Jesse Eugene "Gene" Gibbons, 82, of Monette, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Monette Manor. He was a retired farmer, member of Monette First Baptist Church, member of the American Legion, and V.F.W., U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and had lived in the Monette and Childress area most of his life.
He is survived by his son, Greg Gibbons of Locust Grove; two grandchildren, Amber Michelle Gibbons and Crystal Diane Gibbons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Hattie Gibbons, two brothers, J.D. Gibbons and Billy Ray Gibbons; four sisters, Irene Clark, June Long, Beatrice Harris and Winnie Faye Phillips.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Captain Lovell officiating. Burial was in Monette Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge.