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J. R. Keeler
TRAVELERS REST _ James Robert Keeler, 88, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ranel Robertson, Rt. 2, Travelers Rest, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, after several years of declining health.
       Mr. Keeler was a son of the late J. E. and Josephine Hester Keeler and a lifelong resident of Greenville County. He was a retired farmer.
       Mr. Keeler was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church.
       His wife, Mrs. Pearl Hawkins Keeler, died in 1954.
       Surviving also are 4 other daughters, Mrs. M. G. Glenn (Mae) of Travelers Rest, Mrs. Homer Shelton (Nora) of Simpsonville and Mrs. Harry Adkins (Belle) and Miss Susan Keeler of La Marquet, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. W. J. I. Edwards of Travelers Rest; 4 brothers, R. L. Keeler of  Taylors, Baylis Keeler of Greenville, Fred Keeler of Charleston, W. Va., and Ed E. Keeler of Charlotte; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
        A son, Clarence Keeler, died two years ago.
        Funeral services will be conducted at Reedy River Baptist Church Thursday at 11 a.m. by Rev. S. P. Hester. Burial will be the church cemetery.
        Pallbearers, meeting at the mortuary at 10;30 a.m., will be Hurbert Shelton, Albert Shelton, Marshall Shelton, Kenneth and Kermit Shelton and Carrol Glenn.
       The body is at O'Dell Mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
(Greenville Piedmont, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1965)
Mrs. Pearl H. Keeler
Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl Hawkins Keeler, 67, wife of James R. Keeler of Travelers Rest will be conducted Friday at 5 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church by the Rev. Seth P. Hester, the Rev. J. H. Storm and the Rev. Paul M. Hartsell. Interment will be in the family plot in the church cemetery.
        The following nephews will serve as pallbearers: Harold Hawkins, Carol League, Arthur Batson, Jim Hawkins, King Edwards, and J.B. Keeler.
        Composing the honorary escort will be the members of the Mothers Class and the W.M.S. of the church.
        The pallbearers and honorary escort will meet at the church at 4:50 p.m.
        The body is at the home and will be placed in the church at 4 p. m. Friday for one hour before services. Stilwell Mortuary is in charge.

Ben B. Kennemore
        Ben B. Kennemore, prominent resident of the Sandy Flat section, died Tuesday after years of declining health. He was well known in Greenville county, where he had lived for most of his life. He had made many friends who will sorrow at his passing.
        Mr. Kennemore was born June 26th, 1894, in Pickens County. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Kennemore, and also by three brothers, Messrs. W.M., G.L. and S.D. Kennemore and three sisters, Mrs. B.M. Wood, of Greer, Mrs. Frank Diaster and Mrs. Arthur Edwards of Greenville.
        Mr. Kennemore has been a member of Reedy River Baptist church for the past 16 years.
        Funeral services will be conducted at Reedy River church Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock and interment will be made in the church cemetery.
(The Greenville News, Wednesday, April, 4, 1923)
B.F. Kennemore
          GREER, July 24 _ Benjamin Franklin Kennemore, 77, died tonight at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.M. Wood, after six months' illness. 
        Mr. Kennemore is well known in this section, having been born and reared in Pickens county. He has for many years been a member of the Reedy River Baptist church.
        The deceased is survived by his wife, and the following children, Mrs. C.M. Wood, of Greer; Mrs. Frank Distler, of near Greer; Mrs. Arthur Edwards, of Greenville; E.L. Kennemore, of Greer. A brother, E.E. Kennemore, of Greenville, also survives.
        Funeral services will be held from the Reedy River Baptist church Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock with the Rev. W.P. Hall officiating.

           (The Greenville News)
Eliza Pace Kennemore
       GREER _ Mrs. Eliza Pace Kennemore, 71, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.M. Wood on Line street at 6:10 Monday morning after declining health for several years and being confined to her bed for the past 4 months. Mrs. Kennemore was the wife of the late B.F. Kennemore who died 2 years ago and was well known and had many friends throughout the community.
        She was the mother of 11 children. Those surviving her are Mrs. B.M. (Mattie) Wood of Greer, Mrs. Lyda Edwards of Washington, D.C., G(eorge). L. Kennemore of Taylors, Route 1, and S.D(ean). Kennemore of Greenville, Route 7, also one sister, Mrs. Lucian Hendrix of Easley and seven grandchildren, who are: Miss Earnestine Wood of Greer, Furman and Malvin Kennemore of Greenville and Erwin, Perry, Alvin and Nellie Kennemore also of Greenville.
         Mrs. Kennemore was a faithful member of the Reedy River Baptist Church for many years.
         Funeral services will be held from the Reedy River Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. F.K. Poole, assisted by Rev. W.P. Hall. Internment to follow in the adjoining church cemetery beside her husband.  
         The following will serve as active pallbearers: A.B. Stokes, R.J. Lanford, Ervin Kennemore, Perry Kennemore, S.C. Bradley and John Allewine.
(Compiled from two obituaries, July 30-31, 1928. Obituaries courtesy of Carolyn Brookshire)
Hamp Kennemore
       GREENWOOD, Sept. 21 _ Hamp Kennemore, 67, former saw mill operator, died suddenly at his home in the Buzzard Roost section yesterday. He had been in declining health for sometime. Funeral services will be held at Reedy River Baptist church today at 4 o'clock. Rev. W.E. Coker and Rev. J.E. Ledbetter will conduct the service.
        Mr. Kennemore is survived by his widow, Mrs. Amelia Wilson Kennemore; four sons, James, Paul, Wallace and John Kennemore; three daughters, Misses Sara, Bette and Amelia Kennemore; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Hawkins and Mrs. Ester Phillips, and one half-brother, Perry Batson.
(The Greenville News, 1943)
Colton (Calton?) L. King
       Mr. Colton L. King, formerly of Hendersonville, N.C., and who married Miss Lizzie Tate, daughter of Esquire James Tate of Travelers Rest, died at Great Falls, S.C., yesterday morning. Mr. King was the foreman of the construction works of the Hardaway Construction company who are engaged in constructing the great dam over the Catawba river at that place. Mr. King made his home in Atlanta for several years. The cause of his death is not known at this time, but he was supposed to have been killed while engaged on the works. The family reached this city last night from Atlanta and the remains came on No. 35. The remains will be taken to Reedy River church.
       He leaves a wife, three daughters and his parents. Mr. King was a staunch member of the Masonic order and the funeral service will be conducted by that order at 3 o'clock today.

         (The Greenville News, Friday, Nov. 19, 1915)
Mary King
          Mrs. Mary E. Tate King, widow of the late C.L. King, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T.T. Hughes Jr., on Cedar Lane Road at 4:30 o'clock yesterday morning. Mrs. King had been in declining health for the last three years.
          She was born in Greenville County, February 26, 1876, a daughter of the late James and Catherine (Gidney) Tate. For a number of years she lived in Tampa, Fla., and Atlanta, but had lived here for the last six years.
          Mrs. King was a member of Pendleton Street Baptist Church.
          Besides Mrs. Hughes, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. O,M. Estes of Rock Hill; by nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be conducted by Dr. J. Dean Crain will be held Monday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the Mackey Mortuary and interment will be in Reedy River Baptist Church cemetery.
          The following nephews will serve as pallbearers and meet at the church at 4:45 o'clock, P.P. Tate, M.R. Tate, J.K. Tate, P.J. Buckley, Kenneth Tate and Wendell Tate.
          Pending the funeral hour, the body is at the mortuary. The family is at the home of Mrs. Hughes.
(The Greenville News)



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