common / 08-15-2003

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Friday, August 15, 2003

Blaine T. Horton
Retired from Hoechst Celanese
COWPENS – Blaine Timothy "Tim" Horton, 44, of 143 Warlick Rd., died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003, at his residence.
A native of Gaffney, he was the husband of Tanya Goode Horton of the home and son of Alta Guyton Horton of Gaffney and the late Marshall Horton. He was a former employee of Hoechst Celanese Corporation and a member of the VFW. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Also surviving are a daughter, Karen Horton of Gaffney; two sons, David Horton and Joshua Horton, both of Gaffney; a brother, Larry Horton of Gaffney; two sisters, Karen Bolton of Blacksburg and Annette Evans of Gaffney; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Henry Guyton.
The family is at 105 Palmetto St., Gaffney.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home, Gaffney.

James D. White Sr.
Employed by Spartanburg Steel
SPARTANBURG – James Donald "Greasy" White Sr., 56, of 3339 Friar Tuck Rd., died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at his home.
A native of Polk County, N.c., he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth Wood White and husband of Emily Long White of the home. He was an inspector for Spartanburg Steel and was a member of the Church of God of Jonesville.
Also surviving are two daughters, Candy Sue Carter and Ashley Blackwell, both of Spartanburg; a son, James Donald White Jr. of Spartanburg; two sisters, Shirley Mann of Chesnee and Peggy Fortner of Gastonia, N.C.; two brothers, Roger White and Carl Wade White, both of Spartanburg; 18 grandchildren and four step-children.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8:30 at Eggers Funeral Home in Chesnee. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, conducted by the Rev. Roger Byrd.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the James D. White Sr. Memorial Fund, c/o Eggers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 190, Chesnee, S.C. 29323.
The family is at the home.

Stanley White
Retired from Magnolia Finishing Company
BLACKSBURG – Stanley White, 55, of 165 Dulin Rd., died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the husband of Barbara Jean Henderson White of the home and son of the late Joe M. and Nanzy Patterson White. He was retired from Magnolia Finishing and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Also surviving are four daughters, Pauline Bailey and husband, Brian, Midget Vouthivong and husband, Ant, Sarah White and close friend, Stan Gregory, and Bell White and fiance, Roger Falls, all of Blacksburg; a brother, M.C. White of Blacksburg; a sister, Ruby Darlene Bolin of Blacksburg; six grandchildren, including Phillip Duncan who was raised in the home; and two nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents, Ethan and Sarah Wylie White.
Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Clingman Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Joseph Clayton.
Pallbearers will be Brian Bailey, Ant Vouthivong, Roger Falls, Chris Gregory and Roger Turner.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at White Columns-Blacksburg and at other times they will be at the home.

Sarah Jean Littlejohn
Cherokee County native
Sara Jean Littlejohn, 60, of 552 State Line Rd., died today, Aug. 15, 2003, at her residence.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the wife of Eugene Littlejohn and daughter of the late John Benjiman Anthony and the late Sara Ellen Harmon Anthony. She was a housewife and member of Cherokee Creek Baptist Church.
Also surviving are a son, Lawrence Eugene Littlejohn of Gaffney; a brother, John Edward Anthony of Landrum; a paternal aunt, Vinnie Mae Anthony of Gaffney; one niece and one nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of S.C., 407 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or to the Building Fund, Cherokee Creek Baptist Church, 502 Buck Shoals Rd., Gaffney, S.C. 29341.
Arrangements are incomplete. Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge.

Ida S. Moorhead
Secretary at First Baptist Church for 23 years
Ida Shinholser Moorhead, 103, formerly of Fairfield Apartments, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at White Oak Manor, Spartanburg.
Born in Elka, Ga., she was the widow of James Douglas Moorhead and daughter of the late Thomas Jackson Shinholser and the late Martha Elizabeth Dennard Shinholser. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she served as secretary for 23 years. She had also worked two years for the Mayor of Macon, Ga.
Surviving are nephews and nieces, Tom Davenport of Cora, Wyo., James Matthews of Macon, Ga., Gene Moorhead of Gaffney, Bob Moorhead of Umatilla, Fla., and Mary Moorhead of Gaffney; several great nephews and nieces; and three sisters-in-law, Margaret Eassey of Greenville, Mrs. Joe Hurteau of Columbia and LaVerne Moorhead of Huntsville, Ala.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Joel Sellers. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.
Pallbearers will be Gene Moorhead, Tracey Parris, Danner Abernathy and Dr. Preston Edwards.
Honorary pallbearers will be David Callahan, Joe Max Clary, Lyman Hamrick and Delbert Humphries.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 E. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or Senior Centers of Cherokee County, 499 W. Rutledge Ave., Gaffney, S.C. 29340.
Family members are at their respective homes.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Eunice A. Goforth
Services for Eunice Allen Goforth, 65, formerly of 1113 Buffalo St., Shelby, widow of Broadus Goforth, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Christ Temple Church, 321 Hudson St., Shelby, conducted by Bishop Louis McDowell, the Revs. Dorothy Davis and Clarence Davis and the Rev. Sister Bertha McDowell. Burial will be in Webb Memorial Lawn, Shelby.
The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 2 p.m. until the hour of service. The family is at the home of her sister, Diane Allen, 129 faith Dr., Waco, N.C.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Return To Top

Return to top

Special Sections


Who do you support for Cherokee County Sheriff?