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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, April 4, 2003

Tommy Huskey
Retired from textiles
Thomas L. (Tommy) Huskey, 61, formerly of 131 Huskey Dr., died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the husband of Elizabeth Ivey Huskey and son of the late James Otis Huskey and the late Virginia Sentell Huskey. He was retired from textiles and of the Baptist faith.
Also surviving are two sons, Steve Huskey and Tracy Huskey, both of Gaffney; two daughters, April Huskey of Blacksburg and Kristie Broome of Gaffney; six grandchildren; five brothers, James Huskey, Elmer Huskey, Ricky Huskey, Donald Huskey, all of Gaffney, and Terry Huskey of Augusta, S.C.; six sisters, Margaret Littlejohn, Linda Mosley, Wanda Parker, all of Gaffney, Christine Holt of Mooresboro and Hazel Jolly of Alabama.
Family members are at their respective homes.
Arrangements are incomplete. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge.

Anterria Jenkins
Student at GHS
Anterria Jenkins, 14, of 409 E. Junior High Rd., Apt. 54, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at 2:35 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Center.
Daughter of Donna White of the home and Terry Jenkins of Gaffney, she was a native of Gaffney, a 9th grade student at Gaffney High School and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Also surviving are two brothers, Brandon White of Bennettsville and Dominick White of Gaffney; grandparents, Leroy White, Georgia White and Sammy Jenkins, all of Gaffney, and Annie R. Johnston of Knoxville, Tenn.
The family is at the home of Leroy and Georgia white, 102 Granite Dr.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Bobby J. Goode
Employed by Sco-Mar Textiles
Bobby Gene Jefferies Goode, 55, of Apt. 22-C Berkley Apartments died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Cherokee County and son of the late Ella Mae Jefferies Moore, he was a former member of Suck Creek Baptist Church and was a member of Days of Life Church. He was employed by Sco-Mar Textiles.
Surviving are a sister, Mary Moore Davis of Shelby; and two brothers, Rev. Horace Junior Jefferies of Shelby and David Robinson of Mooresboro.
Services will be held Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at Suck Creek Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Tony Macomson and Dr. Jeff Buchanan. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 3:30.
The family is at the home of his niece, Mary Jefferies, Apt. B-8, Granard Courts.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Onnie Childers
Retired from Milliken
Onnie Childers, 77, of 3264 Pacolet Hwy., died today, April 4, 2003, at White Oak Estates, Spartanburg.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the husband of Sue S. Childers and son of the late Wardell Childers and the late Kay Eula Parris Childers. He was retired from Milliken Co. and was a member of Berry Memorial Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Sybil Hill of Gaffney; a stepson, Benny Millwood of Denver, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Connie Baker of Denver and Kay Carter of Gaffney; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; a brother, W.D. Childers of Gaffney; and three sisters, Gladys Bratton of York, Mary Ellen Coyle of Gaffney and Lydia Lee of Mississippi.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Childers was preceded in death by a son, Joe Dean Childers; a daughter, Carolyn Wilson; and a brother, Adjuel Childers.
Arrangements are incomplete. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge

Ada M. Burgin
SHELBY – Ada Mace Burgin, 95, of 204 Charles Rd., died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill.
Born on Dec. 12, 1907, in Cliffside, N.C., Mrs. Burgin was the daughter of the late Luther and Laura Greene. She was a retired textile worker and member of Westview Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Primetimers.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Burgin was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Mace Sr., and her second husband, Burnice Burgin; two sons, Max Mace and Bill Mace; and a sister, Rulene Hardin.
Surviving are a son, Earl Mace Jr. and Lynn of Shelby; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Judy Mace of Gaffney; daughter and son-in-law, Jessie and Rev. Bill Shytle of Rock Hill; grandchildren, Alan Mace, Lisa James, Teresa Chapman, Sharon Mallaney, Toni Martin, Steve Mace, Danny Mace and Natalie Sipes; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two daughters-in-law, Arlene Mace and Winona Mace.
Services will be held today at 4 p.m. at Westview Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Reese Linnell. Burial will be in Cleveland Memorial Park. Body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m.
The family is at the home, 204 Charles Rd., Shelby.
Memorials may be made to Westview Baptist Church, 500 Melody Lane, Shelby, N.C. 28152.
Arrangements by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home.

Inez O. Goforth
Retired from Peeler Rug
Inez Osment Goforth, 85, of 148 Mountain View Rd., died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Nathan Goforth and daughter of the late Bates Osment and the late Virginia Millwood Osment. She was retired from Peeler Rug and was a member of Abingdon Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Ann Green of Falston, N.C., and Madge Goforth of Gaffney; two sons, Donald Goforth of Gaffney and Ray Goforth of Lexington; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Goforth was preceded in death by a sister, Jessie Peeler, and a son, Harold (Sonny) Goforth.
Graveside services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mesopotamia Untied Methodist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Rick Taylor. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Goforth, Freddie Green, Rickey Green, Jared Earley, Wesley Green, Nathan Green and Jarred Green.
The family is at the home of Donald Goforth, 162 Mountain View Rd.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

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