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Spartanburg Herald and Herald Journal
Obituaries, 1956

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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EARLEY, ELSIE PROCTOR
72, Southern Shops, w/o Will Earley, 8–28–56 p. 2
EARLS, BABY GIRL
infant, Blacksburg, 8–2–56 p. 2
EARLS, NANNIE SENSING
65, Blacksburg, w/o Charlies Earls, 8–14–56 p. 2
EASLER, JAMES
76, Spartanburg, h/o Eva Easler, 7–18–56 p. 2
EASLER, WALTER
37, Whitmire, h/o Lydia Gladden Easler, 8–21–56 p. 3
EASTERLY, BRUCE H.
56, Spartanburg, h/o Birdie Johnson Easterly, 5–6–56 p. A2
56, Spartanburg, 5–13–56 p. A6
EDDINGTON, RICHARD
53, Spartanburg, 1–23–56 p. 10
EDGE, OLIVER BOYD
73, Spartanburg, h/o Nona Belle Henson Edge, 4–9–56 p. 5
EDRINGTON, RICHARD
53, Spartanburg, 1–28–56 p. 2, 1–29–56 p. B6
EDWARDS, DENNIS M., JR.
infant, Landrum, 9–18–56 p. 2
EDWARDS, DONALD EUGENE
24, Cowpens, 5–15–56 p. 9
EDWARDS, HANNAH HARP MEHRHOFF
80, Landrum, w/o James Alonzo Edwards, 2–6–56 p. 8
EDWARDS, J.C.
35, Spartanburg, h/o Virginia Guy Edwards, 4–16–56 p. 10
EDWARDS, LEE
Spartanburg, 5–19–56 p. 5
EDWARDS, MILDRED GOSNELL
46, Landrum, w/o Jake Edwards, 9–26–56 p. 2
EDWARDS, RUTH MCCURRY
51, Greer, w/o Arthur Edwards, 6–3–56 p. A3
EDWARDS, SPENCER
Gaffney, 5–23–56 p. 14
EDWARDS, WILLIAM ALVEN, SR.
35, Clifton, h/o Addie Wood Edwards, 9–23–56 p. A3
ELDER, CLIFTON ONEAL
53, Spartanburg, h/o Pauline McGinnis Elder, 9–3–56 p. 8
ELDERS, SAMUEL
28, Clinton, 9–30–56 p. 1
ELLEDGE, SULA
74, Spartanburg, w/o J.E. Elledge, 12–31–56 p. 8
ELLIOTT,MABEL RAMSEUR
70, Blacksburg, 3–10–56 p. 2
ELLIS, ELLA KING
72, Inman, 7–24–56 p. 10, 7–28–56 p. 2
ELLIS, G.C.
67, Greer, h/o Effie Morris Ellis, 1–24–56 p. 10
ELLIS, LELAND W.
56, Gaffney, 7–8–56 p. A8
ELLIS, NEVADA MCCRAW
63, Gaffney, w/o S.W. Ellis, 3–8–56 p. 3
ELLIS, PERRY
36, Spartanburg, 9–30–56 p. A2
ELLIS, RUSSELL
Spartanburg, 2–23–56 p. 5
ELLIS, TERRY
Spartanburg, h/o Nell Duncan Brown, 9–24–56 p. 1
EMORY, MRS. E.H.
78, NC, w/o E.H. Emory, 12–19–56 p. 18
EMORY, RONALD D.
19, Clifton, 1–1–56 p. B5
ENGLISH, REBECCA
Spartanburg, 7–4–56 p. 7
45, Spartanburg, 7–7–56 p. 8
EPLEE, MARVIN C.
