Silvereen Gibson

Published 1:16 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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Ms. Silvereen Gibson was born July 20, 1933, to the late Anna Bell Gibson and Jessie Gibson. She departed from her earthly house to her home in glory at the age of 89 on July 24, 2022, at her residence. Her passing was peaceful and humble.

As a young girl, Silvereen grew up in North Carolina. She then relocated to New Jersey, where she worked as a domestic and health care worker for decades. Silvereen had a genuine love for her family and her community.

Silvereen leaves behind to cherish her precious memories: two daughters, Cynthia (Less) Leslie of Somerset, N.J., and Delores Peters of Bogalusa; three sons, Charles (Delores) Walker of Bound Brook, N.J., Gregory (Shirley) Walker of South Brunswick, N.J., and Bernard Walker of Bogalusa; three granddaughters, Antoinette Gibson of Somerset, Datisha Morris of Pittman, N.J., and Jasmine Peters of Bogalusa; three grandsons, Barry (Suzzane) Gibson of Somerset, Freddie I. Peters Jr. and Jonathan H. Peters, both of Bogalusa; three great-granddaughters; five great-grandsons; special nieces, Carolyn Lane and Jessie Evens; special nephews, Matthew Gibson and Walter Gibson; and a host of additional loving nieces and nephews.

Silvereen was preceded in death by her mother, Annie Bell Gibson; her father, Jessie Gibson; her life partner, Charles W. Walker; a daughter, Patricia Walker Vanderpuye; grandson, Terrence Terrill Gibson; one sister, Mary Bell Davis; three brothers, Jesse Gibson, Willie Gibson and Charles Gibson; one son-in-law, Freddie Peters; and a good friend, Gussie Lee Booker.

The funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, with the Rev. Nolan Robinson, pastor, officiating.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at