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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

www.sullivanking.com

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
www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Mar202010

FRANK J. FEDELE

ANDERSON – Frank John Fedele, 92, of 211 Dean Road, died Friday, March 19, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born June 26, 1917 in Somerville, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles and Sylvia DiNicola Fedele. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was retired from Johns Manville Company in Manville, NJ and was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Clemson.

He is survived by his son, Raymond S. Fedele and wife, Kathryn of Anderson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia I. Fedele.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY
www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Mar202010

LARRY R. KARNES

JULY 13, 1938 – MARCH 19, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Larry Richard Karnes, age 71, of 314 Greenhill Drive, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2010, at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Nashville, TN, on July 13, 1938, he was the son of the late Daniel & Ruby Langley Karnes.  He served in the United States Air Force and retired from Ross Controls in Lavonia, GA.  Mr. Karnes was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church where he was a faithful servant to our Lord Jesus Christ.  He was a volunteer for Anderson Interfaith Ministries, Meals on Wheels, and Home With A Heart.
 
Survivors include his wife, Carol Omelenchuk Karnes; children: Laurie Garrett of DeLeon Springs, FL, Richard Karnes of Athens, GA, Sherry Wagner of Harrington, DE, and James Karnes of Anderson, SC; and four beloved grandchildren: Jennie, Ryan, Angel, and Richie.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, March 22, 2010, at New Prospect Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Dr. Tony Smith and the Reverend Tom Turner.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family is at the home, 314 Greenhill Drive, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 21, 2010.
 
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials may be made to Anderson Interfaith Ministries, P.O. Box 1136, Anderson, SC 29622, or Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622, or Home With A Heart, 220 James Madison Road, Liberty, SC 29657.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson.