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Sharon Myrtle Hudson

Laurens, South Carolina Sharon Myrtle Hudson, 79, of Laurens, South Carolina, passed away on April 22, 2022, at Martha Franks Retirement Community in Laurens. Born on December 3, 1942, in Los Angeles, California, she was the daughter of Clint Monroe Ashbran and Genevieve Hewitt Ashbran. She graduated from Oroville High School in Oroville, California. On…

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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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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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