Obituaries 4-7-2021

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Steve Ellison, Vicki Herring, Edward Winals, David Hyatt, Hunter Dill, Sheila Nelson, Charlie “Junior” Alberson

Charlie “Junior” Alberson

Charlie “Junior” Alberson, Jr. of Williamston, 92, husband of Sylvia Page Alberson, passed on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Charlie Alberson, Sr. and Beulah Kelly Alberson.  He retired from Harper Corporation and was a member of Alive Wesleyan Church.

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Chapman and Virginia Hilley all of Pelzer.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday, April 7, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Alive Wesleyan Church, P.O. Box 9, Pelzer, SC 29669 or to Interim Hospice, 155 Deacon Tiller Court, Duncan, SC 29334.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Sheila Nelson

Sheila Joan Nelson of Belton, 67, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Furman Jack and Lorine Bowen Nelson. She retired as a Registered Nurse, and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

She is survived by son, Doug Thorton of Gaffney; daughter, Lorine Lewis of Belton; sisters Ann Reeves of Mauldin and Nancy Watkins of Six Mile; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Williamston.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Hunter Dill

Hunter Chase Dill of Bowman, GA, 21, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of Chuck Arnold Dill of Statesboro and Lisa Marie Davis Ray of Bowman, GA. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves, was employed with Royston, LLC, and was a member of New Beginnings Church, Martin, GA.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by siblings, Whitney Harrison, Emily and Evan Dill, Andy Ray, Candy Guillard, Kristy Suddeth, and Callie Reece.

 Visitation will be held on Friday, April 9, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary, followed by the service at 3:00 in the mortuary chapel. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Due to Covid-19, the family requests that masks be worn and social distancing observed.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

David Hyatt

David Wilson Hyatt of Piedmont, 47, husband of Linda Rene Stephens Hyatt, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Born in Sumter, he was the son of Wilson Linwood and Nancy Jill Trost Hyatt of Waterloo. He was employed with MetroConnects and a member of New Spring Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Kaylee Rene Huff, Stephen Matthew Huff, Kenneth Douglas Huff, Jr. and Aaron Stephens; sisters, Karin Patel and Laura Vess; and five grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Friday, April 9, at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. The memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm in the mortuary chapel. For those unable to attend, the service will be live streamed via Rene Hyatt’s Facebook page.

Due to Covid-19, the family requests that masks be worn and social distancing observed.

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Edward Winals

Edward Leon Winals of Greenville, 83, husband of Evelyn Winals, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Born in Rainelle, WV, he was a son of the late John Davis and Rebecca Margaret Withrow Winals. A U.S. Army veteran, he retired from Ikon Office Solutions.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Eddie Winals of WV; daughter, Neva A. Winals Jones of Williamston; step-son, Steve Gillespie of Greenville; step-daughter, Darlene Roach of Fountain Inn; and forty-six grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held on April 6 at Beech Springs Church, followed by the service at 11:00. Burial was at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Vicki Herring

Vicki Frauline Mickle Herring of Pelzer, 52, wife of James “Bubba” Rufus Herring, Jr., passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

Born in Elkin, NC, she was the daughter of Wilma Jeanette Thomason Mickle of Pelzer and the late Sherman Roger Mickle.  She was formerly employed with Anmed Health Medical Center and a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by daughter, Jennifer Vinson of Honea Path; step-son, Jon Herring of Easley; step-daughter, Kayla Herring Sims of Fountain Inn; brother, Sherman Roger Mickle, Jr. of Piedmont; niece,  and five grandchildren.

The family received friends on  April 3 at Rehoboth Baptist Church. With the funeral followed at the church.   Burial was in the church cemetery.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Steve Ellison

Williamston – Vance Steven “Steve” Ellison, Sr., 74, husband of Bette Jean Young Ellison, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021.

   Born in Pelzer, he was a son of the late Vance Foster and Annie Grace Saxon Ellison. A veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, he retired as the owner and operator of ERS Video/Radio Shack. A member of Big Creek Baptist Church, he served as a former Deacon, Sunday School Director, and on the Audio and Video Committee. Steve was also devoted to fire service for over forty years, serving as former Chief of the West Pelzer Fire Department and as Chief of the Williamston Fire Department for twenty-seven years.

   In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Julia Nichols (Harold) of Williamston; son, Vance Steven “Van” Ellison, Jr. (Ginger) of Williamston; brother, Phillip Ellison (Barbara) of Williamston; four grandchildren, Steven and Holly Sue Nichols, Skyler and Foster Ellison; loving sisters and brothers-in-law; many loving nieces, nephews and loving cousins; and best friend, William Robert “Rock” Autry.

   Visitation was held on Saturday, April 3 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Big Creek Baptist Church, the service followed at 3:00. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Due to Covid-19, the family requests that masks be worn and social distancing observed.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com