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Miscellaneous Spartanburg County, South Carolina Obituaries


Pauline M. Powers
LANDRUM -- Pauline Metcalf Powers, 87, of 22532 Asheville Hwy. died Nov. 12, 1999, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the widow of Edward Lee Powers, and was the daughter of the late Logan and Lula Bishop Metcalf. She was retired and was a member of Landrum First Baptist Church. Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Powers and Sam Hooker, both of Landrum; three daughters, Jennie Ayers of Landrum, Genelle Pereira of Lynn, N.C. and Peggy Hooker of Inman; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Landrum First Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Jerry Long and Larry W. Wilkes. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Landrum First Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 East Rutherford St., Landrum, 29356; or to Tryon First Baptist Church Scholarship Fund in memory of Meredith McCallister, P.O. Box 1287, Tryon, N.C. 28782. The family is at the home of a daughter, Jennie Ayers, 655 Landrum Mill Road, Landrum. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roselle T. Shull
SPRINGDALE -- Roselle Timmons Shull, 84, of Springdale died Nov. 12, 1999. A native of Richland County, she was the widow of Lonnie H. Shull, Sr., and the daughter of the late Houston and Annie Crouch Timmons. She was a member of Springdale Baptist Church having served as a Sunday school teacher and as Baptist Young Women's director. She was also a member of the Springdale Woman's Club, former PTA President of George I. Pair Elementary School and was partner with her husband in the Lonnie Shull Sausage Co. She retired as the cafeteria manager of Springdale Elementary School. Surviving are one daughter, Annie S. Hinson of Cayce; one son, Dr. Lonnie H. Shull, Jr. of Springdale; one brother, Millard Timmons of Columbia; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the Revs. Timothy L. Shull, Andrew Shull, and Jeffry B. Dunson. Burial will be in Southland Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to "For Such a Time as This" at First Baptist Church of West Columbia.

Evelyn W. Hill
ANDERSON -- Evelyn Walker Hill, 89, formerly of Columbus, N.C., died Nov. 13, 1999, in Willow Creek Nursing Center in Iva, S.C. A native of Mill Spring, N.C., she was the widow of Guy McFarland Hill, and was the daughter of the late J.C. and Nellie Waldrop Walker. She was a member of Columbus Presbyterian Church. Surviving are one daughter, Carmen H. Brannon of Anderson; and two grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, prior to the service, in the McFarland Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbus, N.C., conducted by the Rev. Jonathan C. Wallace.

Sherrill R. Waters
SPINDALE, N.C. -- Sherrill Roscoe "Ross" Waters, 83, of 323 Church St. died Nov. 12, 1999, in Rutherford Hospital. Crowe Funeral Home of Rutherfordton is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Mae Cade
Willie Mae Cade, of 300 Leland St. died Nov. 10, 1999, at her home. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy Harris and Verdell Cade. She was a member of Majority Baptist Church. She worked briefly for the Department of Social Service and retired from Piedmont Community Action after 28 years of service. Surviving are a daughter, Verdale Young of Columbia; three sons, Dennis Cade and Kenneth Wilson, both of Virginia, and Curtis Cade of Columbia; three sisters, Ruth Jefferies, Dorothy Floyd and Olivia Proctor, all of Spartanburg; two brothers, Arthur Cade and Nathaniel Cade, both of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Majority Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. James L. Hailstock. Burial will be in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. The family is at the home of a sister, Dorothy Floyd, 201 J.C. Bull Apartments. Community Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mamie Y. Grant
Mamie Louise Young Grant of 402 Winsmith St. died Nov. 11, 1999, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg, she was the widow of LeRoy Grant, and the daughter of the late Boysie and Bertha Littlejohn Young. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She was educated in the Spartanburg City Schools and was self-employed. Surviving are one son, Roosevelt Y. Johnson of Rockville, Md.; two daughters, Ann C. Grant and Bertha Grant, both of Spartanburg; and two grandchildren. The family is at the home. Community Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Albert E. Maynor
GAFFNEY -- Albert Earl Maynor, 78, formerly of 115 Town and Country Apartments, died Nov. 12, 1999, in Peachtree Centre. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert 'Bill' Holcombe
LYMAN -- Robert Guy "Bill" Holcombe, 65, of 25 Holcombe Road died Nov. 13, 1999. A native of Woodruff, he was the son of Ora Littlefield Holcombe of Greer and the late Robert G. Holcombe Sr. He was a self-employed salesman at Tab's Flea Market and a member of Zoar United Methodist Church. He was retired from the Navy, having served during both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of No. 671 of Tennessee, Scottish Rite and was a Shriner. Also surviving are his wife, Faye Brown Holcombe; a son, Robert Dean Holcombe of Lyman; a daughter, Kimberly H. Cartee of Lyman; a brother, Darryl Holcombe of Duncan; three sisters, Doris Jones of Greer, Nancy Duncan of Lyman and Patricia Harmon of Simpsonville; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at The Wood Mortuary. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Wood Memorial Park, conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Harper. The family is at the home.

