Sheriff A. Lane Cribb

Sheriff A. Lane Cribb, Jr., 73, husband of Craig Holliday Henry, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at The Medical University of South Carolina.

Born on August 13, 1946, in Hemingway, he was the son of the late Alton Lane Cribb, Sr. and the late Inez Tanner Cribb. Sheriff Cribb started his law enforcement career in 1973 as an investigator with the South Carolina Alcohol Beverage Control. He continued his work as a criminal investigator with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office until he returned to Georgetown County and began working with the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Cribb was elected sheriff in 1992 and would go on to serve six additional terms. He attended Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Limestone College and the University of Alabama. He held a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Sheriff Cribb was a graduate of Carolina Command College, National Center for Rural Law Enforcement, South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and numerous other Law Enforcement training schools. He was the recipient of the 2016 Strom Thurmond Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement.

Sheriff Cribb was a member of Belin United Methodist Church, the National Sheriff’s Association, South Carolina Sheriff’s Association, Masonic Lodge and the Elk Lodge. He was the Past President of North Carolina/South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association and the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association.

Survivors include his wife of Pawleys Island; three children, Alton Lane Cribb, III of Effingham, Kristina Cribb of Scranton and Matthew James Henry of Pawleys Island; two sisters, Alicia Dinsmore of Pleasant Hill and Lenora Riddle (Paul) of Greenwood; four nieces, Alishae Morris (Jim) of Pleasant Hill, Laura Dennin (Troy) of Greenwood, Leanna Riddle of James Island and Cora Parker of Myrtle Beach; two nephews, Phillip Tanner Riddle of Greenwood and Lucien Henry of Myrtle Beach; and one great nephew, Evan Morris of Pleasant Hill.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Georgetown with Bishop John Smith, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Georgetown.

Memorials may be made to Amazing Journey, 2394 Browns Ferry Rd. Georgetown, SC 29440

Online condolences may be left at www.ridgewayfh.com

Ridgeway Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. (843) 485-4242

Jennifer Gibson

Jennifer Elaine Woodard Gibson died on September 15, 2019 in Hemingway, South Carolina. Funeral services were held on September 21, 2019 at Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal Church, Reverend Jerry Smalls, Sr., pastor.

Mrs. Gibson was born on January 24, 1966 in Hemingway, SC, to Mr. Harvey L. Woodbury, Sr. and Mrs. Janie L. Burgess Woodbury. She graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1984. Jennifer served her country admirably, in joining the South Carolina Army National Guard 1052nd Transportation Company, Kingstree, SC, and was deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1991. She retired honorably as a Sergeant. Jennifer attended Florence-Darlington Technical College and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Agribusiness Technology. At Coker University, Hartsville, SC, she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing. Jennifer’s was employed with International Paper Co., Georgetown, SC. She joined Jerusalem A.M.E. Church at an early age, and was a member of Big Four Chapter No. 211 Order of the Eastern Star. On September 18, 1991, Jennifer was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Clarence Gibson. Together, they were blessed with the birth of a daughter.

Surviving are her husband, Clarence Gibson, Hemingway, SC; her daughter, Clarissa Monique Gibson, Hemingway, SC; her step-children, Boris Gibson, Raleigh, NC, Tracy Gibson, Georgetown, SC, and Ja’Nece Gibson, Atlanta, GA; her siblings, Pecolia Snow, Orangeburg, SC, Linda Vereen, Terry Woodbury, Hemingway, SC, Cynthia Geathers, Georgetown, SC, Lt. Colonel Harvey Woodbury, Jr., Goose Creek, SC, Eric Woodbury, Goodyear, AZ. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.