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Hadrosek, Regina - Greenville  
Regina Hadrosek Greenville Regina Johanna Kuczynska Hadrosek, 90, wife of George Emil Hadrosek, of Greenville, died Saturday, February 28, 2015. Born in Olszewnica Stara, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Petronela Grono Kuczynska. Along with her husband, Regina came to America at Ellis Island and lived the American dream of working and raising a family in freedom. She retired from General Motors after many years of service. A member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, she loved to crochet, play cards and give dinner parties. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Alice Waluskiewicz and husband Samuel Miller, of Charlotte, NC; a son, Paul John Hadrosek and wife, Lisa Hooten-Hadrosek, of Clarksburg, MD; three grandchildren, Jessica Waluskiewicz and husband Marc Kosanovich, of Atlanta, GA, John Mark Waluskiewicz, of Atlanta, and Jacqueline Georgia Hadrosek, of Clarksburg, MD, and a great-grandson, William Novak Kosanovich, of Atlanta. Visitation will be held from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Burial will be in Graceland East Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com .
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 2, 2015
Hagan, Marie - Travelers Rest  
Marie Hagan Travelers Rest Marie Hagan, 83, of Travelers Rest, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, February 25, at her home. Born in Madison County, NC, she was a daughter of the late James B. and Ethel Ridley Hagan. She received her degree in Christian Education from Lee college, now Lee University in Cleveland, TN; was the children's ministry leader at Park Place Church and later director of the Young at Heart at Travelers Rest Church of God for 15 years; was retired from textiles and home health work; and was a member of Travelers Rest Church of God. She is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, friend and caregiver for over 30 years, Jerry Hawkins. Along with her parents she was predeceased by her sisters; Mabel Center, Lucille Hagan, and Mildred Allen. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 until 11 am at The Howze Mortuary. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 am at The Howze Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. The family will be at their respective homes. The family would like to thank the staff of Open Arms Hospice for the love and care of Marie, her nurse, Cindy; Chaplain Joe Farry; aid, Maria; volunteer, Sue Burton; and caregiver, Sharon Soto. And a thank you to the Meal's on Wheels volunteers who were an important part of her life. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Travelers Rest Church of God Building Fund, P. O. Box 239, Travelers Rest, SC 29690. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thehowzemortuary.com The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051
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Published in The Greenville News from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2015
Haney, Vivian "Bibbie" - Simpsonville  
Vivian (Bibbie) Haney Simpsonville Mrs. Bibbie Haney, 84, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, February 13, 2015, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Greenville, SC, the daughter of the late Sherman and Rachel Suddeth. She attended Parker High School in Greenville. She retired from Kemet Electronics as an Assembly Line Quality Control Worker, where she received many achievement awards. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Fountain Inn, SC. Along with her mother, father, and her 12 siblings, she is preceded by her husband, John Haney; her son, Jeff Haney; and her daughter, Terri Kelly. She leaves behind her son, Rocky Mauldin; daughters, Dedria Porterfield and Candace Boon; grandchildren Shannon, Kevin and Travis Turner, Jeffrey and Cory Haney, Tug Porterfield, Shawna Thissen, Dylan Boon, and Kita Sullivan who she loved as a granddaughter, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. All who knew Bibbie remember her as a music lover. She was always humming, singing or dancing. But what she took most pleasure in was being a companion for senior citizens, for which she is remembered as a wonderful caregiver. Bibbie absolutely loved spending time with her grandchildren, walking outdoors, and sunning by the pool. She also was an avid reader who loved crime and mystery books. The family will receive friends at Fletcher Funeral Service, 1218 N. Main Street, Fountain Inn, SC 29644, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Saturday, February 28, 2015, with a celebration of life service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, Bibbie's family asks that memorials be made to VITAS Healthcare, 8401 Datapoint Drive, Ste. 300, San Antonio, TX 78229. Donations may also be made online at http://www.vitas.com/community-page/donate . Fletcher Funeral Service
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Published in The Greenville News from Feb. 26 to Mar. 4, 2015
Hardeman Jr., George "Pete" - Greer  
George Walton "Pete" Hardeman, Jr. Greer George Walton "Pete" Hardeman Jr., beloved husband of the late Annie Mann Hardeman, died February 27, 2015. Born August 27, 1923 in Macon, GA, he was the son of the late George W. and Emma Hackney Hardeman Sr., a member of Monaghan Baptist Church, and a WWII Navy veteran, having served on the USS Leedstown and USS Dyess. Mr. Hardeman is survived by his children, George Hardeman III (Helen), Michael Hardeman (Suzanne), Bill Hardeman (Barbara), Pam Alexander (David), Jack Hardeman (Laurie); loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Wounded Warriors ( www.woundedwarriorproject.org ) or Honor Flight of Greenville ( www.honorflightupstatesc.com ). Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com .
