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Starling Maxine Gibson
Starling Maxine GibsonCardinalStarling Maxine (Laughrey) Gibson, 91 of Richwood died Saturday, September 11, 2021 at home.

She was born May 21, 1930, in York Township to the late Elsworth and Mae (Rosebrook) Laughrey. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Leona Brown and Bertha Cameron, and a daughter-in-law, Sandy Gibson.

On March 23, 1952, she married Clifford Ray Gibson and he survives in Richwood; they were married 69 years.

She was a member of the York Center United Methodist Church. Starling was full of devotion and determination and was full of life itself. She was very involved with her church and was a hard worker. Not only did she cook and clean for her own family, she also made a living cleaning other houses.

Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Roger (Karen) Gibson, Kenton; Russell Gibson, Lewis Center; Calvin Gibson, Richwood; a daughter, Wanda (Tod) Dresback, Richwood; nine grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Patterson, Keith (Angie) Gibson, Conrad (Sabrina) Gibson, Thelma (Mike) Knapp, Angela (Heather) Thomas; Christopher (Emily) Gibson, Bobby (Tiffany) Gibson, Kyle Dresback and Bethany Dresback, seventeen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty (Dick) Tevis, Raymond.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the York Center United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Waeger officiating. Burial will follow in York Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to York Center United Methodist Church, 28170 State Route 739
West Mansfield, OH 43358 and Viaquest Hospice, 171 Morey Drive, Suite B, Marysville, OH 43040

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#1 from: Rita Rubeck Headington Parker
Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 5:44 PM

With my sincere sympathy to Starling's family.  Starling always had a smile and kind word for me.  Cherish all of your fond memories.

#2 from: Rona penix
Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 7:04 PM

So sorry to hear of Starlings passing . My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.We shared a lot of conversations with. Clifford and Starling. God Bless You All!

#3 from: Shelly Feasel
Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 8:27 PM

Calvin and family...i am very sorry to hear of the passing of Starling...You are in my thoughts and prayers...🙏🙏🙏

#4 from: William & Julie Cooley
Milford, KS
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 12:36 AM

So sorry to learn of Aunt Starling's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all.

#5 from: Robin Lenox
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 11:08 AM

Roger,Karen & families. So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Thinking of all. Prayers

#6 from: Judy Hall Baker
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 11:12 AM

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

#7 from: Pam
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 12:34 PM

I’m so sorry for your loss Starling was always a sweet lady was always happy to see her at Uncle Dick and Aunt Betty she will be mist

#8 from: Bruce and Becky Beery
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 1:46 PM

Our deepest sympathy to all. She led a good life and raised  her family well. Our thoughts and prayers to all and an extra hug to Clifford from Bec and Ash.                                                                                

#9 from: Kay krawczyk
Kirby rd  Richwood
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 7:57 PM

So sorry she was a great women. I jut seen her a couple months ago .    Her Daughter is my neighbor!the family has my deepest sympathy .yes she allways had a big smile .  

#10 from: Bob and Donna Clady
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 9:08 PM

Calvin and family,
So very sorry to read about this. Starling was a wonderful woman and we loved listening to her tell stories when they came to visit Grandma and Grandpa Jolliff. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bob and Donna

#11 from: Rick & Julie Ross
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 11:28 PM

We are sorry to hear of your Moms’ passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

#12 from: Brad & Bonnie Besst
Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She was a great lady and will be greatly missed.

#13 from: Dave/Deb Tevis Clayton
Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 1:13 PM

Clifford and families,
Starling will be missed by those who remember her good heart, kind words, and constant smile. We will miss her at the annual fish fry.
❤ Sending love and prayers.
Dave and Deb

#14 from: Barbara Holcomb
Richwood, OH
Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 11:55 AM

I am sorry about the loss you are coping with. I didn't see Starling often except at school functions. We would always visit and compare notes about our families. I know she was a strong support of her church, her family and her community.

My deepest sympathy,
Barbara Holcomb

#15 from: Gary and Susie Crofut
Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 3:20 PM

   Our love and prayers are with you Calvin, your Dad, and your family.  God bless you all.

#16 from: Stacie Beltz
Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 9:12 AM

Calvin, Wanda and family,
Our sincere condolences for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother.  She was such a dear woman. ❤

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