Ms. Minnie Carol Gibbs passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Tucker Health Care Home, Columbia, SC.
She was born in Gaffney, SC on December 3, 1938, to Rev. Jesse Gibbs, Sr., and Mrs. Minnie Hemphill Gibbs.
Minnie joined Limestone Baptist Church at an early age and later in life, she became a member of Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church. She was a member of Granard High School Class of 1956, and later received her High School Diploma from the Gaffney High School Adult Education Program. She received an Associate Degree from Spartanburg Technical College. She was a member of the Marionettes Gospel Singing Group, regular performers on the Foster Funeral Home Sunday Morning Radio Program.
Minnie was a vivacious and loving person; never meeting anyone as a stranger. For many years, she was employed as Household Technician for the family of the late Dr. John H. Cathcart, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Kenneth Renard Gibbs, and a brother, Robert Edward Gibbs.
Surviving are; five sons, Ricky Gibbs, Daryl Gibbs, John Michael Gibbs, Tony Darnell Gibbs, and Keith Bernard Gibbs, all of Gaffney; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Wilkins and Ms. Belinda Sheryl Gibbs, both of Gaffney, Ms. Elayne Gibbs McKenzie of Forestville, MD; three brothers, Jesse Gibbs, Jr. Herbert Gibbs, and Thomas Gibbs, all of Gaffney; aunts, Mrs. Lillie Ellen Thornton of Flint, MI, and Mrs. Gwendolyn Hemphill of Gaffney; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchidren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, 3:00 p.m., in the Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. James W. Sanders, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.