Ruth Bratton Gaffney

Mrs. Ruth Bratton Gaffney, 90, of 111 Claremont Street, passed away Saturday, April 22, in Brookview Healthcare Center.

Widow of Eufrater Gaffney, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Maria Lipscomb Bratton.

She was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church and a retired employee of Cherokee County Memorial Hospital.

Surviving are: a son, Dean Gaffney (Elizabeth) of Gaffney; a daughter, Charline Martinez (John) of Louisville, KY; 8 grandchildren, including Shedrick Gaffney, reared in the home; 20 greatgrandchildren.

Services will be Friday, 2 p.m., in Philadelphia Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Burnside officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

She will be in state in the church Friday at 1 p.m.

The Gilmore Mortuary