Ethelee Fox Gibson, 67, of Asheville, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008, at the Laurels of Summit Ridge.
A native of Buncombe Co., Mrs. Gibson was a daughter of the late Cecil Fox and Mary Faith Fox Floyd. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Lynn Gibson Lowe.
Mrs. Gibson was a loving and caring mother. Her life was her children. She especially enjoyed all of her family's sports activities. She also volunteered for the PTA, and the Girl Scouts. She later became an L.P.N., and worked for the last 15 years at CarePartners. She had the ability to make people laugh. She was a member of Oakley Baptist Church.
Mrs. Gibson is survived by her husband, Claude Gibson; children, Kim Roberts and husband Kenneth, and Andy Gibson, all of Marshall, and Joey Gibson, of Asheville; four grandchildren, Drew Gibson, of Marshall, Brandon Lowe, of the home, Leah Gibson, and Colton Roberts, both of Marshall; sisters, Cecile Rhodes, of Asheville, and Susan Floyd-Cudd, of Charlotte; aunts, Janie Marlowe, and Flora Wilson, both of Asheville.
A funeral service for Mrs. Gibson will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Oakley Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Pierce officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Oakley Baptist Church, 70 Fairview Avenue, Asheville, NC 28803.
The family expresses their appreciation to the members of North Fork Baptist Church for the many kindnesses provided to them.