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Gaffney, S.C. - Doris Jean Robinette Petty, 84, of 409 E. Nott Street, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her residence. Born in Spartanburg, she was the widow of the late James Pittman Petty, Sr. and daughter of the late Carson Robinette and Wilma Pearson Robinette Lee and stepdaughter of the late Johnny E. Lee. She was a homemaker and member of Cherokee Gospel Tabernacle. Surviving are two sons, Jimmy Petty and Steve Petty and wife, Sirena, both of Gaffney; two daughters, Donna Petty Blackwell and fiance, Bobby Lemmons, and Rhonda Petty Robbins and husband, Marty, both of Gaffney; eight grandchildren, Tracy Bishop and husband, Merv, April Everhart and husband, Tony, David Blackwell and fiance, Brandy, Tina Foster and husband, Brad, Angie Harrill and husband, Mark, Brandon Joy and wife, Melody, Luke Robbins and Landen Petty; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Petty Peterson. The family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 4 p.m. in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Wells and Rev. Betty Gentry officiating. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, SC 29342 or Cherokee County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, P.O. Box 340, Gaffney, SC 29342. The family will be at the residence, 409 E. Nott Street, Gaffney. An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
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