8-4-2021 Obituaries


Guynell King, Nelline E. Webb, Richard Rea, Gussie A. Cromer, Janet House, Jones Mauldin, Ronald Moore

Ronald Moore 

May 7, 1949 – August, 28, 2020

Belton – Ronald Eric Moore, 71, husband of Nancy Moore passed away August 28, 2020. 

Born in Piedmont, SC, he was a son of the late Rufus and Irene Owen Moore.  He was of the Baptist faith and was a good family man.  He served 2 terms in the Viet Nam war.

Preceded in death include, sister Ruth Pruitt; brothers, his twin Thomas Moore, and Mark Moore.

Survivors include daughter Erika Whitfield of Pendelton: son, Chad Moore of Belton; step-son Mark Holsclaw of Belton and step-son Jason Holsclaw of Youngsville, NC; sisters Becky Kelley of Piedmont and Jo Ellen Blaine of Durham, NC, brother Clifford Moore of Mauldin; and sixteen grandchildren. 

A graveside service will be held Friday, August 13, 2:00 p.m. at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery.

Jones Mauldin

Jones Earl Mauldin, 73 of Williamston, husband of Brenda Faye Rogers Mauldin, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021.

Born in Anderson, he was a son of the late Troy Ellis and Willie Ruth Creamer Mauldin. He was formerly employed with Timken Company in Honea Path and was a member of Whitefield Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Janet Boyce of Williamston; brother, Charles Mauldin of Williamston; sisters, Linda Medlin of Williamston, Nancy Rogers of Piedmont, Dot Dutton of Belton; sister-in-law, Laura Mauldin of Williamston; special granddaughter, Tiana Haulbrook (Austin) of Anderson; great-grandchild, Kenzie Haulbrook; and many nieces and nephews.

 Those who would like to pay their respects may do so Thursday, August 5 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary.

A graveside service will be held at Whitefield Baptist Church Cemetery. The date will be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rainey Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Janet House

Janet Morrison House, 87 of Easley, wife of the late Donald Wilson House, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Born in Piedmont, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Morrison and Reba E. Whitlock. She was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

She is survived by her sons, Michael House of Cleburne, TX, Jim House of Powdersville, Gary House of Everett, WA, and Rob House of Los Angeles, CA; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Gray Mortuary, followed by the service at 12:30 p.m. in the mortuary chapel. The family will be attending the burial at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Gussie A. Cromer 

Gussie A. Cromer, age 89, of Anderson, SC, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021, at NHC Healthcare Anderson. 

Born July 31, 1932, in Anderson, she was the daughter of the late Melvin Arnold and Beulah Allen Arnold. She was the widow of Pete Cromer. Gussie was retired from Orr Mill and was devoted to her family and friends. 

She is survived by her children, James S. Cromer (Janet) and Nancy C. Morgan (Wesley) both of Anderson, SC; grandchildren, Lisa Hamby (Scott) of Anderson, SC, and Joshua Cromer (Jessica) of Townville, SC; 7 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Melvin Arnold, Jr. and Billy Arnold. 

No services are planned and the family will be at their respective homes. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.

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Richard Rea

Richard Lewis “Dick” Rea, Jr. of Belton, 86, husband of Joyce Elaine Jones Rea, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Born in Asheville, NC, he was the son of the late Richard Lewis “Bud” Rea, Sr. and Annie Laurie Craig Rea. A U.S. Navy veteran, he retired from Electronic Data Systems, and was a member of Beech Springs Tabernacle. 

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Richard Lewis Rea, III, Harold Craig Rea, Marisa Rea Southern, Christopher Lewis Rea, Kelly Tweed Sluder, and Tonya Lynn Rea Wondolowski; a number of stepchildren; and a great number of grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 8 at Gray Mortuary Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to A Storehouse for Jesus, 675 East Lexington Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Nelline E. Webb

Vera Nelline Elgin Webb, 77 of Williamston, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021.

Born in Williamston, she was a daughter of the late Lee Roy and Zadie Leona “Bill” Garner Elgin. She retired from Owens Corning and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Kenetha S. Timms of Williamston; son, Kenneth L. Stringer of Anderson; sisters, Bonnie Elgin Greer of Anderson and Jan E. Lufkin of Williamston; one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Tuesday, August 3, at Gray Mortuary, with the service followinged in the mortuary chapel. Entombment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Gray Mortuary, Pelzer

Condolences: www.graymortuary.com

Guynell King

Piedmont – Guynell Sloan King, 87, widow of Cecil James King, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021.

   Born in Easley, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Guy Herman and Gladys Stephens Sloan. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Williamston Church of God.

Survivors include son, James Grady King (Melissa) of Piedmont, daughter, Janice Guynell Beasley (Steve) of Palm Coast, FL, son, Jeffery Wayne King (Vikki) of Piedmont; sisters, Bobbie Thrasher, Doris Rogers, Ruby Greene, Judy Kelley; brothers, Joel Sloan and Thomas Sloan; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren and one on the way.

She was predeceased by daughter, Joyce Mae Phillips; sister, Louise Fennel; and brother, Steve Sloan.

The family received friends 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 30 at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer with the funeral following at 1:00 p.m. in the mortuary chapel.  Burial was at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

 Condolences: www.graymortuary.com