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Emilee Campbell
Belton, Feb. 23 - Mrs. Emilee Campbell, widow of the late R. L. Campbell, died at the home of her son, W. C. Campbell, four miles west of here last night, after a short illness with pneumonia. Mrs. Campbell lived to a ripe old age, being 86 years old. She lvied all her life in the neighborhood where she was born. A consistent member of the Baptist church from her childhood, she was always willing to do deeds of helpfulness to her neighbors when in need. Mrs. Campbell leaves seven children, all grown and useful citizens; J. H. Campbell, N. C. Campbell, J. B. Campbell, R. E. Campbell, M. M. Campbell and Mrs. W. O. Kay of this county, A. B. Campbell of McCormick. The funeral was held at Neals Creek church at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon, conducted by the Rev. E. L. White. Interment was in the cemetery there. (The State February 24, 1922)

E. U. Campbell

Ervin U. Campbell, 67, a well known resident of 1004 Glenwood Ave., and a member of Anderson City Council from Ward 7, died at 2:30 a.m. yesterday in the Anderson Hospital following an illness of only a few days.  Mr. Campbell was a native of Anderson County, and spent all of his life in the Anderson area.  A son of the late Lawrence T. and Mamie Lou Keasler Campbell, he was born July 20, 1898 in the New Prospect community, where he spent his early life.  For 42 years Mr. Campbell was associated with the Anderson Fertilizer Co., and at the time of his retirement was superintendent of the plant, a position he had filled for 23 years.Mr. Campbell, who received his education in the schools of the county and attended Clemson College, was for many years an active member of Concord Baptist Church, had served as a deacon and was a past chairman of the board.  He was also a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge, where he was a past master, and also was a past district deputy grand master.  Survivors:  widow, Mrs. Nettie Hembree Campbell; tow sons, E. Carroll Campbell and John A. Campbell of Anderson; two daughters, Mrs. W. T. Martin of Arlington, Va., and Miss Martha Campbell of Anderson; one brother, L. T. Campbell of Anderson; six sisters, Mrs. H. F. Carson of Belton, Mrs. Boyce F. Glenn, Mrs. Paul Hobsen, Mrs. Ruth Epperson, Mrs. W. W. King and Mrs. Fred McGregor, all of Anderson; 13 grandchildren, one of which, Dianna Gerfard, was reared in the home.  Three children, Larry Campbell, Mrs. Major Bolt and Mrs. Sam Gerrard, preceded him to the grave. Funeral services will be held from Concord Baptist Church at 4 p.m. today, the Rev. Alvin D. Wall and the Rev. D. Clarence Shirley officiating.  Burial will be in the Concord Cemetery.  Pallbearers:  Ralph Hembree, Prue Simpson, Boyce F. Glenn Jr., Dr. W. W. King Jr., Calvin Fowler and Mac McGregor.  Members of Hiram Masonic Lodge, the board of deacons of Concord Baptist Church and Anderson city officials will form the escort of honor.  The body is at Sullivan-King Mortuary, the family at the residence. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Ulysses Bowen
Got Word He was Dead
A few days ago a seaman, Ulysses Bowen was visiting home, Anderson , S.C. on leave, for a few days and while there the message arrived from the Navy Department telling of his death. (Source: DeWitt Era-Enterprise, March 26, 1942...contributed by Linda Rodriguez)

Carroll Campbell
Ervin Carroll Campbell, 74, of 4705 Great Oaks Drive, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at the Anderson Area Medical Center.  Born in Anderson, he was a retired U.S. Army veteran of World War II and later retired from the U.S. Air National Guard.  He was a retired employee of the U.S. Post Office and was a member of Concord Baptist Church. Surviving are widow, Thelma Bolt Campbell of the home; sons, Ervin Carroll "Butch" Campbell Jr. and Steve A. Campbell, both of Anderson; brother, Johnny A. Campbell of Andersn; sisters, Martha I. Campbell and Sybil C. Martin of Anderson; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchilren. He ws the son of the late Ervin Ucal and Nettie Hembree Campbell.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Campbell, and two sisters, Nelle Bolt and Annie Laura Gerrad.  Services are at 3 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel by the Rev. Bob Marcaurelle; burial will be in the Concord Baptist Church cemetery.  The family will receive reiends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.  The famiy is at the residence. Flowers are optional.  The family suggests emorials be made to Concord Baptist Church, 1012 Concord Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621 (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Lucy Taylor Belcher
Anderson, April 16 - Mrs. Lucy Taylor Belcher died this morning at the home of her brother, E. W. Tayler. Mrs. Belcher came here to visit her brother a little more than three weeks ago, and was taken seriously ill and has been gradually sinking for several days. Most of the married life of Mrs. Belcher was spent in this city, but when the only child, Robert Belcher, Jr., decided to make Greenville his home, Mr. and Mrs. Belcher sold their home here and went to Greenville. About a year ago Mr. Belcher died, and was buried in Greenville, and the interment of Mrs. Belcher will be in Greenville, by the side of her husband, Sunday afternoon. The Taylor family of Pendleton was one of the oldest and most prominent families in this section of the state. Of the immediate family of Mrs. Belcher, which was a large one, there are only two left, Mrs. Rosa Bacot of Charleston, now in her 87th year, and E. W. Taylor. (The State - April 17, 1921)

M. A. Cobb
Belton, April 14 - M. A. Cobb died at his home four miles west of Belton Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, after an illness of two or three days, in the 74th year of his age. Mr. Cobb was a just and honest man, a Christian, a good neighbor and citizen. He was a Confederate veteran and did valiant service in the army in the '60s. At the close of the war he returned to Anderson County and engaged in farming and did waht he could to rehabilitate the country. Mr. Cobb was married soon after the war to Miss Smith. Ten children were born to them, eight daughters and two sons - Mrs. J. T. King, Mrs. Charles Elgin, Mrs. Clarence Osborne of Anderson, Mrs. S. M. Major, L. R. Willingham of Belton, Mrs. Eugene Mitchell and Mrs. Mason of Westminster, Miss Cobb and C. L. Cobb of Ware Shoats. He had a son, Will Cobb, who died in the service in France after the armistice was signed. The funeral was held at Neal's Creek Church Sunday afternoon at 6 o'clock and was conducted by the Rev. W. B. Hawkins, after which the body was taken charge of by the Masons and was laid to rest with Masonic honors. (The State April 15, 1919)

