The Picayune Item
Ray Gipson, 77, of Poplarville, Miss., passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013 in Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Mr. Gipson was a member of College Heights Baptist Church in Poplarville, Miss.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Randle Griffith “R.G.” and Verdie Mae Saucier Gipson; one son, Stephen Joe Gipson; and one brother, Douglas Gipson.
Survivors include: his wife 43 years, Lois Bounds Gipson of Poplarville; one son, Michael Ray (Hilary) Gipson of Culleoka, Tenn.; two daughters, Sue (Shane) Smith of Carriere, Miss. and Mona (Craig) Martin of Perkinston (Crane Creek), Miss.; two brothers, Aubrey (Peggy) Gipson of McNeill and Stanley (Pat) Gipson of Pensacola, Fla.; one sister, Nell Cowart of Carriere; one sister-in-law, Barbara Gipson; and seven grandchildren, Jennifer Gipson, Michael Gipson, Savannah (Randy) Barlow, Maverick Smith, Stettson Smith, Sadie Martin, and Chase Martin.
Visitation was held Sunday, April 14, 2013, 5-8 p.m. at White Funeral Home, Poplarville.
Funeral services were held 10 a.m., Monday, April 15, 2013 at College Heights Baptist Church in Poplarville with interment following in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Poplarville.
Online condolences at www.whitefuneralhomepoplarville.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Gideons International, BEAMS, St. Jude’s Childrens’ Hospital or the charity of one’s choice. White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982.