John Carrol Gipson
Published 11:02 am Wednesday, January 18, 2012
TALLULAH — John Carrol “Bub” Gipson, 81, passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at his home in Tallulah.
Bub was born in Hilley, La., on Jan. 18, 1930, to Gordon and Mattie Gipson. He spent much of his life with his Uncle “Son” and Aunt Grace Hedgepeth of Tallulah.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean Hemphill Gipson; two sons, John “Rusty” Gipson Jr. and Bobby W. Gipson (Linda), both of Tallulah; one sister, Elizabeth Thomas; three granddaughters, Allison Barritt of Vicksburg and Emma Bonner and Heather Dolen, and two great-grandsons, all of Sumter, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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Visitation will be from 5:30 until 7:30 tonight at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Saints Rest Cemetery in Lincoln Parish.