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Annie Finley
TRAVELERS REST _ Annie Hester Finley, 65, of 875 Old Buncombe Road, died July 10, 1995, at St. Francis Hospital following a number of years of declining health.
        She was a homemaker and a member of Reedy River Baptist Church and the Lydia Sunday School Class.
        Surviving are her husband, Marvin E. Finley; a daughter, Patricia Finley of Travelers Rest; her mother, Mary Pike Hester of Travelers Rest; a sister, Katherine H. Poston of Dallas, Ga., and a brother, Ralph B. Hester of Travelers Rest.
        Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reedy River Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
        Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest.
(The Greenville News, July 11, 1995)
Kathy Bailey Fortner
        EASLEY_ Kathy Bailey Fortner, 60, of Fleetwood Drive, died March 11, 1987 after an extended illness.
        She was a homemaker and a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
        Surviving are three daughters, Wilma Trotter of Easley, Doris Ann Pennington of Haines City, Fla., and Virginia Faye Drymon of Pickens; two sons, Douglas Dodgens of Easley and Stanley Dodgens of Greenville; two brothers, Leroy Bailey and Bill Bailey, both of Greenville; and two sisters, Frances Pearson of Greenville and Bessie Cox of Mauldin.
        Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Maranatha Baptist Church with burial in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
        Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Dillard Funeral Home, Pickens.
(The Greenville News)
Paul W. Foster
Paul William Foster, 72, husband of Deanie Barrow Foster, of Rt. 9, North Parker Road, Greenville, died Sunday.
         Born in North Wilkesboro County, N.C., son of the late William and Susie Greer Foster, he owned and operated Foster Rug Cleaning before his retirement. He was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church, the church choir and the Men's Bible Class of the Sunday School. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
         Surviving also are three sisters, Mrs. Nancy F. Lawson of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Edith F. Brackett of Sylva, N.C. and Mrs. Mary P. Pennell of Virginia Beach, Va.; and a brother, Charlie Foster of Blowing Road, N.C.
         Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Reedy River Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
         The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
         The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
(The Greenville News)
Joseph S. Fox
Joseph S. Fox, 67, well known resident of Paris Mountain township, died at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home, Altamont road, just off the Buncombe road, six miles from Greenville, after several months ill health.
        He was reared near Morganton, N.C., and later having lived in McAdenville, but for the past 30 years had lived in this county, where he was held in high esteem by countless friends. Mr. Fox engaged in farming. He was a devoted member of Reedy River Baptist church, where he served as teacher of the Men's Bible class in the Sunday school and as a member of the deacons' board, both of which offices he held for many years.
        Mr. Fox was a public spirited citizen, interested in the upbuilding of his community and will be greatly missed.
        He was twice married, his first wife having been Miss Mary Georganne Coggins, of McAdenville, N. C., who died in 1897. From this union he is survived by three children.
        He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maggie Fox, and by two sons, Oscar F. Fox, of Greenville, and Manly C. Fox, of Newport-News, Va., and by two daughters, Mrs. J. F. Vickery and Miss Clara Marie Fox, of Greenville. He is also survived by two brothers, Alfred Fox of Fieldale, Va., and Cicero Fox, of Hamlet, N. C., and by three sisters, Mrs. Robert Lingerfelt, of Morganton, N. C., Mrs. Thomas Christenbury and Mrs. Edward Smith, of Denver, Col. There are nine surviving grandchildren.
        Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Reedy River Baptist church conducted by the pastor, the Rev. C. H. Mount, who will be assisted by the Rev. F. K. Pool and the Rev. J. S. Cobb, and the interment will be made in the family plot in the adjoining cemetery.
        The following deacons from the church will serve as the active pallbearers: Leon Childers, Joe Bridwell, Herman Hawkins, Perry Hester, Walter Green and Hovey Hester.
        The members of the Men‘s Bible class are asked to serve as the honorary escort, together with the following: A. G. Hill, Sr., J. F. Graves, Dr. S. R. Gaston, Dr. E. C. Stroud, and Dr. Hugh Smith.

Mrs. Ophelia Fox
         Funeral services for Mrs. Ophelia Marchbanks Fox of Cleveland will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. S.P. Hester, the Rev. J.S. Cobb and the Rev. Marlowe Durham. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
       Serving as active pallbearers will be J.C. Lindsey, W.J. Buchanan, A.E. Cox Jr., Hubert Guest, Raymond Tenney and Edgar Jones.
       Members of the Mothers' Class of Reedy River Baptist Church and the Mothers' Class of Middle River Baptist Church will form the honorary escort.
       The active pallbearers and honorary escort will meet at the church at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.
       Mrs. Fox was a daughter of the late Peter B. and Nancy Collins Marchbanks and was born Dec. 4, 1875, in the Reedy River community where she continued her residence for many years. She had also lived in Pickens and Anderson counties, but for the past seven years had been with her daughter, Mrs. M.L. Jarrard at Cleveland. She died Monday at 10:45 p.m. after several months of illness.
       Mrs. Fox was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church and of the Mothers Class of the Sunday School.
       Her husband, the late Joseph S. Fox, died in 1933. He was a former teacher of the Men's Bible Class and chairman of the Board of Deacons at Reedy River Baptist Church.
       Mrs. Fox is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. M.L. Jarrard of Cleveland; 1 stepdaughter, Mrs. J.F. Vickery of Greenville; 1 stepson, O.F. Fox of Greenville; 2 sisters and 2 brothers, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Brown, Mrs. Hattie M. Phillips, Frank Marchbanks Sr. and Sam Marchbanks, all of Rt. 7, Greenville; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
       The body will be at the home of Mrs. M.L. Jarrard at Cleveland until it is placed at the church one hour before the service. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home is in charge.

         (Greenville Piedmont)
Oscar Floyd Fox
         Oscar Floyd Fox, 81, of Greenville died Friday night at an Oteen, N.C., hospital.
         He was the son of the late Joseph S. and Mrs. Mary Ceorgann Coggins Fox. He was a veteran of World War I and was a Baptist. He made Greenville his home following his retirement.
         Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Richard J. (Hazel) Harley of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Don (Florence) Ray of Garden City, Mich.; a son, Floyd C. Fox of Arlington, Va.; and a half-sister, Mrs. Melvin (Clara) Jarrard of Cleveland.
         Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Travelers Rest Funeral Home by the Rev. Claude Neely and the Rev. S.P. Hester. Burial will be in the Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
         Pallbearers will be Clarence Orr Jr., Paul D. Jarrard II, James Simmons, Eddie Smith, Junior Cox and George Vickery.
         The family will be at the home of Mrs. Melvin Jarrard of Cleveland, and will receive friends from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
(The Greenville News)



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