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Nadine Jolley



Rutherfordton, NC — Nadine Maria King Jolley, 87, formerly of Gaffney, of 188 Oscar Justice Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Accordius Health in Rutherfordton.

Born in White Bluff, TN, she was the wife of the late Shuford Jolley and the daughter of the late Roy Arthur King and Annabell Sutton King. She was retired from textiles, loved birds, flowers and had a great love for her family. Mrs. Jolley was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, where she was a member of Women’s #3 Sunday School Class.

Surviving is a son, Jeffrey Todd Thomas (fiance’ Ashley Johnston) of Hickory, NC; three step-sons, David Keenan (Judy), Dale Keenan (Sandy) and Joe Keenan (Tabatha), all of Gaffney; three sisters, Elsie Graybill (Wayne) of Forest City, NC, Robie Hiland of Cumberland Furnace, TN and Sharon Deaton (Eddie) of Charlotte, TN; a brother-in-law, Donald Poole of Ellenboro, NC, three grandchildren, Emilee Thomas, Abby Thomas and Haddie Thomas of Rutherfordton, NC; six step-grandchildren, Carrie Hall, Kevin Keenan, Brianna Clormann, Joe Keenan Jr., Dustin Keenan and Robert Keenan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Jolley was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard King and Clarence Gilbert King; a sister, Phyllis Poole; a brother-in-law, Dan Hiland; and five stepsons, Billy Keenan, Arthur (Butch) Keenan, Bobby Keenan, Terry Keenan and Mike Keenan.

The family will receive friends from 2:00PM until 3:00PM on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Macedonia Baptist

Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00PM at the church with Reverend Bryon McIntyre and Dr. Terry Duvall officiating. Interment will be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Macedonia Baptist Church, “Building Fund”, 216 Macedonia Road, Gaffney, SC, 29341.

The family will be at their respective homes.

An online guest register is available at

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC

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