Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma
August 4, 2005, pg 2
Charles Hayden Gibson
Memorial services held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday,Ju1y 30, 2005
at the First Baptist Church in Drumright for Charles Hayden Gibson. His son,
the Rev. Jimmie Don Gibson, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Shawnee
officiated along with pastor of the Drumright First Baptist Church, Dr. Gary
Smith. His other son. Michael Gibson provided the service prelude on the church
organ and special music was provided by Mr. Gibson's grandson, Aaron James.
A private family interment of Mr. Gibson’s cremains was held
prior to the memorial service in the Drumright Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Michael's Funeral Home of Drumright.
Charles Hayden Gibson was born in Prairie Grove, Ark., on June 8,
1927 to the late J .D. Gibson and Ruth (Clayton) Gibson.
He died at his residence on July 27 , 2005 at the age of 79 years, 1 month, and 19 days. In 1936,
his family moved from Arkansas to Drumright where he received the rest of his
He joined the United States Navy in 1945 and served during WWII. On August 23, 1947, he married Kathleen E.
Hartline ín Drumright and they
remained together until his death. He had received his later education at AM.
Junior College in Miami, Okla. and also OSU in Stillwater. He had been a rancher
for 35 years, an American General Insurance agent and was a former County
commissioner for Creek County. While, county commissioner, he was instrumental
in organizing the Drumright Senior Citizens Center. He was also a long time
member of the Drumright First Baptist Church serving as treasurer for many years
and also as a deacon. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending time with his
family and was a loving husband and father.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother: Otto
Gibson and a grandson: Jaye: Donavan Gibson in 1990.
His remaining family includes his wife of 58 years; Kathleen Gibson of
Drumright; children: Jimmie Don' Gibson and wife Joyce of Shawnee; Selena Marie
Patterson and husband James of Texas; Charles Michael. Gibson and wife Margaret
of Sapulpa; grandchildren:` Joshua Aaron Gibson, Jessica Noelle James and
hueband Aaron; Jamie Marie Patterson; Clayton Reed: Gibson; Michael
Alexander Gibson; two sisters: Clara' Louise Petty and husband LeRoy; Addie Bell
Watson. Also six nieces and six nephews and a host of other relatives and loving
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Hea1'tAssociatěon, Topeka,
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