common / 09-12-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Corinne S. McCraw
Retired school teacher
GREENVILLE – Corinne Shields McCraw, 95, of 3 Hoke Smith Blvd., Rolling Green Village, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, in St. Francis Hospital, Greenville.
Born in Chero-kee Springs, Mrs. McCraw and her husband, the late French Z. McCraw, had been married for 67 years at the time of his death. She was the daughter of the late Eli Shields and the late Tallulah Sarah Jane Paris Shields.
Mrs. McCraw was a retired school teacher and played the organ at different churches through the years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Greenville.
Surviving are a son, Tommy F. McCraw of Gettysburg, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Janice H. McCraw of Gettysburg; granddaughters, Tamra Corinne McCraw of Washington, D.C., and Ruth M. Burke of Dallas, Tex.; grandsons, David Stewart of Fairfield, Pa., and Charles Kent McCraw of Duncan; great-granddaughters, Nichole Lynn Stewart and Dana Stewart; and great-grandsons, Ian McCraw and Conor McCraw.
It was Mrs. McCraw’s wish to have a graveside service. It will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Gaffney.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends Saturday from 1-2:15 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home in Gaffney.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Greenville Music Fund, 200 S. Washington St., Greenville, S.C. 29601; or to Limestone Presbyterian Church Music Fund, 101 E. Jefferies St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.

Catherine I. Millen
Retired farmer
Catherine Irene Millen, 83, formerly of 502 Stephenson St., died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2001, at Peachtree Centre.
A native of Gaston County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Benny Bishop Millen and the late Ada Stanford Millen. She was a retired farmer and member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Surviving are five sons, Gary Millen, Frank Millen, Earl Millen, Johnnie Millen and George Millen, all of Gaffney; three daughters, Elizabeth M. Sparks of Middleburg, Fla., Mary M. Willis of Spartanburg and Pearl M. Scruggs of Gaffney; a sister, Lillian Parker of Four Oak, N.C.; 27 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel conducted by the Revs. Alan Peeler and Bill Lutz. Burial was in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Danny Millen, Barry Millen, Robert Willis, Wayne Scruggs, David Scruggs, Tony Millen, Donnie Millen and Leon Millen.
Honorary pallbearers were Terry Millen, Charles Millen, Brian Millen, roger Millen, Dennis Millen and James Millen.
The family is at the home of Frank Millen, 519 Edgewater Dr.

Maybelle M. Teague
Cherokee County native
Maybelle Mullinax Teague, 84, formerly of Lowry Road, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, in Peachtree Centre.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Lucy Mullinax and was a member of Sardis United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Teague was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Teague, and two grandchildren.
Surviving are two daughters, Annie “Sis” Cobb of Gaffney and Joyce Guyton of Gaffney; a son, Ansel “Buddy” Teague of Gaffney; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens with the Rev. William Blanton officiating.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8 at White Columns and other times will be at 626 Lowry Rd. and 166 East View Dr.
Arrangements by White Columns-Gaffney.

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