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Kathy B. Hord

March 5, 1942 — January 13, 2024

Chesnee, SC

Kathy B. Hord

Chesnee, SC.



Kathy Blalock Hord, 81, widow of Paul Mallory Hord, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Cherokee Medical Center.



Born March 5, 1942, in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of the late Roy Leon Blalock and Bessie Parris Buckner Blalock. She was first employed as an English and Latin teacher at Jenkins Junior High School and Chesnee High School and then later as an English teacher at Boiling Springs High School. She retired in 2000 after 26 years at Chesnee High School as the Library Media Specialist. She was a member of Arrowwood Baptist Church where she taught the Friends in Christ Sunday School Class for 55 years.  She also taught GA’s, Training Union, and Vacation Bible School.



Surviving is her daughter, Paula K. Hord of Chesnee, SC; niece, Sherry Hulsey (Chuck) of McDonough, GA; nephews, Michael Burnett (Genie) of Cumming, GA and Todd Burnett of Hampton, GA; 1 great-niece; 2 great-great-nephews; 2 great-great-nieces; 1 great-great-great-nephew; her best friend, Faye Howard of Spartanburg, SC; and her second daughters, Sharon Hollifield and Margaret M. McKinney of Chesnee, SC. 



In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Blalock Burnett, and her Angel Fur Baby Rascal.



The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at Arrowwood Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary with Rev. Larry Fleming and Dr. Chris Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Springhill Memorial Gardens in Chesnee, SC.



Friends in Christ Sunday School Class will serve as honorary pallbearers. 



In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Boys Town, 200 Stanagan Blvd., P.O. Box 6000, Boys Town, NE 68010-9988

Shriners Hospitals for Children Processing Center, P. O. Box 1510, Ranson, WV 25438-4510 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105



The family is at the home.



Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com



Harris-Nadeau Mortuary

Chesnee, SC.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Arrowwood Baptist Church

1410 SC-11, Chesnee, SC 29323

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Arrowwood Baptist Church

1410 SC-11, Chesnee, SC 29323

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Burial

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Springhill Memorial Gardens

1011 S Alabama Ave, Chesnee, SC 29323

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