SMYRNA -- Robert "Bobby" Jones, 79, of 4130 Black Highway, died Friday, March 20, 2009, at his home in Smyrna.
The funeral was March 23, 2009, at Enon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Chris Ballard officiating. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Bobby was a son of the late Victor Jones and Bell Blanton Jones. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church, where he served as a past deacon. Bobby retired from Cannon Mills after 25 years.
Never miss a local story.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jones of Smyrna, S.C.; two stepdaughters, Ellen Smith and Cheryl Hamrick; stepson, James W. Nichols Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Vera Jones and Osie Jones; six stepgrandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Jones.
Memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice, 223 S. Herlong #110, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Bratton Funeral Home in York served the Jones family.
GASTONIA, N.C. -- Patricia Kelly Bradshaw of 711 S. New Hope Road, died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
Services will be private.
Memorials may be made to The Shelter of Gaston County, 330 N. Marietta St., Gastonia, NC 28052.
M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover served the family.
BOWLING GREEN -- Jean Moses, 90, formerly of Bowling Green, S.C., died Friday, March 20, 2009, at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain, N.C.
The funeral service was March 22, 2009, at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Clover, S.C., with the Rev. Harry Bryant officiating. Interment was in Bowling Green Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Moses was born April 16, 1918, in Murphy, N.C., to the late Grover Cleveland and Easter Moss Moses. She was retired from Textile Incorporated of Gastonia, N.C. Mrs. Moses was preceded in death by her husband, Fred M. Moses; son, James Kenneth Moses; brother, Neal Carpenter; and sisters, Elsie Carpenter and Hazel Arrowood.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Grayson of Clover and Betty Jean Haney of Carterville, Ga.; son, Billy Moses of Clover; three sisters, Bertie Jo Cox, Jewell Hawkins and Dot Redding, all of Gastonia, N.C.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to White Oak Manor, 716 Sipes St., Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home of Clover, S.C., served the family of Mrs. Moses.
YORK -- Maxie Henry Tallent, 95, formerly of York, died Friday, March 19, 2009, at Chester Regional Hospital.
The funeral was March 20 at Bratton Funeral Home. The Rev David M. Sealy officiated. Burial was at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of SC, 179 Columbia St., Chester, SC 29706.
Bratton Funeral Home served the Tallent family.
Cora Mae Holsclaw
YORK -- Cora Mae Holsclaw, 67, of 111 S. Congress St., died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at White Oak Manor in York.
The funeral was March 21, 2009, at First Wesleyan Church of York. The Rev. Todd Reynolds officiatede. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery.
A native of York, Cora Mae was a daughter of the late John William and Mary Brandon Holsclaw. She was a member of First Wesleyan Church. She worked at Cannon Mills in York as a Supply Clerk.
She is survived by her sister, Ada Holsclaw Snipes of Rock Hill, S.C., and a number of nieces and nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Perry Holsclaw, Mose Holsclaw and Bobby Holsclaw; and her two sisters, Mary Alice Holsclaw and Sue Holsclaw Moose.
Memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 1830 Hwy 5, York, SC 29745.
Bratton Funeral Home in York served the Holsclaw family.
CHARLOTTE -- Mr. Lester Norman Moss, 73, died March 18, 2009, at Presbyterian Hospital.
A graveside service was March 21 at Bethany ARP Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Danny Marshburn officiating.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover served the family of Mr. Moss.
YORK -- Martha Jean Watterson Jenkins, 76, of 12979 W. Hwy 55, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at her home in York.
The funeral was March 20, 2009, at Mountain View Baptist Church in Blacksburg. The Rev. Ken Lane, the Rev. Sam Snyder and Bo Parker officiated. Burial was at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of York, Jean was a daughter of the late Carl Monroe Watterson and Julia Dover Watterson. She was the widow of M.L. Jenkins and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Blacksburg.
She is survived by her son, Martin Jenkins and wife, Nelly; two daughters, Susan Parker and husband, Forest, and Patty Cook and husband, Sammy; sister, Merle Watterson Lovelace, all of York; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mountain View Baptist Church, 720 Ramah Church Road, York, SC 29745 or to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Bratton Funeral Home in York served the Jenkins family.
CLOVER -- Paul Lee Player, 26, of Clover, died Monday, March 16, 2009.
Funeral service was March 19, 2009, at Clover ARP Church, with the Rev. Evan English officiating. Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery.
Mr. Player was born March 6, 1983, in Manning to Paul "Tony" and Elaine Lee Player. Lee was a sales representative for B & B Distributors of Rock Hill. He was an avid fisherman and devoted husband and father.
Survivors are his wife, Jenny A. Player; son, Grayson Player; parents, Tony and Elaine Player of Clover; sister, Sara Player of Clover; and paternal grandparents, Johnny and Joann Player of Turbeville. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William and Louise Lee.
Memorials may be made to Player Children Trust, c/o Clover Community Bank, PO Box 69, Clover, SC 29710.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home served the family of Mr. Player.
LAKE WYLIE -- Beth Miller Beatham, 43, of 4176 Autumn Cove Drive, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.
The funeral was March 19 at River Hills Community Church, with the Rev. Bruce Jones officiating. Interment will be in River Hills Community Church Cemetery.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Lake Wylie served the family of Mrs. Beatham.
Frank Cantrell Jr.
YORK -- Mr. Carl "Frank" Cantrell Jr. died at home on Sunday, March 15, 2009.
The funeral was held March 18, 2009, at Bratton Funeral Home. The burial was at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Bratton Funeral Home in York served the Cantrell family.
Obie Keith Harward
HICKORY GROVE -- Obie Keith Harward, 51, of 2636 Howells Ferry Road, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
A memorial service was March 15 at Bratton Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Legion Frank Roach Post 34, honor guard unit, 199 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Bratton Funeral Home in York served the Harward family.
CLOVER -- Rose McDaniel Stewart, 82, died March 16, 2009, at White Oak Manor in York.
The funeral was March 19 at Oakdale Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. James Gable officiating.
Memorials may be made to White Oak Manor, 111 S. Congress St., York, SC, 29745.
M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover served the family of Mrs. Stewart.