Born: Tuesday, September 3, 1935
Died: Monday, January 30, 2017
Elgin, SC – Funeral services for the Rev. Mr. George Clifton Cashwell, 81, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The Rev. Mr. Mendell Stalvey, the Rev. Mr. Larry Jones, and Bishop Greg Amos will officiate.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ella Cashwell.
George Cashwell passed away Monday, January 30, 2017. Born in Roseboro, NC, he was a son of the late Evander James and Juanita Howard Cashwell. Rev. Cashwell was a graduate of Holmes Bible College and was an ordained minister for the International Pentecostal Holiness Church with his memberbship in the South Carolina Conference.
He was a conference superintendent of Mississippi, Louisiana, and pastored in Laurinburg, NC. Aiken, Socastee, Johnsonville, North Charleston, Holy Hill, Bamberg, and at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church in Elgin, where he was acting pastor. He enjoyed golf, football, B-B-Q, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife, Ella Mae Gaylord Cashwell; children, Philip Cashwell (Sylvia) of Elgin, Charles Cashwell (Rebecca) of Atlanta, Ga, Karen McClain (James) of Elgin, James Cashwell (Catherine) of Chattanooga, TN; brother, Eugene Cashwell (Betty); sisters, Ruth Matthews, Judy King; 7 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Winton Cashwell, Marvin Cashwell and a sister, Frances Teachey.
In the Book of Revelation we read these comforting words:
"Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on."
"Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them."
Revelation 14:13, NIV
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