OMAHA – Vonnie J. “Jeanie” Gibson, 46, of Beaver Lake, formerly of Kearney, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha.
Services were today at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Kearney with the Rev. Janet Sturgis officiating. Burial was at Kearney Cemetery.
O’Brien-Straatmann-Apfel Funeral Home in Kearney was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to the church or to Bryant Elementary School in Kearney.
She was born Nov. 7, 1954, in Broken Bow to Vilas H. and Neva J. Jones. She graduated from Mullen High School in 1973 and then worked as a teacher aide at Coble School northwest of Mullen.
On May 29, 1976, she married Daniel P. Gibson in Mullen. They moved to Kearney, where she was employed at Killion Motors, Bryant Elementary School and Buzz’s Marine. In 1992, they moved outside of Gibbon, and in 1998, they moved to Beaver Lake. She was employed by Tincher Auto Group of Plattsmouth.
She enjoyed bowling, soccer, archery, camping and other outdoor activities. She also was a loving and caring mother with a joyful personality.
Survivors include her husband of Beaver Lake; son, Wade of Lincoln; daughter, Terra of Lincoln; mother and stepfather, Neva and Garlan Andrews of Mullen; brothers, Don Jones of Omaha and Ron Jones of Hastings; and sister, Bonnie Bain of Curtis.
She was preceded in death by her father.
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