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9/17/2021 4:24 PM

​GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc. celebrates the life and legacy of Mr. Robert “Bob” Beasley. Mr. Beasley served in community action for over 30 years, from June 1966 through May 1999. He first served as the Executive Director of the Laurens County community action agency, but became the Deputy Director of GLEAMNS when the Laurens County Agency merged with the other GLEAMNS Counties. Mr. Beasley later served as Executive Director of GLEAMNS, until 1999.

GLEAMNS Executive Assistant Emeritus, Vanessa Frazier, remembers Mr. Beasley as “a mentor, great supervisor, and friend. He was a dynamic, intelligent, hardworking man who invested most of his life in humanitarian works. He touched the lives of so many vulnerable and under-privileged families within the counties served by GLEAMNS.”
Funeral Services are as follows:
When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Time: 11:00am
Location: Beasley Funeral Home, Inc. - Beasley Funeral Home, Inc.
395 South Harper Street Ext.
Laurens, South Carolina 29630
Phone: 864-984-4505
The GLEAMNS Family extends our condolences to the Beasley family and all those touched by Mr. Beasley’s legacy.
  
3/6/2021 4:32 PM

Former GLEAMNS headstart employee passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021, Ann Holiday

funeral arrangements​:

Service will be March 10, 2021 at 2pm at Poplar Spring AME Church Laurens SCervice will be March 10, 2021 at 2pm at Poplar Spring AME Church Laurens SC

  
2/4/2021 7:14 PM

GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc. celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Milton Kimpson, October 1, 1930 – January 30, 2021. Dr. Kimpson admirably served as Interim Executive Director of GLEAMNS from 2000 - 2002.

GLEAMNS staff remember Dr. Kimpson as “an exceptional leader who was very respectful to everyone. He carried himself, always, with a very positive attitude that rubbed off on others.”

From the cotton fields of Calhoun County, SC, to the cabinet of the Governor of the State of South Carolina, Dr. Kimpson traveled a path of great achievement and service to his State, family, community, and fellow man.

Dr. Kimpson’s obituary, as well as information regarding his services, may be found at https://leevy.com/obituary/dr-milton-kimpson/​ courtesy of Leevy’s Funeral Home. The attached photo is courtesy of Leevy’s Funeral Home.

The GLEAMNS Family extends our condolences to the Kimpson family and all those touched by Dr. Kimpson’s legacy.

  
2/1/2021 10:36 AM

Our condolences are extended to Marlana Childs, Early Head Start Teacher, whose mother-in-law, Ms. Sarah Childs, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.  A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Oakbrook Memorial. Robinson & Son Mortuary of Greenwood, SC is in charge of arrangements.  

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11/18/2020 3:41 PM

Helen Wideman-McDaniel ​Sister of James Wideman of the North Hodges Head Start Center. She Passed at her home on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 Surrounded by her family. Other Information Attached.

  
11/5/2020 12:30 PM

​Ms. Sandy Bussey, Early Head Start Teacher, lost her sister Mrs. Caroline West.  Mrs. Caroline West was also the grandmother of Ms. Breanna Bussey, Early Head Start Teacher. Funeral services for Mrs. Caroline West will be Friday, November 6, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., at Sunset Gardens Memorial in Johnston, SC.

  
11/2/2020 1:14 PM

Jean Ducharme, Sister-in-Law of Phyllis Gardner, passed away on August 15, 2020. A celebration of life will be

held on September 12th in Windsor, Vt.
  
10/2/2020 9:45 PM

Our condolences are extended to Michelle Black, Early Head Start Teacher, whose grandmother, Ms. Dorothy Ashley, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020.  A private graveside service will be held for the family. Parker-White-Pruitt Funeral Home of Honea Path, SC is in charge of arrangements.  Please join us in sending your condolences to Ms. Michelle Black and her family.​

  
9/30/2020 9:27 AM

​Mr. John Salley, brother-in-law of Isabell Salley (Center Coordinator, Batesburg-Leesville Head Start Center) passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2020 at 11:00am at Darian Baptist Church in Pelion, SC.

