Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Ruth Galloway Gibson


11/25/1925 - 01/22/2018


Ruth Galloway Gibson, age 92, of Murphy, NC passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at her residence.

She was born in Clay County, NC and the daughter of the late George Strube and Carrie Smart Galloway. Ruth was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting and yard work. She was a past President of Women's AGLOW. Ruth was part of the jail ministry and loved to sing.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Wallace Gibson; brother, Frank Galloway; son-in-law, Marvin Raper and grandson, Todd Gibson.

She is survived by her son, Wallace Gibson of Canton, GA and daughter, Terry Raper of Murphy; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 PM, Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Pat Garrett and Rev. Aud Brown will officiate. Burial will be in the Union Memory Gardens in Blairsville, GA. Pallbearers will be Jerry Decker, Tara Raper-Sena, Laurie Gibson, Derek Sena, Tony Gibson, Nathan Raper, Christopher Raper and Frank Galloway, Jr.

The family will receive friends from 12-1:30 PM, Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Warrior Veterans Outreach, PO Box 134, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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