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Nell Frances Brown Gibbs, 80, of New Bern died Saturday August 18, 2018.

Family and friends may express condolences at the home of her son 104 Batchelder Road.

Her funeral service is Noon Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Rio Grande M. B. Church  1125 Spring Garden Road.     The burial will follow at New Bern Memorial Cemetery.

A native of New Bern, she was a member of Rio Grande M. B. Church serving as Senior Choir President and Mother of the Church.

She is survived by two sons, Quille "Skip" Canady and Randall Keith Canady both of New Bern; one brother, Thomas Simmons of New Bern; one sister, Alfreda Collins of New Bern; six grandchildren.

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  • Sunday, August 19, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Oscars Mortuary
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Mrs. Gibbs was a wonderful person! May the God of tender mercy grant (Psalms 83:18) grant the family peace and comfort during this time of sorrow (2Cor.1:2-4).
    ~ King family   Ernul, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    Thinking of you during your sorrow. Amie,Bondeana, Elwood,Robert Earl
    ~ Amie Johnson   New Bern, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    Thinking of you during your sorrow. Amie,Bondeana, Elwood,Robert Earl
    ~ Amie Johnson   New Bern, NC
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Family, I am sorry for your loss. Mrs. Gibbs will always hold a special place in my heart. She taught my daughter Shannon Staton who was very fond of her. She was loved and will be missed by all of us.
    ~ Lalether Shepard   Vanceboro, NC
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.
    ~ M Jones   New Bern, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    Praying for you all at this time.
    ~ Yvonne Jones Walker   Durham, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    So sorry for your loss. Praying for your comfort during this difficult time.
    ~ Latarcia Barnes   Greensboro, NC
  • Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Randall and Skip I send my whole heartily regards. I could never say good bye to someone whom I loved dearly, so I have to let my memories last a lifetime.
    ~ Brenda Johnson   Raleigh, NC
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Skip Jackie, Keith, and family, our love, thoughts, and prayers are extended to you at this time. We love you and will be there for you. We know your hearts are heavy. The days ahead will be hard; always remember that God loves you. Treasure the memories you had, they will sustain you during the days ahead. God and time will see you through.
    ~ Starlin L. and Pamela S. Beatty   New Bern, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    So sorry for your loss. Praying for your comfort during this difficult time.
    ~ Latarcia Barnes   Greensboro, NC
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
    I WILL ALWAYS MISS NELL BECAUSE SHE WAS DEAR TO ME AND MY MOTHER. BUT ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT EARTH HAS NO SORROWS THAT HEAVEN CAN NOT HEAL. SHE REA;LLY ENJOYED OUR WEDDING BECAUSE EVERYTIME SHE SAW ME SHE SPOKE OF IT.
    ~ MR AND MRS. EUGENE NOBLES   NEW BERN, NC
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018
    Skip and Randall Keith, I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Miss Nell. I pray that the Lord will grant you and your family comfort and peace during this time. With sincere condolences, Pat.
    ~ Patricia A. Murphy   Yorktown, VA
  • Friday, September 14, 2018
    To Nell Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy. Nell was a dear friend of my sister, Helen Berry Nixon and her husband, Calvin Nixon. She was a beautiful person. In Sympathy Eva
    ~ Eva Berry Gwyn   Wake Forest, NC