Funeral services will be held tomorrow in Elizabeth for a woman and her
six-month-old daughter, who died from injuries received in a car accident last
Thursday near Whipple, Ohio. Martha Gibson, 24, who has Calhoun-Wirt connections,
was pronounced dead at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was formerly married to
Hank Gibson of Calhoun.|
Her six-month-old daughter Tiffany Blosser of Lower Salem, Ohio died Sunday in
Children's Hospital, Columbus.
Other passengers in the car were, Johnny R. Blosser, 31, and Christa L. Gibson, 7.
Christa Gibson was treated at Selby Hospital, Johnny Blosser was
flown to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
The driver of the other vehicle, Nathan A. Way, 24, of Marietta was also flown to Grant
Medical Center. The Ohio Highway patrol said Gibson was driving south on Ohio 821
when Way's northbound pickup truck struck her vehicle head-on in the south bound
Emergency personnel used the Jaws of Life to extract the victims. Police said all the
victims were using seat belts and child restraints.
A memorial fund for those desiring to help the family has been established. Checks
may be mailed to Martha Gibson Memorial, Peoples Bank, 3411 Emerson Avenue,
Martha May Gibson, 24, of Lower Salem, Ohio, died July
11, 2002, at Marietta Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an auto
She was born in Elkton, Maryland, a daughter of Bernice Gill of Princeton,
and Moses Gill of Anawalt, West Virginia. She was a homemaker.
Also surviving are Johnny Blosser; two children, Christa Gibson
and Bridget Gibson at home; one sister, Midge Lula Woodard of Boone,
two brothers, Travis Gill of Anawalt and Moses Shelton of Elkton;
several half brothers and sisters and one nephew.
Joint services will be held for Ms. Gibson and her daughter Tiffany at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Matheny-Pomroy
Funeral Home of Elizabeth, West Virginia with Rev. Raymond Ray officiating.
Burial will be in
the Hodum Cemetery of Roane County. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday.
Tiffany Nichole Blosser, infant daughter of Johnny Blosser and the
Martha May Gibson, of Lower Salem, Ohio, died Sunday
July 14, 2002, at Columbus Children's Hospital from injuries sustained in an
Tiffany is survived by two sisters, Christa and Bridget Gibson, of Lower
Ohio; three brothers, Bobby, Brian and Billy Blosser of Annamoriah, West
paternal grandparents, David and Debbie Cunningham of Newark, West
maternal grandparents, Moses Gill of Anawalt, West Virginia. and Bernice
Princeton, West Virginia; paternal great-grandparents, Eileen Ledsome and
step-great-grandmother, Mae Cunningham; maternal
Glenna Potter of Princeton, West Virginia; several aunts, uncles, nieces and
She was preceded in death by step-paternal great-grandfather, Frank
Joint services will be held for Tiffany and her mother, Martha Gibson at 2
p.m. Wednesday, July
17, 2002, at Matheny Pomroy Funeral Home of Elizabeth, West Virginia. Rev.
will officiate. Burial in the Hodum Cemetery of Roane County.