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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|Elneta Jackson Thornton - March 11, 2014|
Elneta Jackson Thornton, 94, of Glenn Springs, SC, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born May 6, 1919, in Horry County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Manley and Frances Sarvis Jackson and widow of W. Herbert Thornton. She was a member of Glenn Springs Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Elaine Martin (Bob) of Pauline and Anne Thompson (Bill) of Spartanburg, SC; granddaughter, Nikki...
|Donald Clyde Ussery - March 11, 2014|
Donald Clyde Ussery, 91, of Spartanburg, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Summit Hills Assisted Living. Born December 25, 1922, in Rockingham, NC, he was the son of the late Robert Roy and Maggie Estelle McRae Ussery.
A U. S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II, Mr. Ussery was retired from the U. S. Postal Service. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg and loved singing in the choir.
Among survivors are his brothers and...
|James William Cash - March 9, 2014|
James William Cash, 94, formerly of Cowpens, SC, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Summit Hills-Spartanburg. Born August 31, 1919, in Cowpens, SC, he was the son of the late Mack Roy and Ola Crim Cash, and husband of the late Margaret Martin Cash.
A U. S. Army Air Corps Radio Technician veteran, Mr. Cash was superintendent of Cowpens (Spartanburg) Water Works and retired after 25 years of service. He was a member of Cowpens First Baptist, the...
|Marcus Livingston Leverette, Jr. - March 9, 2014|
Marcus Livingston Leverette, Jr., 87, of 427 W. Abington Way, Spartanburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born January 29, 1927, in Pelzer, SC, he was the son of the late Marcus Livingston Leverette, Sr. and Katie Browning Leverette.
A U. S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Leverette was controller for Spartan Petroleum Company, distributors of Chevron for 50 years. After...
|John Oscar Gerson, Jr. - March 8, 2014|
On March 8, 2014, after a long convalescence, John Oscar Gerson Jr. died and entered into life eternal at his residence in RoseCrest Retirement Community, 200 Fortress Drive, Inman, SC.
He was predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Nancy Eddings Gerson in October of 1994.
Mr. Gerson was born in Charleston, SC to John Oscar Gerson, Sr. and Beatrice Baker Gerson on June 21, 1926 and grew up in Macon, then Atlanta, Georgia.
He attended "Tech...
|Gladys Louise Clary Moyer - March 7, 2014|
Gladys Louise Clary Moyer, 93, of Spartanburg, SC, passed away into eternal rest on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Summit Hills Assisted Living. Born November 19, 1920, in Spartanburg/Converse, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Bessie Jean Green Clary and the wife of the late Eugene F. Moyer, Sr.
A graduate of Boiling Springs High School and Cecil's Business School, she was also a member of the Beta Club. She was the oldest charter member...
|E. Wayne Chapman - March 6, 2014|
Everett Wayne Chapman, 64, of Spartanburg, SC, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born February 27, 1950, in Spartanburg, he was the son of Mary Nell Arthur Chapman of Cannons Camp Ground, and the late Everett Boyd Chapman.
Mr. Chapman worked in the school system for 37 years, 14 years as Director of Daniel Morgan Vocational School, formerly for 22 years he taught at R. D. Anderson ATC Applied Technology Center...
|Brian Keith Holder - March 6, 2014|
Brian Keith Holder, 51, of Spartanburg, SC, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home. Born February 21, 1963, in Wichita Falls, TX, he was the son of the late Gary Wilton and Lois Pritchard Holder.
Brian was a member of New Day Club House and of the Baptist faith.
Among survivors are his guardian, Diane Savvakis (Manuel); special friend, Linda Torre; and step-mother, Rachel Corn Holder, all of Spartanburg.
Visitation will be 2:00-2:45...
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