50, Beaumont, h/o Faye Moore Eplee, 7–4–56 p. 7
ERNANDEZ, LEE ANDER
60, Lando, 8–29–56 p. 12
ERVIN, ROBIN LYNN
infant, Spartanburg, 7–6–56 p. 24
ERWIN, ALMA FLETCHER
62, Gaffney, w/o George Erwin, 8–3–56 p. 2
ERWIN, FANNIE
Spartanburg, 8–5–56 p. A8
ESTES, MAMIE LAWSON
68, Clinton, 11–16–56 p. 2
ETTERS, PATRICIA ANN
infant, Wellford, 1–7–56 p. 2
EUBANKS, ROSALIE MARIE LAYNE
73, Landrum, w/o I.T. Eubanks, 8–10–56 p. 6
EVANS, BELLE
Spartanburg, 9–16–56 p. B7
EVANS, CORNELIA
Spartanburg, 5–22–56 p. 3
63, Spartanburg, 5–23–56 p. 14
EVANS, EDDY
69, Spartanburg, 1–3–56 p. 2, 1–4–56 p. 12
EVANS, GROVER
Cashville, 2–12–56 p. A7
EVANS, PERRY
Spartanburg, 1–7–56 p. 8
85, Spartanburg, 1–8–56 p. D3
EVINS, GROVER
Cashville, 2–7–56 p. 14
EZELL, CLAUDE BERNARD
Spartanburg, h/o Perri Blanton Ezell, 9–15–56 p. 2
EZELL, JAMES EUEL
66, Whitney, 12–9–56 p. D4
EZELL, JAMES URAL
66, Whitney, 12–8–56 p. 10
F
FAIR, JOHN
60, Spartanburg, 2–18–56 p. 10
FARMER, ANNIE EVANS
75, Fairmont, w/o T.B. Farmer, 2–24–56 p. 8
FARMER, BELLE
78, Pauline, 7–8–56 p. A8
FARMER, JAMES
MI, 5–6–56 p. A3
FARR, DAN PHAGAN
20, Union, h/o Geraldine Waters Farr, 7–4–56 p. 7
FARR, LILLIE GAULT
68, Darlington, w/o J.F. Farr, 4–16–56 p. 10
FARR, PERRIN B.
56, Cheraw, 2–24–56 p. 8
FARRAR, JUANITA
65, Glenn Springs, 12–1–56 p. 2
FAULKNER, JOHN R.
52, Arcadia, h/o Vertie Lee Faulkner, 9–13–56 p. 28, 9–14–56 p. A2
FAULKNER, LILLIAN THOMPSON
Startex, w/o R.E. Faulkner, 3–1–56 p. 2
FELDT, CARL ANDERS
NJ, 3–31–56 p. 1
FERGUSON, GEORGE WADE
78, Spartanburg, 1–17–56 p. 2
FERGUSON, JOHN
58, Spartanburg, 11–2–56 p. 2
FERGUSON, JOHN, SR.
60, Spartanburg, 10–29–56 p. 5
FERGUSON, REUBEN HICKLIN
90, Spartanburg, 3–30–56 p. A5
FERGUSON, WILL
Fairforest, 8–19–56 p. B8
FERNGOLD, PETER
MA, 3–31–56 p. 1
FERUGSON, WILL
Fairforest, 8–17–56 p. B6
FINCH, NORMAN JENE
infant, Cowpens, 7–30–56 p. 8
FINCHER, IDA
Spartanburg, 2–7–56 p. 3, 2–12–56 p. A3
FINCHER, JESSE A.
Woodruff, 8–22–56 p. 2
FISHER, CHARLES HAND
74, Glendale, h/o Laura Martin Fisher, 12–6–56 p. 25
FISHER, JASPER W.
79, Cowpens, h/o Naomi Thomas Fisher, 11–29–56 p. 24
FISHER, MINNIE FORD
70, Spartanburg, w/o W.F. Fisher, 5–27–56 p. D4
FISHER, TOMMY DALE
infant, Campobello, 2–16–56 p. 6
FITTS, OLIVER DUKE
86, Spartanburg, 9–21–56 p. A8
FITZGERALD, JOHN MIRKISON
80, Gaffney, h/o Carrie Bagwell Fitzgerald, 3–9–56 p. A6
FITZGERALD, LOIS
73, Spartanburg, 11–3–56 p. D4
FLACK, CLAUDE LEE
67, Gaffney, 9–10–56 p. 10
FLEMING, J. DRAYTON
83, Greer, h/o Ella Batson Fleming, 12–7–56 p. 36
FLEMING, JESSIE JAMES
59, Roebuck, 8–6–56 p. 8
FLEMING, JOHNNIE DICKSON
62, Campobello, w/o C.E. Fleming, 1–9–56 p. 5
FLEMONS, PEARL CASON STALCUP
62, Greer, w/o C.W. Flemons, 5–14–56 p. 10
FLOYD, ALFRETTY FOWLER
77, Gaffney, 7–3–56 p. A2
FLOYD, WILLIAM E.
