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Fred Bennie Ashmore

Location: Greer, SC
June 19, 2018 - Fred Bennie Ashmore, 87, widower of Nancy Alice Burnette Ashmore, passed away June 19, 2018.

A native of Spartanburg County, son of the late Grady B. and Alice Parrot Ashmore, he was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a retired employee of J.P. Stevens and a member of Apalache Baptist Church.



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Benjamin Irwin Davis

Location: Wellford, SC
June 6, 2018 - Benjamin "Bennie" Irwin Davis, 83, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

A native of Spartanburg County, he was the son of the late Claude I. and Eunice Davis of Lyman and an employee of Springs Industries. He was a past master of Lyman Masonic Irving Southworth #350, a Shriner and a member of Hillbilly Motorcade.

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Virginia Ward Shirley

Location: Travelers Rest
June 14, 2018 - Virginia Ward Shirley, 86, widow of Paul Edward Shirley, Sr., passed away June 14, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Lewis and Clela Whitener Ward, she was a homemaker, a member of Greer First Baptist Church and Southern Bell Telephone Pioneer and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society.



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Emmett Bradford "Brad" Dailey

Location: Greer, SC
June 14, 2018 - Emmett Bradford "Brad" Dailey, 80, widower of Dolly Jean Snow Dailey, passed away June 14, 2018.

A native of Savannah, Georgia, son of the late Joseph A. and Glades Rhan Dailey, he was a retired employee of Celanese Corporation and was of the Methodist Faith.



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Charles Otis Ponder

Location: Greer, SC
June 12, 2018 - Charles Otis Ponder, 85, passed away June 12, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, son of the late T. Herman and Theota Hempley Ponder, he was a retired employee of General Electric, a member of the Hejaz Shrine and of the Baptist faith.


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Douglas Dillard Smith

June 11, 2018 - Douglas Dillard Smith, 67, passed away on June 11, 2018 at his home.

A native of Greer, son of the late Leo Bruce and Moise Dillard Smith, he was a retired employee of Cryovac, a U.S. Army Vietnam War and Korean War Veteran, retired from the U.S. Army Reserves and a member of Greer First Baptist Church.



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Doris Naomi Belcher Armstrong

Location: Greer, SC
June 8, 2018 - Doris Naomi Belcher Armstrong, 86, passed away at the home of her son on Friday, June 8, 2018.

Mrs. Armstrong was born July 19, 1931 in Spartanburg County, the eldest of ten children born to the late Clifton and Lois Clayton Belcher, a homemaker and member of Zoar United Methodist Church.

Doris was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and aunt.



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Sherry Lee Blackwell Lockaby

Location: Lyman
June 11, 2018 - Sherry Lee Blackwell Lockaby, 60, widow of James Riley Lockaby II, passed away June 11, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Rufus Lee and Gwen Dill Blackwell, she was a retired employee of Department of Motor Vehicles and a member of His Vineyard.



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Syble Craft Bragg

Location: Greenville
June 9, 2018 - Syble Craft Bragg, 95, widow of Ralph Edward Bragg passed away June 9, 2018. A native of Marshall, AL, daughter of the late William Collier Craft and Ruby Perry Craft, she was a retired employee of Union Carbide and a member of Five Forks Baptist Church.




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Robert E. Lee Slatton

Location: Greer, SC
June 7, 2018 - Robert E. Lee Slatton, 95, widower of Betty Jean Whitman Slatton, passed away June 7, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, he was a son of the late Jerry Arthur and Rosie Ella Cox Slatton; a retired employee of J. P. Stevens Victor Plant; a lifelong beekeeper and a member of Peoples Baptist Church.



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Mirian Verlin Turner Blackwell

Location: Duncan
June 2, 2018 - Miriam Verlin Turner Blackwell, 86, widow of Thomas Harold Blackwell, passed away on June 2, 2018.

A native of Startex, daughter of the late Willie Marvin and Comila Mae Smith Turner, she was a retired employee of Springs Industries and a member of Tucapau Baptist Church.



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Margaret Louise Steadman Edwards

Location: Greer, SC
May 31, 2018 - Margaret Louise Steadman Edwards, 98, widow of Robert Watson Edwards, passed away on May 31, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Beverly Steadman and Cora Steadman Monk, she was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.




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Ruth Anne-Morris McAninch

May 31, 2018 - Ruth Anne Morris McAninch, 43, passed away May 31, 2018.

A native of Estes Park, Colorado, she was the daughter of Jan Lee Morris (Jean Marie) of Denver, Colorado and Deborah Cairl Smith (Leslie) of Travelers Rest, SC, an employee of SC Works/ResCare and member of Praise Cathedral.



