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Patricia "Patty" Lee (Watson) Gibbs

August 31, 1945 ~ August 18, 2022 (age 76)
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Patricia “Patty” Lee Gibbs, age 76, of Brooklyn, MI, passed away, August 18, 2022, at the University of Michigan Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hillsdale, MI, to Legrand Curtis Watson and Gloria Juanita Whalton and raised by Clare and Phyllis Brown.  Pat was a graduate of Grass Lake High School.  Patty was blessed in life with an extended and blended family.  Pat’s (Granny Pat) true joys in life were her grandchildren, Jeffrey Updike, Michael Updike, Danielle Wilkerson-Kelley, Hunter Gibbs, Grace Gibbs, Logan Holmes, Audrey Holmes, Izzy Gibbs, Lainey Holmes, and three great granddaughters.  She loved feeding and watching “her birds”, spoiling her special cats Zuri and Cupcake, and spending time with her Vineyard Lake family.  Pat is survived by her son Jeff (Sharon) Updike, stepson Scott (Sharon) Gibbs, stepdaughter Kristy (Matthew) Holmes, stepdaughter Cristel Davis, stepson Dan Davis, and many loving brothers and sisters.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck Gibbs, and stepson Jeff Gibbs. Patty's smile, laughter, sense of humor, and big heart will be missed everyday by her many family members and great friends. A Celebration of Life will take place on October 8, 2022, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarklake Golf Course, 5535 Wesch Road, Brooklyn, MI 49230. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cascades Humane Society at

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Celebration of Life..
October 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Clark Lake Golf Course
5535 Wesch Road
Brooklyn, MI 49230
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