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Spartanburg Herald and Herald Journal
Obituaries, 1949

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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ABERCROMBIE, LOUISE GILLESPIE
70, Woodruff, w/o J.H. Abercrombie, 2–19–49 p. 2
ABERNATHY, IDA BYNUM
64, Spartanburg, 10–9–49 p. A4
ABERNATHY, MARGARET CASE
90, Inman, 1–19–49 p. 2
ADAMS, THOMAS CRAWFORD
57, Spartanburg, h/o Mrs. T.C. Adams, 10–2–49 p. A5
ALEXANDER, BOB
Spartanburg, 3–8–49 p. 2
ALEXANDER, FANNIE M.
68, Roebuck, 4–24–49 p. A7
ALEXANDER, NORA WATKINS
75, Spartanburg, w/o J.W. Alexander, 7–19–48 p. 2
ALLEN, CHRISTOPHER L.
61, Gaffney, h/o Frances Surratt Allen, 7–13–49 p. 3
ALLEN, GEORGE W.
59, Tucapau, h/o Lonie Daniel Adams, 6–26–49 p. A2
ALLEN, LILLIE MAE COX
Union, w/o Robert J. Allen, 12–15–49 p. 1
ALLEN, LOU MERRILL BRIGHT
77, Campobello, w/o John I. Allen, 6–15–49 p. 2
ALLEN, P.D.
73, Spartanburg, h/o Ollie Lawrence Allen, 2–19–49 p. 2
ALLEN, ROBERT PAUL, JR.
1, Spartanburg, 5–29–49 p. A2
ALLISON, JOHN J.
78, Gaffney, 5–12–49 p. 2
ALLISON, LULA BELLE
72, Spartanburg, w/o Lee Allison, 11–23–49 p. 4
ALLISON, SARA ELLEN ALLISON
44, Landrum, w/o Edgar Allison, 1–25–49 p. 2
ALVERSON, BENJAMIN WINSOR
infant, Chesnee, 5–7–49 p. 2
ALVERSON, T.C.
69, Reidville, h/o Mattie Hendrix Alverson, 12–3–49 p. 2
AMOS, ED
73, Chesnee, h/o Lula Owens Amos, 1–25–49 p. 2
ANDERS, JOHN JAMES
33, Chesnee, 3–5–49 p. 2
ANDERSON, DAVID
MD, 4–24–49 p. A7
ANDERSON, ESTELLE H.
73, Gaffney, 12–10–49 p. 2
ANDERSON, IRENE
76, Spartanburg, w/o Tobe Anderson, 10–29–49 p. 2
ANDREA, FRED W., SR.
76, Greer, h/o Ida Terry Andrea, 2–9–49 p. 2
ANDREWS, A. SPURGEON
66, Campobello, h/o Mary Lee Andrews, 6–30–49 p. 2
ARLEDGE, ELMER MARTIN
72, Chesnee, h/o Mary Arledge, 5–14–49 p. 2
ARLEDGE, TEXIE HENDERSON
59, Valley Falls, w/o L.T. Arledge, 8–7–49 p. A8
ARMSTRONG, W.A.
66, Spartanburg, h/o Alice Armstrong, 2–23–49 p. 2
ARNOLD, JAMES W.
71, Union, 8–16–49 p. 2
ARNOLD, JOHN HERBERT
33, Valley Falls, h/o Alline Arnold, 11–6–49 p. 1
ATCHISON, MARY COBB
70, Gaffney, w/o W. Guy Atchison, 3–30–49 p. 1
ATKINS, BABY BOY
infant, Campobello, 6–23–49 p. 2
AUSTELL, WALLACE THOMPSON
77, Gaffney, h/o Kate Goudelock Austell, 7–18–49 p. 5
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BABER, R. HOYLE
60, Spartanburg, h/o Hettie Cantrell Baber, 8–10–49 p. 2
BAGWELL, BABY GIRLS
two infants of triplets, Whitney, 4–2–49 p. 1
BAGWELL, ELIZA RIDDLE
80, Spartanburg, 10–6–49 p. 13
BAGWELL, MRS. W.L.