Christopher L. Oros
ANDERSON -- Christopher Leland Oros, 1, of 227 Polaris St. died Nov. 12, 1999, in Greenville Memorial Hospital. A native of Greenville, he was the son of Michael L. and Christa Hendrix Oros of Anderson. Also surviving are grandparents, George and Karen Oros of West Jefferson, N.C., Bill and Leigh Hendrix of Laurens, and Mary Leland and B.G. "Bob" Davis of Greenville. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at McDougald Funeral Home in Anderson. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Abner Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Greer, conducted by the Rev. Will Oswald. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 706 Grove Road, Greenville, 29605.

Brooks services
Services for Apostle Willie L. Brooks, 79, of 140 West Centennial St., Apt. 36-B, will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at The United House of Prayer For All People, conducted by Apostle Douglas Styles. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, in Lincoln Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at The United House of Prayer For All People, 660 S. Church Street. The family is at the home. Apostle Brooks died Nov. 7, 1999. J.W. Woodward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Timothy B. Greene
LANDRUM -- Timothy B. Greene, 43, of 403 W. Finger St. died Nov. 12, 1999, in St. Luke's Hospital. A native of Spartanburg County, he was the son of Lucile Shehan Greene of Landrum. He was a member of Landrum Pentecostal Holiness Church, and was a certified pipe welder. Also surviving are his wife, Terry Cook Greene; and one daughter, Heather Nicole Greene of the home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Petty Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Landrum Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Heather Greene Educational Fund, 403 W. Finger St., Landrum, 29356. The family is at the home of his mother, 411 W. Finger St., Landrum.

Charles A. Baker
TRAVELERS REST -- Charles Alvin "Charlie" Baker of 26 Farmington Trail died Nov. 13, 1999, at his home. A native of Greenville County, he was the founder of Baker Roofing and Baker Floor Sanding and Installation. He was a member of Pleasantview Welcome/Pleasant Retreat Baptist Church, where he served for many years as deacon chairman, Sunday school teacher and music director. He spent more than 60 years in the Gospel Music Industr, and was widely known as "Mr. Bass" of the Melodyaires Quartet. Surviving are his wife, Emily Edmonds Baker; a daughter, Connie Elaine Baker Wiygul of Summerton, S.C.; two sons, Tony Alvin Baker and John Clinton Baker, both of Travelers Rest; three sisters, Betty McMinn and Mildred Miller, both of Greenville, and Sybil Davenport of Simpsonville; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Howze Mortuary, State Park Road, in Travelers Rest. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Retreat Baptist Church in Travelers Rest. The family is at the home. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society in memory of Charles Baker.

