Edward “Slim” Littlejohn

Edward “Slim” Littlejohn, 87, of 510 Thompson St., passed away Thursday, October 26, in Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg.

Widower of Maggie Whittenburg Littlejohn, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Dever and Rehobirth Faucett Littlejohn Holmes.

He was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Edward was preceded in death by siblings, Dever Jr., Albert, Johnnie Joe Epps, and Lula Cannon.

Surviving are: a son, Edward Charles Littlejohn of Gaffney; two daughters, Ethel Sue Boyd (James) of Greenville and Tracie Littlejohn (Chris) of Gaffney; brothers, Billy Littlejohn (Annie) and A.W. Littlejohn (Wyonna), of Gaffney; sisters, Gerutha Sarratt and Louise Simons, both of Gaffney; sisters-in-law, Essie Littlejohn of Washington, D.C., and Billie Sue Shippy McFadden of Gaffney; 15 grandchildren, including Harriet Holmes, reared in the home as a daughter; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, at 2 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating. Larry Sarratt will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in Mt. Sinai Church Cemetery.

The family is at the home of Tracie Littlejohn, 608 Marion Avenue.

The Gilmore Mortuary, www.gilmoresmortuary.com, is serving the family.

Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Oct. 30, 2017