Susan J. Belk

Dateline – Laurens, SC Susan J. Belk, age 67, of 25 Burton Road, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at her home. She was born in Clinton, SC and was the daughter of the late Emmett Gray Jessee and Ethel Glady Taylor Jessee. She was a Special Education Teacher at Whitten Center before becoming a…

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Carolyn Collins Burns

Laurens, SC Carolyn Collins Burns entered into her eternal home on July 4, 2019. Born in Ware Shoals, SC, she was the daughter of the late Grover Martin Thompson and Lydia Campbell Thompson. Carolyn lived most of her life in Anderson and Belton, SC.  There she met and married William E. Collins. While residing in…

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Ted Goodwin Nash

Fountain Inn, SC Ted Goodwin Nash, 81, husband of Joyce Pennington Nash of 62 years, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 4, 2019. Mr. Nash was born in Fountain Inn to the late Harry Nash and Blanche Goodwin Nash. He was a life-long member at Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a…

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Mary Sue Sumeral Van Vranken

Dateline – Clinton, SC Mary Sue Sumeral Van Vranken, age 74, of 504 AB Jacks Rd., and widow of Michael Van Vranken entered into glory Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at her home. She was born in Newberry, SC and was a daughter of the late A.J. McKittrick and Ruby Miller McKittrick. Sue was a dedicated…

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Dorothy Irene Boles Patton

Greenwood, SC Dorothy Irene Boles Patton, 81, of 100 Linda Lane passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at NHC in Laurens. Born in Abbeville, she was a daughter of the late Mellion Boles, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Tucker Lawton. Mrs. Patton retired from Monsanto after twenty-eight years of service and was a member of Cedar…

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Gayle Byers Marler

Dateline – Mountville, SC Gayle Byers Marler, age 70, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Hospice of Laurens County. She was born in Laurens and was the daughter of the late Charles Lloyd Byers and Emma Julia Milam Byers. Mrs. Marler is survived by her husband, Tony Marler of the home; her son,…

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Lois Ladd Holcombe

Belton, SC Lois Ladd Holcombe, age 102, formerly of Hickory Tavern, and widow of Rev. Rufus J. Holcombe, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Rocky River Baptist Residential Care Home in Belton, SC. Born in Williamston, SC, she was a daughter of the late Joseph C. and Mattie Ellis Ladd.  Lois retired from…

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Judy Rogers Knight

Gray Court, SC Judy Rogers Knight, 72, of 3068 Warrior Creek Church Road and widow of Kenneth Eugene “Gene” Knight passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at her home. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Clayborn and Irene Hamby Rogers. Mrs. Knight was a homemaker and attended Sharon Pentecostal Holiness. Surviving…

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Michael “Mickey” Edward Gibson

Dateline – Whitmire, SC Michael “Mickey” Edward Gibson, age 48, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was born in Union, SC and was the son of Edward Walter Gibson and step-mother, Kay Gibson; his mother Peggy Jane Garner and step-father, Wayne Garner of Union. In addition to his parents,…

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Roy L. Weathers

LAURENS, SC Roy Lee Weathers, 67, died Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home. A native of Spartanburg County, he was the son of the late Ollie and Edna Richards Weathers. He was a former employee with Michelin for over 30 years. Surviving are his wife, Lisa Johnson Weathers of the home; two daughters, Amanda…

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