Ina Mae Gibson, 84, of Cleveland, TN, passed away, Monday January 7, 2013 in a local hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Gibson; son, Donald Wayne Gibson; and parents, Jay Leonard Collins and Annie Spurlin Collins.
She is survived by her daughter, Janice Forsythe and husband Bryan of Cleveland; one grandson, Zachary Gibson of Chattanooga; daughter-in-law, Karen Gibson of Chattanooga; four sisters, Pansy Seaborn of Birchwood, Frances Brown and husband James of Georgetown, Beth Mooneyham and husband Earl and Clara Stinnett and husband Jerry, all of Cleveland; four brothers, James Leonard Collins and wife Betty of Athens; Harold “Buddy” Collins and wife Mary of Chauteau, OK, Paul Collins and wife Belinda of Cleveland and Gene Collins and wife Sue of Georgetown; devoted uncle, Robert “Ford” Spurlin of Huntsville, AL; special friend, Nancy Poteet; loving caregiver, Fay Hall, both of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 10, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Earl Farris and Jeff Stinnett officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends, Wednesday, January 9, from 5-8 p.m. at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.