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Friday
Dec312010

LUCILLE CLARK CARTEE

WILLIAMSTON – Lucille Gross Clark Cartee, 67, of 70 Allie Campbell Road, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center. 

Born October 7, 1943 in Hazard, KY, she was the daughter of the late Berry and Lucy Melton Gross. She was a former employee of Capri’s Italian in Anderson and was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, James Steven Cartee of the home; son, Samuel Clark of Simpsonville; two daughters, Susan Hartis of Charlotte, NC and Lynn Staniffer of Easley; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2011 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Willie Honea. The family will receive friends following the service. The family is at the home of her mother-in-law, Elizabeth Cartee, 3625 Six & Twenty Road, Pendleton. 

Memorials may be made to Six & Twenty Baptist Church, 3701 Six & Twenty Road, Pendleton, SC 29670.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

www.sullivanking.com

Thursday
Dec302010

Rudolph Gray, Sr.

IVA, SC - Mr. Rudolph “Doc” Gray, Sr., age 84, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at Oconee Medical Center.

Born in Iva, SC on October 22, 1926, Rudolph was a son of the late Dewey Gray and Beatrice McCleskey Gray.  He attended Unity Baptist Church in Starr as long as his health permitted and retired from Jackson Mill in Iva with over 50 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Georgia McCurry Gray; their son, Rudy Gray and his wife, Anne of Seneca, SC; one sister, Shirley Ashley of Iva, SC; three grandchildren, Becky Pitts and her husband Timothy, Katy Neely and her husband Jonathan, and Cindy Lazear and her husband Weston.

In addition to his parents, Rudolph was predeceased by two infant children, Ronald Leslie Gray and Georgene Gray; and one brother, W.E. Gray. 

The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, January 1, 2011 from 10:00am until 11:00am with the funeral service beginning at 11:30am in the Chapel.  Dr. Rudy Gray and Rev. Jerry Gray will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Iva City Cemetery. 

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME 

Wednesday
Dec292010

David M. Hargett

ANDERSON-David Hargett, 50, of Anderson, SC, went to be with the Lord on December 29, 2010.  His fight was long and hard, but his family finds comfort in knowing that he is no longer enduring the pain and suffering . 

Mr. Hargett was born on August 26, 1960 in Charlotte, NC to the late Bobby Lee Hargett and the late Linda Jenkins. 

He is survived by his wife, Yovanna Moreno Hargett, his son Dustin Hargett and wife Melissa, his daughter Kristina Moore and husband Kevin, as well as their five daughters, Carrie Moore, Mackenzie Moore, Chandler Moore, Emmah Mattison, and Bella Moore, all of Anderson.  He also leaves behind his brothers, Brad and Diana Hargett of Winston-Salem, NC and Steve Hargett of Charlotte, NC, and sister, Lisa Cacho of Anderson. 

Mr. Hargett and his wife of 26 years, Yovanna, had so much pride in their family, and his grandchildren were the light of their lives.  He leaves behind a family owned business, Edgebrook Construction and Remodeling, which will continue to be run by his family. 

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Matt Bailey officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30PM prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to NewSpring Church, 2940 Concord Rd., Anderson, SC 29621. 

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

Wednesday
Dec292010

WILLIAM RALPH VICKERY

SEPTEMBER 3, 1912 – DECEMBER 28, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – William Ralph Vickery, age 98, of West Whitner Street, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at the Brown Convalescent Center in Royston, GA.

Born September 3, 1912, in Hart County, GA, he was a son of the late William Robert Vickery and Olie McKee Vickery.  Mr. Vickery was a retired cloth room inspector in the textiles industry and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anderson.

He is survived by a brother, Rudolph Vickery of Athens, GA; and his two devoted caregivers: Yevette Hicks and Venice Wood.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his beloved wife, Nellie Doker Vickery; two brothers: Charles Vickery & Asa Vickery; and seven sisters: Cecil Wilson, Nola Griffin, Julia Haley, Lizzie Kate Boleman, Syble Campbell, Jodine Moore, and Kathleen Broome.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, December 31, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church celebrated by Father Aubrey McNeal, OFM.  Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 10 am until 11am on Friday, prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Joe Reed Boleman, Shelton Hicks, Thurston Glenn, Jalon Stone, Barry Campbell, and Neal Boleman.  Ashley Vickery and Sherry Jennings will service as Honorary Escort.

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

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

Wednesday
Dec292010

MAXIE  KELLETT

ANDERSON, SC - Mr. Maxie Horace Kellett, age 53, of 245 Hales Drive, died December 28, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born on June 8, 1957, Maxie was the son of the late Horace Joseph Kellett and Mary Elizabeth McCuen Kellett.  He was a graduate of Woodmont High School and served in the United States Army.  He was an avid Clemson Tiger and Nascar fan.

Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Judy Brown Kellett of the home; daughters, Marilyn Dunn and her husband, Ken and Renae Hawks and her husband, Chris; three grandchildren, Amber Dunn Powell and her husband, Russell, Reid Dunn and Cabble Hawks, all of Anderson, SC. He was preceded in death by a close aunt and uncle, Helen and Carlos Kellett.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:00 pm at New Silver Brook Cemetery officiated by Mr. Tony Kellett.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 30, 2010.

