KINGS MOUNTAIN- Mary Ruth Ware Gibbons, 92, of Kings Mountain, died on May 1, 2013, at White Oak Manor of Shelby in room 37-C.
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She was born on Oct. 7, 1920, in Cleveland County.
She was a life long member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Kings Mountain.
As Jesus took her hand, she is now with all those who went on before her: her parents, Rufus Alexander and Hattie Dellinger Ware; her husband, David Guy Gibbons; her brothers, Frank, Clyde, and Fred Ware; her sisters, Florence White and Ethel Kiser; her children, Katherine Willis, Tony Gibbons; and son-in-law, Jerry Hall.
She is survived by her children, Elaine Hall of Paoli, Ind., Roland Gibbons and his wife Debbie of Fallston, Bruce Gibbons of Kings Mountain and his friend Betty Whiten of Blacksburg, S.C., Randy Gibbons and his wife Rita of Kings Mountain, Gary Gibbons and his wife Helen of Shelby; her sister, Sue Lewis and her husband Earl of Fallston; and special friends of Mama Mary, Judy Ledbetter, Barbara Hunter and Carolyn Dillard of Shelby; and numerous grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour before the service in the church.
Celebration of Life Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Baptist Church
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Gibbons
Online Condolences: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on May 3, 2013