “BIMINI JIM”

ANDERSON – James “Bimini Jim” Franklin Moore, 74, husband of Jean Moore passed away on Monday, September 3, 2012.  He was the former owner and operator of Anderson Boat Canvas and member of Temple Baptist Church.

Bimini Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jean Moore, son, Jeffery Moore (Shawna); daughter, Pamela Sutherland (Michael); son James R. Moore; eight grandchildren, Jeffery, Gabrielle (Scott), Griffin, Ryan, Katrina, Matthew, Shelby and Nic; one great grandson, Roman; one
sister Marilynn L. Moore and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Robert and Lucy Ipock Moore, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Lee, Earl, and Ronald Moore.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will briefly receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC  29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Northeast Chapel www.sullivanking.com

Tuesday
Sep042012

EVELYN MAHAFFEY WELBORN

PENDLETON - Evelyn Mahaffey Welborn, 91, widow of Frank Marshall Welborn, died Monday, September 3, 2012.

Born November 15, 1920 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late John Allen and Alice Gentry Mahaffey. She was a graduate of Anderson College and earned her B.S. Degree from Clemson University at the age of 67. Mrs. Welborn worked with her husband for many years at Welborn Shoes. She served on the Anderson County Library Board of Trustees for many years. She was a member of Welcome Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Rosemary W. Jones and her husband, J. Carey Jones, Jr. of Pendleton. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park conducted by William R. West, Jr. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or to the Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2262, Anderson, SC 29622.

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

Tuesday
Sep042012

EVELYN MAHAFFEY WELBORN

PENDLETON - Evelyn Mahaffey Welborn, 91, widow of Frank Marshall Welborn, died Monday, September 3, 2012.

Born November 15, 1920 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late John Allen and Alice Gentry Mahaffey. She was a graduate of Anderson College and earned her B.S. Degree from Clemson University at the age of 67. Mrs. Welborn worked with her husband for many years at Welborn Shoes. She served on the Anderson County Library Board of Trustees for many years. She was a member of Welcome Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Rosemary W. Jones and her husband, J. Carey Jones, Jr. of Pendleton. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park conducted by William R. West, Jr. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or to the Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2262, Anderson, SC 29622.

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

Sunday
Sep022012

WILBURN KING

ANDERSON, SC - Wilburn L. King of Anderson, husband of the late Joan McFall King, passed away on Sunday, September 02, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

The family will be at the home his son and daughter- in- law Stan and Kelly King.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by:
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, Anderson, SC

Sunday
Sep022012

ROY ELLEN JOLLY

PENDLETON - Roy Ellen Osborne Jolly, 94, widow of John Louie Jolly, died Friday, August 31, 2012, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born April 30, 1918, in Anderson, SC, she was the daughter of the late James R. and Venie Stone Osborne. She was a graduate of Montreat College, Lander College, and received a Master's Degree from Western Carolina University. Mrs. Jolly was a teacher and librarian at Pendleton High School for 36 years prior to her retirement in 1979. She was a member of Pendleton Presbyterian Church for 86 years. Mrs. Jolly was a woman of tremendous faith who leaves a powerful legacy as a beloved sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, as well as an accomplished teacher and a devoted church member all of her life.

Survivors include two daughters, Lynne Jolly Richardson and husband, Kevin, of Lake Barrington, IL; Lee Jolly Smith and husband, Scott of Lexington, SC; granddaughters, Mary Ellen Richardson and Charlotte Richardson; sister, Lorene Finley of Pendleton; nephews, Barry Finley, Alton Finley, Jr., and Manson Jolly; nieces, Dianna Wade and Joy James; and her caregiver, Stephanie Wideman.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pendleton Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Morton White, Rev. Ernest Gray, and Rev. Gene Burdette. Burial will be in the church cemetery, followed by a reception hosted by the family at her residence.  The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pendleton Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 603 South Mechanic Street, Pendleton, SC 29670 or the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621 (in memory of John Louie Jolly and in honor of Lynne Jolly Richardson).

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

Sunday
Sep022012

LARRY ELLISON

SANDY SPRINGS - James Larry Ellison, 77, of 6004 Clemson Boulevard, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born August 13, 1935 in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Forest and Clara Holland Ellison. He was the owner and operator of Ellison's Produce for 34 years. Mr. Ellison was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Swift Cain of the home; stepson, Jimmy Cain of Sandy Springs; stepdaughter, Cathy Blume of Anderson; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Ellison and a stepdaughter, Diane Floyd.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Ron Culbertson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. The family is at the home of his stepson, Jimmy Cain, 315 Circle Drive, Pendleton.

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

Wednesday
Aug292012

MARIAN COX BROWN WATSON

ANDERSON - Marian Cox Brown Watson, 84, of 1624 Sandy Hollow, died Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical center.

Born January 17, 1928 in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late James Claude and Ethel Bowlan Cox. Mrs. Watson was an active member of Boulevard Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mellie Brown Jones and husband, Sam of Starr; two sons, Sid Brown and wife, Renee' of Anderson, and Philip D. Brown of Piedmont; son-in-law, A. Fred Stringer, Jr. of Anderson; grandchildren, Dawn M. Robertson and husband, Lee; Sally J. McKee and husband, Kevin and children, Sydney, Axel, and Lexi; Dylan T. Jones and wife, Jenny and daughter, Ella; and Jessica M. Blanding and husband, Leslie and sons, Kaden, Blake, and Braxton. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She was twice married, first to the late George S. (Joe) Brown and second to the late William E. Watson and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanie Brown Stringer.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Boulevard Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Jack Couch. Burial will follow in Flat Rock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 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.