  
9/29/2020 10:21 AM

​Mr. Frank Fullenwider, Husband of Kathy Buckson-Fullenwider, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020.  Grveside services will be 11am Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Mt. Pleaseant Baptist Church in Inamn, SC.

  
9/25/2020 1:49 PM

Ms. ​Belinda T. Mims, Mother of Whitney Mims, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Graveside servies were held for immediate family. Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv.com.

  
9/25/2020 1:48 PM

​Our condolences are extended to Cynthia Cannon, Early Head Start Teacher, whose brother, Mr. George A. Wallace, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Graveside services will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Wateree A.M.E. Church in Saluda, SC at 2:00 p.m.  Pratt Funeral Home of Newberry, SC is in charge of arrangements.  Please join us in sending your condolences to Mrs. Cynthia Cannon and her family.

  
9/17/2020 8:01 PM

Our condolences are extended to Annie Burton (Greenwood CSBG Case Manager)

Mr. Roosevelt Boyd, Brother of Annie Burton, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Abbeville, SC.
  
9/8/2020 5:51 PM

Commissioner Zebbie Goudelock admirably represented Newberry County on the GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission Board of Commissioners for over 11 years.  Mr. Goudelock’s tenure on the GLEAMNS Board was both in representation of the Private and Low-Income sectors of Newberry County.   
With varying interests, Mr. Goudelock served on a number of GLEAMNS Board committees.  His understanding of process and procedures made him an effective member of the Board Bylaws Committee.  He worked diligently to update needed provisions to ensure Board accountability and governance.  He was also a member of the Human Resources Committee.  His calm spirit and demeanor set the appropriate tone for resolving complicated employee matters or ensuring appropriate employee benefits.   He last served on the GLEAMNS New Revenue Committee, a committee charged with helping the Board identify and pursue small fundraising ventures.
Betty Boles, Greenwood City Councilwoman and Chair of the GLEAMNS Board of Commissioners, reflects upon Commissioner Goudelock’s “willingness, always, to serve.”  “Whenever he was needed, wherever he could assist, he was ready and he was willing to serve.” 
Shunna Jeter, GLEAMNS CEO, recalls Mr. Goudelock as “one of the nicest people you can ever meet.”  “His words were always encouraging and his support unwavering.  Mr. Goudelock had a heart for people, especially young people, and it was reflected in his action.” 
Commissioner Goudelock’s soft presence and welcoming demeanor will truly be missed on the GLEAMNS Board of Commissioners.  We keep his wife, Ms. Alvena, and his host of family and friends in our prayers.  We pray all who knew and loved him find comfort in knowing “to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.”

https://www.wilsonfuneralhomeofnewberry.com/obituary/CouncilmanZebbieD-Goudelock

 

  
8/31/2020 9:46 AM

Our Condolences to the Roxie Dilleshaw ​in the passing of father.Michael Dilleshaw 65, of Elberton, died Friday, August 21, 2020​

  
8/31/2020 9:35 AM

It is with a heavy heart that I notify you of the passing of Mrs. Josephine Patton, wife of GLEAMNS immediate past CEO Dr. Joseph Patton.  As we understand it, Mrs. Patton passed away last evening.  We will notify you of any service information made available to us to share.  Please join us in lifting Dr. Patton and his family in prayer​

  
8/24/2020 12:09 AM

​Our condolences are extended to Felicia Rhynes, Early Head Start Case Worker, whose grandfather, Mr. Julian Anderson, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Pleasant Lane Baptist Church in Edgefield, SC at 11:00 a.m.  Butler and Sons Funeral Home of Saluda, SC is in charge of arrangements.  Please join us in sending your condolences to Mrs. Rhynes and her family.

  
8/21/2020 8:07 PM

​Our condolences are extended to Selma Talbert, Early Head Start Case Worker, whose mother, Mrs. Mary J. Smith, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020.  Services will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel in Edgefield, SC at 11:00 a.m.  Please join us in sending your condolences to Ms. Talbert and her family.

