Area Obituaries

Maxie Gerald Smith

Laurens, South Carolina Maxie Gerald Smith, age 79, of 105 McDowell Street, and husband of Linda Hughes Smith, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at his home. Born in Laurens, he the son of the late James Riley and Martha Mosley Smith. A member of Friendship Baptist Church, Maxie retired from Watts Mill and…

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Hilda Cruse Barlow

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Hilda Cruse Barlow, age 85, widow of the Rev. Earl Barlow, Sr., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, July 4, 2020. She was born in Rosefield, LaSalle Parrish, LA and was the daughter of the late Jewel Ivey Cruse and Jessie Mae Erskine Cruse. She was…

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Linda Price Powell

Laurens, South Carolina Linda Price Powell, age 72, of 457 Bethel Church Road, and wife of Ledman C. Powell, Sr., passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, at her home. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Johnny Price, Sr. and Mary Sue Burns Price. Linda retired from Torrington and was a…

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Sandra Alexander

Dateline – Greenwood, South Carolina Sandra Jean Hastings Alexander, 69, resident of Greenwood, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont. Born October 21, 1950 in Aiken, she was the daughter of Helen Hastings and the late Nathan Padgett. She was a graduate of Abbeville High School and worked…

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James Earl “Jimmy” Reames

Laurens, South Carolina James Earl “Jimmy” Reames, age 89, of 306 Southview Drive, and husband of the late Revonda Adcox Reames, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at NHC of Laurens. Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late Arthur W. and Kathleen Franks Reames.  Jimmy was a US Army Veteran, retired…

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Virginia Hartline Smith

Laurens, South Carolina Virginia Hartline Smith, age 85, of 103 Kingston Drive, and widow of Adelma  L. Smith, Jr. passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020, at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood. Born in McCormick, she was a daughter of the late Roy Lee “Tom” and Mary Sue Watkins Hartline.  Virginia retired from Laurens…

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Alvin Henry Donnan, Jr.

Dateline – Simpsonville, South Carolina Alvin Henry Donnan, Jr., age 67, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at the Regency Hospital of Greenville. He was born in Clinton, SC and was the only son of the late Alvin Henry Donnan, Sr. and Frances Jones Donnan. He was a graduate of Clinton High School and the…

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Elizabeth “Lib” Womble Bagwell

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Elizabeth “Lib” Womble Bagwell, age 79, of 3190 Apple Orchard Road passed away June 25, 2020 at her home. She was born in Clinton and was the daughter of the late Julius O’ Earl Womble and Catherine Ammons Womble. Mrs. Bagwell was an avid CHS Red Devil supporter and avid…

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Billy Eugene “Gene” Tumblin

Gray Court, South Carolina Billy Eugene “Gene” Tumblin, age 62, of 18594 Hwy 101 South, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at his home. Born in Spartanburg he was a son of Elizabeth “Lib” Chasteen Tumblin of Gray Court and the late Billy Franklin Tumblin. Mr. Tumblin was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed…

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Michael Irvin Shockley

Laurens, South Carolina Michael Irvin Shockley, age 22, of 384 Woodberry Drive, and husband of Carley Williamson Shockley, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Born in Laurens, he was a son of Shannon Len Shockley of Simpsonville and Karla Bodie Shockley of Ware Shoals. Michael was employed with Tire Pro of Laurens and was…

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