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Elizabeth H. Maass
          EASLEY _ Elizabeth Haney Maass, 60, of 104 Woodview Court, died May 21, 1994, at Greenville Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
          She retired from Chemplast Corp. in New Jersey and was a member of Lee Road Baptist Church.
          Surviving are two daughters, Terry H. Agusta of Haskell, N.J., and Patricia B. Gloe of Clifton, N.J., two sons, Anthony M. Balkjy of West Paterson, N.J., and Ronald G. Balkjy of Paterson, N.J., and a brother, Robert Francis of Florida.
          Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lee Road Baptist Church, with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
          Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel.
          The family members are at their respective homes.
         
(The Greenville News. Note: The obituary says she was to be buried at Woodlawn, but she has a marker in the Moody family plot at Reedy River)
  
Steven Lee Manley
  
  
    Steven Lee Manley, 11-month-old son of David Lee and Norma Jean Wilson Manley of 112 A. Colonial Ave., died Thursday.
           The father is employed with Brookline Carpet in Northwood Industrial Park and is a member of Agnew Road Baptist Church. Mrs. Manley is a member of Bethel Baptist Church on Sulphur Springs Road.
           Surviving also are the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Wilson and Roy Manley of Greenville, Mrs. Vivian Manley of Pickens; and great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Moore of Greenville.
            Funeral services will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at The Mackey Mortuary, with burial in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.

               (The Greenville News)
 
B.F. Marchbanks
         Benjamin Franklin Marchbanks, 83, of Rt. 7, Greenville, died yesterday at his home at 5:40 p.m. after being in declining health for five years and seriously ill for seven weeks.
         He was the son of the late Peter C. and Margaret Collins Marchbanks, members of a prominent family of upper Greenville County. He was born and lived all his life in the Reedy River Community.
         He was a retired farmer and a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
         His wife, Mrs. Hester Walker Marchbanks, died in 1953.
         Surviving are two sons, Frank Lee Marchbanks and Rev. John B. Marchbanks of Rt. 7, Greenville; a granddaughter, Miss Rachel Ann Marchbanks of Rt. 7, Greenville; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Brown of Rt. 7, Greenville; 13 nieces and eight nephews.
         Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church by Rev. S.P. Hester and Rev. Mark Senter. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
         After 4 p.m. today, the body will be at the home.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
Miss Esther Faith Marchbanks
         Esther Faith Marchbanks, 16-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Marchbanks of Greenville, Route 7, died Wednesday at General hospital at 6:15 p.m.
         Besides the father and mother (the former Mrs. Nell Addis), survivors include the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Marchbanks, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S.P. (S.D.?) Addis.
         Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock at Reedy River Baptist church. Rev. S.P. Hester, Rev. C.H. Mount and Rev. Ralph Hall will officiate. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be Gilbert Phillips, William K. Hightower, Roy K. Bridwell and Walter L. Bridwell.
         Pending the hour of the service the body will remain at the home.
            (Compiled from two Greenville News obituary notices, Feb. 12-13, 1948)
 
Mabel White Marchbanks
          Mrs. Mabel White Marchbanks, 87, resident of 9 Duncan Road, Berea Community, died Sunday, August 27, 1989 at Greenville Memorial Hospital, following a period of declining health.
          Born in Piedmont, S.C., Nov. 1, 1901, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Leilah Gambrell White. She had lived in the City View Community for many years and was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
          Her husband, Walter W. Marchbanks, died January 18, 1978.
          Surviving are her children, Robert and Dot Catron and Curtis and Betty Culpepper, all of Greenville; W.R. “Bobby” and Edith Marchbanks of Travelers Rest; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church by Reverend Gerald P. Martin and Rev. Seth P. Hester. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
          The body is at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday.
          On Tuesday, the body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m.
          The family is at the residence.
         
(The Greenville News. Monday, August 28, 1989)
 
Marion “Fate” Marchbanks
          Marion L. Marchbanks, better known to his friends throughout this county as “Fate” Marchbanks, died at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon at a local hospital. His death comes as a shock to his many friends as he was ill only two weeks.
          Mr. Marchbanks was a son of the late Mack and Hester Banks Marchbanks. He was born January 5, 1870 and had spent his entire life in this county. At the time of his death he was living on the Grove road near West Gantt school, where he engaged in farming.
          Mr. Marchbanks was a member of the Reedy River Baptist church where he had been a member since early in life.
          He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Idella Huffling Marchbanks; one daughter, Mrs. T.N. Roberts, of Greenville; five sons, Lewis Marchbanks, of Greenville; Golden D. Marchbanks, of Columbia; Wyley S. Marchbanks, of Savannah, Ga.; and James L. and William Marchbanks, of San Antonio, Tex.; one brother, J.S. Marchbanks of Simpsonville; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Capell, Travelers Rest; Mrs. Ellen Calvert, Simpsonville and Mrs. Hester Murphy, Greenville. He is also survived by his stepmother, Mrs. Amelia Marchbanks, of Greenville, and 10 grandchildren.
           Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Reedy River Baptist church. The services will be conducted by the Rev. J.A. Cave and the Rev. A.H. Bauknight and interment will be made in the church cemetery.
           Until the hour of the service the body will be at the home of his son, Lewis Marchbanks of 28 Wallace street, Dunean mill. Further announcements concerning the funeral arrangements will be made later by R.D. Jones and Sons, morticians.
          
(The Greenville News)
 
Frank Marchbanks
      Frank Lee Marchbanks, of Route 7, Marchbanks Drive, husband of Inez Foster Marchbanks, died Sunday.
      Born in Greenville County, he was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church and was the retired owner and operator of Marchbanks Garage.
      Surviving also is a brother, Rev. John B. Marchbanks of Greenville.
      Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church; burial in the church cemetery.
      The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
      The family is at the home, but will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at The Howze Mortuary.
     
