Area Obituaries

Betty Ann Eaton

Dateline – Clinton, S.C. Betty Ann Eaton, age 81, and widow of Carl E. Eaton, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home. She was born in Clinton and was the daughter of the late Renie and Annie Baker Price. Betty was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother; she was an active member of…

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Mary Elizabeth “Lib” Knight

Laurens, S.C. Mary Elizabeth “Lib” Knight, 89, of 301 Reedy Fork Road and widow of Charles H. Knight passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Hospice House of Laurens County in Clinton. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Melvin Watson Lindley, Sr. and Lola Lee Tumblin Lindley. Mrs. Knight was…

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Martha C. Kennington

Dateline – Clinton, S.C. Martha C. Kennington, age 80, widow of John W. Kennington Sr., passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina in Clinton. She was born in Rock Hill, S.C., and was a daughter of the late Rembert and Eula Smith Clark. Mrs. Kennington was a real estate…

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Dorothy Ross “Dot” Garrett

Laurens, S.C. Dorothy Ross “Dot” Garrett, 93, of 302 Wardlaw Road and wife of the late Elford Zedak Garrett, passed away, Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Hospice House of Laurens County. Born in Magnolia, AL, she was the daughter of the late Edward Wilders and Lula Vick Ross. Retired from Southern Bell Telephone Co.…

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Lewis Melvin Bolt

Lewis Melvin Bolt, 89, of Laurens, S.C., passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his home. He was born in Chester, S.C., and was a son of the late Lewis Adger and Ruby Atkinson Bolt. Mr. Bolt worked for 3M Company and retired from G.E. in 1988. A U.S. Navy Veteran, he served on…

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Virginia Ann Henderson Faucette

Laurens, S.C. Virginia Ann Henderson Faucette died on Nov. 6, 2018, at the Martha Franks Retirement Community in Laurens, S.C. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Thomas T. Faucette; children, James Thomas Faucette of Nashville, TN, David Lawton Faucette (Martha) of Greer, SC, and John Steven Faucette (Darlene) of Williamston, SC; grandchildren, Bethany…

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Jo Moore Burdette

Dateline – Laurens, S.C. Jo Moore Burdette, age 92, formerly of 1402 Chestnut St. and the wife of the late IV Burdette, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at the Hospice House of Laurens County in Clinton, SC. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Troy Franklin Fowler Moore and Nannie Josephine…

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Margaret Compton Lee

Laurens, S.C. Margaret Louise Compton Lee, age 90, wife of the late Thomas Judson Lee, Jr., passed away peacefully at home on October 30, 2018. A native of Laurens, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Margie Chaney Compton. She was a graduate of Ford High School. She held clerical positions at Watts…

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Zackary “Zack” Scott Thompson

Pelzer, S.C. Zackary “Zack” Scott Thompson, 28, of Pelzer, passed away unexpectantly on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Born in Greenville, he was the beloved son of Betty “Lanie” Walker, of Laurens, and Scott Thompson, of Pelzer. He was creative and loved to draw and write. “Zack was truly a great son.” In addition to his…

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John Willard Dickens Sr.

Laurens, S.C. John Willard Dickens Sr. passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, October 29, 2018. Husband of Linda Cheek Dickens, he was just 73 years old. Anyone who knew John will tell you that he packed a lifetime of meaning into his brief time on earth. He was a successful businessman who gave back…

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