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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, November 22, 2002

Ola Black
Gaffney native
Ola Ruth Roberts Black, 88, of Upper Marlboro, Md., died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, in Prince George’s Hospital, Landover, Md.
A Gaffney native, she was the daughter of the late James and Myra Roberts and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Gaffney.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara L. Walls and Theresa Alexander of the home; three brothers; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A wake will be held today from 10-11 a.m. at Mount Airy Baptist Church, 100 N. Capitol St., Washington, D.C. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Harmony Memorial Park, Landover, Md.
The family is at 12700 Conwood Court, Upper Marlboro, Md.
Taylors Funeral Home of Washington, D.C. is in charge of arrangements.

Corinne G. Owens
Retired waitress
Corinne Gaffney Owens, 68, of 616 Wade Ave., Raleigh, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at her residence.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Keith Owens and daughter of the late Frederick P. Gaffney and the late Lydia Fowler Gaffney. She was a retired waitress and of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are three daughters, Kathryn Kinsey of Orlando, Fla., Alice Corinne Summers of Chicago, Ill., and Deborah K. Owens of Raleigh; a son, Keith Owens Jr. of King, N.C.; three sisters, Dora Blanton of Murfreesboro, N.C., Patsy James and Frieda Holmes, both of Gaffney; two brothers, Carroll Gaffney of Gaffney and Larry Gaffney of Mountain View, Ark.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Alan Peeler. The family will receive friends at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home from 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to the service.
The family is at the home of Patsy James, 310 Vernon St., Gaffney.

Thomas Good
Served for 22 years in U.S. Army
SHELBY – Thomas Lee Good, 64, of 2503 Wildwood Dr., died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at his home.
A native of Blacksburg, he was the son of the late Willie W. and Odessa Davis Good. He retired from the U.S. Army as a master sergeant after 22 years of service, which included duty in the Vietnam War. He was employed by Frieghtliner Corporation in Mount Holly, N.C., where he had worked for 19 years. He was a member of Youngs Grove Baptist Church, Blacksburg.
Surviving are his wife, Jeanette Elizabeth Martin Good; a son, Thomas Dieangelo Good of Shelby; two brothers, Clarence Good of Blacksburg and Howard Good of Kings Mountain; four sisters, Willie Mae Goode, Vera Wilson and Lorene Womach, all of Kings Mountain, and Lela Coverton of Blacksburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Youngs Grove Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Larry Brooks. Burial will be in Cleveland Memorial Park, Boiling Springs, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 2:30-3 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, N.C. 28202.
Arrangements by Enlow Mortuary, 231 N. Layfette St.

Carmen S. Cody
Retired textile employee
Carmen Ersell Scruggs Cody, 93, formerly of 318 Gregory Rd., died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, in Peachtree Centre.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of William Boyd Cody and daughter of the late James Holly Scruggs and the late Lula Exodus Henderson Scruggs. She was a retired textile employee and a member of Elm Street Church of God.
Surviving are two daughters, Margaret Hughey and Ruth Patterson, both of Gaffney; two sons, David Cody and Frank Cody, both of Gaffney; a sister, Amy Farley of Gaffney; a brother, Jessie Scruggs of Gaffney; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p..m at Elm Street Church of God. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Daily Albert
U.S. Army veteran
INMAN – Dailey Albert, 73, of Inman Healthcare Facility, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Albert was the widower of Virginia Westmoreland Albert and retired from pool maintenance. He was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith.
Graveside services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery, conducted by Capt. Stan Colbert.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

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