Mrs. Elizabeth "Libby" Ann Weaver Gosnell

Obituary for Mrs. Elizabeth "Libby" Ann Weaver Gosnell

December 27, 1927 - May 19, 2021
Gaffney, South Carolina | Age 93


Elizabeth (Libby) Ann Weaver Gosnell, 93, died early Wednesday morning, May 19, 2021. She was born and raised in Darlington, SC and was the daughter of Horace Wayne Weaver and Annie Mae Inman Weaver. She was predeceased by her half-brother, Hugh S. Sprott, Sr. of Darlington, SC and her brother George E. Weaver of Greenwood, SC and is survived by her brother R. Wayne Weaver (Anne) of Greenville, SC, many nieces and nephews, and longtime friend Graham Phifer of Shelby, NC.

Libby was the widow of Dr. Sidney M. Gosnell, who had been Superintendent of Cherokee County Schools at the time of his death in 1982.

She was the graduate of Columbia College (Columbia, SC), Teachers College of Columbia University (New York), received her masters from Appalachian State Teachers College (Boone, NC), and attended Auburn University for her post-masters work.

Her career was in elementary education as both a 4th/5th grade teacher and librarian in Florence, SC, Mt. Pleasant, SC, Camden, SC and finally at Central Elementary in Gaffney, SC.

The family would like to thank those who took such great care of her these past many years including Diane Quinn, Toni Pace, and Teresa Owens.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 22nd at 11:00 am at Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Baptist Church, 200 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, SC, 29340; Friends of the Library, Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E. Rutledge Ave., Gaffney, SC, 29340; or to the charity of your choice.

Visit or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Downtown, Easley.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • First Baptist Church
    200 N. Limestone Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
  • Friends of the Library, Cherokee County Public Library
    300 E. Rutledge Avenue
    Gaffney, SC 29340

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Easley, SC 29640
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