Debrah Lynn Lemons 'Debbie' Gibson, 59, wonderful wife, mother and 'MawMaw', passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at McCall Hospice Home.
Debbie was born Dec. 4, 1953 in Shelby, NC, a daughter of Marjorie Sisk Lemons of Shelby, and the late Floyd Huland Lemons. She graduated from Crest High School in 1972, earned degrees from Southern Wesleyan and Greenville Tech, and spent her career as a NICU nurse with St. Francis and Greenville Memorial Hospitals.
She married Stephen Gibson on Sep. 3, 1972 in Shelby, NC. Surviving in addition to her husband are two children, Rebecca Diane Gibson McNair (Ian) of Portland, OR, and Randy Mark Gibson of Mauldin; two precious grandchildren, Olivia Anne and Logan Huland; one sister, Terrie Jill Gibson (David) of Shelby; and her beloved beagles, Blue and Sarah. Predeceased was one of her beagles, Chole. She also leaves behind her best friend, Karen Covington; her mother-in-law, Barbara Gibson, and sister-in-law, Joan Gibson, both of Shelby; numerous aunts and uncles, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Thurs., May 2 at Palmetto Mortuary Chapel, 1313A Miller Rd., Greenville, SC 29607. Graveside service will be at 11 AM, Fri., May 3 at Cleveland Memorial Park, Boiling Springs, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MS Society, www.nationalmssociety.org
Cremation Society of South Carolina is serving the Gibson family.