She was a member of Brittsville Baptist Church. She was a well-respected and beloved teacher at Hopewell School for more than 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.L. and Eloise Harris Hooper; daughter, Debbie Gibson; and infant grandson, Avery Burnette.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Doyle Gibson of Charleston; two daughters: Kim White and husband, Gary, of Georgetown and Pam Burnette and husband, Nicky, of Cleveland; son, Alan Gibson and wife, Judy, of Georgetown; the light and joy of her life were her grandchildren: Brooke Gibson of Cleveland, Brently and Riley White of Georgetown, Nicolas and Noah Burnette of Cleveland; great-grandchild, Allie Gibson of Cleveland; and special friend, Brenda Randolph.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Revs. Johnny Jones and Kenneth Gardner officiating.
Interment will follow in Johnston Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Travis Richards, Will Harris, Andy Andrews, David Allen, Nathan Myers and Mitch Harden.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
The family extend appreciation to her caregiver, Angie Thompson and Amedisys Hospice of Chattanooga, for taking such great care of her.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Gibson family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.