Jo Ann Gipson

Services were held at 11:00 AM Saturday at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church for Mrs. Jo Ann  Padgett Gipson, 79, of Purvis, MS.
She died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Forrest General Hospital.
Interment will be in Coaltown Cemetery.
Mrs. Gipson was born on July 3, 1938.
During her life, she was first and foremost a wonderful mother and spouse, but did work at the old Movie Star garment factory, Murray Envelope, Bufkins Department store, secretary/dispatch for the Lamar County Sheriff's office and Purvis Police Department. Her last place of employment was the Lamar County tax Assessors office. She was loved by family, extended family and many, many friends.She will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Padgett of Purvis; brother, Willie Ray "Bill" Padgett of Purvis; two sisters, Patsy Boutwell Davis of Wenn, NC and Mary Nell Keith of Purvis
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles T. Gipson of Purvis; three sons, Charles Barry Gipson (Terrie) of Gulfport, Ronald Bryan Gipson (Donna) of Robertsdale, AL, and John Patrick Gipson (Angie) of Purvis; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.