Myra Nelson Gibbs, 56, of Hendersonville, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Elizabeth House following a courageous battle with cancer. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Carolyn Nelson. Myra was a coordinator for GE Lighting in E. Flat Rock prior to retirement, following 30 years of employment.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in East Flat Rock and enjoyed waterskiing and bowling. Myra was known to be a very good cook. She cherished her children, and enjoyed every moment she was able to spend with them.
Myra is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Mike; grandmother, Lilly Mae Cagle; daughter, Jordan Rebecca Gibbs and her fiancÈ Kylin; son, Joshua Michael Gibbs; brother, Richard Alvin Nelson; her ìgrand-dog,î Riley and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Reverends Brent Thomas and Bobby Hill and will officiate.
Memorial contributions can be made to 4 Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28792.