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Saturday
Apr162011

ALICE M. YATES

NOVEMBER 14, 1923 – APRIL 14, 2011
ANDERSON, SC – A Memorial Service for Alice Mae Belles Yates, 87, will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at 1:30 pm. Burial with Military Honors provided by the U.S. Army, Ft. Gordon, will follow in the M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:30 – 1:30 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. The Reverend Ron Lewis will conduct the services.
Mrs. Yates passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2011, in Anderson Place Health Center. Born on November 14, 1923 in Clinton, Ia., she was a daughter of the late Robert Belles and Ruth Castle Belles. She earned her RN from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Davenport, Ia. in 1944. She served her country during World War II as a 1st Lt. Army Nurse on the Island of Guam, then returned to civilian life and attained the position of Head Nurse at Michael Reese Medical Center in Chicago. After marriage she continued in nursing at various hospitals in Springfield, Ill., Baltimore, Md. and Atlanta. She has been involved with the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Aside from her passion for travel the true joys of her life were her family, friends and crafting.  
Surviving is her sister, Verna Belles Winterbottom of Greenville; son, Dr. Steven Yates of Piedmont; daughter, Leigh Ann Yates-Brown and son-in-law Stephen Brown; grandchildren, Justin and Dylan Henry; great granddaughter, Dannielyn Henry all of Woodstock, Ga.; niece, Kathy Winterbottom Laurens and her husband Dr. Richard Laurens of Greer and their children; nephews Brent Winterbottom of Columbia and Robert Winterbottom of Port St. Lucie, Fla. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, the late William Clyde Yates Jr. of Anderson, and by her brother, the late Gene Belles of Bettendorf, Ia.  
    A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
    The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Saturday
Apr162011

GAIL McLESKEY

FEBRUARY 8, 1953 – APRIL 16, 2011

ANDERSON, SC – Gail Christine McLeskey, age 58, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011.

Born February 8, 1953, in San Bernardino, CA, she was a daughter of the late Vernon McLeskey and Christine Smalley McLeskey.  She was a member of North Anderson Baptist Church and attended Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Terri Manley Thackston of Anderson, SC; her son, Donny Ray Manley, Jr. and wife, Dana of Anderson, SC; four grandchildren: Brandon Manley & Blake Humphries, and Kaitlin Manley & Taylor Manley; and five brothers: Terry McLeskey of Lakeland, FL, Richard McLeskey of Palmdale, CA, Johnny McLeskey, Eddie McLeskey, and Mike McLeskey, all of Anderson, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Bill Rigsby and the Reverend Ken Whitt.

The family is at the home of Terri Thackston, 903 Old Asbury Road, Anderson, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6pm until 8pm on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ARK Hospice, 117 Broadbent Way, Anderson, SC 29626.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson.

Friday
Apr152011

CARRIE BELL HART TAYLOR

May 23, 1915 – April 15, 2011

IVA, SC - Carrie Bell Hart Taylor, age 95, wife of the late S. A. Taylor, died Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Cobb Health Care Hospital in Comer, GA.  

Born in Anderson County, SC on May 23, 1915, Mrs. Taylor was a daughter of the late Lonnie Hart and Ella Elgin Hart.  She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include her son, Robert Neil Taylor; daughters, Fannie Mae Haynie, Bonnie Sue Seawright, Betty Lois Rousey and Laura Bell Penland; brothers, Sam and Willis Hart; sisters, Bertha Mae Burdette, Laura Ruth Elgin and Alice Wheeler; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Lee and Louis Hart and a granddaughter, Debra Starrett.

The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2:00  pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Phillip Hart.  Interment will follow in Iva City Cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting                 
www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC

Thursday
Apr142011

BRITT BROWN

APRIL 16, 1969 - APRIL 14, 2011

ANDERSON, SC – Robert Britt Brown, age 41, of 210 Lake Forest Circle passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2011.

Born April 16, 1969, in Anderson, SC, he was the son of Bobby Marion Brown and the late Shirley Ann Herring Page.  He was a graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and was the owner of Pro-Tech Termite & Pest Solutions.  Britt loved his family very much and enjoyed all aspects of life to the fullest.  He was an avid motorcyclist.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Valerie Bailey Brown and their son, Wesley Garrett Brown, both of the home; his father, Bobby Marion Brown of Anderson, SC; his half-brother, Eric Kuykendall of Williamston, SC; and Valerie’s parents: Wes & Elaine Bailey; her sister, Jocelyn Smith and her son, Harrison Smith, all of Anderson, SC.

A Service to Celebrate and Remember the Life of Britt Brown will be held at 4pm on Sunday, April 17, 2011, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home.   The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson.

