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6-8 a.m.--Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

8 a.m.--WBCU Radio Auction

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

10-10:45 a.m. Monday—Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince

10:45-11 a.m. Monday--Swap N Shop

11-noon—The Gospel Show with Daniel Prince

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

6-7:25 p.m.--SC Sports Talk

7:25 p.m.--Atlanta Braves baseball--Atlanta at Colorado Rockies

After the game-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday



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Jonesville, SC

Charles Jeffrey "Jeff" Gault

Mr. Charles Jeffrey “Jeff” Gault, age 53, husband of Dawn Bentley Gault of 168 Rogerstown Rd., Jonesville, passed away Monday July 18, 2016, at his home.

Mr. Gault was born in Union, SC, on November 8, 1962, a son of Brenda Kirby Parkins and husband Jimmy of Jonesville and the late Charles Gault.  He was a graduate of Jonesville High School and received his Machinist Degree from Spartanburg Community College.  Mr. Gault was employed with Milliken and Co.—Cedar Hill Plant and was formerly employed with Exopack in Spartanburg.   He was a member of Gilead Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge #139, and was a Shriner.  Mr. Gault was an avid outdoorsman but especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Joshua Gault and wife Blair and Wesley Gault and wife Kayla, all of Jonesville; one grandson, Aiden Gault; a beloved dog, Chester and numerous aunts and uncles.  He was predeceased by one sister, Crystal Parkins; one brother, Jimmy Lee Parkins, Jr.; maternal grandparents, Homer and Nannie Kirby; and paternal grandparents, Cecil and Mamie Gault.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Gilead Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Eddie Saxon and Rev. Mike Scales. Burial will follow at Jonesville Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites.

Active pallbearers will be Dean Robinson, Keith Fowler, Dennis Kirby, Kegan Roberts, Mitch Morris, and Tommy Blackwood.  The following are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers: Joe Gault, Phil Kirby, and Michael Brewington.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM Wednesday prior to the services at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Charles Gault Medical Fund, C/O Park Sterling Bank, 934 Forest St., Jonesville, SC, 29353.

The family is at the home, 168 Rogerstown Rd., Jonesville, SC, 29353.

S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home


Union, SC

Francis Dudley "Fran" McGowan, Sr.

Mr. Francis Dudley “Fran” McGowan, Sr., age 82, of 603 N. Pinckney St., Union, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Mr. McGowan was born in Union, July 23, 1933, a son of the late Arthur and Ada Sprouse McGowan. He was a retired business owner and a veteran of the US Marine Corps, having served in the Korean War.  Mr. McGowan was a former member of the Union Moose Lodge.

Surviving are three sons: Francis Dudley McGowan, Jr., and wife Sherry of Union, Michael Ray McGowan of the home, and Jason Michael McGowan of Union; a daughter, Rhonda M. Gregory of Union; a special friend, Tammy Dickard of the home; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. McGowan was predeceased by two daughters, Peggy Wallace and Janet Northern; two grandchildren, Benjamin Mashburn and Kacie Taylor and an infant great-granddaughter.

Graveside services with military honors will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the Hawkins Family Cemetery conducted by Rev. Scott Cobb.

Mr. McGowan will be carried to the home today, at 603 N. Pinckney St., Union, where the family will receive friends. Visitation will also be held at the cemetery following the services.

Memorials may be made to the Union Co. Animal Shelter, 1657 Jonesville Hwy., Union, SC, 29379.

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Jonesville, SC

Donnis Eaves Knox

Mrs. Donnis Eaves Knox, age 72, wife of Weldon “Dunnie” Knox, Jr., of 334 Pea Ridge Hwy., Jonesville, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

Mrs. Knox was born in Union, SC, on April 23, 1944, a daughter of the late Mardis Honary Eaves and Pearl Gault Eaves.  She was a graduate of Jonesville High School and was retired from Union High School.  Mrs. Knox was an active member of Foster’s Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a Co-Chairperson of the Worship Committee, Co-Chairperson of Family Life, a Church Board of Trustees, Pastor-Parish Relations Committee, Worship Committee, and the Flowers and Paraments Committee.

Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Tracie Knox McKelvey of Pacolet; a son, Troy Knox of Jonesville; one granddaughter, Kayla Knox of Union; one grandson, Dustin McKelvey of Pacolet; five sisters: Ollie Chambers of Greer, Waleanor Kirby of Union, Judy Bright and husband J.D. of Union, Miriam Gregory of Jonesville, and Marilyn Sicay and husband George of Virginia; and three brothers: Lawrence “Buddy” Eaves of Union, James “Cotton” Eaves and wife Emily, and Wayne Eaves and wife Virginia.  She was predeceased by two sisters: Myrtle Kelly and Maynelle Jennings, and two brothers: Tom Eaves and Kenneth “Pinto” Eaves.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Foster’s Chapel United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Michael Walker, Rev. Glenn Ribelin, and Rev. Larry Hyder.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Keith Kirby, Doran Eaves, Derrill Eaves, James Bright, Jeffrey Bright, Tim Gregroy, Dallas Sicay, and Kenny Jennings.  The following are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers: John Young, Bo Ham, Albert Smith, Toney Farr, and Kenneth Adams.

Visitation will be held after the services in the church.

Memorials may be made to Foster’s Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 611, Union, SC, 29379.

Due to the illness of Mr. Weldon Knox, the family request visitors at the visitation only at Foster’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home

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