Deanne Gibson-Roles, Long-Time OBCGS Volunteer Has Passed Away

A leading volunteer who supported the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society for many years, Dee Gibson-Roles passed away at the age of 71 on Friday, November 9, 2018. Among other important contributions, she wrote a regular genealogy column for the Asheville Citizen Times and created OBCGS’ First Families of Old Buncombe County (FFOB) which identifies and recognizes the descendants of early pioneer families who settled in Western North Carolina. She was buried at the Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery on Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018.

Here is the obituary for Dee: 

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