HARLEM, Ga. - Mr. Horace Gibson, 49, of Harlem, entered into rest March 23, 2009, at Doctors Hospital from complications of heart failure.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church in Appling, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Felton officiating. Interment was in Second Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Gibson was employed with the Columbia County Board of Education as a maintenance man for 30 years. He was also the owner of Gibson Lawn Service. He was a very compassionate man who loved to work. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, that will be missed dearly.
Survivors include a devoted wife of 24 years, Elizabeth Ann Gibson; a daughter, LaSha Trammell, Harlem; two grandchildren, Amya and Eric Jackson; one goddaughter, Brittany Curry, all of Harlem; a loving mother, Ester Mae Choice, Harlem; one sister, Roxie Gibson, Grovetown; two godsisters, Jackie (Charlie) Jefferson and Willie Jean (Leon) Pullings, all of Harlem; three brothers, Douglas (Angie) Gibson, Evans, Melvin (Tanja) Gibson and Eugene Thomas, all of Harlem; three godbrothers, Leroy (Gloria) Jones, Harlem, Johnny (Christine) Jones, Jim (Louis) Choice, all of Martinez; a devoted mother-in-law, Amanda T. Curry, Appling; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.