DATELINE; Boiling Springs, SC
Emma Lee McKinney Gage, age 83 of Fain Drive, passed away September 14, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice. She was a daughter of the late Robert and Lucy McKinney and was a native of Bakersville, NC. She was a member of Boiling Springs First Baptist Church and in her earlier years was a member of the Eastern Star. Her favorite hobbies were sewing, flower arranging, and making crafts. She and her husband traveled to various auctions and flea markets.
She was preceded in death by; her husband Arthur Gage, siblings; Glen and Wayne McKinney, and Verzella Mae Thomas.
Survivors include her sons; Bobby Gage (Janice) of Lexington, NC, Jimmy Gage (Lisa) of Spartanburg, SC, Steve Gage (Elizabeth) of Spartanburg, SC, and daughter; Terri Coleman (John) also of Spartanburg, SC, sisters; Thelma Buchanan, and Faye Garland, seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, and eighteen step great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Monday, September 16, 2013 at 4:00PM at Mine Creek Cemetery in Bakersville, NC, with Mark McKinney officiating.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Gage Family.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to; Spartanburg Regional Hospice 686 Jeff Davis Drive Spartanburg, SC 29303 or Giles Cancer Center 380 Serpentine Drive Suite 200 Spartanburg, SC 29303.