OBITUARY

Mildred Lillian Gibson

September 20, 1929January 1, 2021
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Mildred Lillian Gibson was called home to be with the Lord on January 1, 2021.

Mildred was born on September 20th 1929 in Kingston, West Virginia to the late William H. Duckworth and Lorraine (Logan) Duckworth. She and her Brother Jessie were born of this union.

On December 15th,1949, after a 2-year courtship, Mildred married the love of her life, Robert H. Gibson. To this union they were blessed with 6 children, Connie, Karen, Sharon, Robert II, Kenneth, Sherri, her Son, Arthur Lewis, Jr., and adopted Son Earl Boffman. She loved her family, Grandchildren and extended family. She and her husband moved to Akron in 1951. She was a faithful member of First Apostolic Faith Church, and prior to this membership, she was a faithful member of Peoples Baptist Church.

In her 91 years she loved baking, cake decorating, entertaining, home making and was an immaculate housekeeper.

She is survived by her children, Connie Walker, Karen (Carl) Ingram, Robert (Lorraine) Gibson, Kenneth (Gwendolyn) Gibson, Sherri Pascal, 16 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, 4 Great Great Grandchildren, Brother-n-law Walter Gibson and Sister-n-law Jacqueline Gibson. Extended children, Barry Brown, Torrie (Ken) Stokes, Adopted Sister, Ann Bushner, special friends Nedradine Hill, Dora Clark and a host of extended Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Lorraine Duckworth, her husband Robert, son Arthur Lewis, grandson Brian Walker, brothers Jessie Duckworth, Paul Duckworth, Clarence Duckworth, brother-in-law Eugene Gibson, sister-in-law Ernestine Ross, Margaret Davis and son-in-law Johnny Walker.

Services

  • Walk-thru Visitation

    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Private Family Funeral Service

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Memories

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Valerie Dawson-Porter

January 12, 2021

Mr. & Mrs. Gibson will forever be in my heart and memory. As a child, a lot of time was spent at the Gibson house as they were great friends of my parents (the Dawson's). After seeing me admire a beautiful 9-tier wedding cake at a bridal show, she lovingly displayed her baking skills, Mrs. Gibson gifted me a beautiful and tasty replica of that cake over 37 years ago.

It warmed my heart to see and speak with her most recently at Sharon's service.

My prayers and sincere condolences to the family, she was a true gem, a strong, kind and loving woman.

May God Bless the Gibson Family!

Valerie Dawson-Porter

Samuel Hampton

January 11, 2021

Many great memories of Mother Gibson. May God strengthen the family during this time of loss. We send our love and blessings. Suffragan Bishop Samuel and Dr. Lula Hampton Sr.

Georgette Prince-Stone

January 10, 2021

Rest in Paradise together again! Ms Gibson thank you and Mr Gibson for many great great memories love you forever
Sending my Condolences to the family .

Vickie Boudreaux

January 9, 2021

I remember her kindness and patience when my Mom passed
she was right there for my family
I know she's in heaven and finally
got her wings....I love you Mother Gibson..... To the family,
Thank you for sharing!!!

From:
Vickie Armstead-Boudreaux

Lisa arms tead

January 7, 2021

I love you and will truly miss you and most of all I will miss calling wishing you a happy birthday every year so family god bless all of you

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