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The Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

Obituaries

Monday, August 2, 2004

Lillian D. Deane
Worked as waitress in Baltimore for 17 years
Lillian Dorene Dudley Deane, 84, of 474 Peeler Creek Road, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at her home.
A native of Virginia, she was the widow of James Russell Deane and daughter of the late Lemuel Dudley and the late Hattie Dudley. She was a waitress in Baltimore for 17 years and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are three daughter, Sharon Guyton, Linda Bailey, both of Gaffney, and Marilyn Jean Davis of Bayshore, N.Y.; a son, Donald Barnes of Raphine, Va.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Hilda Breeden of Stanardsville, Va.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Deane was preceded in death by three sisters, Glenice Leathers, Elizabeth Johnson and Evelyn Barber Johnson; and three brothers, Archer Dudley, Everett Dudley and Dempsey Dudley.
Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Todd Braswell. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Zimmerman, Jimmy Zimmerman, Wayne Zimmerman, Darryl Zimmerman, Glen Bailey and Ronnie Bailey.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral home and at other times will be at the home of Sherry Parris, 336 Limestone Springs Road, Gaffney.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Brenda B. Ure
Connecticut native
BLACKSBURG – Brenda Bell Ure, 47, of 206 E. Clairborne St., Apt. 6-A., died Thursday, July 29, 2004, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Meriden, Conn., she was the daughter of Betty Smith Bell of the home and the late Robert Lee Bell. She was the wife of Robert John Ure.
In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by three daughters, Patricia Nacole Ure of Gaffney, Sabrina Rena' Ure and Cassie Kaye Ure, both of the home; four sisters, Kathy Lee Barnes of Gaffney, Rachell Ann Benton, Lorretta Lynn Ross and Carmen Corey Bell, all of Blacksburg; and two brothers, Eddie Lee Bell and Michael Terry Bell, both of Blacksburg.
Graveside services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Revs. Lucky Earls and Gregg Martin.
Pallbearers were Terry Hall, Dale Harrison, Jeffrey Gettys, Wesley Martin, Jimmy Ross and Byron Rippy.
The family is at the home on Clairborne Street.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Brenda Ure Burial Fund, c/o P.O. Box 331, Blacksburg, S.C. 29702.
Arrangements by White Columns of Blacksburg.

Thomas F. Mode
Textile employee
Thomas Franklin Mode, 45, of 216 Brook Drive, died Saturday, July 29, 2004, at his residence.
A native of Cherokee County, he was the widower of Marsha Phillips Mode and son of Mary Evelyn Henderson McDaniel of Gaffney and the late Bobby Mode. He was a textile worker and a member of Cherokee Gospel Tabernacle.
Also surviving are his stepfather, Durham McDaniel of Gaffney; two daughters, April Mode and Ashley Hadden, both of Gaffney; four grandchildren; three sisters, Lisa Meadows, Barbara Best and Deborah Price, all of Gaffney; a step-brother, Wayne McDaniel of Gaffney; and a step-sister, Cheryl Love of Gaffney.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shuford-Hatcher Chapel, conducted by the Revs. Bruce Price Jr. and Betty Gentry. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Rusty Price, Wayne McDaniel, Ronnie Best, Jeff Henderson, Johnny Price and Mark Giles.
The family is at the home of Deborah Price, 120 Kings Road.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Dorothy L. Lanning
Union native
BLACKSBURG – Dorothy Linder Lanning, 70, of 210 Mountain View Apartments, Apt. 164, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at her home.
A native of Union, she was the widow of Earl Leroy Lanning Sr. and daughter of the late Talmadge and Corean White Linder. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Earl Leroy Lanning Jr. of Hendersonville, N.C., Donald "Donnie" Wayne Lanning and Ronald "Ronnie" Duane Lanning, both of Blacksburg; three daughters, Cathy Diane Lanning of Asheville, Pamela Mae Leonard and Melissa "Missy Jenell Lanning, both of Blacksburg; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Lanning was preceded in death by a son, Clyde Melvin "Spanky" Lanning; a daughter, Joann Lanning; and one grandson, Timothy Lanning.
The family will be at the home.
Arrangements are incomplete. White Columns of Blacksburg is in charge.

Irene B. Lemmonds
Retired from textiles
PACOLET - Irene Brewington Lemmonds, 71, of 211 Log Cabin Road, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at her residence.
A native of Spartanburg, she was the widow of Charles Lemmonds and daughter of the late Oscar Brewington and the late Catherine Fowler Brewington. She was a retired textile employee and of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two sons, Benny Lee and Roger Dale Lemmonds, both of Pacolet; three daughters, Linda Sue Sprouse, Rita Faye Lee of Florida and Connie Frances Martinez of Georgia; a stepson, Bobby Lemmonds of Pacolet; a stepdaughter, Dianne Burgess of Pacolet; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a brother, R.D. Brewington of Pauline.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Lemmonds was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Jean Lee; a son, J.D. Lee; and her first husband, Herbert David Lee.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, Pauline, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Tessnier. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at the cemetery and at other times will be at the residence, 211 Log Cabin Road, Pacolet.
Arrangements by Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home.

Leila G. Covington
Former Nestlé employee
BLACKSBURG – Lelia G. Covington, 67, of 250 Borders Road, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.
Daughter of the late Willie Good and the late Odessa Davis Good, she was a native of Cherokee County and a member of Youngs Grove Baptist Church. She was last employed by Nestlé of Gaffney.
Surviving are two daughters, Jacqueline Ofori of Charlotte and Dorothy Covington of Gastonia; a son, Serviceman Johnson Covington of Irwin, Calif.; three sisters, Willie Mae Good of Grover, Vera Wilson of Kings Mountain and Lorene Womack of Louisiana; two brothers, Clarence Good of Blacksburg and Howard Good of Kings Mountain; and six grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

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