Category Archives: 11 November 2018

Edward Carter

Edward Carter, 52, of Brooklyn New York, passed away Thursday, November 15th, 2018, in Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Son of Minnie Brackett and the late Edward Harold Carter.

Surviving are: two daughters, Ronnie Gilmore of Queens, NY and Ashly Carter of Brooklyn, NY; two sisters, Yannette Carter of Spartanburg, SC and Yannique Carter of Brooklyn, NY; two grandchildren, Shimer King and Janii Gilmore of Brooklyn, NY.

A Graveside Service will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m., in Island Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with and Dr. A.L. Brackett and Rev. Timothy L. Hunter officiating.

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Brandon Thomas

Brandon Durvail Thomas was born in Gaffney, SC on October 24, 1985, to Kenny and Mary Watts Thomas.

Brandon was a member of Concord Baptist Church. He was a Computer Specialist at the Milliken Corporation.

Surviving are: his wife, Ashley Rodgers Thomas; three sons, Da’Quan Rodgers, By’Drez Thomas, and Brandon Thomas, Jr.; three daughters, Kamara Evans, Madison Thomas, and Stormy Thomas, all of the home; sister, Ashley D. Thomas of Gaffney; brothers, Damarreun Bridges of Tacoma, WA, Marcus Tate of Spartanburg, and Dylan Meuver of Simpsonville; grandparents, Madison Lee and Lula Watts of Gaffney; uncles, Leon Thomas of Union, and Kenneth Epps of Gaffney; great-uncle, Claude Watts, of Baltimore; mother-in-law, Shannon Fowler (Brandon); father-in-law, Darren Norris (Angela) of Gaffney; brothers-in-law, Shay Rodgers and Brandon Houey of Gaffney, Cobby Rodgers (Sophia) of Shelby; sisters-in-law, Cherelle Houey and Doristine Norris, both of Gaffney, Deanna Evans (Eric) of Atlanta, GA; other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service will be Monday, November 5th at 12:00 noon, in Concord Baptist Church of Gaffney with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating.

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Victor Robert Black

Victor Robert Black, 76, of 404 Hetty Hill Street, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018, in his home.

Husband of Pamela Dawkins Black, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Willie and Eliza Pelham Black.

Victor was a 1959 graduate of Granard High School. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church, Mountain View Lodge # 301, and the Senior Citizen’s Center. He was a retired employee of Johns Manville Corporation. Victor was a member of Sunpower Softball team.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mamie Roseboro.

Survving are: his wife, Pamela Black, of Gaffney; 1 son, Michael Black, of Georgia; 3 daughters, Deborah Black-Rice (Jeffery) of Gaffney; Toni B. Johnson, an Alicia M. Watkins, of Gaffney; sister, Willie Huskey, Betty Gibson, of Blacksburg, Doris Bonner , and Margaret Tyson (James) of New York, NY.

The Funeral Service will be Saturday, 12:00 noon, in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating.

The family is at 203 Serene Drive.

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