Thelma Gaskins | Obituary | The Press and Standard

by | November 6, 2017 11:27 am


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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Thelma Louise Craven Gaskins, 68, entered into rest at her home in Walterboro surrounded by her family Saturday, November 4, 2017. She was twice married, fist to the late Gruber Craven for twenty-one years and secondly to the late Henry Gaskins for seven years.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, November 8, 2017, from the graveside at Craven’s Rose Garden Cemetery, Mount Carmel Road, Walterboro.

Thelma was born April 17, 1949, on Edisto Island and was a daughter of the late Charles William Pinckney and the late June Hamilton Pinckney. She was a retired farmer and was a longtime associate of the Walterboro Walmart. She enjoyed dancing, music, fishing, and gardening, and dearly loved animals.

Surviving are: her children, Talbert Craven, Samantha Craven, Carl Craven, Lorene Crapse and Irene Smith all of Walterboro, and a sister, Hazel Kinard of Smoaks. There are fifteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren that also survive. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Craven.

Family and friends are invited to call during a time of visitation from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock Tuesday evening at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at:

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