Elizabeth E. Holder
Elizabeth Eddings Holder, 78, of 445 Hampton Ave., wife of the late Fred C. Holder, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at her home.
Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of Edna Gravely Eddings, of Pickens, and the late Bates Eddings.
Mrs. Holder was a homemaker, and was a member of Pickens First Baptist Church, the Anthony-Prince Sunday School Class, and was involved in several church activities. She was also a member of the Pickens Women?s Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Lynn H. Looper, and her husband, Larry, of Pickens; two sons, Frederick C. Holder, and his wife, Dr. Melanie M. Cooper, of Seneca, and David T. Holder, and his wife, Margaret, of Pickens; three grandchildren, Samuel F. Looper, Sydney E. Looper and Lauren N. Holder; a brother, Donald Eddings, of Pickens; and two sisters, Kathryn Johnson, of Statesville, N.C., and Carolyn Brezeale, of Greenville.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Dillard Funeral Home, with Dr. Leath Johnson, the Rev. Fred Stone and Dr. Lloyd Batson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Wednesday, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pickens First Baptist Church, 406 E. Main St., Pickens, SC 29671; or to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 945 E. Main St., Suite 3 Spartanburg, SC 29302.
The family will be at the home of the daughter: 101 Laurenwood Drive, Pickens.
Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Holder family.
Published in The Greenville News: 09-21-2004
In September 2004 Edna GRAVELY Eddings was still alive... and living in Pickens!Have you seen her?She would be around 100 yrs old now, if she is still alive today.
This is Edna's sister, Greenville News Tuesday August 24, 1999, Greenville, South Carolina
Velma Gravely Field,
Velma Gravely Field, 95, formerly of 201 North C. St., wife of the late Broadus H. Field, died Aug. 23, 1999, at Laurel Hill Nursing Center.
Mrs. Field was born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late William Issac and Mary Parrott Gravely. Mrs. Field was a former school teacher, a homemaker, and a member of Easley First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara F. McKinney and her husband Tommy of Pickens; one son, David H. Field and his wife Elaine of Columbia; grandchildren, Donna M. Williams and her husband Craig, Sherry F. Cates and her husband Troy, and Jonathan Field; great-grandchildren, Tara Williams, Jacob Williams, and Merry Anna Cates; and one sister, Edna G. Eddings of Pickens.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Laurel Hill Nursing Center, 716 E. Cedar Rock St., Pickens, S.C. 29671.
The family will be at 170 Hollingsworth Drive, Pickens, S.C. 29671. - Dillard Memorial Funeral Home
1930 Eastatoee, Dist. 26, Pi kens Co. SCApril 7, 1930
Gravly, Honey? L.,, head, rent, 30, m@29, SC, SC, SC, farmer-general farm;
Gravly, Jesse L., wife, 17, m@16, SC, SC, SC;
Edding, Bates, bro-in-law, 29, m@24, NC, NC, NC, salesman-automobile sales;
Edding, Edna, sister, 24, m@19, SC, SC, SC;
Edding, Elizabeth, niece, 4, SC, SC, SC;
Edding, Catherine, niece, 3, SC, SC, SC.
This census states that Thomas or "Bates" was born in North Carolina, but we all know that census takers made mistakes and that people at the households always gave wrong information, so we can't go on that!Do you know for sure that this Bates was born in SC?
The only "Bates Eddings"I could find for 1920 was this one:
1920 Red Bluff, McColl Town, Marlboro Co., SC
Milligan, Theodore, hd., 24, NC, NC, SC , cotton mill;
Milligan, Minnie/Minerva?, 20, SC, SC, SC;
Milligan, Margaret L., dau., 3, SC, NC, SC;
Milligan, Robert D., son, 1, SC, NC, SC;
Milligan, Evilyn E., dau., 3/12, SC, NC, SC;
James, Minnie, mother-in-law, 45, wd., SC, SC, SC;
Collins, Amanda, grandmother-in-law, 83, wd, SC, SC, SC;
Collins, Robert, cousin, 14, SC,SC, SC, operator at W*** mill; (may be Weaving Mill?)
Eddings, Bates, boarder, 17, s, SC, SC, SC, operator-W*** mill.