Obituaries Week of March 8



Patricia Ann Hughes Lockaby, 82, of Easley, and wife of James E. Lockaby, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Born in Liberty, she was a daughter of the late Connie Hughes and Blanche Hughes.
She was a member of United Wesleyan Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband; are two daughters, Gloria Parker of Easley and Nancy Evatt of Greenville; sister, Nancy Lois Shulik of Pickens; and two brothers, Leroy Hughes of Easley and Samuel Hughes of Piedmont.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 3 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of United Wesleyan Church, 738 Rice Road, Easley, SC 29640.

Betty Robinson Holcombe, 86, of Williamston, wife of Joe S. Holcombe, died Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Golden and Jennie Belle Hellams Robinson. She was a homemaker.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Mitchell Holcombe, Phil Holcombe, both of Williamston; sisters, Joyce Caldwell, Frances Jeanes, Gaynell Hicks; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Monday, March 6 in the Chapel of Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 42 E. Main Street, Williamston, SC 29697.

Shane M. Goodwin was born January 3, 1970 and died February 25, 2017. He was 47 years old.
He is survived by his mother Edith August and Step-Father Dennis August Sr. of Belton, SC. He is also survived by his father, James Goodwin, Sr. and step-mother, Mary Jo Goodwin of Chucky, TN.
Also, Shane has one brother, James Goodwin, Jr. and one step-brother, Dennis August, Jr.; one sister, Danelle Goodwin; one step-sister, Tracy August; two daughters, Katelynn Goodwin and Alyssa Goodwin; and one son, Jordan Mastri; daughter-in-law, Electa Maestri; one granddaughter, Baylee Maestri; three grandsons, Kayen Goodwin, Logan and Joey Maestri; and several aunts, cousins, neices, and nephews.

Peggy Conwell Eaton, 65, of Belton, died Sunday, March 5, 2017.
Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of Dorothy Threlkeld Nimmons of Belton and the late Thomas Ansel Conwell. A homemaker, she was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Honea Path.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her children, Stephanie, Cindy, and Jo Don; sisters, Judy Diane Dooley, and Deborah Browning.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, March 7, at Faith Baptist Church, Honea Path. Burial followed at Graceland Cemetery West, Greenville.

Linda Gail Smith Kelley, of Williamston, wife of Mike Kelley, died Thursday, March 2, 2017.
Born in Belton, she was a daughter of the late Guy William and Ella Page Smith. She was retired from Michelin and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Tracy Watkins and Chris Watkins, both of Williamston; step-daughter, Shanna Kelley of Simpsonville; sister, Gatha Rainey of Williamston; special niece, Denise Lollis; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Monday, March 6, in the Chapel of Gray Mortuary.

Bethel Ellen Howard Kelley, of Pickens County, widow of Namon Kelley, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her home.
Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Mattie Boren Howard.
She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughters, Jayne Ellicott of Mt. Pleasant, Carolyn Hughes of Powdersville, and Beth Kohout of Easley; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial service was held Sunday, March 5 at Mountain View Baptist Church. A private burial followed.
Memorials may be made to the Mountain View Baptist Church, 336 Mountain View Church Road, Six Mile, SC 29682.

Florence Elizabeth Campbell Gilliam, of Piedmont, wife of the late Louis Gilliam, died March 2, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Travelers Rest, she was the daughter of the late Colenzo Kerr Campbell and Adell Payne Campbell.
She was employed at East Gantt Elementary School and was a member of West Gantt First Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughter, Marlene Smith of Simpsonville; son, Wayne Gilliam of Louisville, KY; and daughter, Dana Rhinehart of Easley; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren;
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 5 at West Gantt First Baptist Church. Interment followed at Greenville Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to West Gantt First Baptist Church, 1452 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29605.