Rev. Michael Gene Gibson

Rev. Michael Gene Gibson

Rev. Michael Gene Gibson, 66, of Herrin, and formerly of Anna, died at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. 

He was born on Jan. 10, 1956, in Anna, the son of Floyd and Joan Hartline Gibson.

He married Rebecca Goins on Nov. 20, 1976. She survives. 

He was a member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle in Jonesboro. His passion was ministry. He pastored in area churches and ministries for over 50 years. He loved his family very much. 

Besides his wife, Rebecca Gibson, he is survived by his sons, Michael Aaron Gibson and Keith (Lindsey) Gibson, both of Herrin; a daughter, Lindsey (Jerry) Weddle of Herrin; grandchildren Jordan Gibson, Karson Gibson, Landon Gibson, Cameron Gibson, Jaziah Weddle, Blake Weddle and Fiona Weddle; his mother, Joan Gibson of Anna; a brother, Dewayne (Mary) Gibson of Vienna; a sister, Barbara (John) Neace of Benton; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Gibson. 

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Mark Goins officiating. Interment followed in the Cobden Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to the family to assist with arrangements.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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