common / 04-18-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Jordon Wilson
Jordon Carlos Wilson, 9 months, of K-73 Gold Mine Apartments, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at his residence.
Surviving are his mother, Amy Walters of the home; father, James Wilson of Gaffney; a brother, Marcus Walters of the home; grandmother, Tina Smith of Gaffney; grandfathers, Ronald Walters of Gaffney and Jesse James Smith of Trenton, N.J.; and great-grandmother, Inette Wilson of Gaffney.
The family is at the home of his father at Apt. F-24 Granard Courts.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Willie G. Hoyle
Maintenance worker
GASTONIA, N.C. – Willie Gean Hoyle, 69, of 119 W. Harrison Ave., died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in Gaston Memorial Hospital.
A native of Cleveland County, N.C., Mr. Hoyle was the husband of Thelma Boyd Hoyle of the home. He was a maintenance worker and a member of St. Peters AME Zion Church in Gastonia.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. Reginald E. Hoyle of Lawndale, N.C., and Rev. Roger L. Hoyle of Charlotte; a daughter, Rita H. Brown of Gastonia; three sisters, Vernie H. Hopper, Marilyn H. Littlejohn and Brenda Crawford, all of Lawndale; two brothers, Norris Hoyle and Charlie Hoyle, both of Lawndale; three grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Mr. Hoyle was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford F. and Betsy Grigg Hoyle, and two brothers, Sylvester and Robert Lee Hoyle.
Services will be held today at 4 p.m. at St. Peters Tabernacle AME Zion Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. M.B. Hines and the Rev. Ronnie C. Stinson. Burial will be in Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lawndale.
The family will receive friends at the church today from 3:30-4 p.m.
Costner Funeral Home, Gastonia, is in charge of arrangements.

Winfred Sims
Graveside services for Winfred Sims, 70, of Charles Brady Center, Pacolet, will be held today at 2 p.m. at Limestone Cemetery conducted by the Revs. L.C. Roberts and Benjamin Gaffney.
The family is at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Cal Dawkins, 405 Suez St.
Foster Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy H. Scruggs
COWPENS – Dorothy Hall Scruggs, 66, of Mt. Olive Road, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Scruggs was the widow of Henry Scruggs.
Arrangements are incomplete. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge.

Mattie B. Rumfelt
Retired from Wendell Fabrics
BLACKSBURG – Mattie Byars Rumfelt, 91, of 220 Ninety Nine Island Rd., died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, in Brookview Healthcare Center.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of James L. Rumfelt Sr. and daughter of the late Charlie and Eula Painter Byars. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the WMU. She was retired from Wendell Fabrics.
Surviving are two sons, James L. “Sam” Rumfelt Jr. of Blacksburg and Olice “Buddy” Rumfelt of Salem; two brothers, Walter Byars of Rock Hill and Buford “Boots” Byars of Blacksburg; two sisters, Dot Mullinax and Wilma Kuykendall, both of Blacksburg; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8:30 at Hopewell Baptist Church and other times will be at the home of Sam and Kathryn Rumfelt, 924 Ninety Nine Island Rd.
Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church with Mr. A.Z. McDaniel and Dr. Charlie Barnard officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Wright, Tim Wright, Ricky Love, Jack Little, Cleve Hambright and Paul Bruce.
Memorials may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church Building Fund, 511 Old Chester Rd., Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
White Columns-Blacksburg is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Daggerhart
Owner of Bluebird Construction
Thomas Earl Daggerhart, 58, of 202 Tiffany Terrace, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, in Spartanburg.
A native of North Carolina, he was the husband of Lucy Turner Daggerhart and son of Sue Humphries Daggerhart and the late Bynum Daggerhart. He was owner of Blue Bird Construction in Gaffney and a member and Sunday School teacher at Kirby Memorial Baptist Church.
Mr. Daggerhart was a life-time member of the N.R.A., member of the South Carolina Trapshooting Association and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a son, Charles Thomas Daggerhart of Gaffney; three daughters, Renee Bright, Paula Phillips, and Tammy Daggerhart, all of Gaffney; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete. The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kirby Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 512 Chandler Drive, Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge.

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