Doretta Gibson Maxton

September 2, 2012



Murfreesboro – Doretta Gibson Maxton, 85, died Sunday, September 2, 2012 at The Ahoskie House.

She had lived in Greensboro, NC for many years prior to returning to Murfreesboro five years ago.

Ms. Maxton was the daughter of the late Georgia Mae Gibson and Marvin Gibson.

She is survived by a brother, Marvin L. Gibson, Jr., a sister-in-law Trudy Gibson and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, September 4 at 2:00 p.m. in Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro.

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home of Ahoskie is serving the Maxton family. Friends and family may sign the online guest book by visiting

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Mary Jo Ellis
11 years ago

Gerald and I send our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Doretta was a woman of near genious intelligence, fierce independence, and a genuine Southern graciousness. She loved all of you deeply and was proud of you. God’s peace be with you as she now rests in the Everlasting Arms.

Rita B Harrison
11 years ago

The Angels have taken you home- I Loved You