Leland Wayne Gibson

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Leland Wayne Gibson, 77, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Jan. 21, 2012, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 26, 1934, in Holly Island, Ark., and was the son of the late Faber O. and Lena May (Cullum) Gibson.

He was united in marriage to Frances Birmingham on July 21, 1956, and to this union two daughters were born.

Leland was an Army veteran and a longtime member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Gibson of Piggott; daughters, Shelly Prevallet and husband Stuart of Perryville, Mo., and Amy Gibson of Piggott, Ark.; two grandchildren, Brittany Prevallet of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Benjamin Prevallet of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Faye Causey and husband Delmar of Piggott, Ark.; two brothers, Larry Gibson and wife Jane of Kennett, Mo., and Jerry Gibson and wife Geraldine of Piggott, Ark., and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at South Thornton Street Church of Christ in Piggott with Spencer Furbey and Sherman Cullum officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers were Benjamin Prevallet, Lindell Broderick, David Birmingham, Danny Hopkins, Mark Gibson and Luke Gibson.

Honorary pallbearers were Marshall Wheeler and Eugene Hopkins. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements.

Online guestbook: www.hoggardfuneralhome.com