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Talmadge Gibson

November 27, 1948 ~ March 21, 2019 (age 70)


Talmadge Gibson, age 70, of Sneedville, became absent from the body and present with the Lord on Thursday, March 21, 2019.   He was a lifelong resident of Hancock County and a member of Duck Creek Baptist Church.  He loved his family, his community and his neighbor but most of all he loved the Lord.  His heart for ministry and his gift of singing have been a blessing to many all over the country.   He was preceded in death by his father & mother, Horace & Ella Mae Gibson; sisters, Jean Collins & Carolyn Gibson and brothers, Taylor, Willis & Ikey Gibson

Survivors include;

Wife; Barbara Gibson

Daughter & Son-in-law; Tracy & Mike Chesser

Son & Daughter-in-law; Mark & Jodi Gibson

Grandchildren; Abby & Chloe Chesser and Eden, Shep & Shade Gibson

Sisters; Bessie Swiney, Maudie Hurley & Diane Johnson

Brothers; Seven Gibson & Joe Gibson


Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Duck Creek Baptist Church

Rev. Kester Bunch, Rev. Terry Bunch & Rev. Charles Roberts officiating

Interment will follow in the Cody Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Collins, Scott Collins, Mike Gibson, David Gibson, Toby Gibson & Keith Bunch

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 P.M. on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Duck Creek Baptist Church


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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March 23, 2019

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Briar Creek Baptist Church
Back Valley Road
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
March 24, 2019

3:00 PM
Briar Creek Baptist Church
Back Valley Road
Sneedville, TN 37869

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