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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Wednesday, February 26, 2003

Donald Dycus
U.S. Army veteran; retired from Bost Bakery
SHELBY – Donald Hubert Dycus, 76, of 1608 Lithia Springs Rd., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
A native of Cleveland County, Mr. Dycus was the widower of Annie Ray Allen Dycus to whom he was married for 40 years. He was the son of the late Jesse and Irene Francis Dycus and served as a medical corpsmen in the United States Army during the Korean conflict era.
Mr. Dycus was formerly employed by J.P. Stevens and was retired from Bost Bakery. An avid gardener, he was a lifetime member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Dycus was preceded in death by two sisters, Lorene Cody and Frances Dycus.
Surviving are a son, Ned Dycus of the home; two brothers, Burl Dycus and David Dycus, both of Shelby; a sister, Rachel Dycus of Shelby; and a sister-in-law, Stella Wright of Shelby.
Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Ned Buckner. Burial, with military honors by the U.S. Army, will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may e made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2338 Pleasant Hill Church Rd., Grover, N.C. 28073.
Arrangements by Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home, 106 Cherryville Rd., Shelby.

Cloie B. Silver
Homemaker
Cloie B. Silver, 87, of 2351 Love Springs Rd., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital.
Born in Gaffney, Mrs. Silver was the widow of William C. Silver Sr. and daughter of the late Garnett Bagwell and the late Hettie Higgins Bagwell. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are a daughter, Garnette Kirby of Pacolet; a son, William “Billy” Silver of Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Silver was preceded in death by two brothers, Claude Bagwell and Marvin Bagwell.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Joel Gardner.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service and at other times they will be at 510 N. Hwy. 150, Pacolet.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Cozette Price
Co-owner and operator of Price’s Peach Farms
Margaret “Cozette” Miller Price, 75, of 1732 Chesnee Highway, Gaffney, S.C., died February 25 at home after courageously battling an extended illness.
A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Martha Lula Miller. She attended Limestone College in Gaffney. She was the co-owner and operator of Price’s Peach Farms until her retirement in 1995.
As a farmer and summer employer of adolescents, Ms. Price demonstrated her strong qualities of hard work, honesty, and fairness and became a mentor of many. She was active in her Baptist faith and attended both Macedonia Baptist and Cherokee Creek Baptist Church.
Ms. Price is survived by her son, Bill Price and daughter-in-law, Lynne Owens Price of Gaffney and her daughter, Martha Price, M.D. and son-in-law, Tom McKeon of Tampa, Florida.
Surviving in addition are four grandchildren, Will and Kimsey Price of Gaffney and Bri Anne and Price McKeon of Tampa, Florida.
In addition to her immediate family, she is also survived by her loving sisters, Lucille Wofford, Thelma Daniels and Marion Seay, all of Spartanburg, S.C., and brothers, Joseph Miller of Spartanburg and James Miller of Irwin, California.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, February 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by Dr. Terry Duvall and Rev. Mike Frazier. Interment will follow in Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney.
Ms. Price may be remembered by flowers or memorial gifts to the Macedonia Baptist Church Youth Fund or Cherokee Creek Baptist Church Fund, also the Bayshore Baptist Church Youth Fund in Tampa, Florida.
The family will be at her residence, 1732 Chesnee Highway in Gaffney.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home

Shelia B. Hughes
Former employee of Newark Electronics
Shelia Ann Bonds Hughes, 50, of 328 Gaffney Ferry Rd., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Jack R. Hughes Sr. and daughter of the late John K. Bonds Sr. and the late Mildred Dover Bonds. She was formerly employed by Newark Electronics and was a member of Little Memorial Baptist Church.
Also surviving are a daughter, Carrie Ann Glover of Gaffney; two sons, Jack R. Hughes Jr. and Jason H. Hughes, both of Gaffney; a sister, Candace Price of Gaffney; a brother, Dewight Dover of Gaffney; and three grandchildren, Meaghan Glover, Jaysa Hughes and Jenna Hughes.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by a brother, John K. Bonds Jr.
Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Marshall Foster and Mr. Ashby Blakely.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to A.L.S. Clinic, Carolinas Medical Center, P.O. Box 32861, Charlotte, N.c. 28232-2861.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Jack Lindsay
U.S. Army veteran
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Stonewall Jackson “Jack” Lindsay, 94, of 3233 Dawson St., died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at his home after an extended illness.
A native of Union County, S.C., he was a son of the late Jesse Lindsay and Delia Clowney Foster. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Jonesville and attended several churches in Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired employee of Local 1058 in Pittsburgh.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce Caldwell Lindsay of the home; two sons, Derek A. and Gregory G. Lindsay of the home; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. James Williams and Duane Cooper. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m.
The family is at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. James A. Williams, 110 Franklin St., Jonesville.
The Gilmore Mortuary.

Mary E. Humphries
Retired from Gaftan Sportswear
SHELBY - Mary Earls Humphries, 82, of 204 Kenwood Dr., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.
A native of Cleveland County, Mrs. Humphries was the widow of Lyman L. Humphries and daughter of the late Oliver and Lara Earls. She was retired from Gaftan Sportswear and was a homemaker and member of Christopher Road Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Adult 5 Sunday School Class.
Mrs. Humphries was a member of the Shelby City Park Club and served as a volunteer at the Senior Center.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Fueller and Deborah Stacy, and a son, Eddie Humphries.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Humphries and Marjorie Bridges, both of Shelby; four sons, Wyan Humphries of Gaffney, Kinnie Humphries of Mooresboro, Ronald Humphries of Shelby and Samuel Humphries of Marietta, S.C.; 27 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; six brothers and a sister.
Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Mickey Heyward. Burial will be in Cleveland Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 10-11 a.m. prior to the services and at other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Christopher Road Baptist Church Building Fund.
Arrangements by Cleveland Funeral Services, 2518 W. Dixon Blvd., Shelby.

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