Elma W. Gibson

February 06, 1925 - August 30, 2018

Elma Gibson

Elma W. Gibson, 93, of Beaumont, died Thursday, August 30, 2018, at The Oaks at Beaumont. She was born February 6, 1925, in Lufkin, to Birtus Belinda Beathert and Joseph Walker.

She enjoyed family gatherings and picnics and will be remembered for always having a good time and for her famous expression, “shake it don’t break it”.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Cole; sister, Wanda Ragsdale, both of Beaumont; grandchildren, Sherry Sterling and her husband, Kenny; Christy Morrell and her husband, Leon; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Sterling, Emma Morrell, and Colton Morrell; and numerous nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bill Betlan; grandson, Jerry Cole; and siblings, Gerald Walker; George Walker; Joseph Walker, Jr.; Willie Hambrick; Nell Haygood; Verna Faye Walker; Leona Green; Oma Bonner, and Ossie Boyd.

A gathering of Mrs. Gibson’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

Video

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Interment
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (7)

  • NL

    10 September 2018 at 00:12 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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  • CINDY TOLAR

    03 September 2018 at 23:32 | #

    THIS LADY WAS BEAUTIFUL AND SWEET,I LOVED HER SO MUCH-PRAYING FOR THE BEAUTIFUL FAMILY TO HAVE PEACE.

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  • CINDY TOLAR

    03 September 2018 at 23:30 | #

    THIS LADY WAS BEAUTFUL AND SWEET - I LOVE HER ,SO MUCH

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  • W. J.

    03 September 2018 at 10:37 | #

    To the Family
    Very sorry for your loss. Remember, “God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress.” Psalm 46:1 ?

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  • Kerri Citizen

    02 September 2018 at 20:03 | #

    Our sincerest condolences to your family during this time. May you all find comfort, peace, and love in her memories. Love, The Citizen Family

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  • Pam Viator

    31 August 2018 at 21:43 | #

    Linda, Sherry, and Christy,
    I was so sorry to learn of your momma/grandmas passing. I loved her very much. Praying for all of you.
    Love, Pam, Kerry, and Danielle Viator

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  • JoAnne and Jim Sterling

    31 August 2018 at 18:25 | #

    Our deepest condolence to the family of this sweet lady. She was a real joy to be around and deeply loved her family. She will be missed by all who knew her. Lifting her family in our prayers.

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