common / 10-31-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Charles V. Mullins
Retired from Duke Power
Charles Virgil Mullins, 74, of 604 Wilkinsville Hwy., died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2001, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
He was the husband of Maxine Mullins and son of the late Charles Carl Mullins and the late Sally Louise McCullough Mullins. He was a retired builder from Duke Power Co., a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church and a veteran of the Army-Air Force.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Wayne Mullins of Gaffney; a sister, Margie Wood of Gaffney; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens conducted by the Revs. John Goforth and Bobby Cable.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Wood, Raymond Mathis, Jimmy Scates, Kelly Stanley, John Wayne Bolin and Van Tindall.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Gibbs Cancer Center, 380 Serpentine Dr., Suite 200, Spartanburg, S.C. 29303; or to Beaverdam Baptist Church, 142 Beaverdam Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Marcelle Lee
Retired from Doran Mills
LAWNDALE, N.C. – Marcelle McKay Ellis Lee, 57, of 1418 W. Stagecoach Trail, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2001, at Hospice at Wendover.
A native of Cleveland County, N.C., she was the wife of Hubert Donald Lee and daughter of the late Flay Vestus Ellis and the late Addie Emma Green Ellis. She was a weaver at Doran Mills until her retirement and was a member of Palm Tree United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, Derrick Lee of Lawndale; a daughter, Donna Willis of Lawndale; two brothers, Mike Ellis of Grover and Tim Ellis of Shelby; two sisters, Kathy Martin and Donnis Dotson, both of Shelby; and three grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by two sisters, Joleen Mauney and Linda Hayes; a brother, Donald Ellis Sr.; a grandson, Kyle Willis; and a niece, Rita Hayes.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palm Tree United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1157 W. Stagecoach Trail, Lawndale, N.C. 28090; or to Hospice at Wendover, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28150.
Services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Palm Tree United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Mike Harrill. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements by Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston, N.C.

Jack Pettit
Retired insurance agent
Jack Pettit, 80, of 121 Chandler Dr., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2001, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Catherine Strain Pettit of the home and son of the late John B. Pettit and the late Mary Eva Austell Pettit. He was a retired insurance agent and a member of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters and sons-in-law, Jane P. and Freddie Harmon of Gaffney and Susan P. and Steve Phillips of Powder Springs, Ga.; a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Amy Pettit of Easley; two sisters, Laura Sue Humphries and Mary Taylor, both of Gaffney; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel conducted by Dr. Clyde Thomas. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Joel Harmon, Mark Harmon, Kyle Phillips, Chase Pettit, Roy Pettit, Bobby Pettit, Steve Taylor and John Humphries.
The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, 805 Cherokee Ave., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Alphus L. Harris
Blacksburg native
Alphus Leon Harris, 58, of Miami, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2001, in South Miami Hospital.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of Lucille P. Harris of Blacksburg and the late Leonard B. Harris. He was a former systems analyst for Eastern Airlines in Miami and First Interstate Bank in Los Angeles.
Mr. Harris earned his MBA from Florida International University and more recently received a JD degree from the University of Miami. He was a member of the American and Florida Bar Associations.
Also surviving are two sisters, Phyllis H. Sutton of Rock Hill and Myra H. Goforth of Lincolnton, N.C.; a brother, J. Wendell Harris of Lakeland, Fla.; and a number of nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6:30-8:30 at White Columns-Blacksburg and other times will be at the home of his mother at 1352 W. Cherokee St.
Services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Garden Temple Assembly of God in Blacksburg with burial in Clingman Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 364 S. Pine St., Spartanburg, S.C. 29302.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

Lois B. Camp
Lois B. Camp, 80, of 612 Kendrick St., widow of Roland Camp, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2001, at 4:05 a.m. in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late John L. Bonner and the late Hattie Morris Bonner. She was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she was a member of the Senior Sunday School, Pastor’s Aid and Missionary Society.
Mrs. Camp is survived by a sister, Marala Lindsay, of Gaffney.
Services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church with Dr. U.D. Vernon officiating. Body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Mount Sinai Baptist Church and flower bearers will be the church’s Missionary Society No. 1.
The family is at the home of her niece, Winnie Kirby, 613 Gardner St.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Mattie A. Jefferies
Services for Mattie A. Jefferies, 85, of 214 Boyd St., widow of Walter Jefferies Jr., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church conducted by Dr. J.W. Sanders Sr. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The body will be placed in Bethel Baptist Church at noon Saturday and the family will receive friends at 12:30.
The family is at the home of her nephew, James Dawkins Jr., 516 Hetty Hill St.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

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