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IN MEMORY OF
Morgan, Rebecca Jane

Morgan, Rebecca Jane  April 9, 2014 age 88 of Wayne, MI.  

Beloved wife of the late Marion "Tony".

Daughter of the late Van DeHaven Baker and Catherine Pearl Lamar Baker.

Sister of the late Franklin Dehaven Baker, Mary Catherine Baker and Thomas Matthew Baker.

Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral at the Uht Funeral Home 35400 Glenwood Rd., Westland, MI Saturday, April 12, 7 pm.

Family will receive friends Saturday 3-7 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made be made to Hospice of Michigan, St. John Ev. Lutheran Church or Michigan Humane Society.

Please visit and sign a tribute at www.uhtfh.com.

Graveside services are at 2:00 pm Tuesday April 15, 2014 at Memory Gardens in Hawesville, KY.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.  Online condolences may be left for Rebecca’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.    

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IN MEMORY OF
Aline Roberts

Aline Roberts, 82, of Eastview, KY went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday March 28, 2014 at North Hardin Health and Rehab.  Aline was born on May 8, 1931 in Hancock County to the late Ernest and Beatrice Craft Jackson.  She was a caregiver.  

Survivors include two daughters Linda Buck and Barbara Sutton; four sons Charlie Swihart, Gary Roberts, Ricky Roberts and Kenny Roberts; 14 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; a sister Georgie Jackson; a brother Charles Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

Services are at 1:00 pm Tuesday April 1, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Cloverport Cemetery.  Aline’s family will greet friends from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday and from 7:00 am until service time Tuesday.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Thomas Robert Bartlett

Thomas Robert Bartlett, 78, of Hawesville died, Friday, March 28, 2014 in Whitesville.  He was born on December 2, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Earl and Merle Clemons Bartlett. He was a carpenter.

He is survived by a son, Jeff Bartlett.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at St. William Catholic Church Cemetery, Knottsville.  Visitation will be held from noon until 1 p.m. Sunday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Ruth R. Powers

Ruth R. Powers, 93, of Boonville, IN., passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehab in Newburgh, IN.  She was born in Hawesville, KY on January 4, 1921to the late V.H. and Josie Sanders Ray.   Ruth was a member of Dukes Cumberland Presbyterian Church and work at GE in Tell City for 18 years and retired from Owensboro Daviess County Hospital after 19 years of service.  She is preceded in death by her sister, Brownie Powers and a brother James Ray.

Survivors include her two sons, Sam Powers (Meryle) of Boonville and Allen Powers (Brenda) of Newburgh; four grandchildren, Cyndi Saltzman (Daryl), Kim Jolley (Jim), Terri McCarty (Jim) and Mark Powers; 10 great-grandchildren, Jordan Saltzman (Rebecca), Samantha Saltzman, Jessica Hite (Brandon), Jaime Jolley, Mathew Knight (Joanna), Maggie Powers, Bucky Powers, Jennifer Decker, Randy Morris and Sandy Goings (Kyle); a brother, Paul Ray along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, KY with burial in Serenity Hills.  Ruth’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to Dukes Cumberland Presbyterian Church, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Marian Ashworth Gibson

Marian Ashworth Gibson, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Oakwood Health Campus, Tell City.  She was born in Cleveland, OH on March 20, 1926 to the late Virgil (Hackey) and Ella Mickel Ashworth.  Marian was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church, Hawesville Eastern Star and a former Hawesville City Council member.  Along with her husband, Kesner Gibson, they bought Goering Funeral Home in 1951 which is now Gibson & Son Funeral Home.  She enjoyed watching all sports (especially the Hancock County Hornets), canning, gardening and tending to her flowers.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Kesner Gibson in 2005.

Survivors include her son, David Gibson and his wife Ellen; three grandchildren; Christy Roberts and her husband Johnny (Chic), D. A. Gibson and his wife Brooke and Bryan Gibson; three great grandchildren, Lara Roberts, Lexie Roberts and Brylee Gibson; a step daughter, Beverly Temme and a step great granddaughter, Taylor Roberts.

