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Monday
Sep072009

CALVIN L. MARTIN

FEBRUARY 20, 1925 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2009
 
BELTON, SC – Calvin Leon Martin, age 84, resident of Belton, SC, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2009, at the Rainey Hospice House. Born in Belton, SC, on February 20, 1925, he was a son of the late William Samuel Martin and Auzlee Osley Martin.  He was a United States Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II.  Mr. Martin retired from General Electric in Greenville and was a member of the Belton Church of God.
 
Survivors include his children: Carol M. Church and husband, Randy of Belton, Donnie Martin and wife, Cleo of Columbia, Eddy D. Martin of Belton, and Cheryll Martin of Burke, VA.   Also surviving are seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Mae Hopkins Martin; and two brothers, Herman Hugh Martin and W.S. Martin, Jr.
 
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 2 pm until 3:30 pm on Tuesday, September 8, 2009.  The Funeral Service will follow at 4 pm in the Mausoleum Chapel of Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Dr. J. Charles Smith will conduct the service.  Following the service, the Campbell Patriot Honor Guard will provide Military Honors. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Belton Church of God, 313 North Main Street, Belton, SC 29627. The family is at their respective homes.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.

Sunday
Sep062009

Annie Mae Clinkscales

Anderson – Annie Mae Clinkscales, 90, passed away on September 3, 2009.  She is survived by her daughters, Lenora C. Evans, Verrina C. Jones, and Willie Mae Clinkscales; sister, Minnie Lou S. Agnew; six grandchildren, and six greatgrandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester Clinkscales; parents, Rev. J.H. and Minnie Simmons Scott; sisters, Eunice S. Martin, Martha Jane S. Latimer, Verrina S. Jenkins, and Amanda S. Anderson; brothers, Walter Lee, Ozia, Roy, Jay Willie, and Bennie Scott.
 
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Tuesday, September 8 at Welfare Baptist Church in Belton.  The body will be placed in state at 1:30 PM.  The interment will follow in the church cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.  The family is at 102 Sylvester Dr.  The funeral home will be open from noon until 8:00 PM on Labor Day.

Saturday
Sep052009

Mary Thompson Neely

Belton – Mary Thompson Neely, 83, of 3837 Belhaven Road Ext., passed away on September 2, 2009.  She is survived by four grandchildren, eleven greatgrandchildren, and eleven great greatgrandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Neely; parents, Sally Mae Adger and Eugene Archie; and two sons, Rubin and Milton Thompson.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, September 6, 2009 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.  The interment will follow in the church cemetery.
 
MARCUS D. BROWN FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements. Send your messages of condolence online at: www.marcusdbrownfuneralhome.com

Saturday
Sep052009

Loretta Glenn

Chicago - Loretta Glenn was born on April 21, 1947 in Anderson, SC to James and Laura Hatten.  She leaves to cherish, her husband, Walter; three children, Rory, James, and Laura; siblings, Selma Ann Miller, Lorene Hatten, Virginia (Lewis) Williford, James (Mary Ann) Hatten; and five grandchildren.  Services were held on Friday in Chicago.  Sorrowfully submitted by Marcus D. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.

Friday
Sep042009

Delbert Brown “Bud” Pendleton

ANDERSON – Delbert Brown “Bud” Pendleton, 82, of 124 Concord Circle, formerly of Erie, PA, died Thursday, September 3, 2009 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.
Born December 16, 1926 in Soldier, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Zena Yohe Pendleton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II serving in the Phillipines. Mr. Pendleton was the retired owner of Pendleton Auto Sales for over 50 years in Erie, PA. He was a member of Tyrian Commonwealth Masonic Lodge, Erie, PA; Scottish Rites and American Legion in Erie, PA; and was a former member of the Zem Zem Shrine of Erie, PA. He attended Concord Baptist Church in Anderson.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Erma Jean Wayland Pendleton of the home; daughter, Beverly Weese and husband, Jerry of Fair Play; two grandchildren, Michelle Cox and husband, Richie of Fair Play, and Paul Maleski and wife, Teresa of Anderson; three great grandchildren, Brayden Cox, Keylee Maleski, and Cole Cox; four sisters, Alice Marchioni of Dubois, PA, Margaret Walker and husband, Clair of Reynoldsville, PA, Nancy Walker and husband, Marlin of Sykesville, PA, and Rhoda Walker and husband, Ben of Reynoldsville, PA; and 13 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Donnie Pendleton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2009 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson, conducted by Pastor Leon Lusk. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with Military Honors conducted by the Upstate Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Flowers are accepted, or memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. SULLIVAN-KING MORTUARY, Northeast Chapel, www.sullivanking.com

