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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|Sandra Hughes Sweet - September 1, 2014|
Sandra Hughes Sweet, 77, a career educator and longtime member of Second Presbyterian Church, lost her decade long struggle with Alzheimer's finally on Monday, September 1, 2014, at Summit Hills retirement community in Spartanburg. She is survived by her two children: Dr. Charles David Eubanks, Jr., Colonel, U. S. Army, Retired and his wife Charlene of Sumter, SC, and Mrs. Meredith Eubanks Lynch and her husband Kevin of Spartanburg, SC. She is...
|Glenn Livingston Gowan - August 31, 2014|
Glenn Livingston Gowan, 84, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, at his home. Born April 30, 1930, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Cecil L. and Hettie Lynch Gowan.
Mr. Gowan was a veteran of the U. S. Army from 1953-1955 at Fort Jackson, SC with duties as a principal instructor on the Regimental Faculty. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg and was a graduate of the University of South Carolina...
|Patricia Juanita "Pat" Hyatt - August 31, 2014|
Patricia Juanita "Pat" Hyatt, 74, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Valley Falls Terrace-Spartanburg. Born August 21, 1940, in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of the late John Eben and Pearline Peace Moore.
Mrs. Hyatt was a member of United Baptist Church in Valley Falls where she was also a member of the Sunshine Sunday School Class. She loved her family and church and loved to cook for her family.
|Hazel Harris Pepper - August 31, 2014|
Hazel Koon Harris Pepper, 81, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Magnolia Manor of Spartanburg after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Born November 28, 1932, in Ferndale, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Virgie Grimmett Koon.
A graduate of Spartanburg Junior College, Mrs. Pepper retired from Community Cash Stores after 30 years of service. Following her retirement, she was employed by Camp Care (Lake...
|Flora Webb Clement - August 27, 2014|
Flora Webb Clement, 82, of Boiling Springs, SC, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at RoseCrest, Inman, SC. Born September 1, 1931, in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Bertha Robbins Webb. Flora was the widow of Max Clement and a member of Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed her flower gardens and was a member of the Boiling Springs Homemakers Club. She retired as executive secretary at Arrow...
|George Ronnie Crossley - August 27, 2014|
George Ronald "Ronnie" Crossley, 70, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born July 30, 1944, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Helen Addison Crossley.
Ronnie served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was the owner of the New Method Laundry and Cleaners.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 40 years, Jean Heath Crossley; daughters, Julie Addison Crossley of Punta Gorda, FL...
|Helen Revels Hames - August 27, 2014|
Helen Revels Hames, 71, of Drayton, SC, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born September 10, 1942, in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of the late Elton Vonley Revels, Sr. and Annie Pearl Steadman Revels.
Mrs. Hames was a member of Westgate Free Will Baptist Church. She was the matriarch of her family, an avid reader, and she looked forward to her annual beach vacations.
Survivors include her...
|Robert Love Troutman - August 27, 2014|
Robert "Bob" L. Troutman, 82, of RoseCrest Retirement Community, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Born March 4, 1932, in Iredell County, NC, he was the son of the late Percy Love and Nonnie LaRue Troutman, and husband, for 52 years, of the late Margaret Lineberger Troutman. He was a former pastor and served the Lutheran Church in various leadership roles.
Survivors include a son, David Troutman and his wife Susan of Greenville, SC; grandson,...
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