67, Southern Shops, w/o W.L. Bagwell, 2–13–49 p. A8
BAILEY, BABY BOY
infant, Chesnee, 9–24–49 p. 2
BAILEY, LESLIE CARROL
1, Greer, 2–25–49 p. 3
BAILEY, MARY WHITE
63, Cherokee Falls, w/o S.M. Bailey, 7–7–49 p. 2
BAILEY, NANCY KAY
infant, Greer, 12–1–49 p. 5
BAIN, ELISHA
93, Spartanburg, 2–3–49 p. 7
BAINES, ETTA BIALEY
75, Gaffney, w/o J.T. Baines, 10–7–49 p. 15
BAKER, HATTIE SHIRK
50, Southern Shops, w/o C.C. Baker, 1–29–49 p. 2
BALLENGER, COLEMAN
58, Columbia, 11–6–49 p. A8
BALLENGER, MAMIE
Wellford, 3–13–49 p. A3
BALLENGER, NAN
70, Inman, w/o John G. Ballenger, 8–28–49 p. A5
BARNETT, MARCUS HENRY
76, Whitney, 11–15–49 p. 2
BARNETT, RUTH HUNTSINGER
85, Tucapau, w/o Thomas J. Barnett, 6–21–49 p. 2
BARNETT, WILLIAM D.
77, Landrum, h/o Jane Ayers Barnett, 8–23–49 p. 2
BARNETTE, FRANCES ELIZABETH CLAYTON
77, Landrum, w/o C.E. Barnette, 4–21–49 p. 9
BARNHILL, LELIA H.
74, Gaffney, w/o Joseph Barnhill, 8–11–49 p. 3
BARRETT, VIRGIL
24, Spartanburg, 12–9–49 p. 24
BARRON, PRESTON D.
72, Union, h/o Carolyn Wideman Dendy Barron, 11–22–49 p. 3
BARRY, JOHN M.
63, Spartanburg, h/o Nina Frazier Barry, 12–2–49 p. 27
BARTON, MARY J. CRAIN
77, Landrum, w/o William H. Barton, 2–11–49 p. 10
BATES, FRANKLIN P.
71, Glendale, h/o Louise Bates, 7–19–48 p. 2
BATES, LOUISE GREER
67, Glendale, w/o Franklin P. Bates, 7–22–49 p 5
BEARDEN, RUFUS
54, Duncan, h/o Myrtle Littlefield Bearden, 7–5–49 p. 2
BEATY, ROBERT
87, Union, 11–15–49 p. 2
BEATY, WILLIAM NORMAN
57, Union, h/o Jeanette Gore Beaty, 12–12–49 p. 3
BEAVER, T.R.
66, Spartanburg, h/o Betty Collette Beaver, 12–2–49 p. 27
BECK, JOSEPHINE BECKEL
58, Greer, w/o H.S. Beck, 11–7–49 p. 3
BECKNELL, MARTIN LUTHER
67, Union, 8–22–49 p. 2
BELCHER, EMMA BRIDGES
81, Spartanburg, w/o L.B. Belcher, 6–2–49 p. 2
BELCHER, LEROY MARK
KIA, 28, Gaffney, body returned for burial, 3–10–49 p. 2
BELCHER, ROBERT D.
21, Spartanburg, 3–6–49 A3
BELUE, BARNER B., SR.
80, Lockhart, 8–24–49 p. 2
BENNETT, LEILA ALLENE
69, Spartanburg, w/o P.A. Bennett, 3–25–49 p. 5
BENTLEY, W.M.
66, Greer, h/o Bell Davis Bentley, 8–2–49 p. 2
BERRY, WILLIAM EDGAR
40, Moore, h/o Rosa Waldrip Berry, 42649 p. 12
BETSILL, BENJAMIN B., JR.
KIA, Spartanburg, h/o Elizabeth Stewart Betsill, returned, 3–22–49 p. 2
BIBER, ALPHEUS LEAR
infant, Spartanburg, 8–2–49 p. 2
BIRCH, JAMES ADAMS
Union, w/o Eliza Birch, 10–10–49 p. 3
BISHOP, CHARLES E., SR.
80, Union, h/o Mattie Greer Bishop, 5–13–49 p. 11
BISHOP, HATTIE KIMBRELL
68, Boiling Springs, w/o G. Lester Bishop, 6–4–49 p. 2
BISHOP, IDA LITTLE
79, Union, w/o T.J. Bishop, 10–25–49 p. 2
BISHOP, ISAAC N.
