2019-01-25

Indians pin down dramatic win




It’s like it came out of a movie. Trailing by 17 points, the Gaffney High wrestling team needed pins in the last three matches to secure the win over Mauldin on Wednesday. Just like the movies, Zach Hurst, Jason Miranda and Tyler Hames all delivered to lift the Indians to a dramatic 38-37 win. The victory likely secures the Indians […]

Marcellus Ratchford

Marcellus Barnett Ratchford, 50, of 630 W. Buford Street, passed away Tuesday, January 22, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. He was born in Gaffney and was a son of Yong Suk Song Williams and the late Harry James Ratchford, Sr. Barnett was a former member of Philadelphia Baptist Church and a former employee of Piedmont Glass Company of Gaffney and […]

Douglas Ellis

Mr. Douglas Ellis, husband of Mrs. Minnie Ellis of 110 Iris Lane, Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Spartanburg, SC. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney is serving the Ellis Family.

Kelly Wood Melaragno

Kelly Wood Melaragno died Monday January 21, 2019, she was born in Gaffney, SC. Mrs. Don Melaragno is survived by her loving family; husband: Don Melaragno, children: Jared and Jordan Melaragno and daughter-in-law Éowyn, her parents James and Irene Wood, brothers: Jaime (And Julie) and Jason (and Angel) Wood, extended family; George and Esther Melaragno, Anna and Bryan Wilkins, Steve […]

Stewart Morris

Gaffney, S.C. — Stewart Lynn Morris, 76, of 591 Burnt Gin Road, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his residence. Born in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Calvin D. Morris and Hazel Eastlake Morris. He retired from Duke Power Company and was of the Baptist faith. He loved flying airplanes, working on motorcycles, and […]

Bonnie Crowe

Gaffney, S.C. – Bonnie Lou Deaton Crowe, 69, of 132 Ballenger Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the companion of Amos Reynolds of the home, and the daughter of the late James Elbert Deaton and Ethel Neal Deaton. She was a homemaker, loved flowers and […]

Tony Wells

Pacolet, S.C. — Tony Marie Barrett Wells, 63, of 123 Barrett Road, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Born in Hendersonville, N.C., she was the wife of Robert Wells and daughter of the late George Lee Thomas Barrett and Mary Sigmon Barrett. She was a 1973 graduate of Gaffney High School, loved her family and crocheting and was of […]

A. Clayton (Pete) Wright

Gaffney, S.C. — Arthur Clayton (Pete) Wright, 94, formerly of 802 Thompson Street, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Cherokee Medical Center in Gaffney. Born in Kings Mountain, NC, he was the husband of Jacqueline Patrick Wright and son of the late DeKossie Moore Wright and Lillie Jane Hoyle Wright. He retired from […]

Robin Young

Gaffney — Robin Dewayne Young, 54, of 1202 South Johnson Street, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at his home. A native of Grantville, GA, he was the husband of Belinda Sue Watts Young and the son of Doris Casual Young and the late James Sidney Young. A memorial service for Mr. Young will be held on Friday, February 1, […]

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