Graveside funeral services to celebrate the life of Bessie P. Gibson, 82, of Lugoff will be held Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:00 PM in Lugoff First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 6, 2011 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be sent in Mrs. Gibson’s memory to Pine Grove Baptist Church, 836 Pine Grove Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Mrs. Gibson, widow of Charles Rion Gibson, died Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Born in Blacksburg, SC she was the daughter of the late Arthur Glenn Putnam and Bertha McSwain Putnam. She worked for United Technology for 18 years as a parts clerk in West Palm Beach, FL. Mrs. Gibson was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Mrs. Gibson is survived by her children, Helen Brown of Sharon, Charles T. “Skeeter” Gibson (Bonnie) of Mitchell, SD, Brenda G. Ross of Whitmire, Deborah Jo Gibson(Randy) of Sharon and Steven Rion Gibson of Columbia; 25 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Judy Gibson Reynolds and brothers, Leonard Putnam and Jack Putnam.
On-line condolences may be sent to Mrs. Gibson’s family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel is in charge of arrangements.