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Sunday
Apr182010

EDNA L. POWELL

DECEMBER 7, 1919 – APRIL 17, 2010

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Edna Lee Powell, age 90, wife of the late Ralph Henry Powell, passed away on Saturday, April 17th, at the Agape Hospice House, Conway.

Born on December 7, 1919 in Anderson, SC, she was the daughter of the late Clarence & Effie Williams Junkins.  She was a faithful wife for over 50 years and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother; a retired textile worker with the JP Stevens Co.;  and an active, long-time member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Anderson.

Survivors include her daughters:  Judy Riddle and husband, Randy, of Conway, SC, and                               Martha Jo Hall and husband, Neil, of Myrtle Beach, SC; Grandchildren:  Tonya (Randy) Penton, Mike (Shirley) Riddle, Paul (Shawna) Riddle, Mark (Tasha) Hall, and Wendy (Mike) Wilson; Great Grandchildren:  Stephen Penton, Jackson Riddle, Christian Riddle, Kensley Riddle, Margaret Riddle, Benjamin Riddle, Peyton Hall, Morgan Hall, Blaine Wilson and Parker Wilson.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Evelyn Smith and brother, Billy Junkins.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:30 pm on Monday, April 19th, at New Silver Brook Cemetery conducted by the Reverend Randy Riddle and Dr. Benny Speares. Pallbearers are Randy Penton, Stephen Penton, Mike Riddle, Paul Riddle, Mark Hall and Mike Wilson.

The family will receive friends from 1 pm until 2 pm on Monday, April 19th, at The McDougald Funeral Home. 

Special thanks to the staff of Grand Strand Health Care for the compassionate care given Edna during her residency.  

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Gideons International or the Grand Strand Health Care, 4452 Socastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29588.

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

The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Friday
Apr162010

WILLIE NEAL HAMMONDS  

JANUARY 21, 1942 – APRIL 15, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Willie Neal Hammonds, age 68, of 115 Farmer Street, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

Born in Anderson, SC, on January 21, 1942, he was a son of the late Marvin Hammonds and Willie Mae Farmer Hammonds.    Mr. Hammonds is survived by his wife, Mary Bridges Hammonds of the home; son, Luke Hammonds of the home; two daughters: Jane Powell and husband, Jim, and Cindy Patterson; mother-in-law, Mildred “Granny” Bridges; eleven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.  One sister, Brenda Bowen and two brothers, Alfred Hammonds and Junior Hammonds also survive him.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Matthew Lynn Hammonds.

A Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at New Silver Brook Cemetery conducted by the Reverend Scott Vaughn.

The family is at the home, 115 Farmer Street, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2010.

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

Friday
Apr162010

WILMA J. BROWN

 April 16, 1925 – April 15, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Wilma Jeanette Yon Erwin Brown, age 85, of Anderson, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Willow Creek Living Center in Iva.

Born in Anderson County, SC on April 16, 1925, she was a daughter of the late George Ben Yon and Mattie Sue Campbell Yon.  Mrs. Brown was a 1943 graduate of Starr High School and had retired from Wellington Mill with thirty-eight years of service.  She was a member of the Asbury Baptist Church, the Senior Sunday School class and the Senior Citizens Group of the church.  She was a former member of Starr Baptist Church.

Survivors include sisters: Betty Sanders of Anderson, Mae Wilson of Iva, and Helen Branyon Spradlin of York, SC; stepson: Harold Brown and his wife, Arleen Brown of Anderson; and a grand-stepson, Johnny Brown.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Lester C. Erwin and her second husband, Tommy Brown; a sister: Faye Smith; and two brothers: Jimmy Ray Yon, and George “Bob” Yon.

