Everett Gibbs

Everett R. Gibbs

1932 - 2021

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Everett R. Gibbs, age 88, of Tracy City, Tennessee, was received by his Lord and Savior, January 3, 2021 in the comfort of his home. He was the son of the late Luke and Jessie Parsons- Gibbs, born February 22, 1932. An United States Army Veteran, he served in the Korean War from 1953-1955. Everett made a living as a farmer for over forty years and loved hunting, especially rabbit hunting with his beloved beagles. He was an avid Tennessee Volunteers and Atlanta Braves fan who enjoyed his daily visits fellowshipping at Street’s Auto and Flury’s Grocery Store to talk about sports. Everett was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, Agnes Meeks and seven brothers: Lonnie Gibbs, McKinley Gibbs, Homer Gibbs, Elzie Gibbs, Lillard Gibbs, Gordon Gibbs and Eugene Gibbs. Survivors include his wife and “best cook” of sixty seven years, Nell Rose Gibbs; two sisters, Dola Shrum and Marlee (John) Nunley and a host of special nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 11AM at Plainview Cemetery. Online condolence and memories can be shared with the family at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net Arrangements by Cumberland Funeral Home, Foster and Lay Chapel, 96 St. Clair Street, Tracy City, Tennessee 37387.