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Cole, Arrie R.  
Mrs. Arrie R. Cole INMAN, SC-- Mrs. Arrie Ridings Cole, 100, formerly of Boiling Springs went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Magnolia Manor. She was married twice, once to the late J. D. Cole and to the late M. L. Seay. Mrs. Cole was a native of North Carolina and was a daughter of the late Eddie and Leah Amos Ridings. She was a member of Boiling Springs First Baptist Church where she taught in the primary department and also worked with the cradle roll for many years. She was a long time member of the choir and the Loyalty Sunday school class, the Joy group and the Eleven O'clock WMU Prayer Group. She was retired from Boiling Springs Elementary School District #2. Survivors are two sons: Dupre and wife, Janet Cole of Boiling Springs and Marshall and wife Lucille Cole of Chesnee, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several great, great grandchildren; and one step daughter, Margaret Osborne of Spartanburg. She was predeceased by a stepdaughter, Geneva Keeter. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at Eggers Funeral Home of Boiling Springs. Funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM in the Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Dr. Hank Williams and Rev. Bobby Lindsey. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. Honorary escort will be members of the JOY Group. Memorials may be made to Already, Not Yet, Boiling Springs 1st Baptist Church, 3600 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, SC 29316. The family will be at the home of Dupre and Janet Cole, 1551 Old Furnace Road, Boiling Springs. E-Condolences may be sent on line at www.eggersfuneralhome.com . Eggers Funeral Home Boiling Springs, SC
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 4 to May 5, 2015
Dunn, Bruce Wade  
Bruce Wade Dunn SPARTANBURG, SC-- Bruce Wade Dunn, 56, of 8325 Taylor Colquitt Road, Spartanburg, SC, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at Spartanburg Medical Center. Bruce was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on April 4, 1959, a son of Sara (Littlefield) Cox of Spartanburg and the late Charles Roy Dunn. He worked as a mechanic and served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to his mother, Bruce is survived by two daughters, Stacy Gregory (Chris) of Inman, Amanda Howell of Roebuck, a sister, Barbara Rose (James) of Virginia, two brothers, Frank Dunn (Gail) of Greenville; Gene Smith (Tammy) of Greenville, five grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews, and fiancée June Burgess of Spartanburg. A memorial service will be held at Seawright Funeral Chapel, Inman, SC, at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately following the service. Seawright Funeral Home & Crematory www.seawright-funeralhome.com
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 3 to May 4, 2015
Fernandez, Carl Mark  
Carl Mark Fernandez SPARTANBURG, SC-- Carl Mark Fernandez, 57, passed on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Mark was a native of Union County; he was the son of the late Roosevelt and Bertha Beatty Fernandez. Mr. Fernandez was the husband of Mrs. Susie Ann Jennings Fernandez. Left to cherish fond memories are: his wife, Susie Ann Jennings Fernandez; his sons, Travis L. Fernandez and Exzain D. Fernandez; his uncles, Robert Beatty, Lonnie Gist and Smitty Gist; his four grandchildren; his special friend, Theron M. Nash; his mother-in-law, Lottie C. Jennings; his sisters-in-law, Toni (John) Davidson and Belinda Kennedy; his brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Brenda) Jennings, Wade Jennings and Charles (Loretta) Jennings. Mr. Fernandez was predeceased by his daughter, Aretha M. Fernandez. A Celebration of the Life of Carl Mark Fernandez will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the John Stinson Woodward Memorial Chapel, 602 Howard Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Pastor Virgil Harris will officiate. The family will receive friends at 213 Raindrop Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Condolences may be sent to the Fernandez Family at: www.jwwoodwardfuneralhome.com J. W. Woodward Funeral Home
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Gaines, Louise Kuemmerer  
