Sister Mary Stella McGhee Gibbs

July 15, 2022

Sister Mary Stella McGhee Gibbs, age 86, of Atmore, AL passed away on July 11, 2022 in Pensacola, FL. She was born on April 15, 1936 in Atmore, AL to Kinzie and Ethel McGhee. She and her husband pastored over 50 years at United Pentecostal Church of Atmore, AL. Upon the death of her husband, she co-pastored at First Pentecostal Church of McCullough until her passing. She was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Fred Gibbs; her siblings: Raymond McGhee, Willie Lois Fore, Joe Frank McGhee and Carolyn Rackard; her great grandson, David Landon White.

She is survived by her son, David (Patricia) Gibbs of Atmore, AL; her daughter, Rosemary Powell of Atmore, AL; her sister, Betty Ruth (Gene) Sheppard of Dothan, AL; her granddaughters: Ashley (Chad) White, Lindsay (Michael) Wood, Stacey (Kevin) White and LaRose (Mark) Watson and her great grandchildren: Hayden, LaReya, Bryson, Marcus, Huxley, Brayden, Kinzie, Kylie, Hadley and Khloe.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel with Rev. Alton Lister, Rev. Steve Breceda and Rev. J.B. Sims officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Cecil Corey, Ken McGhee, Chet McGhee, Jason Rackard, Jeremy Rackard and Tony Emily.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 15, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel.


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