Donald Ray Gantt

Nov 3, 2022


Donald Ray Gantt Easley, SC

Mr. Donald Ray Gantt, 60, husband of Kathy Barton Wright Gantt, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022.

Born in South Dakota, a son of the late Luther Cleo Gantt and the late Beatrice Holcombe Gantt, Mr. Gantt was a graduate of Easley High School, a retired maintenance supervisor and of the Baptist faith. Donald was...

Junior Martin

Nov 3, 2022


Junior Martin, 89, of Central, husband to Janie Hamilton Martin, passed away November 3, 2022.

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Capers and Irene Pinion Martin. Junior was a brick mason and later in life was a mechanic. He enjoyed being outside and loved working. Mr. Martin was a member of Central Independent Baptist...

James Curtis Phillips, Jr.

Nov 2, 2022

James Curtis Phillips Jr., 65, husband of Marie Rardon Phillips, died Nov. 2 after a period of declining health.

Born in Greenville County, he was the devoted son of the late Curtis James and Hazel Massingille Phillips. He graduated from Carolina High School and was an honor graduate of the University of South Carolina College of Journalism. During his long...

Scott Bowman

Nov 1, 2022

Ronald Scott Bowman, 60, peacefully passed away after a brief illness Tuesday, November 1, 2022. He was born April 17, 1962 in Anderson, the son of Ronald and Martha Heaton Bowman. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Clemson.


Scott enjoyed visiting the Myrtle Beach area where he grew up and loved the water. He spent...

Richard "Rich" Steven Miller

Oct 31, 2022


Dr. Richard Steven Miller, 53, of Clemson, husband to Melinda Rawlinson Miller, passed away October 31, 2022.

Born in Smithtown, New York and grew up in Mahopac, NY, he was the son of Steven and Dottie Gallina Miller. Rich received his Phd. in Mechanical Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo and was an Associate Professor at...

Ressie Mae Bearden Palmer

Oct 30, 2022


Ressie Mae Bearden Palmer, 78, wife of Army Veteran, Marada Cliff Palmer, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30 at her home.

Born in Oconee County, a daughter of the late Samuel Bearden and the late Lois Hill Bearden, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed going to church, painting, flower arranging, gardening, camping, and spending...

Barbara Cannon Holder

Oct 30, 2022


Barbara Holder Pendleton, SC

Barbara Cannon Holder, 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, October, 30, 2022.

Born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late Ralph Cannon and the late Nancy Belle Cannon, Barbara was a graduate of Pickens High School, Southern Wesleyan College, and Clemson University where she received her Master's Degree in Education. She...

Sarah Mae Fincannon McCall

Oct 30, 2022


Sarah Mae McCall Easley, SC

Mrs. Sarah Mae Fincannon McCall, 73, wife of Bruce Richard McCall, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022.

Born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late John Thomas Fincannon and the late Christine Bertie Edens Fincannon, Mrs. McCall retired from Alice Manufacturing Company-Elljean Plant and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Sarah loved the outdoors, gardening,...

Joanne Gilstrap Childress

Oct 29, 2022


Joanne G. Childress

Easley, SCJoanne Gilstrap Childress, 87, wife of the late E. Weldon Childress, of Easley, passed away October 29, 2022 at The Retreat at Easley assisted living community. She was born in Pickens County to the late Guy and Gena Gilstrap on September 16, 1935. 


In her early life she worked for a number of...

Paul Jonathan Hartwell Sr.

Oct 28, 2022

Paul J. Hartwell Sr.Easley, SC

Paul J. Hartwell Sr., 80, husband of Judy Dexter Hartwell passed away Friday, October 28, 2022.

He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pickens where he was member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed playing cards, watching Football, and loved the church. 

In addition to his wife of over 40 years,...