Gibson, Anna B. (Dalton)

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Anna B. Gibson
Anna B. Gibson

Anna B. Gibson, age 82, of Dalton, Georgia, peacefully departed this life, Friday, October 6, 2017 at Gordon Health Care Center.

Anna was born July 14, 1935 in Hiwassee, Ga. She attended Towns County High School and graduated at the top of her class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Gibson; and parents, Guy Stroud and Lucy Barrett Stroud. Anna was a member of Valley Brook Church of God. 

Anna B. Gibson is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Ella Sue and Reverend Chester Edwards; nephews, Chris and Karen Edwards, Barry and Janet Edwards; great-nephews and nieces, Christopher and GiGi Edwards, Nathan and Chelsie Edwards, Cody Edwards and Caitlin Edwards. Anna’s newest addition to the family was great-nephew, Cole Edwards. She recently had her picture made with Cole and she thought it was the grandest thing ever. Our grandchildren were her grandchildren, she loved them very much and every special occasion, birthdays, Christmas there was always a card with money. 

A service to celebrate the life of Anna B. Gibson, will be held Sunday, Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. from Ponders Melrose Chapel, with Reverend Chester Edwards officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at West Hill Cemetery with Chris Edwards, Barry Edwards, Christopher Edwards, Nathan Edwards, Cody Edwards and Shane Gibson serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends Sunday, Oct. 8, from 12:30 p.m. until the service hour at 3 p.m. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002. 

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