BESSEMER CITY – Willie Mae Miller Gosnell Michalowski, 87, of Murphy's Lane, died Friday, June 6, 2014. She was born on July 9, 1926 in Spartanburg Co, SC to the late Robert Lee and Mary Alice Truelove Miller.
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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1sthusband, Theodore Roosevelt Gosnell; her 2nd husband, John Michalowski; son, Thomas Gosnell; daughters, Joyce Riley and Shirley Schierbaum; two grandsons; a granddaughter; and eight siblings.
Survivors include her son, Evangelist Charles "Sonny" Gosnell (Brenda) of Bessemer City; daughters, Alice Patricia Toller (Donald) of Bessemer City, and Jean Poteat (Bobby) of Stanley; sixty-two grandchil-dren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; and twenty-two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Carpenter's Funeral & Crema-tion Services with Rev. Cathy Black officiating.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
A graveside service will held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Springhill Memorial Gar-dens in Chesnee, SC.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter's Funeral Home
1100 East Main Street
Cherryville, NC 28021
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 9, 2014