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Martha Joyce Morse Madrazo

Birmingham, Alabama Martha Joyce Morse Madrazo passed away from natural causes on August 16, 2022; she was 88 and lived in Birmingham, Alabama where her daughter, Lynn Holcombe and son-in-law John Holcombe reside. She was born in Anderson County, but was raised in Laurens, SC. After graduating from Furman University (a music major) in 1956,…

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Rev. Maurice F. DeFoor, Sr.

Laurens, South Carolina Rev. Maurice F. DeFoor, Sr., 87, passed away Friday, March 18, 2022, at Martha Franks Retirement Community, Laurens, SC. Rev. DeFoor was born in Westminster, SC, and grew up in Eastanollee, GA, as the second youngest of ten children. Called to pastoral ministry as a young man, he graduated from Furman University…

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James Franklin Adair

Dateline – Fort Mill, South Carolina James Franklin Adair, 54, husband of Melissa Broadwell Adair, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Jim was born on January 12, 1967, at the American Air Force Base in Ruislip, England. He was the son of the late Duckett “Mac”…

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