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Bethann Renee Gibson

April 3, 1961 ~ August 19, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Bethann Gibson Obituary

Funeral services for Bethann Gibson will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, August 25, 2023 at the Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Terry Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Hale Cemetery. Friends and family may visit 2 hours prior to the services.

Bethann R. Gibson age 62 passed away at her residence on Saturday, August 19, 2023. She was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio at the Mary Rutan Hospital on April 3rd, 1961 to the late father Ron Retterer and her mother Connie Fay. She married James E. Gibson on July 3, 2004 and they had been married for 19 years. 

Surviving is her son, Tyler (Vicky) Gibson and two stepsons Eric “Bo” Gibson and Derek “Dug” (Chrissy) Gibson. Grandsons; Hunter Gibson and Axl Gibson as well as four step grandchildren Derek “jr” Gibson, Guage Gibson, Jasmine Gibson and Gemma Gibson. She had one great grandchild Jayda Gibson, two brothers Ronald “Pete” (Susan) Retterer and Roger Retterer, stepdad, Larry Fay, four; stepbrothers Robert (Becky) Rowe, James (Brandie) Rowe, Ed (Donna) Fay and Bud (Tammy) Fay. She also had one stepsister, Jeanie (Jim) Baker. She had six nieces and nephews: Bret (Tiffany) Retterer, Scott (Jacalyn) Retterer, Kimberly (Jeremiah) Bailey, Katy (Ryan) Newland, Mary Retterer and Adam Retterer. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Ron Retterer and stepmother, Marcia Retterer as well as a stepdaughter, Tanya Miller. 

Bethann worked at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Kenton for 12 years in the O.B. She then went on to Honda Transmission at Indian Lake and she retired from there in 2020 after 22 years. She was a CEO of Not By Choice Outreach in Kenton, which helps those struggling with cancer and Bethann was a stage four Breast cancer survivor herself and she made it her mission in life to help others struggling with the disease as well. 

Bethann enjoyed going on vacations with her friends. One of her most favorite places to go was Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She loved canning food and gardening with loved ones and helping other people. She was a very proud grandma “maw maw” to her two grandsons: Hunter Gibson and Axl Gibson. She loved those two boys more than anything in this world. Bethann was a loving daughter, mother, sister, grandma, mother in-law, aunt and wife. She will truly be missed by so many people whose hearts she has touched. May she rest in peace! 

Memorial donations can be made to Not By Choice. 

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August 25, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Price McElroy Funeral Home
123 N. Main St.
Kenton, OH 43326

Funeral Service
August 25, 2023

1:00 PM
Price McElroy Funeral Home
123 N. Main St.
Kenton, OH 43326


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