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Just Released Obits

Listed below are edited versions of obituaries received after the 2 p.m. Tuesday deadline. Each obituary will be available in its complete version in the upcoming week's print and online editions of The Laurens County Advertiser.

Rev. J.B. (Jot) Abercrombie, 92, lifelong resident of Laurens County, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 in the Laurens County Hospice House. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 15, at the Waterloo Baptist Church with graveside services and burial at the Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery.  Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

Barbara Mills Barnes
, 79, of 107 Cross Creek Rd., Clinton, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Self Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 13, at Bellview Baptist Church with burial at Forest Lawn East Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home - Clinton

Alene Sarah Player Campbell
joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on July 18, 2014. The service and burial were held at Dials United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 20.

Joe Fields III, 65, of 152-B Mamie Black Road, Simpsonville, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Anderson. Funeral service was held Sunday, July 20, at the Reedy Fork Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Mary Blackwell Garrett, 90, formerly of 304 Owings St., Laurens, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Agape` Assisted Living Center in Laurens. Graveside services were held Monday, July 14, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Helen Owens Greene, 72, of 522 Owens Dr., Laurens, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 20, 2014, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 23,  at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the home and will receive friends at the graveside immediately following the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Peggy Joyce Henson
, 79, of 106 Dagnall Circle, Laurens, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at her home. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 6, at The First Assembly of God Church with burial at Pinelawn Memory Gardens in Clinton. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

Jackie Carroll "Jake" Jones, 75, of 455 Camp Ground Road, Laurens, died on Sunday, July 20, 2104, at Laurens County Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at 361 Sumter Street, Laurens, and will greet friends at the cemetery following the service. Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Azalee Madden, 75, of 519 Ridgewood Drive, Greenville, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville. Funeral service was held Sunday, July 20, at the Poplar Spring Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Annie Lee Simpson Matthews
, 70, a native of Laurens County and a resident of 202 Academy Street, Clinton, entered eternal rest Thursday, July 17, 2014. Final services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Elzee A.M.E. Church of Clinton with burial to follow in church cemetery. The family is at the home. To view full obituary and leave condolences go online at www.firstfamilyfunerals.com. Sacred arrangements are entrusted to First Family Funeral Home Spartanburg & Greenwood Chapels.

Mr. Kenneth Wayne McIntosh
, 63, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his home. A memorial service was held Saturday, July 12, at Chester ARP Church, followed by private interment. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.barronfuneralhome.com.

Cort Travis Nagle
, 66, of Cross Hill, formerly of Atlanta, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He had been diagnosed with leukemia in February. A service of Celebration was held Friday, July 18, at Mansfield Park North, 52 Pittman's Landing Drive, Cross Hill.

Bishop William Neely
, 205 Oakwood Drive, Laurens, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Dorn Veteran’s Hospital, Columbia. Funeral service was held Saturday, July 19, at the Poplar Spring AME Church, followed by burial in the church cemetery with military and Masonic rites.
Beasley Funeral Home, Laurens

Mike Osborne
, 68, of 185 Penny Lane, Gray Court, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 24, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 23, at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family will be at the home of his sister-in-law, Joyce (Ronnie) Howard, 52 K & R Dr., Gray Court. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Lewis Herman Power, 81, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at McCall Hospice House after several years of declining health. Services were graveside at Highland Home Baptist Church Cemetery on Friday, July 18, with Military Honors. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Norma Elder Davenport Riley
, 74, of 108 Cleveland Street, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 19, at First Presbyterian Church of Clinton. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Clinton.

Mary Ruth Wilcox Smith
, 94, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 18, 2014. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 20, with burial in the Jackson Family Cemetery in Ivanhoe, Va.
Fletcher Funeral Service

Joclair Ellenberg Taylor died July 16, 2014 in Prosperity. A celebration of her life was held at Wightman United Methodist Church in Prosperity on Saturday, July 19, followed by a family interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Laurens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com. Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.

Michael "Fuzzy" Shane Thomason
, 42, of 581 Shiloh Estates, Gray Court, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 23, at 3:00 p.m. at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. The family will be at the home and will receive friends in the sanctuary, immediately following the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Toney Todd, 48, of 101 Carriage Farm Court, Gray Court, died Sunday, July 13, 2014. Funeral service was Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Teresa Ann Jones Tucker, 50, of 1007 N. Sloan St., Clinton, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at her home. Graveside services were held Wednesday, July 16, at Highland Home Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

James F. Young entered the eternal voyage on his ship July 1, 2014. He was surrounded by family. Graveside Services were held on Monday, July 7, at MJ "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery, Anderson. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast

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