Thursday
Sep032009

REVEREND GUY OVERCASH

DECEMBER 15, 1929 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
 
ANDERSON, SC – Reverend Guy Overcash, age 79, husband of the late Jo Ann Williams Overcash, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at the Rainey Hospice House. Born in Anderson, SC, on December 15, 1929, he was a retired Baptist Minister having served Anderson County for fifty years.  During his ministry, he served Triangle Baptist Church in Belton for four years, LaFrance First Baptist Church in LaFrance for thirty-six years, and ten years of serving various congregations as an Interim Minister.  He was a graduate of Anderson Boys’ High School and was further educated by receiving an A.A. degree from Anderson College, a B.A. and M.D. from Furman University, an M.O.B. from the Seminary of Erskine College, and was a graduate for the Chandler Theological Seminary. 
 
Reverend Overcash was a lifetime member of the Hiram Masonic Lodge, was a Shriner, and member of the Woodman of the World.  In addition, he served as a Chaplain on a Billy Graham Crusade as well as serving on the Emory University Board of Chaplains.  He was a member of Concord Baptist Church.
 
He is survived by his daughters: Mary Anne Parnell and husband, Randy Parnell of Belton, and Gladys Overcash of Laurens; and two grandchildren: Lindsey Anne Parnell of Anderson and James F. Hackett of Anderson. In addition to his wife; his mother, Icibelle Overcash Evans; a daughter, Diane Roberts; and a grandson, Guy A. Hackett, preceded him in death.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 3:30 pm on Saturday, September 5, 2009, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend R.L. “Bob” Marcaurelle.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family is at the home of Randy & Mary Ann Parnell, 1331 Blue Ridge Avenue, Belton, and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm on Saturday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may 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

Thursday
Sep032009

Charlie Odell Cowan

Belton S.C. - Charlie Odell Cowan age 70 ,of 112 Shirley St., Belton, died Tuesday at the Hospice of the Upstate.  He was born in Anderson County and was the son of the late Leroy Cowan Sr., and Gertrude Bigby Cowan. Survivors include two daughters Merdell and Sandra Cowan. Five sons Donald, Jesse, Johnny, Wallace Cowan, and a step son Rick Hudgins. Six sisters Lelia Mae Halger, Willie L Jackson, Reba T. Cox, Alice Clement, and Glenda Faye Dubose. Five brothers Rev. William L. Cowan, Roy Cowan Jr., and Jimmy Dubose. 11 Grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Belton City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 7:00-7:30 P.M. at the Holloway’s Funeral Home of Belton. The family is at the home. Holloway’s Funeral Home Inc. is serving the Cowan Family.

Thursday
Sep032009

MARK WILLIAMS

July 17, 1969 – September 2, 2009
 
FAIR PLAY, SC - Mark Douglas Williams, age 40, husband of Shirley “Lou Ann” Allred Williams of 107 Bass Drive, died Wednesday, September 2, 2009. Born in Xenia, Ohio on July 17, 1969, Mark was a son of Kenneth and Linda Williams.  He was a 1987 graduate of Westside High School and received an Associates Degree from Tri-County Technical College. He was employed with the family owned business, the Carolina Mold & Tool Company. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter.  He was a guitarist and enjoyed writing his own songs.  He was a member of Pope Drive Baptist Church. He was a loving husband and father.
 
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by sons, Luke and Matthew Williams of the home; brothers, Jeffrey Williams of Townville and Michael Williams of Anderson; mother-in-law and step father-in-law, Carolyn Hammett Todd and Randall Todd; father-in-law, Jerry L. Allred, Sr.; grandparents, Geneva Williams of Townville and Rollin Prickett of Xenia, Ohio; nieces, Christian Williams, Kyndall Williams and Kamryn Williams and a nephew, Jackson Williams.
 
