Effie Pearl Gibson

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Effie Pearl Gibson, a Vicksburg resident, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9 in the Shady Lawn Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. She was 88.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thoams Gibson Sr.; her sister, Clara Squire; brother-in-law, Albert Squire Sr.

She is survived by her five stepsons, Thomas Gibson Jr., Johnny Gibson, Harry Gibson, Darnell Gibson and William Kenny Gibson; her stepdaughters, Emma Ruth Ferrell, Carrie Hilliard, Pearlina Stewart, Mary Grimes, Valentina Elmore, and Paula Sue Gibson; her caregivers, Pastor June Chiplin Thomas and Wanda Clark; and members of the Squire and Gibson families.

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Funeral services for Effie Pearl Gibson are to be held on Saturday, Jan. 15 graveside at 2 p.m. in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 14 in the funeral home from 5 to 6 p.m.