Obituaries

Pastor Ed Miller

Aug 8, 2022

Pastor Eddie Cloma Miller, Jr., died suddenly  at Lexington Medical Center in Lexington, South Carolina on Monday, August 8. 2022. His beloved Kate was at his side, holding his hand.

Pastor Ed was born December 5, 1947, in Newberry, SC. He was the oldest child of the late Eddie Cloma Miller, Sr. and Mae Amick Miller, both of Newberry SC.

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Billy Smith

Aug 8, 2022

Billy Smith, 77, of Newberry, died Monday, August 8, 2022, at his residence.

Born on January 28, 1945, in Newberry, he was a son of the late Heber L. and Mary Wicker Smith. He was retired after 30 years from the South Carolina Department of Transportation where he did highway maintenance and was a bridge crew foreman.

Mr. Smith was...

Thomas R. Hawkins

Aug 7, 2022

Thomas Richard Hawkins, 95, of Prosperity, South Carolina, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Born on June 17, 1927, in Prosperity, he was the son of the late George Wilbur Hawkins and Annie Alice Kunkle Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins was retired from Champion International and continued to work on his farm in Stoney Hill...

Earl Johnson

Aug 4, 2022

Lyman Earl Johnson, 81, of Newberry, died Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on September 1, 1940, in Supply, NC, he was a son of the late Jesse Lee and Mary Ruth Jordan Johnson. He served 91/2 years in the US Navy and was retired as an area boiling technician at Georgia Pacific. Mr. Johnson...

Pansey Elrod Perkins

Aug 3, 2022

Pansey Elrod Perkins, 94, of Newberry, widow of Harold C. Perkins, died Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Born in Newberry on November 14, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Wilton R. and Rosa Coward Elrod. She was a member of Glenn Street Baptist Church. Mrs. Perkins loved working in her yard especially planting flowers....

Lisa Lominack Longshore

Aug 1, 2022

Lisa Anne Lominack Longshore of Newberry, 79, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Lisa was born on December 28th, 1942, to the late Reyburn Williams Lominack M.D. and Elisabeth Wieters Lominack Jones.

During her first two years of college, Lisa attended the University of South Carolina, where she was a coquette in the USC...

James E. "Jimmy" Davis

Jul 30, 2022

James E. "Jimmy" Davis, 82, of Little Mountain, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Lexington Medical Center. 

Jimmy was born on March 4, 1940, in Newberry, and was a son of the late Mildred and James W. Davis. He resided in Little Mountain all his life.

He retired from the Federal Government after 34 years of service where he was...

Barbara Dawkins Brown

Jul 29, 2022

Ms. Barbara E. Dawkins Brown, 80 died peacefully Friday evening July 29, 2022 at White Oak Manor of Newberry. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Ms. Brown was born November 13, 1941 in Whitmire, SC, a daughter of the late Marvin Dawkins and late Helen Graham Dawkins. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant UMC, Pomaria and attended Glenn...

Deborah Busher

Jul 29, 2022

Deborah Ritter Busher, 72, of Prosperity, widow of Marvin C. Busher, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022.

Mrs. Busher was born to the late Ramond Robert and Katie Heft Ritter in Vera Cruz, Pennsylvania. She was a 1968 graduate of Emmaus High School. After moving to South Carolina, Mrs. Busher was employed by the Korn Law Firm until her...

Rachel Smith Richardson

Jul 26, 2022

Rachel Thelma Smith Richardson, 81, of Prosperity, widow of Raymond O'Neal Richardson, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland.

Born on January 24, 1941, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Heber and Mary Wicker Smith. She was retired after 25 years of service form McKechnie Vechicle Components. Mrs. Richardson was a member of St. Philip's...

Kyle Melvin Longshore

Jul 23, 2022

Kyle Melvin Longshore, 49, of Greenville died Saturday, July 23, 2022 at his residence.

Born on April 14, 1973 in Columbia, he was the son of Melvin Larry Longshore and Joan Hunter Longshore.

Kyle was a 1991 graduate of Newberry High School where he played both football and baseball. He attended Clemson University, Winthrop University and earned an Associate Degree...

Angela Wofford

Jul 22, 2022

Angela Chanel Wofford, 36, of Newberry, died Friday, July 22, 2022, at her residence.

Born on July 26, 1985, in Newberry, she was the daughter of the late Donnie and Marsha Cook Wofford. Angela had worked for the Newberry Disabilities and Special Needs as a group home parent and formerly with Komatsu and Caterpillar.

She is survived by her son,...

Charles Edward Seegers, Sr.

Jul 21, 2022

Charles Edward Seegers, Sr., 63, of Newberry, died Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on March 29, 1959, in Newberry, he was a son of the late Leroy Seegers and Betty Mahaffey Seegers Hester. He had attended Piedmont Tech and was the pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Whitmire.

Mr. Seegers is survived by his wife, Meika...

Mary Pat Richardson

Jul 20, 2022

Mary Pat Taylor Richardson, 85, of Prosperity, widow of John Linwood “Lindy” Richardson, died Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at National Health Care of Lexington.

She was born on October 28, 1936, in Prosperity, to the late Sam Pat and Frances Summer Taylor. Mrs. Richardson was a graduate of Newberry College and was a retired educator having retired from Mid-Carolina High...

Timothy White

Jul 18, 2022

Timothy Sanford White, 61, of Bryson City, NC, widower of Lory Ann Whitman White, died Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Born on February 17, 1961, in Ft. Myers, FL, he was a son of the late Merle and Judy Burton White. He was a member of Whittier Church of God where he served as...

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