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Etta Tomlin (Wood) Gibson

October 7, 1941 March 5, 2019
Etta Tomlin (Wood) Gibson
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Obituary for Etta Tomlin (Wood) Gibson

Etta Tomlin (Wood) Gibson, 77, widow of Jay C. Gibson, of Plaza Drive, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at her residence.

Mrs. Gibson was born on October 7, 1941 in Charlottesville, a daughter of the late Joseph Russell and Sadie (Thurston) Wood.

Etta was retired from Jay’s Florist and A&P Foods. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her neighbors, friends, and her niece Kim.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Wood and a sister, Joyce Wells.

Surviving is a son, Gary Tomlin and his wife Linda of Crozet; a step-son, Christopher S. Gibson of Cary, North Carolina; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two nieces; two great-nieces and one great-great niece.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Services are private.

It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to Staunton-Augusta Regional SPCA, Post Office Box 2014, Staunton, Virginia 24402.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of her arrangements.

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Celebration and Memorial Gathering




2:00 PM 3/10/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/10/2019 4:00:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home Chapel

230 Frontier Drive
Staunton, VA 24401

Coffman Funeral Home Chapel
230 Frontier Drive Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Staunton-Augusta Regional SPCA

P.O. Box 2014
Staunton, VA 24401

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