Marie Dawn Addis, 25, of
Roe Ford Road, Rt. 7, Greenville, died
Born in Greenville County,
daughter of Howard B. and Hazel Phillips
Addis of Greenville, she was a Baptist.
Surviving also are a sister,
Valerie Addis, a student at Erskine
College; a brother, Howard B. Addis Jr. of
Piedmont; the grandmother, Mrs. S.D. Addis
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday
at Reedy River Baptist Church, with burial
in the church cemetery.
The body is at the Thomas McAfee
Funeral Home where the family will receive
friends at 7-8 p.m. Thursday.
The family requests that flowers
be omitted and memorials be made to Connie
Maxwell Childrens Home, Greenwood.
Greenville News, Jan. 20, 1977)
Hazel Phillips Addis
Hazel Phillips Addis,
80, of 790 Roe Ford Road, died Saturday,
March 13, 1999.
Mrs. Addis was born in Greenville
and lived all of her life in the Reedy
River Community. She was the daughter of
the late Elford E. and Hattie Marchbanks
Phillips and a former employee of
Provence-Jarrad Printing Company.
She was a member of Reedy River
Baptist Church and had taught Sunday
School for over 30 years.
She is survived by her husband,
Howard B. Addis; a daughter, Valerie A.
Scott of Travelers Rest; a son, Howard B.
Addis, Jr. of Anderson; two sisters, Mrs.
William (Birdie) Harmon and Mrs. William
(Frankie) Hightower of Greenville; a
brother, Gilbert M. Phillips of
Greenville; and one granddaughter, Claire
Beatty of Travelers Rest. She was
predeceased by a daughter, Marie Dawn
Addis; two sisters, Margaret P. Hawkins
and Helen P. Jenkins; and three brothers,
E. Dean Phillips, Roy L. Phillips and
Alvin H. Phillips.
Visitation will be today from
6:30 to 8 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral
Home, Northwest Chapel.
Services will be Tuesday, 11:00
a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church at
Watson Crossing, Travelers Rest, conducted
by the Rev. Timothy Lee and assisted by
the Rev. Leon Johnson. Burial will be in
Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Reedy
River Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 871
Bypass 25 North, Greenville, S.C. 29617.
The family will be at the
L.C. ``Louis'' Aiken,
74, of Route 7, Pilot Road, widower of
Lillian Mather Aiken, died Thursday.
Born in Pickens County, he was a
retired salesman with L.B. Price Company
and a Baptist.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs.
James C. Hawkins Jr. of Greenville; a
sister, Velvie Aiken McCabe of Greenville;
and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday
at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home; burial in
Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
The body is at the funeral home
where the family will receive friends
7-8:30 p.m. Friday.
The family is at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. James Hawkins Jr., Route 7,
Greenville News, Friday, Aug. 25, 1978)
Mrs. Lillian Violet
Aiken, 54, wife of L.C. Aiken of Rt. 7,
Greenville, Pilot Road, died Tuesday.
A daughter of the late Barry
and Clara Wakefield Mathews, she was born
in Westminster. She spent most of her life
in Greenville and she had been employed as
supervisor of the sporting goods
department of J.M. Fields Co., since the
opening of the store.
Surviving also are a daughter,
Mrs. Oberia Aiken Hawkins of Rt. 7,
Greenville; two sisters, Mrs. Vivian G.
Kelly of Greenville and Mrs. Louise R.
Murray of Valley Center, Kan.; three
brothers, Henry D. Graham of Dallas, Tex.;
Gene H. Graham of Wilmington, Del., and
Larry R. Graham of Downey, Calif.; and two
Funeral services will be Friday
at 2 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church.
Burial will be at the church cemetery.
The body will be taken to the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Oberia A.
Hawkins, Rt. 7, Greenville, Pilot Road,
Thursday at 2 p.m. and will be placed in
the church Friday at 1 p.m.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home
(The Greenville News,
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1969)
Sue Brown Allsep
Mrs. Sue Brown Allsep of 1305
Woodside Ave., wife of the late Elijah P.
Allsep, died at 3 p.m. Monday at a local
nursing home after four weeks of serious
illness and several years of declining
A resident of Greenville County
and a daughter of the late Leonard and
Elizabeth Neal Brown, she would have
celebrated her 94th birthday July 21.
Mrs. Allsep was a charter member
of Cedar Lane Baptist Church.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs.
Elizabeth Howard, Mrs. T.M. Loftis and
Mrs. T.C. Batson of Greenville; 1 son, E.P.
Allsep of Greenville; 1 brother, F.N.
Brown of Travelers Rest; 12 grandchildren,
24 great-grandchildren and 8
Another son, T.F. Allsep, died
in September 1958. She lived with that son
for 12 years prior to his death.
Funeral services will be
conducted at 3:30 p.m. today at Reedy
River Baptist Church by the rev. S.F.