(The Greenville News, Monday, Jan. 7, 1980)
 
Hester Marchbanks
         Mrs. Hester W. Marchbanks, 72, wife of B. Frank Marchbanks of the Reedy River Section, Travelers Rest, died at a Greenville hospital Monday at 1:15 p.m. after several years of declining health with two weeks of serious illness.
        Mrs. Marchbanks was a lifelong resident of Greenville County, a daughter of the late Green L. and Mary Bates Walker. She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
        In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Frank L. Marchbanks of the home, and the Rev. John B. Marchbanks of Bryson City, N.C.; one brother John W. Walker of Abbeville; and two sisters, Mrs. W.L. Gunter of Bristol, Fla. and Mrs. H.A. Steinmeyer of Sanford, Fla.
        Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at an hours to be announced at Reedy River Baptist Church. After 3 p.m. Tuesday the body will be at the home. Stilwell Mortuary is in charge.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
H.B. Marchbanks
       EASLEY -- Hovey Boyd Marchbanks, 83, of 910 S. Fifth St., died at home at 5:30 a.m. Sunday after two years of declining health and a week's illness.
        A son of the late John and Estill Boggs Marchbanks, he was a native of Travelers Rest section of Greenville County, but spent most of his life in Pickens County. He was associated with Arial Plant, Alice Manufacturing Co., in the spinning department for many years, retiring in 1952. He was a member of Golden Grove Wesleyan Methodist Church. His wife Margaret Brooks Marchbanks, died a number of years ago.
        Surviving are five sons, Lee Marchbanks of Central, Thomas, Ambers, Ralph and John Marchbanks of Easley; four daughters, Mrs. H. Gordon Lesley, Mrs. R.L. Gardo, Mrs. W.H. Garrett and Mrs. Earl Brown of Easley; one brother, Rev. C.V. Marchbanks of Greenville; one sister, Mrs. Carrie Lemons of Liberty; 44 grandchildren and 96 great-grandchildren.
        Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church by Rev. James O. Gilliam. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
        Pallbearers will be Junior Lesley, Charles, Doyle, Wayne and Dean Marchbanks, Bud Gardo and Billy Garrett.
        The escort of honor will be the Men's Bible Class of the Reedy River Baptist Church Sunday School.
        The body is at Robinson Funeral Home and will be taken to the home at 10 a.m. Monday.
        
(The Greenville New, Monday, March 16, 1964)
 
Idella Marchbanks
        Mrs. Ideller Hufflin Marchbanks, 74, widow of the late Marion Lafayette Marchbanks, died at a local hospital at 11:55 o'clock yesterday morning. She had been ill for the past 10 days.
        Mrs. Marchbanks was born and reared in Madison County, North Carolina, and moved to Greenville County a number of years ago. She was a daughter of the late John M. and Lou Callahan Hufflin. She first made her home in the Reedy River Church section and moved to the Gantt community where she lived until 13 years ago. After the death of her husband, she moved to the Dunean community and had since made her home with her son, Lewis Marchbanks, of 38 Wallace Street.
        She was a member of Dunean Methodist Church and of the Mother's Class of the church.
        Surviving are five sons, Lewis Marchbanks, Greenville; Goldman Marchbanks, Columbia, Wyley S. Marchbanks, Savannah, Ga., James L. Marchbanks, U.S. Army stationed in Germany, and William D. Marchbanks, U.S. Army stationed in Fort Sill, Okla.; one daughter, Mrs. Lula Roberts, Greenville; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four brothers, J.M. Hufflin, L.B. Hufflin and S.W. Hufflin, all of Greenville; and C.H. Hufflin, Greensboro, N.C.; and one sister, Mrs. Janie Drummond, Greenville.
        Funeral services will be held at Dunean Methodist Church Thuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The Rev. C.L. Heil will officiate and will be assisted by the Rev. A. Howard Wilson and Dr. Earl P. Paulk. Interment will be in the family plot in the Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
        After 10 o'clock this morning the body will be at the home of her son, Lewis Marchbanks, 38 Wallace Street. Dunean, and further announcements will come from the offices of the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
Inez F. Marchbanks
     
Inez Minnie Marchbanks, 82, of 11 Marchbanks Drive, died Sunday at Greenville Memorial Medical Center following a period of declining health.
       Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late C.V. and Minnie Lee Foster and was the widow of Frank Marchbanks.
       She was a homemaker and was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
       Surviving are three sisters, Thelma Jeffeaux, Sarah Bryant and JoAnn Vess, all of Greenville; and two brothers, James V. Foster of Travelers Rest and Gene Foster of Greenville. She was predeceased by a sister, Grace F. Batson; and three brothers, Paul Foster, G.B. Foster and Coolidge Foster.
       Services: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Reedy River Baptist Church, with the Revs. Seth Hester, Timothy Lee and Johnny Marchbanks officiating.
       Burial will be in the church cemetery.
       Active pallbearers will be Jason Foster, Benjie Vess, Wayne Bryant, Mike Hughes, Ronnie Foster, Donnie Jeffeaux, Freddy Batson and Rick Penland. Members of the Circle 2 Womens Missionary Union will serve as honorary escort.
       Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel.
       The family is at the home of Jo Ann Vess, 12 Covington Road.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
James C. Marchbanks
       LIBERTY, Dec. 21 -- James Claude Marchbanks, three months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marchbanks, died at the home of his grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. H.B. Marchbanks, at Pickensville this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
        In addition to his parents and paternal grandparents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. J.B. Stone, and one great-great-grandparents, Mrs. Ida E. Marchbanks.
        Funeral services will be conducted from Arial Baptist church Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock by the Rev. A.J. Tant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
       
(The Greenville News, 1934. Note obituary says he will be buried at Arial Baptist Church)
 
