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Gladys M. Jamison
TRAVELERS REST _ Sarah Gladys McCauley Jamison, 91, formerly of West Drive, died April 15, 1996.
         Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late John and Mamie Service McCauley.
         She was a homemaker and a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
         Her husband was the late Jerome Oswald Jamison. Surviving are a daughter, Violet J. Clayton of Greenville; a son, Thomas Alexander "Tommy" Jamison of Greer; two brothers, Paul S. McCauley of Greenville and R.F. McCauley of Easley; five grandchildren, Lonnie D. Clayton, Lannie G. Clayton, Jana C. Smith, Tena J. Andrews and J. Todd Jamison; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Jerome Jamison.
         Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Reedy River Baptist Church with the Revs. Timothy Lee, Seth P. Hester and Gerald C. Martin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
         Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at The Mackey Mortuary, Century Drive.
(The Greenville News)
Jerome Jamison
 TRAVELERS REST -- Jerome Jamison, 61, of 405 State Park Road, husband of Kathleen Burns Jamison, died Friday at his home.
         He was born in Greenville County, August 30, 1924, a son of Gladys McCauley Jamison and the late Jerome O. Jamison. He was a retired factory representative for Hamilton Associates of Lexington, S.C.. He was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church, where he was former Chairman of the Board of Deacons, former Sunday School Superintendent, and a former Church Treasurer and former Director of the R.A.'s of Reedy River Baptist Church and was on several building committees of the Church.
         Surviving in addition to his wife are one son, J. Todd Jamison of Travelers Rest; one daughter, Mrs. Tina Marie Smith of Travelers Rest; one brother, Tommy Jamison of Travelers Rest; one sister, Mrs. Marvin (Violet) Clayton of Greenville; and two grandchildren, John and Jerry Underwood of Greenville.
         Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. from Reedy River Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gerald Martin and the Rev. S.P. Hester officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
         The body is at the Howze Mortuary and will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.
         Active pallbearers to meet at the church Sunday at 1:45 are as follows: Lonnie and Lannie Clayton, Greg Manual, Scott Burns, David Burns and William McManus.
         Honorary Escort to meet at the church Sunday at 2:45 are the Willing Workers Sunday School Class of Reedy River Baptist Church, also Dr. James E. Barnett, James C. Hawkins, J.D. Parks, Morris Greene, Jim Pitts, Bruce Freeman, Buck Fleming, E.J. Puckett, Fred Ellenburg, Jim Wallace, Joe Batson, James C. Williams, Elmer Finley and Roy Moore.
         The family is at the home, 405 State Park Road, Travelers Rest.
         Memorials may be made to the Reedy River Baptist Church, the Greenville Hospice Program, c/o Greenville Memorial Hospital, or the Greenville County Cancer Society.
         The Howze Mortuary, Funeral Directors, Travelers Rest.
(The Greenville News, Jan. 26, 1986)
Jerome Oswald Jamison
          Funeral services for Jerome Oswald Jamison, 57, farmer and brick mason of the Hellams Crossing community, will be conducted at the Reedy River Baptist Church Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock by the pastor, the Rev. S.P. Hester, assisted by the Rev. John Turner of Central. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. He was fatally injured Wednesday in a wreck at Berea.
          Mr. Jamison, a lifelong resident of Greenville County, was a son of the late A.A. and Elizabeth (Burke) Jamison.
          He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Gladys McCauley Jamison, two sons, Jerome Jamison and Thomas Alexander Jamison of Travelers Rest; one daughter, Mrs. S.M. Clayton Jr., of Travelers Rest and two sisters, Mrs. D.P. Garrick of Easley and Mrs. P.D. Burdine of Greenville.
          Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe McCauley, Anthony Rose, D.P. Garrick Jr., Jack Burdine, P.H. Jamison and Carroll Bayne Baughman. They will meet at the Mackey Mortuary at 2:30 o'clock.
          The members of the Men's Bible Class of the Reedy River Baptist Church, with M.L. Jarrard. J.C. Jarrard, Luther Bates, Jesse Timmons, R.B. Phillips, H.B. Davis, B.F. McDaniel, Charles Sammons, Clarence Timmons and Harold Duncan will compose the escort of honor and will meet at the church at 2:45 p.m.
          The body will remain at the Mackey Mortuary until the hour of service.
(Compiled from two Greenville News articles, Dec. 28-29, 1950)
Clara F. Jarrard
            CLEVELAND _ Clara Marie Fox Jarrard, 78, of 32 Church Drive died of natural causes Feb. 18, 1988 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
          She was a retired postal clerk at Cleveland Post Office and was co-owner and operator of M.L. Jarrard Supermarket.
          She was a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church.
          Surviving are her husband, Melvin L. Jarrard of the home; a son, Paul D. “P.D.” Jarrard of Marietta; and two daughters, Betty J. Simmons of Cleveland and Doris J. Stepp of Hendersonville, N.C.
          Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Cleveland First Baptist Church with burial in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery, Travelers Rest.
          Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest.
          The family is at the residence.
          Memorials may be made to Cleveland First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 305, Cleveland, S.C. 29635.

          (The Greenville News, Saturday, February 20, 1988)
Melvin Lee Jarrard
Melvin Lee Jarrard, who was postmaster in Cleveland for 35 years and served on the boards for several local organizations, died Feb. 8, 1997, at Greenville Memorial Medical Center after several months of illness. He was 85.
       Born in Marietta, he was a son of the late Paul D. and Suddie Baughman Jarrard. Jarrard, of 32 Church Drive, attended grade school in both Pickens and Greenville counties and was a graduate of North Greenville Academy in Tigerville.
       He came to Cleveland in 1931, where he owned and operated a general store and the M.L. Jarrard Supermarket until 1968. He was a member of Associated Grocers Inc. of South Carolina from 1956 to 1968, and was a member of the board of directors for many years.
       Jarrard was postmaster in Cleveland from 1937 to 1972 and had been a member of the National Association of Postmasters since 1941.
       He was weatherman for the Cleveland area from the mid-1930s until the Greenville/Spartanburg Jetport was built in the 1950s.
       A hog and cattle farmer since 1931, he was a member of the Farm Service Agency for many years.
       He was instrumental in building the Batson-Stroud Memorial Hospital in Marietta, where he served on the board of directors from 1950 until 1968 and was the board's first chairman.
      He served on the Greenville County Library Board from 1952 to 1958 and was its treasurer.
      He was a member of the state commission of forestry and of the Greenville County board.
      Jarrard was a lifetime member and past master of Ebenezer Masonic Lodge 101 AFM. He was a charter member and past president of the Slater-Marietta Lions Club and received the Citizen of the Year Award in 1955.
      He owned M.L. Jarrard Real Estate and helped acquire city water for Cleveland and the surrounding area.
      He was a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church, formerly Middle River, since 1937. At the time of his death, he had taught the M.L. Jarrard Sunday School Class for more than 55 years.
      Jarrard published a book about his life, "The Mountaineer of Cleveland, South Carolina," in 1996.
      Surviving are his second wife, Christine Nix Jarrard of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Doris Jarrard Stepp of Cleveland and James E. and Betty Jarrard Simmons of Cleveland; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Waddell Jarrard of Marietta; five grandchildren, Lonita Simmons Stegall and Michael Lee Simmons, both of Cleveland, Roger C. Simmons of Travelers Rest, Diane Jarrard Rogers of Greenville and Rene Jarrard McAbee of Marietta; six great-grandchildren, Angel and Josh Stegall, Katelyn Simmons, Jesse and Christopher Rogers and Monica McAbee; four stepchildren, Herstine Nix Posey of Greenville, Mike Nix and Gene Nix, both of Travelers Rest, and Dickey Nix of Marietta; nine stepgrandchildren; 13 great-stepgrandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Joe A. (Lavonia) Phillips of Marietta; a brother, Henry Jarrard of Marietta; sisters-in-law, Mrs. L.L. (Ruth) Jarrard of Greenville and Mrs. J.C. (Leverle) Jarrard of Marietta; and a number of friends whom he considered to be a part of his family. He was predeceased by his first wife, Clara Fox Jarrard; a son, Paul D. Jarrard II; a sister, Pauline J. Whitmire; and two brothers, John C. Jarrard and Logan L. Jarrard.
       Memorials may be made to Cleveland First Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 305, Cleveland, S.C. 29635.
       Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland First Baptist Church conducted by the Revs. E. Guy Longshore, Joe D. Seay and Jessey A. Stewart.
       Burial will be in Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
       Pallbearers will be his nephews and stepgrandsons, Dr. Carter Jarrard, Rickey Jarrard, Bill Jarrard, Wayne Whitmire, Kenny Nix, Mark Nix, Barry Posey and Ricky Posey.
       Honorary pallbearers will be the current and former deacons of Cleveland First Baptist Church and the members of the M.L. Jarrard Sunday School Class.
       Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, and 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
(The Greenville News)
Florence L.B. Jones
GREER, Feb. 14 --Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Landreth Brown Jones, 55, widow of the late Lawrence Jones and resident of Route 3, Greer, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. John N. Wren and the Rev. O.O. Bishop. Burial will be in Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
       The following nephews will meet at the church Thursday at 10:45 a.m. to be pallbearers: Coleman Masters, Ben L., Raymond and Roy Landreth, Fred and James Wynn.
       The following will also meet at the church Thursday at the same hour and compose the honorary escort: Dr. W.H. Lyday, Tom Batson, D.B. Hunt, Robert and J.B. Green, Perry Brown, T.O., Guy and Hubert Ballenger, Herman Bruce, Coke Campbell, Will and Edward Vaughn, John Owens, Walter Hudson, Earnest Bruce, Lee Wood, J. Roy Friddle, Dr. W.M. Snoddy, Dr. Lewis M. Davis, W.W. Whitfield, George Dill, Dr. M.L. Lanford, B.A. Bennett and Earnest Burns.
