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Garland "Jean" Gibson, 78, was born March 16, 1939, in the Chestnut Ridge Community of Morgan County, TN, the daughter of Gertie Adkins and Menford Branstetter. She passed away on July 31, 2017. She had lived in Texas, California and Ohio before returning to Tennessee and had lived for the last 46 years in Monterey. She loved her family, gardening and flowers.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas Joe Gibson Jr. and Rita, Jimmy Doc Gibson and Larry Gibson and Stacy; and daughters, Euretha Roberts and husband Skip and Darla Reed and husband Kevin; grandchildren, Amber McDonald and husband Terry, Brittany Castle and husband Matt, Kevin Reed, Nikki Ray, Eli Gibson, Brandy Brown-Hargis and husband Derek, Haley Gibson, Ashlyn Gibson, Stacia Hall, and Jordan Teich and husband David; great-grandchildren, Sam Teich, Emmett McDonald, Joseph Ray, Stetson Ray, Emma Ray, Deonna Hargis, Braxton Hargis, Kyla Hargis, Sophia Hargis, Toby Hargis, Ellie Reed, Evelyn Castle and Abigail Castle; and brothers and sisters, Vince Hall, Vincent Hall, Ross Branstetter, Jackie Branstetter, Connie Brimi and Carolyn Williams.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Gibson Sr., mother, Gertie Adkins; father, Menford Branstetter; two brothers, Willard Branstetter and Carl Branstetter; and daughter-in-law, Irene Gibson.
Family received friends on Thursday, August 3, from 5-7 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with services at 7 p.m. with Tony Phipps officiating. She will be laid to rest on Friday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. at Whittaker Cemetery in Monterey, Tennessee.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on August 4, 2017
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