Mildred "Millie" Boozer Price
June 16, 2006
Mildred “Millie” Boozer Price, 81, formerly of 1228 Jones St., Newberry, wife of E. Lewis Price, died Friday, June 16, 2006 at J. F. Hawkins Healthcare.
Mrs. Price was born on September 30, 1924 in the Stoney Hill section of Newberry County, a daughter of the late James V. “Jim Bo” and Freddie Dawkins Boozer.
Mrs. Price was a retired nurse having worked for Dr. E.G. Able for 21 years, Whitten Center for 15 years and Drs. Underwood, Epting, and Green until her retirement. She was a member of Summer Memorial Lutheran Church and the Newberry Moose Lodge.
Mrs. Price is survived by her husband of Newberry; a son, E. Lewis “Lewie” Price, Jr. of Newberry; a sister and brother-in-law, Julia Fay and Billy McSwain of Prosperity; and two grandchildren, Susannah Price and Brittany Price.
Funeral services were conducted at 4:00 P.M. Monday at Summer Memorial Lutheran Church by the Rev. Charles Dawkins and the Rev. Kathy Harris. Interment was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation was from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Whitaker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Summer Memorial Lutheran Church, PO Box 131, Newberry SC 29108.
Active pallbearers were Neel McSwain, Vernon Hawkins, Milton Price, David Price, Phil Livingston, and Millie Livingston. Honorary pallbearers were Norma Price, Carolyn Shealy, Becky Gilliam, Catherine Hawkins, Ruth Hewitt, Jimmy & Patricia Tiffner, Bill & Mavis Riley, Ben Stewart, Charles & Fran Hatch, Timothy & Nikki Hunter, Willie & Essie Mae Curey, Audrey Lane Hawkins, Tom & Betty Bradley, and the members of the SMLC Visitation Team: Bell Eargle, Barbara Weaver, Caroline Fulmer, Sadie Slice, Reggie Brigman, Wilma Mack, and Edith Eargle.
Ruth Richardson Koon
June 13, 2006
Ruth Richardson Koon, 94, formerly 1689 Peak Road, Pomaria, widow of Thomas Clyde Koon, died Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home, Newberry.
Mrs. Koon was born on September 27, 1911 in Richland County, a daughter of the late John Burley and Mary E. Eleazer Richardson. She was a homemaker and was a member of Pomaria Lutheran Church and W. E. L. C. A.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda K. and George Long of Pomaria; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Norma R. Richardson of Pomaria; two sisters, Emily Wilson, and Thelma Farr of Irmo; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, four brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral services were conducted 11:00 AM Saturday at Pomaria Lutheran Church by Rev. Dr. Mary Havens. Interment was in the Pomaria cemetery.
Visitation was from 6:30 to 7:30 P. M. Friday at the funeral Home and the family was at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. George Long, 1689 Peak Road, Pomaria.
Memorials may be made to the Pomaria Lutheran Church, PO Box 246, Pomaria, SC 29126.
Joyce Leslie Setzler
June 11, 2006
Joyce Leslie Setzler, 76, formerly of 1509 College Street, Newberry, widow of Tommie Paysinger Setzler, died Sunday, June 11, 2006, in Clarendon Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Setzler was born on October 27, 1929, in Newberry County, a daughter of the late Della Matthews Leslie. She was a retired employee of the South Carolina Employment Security Commission and a member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, D. A. R. and U. D. C.
Mrs. Setzler is survived by two daughters and sons-in- law, Natalie S. and William B. Davis of Summerton and Pamela S. and W. Gary Wise of Lilburn, Ga; a brother, Gordon Leslie of Newberry; four grandchildren, Jason Wise, William B. Davis, Jr., Benjamin Davis, and Jane Marie Davis Chapman; two great grandchildren, Davis Chapman and Stephanie Jane Joyce Davis. She was predeceased by a sister, Virginia Leslie Outz.
Graveside funeral services were conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Steven Counts.
Visitation was from 7:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, PO Box 382, Newberry, SC 29108 or Clarendon Memorial Hospital, 10 Hospital Street, Manning, SC 29102.
Rosemary Folk Oxner
June 8, 2006
Rosemary Folk Oxner, 74, widow of the late Rudolph Oxner, died Thursday, June 8, 2006, at the Lexington Medical Center.
She was born on May 18, 1932 in Newberry, a daughter of the late James H. and Ruth M. Folk. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
She was first married to the late Virgil C. Bouknight and they had three wonderful sons and daughters-in-law. She is survived by, Bobby and Linda D. Bouknight of Pomaria, David and Barbara W. Bouknight of Chester and John and Toni M. Bouknight of Prosperity; Rosemary was blessed with seven grandchildren and spouses, Kim Bouknight, Andy and Jaimie Bouknight, Dee Dee and Jay Peel, Jamie Bouknight, Brad Bouknight, Julie and Thomas Varadore, Dave Bouknight; and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her adopted daughter, Tonya S. Crapps of Jacksonville, FL and her two children; three sisters, Sue Folk of Columbia, Lou Folk of Biloxi, MS, and Ester Taylor of Batesburg-Leesville; and a brother, Sonny Folk of Woodruff.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 P. M. Sunday at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer by the Rev. Steven Counts. Interment was at a later date.
Visitation was from 4:30 to 6:00 P.M. Saturday at the Whitaker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, PO Box 382, Newberry SC 29108.
