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February 9, 1879
In addition to his seats on numerous boards and commissions, Anderson businessman and civic leader Sylvester Bleckley also the longtime clerk of First Baptist Church. He resigned from his position on February 8, 1879. 

Bleckley was a native of Rabun County, Georgia, and a lifelong Baptist. He had held this position for twenty years. His resignation was graciously accepted by the church, who appreciated his long years of service. No finer or more efficient church clerk was ever found in the state. His successor was by J.L. Tribble, Esq.

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Wednesday
Oct132010

EDDIE MCCOY

ANDERSON – Edward “Eddie” Monroe McCoy, 53, of 622 Summit Avenue, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.

Born Aug. 17, 1957 in Green Cove Springs, FL, he was the son of Ernestine Ivester McCoy and the late Bill McCoy. He was employed at Culp Woven Velvets in Anderson and was a member of Marshall Memorial United Methodist Church.  

Surviving are his companion of 21 years, Gail Russell; mother, Ernestine McCoy; sister, Medina Wilkerson and her husband, Joe and nephew, Ryan Feltman all of Anderson. 

A memorial service will be held at 4pm Thursday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Dr. Robert E. Stillwell and Rev. Karen L. Upson officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N.

The family is at the home of his mother, 126 Londonberry Drive.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AIM, P.O. Box 1136, Anderson, SC 29622. 

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

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