Junior Gibbons, age 85, of Houston, Texas, passed from this life on December 16, 2020 in Houston. He was born on September 1, 1935 in Umpire, Arkansas to Jessie and Susie Gibbons.
Junior was raised and lived in Hatton, Arkansas before moving to Houston. He was united in marriage to Emma Omalee Gibbons, the love of his life, for 55 years. Junior worked as a glass cutter for Binswanger Glass for over 45 years. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening. After retiring in 1998, Junior and Omalee would load up their camper every year and pull their bass boat to De Queen Lake, where they would spend a month camping and fishing. He lived on Dr. Pepper and sweets! Junior loved spending time with
his family, he will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Dockery and husband John of Katy, Texas; granddaughter Beth L. Dockery of Katy, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Junior is preceded in death by his wife, Emma Omalee Gibbons; his parents, Jessie and Susie Gibbons; son, Michael Loy Gibbons; granddaughter, Jennifer Ann Dockery; sisters, Irene Rutledge, and Lavalle Gilley; and brothers, Lee Gibbons, Olan Gibbons, and J.T. Gibbons.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas. Brother Donnie Jewell will officiate under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home