Mrs. Martha Jean Hoey Robbs Jefferies, 87, of 500 New St., passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Widow of Phillip Eugene Robbs and J. L. “Marcie” Jefferies, she was born on February 16, 1933 in Cherokee County to Precious Hoey, Sr. and Willie Kelly Hoey.
She was a faithful member of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess, Sr. Choir member and Youth Choir Advisor.
She leaves to cherish loving memories: two sons, Steven Robbs (Cynthia) and Ricky Robbs of Gaffney; eight daughters, Brenda Watkins (Rev. John Watkins) of Shelby, Sheila Miller, Ethel Lynn Ratchford (Andrew), Minister Michelle Shippy, Gayle Carnell, Eartha Anderson (Steven), Lori Jefferies and Nadiah Jefferies all of Gaffney; a sister, Ethelene Davidson of Gaffney;18 grandchildren including 2 raised in the home; 40 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.
Public Viewing will be Saturday, October 24, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. The Gilmore Mortuary
Funeral Service will be Sunday, 2:00 p.m., in the parking lot of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Golden, Rev. Rodney Davidson, Rev. Tony Macomson, and Rev. Freddie Davidson. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
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