James T. Marchbanks
        LIBERTY -- James Thomas Marchbanks, 52, of 209 Peachtree St., died at an Easley hospital Friday at 8:30 p.m. after three days of illness.
        Son of the late Hovie Boyd and Margaret Brooks Marchbanks, native of Anderson County, he lived in Easley 27 years, moved to Liberty two weeks ago and was a member of Jones Avenue Baptist Church.
        Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Evie Stone Marchbanks of Easley; a daughter, Mrs. Wylie Phillips of Portsmouth, Va.; three sons, Eugene Marchbanks of Liberty, Wayne and Ronny Marchbanks of Easley; four sisters, Mrs. H. Gordon Lesley, Mrs. Beatrice Gardo, Mrs. Ruby Brown and Mrs. Eunice Garrett of Easley; three brothers, John and A.B. Marchbanks of Greenville and Ralph Marchbanks of Easley; and nine grandchildren.
        Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at Jones Avenue Baptist Church, Easley, by Rev. J.D. Brogdon, Rev. M.T. Hudgens and Rev. Garland Sentell. Burial will be in Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery near Travelers Rest.
        Pallbearers will be Junior Lesley, Charles Marchbanks, Tommie and Jerry Gardo, Joe Garrett and Pete Harbin.
        The body is at the home of a son, Eugene Marchbanks, 113 Byrnes St. Robinson Funeral Home, Easley, is in charge.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
Kizziah Marchbanks
          TRAVELERS REST _ Mrs. Kizziah Marchbanks died early Friday morning at the hole of her daughter, Mrs. Grace Reed, after an illness of six months.
         She was born at Travelers Rest, the daughter of the late Elijah and Cornelia Batson Howard. Mrs. Marchbanks had lived all of her life in the Travelers Rest community.
         She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church until her health failed and a member of the Mothers' Sunday School Class and the Women's Missionary Society.
         Surviving are 4 daughters, Mrs. W.W. Rush and Mrs. C.D. Erskin(e) of Anderson and Mrs. Harry Reed and Mrs. Will Watson of Travelers Rest; 1 son, W.W. Marchbanks of Greenville; 19 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
         Funeral services will be conducted at Reedy River Baptist Church Sunday at 3 p.m. by the Rev. S.P. Hester and the Rev. W.M. Pinson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be F.S. Moody, Douglas Coleman, Clyde Hester, Allen Batson, Jonas Bishop and Hawkins Ashmore.
        After 4 p.m. Saturday the body will be at the home of Olin Burns, Travelers Rest, and will be placed in the church at 2 o'clock Sunday.
        O'Dell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
Peter Cauble Marchbanks
  
  
Funeral services for Peter Cauble Marchbanks, prominent resident of Paris Mountain township, will be held this afternoon: at 3 o'clock, at the Reedy River Baptist church, conducted by the Rev. Frank K. Pool, who will be assisted by the Rev. C. H. Mount, and the interment will be made in the family plot in the adjoining cemetery.
       The following persons will serve as the active pallbearers, all of whom are grandsons of Mr. Marchbanks: Gilbert Marchbanks, Peter B. Marchbanks, Johnnie Marchbanks, Frank Marchbanks, Jr., Walter Marchbanks, and Dean Phillips.
       Composing the honorary escort will be, Dr. E. C. Stroud, E. B. Lipscomb, J. D. Lipscomb, W. C. Hawkins, Herman Hawkins, J. N. Nabors, T. M. McMurray, Ralph Howard, W. C. B. Pike, C. J. Hill, W. G. Howard, E. Hillhouse, J. C. Roe, Thomas Batson, A. L. Eubanks, J. A. Phillips, Fred Moody, F. S. Moody, S. D. Addis, Scott Foster, P. E. Hudson, Fayte Collins, W. H. Davis, J. R. Childress and J. O. Cauble.
       Mr. Marchbanks was a lifelong resident of Greenville county, having been born on January 2, 1844, a son of the late Stephen and Rebecca Jones Marchbanks, in the same community where his death occurred. He was a farmer by vocation, and was successful in this line. He was a confederate veteran, having served during the conflict between the states, and was a member of the United Confederate veterans. Mr. Marchbanks enlisted in 1861, in Earle's battery, later being transferred to W. H. Campbell's company. He saw service in skirmishes around Savannah, Charleston, and other points, being paroled in 1865, at Greensboro, N. C., after having served throughout the war.
       He had countless friends throughout the county to whom the news of his death will bring sadness.
Mr. Marchbanks is survived by four sons: B. F. Marchbanks, and W. S. Marchbanks, both of this county; G. E. Marchbanks, of Anderson, and J. D. Marchbanks, of this city, and by three daughters: Mrs. B. F. Brown, Mrs. J. S. Fox, and Mrs. E. E. Phillips, all of Paris Mountain township.
       One brother, George W. Marchbanks, of Sans Souci, also survives in addition to 27 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
       The body will remain at the residence, until the hour of the service.

 
Rachel Rebecca Marchbanks
          Died ... August 14, 1896.
          The funeral sermon of our aged sister, Mrs. Stephen Marchbanks, was preached by the pastor. She had been a devoted member of this church for many years and had attained to the great age of 89 years. Her life was pure in all of its relations and was a bright and shining light to a large family who will sorely feel her loss. A bright Christian life has gone out. May we who are left imitate her many Christian virtues and like her, be ready when the Master calls.
          J.J. Watson, Sunday, Aug. 16, 1896, Rev. A.S. Bryant, pastor.
         
(Reedy River Baptist Church Minutes, Volume II-research by Katherine L. Hester)
 
Stephen Marchbanks
        Mr. Stephen Marchbanks died at his home in the Paris Mountain Township on Wednesday of last week, aged 86 years. He was one of the oldest and most respected citizens of this county and leaves many relatives and hosts of friends to mourn his demise. He was buried on the next day at Reedy River Church. He died Feb. 11, 1891.
       
(The Enterprise & Mountaineer, Feb. 18, 1891-research by Katherine L. Hester)
 
