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Spartanburg Herald and Herald Journal
Obituaries, 1955

Name as given,
    Age, Dateline of obituary, Spouse, Date and Page of newspaper

Only the first full obituary notice to appear is indexed.

Abbreviations: w/o   "wife of"  h/o   "husband of"

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EAKER, PAUL RAYMOND
50, Cowpens, 8–28–55 p. A9
EARLE, DOT DEAN
77, Spartanburg, w/o Baylis T. Earle, 4–9–55 p. 7
EARLE, ELIZABETH
Union, 2–7–55 p. 6
EASTERLIN, FRANCIS MILLER
68, Spartanburg, h/o Goldie Isley Easterlin, 6–16–55 p. 15
EDNEY, GEORGE WILLIAM TOM
53, MD, h/o Bessie Gallman Edney, 12–23–55 p. 12
EDWARDS, ANNA B. WEST
Greenville, w/o William F. Edwards, 6–30–55 p. 7
EDWARDS, J.M.
65, Cowpens, h/o Rose Mullinax Edwards, 7–14–55 p. 24
EISON, BESSIE T.
75, AL, w/o Ed Eison, 10–22–55 p. 8
EISON, MAMIE J.
86, Union, w/o Theo Eison, 2–21–55 p. 8
EISON, NANNY CROCKER
73, Pacolet Mills, w/o John E. Eison, 12–25–55 p. 2
ELDER, FRAZIER CASH
68, Chesnee, w/o Smith Elder, 10–17–55 p. 8
ELDER, JOHN SMITH
71, Chesnee, 11–11–55 p. 19
ELEDGE, LUCINDA POOLE
83, Greer, w/o J.M. Eledge, 12–2–55 p. 9
ELLER, BENJAMIN LEE
73, Union, h/o Pearl Latham Eller, 2–2–55 p. 2
ELLIOTT, JAMES GLENN
47, NC, h/o Eva McDaniel Elliott, 10–11–55 p. 2
ELLIS, G. FELIX
80, Gaffney, h/o Mary O. Glass Ellis, 11–18–55 p. 3
ELLIS, JOHN HENRY
52, Gaffney, h/o Oveda Moseley Ellis, 3–31–55 p. 13
ELLIS, MORRIS SUM
71, Inman, 12–10–55 p. 9
ELMORE, ALBERT DEXTOR
71, Gaffney, h/o Annie Laurie Alexander Elmore, 12–2–55 p. 9
ELROD, WILLIAM
68, Spartanburg, 12–10–55 p. 9
EMORY, RONALD D.
19, Clifton, 12–28–55 p. 3
ENGLAND, ILIA MCNEAL
86, Greer, 1–24–55
EPPS, FRANCES ANDERSON
36, Florence, w/o McDonald D. Epps, 11–22–55 p. 13
ERVIN, OCTAVIA
85, Spartanburg, 8–1–55 p. 3
ESTES, LUCY
84, Spartanburg, 5–23–55 p. 8
ETTERS, JOHN WESLEY
31, Whitney, h/o Frances C. Etters, 5–17–55 p. 2
EVANS, ALEX B.
70, Cowpens, h/o Mary Yelton Evans, 10–21–55 p. 10
EVANS, MARY
82, Union, 2–16–55 p. 2
EVINGTON, CROFFORD LEE
77, Inman, h/o Mallie Giles Evington, 8–28–55 p. A9
EVINS, DECK
55, Lyman, 7–7–55 p. 15
EVINS, DESSIE
50, Lyman, 7–9–55 p. 2, 7–10–55 p. D3
EZELL, HESTER
73, Chesnee, 2–13–55 p. A2
F
FANN, WILLIE N.
73, Fairforest, h/o Laura Spigner Fann, 7–30–55 p. 2
FARIS, HERBERT HENDERSON
66, Gaffney, h/o Katherine Hughes Faris, 9–1–55 p. 8
FARMER, EUNICE HARMON
Spartanburg, 5–30–55 p. 6
FARMER, HERBERT H.
