In Remembrance of Geraldine Gibson
Date of Death: 03-09-2019
Burial: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 03-12-2019
Geraldine Gibson, 94, of Gower, MO passed away, Saturday, March 9, 2019.
She was born on April 1, 1924 to Lon and Nellie (Waters) Gray in St. Joseph, MO. Geraldine grew up in Gower and graduated from Gower High School. She then attended Northwest Missouri Teachers College.
On November 25, 1954 she was united in marriage to David R. Gibson. After their marriage they lived near rural Gower where they farmed and raised their family. Her husband, David, passed away, April 13, 2016.
Geraldine worked at the News Press in the Advertising Department and the Army Effects Bureau during WWII. She also worked for Standard Oil in the Commercial Department and KFEQ-TV.
Geraldine was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Gower where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She was a secretary for the New Harmony Cemetery and charter member of Chat-N-Nibble Club.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her grandson, Brian Swope.
Geraldine is survived by her children, DiAnne (Steve) Swope, Kristy (Lee) Masquelier, Jim (Donna) Gibson; grandchildren, Kelly Swope, Jayme (Eric) Hall, Brad Moore, Jeff (Elizabeth) Gibson, and Kyle Moore; great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Annistyn Hall; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 12th at the First Baptist Church in Gower with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Inurnment: Allen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church.
Arrangements, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.