Jeter Chapel

List of Obituaries of Members of the South Carolina Jeters that are decendants of James and Mary Crosby Jeter.

  • Harry McShane Jeter

    Marry McShane Jeter, 75, of Columbia, died Sunday, March 27, 2022, after a brief hospitalization. Born November 14, 1946, in Winnsboro, SC, he was a son of the late William Gist and Lula Coleman Jeter.

    Mr. Jeter was a US Army veteran who honorably served his country during the Vietnam War. Following his active military service, Mr. Jeter served in the US Army Reserves and retired as a Master Sergeant after 25 years. He was employed as a letter carrier with the USPS for 37 years until his retirement in 2021. He was a former member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) and was an active member of both the Jeter and the Coleman-Feaster-Mobley Family Associations. Mr. Jeter enjoyed family genealogy, US history, Jeopardy, and being involved in family life. His greatest legacy will be as a husband, father, and grandfather (Pop).

  • Guy Wilburn Jeter

    Guy Wilburn Jeter

    Guy Jeter Mt. Pleasant - Guy Wilburn Jeter, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed on January 19, 2021, after a 19-year battle with Parkinson's disease. Guy, the son of the late John McDow Jeter and Eunice Wilburn Jeter, was born in Union, SC on March 18, 1948.

    He graduated from Union High School and then received his BA in English from Davidson College. Guy is survived by his wife and soul mate of 50 years, Deborah Williams Jeter of Mount Pleasant, and children who deeply loved him, Cecelia Jeter McPhail and her husband, Fred, of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Guy Wilburn Jeter, Jr. of Okinawa, Japan. In addition, Guy leaves two granddaughters who adored their Papa, Grace and Miriam McPhail; his brother, John McDow Jeter, Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Richmond, Virginia; and his sister, Susan Palmer Jeter, and her husband, Alan Adler, of Topanga, California. Guy was beloved as a brother by his in-laws and as Uncle Guy to his nieces and nephews.

  • Manning "Tom" Thomas Jeter III

    Manning Thomas Jeter III

    Manning Thomas “Tom” Jeter III, age 75, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021. A visitation for family and friends of Tom will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM in Porter Chapel at First Baptist Church, 212 12th St, Columbus, Georgia 31901, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM. Tom will be laid to rest in Parkhill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Rd, Columbus, Georgia.

    Tom was born October 30, 1946 in Montgomery, Alabama; the son of Manning Thomas Jeter, Jr. and Mary Louise Loard Jeter. Tom graduated from Auburn University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and later a Master of Public Administration. At Auburn, Tom was a member of the ROTC and Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army as a Ranger achieving the rank of Captain. Tom was a Viet Nam Veteran. He was hired on January 19, 1976 by the US Secret Service. He rose through the ranks of the agency to become the Senior Resident Agent of the Savannah Resident office. Tom retired in 2001 and currently worked as an Independent Contractor doing background checks and security clearances for the US Secret Service and the US Department of State.

  • James "Jim" Parham Jeter

    James Parham Jeter (Jim), 93, a resident of Crowfields, passed away on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, at Givens Health Center.

    A native of Aurora, NC, he was the son of the late Robert Russell Jeter and Blanche Redditt Jeter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Eugenia Boone Jeter, and son-in-law, Chris Metzger.

    Upon graduation from the University of Richmond, Jim was commissioned in the Air Force and was stationed in Texas and London, England while on active duty. He remained in the Air Force Reserve for the remainder of his 30-year career, retiring as a Colonel. In parallel, Jim enjoyed a successful management career at Marsh McLennan in Greenville, SC. He also had a passion for genealogy and created quite an extensive library of family history.

  • James Thomas "Jay" Jeter III

    James Thomas Jeter III

    Spartanburg – James Thomas “Jay” Jeter III, 74, husband of Mary Linda Burnett Jeter, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Jay fought a long and courageous battle with cancer.

    A native of Whitmire, SC, he was the son of the late C.B. Jeter, Sr. and Evelyn Suber Jeter of Whitmire, SC. He graduated from Whitmire High School in 1964 as Salutatorian. Then Jay attended Furman University where he graduated with honors and a BA in Economics and Business. In 1978 he graduated from Winthrop University with a M. ED. He taught math at Union High School, 1973-1978; and then at Spartanburg High School, 1978 – 2010.

    He served in the S.C. Army National Guard for six years and was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

  • Eugenia Jeter

    Eugenia Boone Jeter, 90, a resident of Crowfields, passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Givens Health Center.

