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Linda Martell Gibson

November 14, 1948 ~ July 31, 2018 (age 69)

Mrs. Linda Martell Gibson, age 69, of Matthews, NC, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Novant Health Matthews.

A service honoring Linda's life will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Friendly Baptist Church, 5418 Friendly Baptist Church Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079, officiated by Rev. Dustin Knight, Rev. Ken Parsons, and Rev. Andy Simpson. 

The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 PM at Friendly Baptist Church, prior to the service.

Linda was born November 14, 1948, in Mecklenburg County, NC, a daughter of the late Burton Frances Martell and Margaret Louise Winters. Linda enjoyed her career in hospitality as a hotel sales manager, and provided 16 years of dedicated service to Best Western Plus.

Survivors include her son, Todd Gibson and wife Kay, of Monroe, NC, a sister, Cindy Henderson and husband Marvin of Etoile, TX, 7 grandchildren; Jordan Gibson and fiancee Anna Moore and daughter Payton, Gracie Gibson, Kelley Young and husband Derek, Kayla Gibson, Hannah Nichols, Zachary Gibson, and Emma Gibson. Linda is also survived by four great-grandchildren as well as a nephew, Bryan Henderson and wife Tracie and grandchildren, a nephew Scot Henderson and wife Kim and children.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her son, Chad Gibson, and her significant other, Jamie Nealy who passed 12 hours after Mrs. Gibson.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests that memorials in Linda's honor be made to Friendly Baptist Church. 

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Gibson. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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