Obituaries Week of November 21, 2018




Honea Path – Mary Brinnie Lollis Tucker, 81, wife of the late Weyman T. Tucker, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Earl Monroe and Clara Wilson Lollis. She retired from Fluor Daniel following forty years of service. Mrs. Tucker was also a member of Mount Airy Baptist Church, where she served in the nursery for over forty years.

She is survived by her daughter, Jan Candler (Greg) of the home; brothers, Grady Lollis (Priscilla) of Easley, Curt Lollis (Wanda) of Piedmont; sisters, Earline Atkins (Ken) of Williamston, Doris Orr of Easley, sister-in-law, Sandy Lollis; three grandchildren, Landon (Anna), Hollyn (Jared), and Braden “Rooster” (Jillian); three great-grandchildren, Bowen, Solomon, and Brooks; and several loving nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brother, Iler Lollis.

The family would like to extend their special thanks to The Garden House and to Brenda Keller for all of their love and care.

Visitation was held Friday, November 16, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary.

The service was Saturday, November 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Airy Baptist Church, followed by burial in the church cemetery.

Flowers were accepted, or memorials may be made to Rainey Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

The family is at the home of her daughter.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer



Mackey Eugene “Mack” Davis, 89, of Piedmont, husband of Lorene Bunn Davis, died Nov. 14, 2018.

Born in South Pittsburg, TN, he was a son of the late Eugene and Clydia Stewart Davis-Spinks. He retired from the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Carl Davis of Liberty; brother, Stewart Spinks of Greenville; sister, JoAnn Spinks Henry of Augusta, GA; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A graveside service was  held Friday, November 16,   at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Anderson.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.


Boyd Lee Cox, 84, of Williamston, died on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at NHC, Anderson.

Born in Virginia; he was the son of the late Corda Hanks and Charles Ruben Cox, Sr.

He is survived by his sons: Frank Duane Cox, Chris Cox, and Michael Allen Cox; daughter, Diane Muncy; brothers: Glen Cox, of Bowman, GA and Wayne Cox, of Max Meadows, VA; sisters: Golda Glasgow, of TN and Tootsie Bogat, of VA; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


ANDERSON – Frances Shaw Mackey Robinson, 93, widow of James Lamar Robinson, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018.

She was twice married, first to the late Earl Mackey.

Born in Belton, she was a daughter of the late Richard Alf and Eva Greer Shaw.  She was a member of Eureka Baptist Church.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Martha Mackey of Williamston; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Tom Foster of Anderson; daughter-in-law, Connie Mackey of Williamston; step-daughter, Martha Johnson of Walterboro; step-son, Jimmy Robinson (Gina) of Greenville; grandchildren, Rick Mackey (Tina), Stephen Mackey (Hope), Greg Mackey (Shari) and Kristy Hill (Josh); eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by sons, Dickie and Steve Mackey; grandson, Brian Foster; brothers, Marvin, Charles and R.A. Shaw; sisters, Lula Hawkins, Marie Stalcup, and Gladys Escoe.

Visitation was from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer.  The funeral service followed at 2:30 p.m. in the mortuary chapel with burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Anderson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29261 or to Big Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 187, Williamston, SC 29697.

The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law.



PELZER – Doris Ann Crawford Locke, 87, wife of the late William B. Locke, Jr., passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018.

She was the daughter of William R. and Annie Mae Chapman Crawford and was a member of West Pelzer Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Lynn Buchanan (Buck) of Anderson and Debra Enloe of Pelzer; son, Michael Locke (Julie) of Columbia; grandchildren, Geoff, Kris, Stacy, Drew, Jessica and Bridget; six great- grandchildren.

She was predeceased by brother, Billy Crawford; son-in-law, Terry Enloe.

Visitation was from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Sunday, November 18, at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. The service followed at 2:30 pm in the mortuary chapel with burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Anderson, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Rd., Greenville, SC 29607.



Alan Roger MacNary, Sr., 75, of Williamston, husband of Clara Jeanette Timms MacNary, died Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Born in Newburgh, NY, he was a son of the late Robert Irving MacNary, Sr. and Muriel Johnson MacNary. He retired from VyTech Industries and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Tamara Ingrassia  of Clearwater, FL, Schleen Moon of Williamston, Lisa Sammons of Williamston, Kristi Pulliam of Anderson and Hailey MacNary of Williamston; sons, Alan Roger MacNary, Jr. of Accord, NY, Shaun MacNary of Anderson and Fred MacNary of Williamston; brother, Robert Irving MacNary, Jr.  of CO and David MacNary, Sr. of Gardiner, NY; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Sunday, November 18, at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29621.


William Randolph Thompson, age 66, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2018 after a short battle with cancer.

Randolph (also known as “Thomp” by his friends, and “Ran” by his family) was born September 10, 1952 in Williamston, South Carolina to Leonard and Robbie Thompson.  He is a 1970 graduate of Palmetto High School and a student of both Greenville Tech and Midlands Technical College.  He was a United States Army Veteran and certified electrician with a love of reverse engineering.  Later in life, he co-owned and operated a car wash along with his former wife, Betty Smith.  He was an avid sponsor of the Operation Smile Organization and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church where he served on the usher board.  In his final years, he led a quiet and humble life in Columbia, South Carolina, drawing closer to God and taking great satisfaction in being with friends and family.

He leaves to mourn his passing five siblings: Francis Thompson Payne, Linda Bolden, Robbie Thompson, Willie Thompson (Carol) and Edward Thompson (Kimberly), his “adopted” mother Mrs. Sally Robinson, his beloved cousin Shahee El Amin (Nellie); two aunts Ella Thompson and Sallie Truitt, one uncle John Hardy Thompson; lifelong friend Martha Daniel; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and loyal friends.

Randolph was predeceased in death by his parents and three older brothers: Leonard Thompson Jr., Sylvester Thompson, and Claude Rice; and one younger brother Charlie Thompson. We, his family were blessed to have had him in our lives; we love him deeply and though he will live on in our hearts, he will forever be missed.

The family wishes to thank all who took the time to call and visit him, your cards and prayers were deeply appreciated.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30pm on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Williamston, SC.  The family will receive friends and visitors on Saturday for one hour prior to service.  The deceased may be viewed at Marcus D. Brown Funeral Service in Anderson, SC on Friday evening. A private burial will be held at a later date at the M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery.


Justin Kenneth Chandler, 35, of Powdersville Main, died Friday, November 16, 2018.

Born in Anderson County, he was the son of Charles Kenneth Chandler, Jr. and the late Beatrice Michelle Adams.

He was a graduate of Camden Military Academy. He was employed as a Landscaper and attended Rock Springs Baptist Church.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his children, Jason Chandler and Elizabeth Ann Chandler both of Piedmont and Emma Ann Chandler of Cocoa Beach, FL; a brother, Jacob Michael Chandler of Piedmont; and grandparents, Charles Kenneth Chandler, Sr. and his wife, Joan, of Easley and Norma Araujo of Lakeland, FL.

He was predeceased by his mother, Beatrice Michelle Adams and his grandfather, Gil Araujo.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 20, with burial to follow in Robinson Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church, 201 Rock Springs Road, Easley, SC 29642.


John Charles Schaad, 56, of Pelzer, died Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Born in Quantico, VA, he was a son of Adelaide Mary Schaad and the late Sgt. Major R.A. Schaad, Sr., USMC. He was formerly employed as a dispatcher with a trucking company and carried a South Carolina Broker License.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Richard Schaad, Jr., of Scottsville, VA and his sister, Marnie Klingbeil of Gloversville, NY.

A memorial service will be held in the spring in Beaufort, SC.