Bernice Gibbs, 95, of Big Spring, formerly of Knott, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel with Jess Colegrove, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.|
She was born June 6, 1920 to Sam and Elizabeth Baird McMillan in Red River County, Texas. She married Cecil Gibbs on March 27, 1942. They were members of the Church of Christ in Knott. Bernice and her husband Cecil farmed in the Knott community from 1949 until he preceded her in death in 1987. She continued the farm operations and was named Chamber of Commerce Ag Producer of the Year in 1995.
She is survived by one son: Russell Gibbs and wife Carlene of Big Spring; one granddaughter: Hollie Allred and husband Dex of Stanton; two great-granddaughters: Paisyn and Falynn Allred of Stanton; several nieces and nephews including: Wanda Hays and husband Homer of Andrews and Henry Elliott of Dallas; several great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one daughter Noma Linda Gibbs; five sisters and one brother.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online www. myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Feb. 7, 2016