Mrs. Brenda Luvester Gibbons-Person was born on February 8th, 1958 to the late Odessa Mae and Archie Lee Gibbons. She attended and graduated from Lineville High School, where she was apart of the Flag and Drill Team and made many friends. She was later married to Burrell Person of Heflin, Al. in June 1976, whom she shared 6 children with . Later, in 2009 she met her fiance' Douglas Norris, whom she spent the rest of her life with.
She worked as a Nursing Assistant and Dietary Aide for both Clay County Hospital and Lineville Nursing Home for over 20 years. Brenda enjoyed gardening, praying, soap operas, and anything related to Tyler Perry. She could be caught on any given day sitting in her favorite chair doing a good crossword puzzle. Most of all, she loved people. She loved being with her family and friends and capturing everyone hearts with her contagious smile.
Brenda was committed to making other people happy and bringing joy joy into the lives of those encountered. She never met a stranger, only "Family." Even if it was just a moments talk or a warm hug, she embraced everyone as a family. Her loving spirit and caring heart were felt most by those who was able to meet this beautiful woman of God. She was truly a "Prayer Warrior," a true angel here on Earth. she accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age.
Brenda leaves to cherish her memories her six children: Carlton (Pamela) Person of Ashland, Al; Dexter Person of Aleander City, Al; Reggie (Dana) Person of Ashland, Al; Odessa )Michelle) Person of Fort Lauderdale, FL.; Patrick Person of Alexander City, Al.; and Mart'a (Lisa) Person of Alexander City, Al. Daughter in Law: Travia Person. Her fiance'; Douglas Norris of Alexander City, Al. Her sister Helen (Eddie B.) Simmons of Millerville, AL; her brothers: Lean (Rudean) Gibbons of Myrtle Beach, SC; Horace (Janice) Gibbons of Oxford, Al; Donald (Wanda) Gibbons of Anniston, Al. Grandchildren: Dee, Kera,Jamal, Jamar, Dustin, Alondra, Shamya, Ja;iyah, Devonte, Deziah, Kenneth (K.D), Kristianna, Kaylon, Kaylon, Damyon, Daylon, Dylan, Shamyia, Shy'Day Antoine Jr., Adrian, Kaleb, Kobe, Ali, Promyze, Kyran, Xyon and 6 great-grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Brenda is preceded in death by her parents Odessa and Archie Lee Gibbons, Joseph Watts, Sr., her sister; Melvia Carter; her brothers; Milton, Archie, Norman, Milford, Clemmie, and Willie James Gibbons. Her Granddaughter: Daijonna Lindsey and her niece: Che'corya Gibbons.
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