James Harold Davis, Sr.

Laurens, South Carolina James Harold Davis, Sr., 88, of 111 Blakely Avenue and husband of the late Marie Dawkins Davis passed away Friday, February 12, 2021, at Laurens County Hospital. Born in Greenville, SC he was a son of the late James and Agnes Lollis Davis. Mr. Davis was retired from Laurens Glass and was…

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PRTC encourages students to apply for legal scholarship

Laurens, South Carolina The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) has announced the James L. Bass Legal Scholarship, a new scholarship for students with an interest in rural communities entering their first year of law school. FRS is the philanthropic arm of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, of which Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative is a member. With…

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Jerri Hawkins Stoilkov

Inman, South Carolina Jerri Hawkins Stoilkov, 75, of Inman and widow of Simeon B Stoilkov, passed away Friday, February 12, at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Landrum surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Laurens, Jerri was a dear friend to all she met and loved by many. She was a retired school…

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Donnie Frank Bailey

Clinton, South Carolina Donnie Frank Bailey, 79, of Clinton and husband of Estelle Alivee “Bootsie” Cunningham Bailey passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at his home. Born in Florence, SC he was a son of the late Donnie and Sally Ruth Hudson Bailey. A U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran, Mr. Bailey was self-employed and retired from…

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Helen Mae Mahon Hall

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Helen Mae Mahon Hall, age 89, widow of A.W. “Buck” Hall, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at her home in Laurens. She was born and raised in Laurens County and was a daughter of the late John Furman Mahon and Niza Mae Lindley Mahon. Helen retired from Southern Underwriters…

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Felix James Przybylowicz, Jr.

Gray Court, South Carolina Felix James Przybylowicz, Jr. walked through the gates of heaven to rejoin his bride of 61 years, Norma Mae Przybylowicz, on February 10, 2021. Felix was born on November 1, 1928 in Philadelphia, PA. In Norma, Felix married a woman he knew would be strong enough to bear and raise his…

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Herman “Gilbert” Caldwell

Laurens, South Carolina Herman “Gilbert” Caldwell, 89, of Laurens, SC, passed away on February 9, 2021 at his home. Gilbert was the son of the late Carter Columbus and Bertie Roberts Caldwell.  As a young lad, he moved with his family from Hot Springs, NC to Laurens County, never met a stranger and enjoyed telling…

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James Cork Martin

Gray Court, South Carolina James Cork Martin, 93, of Gray Court, SC, passed away on February 9, 2021 at PRISMA, Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was the widower of Ruby Compton Martin and Carolyn Tollison Martin. James was the son of the late Wallace Lever and Lula Cork Martin. He was co-founder, along with his brother…

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John Haskel Pennington (Johnny)

John Haskel Pennington (Johnny), 77 went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday February 9,2021. Johnny was the son of the late John and Grace Pennington and loving husband to the late Carolyn Pennington. Johnny is survived by his children Beth Hansel, John Pennington (Rachel), and Lee Pennington (Amber), as well as his grandchildren…

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Elnita Wilbanks Owens

Clinton, South Carolina Elnita Wilbanks Owens, of Clinton, and wife for 55 years of the late Thomas Owens, passed away February 7, 2021. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of the late Callie Watson and Flora Schults Wilbanks. Mrs. Owens graduated from Laurens High School and attended Winthrop College. As a member of the…

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