Jeanette Gibson


Jeanette L. Gibson, 48, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Major Hospital.

She had been employed with the Family Assistance Program for the National Guard and in customer service at Colvance Pharmaceutical. She served in the Army Reserve for 14 years.

Jeanette was a big Disney fan and visited Disney World every year. She always offered her home to any teenager or animal in need. Jeanette loved her grandkids and was a loving wife. She was the best person ever.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Wayne Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Hawcreek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be given to Ocular Melanoma research at the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at Ohio State University, 460 West 10th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210.

Born October 31, 1968, in Newcastle, Indiana, Jeanette was the daughter of Frank and Jane West Moore. She married William Gibson Jr., Feb. 14, 2000.

Survivors include her parents, of Mount Auburn, Indiana; her husband, of Shelbyville; children, Jessica Lanning and Bart Cernel, both of Shelbyville; stepchildren, Rebecca (Tommy) Kemmer of Crossville, Tennessee, Heather (Scott) Bell of Sparta, Tennessee, and Angie Cray of Salem, Oregon; grandchildren, Autumn and Ivy Lanning of Shelbyville, Sean and Jenna Cray and Kennedy, all of Salem, Oregon, Austin and Hailey Bell of Sparta, Tennessee, Michael Keefer, Felisha Atkinson and Dylan and Faith Kemmer, all of Crossville, Tennessee; a great-grandchild, Kairi Keefer of Crossville, Tennessee; sister, Angela Norris of Shelbyville; niece and nephew, Luke and Lani Norris of Shelbyville; aunts, Sharon (Lewis) Chesney of Thompsonville, South Carolina, and Pauline (Chuck) Riddell of Rushville, Indiana; uncles, Jack (Sandy) West of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Roy (Martha) West of Hope and Paul (Anita) West of Grammer, Indiana; and several cousins.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her grandparents.

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