ANDERSON Olin Ray Motes, 65, of Route 14, Hammond community, died Monday.
He was a retired supervisor for J. P. Stevens & Co. Inc., White Horse Plant, a veteran of World War II, and was a member of Whitefield Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Janie Whelchel Motes of the home; a son, Tony Randy Motes of Anderson; three daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Ervene) Owens of Myrtle Beach, Mrs. Jerry (Miriam) Martin of Anderson, and Mrs. Randy (Raye) Woodson of Belton; three sisters, Beatrice Varnum of Ware Shoals, Minnie Ella Brewington and Irene Stroud, both of Clinton; and four brothers, Frank Motes of Whit-mire, Maynard Motes, Paul Motes and Thomas Motes, all of Clinton.
Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sullivan-King Mortuary, Anderson. The family is at the residence.
[The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 30 Apr 1985, Tue, Page 7]
Grave .marker for Olin R. and Janie W. Motes in Forest
Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson (Anderson county), South Carolina.
Olin married Janie Whelchel in
Laurens, SC on 9 August 1940.
He enlisted in the Amy at Fort Bragg,
NC on 20 April 1944.
On 3 December 1945, Pfc Motes
transferred to Hq 2ned, 508th PIR from either the 504th PIR or 505th
PIR, the transfer order co-mingled the men without differe3nting the
regiment of origin.