Obituaries 11-11-2020


Samuel Phillips, Elaine Lee, Bobby Jordan, Vivian Cole, Kaitlin Criner

Kaitlin Criner

Kaitlin Nicole Criner of Honea Path, 30, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020.

Born in Anderson, she was the daughter of Bobby Criner, Jr. of Clendenin, WV and Peggy Francis Barnett Smith of Pelzer.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her stepfather, Landy Smith; daughter, Natalie Criner both of Pelzer; and brother, Brandon Barnett of Clendenin, WV.

 A graveside service was November 11, 2020 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Anderson.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer


Vivian Cole

Vivian Delores Darby Cole of Pelzer, 78, wife of the late Robert Norman Cole, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Born in Pelzer, she was the daughter of the late Frank George and Ruby Marie Darby. She formerly worked at Swirl Model Coats.

She is survived by daughters, Lynn C. Taylor and Sandra Tyler, both of Pelzer; three grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.

Visitation was held on November 11, at Gray Mortuary, followed by the service in the mortuary chapel.  Burial followed at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer


Bobby Jordan

Bobby Dale Jordan of Williamston, 67, husband of Sylvia Louise Haney Jordan, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020.

Born in Belton, he was a son of the late John Ollie and Mary Edna Ladd Jordan. He retired from Walker Construction in Greer. He was a member of Emmanuel Full Gospel Tabernacle in Piedmont and Joyful Noise Gospel Group.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Stacy Singleton of Anderson and Shannon Leach of Belton; step-children, Angela Smith of Pelzer and Robert Burton of Piedmont; sister, Lynn Jackson of Belton; brothers, Donny Jordan of AL, Robin Jordan, Danny Jordan, Ricky Jordan, Marty Jordan of Belton, Tommy Jordan and Edward Jordan all of Belton; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and great-grandson.

Visitation was November 9, at Emanuel Full Gospel Tabernacle. The service followed at 1:00 pm in the church. Burial was at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer


Elaine Lee

Elaine Robinson Lee of Piedmont, 91, wife of the late James Franklin Lee, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020.

Born in Waxhaw, NC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Miles Robinson, Sr. and Frances Robinson. She was employed at Belk department store and was a member of Grove Station Baptist Church.

Visitation was held on November 6, at Gray Mortuary

A graveside service was at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer


Samuel Phillips

Samuel Barton Phillips, of Anderson Jr., 66, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Born in Royston, GA, he was a son of the late Samuel Barton Phillips, Sr. and Virginia Frances Brady Phillips. He retired from General Electric in Greenville.

He is survived by a son, David Barton Phillips of Easley; daughters, Ashley Phillips of Athens, GA and Erica Opal Robertson of Easley; brothers, Michael Phillips of Florence and Ronnie C. Phillips of Beaufort; and seven grandchildren.

   A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary. The family will greet friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer