Betty Joyce Gibson

Published 1:16 pm Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mrs. Betty Joyce Gibson, 71, of Poarch, passed away Nov. 13, 2013, in Poarch.

Mrs. Gibson was a loving and caring person and will be greatly missed. She was born March

26, 1942, in McCullough. She was a member of Pine Level Primitive Baptist Church.

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Those who preceded her in death include her parents, Aubrey Lee Steadham and Lila Irene Steadham Gibson; her brother, Aubrey Lee Steadham Jr., and granddaughters, Mikasa Cheyenne Groover, Feather Marie McGhee and April Ramieri.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ricky Gibson; six daughters, Angela Presley,

Rebecca (Lurby) Denais, Connie Walls, Patsy (Calvin) McGhee, Sarah (Rodger) Adams and

Wanda (Timothy) Gaines; a sister, Thelma (James) Digman; a brother, Charles Eugene (Jean) Steadham; 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov, 17, from the Pine Level Primitive Baptist Church, with Elder Gene Freeland officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery in Nokomis. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Antonio Walls, Brandon Joiner, Zachary Walls, Thunder McGhee, Ricky Ray Maddox and Rick Sosa.

Honorary pallbearers were Enrico Ramieri, Sandro Ramieri, and Gilbert Wade Blackwell.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.