Obituaries for week of January 5

Timothy Wayne McCollum
Easley — Timothy Wayne McCollum, 55, of 301 Store Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Pickens.
Born in Greenville, he was the husband of Elizabeth O’Bryant McCollum and a son of the late Furman Matthew and Lillie Kathleen Wiggins McCollum. He previously worked for General Electric in Greenville for 34 years and was a member of Arial United Methodist Church. Tim loved little children, laughing with friends, listening to old vinyl records and the outdoors and will be missed by all that knew him.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Angie O’Bryant of Pickens; two sons, Zach McCollum and his wife Amber of Pickens and Freddie Galloway of Easley; a sister, Pam Reynolds and her husband Mike of Greer; two Brothers, Phil McCollum and his wife Robin, and Hal McCollum and his wife Brenda all of Easley; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life for Mr. McCollum was held Thursday at Arial United Methodist Church. Private interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arial United Methodist Church: 829 Gentry Memorial Highway Easley, SC 29640. Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting Liberty Mortuary and Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.

William H. (Billy) Farr, Jr.
Easley — William Herbert Farr, Jr. of Countryside Village, formerly of 105 Homeland Court, Easley SC, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, after several years of declining health.
Born July 12, 1938, Mr. Farr was the only child of the late W.H. Farr and Margaret Garrison Farr.  He was a lifetime resident of Easley. Mr. Farr graduated from Easley High School in 1956 and attended Clemson University.  He was the former owner of Easley Equipment Company and Farr Trucks and Equipment.  Mr. Farr was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed western novels, southern gospel music, vintage cars and farm machinery.
Surviving are two children from his first marriage, a son, Danny Farr and wife, Lynn, and a daughter Alicia Clinger and husband, Glenn, both of Easley.
His second wife, Donna, predeceased him.
Graveside services were 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Westview Cemetery in Easley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Antioch United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1128, Easley, SC 29641.
Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

Paul Edward Bowie, III
Liberty — Paul E. Bowie, III “PEB,” age 71 of 25 Highland Terrace, Liberty, husband of Brenda Sullivan Bowie, died on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.
Born on February 4, 1939, to Paul Edward Bowie, Junior, and Earline Davis Bowie, he moved to Liberty as a young boy and graduated from Liberty High School, Class of 1957. He immediately entered Clemson University on a football scholarship and was on the “Clemson Tigers” football team, coached by the late Frank Howard, from 1957-1960.
While at Clemson he was one of the 15 charter members of the local fraternity, DELTA KAPPA ALPHA, known as one of the most outstanding local fraternities at Clemson. He deeply loved his brothers in his fraternity. Upon graduating from Clemson in 1961, with a Bachelors Degree in English and History, he entered the University of South Carolina Law School, graduating in 1964, with honors. In 1964 he began his law practice in Greenville, moving to Easley in 1965, where he began his practice with the late Honorable Harris P. Smith; then in Pickens with the late Felix L. Finley, Jr., and finally, from 1981 to present, he had his own law practice with his wife working by his side. He and his family have always been most supportive of their community, their schools and their church. In 1955, his father began giving the Student Athletic Award for the most valuable male and female athlete at Liberty High School, which Peb and his wife, Brenda, continued to give. Also his father began giving the first “Most Valuable Player Award” to the Clemson Men’s Basketball team, which at the time, was the first and only award given in basketball. Again, with his father’s death, he and his brothers have continued the tradition of giving this award. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church Liberty, where he taught the Glory Bound Sunday School Class. He counted his Sunday School Class members as family and wanted them to know how much he loved them and appreciated their devotion one to the other, as it was obvious to him of their great love for the Lord, and others.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is a son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Kathy Bowie of Greensboro, N.C.; a daughter, Pam Wheeler of Greer, and daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Bailey Woods, and Donna and Lynn Rich, all of Liberty; grandchildren: Jeb and Kaitlin Bowie, Thomas Wheeler, Trevor Woods, Sullivan Woods, and Logan Rich, as well as Bobby and Courtney Walker, children of deceased daughter, Dianne. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Ernestine Crenshaw Stone; brothers and sisters-in-law, Pat and Sondra Bowie, Steve and Jean Bowie, Greg and Phyllis Bowie, and Don and Julie Bowie; a brother in law, Terry Chapman.  
Mr. Bowie was predeceased by parents Paul Edward Bowie, Junior and Earline Davis Bowie, and a brother in law, Ronnie Sullivan, and his father in law, Lloyd J.P. Stone, Sr.
A Celebration of Peb’s life was Thursday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church Liberty, with the Rev. Dr. Eugene Rollins, and the Rev. Dean Herman officiating. The committal service was Friday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m., at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Greenville.
The Glory Bound Sunday School Class of First Baptist Liberty was Honorary Escort.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Greenville SC 29615, or to Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital, for Patient & Family Support for Guillain-Barre Syndrome, ATTN: Mary Owens, RN, 701 Grove Road, Greenville SC 29601.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Sylvia Mae Scott
Easley — Sylvia Mae Hall Scott, 84, of Easley, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Easley Living Center.
Born in Prestonburg, Ky., a daughter of the late Ballard Thomas and Fannie Lee Allen Hall, Mrs. Scott was a homemaker and a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Samuel Ralph Scott of the home; two daughters, Linda Susan Hatfield (Don) and Elaine Booten (Ed); one son Ralph Randall Scott(Tamie); a brother James Randall Hall; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Scott was predeceased by a sister, Peggy Sue Elia and a brother, Allen Lee Hall.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road. A graveside service was held at Maher Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va., Monday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, 201 Rock Springs Road, Easley, SC 29642.
Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road which is assisting the family.

