Newell Franklin "Pete" Gravely Sr. (1927 - 2013)

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Newell "Pete" Gravely

Cleveland, SC

Newell "Pete" Franklin Gravely, Sr., 86, of Cleveland, husband of the late Margaret Talley Gravely, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at his home. Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Richard B. and Aurie Dodson Gravely. Mr. Gravely was a US Navy Veteran of WWII; he was Production Manager for 37 years at J.P. Stevens CCX in Walterboro, SC and he was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Surviving is his son, Franklin "Skipper" Gravely and wife Cindy of Liberty; his daughter, Amy G. Koerner and husband Rich of Cumming, GA; a sister, Sue Cantrell of Greenville; 4 grandchildren, Nickolas, Anneliese, Jonnathan and Michael and 3 great grandchildren, Cameron, Kristen and Haylie. In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by 3 brothers, B.C. Gravely, Dennis Gravely and Craig Gravely and a sister Mozelle Clark.

Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon in The Howze Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 PM Sunday afternoon at The Howze Mortuary. The family will be at the home. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 620 Pleasant Grove Road, Pickens, SC 29671. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements. (864) 834-8051


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6714 State Park Rd
Travelers Rest, SC 29690
(864) 834-8051
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Published in The Greenville News on May 18, 2013
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