Funeral services for Anita Gibbons Ardis, 97, formerly of Summerton, S.C., will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Lugoff, S.C. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Summerton, S.C. The Rev. John Mims will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, S.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Mrs. Ardis, wife of the late Leon T. Ardis, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013. Born in Clarendon County, she was the daughter of the late William Stull and Kizzie Robinson Gibbons. Mrs. Ardis was a member of Horse Branch Freewill Baptist Church. She also attended Summerton Baptist Church and more recently St. John’s United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and caring for her family.
Surviving are her daughter, Sylvia Stone (George), of Camden; sister, Foye Ouzts (Earle) of West Columbia; several loving nephews and nieces; and caregivers, Isabelle Butler and Clarkie Seward. She was predeceased by her husband and brothers, Alton Gibbons and Kenneth Gibbons.
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