TIBBETTS (MEARS), JEAN MARGARET January 20, 1922 to October 23, 2012 Born in Flint, Michigan, Jean lived in many places all over the world as Navy wife until settling in San Diego in 1956. She moved to Orange County later in life to be closer to her family. Jean had a zest for life and was always upbeat. She was the beloved wife of Jim Tibbetts (deceased)and the adored mother of Linda Tibbetts (deceased), Dr. Terry Tibbetts (Susan) and Judith (Greg Beam). She was the doting Nana of Jared, Caitlin, Tierney, Aislinn, Dwayne, Danielle, and Suzanne. She will be remembered by a wide circle of family and friends. A service will be held for her on November 21st at 11 a.m. at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego. Please remember Jean by a donation to the Orange County ALS Association.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Nov. 11, 2012