Obituaries

Ms. Omeka Lashaun Mays

October 17, 2019

Omeka Lashaun Mays, 43, of 237 Fairview St., Woodruff, SC departed October 10, 2019 at Spartanburg Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of Elder Helen Ann Mays Irby and the late Calvin Irby. ...

Tymeau-The Israel Ja’Kune Meredith

August 10, 2019

Tymeau-the israel Ja’kune meredith aka: TiJa/Sosa, 31, of 630 Fairview Rd. Simpsonville, South Carolina went on to be with the Lord July 29, 2019 in Greenville County. He was born on January 26, 1988 to Ms. Annette (Annea) Gray and Timothy Mere...

Travis DuJaun Riser

July 27, 2019

Mr. Travis DuJuan Riser, 38, of 3990 Walnut Grove Road, Roebuck, South Carolina departed this life on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Spartanburg County. Mr. Riser was born on July 10, 1981 to Mrs. Marilyn Riser-Jones and Mr. Marvin Casey. He was a ...

Mrs. Ruby McBeth Gist

June 24, 2019

Ruby Theopia McBeth Gist, 93, the daughter of the late Clifford and Lillie Woodson McBeth, died on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. She was born November 23, 1925 in Union, South Carolina. Ruby was a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Union, South ...

Kay Frances Gilliam

June 22, 2019

Mrs. Kay Frances Gilliam was born on August 31, 1951 to the late Mr. Jim Mays and Mrs. Lillie Mae Mays. Kay attended Spartanburg County public schools and was a graduate of the Woodruff High School Class of 1969. She was a member of the Trini...

Racha Devonta Dawkins

June 14, 2019

Mr. Racha Devonta Dawkins was born on February 9, 1987 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. He is the son of Mr. JohnGlenn and Angela Westfield Glenn of Enoree, South Carolina and Lavanda Dawkins of Columbia, South Carolina. He was preceded in d...

Veteran

CMSGT Ralph Spurgeon Jr.

June 8, 2019

CMSGT Ralph Spurgeon Jr, son of the late Ralph Spurgeon Sr and Nannie Lee Workman Spurgeon, was born in Laurens County on April 19, 1937. He was married to Helen Ferguson Spurgeon. Mr. Spurgeon was preceded in death by one sister, Florence Sp...

Mary C. Payne

June 1, 2019

Mary Elizabeth Cannon Payne passed away at Regional Memorial Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, following a brief illness. Born on February 15, 1930 in Woodruff, South Carolina, she was the eighth of nine children born...

Mr. Michael T. Peake

May 18, 2019

On the evening of Monday, May 13th, 2019, the honorable Mr. Michael Toy Peake transcended from his earthly home to his place in the heavenly kingdom that had been prepared for him. A native of Spartanburg County, he was born on February 18th, 195...