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Tuesday
Jan252011

EDITH HOLDEN

ANDERSON - Edith Pauline Holden, formerly of Walhalla, passed away Monday, January 24, 2011 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

She was the daughter of late Rev. Elisha A. Holden and late Gertrude M. Robinson. She retired from Kendall Company in Seneca in 1988. Mrs. Holden had been a former member of Coneross Baptist Church in Westminster and was currently a member of Bridge of Hope Community Church in Anderson.

Surviving are her daughter, Glenda Fay Alexander of Anderson; sister, Dell Holden of Crystal River, FL and brother, Joe Holden of Walhalla; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Lee Alexander;  brothers, Ray, Raymond, Frank Holden and sister, Mae H. Marcengill.

Funeral service will be held 3:30pm Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Pastor William French. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3:30pm prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N.

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

Tuesday
Jan252011

LOUISA RICE LUND

FEBRUARY 4, 1950 – JANUARY 24, 2011

ANDERSON, SC – Louisa “Wesa” McGee Rice Lund, age 60, of 2304 East North Avenue, died on Sunday, January 24, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC.  She was the daughter of Earle McGee Rice and the late Mary Louise Anderson Rice, and the granddaughter of the late Leon Leftwich and Sara Wilhite Rice, and the late Dr. Jesse T. and Hazel Prickett Anderson.

A seventh-generation Andersonian, she attended Queens College (now University) in Charlotte, North Carolina, and graduated with honor from Clemson University, and the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was Managing Editor of The Journal of Law & Education.  She joined her father in the practice of law in 1981 in the same firm established by her grandfather, Leon L. Rice, in 1907, and joined by her father in 1947. 

She was a member of the Anderson County Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Association, and a charter member of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. She was also a communicant of Grace Episcopal Church.

Survivors include her beloved son, Rice Jensen “Jens” Lund, of the home; her father and stepmother, Mr. & Mrs. Earle M. Rice, of Anderson; sister, Mary Earle Haynes, of Atlanta, Georgia, and brother, Jesse Anderson “Andy” Rice, of Roswell, Georgia; step brothers, Zach Watson Rice, of New York, New York, and Charles Jackson Rice, of Central, South Carolina, and half-sister, Elizabeth Rice English, of Kennesaw, Georgia.

The family will receive friends in the Parlor of Grace Episcopal Church from 11am until 12 noon on Saturday, January 29, 2011.  The Funeral Service will follow at 12noon at Grace Episcopal Church and will be conducted by The Reverend John B. Hardaway, IV, and The Reverend Thomas C. Davis.  

The family respectfully requests that flowers be omitted and that memorials be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the Capital Campaign Fund of Grace Episcopal Church, 711 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624.

The Rice family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the devoted caregivers who provided excellent care for Wesa.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Monday
Jan242011

LENA V. LOSKOSKI

ANDERSON - Lena Vandiver Loskoski, 95, formerly of Anderson, widow of Wilbur G. Loskoski, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Coastal Manor Nursing Home, Ludowici, GA.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Thomas M. and Mary Brown Vandiver. She was educated in Anderson, SC schools and was retired from Gallant-Belk. She was an avid quilter and was President of the Tuesday Morning Quilt Group which met at the Library. Mrs. Loskoski was a member of Roberts Presbyterian Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and Elder.

She was a devoted mother and grandmother and is survived by her daughter, Rosalyn Rozakos and son-in-law, Pete, son, Rev. Greg Loskoski and wife, Ellen, and son, Paul Loskoski and wife, Sandy; grandchildren, Sarah, Van, and Rebecca Loskoski, and Luke Christian; and three sisters, Jean Belding, Hilda McCurley, and Frances Vandiver.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by six sisters and one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roberts Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Wednesday in the church fellowship hall.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Roberts Presbyterian Church, 2716 Highway 187 South, Anderson, SC 29626.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Monday
Jan242011

TAYLAR M. BURRAGE

ANDERSON, SC - Taylar Megan Burrage, 16, of 2418 Marchbanks Avenue, died Sunday, January 23, 2011.

