Louise Moore Gibson

Female 1900 - 1992  (91 years)

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  1. 1.  Louise Moore Gibson was born 23 Oct 1900, Rockbridge Co. VA; died 13 Jun 1992, Montgomery Co. VA; was buried , Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rockbridge Baths, Rockbridge Co. VA.



    1930 Census
    Name: Louise G Sterrett
    Birth Year: abt 1901
    Gender: Female
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Homemaker: Yes
    Home in 1930: Walkers Creek, Rockbridge, Virginia
    Age at First Marriage: 19
    Attended School: No
    Able to Read and Write: Yes
    Father's Birthplace: Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Household Members:
    William R Sterrett 34
    Louise G Sterrett 29
    Mary D Sterrett 8
    William M Sterrett 7
    John R Sterrett 1
    Cleo Clark 14


    News-Gazette, Lexington, VA; 17 June 1992,

    Louise Gibson Sterrett, 91, of Blacksburg, formerly of Rockbridge, died Saturday, June 13, at Montgomery Regional Hospital.

    Mrs. Sterrett was born Oct. 23, 1900 in Rockbridge Baths, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John M. Gibson. She was married to the late William Robert Sterrett.

    She attended what is now known as Longwood College. She was postmistress at Rockbridge Baths for 31 years and was a member of Rockbridge Woman's Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Trails Chapter adn Colonial Dames XVII Century. She was also a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

    Mrs. Sterrett was a correspondent for many years for The News-Gazette and its predecessor The Rockbridge County News.

    She is survived by two sons, William M. Sterrett of Blacksburg and John R. Sterrett of Buena Vista; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

    The funeral was held Tuesday, June 16, at Bethesda Presbyterian Church by the Rev. David A. Dickerson. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

    The family suggests that memorials be made to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, or a charity of choice.

    Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Name: Louise Gibson Sterrett
    SSN: 224607458
    Gender: Female
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 23 Oct 1900
    Birth Place: Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
    Father Name: John M Gibson
    Mother Name: Mary J Adams
    Death Date: 13 Jun 1992
    Type of Claim: Original SSN.
    Notes: Dec 1961: Name listed as LOUISE GIBSON STERRETT; 18 Jun 1992: Name listed as LOUISE G STERRETT

    Grave location, obituary, and tombstone photo:

    Virginia, Deaths, 1912-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.
    Name: Louise Gibson Sterrett
    Death Date: 13 Jun 1992
    Death Place: Montgomery Co. VA

    Louise married William Robert Sterrett. William (son of Charles Reid Sterrett and Angeline Wallace (Annie) Dunlap) was born 18 Oct 1895, Rockbridge Co. VA; died 27 Mar 1959, Rockbridge Co. VA; was buried , Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rockbridge Baths, Rockbridge Co. VA. [Group Sheet]

    1. Mary Louise Sterrett was born 23 Aug 1922, Roanoke Co. VA; died Jan 1988, Rockbridge Co. VA; was buried , Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Rockbridge Co. VA.
    2. William Madison Sterrett, Sr. was born 25 Mar 1923, Rockbridge Co. VA; died 15 Nov 1993, Montgomery Co. VA; was buried , Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg, Montgomery Co. VA.
    3. John Reid Sterrett was born 28 Feb 1929, Rockbridge Co. VA; died 21 Apr 1998, Buena Vista, VA; was buried , Rockbridge Memorial Gardens, Lexington, Rockbridge Co. VA.

Generation: 2