DALLAS - Althea McDonald Brigman, 83, died Feb. 21, 2011, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Ralph and Lola Finch McDonald.
Mrs. Brigman retired from the Dallas Plant of J. P. Stevens Company and was a member of the Dallas Baptist Church.
Mrs. Brigman is survived by one son, Richie Moss and wife Jenny of Bessemer City; six grandchildren, Jakob Moss, Erin Moss of Bessemer City, Mi-chelle Sailors and husband Alan of Marion, North Carolina, Lisa Terry and husband Kevin of Bostic, Misty Dyer of Fallston, Joanna Relken and husband Nathan of Idaho; seven great grandchildren, Hannah, Haley, Holden, Houston Sailors, Betthany Terry, Madison, Marissa Dyer.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dallas Funeral Home, Dallas.
Memorial services to celebrate Mrs. Brigman's life will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Dallas Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bill Abrahms, Barron Lee and Alan Sailors officiating.
Interment will be private and at a later date.
Mrs. Brigman was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alex Brigman; son, Wayne Conner; three sisters, Florence McDonald, Virginia McCall, Frances Parker; three brothers, Buck McDonald, R. G. McDonald, Frank McDonald.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com.
Dallas Funeral Home is serving the Brigman family.