Charles Weighman Hames - Obituary -  The First National Bank of Gaffney - Cashier

Charles Weighman Hames

10/12/1872 – Jonesville, SC
05/07/1943 – Gaffney, SC

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GAFFNEY, May 7. – Charles Weighman Hames, age 69, died at his home on Granard street soon after midnight Friday morning succumbing to a heart attack.  Funeral services will be held at Buford Street Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 5 o’clock.  Dr. R.C. Griffith, Dr. R.A, McFarland, Rev. C.A. Kirby and Dr. R.C. Granberry will officiate.
The pallbearers will be R.L. Burns, Harry Wilson, W.O. Johnson, Paul A. Morgan, C.C. Heavener, William Leach, Harry Sarratt and R.E. Johnson.
Mr. Hames came to Gaffney in 1900 as an employee in the First National bank which he served for many years.  For the last 10 years he was cashier in that institution.  He serves as the Agricultural Adjustment administrator for Cherokee county for three years and then entered into a partnership with Maj. William E. Bell in the insurance business.  Mr. Hames was a son of the late Thaddeus and Addie McWhirter Hames, of Jonesville.  He has served as secretary and treasurer for the board of stewards of the Buford Street Methodist church for many years and in a similar capacity in the Gaffney Rotary club.  Mr. Hames has been a member of the choir of the Buford Street Methodist church for many years and has shared in the musical interests of the community ever since he came to Gaffney.
He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Lillian Wood, and a number of nieces and nephews.