June 11, 1914 - December 10, 2009
ANDERSON, SC - Edward Austin Bragg, age 95, formerly of 421 Fields Avenue, died Thursday, December 10, 2009 at Brighten Gardens in Greenville, SC
Born in Waterville, Maine on June 11, 1914, Mr. Bragg was the son of the late Frank and Lillian Snowman Bragg. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He moved from Kennebunk, Maine in 1958 to the Upstate of South Carolina. He worked for over 42 years at the Saco-lowell Corporation and spent most of those years with the Research & Development Plant in Clemson. He was a Mason and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Rosa Bragg Burkhart and her husband, Ron of Greenville; son, Ted Austin Bragg of Anderson and his fiancée, Lisa Bailey of Greenville; six grandchildren, Brian, Greg and Bobby Patterson, Eddie and Eric Bragg and Kelsey Bailey; nine great-grandchildren; step-sisters, Bonnie Gale of Redding Mass. and Joy Hurd of Acton, Maine.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Laona Brown Bragg and his second wife, Virginia Gilkey Bragg.
A Graveside Service with Military and Masonic Honors will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, officiated by the Reverend Dr. Tony Smith. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. The family will be at their respective homes. Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Upstate SC & Western NC, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
June 11, 1914 - December 10, 2009
ANDERSON – Byran Douglas Earwood, 61, of 125 Shadow Creek Lane, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at his residence.
Born March 8, 1948 in Anderson, he was the son of the late William Floyd Earwood, Jr. and Jeanette Montgomery Earwood. He was a graduate of Clemson University. Mr. Earwood was employed with Southern Bell in Atlanta and retired from the State of Georgia in Rehab Services. He attended Covenant Baptist Church.
Survivors include his son, Jason Earwood of the home; aunt and uncle, Sharlene and Jerry Jones of North Augusta; Jason’s mother and her husband, Marilyn and Alan Saxon of Anderson, who were his special caregivers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Steve Silvey. Burial will be in Springwood Cemetery, Greenville. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, % Jerry Lewis, National chairman, P.O. Box 78342, Phoenix, AZ 85062-8342. SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com
ANDERSON- Jean Lusk Campbell, 77, of 218 Londonberry Drive, wife of George D. Campbell, Jr., peacefully passed away surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born March 12, 1932 in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late James Maxie and Vera Bailey Lusk. She was a graduate of Girl’s High and was retired from banking. She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church and the Victor Caudle Sunday School Class.
Surviving are her husband, George Campbell, Jr. of the home, son, George D. Campbell, III and his wife, Lisa of Anderson, daughter, Lynn Campbell Inglett and her husband, Jim of Raleigh, NC and three grandsons: Ethan Daniel Campbell, George D.(Chip) Campbell, IV, and Jonathan Evan Inglett.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Friday, at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel with Dr. William R. Childs officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 PM Thursday at the Downtown Chapel, 401 North Main Street.
The family of Mrs. Campbell would like to express their gratitude to Hospice of the Upstate, Kathy Greene, Donna Charpia, Dr. Katie Hanna, and Dr. William Walker for their care and kindness during this time.
In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to, Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29621 or St. John’s United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 515 S. McDuffie St., Anderson, SC 29621. SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Downtown Chapel, www.sullivanking.com
January 31, 1932 – December 7, 2009
ANDERSON, SC = Mr. Donald R. Seay, age 77, widower of his loving wife, Barbara L. Seay, formerly of Cherokee Street, went home to our Lord on Monday, December 7, 2009. For the past year, he was a resident at Willow Creek Living Center, where he made himself right at home.
Born in Spartanburg, SC to the late Joney and Ethel Seay, he was a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Duke Power and was a member of Varennes Heights Baptist Church. He leaves behind a family who will miss him dearly; son, Mike Seay and his wife, Pam of Anderson; daughter, Vickie Osborne and her husband, Mark of Starr; grandchildren, Candace Dill (Kyle), Michael “Mo” Seay, Laura Bryant (Scottie), Chris Skelton, Erica and Whitney Osborne; great-grandchildren, Andrew Dill, Allison, Joseph and Stephanie Bryant, Bailey and Hannah Skelton, Sydney Speer, Alexis Manley and Chandler Fleming all from Anderson. Two sisters, Dolores Brewington (Lee) and Martha Ann Stevens, all of Cross Anchor, SC and of course, his faithful family of caregivers at Willow Creek also survive. In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by an infant brother.
