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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.

Helen Correa
, 53, passed away January 12, 2016, at Hospice of Laurens County. She was born in New York, N.Y., and was a daughter of the late Juan and Milagros Rivera Correa. Memorial services were held in South Carolina on Saturday, January 16. A memorial service was held Saturday, January 23, in Boston, Mass. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

James William "Jimmy" Crowder Jr., 60, of 122 Lion Brook Drive, Gray Court, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens County, he was a son of Annie Lee Crowder Robertson of Gray Court and the late James William Crowder Sr. Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 27, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, followed by a private burial at Warrior Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Edna Earle Wilburn Cooper Dunn, 86, of Florence, formerly of Dalton, Ga., and Laurens, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Wales and Lottie Marie Cooper Wilburn. Memorial services were held Saturday, January 30, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Hugh Phillip Harlan, 71, of Laurens passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016, at Self Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late Benjamin Mason Harlan and Margaret Amaryllis Cox Harlan. Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, at Lanford Baptist Church with a memorial service to follow at 5:00 p.m.       
www.yarboroughmortuary.com

Anita Rice Hill, 77, of 101 Blalock Street, Clinton, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at her home. She was born in Daytona Beach, Fla., and was a daughter of the late Fred James Rice and Girtha Patterson Rice Marshall. Memorial services were conducted Friday, January 29, in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Clinton

Bobbie Grace Babb Madden, 82, of 1524 Neely Ferry Road, Hickory Tavern, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016, at her home. Born in Hickory Tavern, she was a daughter of the late Charlton Rex and Pauline Thompson Babb. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 28, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Betty King Mattison, 89, of Gray Court, formerly of Laurens, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at her home. Born in Whitmire, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Morris King and Dalma Jester King Manning. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, at Centerpoint Wesleyan Church, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the home of her daughter, Toni Edwards, 1886 Riddle Town Rd., Gray Court, and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary, Friday, February 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Mary Ann Wharton McNeill, 90, formerly of Waterloo and Laurens,  passed away Friday, January 22, 2016, at Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Community. Born in Waterloo, she was a daughter of the late W. Carl and Sara Wallace Wharton. Funeral Services were held Sunday, January 31, at Martha Franks Rasor Chapel, with burial in Waterloo Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Clara Goff Morgan, 70, of 513 Browning Ave., Joanna, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the home of her daughter. She was born in Saluda and was a daughter of the late Lester and Louise Allen Goff. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 23, at the Gray Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Pinelawn Memory Gardens. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Clinton

Jake Payne Jr.
, 59, of 1007 Neely Ferry Rd., Hickory Tavern, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital, when God sent his Angel to carry him home. Born in Newport News, Va., he was the son of Jake and Grace McDaniel Payne. Funeral services were Wednesday, February 3, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedydmortuary.com.

Robert Chapman "Bobby" Pearson, 85, of Laurens, passed away at his home Saturday, January 23, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was a son of the late Harold Earl and Doris Williams Pearson. Memorial services with Military Honors were held Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Robert Terrell "Bob" Seymour Sr., 83, of 910 S. Harper St., Laurens, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at his home. Bob was born June 5, 1932, in Asheville, N.C., to Farris Terrell and Christine Sewell Seymour. Memorial services were held Thursday, January 21, in The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Dorothy Culbertson Sisk, 72, of 228 Irby Avenue, Laurens, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Hospice of Laurens County Hospice House. Born in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of the late William Bascomb and Nellie Martin Culbertson. Graveside services were held Saturday, January 30, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Mountville - Iris Hughes Smith, 74, went to be with her Lord Friday, January 29, 2016, at Greenville Hospital System. Mrs. Smith was born March 18, 1941, in Clinton to the late James H. and Adabell H. Hughes. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 2, at Temple Baptist Church with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Laurens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Gray Court - Sara "Sue" Buckner Spoone, 76, of the Warrior Creek Community, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, at The Hospice House of Laurens County. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Alford and Ellen Miller Buckner. Memorial services were held Monday, February 1, at Warrior Creek Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

Nola Marie Lipps Vlock, 73, of Jefferson, Ohio, was released from her battle with Alzheimers on January 31,2016. She was born on Christmas Day in 1942 in Ashtabula, Ohio, and was the daughter of the late Layton and Glenna Fetters Lipps. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect St., Andover, Ohio, with burial to follow at Hayes Cemetery, Wayne township. Calling hours will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com.
Courtesy of Gray Funeral Home

 
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