Betty Davis Hood

Mar 15, 2024

Betty Davis Hood, 93, passed away on March 15, 2024.Born on October 1, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Edna Watson Davis. Betty was known for her sweet personality and kind heart that touched the lives of many around her.  She graduated from Liberty High School in the class of '49, where she was voted Class Beauty...

Jean Sylvia Dukes

Mar 14, 2024

Jean Sylvia Dukes, known fondly as Sylvia, passed away comfortably at Clemson Downs Healthcare. Born on July 19, 1933, Sylvia led a life filled with love and generosity until she departed on March 14, 2024. Sylvia's journey was one of unwavering support and dedication. As her husband pursued his medical studies, Sylvia worked in a textile mill, MUSC Medical Hospital, and...

Jimmy Lewis Hicks

Mar 13, 2024

Jimmy Lewis Hicks, passed away on March 13, 2024. He was a man of loving and kind nature, leaving behind a legacy cherished by many.

Born on May 21, 1937, Jimmy led a fulfilling life centered around his family and service to his country. He proudly served as a Staff Sergeant of the United States Army National Guard, a chapter of...

Connie Lee Black

Mar 13, 2024

Connie Lee Black, 79, a loving and kind-hearted soul, passed away on March 13th. She was the daughter of the late Glenn E. White, and Edith G. White.

She was known for her passion for gardening, yardwork, trees and plants, as well as her dedication to serving Refuge Baptist Church of Central, SC.

Connie was retired from Milliken-Pendleton Finishing Plant.  She also...

Martin L. Hammond

Mar 11, 2024

Martin L. Hammond, a dedicated drywall hanger, breathed his last breath on March 11, 2024, at the Upstate Community Hospice House. Born on March 31, 1943, in Townville, South Carolina, Martin's journey came to an end as he peacefully departed surrounded by his loved ones. Martin was a man of simple pleasures and a strong work ethic. Throughout his career hanging...

Virginia Setser Wilson

Mar 11, 2024

Virginia S. WilsonEasley, SCMrs. Virginia Setser Wilson, wife of the late Rev. James Madison Wilson, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, March 11, 2024.Born in Franklin, NC, a daughter of the late Gilmer Jacob Setser and the late Nina Ray Setser, Mrs. Wilson received her Bachelor's Degree in nursing from the East Tennessee Baptist School of Nursing...

Shirley "Dobbie" Mae Chapman

Mar 11, 2024

Shirley “Dobbie” Mae Chapman, of Walhalla, South Carolina passed away on Monday, March 11, 2024, with her family by her side.


Ms. Dobbie, as she was affectionately known, was born in Pickens, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Fred H. Chapman and the late Grace B. Dodgens Chapman. She was also preceded in death by ten of her siblings.


Ms. Dobbie...

James Franklin "Frank" Boggs

Mar 10, 2024

James Franklin “Frank” Boggs, 90, of Central, husband to Gloria Holladay Boggs, passed away March 10, 2024.

Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late Choice Vernon Boggs and Janie Gillespie Boggs. Frank graduated from Pendleton High School then went on to receive his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University. He retired from JP Stevens as a supervisor...

Joe Barton Jones

Mar 10, 2024

Joe Barton Jones, 84, of Easley, South Carolina, husband of Linda Dacus Jones, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at his home. 

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Roscoe Griffith and Julia Barton Jones. Joe, a beloved project manager in construction at Sadler Company who retired in 2003, led a fulfilling life shaped by his...

Billie Elmore Kinard

Mar 10, 2024

Billie E. Kinard

Easley, SC


Billie Elmore Kinard, a cherished daughter, devoted wife, loving mother, and adoring grandmother, passed away on March 10, 2024, at the age of 85. She was born to James L. and Wilhemina C. Elmore on May 18, 1938.


Billie shared 60 beautiful years of marriage with her beloved husband, Frank D. Kinard. On February 28, 2024, they celebrated...