Judie Tripp Gibson Paris, age 76, of Midland, TX passed away on April 1, 2018 in Waskom, TX.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am, Friday, April 6, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Ivy Shelton of First Baptist Church Waskom officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Judie was born in November 8, 1941 to Viola Maddux and Earl Bates Tripp in Odessa, TX. She graduated from Odessa High School and UTPB. She married Frederick Gibson in June 1959 in Odessa. Frederick passed away in 2001. She married Tex Paris December 2003. Judie taught school in Odessa and was a member of First Christian Church in Odessa and attended Sunday school at First Baptist of Midland.
Judie is preceded in death by her parents, Viola and Earl Tripp, and her first husband, Frederick.
Judie is survived by her loving husband, Tex Paris; son, Dean Gibson and wife, Rhonda of Brady, TX; daughter, Beth Ann Kelm and husband, Chris of San Antonio, TX; sister, Earlene Smith; grandchildren, Sarah Hrebicek and husband, Paul, Brittany, Zachary and Cooper Kelm, and Levi Gibson; step grandchildren, Hannah and Aaron Helm, Nathan, Andrew and Daniel Shelton; step daughters, April Paris, Aimee Shelton, Amanda Helm and great grandson, Rivers Hrebicek.
Pallbearers will be Zach and Cooper Kelm, Nathan, Andrew and Daniel Shelton and Aaron Helm.
Memorials may be given in Judie’s name to Gideon’s International Bible Distribution.
Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign her guestbook at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Dearest Earlene and family,
I was so very sorry to hear of your loss. Judie was always so cute and precious, and she will be missed. I have many fond memories of her growing up! Please know that my prayers are with you. Love you....Kaye
Kaye GaddyCisco, TX
Dearest Earlene & family:
You are in our thoughts & prayers. May God sustain you during this difficult time. So sorry to hear about Judie.
May God Bless you always...We love you, Kayloma, Kathy & Karry
Kayloma J YancyOdessa, TX
So sorry for your loss, Beth Ann. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time! May God continue to cradle you in His loving arms and give you His peace!
Pastor Steve & Rita WagnerSan Antonio, TX
Our condolences to the family. May she rest in peace
J.R. & Rosalie MascarenasAmarillo, TX
Dear Earlene & Family, we are so sorry for the loss of your sister, Judie. Our thoughts & prayers with you all during this time. Shirley & Baxter Breaux
Shirley & Baxter BreauxOdessa, TX
Tex and family, I am so about the loss of Judie. She was always so sweet and I loved visiting with her whenever I could. I know you will miss her presence in your lives. I will be praying for all of you.
Tanya CooperOdessa, TX
Love you Aunt Judie.
Rest in peace.
Tisha RegaladoOdessa, TX
Rest In Peace dear friend
Mike & Cheryl MasseyMcKinney, TX
Gammie, I'm sure gonna miss you.. Love you to the moon and back. Love, Levi Gibson
Rhonda GibsonBrady, TX
Judie was a truly beautiful person and my sympathy goes out to Earlene and the entire family.
Pat MimsFort Worth, TX
Our Sincerest Condolences and Our Prayers to Tex and Judie's Familyies. Judie Exemplified Everything Good and Positive in Life and Will be Dearly Missed by "ALL" of Her Many Friends and OHS 1959 Classmates.
Joyce and Ralph PoseySan Diego, CA