Louise Kuemmerer Gaines SPARTANBURG, SC-- Louise Kuemmerer Gaines, aged 91, died Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Brookdale Emeritus Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Born August 7, 1923 in Oconee County, South Carolina, near Walhalla, she was the daughter of the late John Mitchell and Janie Gillespie Kuemmerer and the widow of Walter Gaffney Gaines. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Women of the Church, Fellowship Sunday School Class, Circle 1 and Parish callers. In 1940, Mrs. Gaines began a government program of studies and training offered by Clemson College, which trained women to take the place of men being drafted to war. After completion of training, she worked for the United States Soil Conservation Service in the cartographic division. She is survived by two daughters, E. Linda Gaines of Tampa, Florida and Sandra G. Johnston and her husband, Warren N. Johnston of South Royalton, Vermont; two sisters, Margaret Wuger of Tempe, Arizona, and Helen Potts of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her were four brothers, John, Fred, Fritz and Dr. Henry Kuemmerer, and two sisters, Carrie Knorr and Dr. Janie Kuemmerer. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale conducted by the Rev. Michael Shackelford and the Rev. Emily Edenfield. Visitation will follow the service at the graveside. Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church Parish Life Center, 415 South Pine St., Spartanburg, SC 29302 or to The American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615. An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel
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Hughes, Donald Rex  
Donald Rex Hughes SPARTANBURG, SC-- A graveside service for Donald Rex Hughes, 80, of Spartanburg, SC, will be conducted at 3:00 PM Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Sunset Memorial Park, 1955 Cannons Campground Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Visitation will follow at the graveside. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Drayton Baptist Church, PO Box 357, Drayton, SC 29333. Floyd's North Church Street Chapel
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Lussi, Shirley Dobson  
Shirley D. Lussi BOILING SPRINGS, SC- Mrs. Shirley Dobson Lussi, 65, of Boiling Springs, passed away at Spartanburg Medical Center on Mary 1, 2015. She was the widow of Franz Lussi. Mrs. Lussi was a native of Alpine, AL, and a daughter of the late Walter and Clara Mae Jones Dobson. She was a retired textile employee and a member of Evangel Cathedral. She is survived by a son, Gary Lynn Wideman, Jr., of Boiling Springs; a daughter, Kimberly Dawn DePaul of Boiling Springs and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers. A graveside service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be at their respective homes. E-Condolences may be sent online at www.eggersfuneralhome.com Eggers Funeral Home Boiling Springs, SC
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Mathis, Delores  
Delores Mathis GAFFNEY, SC-- Delores Jean Williams Mathis, 82, of 100 Vance Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Roy Dean Mathis and the daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt (T.R.) Williams and Winnie Parris Williams. She was a loving wife and Mother. Mrs. Mathis was a homemaker and a member of Kirby Baptist Church. Surviving are a son, Richard (Rick) Mathis and wife, Beverly (Beaver) of Spartanburg; a daughter, Kimberly Mathis Weathersbee of Gaffney; two brothers, Roger Williams and wife, June and Jimmy Williams and wife, Evelyn, all of Gaffney; three sisters, Barbara Tedards of Clinton, Marilyn Martin of Chesnee and Vickie Bishop of Gaffney; two grandchildren, Chad Wylie and wife, Nikki of Spartanburg and Andrew Mark Ledford of Gaffney and fiance', Abby Shealy of Joanna; and three great-grandchildren, Hunter Allen Dean Wylie, Landon Kelly Wylie and Pyper Nicole Wylie. Mrs. Mathis was preceded in death by a sister, Jackie Ellis; and four brothers-in-law, Buzz Tedards, Dean Ellis, Wayne Martin and Marvin Bishop. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 PM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 4:00 PM in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Will Vergara and Rev. Bob Finley officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC, 29303. The family will be at the home of her daughter, Kimberly Weathersbee, 108 Chandler Drive. An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com . Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 4 to May 5, 2015
McGrath, Virginia K. "Ginny"  
Virginia K. 'Ginny' McGrath September 7, 1919 - April 28, 2015 RALEIGH- Longtime Spartanburg resident Mary Virginia Kimble 'Ginny' McGrath, 95, died Tuesday, April 28th after a long illness. Widow of the late Ed McGrath and daughter of the late Aimee Vibert Kimble and George Kimble, she was preceded in death by her daughters Mary (aged 2) and Peggy (aged 63). Mrs. McGrath was born in Norfolk, VA, and met her husband when both worked at a radio station in Columbia, SC. They later settled in Spartanburg's Camp Croft during World War II. She worked for many years as a secretary in Milliken's patent department. Her husband Ed was sports editor, and later city editor and columnist, for the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Mrs. McGrath was a tireless supporter for many decades of the Spartanburg Little Theatre, where her family created scenery