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Sunday
Sep082013

JERRY DAVIS

July 25, 1944 – September 7, 2013 

Jerry Cecil Davis, age 69, of 2115 Whitfield Drive, passed away at AnMed Health Medical Center on Saturday, September 7, 2013.  Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Clyde Earl Davis and the late Vera Mae Lollis Davis.  Mr. Davis enjoyed a career that spanned 30 years with the J P Stevens Company.  Upon the closing of the plant, he worked as a sheet metal worker until his retirement with Freeman Mechanical. He was a faithful member of River Street Baptist Church as long as his health permitted.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Tammy Renee Davis and Pamela Davis Allen and her husband, Pastor Steve Allen, all of Anderson; 4 brothers, Dendy Davis and wife, Judy, Don Davis and wife, Rosie, Roger Davis and wife, Carol, and Terry Davis, all of Anderson;  1 grandson, Brian Scott Owens; and 2 great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Jaide Owens and Jacob Luke Owens.  Mr. Davis was dearly loved by his family and friends, and he will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Davis was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Earl Davis, Jr., and 2 sisters, Mary Jeanette Davis and Shirley Ann Davis Houston.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 3 PM, at the River Street Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at the Six and Twenty Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, September 9, 2013, from 6 PM until 9 PM. 

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

Sunday
Sep082013

DR. RICHARD FOX

September 5, 1925 – September 7, 2013

Dr. Richard Charles Fox, age 88, of 1203 Cobbs Glenn Drive, passed away at his residence on Saturday, September 07, 2013.  Born at home in Athens (Calhoun County), MI, he was the son of the late Marion Fox and the late Mary Snyder Fox. 

He was raised on a farm and graduated from Athens High School in June, 1943, and volunteered to enter the US Army in September.  He was assigned to aerial gunnery school and following graduation, was assigned to a B-12 Bomber Group of the Eighth Air Force.  He was discharged from Lawson Army General Hospital in May, 1945, and entered Michigan State College in East Lansing receiving a B.S. Degree in June, 1948, and a master’s degree in Forest Entomology in June, 1949, from Miami University in Oxford, OH.  Later he was assigned as State Forest Entomologist for the Michigan Conservation Department in Lansing, MI. Some years later, he returned to Michigan State University to pursue the PhD degree.  This degree was rewarded in 1958, and employment followed at Clemson College in Clemson, SC.  He retired from Clemson University as Professor Emeritus of Entomology in December, 1981.  Following retirement, he developed and operated Whistle Cleaning Systems which he managed for 20 years.  He was the last survivor of his original family.  He cherished his older brother John, and his older sister, Patricia and his beloved parents all of whom preceded him in death.  “Doc” was a devoted member of Young Memorial ARP Church.

 

Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years, Margaret L. Fox of the residence; sons, James Richard Fox of Placerville, CA, Bruce Allison Fox of Travelers Rest, SC, Joel Snyder Fox of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and a step-son Richard Kyle Wilson of Anderson, who was raised in the home; daughters, Cari Ann Treece of Greenville and Erin Chumley of Morningside, TX; also surviving are 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 

 

A Memorial Service celebrating and honoring the life of Dr. Richard Fox will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 2 PM, at the Young Memorial ARP Church, with Rev. Dr. Jeff Bost officiating.  The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, September 9, 2013, from 6 PM until 8 PM.

 

The family suggests that contributions in memory of Dr. Fox be made to Young Memorial ARP Church, 508 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

 

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

Sunday
Sep082013

VIVIAN W. SARGENT

PENDLETON - Vivian Eugenia Webb Sargent, 78, of 320 Sargent Road, died Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Reed "Doc" and Nettie Louise Buffington Webb. She was retired from Bell South and was a member of Six & Twenty Baptist Church where she was active in church activities and the Forever Young Group. 

She is survived by her husband, Truman "Junior" Sargent of the home. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Six & Twenty Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Willie Honea. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Six & Twenty Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3701 Six & Twenty Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY

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Saturday
Sep072013

WATSON LESLEY BANNISTER  

May 15, 1925 – September 7, 2013

Watson Lesley Bannister, age 88, of 309 Brenwood Drive, went to be with the Lord upon his death at his home on Saturday, September 7, 2013.  Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Marcus Albert Bannister and the late Mary Lou Simpson Bannister.  For 50 years, he was the loving and devoted husband of the late Jeannette Shaw Bannister until her death in 1994.  Lesley worked in textiles for many years and retired from Wellington Mill in 1987.  He was a faithful and devoted member of Marshall Memorial United Methodist Church.  He loved his family and his church. 

