John Thurmond Motley


On May 3, 1914, Thurmond Motley was mentioned in the newspaper article, “HISTORY OF HIGH POINT SCHOOL DATES BACK SEVENTEEN YEARS


John Thurmond Motley, 86, died Saturday, June 13, 1987.

Born in Richland County, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Talley Motley. He was a retired trainman of Seaboard Railroad Co. and a member of Blaney Baptist Church.

Surviving are daughters, Mrs. J. L. (Mildred) Ross and Mrs. Marvin (Wilma) Campbell of Elgin; a sister, Mrs. Cleo Sessions of Columbia; a brother, D. D. Motley of Columbia; a half brother, W. W. Motley of Charleston; half sister, Mrs. Doris Byars and Mrs. Lillian Dreher of Columbia; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Blaney Baptist Church.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge.

June 15, 1987  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 7

Tombstone Information:

Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

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