2018-02-23

David Johnson



Mr. David Harmon Joseph “Kojack” Johnson, Jr., 44, died February 17, 2018. Arrangements by Rogers Funeral Home. www.RogersofMcColl.com

WHAT’S UP



All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Scholarship Fundraiser l The 7th annual David Fink Scholarship Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 24 at Your Best Body. Daddy Joe’s barbecue plates will be for sale for $10 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. A silent auction will be held from 9 a.m. […]

Donald Holcombe



Blacksburg — Donald Clark Holcombe, Sr., 73, of 251 Becky Boulevard, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at his home. Born in Greenville, he was the husband of Wanda Irwin Holcombe and the son of the late Roy Lee Holcombe and Dorcus Campbell Holcombe. Mr. Holcombe worked in textiles and was a veteran of the US Army. In addition to […]

Angel Jefferies



Our beloved one, Angel Minnette Jefferies, age 44, affectionately called Lynn, of 524 W. Rutledge Ave., Granard Courts Apt K-46 Gaffney, SC, departed this life for a home built without hands on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at her residence. Lynn was born June 30, 1973 to Nellie Jefferies Smith and the late John F. Dawkins. Left to cherish fond memories, […]

Robert Thorne



Gaffney, S.C. — Robert Larry Thorne, 96, formerly of 806 Lyman Street, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Peachtree Centre. Born in Paw Paw, WV, he was first married to the late Betty Josephine Ensminger Thorne, was the husband of Necia Lynn Barton Thorne and son of the late Walter Larry Thorne and Pearl Floya Robinson Thorne. He […]

Woody Young



Gaffney, S.C. – Woodrow “Woody” Dale Young, 68, formerly of Gaffney, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Tennessee Ridge, TN, he was the son of the late Homer H. Young and Rosa Lee Brown Young. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School, the former owner/operator of Woody’s Collision and Transmission, and […]

Theresa Brisack



Gaffney — Theresa Maria Brisack, 52, of 418 Hardin Drive, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018, at her residence. Born in Greer, she was the daughter of Danny Michael Roberts, Sr. and Pamela Crisp Roberts. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney, 211 E. Frederick Street, […]

Rick Ford



Gaffney, S.C. – Richard “Rick” McClain Ford, Jr., 60, of 212 Cabin Creek Road, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at his residence. Born in Gastonia, N.C., he was the husband of Kimberly Keller Ford and son of Coleen Blackwood Ford Taylor and Wayne Taylor of Myrtle Beach and the late Richard McClain Ford, Sr. He retired from construction […]

Charles A. Falls



Clover, S.C. — Charles Allen Falls, 57 of Clover, S.C., passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Mountain View Baptist Church, 1560 Piedmont Rd, Blacksburg, S.C. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Mr. Falls was born on May 6, 1960 to the late George and […]

Two local students charged with disturbing school in unrelated cases

One boy, just 12, allegedly told another student he had a gun but no gun was found

A 12-year-old Gaffney Middle School student has been charged with disturbing schools after he allegedly told another student he had a gun and made a hand gesture in the shape of a pistol, the Gaffney Police Department announced late Friday afternoon. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. while students were waiting for a school bus to take them […]