80, Spartanburg, h/o Mary Elizabeth Floyd, 9–10–56 p. 10
FORD, MABELLE GENEVIEVE
Marion, 6–9–56 p. 2
FORD, WALKER P.
38, Arcadia, h/o Virginia Allen Ford, 6–21–56 p. 8
FORESTER, VELVA INGLE
61, Greer, w/o Luther M. Forester, 6–20–56 p. 2
FORTENBERRY, ED
72, Moore, 4–18–56 p. 3
FOSTER, GENEVA MALLORY
54, Spartanburg, 9–29–56 p. 2
FOSTER, HATTIE
60, Spartanburg, 8–18–56 p. 5
56, Spartanburg, 8–21–56 p. 10
FOSTER, HORACE, JR.
21, Inman, 12–28–56 p. 13
FOSTER, MATTIE
97, Spartanburg, 8–26–56 p. A8, 8–28–56 p. 14
FOSTER, RICKY DEAN
infant, Greer, 7–31–56 p. 10
FOSTER, VIRGIL PARKER, SR.
64, Spartanburg, h/o Fannie Hames Foster, 7–13–56 p. 18
FOSTER, W. PERRY
74, Inman, h/o Effie Turner Foster, 1–19–56 p. 19
FOSTER, WILLIAM RICE
87, Chesnee, h/o Della R. Foster, 12–21–56 p. 11
FOUCHE, LILLIAN GOWAN
35, Arcadia, 2–5–56 p. A7
FOWLER, ADA
55, Spartanburg, 4–10–56 p. 8
FOWLER, ANNIE MAE
Inman, 3–3–56 p. 5, 3–4–56 p. D4
FOWLER, ANNIE MAY
Inman, 3–2–56 p. 2
FOWLER, CLIFFORD EARL
42, Union, 9–21–56 p. A8
FOWLER, ELLA
87, Spartanburg, 2–1–56 p. 14, 2–2–56 p. 10
FOWLER, GEORGE B.
71, Southern Shops, h/o Kathleen Fowler, 9–10–56 p. 1
FOWLER, IRENE MITCHELL
47, Gaffney, w/o Mr. Fowler, 8–31–56 p. 3
FOWLER, JERRY DEAN
infant, Spartanburg, 10–6–56 p. 10
FOWLER, J.M.
82, Campobello, h/o Ida Atkins Fowler, 4–9–56 p. 5
FOWLER, JOHN WALTER
74, Gaffney, h/o Tennessee Green Fowler, 11–13–56 p. 2
FOWLER, LULA BEATRICE
68, Saxon, 3–16–56 p. A3
FOWLER, LULA CUDD
55, Spartanburg, w/o George H. Fowler, 12–29–56 p. 2
FOWLER, NORMAN
Inman, 4–12–56 p. 23
30, Spartanburg, 4–15–56 p. A6
FOWLER, SARAH ALICE LANCASTER
53, Jonesville, w/o Tommie E. Fowler, 11–3–56 p. D4
FOWLER, WALTER EUGENE
21, Roebuck, h/o Annette T. Fowler, 12–1–56 p. 1
FOWLER, WOODROW WILSON
35, NC, 5–27–56 p. A3
FRANKLIN, ROBERT LEE
71, Union, h/o Bessie Franklin, 8–12–56 p. A8
FRANKLIN, STEVEN A.
infant, Cowpens, 10–27–56 p. 2
FRAZIER, ROBERT EUGENE
infant, Spartanburg, 10–23–56 p. 16
FREEMAN, FANNIE PEARSON
61, Union, w/o J.E. Freeman, 8–3–56 p. 2
FREY, JAMES S.
