2005-11-25 / Obituaries

OBITUARIES

Lynda H. Kirby

Lynda Herrin Kirby, 63, of 402 Forest Lane, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.

David S. Love

Received Lifetime

Achievement Award from

Antioch Volunteer Fire Dept.

BLACKSBURG – David S. Love, 74, of 918 Possum Trot Road, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at his home.

A native of Blacksburg, he was the husband of Lois Jackson Love and son of the late Robert Jackson Love and the

late Sally Pearl Harmon

Love. He was a

member of Antioch Baptist Church, worked in textiles and was a U.S. Marine. He was a charter member of the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department from which he received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Surviving in addition to his wife are sons and daughtersin law, Scott and Gina Love, Mitchell and Karen Love and Rick and Carla Love; brothers, James Ted Love, Franklin Odell Love and Olin R. Love, all of Blacksburg; sisters, Gertrude L. Compton of Blacksburg, Ethel L. Ray of Belmont, Estelle L. Beam and Elizabeth L. Redmond, both of Kings Mountain, Margaret L. Carpenter of York and Sarah L. Purser of Charlotte; and grandchildren, Dustin, Tyler, Inman and Annah Love.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Love was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward H. Love and Lewis J. Love, and a sister, Rebecca L. Helms.

Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Vernon Craig. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 1-3 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Danny Love, Todd Love, Darrel Love, Greg Love, Marion Love, Chris Leigh and Jason Leigh.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 839 Antioch Road, Blacksburg, S.C. 29702; or to Regional Home Health Care, 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, S.C. 29303.

Arrangements by Gordon Mortuary.

Hallie Webster Jr.

Services for Hallie Webster Jr., 71, of Bridgeton, N.J., son of the late Hallie B. Webster Sr. and the late Reola Hemphill Webster, will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Green Bethel Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Mills McHam, Larry Allen and Donald Rodgers. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.

Pallbearers will be J.B. Allen Sr., J.B. Allen Jr., Thurman Tate, Michael Littlejohn, Anthony Littlejohn, Rayfield Hamrick, Quinton Thomas and Bobby Webster Jr.

Flower bearers will be Reola Hoyle, Lillie Tate, Corrine Davis, Lisa Oglesby, Kristian Littlejohn, Cornelia Allen and Quejuna Wood.

Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Julian D. Huskey Sr.

Services for Julian Dean Huskey Sr., 62, of 610 Lansord St., Apt. 115, Anderson, son of Virginia Littlejohn Brown of Anderson and the late Fred Huskey, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, conducted by the Revs. Robert L. Dover and Dolly Elmore and Minister Pamela Robinson. Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be his nephews, Deion Davis, Donald B. Huskey, Michael Johnson, Rufus Whittenburg, Timothy Johnaon and Johnny Elmore Jr.

Flower bearers will be his nieces, Alice Gaddis, Annette Davis, Renay Robinson, Wanda Gartrell, Najla Johnson, Doris Boynton and Angela Frost.

Arrangenets by Foster Funeral Home.

Janaeya T. Goodwin

Graveside services for Baby Janaeya Takera Goodwin, 21 days old, of 630 Colonial Ave., Apt. 55, daughter of Ateria Goodwin of Gaffney and Thomas Ross Jr. of Spartanburg, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. C. Dennis Rector.

Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

Roy F. Harris

Retired from Kohler

Roy Finny Harris, 79, of 3610 Union Hwy., died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at Hospice House in Greenwood.

A native of Gaffney, he was the husband of Betty Allen Harris of the home and son of the late William Duffy Harris and the late Marie Broome Harris. He was retired from Kohler in Spartanburg

and was a

member of Corinth

Baptist Church. He was a Mason and Shriner and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Charisse Allen Fort of Gaffney; two sons, Johnny Allen and Joey Allen, both of Gaffney; two granddaughters, Heather Fort Wofford and Haley Allen; three nieces, Marie Harris Moore of Gaffney, Pam B. Clark of Blacksburg and Rebecca B. Ledbetter of Gaffney; three nephews, Roger Harris, Gene Harris and Benji Bratton, all of Gaffney.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie Bratton Harris; three brothers, Woodrow Harris, James Harris and I.B. Harris; and two sisters, Rena Harris and Annie Mae Harris.

Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Dwight Easler, Jerry Ford and Charlie Blackwell. Burial will be in Abingdon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 12 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Moore, Roger Harris, Johnny Allen, Jerry Robertson, Lawrence Robertson, Chris Blanton Sr., Jim Capps and Douglas Maloney.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Senior Adult Men's Sunday School Class.

The family is at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 190 Corinth Road, Gaffney, S.C. 29340; or to Interim Hospice, 775 Spartan Blvd., Suite 101, Spartanburg, S.C. 29301.

Arrangements by ShufordHatcher Funeral Home.

Quitman Ellis

Worked as an engineer

for Seaboard Coastline

Quitman Ellis, 87, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005.

Mr. Ellis was born in Earl, N.C., and had lived in Jacksonville, Fla., since 1941. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and later worked as an engineer for

Seaboard Coastline.

He had been a member

of the Transportation Union since 1951 and was an honorary member of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Association. He was a member of Lakeshore Baptist Church.

Mr. Ellis was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Whelchel Ellis, in 2001.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Nancy Ellis of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Debbie Carmichael and husband, Kenny, Karen Brabham and husband, John, of Alabama, Jennifer Johnson and husband, Bob, and Joseph Ellis of Jacksonville; four greatgrandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Crawford of Shelby and Johnnie Vance of Jacksonville.

Graveside services will be held Monday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 22257.

Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home. Jonas W. Allen

Former employee

of Limestone Mill

Jonas William Allen, 93, of 131 Marietta Road, Apt. 123-A, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at his residence.

A native of Rutherfordton, N.C., he was the widower of Ruby Willard Allen and son of the late Henry Allen and the late Coyt Johnson Allen. He

was a former employee

of Limestone Mill, a

brick mason and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Allen was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are daughters, Earlene Johnson, Linda Pinkard, both of Gaffney, Debra Whelchel, Sharon Turner, both of Blacksburg, Gloria Thomas of Myrtle Beach, Betty Brown and Carolyn Blackburn, both of Taylorsville; two sons, Eb George Allen and Ricky Allen, both of Gaffney; 23 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Draytonville Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Powell.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Wilson, Tommy White, Bobby Labo, Jamie Allen, Ricky Aleln and Micha Lanier.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home, downtown location, and at other times they will be at the residence, 131 Marietta Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ShufordHatcher Funeral Home, c/o Jonas W. Allen Funeral Fund, P.O. Box 307, Gaffney, S.C. 29342.

Arrangements by ShufordHatcher Funeral Home.

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