Dianne Bonner

Miss Dianne Bonner, 70, of 110 Clearfield Drive,Gaffney, passed away Sunday, January 16th, in her home.

She was born in Gaffney and was a daughter of the late Joe Cephus and Ola Mae Simuel Bonner.

She was a member of Mikes Creek Baptist Church.

Dianne was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Kenneth and Creola Mack Bonner; sisters, Mae Ola Reid and Wyzoina Bonner; brothers, Joe Lee Bonner and Larry Bonner. 

She leaves to cherish loving memories: her children: Flake Bonner, Russell Bonner, Tangi Bonner, Leslie Bonner, Claudette Bonner, and Travis Bonner; sisters, Betty Littlejohn, Eva Bonner (John), and Linda Kay Bonner, of Gaffney; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, 2:00 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with The Reverend C.A. Wallace, The Reverend Betty Bonner Hopper; The Reverend Robert Dover.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Lessie Mae Curtis Pugh

Mrs. Lessie Curtis Pugh, 68, of 119 Clyde Street, Spindale, NC, passed away Thursday, January 13th, in Rutherford Regional Medical Center, Rutherfordton, NC.

She was born in in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late Louis William and Lula Mae Fernanders Curtis.

She was a member of Friends In Christ Church in Chesnee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Billy J. Curtis, Virginia Surratt, Martha Twitty;

She leaves to cherish loving memories: her husband, Sidney Pugh, of Maryland; a son, Kim Curtis (Icolyn), of Salt Lake City, UT; siblings, Lewis Curtis, Jr. (Morine), of Spindale, Dan Curtis (Minister Barbara), of Chesnee, Carson L. Curtis, of Shelby, NC; Lucy Twitty, of Forest City; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., in Fernanders Acres Cemetery, in Chesnee with The Reverend Horace Wilson officiating.

Mary ‘LuLu” Littlejohn

Mrs. Mary Littlejohn, 63, of 682 S. Converse Street, Spartanburg, SC, passed away Friday, January 14th, in Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

She was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Tizer and Thelma Jefferies Tate.

She was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish loving memories: her husband, Eddie Littlejohn, of Shelby, NC; sons, Corey Tate and Corbett Smith, both of Gaffney; a daughter, April Tate, of the home; brothers, Thurmond Tate (Lillie), Lyman Tate, (Angela), of Gaffney, Herman Tate (Sheila), of Hickory Grove, SC, Sherman Tate and Furman Tate (Monica), of Blacksburg, SC; sisters, Sally Clarke (Dennis), Fatina Wood (Dennis), Shirley Jenkins, Teresa Davidson, and Lynn Dover, all of Gaffney; 15 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, 2:00 p.m., in Philadelphia Baptist Church with The Reverend Danny Burnside officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.