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Wednesday
Aug152012

ALICE M. SANDERS

ANDERSON- Alice Mackey Sanders, loving wife, mother and grandmother, age 62, of 207 Surrey Lane, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the Rainey Hospice House after a prolonged battle with breast cancer.

Born in December 16, 1949 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Bob and Cleo Clark Mackey. She was a graduate of Palmetto High School and Limestone College. Alice was retired from Grainger in Fountain Inn.

Surviving are her husband W.C. "Bill" Sanders, Jr.; children: Blair McAlister and husband, Kevin of Liberty, Brooke Sanders of Asheville, Wendy Fletcher of Columbia, CPO Todd Fletcher and wife, Stephanie of Union City, TN; grandchildren, Bryce and Kiersten Fletcher of Union City, TN; sister, Jane Garrison and brother Jerry Mackey. She was preceded in death by sister, Betty Fricks and brother, Tommy Mackey.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

At the request of Mrs. Sanders, there will be no service.

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

Monday
Aug132012

GLORIA ANN DRIVER

March 8, 1946 – August 12, 2012

Gloria Ann Martin Driver, age 66, of 304 Turk Road, Townville, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012, at AnMed Health.  Born in Walhalla, SC, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. Martin and Mrs. Sybil Cleland Martin.  

An honor graduate of Clemson University, Mrs. Driver was a registered nurse who was employed by Oconee Memorial Hospital for over 30 years.  She was a longtime member of Townville Baptist Church where she participated in leading Bible School and the Girls in Action program.  In addition to devoting time to family and her work, she enjoyed collecting lighthouses in her spare time.

Left to carry on the legacy of Mrs. Driver are her devoted husband, William “Bill” Driver of Townville to whom she was married for 41 years; 2 daughters, Melissa Ann “Missy” Driver and Laura Driver Dunn, both of Townville; her mother, Sybil Cleland Martin of Seneca; a brother, Eddie Martin and his wife, Lynn, of Seneca; a nephew, Dan Hartley and his wife, Allison of Columbia; a niece, Lindsay Graham and her husband Brian of Seneca; and 4 grandchildren, William Tyler Swaney, Devin Cole Swaney, Chyanne Dunn, and Cierra Dunn.

In addition to her father, Mrs. Driver was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Gracie Elaine Harkins, and a nephew, Brian T. Martin.

Funeral Services will be held at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 1 PM, with Rev. David Blizzard officiating.  Interment will follow at Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, from 6 PM until 8 PM.  

Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Driver to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  

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

Sunday
Aug122012

OPAL FINLEY

ANDERSON - Opal Evelyn Speares Finley, 81, widow of James Roy Finley, formerly of McKinley Drive, died on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at NHC of Anderson.

She was born on June 5, 1931 in Anderson and worked at Appleton Mill for many years. Later she worked at Nevitt Forest Elementary School in the cafeteria.

She is survived by a son Colonel "Ronnie" Finley and his wife, Patti Bolt Finley; daughter, Sheila Finley Hilton and her husband, William “Billy” Hilton all of Anderson; three grandchildren, Dr. Ashley Hope Hilton of Greenville, William James “B.J.” Hilton of Anderson and Chelsea Elizabeth Finley of Tuscaloosa, AL; sister, Betty Jean Burdette and a brother, Rob Speares both of Anderson. She also counted as family her close friends, Frankie and Aubrey Fowler. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hattie Mae and Homer Speares; two sisters, Sybil Gunnin and Ruby Craft; two brothers, James and Clifton Speares and a granddaughter, Sara Riley.

Opal was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church and most recently Concord Baptist Church. She loved shopping, walking, eating out (especially dessert) and Clemson Football. She took great pride in her children and grandchildren and loved to brag to everyone, even total strangers.

Funeral service will be held at 11am Tuesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Rev. Benny Speares officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11am prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel on Hwy 81.

The family will be at the home of the daughter, Sheila Hilton, 1300 Hanover Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd, Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Sunday
Aug122012

FRANK HAMMOND

WILLIAMSTON - John Frank Hammond, 87, husband of the late Bobbie Sue Reid Hammond, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born October 9, 1924, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Cevera W. and Nora Robinson Hammond. He was a WWII veteran and served on U.S. Navy battleships USS Uhlmann and USS New Jersey.   After retiring from Owens-Corning Fiberglass, Frank worked at AnMed Health in security and Carolina Auto Auction. He was a member of Young Memorial A.R.P. Church where he served faithfully as Head Usher for many years.  Frank loved family, farming and fishing.

Surviving are his daughter, Rebekah Hammond of Atlanta, GA; two sons, Steve Hammond and his wife, Sharlene of Denver, NC and Alan R. Hammond and his wife, Angie of Williamston; 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Frank was preceded in death by a twin brother at birth and his older brother, James W. Hammond.

A memorial service will be held at 1pm Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Dr. L. Thomas Richie officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

The family will be at the home at 517 Mountain View Road, Williamston.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Young Memorial A.R. P. Church, 508 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

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
www.sullivanking.com

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

www.sullivanking.com

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