Courier Obituaries 8-30-17

Dan G. Wayne

Easley — Daniel Gene “Dan” Wayne, 61, of Sitton Hill Road, passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital.

Born in Moundsville, W. Va., he is the son of Jack and Dorothy Delbridge Wayne of Lyman.

Dan was a graduate of West Virginia University and was a principal engineer with Vulcan Materials in Greenville with 38 years of dedicated service. He loved his family and his animals, enjoyed fishing and working in his yard.

Surviving are his wife of the home, Patricia Hendrix Wayne; sons, Sidney Tyler Wayne (Rachel) of Easley and Shane Gantt of Easley; daughters, Casey Cunningham (Mike) of Piedmont, Angie Wilson (Regie) and Lyndsey Elliott (Kyle) of Lyman; grandchildren, Makayla and Brooklyn Cunningham and Evie and Elizabeth Wayne; his twin sister, Kathryn Jarjabka (Mike) of Minnesota; a brother, Jeff Wayne of Piedmont; and his furry companions, Teddy, Dioggi, Leo and Molly.

Funeral services were held Aug. 24 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with burial following in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Easley.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorials may be made to St. Francis Cancer Center, 104 Innovation Dr, Greenville, SC 29607, Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Rd, Greenville, SC 29607 or The American Lung Association, 11 Brendan Way Ste B2 Greenville, SC 29615-6309.

Condolences may be expressed by visiting or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

James Frank Chapman

Pickens — James Frank Chapman, 102, passed from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

Mr. Chapman was born in Pickens, son of the late Silas Robert and Maude Nix Chapman. He was retired from Mayfair Mills’ Pickens plant and was a member of East Pickens Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Chapman is a sister, Lula Mae Chapman.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Chapman was preceded in death by a sister, Flora Brown, and infant brother, John Clyde Chapman.

A graveside service was held Aug. 25 at Mile Creek Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Jamie Duncan and the Rev. Meg Jackson Clark officiating. Burial followed.

Memorials may be made to East Pickens Baptist Church Caring in Action Homebound Ministries, PO Box 454, Pickens, SC 29671.

A message of condolence may be expressed to the family by visiting

Delores Irene Lane

Pickens — Delores Irene Lane, 60, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2017, at her home.

She is the wife of Robert Lane and daughter of Ella Mae Robinson Lester and the late Harry J. Lester.

Mrs. Lane was a homemaker and loved children. She attended Liberty Christian Outreach.

Mrs. Lane is survived by her husband of 40 years and her mother, as well as six sons, Bobby Lane (April) of Easley, Jeremy Lane of Pickens, Trapper Noblitt of Six Mile, Bryson Chappel of Pickens, Maki Mays of Pickens and Clay Chappel of Pickens; and two daughters, Latasha Lane of Pickens and Gracie Chappel of Pickens. Mrs. Lane also leaves 13 siblings and six grandchildren to share in her memory.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, in the Dillard Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens in Pickens.

Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Lane family.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

Brenda Jones Trotter

Pickens — Brenda J. Trotter, 71, wife of the late Kenneth Trotter, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Baptist Health Easley.

Born in Pickens County, she was daughter of the late James Lowell and Flossie Roper Jones. Brenda was a 1963 graduate of Daniel High School and a 1965 graduate of Anderson College. She was retired from the Pickens County clerk of court’s office. But most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her son, Chad (Alanna) Trotter of Pickens; three grandchildren, Bryson Trotter, Kenna Trotter and Griffin Trotter; three sisters, O.V. (Willie) Porter of Six Mile, Jimmie Lou Haynes of Six Mile and Margaret (Kenneth) Batson of Pickens; and two sisters-in-law, Sara Trotter and Iva (Dwight) Holcombe, both of Pickens. Also she was loved by many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Trotter was predeceased by her parents; her husband; a brother, Van Jones; and brothers-in-law, Harold Haynes and Robert Trotter and his wife, Nancy.

Funeral services were held Aug. 24 in the chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Robert Bevill, with interment following in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Secona Baptist Church, 234 Secona Road, Pickens, South Carolina 29671.

Mountain View Funeral Home is serving the Trotter family.

James M. Lark

Pickens — James M. “Jim” Lark, 63, husband of the late Bonnie Lark, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at his home.

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of Dora S. Lark of Pickens and the late Milford Lark.

Jim was a licensed architect, but what he loved most was playing his banjo and fishing.

Survivors include his mother; a brother, Sam S. (Melody) Lark of Pickens; nieces, Lindsay (Chris) Jackman of Greenville and Ashley (Daniel) Heath of Wilson, N.C.; great-nieces, Rosie Jackman and Larkyn Heath; and great-nephews, Malachi Heath, Noah Heath and Dax Jackman. Jim was loved by all who knew him.

Graveside funeral services were held at Aug. 30 at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens, officiated by Dr. J. Ray Allen and Rev. Chris Allen.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim can be made to Southeastern Carolina Crossroads, 1086 Susie Sand Hill Road, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.

Mountain View Funeral Home is serving the Lark family.