Obituary: Mary Ellen Gibson

WALLACE, S.C. — Mary Ellen Gibson, 83, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Born in Mooresville, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Edgar and Patsy Agnes Hager Alley. She was the widow of Charles E. Gibson.

obit_iconShe was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Wallace. She was voted most attractive her Senior year of high school. She loved people, helping others and sewing. Mrs. Gibson helped with suppers and programs at church and promoted fellowship and fun. She enjoyed working in her yard and was instrumental in landscaping public areas in Marlboro County.

Surviving is her son, Edward Walter “Junior” (Cathy) Craven, Jr. of Wallace; daughters, Nancy C. (Robert “Bob”) Rheault of Rockingham, N.C., Patsy B. (James “Jim”) Coburn of High Point, N.C.; a brother, Thomas “Sonny” Hager of China Grove, N.C.; a sister, Willie Faye Cook of Mooresville, N.C.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband listed above; also, a brother, Robert “Rob” Alley; and sisters, Hattie Alley, Jewel Lawrence and Nancy Call.

The family will receive friends 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw, S.C.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Wallace. Burial will be in the Gibson Family Cemetery.

Memorials to: Wallace Rescue Squad, 4013 Hwy 177, Wallace, SC 29596.

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The Pee Dee Post
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Filed in: Obits

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