Monthly Archives: April 2013

John “Johnny” Parker Sr.

John “Johnny” Parker Sr.

WOODRUFF- John Thomas “Johnny” Parker Sr.,66, of 14 Calumet Drive died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Park Place Assisted Living.
A native of Spartanburg County, he was son of the late Lewis and Phoebe Ann Thomas Parker. He was a member of Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Spartanburg and was a retired Industrial Insulator.
Surviving are his wife, Patsie George Parker of the home; two daughters, Christina Whisnant of Spartanburg and Julie Parker of Woodruff; two sons, Jay Parker of Boiling Springs and Nathan Parker of Spartanburg; three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 02, 2013 at 4:00 P.M. at Holy Communion Lutheran Church, 1430 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, S.C. by Pastor Gene Baker.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holy Communion Lutheran Church, 1430 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, S.C. 29306.
The family is at the residence.
​​​​​​Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary
​​​​​​Woodruff

Geddes W. Vaughn

Geddes W. Vaughn

MOORE- Geddes Walker Vaughn,81, of 103 Old Salem Road died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Regional Hospice Home.
A native of Spartanburg County, he was son of the late Jack Vaughn Sr. and Maude Cox Vaughn. He was a member of Green Pond Baptist Church in Woodruff and was retired U.S. Air Force Veteran having served 20 years and was also retired from the Charles Lea Center after 20 years.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Litton Vaughn of the home; one son, David Vaughn of the home; one brother, Jack Vaughn Jr. of Roebuck. He was pre-deceased by a son, Doug Vaughn, two sisters, Margaret Wofford and Dora Hunter and one brother, James Vaughn.
Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Heritage Memorial Gardens in Roebuck by Rev. Carrol Caldwell.
Visitation will immediately follow the service at the graveside.
The family is at the home.
Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary, Woodruff.

Hunter Perez

Hunter Perez

WOODRUFF- Bryan Hunter Cole Perez, age 5, of 745 Edwards Road went home to be with Jesus, Friday, April 27, 2013 at his home.
A native of Spartanburg County, he was the son of Tina Price of the home and was the step-son of Cirilo Perez. Hunter was born August 15, 2007 and attended Woodruff Church of God.
Surviving are one sister, Joanna Faith Venecia of the home; two brothers, Roberto Zacheriah Perez of the home and Jerry Perez Price of the home; maternal grandmother, Patricia Nelson Price of Woodruff.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Woodruff Church of God by Rev. Curtis Terry and Ms. Donna Burdette, Children’s Pastor. Interment will follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Buster Ball.
Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:45 P.M. prior to the service in the church sanctuary.
The family is at the home of his grandmother, Patricia Price, 743 Edwards Road, Woodruff.
Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary, Woodruff.
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Brandy W. Murph

Brandy W. Murph

WOODRUFF- Brandy West Murph,30, of 1330 East Georgia Road went home to be with Jesus, Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of Marvin and Karen Bevill West of the home. She was a member of Element Church and was an employee with Dish Network.
Surviving are one daughter, Kayla D. Murph of the home; one son, Jaleb I. Murph of the home; step-son, Noah E. Murph of Gray Court; sister, Cindy West of Woodruff; maternal grandmother, Mary Pearson Knighton of Woodruff; maternal grandfather, Bobby Bevill Sr. and his wife, Eunice of Nashville, Georgia; paternal grandmother, Annie Mae Waddell West of Woodruff. She was pre-deceased by a son, Marvin Wendell Murph and paternal grandfather, George West.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Element Church in Woodruff. Interment will follow in Greenpond Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 19, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary.
The family is at the home.
​​​​​​​​Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary

Jacqueline “Jeanne” Arnold,

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Jeanne Arnold

WOODRUFF- Jacqueline “Jeanne” Arnold,67, of 516 North Main Street died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
A native of Saluda County, she was the daughter of the late J.L. Randall and Margaret Gardner Randall McGowan and was the widow of William Louis “Buddy” Arnold. She was a member of Enoree First Freewill Baptist Church and was a retired hairdresser.
Surviving are one brother, Lenzy Randall and his wife Margaret of Cross Hill.
Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will follow the service at the graveside.
The family is at their respective homes.
​​​​​​Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary
​​​​​​Woodruff

Jean G. Cooper

Jean G. Cooper

WOODRUFF- Martha Jean Gwinn Cooper,78, of 610 Briarcliff Drive died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital.
A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Ruth Waddle Gwinn and the widow of Joseph Franklin “Joe” Cooper. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church and was retired secretary with Gwinn Lumber Co. formerly in Woodruff.
Surviving are one son, Mike Cooper of Woodruff; one sister, Brenda Gwinn Bright of Woodruff; one brother, Kenneth “Ken” Gwinn of Woodruff; one niece, Julie Ruth Bright of Boiling Springs; one nephew, Kenneth Mark Gwinn of Woodruff.
Graveside services will be conducted today, Friday, April 12, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens by Rev. Fred Quidley.
Visitation will follow the service at the graveside.
The family is at the home.
​​​​​​Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary
​​​​​​Woodruff

Harry E. Greene

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Harry E. Greene

MOORE- Harry Edward Greene,67, of 102 Saluda Road died Monday, April 08, 2013 at his residence.
A native of Cleveland County, N.C., he was the son of the late Claude and Zora Underwood Greene. He was of the Presbyterian faith and was formerly employed with Sears & Roebuck for 20 years, Spartanburg County School District 4 for 9 years and Mac’s Tire and Automotive.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Ann Burch Greene of the home; two daughters, Lisa Wilkie (Sam) of Roebuck and Sharon Tucci of Roebuck; two sons, Brian Greene (Amy) of Woodruff and Daryl Greene of Roebuck; one brother, Charles Green of Woodruff; six grandchildren, Kyle, Keith, Taylor, Brandon, Dylan and Jacob; 2 great-grandchildren, Lily and Maelyn.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 4:00 P.M. at Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary Chapel in Woodruff. Interment will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 09, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice, 101 E. Wood Street, Spartanburg, S.C. 29303.
The family is at the residence.
​​​​​​​Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary
​​​​​​​Woodruff

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