    A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Roberts H. and Maria Crymes Boone. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Joanne Boone Byrd, and husband, Sam; brothers, James Boone, and wives Sara Margaret James Boone and Mildred Rogers Burrell Boone, Joseph Boone, and wife, Bertha, Allen Boone, and William Martin Boone, and wife, Quinn, and son-in-law, Chris Metzger.

  • Barbara Jeter

    Rock Hill, South Carolina - Barbara Evelyn Jeter, age 84, died on October 19, 2020. She was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    She was predeceased by her parents Paul and Evelyn Jeter, her brother Paul Jeter, and her brother-in-law, Jack Smith.

    Barbara graduated from Union High School and Winthrop College. Following in the footsteps of her parents, she pursued a career in public education as an elementary school teacher. She taught in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Jack M. Smith

    Jack M SmithCOLUMBIA - A memorial service for Jack M. Smith will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, August 1 at First Presbyterian Church with The Rev. Dr. William Bouknight and the Rev. Bryan Bult officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in Jackson Hall. A private committal service will be held at a later date. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.

    Dr. Smith passed away on July 27, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Thelma Smith, as well as his brother Lawrence Smith. He was born on August 6, 1935 in Florence, SC, where he also grew up. He was a 1953 graduate of McClenaghan High School, where he exceled in athletics and academics. He was awarded an academic scholarship to study at Wofford College, where he was President of his senior class, a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, and a member of the Senior Order of Gnomes. He graduated in 1957, after which he entered the Medical College of South Carolina. Upon being awarded the Doctor of Medicine degree in 1961, he interned in Charleston and served for two years as a staff surgeon for the US Army Weapons Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1969, following which he entered practice with Drs. Ledyard and Paysinger in Columbia. Dr. Smith served as an accomplished, compassionate neurosurgeon from 1969 to 2000.

  • Clarence Calhoun Jeter, Jr.

    Clarence Calhoun Jeter, Jr.

    North Augusta, SC—Funeral Services for Mr. Clarence C. Jeter, Jr., 83, who entered into rest January 12, 2019, will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. Randall L. Haase, Dr. John M. Younginer, Jr., and Dr. T. Joseph Lusk officiating.

    Mr. Jeter was a native of Spartanburg, SC, raised in the Panama Canal Zone because of his father’s employment and had made North Augusta his home for the past 68 years. He was a graduate of Carlisle Military Academy, Augusta College and received a Masters Degree from Georgia Southern University. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where he had served as the Business Administrator, Chairman of the Council of Ministries and Nuturing Ministries and a Sunday School Teacher. Mr. Jeter was a Veteran of the US Air Force and had served as President of the North Augusta Elementary School PTA as well as President of the North Augusta Area PTA Council and Treasurer of the Community Ministries of North Augusta.

  • Clarence Augustus (Gus) Jeter, III

    Clarence Augustus (Gus) Jeter, III

    Spartanburg - Clarence Augustus (Gus) Jeter, III, age 77, passed away at his home in Spartanburg, South Carolina on November 14, 2018. Gus, the son of Clarence Augustus (Gus) Jeter Jr. and Margaret Frances (Sis) Roper Jeter Gilliam, was born in Carlisle, South Carolina on December 5, 1940. 

    Gus was a loving husband, stepfather, brother, and uncle to his family and was a steadfast friend to all who had the pleasure to know him. He was a graduate of the 1958 Union High School class and his beloved Citadel in 1963, where he received a B.A. in Liberal Arts. After college, he served in the U.S. Army and then as a Company Commander for the U.S. Army Reserves in Union, South Carolina. He worked for several years at Milliken & Company in various management roles. In 1971, Gus began working in the investments and brokerage industry and was a Financial Advisor for more than 45 years. He was dedicated to his clients and colleagues throughout his very successful and distinguished career and made a positive impact on many people's lives. 

  • Paul Hamilton (Buzzy) Jeter III

    Paul Hamilton (Buzzy) Jeter III

    Paul Hamilton Jeter, III, age 73, was welcomed into his heavenly home July 8, 2018.  He was born in Rock Hill, SC.  He was the son of Paul and Evelyn Jeter and grew up in Union, SC.  He earned the rank of Eagle Scout while in high school and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1967. 

    Mr. Jeter began his career as a teacher and guidance counselor at Alcorn Middle School.  In 1974, he became assistant principal at Oak Grove Elementary School in Lexington, SC and remained there until his retirement in 1997.  Mr. Jeter enjoyed a lifelong hobby as a collector and dealer of antiques, specializing in South Carolina pottery, bottles, and postcards.  He co-authored Columbia’s Past in Glass in 1976 and authored SC Beverage Bottles 1880 - 1980 in 1986.