Jackie Elizabeth King Ersahin, 60 - Travelers Rest

Jackie Elizabeth King Ersahin, 60, passed away along with her great-grandson, Mael Elizah Blassingame, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at their home.

Born in Greenville County on June 6, 1954 she was a daughter of the late Charles Williams and Betty Joyce King Bruce. Mrs. Ersahin was formerly employed with Furman University, Dining Room Services, and was awarded Employee of the Year during her employment.

Surviving are her husband Kemal S. Ersahin; one son: Rodney Blassingame; two daughters: Chauncey Thompson, and Antrey Frazier (Stanley); two sisters: Terry McGowans (Robert), and Joyce Ford; four brothers: Roger King (Mary), Richard Bruce (Angie), Doug Bruce (Regina), and Daniel Bruce Yazmin; six grandchildren: Jamakah Blassingame, Rhemadi Thompson, Milana Thompson, Corbin Thompson, Josiah Frazier and Lilliana Blassingame; and one great-grandchild: Amir Blassingame.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary with visitation prior from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

The family is at 151 Lindsey Lake Rd., Travelers Rest, SC, 29690.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thehowzemortuary.com

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051/