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1942 Janie 2021

Janie Lou Dempsey

September 9, 1942 — March 2, 2021

Inman, SC
Janie Lou Dempsey

Janie Lou Drake Dempsey, 78, of 3770 Highway 357, Inman, SC, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg, SC.

Janie was born in Wellford, SC on September 9, 1942, a daughter of the late Hattie Bess (Turner) Drake and Paul Maxwell Drake. She was the wife of Marion Lee Dempsey and was retired from Phelps-Dodge.

In addition to her husband, Janie is survived by a daughter, Kathy Bradburn and her husband, Todd, of Inman, SC; three sons Ronnie Shipman and his wife, Lucy, of Cowpens, SC; Scott Shipman, of Inman, SC; Douglas Shipman and his wife, Lena, of Cowpens, SC; two sisters, Geraldine Ford, of Inman, SC; Shirley Blackwell and her husband, Sam, of Lyman, SC; a brother, Jerry Drake and his wife, Carol, 6 grandchildren, Adam Bradburn, Tyler Bradburn, Danny Ray Shipman, Jason Large, Alan Shipman, Crystal Kilgore and 4 great, grandchildren, Chelsia Large, Katelynn Large, Zoey Shipman, Justin Kilgore and a special sister-in-law, Latricia Murray. She was predeceased by three brothers, Bobby Drake, Gene Drake and Jack Emory, a sister, Maryanner Brown, a son, Danny Dean Shipman and a grandson, Bobby Shane Bradburn.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, March 5, 2021 at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Inman, SC with Rev Craig Scruggs and Dr Tim Clark officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice, PO Box 2624, Spartanburg, SC 29304 or Melvin Hill Church, Holly Springs Baptist Church, Greer Church of God of Prophecy or Little Mtn Baptist Church.

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Graveside Service

Friday, March 5, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm

Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

251 Hannon Rd, Inman, SC 29349

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