63, Switzer, h/o Lillie Johnson Farmer, 5–20–55 p. 7
FARR, MARY EMMA HOLCOMBE
78, Kelton, w/o William Farr, 3–25–55 p. 5
FARR, MRS. BOYD
69, Lockhart, 12–13–55 p. 13
FERGUSON, CHARLES B.
41, NY, 10–5–55 p. 28, 10–6–55 p. 16
FERGUSON, EFFIE GORE
78, Spartanburg, w/o Richard Phillip Ferguson, Sr., 10–13–55 p. 22
FERGUSON, MAMIE
Cross Keys, 7–3–55 p. 5
FIGGINS, LIZZIE
64, Inman, 9–17–55 p. 2
FINCH, WILLIAM THOMAS
16, Pauline, 12–18–55 p. A6
FINCHER, ROBERT S.
63, Cross Keys, h/o Addie Murphy Fincher, 1–8–55 p. 2
FINGER, BOYCE
Chesnee, 9–4–55 p. A2
FINGER, IONE EZELL
80, Chesnee, w/o Robert A. Finger, 4–14–55 p. 20
FINGER, WILL
Inman, 5–1–55 p. A3
FINLEY, J.N., SR.
74, Greer, h/o Lenora Blakely Finley, 6–21–55 p. 2
FINLEY, LILLIE MCDANIEL
64, Chesnee, w/o Lloyd L. Finley, 8–13–55 p. 2
FINLEY, ROBERT E.
18, West View, 3–27–55 p. 1
FISHER, FRED PAUL
17, Pacolet, 4–10–55 p. A2
FISHER, VIOLA TURNER
50, Startex, w/o Ernest A. Fisher, 12–22–55 p. 12
FLEMING, ANNIE TURNER
50, Una, w/o Jesse Fleming, 5–8–55 p. A3
FLEMING, ASA J.
82, Pauline, h/o Viola Fleming, 4–15–55 p. 6
FLEMING, BEN FORD
69, Southern Shops, h/o Annie Bell Fleming, 7–30–55 p. 2
FLEMING, CARL
50, Gilkey, NC, h/o Ada Smith Fleming, 12-27-55 p. 11 FLETCHER, S.J.
58, Greer, h/o Nannie Buchanan Fletcher, 11–24–55 p. 16
FLOYD, ALEX
Camp Croft, 10–23–55 p. B8
Spartanburg, 10–28–55 p. 10
FLOYD, JAMES
62, FL, 9–16–55 p. 28
FLOYD, JOHN HARLEY
61, Saxon, h/o Amy Floyd, 2–11–55 p. 22
FORD, JOHN TIPTON
74, Buffalo, h/o Nettie Ford, 12–8–55 p. 5
FORD, MYRTLE MOSELEY
61, Spartanburg, 9–1–55 p. 8
FORE, ROSA M. HANEY
58, Startex, w/o W.M. Fore, 3–26–55 p. 2
FOREST, CLARA GLENN
67, Greer, w/o J.O. Forest, 9–13–55 p. 3
FOREST, J.O.
72, Greer, 1–26–55 p. 2
FORESTER, J.W.
67, Spartanburg, 8–19–55 p. 10
FOSTER, CECELIA
53, NY, 3–24–55 p. 10
FOSTER, DAVID
Jonesville, 3–6–55 p. A3
FOSTER, ED FLETCHER
80, Spartanburg, 9–29–55 p. 10
FOSTER, GERALDINE
infant, Spartanburg, 1–9–55 p. A3
FOSTER, JULIA WHITE
54, Spartanburg, w/o Holland D. Foster, 3–21–55 p. 10
FOSTER, LOUIE DAVID, SR.
