Category Archives: 01 January 2018

Henry Junior Huskey

Henry Junior Huskey, 56, of 1358 Leadmine Road passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Cherokee County and was a son of Mrs. Evelyn Valentine Huskey and the late Eddie Huskey.

He was a Baptist and a retired employee of Timken.

Surviving are: a son, Jonathan Huskey of Columbia; a daughter, Sgt. Nivia Huskey (Jessica) of the U.S. Marines in Quantico, VA; mother, Mrs. Evelyn Huskey of Gaffney; 3 brothers, Eddie Dean Huskey (Christine) of Columbia, Hoyal Wallace Huskey (Glenda) of Blacksburg, and A.D. Huskey (Janice) of Cowpens; a sister, Debra Corry of Greenville, S.C.; 4 grandchildren.

Services will be Friday, 1:00 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. He will be in state in the church Friday at 12 noon.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in The Gilmore Mortuary.

The Gilmore Mortuary

Eddie William Boyd, Sr.

Eddie William Boyd, Sr., 81, of 127 Connecticut Ave., passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, in his home.

He was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Rev. Johnny Boyd and Elvira Osborne Boyd.

Eddie was a member of True Holiness Church and All Male Choir. He was a retired employee of Brown’s Packing Company.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Boyd, and a sister, Johnnie Mae Logan.

Surviving are: his children, Eddie Boyd, Jr. of Hendersonville, NC, (Elizabeth); Zaro Boyd and John R. Jamison (Sharon) of Gaffney, David L. Jamison (Norma) of Shelby, NC, Delores Jamison Shippy, Betty Jamison Copeland (Dwayne), all of Gaffney; brother, Roscoe Boyd of Winston- Salem, NC; sisters, Hettie Gaffney of Gaffney, Nell Hoyle of Gastonia, Lillie Fuller of Spartanburg; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday, 1:00 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Solomon Davis and Dr. Michael A. Bridges. Interment will be in Gaffney Memorial Park.

He will be in state in the church Thursday at noon.

The family is at the home of Elizabeth Boyd, 130 Jolly Drive and at the home of Dorothy Boyd, 106 Concord Heights.

The Gilmore Mortuary

Wanda Davidson Hush

Wanda Davidson Hush, 65, of 446 East Jr. High Road, Gaffney, South Carolina, entered eternal rest Thursday, January 18th, in her home.

She was born in Gaffney, South Carolina and was the daughter of the late Roy D. Thompson and Jessie Lee Davidson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Priscilla Mack.

Surviving are: her husband, Odus Hush, of the home a daughter, Charlina (John) Martinez of Louisville, Kentucky ; a son, Dean (Elizabeth) Gaffney of Gaffney, SC; two sisters Cheryl Davidson of Gaffney, Patricia Davidson Hamilton of Greenville, SC; a brother, Samuel Lewis Davidson of Gaffney, SC, eight grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren and a host of relatives.