Marguerite Gibson-Thompson

Marguerite Gibson-Thompson, 92, of Monticello, passed away 7:53 p.m. Jan. 7, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Graveside services will be 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton with Jim Kilson officiating. Visitation will be 100 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Halcyon Unit of the Piatt County Nursing Home.

Marguerite was born Sept. 16, 1926 in Decatur, the daughter of Wilbur and Emily J. (Thain) Helmick. She married John R. Gibson April 1, 1945 in Clinton. He passed away Aug. 22, 1985. She later married Halsey Lee Thompson Oct. 26, 1997 in DeLand. He passed away Feb. 4, 2015.

Survivors include her children, Richard Gibson, Wellington; Barbara (Frank) Schwarz, Clinton; David Gibson, Bloomington; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, William Gibson; and a sister, Wilma Harris-Wasson.

Marguerite was a member of the DeLand Christian Church and a member of the Home Bureau, Monticello. She volunteered at the Kirby Hospital gift shop, enjoyed crossword puzzles, spending time with her family.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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