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Services

Anna Pabst Matthews

Sept. 8, 1948 ~ July 9, 2019

Services will be held: July 20, 2019

Wiley Max Altman, Sr.

September 14, 1932 ~ July 14, 2019

Services will be held: July 18, 2019

Mark Wilson

August 30, 1960 ~ July 13, 2019

Services will be held: July 17, 2019

Lloyd Douglas Jones

March 17, 1945 ~ July 12, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Martha “Anne” Garner

May 11, 1943 ~ July 11, 2019

Services will be held: July 14, 2019

Linda Golden Brown

November 29, 1944 ~ July 10, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Edward “Ed” Wesley Padfield, Jr.

July 29, 1942 ~ July 8, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

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Lindsay H. Rush

August 19, 1927 ~ June 26, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

Carol Ondracek



August 25, 1946 ~ May 3, 2019

Carol Ondracek, 72, of Gaylord, Michigan, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 in Columbia, SC.

Carol was born on August 25, 1946 in Durham, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Leonard and Thelma Stevens Ford. She married the love of her life, Joseph, on August 3, 1968.

She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, traveling, gardening, and cooking. In recent years, she was a snowbird between her beloved home in Michigan during the summer and her daughter and son-in-law’s home in South Carolina during the winter. Spending time with her grandchildren was her greatest joy. A devoted Catholic woman, she prayed the rosary daily.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Ondracek; daughter, Andrea (Ed) Gatzke; grandchildren, Andrew and Elise Gatzke; and siblings, Ann Lindsey, Jean Crawford, Brenda Kelhe, Stephen Ford, and Roger Ford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Al, Leonard, and Gerald Ford, as well as her sisters, Evelyn Benoit and Peggy Beane.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Ondracek will be held 10 o’clock in the morning, Monday, May 6th, at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 306 N. Pines Road, Blythewood, SC with Rev. Msgr. James L. LeBlanc officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.

A visitation will be held from 5 until 7 o’clock in the evening, Tuesday, May 7th, at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 1200 Benson Road, Garner, NC. A funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, Wednesday, May 8th at the funeral home with Deacon Mike Alig officiating. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be said at Pinecrest Memorial Park Mausoleum immediately following the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL, 35210.

Memories and condolences may be shared at ShivesFuneralHome.com or Bryan-LeeFuneralHome.com


Visitation

May 7, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner
1200 Benson Rd., Garner, NC 27529

Service

May 8, 2019

3:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner
1200 Benson Rd., Garner, NC 27529

Entombment to follow in Pinecrest Memorial Park, Clayton.

Guestbook

  1. George Morris

    You were such a joy to be around when you and Joe visited Jean here in Garner.Her quick wit and smile were always ready with a how are you.She alway enjoyed revisiting the past with us and laughing at something that happened 30 or more years ago.Laughter was just one of the wonderful traits she possessed. Rest In Peace my friend and we will meet again in a better place.May God be with all of your family and friends. Your smile will never be forgotten

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