Dr. Charlie Otis Forrest, Jr.

Aug 10, 2022

Dr. Charlie Otis Forrest, Jr., 79, of Easley, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

Born and raised on Alice Mill Village in Easley, he was a son of the late Fleda Elizabeth Gilstrap and Charlie Otis Forrest, Sr.

Otis showed interest in listening to music at age 3, began studying classical piano under Barbara Stuckey at age 9, and played...

Arthur Wade Roper

Aug 9, 2022


Arthur Wade Roper, 83, of Central, husband of the late Edna Mae Willis Roper, passed away August 9, 2022.

Born in Central, he was the son of the late Paul and Leola Burkett Roper.  Mr. Roper retired after a long career as a truck driver.  He enjoyed fishing and supporting his sons racing.

He is survived by his sons,...

Kathy Ann Finley

Aug 7, 2022


Kathy Ann Finley

Piedmont, SC

Mrs. Kathy Ann Finley, 70, wife of William Oscar Finley, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Born in Oconee County, she was a daughter of Lester Hughs and Hazel Crooks, Mrs. Finley loved antiquing, and collected an assortment of dolls.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, is her son Jason Shriner of Athens, GA.


Gary Alvin Owens

Aug 7, 2022


Gary Owens Easley, SC

Mr. Gary Alvin Owens, 65, husband of Irene Loretta Bishop Owens, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022.

A Celebration of Life service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 13, 2022 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown.

Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Downtown, Easley.



Doris W. Franks

Aug 7, 2022

Doris Wellborn Franks, 93, widow of James Paul Franks, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 7, 2022. She was born in Anderson County May 5,1929 the daughter of Sam and Julia Hale Welborn. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Pendleton.


Doris was a well-known hairdresser for many years.


Doris is survived by her daughter, Sandra...

Bernice Wilson Elrod

Aug 5, 2022


Bernice W. Elrod

Easley, SC


Bernice Wilson Elrod, 94, of Easley, beloved wife of the late, Benjamin Garnett Elrod, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, August 5, 2022 at her home.


Born in Elberton, GA, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie and Hattie McCarty Wilson.


Mrs. Elrod retired from Swirl...

Carolyn Brown Dalton

Aug 4, 2022

Carolyn Brown Dalton, 97, of Pendleton, SC passed away peacefully Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Brushy Creek Post Acute Care of Greer.

A native of Pendleton, she was the daughter of Claude and Eloise Shockley Brown.  Mrs. Dalton served as a secretary with Clemson University IPTAY until her retirement in 1995.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of...

Earl "Butch" Hamilton Gilstrap

Aug 4, 2022


Earl GilstrapEasley, SC

Earl "Butch" Hamilton Gilstrap, 83, passed away August 4, 2022. Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Ernest Morris and Beulah Capps Gilstrap. 

Mr. Gilstrap loved Clemson sports, and he especially loved his family. 

Mr. Gilstrap is survived by his wife Laura Northway Gilstrap; his sons Greg Gilstrap (LaTresa) of Easley, Sammy...

Jeri Evans Deere

Aug 4, 2022

Jeri Evans Deere, 41, of Piedmont, South Carolina passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Jeri was born in Mansfield, Ohio to Donnie and Peggy Evans. Jeri lived up to the red-headed little girl stereotype, she was ornery and strong-willed. That determined personality did her a great service later in her life. Jeri met her husband, Jason Deere, at Madison High...

Rosalie C. Vieu

Aug 3, 2022

Rosalie Vieu 93, of Piedmont, South Carolina passed away from this life Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Born in Charleston, South Carolina she is the daughter of the late William Edward and Clara Rebecca Davis. 

Rosalie lived a life full of love and music, surrounded by the multitudes of people that she created with her loving husband, the late Clarence C....