common / 08-16-2002

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, August 16, 2002

Alice Long
Cherokee County native
Alice Lee Long, 50, of 705 Littlejohn St., died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at 11:33 a.m. in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late John Tate and the late Darlene Houston Tate. She was a nurse’s aid, with her last employment at Pinedale Nursing Home. She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church, Cowpens, and served as an usher, member of the Mass Choir, the YWA’s, the Pastor’s Aid and the Missionary Society.
Surviving are a daughter, Alice Mae Tate of the home; a stepson, Walter Long Jr. of Spartanburg; three who were reared in her home as sons, Jonathan McNeil, Edward Tate and Vinson Logan of Gaffney; two sisters, Janie T. Davis and Annie Marie Tate, both of Gaffney; four brothers, Sullivan Dean Tate, Bill Tate Jr., Robert Tate, all of Gaffney, and Willie James Tate of Cowpens; and one granddaughter.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. C. Dennis Rector. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Pallbearers will be members of Piney Grove All Male Chorus. Flower bearers will be: Nicole Armstrong, Annie Guyton, Lorene Littlejohn, Merchell Harris, Nellie Young, Tracey McNeil and Martha Tate.
The family is at the home of her sister, Janie Davis, 333 Hetty Hill St.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Elwillie Haney
Jehovah’s Witness
Elwillie Jeter Haney, 80, of Magnolia Nursing Home in Inman, widow of Noah Haney Sr., died Monday, Aug. 12 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Union Co., she was the daughter of the late Wesley Smith and Ella Sims. She was the adopted daughter of Elijah and Lula Sims Jeter.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She is survived by a son, Noah Haney Jr. of Spartanburg; a daughter, Esther Jenkins of Spring, Texas; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. tonight at The Gilmore Mortuary in Gaffney.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Gaffney. The body will be placed in the Kingdom Hall an hour prior to services. Burial will be in Gaffney Memorial Park.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Haney Jr., 523 Dodd Lane in Spartanburg.

Thomas Jolly
Cherokee County Native
Thomas H. Jolley, 81, of 1434 N. Limestone St., died Monday, Aug. 12 at 10:25 p.m. in the Peachtree Centre.
A native of Cherokee Co., he was the son of the late Golden Jolly and the late Anna Hardy Jolly Alexander.
He was a member of Mikes Creek Baptist Church and was an Army Veteran of WWII. He was a former truck driver.
He is survived by a nephew, a niece and two cousins he considered his sisters.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Dover, Michael Bridges and Jennifer Hemphill officiating. Burial will follow in Limestone Cemetery.
Flower bearers will be: Ruth Phillips, Lottie Mayberry, Christine Ross, Josephine Lyons, Robin Davidson, Shevette Garrett and Juanita Mayberry. Pallbearers will be: James Petty, Lewis Blanton, Larry Jefferies, Paul Gist, Charlies Lipscomb and Raford Peeler.

Travis Howell
Travis Kile Howell, 19, of 1532 Shelby Hwy. in Blacksburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
A native of Effingham, Ill., he was the son of Candice Howell Wright of the home.
He was a carpenter and a member of Buffalo Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Cassandra Howell of the home; a brother, Clayton Howell of the home.; a grandfather, George Howell of Blacksburg; and a grandmother, Rosemary Wood of Shelbyville, Ill.
Services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Sidney Norton officiating. Burial will follow in Frederick Memorial Gardents.
Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family is at the residence.
3 Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center will have its next parenting classes beginning Aug. 29 and continuing for six consecutive weeks on Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center, 250 Dewey Ave., Spartanburg. To enroll call 864-585-0366, ext. 327.
3 The Upstate Workforce Investment Board for the Consortium of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union counties will meet Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at Union County Adult Education, Screening Room, 517 E. Main St., Union. The meeting is open to the public.

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