Originally created 11/28/98

Mrs. Carrie Gipson



EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Mrs. Carrie E. Simmons Gipson, 92, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at Edgefield County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Simmon Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. George Counts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Gipson, a lifelong resident of Edgefield County, was a member of Simmon Ridge Baptist Church, where she sang in the senior choir. She was a member of Young Ladies of Honor, Johnston, and Rock Hill Society, Trenton.

Survivors include three nieces, Henrietta S. Freeman, Raleigh, N.C., Yvonne Kelly, Cary, N.C., and Cora Counts, Aiken; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be deacons of Simmon Ridge Baptist Church.

Friends may call at the home of Dolores Mealing, Pulpwood Yard Road, Trenton.

The family will receive friends after 1 p.m. today at Blalock Funeral Home and after 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.