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Gordon W. Patterson

December 13, 1938 - February 15, 2018

Gordon Whitfield Patterson, 79, husband of Margaret Ann Lee Patterson, died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Clemson Downs. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, he was a son of the late Edward F. and Addie Lazenby Patterson. Gordon grew up in Des Arc, Arkansas. He was a graduate of University of Arkansas and earned his Masters in Architecture from Clemson University. He taught Architecture for over 31...
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Cathy Elaine Burkett

December 25, 1965 - February 15, 2018

Cathy Elaine Burkett, 52, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Cathy was born in Oconee County and was a daughter of the late, Clifton Eugene Burkett and Lola Francis Shedd Burkett Thompson. She was employed with Ingles Supermarkets and was a member of East Clemson Christian Fellowship. Surviving are one son, Zachary Cannon of Salem; one step sons,...
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Steve Stocks

January 17, 1969 - February 14, 2018

Steve Stocks Central Steven Allen Stocks,49, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at AnMed Hospital. Steve was born in Charleston, SC and was a son of Johnnie Cecil Stocks of Wilmington, NC and Theresa Sharp Brown of Central. He was employed with East Coast Seafood and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving in addition to his parents, are two son's, Steven Allen Stocks, Jr. and...
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Benjamin Landis Smith II

July 9, 1989 - February 13, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family announces that Benjamin Landis Smith II, 28, son of Benjamin L. and Lynne Planchard Smith of Central, died Wednesday, February 13, 2018. Ben was born in Greenville, SC, graduated from DW Daniel High School, and lived in Central most of his life. He was a jack-of-all trades who worked many jobs including landscaping, construction, and food service, and...
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Myrtis Gillespie Posey

November 16, 1938 - February 13, 2018

Myrtis Virginia Gillespie Posey, 79, widow of Clyde Wesley Posey died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Aaron Thomas and Bessie Marie Whitlock Gillespie. Myrtis was a former employee of Pratt Read and Company of Central and Clemson University. She was a member of Bishop Branch Baptist Church. Myrtis loved...
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Helene K. Benson

August 5, 1927 - February 12, 2018

Helene Antonia "Toni" Kraus Benson died on February 12, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. She was born on August 5, 1927 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, to Edward Louis Kraus and Anna Corey Kraus. She is survived by her sons Richard (Leslie) and Eric (Lisa); grandchildren Ted (Grace), Alex, Stephanie, James, Kenneth and Corey (Michelle) Benson, and Emily (Will) Martin; 3 great-grandchildren Everest...
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Robert S. Lambert

February 7, 1920 - February 10, 2018

Dr. Robert Stansbury Lambert, age 98, of Clemson, SC, died February 10, 2018. Dr. Lambert was born in New York, NY, the son of Robert Brightwell Lambert and Dorothy Lambert. He grew up in Rutherford, NJ, and graduated from Carson Long Military Academy, New Bloomfield, PA. He earned his B. A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1942. In World War II he served as first lieutenant,...
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Maxcy Brooks Patterson

January 3, 1926 - February 10, 2018

Maxcy Brooks Patterson, 92, widower of Kathleen Howell Patterson, died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC. Born in Lanford Station in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Charlton Boyd and Marguerite Fogle Patterson. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Infantry. He graduated from Clemson College in 1949. Prior to his retirement in 1987,...
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Carol Ann Riggins

February 1, 1972 - February 7, 2018

Carol Ann Huneycutt Riggins, 46, wife of Marcus Riggins, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at AnMed Health. Born in Australia, she was a daughter of Ben and Virginia Ralston Huneycutt of Seneca, SC. Carol Ann was a 1994 graduate of Clemson University and earned her Masters Degree at Clemson also. She started her teaching career at Central Elementary and then chose to take a break from...
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William T. Clayton

June 8, 1925 - February 5, 2018

William Thomas Clayton, 92, passed on to his heavenly home on Monday, February 5th, 2018. Bill was born in Central, SC in 1925 to Paul and Rachel Clayton. From an early age, he was interested in agriculture, regularly walking 5 miles to the family farm so that he could be involved in its daily activities. At 17 he enrolled in Clemson College, a military school at the time, to pursue a degree...
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Edwin Newton

September 22, 1925 - February 5, 2018

Edwin Newton Clemson Edwin Earl Newton, 92, husband of the late, Dorothy Moore Newton, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Mr. Newton was born in Pickens County and was a son of the late, Augustus Franklin and Julia Cornelia Greene Newton. He was self employed as a brick mason, was a veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corp and a member of Pickens View Wesleyan...
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Bonnie Chapman Bowen

August 17, 1932 - February 2, 2018

Bonnie Chapman Bowen, 85, widow of Robert Luther Bowen, died Friday, February 2, 2018 at Fleetwood Rehab in Easley. Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late Elijah and Estella Rice Chapman. Bonnie was a graduate of Central High School and was a charter member of East Clemson Baptist Church. Bonnie was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving are sons, Bob Bowen...
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Harry Barnes

January 26, 1944 - February 2, 2018

Harry Barnes Central Harry Lyvon Barnes, 74, husband of the late, Janice Mae Posey Barnes, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Mr. Barnes was born in Pickens County and was a son of the late, Radford C. and Iola Heaton Barnes. He worked in the textile industry for many years and retired from Masterweave. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and was a member of...
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Betty Long

