Janie Satterwhite

Janie Elizabeth Shealy Satterwhite, 87, of Newberry, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on June 22, 1924, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late David Leroy and Ida Mae Swittenberg Shealy. Mrs. Satterwhite was retired from Greenwood Mills. She was a member of Bush River Baptist Church where she was a member of the Martha Franks Sunday School Class, the WMU, Joyful Hearts and formerly was in the church choir, taught GA’s and Sunday school.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Richard Earl Satterwhite and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, William Leroy Shealy.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 8, 2011, at Bush River Baptist Church by the Rev. Brian Preston. Entombment will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Dennis, 2394 SC Highway 560, Kinards, SC. Memorials may be made to Bush River Baptist Church, 8936 Bush River Road, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers: Benjamin Bledsoe, Eddie McLeod, Wayne Satterwhite, William Satterwhite, J.D. Shealy and Danny Williams

Honorary pallbearers: Members of the Martha Franks Sunday School Class, Boyd Smith, Robert and Phoebe McLeod

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#4 Charles Preston 2011-12-10 14:36
December 09, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Charles & Vernetia Preston,
Bolivar, Missouri
#3 Hazel Clark 2011-12-08 15:56
My prayers are with You Mr.Earl and family in your time of sorry. May God's loving arms embrace you and know that he is a definite a comforter in your time of loss.
#2 donna hall 2011-12-07 09:44
ms janie and our mother (jennie merchant) worked together and road to work together for many years. our prayers are with mr earl and family. the peace of god's love be with you now and forever. the family of norris & jennie merchant (brenda amick, sue hartman & donna hall
#1 Shelby Felker 2011-12-06 17:18
I was blown away today with this news as we were at the same dinner with Bush River Church last night. My heart goes to everyone in the family. God works in mysterious ways and we are not to question why. May God bless you all and keep you enfolded in His loving arms.

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