Category Archives: Obituaries

Courier Obituaries 12-17-14

8-6 Page 5A.inddShelby Jean Riggins

CENTRAL — Shelby Jean Terry Riggins, 73, of 132 Irvine Road, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late Henry Clay and Vinnie Beatrice Bolt Terry.

She retired from Westpoint Stevens and was a member of Refuge Baptist Church for more than

Courier Obituaries 12-10-14

8-6 Page 5A.inddJo Ann L. Avery

Easley — Mrs. Jo Ann Long Avery, 66, wife of the late Millard Franklin Avery, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at her home.

Born in Easley, a daughter of the late Pickney Plato and Laura Estella Gilliland Long, Mrs. Avery retired as the owner and operator of Five Points Café and was a member of Rice’s Creek Church

Courier Obituaries 12-3-14

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Ted Wilson, Sr.

EASLEY — Ted Wilson, Sr., 76, husband of Jean Hill Wilson, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at his home in Easley. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many, he was born in Rock Hill, S.C., son of Daniel Woodrow and Eleanor Caskey Wilson.

Mr. Wilson retired from Perrigo Pharmaceutical Company and was a member of First United Methodist Church Easley, where he was a former Sunday School teacher and youth leader. In his free time he enjoyed gardening, coin collecting, and reading. He was a graduate of Wofford College, where he received a football scholarship.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Donna W. Roy of Easley, Delaine W. Childress (Jeff) of Seneca, and a son, Donald Ted Wilson, Jr. (Kim) of Easley; five grandchildren, Erica Roy, Emory Childress, Georgia Childress, Jarrett Wilson, and Maddie Wilson; and a brother, Kenneth L. Wilson (Marianne) of Garner, N.C.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Maj. Jerry W. Wilson and a sister, Betty Jean Wilson.

Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church Easley on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 3

Courier Obituaries 11-26-14

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Kay Ingram

EASLEY — Margaret “Kay” Brannon Ingram, 78, of 2510 Farrs Bridge Road died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at Baptist Easley Hospital.

Born in Rutherfordton, N.C., a daughter of the late Joe Harold and Maude Ferree, Mrs. Ingram retired from AT&T in Kansa City, Mo., and was a member of Jones Avenue Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Lawrence William “Bill” Ingram of the home; a son, Frankie Ingram (Teresa) of Sunset; a daughter, Lulu Winchester (Chip) of Liberty; three grandchildren, Brooke and John Ingram and Kaleigh Winchester; her beloved dog, “Patches”, and three nieces, Carol

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