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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 
Nashville.
            
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 
nephews.
            
Mrs. Gibson was a member of First Baptist Church and of Fidelia 
Sunday School Class there, and had taught Sunday School for many 
years.
            
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.

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



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