MarionGenevieve CoxGibson, age 88, passed away peacefully with her family by her side March 15, 2014 at the home she shared with her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Michael Morel. Marion, daughter of the late John Cornelius and Elsie Fearson Cox, was a native Alexandrian and wife of the late William Edward "Perry" Gibson, also of Alexandria. She graduated from St. Mary's Academy, was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church, and worked with the American Red Cross. She and Perry enjoyed attending social events at the Mount Vernon Yacht Club and Old Dominion Boat Club, and was an avid genealogist, proud of her Virginia heritage. Marion is survived by daughters, Susan Gibson Barker of Punta Gorda, FL and Janet Gibson Morel of Round Hill, VA; brother, John C. Cox, Jr. (Susan O'Driscoll Cox) of Fairfax Station, VA; grandchildren, Caroline Tapp Rhoads and Kevin Morel of Ashburn, VA, Mike Morel, Jr. of Chantilly, VA; great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Tapp Rhoads, Megan Malo, and Bella & Hayes Morel; nephews, Daniel and Michael Cox; and niece, Cornelia Cox Musser. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Alexandria on Wednesday, March 19th at 1 p.m. The family will receive guests 30 minutes prior to the service. Marion will join Perry at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Capital Caring Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association.
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We're so sorry to hear about your loss. Our parents, Margaret and Max Davis spent many good times with Marion and Perry over the years, and we also always enjoyed seeing them. We last saw your Mother at our Mother's memorial service.
Martha and Susan
Posted by: Susan Davis Yowell and Martha Davis Bodden - Alexandria, VA - family friends Mar 20, 2014
Our family is praying for you at this difficult time. May your loss be tempered by many happy memories.
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