Mr. Artemas J. Conley

Mr. Artemas J. Conley, 64, of 502 A Railroad Avenue, passed away Friday, May 7, 2018, in his home. He was a son of the late Melvin and Beannie Wray Conley.

He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and a former employee of the Peachtree Centre.

Surviving are: two brothers, Joseph Conley of Shelby, NC and Tommy Conley (Ronda) of Gaffney; several nephews and nieces including two nieces, Joyce Conley Hemphill of Gaffney and Partheane C. Jefferies of Spartanburg, reared in the home as his sisters.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, 1:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Kerwin Wray officiating.

The family is at the home of his brother, Tommy Conley (Ronda), 104 Lincoln Drive.

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Archie Brown, Sr.

Archie Brown, Sr. was born in Hickory, North Carolina on January, 9, 1945 to William and Sarah Littlejohn Brown.

He passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Archie was a veteran of the United States Army. After receiving an honorable discharge from the military, he spent many years on the highways of the United States as a truck driver.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: three daughters, Sonya Tarr ( Michael McGhee) of Coats, NC, Emma Brown and Alma Brown, both of Raleigh, NC; eight grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Timothy L. Hunter officiating.

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Samuel O. Tate

Samuel Tate passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Brookview Healthcare Center.

He was born in Gaffney, South Carolina on March 27, 1932 to Lewis and Alice Goudelock Tate.

Samuel was a 1951 graduate of Granard High School, a graduate of Morgan State University in Maryland, and a veteran of the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant.

“Uncle Sammy,” as he was affectionately called, was the youngest of twenty children born to Lewis Tate.
His parents and siblings preceded him in death.

Local survivors include a niece, Mrs. Marie Dawkins; great nieces, Mrs. Etta Ree Jones, Rev. Mary Jefferies, Mrs. Jessie Mae Manning, Mrs. Pamela Black, and Ms. Sheila Dawkins; great-nephew, Rev. L.D. Dawkins, Jr.; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. L.D. Dawkins, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Gaffney Memorial Park.

He will be in state in the chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m.

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