Harry H. Copeland
STARR - Harry Holcombe Copeland, 65, of Route 1, died Sunday.  He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran.
Surviving are his widow, Thelma Evans Copeland; brothers, Charles W. Copeland of Warnef Robbins, GA., and Raymond R. Copeland of Anderson, sisters, Nora E. Moorhead and Ruth E. Singleton, both of Anderson, and Mamie Williams of Atlanta, GA., a halfbrother, James L. Copeland of Woodburn, Ore.  Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McDougalds North Chapel, burial in Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery with Masonic Rites.  (The Greenville News in December 1980...contributed by Andrew Staton)

Lawrence A. Campbell
Lawrence Augustus (Larry) Campbell, 27, well known young resident of 1005 Glenwood Ave., died at 12:08 a.m. yesterday in the Veterans Hospital in Columbia following several months illness.  Mr. Campbell, a native and lifelong resident of Anderson, was born July 23, 1934, a son of Ervin U. and Nettie Hembree Campbell.  He was a former manager of a local loan office, and a member of Concord Baptist Church of Anderson. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jo Ann richey Cambpell; two sons, Lawrence Jr., and Joseph Ervin Campbell, all of the home; two brothers, E. Carrol Campbell and John A. campbell, Anderson; and two sisters, Mrs. W. T. Martin of Greenville and Miss Martha Campbell of Anderson.  Funeral services will be held from Concord Baptist Church at 5 p.m. today, the Rev. A. D. Wall and the Rev. D. Clarence Shirley will conduct the services.  Burial will follow in the Concord Church cemetery.  Pallbearers:  Arthur Gray, Harry Osteen, Frank Wentzky, Gene Simpson, Boyce Watson and Mac McGregor.  Members of the Drum and Bugle Corps will form the escort of honor.  The body is at the Sullivan-King Mortuary, the family at the residence. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Mr. Carroll L. Brown
Oct. 20,1927 — Feb. 14,2009
ANDERSON—Mr. Carroll Livingston Brown, age 81, of 102 Canebrake Drive, Anderson; SC went home to be with his Lord on Saturday,February 14,2009.  Carroll was a graduate of Clemson University He was the Assistant Anderson County Superintendent of Education from 1959 until 1963, then becoming Superintendent serving until 1972. He then completed his service to the State of South Carolina by working as the School Bus Supervisor of nine counties until his retirement in 1992. He was an employee of the South Carolina State Department of Education for a total of thirty-six years. He was a member of the S.C. Education Association. National Education Association, Anderson County Education Association, and the S.C. Association of County Superintendents.  He served on the Boards of the Clemson Area Continuing Education Center and the Anderson/Oconee Speech and Hearing Services, also serving as their Treasurer.
He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War.  Carroll was a lifelong member of Concord Baptist Church. All who knew him there will sorely miss him.  He served his church in many capacities. He was chosen at age 22 to complete the term of Deacon following the death of his father, Robert C. Brown, and continued to serve as Deacon many terms through outthe years. Loving to study the Bible, he also taught in the Don Latham Sunday School Class until his illness prevented him this past year. He served as a Training Union Director, Superintendent of Sunday School, Director of the Men's Brotherhood, and Church Treasurer He sang in the Sanctuary Choir from age 14 having developed a love of music from his mother, Kate Steedley Brown, who served as the church pianist for many years.
He leaves behind those to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 57 years, Nellie Welborn Brown; daughter. Peggy Brown Purely and her husband Tommy of Anderson, SC; granddaughter, Jamie Purdy Hamrick and her husband Cameron Travis of Marietta, GA; grandson, Christopher Thomas Purdy and his wife Lindsey Havalla of Iva, SC.  Carroll also leaves a brother; Robert Brown and his wife Betty of Oswego, IL, Edwin Brown and his wife Annie Ruth of Greenwood. SC, and Rev Melvin Brown and his wife Wanda also of Greenwood, SC. In addition, June Brown, wife of his deceased brother, Daniel Brown: Beth Brown, wife of his deceased brother Hubert Brown, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Allison Brown. 
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 2:00pm at Concord Baptist Church with the Reverend Bob Marcaurelle. Reverend Dr. Don R. Cox and Reverend Melvin Brown officiating.  The Don Latham Sunday School Class members will serve as the Honorary Escort. Interment will follow in the church cemetery The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Monday February 16, 2009 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.  The family will be at the home of his daughter. 211 Sweet Gum Trail, Anderson, SC. Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Church Music Department, 1012 Concord Rd, Anderson, SC 29621.  A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com THE MCDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.(transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

