"For 102 years, I spent my life here giving love and service to God and so so don't cry for me, I am at rest ! "
On October 25, 1918, Andrew Lee Gibbons, Sr., and Julia Kitt Gibbons was blessed with a baby girl, they named her Emma Lee. On January 12, 2021, she took her last flight and received her well-deserved peace.
Emma Lee attended school at Mt. Sinai, and at an early age she accepted Christ in her life and joined the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithful until her health start failing.
Emma Lee was Proceeded in death by her mother Julia Kitt Gibbons, her father Andrew Lee Gibbons, Sr. ; sister, brother, three sister-in-law, two sons, one grandson, one niece and a cousin she called her son.
Those left to cherish her memories are one brother Andrew Lee Gibbons, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio, four granddaughters, Cynthia Woodruff of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Joan Stevens, of Athens, Georgia, Anita Sorrells of Atlanta, Georgia, Chantesta Robinson Wilson; one grandson Julius McShan; three great-grandsons, Contesta Cornelius, JaMichael and JaCory Wilson; two nieces Monica Gibbons, of Dayton, Ohio; Zebrah (Willie) Smith, a great niece, Kristina Smith and a great nephew, Isaac Smith all of Prattville, Alabama.
She also leaves to cherish her memories, her cousins Pelma and Richard Kitt of Montgomery, Alabama, whom she called her children; Juanita Kitt who was also her sponsor, cook and caregiver.
Also left to cherish her sweet memories are her caregivers Bess Gibbons, Joann Pickett, and Mattie Bidding all of Prattville, Alabama; her traveling partner Earnestine Steele and many cousins, other relatives, friends, and all the children from the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church which she affectionately called her babies.
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