common / 06-20-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Daniel B. Moser Sr.
Brother of Gaffney resident
GASTONIA – Daniel B. Moser Sr., 72, of 3109 Turf Court, died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at his home.
A native of Boone, N.C., Mr. Moser was a son of the late Rev. Claude Harlan and Carrie Howell Moser. He graduated in 1951 from Duke University where he was a collegiate wrestler and member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. He joined the Marine Corps as officer in training, achieved the rank of captain and was honorably discharged in 1953. He retired in 1988 as sales manager and vice president of Dixie Yarns after more than 35 years of service.
Mr. Moser was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church where he served in leadership roles, was chairman of the Administrative Board and Finance Committee, and taught eighth grade Sunday School classes for many years. He began the Legacy Society which has been named in his honor.
President of the Industrial Management Council and the Gastonia Downtown Development Corporation, he was a member of the Rotary Club of Gastonia and was named Distinguished Rotarian for 2000-2001. He was a trustee of Aldersgate (formerly Metho-dist Home) and a board member of Glenn Foundation and Finch-Hunt Institute for Homeiletical Studies of United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Catherine Pearson Moser; a son, Daniel B. Moser Jr. of Gastonia; three daughters, Lyn M. Anderson of Gastonia, Christine M. Kenny of Alpharetta, Ga., Cari M. Schall of Norcross, Ga.; a sister, Margaret “Tosie” Thomson of Gaffney; nine grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Moser was preceded in death by a brother, William R. Moser Sr.; two sisters, Carolyn Elizabeth and Rebecca Boone Moser; and a grandson, Cameron Alexander Schall.
Services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church conducted by Drs. Joseph C. Seymour Jr. and James R. Westmoreland. Burial was private.

Patricia E. Propst
Hickory, N.C., native
Patricia Elaine Propst, 29, of 132 Kings Rd., died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at 5:54 a.m. in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Hickory, N.C., she grew up in Gaffney and was the daughter of Jack Propst of Vale, N.C., and Joyce Smith Propst of the home. She was a 1990 graduate of Gaffney High School and was last employed by Nestlé. She was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two sisters, Flossie Smith and Mary Henderson of Gaffney; a brother, Chucky Propst of Hickory; and grandfather, Albert Webster of Gaffney.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Evie C. White
Cherokee County native
BLACKSBURG – Evie Cobb White, 90, of 904 Cherokee Falls Rd., died Sunday, June 17, 2001, at Peachtree Centre.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of George White and daughter of the late Sam and Mattie Philbeck Cobb. She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, George Leroy White of Blacksburg; two daughters, Frances Hambright and Joyce Rochester, both of Blacksburg; a brother, Vonnie Cobb of Blacksburg; two sisters, Matril Patterson and Lois Porter, both of Blacksburg; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Bobby Bolin and the Revs. Lewis Batchelor and Tim Knotts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brent Rochester, Benjamin Roches-ter, Brady Rochester, Danny White, Robbie Hambright and Amiel Patterson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
White Columns-Blacksburg is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy B. White
Cherokee County native
BLACKSBURG – Lucy Broome White, 92, of 203 S. Charleston St., died Monday, June 18, 2001, in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of John White and daughter of the late Drayton and Isabelle Batchelor Broome. She was a member of Blacksburg Church of God.
Surviving are a son, Calvin White of Blacksburg; a daughter, Helen Evans of Blacksburg; a brother, Coolidge Martin of Spartanburg; a sister, Myra Ingram of Huntersville, N.C.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. White was preceded in death by two daughters, Isabelle White and Louise W. Fox.
Services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Blacksburg Church of God with the Rev. James Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7:30-9 at White Columns-Blacksburg and other times will be at 106 Colonial Heights, Blacksburg.

Ida V. Grant
Anderson County native
Ida Vera Grant, 66, of Bronx, N.Y., died Friday, June 15, 2001, in New York.
Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Fannie Pilgrim and widow of Ford Grant.
Surviving are three sons, Johnny Grant of Gaffney, Vincent Grant of New York and Edward Grant of Clemson; four daughters, Sheila Grant of Clemson, Vanessa Cannon, Linda Cannon and Margaret Dreher, all of Greenville; and 12 grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete. The Gilmore Mortuary of Greer is in charge.

Richard E. Jones
Graveside services for Richard Edward Jones, 42, of 101 Short Alley, were held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Draytonville Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Ashby Blakely.
Pallbearers were Roger Pruitt, Edward Lee Crowe, Lee Perry, Steve Houser, Roy Pennington and Donnie Maldonabo.
The family is at the residence.
Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home was in charge.

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