56, Greer, h/o Mollie Nodine Foster, 2–7–55 p. 6
FOSTER, PANOLA MCMILLIAN
86, Spartanburg, w/o William S. Foster, 1–21–55 p. 12
FOSTER, PEARL
40, Fairforest, 7–24–55 p. A3
FOSTER, RAYMOND OSCAR
62, Fairforest, 8–2–55 p. 10
FOSTER, ROBERT DILLARD
44, Spartanburg, h/o Ruby Tillison Foster, 11–19–55 p. 8
FOSTER, ROSA LEE ANNA
Spartanburg, 2–22–55 p. 2
FOSTER, ROSANNA
Spartanburg, 2–20–55 p. A6
FOSTER, THOMAS J.
25, Greer, 1–16–55 p. A2
FOSTER, TURRA LEE
8, Spartanburg, 2–6–55 p. D6
FOSTER, TURRI LEE
8, Spartanburg, 2–8–55 p. 3
FOWLER, ADDIE COX
65, Inman, w/o J.H. Fowler, 7–16–55 p. 2
FOWLER, ALBERT EDWARD
65, Greenville, h/o Annie Burns Fowler, 6–6–55 p. 8
FOWLER, ANNIE MARY MAHAFFEY
65, Glenn Springs, w/o John D. Fowler, 1–4–55 p. 2
FOWLER, BABY GIRL
infant, Spartanburg, 12–5–55 p. 5
FOWLER, COLEMAN CARLISLE
84, Jonesville, h/o Nannie Carter Fowler, 6–14–55 p. 14
FOWLER, ESTELL JOHNSON
53, Converse, w/o Jesse Pete Fowler, 8–3–55 p. 8
FOWLER, HERBERT
26, Inman, 12-27-55 p. 11 and 12–28–55 p. 10
FOWLER, JACKIE
infant, Duncan, 11–23–55 p. 16, 11–24–55 p. 6
FOWLER, JAMES
Spartanburg, 4–1–55 p. 33, 4–2–55 p. 5
FOWLER, JESSIE M.
76, Spartanburg, h/o Mrs. J.M. Fowler, 9–16–55 p. 10
FOWLER, LEMUEL HAMPTON
80, Gaffney, 12–8–55 p. 5
FOWLER, MARGARET SPEARS
VA, w/o William Banks Fowler, 6–7–55 p. 14
FOWLER, ROBERT EARL
47, Greer, h/o Nettie Fowler, 2–23–55 p. 6
FOWLER, SUE
Chester, 2–6–99 p. A5
FOWLER, WILLIAM J.
82, Una, 2–16–55 p. 2
FRANKLIN, EUGENE
32, Spartanburg, 8–4–55 p. 10
Spartanburg, 8–6–55 p. 2
FRANKLIN, MARGARET QUEEN
89, Union, 8–5–55 p. 6
FRASER, MONNIE WESTMORELAND
65, FL, wo Sam Fraser, 8–3–55 p. 8
FRASIER, DONALD W.
45, FL, h/o Mary Virginia Davis Frasier, 3–24–55 p. 22
FRAZIER, APRIL
infant, Spartanburg, 1–25–55 p. 2
FREE, J.T.
40, Lyman, 2–17–55 p. 6
FREEMAN, CARRIE REID
81, Spartanburg, w/o John M. Freeman, 1–2–55 p. D3
FREEMAN, MATTIE
62, Roebuck, 6–26–55 p. A9
FRICK, CECIL B.
60, Clifton, h/o Pearl Fulmer Frick, 8–9–55 p. 10
FRICKS, LONZO
39, Moore, h/o Juanita Fricks, 1–22–55 p. 10
FRIERSON, HARMON
Sumter, 4–19–55 p. 11
FROST, CONNIE FLETCHER
77, Startex, w/o Jess Frost, 9–7–55 p. 2
FROST, MARY IRVINE DAVIS
87, AL, w/o John D. Frost, 7–16–55 p. 2
FROST, SMITH
55, Arcadia, h/o Ethel Chandler Frost, 4–1–55 p. 16
FULLER, DONALD PAUL, JR.
infant, Union, 10–9–55 p. A3
FULLER, LORD BYRON
47, Buffalo, h/o Nellie Fuller, 1–7–55 p. 17
G
GAFFNEY, TINIE
NY, 6–14–55 p. 2
GAFFNEY, WILLIAM
Chesnee, 8–30–55 p. 12
83, Chesnee, 9–3–55 p. 2
GALLMAN, MILES S.
