Rosa Gibbs (1942 - 2017)

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Rosa Irene Gibbs
1/25/1942 - 2/8/2017
Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Rosa Irene Gibbs, 75, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her Longview home following a battle with cancer.
Services will be held March 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Greenleaf Friends Church in Greenleaf, ID with her Son-in-law, Pastor Devin Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
Rosa was born January 25, 1942 in Greenleaf, ID to Rachael (Selby) and Arthur Myers. Rosa graduated Valedictorian from Greenleaf Friends Academy in 1960. She went on to graduate Haviland Bible College and Fresno Community College with a BA. She married Eutimio Zavala July 1962, in Greenleaf, ID. They had three daughters, Rosa (Chica), Melinda, and Monica. Rosa was a co-owner of Tim's Tiger Restaurant in Brawley, CA before moving on to El Centro Housing Authority where she worked for 20 years, retiring in 2011.
Rosa married David R. Gibbs in El Centro, CA January 21, 2012 and moved to Longview, WA soon after.
Rosa was a faithful member of the Nazarene Church, and will be remembered for the encouragement she provided to anyone who wanted a closer walk with Christ, her love of helping the people her worked for and for her beautiful smile.
She was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Teter; nephew Steven Teter (Trina, KS); nephew David Brown, and brother-in-law Gil Pinto.
Rosa is survived by her husband David Gibbs Longview WA; sister Edith Pinto Greenleaf ID; brother Leroy Myers (Florence) Canby OR; daughters Rosa Hull (Mitchell) Longview WA; Melinda Coleman (Gordon) Greenleaf ID; Monica Anderson (Devin) El Centro CA; grandsons Timothy Coleman (Cassandra) Wichita KS; Caleb Coleman Medford OR and Seth Anderson El Centro CA; granddaughters Shelby Anderson El Centro CA and Ariel Coleman Greenleaf ID; Nieces and Nephews Douglas Brown (Missy) OK; Diana Payne AK; Shirley Kluver (Dan) OR; Ken Brown (Shirley) WA; Joanne Warren (Greg) ID; Jack Brown (Maria) OR; Roy Brown OR; Ginger McGovern OK; Randy Myers (LInda), OR; Jeanine LeShana (Jim) KS; Lynell Bachmeier (Michael) CAN; Marlin Myers (Tammy) OR; and Bob Teter (Stacey) OR.

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Greenleaf Friends Church
20535 Academy Rd
Greenleaf, ID 83626
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Feb. 18, 2017