Nellie B. Tillotson
Nellie Bates Tillotson, 61, of 36 Williams St. died August 11, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg, she was the wife of William Wallace Bates Sr. and daughter of Robert James Tillotson and Louise Hunnicutt Tillotson. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are a son, William Wallace Bates Jr. of Spartanburg; three daughters, Gloria B. Montgomery, Donna C. Bates and Terrie A. Miller, all of Spartanburg; four sisters, Fannie Bates, Elizabeth Henderson, Betty McClintock and Janie Webb, all of Spartanburg; a brother, Rev. James E. Tillotson of Spartanburg; and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at G.W. Thompson Chapel of Remembrance conducted by the Rev. O.C. Ferguson. Burial will be at Lincoln Memorial Gardens. G.W. Thompson Chapel of Remembrance is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret B. Nelon
LAKE LURE, N.C. -- Margaret Ann Brittain Nelon, 95, of 564 Girl's Camp Road died August 12, 2000, at Margaret Pardee Hospital. Crowe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vernal M. Alexander
GAFFNEY -- Vernal LaVoid Mobley Alexander, 76, of 518 W. Robinson St., widow of James Levi Alexander Jr., died Aug. 9, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Rock Hill, she was a daughter of the late Ben and Louie Emma Laton Mobley, a member of Dunton United Methodist Church and a retired home economics teacher from Gaffney, Spartanburg and Abbeville schools. She graduated from Emmett Scott High School in Rock Hill and received a B.S. degree from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Mrs. Alexander did graduate work at Cornell University in New York, South Carolina State University and Winthrop University. She was active with Cherokee County Meals on Wheels, the Dunton United Methodist Women, the Arts Council and Spartanburg alumnae chapter of Sigma Theta sorority. Surviving are a daughter, Charlotte LaVoid Richardson Dryden of Columbia, Md.; a son, James Levi Alexander III of Gaffney; five sisters, Bennie Seawright and Carrie Jerome Hampton of Greenville, Fredine Sloan and Willie George White of Detroit and Gloria Jean Brown of Rock Hill; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday in Dunton United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Jeanette Cooper Dicks and Dr. J.W. Sanders Sr. with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7:30 at the church, followed by a private memorial service at 7:45 for the family and Delta Sigma Theta sorority members. Foster's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marie C. Rifenbury
Marie Connor Rifenbury, 84, of Spartanburg died August 10, 2000, at a local nursing home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens conducted by the Rev. Robert L. Brown and the Rev. Dr. Donald E. Chapman. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mobile Meals Service, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, 29304. The family is at the home of her sister, Alyne Jordan, 768 Syprhirt Road, Wellford, 29358. Floyd's North Church Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Edgar P. Fowler
Edgar P. Fowler, 82, of 7071 White Ave. died August 12, 2000, at his home after a lengthy illness. A native of Herdmont, Ga., reared in Calhoun Falls, he was the husband of Laura Honicutt Fowler of the home and son of the late Luke and Hattie Milton Fowler. He was retired from Spartan Mills and was a veteran of World War II, having served under General George S. Patton in the Fifth Armored Division. He was a member of Second Presbyterian Church. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Martha A. Jennings of Athens, Ga.; two sons, Edgar P. Fowler Jr. of Spartanburg and Ronald K. Fowler of Winston-Salem, N.C.; four sisters, Gertrude Campbell of Abbeville, Mable Cheek of Anderson, Thelma Pearson of Calhoun Falls and Hazel Crider of Temple, Ga.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Eggers Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens conducted by the Revs. Wayne Cole and Susan Newton. The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 438 N. Church St., Spartanburg, 29303 or to Hospice Regional Home Services, 120 Heywood Ave., Suite 300, Spartanburg, 29302. Eggers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Byrd
James "Buster" Byrd, 89, of 190 Palisade St. died August 12, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. A native of Fairfield County, he was the son of the late Caleb Byrd and Callie Triplett Byrd. Surviving are four sisters, Grace Simuel and Virginia B. Foster, both of Spartanburg, Jessie M. Pepper, and Lillie B. Roberts, both of New York; and a brother Willie Byrd of New York. The family is at the home. J.W. Woodward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Aydlatte R. Philbeck
BLACKSBURG -- Aydlatte "A.R." Randolph Philbeck, 78, of 535 N. Charleston St. died August 11, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Cleveland County, he was the husband of Thelma Batchler Philbeck of the home and son of the late Broadus Randolph Philbeck and Minnie Moss Philbeck. He was a retired machinist and a member of Eastside Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Brenda Philbeck Putman of Gaffney; two brothers, Tommy Philbeck of Marion, N.C., and Willis Philbeck of Ocala, Fla.; three sisters, Alda Mae Grigg and Estelle Thomas, both of Blacksburg, and Helen Grayson of Shelby, N.C.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-9 tonight at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Billy Boone. Burial will be at Clingman Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home. Gordon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Troy Norton
James T. Norton, 76, of 5 Cleveland St., Saxon, died August 12, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Edith Norton. J.F. Floyd Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Earl C. Taylor
FOREST CITY, N.C. -- Earl Cleveland Taylor, 86, died August 12, 2000, at his home. He was the husband of Virginia Smart Taylor. Harrelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Flossie K. Rollins
UNION -- Flossie Lee Kendrick Rollins, 75, of 137 Short St. died August 11, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Union, she was the wife of the late Reuben Barkley Rollins and daughter of the late John and Clara Willard Kendrick. She was of the Baptist faith and was retired from Dan River Mills, Woodside Plant. Surviving are four daughters, Wanda McGuire of Lyman, Elsie Sutcliffe of Lexington, Diane Edwards of Gray Court and Connie Hollingsworth of Fountain Inn; two sons, Terry Rollins of Greenville and Tommy Rollins of Union; four sisters, Sarah Crane of Enoree, Betty Lawhorn of Lexington, Ida Sparks of High Point, N.C., and Alice Ruth Walker of Union; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Mitch Edge. Burial will be at Rosemont Cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight. The family is at the home of her son, Tommy Rollins, 137 Short St., Union. S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred P. Duffie
GAFFNEY -- Mildred Patterson Duffie, 60, of 121 Crescent Circle died August 12, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Cherokee County, she was the wife of Franklin Duffie of the home and daughter of the late Everette and Ida Eller Patterson. She was a homemaker and member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, L. Neal Duffie of Gaffney; a daughter, Lisa D. Robison of Gaffney; three brothers, J.D. Patterson, Jerry Patterson and David Patterson, all of Gaffney; four sisters, Margie P. Robbins, Joyce P. Goode, Evelyn P. Robbins and Marcell P. Smith, all of Gaffney; and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at White Columns. At other times they will be at the home. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Baptist Church conducted by the Revs. Will Vergara and Terry Clark. Burial will follow at Frederick Memorial Gardens. White Columns Funeral Service of Gaffney is in charge of arrangements.

