Blanche Proctor

BlancheProctorMrs. Blanche Knuckles Proctor, 84, of 588 Boiling Springs Road, entered eternal rest on Sunday, April 19th, in the Peachtree Center.

Widow of Nathaniel Proctor, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Samuel and Priscilla Mack Knuckles.

She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and a retired employee of Gaffney Manufacturing.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Proctor was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Knuckles, Jr.

Surviving are: a son, Joe Nathaniel Proctor (Angela) of Columbus, GA; four daughters, Mary Hopper of St. Paul, Minnesota; Alberta (Eddie), Debra Houey (Howard), and Audrey Watkins (Curtis), all of Gaffney; two brothers, Cossie Knuckles (Johnnie Mae) and Mack Knuckles (Nancy), all of Gaffney; five sisters, Barbara Johnson of Flint, MI, Delia Ballard, Juanita Watkins (Joe), Dorothy Tate, Nelleree Hardy and Louise Littlejohn all of Gaffney; 12 grandchildren, including Clarinda Robinson (Darrell) of St. Paul MN and Everett Hopper of Gaffney, raised in the home; 23 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one aunt, Nina Garrett of Salisbury, NC; sisters-in-law, Pernice Knuckles, Lucy Proctor, of Gaffney, Lucille McNeal of PA; and a brother-in-law, Eddie Proctor (Vivian) of Charlotte, NC.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, 1:00 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

She will lie in state in the church Thursday from 12:00 noon until the hour of services.

The Gilmore Mortuary