Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Gaynelle Wright Bates Gibson, age 91, of Fayetteville will be conducted at 11 AM Monday at Riverview Memorial Gardens with Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Mrs. Gibson passed away Thursday morning, December 24, at her residence.
A daughter of the late Grady Wright, Sr. and Ailene McNatt Wright, she was a native of Lincoln County, owner/operator of Sun Rose Dairy, retired from Lincoln County Hospital, and a member of Fayetteville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children Jane Johnson and husband Clyde, C.N. Bates and wife Barbara, Robert Bates and wife Brenda of Leheigh Acres, Fl, step-son Steve Gibson and wife Deborah, three step-daughters of Colorado, six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, sister Sue Sullivan, and sister-in-law Polly Wright Konda. She was preceded in death by her first husband Carlos Bates and second husband R.M. Gibson.
Visitation with the family will be from 4-8 PM Sunday evening at Higgins Funeral Home.