Obituaries
 
Quenten L. Loudermilk, 97, a resident at The Pearl at Five Forks in Simpsonville, SC passed away peacefully on July 18, 2020. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on July 13, 1923, he was the son of Winnie Landers and Paul Loudermilk. Quenten graduated from Demorest High before entering the Air Force in World War II. Quenten flew 37 missions in WWII as a rear turret gunner in a B-24 bomber including two combat missions in Normandy on D-Day. After the war, Quenten enrolled at Piedmont college where he was a student for 1 ½ years. He then moved to Michigan where he met his wife of 65 years, June Timreck, and they were married on September 11, 1954. Quenten worked for General Motors in Ypsilanti, Michigan for 30 years before retiring in 1986. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist church in Detroit, Michigan. Quenten enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. A devout Christian, devoted husband and loving father, he is survived by his wife June Loudermilk and their son and daughter-in-law Eric and Gwyn Loudermilk and their four grandchildren Katherine, Benjamin, Nicholas and Elizabeth Loudermilk all of Anderson, SC. Quenten had eight brothers and sisters. His deceased siblings include Kenneth Loudermilk, Kathleen Underwood, and Pauline Carrol. His five surviving siblings include Zadie Ovaline York of Mt. Airy GA, Dewitt Loudermilk of Mt. Airy GA, Paul Efford Loudermilk of Cornelia, GA, Louise Shirley of Turnersville, GA and Shirley Harper of Jonesboro, GA. Burial will be at the M.J.” Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson, South Carolina at 1:30 pm on Friday, July 24, 2020 with Chaplain Steve Cannon officiating followed by The US Air Force Military honors.