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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Friday, October 24, 2003

Marie Gallman
Retired from Minette Mills
Marie Gallman, 96, formerly of 1000 N. Granard St., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Peachtree Centre.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late D.J. Gallman and the late Jane Poole Gallman. She was retired from Minette Mills and was a member of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church.
Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery, conducted by Dr. Clyde Thomas.
The family is at the home of Frances Sanders, 112 Gettys Dr.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Nellie L. Hughey
Retired textile employee
Nellie Ruth Lewis Hughey, 81, of 998 Chestnut Ridge Rd., died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
A native of Campobello, she was the widow of Wilburn Butler Hughey and daughter of the late Noah Lewis and the late Rosa Ruth Lewis. She was retired from Gaffney Manufacturing Company and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Mildred Allen, Martha Chalk, Sylvia Browder and Shirley Lee, all of Gaffney; three sons, Wilford Hughey, Howard Hughey and Bobby Hughey, all of Gaffney; 28 grandchildren; 20 grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Lewis of Gaffney; three sisters, Frances Lewis of Gaffney, Doris Hughey of Forest City, N.C., and Floy Henderson of Arcadia.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Hughey was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Hughey; a sister, Lottie Gowan; a brother, Noah Lewis; and a grandson, Wade Allison.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Revs. George Barben and Jerry Ford. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Gregory Scruggs, Howard Hughey Jr., Mike Hughey, Brian Sarratt, Stanley Moore and Shawn Rawleigh.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times they will be at the residence.

Ailiane Moss
Virginia native
Ailiane Moss, 83, of 4415 Chickahoming Ave., Richmond, Va., wife of Sinclair Moss of Blacksburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at 9:21 p.m. in Richmond.
Daughter of the late Emanuel Ligons and the late Helen Royal Ligons, she was a native of White Sulfar Springs, W.Va., and a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was employed as a nurse's assistant.
Also surviving are three daughters, Teresa Moss of New York City, Sandra M. Garrison and Rosilyn Moss of Richmond; a son, Ronald Moss of Brooklyn; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Blacksburg, conducted by the Rev. Van C. Williams. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family is at the Blacksburg home at 212 N. Academy St.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Maebelle Taliaferrow
Cherokee County native
Maebelle Taliaferrow of 483 Decatur St., Brooklyn, N.Y., widow of Clarence Taliaferrow, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, in Brooklyn.
Daughter of the late Miles Mayes and the late Lula Mae Gordon Mayes, she was a native of Cherokee County.
Surviving are four children; two sisters, Rosa Lee Humphries of Washington, D.C., and Evelena Henderson of Dumfries, Va.; and two brothers, the Rev. Willie Mayes of Gaffney and James Mayes of Waldorf, Md.
Funeral services will be held Monday in Brooklyn.
(Courtesy of Foster Funeral Home.)

Mary C. Worthy
Services for Mary Corry Worthy, 67, of Apt. 33, Beltline Courts, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. A.L. Brackett and the Rev. Danny L. Burnside. Burial will be in nthe church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Pallbearers and flower bearers will be her nephews and nieces, respectively.
The family is at the home of Marva and Clarence Dover, 124 Brookshire Dr. in Northgate.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Debra G. Coyle
Employed by Waffle House in Greenville
GREENVILLE - Debra Gail Coyle, 41, has died in Taylors.
Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of Laura Bridges Coyle of Gaffney and the late Leroy James Coyle. She was employed by the Waffle House in Greenville and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving in addition to her mother are two daughters, Fallon Childress of Boiling Springs and Madison Rose Coyle of Greenville; a son, Ryan Ferguson of Florida; and two sisters, Linda Ann Champion of Gaffney and Brenda Lee Crone of Blair.
The family is at the home of her mother, Laura Coyle, 403 Colonial Ave., Gaffney.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Maggie W. Littlejohn
Retired from Harvey's Drive In
Maggie Whittenburg Littlejohn, 68, of D-18 Limestone Courts, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Wife of Edward "Slim" Littlejohn of the home, she was born in Gaffney, a daughter of the late Nathaniel and Susie Hill Whittenburg. She was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she was a Missionary and member of the Vernon Choir. She was a retired employee of Harvey's Drive In and a member of The Social Savings Club.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Gracie Mae Brannon.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Edward C. Littlejohn of Gaffney; two daughters, Ethel Sue Littlejohn Boyd of Greenville and Tracie Nicole Littlejohn of Gaffney; 12 grandchildren, including Hariet Littlejohn Arnold of Greenville who was raised in the home; a brother, El William Turner of Flint, Mich.; three sisters, Beatrice McClure, Billie Sue Shippy and Alice Whittenburg, all of High Point, N.C.; 11 great-grandchildren; and a niece who was reared in the home, Ruby Shippy Davis of High Point, N.C.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Dewey Whittenburg, Dr. L.T. Tate, the Rev. Lucious Whittenburg, Bishop Adell Whittenburg and Dr. Sybil Whittenburg.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be in the church at 1 p.m.
The family is at the home of Traci Nicole Littlejohn, 608 Marion Ave.
Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.

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