Category Archives: Obituaries

Courier Obituaries 5-20-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddFlorence Sargent

Liberty — Florence Davis Sargent, 94, of 603 Anderson Drive, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Cannon Memorial Hospital.

Born in Liberty, she was the widow of Lloyd L. “Mutt” Sargent and a daughter of the late Rev. James A. and Etta Sue Owen Davis.

She retired from Dan River Mills, where she worked as an executive secretary. Mrs.

Courier Obits 5-13-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddInez Bryant

Norris — Inez Ross Bryant, 78, of 400 N. Norris Drive, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Pickens.

Born in Oconee County, she was the widow of Jack Anderson Bryant and was a daughter of the late J.B. and Brodie Ables Ross. She was retired from Libco Mills and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are a daughter, V.V. Massey (Andrew) of Williamston; a son, Chip Bryant

Courier Obits 5-6-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddFrances Elizabeth Masters Bigby

Pickens — Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Masters Bigby, 74, of 115 Henderson St., Pickens, loving wife of Jesse Bigby Jr., went home to be with her savior on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Pickens.

Mrs. Bigby was born on Oct. 5, 1940, in Oconee County to the late Dewey and Ina Cannon Masters. She graduated from Tamassee DAR School and attended Tri-County Technical College. She retired from the Pickens County DSN Board and enjoyed

Courier Obituaries 4-29-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddMary L. Waters

Easley — Mary Lois Littleton Waters, 88, of Garden Road, wife of the late Mickey Waters, went home Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of the late William Issac Littleton and Cora Mae Gilstrap Littleton.

Mrs. Waters was retired from the retail and textile business and was a member of Jones Avenue Baptist Church.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda Alexander (Charles) of Easley and Wanda McDuffie (Goffery) of Woodstock, Ga.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two brothers, James Robert (Bob) Littleton of Easley and J.D.

Courier Obituaries 4-22-17

8-6 Page 5A.inddFloycie Carroll Holliday

Liberty — Mrs. Floycie Carroll Holliday, 97, wife of the late Woodrow W. Holliday, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Cannon Memorial Hospital.

Born in Jackson County, NC, a daughter of the late Rufus Newton and Emma Bryson Carroll, Mrs. Holliday retired from Easley Textiles and was a member of Smith Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Jason Holliday (Jean) of Liberty, and Rabon Holliday (Eleanor) of

Courier Obituaries 4-15-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddLynne Hammond

Easley — Sarah Lynne Freeman Hammond, 45, of Edgemont Street, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital.

Born in Greenville County, a daughter of Evelyn Gillespie Freeman and the late James Malcolm Freeman, Lynne was a radiologic technician and of the Baptist faith.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a sister, Beth Freeman Miller (Robert) of Piedmont,

Courier Obituaries 4-8-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddRobbie F. Mauldin

Clemson — Robbie Faith Mauldin died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at her home in Clemson.

 Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Eva Powers Mauldin.  In her 50 year career with Norfolk Southern Railway she served as Depot Agent in Georgia, North Carolina and many locations in South Carolina. She was a long time member of Clemson United Methodist Church.

Courier Obits 3-25-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddGeorge Leonard Crum

Easley ­— Mr. George Leonard Crum, 82, husband of Etta Clardy Crum, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at his home.

Born in Pickens County, a son of the late James Edgar and Georgia Ellen Ross Crum, Mr. Crum was self employed and a member of Arial United Methodist Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 46 years, are two daughters, Lisa Crum and Donna Lambert, both of Easley; one brother, Ross Crum (Peggy) of Easley; two sisters, Lucille Lesley and Grace

Courier Obituaries 3-18-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddIna Ruth Watson Owen

Central — Ruth Watson Owen died on March 6, 2015.

She was born on May 30, 1923, to the late Leo Woody Benjamin and Sallie Brown Watson. She worked at Morris and Co. in Pickens for 30 years. She attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Central.

Ruth is survived by her niece Rhonda Barton (Johnny) and her niece Gayle Thurn (Brad), along with many other family members and friends.

Ruth was predeceased by her beloved husband William Clinton “Clint” Owen and her brother

Courier Obituaries 3-11-15

8-6 Page 5A.inddBERTHA M. DURAN

CLEMSON — Bertha Stroneski Duran, 95, of 205 Blue Ridge Drive, died peacefully on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Lila Doyle Nursing Home in Seneca.

Born in New London, Conn., she was the widow of Eloy A. Duran and a daughter of the late Charles and Helen Snoesky Stronesky. She worked in manufacturing prior to retirement and

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