Bessie Louise Douglas

June 6, 1941 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 79)


Gaffney – Bessie Louise Douglas age 79 of 116 Iris Lane Gaffney, SC., transitioned from this life on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Lillie Linder.

She retired from Cone Mills after 30 years of services. She was a member of Mike’s Creek Baptist Church where she served on the Senior Missionary Ministry. She was born June 6, 1941 in Gaffney SC.

In loving memory, she leaves three daughters Vicky Douglas, Angela Douglas- Tate (Lyman), and Gennie Galman (Calvin) two sons; Curtis Douglas and Alvin Douglas (Myiessia) all of Gaffney. Four sisters; Lucille Linder, Betty Petty, Clara Douglas, and Katie Hughes. One brother Wayne Gordon (Terry). She has a niece and nephew that she raised as her own Shirley Gordon and Derick Petty (Stacy). One aunt; Carolyn Hargro (Andrew) of Charlotte NC and one great aunt; Cordelia Hogue. A special cousin; Bessie Davis. Nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.


Funeral Service will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm, February 14, 2021 at Mike’s Creek Baptist Church with Dr. Lee Byers Jr. and Rev. Courtney Mills officiating. The body will lie in state at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Due to Covid restrictions face masks and gloves will be required before entering the sanctuary.

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 Service Program


Funeral Service
February 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Mike&rsquo!s Creek Baptist Church

February 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mike&rsquo!s Creek Baptist Church

February 14, 2021

4:13 PM
Genesis funeral Cremation Services & Chapel Inc.
1705 Old Georgia Highway
Gaffney, SC 29341

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