Survivors include a son, Watson Banister, Jr. and his wife, Jan; 2 daughters, Delores Stewart and her husband Grover, and Karen Fant; a daughter-in-law, Marion Bannister; 6 grandchildren Ivy Bannister, Tonya Gilbert, Angie Dunlap, Lesley Murphy, Jeannie Fant, and Paul Bannister; also surviving are 8 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents and his wife, Jeannette, Mr. Bannister was preceded in death by a son, Ansel Ray Bannister and a brother, Ellis Bannister.

A service to honor and celebrate the life of Lesley Bannister will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013, at 3 PM, at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, with Rev. Charlie Brookshire officiating.  A private interment with family will be held at a later time.   The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home Monday from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM.

For the excellent care and support they provided, the family would like to thank Interim Hospice and Glenda Poore. 

The family requests no gifts of food or flowers and that donations in memory of Lesley be made to Marshall Memorial United Methodist Church, 135 Riley Street, Anderson, SC 29624 or Interim Health Care Hospice, 2001 E. Greenville Street, Anderson, SC 29621. 

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

Friday
Sep062013

RANDY DUNCAN  

June 22, 1955 – September 5, 2013

Randy Ray Duncan, age 58, of 5725 Midway Road, Williamston, passed away at his residence on Thursday, September 5, 2013.  Born in Anderson, he was the son of Elise Griffin Duncan of Williamston and the late H. B. Duncan Jr.  Randy was a building contractor, primarily residential homes.  He loved hard work and as a sideline, he enjoyed anything mechanical, especially restoring old car engines.  Mr. Duncan was a graduate of Palmetto High School, Class of 1974, and a member of Whitefield Baptist Church. 

In addition to his mother, Mrs. Elise Griffin Duncan of Williamston, he is survived by a daughter, Melinda Rholetter and her husband, Bradley, of Liberty; a brother, Ricky Duncan of Williamston; 4 sisters, Diane Rogers and husband, Larry, of Williamston, Debbie Grant and husband, Ricky, of Pelzer, Pam Garner and husband, Bruce, of Anderson and Jennifer Pitts and husband, Jason, of Anderson; and 2 grandchildren, John and Joshua Rholetter of Liberty.  Also surviving is Randy’s sidekick and companion, Charlie Brown, his beloved dog. 

A graveside service celebrating the life of Randy Duncan will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 3:30 PM at New Silver Brook Cemetery, with Rev. Bill Ellison and Rev. Bryan Holder officiating.  The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Sunday, September 8, 2013, from 1 PM until 3 PM. 

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

Friday
Sep062013

JIMMY L. SMITH

January 31, 1949 – September 5, 2013 

ANDERSON, SC - Jimmy Logan Smith, age 64, of 6916 Hwy 187, Anderson, SC, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late Edward Lynn “Boots” Smith and the late Ruth Louise Smith.  He was a 1968 graduate of T.L. Hanna High School.  Jimmy was formerly employed with Publix and had also worked at Ryobi.  He was an avid sports fan, especially Clemson Tigers football and Atlanta Braves baseball.  He was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and of the Celebration Sunday School Class. 

He is survived by his brother, Major Al Smith of Rocky Mountain, NC; his sisters, Judy S. Rhodes and her husband Gene and Sandra Robinson and her husband Larry all of Anderson, SC; his special uncle and aunts, Bobby and Nancy Smith and Lecey Wood, all of Anderson, SC; and many nieces and nephews whom he loved very dearly. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Irma Crocker Smith and a sister, Debra Slater. 

The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM with his brother, Al Smith, Reverend Mike McCormick and Reverend Evan Hill officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Honorary escorts will be the Celebration Sunday School Class of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Building Fund, 187 Anderson Avenue, Anderson, SC 29625.

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

Friday
Sep062013

MILDRED “MICKEY” PAUL

February 8, 1937 – September 5, 2013

Jessie Mildred Nichols Paul, age 76, of 434 Boiter Road, Williamston, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at the Rainey Hospice House.  Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Leemon Nichols and the late Maude Haguewood Nichols.  She was a loving and devoted wife, first to the late Randy Taylor until his death in 1959, then to Henry Paul who passed away in 2002. 

