Virginia Thornton Hafen
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SPARTANBURG, SC-- Virginia Thornton Hafen, 89, of Spartanburg, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born December 19, 1923, in Pauline, SC, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Edna Lee Thornton.
Virginia retired from the Office of Register of Mesne Conveyance (RMC) for Spartanburg County after 46 years and eight months of service. Before her retirement, Ms. Hafen was the county employee with the longest record of service. She served as director of RMC since 1977. Before that, she was a deputy in the office for 25 years. She was a graduate of Robinson Business College and Pauline-Glenn Springs Senior High School. A member of Morningside Baptist Church, the Toastmaster's Club, FACT Cancer Board, and the Zonta Club of Spartanburg, she also served as secretary-treasurer of the S. C. Association of Clerks and Registrars.
Survivors include her daughter, Joyce Snyder of Jacksonville, FL.
Visitation will be 10:00-10:45 AM Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Kirk H. Neely. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 897 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel
Floyd Mortuary - Greenlawn Chapel
2075 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29307
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2013