Jeffie Marie Gibson was born August 26, 1926 in Corinne to John & Ida (Wesley) Taylor. She passed from this life June 5, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 84. Jeffie was a lifetime resident of Goodwater. She was God’s servant who attended the Goodwater United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, home canning, picking wild onions and digging snakeroots. She especially loved caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jeffie is preceded in death by her husband: Angelo Gibson; three sons: Haskell Thomas, Ted Thomas and Robert Thomas; two grandsons: Michael Baker and Collin Baker; a granddaughter: Megan James; parents: John & Ida Taylor; one sister: Ruby Taylor Billy; and one brother: Alton Taylor. She is survived by children: Reverend Rosa Baker & husband Melton of Idabel, Lora Tom & husband Albert of Sobol, Susie Roberts & husband Sammy of Goodwater, Elma Lamb of Little Oklahoma, and Jerry Thomas & wife Kelly of Corinne; 24 grandchildren; 59 great grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers: Wilson Taylor of Sobol and Edgar Taylor of Sobol; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at the Goodwater United Methodist Church. Musical selections included special music by Lyndon Crow and Choctaw Singers. Pallbearers included: Timmy Thomas, Theodore Thomas, Matthew Baker, Gary Miller, Jakus Woods and Dillion Woods. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Lamb and Abe Thomas. Interment followed at the Goodwater Cemetery in Sobol. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home of Antlers.