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

Monday
Aug272012

MILDRED B. PEGGIE

PIEDMONT - Mildred Brown Peggie, 82, of 106 Sherman Court Ext, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 at the McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.

Born November 30, 1929 in Madison County, GA, she was the daughter of the late James and Lula Tucker Brown. She was a cosmetologist and was a member of Homeland Park Baptist Church. Mildred was active in the clown ministry and served as a soup kitchen volunteer.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Hoffman of Piedmont; two sons, Bud Brooks and his wife, Beth of Iva and Gary Brooks and his wife, Leticia of Piedmont; four grandchildren, Melissa Knight,  Adam Brooks and his wife, Kristan, Mathew Brooks and Amy Brooks; two great grandchildren, Madyson and Landyn Brooks; two sisters, Evelyn McAlister and Reba Brock both of Anderson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Jeanette Brooks.

Funeral services will be held 2PM Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Dr. Wayne Dickard and Pastor Richard Burton. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8PM at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Rd. Simpsonville SC, 29680.

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

Monday
Aug272012

Rev. Craig Neill

ANDERSON - Reverend Ulysses Craig Neill, Jr., 92, of Anderson, husband of Frances M. Neill, died Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born March 4, 1920 in Gastonia, NC, he was the son of the late Ulysses Craig and Lanie Mode Neill. He was a graduate of Gastonia High School, Anderson College and Erskine Seminary. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

Rev. Neill served as Pastor at Martha Drive Baptist Church, Homeland Park Baptist Church, and Shiloh Baptist Church in Anderson, SC; Southside Baptist Church in Abbeville, SC; Interim Pastor at several churches in the area. He was one of the founders and executive director of the Haven of Rest Ministries and was Pastor Emeritus at Homeland Park Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Frances; daughters, Patricia Hawkins and husband, Sidney, Madonna Ferguson and husband, Thomas, and Joy Brickman; stepchildren, Rosalyn Adams Wyly and husband, Reid, and Jeffrey Adams and wife, Cristi; grandchildren, Robin H. Wilson(Randy), Laura F. Ouzts (Kevin), Larissa Ferguson, Grace F. Sowell (Scott), Andrea F. Gulley (Robert), Carson, Savannah, and Hatcher Adams; great grandchildren, Mary-Grace Irby, Katie-Beth Irby, Ethan Wilson, Thomas Craig Ouzts, Neill Ferguson, Caitlin Sowell, Ashley Sowell, Payton Sowell, Tyler Gulley, and Sarah Gulley; and many nieces and nephews. He was the last member of his immediate family.

Rev. Neill was preceded in death by his first wife of 54 years, Grace Grizzle Neill, four brothers and six sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Homeland Park Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ray Thompson. Burial will follow in the Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, 5150 Gentry Road, Anderson, at 5 p.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Haven of Rest Ministries, 219 West Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624; Surgeons for Sight, c/o Southern Eye Associates, 113 Doctors Drive, Greenville, SC 29605; or Augusta Blind Rehabilitation Center, 1 Freedom Way, Augusta, GA 30904.

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

Tuesday
Aug212012

David W. Burns

June 30, 1946 – August 19, 2012

ANDERSON, SC - David Wayne Burns, age 66, of 405 Northlake Drive, Anderson, husband of the late Elizabeth Jeanette Burns, died on Sunday, August 19, 2012, at the Rainey Hospice House.  Born in Riverhead, NY, he was the son of the late David Henry Burns and the late Laura Mae Conklin Burns.  

Mr. Burns graduated from Riverhead High School and spent his career in food service management.  He retired as a State of SC employee having served as the manager of the Commissary at Leath Correctional Institution in Greenwood, SC.  He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church.  

Survivors include his son Brian D. Burns and his wife, Amber of Pendleton; three daughters, Kathleen Iglesias and her husband, Al of Fort Pierce, FL, Deborah Walker and her husband, John of Virginia Beach, VA, and Donna Brunner and her husband, Robert of St. Petersburg, FL; brothers, Robert Burns and his wife, Maisie, of Bennington, VT, and Clarence Burns and his wife, Lois, of Willow Tree, PA;  and five grandchildren, Jason, Brittany and Jordan Walker and Madison and Peyton Burns.  David loved his family dearly and had a very special place in his heart for his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his devoted wife, he was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Burns, and a sister, Gloria Burns.

A Service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at 2:00 pm at the Central Presbyterian Church with Rev. Allyson Helvie officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at 405 Northlake Drive, Anderson, SC, and will receive friends at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens following the service of committal.

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

Tuesday
Aug212012

Brooks Center Season has International Focus

The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University plans a 2012-13 season of performances that will take audiences on journeys to different countries, different cities or just different states of mind.
 
Read the entire news release at:
http://www.clemson.edu/media-relations/4396

Sunday
Aug192012

SHERREL GLAZENER

SEPTEMBER 9, 1957 – AUGUST 18, 2012

STARR, SC - Sherrel Louise Glazener, age 54, of 136 Erwin Street, Starr, SC., wife of William M. Glazener, III passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC she was the daughter of the late James Aubrey Hall and Frances Louise Howell Hall. She was a graduate of Cresent High School.  Mrs. Glazener worked for Kids Stuff Academy.  She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Temple, where she attended Savannah Bible College.

In addition to her husband, she is survived a sister, Shelby Jean Crump and her husband, Al of Starr, SC; nephew, Mac Williams, of Starr, SC; and an uncle Johnny Howell, Sr. of Anderson, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Gethsemane Baptist Church at 11:00 am, with Reverend Sammy Duncan and Reverend Charles Howell officiating.  Interment will follow at South Lawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends on Monday, August 20,2012 at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Flowers will be accepted.

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