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Monday
Mar292010

DOUGLAS J. TILLEY

Anderson, SC - Douglas J. Tilley, age 84, of 204 Juniper Avenue, Anderson, SC, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 28, 2010.

Born November 19, 1925, Douglas was a son of the late Leroy Tilley and Mary Timms Tilley. He served his country in combat in the Army during WWII and was wounded while in the European Theater. He retired as a police officer for the City of Anderson. Being injured in the line of duty, he became a radio dispatcher for the County of Anderson. He was one of the first K-9 police officers and the first recipient of the Policeman of the Year Award. He was a member of Caanan Baptist Church, a lifetime member of the DAV and a fifty-eight year member of the Hiram Masonic Lodge #68.  Douglas is to be remembered for his love of God, country and family.

Survivors include two daughters, Callie Tilley and Patricia Tilley, both of Anderson, SC; a brother, Joe B. Tilley of Anderson, SC and a sister, Ruth Tilley Brown of Falls Church, VA; and three grandsons, Joshua Caine Chasteen, Jason Toby Chasteen and Corey Miles Tilley. He will truly be missed by his faithful Labrador, Maggie.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Tilley was predeceased by his wife, Edna Virginia Stewart Tilley; a daughter, Nancy Tilley Chasteen; a brother, Leon Tilley; and a sister, Katherine Tilley Hanna.

The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. at The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jerry Parnell and Reverend Steve Silvey officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Military Honors.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home prior to the service on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 10:30 a.m. until Noon. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for a simple act of kindness be shown toward a fellow man, such as planting a Dogwood tree for all to enjoy.

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

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Sunday
Mar282010

Dewey Herman Pearson, Jr

ANDERSON -- Dewey Herman Pearson, Jr., 76, ended a battle with cancer peacefully in his home March 27, 2010. He was born in Orangeburg, SC to the late Raiford Williamson Pearson and Dewey Herman Pearson Sr.

He is survived by his wife Betty Fowler Pearson, of Anderson; son John Dewey Pearson and his wife Dana, of Roswell, GA; son J. Michael Pearson MD and his wife Pamela, of Lake Oswego, OR; and six grandchildren.

Dewey was faithful to God and country and was a dedicated member and elder of Roberts Presbyterian Church. Dewey was a Professional Engineer who attended Clemson University. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of SC, and a BS in Meteorology from Penn State University. He then served in the US Air Force with a tour of duty in Japan.

His career included 13 years as a meteorologist with American Airlines, positions with SC DHEC in Greenville and Columbia, and Environmental Services Division Director for Anderson County. After retirement, he continued as an engineering consultant for AndersonCounty, and spearheaded their 20-year sewer plan.

The family will receive friends Monday, March 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Sullivan-King Mortuary's Northeast Chapel. The funeral will be Tuesday, March 30 at 3 p.m. at Roberts Presbyterian Church where he will be laid to rest.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of the Upstate or Anderson Interfaith Ministries.

Sunday
Mar282010

AUDREY PEPPER

December 1, 1920 – March 27, 2010

Anderson, SC - Audrey Inez Edgar Pepper, age 89, widow of the late Dr. Paul Madison Pepper, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born and raised in Townville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Robert Clyde Edgar and Drucie Robertson Edgar. Mrs. Pepper was a homemaker and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Edward Pepper of Katy, TX; four daughters, Elaine Simpson of Iva, SC, Evelyn Miller of Greenville, SC, Beverly Pepper of Tampa, FL and Paula Ayers of Anderson, SC; one brother, Robert “Bob” Edgar of Anderson, SC; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a grandson, James Howard Simpson, Jr.

The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. at The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel with Reverends Dale Bradley and Jason Vaughn officiating. Entombment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

The family will be at Mrs. Pepper’s home, 1802 Old Williamston Road, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, March 29, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, 1500 E. Calhoun St. Extension, Anderson, SC 29621.

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

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Saturday
Mar272010

DOUG TODD

March 31, 1942 – March 26, 2010

IVA, SC - Douglas MacArthur Todd, age 67, of 145 Mike McConnell Avenue, husband of Shelby Bannister Todd, passed away Friday, March 26, 2010 in Sevierville, TN.

