GIBSON, BERNIECE PAULINE - Howell County, Missouri | BERNIECE PAULINE GIBSON - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Berniece Pauline GIBSON

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Glen
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
Oct 19, 1921
Apr 27, 2008

Berniece
Oct 29, 1927
Jul 2, 2014

Funeral services for Glen Robert Gibson, 86, West Plains, were held on Friday, May 2, 2008, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Gibson died at 1:28 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2008, in West Vue Nursing Center. He was born on Oct. 19, 1921, in Shubert, Neb., to Frederick J. Gibson and Nettie B. Moore Gibson. Glen proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He served as a mechanic and pilot aboard the U.S.S. Saipan and was a member of the vessel's original crew at its commission on July 14, 1946. After his discharge from the Navy, Glen returned to Torrington, Wyo. There he met the love of his life, Bernice Pauline Walsh. The two were married on April 15, 1950, in Torrington, Wyo. Glen worked for a gold mining company in Alaska. He owned and operated a store and laundry in Black Hawk, Colo. He later took a job working for Coors and resided in Golden, Colo., until his retirement in 1968, at which time the family moved to Alton, Mo. Glen farmed in Alton for several years before moving with Bernice to Mansfield, Mo. The two returned to West Plains last year. Glen is preceded in death by his parents, five siblings and his daughter, Mary Annell (Gibson) Sippy. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Gibson; his son, Cecil Robert Gisbson; his son, Arthur William Gibson; his daughter-in-law, Carolyn Gibson; his son-in-law, Mark Sippy; his grandchildren, Jennifer (Gibson) Miller and husband, Christopher, Eric Gibson and wife, Emily, Marcus Sippy, David Sippy and Deidra Sippy; one great-grandson, Samuel Miller and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Burial was at the Veterans Section at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Vue Activities Fund and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Graveside services for Berniece Pauline (Walsh) Gibson, 86, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gibson died 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at West Vue Nursing Center. She was born October 29, 1927 to the late John J. Walsh and Ida M. Grable Walsh in Mitchell, Nebraska. Bernice was married to Glen Robert Gibson in Torrington, Wyoming on April 15, 1950. To their union were born three children, Cecil Robert, Arthur William and Mary Annell Gibson
Bernice and Glen moved from Wyoming to Colorado, where they lived for several years before moving the family to Alton, Missouri in the late 60?s. Bernice worked at the Alton Bank for many years until her retirement. She and Glen enjoyed their many friends in Alton. After her retirement, Bernice and Glen moved to Mansfield where she enjoyed volunteering at the Library, many friends and their daily walks to the Post Office before moving to West Plains in 2007.
Bernice is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, her husband, Glen Robert Gibson, her daughter, Mary Annell Sippy, and her son, Arthur William Gibson.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer Miller, husband, Christopher, Eric Gibson, wife, Emily, all of West Plains, Marcus Sippy, Dallas, Texas, David Sippy and Deidra Sippy, both of Tulsa, Oklahoma; her great-grandchildren, Samuel and Hanna Miller and Jack Gibson; son, Cecil Robert Gibson; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Gibson; son-in-law, Mark Sippy; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; and her special family at West Vue.
Mrs. Gibson will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Saturday, July 5th until noon, Sunday, July 6th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Contributed on 6/15/16 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 6/15/16 • Approved: 6/15/16 • Last Updated: 4/5/18 • R793002-G793001-S3

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