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Letter to the Editor 2-10-16

What is Hope?

Dear Editor,

Everyone has hope. We hope for good health, a new car, a new house, a good wife, a good husband; all kinds of hope. Most of which are what we want out of this

Courier Obituaries 2-10-2016

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Courier Community Calendar 2-10-16

• Cannon to offer Wellness Wednesdays

Cannon Memorial Hospital will be offering a February Wednesday Wellness Special at the Cannon Annex each week in February from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. No appointment or doctor’s order needed. Participants can receive a discounted lipid

Sweet treats for your Valentine

By Olivia Fowler
For the Courier

We associate Valentine’s Day with sweet treats. We also tend to

Courier Notice to Creditors 2-10-16

The publisher shall only be liable for an amount less than or equal to the charge for the space of the item in error in the case of errors in or omissions from any advertisement, and only for the first incorrect insertion.


All persons having claims against the following estates MUST file their claims on Form #371ES with the Probate Court of PICKENS COUNTY, the address of which is 222 MCDANIEL AVE., B-16 PICKENS, SC 29671, within eight (8) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors or within one (1) year from date of death, whichever is earlier (SCPC 62-3-801, et seq.), or such persons shall be forever barred as to their claims. All claims are required to be presented in written statements on the prescribed form (FORM #371ES) indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim, the amount claimed, the date when the claim will become due, the nature of any uncertainty as to the claim, and a description of any security as to the claim.

Estate: Sylvia Jo Ann Roper Ross

Date of Death: 7/11/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900006

Personal Representative: Marty Joe Ross

Address: 43 Saddleback Ledge Way

Sharpsburg, GA 30277

Attorney: Westley P. Cox

Address: 133 Straight Drive

Anderson, SC 29625

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10

Estate: Frances Shealy Hare

Date of Death: 11/18/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900797

Personal Representative:

Stephen D. Williamson, III

Address: 37 Rodeo Dr.

Leicester, NC 28748

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10

Estate: Patricia Yvonne Keefover Hudgens

Date of Death: 04/20/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900019

Personal Representative:

Robert Hamilton Hudgens, Jr.

Address: 199 Grace Lane

Long Creek, SC 29658

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10

Estate: Michael David Lindsey

Date of Death: 12/09/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900826

Personal Representative: Karen S. Lindsey

Address: 229 Chickadee Trail

Easley, SC 29642

Attorney: James E. Sterling

Address: Post Office Box 1207

Easley, SC 29641

Feb. 3, 10, 17

Estate: Taze Leonard Senn

Date of Death: 01/12/2016

Case Number: 2016ES3900049

Personal Representative: R. Jay Cooper

Address: Post Office Box 207

Clemson, SC 29633

Attorney: Corinne B. Cannon

Address: Post Office Box 629

Clemson, SC 29633

Feb. 3, 10, 17

Estate: Virgie Viola Kiddy Holt

Date of Death: 12/30/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900011

Personal Representative:

Janice L. Shrader

Address: 110 Shadydale Circle

Six Mile, SC 29682

Feb. 3, 10, 17

Estate: Patrick Dale Winchester

Date of Death: 12/17/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900057

Personal Representative:

J. Lindsay McClure

Address: 346 Wolf Creek Rd.

Pickens, SC 29671

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Ronald E. Sparks

Date of Death: 01/17/2016

Case Number: 2016ES3900062

Personal Representative:

Stanley W. Vaughan

Address: 611 Phillips Road

Greer, SC 29650

Attorney: Clayton L. Jennings

Address: 1151 E. Washington St.

Greenville, SC 29601

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Joe E. Murphree

AKA: Joseph Earl Murphree

Date of Death: 01/15/2016

Case Number: 2016ES3900051

Personal Representative:

Paulette B. Murphree

Address: 623 Old Bethlehem School Rd.

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Joe Alton Chapman

Date of Death: 11/24/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900056

Personal Representative:

Geraldine D. Chapman

Address: 704 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Sunset, SC 29685

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Laverne Annabelle Benko

Date of Death: 11/14/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900018

Personal Representative: Thomas Benko

Address: 298 Cross Creek Trail

Pickens, SC 29671

Attorney: Adam B. Lambert

Address: Post Office Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Donald Louis Hunter

Date of Death: 01/14/2016

Case Number: 2016ES3900053

Personal Representative:

Kathy Renee Hunter

Address: 606 Fox Squirrel Ridge Rd.

