Former Loudon Judge Dies at 81

Family, friends and acquaintances paid their respects to longtime Loudon County General Sessions Court Judge John O. Gibson during funeral services Friday. During the services, many former colleagues shared memories of Judge Gibson, including General Sessions Judge Rex Dale who said, "His life was one dedicated to the service of others. Countless thousands reaped the benefits of his generous heart during his life. His military service, legal practice, judicial duties, church and civic activities have created fond memories and humorous stories from those who were honored to have been in his presence.” Read more from the News Herald.