Obituaries Week of Oct. 2, 2013



Eran Stewart Lollis, 33, of 320 Maxie Drive, Belton, died Sept. 27, 2013 at his home.
Born in East Chicago, IN, he was a son of Willie Sam and Diane Chastain Lollis of the home.
He was formerly employed by Williamston EMS and was a member of Hessville Assembly of God in Hammond, IN.
He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Elizabeth Lollis.
A graveside service was held Sept. 28 in Cedar Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Anderson Interfaith Ministries.
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Annie Ferguson McClellan, 77, wife of William Fred McClellan of Anderson, died Sunday, September 29, 2013.
Born in Abbeville County, she was the daughter of the late George S. Ferguson Sr. and the late Louise Edwards Ferguson.
She was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sisters, Lois F. Vanadore of Pelzer and Judy F. Cary of Ninety Six; and one brother, Thomas A. Ferguson of Abbeville.
Graveside service was held Tuesday, October 1 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Forest Hill Baptist Church, 909 Plantation Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

PIEDMONT – Lunice Evelyn “Mama” Bond Barrett, 93, of 134 Travelier Trail, widow of the Rev. Billy Hugh Barrett, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at her home.
Born in Madison County, GA, she was the daughter of the late William Ezra and Leila Haggard Bond. She retired at age 77 from Reliance Electric in Athens, GA and was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church in Williamston.
Surviving are daughters, Deanne Sullens (Joe), of Williamston, and Bonda Owens (Charles), of Piedmont; son, the Rev. Tim Barrett (Judy), of Gainesville, GA; brothers, Lamartine Bond, of Toccoa, GA, and Paul Bond, of Danielsville, GA; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. The funeral service followed at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel conducted by the Rev. Tim Barrett and the Rev. Chris Huff. Burial was at Ila Cemetery in Ila, GA.
Family members are at their respective homes.
Memorials may be made to Beaverdam Baptist Church, 1904 Beaverdam Road, Williamston, SC 29697, or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, 99, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 28 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. Burial followed at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park.

John Pine died September 10, 2013.
He was born in Iowa City, Iowa to John Andraes Pine and Marian Knox Parchman Pine.
He was a US Navy Veteran and was owner of Phillips Fibers Research in Greenville.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.
Surviving are his wife, Margherita Neville Pine, two sons, John Stuart Pine, Jr. and James Andrew Pine, both of Williamston; sister, Jean Ann Pine Eatman of Plant City, FL; half-sister, Barbara Desenberg; step-mother, Beulah Desenberg, both from Norwalk, Iowa.
He was buried in the M.J. Dolly Cooper National Veterans Cemetery in Anderson with full military honors.

Kenneth Gossett, 57, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.
Born in Greenville, he was the son of Marshall L. Gossett of Greenville and the late Juanita Gossett.
Surviving in addition to his father, is his wife, Wanda Gossett; daughters, Tammy Gossett of Greenville and Tyronzika Smith of Piedmont; sisters, Regina Gossett of Taylors and Teresa Ford of Greenville; brothers, Corey Gossett, Tyrone Gossett, and Jerry Gossett, all of Greenville; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral service was held Saturday at Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary with burial in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Eunice Smith Owen Hill, 94, of Williamston, died Friday, September 27, 2013, at Hospice House of Anderson.
Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Maynard Lee and Emma Lenora Rogers Smith.  She was twice widowed, first to James Harold Owen and second to Henry Calaway Hill.  She retired from Harper Brothers Office Supply in Greenville and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughters, Carolyn O. Henderson of Williamston, and Jeanette O. Rogers of Piedmont; four grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sunday in the funeral home chapel of Gray Mortuary, Pelzer.  Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 5600 Highway 81 N., Williamston, SC 29697.

Mary Eleanor Saxon Hampton, 92, widow of Carl T. Hampton, died on Saturday, September 28, 2013. She was a resident of NHC Healthcare in Anderson.
She was a daughter of the late R. L. and Grace Kay Saxon. She was a member of Orrville Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Faye DeBlaker of Honea Path, a sister-in-law and care-giver, Judy D. Saxon of Williamston.
The funeral service was held Monday, Sept. 30 at the funeral home chapel of Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. Burial followed at New Silverbrook Cemetery, Anderson.
Memorials may be made to Orrville Baptist Church, 2620 S. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29624-3285.