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Alma Lois Bratcher

Alma "Lois" Bratcher, 75, resident of # 14 Woodview Apts. passed away peacefully Wednesday at her home with her loving family by her side.

She was born in McCormick Co. SC the daughter of the late Hoke Hammond Bratcher and Georgia Boyter Bratcher.

She was a textile employee with Bloomsburg Mills for many years. She retired from Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson, SC as a Hospice Caregiver. She was a devoted member of Southside Baptist Church. She will be truly missed by her caring family and her many friends.

Survivors include 5 children Ann Campbell and her husband Richard, Johnny Botts and his wife Glenda, Gail Waldrop and her husband John; Debra McNeill and her husband Allen and Linda Botts all of Abbeville, SC, 4 sisters Faye Brown, Mae Pressley, Louise Phillips and Jean Pressley: 2 brothers John Bratcher and Ray Bratcher; A close friend Tommy Brown, 6 grandchildren Lesley Price, Aubrey Botts, Rein Freeman, Matthew McNeill, Jessica Wilson and Dylan Bonner and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers Truman, Herman and Winton Bratcher.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday June 18, 2010 at 1:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home conducted by Dr. John Miller. The burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. The family is at the home her daughter Mr. & Mrs. John Waldrop 430 Noble Drive Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1 PM Friday afternoon prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Bratcher may be made to Hospice of the Upstate 1831 Rogers Rd. Anderson, SC 29621 or to The American Cancer Society C/O Mrs. Conway Shirley PO Box 566 Due West, SC 29639.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday June 18, 2010
12 noon until 1:00 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday June 18, 2010
1:00 PM


Long Cane Cemetery
Due West Hwy
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Ann and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for your family. May God provide all the comfort and strength you need at this time.

Bill and Janet Williams Jun 24 2010 12:00 AM

Jhonny and family, sorry to hear of your moms passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Barbie Nance Jun 18 2010 12:00 AM

To Faye and all of the family of Lois. I am very sorry to hear about Lois passing. It has been years since I got to spend time with her but my memory of her is that of kindness and love. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Barbara "Richey" Rearden Jun 18 2010 12:00 AM

Gail, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if you need me. Denise

Denise Thompson Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM

Prayers for all of the family! God Bless and be with you all during this time!

Darlene Cox Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM

Ann and Gail, Was so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this sad time. Love you both.

Janice (Pelfrey) Evans Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM


Tina Rosser Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM

Ann and family- our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss. God bless each of you.

Mike Shirley Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM

We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Rufus & Mary Sherard Jun 17 2010 12:00 AM