Sunie Tate Marchbanks
        Mrs. Sunie Tate Marchbanks, 82, of 36 Hampton Ave., widow of Robert Marchbanks, and lifelong resident of this city and county, died at a local hospital at 6:35 a.m. Sunday after one week of illness.
        Mrs. Marchbanks was a daughter of the late Alfred and Mary (Benson) Tate. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and as long as she was able maintained an active interest in all phases of the work there.
        Mrs. Marchbansk as a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
        She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Sam Floyd, Mrs. Charles Whitaker Sr. and Mrs. T.M. Goodwin and two sons, W.F. Marchbanks and Robert C. Marchbanks, all of Greenville; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
        Funeral services for Mrs. Marchbanks will be conducted at the Second Baptist Church Monday at 4 o'clock by the Rev. Clyde M. Johnson and Dr. C. Earle Cooper. Interment will be on the family plot in the Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
        Grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Heyward Goodwin, William Marchbanks, Sam Marchbanks, Ben Marchbanks, Gird Berfield, James Daniel Watts, Charles Whitaker Jr., Dennis Whitaker and Robert Trammell.
        The escort of honor will be members of the board of deacons of the church, C.L. Stowe, W.E. Stowe, Dr. M. Gordon Howie, Dr. William H. Thames, Dr. L.N. Sims, Dr. Winston J. Easley, F.W. Whitaker, J.M. Grogan, J.B. Irwin, B.F. Huff, G.P. Floyd, Cecil Anderson, B.F. Landreth, Frank Smith, M.M. Murdock, E.C. Capell and Blythe Jones.
        The body will remain at the Mackey Mortuary until 3 o'clock Monday afternoon when it will be placed in the church to lie in state until the service.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
Wilburn E. Marchbanks
      Funeral services for Wilburn E. Marchbanks, 34, of Travelers Rest, will be held this morning at 11 a.m. at the residence, conducted by Rev. Mr. Williams of Asheville, N.C., following which the body will be laid to rest on the family plot in the Reedy River Baptist church cemetery.
       Mr. Marchbanks died while en route to a hospital, having suffered a sudden illness. He was at his accustomed place of duty on Monday, having been associated with the Slater Manufacturing company for the last two years. He was born and reared in Greenville county. For some time he lived in Anderson prior to moving to Travelers Rest.
       He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mamie Boggs Marchbanks, and one daughter, Joan Marchbanks. His father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Marchbanks, also survive, as do five sisters, Mrrs. W.W. Rush, Mrs. C.D. Erskine, Mrs. Olin Burns, Mrs. Harry Reed and Mrs. William Watson; and one brother, W.W. Marchbanks.
       The following will serve as the pallbearers. Boyd Howard, Tom Howard, Dean Phillips, Gilbert Marchbanks, Jess Hill and Frank Marchbanks Jr.
     
  (Compiled from two Greenville News obituary notices, May 8-9, 1940)
 
W.S. Marchbanks
      TRAVELERS REST -- Funeral services for William Samuel Marchbanks, 90, will be conducted at the Reedy River Baptist Church Monday at 3 p.m. by the Rev. S.P. Hester, assisted by the Rev. W.M. Pinson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
       Pallbearers will be Douglas Coleman, Clyde Hester, F.S. Moody, Allen Batson, James Bishop and Hawkins Ashmore.
       Honorary escort will be members of the Reedy River Men's Bible Class, Dr. James Barnett, Dr. John Holliday, Dr. Landrum McCarrell, W.K. Duncan and R.E. Benson.
       Mr. Marchbanks was born in North Carolina, but had lived most of his life in this community. He was a retired farmer and for a number of years was constable of Paris Mountain Township.
       Mr. Marchbanks had been a member of the Reedy River Baptist Church and the Men's Bible Class since early life.
       Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Kizziah Howard Marchbanks; five daughters, Mrs. W.W. Rush of Anderson, Mrs. C.D. Erskine of Belton, Mrs. Olin Burns, Mrs. Will Watson, Mrs. Harry Reed, all of Travelers Rest; a son, W.M. Marchbanks of Greenville; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Brown of Travelers Rest and Mrs. Hattie Phillips of Greenville; a brother, Frank Marchbanks of Greenville; 19 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
       The body is at the home of Mrs. Olin Burns and at 2 o'clock Monday will be placed in the church.
       Stilwell-O'Dell Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
       
(The Greenville News. Note: Marchbanks was spelled Marshbanks throughout)
 
W. Walter Marchbanks
       W. Walter Marchbanks, 77, of 200 Orchid Drive, Greenville, died Wednesday.
       Born in Charleston, he was a used car dealer and operated Marchbanks Body and Fender Shop until his retirement. He was also a member of Reedy River Baptist Church and the Homebound Department of the Sunday School.
       Surviving are his wife, Mabel White Marchbanks, daughters, Mrs. Robert Catron and Mrs. Curtis Culpepper of Greenville; a son, William Robert Marchbanks of Travelers Rest; sisters, Mrs. M. Erskine of Anderson, Grace M. Reed of Greenville and Agnes M. Watson of Travelers Rest; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
       Services will at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home; burial in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
       The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
Richard B. Marett
       Funeral services for Richard Bradford Marett, 53, merchant of the New Buncombe Road, will be conducted at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Reedy River Baptist Church by the Rev. S.P. Hester. Interment will be in the family plot in the Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
       The body is Mr. Marett will be taken to the church at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning to lie in state until the hour of service.
       Mr. Marett's death occurred at a local hospital at 1:10 a.m. yesterday, following several months of declining health. He was a Georgia by birth, a son of the late M.E. and Molly (Galloway) Marett. His father was a native of Oconee County and Mr. Marett lived in that county for some years before moving to Greenville 19 years ago.
       He was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
       He was also a member of the Woodmen of the World camp at Westminster.
       He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fay Driver Marett; one son, R. Bradford Marett, Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Burden and Mrs. Doris Hughes, all of Greenville; one brother, F.A. Marett, of Garden Grove, Calif., six (five listed) sisters, Mrs. B.B. Ellison, Mrs. T.E. Rogers and Mrs. R.E. Hudson, all of this city; Mrs. A.R. Clarkson, of Orlando, Fla., and Mrs. S.V. Wyly, of Limona, Fla., and three grandchildren.
       Pending the hour of departure for the church the body will remain at the Mackey Mortuary and the family will be at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Margaret Burden, on the New Buncombe Road. Further announcements will be made from the offices of James. F. Mackey and Sons, morticians.
      
