Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Mildred Wheless Gibson

Mildred Wheless Gibson, 86, of Albemarle, NC passed away Monday February 15, 2021 at Trinity Place. Her funeral service will be 2pm Wednesday February 17, 2021 in the New London United Methodist Church with Rev.James Pyatt and Rev. Leslee Wray officiating. Burial will follow in Tyson-Wheless Cemetery with her husband Walter’s cremains. There will be no formal visitation.

Mrs. Gibson was born January 14, 1935 in Anson County, NC to late Dewitt Talmadge Wheless, Sr. and Osie Lee Wheless. She graduated from Pfeiffer College in 1956. Mildred was a former teacher in the Stanly County School System. Mrs. Gibson was a member of the New London United Methodist Church where she was very active, especially in the United Methodist Women.

Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Walter I. Gibson on April 26, 2020. She is survived by her son Alan B. Gibson and wife Jennifer of Albemarle, NC; three grandchildren Andrew, Luke and Rachel Gibson. A brother also preceded her in death Dewitt T. “Buck” Wheless, Jr.

Memorials may be made to the New London United Methodist Church or the United Methodist Women, P.O. Box 146, New London, NC 28127.

Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Gibson family.


  • Aleece Lehman Posted February 15, 2021 4:50 pm

    Prayers Alan for comfort,. You mom was one amazing lady! I loved her dearly! Prayers for your family!!! God bless!

  • Sherry Gaddy Posted February 16, 2021 7:29 am

    I knew Mrs Osie, as she was a teacher in Polkton High School, where I attended School…My grandparents were E.F. & Ada Billingsley…
    To her family Our Deepest Sympathy, Prayers & Love,
    Donald, Sherry (FOSTER), Daniel, Mila, Kira, & Kaya Gaddy

  • Gordon & Sharon Mason Posted February 16, 2021 8:02 pm

    Prayers for the family, may GOD bless

  • Becky Lee Davis Posted February 16, 2021 10:32 pm

    Sending our Thoughts n Prayers for the Lee – Wheless – Gibson families.

  • eddie barringer Posted February 17, 2021 6:32 am

    she was my 4th grade teacher a super person

  • Jill Wagoner Williams Posted February 18, 2021 9:12 am

    Allan, Jennifer and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Mother was such a beautiful and special person. She was a gifted teacher, although I never got to have her and I cried about it. But it was a pleasure and honor to have known her. May God comfort you and give you peace.

  • Louise Isenhour Posted February 18, 2021 10:48 pm

    Allan and family, I am so sorry for. Your loss. Your mother was such a wonderful teacher and person. I was blessed to have know her. God bless you all and grant you peace.

  • Mark & Janet Posted February 20, 2021 11:20 am

    Memories of Ms. Mildred and her mom so special Polkton School Days!!!!!

  • Terita Helms Posted February 22, 2021 9:53 pm

    Prayers for you and your family. Your mother was a wonderful and blessed lady. We loved her and your dad very much and she will be missed

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