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Brent Damon Robinson

Location: Greer, SC
May 26, 2018 - Brent Damon Robison lost his battle with drug addiction on May 26, 2018.

He was 42 years old and the son of David and Renee Robison of Greer, SC; a 1994 graduate of Blue Ridge High School and most recently employed as a cook at Peggy's Diner #2 in Greer.

Brent enjoyed playing his guitar, listening to music and spending time with his "Sugarbear" (Alea) and nephew, Braylon Conwell.



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Judith Alexander Montgomery

Location: Greer, SC
May 26, 2018 - Judith Louise Alexander Montgomery, 79, wife of Victor M. Montgomery, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 26, 2018 at Manning Place in Greer following a long illness. A native of Shelby, NC, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Hoyle B. Alexander and Zelma Dixon Alexander.

She was a graduate of Fallston High School, Fallston, NC and attended Gardner Webb University. She and her husband lived in larger cities in Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas and Pennsylvania before moving to Greer.

Her working years took her many places, beginning in Spartanburg, as secretary with H. J. Theiler Company, as Office and Credit manager with Professional Leasing in Knoxville, TN, as Office Manager for Gertrude Gardner Real Estate in New Orleans, then as Office Manager for Stewart Title in Houston, TX. After moving to Greer, she worked as Administrative Assistant to the Director of the South Carolina Governors School of the Arts and as Office Manager for C. Dan Joyner Real Estate in Mauldin.

After she retired, she enjoyed many years as a homemaker and volunteered with Greer Community Ministries and Meals on Wheels. She and her husband of 47 years enjoyed traveling to many countries and riding motorcycles with the Gold Wing Motorcycle Club.

Her greatest joy was spending time with her son, grandchildren, and her large extended family. Judy was a wonderful hostess and cook who made her home a welcoming place for family and friends. Before her illness she was an active member of the Anglican Church.

She was a member of the Quota Club International in Knoxville, TN and a member of Beta Sigma Phi International in Greer.


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Oliver Adair Brewton, Sr.

Location: Greer, SC
May 25, 2018 - Oliver Adair Brewton Sr., 88, husband of Audrey Wilkerson Brewton, went to be with the Lord May 25, 2018.

A native of Greenville County, son of the late Clyde Earl and Geneva Edwards Brewton, he was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a retired employee of Delta Mills and a member of Apalache Baptist Church.




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Richard Rice Gudger

Location: Greer, SC
May 24, 2018 - Richard Rice Gudger, 94, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2018 at his home.

A longtime native of Candler, North Carolina, he was the son of the late James and Mary Rice Gudger.

Mr. Gudger was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII where he served in Normandy.

He was a member of Montmorenci United Methodist Church and an active and longtime member of Candler Lions Club. He had an avid love for golf, antiques, and great friends.



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Betty Jean Workman Walls

Location: Landrum
May 23, 2018 - Betty Jean Workman Walls, 85, widow of Ruben Lawrence "Larry" Walls, passed away May 23, 2018.

A native of Battle Creek, Michigan, daughter of the late James and Willard Jernigan Workman, she was a homemaker and a member of Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church.




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Robert Bob Allen Nestor

Location: Greer, SC
May 22, 2018 - Robert (Bob) Allen Nestor, 87, went home to be with the Lord on May 22, 2018.

A native of New Plymouth, Idaho, son of the late Emory W. and Gladys Viola Peterson Nestor, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

Mr. Nestor was a former teacher at Mauldin High School and Bob Jones University, former Public Relations Director at Boys Home of the South and retired from Greenville Technical College in December 2015.



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John David Gillespie

Location: Greer, SC
May 19, 2018 - John David Gillespie, 93, widower of Madaline Sutherland Gillespie, was called home to the Lord on May 19, 2018. He died peacefully at Greenville Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Gillespie was born on Nov. 7, 1924 in Greenville, SC, a son of the late John Gregg Gillespie and Cornelia Patton Gillespie, and Gertrude Miller Gillespie.
He was a devoted husband, son, brother, father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed gospel music, golf, humor and traveling.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served in World War II and the Korean War where he was the crew chief of then Lt. John Glenn.

Mr. Gillespie was a proud graduate of Furman University, earning a B.A. in History and a M.A. in Education. Education was a driving force in his life as he was a retired teacher of 30 years at Parker High School, where he taught Government and Economics. He was also the golf coach and was elected Senior Class Advisor for over 20 years.

His passion was found in serving as a church music leader, alongside of his late wife, in multiple Baptist churches including Slater, New Pisgah, Abner Creek, Grace, Pleasant Grove, Northwood, Friendship and Judson.


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