December 16, 1925 - February 1, 2018

Betty Dickson Long of 108 Mitchell Ave, Clemson, South Carolina passed away peacefully Thursday. Aged 92, the wife of the late Jim T. Long, will be remembered as a special soul who deeply cared for those around her. Born in Piedmont on December 16th, 1925. Betty spent her formative years in Piedmont, Montreal and Greensboro, N.C. Returning to graduate from Piedmont High School where she met...
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Sallie Louella Evatt

December 3, 1916 - February 1, 2018

Sallie Louella Evatt died on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Lila Doyle Nursing Center in Seneca, SC. She was born in Central, SC to the late Talmage and Sophia Koon Evatt and remained a life long resident of Central. She was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church where she served as church treasurer for 34 years and a children's Sunday School teacher. She graduated from Southern Wesleyan...
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Dorothy "Dot" Dillard

March 12, 1934 - January 31, 2018

Dorothy "Dot" Beatrice Dillard, 83, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at her home. Born in Pickens County, Dot was the daughter of the late Samuel Cox and Beatrice King Dillard. She was a graduate of Central High School and was a retired accountant in the Payroll Department at Clemson University. Dot was a member of First Baptist Church of Central. Surviving are her brother, Samuel A. ...
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Frances Snipes

November 30, 1928 - January 30, 2018

Frances Stephenson Snipes, 89, widow of David "Doc" Snipes died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Clemson Downs. Born in Angier, NC, she was the daughter of the late Irving Joseph and Elbertine Patty Stephenson. Frances was a 1950 graduate of UNC Greensboro (formerly Women's College) and earned her Masters Degree from Furman University. She taught math at R. C. Edwards Junior High School and...
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Edith Mae White

May 6, 1924 - January 29, 2018

Edith Mae Gillespie White, 93, widow of Glenn Evans White, Sr., died Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Jane Whitlock Gillespie. Edith was an employee of Martin Sausage Company for over 20 years and a member of Refuge Baptist Church. Surviving are sons, Glenn E. White, Jr and Gloria. of...
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Dorothy Ballenger Hurley

June 29, 1920 - January 29, 2018

Dorothy Ballenger Hurley, 97, widow of Hugh G. Hurley, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Richard Campbell Veteran's Nursing Home in Anderson, SC. Born in Saluda, NC, she was a daughter of the late Alberry and Pearl Pace Ballenger. Dorothy was a nurse with the USNavy during WWII. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Clemson. Surviving are daughters, Margaret Hurley of Clemson,...
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Rafael Lewis

April 14, 1971 - January 26, 2018

Rafael Lewis Pendleton Rafael G. Lewis, 46, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Rainey Hospice in Anderson. Mr. Lewis was born in Babylon, NY and was a son of James C. Lewis of Pendleton and the late, Mildred Irene Hill Lewis. Surviving in addition to his father, are three sons, Raheen, Tyron and Tirec Lewis; one brother, James Kelvin Lewis and a step-brother, Donn Thomas; six...
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Leone Branham

September 27, 1911 - January 25, 2018

Leone K. Branham Seneca, SC Leone Krieger Branham has passed away at the age of 106. Beloved by all of her family, she will be missed. Raised in Minnesota, at the age of 18, she went to work for the government in Washington, DC. Later she married Emil Krieger, Captain in the Marine Corps. He died in combat and later she married the lawyer, Ernest Branham. She became his secretary...
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Pauline Hunnicutt

January 22, 1929 - January 25, 2018

Pauline Harden Hunnicutt, 89, widow of Amos Neal Hunnicutt, died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Ellenburg Nursing Center in Anderson. Born in Oconee County, she was a daughter of the late Robert S. and Maude Hanvey Harden. Pauline was a retired secretary with LaFrance Industries and a member of LaFrance Baptist Church. Surviving are brothers, Larry (Wanda) Harden of West Union and...
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William "Bill" Lehmann

April 7, 1945 - January 21, 2018

William "Bill" Alfred Lehmann, Sr., 72, husband of Mary Jean Henderson Lehmann, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at his home. Born in Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late Alfred H. and Melba Eileen Finley Lehmann. Bill was a homebuilder. Surviving in addition to his wife, is a son, Billy (Carmen) Lehmann of Seneca; daughter, Julie Lehmann of Seneca; grandchildren, Ashley Oliver, Jacob...
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Imogene Moore

January 22, 1934 - January 21, 2018

Imogene Moore Central Imogene Issaquenna Nations Moore, 83, wife of the late Charles H. Moore, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Moore was born in Central, and was the daughter of the late, James Edward and Mary Margaret Smith Nations. She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Surviving are four sons, Charles Ray Moore (Annie) of Dacusville,...
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George A. Schaller

July 9, 1924 - January 20, 2018

George A. Schaller, 93, husband of the late, Phyllis Earlene Airesman Schaller, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Clemson Downs. Born in Newark, OH, he was the son of the late, George Levi Schaller and Ruth Lucille Thompson Schaller Dodd. He was a retired accountant from Columbia Gas of Ohio and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Serving on the USS Pensacola, he received the Purple Heart...
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Wanda Goodman

