Marion- DOROTHY JEAN GIBBONS, age 77, of Marion, passed away at 3:34pm on Friday, December 18, 2009 at Herrin Hospital.
Dorothy was born in Pittsburg on February 29, 1932, the daughter of Lee Roy and Nannie Opal (Frye) Slater. She married Raymond Gibbons in March of 1951. He survives in Marion.
Mrs. Gibbons was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband- Raymond Gibbons of Marion, IL
Son- Raymond Lee and Cynthia (Dulaney) Gibbons of Meridian, MS
Daughter- Shirley Ann and Bruce Gibbens of Johnston City, IL
Daughter- Sherry Jan and Mickey Thompson of Latrobe, PA
Son- Ronald Dee and Brenda Kay Gibbons of Tamaroa, IL
Five Grandchildren- Tammy and Daniel Hall
Tracy and William Nicholson
Keith and Carrie Payne
Ten Great Grandchildren- Jamie and Jessica Zappa
Two Great Great Grandchildren- Hannah and Cameron Zappa
One brother- William George Bud Slater
One sister- Norma Lee Otey
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Noah Schlag officiating. Burial will follow at #8 Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Monday, December 21, 2009 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.
For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com