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Cornelia Gibson Crenshaw

Cornelia Gibson Crenshaw, 87, resident of Wesley Commons Healthcare passed away Wednesday March 3, 2010 at Wesley Commons in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Pickens Co. SC she was a daughter of the late Clifton Gibson and Claudia Gordon Gibson. She was the widow of Thomas Newton Crenshaw.

She was retired as a bookkeeping account with Abbeville School District # 60 with 40 years of service. She was a member of the Empire Chapter # 251 Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of Harris Baptist Church were she was a member of the Ladies Sunday School Class and formerly attended Lebanon Presbyterian Church. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends.

Survivors include 1 son James Ovid Crenshaw of Abbeville, SC; 2 daughters Jean Kyzer and her husband Fred of Surfside Beach, SC and Susan McManus and her husband Kent of Greenwood, SC; 2 brothers James Gibson of Pendleton, SC and Joe Gibson of Clemson, SC; 6 grandchildren Christopher Meeks and his wife Julie, Craig Meeks and his wife Alison, Jason Meeks and his wife Angel, Katie Beth McManus, Robert Thomas McManus and Claudia Grace McManus; and 5 great-grandchildren Drew, Mikayla, Haston, Belle and Ella Meeks.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday March 5, 2010 at 3:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Smythe officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the homes of her daughter Mr. & Mrs. Kent McManus 335 Plantation Court in Creekside Greenwood, SC and her son Ovid Crenshaw 11 Island Ford Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:00 PM Friday afternoon prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Crenshaw may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, March 5, 2010
1:30-3:00 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, March 5, 2010
3:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Susan, I am so sorry to hear about your Mama. My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family.

Mary Keaton Alexander Mar 6 2010 12:00 AM

Susan and family, our deepest sympathy for your loss. May God bless and comfort you.

Bonnyie H. & Ronnie Alexander Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

To the Crenshaw Family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Love, Kathy

Kathy Davis Chastine Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

The staff at C-JFH would like to express our sincere condolences to the Cornelia Crenshaw family. God Bless You All.

Chandler-Jackson Staff Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

Jean and Families, We are saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Quietly our memories build a bridge over the sadness across time & distance connecting us heart and soul. We love you all.

Rex & Cathy Blackwell Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Tina

Tina Rosser Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

Susan,Kent,and Family, I am so sorry to here this I loved taking care of Mrs. Crenshaw at Dr. Heidi's for years. Just know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Memories help us a long through life's trials. God Bless you All ReeRee

Ree Ree and Donnie Ashley Mar 5 2010 12:00 AM

Susan, My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Mrs. Crenshaw was a wonderful "LADY". Love to you all. Rose

Rose Childers Mar 4 2010 12:00 AM

Susan & family our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

KATHY & SPEED HALL Mar 4 2010 12:00 AM

Susan,Jean,Ovid and families, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Your home was always open to all of your friends. I have very fond memories of both your parents and the wisdom they gave us. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Nadine Bowles

Nadine Bowles Mar 4 2010 12:00 AM

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