Mary Alee Gibbs 1925-2015
Mary Alee Gibbs, 90, died June 18, 2015 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood.
She was born March 5, 1925 at Emporia, the daughter of George and Frances (Stagner) Likes.
She married Donald Gibbs on March 15, 1948 at Great Bend. He died January 9, 1985.
A Great Bend resident since 1948, Mrs. Gibbs was a homemaker and grocery clerk.
She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary #3111 and American Legion Argonne Post #180, all of Great Bend. She enjoyed collecting red birds and being with her family.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Bookless of El Dorado; one son, Frank Gibbs and his wife Janice of Kansas City, Mo., two sisters, Gertrude Read of Wichita, and Karen Therrien of Derby; two brothers, Charles Likes of Heizer, and Hank Likes of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Debra Gibbs, and one brother, Chester Likes.
Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, at Great Bend Cemetery in Great Bend, with the Rev. Ken Gray officiating. Burial will be in the Great Bend Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net
Funeral Arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune June 18, 2015