UNION — Mrs. Jessie Justice McLure, 77, widow of John William McLure Jr., 361 Kelly Road, Union, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.
Mrs. McLure was born in Union, Oct. 4, 1936, a daughter of the late Milas Bryant Justice and Mary Elizabeth Franklin Justice. She had formerly worked for Clapat Industries and Executive Knits in Union and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Mrs. McLure was a faithful donator to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital and also contributed to other charitable organizations.
Surviving are four daughters, Grace Pryor and husband Jimmy and Kathy Lancaster, all of Spartanburg, Patricia Adams of Union, and Sarah Longshore and husband Ricky of Gaffney; one son, Alden Dorsey McLure of Union; two sisters, Bernice Falls and Alma Justice both of Union; nine grandchildren, Tiffany Hall, Amanda Garrett, David Garrett, William Eugene Adams, Richard Jason Adams and wife Keri, Katherine Chambers and husband Elliott, Jessica Longshore, Courtney Longshore and Ricky Longshore Jr.; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. McLure was predeceased by two sons, James Windsor McLure and Dennis Lancaster, six sisters and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home conducted by President Jay Larson and Mr. Ron Webber. Burial will be at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity Cemetery.
Mrs. McLure’s sons and grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
The family wishes to thank Blue Ridge Hospice, especially Lindsey, Stacey, and Sierra for their care and concern of Mrs. McLure during her illness.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 103 B Boyce St., Union, S.C. 29379.
The family is at the home, 361Kelly Road, Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.
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