common / 11-12-2003

The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section


Wednesday, November 12, 2003

John Vincent Price Jr.
Retired Southern Bell manager; high school, college football referee
John Vincent Price Jr., 76, of 109 Forest Hills Dr., died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003.
Vincent was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Charleston, S.C., a son of the late John Vincent Price and Anne McCants Price. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Gaffney.
He was a 1950 graduate of the College of Charleston and was a member of the college’s Athletic Hall of Fame and a member of the college’s Board of Trustees. He worked for many years as a manager for Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Following his retirement, he was a real estate appraiser. He was elected to the Cherokee County School Board and served as chairman in the 1970s.
Vincent was a longtime football referee and served the South Carolina High School League and the Atlantic Coast Conference. He also officiated major independent college games for many years.
Vincent was a member of the Hibernian Society of Charleston, the Rotary Club, Gaffney Country Club, and Green Valley Country Club in Greenville. He was a member of the South Carolina Elks Association for 44 years.
Vincent was married for 46 years to Barbara Whitlock Price, who passed away in 1999. They leave a daughter, Anne W. Warhola, and her husband, Paul Warhola, of Arlington, Va.; a son, V. Clark Price and his wife, Nanda, of Greenville; and grandchildren, Emily Kathleen Price and Thomas Beckman Price.
Vincent is also survived by his wife, Jean Lindsey Spearman-Price, of the home and their extended family, including Jean’s son, Danny Jay Allison, and wife, Teresa, of Gaffney; her daughter, Debi Allison Powell, and grandchildren, Chip and Lindsey Powell, of Lake Blalock, Spartanburg.
Vincent was predeceased by a sister, Helen Price, and Jean’s daughter, Karen Lee Allison.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Sacred Heart Church, Gaffney, and the Vincent Price Scholarship Fund, c/o The College of Charleston.
Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Michell A. Littlejohn
Michell Anthony Littlejohn, 41, of Connecticut Village, Apt. 52, was found dead in his home on Monday, Nov. 10, 2003.
Mr. Littlejohn was the son of the A.C. Perry Littlejohn and the late Annie Ruth Mitchell Littlejohn.
Surviving are 10 sisters and brothers – Shelia F. Watkins of Gaffney, and Perry Jr., Jimmy, Arvilla, Vincent, Arnold, Donald, Ronnie, Barbara and Diann, all of New York, N.Y.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Gloria J. Roberts
Cherokee County native
Gloria Jean Roberts, 41, of Apt. 45, Redwood Apartments, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at 6:30 p.m. at her residence.
Daughter of Gladys Bonner of Gaffney and Robert Scott Rogers of High Point, N.C., she was a native of Cherokee County and a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church. She was a 1982 graduate of Gaffney High School.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two sons, De’Andre Roberts and Robert Scott Roberts of the home; stepfather, Cathrell Bonner of Gaffney; two sisters, Brenda Phillips of Ellenboro, N.C., and Felecia Rogers of Philadelphia, Pa.; three brothers, Todd Rogers of Raleigh, Catherell Bonner Jr. and David Roberts, both of Gaffney; and grandmother, Eliose Gray of Connecticut.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Willie Mayes, Mardestine Manning, David Vernon, Dewey Whittenburg, Brenda Dawkins, Lucious Whittenburg and Dr. L.T. Tate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Cathy G. Williams
Employed by Oxford
Cathy Mae Guyton Williams, 47, of 107 Lincoln Dr., died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
A native of Cherokee County, she was the wife of Sylvester Williams and daughter of Rosa Lee Guyton and the late J.T. Guyton. She was a 1973 graduate of Gaffney High School, a member of Mikes Creek Baptist Church and employed by Oxford Industries in Gaffney.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are three daughters, Tiffany Guyton, Natasha Williams and Kelby Dillard of the home; a son, Mikel Dillard of the home; brothers, Johnny Guyton, Matvin Guyton, both of Gaffney, James Guyton and L.C. Guyton of Oxon Hill, Md., and Robert Guyton of the home; and India Lipscomb who was reared in the home as a daughter.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mikes Creek Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Samuel Leach. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at noon.
The family is at the home, 107 Lincoln Dr., and also at the home of her mother, Rosa Lee Guyton, 125 Lincoln Dr.
Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

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