Jody L. (Gibson) Meredith, 39, passed away in Fortville on Aug. 15, 2017.
She was born to Tina and Dale Gibson on March 7, 1978, at home in Pendleton.
At the age of 10, Jody was the National Judo Champion. She was also active in 4-H for 10 years, working with pigs. She graduated from Pendleton Heights High School in 1996.
Jody loved animals of all kinds, especially her dog, Otis. She enjoyed horseback riding and reading. She was always smiling, never knew a stranger, adventurous, happy-go-lucky, and not afraid to try new things.
Left to treasure Jody's memory are her children, Dakota and Christopher Meredith; special friend, Scott Robinette; ESA K9, Otis; parents, Dale and Tina Gibson; siblings, Trinton and Atlanta Gibson; grandparents, Barry (Marilyn) Sands; aunts and uncles, Eric (Malissa) Sands, Parry (Tina) Sands, Bobby (Pam) Sands, Donnie (Trish) Sands, Tim (Nita) Daniels, Sharon Crawford, Terry (Crystal) Daniels, Karen (Joe) Blalock, Jeannie (Bud) Perry, Darlene Abston, Dennis (Teresa) Gibson, Diane Gibson; very close friends, Belinda Stamper, Delana (Rocky) Gardner and Danny Fountain; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
Preceding Jody in death were her grandparents, Jimmy Daniels, Peggy (Charles) Bowles and Frank and Betty Guenthenspberger; aunt, Shannon Kay Horton; and uncle, Gary Gibson.
Contributions in memory of Jody may be made to any Animal Protection League or Humane Society.
Visitation is from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services. Services will immediately follow at 4 p.m. with Belinda Stamper presiding.
Published on August 16, 2017