James Vernon Weast

Feb 22, 2024

James V. Weast (Jim), 78, of Easley, SC, peacefully passed away on February 22nd after a long series of health issues. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine to Dr. John J. and Ruth Bean Weast, Jim was known for his great love of family, animals and his ability to never meet a stranger. If he was your friend, he was your...

June Faulkner Pace

Feb 22, 2024

June Faulkner Pace, 83, of Easley, South Carolina died Thursday, February 22, 2024 at her residence.


June was a 1959 graduate of Easley High School.  She and her husband, the late Weston Stuart Pace, traveled the world while he served his country during the 1960s, giving birth to their first child in Germany. She was a homemaker and took great pride in...

Emily Kate Turner

Feb 22, 2024

Emily "Kate" Turner, 29, of Seneca, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024.

Born in Easley, she was a daughter of Donny Allan and Tonya Michelle Trammell Turner.

Kate was very creative and artistic and loved to express that through her drawings. She also loved children, especially her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Kate is survived by sisters, Christy Thompson (Paul)...

Elizabeth Marsh Ridge

Feb 20, 2024

Elizabeth Marsh Ridge, 76, of Greenville, South Carolina passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughter and best friend on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at her home.

Born in Florence, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Fred Taylor Ridge and Nell Bulla Ridge. After graduating high school, Elizabeth received her degree in nursing where she spent 14 years as...

Phyllis M. Jones

Feb 20, 2024

Phyllis M. Jones, 77, went to her heavenly home on, Tuesday February 20, 2024, surrounded by her family and friends. 

Born in Commerce, GA, she was a daughter of the late Roy E. and Edna Owens McClure.  

Phyllis loved gardening. She found immense joy in growing different types of flowers. Some of her favorite flowers were Sunflowers, Purple irises, magnolias. Phyllis...

Peter D Owen

Feb 17, 2024

Peter D. Owen

Central, SC

Peter D. Owen, 85, of Central, passed away peacefully at the Upstate Community Hospice House in Landrum, SC.

Pete was born in Long Island, NY, a son of the late Calvin and Margaret Owen.  He moved to Central, SC over 35 years ago and become fast friends with Geraldine Durham and her whole family.  He was a quiet...

Rev. J. Robert "Bob" Gibson

Feb 16, 2024

Rev. J. Robert "Bob" Gibson, 69, of Powdersville, husband of Debbie I. Gibson, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 16, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. 

Born in Greenville, South Carolina, a son of the late John Thomas and Nancy Jane Wilson Gibson, Bob obtained a master's degree in Pastoral Ministry from Holmes...

Furman Leonard Crumpton

Feb 16, 2024

Furman L. Crumpton

Easley, SC


Furman Leonard Crumpton, 77, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024.


Born on December 31, 1946, in Six Mile, he was a son of the late Furman Broadus Crumpton and Laura Belle Cannon Crumpton.


Furman was a free-spirited person who loved to travel around the country. 


Surviving is his brother, Donnie Crumpton of Easley; a daughter, Melissa Wane; and several nieces...

Mary Reid Dacus

Feb 15, 2024

Mary Reid Dacus, 98, of Piedmont, South Carolina passed away Thursday, February 15, 2024.


Mary was born in Piedmont and is the daughter of the late Furman Orr and the late Alma Wilson Orr. She was a retired seamstress with Piedmont Shirt Company and a member of Mount Airy Baptist Church. She grew up in the church and played the piano...

Jane Staley Pardue

Feb 15, 2024

Jane Staley Pardue passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 15, 2024, at the age of 84. Jane was born on February 11, 1940, in North Wilkesboro, NC to her loving parents, Enoch and Mary Staley. She was the eldest of 3 children. Born at home near the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Jane loved life...