Barbara Ann Gibbs, age 43, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg following a long illness.
She was born on May 11, 1962, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Willis L. "Doc" Hurd and Linda June Wiggans. She married Edwin E. Gibbs on June 19, 1982, in Fulton. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2003.
She had worked as a nurse aide and a physical therapist at both the Arkhaven and Medicalodge nursing homes. She was a member of the Church of Christ at 15th and Crawford streets.
Survivors include her parents, Willis and Linda Hurd of Fort Scott, a brother, Charles Hurd of Fort Scott, and extended family members.
The Rev. Jared Witt will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Diabetes Foundation and can be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott 66701. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.