Mrs. Paul was a graduate of Anderson’s Girls High School.  For many years, she was a sales associate at Wal-Mart in Fort Lauderdale, FL, then on Liberty Highway in Anderson.  Mickey loved her family dearly and enjoyed going on cruises as well as fishing and reading.  She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Tabernacle. 

Survivors include a son, Danny Taylor and his wife, Donna, of Williamston; 2 daughters, Cheryl Vickery and her husband, Mike, of Williamston and Angie Taylor and her significant other, Robert Ginn; a step-son, Henry Paul and wife, Celia, of Miami, FL; 3 brothers, Harold Nichols and wife, Phyllis, of Pelzer, Earl Nichols and  wife, Betty, of Anderson, and Calvin Nichols and wife, Linda, of Anderson; a sister, Maude Shiflett of Iva; also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. 

In addition to her parents and husbands Randy and Henry, Mrs. Paul was preceded in death by a son, Randall Taylor; and 2 brothers, James and Bubba Nichols.

A funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Mildred Paul will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 3:30 PM at the McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sam Duncan officiating. The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 PM until 3 PM.

The family suggests that contributions in memory of Mrs. Paul 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

Friday
Sep062013

ELLEN M. LOCKABY

PENDLETON - Ellen Mullikin Lockaby, 86, widow of W. Jesse Lockaby, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

Born September 24, 1926 in Pendleton, she was the daughter of the late William Arnold Mullikin and Ruth Mullikin McAlister. She was Valedictorian of her class at Pendleton High School and attended Draughon's Business College. Mrs. Lockaby was a retired bookkeeper with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in Greenville with 52 years service. She was a member of Six & Twenty Baptist Church where she served as church pianist and organist for over 40 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynn L. Wilson and husband, Spencer of Seneca; son, W. Timothy Lockaby and wife, Marla of Powdersville; four grandchildren, Ashley W. Jaillette, Katie W. Bouchillon, Jared and Kayla Lockaby; five great grandchildren, William Scott Jaillette, Joseph Spencer Jaillette, Eva Elizabeth Jaillette, Caleb Barry Bouchillon and Joel Thomas Bouchillon; sister, Betty M. Brackett of Shelby, NC; and a particularly devoted niece, Deborah Brackett Edwards of Shelby, NC.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara M. White.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Six & Twenty Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Willie Honea. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Six & Twenty Baptist Church, 3701 Six & Twenty Road, Pendleton, SC 29670.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY

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Wednesday
Sep042013

CHARLES ADRON MOORE  

January 28, 1922 – September 2, 2013

Charles Adron Moore, age 91, of 313 Kingston Way, passed away on Monday, September 02, 2013, at AnMed Health and Medical Center.  Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Charlie Alford Moore and the late Clara James Moore.  For sixty years he was the devoted husband of the late Gladys Martin Moore until her death in 2001.

Mr. Moore was retired from LaFrance Industries where he worked as a knife sharpener.  He was of the Baptist Faith and his preference was Oakwood Baptist Church.  Adron was a member of Ruff Masonic Lodge # 240.  He proudly served his country in the US Army, serving during WWII.   Mr. Moore worked hard, was a good husband, father and provider, and enjoyed playing golf. 

Survivors include a son, Charles Ansel Moore of Anderson; 2 sisters, Mary Hunt and Grace Fowler and her husband, Curtis, both of Anderson.  Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and his wife, Gladys, Mr. Moore was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Buchanan, a brother, Kenneth Moore, and 2 sisters, Mable Raines and Sybil Moore.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Charles Adron Moore will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at 2 PM, at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Bartlett officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, from 6 PM until 8 PM. 

Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Moore to Oakwood Baptist Church, 304 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625.

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

Monday
Sep022013

WILMA REEVES KAY

Mrs. Wilma Reeves Kay, 92, of Anderson, passed Sunday at NHC of Anderson. 

