Pearline Gosnell Bridgeman

Published 3:52pm Friday, April 19, 2013

Pearline Gosnell Bridgeman, 84, formerly of Landrum died April 19, 2013.  She was a native of Greenville County and daughter of the late Jesse and Emma Foster Gosnell.

She is survived by seven children; Lou Dimsdale (Mac) of Tryon, Jerry Ledford of Green Creek, Ruby Smith of Landrum, Paul Townzen (Wendy) of Gunbarrell City, Texas, Randy Bridgeman (Barbara) of Landrum, Larry Bridgeman (Nancy) of Spartanburg  and Susan Surrett (Brett) of Campobello; one sister, Nora “Raye” Bridgeman of Landrum; and she was blessed with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Glenn Smith; two sisters, Cora Pierce, Flora Cox and five brothers, Archie, Oscar, John H., Dave and James Gosnell.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills Hospice House, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C.  28722.

The family is at their respective homes. Services will be held at a later date.

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