Category Archives: Obituaries

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.

Courier Obituaries 7-30-14

Amy Miller

Blountville, Tenn — Amy Louise Forrest Miller, 49, died Monday, July 21, 2014 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Easley, to C. Otis Forrest, Jr. and the late Pauline Ann McCall, Mrs. Miller was an Easley Christian School graduate and went on to be a manager in retail. She studied piano and was a talented flautist and had an eye for interior decorating.

Amy loved collecting angels, catching and collecting butterflies, spending time helping children and being a loving mother.

In addition to her father, she is survived by two sons, Levi and Jordan Staton, both of North Carolina; a step-brother, Chris Chapell of Pa.; three sisters, Anne Forrest of South Carolina, Alison Harshman of Florida and Andrea

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