bonnie gibsonPROVIDENCE, Ky. – Bonnie Gibson, 89, of Providence, Ky., passed away Monday, May 19, 2014 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

She was born April 27, 1925 in Bell County, Pineville, Ky., to the late Bud and Susie Partin. Mrs. Gibson made her living as a homemaker. She worked as a nursing aide for many years at the New Dawson Nursing Home in Dawson Springs, Ky. She was a member of Ilsley Community Church. She loved gardening and quilt making and was a faithful Bible reader.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Jessie Gibson; two daughters, Caroline Love and Cathy Wyatt; son-in-law, Paul Love; three granddaughters, Denise Morseman, Jessica Wyatt, and Rachel Love; one grandson, Shannon Love; four sisters; Beatrice Fuson, Grace Fuson, Georgia Newby, and Hester Fuson; and one brother, James Partin.

She is survived by sons, Bobby (Ann) Gibson of Dixon, Ky. and Rev. Johnny (Pat) Gibson of Hanson, Ky.; daughter, Shirley (Danny) Peyton of Dalton, Ky.; sisters, Thelma Barger of Orian, Mich., Betty Whistler of Monticello, Ind., Jean Partin of Pineville, Dorothy Gibson of Portage, Ind., and Maxine Sullivan of Valparaiso, Ind.; five grandchildren, Kelley Cates, Marissa Poole, Chad Love, Brian Gibson, and Andy Peyton; great-grandchildren, Austin Cruce, Jillian Cates, Cory Love, Victoria Love, Christopher Love, Abigail Love, Kate Lowder, Alexa Morseman, Nacala Morseman, Jeremy Love, Haley Love, Caleb Gibson, Joshua Gibson, Sawyer Peyton, Tyler Parker and Macie Parker; and great-great grandchild, Karis Lowder.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Elder Jeff Winfrey officiating. Burial will follow at Silent Run Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Austin Cruce, Andy Peyton, Brian Gibson, Cory Love, Chad Love, Christopher Love, Caleb Gibson and Joshua Gibson. Honorary pallbearer will be Sawyer Peyton.

Online condolences may be made at



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