Rosa Gibson Obituary

Rosa L. Potter Gibson
Rosa L. Potter Gibson

November 12, 1928 - August 9, 2017
Born in Maryville, TN
Resided in Friendsville, TN


Rosa L. Potter Gibson, age 89 of Alcoa, went to her eternal home on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at home. She was a nurse serving in the U. S. Army where she received the rank of Lieutenant. She was a graduate of Knoxville General Hospital in 1952 and retired from Blount Memorial Hospital with 35 years of service. Rosa was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer (Shorty) Gibson; parents, Chester and Mary Potter; sisters, Ruth Potter and Dorothy Harrison.

Survivors include her daughters, Betty Russell of Friendsville, Mrs. Robert (Beth) Cooksey of Pennsville, NJ; son, Charles Gibson and wife Pam of Maryville; brother, Johnnie Potter and wife Peggy of Maryville; sisters, Reva Thompson of Greenback, JoNell Gilbert of Seymour; grandchildren, Chris and Mike Russell, Linda and Marcia Cooksey, Katelyn Gibson, Lauren Gibson; great grandchildren, Destiny Henton, Hailey Henton, Kayla Dempsey, Sara, Lucas and Niko Russell; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 7:00 p.m. Friday in McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Charles Carpenter officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Cemetery for the interment service.

The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hickory Valley Baptist Church Bus Ministry, 3920 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Friendsville, TN 37772.

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McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home
220 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN US 37801
Friday, August 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
McCammon-Ammons-Click Chapel
220 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN US 37801
Friday, August 11, 2017
7:00 PM
Grandview Cemetery
2304 Tuckaleechee Pike
Maryville, TN US 37803
Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00 PM