Tyler M. Ammons
January 4, 2006
Tyler M. Ammons, 19 of 1547 Dennis dairy Rd., Newberry, died Wednesday in Clinton.
Mr. Ammons was born on Jan. 7, 1986 in Newberry, a son of G. Leslie Ammons of Newberry and Kitty Goff Sarmiento of Newberry. He was an employee of Sterlite in Clinton.
Mr. Ammons in survived by his parents; his children, Skyler Nicole Ammons and Tyler Milton George Ammons and their mother, Kristen Nicole Brooks all of Newberry; a brother, Kelly Dakota “Cody” Ammons of Newberry; Maternal grandmother, Alma Goff of Newberry; paternal grandmother, Peggy S. Ammons of Newberry; step-mother, Julie Griffin Ammons of Newberry; aunts, Alma Hester, Alma Luna, and Tracy Long all of Newberry and Mary Bundrick of Chapin; uncles, Joe Nobles, Jr. of Joanna, Johnny Ammons of Prosperity, and Thomas Kinard and Michael Ammons both of Newberry; and numerous cousins including Brandie Amick who was raised with him.
Graveside funeral services were conducted at 11:00 A.M. Saturday in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev Eddie Bledsoe.
Visitation was from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at the Whitaker Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Richard Coats, Jr., Tim Amick, Ricky Hester, Travis Griffin, Stephen Pritchett, and Mickey Jones.
Faye Horton Long
January 3, 2006
Faye Horton Long, 57, of 149 Long Oak Lane, Chapin, wife of Dr. Gerald V. Long, died Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at her residence.
Mrs. Long was born on March 2, 1948 in Spartanburg, a daughter of Vonnie A. and Artie Cantrell Horton. She was first a wife and mother, second a homemaker and served many friends and strangers through her husband’s practice and through her membership in the Dutch Fork Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 7449 Broad River Road, Irmo, SC.
Mrs. Long is survived by her husband, parents of Boiling Springs, three daughters and one son-in-law, Laurin Long of Chapin, Kristin L. and Ben Connell of Chapel Hill, NC and Erin Long of Columbia; four sons and three daughters-in-law, David Long of Conway, Richard and Amber Long of Mesa, AZ, Russell and Jaqueline Long of Florence, and Geoffrey and Victoria Long of Irmo; one sister and brother-in-law, Vonnie Lee and Steve Raff of Spartanburg; three brothers, and two sisters-in-law, Doug and Janet Horton, Brent and Debbie Horton, and Tony Horton all of Boiling Springs; and six grandchildren Elizabeth Long, Alexander Long, Andrew Long, Matthew Long, Isabella Long, and Kaya Long.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P. M. Friday at the Dutch Fork Ward Building. Interment was in Newberry Memorial Gardens.
Visitation was6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P. M. Thursday at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry. The family wasat the residence, 149 Long Oak Lane, Chapin.
Memorials may be made to Anasazi Foundation, 1424 South Stapley Dr., Mesa AZ 85204
James O'Dell Slice
January 01, 2006
James O’dell Slice, 73, formerly of 1322 Silas St., Newberry, died Sunday, January 01, 2006 at White Oak Manor.
Mr. Slice was born on January 11, 1932 in Newberry, a son of the late George A. “Son” and Lottie McCarty Slice. He retired from the S.C. National Guard as a Staff Sargent and he was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.
He is survived by a niece, Sandra Hayes of Prosperity and a nephew, Jerry Slice of Clinton. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty Lindler Slice and a brother, George Slice.
Mr. Slice found something to enjoy about each day given, and remained kindhearted and gentle to the end. He was passionate about the military and service to his country in the Army National Guard. A pastime that brought him great satisfaction in latter years was creating military themed models and dioramas.
Graveside funeral services were conducted at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Charles Clinton.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, 965 Lindsay Circle, Newberry SC 29108.
John Elmer Whitman
February 27, 2006
John Elmer Whitman, 66, of Silverstreet, died Monday, February 27, 2006 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Whitman was born on May 11, 1939 in Prosperity, SC, a son of the late John Luther and Clarice Dominick Whitman. He was a retired employee of Old School Manufacturing Company and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.
Mr. Whitman is survived by his wife, Judith Suber Whitman of the home; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Cheryl and Danny Metts of Little Mountain and Rhonda and Larry Fulmer and Tanya Alveshire, all of Newberry; a son Johnny Whitman, of Silverstreet; two sisters, JoAnn Fulmer and Edith McCartha both of Prosperity; a brother, David Whitman of Newberry; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Loraine McCartha and Johnette Hipp.
Funeral services were conducted 2:00 PM Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church. Interment was in Newberry Memorial Gardens.
The family was at the residence, 986 Saluda River Road and will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at Whitaker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 1505 Wilson Road, Newberry, SC 29108.
Pallbearers were Voight Dominick, Wilford Dominick, Dean Hipp, Wade Hipp, Carl Fulmer and Kevin Fulmer.
Huey A. “Pee Wee” Tarver
February 22, 2006
Huey A. “Pee Wee” Tarver, 78, of 967 Lindsay Circle, Newberry died Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Tarver was born on June 14, 1927 in Dothan, AL, a son of the late Alfred D. and Lucille Chancey Tarver. He was an Air Force veteran of WW II and was a retired employee of Greenwood Mills, Joanna Plant. He was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church and the Newberry Country Club.
