M. Louise Tribble, 96, of Jacksonville died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
She was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Jacksonville, the daughter of John Sherman and Jennie M. Carter Harrell, Sr. She married Gerald Frederick "Trib" Tribble on July 22, 1949, in Jacksonville, and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1993.
She is survived by four sons and one daughter, Gerald Tribble Jr. of Jacksonville, Ralph Tribble of Jacksonville, Ron (Kathy) Tribble of Murrayville, Judy Heyen (companion, Nathan Huber) of Litchfield, and Mike Tribble of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren, Jerry Tribble, Michelle McCaffity, Becky Brown, Kassie (John Hardin) Johnson, Josh (Angela) Tribble, Chris Brown, Tim Brown, Terry (Jamie) Hemken and Christy (Walter) Rieck; 27 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one great-granddaughter, Kayla Ann Vickrey; nine brothers, Howard, William (surviving wife, Darlene of Merritt), Owen, Hearold, Clyde, Rollie, John S. Jr., Chalmer, and Eugene Harrell in infancy; and eight sisters, Gladys Miller, Minnie Frye, Esther Cox, Goldie Chaney, Fae Stubblefield, Kay Hart, Marie Bohler and Gloria Wallace.
Mrs. Tribble worked for 27 years at Illinois School for the Deaf, retiring in 1989. Prior to that she had worked at Hertzberg New Method. She was a member of Jacksonville Assembly of God.
A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Jacksonville Assembly of God, with burial at Jacksonville East Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Memorials are suggested to Jacksonville Assembly of God. Condolences may be left at buchanancody.com.