Ruby K. Gibson, 93 of Mount Olive, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Monday, May 11, 2020, at 11:40 p.m. She was born on September 1, 1926, in Brunot, MO to Samuel Rutherford and Martha (Davis) Rutherford.
She married Alvis Shafer. He preceded her in death on February 10, 1952. She then married Edgar Gibson. He preceded her in death on October 30, 1997. She was a CNA for St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield. Ruby was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gillespie and Sweet Springs Baptist Church of Missouri. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and spending time with family.
She is survived by her children, Jane Shafer of Mount Olive, Bonnie Gibson of Mt. Olive, Juanita Shafer (companion, Bob Schrum) of De Soto, MO, Kathy Pryor (companion, Steve Gleason) of Gillespie, Retha (spouse, Alan) Hinkle of Fredericktown, MO, and Tim (spouse, Yvette) Gibson of Huntsville, MO; grandchildren, Kerrie Tosetti, Lynn Petrelli, Noam Gibson, Lisa Gibson-Monroe, Becky Gibson, Kim Stoops, Lori Brandt, Bobbi Robbins, Kelli Hamann, Joshua Pryor, Staci Lee, Joni Figge, Thomas Hinkle, Sam Gibson, Phil Gibson, Caleb Gibson, Hannah Gibson, and Rachel Gibson; and several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; spouses; two sisters and three brothers. Family services will be held with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Litchfield. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Gillespie. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.