Mary H. Ivey
Mrs. Mary H. Ivey, age 78, of 1607 Jonesville Highway, Union, widow of Haskell Ivey, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Ivey was born in Union, SC, on November 26, 1936, a daughter of the late Dewey Harris and Alice Fowler Harris. She was a 1954 graduate of Union High School. Mrs. Ivey was a homemaker and seamstress and was a loving mother and “Nana” to many. She was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church and attended New Life Baptist Church and was a proud member of the Union Clemson Club.
Surviving are three daughters, Debbie Trammell and husband Steve of Union, Cindy Ivey of the home, and Kim McNeace of Union; three grandchildren, Brooke Sherbert and husband Dan, Dylan McNeace, and Marissa McNeace; and two great-grandchildren, Laine Ivey Sherbert and Brent Sherbert.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM today at New Life Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Shannon Faulkner, Rev. Robert Chapman, and Mr. Michael Brown. Burial will follow at Fairforest Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Dylan McNeace, Dan Sherbert, Eddie Lawson, Mike Bension, Clay Palmer, and Rick Drain. The following are asked to form the honorary escort, Mae Pucket, Bob and Esther DeHart, Charles and Shirley Sanders, Julian and Lillie Garner, Pearl Crocker, Terry and Deloris English, Deannie Rector, Kent Smith, Debbie Inman, and Danny and Terri Malone.
Visitation will be held 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the services at New Life Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to New Life Baptist Church Building Fund, 502 Meansville Road, Union, SC, 29379.
The family will be at the home, 1607 Jonesville Highway, Union, SC, 29379.
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Freddie L. Shirley
Mr. Freddie L. Shirley, age 85, husband of Leila Jones Shirley of 205 Lakeview Heights, Union, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Wallace Thomson Hospital.
Mr. Shirley was born in Union, May 4, 1929, a son of the late John Frazier Shirley and Ruth Middlebrooks Shirley. He was a graduate of Union High School and retired from Milliken. After retirement, Mr. Shirley worked for 16 years with the Union Co. Council on Aging. He was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Korean War. Mr. Shirley was a member of Mon-Aetna Baptist Church, where he was a former choir member, a Sunday School teacher and a Deacon. Mr. Shirley was also a member of the John A. Fant Masonic Lodge and the American Legion Post 22. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 57 years are numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Shirley was predeceased by four sisters, Virginia Redmon, Ethel Russell, Marjorie Morris and Doreatha Goodson.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 PM today at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Benny Green, Rev. Wayne Cooke and Rev. Bob Cato. Burial with Military Honors will be at Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Dennis Russell, Phil Russell, Bryan Morris, Mike Redmon, Clint Goodson and William Earl Sprouse.
The following are asked to serve as the honorary pallbearers, Monty Cooke, Lamar Redmon, Harold Lawson, Patrick Russell, Stephen Russell, members of the Freddie Shirley Sunday School class, employees of Gentiva Home Health and employees of the Union Co. Council on Aging.
Memorials may be to the Mon Aetna Baptist Church Building Fund, 1431 Lockhart Hwy., Union, SC, 29379.
The family will be at the home, 205 Lakeview Heights, Union.
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