Carolyn Ezell Foster

Apr 15, 2023

Carolyn Ezell Foster died on Saturday, April 15, 2023, having just celebrated her 98th birthday. Carolyn was born in New Orleans on April 6, 1925, the first child of Dr. Humphrey K. and Mildred Nance Ezell. At age four, she moved with her family to the Upstate of South Carolina. Carolyn held two master’s degrees: one in journalism from Emory...

Paul Charles Wukits

Apr 14, 2023


Paul C. Wukits, 76, of Piedmont, SC passed away peacefully on April 14, 2023, he was surrounded by family. His 50+ year battle with Juvenile Diabetes has come to an end. 

Paul was born December 14, 1946, in Pittsburgh, PA to John and Catherine Wukits of Millvale, PA.  He is a US Marine and served his country honorably in...

Dixie Ann Schmittou

Apr 10, 2023


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Dixie Ann Schmittou

Dixie reposed peacefully Monday, April 10, 2023 in Balsam Grove, NC at the home of her son David. Dixie is the widow of Charles D. Schmittou since 2010 after 50 years of marriage.

Born in Ashland City, Tennessee, February 2nd 1, 1936, she is the youngest daughter of the late Ervan and Irene Doughten....

Johnathon Paul "Foot" Anderson

Apr 9, 2023


Johnathon “Foot” Anderson

Easley, SC 


Johnathon Paul “Foot” Anderson, 44, husband of Jennifer Holcombe Anderson, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2023 at his home.


Born in Laurens County, he was a son of Rosemary Jordan Anderson and the late Paul Dean Anderson.


“Foot” was employed with Foremost Pipeline Construction. He enjoyed fishing, and spending time...

Robby Dean Morrison

Apr 8, 2023


Robby Dean Morrison, 73, of Central, passed away April 8, 2023.

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late J.P. and Helen Gillespie Morrison. Robby served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam, where he was awarded the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He worked as a welder for Duke Power and J.P....

Michael Shane Jones

Apr 6, 2023

Michael Shane “Mike” Jones, 56, of Easley, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2023.

Born in Columbus, OH on February 16th, 1967, he was the son of Sandra Bruney Scahill (Thomas) and the late James H. “Jim” Jones.

Mike, better known as Coach Jones, coached men’s basketball for almost 30 years; Including Easley High School in Easley, SC; Tusculum College in...

Jamie Caywood-Miller

Apr 5, 2023

Jamie Caywood-Miller, 65, daughter of James & Cleta Caywood, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

Jamie was born in Houma, LA on July 27th,1957. She received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Southwestern Michigan College and was an RN for many years. She specialized in newborns and loved her time working in the NICU. Jamie had a passion for cooking...

Kim Denise Mathis

Apr 4, 2023

Kim Denise Mathis, of Pickens, South Carolina entered peacefully into her eternal home on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at the age of 63. She was born in Greenville and was of the Baptist faith. 

Kim will be remembered for always being late but brightening up the room with her contagious smile. Kim was a very caring lady that loved everyone...

Rachel Hall Youngblood

Apr 3, 2023

Rachel Hall Youngblood, 89, wife of the late Joseph “Ray” Youngblood, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 3, 2023.

Born in Easley, SC, she was a loving person who, cared for neighbors who were sick. Rachel also loved interior decorating, sewing, and painting. She enjoyed gardening, cooking southern style foods for her family, and during the...

Barbara Johnson Barker

Apr 3, 2023


Barbara J. Barker, 85, of Seneca, was called to Heaven on April 3, 2023.

Barbara Ann Johnson was born in Washington, D.C. on March 10,1938 and was raised in Maryland, along with her sister, Christine. She also enjoyed spending time with her favorite cousin in Virginia, Shelba Funk. Barbara married Robert Barker and had 3 children. She moved with...