Posted Jan. 19, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.

PORTLAND – Jessica Lin Gibson, 32, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Maine Medical Center, Portland. She was born Nov. 17, 1978, in Bangor, to Mark and Linda (Thomas) Gibson. She attended Brewer schools and moved to Portland in 2006. She could hold her own in any conversation and her companionship made any day special. She knew many people and valued her friends, trying to be a good friend herself. She leaves us to cherish the memory of these all too brief years. She is survived by her mother, Linda Hayes of Andrews, Texas; her father, Mark Gibson of Bangor; and brother, Alex Gibson. She was predeceased by a faithful friend, Aaron Miner. Spring interment will be held in Millinocket. Arrangements are by Independent Death Care, Portland.