Mary Elizabeth Burnside of 314 Sunnyglenn Drive Greer, SC passed away on November 21,2023 at her home. Mrs. Burnside was born in Greenville County on June 21,1948 and was the daughter of the late Leroy Davis and Johnnie Mae Freeman Davis. She was the widow of Robert Burnside. She was also predeceased in death by three Brothers: Calvin Davis, Bobby Davis and Clinton Davis. Two Sisters; Annie Mae Davis and Helen Wilson. Mrs. Burnside was a proud graduate of Lincoln High School in Taylors, SC. She worked Delta Mill in Greer, SC for several years. Mary loved the color purple and also loved to play Bingo. To cherish her memories, children: Daughter Robbie Burnside of Greer, SC; Son Robert Burnside Jr. of Austin Texas and Son Rodney Burnside of Spartanburg, SC
Two Brothers; Mack Arthur Davis (Joyce) of Taylors, SC and Ronnie Davis (Becky) of Greenville, SC. One Sister Nellie Kelly of Greenville, SC. Grandchildren: Samuel Burnside, Sommoa Burnside (Ashton), Saviance Grayson, Robert Burnside III, Kristopher M. Burnside, Tameya Thomas, Rodshaw Burnside and Kaziah Burnside. Nine Great Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will take place on Monday November 27, 2023, at 2pm in the Meadow Fork Baptist Chruch Cemetery located at 12 Meadow Fork Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
The Family will receive Friends on Sunday November 26, 2023, from 2pm - 3pm at the Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel.
James Butler Lewis , Veteran passed away in Maryland. Services are Incomplete.
Larry Donald Kelly of 245 Elmer Street, Greer, SC passed away on November 13, 2023. Larry was born on April 23, 1958. His parents were the Late MC Kelly and Rita Greer Kelly. Larry was predeceased in death by brother Bruce Kelly and sister Mary Kelly. Larry was a member of The United States Army Reserve. He also spent many years driving a truck.
He leaves to cherish his memories sister Shirley Harrison( Bennie) of Greer and brother LC Kelly(Mamie) of Welford. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday November 17, 2023 at Upstate Family Funeral Service Greer Chapel at 2pm. Burial will take place at Brown Eternal Gardens located on Elmer Street in Greer, SC
A public viewing will be on Thursday, SC November 16 ,2023 from 1pm - 5pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel.
Peggy Jean Hawkins Costa (86 yrs) was born in Pelham, SC. She pasted away on November 5, 2023 at her home surrounded by Family. Peggy was the daughter of Toy Lee Hawkins and Lillian L. Burrell Hawkins of Greer, SC.
Peggy was previously married to Robert J. Costa Sr. ( Bobby Joe) of Charleston, SC.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents and son Robert J. Costa Jr. of Los Angeles, Philippines; One Brother Herman L. Hawkins (Lillian). Sisters: Chrystell Huff (Litmon); Carolyn Mahoney (Robert) and Linda Kay Atkinson
She is survived by her daughters: Marlana Hensley( Robert) of Campobello, SC and Tina Waters of Greer, SC. Sisters; Betty Frady of Greer, SC; Shirley Morgan of Reidville, SC and several Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish her memories.
Services will be December 2, 2023 at 1:pm at Graceland East Memorial Park in the Mausoleum Chapel. Located at 2206 Woodruff Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29681
Rev. Bobbie Bowers will officiate
Sam Daniel Brown 0f 711 Pine Log Ford Road, Travelers Rest, SC died October 28, 2023 at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was born in Greenville, SC on August 19, 1948 . His parent were the Calvin Brown Jr.. (deceased) and Mother Mrs. Hattie Ruth Hunt Brown of Travelers Rest. Sam was proceeded in death by his Brothers: Harry Brown and John Calvin Brown. One Sister; Sandra Brown.
