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Gladys Ison Besancon

  • Birth 2 Mar 1929 Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 21 Nov 2012 Hanahan, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial North Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 101185135

Gladys Ison Besancon, of Hanahan, SC, went home to be with her Lord November 21, 2012.

Born, Gladys L. Ison in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, on March 2, 1929 to Samuel and Esther Ison. She was married to Dr. Robert Besancon for 54 years. Together they served and ministered for the Lord in churches in Georgia while teaching at Bob Jones University where she was a speech professor. Later, Robert and Gladys served at Ferndale Baptist Church for 34 years, and while there founded Ferndale Baptist School.

Gladys is survived by her children: Camille Tyrpak and Charles Besancon, and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM, November 25, 2012, at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, North Charleston, with interment following in Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the hour of service on Sunday, November 25, 2012.

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  • Created by: Just another taphophile
  • Added: 23 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101185135
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Ison Besancon (2 Mar 1929–21 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101185135, citing Carolina Memorial Park, North Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Just another taphophile (contributor 46513469) .