D. Ralph Kinard
May 10, 2005
D. Ralph Kinard, 83, of White Oak Manor, formerly of 5674 Jollystreet Road, Newberry, widower of Vera K. Kinard, died Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Kinard was born on July 31, 1921 in Prosperity, a son of the late J. Alonzo and Belle Livingston Kinard. He was a member of Bachman Chapel Evangelical Lutheran Church where he was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class and the Golden Agers. He was a US Army veteran of World War II, and was retired from Kendall Company, Oakland Plant.
Mr. Kinard is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Steve E. and Linda M. Kinard of Newberry; three grandchildren and spouse, Belinda K. (Johnny) Trammell of Newberry, Elizabeth C. Able and Edward B. Able, both of Laurens; and one great grandson, John Steven Trammell of Newberry. He was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Kinard Able. He was the last member of his immediate family.
Funeral services for D. Ralph Kinard will be conducted at 3: 00 P.M. Friday at Bachman Chapel Evangelical Lutheran Church by the Rev. Floyd Sides. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Whitaker Funeral Home. The family will be at the home, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kinard, 6315 Jollystreet Road, Newberry.
Active pallbearers will be Wayne Dowd, Robert Dowd, Monroe Fulmer, Rudy Able, Nelson Kinard, and A.J. Kinard, Jr.
Gifts may be made to Bachman Chapel Evangelical Lutheran Church, or to the church cemetery fund, 3074 Bachman Chapel Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.
W. Ralph Frederic
May 09, 2005
W. Ralph Frederic, 54, of 377 Wheeland School Road, Little Mountain, died Monday, May 09, 2005 at the Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Frederic was born on December 31, 1950, a son the late James C. “Jim” Frederic, Sr. and Prudence Greer Frederic. He was retired truck driver. He was a member of St. Peter (Pineywood) Lutheran Church and attended St. James Lutheran Church.
Mr. Frederic is survived by wife Vivian Frick Frederic of the home; a daughter, Lauren M. Frederic of the home; a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Jimmy Dantzler of Orangeburg; a brother and sister-in-law, James C. Frederic, Jr. and Sheryle Frederic of Greenwoood.
Funeral services for W. Ralph Frederic will be conducted at 4:00 P. M. Thursday at the St. Peter (Pineywood) Lutheran Church by the Rev. Rodney Gunter and the Rev. David Tholstrup. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Chapin from 6:00 to 7:30 P. M Wednesday. The family will be at the residence, 377 Wheeland School Road, Little Mountain.
Memorials may be made to Help Fund at St. Peter (Pineywood) Lutheran Church, 900 Dreher Island Road, Chapin 29036 or St. James Lutheran Church, 228 Jalapa Road, Newberry, SC 29108.
Lillie Verna Minick
Saturday May 7, 2005
Lillie Verna Minick, 85, of the Lowman Home, died Saturday May 7, 2005 at the Lowman Home.
Ms. Minick was born on March 4, 1920 in Saluda County, the daughter of the late Olin Watson and Susan Inez Shaw Minick.
Lillie was an active resident at the Lowman Home. She was a member of the chimes choir, the chapel choir, and was the pianist for Bethany and other resident buildings. She was a member of Epting United Methodist Church, and was a devoted sister and aunt.
Ms. Minick is survived by two sisters, Mary M. Nabors of Laurens and Rae M. Cavaleri of Evans, GA; a brother, W. Meadors Minick of Saluda; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Irene M. Crapps and Nell M. Betchman; and four brothers, Steve Minick, Joe Robert Minick, Johnie Minick, and Billy Minick.
Memorial services for Lillie Verna Minick will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Monday at the Lowman Home by Chaplain Gary Lyerly. Private burial will be in Springdale Section, Rosemont Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Lowman Home, P.O. Box 444, White Rock, SC 29177.
Mary Ellen McLaurin Carter
May 6, 2005
Mary Ellen McLaurin Carter, 88, of 655 Mendenhall Road, Newberry, died Friday, May 6, 2005 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Carter was born on April 25, 1917 in Bethune, SC, a daughter of the late A.B. and Daisy McDonald McLaurin. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. She graduated from Flora McDonald College and was a teacher for the United States military in Japan, Germany, and Panama. She also taught in public schools in California, Connecticut, and South Carolina.
In 1959 she married the late W.C. “Billy” Carter of Newberry. Since then she and her husband were the principals of Carter and Holmes Orchids along with Owen and Raye Holmes. They were both very active in supporting education and the arts in Newberry.
