The Newberry Observer Obituaries

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October 19, 2017

Claude Dominick

Claude Dominick

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Claude Lake Dominick, 79, widower of Fredna Cook Dominick, died Monday, October 16, 2017, at his residence. Born on June 2, 1938, in Prosperity, he was the son of the late Claude William and Lois Lake Dominick. He served in the S.C. National Guard and was the...

Linda Koon

Linda Koon

Little Mountain, SC

LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Linda Epting Koon, 71, of Little Mountain, died Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Heritage at Lowman in White Rock. Born on April 5, 1946 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Leland Epting, Sr. and Ruby Lott Epting. Mrs. Koon was an active member of...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, 2017.

Ruth Lance

Ruth Lance

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Ruth Ayers Lance, 93, widow of Nolan "Mac" Lance, died Monday, October 16, 2017, at her residence. Born on May 18, 1924, in Marion, N.C., she was a daughter of the late James and Minnie Creson Ayers. Mrs. Lance was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She is...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, 2017.

October 17, 2017

Robert Johnston

Robert Johnston

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Robert B. "Bobby" Johnston, 72, of Newberry, died Friday, October 13, 2017 at his residence. Born on March 24, 1945, he was a son of the late W.P. Johnston, Sr. and Katie Brooks Johnston. Bobby was a United States Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and he was a...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 16 to Oct. 17, 2017.

October 14, 2017

Margaret McLemore

Margaret McLemore

Columbia, SC

COLUMBIA — Margaret Rossi McLemore, 96, of Columbia, formerly of (Lake Murray) Prosperity, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 with her loving daughter and granddaughter by her side. Her eyes widened, crystal clear as she stared out the window to the heavens above and with a soft...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2017.

October 12, 2017

Robert Simpson Sr.

Robert Simpson Sr.

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Robert Watson Simpson Sr., 91, died Saturday, October 7, 2017. Born on April 26, 1926, in Greenville, he was a son of the late Louis B. and Ebbie Stewart Simpson. Mr. Simpson was a Navy veteran, retired from the Charleston Post Office as a postal carrier and was...

Maxie Smith

Maxie Smith

Saluda, SC

SALUDA — Mr. Maxie Smith, 68, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017, in Hospice of Laurens County Hospice House. He was born in Saluda County, S.C., son of the late John Oscar and Corine Brown Smith, he was once employed by Kraft's Food, Newberry County School District...

October 7, 2017

Nita Coffey

Nita Coffey

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Nita Harmon Coffey, 56, of Whitmire, died Wednesday, October, 4, 2017 at Palmetto Health Richland. Born on September 19, 1961, in Newberry, she was a daughter of Donnie and Bertha Long Harmon. Nita was a member of Queens Memorial Presbyterian Church. She loved...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2017.

Marie Warren

Marie Warren

Prosperity, SC

PROSPERITY — Marie Warren, 91, left this world and entered heaven's gate October 5, 2017. She was surrounded by her family whom have been blessed to have had her in their lives. She was born in Houston, Miss., on December 17, 1925 to Irene and James Binkley. She married...

Travis Wright Sr.

Travis Wright Sr.

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Funeral services for Travis Lamont Wright Sr. will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Newberry, S.C. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of...

October 5, 2017

Margie Monts

Margie Monts

Chapin, SC

CHAPIN — Margie Lindler Monts was born April 29, 1934 in Lexington, S.C., to Ernest R. Lindler and Ruth Amick Lindler and passed away Monday, October 2, 2017. She was one of eight children, Rebecca Long, Christine Dowd, Veita Rae Farr (deceased), J.R. Lindler, Shirley...

Phillip Shultz

Phillip Shultz

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Phillip Aaron "Phil" Shultz, 69, of Newberry, went to be with his Lord on September 28, 2017. Born on September 16, 1948 in Pulaski, Va., he was the son of the late Carl Arden Shultz and Velma Claudine (Smith) Shultz. As a young man, Phillip served his country...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2017.

October 3, 2017

Dorothy Hunt

Dorothy Hunt

Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE — Dorothy "Dot" Dawkins Hunt, 85, of Greenville, formerly of Newberry, S.C., wife of Harold "Buddy" F. Hunt, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at her residence. Born in Newberry, she was the daughter of the late Ben Frank and Janie Harmon Dawkins. ...

September 28, 2017

Barbara Ahl

Barbara Ahl

West Columbia, SC

WEST COLUMBIA — Barbara Elaine Bowers Ahl, 74, of West Columbia, (originally of Newberry), passed away Sept. 25, 2017, peacefully in her sleep. She was born to the late Edna Rollins and Thurmond L. Bowers. She was a sister to the late Peggy Bowers Geiger, also of...

Alexis Heil

Alexis Heil

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — It is with great sadness that the family of Alexis "Al" John Heil announces his passing after a brief illness, on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 85 years. Al was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Lea and his daughters, Bethany and Tracy...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Sep. 27 to Sep. 28, 2017.

September 26, 2017

Virginia Culbertson

Virginia Culbertson

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Virginia "Ginna" Hayes Culbertson, 95, of Newberry, died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Agape Hospice House in Lexington. Born on June 20, 1922 in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Sease Hayes. Mrs. Culbertson was a home economics...

Eva Waldrop

Eva Waldrop

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Eva Mae Traylor Waldrop, 94, widow of Jefferson Carroll Waldrop, died Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born on March 24, 1923, in Monticello, she was a daughter of the late Meadow and Maree Traylor. She was a graduate of...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Sep. 25 to Sep. 26, 2017.

Frances Wicker

Frances Wicker

Pomaria, SC

POMARIA — Frances Elizabeth Wicker went to be with God on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Born on August 29, 1925 to George and Florence Wicker of the St. Phillips community, she was 92 years old. Frances was married to late Thomas Lake Wicker for 44 years and together,...

September 23, 2017

Orlando Watkins Jr.

Orlando Watkins Jr.

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Funeral services for Mr. Orlando C. Watkins Jr., age 35, will be conducted on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Pratt Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the home of his grandmother, Mrs....

September 21, 2017

Jimmy Alewine

Jimmy Alewine

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Jimmy Harrison Alewine, 76, widower of Susanne McCutcheon Alewine, died September 18, 2017 at Springfield Place. Born on March 30, 1941 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Henry Musco and Claudia Beatrice Shealy Alewine. He was a member of the first...

Wayne Long

Wayne Long

Wilmington, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Gerald Wayne Long, 60, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Duke University Hospital on Friday evening, September 15, 2017. Wayne was born October 29, 1956 in Newberry, S.C., the son of Gerald and Freeda Long. In addition to his parents,...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Sep. 20 to Sep. 21, 2017.

September 19, 2017

Milton Haltiwanger

Milton Haltiwanger

Newberry, SC

NEWBERRY — Milton L. "Mickey" Haltiwanger, 79, of Newberry, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born on November 16, 1937 in Prosperity, he was a son of the late George Langford Haltiwanger and Mildred Kinard Haltiwanger. He was the former owner...

September 16, 2017

Ellen Addy

Ellen Addy

Ninety Six, SC

NINETY SIX — Ellen Derrick Addy, 72, of 216 Beach Drive, Ninety Six, wife of Carroll J. Addy, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of Gussie Bundrick Derrick and the late Mayes Derrick. Ellen was formerly employed with Park...

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