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“Dear Marty & Nilda, my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear mom. May the Lord guard your hearts with His peace that passes all human...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Odette Del Rio - Corinth, TX

“My wonderful aunt Sarah laughed contagiously sweet w/a lovely smile. She sang holy hymns of praise to God & is now reunited w/her parents, siblings,...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Odette Del Rio - Corinth, TX

“My most sincere condolences on the loss of your dear Mother. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Melody Askew - Marshall, MI

“Sarah brought so much joy and laughter to everyone lucky enough to know her. Offering condolences to her sweet daughters and entire family. Sending...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Terry and Dee Phillips - MI

“She was a delight, my dad's (AC Gibson)favorite cousin. May she rest in peace and may her family find comfort in knowing what a wonderful she was. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis Gibson - Loveland, CO

“Sarah will be missed. She had a vivacious personality, beautiful smile, contagious laugh and a beautiful singing voice. I remember when I was a...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Longenbarger - Dundee, MI

“Marty and Nielda, I'm so sorry for the loss if your mom. She was a great lady that I have so many fond memories of. You and your families are in my...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Verna Meneguzzo - Marshall, MI

“So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember growing up spending a lot of time with Delia at your house and the amazing Spanish rice with...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Walling-Murphy - Fulton, MI

“So sorry for your loss.sarah was a wonderful beautiful person inside and out.she was delightful to be around.i so enjoyed working with her on the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Hazel - Battle creek, MI

“Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Ann Gibson Linares - ADRIAN, MI


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Sarah (Medina) Gibson, 95, of Battle Creek, Michigan died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

She was born March 2, 1925 in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico the daughter of Silverio and Isidra (Feliciano) Medina. Sarah grew up in Santurce, where she was a 1945 high school graduate and attended the University for nursing one year. Sarah came to Battle Creek in 1948 and worked briefly in nursing. Most of her life she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Sarah Medina was united in marriage to Jay W. Gibson May 11, 1948 in Sylvania, Ohio. Sarah was preceded in death by her husband, Jay on March 27, 1995. Surviving are two daughters, Maritza "Marty" (Ronald) Gibson-DeBoer of Battle Creek, Nilda E. (Fernando) Gibson- Guajardo of Galesburg; eight grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren along with their families; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and their families.

In addition to her husband, Sarah was also preceded in death by a daughter, Delia Gibson Logan; four sisters and two brothers.

Sarah was a member of the former Fort Custer Chapel. She volunteered for the American Red Cross on blood drives; and also at the former Leila Hospital. She enjoyed flowers, camping and traveling, especially to Puerto Rico. She loved music and sang at churches, for weddings and other special occasions. Sarah will be remembered for her singing, laughter, her smile, wit and outgoing personality.

A private family visitation will be held at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please remember Sarah by considering a donation to the American Red Cross, 111 E. Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.