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UNION — Mrs. Barbara Hines, 72, 237 Webber Lake Road, Union, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice House following a three-month battle with lung cancer.

She was born on Jan. 6, 1942, in Braxton County West Virginia, a daughter of the late Robert M. Simon and Dora E. Rexroad Simon. Mrs. Hines was a graduate of Glennville State College. She retired from the U.S. Forestry Services having devotedly worked there for many years and had previously worked at H&R Block and Belk’s Department Store. Mrs. Hines was a devoted mother and grandmother and was of the Methodist Faith.

Surviving are two sons, L. Joseph Hines and wife Susan of Inman, SC and Robert M. Hines and wife Angie of Union, SC; two grandchildren, Lauren and Aiden Hines of Union; two sisters, Betty Collins of Culpeper, Va and Sondra Qualey and husband Skip of Spartanburg, SC; two brothers, William “Bill” Simon and wife Lucille of Decatur, Alabama and Larry Simon and wife Gina of Jane Lew, WV; a special niece and nephew, Anita and Ralph Turnage; extended family members, Gene and Barbara Sprouse and son Vernon, Johnny and Judy Johnson and son Scott Johnson; special friends, Tammy Vaughan, Margaret Willard, and Becky Moss; and 25 nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Oscar Simon of Bristol VA and Robert G. Simon of Grandy, NC; and a nephew.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Duncan Acres United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Merritt Wentz. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Spartanburg Regional Hospice House, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to the American Cancer Society 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615.

The family will be at the home, 237 Webber Lake Road, Union, SC, 29379.

S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home


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