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 Mildred Evelyn <I>Lynch</I> Gibson

Mildred Evelyn Lynch Gibson

Heards, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Dec 2010 (aged 89)
Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62716395 · View Source
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Mildred Evelyn Lynch Gibson of Charlottesville, died on Wednesday, December 8, 2010.

She was born July 7, 1921, at Heards, Virginia, in Albemarle County, the daughter of the late Ashby Clinton Lynch and Pearl Wells Lynch.

She was predeceased by her husband, Melvin Earl Gibson Sr. in 1989. Mrs. Gibson was also predeceased by two sisters, Ruth M. Lynch and Hazel Lynch Wine; and six brothers, Spurgeon Lynch, Manford Lynch, Herman Lynch, Donald Lynch, Ronnie Lynch, and Paige Lynch.

Mrs. Gibson was a member of the First United Methodist Church for many years. She was a former member of the Town and Country Home Makers, the Christian Women's Club, and the Senior Center.

Mrs. Gibson was a devoted, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her greatest joy and delight was her family. Her precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who she loved and adored, were so dear to her heart.

She is survived by her three wonderful, loving sons, Melvin E. Gibson Jr. "Dick" and his wife, Pam, of Charlottesville, Michael E. Gibson and his wife, Ruth, of Earlysville, and Micky E. Gibson of Keswick. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, Scott Gibson and his wife, Carolyn, Trevor Gibson and his wife, Dianna, Brooke Gibson Murdock and her husband, Alex, Meg Gibson Janucik and husband, Stephen, Ellen Gibson Chaney and her husband, Benjy, Grace Gibson Richenberg and her husband, Chad, Jesse Gibson and his wife, Meghan; Sarah Gibson Goode and her husband, Greg; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pearl Dimple Nelson of Concord, Virginia and Erma Lynch Oliver of Silver Spring, Maryland; two sisters-in-law, Alease Lynch and Wilma Lynch; and many nieces and nephews.

Mildred's life was a blessing to hold and be grateful for each day. She was a kind and gentle person. She loved her church, reading, and long walks.

A graveside service will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 11, 2010, at Holly Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Ashley Abarca-Mitchell officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300; Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Published in the Daily Progress from December 9 to December 11, 2010

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