GAFFNEY, SC-- Elsie Faye Hunt Tackett, 69, of 622 Park Gate Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.
Born in Charleston, WV, she was the loving wife of Glen B. Tackett for 52 years and was the daughter of Ruth Marie McGraw Miller of Maiden, NC and the late James Harrison Hunt. Mrs. Tackett was a homemaker, loved sewing and quilting, and was of the Protestant faith.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are four sons, Richard Allen Tackett and wife, Rhenda of Gaffney, Randall Aaron Tackett and wife, Bonnie, of Gaffney, Michael Anthony Tackett and wife, Kristi, of Mission Viejo, CA, and Byron Andy Tackett of Cowpens; two brothers, Thomas Hunt and wife, Carol, and Melvin Hunt and wife, Gracie, all of Maiden, NC; three sisters, Beverly King and husband, Bruce of Kernersville, NC, Judy Kelly and husband, Greg, of Fairmont, West Virginia and Jewel Hamilton and husband, Bob, of Shepherdsville, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Natalie Harrell and husband, David, Samantha Drew Tackett, Matthew Tackett, Ryan Tackett, Montana Tackett and Cody Tackett; four step-grandchildren, Brittany Beeson, Ashley Ledford, Craig Gibson and D. C. Beeson; one great-grandchild; six step great-grandchildren . She was preceded in death by her eldest grandson, Jason Andrew Tackett and a half sister, Betty Nelson.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2012 in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Carpenter officiating. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, 2nd Floor, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 or Shriners Hospital-Crippled Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.
The family will be at the home of Richard and Rhenda Tackett, 110 Pierce Lane, Gaffney.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
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