Betty Jean Gibbons
9/26/1937 - 1/19/2013
Betty Gibbons passed quietly at her home on January 19, 2013 in Marysville, California surrounded by her family.
Betty was born to Ernest and Ella Hintz, September 26, 1937 in Lodi, California. She worked tirelessly on the family farm in Lodi and was well loved by neighbors and classmates. She graduated Tokay Colony in 1955 and subsequently moved to Lincoln where she raised her three children with their father, Hank Gibbons. She was kind, generous and loved to help others; especially the elderly, impaired and less fortunate. Betty enjoyed cooking, gardening, antiquing, the outdoors and animals. Spending time at the ocean always made her happy. She was a wonderful, loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by sister, Irene Giuffra and husband, Angelo of Lodi; sister, Dorothy Turner and husband, Roger of Ione; son, Nathan Gibbons of Lincoln; daughter, Fran Edens and husband, David of Graham, Texas; daughter, Mandy Olmstead of Penn Valley; grandson, Austin Edens of Dripping Springs, Texas; granddaughter, Sarah Barie and husband, Jason of Portland, Tennessee; grandson, Jacob Gibbons and wife, Shelby of Fort Sumter, South Carolina; and great-grandchildren, Isaac Barie and Adalynn Barie. She was preceded in death by daughter, Audrey Gibbons; her parents; sister, Thelma Jackson; brother, Albert Hintz; and son-in-law, Danny Olmstead.
A Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church at the corner of 7th and C Streets in Marysville. A Rosary will be held at Lipp and Sullivan 629 D Street Marysville on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7 p.m.