Obituaries, December 1, 2012
Dec. 01, 2012 @ 12:30 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
FOREST CITY — Carolyn D. Murray, age 44, died November 21, 2012. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Services. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Stoney Knoll CME Church Cemetery. Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
MACON, GA — Frank Chandler, age 77, died Thursday, November 29, 2012. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. at McMahan's Funeral Home Monday. A graveside service will be held at Gilkey United Methodist Church Cemetery at 10 a.m., Tuesday. Arrangements are being handled by McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services
SPINDALE — Julianne Gray Sibley, age 72, died Thursday, November 22, 2012. Asheville Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Sharon Ann Fincannon Richardson
Mrs. Sharon Ann Fincannon "Sherry" Richardson, 52, of Bostic, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice House.
She was the widow of William Claude Richardson, Jr., and was also preceded in death by her father, Retired Master Sergeant Jack D. Fincannon.
She is survived by her son, William Claude "Tripp" Richardson III; her parents, Mary and James Young of Bostic; a stepson, Keith Richardson of Hodges, SC; two sisters, Tammy Robinson of Forest City, and Kristie Carver of Saluda, SC; three brothers, Gregory Fincannon of Mooresboro, Steven Fincannon of Orlando, FL, and David Warren Fincannon of Spartanburg; three step grandchildren, David Richardson, Jake Richardson, and Shelby Richardson; a special friend, Donnie "Hoot" Vincent.
The Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home. Rev. Bob Philbeck will officiate. After the chapel service, a visitation will follow until 1 p.m.
A Graveside Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012, at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, 3302 US Hwy 25, Greenwood, SC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Chron's & Colitis Foundation of America, Attn: Memorial Gifts, National Processing Center, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
Online condolences @www.washburndorsey.com.
Robert O. Jackson
Robert O. Jackson, age 86, of Ellenboro, NC, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Hospice House.
Robert was born, January 22, 1926, in Rutherford County to the late William Edley Jackson and Selma Rollins Jackson. Robert served in the United States Navy serving on a mine sweeper during WW II. After the war he met and married his wife of 66 years, Velma Horton Jackson. He spent the rest of his life until retirement as a union carpenter. After living in Florida and Pigeon Forge he moved back home to Rutherford County where he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Belinda Collins; three sisters, Ocie Brooks, Lillie Mae Dolin and Margaret Horton; and one brother, Roy D. Jackson.
He is survived by one son, Ronald O. Jackson of Ellenboro, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. at Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend John Godfrey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Harrelson Funeral Home is serving the family.
An online guest registry is available at www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com