Category Archives: Obituaries

Courier Obituaries 3-21-18

Diana Lynn T. Moody

LIBERTY — Mrs. Diana Lynn Tovrea Moody, 64, wife of Robert Louis Moody, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018.

Born in Aurora, Ill., a daughter of the late James Charles and Mattie Frances Daughtry Tovrea, Mrs. Moody received her associate degree from Tri-County Technical College and was the manager of faculty services at Southern Wesleyan University. She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 44 years, are a daughter, Rebecca Lynn Moody Banks of Liberty; two sons, James Robert Moody of Liberty and Stephen Philip Moody (Samantha) of Greenville; three sisters, Kathleen Jean Tovrea and Loretta Sylvia Tovrea, both of Greenville, and Sally Jean Tovrea George of Liberty; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road. Burial

Courier Obituaries 3-14-18

Robert Lamar “Bo” Ramey

LIBERTY — Bo Ramey, 80, husband of Ruby Lee Nabors Ramey, passed from this life Tuesday, March 6, 2017.

Born in Oconee County, he was a son of the late Lewis and Ludy Ramey. Bo was a member of Tabor United Methodist Church, an avid golfer and a veteran of the United States Navy.

Survivors include his wife of the home; children, Tony Ramey of Westminster, Linda Moore (Dale) of Liberty, Susan Graham (Tim) of Easley, Patricia Brock of Easley and Jamie Moore of Liberty; a daughter-in-law, Cheryl Moore of Liberty; 12 grandchildren; 22

Courier obituaries 3-7-18

Jane Ellen Atkinson Craig

PICKENS — Jane Ellen Atkinson Craig of Pickens died peacefully surrounded by her family on Feb. 27, 2018.

Jane was born on Jan. 8, 1933, in Orangeburg. She was predeceased by her parents, Aubrey Law and Edna Hough Atkinson. Jane graduated in 1951 from Greenwood High School and Winthrop College in 1955. Jane married her husband of more than 60 years, Olin Lemuel Craig, on May 18, 1957. Prior to moving to Pickens, Jane served as executive assistant to the president of Palmetto Baking Company and also as a secretary for

Courier Obituaries 2-28-18

Addie Lou Grant

PICKENS — Addie Lou Grant, 78, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at her home in the Twelve Mile community.

Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late J. Walter and Addie Hudson Grant. Miss Grant retired from Ryobi Manufacturing after more than 42 years of service and for eight years served as manager of the Pickens Senior Center. She enjoyed traveling with the Mt. Bethel Seniors Group. A lifelong musician, Lou sang with her sisters as the Grant Trio. She was a member of Bethany Church of God, where she was an assistant

Courier Obituaries 2-21-18

Debra Martin Morris

EASLEY — Mrs. Debra “Debbie” Martin Morris, 58, wife of Randall “Randy” Arvin Morris, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.

Born in Pickens County, the daughter of the late Edgar Malcolm Martin Sr. and the late Lois Brown Martin, Mrs. Morris received her B.S. degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina and retired from advertising sales. She was a member of Potters Clay

Courier Obituaries 2-14-17

H. Dale Rumph

CLEMSON — Heyward Dale Rumph, 68, of 213 Knollwood Drive, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at AnMed Health Center in Anderson.

Born in Walterboro, he was the husband of Terry Hughes Rumph of the home and the son of the late Heyward C. Rumph and Rose Murray. He was a 1975 graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he earned a BS in accounting. He worked for CGS Administrators and loved all Carolina sports, playing tennis and reading a good book. Mr.

Courier Obituaries 2-7-18

Trina Allmon

LIBERTY — Trina Lynn Allmon, 54, of 714 N. Ashton Drive, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Charlotte, N.C.

Surviving are her mother, Elizabeth R. Allmon of Liberty; a sister, Debra Allmon of Easley; her father, Jerry G. Allmon of West Union.

Services will be private. Online condolences may be sent to the

Courier Obituaries 1-18-18

Mozelle Dix Green

SENECA — Mozelle Dix Green, 89, of 317 Circle Drive, Seneca, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

She was originally from Greenville, where she played basketball and graduated from Parker High School in 1947. The family moved to Seneca in 1969, and she retired from the Kendall Company.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Sherwood W. Green; her parents, Mrs. Pearl T. and Herley E. Dix; her brothers, Herley E. Dix Jr., Douglas Dix and H.J. Dix; and her sisters, Magdeline Dix Ellison, Laura Dix Aiken, Senia Dix Robertson, Peggy Dix Brennan and Mary Ann Dix.

She is survived by her four sons, Rickie Green and Ronnie Green of the

Courier Obituaries 1-24-18

DeRilla Davis Stewart

EASLEY — DeRilla “Rilla” Davis Stewart, 96, of 202 Herringbone Run, wife of the late Lucius “Wilson” Stewart, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at McCall Hospice House.

Born in Pickens, Mrs. Stewart was a daughter of the late Lawrence Albert and Ina Rampey Davis. She was a homemaker, who loved cooking and sewing. Mrs. Stewart was the oldest living member of Easley First United Methodist Church, where she belonged to the Wesley Sunday School Class. She was active in her church, including the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Stewart was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow by the Easley Rotary Club, and she was a devoted member of her Garden Club.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty Stewart Ellison (Dr. Eddie Ellison) of Greenville and Tracee Stewart Simpson of Easley; four grandchildren, Megan Ellison Carpenter (Bobby), Stewart Edwin Ellison (Beverly), Davis

Courier Obituaries 1-17-18

Bertha G. Edgington

EASLEY — Bertha “Bert” G. Edgington, 97, of Easley died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Brookdale Easley Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Geneva, Ill., a daughter of the late Ralph and Antoinette “Eva” (Mitkus) Pacuinas. Her first marriage

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