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Revelee Lee Hibdon Hibdon Obituary
Revelee Lee Hibdon June 24, 1920 - November 10, 2013 Revelee Lee Hibdon, born Cylta Sonora Revelee Lee on June 24, 1920, died November 10, 2013 in Salt Lake City. Revelee was the born at Lark, Oklahoma, the youngest of nine children born to Marion Andrew Lee and Delores Ann Crowson Lee. Revelee was orphaned by the loss of her father before age two, and of her Mother before age thirteen. She married William Cecil Hibdon on Halloween day, 1936. Revelee was preceded in death by her husband and all of her siblings. She is survived by children Lois Marie Hibdon Seibert of Bakersfield California, by David Hibdon of Salt Lake City, and by Delores Mae Hibdon of Shamrock Texas. Grandchildren are Mitchell (Leslie) Seibert of Vernonia Oregon, Deborah (John) Deegan of Banks Oregon, Diana Seibert of Bakersfield, Karen (Bob Gump) Hibdon of Bethesda Maryland, Martin (Heather McNabb) Hibdon of San Francisco, Susan Hibdon (Dustin) Joyce of Brooklyn New York, and Ellen Hibdon of Salt Lake City. Survivors also include seven Great Grandchildren and two Great-Great Grandchildren. Revelee worked sometimes as a waitress in Oklahoma City and Bakersfield while her children grew up, then moved full time into retail as they left home. During the 1960s, she managed a Goodwill store in Berkeley and sold guns and cameras at the Naval Exchange on Treasure Island and at Vincent's Sporting Goods in Bakersfield. In later years she lived and worked near friends or family in New Mexico, Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma. She retired in the early 1990s and lived mostly in Oregon thereafter, enjoying time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Revelee began a long fight with progressive dementia about year 2000. She at last succumbed to the condition, but retained a feisty personality to the last. She expressed pride and love for her family in her last days, and love for her care givers on her last day of consciousness, November 8, 2013. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 4, 2013
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