Pickens, SC 29671

Attorney: Adam B. Lambert

Address: Post Office Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Harrison Eugene McAlister

Date of Death: 12/25/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900033

Personal Representative:

Crystal Marie Humphrey

Address: 105 Avalon Circle

Easley, SC 29640

Attorney: Adam B. Lambert

Address: Post Office Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

Co-Personal Representative:

Penny Marie Winchester

Address: 312 Woodfield Dr.

Easley, SC 29642

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: George Raymond Barrett, Jr.

Date of Death: 11/28/2015

Case Number: 2016ES3900073

Personal Representative:

Addie Mae W. Barrett

Address: 214 Gantt Springs Rd.

Liberty, SC 29657

Attorney: Adam B. Lambert

Address: Post Office Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Estate: Dorothy Lynn Childers Phillips

Date of Death: 01/19/2016

Case Number: 2016ES3900066

Personal Representative: Dorothy Ridley

Address: 512 Lisa Lane

Brandon, FL 33511

Attorney: Adam B. Lambert

Address: Post Office Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

Feb. 10, 17, 24

Courier Trespass Notices 2-10-16

In the state of South Carolina, trespass after notice is a misdemeanor criminal offense prohibited by section 16-11-620 for the South Carolina Code.

Those who enter upon the lands of others without the permission of the owner or manager shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor trespassing.

All persons are hereby notified and warned not to hunt, fish, cut timber or trespass in any manner whatsoever upon the lands of the undersigned:

Barry and Rhonda Herd Feb. 2016

Harold Caddell Feb. 2016

Pamela Wilson Feb. 2016

Danny McCall March 2016

L.C. Russell March 2016

Joshua Daughety and Sue Mittelstadt March 2016

Jim D. Kelly April 2016

The Echo Valley Land Trust June 2016

Frank M. and Marie M. Crane June 2016

Jimmy McGrew June 2016

Dwight C. and Thelma P. Thrift June 2016

Melvin Lamar and Catherine Gilstrap July 2016

Artistic Builders Inc. July 2016

Larry Gibson July2016

Greg M. Cadell and

Mary E. Caddell. July 2016

John F. Hendricks July 2016

Doris and Waymon Aikens July 2016

Cecil and Ruby Reid Aug. 2016

Jerry Galbreath Aug. 2016

Glenn and Carolyn Sellers Oct. 2016

Carl W. Porter Nov. 2016

Charles M. Smith Dec. 2016

Dolly Morris Dec. 2016

John T. M. Tompkins Dec. 2016

Sarah Rampy Jan. 2017

Frances Mathis Jan. 2017

Betty McGrew Hill Jan. 2017

Mildred Rigdon Cobb Jan. 2017

James Dan andAvenelle Winchester Jan. 2017

Jessica Anderson Faus Jan. 2017

Deborah Lusk Young and Lola S Lusk Jan. 2017

Tredwell and Erica Zeigler Feb. 2017

Edward and Evinne Elrod July 2017

Randy and Lynn Griffin Aug. 2017

Jeffery D. and Sandra Couch Aug. 2017


Courier Classifieds 2-10-16


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For Sale

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Shih Tzu puppies for sale available in March 2 litters 6 are 5wks old and 7 are 3 wks old Call Sharon 864-307-9190. 2/10


FOR SALE: 1989 Honda Accord. Auto. Runs good. Great fuel mileage $1300. Text or call Randy 864-230-4855. 2/10


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Homes For Sale

Mobile Homes with acreage. Ready to move in. Seller Financing (subject to credit approval). Lots of room for the price, 3Br 2Ba. No renters. 803-454-2433 (DL35711).



SANTEE – Lake Marion, 4BR waterfront home, 2 acres, boat ramp, pier, sandy beach, screened porch, sleeps 14. April/May Special: $1200/wk, 3-day weekend $500. (843) 442-8069. SW


Courier adds new weekly coupon service

PICKENS — In this day and age, we are all looking at ways to save money.

The Pickens County Courier knows and understands the needs of our readers, and as the result of a long, painstaking process, we are glad to announce that starting this week

School board tables 2016-17 calendar decision

By Greg Oliver

Courtesy The Journal

COUNTY — Public feedback that included the desire for a longer Thanksgiving break

Monday morning head-on collision kills man


PICKENS — A 56-year-old Pickens man lost his life in a head-on collision Monday morning.

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said Daniel E. Epps of Nine Times Road died from blunt-force trauma at the scene of the crash.

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