Wednesday
Apr062011

TERESA C. MC CLELLAN 

September 21, 1963 – April 5, 2011

BELTON, SC - Teresa Chapman McClellan, age 47, wife of Scott David McClellan of 107 Havenshire Place, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC on September 21, 1963, Teresa was the daughter of Louise Allen Chapman of Anderson and the late George Earl Chapman.  She was a 1981 graduate of Belton- Honea Path High School and worked as an assistant manager for 81South Shell Convenience Store.   She was the senior vice president of V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post #5996; treasurer of the V.F. W. Riders;  member of the Family of III  and ABATE, Anderson Chapter.  She was also a member of Neals Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her siblings; Linda Chapman LeCroy of Honea Path, Harold Chapman and his wife, Cindy of Greenville, Cheri Chapman of Honea Path and Lane Chapman and his wife, Diane of Anderson; mother-in-law, Patsy Sweatt of Anderson; brothers-in-law and their wives, Ken and Mellie McClellan of Harrisburg, NC and Russell and Allison McClellan of Anderson.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm at Neals Creek Baptist Church officiated by the Reverends Alex Henderson and Terry Allen.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 508 Hampton Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201 or the American Diabetes Association, Upstate Chapter, 525 Grove Road, 3rd Floor, Greenville, SC 29605.

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

Wednesday
Apr062011

JOHN RUFUS TAYLOR

October 17, 1928 – April 6, 2011

ANDERSON, SC - John Rufus Taylor, age 82, of 1635 Old Trail Drive, husband of the late Annie Lou James Taylor, died Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson County, SC on October 17, 1928, Mr. Taylor was a son of the late Lawrence Andrew Taylor and Janie Mae Smith Taylor.  He was a United States Navy veteran during WWII and was a supervisor in oil exploration.  He attended Lakeview Baptist Church.

Survivors include his step-sons; Lloyd J. Maxwell and his wife, Eva Maxwell of Pendleton and William P. Maxwell and his wife, Fay A. Maxwell of Pickens.  A number of nieces and nephews also survive.  

In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:00 am at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with visitation following.

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

The family would like to share their appreciation for the care shown to Mr. Taylor by the staff of Med Shore and the E.R. Staff of AnMed Health Medical Center.

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

Wednesday
Apr062011

FRANK BROOKS

November 29, 1943 – April 4, 2011

ANDERSON, SC - Franklin Marvin Brooks, age 67, of Anderson, died Monday, April 4, 2011 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.

Born in Anderson, SC, Mr. Brooks was a son of the late Prue Brooks and Irene Strickland Brooks.  He was a United States Navy veteran and had retired from the Pet Milk Corporation in Greenville, SC.

Survivors include his brothers, David L. Brooks of Anderson, SC and Ronald V. Brooks and his wife, Janet E. Brooks of Greenville, SC; three nieces and one nephew.

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 2:30 pm at M. J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery officiated by the Reverend Freddie Fielding and Military Honors provided  by Campbell Patriots Post 184.

The family will be at the home of his niece, Monica Loftis, 208 Miriam Road, Starr, SC and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Friday from Noon until 2:00 pm.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC

Wednesday
Apr062011

PETER L. TREFFEISEN

August 24, 1931 – April 4, 2011

ANDERSON, SC - Peter Louis Treffeisen, age 79 of Anderson, went to be with his Lord, being reunited with his bride of 38 years, Jerolyn Mayer Treffeisen on April 4, 2011 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Merrick, NY on August 24, 1931, Mr. Treffeisen was a son of the late Peter Albert Treffeisen and Johanna Pfeiffer Treffeisen.  He  was a graduate of Mepham High School in Long Island, NY and was a United States Navy  Korean War veteran.   He was employed with Grumman Aerospace in Long Island, NY and upon retirement in 1988, moved to Anderson.

Survivors include his children: Paul Treffeisen and his wife, Kerri of Anderson; Karin Teriaco and her husband, Richard of Simpsonville; Linda Janke and her husband, Don of Anderson; Jill Rogers and her husband, Tommy of Anderson and Erin Bradley and her husband, Steven of Anderson;13 precious grandchildren; sister, Diane Knaack of Freeport, NY

In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Albert Treffeisen.

The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum officiated by his son-in-law, Don Janke with entombment following.

The family will be at the home of his daughter, Jill Rogers, 105 Grassy Knoll Way, Anderson, SC and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
THE MC DOUGALD HOME, Anderson, SC 

Sunday
Apr032011

LOUIE MOSELEY

MARCH 8, 1946 – APRIL 2, 2011

BELTON, SC – Louie Edward Moseley, age 65, of 105 Sunset Drive, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born March 8, 1946, in Fair Play, SC, he was a son of the late Lewis Moseley and Eva Whitfield Moseley.  Mr. Moseley was a retired auto-mechanic and was a Mason.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Myrna Luper of Anderson, SC; his children: Cathy Helton of Michigan, Rick Moseley and wife, Patti of Anderson, SC, Michelle Moseley of Belton, SC, Sandy Moseley and wife, Melissa of Belton, SC, and Randy Moseley of Ohio; sister, Doris Moseley of Florida; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Shelby Mitchell Moseley; one brother, Billy Moseley; and one sister, Margaret Baxter.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Sam Duncan. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family is at the residence, 105 Sunset Drive, Belton, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6pm until 8pm on Monday.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson.