Spartanburg, h/o Rozella Frey, 11–11–56 p. D4
FRIERSON, NETTIE CROSBY
84, Cedar Springs, w/o James Frierson, 12–18–56 p. 16
FULLER, DUSKEY
Roebuck, 8–8–56 p. 14
FULLER, DUSKY
89, Roebuck, 8–12–56 p. D8
FULLER, RAYMOND
30, Spartanburg, executed, 7–27–56 p. B1
FULLERWINDER, HORACE
79, Spartanburg, 10–11–56 p. 21
G
GAFFNEY, ED
Chesnee, 11–12–56 p. 7
GAFFNEY, EDDIE
82, Chesnee, 11–14–56 p. 2
GAFFNEY, JAMES
Cowpens, 8–21–56 p. 10
GAFFNEY, JIM
Cowpens, 8–18–56 p. 2
GALBRAITH, JOHN GREGORY
66, Spartanburg, h/o Mary Oeland Galbraith, 10–23–56 p. 1
GALLMAN, CLARENCE H.
55, FL, 2–11–56 p. 2
GALLMAN, MARY HAMES
Pacolet, w/o Thomas A. Gallman, 11–9–56 p. 27
GALLMAN, TRUMAN LOUISE GOSNELL
23, Spartanburg, w/o D. Grayson Gallman, 1–5–56 p. 2
GALLOWAY, MOLCY
77, Union, 6–20–56 p. 2
GAMBRELL, W.T.
87, Chesnee, h/o R.B. Jolley Gambrell, 7–7–56 p. 2
GARNER, CHARLES ROWLAND
infant, Jonesville, 11–16–56 p. 2
GARNER, EARL KENDRICK
65, Gaffney, 10–4–56 p. 29
GARNER, MARION ROBERT
87, Pacolet, 3–25–56 p. A6
GARNER, ROY D.
47, Union, h/o Sarah Garner, 5–3–56 p. 28
GARNER, THOMAS BUNYAN
49, Union, h/o Ruth Vaughan GArner, 11–9–56 p. 27
GARNETT, BETTY DODSON
74, Spartanburg, 2–4–56 p. 8
GARRETT, BERNARD H.
55, Spartanburg, 7–6–56 p. 22, 7–8–56 p. D4
GARRETT, ED
Pacolet, 3–2–56 p. 14
78, Pacolet, 3–4–56 p. A4
GARRETT, GEANER
Stone Station, 11–7–56 p. 14
Lanford, 11–8–56 p. 5
GARRETT, JOHN ODELL
41, Spartanburg, h/o Genie Davis Garrett, 11–13–56 p. 9
41, NC, 11–14–56 p. 26
GARRISON, ARMITTIE
35, OH, 1–1–56 p. B5
GARRISON, SAMUEL C.
infant, Gaffney, 11–14–56 p. 26
GARY, ROBERT
Spartanburg, 6–28–56 p. 21, 6–29–56 p. 10
GARY, WILLIAM ROSS, SR.
60, Spartanburg, 10–30–56 p. 20
GASTON, EVELYN WHITESIDE
25, Spartanburg, 10–13–56 p. 10
GEDDES, MARY ETTA
55, Arcadia, 2–10–56 p. 2
GENTRY, LANDON M.
59, Landrum, h/o Mary Moore Gentry, 1–26–56 p. 8
GENTRY, M.E.
87, Woodruff, h/o Janie Hanna Gentry, 12–18–56 p. 16
GEORGE, LUCILE HORNE
42, Gaffney, w/o William George, 12–12–56 p. 18
GETER, ANDREW
57, Spartanburg, 1–7–56 p. 8, 1–8–56 p. D8
GIBBS, LOUISE COCHRAN
84, Drayton, h/o James G. Gibbs, 8–30–56 p. 28
GIBSON, DAVID WILLIAM
infant, Union, 9–15–56 p. 2
GIBSON, JERRY
infant, Germany, 8–23–56 p. 3
GIBSON, JOE
71, Pacolet, h/o Effie James Gibson, 1–2–56 p. 12
GIBSON, LEWIS WILSON
infant, Spartanburg, 10–10–56 p. 2
GIBSON, MARK
80, Spartanburg, 10–27–56 p. 1
GIBSON, RUSSELL
68, Lockhart, h/o Sally Childers Gibson, 2–29–56 p. 2
GIDEON, GEORGE ERVIN
84, Cross Anchor, 1–24–56 p. 10
GILBERT, AGNES SMITH
79, Inman, 3–14–56 p. 12
GILBERT, EFFIE WAGNER
58, Campobello, w/o Carl L. Gilbert, 6–29–56 p. 2
GILES, MARIE
44, Spartanburg, 2–25–56 p. 5, 2–26–56 p. A4
GILLESPIE, JANICE
4, Glendale, 9–29–56 p. 2
GILLMAN, ULIUS ELIJAH
27, Enoree, 1–20–56 p. 2, 1–22–56 p. A7
GILREATH, WILLIE B.