February 14, 1929 - January 19, 2018

Wanda Goodman Clemson Wanda Irene Myers Goodman, 88, beloved wife and mother, died at Clemson Downs in Clemson, SC on Friday, January 19. Born February 14, 1929 to L. Vaughn Myers and Treva Dawn Current Myers in Redkey, Indiana, she married Robert P. Goodman in 1948. She greatly enjoyed working in the university setting, first at her beloved Clemson University and later at the University...
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Ronald J. Mammano

July 16, 1950 - January 18, 2018

Ronald J. Mammano Clemson, SC Ronald John Mammano, 67, husband of Joann Hurajt Mammano, died Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Born in Newark, NJ, he was a son of the late Joseph and Jenny Grasso Mammano. Ron was a former resident of Brick, NJ and a manager/broker for 25 years with Weichert Realtors. After relocating to Clemson, he worked as a real estate agent with...
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Tilla Williamon

June 19, 1915 - January 17, 2018

Tilla Williamon Seneca, SC Tilla Hall Williamon, 102, wife of the late Paul Silas Williamon, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at The Residences at Park Place in Seneca. Mrs. Williamon was born in Charleston, SC and was a daughter of the late Marcellus C. and Tilla Peeples Hall. She was retired from Clemson University and was a founding member of Clemson Presbyterian Church. ...
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Patricia "Pat" Geldard

July 31, 1943 - January 17, 2018

Patricia von Fischer Geldard,74, wife of John F. Geldard, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late William and Cordelia Thacker von Fischer. Pat was a 1965 graduate of DePauw University and earned a Masters Degree from University of Illinois in 1967. She was retired Speech Pathologist with Anderson-Oconee Speech...
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James David Miller

February 8, 1957 - January 14, 2018

James D. Miller Townville, SC James David Miller, 60, died suddenly on Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was born in Columbia, SC, to the late William Henderson Miller and Doris Taylor Boyd. Jim was employed at Plastic Omnium for seven years. He enjoyed classic cars, Clemson football games and spending time with his kids and grandchildren. Jim is survived by his wife, Darcie Rodney...
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Doris Skelton

May 25, 1943 - January 13, 2018

Doris Skelton Clemson Doris Frances Skelton, 74, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her home. Miss Skelton was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of Earlene Martin Skelton of Clemson and the late, William Dennis Skelton. She was an administrator with Duke Power Company and a member of Clemson First Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her mother, are two daughters,...
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Thomas Davis, Jr.

August 2, 1929 - January 13, 2018

The Rev. Thomas C. Davis of Clemson, SC, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Anderson, SC, surrounded by family. He had retired as rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Clemson. Rev. Davis was born in Laceyville, PA., August 21, 1929 , a son of Thomas C. Davis Sr. and Frances Harrison Davis. He graduated from Laceyville High School with the Class of 1947. He attended Washington and Lee...
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Calvin Brock

June 6, 1936 - January 12, 2018

Calvin Brock Anderson William Calvin Brock, 81, husband of Lois Leopard Brock, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at his home. Mr. Brock was born in Anderson County and was a son of the late, Frank Brock, Sr. and Cora Mae Richey Brock. He was owner of Clemson Body Shop and loved to work with his cows on his farm. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran. Surviving in addition to his wife...
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Frank Glotfelty

July 28, 1933 - January 11, 2018

Frank Glotfelty Clemson Frank Wade Glotfelty, 84, husband of Jessica Glace Glotfelty, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Mr. Glotfelty was born in Berwyn, IL and was a son of the late Frank E. and Katheryn Morton Glotfelty. He graduated from the University of Miami and was in real estate and retail sales and was a U. S. Army veteran. In...
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Fred Holladay

August 30, 1936 - January 9, 2018

Fred Holladay Central David Fredrick Holladay, 81, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at AnMed Health Cannon in Pickens. Mr. Holladay was born in Pickens County and was a son of the late, King David and Eleise Barrett Holladay. He was formerly a car salesman with Pendleton Ford Motor Company and later owned a used car dealership. He had served as a fireman with Clemson University...
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Geraldine Mahaffey Brooks

December 13, 1920 - January 8, 2018

Geraldine Mahaffey Brooks (Sadge), age 97, passed away peacefully at home in Pendleton, SC, on January 8, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Thomas E. Mahaffey and Francis Miller Mahaffey. She was born on December 13, 1920 in Warren, PA. On November 8, 1942 she married the love of her life, William E. Brooks, to whom she was married for 42 years. Sadge was a devoted and active member of...
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George Merritt Polk, Jr.

June 21, 1925 - January 7, 2018

George M. Polk, Jr. Clemson, SC Born in Independence, Missouri in 1925, George was the son of the late Dr. George Merritt Polk, M.D. and Agnes Annabell Messersmith Polk. After serving as an Army Medic during WWII, he graduated from the University of Kansas, married Sarah Jane Belt in 1949 and earned a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Oklahoma. They lived for the...
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Ann Marie Pompi

November 28, 1947 - January 7, 2018

Ann Marie Roy Pompi, 70, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home in Six Mile, SC. Born in North Adams, MA, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Edna Neal Roy. Ann was an artist, who in her later years enjoyed painting, sketching, and decorating her home in Six Mile. She loved life and was a source of comfort and support to all who knew her. She was passionate about politics, a wearer...
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Wanda Sue McCall Willis

May 14, 1949 - January 6, 2018

Wanda Sue Willis Central, SC Wanda Sue McCall Willis, 68, wife of Rev. Dewain G. Willis, died Saturday, January 6, 2018. Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late J.R. and Bessie Pauline Rogers McCall. In addition to being a housewife, Wanda was a faithful mother and pastor's wife. She was a member of Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy. Surviving in addition to her...
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Charlotte June Roberts

