On Friday July 23rd 2021, Joie Elaine Gibbins of Harrison, went to her eternal home in Heaven at the age of 82.
Joie was born on January 22, 1939 in the Snow/Pyatt area to Herman & Ethel (Tabor) Stonecipher. She had one brother, Jerry Stonecipher and one sister, Carolyn Stonecipher Bennett. She has 3 children that were the light of her life. Sandy Wright & husband Tony of Harrison, Duane Young & fiancé Anne of Bellefonte, and Gina Blackwell & husband Joel of Harrison. Joie also has 4 grandchildren Christi Mefford & husband Jeremy, Wesley Wright & wife Lauren, Matthew Blackwell, and Cody Young & wife Tessa. Her great grandchildren Kira and Gentry Greenhaw, Rylan Wright, and Malaya & Chesa Blackwell. Joie also had a partner in crime Ms. Betty.
Joie loved to read, crochet, cook, shop at Goodwill, & watch TV. She was an avid collector of Elvis Presley memorabilia. Joie has always been a loving, caring person and those who knew her loved her.
She was preceded in death by her dad, Herman Stonecipher, her mom, Ethel Stonecipher, her brother Jerry Stonecipher, her husband, Clifford Gibbins and her daughter in law Jackie McKnight Young.
Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday July 27th at 2 pm at Ozark Baptist Church in Bergman with the visitation being before the funeral on Tuesday from 12:00-2:00 pm. Brother Jamey James will be officiating. Graveside service at Patton Cemetery at approximately 3:30. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Mefford, Matthew Blackwell, Joel Blackwell, Cody Young, Wesley Wright, Tony Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be Gentry Greenhaw, Rylan Wright, and her bestest friend Ms. Betty Hardin.
If you would like to make a donation in Joie’s name, those can be made directly to Ozark Baptist Church or to Circle of Life Hospice House in Bentonville, AR.
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