Mr. Elijah Gibbs
Services for Eligah Gibbs will be held Wednesday July 4, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Lauderdale, MS with Rev. Tyrone Bolden, Pastor, Rev. Gerry Chris Parker will be officiating Pastor. Burial will be in the Gibbs Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gibbs, 63, of Lauderdale, MS died Friday, June 29, 2012 at his residence in Lauderdale.
Survivors include: a loving wife of 43 years; Shirley N. Gibbs of Lauderdale, MS, a loving mother that he loved so dearly; Gracie Mae Gibbs of Cuba, AL, four(4) daughters; Darlene Gibbs of Meridian, Shelia Gibbs and her friend Michael Houston, Sr. of Dekalb, Tammie (Gerry) Parker of Lauderdale, and Linda Nixon and her friend Tony Penry of Marion, seven (7) grandchildren; Erica (Edwin) Martin, Allen D. Naylor, John C. Epps III, Gerry "CJ" Parker, Cedric Gordon and and Michael and Mickez Houston; one (1) great-grandchild, Jeremiah Martin; one (1) brother; Moses (Sandra) Gibbs of Meridian, five(5) sisters; Vinnie Hill of York, AL, Carrie Gibbs, Thelma Burton and Ollie (Ennis) Johnson all of Cuba, AL and Brenda( Eugene) Samuel of Birmingham, AL
Pallbearers will be: Archie B. Grace, Darren Grace, Curtis Grace, Archie Grace, Jr., Tony Penry and Robert Nealy.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 3, 2012 from 6:00- 7:00 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home
Body to be at church one hour prior to funeral.