GALE JOHNSON BELSER
SC—Saturday, 2 September 2000
into eternal rest on the morning of August 31, 2000, Gale Johnson Belser, wife
of Dr. Ritchie Hugh Belser, residence Edisto Island [Colleton Co.], SC. The
relatives and friends of Dr. and Mrs. Ritchie Hugh Belser are invited to attend
the memorial services of the latter at the graveside in Trinity Episcopal
churchyard, Saturday, September 2, 2000 at twelve noon. Arrangements by J.
Henry Stuhr, Inc. downtown chapel.
Belser was born March 19, 1920 in Columbia, SC, a daughter of J. Carroll Johnson
and Janet Henry Johnson. She was an Executive Secretary with Columbia Merchant
Association before her marriage to Dr. Belser. She was a member of Trinity
Episcopal Church of Edisto Island, the Junior League of Charleston. The
Carolina Assembly and The National Society of the Colonial Dames in the Sate of
South Carolina. She was a founder and member of the Board of Directors of
Trident Academy. She attended Winthrop College and was a graduate of the
University of South Carolina where she was a member of the Delta Sorority.
is survived by her husband of Edisto Island; a son Ritchie H. Belser, Jr., of
Mt. Pleasant; two daughters; Carroll Belser-Gauthreaux of Pendelton, SC and
Gale B. Thompson of Charleston, SC and three grandchildren….
AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates
of Gale J. Belser (SS# issued in SC).
Her Alford lineage, starting with her maternal
grandmother’s maternal grandmother: Annaritta 1812 MD5, Martin about
1789 ?? 6, Matthihas 1757 MD7, Edward 1731 ?? 8.