• 54°

Mable Lea Gibson

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riverwood Family, 76 Highway 51 South, Brookhaven, MS.,

Graveside services to follow at Easthaven Cemetery, Highway 84 E, Brookhaven, MS. Services to be officiated by Rev. Ron Ballard.

Mable Lea Gibson, 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 10, 2021. She was born on September 18, 1925 in Brookhaven, MS, to the late Addie and J.C. Tarver. She graduated from Brookhaven High School in 1944. Mable was a member of Union Hall Baptist Church.

She went to beauty school after working at Stahl Urban for seven years. She had a beauty shop at her home for 45 years. Some of her favorite hobbies were crocheting, gardening, fishing, and sewing. She used her sewing skills to make items for hospice patients. She also made clothes for children on the mission field.

Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband of 64 years, Charles Gibson; and all of her siblings: Louis Tarver, Guy Tarver, Buddy Tarver, Frank Tarver, Clarence Tarver, Bill Tarver, baby boy Russell Tarver, Eula Mae Howell, Rita Fay Hill, Ruth King and Ida Mae Lofton.

Those who remain to cherish her memory are her daughters, Dianne Sunman, Kay Gibson and Sarah Boyd (Ken Boyd). She also leaves behind four grandchildren: Stacey Boyd Jackson, Brian Boyd (Karissa Boyd), Michael Sunman (Jennifer Sunman) and Jeffrey Sunman (Michelle Luecking Sunman).

She has 11 great-grandchildren: Kendall Jackson, Cade Jackson, Chloe Boyd, Brianna Claire Boyd, Addison Boyd, Adeline Boyd, Hayden Sunman, Connor Sunman, Rory Sunman, Jillian Sunman and Annabeth Sunman. She was also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Kendall Jackson, Cade Jackson, Marcus Jackson, Jeffrey Sunman, Tony Rogers and Brian Boyd. Serving as Honorary Pallbearer will be Lee Berry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Memory of Mable Lea Gibson to Union Hall Baptist Church, 1242 Nola Road, Brookhaven, MS 39601.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.