Dennis Jefferies entered eternal rest on Monday, February 1, 2016, in Magnolia Manor, Inman, SC.
He was born in Gaffney and was a son of S.J. Peeler and the late Ola Mae Jefferies Dawkins. Dennis was raised in by his great-grandparents, Morris and Marie Jefferies.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ola Mae Jefferies Dawkins; grandparents, Lillie Mae Brown, and great grandparents, Morris and Marie Jefferies; two uncles Converse and Rayford Peeler.
He leaves to cherish loving memories: a daughter, Denise Tate; father, S.J. Peeler; two sisters, Shirley Jefferies and Shelia Marie Smith; step-father, William Dawkins; step-mother, Darlene Peeler; fourteen step-siblings, including Cheryl Allen and Frederick Allen (Tressa); aunts, Betty Smith, Minnie Leach, Essie Mae Wilkins Robert), Earnestine Rainey, Louise Edwards, Sally Fenn (James), Elizabeth Davis (Nelson) and Amozene Wood; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 6th at 1 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Darrell W. Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Gaffney Memorial Park.
The Gilmore Mortuary, www.gilmoresmortuary.com