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Laura B. Gibson

Laura B. Gibson, 93, of Nashville and formerly of Mt. Vernon, 
died 7:40 am July 28, 1995, at Washington County Hospital in 
Mrs. Gibson had been a teacher at Lincoln School, and later was 
a clerk at The Mammoth department store.
She was born Jan. 24, 1902, in Ashley, a daughter of Henry and 
Katie Belle (Newman) Soper.  She married Albert C. Gibson on 
Aug. 30, 1927, in Centralia; he died Jan. 30, 1969.
Funeral services will be 1 pm Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home with 
the Revs. Greg Alvis and Larry Bailey officiating.  Burial will 
be at Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 pm today at 
Hughey Funeral Home.
Mr. Gibson is survived by a daughter, Sue McPherson and husband 
Carl of Nashville; a grandson, Eddie McPherson and wife Debbie of 
Marion; two granddaughters, Maribeth Shirley and husband Steve 
of Mt. Vernon and Debbie Conrad and husband Steve of Waterloo; 
seven great-grandchildren, Lindsey Mae and Christy Sue McPherson 
of Marion, Jenifer, John and Joshua Shirley of Mt. Vernon and Kyle 
and Laura Conrad of Waterloo; two sisters, Edith H. Marlin of 
Rochester and Carrie E. McCall of Vienna; and  several nieces and 
Mrs. Gibson was a member of First Baptist Church and of Fidelia 
Sunday School Class there, and had taught Sunday School for many 
In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by a son, 
James Donald Gibson; five brothers; two sisters; and her parents.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church and will be accepted 
at Hughey Funeral Home.

Date: 7-28-1995
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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