59, Inman, h/o Bessie Reaves Bishop, 5–30–49 p. 3
BISHOP, JAMES L.
77, Chesnee, h/o Mary Littlejohn Bishop, 5–4–49 p. 2
BISHOP, ROY VOLNEY
KIA, 25, Inman, h/o Pauline Culbreath Bishop, body returned, 8–26–49 p. 7
BISHOP, RUSSELL CLEVELAND
61, Spartanburg, h/o Fannie Pye Bishop, 11–21–49 p. 3
BISHOP, SUSAN CANNON
76, Converse, w/o J.L. Bishop, 3–19–49 p. 2
BISHOP, SUSAN PEARSON
94, Greer, w/o W.L. Bishop, 2–27–49 p. A2
BLACK, MARY E.
Spartanburg, 6–23–49 p. 3
BLACK, SAMUEL FREDDIE, JR.
infant, Una, 12–28–49 p. 2
BLACKWELL, DONALD EUGENE
infant, Spartanburg, 7–30–49 p. 7
BLACKWELL, JIM S.
70, Chesnee, h/o Mrs. J.S.Blackwell, 5–30–49 p. 3
BLACKWELL, JOHN E.
64, Campobello, h/o Tiny Morgan Blackwell, 2–3–49 p. 7
BLACKWELL, JULIA
4, Gaffney, 10–11–49 p. 1
BLACKWELL, LATT
55, Spartanburg, 12–28–49 p. 2
BLACKWELL, MAMIE JAMES
52, Spartanburg, w/o Cummie R. Blackwell, 8–26–49 p. 7
BLACKWELL, OLA LUNSFORD
46, Gaffney, w/o Astor Blackwell, 1–24–49 p. 2
BLACKWELL, RICHARD FLOYD
infant, Landrum, 7–8–49 p. 5
BLANTON, VENNIE VIOLA SEAY
43, Gaffney, w/o Noah Blanton, 9–19–49 p. 2
BLANTON, WILL M.
62, Gaffney, 11–6–49 p. A6
BLANTON, W.P.
62, Gaffney, h/o Rosalee Smith Blanton, 5–6–49 p. 3
BLOCK, DELORES TAYLOR
34, Spartanburg, w/o D.C. Block, 2–5–49 p. 2
BOBO, EDWARD L.
67, Spartanburg, h/o Eliza W. Bobo, 4–18–49 p. 6
BOBO, LEE
43, Spartanburg, 5–24–49 p. 2
BOBO, MARY ALICE JOLLY
64, Union, 1–14–49 p. 5
BOBO, SALLY CLIFTON
87, Clinton, 2–6–49 p. A3
BOGAN, PEARL LOUISE
26, Spartanburg, 9–6–49 p. 1
BOLIN, MRS. WILLIAM AVERY
67, Gaffney, w/o William Avery Bolin, 2–23–49 p. 2
BOMAR, LOUIE J.
Spartanburg, h/o Ola Tribble Bomar, 6–20–49 p. 3
BONNER, MINNIE
69, Gaffney, 3–16–49 p. 2
BONNER, ROBERT CALHOUN
KIA, 23, Pacolet, body returned for burial, 3–2–49 p. 8
BOOKER, ??
20, Sedalia, 3–4–49 p. 7
BOOKER, GEORGE M.
39, NC, 12–29–49 p. 8
BOULWARE, HOWARD E.
KIA, Union, h/o Mattie Lee Boulware, body returned for burial, 4–16–49 p. 2
BOULWARE, NANCY
15, Union, 3–28–49 p. 5
BOURNE, CARA LILLIAN WILEY
74, Spartanburg, w/o William Wiley Bourne, 5–6–49 p. 3
BOX, LILLIE F.
84, Spartanburg, w/o William I. Box, 10–7–49 p. 15
BOYD, ARTHUR W.
63, Spartanburg, h/o Hattie Boyd, 8–30–49 p. 2
BOYD, WILLIAM WARREN
68, Spartanburg, h/o Carolyn Felter Boyd, 8–13–49 p. 1
BOYTER, JOE T.
