Ruby K. Gibson, 93, of Mount Olive, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie, IL on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 11:40 pm. She was born September 1, 1926, in Brunot, MO to Samuel Rutherford & Martha (Davis) Rutherford. She married Alvis Shafer. He preceded her in death on February 10, 1952. She then married Edgar Gibson. He preceded her in death on October 30, 1997. She was a CNA for St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL. Ruby was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gillespie, IL and Sweet Springs Baptist Church of Missouri. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and spending time with family. She is survived by her children, Jane Shafer of Mount Olive, IL, Bonnie Gibson of Mt. Olive, IL, Juanita Shafer (companion, Bob Schrum) of De Soto, MO, Kathy Pryor (companion, Steve Gleason) of Gillespie, IL, Retha (spouse, Alan) Hinkle of Fredericktown, MO, Tim (spouse, Yvette) Gibson of Huntsville, MO, grandchildren, Kerrie Tosetti, Lynn Petrelli, Noam Gibson, Lisa Gibson-Monroe, Becky Gibson, Kim Stoops, Lori Brandt, Bobbi Robbins, Kelli Hamann, Joshua Pryor, Staci Lee, Joni Figge, Thomas Hinkle, Sam Gibson, Phil Gibson, Caleb Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Rachel Gibson, several great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, spouses, 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Family services will be held with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Litchfield, IL. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Gillespie, IL. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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