June 7, 1926 - January 4, 2018

Charlotte June Trombla Roberts, 91, widow of Carleton Whitman Roberts and former resident of Clemson, SC, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Manitowoc, WI, she was a daughter of the late Elsa Rose Schreiber Trombla and William Gilbert Trombla, Sr. She graduated from Lincoln High School; worked in Washington, DC during and after WWII; then graduated with a...
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James Edward Bragg

August 2, 1946 - January 4, 2018

James Edward Bragg, 71, husband of Judy Wardlaw Bragg, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at AnMed Health. Born in Greenville County, he was a son of Syble Craft Bragg of Greenville and the late Ralph Edward Bragg. He was a former Supervisor with Calders Brothers in Greenville. He was a graduate of Hillcrest High School and earned an Associate Degree from Tri County Tech. James was a member...
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Mark Malmgren

September 17, 1948 - December 29, 2017

Mark Cooper Malmgren, 69, of Clemson, passed away at home on December 29th, 2017. Born in Yellow Springs, Ohio on September 17th, 1948, he was the son of Conrad and Norma Jean Malmgren. He is survived by his wife Patricia; his three children; Kerri Malmgren, Daniel Malmgren and his wife Zinfa, Kathleen Peterson and her husband Bryan; his brother John Malmgren, his sister Jeanne Malmgren;...
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Edna Craig

March 25, 1930 - December 28, 2017

Edna Craig Central Edna Pauline Owens Craig, 87, wife of the late, Harold E. Craig, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Craig was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late, Clayton B. and Ollie Gillespie Owens. She was retired from Clemson University and was a member of Cannon Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Tony...
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Gerald Ciufo

June 15, 1950 - December 25, 2017

Gerald Ciufo N. Palm Beach FL Gerald Ciufo "Jerry" "Mr. Wonderful" 67, passed away on Christmas morning in N. Palm Beach, FL. Jerry was born in Rochester, NY and was predeceased by his loving parents, Philip and Antoinette Ciufo and a niece, Michelle. He is survived by his sister and caregiver, Kathy (Carl) Broman of FL; brothers, Phil (Nola) Ciufo, Jim (Lynne)Cuifo, both of SC, Tom ...
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Frances Bostic Couch

April 12, 1923 - December 23, 2017

Frances Bostic Couch, 94, widow of Frank F. Couch, Sr. died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at her home in Atlanta. Born in Anderson County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Julius Virgil and Roxie McCrary Bostic. Frances was a graduate of Anderson Junior College. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. Surviving are her daughter, Julia Mehr and her...
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Mary Ann Bingenheimer

April 3, 1924 - December 22, 2017

Mary A. Bingenheimer died on December 22, 2017, at the age of 93 in Seneca, South Carolina. She was born on April 3, 1924 in Pocahontas, Illinois, to Theodore and Frances Schoeck Thalmann. She was a graduate of Illinois State University. She moved to Keowee Key with her late husband, L. Edwin Bingenheimer, in 1987. She is survived by three sons, Robert Bingenheimer of Yellow Springs, Ohio,...
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Davis T. Moorhead

September 12, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Retired US Army Reserve Colonel Davis "Dave" Tatum Moorhead died December 21, 2017 at Clemson Downs Nursing Home in Clemson, SC. The son of the late Charles and Annie Moorhead, Dave was born September, 1929 in Orlando, Florida. Beginning in 1954, Dave began Federal Service with the US Patent & Trademark Office in Washington DC where he worked for twenty-six years. Dave achieved designation as...
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Mary Alice Rawson

April 25, 1924 - December 20, 2017

Mary Alice Reifsteck Rawson, 93, entered into heaven on Dec 20, 2017. She was born in Champaign Illinois on April 25, 1924. She was preceded in death by her father William L. Reifsteck, mother Lydia Caroline Heimberger Reifsteck, 3 brothers and 3 sisters and her husband of 52 years, Robert D. Rawson. She graduated from Champaign, Illinois High School, attended Burnham City Hospital Nursing...
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William Carl Nettles

December 21, 1934 - December 18, 2017

William Carl Nettles, Jr., 82, husband of Jean McGonigal Nettles, passed away at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, GA on December 18, 2017 after a brief illness. Born December 1934 in Clemson, SC to William Carl Nettles, Sr. and Ruby Stevenson Nettles, he attended and graduated from Calhoun-Clemson High School, Clemson University (BS Chemistry, MS Entomology), and Rutgers University (PhD...
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Senorita Kramarenko

December 22, 1936 - December 17, 2017

Senorita Kramarenko Central, SC Senorita Oganova Kramarenko, 80, of Central, SC, widow of Gennadiy W. Kramarenko, died Sunday, December 17, 2017 at her home. Born in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, she was a daughter of the late Arkadiy Aleksandrovich and Zinaida Mirzoevna Oganov. She went to Turkmen University and earned a PhD in mathematics and physics at the Academy of Science of the USSR....
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John Young

September 4, 1921 - December 14, 2017

John W. Young, Jr. Tiger, GA John William Young, Jr., 97, formerly of Central, died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Cannonwood Villas in Tiger, GA. Born in Bethlehem, PA, he was a son of the late John William and Helen Gertrude Lynn Young. John was a 1943 graduate of Clemson College and was a retired Lt Col in the US Air Force. Following retirement from the Air Force he worked in Research...
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Roger Best Rollin

