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Delcia “Marie” Gibbons

Delcie “Marie” Gibbons age 93 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 in Mena.

Marie was born in Athens, Arkansas on February 7, 1926 to the late James Robert Burk and the late Georgia Kemp Burk. She was married to the late Fairol Gibbons for 63 years. Marie enjoyed reading her Bible, sewing quilts and raising a garden, also canning for her family and friends. She was awarded the President of Resident Council Club and won the “Sharpshooter” award in the nursing home.  Above all she loved God and her family. Marie was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by her son, James Marcus Gibbons and wife Joyce of Cove, Arkansas; grandchildren:  Leon Gibbons, Michele Roberts, Carl Wayne Gibbons, Rusty Gibbons and Brenda Gibbons; eleven great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Kerry Tomlin; and many other friends from the Rich Mountain Nursing Home

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fairol Gibbons; son, Marvin Gibbons; granddaughter, Laura Gibbons; four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service will be Friday, March 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church of the Nazarene in Cove.  Interment will follow in the Cecil Chapel Cemetery with Brother James Squires and Brother Steve Bradley officiating.

Pallbearers are Ray Bailey, Ronnie Gillaspy, Larry Cecil, Terry Scott, Timmy Scott, and Tom Bates.

Honorary pallbearers is her grandsons.

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