common / 08-09-2002

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, August 9, 2002

Ethel Webb
Retired textile employee
Ethel Webb, 91, of 110 First St., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Peachtree Centre.
She was the daughter of the late Thomas Clanton Webb and the late Lillian Inez Hill Webb. She was a retired textile employee and a member of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church.
Surviving are a niece, Ethel Ann Martin, of Columbia and four nephews, Tommy Webb of California, Robert Webb, Kenneth Webb, both of Gaffney, and John Blanton of Charlotte.
Graveside services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by Ashby Blakely.
Memorials may be made to Peachtree Centre, 1434 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Sandra McKinney
Cherokee County native
BLACKSBURG – Sandra McKinney, 36, of 400 Upper Deal St., Cherokee Falls Community, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of John Upchurch and Margie Peterson Calvert. She was a member of New Song Community Church.
In addition to her parents, she is survive by her stepfather, Bobby Calvert and stepmother, Ruby Lawter Upchurch; a son, Charles Wesley McKinney; four brothers, Robert Upchurch, Mark Calvert, Brent Calvert and David Calvert, all of Gaffney; four sisters, Teresa Duncan of Blacksburg (Cherokee Falls) Kaye Nava of Los Angeles, Calif., Kelly Waters and Tammy Patterson, both of Gaffney.
Graveside services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery with the Revs. Joe Paul Turner and Charlie Barnard officiating.
The family will be at their respective homes.
Arrangements by White Columns-Gaffney

Mary Kay Thompson
Housewife, native of McAdenville, N.C.
BLACKSBURG – Mary Kay Thompson, 88, of 1407 Ninety Nine Island Rd., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at the home of her daughter, Kay Thompson Blackwell, at 108 Courier Place, Spartanburg.
Born in McAdenville, N.C., she was the widow Lewis Cox Thompson and daughter of the late William Hovey Kay and the late Laura Garrison Kay. She was a housewife and member of Nazareth Baptist Church, the Snow Campaign and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving are two daughters, Kay Thompson Blackwell of Spartanburg and Viola Thompson Stanko of Navarree, Ohio; a sister, Eula Kay Gilliland of Navarree, Ohio; a grandson, Barry Blackwell of Charlotte; four granddaughters, Donna B. Childers of Spartanburg, Amy Teresia Stanko of Belmont, Denise S. Jeskey of Ashland, Tenn., Barbara E. Stanko of Navarree, Ohio; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by a son, William (Bill) L. Thompson, and a sister, Leona K. Jenkins.
Graveside services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Gaston Memorial Park, conducted by the Rev. Joseph Clayton.
The family is at the home of Marvin Blackwell, 108 Courier Place, Spartanburg.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 407 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, S.C. 29341; or Nazareth Baptist Church.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary.

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