Lurleen Eargle PDF Print E-mail

Lurleen Halfacre Eargle, 92, of Newberry, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Saluda Nursing Center.

Born on July 23, 1920, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Crenshaw B. and Essie Wilson Halfacre. She was a valedictorian graduate of St. Philip's School and attended Newberry College. Mrs. Eargle was a member of Colony Lutheran Church and was employed with Shawnee Manufacturing Company and Damon Manufacturing Company.

She is survived by a son, The Reverend Andrew David Eargle (wife, Janie Mayer Eargle) of Newberry; grandchildren, David Alan Eargle (wife, Sarah Jo Eargle) of Prosperity and Dee Ann Tickner (husband, Dave Tickner) of Fincastle, Virginia; great-grandchildren, Alana and Julia Eargle and Colin and Gabriella Tickner. Mrs. Eargle was predeceased by her husband of fifty years, Willie A. Eargle, a brother, Grady Lee Halfacre and a sister, Marian Halfacre Ruff.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, October 26, 2012, at Colony Lutheran Church by the Rev. Jerry Trantham. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Colony Lutheran Church, 48 Colony Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Leonard Halfacre, Phillip Epps, Mike Swygert, Vernon Hawkins, Simpson Eargle and Scottie Hawkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be the nurses and staff of Saluda Nursing Center.

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#11 Mac & Hazel Dominick 2012-10-27 17:23
Andrew David and family; our heart felt sorrow and love are with you at this time of grief.Praying God will wrap His arms around you at this time and comfort you.God has a time for us all and only He is able to say it is our time.We are sorry we did not know about Leene until y4esterday .We send our love at this time because of Jesus.All of our family send our heartfelt sympathy.
Mac ans Hazel, Mac Jr. and Dale Angela and Justin, Renee and Ke4n and Mary Lea and Cameron.
#10 Beth Setzler Merchan 2012-10-24 20:20
I am saddened at hearing of Lurleen's death. I always enjoyed being around her and Willie Andrew. It was always so much fun to go to Uncle "Kish"and Aunt Essie's with my Mom and Dad (Virgil and Edith)and hear all the talk and laughter. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
#9 Debbie Shealy 2012-10-24 19:24
Sincere condolences to your family. We will keep you in our prayers. Kenneth & Debbie Shealy
#8 Holly B. Wessinger 2012-10-24 17:18
So sorry to hear about Mrs. Lurleen! She was always so sweet to me when I was a child at Colony. I remember sharing the same birthday with her. Praying for you all!
Holly Bedenbaugh Wessinger
#7 Nadine Counts Amick 2012-10-24 16:19
Andrew David and family
Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother Have you and you family in our thoughts and praryers
Nadine Amick
#6 Billy & Edith Morris 2012-10-24 13:31
Our thoughts & prayers are with you at the loss of your Mother and Grandmother.
Billy & Edith Morris
St Lukes Lutheran Church
#5 Scott and Gena Roton 2012-10-24 10:09
We were so sorry to hear about Ms. Leen's passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May the warm and loving memories you have together bring you comfort in this very difficult time.
#4 Tracy Hawkins Fulmer 2012-10-24 09:27
Uncle Andrew David and Aunt Janie and family, So sorry to hear about Aunt Leen's death. She was a sweet lady and I will remember all the times we spent at the lake together. SHe we be missed but not forgotten. Love, Tracy, Mickey Beth and Michael Fulmer
#3 MaryEllen&Jim Sligh 2012-10-24 07:47
We are sorry to hear about your mother's death. Our prayers are with you. God Bless!
#2 Ashley Moore 2012-10-24 07:36
I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Leen! She was a wonderful part of my childhood that will remain with me forever! Love you guys!

Ashley (Eargle) Moore and Makayla
#1 Barbara & Larry Wise 2012-10-23 19:56
Andrew David and family,
We were so sorry to hear about Ms. Lurleen's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.