66, Spartanburg, 12–15–56 p. 10
GILYARD, REBECCA WOOD
Spartanburg, 3–24–56 p. 2
GLENN, DORA
63, Spartanburg, 9–1–56 p. 10
GLENN, JAMES WILLIAM
12, Spartanburg, 7–21–56 p. 2, 7–22–56 p. A6
GLENN, MADORA
63, Spartanburg, 8–28–56 p. 14
GLENN, WILLIAM
12, Spartanburg, 7–19–56 p. 15
GLYMPH, DOLLIE RUFF
Gaffney, 9–2–56 p. A2
GODFREY, FRED J.
29, Woodruff, 7–5–56 p. 1
GODFREY, JACKIE SUE
infant, Greer, 6–17–56 p. A8
GODFREY, J.E.
47, Greer, h/o Ida Rogers Godfrey, 2–12–56 p. 1
GOFORTH, BENJAMIN BRICE
78, Gaffney, 8–6–56 p. 8
GOFORTH, DONNA LOW
infant, Southern Shops, 2–14–56 p. 10
GOFORTH, JOHN FRANKLIN
63, Saxon, h/o Grace Thomas Goforth, 9–23–56 p. A5
GOINGS, GLORIA ANN
infant, Una, 7–31–56 p. 10
GOINGS, HARMON BURLIE
32, Jonesville, 4–13–56 p. 28
GOLIGHTLY, BLANCH L.
35, Spartanburg, 9–16–56 p. A2
GOLIGHTLY, EDWARD C.
47, Columbia, h/o Evelyn Gregory Golightly, 4–23–56 p. 8
GOODE, ELLEN
78, Spartanburg, 10–18–56 p. 12, 10–20–56 p. 6
GOODE, LAWRENCE
77, Chesnee, 6–5–56 p. 2
GOODLETT, ANNA
Campobello, 2–5–56 p. B8
GOODLETT, ANNIE
Campobello, 2–4–56 p. 2
GOODWIN, JOHN
74, Spartanburg, 9–12–56 p. 3, 9–14–56 p. A2
GOSNELL, DEAN
infant, Inman, 9–14–56 p. A2
GOSNELL, JOHNNIE
infant, Landrum, 6–5–56 p. 2
GOSNELL, WILLIAM THOMAS
73, Landrum, 4–24–56 p. 2
GOSS, WALTER
47, GA, 8–26–56 p. D4
GOSSETT, ANNA D. ROBINSON
42, Pacolet Mills, w/o George W. Gossett, 7–20–56 p. 2
GOSSETT, BABY GIRL
infant, Spartanburg, 1–19–56 p. 19
GOSSETT, CLAUDE T.
53, Arkwright, 5–29–56 p. 2
GOSSETT, GEORGE HEWITT
59, Union, h/o Elizabeth Gossett, 9–8–56 p. 8
GOSSETT, KAREN ANN
infant, Arcadia, 4–12–56 p. 29
GOSSETT, MAGGIE SITTON
82, Chesnee, 7–20–56 p. 2
GOSSETT, MRS. PAUL H.
51, Wellford, w/o P.H. Gossett, 5–21–56 p. 10
GOSSETT, ROBBIE JEAN
infant, Spartanburg, 12–29–56 p. 2
GOSSETT, RUSSELL W.
Spartanburg, h/o Minnie Collins Gossett, 12–13–56 p. 14
GOWAN, CHARLES C.
Spartanburg, h/o Ammie Floyd Gowan, 8–14–56 p. 2
GOWAN, MINNIE CRAWLEY
75, Inman, w/o Thomas Judson Gowan, 10–12–56 p. C6
GRANT, MIRIAM FANN
46, Fairforest, w/o R.L. Grant, 12–18–56 p. 16
GRANT, ROBERT
46, Landrum, 9–12–56 p. 3
GRANT, SARAH GENTRY
88, Union, w/o L.J. Grant, 9–27–56 p. 24
GRAVES, JACK STRICKLAND
24, NC, 12–14–56 p. 1
GRAY, ERNEST R.