The Funeral Service will be held at 3:30 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2010 in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Scotty Hendricks.  Interment will follow in Starr Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will be at the home of her sister, Mae Wilson, 206 Hampton Street, Iva, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 2 pm until 3 pm on Saturday April 17, 2010.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Activities Department of Willow Creek Living Center, P.O. Box 1119, Iva, SC.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting

www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Wednesday
Apr142010

TERESA GILBERT

JULY 9, 1958 – APRIL 13, 2010

WILLIAMSTON, SC – Teresa Jeanette Gilbert, age 51, of 103 Middleton Boulevard, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Born in Columbia, SC, on July 9, 1958, she was a daughter of Jerry Moon and the late Ruby Steel Moore.  She was a homemaker and a member of West Pelzer Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Timothy Lee Gilbert; her daughters: Tiffany Howard & Tonya Howard; and her father, Jerry Moon.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 16, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Randal Smith.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family is at 103 Raptor Court, Anderson, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

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

Tuesday
Apr132010

PAUL G. JASKO

FEBRUARY 2, 1947 – APRIL 9, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Paul George Jasko, age 63, of 2034 Shelter Point, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2010, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in River Edge, NJ, on February 2, 1947, he was a son of the late Paul Jasko and Estelle Czarche Jasko.  Mr. Jasko retired as the Director of Production from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.  While a longtime resident of Sanford, NC, he served as a member of the Emergency Management Board.  He was an avid golfer.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Dale D. Jasko; daughter, Jacqueline Veasey and husband, Greg of Wilmington, NC; son, Chris Jasko of Columbia, SC; two grandchildren: Samantha & Jeremy Veasey; brothers: Jerry Jasko of Texas, Ken Jasko of Maryland, and Mark Jasko of New Jersey. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 16, 2010, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Jack Couch.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621. The family is at the home.

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

THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson.

Tuesday
Apr132010

NELL TEMPLETON MACKAY

ANDERSON – Nell Templeton MacKay, 82,of Holly Ridge Drive, formerly of Orangeburg and Barnwell, widow of Elston L. MacKay, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at her residence.

Born in Blackville, she was the daughter of the late John Doyle Templeton, Sr. and Lillian Hutto Templeton. She was a graduate of Orangeburg Regional Hospital School of Nursing and also attended Boston College in Boston, MA. Mrs. MacKay worked as a Registered Nurse at Orangeburg Regional Hospital, Barnwell Nursing Home, and as a Plant Nurse for Barnwell Woolen Mills, Shuron Corporation of Barnwell, and Revco Industries of Williston, SC. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Anderson and the Seekers Class.

Survivors include three sons, John W. (Woody) MacKay and wife, Angie, of Guyton, GA, David W. MacKay and wife, Mary Lou, of Water View, VA, and Raymond E. MacKay and wife, Margaret, of Anderson; eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Jewell Rebman of Greenville; and two brothers, John Doyle Templeton, Jr. of Columbia and Wendell Templeton of Gaston.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Oswald Templeton, and a sister, Leola Barr.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church of Anderson conducted by Dr. Dennis Tedder and Rev. Jack Anderson. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Graveside services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Barnwell County Memory Gardens in Barnwell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 302 West Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624 or to the charity of choice.

Monday
Apr122010

ANN M. DAVIDOVICH

April 21, 1919 – April 12, 2010

ANDERSON, SC - Ann Mary Davidovich, age 90, of 411 Ponce de Leon Drive, wife of the late Marko “Mike” Davidovich, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Duluth, MN, she was a daughter of the late Ivan and Agnes Gerdich.  She retired from St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN and formerly lived in Gary New Duluth, MN. 

Survivors include her son, Michael Davidovich and his wife, Jackie; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Joan Davidovich and a sister, Margaret Secard.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

A Private Committal Service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family request no flowers and memorials be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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.

Monday
Apr122010

GRETA P. KEOWN

Starr – Greta Page Gentry Keown, 39, of 532 Good Hope Road, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at AnMed Health Medical Center. 

Born July 31, 1970 in Anderson, she was the daughter of Danny Gentry and Georgia Acker Anderson. She was a member of Life Tabernacle Church. 

Surviving are her sons, Gentry Keown and Tyler Cartee both of the home; mother Georgia Anderson of Charleston; father and step mother, Danny and Janice Gentry of Starr and brother, Scott Gentry of Charleston. 

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2pm at Flat Rock Baptist Church with Revs. Ed Hunsinger, Tim Burdette and Rick Baldwin officiating.  Burial will follow in Flat Rock Cemetery. 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 home of her Aunt, Margie Martin, 616 Hayes Road, Starr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Anderson Federal Credit Union, c/o Greta Keown Fund, 4805 Hwy 81 S., Anderson, SC 29624.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, NORTHEAST CHAPEL www.sullivanking.com

Monday
Apr122010

DAVID CLEMENT

March 11, 1951  - April 11, 2010

Anderson, SC – David Clement, age 59, of 144 Old Asbury Road, passed away April 11, 2010, at The Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Lenior, NC, on March 11, 1951, he was the son of J. Fred Clement and Juanita Rogers Clement. He was a graduate of T.L. Hanna. He serviced in the United States Marine Corps.  He worked in heavy highway construction as an operator and mechanic, with Clement Brothers, a family owned business.  He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.

