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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.

David "Dave" R. Anderson, 55, of Laurens County, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015. He was born in Crookstone, Minn., and was the son of Vergil Clarence Anderson and Patricia Anne Shute Anderson. A memorial service wase held at Leesville Southern Methodist Church on Thursday, August 20. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Clinton


Frennie Azilee Fowler Choice, 87, of 6237 Greenpond Road, Gray Court, died Friday, August 14, 2015 at the NHC of Laurens. Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Douglas Coker and Marlee Fowler Sullivan Geter. Funeral service was held Thursday, August 20, at the Center Rabun Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Gray Court - Wayne David Crowe, 78, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Born in Whitmire, he was a son of the late David Winfield and Frances Clarice Culbertson Crow. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Greenville Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 28, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.cannonfuneralhomes.com.
Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Curtis Davenport, 51, of 30 Traction Street, Unit B, Greenville, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at his home. He was a son of Roxie Davenport and the late James Junior Shaw. Funeral service was held Sunday, August 16, at the Beasley Funeral Home Chapel, Fountain Inn, with burial in the Golden View Baptist Church Cemetery.

Woodruff - Avery Edwin Duckworth, 90, formerly of 587 Young’s School House Road, died Sunday, August 16, 2015. A native of Laurens County, he was the son of the late Avery Swink and Beatrice Louise Abercrombie  Duckworth. A graveside committal service will be held Saturday, August 29, at 11:00 a.m. at Bramlett United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary
Woodruff

Margaret Fletcher, 85, of 7137 Old Laurens Road, Gray Court, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at her home. Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Albert "Jake" Fletcher and Janie Cleveland Fletcher. Funeral service was held Tuesday, August 25, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial was in the Westview Memorial Park.
Beasley Funeral Home, Laurens

Sharon Foster, 60, of 2 Picardy Drive Greenville, died Sunday, August 9, 2015.  She was a daughter of the late Willie Foster and Hattie Jenkins Foster. Funeral service was held Saturday, August 15, at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church.
Beasley Funeral Home, Greenville

Charles Nelson Giles, 86, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, at his home in Boone, N.C. Born in Durham, N.C., he was a son of the late Samuel Edward and Gertrude McGhee Giles. A memorial service was held Thursday, August 20, at First Baptist Church followed by a private committal at New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

William T. Griffin, 70, of 203 Lee Street, Greenville, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the St. Francis Hospital, Downtown. Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late George A. Griffin Sr. and the late Ruth Henderson Griffin. Funeral service was held Tuesday, August 18, at the Rock Hill #1 Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Greenville

West Columbia – Mrs. Charlotte Owings Hollingsworth, 89, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015. She was born February 24, 1926 in Laurens to the late Leonard Isaac Owings and T. Hunter Owings. Services will be held at a later date.  Elmwood Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
www.elmwoodfhcolumbia.com

David "Henry" Ingle Jr., 74, of 101 Eden Street, Laurens,passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at his home. He was born in Cross Hill and was a son of the late David Henry Ingle Sr. and the late Florine Ridlehoover Ingle. A memorial service was held Thursday, August 20, at the Gray Funeral Home Chapel in Laurens. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

Raymond Horace "Chip" King Jr., 53, of 22 Waterthrush Way, Simpsonville, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015. He was the son of Raymond Horace King Sr. and Mildred Calvert King. A memorial service was held Saturday, August 15, at the JK Yarborough Mortuary in Woodruff. E-condolences may be sent to www.yarboroughmortuary.com.
JK Yarborough Mortuary
Woodruff

Elbert Anderson Leopard, 77, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015. He was born February 11, 1938 in Newberry to the late Elbert Leopard and Josie Turner Leopard. Funeral services were Saturday, August 22, at Fletcher Funeral Service followed by burial in the Shady Grove Presbyterian Church cemetery.
Fletcher Funeral Service

Titus Martin Jr., 16, of 100 Oak Hill Drive Greenville, died, Tuesday, August 17, 2015. Born in Greenville County, he was a son of Titus Martin Sr. and Tina Taylor Martin. Funeral service was held Saturday, August 22, at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church. Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.   
Beasley Funeral Home, Greenville

Johnny T. Meeks, 78, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed from this life Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born April 16, 1937 to the late Homer Meeks and Elsie Meeks Kesler. He spent a little over two and a half years residing in Jonesboro with his daughter after originally coming from Laurens. A memorial service was held on Friday, August 7,  in Jonesboro with private burial.

Gray Court - Richard Nolan Powell, 60, went to be with the Lord, Monday, August 24, 2015. Mr. Powell was born February 20, 1955 in Anderson County to the late Dennis Jack Powell Sr. and Nora Vaughn Powell.  Graveside Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, at Dials United Methodist Church, Gray Court.
Fletcher Funeral Service

Sally Kate Sullivan, 73, of 402 W. Georgia Road, Apt. #1, Simpsonville, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late T. J. Pyles and Marie Sullivan Pyles. Funeral service was held Sunday, August 23, at the Golden View Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Douglas Earl Todd, 72, of 65 Willis Court, Gray Court, died Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Elester Todd and Ada Thompson Todd. Funeral service was held Monday, August 24, at the Hopewell Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn

Marshal Talmadge Vaughan Sr., 92, of 1540 Sandy Springs Road, Laurens, died Monday, August 17, 2015, at his home. He was born in Woodruff and was a son of the late Morris Talmadge and Mildred Kellette Vaughan. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, August 19, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.
Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

 
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