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

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC 

Tuesday
Dec282010

ETTA YON

ANDERSON - Loretta "Etta" Mae McClellan Yon, 87, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2010 at Anderson Place Health Care Center where she had been a resident for the past 3 years. She was previously a resident of The Garden House Assisted Living Center. Formerly of the Liberty Hwy in Anderson, Etta was pre-deceased by her husband, William Paul Yon, Jr. in 1999; son, William Paul Yon, III in 1952 as well as 2 brothers, Van and Herbert McClellan. She has 2 surviving daughters, Bonnie N. Yon of Mount Pleasant, SC and Glenda Yon White (Phil) of Anderson; 4 granddaughters, Cameran Eubanks of Annapolis, Maryland, Cayce Eubanks and Ivey White of Charleston, SC and Olivia White of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC and brother, William D. McClellan of Williamston, SC

Etta was born April 17, 1923 to Nellie Prince and Van Patrick McClellan of Anderson. She graduated from Anderson Girls High - Class of 1942 and Anderson College - Class of 1944. She spent summers at Appalachian State Teachers College and began her teaching career with 1st and 2nd grades at Bowen School in Anderson as well as Green Pond School. Later she became a pre-school teacher at Anderson First Baptist Church during the 1950's through 1970's. She went on to become a teachers aide for School District 5 kindergartens at both Estes Elementary and New Prospect Elementary where she retired with over 30 years of teaching.

After retirement, Etta enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with her 4 granddaughters. Besides her love of little children, she had a true passion for growing things. She was an avid gardener and especially enjoyed her English garden which she designed, planted and maintained for years. She was known to bring plants from her greenhouse to sell at the Anderson County Farmers Market and houseplants were her specialty. She was also an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed pursuing various arts and crafts.

Etta was perhaps best known for her quick smile and eternal optimism...always keeping a song in her heart and enthusiasm for life until the very end. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date at the home of Glenda and Phil White, 1835 Harris Bridge Road in Anderson.  Arrangements for cremation by Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that donations may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Tuesday
Dec282010

EDITH W. VICKERY

ANDERSON, SC – Edith Walters Vickery, 88, passed away on Monday, December 27th at her home.

Born in Hart County, GA, on December 13, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Amos Walters and Pearl Smith Walters.  She was a member of Pope Drive Baptist Church and active in the Mary Ellen King Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a son, Pat Vickery and wife, Jo Ann of Anderson, SC; a granddaughter, Joanna Herath and husband, John of Raleigh, NC; sisters:  Sue Boyer, Janie Baker, Alma Brock all of Anderson, SC, Mary Ann Marsh of Lexington, SC, Emily Brock of Isle of Palms, SC, Henrietta Roper of Hartwell, GA; and brother, Harvey Walters of Isle of Palms, SC. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers: Bill Walters and Alford Walters, both of Anderson, SC.

The Funeral Service will be held at 12noon on Thursday, December 30, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Mack Tester. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to Pope Drive Baptist Church, 2510 Pope Drive, Anderson, SC 29625. 

The Vickery family would like to gratefully acknowledge the staff of the Anderson Dialysis Clinic and Dr. Ralph Henry for the wonderful care given to Mrs. Vickery. 

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

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

Monday
Dec272010

JEWELL H. BOULWARE

MAY 21, 1926 – DECEMBER 27, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Jewell Grace Hudgens Boulware, age 84, wife of the late Francis Leon Boulware, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2010, at the AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born May 21, 1926, in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late August Hudgens and Daisy Bell Shaw Hudgens.  Mrs. Boulware retired from BASF and was a member of Roberts Presbyterian Church and had attended North Anderson Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She is survived by her children: Peggy Dyar Cole and husband, Dr. Spurgeon Cole of Bogart, GA, and Bobby Eugene Dyar of Brunswick, GA; sister, Mildred H. Price of Charleston, SC; brother,  Thomas Cullen Hudgens of Portland, OR; grandchildren: Stephanie Jewelisa Darby, Kimberly Karmann Alford, Stephen Anthony Dyar, and Brian Keith Dyar; great grandchildren: Skyler Lowe, Mikayla Darby, Spencer Darby, Cole Alford, Caden Alford, McKenzie Dyar, Alex Dyar, and Jacob Dyar; and niece and good friend, Barbara Jean Smith of Honea Path, SC.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Emma Jean H. Kay.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 29, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend J. Floyd Stansell, Jr. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. 

The family is at the home, 3905 South Main Street, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1pm until 2pm on Wednesday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted.

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
Dec262010

ROBERT A. POTHIER

September 10, 1932 – December 25, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Robert “Bob” Arthur Pothier, age 78 loving husband of 43 years to Dana Dean Lindsay Pothier of 101 Country Garden Lane, died Saturday, December 25, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Biddeford, Maine on September 10, 1932, Mr. Pothier was a son of the late Emile N. Pothier and Emma A. Piette Pothier.  Bob was raised in Saco, Maine where he graduated from the Thornton Academy.  He was a United States Navy veteran.  He was a director of Data Processing for Travelers Insurance in Norcross, GA for thirty years.  He was a resident of Gwinnett County where he was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce of Gwinnett County, GA.  After retiring he moved to Mount Dora, FL where he lived for five years before moving to Anderson, SC.  He was a member of the Anderson Elks Club and of Saint Joseph Catholic Church. 

