John Gary Heath, 73, of 6841 Satchel Ford Rd., died today, August 30, 1968 in Columbia Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church in Elgin. The Rev. N. D. Sellers and the Rev. George E Turbeville will officiate.
Born in Kershaw County, he was the son of the late Henry and Bell Motley Heath. He was a member of Bayview Baptist Church and a retired textile employee.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Laura Cook Heath; six daughters, Mrs. Mabel Higgins of Columbia, Mrs. Marie Cameron of Lugoff, Mrs. Inez Brown, Mrs. Nell Clark, Mrs. Eleene Dabbs, and Mrs. Irene Anderson all of Columbia; 23 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Mary Branham of Camden and a brother, Ollie Heath of Columbia.
Friends may call at 6840 Satchel Ford Rd., and Talbert Shives Funeral Home
On September 30, 1977, John Gray Heath was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Laura Shirley Cook Heath
On September 1, 1994, John Gary Heath was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Nellie Heath Strickland.
On December 31, 2007, John Gary Heath was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Marie Heath Cameron.
On August 24, 2016, John G. Heath was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Irene H. Anderson.