The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Dr. Kirt Mitchell and Reverend Furman Martin. The staff of Willow Creek Living Center will serve as Honorary Escort. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Varennes Heights Baptist Church, 411 Visage Drive, Anderson, SC 29626. The family will be at the home of his daughter.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
ANDERSON, SC – Shirley Thrasher Rampey, 71, of Anderson, SC, wife of Edwin Marvin Rampey, died Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born May 23, 1938 in LaFrance, SC, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Dallas Beatrice Leopard Thrasher. She was a longtime employee of Mark Twain Bank in St. Louis, MO, a homemaker and member of Grace Episcopal Church here in Anderson, where she was on the Altar Guild.
Surviving are her husband, Edwin, of the home; son Randal Lamar Rampey and his wife Connie of Concord, NC; daughter, Pamela Sheree Jay and her husband John of Alpharetta, GA; 3 grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Jay, Rachael Allison Jay and Christopher Gabriel Jay; 3 brothers, Doyle Lee Thrasher, Larry Tyrone Thrasher both of Anderson and Berry Edward Thrasher of Easley. She was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Leon Thrasher.
Funeral service will be held at 11am Wednesday at Grace Episcopal Church with The Rev. Jack Hardaway officiating. Entombment will follow at Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Clemson. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8pm at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 Hwy 81 N. The family is at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
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May 10, 1926 - December 4, 2009
Anderson, SC- Reverend Sidney Ray McDowell, age 83, resident of Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Center, formerly of Morningside Assisted Living, husband of Hilda Thomas McDowell, died Friday, December 4, 2009 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born in Belton, SC, he was a son of the late Sidney Burt McDowell and Lessie Clamp McDowell. He was educated at Anderson Boy’s High, Anderson College, Furman University and Erskine Seminary. He was ordained as a Baptist minister at Triangle Baptist Church in Belton, SC. He went on to receive his Doctorate from International Seminary in Orlando, FL. Rev. McDowell’s pastorates included New Prospect Baptist Church in Hartwell, GA, Southside Baptist Church in Anderson, SC, Shiloh Baptist Church in Starr, SC, Congaree Baptist Church in St. Matthews, SC and Broadmouth Baptist Church in Honea Path, SC. He was also a member and the first pastor of Varennes Heights Baptist Church in Anderson, SC, which began as a mission in 1954.
He served as Treasurer and President of Tri-County Baptist Pastor’s Conference in Honea Path and was moderator of the Saluda Baptist Association, where he was active with various committees. Rev. McDowell served as a Mission Volunteer with the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention in the country of Honduras. Since his retirement in 1991, he was active in revivals, interim pastorates, and pulpit supply.
Rev. McDowell was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a Paratrooper during World War II.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Sidney McDowell of Anderson, daughter, Jean Martin and her husband Bill of Greenwood, SC; three grandchildren, Stacy Martin of Charlotte, NC, Jason Ray McDowell of Anderson, SC, and Jeffrey Martin and his wife Julie of Memphis, TN; and a great-granddaughter, Allison McDowell. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Cecil McDowell.
The Funeral Service will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, December 6, 2009 at Varennes Heights Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Mark Dickson and Reverend Dr. Kirt Mitchell. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30pm-3:00pm on Sunday.
The family would like to thank the staff at Morningside Assisted Living, Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home, Rainey Hospice House and Dr. Harry Morse for their care and concern. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home, 4605 Belton Highway, 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.
GERMANY – Volker Shulz, age 52, of Engstingen, Germany, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on December 2, 2009.
Funeral Services with burial will be held in Germany. The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
ANDERSON- Patti Ann Brooks was born on Dec. 12, 1957 at Anderson Memorial Hospital, where she was employed for almost 29 years in the Laboratory and the last few as System Coordinator. She died in route to Durban, South Africa as a delegate to the International Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was a 1976 graduate of T. L. Hanna High School and of Tri-County Technical School. Patti was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses on September 9, 1971 and was a faithful member of the congregation.
She was the daughter of Hulon and Marsha Brooks of Anderson. She is also survived by her sisters Karan Stratford and her husband, Ray, Jan Smith and her husband, Brian, and a brother Stan Brooks, and his wife, Vivyan, all of Anderson. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews: Courtney, Candace, Geoffrey, Myles, Michael, Mackenzie, and Lilly and a large extended family.
