UNION — Mrs. Linda Gault Gibson, 67, 309 Monarch Highway, Union, widow of Eulis J. Gibson, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Heartland of Union.
Mrs. Gibson was born in Jonesville, May 20, 1946, a daughter of J.C. Gault and Pearl Horne Gault. She was a graduate of Jonesville High School where she was Homecoming Queen in 1966. Mrs. Gibson retired from the Monarch Elementary School cafeteria. She was an active member of Morningside Baptist Church where she kept the nursery, taught Sunday School and was a faithful member of the V.I.P. group. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, she always had a big smile and an “I love you” for everyone she met. Mrs. Gibson also cared for her neighbors and enjoyed cooking and looking out for them.
Surviving are three sons, Robert Gibson and wife Amy of Union; Preston Gibson and wife Annette of Pauline and Howard “Wahoo” Gibson and wife Stacy also of Union; four sisters, Shirley G. Faucette of Jonesville, Lib Whitt and husband Perry of Darlington, her twin sister, Brenda Fesler of Caw, OK and Peggy O’Dell and husband Donald of Sharon; four grandchildren, Carmen Gibson, Tyler Gibson, Abby Gibson and Preston Gibson; and her first great-granddaughter due soon. She is also survived by two special sons, Scott Barnett of Buffalo and Joel Brannon of Chesnee; and two special sisters-in-law; Bessie Vinson of Union and Margie Goodwin of Jonesville.
Mrs. Gibson was predeceased by two brothers, Jimmy Lee Gault and Donald “Duck” Gault.
The family wishes to thank the staff and nurses of Heartland of Union, D-Wing, for their special care of Mrs. Gibson during her illness.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Morningside Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Dr. Aubrey Calvert and Rev. Dr. Tim Driggers. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Tyler Gibson, Mike Gault, Keith Gault, Scott Barnett, Joel Brannon, Jim Parks, Randy Johnson and Dusty Rhinehart.
The following special friends are asked to sit in a group, Billy and Barbara Scott, Patsy Parks, Jim and Angie Vaughan, Lynn Babb, Janice Smith, Donnie and Judy Johnson, Nell Vaughan and other close neighbors.
Memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church Building Fund, 112 Bates Avenue, Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home 309 Monarch Highway, Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.