Survivors include his parents, sister Kathy Hammond and her husband, Richard, of Anderson; a special niece April Thompson, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased in death by twin brothers, Jackie and Mackie Clement, brother, Joe D. Clement, and a sister Joyce C. Thompson.

A Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Tom Turner.

The family will at the residence and will receive friends on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, following the service.

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

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.

Monday
Apr122010

JACKIE DONNELLY, JR

April 1, 1956 - April 10, 2010

Anderson, SC – John “Jackie” Donnelly, Jr., age 54, of 203 Miracle Mile Drive, passed away April 10, 2010, at The Hospice House.

Born in Weehawken, NJ, on April 1, 1956, he was the son of Alice B. Donnelly and the late Jack Donnelly.  He was a 1974 graduate of T.L. Hanna and attended Clemson University.

He was an avid golfer and attended St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his mother, a son, Trey Woodard of Columbia, brother, Brian L. Donnelly and his wife, Debbie of Powdersville; sisters, Nancy O’Rourke and her husband, John and Mary Alice Kelley and her husband, Steve, all of Anderson, Claire Redding and fiancé” Larry Trotter, Jr. of Herndon, VA; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held for Mr. Donnelly, at a later date. 

Memorials can be made to The Hospice House of the Upstate, 1935 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. 

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.

Monday
Apr122010

MILDRED T. THOMPSON

DECEMBER 29, 1920 – APRIL 9, 2010

STARR, SC – Mildred Tolbert Thompson, age 89, formerly of 7820-B Highway 81 South, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2010, at Ellenburg Nursing Home.

Born in Greenville County on December 29, 1920, she was the oldest of five daughters born to John Robert Tolbert and Goldie Campbell Tolbert.  Mrs. Thompson was a 1943 graduate of Lander College and completed post-graduate work at the University of South Carolina.  She retired in 1980 after thirty years of service as a public school teacher.  She was a member of the South Carolina Education Association and the Palmetto State Teachers Association.  Mrs. Thompson was a member of Starr Baptist Church.  She was descended from several Pioneer families in the Upstate – namely the Campbell, Coker, & Berry families of Greenville County and the Tolbert, Collins, Payne, and Morton families of Abbeville & Greenwood Counties.

Survivors include her son, Richard E. Thompson and wife, Joyce B. Thompson, of Starr, S.C.; two grandsons: Wallace M. “Wally” Thompson of Seattle, WA, and Addison E. “Adam” Thompson of Charleston, S.C.  Two sisters also survive her: Emmiline T. Young of Greenwood, S.C., and Julia T. Morrison of Ware Shoals, S.C.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Richard E. Thompson; and two sisters: Florence T. Harley and Nancy Red Tolbert.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 12, 2010, at Starr Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Tony Howell.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

A private family committal service will be held at Old Silver Brook Cemetery. The family is the home of Richard & Joyce Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sue E. Morton Scholarship Fund of Erskine College, Post Office Box 608, Due West, S.C. 29639. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.

The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Saturday
Apr102010

DONNIE RICHARD TUCKER

 December 25, 1945 – April 10, 2010

Anderson, SC  - Donnie Richard Tucker, age 64, of 2827 W. Whitner Street, Anderson, passed away April 10 2010, at AnMed Health Medical Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of Fay Worley Tucker, and the late Lawson Thaddeus Tucker. 

Survivors include his mother, a son, Donnie Richard Tucker, II and his wife, Quata, daughter, Natalie Jean Spears and her husband, Todd,  all of  Ohio; two grandchildren, Katie and Shane Spears; one great- granddaughter Annaliese; brothers, Duane Holman Tucker and his wife, Lee, of Gastonia, NC, and Durron Thaddeus Tucker and his wife, Penny, of Pennsylvania .

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 12, 2010, at 3:00 pm at The McDougald Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Reverend Jerry Nation.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday, April 12, 2010, from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm before the service.

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.