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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, January 24, 2003

Clarence Cannon
Employed by Vulcan Materials in Pacolet
Clarence Cannon, 52, of 303-1/2 Elm St., died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Cleveland County, N.C., he was the son of the late James and Ida Shell Cannon and was employed by Vulcan Materials Company in Pacolet.
Surviving are two sons; two brothers, J.C. Cannon and Elbert Cannon, both of Shelby; and three sisters, Ida Lee Cannon, Mae Helen Smith and Diana Macopson, all of Shelby; and several grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Freddie Cannon and James Cannon Jr., and two sisters, Bessie Cannon and Louella Byers.
Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Shelby, conducted by the Revs. Ellis Battle and Dennis Rector. Burial will be Webb Memorial Lawns.
The family receive friends from 2:30-3 p.m. at the church Saturday and at other times will be at 909 Logan St. in Shelby.
Arrangements by Enloe Mortuary, Shelby.

Manuel I. Horne
Retired from textiles
COWPENS – Manuel Isaac Horne, 70, of 109 McBeth Rd., died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at his residence.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Doris West Horne and son of the late Isaac Roberson Horne and the late Florence Mathis Horne. He was retired from textiles and was a member of First Baptist Church of Cowpens.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Russell Horne and Mark Horne, both of Gaffney; three stepsons, Tony McAbee of Spartanburg, Tracy McAbee of Woodruff and Travis McAbee of Gaffney; a sister, Doris H. Painter of Gaffney; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Ralph Jett. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Russell Horne, Mark Horne, Tony McAbee, Tracy McAbee, Travis McAbee, Carlos Estep, Jeremy Horne and John Harris.
Honorary pallbearers will be James West, Tommy West, Don West, Robbie West, Burley Davis and Terry Hart.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8:30 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, S.C. 29301.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Ronnie D. Collins
LPN at Peachtree Centre
Ronnie D. Collins, 55, of 1108 E. Frederick St., died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at his residence.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Denise White Collins and son of Ruth Gallman Collins of Blacksburg and the late Ralph Dean Collins. He was a LPN at Peachtree Centre, former Cherokee County EMS director and a paramedic. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Clay Collins of Blacksburg, Chris Stone of Spartanburg and Tony Stone of Gaffney; a daughter, Kim Threadgill of Cowpens; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Bobby Collins and David Collins, both of Blacksburg.
Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Revs. Terry Pleasant and Bill Lutz. Entombment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Smith, Donnie Smith, Glenn Collins, Sammy Crow, Steve Mullinax, Bobby Collins Jr., Tony Allison and Chuck Bailey.
Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartanburg Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, S.C. 29301.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Vicky W. Seals
Lifelong resident of Cooley Springs community
CHESNEE – Vicky Wood Seals, 47, of 6912 Parris Bridge Rd., died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, where she had been a patient for several weeks.
Mrs. Seals had lived in the Cooley Springs community of Chesnee all of her life and was the wife of David Seals and daughter of Claude Wood and Ann Ponder Wood of Chesnee. She was of the Baptist faith.
A graduate of Chesnee High School and Spartanburg Technical College, she was a nurse and worked at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for approximately 13 years and at Spartanburg Convalescent Center for several years.
Also surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Misty and Kenneth Bradley; three grandchildren, Brittney, Victoria an Kenneth Jr.; and a sister, Deborah W. Lanier of Woodruff.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Eggers Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Claude White and Bill Hannon. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney.
The family will receive friends Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. at Eggers Funeral Home and at other times they will be at their home 6912 Parris Bridge Rd., near Martin and Camp Feed Mill in Chesnee.

Betty W. McLean
Private secretary
BLACKSBURG – Betty Ann Whitener McLean, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Spartanburg, she was the daughter of Abel Otto and Nettie Clary Whitener and widow of Lin K. McLean Sr., whom she married in 1945 in Charlotte.
Mrs. McLean was a 1938 graduate of Shelby (N.C.) High School and attended business school in Winston-Salem, N.C. After graduation, she worked as a private secretary from 1940 until 1948 in Charlotte, Atlanta and Baltimore. She and her husband lived in 11 states before settling in Blacksburg. She was a member of the A.R.P. Church in Blacksburg.
Surviving are two sons, Lin K. McLean Jr. of Greer and Robert M. McLean of Simpsonville; and two sisters, Mary Ellen Plexico of Gaffney and Marion Bartlett of Greenville, N.C.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the A.R.P. Church, conducted by the Rev. David Rowe. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Gaffney.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the church and at other times they will be at their respective homes.
Memorials may be made to the A.R.P. Church, 108 Chester St., Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

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