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Mary ‘Tompy’ Hunter

September 29, 2009

CLEMSON, S.C. — Mary Thompson Hunter, “Tompy,” wife of the late James Samuel Hunter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Clemson Downs in Clemson.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 at Fort Hill Presbyterian Church in Clemson followed by a visitation in the church social hall. Graveside services for the family will be at Woodland Cemetery on the Clemson University campus before the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ft. Hill Presbyterian Church, 399 College Ave., Clemson, SC 29631 or the Clemson University Foundation, 110 Daniel Drive, Clemson, SC 29631.

Born Nov. 4, 1921 in Woodbury, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fannie Belle Thompson and Edwin David Oestricher.

Mr. and Mrs. Hunter were married Oct. 16, 1943 at First Presbyterian Church in Orlando, Fla. After residing in Orlando, Clemson and Schenectady, N.Y. and Charlotte, N.C., they retired to Clemson in 1978 where they became active members of Fort Hill Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hunter also participated in numerous organizations including the Clemson Garden Club, Clemson Book Club, University Women’s Club and bridge club.

Mrs. Hunter is survived by her three sons and their wives, Tom and Sue Hunter, Steve and Laura Hunter and Joe and Lisa Hunter, all of Clemson; four grandchildren, Eddie Hunter of Spartanburg, S.C. and Caroline, Seph and Morgan Hunter, all of Clemson and her brother, Ralph Oestricher and wife, Fran of Mulberry, Fla.

Condolences may be made online to the Hunter family by visiting HYPERLINK “http://www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com” www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com.

The Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home in Central, S.C. is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Woodward

October 1, 2009

ABBEVILLE, S.C. — William L. “Bill” Woodward, 80, resident of 825 Edenderry Lane, formerly of Keowee Key, husband of Jacque Landers Woodward, died on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Hospice House.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 from the Chapel of Blyth Funeral Home with the Reverend Tomas Cartledge officiating. The family is at the home and will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.

Born Jan. 8, 1929 in Hammond, Ind., he was the son of the late William and Mae Woodward. Mr. Woodward received his degree in Marketing from Indiana University and retired as a marketing executive from US Gypsum Co. after 30 plus years of service.

Bill loved the outdoors, particularly sailing. He also traveled extensively with the love of his life, his wife, Jacque. He had an unending thirst for knowledge that spanned many topics and inspired his world travels. His passion lay in anthropology and in particular Native American Indian history. He was an avid collector of Native American Indian art.

A devoted husband to his wife of the home, he is also survived by a brother, three daughters, two sons, two stepdaughters, 10 grandchildren and a niece and nephew.

For online condolences, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.blythfuneralhome.com” www.blythfuneralhome.com.

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Woodward family.