and worked backstage for more than 180 productions. With her husband, she was a founder of the Goodfellows Follies, and she was a dedicated supporter of the Spartanburg Arts Center. Her love of reading led her to volunteer at the Friends of the Library where she selected and distributed books for homebound clients. She also volunteered in the Seattle, WA area, where she lived for many years before moving to Raleigh, NC. She loved to travel, professing she was always restless to go and see someplace new on vacation. She and her family also enjoyed summer weekends at Lake Lure, where they had a cabin they had built themselves in the 1950's. Mrs. McGrath is survived by daughters Kate and Lillian of the home at 2528 Deanwood Dr., Raleigh NC 27615. Phone 919-803-1803. Email: katemcgrath88 @outlook.com; lilmacg3931@hotmail.com. Her cremated remains will be scattered in the waterways of the Atlantic coast, where she spent many happy hours studying aquatic birds and sea life. The family requests that, in lieu of sending flowers, those remembering their mother honor her life by reading a good book. City of Oaks Funeral Home, Raleigh
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Osment, Carrie Angeline Martin  
Carrie Angeline Martin Osment SPARTANBURG, SC-- Carrie Angeline Martin Osment, 96, of Spartanburg, SC, former resident of Harry C. White Manor, died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Magnolia Manor-Inman. Born May 1, 1918, in Pacolet Mills, SC, she was the daughter of the late Roy Lee and Minerva Greene Martin, and widow of Evins S. 'Shader' Osment. Mrs. Osment was a member of Pacolet First Baptist Church and retired from Pacolet Mills-Milliken & Company. Surviving are her son, William H. Osment of Duncan, SC; grandchildren Karen Wright, Paula Osment Matthews, Barry Lee Collins, William Todd Osment and Bryan Christopher Osment; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Robert 'Bob' Martin of Spartanburg, SC, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Jackie Collins; sisters, Minnie Laughter and Arrie Thornton; and brothers James Martin, Cletus Martin, Wallace Martin, Ed Martin, and Henry Martin. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel, 141 Memorial Drive, Pacolet, SC 29372, by the Rev. Tommy Sparks. Visitation will follow the service at the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pacolet First Baptist Church, 310 West Main Street, Pacolet, SC 29372; or Ben Avon Baptist Church, 2437 Wallace Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29302. The family is at their respective homes. An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com Floyd's Pacolet Chapel
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Otts, Robert William "Bill" (Smiley)  
Robert 'Bill' William Otts SPARTANBURG, SC-- Robert 'Bill' William Otts (Smiley), 90, died Friday, May 1, 2015 at Spartanburg Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born October 5, 1924, in Moore, S.C., to the late Robert James and Virginia McCarley Otts Johnson. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. He started Ayers-Otts Flower Shop in 1944 with his wife, Lydia Ayers Otts and his father-in-law, James M. Ayers. Mr. Otts was an accomplished floral designer and grower. For many years, he provided the floral arrangement for the Parlor at First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Otts was also a self-employed realtor at Bill Otts Real Estate and formerly worked at Spartanburg County Jail, Lake Blalock Waste Management, and Cudd & Coan Insurance. He is survived by his daughters, Anne Otts and Joy Timmons (Wayne) of Spartanburg, SC; and a sister, Nancy O. Boyter of Spartanburg, SC; and a special daughter, Judy Hallman of Spartanburg, SC. Mr. Otts was also predeceased by wife of 57 years, Lydia Ayers Otts in 2001 and by his brother, David Otts. Family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Floyd's North Church Street Chapel, 235 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 4, 2015, First Presbyterian Church, 393 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302, with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Evans, the Rev. Joanne Hull, and Beth Cecil, RN officiating. The family requests the men in the congregation to wear Bow Ties in memory of him. Burial will follow in Nazareth Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 680 Nazareth Church Road, Moore, SC 29369. Pallbearers will be Dr. Henry Boyter, De Calvert, Don Heatherly, Joe McCarley, Danny Hipp, and Gordon Floyd. Honorary escort will be the Purnell Sunday School class at First Presbyterian Church. Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to Mobile Meals Service, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304. An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com Floyd's North Church Street Chapel
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