State Farm Cafeteria

WINTER HAVEN - Maureen Gipson, 79, of Winter Haven, FL passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center due to failure to thrive.
Born November 13, 1933 in Glenbeigh, Ireland, she moved to Winter Haven in 1976 from Roosevelt, Long Island, NY. She was a retired cafeteria worker and had worked for many years in the State Farm cafeteria. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Winter Haven.
She is preceded in death by a grandson, Brent Wheeler and two sisters. She is survived by: 3 daughters, Sharon Hayman and her husband Ed of Clinton, IL, Austine Gipson of Auburndale, FL and Allison Holbrook of Polk City, FL; 3 grandchildren, Eric Hayman, Amber Crothers and Blake Spencer and her husband Josh; two great-grandchildren, Bryleigh and Brayden Spencer; her longtime companion, Harold Darby; and five sisters.
The family will receive friends from 10:00am until 11:00am, Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. A graveside service will follow at Auburndale Memorial Park at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations in her name to the . Condolences may be sent at
www.oakridgefuneralcare.com .


Published in Ledger from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2013