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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Vivian Ruth Gibbs

Vivian Ruth Gibbs

Tuesday, October 29th, 1929 - Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Vivian “Ruth” Gibbs, 91, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on January 28, 2021 in a local hospital. She was born on October 29, 1929 in Greenwood, Arkansas to Homer Lee and Corinne Janice (Evans) Gibbs. She was a beautician and of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen Townshend, a son, Michael McGuire, a grandson, Freddie Gray and a sister, Jane Kirby.
Funeral service is 1:00 PM, Monday, February 1, 2021 at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home of Fort Smith, Arkansas private burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Evan Frick of Fort Smith, her companion, Rex Martin of Fort Smith; a sister, Norma Lee Hopkins of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren, Brook Kibler, Kelsey Rogers, Elizabeth and Sarah Frick, Kari Philpot and Christian and Phillip McGuire; four great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and family.
Viewing will be Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 12-4PM at the funeral home.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 31st, 2021 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, January 31st, 2021 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Viewing will be from 12-4PM on Sunday at the funeral home.
  • Service

    Monday, February 1st, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Monday, February 1st, 2021 1:00pm
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Jim Walls
  • Interment

    Roselawn Cemetery
    5403 North O St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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First 30 Years of My Life You Were The Meanest Person I Have Ever Known. The Last 15 Years, You Were My Favorite Ally. I Will Miss You So Much.

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