KIA, Inman, h/o Margaret Metcalf Boyter, body returned for burial, 7–31–49 p. A3
BOYTER, JOHN RONALD
infant, Woodruff, 5–6–49 p. 3
BRADY, ABGIE TONEY
92, Greer, h/o Jessie Brady, 5–13–49 p. 11
BRADY, THOMAS J.
64, Inman, h/o Eva C. Brady, 12–10–49 p. 2
BRAGG, CHARLES FRANKLIN
2, Spartanburg, 10–25–49 p. 2
BRANDON, HUGH P.
KIA, Union, body returned for burial, 4–3–49 p. A7
BRANNON, LULA
66, Pacolet, 10–12–49 p. 3
BRANNON, WILLIE A.
75, Carlisle, h/o Cora Berry Brannon, 1–7–49 p. 3
BRANTLEY, W.J.
Greer, h/o Frankie Burnes Brantley, 12–3–49 p. 5
BRAWN, IDA
94, Spartanburg, w/o D.C. Brawn, 1–23–49 A3
BREWINGTON, BUTLER
1, Union, 12–30–49 p. 3
BREWINGTON, IDA BAGWELL
67, Woodruff, 10–29–49 p. 2
BREWINGTON, TEXANA MORGAN
94, Woodruff, 12–9–49 p. 15
BREWTON, ADDIE
Moore, 7–31–49 p. D6
BREWTON, MONROE
Spartanburg, 1–15–49 p. 2
BRICE, MUTA JOHNSON
70, Roebuck, w/o E.B. Brice, 10–14–49 p. 3
BRIDGES, BROADUS G.
40, Clifton, h/o Ruby Bridges, 8–10–49 p. 2
BRIDGES, JULIA PRICE
93, Gaffney, 11–16–49 p. 5
BRIDGES, WILLIAM V.
79, Cowpens, h/o Levie Bridges, 7–12–49 p. 3
BRIDGMAN, LILLIAN
39, Landrum, 11–24–49 p. 2
BRIDWELL, EMMER DAVIS
74, Greer, w/o John J. Bridwell, 5–1–49 p. A2
BRIGHT, REBECCA
84, Woodruff, 9–5–49 p. 2
BRISSIE, MARTIN BARTON
76, Gaffney, 1–6–49 p. 3
BRITTON, JOHN H.
47, Greer, h/o Beatrice Gilstrap Britton, 8–11–49 p. 3
BRITTON, WALTER JAMES
49, Spartanburg, 7–31–49 p. 1
BROCK, IRIS
12, Southern Shops, 3–17–49 p. 1
BROCK, JOHN E.
60, Southern Shops, 3–17–49 p. 1
BROCK, JOSEPH DOUGLAS, JR.
5, Spartanburg, 10–1–49 p. 2
BROCK, THOMAS B.
Landrum, h/o Emma Rains Brock, 3–11–49 p. 3
BROOKS, M.B.
56, TN, 11–20–49 p. A3
BROWN, ALMA MILLER
69, Roebuck, w/o O.F. Brown, 8–16–49 p. 5
BROWN, ANNA WOODRUFF
72, Woodruff, w/o B.F. Brown, 8–3–49 p. 5
BROWN, B. BOYD
90, Pacolet Mills, 2–15–49 p. 2
BROWN, EARLE RANDOLPH
infant, Enoree, 11–6–49 p. A6
BROWN, ELIJAH R.
50, Spartanburg, h/o Callie Perry Brown, 2–3–49 p. 7
BROWN, EVIE MCBRIDE
78, Pacolet, w/o John Brown, 12–30–49 p. 3
BROWN, FRED LEE
49, Spartanburg, 9–4–49 p. A5
BROWN, FRED W., SR.
26, Greer, h/o F. Esten Brown, 8–28–49 p. 1
BROWN, GEORGE T.
70, Greer, 2–26–49 p 2
BROWN, JACK, JR.
KIA, 26, Lyman, h/o Vera Vaughn Brown, body returned for burial, 12–6–49 p. 3
BROWN, JAMES HARPER
73, Gilbert, 7–27–49 p. 1
BROWN, JAMES R.
infant, Spartanburg, 6–20–49 p. 3
BROWN, JOE
43, Spartanburg, h/o Mary Brown, 2–8–49 p. 1
BROWN, JOE E.
54, Spartanburg, h/o Mary Moore Brown, 9–15–49 p. 10
BROWN, J.W.
