Category Archives: Obituaries

Courier Obituaries 10-22-14

8-6 Page 5A.inddDick “3 Feathers” Hall

Pickens — John Richard “Dick” “3 Feathers” Hall, 70, husband of Lori Jayne Hayward Hall, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at his home.

Dick was born in Ottawa, Canada a son of the late John William and Mary Agnes Shields Hall. He was retired from Winn Dixie in Orlando as a diesel mechanic. He was a member of the Native American Christian Ministries.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Lori, of the home, a son, Bill Hall (Tammy) of Jacksonville, Fla. and a daughter, Marsha Hall of Orlando, Fla. Also surviving is a brother, Doug Hall (Davida) of Silver Spring, Md. and a grandson

Courier Obits 10-15-14

8-6 Page 5A.inddBonnie Sue (Lee) Curtis

Liberty — Bonnie Curtis died Saturday Oct. 11, 2014.

She was the daughter of Ernest and Clara Lee. Having devoted herself to home and family, Bonnie considered her greatest accomplishments to be raising her five daughters and being a wonderful grandmother to all of her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Some of her greatest joys included spending time with her grandchildren, going for long rides in the mountains with her family, and watching birds out her kitchen window.  Known to her grandchildren as “Granny,” she always had a dollar, a treat or a surprise to give them in exchange for a big hug.  Her family always looked forward to eating her

Courier Onituaries 10-8-14

8-6 Page 5A.inddPolly R. Pace

Pickens — Pauline Reeves “Polly” Pace, 90, of N. Catherine Street, and wife of the late William Hancel “Hank” Pace, Sr., died Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014 at her home.

Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of the late Waddy Avery Reeves and Liza Jane Queen Reeves. Mrs. Pace was retired from Singer Manufacturing. She was a member of Pickens First Baptist Church and was an Auxiliary Volunteer with Cannon Memorial Hospital for several years.

Surviving is a son, the Rev. William H. “Bill” Pace, Jr. (Deanna) of Pickens; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Emma Lou Grant of Pickens and Jeanette Hamlin of Piedmont; and two brothers, James

Courier Letters to the Editor 10-1-14

In response to Cloer’s articles

Dear Editor,

Unlike Dr. Thomas Cloer Jr., I was not a child of a nomadic family in Appalachia. I was born in the Matheson Cove in Clay County, N.C., a few years before the young Tom Cloer arrived in Clay County with his family. The Cove is where my parents had settled in about 1936, after having started their lives together in Tusquittee in 1927. In 1938, I was born as the seventh child in a family that would in time become a family of six daughters and five sons.

The similarities with my language and Dr. Tom’s “home-rooted language” that he shared in one of his “Lifestyles”

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