Sapphire Jade Gibbs of Rolla, was born February 20, 2012, and departed this world Monday, January 28, 2013.
She leaves her mother, Ruby Ann Gibbs of Rolla, her father, Arthur Joseph Burlison of Rolla, loving caregivers, Brent Black, and Stephanee Walker, her maternal grandmother, Rebecca Gibbs of Newburg, uncle Max Gibbs, aunt Ariel Gibbs, and cousins, Ashler, Axton and Atticus, paternal grandparents, Mary Baker, of Bland, and Kevin Burlison of Boise, Idaho, aunts, Samantha Baker and Amanda Gibson and cousins, Daniel and Summer Gibson.
In loving memory of Sapphire, a memorial service will be held Saturday, the 9th of February, 12 p.m., at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church, located at 750 South Rolla St, in Rolla, MO. Please bring a potluck dish to share a meal together following the service, in the building behind the church.
The family wishes to thank Rocky at Teague & Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, MO for their services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Phelps County Bank of Rolla, in the name of Sapphire Gibbs, to help the family with final expenses.
A benefit chili dinner will be held Sunday, the 10th of February, 2013, located at the Greentree Christian Church, 10th St, in Rolla. Time TBD.