We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 12, 2003 for 83 year old Jesse
Gibbs of Chester, IL who died Tuesday, July 8, 2003 at V.A. Administration
Hospital in Marion, IL.
He was born on July 5, 1920 in Jonesboro, IL, the son of Arthur and
Fannie (Day) Gibbs. He married Evelyn Vanderheyden on October 20, 1941 in
Waukegan, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving are 10 children, Helen Sasson, Donna Cowan, Allen Gibbs,
Dennis Gibbs, Brenda McVicar, Cindy Eggemeyer and Mark Gibbs all of
Chester, Vincent Gibbs of Fults, IL, Donald Gibbs of Peru, IN, and Thomas
Gibbs of Ellis Grove, IL. One brother, Wilburn Gibbs of Jonesboro, IL. 26
grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and three
Friends may call after 4pm, Friday, July 11, 2003 at the Welge Pechacek
Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral Mass for Jessie Gibbs will be at 10am Saturday, July 12, 2003
at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer
officiating. Burial, with Military Graveside Service, will be in the
Mausoleum at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.
Memorials can be made to family choice in care of Evelyn Gibbs.