Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home & Guilford Memorial Park

6000 W. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC


Iris Cates Gibson

September 20, 1952March 22, 2020

Iris Cates Gibson, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at her home. She was born on September 20, 1952 in Guilford County, the daughter of Eulis Jasper and Frances Rippy Cates. Funeral services will be private on Friday, March 27th, 10:00 am. Iris was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Carlis Cates. Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 25 years, Kenneth W. Gibson; son, Scott David Neese and wife Cassie of Greensboro, NC; daughter, Sheri Dawn McCormick of Greensboro NC; son, Joseph Dale Neese and fiancée Lisa of Franklinville, NC; step-son, Christopher Michael Gibson and wife Sara of Greensboro, NC; sisters, Mavis Holiday and husband Daniel of Greensboro, NC, Phyllis Guthrie of Greensboro, NC; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The service may be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/HanesLineberry/ It will be under posts once it starts streaming live. Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.com


  • Private family services will be held on Friday, 10:00 a.m.


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Candice Kirkman

March 28, 2020

We were so shocked and saddened by the news of Iris untimely passing. Praying for strength and peace for you now and in the days ahead. Scotty, Sherry and Joey we wish we could make it better.

Libby Holt

March 26, 2020

For the Family of Iris, My Friend and God's Angel is watching down upon you all, I Loved her like a Sister and we shared 2 beautiful grandchildren, Logan and Haylynn, we will miss her and continue to Love her and we will join her at the throne of Jesus one day soon. God Bless You All, Love to All, Libby and all the family 😢❤🥀🥀🥀🥀

Dan Thomas

March 25, 2020

Sheri, never had pleaure of knowing your mom. However I am so fortunate she brought a lovely lady in the world in you. Gary and I consider you like a sister we never had.....

You are strong and have tremendous faith Sheri. You will get thru this....Gary and I have been thru it and God will guide you! Give yourself time to grieve over your lovely mom, and you will come back STRONG, the way your mom wants! God be with you, bless you always!

Hugs and Prayers,

Dan Thomas

Abbey Efird

March 25, 2020

So sorry Sheri! Please know we are thinking of you and your family in this time.
Much love,
Abbey, Robbie and the boys.
Sending hugs

Cindy Justice

March 25, 2020

So sorry to her of Iris's sudden passing. God needed another angel. It's been many years since I had saw her until y'all moved on Rocket Rd. Keeping the family in my prayers. R I P Iris

Sara Gibson

March 25, 2020

You will forever hold a special spot in our hearts. Thank you for being a great Nana to Alysha, she will always hold your memories close. She is already practicing her makeup. We love and miss you. Love Chris, Alysha, and Sara Gibson

Joel and Ronda Gibson

March 24, 2020

Dear Ken,

We just wanted to let you know how very sorry we were to learn of Iris’ sudden passing. We have so many fond memories of sharing holidays at mom and pop’s with the family, laughing and watching all the little ones open their Christmas presents. We could see the joy in Iris’ eyes. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you as well as all ya’ll’s kids and grandkids. Love to all, Joel and Ronda