Carolyn (Hooper) Gibson

October 29, 1946 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 72)



Mrs. Carolyn Ora (Hooper) Gibson, passed away at the age of seventy-two years old on Tuesday February 12, 2019 at North East Georgia Medical Center after a prolonged illness. Carolyn was born on October 29, 1946 to the late E.C. and Irene Hooper of Hiawassee, Georgia. She was proceeded in death by her parents and brother; Calvin Hooper.

Mrs. Gibson was a member of Lower Hightower Baptist Church and attended Friendship Baptist Church frequently. She was a devoted wife and loving mother being married to her husband Billy for fifty-five years. Carolyn was a homemaker and took care of many children throughout her life.

They had three children together, two daughters and one son; Lisa and John Dean, Amy and William Chastain, Chad and Jo Anne Gibson. Out of all of her accomplishments her favorite was being “granny” to Hannah and Morgan Dean, Blake and Brittany Chastain, Brooke and TJ Shook, Bria Chastain, and Bailey Gibson; and great grandmother to Bryer and Branch Chastain. Survivors include; Sister- Cathy and Dale Brown of Gainesville, Georgia, brother Conrad Hooper of Hiawassee, Georgia, and sister in-law Louise Hooper of Hiawassee, Georgia.

Visitation will be held Thursday February 14, 2019 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at Banister Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held Friday February 15, 2019 in the chapel of Banister Funeral Home at 2:00pm with Rev. Lewis Fortner and Rev. Ken Nicholson officiating. Internment: Lower Hightower Baptist Church. Music: Freda Nicholson. Gentleman serving as pallbearers: Darrin Hooper, Jody Gibson, Jerome Burch, Brennan Dougherty, TJ Shook, and Colton Stroud. 

Banister Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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February 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Banister Funeral Home
678 N. Main Street
Hiawassee, Georgia 30546

Funeral Service
February 15, 2019

2:00 PM
Banister Funeral Home
678 N. Main Street
Hiawassee, Georgia 30546

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