Pearl Gibson

January 24, 2012

Pearl Gibson

Pearl Gibson of Decatur, TN (formerly of Otsego) passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Brookewood Nursing Center, Decatur, TN. Mrs. Gibson was born November 26, 1909, in Hopkins, MI to Jay and Rose (Wise) Nichols. She was a graduate of Otsego High School and for 86 years was a resident of Otsego. Pearl was a devoted homemaker; a loving, caring person who was completely selfless. Her wonderful example will always be indelibly etched in the memories of her family and friends.

Surviving are three sons, John B. (Jeanne) Gibson of Austin, TX, Frank H. (Janice) Gibson of Greenfield, TN and Floyd A. (Connie) Gibson of Cleveland, TN; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel Maxwell of Glenn, MI; a sister-in-law, Paula Lutes of Plainwell, MI; a brother-in-law, Archer Woodstock of Otsego, MI; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard Gibson, in 1986; and by eight brothers and sisters.

The Gibson family is thankful to Caris Healthcare professionals for loving attention to Mom’s comfort and needs during the past couple years and for keeping the family apprised of her condition during the times that they were unable to be there.

Friends may meet with her family from 10:00 A.M.until the time of the funeral services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with funeral celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Pearl may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.

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