John Brown
Former Policman of City Expires
John W. Brown Dies at Residence Here After Long Illiness
John W. Brown, well known Anderson man and former member of the local police department died at noon today at his residence, 211 Bleckley Street, following an illiness of long duration.  Mr. Brown was 63 years of age.  For the past several years Mr. Brown had been in ill health, and his condition since early last summer has been such that he had been confined to his bed.  He was born and reared in Anderson and has many friends throughout this seciton who will regret to learn of his death.  By profession, Mr. Brown was a carpenter, a trade he followed for many years.  He was also a former member of the Anderson police department, having served as a memaber of the force for a period of twelve years.  Mr. Brown was a member of the Baptist denomination and had long been connected with the First Baptist church.  He is survived by his widow, one son, DeWitt P. Brown, of Gastonia, N.C., and one Daughter, Mrs. S. L. Terry of this city.  He also leaves three sisters, Mrs. O.M. Smith of the Concord community, Misses Myrtle and Kate Brown of this city.  Miss Fannie Brown of the Concord community, was an aunt of the late Mr. Brown.  Funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternon at Concord Baptist church with Dr. Warren M. Seay, pastor of the First Baptist church officiating.  He will be assisted by the Rev. Joe H. Carter of the Central Presbyterian church and the Rev. E. C. White, of Oakwood Baptist church.  The boidy will be laid to final rest in Concord cemetery.  McDougald-Bleckley Co., in charge. .(transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Miss Mary F. Brown
Miss Mary Frances Brown, well known woman of the Concord community and one of the oldest women resident of the county, died at the home of her niece, Mrs. O. M. Smith, yesterday morning at 9 o'clock following an illiness of about eight weeks.  Miss Brown had attained the advanced age of 93 all of her living life being spent in Anderson county.  She was affectionetley known as "Aunt Frankie" to many and her passing will be deplored.  Up until the time she became ill, about eight weeks ago, Miss Brown had enjoyed fairly good health, it was stated.  Miss Brown was a daughter of the late John and Sara Elliott Brown, also of this county.  She held membership in the old Trinity Methodist church.  Her nearest relatives are the following nieces and nephews:  Mrs. Corrie Ashley, Mrs. Salle Ashley, Jim Ashley, Walter Ashley, Roscoe Ashley, Jap (?) Ashley and Clarence Ashley, all of Honea Path; Mrs. O. M. Smith and Misses Kate and Myrtle Brown of Anderson.  Funeral services will be held this morning at 11 o'clock from Concord Baptist church with the Rev. C. V. Martin and the Rev. E. L. Kugley officiating.  Interment will follow in the Concord cemetery, with funeral directors in charge.  Active pallbearers will include Waldo Brown, Alvin Smith, Lamb Waycaster, George Smith, A. W. Smith and Harry Martin.  The honerary escort will be composed of John Kay, Joe Ecskine, Jim Queen, W. P. Alophenson, Bob Brown, Ernest Copeland, John Pruitt, Levi Smith and Harold Zeigler. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