Pat P. Webb
SPARTANBURG -- Patricia Onell "Pat" Pack Webb, 48, of 205 Fairmont Ave., died Oct. 6, 2000, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of Geneva King Pack of the home and the late Harvey Pack. She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church, where she was a former second grade Sunday School teacher. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Bobby Webb; one son, Roger Webb of the home; one brother, Raymond Pack of Fairforest; and one sister, Barbara Faile of Kershaw. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Popular Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Bevill. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. The family is at the home.

Ronald C. Yelton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ronald Charles Yelton, 49, of 308 Queens Road, died Oct. 7, 2000, in Presbyterian Hospital. A native of Rutherfordton, N.C., he was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, business manager of Carolina Center for Development and Rehabilitation, and a member of Adaville Baptist Church of Spindale. He is survived by his parents, Everett and Bobbie Robbins Yelton of Forest City. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Adaville Baptist Church with the Rev. James Daves officiating. Visitation will be at Adaville Baptist Church following the service. Crowe's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Violet Corn
Violet Mae Corn, 91, formerly of Spartanburg, died Oct. 7, 2000, in Palmetto Baptist Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home.

Marjorie O'Neil Foster
COLUMBIA -- Marjorie O'Neil Foster, 77, died Oct. 6, 2000. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late William J. And Elizabeth Lewis O'Neil. She was a graduate of F.D. Allen Business College in Massachusetts. She was charter president of the Richland County Legal Auxiliary, former president of the USC Women's Club, a member of the Columbia Drama Club, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she served as a member and past chairperson of the Murphy Guild. Surviving are her husband, Robert W. Foster Sr. of Columbia; two sons, Robert W. Foster Jr. Of Columbia and Patrick W. Foster of New York City; three daughters, Libby F. Paul of Spartanburg, Marjorie Briggs Whiteford of Katonah, N.Y., and Mary F. Sadler of Atlanta; a sister, Eleanor T. O'Neil of Newport, R.I.; and nine grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Charles James Brown
WELLFORD -- Charles James Brown, 56, of 154 Fort Prince Drive, died Oct. 5, 2000, at his residence. A native of Bridgeport, Conn., he was the son of Elizabeth Prunier Brown Forbes of Southbury, Conn., and the late Phillip S. Brown. He was and employee of Spartanburg Steel , a former employee of Michelin Tire Co., and was of the Lutheran faith. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Amanda Adams of Columbia and Melanie Brown-Hebert of Lexington; two sisters, Ruth Masters and Lorrie Brown, both of Connecticut; four brothers, Richie, Andy, Al and Bernie Brown, all of Connecticut; and one granddaughter. A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Monday at Eggers Funeral Chapel with the Pastor Charles Fritz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216 Eggers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold services
Services for Jimmy Ray Arnold will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dennis Carter. Burial will be in Good Shepherd Memorial Park of Boiling Springs. The family will received friends Sunday night from 7-9 p.m. at the Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home. The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Arnold, 924 McAbee Road. Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas D. Todd Sr.
LAURENS -- Thomas Darlington Todd Sr. of 109 Sherwood Drive died Oct. 7, 2000. He was the son of the late Claudia Irby Darlington and James Conway Todd. He graduated from Darlington School for Boys in Rome, Ga., and Presbyterian College, where he played football and basketball. He was a veteran, having served in the merchant marines during World War II. He was the owner of Todd Distributors, served on the Board of Visitors and Alumni Board of Presbyterian College, and was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Laurens, where he served as an elder and deacon. He is survived by his wife, Toccoa (Cozy) Powell Todd; three sons, Thomas Darlington Todd Jr., Monteith Powell Todd, and Walter Conway Todd; and six grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. March Coker at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Laurens at 4 p.m. today. The family is at the home. The family requests memorials, in lieu of flowers, to Presbyterian College Scotsman Club, Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C. 29325 or to the First Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Main St., Laurens, S.C. 29360 Gray Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

