Funeral services for Sylvia Gibson, 74, of the Ararat Community will be Monday, July 8, 2019, at 1:00 P.M. at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Shepherd, Rev. Lawrence Tyson, and Rev. Doug Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Morgan Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church two hours prior to the service.
Mrs. Gibson passed away Friday, July 5, 2019, at Andersons Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Mississippi. She was born September 19, 1944, in Mobile, Alabama, to Curtis and Blanche Long.
Mrs. Sylvia was a retired elementary school teacher for the Choctaw County Board of Education.
Survivors include her husband, Arnold Gibson of Butler, AL; sons Matt Gibson (Tracey) of Huntsville, AL; Greg Gibson (Kristen) of Germantown, TN; brothers, Bobby Long of Florence, AL; Jimmy Long of Cantonment, FL; and six grandchildren, Amber Gibson, Emma Hays Gibson, Annsley Gibson, Mathey Gibson, Jon David Gibson, and Andrew Gibson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Blance Burns Long and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, William Early Gibson and Mary Leona Gibson.
Pallbearers: Scott Gibson, Scott Gibson, Scott Giles, Dennis Duren, Bruce Mosley, Ray Harlan Gibson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Morgan Chapel Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, or the Moody Bible Institute.
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Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler.
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