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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, May 3, 2002

J.D. Parris
World War II veteran
J.D. Parris, 83, of 404 Chatham Ave., died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Hazel Inez Thrift Parris and son of the late Joe Dexter Parris and the late Moree Peeler Parris. He was a retired textile employee and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Veteran of Foreign Wars and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to his wife are five daughters, Peggy Richards of Wetumpka, Ala., Betty Cochran, Linda Berry, Martha Whitlock, Hazel Sellars, all of Gaffney; a son, Gary Parris of the home; two sisters, Aileen Brown and Florence Ruppe, both of Gaffney; a brother, Claude Parris of Spartanburg; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Parris was preceded in death by sons Edward Monroe Parris and Dewey Faye Parris; brothers, Boyd Parris and Raymond Parris; and sisters, Onie Ruppe and Alma Willis.
Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Rick Sellars. Burial will be in Cherokee Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chad Parris, Donnie Sellars, Josh Whitlock, Mike Sellars, Ronald Richards, Derek Berry, Marty Miller, Tony Parris and Ray Sellars.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and other times will be at the home of Martha Whitlock, 143 Tansi Trail.

Willie B. Jolly
Homemaker
COWPENS – Willie Fay Brown Jolly, 101, formerly of 257 Battleground Rd., died Thursday, May 2, 2002, in White Oak Manor, Spartanburg.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Collis K. Jolly and daughter of the late Lenier Brown and the late Alice Brannon Brown. She was a homemaker and oldest member of First Baptist Church of Cowpens.
Surviving are two sons, W.J. Jolly of Gaffney and Forrest A. Jolly of Columbia; six daughters, Edna Bradley of Merritt Island, Fla., Flora Robbins of Cocoa, Fla., Mona Mae Estes, Wilma Fowler, both of Cowpens, Carolyn Smith of Gaffney and Pat Tate of Pacolet; a brother, Lenier R. Brown of Arizona; a sister, Erline Revels of Merritt Island, Fla.; 27 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Jolly was preceded in death by two sons, Bill Jolly and Neb Jolly.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by Dr. Bobby Morrow. Burial will be in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home of Wilma Fowler, 257 Battleground Rd., Cowpens.

Nettie P. Hughey
Former owner/operator of Hughey’s Grocery
BLACKSBURG – Nettie Parris Hughey, 87, of 1847 W. Cherokee St., died Thursday, May 2, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Dewey C. (Boots) Hughey and daughter of the late William R. Parris and the late Luvie Phillips Parris. She was former owner and operator of Hughey’s Grocery of Blacksburg and was a member of Draytonville Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn Hambright of Blacksburg; a son, Dewey Dean Hughey of Gaffney; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two brothers, James R. Parris and William Archie Parris, both of Gaffney; and a sister, Lillie Pierce of Gaffney.
The family is at the home of Carolyn Hambright, 1817 W. Cherokee St.
Arrangements are incomplete. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge.

Maude L. Bonner
Gaffney native
Maude L. Bonner, 91, of Knoxville, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at her home in Knoxville.
Born in Gaffney, she had lived in Battle Creek, Mich., for 50 years before moving to Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude A. Bonner; parents, George and Daisy Cody; and son, Claude Bonner Jr.
Mrs. Bonner is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Welton and Deborah Bonner; a daughter, Lillian Joyce Merrill; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
No memorial services are planned at this time.
(Courtesy of Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.)

James S. Price
Gaffney native
James Stanley “Pepper” Price, 50, of 305 Eighth St., died Monday, April 29, 2002, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Gaffney, he was the son of the late Frank and Flora Lewis Price and was associated with Cherokee Finishing.
Surviving are two daughters, Kelly McCullough of Gaffney and Kathy Lee of Cowpens; two brothers, Wayne Lewis of Shelby and Richard Price of Gaffney; four sisters, Joyce Shell of Knoxville, Tenn., Julia Holsclaw of Gaffney, Pamela Kirkland of Campobello and Angela Rudisill of Rhode Island; five grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Price was preceded in death by two sisters, Diane L. Walker and Georgia Pennington, and a brother, William Andrew Price.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery.
The family is at their respective homes.
Arrangements by White Columns.

Sam Hush
Services for Sam Hush, 68, of 511 Littlejohn St., will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Bridges officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

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