Lois “Pearl” Thompkins Barrineau, 73, beloved wife of Andrew Theodore Barrineau, departed this life Friday, May 31, 2019, at her residence.
Mrs. Barrineau was born the daughter of Charles Devine Thompkins and Hattie Lawson Thompkins on October 4, 1946, in Mullins. She enjoyed going to the flea market and auction sales. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister, and a loyal friend.
Pearl and Andrew were married on August 21, 1971, and celebrated 47 years together. Their home was blessed with: three children, Retha Mae (Charles) Bess, Mary Jane McConnell, and Andrew Charlie (Doris) Barrineau; and eight grandchildren, Brandon Pope, Darius Bess, Cheyenne Bess, Sam Pope, Destiny McConnell, Annabelle Barrineau, Karley Barrineau, and Hunter Taylor.
She was predeceased by: her parents; a brother, Alfred Thompkins; and a sister, Evelyn Johnson.
Graveside Service was at 11 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2019, at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Barrineau family received family and friends prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Chapel, 2156 North Fraser Street.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Barrineau Family.
Elizabeth “Betty” Weatherly Holland, 86, of Spartanburg, SC, died Monday, June 3, 2019, at her home. Born February 9, 1933, in Panama City, FL, she was the daughter of the late Maude Talbert Weatherly and James Neil Weatherly. She grew up in Georgetown, SC, graduating from Winyah High School in 1951 and obtained her Associate Degree in Secretarial Science from the University of SC in Columbia, SC in 1953. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Betty was a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church where she served as Altar Guild Director. She also volunteered with Mobile Meals and St. Luke’s Clinic. She was associated with Converse College and Brevard Music Center while her sons were attending college. Betty loved Bridge and was a member of the American Contract Bridge League with a Bronze Life Master rating.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Charles Harold Holland; three sons, Charles Harold Holland Jr. (Ann) of Mint Hill, NC, David Neil Holland (Beth) of Greenville, SC, and Luke Weatherly Holland (Lisa) of Fort Mill, SC; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, William Rupert Weatherly, Luke Talbert Weatherly, James Neil Weatherly Jr.; and her sisters, Valeria Boyd and Jennie Mack Turner.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, by The Rev. Deborah Apoldo. A reception will follow the service in the church Parish Hall. Inurnment will be in the church columbarium.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 400 Dupre Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307; or Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.
The family is at the home of Harold Holland.
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Melissa Anne Knutson, 29, the widow of Garee Poston, departed this life, Saturday, May 25, 2019, at her residence.
Ms. Knutson was born the daughter of the late Mark Allen Knutson and Melanie Balletine Knutson on May 30, 1989, in Columbia. She was a recovery couch for FAVOR at the Andrews Church of God. She enjoyed watching movies, reading, writing, singing, studying history, and the ocean. Her greatest enjoyment and love was being a mother.
She leaves behind: her mother; her daughter, Kira Anne Poston; her siblings, Joshua Robert (Roseann) Knutson, Amanda Kelsey Knutson, and her twin sister, Sara Elizabeth Knutson; her paternal grandmother, Dolores Dunn; and her extended family of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was predeceased by: her father; her husband; and her maternal grandfather, Robert Riley Ballentine.
The Knutson family will hold a Memorial Service at 11 a.m., Monday, June 10, 2019, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Knutson Family.