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Aubrey Gaston

CHESTER -- Mr. Aubrey Yomer Gaston, 76, of 2653 Suzy Bole Road died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at his residence.

A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Larry Parsons.

A native of Chester, Mr. Gaston was a son of the late John Holmes Gaston and Essie Maude Gaston. He attended the schools of Chester, S.C., and was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church and the widower of Ruthy Mae Carpenter.

Surviving are four daughters, Audrey Gaston, Ann Threatt and her husband, Bill and Gale Gaston, all of Chester, S.C., and Dale McManus of Great Falls, S.C.; one brother, Oneal Gaston of Chester; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester, S.C.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, c/o Robert E. Bolin, 1544 McGill Road, Smyrna, SC 29743.

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