Board of Directors
Mr. Frank Clark
Frank retired after 49 years as an Architect. He founded his own firm in Charlotte, NC where he practiced for 10 years, and 35 years in Anderson, SC having completed over 100 buildings. He has served in the US Air Force as Air Base Architect, Elder in Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, President of the Anderson YMCA, Chairman of Anderson Heritage, Chairman of Anderson Development Corporation, Chairman of Christian Business Men’s Committee, and has served on Haven of Rest Board of Directors since 1993, having been Chairman seven times during these years. Frank is married to Beverly Bowie Clark who has provided him with constant love, happiness, hope and confidence for 56 years. They have one son Frank IV.
Mr. Johnny Ellison
Owner of Johnny Ellison Frame & Body Shop. Married to Elaine Ellison.
Mr. Woody Enderson
Woody Enderson is a retired FBI Agent, who served for 28 years and retired in 1999. At the time of his retirement, he served as the Inspector-in-Charge of the Southeast Bomb Task Force charged with investigating several deadly bombings throughout the southeast United States, including the bombing of Olympic Park in Atlanta during the Olympic games. Following his retirement, Woody and his wife June relocated to Anderson, SC, where they are members of Concord Baptist Church. Woody currently serves as a Sunday school teacher, and previously served as a deacon. He has served on the Haven of Rest Board for two years. He and June have been married 52 years and have two daughters.
Mr. David H Fant
David Fant is an Anderson native and a graduate of University of South Carolina. He has been a part of Lawrence and Brownlee Agency since 1985 and was a partner prior to becoming the sole owner in 2003. David and his wife Kathy Anderson Fant have two sons, and attend Concord Baptist Church where David serves as a deacon and in other ministries. David has a passion for others to know Christ and have the same hope in Jesus that he has in his own life. David serves on the committee for Young Life Ministries at Clemson University and works with pastors in Sierra Leon, Africa helping in their local ministries. David participated in the Self-Confrontation study several years ago, which is the curriculum that men are taught in the Haven of Rest program. He now serves at The Haven as a mentor and has been involved with the ministry throughout the years.
Mr. Chip Johnson
Owner of Pickens Railway. Married to Nancy Johnson.
Dr. Barry Maddox
Barry Maddox is a member of NewSpring Church and is honored to have the opportunity to serve on the board of the Haven of Rest. Barry and his wife Tammy of 23 years are blessed to share in the lives of 5 children and 4 grandchildren. Barry is a pediatrician and has practiced in Anderson for over 30 years. He is currently a partner in AnMed Health Pediatric Associates. Barry is a native of Easley, and graduate of Clemson University and MUSC.
Mr. William McCoy
Owner of F & S Surveyors and Engineers. Married to Ann McCoy.
Mrs. Elsie Newell
Elsie Newell has been teaching and writing Bible Studies for over forty years. She is the mother of three, grandmother of twelve, and great grandmother of two. She was married to Newton Newell for fifty three years before he passed away in 2013. She is a member of Christ Reformed Church. Elsie volunteers in the Haven Women’s Ministry program and is grateful for the time she has to learn with and mentor the women in the program.
Mrs. Elizabeth Parkins
Elizabeth Parkins is a retired teacher from Anderson School District 5 where she taught for 35 years. She graduated from Clemson University with BA and Masters of Education degrees. During this time she came to know the devastation that drug and alcohol addiction can cause as she worked with students and their families. Elizabeth now serves as a volunteer for the Haven of Rest Women’s Ministry as a teacher, mentor, and house volunteer. She and her husband Gordon attend and serve at NewSpring Church.
Mr. Rayford Prince
Rayford Prince and his wife June are owners of Princess Uniforms, which supplies nursing uniforms and medical supplies to retail stores throughout the United States. Rayford and June attend Grace United Methodist Church in Abbeville, SC, where they are involved in various ministries of the church. Rayford has served on the Haven of Rest Board for several years and is grateful to be involved with such a wonderful ministry.
Mr. Danny Walker
Danny Walker, and his wife Susan Stiles Walker (deceased), have 4 adult children. Danny is a former partner and current employee at Palmetto Insurance, and is also a partner at Growth360, LLC; Medicare Insurance Benefits, LLC, and Southern PaintCo, LLC. Danny is a member at GraceView Church, where he serves as Chairman of the Elders, Sunday morning Life Group teacher, and AWANA Commander. He also serves on the board of Women’s Life Fellowship, as well as the Anderson University College of Business Advisory Board Executive Committee. Danny and Susan were co-founders of Anderson Christian School where he served as Chairman of the Board. Danny is a graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Ga.
Mr. John Webber
John and his wife Fran have been married for 43 years and together they have five children, eleven grand children and fifteen great grand children. John and Fran have been members of Varennes Heights Baptist Church for 43 years, where John serves as a Sunday school teacher and church treasurer. Before retiring, John was employed by Owens Corning for 35 years, where he held numerous leadership positions from Shift Supervisor to Factory Operations Leader.