Mrs. Mae Hester Houey

Mae Hester Houey, 79, of 240 Holmes Rd., passed away March 17th , in Spartanburg. She was the widow of James Howard Houey and daughter of the late John Freeman McGill and Jessie Luvenia Wood McGill.

She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and Senior Choir.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Eddie; a brother, Homer; and a grandchild, Tyran.

Surviving: sons, Howard Evans (Debra) Houey and Thomas Eric (Denise) Houey of Gaffney, Douglas Eugene Houey of Spartanburg; daughters, Mary Jane Houey and Amanda Houey Guerrero of Gaffney; brothers, Charles (Mary) McGill, Frank McGill, James (Nita) McGill, Bobby McGill, William (Louise) McGill, and Billy Wayne McGill, all of Gaffney; sisters, Ruth Horton (Sam) of Lexington, N.C., Betty Houey and Dorothy Boyd of Gaffney, Carolyn (Earl) Posey of Spartanburg; 13 grandchildren, including Ronté, Cherelle, and Brandon Houey and Lakesha Clyburn raised in the home; 23 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, 3 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. She will be in state in the church Thursday at 2 p.m.

The family is at the home of her daughter Amanda Guerrero, 513 Stone Crest Lane.

The Gilmore Mortuary