Gladys J. Cousins
WEST COLUMBIA – Funeral services for Gladys Jean Stewart Cousins, 73, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, West Colum- bia Chapel, with interment to follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 140 Stoneridge Dr., Ste. 210, Columbia, SC 29210.
Mrs. Cousins was born February 22, 1945 in Norfolk, VA, and peacefully went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. She was a daughter of Eugene F. and Emily G. Stewart. Gladys was a homemaker and member of Trinity Baptist Church Cayce. Throughout her life, she faithfully served in every facet of church ministry and shared the gospel of Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior.
Mrs. Cousins is survived by her husband, Joe S. Cousins, Sr.; sons, Joe S. Cousins II (Jennifer) of Lexington, Keith A. Cousins (Melissa) of Montgomery, AL; grandchildren, Matthew Cousins (Tabitha), Caitlin Blake (Cameron), Savannah Cousins, Victoria Smith (Brandon), Emily Cousins; great-grandchildren, Grayson and Liam; brothers, Rev. David Stewart, Delano Stewart (Janice); sister, Dorothy Fowler (Harold); sister-in-law, Brenda Stewart and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her brother, William Stewart; nephew, William "Billy" Stewart; sisters-inlaw, Lois Stewart, Margaret Cousins and Florence Brewer, and brothers-in-law, George Cousins and Eugene Brewer.