Category Archives: Obituaries

Courier Obituaries 8-27-14

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Cecil William Durham

Six Mile — Cecil William Durham, age 72, husband of Annie Sue Ellenburg Durham died Sunday Aug. 24, 2014 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Durham was born in Pickens County a son of the late Sam Wesley Durham and Elva Crowe Durham. Mr. Durham was a member of Mile Creek Baptist Church. He had a Lifetime passion for 51 years in the Lumber and Logging Business, Owner & Operator of Durham’s Hardwood Lumber & Logging Inc.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, one son; Mickey Wesley Durham of Six Mile, five daughters; Barbara

Courier Obituaries 8-20-14

Arthur Garner

Easley — Arthur K. “Papa” Garner, 80, of 101 Wallace Drive, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Baptist Easley Hospital.

Born in Anderson, a son of the late Andrew and Myrtle Lou Anthony Garner, Arthur was a graduate of Boys High School in Anderson and retired from the maintenance department of Robinson Funeral Home. He was a member of Dacusville Church of God of Prophecy.

Surviving are two daughters, Tina Louise Garner and Rebecca Ann Hayes; a brother, Robert Garner; two sisters, Sarah Rice and Myrtle Ruth Mosley; granddaughters, Jennifer Leigh Contreras, Natosha Lynn Maximo, Kendra

Courier Obituaries 8-13-14

Lendon Richard Simmons

Pickens — Lendon Richard Simmons, age 81, husband of Patricia Ann Childs died Monday Aug. 4, 2014 at Cannon Memorial Hospital.

8-6 Page 5A.inddMr. Simmons was born in Griffin Community Pickens, a son of the late Jesse Marion Simmons and Artie Lee Hayes Simmons. Mr. Simmons was a member of TurnPoint Community Worship Center of Easley.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, two daughters; Sherree Robinson and husband Wayne of Pickens, Sharon Nealy and husband John of Pickens, four sons; Richard Simmons and wife Georgia of Easley, Ronnie Simmons and wife

Courier Obitituaries 8-6-14

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Gilmore Wallace, Jr.

Easley — Gilmore Wallace, Jr., 69, husband of Carmen Douglas Wallace, died Friday, July 25, 2014 at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Pickens.

Born in Darlington, to the late Gilmore Sr., and Juanita Green Wallace, “Gil” was a 1963 graduate of Rosenwald High School and went on to work for American Brass in Ansonia, Conn. He enjoyed fishing and listening to “oldies” music, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

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