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Saturday
Jan162010

CLAUDIA CAMPBELL

Claudia Inez Fletcher Campbell, age 89, widow of Tom Campbell, died January 16, 2010.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by The McDougald Funeral Home.

Saturday
Jan162010

LT COL RET, THOMAS A. WILSON

BURKE, VA – Lieutenant Colonel Retired, Thomas A. Wilson, of Burke, Virginia, died unexpectedly at his residence on January 11, 2010.

Born September 19, 1947 in Anderson, SC, Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his father, retired Command Sergeant Major Frazier A. Wilson on December 10, 2009, and his mother, Frances M. Wilson on December 21, 2009 of Augusta, GA. The son of career military parents, Mr. Wilson attended public schools in SC, NC, Germany, and Texas, graduating from T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, SC in 1965. He attended Clemson University where he served in the ROTC and graduated with honors then immediately entered the U.S. Army as a Second Lieutenant in 1969. He later received a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri. He served with his father in Fort Polk, Louisiana during his first two years in service. Lt Col Wilson served in Germany, SC, and Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts. The remainder of his 20 year military career was served at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Mr. Wilson also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs after his military retirement. He was most recently employed by Turtle Reef Holdings, LLC working on a project to help returning soldiers and their families, a cause he always held close to his heart.

He is survived by his wife, Tina Wilson of Mooresville, NC; two daughters, Holli M. Carpenter and husband, Charles of Grand Blanc, Michigan, and Linnea M. Wilson of Mooresville, NC; one son, Zachary S. Wilson of Burke, VA; brother, Edward M. Wilson and wife, Anne of Rome, GA; and three grandchildren, Caroline, Christopher, and Cameron Carpenter of Grand Blanc, Michigan. He is also survived by three nephews, Brian E. Wilson and wife, Keidrah of Cave Spring, GA, Jordan Marchbanks and wife, Jenny of Anderson, SC, and Jamie Marchbanks of Anderson, SC; and two great nieces, Brinley and Mari Klaire Wilson of Cave Spring, GA.

Memorial services will be held in March in Washington, DC and Anderson, SC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a deserving soldiers organization of choice.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, ANDERSON, SC

www.sullivanking.com

Saturday
Jan162010

CAROL CALLAHAM

September 12, 1943 – January 15, 2010
 
Anderson, SC – Carol Jean Callaham, age 66, of 101 Clear Pond Way, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.
 
Born in Pickens, SC on September 12, 1943, Mrs. Callaham was a daughter of the late Thomas and Minnie Porter Durham. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church, Starr, SC. She was a homemaker and a very proud flower gardener.
 
She is survived by a son, Tom Wardlaw of Dover, TN; two daughters, Lisa Vassar of Anderson, SC and Debbie Murdock of Belton, SC; three sisters, Margaret Clark of Pickens, SC and Obera Durham and Edna Gilstrap, both of FL; eight grandchildren, Matthew, Brooklyn, Courtney, Kimberly, Janie, Holland, Lindsey, and Christopher; and two great-grandchildren.
 
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Callaham was preceded in death by her husband, Julian Allen Callaham, one brother and two sisters.
 
The Funeral Service will be held Monday, January 18, 2010 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Donnie Murdock. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family will be at the home of her daughter, Lisa Vassar, 205 Streams Way, and will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, January 17, 2010 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Saturday
Jan162010

JEWELENE NANCY HARBERT

December 2, 1945 - January 14, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC - Jewelene Nancy “Jerrie” Harbert, age 64, of 642 Old Asbury Road, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Anderson, SC on December 2, 1945, Mrs. Harbert was the daughter of Nancy Orene Walker Strickland and the late Albert Strickland.  She was a former employee of Ryobi and a member of Centerville Baptist Church.
 