February 12, 1930 - December 10, 2017

Dr. Roger Best Rollin, 87, of Seneca, SC passed away peacefully at home with his wife, Lucy, by his side on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Roger was born on February 12, 1930, in McKeesport, PA, the only child of John William Rollin and Hazel Elizabeth (Best) Rollin. John Rollin was a man of humble beginnings who, as a child, went to work at a grocery store and soon became manager. John worked with...
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Gayle Lynn Welever McBride

May 1, 1955 - December 8, 2017

Gayle Lynn Welever McBride, 62 wife of William F McBride died peacefully in her home December 8, 2017. Born in Akron, Ohio she was the eldest daughter of the late Donald Eugene Welever and Ruth Juan Welever Sliger. Gayle grew up in Hudson, Ohio attending Hudson high school where she was involved in the marching band, theater and Girl Scouts. After high school, she move to Ann Arbor,...
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Donald Eugene Quattlebaum

July 26, 1934 - December 8, 2017

Donald (Don) Eugene Quattlebaum, 83 of Pendleton, SC, husband of Opal Holder Quattlebaum died on December 8th, 2017. Born in Chester, SC he was the son of Martha Garrison Quattlebaum and Edgar Ridgell Quattlebaum. Don was a dairy farmer for more than 38 years, during which he also served as the national chairman of the Young Farmer's Association. After selling their family farm, Don owned...
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Kenneth Bell

March 15, 1922 - December 7, 2017

Kenneth Bell Seneca Kenneth R Bell's Spirit, at age of 95, left this world on December 7, 2017. He was predeceased by Mary Timms Bell, his wife of fifty years and their daughter Beverly Cain. He is survived by their other three children, Brian Bell (Kay), Barrie Tyler (Michael), Brad Bell and son in law Dolfo Cain. He has four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Kenny...
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Byron Webb

February 2, 1934 - December 6, 2017

Byron Webb Clemson Dr. Byron Kenneth "Bud" Webb, 83, husband of the late Sybil Boatwright Webb, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Clemson Downs. Dr. Webb was born in Cross Anchor, SC and was the son of the late John Walker and Cora Smith Webb. He was a Professor and Chair of the Agricultural Engineering Department and Dean of the Cooperative Extension Service at Clemson...
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Larry Atkinson

August 25, 1946 - December 1, 2017

Larry Atkinson Clemson Lawrence Frierson (Larry) Atkinson died on Dec. 1 in Clemson. He was born on Aug. 25, 1946, in Anderson to Aldrich and Catherine Dubose Atkinson, and lived almost all of his life in Clemson. He retired from Duke Energy after a long and fulfilling career, primarily at Oconee Nuclear Station. Larry loved life, history, Spitoono, the RPAA, reading, music, the Esso Club...
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Clifton H. Mudge

December 29, 1930 - November 25, 2017

"His Lord said unto him, well done, thou good and faithful servant." Matthew 25:21 Clifton Holmes Mudge of Central, SC, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Father-in- Law left his earthly family to join his Heavenly Father and his Savior on November 25th, 2017. Clif was born December 29th, 1930 in Providence, RI, to Harold and Marion Mudge. He graduated from the...
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McCarson Porter

May 23, 2015 - November 22, 2017

McCarson Porter Clinton McCarson Allen Porter, 2, son of Nicholas Allen Porter and Shannon Tipton Smith, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. McCarson was born in Greenville County and his family are members of Fants Grove Baptist Church in Pendleton, SC. Surviving in addition to his parents, are a brother, Drayton Porter; step sisters, Alyssa Riley and Aubree Reese; ...
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Joseph Nowlin Boaz

July 20, 1917 - November 20, 2017

Joseph N. Boaz Asheville, NC Joseph Nowlin Boaz died November 20, 2017 in Asheville, NC at age 100. A service celebrating his extraordinary life will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Pendleton Presbyterian Church in Pendleton, South Carolina. Mr. Boaz is survived by son John H. Byrd, Jr (Ellen Clarke) and daughter Jane Byrd Melton (Dan); grandchildren John H. Byrd...
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Harold Esler

November 9, 1952 - November 17, 2017

Harold Esler Central Harold Wellington "Happy" Esler, 65, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. Mr. Esler was born in San Diego, CA, and was a son of the late, Clifford M. Esler, Jr. and Helen Jones Esler. He was a general contractor and master craftsman. Surviving are two sons, Ryan Esler and his wife, Tabatha Sais-Harber of Central and Jamie Esler of San Diego, CA; two daughters,...
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Harles Hardin Carter, Jr.