R. A. BRUCE
R. A. Bruce, well known farmer of the county, died at his home in the Walker-McElmoyle section at 8:30 o'clock yesterday morning following a long period of declining health. Mr. Bruce was 59 years old. A native of Georgia, he had been making his home in this section for the past ten years.  Surviving:   are his widow, Mrs. Julia Burdette  Bruce;   four sons, Hoyt; DeWitt, Crawford and Waylus Bruce; four daughters, Mrs. Beulah Sears, Miss Eulalah Bruce, Miss Lottie Sue Bruce and Miss Verdie  Bruce,  all of Anderson; three   brothers,   Redman, Bruce, Gainesville, Ga.; Moody Bruce, Linex, Ga., and Sam Bruce, of Anderson; and; one, sister, Mrs. Kate Rogers, of Anderson.  Funeral services will be held at the Concord Baptist Church at 11 o'clock this morning.  Rev. George L. Roberson, pastor of Eureka Baptist Church, and Rev. Prue H. Kelly will officiate, and burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at the residence of a son, Crawford Bruce, 112 Arlington Avenue, until the hour of the funeral. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Mrs. Julia B. Bruce
Mrs. Julia Bruce, 58, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Lee Smith of Sunset Forest, yesterday afternoon at 2:35 p.m.  Mrs. Bruce, widow of the late B. A. Bruce, had been ill for the past several months.  Her husband preceded her to the grave in 1939.  A native of Franklin County, Ga., Mrs. Bruce was a daughter of the late Thomas Burdette and Sallie Bailey Burdett.  She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, in Franklin County.Survivors include four sons, Crawford Burce, of Anderson, Hoyt Bruce of belton, DeWitt Bruce, of Easley, and Waybus Bruce, of Liberty; five daughters, Mrs. Beulah Sears, of Lavonia, Ga., Miss Eulala Bruce and Mrs. Arthur Lee Smith, Anderson, Mrs. Albert Creamer, of Pelzer, and Mrs. Gary Grubbs, of Anderson.  One brother, J. H. Burdette, of Lavonia, and a sister, Mrs. B. E. Elrod, of Greenville, and 34 grandchildren also survive.  Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the chapel of the McDougald-Johnson Funeral Home.  The Rev. W. P. Hall and the Rev. Pru Kelly will conduct the services.  Burial will be in the Concord Baptist Church cemetery, beside that of her late husband.  Active pallbearers will include Winfred Bruce, Howard Bruce, Calvin Elrod, Duane Sears, Jack Sears, and Astor Burdette.  The body will lie in state at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Smith in Sunset Forest, until the hour of the services. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Bruce Infant
Funeral services for little Paul Thomas Bruce, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Bruce of Anderson Route 5, who died at the Anderson Hospital yesterday morning at 5 o'clock were conducted fromt he graveside in the Concord Baptist church cemetery yesterday morning at 11 o'clock with the Rev. Alton C. Clark officiating.  In addition to the parents, the child is survived by two sisters, Paisy and Sylvia Bruce, of the home; the paternal grandmother, Mrs. B. A. Bruce of Easley, and the maternal grandfather, J. W. Wall, of Anderson Route 5.  The McDougald-Johnson Funeral Home was in charge. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Mrs. Campbell
Mrs. Nettie H. Campbell, 78, of 1004 Glenwood Ave., died Saturday night at Anderson Memorial Hospital after two months of illness.  A native of Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Augustus M. and Frances McClain Hembree and the widow of Ervin U. Campbell.  She was a member of Concord Baptist Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. W. T. (Sybil) Martin of Anderson and Miss Martha Campbell of the home, two sons, E. Carroll Campbell and John A. Campbell of Anderson; a sister, Mrs. John L. Pruitt of Anderson; a granddaughter reared in the home, Dianna Gerrard Bennett of Anderson, 13 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.  Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Sullivan King Mortuary Chapel by the Revs. Bob Marcaurelle and Alvin Wall.  Burial will be in Concord Baptist cemetery.  Pallbearers will be the following grandsons, Lawrence, Joe, Steve and Carroll Campbell Jr. and Bill and Bob Martin.  The family is at the residence and the body is at the mortuary.  The family of Mrs. Nettie H. Campbell respectfully requests that donations be made to the building fund of Concord Baptist Church. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Thelma B. Campbell
Anderson - Thelma Bolt Campbell, 73, of 4705 Great Oaks Drive and the widow of Ervin Carroll Campbell, died Tuesday, Sept. 10 2002 at the Hospice House.  She was born in Anderson on March 1, 1929, the daughter of the late Joe and Inez Bolt.  She was reared in teh home of her grandparents, the late Joe and Ann Stansell.  She retired with 23 years service as a rural letter carrer for the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of Concord Baptist Church.  Survivors are two sons, E. carroll "Butch" Campbell, Jr. of Anderson and steve A. Campbell and his wife, Janice Campbell of Anderson; a brother, Harold Bolt, and his wife, Judy Bolt of Loganville, Ga; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Arms and a brother, Joe Melvin Stansell.  Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Bob Marcurelle and the Rev. Floyd Stansell, Jr.  Burial will be in Concord Baptist Church cemetery.  The body is at the Northeast Chape, 3205 North Highway 81, where the family will receive friends from 2:30 until 4 p.m. Friday.  The family is at the home of son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Janice Campbell, 207 Lakewood Drive.  The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC. Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel in charge of arrangements. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Death of Miss Lura Campbell
Funeral and Interment at noon today at Concord Church
Miss Lura Campbell, daguther of Mr. John T. Campbell, died at her home about four miles north of the city yesterday afternoon at the age of 18 years.  The funeral and interment were held today at noon at Concord church of which she was a member.  Miss Campbell was well known throughout the section in which she lived and her death is deeply mourned by scores of friends. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Henry D. Carnes
Henry D. Carnes, well known farmer of the Hopewll ection of the county, died at his home yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, following an illness of several weeks duration.  He was 59 years old.  He was a native of Georgia but had resided in Anderson county for some time.  He was a member of Sheals Creek Baptist Church.  Surviving him in addition to his wife, the former Miss Maxie Whitfield, are six sons and two daughters: Clyde, Carl, Lloyd, Henry, Robert, Joe, Willie Pearl and Helen Carnes, all of the Hopewell community.  He is also survived by two brothers and a sister: W. A. Carnes, Royston, Ga.; R. Furman Carnes, Anderson; Mrs. Eva Lewis Anderson.  Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the Concord Baptist church, with the Rev. J. C. Childers and the Rev. Pru H. Kelly, officiating.  Interment will be in the Concord cemetery, with the McDougald-Johnston Funeral Home in charge.  Active pallbearers will include: Henry Whitfield, Winford Kelly, Rodney Floyd, George Browning, Hubert Reaves and Ernest Wall. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Mrs. H. D. Carnes
Mrs. Maxie Whitfield Carnes, 74, widow of H. D. Carnes and a resident of 505 Mildred St., died in Anderson Memorial Hospital at 10 a.m. Wednesday following two years of declining health and a serious ---., Ga., she was born April 16, 1885, a daughter of the late Lewis and Sally Ramage Whitfield, both of families of that section of Georgia.  She had been making her home in Anderson for the past 30 years, moving here from Royston, Ga.  She was a devoted member of the McDuffie Street Church of God; where she was active as long as health permitted.  Her husband preceded her to the grave in 1937. Surviving are four sons, Carl, Lloyd, and Henry Carnes, of Anderson and Joel Carnes of Akron, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Willie L. LeCroy, Anderson, and Mrs. James Lloyd, Ravenna, Ohio; two brothers, Elmer Whitfield, Greenville, and Walter Whitfield, Pelger; and one sister, Mrs. W. H. Holland, Anderson.  Funeral services will be held from the McDuffie Street Church of God at 4 p.m. Friday.  The Rev. Max L. Atkins, the Rev. John D. Smith and the Rev. Joel L. Hobbs will conduct the rites.  Burial will follow in the Concord Baptist Church cemetery.  Pallbearers:  David Carnes, Harold Carnes, Donald Carnes, Charles Carnes, William Carnes, and Billy LeCroy.  Members of the Mother's Class of the McDuffie Street Church of God will form the escort of honor.  Flower girls:  Martha LeCroy, Patricia Carnes, Shirley Carnes, Barbara Carnes, and Joyce Jordan.  The body will be at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. W. L. LeCroy, 601 Lanford St., after 10 a.m. today.  McDougald Funeral Home is in charge. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

David Lee Cason
Little David Lee Cason, six year old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Cason of 605 Gossett street, died at their home yesterday afternoon at 3:50 o'clock following a few day's illness.  Surviving the child in addition to the parents, are two sisters, Misses Louise and Bobby Jean Cason, of this city. The grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Nichols, of Belton and Mrs. Joe CAson, of Anderson, also survive.  Funeral services will be held from Concord Baptist church this afternoon at 3 o'clock, with the Rev. J. E. Childers officiating.  Interment will be in the Concord cemetery, with Burney funeral directors in charge. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