Mr. Tarver is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy T. and Charles W. Clinton of Newberry; a son and daughter-in-law, Huey R. “Rudie” and Nancy Frick Tarver of Prosperity; two brothers, James L. Tarver of Newberry and Johnny Tarver of Dothan, AL; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Mavis Crumpton Tarver and a brother, George Ray Tarver.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 P.M. Friday at the Calvary Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Charles Clinton and Rev. Mitchel Burriss. Interment was in Newberry Memorial Gardens..
Visitation was from 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Whitaker Funeral Home and the family will be at his residence, 967 Lindsay Circle.
Active pallbearers were Toby Tarver, Al Tarver, Timmy Smith, Mike Crumpton, Ned Brewer, Carlton Humphries, Marvin Brewer, Frank Brewer, Tommy Crumpton, Tharon Humphries, and Ollie Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Thomas "Snow" Ellison, Sam Frye, Richard Willingham, and Earl Dominick..
Memorials may be sent to Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church Building Fund, PO Box 444, Newberry SC 29108.
Barbara Maroney Tansil
February 21, 2006
Barbara Maroney Tansil, 65, of 1221 Pa Metts Road, Prosperity, widow of George D. Tansil, died Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Tansil was born on January 18, 1941 in Batesburg, a daughter of the late Elton Maroney and Lillian Puckey Maroney Plunkett. She participated in the Carolina Q Cup Cook-Off and was well known for her catering service in her community and with local churches.
Mrs. Tansil is survived by her companion, James Tanner of Prosperity; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Trina Poston of Columbia: a sister and brother-in-law, Hazel and Charlie Evenich of Sumter; four grandsons, Zachary Poston, Andrew Poston, Matthew Poston, and Daniel Poston.
Graveside funeral services were conducted at 3:30 P.M. Thursday in Chapin United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family was at the residence, 1221 Pa Metts Road, Prosperity.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Beebe, 181 Tailer Trail, Leesville, SC 29070, Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, PO Box 1060 Columbia, SC 29202-1060, or to the Chapin United Methodist Church, 415 Lexington Ave. Chapin, SC 29036.
M. Dean Boozer
February 13, 2006
M. Dean Boozer, 43, of 2240 Clara Brown Road, Prosperity, died Monday, February 13, 2006.
Mr. Boozer was born on August 28, 1962 in Newberry the son of Jodie White Boozer Black and the late William T. “Bill” Boozer. He was an employee of Sunrise Auto Supply. He was a member of Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church, Prosperity Masonic Lodge #115 AFM and a former member of the Newberry Jaycees
Mr. Boozer is survived by his mother and step-father, Jodie and George Black of Newberry; two step-sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynn and Cyril Sheppard of Prosperity and Ann and Grady Wicker of Newberry; two step-brothers and a sister-in-law, Dean Black and Randy and Susan Black all of Newberry; two aunts, Faye Gore and Juanita Duffie both of Newberry; two uncles, J. K. White of Prosperity and Vernon Boozer of Newberry; and a number of cousins.
Funeral services were conducted at 4:00 P.M. Thursday at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church by Rev. Robert J. Kasting, Rev. Dr. Robert McCollum, and Rev. Elizabeth Platts.. Interment was in the Newberry Memorial Gardens.
The family did receive friends, from 2:00 to 3:00 P. M. and from 6:30 to 8:30 P. M. with Masonic Rites on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family will be at his residence 2240 Clara Brown Road, Prosperity.
Active pallbearers were Kevin Boozer, Stacy Boozer, Keith Boozer, Arnold Hiller, Mark Long, Milton Shealy, Dean Black and Randy Black. Honoraray pallbearers were James and Zadean Bouknight, Gary and Patsy Nichols, Frank and Kim Sligh, Misty West, Travis and Dannette Poole, Tammy Rowe, Julie Hamm, Dale and Linda Bratton, Hal and Rita Bowles, Josh Nichols, Justin Hockett, Rodger Worthy, Nancy Mercer, Frank and Judy Hamm, Patricia Haltiwanger, Tommy and Terri Cromer, JoAnn Cousins, Sandra Long, Karen Long, Tommy and Judy Yon, Becky Boozer, LuAnne Boozer, Jeanette Boozer and Joey Kitchen.
Memorials may be made to Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church, Mothers of Preschoolers, 1307 Drayton St., Newberry SC 29108.
Dolly Ann Jeffcoat Lucas
February 5, 2006
Dolly Ann Jeffcoat Lucas, 69, of 2432 Fair Ave, Newberry, wife of James H. “Jay” Lucas died Sunday, February 5, 2006 at the Providence Hospital.
Mrs. Lucas was born on November 2, 1936 in Richland County a daughter of the late Elmer W. “Buck” and Willie Mae Crolley Jeffcoat. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses South Congregation of Newberry. She was a wife, beloved mother and friend to all.
Mrs. Lucas is survived by her husband of Newberry; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Keith and Martha Lucas, David and Christine Lucas and James Lucas all of Newberry, Kenny and Lynn Lucas of Whitmire and Lloyd and Laurie Lucas of Chapin; a sister, Nettie Jo Wild of Arcadia, GA; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; three nieces and a nephew.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Newberry.
Visitation was from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P. M. Monday at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry. The family was at the residence, 2432 Fair Avenue, Newberry.
Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness South Congregation of Newberry, 14154 SC Highway 121, Newberry, SC 29108.