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Mary Ann Moss
Retired anesthesiologist
Mary Ann Blackwell Moss, 69, formerly of Blacksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, in Brian Center, Columbia.
A native of Blacksburg, she was the widow of Harold Woodrow Moss and daughter of the late Marvin Lawrence Blackwell and the late Isabelle Mary White Blackwell. She was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and a retired anesthesiologist from Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She along with Dr. Harwood founded an anesthesia school in Columbia in 1972.
Mrs. Moss was Mrs. South Carolina Baptist Hospital in 1953 and was very dedicated and loyal to the medical professional. She worked at Spartanburg Regional in labor and delivery for 25 years until her retirement.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, H.C. Blackwell.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie Durham Robinson of Lexington; a son, Ralph (Mac) McIver Durham of Columbia; three grandchildren; a brother, Marvin L. Blackwell Jr. of Spartanburg; and a sister, Rachel Jane McCartha Carpenter of Blacksburg.
Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Buffalo Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Marshall Foster. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
The family will receive friends today from 1-2 p.m. at the church and at other times they will be at their respective homes.
Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, 133 Bridges Rd., Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary, Blacksburg.
 

Margie S. Carpenter
Longtime sales clerk
Margie Stroup Wright Carpenter, 79, of 309 E. Fairview Ave., died today, Oct. 9, 2002, at her residence.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of J. Wilmon Wright and James Leburn Carpenter and daughter of the late Thomas Elzie Stroup and the late Minnie Spencer Stroup.
Mrs. Carpenter was a sales clerk for 45 years at various stores on Main Street in Gaffney and was a Red Cross and Mental Health Association volunteer. She was a former member of Cliffside Baptist Church and was a member of Draytonville Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years, prayer group leader and a member of the senior citizens group.
Surviving are three sisters, Minnie Pearl Potter, Sue Hamrick, both of Gaffney, and June Davis of Cliffside; a step-daughter, Jane Waddell of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and five step-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Draytonville Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Todd Braswell and Robert Ivey. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Cliffside Baptist Church Sunday School Class and Prayer Group.
The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Draytonville Baptist Church, 179 Draytonville Church Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or Cliffside Baptist Church Building Fund; or Hospice Care of S.C., 407 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Laura M. Sarratt
Retired from Wal-Mart and Oxford Industries
Laura Minerva Sarratt, 90, of 653 Ellis Ferry Rd., died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Noble Lucius Sarratt and the late Willie Missouri Jolley Sarratt. She retired from Wal-Mart after 20 years of service, working for the last few years as a greeter. She was also a retired supervisor at Oxford Industries and was a member of Grassy Pond Baptist Church.
Surviving are a sister, Maggie R. Sarratt, of the home and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Miss Sarratt was preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel S. Blanton, Jewel S. Sarratt and Minnie Ozelia Sarratt, and two brothers, Hillary Eugene Sarratt and Quenton Sarratt.
Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Grassy Pond Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Roger Aycock. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.
Pallbearers will be Sidney Lemmons, L.C. Sarratt, Tim Wyatt, W.H. McCraw Jr. and Osborne Lemmons.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Geraldine J. Smith
Services for Geraldine J. Smith, 52, of 507 S. Oliver St., widow of John Marion Smith, will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, conducted by the Revs. Heyward Boyd Sr., J.C. O’Neal, Roderick Oglesby and Minister Vincent Logan. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Body will be placed in the church Friday at 2 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Daniels, Frankie Webster, Corey robinson, Darryle Douglas, Clinton Rodgers and Jacquin Jefferies.
Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Mayberry, George Logan, Jake Jefferies, Donald Banks and Steve Littlejohn.
Flower bearers will be LaShawn Boyd, Carla Tanner, Minnie Ellis, Annie Crosby, Mino Smith, Virginia Brown, Mary Tate, Andrienne Jefferies, Leslie Rainey, Pam Henderson and Ashley Stevenson.
The family is at the home of Russell Smith Sr., 111 Carter Heights Dr., Gaffney.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Malvin D. Spencer
Malvin Davis Spencer, formerly of 616 W. Smith St., died today, April 16, 2003, at Peachtree Centre.
Arrangements are incomplete. White Columns Funeral Service is in charge.

