Deren Kentrice McDowell, Jr.
Deren Kentrice McDowell, Jr., 4 days old infant, peacefully transitioned Saturday, July 27, 2019 at The Cherokee Medical Center. He was the son of Deren Kentrice McDowell, Sr. and Aaliyah Marie Linder.
He is survived by two sisters; Treasure Dixon, Jozelyn Burden, one brother; Markee Guest, Grandparents; Wilbert and Ruby Linder of Gaffney, SC, Dedric and Stacie McDowell Petty of Gaffney, SC, Kentrice Smith of Ashville, NC, Akiba Plummer of Ashville, NC, Great-grandparents; Steven and Audrey Oglesby of Gaffney, SC, Gerald and Angela Littlejohn of Spartanburg, SC, Arlette Smith of Gaffney, SC. Aunts; Latasha Thompson (Jontae) of Spartanburg, SC, Carmilla Jefferies of Gaffney, SC, Shelia Smith of New York, NY, Oletha Linder of Gaffney, SC, Jondaijah McNeil of Gaffney, SC, De’Miyah Petty and Dierra Petty both of Gaffney, SC, Uncles; Yurontae Wood, Shondre Lane both of Gaffney, SC, Reason Plummber, Kennis Plummer both Ashville, NC, Frankie Epps(Brandy) of Gaffney, SC, Jacorrius Logan of Cowpens, SC. God parents; Tamara Sims and Danielle Hull both of Gaffney, SC. And a hosts of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousin, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his Great-grandparents; Joe and Doris Epps, Benjamin and Ruth Littlejohn, Betty Faye Petty, Eric Jefferies, Great-great-grandparents; Paul and Collossia McDowell, Goodman and Daisy Littlejohn, Great-great-grandmother; Gloria Smith, and Cousin Beyoncé Sen’Teria McNeil.