Mr. Brown grew up in a loving home with his brothers and sisters in the Travelers Rest Community. Sam was a member of New Saint Luke United Methodist Church. He played baseball with his Cousins at a young age. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved to fishing and telling jokes. Sam was committed to our country. He enter in the Army during the Vietnam War. While serving his county Sam was wounded. He was a proud Veteran and was Honorably discharged. He received a Purple Heart for his service. He would work for Eastern Airlines and The United States Postal Service from which he retired. He was care giver to his late Uncle Bennie F. Brown Sr. before his death.
He leaves to cherish his memories his Mother; Daughter; Torri Collacoi of Greenville, SC Grandon’s Malik Collacoi and Harvey Collacoi. Brothers Melvin(Jewell) Brown of Greenville, SC and Steven Brown of the home in Travelers Rest, SC. Sisters Teresa
(Rickie) Young of Travelers Rest, SC and Vera(Stoney) Snoddy of Travelers Rest, SC. Sam loved his Wife Elaine Williams Brown even though they were separated. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday November 6, 2023 at New Saint Luke United Methodist Church at 2pm, The Church is located at 250 Pine Log Ford Rd, Travelers Rest , SC . Burial will take place in the Church’s Cemetery, located at the Church.
A public viewing will be on Saturday, SC November 4 ,2023 from 1pm - 5pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel.
Mary (Mae) Lois Richards died October 30, 2023 at her residence in Lyman, SC. She was born in Greer, SC on August 24,1956. Her parents were Lloyd Henson Sr. (deceased) and Mother Mrs. Mary Henson of Lyman, SC. She was proceeded in death by: her brother Lloyd Henson Jr. ; maternal grandparents TJ Moore & Lois Young; paternal grandparents Ralph Henson & Iva Henson. She graduated from Greer High School. Mary Lois served in ministry as an Associate Pastor at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Lyman. She retired from Michelin Tire Spartanburg. Mary Lois was a loving and sweet woman and was proud to have helped raise four grandboys. She often referred to herself as God's Jewel. She was indeed God’s gem and decorated herself accordingly; Mae was quite the fashionista.
Mae leaves to cherish her memory and legacy two daughters: Trisca Young(Tim) of Lyman, SC and Shelby Renata Richards of Greenville, SC. Four grandsons: Solomon Troupe, Kaleb Young, Tristan Young, and Jah Richards. Four sisters: Pastor Norma Latta (Thomas) of Greer, SC, Shirley Jenkins (Stanley) of Spartanburg, SC, Mae Francis Terry of Greenville, SC. and Debra Watson of Hampton, GA. One Brother: Pastor Leon Henson ( Annette) of New Haven, CT as well as her former husband, Curtis Richards of Greer, SC. She leaves a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday November 4, 2023 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church at 2pm. The church is located at 109 Elmer Street Greer, SC. Burial will take place at Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer Street.
A public viewing will be on Friday November 3, 2023 from 1pm - 5pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel located at 502 Hampton Rd, Greer, SC.
Edna Clark of 20 Zora Drive, Unit B Greenville, SC was called home to be with Lord and Savior on October 13, 2023 at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Edna Clark was born in Greenville County on March 6, 1937. Her parents were the late Claud Rodges and Ethel Thompson. She was also preceded in death by two children; Brenda McDowell; Danny Mattison and two Grandchildren Earl Mattison and Shaquana Mattison. A twin sister and her other twelve siblings. Edna was a proud graduate of Sterling High School in Greenville, SC. She was known throughout the community for her public services in the healthcare field. She was very passionate when it came to helping people. As a person of faith, she would often bake cakes, cook for local organizations and would give people money when needed. Edna worshipped at Faith in Jesus Holiness Church and loved to watch the 700 Club on Television. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking for them on the Weekends. The family noted that she made the best cabbage.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories Kathy McMoore of Greenville, SC ; Connie Mattison of Greenville, SC and James Thomas Mattison of Greenville, SC. Seventeen grandchildren; Thirty-Seven Great- Great grandchildren and Eleven Great-Great-Great grandchildren and A host of other relatives and friends.