The Memorial service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the North Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1401 East Calhoun St. Anderson, SC. Local elder Martin E. Harbeck will conduct the service. The family will receive friends at the home of Stan Brooks, 1810 Lindale Rd. Anderson, SC after the service. Memorials may be made to the Worldwide Work of Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Henry Andrew McKenzie age 70, of 402 E. Blue Ridge Dr. Greenville S.C., died Monday at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. He is a native of Greenville County and is the son of the late Henry Westervelt McKenzie Sr. and Edna Louise Walker McKenzie. Survivors include two daughters Vanessa McKenzie, and Pamela McKenzie. One son Calvin Bright. Three sisters Edna Foster, Mary McKenzie, Peggy Sexton. One brother Johnny (Ruby) McKenzie and 5 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday December 6, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at the Church of Christ I-85 Greenville. Interment at the PineDale Memorial Gardens. The body will be on view at the SC Franks Chapel of Remembrance Greenville S.C. The family is at the resident of his brother 125 Uneeda Dr. Greenville. Holloway’s Funeral Home of Belton S.C. is serving the McKenzie Family.
PENDLETON- Robert F. Mullikin, Sr., of 7205 Liberty Hwy., died December 2, 2009.
On November 7th Mr. Mullikin celebrated his 90th birthday. He was the son of the late Frank and Clemmie Walker Mullikin. He was a graduate of Anderson College and attended Clemson College for one year prior to being called into the Army during World War II. After his discharge from the Army, he began his lifelong passion of farming. Early in his farming career, chickens were his primary focus, but the last fifty years, beef cattle have been his passion. Mr. Mullikin was a rural mail carrier for over 30 years. He was a school board trustee for Anderson School District Four and on the Board of Directors of Walker McElmoyle Fire Station for several years. He was member of Six and Twenty Baptist Church for over 70 years and served as a trustee, deacon, church secretary, treasurer and a member of the building committee.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Elise Cain Mullikin, and three children: Martha “Mopsy” Mullikin, Bobby (Sandi) Mullikin, and Dr. Jim (Betty) Mullikin all of Mullikin Farms; grandsons: Frankie (Diana) Mullikin of Mullikin Farms, Rev. Heath (Karen) Mullikin of Denton, NC, Seth Mullikin of Clemson, Trey Mullikin of Raleigh, NC and Graham Mullikin of Greenville; four great granddaughters; one great grandson; and sister, Helen Mullikin of Hampton, SC.
Funeral services will be held at 4 PM Friday at Six and Twenty Baptist Church with Revs. Willie Honea and Heath Mullikin officiating. Burial will be private prior to the service. Honorary Escort will be the Men’s Bible Class. The family will receive friends following the service at the church until 7pm. The family is at their respective homes.
Memorials may be made to Six & Twenty Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, 3701 Six & Twenty Rd., Pendleton, SC 29670.
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ANDERSON- Thomas Clayton Simmons, 71, of 902 Pine Cone Trail, husband of the late Sara Ann Connor Simmons, died Monday, November 30, 2009 at his residence.
Born November 9, 1938 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Thomas D. and Rosey Bell Head Simmons. He was a retired machinist and was a member of Garner Memorial Baptist Church.
Surviving are his son, Roger A. Simmons and his wife, Amy of Belton, grandson, Matthew Connor Simmons, sister, Rebecca Jane Spooner of Simpsonville, and brothers: Raymond Simmons of Anderson, Jim Simmons of Lauderhill, FL and Steve Simmons of Belton. He was preceded in death by a nephew, George Corbett Connor, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 3 PM, Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Revs. Art Fulks and Wayne Watson officiating. Burial will be in Old Silver Brook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3 PM Saturday prior to the service. The family will be at the home of Roger and Amy Simmons, 308 Haynie Parkway, Belton.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116 – 7023.
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ANDERSON – Thomas Pruitt Jackson, 79, of Autaugaville, AL., formerly of Avant Road, Anderson, died Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at Jackson Hospital, Montgomery, AL.
Born May 19, 1930 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Thomas Wesley and Elizabeth Martin Jackson. He was retired from Clemson University, Physical Plant, and was a member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Anderson.
Survivors include his daughter, Lynn Winston and husband, Mike, of Autaugaville, AL; four grandchildren, Jennifer Montgomery and husband, Steve, Matthew Lovinggood, Emily Lovinggood, and Lexie Newcomb; two great grandchildren, Zachary Lovinggood and Jackson Montgomery; one sister, Laura Williamson and husband, Calvin, of Pendleton; and two brothers, Jimmy Jackson and wife, Betty of Pendleton, and Billy Jackson and wife, Annette of Easley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Walker Harris Jackson and a stepdaughter, Peggy Harris Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Gene Burdette. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Friday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.
Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to the charity of choice.SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL