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5:30-5:50 p.m.--5:30 News Report

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S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home

310 West South Street

Union, SC 29379

Telephone:  (864) 427-3665

Fax:  (864) 427-0622

Buffalo, SC

John R. Putnam, Jr.

Mr. John R. “J.R.” “Putt” Putnam, Jr., age 79, of 246 Haywood St., Buffalo, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Putnam was born in Buffalo, August 2, 1935, a son of the late John R. Putnam, Sr., and Pearl Meadows Putnam. He worked with United Merchants, both Buffalo Mill and Union Mill, and upon their closing, he returned to Union High School and graduated in 1995.  Mr. Putnam had also worked with Greenleaf in Union.  He was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and had served as Captain of the Buffalo Fire Dept. and served with the Minute Men Rescue Team. 

Throughout his life, Mr. Putnam was active in local sports, especially softball. He played with the Buffalo Mill Team, West Springs and Asbury Textile Teams along with numerous other teams.  He served as president of the Union County Umpire Association and he coached the Union County American Legion Team, Little League and Dixie Youth Teams.  For many years, Mr. Putnam was an official with the Spartanburg ASA Umpire Association and the S.C. High School Association.  He was also an avid Gamecock fan.

Surviving are a daughter, Melissa Putnam Clark and special companion David Paige of Union; a son, John R. “Putt” Putnam, III, of Myrtle Beach; a sister, Wanda P. Holcombe of Buffalo; and his life companion of 37 years, Catherine Smith of Union.  Mr. Putnam is also survived by two grandsons, Christopher and Andrew Clark; and other children and grandchildren, Cathy and James Poole, Sammy and Rhonda Smith, Erica Haney, Matthew Haney, Katie Poole, Trey and Ivey Smith, Holly S. Walker, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Merle Pric, and two brothers, Richard Putnam and Raymond Putnam.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM today at Buffalo Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Lynn Ford, Rev. Dr. Tim Driggers, and Rev. Jim Spencer. Burial will be at Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Mitchell Moss, Jonathan Moss, Shaun Moss, Mike Nance, Dale Robinson, and Kevin Addis.

The following are asked to serve as the honorary escort; Ben Smith, Hugh Sanders, Phillip Arnold, Kent Harvey, Peggy Deaton, Deacons and former Deacons of Buffalo Baptist Church, members of the Union County Umpire Association, the S.C. High School Association, and the Spartanburg ASA Umpire Association.

Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, P.O. Box 462, Buffalo, SC, 29321.

The family will be at the home, 246 Haywood St., Buffalo.

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Buffalo, SC

Grady L. Tucker, Sr. 

Mr. Grady Lee Tucker, Sr., age 79, of 2450 Mt. Lebanon Rd., Buffalo, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Tucker was born in Union Co., June 18, 1935, a son of the late Berry and Janie Sherbert Tucker. He was retired from Spartan Mills, Rosemont Plant and also had worked with Torrington Co., O’Reilly Auto Parts and Advanced Auto Parts.  Mr. Grady was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church where he was a member of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.  He was an avid music lover who frequently attended the Opry House in Buffalo and other local music events.  He also enjoyed participating with the Buffalo Senior Citizens Group.

Surviving are two sons, Grady Lee Tucker, Jr., and wife Patricia of Pauline, and Benjamin Gerald Tucker, Sr., and special friend, Frona Phillips of Buffalo; a sister, Gladys Lawson of Buffalo; a brother, Rev. Garner Tucker of Lancaster; three grandchildren, Amanda Tucker of Roebuck, Jeffrey Lee Tucker and Benjamin Gerald Tucker, Jr., both of Buffalo; and four great-grandchildren, Taegan Bishop, Aubrie Tucker, Emilee Tucker and Quinn Tucker. Mr. Tucker was predeceased by a granddaughter, Shannon Elizabeth Tucker.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm today at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Melvin Shelton and Rev. Buddy Hogan. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Raymond Lawson, Dallas Miller, Stanley Lawson, Neil Gregory, Joe Erwin and Eric Haney.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 until 3:00 PM today at the church prior to the services.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Rd., Buffalo, SC, 29321.

The family will be at the home of his grandson, 2470 Mt. Lebanon Rd., Buffalo.

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Union, SC

Grace H. Parkins

Mrs. Grace Humphries Parkins, age 72, of 1402 Peach Orchard Rd., Union, widow of Frankin D. Parkins, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Mrs. Parkins was born in Shelby, NC, August 4, 1942, a daughter of the late Willie Lee Humphries and Vernie Odessa Horne Humphries.  She was formerly employed with Conso Products and had also worked at Ellen Sagar Nusing Home.  Mrs. Parkins was a member of Calvary Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Audrey P. Tidwell and husband Lewis of West Columbia; a son, Franklin D. “Dale” Parkins, II, of the home; two sisters, Carolyn H. McAbee and Patricia H. McAbee; three brothers, Tommy Humphries, Doug Humphries and Jimmy Humphries all of Union; a granddaughter, Brianna Jade Parkins, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Parkins was predeceased by an infant son, Jerry Reed Parkins, a sister, Melva Faye Lawson and a brother, Dennis Humphries.

A memorial graveside service will be held 3:30PM Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Fairforest Baptist Church Cemetery by Kevin Mace.  The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grace H. Parkins Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC, 29379.

The family will be at their respective homes.

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