  
8/20/2020 10:59 AM

Our deepest sympathies are extended to Mr. James Wideman, Maintenance Specialist whose mother, Mrs. Alice Wideman passed on yesterday.  Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Plans are incomplete at this time.  Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

  
8/19/2020 10:08 PM

Ms. Rosa Helen Toland entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, South Carolina. Helen was employed at Gleamns Head Start in Columbia, South Carolina.

VIEWING
Friday
August 21, 2020
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Myers Mortuary & Cremation Services
2624 Alpine Road
Columbia, SC 29223
 
GRAVESIDE SERVICE
Saturday
August 22, 2020
10:00 AM
Memorial Gardens of Columbia
9301 Wilson Blvd
Columbia, SC 29203
  
7/28/2020 2:53 PM

​Our condolences are extended to Anthony Oliver. GLEAMNS Security Receptionist, whose stepfather, Mr. Leroy Wims, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020.  Services will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Brook Memorial in Greenwood at 12:00 noon.  Please join us in sending your condolences to Mr. Oliver and his family.

  
7/28/2020 9:38 AM

Ms. Pauline Massey, grandmother of Ambra Drummond, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Her funeral will be Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 2 pm. It will be held at Beaverdam Baptist Church in Enoree, SC.

  
1/7/2020 9:57 AM

​Our Condolences are extended out Ms. Tracy Baldwin ( Assistant Disabilities/ Mental Health Liason for GLEAMNS Head Start Program ) whose daughter, Ashante N. Baldwin passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The family is at the home of her mother, 107 Dalewood St., Hodges, SC. The services will be announced by Walker Funeral Home, McCormick, SC.

  
11/14/2019 9:22 AM

Our condolences are extended out to Mr. Ronald Forrest (Activity Coordinator, Brewer Community Complex) whose mother passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019.  Funeral services will be 11:00am, Friday, November 15, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Ninety Six, SC.  The family will receive friends at 10:00am until the hour of the service.  Burial will follow in Enoree Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family is at the home, 102 Posey St., Greenwood, SC.

  
10/25/2019 8:39 AM

Patricia Salley, sister in law to Isabel Salley, passed on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Service is planned for Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 p.m. at Darian Baptist Church in Pelion, SC. W.B. Crumel Funeral Home in North, SC is assisting the family with final arrangements.

  
10/8/2019 3:36 PM

​LaDoris Turner Mother of Kevin Turner (Records Clerk at Brewer Center) who passed on Wed. Oct 2 

The family will receive friends from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Chapel of Robinson & Son Mortuary, Inc. Funeral services and burial will follow later in the week in Butler, Alabama. The family is at the home. Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv.com. Arrangements are being handled by Robinson & Son Mortuary, Inc. and Studdard Funeral Home in Butler, Alabama.
  
9/23/2019 4:41 PM

​Mrs. Lizzie Mae Bryson Herbert, mother of CSBG Intake Specialist Ms. Vergia Mgbo, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Saint Francis Hospital Downtown in Greenville, S.C.  Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Mae Bryson Herbert will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Flatt Ruff Baptist Church in Gray Court, S.C.

For additional details see link below:

  
9/23/2019 4:20 PM

​Ms. Betty Lee Arflin Gambrell, grandmother of Human Resources Specialist Emily Poore, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Rainey Hospice House.  Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday at Friendship Baptist Church.

For additional details see link below:

 
 
 
  
9/13/2019 4:36 PM
Mr. Willie Lee Boyd, father of Teacher Assistant Amelia Sheard at North Hodges, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019.  His funeral will be Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Hopewell Baptist Church, 6526 Neely Ferry Road in Laurens, SC. The funeral home in charge is Beasley Funeral Home in Laurens, SC.
  
8/9/2019 9:32 AM

​Mr. Joesph Hazel's (GLEAMNS Weatherization Director) brother-in-law passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.  Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday August 10, 2019, at The Harley Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, SC.  Burial will be held at 3:00 pm at the Greenwood Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends before service from 1:00-2:00 pm at the funeral home.  The Family will be at the stepmother's home, Gail, 250 Penn Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.

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