Miss Willie K. Jefferies, 90, of 331 E. Blackstock Road, #16, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, November 26th, in her home.
She was born in Cherokee County, SC on August 27, 1924 to Thomas and Tenar Tate Jefferies Johnson.
At an early age, she joined Mount Zion Baptist Church in Gaffney, SC, but later moved her membership to Foster Chapel Baptist Church to be with her children. She was a faithful and dedicated church member and Missionary member.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, William “Ted” Jefferies and John Jefferies, Sr.; five sisters, Ophelia J. Smith, Adeline J. Logan, Leona Jeffries, Beatrice Jefferies and Eliza Jefferies; a grandson, James K. Jefferies; great-grandson, J-Von Rice, and son-in-law, James Vaughn; a sister-in-law, Mary C. Jefferies; five brothers-in-law, Willie Smith, Jessie Pride, Sr., Luther Smith, Sr., Clarence Stripling and Francis Logan.
She leaves to cherish loving memories: three sons, James T. Jefferies (Carine) of Spartanburg, Deacon Ernest Jefferies, Sr. (Minnie) and Berkley Jefferies, all of Jonesville; five daughters, Judy J. Vaughn of the home, Norma J. Jeter of Spartanburg, Lillian, Elaine and Carolyn Jefferies, all of Jonesville; two sisters, Viola J. Pride and Elizabeth J. Smith, both of Jonesville; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 30, 2014, at Foster Chapel Baptist Church of
Jonesville, SC with the Pastor W. E. Smith, officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Gaffney, SC.
Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.