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Katie Harper Gimber
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1914
Jena
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1985
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Services for Mrs. Katie Harper Gimber, 71, of Jonesboro, Louisiana were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, at Edmonds Funeral Chapel in Jonesboro. Dr. Herb Dickerson officiated with Kenneth Brown assisting. Burial followed in Gayla Traina Memorial Cemetery in Jonesboro.

She died Monday, November 25, 1985, at Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport.

Mrs. Gimber, who was born at Jena, Louisiana, moved with her husband to Jena 49 years ago, taught school for 37 years in Jackson Parish and was the first to instruct a gifted and talented program. She also taught 2 years at the former Ouachita Parish Junior College in Monroe, predecessor of Northeast Louisiana University [now University of Louisiana at Monroe}. She was a member of Crescent Chapter No. 64, Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

Survivors are her husband, James P. "Jimmy" Gimber of Jonesboro; one son, Jim Gimber of LaPlace, Louisiana; one daughter, Mrs. Dewanna Pipes of Jonesboro; one brother, Theron Harper of Alexandria; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Herron of Alexandria; and six grandchildren.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, November 27, 1985 
 
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 Spouse:
  James P. Gimber (1911 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gayla Traina Memorial Cemetery
Jonesboro
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54123693
Katie <i>Harper</i> Gimber
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Love you Grammie!
- Amy Hough
 Added: Nov. 22, 2010
 
 
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