common / 11-19-2001

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

James A. Holmes
Retired textile employee
James Albert Holmes, 79, of 115 Southview Dr., died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Gaffney, he was the husband of Brenda Holmes and son of the late Ben Holmes and the late Molly Pierce Holmes. He was a member of Kirby Memorial Baptist Church and a retired textile employee.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, James Edward Holmes, Benjamin Albert Holmes and Todd Franklin Holmes, all of Gaffney; two grandsons; two granddaughters; and a sister; Naomi Gordon of Gaffney.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Ron Jackson.
Pallbearers will be Larry Childers, Matt Clary, Bob Pettit, Mutt Ramsey, James “Hot Shot” Ramsey, Marty Crawford, Ricky Hall and Jack Humphries.
The family will receive friends anytime at the residence.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Bobby L. Ramsey
Carpenter
Bobby Leroy Ramsey, 52, of 100 Killion Dr., B-6, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at Spruce Pine, N.C.
A native of Orangeburg, he was the son of the late Leroy Ramsey and the late Ollie Ramsey. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Lee Ramsey of St. George; two step-sons, Arnold Jones and Davy Jones, both of St. George; two step-daughters, Robin Jones of Sumter and Jeni Lynch of Walterboro; two brothers, William Hall of Gaffney and Buddy Hall of Harleyville; a granddaughter and several step-grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Calvin Hall. Burial was in Draytonville Baptist Church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gene Clark, Merv Bishop, Tony Everhart, Marty Robbins, Brandon Joy, Mark Harrill, Roger Jones and Tommy Calvert.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Charles H. Woods
Retired food processor
Charles Henry Woods, 84, of 414 Hardin Dr., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at his home.
A native of Knoxville, Tenn., he was the husband of Minnie Ethel Underwood Woods and son of the late John Andrew Woods and the late Edith Estelle Webster Woods. He was a retired food processor and of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two sons, Dennis Woods of Gaffney and Charles Wayne Woods of Matthews, N.C.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Graveside services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. John Goforth.
The family is at the home of Dennis Woods, 104 Castle Courts, Gaffney.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Keith A. Street
Construction worker
Mr. Keith Alan Street, 40, formerly of Gaffney, died in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.
A native of Augusta, Ga., he was the son of the late Benjamin M. Street and the late Domogene Street. He was a construction worker and of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Amanda Street and Ashley Street, both of Cowpens; a son, Alan Street of Cowpens; three brothers, Danny Street of Evans, Ga., Gerald Street of Hephzibah, Ga., and Jay Street of Aiken, Ga.; a sister, Denise Congor of Martinez, Ga.; two grandchildren, Destini Miller and Daniel Miller.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel.
The family is at the respective homes.

Kenneth W. Parker
Retired construction worker
Kenneth W. Parker, 61, of 226 Rosa Dr., died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital.
A native of Gaffney, he was the widower of Kay Parris Parker and son of the late Freeman Horace Parker and the late Daisy Alexander Parker. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Freedom Fellowship Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Penny White and Tammy Painter, both of Gaffney; a son; James “Jimmy” Parker of Gaffney; three grandchildren; four sisters, Martha Parker, Carolyn Parker, Dianne Griffin and Freddie Carter, all of Gaffney.
Mr. Parker was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Parker, and a grandson, Joshua Parker.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Terrell Dllingham.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and other times will be at the home of Penny White, 716 Garvin Lake Rd.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Freedom Fellowship Baptist Church, 169 Northey St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.

Beaulene R. Hoey
Retired beautician
Beaulene Ruthie Smith Hoey, 65, of 417 W. Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.
Daughter of the late Keenon Smith and the late Geneva Smith, she was a native of Cherokee County. She was a 1955 graduate of Green Bethel High School in Boiling Springs, N.C., and a graduate of Dalebrook Beauty Center. She was a retired beautician and a well-known seamstress and caterer. She was a member of New Shiloh Baptist Church in Charlotte and served as a member and former president of the Pastor’s Aide and former president of the kitchen committee.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Crapps and Beverly Palmer of Charlotte; a son, Christopher Hoey of Charlotte; three sisters, Marie Smith, Ruby Ross and Lucille Lee of Shelby; two brothers, Keenon Smith Jr. and Bobby Smith of Charlotte; and five grandchildren.
Service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2600 Elmin St., Charlotte, with the Rev. C.M. Booker officiating. Burial will be in York Memorial Cemetery, Charlotte. Body will be placed in the church Tuesday at 2 p.m.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8 at New Shiloh Baptist Church.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Marie M. McLane
Spartanburg County native
Marie Margaret McLane, 76, formerly of College Drive, died today, Nov. 19, 2001, at Magnolia Manor, Spartanburg.
A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late V. Frank McLane and the late Marie O’Shields McLane. She lived in Gaffney for most of her life and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are six cousins – Fuller McLane, Frank McLane, Brian McLane, Edna Earle Crow, Jean B. Coggins and Emily B. Childers.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Joel Sellers and Dr. Bobby Morrow.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

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