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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Samuel O. Crawley Jr.
U.S. Air Force veteran
GREENVILLE – Samuel Otis Crawley Jr., 84, of 1 Hillside Lane, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
A native of Chesnee, he was a son of the late Samuel O. Crawley Sr. and Dora Sams Crawley. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a Mason and member of Forest Hills Baptist Church.
Mr. Crawley is survived by two sons, Keith Crawley of Easley and Ray Crawley of Greenville; two sisters, Nell Harrill of Forest City, N.C., and Inez Lytle of Denver, Colo.; a brother, Hugh Crawley of Simpsonville; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Springhill Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Douglas Vernon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon St., Greenville, S.C. 29605; or to Forest Hills Baptist Church Building Fund, 105 Crestfield Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605.
The family is at the the home of Laura Hipp, 1024 S. Alabama Ave., Chesnee.
Arrangements by Eggers Funeral Home, Chesnee.

Loren G. Roberts
BLACKSBURG – Loren Ca’Ira Gordon Roberts, infant daughter of Kayla Lynne Gordon and Terry Mark Roberts, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003.
Surviving in addition to her parents are grandparents, Laura Gleaton Gordon of Blacksburg, Wayne Gordon of Gaffney and Donna Parker of Mill Springs, N.C.; great-grandparents, John and Delores Gleaton of Blackville and John and Sarah Parker Franklin of Mill Springs, N.C.; and great-great-grandparents, Claude and Pearl Robinson of Gaffney.
Ca’Ira was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, the Rev. Robert and Doris Jean Gordon.
Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Gaffney, conducted by the Rev. Allen Gallaway. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes Upstate Division, 37 Villa Rd., B-123, Greenville, S.C. 29615.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

Stanley White
Retired from Magnolia
BLACKSBURG – Stanley White, 55, of 165 Dulin Rd., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 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, Chris 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 Riley White.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Aug. 16, 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 is at the home.
Arrangements by White Columns-Blacksburg.

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