VALENTE, Elsie Gibson, 98, of Mechanicsville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 28, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph R. Valente; and is survived by two daughters, Beverly Starke (Steve) and Bonnie Gibson (Danny); two grandchildren, Wesley Starke and Wendy Jenkins (Michael); three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doris Gibson; as well as several nieces and nephews. Elsie was the longest member of Fairmount Christian Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The family received friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2018. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fairmount Christian Church, P.O. Box 788, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111.

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