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QUEENIE ESTHER NOBLES


Queenie Esther Leake Nobles, 86, of 566 Baptist Church, widow of George W. Nobles, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Cross Hill, she was the daughter of the late Eli Leake and the late Sally Adams. She was a former member of St. Vaughnville Baptist Church and was a present member of Morris Chapel Baptist Church, where she was part of the Gospel Chorus and Pastor’s Aide Club. She worked at the Star Café as a waitress, Connie Maxwell and was owner and operator of Try-Me Restaurant for over 31 years. She was also a member of Women’s Aide Society #49 and the Dianthus Garden Club as a Chaplain. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Agnes Anderson, Corrine Payne and Ullar C. Adam-Boyd, a step-daughter, Carolyn Denise Nobles and a nephew Johnny P. Workman.

She leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Jessie James (Rosa) Satterwhite, Jr. of Greenwood; one sister, Linda Anderson of Clinton, SC; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two step-sons, Lance Nobles and George W. Nobles, both of Greenwood; five step-grandchildren; one god-daughter, Doris W. Jones of Greenwood; one niece, Rev. Nancy Payne McCarroll of Greenville, that she raised; two sister-in-laws, Janie Wells of Greenwood and Eartha (James) Williams of Promised Land; two brothers-in-laws, Grady Harrison and Floyd Neal, both of Greenwood and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral services are noon on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Morris Chapel Baptist Church, conducted by Bishop Emmanuel Spearman. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in The Evening Star Cemetery. The family is at the home of her son, 568 Baptist Street.

Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv.com. Arrangements are being handled by Robinson & Son Mortuary, Inc.