T. Ed Davis
Tom Edward Davis, 72, of 334 Fairview Church Road, died Oct. 6, 2000, at his home. A native of Spartanburg, he was the son of the late Tom Berry and Elizabeth Rogers Davis and the husband of the late Myrtle Lorene Tolleson Davis. He was retired from the Pepsi Cola Co. after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Beaver Hills Baptist Church in Roebuck. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Survivors include two sons, Randy Davis and Michael Davis, both of Wellford; a brother, Monte Davis of Enoree; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a long-time friend, Ruby Henderson. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Carl Jordan. The family will be at their respective homes.

Evelyn A. Proctor
GAFFNEY -- Evelyn A. Proctor, 79, of 307 Northwood Drive, died Oct. 7, 2000, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Landrum and Lilly Allen Allison. She was a retired textile employee and a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Proctor of Gaffney; a son, Loy Proctor of Gaffney; a sister, Louise Allison of Gaffney; three grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Baptist Church. The body will lie in state 30 minutes. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens. The family is at the residence.

Claude Wright
INMAN -- Kelly Claude Wright, 70, of 12 Bluebird Lane, died Oct. 7, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Landrum, he was son of the late William Kelly and Mary Tucker Wright. He was a former textile employee, a painter, security guard, and U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Campbell Wright; a son, David Burton Wright of Pacolet; two daughters, Wanda W. Eubanks of Waterloo, and Sylvia Burns of Landrum; four sisters, Lottie Bell Forrester and Maude Duncan, both of Greer, Mozelle Pittman of Landrum, and Mary Jo Metindall of Fayetteville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-7 p.m. at the Petty Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Petty Funeral Home with the Revs. Everette Pierce and Alan Taylor officiating. The family is at the residence.

Jan Toney
MOORE -- Jan Toney, 47, of 249 Autumn Ridge Road died Oct. 7, 2000, at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lanford-Pollard Funeral Home.

Rebecca B. Horne
Rebecca Brannon Horne, 58, of 180 Knighton Road, died Oct. 7, 2000, at her home. A native of Spartanburg, she was the daughter of Annie Pearl Tinker Brannon of the home and the late Elmer M. Brannon. She was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church. Surviving, in addition to her mother, is a brother, Gerald M. Brannon of Cowpens. The family will receive friends 10-11:45 a.m. Monday at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. A graveside service will be held at noon Monday in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Terry Clark. The family will be at the home.

Daisy V. Martin
Daisy V. Martin, 93, widow of Willie Robert Martin, of 340 Cedar Springs Road, died Oct. 6, 2000, at Mountainview Nursing Home. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred M. And Charlotte Jarrett Vassey. She lived in Chesnee for a number of years, retired from the food service industry, and was a member of Glendale Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Griffin of Spartanburg. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, conducted by the Rev. Jamie Skipper. Burial in Springhill Memorial Gardens. Eggers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Carroll A. McConnell
Carroll Aaron McConnell, 57, of 311 S. High St., died Oct. 7, 2000, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Born in Spartanburg County, he was the son of Aaron J. and Etrulia Bagwell McConnell of Spartanburg and was the widower of Peggy Darlene Drafts McConnell. He formerly worked with U.S. Shelter and was a Baptist. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, Carroll A. McConnell Jr. Of Spartanburg; one daughter, Kathy McConnell Miller of Spartanburg; two sisters, Sybil M. Shelton of Inman and Beverly M. Carroll of Lyman; and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. William Burress. The family will receive friends following the service. Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Margaret L. Cantrell
Margaret L. Cantrell, 65, of 128 Mt. Pleasant Road, died Oct. 7, 2000, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Eugene Cantrell. J.F. Floyd Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Williams services
Funeral services for Effie Lee Williams will be at noon Monday at Bethel Holiness Church with the Rev. Debra McAlphine officiating. Interment will follow in the Heritage Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Mrs. Williams died Oct. 3, 2000. Barrow-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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