Gloria Jean Gibson, 80, of Knoxville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at Carleton Nursing Home in Wellsboro. Born Sept. 13, 1941 in Corning, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Robert J. Gibson Sr. and Esther (Scouten) Sherman.
Gloria liked to crochet, draw and paint. She was a great artist. She loved NASCAR and football and was a Tony Stewart and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Gloria is survived by her daughter, Sonja Ray; three grandchildren, Kevin Ray, Michael Fye and Jennifer Smith; a brother, Vernon and Christine Gibson of Montoursville; her sister, Sharon and Gene Heck of Knoxville; her aunt, Gert Fitzsimmons of Corning, N.Y. and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Robert J. Gibson Jr. and a sister. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland on Thursday, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. A memorial service will be held immediately following at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ed Rodarmel officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Sep. 21 to Sep. 28, 2021.