Helen Patricia Lowery Gibbons, born May 8th, 1940 in Jackson, MS, died peacefully at her home in New Orleans on Monday, September 28th, 2020. Patsy is survived by her son David Cartan Loker Gibbons, Jr. (Lynne) and her daughter Dorothy Gibbons Church (John Mark).
Affectionally known as Honey by her grandchildren, Kathleen Pierce Gibbons, David Cartan Loker Gibbons, III (Beau), John Mark Church IV (Jack), Cartan Gibbons Church, and Lowery Reese Church. Patsy was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Frank Coleman Lowery and her husband, David Cartan Loker Gibbons.
She is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank Coleman Lowery, Jr. (Margaret), John William Lowery, Robert Sanders Lowery (Wanda), Kathleen Gibbons Favrot, Barbara Abaunza Gibbons, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A devout Catholic her entire life, Patsy graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Jackson, MS. She later received a business degree from the University of Mississippi. Devoted to children, Patsy spent many years a pre-school teacher at Les Enfants Nursery School and St. George’s Episcopal School where she was the Director of Extended Care before her retirement. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 2 at Holy Name of Jesus Church from 9:00-11:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 a.m.