Born in Iva, SC on March 31, 1942, Mr. Todd was a son of the late Wilson Todd and Ola McKee Todd. He was a 1961 Crescent High School graduate. He worked for 13 years at Jackson Mill and retired from tree service after 35 years with Davey Tree Service, now Asplundh. He was an honorary lifetime member of the Crescent FFA and a member of The Crescent Young Farmers. He was a lifetime member of Hebron United Methodist Church where he was a layleader and a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include his wife of the home; three daughters, Beth Brooks and her husband Bud, Janie Fairchild and her husband Charles, and Wanda Fairchild and her husband Keith, all of Iva; one brother, Marshall Todd of Iva, and one sister, Sadie Newby, of Iva; and six grandchildren, Andrew, Kayla, Jessie, Rachel, Gary and Seth.

The Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by Dr. Ralph T. Bowling Jr. and Rev. Jeff Roper. Interment will follow in Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at the home of daughter Beth Brooks, 147 Mike McConnell Avenue and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home Sunday, March 28, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Hebron United Methodist Church, PO Box 275, Iva, SC 29655.

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

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Saturday
Mar272010

CLAUDE WOOTEN

BELTON – Claude Wooten, 82, of 13000 Highway 20, died Friday, March 26, 2010 at his residence.

Born June 17, 1927 in Missouri Branch, WV, he was the daughter of the late Albert and Peggy Jude Wooten. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute. He was a retired businessman and pastor, and was a member of Neals Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Celestia V. Wooten of the home; daughter, Peggy Lee Cline and husband, Lacy of Belton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a number of brothers and sisters, and was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Alex Henderson. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Greenville. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004 or online at www.jdrf.com.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL

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Monday
Mar222010

Tony Michael Trotter  

November 19, 1952 – March 21, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Tony Michael Trotter, age 57, of 1025 Trotter Road, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, on November 19, 1952, he was a son of the late Grady Thomas Trotter and Hester Harper Trotter. He graduated from Crescent High School in 1971 and worked for Glen Raven Mills as an electrician for over 39 years.  Mr. Trotter was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter Rana Trotter Masters and her husband Troy; son, Zack Trotter; brother, Gerald Trotter and sisters, Elaine McGuire, Lynn Roper, and Mary Ellis all of Anderson.

A Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Flat Rock Cemetery conducted by the Reverend Ed Hunsinger. The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm before the service on Wednesday, at The McDougald Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC.

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

Monday
Mar222010

HOYT WILLIAMS

JULY 30, 1923 – MARCH 21, 2010

STARR, SC – James Hoyt Williams, age 86, of 209 Wilton E. Hall Road, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2010.

Born in Elbert County on July 30, 1923, he was a son of the late Robert Clayton Williams and Delia Williams Williams.  He retired from Owens-Corning Fiberglas and was a member of Starr United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-four years, Stella Carter Williams; a daughter-in-law, Shelby Williams Crump; grandson, Mac Williams; great grandsons: Jerry Williams and Gary Williams.

He was predeceased by a son, the Reverend Jimmy Williams.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Iva City Cemetery. The family is at the home and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

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

Sunday
Mar212010

ELIZABETH J. BURNS

MARCH 19, 1935 – MARCH 21, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Elizabeth Jeanette Burns, age 75, of 405 Northlake Drive, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Westborough, MA, on March 19, 1935, she was a daughter of the late William John Black and Bella Jane Black.  She was a homemaker and a member of Central Presbyterian Church.  Mrs. Burns enjoyed Senior Solutions.
 
Survivors include her husband, David Burns; daughters: Kathleen Iglesias of Fort Pierce, FL, Deborah Walker of Virginia Beach, VA, and Donna Brunner of St. Petersburg, FL; son, Brian Burns of Pendleton, SC; three wonderful sons-in-law, a beloved daughter-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren.  Also surviving are one sister, Peggy Watkins of Patchogue, NY; two brothers: Norman Black of Massapequa, NY, and David Black of Columbia, SC; and her former husband, Richard Davis of Fort Pierce, FL.
 
In addition to her parents, three brothers predeceased her: the Reverend Thomas Black, Robert Black, and Jim Black.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Central Presbyterian Church conducted by the Reverend Dr. David J. Bailey.  Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
 
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that the family prefers a Butterfly Memorial be placed on the grounds of Hospice of The Upstate.  Those desiring to contribute may make donations to Brian Burns, 128 Blueberry Lane, Pendleton, SC 29670.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson.

