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34550 Highway 43
PO Box 635
Thomasville, AL 36784
Phone: 334-636-4456
Fax: 334-636-0056
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Melvin Dewayne

April 8, 1935 – September 30, 2018

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Melvin Gibbs

Obituary for Melvin Dewayne Gibbs

Melvin Dewayne Gibbs age 83 of Linden, AL died September 30, 2018 at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home. He was born April 8, 1935 in Demopolis, AL to Elmer and Etta Gibbs. He was a retired automobile mechanic and a member of Providence Baptist Church.

He is survived by his two sons, Melvin Dewayne “Wayne” Gibbs, Jr. (Pam) of Linden, AL; and Bobby Gibbs (Carla) of Linden, AL; daughter, Gail Gibbs Gardner of Myrtlewood, AL; brother, Ronnie Gibbs (Carolyn) of Linden, AL; sister, Jean Osburn of Linden, AL; nine grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Burford Gibbs; daughter, Judy Gibbs Zimmerman; parents, Elmer and Etta Gibbs; three brothers, James Gibbs, Thurman Gibbs, and Leon Gibbs; and one sister, Marie Sullivan.

Visitation will be held at Providence Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm service time with Rev. Warren Huggins, Dr. David Stidham, and Rev. Tyler Chastain officiating. Burial will follow at Linden Memorial Park in Linden, AL.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.


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36560 Alabama Highway 69
Gallion, AL
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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 2:00pm
Providence Baptist Church
36560 Alabama Highway 69
Gallion, AL