J. E. Copeland
J. Ernest Copeland, 84, of 2809 E. North Ave., died at Anderson Memorial Hospital, Tuesday, following several years of declining health and a week of serious illness.  He made his home with a sister, Mrs. R. E. Moorhead and was the husband of the late Zulia McClellan Copeland.  He was formerly of Hopewell Community.  He was born in Anderson County, a son fo the late Arthur O. and Alice Kelly Copeland.  He was a retired farmer and sales clerk and  member of Concord Baptist Church.  Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Carl B. SMith and Mrs. R. E. (Sallie) Moorhead of Anderson, Mrs. W. T. Barton of Lancaster and Mrs. H. L. Carlisle of Chico, Calif., a brother, Leonard L. Copeland of Ware Shoals, a number of nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Leo Graves of Kinston, N.C., and the Rev. Arthur P. Martin of Florence, who were reared in the home.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Sullivan-King Mortuary by the Revs. Alvin D. Wall and Roy Shaw.  Burial will be in Concord Baptist Church cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Melvin Moorhead, Howard Smith, Joseph Copeland, Kenneth Graves, Grovan McClelland and Richard Copeland.  The body is at the mortuary.  The family is at the residence. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Zuila Copeland
Mrs. Ernest Copeland
Mrs. Ernest Copeland, 52, well known matron of the Hopewell secton of the county, died at her residence yesterday afternoon, at 5:10 o'clock following an illness of some fifteen months duration.  Mrs. Copeland, a daughtyer of Mr. and Mrs. G. Z. McClellan of this county, spent all of her life in this section, and was held in high esteem by a wide circle of relatives and friends.  She was  devoted member of the Concord Baptist Church.  Besides her husband, Ernest Copeland, she is survived by her parents, one sister, Mrs. R. A. Cleveland, of Eadin, Md., and one brother, Clemson McClellan, of Anderson, a niece and nephew, Grace and Arthur Martin, who made their home with her, also survive.  Funeral services will be held from the Concord Baptist Church this afternoon, at 3 o'clock with the Rev. M. M. McCuen in association with the Rev. C. V. Martin, the Rev. J. G. Newton, and the Rev. E. L. Kugley, conducting the services.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Active pallbearers will include Cecil Guy, and George William McClellan, Howard J. B., and Calvin Smith, Harold Moorhead and A. F. Copeland.  The boyd will lie in state at the family residence in the Hopewell section pending the hour of the funeral.  The McDougald-Bleckley Company is in charge of arrangements. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Otis Copeland
Death of a Child
The 5 week old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Copeland, died at the home of the parents in the Five Fork section last night.  The interment took place at Concord church this afternoon at 4 o'clock. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Mrs. Miriam Copeland
Mrs. Miriam Fowler Copeland, 88, of South McDuffie Street, died Saturday evening at Latham Nursing Home after several months of declining health.  Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Straton and Lula Cartee Fowler.  She was a Baptists and a retired seamstress with Fleishman's.  She was the wife of the late Arthur Fred Copeland Sr.  Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Mildred C. Reid and Mrs. William (Nettie) Breazeale of Anderson; sons, A. Fred Jr., Billy and Richard Copeland of Anderson; sister, Mrs. Anna Traynum of Anderson, brothers, F. L. Fowler of Charlotte, N.C., Floyd N. Fowler of Charlotte, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.  Services at 3 p.m. Monday at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel by the Revs. Jimmie Gaines and Carrol Harris.  Burial in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery.  The body is at the mortuary.  The family is at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Mildred C. Reid, 111 Kates St., Anderson. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Fred Copeland
COPELAND FUNERAL
Last rites for Fred Copeland, 43, of the Hopewell section, who died suddenly at his home yesterday morning of a heart attack, will be held this morning at 11 o'clock from the Concord Baptist church, conducted by Rev. E. L. Kugley assisted by Rev. M. M. McCuen, it is announced by McDougald-Bleckley Co., funeral directors, the body will be laid to rest in the church cemetery.  Surviving Mr. Copeland is his widow, three sons and two daughters: A.F. Jr., Billy, Richard, Mildred and Nettie Copeland, all of the Concord section. He also leaves his parents, Rev. and Mrs. A. O. Copeland, of Ware Shoals, and four brothers and four sisters: Clifford and Truman Copeland, of Ware Shoals; Ernest Copeland, of the Hopewell section; Leonard Copeland, of New Jersey; Mrs. Howard Carlisle, of Ware Shoals; Mrs. Willie Barton, of Lancaster, and Mrs. R. E. Moorehead and Mrs. Carl B. Smith, both of Anderson county. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Enoch Davis
Funeral services for the late Enoch Davis, 90-year old Confederate veteran who died at his residence on E street yesterday afternoon at 12:45 o'clock after an illness of only a few days, will be held from the Second Baptist church Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.  The Rev. C.D. Garner, pastor will conduct the services, after which the body will be laid to final rest in the Concord cemetery with the Burney funeral home in ?. A native of Greenville county, Mr. Davis had been a resident of Anderson for the past 32 years, and was held in high esteem by many friends.  He was affiliated with the Baptist denomination.  Surviving Mr. Davis are four sons: Gus Davis, Glendale; Pritchard Davis, Lockhart; Will Davis, Greenville, and Beaty Davis, Anderson. After 10 o'clock this morning, the body will lie in state at the family residence until the hour of the final services. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from the notes of Frances Tollison Yeargin)

Bessie Duncan Brock
Anderson, Sept. 21 - Mrs. Bessie Duncan Brock, 73, of Townville died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alex Cox, Sunday at 8 a.m. after a year of declining health and three months serious illness.  Mrs. Brock was a life-long resident of Anderson County. She lived in Townville the last 10 years.  Surviving are her husband, Thema Brock, Townville; four daughters, Mrs. Clark Davis, Honea Path, Mrs. William Hart, Seneca, Mrs. Cox, Townville, and Mrs. Charlie Lydia, Clinton, and two brothers, Claude Duncan, Iva, and Lutehr Ducnan, Anderson.  She was a member of New Hope Methodist Church, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. William Wiggins. Burial will be in he church cemetery.  Pallbearers will be grandsons, Pfc. Carlton Cox, Pvt. Elmore Cox, Willie Hart, Pvt. Harold Wiley, Ason Brock and Weltner Broome.  The body is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cox, Townville...Greenville News in September 1952, contributed by Andrew Staton.

Claude Ed Duncan
BELTON - Claude Ed Duncan, 49, of Rt. 2, Blue Ridge Circle, died Monday.  A native of Anderson County, son of the late Claude Edgar and Lois Elizabeth Duncan, he was owner of Village Cobbler Shoe Shop and a Baptist.  Surviving are his wife, Virginia Bunch Duncan; a son, Harold Duncan of Germany; a daughter, Susan Stogner of Charleston; a stepson, Phillip Bunch of Waynesboro, Va.; stepdaughters, Mrs. James Peam and Mrs. Roy Sill of Camden; brothers, Robert and Rodney Lee Duncan of Charlotte, N.C., and Billy Duncan of Clinton; a sister, Selma Sanders of Charlotte, N.C.; two grandchildren and 10 step-grandchildren.  Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at McDougald's North Chapel; burial in New Silver Brook Cemetery...Greenville News, 1977, contributed by Andrew Staton.

George R. Cason
Dies in Belton
Last Rites be Held For Well Known Evangelist This Afternoon BELTON,   Feb.   5—The Rev. George R. Cason, 66, well-known evangelist of the Pentecostal church, died at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Ernest Burton in Belton tonight after an illness of two months. He was stricken with paralysis two months ago and had not been moved from his bed since. Surviving are the following children: J. Otis Cason, Belton; M. M. Cason, Greer; George W. Cason, Belton; J.  A.   Cason, Greenville; Walter and Max Cason, Belton; Mrs. Pearl Clemons, Mrs. J. E. Burton, Mrs. Ida Looney, Mrs. Anna Compton, all of Belton; Mrs. W. J. Brock, Mrs. Milford Simpson. Greenville; Mrs. Mary Sizemore, Anderson: 40 grandchildren and six great-grand-children. Funeral services will be held from the Second Baptist church in Belton Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock by the Rev. Ralph Taylor, assisted by the Rev. J. E. Crawford and the Rev. J. K. Lawton. Interment will be made in the Belton cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Charlie, R. E. and Frank Cason, P. S. and Clarence Burton and Seth Stalcup. Honorary escorts will be: Ernest Cooley, Lad Shirley, Floyd Meeks. Dr. W. R. Haney, Dr. L. R. KirkPatrick, W. H. Cobb. Frank Mattison, Fred Fields and J. J. Sanders. Flowergirls will be Nettie Barnes Hawkins, Rachel Strickland, Laura Kelly, Johnnie Moore, Frances Burton and Elsie Nelson. Until the hour of the funeral the body is at the residence of his daughter, Mrs, Ernest Burton in Belton. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from materials provided by Derrell Teat, unknown news source)

H. M. Carroll
BELTON, Feb. 11—Harrison M Carroll, 75, well known and respected Belton resident, died suddenly at his home on Major Street this morning at 7:30 o'clock. Mr. Carroll, who had made his home in Belton for the past forty five years, had been in declining health for some time. His sudden passage brings sorrow to a wide circle of friends and relatives. The deceased is the son of the late Joseph Carroll and Jane Davis Carroll, well known residents of Oconee County, He is survived by his widow Mrs. Minnie Hembree Carroll, two sons. Nelson and Ed Carroll; four daughters, Mrs. Bertha Lollis, Mrs, Olgia Chandler, Mrs. Lorine Tribble all of Belton and Mrs, Christine Campbell of High Point, N. C.; his brother, J. P. Carroll, his sister, Mrs. Etta Clarke of Belton, twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church. The funeral will be held from tne family residence on Major Street at 4 p. m. Saturday and will be conducted by Rev. M. C. Looper, Rev. J. K Crawford, and Rev. M. M. McCuen. Interment will be in the Belton Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Floyd Lollis, Adger Chandler, Albert Tribble, Jim Heller. Guy Cummings, and Clarence Clarke. The Cox   funeral   home   is in charge. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from materials provided by Derrell Teat, unknown news source)

Harrison M. Carroll
Of Belton, Passes
Harrison M. Carroll, 75, highly respected farmer who has lived in Belton 45 years, died suddenly at 7:30 this morning at his home on Major for Street in Belton. He had suffered declining health for several years. The deceased is the son of the late Joseph Carroll and Jane Davis Carroll, well known residents of Oconee County. He is survived bv his widow Mrs. Minnie Hembree Carroll, two sons. Nelson and Ed Carroll: four daughters. Mrs. Bertha Lollis. Mrs. Olgia Chandler. Mrs. Lorine Tribble all of Belton nnd Mrs. Christine Campbell of High Point. N. C: his brother. J. P. Carroll, his sister. Mrs. Etta Clarke of Belton, twelve grandchildren and three great-grand children. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church. The funeral will be held from the family residence on Major Street at 4 p. m. tomorrow and will be conducted by Rev. M. C. Looper. Rev. J. E. Crawford, and Rev. M. M. McCuen. Interment will be In the Belton Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Flovd Lollis. Adger Chandler, Albert Tribble. Jim Heller. Ouy Cummings, and Clarence Clarke. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Cox funeral home in Belton. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from materials provided by Derrell Teat, unknown news source)

Bagwell Rites
WILLIAMSTON —Funeral services were scheduled to be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Big Creek Baptist Church for Mrs. Ollie Hill Bagwell, 42, who died at the Anderson Memorial Hospital Saturday night of injuries suffered when she fell down twenty steps after services at the new Riverside Baptist Church. The accident occurred at the close of two church services which she had attended with her husband. Survivors include, her husband, Enis Theodore Bagwell; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Spicer, of Williamston; three sons, J. C. Bagwell, of Ware Shoals, Ennls Bagwell, Jr., of Williamston, Jackie Bagwell, of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hill of Honea Path; five sisters, Mrs. P. O. Martin of Greenville. Mrs. J. H. Jordan of Honea Path, Mrs. Clyde Walters of Travelers- Rest, Mrs. Jimmy Paulus, of Washington, D. C. and Mrs. Fred Davenport, of Willtamston; six brothers, Newell, Alvin, George, and Mason Hill, all of Honea Path, Staff Sgt. Leary Hill of Morocco, Africa, and Clyde Hill of Wllliamston; and one grandchild. The Rev. John Kent and the Rev. Gordon L. Roberson officiated. Pallbearers are: Vernon Jordan, P. D. McWhite, E. L. Fields, Jr., Charles Bagwell, Homer Vaughan. and Richard Davenport. (transcribed by D. Whitesell from materials provided by Derrell Teat, unknown news source)

