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Mary Kathleen Gibson

May 20, 1927 December 23, 2018
Mary Kathleen Gibson
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Mary Kathleen Gibson of Knoxville passed on to her eternal reward on Sunday, December 23, 2018. Mrs. Gibson was born in May of 1927 in St Paul Minnesota to Edward and Agnes Lavelle; Mary Kathleen was the eldest of their three children. Her parents and siblings, Ann and Jack preceded her in death.

Mrs. Gibson attended St Marys College in Minnesota and St Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa for her RN and BSN. While attending St Ambrose College she met, became engaged to, and shortly thereafter, married George D Gibson of Illinois. After several years of traveling around the world for the Foreign Service, Mr and Mrs. Gibson settled in Manassas Virginia with their four children.

Mrs. Gibson was very active in her Manassas community and All Saints Catholic Church where she sang in the choir for over forty years. After her husband of fifty five years died in 2009, she moved to the retirement community at Shannondale in Knoxville, Tennessee in October of 2013 to be near her family.

Mrs. Gibson is survived by her four children, Patrick (Cindy), Matthew (Robin), Athena and Colleen; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel with a Rosary to follow at 3:30 p.m. A Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 620 North Cedar Bluff Road, Knoxville, Tennessee. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Family and friends will gather at 12 noon on Friday, January 4th at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle, Virginia for graveside services and interment.

The Gibson family would like to thank the staff at Shannondale of Knoxville for the fine care she received. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor www.littlesistersofthepoor.org

Click Funeral Home, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Gibson family.


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Visitation

Tuesday

1

Jan

2:00 PM 1/1/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM 1/1/2019 3:30:00 PM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel
9020 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville 37923 TN
United States

Service

Wednesday

2

Jan

10:30 AM 1/2/2019 10:30:00 AM
All Saints Catholic Church

620 North Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923

All Saints Catholic Church
620 North Cedar Bluff Road Knoxville 37923 Tennessee
United States

Graveside

Friday

4

Jan

12:00 PM 1/4/2019 12:00:00 PM
Quantico National Cemetery

18424 Joplin Road
Triangle, Virginia 22171

Quantico National Cemetery
18424 Joplin Road Triangle 22171 Virginia
United States
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