Lora Gibbs, age 85 of Harrisburg, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Shawnee Rose Care Center in Harrisburg.
Lora was born in Pope County on Nov. 24, 1928, to the late Bill and Bessie Mae (Clore) Angelly. She married Waldo Gibbs on Aug. 10, 1950, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1978. Lora was a Ward Clerk for Harrisburg Medical Center and she also had worked at the Cap Factory. Lora enjoyed volunteering at TCT Television station in Marion.
Lora is survived by a daughter, Faye Greer of Marion; a son, Danny Gibbs and wife Akiyo of New Baden; seven grandchildren, Gina Horton of Harrisburg, Larry W. Greer and wife Donna of Harrisburg, Billy Greer of Harrisburg, Angela Renee Greco and husband Don of Belleville, Andrea Gayle Maddox of Belleville, Tia Maria Chilson and husband Wes of New Baden, Lisa Pitts and husband Richard of New Baden; seven great-grandchildren, Kristina Dunn and husband Travis of Carrier Mills, Brandon Greer of Harrisburg, Cody Horton of Harrisburg, Josh Horton of Harrisburg, Adysen Pitts of New Baden, Aidan Pits of New Baden, and Morgan Chilson of New Baden; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special caregiver and friend, Adelle Baggott of Harrisburg.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Lindale Cemetery at Eldorado. The Rev. Bob Patton will officiate. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery. Those wishing to attend should gather at the cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.