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Mattie Garrett Waldrop

Laurens, South Carolina Mattie Garrett Waldrop, 98, of Laurens and widow of the late George Matthew Waldrop passed away Monday, March 20, 2023, at NHC in Laurens. Born in Woodruff, she was a daughter of the late Carl Ruth and Eula Nelson Garrett. Mrs. Waldrop was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and retired from…

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Cleo Self Ashmore

Laurens, South Carolina Cleo Self Ashmore, 84, formerly of Mt. Pleasant Estates and widow of William Clyde “Billy” Ashmore passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023, at the Hospice House of Laurens County in Clinton. Born in Del Rio, TN she was a daughter of the late John Greer and Gladys Taylor Self. Mrs. Ashmore retired…

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Joseph Keith “Papa Joe” Craig, Sr.

Laurens, South Carolina Joseph Keith “Papa Joe” Craig, Sr., age 81, of Laurens, went to be with his Lord and Savior after a brief illness on August 21, 2022. He was the husband of the late Texanna Mae Griffin Craig. Born in Wattsville, he was the son of the late George Arthur and Elizabeth Owens…

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Etsuko Hayata Fowler

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Etsuko Hayata Fowler, 87, formerly of Penland Road in Laurens and wife of the late Charles Bruce Fowler, passed away January 28, 2022, at the Presbyterian Home in Clinton. Born in Osaka, Japan, she was daughter of the late Tadashi Hayata. Mrs. Fowler worked over the years for 3M, GE…

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