Dewey Martin
World War II veteran
CHESNEE – Robert Dewey Martin, 83, of 8060 Parris Bridge Rd., died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at his residence.
A native of Spartanburg County, he was the husband of Mary Frances Wilson Martin of the home and son of the late Von Derald Martin and Nettie Mae Ridings Martin. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a farmer and also owner of Dewey Martin’s Tire Service in Chesnee for 12 years. He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church and American Legion Post No. 48.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sandra Harris of Chesnee and Nancy Clary of Gaffney; three sons, Ralph Dean Wilson and Johnny burke, both of Chesnee, and Mike Burke of Spartanburg; four sisters, Lois Thomas of Spartanburg, Ruby Whitlock and Tina Sawyer, both of Campobello, and Judy Price of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, J.D. Martin and Jerry Martin, both of California; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Eggers Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Revs. Fae Walker, Eddie Cooper and Tommy Bailey. Burial will be in Springhill Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Eggers Funeral Home, Chesnee.

Justice B. Jackson
Justice Blake Jackson, 4, of 313 Green River Rd., died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Mitchel (Mitch) Wayne Jackson and Christina (Crissy) Guy Jackson. He was a member of Restoration Church.
Also surviving are two brothers, Jerred Jackson and Isaac Jackson of the home; paternal grandparents, Mitchel and Gloria Jackson of Gaffney; paternal great-grandmother, Jackie Allison of St. Simon Island, Ga.; paternal great-grandparents, James and Marie Parker of Gaffney; maternal grandfather, Kevin Guy of Shelby; maternal grandmother, Cathy Franklin of Gaffney; maternal step-grandfather, Don Franklin of Gaffney; maternal great-grandmother, Ann Guy of Gaffney; and maternal great-grandparents, Floyd and Lillian Gordon of Gaffney.
He was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandfather, Ted Guy.
The family is at the home of Floyd and Lillian Gordon, 324 Macedonia Rd.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary.

Betty Shippy
Cherokee County native
Betty Jean Shippy, 69, of 108 Lincoln Dr. in Gaf-fney, died Sunday, June 1 at 6:30 a.m. in the Mission St. Joseph Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
A native of Cherokee Co., she was the daughter of the late Adam B. Littlejohn and the late Bessie Hoey Littlejohn. She was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Suzette Harris of Henrietta, N.C. and Varett Shippy of Gaffney; four sons, Roger Shippy of Norwalk, Conn., James Shippy, Tim Shippy and Patrick Shippy of the home; two sisters, Marilyn Littlejohn and Carolyn Proctor of Gaffney; two brothers, Willie James Littlejohn and Robert Littlejohn of Gaffney; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

John Reynolds
U.S. Air Force vet
John Dee Reynolds, 66, of 753 Worth Green River Road, died Thursday, May 29, 2003 after a brief illness.
A native of Cherokee Co., he was the son of the late John Reynolds Sr. and Annie Bowen Reynolds.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired textile employee. He was a member of Piedmont Baptist Church.
He is survived by a daughter, DeAnna Marie Simon of Inman; a stepson, Michael Lee Hoyle of Harris, N.C.; a sister, Annie Pearl Dixon of Lake Bowen; a brother, Roland Reynolds of Chesnee; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Eggers Funeral Chapel in Chesnee, with the Rev. Larry Fleming officiating.
Burial will follow in Springhill Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the home of his daughter, 10-A Amos St., Inman.
Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, S.C. 29615.