(The Greenville News)
 
Dovie Mason
        Funeral services for Mrs. Dovie Kimble Mason, 46, who died Thursday afternoon at a local hospital following four weeks of illness, will be held at Choice Street Methodist church on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock conducted by the Rev. J.L. Ashley and the Rev. Earl Faulk, with interment in the Reedy River Baptist church cemetery.
        Active pallbearers will be P.O. Mintz, J.Q. Goodman, F.J. Hooper, Hoyt freeman, Charles Penland and Hartin Woods.
        Honorary pallbearers: A.E. Howard, L.L. Erwin, B.F. Huff, R.C. Campbell, E.A. Scott, C.W. Petty, L.J. Reid and E.D. Millwood.
        Flower girls: Margie Price, Dorothy Campbell, Doris Waldrop and Clara Bell Mardis.
        The active pallbearers and flower girls will meet at 503 Fall street at 2 o'clock and the honor escort at the church at 3:20 o'clock.
        Mrs. Mason was a daughter of James M. Kimble and the late Sallie Marshall Kimble and had spent her entire life in Greenville and vicinity. At the present time she was living with her daughter, Mrs. B.G, Miller, 505 Birnie street.
        She was a member of Reedy River Baptist church.
        Her husband, Roma Mason, survives her with four daughters, Mrs. H.L. Ingle, Mrs. B.G. Miller, Mrs. R.M. Spooner and Mrs. James R. Crymes all of Greenville; two sons, C.E. Mason and C.C. Mason of Greenville and nine grandchildren.
        Also surviving are her father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Kimble of Tucapau; four sisters, Mrs. Grady Hooper of Tucapau, Mrs. E.B. Slatton of Shelby, Mrs. C.G. Price of Tucapau and Miss Aletine Kimble of Gastonia; three brothers, Ed. G. Kimble, Clarence Kimble and Olin Kimble, all of Tucapau and a step-sister, Miss Mary Ann Kimble of Tucapau.
        The body is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H.L. Ingle, 503 Fall street awaiting the service. Further announcements will be made by Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
       
(Greenville Piedmont)
 
Catherine Turner (Page Howard) Massey
     
     Mrs. Catherine Turner Massey, wife of William Luther Massey and resident of Patrol Club Rd., Greenville, Rt. 7, died at a local hospital at 10:32 p.m. Saturday. She had been seriously ill for the past four weeks.
         Mrs. Massey was a native of Indiana and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Turner. She was born Feb. 2, 1898 and spent her early life in Indiana. Most of her life however was spent in Greenville.
         She was a Baptist.
         Her first husband was John Page, who died a number of years ago. Of this union, a son, Chester Page, survives. her second marriage was to Robert Howard and by this marriage she has a son, Richard Howard, who survives.
         After the death of Mr. Howard, she was married to William Luther Massey who survives her together with the following stepchildren, Mrs. Ruthel Batson of Greenville Rt. 7, Mrs. Helen Duncan of Spartanburg, Mrs. Lloyd Jones Jr. of Greenville, Rt. 2, Mrs. Johnny H. Beasley of Traverse City, Mich.; Mrs. Irving Holbert of Greenville, Seaman Ralph Massey of the U.S. Navy, now stationed at Norfolk, Va., and Pfc. James Chambers of the U.S. Army, now stationed in Germany.
         Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. S.P. Hester and the Rev. Henry F. Freshour at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be J.M. Batson, Lloyd Batson, J.H. Erwin, Duane Batson, Carl Jones and Harvey Batson.
         The body will be taken to the home of her step-daughter, Mrs. Ruthel Batson, at 11 a.m. Monday. Funeral arrangements are by Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
Luther Massey
         William Luther Massey, 68, of Phillips Trail Drive, Rt. 7, Greenville, died at his home at 8 p.m. yesterday following 16 years of declining health.
         He was a native of North Carolina, a son of the late Will and Sally Gosnell Massey, and was with Poinsett Mill for many years in the card room.
         His first wife was the late Gladys Cheek Massey, who died a number of years ago, and from which union these children survive: Mrs. Ruthel Batson (Ruby), Mrs. Helen Duncan and Mrs. Lloyd Jones Jr. (Grace) and Mrs. Ervin Holbert (Betty) of Greenville, Mrs. Johnny Beasley (Carrie) of Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, N.C., and Ralph William Massey and James Massey of Jacksonville, Fla.
         He was later married to the late Mrs. Catherine Howard Massey and is survived by two stepsons from this union, Richard Howard and Chester Page of Greenville.
         One sister, Mrs. Mary Soma, of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., and one brother, Jess Massey, of Greenville, also survive with 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
         Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be Claude Ward, J.G. Hines Sr., James H. Erwin, Lloyd Batson, Lawrence Beasley and Kinsland Hooper. They will meet at the home at 3:50 p.m.
         The body is at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ruthel Batson, Phillips Trail Road, Route 7, Greenville.
         The Mackey Mortuary is in charge.
       
 (Compiled from two Greenville News obituaries, July 5-6, 1964)
 
Nancy McCall
         Mrs. Nancy Matilda McCall died at her home No. 25 Buncombe road Sunday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock. Mrs. McCall was 71 years of age. She had made her home in Greenville for the last 22 years and had made a host of friends who will be grieved to learn of her death.
         Mrs. McCall is survived by four children, one daughter, Mrs. Mollie Monroe of Greenville, three sons, W.H. and R.O. McCall of Greenville and C.T. McCall of Hillsboro, N.C.
         Funeral services will be held from the residence this afternoon at 1 o'clock., Rev. John N. Wren officiating. Interment will be in Reedy River cemetery.
        
(The Greenville News, July 7 1925)
 
Ralph O. McCall
          Ralph O. McCall, 46, formerly of Greenville, was fatally injured when struck over the head Monday night in Augusta, Ga.
         McCall died during an altercation in which he was struck over the head with a billiard cue.
         McCall had lived in Augusta for two years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Anna Sanders McCall; two sons, Harry and Jack McCall, of Anderson; one daughter, Mrs. Walter Strickland, Kingsport, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Mollie Monroe, Greenville; two brothers, C.T. McCall, Hillsboro, (sic) N.C., and W.H. McCall, Greenville.
         Funeral services will be held this afternoon from Poe Mill Methodist church, the Rev. W. Jasper Kelley officiating, assisted by the Rev. Paul Kennett. Interment will be in the Reedy River cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be L.B. Raines, L.B. Burton, J.D. Hudson, E.L. Craigo, R.F. Craigo and Bailey Byars.
         Pending the hour of the service the body will remain at the home of his sister, Mrs. Mollie Monroe, 230 Montgomery street.