66, Greer, h/o Mattie Edwards Brown, 9–13–49 p. 3
BROWN, LAURAH KNOX
64, Inman, w/o M.C. Brown, 9–23–49 p. 3
BROWN, LEONARD B.
64, Clifton, 11–27–49 p. A4
BROWN, LILLIE HAMILTON
Spartanburg, 3–5–49 p. 2
BROWN, MARIE
53, Greer, 10–16–49 p. A3
BROWN, MARTHA
78, Lockhart, 11–10–49 p. 5
BROWN, MARY
Spartanburg, w/o Joe Brown, 2–8–49 p. 1
BROWN, MINNIE HIGHTOWER
56, Union, 11–29–49 p. 2
BROWN, MRS. SAM H.
61, Spartanburg, w/o S.H. Brown, 8–16–49 p. 2
BROWN, O.F.
82, Roebuck, 11–21–49 p. 3
BROWN, ROXIE ANNA
58, Spartanburg, 11–9–49 p. 12
BROWN, SAMUEL A.
64, Spartanburg, h/o Susie Bearden Brown, 2–22–49 p. 2
BROWN, WOFFORD H.
KIA, Union, h/o Ella Franis Spencer Brown, body returned, 4–16–49 p. 2
BROWNING, FANNIE GREGORY
85, Union, w/o J. Lowndes Browning, 6–21–49 p. 2
BRYANT, WILLIAM M.
infant, Greer, 8–28–49 p. A5
BUCHHEIT, LAURENE ATCHISON
38, Spartanburg, w/o Phil Buchheit, 3–30–49 p. 1
BUICE, J.E.
67, Greer, h/o Ollie May Jenkins Buice, 4–16–49 p. 3
BULLINGTON, CARL P.
71, Spartanburg, 10–6–49 p. 13
BURCH, W.H.
74, Wellford, h/o Leora Matthews Burch, 5–14–49 p. 2
BURGER, KISTIE
75, Spartanburg, 5–22–49 p. A2
BURGESS, GEORGE RUSSELL
59, Glendale, h/o Nellie Greene Burgess, 6–28–49 p. 5
BURGESS, GERTRUDE FOWLER
50, Spartanburg, w/o John W. Burgess, 11–3–49 p. 5
BURKE, MARY JANE
73, Chesnee, w/o J.M. Burke, 7–13–49 p. 3
BURKHOULDER, FLORA RUBY PHILLIPS
Gaffney, w/o J.D. Burkhoulder, 12–27–49 p. 18
BURNETT, ANNIE DUPRE
82, Spartanburg, w/o June A. Burnett, 6–6–49 p. 3
BURNETT, JAMES
81, Clinton, h/o Ola Bailey Burnett, 11–6–49 p. A6
BURNETT, PALMER
51, Greer, 5–28–49 p. 2
BURNS, CLYDE LESLY
27, Inman, h/o Ophelia Mahaffey Burns, 6–23–49 p. 2
BURNS, JULIAN ROBERT
43, Spartanburg, 5–27–49 p. 21
BURNS, WILLIAM GRANT
79, Gramling, h/o Laura Ann Mahaffey Burns, 6–21–49 p. 2
BURTON, LUTHER
79, Landrum, h/o Alice D. Burton, 12–20–49 p. 2
BURTON, WILLIAM ARTIE
KIA, Pacolet Mills, h/o Davie E. Burton, body returned, 4–2–49 p. 2
BUSH, ARTHUR J.
63, Inman, h/o Edna Wingo Bush, 8–15–49 p. A2
BUTLER, EUGENE D.
38, Spartanburg, h/o Virginia Butler, 6–20–49 p. 3
BYARS, HORACE C.
58, Drayton, 7–27–49 p. 3
BYARS, NANNIE BELL
58, Gaffney, w/o Joe T. Byars, 5–4–49 p. 2
BYARS, WILLIE THOMPSON
46, Gaffney, 1–31–49 p. 6
BYERS, FONNIE BLACKWELL
59, Spartanburg, w/o Horace C. Byers, 4–23–49 p. 2
BYERS, MORRIS
c. 70, Gaffney, 6–5–49 p. A2
BYRD, MATTIE
Spartanburg, 12–1–49 p. 10

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