Ramona B. Gibson
SPRINGFIELD - Ramona B. Gibson, 73, of Springfield, died at 7:25 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012 at her residence.
Ramona was born September 23, 1939 in Murphysboro, the daughter of Leslie and Anna Mae Daylie Wilson. She married Harry Gibson on October 5, 1974 in Springfield; he preceded her in death on March 16, 2004.
Ramona was a graduate of Murphysboro High School and worked at numerous factories and was a waitress for Pizza Hut for 10 years. She enjoyed camping, being outdoors, traveling, and having cook outs with her family. Ramona was a loving wife, great mother, and a great "nanny".
She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Rebecca Bayles; and brother, Butch Wilson.
She is survived by two sons, Daniel (Penny) Wilson and Bobby Lee; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Eleanor Houston, Joyce Bodenhamer and Phyllis Etherton.
Ramona's body will be donated to science.
Memorial Gathering and Ceremony: The family is hosting a memorial gathering from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial ceremony at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Real Life Church, 2450 Taylor Ave., Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to: The family of Ramona B. Gibson, c/o Citizens Bank, P.O. Box 200, Edinburg, IL 62531
The family of Ramona B. Gibson is being served by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.
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