The Newberry Observer Obituaries

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November 14, 2018

Janice Metts

Janice Metts

Little Mountain, South Carolina

LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Janice Huffstetler Metts, 83, died Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Lexington Medical Center. Born in Chapin on November 28, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Harvey B. "Doc" and Aileen Amick Huffstetler. She retired from the Newberry County School...

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

November 13, 2018

November 8, 2018

Robert Bodie

Robert Bodie

Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina

BATESBURG-LEESVILLE — Robert Eugene Bodie, 80, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Lexington Medical Center. Born August 18, 1938 in Newberry, S.C., he was the son of the late Horace and Andrella Sherbert Bodie. Mr. Bodie was a Marine Veteran. Along with his parents, he...

Young Derieux Long

Young Derieux Long

Sumter, South Carolina

SUMTER — Young Derieux "Y.D." Long, 87, husband of Bobbie Fuller Long, died Monday, November 05, 2018 at his home. Born August 12, 1931, in Prosperity, he was a son of the late Curtis Derieux Long and the late Mary Rilla Shealy Long. Mr. Long was a member of Dalzell Baptist...

November 4, 2018

Carlton Bowers

Carlton Bowers

Little Mountain, South Carolina

LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Carlton Griffith "Bo" Bowers, 88, passed away on October 31, 2018 after a short battle with cancer. "Bo" was born in Little Mountain to the late Ernest and Clara Griffith Bowers. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Nell Hartman Bowers; daughters,...

November 1, 2018

Rosie McCall

Rosie McCall

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Rosie Harris McCall, 73, of Newberry, S.C. died Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland after an extensive illness. Mrs. McCall was born in Newberry, a daughter of the late James and Juanita Harris. She was a retired employee of Generations of Chapin...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2018.

October 30, 2018

Betty Willingham

Betty Willingham

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Betty Wayne Hendrix Willingham, 86, died October 24, 2018 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John Andrew Willingham. Mrs. Willingham was born in Newberry, S.C. to the late Marcus Boyd Hendrix and Eula Lee Pitts...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2018.

October 25, 2018

Ken Baldwin

Ken Baldwin

Prosperity, South Carolina

PROSPERITY — Kenneth Wayne Baldwin, 80, of Prosperity, died Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital. He fought a courageous battle against cancer, but nothing could dim his spirit or that wonderful smile of his. Born on June 20, 1938 in Union, he...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2018.

Henry Haltiwanger

Henry Haltiwanger

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Henry B. Haltiwanger, 88, of Newberry, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at White Oak Manor. Born on October 30, 1929 in Little Mountain S.C., he was a son of the late George Langford and Mildred Kinard Haltiwanger. Mr. Haltiwanger was retired from American Fiber...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2018.

Frank Heaps Jr.

Frank Heaps Jr.

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Frank Heaps, Jr. 74, died Friday, October 19, 2018, at Newberry Memorial Hospital. Born on August 12, 1944, in Jellico, Tennessee, he was the son of Frank Heaps Sr., and Alene Heaps, both deceased. He was a graduate of Woodward High School and a member of the...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2018.

James McKinney

James McKinney

Saluda, South Carolina

SALUDA — James "Jimmy" W. McKinney Jr., 65, of Saluda, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Newberry Memorial Hospital. Born on November 29, 1952 in Greenwood, he was a son of the late James W. McKinney Sr. and Juanita Giles McKinney Livingston. He was a U.S. Army veteran...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2018.

Marion Spearman

Marion Spearman

Chappells, South Carolina

CHAPPELLS - Marion Fay Reese Spearman passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Springfield Place, Newberry, S.C. She was born on January 15, 1925 in Pomaria, S.C., the daughter of the late John Henry and Pearl Thelma Berley Reese. She was married for 61 years to the late...

Thomas Stone

Thomas Stone

Saluda, South Carolina

SALUDA — Thomas M. Stone, 72, of Saluda, died Friday, October 19, 2018 at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home. Born on March 29, 1946 in Augusta, Ga., he was a son of the late Maxwell Earle Stone and Dorothy McCarty Stone. Mr. Stone was a graduate of Newberry College. He enjoyed...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2018.

October 23, 2018

Betty McCoig

Betty McCoig

Prosperity, South Carolina

PROSPERITY — Betty Childers McCoig, 89, died Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the home of her daughter, Shelia. Born in Glasgow, W.V., she was a daughter of the late Ottmer and Edna Rutledge Childers. She retired after 22 years of service from the Lowman Home. She loved...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2018.

October 18, 2018

Nancy Shealy

Nancy Shealy

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Nancy Turner Shealy, 73, died Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born on September 5, 1945, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Robert Alvin Turner Sr. and Essie Enlow Turner Suit. She was a member of Summer Memorial Lutheran...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2018.

October 16, 2018

Marvin Bouknight

Marvin Bouknight

Prosperity, South Carolina

PROSPERITY — Marvin Richard "Bojack" Bouknight, 77, died Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born on May 10, 1941, in Newberry, he was the son of the late Larry Jonas and Minnie Viola Long Bouknight. He formerly worked for Duke Power and at...

October 11, 2018

Dorothy Bundrick

Dorothy Bundrick

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Dorothy Ann Bundrick, 68, passed away at her home surrounded by family on Saturday, October 6, 2018. She is survived by her son, Michael Bundrick (Kimberly); sisters, Carol Templeton (Sandy) and Nell Martin (Sammy); several grandchildren and one great-grandchild....

October 6, 2018

Ernest Gilliam

Ernest Gilliam

Clinton, South Carolina

CLINTON — Ernest Ray Gilliam Jr, age 75, of 22846 Highway 72 East, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at his home. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. and was a son of the late Ernest Ray Gilliam Sr. and Helen Mae Wicker Gilliam. He was a graduate of Newberry College and...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 5 to Oct. 6, 2018.

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy Hoffman

Columbia, South Carolina

COLUMBIA — Nancy Cummings Hoffman, 64, passed away on October 1, 2018, after more than a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Nancy was born October 2, 1953 in Columbia, S.C., and attended A.C. Flora High School and Clemson University before graduating from the...

Howard Robinson

Howard Robinson

Columbia, South Carolina

COLUMBIA — Howard Vernon "Robbie" Robinson, 89, of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at his residence. Born on March 22, 1929 in Newberry, he was a son of the late James and Sara Jester Robinson. Mr. Robinson was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He worked many years as a...

October 3, 2018

Judy French

Judy French

Newberry, South Carolina

NEWBERRY — Judith "Judy" Caldwell French, 71, of Newberry died at her residence on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Born on November 28, 1946 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Lillie Caldwell. Judy graduated from Newberry High School, received an associate...

Published in The Newberry Observer from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3, 2018.

Jacqueline Johnson

Jacqueline Johnson

Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia — Jacqueline Woodall Johnson, 71, of Columbia, passed away September 30, 2018. The family will greet friends from 2:00-4:00 p.m.; Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Midlands Christian Church, 1312 West Main Street, Lexington. Woodridge Funeral Home of Lexington is...

Mary Williamson

Mary Williamson

Little Mountain, South Carolina

LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Mary Frances Lipsey Williamson, 82, widow of George S. Williamson, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday September 28, 2018. Born in Union County, she was a daughter of the late James Ernest and Annie Belle Knox Lipsey. She is survived by...

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