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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, June 27, 2003

Jacqueline H. Evans
Retired nurse
SPARTANBURG – Jacqueline Thelma Hatcher Evans, 83, of 295 E. Pearl St., died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System following a brief illness.
A native of Indianapolis, Ind., she was the widow of the Rev. Arthur M. Evans and daughter of the late Rev. Frank Roy Hatcher and the late Annie Bell Hatcher. She was a member of Stephen Grove AME Zion Church in Una where she sang in the Senior Choir and was church pianist for 30 years. She was a member of the AME Zion Ministers’ Wives Alliance in Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Mrs. Evans graduated from Cripus Attucks High School and attended Indiana University Nursing School. She retired from the Spartanburg County Health Department as a home healthcare nurse.
Surviving are three sons, Raymond Scott Harrell of Indianapolis, Eddie Franklin Evans of Chesnee and Roy Andrew Evans of Gaffney; three daughters, Arthine L. Frazier of Atlanta, Paula Y. Burks of Douglasville, Ga., and Hattie Evans Boyce of Spartanburg; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Stephen Grove AME Zion Church, conducted by the Rev. George Rhodes Jr. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Saturday at New Life Ministries, 124 High Point Rd., Spartanburg.
The family is at the home of a daughter, Hattie E. Boyce, 110 Carolina Club Dr., Spartanburg.
Arrangements by Michael A. Glenn Funeral Home, Spartanburg.

Eleanor R. Carroll
Retired from BC/BS
CHARLOTTE – Eleanor Ricks Carroll, 67, of 6110 Honeysuckle Lane, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, in Wilson (N.C.) Memorial Hospital.
A native of Philadelphia, Pa., she was a daughter of the late James and Olivia Palmer Ricks. She was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a retired employee of Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She was a member of the Metropolitan Bridge Club and Charlotte Senior Democrats. She was a member of the board of Four Seasons Homeowners’ Association.
Surviving are a son, Corwin B. Carroll Sr. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a daughter, Dawn Carroll-Goodwin of Brooklyn; two brothers, James Graddie Ricks of Charlotte and Oliver Ricks of Brooklyn; three sisters, Eula Johnson, Velma Greene, both of Charlotte, and Vivian Riddick of Chesapeake, Va.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services and entombment will be Friday at noon at Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, conducted by the Rev. L. Bryant Parker. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon at the chapel.
Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary, Gaffney.

Elizabeth B. Dickerson
Former school teacher
MAYESVILLE – Elizabeth Bradley Dickerson, 99, widow of John Hughie Dickerson Sr., died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at her home.
Born in Mayesville, she was the daughter of the late Dr. William Martin Bradley and the late Lillie Freeland Bradley.
Mrs. Dickerson was a member of Mayesville Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of Anderson College and a former school teacher. She was part-owner of Bradley’s Grocery in Mayesville and a homemaker.
Surviving are a son, John H. Dickerson Jr. of Sumter; two daughters, Barbara Payne of Panama City, Fla., and Betsy D. Hatcher of Gaffney; three granddaughters whom she raised as daughters, Pamela J. Stukes of Summerton, Victoria J. Bryant of the home and Cherry J. Johnson of Mayesville; a sister, Annie Babb of Charleston; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a nephew and a niece.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Dickerson was preceded in death by a brother, Isaac W. Bradley, and a sister, Lillian Bradley.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mayesville Black River Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Brian Peake and the Rev. Dr. D. McNab Morrison.
Grandsons and W.G. Thibodeau will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be elders of Mayesville Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends at the home, 17 W. Sumter St., Mayesville.
Memorials may be made to Mayesville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 237, Mayesville, S.C. 29104; or Hospice Care of Tri-County, 1236-B Wilson Hall Rd., Sumter, S.C. 29150.
Arrangements by Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home. (Courtesy of Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.)

Safornia Vanessa Boyd
Gaffney native
Safornia Vanessa Boyd, 48, of 923 Hetty Hill St. in Gaffney, died Wednesday, June 25 at 2:45 a.m. on Highway I-85 northbound, 10 miles north of U.S. 221.
Daughter of Christine J. Boyd of the home and Roscoe Boyd Sr. of Winston-Salem, N.C., she was a native of Gaffney. She was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Gaffney High School, class of 1973. She was employed as a supervisor at the United States Postal Service in Greenville.
Surviving in addition to her parents are a daughter, Myiessia Boyd of Gaffney; a son, Rickey Dean Littlejohn Jr. of the home; two brothers, Timothy Boyd of Gaffney and Roscoe Boyd Jr. of Salem, Calif.; and a granddaughter reared as a daughter, Pasham Boyd of Gaffney.
Arrangements are incomplete.
Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Tim Camp
Computer technician
Timothy Wayne (Tim) Camp, 47, of 137 Smith Court died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Trina Camp, who died in 2002.
Mr. Camp was a native of Spartanburg County and was a son of Paul and Vera Anderson Camp of Inman. He was a computer technician and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Judi Davis of Columbia.
The family will recieve friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Eggers Funeral Home of Boiling Springs.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Good Shephered Memorial Park, with the Rev. David Duncan officiating.
Memorials may be made to: The Building Fund, Liberty Baptist Church, 980 Bishop Road, Inman, S.C. 29349.
The family is at 461 Bryant Road in Inman.

Harold D. Halford
Gaffney native
Harold DeWayne Halford, 41, of 412 Barclay Ave. in Gaffney, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at his residence.
Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Hull Frady and the late Lillie Bell Frady.
He was an employee of Triangle Ice Co. and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his adoptive parents, Robert Blain Halford and Nannie Lou Halford; three sisters, Vickey Halford Mathis of Cowpens, and Diane Halford and Sharon Lynn Spencer of Gaffney; two brothers, Jessie Dean Ray of Wateree, S.C. and Gary Scott Frady of Gaffney; a grandmother, Inez Crow of Gaffney; nine nieces and nine nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by a grandfather, Jessie Dean Crow.
Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home in Gaffney. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, with the Rev. Vernon Mullinax officiating.
Pallbearers will be: David Herrin, Kenny Herrin, Chip Granger, Timothy Smith, David Jones and Shane Granger.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: The American Cancer Society, Cherokee Co. Unit, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, S.C.; or Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, S.C. 29301.

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