Lela Corinne Gibson
Stewartsville….Lela Corinne Gibson, age 97, was born December 28, 1919 in Osborn, Missouri, the daughter of Raymond and Bessie (Rollett) Saunders and passed away January 9, 2017 in St. Joseph.
Corrine was a graduate of Stewartsville High School and on April 15, 1939 she married Wallace Gibson. To this union two children were born. They made their home in Stewartsville where Corrine operated a Beauty Salon out of her home until 1971 and then worked at JC Penny Salon until 2000.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wallace Gibson; three sisters and one brother.
Survivors include two children, Steven (Kate) Gibson, St. Joseph and Vicki (Larry) Hodges, Kansas City; three grandsons, Shawn (Jennifer) Gibson, Washington DC, Derek (Emily) Witt, Monroe, Washington, Chad (Katye) Witt, Redondo Beach, Calf., one granddaughter, Nicole (John) Ziegler, Cincinnati, OH; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Turner Family Funeral Home of Stewartsville with burial in Stewartsville Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com