Sylvia Hunt Gibson

December 1, 1939 - March 28, 2024

Sylvia Hunt Gibson, age 84 passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Roman Eagle Nursing Home. Ms. Gibson was born December 1, 1939 in Lynchburg, Virginia to the late Eldridge Thomas Hunt, Sr. and the late Zelma Dobyns Hunt. She was married to the late Walter Gibson.

She was a member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church where she sang in the choir and was in the women’s ministry. She was a registered nurse and worked for Roman Eagle until her retirement, and was a member of the Dry Fork Fire Department axillary.

She is survived by her loyal friends, Sandra H. Jones, and her husband Raymond; stepchildren; step-grandchildren; one niece, and four nephews; her special friends, Garland and Lois Wells; and other friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was also predeceased by her brother, Eldridge Thomas Hunt, Jr.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, April 1, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Norris Funeral Service, Mt. Hermon Chapel with Pastor Gerald Kelly, and Pastor Roger Collins officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church building fund, 3612 Dry Fork Rd. Dry Fork, VA 24549, or Dry Fork Volunteer Fire Department, 4860 Dry Fork Rd, Dry Fork, VA 24549.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Gibson family. Online condolences may be made at