McAuley, the Rev. Jerry K. Scott and the
Rev. S.P. Hester. Burial will be in the
Pallbearers will be Clifton
Allsep, Harold Loftis, Frankie Brown,
Michel Howard, Carl Howard and Bobby
Honorary escort will be deacons
and members of the Philathea Class of
Cedar Lane Baptist Church.
The body is at Jones Funeral
Home, but will be placed in the church at
The family is at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. T.C. Batson, 1 Gallon St., Dunean.
(Compiled from two Greenville News
Mrs. Alice H. Ashmore
Funeral services for Mrs.
Alice Hawkins Ashmore. 75, widow of the
late C. L. Ashmore and resident of the
Reedy River church section near Travelers
Rest, will be held at Reedy River Baptist
church at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The
services will be conducted by Dr. Frank K.
Pool and Rev. J. O. Strange, with
interment in the church cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers will
be Walter Green, Ford Thackston, Dayton
Hawkins, Ansel Hawkins, J. B. League and
The deacons of the church together
with the following are asked to meet at
the church at 2:50 o'clock to compose the
honorary escort: Dr. S. R. Gaston, L. J.
Bond, R. A. Means, Fred S. Moody, John L.
Watkins, E. M. Pendleton, J. R. Keeler, L.
H. Childers and John P. Ashmore.
The death of Mrs. Ashmore occurred
at her home at 5:03 o'clock Sunday
afternoon following 12 days of illness.
With the exception of several years
that she lived in the St. Albans section,
Mrs. Ashmore had lived most of her life in
the community where her death occurred.
She was a daughter of the late J. B. and
Susan Roe Hawkins.
She had been a member of Reedy
River Baptist church for many years.
Pending the hour of the service
the body is at the home.
Mr. Charles L. Ashemore died at
his home at Lenderman Monday morning at
1:45 o'clock after an illness of ten days
with appendicitis. The funeral service
will be held this morning at 10 o'clock
and interment will be in the Ashmore
burial ground at Lenderman. The Woodmen of
the World will attend the funeral, Mr.
Ashemore having been a member of that
order. He is survived by his wife and six
Among the relatives left to mourn
him are his mother, Mrs. W.H. Ashemore of
this city; W.G. Ashmore; P.C. Ashmore.
H.W. Ashmore of Greenville and J.E.
Ashmore of Blairsville, Ga., and V.P.
Ashmore of Lenderman, being his brother.
Mrs. J.A. Ashmore of Greenville,
Mrs. Monroe(?) Jones of Lenderman
and Mrs. A.S. Davis of Saluda are his
The deceased was a member of the
Reedy Fork (sic) Baptist church and
a man who stood high in his community.
Mr. Ashmore was well know here and
was very popular with all his
acquaintances, who will be deeply saddened
to learn of his sad death and their
heartfelt sympathy will go out to his
bereaved widow and six small children.
Funeral services for W.
Hawkins Ashmore, 63. of Rt. 7, Greenville,
Highway 250 at Reedy River Church, retired
coffee salesman, who died at 3 p.m.
Wednesday at a Travelers Rest clinic after
a sudden attack, will be conducted today
at 2:30 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church
by Rev. Seth P. Hester. Dr. Olin Strange
and Dr. B. F. Rogers. Burial will be in
the church cemetery.
He was born in Greenville County, a
son of the late Charles Lemuel and Alice
Hawkins Ashmore. He had spent all of his
life in Greenville.
For 39 years, Mr. Ashmore was with
the National Coffee Co. He retired in
He was a member of Reedy River
Baptist Church and had served as a deacon.
He was a member of Cooper Lodge, AFM, at
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jessie
Ridgeway Ashmore of Rt. 7, Greenville; two
brothers, Clyde Ashmore of Orangeburg and
Heyward Ashmore of Miami, Fla., and a
sister, Mrs. F. S. Moody (Thelma) of
Pallbearers meeting at the
home at 2 p.m., will be Ford
Thackston, Dayton and Buster Hawkins,
Walter Greene, Barney Talley and Edgar
Honorary escort meeting at the
church at 2:20 p.m. will be the Men's
Bible Class and deacons of the church,
with Barney Roe, John P. Ashmore, Russell
Ashmore, Dr. J. E. Barnett, Dr. Landrum
McCarrell, Dr. John Holliday, Lewis Page,
Raymond Williams, Don Kay, Adger Babb, J.
R. Chandler, J. P. Coates, Doug Coleman,
A. B. Batson, A. B. Batson Jr., Truman
Batson, W. A. Batson and Rep. Robert T.
The body is at the home.
The Mackey Mortuary is in charge.
(This is a combination of two
James Luther Ashmore, 28, resident
of the White Horse road near Travelers
Rest, died at 9:45 o'clock Saturday
morning at a Travelers Rest hospital
following only two weeks illness.