84, Union, 11–19–55 p. 8
GALLMAN, SAMUEL THURSTON
71, Inman, h/o Mildred L. Gallman, 11–2–55 p. 3
GALLOWAY, WILLIAM WALKER
95, Lyman, 12–13–55 p. 13
GAMBLE, R.W.
75, GA, h/o Mamie Hamilton Gamble, 1–2–55 p. D3
GAMM, RUTH PRIDMORE
35, Woodruff, w/o Henry Gamm, 6–22–55 p. 9
GANTT, ROBERT J.
82, Spartanburg, h/o L. Rosa Hirschmann Gantt, 1–8–55 p. 1
GARDNER, WILLIAM B.
62, Spartanburg, h/o Elizabeth Outz Shaw Gardner, 1–29–55 p. 8
GARDNER, WILLIE SIMS
44, Macedonia, 8–13–55 p. 2
GARLAND, MILLARD HARRISON
48, Gaffney, h/o Nettie Wyatt Garland, 12–11–55 p. A10
GARLAND, ROBERT CLYDE
75, Gaffney, h/o Eunice Johnson Garland, 3–17–55 p. 8
GARNER, ALLEN O.
100, Union, 12–20–55 p. 3
GARNER, DAVIS WILBUR, JR.
infant, Jonesville, 1–20–55 p. 20
GARNER, IDELL ROBINSON
25, Pacolet Mills, w/o John B. Garner, 8–19–55 p. 10
GARRETT, DAVID R.
4, Greer, 12–11–55 p. A10
GARRETT, HARVEY, SR.
62, Marietta, h/o Lillian Turner Garrett, 6–12–55 p. A2
GARRISON, ARMITTIE
OH, 12–31–55 p. 2
GARVIN, ALONZO
40, Moore, 9–28–55 p. 9
GARVIN, NANA HALL
67, Spartanburg, w/o David C. Garvin, 6–18–55 p. 2
GAULT, DELLA OCHILTREE
74, Gaffney, 1–2–55 p. D3
GAULT, DOUGLAS LESTER
81, Union, 10–6–55 p. 11
GAULT, HENRY BOYD
70, Union, h/o Ola Gault, 9–12–55 p. 8
GAULT, JENCY GARNER
88, Kelton, 12–29–55 p. 16
GAULT, JOHN HENRY
72, Union, h/o Viola Mosley Gault, 11–25–55 p. 6
GAULT, LELIA PUTNAM
67, Spartanburg, 1–25–55 p. 12
GAY, W.H.
69, Greer, h/o Zadie Barton Gay, 7–26–55 p. 2
GEE, NOLA
Chesnee, 8–20–55 p. 8
43, Chesnee, 8–21–55 p. D8
GENOBLE, AUDIE R.
79, Greer, h/o Mary E. Woodward Genoble, 3–29–55 p. 2
GEORGE, MAMIE HOWARD
71, Spartanburg, w/o Robert L. George, 5–12–55 p. 25
GETER, ROBERT
37, Pauline, 5–10–55 p. 2
GIBBS, JOSEPH W.
74, Greer, 11–16–55 p. 1
GIBSON, BESSIE CUNNINGHAM
81, Greer, w/o J.H. Gibson, 5–27–55 p. 6
GIBSON, HOWARD
23, Union, h/o Gloria DeHart Gibson, 8–17–55 p. 22
GIBSON, JAMES JEFFERSON
72, Spartanburg, h/o Essie Mitchell Gibson, 5–18–55 p. 2
GIBSON, PAMELA BOYD
infant, Pacolet, 1–17–55 p. 3
GIBSON, WILLIAM
78, Gaffney, h/o Harriett C. Gibson, 4–19–55 p. 2
GIBSON, WILLIAM THURMOND
22, Fairmont, 3–27–55 p. D8
GILBERT, LEILA ANN
5, Inman, 6–24–55 p. 2
GILBERT, LENA BRANTON
66, Cherokee Springs, w/o Columbus Gilbert, 2–9–55 p. 12
GILE, WILLIAM
32, Union, 6–7–55 p. 2
GILES, EDWARD R.
