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Bernard Ballenger Sr.

formerly of Lyman, passed June 29, 2008. He was a member of Greater Bibleway Tabernacle Church, and a retired employee with J. P. Stevenson.

Survivors include three daughters, Nellie Maybin of Duncan, Lenora Ballenger of Greenville, and Jennie Nelson of Lyman; three sons, James Benson, of Greenville, and Bernard Ballenger Jr., of Lyman; two brothers, James A. Ballenger and Horace L. Ballenger of Lyman; eighteen grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Sullivan Bros. Mortuary Chapel with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with dove release. Online condolences may be sent to www.sullivanbrosmortuary.com.

Sullivan Bros. Mortuary Inc. of Greer is in charge of arrangements.