Ivey Gilbertine Willis Littlejohn

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Ivey Gilbertine Willis Littlejohn, age 55, of 210 Park St., Inman, SC, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023, in Spartanburg Medical Center.

She was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of Billy Willis (Ruby) and the late Cornelious Littlejohn Willis.

Ivey was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.  She was a graduate of Gaffney High School (Class of 1986), and employed as a caregiver for over 15yrs.

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by grandparents, John R. Wells and Elvira Jeter; a sister, Lavonnia W. Phillips; a niece, Johnnica Willis; two brothers-in-law, Dewayne Mayberry and Charles Foster; and an aunt, Shirley W. Manning.

She leaves to cherish loving memories: a son, Tyson E. Willis (Destiny); a daughter, Quodelia I. Smith (Tavarus), her beloved companion, Al Staggs; a brother, Charles Willis; seven sisters, Belinda L. Mayberry, Genvonnia W. Foster (Robert), Lisa W. Farmer (Yamel), Billiejo Willis (Alfonso), Jacqualine W. Bristol (Antron), Dysheka Smith and Billisha Hemphill, three god-sisters, Stephanie Mickles (James), Tacha S. Avery (Darnell), Enelious Logan; four uncles, Billy Littlejohn, of Houston, TX, Harry Littlejohn, of Shelby, NC, Gilbert Littlejohn, of Spartanburg, SC, and Donnie Willis (Teresa), of Gaffney, SC; two aunts, Elwillie L. Williams, of Washington, DC and Betty H. Robinson (Willie), of Arizona; a dear and loving god-mother, Cordelia Knuckles (Charles); 8 grandchildren, special friend/brother, James Posey; a host of niece; nephews; cousins and friends.

A  Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 22nd, 3:00 p.m., in Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. James W. Sanders, Jr. presiding and Rev. Dr. Timothy L Hunter officiating.

The family is the home of Belinda Mayberry, 406 Browning Rd., Gaffney, SC and will receive visitors daily from 2:00 p.m.  to 8:00 p.m.