52, Clifton, 11–22–55 p. 13
GILLILAND, RICHARD ODELL
infant, Spartanburg, 9–20–55 p. 12
GILMORE, CLARA
75, Jonesville, 2–20–55 p. D4
GILREATH, MARIA ANDERSON
Greer, w/o Jefferson Davis Gilreath, 1–17–55 p. 3
GILSTRAP, OSCAR J.
83, Duncan, h/o Sallie Williams Gilstrap, 5–11–55 p. 8
GITON, LIZZIE
Gaffney, 9–25–55 p. B8
GLADNEY, ROBERT, JR.
infant, Spartanburg, 7–17–55 p. B6
GLASS, EDWARD L.
27, Spartanburg, h/o Jane German Glass, 3–5–55 p. 7
GLENN, ELNORA
33, Boiling Springs, 10–2–55 p. A3
GLENN, JAMES
30, Spartanburg, 9–28–55 p. 3
GLENN, SUSIE
Cross Anchor, 11–29–55 p. 8, 12–3–55 p. 5
GODFREY, GROVER C.
68, Woodruff, h/o Mary Sprouse Godfrey, 12–18–55 p. A6
GODFREY, SAM
62, Woodruff, h/o Julia Greene Godfrey, 5–3–55 p. 14
GODSHALL, GORDON P.
72, Union, h/o Lillie Belle Padgett Godshall, 8–8–55 p. 3
GOFORTH, ALVA MABRY
67, Pauline, w/o M.R. Goforth, 3–1–55 p. 2
GOFORTH, VENNIE EVA BURGESS
Gaffney, w/o L.B Goforth, 7–21–55 p. 12
GOING, WILLIAM ISAAC
77, Union, h/o Ann Gault Going, 4–27–55 p. 2
GOLDEN, DORIS JAMES
37, Saxon, w/o Sam Golden, 8–16–55 p. 10
GOOCH, ROY WILLARD
49, NC, h/o Pearl Furr Gooch, 8–8–55 p. 3
GOODEN, MINNIE JONES
62, Spartanburg, 8–19–55 p. 8
59, Spartanburg, 8–21–55 p. D2
GOODSON, NORA WHITEN
71, Greer, w/o Wesley E. Goodson, 9–24–55 p. 8
GOODWIN, MABEL
Spartanburg, 9–7–55 p. 12
46, Spartanburg, 9–10–55 p. 2, 9–11–55 p. D5
GORDON, GEORGE WASHINGTON
67, Gaffney, h/o Martha Sellars Gordon, 6–15–55 p. 2
GORY, SAMUEL
Pacolet, 5–5–55 p. 13
26, Spartanburg, 5–7–55 p. 2
GOSNELL, ALFRED
76, Una, h/o Susie Gosnell, 10–26–55 p. 14
GOSNELL, JOHN W.
86, Chesnee, h/o Coree Price Gosnell, 9–22–55 p. 24
GOSNELL, LOU EMMA LINDSAY
81, Greer, w/o Joseph Gosnell, 7–8–55 p. 28
GOSSETT, ANNIE SPROUSE
73, Jonesville, w/o Albert Henry Gossett, 9–4–55 p. A7
GOSSETT, HUBERT RAY
Pacolet Mills, 5–10–55 p. 14
GOSSETT, MARDELL L.
Cannons Campground, 4–9–55 p. 5
GOWANS, VISTA RAY CODY
64, Valley Valls, w/o Steward Gowans, 2–26–55 p. 2
GRADY, CLAUDE C., SR.
56, Spartanburg, h/o Lillie Belle Grady, 3–14–55 p. 1
GRAHAM, CLARENCE LAYTON
75, Union, 4–24–55 p. D4
GRAHAM, JAMES M.
