Edith W. Dean

Edith W. Dean

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Edith Waters Mahaffey Dean, 95, of Lyman, widow of Clarence K. Dean, passed away on March 23, 2019.  Her first husband was the late Thomas James “Cowboy” Mahaffey, Sr.


A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Ernest Clyde and Maebelle Brockman Waters, she was a retired employee of Carolina Fashions and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.


Surviving are five grandchildren, Tracy Mahaffey Quinn (Robbie), Shane Blackwell (Leah), Joni Mahaffey, Jay Mahaffey (Amanda) and George Mahaffey;  six great-grandchildren, Dylan Barton (Samantha), Andrew Mahaffey, Jacob Mahaffey, Chris Bruce (Amanda), Keith Quinn (Pamela) and Matthew Smith; two great-great-grandchildren, Kayden Barton and Clayton Bruce; and a step-daughter Shirley Rambo of Inman.


Mrs. Dean was predeceased by two sons, George Michael “Mike” Mahaffey and Thomas “Tommy” James Mahaffey, Jr.; two daughters, Mary Sue Blackwell and Shirley Waldrop; six brothers, James Waters, Jerry Waters, Herman Waters, Cecil Waters, T.O. Waters and Frank Waters; four sisters, Rachel Waters, Grace Waters, Blanche W. Gosnell and Eunice W. Odom; and one grandson, Todd Blackwell.


Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Hillcrest Memory Gardens conducted by Rev. Bradley Cox.


Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at The Wood Mortuary.


The families are at their respective homes.


Online condolences may be made to www.thewoodmortuary.com.


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