Survivors include his wife of the home; sons, Michael R. Pothier, Sr., and his wife, Christina of Etowah, NC, Richard R. Pothier and his wife, Elissa of Summit, NJ and Robert M. Pothier and his wife, Sunshyne of Acworth, GA; daughters, Patricia J. Piotrowski of Powder Springs, GA and Renee’ E. Dempsey and her husband, Martin of Jefferson, GA; nine grandchildren, Michael, Elise, Rachel, Jacqueline, Catherine, Lorelei, Carter Pothier and Danielle and Julia Dempsey; one great-grandchild, Layla Pothier and sister, Lucille J. Jamieson and her husband, Jim of Saco, Maine. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brother, Norman E. Pothier. 

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 11:00 am at Saint Joseph Catholic Church conducted by Father Aubrey McNeil, OFM.

A Prayer Vigil will be held at The McDougald Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 5:30 pm with visitation to follow. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Anderson County, Relay for Life, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615 or 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 FUNERAL HOME, Anderson, SC

Sunday
Dec262010

MAC McCOY

JANUARY 19, 1922 – DECEMBER 25, 2010 

ANDERSON, SC -- Furman Clyde McCoy, age 88, of 2302 Lindale Road passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2010, at his home.

Born January 19, 1922, in Anderson County, Mr. McCoy was the son of the late Furman Clyde McCoy and Vivian King McCoy.  He graduated in the Class of 1940 from Belton High School and later served in the United States Marine Corp during World War II.  Mr. McCoy was the retired Superintendent of T. Ree McCoy Builders.  He was formerly active as a member of the Sertoma Club of Anderson and as a lifetime member of the Belton Masonic Lodge No. 108.  Mr. McCoy was a lifelong member, lifetime Deacon, and former Sunday School Teacher at Neal’s Creek Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Laura Wilson McCoy, of the home; one daughter, Mary Jo Hulme and husband, Doug Hulme; daughter-in-law, Linda McCoy, all of Anderson, SC; six grandchildren: Greg McCoy and wife, Wendy McCoy, Kristi McCoy, Heather Jones and husband, Jason Jones, Dusty Owens, Megan Owens, and Jennifer Browning and husband, John Browning; great grandchildren: Chloe McCoy and Dannon McCoy; and a special niece, Nancy Bryant and husband, Truman Bryant.

In addition to his parents, Mr. McCoy was preceded in death by two sons: Michael Clyde McCoy and James Lonnie McCoy; and two sisters: Edna Church and Mildred Mize. 

The Funeral Service will be held at 3pm on Monday, December 27, 2010, at Neal’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Alex Henderson.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Ordained Deacons of Neal’s Creek Baptist Church will serve as Honorary Escort.

The family is at the home and will receive friend from 1pm until 3pm on Monday at Neal’s Creek Baptist Church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Neal’s Creek Baptist Church, 3204 Amity Road Extension, Anderson, South Carolina 29621.

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

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

Thursday
Dec232010

FAYE CASON

ANDERSON - Faye Swaney Gunter Cason, 89, of 205 Riverside Chase Circle, Greenville, formerly of Anderson, died Thursday, December 23, 2010.

Born August 3, 1921 in Pendleton, she was the daughter of the late Jude and Susan Whitlock Swaney. She was twice married, first to the late Collier Gunter and second to the late Charles H. Cason. She worked at Anderson Memorial Hospital (AnMed), the University of Florida's Medical Center and the Anderson County Health Department. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Anderson.

Surviving are her daughters, Jan Gunter Fox of Gainesville, VA and Shelia Gunter Bain of Greer; 6 grandchildren, Michelle Cousins, Mark and Kirk Fox, Kevin and Keith Bain and Laurie Fox Allen and 7 great grandchildren, Ransom, Kyler, Bailey, Nina, Reilly, Noah and Sydney. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Gunter Byrd; her twin brother and 12 other brothers and sisters.

Graveside service will be held at 3pm Wednesday at Old Silver Brook Cemetery with Dr. James R. Thomason officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Spartanburg, 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29303.

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

Thursday
Dec232010

JIM GRAHAM

JANUARY 28, 1948 – DECEMBER 23, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – James Joseph Graham, age 62, of 2849 West Whitner Street, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in England on January 28, 1948, he was a longtime resident of California and relocated to Anderson in 1993.  Mr. Graham was a past labor union foreman and a member of the Restoration Revival Center Church.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Diane McGuire Graham; children: Angela Shiflet of Anderson, Faith McGuire of Anderson, and Douglas Shiflet; and nine grandchildren.

The Funeral Service will be held at 3:30 pm on Sunday, December 26, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Ray Witherington.   Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm on Sunday, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the Anderson Free Clinic, 414 North Fant Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.