June 19, 1937 ~ October 1, 2022

Born in: Henderson County, NC
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Melba Wilson Gibson, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 1, 2022.

She was a daughter of the late Rom Wilson and Sallie Wilson Lamb and was also preceded in death by siblings, Charles Wilson, Kenneth Wilson, Robert Wilson, Jeter Wilson, Carl Wilson, Clyde Wilson and Eve Oaks.

Melba is survived by her three daughters, Teresa Gibson, Heidi Jones (Alan) and Melody Gibson; grandchildren, Jessica Walker (Grier Gay), James Hensley, Garrett Hensley, Savannah Hensley; sisters, Lois Dillingham (Charles), Sheila Morgan (Ray), Ruth “Melody” Carver (the late Aubrey); brothers, Marlin Wilson (Opal) and Glenn Lamb and extended family, Kimberly Sutton, who she loved as a daughter, Kent Johnson, Ronnie and Carolyn Frisbee, Tony and Judy Holliday, David and RuthAnn Brown, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

She will also be missed by her beloved fur babies, Storm, Isabella and Angel.

Melba was a good, Godly and Christian woman who loved the Lord. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 29 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Reverend Steve Brockwell and Charles Coxie officiating. Her family will greet friends at the funeral home immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, her family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.

Services

Celebration of Life: October 29, 2022 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Chapel

Visitation: October 29, 2022 2:30 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Melba Wilson Gibson's name.

St. Jude Children's Hospital


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  1. Melba you were my sister but you were like a Mother to me. I have missed you and you will always hold a deep place in my heart. Love you forever. I will see you again with all our loved ones. My ZACHARY left me Oct 4 3 days after you left. I have had a broken heart but God is carrying me. R. I. P. Till we meet again.

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  2. Prayers for all of the family an the friends. Mom you were truly like a mom to me. You took me in as another daughter. You told me some very important things that I will never forget. We have had such good times together an appreciate them dearly. Precious memories ✨️! Life is different but the promise you heard me make to you holds true. Until we meet again know I will keep my promise. Love you. 💗 💗

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  3. Memories, Let them fill your mind, warm your heart and carry you through this difficult time. Go rest high on the mountain, God`s humble servant!

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