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Mary Catherine Gosnell Ballew
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1866
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1960
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Mary Catherine Gosnell was the eldest of the 15 children of Francis Marion and Nancy Caroline Moss Gosnell.

She was the wife of D Lawrence Ballew and the mother of Luzenne, Tandy W, James Early, Connie, Worthey L, Romey Brison, Bertha & Jennie Ballew.

"Spartanburg Herald & Journal
BALLEW, MARY CATHERINE GOSNELL
94, Landrum, w/o D.L. Ballew, 8𤪜0 p. B2"

SOURCE: Spartanburg Herald, Page 2B
DATE: Sunday, August 7, 1960

MRS. MARY BALLEW
LANDRUM - Mrs. Mary Catherine Ballew, 94, widow of the late D. L. Ballew, died at a Spartanburg rest home about 12:30 p.m.
Saturday.

Mrs. Ballew was born and reared in upper Greenville County and was a daughter of the late Francis and Caroline Moss Gosnell.

She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in upper Greenville County.

Surviving are three sons, J. E. Ballew of Landrum and W. L. Ballew and R. B. Ballew of Nashville, Tenn.; three daughters, Mrs. J.M. Barnett of Landrum, Mrs. Connie Howard of Inman and Mrs. Bertha McDaniel of Lodi, N.J.; two brothers, Marion and JesseGosnell of Landrum, Route 2; four sisters, Mrs. Amanda Morris of Landrum, Mrs. Cleve Campbell of Arcadia, Mrs. Matttie Pierce ofLandrum, Route 2 and Mrs. Linda Plumley of Inman; 39 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday at the Oak Grove Baptist Church by the Revs. John Revis, A. T. Howard,Broadus Blue and C. W. Farrar. Burial will be in the Church cemetary.

These grandsons will be pallbearers: Clarence McDaniel, Shubert and Merle Ballew, Oland Howard, Julian Barnett and Bobby Gilmore.

Deacons of the Church will be honorary pallbearers. They will assemble at the Church at 3:45 p.m.

The body will remain at the Petty Funeral Home. After 9:30 a.m. Monday it will be at the home of a daughter, Mrs. J. M. Barnett of Landrum." 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Marion Gosnell (1849 - 1924)
  Nancy Caroline Moss Gosnell (1844 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  David Lawrence Ballew (1860 - 1953)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Catherine Gosnell Ballew (1866 - 1960)
  John Woodrow Gosnell (1868 - 1955)*
  Artha "Orthy" Gosnell (1871 - 1919)*
  Martha Gosnell Pierce (1871 - 1963)*
  Amanda Elizabeth Gosnell Morris (1873 - 1962)*
  Eliza Jane Gosnell Prewette (1875 - 1954)*
  George Washington Gosnell (1875 - 1950)*
  Malinda "Lindy" Gosnell Plumley (1878 - 1962)*
  Francis Marion Gosnell (1880 - 1973)*
  Tilda Gosnell Gosnell Foster (1881 - 1934)*
  Jessie Rhodes Gosnell (1882 - 1966)*
  Lillie Gosnell Belue (1884 - 1939)*
  Polly Ann Gosnell Campbell (1886 - 1971)*
  Daisy Gosnell Campbell (1887 - 1947)*
  Bessie Gosnell Belue (1890 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35128989
Mary Catherine <i>Gosnell</i> Ballew
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- Valerie Creel
 Added: Jun. 10, 2013
May your rest be peaceful Aunt Mary Catherine...
- Judith Parker-Proctor
 Added: Mar. 25, 2009
 
 
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