Colleen Gibbons

Saturday, March 8, 2003

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Colleen Gibbons, 78, of Chaffee died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center.

She was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Kennett, Mo., daughter of Wilburn and Lottie Mae Johnson Fish. She and Claude Gibbons were married Dec. 24, 1940, and he died Jan. 16, 1995.

Survivors include two daughters, Darla Gibbonsmeyers of St. Charles, Mo., and Sandy Strong of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, William E. Fish of Miller, Mo., Lloyd Fish of Chaffee, Darius Fish of Pollock Pines, Calif., and Connie Fish of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Linda Weaver of Ellington, Mo., and Lavetta Curtis of Chaffee; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons and one brother.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. William Earl Fish officiating. Burial will be in Kenyon Cemetery in Delta, Mo.