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

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

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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

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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

5:30-6 p.m.--5:30 News Report

6-8 p.m.--SC Sports Talk

9 p.m.--Clemson Tigers Basketball--Clemson vs. UMass

8-9 p.m. and after the game-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday



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Union, SC

Brenda B. Jeter

Mrs. Brenda Brooks Jeter, age 74, of 101 Hidden Hill Rd., Union, widow of C.B. Jeter, Jr., passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the Union Medical Center.

Mrs. Jeter was born in Union, January 22, 1941, a daughter of the late Elbert L. Brooks and Louise Foster Brooks.

Surviving are a brother, Russell D. Brooks and wife Mary M. Brooks; a grandson, Jeremiah “Jeb” Jeter; a daughter-in-law, Teresa Jeter;  a niece, Meredith Brooks and two nephews, Kevin and Todd Brooks, all of Union.  Mrs. Jeter was predeceased by a daughter, Julie Jeter; two sons, Steven Jeter and Camillus “Cam” Jeter, III, and two brothers, Robert “Bobby” Brooks and Marion R. Brooks.

Graveside services were held 2:00 PM Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Jeter Cemetery.

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Laurens, SC

Daisy D. Kinney

Mrs. Daisy Davis Kinney, age 93, wife of Richard H. Kinney, passed away Friday, November 20, 2015, at the Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Center.

Mrs. Kinney was born in Buffalo, October 1, 1922, a daughter of the late Hardie Lee Davis and Bertha Pearl Hipps Davis.  During their 68-year marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Kinney served as missionaries for 18 years with the International Missions Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, having traveled to Switzerland, Austria and the Middle East. Mr. Kinney was an auditor for the Missions Board and Mrs. Kinney served as his secretary.  The Kinneys are members of the First Baptist Church of Laurens.

Surviving in addition to her husband are a sister, Catherine D. Bradford of Columbia, several nieces and nephews and many friends at the Martha Franks Center.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM today at Union Memorials Gardens conducted by Rev. Rick Letson and Rev. Russell Dean.

A memorial service will also be held at 2:00 PM today at the Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Center in Laurens. Visitation will follow the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the International Missions Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, P.O. Box 6767, Richmond, VA, 23230-0767.

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Union, SC

Harold G. Montgomery

Mr. Harold Glenn Montgomery, age 76, husband of Terrie Henderson Montgomery of 774 Philippi Church Rd., Union, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Montgomery was born in Union, August 9, 1939, a son of the late Robert Ellie Montgomery and Ida Mae Howe Montgomery. Mr. Montgomery was a devoted son, caring for his mother during her last illness.

He was a retired textile worker and was instrumental in establishing Kla-Pat Industries alongside Carl Patrick and Tom Clarey.  Mr. Montgomery was a lifetime member of the Masons, Lodge #244, and was a Scottish Rites Mason, a member of the Union Elks Lodge, and the Union Shrine Club, where he had served two terms as president. He received a Master Gardeners degree and a Master Bee Keepers degree from Clemson Extension and was an avid Gamecock fan, holding season tickets as long as his health permitted. In his younger days, he was also a certified scuba diver. Mr. Montgomery was a member of Philippi Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Johnny Montgomery of Union; a sister, Bette M. Stone of Abbeville; a god-daughter, Cheyenne Sierra Gist, reared in the home; two nephews, Scott Glenn Montgomery and wife Lynn of Yorktown, VA, and Robert Craig Montgomery and wife Carol of Marysville, CA; a sister-in-law, Cathy H. Bailey and husband Mark Edward of Union; and special friends, Jeffery and Chrystal Gist, Brittneigh Stribble and Hannah Coffer. Mr. Montgomery was predeceased by two brothers and their wives, Joe Edward and Gladys Montgomery and Robert Fred and Jeannine Montgomery. He was also predeceased by a brother-in-law, Davis Gene Stone.

A celebration of life service will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale and Mr. Tim Svetlan.

The following are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 12:45 PM Tuesday to form the honorary escort: Don and Barbara Davis, Donald Ray Sanders, Gene L. and Brenda Childers, Sherry Nash, Vivian R. Craig, Joyce Toney, Steve and Cheryl Morris, Julian Ivey and members of the Union Elks Lodge and the Union Shrine Club.

Visitation will follow the services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 327 Philippi Church Rd., Union, SC, 29379, or to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC, 29605-4277.

The family will be at the home, 774 Philippi Church Rd., Union.

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Union, SC

Rebecca W. Tyler

Mrs. Rebecca Whitehead “Wally” Tyler, age 61, widow of Larry Tyler, passed away at her home.

Mrs. Tyler was born in Union, February 25, 1954, a daughter of Billie Grace Vaughan Whitehead of Union and the late Frank Whitehead. She was a graduate of Union High School and was employed with CPE Industries of Union.  Mrs. Tyler was a devoted member of Morningside Baptist Church and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Surviving in addition to her mother are a daughter, Jenifer Ford Bradley and husband Mitch of Chapin; a sister, Patricia Alman of Ohio; step-children including Ashley Tyler and fiancée Dabriada of Union; seven grandchildren: Samantha Hogan, Dylan Tyler, Tori Tyler, Joshua Tyler, Jada Tyler, Madelyn Tyler and Gabriel Tyler; two great-grandchildren, Chloe Guy and Aubrey Beaman.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at Morningside Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Aulbrey Calvert.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening also at Morningside Baptist Church.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 112 Bates Ave., Union, SC, 29379.

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Clinton, SC

Frances H. Powell

Frances Haynes Powell, a native of Union, SC, passed away November 19, 2015, at the Presbyterian Community, Clinton, SC, where she recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends. She was the daughter of the late Robert Furman Haynes and Inez Parks Haynes.

Frances was married to C. Allen “Ap” Powell (deceased) and formerly lived at 116 Highland Drive in Union.  She and Mr. Powell were employed with Union County Schools for many years. 

Frances is survived by her children, Connie Powell Kitchen, Jacksonville NC, C. Allen Powell and Robert William Powell of Greenville, SC, seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

She is remembered by family and friends as the epitome of a Southern lady -loving, kind, gracious, talented and a wonderful mother.  

A memorial service for Frances will be held at the Presbyterian Community of SC in Clinton on December 7 at 10:30 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church of Union, SCm or the Presbyterian Community of SC, Clinton, SCm in her honor.

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