Born in Seneca, SC, she was the daughter of the late Ola Mae and Wilson Reeves.  Although her first name was Dorothy, everyone knew her only as Wilma.  She was married for 67 years to the late John Cullen Kay, II, of Abbeville.  She worked as a nurse in Bamberg for many years, before moving to Anderson in 1963.  A longtime Anderson resident, she retired as the head fitter of the lingerie department from the original Gallant Belks Department Store in downtown Anderson.  She had a huge heart and a strong spirit; her family and friends were the most important facets of her life.  She was a devoted wife and mother, and dedicated to her two longest friends, Mrs. Dot Weeks and Mrs. Juanita Hester.  Constantly generous with her time and her home cooking, she was always there to ease the load of someone else’s burden with a prayer and a meal.  She was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Anderson, and her faith in prayer was her strength.

She was preceded in death by her husband John C. Kay, II; her children, John “Dickie” Kay, III, of Ehrhardt; William Charles “Charlie” Kay, of  Anderson; and Wilson Jerome “Jerry” Kay, of Chester; and her siblings, Sarah Reeves King of Anderson, Margaret Reeves Dezendorf of Atlanta, GA, William Reeves of Anderson, and James Reeves of Seattle, Washington.   

Survivors include Grandson John C. Kay, IV and wife Christie, and great grandsons Cullen and Christopher, of Greenville, NC; Granddaughter Sharon Wellman and husband Michael, and great grandsons Hunter and Donald of Augusta, GA; and Granddaughter Mary Ann Todd and husband Jessie of Chester, SC.  The family wishes at this time to express their gratitude for the care, concern, compassion, and assistance consistently shown by longtime family friend, Juanita Hester.  Mrs. Hester is considered a family member, and her devotion to Wilma will always be remembered and appreciated.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Paul Frey. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.

  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Mrs. Kay’s name to the Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY

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Sunday
Sep012013

AUSTIN BRYANT

JANUARY 8, 1929 - AUGUST 30, 2013

IVA, SC - William Austin Bryant, age 84, of Iva, SC, husband of the late Mary Louisa Bryant, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson County, SC, he was the son of the late William Lonnie Bryant and the late Magnolia Evans Bryant. Mr. Bryant attended school in Calhoun Falls, SC, was a member and an elder of Iva ARP Church, and sang with different gospel groups for over 55 years.  He was retired from the Iva Manufacturing Company. 

He is survived by his daughter; Rebecca Anne Bryant; brother, George Bryant (Ruth); and sisters, Lizelle Ellis, Hazel Parham, Helen Burdette and a sister-in-law, Sara Burdette; he is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and his wife of 62 years, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Richard, Reedy, Broadus, Gerald and Archie Bryant, Clarence, J.D. and Charlie Compton; sisters, Mabel Crittendon, Madge McCoy, Judy Putnam, Betty Ross and Cleo Garrett; step-mother, Annie Compton Bryant. 

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 2, 2013, 3:00 pm at Iva ARP Church, with the Reverend Steve Hardy, Reverend Jerry Gray and Reverend Mike McMillion officiating. Interment will follow in Iva City Cemetery.  

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at Iva ARP Church on Monday from 12:00 pm until 2:30 before the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Iva ARP Church, P.O. Box 516, Iva SC 29655 or  Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

Sunday
Sep012013

HOYT T. VICKERY

OCTOBER 1, 1941 - AUGUST 30, 2013

ANDERSON, SC - Hoyt T. Vickery, age 71, husband of the late Connie Sue Vickery, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at AnMed Medical Health Center.

Born in Hartwell, GA, he was the son of the late Bunyan B. Vickery and the late Mary Nell Franklin Vickery.  Mr. Vickery was retired from Oconee Nuclear Station with Duke Power, where he worked  as a shop foreman in the fabrication shop. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  He was a caring father, grandfather who was dedicated to his family and the needs of others.

He is survived by his sons; Randy Vickery,  Todd Vickery and his wife, Gwynne, and Dennis Vickery and his wife, Dana, all of Anderson; five grandchildren; Tyler, Hunter and Caroline Vickery, Blaise and Mason Owens; one great-grandson, Garrison Vickery; sisters, Sarah Yeargin, Jewell Wright, Caroline Molina, Shirley Andrews, Brenda Thompson, and Kathie Davis.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Eugene Vickery; one brother, George Albert Vickery.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with the Reverend Greg Hamman and Reverend Paul Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.   The family will receive friends on Monday, September 2, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 1324 George Albert Lake Road, Anderson, SC 29624. 

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