County Bank

Home | Facebook | Twitter
GwdToday | Greenwood, SC
• Greenwood
• Lakelands & beyond
• School & College
• Sports
• Promotions
• Occasions
• Events
• Contest

Bayberry Inn Oct 2015
• Classifieds
• Employment
• Yard Sales
• Add Classifieds
Crime Network
• Arrest Reports
• SC Sex Offenders
• Obituaries

Cambridge Academy

home : obituaries : obituaries June 24, 2019

Harley Funeral Home

Blyth Funeral Home

The Bayberry Inn

Parker White Pruitt Funeral

6/5/2019 6:04:00 PM
Thelma South - Greenwood

Thelma Davenport South, 95, former resident of Truitt Avenue, widow of John A. South, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Greenwood.

Born April 30, 1924, in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late Ben P. and Bessie Satterfield Davenport.  Mrs. South was retired from Greenwood Mills-Sloan Plant.

A member of Abney Memorial Baptist Church, she was also a member of the Tapither Sunday School Class, the WMU and Sunshine Club of the church.  She was also a former member of the Red Hat Society, the Harbor Heights Community Club, the Harbor Heights Bridge Club, and the Panola Community Club.

Surviving are a sister, Onie Fleming of Columbia; two grandchildren, Ed Fulenwider and Linda Clay; two great-grandchildren, Jamie Fulenwider and Christopher Fulenwider and a step great-grandchild, Darren Fulenwider.

She was predeceased in addition to her husband by her daughter, Jeanette South; a sister, Dorothy Banks Eaton; three brothers, Otis Davenport, Bill Davenport and Ellis Davenport.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brent Bennett officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Hunter Davenport, Kenneth Lothridge, John Davenport, Tim Davenport and Perry Davenport.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 Friday morning.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Abney Memorial Baptist Church, 210 ByPass 225 South, Greenwood, SC  29646.

The family would like to express great thanks to the staff of NHC Healthcare and Caris Hospice.  

For online condolences please visit

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting Mrs. South’s family.

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search

Home | Facebook | Twitter • 720 Montague Ave Suite 314 • Greenwood • SC • 29649 •
Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved