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Services for Connie Gibson, 78, of Bullard will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel in Tyler, with Rev. Tom Pesnell and Rev. Scott Gorbett officiating. Burial will follow at the Funderburk Family Cemetery in Palestine at 12:30 p.m.
Connie Gibson passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:27 a.m. at The Hospice Center of East Texas in Tyler. She was born Connie Jean Young on June 15, 1939 in Palestine to Thomas and Mildred Young. She attended Elkhart High School. In January 1958, she married Perry Gibson of Palestine. They moved to Pasadena, Texas where they spent many years as they raised their family. In 1992, they moved to Bullard to enjoy retirement on Lake Palestine.
Connie was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Young and her son, Mark Gibson. She is survived by her spouse, Perry Gibson; son, Rusty Gibson and wife Lissa; grandson, Joshua Gibson and wife Ashley; grandson, Shane Gibson; great-grandchildren, Zoey and Luke; mother, Mildred Young; sister, Sherry Kirkwood and husband James; niece, Kellie Reeder; nephew, John Paul Riley and a host of other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Gibson, Shane Gibson, John Paul Riley, Randy Porter, Jeff Porter and Shannon Blakeney.
Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Published on August 23, 2017
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