Obituaries

Marvin Wilbanks

June 30, 2015

Marvin Wilbanks, 78, of 730 Chattooga Ridge Road, Mountain Rest died Monday at his home.  He was the husband of Mary Frances Blackwell Wilbanks.  He was an apple grower.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Thursday at Belmont Baptist Church; the burial in the church cemetery.  The family receives freinds from 10-11 a-m prior to…

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Shirley Hawkins

June 30, 2015

Shirley Jane Cox Hawkins, 63, of 430 Hawks Hollow Road, Westminster died Saturday.  She was the widow of Larry Lamar Hawkins.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Wednesday at Sunnyside Baptist Church.  A private family burial will follow.  The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Tuesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the…

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Rachel Booth

June 26, 2015

  Rachel Booth, 79, Oconee County native, died Wednesday.  She was the widow of Richard Booth.  A valedictorian at Oakway High School, Booth started in 1971 at the University of Maryland one of the country’s first adult nurse practitioner programs.  Later she was inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.  The burial will be…

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Shelby Jean Long Albertson

June 25, 2015

Shelby Jean Long Albertson, 77, of 211 Chartwell Point Road, Seneca, SC  29672 died Wednesday at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  She was the widow of Robert Gerald Albertson. A graveside service will be 11 a-m Saturday at Oconee Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judge Children’s Research Hospital via www.stjude.org.…

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Hugh Francis Ables

June 25, 2015

Hugh Francis Ables, 83, died Wednesday at GHS Cottingham House.  He was the husband of Betty Rogers Ables.  Mr. Ables owned and operated Sunny Brite Eggs in Seneca and served on both the Oconee School Board and the County Council.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a-m Saturday at Seneca Baptist Church.  The…

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Laura Mae Armstrong Wyatt

June 25, 2015

Laura Mae Armstrong Wyatt, 92, of West Union, died Tuesday at Lila Doyle Nursing Home.  She was the widow of Elford Smith Wyatt.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Saturday at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers are accepted. Memorials may be made to the Oconee Humane Society, POB 966, West Union, SC  29696.  The family is…

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Michael Alan Muir

June 24, 2015

Michael Alan Muir, 60, of Central died Sunday at Baptist Easley Hospital.  He was the husband of Tina Caldwell Muir.  He was a pharmacist and the former owner of Medicine Mart in Seneca.  The family receives friends from 6 to 8 p-m Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Friday at…

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Philip Douglas Brucke

June 24, 2015

Philip Doughlas Brucke, 46, of 304 N. Church Street, Walhalla died Friday, June 19 at his home.  He was the husband of Stephanie Brucke.  A celebration of life will be held Sunday, June 28 from 3 to 5 p-m at the Walhalla Depot.  Memorials may be made to the GHS Cancer Institute in Mr. Brucke’s…

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Timothy Hoover

June 24, 2015

Timothy Mark Hoover, 28, of 39 Gammell Street, Seneca died Sunday, June 21.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Joe Welborn Hughes

June 24, 2015

Joe Welborn Hughes, 81, of 1210 West-Oak Hwy., died Tuesday at his home.  He was the husband of Evelyn King Hughes.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Friday from the Chapel of the Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 6 to 8 p-m Thursday at Sandifer…

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  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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