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Leona Gibbs, 84

Posted July 29, 2014 at 5:56 pm

Leona M. Gibbs of Akron died July 17, 2014, at the Akron Care Center following a short illness.

Services were held July 23 at Westfield Congregational UCC in Westfield. Arrangements were be Christy-Smith Funeral Home of Sioux City.

Leona was born November 29, 1929, to Florence Price in Des Moines, IA, while on a short visit there. She was the fifth of six children. She lived in Sioux City and the area all her life.

She married Lloyd Wilton Gibbs Sept. 1, 1946, in Elk Point, SD. The couple lived, worked, and raised their family in Sioux City. Leona was employed in several part time positions and at Zenith and IBP.

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