Gibson, Jackson Wesley – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon

Mrs. Daisy Rundall received word recently of the death of her brother, Jack Gibson of Medord, Ore. Mr. Gibson was born in Cove in 1890 and received his education in the Cove school. He was married Aug. 5, 1912 to Nellie Glassen of Elgin.

The couple moved to Elgin for a while, then Mr. Gibson moved to Seaside, Ore., where he lived for a period of time before moving to Medford. He was a carpenter and contractor, and built houses in Elgin, Seaside and Medford. He is survived by his wife La Veta, one daughter, Shirley Robinson and one son, Stanley, both of Medford; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Richards of Salem, Mrs. Daisy Rundall, of Cove, and Miss Mabel Gibson of Seattle; one brother, Ray Gibson of Portland. Mr. Gibson had been ill for the last 3 years.


Jackson Wesley Gibson

Funeral services for John Wesley Gibson, 63, who died Wednesday, will be held in Conger-Morris chapel Friday at 10 a.m., with Dr. J. Thomas Dixon of the First Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Siskiyou Memorial park.

The deceased was born July 26, 1891, in Cove, Ore. He had resided in this community for 27 years. He was a member of Carpenters local union 2067. On Jan. 24, 1948, in Medford, he was married to LaVeta Jackson, who survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. James E. Stewart, Medord; a son Stanley O., Springfield, Ore.; three sisters, Miss Mabel Sue Gibson, Seattle; Mrs. Bertha richards, Salem, Ore., and Mrs. Daisy Rundell, Cove; a brother, Ray, Portland, and two grandchildren.

(The obituary says John but the family bible gives his name as Jackson Wesley Gibson. He died 15 Sep 1954 in Medford, OR and was buried in Medford. – Marjorie)

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