Collette Machin Gibson, 83, of Centerfield, passed away on Aug. 26, 2021.
She was born on June 28, 1938 in Salt Lake City, to Leslie Robert and Leona Margaret Baird Machin.
Collette met her sweetheart, Walter Gibson, in 1950 at the age of 12, they married two years later in Elko, Nevada on Sept. 26, 1952. He preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2015. Collette was a born homemaker. She was a really good cook and enjoyed making bread and cookies. She enjoyed camping, spending time in the mountains, horses and researching her genealogy. Collette loved being a home body and being surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her children: Bridget Gibson, Eureka; Melody (Rob) Jeffs, Gunnison; Tracey (Mike) Helton, Centerfield; Justin Gibson, Nephi; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant sister, brother, Robert Machin and great-grandson, Matthew Estey.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 at noon in the Centerfield Cemetery.
A viewing will be held prior to services at Magleby Mortuary, Manti from 10-11 a.m. Due to family health and current COVID-19 surge, the family is requiring masks be worn.