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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, January 3, 2003

Jeanette T. Carlisle
Retired hotel manager
Jeanette Terry Carlisle, 71, of 125 Beltline Rd., Apt. 16, formerly of Ansel Street, Drayton, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Greer, she was the daughter of the late Hollis Clinton and Addie Mae Darnell Terry and the widow of Curtis B. Carlisle. She was a retired hotel manager and a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Porter of Gaffney, Sandra Franklin of Athens, Ga., and Tina Dean of Spartanburg; three granddaughters, Terri Gross, Melody Fowler and Brandy Flynn; four grandsons, Todd Porter, Chris Scruggs, Josh Scruggs, and Matthew Dean; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church, P.0. Box 220, Pauline, S.C. 29374; or to Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Ave., Suite 300, Spartanburg, S.C. 29302.
The family is at their respective homes.
Arrangements by Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel.

William B. Doty
Former administrator of Cherokee Health Department
William Burgess Doty, 85, of 201 Vine St., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare.
Born in Sardinia, S.C., Mr. Doty and his wife, Sarah Thomson Doty, had been married for 62 years. He was the son of the late Rev. Arthur Francis Doty and the late Arrie Rose Doty and retired as State Health Supervisor and Administrator for the Cherokee County Health Department after 25 years of service. He was a member of Limestone Presbyterian Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Ringan Thomson Doty of Brunswick, Ga., and his wife, Rebecca Doty; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Doty of Brunswick, Ga.; and a step-grandson, John H. Doty of Los Angeles, Calif.
Services were held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Limestone Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Dan Youngblood. Burial was in Long Cane Cemetery in Abbeville.
Pallbearers were David Clary, David Mabry, Ray Mabry Jr., Ralph Wilborn, Greg Kirby and Ken Byars.
The family is at the residence where they will receive friends at any time.
Memorials may be made to Limestone Presbyterian Church, 101 E. Jefferies St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or to Thornwell Children’s Home, P.O. Box 60, Clinton, S.C. 29325.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Sandra W. Parker
Former employee of Newark, Footstar
Sandra Kay Welcher Parker, 51, of 114 W. 9th St., died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Graham, N.C., she was the wife of George Edward Parker and daughter of the late Grady Welcher and the late Mattie Welcher. She was a former employee of Newark and Footstar and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Felicia Parker of Gaffney; two sons, Ryan Parker of the home and Brian Parker of Gaffney; two grandchildren; four sisters, Ann Welcher, Vicky Welcher, Nellie Cocomella, all of Graham, N.C., and Linda Oakley of Florida; three brothers, Mike Welcher, Ronnie Welcher, both of Graham, and Richard Welcher of Richmond, Va.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Welcher.
Services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Rich Lancaster. Burial was in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Teddy Upchurch, Kevin Branch, Kenny Upchurch, Brian Peterson, Stoney Scruggs and Kenny Caldwell.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Dalton L. Bolin
BLACKSBURG – Dalton Lee Bolin of 213 Pearson St., infant son of Brandy Ann Bolin of the home and Kendall Lee Dole, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Health-care System.
Surviving in addition to his parents are maternal grandmother, Laura Moses Bolin of the home; maternal grandfather, Jimmy Lee Bolin of Shelby; maternal great-grandmother, Doris Jeannette Moses; maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Leon Bolin; paternal grandmother, Debbie Dole of Grover; and paternal grandfather, Paul Dole of Grover.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rock Springs Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Brian Harris. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8:30 at Gordon Mortuary and at other times will be at 213 Pearson St., Blacksburg.
Memorials may be made to Dalton Lee Bolin Burial Fund, c/o Laura Bolin, 213 Pearson St., Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary.

Clarence Mayberry
Retired from Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, Ohio
Clarence Mayberry, 82, of 615 Littlejohn St., died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Brookview HealthCare Center.
Mr. Mayberry was the husband of Olestrous Webb Mayberry and son of the late Howard Mayberry and the late Alice Dawkins Mayberry. A Cherokee County native, he was retired from Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, Ohio, and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Alice Ware of Cleveland, Annie Lesteen Mayberry of Gaffney and Patricia Bagley of Woodtown, N.J.; two sisters, Atheline M. Davidson of Gaffney and Hettie Lee Durrah of Spartanburg; seven grandchildren, two of them, Monique Mayberry and Dodia Mayberry of the home, were reared in the home as his children; and 11 great-grandchildren, two of them, Alice Littlejohn and Olestrous Mayberry of Gaffney, were reared in the home as his children.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shalom Christian Fellowship Church, conducted by the Revs. Stanley Watson, Tracy Miller, Freddie Davis, Lawrence Davidson and Evangelist Melissa Spearman. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
The body will be placed in the home today at 5:30 p.m. to lie in state until noon Saturday.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.
Ina Bryant
Ina Bryant passed away at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Margie H. Huffstetler
Retired from Oxford Industries
Margie Hill Huffstetler, 72, of 309 Mimosa Dr., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of James Leonard Huffstetler and daughter of the late Walter Hill Sr. and the late Viola McCraw Hill. She was retired from Oxford Industries and was a member of West End Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Rita H. Swofford, and son-in-law, Mike Swofford, of Gaffney; two granddaughters, Tracy Blackwell and Mary McDaniel, both of Gaffney; a great-grandson, Jacob Blackwell of Gaffney; and a brother, Walter Hill Jr. of Gaffney.
Services will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, with burial in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
Honorary pallbearers will be the “Jolly Bunch” senior citizens of West End Baptist Church.
The body will be placed in the residence at 11 a.m. Saturday and the family will receive friends that evening from 7-8:30.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, S.C. 29342.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Lorene W. Whelchel
Retired textile employee
Lorene Wright Whelchel, 83, of 213 Lipscomb St., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Spartanburg.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of M.B. Whelchel and daughter of the late Edward Wright and the late Ressie Wright. She was a retired textile employee and member of First Baptist Church of Gaffney.
Surviving are a daughter, Elaine Short of Gaffney; two sons, Ken Whelchel and Don Whelchel, both of Charlotte, N.C.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bobby Wright of Gaffney.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Joel Sellers. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services and at other times they will be at the home of Elaine and Kenny Short, 103 Cambridge Circle, Gaffney.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, S.C. 29342.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

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