Steven Ray James

May 27, 2023


Steven R. JamesEasley, SC

Steven Ray James, 53, passed away on May 27th, 2023, in his hometown of Easley, SC. He was born on August 27th, 1969 in Easley to Tommy Ray and Joyce Garrett James of Easley.

Steven was a talented individual who graduated from Easley High School in 1987 and later attended Greenville Technical College. He went...

Carolyn W. Holbrooks

May 26, 2023

Carolyn W. Holbrooks, born in Fair Play, SC on March 10, 1931, entered eternal rest in heaven on May 26, 2023. Carolyn was predeceased by her husband, Thomas J. Holbrooks, her father, mother, three brothers, and two sisters.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She worked 35 years at the United States Postal Service, was a...

Joyce Ann Carruthers

May 26, 2023


Joyce A. CarruthersEasley, SC

Mrs. Joyce Ann Fellows Carruthers, wife of the late Gail Howard Carruthers, passed away Friday, May 26, 2023. 

Born  on April 23, 1942, in Parma Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary Helen Peters Fellows. Joyce attended Bethesda United Methodist Church, and was active in the women's circle, and sang in...

Barbara Williams

May 25, 2023

Barbara Williams, 72, of Central, passed away Thursday, May 25th, 2023.

She was born in Richmond, VA, a daughter of the late Stockton and Elenor Cooper.

Barbara was a loving person who had a passion to instill positivity into everyone she met. She taught for many years at Tamassee-Salem High School, R.C. Edwards Middle School, and D. W. Daniel...

Phillip "Briss" Owen

May 25, 2023


Phillip “Briss” Owen, 75, of Easley, loving husband of Diane Owen, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

Born in Tuckasegee, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Jesse and Selma Harris Owen. Briss was a family man who cherished spending time with his loved ones. He was an incredible husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who always...

Martin R. Koldyke, Jr.

May 24, 2023


Martin R. Koldyke, Jr.Clemson, SC

Martin R Koldyke, Jr. of 124 Knight Circle, Clemson South Carolina, died peacefully Wednesday morning, May 24, 2023 at the home of his daughter in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. He was 93 years old.

The son of a Dutch Immigrant, Martin Renses Koldyke and Ellen Fern Anderson, he was born in Marion Indiana. Working...

Rachel Wicker Mason

May 22, 2023


Rachel W. Mason

Easley, SC

Rachel Wicker Mason, 88, daughter of Alton and Minnie Wicker, died on Monday, May 22, 2023 at St. Francis Hospital, surrounded by her family. 

Rachel is survived by her daughters Connie (Sid) Jenkins, Karen (Dale) Stephens and Amy Mason (Lynn Hendrix), a granddaughter Jennifer (Rhett) Butler and great-grandchildren Sidney Jenkins, Mason Butler, Ellie,...

Linda Mae Tenhuisen Graham

May 20, 2023


Linda Mae GrahamPelzer, SC

Linda Mae Tenhuisen Graham, 77, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at her home.

Born in Westfield, NY, a daughter of the late Melvin Walter Tenhuisen and the late Rachel Edna Morse and , Linda was a former Law Enforcement Dispatcher and retired as Manager of a local Women's Shelter. She was of the Pentecostal...

Joyce Boggs Brandon

May 20, 2023

Joyce Boggs Brandon, 86, of Clemson, wife of Craig A. Brandon, passed away May20, 2023.

Born in Brevard, NC, she was the daughter of the late William Robertson andVirgie Lee Morris Boggs. Joyce graduated from Stanley High School and QueensCollege in NC. She assisted her husband in the business venture CARRE, Inc. Shetaught English as a second language, enjoyed gardening,...

Ethel Owens Neibel

May 17, 2023

Ethel Owens Neibel, 74, of Easley, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023.

Born in Fountain Inn, she was the daughter of Grace Elizabeth Sims Thomason and the late Bruce Lee Owens.

Ethel is survived by three sons, Kenny Baldwin (Janet) of Piedmont, Tim Baldwin (Debbie) of Waterloo, and Christopher Neibel of Easley; a daughter, Tracy McClain (Mark) of Liberty; brothers,...