Kenneth Turner

Six Mile — Kenneth Aldon Turner, beloved husband of Gloria Jean Beasley Turner, died, Dec. 29, 2010 at Baptist Easley Hospital in his 65th year.
He was born in Gahanna, Ohio to Juanita Turner and the late Dick Turner.
Mr. Turner of the Christian faith and was an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children Clarence William “Bill” Hickey (Beth) of Piedmont, Tony Gene Hickey of Six Mile, Roger DeWayne Hickey (Angie) of Travelers Rest, Charles Shayne Hickey of Six Mile, Wallace Leon Hickey (Jennifer) of Fort Hood, Texas, and Calvin Melvin Hickey (Carol) of Pendleton; 17 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers Frank Morris “June” of Columbus, Ohio, and Dick Morris of Kitts Hill, Ohio; sister Mary Baker of Orient, Ohio.
In addition to his father he was preceded by grandchild Gloria Anne Hickey; brothers Raymond Morris, Bill Morris and Marcello Butler.
Graveside service 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 3 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Pickens with military honors.
A message of condolence may be expressed at

Dale Bagwell
Liberty — Dale Edward Bagwell, 51, of 806 Rice’s Creek Road, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 at Baptist Easley Hospital.
Born in Easley he was a son of Joe E. and Nancy Smith Bagwell. Dale was a 1977 graduate of Liberty High School, and was employed by the School District of Pickens County as the custodian of Liberty Middle School. He was a member of Liberty Church of God.
Surviving in addition to his parents of Liberty are two sons, Josh Bagwell, Thad Bagwell and his wife Roxanne all of the home; a brother, Joey Bagwell and his wife Tonda of Liberty; two nieces, Kaci and Kaylin Bagwell of Liberty; the mother of his children, Caroline Tripp of Easley.
He was predeceased by a son, Michael Joseph Edward Bagwell.
Funeral services to honor the life of Dale were 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial was at Liberty Memorial Gardens.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Angie Fortner
Marietta — Angie B. Fortner, beloved wife to the late Eugene Fortner, died Jan. 2, 2011 at Falls Creek Living Center in her 85th year.
She was born in Pickens County daughter of the late Vestel Barker and Bertha Leach Barker.
Surviving are sisters Doris Bradley of Saluda, Louise Hendrix of Pickens, and Lila Ashe of Pickens; and brother Charles Barker of Travelers Rest.
In addition to her parents she was preceded by a son James Fortner.
Funeral service 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Visitation prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church. Burial in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests donations to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 602 Pleasant Grove Road, Pickens, SC 29671.
A message of condolence may be expressed at

Maxie Fuller
Liberty — Maxie Sanders Fuller, 82, of 537 Golden Creek Road, died Monday in Piedmont.
Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late David Hampton and Emma Ruth Ferrell Sanders. She retired from the Monaghan Plant in 1977 and was a member of Central Church of God.
Surviving are her husband Palmer Young Fuller of the home; three daughters, Norma Fuller of Easley, Mattie Center (Charles) of Liberty and Pam Aiken (Dale) of Pickens; a son, Michael Fuller (Mellissa) of Liberty; a brother, Eugene Sanders of Greenville; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a son, Houston Fuller; and two brothers, Richard and Jimmy Sanders.
Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Fuller will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel conducted by the Rev. R. Wayne Beaerden, Jr.. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, West.
Floral arrangements are appreciated but memorials may also be made to Gray Court-Owings Middle School: PO Box 187 Gray Court, SC 29645. The family will be at the home. Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.