           (Compiled from two Greenville News obituary notices)
 
Mary Prater McCollum
          Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Prater McCollum, 50, of 13 Concord St., wife of J. Doyle McCollum, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, with burial in the Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
         The body is at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
         The family is at the home of the daughter.
         
(The Greenville News, Sunday, Dec. 3, 1971)
 
Dollie Marchbanks McGaha
         LIBERTY, Feb. 13 -- Mrs. E.M. McGaha, 44, died at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon in the St. Francis hospital following a brief illness.
         She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Marchbanks of Travelers Rest. She was a member of the Baptist church.
         Surviving are her husband, E.M. McGaha, Easley; one sister, Mrs. Carie Lemons, Easley; three brothers, Hovey Marchbanks, Travelers Rest; and W.D. and C.V. Marchbanks, Easley.
         Funeral services will be held from the Reedy River Baptist church at Travelers Rest Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock conducted by the Rev. H.A. Tant, the Rev. O.B. Stewart and the Rev. J.D. Elrod.
         The funeral party will leave the residence at 1:30 for the church.
         Interment will be in the church cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be Grady Green, Roy Boggs and Eugene, Edward, W.A. and Clinton Prater.
        
(The Greenville News. McGaha was spelled McGatha and Marchbanks was spelled Marshbanks throughout)
 
Gaither Pearson McKinney
         TRAVELERS REST-- Gaither Pearson (Mr. Mac) McKinney, 85, of 208 McElhaney Road, a retired contractor, died Thursday at 11:50 p.m. at a local nursing home after several years of declining health.
         Funeral services will be conducted today at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Travelers Rest by Rev. Ryan Ecklund and Rev. S.P. Hester. Burial will be in Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
         Pallbearers, meeting at the church at 3:50 p.m., will be Roy L. Anderson, Joe D. Cooper, J. Harold Cooper, T. James Watson, Eugene B. Watson, W.N. Cooper, William H. Watson and James Benson.
         Honorary escort, meeting at the church at 3:50 p.m., will be Dr. Landrum I. McCarrell, Dr. John H. Holliday, Dr. James E. Barnette, D.E. Smith, Earle Benson, Edgar League, Raymond Williams, H.G. Miller, C.B. Goodlett, Rev. J.E. Willis, Ed. A. England, Allen League and E.E. Poole.
         Mr. McKinney was a native of Mayesville, a son of the late James Caleb and Sarah (Anderson) McKinney. He had lived at Travelers Rest since 1906.
         He was member of the First Baptist Church of Travelers Rest and the Men's Bible Class.
         His wife, Mrs. Mayme Lee Watson McKinney, died in 1944.
         Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Milton E. Hunt of Travelers Rest; three sons, Rev. James W. McKinney of Anderson, Walter McKinney of Atlanta, Ga., and Merle H. McKinney of Travelers Rest; two sisters, Mrs. Mavis Boylston of Florence and Mrs. O.B. Brody of Ridge Spring; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
         The body is at The Mackey Mortuary. It will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. today.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
Mayme Lee Watson McKinney
         Mrs. Mayme Lee Watson McKinney, 60, of Travelers Rest, died at her home at 5:25 o'clock yesterday afternoon following several years of declining health.
         Mrs. McKinney was a daughter of the late John J. and Elisabeth Cunningham Watson and was a member of one of the county's pioneer families. She was also a sister of the late W.N. Watson.
         She is survived by her husband, G.P. McKinney; three sons, J.W. McKinney, Walter R. McKinney and Merle H. McKinney and one daughter, Mrs. Milton E. Hunt.
         Also surviving are two brothers, Thomas J. Watson and Arch W. Watson; five sisters, Mrs. B.L. Duckworth, Mrs. Ellie Harding, Mrs. R.A. Roffreld, Mrs. Belle Gilreath and Mrs. Annie Benson. One grandchild also survives.
         Mrs. McKinney was a member of Travelers Rest Baptist church.
         Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Reedy River Baptist church conducted by Rev. P.G. Curry and Rev. Sam Shaw, and the interment will be made on the family plot in the Reedy River church cemetery.
         The following nephews have been asked to serve as pallbearers and are asked to meet at the home at 3:30 o'clock: James Watson, Paul Watson, James Benson, Eugene Watson, Jay Watson and Roy Watson.
         The deacons of Travelers Rest Baptist church are asked to compose the escort of honor together with the following: Will Watson, W.N. Cooper, Dr. S.R. Gaston, Dr. Stanley Coleman, Dr. T.E. Coleman, Jean Cooper and Roy Cunningham. They are asked to meet at the church at 3:50 o'clock.
          Pending the hour of the service the body is at the home.
         
(Compiled from two Greenville New obituary notices)
 
Charlie Middleton
           William Charlie Middleton, 83, of 4001-B Old Buncombe Road, died yesterday at 2:05 a.m. at a Marietta hospital after a period of declining health.
           He was a son of the late William Perry and Marinda Ballew Middleton and was born and reared in Spartanburg County. The greater part of his life was spent in Greenville County and he had lived at his present address 40 years. Before his retirement he was in textile work.
           Mr. Middleton was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
           His wife, the late Nancy Williams Middleton, died in 1954.
           He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Eva M. Wade of Greenville and Mrs. Lula M. Batson of Travelers Rest; and several nieces and nephews.
           Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 1 a.m. (p.m.?) at Reedy River Baptist Church by Rev. Seth P. Hester. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
           Pallbearers will be Wallace Turner, Houston Turner, Marvin Campbell, Dock Lipscomb, Clarence Middleton and Lester B. Batson.
           The family is at the home of his sister, Mrs. Wade, 4001-B Old Buncombe Road.
           The body is at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
          
(The Greenville News)
 
Rinda Middleton
        Mrs. Rinda Middleton, 77, died at 4 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of her son, Charlie Middleton, in Glassy Mountain township after an illness of three months. Mrs. Middleton had lived in Greenville county for the past thirty-four years.
       She is survived by two sons, W.Charles Middleton of Greenville County and J.S. Middleton of Taylors. Two daughters also survive, Mrs. Frank Batson and Mrs. H.E.Wade of this county. A brother, D.L.Ballew of Landrum, also survives. Mrs. Middleton was a member of Reedy River Baptist church.
       Funeral services will be held at 12 o'clock today. The Rev. Mr. Hester will officiate and the interment will be in the church cemetery.
      