He was predeceased by grandfather, Woodrow Williams and grandmother, Gloria Prickett. The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 3:00 pm at Pope Drive Baptist Church officiated by the Reverends Mack Tester and Sam Duncan.  Interment will follow in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, September 5, 2009 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Mr. Williams will be placed in the church at 2:00 pm on Sunday. The family will be at the home of his parents, 101 Tiffany Drive, Anderson, SC. Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 500 Taylor Street, Suite 101, Columbia, SC  29201. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com

Thursday
Sep032009

BILL BOWMAN

APRIL 17, 1936 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
 
ANDERSON, SC – Billy Ray Bowman, age 73, of 3018 Hazel Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at the AnMed Health Medical Center. Born in Pickens County on April 17, 1936, he was a son of the late Walter Carmack Bowman and Ethel Pauline Hodges Bowman.  He retired from Mayfair Mills in Starr and had formerly attended Centerville Church of God.  Mr. Bowman’s greatest passion was caring for his beloved bulldog, “Buster”.
 
Survivors include his wife, Mary “Faye” Jones Bowman of the home; daughters: Phyllis Bowman McClure and husband, Billy of Anderson, and Susan Bowman Brown and husband, Duane of Iva; and a son, Timothy Ray Bowman and wife, Deborah of Iva; brother, James Norman Bowman of Anderson; sister, Linda Parham of Anderson; aunt, Edith Leonard of Easley; and sisters-in-law: Ruby McCurley, Dot Kirby, and Betty Anderson and husband, James, and Sue Bowman.  Also surviving are ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
 
In addition to his parents, a son, Tony Joe Bowman, and a brother, Walter Thomas Bowman, predeceased him. The Funeral Service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, September 5, 2009, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Paul Young and the Reverend Ronnie Powell.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday, September 4, 2009. The family is at the home, 3018 Hazel Avenue.
 
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.

Thursday
Sep032009

MISS BILLIE R. CLINKSCALES

BELTON, SC – Miss Billie Robitzsch Clinkscales, daughter of the late W.N. (Bill) and Olethia Clinkscales, died September 1, 2009. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Bill Clinkscales, Jr.  She is survived by her sister, Jackie C. Foster; brother, Sonny Clinkscales; sister, Julia C. DeVore; nieces: Eugenia Lunsford, Jacquline Ashley, Terri Clinkscales, and Laurie Jordan; nephews: Bobby Foster, Eddie Foster, William Clinkscales III, Chris DeVore, and Joe DeVore.
 
Miss Clinkscales was a graduate of Honea Path High School and Erskine College.  Her entire working career was spent with the S.C. Department of Social Services.  After retirement, she continued to be active in caring and giving to other people.  Her life touched so many young and old alike.  Her family & friends are going to miss her. A Graveside Service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 5, 2009, at Barkers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 5 pm until 7 pm on Friday, September 4, 2009. Memorials may 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.

Thursday
Sep032009

Annie Mae Clinkscales

Death Notice
Anderson - Annie Mae Clinkscales, 90, passed away on September 3, 2009.  The family is at 102 Sylvester Dr.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by MARCUS D. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, INC.

Wednesday
Sep022009

DON KIERCE

January 19, 1927- September 2, 2009
 
Anderson, SC - Donald Eugene Kierce, age 82, husband of the late Mary Clyde Brewer Kierce of Anderson, died Wednesday, September 02, 2009 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.
 
Born in Chicago, IL on January 19, 1927, Mr. Kierce was the son of the late Lee Roy Daniel Kierce and Estelle Zebrowski Anderson. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama in 1955.   He was a United States Navy World War II veteran, serving on the USS Pennsylvania and during the Korean War, he served in the United States Air Force Reserves.  Mr. Kierce lived most of his life in Birmingham, Alabama and moved to Anderson in 1970.  He was president of Bulk Equipment Manufacturing, Inc, in Lavonia, GA, a manufacturer of bulk feed transportation equipment. Mr. Kierce was involved for many years in the poultry industry, being a member of the Southeastern International Poultry Federation and several state Federations.
 
Survivors include his sons, Donald C. “Buddy” Kierce and his wife, Pamela of
Anderson and David S. Kierce of Greenville; daughters, Danielle K. Roberts and her husband, Jeff of Anderson and Dorian E. Kierce and fiancé Timothy Curlee of Anderson; brother, Robert Carl Kierce of Duluth, GA; five grandchildren, Dayna Kierce and fiancé, Nick Reed of Atlanta, GA, Blair Kierce of Bowling Green, KY, Albert, Catherine and Caroline Roberts, of Anderson.
 
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 4, 2009 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home, officiated by the Reverend Courtney Krueger.  Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with U.S. Navy Military Honors. The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Thursday, September 3, 2009 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The family will be at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Danielle and Jeff Roberts, 506 Woodland Way, Anderson, SC.
 
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com