She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Grady E. Harbert; mother, Nancy Orene Walker Strickland; granddaughters, Amanda Aderhold, Kimberly Aderhold and Tina McDonald; step-children, Cheri Lynn Queen, Susan Denise McAlister and Gregory Morris Harbert; sisters, Joyce Mattison and her husband, Gerald and Audry Scott and her husband, Robert.  Eleven step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
 
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Randy Ray Davis; her daughter, Lisa Ann Flores and her brothers, David and William Strickland.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverends Mark Dickson and Ken Whitt.  Serving as pallbearers are: Scott Queen, William McAlister, Greg Harbert, Matthew Harbert, Shannon Lollis and Ken Mattison.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, January 17, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
 
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.

Friday
Jan152010

BILL SMITH

ANDERSON- Willie J. “Bill” Smith, 86, of Smithmore St., husband of the late Effie “Jodie” Smith, died Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born February 19, 1923 in Franklin County, GA he was the son of the late John Robert and Minnie Vaughn Smith.  He was the owner/operator of Smith Termite Control and was a Mason. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Dianne Wise and husband, Phil of Milledgeville, GA; sons: Tommy R. Smith and wife, Linda and Randall L. Smith and wife, Tammy all of Anderson; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and  one brother, Duane Smith of Athens, GA. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by brothers: J.T. and Ralph Smith and sisters: Stella Ankerich, Clara Smith, Osteen Smith and Ethelene Thomason.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. Bob Marcaurelle and Rev. Randy Blank. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 PM Sunday prior to the service. The family will be at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Church Men’s Ministry, 1012 Concord Rd., Anderson, SC 29621.

SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Northeast Chapel, www.sullivanking.com

Friday
Jan152010

George A. Garrett Jr.

Mr. George A. Garrett Jr. age 86, of 80 Garrett Rd., Donald S.C. died Monday Jan 11, 2010 at his home.  He was born in  Abbeville County and was the son of the late George W. Garrett Sr., and Bessie Mae Garrett. He was a member of the Mt. Lebanon A.M.E. Church., and is the husband of the late Nancy Lee Garrett.
Survivors include six daughters Linda Dianne Haynes, Cheryl Harris, Harriett Washington, Gwendolyn Dorsey, Patricia Garrett, and Linette Green. Two sons Edgar Garrett, and Tommy Garrett. One step-daughter Joyce Santos. Eighteen Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, One Great-Great-Grandchild. Three sisters Vivian Makin, Mildred Greaux, and Darlene Brooks. One brother Eddie Garrett. 
He was preceded in death by a son James Albert Garrett.
Funeral services will be held on Friday Jan 15, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Lebanon A.M.E. Church Due West S.C. Burial will follow at the Oakbrook Memorial Gardens Greenwood S.C.  Holloway’s Funeral Home Inc. of Belton S.C. is serving the Garrett Family. The family is at the home.

Thursday
Jan142010

Linnaeus Garnet Alexander 

ANDERSON – Linnaeus Garnet Alexander, 87, formerly of Creswell Avenue, widower of Dorothy Clement Alexander, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at Magnolia Manor, Greenville.

Born March 31, 1922 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Sudie Mae Scott Alexander. He was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran of World War II and was a retired insurance salesman. Mr. Alexander was on the board of trustees and Advisor to the President of Youth Basketball of America. He was a member of Anderson First Baptist Church and the Baraca Class.

Survivors include two sons, Frank Alexander of Anderson and Chris Alexander of Greenville; two daughters, Becky Bell of Greenville and Jean Byce of Sandy Springs; nine grandchildren, Jenny Liberatore, Mitch Green, Brooks Byce, Josh Bell, Matt Green, Melissa Bell, Eric Bell, Ashlyn and Anna Alexander; great grandchild, Aiden Byce; and three brothers, Kenneth Alexander of Florida, David and Gaines Alexander, both of Anderson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Green, and two sisters, Lena Ivester and Dorothy Alexander.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by Rev. C.W. Hicks. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum with military rites conducted by the Upstate Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the home of Mitch and Sara Green, 137 Mediterranean Avenue, Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Potential Sports Academy, 130 Arrowhead Court, Greenville, SC 29605 or Anderson Interfaith Ministries, P.O. Box 1136, Anderson, SC 29622.

