Dorothy C. Gibson age 91 died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on August 31, 1925 in Kansas City, MO the first child of Frank and Thelma (Stratton) Davidson. She attended Kansas City school and moved to Portland, OR after graduating college. She was married to Ray Gibson on December 7, 1964 in Portland. Dorothy and Ray enjoyed camping and served as campground hosts for the Bureau of Land Management and for the Mt. Hood National Forestry Service for over 18 years. She was an avid reader and sewer. Dorothy was a loving wife. mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Survivors include two sons George (Elaine) Sherwood of Beaverton, OR and James Sherwood of Salem, OR; one daughter Dawnelle (Donald) Pope of Fall River, WI; ten grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; a sister Shirley (Carrol) Houston of Fairview, OR; many nieces, nephews, other family, friends and her favorite nurse, Heather Daan and CNA Kelli Susee.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers Kenneth and Robert Davidson; one sister Judith Newton; one son Ronald; one daughter Patricia.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Jensen Funeral & Cremation, Columbus. Donations may be made to Wm. S. Middleton Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI or for Macular Degeneration research at UW-Madison.