Born February 16, 1994, she was the daughter of Todd Burrage and Michelle P. McBride. She was a T L Hanna High School student and worked at Main St. Deli in Downtown, Anderson. She loved life, animals and her many friends. She attended Freedom Center Assembly of God and New Spring Church.

Surviving are her mother and step-father, Michelle and Russell McBride of the home; father, Todd Burrage of Durham; brother, Hunter Burrage; maternal grandparents, Ronnie and Linda Pridgen of Durham; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Marilyn Burrage of Myrtle Beach; step-grandmother, Debra Durham of Anderson; maternal great grandmother, Mary Rogers; paternal great grandparents, Frances and Monroe Burrage; 2 uncles, Mike and Mark Pridgen and 2 aunts, Kelly Young and Jennifer Burrage all of Durham.

Taylar was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Kay Burrage; maternal great grandparents, Juanita and Sam Pridgen and maternal great grandfather, Buddy Rogers.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Rev. Phillip Sears officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8pm at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Freedom House, c/o Freedom Center Assembly of God, 3235 D L Drive, Anderson, SC 29624.

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

Tuesday
Jan182011

GEORGE CLINTON PHILLIPS

ANDERSON - George Clinton Phillips, 64, of 900 Shirley Store Road, died Sunday, January 16, 2011.

Born June 7, 1946 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Ray and Janie Rowland Phillips. He was a mechanic with Anderson Armor Car.

Surviving are his wife, Judith "Judy" Strickland Phillips of the home; 6 sons, Ray, Heath, Fred, Frank, Jimmy and Brandon Phillips; 2 daughters, Sharon James and Lynn Dalton; 17 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, John, Harold and David Phillips and 3 sisters, Faye Edwards, Kathy Jones and Jo Bryant. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carroll Phillips.

Funeral service will be held 2pm Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Revs. Alex Henderson and Ted Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2pm prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are accepted, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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

Tuesday
Jan182011

DOROTHY M. "DOT' EARLE

ANDERSON - Dorothy Morton Earle, 86, of 1708 Gerrard Road, wife of Frank H. "Harry" Earle, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born May 9, 1924 in Oconee, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Ollie Maret Morton. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are her husband, Frank H. Earle of the home; 2 sons, Giles H. Earle and his wife, Brenda of Starr and Richard L. Earle and his wife, Dianne of Anderson; 6 grandchildren, Garrett Earle, Tonya Stevenson and her husband,  Todd, Richie Earle and his wife, Ariel , Eric Earle, Sarah McCormick and her husband, Bryan and Ryan Shahan; 5 great grandchildren, Trent Stevenson, Tate and Raleigh Earle, Kamryn McCormick and Anthony Shahan and 3 sisters, twin sister, Doris Bryant, Evelyn Brown and Betty Powell all of Anderson. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Lewis, Crayton and David Morton and 2 sisters, Virginia Evans and Hilda Bramlett.

Funeral service will be held at 3pm Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Rev. Roger Estridge officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3pm prior to the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence.

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

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

Tuesday
Jan182011

JIM BROWN

FEBRUARY 13, 1943 – JANUARY 17, 2011

BELTON, SC – Jimmy Ralph Brown, age 67, of Anderson, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born February 13, 1943, in Anderson, SC, he was a son of the late Ralph Leon Brown and Fannie Mae Harrison Brown.  Mr. Brown served in the United States Air Force and was a retired manager with Parnell-Martin, Inc.

Survivors include his wife of forty-eight years, Carlene Shuler Brown, of the home; daughter, Lisa Hadden of Belton, SC; son, Jimmy T. Brown and wife, Edie of Anderson, SC; sister, Jane Stovall of Anderson, SC; brother, Bobby Brown of Anderson, SC; and four grandchildren: Kyle Hadden, Troy Brown, Haley Brown, and Arik Boyd.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gerald Brown.

The family will receive friends in The McDougald Family Center from 6pm until 8pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2011.  The family will host a Memorial Service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials 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.

