Roberta Poythress Gibson, 88, of Richmond Pines Retirement Center Hamlet , formerly of McIntyre Road, Ellerbe died Thursday November 8, 2012 in Sandhills Regional Hospital, Hamlet.
Mrs. Gibson was born January 29, 1924 in Lexington, NC, a daughter of the late Leroy P. and Bertha Caulder Poythress. She was a homemaker and worked as a spinner for most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Roy Lester Gibson, Sr. and a grandchild Roy Anthony “Tony” Gibson.
She is survived by her son Roy L. Gibson, Jr. and wife Dana of Ellerbe; her daughters Carolyn Porter and husband Bobby of Laurinburg and Linda Gibson of Hamlet; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren and a sister Virginia Maynor of Kannapolis.
Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday at Hillside Memorial Park in Laurinburg. The family will receive friends following service and at other times at 281 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders 3420 Shamrock Dr. Charlotte, NC 28215.
Online condolences may be made at www.carterfuneral.net