Ruth Lee Gibson, 81, of rural Albion, passed away on October 1, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Born in Clearfield, KY, on October 27, 1937, to the late Joseph and Arntie (Hardin) Terrell.
Ruth was married to Clayton Gibson in New Albany, IN, on September 23, 1957. The couple moved to Noble County in 1965. Clayton preceded her in death on October 22, 2007.
She retired from Dana Corp., Churubusco where she worked for 29 years.
She enjoyed gardening, quilting, crafts and IU Basketball. She liked softball and bowling. A devoted mother, she cherished the time she spent with her family. She loved being a Mom, MaMaw and G-Maw to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Ruth is survived by a son, Wayne (Holly) Gibson; two daughters, Sharon (Brian) Smith and Karen (Bob) Koldyke; three sisters, Shirley (Bobby) Johnson, Mazel (Vernon) Mullins and Betty (Danny Barker) Maxey; eight grandchildren, Courtney (Adam) Nelson, Christy (Dave) Shivley, Kelsey (Andrew) Grawcock, Kasey (Ben) Lovell, Chase (Natalie) Gibson, Ashley (Dee) Peoples, Braxton Koldyke and Carlee (friend Dan) Koldyke; 13 great-grandchildren, Grace, Seth and Levi Nelson, Bree, Lexie and Avie Peoples, Judah and Jaina Shivley, Anna, Karson and Kellan Grawcock, Olivia and Nora Gibson and two more on the way!
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a son, Logan Gibson; four brothers, Farris Terrell, Joseph Columbus (Maxine) Terrell, Jr., Glendon (Ruby) Terrell and Raymond (Myrtle) Terrell; two sisters. Linda (Clineon) Mullins and Mable (Kenneth) Perry.
Services will take place at Blue River Church of the Brethren on Friday, October 4, 2019, at 10:30 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service.
Family will also receive friends at the church on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Burial taking place at Wolf Lake Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Logan's Library at Cornerstone Christian School.
Online note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.
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