Life Stories (Obituaries)
"We have funerals because someone lived and their life was worth remembering. Every culture known to humankind has devised rituals and ceremonies to deal with the troubling facts of mortality: that love hurts; that a death in the family, like a birth, must be observed; and that grief is the price paid for that love."
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|Elizabeth "Lib" Darden Seebert - May 24, 2013|
Elizabeth "Lib" Darden Seebert, 84, of Spartanburg, widow of Dr. Calbert Trent Seebert, died Friday, May 24, 2013, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, following a battle with cancer. Born August 6, 1928, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late John Parker Darden, Jr. and Ruth Ledbetter Darden.
Lib was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg. She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School Class of 1945 and...
|James Lehman Hamrick - May 23, 2013|
James Lehman Hamrick, 89, died May 23, 2013 at his home in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Hamrick was a long-time resident of Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina, before moving to Raleigh in January 2012.
Mr. Hamrick was born in Shelby, North Carolina, on January 12, 1924, to the late Marks Quinn and Etta Price Hamrick. He attended Shelby High School where he was president of his senior class and a member of the debating team. He played...
|Douglas Edgar Powers - May 23, 2013|
Douglas Edgar Powers, 77, of Inman, SC, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born March 8, 1936, in Reidville, SC, he was the son of the late Raymond Berry and Flora Cornelia Davis Powers.
Mr. Powers was the owner of Powers Printing Company, Inc., for 35 years. He was a member of Spartanburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 55 years, Patricia Gilbert Powers; daughters, Tami...
|Edward Thorne Slaten, Sr., USAF (R) - May 23, 2013|
Master Sgt. Edward Thorne Slaten, Sr., U. S. Air Force Retired, 79, of Pacolet, SC, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born December 10, 1933, in Long Beach, CA, he was the son of the late Virgil Emanuel and Ruby Williams Slaten.
A retired U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, he was also retired from Duke Power Company, and a member of Morning Star Baptist Church-Pacolet.
Surviving is his...
|John Wesley Link, Jr. - May 22, 2013|
John Wesley Link, Jr., 69, of Spartanburg, SC, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at his home. Born September 5, 1943, in Decatur, GA, he was the son of John Wesley Link, Sr. of Spartanburg, SC, and the late Guynema Hill Link.
A U. S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, Mr. Link served on the carrier USS Independence. He retired from Bellsouth after 30 years of service and was a graduate of Cecil's Business College. He was a member of First Baptist...
|Rebecca Wood Stikeleather - May 22, 2013|
Rebecca "Becky" Wood Stikeleather, 66, of Boiling Springs, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born April 26, 1947, in Greenville and raised in Greer, SC, she was the daughter of the late James Arthur and Inez Burgess Wood.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Mrs. Stikeleather was a member of Lake Bowen Baptist Church and the Joe White Sunday School Class. She was...
|Frances Koon Metz - May 21, 2013|
Frances Juanita Koon Metz, 91, of Spartanburg, SC, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Born April 2, 1922, in Newberry, SC, she was the daughter of the late James Edwin Koon, Sr. and Ida Mae Ringer Koon, and widow of Bright Lee "B. L." Metz, Sr.
A wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, neighbor, sister, and servant extraordinaire, Mrs. Metz was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church where she was a Sunday School teacher. She was also...
|Lewis Marshall Campbell - May 20, 2013|
Lewis Marshall Campbell, 86, of Pauline, SC, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home. Born September 20, 1926, in Inman, SC, he was the son of the late Crawford Lee and Ida Lockhart Campbell and husband of the late Dorma Lowe Campbell.
A U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Campbell was a member of Morningside Baptist Church where he was on the Board of Deacons for many years, and a member of the Contemporary Men's Sunday School Class. He...
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