Doris S. Gibson, 92, of Miramar Beach, Florida went home to be with the Lord on September 5th, 2019. Doris was born in Prichard, West Virginia on July 24th,1927. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-great-grandmother who had a love for life, family, and her precious dog Fluffy. She was a strong woman of faith who loved to read every book she could get her hands on and she also prayed every day for her entire family.
Doris was preceded in death by her first husband, William Thomas Locke, second husband, Richard Gibson, and grandson, Michael Joseph Adkins. Survivors include her two brothers and a sister, Walter P. Smith (Ginny Smith), Larry Smith (Georgie Smith), and Donna Barr (David Barr); son and daughter, William David Locke, and Barbara E. Cheal (David G. Cheal); daughter-in-law, Kim Adkins surviving wife of Michael Joseph Adkins; four grandchildren, Christie Curry (John Curry), Jarod Locke, Christin Lilly (Judson Lilly), and Michelle Joyce (Zack Moore); eleven great-grandchildren, Lorelei Lilly, Levhi Lilly, Makadei Lilly, Brandon Lycans, Jillian Lycans, Lucy Lycans, Suzy Curry, Zoe Curry, Brittany Wallace (Daniel Wallace), Tyson Adkins, and Bailee Adkins; and two great-great-grandchildren, Brinceton Wallace, and Bristol Wallace.
Services will be held at Heritage Gardens Funeral Home & Cemetery on Wednesday, September 11th, with visitation at 10:00, funeral service at 11:00 followed by a graveside service at 12:00. A celebration of life will be held at McGuire’s in Destin at 1:30 for all friends and family.