84, Inman, h/o Margaret Evans Graham, 6–9–55 p. 12
GRAHAM, MRS. J.M.
76, Inman, 1–18–55 p. 12
GRANT, CURTIS JETER
8, Glenn Springs, 1–11–55 p. 10
GRAY, CLEVELAND PRESTON
70, White Rock, 7–8–55 p. 28
GRAY, ZELMA
27, Fairforest, w/o Dupre Gray, 8–30–55 p. 9
27, Fairforest, 9–3–55 p. 2
GREEN, HOMER
KIA, 21, Chesnee, body returned for burial, 2–15–55 p. 12
GREEN, MARSHALL WILLIAM
73, TN, h/o Ida V. Green, 5–3–55 p. 9
GREEN, MINNIE DILLARD
78, Greer, w/o L.A. Green, 10–20–55 p. 26
GREEN, NANNIE OWENS
86, Gaffney, 6–12–55 p. A2
GREEN, NATHAN A.
Union, h/o Maggie Green, 8–9–55 p. 10
GREEN, ROBERT THOMAS
49, Woodruff, h/o Myrtle Wood Hyatt Green, 6–17–55 p. 30
GREENE, ALBERT W.
28, Chesnee, 6–1–55 p. 11
GREENE, B.C.
58, Greer, h/o Mittie Steading Sheppard Greene, 8–20–55 p. 2
GREENE, LILARD HORTON
66, Campobello, w/o Vance Greene, 7–11–55 p. 8
GREENE, VANCE
26, Landrum, h/o Virginia Greene, 10–14–55 p. 29
GREENE, W. EDWARD
76, Union, h/o Elizabeth Whitner Greene, 3–29–55 p. 2
GREER, JAMES F.
Greer, 4–17–55 p. A2
GREGORY, ANNIE MAE CROWE
Union, w/o Wallace Gregory, 3–27–55 p. D8
GREGORY, ARTHUR
\pard51, Union, 4–17–55 p. A2
GREGORY, BABY BOY
infant, Lockhart, 7–27–55 p. 3
GREGORY, CLENEY
89, Campobello, h/o Tilda Wood Gregory, 3–16–55 p. 2
GREGORY, SALLIE SMITH
84, Gaffney, w/o Frank C. Gregory, 7–2–55 p. 2
GRIFFIN, BERNICE ELIZABETH EDWARDS
36, Spartanburg, w/o Leroy Griffin, 12–20–55 p. 3
GRIFFIN, LOUISE TUMBLIN
84, Woodruff, w/o B.A. Griffin, 2–28–55 p. 8
GRIFFIN, ROSA MCCRAW
52, Gaffney, w/o Sam Griffin, 9–14–55 p. 2
GROCE, BARBER
45, Clifton, h/o Edna Quinn Groce, 5–27–55 p. 6
GROOME, GERTIE
35, Camden, 10–19–55 p. 9
GROVER, HOLLIE A.
63, Greer, h/o Rosa Sandlin Grover, 3–31–55 p. 6
GRUBBS, ROBERT FRANKLIN
67, Draytonville, h/o Mary Parker Grubbs, 2–8–55 p. 2
GRUBBS, WILLIE MAE
27, TN, 6–5–55 p. A10
GUINN, STEVEN M.
infant, Columbia, 5–21–55 p. 2
GUMP, J.W.
75, OK, h/o Rose Chapman Gump, 2–27–55 p. A6
GUYTON, BOYCE
46, Pacolet Mills, h/o Maggie Hodge Guyton, 1–25–55 p. 12
GUYTON, JOHN PAUL
27, Pacolet, h/o Geraldine Fleming Guyton, 8–15–55 p. 1
GUYTON, LIZZIE
90, Gaffey, 9–23–55 p. 16
GWINN, BEN W.
70, Woodruff, h/o Annice Campbell Gwinn, 2–1–55 p. 14
GWINN, JOHN MAXEY
infant, Woodruff, 1–8–55 p. 2

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