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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Monday, June 23, 2003

Columbus C. Moorhead
Marine dive bomber pilot in South Pacific in WWII
BLACKSBURG – Columbus C. Moorhead, 82, of 302 Holly Grove Rd., died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at his home.
A lifelong resident of Blacksburg, he attended Blacksburg High School and Davidson College, where he played football and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
Mr. Moorhead was an elder in the Association Reformed Presbyterian Church, where he taught an adult Sunday School class for many years and later a senior high Sunday School class. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the South Pacific as a Marine dive bomber pilot. He remained in the Reserves and was attached to a Marine squadron based in Atlanta. He retired as a major.
Mr. Moorhead farmed in Cherokee County and in Gaston County, N.C. He was a board member of the Farm Bureau for many years and was elected for several terms as a commissioner of the Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District, where he was a commissioner emeritus at the time of his death.
Mr. Moorhead was a member of the South Carolina Pork Board and a South Carolina delegate to the National Pork Board for several terms.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret; two sons, Robert C. Moorhead of Gaffney and Richard D. "Dickie" Moorhead of Blacksburg; a sister, Margaret Moorhead McNutt of Columbus, Miss.; and six grandchildren.
Mr. Moorhead was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Moorhead Wilkins.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. David Rowe. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Holly Grove Catering.
Pallbearers were Bryan Henderson, Kenneth Henderson, Joe Ross, Bud Killian, Henry Moorhead, Clint Wilkins, Patrick Moorhead and Richard Moorhead.
Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, S.C. 29301; or to A.R. Presbyterian Church, 108 S. Chester St., Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

Jackie B. Nodine
Construction contractor
SPARTANBURG – Jackie B. Nodine, 40, of 2 Beech St., died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at his residence.
Mr. Nodine was a native of Spartanburg County and son of Eddie Frank Nodine of Chesnee and Joyce Wilson Nodine of Spartanburg. He was a construction contractor and a member of Green Point Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Nodine is survived by a sister, Lisa Johnson, of Inman and two nephews.
Services were held Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Green Point Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. David Lancaster and Greg Wilson. Burial was in Springhill Memorial Gardens in Chesnee.
Memorials may be made to Green Point Baptist Church Building Fund, 1391 Rainbow Lake Rd., Inman, S.C. 29349; or to the PKD Foundation, 4901 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 64112-2634.
The family is at the home.
Arrangements by Eggers Funeral Home, Boiling Springs.

Faye B. Batchelor
Cherokee County native
GREENWOOD – Faye Bevis Batchelor, 48, of 105 Melanie Court, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at her home.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Lawson and Georgie Price Batchelor and a member of McKowns Mountain Baptist Church in Gaffney.
Surviving are two brothers, Albert Bevis and Raymond Bevis, both of Gaffney.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at White Columns-Gaffney and at other times they will be at the home of her brother at 3844 Chesnee Hwy., Gaffney.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Dean Painter.

Charles L. Padgett Jr.
Retired from Timken
Charles L. Padgett Jr., 75, of 139 Fleming Rd., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at his residence.
A native of Centerhill, Fla., he was the husband of Evelyn Adler Padgett and son of the late Charlie Leslie Padgett and the late Ida Carroll Padgett Ryals. He was a retired security guard for The Timken Company and was a Mason. He had lived in Gaffney for 31 years and was a Korean War and World War II veteran. Mr. Padgett was of the Pentecostal faith.
Also surviving are his children, Michael Charles Padgett of Spartanburg, Shirley Padgett White and Robert Eugene "Teddy" Padgett, both of Gaffney; a sister, Barbara Padgett Griffis of Orlando, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Revs. Chuck Padgett, Toby Elliott and Jim McClure.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the home of his son, Teddy, 141 Fleming Rd.
Memorials may be made to National Parkinson’s Foundation, P.O. Box 414158, Miami, Fla. 33141-4158.

Joe T. Scoggins
Carpenter
CLOVER – Joe Thomas Scoggins, 64, of 2119 Knox Rd., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at his residence.
A native of Shelby, N.C., he was the husband of Joy Ann Peterson Scoggins and son of the late Ernest Hannon Scoggins and the late Emaline Grooms Scoggins. He was a carpenter in the construction business and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Lisa Scoggins Ward of Kings Mountain, N.C.; a son, Eric Vincent Scoggins of Clover; three grandchildren; four brothers, Johnny Scoggins, Jimmy Scoggins, both of York, Ronnie Scoggins of Sharon and Buck Scoggins of Blacksburg; and a sister, Pat Childers of Kings Mountain.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Scoggins was preceded in death by two brothers, Dean Scoggins and Junior Scoggins, and a sister, Sarah Bolin.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at Gordon Mortuary, Blacksburg, and at other times they will be at 2119 Knox Rd., Clover.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary, Blacksburg.

Hoyle (Buddy) Carroll
Industrial electrician
BLACKSBURG – Hoyle (Buddy) Carroll, 59, of 107 Summit Dr., died Friday, June 20, 2003, at his residence.
Born in Blacksburg, he was the husband of Dorothy Mae Moss Carroll and son of the late Julia Ethel Caveny Carroll and the late Cole Carroll. He was an industrial electrician.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Richard Jerome Carroll of Cherokee Falls and James Larry Carroll of Blacksburg; two daughters, Sherry Dean Humphries and Lisa Ann Moss, both of Blacksburg; nine grandchildren; one step-great-grandson; nine great-grandchildren; one stepson, Samuel (Sammy) Childers Jr. of Blacksburg; three stepdaughters, Vickie Wright of Blacksburg, Malinda Moss of Spartanburg and Cheryl Bryson of Greer; a brother, Earnest Haskal Carroll of Blacksburg; and a sister, Lois Blacksburg.
Graveside services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Clingman Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Revs. Jamie Martin and Michael Price.
The family is at the residence.
Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary.

Hettie H. Jordan
Retired from Hamrick Mills
Hettie Mae Huskey Jordan, 77, of 204 Misty Lane, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at her residence.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Roy Dennis Jordan and daughter of the late Jessie Huskey and the late Nellie Childers Huskey. She was retired from Hamrick Mills and was of the Baptist faith. She was a former member of Johnson Memorial Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughter, Ann Elder, and son-in-law, Don Bailey of Gaffney; daughter, Faye Harris, and son-in-law, Robbie Harris of Gaffney; a son, Joe Dean Jordan, and daughter-in-law, Vickie Jordan of Gaffney; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by a brother, James Huskey.
Services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Alan Peeler and Dean Painter. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Michael Bailey, David Queen, Zanie Childers, Chip Scoggins, Marvin Childers and Donnie Phillips.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Spartanburg, S.C. 29301.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

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