Miss Joan Gaskins, age 89, entered into rest on Saturday, October 28, 2023. In keeping with her wishes a service will be held at a later date, and Miss Joan will be laid to rest along with her beloved twin sister, Jean in the Hopewell Baptist Church.
Miss Gaskins was born October 1, 1934 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Carl and Jessie Gulledge Gaskins. She was a former employee of Sacony and Chesterfield Manufacturing. A life-long member of Hopewell Baptist Church, Joan was a loving daughter, sister, and friend to all. She lived her entire life on the Gaskins property in Chesterfield, humbly devoted to her faith, her family, her community, and her country.
In addition to her parents, Joan was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Ella Lisenby, Charlotte Bagwell, Madge Dixon, Peggy Coffman, Betty Gaskins, and her twin sister, Jean Gaskins.
Joan was the last of the seven Gaskins girls, and is survived by special “sisters,” Linda Davis, Annelle Teal, Jayne Watson, and Terry Campbell; nephew-in-law, Mark Fortier, and son, Steven Fortier; nieces, Beth, Peggy, Susie, and Charlene; nephews, David, Mike, Tommy, James, and Eddie; and numerous great nephews and great nieces, lots of cousins, and so many friends.
The family is grateful to Cheraw Rehab Center and Gentiva Hospice of Chesterfield for their loving care of Aunt Jo during her last year.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Gaskins family.