Life Stories (Obituaries)
"We have funerals because someone lived and their life was worth remembering. Every culture known to humankind has devised rituals and ceremonies to deal with the troubling facts of mortality: that love hurts; that a death in the family, like a birth, must be observed; and that grief is the price paid for that love."
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|Mildred Seay Gilbert Kasch - July 24, 2014|
Mildred Seay Gilbert Kasch was born May 30, 1926 in Pacolet, SC. Her parents were the late Kimsey and Dora Seay. She passed away July 24, 2014 at the West Georgia Hospice in LaGrange, GA.
Mrs. Kasch lived most of her life in Spartanburg, SC. She moved to LaGrange in August 2013 and resided at Vernon Woods. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Spartanburg and attended the Ruth Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church on the...
|George Willis Swofford - July 23, 2014|
George Willis Swofford, 85, of Spartanburg, SC, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Born October 22, 1928, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late George Boyd and Florence Calvert Swofford.
Mr. Swofford was retired from Spartan Mills, a member of the Masons and he was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife Nancy Harris Swofford; son, Dennis Swofford (Wanda) of Spartanburg; granddaughter, Holly...
|Betty Jean Anderson Garrett Pack - July 22, 2014|
Mrs. Betty Jean Anderson Garrett Pack of Lancaster and Spartanburg passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home. Born September 2, 1926, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Jeanette Catherine Wofford Anderson and Theodore McKinley "Mack" Anderson, Sr.
Mrs. Pack was twice married, first to the late Rev. Robert M. Garrett, Sr. and then to the late Nathan Pack. Mrs. Pack was a graduate of Spartanburg High School, attended...
|Mary Ann Wells Patrick - July 22, 2014|
Mary Ann Wells Patrick, 78, of Spartanburg, SC, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born February 26, 1936, in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Oras Baxter Wells and Dorothy Byars Wells, and widow of Everett Manuel Patrick.
Mrs. Patrick retired as a Licensed Practical Nurse for Dr. Melvin Medlock after 35 years of service. She attended Winthrop College and received her degree in nursing...
|Elizabeth Whittaker Coker - July 21, 2014|
Elizabeth Whittaker Casey Coker, 81, of Spartanburg and formerly of Mauldin, SC, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at her home. Born September 21, 1932, in Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late Jay Riley and Mattie Ruth Manley Whittaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg.
Among survivors are her husband, David G. Coker, Sr.; daughter, Lisa Denise Casey-Rowe of Mauldin, SC; daughter-in-law, Angie Casey of Charleston,...
|Ruth Elizabeth Crossley Gibson - July 21, 2014|
Ruth Elizabeth Crossley Gibson, 94, of Glendale, SC, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born June 17, 1920, in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Minnie Lou Mabry Crossley, and widow of Roy Henry Gibson, Sr.
Mrs. Gibson was a member of Glendale Baptist Church. She retired from Mayfair Mill and was formerly employed with Glendale Mill for many years.
Survivors include her son, Roy...
|Marion L. Arnett, Sr. - July 20, 2014|
Marion Lee Arnett, Sr., U. S. Army (Ret), 89, of Spartanburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord, family and friends on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Born February 17, 1925, in San Buenaventura, CA, Lee was the son of the late Joseph Marion and Hazel Anderson Arnett.
Lee came to Spartanburg after serving on a B-24 flight crew as a belly gunner during World War II. He retired as a Major from the U. S. Army after 20 years of active service. During the...
|Nell Clark - July 20, 2014|
Eva Nell Sullivan Clark, 78, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born November 27, 1935, in La France, SC, she was the daughter of the late Mason Dupree Sullivan and Sarah Campbell Sullivan.
A graduate of Spartanburg High School, Mrs. Clark was an avid gardener and cook. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Surviving is her loving husband of 59 years, Ronald Eugene Clark; son,...
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