Gibson, Carolyn R.

October 8, 1956 - March 18, 2021

Carolyn Renee Gibson passed away peacefully on Thursday March 18, 2021. Renee was a big sister, mother, grandmother, and friend to be lived by all. Beautiful, independent, loved good music and memories. She was so brave with her battle with cancer, and felt love from family and friends until the end.

She was born on October 8, 1956,  in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Don and Bessie Mae Stephens who precede her in death. Renee is survived by daughter Jessica Elliott, husband Howard, and granddaughter Adalyn. Little brothers,  Steve Stephens and wife Anne-Laure, Rick Stephens. Little sisters, Stephanie Zellner and husband Michael, Amy Rozzell, and Cathy Stephens-Hasenbeck. Niece Sarah Stephens, and nephews Stewart and Hunter Stephens, Joshua Hasenbeck. Also long time love, Harvey Ellis.

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A celebration of life will be held for Renee on April 16, 2021 in the garden at Darst Funeral Home at 2:00 pm.

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7 replies on “Gibson, Carolyn R.”

Steve stephens says:

Renee was my beautiful big sister. I will miss her but know she will finally feel peace and Godly happiness. She was amazing in her ability to remember her childhood. She will reunite with Mema who loved Renee so dear. Her earthly suffering is over and her bravery in difficulty will be a lasting legacy. Renee passed on the love she felt from Mema to beautiful Addy.

Love you sis and will miss you. Steve

Marilyn Kay Swonke says:

Enjoy your Angel Wings sweet Renee, you earned them and the peace that goes with them.

Sandy LaClave says:

I will always remember Renee as filled with life, love, and laughter. She had a big heart and made me feel welcome the minute I walked in the door at Willowbrook Mall. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. She will be missed!

Karen James says:

Renee was such a shining light and an inspiration to all that knew her. May her light continue to shine and brighten heaven. I was blessed to have had her for a friend. Love and prayers to her family. Renee will always have a place in my heart and will never be forgotten.

Margaret Donahue says:

Renee, a true friend who was always there to listen and love. I’ll miss you. May God hold you in his arms always.

Ralph Rhodes says:

Renee was always such a wonderful friend and coworker. She loved sharing pictures and experiences with her family and friends; she was and always will be a shining light for all to admire.

Frederick Laws says:

Renee was like a sister. We both spent so many years working together. Renee always had something to share with me in conversation everyday, we would talk ,debate but not once in over 20yrs have had not 1 argument. Now that really something.
I’ve enjoyed life and you in it I will truly miss her.

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