We will always remember her as the Mother of All Mothers. Amen
Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 21 , 2023 at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greenville Chapel at 4pm, Burial will take place at Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer Street
A public viewing will be on Friday October 20 ,2023 from 1pm - 8pm and then the Family will have Visitation from 7pm- 8pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greenville Chapel location.
Dora Mae Salters was born on June 7, 1948 in Spartanburg, South Carolina to the late Columbus Salters Sr. and Mamie
Lee Wallace Salters. Dora Mae passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Lake Emory Post Acute Care.
Dora Mae was predeceased by her mother and father, as well as four brothers, Columbus Salters Jr., Wilbert Salters,
Jimmy Salters, and Randall Salters; one sister, Inez Salters; and a special family friend, Lisa Jones.
Dora Mae leaves to cherish her memories, two sons, James Salters of the home and Marvin Salters (Georgianna) of
Greer; one brother, Ray Charles Salters; two sisters, Emma Cohen (Belton) and Renee Salters; four grandchildren, Ethan
Casey, Amy Foster, TJ Drummond, and Marisha Salters; five great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday September , 2023 at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel at 1pm, Burial will take place at Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer Street
A public viewing will be on Wednesday Sept , 2023 from 1pm - 5pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel location.
Ms. Geraldine Floyd was born on May 23, 1950, in Greenville, South Carolina to the late Carrie Elizabeth Gambrell and the late Bill Eden. She gained her heavenly wings on September 7, 2023. She was proceeded in death by her sister, Parlee Burton; her brother, David Gambrell Jr.; and her eldest son, Donald Ray Floyd. Ms. Floyd attended Sterling High School, class of 1968. She was an active member of Queen Street Baptist Church until her health declined. She retired in 2017 after serving 35 years at LaQuinta Inn as the housekeeping supervisor. She shared her love for life and Christ with her friends, nieces, and nephews, siblings, children, and grandchildren. She lived life following Philippians 4:13, I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Geraldine leaves to cherish loving memories with her children: Sonja (Latasha) Floyd-Witt of Greenville, SC and Ronald Floyd of the home; sisters: Kathy Gambrell, Audrey Gambrell, Gloria Gambrell, and Kim Gambrell; brothers, Danny Gambrell and Jerry Floyd; three granddaughters: Dyneisha Floyd (Neal Moultrie), Dajah Farrow, and Loyalty Floyd; three great-grandchildren, Tristen Moultrie, Journey Moultrie, and Jordan Moultrie; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday September 13, 2023 at Queens Street Baptist Church at 2pm
A public viewing will be on Tuesday Sept 12, 2023 from 1pm - 5pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greenville location.
Donald William( Hitman) Norton, 83, passed at Prisma Health. Greenville Memorial Hospital on
Monday August 2, 2023. he was born on January 17, 1940 in Greenville, SC to the late Joseph Vann Norton and Nora Virginia Smith.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his Brothers: Claudious Eugene Norton, Howard
Harrison Norton, David Norton, & Henry Douglas Norton, Sisters: Rozella Norton, Betty Jo Austin, Ruby Nell Brownlee. Betty Jeal Keaton & Jerlene Norton
Donald attended Sterling Hich School, in his earlier years he worked as a brick mason (cement finisher). He was a vibrant, loving, comical man. He spent a lot of his time with his friends, nieces and children.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, three sons, Lamarcus Andree (NiKeya) Wideman of Piedmont, SC, Donald (Natasha) Spann of Simpsonville, SC, Charvis Richey of Greenville, SC; three daughters,
Shanora (Anthony )Parks-Williams of Taylors, SC . SO Patrena Spann of Greenville, Catette Griffin of Greenville, SC; three brothers Rudolph Norton of New Orleans, LA, Ronald Charles Norton and James Odes Norton both of Atlanta, Ga; 2 special nieces, Cheryl Keaton of Greenville, SC and Teresa Mack
Glenn of Simpsonville, Sc; 26 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a host of other nieces, nephews
Funeral services will be held on Friday September 1, 2023 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church located at 2 Jett Circle, Greenville, SC 29611 at 3pm
A public viewing will be on Thursday August 31 2023 from 2pm - 6pm at Upstate Family Funeral Services Greenville location.
Mary Kelly of E Miter Saw Court Greer, SC passed on August 17th 2023 at downtown St. Francis Hospital. She was the daughter of the late MC Kelly and the late Rita Greer Kelly. Mary was also preceded in death by brother Bruce Kelly. She is survived by two children; daughter Angela Kelley of Lyman and son Laymond M. Kelly of Greer. One sister Shirley Harrison (Bennie) of Greer. Two Brothers; LC Kelly ( Mamie) of Wellford and Larry Kelly of Greer. She also leaves to cherish her memories five grandchildren; Adriana Martin, Jayda Kelly, Emanuel Kelly, Jahmani Wilson and Kylah Kelly and five great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 26 2023 at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church locate at 201 Jordan Rd, Lyman SC. The Service will start at 1pm Burial will take place at Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer Street Greer, SC
A public viewing will held on Friday August 25th 2023 from 1pm until 5pm at Upstate Funeral Family Services Greer Chapel.
Vera Lynn Rosemond of 426 Fairmont Drive Greenville, SC passed away. She was the daughter to the late Willie Ralph Durham and the late Hattie Danley Durham.
Mrs. Rosemond was born in Greenville, SC and worked at Warehouse Services Incorporated in Piedmont, SC
She is survived by Three Children; Zachary, Nathan and Melissa Rosemond all of Greenville, SC. One brother David Lee Durham. One sister Darlene Durham both fro Greenville, SC. Eight grand children; Rosemond , Isaiah Rosemond , Ezekiel Rosemond, Micah Rosemond; Malachi Rosemond Jacob Armstrong, Austin Blatie Miller, Zachary Reece Cooley and William Durham Cooley. One great grand child Zenariah Rosemond. God Sister Linda P. Kinard
Funeral Service will be held Sunday August 27th 2023 at 2pm in the Greer Chapel of Upstate Family Funeral Services.
A public viewing will be held Saturday August 26th from 1pm until 5pm at the Greer Chapel of Upstate Family Funeral Services.
Ms Takela Evette McCombs of Greenville SC has passed away on August 5th, 2023 at Prisma Health Hospital Greenville. She was the daughter of the late Willie T McCombs,
Her daughter Said" My mother was such an amazing person, had a great sense of humor, made anyone laugh. She loved to sing, dance, and loved to listen to music very much. Very strong, determined person, had a beautiful smile and soul and never gave up , kept going always. She will be remembered as the Loving, Caring and Compassionate person she was and will forever be remembered and forever and always in our hearts and as a guardian angel watching over us."
Surviving her is daughter Brianna Evans, Mother Betsy Reeves, Stepfather Herbert Barr, Sister, Charlena Reeves, Two Grandchildren Harmony Evans, Bryson Evans and host of nephews, aunts and uncles and other relatives
A memorial service will take place on Saturday August 12, 2023 at 2pm. The service will be held at The Greenville Chapel of Upstate Family Funeral Services.
The Family is at 1200 Woodside Ave, Greenville, SC
Terry Lee Glenn of Greenville, SC passed away Saturday July 8th 2023
Ms. Glenn was born in Greenville County, SC. Her father was the late John L. Glenn and her Mother is Amogene Neely. She Is survived her Mother. One daughter Shutonya Henderson and Son in Law John Henderson. Three Grandchildren;
Marquez Glenn; Jaquavius Henderson and Tivarius Henderson
(Tavay Lawton). Four Great Grandchildren; Malaysia Glenn; Malakhi Glenn; Carson Gambrell and Kashton Henderson. Three Sisters; Angela Carter; Catina Abercrombie and Ashley Glenn. Two brothers; Kirby Glenn and Johnny Glenn.
She is also survived by a special friend James Jamison and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday July 28th 2023 at 1pm in the Upstate Family Funeral Services Greenville Chapel.
Interment will be at the Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer St in Greer.
