Julian H. Morgan Jr.

Julian Hampden Morgan Jr., 89, of Spartanburg, SC, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Pruitt Health, Six Mile, SC. Born November 22, 1928, in Salisbury, NC, he was the son of the late Julian Hampden Morgan and Beulah Cloer Morgan.
A member of Central United Methodist Church for 58 years, Mr. Morgan was a graduate of Spencer (NC) High School, Clem-son University, and University of South Carolina Law School. He was a longtime attorney in Spartanburg beginning his career with Miller and Morgan and later at the Julian H. Morgan Law Office.
Survivors include his children, Deborah Morgan (Duane Dorscheid) of Durham, NC, Julian Hampden “Denny” Morgan III (Monika) of Sterling Heights, MI, John B. “Ben” Morgan of Six Mile, SC and Alexander “Alex” Morgan of Santa Cruz, CA. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Mary Helen Pitman.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, December 8, 2017, at Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel, 235 N. Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29306. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Central United Methodist Church, by The Rev. Dr. Tom Norrell. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.
Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 233 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.
 

 

Franklin Milton Mann, Sr.

Franklin Milton Mann, Sr., 82, of Roebuck, SC, died Monday, November 20, 2017, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born July 8, 1935, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late E. Frank Mann and Helen Townsend Mann and husband of the late Mary Louise (Lawter) Mann.
A graduate of Spartanburg High School, Wofford College Class of 1958, and the University of South Carolina School of Law Class of 1964, Mr. Mann was an attorney with Perrin, Mann, Patterson, Pressley, LLP. He was a U. S. Army Veteran, a member of Roebuck United Methodist Church, and a longtime member of the Spartanburg Rotary Club.
Survivors include his son, F. Milton Mann, Jr. (Bette) of Campobello, SC; a ‘daughter’, Holly Jo Mann of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Bradley Hoyt Townsend Mann and Rebecca Mary-Frances Mann; and dear friend, Larry P. Morris of Washington Court House, OH.
The family will receive friends 10:00-10:45 AM Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307 with funeral services following at 11:00 AM, conducted by The Rev. Jonesy Brewer. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304; or the SC School for the Deaf and Blind, 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
 

 

 

David F. Wood

David F. Wood, 61, of Inman, SC, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at his home. Born June 11, 1956, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late William Fulton Wood and Lois Ellen Petty Wood.
A graduate of Wofford College and Mercer School of Law, Mr. Wood was an attorney and owner of Wood Law Office for 35 years. He was a Mason, a member of the Wofford Terrier Club and the Spartanburg County Bar Association.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Williams Wood; daughters, Ellen Wood of Sacramento, CA and Rachel Tapp (Jason) of Inman, SC; brothers and sister, Dr. Keith Wood (Celia), Chris Wood, and Connie Wood, all of Spartanburg, SC. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gary Wood.
Visitation will be 1:00-2:30 PM Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM, conducted by the Rev. Brad Atkins. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

 

 

 

James Watts Hudgens 1940 – 2017 Obituary

James Watts Hudgens, 77, passed away at his home on September 22nd, 2017. He had been battling ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, for years. A native of Spartanburg, Jim was born January 20, 1940 to the late TK Hudgens, Jr. and Alice Ruth Johnson. He was a dedicated member of the community, providing service over the years to the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg Music Foundation, Mobile Meals and YMCA Spartanburg. He was a member of Morningside Baptist Church. Jim began his career as a trial lawyer as a clerk to Justice C. Bruce Littlejohn, Supreme Court of South Carolina and he spent his professional career with the Ward Law Firm. He was a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Jim attended Darlington School in Rome Georgia, Vanderbilt University and graduated from Wofford College and University of Tennessee Law School. He was a proud U.S. Navy veteran (1961-1965), serving as Communications Officer onboard USS Navarro. He was the husband of Patricia Hudgens, father to Sara Katherine Hudgens Jones, James Watts Hudgens, Jr. (Kara), Thomas King Hudgens II (Christy) and Mary Kennedy Hudgens Peteranna (Steven Birch), and grandfather to Charles Watts Peteranna, Thomas King Hudgens III and Woods Carter Hudgens. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Kennedy Hudgens. The family will receive friends beginning at 12:00 Noon at Morningside Baptist Church, 897 S. Pine Street, Spartanburg, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 PM on Tuesday September, 26 2017. A private burial will be held for the family following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SCALSA, the ALS Association South Carolina Chapter (www.scalsa.org), 7499 Park Lane Rd, Suite 144, Columbia, SC, 29223 or to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be left on line at www.jmdunbar.com Dunbar Funeral Home & Crematory

Published in The Greenville News on Sept. 24, 2017