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Elizabeth Jean Gipson

December 9, 1938 - January 5, 2018

Elizabeth Jean Gipson, 79, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents Samuel Richards and Vera Mae Hagan Richards; first husband Samuel Lee McAphee; second husband Willie Paul Gipson; sister Marilyn Francis Thompson; and sister-in-law Thelma Gipson.
A retired realtor, Elizabeth enjoyed sewing, travelling, and to her families delight, cooking. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses – Denbigh.
Survivors include her sons Ronald Lee McAphee (Janet) and Greg Gipson (Ada); daughter Rosemarie McAphee-Byrd; brothers Samuel Joe Richards, Harold Lee Richards (Helen) and Marcus Richards (Diane); sisters Ann Dubose (Wiley) and Maxine Embry; grandchildren Janice Byrd, Donavan and Kristen Gipson; and great-grandson Kendall Gipson.
A funeral service will be held 1 pm Monday, January 15, 2018 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 345 Grissom Way, Newport News, followed by interment in Hampton Memorial Gardens. A public viewing will be held at the Kingdom Hall from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.altmeyerfuneralandcremation.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
345 Grissom Way, Newport News VA 23608


Service Information

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
345 Grissom Way, Newport News VA 23608


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Location:

Hampton Memorial Gardens

155 Butler Farm Rd
Hampton , Virginia 23666


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