Betty Alverson

Honea Path – Betty Gilmer Alverson, 86, formerly of Hammett St., died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at McCormick Rehab and Health.

Born in Anderson county, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Grady and Essie Wiggins Gilmer. She was a member of the Honea Path Church of God of Prophecy and was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas Pelham Alverson of Honea Path and Robert Dale Alverson (Julie) of Ware Shoals, a brother, Thomas Gilmer of Honea Path, a sister Mabel Shaw of Anderson, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Shirly Ann Blanton.

Funeral services will be held 2 P.M. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Crocker and Rev. Andrew Overby officiating. Private burial will follow in the Garden of Memories.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends from 1 to 2 P.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 Alexander St.,Greenwood,S.C.29646. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
  • Time: 2 P.M.
  • Place: Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel
  • Cemetery: Private
  • Visitation: 1 - 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service
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