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Hessie Gibson
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Birth: 1942
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 2011
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Hessie Gibson, 69, of Murphy died Friday, November 11, 2011 in an Asheville hospital. She was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County. She retired after 30 years from the Cherokee County Schools having worked as a teacher's assistant and bus driver. Hessie attended the Mount Zion Baptist Church. She received the Emma Cline Moore Award for community service in 2008.

She was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Nora Fullwood Gibson. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Fullwood.

A graveside service was held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 15 in the Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery with Rev. Louis Grant officiating. Pallbearers were Craig Daniel, Jimmy Houston, Earl McCullough, Terry Summerous, Jake Smith, and Benny Smith.

The family received friends from 6-8 Monday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy.

The family requests memorials be made in memory of Hessie Gibson to the American Cancer Society, Cherokee County Chapter, PO Box 1151, Murphy, NC 28906.

Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements. 
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
Marble
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jerry Hood
Record added: Nov 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81206799
Hessie Gibson
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