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC, is in charge of the arrangements.

Sunday
Jan162011

ROBERT H. BRITENBURG

ANDERSON- Robert Hickman Britenburg, 82, of Anderson, died Wednesday January 12, 2011 at NHC of Anderson.

Born September 7, 1928 in Campbell County, KY he was the son of the late Earl M and Mary Sue Hickman Britenburg. He was a graduate of Northwestern University and Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Ohio.

Surviving are his brother, James E. Britenburg, and his wife, Elyse of Anderson and their children. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Maurine V. Britenburg.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Jan152011

WADE H. GILMER

ANDERSON - Wade Hampton Gilmer, Jr., 78, died Saturday, January15, 2011 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born October 20, 1932 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Wade Hampton and Nancy McAlister Gilmer. He served in the U.S. Army and was a graduate of Clemson University. He retired as office manager with T. Ree McCoy and Son Builders with 42 years service. Mr. Gilmer was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he had served as a Deacon, Elder, and Church Trustee.

He is survived by his wife, Mae Linda Gilmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy G. McCoy. Graveside services were held Sunday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park conducted by Dr. Marshall Tribble.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to Calvary Home for Children, 110 Calvary Home Circle, Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Friday
Jan142011

Wortilee B. Vinson

May 18, 1934 – January 14, 2011

ANDERSON, SC - Mrs. Wortilee Blackston Vinson, age 76, of 417 Singleton Road, died Friday, January 14, 2011 at her residence.

Born in Anderson, SC, Wortilee was the daughter of the late Randolph Blackston and Doshie Mae Ferguson Blackston.  She attended and graduated from the Anderson City Schools.  In 1984, she retired from textiles having worked with J. P. Stevens, Appleton Plant for 25 years.  Wortilee was a member and Past Matron of The Eastern Star, Anderson Chapter #130 and was member of the Ladies of  The Shrine.  She was a faithful member of New Prospect Baptist Church where she attended the Seekers Sunday School class and was involved in the WMU, Mary Hall Group.

Wortilee is survived by two sons, Randy Vinson and his wife, Marcia and Barry Vinson; a grandson, David Vinson and two great-grandchildren, D.J. and Myra Vinson all of Anderson, SC. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Noah Vinson, Jr., one son, Robert Bryan Vinson and a sister, Genell B. Goss. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2011, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, January 15, 2011, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME    

Sunday
Jan092011

JEAN WALKER COOPER

ANDERSON - Betty Jean Walker Cooper, 59, of 701 Glenwood Avenue, died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at her residence.

Born October 19, 1951 in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Joel Henry and Sara Agnes Norris Walker. She was a graduate of Wren High School and was a member of Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sisters, Mary Frances Banks of Marietta, Linda Faye McGraw of Pendleton, and Mildred Gann of Savannah, GA; two brothers, Jerry Daniel Walker and Joel Ernest Walker, both of Anderson; and a cousin, Louise “June” M. Brown, with whom she made her home.

A private family burial will be at Six & Twenty Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, 1012 Concord Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Jan082011

MILDRED RUSSELL

APRIL 22, 1931 – JANUARY 7, 2011

ANDERSON, SC – Mildred Elizabeth Russell, age 79, of 123 Cole Circle, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2011.

Born April 22, 1931, in Anderson, SC, she was a daughter of the late Olitone Smith and Alice Fowler Smith.  She was a homemaker and a member of Providence Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Oscar Russell of the home; daughters: Janice Russell Lowe and husband, David, and Gail McGregor McCoy and husband, Eddie (deceased); grandchildren: Kirk & Kreig Lowe, and Krystal & Candice McGregor; sister, Thelma King; brothers: Melvin Smith and Wilton Smith, all of Anderson, SC.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by sisters: Montez Bryant, Jeanette Finley, and Thrace Haley; and a brother, William Smith.

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 4pm until 5pm on Sunday, January 9, 2011.  A private entombment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 7669, Atlanta, GA 30357-0669.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC, is in charge of the arrangements.