Active pallbearers were Jamie Bouknight, Brad Bouknight, Andy Bouknight, Dave Bouknight and Thomas Varnadore.
Carroll Jefferson “Jeff” Ringer
June 4, 2006
Carroll Jefferson “Jeff” Ringer, 74, of Midland Center, 8301 Farrow Road, Walnut Residence, Columbia, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Palmetto Richland Hospital.
Mr. Ringer was born on October 9, 1931, in Pomaria, a son of the late Thomas E. and Ola Mae Miller Ringer. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Pomaria.
Mr. Ringer is survived by three brothers, Thomas E. Ringer, Jr. of Columbia, Hoyt Ringer and Richard Ringer both of Pomaria; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church by the Rev. Phillip Coggins.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 209 New Hope Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.
Mary B. Garrett
July 26, 2006
Mary B. Garrett, 83, of Lowman Home, formerly of Greenville, SC, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 26, 2006 after a short but valiant battle with cancer.
Born in Wellford S.C., she was the daughter of the late James Robert Butler and Ruth Gwinn Butler. She spent her entire life trying to glorify the Lord. An alumna of Berea College in Berea Kentucky and Furman University, she taught English and Drama for more than 30 years at Lancaster Senior High, Greenville Senior High School and finally James L. Mann High School, retiring in 1985.
At the time of her death, Mrs. Garrett was a member of the Lowman Home Chapel; she had been a member of Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville SC for 40 years. Active at Eastlan, she taught Sunday School almost her entire time there. She was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, and the AAUW (American Association of University Women).
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of fifty-one years Leland E. Garrett, Sr. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Johnny James of Prosperity; sons and daughters-in-law Dr. Leland. and Nancy Garrett of Raleigh, NC, Sydney and Amy Garrett of Cary, NC, and Dale and Diane Garrett of Irmo. Also surviving are her granddaughters, Dr. Katherine Garrett of Raleigh, NC, Jennifer Garrett of Raleigh, NC, Marybeth Garrett of Cary, NC, and Madison Garrett of Irmo and her grandsons Joe Simms of Atlanta, Georgia and Christopher Garrett and his wife Sarah Slagle-Garrett of Raleigh, NC.
Visitation was in the Lowman Home Daily Life Center/Hoefler Gallery in White Rock from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on Saturday.
Service were at the Lowman Home Chapel led by the Reverends Gary Lyerly and Marshall Sargent on Sunday, July 30, 2006 at 2:00 PM.
Burial with a graveside service did follow at the Wood Memorial Park in Duncan on Sunday, July 30, 2006, at 5:00 PM.
To honor Mary’s memory, memorials may be made to the Lutheran Foundation Fund for Lowman Home or the New Life Chapel Fund at Lowman Home, PO Box 444, White Rock, SC 29177.
Annie Blanche Paysinger Wilson
July 25, 2006
Annie Blanche Paysinger Wilson, 84, of 2006 Springfield Circle, Newberry, SC, widow of Maurice H. Wilson, Sr., died Tuesday July 25, 2006 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Wilson was born on Aug. 19, 1921 in Newberry County, a daughter of the late James Ernest and Fairer Tompkins Paysinger. She was a 1942 graduate of Newberry College and was a teacher having taught in the Charlotte, NC. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and an avid Coke Cola memorabilia collector.
She was a devoted wife and mother and is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Jacquelyn W. and Rev. R. E. Lybrand, Jr. of Spartanburg, Mary Ann W. and Charlie Waggoner of Dallas, GA, and Janie Dell and Mark A. Langheim of Suwanee, GA; a son and daughter-in-law, Maurice H. and Harriett Wilson, Jr. of Charlotte; one sister Sara P. Shealy of Newberry; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Paysinger and a son-in-law, Ronald Price.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer by the Rev. Steve Counts and the Rev. Steve Lorimar. Interment was in Rosemont Cemetery
The family did receive friends after the interment services in Smelzer Hall at Newberry College.
Memorials may be made to the Wilson Baseball Scholarship, c/o Newberry College, 2100 College St., Newberry SC 29108.
Honorary pallbearers were the members of the Men’s Bible Class of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
Dorothy Shealy Nobles Stewart
July 22, 2006
Dorothy Shealy Nobles Stewart, 77, of 2649 Wilson Road, Newberry, twice married, first to the late Everett L. “Bo” Nobles and second to the late Glenn L. Stewart, died Saturday, July 22, 2006 at Providence Hospital in Columbia.
Mrs. Stewart was born on August 24, 1928 in Newberry, a daughter of the late Olin O. and Cora Wise Shealy. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Judy Nobles of Prosperity; two grandsons, Jarad Nobles and Nathan Nobles, both of Newberry; a stepson, Wayne “Butch” Stewart of Newberry; two sisters, Ruth Frick of Charlotte and Reba Lester of Newberry; two brothers, Ralph Shealy of Spartanburg and Rev. George Bennet Shealy of Walhalla;. She was predeceased by two sisters, Gladys Clamp and Sara Golden and two brothers, Ray Shealy and Gene Shealy.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 PM Monday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church by Rev. Arden Hallman. Interment did follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:30 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
The family requests that you honor her memory by making memorials to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, New Fellowship Hall Fund 4056 St. Luke’s Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.