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Georgia Gibbons

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Georgia Rose Gibbons, 94, of Athens, Ga., formerly of Leachville, Ark., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living Facility in Athens.

Born near Leachville, daughter of the late Frank and Georgia Beauchamp Minirth, she was a homemaker and a member of Leachville Baptist Church.

She married James Rose, who preceded her in death in 1978 and later married Tommy Gibbons, who preceded her in death in 2002.

Survivors include one son, Claude Rose, of Jackson, Miss.; one daughter, Mary Mellein, of Watkinsville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Johnathan, Jennifer, Timothy, Lisa and Mark and three great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Tate and Bella Elizabeth.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, at the Howard Funeral Home in Leachville.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rudy Davis officiating.

Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery.