Eva Marie Gibson, age 93 of Lima, died at 5:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born December 30, 1923 to the late Vernon and Gertrude Harkness Tousley. On October 10, 1942 she married Donald E. Gibson who preceded her in death January 10, 2010.
Eva retired from AVI Vending. She enjoyed watching sports, cooking, and BINGO. She cherished spending time with her family.
Survivors include a daughter – Kathy Jo (Anthony) Joseph of Lima; a special son – Bill (Tammy) DeWitt of Lima; 3 grandchildren – Jessica Hughes (Mike Chancey), Jeriamiah (Betsy) Joseph, Devaony (Andrew) Ricker; special grandchildren – Billy (Angie) DeWitt, Kristina (Will) Simerly, Bruce (Nikki) DeWitt; 12 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister – Pauline Thaxton.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Chaplain Dave Stanford will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions made to the family or Putnam County Hospice.
For release to: The Lima News (FREE NOTICE)
Date: Friday, April 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm