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Shirley Gibson

August 24, 1937 — May 6, 2019

Shirley Gibson

Shirley Ann Gibson, 81, of Arcola, IL passed away at 5:23 P.M. on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Edwards Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery at a later date.   Visitation will be held 2 hours before the funeral at the funeral home.

Shirley was born on August 24, 1937 in Arcola, IL.  She was a daughter of Warren R. and Kathryn C. (McLane) Romine.  She married Jerry P. Gibson on June 6, 1959 in Arcola, IL. He passed away on February 20, 1996.

She is survived by five sons, Kevin Gibson of Arcola, IL, Curt Gibson and his wife Vickie of Arthur, IL, Dean Gibson and his wife Maureen of Kissimmee, FL, Eric Gibson and his wife Lisa of Tuscola, IL and Trent Gibson and his special friend, Terry of Savoy, IL; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tom Romine and his wife Sue of Arcola, IL and Terry Romine and his wife Janice of Sullivan, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her sister, Susan Hagan.

Shirley had been a member of the General Baptist Church in Arcola, IL.

She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan, she really appreciated art work of Thomas Kinkade, she liked to watch cooking shows and she enjoyed reading and spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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