DeNeale Karen Gibson Plowman
She was born on Sept. 1, 1956 in Fort Knox, Ky. and was the daughter of Jim W. and Phyllis Lippard Gibson.
She is preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn D. Gibson.
Survivors: a daughter, April Swyers (Patrick); grandson, Chayse Swyers; sister, Gina Clanton (Todd); 2 nephews, Jonathan Stone, Jared Stone (Meredith Ann); a niece, Tessa Clanton; and her companion of 20 years, Joel Johnson.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 with the Rev. Michael Flack officiating at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House, 101 Hospice Ln, Winston-Salem, 27103; or to Bethlehem UMC at 607 Bethlehem Rd, Statesville, 28677.