common / 07-03-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Larry R. Holland
Former auto body repairman
ANDERSON – Larry Randolph Holland, 48, of 146 Ellison St., died Sunday, July 1, 2001, in Anderson Area Medical Center.
Born May 27, 1953, in Oconee County, he was the husband of Donna Holland and son of Addie B. Tucker Holland of Gaffney and the late Randolph A.D. Holland. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a former auto body repairman. He attended Orrville Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two sisters, Phyllia Holland of the home and Patty Greene of Gaffney.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bright Jackson Holland.
No services are planned.
The McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson.

Steven F. Irvin
Construction electrician
Steven Fredrick Irvin, 42, of 122 Sunset Dr., died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at his residence.
A native of Bucyrus, Ohio, he was the widower of Sarah Melton Irvin and son of Katherine Weber Irvin and the late Robert Irvin. He was a construction electrician and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Surviving in addition to his mother are two brothers, Rob Irvin and Mike Irvin, both of Gaffney, and two sisters, Kathy Kendrick of Washington, D.C., and Robin Garner of Gaffney.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church conducted by the Rev. Roger Lindler.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1600 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, S.C. 29341.
Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ralph Jackson
Retired textile employee
Ralph Jackson, 83, of 331 Gaffney Ferry Rd., died Monday, July 2, 2001, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Marion County, he was the widower of Ruby Coyle Jackson and son of Nettie Jackson. He was a retired textile employee and a member of a Baptist church in Latta.
Surviving are two daughters, Ann Inman and Judy Jackson Smith, both of Gaffney; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Tracy Jackson of Myrtle Beach; and a sister, Cora Emanuel of Florence.
Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by a brother, Junior Jackson.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel conducted by the Revs. Lynn Ford and William Vergara. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
The fmaily will receive friends Wednesday night from 7-8 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence.

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