MAULDIN, S.C.- Debrah Lynn Lemons 'Debbie' Gibson, 59, wonderful wife, mother and 'MawMaw', passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at McCall Hospice Home.
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Debbie was born Dec. 4, 1953, in Shelby, 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 an NICU nurse with St. Francis and Greenville Memorial Hospitals.
She married Stephen Gibson on Sep. 3, 1972, in Shelby. Surviving in addition to her husband are two children, Rebecca Diane Gibson McNair (Ian) of Portland, Ore., 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.
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Palmetto Mortuary Chapel, 1313 A Miller Road, Greenville, S.C.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Cleveland Memorial Park, Boiling Springs
Funeral Home: Cremation Society of South Carolina is serving the Gibson family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MS Society at www.nationalmssociety.org.
Published in Shelby Star on May 1, 2013