Lenora Wayne Gibson, 83, of Havelock, passed away into eternity on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. Strong in her faith, she was raised in the Church of God in her younger years and during her adult life she became a member of the Church of the Nazarene.
She loved spending time with her family and friends. Lovingly referred to as “Granny” by most, she was sweet spirited and an instant friend to those she met. After raising her children, she became a daycare worker at Trinity Presbyterian Church where she lovingly cared for other children. She was an avid Carolina fan and loved to watch sports of all kinds, especially tennis.
She was born in Pamlico County and settled in Havelock where she lived for over 50 years.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013, at Pollock-Best Funeral Chapel with Dr. Steve Creech officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Morehead City.
She is survived by her six children: son, Johnny Gibson and wife, Debbie, of New Bern; daughter, Kathy of Minnesott Beach; daughter, Florence Morris and husband, Alex, of Havelock; son, Marvin Gibson, Jr. and wife, Debby, of New Bern; daughter, Tina Hersinger and husband, Bobby, of Havelock; daughter, Rose Spoonire and husband, Dale, of Havelock; ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Howard Wayne and wife, Evelyn, of Vanceboro; sister, Lucille Rowe of New Bern; and special friends, Terry and Debbie Holmes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Amy Wayne and her soulmate and best friend, Marvin Gibson, Sr.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Friends are invited to share memories and sign the online guest book by visiting www.pollockbest.com.
Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.