Hugh Maloney
Sharon native
MT. HOLLY, N.C. — Hugh Austin Maloney, 94, of 451 Holly Circle, Mt. Holly, N.C., died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at home.
A native of Sharon, S.C., he was the widower of Geneva Martin Maloney and son of the late Will and Vistula Plexico Maloney.
He was a member of First A.R.P. Church, Rock Hill, S.C.; and was retired from Rock Hill Printing.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Miriam M. and Bobby Goforth of Mt. Holly, N.C.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John Martin.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at White Columns-Blacksburg.
A celebration of life service will be held Tuesday, June 3, 2003, 2 p.m., graveside at Mountain View Cemetery, Blacksburg, with the Rev. Jim McClurkin officiating.
Memorials may be made to: Gaston Hospice, 258 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, N.C. 28054.
White Columns-Blacksburg is serving the Maloney family.

Loma Hamrick
Retired textile worker
Loma (Omie) Hamrick, 86, of 207 Wilbur St. in Blacksburg, died Sunday, June 1, 2003 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Rutherford Co., she was the widow of Paul James Hamrick, and the daughter of the late Archie Yelton and the late Sarah Wright Yelton.
She was a retired textile worker and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Charles James Hamrick of Cowpens and William Paul Hamrick of Blacksburg; four daughters, Bonnie Jean Hamrick, Patricia Childers, and Janice Childers, all of Blacksburg, and Lillie Martin of Gaffney; 27 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchilren.
The family is at 207 Wilbur St. in Blacksburg.
Gordon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Upton
WWII Veteran
Frank Melvin Upton, 86, of Brookview HealthCare Center, Gaffney, died Thursday, May 29, 2003 at home.
Born in Alderson, W. Va., he was the son of the late Frank R. Upton and the late Mamie Thomas Upton.
He was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Corp.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by three sisters, Lucille Upton of Alderson, W.Va., Elizabeth Propes of Norfolk, W. Va., and Rosalie Stennett of Greenville, W. Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Frederick Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Betty Gentry officiating.Visitation will follow at the cemetery.
The family members are at their respective homes.

William H. Bell
Graveside services for William Hall Bell of Sour Lake, Texas, will be held Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Blacksburg.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Hall W. and Lois Sanders Bell who resided in Blacksburg. He attended Blacksburg High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a member of the VFW and the Eagles' Club of Gilchrist, Texas.
Surviving are a son, William Joseph Bell of Battleboro, Vermont; two brothers, David W. Bell of Sour Lake and Dale E. Bell of Lynchburg, Va.; a sister, Barbara Clark of Virginia Beach, Va.; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

Francis B. Grubb Sr.
Retired U.S. Navy captain
Francis Bunyan Grubb Sr., 86, of Stafford, Va., died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Grubb was a retired U.S. Navy captain, having served during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a 1939 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a member of Mount Ararat Baptist Church in Stafford.
Surviving are his wife, Anne Grubb; two sons, Francis Bunyan Grubb Jr. of Summerville and John Michael Grubb of Stafford; two daughters, Margo Grubb Agee and Diane Grubb Stringer, both of Stafford; a sister, Eugenia Davenport of Ohio; several grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Mr. Grubb was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a sister.
Services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Mount Ararat Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Aubrey D. Whitten Jr. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Mount Ararat Baptist Church Building Fund, 65 Toluca Rd., Stafford, Va., 22554.
Arrangements by Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. (Courtesy of Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.)

Bobbie S. Brown
Gaffney native
Bobbie Helen Simmons Brown, 76, of 400 Webber Rd., formerly of 4 Buckthorn Rd., Spartanburg, died Wednesday, June 4, 2003.
Mrs. Brown was born March 9, 1927, in Gaffney, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late George Overton Simmons, Sr. and Erlene Martin Simmons. She was the widow of John Ashmore Brown, Sr., who preceded her in death June 27, 1991. Mrs. Brown was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Brown was currently a member of The Episcopal Church of the Advent. She was a former member of Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church, where she attended for more than thirty years. While at Saint Matthew's, she was a member of the Episcopal Church Women, served on The Altar Guild, was a member of The Daughters of the King, and also served as a lay reader. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Brown graduated from Gaffney High School in 1945. She retired from Sellers Seafood after thirty years of employment.
Survivors include three sons, the Rev. John Ashmore Brown, Jr. and wife, Pamela Hammett Brown of Columbia, South Carolina, Charlie George Brown of Acton, California and the Rev. Robert Lee Brown and wife, Sandra McGee Brown of Spartanburg; three grandchildren, Derek Christopher Brown, Zachary Sanders Brown, Rebecca Simmons Brown; and one great-grandson, Payton Ashmore Brown.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Simmons Humphries, Betty Jean Simmons Mabry, Sara Simmons Quinn; and a brother, George Overton Simmons, Jr.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2003 at The Episcopal Church of the Advent.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2003 at the Oakland Cemetery in Gaffney, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Clay H. Turner, the Rev. Marilyn M. Sanders and the Rev. Dr. Donald E. Chapman.
Serving as pallbearers will be David Mabry, Ray Mabry, Harold Wood, Scott Wood, Bill Simmons, Rhett Sanders, Frank O'Kobrick and John Sellers.
Those desiring may make memorials to The Episcopal Church of the Advent, The Cornerstone Campaign, 141 Advent Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302, or to the Wofford College - Terrier Club, 429 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, S.C. 29303-3663.
Arrangements by Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home.

