Minnie Lee Watkins Littlejohn, of 238 North Green River Road, Gaffney, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Minnie was born in Gaffney, South Carolina on August 25, 1925, to the late Will and Maggie Jane Watkins. She was also the stepdaughter of the late Grady and Flora Watkins. Two sisters, Willie Mae Johnson and Rose A. Smith, preceded her in death. She was the devoted wife of the late Rochelle Littlejohn and they were the parents of six children. Four daughters, Shirley Pough, Brenda Duncan, Dicy Crosby, and Maggie Studyvance, preceded her in death.
At an early age, she accepted Christ and joined Suck Creek Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess, a member of the Sunday School Department, member of the Pastor’s Aide, and a former member of the Macomson Choir. She was a “Martha” in the Victor Chapter No. 35 Order of the Eastern Star.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: two sons, Deacon Willie Lee Littlejohn of the home and Donnie Littlejohn of Lexington, N.C.; two adopted daughters Mary Davis (Willie) and Pat McIntire of Columbia, S.C.; an adopted son Thomas Hampton of Chesnee, S.C.; two cousins reared in the home as brothers, Spencer Humphries of Gaffney and Gaither Humphries of Boiling Springs; fourteen grandchildren, including two reared in the home as children, Rubin Littlejohn and Sherry Reid of Gaffney, S.C.; 29 greatgrandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, and relatives.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, November 16th, at 3 p.m. in Suck Creek Baptist Church, Gaffney, SC. Rev. Tony Macomson officiating. She will be in state in church at 2 p.m.
The Gilmore Mortuary