Martha Elizabeth 'Libby' Balkcum, 61, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born July 2, 1951, in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Larry Jackson Gardner and Martha Ruth Greene Gardner. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Mrs. Balkcum was a member of Liberty Freewill Baptist Church She loved her church and kept her family going.
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A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Balkcum will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Liberty Freewill Bapitst Church with the Rev. Tim Larrimore officiating. Burial will be in the Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Lancaster Funeral Home; and other times at the home, 2080 Balkcum Road, Lancaster.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, 3026 Camp Creek Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Balkcum.
Published in The Lancaster News from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2012