Louise P. Jones
1937 graduate of Limestone College
Louise Pettit Jones, 90, who lived at 1643 W. Rutledge Ave. for 61 years, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of L.D. Jones and daughter of the late William Henry Pettit and the late Maggie Whelchel Pettit. She was a homemaker and member of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, where she taught children's Sunday School for many years and was an active supporter of the church. She graduated in 1937 from Limestone College and was involved for many years in the Cherokee County Home Demonstration Club.
Surviving are two sisters, Margaret Sparks and Millicent Garvin, both of Gaffney; a brother, Raymond Pettit of Spartanburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by two daughters, Anita Jones Spearman and Nancy Gale Jones; three brothers, James Pettit, Harold Pettit and Jeff Pettit; and a sister, Helen Poole.
Services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Clyde Thomas. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens. Body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends Sunday at the church from 2:30 until the hour of service and at other times they will be at 1710 W. Rutledge Ave.
Memorials may be made to Cherokee County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2223, Gaffney, S.C. 29342; or to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, S.C. 29342.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Ailene P. Ruppe
Retired from Oxford
Ailene Zara Phillips Ruppe, 85, of 1103 Champion Ferry Rd., died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Brookview HealthCare.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of Melroe G. Ruppe and daughter of the late Walter E. Phillips and the late Minnie Withrow Phillips. She was retired from Oxford and was a member of Cherokee Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Brenda Ruppe Jones of Mooresboro, Zara Ruppe Barnhill of Gaffney and Joyce Ruppe Quinn of Charlotte; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Cherokee Creek Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Mike Frazier and John Goforth. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Ruppe, Gary Lovelace, Glenn Lovelace, Jerry Martin, Mike Jones and Mark Bolin.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence, 1103 Champion Ferry Rd.
Memorials may be made to Cherokee Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 502 Buck Shoals Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29341.

Ansel E. Cooley Sr.
President, board member of Spartanburg Co. Farm Bureau
CHESNEE – Ansel Edward Cooley Sr., 78, of 8195 Parris Bridge Rd., died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Husband of Betty S. Cooley, he was the son of the late Perry Edmond Cooley and Ruby Nantz Cooley. He was a member of Cooley Springs Baptist Church and served as president and board member of the Spartanburg County Farm Bureau and a district commissioner of the Spartanburg County Soil and Conservation. He was a co-founder of Forest Lawn Mortuary.
Also surviving are a son, Edward Cooley Jr., of Chesnee; a sister, Cathryn C. Pettit of Spartanburg; and a brother, Gene Cooley of Chesnee.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cooley Springs Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Bill Hedgpeth and C. Ray Lewis. Burial will be in Springhill Memorials Gardens.
The family will receive family and friends tonight from 6:30-8:30 at Eggers Funeral Home, Chesnee.
Memorials may be made to Cooley Springs Baptist Church, c/o 950 Martin Camp Rd., Chesnee, S.C. 29323; or to the charity of one's choice.
The family will be at the residence.
Arrangements by Eggers Funeral Home.

