Marlin--Marian Garrett Gibbs, 82, of Marlin passed away Thursday, April 11,
2002, at a Waco hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday at Adams
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Phillips officiating. Interment will
be at Stranger Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday at
Adams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gibbs was born Aug. 12, 1919, in Falls County to Sanford Q. and Agnes
Mitchell Garrett. She was a retired school teacher, a member of Presbyterian
church and a 48-year resident of Marlin. She was the second of seven
children, married Garland Gibbs on Aug. 31, 1941, in Cleburne, published
poetry, was a member of the National Women's Press Association and served as
treasurer. She was also a member of Vocational Home Economics Association
and Falls County Historical Committee. She served on the Women's Council and
taught Sunday school at her church. She was preceded in death by her husband
on July 1, 1976.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, John G. and Donna Gibbs of
Corinth, Texas, David E. and Lois Gibbs of Fort Worth, and Gary M. and Kathy
Gibbs of Huntsville; grandsons, Paul, Mark, Brian, and Craig Gibbs;
granddaughters, Dana Reinke, and Julie Tennyson; great-grandchildren,
Alexandria Collin, Lauren and Lindsey Gibbs, Christopher and Michael Reinke,
and Mitchell Tennyson; and sisters, Joydelle Wolfram of Marlin, and Margaret
Dixon of Mesa, Ariz.
Pallbearers include Stephen Reinke, Rick Tennyson, and grandsons, Paul
Gibbs, Dr. Mark E. Gibbs, Craig Gibbs, and Brian Gibbs.
Memorials may be made to:
Garrett Cemetery Association
c/o Adams Funeral Home
Marlin, Texas 76661