Mr. Ashmore was a lifelong resident
of Greenville county. His grand-parents,
the late Luther E. Green(e) and
William H. Ashmore, were pioneers of this
section and of two of the county's most
prominent families. He had been associated
with the Renfrew Bleachery for a number of
He was a member of the Reedy River
His father, the late Van P. Ashmore,
who died in 1928, was a prominent farmer
and merchant of his community and for many
years was a magistrate there.
Mr. Ashmore was not married.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs.
Sue Greene Ashmore, and by three sisters,
Mrs. J.E. Strange, Miss Carrie Mae
Ashmore, connected with the Columbia
hospital as a registered nurse, and Mrs.
E.C. Marrett, There is also a large family
connection who survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock at Reedy River
Baptist church, conducted by Rev. J. Olin
Strange and Rev. Joel E. Cannon. Interment
will be in the family plot in the church
The following are asked to meet at
the residence at 3:20 o'clock to serve as
active pallbearers: Paul Scoggins, B.F.
McDaniel, Wayne Evins, J.G. Morgan, Wilson
Hunt and Alvin Smith.
The escort of honor will be composed
of the following, who are asked to meet at
Reedy River Baptist church at 3:50
o'clock: Dr. T.E. Coleman, Dr. Stanley
Coleman, Robert T. Ashmore, Gary Davis,
B.J. Edwards, Charles A. Mills, James
Balloch, Allen League, Ed Chiles, C.E.
Clark, Fuller Campbell, Russell Chandler,
Lewis Page and Otis Bayne.
Until the hour of the service the
body will remain at the residence on the
White Horse road.
(The Greenville News)
Mrs. Jessie Ridgeway
Ashmore, 83, a retired Greenville County
educator, died Monday.
She lived on Duncan Road.
Mrs. Ashmore was a former principal
at Duncan Chapel School and had taught at
City View, Ebenezer, Little Texas and
She taught the Lydia Bible Classic
at Reedy River Baptist Church for 40
Surviving is a sister, V. L. Rice
of Jonesboro, N.C.
Service will be Wednesday 2 p.m. at
Reedy River Baptist Church; burial in the
Visitation: 7-8:30 p.m. at The
Greenville News, April 21, 1981)
Sue Green Ashmore
WESTMINSTER _ Mrs. Sue
Green Ashmore, 85, of 106 Abey St., died
at a Tocc(o)a, Ga. nursing home
Wednesday at 6:25 p.m.
Native of Greenville County, she
was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church
near Travelers Rest and a daughter of the
late Luther and Josephine Hawkins Green.
Her husband was the late Van Perry Ashmore.
Surviving are there daughters,
Mrs. Allena Strange of Columbia, Mrs.
Oleta Marett of Westminster and Mrs.
Carrie May Westmoreland of Marianna, Fla.;
two brothers, J.B. and Walter Green of
Travelers Rest; two sisters, Mrs. Etta
McDaniel of Travelers Rest and Mrs. Kate
Turner of Taylors; four grandchildren and
Funeral services will be conducted
Friday at 3 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist
Church by Rev. William Reames and Rev. S.P.
Hester. Burial will be in the church
Pallbearers will be Richard
Childs, S.T. Turner, Billy Joe and Jack
Green, Alvin and B.F. McDaniel.
The body is at Sandifer Funeral
Home and will be placed in the church
Friday at 2 p.m.. The family is at the
home of Mrs. Marett, Isundega St.
V.P. Ashmore, a well know farmer
of Greenville county, passed away at 6:15
p.m. October 13 at his residence on the
White Horse road after a critical illness
of several weeks. During the past few days
he had grown worse and his death did not
come unexpectedly, yet brought sorrow
throughout this county to his large circle
Mr. Ashmore was a member of Cooper
Lodge No. 282 of Masons and of Olive Camp,
W.O.W. and also of the Junior Order of
Bald Rock. He was a member of Reedy River
Baptist church and a man highly esteemed
by all who knew him.
Mr. Ashmore had served as
magistrate of Paris Mt. township for 12
years, being recently elected to the same
The deceased is survived by his
widow and the following children: Aleena,
Oleta, Luther and Carrie Mae, his aged
mother, Mrs. W.H. Ashmore, 86, of
Greenville and the following sisters and
brothers: Mrs. Monroe Jones of Piedmont
and Mrs. Pauline Ashmore of Atlanta; Rev.
J.E. Ashmore of Walhalla, W. Green Ashmore
and Henry of Greenville.
The following have been asked to
serve as pallbearers: Clyde Heyward,
Hawkins, William and Wade Ashmore and
The honorary pallbearers are Dr.
S.R. Gaston, J.A. League, A.E. Payne,
Clifton Farr, C.B. Wynn and C.C. Gunter.
The funeral services will be held
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Reedy
River Baptist church, conducted by his
pastor, Dr. F.K. Poole, assisted by Rev.
R.M. Hamby. The interment will take place
in the church cemetery. Cooper Lodge No.
282 will conduct the Masonic services at