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GWENDOLYN HIOTT

January 7, 2013
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Gwendolyn Diane Hiott, 58, of 220 Steve Nix Road, Seneca passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013. A memorial service will be held 2 PM, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM, prior to the service at the funeral home. Sandifer Funeral Home is…

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Sloan Turner Cheek, III

January 4, 2013
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Westminster – Sloan Turner Cheek, III, of 625 Earle’s Grove Road, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at his residence. A memorial service will be held 1 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2013 at New Life Praise and Worship. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Charlene Black Leopold

January 4, 2013
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Charlene Scroggs Black Leopold, 82, wife of the late Winfred W. Black and the late John A. Leopold of Seneca, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at the Residences at Park Place. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends…

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“Dick” Edmund Richard Heebner

January 4, 2013
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“Dick” Edmund Richard Heebner, 95, twice married, first to the late Shirley Mae Gaylord Heebner, and second to the late Shirley Weaving Heebner, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at Clemson Downs. A memorial service will be held at Clemson Downs at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice…

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Ruth Moore Murphree

January 4, 2013
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Ruth Moore Murphree, 81, wife of Homer “Budge” Murphree, of 988 Pickett Post Road, Walhalla, SC, died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Oconee Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends…

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2012 Fatalities Up

December 31, 2012
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As the year winds down, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety has issued some preliminary statistics for 2012.  According to the department’s website, 830 people died on south Carolina roads as a result of 774 crashes during 2012.  The number of crashes is up from 766 in 2011.  The number of highway deaths is…

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Snags can be Beneficial

December 31, 2012
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Although they may appear to be useless eyesores, standing dead trees, or snags as they are called, are important components of the wildlife habitat.  That’s according to a state wildlife biologist, Johnny Stowe.  Stowe says snags, which are in short supply, provide a secure home for many kinds of animals.  Stowe also says the insects…

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Gina Leigh Certain

December 31, 2012
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Gina Leigh Certain, 42, of 1630 Dr. Johns Road, Westminster, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2:30 PM, Thursday, January 3, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Chauga Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM,…

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Laurel Jeanne Nelson

December 31, 2012
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Laurel Jeanne Smith Nelson, 76, wife of Jack Nelson of 110 Nelson Drive, Salem, SC died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Collins Children’s Home, P. O. Box 745,…

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Carl Edward Rhoden

December 31, 2012
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Carl Edward Rhoden, 74, husband of Patsy Moore Rhoden of 907 Finkenstadt Lane, Walhalla, died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at his residence. Funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Neville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00…

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