ALBANY -- Teresa Renee Gibson, the daughter of Mrs. Jeanne Ziporah Gibson and Mr. Albert Ray Gibson, was born in Dougherty County on September 15, 1979. She departed this life on June 8, 2012.

Teresa grew up in Dougherty County and attended the Dougherty County Public School System graduating from Westover High School in 1998. After school, she joined the military and served five years in the United States Air Force. She served in the Security Forces as a military policewoman and earned awards such as air Force Achievement Medal, Air Force Training Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, and Air Force Longevity Service Awards. Her Air Force duty stations consisted of Egypt, Korea, and Japan.

After Military life, she attended Darton College and received an Associate of Science Degree. She continued her education at Albany State University where she was due to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in the fall of 2012.

She leaves to cherish her memories: three children Kiana Mikel Wright, Malachi Ray-al Wright, and Isaiah Adrel Wright all of Albany, Georgia; a loving mother, Jeanne Gibson of Albany, Georgia; a loving father, Albert Gibson of Albany, Georgia; two sisters, Tenita Tiffany Gibson of Stone Mountain, Georgia and Christina Gibson of Colquitt, Georgia; two brothers, Michael Kelly and Jermaine Gibson both of Atlanta, Georgia; a former husband, Jamal Wright of Chicago, Illinois; and a host of extended family, nieces, church members, and friends.

Funeral Services will be conducted today, Friday, June 15, 2012 at 11:00AM at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 901 South Westover Blvd. Dr. Daniel Simmons will officiate. Interment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1704 Lily Pond Road.

M.L. King Funeral Directors

Albany 229/435-4813

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