1931 Wilma 2015

Wilma Gibboney

February 1, 1931 — December 29, 2015

Wilma L. Gibboney, 84, of Covington, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at Koester Pavilion, Troy.  She was born February 1, 1931, in Greenville, to the late Edward and Ethel (Olinger) Etter.  She married Bruce L. Gibboney on October 21, 1949; he preceded her in death in 1984.

Mrs. Gibboney is survived by five children, Kathleen Gibboney of Covington, Michael Gibboney of Troy, Jeff (Kim) Gibboney of Covington, Janice (Mark) Folkerth of Troy, and Kristy Gibboney of Troy; son-in-law Tony Wright of Union; five grandchildren, Joshua and Jessica Wright, Jeremy, Kristopher, and Samantha Gibboney; brother Louis (Judy) Etter of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and sister-in-law Ruthann Etter of Dayton.  She was preceded in death by her son Jerry Gibboney; daughter Teresa Wright; brothers Arthur and Leonard Etter; and sister Thelma Etter.

Wilma was a 1949 graduate of Greenville High School and retired from Upper Valley Medical Center, after many years working as a telephone operator.  She was a member of Friendship Grace Brethren Church, where she was active as the church organist and pianist.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 4, at Jackson-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington, with Pastor Tim Combs officiating.  Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington.  Friends may call from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Grace Brethren Church, 5850 W. St. Rt. 41, Covington, OH 45318.  Online tributes may be left for her family at www.jackson-sarver.com .


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