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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, July 19, 2002

Robert F. Carroll
Electrical mechanic
Robert Franklin Carroll, 40, of 4907 N. Jensen, Chicago, Ill., died at his home.
Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Robert C. (Bob) Carroll and Helen (Pat) White Carroll of Gaffney. He was an electrical mechanic and a member of Limestone Presbyterian Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Also surviving are three sisters, Helen C. Combs of Fort Mill, Allison Jean (Misty) Carroll and Hailey Nichole Carroll, both of Gaffney.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Limestone Presbyterian Church Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dan Youngblood. The family will receive friends in the church parlor following the service.
The family is at the home of his parents, 119 Hillside Dr., Gaffney.
Memorials may be made to Limestone Presbyterian Church for the Thornwell Home for Children, 101 E. Jefferies St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Sadie P. Stewart
Retired employee of LaFrance Industries
Sadie Phillips Stewart, 83, of Gaffney, formerly of Pendleton, died Monday, July 15, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Central, she was the widow of James E. Stewart and daughter of the late Fred L. and Ettie Gillespie Phillips. She was a retired employee of LaFrance Industries and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Gaffney and a former member of Pendleton First Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Jean P. Rackley of Gaffney; a brother, Sam Phillips of Pendleton; three sisters, Faith Hunnicutt and Hazel Phillips, both of Seneca, and Sue Manley of Salem; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Pendleton First Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery
Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church Renovation Fund, 190 Corinth Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements by Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central.

Dorothy L. Rue
Gaffney native
Dorothy Littlejohn Rue, 68, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her residence.
A native of Gaff-ney, she was the daughter of the late Lucius Littlejohn and the late Ella Jones Littlejohn and widow of Nichlos Rue. She was a graduate of Granard High School and a former member of Limestone Baptist Church in Gaffney. In Los Angeles, she was an active member of Victory Baptist Church. She was a retired nurse from California Hospital after 46 years of service.
Surviving are a daughter, Teresa Stone of Los Angeles; three brothers, Dr. Clarence L. Littlejohn of Los Angeles, Dr. Lucious Littlejohn and Rev. Myles Littlejohn of Cleveland, Ohio; six sisters, Jemima Jones of Cleveland, Mattie Wood and Murlean Cottrell of Baltimore, Md., Helen Stringer of Los Angeles, Kansas Ratchford and Elaine Wood Field of Gaffney; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held today at Victory Baptist Church in Los Angeles.
Harrison Ross Mortuaries, 1839 E. Firestone Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif., 90001, is in charge of arrangements.
(Courtesy of Foster Funeral Home.)

Colie B. Camp
Retired from U.S. Army and Dept. of Corrections
Colie Bernard Camp, 62, of 405 E. Frederick St., died Thursday, July 18, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Doris Akers Camp and son of the late Colie B. Camp and the late Eunice Fowler Camp. He was retired from the U.S. Army and the Department of Corrections. He graduated from Baylor University and was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Crystal Camp McCleod of Gaffney and Jennifer Camp Aherns of Dallas, N.C.; two sons, Michael Lance Camp of Gaffney and Richard Lee Camp of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Wanda Quinton, Barbara Wilson, both of Gaffney, and Bernice Pridgen of Gilbert, S.C.; two brothers, Robert Camp of Gaffney and Wilborn Camp of Shelby; and four grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Camp was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Bostic Bradshaw.
Services, with full military honors, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, conducted by Father Raymond Carlo. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
A rosary service will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home followed by visitation from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be a military honor guard.
The family is at the home of Barbara Wilson, 143 E. Third St., Gaffney.
Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund, 407 Grace St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.

Elizabeth H. DuPre
Sister of Gaffney resident; Marlboro Co. school teacher
Elizabeth Hughes DuPre, widow of R.F. DuPre, died Monday, July 15, 2002, in Annandale, Va.
Mrs. DuPre, a former resident of Bennettsville, was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. D.B. Hughes. She was a graduate of Anderson College and Winthrop University, having been a teacher and music director in the Marlboro County schools.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Ash, and two grandchildren, Kristin and Ryan; two sisters, Polly H. Blanton of Gaffney and Virginia H. Todd of Daytona Beach, Fla.
Graveside services were held in Bennettsville at Sunset Memorial Park.
Anniel Mickles
Services for Anniel Mickles, 74, of 621 Broad St., widow of Deacon Odell Mickles Sr., will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Mikes Creek Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Kerwin Wray, Sue Manning, Dr. J.W. Sanders Sr. and Pastor Darin G. Freeman. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Pallbearers will be the deacons of Mikes Creek Baptist Church and honorary pallbearers will be the church’s trustees.
Mrs. Mickles died Monday July 15, 2002, in Peachtree Center. She was a Cherokee County native and daughter of the late Dovie Lattimore.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

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