In Memoriam : Lavina Gibbs

Lavina Gibbs Lavina Mae Gibbs - age: 87
(May 18, 1932 to June 29, 2019 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL SERVICES:
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1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


BURIAL:
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Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, Illinois 62812

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Obituary:
Mrs. Lavina Mae Gibbs, age 87, of Benton; passed away at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Helia Healthcare of Benton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Karl Barnfield officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Lavina was born on May 18, 1932 in Benton, IL, the daughter of Rev. Clyde Gulley and Leona Fern (Gant) Gulley. She married Clarence Herb Gibbs on May 28, 1955, and he preceded her in death on October 11, 1995.

Lavina was a Certified Nurse’s Aide at the Franklin Hospital, where she worked for 25 years.

She was a member of the Steel City Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Gibbs is survived by her children: Cheryl Ann Norris, Clyde Herbert Gibbs, and David Aaron Gibbs and wife Brandie, all of Benton; two sisters: Arlene Davis and husband Rev. Eddie Paul Davis, Kathryn Crawford, of Benton; two brothers: David Gulley and wife Peggy, Danny Gulley and wife Jackie, also of Benton; a sister-in-law Gladys Thompson of West Frankfort; several nieces and nephews; and her four-legged family Annie and Lucy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister Clydean Rodriguez; two brothers-in-law: Ray Wilburn and Jimmie Dale Crawford; and a niece Amanda Kay Gulley.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Lavina Gibbs to the Steel City Missionary Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Lavina, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com





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