Margaret Gibson DeMott, 94, of Leesburg, GA passed away September 28, 2022 at Lee County Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Jonathan LaBarge will officiate. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Ft. Perry Baptist Church Cemetery, Marion Co., GA.
Born in Buena Vista, GA, Mrs. DeMott moved to Albany, GA in 1961 and moved to Lee Co., GA in 1976. She was the owner of Margaret’s Drapery Shop and a member of New Hope Baptist Church and the Adult Sunday School Class.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John William Ford and Vivian Lee Hand Gibson, her husband’s, J. Henry Gibson and Ray Ford DeMott, a son, Jerome E. Gibson, infants, Marvin Jack Gibson, Margaret Louise Gibson, Martha Jane Gibson, great-grandson, Nicholas Widner and siblings.
Survivors include a son and his wife, William Wayne Gibson (Mary), Lee Co., GA, daughter-in-law, Diane Gibson, Galva, IL, step-children, Ronnie DeMott (Betty), Dougherty Co., GA, Linda Bennett (Marice) Byron, GA, grandchildren, Carmin Widner, Lee Co., GA, Angela Lewis, Nashville, TN, Faye Dunn (David), Lee Co., GA, Megan Lewis (Tim), Naperville, IL, Keitra Sparks (Robby) Farmington, IL, step grandchildren, Trent Kaufman (Julie), Galva , IL, Susan Schuytema (Paul), DePoe Bay, OR, Ian Klein (Marla), Galva, IL, great-grandchildren, Lyle Seller (Ali), Tifton, GA, Ashley Sellers, Chattanooga, TN, Ivey Clifton (T.C.), Leesburg, GA, Jamie Harper (Craig), Charleston, SC, Rodney Brasington (Alyssa) and Wade Brasington both of Lee Co., GA. Aubrey Davis, Cameron Davis, Elsie Davis all of Naperville, IL, Bradley Kemper, Farmington, IL, step-great grandchildren, Max Lansing, Rio, IL, Katherine Kaufman, Denver, CO, Donny Elston, Normal, IL, Kane Elston (Rachel), Grace Klein and Kaydence Klein both of Galva, IL and nine great-great-grandchildren.