Sarah Jane (Manning) Gibbs

Born: Sat., Jun. 17, 1939
Died: Mon., Jun. 8, 2020


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Jun. 13, 2020
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jun. 13, 2020

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Sarah Jane Gibbs, age 80, passed away, following a short illness, Monday, June 8, 2020, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.


Mrs. Gibbs was born in Hydeville on June 17, 1939. She was the daughter of Simon and Mildred (Wade) Manning. She grew up in Hydeville where she received her early education and had attended Fair Haven High School. She was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. She belonged to Poultney Valley Grange, and in earlier years had attended Hydeville Baptist Church. She has been a resident of Springfield since 1981.


She is survived by her husband; Gordon Leon Gibbs, Sr of Springfield; whom she married in Hydeville on August 24, 1958; one daughter; Tina Lynn Gibbs and her husband Thomas Wiese of Poultney, 3 sons; Gordon L. Gibbs, Jr and his wife Pamela of Poultney, Leon P. Gibbs of Wilmington and Allen J. Gibbs and his wife Darcy of Poultney, 4 brothers; Frederick Manning of Rutland, Raymond Manning of Florida, Richard Manning of Proctor and Barry Manning of Granville, NY, 2 sisters; Dorothy Wigmore of Brandon and Carol Whittaker of Poultney. 10 grandchildren, 13 Great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by 2 sons; Michael Gibbs and Wayne P. Gibbs.


The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at 2 PM, at the Bomoseen Grange Hall on Rte. 30, in Castleton, where friends may pay their respects to the family from 12 noon until service time at 2 PM. The graveside committal service and burial will follow the ceremony, at Lakeview Cemetery in Hubbardton.


Following the committal service, the family will receive friends back, at the Grange hall, for a time of remembrance.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; American Heart Association, 50 Mountain Street, Bristol, VT 05443, or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven.







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