Funeral services for Norma Henry Gibson, 78, of Gilbertown will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1 P.M. at the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Rev. Pike Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M.
Ms. Gibson passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was a retired school bus driver for the Choctaw County School System.
Survivors include her daughters Iris Duren (Dennis) of Gilbertown; Beverly Gayle Walters of Gilbertown; and Nanette Bennett of Jackson, AL; grandchildren Tori Walters of Tuscaloosa; Scott Bennett of Jackson; Doug Duren of Linden; and Dawn Duren of Demopolis; seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her biological mother Mattie Jo Barber; adopted mother Alma Perry Melton; husbands William Paul Tyson and James “Blue” Gibson.
Pallbearers are Doug Duren, Marshall Wilson, Buddy Pruitt, Terry Young, Bart Thompson, and Franklin Tyson. Honorary Pallbearers are Legacy Hospice, Terian Ratcliffe, Suzanne Maness, Arnold Gibson, Dr. Lee Armistead and Gilbertown Family Medical Clinic, Al Ruffin, and Rocky Bumpers.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.