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Vicky Lynn (Barnes) Lester

Born: 9/27/1955

Died: 5/26/2004

Maiden Name: Barnes

Honorific: n/a

Vicky Lynn Barnes Lester, 48, of Niceville, Florida, passed away May 26, 2004. Vicky was born September 27, 1955, at the Talihina Indian Hospital to Vernon and Wanda Porterfield Barnes.

Vicky was a longtime employee of Buffalo Rock (Pepsi), both in Huntsville, Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to many.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Lester, of the home; sons, Brandon Lester of the home and Bryan Lester and wife, Jessica, of Freeport, Florida; mother, Wanda Porterfield Barnes and Vernon Barnes of Destin, Florida; sister, Teketha Barnes Ray of Pensacola, Florida, and a brother, Michael Barnes of Destin, Florida; grandmother, Ruby Pauline Porterfield of Talihina, Oklahoma; uncle and aunt, Tony and Nauni Barnes of Summerfield, Oklahoma; aunt and uncle, Jimmie and Harold Gibson of Wister, Oklahoma; aunts and uncles in California and Arizona; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Clayton Due Gibson, 64, passed away April 13, 2004, in Denison, Texas. He was born August 13, 1939, in Hendrix, Oklahoma, to William and Thelma Franklin Gibson.

Mr. Gibson married Susan Tamara Philagios on March 12, 1984, in Denison. Some of his favorite hobbies included fishing, gardening, playing dominoes and working on cars. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jimmy Wayne Gibson; brothers, Sonny and Amos Gibson, and sisters, Serena Gibson and Marie Harkins.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Gibson, of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton Jr. and Lori Gibson of Kingwood, Texas, and Gary and Tina Gibson of Bokchito, Oklahoma; daughters and sons-in-law, Terry Ann and Mark Woodall of Denison, Tammy Gibson of Mena, Arkansas, Ginny and Michael Delo and Wendy and Dale Needham, all of Ben Lomond, Arkansas, Tamara and Shane Able of Pottsboro, Texas, Teresa and Maynard Roberts of Denison, Texas, and Crystal Gibson of Sherman, Texas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda Newsom of Denison, Texas, Wynona and Eddie Lawrence of Mead, Oklahoma, and Nerma and Teddy Embry of Denison, Texas; an uncle, Benny Gibson of Bennington, Oklahoma; 22 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.