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Karen Sue Cantrell Gibson, 46, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of TSgt Christopher “Chris” Lee Gibson, United States Air Force, died Friday morning, July 31, 2020, at her home with her family at her side.

Born in Decatur, Georgia, she was a daughter of Rebecca Sue Lowery Cantrell and the late Donald Cantrell. Karen was a longtime active member of Compassion Christian Church – East Campus, where she was the Small Group Leader for Student Ministry. She loved spending time with her husband and kids, missions, going to the beach, and baking.

Surviving are her husband of 13 years, TSgt Christopher “Chris” Lee Gibson, United States Air Force of Savannah; one daughter, Madison Gibson of Savannah; two sons, Chase Gibson and Logan Gibson, both of Savannah; her mother, Rebecca Sue Lowery Cantrell of Dacula, Georgia; her brother, Greg Cantrell and his wife, Jennifer, of Auburn, Georgia, and her nieces and nephews, Garrison Cantrell, Kaitlyn Cantrell, Caroline Cantrell and Griffin Cantrell.

The visitation will be held from 5 until 6:15 Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Compassion Christian Church – East Campus 9150 Old Montgomery Road, with a celebration of life service being held at 6:30 conducted by the Reverend Drew Humphreys. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Be The Match – Post Office Box 1450, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55485-1449 or Proem Ministries – 12910 Shelbyville Road, Suite 200, Louisville, Kentucky 40243.

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  1. Tracey Buchner says:


    I know how much you loved your mom. I am thinking and praying for you and your family during this very difficult time. You and your family are in my prayers.

    Love you,

  2. Anita Sexton Scott says:

    The Sextons and Scotts send their most sincere condolences to all of Karen’s family. There are no words to comfort you at this time, but please know there are constant prayers being whispered for all of you and the overwhelming grief you feel right now.
    May God comfort you.

  3. Georgette Jackson says:

    Dearest Family,

    I met Karen at Walk to Emmaus #123 and we sat at the Table of Ruth. I loved her from day one as she was such a lovable, caring woman of God with a wonderful sense of humor! She kept us laughing as she was so full of joy! She will be missed!
    May God’s love for Karen and your family bring you peace and comfort to your hearts.

  4. Susan and Pinky Dill says:

    Our prayers are with the family as they deal with this loss. As long time friends of Sue and Don, we know how very much they loved their children. I can imagine the joy when Don greeted his daughter, Karen. Now they rejoice together in heaven
    Prayers and love to this family
    Susan and Pinky Dill

  5. Freida Porzio says:

    We have just learned of Karen’s passing. she will be missed greatly. We are all better for having known her.

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