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Gerald Thomas Wentworth

Gerald Thomas Wentworth December 19, 1929 – July 30, 2022 Our hardworking, wonderful & handsome Husband, Dad, and Grandfather, Gerald Thomas Wentworth (Jerry) gained his wings at 5:50 pm EST, July 30, 2022 (92 yrs.). He had been ill since February 2022. Gerald was born on December 19, 1929. He was a fraternal twin to…

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Charles Edward “Eddie” Stewart

Laurens, South Carolina Charles Edward “Eddie” Stewart, age 83, of Laurens, and husband of the late Edna Diane Stewart, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at PRISMA Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late Emory and Hattie Wilburn Stewart. Eddie was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.…

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George Franklin “Frank” Russell, Jr.

George Franklin “Frank” Russell, Jr., 92, widower of Mamie Etta Harris “Mamsie” Russell, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. Born July 2, 1930, in Laurens, he was the son of the late George Franklin Russell, Sr. and Gladys Townsend Russell. He was a 1948 graduate of Laurens High School where he was named All State…

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Richard David Charles

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Richard David Charles, age 80, and husband of Karen Wilton Charles, passed away Friday, July 22, 2022, at Martha Franks. Mr. Charles was born September 22, 1941, in Lynn, MA, and was a son of the late Albert and Madeline Busineau Charles. He served in the U.S. Air Force from…

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Clara Ann Bryant Smith

Williamston, South Carolina Clara Ann Bryant Smith, age 75, of Williamston, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at her home. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Clara Mae Craine Bryant. A former employee with the Gilliland Plant, Clara loved spending time with her family and going to the…

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James Kinchen “Jimmy” Maye, Jr.

Laurens, South Carolina James Kinchen Maye, Jr., age 90, of Laurens, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at PRISMA Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenwood, he was the son of the late James Kinchen Maye Sr., and Mary Lewis Maye. Jimmy was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a…

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James Ronald “Ronnie” Sanders

Laurens, South Carolina James Ronald “Ronnie” Sanders, age 79, of Laurens, and husband of Barbara Finley Sanders, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at PRISMA Health Laurens County Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens, he was raised in the home of Julian and Frances Burton. Ronnie retired from Coca Cola after 35 years of service.…

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Sherry Parker Wilson

Laurens, South Carolina Sherry Parker Wilson, age 75, of Laurens and wife of Charles Marion Wilson, passed away Friday, July 15, 2022, at Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital surrounded by family. Sherry was born in Little Rock, AR to the late Frank S. and Vonnie Huff Parker. During her childhood years the Parker family moved…

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Laurens High School (LDHS) Announces Schedule Pick-Up Dates

Laurens District 55 High School has announced several important updates with regard to the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Schedule pick up for students will take place July 26 and July 27 in Commons (times listed below by grade level). Students will pick up schedules in the front lobby (follow signage) and then proceed to stations…

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Joyce Ann Owens Hipp

Laurens, South Carolina Joyce Ann Owens Hipp, age 78, formerly of Lakeview Drive, and widow of Charles Melvin Hipp, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022. She was born in Laurens County and was a daughter of the late Wilmont “Bill” and Lunie Hughes Owens. A homemaker, Joyce was a member of Second Baptist Church. She…

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