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 2, 2015
Harrison, Joyce M. - Simpsonville  
Joyce M. Harrison Simpsonville Joyce M. Harrison, 80, of Simpsonville, widow of Bobby Harrison, passed away on February 23, 2015. A life-long resident of Simpsonville, she was a daughter of the late Johnny McCall and the late Beulah Wood McCall. She was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Temple Baptist Church. Joyce retired from Her Majesty and also worked in the funeral industry part time for a number of years. She is survived by one daughter, Jan McCreery and her husband, Kevin, of Simpsonville; one son Barry Harrison and his wife, Wanda, of Ware Place; one grandson, Sean McCreery; two step-granddaughters, Amanda McCreery and Kayla Arnold; and three great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel at Heritage Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service starting at 2:00 PM. Interment will be at Cannon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to: Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon St., Greenville, S.C. 29605 or to Ahava Hospice, 7505 Irmo Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29212. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.heritage-funeral.com
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Published in The Greenville News from Feb. 25 to Mar. 4, 2015
Hawkins, Judith Susan - Greenville  
Judith Susan Hawkins Greenville Judith Susan Hawkins, 65, of Greenville, wife of Melvin Hawkins, died Sunday, February 22, 2015. Born in Newnan, GA, she was a daughter of the late James and Joyce Free. In addition to her loving husband of 31 years she is survived by, one daughter, Tracey Carr; one son, Jason Carr and wife Teresa; five grandchildren; and one brother Jeff Free. She is preceded in death by, a son, Daniel Hawkins; and a brother Jimmy Free. Visitation will be held Friday, February 27, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Northwest chapel with burial to follow in Graceland Cemetery, West. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com .
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Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 27, 2015
Hawkins, William - Greenville  
William Smith "Bill" Hawkins, M.D Greenville William Smith "Bill" Hawkins, M.D., 99, died February 26, 2015, at his home in Greenville, South Carolina. Born September 7, 1915 in Greenville, he was a son of the late William Roe Hawkins and Floride Bradley Hawkins. Bill graduated from Greenville High School in 1933, Furman University in 1937, and the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia, where he ranked at the top of the class of 1941. He began a surgical residency at the University of Minnesota Medical School before entering the U.S. Army in 1942. He commanded the medical unit of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, Sixth Army, serving in WWII's Pacific theater and earning the rank of major. Bill served a fellowship in internal medicine & cardiology at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1947-8 and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Washington, D.C. He returned to Greenville in 1949, where he practiced internal medicine until retiring in 1992. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Hawkins enjoyed years of service as director of Greenville General Hospital's Rheumatic Fever Clinic. Following his retirement, he volunteered at Meals on Wheels and the Greenville Free Medical Clinic. He will be remembered for his attentive bedside manner, not to mention his willingness to make house calls. An outstanding artist and photographer, Bill was a regular student at Furman University throughout his retirement, and he especially enjoyed pen-and-ink art classes. He was a long-time member of The Raven Society, the oldest and most prestigious honorary society at the University of Virginia, and of The Poinsett Club in Greenville. He was of the Baptist faith, but also affiliated with the Catholic faith via his family. Dr. Hawkins is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Mary and Brad Carr, granddaughters Katherine (Kate) Carr and Anna Carr, and great-grandchildren Lydia Aylestock and Ford Sullivan. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen Mettelka Hawkins; sister, Floride Hawkins Carpenter, and brother, Luther Bradley Hawkins A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery, 1805 Wade Hampton Boulevard. The family extends grateful appreciation to Bill's friend Ione Broadwater and the staff of Lutheran Hospice for their outstanding care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Greenville Free Medical Clinic, 600 Arlington Avenue, Greenville SC 29601 or Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville SC 29605. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 5, 2015
Hendricks, Ben - Easley  
Ben Hendricks Easley Ben Hendricks, 78, of Zion Church Road, passed away Monday, August 2, 2015 in Okeechobee, FL. Born in Liberty, a son of the late Edwin Franklin and Tennie Looper Hendricks, Mr. Hendricks retired as a supervisor with American Enka and later drove tour buses for Charter Coach Company. He was a member of Bates Masonic Lodge and Hejaz Shrine Scottish Rite. Mr. Hendricks was a veteran of the US Navy. Surviving are his wife of fifty-nine years, Maybelle Bagwell Hendricks of the home; a brother, James Hendricks (Elma) of Lakeland, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hendricks was predeceased by a brother, Harold Hendricks and by a sister, Annie Laura Findley. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Friday in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 12:30 until 1:45 PM Friday at the funeral home, prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 432 Zion Church Road, Easley, SC 29642. The family is at the residence. Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 5, 2015
Higgins, Denver  
"Dink" Higgins Piedmont Denver "Dink" Newman Higgins, 91, widower of Louise Ellison Higgins, died Friday, February 27, 2015. Born in Forsyth County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Jack L. and Mammie Gravite Higgins. A United States Army and Air Force veteran, he was a retired supervisor from J.P. Stevens and a member of Piedmont Heights Baptist Church. Surviving, are daughter-in-law, Rebecca Higgins of Piedmont; sister, Wynell Clevenger of Greenwood; grandchildren, Melonie Molloseau (Randall), Lorrie Bennefield; great-grandchildren, Treasure Molloseau and Haley Bennefield. He was predeceased by his son, Robert E. Higgins, five brothers and two sisters. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 3, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the mortuary chapel. Burial will be at Greenville Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Piedmont Heights Baptist Church, P.O. Box 36, Piedmont S.C. 29673. The family is at the home. Condolences:www.graymortuary.com
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 1, 2015
Hill, Hazel - PELZER  
Hazel Hill Pelzer Hazel Cox Hill, 88, formerly of Holland Ford Road, widow of Thomas Elvis Hill, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015. Born in Pelzer, she was a daughter of the late Etta and Dutch Owens and Harold Cox. She retired from Woolworth Distribution Center and was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church. Survivors include sons, Jerry Hill (Elaine), Danny Hill (Linda); daughter, Patricia Brown (Bradley), all of Pelzer; brother, Earl Owens; eight grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. She was predeceased by a sister, Vivian Cooley. Visitation will be held from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary chapel. Entombment will follow at Greenville Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Susan Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. The family is at the home of her daughter. Condolences: www.graymortuary.com
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 4, 2015
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