Henry Grady Davenport
PELZER — Funeral services for Henry Grady Davenport, 73, of 10 Dora St.. will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Pelzer First Baptist Church, the Revs. L. C. Rich, Clyde Johnson and Earl Sargent officiating. Burial Mt. Pisgar Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Harold, James and Joe Davenport, Fes Brooks, Eddie Copeland and Jim Taylor. Honorary escort: Deacons and Baraca Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church, also Russell King. Claude Nichols, Lewis Whitten, Alf Gosnell, Hardy Fennell, Beany Davis, Dan Ragsdale. George Garrett, Jim McGill, Ethridge Barnette, Harold Haynard, Arthur Land, Hewitt Crymes, Ernest Fennell, Reuben Williams, Broadus Houston, Con Houston, Lee Pryor, Frank Owens, Frank Hindman, Dr. O. M. Goodlelt, Dr. J. A. Harmon, Dr. Arthur Deanhardt, Ansel Snipes, Russell Pearson, Clyde Gambrell, Herman Taylor, Wess Tripp, E. C. Cross, Guy Jordan, Grady Hunter, B. E. Brooks, and Roy Griffin. Mr. Davenport died Monday In an Augusta hospital. The body at the residence, will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Gray Mortuary.  (transcribed by D. Whitesell from materials provided by Derrell Teat, Independent Anderson, S.C., Wed., Oct. 30, 1963)

Cass Aiken
ANDERSON - Cass Neeves Aiken, day-old son of Robert and Millie Ochmig Aiken of 502 Allenby Road, died Wednesday at 11 a.m. at a local hospital.  Surviving also are a brother, William Robert Aiken Jr. of the home; and grandparents, Frank J. Aiken of Shelby, N. C., Mrs. Calvin Hart of Charleston and Mr. and Mrs. Carl G. Oehmig of Anderson.  Graveside services will be conducted Thursday at New Silverbrook Cemetery by the Rev. James P. Craine.
Sullivan-King Mortuary is in charge.  [Greenville News, 1968 - contributed by Andrew Staton]

James Hubert Baldwin
BELTON - Funeral services for James Hubert Baldwin, 48, of 110 Griffin Road, who died Saturday in Dublin, GA., will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cox Funeral Home, with burial in Garden of Memories.  [The Greenville News in August, 1974 - contributed by Andrew Staton]

Ernest A. Bell
Anderson, Feb. 24.-Ernest A. Bell, aged 73 years, & native of Beaufort but who has been a resident of Anderson for 41 years died at his home north of Anderson early today, he was, considered one of the most substantial citizens of the community. He is survived by his widow, three sons and one daughter. The funeral service will be held tomorrow morning: at Grace Episcopal church, of which he had been an officer for many years.[Special to The State.
2/25/1916]

Carpenter, Albert T. Esquire died May 1, 1849 in Anderson District. Laurensville Herald 5/25/1849, page 3, abstracted by Edith Greisser.

Walhalla, April 9. – C. A. Burton, one of Walhalla’s prominent citizens, died yesterday afternoon at his residence. While his health had not been good for some time still he was busy the past week and yesterday afternoon had walked down street and a short time afterwards, while sitting in his plaza he suddenly fell over dead. Many years ago Mr. Burton came here from Anderson county and has been a good citizen.  Besides his widow he leaves four children: Robert and Miss Minnie of Walhalla, Albert Burton of Atlanta and Mrs. Essie Walters of Madison .  His funeral services were held from the Walhalla Baptist church yesterday afternoon at 3 o’clock , Rev. S. C. Blackburn, officiating. Mr. Burton was a member of the Walhalla Baptist church. [State – 10 Apr. 1912 ; transcribed by Marla Zwakman]

Anderson , Dec. 12. – Oliver Bolt, a retired farmer, died at his home in this city early this morning from paralysis. He served in the Confederate army during the latter part of the Confederate war. [State – 13 Dec. 1922 ; transcribed by Marla Zwakman]

Moffattsville, Nov. 28. – Capt. James Barnes, a prominent citizen of Mosely died last Wednesday with pneumonia. In his death his family and church have sustained a heavy loss. He had been identified with the Methodist church from youth, having been an officer in his church for many years. He leaves a wife and four sons, also one brother, the Rev. E. V. Barnes. His remains were laid to rest in the cemetery at old Smyrna church. The funeral services were conducted by his pastor, the Rev. Mr. Turnipseed. [State – 1 Dec. 1898 ; transcribed by Marla Zwakman]

Anderson , Feb. 19. – Mrs. Mollie Dalrymple died last night very suddenly at her home in the Five Forks section. Just one week ago her daughter, Miss Bird Dalrymple, died from influenza and it is thought that this fact had much to do with the demise of Mrs. Dalrymple. Mrs. Dalrymple was 73 years of age and was a native of this county. Her husband, W. L. Dalrymple, and the following children survive her: W. A. Dalrymple, C. L. Dalrymple and Walter Dalrymple and Mrs. Sam Bolt. The funeral will be at Hopewell church Friday afternoon conducted by the Rev. Mr. Oliver. [State – 20 Feb. 1920 ; transcribed by Marla Zwakman]

WILLIAMSTON, Jan. 18. – Mrs. Savilla Pickel Crymes died here at 7 o’clock Saturday evening. She will be taken to the old family burying ground in Greenville county today, to be buried beside her husband, Dr. John T. Crymes, who died a year ago. Four children are left, only one of whom, Dr. Traman Crymes, of Greenwood , is married. [State – 17 Jan. 1893 ; transcribed by Marla Zwakman]

D. S. Chamblee
Mr. D. Seaborn Chamblee died suddenly at his home in the Mountain Creek section last Saturday morning of heart failure, aged 60 years. On Sunday his remains were interred in the Mountain Creek Church yard, the funeral services being conducted by Rev. W. B. Hawkins. Mr. Chamblee was born, reared and had always resided in the neighborhood where he died, and was a man of many noble virtures of both heart and mind. He had long been a devoted member of the Baptist Church, and was highly esteemed by a wide circle of friends and relatives. He leaves a widow and seven children to cherish his memory. [unknown news source]

