Near Taylors in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Methodist Men Memorial
Erected 1959 by Rev. Harold O, Mims.
Location. 34° 57.235′ N, 82° 18.032′ W. Marker is near Taylors, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on St. Marks Rd. (County Route 23-261), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 911 St Marks Rd., Taylors SC 29687, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilreath's Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chick Springs (approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Suber's Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); William Preston Few (1867-1940) (approx. 3.5 miles away); O'Neal Village (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rev. James R. Rosemond (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mike Garfield (approx. 3.8 miles away); Spring-Wood Park (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Dam for Reservoir 2 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Worth Barnett Overpass (approx. 4.2 miles away).
Regarding Methodist Men Memorial. In the late 1860s , a small group of
In 1877, the church leaders saw the need for a permanent gathering place. Sacrificing many personal needs, they contributed the money needed to purchase 14 acres on what would later become St. Mark Road. The deed was recorded November 31, 1877, and signed by church Trustee Board members. (Excerpt from http://www.stmarktaylorssc.com/templates/System/details.asp?id=34282&PID=332601)
Also see . . . St. Mark United Methodist Church. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.)
1. Rev. Harold O. Mims, Sr., Obituary
The Rev. Harold O. Mims Sr., 93, of Piedmont, died Apr. 15, 2004.
Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Oscar and Ethel Williams Mims, and was the husband of Mrs. Evangeline Sewell Mims.
He was a United Methodist Minister serving churches in South Carolina. He retired from the ministry at Bethlehem in 1989.
In education, he served Sterling
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Harold O. Mims Jr.; two grandchildren; four sisters, Areatha Andrews of Greenville, Helen Turner of Gary, IN, Hattie Jackson of Albany, NY, and Vernelle Alston (J.O.) of Newport News, VA.
Funeral services were held Apr. 20 at John Wesley United Methodist Church.
— Submitted February 4, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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