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Nina Gibbs Nolen
  • In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider contributions in Nina's name to:
  • ALS Association, LA/MS Chapter
    P.O. Box 66825
    Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6825

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Patterson, LA 70392
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“Ms. Nina was our "MOM" at Uniforms For "U" and we all loved her. She was the best person that ever came our way and was liked by all. We adopted...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Barton Chunn - Montgomery, TX

“Jenny and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Praise that she knew and loved the Lord. What a wonderful legacy she...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tim and Michele. Bauer - kingwood, TX

“Love you forever!!!!! ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Barton Chunn - Montgomery, TX

“Ms. Nina was always there keeping everyone in line and removing a few when she thought it was needed. She was a Mother to all of us at Uniforms For ...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Barton Chunn - Montgomery, TX

“Growing up in the Nolen's household was always an adventure. Ms. Nina kept us all in line and loved us all no matter the circumstances. Living on a...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Valarie Philliber Waldmeier - LA

“Prayers going out to Ms. Nina Family. She was a sweet lady that I had the pleasure of meeting. You will be missed by all who knew her. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Rineholt - Centerville, LA

“She was a sweet, wonderful lady who m I had the privilege of caring for. My prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Angie Neal

“Grandma Nolen was one in a million. She had a heart of gold and always welcomed everyone with open arms . I will miss her very much. What an...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Paula franklin - Houston, TX

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May she rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus Christ console...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: ~ the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services celebrating the life of Nina Gibbs Nolen will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Bayou Vista Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery in Patterson. Rev. Steve Kelly and Rev. Charles Gilder will officiate the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday at Bayou Vista Baptist Church from 9:00 AM until time of service.

Ms. Nina was born on March 5, 1926 in Bowden, Georgia to the late Bill Dewey Gibbs and the late Jewel Violet Craft Gibbs. She was a loving, devoted, and incredible mother and grandmother who practiced unconditional love. She enjoyed driving her trucks, and sewing for her children and grandchildren, anything from bibs to wedding dresses. She was most proud of her hand-made baby blankets which she made, starting with her first grandchildren in 1968, for family and friends, which have been since been taken all over the world. She was also a member of Bayou Vista Baptist Church since 1967. She passed away at the age of 89 on Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Survivors include her seven children, Joyce Anne Edmondson, Ralph Norman Nolen Jr. and wife Lisa, Carolyn Chris Rodrigue and husband Lindsey, Tommy Ray Nolen and wife Jodie, Margie Nolen Minix and husband Philip, Nola Faye Bowers and husband Bruce, and Virginia Ruth Kirkpatrick and husband Tommy; one brother, Tommy Bill Gibbs and wife Kay; 97 grandchildren and great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider contributions in Nina's name to ALS Association, LA/MS Chapter, P.O. Box 66825, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6825, 800-891-3746,

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.