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

Wednesday
Jan132010

JACK DONNELLY

September 15, 1927 – January 13, 2010
ANDERSON, SC - John “Jack” Joseph Donnelly, Sr., age 82, husband of Alice Marie Barcalow Donnelly of 1421 Hilltop Drive, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at his residence.
 
Born in Brooklyn, NY on September 15, 1927, he was a son of the late Felix Harold Donnelly and Helen Bouton Donnelly.  He grew up in Brooklyn, NY where he was a graduate of Erasmus High School and later graduated from St. Bonaventure University.   He served in the United States Army as a Military Police during World War II. In 1959, he moved to Anderson and became the co-owner of the Kent Steel Inc. then later was the owner of Shamrock Metal Company.   He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Anderson Country Club and Cobb’s Glen Country Club.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Joseph’s Men’s Club.
 
Survivors include his wife, Alice Marie Barcalow Donnelly of the home; sons, John “Jackie” Donnelly, Jr., of Anderson and Brian L. Donnelly and his wife, Debbie of Powdersville; daughters, Nancy O’Rourke and her husband, John and Mary Alice Kelley and her husband Steve, all of Anderson, Claire Redding and fiancé’ Larry Trotter of Herndon, VA; brothers, Gerard Donnelly of Long Island, NY and James Donnelly of New York, NY.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Theresa, Mary Kate, James and Erin O’Rourke, Trey Woodard, Katelyn Donnelly, Brooke Arnold, Ashley Reese and Cole Kelley and four great-grandchildren.
 
He was predeceased by three brothers and six sisters.
 
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church conducted by Father Hayden Vaverek.  Interment will follow in M. J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors.
 
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday, January 14, 2010 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm with a Prayer Vigil at 7:30 pm.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or St. Joseph Catholic Church and School, 1200 Cornelia 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.

Wednesday
Jan132010

SARAH H. KING

MAY 2, 1921 – JANUARY 13, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – Sarah Jane Howie King, age 88, of 716 Marshall Avenue, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Anderson, SC, on May 2, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Fred M. Howie and Alma Burress Howie.  She graduated from Anderson Girl’s High School, Winthrop College, and Clemson University.  Mrs. King was a retired Educator and Guidance Counselor. She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, where she was a former Sunday School Teacher, served as the Chairman of the Child Development Center Board, served on the St. John’s Official Board, and was instrumental in founding the St. John’s Clothes Closet.
 
Survivors include her husband of sixty-two years, Robert Bethune “Rob” King, Sr., of the home; son, Robert B. King, Jr. and wife, Welta C. King of Anderson, SC; granddaughter, Rachel Causey of Suwanee, GA.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joe B. Howie.
 
Following a family committal service in New Silver Brook Cemetery, a Memorial Service will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 15, 2010, at St. John’s United Methodist Church.  The service will be conducted by the Reverend Dr. William R. Childs and the Reverend Dr. John M. Younginer.
 
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm on Thursday, January 14, 2010.
 
The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, 515 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Wednesday
Jan132010

JAMES J. SIMPSON

OCTOBER 11, 1922 – JANUARY 11, 2010
 
ANDERSON, SC – James Joseph “Jim” Simpson, age 87, of 113 Stanbury Court, passed away on Monday, January 11,2010, at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.
 
Born on October 11, 1922, in Anderson, SC, he was a son of the late Jesse Ward Simpson and Sara Spearman Simpson.  He was a graduate of Anderson Boys’ High School and Clemson University.   While serving in World War II, he was stationed in France and Germany.  Following his service, he was awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Mr. Simpson was the retired President of Lawrence & Brownlee Insurance Company.  He was a former Rotarian, member of the Anderson Elk’s Club, and a member the Anderson Country Club.  Mr. Simpson was a member and former Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Anderson.
 