       Surviving are one step-daughter, three step-sons, four brothers and two sisters.
       The body is at the home of her brother, Samuel M. Landreth, 55 N. 8th Street, Woodside Mill, Greenville and at 10 a.m. Thursday will be placed in the church.
(The Greenville News)
Georgia Jones
        Georgia Thackston Jones, 75, of Route 2, Green Hill Drive, Simpsonville, widow of Twyman D. Jones, died Thursday.
        A native of Greenville County, she owned and operated Georgia Jones' Millinery Shop for more than 30 years. She was a charter member of Downtown Baptist Church and member of Eskew Sunday School Class. She was a member of Board of Directors of Greenville Womans Club.
        Surviving are a son, T. Douglas Jones of Simpsonville; sisters, Helen Hunt, Juanita Watkins, Maude Mauldin and Louise Neves, all of Greenville; Rachel Gurnell of Washington, D.C., and Christine Carpenter of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers , Frank and Ford Thackston of Greenville; three grandchildren and one grandchild (sic).
        Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Baptist Church; burial at Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
        The body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m.
        Memorials may be made to Downtown Baptist Church.
(The Greenville News)
Harlen E. Jones
        Funeral services for Harlen Eugene Jones of Rt. 7, Greenville, will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. today at Reedy River Baptist Church by Rev. S.P. Hester. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
        Pallbearers, meeting at the church at 4:20 p.m. will be Roy Hudson Jr., Norwood Hester, Bruce Hudson, Raymond Hudson, Alvin Jones and Haskell Jones.
        Honorary escort will be the Men's Bible Class of the church.
        Mr. Jones had been in failing health for four years. He was stricken at his home on Parker Road and died suddenly at 7 a.m. Monday.
        He was born May 26, 1890, a son of the late James and Jane Bishop Jones of Cedar Mountain, N.C. The greater part of his life was spent in Greenville County; he was a plumber for many years.
        Mr. Jones was a veteran of World War I.
        He was a member of Blue Ridge Baptist Church at Cedar Mountain.
        Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lucille Hudson Jones; one daughter, Mrs. Marion Jones Swanger of the home; one son, Eugene Jones of Hodge, La.; one sister, Mrs. Rosa Robinson of Cedar Mountain, N.C.; two brothers, Emerson and Seldon Jones of Cedar Mountain, and three grandchildren.
        The body is at the funeral home but will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m.
(The Greenville News)
Lucile Hudson Jones
         Lucile Hudson Jones (wife of the late Harlen E. Jones), 82, of Route 7, Parker Road, died Friday.
         She was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Adult Christian Fellowship.
         Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Vernon W. (Marion) Owens of Greenville; a son, Eugene H. Jones of Pineville, La.; and two brothers, Roy O. Hudson of Greer and Homer C. Hudson of Salem, Va.
         Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Reedy River Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
         Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
(The Greenville News, Sunday, May 27, 1984)
Ruby C. Jones
        Ruby Christine Jones, seven-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Jones, died at the residence near the Buncombe road, five miles from the city, at noon Friday. Mrs. Jones was Lucile Hudson before her marriage.
        In addition to the parents, the child is survived by one brother, Eugene Jones, and by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. P.E. Hudson.
        Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the graveside in Reedy River church cemetery, conducted by the Rev. W.A. Loudermilk.
        Pending the hour of the service the body is at the residence.
(The Greenville News, July 24, 1938)
Twyman D. Jones
           Funeral services for Twyman D. Jones, 58, of Pelham Road, well known lumberman of Simpsonville, will be conducted Thursday at 3 p.m. at The Mackey Mortuary by Dr. Dotson M. Nelson Jr., and the Rev. F. Howard Wheeler. Burial will follow in the Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.
         The following are asked to meet at the mortuary at 2:45 p.m. to serve as pallbearers: Horace White, Jeff D. Richardson Jr., Rollins Richardson and Ellis McDougall, all of Simpsonville; Milton Hunt of Travelers Rest and James E. Thackston of Greenville.
         Mr. Jones was fatally injured in the collision of his automobile and a school bus Wednesday morning. He was rushed to General Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival at 8:58 a.m.
         Mr. Jones was born and reared in Simpsonville, a son of the late D.L. and Corrie (White) Jones. He had engaged in the lumber business for many years. He had spent all of his life in Simpsonville and Greenville.
         He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greenville and was a World War I veteran.
         Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Georgia Thackston Jones; one son, Twyman Douglas Jones Jr., of Simpsonville; three sisters, Mrs. Bess Gibson, Mrs. Mabel Martin and Mrs. Cannie Montgomery of Greenville; one brother, Frank Jones of Greenville; and two grandchildren.
         The body is at the mortuary. The family is at the home of Mr. Jones Jr. at Simpsonville.
(The Greenville News)


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