Delphine Gibson, age 90, of Versailles, MO, formerly of Shelbyville, MO, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City, MO.
She was born April 19, 1923, at home in Louisiana, MO, the daughter of Ruby Edward and Nellie Leona Houchin McCormick. On February 22, 1945, she was united in marriage to Leo Gibson. He preceded her in death on December 5, 1989.
Delphine is survived by one daughter, Sue Gibson of Hannibal, MO; one granddaughter, Tracy Bieri of Versailles, MO; three great-grandchildren, Amanda Goodall, Isaac Bieri and Joshua Berney; great-grandchildren, Railyne Goodall and twins arriving in September and one brother, Okey McCormick of Louisiana, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one granddaughter, Lynnette Gibson; two brothers, Ruby Guy (Slick) McCormick and Jewel McCormick.
Delphine was a graduate of Louisiana High School in Louisiana, MO and a member of the Shelbyville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, playing bingo and spending time with her family.
Funeral services will be held at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbyville, MO, on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 10:00 am with burial to follow at the Shelby Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home in Shelbyville from 9:00 to 10:00 on Friday. Memorials may be made to the Donor's Choice