A public viewing will take place Thursday July 27th 2023 in the Greenville Chapel from 1pm til 5pm
Sarah Mae Shippy Mullins of Spartanburg , SC passed away on July 11th 2023 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice House. She was born on October 4th 1962 to the late Burley Shippy Sr. and Stessie Mae Foster Durrah in Spartanburg.
She was preceded in death by her two sisters; Annie Byrd and Annette Keenan
She is survived by Husband Robert Mullins and five Sons. Steven Shippy (Michelle), Kevin Woodruff(Nell), Adrian Woodruff( Ebony), Tilo Pearson and Shamous Pearson. Two Step Children Natasha Mullins Snorton and Robert Mullins Jr. Thirteen Grandchildren, Three Great Grandchildren and One Brother Burley Shippy Jr.(Linda)
She also leaves to cherish her memories Three special nieces. Bonnie Glenn; Brenda Byrd and Vickie Mays.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday July 20th 2023 at 3pm in the Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel.
Interment will be at the Brown Eternal Gardens on Elmer St in Greer.
A public viewing will take place Wednesday July 19th 2023
Rosie Lee Dawkins of Taylors, SC passed away on July 4, 2023 at Prisma Health Greenville. Roise parents preceeded her in death. They were the late Billy Sexton and Josie Lee Gregory. She worked at Dixie Packaging, Winn Dixie and Greenville School District. She Loved New Hope Baptist and Nature.
She is survived by three sons. Daven Dawkins, David L. Dawkins, James N. Dawkins (Khadijah) all currently living in Taylors, SC. Two Brothers: Tony Sexton (Sherry) and James Gregory (Evonne). Sister Jeanette Collins. Five Grands and Two Great Grands.
The Family will celebrate her Life on July 15, 2023 at 1pm in the Update Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel.
Mr. Johnny Keith Evans of Greer, SC went to external glory on Thursday June 8 th surrounding by family and loved ones.
Born on 2/4/1966, he was the son of the late Edwards Evans and Ruby Owens Crumitie (Greer, SC). He was a
graduate of Greer High School And worked as a CNA /care giver for many years.
Johnny was an active member of Greer Temple Bibleway Church where he served as a Deacon and was known for his charismatic teaching style.
Affectionately known to his friends as Fuji, He was a loving father, son, brother, and friend that will be greatly missed.
Left to cherish fonds memories includes Wife Robyn Evans, Mother Ruby Owens Crumitie, Children: Brandy,
Sylena, Joshua, Monique, Alex, Leah, and Donovan.
Brothers: Wille (Betty Jean) Owens, Spartanburg SC, Michael (Jenette) Evans, Greer SC, and Tyrone (Tawana)
Evans, Greenville, SC.
Sisters: Barbara Mcmillian, Greenville, SC and Teresa Crumitie Greer, SC.
Uncle: Thomas Owens- Washington, DC Aunts: Peggy Freeman, -Conway SC, Willie Louise Hargrove-Greer, SC, along with an host of nieces/nephews
/cousins and friends.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday June 16, 2023 at 1pm in the Upstate Family Funeral Services Greer Chapel. Burial will be at the Brown Eternal Gardens
Tobias “Bias” Goldsmith was caring, loving and a great protector. His smile alone would brighten anyone’s day. Tobias played youth football for South Greenville Saints and Freetown Longhorns. Tobias attended Carolina High School and worked at Yangfeng Automotive and Coca-Cola. He was Loved and will always be remembered.
He leaves to mourn his loss, mother, Fanisha and Mark Sligh , Father, Jermaine Goldsmith, his sisters Tajaneka Smith, Kenya Goldsmith, his brothers Kenadee Carlisle, Marquez and Marquavin Sligh. Grandfather Thomas H Smith and Grandmother Barbara Smith, 3 nieces 1 nephew and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
He was proceeded in death by his Grandmother Darlene Smith, grandfather Jimmy Goldsmith.
Tobias was only 25 years old ,the time he had with his family was short. The memories of him will be forever.
Public viewing will be held at Upstate Family Funeral Greenville Chapel on Saturday June 17, 2023 from 11:00am until 4pm