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1989 Amber 2024

Amber Lynn Gibson

January 13, 1989 — February 1, 2024


Amber Lynn Gibson Obituary, Smithfield VA, Amber Gibson Passed Away In Tragic Accident

Amber Lynn Gibson Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we share the devastating news of the passing of Amber Gibson, beloved granddaughter of Wes and Lynn Gibson of Virginia Beach, VA and husband Jesse Sarver of Smithfield, VA. Amber’s life was tragically cut short when she was struck and killed while walking her dog. This unforeseen and heartbreaking incident has left the Gibson and Sarver families in deep mourning and shock. Amber’s sudden departure has created a void that words cannot adequately express. Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest condolences go out to Wes and Lynn Gibson and the Sarver families, who now face an unimaginable loss. As they navigate through this difficult time, may they find strength, solace, and the support of their friends, family, and community.

Remembering Amber – Amber was more than a wife, mother, daughter, and granddaughter; she was a cherished individual who touched the lives of those around her. As we mourn her untimely passing, let us also celebrate the beautiful moments and memories she shared with her loved ones. Amber leaves behind two sons and a daughter, who now face the challenge of coping with the absence of their beloved mother. During this heart-wrenching time, we join together in prayer for Amber’s children and the entire Gibson and Sarver families. May the Lord provide comfort, strength, and guidance as they navigate the days ahead. Let our collective prayers act as a source of support, lifting the burden of grief and offering hope for brighter days. She loved the movie “Nightmare before Christmas,” gardening, nurturing flowers, and diamond painting. Her favorite designs and pictures always included anime. She could be found watching the Green Bay Packers whenever they were playing. 

Lord’s Mercy and Healing – In our prayers, we seek the Lord’s mercy and healing for the Gibson and Sarver families. May they find the strength to endure this profound loss and the courage to face the challenges that lie ahead. Let the memory of Amber be a beacon of light, and may her spirit live on in the hearts of those who loved her. During times of grief, the power of community support is invaluable. Let us come together to offer our condolences, assistance, and love to the Gibson and Sarver families as they navigate through this painful journey. Together, we can be a source of comfort and strength for those who need it most.

Amber’s Family – Amber Lynn Gibson, 35, went to be with the Lord on February 1, 2024. She was the daughter of Nicholyn Gibson and step-parents Mark and Lara Sullivan. She was predeceased in life by her two sons Adam and Ryu Sarver and Jesse’s grandmother Nancy Day.     

Amber is survived by her loving husband Jesse Sarver, two sons Gabriel and Reese and a daughter Rylee residing in Smithfield, VA. Her family includes her brother LCDR Sean and Katherine Gibson living in San Diego, CA. Her sister Coreyanne and husband Mark McNulty living in Fredericksburg, VA. Her Virginia Beach relatives include her sister Bailey and husband Trevor Hodgdon and her sons Aiden and Lucas and a daughter Scarlette; her uncle Scott and Whitney Gibson and their family including sons Ryan Bergstresser, Tristan Gibson and Bianca Quinn and their children Kylo and Veronica, son Wesley Wetherbee and Emily Walker and their daughter Willow, and daughter Adriana Moore and Marcus Barrett; her uncle Ian and Stephanie Gibson and daughter Theodora. Her uncle Wesley II and wife Cindy Gibson and son Wesley III in Hartley, DE. Amber’s mother-in-law Linda Day; her aunt Sandra Day Woods; and brother-in-law Greg and Liasa Sarver in Norfolk, VA. 

A memorial funeral service celebrating Amber’s life will be held at 4:30 PM Saturday, February 10, 2024 at Saint Luke’s Cemetery, in Smithfield, VA. Memorial service will be open for all who want to celebrate Amber’s life. Online condolences may be registered at 

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

4:30 - 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

St. Luke's Memorial Park Cemetery

14477 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430

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