Mrs. Carter is survived by one brother and his wife, John D. and Dot McLaurin of Bethune and four nieces, Louise McLaurin-Hahn, Marjorie Cason, Ellen Smith, and Mary Anne McLaurin Norwood. She is also survived by her husband’s cousins, Joe Summer of Charlotte, NC, who was raised in the Carter home and Owen Holmes and his wife Raye Holmes and their son, Mac Holmes all of Newberry. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Alexander B. McLaurin, Jr. and her sister, Lorena Troeger
Funeral services for Mary Ellen McLaurin Carter will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 8 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Interment will in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. on Saturday May 7 at the Whitaker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, c/o Joy Bouknight, 1911 Buzhardt St., Newberry, SC 29108, Newberry College, 2100 College St., Newberry SC 29108, or the Newberry Opera House, PO Box 357, Newberry SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Jerry Cohen, Dr. John Green, Bobby Nichols, Woodrow Lathrop, Joe Palmer, Randy Berry, Leslie Hipp, and Troy Bowers.
Whitaker Funeral Home, 1704 College Street, Newberry is the family
Ethel Betchman Mims
Monday 2, 2005
Ethel Betchman Mims, 85, of Lowman Home, widow of John W. Mims, died Monday 2, 2005 at the Lowman Home.
Mrs. Mims was born on Oct. 11, 1919 in Newberry, the daughter of the late John Emmett and Mertie Richardson Betchman. She was a member of Shandon United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Mims is survived her son, Ronald W. Mims of Chapin.
Graveside funeral services for Ethel Betchman Mims will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. John Miller.
Julius Carlisle “Junebug” Fulmer
May 3, 2005
Julius Carlisle “Junebug” Fulmer, 84, of 2270 Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity, died Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at his residence.
Mr. Fulmer was born on December 29, 1920 in Lexington County, a son late Lemuel Mitchum and Rhoda Berley Shealy Fulmer. He was an Army veteran of World War II and he was a retired employee of Fairfield Tractor Company of Columbia with over 50 years of employment. He was member of the Macedonia Lutheran Church, a charter member of Fairview Fire Department, and a former member of American Legion Post # 90.
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, he is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Ruby Amick Fulmer of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy Carlisle Fulmer Bobb and Frederick Bobb of Prosperity and Retha F. Frick and J. Steven Frick of Little Mountain; a son and daughter-in-law, Leon F. Fulmer, Sr. and Brenda F. Fulmer of Prosperity; two sisters, Annie Julia Wessinger of Chapin and Gladys F. Amick of Prosperity; a brother, H. Grady Fulmer of the Lowman Home, White Rock; three grandchildren and spouses, Lynnette F. and Todd Lever of Pomaria, Leon Jr. and Meredith Fulmer of Chapin, and Rhonda E. Frick of Little Mountain; three great-grandchildren, William “Will” F. Lever, Shelby G. Lever, Leon “Lee” F. Fulmer, III. He was predeceased by a sister, Katie Belle Seay and two brothers, Hubert and George Fulmer.
Funeral services for Julius Carlisle “Junebug” Fulmer will be conducted at 4:00 P.M. Thursday at Macedonia Lutheran Church by the Rev. Randall Derrick. Interment will be in church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Whitaker Funeral Home and the family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Leon F. Fulmer, Sr., 2811 Dreher Island Road, Prosperity.
Memorial may be made to Macedonia Lutheran Church, 3216 Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity SC 29127.
Active pallbearers will be Donald Wise, Dean Wise, Harry Amick, Roy Fulmer, Ronnie Fulmer, Heyward Seay, Brian Amick, and Claude Lindler.
The family would like to extend a Special thanks to Lutheran Hospice and Dr. Carroll Pinner, III for their assistance.
J. Wayne Cartrette
June 29, 2005
J. Wayne Cartrette, 64, of 1230 Glenn St., Newberry died Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at his residence.
Mr. Cartrette was born on September 20, 1940 in McColl, a son of the late John T. and Maude Culley Cartrette. He was a member of the Newberry A. R. Presbyterian Church and attended the Aveleigh Presbyterian Church. He retired as a letter carrier from the Newberry U. S. Post Office after 36 years of service.
Mr. Cartrette is survived by his wife, Joan Willingham Cartrette of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Angela C. and Robert Summer of Newberry; and son, John Wayne Cartrette, Jr. of Hilton Head Island; two grandchildren, Kelly Summer and Cheyenne Summer of Newberry; three nieces, Debbie Cartrette, Sandy Skerl both of Pawley’s Island, and Sheryl Brewer of Las Vegas, NV; and three nephews, Kimbal Cartrette of Pheonix, AZ, James Cartrette, Jr. of Ziconia, NC, and Steve Cartrette of McColl. He was predeceased by a brother, James Cartrette.
Funeral services for J. Wayne Cartrette will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday at Whitaker Funeral Home by the Rev. Dr. Mike R. Beggs. Interment will be in Newberry Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 1230 Glenn Street, Newberry.
Memorials may be made to the Palmetto Health Hospice PO Box 352, Newberry, SC 29108 or to the Aveleigh Presbyterian Church, 1211 Calhoun Street, Newberry, SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Euston Mayer, Al Shealy, Randolph Wilson, Jimmy Underwood, Harvey Boland, Charles Dominick, Pete Ragsdale, and J. K. Inman.
Honorary pallbearers will the employees and retirees of Newberry Post Office.