Jennie Caroline Hassell Gibbs, 64, of Wanchese, died Sunday November 13, 2011 in Chesapeake, Va. Mrs. Gibbs was born in Columbia, NC and was employed with a janitorial service. She attended First Assembly of God in Manteo and East Lake Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Brent Twiddy Hassell and the wife of the late Henry Jones Gibbs.
Surviving are one daughter, Amy Gibbs Wilson of Kill Devil Hills; four sisters, Ella Swain of Columbia, Alpean Terry of Jonesville, Va, Frances Forbes of Shiloh and Sucellia Fagley of Manns Harbor; two brothers, Joseph Hassell of Florida and Dicky Hassell of Manns Harbor; two grandchildren, Kayla Gibbs and Briana Wilson. Mrs. Gibbs was predeceased by her daughter, Michelle Gibbs Wise, her sister, Shirley Jackson and her brother, Henry Hassell.
A celebration of life will be in Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. by Rev. Jerald Craddock and Rev. Steve Smith. Burial will be in East Lake United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Lake Pentecostal Holiness Church. Friends may join the family at Twiford Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m and at other times at the home of Debbie Terry, 308 Sir Walter Raleigh St., Manteo.Print Obituary & Condolences