Carolyn’s Sparrow Song The lone sparrow sits high in her tree Pondering of what song to sing Patiently waiting for the day to be Stretching out her tired wings And as the sun starts to rise She begins with a simple song With chirps of lows and highs Following how the day will go Her song reminds us of better days Memories old but not to be forgotten To be remembered for her ways And the time that she has given And as the sun is in the sky It’s warmth begins to fall She will open her wings and fly To a place beyond us all Goodbye my little sparrow Fly high into the great open sky Though we may never see you again For us your song will never end. -Justin Wade Gibson Carolyn S. Gibson, 74, of Dillon, MT, died peacefully on Dec. 6, 2016 at Barrett Hospital. Daughter of late John and Jean Betley, she was born Feb. 10, 1942 in Conrath, WI. Carolyn attended Park County High School in Livingston, MT. During her high school years, she worked at the Strand Movie Theater. At this time, she met the love of her life and husband of 57 years, Grant Gibson. Carolyn and Grant started their married life together at the family ranch on Duck Creek. Through their years together, they ranched, and raised a family in Paradise Valley, Big Timber, and Dillon. In her lifetime, she owned and operated two Screen Printing and Embroidery shops. She also worked as a book keeper, and helped manage the family trucking business. Memories of our beloved mom, sister, aunt include her love of birds, her clocks, bowling, The Elks club, swimming in the river, her traveling adventures, 5-course family meals, her delicious pies, and her awesome Texas Sheet Cake. She worked long hours and she worked hard for what she had. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, nephew Jay Betley, daughter in law Karen Gibson, and a special little boy, Louie. She is survived by her husband Grant, her children Tammy (Greg) Clark, Mary (Phil) Hathaway, Kyle Gibson, Justin Gibson, Grandkids: Trista (Jake) Heileman, Jacy (Jake) Spencer, Cody Hathaway, Kaitlin Clark, Ian Clark, Tea Gibson, Sawyer Gibson. Siblings: Bob (Jane) Betley, David (Karen) Betley, Ken (Janie) Betley, Mary (Jerry) Thompson, plus numerous nieces and nephews. A “Celebration of Life” will be held Sunday, December 11, 2016, from 1 - 3PM at the Family Home in Dillon, MT. In lieu of flowers, Carolyn requested memorials be sent to St. Jude Childrens Hospital.