Services for Lawrence Gibbs

Lawrence Lindsay Gibbs, 67, managing editor of The Perkins Journal, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, in Tulsa, Okla. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at the First Presbyterian Church of Stillwater, 524 S. Duncan, Stillwater, Okla. The service is under the direction of Strode Funeral Home of Stillwater. Gibbs was born Oct. 21, 1942, in Tulsa, Okla. He attended Oklahoma State University where he received his B.A. in journalism. He was married on Sept. 8, 1966, to Peggy Leigh. After working at several state newspapers, Gibbs joined the Stillwater NewsPress in 1968. He remained at the NewsPress for 35 years, working as city editor and then managing editor. He joined the staff at The Perkins Journal in 2003, and was instrumental in helping the Journal launch the Stillwater Journal in 2004. Gibbs was inducted to OPA's Half Century Club in February 2010.