Funeral Services will be held at noon on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Hawesville Baptist Church with burial in Memory Gardens, Hawesville.  Marian’s family will be greeting friends on Friday, March 21, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 7 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Memorial contributions can be made in Marian’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Thelma Dorothy Newman Rice

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Thelma Dorothy Newman Rice, 93, of Hawesville, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Perry County Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Hawesville on September 11, 1920 to the late Isom and Viva Spencer Newman.  She was a homemaker.  At the time of her death, Thelma was the oldest living member of Mt. Eden Baptist Church and taught Sunday School there for 50 years.  Thelma enjoyed cooking and gardening.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Kenneth Rice (1996), two sisters, Beulah Powers and Murl Adkins and four brothers, Orville, Earl, Wilbur and Homer Newman.

Survivors include her three daughters, Shirley Raikes of Morehead, KY, Shelia Dixon (Joe) of Hawesville and Stephanie Anthony (Van); two sons, Shelby Rice (Regina) of Hawesville and Steve Rice (Lisa) of Lewisport; 8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; a sister in law, Eugenia Newman along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2014 at Mt. Eden Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Thelma’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.     

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IN MEMORY OF
Anita Robertson

Anita Robertson, 84, of Hawesville passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Oakwood Health Campus, Tell City.  She was born in Hancock County on October 6, 1929 to the late Claude and Virginia Minnett Robertson.  Anita retired as Hancock County Clerk and was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her brothers Keith and Martin Robertson and a nephew, Johnny Robertson.

Survivors include her niece’s, Linda Meador (Joel), Karen Dunagan (Duane) and a nephew, Martin Robertson, Jr. (Donna); 13 great nieces and nephews and 9 great great nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Hawesville Baptist Church with burial in Serenity Hills. Anita’s family will be greeting friends from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Alleen Snyder Adkins

Alleen Snyder Adkins, 90, of Hawesville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday February 22, 2014 at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City, IN with her family at her side.  She was born in Hancock County on May 30, 1923 to the late Minor and Mary Florence Meserve Snyder.  She was a member at Hawesville Baptist Church, a housewife and helped at the Help Office.  She was preceded in death by her husband James “Jim” Adkins and a son in law Harold “Doug” Conner.

Survivors include her daughter Judy Conner of Hawesville; a granddaughter Paula Jo Sinnett; four grandchildren Robert Burnett, Jessica Burnett, Conner Sinnett and Greg Sinnett.  

Services are at 11:00 am Wednesday February 26, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Alleen’s family will be greeting friends from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 am until service time.  The family request all donations be made to the Alleen Adkins Memorial Fund, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Mary Jo Adkins Estes

Mary Jo Adkins Estes, 84, of Lewisport, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday February 12, 2014 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Mary Jo was born on July 28, 1929 in Hancock County to the late Bluford and Josie Scifres Adkins.  Mary Jo was a member of First Baptist Church and a housewife.  She loved her flowers and garden and made the best hickory nut pie anyone ever tasted.   She was preceded in death by her husband John W. “Dot” Estes, two sisters Murline McCaslin and Effie Powers and a brother Samuel Adkins.

Survivors include a daughter Doanna Estes Hodskins of Lewisport; a grandson Jody Hodskins; three great grandchildren Nick Hodskins (Gina), Kyle Hodskins and Skyla Hodskins; two great great-grandsons, Shelby Ford and Brody Hodskins; two sisters Dolores (Carlis) Boling and Martha Husk;  a brother Ray (Ella Mae) Adkins; three sister in laws, Rose Margaret McCollum, Mary Puckett and Kaye Beth Adkins and a brother in law, Gene McCaslin along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday February 16, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville with burial in Lewisport Cemetery.  Mary Jo’s family will be greeting friends from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Saturday and from 9:00 am until service time Sunday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home.

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Gibson and Son Funeral Home
275 Court Square
PO Box 87
Hawesville, Ky 42348

Phone: (270)927-6741

Fax: (270)927-8737

e-mail: gibsonsonfuneral@bellsouth.net

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