Gail Green McCown

May 11, 1941 – December 24, 2016

Linda “Gail” Green McCown of Darlington, SC, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, after a prolonged illness. Born in Lancaster, SC, to John Dolphin and Josephine Hallman Green, Gail was the beloved wife of William Brearley McCown III, and mother to Melissa, Betsy and Meredith. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sisters Joann Green Brooksbank and Melissa Green Colvin. In addition to her husband of 55 years, Billy, Gail is survived by her family, including daughters Melissa (Scott) McCown Saby, Betsy (Jammie) McCown Harris, and Meredith McCown, and four grandchildren: Crayton Scott Saby, William McFarlin Saby, Elizabeth Haynsworth Harris and Dorothy McCown Harris; sister Patricia Green Henderson and brother John Dolphin Green Jr., as well as nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Gail was a 1957 graduate of R.J. Reynolds Highs School in Winston-Salem, N.C. She attended Coker University in Hartsville, S.C. She was a member of Darlington Presbyterian Church, a lover of horses and all animals. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Darlington Presbyterian Church, Pearl Street, Darlington. Burial will follow at Grove Hill cemetery on Warley Street in Darlington. The family will receive friends from 6-8 Monday evening at Belk Funeral Home. Billy and the girls will receive friends following the service at the McCown Building, Darlington Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, you may make a charitable contribution to the Humane Society of Darlington County, The Lord Cares ministry, or a charity of your choice. Cemetery Details Grove Hill Cemetery Darlington, SC, US