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Schedule for today:

6-9 a.m.--Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

9-10 a.m.—Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Hour

10-10:45 a.m.—Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

10:45-11 a.m.--Swap N Shop

11-noon—The Gospel Show with Daniel Prince

Noon-1 p.m.--Noon Report with Mike Stevens

1-3 p.m.--The Clark Howard Show--Call 1-877-872-5275

3-5 p.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday

5-5:30 p.m.--Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Top 5 at 5

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

6:20 p.m.--Atlanta Braves baseball--Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta

After the game-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday

2:50 p.m. Saturday--UCHS Softball--Game 2 State Championship Series

Union County at Hartsville--3 p.m. first pitch



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Gaffney, SC

Vera Jean Haney Ray

Mrs. Vera Jean Haney Ray, age 78, formerly of Buffalo, widow of Billy Ray, went home to be with the Lord  Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Peach Tree Center, Gaffney, SC.

Mrs. Ray was born in Union, SC, March 1, 1937, a daughter of the late Rufus Haney and Guynella Miller Haney. She was a graduate of Union High School and had formerly owned and operated Andy’s of Buffalo.  Mrs. Ray was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church where she had served as the former church pianist, a former choir member and had helped with various youth organizations.

Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Ray Altman of Myrtle Beach; two sons: Andy Michael Ray and wife Pam and Benjamin Scott Ray, all of Union; a brother, Joe T. Haney and wife Phyllis of Buffalo; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Lynn Ford.

Visitation will be held immediately after the service at the graveside.

Memorials may be made to Vera Ray Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC, 29379.

The family is at the home of her son, Andy and Pam Ray, 125 Pineland Rd., Union.

SR Holcombe Funeral Home   (


Union, SC

Annie Ruth Robinson

Mrs. Annie Ruth Shetley Robinson, age 73, of 134 Ben Black Rd., Union, widow of Walter Jack Robinson, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015.

Mrs. Robinson was born in Union, SC, February 9, 1942, a daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson “Fat” Shetley and Dorothy Johnson Smith. She retired from Milliken & Company and also the S.C. Department of Corrections. Mrs. Robinson was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church where she was an active member of the Young at Heart.

Surviving are four sons: Kenneth Wayne Shetley and wife Sherry, Harold Eugene Shetley and wife Samantha, Robert Earl Shetley and wife Kelly, and Dennis Mark Shetley and wife Cindy all of Union; a brother, James T. Shetley and wife Helen of Jonesville; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson, Kevin Knox, reared in the home, and six other great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robinson was predeceased by a son, Walter Ray Shetley, and a sister, Carole Jean Shetley.

A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Allen Gregory.

Visitation will be held in the chapel immediately following the service. The family would like to say a special “Thank You” to Robin, Kathy, Lindsey, Stacey and Blue Ridge Hospice for their care of Mrs. Robinson.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 103B Boyce Street, Union, SC, 29379.

The family is at the home of her son, Robert Earl and Kelly Shetley, 130 Ben Black Rd., Union.

SR Holcombe Funeral Home   (

1247 South Duncan Bypass


Union, SC

Diane Byrd Smith

Mrs. Diane Byrd Smith, 53, wife of Mr. Jessie Ray Smith, of 120 Salaam Park Dr., Union, SC, died Saturday, May 16th, 2015, at Wallace Thomson Hospital.
Born December 8th, 1961, she was a daughter of Mr. Buddy Muhammad and Lizzy Dawkins Byrd. Mrs. Smith was a member of New Emanuel Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to her mother are three sons: Dewayne Smith (Cathy), Kenyotta Smith, and Allen Smith; one daughter, Laquanna Smith (Darius); three brothers: Fred, Bobby, and Billy Byrd (Shonney); five sisters: Betty Byrd (Robert), Bertha Byrd (Willie),  Aqueelah Byrd (Teddy), April Pearson (Calvin), and Patricia Howell; three grandchildren: Adaesha Bell, Jaida Miller, and Adaria Knuckles; one great-grandchild, Braylin Lilly; and a mother-in-law, Willie Smith. She was preceded by a brother, Monroe Byrd.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2pm at New Emanuel Baptist Church with Reverend James L. Mason officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Public viewing will be held today from 9am-5pm. The family is at the home 120 Salaam Dr., Union, SC, 29379.
Lewis Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

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