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Mellie Corinne Gibson Sports
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1906
Rhems
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1973
Florence
Florence County
South Carolina, USA

Obituary of Mrs. Mellie Sports

Published in The Florence Morning News on April 21, 1973

Mrs. Mellie Gibson Sports, 67, of 2001 3rd Loop Road, died Friday afternoon in a Florence hospital after a long illness. She was the widow of the late C.W. Sports, Sr., who died in 1962.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Arthur Martin in Waters Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Bristol Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Sports was born in Georgetown County, a daughter of the late Merritt Parrott and Lavenia Parrott. She was a housewife and had lived in Florence since 1948. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Rhems.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. G.E. Leviner of Florence, Mrs. R.V. Graham of Summerton, Mrs. C.L. Purvis of St. Stephens, Mrs. Leo W. Hyman of Kirtland AFB, N.M., Mrs. John R. Calcutt of Florence and Mrs. Carl D. Lee Sr. of Florence; three sons, Charlie W. Sports, Jr. of Florence, George W. Sports of Charleston and William D. Sports of Florence; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Hucks of Dillon and Mrs. Mae Locklair of St. Stephens; 34 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Note: She was the daughter of Joseph Henry Gibson (1870-1908) and Eliza Jordan (b. c 1880). She was adopted and raised by the Parrotts when she was three years old. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charles Wright Sports (1903 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Susan Sports Hyman (1932 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SPORTS
Charlie W. Mellie G.
April 27, 1903 Mar 19, 1906
April 21, 1962 April 20, 1973
Gone from our Home
Not from our Hearts

 
Burial:
Bristow Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
Bristow
Marlboro County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Soheyr Azar
Record added: Sep 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98009855
Mellie Corinne <i>Gibson</i> Sports
Added by: Donna V Jackson Kester
 
Mellie Corinne <i>Gibson</i> Sports
Added by: Soheyr Azar
 
 
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Rest in Peace
- Soheyr Azar
 Added: Sep. 30, 2012
 
 
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