Henry "Cobb" Wess Gipson

of Smithville, AR

March 4, 1942 - May 24, 2022

Henry "Cobb" Wess Gipson, 80, of Smithville, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

He was born March 4, 1942 in Sitka, Arkansas to Jess Gipson and Cleophus Robinson Gipson.

Henry was a lifetime member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church where he served as a superintendent. He was very caring person and a devoted husband. Henry was a farmer raising produce, loved the outdoors, went barefooted everywhere and loved traveling and chaperoning. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was also a great story teller.

Survivors include his two sisters, Helen Gipson of Salem and Tennie Purser of Senatobia, Mississippi; his cousins, Phil and Betty Combs, Desi Smith and Diane Bristow; two nieces; numerous cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Carolyn Sue Gipson and sister, Amalou Mason.

Pallbearers are Danny Myrick, Andrew Myrick, Howard Gipson, Wess "Rooster" Gipson, Dr. Ronnie Smith and Rodney Bristow. Honorary pallbearers will be Verton Miller, Timmy Myrick, Tommy Pagan, Jackie Pickett, Billy Joe Gann and Phil Combs.

Funeral services will being at 10:00 am Friday, May 27, 2022 at Pleasant Ridge Community Church under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville, with Jim Pagan officiating. Burial will follow at Parsley Cemetery in Smithville.

Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 am Friday just prior to service at the church.

Memorials may be made in his honor to Pleasant Ridge Community Church c/o Jim Pagan, 10 Pleasant Ridge Road, Poughkeepsie, AR 72569.

Service Information
Pleasant Ridge Community Church
108 Pleasant Ridge Road
Poughkeepsie,  AR 72569
5/27/2022 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Funeral Service
Pleasant Ridge Community Church
108 Pleasant Ridge Road
Poughkeepsie,  AR 72569
5/27/2022 at 10:00 am

Parsley Cemetery

Smithville, AR 

Memorial Contributions
Pleasant Ridge Community Church c/o Jim Pagan
10 Pleasant Ridge Road
Poughkeepsie, AR 72569

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501