Thursday
Mar172011

SENIOR AIRMAN NICHOLAS J. ALDEN, USAF

MILDENHALL, ENGLAND – The Funeral Service for Senior Airman Nicholas Jerome Alden, USAF, age 25, will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 19, 2011, in the Sanctuary of Boulevard Baptist Church, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery, 140 Inway Drive, Anderson, SC.

Senior Airman Alden was born September 24, 1985 in Stuttgart, Germany, and was a graduate of Palmetto High School.  Following graduation, he joined the United State Air Force and attained the rank of Senior Airman.  

Survivors include his beloved wife, Patricia Brooks Alden and children: Lillian & William, all of Mildenhall, England; mother, Cathy Garner of Iva, SC; father, James Alden of Ayer, MA; siblings: Joe Alden of Indianapolis, IN, David Alden of Washington, DC, and Kelseyanne Alden of Atlanta, GA; and grandparents: Rothert & Delight Whitfield of Abbeville, SC.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Thursday
Mar172011

JACK WALLS

January 16, 1937 – March 16, 2011

ANDERSON, SC - James “Jack” Wallace Walls, age 74, husband of Jeanette Carol Crook Walls of 523 Ivy Circle, was called home to be with his Lord after a long battle with Lou Gehrig Disease on Wednesday, March 16, 2011.  

Born in Anderson, SC on January 16, 1937, Mr. Walls was a son of the late James Marvin Walls and Lucy Irene Gilliam Walls.  He was a 1954 graduate of Boys’ High School and served in the United States Army Reserves as Sergeant 1st Class for over 29 years.  He was the owner and operator of Walls Drywall for many years.  Mr. Walls was a volunteer at Broadway Fire Station, and was the manager of the Singing Walls Family.  He was a member of Homeland Park Church of God where he was superintendent of the Sunday School Department and was very instrumental in many aspects of the church. He was an avid softball fan and played with the Big John’s Softball Team for many years.

Survivors include his wife of the home; children, Donna W. Vaughn and her husband, Chris, Sandra W. Evans and Greg Walls, all of Anderson;  five grandchildren, Blake and his girlfriend, Lindsey, Maghan, Caleb, Brianna, Bailee and one great-grandson, Jaxon; siblings, Lorene Bolt of Belton, Sue Bates of Anderson, Mary Richey of Belton, Gwen Walters of Anderson, J. P. Walls of Hartwell, GA and Tommy Walls of Anderson.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a granddaughter, Hope Evans.

The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Homeland Park  Church of God officiated by the Reverends Vernon Soles, Doug Saylors and Mark Daniel.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by the Reverends Roy Puckett and Scott Vaughn and Layman David Black

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Mr. Walls will be placed in the church at 1:00 pm on Sunday.

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

Thursday
Mar172011

JOE R. BRIDWELL

ANDERSON, SC -- Joe R Bridwell, age 80, of 58 Oleander Drive, departed his life on earth to live eternally with his heavenly father, on March 17th at the Rainey Hospice House.    

Born November 10, 1930, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late J.B. and Blanche Knighton Bridwell. Mr. Bridwell served in the United States Marine Corp. He was a well known and successful realtor in Anderson for more than 35 years and reluctantly retired from Remax Foothills Realty after a decline in his health. Prior to a wonderful career in Real Estate, he retired from Smith Wholesale Drug Company in Spartanburg, SC. Mr. Bridwell was a Shriner and a member of Masonic Lodge No 274, a member of the Anderson Upstate Board of Realtors - having served on numerous committees, and was a member of Concord Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Judy Carroll Bridwell and his constant “little” companion, Buddy of the home. Also surviving are a son, Rick Bridwell of Anderson, SC; daughters, Mary Jo Splawn and husband Carroll, Judy Webb and husband Dean, all of Anderson, SC, and Linda Rettew Rushton and husband Steve of Pendleton, SC. Eight grandchildren are surviving: Bobby Rettew and wife Sarah, Jennifer Rettew, Amanda Locotosh and husband Chris, Marc Splawn, Brent Bridwell and wife Tasha, Matt Bridwell, Ross Bridwell, and Jacob Webb and wife Krystal. A brother-in-law, Jerry Carroll and wife Brenda of Spartanburg, SC, and one great grandchild, Isabella Webb and step grandchildren: Stephanie Rushton, Geoffrey Rushton and wife Jassica, step great grandchildren Wesley Rushton, Parker Metcalf and Carys Metcalf are also surviving.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 19, 2011, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Don R. Cox.  Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday.  Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

The Bridwell family wishes to acknowledge the Staff of NHC Healthcare of Anderson for the genuine care given to Mr. Bridwell.

A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.