May 28, 1922 - November 15, 2017

Dr. Harles Harden Carter, Jr., formerly of Camden, Arkansas died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Clemson Downs. Born in Crockett County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Eliza Holland Eason Carter and Harles Harden Carter, Sr. He was a graduate of University of Tennessee and earned his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from University of Arkansas. He was a licensed Pharmacist for many years and...
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Patricia Owens Van Romer

July 27, 1940 - November 12, 2017

Patricia Ann Owens Hill Van Romer, 77, of Belton, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Eunice Sargent Owens. She was a graduate of Pendleton High School and was a life long member of Six & Twenty Baptist Church. She was a retired employee of Blair Mills in Belton. She is survived by her son...
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Jerry N. Whittle

January 10, 1947 - November 10, 2017

Jerry N. Whittle Rushton, LA Jerry Whittle was born on January 10, 1947 in Seneca, South Carolina, and passed away on November 10, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delzie Cleo McGuffin Whittle and Ambus "Pat" Whittle; his sister, Patsy Louise Whittle; and by his first wife, Karin Winkle Whittle. He is survived by his beloved wife of 34...
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Marlene Lawrence Senchuk

February 9, 1947 - November 9, 2017

Marlene Lawrence Senchuk, 70, of Six Mile, died Thursday, November 9, 2017. Born in Chester, SC, she was a daughter of the late Charles E. and Iris Arnold Lawrence. Marlene was a graduate of Wagener High School and a Licensed Practical Nurse. Surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth Grant and her fiancé, Craig Martin of Six Mile; brother, Cecil Lawrence of Westminster and two grandsons,...
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DeV Doyle

November 30, 1922 - November 8, 2017

DeV Doyle Clemson Dorothy "DeV" DeVaughn Dent Doyle passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 8, 2017. She is survived by her children, Deborah Dent, Douglas (Rita) Dent and stepchildren, Claudia Redfern, Gwen (Ron) Jones and Trish (Tom) Kossick. DeV is predeceased by her parents, Marcellus and Mary DeVaughn, her brother, Jack DeVaughn, her daughter, Alison (Stephen) Kerrigan and...
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Carolyn Trotter

July 14, 1944 - November 8, 2017

Carolyn Trotter Central Carolyn Jeanette Moser Trotter, 73, wife of Douglas F. Trotter, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at AnMed. Mrs. Trotter was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late, James Milton and Eunice Frances Wilson Moser. She worked in the cafeteria at Edwards Middle School and was a member of Central Church of God. Surviving in addition to her...
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Herbert Macmurphy III

August 6, 1944 - November 1, 2017

Herbert E. Macmurphy III Seneca, SC Herbert Edward "Mac" Macmurphy III, age 73, formerly of Sullivan's Island, SC passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at his home in Seneca. Born in Newton, North Carolina, Mr. Macmurphy was a son of the late Herbert Edward Macmurphy, Jr. and the late Mayme Warlick Macmurphy. He graduated from AC Flora High School and Wofford College, was an Eagle Scout...
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Calvin Gene Hangebrauck

October 28, 1925 - October 25, 2017

Calvin Gene Hangebrauck (91) passed away on October 25, 2017, at Hospice of the Foothills in Seneca, SC. Calvin was born on October 28, 1925, and grew up in Waukegan, IL. He served his country as a member of the Mighty Eighth Air Force who occupied Germany at the conclusion of World War II. He married Rita Christenson, and they raised their six kids in Wildwood, IL. He met his second wife...
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Rebecca "Becky" Elizabeth Atkinson

December 27, 1947 - October 24, 2017

Rebecca Elizabeth "Becky" Atkinson, 69, daughter of the late Aldrich A. and Catherine Dubose Atkinson, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at AnMed Health. Becky was born in Anderson, SC and raised in the Clemson area. She was a 1968 graduate of D.W. Daniel High School and earned an Associate Degree in Nursing at Clemson University and was a Registerd Nurse for over 39 years at AnMed Health. She...
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Lori Brown

January 22, 1961 - October 18, 2017

Lori Laviolette Brown January 22, 1961 – October 18, 2017 Lori Laviolette Brown, age 56, passed away peacefully in her sleep after battling cancer on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at her home in Abita Springs, Louisiana. Lori was born on January 22, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Edward Laviolette Sr. and Lois "Debbie" Laviolette. She was raised in Metairie, Louisiana and attended Grace...
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Winifred Pettis Argano

June 23, 1929 - October 16, 2017

Winifred Pettis Argano, 88, widow of Liborio Mariano Argano, died Monday, October 16, 2017 at Pruitt Health, Six Mile. Born in Richmond, VA, she was a daughter of the late Dr. James B. and Winifred Graham Tinsley Pettis. She was a longtime resident of Spencer, NY and retired as a purchasing agent with the Department of Aging in Hauppauge, Suffolk County, NY. She was a 1951 graduate of...
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Margaret Sparks Spearman

January 1, 1936 - October 15, 2017

Margaret Sparks Spearman, 81, widow of Norville B. Spearman, died Sunday, October 15, 2017 at her home. Born in Spartanburg, SC, she was a daughter of the late Rev. James J. and Delilah Cheves Sparks. She earned an Associate Degree from Anderson College and was a homemaker, wife and mother. Margaret was a member of Clemson Presbyterian Church. Surviving are sons, Brig (Lynn) Spearman of...
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J. Alex Hash

May 9, 1930 - October 14, 2017

Dr. J. Alex Hash Asheville, NC Dr. J. Alex Hash, 87, professor emeritus at Clemson University, died 10/14/2017 at his home in the assisted living center at The Laurels of Summit Ridge. Dr. Hash formerly lived at home in Central, SC and in assisted living in Memphis, TN. A native of Independence, VA he was the son of the late Charles G. Hash and Christie Halsey Hash. Dr. Hash was a...
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Clyde Leonard Parks

