Nancy Gibbs Jefferson

November 22, 1943 - May 30, 2018
Nancy Gibbs Jefferson

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Nancy G. Jefferson age 74, a resident of 663 Moores Lane, Grimesland, NC died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 surrounded by her family at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville, NC.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Washington Assembly of God in Washington officiated by Chaplain Vicki Reason. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 6:00 PM until the service hour.
Mrs. Jefferson was born in Hyde County on November 22,1943 the daughter of the late Ellis O. Gibbs and Nancy Sanderson Gibbs. She married Millard Earl Jefferson, Sr. her husband of 36 years who preceded her in death in 2012. Although Nancy is no longer with us, she leaves her family, friends, and loved ones with many fond memories that will endure the test of time. Whether she was in the kitchen cooking her favorite meals for occasions both big and small, crafting unique, one-of-a-kind mementos, or reading the latest true crime novels, those around Nancy could always count on her beautiful, warm smile, and her positive attitude, to lift their spirits. Throughout her life, Nancy always welcomed others with open arms no matter who they were or how well she knew them. She always listened, and she wasn't afraid to share her thoughts in an effort to help and support those around her. She will be remembered in many different ways, but above all else, it is perhaps her unconditional love and the joy she spread that will ensure her memory lives on.
"Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me."
Quote from Elvis Presley.
Survivors include a daughter: Pamela Jefferson Rooks and husband Aaron of State College, PA.;two sons: Bruce Gray, Sr. of Pinetown, NC; Roger Scott Gray of Grimesland, NC; a brother: Russell Gibbs of Goldsboro, NC; six grandchildren: Becky, Kaylee,Bruce Jr., Lee Haiden, Christian and five great-grandchildren: Adam, Elijah, Parker, Ava and Ashley. She was preceded in death by five sisters: Yvonne, Clarabell, Juanita, Wilma, Brenda and two brothers: J.T. Gibbs and Leon Gibbs Sr.
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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Jefferson family.

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
7:00 PM

Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street
Washington, NC 27889

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Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street, Washington, NC 27889
  • Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • June 05, 2018
    Elaine Spencer says:
    So sorry for your loss. Elaine Sanderson Spencer (granddaughter of Earl Sanderson, Aunt "Nanny's" brother)

  • June 04, 2018
    Lonnie & Dixie McLawhorn says:
    Dear family,
    We're praying for you during this time of great loss. Hold on to your memories of the good times!
    May God bless you in the days ahead!