The Newberry Observer Obituaries

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June 18, 2018

Diane Trantham

Diane Trantham

Newberry, SC

Newberry — Diane Patricia Drost Trantham, 66, entered heavenly rest on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Lexington Medical Center Pulmonary ICU. Born on March 22, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Maria Drost. She was a member of Colony Lutheran...

June 14, 2018

Thomas Major

Thomas Major

Wayne, PA

WAYNE, Pa. — Thomas W. Major passed away on the evening of June 7, 2018. He was born in 1953 in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Ruth Virdin and Charles Major on August 21. He grew up in Wilmington with his brother Paul and attended Mount Pleasant High School, York Academy of...

June 12, 2018

Charles Kennington

Charles Kennington

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY – Charles Layton Kennington, 74, died June 6, 2018 at his residence. Born on June 8, 1943 in Lancaster, he was a son of the late Charles Crawford and Ethel Adams Kennington. Mr. Kennington was a United States Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War. He retired as...

June 7, 2018

Margaret Finch

Margaret Finch

Columbia, SC

COLUMBIA— Margaret Watkins Finch, 75, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Sunday, June 3 after a prolonged illness. Margaret was born on December 29, 1942 in Aiken, S.C., the second daughter of Ace Workman Watkins and Winnifred Hallman Watkins. Her early...

Evelyn Mills

Evelyn Mills

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Evelyn H. "Mimi" Mills, 66, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Richland Memorial Hospital under the watchful care of Palmetto Health Hospice. Her family is truly grateful for the wonderful staff of Richard Memorial for their loving and respectful...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Jun. 6 to Jun. 7, 2018.

June 5, 2018

Bobby Ann Williams

Bobby Ann Williams

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Bobby Ann Shealy Williams, 81, widow of Bennie Lewis Williams, died May 30, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital. Born on December 15, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Benson "Pad" and Ruth Epting Shealy. She and her husband Bennie made their home...

May 31, 2018

Benjamin Burch

Benjamin Burch

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Benjamin A. Burch Jr., 99, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at White Oak Manor in Newberry, S.C. Born on December 7, 1918 in Roanoke, Va., he was a son of the late Benjamin A. Burch Sr. and Meriam Whitescarver Burch. He was an U.S. Army Air Force veteran of WWII...

Published in The Newberry Observer from May 30 to May 31, 2018.

Stanley and Joyce Fuller

Stanley and Joyce Fuller

Donalds, SC

DONALDS — Stanley Chace Fuller, 68, and his wife, Joyce Wells Fuller, 65, of Donalds died Friday, May 25, 2018. They are survived by their daughters, Wendy (David Jr.) Donahue of Kinards and Carrie Burton (Michael Harrison) of Laurens; grandchildren; Caitlin Wilbanks (Earl...

Published in The Newberry Observer from May 30 to May 31, 2018.

Eddie Miller Sr.

Eddie Miller Sr.

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Eddie Cloma Miller Sr. of Newberry, S.C. died on May 27, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Blessed are the saints who die in the Lord! The husband of 67 years of the late Mae Amick Miller, he was born in Newberry, S.C. on March 4, 1926, the oldest child of...

Elaine Story

Elaine Story

Columbia, SC

COLUMBIA — Elaine Smith Story, 68, of Columbia, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, after a lengthy battle with corticobasal degeneration. Born on May 11, 1950 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel Suber Smith. Following graduation from Newberry College in...

Published in The Newberry Observer from May 30 to May 31, 2018.

May 30, 2018

Kenneth Garrett

Kenneth Garrett

Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH, NC — Kenneth O'Neal Garrett, 51, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Born on November 7, 1966, in Columbia, he was the son of Doris Amick Garrett White and the late Robert Garrett. Ken Garrett started his career at IBM in 1989 after a successful cooperative assignment with...

May 22, 2018

Mattie Boozer

Mattie Boozer

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Mattie Shealy Boozer, 101 years old, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 17, 2018. She passed at her home surrounded by family. Mrs. Boozer lived a life devoted to God, caring for her family and showing us what a life of faith looks like. Mrs....

Claude Shealy

Claude Shealy

Little Mountain, SC

LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Claude Heyward Shealy, 76, widower of Gladys Irene Metze Shealy, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born on August 10, 1941, in Chapin, he was a son of the late Ernest Ardell and Bertha Sites Shealy. He was retired from...

May 17, 2018

Essie Epting

Essie Epting

Joanna, SC

JOANNA — Essie Dickey Epting, 95, widow of William Holland Epting, died Friday, May 11, 2018 at Springfield Place. Born on November 1, 1922 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Charley and Mattie B. Milam Dickey. She owned and operated Essie's Beauty Shop in Joanna...

Arthur Ferrell

Arthur Ferrell

Elberton, GA

ELBERTON, Ga. — Rev. Arthur Kenneth Ferrell Sr., 85, of Elberton, Ga., husband of the late Lydia Marie Coleman Ferrell, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his residence. A native of Durham, N.C., he was a son of the late Rufus F. Ferrell Sr. and Ora Ethel Walker...

May 15, 2018

John Kelly

John Kelly

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — John Pickney Kelly, 74, of Prosperity, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, S.C. Born on April 2, 1944 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Roy M. and Cora Dominick Kelly. He was married to the late Pam Reed Kelly for 26 years. ...

Published in The Newberry Observer from May 14 to May 15, 2018.

May 10, 2018

Katherine Abrams

Katherine Abrams

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Katherine McConnell "Kitty" Abrams, 85 of Newberry, widow of Wallace Martin Abrams died May 7, 2018 at White Oak Manor. Born on March 19, 1933 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late James Edward and Addie Mae Maw McConnell. She was a member of Epting...

Mary Jo Gibson

Mary Jo Gibson

Mt. Pleasant, SC

MT. PLEASANT — Mary Jo Griffith Gibson, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born on April 7, 1937 in Saluda County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Mary Ellen Kempson Griffith. Mrs. Gibson graduated from the University of South Carolina where she...

Published in The Newberry Observer from May 9 to May 10, 2018.

James Kinard

James Kinard

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — James Everett Kinard, 91, died Friday, May 4, 2018, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home. He was born on October 11, 1926, in Newberry, he was the son of the late James Tommie and Myrtle Adams Kinard. He was a graduate of Newberry High School and Newberry College in...

May 8, 2018

May 3, 2018

Ardell Shealy

Ardell Shealy

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Ardell Junior (AJ) Shealy, 81, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born on November 14, 1936, in Chapin, he was a son of the late Ernest Ardell and Bertha Sites Shealy. He was retired from Shakespeare and was a member of St. Luke's...

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