Kathleen Gibson Savage left her family on November 27, 2019. In reality, her amazing energy had left us a while ago but even with her last days, she was still singing. She leaves behind her treasured family: Children Sue Savage Schmidt and Betty Savage Herbert(Betsy), Son-in-laws Jeff Herbert and Karl Schmidt; Grandchildren Mike Garrett (Robin), Jamie Howard (David), Angela Reece Parker, Andrew Reece (Lindsay), Henry Jefferson Herbert (Mia); Siblings Leon Gibson (Pamela) and Ruth Shive.
Her great grandchildren are Savanah Garrett, Brock Garrett, Gage Parker, Garrett Parker, Drew Howard and Carlie Howard. Also surviving are seven great great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were parents William Kelly Gibson (Pa Bill) and Eula Garmon Gibson, siblings Albert Gibson, Magalene Phelps, Christine Phelps, Irene Fields, Lonzo Gibson, Lenice Gibson and Lonnie Gibson.
Kathleen was known as Mama, Grandma, Grandma Kathleen, and rarely Flossie. She loved her family, flowers, and gardening. Her kitchen was always open and provided a place for conversation, teasing and laughter. Her legacy will live on through recipes, mannerisms, and sayings passed to the people that loved her. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Metcalfe County Resource Service Center.
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