Sunday
Mar212010

CARA B. ATTAWAY

SEPTEMBER 7, 1926 – MARCH 20, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Cara Brock Attaway, age 83, of 706 College Avenue, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Abbeville County on September 7, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Charles Henry Brock and Lola Lee Ridgeway Brock.  She retired from the textiles industry and was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include her husband, Charles Aubrey Attaway; son, G. Ronald McClellan; “daughter-in-love”, Margaret E. McClellan; sisters: Mary Ragsdale and Elizabeth Franklin; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Blake McClellan; a brother, Chick Brock; and sisters: Eugenia Attaway and Edith Charping.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Monday, March 22, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Jack Couch and the Reverend J. Floyd Stansell.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family is at the home of Mr. & Mrs. G. Ronald McClellan, 116 Hammett Acres, Anderson, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Monday.
 
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to Hospice of The Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or Boulevard Baptist Church, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the charity of your choice.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson.

Sunday
Mar212010

DAVID R. SMITH

FEBRUARY 23, 1932 – MARCH 20, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – David Ray Smith, age 78, resident of the Summit Place, passed away on March 20, 2010.
 
Born in Belton, SC, on February 23, 1932, he was the son of the late Ray Edward Smith and Elizabeth Harris Smith.  He was a United States Navy Veteran and attended Anderson College and Erskine College.  Mr. Smith retired from Piedmont Natural Gas and was a charter member of Trinity United Methodist Church.  He was most passionate about Boy Scouts and for many years was a Boy Scout leader on the local and district level.
 
Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years, Marian Findley Smith; three sons and daughters-in-law: Findley & Virginia Smith of Anderson, SC, Steven & Ann Smith of Easley, SC, and Shan & Sherry Smith of Dayton, VA; five grandchildren: Joshua, Jared, Dylaney, Carly Smith and Lisa Smith West.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Frances M. Elrod.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts, Local Blue Ridge Council, 1 Park Plz, Greenville, SC 29607.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson.

Saturday
Mar202010

EDNA S. McALISTER

APRIL 12, 1927 – MARCH 20, 2010
 
TOWNVILLE, SC – Edna Samantha Culbertson McAlister, age 82, of 102 Singleton Drive and wife of the late Marvin Eugene McAlister, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Athens, GA, on April 12, 1927, she was a daughter of the late I.N. Culbertson and Cornelia Jane Payton Culbertson.  She was a homemaker and member of Oakdale Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include her children: Diane McGee of Townville, SC, Leonard Osborne of Townville, SC, and Patricia Hollingsworth of Fair Play, SC; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
 
The family will receive friends at Oakdale Baptist Church from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm on Monday, March 22, 2010.  The Funeral Service will follow at 7:30 pm and will be conducted by the Reverend David Blizzard and the Reverend David Walters.
 
The family is at the home of Diane McGee, 205 Sandy Shores Drive, Townville.
 
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.

Saturday
Mar202010

JOE MAHAFFEY

ANDERSON – Joseph Gentry Mahaffey, a resident of North Pointe Assisted Living, widow of Hazel White Mahaffey, died Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late John Allen and Alice Gentry Mahaffey. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was retired from the building supply business. Mr. Mahaffey was a member of the Knights of Pythias and was a member of North Anderson Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Candace Mahaffey of Los Angeles, CA, and Jo Anna M. Sinclair and husband, Bill of Laurinburg, NC; three grandchildren, Jennifer Byers and husband, Matt, Alyson Watson and husband, Jesse, and Melissa Sinclair; one great grandchild, Maddie Byers; one sister, Evelyn Welborn of Anderson; and special friend, Peggy Marchbanks of Anderson, and her children, Jim Marchbanks and wife, Lori, Cindy Parris and husband, Mike; granddaughters, Allison Sokol and husband, Casey, Collins Wayland and husband, Bud, and Stacey Parris; and two great granddaughters, Lillian Sokol and Ella Wayland. Joe considered Peggy and her family his extended family.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John A. Mahaffey, and sisters, Martha Mahaffey, Roberta Branyon, and Esther Pettigrew.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, Anderson. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at Laurinburg City Cemetery in Laurinburg, NC.
Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL
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