(The Greenville News, February, 1925)
 
Spurgeon Middleton
        Spurgeon Middleton, 70, of Greer, Route 6, died unexpectedly Thursday at 5:30 a.m. at his home.
       Mr. Middleton was born in Greenville County and was a son of the late Perry and Marinda Belue Middleton. He had been residing in Fairview Community 20 years, was a World War I veteran and a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
       Surviving are: His wife, Mrs. Lou Massey Middleton; one daughter, Mrs. W. D. Lipscomb of Taylors Route 3; two sons, James of Greer Route 6 and Clarence Middleton of Greenville; one brother, Charlie Middleton of Greenville; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Wade of Greenville and Mrs. Lula Batson of Travelers Rest; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Wood Mortuary.

       (The Spartanburg Herald, Sept. 27, 1957)
 
W(illiam). P(erry). Middleton
    
 
W. P. Middleton, aged 74 years, Confederate veterans, died Tuesday at his home in Paris Mountain township and was buried Wednesday afternoon at 6 o'clock at the Reedy River Baptist church.
         The deceased served four years through the civil war as a member of the 16th regiment, having volunteered at the outbreak of the war.
         He is survived by his wife, two sons, W.C. (William Charlie) and J.S. (James Spurgon) Middleton, and two daughters, Mrs. Earl Wade (Eva), of Paris Mountain township, and Mrs. Frank Batson (Lula), of Travelers' Rest. Served four years WBTS – 16th SC.
 
Violet McNamee
   
   
Violet Phillips McNamee, 64, of 59 Brandywine Drive, Homestead, Fla., wife of Robert E. McNamee, died Friday.
         Born in Greenville County, daughter of the late James Gus and Lucinda Moody Phillips, she was a teacher with the Dade County School System and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Homestead, Fla.
         She was a graduate of Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va., and did graduate work at Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.; Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.; University of Miami, Miami, Fla., and Furman University. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa of Dade County, Fla.
         Surviving are one stepson, R. Wayne McNamee of Homestead, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Lois Hoovler and Eloise Moschell of Miami, Fla.; one sister, Josephine P. Bailey of Greenville; one brother, Rex J. Phillips of Greenville; seventeen step-grandchildren and a number of step-great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the Jones Mortuary Chapel with burial in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
          The body is at the mortuary where the family will receive friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
          In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
          The family will be at the home of Mrs. Josephine P. Bailey, 124 Buist Avenue, Greenville.
          
(The Greenville News, June 19, 1983)
 
William J. Monroe
         Funeral services for William J. Monroe of the Roper Mountain section will be Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home. The Rev. J.N. Wrenn will officiate and interment will be in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
         Six nephews will be pallbearers: Gene Monroe, Avery Monroe, Ernest Monroe, Elsie Monroe, Elbert Monroe and Charles Monroe.
         Honorary escort will be Homer Ridley, L.S. Raines, Horace Worley, Claud Childress, John Padgett, Bill Shelton, Will Watts, Furman King and T.M. Landreth.
         The pallbearers and honorary escort will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 o'clock.
         Mr. Monroe was found dead in a field near his home Monday afternoon. He suffered a sudden attack following a long period of declining health Before moving to the Roper Mountain section, he lived in Greenville and at one time was a resident of the Reedy River Church section. He was a native of Cleveland County, N.C.
         The family is at the home of his son, Louie Monroe, 104 Lowndes Hill Road. The body is at the funeral home awaiting the service.
        
(The Greenville News)
 
Agnes Moody
         Mrs. Agnes Clara Pike Moody, 62, wife of H.P. Moody of Route 7, Greenville, died Tuesday.
         Born in Travelers Rest, daughter of Mrs. Annie Ola Eaton Pike of Travelers Rest and the late T.E. Pike, she lived in Greenville County all of her life. She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
         Surviving are three sons, Fred Raymond and Donald Ray Moody of Route 7, Greenville, and John Rainey Moody of Anderson; and a sister, Mrs. Fred A. Bull of Greenville.
         Funeral services will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. at The Mackey Mortuary. Burial will be in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
        
(The Greenville News)
 

Donald Ray Moody
      ANDERSON, SC - Donald Ray Moody, age 65 of Brookside Living Center passed away February 9, 2011.
       Born in Travelers Rest, SC, Donnie was a son of the late Hext P. Moody and Agnes Clara Pike Moody. He was predeceased by his two brothers, John Rainey Moody and Fred Raymond Moody; and his step-mother Edna Lipscomb Moody.
      He is survived by his sister-in-law, Rose Rampey Moody and his niece, Dr. Robin Lyn Moody, both of Anderson, SC.
     The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, February 12, 2011 from 10:00am until 10:45am followed by the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00am in the Chapel with the Reverend Dr. Victor Rampey officiating. Interment will follow at Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery, Greenville, SC.
    THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME, Anderson.

Edna J. Moody
       
TRAVELERS REST _ Edna Ruth Jackson (Lipscomb) Moody, 72, of 209 Love Drive, died of natural causes Sept. 13, 1987, at her home.
          She was a retired employee in the design department of Stone Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
          Surviving are her husband, Hext Perry Moody of the home; three stepsons, Donald Ray Moody of the home, Raymond Moody of Greenville and Rainey Moody of Anderson; and two sisters, Audrey Weaver and Pearl Batson of Ware Shoals.
          Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
          Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at The Howze Mortuary.
          The family is at the home.
          Memorials may be made to Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery Trust Fund, Route 7, Greenville, S.C. 29609.
          (The Greenville News, Monday, Sept. 14, 1987)
 
Fred S. Moody Sr.
          Frederick (Fred) Samuel Moody, 80, retired farmer of the Reedy River community, died at his home last night at 7:30 o'clock following one year of declining health and a serious illness of several days.
          Mr. Moody was born and lived his entire life in upper Greenville county and was a son of the late James E. and Rhoda Shedd Moody. He had been a member of Reedy River Baptist Church for 60 years and prominent in all church and community activities as long as his health permitted.
          Mr. Moody was twice married, first to the late Josephine Marchbanks Moody, who died in 1922. From that union the following children survive: two daughters: Mrs. J.G. Phillips of Greenville and Mrs. C.F. Norton of Travelers Rest; and three sons: H.P. Moody of Travelers Rest and F.S. Moody Jr., and James R. Moody, both of Greenville.
          Also surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nannie Lee Miller Moody; one sister, Mrs. Rachel Anders of Greenville; two brothers, A.J. Moody and F.F. Moody, both of Greenville; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at Triune Methodist Church at an hour to be announced by the Stilwell Mortuary.
          
