January 16, 1939 - December 3, 2021
Reba “Drexel” Gibson, born January 16, 1939, left her worldly home and walked into the loving arms of her Savior on December 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Gibson, her parents, Bryan and Gladys Rice, brothers, Willard and Roger Rice, a sister, Maxine Gibson (Charles Gibson) and a great grandson, Elias Reid Kesler. She is survived by her children, Sherri Hensley, Kim Hesson (Allen), Penny Kesler (Bruce) and JR Gibson (Lori). She is also survived by one sister, Sharon Davis, one step sister, Pat Thorton (Vernon). She leaves behind eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren who brought her so much joy. She retired from Putnam County Board of Education and made her home in Culloden, WV. The family would like to give a very special thanks to her caregivers, Kara and Marlene who loved and cared for her like she was family. We would also like to thank our special Aunt Sharon for the many nights she stayed with her to help with her care. Special thanks also to Kanawha Hospice for the care and compassion they have shown to allow her final days to be handled with dignity and peace, and to Debbie Conard for the many trips she made to her house to make sure she always looked her best. And finally, to Bethel Baptist Church and Pastor Biggs and his wife, Mary, we are forever grateful for the love you have shown through your fellowship and faithfulness in her final days. While we mourn the loss of our precious mother, we know her suffering is over and shes forever home. She will be taken to her final resting place by her grandsons and nephew. Psalms 23; Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil for thou art with me….. Funeral service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane WV with Pastor Biggs officiating. Burial will follow in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane WV. Friends may visit an hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, WV 25526 is honored to handle Mrs. Gibson’s arrangements.
Reba “Drexel” Gibson, born January 16, 1939, left her worldly home and walked into the loving arms of her Savior on December 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Gibson, her parents, Bryan and Gladys Rice,... View Obituary & Service Information
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