November 3, 1928 - October 12, 2017

Clyde Leonard Parks, PhD, 88, husband of Erma Harden Parks, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at AnMed Health in Anderson, SC. Born in Mulberry, TN, he was a son of the late Samuel W. and Katie Pauline Reed Parks. Leonard earned his BS Degree from Tennessee Tech, his Masters from Auburn University and his PhD from Texas A&M. He came to Clemson University in 1969 and retired as Professor...
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David Wallace Bullock

May 13, 1951 - October 10, 2017

David Wallace Bullock, 66, husband of Elaine Freeman Bullock, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Leland, Mississippi, he was a son of the late James Wallace and Freda Dean Bullock. David was a 1969 graduate of Valdosta High School and a 1973 graduate of Valdosta State College. Following his graduation he was a science teacher at Valdosta High School. He...
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Blanche Tinsley Jackson

November 6, 1927 - October 9, 2017

Blanche Elizabeth Tinsley Jackson went home to be with the Lord on October 9, 2017, at Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson, SC. She was born on November 6, 1927, to the late Mattie Bell Gordon Tinsley Merck and the late Fred Tinsley. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Leroy Merck. She was a 1946 graduate of Central High School in Central, SC where she was named Central Miss...
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Julia McClaran

November 28, 1960 - October 8, 2017

Julia McClaran Central Julia Iola Golden McClaran, 56, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Born in Fort Bragg, NC, she was a daughter of Imogene Merck Golden Head of Central and the late, Foyle "Pete" Golden. She graduated from Daniel High School, received a bachelor of science degree from Bob Jones University and an associates degree in nursing from Greenville...
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Pat Wilson

December 2, 1945 - October 6, 2017

Pat Wilson Central Patricia "Pat" Duncan Wilson, wife of the late, James Garrison Wilson, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Wilson was born in Whitmire, SC and was the daughter of the late, Oren Cecil Duncan and Minnie Estelle McMillan Duncan South. She attended Furman University worked for J. P. Stevens in Clemson for many years and retired...
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Peggy Joyce Phillips

November 3, 1941 - October 5, 2017

Peggy Joyce Oliver Phillips, 75, wife of Sam P. Phillips died, Thursday, October 5, 2017 at AnMed Health in Anderson, SC. Born in Greer, SC, she was a daughter of the late Curtis Lee and Addie Robinson Oliver. She was a graduate of Greer High School and was a retired employee with West Point Stevens, Clemson Plant. She was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her...
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Zain Thomas Haney

November 8, 1993 - September 26, 2017

Zain Thomas Haney, 23, of Clemson died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from injuries related to an accident. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of Tracie Jeanes Barlow of Clemson and Robert Paul Haney of Piedmont, SC. Zain was a graduate of West Oak High School and attended Tri County Technical College. He was a landscaper and worked with Matt's Grading and Landscaping Company. Surviving...
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Rickey Carver

March 7, 1953 - September 23, 2017

Rickey Carver Central Rickey E. Carver, 64, of Central, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville. Mr. Carver was born in Oconee County and was the son of the late, Lee Ronald and Margie Goss Carver. He was a master plumber and electrician with Beckwith Plumbing Company in Clemson and attended Five Point Church in Easley. Surviving are his wife,...
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Larry Norman Gambrell

January 31, 1958 - September 22, 2017

Larry Norman Gambrell, 59, formerly of Central, died Friday, September 22, 2017 in Charleston, SC. Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Pelham and Betty Mae Collins Gambrell. He is survived by one son, Anthony; two daughters, Monica and Shannon all of Easley; brother, Jerry Gambrell of Central; sister, Nellie Carr of Liberty; and 2 grandchildren. The family will conduct a...
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Thelma Townsend Tyndall

May 8, 1921 - September 21, 2017

Thelma Townsend Tyndall, age 96, passed away peacefully at home September 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and devoted caregiver. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Elmer N. "Newt" Tyndall, her son John F. Hazzard, her parents Walter Pierson Townsend and Olive Johnson Townsend, and her brother Wallace P. Townsend. She was also preceded in death by her first husband,...
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Carl Chappell

September 29, 1929 - September 9, 2017

Carl Chappell Liberty Carlous Hueston Chappell, 87, husband of the late Annie Bell Lackey Chappell, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at his home. Mr. Chappell was born in Pickens County and was a son of the late Elec Cleman Randolph and Katie Angeline Stewart Chappell. He was a painter with American Enka, loved hunting, fishing and cow farming and was of the Baptist faith. ...
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Valerie Anne Paynter

April 19, 1939 - September 4, 2017

Valerie Anne Paynter Clemson, SC Valerie Anne Griffiths Paynter, 78, widow of Malcolm James Benjamin Paynter died Monday, September 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Walsall, England, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Annie Coley Griffiths. She graduated with honors in 1960 from London University where she earned her BSc in Chemistry and her PhD in Plant...
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Charles "Spoon" Huggins

February 4, 1949 - August 27, 2017

Charles W. "Spoon" Huggins II Starr, SC Charles Witherspoon Huggins, 68, husband of Betty Ann Marvin Huggins, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his home. He was a native of Bishopville, SC. He was a son of the late Mary Lois Stokes and Charles Witherspoon Huggins I. He attended Clemson University prior to spending his whole career in Law Enforcement and the Court system. He worked...
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Ann Church

October 27, 1952 - August 27, 2017

Ann Church Central Ann Karen Hilliard Church, 64, wife of Charles "Mike" Church, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Ann was born in Clearwater, FL, and was a daughter of the late Robert Donald and Barbara Ann Hamm Hilliard. She was a special education teacher at West Franklin Elementary School in Anderson District Five for many years and...
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Ruth Browning

November 24, 1939 - August 25, 2017

Ruth Browning Central Ruth Ellen Wagner Browning, 77, wife of Wandle Buzz Browning, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Browning was born in Greenville, and was a daughter of the late, Robert Nathaniel and Ann Lee Moore Wagner. She was a licensed practical nurse and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Seneca. Surviving are a son, Robert...
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Rachel Fisher Herb

April 29, 1922 - August 20, 2017

Rachel F. Herb, 95, of Clemson, died August 20. Born in Mohnton, PA, she was a daughter of the late Andrew J. Fisher and Edith Hart Fisher. She graduated from Mohnton High School as valedictorian. She was a supervisor at the RM Palmer Co. of Reading, PA, and was the president of the Women's Management Club there. Other community services included the presidency of the YWCA and also trustee and...
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Barbara Ann Fuerst

August 13, 1935 - August 18, 2017

Barbara Ann Fuerst, 82 years of age, wife of the late Fred F. Fuerst, passed away August 18, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by family. Barbara was born on August 13, 1935, in Rochester, NY, to the late H. Robert & Grace K. Johnson. Barbara attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she met & married Fred. Surviving are three children, Kathleen Carney (John) of Sunset, SC; Nancy...
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Leo Smith

June 22, 1934 - August 16, 2017

Leo Smith Clemson Leo R. Smith went home to be with Lord on August 16th, 2017. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on June 22nd, 1933. The son of WWI veteran and Union Pacific Railroad Engineer, John N. Smith, and his wife, Irene Gibbons. Leo learned the value of hard work as a paper boy, and working on a railroad bridge and building gang. Drafted by the Army during the Korean War, he built...
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Richard Allen Wenglarz

January 28, 1940 - August 14, 2017

Dr. Richard Allen Wenglarz Seneca, SC Dr. Richard Allen Wenglarz, 77, of Seneca, SC, went on to be with the Lord on August 14, 2017. Richard, a native of East Peoria, Illinois was a son of the late John and Marie Wenglarz, and brother to the now Marilyn Jean Lester (Jim) of East Peoria, and Madelyn Carole Harrison (Jim) of Kingwood, Texas. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara...
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Edwin A. Freeman

May 2, 1928 - August 7, 2017

Edwin Armistead Freeman of Clemson, SC, passed away on August 7, 2017. A Professor Emeritus of Music at Clemson University (1969-1996), Ed's musicianship touched the lives of many students and colleagues through his teaching, composing, and performing. Over the years he wrote many musical arrangements for the Clemson Tiger Band, including "Eye of the Tiger," still played regularly for Clemson...
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Sandra Robbins

August 27, 1953 - July 28, 2017

Sandra Robbins Central Sandra "Sandy" Smith Robbins, 63, wife of the late, Joel Edward Robbins III, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017. Sandy was born in Sacramento, CA and was a daughter of Faye Chapman Smith of Seneca and the late J. D. Smith, Jr. She was retired from Michelin Tire Corporation and was a member of Seneca Wesleyan Church. Surviving in addition to her mother, are a...
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Constance Hargate Wardlaw

January 30, 1925 - July 26, 2017

Constance Irene Hargate Wardlaw, 92, widow of Raymond J. Wardlaw, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC. Connie was born in Gastonia, NC, the daughter of the late William Henry and Della Elizabeth Spearman Hargate. She was a retired employee with Jacobs Chucks and had previously worked at Pratt Read Company in Central. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist...
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Loyd A. Guffee

August 26, 1925 - July 25, 2017

Loyd Alfred Guffee, 91, the loving husband for 70 years of Minnie Glenn Guffee, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at AnMed Health. Born in McAdenville, NC, he was the son of the late Henry Alvin and Bulah Potts Guffee. Mr. Guffee retired after over 30 years of service in Textile Research with the USDA at Clemson. He was a member for over 58 years of Pendleton United Methodist Church and was very...
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Ralph P. Bryant

October 25, 1929 - July 25, 2017

Ralph Preston Bryant, 87, of Anderson, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Pickens County, the son of the late Clarence and Mamie Holliday Bryant. Ralph was a retired employee with Kemet Industries and was of the Baptist faith. After his retirement he loved spending time on his pontoon boat fishing. ...
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Willie Chiles Martin

January 4, 1921 - July 24, 2017

Willie Chiles Martin, wife of the late John Campbell Martin, died on 24 July 2017. Willie was a native of Bradley SC, daughter of the late John Hearst and Emma Eleanor Monroe Chiles. She received BA and MA degrees from Clemson University, where Willie was a member of Phi Kappa Phi. She was privileged to have been an adjunct instructor at Tri County Technical College. She enjoyed volunteering...
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Marie Cuneo Roberts

June 7, 1941 - July 23, 2017

Marie Cuneo Roberts, 76, died Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Clemson Downs Health Care Center. Born in Camden, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Joyce Cuneo. Marie retired following 37 years as the Association Manager for the Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association. She was of the Catholic faith. She was an avid tennis player, enjoyed traveling and playing cards. She was an...
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