Survivors include his wife, Mary Sullivan Simpson of the home; and her son, Nim McConnell and wife, Linda Pruitt McConnell, and their daughter, Neely McConnell, all of Anderson; sister-in-law, Gladys Simpson of Texas; nephew, David N. Simpson, Jr., and wife, Denise of Raleigh; niece, Sara Margaret Simpson of Charleston; nephew, Thomas P. Hughes and wife, JoAnne of Edisto Island; niece, Cissy Hughes Prevost of Anderson; and great nieces & nephews: Ben, Maggie, Emily, David, Sara, Jennifer, Chris, Trask, & Meghan.
 
Mr. Simpson was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Derrell Fant Simpson; and his three brothers: Jesse Simpson, William Simpson, and David Simpson; and a stepson, Danny McConnell.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at the First Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Reverend Dr. Dennis R. Tedder and the Reverend Caroline Berardi.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
 
A family committal service will be held in Old Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to Meals on Wheels, Post Office Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622, or to the First Presbyterian Church, 302 West Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
 
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Tuesday
Jan122010

T.J.S. WILLIAMS

November 9, 1917 – January 12, 2010
ANDERSON, SC  - Mr. T. J. Solomon Williams, age 92 of 302 D. Street, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at the AnMed Health Medical Center.
 
Born in Habersham County, GA on November 9, 1917, Mr. Williams was a son of the late James Wesley Williams and Ida Sigars Williams.  He was a United States Army veteran of World War II and retired from Abney Mill with 62 years of service.  He was a member of Garner Memorial Baptist Church and was an avid gardener.
 
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 69 years, Avis L. Saxon Williams of the home; children, John Williams, Gael Williams, Esther Bowman and Ted Williams, all of Anderson; brothers, Tatum Williams of Anderson and Harold Williams of Georgia.  Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Judith Ann Smith; granddaughter, Marie Ashworth; siblings, Alvin Williams, Addie Williams, Daisy McIntyre, Lavada Williams and Ernest Williams.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 2:30 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Isham Gilcrease.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
 
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from Noon until 2:00 pm.
 
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
Jan112010

HARRY FIELDS, SR.

January 10 1920 –January 11, 2010
 
WILLIAMSTON, SC - Harry Fields, Sr., age 90, husband of Ruth Whitten Fields, of Piercetown, died Monday, January 11, 2010 at his home after an extended illness.
 
Born in Brooklyn, NY on January 10, 1920, Mr. Fields was the son of the late William Fields and Anna Matilda Fields.  He was a World War II veteran, serving in two branches of the military, the Marine Corps and as Staff Sergeant, he served with the Troop Carrier Command of the US Army Air Corps.  He was a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY and attended Brooklyn Polytechnic.  He was the retired President, Owner and CEO of Fieldco Paint Company. He was a member of Southern Paint Society, receiving a 25 year pin.  Mr. Fields was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Easley where he served as Sunday School teacher for several years.  He enjoyed camping and reading.  During his 68-year marriage, he and his wife visited every state in the nation except Hawaii.  Words that sum up his life: “family, hardworking, never met a stranger, always smiling, inventive and creative, ingenuity”.
 
Survivors include his wife , Ruth Whitten Fields of the home; his children: Carolyn Tambini and husband, George Tambini; son, Harry Fields, Jr., and wife Mary; Sharon Fields-McCormick and husband, Jack McCormick; four grandchildren, Jackie Barker, Monica Fowler, Kim Tambini and Craig Tambini and four great-grandchildren, Chelsea Fowler, Cassea Fowler, Ryan Barker and Megan Barker.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Fields, Anna Fields and Wilhelmina Fields
 
The Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm at  Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church officiated by the Reverend Dave Shorter.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday.  Mr. Fields will be placed in the church at 12:30 on Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622.
 
Daddy’s favorite quotation:  “I’ll worry about that when the time comes.”  “First things first.”
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.