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Margaret Butler Humphries Asselin
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1948
Death: May 6, 2011

Blakely Funeral Home

Margaret Butler Humphries Asselin
(April 27, 1948 - May 6, 2011)

Margaret Butler Asselin
Gaffney, SC - - Margaret Butler Humphries Asselin, 63, of 503 E. Buford Street, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 6, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Cherokee County, she was the widow of the late Robert Dale Asselin and the daughter of the late Charles George (C.G.) Humphries and Mary Simmons Humphries. She was a graduate of Gaffney High School and attended Cecil's Business College. She was an avid Gaffney High and Clemson football fan. She loved her family and the beach. She was employed with Buford Street United Methodist Church Daycare, working with the 2 year olds. Mrs. Asselin was a member of Buford Street United Methodist Church, where she was a nursery worker for many years. Surviving is a son, Jason Robert Asselin of Gaffney; a daughter, Tracy Mabry Hughey and husband, Scott of Gaffney; four grandchildren, Christopher Scott Hughey, Jeffrey Blake Hughey, Hunter Alexander Hughey and Jayson Dale Asselin; a sister, Mary Brenda Wood and husband, Harold of Gaffney; a brother-in-law, Ron Asselin and wife, Barbara of Spartanburg; four nieces, Mary Catherine Wood O'Kobrick and husband, Frank and their daughter, Zoe of Wake Forest NC and Lisa Anne Wood Sanders and husband, Rhett and their children, Peyton and Hampton Sanders of Murrells Inlet, SC, Kim Asselin Bray and husband, Oren and their children, Brandon and Lance Bray of Boiling Springs, SC and Tina Asselin Coffin and husband, Jason and their children, Kaleb and Abby Coffin of Boiling Springs, SC.; a nephew, David Scott Wood of Gaffney. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 PM on Monday, May 9, 2011 at Buford Street United Methodist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1:00 PM at the Church with Rev. Joseph James, Rev. Robert Brown and Rev. Will Vergara officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. A balloon release will be held on Monday, May 9, 2011 at Buford Street United Methodist Church Daycare by the children of the daycare, who fondly called her Mar-Mar. Memorials may be made to Buford Street United Methodist Church, 120 E. Buford Street, Gaffney, SC 29340 or Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC, 29303. The family will be at the residence. An online guest register is available at

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Family links: 
  Charles G. Humphries (1903 - 1977)
  Mary Simmons Humphries (1915 - 1991)
  Robert Dale Asselin (1947 - 2010)*
  Margaret Butler Humphries Asselin (1948 - 2011)
  Catherine Anne Humphries (1950 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Other.
Created by: Keith Robertson
Record added: May 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69457595
Margaret Butler <i>Humphries</i> Asselin
Added by: Keith Robertson
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