(The Greenville News)
 
Fred S. Moody Jr.
         
  Fred Samuel Moody, 62, of 24 Pelzer St., Monaghan, died suddenly at a local hospital Monday at 4:45 p.m. following eight months of declining health.
           A son of the late Fred S. and Josephine Marchbanks Moody, he was born and reared in the Reedy River community of Greenville County, For 30 years, he had made his home in the Monaghan community.
           Until his retirement last May, Mr. Moody was foreman of the slasher room at Monaghan Mill.
           He was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church and of the Men's Bible Class.
           Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Thelma Ashmore Moody; one daughter, Mrs. John Hamby of Greenville; his stepmother, Mrs. Nannie M. Moody of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. J.G. Phillips and Mrs. C.F. Norton of Greenville; two brothers, H.P. Moody and J.R. Moody of Greenville and two grandchildren.
           Funeral services will conducted at Reedy River Baptist Church today at 4 p.m. by Rev. S.P. Hester and Rev. Ansel Pruitt. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
           Pallbearers will be Raymond Moody, Rainey Moody, Rex Phillips, Arthur Norton, Hugh Norton and Alvin Norton.
           Honorary escort will be the slasher room employees of all three shifts of Monaghan Mill and members of the Men's Bible Class of the church, with Allen Batson, Paul Batson, J.W. (Bill) Spearman, Luke Stewart, Bobby Harris, Ed Harris, Bill Jones, C.F. Stansell Sr., Jake Gambrell, Albert Munn, Garchi Cash, A.D. Propes Sr., Dick Tate, Clyde Thomas, W.W. Rogers, L.B. Gosnell, S.D. Addis, J.L. Hamby, W.L. Brown Jr., Ed McMinn, L.F. (Bud) Tipton, Barley Orr, Dick Pearson, Pert Griffith, Dewey Hamby, Frank Marchbanks, J. Frank Williams and Arthur Williams.
           The body is at the home, but will be placed in the church today at 3 p.m.
           Thomas McAfee Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral plans.
          
(Compiled from two Greenville News obituary notices)
 
Hext P. Moody
   
    
TRAVELERS REST _ Hext Perry Moody, 78, of 209 Love Drive, died of natural causes Aug. 6, 1988, at his home.
          He was a retired shipping clerk with W.R. Grace & Co, a retired farmer and a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
          Surviving are three sons, Fred Raymond Moody of Travelers Rest; John Rainey Moody and Donald Ray Moody, both of Anderson; and a sister, Aletha M. Norton of Greenville.
          Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
          Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at The Howze Mortuary.
          The family is at the home.
          
(The Greenville News)
 
Hex Perry Moody, Jr.
   
  
Hex Perry Moody, Jr., died at the home of his parents, Greenville Route 3, near Reedy River church, yesterday morning following an illness of two days.
        He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Moody and his paternal grandparents.
        Funeral services will be conducted at the graveside in the Reedy River cemetery this morning at 9:30 o'clock by the Rev. C. H. Mount.

 
Josephine Moody
        Mrs. Josephine Moody, wife of Fred S. Moody, died at her home near Travelers Rest in Paris Mountain township yesterday at 3 o'clock after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Moody was 49 years of age and had lived near Travelers Rest all of her life.
        She is survived by her husband, Fred S. Moody, and five children, two daughters, Mrs. C.F. Norton, Travelers Rest, and Mrs. J.G. Phillips of Greenville, and there sons, Messrs James Moody, of Greenville; F.S. Moody, of Travelers Rest, and Hext P. Moody, of Travelers Rest.
        Mrs. Moody joined Reedy River Baptist Church during her childhood.
        Funeral services will be held from the residence this afternoon at (no time listed) o'clock conducted by Mr. Russell Batson, one of her neighbors. Interment will follow in Reedy River church yard.
      
(The Greenville News)
 
Thelma Moody
     
Mrs. Thelma Ashmore Moody, 79, of 1203 West Parker Road, widow of Fred S. Moody Jr., died Wednesday.
        A daughter of the late Charles L. and Alice Hawkins Ashmore, she was a lifelong resident of Greenville.
        She was a saleslady with Standard Dress Shop before her retirement and was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
        Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John I. (Peggy) Hamby of Greenville; a brother, G.H. (Buck) Ashmore of Greenville; and twin granddaughters.
        Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Reedy River Baptist Church. Interment will be in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
        On Saturday the body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
        The body is at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
        The family is at the residence.
       
(The Greenville News)
 
Edna Munn
  
  
Mrs. Edna Ashmore Munn, wife. of F. D. Munn, died at the family home, 405 Perry avenue at 8:04 last night. She had been in declining health for several months.
       Mrs. Munn was a descendent of two of this county's older families, being a daughter of Charlie L. and Alice Hawkins Ashmore.
       She was born in this county and lived the earlier part of her life in the Reedy River church section. In recent years Mrs. Munn had lived in the city.
       She was a former member of Reedy River Baptist church, but at the time of her death she was a communicant of St. Antrews Episcopal church.
       In addition to her husband she is survived by one sister, Mrs. F. S. (Thelma) Moody, Jr., of this city; three brothers, Clyde C. Ashmore, of Columbia, W. Hawkins Ashmore, of Greenville and G. H. (Buck) Ashmore, of Miami.
       Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced by-R. D. Jones and Sons. Pending the hour of the service the body will remain at the mortuary.

       (The Greenville News, April 7, 1947)
 
 

 

 

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