Julia Kise

Julia Ann Kise, 76, of Blacksburg, went home to be with our Lord and Savior July 26, 2018, at Peachtree Centre, Gaffney, SC. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 2-3 p.m. at White Columns. A Graveside Celebration Of Life Service will begin at 3:15 PM, at Clingman Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Quitman Hand officiating. E-condolences may […]


All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Community events can be added to the “Event Calendar” on the Ledger website at www.gaffneyledger.com. Music Director Wanted Mount Paran Baptist Church of 105 Mount Paran Road in Blacksburg is looking for a part-time Music Director. If interested please call Pastor Coyle at 843-287-0491. Allen Temple […]

Cowpens girl wins two state titles

Winner of Wee Miss South Carolina and Little Miss South Carolina Overall Princess was Brenna Kathleen Ruffner of Cowpens. The daughter of Todd and Jessica Ruffner walked away with $4,500 in scholarships, a crown, trophy, monogrammed banner and a bicycle. The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville, S.C. The pageant had 153 contestants […]

Evelyn Magee

Evelyn McMillan Magee, after 98 years on this earth, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in the arms of her daughter. Born December 10, 1919, in Spartanburg County, SC, she is predeceased by her parents, Ossian R. McMillan and Pearl Leola McMillan. She was the widow of James J. “Jim” Magee, the love of her life, […]

Hunter Henry

SPARTANBURG — Hunter M. Henry, Jr., 86, of 29 Forest Oaks Way, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018 surrounded by his family. Hunter was born April 6, 1932 in Augusta, GA. He was the son of Evelyn Bishop Henry and Hunter M. Henry, Sr. He attended the University of Georgia in Athens, GA and graduated with a B.S. Degree […]

Robert Carroll

GAFFNEY — Robert Leroy Carroll, Sr., 76, of 102 George Way, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Sybil Henderson Carroll and son of the late Leonard Roy Carroll and Inez Lowry Carroll. He retired from Stouffers, loved guitar, gardening, gospel and classic country music, and of […]

Claudia Raye Lipscomb

GAFFNEY — Claudia Raye Lipscomb, 88, of 941 White Plains Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Lexington Medical Center. Born on October 20, 1929 in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Earl Lipscomb and daughter of the late Oswald (O.S.) Lipscomb and Ruby McCullough Lipscomb. She was a graduate of […]

Vickie Cobb

Vickie Lynn Cobb, 57, of Gaffney, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Alvin and Jimmie Bone Shehan. Vickie was a member of Henrietta Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Christopher Cobb of Gaffney; son Chris Cobb and daughter in law […]


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