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James Glenn Gibbs

May 20, 1948 ~ October 4, 2011

James Glenn Gibbs, 63, of Starks, LA died Tuesday, October 4, 2011 in the comfort of his home.


Mr. Gibbs was born in and lived most of his life in Starks, LA. He worked as an Industrial Painter in the Construction Industry for thirty-two years before retiring. He enjoyed deer hunting. Mr. Gibbs was a devoted family man who adored his wife and daughter and loved to spoil his grandchildren.


He was a member of First Pentecostal Church of Starks where he was a member of the Deacon Board, Trustee and Head Usher. He was also on the Board of Commissions Fire Department in Starks.


Mr. Gibbs will be most remembered for his Love for God, his family and his Mayhaw jelly.


He leaves to honor his memory, his wife of forty- five years, Charlene Sabins Gibbs of Starks; one daughter, Teresa Skaggs and husband Daniel of Lumberton, TX; two grandsons, Joey Berwick and Davey Langham of Lumberton, TX; one granddaughter, Danielle Skaggs of Lumberton, TX; one great- grandchild, Gunner Goodman of Lumberton, TX; one brother, David Broussard of Orange,TX; three sisters, Sherry Bussell and husband Steve of Starks and Rhonda Hammond and Nancy Light, both of Mansfield, TX; many brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews and nieces. He also leaves three very special girls, Samantha Tarver, Jazlyn Hall and Anna Frazier.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Says Broussard and his brother, Dexter Allen Broussard.


Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 6, 2011 in First Pentecostal Church of Starks. Reverend Greg Frazier will officiate. Interment will follow in Miller Cemetery Annex under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation Wednesday will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM and Thursday from 9:00 AM until the time of service in the church.


Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.

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  1. Bubba,you have been the best big brother I could have ever hoped for.I am so grateful to know where you now reside that as much as I miss you,you have been completely made whole,never to hurt again.I am so thankful that you were able to meet the man I love will marry,and give us your Blessings.I can only imagine the reunion between you,momma Dexter,and I know I will see you all again one sweet day.I love you!

  2. James i heard monday that you was sick again and was going to come by when i got in thur. But i am stuck on in the gulf till then. I just waant you to know you were 1 of my best friend ever.I enjoyed seeing you ever time we came to church. It will never be the same again. Your prayers have been answered and all is good. Us left here on earth may question why so soon but god knows what he is doing better than us. So when you get trough visiting with him say hi to paw paw and mom for me. Thanks for all your prayers that you have sais for me and my family they helped a lot more that you knew. There is a lot more i could say. Knowing you was a friend meant more that anyone knows you will be greatly missed. By no means do i want you to give up what you lived you life for and come back down here to all that is going on in this world. My prayers are for you family and friends that miss and loved you.Thanks for all you have done you made the world a better place. The force is now with you. Love and miss you.

  3. Sister Charlene, Brother James Glenn was a remarkeable man who has made an impact on my family. His memory will forever be cherished throughout our lives. Little Michael was truly touched by him and will always remember him as his Huntin Buddy. We will continue to lift you and your family up in prayer. We love you all so dearly. Sincerely, The Rutherford's


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