Joseph D. Bailey
Retired from Sanders Bros.
Joseph Dwain Bailey, 66, of 1617 Overbrook Dr., died Thursday, June 5, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
A native of Mooresboro, N.C., he was the husband of Ruby Janice Easler Bailey and son of Doris Humphries Bailey of Gaffney and the late Charles Broughton Bailey. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Sanders Brothers and was a member of Midway Baptist Church and the Jim Swofford Sunday School Class. He was a veteran.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a daughter, Amelia Bailey Davis of Blacksburg; a son, Joseph Dwaine Bailey Jr. of Blacksburg; three brothers, Keith Bailey, Don Bailey and Tom Higgins, all of Gaffney; three sisters, Mary Ann Robinson of Rock Hill, Darlene Timms of Kings Mountain and Alice Higgins of Gaffney; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by a brother, Maxwell Bailey.
Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Danny Emory. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Sanders Brothers and the Jim Swofford Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Gibbs Cancer Center, 101 E. Wood St., Spartanburg, S.C. 29303; or to Midway Baptist Church, 153 Midway Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29341.

Garland S. Simons Sr.
Former employee of Gaffney Mfg.
Garland Selvester Simons Sr., 50, of 112 Sycamore St., died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 4:20 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Albemarle, N.C., he was the son of the late Leroy Parker Simons and the late Francis B. Simons. He was a former employee of Gaffney Manufacturing Company.
Surviving are his wife, Carleen Wilkins Simons of the home; two sons, Garland Simons Jr. and John Cunningham of Gaffney; two stepsons, Jackie Jefferies and Curtis Wilkins of Gaffney; four step daughters, Merchell Harris, Geneva Wilkins, Teresa Wilkins and Melissa Wilkins of Gaffney.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Melba S. Adams
Ordained minister
Melba Smith Adams, 92, of 2370 Martin Rd., Hickory Grove, widow of Green Adams, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 8:45 a.m. at White Oak Manor, York.
Daughter of the late Riley Smith and the late Sarah Smith, she was a native of York County and served as custodian at Broad River Baptist Church in Smyrna for over 30 years. She was a member of Jones Chapel Fire Baptize Holiness Church in Hickory Grove and was a former member of Smith Chapel Fire Baptize Holiness Church. She was an ordained minister of the gospel.
Surviving are a foster son she reared, Samuel Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Tryphena S. Jefferson of Blacksburg; six nieces and nephews she reared as her own – Winifred Gaffney, Timouthy Jefferson, both of Baltimore, Md., Marlene Rochelle Smith of Blacksburg, Robert Covington of Charlotte, Janice Boswell of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Brenda Johnson of Largo, Md.
The family is at the home, 2370 Martin Rd., Hickory Grove.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Christine Walker
Retired from Gardner-Webb
Christine Walker, 78, of 2202 Bailey Rd., Mooresboro, N.c., widow of Chris Amos Walker, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Daughter of the late Silas Crate and the late Janie Surratt, she was a native of Cherokee County and a former member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was retired from Gardner-Webb College.
Surviving are a daughter, Nancy Walker; five sons, Charles Walker, Gene Walker, Chris Walker, Thomas Lewis Walker and Silas Walker; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

M.B. Wood
Services for M.B. Wood, 80, of 109 Allenwood Rd., Pacolet, will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Gowdeysville Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Duane Cooper, Jerry Manning and Jennifer Hemphill. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Alice B. Lane
Services for Alice Faye Blanton Lane, 60, of 210 Camellia Circle, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Mount Zion Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Roger Mason. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Bob T. Mosley
Gaffney native
GREENVILLE – Bob Tillman Mosley, 49, died May 31, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in Columbus, N.C.
Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Blakley and Helen Coyle Mosley and was retired from the State Highway Department. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Lynn Tremblay Mosley; maternal aunt, Colleen King of Charlotte; and paternal aunt, Gracie Jolly of Gaffney.
Graveside services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary School Computer Lab Fund, 2 James Dr., Greenville, S.C. 29605.
Arrangements by Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel.


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