Bessie Chamblee
Anderson, Feb. 9 - Mrs. Bessie Chamblee, wife of D. Walter Chamblee, died Sunday. Mrs. Chamblee was 42 years of age. She is survived by her husband and two children, four sisters, Mrs. Jack Glenn, Mrs. John R. Findley, Mrs. James T. Little and Mrs. R. H. Hillhouse and two brothers, Walter C. Burriss and Clyde Burriss, and her father, W. W. Burriss. The funeral was held Monday at noon and interment was in the graveyard of the Baptist church at Mountain Creek. [The State, Feb. 10, 1920]

Robert DeVore
Greenwood, Oct 7 - Little Robert DeVore, the 12 year old son of Mrs. Knox DeVore, died at his mother's home here Monday evening after an illness of several weeks. He was a bright little fellow and his death is a great grief to his mother and relatives. He has a twin brother now living in Florida with his half-brother there. The burial was held Tuesday at Mountain Creek. [The State, October 8, 1909]

John W. DeVore
Greenwood, Jun 20 - John W. DeVore, an aged and highly esteemed citizen of the Kirksey section of the county was buried yesterday afternoon at Mountain Creek church. Mr. DeVore was found dead in his buggy Wednesday while on his way from Kirksey home. Organic heart trouble was the casue of his death. He was the father of 24 children, 18 of whom are living. He was twice married. His first wife was Miss Amanda Ellenberg and to them 11 children were born. His second wife was Miss Fannie McManus who survives him with the following children: P. W. DeVore of Greenwood, F. M. DeVore, J. F. DeVore, J. B. DeVore, B. S. DeVore, T. M. DeVore, W. W. DeVore, E. F. DeVore, Jr., S. J. DeVore and E. Leslie DeVore, Mrs. L. W. Morrow of Phoenix, Mrs. M. H. Reese of Ware shoals, Mrs. L. S. Corley and Mrs. Will Wideman of Greenwood, Mrs. Ellie Compton of Ninety-Six and Miss Onie DeVore, Sallie DeVore, Belle DeVore and Katie DeVore. Mr. DeVore was buried with Masonic honors, Friendship lodge being in charge of the exercises. [The State, Jun 21, 1914]

Dr. Waightstill Avery
Anderson, Oct 6 - Dr. Waightstill Avery, aged 36 years, who had been practicing dentistry here for several years, died late last night from paralysis which came on him several days ago. The funeral services were held this afternoon. He is survived by his mother, two sisters and three brothers. Dr. Avery's death came as a distinct shock to a large concourse of friends. [The State Oct. 8, 1909]

Mr. Jesse Balentine
Mr. Jesse Balentine, a very respectable citizen of this County, died at his residence in Broadaway township on the 14th. Inst., after an illness of several weeks, at the advanced age of eighty years. Mr. Balentine had been a resident of this county all his life, enjoying the esteem and confidence of all who knew him, and noted for his exemplary life and upright character. His remains were laid to rest at Shady Grove Baptist Church Yard on Thursday following his death, in the presence of a large concourse of friends and relatives.  [The Anderson Intelligencer, March 22, 1883 edition, by Margaret Ann Tull]

CALHOUN, MAJ. PATRICK
Pendleton, S.C., June 1, ae. 37, at the residence of his mother. He was a son of the late Hon. John C. Calhoun, and a gallant officer of the U.S. army. [Source Citation: Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON : JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]

Addie Louise Hawkins Brewer
ANDERSON, June 7 - Mrs. Addie Louise Hawkins Brewer, 26, a resident of Seneca, Route 3, died at the Oconee County hospital this morning at 2 o'clock after an illness of six weeks. Mrs. Brewer was a native of Anderson, a daughter of Claude C. Hawkins and Susie Wheeler Hawkins. She was a member of the Baptist denomination. Surviving are her husband, Ernest J. Brewer, two sons, Earlin and Howard Brewer and one daughter Margaret Brewer, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. CLaude C. Hawkins; three brothers, James, Henry and Donald Hawkins; four sisters, Mrs. Howard Roland, Mrs. Charles Cox, Miss Sara Hawkins and Miss Judy Fay Hawkins. Funeral services will be held from Oakwood Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Rev. E. C. White will officiate and burial will follow in Silver Brook Cemetery. The body is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hawkins, 109 R Street. (Greenville News, June 8, 1943, Page 10, transcribed by Andrew Staton)

James Earlin Brewer
ANDERSON - James Earlin Brewer, 45, of 17 Q St., died Saturday. He was an employee of the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. and was a Baptist. Surviving are his wife, Sue Gurley Brewer of the home; two sons, James E. "Jim" Brewer Jr. and Jonathan Russell Brewer, both of the home; a daughter, Suzanne Louise Brewer of the home; a brother, Leonard Brewer of Easley; and a sister, Margaret Brewer of Nevada. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at McDougald's North Chapel, Anderson, with burial in New Silver Brook Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (Greenville News, July 22, 1985, Page 8A, transcribed by Andrew Staton)

Lawrence Watson Culbertson
PIEDMONT - Lawrence Watson Culbertson, 77, retired farmer, died at his home, Rt. 1, Piedmont, early Wednesday morning from burns suffered early that morning. He was a member of White Plains Baptist Church, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew C. Culbertson. His wife was the late Mrs. Alice Smith Culbertson, who died in 1944. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Lila Lusk of Port Wentworth, GA; one brother, Barney Culbertson of Simpsonville; one sister, Mrs. H. T. Campbell of Greenville; three half-sisters, Miss Ollie Culbertson of Ware Shoals, Mrs. Nellie Craig of Laurens and Mrs. Inez Rogers of Charlotte; four half-brothers, Ernest, A. C. and Clinton Culbertson, all of Ware Shoals, and Paul Culbertson of Greenville; one granddaughter, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Gray Mortuary. The body will be at the mortuary. (Greenville News, January 1, 1959, Page 18, tb Andrew S.)

James M. Bell
ANDERSON - James M. Bell, 92, of Rt. 3, Anderson, died at his home at 4:30 p.m.. Wednesday after an illness of several weeks. He was born in Anderson County, a son of the late William Henry and Annie McGee Bell and had spent his entire life around Anderson. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements will be announced by McDougald Funeral Home. (Greenville News, January 1, 1959, Page 18, tb Andrew S.)

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