Hazel Gibbs, 94, of Bristol, VA peacefully passed in her home surrounded by the love and support of her family on Saturday, April 4, 2020. She was born in Clinchco, Va to Fuller and Vera Ray.
Hazel was a woman of strong will, honesty, and deep devotion to Jehovah God and her family. She was a lifetime associate member of the United Mine Workers of America.
She is survived by her brother, Marcel Ray; three daughters, Frances Chery, Catherine McKnight, and Victoria McKnight; two sons, James Gibbs and Tony Gibb; as well as a plethora of grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.
We would like to thank the 4th-floor medical staff at Ballad Health for all their compassion while our mother was in your care. We also thank the medical staff at Caris Health Care for their compassion and kindness to our mother and our family during the last days of her life.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that you donate to The UMWA Miners Aid Fund.
The UMWA Miners Aid Fund
Attn: Bob Scaramozzino
18354 Quantico Gateway Dr. Suite 200
Triangle Va. 22171-1779