77, Spartanburg, 8–14–56 p. 2
GRAY, MOLLIE
49, Spartanburg, 2–18–56 p. 10, 2–19–56 p. A6
GREEN, CHARLES
53, NC, 6–6–56 p. 2
GREEN, FLORENCE
Gaffney, 11–6–56 p. 2
GREEN, NEALIE
CT, 9–26–56 p. 14
GREEN, TOLLY
75, Landrum, 12–3–56 p. 12
GREEN, TRUDIE C.
22, Spartanburg, 4–18–56 p. 5
GREEN, VERNON K., JR.
infant, Greer, 8–29–56 p. 12
GREEN, WILLIAM THOMAS
91, Union, 5–12–56 p. 2
GREENE, CARL J.
48, Chesnee, h/o Mary Moss Greene, 1–12–56 p. 2
GREENE, MARYLAND S.
71, Union, h/o Anna Hames Greene, 12–20–56 p. 29
GREENWAY, J.Y.
66, Inman, h/o Katie Wingate Greenway, 5–11–56 p. 31
GREER, EMMA LAWSON
71, Union, 8–5–56 p. A8
GREER, FRANK W.
69, Greer, h/o Tweetie Vaughn Greer, 1–16–56 p. 8
GREER, SALLIE PADGETT
55, Powell Mill, w/o Joseph E. Greer, 12–31–56 p. 8
GREGORY, LEWIS
69, Gowdysville, h/o Mae Cudd Gregory, 12–16–56 p. D4
GREGORY, MARGARET BRANTLY
77, Santuck, 10–18–56 p. 29
GREGORY, TWIN BOYS
infants, Adamsburg, 6–27–56 p. 5
GREGORY, ZEFFIE AILEEN GRADY
64, Spartanburg, 1–23–56 p. 10
GREY, JAMES SCOTT
44, NC, h/o Ollie Mae Alvis Grey, 3–4–56 p. A2
GRICE, MARGARET HARRIS
60, Spartanburg, w/o Earle Grice, 3–11–56 p. A2
GRIFFIN, CHARLES STANLEY
39, Greer, h/o Helen Center Griffin, 11–27–56 p. 2
GRIFFIN, ELIJAH
74, Spartanburg, 7–22–56 p. A2
70, Spartanburg, 7–24–56 p. 10
GRIFFIN, GEORGE
64, Gaffney, h/o Clara Belle Kitchens Griffin, 9–12–56 p. 12
GRIFFIN, JOE DEAN
infant, Chesnee, 2–23–56 p. 10
GRIFFIN, MANNING
Gaffney, 11–27–56 p. 16
GRIFFIN, MATTIE SCRUGGS
71, Chesnee, w/o Felix Griffin, 8–3–56 p. 2
GRIFFIN, ROY
39, NC, h/o Virginia Morrow Griffin, 11–30–56 p. 28
GRIFFIN, SAM
Spartanburg, 1–13–56 p. 6
63, Spartanburg, 11–14–56 p. 6
GRIFFIN, SAM, SR.
78, Gaffney, 7–13–56 p. 18
GRIFFITH, T.J.
57, Greer, h/o Maude Hill Griffith, 6–9–56 p. 2
GROCE, BESSIE THOMPSON
75, Lyman, w/o J. Edgar Groce, 4–20–56 p. 32
GROCE, LILLIE B.
80, Spartanburg, 9–20–56 p. 2
GRUBBS, THOMAS E.
82, Woodruff, h/o Edna Vaughn Grubbs, 4–7–56 p. 7
GWATHMEY, EDWARD MOSELEY
64, Spartanburg, h/o Mildred Bates Gwathmey, 6–8–56 p. 1
GWATHMEY, MILDRED BATES
54, Spartanburg, w/o Edward Moseley Gwathmey, 4–28–56 p. 1
GWINN, ROY D.
57, Lyman, h/o Ruth Harvey Gwinn, 2–25–56 p. 2

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