Obituaries

Curtis Auburn Smith

July 3, 2015

Curtis Auburn Smith, 71, of 18001 Mallard Bend Road, Seneca died Saturday, June 27 at his home.  He was the widower of Marica Leslie Morrison Smith.  He was a Texas native.  A memorial service will be held later.

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George Thomas Cobb

July 2, 2015

George Thomas Cobb, 68, of 114 Woodland Way, West Union died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Sunday from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 12-2 p-m Sunday at Sandifer Funeral Home before the service.  Family members…

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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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  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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