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The Cherryville Eagle

Kathleen Jane Gibson

Aug 16, 2019 08:00AM

Kathleen Jane Gibson

KINGS MOUNTAIN – Kathleen Jane Koehler Gibson, 73, of Eaker Rd., passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.  

She was born Dec. 23, 1945 in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Harold Edwin and Gwendolyn Holbrook Koehler. Kathleen faithfully attended Shady Grove Baptist Church. She was retired from nursing where she served many years in the CCU at both Kings Mountain and Charlotte. She loved flowers of all kinds, enjoyed reading, and traveling to both the beach and the mountains. Kathleen was a member of the Cherryville YMCA Senior Exercise Group. She loved her family deeply and cherished the time spent with them.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Charles Gibson, Sr.; children, Harold Shanholtz of Charlotte, Robin Shanholtz of Grover, Jack Gibson, Jr. and wife, Deborah of Kings Mountain, and Madeline Bartel and husband, Rob of Tennessee; brothers, Roger, Carl, and Vincent Koehler; sister, Deborah Holzer; seven grandchildren, Tabitha, Rebecca, Amanda, Sonia, Samantha, Patrick, and Heather; great-grandchildren, Jakub, Jordan, Terry, Braydan, Trinity, Jayden, Paytan, Jocelyn, and Temperance; and all the loving members of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at 3:30 p.m., at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Hendricks officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends on Thursday from 2 to 3:15 p.m., prior to the service in the family life center at the church.

Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church, New Church Building Fund, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC, 28021.

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mrs. Gibson.