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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, January 17, 2003

Virginia H. McCullough
Spartanburg County native
Virginia V. Hughes McCullough, 82, of 304 Jackson St., died Wed-nesday, Jan. 15, 2003, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Spartanburg County, she was the widow of Keenan McCullough Jr. and daughter of the late Robert Hughes and the late Minnie Bobo Hughes. She was a homemaker and member of Silica Springs Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Charlotte White, Joyce McCullough, Doris Bennett and Georgia Mullinax, all of Gaffney; four sons, Ernest McCullough, Jackie McCullough, both of Gaffney, Frank McCullough and Jim McCullough, both of Belton; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Silica Springs Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Lynn Ford. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens. Body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the residence and also at 936 9th St.
Memorials may be made to Silica Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 867, Pacolet, S.C. 29372.

James W. Wicks Sr.
Retired from Milliken
JONESVILLE – James W. Wicks Sr., 71, of 280 Belue Rd., died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the husband of Margie Good Wicks and son of the late Walter and Katie Kershaw Wicks. He moved to Union County at an early age and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served on the Trustee Board. He was retired from Milliken Company.
Also surviving are two daughters, Rebecca Moore of Jonesville and Violet Wicks Farr of Union; seven sons, James Wicks Jr. and Tony Wicks of Union, Wayne Wicks, Charles Wicks and Christopher Wicks of Jonesville, Theo Wicks of Gaffney and Micheal Wicks of Bennetsville; a sister, Carrie Gist of Union; a brother, Andrew Glenn of Jonesville; 20 grandchildren, one of whom, Letitia Hames, was reared in the home; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church of Kelton, conducted by the Rev. James E. Tillotson. Body will be placed in the church at l p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family is at the home, 280 Belue Rd., Jonesville.
Arrangements by Carolina Mortuary, Union.

Brenda K. Burris
Gaffney native
Brenda Kay Burris, 45, of 815 W. Buford St., Apt. 16-A, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at 8 p.m. in Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Daughter of the late Stanley Jefferies and the late Virgie Mae Dawkins Burris, she was a native of Gaffney and a member of New Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Chade Burris of the home; four sisters, Annie Dawkins, Geneva B. Williams, Carolyn L. Burris and Hilda B. Houston, all of Gaffney; five brothers, Joe Burris of Charlotte, Walter Burris, James Burris, Lou Michael Burris and Maurice Dawkins, all of Gaffney and three grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Mount Zion Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Roger Mason, Van C. Williams, David Vernon and Dr. Eula Miller Jr. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Donnell Adams, Johnny Burris, Carroll Dawkins, Lynn Dawkins, Charles Hollis Jr., Willie Linder and Tyronne Smith.
Flower bearers will be Larika Dawkins, Tangie Adams, Helen Cunningham, Nannie Williams, Lillian Burris, Patty Woods, Dorothy Hull and Ruth Linder.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Jim White
Retired from Fiber Ind.
SHELBY – James E. “Jim” White, 72, of 2600 S. Post Rd., died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at home.
Born April 4, 1930, in Cleveland County, he was a son of Vara Batchelor and the late Oscar White. He retired from Fiber Industries as foreman and was employed by State Line Grocery and Grill. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was secretary of the Adult 3 Sunday School class and member of No. 3 Ruitan.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Floyd White.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mildred Harris White of the home; two sons, Robbie Harris and his wife, Faye, of Gaffney and Bruce White of Shelby; a daughter, Luanne Glenn and her husband, Tommy, of Shelby; two brothers, Bobby White and his wife, Lois, of Gaffney and Donald White of Spartanburg; grandchildren, Denise Scoggins and her husband, Chip, Ronnie Harris and his wife, Rachel, Taylor Glenn, Olivia Glenn, Hannah White and Coby White; and three great-grandchildren, Zach Scoggins, Jordan Scoggins and Kasey Harris.
The funeral will be today at 4 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Earl with the Rev. David Gordon officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The family is at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28150; or the Van Fund at New Hope Baptist Church, 2621 Blacksburg Rd., Earl, N.C. 28088.
Arrangements by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home.

Ruby M. Waters
Retired beautician
Ruby Lee McDaniel Waters, 72, of Westwinds Apt. 32, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2002, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital.
Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late James Columbus McDaniel and the late Ola Blanton McDaniel. She was a retired beautician and a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are two brothers, James McDaniel and Henry McDaniel, both of Gaffney; and a sister, Faye Collins of Gaffney.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Revs. Terry Pleasant and Vernon Mullinax.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy McDaniel, Heyward King, Wayne Brown, Joe Porter, Stephen Robbins and Terry Robbins.
The family will receive friends today from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home prior to the service.
The family is at the home of James McDaniel, 503 Marietta St.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, S.C. 29342.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home

Edna G. Garrett
Homemaker
Edna Grant Garrett, 86, formerly of Holmes Street, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at White Oak Manor, Spartanburg.
Mrs. Garrett was the widow of Robert Garrett and daughter of the late George Grant and the late Laura Mayhew Grant. She was a homemaker and member of West End Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sisters, Bertie Horn and Corrine Smith, both of Gaffney, and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Revs. Kevin Childs and Ray Caldwell.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at 607 W. Floyd Baker Blvd.

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